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: December 23, 1948
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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Vol. 6-No. 39 -:1P..c- I IfflfV r r UlL 23 December 1948

:7: Headquarters of the Commander_ Fleet Air Jacksonville And Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District I


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Station To Enjoy

t ., t Varied Program

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TraditionQJ Church Rites


SS Feature Yule Season

: c 3.t4:55: S \Vith a gooMy" : portion of station peisonue t on holiday

;!" H :i:1.: 6 leave, those r'remaining aboard will enjoy festivities of all

F sizes and varieties with tonight's Christmas Dance at the

fr' y rIt Mamside auditorium opening _the program

". During the split period arranged Navy personnel spending part ot:
i rill I leaves, part of the personnel ''their time at home over the yule

; 1 will be home for Christmas, holidays, civilians, too, are beingI -

4 T. while some will enjoy their. visit granted leave at the discretion of:
I department heads. A half-holiday
ashore next w..k Nut only are
1 I has ben declared for civilians

l'AS WEI 'o mS-Ani\IIUAL i Friday.

I)UK GIN-Upon his return from I Kiddies feted
Washington: where hf' was on v 3 B
a One of the high spots of the
temporary duty for severalweeks
!'," Hear Adm Calvin T. Diir- a L holiday program is the annualChlldr..nl1'
Christmas at the
J'ln'Commandt'r: Tleet Air Jacksonville

,_, was feted by' the commanding MainMde auditorium tomorrow
: officer and officers of t) Y, dy afternoon at 1300. Approximately
the Station !in a "\\eltonie y 31".!:5 underprivileged youngsters
r S .
Aboard Fa.rh'" last Saturdav. %_ from the nine orphanages in theTa
Top picture left to right, are S. .5. 4 SSti .I <'ksonvrlle:; aria who will be speitntimied -

Hear Admiral and )Ir... Durgln, ((' on Page 3))
Capt. A. I. MuMrom. XA* commanding S .
officer and :\Ir... Mlist
rom. dreetinffs! are extended: in f Petty Officers
the receiving line below"War" '.

r On Pests I o Ari i : Donations Aid

i,' Being Studied Xmas Parties

r 11poudllll;; heartily to the

During TrainingWar Ohns'imaspuit: members of the
Naval AIr Station Chief Petty
on mosquitoes and flies Is OI'1'Il"1 Club have turned over
gaining headway >10 the tiaining I 11637.37' : to Chaplain Francis L. Albeit

I program for Naval Reserve ento- station chaplain, for distribution -
mologists and malariology technicians Locally Trained 'All-Saints ChoirIn I among the 353 underprivileged

being conducted here at children who are to be honored -

the Naval Air Station dispensary Fifteen Receive HereIn guests at the annual Children
Now in its third period of opera- I Radio ShowThe 'a Christmas party Friday afternoon -

tion, the training program, approved .

by the Navy Department Final Designation CeremonyOne All-Saints chapel choir from The underprivileged youngsters
... Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. the Naval Air Station will be featured -; from the nine Jacksonville orphan-
Is available in two week periods' in a one-half hour broadcastover ages and homes will be special: I
for reserve officers specially trained of the most colorful chapter in the history of radio station WMER tonight guests of Navy children from the

in this field. Under the direc- Jacksonville Naval Air Station came to an end last Thurs- Air Station, Naval Hospital Cecil
tion of Lcdr. John M Hirst, USN day when fifteen young men received then wings in the (Thursday) at I Field and Fleet Air Squadrons,
;,' the program is carried out with Under the direction of Mrs. who will gather at Mainside auditorium
last designation to be conducted lieie
the latest equipment for ceremony _
very Francis L. Albert, who started the at 1330. Colored personnelwill
aerial and ground dispersal of insecticides The presentation of the wings I
their the
hold party at sanio
both indoors,and out I by Naval Air Station Commander Notice famous Great Lakes Navy choir time at Club SO I.

doors, combined with the most Capt. A. I. Malstrom. marked during the war, the All-Saints
A special visit from Santa
,up-to-date laboratory equipment Tills Is the lust Issue of the choir will render traditional holi-
in insect control studies. I i the last such ceremony here, since IV\ VIK NEWS: for M8. Publication Claus will highlight the entertainment
With mosquito control as one the Naval Air Advance Training of the December 30 I..- day songs, with Diana Hollandas program which incluilt'a

of the mam projects in this field I I 1 Command has now been shifted to +ue his been I suspended dim to featured soloist. clowns, colored movie shorts, mus-

that are being carried out by the Corpus Christi, Tex. the pres 'nt holidays Publication Capt. Alvin I. Malstrom, NAS ic by the Air Station band Christ-
mas carol singing, plus generous
local unit within\ the seven states will bo resumed Thursday, commanding officer, will appear
incorporated in the Sixth Naval t In pinning the wings on each .January' G. i refreshments by the Commissary
District, constant research and man, Capt. :Malstrom exteuded i To all our readersf extenda I on the program to extend Christ department. In addition, each child

tests are conducted during the congratulations and pointed out very Merry Christinaand I mas greetings to citizens on behalfof will receive a personal gift, while
good fortune an.l happiness the Francis L. Al- each group will be gi\en a sub
program as well as routine controls : of Naval : Navy. Capt.
responsibility every stantial take-home cash to be
A thermal acresol spray operated I throughout the coming NewYear. bert, station senior chaplain, will
\ officer in serving his country. Naval used to purchase equipment for
from the exhaust of a jeep I
I also appeal on the radio show. I the homes.
has been developed and is now in I aviator certificates were pre- _
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use I sented to the new pilots by Comdr. -
i!, :Xervlco A\allable I A. C. Berg, operations officer. I i i ( )
"We aim only at the control of
The men who enlisted in
mosquitoes and flies," Commander young
Hirst stated. "All insecticides usedin the V-5 program on completinghigh r r : :

our program," he continued, school all received their ad-
I a
are mixed ;In our own field laboratory vanced flight training here at '
and test cells. The sere !
N AS. The group returned h,'n fo' 5 '
ice is available on request to all S
Naval Stations within this district I the ceremony following three .5 "
weeks can Per qualification tram S : '

(Continued on Page :3) ing at Pensacola. They still ha\,' S
four to six: months training in

Half Holiday order to become full-fledged avi }

atlon officers

. Slated For All Winning their wings were Ln w
E .. Lieuts (jg) William H. Kipey I
A hall' -holiday has been declared r t :
for the Naval Air Station James E. Troupe, and James W .,
r c
",_'" Friday. Deo. 24 Foust; midshipmen, Charles E i
Departmental and field service Duller, Harold D Case, William ; y"
activitieslll be closed n + 1
one 4: A
i Mehlenhoff, Leon T. Bonner, Jr. r3T K\ L
half day }'rldayhll.., employees st
except those requiredfor Simeon D. Lowe Neal C. Phillips, 1k t ? tk y

necessary! maintenance duties Merle A. Rice Herbert A. Sar _- -- ____.__m_______.________ _. _.
and other essential work, gent Thomas H. McCoy, David FINAL "WINOS" CEUEMONY-Now on their way to become full-fledged aviation officers, thefifteen !
Hill be excused from work Fri Rust, Benjamin W Taylor, and young men received their wings last Thursday from Capt A I. Malstrom, commanding officer
day afternoon John E. McDonald, (center), In the last designation' to be conducted at the Naval Air StsUon."MERRY .


