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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: June 3, 1948
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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winner of the new car raffled off by Navy Relief Society

officials here to stimulate interest in this year's call for

Newly Designated Naval contributions for the Society's!
Jacksonville Auxiliary.
JAX AIR NEWS \
The
long-awaited drawing oC
' TAKES A BOWBoasting 1 ', the winning ticket will be held at

Aviators Receive WingsOt'ficers noon Monday on'the bandsnell opposite
; is hardly a commendable I
quality and most the Main Administration
I..an' i Building;, A huge crowd is ex-
newspapers ry strongly '
who received their I to extreme modesty But II pected to be on hand to witness
once
but in the long run they are what because they are considered as I the event.
wings and designation as Naval in a while the urge to brag
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mak-s the ;Navy really pay off part of tht' ntv "Many of the!' becomes and well Staging a raffle for the benefitof
overpowering
Aviators last week the
in The Captain reminded the midshipmen oftufr.s and men of the base live nigh irresistible The JAX AIR the Navy Relief Society was anew
first of its kindS II in at
departure fund-raising
ceremony and other officers that In our city and leave their families I I NKVVS has just been struck by
here since 1943 were warned such 1 NAS Jacksonville and the stunt
they are American citizens and with us while on foreign and an Impulse. I has proved an overwhelming sue-
that flying is not their only Ship's Editorial Association,
that despite the fact that their sea duty. And many return here': II I cess Thousands! of military and
a component of the Bureau of
responsibility. In address
an profession isolates them from to retire after their naval career Personnel, in its clip sheet i : civilian personnel !have; made con-
to the graduates Captain I tiibutions this in order to
I their fellow Americans, they must has ended. We feel that the Navy which goes to editors of Navy year geta
Herbert S. Duckworth Chiefof II : I I I chance on the new car. There
papers all over the globe, had
make it to know "what has contributed
a point greatly to our
are still few tickets left for
a
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Naval Air Advanced Train- this to say last week about us:
Americans outside of the service city through individual leadership those who have not yet made their
I "The bell\ has been
ing and Commanding Officerof I rung
i are thinking what their hopes, as well as economic growth," I : again by the -1.\\ Alit :XKU'.s: : I I donations and late-comers will
NAS Jacksonville called have the chance of
.their fears and their ideas which he declared. :NAS: .J I<<'k..o II11.\ ... Florida. ThefverHiiHsy same winning
attention to the fact that "a j i as those who made their contributions -
cheat In honor of
unite them" are Following the Mayor's address, the drive.
complex organization like the the Nav' "'H" 130th early in
birthday
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Mayor C Frank Whitehead of Comdr. C. E. Robertson, Superintendent The auto which will be turnedover
I turned nut a neat photo layout
does function bit
Navy not -
I Jacksonville was the guest speaker of Aviation Training, I for a front page. The picturedealt to the winner, complete with
self. presented the graduates with state license has been
a tag on
,
I at the graduation exercises.He with pearl.%' phase
', diplomas, and Captain Duckworth every public display in front of Ship'sService
As a officer in this organization In the "
young cited the high calibre of pilots o|>eratloii of the Navy:;
you will have many awarded them their wings, for the past six weeks.
trained here during the war and of -- .
additional responsibilities beyond

that of just flying" he void. their achievements in World War /&dm. Reeves Succeeds Ship's Service
These duties are not glamorous II. ,

-- -- -- "You, all of you regulars, are Father's
Staging
Navy To Get SaluteIn the nucleus around which the Rdm., Wagner As CNl1T

fighting Navy must be constructed I Bonus Sale
I Day
I I Rear Admiral John W, Reeves, -
Roller Skating when war comes or is threatened I
'I Jr., assumed the duties of Chiefof Station Hobbyists l Looking for something to give
; he asserted. "For the war ,
,
Follies 15 & 16 JuneA time Navy next time as last time, Naval Air Training at Pensa- Awarded Ribbons At pop up the on special HIS day"offer: Then Ship's don't Service pass

must be a Reserve Navy It is our cola Tuesday morning, relievingRear
salute to the Navy will open way in the United States to expand Admiral Frank D Wagnerwho Duval Hobby Show I is making giant this Father year.A Day Bonus
the Roller Skating! Follies which our armed forces in emergencies Three
hobbyists from the NAS
has been ordered to a new assignment Sale will get underway tomorrow
will be presented at the Jax and conversely to shrink Jacksonville Hobby Shop put their
at 1300 featuring special "twoforone" -
Roller Rink, 600 King Street by I them, some of us think too much, as Commander Fleet handiwork on display in the Du I
the Jax Dance and Figure Skating I Iin time of peace. As the last war Air, West Coast. I I val County Hobby Show at the from items.$3.50 to Free$3 will gifts,be valued given

Club on 15 and 16 June, the Jax approached and finally came The now CNAT formerly headedthe Rjveiside Park Methodist Church
with the of
Air News. learned this week. there was no lack of men' willingto Naval Air Transport Service. J; last week and when the judges away articles of purchase merchandise,eertajn it-

The opening number honoringthe serve in our Navy. His new duties include the supervision finished their inspections, the NAS was announced.I .

men in blue will feature 30 | "Those who joined were the of four subordinate flag men had copped four ribbons. I With the purchase of any radio
expert skaters dressed in Navy Reserves and they had the same commands Naval Air Basic |I Chief Walter Reeves took a first priced from $22.93 upward men's

uniforms supplied for the occasionby willingness to serve the same Training with headquarters at : place blue ribbon for his coin collection robes at $10 and up and Vv'iigin

Chief Joseph Darlak at the ability to learn and the same Pensacola, Naval Air Technical '( Chief Franklin Tanner cameras! at $20. patrons may
suggestion of Lt. Donald L. Dunk- courage as you have. What they Training with headquarters at']I took a second prize with his art choose any of the following free
lee. Sanctioned by the U. S. Am- lacked, and what they will lack Memphis Naval Air Reserve I metal work and leatheitraft. and gifts:

ateur Roller Skating Association, next time, is the experience that Training with headquarters at Arnold Trent of NARTU captureda ( It l Selectron electric clock l ,
the show will include 20 acts in you are getting and will get when Glenview and Naval Air Advanced first place award for his Dool- i which can be set to turn appliances *

addition to the opening Navy you leave this Naval Air Station. Training with headquarters at Ing model race car and a second on and off automatically$7 --

number Therefore, you must rememberthat Jacksonville. I prize ribbon tor his McCoy model value:

The first of its kind in Florida you are not gaining experi- Admiral Wagner took over as race car.Chief i f r2i Evans combination lighters
according to promoters proceedsof ence only to make yourselves excellent Chief of Naval Air Training in I Tony Riceardelli and bud cannon table model Uhter.-

this benefit show will be used fliers. You were here to January, 1946, as Naval Aviationwas Chief Ted Newman also had collections $3.50 to $7,50 value:
to send skaters representing this obtain training on which the Reserves returning to peacetime operations entered but did not ((31' Kirsten pJpp $8 to $$

state to the National AAU in must depend for their lives Now Admiral Reeves will place among the winners, value.A .

Washington. and upon which the nation must administer an expanded training; The awards are now on displayat special counter in the merchandise
Tickets to the gala productionmay depend for its existence in the program with student loads increasing '' the NAS Hobby Shop.Marine store on the second deckIs

be obtained at the rink or event of another war." he added.In and larger appropriations n_ __ ._ being reserved for the sale of
here on the station from Johnny concluding the Mayor told earmarked for the Navy's. ajr arm. pilots. Coast Guard pilots these items. It will be installers

Nelson Barracks L, Compartment the graduates that Jacksonvilletakes The Naval Air Training Command and Latin Americans under where the men's clothing department
A. a special interest in them trains all Na\ al Aviators special arrangements/ is usually\ ll"ttl'd
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Tilt: IKVT OKOI I' of pilots since: 19Ht i 1 II i Comdr Lewis S Sims\ has his wings pinned .

t i ,', < :v t 0'h, ir I""']u" t1i\ i" in ,\:; ;Naval; : Aviator on by hit young daughter. ((2) Mayor C.

i ,Il ,virif i >miletnm\| \ oi Advamed Training Frank Whitehead of Jacksonville addressee
vs ,': .' awarded their wings last Thursday: at d i
c,'reinony at the Dandshell opposite the Main the graduates. ((3) Captain Duckworth con

Administration Building, Sixteen pilots weipiesnted giatulatos the airmen (11 The Captain
diplomas by Comdr (', F.. Robertson ,shakes, handd with Midshipman Eldon W.

Superintendent( of Aviation Training. an.1 Brown, Jr ,, after presenting the student of-
h'\d :S Duckworth, Commanding Officer of ;NAan >> ':r idiintes, ,,.'ntc-l i 1''i 111' Id-ill' low, vvajt for

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 3 June 1948



_ D-Day In Normandy, 6 June 1944 : Commercial Bulletin I I


Bulletins will be accepted. until space ha bran tilled, but m t

later than tWO Tuesday. Kxt.: 8JSO.

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FOR !SALE One Firestone car-cooler. Phone 3.
4465 and ask for Mil Webb.
Breakfast set. maple with leather .
seats Coat SSO. used for 1 month 'I Large.' Pponeglray In good! condIU<>, '
S54i or reasonable offer Lt. A. E. I $1 ; on, 2-6132.
Six I cu. ft. gas refrigerator In c404
'ant. ext. 4JO. ,
I New Bra two bedroom bungalow., Within I condition Call Mrs. P. J. lying; '
H Iz j walking distance of shopping centerchurch 2-0210.:
r school one halt block to I FOIL KENT
," ..... : bu line. Stucco over concrete block Modern apartment, good location.
with steel casement windows" tile Giayion. 2-6132.:
;". bath and drulnbourU. Phone L. J. Pleasant double room for quiet 'ou-
+ r DeChalne. 9-7W15 or see house atwar pie. Near stores and bun lines. Call
4736 Colonial Avenue (Key Mr. c-I'UIU. 2-3771.
screen duO! )3. Pi Ice J7.850. Furnished Ilve.i om apuitment. share
L Accordlan. 48 bass In good condition. bath. $12.50: week. Cull Mrs
v Also gills bicycle with, balloon tlie Johnson. 2-:<023.Twobedroom ,
rw carrier.. Three room u(
saw axxM ... and luggage
+ I furnished house Cars
I furniture. Including drapes, lamps.
s and dishes. See MeMaster at rent for :3 months. $.">0 per month
rugs Paik. :32.10 HirAm Ave., nC'ar'p"'onnt'lt..
Dewey
:812A: Norman
suite with Mrs. L). K. Richardson 8.7AS.:! !!>
Good foui-piece bedioom I
InnerspiInK mattress und box springs. Two-room furnished spa..tment. Citmn: '
i Living loom and "1 h1nlltlulrn persons only. Cull after 15.10. Mrs.
I I including washing : Austin 2.3312.'threeroam .
I good condition. Reasonable price apartment \1'1nll't"; locution.
U-sboin l.fW4B Randolph NAS.IX No pets or children. 5RSO per
>uble bed and mall I''''". like new. month. Phone 2-978J and oak fur
t a Simmons da) bed 510. Kosei. vkl.I'.iJb Mr*s. Batrett.

