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t .' VOL.. 7-No. 14 7 July 1949
Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville and Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District
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UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA
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Top-Flight Ring Talent
To Feature Benefit Card
pi11IW4* 1i* $ Senior Scouts Navy And Army Gladiators
.,.. Show RespectsAs : To Strut Wares For Fans
a parting token of appreciation -
for hospitality extendedby
the Navy to the Senior Boy One ot the finest boxing programs ever; assembled. featuring -
Scouts who concluded their I ton-noUh Navy. Army and civilian pugilists, will pn>-
third annual rendezvous last I vide action galore at the Coast Guard; Building Fund benefit -
Saturday at NAS a trophy Alvin card to be presented at the Jacksonville Arena next
was presented to Capt.
I, Malstrom commanding offiler I I Wednesday night at :2T( : 0.
of :>NAS by Kenneth Bliss Sponsored by the ;Naval' Air Station __ u-
Jr. apprentice sea scout of Tallahassee i Physical Training and Rec're- Navy ringmen. Qui lIun will !lIot
I ation Department, the card has all against Alex Borrego, one ot Pete
Engraved with the Captains I I the ear,marks of a spectacular dis.play l..lo.1 most promising prospects
name and date t of the "E'ndezI I : of ring warfare headlined by In an added attraction Bob
vous the trophy was presentedto 'probably the finest array of nonprofessional Per kips. Cec.il Field middleweight
Captain Malstrom as a surprise I I talent to appear in a who fought under NAS Colors several -
gesture last Thursday local ring years ago will clash with
sa Witnessing the ceremonv were A double headliner will be in Glover Cameron Green Cove inI./.
W. A, Dobson regional execu- store for fight fan. In a lung three-round tilt Perkins has been
4 r *yJ tive of Scout Region Six and awaited rematch ex-Navv;' lightweight idle for months while Cameron.
M. G, Boswell, deputy regional' Joe Martin will meet the 'I has been tossing plenty of leather
executive, and I.t John T I aggressive Charleston! warrior, His most recent engagement wad
Montgomery. who has been : I Johnny Craven in a scheduledthreerounder with Cecil Johnson at the Armory
serving two weeks annual and Pounding Pat tlev.'ralo'et"I
the regional dendepvous middleweight, will climb throughthe the I'MQ! lax Golden Gloves
About 375 sea air and explorer with L1Iwl'elH't' champ
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:M\V: COMFAIKJXX tormerssotanl Deputy thief of scouts attended this yearsdendevous I Jones Fort Benning All-Arniv 'l'wu Ilrbvyssrixht I I-'ra.\I' > On 1'1&1'
Naval Operations Air) Reardm. John II Ca..sady has taken here The rendezvous : middleweight king. In a pair ot heavyweight! brawls
over command of Meet Air Jacksonville was first! held in 19-45 at Martin-('raten Meet N'Abs John Mi'kav. Florida .\,\U
the Charleston ;Navy' S'an'd but Martin and Graven made ring heavyweight champ and Buddy
in 1946 it was moved to NAS history here, in Jacksonville during \\.pstpr. Jacksonville! Police Gym
Adm. Cassady Takes CommandOf where it has now become almost the recent Gulden Gloves tournament ', product are :scheduled. tor three
A tradition The scouts when they kept a full rounds in the second unlimited
came here from Florida GeorgU house on its feet throughout a class tussle. Shirley Hawkinstieen .
