Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: May 19, 1949
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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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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LOCAL SYMPOSIUM SPEAKERS-Headlining the first session of the 2-day "Know Your Navy" Symposium to be held Tues-
May 24 and Thursday; May 26 here at the Naval Air Station are left to right, Rear Adm. Herbert S. Duckworth, one-time NAS
; officer and now chief of Naval Advisory group at the Air Forces University; Capt. Alvin O. Proil, director of the per-
division, Bureau of Aeronautics; Rear Adm. Charles R. Brown, of the Naval War College, and Rear Adm. Calvin T. Uurgin, I
of the forum who will preside over the proceedings and who recently left his post as Commander, Fleet Air Jacksonville to
Chief of Naval for Air
Deputy Operations _
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* Officials To Be Heard: Safety FlagsAwarded

: Local Navy Symposium' 2 SquadronsFlight To

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: : The first of Iwo sessions of a "Know Your Navy" symposium, designed to acquaint safety flags, emblematic

ordinary citizen with the latest strategic concepts, plans and developments and current of top place In flight safety competition

( pertaining to national defense, as outlined by six outstanding Navy officials, will be were presented to two

1'V I Tuesday, May 24 at the NATTC auditorium. The second session is set for May 20.(; s I crack squadrons of Carrier Air
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{ vital interest to citizens of this Lee, acting Commander Fleet Air
;; Urged vicinity, the two programs; of..! Connally Relieves ;i iI Jacksonville, at ceremonies !ast
three lectures each will be heldat I Saturday.
Secure Bonds 2000 both May 24 and 26 for : Coats As Leader I Attack Squadron VA-135: skip-
the benefit of all members of all pered by Lcdr. Robert P. Chas,
Drive Begins Duval county civic clubs and Of Squadron 43 was awarded the TBM flight safe-
their families. I II ty flag, while fighter squadronVF133
the rest of the nation Qualified Speakers I Lcdr. Clem B. Connally. former I commanded by Lcdr. JackA.
t the Treasury's "Opportunity Civilian employees, Navy per executive officer of Fleet Air Miller received the F8F flight
", the Naval Air Station sonnel and their dependants will Service Squadron Six has taken I safety flag. The squadrons won
its two-week savings bond also have an opportunity to sit top honors in flight safety competition -
Monday in an effort to in on two special afternoon fo- over the reigns as commanding officer conducted by Fleet Air West
more Navy bond pur- rums. The afternoon sessions of Fighter Squadron 43, re Coast which ran from Jan 1
'f I lieving through March 31 of this year.
which begin at 1500 will includethe Lcdr. Robert C. Coats.
and civilian -dt'partI same speakers and the same Lcdr. Connally took over his new The flags which were awardedby
; representatives have al- I program as scheduled for the Rear. Adm. Frank W. Wagner -
duties in a change of command
;: been selected for the local evening portion. (I Commander Fleet Air West
ceremonies held here May 9. Coast, alter the air group left San
which will close 30.
i May I The first session next Tuesdaywill
I the drive Monday feature Rear Adm. Charles E. I Lcdr. Coats who has been In Diego where it was formerly based,
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President Truman in a' Brown, chief of staff to the president command of 43 since Oct. 1, 1948 : may be flown by the two squad-
: for the duration of
I I when the squadron was commissioned rons the pres-
address called upon the Na- Naval War College, New '
to support the "Treasury's I port, R. I.; Rear Adm. Herbert S. aboard the USS FranklinD. ent quarter
I Roosevelt in the Mediterranean, A commendation
bond drive as part of the ef : Duckworth, former NAS commanding pointing out
has been transferred to the U. S. the "enthusiasm in ."
'officer chief of : un-
. the nation is making "for the now
. of our country and for I Naval advisory group. Air Forces Naval. Hospital here at the Station blemished safety record, accom-

: peace of the world." University, Maxwell Field, Ala; panted the.. awards.
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Air News I II I the Aeronautics.personnel division. Bureauof Links Tourney To Benefit

Slated to headline the second I
I Writers l I program next Thursday are Rear Navy Relief Society Drivefled
I Adm. Daniel V. Gallery, in
Jax Air News announces charge of the Navy's guided missile
need for additional staff operations; Capt. William A.Scnoech A mammoth golf tournament, i
I Persons with writing director of plans, coordination open to all Navy and civilian' by the Navy Relief Society,
employees, personnel from the I sponsors of 'the golf tournament.A .
are preferred, but ex- j division, Bureau of
I Naval Air Station, Cecil Field trophy designated as th f
is not absolutely nec Aeronautics; and Rear Adm. William I
I Interested personnel con- I II S. Parsons, member of the and Green Cove Springs, is on tap "Navy Relief Trophy" will ala.lbe
I at the local golf course, Saturdaywith presented to the winning team
the Jax Air News editor at weapons evaluation group for the
Refreshments will be served at the
proceeds going to the Navy
I I 930 or call extension National Military Establishment.
. ( I (Continued on Page 2)) Relief fund raising drive now in club house following the tourney.__
... progress here.

I., Plenty Of Ducats For New Car Still Available will As be an required entry fee to each purchase contestant a one- 13 0& R Workers--

which entitles
\ dollar ducat the CourseThirteen
Now in its third week the fund '- bearer to chance on the new
raising campaign conducted by I most section, unit; division and cured from; the attendant at the Chevrolet being given away dur- Overhaul and Repair
the Navy Relief Society is mov- department heads or can be se- |display sight. ._ ing the drive.In employees have recently completedthe