:.145. One single loom and two roc'mllIIllh
._ ; dition.ou Terraplane make In good otter I tunning 1.1110o.lb con-. twin beds. Kitchen privileges On
Ortega bus route. Would like I
ne box $5. Call Joe Arab. :274WXAnchor *
In rent to business E'llItlnll.o i"ma
iSrand" wardrobe\ trunk
.' K. would not be occupied duilng day
petted condition. $*) Call J.
time. Phone Mrs. John
Stephen. .
a Heed 8.2bx3.handy : 2-H846.
na Hot portable washing machine.
Like new. :JIW.: I am nrlllng onl I) One-room apartment equal to slz*
because I have linger machine of small I hi C'.room house. KI vtrVclefilRerutoi.
Tompkins. ext. 8.KM. Call 4-6540 and ask aft
,t blOb)"'s play pen. piactically new. Also either Mrs. Brand or Mrs. Davis.,
s.,,: +Y 1 set of CPO Aviation Greens, uiatv One room, two sinxie bC'dt.! NUe locality.
: ,; ., ;i' :' : :1; Orally new. Tiouseii Ue 32.: tout- $10 a week per couple Phone
} .. : chest 41, and waist JO. l'onlltel'hl ,I Mill Dil\'l I. 46540.)
., .
.. 1 Pieces, ext. 427. Widow will" share home with\ nice
'" baby Tend and a deluxe young couple. Near sU c: bus lines,
; ::if baby carilae.; ,. Also : "DUIit-RIIl"1 incudlng NAS route. 965 per month.
living loom suite and Call befoie 7 June. Mil Putter.23WW. .
i kpiedd. All iVMSonable. J !! .
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\ D-Day 4th AnniversaryLike Lat.t. I refrigerator 5-4&HMV. 8 cu. ft. capacity I Delightful with or without rooms .t kitchen,leanonable privileges.prlee 1

: -ufs | In Kood condition 3125. Su WI "' Miss Wells, ext. 2-7327.: '
AX ADC. at :'K506A: Dewey' Park Nice roof room In Murray Hill dlnlitct
a grim reminder from the distant Radlo-phonograph combination 48 0"1 with private bath Telephone Jot,III.
past. Americans will celebrate the fourth dlx table model (33. Also 1HT St t H, K. :Zalezzl. 2-49.11. t

Editorial Off let-* anniversary' D-Day this Sunday. In the :2u baker.0ult miles Commander, still In business excellent c'ou 'ANTEDRiders ,

South \\"IoL.u/ \\er Deck, Bid. 930 midst of a re-armament which includes i dillon, I.HIIO.I l.t. Hambsch. ext. wanted for trip to Nl'w'c>rlr
Telephone K\teiision-8184 program I I 502.l40 I City. Leaving 19 June, returning the
Arthur M. Greene Editor: strengthening the Air Force buildingup LuSalle iolii-Uoor ,,' In excellent condition. Heater and 1 to '- rldpl'I. Help drive and share
The JAX AIR NEWS ta published weekly at the' the Army and Navy with a peacetimedraft i radio (out new hors und a spare. | expenses.: Contact' L. S Clceio, 7-
U. S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida and I and intensified research in robot and I I Call June P. Dlnmote, 25142. I II 7Ui2 after 1700
pnnted commercially with non-appropriated fundsat One 5-piece toasted mahogany, bedroom Anyone; Interested' In going to Johns
to the government and in compliancewith I push-button warfare, the country will turn suite, thire niunlhs old. Cost 5328.will : i iI I Ipo town Pa., or vicinity. on June :l1t.
no expense I take J195. Must sell as soon as contact M. J. Kelly: al'A. 5. Share
its
thoughts back to that historic occasion -
SecNav Circular Letter .:)-1918 dated 12 December | lIlblt'. Can be seen at :3724A Dewey I expenses.
1945. Copies are distributed!! free of charge |I four years ago when the greatest invasion Park Annex. Chief Uesht r.. i ialnut Nice relined girl at 3118 Oak Street

at the Naval Air Station, the Naval Air Reserve !| armada in all history set sail from the shoresof ![ \\springs bedroom und mall suite I ('III., complete Almost new.with" wants girl meals to Included.share loom.I Airy Hc mom)mecooxcd -

Training Unit the Headquarters of the Naval I Britain to touch off the assault of Fortress I leaving town and must sell at once. with double bed und plenty of I-IKM-I
Air Advanced Training Command, Headquarters of I I I I $75. Call Mrs. A B. Kmeuon. 8UM2.Cocker / space. Call Mrs. Greenwood ;27121.:
the Seventh Naval District. Naval Auxiliary Europe.No Spaniel puppies, two males I I

Station Cecil Field and the U. S. Naval All'I I longer is the memory of that long- I RegUU'icd.champions.excellent: Show pedlgreei tape bired.Reasonable. and15time .

awaited day vivid in the minds of the peopleof ,I Call Helen Hill, cxi. Information School
Captain Herbert S. Duckworth. L'SN. Commanding tltiti.:
Jacksonvk.lt Naval Air Station the United States. So much has transpiredsince I Two-burner hot plate. ..nll5>p-l.I.n.:
that morning in June that it is difficultto I arch $12. Also "Apex vacuum For Armed Forces Is
Captain i C. M. Schaar, Captain F. W. Prlestman, cleunei. $3See L. I*. Graham
MC). t'SN.: Commanding. L'SNR. Commanding recall all the details. But everyone can 4041A Dewey Park Annex. Authorized SecDefAn
U. S. Naval Hospital Naval. Air Reserve recollect that when the word was. flashed 1941 Chrviolct conveitlble. :IStwpuinl I By
Training Unit i joh., new' tup. radio and heatei.' $1 -
that the invasion was on, the news was a 0)5 SOP J. A. lleniifi at l.'MftB: H.m- Armed Forces Information

LL Col. T. C. Moore Jr. Lt. Col. Robert A. Black welcome sign that the beginning of the end I loph SI .\AS.t School to replace the Army's Information
Marine All
USMC. Commanding Commanding School at Carlisle!! Pa.
,
Marine Barracks Detachment, NARTU was in sight. It was the culmination of
yearsof I' '
has been authorized by Secretaryof
planning and preparation. It was the day llC- ]1''JnQr.rrtiKr\\ :
Defense'
The JAX AIR :NEVvS I III a member of the Shlp Editorial James Forrestal!! for
AiMivltttlon and the Aimed. Fort-en Press Service. Re- I[ that millions of suppressed Europeans had : fleets of the Army, Navy and
luotiuoliun ol mult'I loll from these xouicea must bear Air Force.Instruction,
also been
dawn.
\ anxiously waiting 'J.Wil
a credit line Ropublli-Jtmn IOC> other mullet except '
b.v M'tvici-, iMiblii-.itions.; !III w-ohlblud without jwrmUilvn Everyone knows what that day meant to : will be given in technical -
of Kditoi, JAX AIR NEWS./'" : m'1 !
phases of magazines, motion
the world. From the beachhead establishedat
pictures, radio and newspapers.
Normandy, American armies swarmedover 1 In addition, lectures will be given

Why, What and How Nazi-occupied Europe, driving the enemy by outstanding civilians in the

from French soil and l field of public information.
finally
(TltU U (he-- second l installment of the sixth and : : bringing 't@Y. !, Not more than 25 officers will

final article In a ,...rl..,. about the Navy Kelief :So- the unconditional surrender which spelled 1 THE COLOR OF BLOOD by be selected from each service. Of-

.-it'tJ'_1'cI.; ) liberation for the people of the countries E. Ralph Kundcll is a good historical ficers with rank of commander

conquered by Hitler's Wehrmacht. 1 novel with an unusual ,, and below may submit requestsfor
Since real need is controlling factor when financial '
assistance is given a funds of the Society am j But D-Day can play an even greater role background. The story is laid inArgentina's the school.! At least five instructor

not available as a matter of convenience in such: in world history. It can serve as a reminderto most turbulent revolutionary will be provided by the
period in the early 19th Navy.
situations as the following: all mankind of the effort the
mighty century. The action revolves abouta I I Administration of the school
(ai) To assist in maintaining a standard of living staggering expense, and the cost in lives young Argentine gaucho and his I will remain under the Army after

incommensurate with the pay and allowances which is required to halt aggression, in- '|adventures during the revolution. approval of a charter by the SecI -

ot the man.b justice and conquest once war is already un j There is also an excellent portraitof I I'' rotaries of the Army, Navy and
( I To pay emergency expenses which the family a ruthless military dictator Air Force.NAVAL .
is able to meet from its own resources.c derway. It can serve as a reminder that Roses, who was forcibly weldingthe I I .

) To finance business ventures.d peace is worth striving and fighting for just loosely federated provinces into RANK NOT TOIII

( ) To finance leave or liberty except in special as hard in time of peace as in time of war. j I' a single state. This is a love '
cases such as critical illness or death of Once things get out of hand and the shoot- story as well as one of battles, intrigues I' .: USKI;,) IN BUSINESS

a member of serviceman's immediate family). ing starts, it is a colossal and monumental and adventure (SEA ) Retired Reserve and
(el' To pay debts contracted prior to the man's If you enjoyed "Bishop's Regular officers and enlisted!! personnel -.
entry into the service. undertaking to restore order and tranquility. Mantle", read NO TRUMPET on active duty are forbidden -

(f) To purchase non-essentials or to pay debts Every expense, every effort is worth ex- BEFORE HIM by Nella Gardner ,, to use their rank or rating cities -
created thereby pending to insure that the democracies of White This is the story of a in connection with commer-

(gt To provide regular supplementation of Income the world need not face another D-Day in young and a Methodist failure in minister the eyes, a of misfit his I i I authorship cial enterprises ot material except for to publication. show

in order to supply basic needs. the future. The consequences of another D- wife. Even the small town of .

