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Title: Jax air news
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: February 10, 1949
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Letter :.: .1. Message
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To Grid Team .j 'Outlines Reductions



Congratulations for tin* success I

ot the Naval Air Station 1948 foot- i A reduction of present Naval forces "at once" to conform

ball team was expressed!' In a let-I with next year's budget requirements has been outlined by

ter forwarded by Rear Adm. John I Navy Secretary John L. Sullivan in a letter addressed to the<

W. 'Reeves, Chief of Naval Air I chaiiman of the Senate and House Armed Services and A{>-
Training, to Capt. A. I. Malstrom, propriations committee Feb. 3.
Naval Air Station commanding I With 72 ships to be taken out -. -
officer. i of operation, including three aircraft -
Admiral Reeves' letter reads: carriers, nine light cruisers
Flight Engine
"The Chief of Naval Air Training I and three anti-aircraft cruisers ,
is pleased to congratulate the the Navy must; start at once to
commanding! !,:: officer, Naval Air e l reduce present forces. Sullivan Under Scrutiny
Station, Jacksonville Fla., on the 8ss.y; pointed out.However :
success of the football team during I since new vessels will
the 1948 football' season.' Is; be brought into active fleets and During SessionProblems
"By virtue of NAS, Jackson some presently to be reactivated ,
ville's victories over NAS Corpus the actual active fleet reduction :.. of overhaul and maitv
":-" Christi! and NatechTraCen, Memphis will amount to some 24 vessels. tl'nanC'eof the R-2800-8-IOW en.

and the tie score with Pen- I In his letter the Secretary of gine used in the FC'-1 D Corsair
,r eacola/ Navy, NAS Jacksonville annexed the Navy said that the following
j cutbacks must be made: and the F6F Hellcat fighter planes
the Naval Air Training Athletic I II I .
: I InuvtUatioiiN LUtttl\ are being tackled by representatives
Conference football rhamI. -
.' (I 1 Reduce the enlisted Naval ., from the Pratt-\Vhitney Air-
pionship. 21,700 to total of
strength by a
craft East Hartford
"One 'rotating' trophy and one 350,000; reduce enlisted Marine I company
permanent possession' trophy are < ii .. Corps strength by 6605 men to a Conn.; the U. S. Air Force; NAS
being forwarded to the command + total of 69,895, and commissioned Quonset Point. R. I.; the Bureauof
ing officer, Naval Air Station, officers of the Navy and Marine Aeronautics, Washington, D.
Fla., cov- ... .. ._. .. ___. ._ __ _____ :
Jacksonville! by separate _...... -... ..__ ._ .w Corps by 1195. I C. and the Aviation Supply Office,
er. Also accompanying these trophies I TO GIVE: KXIIIIUTION: Jimmy Nichols, one of the nation's i 2-Reduce the present active '
are medals to be awarded to top onv-armed golfers Mill give an exhibition of I his pro\I'MN We regular squad members of the 1848; ,731. I with Overhaul and Repair De-
Feb 16 at the SIH'alIr station Golf Counte. Nichols\ once
team." made a S36- 'arcl l hule-ln-one at Douglas, Oa I ..3-Reduce operating aircraft partment. and. Supply departmentjepresentatives
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765
I I f m 8 183 to r in
n'Hd.; ; I" 4,-Inactivate nine air stations a reprovisionm/j
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Way ? conference: now in progress' here.
to a Naval Air Reserve Station.
I Air stations to Inactivated i Specialists in their field the rl"J'rl'entati.I'S -
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w-------------I I Naha Okinawa Adak Alue- : meeting here are
i Famed One-Armed Golfer Slated are. ; I
j tian Islands; Marine Corps Air studying the Pratt-Whitney engineto
Station Ewa Oahu, T. H.; Orote, determine the total number and
Late donations have projectedthe For Exhibition Here WednesdayOne Guam; Sangley Point. P. I.;; Na- types of parts required to main-
total contributions to the 1949 (Continual on Page :2)) I Italn and repair the engine, since it
'is no longer in production and sine
March of Dimes campaign con.
of the nation's leading
against Tony Grego and ErWin the Navy already has its full re-
to
ducted at the Naval Air Station vey
$3,358.3-1, according to the final one-armed golfers, Jimmy Scott. No. 1 and 2 station Address On Lincoln quirement on hand.
report Issued by campaign chairman : Nichols, of Monson, Mass will golfers respectively, in a best ball Attending the conference, which
Chaplain Francis Lee Albert. ; show local links enthusiasts match. At Chapel SundayAn Is expected to continue through
It took an automobile accident I i Friday Feb. 11, are. B. Schwartz,
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Funds collected here during the how it's done at his exhibition appropriate address on Abraham
Match 1929 to acquaint Jimmy chairman, Miss Henrietta DeFalon
campaign, considered to be the match next Wednesday Feb, tin Lincoln will be delivered by :
i Nichols with the sport of golf. and J. Baker, of the Aviation Supply
most successful ever conducted at 16 at the Naval Air Station I Prior to this accident which ne- Chaplain Francis Lee Albert, station Office; \VV.. Waysack and
the station, have been forwardedby golf course. 'cessitated I' amputation of his chaplain Sunday morning at |IC. E. Lager Jr. of NAS Quonset
commanding officer Capt. A, I. Nichols will hold a clinic at right arm almost to the elbow, 1015: at All Saints' Chapel. Point; Eliot Peterson J. L. Far-
Malstrom to Rear Adm. R. W. I the driving range here at 1530: Jimmy was a successful businessman. Cadets from Bolles school In I row and Claude J. Kirksey, of U.
Taylor commandant of the Sixth before touring the last nine holesIn The Stock Market crash Jacksonville will be special guestsof S. Air Force; N. H. Lewis, A. H,
Naval District who will in turn : his exhibition play. He will ruined his chances of returning to the Chapel congregation Sunday i Marshall W. \\'. Smith and J. J.
forward the funds to National I: team up with course pro Jack Har-I (Continue! on I'age 2)) I Foley of the Pratt-Whitney company -
Headquarters.Added ,- I ; Ltjg A. V. Boutin and LTjjfF.
to the list of contributors ti ti.e C. Bergstedt of the Bureau ofAeronautics.
are: Capt. A. I.: Malstrom, < .
commanding officer, $6.00; Operations I Representing the Naval Air Station
i J20LSO; Shore Patrol, e i 81'e. A. A. Peters, G. W. Ke-
10.05: ; X-4 Division, $22.80; Area r il pen', H E. Neal. M. T. Gurr A.
Wage & Classification, $1100: D. Kaye, C. E. McAllister, ami e.
Supply Dept, (additional contributions R L1ttl john of the Overhaul ant
), $7.84; and Senior BOQ (additional Repair department; and H. H.
contributions) 150. Behrens C. J. Hawkins and W. 1C,
WUKins of the Supply Office.
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Guard Positions South Jaxonville