ing along rapidly with still plentyof : .. addition to the tournament, 30-hour shop Instructor Training -
tickets available for a chanceto ': o. ,' several Individual contests will be I ; Course in the work Improve. I
to win the new 1949 aero sedan staged, Including individual low ment program now in effect at the
Chevrolet.To net score and a hole-in-one tourneyat Naval Air Station
} stimulate interest in the local the driving range. Various prizes Shop instructor training tinder
drive, the Jacksonville Auxiliary will be awarded to the winners. the program which began April 4
of the Navy Relief Society Contestants will be divided into of this year, is given to selected
!- is giving away the new car to the IleY two teams, the Shore station club artisans to develop and improve
i;,, holder of the winning ticket. A captained by Comdr Chester A. their ability to instruct effectively
contributor receives a chance to Briggs, and the Fleet aggregation, on the Job. The nature of Over-
win the auto for each contribution led by Comdr. Charles H. Turner. '' haul and Repair worlc requires con
of one dollar, The car will be Players will be divided according tinual job instruction by both the
raffled here June 10. to their handicap and will be I supervisor and his key workers.
.-.: '. Military personnel, their de- matched accordingly. Personnel I Receiving the Navy certificate
l' pendents and civilian employees : from Green Cove Springs and Naval issued for satisfactory completion t
at the Naval Air Station, Cecil Hospital will vie under the !of the course were: William J,
Field and Green Cove Springs Shore banner, while Fleet Air Jax I Deckert, Charles M Edwards,
., are eligible to participate in the units, including: Cecil Fiel: ,- will I James H. Fisher, Ernest E. HighI .
,f.' ., drive, proceeds which will go to represent the Fleet forces. I tower, Elmer E. Hilbrant, William ,';.
'.. .support the Navy Relief Society ____..._______._...._...._.._..____.__...._....__............... Worthy Cause I'IK. Hope, David J. Lundin, James
,,.1/ The.new Chevrolet is on display Each member of the winning U McMullin, Arthur U Mora.
HERE IT IS-ThIs beautiful 1949 Chevrolet to the lucky
;J./< daily Monday through Friday goes team will be awarded two ticket James H. Reed .John S. Salt, Jr..
f.c. in front o( Mainside auditorium -1 holder of the winning ticket which can be secured with a one- good for a chance at winning; the I Norman P. Schultz, and WillUniO.
Iii'; Tickets can be secured from dollar contribution t 9 the Navy Relief Society.: new ,Chevrolet which will be rat- Snead.t' .
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Jax Air Hews Classified Bulletin I'

Editorial Oftt<** O o D 00 II

South Wing Loner Deck Bulletin nlll be accepted only until space U Ailed. Call ext 8280.

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Bldg. 930 I'OR SALE -t ;. Suitable; for two fnmlllps. Call
Telephone Extfn'llon-3IM &-6960.o'ol'd..
Andrew II. rianey, Editor MAINSIDE AUDITORIUMMovies Ish.
IPaa)> lanusslD1, ('lit, raad.u", AA, : Weekdays-1730 and ZOOO; wuk-ends-IUO and 2CCO,. NAS, Ext. 688. VWO. 'Wanted two rider to Southern, 111. .
M ffrlt M 3 Bedioom house, 4830: Sundeiland Rd,
THURSDAY Lake Shore. Cone to Air Station. and point In between Leaving May
AIR NEWS I Is publlsheuweekly
The JAX at the U. S. Naval Air Station "THE LOST TRIBE", starring Johnny Weismuller and Anatole Call 6-8 P. M, Thursday thru 'Sun- 27th. Call 8184.9-6736 after 1700. Chester

Jacksonville, Florida, and pilniK Verdi go. day. Albert M. Vvllllam Shop .
'40 Fold Station Wagon.: SJOO. 1257 Dihlng to San Diego on or about
commercially with nonappropiloteofunds FRIDAY Cumberland Rd. J, B. Montgomery, May 30th. Desire one passenger to \
tt no expense to the governmentand "THE JUDGE STEPS OUT", featuring Alexander Knox ,and Large 40" x 40". $ Swear share. driving. Lt. Mercy ext 4M
with SecNav Ctrculai OE
In compliance Ann Sothern. .r.IHlf Hancock. NAS. 484. or 501.Wanted .
Letter 45-1918 dated 12:! December 1945 Thayer baby buggy. Yours for HO. Condition : Baggage trailer' good eon<)|.
Copies are distributed fife of charge SATURDAY AND SUNDAY good, only three months old. tlon. Dr. Pauir25; 4"n"
at the Naval Air Station, the Naval. "ADVENTURE IN BALTIMORE''; with Robert Young and Shir 3640-B Ira In St.. Dewey Paik or call Wanted: Ride to New York or Bostonon
Unit, Naval Auxiliary
Air Reserve Training ley Temple Kirsch at ext. 413.
or about June Mh. Will share expense -
Air Station, Cecil Field, and the Phllro console model, 9 tube radio,
MONDAY *. Call ext. 702: J. F. Connell..
V. S. Naval Hospital.The $35. Binder 2-6332.
"ROUGH SHOD", starring Claude Jarman and Robert Sterling. Furniture for two bedioom Living Wanted Riders: : leaving I a Friday May
JAX AIR NEWS U a .member ol TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY room set, breakfast let $46 washing 20th for Louisville. Ky, Can take 2
Association and passenger 1.. V. BIll nett, Ext.! 8124.
the Ships' Editorial "WILL JAMES' SAND" machine. All for WOO. Call ext. 836.9.W
Mark Colene
the Aimed Forces Press Sei\Ice. Re featuring Stephens and Grime 1342-A Randolph St Wanted: Ride from Southslde. ("800 to
production of material from these Gray Oak breakfast set In very good condi 1630. Vicinity or San Marco. S. Ech-.
sources must bear a credit line Repub. _, .:__- ,__..._--__- _-_- tion. Newman, 1213-A Hanccok, Ext uesslre I Ext. 358.:
lication of other matter, except by 354. Rldei wanted: Vicinity of Park and
service publication Is prohibited without Anchorage Dance Bedroom suite consisting of bed. box King, Mary }o"ul IInlC Ion. 0800 to 1630.
permission of Editor JAX AIR :sting\ mattiess.: dresser, and two Phone 2-r06 or ,xt, 546.
NEWS. room chair. Fieeman. Call 8-
0432. Wanted: Unfurnished house or a..t
Attracts ThrongIn '48 Chrysler Windsor 8.pass. sedan near NAS. hlttnlgton. Phone 3-
6 cylinder, A-l condition, low mile- B506-VV
YcIt month old I I, P. Moore, ADC, Ride Wanted from 16th and Roosevelt
V:11. Cecil Field. Blvd. to NAS mio-ieao. Edith
one of the most sucessful Roll-away bed wlht Inneisptlng mat. Brook, Ext 741. After 16JO. 3-1418-
dances staged here in months, ap- U ess. See Chlmaruskl I 2316-A Dewey W.
proximately 400 men and women Park. Gabbs.Dresamaking Wanted : One or two bedroom' apt, fur
foim. Medium to small,
nished.) Prefer Riverside Feet Ion. Call .
were on hand at the enlisted S9. Ford car radio. Excellent condition ext. 8144 or 8-6785 after 1800.) Re**.
men's dance at the anchoragelast $15. Mi*. Blanche Cooper. 110thSt.
It : One or t two rldei going to
.. \\ esconnt'll.I Wrl hdp : (
Friday evening.The Instrument Shop Wonder why Buick Club coupe '32. Seat cover, N. C. June 2nd. thief
huge crowd attending the heater, six tires $100. 2 6x18 6-ply O"l'nl. ext. 642 between :21UO< and
Florence Barlow off the
was day 1700.
dance it Dies $25. Mr*. Blanche Cooper 110thSt.
UllEN ON 'LIBERTY LOOK IT TIIR pronounced tops. Around after she moved her work bench .. We ('onnell. Baby Sitter--Caiole Dodson. 1013 BarlnStreet.
SALVA TON ARMY 60 of the Rainbow girls from Jax ;( Into that new little cubby hole. We 5 months old brown male! Cocker Span Phone NAS ext 8343.LITESAHD : .
were in attendance with a bevyof also are wondering why she had I iel. Registered ADC, $35. Dr. Mont. -x-
other Jax girls. I I' gomery, Ext. 572 during day. .
MZ WEST ADAMS ST. such a big smile when they told Flol'l'nl"table top, 3 but ner oil stove,
Phoi.e 42104Jacksonville Nature took her hand in aiding her who she was to work with while porcelain, Like new, "1). Da- I!
Fla the affair by providing it's famous Doris Willis has another one of U 1*. Call 8-5136
40 Chevrolet coupe in good m(('hunl.j \ MIKESGene
ThiirMlny, May IHh Florida full moon. Dancing I those little Rebel hairdos. Now.1 cal condition I (,cod paint and
Game nlght--PIng pong, table games "'neath the stars at the Anchorage she really looks like a school girl Ihioughout F. 1) liuTchlnson, Kxt I
mi-id making, record piling patio made the setting on the playing truant from class. 8243.:
Krldnj May Oth banks of the St. Johns I Electio-mlte washing machine, $15. My.eis. mother learned of
1730Ilotseback'riding.. At the G.I.Hajburners' river com- Sue Edwards was off last week Est 8370. I Kelly's '
stamping grounds Magnolia plete. The anchorage was decora- I due to illness. This shop doesn't Trailer, two- heel luggage. In excel I his screen assignment as a liK)6)