While the above are typical of the more frequent : Day are too terrifying to imagine. Aporia doubts his ability, and Personnel' on Inactive duty, including -
situations in which aid can or cannot norm- when he is appointed to a large 'I Reserve' officers and enlisted -

ally be granted they are by no means completelydftinith.e I church: : In a worldly community, I men may use their titles ;n

and all cases presented are given full and IMammoth Carrier Proposed Paul Phillips provokes the displeasure I Icommercial enterprises in accordance -
sympathetic consideration. Attempt is made to of his new congregation I with the governing directiveI

parsimony.HOW it solve them. on the side of liberality rather than I (SEA) -With an eye toward a bigger who too. This refused is a to good compromise story of a with man I 119-17)I General. Order 251 of 22 Sept.

and better naval force than realized
ane.cr his of life.
way
ASSISTANCE IS GIVEN Financial
assistance !! < >
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the Navy has proposed the construction "How Orten88 My Father" I I
may take the form of a loan without in- I I Not many people are aware that
Iciest an outright gift or a combination of the two of an aircraft carrier which would dwarf chronicled a motor trip of the SOS is supposed to mean Save

depending upon all the facts and circumstances in I the largest afloat at present. Dodges, HOW through LOST Mexico WAS to Guatemala I I.Our Souls But EVERYBODY

a given case. The Society operates on the assumption !! The proposed ship would cost an esti- I WEEKEND continues the famUy' MY! knows that P. S. means Payroll I Ii
that men of the Naval service desire to maintain I i Savings which is just another I II
mated $121,000,000 and require four yearsto adventures as residents of I
thcik independence: lf-reliance: and financial, way of Personal Security.
saying
build. With overall length of 1,000!) feet Guatemala. The book Is an hilarious I I I
an
integrity. On this basis it Is established policy to I ___ __ --
help! men to meet their obligations in time of emer- the carrier would exceed the Midway class tale, but and some also gives excellent real Information -

gncy need but not to relieve them of their responsibility carriers by 122 feet, their overall length be- of life in Central America.pictures -

to provide for themselves and their families ing 008) feet. Waterline length of the ship ASYLUM FOR THE QUEEN 4.
in tn far as they are able to do so. For this
would be 1,030 feet.Construction i by Mildred Jordan is based on a
reason, financial assistance takes the form of a
AI the
romantic KtatUa
episode In French-Amtr- CbspeU, itimlag-1|
loan whenever repayment within a reasonable period of the carrier has been approved -I. Ican history. The time of the harp Bead ..d ..tI. Avesae
I is possible without undue burden. The repayment by high-ranking Navy officials and I Us that of the French revolution story I Pr.t..1
of loans enables the to other i I OVV: Worship Service Chaplain
Society help
the House Armed Services subcommittee. and its plot is that of a group of M. R Stevenson'
men when faced with similar situations. In most
the John L. Sullivan aristocrats who plan to rescue the )04)-tn
Secretary Navy urged I I'al'onhlp Service .
cR.t19< the registration of a small monthly allot-
royal family from Paris and bring Chaplain R L. Muiph. >.
ment is the most appropriate: method of effecting immediate construction of the vessel to them to I 0630 Chapel.
a Pennsylvania colony -Sunday School. Small
ii'l-ayment. have it available in the event of an [ named Asylum until they can re- I : csa.lte''

Since the Navy Relief Society is not a govern- emergency." | turn to France. The story is centered O''OO-'IUI(rsqifass.1kAMsu.> .

r-'t-ntftl ngmcy. but is supported entirely by volun- The ship would be longer than the former t tniy contributions: its u-sitantv cannot be con- Pierre de Mlcheliat and is concerned Air outdoor Nursery lor small fhll-
French liner Normandie of the
'diiid! i a btOi Ill its tight but must be limited to one with plots and 'largest ships ever launched. lof II and 1700.I :, .
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GOLD STAR MEDALS PRESENTED

J II' __.-,,___ .____ _.______ I VOTING INFORMATION FOR MILITARY



,. I PERSONNEL RELEASED BY SIX STATES .

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9 The states. of Georgia Kansas Oklahoma and South Dakota
.r- recently released information for guidance of servicemen In the ob ''
: taming of absentee ballots for In this
1v k voting year's Federal, State, and
1 Municipal1t'cUons,
In addition Navy Department Voting Information Bulletin No.>>
s> '(-1a _announced that the Absentee Voting Law In the state nt South..
db 'Carolina was repealed in April of
I this year. for one year, a resident of the
According to the Voting Information county, city, or village for four
Bulletin, personnel may! months, and a resident of the election .
t... apply for absentee ballots by the district for 30 days prior to
I use of the postcard USWBC Form 2 November 1918. The applications
. No 1 or Standard Form No. 76 must be filed with the Division or
\. i which may be obtained from the I I with the Boards of Election of the
Commanding Officer or Voting j home county of residence of th s
: Officer. j applicant on or before 15 October
In Georgia the earliest date ; 1918.!
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the ballots may be mailed has
1iaax been set at 8 July in the primary j I

lections and 2 September In the i Around TheDispensary
regular elections In Kansas, ballots -
will not be accepted earlier j ]
than: July in the primary and early J I
September in the General Elec- (j,
tions. Ballots received after 2.
in the '. -' ---- .
August primary and 1 November -----
i 'tom ;.. .. in the general election will Good-byes are in order for the
a ; ; d,r Y I not be counted.In following personnel l: Donald Goan,
k Oklahoma, any ballots for the HMC. who has retired after 21-

4f :} >, special, regular primary, run-off honorable years. Ponders, HMC;
primary and general elections and Catch HM3, who have gone
should be mailed as soon as pos- to-Charleston for sea duty after
sible. The special election' deadlineis 1 a few years of good shore duty
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CAPTAIN: I. 1', MASON: Acting Commandant of the Seventh Naval District, made a token: presentation 6 July, the regular primary's i hereabouts.A .
of Gold Star Medals during ceremonies marking Memorial Day: Sunday at Hamming Park deadline on 6 July the run-off 1 big "HELLO" to J. Cooper,
in downtown Jacksonville. 1 Left I The Captain shakes hands with John Lee Saunders. ell Jon of 'i primary last date is 27 July, and HMC, who comes to us from .
John Lee Saunders Jr., of Route 7, an aviation machinist mate who was killed In a plane crash in the general election time-limit has Memphis I know you'll enjoy
Brazil. Mrs. Saunders looks on. (Right I Captain Mason pins the Gold Star Medal on William F. been set at 2 November The spe. i your duty here, Coop!
Box of 4615 Sunderland I vial election in Oklahoma is i We lost one of our X-Ray men.
Road whose son, Corporal Otis O. Boxx, died In the invasion of Iwo Jima for
after having received the Purple Heart for wounds sustained during the battle for Saipan. : an amendment to the state con II Keith Bruster, HMC, has left u*:
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San Juan. I Personnel' from South Dakota pital. We all hope you have a aol
I When asked if he \'re married, (:< were required to send In their I!j id time, Bruce.
Hospital I he replied quickly, "Yes, and very postcard applications designating'I What time were you relieved by
much so.' He even has a 10-year- party affiliation by 1 June. La nf.fnn, Rurrt tt'i
old daughter, Dotty. And is he a Personnel Officer's memorandum i Next time you go "ANY-
proud papa! '' No. SO-48 revealed that personnel I|, WHERE" Betty, check out with
ChatterThe :'Serge at the front desk.
Britt's favorite recreation Is from New York were being -
fishing. Favorite pastime 4s eating 1 urged to contact: the Division Orchids to the ball team for
patients really enjoyed the He says he's gotta get back i of Servicemen's Voting, Depart- i[ their overdue victory over the
big May Dance given in the audi- all the weight he has lost. Along i ment of State, State of New York, !j Marine aggregation. The score
torium on 25 May. The mainside'! (!i musical lines, he definitely leans Hy Walter A. Vendltelll, HMC: 130 I Lodge Street, Albany 1, New I|1 was 4 to 3 with some brilliant
band gave out with the jive, and | toward popular current music i ii Two Sundays ago. the following York and inform it of the serv- pitching by Jerry Walker, as us-
there were many cute Rainbow i As for future plans, we know names were drawn for the fifty iceman's military and residential 1, ual.! We should support our club
girls from Jax. The refreshments it's staying In the Navy. Chief bucks--Chiefs Wilma Kealen and address. more, folks!
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furnished by Red Cross i Paul N, Zimmerman. Neither When are we to have
Canteen Britt has a year and a half left one Applicants for absentee war. going
Corps were plenty tasty. Keep on to do with Uncle Sam after whichhe ', was present at the time. Luck I ballots in New York must be 211 I II j I comes sterile goods. Novak ?
the lookout for the big dance next plans to retire and take life :', plays a big part in these affairs.It I years of age, a citizen of the i!;1 Congratulations to you, Jerry
month! easy The Chief is really a friendly I seems that Chief Zimmerman United States for over 90 days, a Walker, on becoming a proud daddy. -
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likeable fellow. Since his wife t was in the club all day long (or resident of the state of New York The Mrs. and Miss are doing
Special Bulletin! Tonight at i isn't jealous, he likes to keep just aboutl) but at home at the ---- --- -.--- fine, folks.
1930-Monte Carlo night. Comeon with all the womenfolk around up II i, time of the drawing. So sorry, Charles E. Fuller, ADC; Harry E. II DENTAL NOTES: Curry, DT3,
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down to the Recreation Hall here. He certainly keeps the volunteers folks, better luck next time Say, Bell, CSC; Charles Cowley, ADC; has' left us for duty in Washing
and try your luck. Many games of I and Red Cross workers Russ, how about bringing your Ward E. Tull, AMC; J. S. Cooper ton. Some people get all the gra
chance! Gala occasion! Girls, refreshments I steppin. lovely wife up sometime The Jr., HMC; Duane C. Larson RMC: vy, Gurney!
prizes, and excitement I I NURSES I usual case of beer was won by and Carl R. Frederick ETC. We Those cribbage games between
NOTESOn Chief Hermanla Rump after a wall certainly endeavor to please I j Chief Gurney and Mike Sittike,
I I!I Saturday, 29 May, the marriages long drawn out affair. Rump sure you as much as you have pleased I HM2. are certainly a sight to see
Miss Margaret Fridy goes on of Lt. Jeannette Kezer, to I shared her winnings with her us in your very pleasant patronage 1' Chief Gurney must be a little
leave Sunday. Yep, dies, she'll be i'< John Fugina, and Lt. (Jgl I Har- 1 party. of this Club. I I ahead of Mike the way he plays
gone 10 whole days. Miss Fridy, I j rlet G. Martin to Lt. (Jg) Benedict | RUMORS ARE FLYING: When PASSING PARADE: Here is a I|I COFFEE SHACK: After a
vr. hear this leave has a special' Joseph Scott, took place in it comes to real "BROWN BAG- small list of good people seen at I weary and busy hour or two, drop
Attraction. Here's wishing you the St. Edward's Chapel here. The I GING", H. H. Davis i Hard-Head the Club the past week: Chief and I in the shack for a smooth cup of
best vacation ever. You deserve ceremonies were performed by to y'all) is a past master. Tell me Mrs. Wilson D. Harris, Chief and i Java and some dope that will be
U! I Father James M. Coyle. A reception 1 this, when does a bachelor settle Mrs. Mavrogeorge, Chief and Mrs. i making 'n ws.
PATIENT OF THE WEEK-- 1 for both couples at the "0' 1 down and buy a house ? Guy Turner, Chief and Mrs. Her- When things must be dane
,Yea he is none other than Chief Club followed I| Chief John Hamilton Is really schel Borden, Chief and Mrs. around the office, the "GOLD
D. R. Britt from Ward A-8, The ,j Lt (Jg) Ruth C, Vickers was making the rounds since his de- "Barney" Baxter, Chief and Mrs. I[ DUST" twins, Fash and Bragg,
Chief came to this hospital on 10 detached 1 June for transfer to I parture from the sick )list. Watch John Craig, Chief and Mrs. Robert both HM3's, will see to it that It
February with burns and cuts revived U. S. Naval Hospital, St. Albans, your step, Ham, Folkston is not A. Gurney, who by the way iia done in the proper fashion.I .
In a plane accident near New York. too far away. celebrated their tenth wedding anniversary am sorry we're )late, Serge,
Green Covo Springs. He was one j We are certainly happy to see here, plus Chief and but happy birthday and may you
o( radiomen In the plane which Roll along on regular Payroll you around again, Bill Shanley, Mrs. Hammond. :My salutations to have many, many more We know
was enroute to Jacksonville, from Savings: I We do hone .YOU are over. that ill. you all. everyone. I the date from here on in, though!
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'ness, buddy, COMING EVENTS: Don't forget We heard that Dr. Connie Asters
POPE AND BLUEJACKET: j Chief Jesus M. Guzman has Just the big "OPEN HOUSE" got air-sick on that "urgent"trip
1 returned from a beautiful thirty- spaghetti dinner tonight from to Banana River last week.
I day leave on the sandy West 1930 till ( ? I, Bingo tomorrow You look perfect now, Doo!
| Coast. How are things in L. A., (jackpot is' $3;) and the big $100 i How was your first watch, 0<1.
r < rus ? We will now have our tailoring drawing this coining Sunday.; \'i.'" ?
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done in good fashion at last, i n
gentlemen. YOUNGSTER GETS FATHER'S DFC .

