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: September 9, 1948
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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6-No. 24 9 September 1948

Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Training Command

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}' Hospital 1 Drive To Begin Today

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Station Conducting Wage Survey In Jacksonville Area

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Information JAX-NAVY GRID MASCOT Departmental Representatives Are

... To flll.ill j llli'fiUi! mfl11! !! I J !l "A '_ :

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Be Sought From I Named To Accept 'Contributions

Twenty-three departmental representatives, under the

general chairmanship of Michael Cascone of the IndustrialI

Local Industry i I Relations Division, will launch the Baptist Hospital Fund

'Drive at NAS today

;. Following plans formulated at a meeting: with building

Wage survey teams from fund officials from Jacksonville last Friday in the Administration -

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NAS Jacksonville this week representatives I
I will canvass their respective G. S Nelson, B. E. Snipes, E. T.Weir .
) began ,an intensive canvass of I II
I departments during the next two D. Dickinson, I. J. Phillips,
industrial establishments in weeks in an attempt to raise the G. A. Pinholster, R. V. Stokes, C.
the Jacksonville area to ob- f 4ni quota set for the Naval Air Station M. Stover, and T. P. Roberts
tain information concerning w by the Baptist Hospital Fund In Public Works, the drive will
r be under the of W. V.
Committee in town. guidance
wages paid by private indus- I: All civilian employees will be Strom, and he will be assisted by

,!- try for jobs comparable to asked to contribute to the build N, C. Farmer, W. P. Coggins, andS.
those at the Naval Air Station 1 ing fund which has a goal of $1- E. Piper.
000,000 to provide a 150-bed hos- p D. Meyers, assisted by Georgia -

The new survey was orderedas : pital here in Jacksonville. Military Barthelmess and D. L. Dicks,
will head the drive in .
a result of a test survey of personnel will not be solicited Supply.In
>h the other departments, solicitation -
civilian wages recently conducted but will have the opportunity -
here which indicated that JY to contribute if they de of employees will b\!
basic wage rates in this area have I sire. I handled by the following persons:
E. H. Brooks, Communication
changed appreciably since the Representatives Named ;
Nora Lee Roberts Executive andS.
last survey was made in August, The campaign in Overhaul and ;
Aviation .
E. Verner, Training.The
1947. The survey covers only Repair will be handled by a com
to be of 'Ins
I one
those positions paid on an hour- mittee headed by Julius deR.
most modern in the South, will! re
ly or daily basis. Employees in I Quina. Assisting him are E. S.
this category were not affectedby I Story W. E. Baker, W. H. Mooie, I for the use of all people, regardless -
of creed, and, within the 'limits -
the recent
$330 per annum increase ---- -
granted by Congress. I of its capacity, will care tor
Under a law' passed by Congressin : p I WOBS To Broadcast all who come to it even tliou;, !ti
1862, wages of employees of "BUZZ," Tin WHITE BOXER: owned by Lt. Comdr. G. E. A. they might be charity cases.; No
I Transcriptions Of
naval establishments must be based Holland, Staff Legal Officer, has been selected as the mascot of I special aIds will be used for
upon the prevailing wage the 1948 Jax-Navy football team "Buzz" will appear at all home I Two Station AffairsA charity cases and records will he
rates paid* by private employersin games of the local eleven ai the Gator Bowl. so kept that hospital p r&l.nl.1.
the repeat broadcast will be madeof will never know whether H patient
area in which the naval
I : the transcription recorded during -I is atpaying or charity case.single .
establishment is locatt"d.'In .
November, 1947, the Navy Record Number Of Men On listed the personnel Alvino Rey at Mainside concert for Aud-en- Appeal
issued Drive officials reminded employees
Department schedule
a new

0 the of findings wages of for the-WAS August, based, 1947 on, Two Weeks Duty At NARTU radio itorium station last Sunday WOBS announced afternoon, lifetime that appeal this and is not a an once-in-a-annual

A new schedule will fol l yesterday. The program will be drive like those conducted by tiRed : '
survey. is made the Jacksonville i aired this Saturday from 1300 to
low the completion of this survey, History being again by Cross Community Chest a.-J
of which the field work is slat I Air Reserve Training Unit. I 1330. other charitable organization >
' ed to take two weeks.Conducted Hustle and bustle is visible everywhere this week as' The broadcast was heard over While no definite amount has rxvn
: WOBS last Sunday at 1500, butit set for each person to contribute,
liy 1mpioyeesEmployees the number of "week-end warriors" in the outfit'shistory
1: largest
was decided to present it again all hands are being asked to give
themselves conductthe go about their duties during their two-week active'' since so many Jaxons were out of generously to make possible this

ed out survey yesterday., station officials They contact point- duty period at NARTU. I' town over the Labor Day week new hospital that Jacksonville<< .'4.)