Stables.SnluriU. ted along the Nautical line with seem the same without her around. II III lent condition. See lit :Ship': Service Baltimore Oriole baseball playerso ,--

) Slay list red, white and blue trim and the Half the shop went on a deep yea gas ktatlon. Ext. 1Mb! for details. I she dug out a uniform. that her

Open Ins House your-shipmates.Meet >our Sat ui shipmates.In day night I patio lent the country club air to II fishing trip last week-end. Whereare FOR KfcNT: i I cousin woie,same team same

ivyly. sponsored by the Junior Host. the affair. Free refreshmentswere all the big ones that were Large: room for single men. \\lth I or I year, Kelly sports it in Take Me
without I Meal
private shower
tuse*. Door prizes awarded. thoroughly enjoyed by caught? 1521:! Rlxerslde. Edwards, Call optional Out to the Ball Game.
Sunday, Slay fled everyone. I 86371. .
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OlllA-akll-R. H. Rob-
)u*!--Jrl\a Hour, home made! donuts Will share 2 bedroom: duplex apartment ,
find carted music on the piano by Sponsored by the enlisted mens' erts says the power of concentra- with Navy couple. Call Mix Fred Allen pleased fans every,

Miss Marv Smith. 1400-Home 1800 Town recreation committee, the dance tion is a wonderful thing Is that Fay, 3659 St. Johns Ate. Phone 2- where with his plans to do a 15*
Hour. 1700-Vesper 1930nlfl'll.music hap.- is the first in a series planned I why Roberts spends so much time 4067. minute
Buffet Supper. nightly commentary on
4 bedrooms 2 bathroom house, 2580
pleat hour of the ,week. twice a month. The next dance staring at the pretty girls that go College. Call Lyons at 76026. current news. The comedian,
11t't'lal-1300! Beach Party lea\es. Swim- will be held on Friday May 27th past the door ? Since D. N. Single and double room In private wants' to "satirize actual happenings" -
minI games girls food and fun at 2000 at the Anchorage. i Whitehurst and L. M, Zeisel have I home. Convenient to NAS. Schultz,
Monday, May 23rd -x- I come into the shop, A, W Met- 1447 Avondale. Phone 2.50.10.: and eager knob-turners pre':
JSOfK-Bowling Party leaves for downtown I Garage apartment for rent 3 looms dict it will be the funpiest program -
alle>s. In the Club Record Wives' Club I calfe has taken on a more optimistic unfurlnhed.49l>5 Colonial Ave. J. C. of Its kind on the air. R" "
making and record playing Navy outlook on the receding hairline Mills. Phone 2-7897. Extension 326.
y 24lh situation. Why don't the three Furnished, single 1 and double looms.
> 1718 Margaret St., Rises aide.
Rink. USO night. Crowd leaesClub garage her
name to
; Mary. aOl
at 1930 on the dot.ledaeaday cultivating mustache. Wonder Mrs. J. \\heaton..
\ May MthMiniature ) dinner-dance attended by who he's trying to impress? Ted 2 room furnished apt. 2315 Pal k St. well to intimates as Mary Benny;

golf on the Shad Oakscouse members and guests commemorated Arias has an accordion for sale. Small Holsonback.furnished Phone 783.18.! $40 the comedienne dropped her given
at Pearl SI rf't't. Transpoita- the second anniversary of the The fact that it was once a Crosley month' including utilities! In Ortega.Mrs. a. name, Sadie, in court. '1i. "l4
lion leaves club at 1930 sharp. Navy Wives' Club Saturday at the doesn't make a bit of difference.It's Roy J. Sillier Phone 24178. a .

Available at Club club house in Dewey Park an accordian now! Room and board. $1250 weekly. 1307Murray : Kay Ilolger, top-flight hoofer of
Showers heck loom electric Irons Drive.I 3 block from Roosevelt .
llbrar, fishing equipment charcoalstoves' Hostesses for the event were I Hangar 122-R. J. Lyles has re- Highway, Yancey. musical comedy vent on recently
.Ice boxes and additional In. Gladys Repice and Margaret Bren- turned to work after being ill with Ideal home for summer. Large, altrac- with a badly swollen nose. The
finmatlon Just Inquire, nen. Jacksonville guests included ,--- --- -- lanky star of
__.. I the mumps. What we want to knowis terpsichorean antics
Margaret Brennen, Helen D. Ma- how he caught them in the had been refereeing! a benefit box-
stir GtrI : nier, Dorothy Dickson La Verne Wives Club Holds
first place. It's supposed to be a Ing bout when lie ventured too
Conklin and Mazie U Maeey of children's disease John Co- I close to Sugar Kay Koblnson'slethal

1tH mALJ Fensacola. burn has found where those lost fists. "No rematch" Bolger

Robert Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. week-ends go to. He says he went Bingo GatheringsAnother declared "He's too heavy for me."
Fargason Mr. and Mrs. there himself last week-end. But I r
W. E Morris Mr. and Mrs. E. how did he back ?
get soon ---
I I TE Orzsag, Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Good- Elizabeth Mach in a series of Thurs