ORCHIDS: This week's bouquetwill
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j; ta 's r have to be divided between
:WI very swell people. Our deepest
LX"fk C !thanks and gratitude go to Chief
< "arl Fredrick for his wonderful
piano playing a few Sundays ago
V and to Mrs. Guy Turner for her
excellent( interior decorating of
I he Club for our Memorial Dance.
The rare flowers are on their way, 4
6 cok| *. M at
r SPECIAL: A special commendation ,
/ of Chief M. O. Hughes and
'F. his dear friends for the wonder-

: ul entertainment they presented
t to us a few weeks ago. We certainly h
f enjoyed the music and
kjaiety: I Moo
'a. A* ADPED: SPICE: Sailors may retiro -
Ar I niiti go to rest; but a few like
t the t lojlowing are giving us a hand
,m! ("'I I' pica for unity and they; are
.j"II1 i their Ahare: Albert D. kaye.U .
< )c. Clyde A. Smith, ADC; VVil-
'i'.im' Bradford, CElt; Mataists: R
Stephens! : ADC; and Chatlcs,; A
H Ubert, ADC. All retired, B.-II-
MeMien.! < by the way. A most ,orii :
T 01(, i II! welcome! into our mi'1st .fr'.fr'Ai

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ADDED A'M'RACTIO"w:: :
unit handsome faces are a pleas .4'
MI.to see at our "Home Aw.iy
i [.'1'011Home" Club, and we do haveHome. I ,
Here goes a list of Chiefs ---'-'-- -" ._ -
,. APPS I who have joined us in our drive CAPTAIN 1liiiURT: S. WCKWOUTir. Commanding Officerof
-- -- -- ---- for a better all-around Club: Benjamin NAS and Chief of Naval Air Advanced Training, the DFCon
DURING A VISIT to the Vatican City from units anchored at pins
M. Doughty, HMC; JosephJ. Brad Bacon Randle, son of Mrs. Robert Bacon Handle. The
Naples, a U. S. sailor ha* a Rosary blessed by Popo Pius XI[. The I' Glowacki, RTC; Robert A Gurney award was made posthumously to the youngster's father, Lt. J. D.
Pontiff granted an audience to !scored of servicemen during the
DTC; Fred T. Verstraete. Bacon Jr., who
lost action
: I was m over Bougainville tn ,,1913. His
U. S. Navy visit to the Italian port.
L SPC'; Edward Bankston, ADC mother, right, is now married to Lt Randle of VF-ATU 9I





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Four CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS 3 June 1948


INSIDE I TAKE YOUR PICK 1 Hospitalization

>;'" ..:.
'" Enrollment Period
PUBLIC WORKSWell "< >,..

Termed Success HereThe
it's post-election week so
you won't be going to fishfrysand
other rallies as has been true s week-long Blue Cross

the last four weeks Some of the Hospitalization and BlueS I )

boys in the Ad Bldg, are payingoff k : hi e 1 d Medical Insurance ..
(unhappily) a few bets or ; drive which closed at NAS
poor selections. Laurie Rosenbergand
H. J, Lee enjoyed a baseball last week was termed an unqualified

game at the expense of Pete success yesterday by:,
Capps this week, Walker Crevassesuggested the Employee Services Section
that Laurie and Lee be of the Industrial Relations
given reserved tickets in opposite
sides of the grandstand so they Department.A .
couldn't sit there and enjoy Pete s ? 6- total of 271 employees signedup
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discomfiture. 4 d for the twin plans, it was reported -
Comdr. W. S. Johnson is threatening pushing the station en-
to trade his new car back rollment well over the 1,000 mark.
in-he had a flat tire on it He Employees who failed to enroll
Isn't sure whether he bought a car during this period will not have
or a radio with wheels, as the iai the opportunity again until the
came equipped with a radio of the Y. next anniversary date, May, 1949.
laigest (and costliest) kind r Effective date of the new poll-
Marvin Arnold hasn't droppedthe ctes will be 15 June, it was stated,
office the promised card from and premiums will be due on that
date and monthly thereafter.New .
Rhode Island vet. Guess he is enjoying
himself too much, the lutkv groups were establishedin
thing.In the Supply and Executive Departments .
Maintenance, they Are still neither of which were ...
teasing Bart Dockrell about tht, previously represented among the'\ \
brand of coffee he claims he drank employees covered by either of the .J

after a recent fishing party. Maybe um___.. ____ mm. .un_ n__ _____m plans. New enrollees in these departments -
it had too much chickory in it totaled 113.
r STATION OFFICE rrKNITURE, not now in use, is stored in the Publu Works furniture warehouse -
It is also reported that Mr Clark Of the additional 158 new policyholders
warehouse, directs the
in Bldg. 621. Here C.V Bishop. leadingman-laborer in harge oi the
found a cat in the sewer pipes 114 were from Assemblyand
storage of <'some office chairs which were just turned over to the storeroom Tht laborers stacking
recently but was reluctant to the chairs ai", left to right, Sylvester Black Samuel T. Mathis, and Fr,'-iitk nderwood Repair, 28 from Public Work!!,
remove it because he couldn't find 10 from Accounting, four from
an appropriate job order to Industrial Relations, and two from

charge Lorraine the Baxter's work to.trip to New : =L I A' EZfAg :: -Communications.- .- ---- ----

Orleans and Minnesota sounds draftsman draw them up for A&R,

okay.Geneva Lloyd is resigning to accompany S ,'== Z-_ AROUND A&Rff- manufacture that missing Have R4D yet you?all Ha found, ha,

her hubby to Rhode .: i don't come looking for it in Engineering .
Island. And Mary Rodgers and Personnel and Administration 11 .
Malone, Florida, are seeing a lot I i by Dot Dickoun-We're all glad to I Our star reporter (and bride)
of each other again. know that Lt. Mr. Coggins in Transportationwas getting along so nicely after her I typewriters and OUR A. S O and I take over this column again.

seen getting spruced' up in a operation.Mr. General Stores catalogues, as Well, it was fun while it lasted
barber shop this week and, when Inspection Quina really looks like a theirs are evidently obsolete. getting the low-down on you folks.
asked the reason for the sweet- thusiastic rug cutter with his new-look bow Spencer says it Just ain't true And since I started bring.
smelling tonic, replied that he was I valued at tie. what we say about her, but WE ing everything to light in print,
trying to keep up with Willie I: Cole will Welcome back aboard, Comdr. know, WE know!! everyone started behaving very
DauphJn. That's just about impossible coon hunt Dodson Miss Brooks is to be back this carefully I didn't see a single
since Willie bought that ,I ties, and Mr "Blue Cross" Jarrard was Tuesday, if she still Improves, and male buying a female a coke. Not
new car in which he enjoys pass- I times off last week. Wonder if he was here is hoping that she returns one Casanova took a gal to lunch,
Ing us at every opportunity.Mr. :I spectators for blue and cross ? full of pep and feeling fine I OPENLY. There weren't even any
L. R. Boyer, master me- I dog ricks and Jimmie Logwood has been cruis- Engineering-by Iibbya Boy'etl water-cooler romances this week,
chanic in Utilities, has been daz- ing with the Naval Reserves. -The feud between Engineeringand when a man presses the faucet,
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Kentucky
zling the boys with his Hollywood : vacation Living at the beach seems to Planning is going strong now the girl drinks, then they look in
ties since his return from Sunny I Naval ; agree with "snake-skin shoes" -and really getting hot. Reply each other's eyes and sigh, he
California. He had a particularly I two weeks' Helen Unstad. Note that glamorous ing to last week's Planning column drools then he squeezes her hand
colorful one on Friday-black i the Hawaiian Dorothy Lamour those cigs you speak of) when no one is looking, takes a
stripes on a yellow background. ing Shirley ; tan. I just go in to rub elbows with drink, imagining it is nectar from
It was enough to make Tom An- to bask Be sure to read the Planningnews the Planners-and can I help it if Paradise, then they sigh again and
dreu jealous. I I 1. Merle this week. Seems as thoughI they offer me "stuff" ? You are regretfully return to work (look.
Berat McConnell of 7ND'a RO- of her really made the paper last week. short of typists, as THE Mr, Na- ing mighty guilty.)
inCC staff is on duty with leave in What's the matter, Reporter Spur- zel was seen typing, and show- Guess you all saw that handsome .
NARTU until July here. He is in Reiter is I lock, don't you have enough exciting ing his bare knee, too with one photo of Nick eyeing that
Operations and seems to be en- 'one-club news in Planning* pants leg rolled up. Tsktsk.tsk, I golf tourney trophy in the Jax Air
joying his duty very much. Even I ed to I Planning DI\'islon-by 1''ynonaSpurlockWonder the "new look" for men. Maybe News I wish reporter Caroline
his best friends duck when they He j I just what hap you want to borrow one of our could have been here to see Lamb
hear a plane approaching, tho'. I plain sport.in 'pened to Hieb last Sunday in the stenos Also, what would Planning eating one tremendous feast-.
The Design and Engineering Divisions ed golf tournament Understand that I II I do without our microfilm glimpse of the tray revealed soup
enough t
were unusually quiet as far I new I he suddenly quit. : machine and microfilms, which and crackers, potatoes and gravy,
as news is concerned. Maybe the Coby I I Wonder why the Statistical Sec- they come in and use all the time. big slice of meat, salad, bread and
three-day holiday was too much i I tion has so many calls from the Another thing, when Planning is butter, various vegetables, iced
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for them. 'Twas nice. the station Supply Dept. and only one person unable to procure some little thing tea and dessert. No doubt cigarettes -
And for a beneficial suggestion, ians, will that can give the informationthat 'like an instrument knob, Engineering ice cream and demi-ta
Ruby Herrington in Industrial Relations of the is requested? What about i steps right in and has the later.
suggests that Public that, Glenn?
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Works have a party and invite Mattie Woods said she was go-
her. Think it can be worked up if Supplyers, ing to do one of three things over
she'll bake us a cake. I sored and the holiday week-end and at last
As we write this, Captain Jones I are making report hadn't decided just which
was expected to return Tuesday I ing honors she would do.
-which means Frances Theus and I i I league. Margaret"I Wonder what it is about the
Helen Johnson will have to keep i grave, word "exam" that scares so many
the coffee hot and the air-conditioner most people ? Too bad we all can't be
cold again. pany, last smart-or unafraid.It's .
<. the least
ular homer a funny thing that the
men from Engineering have to
InspectingThe brought in come to Planning to take OUR
ed
recovered a rally. girls to lunch. Engineering folks