directly the different industrial A record total of 230 officers end.On sorely needs.
each individual the maximum I Sunday, a transcription' All departmental representatives ( -
... '4' establishments to obtain the and men reported in last Satur-
wage amount of training that can be made at the dance for civilian have a supply of pledge cm d.1!
data. Upon completion of this day. About 25 per cent of this I I
absorbed in the two short weeks. employees last Saturday night which employees ran use in 111'11<-
phase of the survey, the information number are pilots and ground of-
''I, The two-week active duty per- will be heard over WOBS from ing contributions involving iti'iuled \-
is tabulated and then sent I ficers while the remainder is
. (Continued on I'age 2)) I 1800 to J.S30.; payments.
to Washington for action. No decision composed of air and ground I
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, a to raise or lower wagesis crews.
i r. made C. O. OPENS "NOT-NEW" SHOP .
; locally. The squadrons on active duty I __ .:m ,.,"<. """" 'f 8))&lRtI"X ("", ,";;,"""3 ,,,, w"x"" .....&:!. xuN"
A. O. Anderson Civilian Personnel include CVLG-52, VF-52L' VA-
: .> Officer, is serving as chair- 52L, and VPML)56., Lt. Comdr
man of the survey committee. Edwin Fischer Wads the carries
Employees appointed to the committee air group, the fighting squadron
include Ira C. Stringer: skipper is Lt. John Studemnvthe V
Charles G. Hart, William L. Purcell attack squadron is led by Lt
Joseph L. Fagan, James R. Comdr Warren H. Schoen, and
Gray, and Roy S. Weiss of O&R; the patrol squadron is commanded -
Jesse F. Nettles, S. A. Whit- by Lt. Comdr. "Chuck" Rogers
(.;4 tington, and James D. Bridgers Each squadron is dividing its
of Public Works; E. D McLaughlin active duty time among ground
Supply; and W. R. Gough and school, in-service training and $
Michael Cascone of Industrial Re- flying. Every effort is being made, a ;
lations. NARTU officials said to gi\v a
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Opening Of "Not-New" Shop s

.. Is An Overwhelming SuccessNAS
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Jacksonville's "Not-New" merchandise was snapped up by
Shop was formally opened for I the eager patrons.The I 4 y
business Tuesday morning, and I committee women reminded 'I ,.' ,
within an hour its stock was all hands that the shop will
nearly exhausted continue to offer tremendous sav-
., Captain A. I. Malstrom, NAS I ings on articles that have been I t s
Commanding Officer, cut a crepe placed in first class condition I
ribbon outside the shop to mark Personnel were asked to donate i I.: y h ;

the official opening as the pho- anything they have which can bo'l
tographer's flash bulbs popped fixed and used by others. I '
t<> capture the ceremony for the Hobby Shop( KeoM-nt| -
Air News. Mrs. Malstrom whoa Tuesday evening, the hobby
chairman of the General Committee Shop reopened after a shutdown : iv
-... p. has worked many hours to for painting, remodeling, and at
Insure the success of the protect terations. A large crowd was on
handed the scissors to her hand to make use of the expanded
nusband in a brief ceremony pre- facilities offered by the HH
ceding the ribbon cutting. proved activity.
After completion of t the ceremonies With the coming of cooler l weather '
x customers flocked into the Hobby Shop personnel expect ____._..____....__.._ ._.__ .n" _.',
shop to look over the articles a sharp increase in the i WI1ILK: STATION OFFICIALS, committee members and other personnel look on Captain A
.,. offered for, sale. The bargains number of people using the equipment T Matstrom. Commanding Officer cuts the ribbon to signify the formal opening of the "Not-New"
were so sensational that the cash which is available to officers I' Shop Tuesday morning. Immediately following the gala afrair. Customers swarmed into the shop to
register jingled incessantly. In enlisted men and women, and ; take advantage of the bargains offered ( For photos of the \committee women preparing fur this
Just a little while much of the dependents. I grand opening, turn to page 2 >

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ALVINO-KEY TOOK Tilt; STATION by storm over the Labor Day week-end, during one of her trips to the "mike." I Upper renter) Dancers crowd around the

playing for a civilian employees' dance at Mainside Auditorium Saturday night, a I bandstand as Alvino strums his guitar. ( Upper right )lOne ot the featured, trumpetmen

concert for the enlisted' personnel there Sunday afternoon, and at a Supper Danceat gives the crowd an example of his talent i Lower left i The photographer

I the "0' Club Sunday night. Unfortunately; arrangements for the civilian j I i catches Alvino at the electric guitar in this close-up. (Lower right i Announcer \

dance were not completed until 1500 Friday afternoon and many station employees I Ed Sharpe, Alvino Rey, Captain A. I Malstrom Commanding Officer and Rod

either did not know about it or had already made plans for the week-end. The Pinney, president of the Employees Association, get together on the stage for a

above photos were all taken at the civilian affair. the first ever held at Mainside j picture. While no photos were made at the enlisted concert, WOBS transcribed a

Auditorium (Upper left) Betty Bennett attractive vocalist!! turns on the charmCHAPLAINIS' half-hour portion which was aired at 1500 Monday

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I Weekdays 1730 and 2000;

I week-ends 1430 and 2f 00. '
I At the. Station Chapel, RirntiaghamRoad
CORNER and Mnvtla Atrnne + Thursday "DEAD DON'T
Protestant TALK," starring William (Hopalong -
O9.Tf i1'i' i Chaplain
A.: C'. BO\ M. Ci\ssidy) Boyd and Andy