Open At Station
d T 7Pe V Shortcut AffordedBy
Applications will be accepteduntil
March 1 for probational appointment Boat JourneyNo
to the position of Guard
CPC-4 through 9, with pay ranging more round-about ways for
from $2350 }o $3601.80 per military personnel!' wishing to go
annum, it was announced by the to South Jacksonvilleand vice
Board of U. S. Civil Service Examiners versa
for th. Naval Air Sta .. Water transportation between
South Jacksonville and the station
tion.To compete in this examination will now be provided by boat
applicants should Ale applicationsform I which will operate from the Air
5001-ABC, Supplemental Station Boat Facility dock to tins
Bolles Military Academy dock, b*.
Form 8and& Form 57 with the
Recorder, Board of U. S. Civil 'a 4\: ) I ginning Tuesday Feb 15

Service Examiners, building 450 -.I. I On week days the boat will leave
on this station prior to the closing I vas --- I the Bolles Academy dock at O'13,,
date There Will be no written examination -'i IN CONFKKKNCK IIKRK-Aircraft engine experts| from the I'raltWhltneyIreralt Corporation( and 1645: and make return trip
with applicants being the U. S.'Air Force, the Naval Air Station iunnrt Point, K. I., and the Bureau of Aeronautic, hold a from the station dock at 0734 ami # .
rated on experience and training. <1i* :ii..sloii on the K-S800-8-KMV type engine durlngthelr reprovinloning l conference) now In Bunion here 1704. On Saturdays the veaawl
Additional information may be Capt. II. F. iinffricli.. Supply Officer (rear l left) rxainine listing .< part compiled by K. Schvvart I will leave South Jacksonville .t
obtained from, the local Board in .I, (renter) wnferiwe! chairman< from Aviation Supply Offlon Philadelphia, !'.., with Connlr. C. A. 073 and 1215 with return trip
building 450. Brigs.. department head of Overhaul AM Repair departncenL scheduled for 0790 and 11$0.

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Editorial Offices CHAPLAINS' Hot New NuggetsNew WeekendWincfTafk

South Wing, Lower heck Stink! I

Bldg. 1)30) CORNER Rigger llargiilns! I

Telephone Extension-8181 New merchandise just received I ''Notes

Andrew II. 1'lmiej, Lditor is now on display l filling the 1 .

!).. Iftnutr.l (het l'ut.aDC- THIS DAY racks with bargains better than I fromNlI.RTU .
Stuff Urileri Your spending of today's 24 ever 'Come in and see for your

The JAX AIR NEWS li published hours will leave you wealthier or self. The sales were fun, jou've ,.
weekly" at the U. S. Naval Air Sta-
tit,a Jacksonville Florida, and printed poorer. As a rolling pebble on a really been grand and we are
commercially with nonappioprlalodlundii mountainside may develop into an eager to see you again!
at no expense to the govcmment avalanchethat will roll far into For more practical service to

end Later In compliance 45-1918 dated with 12 SecNav December Circular 1945. the valley below, one small act you, the Not New Shop will, in FASKOX 1A8 INFORMATION with the squadron will serve with

Copies ate distributed free of charge today may determine the course the future, be open on Tuesdaysand bULLETIN; : Cloudy skies once i the NARTU here for their two

at the Naval Air Station the Naval t of your life and the life of others Thursdays again greeted Fasron 158 at its weeks.

Air Reserve Training Unit, Naval Aux for many years. sion sales on only--commls-/; 1300 muster Saturday In the I Absolutely no Fas r on 198 prr.soiinel .
iliary Air Station. Cecil Field, and the I
U. S. Naval Hospital. Fourteen hundred and forty min. nations will hangar, Fasron 158 officers and ,,11be/ allowed to take crrler .

utes! How did you spend them? NOT-NEW HOURS men held a practice inspection in duty with the'F Squadron,
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of What Influence did they have orf 1000 to 1400 on Tuesdays and dress blue uniforms in prepara- 1| regardless of when they take their
the Editorial Association and 1
Ships'
the Armed Forces Press Sen'Ice. Reproduction I you., your shipmates, your coun- Thursdays only.. tion for Admiral Whiteheads an- active. duty perlddw. All two week
ot material from these .UJ'.... nual inspection to be held at 2000 j active duty p.'rlodtIIIbt' served

sources must bear a credit line, Repub- Somewhere you met an unselfish Thursday night Mar. 3. on this station. It will be to the

service licatlon publications of other matter Is prohibited, except without by- shipmate whom you know to be U PPL.Y Ullringthe lit t drill vvwk.t-ntl, advantage of all men In Fitsron

permission ot Editor JAX AIR devoting his time to Station work we were also honored with the 158 to strive to attend the regular

NEWS. Is his enthusiasm rekindled because 1 presence of Commander Melville/ j active. duty period scheduled for

you took a moment to tell SALLIESRKTOKT and his staff Irons Naval Reserve Frtron 1.18 an a unit, w huh will

him that his labor is appreciated ? Command, Glenview, 111., who supervised !'' be held between Aug. 13-26, inle..nI

.. At the beginning of this day and otxervrd t the squad-I lit 1* absolutely Impossible to doHO

Hospital you had a certain standing in your ron during It* regular diiliew because If a large number tlf

division. Have you improved that This working ln'|N'rtlon, as It was men volunteer to take active duty

1' standing and the Station, by paying -- FROM THE COURT no designated, Is one phase of the ,tat thin time, the men will be allowed .
ChatterThe oft a single obligation? / annual IriKpection conducted bj to take It at a base away

I' Did you wake to see the sunrise --The NAS-Civilian girls' basket- Admiralhiteliead Hiker from Jacksonville.

t -Jiering in the hope of a new ) ball team, which is well represented ( of {'ommandE'rI.hllle': staff MKLCOMK: AHOVUD.--Lt. (Jg)

big "Valentine Sweetheart" day? Has the beauty of the setting by Supply, has been making a were unsigned to observe ("E'r)' R. R. Lowery, who served with

contest, is now underway. Get out sun brought a moment's calm lively comeback after an unlucky phase of the operation, us! well at VR-8 and VR-2 during the war,
all those pin-up pictures of girlfriends into your heart? A friend is lone first ) alr. The local lassies have to inspect all m-ordt. I and Ensign Guy L. Gilleland who

sisters, cousins, aunts and ly. Surely his day is the more become strong contenders for sec- Admiral Whltehead will inspect ]was stationed at NAS Midway
others for your entry in the contest cheerful because you talked ond half honors, with three wins all Naval Reserve Squadrons on I during his active'duty

to select the "Valentine Sweet- bravely to him. and no losses so far. If the NAS- ,I this station, of which Fasron 158 I This week-end we'll be "Piping

heart" of the U S. Naval Ho pltal. America is part of you. Is your Civilians meet take the second half, will be a part. During the inspection -I aboard" a number of new enlisted
they'll Pepsi-Cola for the
The pictures submitted will be country the better for this day be- I 'Fa ron 158 will be presentedthe 'personnel which will bring our
league 1
displaced' at the party Feb.< when you will get a chance to place in the world in which to live. reports that ; selected the best Fasron outfit in Welcome aboard Marvin Bout-

vote for the winning photo Fourteen hundred and forty minutes with there are Edward two games If'ft.-one the Naval Air Reserve Commandfor I.well, SR and Wyman. R. Smith,

There'll be fun and refreshments.Red -24 hours this day! You have and King with the tomorrow night the fiscal year 1950. A13, and may jour Stay be long