runs and with such savvy that a hard vic- .
tory seemed easy. Jimmy Ed- .
InspectorsBy !, in two wards, in center-field, shagged a ]
snappy couple of hard-to-get flies. Star
Helen Burnett er by \\' catcher Frank Wood is taking a
We wish to extend a hearty for the temporary but well-earned "rest"in
though belated welcome to J. H. play of I left field but will be backstopping -

Weaver, AEC, latest member of Fraley I again shortly. Tonight,
cur inspection group. Chief Weaver '- Manager I at the Stadium, the Supply-era v
is assigned to the Instrument I a late will face Jax College, and, after
Shop. We do hope you will enjoy ness, the rained out contest with Hor- f
working with us, Chief. ton and a possible disputed game,
R. E. Day, ADC, is on emergency -I have the the first half will be over.
leave because of the illnessof The lack As of today, ballotting and vot- < j /
his mother. We sincerely hope Finenco's ing closes for the Pretty-gal"
her condition is much improved war debt nominations. Since this is. written -. -
and that you will be back withus lawn and I' almost a week in advance of
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at the time of this reading. tered! publication we can't say now if
Congratulations to D D. Fields his lawn I any more entries will be made r
and the Mrs on the arrival of a ed, it would during this week but will give
baby boy on 26 May. himself, I you the final and complete list
What well-known chief spends mins'! next week. This week two more
his idle hours sipping cool ones I Several I glamor-gals are added to our list: '
in the Adobe Room--with what ceived I Dorothy L Wood and Sadie Murphy Taffy was a workmo'man,
local judge's girl friend? cago. They I All the entries are having -
We understand that Mr and their I their pics made for display, But Taffy was a robber.

Mrs. Mobley are grandparents I i and they'll be up for your review aroundA .
He'd steal work time to clown --
now. How about giving us the have you I within a week The dance on
Jow-down on this, "grandpa" ? We are I June 18th is progressing under
Sara Verner is taking a two- E. Miner, the baton of the efficient Enter- horseplayonthejober.One .
week leave, visiting friends and ill for I tainment Committee, and the tickets -
relatives in Georgia and South proving will go on sale next week
Carolina On her return June 14th, a few I Remember that a maximum of day behind another guy
Sara will report to her new sta- you will 500 tickets (tickets are for Individuals -
Whose .
tion of duty in the Aviation Train- Miner. I not couples) will be sold, emery wheel was wheeling ,.

ing Department. We'll)) surely miss All so be one of the first in line for He stole close to playa trick- .
Places and from up .
having you with us, Sara, and Cupid is at yours people
hope you enjoy your work with in the I whom they may be bought will be Now Taffy needs desteelr6Page \ \
Aviation Training. Don't forget When are announced via bulletins and repeated ::
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". i (Notes from NARTU) will be held at 1030 Thursday
morning in the Navy Wives Cluo
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Nursery. Twenty-nine pupils are
i. 4'41 to atatlonkeepers at scheduled to receive diplomas or j :*

"" NAKTU. Statlonkeepers are certificates of honor from Mrs .
permanent active duty perr'onnel Walter H. Bedard kindergarten
who maintain the planes and teacher, during the ceremony. .k f .5
far I lit ten for the ,, kf'ntlUU' Mrs. Bedard issued a reminder S ,; S. S :,
riors.-Kd.) 'ef"
that the fall kindergarten class is ,
already being formed and urged
TWO CANDLES Don't look parents to enroll their children as

now, but 'tis rumored we're haying soon as possible. Tuition is HOper :
a rather immense second an- f month for a three-hour class. ,
niversary celebration coming up five days per week j "
the latter part of June. Those who In addition, she stated that the

have been' with us since our meag- I summer' session offering music i
.11 er beginnings at Cecil Field two and art courses for children from

t ,.;I.' ,' years ago know that we have 1 I five to nine years of age will begin S. c : .(
i 'r.l\..\, plenty of cause to celebrate. It on 22 June. The summer session -
F :, seems hard to believe that in only l at a total cost of $9 will
G .,.," two years this outfit, which is based I give the youngsters a pre-mstru- e..,, -,'

'U:::. '!' almost totally upon voluntary I mental background in music which "
1 ". effort, grew from one typewriter !I will supplement their regular

,' and a dozen willing hands into six school courses, she said. .. .
efficient > I' y" <,
(.. equadrons. Part of the' '.
festivities may take the form of a !
'-J Human Control '.1
gala birthday ball for all station- Lags :

:keeper' squadron, and volunteer t
personnel. Look for more news of Behind Development !

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Air News. : Of Planes -
.[,1.. Supersonic I THE LATEST PASTIME for personnel at the StatIOn's Commissary Store is playing with new
j PLAY BALL-EvE'r'one's eye additions to the stores feline family. The kittens
are all
constantly being petted by hands. Showing
: I (AFPSt I "Airplanes are fast
''Xx; is on the NARTU softball team
... just what goes on every time there's a lull in the day's business Margaret Peterson, SK2, showers I
the
outgrowing ability of human
in the station intra-mural league.The attention on Beulah, the proud mother, while Theodore SN
pilots to control them" Kavinskay, left, and Robert Giles, SK3
boys have dropped only one I admire the kittens
contest' all season, which was So states the Navy Departmentin _
their first game before they were a recently published report for '

really organized. If you want to the fiscal year of 1947, in whichit Kitten Trapped In Sewer Provides tion Of
have some fun, take in one of the explains that developments in I

games and listen to the comments faster-than-sound flight are tend- Excitement For Mess Cooks At Mainside Gallev
whJch are caused by the friendly ing to make weapons subject to

batting rivalry of Gene Horton human control obsolete. It took a crying brown kitten, '| -
and George Tirpak. Tirpak prob- The Navy also said it is work- trapped in a sewer behind the : FirsiClss r--N'ew Journalist SCb-Do-1-
ably has the shortest running ing on a super-fast gun that will I
Mainside to break the
stride in the but he fire bullets that can catch up with Galley
league, moves
Will Convene At Great
Lakes
and monotony of a mess cook's regular 21 June
his legs all the faster to make up I destroy supersonic craft. To routine. The cat was first I
for it. We that folks I hit high-speed targets of the future -
hope around
discovered early last week and (SEA)-The first class of 30
the base have been taking noticeof I electronic, the control report adds devices, automatic must be for three days it raised havoc, refusing men will begin training 21 June Commands desiring a quota were
Mack "Iron Arm" Murray'sstrikeout I in the Navy's newest Class A
to be rescued.
instructed
to submit
a to
developed.The request
record. He really tosses' I
school, the Naval School, JournalIsts -
bullets will be fast enoughto Every known trick was used in the Bureau of Naval Personnel
at the Naval Training Center,
(
'em.THE stream out ahead of the supersonic trying to entice the animal from through channels.
SAILOR'S LIFE-Just to Great Lakes, Ill. Quotas are assigned
planes from which they are its odd place of refuge, but all in
prove that they have a lot of salt I The 12-weeks course is offered on a returnable basis. TJie:
fired. Otherwise, the report states, vain. Meat and milk were set
left In their blood, a bunch of the ( personnel who meet necessary requirements -
the plane might run into its own outside the sewer, but the kitten I school was formerly conducted bV
boys went fishing the other day. and are selected after
bullets. woud not A volunteer the Fleet Home Town News
budge. was Cen
The
included Ike Wal-
group such screening. The basic minimum requirements -
,
sent into the pipe, but the animal ter at Great Lakes.
tons as Jim Clements, Archie are:
ball for NAS
Floyd Bennett .
would back And it went .
-, .. Swoard, "Tiny" Benton, Mohandus i It looks as though Chief Dun- for three just whole up.days so until the i Must be a high school graduate. .
K. Maughan, Gene Lumley, Eldeen I ham's team has a fairly healthy Must have a minimum combined -
Rowell, James Jackson, Jacob lead in the recruiting race. The Public Works Sanitation Depart- score of 110 on the General Mrs. Albert To SpeakAt

Howell, William Hicks, Clifford I,, rest of us still have 28 days to ment arrived. j Classification and Clerical Tests Wives Club MeetingMrs.
Reinheimer, Wilson Umstead, Jos- I overtake him, though, so let's get Loaded down with equipment, Preference will be given candidates -
ef Juvik and Lt. Comdr. Bartlett. moving! and rescuers set to work. Finally, who have one or more of Francis Lee Albert wife