DOES (;OJ) IIEAK rilAYKK: ? 1043-(Jene-iai \Worship Scivice-Chap Clyde.Friday.
lain A. C. Bn>er. "TARZAN'S NEW
Consider the prayer of the sailor 0930--Sunilny' School. Small Chapel. "
I YORK ADVENTURE, with Johnny -
on the high was during the I Catholic .
Woissmuller.Saturday .
submarine menace in World War 070O--Mass
0030! ; -Maw and Sunday 'TIT-
1). When the alert signal was ,! Chaplain J. A, Widman will official FALL," featuring Dick Powell and
sounded he prayed in this manner at both masses.
"0 Lord Us from as. tAn Lizabeth Scott.
: save beingtorpedoed. "
Thou art our I outdoor Nursery lor small chil Monday "DEEP WATERS
drrn Is maintained between 0000 and Y G starring Dana Andrews and Jean
and our fortress, our everpresenthelp 1200. Teters.
in time of trouble." --- ------
j Tuesday and Wednesday -
Suddenly there was a terrific | pend the laws of the universe in
explosion, and the sailor cried i I order to pluck them out unharmed. "
TERS, with Jeanette Mai Dom
out in despair: "0 Lord, we've Prayer is not a means for
aid and Jose! IturhiSUBSTITUTION.
been hit! Why hast Thou forsaken -| those who habitually neglect God I i a aI

us?" 1 to get instantaneous service on I

And then, realizing that his ship emergency demand.
The SP stuck his head in the
still) plowed ahead on even keel, I I Prayer is conversation with r. MAA shack door.

he looked about and joyously exclaimed God. Yes, it is more, is it com- ,
I "Is there mackintosh in here
: "Thank God! It was the munion with Him. "Pray without .. a
big to two
enough keep
other ship!" ceasing," He says Prayer is'! not young
ladies ? he .
Prayer is the lifting of the : all asking asking asking warm yelled."No
but there's MacPhersonwho
coul into the presence of AlmightyGod | Yet loving Father that He I is, u a "
is willing to try was the
but most: stupid men never<< j I God bids us ask Him for all our r i +

think e>f praying to Himor thinkof 'wants.. Nor will he overlook our sMr ( replyPage

Him, for that matter, until'needs[ provided we are faithful to

they are inome sort of trouble, i Him.. Gelling ReadyA .;"1j

and at once expect Him to sus- I "If radio' .slim. fingers,
TKKMKNIMUS amount of
Can pluck a melody
behind-the-scenes activity was
From night and toss it over
Jax Air Hews A continent or wa; I necessary!!' before the "Not-New"
Shop could open its doors to the
"If the petaled note of a \talin
Editorial Of tit'eaI.Ih public Tuesday morning. Merchandise -
Are blown arro a mountain
Win) Lower Deck, had to be obtained,
Or a city's din
Bl lg. 930 ; I sorted, repaired and cleaned
like rrintMMt ,
S4t1lK'a roars tr
Telephone tf'n"tcm-8184 priced, and placed on the racks s N" qi
Are culled from thin, blue air
Arthur M. Greene, Editor Why thonld mortals", wonder t for sale. All this was accomplished -
by members of the committees -
The JAX AIR NEWS is published If God hears prayer?** I which are opening the .

weekly at the U. S. Naval Chaplain Francis Lee Albert. shop. (Above) Mrs. M. Smith

Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida. -- -- I and Mrs. C. L. Denton place

and printed commercially with price tags on wearing apparel

non-appropriated funds at no expense which has already been made

to the government and in HospitalChatter ready for sale. Right Mrs. A. ryfr

compliance with SecNav Circular J. Malstrom presses a dress

Letter 45-1918 dated 12 December while Mrs. J. L. Holland sews

1045.:) Copies are distributed free some tucks in a pair of drapes.All .

of charge at the Naval Air Sta- of the ladies worked feverishly -

tion, the Naval Air Reserve Train- I to have things in order for

ing Unit, the Headquarters of the Klaeh of the week! Monte Carlo the grand opening Tuesday.

Naval Air Advanced Training Party Red Cross Recreation Hall
Command, Headquarters of the !! tonight at 1930.Vin or I lose i

Seventh Naval District, Naval you're bound to have fun. Record .

Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field. j j The Red Cross Beach Party 1 nltj

end the U S. Naval Hospital. proved to be a fine one. On behalf
i (CVntiniM. .l from Page 1) a
of Hospital Red Cross staff and

n* JAX AIR NEWS Is a nwmher 01 I patients, we wish to express our iex iff' considered' to be one of

the Ships' Editorial Association' and appreciation and thanks to Miss' the most vita parts of the reserve -
the Armed Forces Pies$ Service./ Re- I
pr eduction: of mateital from \these; I Pearl Lafitte. the Home Demonstration tiaining piogiam since itgives
Sfjuites must bear a rrrrtli line. rtcpuhllcatlon Club members. Mis." Towers -
.squadrons an opportunity j
of other matter except by and all the RM CIOPS Volun-
service publications, l is piohlbturt :iteers who helped' muk the party h operate as independent units as
of K.)1t MX '.'R
''vtthoul NEWS, "P" 'n' I'n', ,.". they did) in wartime.

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Commercial Bulletin j. e, v g" W, a' '