Cross workers and Gray Ladies maybe twenty thousand more days tette one Pepsi-Cola sex- In the coining I Inspection, the : and pleasant with mutual benefit
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will be around to collect photos along the level of your pathway.Has pi next will Wednesday be night.welcome Sup-to unit will strive to retain the trophy to Fasron 158 as well as )ourselves -
Special prizes will go to the today meant enough to you y.ers mighty for another year In order to ,
attend and lend
winning picture and the person so that with the next rising sun moral support at do no, t the unit will/ have to make s t
the Sadie
submitting same. your tomorrow will hold a little games Murphy who an excellent Allowing All the

A big treat is in'store for Ward more 'peace of mind, because you !, Washburn is high scorer Iris, together with Ruby old saying goes "It take a lot to INSIDE
Pomeroy, and Louse -
D-l. ]t'* Milo Jones and his accordion have contributed, to the greater Week constitute reach the top but It taken a lot I
the
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band on Feb. 16 at 1930. effectiveness of your Station and I I ment's playing aggregation.Depart-Rita more to .-t.th re and slay. there." PUBLIC WORKS

The show, features local entertainment the greater security of your coun- jn ;saiuraavs:: practice inspection
'Jochum is manager Much ap- tns: FROM : lint DOM
try. LCDR R I.
from Jax. Gittings, in his
predation is due Mike Cascone of Most of the
I instructions to the boys in the Fire De.
Miss Val :Beisser, our energetic I I Employees' Services, for his hearty stressed several squadron partment are threatening to have
Yankee, who proves that hospitality support in Thereis points: rate Cumberland
many. ways. badges must be Road homes .since
worn on the left
isn't necessarily Southern is I 1 s s i a pOSSibility that a sew more sleeve I Chief Moran was overheard mentioning -
and
no watch
leaving our hospital on Feb. 17 i wins might entitle the gals to go marks to be that he would like to
She plans a visit at her home in I to the Miami tournament in worn by any man; Seamen are re- I stall a horn for a second IniIII',
I At the quired to have <-
Station Chspe't, Birmingham appropriate markson
Harrisburg Pa, before repotting March
I Bold and Manila AvenueProlekUot I their left sleeve response. (Almost half of the File
to Washington D C on March 15 I ; every man is : Department
OX Till SLH.IITKK: SIDE entitled to ribbons lives thet'el. Since B.
for her overseas assignment. I 0930-Sunday School. Joyce Cowart's brother was recently to which must wear all |I L Yarborough was transferred tot
1043-General Worship Service Chap deserving, placing them '
lain Francis L. Albert. I'I elected mayor of Richland, in their proper order and positionon 1 Station No. 3, they have thelrown

RECREATIONASHORE CatkolU Ga. Ruth Sparkman's sailor the left breast. private air horn.
0000-Mast son is'en route home from Japan I C. C Edwards left for Miami
1100
-Mass Plan for thin '
0700--Cecil Field The Supply members of the active )ear'-two week') last week for a fishing trip. He
Chaplain S. A. Melrlng will officiate Beat Beta Sigma Phi sorority announce duly period are shaping ii|1' ,I took along a gallon of worms with
at both masses.ease.. rapidly, and with their developments him. His
that
their Valentine Dance family refused to ride in
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will be held at the Roof certain details may proveof 1 the same car with him .
WHEN ON IIRIRTY LOOK t'P THE An outdoor Nursery for small drll- Mayflower Interest to J. H.
dren U maintained between tomorrow night to which personnel. I..c.'dr1 Boudreau of
0900 and you are i Transportation is
SALVA'
TON ARMY
Itrotulfiir NAKTtI
1200. all invited training officer, i back after 30
Georgia Montalto i days leave to WisI -
SERVICE MEN'S CLUB indicates (lint .
NAVAL JlU" .'I1'AL nf,4.ftL; sill be a bridesmaid in her sister's i a If the unit ran secure I I consin He says the day he kit
.unST .
AU4VIS ST.Phone fulfill: percentage of
42104Jacksonville (Ward A1)Protestant wedding in May. 1"f'1 for prom the temperature was 11 below aero
active duty at the '
time
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Fla.THt'tsltlAY 1000 -Divine WorshIp. Chaplain F. Allan Dale McKelvey was born the squa-lron It officially scheduled | to Wagner took a wetk'sIll'a'e
IHtHlAKV th D. Hewitt. Jr. .o aPt Rozar McKelvey last week to do so, It it get himself a bride.
Corn Poppln Candv' making in the \ . One of Electronics' storekeepers be suit possible wem.iy Recreation Committee for
to
rlub How do >ou look In An apron7 some other Naval Works held its last
was sporting five C-notes last meeting
Also a Handicraft clnss will be held In Air !Station away from Jacksonville I I week in
Sullivan'sContinued week. the Seminole] Hold. A
the evening I Unexpected windfall / to operate
HH unit
William Marshall of a with i dance is being planned for the near
t'RInAIUl'AI; (\ lllh Receipt Con- \ PML56.Any .
New riroidlnRsoids and Music" ( (ruin Page 1)) trol fell heir to a new home in man unable to I future. :Mr. \Vemp, Mr CantrtU
JIUO-Horse1 back riding, "G,1. Hay- val Air Facility, Honolulu Hawai- Southside Reminds us that week's active take his two and Kathryn Cavanaugh are e n
buineii' membership open ian Islands: El Centro, Calif.; Merle Cook also moved into her is duty at the time the the planning committee Mr. Tom
squadron
"'ATUWA.IUU.ARy 12th Santa Ana, Calif.; and Weymouth scheduled to do so, will\ Andreu is on the
Celebrate Abraham Lincoln birth- I new home in Westbrook last week have certain other I committee to or-
Mass. periods in ganize
a Softball
&a)'-IffO: -Picnic, luncheon and transportation I which to make his team.
prodded, Games! Fun'IfxxJ' To be placed on maintenance up active period -5 a5
!! 17TO-Sundown Musical with 1 status are those at Barbers Point, However, all Fasron 158 men
the Southernalrs Quartet furnishing i Oahu, T. H; Pearl Harbor and St. Valentine DanceAt who do not take their active duty OneArmedContinued .
tine hour of beautiful melodlei. Do --
not miss exceptional entertainment.81'NPAY Glynco, Ga.
72 Vessels Go Town :Wr C. A.n.1 ( from
FERRI'AR311a I Breezing AroundO Page 1)
1(1*<>-Pancakes, 1400 ._ Ships__slated_ for inactivation are I i ; : : business and he turned to
Hometown _._s'at_ ___ _Air___ .__ Cort'ts'o gulf as
houi' 170O.-.Vesper hour :' CV-37; AN- I H .t u_ __, ,_._ .._._w.I' a convalescent tonic. A Texas-
emlne supper and 1800-\111.//ITIETAM, CV-36; TARAWA, CV- nel have been extended an invitation & R. born, former welterweight fighter,

Mullen niu ) program, love songs, old and 40; PROVIDENCE, CL-82; LITTLE i I' to the st Valentine's Dance Jimmy Nichols until then had never -

MONDAY }',-:nUI'AII1W., ROCK, CL-92; HUNTINGTON I Saturday night at the YWCA in ACCESSORIES:: DIVISION.-.Everything played a game of golf.