L: reau, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Maravec, ----- ------- day Bingo games sponsored by Play-by-Play Given
Kirsty Hedspeth, J. Weiss, Ronald the Navy Wives' Club will be Of Major
I 3L J Repice, Mr. and Mrs. W. Everos- Ice Fights Fire held tonight at the club's head- I Loop Tills

ki, J. W. Massey, Mr. and Mrs. quarters on Ellison Street, Dewey Baseball fans find .
their favorite
Anyone interested in music, Harry Meece, L. Johnson and Ed I Crushed ice, usually confined to Park. I teams featured in the Major
classical or semi-classical, should Farady. Fine prizes and two ,
<< soda fountains and bars, has, been jackpotsare League "game of the day" heard
make it to drop by the
a point being offered tonight. Part
adopted by firemen in New York, play-by-play over radio station
recreation office on Wednesday of the proceeds from the Thurs-
afternoon when it can be arranged Swim for fire-fighting purposes. A sprayof WJVB every afternoon at 2:15.:
day Bingo affairs which beginat
crushed ice has been found ef-
to play everybody's favorites. You fective 2000, go to the Wives' Club fray which shows promiseof
can also get some background of (Continued from Page 1) against stubborn gasoline- Nursery at the station. being the most hotly contested
composers and the origins of classical life guards. naphtha-diesel oil fljes.-(AFPS). -x- in either the American j>r Na-

and semi-classical music. Definite goals have been set up -x- tional league is picked each day.

Big Bunco party (it's a dice for the two groups of intermediate "You know, I've been having Dance CardedAt WJVB is 1010 on the dial.

game) in the Red Cross recreation and seniors with certificatesto trouble sleeping lately?" -x-

hall Thursday night, May 19 at be presented at the close of the "How is that ?" City YWCAAn

1830. Girls, prizes and refreshments final session of the school Satur- "I don't know. I sleep pretty High

aWe j''day' May 28. good at night, and in the early invitation has been extended
morning too, but in the afternoonsI (Continued from Page 1)
A gala celebration is
are indeed glad to welcome plannedfor to all servicemen to attend the
I : the final session just twist and turn. ; Presiding over the symposium
at which
Miss Johnnie Pound, recreation dance at the YWCA on Monroe will be
worker of Thomson .Ga., who is j ''time there will be a swim ballet street in Jacksonville, sponsoredby I' Rear Adrn. Calvin T. Dur-

the latest addition to our Red j i staged by members of the Junior Salesman: "See there mister the Business Girls Club. gm Air, former Commander, Fleet

Cross staff. Miss Pound has just Red Cross and exhibition swimming that hat fits perfectly. How doesit Refreshments will be availableat been Jacksonville who has just .

returned from a two-year tour of ''I and diving by aquatic ex- feel ?" the dance which begins at I I Chief of recently named Deputy
duty in Europe. She was stationed I 1 perts from the vicinity I I I Buyer: "Okay, unless my ears 2030. There will be a slight coyer and who Operation for Air
planned and arrangedthe
with the 120th station hospital in I| -x- get tired." charge. forum. !:
Glad to have --I I
:Bayreuth, Germany. __ _
you here Johnnie.Occupational w Question Forum

Therapy The O. At Tuesday's gathering Admi-

T shop has received its shipment ral Brown will speak on "The

of, leather. It consists of tooling x Role of the Navy in Future War
alf skin in black and brown andit <: fare; Strategic Thinking in the

tools very well. To date jev- Navy Today''. Captain Prell will

eral wallets and billfolds have discuss ''Resources of Trained

been made. J. Brothers, SD. has Personnel Today", while Admiral

completed a banker's wallet) fit to Duckworth is slated to speak on

, hold all the money he'll make in "The Military Educational System -

years to torre.If ; A Means of Integration of -
the Armed Forces.
saunter into the shop and
At the May 26 forum Admiral
see Carl Henry, TN, at work you
will know at first sight he's from Gallery1 has chosen "Curent Notes

Ocean City N. J. Henry is work- on Research and Development" ..
as his topic; "How Much It Costs-
ing on a hooked rug, which the
Chamber of Commerce of Ocean And Why", will be offered by

City might want to see. : > S 4 Capt. William A Schoech; Admiral

R. A. Lynch, VAB, has shown : Parsons will delve on the

subject "Atomic Thought Today".
his hand at being very apt with ,
pact els. He's completed several Each talk will last approximately !- .

country scenes as proof of his talent 35 minutes, after which
there will be a short period for
He has now switched to car- ..
questions from the audience. '

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"Have you ever appeared as a PRESENT FINE CONCERT-The popular Stetson University Glee Clubs which made a trium- where Old wimmen Salt: "I seldom know one place ,,

witness before ?" phant tour of South Florida earlier this year, treated music lovers to two splendid )0-minute concerts thing except a necklace wear once any in a :. .e,
"Yes your honor" last Saturday at the Naval Air-Station. The University sinters gave their first performance while."

, "In what suit?" in the afternoon at the Recreation building at the Naval Hospital and presented a repeat performance Recruit: "Gosh, where's that ?"

"My blue eerge." for the general public in the evening at the }Mainside auditorium. 'Old Salt; "Around their necks."


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.. 4I9's;' ; .;mij\;'< '" I" : NEWCOMER-Lcdr. M C, Snyder
I Last week we failed to welcome : <41t1); '. ,
aboard last Mondayto
two First newcomers is Mildred to Fowler Public who Works is ,e :'C'lrl.';;; } ..! a xd take reported over as Control Branch
rt dX C
working for Geff Mima. 'a .11 ; ; : ; .. F 4' Nx.a officer Graduating, relieving: from the Lt. Academy Leo Webb.in ,+

In Maintenance we are glad to ; 1940, Lcdr. Snyders first duty u
fee that Mrs. Perkins is back from eiaf; / 4p54i line officer was as navigation instructor -
} nick leave. Mr. Miller of the Fur- in ground school here at
a ,
niture warehouse filled the' role of s y> v 4 3tr : .. : ,3 Jax, From '42 until the end of the
1.1 t "Ma Perkins" while 'she was out. 1 ." a'r war, his sea duty assignment was ,
r, s Mr. Mosely is on leave this week ,I' l.'I'.R. .O"j gunnery oficer aboard the USS

+' jury duty. We understand Mr. f \;,'t"Jr" ( ,. Kenebec and a similar duty later 3