Bullet in* will be accepted until pacetlMM has beea filled, tat ..(
later lOOfl Tuesday Ed. 8230. I- r 4r
e FOIi BALE a private home Located near iores.
CUrus camera and case with Wollen- and busses In Riverside Reasonable. g
ak F2.8 coaled lens Also G. E. Mrs Turch. -73V6.
light meter. Contact Midshipman Have vacancy for two men Meals
K. D. Goosen. ext. 727.Kiddle served family style, maid service
bathlnette. $10; collapsible running hot water Mrs. Word :3-
baby ; car cradle and 1308.Twqstory: .
eat, 92.50.art1\ 3-7160. three-bedroom house, very
Corner bungalow near Air Station. modern, with garage: : and wash houseIn
Has three bedrooms and garage with a quiet neighborhood: *4O per
fenced In G. I. mortgage, month. J.Frank S Brunson, 7-418.
early :'l.rdM k 2-7160. Two" large bedrooms with adjoiningbath
'1 3JMO four-door Packard, mechanically and kitchen privilege, G. L. :
: perfect with first class paint, tires Logglns, 7-7959. a
., seat rovers, radio and heater. Phone Furnished three-room apartment Jor
Wtllard. 27595.Twobedroom : 913.50: per month. Also a garage
house on large lot In a apartment cottage, furnished, bested ,
nlre neighborhood. Located on corner on riverfront, 365 per month. No r
of 103rd Street and Blanding pets or children. Mrs. Ralph phone
Road. Call 2.7197 and auk for H. B. Orange Park 3211. ,t,.
Bird, or Inquire at Standard Oil Furnished house I located near lake
Station neaiby. Seven miles from NAS one mile
Large; maple baby bed and mattress, from Blanding Road. Take Route 17
$13; also Young washing machine. to Orange Park, turn right at light I
,,-,,' Call Smith, ext. RTM.3S08 : to railroad, left to Lakeside Villa
four-door Chrysler sedan, In good sign, follow signs to park. Ruth Dill,
condition with excellent tires paint, Route 1. Box 71, Orange Park. >
and radio. Can be seen at 4425 Hiawatha Three-room cottage with bath. Mn.Alvls. f T wc
St., In Ortega after 1700, or 24742.
rail Williams, ext. 621. Cabin on riverfront with or without a -
CM I space heater, used two weeks. Almost I cooking facilities. Also trailer space.
half-price. $65 Lt. Comdr. Boats available for fishing. Reasonable
Hunter ext. 458. rates. Seven miles south of I I
1942 Packard two-door sedan for $900. Orange Park. St. John and Black --- .17 -
See Yacewych at 40O8A Dewey Park I Creek on Highway 17. Rlvervlew NO THIS IS NOT the line of Ford but 169.
Annex or Hangar 114. ext. 711. Fish Camp. Mrs. Lauren. I assembly a plant Bldg. a Supply Department ware-
Combination desk and table, night Furnished room with kitchen privileges house, where 60 new Ford pick-up trucks! have been placed in storage awaiting assignment to
gland car air cooler and 1 to couple. Very reasonable I various Navy activities in this district. This is the first mass allotment of new vehicles since the I
Allen p') 1190 Cumberland reasonable Road L. 1'. Want someone lady while to stay husband with convalescent Is at I war to be received by the Navy in this area. No announcement has been made as to whether NAS

3KW Pf> mouth coupe In good running I work. Mrs S. D. Gropes. 24275. Jax will receive any of the trucks.
condition, good: paint Job and radio, Sleeping room, t"tlmrOltablf', with ve- -------- "-
H'-- new scat covers and good tires. netlan blinds and continuous hot wa-
Only $230.: Call Geiger at ext. 212. ter. Near ..1bUll, lines Including/ I
Monarch autn-eleoli hot water heater. I NAS route. Mrs. Sue Rogers, 1018
$65: 1934 Packard eight $1:%/ ; 17. Bai-rs S\J eel. SUPPLYALUES !1( !
tf'lt; i. deluxe wrist watch. S30. WANTKI I II
hangar 116 Metal Shop, Will sell or trade for a 1946 or t94i
or rail 2-3H08 after 1700.3W9 light car, a practically. new 1918
four-door Buick. Cush or terms. Studebaker Regal DeLuxe Commander 0&R
R K. Lambing 5240 Klandtng Bhd.. I ("OnH''llblelIh all' RthE'r
.. or Shop 716 at O&R. upholstery, radio, cllmallzer. hill-
PIx-pleoe maple thing room suite forFA holder, and other accessoi leg. Inperfect > .: Divisionby W.vnona i I
MM. I. R. loans: yra MyraStreet. condition low' mileage. Call "
:Spurlock Well, after so
2-626! and ask for Hardy. man ?
FOli RKNT MIS'ELLANEOL'SFOUNDDog ; : THE LONG WEEK-END.-- weeks of absence, here goes for Have ever noticed that

Single and double furnished rooms In ; collar with, tags. Rabies Biggest event of the week-end was what I can write that I feel you I faraway look you in Kline's late-
Aondalt"1)' comfortable In pi I- tg Is No. 1782. NAS tag Is No. 131. the sparsely-attended Alvino Rey ; folks will, be interested In eyes
vale' home. Reasonable price Mrs. black lolled leather collar. Mrs. j ly. Would that expected" letter
;.hullz. 2-Sam Thor nfnn, ext.: 6X3. or 1223B Hancock dance at the Mainside Auditoriumfor j First, let me take this opportunity from the West Coast have any

"Will share 1I1"'I'I>(>n1 hump with, /Navy StreetVAS.. station civilians. When you i I to thank each and everyone thing to do with thin, and the fact

2-021O family.after Telephone 1800. Mrs Wilton at I Anyone tlr..r hativr a.'hl..uter...rlor. uniform theyloMgrr .., consider that it was only $1.00j| of you for the votes I received that he hums bits of "California.