Transportation leaven Club at 1010: CL-107; PORTSMOUTH Jacksonville. I happens to the people in (!onilsrtcs| lit Match
for Bowling Allevs Join the Bowling CL-102; DAYTON, CL-105; ASTORIA Sponsored the business girlsof Instrument Shop. A couple of Fans speculating as to how Jim
Club Howl on the house this time. / CL-90; TOPEKA. CL-67; the YWCA the dance is optional egrys disappeared recently with my Nichols hits the ball will learn

Tt'fSIIAn.IIIU'ARY; JVhIJHORoller ATLANTA, Cl-104; FRESNO, formal or informal, with danc- I the result that Vesta Hrapsky that in his driving and in all outer .

8t the: Sax Roller Skallnc U S 0 Night CLAA, 121; OAKLAND CLAA ing from 2000 to 2400 j turned into a one woman detective phases of his gang except putting .'
Rink A spnnnnied 19:5 [bureau She
party leaves club' at ItTO : ; and TUCSON, CLAA-98. uncovered missing instruments he swings and connects like

WfDNt"UAtJtRI'ARY: ; : lath I Of these vessels, the' FRESNO t t-J i72 vessels to be Jnactl- j i! parts and people, but a right-hander. Once on the green ,

Weekly Partv'-Pirtgmm recorded, A I DAYTON and DULUTH have already vated. no,egrys. But if anyone ever wants Nichols changes his! stjle. He act- '
word for you to send home I been ordered to the Reserve I 1950 plans emphasize antisubmarine I II to know where to find anything I ually putts like a left-hander.
I
-I'MIAI'; 'i fleet for inactivation. In addition readiness to this end: 10 else ask her. She Is now an authority While his drives and approach

ice"Have you used our Checking: Serv to these major combatant types it 1: reserve fleet Destroyers n"rw undergoing I I on missing !items and shots ate hit off the left foot, his

Library No Book charge" New Have ones you too seen, Haie our I is planned to inactivate 31 amphibious I I conversion to Destroyer i!1 1 where to find them putts are lined up opposite Ins

you, ntftt our :SNACK" BAR?: Ents t i types, 5 patrol craft, 4 escort types, DDE, and one light 1 Eavesdropping; department Gla- I' right foot.
store Have you heard our New Re- Destroyer Mine-sweepers and 16 carrier, CVL will be reactivated :| adys Lane proudly displaying the By competing In matches and '
short<'orrHnjs"mu"lrInri, Some" (,f the bent New' Auxiliary: and small amphibious and commissioned during the fiscal pictures made of the five 'gf'neratlons giving exhibitions at Veterans

now on the shelvePersonnel' rev magazines are vessels. This added to the 15 ma-I year 1950 as well as fourteen i: in her family Mr. Nichols I Hospitals and convalescent camps,
I'jor I combatant types makes a small craft, and Copeland of Ordnance discussing Nichols has clone much to bolster
i the ., ,. ,,.
morale
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Cager s on fishing Compliments galore"Q / lost their limbs during the war.;

on that swish black skirt Marie Nichols will visit Florida, Georgia -

Still Holds Leads I 0 0 0 0 0 wore to work last Friday Alabama and Louisiana. MNsUsippl -
I I Jokes about my ability to handle Virginia in his tour.
Carl Wheeler. lanky Peimnnel i I that gun I won. So I admit I'm4ft' Once at Douglas, Ga, in'1933 he
forward continued to lead the in- I j lousy shot but who really I Played a complete hole without

r' tra-mural scorers as the first-half 'I MAINSIDE AUDITORIUM ,- The neighbors all run and cares hide taking a single forehand swing.

race draws to a close l tc'Clsth1g his ]Movie I : WI'.kclaI'UO and 2000; urfk-end*--1430 and 2 HMt. when they hear the first shot with I He cut loose from the tee with
total to 128 points by racking TI11'RSIiAY"RIDE {i the a 336-yard hole-in-one.
i police
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up j requesting folks to .
run ..
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.10 point> in his last two games. !I RYDER RIDE", starring Jim Bannon and P J'.r I' Child
IVtnli 1 Bombsight Christening
WHEFKKR I Ic'hll Shop doesn't seem'
'. FHF1 DON.' PFRVONNFL PKRSONNFL 110 328 I "ALIAS NICK BEAL", featuring Hay Milland and Thomas MilSATI'KUAY the same now that Chief Igristl fit Sunday ServkesChristening <<: '
v RRAOY has
OPERATIONS ](14 gone But cheer
up fellows, |,
WII1TK HOSPITAL W< AND !SUNDAY Smedley will' \ (lo his of Children will be
best to '1
take
f fCHfJTT r.F.RBERIIIN NARTtl K7 "SNAl the dough-
All
DISPEN. 77 Saints' chapel Sunday morn- ..
WAI.TJo'FlC:: IJPI'LY 7MHRRAV ) rut fad is wearing off. Guess we'll iip,
C"FF'Y .t1PT'1 V i 4 MAN ABOUT THE HOUSE, with M Johnson and D. Gtay.TI'KSDAV not> be FO piggy next time. Times '|
!! Parents who have
('T4A7.11PI' cn'es' lR children they
AND WlmNt; IJA\ were when
three
M N/VRTl' 1':1 or four per person wish to have christeed invited
1 are
+, WA KEF "CHICKEN EVERY SUNDAY", fwituring Dan Daley find Celeste was not unusual!
tcrKNVAR: t.I) Now one is 1 1'jndcf'lI' ''to convey their wishes' to the Bto-
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Possession I


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Of Cannonball -, ,
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The ancient cannonball found i t

: by a Jacksonville woman early this .oj
month, and first believed to be a

: "Jive tomb", but now) dismantled s '+ ; 3 ] < t$ fi3f 30x" :;; ,#T.,' wig? ;v NAVY PLANES OF 1'AST
harmless has been turned
and over) What the Navy had to offer in
;, Florida! of the U y" ] ,
t to the ) Society( e 0y + >d Kay.K -v R2)xL;
"I.{ _S. Daughters of 1812 fe ( r the May of air power 25 ;jt-ar

li' The Florida( chapter of the national ago can be seen front ttiese photos -

Jw: organization gained posses- taken la 1924, at the Plilladrlphla -
:f;' anion of) the relic in a special ceremony -
Yard. An XC-4
Monday afternoon, with Navy
l Capt. A. I. Malstrom, commanding ( N' y' r 1Iy patrol plane I U, >about to takeoff

JJ .' officer) making the presentation from the Delaware River It" old"biirkettype"
of) the now mounted cannonball -
battlffchip wiilteIn
:', to Mrs. Roy) Edwards, president
of the Florida'Soeiety of the background in photo on left.