Two JAX AIR NEWS 23 December 1948 ,.L

Adm. Denfield Sends Yule CHAPLAINS' !


of Naval Admiral Louis Denfield TIIUKSDAY r
Operations, CHRISTMAS GitEE'rL1ti5 CREW'S CHRISTMAS DANCE---Starts at 2030 with Station Orchestra
USN has sent the following Christmas greetings to United
In this blessed season, we should furnishing the music. '
States Navy personnel throughout the world : realize anew that Christmas is notmt'rt'ly FRIDAY

"I send my very best wishes for a Merry Christmas to the observance of an his- "HIGH FURY", with Madeleine Carroll and Ian Hunter vi
torical day commemorating the SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
every officer, man and woman, who serves or has served in
advent of our Lord If Christmas "MEXICAN HAYRIDE", staarring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello
the United States Navy or Marine Corps
means only that, we shall have MONDAY
"May the joyousness of the season reaffirm our efforts missed half its innermost secret. "DYNAMITE", with VV. Gargan and W. Welles. j

toward fulfilling the ideals of Him whose birthday we cele- I Christmas has a vital present TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY j,

brate, and the coming year bring nearer the realization of I meaning as well, for all of us. "EVERY GIRL SHOULD BE MARRIED", featuring Cary Grant
Christmas is an attitude of mind and Franchot Tone
peace, among all peoples, for all time. : and heart that makes for creative STUDENT OFFICERS' AUDITORIUM :

I living-a mood of joy, expectancyand Movie at 2000 only

Capt. Malstrom's Message !I When kindliness.our everyday life Is marked "QUICK ON THE TRIGGER"THURSDAY, starring Charles Starrett and SmV !

by; a glorious expectation of a Icy Burrette. '

""'ith the return of the anniversary of Christ's birth, finer and better social order, whenwe ----- ;

with all its deep significance of peace and good will, I take have opened our minds and !

this opportunity to extend my sincere good wishes to every hearts Christ-Child to receive in the the form Gift of of every the Not-New Nuggets SEXLINGUAL .

officer, man and woman who is serving in the United States agency goodness and gladness, II ('

Navy and Marine Corps, and in particular to those who are I then we begin to have the real I The "Not-New" Shop will be r... .w. J.i ',,:

located on this station. message and meaning of the closed through the coming holi I
days. But, won't you come In
"May your Christmas this year be a happy one, com- Christmas is being conscious of I after the fourth of January I II 't ..Y

bining traditional holiday joy with a reverent sense of the the Spirit of God about us and when It I is re-opened and see our :

meaning of this day in all parts of the world. Let us be within us; it is opening our livesto I grand bargains.The ,

(doubly conscious this year of the true spirit of Christmas, that spirit, giving the spirit I shop staff wishes to join I
that was in Jesus a chance to en- hands in extending season'sgreetings
the New' Year.
carrying it in our hearts now and throughout I
ter our living and possess all our by wishing everyonea .
CAFf. A. I. MALSTROM I, USN, endeavors It is even more than a \ Merry Christmas and a

CMDR. NAVAL AIR BASES, 6th ND, that-to rejoice in every evidenceof successful New Year "

COMMANDING OFFICER, NAS, I integrity in others, to see in _-.1:

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. other people an incarnation of .1I
that integrity, that is Christmas
To love until it seems as thoughour I

hearts would burst from goodwill 1

Adm. Durgin's Message"Commander and to make ourselves the \

agents and instruments of that
Fleet Air Jacksonville takes this oppor-I love, that is Christmas. To do that

tunity to extend season's greetings to all service personnel not just for a day or for a season, SALTY HUMOR FROM

of this command<< and their families<< but throughout the coming ;yearsis HERE AND THEREI
the Christmas life
to live
The coming of Christmas Day is

COMMANDER, FLEET AIR an opportunity for us to appreciate took her to a night club

JACKSONVILLE. anew these great energies of I took her to a show.

the Christian life, and to carry I took her almost everywhere

their meaning into life's everyday : A girl and boy can go.

Jax-Air News Greetings I !service and ministry, through our I I took her to swell dances
own practice of the Christmas vir I I took her out to tea;

"Sincere Christmas greetings to all naval and civilian tues. To share in this spiritual enterprise i: When all my dough was gone I
and to radiate its
of Jacksonville Naval Air Station. The Merriestof grace saw
personnel I
and meaning to those we serve, is She had been me.
all Christmases for you is our wish. Ours has been a cordial the privilege and responsibility of taking r

relationship. May you enjoy the utmost in health and Christian shipmates. May the joys; I Belle was sitting In the breakfast -

happiness throughout the coming New Year" : of this spiritual sharing be yours nook shelling peas, when she

STAFF JAX AIR NEWS.Jax this lain F.Christmas I- Albert Season.--By Chap- heard a knock at the back door

.-- -- Thinking it was her young son
I she called "Here I am darling" e

Air News RECREATION Silence. Then a deep voice answered -

"Lady this is not the regular -
Editorial Offices "
South Wing, Loner Deck

llldg. 930 ASHORE At the StatU Chapels, Birmingham Milwaukee guide: "We're now
H.ad sad Maitla AccessI'r.testaal
Telephone EAt..n..lon-818-1. I passing the world's largest brewery
Andrew II. ..1......). Kditor VUIKX ON J.mtRTI.UOt: \; IT THE 09..1\--Sunday School :tSailor
Dee lanmcii, t hrt 1'a.ehangStaff I SALVATION ARMY 1045 General Set A
-- Worship \tee Chap- : "I'm not! .
WritersThe SERVICE MEN S CLUB lain A. t' Bovit.C '
JAX AIR NEWS Is published I tJ
lh ll
weekly at the C. S. Naval Alt Station eej wi'Vr: AiAM, ST 0700-Mass The barber, not of great experience ;,. _
Phone 4210,1Jacksonville
Jackson: Florida, and printed -
had been giving his customer's -
commercially with nun-apprvpilated Fla. S, A. Melitng will officiateat
fund at no expense to the government }'KIO.UUtltU.K: 2ith203O both masses. chin a rough time for a
and compliance with SecNav Circular -Candlelight carol sing Can be sees as few minutes.
Letter 45-1918 dated 12 December' 1943Copies recorded for you to send home. An outdoor Nursery for small children "
are distributed tree of charge "Wait, said the customer
2330- : sei-vices, U maintained between 0900 and ..
--Midnight Transportation 5' v
tit the Naval Air Station, the Natal 1200. "Have. you another razor?"
to Church ur( choice
Air Restive Training Unit; Naval Aux- .\Tl'ICIJ.UtetMIU.K jour: 23th "Sure," said the arber. "Why?" .,
illar All Station, Cecil Field and the
U. S. Natal" Hospital. oon-Old Fashioned Open House (Ward A-1) "Well, said the victim, "I guessI
1730-Christmas Supper. Music and
Proh..tan&l000DI'lne ought to have a means of defending -
The JAX AIR NEWS I II a uii-mbr of features provided by our friendsin VI01 ship. Chaplain F. myself." '
Jacksonville are on tap for the
the Ships Editorial Association! and
D Hewitt. Jr.
eveninx Fun and fiolic until 2230.M'MMl. .
the Armed Forces Press St'l\Ice, Reproduction -
DMr.MHUC: : : with
of material from these Christmas Open House-Music In the Joe: "What was Columbus'greatest ..- ... .. ,...-...,..-.... ....-,-.
sources must beat a credit line. Repub- discovery?
etening-Bring your friends, meet jour MY ELAINEOne
lication of other matter except byenlce
friends Moe: "That will
even a queen Af
publications Is prohibited with-
IU\U\\', 1>K: 'r.MIU.K: : J7th nite my eyes were wet hock her jewels for a sailor"
out permission of Editor JAX AIR
NEWS 1030 to 2100)( -Bowling on some of the with tears, Christian iwotie star, earls
finest alleys In Jacksonville. peak k six languages. Carel'4
1lhl: IJ.\\', Dtt'KMI1MC: : :38th Next' morning they were dry. "It's the little things in life that ,
19.10 to 2200--Skating at the Jax Roller Some day perhaps I will laugh tell," said the sweet young thing, mates
Rink-Two for the price or one. again, she
as pulled the kid brother out
All the happiness of Christmas
Hospital All the season gladness, too. Maybe I was a fool to even cry. from behind the sofa. Neighbor: "Say, have you folks)
That what we are wishing bottle "
got a ?
Especially for you The world can look in my eyes "Sailors" said the opener
From staff mf'mbel's-Hel E. Becker and sadness Parent: "Yeah but he'a away
see no
ChatterFirst Director: Martha Fall cloth, Secretary "the subject of my sermon today at college."
; Leon Tolson. Special Arts People may look at my face and is "Liars." How many in this
Teacher: Ida Clark and Gus Trtbbett, think I am gay. chapel have read the 69th I .
of all, Merry Christmasto Assistants In the club. Danny: "Did you make theta> .
:Matthew ?
you all There will be open j I Time alone can heal the wounds hand biscuits with your own little
house in the Red Cross recreation I Marine: "The girl I marry must And in passing may it gently Nearly"You every went up hands?"
hall from 1400-1600 on Christmas be able to take a joke." v wt'a'eA are just" the people I wantto Frankie: "Yes why?"