Fleet Air Jacksonville TodayHear I l ;North' and South Carolina, gruelling three-heat battle withC'11I.n ( Co\es highly tuuteJ heavy
emerging the new lightweight will m e t.t Juhnnv' Allen, an outstanding -
Golden Gloves ihanip. Fort Berrnmg heavvontliiued -
More Parking Space
Adm. John ] I. ('a :\ady officially t.s&umed iom- Patterson after a brief absence. ((' on Page&: 2))
will make his first local I -
nand of Fleet Air Jacksonville at an impressive change ol- Underway For Planes since rejoining the I local ap".al"8t1l'e staff
command ceremony early this morning/ at the flag staff in The Navv; c'hlurofollJll'r has Boxing Tickets
Constitution of :3 8OO '
front of the Administration building squareyarc6i ,amassed an envious moid' Junta'
All air group squadron and _. of pal king at i oiiimcHlations is a violent KO, artist I In the Now Available
Fleet AIM rail' Service squadron erations ( Air)I. for planes at the ;Naval' An Station Doughboy ranks and battled his
commanders ot Fleet units at NASJacksonville ; Chief of Staff Frank T. Ward which began June, :Jli is expected way to the Army title by cutting 'llcktts: for tin stai -studded
and Cecil Held and who relit'ved Capt, Charles It Lee down all the opposition in his path boxing card slated next Wednesday -
Naval Air Station officers plus a 1 recently. his been acting Commander to be completed by Aug His bout with the local mittman Julv 13 at the Arena
contingent from each Meet air Fleet Air JacksonvilleIhe list .29, according to Comdr E. should be one of the best of the in Jacksonville ait now on
Commander, Heel Air J. Publicorks officer,
new ev ening
unit were on hand to witness the sale at the Jax Air News
ceremony Jacksonville served here before. Erection of four line Quonset Another farmlar face around building !910: Tickets are alai
R.liecrs JMirglu from May 1942 until March 1941a : :I huts for Fleet Air Service Squadrons these parts which has been absent available at the Oveihaul. and
Chief of Staff and Aide to the will be started the first weekin for a while and is slat.'d fur an Repair department Duiatssell
Former assistant Deputy Chiefof Chief Air Operational I Training\ i August, important role is ('on Quillon a for $1 00. plus: tax.
Naval Operations ( Air), Ad- A nearer of the Navy gold With approximately. 30 men ranking lightweight among top
naval Casasdy succeeds Rear Ad- wings for more than 20 years. Ad-
the the parking -
working on project
miral Calvin T. Durgin who is miral Cassady commanded the
now- Deputy Chief of Naval- OpDon't famous Saratoga aircraft during the carrier war. U commanding .S,S-. types area of planes which:, will is being be used constructed by all- Dean Hudson's Band To Play I
west of the existing parkingarea
Throw the big carrier in four
Away near Hangar 113,
major operations( At Dance Parties Next Week I
Following the war the new fleet Extension of the present parking -
Those Pop Bottles I air commander gained nation-wide area at an expenditure of $18-
One of the leading dance bandsin
72719 has ben awarded bv the
Approximately:>0 a month, attention as commander of "Op..ration ing fur the otticeis and their
;Navy' Department to the Duval this section, Dean Hudson and
Blizzard" test of .
which could be put to good use a Navy guests: : at the Offll.Club Monday -
for welfare and recreation is lost equipment under told weather conditions Engineering i /: and Constr'in tion Co,. his 14-ple"e orchestra, will play evening and providing the
the sub At..tit. Jacksonville lowest of three bidders lor dancing here Monday and
to the Naval Air Station bv carelessness in legions music for the enlisted 11I..11'H
of statIOn personnel who in the North Allan tit Tuesday of next week pei form, dance Tuesday at the Anchora e.
fail to return soft drink bottles.it Well known in this area, Dean
has been levealed Y Hudson is coining here direct
Just by the siniplt) pro <.dun. ol iron the Hotel Sheraton at Daytona -
plating soft dunk bottles. valuedat Beach where he is presently
the dance with
two cents apiece, back in then
racks, the station would saythis his: daily renditions of smooth
and i rhythmic tmisuOfticers '.
: club numbers. and
Shallow boat divc. st'nt offthe'
then guests who attend 1.lJdaolght'I
boat facility pier to recovel'&oft
drink, bottles discarded therehave dance which gets underway
recovered a total of 287 at 2000 and ends at midnight
247 will, also have the opportunity ,)l
cases of bottles including:
dinner which will be served front
cases of whole bottles and 40 cases
of broken bottles This amounts !1900 until 2200.