Ii,:t .. U. S. Daughters of) 1812, Mrs. Ja. An old !5-L attack plane l lit shown
Dobbin, second state vice-presi "
In flight on right. They were s-f.
f dent, and Mrs. James Boyd, Jr.,
., president of the Patriots Chapter festive In their day, says Alfred

) in Jacksonville Kaplin, NAS Construction Engl

To lleroiim Monument -4i: veer, Mho Mippllttl the pliotim. .
A simple constructed ball of

"iron weighing about 14 pounds, __ ,
-- --- -- M -- -- -- -- ---

the:Chief Naval cannonball Harry Air Station Offenhauser*, who dismantled rushed of the'by to I! Scouts Hold Outing Navy Did Very Well Says Base Civilian


of the Mrs Fernandina Christine Beach McLean at of the Jack-load call : On' Observance' Day :i In Recalling Early Naval Aviation Days I

t, ponvilleho was about to Naval Air Station Boy Scouts I .
the "piece of iron" on a truck. -- -- --
i along with Cub Scout Pack 131 "Under the conditions the "
It will now rest atop a marked Navy Curtiss. Ing surgical Instruments under the
Ii' will stage a Parents and Scouts
i.l" boulder to be placed by the 'Society luncheon at the Anchorage on Navy had to operate, it did The station construction engineer name Atlas Machine Company, in

: ,?<, \ on the grounds of the Nassau Seaplane Point Saturday in recognition very well in the olden days," in further recalling the days Philadt'lphla.t'rom there he enrolled -

1 : County courthouse.. of the 39th Birthday of the according to Alfred) Kaplin, around the first war pointed out I at Drexel Tech.: graduatingin

'J I' : Chief Offenhauser's identlfica- I'I I Boy Scouts of Amelia Naval Air Station construction that, after the Armistice, the 192i. After two years with the

:;, { t-ion of tile bomb as being the type I On the program will be a fh'eI ) working N.C.'s were not needed in Europebut Budd Manufacturing company, he
'\- used around 1812, drew the attention building demonstration by certain Engineervlio was were ready for a real test to transferred to the, Campbell Soup

Ii "''ft' of :Mrs.* Boyd who saw the I designated members of the two on Navy vessels and aircraft ;- fly the Atlantic On Nov. 6, 1919, Company as maintenance engineer
)'J!" > of preserving it as a 25 and who three N.C.'s took off from Far
: j o8sjUility troops. This performance along years ago I He returned to working on hips!
).,;th.., historical i-elic. with other activities scheduled will can recall some of the trials Rockaway, N. Y., on one of the in 1835 with the New York Shipbuilding

:' When contacted regarding the show whether or not the particIpants and tribulations as clearly as most significant flights in his- I Company, Camden, N. J.,
; j..'. ;' possible+ history of the cannonball, meet the requirements _neIcessary I tory. After making a stop at Tre- where he worked in designing the

Rem 'rl E. Patrick, of the Department to be raised to the rank I if they were yesterday. passey Bay, Newfoundland, the turret guard rails on the battleship -

# of History and Political I of either second or first class Participating in some of the planes flew the stormy Atlantic. Massachusetts. Tampa was

Science at the University of Florida i Scouts. most historical events inNaval night and landed the next morningon the next stop for the energeticand \

n < replied that on March 17, The program will begin at 1300. construction, both. sea and air, the water near Hoita in the I engineering-minded Kaplin.

1812, a naval force of seven ships Others expected to be present at I Kaplin, who is attached to Public Azores under the command of After two and one half years

under the command of Commodire the party are the Scout Sponsors, Works, first went to work for the Jack Toweis. The planes were bad- with the Tampa Marine Company,

.t :Jil.'il ..ll h Campbell. was in Fernandina : Chaplain F. L. Albert and Chap- Navy In 1922 as a mechanical ly battered and the crews were he came to Jacksonville to become .

.' : I" 4' and fired several signal ', lain S. A. Meirlng. I draftsman at the Philadelphia weary. Only the NC-4 with Lcdr.A. drawing loom engineer at the Mer-

'. ,_.wySif, ;8.8 the "Patriots" of East ----- -- ----- Navy Yard Previously he had C. Reed, In charge, flew on to rill-Stevens Drydock Company
4t\!: Jt i dad I moved against the town served with the Ordnance Engineers Lisbon, Portugal, and finally to
into St. Marys, Ga. in 1815, ind I which at the time was reconverting -
the west. From then until during World War I. the first
Plymouth England in
Fernandina. And German
to a into
r sent captured
ships warship
d t -h! 7. Ibl3, the U. S. Navy used Kaplin recalls the building of transatlantic flight.
.. "' still later a battle took place there a hospital; ship. Kaplin shifted
base of
.
town as a operations.
first "Sht'n.andoah"
this dirigible
,...tae .cannonball could have been '] between followers of Gregor Mc- country's Arrives Here' 1945 over to St. Johns Shipyard, l laving -
:. ;;f. ..: t'd: then Gregor, who took command of in 1923. Employed at the Kaplin left the Philadelphia his job there to accept: his.
ii !t ..\,S ... History Traced Fernandina In fall of 1817, and Philadelphia Navy Yard at the Navy Yard in 1925 to go into bus present position at the Naval Air

Mr. Patrick adds further that c,n the forces of the Spanish governor time, Kaplin worked on the power : iness with his uncle, manufacturSALTY I Station in September 1945.
from St. Augustine. Here cannons cars: on the side that \lift the ship I .
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A. -
March 16, 1812 Co!. Thomas
were also used. It took some three years to build I t'
Smith, the Army commander at I the lighter-than-air ship, but it Gets Tourney Slated
Point Petrie. Ga. sent over a mil- Time and circumstances of the I
itary detachment of 50 men, and : actual firing of the controversial was a sad day when it took to For Officers':>,> Waves
the for its maiden All ,
i U. S. troops moved through Fern- cannonball probably will never be j air voyage
andma until May 7, 1813. These I, proved but it appears safe to assume worker's who aided in constructionof r / Officers'Vtves golfers will holda
t'.' forces are known to have had that it took place within this the' "Shenandoah" were invited I] tournament on the station links
in the of at the christening of the ship at II |
; cannons disturbed period history Friday afternoon, with prizes to
movedy Fernandina. Lal hurst, N. J.,- but they walked I i HUMOR FROM
\ ", Later, the British Navy be awarded at a get-togetlur/ at
-- -- ---- -- I much saddened foi I
-- -- - '--" -- -- away a crew I HERE AND THERESailor I the home of Mrs R. T. B. Ellison

t Commei'ciaB Bulletin I Il II as first the time"Shenandoah", it hit an air rose pocket for and the' -following---- -. ---the matches. I

j ,, split right in half, never to rise : "I can't" help the way I I i.
again.. This didn't discourage advocates feel about you. 1 I 1
until U fillt-d. Call ext. 8230.
Itiilletln ulll he accepted only space
: :. of lighter-than-air air Miss: "Try keeping your hands