Day, All you fellas who are unable -, WAVE: "Naturally, that's the sweet mystic shroud around lain.preach"There to is continued no such the Chap-" Danny: "I Just wondered who
to go home, come on down only kind you'll ever get my heart lifted them off the stove for you?" _

and let's spend Christmas to- That will always help me make
j' Sailor's
wife (as he comes in at
"You WAVE used to
gether. say that believe. Bill "What's
: the best to
0300): "Well, home is the best way
The winner of the Christmas be an optician's daughter ? place after all, isn't it?" teach a girl to swim?"

tree and ward decorating contest I "Yeah, two'gla.sst's and" she Yes time alone will heal a hurt Sailor: "I wouldn't know about Men: "Well, that requires a lot
will be announced Santa makes a spectacle of herself. Sure sunshine follows rain
soon as ,
that, but it's the only place open." of technique. First you put :your
will pay a special visit to all pa-I But in my heart there will always left hand around her waist, then
tients who aboard on CBM: "Where did you get that be ,
stay A vaudevillian approached a you gently take her left hand."
24. Our thanks of the week date? Buck teeth, cross-eyed" bowlegged A picture of "My Elaine" I booking agent with "Say I've got Bill: "She's my sister"
to the Junior Red Cross for all bleached hair. > H. C. Dillon
go CGM: "You needn't whispershe's I' % terrific act! My dog plays and Ben: "Oh that! Push her off the
the Christmas tree decorations Fasron 8 USNAS I "
I my parrot sings Opera. dock
they gave to the Naval Hospital. deaf too.- Alameda,_ Calif.--J| The dog played. The parrot _
More thanks to the Jacksonville I
sang The pupils had been warned that
Stella was a moo-moo.cOw
Garden clubs for the wreaths, I "Hilda did the goldfish "Great! Terrific! Wonderful!" would ,
More athletic than mudderly, you give : they be punished if caught
. flowers and potted plants that I She hopped a barbed wire fence fresh water this morning" screamed the agent. "I'll get you I chewing gum. One day Miss.

were graciously given for And was destroyed-udderly. "No mum. They haven't finished $5,000 a week!" /(I Brown the teacher, noticed a

mas. Christ-I' the water I gave them yesterday I "But I only want $300," said I bulge in Johnny's cheek

The free wrapping sen When Mrs. Berg's expensive fur ," the actor. I "Johnny are you chewing
at the hospital was taken ?" asked the "
coat was delivered to her home, I I "Why agent. gum? A
by the doctors' wives and we ap- '! she fondled it ecstatically for a First Inmate: "And what are "It's a fake" replied the actor I "No ma'am," Johnny replied, "".

preciateery much their help. I time and then looked sad for a you doing now?" I bursting into tears. "You see, the "I'm soaking a prune to eat during .-
Without the help of our faithful I! moment. "What's the matter Second Inmate: "Buying old I parrot doesn't sing at all The recess."

gray lathes, all our Christmas ,; aren't you satisfied with it?" inquired wells sawing them up and selling dog's a ventriloquist.) I
plane could not have been<< earned I i her husband. them for post holes." I I She: "You can take me to the

out. Don't forget to save time i' "Yes," She answered, "but I feel Why. honey, if I forgot to kiss !' dance tonight, unless (coyly) you,
for our December Dance on Dee so sorry for the poor thing that I "I know I'm not really much to 'you gooby when I went to work I meet someone more attractive in
skinned" look at." admitted her fiance : this morning, it was purely an the meantime"
28.It's so long to Miss. Babctte ClemWmp j i -- .- I "Oh, well' die philosophized, oversight! There's nothing I'd I Limey "I say! That's sportingof
Red cross social worker. new position at the Naval Hos i "you'll toe at the office most of : rather do, honey than hisscu' you, we'll leave It like that

.sty, ha'. It ft hire to acctpt her pita Memphis, Tcnn I the time goodby v,-,u know that' then, shall we 7"Page '


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If decorations depict the Christ-

mas spirit, then the Supply and
Fiscal department, which has VP (ML) 56 girl! C P and Mrs. Bryant girl;

more branches than most Christmas Hangar scuttlebutt definitely cen Chief and Mrs. Cissna, girl; Lt.

trees, is. overflowing with ters around a couple of interesting I t ijgl and Mrs. McNamara girl. It's

the Yuletide glow this year From cross country trips made by' two boys and a girl now for both

the miniature to the medium and VPML) 56 personnel during the McNamara and DiGiorgi.

the mammoth, Kris Kringle's festive month of December Lt. (jg) Welcome back to station keeper

fingers have touched the J. T. Novak and D. E. Wedlund Chief Machinist Bill Kubran, who

Commissary, galleys, Ship's ServIce have found out that Pittsburgh, has been connected with the regular

Commissary Store, South area, I Pa. has really earned the title NAR1U maintenance depart

tend the surrounding yard areas. "Smoky City." The smoke was so ment under Lcdr. Randecker .

.' In building 110 alone, there are I thick in Pittsburgh that floodlights "Kubie" ought to be red hot with

display in Receipt Control, Material were turned on at 3 p. .m, dur- the tools after five months tour

office Supply foreman' office ing a football game to give spec- with the "engine men."

center of the loading area, tators in the bleachers a chanceto NARTU NOTES Lcdr. and

Disbursing, Accounting, Stock see what went on Lt. Novakis Mrs. Bartram R. Bartlett gave
still looking for that Army field,
Correspondence, the their annual Christmas party for
since the of gasoline for PV-2
lounge and administrative of price the active duty officers of NAR-
*. In the South area, there's I type aircraft runs pretty high at TU. All NARTU Officers
rII". .oon'" greeting in several lan '' SUGGESTJON WINNEU-Capt. R. hinter" Overhaul and Repair Pittsburgh Municipal Airport in attendance and swell were time

{"! addition to the season's Officer, congratulates J. S. Pagan, top winner In the suggestion '- The smoke was so thick there, that all. The a motif
was this
traditional decorations, trees' holly program at the> Overhaul and Repair Shop. Awarded $275, passenger Lcdr. W S. Morris was "Gaslight Gaieties"
and mistletoe.We Fagan headed a list! of 28 employees' of the df'partmf'ntho "erelreK4'ntf'd shook hands with the pilot tube year the 90 costume

strongly suggest you tour with awards recently for beneficial" suggestions.lfc thinking it was his brotherinlaw. tional.gay With type annouoncementa was op

the Supply and Fiscal area tomor- I sent out to represent official dispatches -

row morning to view the resultsof O yes, the "Chanel umber 5" I everything ..connectedwith

the many efforts to achieve the A'EWA16fE run to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the occasion showed signs of

various effects Next week in has many local dignitaries aboard. extensive preparation.