The group departed from the deckat NEW MOVE Those lucky the feline was hauled to safety. the following qualifications: of the Senior Chaplain, will
Mayport at 0745 on the good mugs in Enlisted Training are But, as soon as the tiny cat was : a. Experience on a high schoolor speakto
hip "Americana" under the com- moving into a completely air-con- brought to the surface, it streakedoff other newspaper.b. members of the Navy Wives

mand of Captain John Ennis, The I ditioned building. Not only that, and has not been seen since. Completed high school coursein Club at their regular meeting this
gang arrived at the fishing the classrooms are semlsound- Immediately, the cooks begananother journalism or similar training. afternoon in the Dewey Park club-

grounds at 1030 and all were duly I proof. which will make soundingoff search of station sewers c. Proficiency in touch typing. house. The meeting is scheduled
impressed by the radar aid aboard But it was all to no avail. The -.
far less effective. Seriously ------- for 1300.
which is used by professional fishermen those of you who haven't seen it creature was nowhere to be found resume their routine, uneventful I On the day's calendar Is a discussion
to locate their catch. Most I The excitement over, the mess duties and quiet again reignedin
as yet ought to take a trip over of the club's tt-nUtive
of the lads reported sore arms cooks went back to the galley to the area.
to Building 158 and see the elaborate _.. program for the coming year.
I -- -
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from "pulling 'em in". Looks like set-up we're going to have. -- J .

radar is here to stay. I There are twenty-odd classrooms States Change Policies For In the first attempt to launchthe
OFF THE CUFF-If any of you plenty of ship space, and we're frigate Constitution water
are wondering why you haven't I even getting additional space for was used in the chirstening cere

seen Seymour Van Vorst TooJe, Jr., I ground training aircraft in the adjacent Issuing High School DiplomasMany mony. The ship didn't budge. The
our intrepid photog, of late, we hangar. Guess that's concrete same thing happened in the second

wish to report that he's on leave i 1 evidence of how NARTU is States have changed their --- ---- I attempt-water still being
and currently sojourning at Stone growing established policies for issuing of age at time of application, ((2)) used. On the third try, a bottle of
:Mountain, Georgia We wonder i, PHOTO-TRAINING LAB- High School Diplomas and Equiv- are legal residents of tne State, wine was used and the ship slid
why the editor of the national be we're beginning to sound likea alency Certificates to military personnel and .i3t achieve a standard score of smoothly down the ways.
American Legion magazine addresses progress report or a success 35 or more an each test with an
it was announced this week
his correspondence to Reg story, but have you heard that the by Lt A. Warden, Educational average of 45 on the five tests.
Bagube of our Marine Air De- long-awaited photo-lab for the Services Officer. South Carolina requires an average Dk.
tachment as "Editor Bagube" training of Organized Squadron score of not less than 45 on
personnel is about to become a In the State of Kansas, applicants -I the five tests.
; Yeoman reality ? Lt. Jim Black will be of- must be a bona fide residentof The Virginia State Board of Carl ,1 Snip

I "' ought to be an easy touch. Luke ficer-in-charge and he certainlyhas the state, or have completed at Education suggests that GED You can identify a HEAL
visited his mother recently in New been a busy man of late getting least the eighth grade in a Kansas I I scores be submitted to the last sailor better by the way he
York and while there participatedin the lab established in Build- school They also must have entered school attended by the applicant. I I wears his uniform than by the

\:) "take-it-away" program. Luke I ing 901 and visiting Norfolk to the armed forces before Additional information may be I number of beers he thinks he
took a hundred bucks away. Inci- procure equipment. The first class May, 1946.Maryland. I i obtained from the Educational I can drink.

dentally, Luke reports than with ,I will be held for the men of VP- now issues an Equiv- Services Officer in Bldg. 954. I
eight million people in the big ML56 on 31 June while that group alency Certificate on an average !
city, the first familiar face he encountered is on its two weeks active train- score of 50 or higher on the entire LAUNCHED FROM CARRIER _

belonged to none other ing duty. It will be under the supervision General Educational Developmenttest '" "e "Sh
than Gene Descoteaux, erstwhile I of Lt. Harriet, photo of- with no score below 40 on i : :
I
: NARTU yeoman who now bats the ficer of the squadron. anyone of the tests, or a standard : ,
;. *r,1' _.__ ________ ... J
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the parts. I''f f .
Equivalency Certificates are is- I I '

sued in Maine on the basis of successful ,; .

completion of the GED .
i I I Iz
tests. Certificates will be granted r > ,,' ".;" '
,
.. to military personnel on active I ,
!
duty upon report of successful
completion from the United States

Armed Forces Institute, provided b
the individual's high school
class has already graduated.

E''II t tt i .Personnel from Missouri may
1 : 1I be granted Equivalency Certifi-
I cates only on the basis of GED ;..
tests taken in testing centers under -
the direct supervision of the

,. ....... State Department of Education
'EL -:' -;... """, Tests are given only in May and
. December. Individual schools
;: high
.
! ,;:-.f "1,,' : .. -1 may grant diplomas on the basisof
."'.' _o.. .t.I.L: .- .""-- GED tests. High schools must

''', Official u. I. Navy Photo be consulted concerning accept ,
ability before taking the test under I
NEW TWIN-ENGINED flying boat Martin XP3M-1 above has new military auspices. I

type of hull expected to improve materially the performance of flying State High School Equivalency

; boat. Chief design feature of the new flying boat !fa the long after Diplomas are issued personnelfrom THIS RADIO-CONTKOLLED drone takes to the air from a.
York basis of erected the flight deck of. a carrier. The launch.
New on the special catapult on
body hull. IU large ala'M vtiU.al tall rmlt4 iimum control
Je qta the GED teats fo military personnel I ing device is not permanently attached to the deck and may bestowed

end BUblHt/ who: (1) are 21 or more years I below decks when not in use J




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Week-End Tilts To Follow Mid-We

4WV Encounters; With Quantico Marines ''f


| The NAS Flier baseball l
lowing a scheduled two-game series
team will enplane from NAS with the Quantico Marine ;;1
I Jacksonville tomorrow morning Devildogslast year's All-Navy A.
I 'I baseball champions. The result
for Corpus Christi to engage ry
i of the Flier-Marine games wen
I the Corpus Christi Cornets -
time.
'i not known at press
I in a two-game Naval Air I I The McCaffreymen<< added aUIl'W '.;
I Training Athletic Conference I I another win to their NATAC record .:

series. Having already defeated last week by pinning a close ,':
I 3-2 defeat the Whiting Field
on
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twice this .
the Comets season -
I Mason Field Jim Daley
I team at
;Y 4& the Fliers hope to bring ,, went all the way, giving up but .lii
back<< two more conference victories -I two hits in notching his seventh
I win of the campaign.
II III J
0 y One of the safeties off the Flier
.. t The local aggregation was expected -.
to arrive here this after- ace was a fluke, a bad-bounce single r
: ,.Y, noon from Quantico, Va, [01r' to right field which hopped 41'i'
:... over Daryl Shaw's shoulder The f::
G .. ", "'.yy} .... N'::" :;h' 4 ..:. ,. ." .:....'... .. other was a clean Bungle. over second j t
: : \ base, the only solid blow the
; visitors were able to garner off ;
: the Flier's slants throughout the +t
afternoon.

Flier-Whiting Came : NAS started off with a bang i t
in the first inning when Howard 4
Gates walked, Ray Angellucci singled 1 J
'I'UK: FL1KK: BASKBALL nine '." and Bill Crane reached first .
added another win to its Nav- on an error to load the bases Dick I
al Air Training: Athletic Con- Newport then rode a fast ball to
ference record last Thursday I deep left field for a three-run two-
when it topped the Whiting bagger The next three Flier bat- I
Field squad 3-2, at Mason Field ters went down, however, leaving
The second game of the two- I Newport stranded.Whiting .
tilt series was postponed because bounced back in the I,
of rain( Upper) Howard I first of the fourth when errors by \
"Pearly" Gates lets a low pltthgo 'Pinky Higgins and Daryl Shaw '
past him for a ball The and a wild pitch by Daley, scoredone
catcher is Ed Jones and the um- run. The visitors gained their
pire is Bert Maxwell (Right I second and final tally in the sixth
Pinky Higgins Flier shortstop, I inning when a walk, a passed ball,
connects with a fast ball and
I and another error by Higgins
drives a hard grounder to short. I MwA I brought Whiting within hailing-
The effort was wasted, however i iJ : distance of the Fliers
when the Whiting infielder 1 h I Daley himself led the Flier bat-
came up with the ball and threw ting attack slapping: a double and
Higgins out at first. i two singles in four trips to the .,'
;n' I plate.

4 .. Filers. Top BuIlrU.
The Fliers maintained their ear

ly-season advantage over the Green 1',
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From Ocala Nine Here Saturday Niaht I Cling To Leads In ten Inning Ralph'!. Johnny Winarski Stilchen in the relieved

eighth inning to get credit for the
The NAS 1948 Flier Softball _- -- Softball Leagues win.
diamond. The Ocala nine took a In the opener, the Fliers took Green Cove tied the ball gameIn
nine will seek over the
I revenge / twin-bill series from the locals a 3-0 lead in the fourth canto, but I The Marine and NARTU soft- the last of the ninth by combining
Kennedy Clothier club from Oca- J I their opponents Ued it up in the ball teams still stand supreme at two safeties and a fielder'
last Saturday, 4.-3 and 8-4 at
I* in a double-header Saturday half the 3-3. The the of their I
home of fifth top respective loops choice to knot the count at 1T.I .
night at 2000 on the Power Plant Ocala.STARS Fliers held on until the eighth : as the NAS intra-mural Softball I But in the tenth, the Flier
inning when an Ocala base hit program swings into the home broke loose to rack up another
. OF AAU SWIM MEET and a Flier miscue ended the stretch. Last week, both nines : win With one out, Ray Angeluoci -
a t contest, 4-3. Flier shortstop Me-I came through with victories, the singled and went to second when
s I Keehan led the Fliers at the plate' Marines trouncing IATU, 18-5, i Bill Crane walked. Daryl Shaw
I with a double and single out of I II and the Reserves taking a 7-0 forfeit walked to load the bases and then
four trips, and Jaxman Retrieve I win from Supply.In j Jerry Hosaflook walked to seers
> Jn I I blasted out with a two-run homer the Blue League, the Assem- ,Angelucci. That was the ball game,
in the fourth. Abreu, on the moundfor bly and Repair team dropped Par- I but two errors by Stan Gardner, !
the Fliers, gave up seven hits achute Loft, the Hospital pinneda Bullet shortstop, added three more !
>j1''' y f I and fanned six batters. 10-0 defeat on Flag Unit, and I tallies.

Fliers Drop Nightcap Dispensary toppled VU, 12-2 I The Fliers blasted twelve hits .