r ; nut SALE 4H Ctidlllnc "62". dramatic conv craft, for it was just shortly thereafter in your pockets" .
X ft, newly r letund home trailer, Bu Low mileage. while sidewall tires, that others were built.Recalls 1 k
tune stove, lefrti, sleeps 4. V. J-1, red leather upholstery $1800. Se"- A good girl waking up in the +
e" Sounnu.. ext. Mil.,; Also se Trout's' shale Ph. 4-5451. Building "
tt"t Trailer Couit 1 mile N. NAS. '" '46 Buick Super sedan excellent con The first metal fuselage ever morning, "Good morning God.
fw '46 J-oid special deluxe 27,0iO( miles. dition. 1815.\ Brahm 4757 KlrtKsbury: used American planes A bad girl waking up in the
on was patterned
") K.idlo and heater, $1125. Cull ext I' A\e, Murray 11111. Ph. 5-89.W.: evenings after German Fokker morning, "God GQd, morning!"
"tC MI5 Hester. 2-54'M. a ,
Two portable cottages unfumlshwJ laiasls '41 Ford ronv. coupe, excellent cond, captured during the first war, ac-
Trailer Park at Yukon. Ph. 2-5410. radio and heater, original owner., cording to Kaplin, who remembers Mrs.: "Well, what excuse can
A '47 Studebaker Comdr. bus ('VI.. 36000 $50/5.!/ Call 2T1373, Lt. Giaffy. you offer for coming home this
r miles, nil "",tl'UII. Lt. Samb l'h. ext '40 four-door deluxe Ford sedan excellent sitting in the cockpit of the new hour of the night ?"
701 day. 8313 nliht.; also Of lice i"'s fond. new tires and heater plane as it was being built at the
Chief: "Well, I was playing golf
I, blue uniform new Lt tripes.. din be seen at Hospital C5. Ijindon.Snuill Philadelphia Shipyard The wings "
t-' Fix horsepower Wizard outboard motor furnished with some friends
t' Home home completely! i constructed of
f r used onlY 15 hours Will sell : ready for occupancy.: 4S62 ParkSt and pontoons were Mrs.: "At 2 a.m. ?"
cheap. Ext. 442, Parker See G. C. Moot at 4550 Park St laminated mahogany, covered with Chief "Sure. We used nightclubs .
e trailer 18 ft, Kozy-Koach. 48 I II :
House 47 0x) 4-door Nash sedan excellent tightly stretched canvas, he re "
\ models sleeps 4. fully equipped.ill; I (rendition 13.WX( miles $1305.!) SeePage II ports. ,
a' See hulks. BM1, 14U-A .. I at 3308-B: ) GIbbs St., Dewey
NAS or Ph. rxt. :509. Talk. I United States Naval Aviation "Do to ?"
necking
object
'47 Nash Ambassador. 5-PUSH. cpe. Radio Two tulti of 4-button an one button I, had made slow but steady progressin :you ;
J and healer 13000( mile, \eiy null of Chiefs blues. lest than half "That's something I've never TrI(
clean S16I5. See Folk 1412-A Child pi Ice.\ Jordan ext 8318. the years Just preceding andtiming dome!" I
j t St. NAS or Ph. ext. 50!). '48 Buick Rondmuiter cone 1 year old. the first World War. Naval "Never necked ?" I
F Glrl.1 shut skates, white Chicago fly. Kxtellent condition, 2100.: Ph. 20273. Aviation consisted of about Mplant's .
c" ''fI. size 6. $8. Folks, Ml2-A Child I Chesser. "No, never objected.
St., NAS or Ph. 509 Three pieces of Kavanaugh I IUKKKKC.excellent 38 pilots, and 163 enlisted -
,,' Three! bedroom bungalow, near NAS: condition, nearly new. See men when war was declared in Here's a i fft-w version of an oldie'hy A civilian caw a dejected sailoron
''fti ,.' about J 11)50) down on $XT 00. 1'h. 9-f'U') Bishop, hangar( 115. 1917, Kaplin recalls. It reachedthe -"\\ does a chicken cross the a park bencW.
or U-biX-CI evenlnxs.: HKNT: I : -He asked' : "Anything wrong,
Five loom house. '49 model F'lUldulieret. Kill strength of more than 50,000 road ?" "
? ., Norxe oil theater two bedioom Large sitting room, bedroom for twoe' men and over 2,000 planes by the Answer: "Because there's a rooster son ?
guiles $15(>0 equity In house on Naval ofllcein. twin beds pi end of the war. Some 17,000 men !" "I'm listless," sighed the sailor."
ble lot nil, for Jl'KX). W. R. dou'l luith.22810.Thiee In private. home. Close to NASColl I and about 540 airplanes were sent over there "Lost your pep ?"

.41 Ph DeSotu 5.1525, R H o\enlrlve." new ', mom apt with fouth 236J Mjia II overseas during the the first war. Sailor: "What shape is a kiss?" "No, my list"%of phone number
ut'nh i
gine I new brakes, good Inside, St Ph. 7.47t8.: CeoiKe. "With successful antl-subma- Blonde: "I don't know." for this town.
outside 9450. Chief Zimmerman, ext. Two rt+oms. gentlemen piefened. Ph.
k 8374 1019 Bar'In :M. NAS. 2-8246. Airs Mjeis. tines and patrol operations Sailor: "Well, give me one and
'47 .'//1'1'1 lint' Chev. 15.OOU miles excellent Two tiediooms with/ connecting bath, throughout the war, our Naval 'we'll call it square." A New Yoiker was taking her
t (....1101. Call VV. T, Rogers, at 2- kitchen pi'lieges opl/lonal. 1W8 Scm- Aviators served with great IStln.tlon. -- elderly aunt from the South on a
3028; or -31Q.! Can be seen at bldg. Inole Road. Ph. 2-5519. Our early models of big I ht-seelng; tour of the great
). ; 450. Furnished four loom bungalow, $50 per "So, sobbed lima Kropotkin {
I All steel double bed apt ings: and mat month Ph. White at 23284. flying boats, like F5L were so successful Vasilmcovitchsky) "l\an Nmespor- city. It wasn't long until they
tress See l-azor at 3425-B Butler St.. Furnished apt., elect equipped kit that the Navy ordered I sky died in battle. Did be really stood gazing at the statue uf General -
,. Dewey Park chen. Adults. 1060 New York Ave. larger ones. The big boats as they he Sherman on horseback, tying
whisper name as passedon
$60 month. Mrs. Morris. my
;34 Ford roupe, cheap.: Good tiles and per
'41 engine Joiner Shop! 716 OAK. I One or two large bedrooms in private were tailed: in those days were ?" It-d by a maiden representing
or 1201 Cumberland Hood home in Fairfax Manor, convenient giant four engine planes with a "He did his best, lady," was the Victory. .