this column, we'll report the winter I Two PV's and one PBY5A with
I Among the costumes
of the Sallies Special Christmas __ AROUMD' pilots Lcdr. C. VV. Rogers, commanding present
Lcdr. Bartlett's the most colorful
award. 0 & Ri\ officer of VPML( ) 56> I
!. He was dressed real
as a
A piano' has been added to the Lcdr Walter Shinn, and Lcdr. Harry 'I
old time bartender, and looked and
entertainment features! on hand f I Nearing took off December 31!
and you are Invited to twine upaft PERSONNEL: AND AU nSIS- PKOC'ESS The question with with a passenger list looking like 'j acted the part very well. Captain

lunch time during the holidays, TU.\TIOX-Welcomc, Jack Heard, Louis Fmney is "which end is a "Who's Who"of the outfit. Chief I Piiestman had by far the best set
of moustaches in
and slug: carols over the public to Personnel. Glad to he to you join up ?" While making an exit from Yeoman Clark Chitty aboard the the gathering.The .
address system. The lounge will btoI our happy gang Welcome, one of his fellow workers' auto, he PBY5A informed reporters he was costume was worn by
I Lt. (jg) Frank
open during the major portion of also, to :Mr. Sauer of Plant Division went head first I iTop( Heavy on his way to Cuba to check the Coghlan the NAR-
work-hours! tomorrow' for jour who has been out ill for fellow) Leonard Neal of 305, price of canned rutabagas for his PIQ. Coghlan had found an.

added pltUMireand convenience" I sometime Lt. (jg) Spahr has when notified of his promotionto wholesale grocery company. authentic 1890 bathing! suit and
with bristling
At noon time one can slip ln> departed for further orders I. Leadingman, put in for two William Hardin, SR-, making his complete mustache
the classroom in 110 and catch the Jane Eyman, nurse, is leaving us ; weeks leave The shock must first flight aboard the PBY5A had and a white straw hat, he cut

big movie" which still be run dally tomorrow for Tennessee to be with I have been too great, or else he nothing to say, in fact, he couldn't quite YOUR a figure.NARTU

through the holidays, Including : her husband who is stationed felt like splurging Rumor has even eat Co-pilots Lt. Bert like to take this editor would

regular features and training there. I it that JO.. Jenkins of 303 is Saymon, Lt. (jg) Bill Snelling and opportunity to
extend his heartiest
films. I Ledr. Sweet" is off for the holidays -I leaving soon for college. Ens. George Frost enjoyed the good wishesto
all for
Commanders Hume and Porter I until Dec. 27 :Miss Dunbaris I After a day of arduous bunting scenery along with the ride. On the a very and Merry Christmasand
a happy New
Invite you tomorrow to glimpse t off to Birmingham Ala. to I J. I;. I)4\is! of 304( became ciisHlusloned 'I return trip a refueling stop was Year. prosperous

their highly decorated offices durIng -: spend the holidays with her folks.! and at the end of the 'I made at NAS Miami during the I .

your tour. And the skipper has Gladys Hamilton is! following day, he fired at a nl.-olll-o\\I.j j filming of the 20th Century Fox I I

tins word to add: "A Merry nit, heading for Huntington, 11. Result: three turkeys (Ifrom I film "Slattery's Hurricane," featuring 'i StationContinued
Christmas and a most prosperous Va.Uh her husband, to spendthe the tree Frederick Wood of i Linda. Dainell. The PBY
ahead. After" several Christ- holidays Rose !sha>hy t had trouble with '
year 222: : is really trying: to make a'! a faulty run- ( from Page 1)
fusses spent here, it is wonderfulto leases! next week for a short trip. I mark during Xmas. Ht.'" getting way and was unable to continue I j

see so much energy and spirit Oh, these rich people, always' married. Congratulation! to Mr. further Linda (Miss Darnell | cial guests, and Navy'juniors from

continue in so many folks. May going some place! Wonder IJndamootl and wife on birth ofa to you stay-at-homes) thought the :, the Air Station, Naval Hoofital,

your Christmases be merrier and why all those chiefs in Securityhad 1 i on Thl.. .is all 'til after officers and men of VPML( ) 56'' Cecil Field, and the Fleet Air

your years more prosperous, I'm I! mistletoe on the windows ? I the holiday, 80 have a "f'ryIt'r- were "real cute." I know, because I Squadron, will be feted. Two other

Mire all of us in Supply and Fis- I' :Merry Christmas everybody I ry Xmas and a Happy New Year Alf Duckhonking, a full-blooded I Children's parties will be held

sal wish more of the same for all i, man Ill "Lost f'k-f'nd.-Uy' -By Jimmie Almond Seminole Indian, told Lt. (jg) '' simultaneously, one at the Nursery

hands" And Dot UUkson. Mark Hulsey. 'I
your reporter ; I I'I.AXNING-Watch out folks, and another for colored children -
adds-Happy Holiday. > PRODUCTION CONTROL AND Several stork have been I
mistletoe is beginning to appear flights at the 801" club.

around the department Could carried out and we announce the Naval hospital will have its

there be a shortage of cigars arrival of the following young- I share of activities during the holi-

I r Commercicnl BulletinBulletins I nowadays We hear from good sters: Barbara Nelson, to Lt. (jg) days. At I least 69 patients wuTb
and Mrs. E. W. Nelson Leon Nathan -
; source that one cigar had to doa ; guests at the Gator Bowl game
will be accepted only until space Is filled. Call ext. 8230. whole crowd recently Nexton Chitty to Lcdr. and Mrs. Bill New Year's Day. Several other

Kritmini with the Jan. 9 issue of will handle It Balance al ,approximately I the wedding list at Time and Chitty; Gerald Lee Mooneyham to affairs are being planned including -
fife "a'l."tlrIf'WI- s. tee will Itf\\ chart- $65 per month. Call 9 6'MO. Dot ADE3 M. E. and Mrs. Mooneyhan.
Dolores .
Leave Landry .
std fur l' iumrrci t llullrtin item Two khaki officer' uniforms in line a carol sing by a group from
A rout of 60 cents pr ad, with .a condition Call 9-6900. Dickson is taking a course in Ens Walter WeLsch, track coach Jacksonville, plus a special visit
n-kiliuuiu of tbuul lines per ad, will I, 1937 Plymouth (our door sedan. A sac salesmanship, so we hear Be of Robert E. Lee high school, by Santa
rifice at $150. Meeks. 825 Main Street,
fro cktrsrvi has completed a successful season
Room 10. back with more after Xmas, so Special Menu
hurh; kltuatioa wasted items ai rides with his state cross
have good time.-By Spurlock.
FOR HKNT; a Always of special interest and
ranted, aad lost sad owed, will twriBt countr Finished undefeated
> 'd i_ .a vpeiial bullrtia "Jlclf"" Five-room unfurnished house with garage 'ENGINEERING: -since the last yteam. attraction are the special Christmas
without cliarfr. ele<'tilt-ally equipped kitchen. ..with a victory over the strong
bit of next seas published from this! i services held here at the chap
KUThlk 43626. of Florida freshmen.
*OU SAL5iLlvinit : University
division, two new employee emplojees els. The traditional CandlelightCarol
room suite" drape to match Will share five-room bungalow. Reynolds Permanent appointments as lead- '
l"&rrh"et.I-Um Frederick service will at 2245:
hv begin
and studio" couch." : Reasonable t. an. 8.2719.Threeroom ing-man metalsmith at Overhauland
null 4557 Blount" Street. apartment with all utili- \vho hail from New' York and ((10:45: p. m.) Christmas Eve at
One dozen wedge wood kervlce plates, ties furnished" $55 per month. Prefer Sarah Banks from Jat. Frederick' Repair have been garnered by All-Saints chapel. The Chapel
never "'ird. Designed for Old ..isavy.UU working couple! with no children. Leading chief E. M. Brock and
Charles Choir has f
In presently serving as I.Jt-1 prepared a program *>
Becker 4-2UM. Hunlhouser." 2-0353. AMS1 O'Connell VPML( ) 56
:Twenty-two loot Shuts:; Trailer, very tlejohn's helper. He has been In'' special music, including the Hal
Room wild kitchen pilvlleges. Cunningham has the welcome mat out for
reasonable Call Saxton. b1245.S phone 2-210l Jacksonville. three months" and hi lelujah Chorus from Handel's Mes
> Ens. Bob Carter assist-
jeasonable. newcomer ,
nuwtch Grill, Smith, ext.
enjoying minute of it .l I siah. At midnight Chaplain Fran.
74.1Belgian, Efficiency apartments. $35 per month, ; every ant personnel officer. Welcome
Police puppies, two months or $10 per week. See at Lakevlew I Sarah Hanks Mas transferred cis L. Albert will conduct the
oiti. Mrs frank, exl. 204.1'oui cottage, Orange Park. phone 3131.House N.ATC..I'OlI1e to both of you. aboard! I communion service.
trailer with attached. Hot The officers and men of VP-
looms o( lurnllure." Also eight "
'Tis reported that Tmey Symosekhas Catholic Midnight :Mass la
and one-halt cubic loot, capacity leliueratoi. and cold water. See Waltei Tan at (ML) 56 wish to extend to the
.S '. Kiessln, 4J8: its Avenue Plant Maintenance Shop:; 1167. acquired a new piano and is personnel of the Naval Air Station scheduled at St. Edwards chapelat
Noun, J.v; Beach. Six-room furnished house Including diligently studying Spanish. 2100 and mass will be held
the heartiest Christmas
Simmons double mitttess in excellent washing machine, Near NAS $100 greet- Christmas Day at 0700 and 0930.
condition. $15. Phone Nesbltt. 2OO3J.JTiicyde. per month. Murrah. 4616 Manchester Sheriff Hoard was toe proud papaof ing and a happy New Year. Thank
: >J,!W; pair brown shoes, boys, Road. a 1910 Ford and nor maybe he'll you for your splendid cooperation, Those staying aboard are in fora
site 3D $JOO; dress trousers for boy, Thiee-rooni apartment $43 per month. give the other suckers a rest while and we'll see next fine meal as they partake of the
you year.
size: 9. JJ5o, other apparel Mime Carney. 4M2;: Irvlnglon Stieet.Bungalow the traditional Christmas Day dinner.
kite. Call Hlisl. e\t. 54J.Ladles' he is busy patching up new FASKON 158: -In spite ,of a
thiee-Karat diamond ring with for rent or sale. Call Mrs bus. He bought the Ford from Lib- drizzling rain which made the run- The program continues New