The Fliers were out of the sec In the Gold League, NATS bow- over the ten-inning route, three
ond game until the seventh frame ed to Inspection, 15-14, Ordnanceand : by Daryl Show who paced the win -
-; when they put on a terrific threerun Gunnery tripped NAMTD, I ners. Ray Angelucci and Don Wy-
rally, only to fall short of 9-7, and the CPO club drew a bye I man both chipped in with two
the Ocala lead by three tallies. Standings} as of 1200 Tuesday; I bin lfOs for the Flier cause
k i $ I Abreu, on the mound again for Blue League I Ted Winarskl started for the
o zoR i I Fliers but tired in the eighth and
he Fliers
for base
: was tagged
TRAM:
M
i. : had to give to Stilchen. TheI
hits throughout the game as the Marines 8 1 way
Fliers netted one bingle from the Hospital 7 2 i i I winning hurler gave up three hits
Ocala twirler until the locals' sev- Dispensary 7 :2 during his three-inning stint on \
A.&R 4i 3 ,
the mound I
enth-inning rally\ Dickson of the '. fax Unit 3 9
Fliers homered in the seventh VU 2 7 NATAC Standings
frame with no men on. Parachute Loft 2 7 TEAM W I,
NAS
Jacksonville
IATU 1 8 "t
NATTC MemphU 4 :i
Gold League N.VTB Penacola 4'
I' T*.AM w I.NAR1U N.S'hltlnlf 2 2
Sport ShortsBuddy 7 1 NAS Corpus Christ 2 6
CTO Club 5 2 .I .
I nllltOCtlI:5\ : 3
Rosar
Philadelphia- Ordnance 5: 3 SIGN AT LAUNDRY: We don't
letic catcher, played 147 games NAMTD 2 5 mangle your clothes with machinery
without making an ei or. Suppy 2 gNATS
I 1 7 -we do It carefully by hJlI1 L
-

The only nut hors named aftera Walter Travis the first Amer- Mac: "Today I became a mother. -
President's mother was Nancy ican to win the British Amateur ."
Hank., a famous" American trotter till, did not take up golf until he Ed: "You a mother? My dear ....
named for the mother Abraham
fellow that's
was 35 years old. Incredible. What'lithe
Lincoln *"
story
I
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Mac: "Yesterday I met a girl
Benjamin I' Shllx", one-time Many years ago when bowlingwas with a face that only a mother
GLORIA KUIILMIN of the Lake Worth Athletic Club and Bob president and part owner of the an outdoor sport, you had could love. Today I found out she's
Caff ray of the University of Miami both finished high up in the l"hlladl"llhlatI11..Ucl'I' wa the originator 'I your choice between rolling and worth six: million dollars-today
race for Individual honors in the Florida State AAU swimming 1 of the cork-renter bait. throwing the ball. I I became a mother"
.
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championships at the huge indoor pool here last week-end. Gloria I
finished the two-day meet with 12 points to her credit and Caffraywas The first no.liit game txn record The Penn State College soccer S2c: "I see by the paper that
tops In the men's division with 15 point. He also smashedthe wa hurled bjr Joe McClroyHAOJB team did not lose a game from nine ensigns and one sailor were
men's 220-meter breaststroke state record by splashing the of Princeton cJat Yale 1933 to 1910. It won 64 games I hurt In a train wreck.
distance in 2HJ.:! at New Ilareo May. 29, 1111 and tied five Sic: "Poor guy"






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Uy Dan lanuzii

., the NATAC swimming and diving championships
at the indoor pool on 18 July, the Physical Training
is issuing another call for men with or without

in the aquatic art. Lt, Paul J. King, NAS swim.
I: has a fine nucleus for this season's tank squad

'.5, mermen are needed to round out the team.
sJ1y .
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the NATAC Skeet Shoot next week, the NAS
Team will make preparations for entering the
National. Skeet Championship Meet which will

I I'f + under the auspices of the National Skeet Shooting
I in September of this year. The meet will include
j National Service Team Championship event. The

was won by a Naval Air Training Command team
) while a Naval Air Advanced Training Command
I' the second event last >ear. The championship

t" I will be permanently awarded to the service which
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': : 1 !! I NAS net team will start swinging again next week

If L .. : go into action against teams from other activities
! < : The teams will converge on the NATTC tennis
'I take part in the Seventh Naval District Tennis

II.I next Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. .
C M C. M

I.if I II NAS Varsity Softball team dropped its two initial

the season to an Ocala City League nine last Satur-

------.- .-''' .,..-.'. '_--- "A.. -. -..". .. ... .. ..._.... '.n_...... .._'"w..mm_. it appears from the fanatic fans' point of view that
THE ATU 1 AND 2 GOLF team finally sewed up the AII-Station Intra-mural golf I coaching staff will have nightmares if they don't
ifI ship on the local links last Friday afternoon by pinning a heart-breaknig defeat on the able keystone sacker.
I Repair squad in th crucial match. (Top I Here n the winning team which took the title by .
C 4 C r
half a point. The squad is made up of, left to right. RV. Faller. R W Mulane, \V G
I and R. A. Williams, I Bottom The A&R team indudes, left to right, H. M Bush, G V t .. Mackurmy: ( NAIITU ace
J, Ba >anese, and J. Aboussleman !., j' .. ,.11III.
hurler
tII 'M racked up another

"X: -Championship II -. ...-...'. ':.. mound< Intru-Murcil
his record to seven straight.The .
1 i .. .....

r. annexed By CI' aATU 1 & 2 dropped NAIITU only one Softball game in nine the

Although scrappy' Assembly .- vewa.a"J j intia-mural loop this season

. and Repair golf team took Kennedy Defeats Pinney and Murray did not have the
\ /
, decisive iHi-'a victory from starting pitcher assignment.
the ATU 1 and 2 hnksmen in He
twirled .
Cop Civilian Golf two innings of relief
the final game of the 1018
intra-mural golf league last pitching in that game and
of Artsin In the first
flight
I Ray Kennedy Graphic
Thursday, that lone one-half I has received the call in every
A&R tucked the firt annual ns copped the title by
point was enough to push the civilian golf championship trophy \\ Hall, and Jim Vearil N'AIITU game since. Mack has

ATU squad into the top rung I into the show case: last Saturday : consolation award. Norris earned the top pitching spot
of the standings and give it afternoon on the local links by I ed a wrist watch, Hall a : in the intra-mural circuit and

the station crown. playing a steady brand of golf to :' ation waffle lion and can keep it only if he knuckles
Going into the match, ATU 1 'defeat Hod Pinney, one up, in a II Vearil] a complete knife down the rest of the season.COLORED .
and 2 held a three and onehaltpoint hard-fought match. The huge trophy '" '" C. C C
Second flight honors
advantage over the second- will be awarded to Kennedyat !
Mat Donald
place ARK divot diggers. But, 1! the next meeting of the Employees Nick Pulignano, who and Bill'hi ''er. :, pair of outstanding
though the runners-up made a Association by Captain I'! Nazal, two up and one to here at NAS, are currently leading the field in
I gallant rally Bill Whishr shot a Herbert S. Duckworth Commanding I I I Singer won the consolation I Golf; Tournament in Jacksonville. Both :Mac-
f brilliant 38 to ATU 1 and 2 I,
give
Officer of NAS Jacksonville. To Pulignano went a Cory WhisJer: have advanced to the semi-finals of the
the low ball and the deciding half In addition to the trophy, Kennedy '
| I I I coffee maker. Nazal flight tourney and should they' beat their op-
pOInt.Jim Basanese of A&R was close I tackle,received as did a Rod prize Pinney of fishing, the ::i'i' electric razor, and Singer in the hemi-finals. the two local bojs will shoot

behind the ATU star with a 39 runner-up in the championshipflight shirt Clarence Lamb dt' eadothe..' in the tourney final Chief Miller, an
jut the nine holes and Herb Pinney, who took I I Askew to take the third entrant in the tourney, has advanced to the finals
dolf (.a/iiiKH b'' ,
: the consolation prize beating tie with Carl Reiben flight.
The station golf team Is currently -
I Bill Gouchenour three up and two I consolation bracket. '
playing in the annual NA- to
: play. presented a portable radio (
TAC 72 hole individual and team INVITATIONAL
tournament at Pensacola Member a camera with light BOXERS FROM

of the NAS Jacksonville en- Mrs. Smith And and J. Reiben H. Vinyard a Bobby took Jones the SLATED NAS AND NARTU WILL
try are Joe MacDonald, Tony Gre-
WEEK HERE
J. A. TRY FOR OLYMPIC TEAM
flight by tripping
go. Bill \\'hl"ler, and Ervm Scott. Mrs. Gantt Win'OddEven' I
and J. E. Fink took .
will! be the scene of Two NAS boxers and
honors Viuyaid won a i one NAR.
QOU FIGURE BETTER Match; Eckles a golf umbrella, Skeet officer Shoot and next enlisted Thurs. TU fighter will represent the station

WITH PAYROLL SAVIN6S. Mrs A. B R Smith and Mr, I a plastic rain jacket. I the 7th. 8th and 9th I I on 3, 4 and :5 June at the
C C. Gantt with a 17 for nine I : appear here to I Jacksonville! Ball Park when colored
holes, took first place in the "odd- in both tram and In- I fighters from the entire
1'on" holes partner tournament of FOi Ikti I hampion 'hips in the NA Southeast come to grips in the
the Otftceu',1'es Golf Group Skeet Shoot.
i Olympic trjouts Pat Patterson
& / last Friday on the station links I will include rive-man I and Ike Lewis of NAS will chow
/ The runner-up spot was taken by NAS Jax Whiting their pugilistic wares as will Tom-
HIis. T. E, Qulllman and :Mrs R. I Memphis. NAS Corpus I my Bevel of NARTU. x
K. Allen who shot a 19 over the : not expected to enter
I I same icurseRt 9 may send a last-minute I Patterson and Bevel both took
t the Florida
Association AAU
I contestants / I
suits for other : / I
I were: Mrs J, W Boulware and I : 1I will be held on crowns at the ball park last week
,et and while Lewis made a fine showing
Mrs N. S Kirkendall with a net Range the big
score of 20 for nine holes. Mrs I be loaded with men I before being eliminated in the
C Dunn and Mrs. C. P. Kelly 22: in the art of bird- mi-finals Patterson! a middleweight
'' won his title by a TKOIn
Mii. R. M Humes and Mrs W. will be presented
L. Thorpe 22; Mr*. M, H. Mat- ..., and all hands in- the second round, while Bevela
cuk and Mrs C. A. Applcby. 27. the finer points of slugging light heavy, waltzed
Lc The beglners' group played a are invited to at- through his opponents to take the
thiee-hole match with Mrs O B I crown.
Porter scoring a 13 to lead the Both Patterson and Bevel won,
fit on, known. the the Naval Air Training Athletic
IdTomorrow the group will meetat r in golf, once drove I crown In their respective classes
0100, and players will tee off 440 yards!, a quarter at NATTC Memphis two months
in oitlr-r t.t their ariival That'll b* eiMuih .f Ibat. $ I ago.