Nicely furnished corner bedroom with hair use fur& which, i.. still per couple ( the next night at in the recent contest I appreciate Here I Come" ?
adjoining: bath In a private home. In good rendition. and h. wish to the "0" Club it was $2,50 per it more than mere words From Instrument Shop comes

Convenient to busses und shopping pat them mp for resale .r d.*ate person) and that only 50 couples can ever express. reports of all sorts of doings overLabor
itetrlrl. J4i pt'rOf'f'k.. Mrs. McLend.ZM2 hem t. the "Not-Nrw" Mi.p .h..ld I
: Park Street. I tiring them tohr shag i. lildf. were there you KNOW it was a It seems that Planning has Day week-end. Earner wentto
Nice r..om with, kitchen pilvlleges\ In !l1t.: shame to miss it. Biggest trouble, made another move, and this time Savannah, Mike planned to

I however, was the fact that we just j the Roving Timekeepers are real- pour concrete flooring for his ga-

|I didn't get the word soon enough. ly "roving." They are out in the rage. Doris Willis kept her finI -

Week'SndWinciTak i| Lindsay Cameron, Marion Fulch- shops now so just don't be surprised i gers crossed on that Barbtque.

er, Edna Brunson, Ernie Rodeillat to find one peeking over'1 She wanted to win that car.

and Jack Sharpe were among your shoulder to see what you 1 There was quite a rush Friday

those who took advantage of this are doing and what job order is 'afternoon when Pappy Warren

Notes treat A pouring rain in the assigned.The '[told me' Alvino Key's orchestra;

Carolina mountains failed to Statistical Section and would be here. Quite a few hep-

'fromRTPlHTU dampen the spirits of vacationers Usage and Data are now over in I cat.s made large plans for a big
Wilmot and the McDowells
Amy evening.
the section that used to house

who, along with your reporter I| the Time and Leave Unit. Yes. it People were going to the beach

hiked up various mountains, including is a little confusing-confusing I, ('8, Well, Woody ? Belote planned
"Rock and Bat
Chimney" did I say ? After you get used to ''to fish over Labor Day. Snuffy

I Cave ( Sallies taking a spill, by it all, you will soon forget the i and Frank Del rose worked nearly -
I! |i. old system for there is a lot of' an hour, we understand, on a
and fixtures have been
::.':.:';': YMF-m. the Marine Reserve Mthlntm wiring approved but hilarious square dancing
< moving yet in the planning stage. 1 reel. Then they took it to an expert : -
the local
'l'D. ..Jr.. at \AHTI'edilor.lHEAR : by inspector. Saturday night. Which reminds us
I It is hard to write about just ( Did you ever get it fixed?)
Frank took to the |
HEAR!!! In case any exception re- I that this decided that at &leasta
the Planning Division, what with Stoudemire went to "Gawgia" for
marks passed in this column last
of you haven't received the word I round or two of square dancing
vacation and the vacationsof a big week-end. Jerry didn't
month when he was fibbed I my
AS those Corsairs which are gently will be included in |
yet our own
those who were contacts in various I definitely, but she sure looked
for his He j
screaming; across the back cover doing own wiring. Costume Ball Helen Holm '
sections and all but I am pleased when anyone asked her
maintained that he didn't have to i
of the current issue of Naval Av- :< claims that old one: the biggestone
I trying to fill this column with :j if she planned on a good weekend.Guess .
bit of
C ,% Jatfon News are ours. Yes, sir, itht'y're | use one political influenceto got away, only this one took '
the "FF" Corsairs flown get the job passed not evena her pole with him Geneva chatter about everyone I everyone had a wonderfultime.
I I. B. Hanna. better known to his I Too bad it couldn't have
call to Lt. Joe
by Marine Reserve pilots of our phone Kennelly, presented Bob Baker, both former '
I friends as "Nature Boy" has just lasted longer.
pquadron. To be specific, the pilots the only councilman in the squaa- Supplyers, wan a boy last Sun- ..
returned from vacation trip to ; -1' onn..I.fdmlnl..tratlonby
are Capt. Catlm and Lieuten- ton Everyone: in the squadron day, according to Macie Allen 1 I
Harlan N. y, He said on his re- Dot Uic'k'6on-The other morning
: ants and Rob- is pretty uphappy about Ma- who had the word Bohannan '
:. k Autrey Armagost,
turn that he found the work in when our time clerks came in,
jor Langenfeld
? in"on.Ve can't understand why being would like it known that Post 88 j
fr' i shop 301 field crew too light so I II ||they found they had been movedto
ferred to New York. The '
,: the editor didn't put them on the Majoris is having its Saturday night
he transferred to 306 How about the shops. What sad faces! We
'" of the charter members I
front cover.EARLY one of dances again at the Post hall in
",' that, "Nature Boy" ? 1 miss their smiling faces over here
< VMF-144 and of the stellar j ,
BIRDS-We're going to Southside Welcome back to :'
,. but then something new to look
I, have a chance to find out if the reasons we are where we are to- Dorothy Freelan, who has been Accessories Hh'I.lon-by Elizabeth 1 at
old day. Good luck and happy kind- for I l\a'h-An apology is in or helps the situation.
adage still holds true about away quite a spell resting up
catching the worm, starting next ings Does anyone know why and getting in shape for the old der. Flagle is the Dan'l Boone of 1 I j Miss Dunbar spent Labor Day

drill period. In other words, muster 1st Sgt. Ware put in an order grind. She's back at Receipt Con- the Prop Shop. Seems we failed' week-end at the bt'aeh.In..pt"'tlon .
for a straight ? Lt."Woody" to tell just who this characterwas Group by Helen
:,1 has been pushed forward a jacket trol again There is a ping- I you
urn'ttf'--E. T. Cook
ADC has
in 26 column lie
Woodbury is not only set available our August
half hour from 1330 to 1300 on pong for use by Sup- been elected
Saturdays and from 0830 to 0800. purveying the fine art of boogie- plyers during lunch hour. Bill says his offer still stands Anyone captain of the Inspection -