,Capps recommended him. ':':':: "'.;" '.> :"". .'.." ,;;.s"'i ',.,,',..., ., .', :.i' aboard the USS Appalachian.
In the Administration buildingwe ''': '' 1J.1 i.kf: : Transferring to the Supply Corps ain
,. O& .
are glad to see Betty Herring- .I. ., ,,.,::; i' iW: "?I" ,,, "i, ", :' .' <. ," '45 and completing the Harvard
ton looking chipper this week, .>' ';" ',,t ) 1' '; School in the required 5
,. /: /; ;"i'' ,;., Supply
,4S;' Betty was sick a couple of days l' 1 .' .".."" tl' f months, he served as Supply and ?
} 10: .
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Get Herman Grif- .1 'II
:, last week. 1.' '1" ,+"" ,-. .../ 1'" .''U; Accounting officer at the Solo
: ,, ,1"q \
fis to tell you the joke about the ,,,;', ':,......'. "Jt,1,> ',<' '" .,:' mons, Maryland, Naval Mine War-
t three little bears. Don't miss It! ( M'rj: <> .t. >. fare Test Station. In '47 his new

I It1* .a stream Olive Fleming q duty took him to Kwajalein here
Is now Working for the glam- he remained about 16 months until
\ boys Pete and Lee. By the __ ffl1' '" ,4 j relieved recently by our own Lt.
'\ m have you seen Commander ANNEX SAFETY AWARD-Leading Chief Thomas A, Austin, left, and commanding officer j Lewis. Lcdr. Snyder, his wife and
tier's new cars It's a beauty. Lcdr. Jack A. Miller of VF-133 display one of the two safety awart awarded to two squadrons of 2V4 year old daughter, are mighty
News From The Ur Box.J., Carrier Air Group 13 by the Commander, Fleet A ir West Coast. Fighter squadron VF-133 and Attack happy to be stateside again (his.
G. .Griff is and H. T Harp sure squadron VA-135 were presented the war awards at a special ceremony here last week. Carrier Air family was with him at Kwajalein) -
look awful tired since their return Group, which recently arrived here, was formerly based at San Diego, Calif. I--- happy in fat that thev are iso
from their (socalledacation. _
buying a home in Country Club:
Harp actually has callouses on his I. 'Estates, Welcome aboard, Commander
(usually lily white) hands. Grif- I Week- ndWincfTcifk .I cPa Fy
7 l\n\ has a beautiful sun tan (prob- Notes J I IN MEMORIAM The department .
ably acquired from a neon light wishes to its con-
I express
In night club). _
Notes I jdolences to Amy Shaver In the
W. C. Douglas really had all\ the Good news! The big Bingo I loss of her sister, Marguerite, who
I, boys at No. J burned up last :Mon from Jackpot is still intact, JackpotNo was a familiar figure to building
day Too much pepper in the corn. 2 is growing fast Come on 110 and Supply.SIDELIGHTSD, 'i'
The of old cook books last out and luck
request 1 try jour on Friday I
L. Dicks' son,
week for No, 3 station is still advocated night at 2000Weekend "
I David, became city grammar ,
It be matter of
may a -r WflBTUFASltON relaxers who turned school 100 yard dash champ. He .
'\ .' ; life or death. No. 1 station is 'out for the comforts of the C,P,O. made the sprint in 12 6,, seconds
slowly but surely collecting enough _. i pool were plentiful. Let's all continue a new city record A. W.
billiard balls to their slightly 58 Many familiar ----
use to take of the
Bennett claims he has
beat up pool table. They had Pick-I faces were missing from May drill] ces on Sept 3 The "word' (but, I southern club cataloguesand
grand country
i is as usual, subject to change) is I books dating way back when
et and now have Moody and Sweet ]!week-end. The explanation, seemsto that the pool affords .
the had wooden and
Navy ships
that the squadron will train right I
with Edwards trailing only by a be that it is examination periodat I The
'i', I Satur-
s here at Jax, Some adventurous private fishing tfip on iron men "Gorgeous George"
< few hairs. the University. It's nice to get
must have ben fun
day Dwelle and Ma Perritte
It' 'Smoky"
souls will be disappointed that
our men education, but the new
-- knowledge isn't much good to the looks as if their hopes for a tripto Chef' and Mrs. H. D Borden be- were a couple of near-misses In \

squadron unless the scholars attend some distant point will not be I came proud parents of a seven that shooting scrape that was the :.
drill. realized. Many more will be glad pound, one ounce baby girl on Friday talk of Jacksonville last weekend -
And while were talking about 'that they can be home every night Mother, daughter, and father You couldn't call them ".
education, this was the time whena I When our former Executive I are all doing nicely innocent by-standers exactly,
t great many Navy exams were ficer, Lcdr Sam Jones left to Of-I Don't forget that each Saturday I because Mrs Perrittte had stooped -
'given' All pilots had worried tice law in Texas, this column was night is dance night at the Club down to keep from losinga
HUMOR FROM looks about the comprehensive exams I concerned at the loss of one officer Dance to the "In the Groove" music bus in making his getaway.
SALTY they had to take Saturday who could always be depened I of Mel Coody and his orchestra Coming of summer has broughtout
HERE AND THERE ,afternoon. Study for advancement upon for news. But now', two other I Good prizes, good bar servIce the barefoot gals again, with
i in rating which many of the en- officers have come through and are offered, and the kitchen the usual boards tied elegantlyto
listed men took was also the rea- done their duty in the interest of serves delicious food from sandwiches their feet Old army axiom,
Teacher "What Is ignorance, son for much burning of midnight the column. I to steaks. -keep alert, keep quiet, and keepa

Herby?" I oil. We expect to see a good many One of the very best Order of the day: Support jour copy Welcome back to
Little Herbie: Ignorance, is brand new rating badges at the I keeper friends of the Club! Otto Wehner, who fought a good
when you don't know anything and next Inspection squadrons is Lcdr. "Bart" station-I ------- fight-and won His battle with
then somebody finds it out. Hope everybody Is keeping con ,I We are sorry to learn Butler "Pardon, jour lordship, i illness is just about over and he
stantly ii. mind that the annual : still in the Naval Hospital but I have to inform that expects to return to work very
4 Junkman: "Any rags, paper, old two-week training duty commen- having had a serious operation at there's a burglar downstairs'you I I soon . Jack Sharpe defeatedhis
= Iron, Or scrap?" I __ I I the end of March. He's up and first opponent in the Finkle-
Lord Biff: well, Jeeves
"Very :
-DK2: "No, my wife is away around again and can receive visitors I stein tournament posting an 67
Public Relations bring my double gun and sports I
from home, just now suit-the Addenda-Supply-ers softball'rs
Junkman: "Any bottles ?" Several opportunities exist for !lost a heartbreaker Monday night.
Pertains To All enlisted men who would like) "ex- HankA hite's near-sensational
r { Most gills are like parlor lamps:1 tended active duty" of 30 days or Boss: "'You'ic 20 minutes late pitching gave our boys a 3-run}
out for a good time. Commander in Chief, Atlantic more Some of you men who are again Don't you know what time I lead until the 6th and 7th -,hen
----- Fleet, Admiral William H. P about to graduate from school or we start work at this factory?" the Reservists managed to score
Doctor: "The best thing for Blandy in a recent letter to the college might consider putting in New Employee: "No, sir, they're I to make it 4.3. The first loss r ; you is to give up smoking and Atlantic Fleet, emphasized the I this duty before going to work at always at it when I get here. six starts by no means makes top
t1ft', drinking, get up early every morning Importance of public relations consciousness some other job. Or if you expect place untenable, but it will make
and go to bed early every on the part of all Naval I a vacation, this is a good chance to I Gregory Peck: "One day you'remaking each succeeding game a little more
flight"Patient personnel. I make some extra money during love to Lana Turner, Rita pressing to insure the first half
: "You .know, somehow In directing that all hands be time which would otherwise be : Hayworth Betty Grable, Linda laurels.
;4 doctor, I don t feel that I properly instructed prior to visitsto J jl I simply wasted. I Darnell The next day you're ,a -
deserve the best. What; second foreign ports, Admiral Blandy I I Two new rated men have joined has been"
rr best! ?" declared "when ships visit foreign ,' the squadron since the last appear Accidents Will
Us: "Yeah but look where Happen"Accidents
ports it is important> to realize ance of this column: Gordon you
has !
+ '- Commander 'Would that the U, S. Navy is on display Preston Melchoir, AF2 and John ,
: you say Will Happen' is the
\ and that the standards of our ships Edwards Warren, AMM1 Wei-
'\, that worker Seaman?" Brown is a steady and the behavior of our personnel I I come aboard. The sweet young thing had bro- title of a play which local high