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SALTY HUMOR FROM \

HERE AND THERE


There's something about the

brotherhood of man. During are-

cot old spell a man who resides ; -
tn the suburbs had trouble with -
his to arrive home. Frantic, his _,
wife sent wires to six closest _L .
mends, asking as to poor hub i .
bv s whereabouts.Next 11
morning she received six MAINSIDE AUDITORIUM .t 4
wires: "John is spending the night

r. with me" >lovlw: \\.ktlay1130 anti 2000; "....k.ul.UO and ZOOt'< .

THURSDAY r ,
When the Chicago subway WitS
VALLEY with O'Brien.
"LAWLESS George
drunk besidethe
being dug a stopped FRIDAY
excavation and called down to
Crew's Dance, with Station Band. Starts at 2030.
the man at the bottom of the pit:
"Shay, watcha doin' down SATURDAY
there" I KIDDIE SHOW at 1330. "SILENT CONFLICT", starring William
"We're building a subway," one (Hopalong Cassidy) Boyd Feature, "BERLIN EXPRESS", with Merle
of the men responded. Oberon-at 2000 only ---
"How long is it goin' to take to SUNDAY \
build It?" "BERLIN EXPRESS", with Merle Oberon .,

"Three years,' came the gnawer MONDAY
"BLONDIE'S REWARD", starring Penny Singleton, and Arthur
I "Three: years! (hie) To 'ell with Lake.
it I'll take a taxi" TUESDAY AND WKDNKSD4Y; I

,. 1 "WALLFLOWER', featuring Robert Hutton S
The barmaid was a flirt and I It
r when the lieutenant went out to JUNIOR OFFICERS AUDITORIUM

buy a paper, she pursed her lips (Now open to enlisted personnel and dependents as well as officers).
and leaned the bar
invitingly over Shows start at 2000. ,
toward a shy young seaman. Put- THURSDAY AND 1''Rlltl'"ALT
ting her face against his, she
MY SONS", with Edward G. Robinson.
whispered: "Now's your chance,
darling." SATURDAY
This bathing sun has no hooks, but has plenty of eyes on it. The lovely I The seaman looked around the o I "SILENT CONFLICT", starring William (Hopalong Cassidy)

lady is Anne .Jt'tfiev/ "* who plays the role of Cheyenne in RKO Radio's empty room. "So it is," he remarked -I Boyd. SUNDAY

I "Return- of the Bad Men" in which she co-stars with Randolph Scot, and promptly drank thelieutenant's "HATTER'S CASTLE", with R. Newton

Robert Ryan, George "Gabby" Hayes and Jacqueline White. I beet.I MONDAY AND TUESDAY
I. "BERLIN EXPRESS", featuring Merle Oberon.
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-- First Wave: "He's always beena WKDNKSDAY"BLONDIE'S

Veterans Already Ability AndExperience perfect gentleman with me." REWARD", starring Penny Singleton and Arthur
Many I Second Wave: "He bores me, Lake.
Completing Education too"
I! To
OTHER EVENTS
(SEA-Over) 50,000 of the five John "Does you girl 8ii.okeT"
I Iw I Be ConsideredSEA Gob "Not "
and one-quarter million Navy and : quite. BINGO AUTY-Every Thursday at 2000 at Navy Wives Clubhouse -

other World War II veterans who in Dewey Park
( students who He: "Shall we go to the movIes
BOXING For Information contact LUut.
entered GI training and education 7"She I regarding workouts
I absorb instructions quickly and Comdr A, J, Rubino, extension 593.MAlTsblDL. .
programs had completed their have experience and ability may >: "We don't have" to. Mothera LOUrsGL-formerly the Reception Center, located lathe
d father
courses by 1 March 1918. find themselves placed ahead of aie goi.ig. I South wing of Building No. 955, U open to NAS personnel and
About 382,000 of the veterans I was' their guests from 1000 to 2200 daily Available' for wedding receptions
their fellow classmates in various The psychiatrist testing
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with Welfare Officer. Combination :.
started I by arrangement radio-pho
had finished programs under Joe's intelligence.
schools conducted by BuPers.A nograph available for use of all hands. jI'
the Servicemen's Readjust- Doc: "What would happen if I
letter from the Director of
LIBRARY-Located on second desk! :: of Mainaide Recreation Build ;
ment Act. Rehabilitation by train- Training to BuPers training activities -, cut off your ear? I' ing No. 3. Open from 1200 to 2000 Monday through Friday. Saturdayand i
I Joe: "I couldn't hear
Vocational Rehabilitation states "No for
ing under the possibility Sunday from 1300 to 1700 11
Public Law 16, 78th the f trained I Doc: "And if I cut off the ,
Act ( accelerating output :> SWIl\L\IIXG-Outdoor Pool. Daily Monday through Friday-1000 :
Congress) had been completed by enlisted personnel should be overlooked other ear?
to 1730. Saturday-1000 to 1800; Sunday-1215 to 1800. "
Joe "I couldn't
: see.
another 27,000 disabled veterans.On j. Doc ?" GOLF-Course open from 1000 to sunset daily. Saturday and Sun. ,
1 March, 2,400.000 were still The plan calls for: : "Why i
Joe: "Because hat would fall day from 0900-1700. Golf clubs are available at Golf. House. Bathing
undergoing training under the GI Immediate advancement of stu- my trunks prohibited on Golf Course.
Bill and 251.000; under Public Law dents with previous training in the over my eyes. A-iCIIORAGE-Open daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty
16. Both are administered specialty which will enable themto I Located south of Mason
programs "Why do you have such a high cards and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. t
by VA.Salvation. absorb more advanced instruc- bed for little boy ?" Field Dancing every Wednesday night with the Air Station Band
your
tion and more rapid advancementfor and balls available "at the
TENNIS-Racquet* are Physical Train.
I "So that we can find him if he
---- students with high ability despite -: falls out." ing Building No. 726.
the lack of previous experience. I NURSERY:: -Sponsored by the Navy Wives Club in Bide 1101.

ArmyServicemen's I HELLO COACH Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday-0730 to 1800; Thursdayand "
The letter goes on to say, "It is I J thought you were told not to Friday-0730 to 2100; Saturday-0730 to 0100 Sunday morning
realized that this policy will resultin 'drink while in training. .I Rates: Hourly-25 cents for one child; 10 cents for each additional .
some scheduling difficulties butit What makes you think I've been child; Card-58 for one child; $10 for two children; and $11 for three
Club is believed that the small drinking, coach? '' or more children; Daily (for working mothers)-$1 from 0700 to "
amount of additional administrative I'm not the coach. 1800.
work involved will be more HOBBY SHOP Located in Bldg. 913. Open daily from 1700 to
Weekly Program than offset'by the increased out- As they flew over the pyramidsof 2100 and 1300 to 2100 on Saturdays, Closed Sundays. Facilities aol
of trainees and the resultant equipment for all hobbies.
put Egypt, the brand new navigator -
Opn from Today 1030 until 2230. benefits to the Fleet and the naval said to *.ie pilot, ""Take' off 1101)1AUU>>LAXE SHOP Room 13, Bldg 913. Regular Hobby ..
shore establishment as a whole." Shop hours 4i
your hat, "Why? asked the ,
Spanish Supper-1930 to 2230 RACE CAR SHOP Room 15
I II flier. I MODEL Bldg 913. Regular Hobby
1'rlday I Enlisted: Naval ReservesMay ,. Shop hours.
"Because, said the navigator,
Fishing Party-Car leaves clubat I .
PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB Room 5
Active Bldg. 913. Meets at 1930
Request
1030. Returns 1600. Lunches Duty "according to my calculations we ,
and fishing gear provided (SEA-The) Navy is accepting I are now in St. Paul's Cathedral." Thursdays
enlisted Naval Reserve personnel I
Open House Saturday- Get acquaintedtime. for active duty until 1 Dec 1918 I 'This is called infiltration," said WHERE TO GO ASHORE

from the east, midwest and gulf the sailor as he edged closer to ; SALVA1ION ARMY SERMCEMEN'S; CtNTtR-602 West Adams '
Sunday areas to facilitate shipboard training I her on the davenport. above Lane Drug Store, one block west of Navy Bus Station. .
Java Hour-1030 to 1230. of the Naval Reserves in the "This is called demolition," she Free use of recreation room, writing room, music room, check
Vesper TIme-Musical program east and gulf areas. I said, as the sailor hit the floor. ; room, and shower facilities. Light refreshments available at snack
-1700 to 17CO. I The active duty service will be bar. Open from 1030 to 2230 ...
Buffet Supper-1730 until 1900. on a voluntary basis. Receiving full I Lieutenant, I think you had better I DUPLICATE: BRIDGE TOURNAMENTS every Friday night at A'I
Date Time Platter Party1930to : pay and allowances including sea check that man's record. Every -; 2000. Open to the public. Naval personnel cordially invited. 3524 St.
2230. II pay these men will be expected to I time he fires a gun, he wipes Johns Avenue. Playing fee $..75 Telephone Remlinger, 2-0043, for reservations 11
Monday remain on duty until 1 December. off his fingerprints. and information. '
Home Folks Night:"'- Sign up for Qualified volunteers will be accepted I 1IOSPITAL11Y CENTER: for servicemen and young people at ; '" '
fishing, tennis, riding, swim- for this duty on written requests Jaygee speaking to a comman- Union Congregational Church, 236 W. Church Street (between Ho- ,
ming, or sightseeing tripe to the commandants of the der on the telephone: "We should I gan and Julia), every Saturday night, 2000 to 2300. Dancing, ping- r I
Tuesday 1st, 3d, 4th 5th, 6th, 7th 8th and have a conference I'll send my i pong, table games, singing, etc. I II
leaves club 9th naval districts and the Poto- yeoman over to see your yeoman" I -
Fishing '
Trip-Bus To "cut a dido" originated in ,
mac River Naval Command. ,
at 1030. Record making- 1
1930 until 2230. We provide I I I Then there was the egotist whoas the British Navy. The captain of I
(SEA-In 1916 California led \\ M> conceited that every year : I'MS Dido had a fast ship under' i
accompanist.Metlnesdat the nation in auto registrations I. on his birthday lie: sent a telegram him and took extreme pleasure in I /1' I
Weekly Party 1900' to 2230. i with a total of 3,111.H2 Nevada, .1 of congratulation to hit i sailing! in circles around other I II !

-_- -- with 51.830. had the smallest total. I mother --I ships!I -___ I
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