Tuesday night's get together fur
to some 7,000 bottles thrown into
the brink at the boat facility: deck the enlisted men at thenchor-
will find Dean Hudson playing '
since the base was l'Oml1l1S lunt'd.Commissary age
4 y for dancing from 2000 until
0 :2400 The Hudson band featuresas
t ,., ro. vocalists the Sherry sisters: .
Store r -5, ?
Kenny Martin and Lenny Love
Reveals New Hours 's <0a j ,w1 and the Hudson Glee club
mfg' ---- -x----
Effective Thursday July 7. th* .ts
Commissary Store will be closet (Y Civilian Ferry Boat
every Thursday alt..moon instead Schedule
3Y S s Changes
4" 'I" e
*' of Wednesday it has been "lli-
"' .; "' tally revealel A change in operating schedule
-... Ships Service activities" will tie (>f the civilian Ferry Boat operating -
between B t>lles School husk
closed during Saturday inspectionsand :
will open IriimeiJiati'ly follow \ h an.llA has been amnumel: .-f-
Jl fective JulY t ti,
... ing such imptcti HIS Following
The but leaves Boll 1i dock itiHi2r
..., are the new hours for the Con u.
'f I :) and 070) end departs trout
: ._':r 0500-140)* ; Thursday. Oi'I). cami| gel ready to shove off from the NAS boat dock for a trip down the St Johns: to visit the submarine
120: ; Friday. f 041) ),110). inl Saturdiy [ USS Haddock and destroyer .escort l/SS MiClelUnd; The Lads: are In the midst of an eight- can ha obtained from Kmpi -
t OHO')-12'M' week trjMitm; iauii now r ,)ye" S-rvKvM. Uuilling IIOGet .
a'age Two JAX AIR NEWS
Cooperation Being Sought HereIn I t Classified Bulletin I
Bulletin will be accepted only until space I IB filled., Call ext 82M.
Requests Of Medical AttentionDue SALE home. For gentleman. Mr*. Stlpp,
,t2P Thayer combination stroller and baby 22'l Arapahoe, phone 2-3420.
buggy Chief: J. H. Smith *t 1411-B with Bath, furnished for
Child Street or at Boat Facility working couple, Mr. Shepherd,
to the shortage of Medical Officers in the Navy all Naval Hot Water Heater. Kerosene, com- 2326 Park. .
3-room Cottage with bath. Partly fur- '
personnel should instruct their dependents to limit their requests for $20.plete Bicycle with tank 26",,good drum condition.and aland.$15. nlshed. electric refrigerator.'. $40 a ,; ,"rt,+a '.<
medical-officer services to actual need it has been propounded by Outboard motor $15 to $25. Cicero month Completely furnished $45 a _
Capt. C. M. Shaar. Naval Hospital commanding officer. Shop 3414-A. OltR2564, month.: 2819 Doric. Ortega. HowardZanPelt. ,." '., .:
for tale. Male cocker spaniel, phone 2-9771. ';
The mission of the Dependents'Unit three-week old pain. This lack of sold. black color. A.K.C. reglsteied. Unfurnished 3-Room Apartment with ;
11 months old. Commander Turner, tile bath and shower $60 month. Mrs; '
at the Naval Hospital. Jacksonville I consideration is unfair to those Quarters I, Ext. 335. Rodgers 2-9935. ',:
is to care for the health 'patients with appointments, and White Pal Beach double-breasted suit Furnished Apartment, near stones and t
iif Navy dependents. This mission +who are really sick. trousers, 31 length, 33 waist, coat busses. Mrs. Tuich. phone 27396.
2 Bedrooms, furnished. 1 block from
37, $15. Model A dark room lamp
it has been pointed out, is being I I I The Dependent's Hospital is established with 4 wrettan film, $3. R. R. Lewis, Roosevelt Blvd. Reasonable Use' (,t
furiously obstructed by a lack of to care for dependents' 1223-B Hancock. Ext. 349. whole house. gill. electricity Hem.
the of the ''1' Car Radio. Reasonable Mrs. S. D. man, 33J8 Randall St. Phone 8-9192.
cooperation on part patients requiring hospitalization. These
Groves. 4633 Wheeler. Phone 2-4279: 3-Room Unfurnished Apartment.
attending the Dependents'l I'I patients are cared for by the same : '41 Plymouth. Reupholsteied. new Herring, phone 4-3248.