platinum mounting and sixteen small I Paiker 77975. bya Boyett, who now has an Oldsmobile look like maze of inter- Year's eve with dances at the
uiamunils. Phone McClelland, 8.2072.Pair : House for working girls. Sullivan 4413Antisdale Charles Littlejohn took ways a MaJnside auditorium, the CPO
locking lakes the hangar at NAR-
ot silver iolurs, matched Vtt. after iOtA
::lee at J&tiU irmn Street: Dewey Klse-room unlurnlshod house with bath off for North Carolina last week I TU was bustling with activity.The club and the "O" club.

"'ari.. I on Wesconnett Blvd. Call Mrs., Stone, to attend the wedding5 of his weather was foul, but the Over the holidays sport activities
19 tV ontlac club coupe with new tires, 6-3268.: brother Just want to wish y:,u I of will be curtailed TIle Jax
was high as personnel
,0 hattery, motor, upnuisteiy and 1 uoooJxHiy. Room located. Lane 2-
conveniently: Fliers basketeers will be ldl.
Will take *ooO. Overuse, 110Ceituu 8* 1. a Merry Xmas and a Happy New FASRON 153 went to work on engine until \
". Jan. 8, while most of the bowling .
Slieet.Soil : room Yt'ar.B1 Tuggle.All I changes and checks FAS-
Desirable steam heated with connecting
bed in fair condition reasonable will have been
KuckucK 1412B Child Street: lIIA::). / bath Siwll. 3Xn Riverside hand: interested In playing/ RON 158 officers and enlistedmen .
19H hash "6t J" lour door *ed n. 15. Avenue. basketball! : with the Overhaul and take this opportunity to say I
UUO actual: miles. Will take S1,5U: \ Nicely furnished room and1M of
Repair team contact J. J. KiUleyas I "Welcome-Aboard Mates. to eight
June. 1137 Cumberland Road phone horn. Near NAS bUll Una.. Call Hertz- I
:tt-fexta.* man, 8-9192.: soon as possible, phone G3:!. newly recruited men Lcdr. R.
TWO-IJ 'l1lUOIl1 house with gaiajje; and Room In private home, convenient: location Must meet deadline in a few days L. Glttmgs is quite pleased to
buui-in idundty tubs. On two loU lor Navy people. Call Schultz, lit order to get Into the dnnmercial announce that the unit is now 92 t(Continued. from Page 1) .
LJ&l.:1f tiu.i.: Lull feet; 2-3W9.eacn. Near shopping di. I Lovely home with two bedrooms In Riverside League; Everyone urged to try out per cent of full complement. The "Diseases carried by mosquitoesare

lUuy courage, Morkland:; in good condition or efficiency apailments. Call a newly recruited arrivals are: Herbert frequently fatal to animals
$W. O'Hrlen, 40uU How -t4t6. They laid him out in the station H. Lewis, ATI; J. L. Yopp such as dogs cattle and horses.
Two unfinished apartments, or** in
Runaway Housing, bed Dewey In excellent Paik. condition.: Riverside three-room. W3 per month. house floor, and the doctor exam- Jr, Edward R. Parker, Joseph D. The pests are carriers of Encephalitis -

$W. McSUy, ext. UJ01. The other, five rooms, for $75 per ined turn, while the cop who Berryman, Wilbur T Antone, Ray- which they transmit to animals
.. Kiddie Koi'net' baby lender, alaQ drops month. Phojw; :96710.!( brought him in stood By. The doctor mond B. Ogier William H. Wat- while heart worms are

s aide baby b.! O.culls Sanders with ,water eat 288.:ptool nutl- Jobs as baby tt'A51'EI sitter.; )Cavil Dol:on.ext. finished and rose. "That man's son and Rabena S. Graham, all transmitted to dogs," tM commander .

TIt;: 1 two door sedan In excellent 8313.Driving been drugged" The cop went seaman recruits. added.
condition Inside. and out.Vill to Philadelphia December :34th. white and shivered. He said: Officers and men of FASRON Here since Aug. 1917, Commander .

take Jl.iWG.: Stose: -237'J. Chester Hive room phone, for 4ftHJO.Naval three) passengers. "That's right sir, It's my fault. I 158 wish to take this opportunityto Hirst has done consider.

Twu-toedroom; house of cypress Ihlngle.Unfurnl.he officer and family of two chil- drug him six blocks" extend deepest sympathy and able research not only in mosquito
dren desire to lent unfurnished ---- --- --
equipped or not. 1.950 will handle regrets tq M. DeLoreto and Ma: control, but has also workedin
house 15lh at January enlisted and officers Write
or apartment on for men
H. btmptton( :2-5'Jin.. Write to H. F. Lane, Lt USN. to Personnel 1 Office Attack SquadronITS. family in the death of his father.A perfecting a new diamaecting
1940 Cadillac; lour door sedan, Just repainted VA-175. NAS Quonset Point Rhode NAS Quonset Point, Rhode few more of the boys have device, developed at the Navy
le-upholstered and la good Waist Island. been with the Center
presented name"papa" Testing Patuxent River.
condition. LaoJace.eAt.. 8130. Houses) and apartment furnished or Jobs As baby sitter. Must hare traruifcxUUoa -
recently. Posting new ar- Md. The new device will b' civell
xhree-bedroom frame bungalow -
unfurnished wanted for famtllea coining lhme. A4U! CecUe Bowen,
to town J,000: down oa $IIilJlJ: i to Cecil field in mld-Jsnusry 77274. maL; are\ V. A. and Mrs. DiCtioigi.( I its 111 at Iv.,. n.R .