+ :Boston bull pupplrs.' Ph. 6-2254, Rob Mrs.location Boggs.Four near. bus line Ph. 21512. wing span of 126 feet, the largest reply, "he did his best" "Hmph," sniffed the visitor from)

Five ertson.room home, fui n. (uhfurn, close rooms, elec, stove, runnlne.hc>t elf that time," says the local feta the South, "just like a Yankee
to NAS Call Burke, -xt. 575 .or 2- water tn Wesconnett. Ph. 2-4631, tion employee. Her lips quivered as they approached to let a lady walk."
3487. 2725 Lakeshore Blvd Mrs. Zlnk. First JCc''c"dt'tl his. His whole frame
...; '48 Kra/.er Manhattan uritan Good con Two room apt., furniture, private bath, Flight
dition. 2WJO miles J1WO.J Will finance b22 May St., 7-8183. Mrs. Korous. "Due to their construction and I trembled as he looked into her Our Troop Information Program -
B. Hunter I ext. 063. I Three rooms and tile hntti Venetian size the flying boats presented a eyes. Her chin vibrated and his
i '._ Six room at>eto* hlnllle house fill'I blinds. Adults only. SbS per ,month. difficult problem," he continued, body shuddered as he held her non-com got ten dollars for
j' ,' rage attached, owner being: tl'lIn"-1 AM Post St.. 1'h. 7-6003. a short talk last week
t' 11:1.1': 114' it was decided that they be done to him.
ti lened.I LASS than $2110:! ciish He spoke, back to a traffic
"?: : but. monthly. 'Julul' price 3Bflty J'jWiO Phi fishing to Norfolk Ma Rte: 17. leaving flown overseas. The planes were Moral: Never try to kiss a girl cop
,. B-0142. Kil: stroller collttpiltile' like new tliue, tUtein. Tonkin 6-4521 or ,
10 months later the first Mac: "Look out, rubbing
:0 1446-A Child St., NAS. FuUnwidn, contact ut O A H shop 477. about you'reour .
'48 Buick HoadmnntiT (..."". White sidewall D.iliy sitter, day or night Cull 2-'J7K5, of the big boats proved its abilityin I A stenographer is a girl you >' powder off on my coat..
Urt' radio and heater. Very Mi*. filandon. a series of flight t'"t The pay to k>arn to spell while he't, May: "That's all right, I'vemore
low mllpafie. Cost $3ftflO, sell for $2.. Lost1 Black pup port C x'l ker-Spnnlel.| ) I IIU"ooud. "
WO.) John Sentrolc, I'D. W51.: Cull PhlH, eat. 38 J. planes, were Oewgnatrd the N. C's I locking for a in my purse.


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144 Record Sported Jax-Navy Boxers Victors j





Over Green Cove Squad.

By Station HoopstersSuffering i


I I Locals Eye Golden Gloves
Barksdale Given
their third straight loss, Jax-Navy's; basket-

eers finished on the short end of a 48-4G overtime thriller 6
After Taking 5 Of BoutsMaking
with Fort Benning's Doughboys on the latter's hardwood : Gridiron Honors

Tuesday night, bringing their season's record to 14vins I their home debut before a capacity crowd at

and' Coach i loses Boerner'a lads return For '48 Season I Mainside auditorium, the Naval Air Station boxing squall

home Friday evening to meet the tion on the NATTC Auditorium I| scored an impressive victory over Green Cove Springs< mitti .
Barksdale renter and field
Dave
MacDill Field Flyers in a return I court. I i i men last Thursday when they blasted their way to Jive wins

encounter at NATTC auditorium. Herbie Reeves, hustling forward general of the 1948 Jax-Navy grid out- -- of-- six: bouts:.. -

Saturday they remain at home, + on the visiting team, sparked the eleven, was recently awarded the i It was the last local appearancefor
playing host to NAS Pensacola; j teachers to victory, with 10 field 'Naval Air Training Athletic Conference the Jaxmen until after the second round but Riley got up to
Monday they 'journey to North | goals and two charity tosses for a I sportsmanship trophy for Jacksonville Golden Gloves tour. I battle the local slugger to the Anal

Carolina to engage the Cherry I total of 22 points. Jim Connor accounted the second consecutive year II i ney. which opens next Wednesday bell. Following the knockdown,
Point Marines The locals come I for 19 of the Teachers' I A unanimous night at the Jax Armory for three Martin kept his rapier-right handin .
home again Wednesday, Feb. 16 t counters Paul Petty led the locals choice of oppos- big nights. Uiley's face throughout the, .

for a tilt with Florida Southern with 20 while Adrian Back tallied ing players In the Patterson Scores K. (). I remainder of the tiff to score a
College. Last night they were 17 for the Navy combo cpnferenceBarksdale a unanimous decision.
In a scheduled three-round mix, I
scheduled to meet Georgia State I OiilclttHxtsl My Norfolk I was Pat Patterson, NAS-Jax leading i NAS welter Hal McKinney won

Teachers at Collegeboro. Ga. The NAS Norfolk quintet proved I I not only chosen "middleweight, floored Tony Free- his first bout under the local

Hotly ContestedThe I too hot for the locals last Friday for his sportsmanlike i man, Green Cove 165-pounder, in I ner in a fast three-founder with

tiff with Fort Benning wasa night as the Virginia based sail. : play but one minute, and 46 seconds of the Green Cove's George .
ors trounced the NAS 75-I for his desirable McKinney's one-two punch piledup
replay of the thriller-diller between cagers initial canto in the second half of
the two clubs two weeks 48, at Norfolk, eliminating the local qualities of spirit a twin main event. Patterson dog points over the.; full route togain

ago in which the rivals battled basketeers from the Atlantic and leadership ged Freeman from( the openingbell the final nod.
two overtime periods before de- Fleet Air Championship pla '-offll In his one sea picked his shot and landed Local leatherneck Mel Thompson -
ciding the issue staged there. son here at NAS. two hard left blows Jo his opponent's 131, TKO'ed Coveman Billy
... ... Trailing at half-time, 36-30, the + Barksdale gained head to send Freeman to the Lundergan in one minute and 34
Jaxmen almost closed the gap l'arI' the immediateconfidence \ *-" """""""" canvas. seconds of the second. It was

ly in the second half, but Norfolkcouldn't of his Barksilale j Thompson's first appearance in
The dynamite-laden fist of NAS
be halted. Norfolk had teammates with his leadership, the NAS squared circle and hid
lightweight Joe Martin, nailed
I
Us day to win handily. which was instrumental in the terrific punching power made a
Green Cove's Dick Riley to the
Win FourteenthIn I winning of the '48 NATAC Grid i deep impression in the minds. of
canvas for a nine count in the the astir clientele.
.
one of the closestencountersrecorded championship.
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this season by the local I Barksdale's background for his i l.w.ky Win
The arbiter halted the bout be.
varsity combo, the high-stepping gridiron prominence covered sev-
Jax Club Halts tween Jax-Navy slugger Ray Hall
NAS cageis eked out their fourteenth eral years of playing at the Naval j and
Green Cove's welterw.clghtGl"orge
team of [ and of North |
victory over a Academy University
Paul kllR ('t'IL.OIS- Mills, at the end of the
Petty hoopmen from the carrier USS j i Carolina. In 1947, as a member of Local TeamIn
fast brand of ball, second frame. Mills outclassed the
Playing
a 49-45 was !
Kearsarge, at Norfolk last the Corpus Christi eleven he
I NAS color.b -arer and had him
the NAS cagers opened with a on
week Adrian Back pulled the locals j selected for a berth on the Navy
I flurry to gain a seven point half- from a 45-45 deadlock in the I all-star team, which played in the I Loop FrayNAS the ropes several times in round
time lead, but the soldiers ralliedto
last two : two.Joe
minutes of playing time, Gator Bowl against the Quantico
knot the count at 44-41 at the to ice the fray. j Marines. I I Lasky, NAS 138-pounder,
end of regular playing time. In the WAVES cagers added went after Lou Tinsley, Green
five-minute extra period, the !i Cove with leather flylng-from the
Just About There three wins and a loss to their 49 I
Doughs countered for a pair of I ledger last week, downing Rol- first bell, but couldn't tag hU..
.
1it'ldgoals to win 4S-46. ( opponent with a krroCko "
lins College, 38.21, Southern Bell,
Griffin the 32-15, Fernandina American Legion until late in the third : I
sparked Benntng -
combine with 25 points, while 'NARTU Downs PersonnelTo Post, 34-21, and were defeated Lasky's machine-gun t'5 i& ovTinsley's
buckled _
Back led the locals with 14 mark by Pepsi-Cola sextette in Jaw ,