This undoubtedly will cut down on woogie these days, but he's also |! Coby has the custody of It, and I, happen to have a spare 'gator 1948-49 Bowling Other Team mcmtxrii for the
the juke time of several squadron been designated as M. C. at the I i if you're hankering for a little handy ? on the team W. D.
nighterie where he's currently ,''exercise \\'hiteyand Slim have long, loud Mobley
members but most of the ladsfeel ap- during chow drop around I John Finenco. C. L. Saxton, ChiefG
that the training period is pearing. Currently is a rather I''Personnel and chit it out from discussions on cars. One thinks a
F. Jarrett Chief C. C. Drum-
woefully short at one weekend a broad term considering the fact I I I Coby Georgia Barthelmess Ford best, one a "Chevvy". Win- I right and Lt. R. G. Freeman. We
month anyhow. | that he's beeh with the same out- .'and Doris Fitzpatrick are comingto ten advocates a Plymouth. From
understand the first will be
fit for the past 46 weeks By the i|I the ball as hula-hula girls and the looks of this situation, I'd say game
\"r-w BOOTS And we do mean the on the 15th and we hear -
way, despite having been a Ma- will that i! they're near coming to blows over competition
perform particular act 1 j
type that "go marching up and I I is keen but four of this
down again." Take a peek behind i'; rine Reservist for the past six upon request at the dance Incidentally ,| it. Help, someone solve their prob- year's team played on the Inspection -

Building 901 and watch squadron I IJYlf'mbf'rs j[ )'earl''oody" was forced to Betty Lotz (Who saysshe .:lem.,: They're driving the Prop I team last year and brought

without prior military I['I register for the draft. Sure wish' is coming as the droop of the :'| Shop insane. : home the cup- so our hopes are
we were that young! troop) suggests midget lan-danc- i Melxell challenges all comers toa
training getting their first real I( i high that we'll be the winning
taste of military life. After the [I ers to entertain the people under checker game. He's the Prop team this year.

first day's work, we're willing to the tables Plans are underway i Shop "Champ in Reserve", you I We understand that "Casanova"

wager: that the bunion pad deal- INSIDE for the appointment of a decoration I know. What say Slim and Harde- Hunt has contacted Gabe Heater

in Jacksonville killing committee and a costumei -. -- --
made -
era -
a 0.I concerning purchase of one ease
The "boots" are under the supervision PUBLIC WORKSNothing i, (committee the latter to help personnel liver we "would too. E. of Serutan. It was to be deliveredon )

of Lt. von der Heydeof i arrange to get: their con- Harpe made the mullet scarce in 6 September Happy birthday

Flavet Village fame and Lt. exciting has happenedin tumes and in some instances Palm Valley over the weekend.He chum! Maybe Sandefur will take

Bill Thompson who doubles in the Ad Building the past week help provide them. The committeeswill counted up to that many and half a case Chief.
but we do wish to report that our be announced later. counting. C. A.
brass as squadron public relations just stopped Chief T M. Wyatt is our acting
chief clerk Pete Capp", was out
is I leave because of the
Geiger on
I' officer and newsgetter for "Week- leading chief during the absenceof
sick several days and we are gladto illness of his wife. she is
i end Wingtalk. University men taken up school teaching. Well Hope leading "Goon" Sandrftir whois
' : <" Will be pleased to hear that Li. see him back.Congratulations. boys bring the teacher a good. loon okay J. Frank Nettles taking a much-needed rest in

von der Heyde was just made to Helen Johnson cigar instead of the proverbialapple. must have come in late over the Norfolk Virginia and Camden, N.

fire chief of Flavet Village No who celebrated her first anniversary . Johnny Dykes' chair : wf''k'f'nd.Notlt't' he has a black J, While on this tour Chief Sandf'J

3 in the quaint little college town I Sunday with hubby Paul is vacant today and the office is eye and new glasses.! We measured fur will combine business with '

of Gainesville who was home from college over definitely not the same He returned the lick from a rolling pin andit pleasure, making a complete inspection -

BIRTHDAY PLANS The an- Ute week-end. to Stetson to study somemore i I fits exactly.: of his southern planta-

nual Marine Corps Birthday celebration Frances Theus returned) to work law. Merry Acuff III t !I Roy Joiner I Is back on the I tion in Virginia.Our .

will be held this year on 6 ; Tuesday morning after a three pinch hitting for Mary Rogers trouble desk after a three months deepest sympathy to you

,.... November at the Hyde Cark Coun- j weeks' leave. who is in Miami sun bathing for vacation just loafing and fishing.The Mr. Sanders, in your recent porrow. -

try Club. A fine orchestra has j Notes from the Little Black a whole week. Welcome. Merry.: | hfe of Riley. Speed Demon .

been lined up and from all appearances Book in Maintenance There certainly Our Mason Shop has the new Keene went to Jacksonville C. A. Szafranowski is on leavein

'! it seems bound to be a'' should be nome clean yards!, look. Just had its face lifted. Beach Sunday; to' see the races Kankakee, Illinois Have a

most' Kuccossful' affair. Those who 'I and all the week's wash should be Maybe that is why Charlie Pate "o he says. Understand Bill good time, Chief.

desire further information may done. Every man that in every is :so happy these day"I I' Mopely learned) to "May off surfboards Jack E. Dalton is spending his

obtain tame from Capt. D. Byron married man, vows he cither mow- just heard that Jim Gwynes of I At the beach this past 20-day leave in Atlanta, Georgia.
I ;i':'I I Ring ed the lawn or helped his wife the Paint Shop had the Tricking : weekend.1'hat's the matter Bill How's your invention coming

CORPS CHATTER Capt. F. I 1 wash on Labor Day. Such mart chair blues over the Labor Day I can't you take it ? Mr. Giif- along Chief McGhee ? Good lurk

M. (Frequency :Modulation) Rich- boys, they just couldn't rent one week-en If we had a nice cool I fin says he didn't go: fishing overLabor to you! Maybe one of those! lays

nvd rrpoits that his electilcal day..V.'. H. Crevasse has porch' like Jim's down on the Day. It was too hot. we can say, "Wo knew him !"