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Prying The Lid Fliers Bump Green Cove

Off The Bowls i In_ Initial Cage Squabble


.t 11: '. By DAN IANUZXI Host Of Talent Doll Petty Pace Scorers

\: Today take flower ,
a liquid, fruit, animal, vegetable or I
mineral-select two ripe college football teams from any :'As Locals
Emits Triumph 60-44
Section of the country-mix them well in an arena lined Optimism

,jvith thousands of football fanatics, bake well in the hot
sun, :
let it freeze, or soak it well and presto you have a bowl I For Ring Squad I Pace by "Red" Doll and Paul Petty, Jax-Navy's basket.eers ......
game. emerged on the long end of A 60-11 count over the .-
, I I neighboring Green Cove Springs quintet in the season's in
i Dozens of bowl have With its 1919
games sprung up all over the world premiere opening here last
' since the first post-season game in 1902, when the Tourna ;I at Green Cove just 21 days away, I augural.! Wednesday night.
; the NAS Jax boxing team, under I ACCOunting for ,14 points, uonand I I --- ---
ment of Roses Association +I Ito '
invited the :Michigan: Wolverines :
the watchful eyes of Lt. Harold\ Petty set the local's
; play Stanford with the Californians coming out on the Ewing and Chief "Chip" Chip- I pace, netting 17 and 16 points re : WAVES Annex
Short end of a lopsided, 49-0 count. Now, the list includes paroni continued its high-velocity I spectively.

such classics as the Delta Glass, Salt, Fruit, Refrigerator, training schedule this week. I l'ut on Pressure! 33-17 Victory
Salad, Poi, and Pineapple Bowls along with two fish "Hampered by the holiday period I Picking
bowl, the squad is shaping up fine," up an early lead, although Over City Teams
One in Norfolk and the other in Corpus Christi, Texas. Chipparoni said. "During recent I crowded somewhat by the
+i In reviewing some of the post-season's top classics workouts the boys have been add- Invaders at the outset, the Fliers on the right foot the NAS
#Jiave decided to join the rest of we ing polish to their technique, and I the managed halftime to stay in front 28-22 at WAVES hoopsters copped their
our colleagues with a list the lads will be pretty sharp by mark. Coach Boern- initial tilt of the 1913-49 cage
;of selections. January 12" I e.r's capers put on the pressure in campaign last Wednesday night
_. _. the second half to widen the
-- -- -- gap stopping a strong King Edward
1 JiUOij UO\VL-PASADE1\A, CALIF-Always the headliner couple Plenty of( tune of TalentA bouts I considerably, building up an almost sextet, 33.17 in the preliminary
in the New Year's up insurmountable lead as the game to the Jax Fliers-Green
Day grid shows and the grand-pappy being set up for the local mittmen fray progressed.. Cove
Of them all, the California Golden Bears will play host to before the initial engagement, and I I I Bullet clash.
the ring mentors will I I The game had all the appearance Paced by the sharp
Northwestern in the number one classic. The midWesterners get a good [ of shooting o
look at the promising ring talent' a nip and luck evening at player-coach "Skip" Moser, the local .
have won seven and lost two this season, while their opponents which has flooded the NAS stables I the start. Furious play early in the : belles held an early lead from
were victorious in all ten of their games. With speed- this year. I contest cost the services of theFliers' the opening whistle which they
merchant Jackie Jensen, Lynn Waldorf's Bears have had one On February 12 the ring at starting center, Lon Christensen : never relinquished. Moser took
bf their best seasons. With all this we will Mainside Auditorium will drum Christensen was toppled to high scoring honors for the night
string with
the Wildcats. with action when the Green Cove the hardwood as he attempted to i with 16 tallies. King Edward for-
Navy sluggers will be the guestsof tip one into the hoop. Doll took ward Alice Smith gathered eight
SIIKINKIIS the Jaxmen in a return engagement over immediately, however, and points for the losers.
BO'\'L-SA FHA CISCO, CALIF. TheEastWest filled the slot in to
This will be the first smoker nicely finish as :Muvfr Stars
All-Star game was the second of the Bowl series; at NAS Jax since early 1948 the game's highest point scorer. I Holding a 4.2 margin going into
this will be the 21th annual New Year's meeting. :Minnesota's: when monthly fight-nights were in I Hansen Pate Losers I the second stanza the NAS combo

Skipper, Bernie Bierman, will head the Eastern coaching the local sport light. In front by the slim margin of opened up with both barrels with
Staff, with Jeff Cravath star of the 1927 For the first time in many six points at the start of the second Moser hitting the basket for eight
at the moons seven of the eight weight half, the Fliers livened the points and local forward Fran
helm of the Western Stars. The West has been victorious 12 divisions have been filled, with scoring activity with a mesh of Free collecting two.
times in the 23 games played to date with four contests end- only the heavyweight slot wearing buckets to move further ahead, The local sextet displayed some
ing in a tie. Having won only seven games the East will i the vacancy sign with Petty Doll and Paul King sparkling defensive play during

attempt to boost their average in their Western trek. An Pat Patterson Champ Available will featuring the heavy barrage. the third quarter holding the vial-
Eastern win is our selection. ring this season as Jax's enter the Forward Bob Hansen led the tors to six point while notching
leading losers with 11 points. Tom Gittord seven

I BLUE-QUAY, MONTGOMERY, ALA.-Following the ing middleweight Pat" made contender.a clean "Pound of picked up eight and Lou Succi and Adding a blazing finish to their
sweep Bill Sepich racked first court triumph of the
Shrine this fell the Florida Colored A.A.U, Championships I up seven points current
game, game in line with the post-season apiece to account for most of the season, the girls in blue staged a
Classics in the 30's. Every Christmas Day a pair of star- tryouts in and Jacksonville Regional Olympic I Green Cove tallying. rally with a twelve-point barrage
last June.
studded elevens from the North and South meet on the gridIron Backing up Patterson in the same Impressive in the first start, the in the final stanza with Moser
, The Gray holds a 7 won, 3 loss record, with its Blue class are Dick Euwell, Ray Hall, Fliers will be idle over the holi- buckets.again leading the way with three
Adversaries. They won again last 336. This and Bob LaRoque all showing days, resuming activity Jan. 8 on
year season we the local floor.Philadelphia. Ellen Duncan collected six
pick the Blue. plenty of promise and have signed
points for the home team, Fran
up in the Jax Golden Gloves Tournament
Free and Ellen Messer gatheredin
i I'| SUGAR BOWL-NEW ORLEANS, LA.-North Carolina in February.Joe (AFPS) Lou I five each and Winnie Jones picked
undefeated with nine Martin, hammer-fisted 147- Brissie war veteran rookie pitcher up her lone marker in the first
wins and
one tie this will pounder is the
season holdover
only besides ,, recently renewed his contract period to round out the
lock horns with Oklahoma who boasts a season record of Patterson from the 1647-48 with the Athletics, thus becoming acorinl'parade.
Cine wins and one loss. With Choo Choo Justice adding the NAS ring corps. Martin was the the first of the Mackmen to sign i -5 S .
spark the Tarheels will remain undefeated. sensation of the Golden Gloves for '49. Lou has been hospitalized' Reno, Nev. (AF'PS-The) University
here last year, scoring rapid for treatment of his war-wounded of Nevada has agreed to a
( COTTON BOWL, DALLAS, TEXAS-Southern Methodist knockouts in his first two outingsand I leg and has been advised to rest $17,000 guarantee for its post season
taking a decision the final all winter to
cure impaired circu football
is pitted against Oregon. Triple-threat Doak Walker night in I game In Honolulu
: will spite of a hand injury lation. against the
pave to shake leg if the :: ----- .-- University of Hawaii.
a Mustangs expect to beat the Web- -- -- --
j JSooU. A shot in the dark, our chips are on the Oregon band-

,)fagon.I .