"Chief "If he steadier will be taken as the standards of On April 28, Ann Register Rodgers ken her new glasses. She took the school students at Manitou
he'd :be motionless were"any the United States, We are judgedby (6 Ibs, 134! ounces) was broken pieces back to Doc Adams Springs, Colo, were all set to
t ,
what we do asv we say. Every person in the Navy, followed by Carol Ruth Bell over ?" she asked. I however, when members of the
He: Do you neck? whether a seaman recruit or an''i 1(7 IDS", 6 ounces), born to Lt jg) I "No," Doc reassured her, "Just cast came down with measles -
She: That's my businessHe / admiral should be an ambassadorof Garland and Mrs. Bell.Expeditions your tyes." en. i lAFPS).
: Oh, professional..
good will - -

(} ., She of: coffee"Will?-"you-join me in a. equally He also Important pointed out that that in every it is I I To Antartic With Admiral Byrd '"

cup act at home as! well as aboard
.. He: "You get in first" we reflect the finest tradition of I
.. Enumerated Air Station Veteran
: '. the, Navy and do not invite un- I By Flying '
IJt J CBM: "I'd )like to select a gift necessary censure and criticism ,
r for old aunt who is .
a wealthy very I - -- ---
weak and hardly_ ] able: l to walk" - With 23 flying years behind him miral Byrd, entitled "Our Navy

Clerk: "What did you haye i in I Johnson Answers and 28 years of Naval service, Explores Antarctica", published in
mind?" Lcdr. James C. McCoy now on duty the National Geographic Magazine -
CBM: "What do you have 1 in I here at the Naval Air Station, is 1iw. October, 1947. He is 'lhto
_, the way of floor wax ?" Naval Air Rumors one serviceman who has had the seen in the technicolor documeit-
chance to do a little exploring dur- tary film "Secret Land". As souvenirs -
"+ 'How come you're late for reveille Secretary of Defense Louis ing his tour of duty, having twice the commander has broughttwo
?" Johnson has handed down an answer visited Antarctic regions with friendly penguins from the
,' "I had a blowout. .by memorandum dated April Rear A dm. Richard E Byrd. cold regions,
p "You don't drive a truck." 28, 1948 to the rumors concerning The local officer made his first Upon his return to the states he
,; "t "This was l last night." the danger of the transfer of the expedition into this still unknown assumed temporary> duty at the
'14r". Marines and Naval Aviation to region in 1939-1941 and in the Navy department in Washingtonafter
/ PROTECT THE BIRDS: The some other branch of service. fall of 1946 he was again recalled oT.llll which he was transferred lo
dove brings peace and the stork In his memorandum Johnson to the Navy department to help NAS Jacksonville Lcdr. McCoyis
... ..', brings draft exemptions. stated that ((1) under the law this prepare for the second Byrd expedition now on duty in the Operations
4 cannot be done; (2)) it has not known as "Operation High- /n .r... I I Department as officer in charge,
:, Two below-average jardbirds been under contemplation, and (3t jump. The latter was the fifth a a Utility Squadron, VU ,unit
I were painting the side of a barrack there are no such/ studies being led by Byrd and utilized 13 ships, | A native of Salt Lake City,
carried on in the National Military including the aircraft carrier USS U, ah. he attended school in Lo3I
;.1' First YB: "Got a good hold. on Establishment. Further, before Philippine Sea, manned by 'some I Angeles, Calif, and entered the
hat paint brush ?" any step of this kind would be 4,000 men Navy in 1921. He began flight
I :. Second YB: Uh-huh" seriously considered, permissionwould I In the huge fifth jaunt which ----0.; ;,>,,-'. .# ''training five years later In Pen-
\. .. First YB: "Then hang onto it have to be gotten to discuss Byrd had made into this region, LCDR. JAMES C. McCOY sacola where he received his win !!.
because I'm gonna take away this the matter before the committeesof Commander McCoy acted as the During the past war he served
.!,r ladder both Houses of Congress. admiral's pilot, flying over thousands j ever flown from a carrier. with the ,Carribean Sea Frontierat
.---- "- of square miles of Antarctic San Juan, Puerto Rico, and the
;\ :: "The man that marries my Sign on a golf courser "Mem territory. He made the flight over Feat Outlined Naval Air Technical Training;
t\1";.. daughter will get a prize." bers will kindly refrain picking Up the South Pole Feb. 16, 1947. Mc- Commander McCoy's participation Command, NAS Jacksonville. He
1\ "May I we it, sir?" lost golf balls until they have Coy piloted the Navy's "air work was pointed out along with established his home here in Jax

1 stopped,rolling." hot be'; the R4D the largest plane others in an article written by Ad- while on duty here in 1942, _,

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j Four JAX AIR NEWS 19 May, 1949

, Base Softballers 'Tr I ""S 'Base Nine Posts

Drub City Club F ,

Road Wn!

In Initial 1 ContestStaging + Single $

a fourteen run outburst t gaitS;e : Gain Split With Eglin Field

In the bottom halt of the fifth in
ning, the Jax-Navy softball ? 9 N ,
squad t o :
Decisioned Bv Green Cove
completely swamped their oppon. .
- - - - -
enta a CWA nine from Jacksonville I
23-3 in an abbreviated encounter a Inability to hit with men on base and the lack of effective :

cal Power under Plant the diamond arcs on the lo- hurling in the clutches put Jax-Navy's nine up on the I

night Monday short end of the )ledger in two of three outings last week.