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Members of the var lty---b ; ban, softball, swimming, golf,
tennis and WAVES Softball teams were treated last Thursday toa
barbeque and outing at the Skeet Club Although the rain sent

everyone scurrying to the O&G bomb trailer shed the party wenton
in high spirits Barbequed spare-ribs, prepared by Chief Charley A ;:

Litke, wad the chief attraction at the affair. ( Left) Captain
A. I. Malstom NAS Commanding Officer awards the Sportsmanship -
Trophy won by the Marines, to Lt. Col A L Norton, C. O Y w w,.da

of the Marine Barracks (Right ) Rear Admiral Lltch, CNAAT,

awards the Softball Intra-mural Trophy, won by NARTU, to y.
Captain F W Priestman the C. O Center( Everyone enjoyed the .r

succulent spare-ribs as can easily be seen in this photb 1:,
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NAS Boxers Don Gloves In -- :

I 'Jax-Navy ---Gr riders Show ;

Preparation For 1st MatchThe

old lethal weapons knownas -- ---- --- Promise Of Punch Power
"padded gloves" were donned Royal Hill, whose impressive !

last week by the recently formed I style has been keeping stable- '
under By DAN \NUZZI -- -- -- -- --" .. ,
Jax-Navy ring team the mate Pat Patterson on his toes --
guidance and watchful eyes of With a mere 17 days to go I clean sweep of their '48 slate and Jim Malonoskl, who weight ;.
during some light sparring sessions I
coaches A. J. Rubino and "'ChipChipparoni before its Field Narnweil 180. Though very light, Malonot
has an eye on Patterson's opening: game I
With the addition of has the
Florida A. A U title and other against Fort Bragg, the Jax- ; Head Coach Don Jacka has narrowed fighting spirit to pull ,
Bill O'Neill, 135-pound golden down heavy backs which will bo \
ring achievements Elknation and ,, eleven is to down the field of possible
gloves champ from New York the Navy starting plunging through the line againsthim
station leather pushers gained bear Perry,watching a pair of eager in the youngsters middle-, move with the precision of a their first string men on the basis of Ray "Tiger" Adklns, a strong j

added strength for their curtain- weight class.Roughing i| well-oiled machine and is field performance the on few the practice and very fast 190-pounder, will
in weeks At
past d
raising tiff of the 1948-49 seasonat back these men up along with
Savannah. Ga., in two weeks. up the big bag recently showing signs of punch and the quarterback position, an outstanding Orin Ford, 190 pounds.
Mike Hernandez bruised the I which will be unleashed leather-lugger on the 1
Agile and ring-wise, W, H. power Dave Barksdale has the firmer 'Ii
little finger of his right hand but turf this past week was 185-
Warner, featherweight newcomer, when it trots out on the grjp on the center position, with
is expected to recover from the pound Jim Hutchinson who completed -
has been showing his wares at I I gridiron to start the '48 Bill Emerson pushing hard for the
the local gym this week and has i minor injury in time for his open- passes all over the lot in berth. Barksdale, a NavalAcadt'my
fay. Hernandez the holder of season. last Friday's practice session. starting
been working to perfect his style : ing | and North Carolina ace
before the initial battle. At the more titles than any other mit- The pigskinners have a mightybig Backing him up is Jerry Walteis- I|
last June Warner man in the local aggregation is pair of shoes to fill follow- kirchen, a 180-pound signal caller not so long ago, carries
Olympic tryouts ,
than Emerson but is
dropped a close decision to the I doubling up on his daily chores to ing up Lt. Comdr. 'Tuffy' from the '47 Pensaiola Gosling : weight ferocious line backer. John amore
sensational Frankie Sodano. I protect the long list of honors. Thompson's hard-hitting, high- eleven who was seen in action by
scoring combine of 1947 They local football fans at the Gator Coxon and Al Lewis, a pair of175pounders
Coaches Rubino and
J. E. Brittain, another recent Chipparoni will back the
will be out to last season Bowl last Another up i
improve season
addition to the station stable of look on Hernandez, Martin, Patterson quar-
fistmen gave flashes of .class in Warner Hill, and Brit- 's record of six wins one tie, terback who tackles like a 200- pivot post. I
recent workouts with Martin and taro to be NAS-Jaxs outstanding< I and one loss, hoping to make a pounder Is 17-year-old Gordon Ends are about Jacka's least
Kent, There are nearly ten men
F. G Ortiz. Brittain classy, clever color bearers this year, but they worry.
dukes will bring spectators to are counting on latecomer O'Neill A battle is being waged for the out for the spot, but leading the
their feet many times before the and the score of other hopefuls to Curtain Goes Up lefthalf spot between Carl Anderson contenders are Tisdale Winters,
I Vance, Baker and Settle
back the veterans I and Len Willingham. a Pitts- I
current ring season terminates up ring .
--- Monday On AII-NAS burgh, Pa, boy Anderson, a 185- I