Bowl Association will play host to Clemson and mighty r '

issouri Here in Jax New Year's Day. Ex-Jax Navy grid'menboc 1 .'
Don Faurot's Missouri Tigers are our choice.

tafson of Miami will guide the South's eleven with "Pistol"

Pete Williams of Navy heading the list of 25 Rebel Stars. hw

"Chunky" Herman Hickman, Yale mentor, has been selected
to coach the Yankee team. His ace in the hole will be Penn

State's fleet-footed Elwood Petchell. A toss up, with Hick- j
man's luminaries getting the nod. I

SUN BOWL-EL PASO, TEXAS-Win or lose, a team
that schedules Ohio and Penn State doesn't do it just for the

practice and that's why we are picking De Groot's West Vir-

ginia "Mountaineers" over the Orange and White Texas .

Mines on January 1st. .


edged out William and Mary, 21-19; last year in the first Dixie I t

Bowl classic. Wake Forest and Baylor meet New Year's Day,

1949, with the strong Baylor "Bears" sitting in the driver's ""-" Yo, z : ':

seat. The disappointing Deacons only showed power once in 'M S .
the '48 campaign, they held North Carolina to a ?-7 tie. The ::: 3i1 ak'T 1'JAK }

Choice is Baylor. ,"

b ORANGE BOWL-MIAMI, FLAGeorgia ys Texas, 1Mt

give 'em the axe, Longhorns. Why are BO many scribes plckLig '"
,._ _,. __ ___
Butts' Bulldogs in this one. With sling-shot Johnny I II n H M. -" -- I

I Kauch and ace colt Joe Geri, the Georgia mentor will still' -NAVY RING HOPEFULS-Preppln/f I / hard along with 28 other Naval Air Station ring can-
have to pull one out of the hat to win. Look what Florida 11 dates featherweight F. 1C. Down, left and middleweight. R. A. Duwrll right have been dinpluy.
lu.le of claw la their'
Ing + daily 86161610011. Down will fight in the open class, while Uuwell will
Almost did I IVe pick Texas ; see you New Year's Eve. tile novice dlvL..lon.Page enter

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23 December 1948 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven ','

-f .4 -,<' -.!-, ... Furry And Grego Clash j

x: In Golf Tourney Finals -j

I II I -

.; II I Defending Champ Defeated I Annapolis SceneOf

: As Duo Survive Stiff Tests' Navy Amateur

Wrestling Finals

Brushing aside all opposition in smooth style, Amil E. i i
Individual winers of the Navy-
and slated lock horns for the I
Furry Anthony Grego are to wide eight-group divisional wrestling -

station"golf tournament championship this week. l eliminations will meet at the

The exact date of the final match was not determined, ,Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.,

but it will be held sometime this week, according to Jack : the week of 20 March for the 1949
All-Navy Wrestling Championship:
station :
pro. matches, It has been revealed.
Furry established himself as a ,
top-notch competitor early In the I week. A. L. Norton battles Charles I Rules governing eliminationsand
continued Denton and Wellington Lewis final series of n.atches includ-
meet and his fine playto
defeat Joe McDonald, last year's takes on M. A. Boczyk for berthsin I ing matters of transportation and
all-station the finals finance, are contained in BuPers
champ, 1-up, to gain I
the finals. Grego worked his way C. A Schroeder defeated A. L ': Circ. Ltr. 221-48 (NDB, 30 Nov.
; into the final round by disposingof ; Ferguson 2 and 1 In the fifth 1948)). Actual competition will fce
; : : Earwin Scott, 2 and 1. The flight semi-finals last week and his I conducted under the official Ama-
r Grego-Scott match was close all finals match foe will be either L. teur Athletic Union "Rules for

Ra8 the way. but Grego pulled aheadon Branneman or Charley Anderson'l Wrestling"
tht' 17th hole to win. In the hardest fought All personnel on active duty in
In the first flight of the tourna-I the tourney to date, W H Lewis the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast
s'ar a. as a v mtnt Doc> Henderson won over C I and R. W. Daleen went 29 holes i Guard are eligible to compete. En-
a B formally for a berth in the final i: bofore settling the issue. The two i' listed personnel in the Naval Re-

iuiid of his flight. He is scheduledto I were deadlocked at the 18th, with serve on active duty not for train
meet the winner of the J.V.'. Lewis copping the match by out- ing only are authorized to partici-
Llo "d-n. V Allen match, for the putting Daleen on the 29th. \ pate, For purposes of this compe-
fist flight title. I .'. tition, midshipmen at naval air

-- LINKS STANIOUTS-Flg firing prominent! In the battle for I C \\". Miller downed A. Y. Kettles training commands are considered
to gain the right to play In'' Parents Children enlisted men. Personnel of NROTCand
the all-Ma4ion golf crown, thin 10ur"om4"8'1 caught just before I I
touring the course during the tourney Front roleft to right, : the second flight finals His opponent I Naval Reserve Units ale not
I DavU Henderson and William Tippett. Dark row. .;r\\In Scolt. oho : will be the victor of the match I Two-Ball Play Set i eligible

lost' to Ton)' Orrpo In the semt-hnals! and Anil) Furry, \\holll : involving F Ballenger and Chester I The following wrestling clashes..
meet Grego for the station title.Quintets. I Briggs, who are expected to finish Deadline for entries in theI have been established for competitive -
their duel this week-end Father Daughter, Mother Son participation: flyweight (1115),
More Flna-t. Matches t two-ball foursome golf tourna- bantamweight (125)( feather-
I The third flight has entered the ment scheduled for the Naval I weight ((135)) lightweight 1145),

A Await semi-finals with J. F. Hentz sched- Air Station links Wednesday, welterweight (163)( light-heavy-
19 uled to play W. T Tippett and C. Dec 29 has been set for Mon- weight (1175)), and heavyweight

M Dumbauld meeting J. J. Good- day. (over 175)). I
l ens Winners of these two matcheswill Play is slated to begin at 1300,i Weigh-in time will be 1000 on
also settle their flight finals with an entrance fee of one dol- the morning of each set of elimination
over the week-end. I lar required. A trophy will be bouts. Specifically, contestants -

For Local Cage Honors' Two semi-final matches are awarded to the winner and run- must be within weight

slated in the fourth flight this ner-up To enter dial 519. limits at 1000_.._each day. -
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"It All Started With A Peach Basket"WorldWide

Poised for the opening whistle, 19 NAS-Jax hoop quin-

tets lined up at. the starting gate this week read)' for the I Craze Evolves From Sport I

All-Station Intra-mural Basketball tourney which is slatedto

open at 0900, 5 January on the court at Bldg. 513.
Started 56 Years in New
According to Chief George Bom- Ago EnglandBasketball

Ja, director of the loop, 18 games Sorts I -
BriefsMontreal popular from the --
have been scheduled weekly in the first night it was introduced into througout the country that had ball at times has !been and still) is
first round of play in both the I basketball listed their to alterations rules and
( AFPSI-Hector Racine -,j the sports category 56 years ago on ports subject in
American and National Leagues. I
calendar. strange customs when played in
Dr. James A. Naismith
by I
of the
Officials for all the will be i .
games tales Are Set one particular nation. You
I may
I the'I' then physical instructor at the Y I
selected by the Physical Training Royals, recently announced
hiss and boo the referee in the
'I M. C. A. college in Springfield, I To organize a fixed set of rules
Department. appointment of Clay Hopper to i Mass, has just embarked upon I and in so doing bring order out of ; United States if you don't agree
In the National League, ten j I manage the International Baseball what promises to be another hec- the chaos of conflicting ideas and with a decision, but it isn't advisable -
teams will be vieing for the loop: I to do EO in Italy. If
you cay
League club again in 1949.It tic season. regulations, a meeting was held
bunting with nine games each in I one word in disagreement to the
Little did the inventor dream : with representatives from Y.M.
the initial round. Eight games are will be Hopper's third successive -
that on Jan. 20, 1892, when the C.A. Colleges, High Schools, Prep umpire, he has the power to arrest -
on the first round agenda for the season at the helm. first hoop game was staged, that a I Schools, the AAU and other institutions -I you

nine American League quintets, great sport would arrive as a re- connected with sports pres- Variations In Play
The loop will have fiv games ev- I Detroit, Mich. (AFPS)-Bo Mc- sult of his experiment.From ent at the conference This joint For quite a number of :years,

ery Monday and Wednesday with Mfllin, Detroit Tigers football that first game on so rap- committee immediately drew up a teams in Mexico City could not

the American first contest starting have at 0900 four I: coach, was approached recentlyby id was the progress of the now standard book of rules tor the en- send in a substitute when a man