The locals were slated to battle .Y a u Back on the road this week ; :- ---- -- -- --
the Naval Reserve Armory team the- Air Station ,
from Jacksonville last night, and P slated to meet Stetson Hits, No thins A
are scheduled to meet the Air Station : at Deland, Fla., Friday, Eglin Field's twirler
Overhaul and Repair civilians :b NAS Norfolk Fliers in including three ex-
another City league team, on the : Va Tuesday and Jax Navy was
Power Plant diamond Friday nightat Dropping the first game get a single tally across
2000, to Green Cove's Bullets, the a 6-0 triumph in Satur-
Paul Franke besides tallying a > A men ran into a stone wall .
double and single in two tripsto first of two games with the Gus Gushanas e
the plate, hurled no-hit ball for Field Air Force team :! on 4 hits in the initial r
the locals in three innings of f31 1 1P when they were blanked, ) coasted to an easy
:Monday's tilt to gain credit for r Sunday the Navy crew once in the 4th and .
the victory. Buzz Brostrom took the score 'with a 6-4 triumph 6th

over for. the next 2 innings, and Becker Notches Second Cove game, Jax.
the city team still remained hit. I Bob Becker, stocky 3 hits and 1
less until Earl Childers mountedthe a moundsman, racked up his but were held hit-
hill for NAS in the top of the ond victory of the season Bullet chucker until
sixth and gave jjp a single the I up 11 scattered bingles I Cove men evened up .
only hit the losers tallied. The I I runs while fanning 4. Ben in the 2nd and chased ,
fray was halted after 5 and one guson, Eglin ace, gave up I in the 3rd to ice the
half Innings of play. I same number of safties for 6 I
The Tars opened fast with a out 10 battersI ;
striking Navy
first inning three-run added
one marker in the third spurt and five LEAVES NAS-Poundin' Pat Patterson one of the Navy's outstanding I I Centerfielder, Don -
more in the fourth, before break. middleweights, 'checked lit his ring paraphernalia hereat 'opened Sunday's game 1 R QUIZ I If
ing loose with a terrific 14-run NAS this week in a try at civilian life. Patterson has won a circuit-clout, but the Navy
niche for himself, both locally and nationally! in and short-lived Eglm _
outburst in the fifth frame CWA Navy amateur was as ,
entered the scoring column in the boxing circles Definitely one of the most promising ring ar- I' up on a hit coupled with I 1-orittt }Press S..rvi" IC
top half of the sixth with three tists in the armed services, Pat, still a young lad, has a bright Navy miscues. i usually celebrate on
runs. Line score. future ahead in the squared circlePoundin' NAS went ahead 4-2 'a Day, but these two
CWA. .. 000 003 316 : ------ Air Force put together a fought a heavyweight
NAS .' ... 301 5(14)( 23 14 4 and two singles to tie boxing match in '
-- Pat's again. NAS put the game II Nevada, on that day L
Departure i in the eighth frame, and they }-.
Tigers DrubbedBy staved otf a ninth inning did the middle initial :f

Leaves Huge Ring VacuumAnother in Kenesaw M. Landin' '

CollegiansPitcher I i Jax Skeet 1 Crew \, \;
empty pair of boxing gloves* hang from the horse, established the

walls at the Jacksonville Naval Au Station gym, after Clifton', Cops Tampa Title for the Kentucky .{
Jerry Ruise who chalked I If I
(Pat) Patterson, hammer-fisted middleweight bowed from
up nineteen strikeouts, proved I called one of the moat
too much for the NAS Tiger base- the local spoitlight last week, I I Blasting a total of 469 out of man, It occurs .
ball squad last Saturday at St. -in March 01 this year Joe- Martin -- -- possible 500 clay pigeons, the i Indiana, on Me ,
Augustine as the Florida Nor- NAS's jolting lightweight Fine Record i Navy skeet combo made its I Name the event ,,' ; ,
mal Industrial College nine handed color-bearer left a hole in the The NAS chloroformer was le- debut in grand style by Army wide tourna
the locals their second set- squared-circle ranks when he beled" champion material after his I the service division crown recently concluded at r'' ,
back of the season, 6-0. stepped from the fistic scene via first mix in '46, when he took a Florida state shoot held at I Kansas TNMEItS '. i
Still shooting for their first vic- the discharge route. unanimous round decision over I Field, Tampa, last weekend.Ed .\ u I
the has it Jimmy Jackson at Bainbridge, Varner of the locals ,
tory m the current campaign, the Although grapevine {> JUII.v.oq a4.L '4
Md Patterson then high individual honors in the
that Patterson is back skyrocketedinto
Tiger nine will meet the Jack- ';),)BJ 1t.
sonville Harlem Square Giantson soon, "Chips" Chipparoni and prominence by hanging up ice bracket with an almost 0OS stiodeuelpul '. 'j
Mason Field Sunday afternoonat Harold Ewing, station ring coaches win after win. He won his next able 99x100 tally. Second '
I uJ 1 XnMW4iYY| | | Eupnuriow :
man on the NAS team was
match with a rocking 2-round T.
1430 in their first home appearance will have a vacancy which 'ZplTB ;
this year. In an earlier will be hard to fill in their stable. K. O. over Joe King, Pensacola, hand Bill Arthur who nqJO '1 -
but l lost the following fray to Al 97 birds. Bill Hartley
Posts Stirring Record
encounter the Jax Giants -
de- ---
feated the locals, 8-4. Behind him, Patterson is leav- Wilson in an unpopular verdict, 90; Nick Gallitano, 91,,and
Although the Tigers threatenedto ing an impressive record. Chalking Patterson erased Bill Hanratty in Eddington rounded out the At Homo v :
Navv aggregations winning
score in four different up 12 triumphs in 16 matches three heats to get his first crack
the first, third, fifth and seventh innings, seven of them K. O victories. The I at Goerish. in the Tn-District finals with Jack a 92 Ba.rleon. NARTU's ; Days
the outstanding pitching of Ruise square shouldered middleweighttook and
tive Officer, captain
was too much. the count only once in his I Recovering from the loss to his of the 1949 NAS skeet i Tars of the
The winners. held scorelessand entire campaign and ..dropped I hex, Pat went on a winning spree. present is forming a NARTU wind up their pres
hitless by Tiger moundsmanGene three slim decisions in his other Taking the A,A.U. tryouts at the which he expects to unveil r.L"l home stand with a
Stanley for three innings, losses. I Jax ball park last June, he went i' local range within the next Sunday with the
opened up in the fourth and put In his most recent achievement, the distance to gain the nod over weeks Other members on the Spinners .
together three singles and a walkto Poundin' Pat snared the 6th Na- 'Joe Solone and smacked his way tion team besides those who '. Tars clash with \
shove three scores over the val District crown with a sensational I with a 2-round technical knock- In the recent. tourney are tonight at the Jax ball ,
plate. A single and two-bagger in second round knockoutover out over Carl Wilson Jacksonville i bert Pistole and Herbert I I final of their four- '"
the seventh added another tally George Mills two weeks ago. and rocked Johnny Geise to Although several service and then play host
for the collegians In the bottom He is also the holder of the 1948 sleep in two settos to take the are on tap for the near Friday, Saturday anl
half of the eighth, two Normal Southeastern Colored A A. U. A.A.U. middleweight laurels. main event on this season's i :
men drew walks and came home I middleweight title which he won He stretched his streak to seven schedule is the Lordship ,I -- -- -
on a double into center fieldLinksmen in Jacksonville last June. with a pair of decisions over An- Connecticut, In -which the j I
-x- Jinx Takes Its Toll In FinaleIn dy Casey, Green Cove Springs, a copped second place last year Crcgo '
his last outing Patterson 3-round nod over Johnny O. meet. is slated to take place I -
Suffer tangled with Phil Goerish, 8th Hearn, Pensacola, and a 1-round ing the middle of June Play
Naval District champ, in a bid for K.O. over Tony Freeman,"Pensa- The Nationals, another I I
Pair Of SetbacksJax the South-Central middleweightberth cola. Freddie Townsend, Coco which every birdbuster'sets flimshed with low
and lost in a close decision. i Solo's top middleweight, halted eye, U also on the locals' I Grego won low net
Navy's golf aggregation It was Goerish, who, after kissingthe 'Patterson with a right to the jaw I i ule, later on this season I the 'Class A division
canvas twice, won the tn-district in the second round of their I Jax-Navy clay-splitters took Officers Wives'
dropped two matches last week- I
end bowing to Stetson University -:I title go at Great Lakes Ill, scheduled 3-rounder to snip the place in the National service play over the local ,
and Camp LeJeune by identical in 1948 ovef the local gladiator skein I in 1948. I low
gross nonors in