Take the Girls City Loop, 50-28. battler's knees .at. the bell .
era.The : Topmost Position r .
Georgia State Teachers took I Sporting record of 11 wins
the local Jaxnien into camp, 75-72. and 5 losses the local girls in blue I Maulers Hold h"
___. Sway :*
main obstacle ----- -- --
in a wild fray last Saturday that Hw'dlingthl'lr will 'play host to the Pensacola
saw the locals cut down a 22 point with a sparkling 52-48 win over ATIUS.\I MOB I.K.VJI'K;J rnt 1'rt. |1 I hoopsters Saturday at the NATTCI In
lead and come within a hair's Personnel, NARTU's fast-moving NARTU 8 U LOW I auditorium. Bitterly Fought
breadth of turning the tide, but hardwood performers kept their .PERSONNEL 8 1 .!!W I In the Rollins fray at NATTC
time ran out. slate clean while moving one step SUPPLY HOSPITAL, 5 5 4 3 .H25.5M auditorium last week the NAS Bowling Loop Race

The previous night Coach Boerrer's closer to the first half National VU 4 5 .445: combo, paced by Fran Free, who I
league intra-mural title. DISPENSARY 4 5 .445 hit the bucket for 21 points, took VF-85 :Maulers held tightly t.
crew were eliminated from .
OPERATIONS: 6 .3.13: their lead in the Officers' bowling
I Paced be their rangy.pivotman lead, and were never in
the/ Atlantic Fleet Air championship COMFAIR 3 6 .:\, 3 an early league last week with a total of
tourney by NAS Norfolk, Jim Schott, who netted 15 points, MAULERS 2 7 ..223RADIO trouble throughout the contest.At 25 two
points, higher than their
and forward :Mac Murray who CENT. 1 8 .112
dropping a 75-48 verdict after I Fernandina, the WAVESwere I closest rivals, the O&R keglers.
garnered 14, the NARTU quintet
winning, 49.45, over U. S. Kear- once again sparked by the ( Two teams VF-83 and FASROM
halftime
overcame a one point
serge Pt'rsonnellt'ad and stayed in front : Jax-Navy Court shooting of Free who netted 10 6 are in a two-way deadlock for

Georgia Teachers Triumph j 1 until the final whistle. Carl Whetler. I- points as "Skip" Moser picked up I third place, each boasting a skeinof
Although the local team played Slate Reminder seven 21 wins
Personnel: forward, and the : '
a superb brand of ball I[ Operations in fifth with 13
on the :league's leading scorer hit the Skip Moser led the local teamto :
hardwood last the I Jax.Navy's basketball menu | points VF-81 is sixth, and VF-82
Saturday night bucket for 21 points to boost his its 32-15 triumph over Jax Sou.
for the coming week:
Georgia Teachers' is still holding down the seventh
College combo total to'128 Bell with 14 big points. Moser I I
points. Tomorrow at 2000 at '
handed them their third dE'CeaIf<< night teamed up with Barbara'Earp and place, position In the race.
the In other contests this past week I NATTC auditorium, MacDill VF-81 bowler, Frank Bretek U
season, 75-72, in a whirlwind Free to pile up the score and the
40 minutes Dispensary trimmed ComFalr, 48- I Field vs. NAS Jax. I still tops in the individual ranks
of brilliant court ac- l defensive work of Jones, Ellen
-- .-- ;' 40; Supply beat the Maulers, 54- I Saturday, Pensacola NASa Duncan and Peje Peterson limitedthe with a high game of 227 and a
40; Hospital won a forfeit game Jax at NATTC auditorium at I high three game series of 622 on
Tigers Eye No.' 4 from Radio Central; VU took a I 2000. losers' point making. 'j his slate Chester Briggs, Jr.
forfeit win from Operations; NAR Monday Feb. 14, NAS-Jax vs I In the City league contest with slipped ahead in thy high average

In Varsity Prelim i TU edged Supply, 29-25; Dispensary 1 Cherry Point Marines at Cherry the Pepsi-Cola basketeers, the Air j group with a 178 average Bre
stopped Operations, 44-35: ; 1: Point, N. C. Station 'lasHieH were unable to hit I tek.is second with 172.

Here I Personnel overwhelmed Comfair, Wednesday, Feb. 16, Florida I the basket often enough to cope The following games are slated
Friday NightNAS 66-32; Hospital tripped the :Maulers Southern College vs NAS-Jax, I with the soda lassies offense with to be played before Friday evening -

Tigers will after their 34-17: and VU won over Radio ''at NATTC Auditorium at 2000. Free again topping the local scor- !': V.A-85:' Knockers vs Nurses.

fourth straight court go victory tomorrow Central by forfeit. ers with 19 tallies. and VF-8'> 'S Operations.MITTMKN' ,

night, when they meet the -

Hastings Vocational School quintet s
in the preliminary to the Jax-

Navy-MacDill Field fray, at NAT-
TC Auditorium

Behind the deadly shooting; of
forward Al Jackson, who sunk 16 .

points, the local combo blazed .
their way to a 42-31 win over the : +s
Vocational School five at Hast IAEuewwt:

ings'Florida, Monday night. Hastings -
will be here to even up the
score. Pa

Holding a slim half-time margin & WrA #
21-18 the NAS five turned on the 4 t

pressure that saw them push ahead +

in the opening of the second halt <' art s
and stay in front to the wire s

Johnny Woodward, Tiger guard,
picked up 13 points besides 'play-
ing an outstanding floor game for
the station hoopsters, and pivot-
man Tom White collected: 8 tal
lies for one night' work.
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T';'o8aJFoursome/ j0. ti
ytfi 4A
Meet At Ponte Vedra i|' L Jt

i An officers' and Wives' two-ball l

foursome tournament is scheduledf Alt' 1O aE \ '.

for the Ponte Vedra golf course yi' S

Sunday, Feb 13. One dollar has f r %'
N
been set as the entrance fee, i yY ;
with the proceeds: going to the .'b'f ,' : )

Women's Golf Association of Jack- .- C -:
aonville. I : IHSI'LAY RING TALENT-Fistic fans c vho like Joe Latter of NAS (center) stalk each other waiting for an open-
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.4 Golfers winning to participateare their action fast and furious had their share of It at the Jax-Navy Ing' In a bout taken by s.ky..' Green Cove' Dick' Riley hang on

:" requested to call at the Golf 1 Green Cove Smoker Jest Thursday, !. tM,card opener! Bob! Kenney after taking a hard right from Jim' Martin of Jax (right) In their
s Shack before 1500 Friday for further harlU George 'af'k"oa with a cuff left jab (l left) In on inhibition bout t"r**- >ua
particulars. I Both men hall from hews O.ve. I... TtiMfey< .f Or:* Ove **<1



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