. WAVES NET TOURNEY ENDS = ==-I pounder, is very fast and holds
the edge in experience his WAVES VOLLEYBALL ;
.,' : W '", JT Volleyball TourneyThe over :
rival. Like Glenn Davis, the
....UW A
II. .
'y '"W" >> curtain will be raised on Army great when Anderson gets I TEAM MAKES DEBUTIN

the All-NAS intia-mural volleyball loose there is no telling when he
f. ,. tournament next Monday will stop, short of the goal line. JAX MONDAY
when the 48 teams entered in the Johnny Bieneman has been fill
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contest line up in battle formation ing the right halfback spot regularly Under the tutelage of Coach
'. : : .". ",, on the various courts scat- Probably the fastest: man "Skip" Moaer a classy NAS
.. :<: tered about the station.
.. I h.'';:";<"c:'' on coach Jacka's squad, the 170- WAVE volleyball octette will
< r ,/" With an even count of 14 pound wingback spells trouble for make its debut in the Jax Playgrounds r
: ., scheduled games lined up, each the blue and gold opposition this tournament under the
., ,...:{" T'\ team will be fighting not only season. I Brentwood Courts arcs Monday .
: :':' '. : hand and foot but tooth and nail I I J;
Keith "Bull" Bailey, a 190- '
.SS nightAt
?. ) SWw l for a chance to be one of the two a
'< t who is hard driver 1
't" teams to represent their pounder, a I present, the talented mentor
tive league in the championships. though a little slow, Gus Kinnear, has her charges divided into twoteams +,
and Rex Jackson are outstanding ,
of almost equal ability
The finals will be played on the
Seaplane Point courts and the fullbacks in the local grid ranks. I Ethel Atkins, Ruth Dobson, Barbara j. ,;
'S r They are all big and have convincing I Earp, Ellen Messer, Virginia
WMfc games will be called by the Physical I
I Training Department. power. Kinnear weighs Smalczeski, Ruth LaVere '
190, ad Jackson tips the scales ,
The teams, representing nearlyevel'y Jackie Nall, and Marge Jones
yjgj activity on the station, have at 200 even make up the "A" squad, and
been divided into six groups lab- lUg Tackles l Gain Berths Frenchy :Martmette: Pete Peterson -

eled th i Blue Green, Indigo, Red, The tackle positions will be Harriet Primmer, "Mike"
Orange, and Yellow Leagues well taken care of. George Ker- Irving, Mary Rasich, Winnie
Beginning Monday, each team sttin, holdover from the '47 eleven Jones, Boots Hardin, and Mickey
will play a double round robin in carries 220 pounds like a flash, Blankenship comprise the "B"

t then respective league with a win and Jim Nugent, who started out team

consisting of the best two out of the season at 200 pounds, now i: To- pick a starting lineup for
three games played.Approximately tips the scales at 230, and: he will the Initial fray, Coach :Moser: will

300 volleyball be rough to handle Will Sweat, I have to filter the 15 Candida. a....
enthusiasts have turned out for Dick Bayless, Marvin Weldon, and I in her quest for eight top net- "'
the teams positive proof that interest Andy Acuff will back up. I I tens who will carry the station
In the game is still highat I' Guards for the 1948 Jax-Navy spangles once again into down- --1

NAS. combo are Joe Sinko, 190 pounds, I[ town Jax
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"\'Ol' PLAYED: A &W'KM.: game," says Jackie Nail right to I

I Emma Mik Irving as she congratulates her opponent for cop- i aM 5e 2CH7.S /. ,
ping the All-Station WAVE tennis tourney title last week Irving I

defeated Nail in three blistering sets, 6-1 6-4. 62. ,
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Tigers Look Ahead To Opening I

Game Of Season 3 Weeks Away''

Working out daily with the thought of their opening game a ;

little over three weeks away, the colored football aspirants of 4e # ,
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NAS went into their third week of practice Tuesday with full gt'ar.I j tIN

The Tiger eleven has been practicing at the mat area where their .
scheduled home games will be played. About 10 men tine now
{ working out daily including six men from last years team. I
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The backfield is slowly taking
I Brockman, and McDougal Both
shape and with the addition of Brockman and McDougal weigh a

new men it should be Very fast. solid 205. At center, Ernie Wal-

Milt Turner, 155-pound speedster, lace, 165-pounds, will be in his ,_. .
has been adding his talents to third season at the pivot post and

those of Johnny Best, Ernie But- has proven to be a good defensive e
ler, and Tommy White to form a man in past grid wars. ..""
fast quartet of mail-carriers. But- At tackle Napoleon Cheatman "e

ler, 185-pound half back, is go- looks tops, but he Is being hard Till! rt'TUHK:, whether he is on the big blue ocean or in a calm green pool every enlisted .
ing into his third season as a pressed by the 220-pound John man here at NAS will feel at home. Classes to qualify enlisted personnel a.s" Class "B" swimmer "

local grldder Bowden and 210-pound Dan Lemon got under way last week. The classes, under the direction of (.t. Paul J. King, station swimming
At the guard spot there are The flanks are being covered officer, are being scheduled by departments. The above group front O&R U the first class to undergo TO,
three boys clamoring for the first by Epps Hunter, Green and instruction Chief Turner "PT" swimming instructor U giving the men some fine point in the art of

string assignment, IVnninjron Henson four big 111 diving prior t,) their hitting the aqua


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