go In, scores number the LeJune, 216.one man meet on, Tony the NAS Gre- I I FASRON Six Leads National Loop Softballers; I I! score Marlvn Alberta was O'Keef Isobe Fury.

five tied with Carl Adams of i ,

honors the Marines, each garnering for low a 77.medalist.! Marines and CPO's Tied! In American Play Class' C gaining gross( with low ,"-

Grego teamed with Bill Kor _. x- .
reset to gain a 2 points for Jax Displaying a record of seven them to a one run tie in seven ing VF-82, 16-3, behind! the |
Navy in the Saturday match victories, and still unbeaten after innings. However, the khaki clad bined hurling of Earl Shorts
while Doc Henderson and Bill four weeks of stiff competition, boys managed to score 'in the and Buzz Brostrorn). ,
Williams picked up 3 counters. I FASRON Six of the National lea- '' eighth to win 2-1, Marine mounds seemed to be a big day for 'lLllf.-The proudest.
Amil Furry and Bob ,Thiel reg. gue circuit now leads the field man Ed Bucherich fanned 11 cellar-dwellers, for Supply is Dennis Morgan.
istered a single'point for the lo in the all-station softball tourna- ComFair men, and allowed three won their first made an honorary
:als in the defeat. ment, which includes twenty four hits to gain credit for the win. seven trys by winning over uniform and all
\ ine preceeding Friday at De competing nines. The same afternoon the CPO's 135 5-4. NARTU registered Louis Browns. Mor
land, Sonny Timey and Hank 'I The top-notch squadron sot t- collected ten bingles off VF-131's tory number five in a semi-pro baseb.ill',
Mercer took individual honors for I ballers chalked up their seventh Stretch Austin; to down the &: R, 7-3, behind the with the Brownies
Stetson with tallies of 72, while. win in downing VF.8llast Thurs squadron team, 14.2. hurling of Red Williams In day at their winter,
.. Gre: o again started for NAS witha day, 4-0, behind the two.hit hurl- VA-44 chalked up win numbersix final game, VF-43 sank ': In Burbank, Calif
76 ing of ace pitcher Bruce Arm- by humbling VU, 6-1, Ordnance 9.6.The .__ __ ___
, Against the Stetson squad, Gre- br+lrester. In the American league, and Gunnery hurler Jesse preceding Wednesday, N. V. ,Phil Silvers,
: go and Korresel picked up a half the Chief Petty Officers and Ma- Allen went the full route Mon- 85 thumped Comfair, 10.7; to see ya"' comedian,
point, Furry and Henderson registered rines are still deadlocked for the day and allowed only four hitsto rines shut out VU, 11-0; land a job as at
r.. a 2 and Thiel and Bill lead position with seven victoriesand shut out VF-42 7-0. Dispen- trounced the Photo Lab : 'the Brooklyn Dodg
, Barnes a recent addition to the one setback each. sary behind the pitching of VF-4 l defeated VF-131, 9.5; desired. He's that
f" station squad, tallied 3'i' for the Close Race John Farrell, who gave up two nance and Gunnery downed played several "
locals I Close behind; the FASRONitesin safeties, triumphed over VA-85, pensary 7.1; and' the CPO's before donning ,
I' The Jax-Navy squad is slated the National are Hospital witha I 8-3 In the remaining tilt, VF-45 VF-45, 13.3.
to match divots with Georgia 6-1 skein and VF-43, boastinga I trounced Photo Lab, 9-2 A week ago Tuesday,
State in Atlanta next Saturday.x record of 5-1, Third place in I Celler .Dwellers Win Johnson tossed VF-133 to a X. Y.- A testimonial
the American is now held by VA- I Five games were played In the triumph over Police, Syracuse Univers
'. Cowboy: 'V'nos your closemouthed 44 with a record of six wins and National league last Thursdaywith only two bingles; FASRON &(' Edward H .(Ned) ,
friend over there?" only one loss. FASRON's 4-0 shutout over defeated VF 43, 6.4; VF his" years of service
,. Cowgirl] "He ain't closemouthed In last Monday's competition, VF-81 proving to be one of the dumped VF-41, 8.6.; here June 3. Ten
* He's waiting for the the league leading Marines came closest encounters of the week. drubbed Supply, 25-3; VI< has signified that ,'.
t. janitor to come back with the close to an upset when a sup The Station Police annexed their sank O &: R, 4-2.; and at the end ot this :
.' apitoon." I posedly weak ComFair nine held first win' of the reason by defeat- took an 8-4 tilt from VF-8i. / .... ,
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