Leaguers a and an Army Sergeant who requested popular sport, that gymnasiums in tire world, and since that time it was disqualified and removed from
game menu every Tuesday 1000. I I that Bo autograph a base- remote part! of the country mere- has been the governing power. the game by way of too many personal -
with the at
Thursday The National opener will start ball for him. A Detroit newspaperman J ly adopted the chief principles of Although very popular in early I fouls. It was either a choice
League I remarked, "Since nobody the game without waiting to or- years, it didn't enter the national of keeping close watch on your
the ball 5th of January
the '
rolling on argues with a Sergeant, McMillin 1, ganize a set standard of rules. This sportlight until it was adopted by I opponent in order not to foul him,
with the strong Hospital team willmt'et I did not mention the incongruity of after a certain time, led to utter Yale and Pennsylvania. Other colleges or else take to the bench and
pitted against VU. Operations the request." Bo signed. I confusion in the realm of sports eventually took up the game. watch the remaining four mem-
Comfair, Radio Central tan- when intersection play was at- Today basketball is known all bers of the team battle until
gles with Supply, the sharp-fchoot- The first baseball used around tempted, because some institutionshad over the world and is said to be someone else was disqualified.
Jng NARTU cagers, another potential 1845 weighed about three ounces, their own set of rules, other j the most popular game in sports Many games ended with only a single
pennant chaser, meets the and the pitcher, who was calleda schools or athletic societies had circles throughout the land. player in conflict with a full
top-notch Dispensary rive am "thrower", stood 35 feet from II different ones and the same was I j Like other sports now being quintet of opposers.It .
Maulers Personnel.
clash with
the plate. true of ,various organizations completed internationally, basket- waa once the ruling in France
--- -- ----- ---
that two cagers from the same
They're Off squad!! were not permitted to appear .
, Sports Quiz within one yard of each
other when playing on the court.
I Intra-Mural Gage League ScheduleNATIONAL Local wouldn'tdo
JHt 1. The 1914 Braves and the players probably
I.KAGTKednesdaj so well in Russia where the
1027-28-32-38 and 1939 Yanks are :
the only clubs who have swept a \\' 5 Jan. 1430 Supply vs Personnel 1300 O & R vs VA 81 sport is played with baskets con-
I 1430 0 & G R-l of minus the back
aeries in four straight. What other 0900 Hospital VU 1600 Hospital vs Dispensary vs sisting hoops
26 Jan. 1600 FASRON 6 ComAirLant board.
Wednesday vs
clubs have won four straight 1030 Operations vs I
World Series games? 1300 Radio Central' vs Supply (>{.KX3 I Radio Central vs Hospital Tuesday IX Jan. Holland believes in doing thingsin

2. Who won the 500-mile In- 1430 Dispensary vs NARTU 1030 Comfair vs Dispensary- 1000 0 & R vs Marines a big way when it comes to
dianapolis Classic for the second 1600 Maulers vs Personnel 1300 Supply vs Maulers 1300 0 & G vs Police sports. Basketball there is playedon ;
straight time last Memorial Day Monday 10 Jan. 1430 NARTU vs Personnel 1430 VA 83 vs VA 81 a court twice the size of ours 'f
at Indianapolis 0900 NARTU vs Operations 1600 VU vs Operations 1600 ComAirLant VB R-l i with 12 men on each team in play .

3. Baylor's basketball team 1030 Maulers vs Dispensary Monday' 31 Jan. Thursday! 20 .Ian. at the same time.

sparked by Jackie Robinson, went 1300 ComFair vs VU 0900 Radio Central vs NARTU 1000 Police vs VA 81 Not For Sissies.!
to the NCAA finals last year and 1430 Supply vs Hospital 1030 Operations vs Supply, 1300 R-1 vs Marines I Sports are a worry to shirt
Robinson was named to the U. S, 1600 Personnel vs Radio Central I 1300 Hospital vs ComFair 1430 0 & G vs ComAirLant manufacturers in the United
Olympic team. In Waco, Texas, Wednesday 12 Jan. I 1430 Maulers vs VU 1600 FASRON 6 VB VA 83 States, but in Calcutta the story
what is Robinson really famousfor 0900 Comfair vs Supply I 1600 Personnel vs Dispensary Tuesday' 25 Jan. is a little different. Cage artists
? 1030 Hospital vs NARTU Wednesday 2 Feb 1000 Marines vs VA 83 there don't even wear shirts. As
4. Jimmy Dykes, manager of 1300 Maulers vs Radio Central Of 00) Supply VB NARTU 1300 Police vs ComAirLant for numbers, that problem is solved
Hollywood in the Pacific Coast 1430 Dispensary vs VU 1030 Dispensary vs Operations 1430 OQG vs O&R by tracing them on the player's j
League, has rejoined the major 1600 Operations vs Personnel 1300 VU vs Radio Central 1600 FASRON 6 vs R-1 backs with charcoal. Shoes are also
league club he formerly played Monday 17 Jan. 1430 Hospital vs Maulers Thursday 27 Jan. an oddity to the Calcutta hoop
for as a third baseman. Name the 0900 Dispensary vs Rad. Central : 1600 Personnel va ComFair 1000) Police vs R-l sters. who roam the courts bare
club? 1030 VU vs Supply footed.
ANSWERS 1300 ComFair vs NARTU The game was originally Introduced
1430 ComAirLant vs O&R
4 1. Red Sox, 1903; 5th, 6th, 7th 1430 Operations vs Maulers Thursday 6 Jan. 1600 FASRON 6 vs VA 81 into the Philippines as agirls'
1000 VA 81 Marines
and 8th games; Cubs, 1907, 2nd, 1600 Hospital vs Personnel I vs sport, and the men considered
3rd, 4th, 5th games; Red Sox Wrdnehday 19 Jan. I 1300 R-l vs 0 & R Tuesday 1 Frb, it a "sissy game" until American
1015) 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th games; 0900 ComFair. vs Radio Central I 1430 ComAir Lant VB VA 83 1000 VA 83 \s R-1 boys and men set the exampleby
1600 FASRON 6 Police 1300\ Police OAR
Cleveland, 1920, 4th, 5th. 6th, 7th 1030 Supply vs Dispensary vs vs staging several contests. Nowit
games; Cardinals, 1042) 2nd, 3rd 1300 Operations vs Hospital Tuesday 1J Jan 1430 VA 81 vs O&G is played by both men and women -
4th, 5th games. 1130 NARTU vs Maulers 1000 VA 81 vs R113000&RvsVA 1600 FASRON 6 VB Marines in the islands.

2. Mauri Rose 1600 VU vs Personnel 83 Thursday 3 IVb. When playing for the champion-
3. Rev. Jackie Robinson, pastor Monday 24 Jan. 1430 Marines vs ComAirLant 1000 Marines vs O&G ships in Greece, the cagers were
of the Ninth Street Baptist 0900 Maulera vs ComKalr 1600 0 & G VB FASRON 6 1300 Police vs VA 83 sometimes subject to rain storms,
Church. I 1030 NARTU v. VU Thursday 13 Jan. 1430 FASRON 618 O&R I no indoor courts having been erect
4, Philadelphia Athletics. 1300: Radii.. C ntral 1000 Marines vs Police 1600 VA 81 vs ComAuLant ed.J .

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