Unit. I doctors working in the clinic, so I paint. Good running condition. 3- Front Room tingle and double In "rl-
Clinic is estab- that the doctor know aa much door sedan. Mrs W. H, Clinton, vate home. Convenient to Base.
The I 1417-B Child St. Reasonable. MI".. Lee Schultz<< 1441
lished to take care of an medical I! about his patients' cases as is pos Studio Couch with chairs to match. Allandale A\'.. Pohne -5930.
and surgical problems that do not sible. 'Cooperation of patients who 1237-A Hancock. NAS. Madden Ext. Furnished 2-Bedroom Apartment In Ortega.
require hospitilizatlon.!! About'''do I not have to see the doctor 1m- CHIEF OF STAFF .ActingCommander 8252. Electrically equipped kitchen.
'48 Chevrolet station wagon, less than $75 per month. Couple only. E. B.
4.000 1 patients are seen in this |''mediately' is requested. Later ap- Fleet Air Jacksonville :5.000 miles. Sell for cash $1,600. I William phone 2-4110 Saturday or
clinic every month by several doctors 'pointments can be secured if re- since he relieved Capt. Call after 1800. Fowler. 8-2514.: Sunday after 1400 week day.
(usually just 5)). This means :quested. Consideration should be Charles L. Lee June 28, Capt. For sale Portable Easy Washer Good 2-Room month and Upstairs utilities.Apartment Mrs, l.. George$30 a
should 10 to shown doctors who must carry Frank T. Ward his condition. Mrs. Cornellussen. Building I
that each patient get now assumes 803. Apartment S Ext. 685. 2863 Phone
15 minutes appointment time with out their duties of caring for sick role of Chief of Staff of Fleet G.E. Table Top Range: Perfect. $40. F .h Jrpa t.7-4138j.oom. and
the medical officer\ leaving him i patients and answering emergencies .i Air Jacksonville with the arri- China Cabinet Table Top $15: Small bath with shower Nell Davis Reaufh,
at night, on week-ends and' unpainted vanity and bench, $S. Mrs. Clinton Drive Orange Park,
time for emergencies or spend val of the new Fleet Air Com-
f;. R. White Jr. 4742 Sunderland For Rent. 2 Cool Room In Murray
longer time if the patient requires.But holidays. I mander, Admiral Cassady. Rd., Lakeshore. Phone 8-5610. Hill. Newly decorated. $5 and M. .
this has not been the case, I I Shortage of Doctors -- Double-barreled 1. C, Smith shot-gun, Davis, 3615 Mayflower; Phone &-513f.
the reason being that the patientsdo 30" barrel. Modified and full choke. HELP
with the appointment I I Personnel seeking treatment or 12-gauge. Lt. Harris Ext. 26. Cecil I Wanted Home for 4 small kitten.
not cooperate advice can also call by telephone. Station Band Field. I Mr. Carr. phone 8-1944!
system. i!, Thayer Collapsible Baby Carriage Ex- Lost. Lady' yellow, gold Hamilton
Needed ] If the call is an emergency, it cellent condition $JO. Robert Ed- watch Inscription on back. Reward.
Cooperation '' must be made wards. 1411 Joseph St., phone 3-1867-J. Mrs. George R. Freeman. Phone
with the early enough *
Failure to cooperate Plays At USOThe '46 Mercury with new tires. radio &-2910.Wanted.
appointment system at the Hospital that arrangements can be made heater and fog lights.< Perfect condition to Share Expense and help
halt led doctors to see more for appointments. Frequently the J. M. Barbee, .Shope drive for party going to Johnstown.
Relief Nurse solve OAR. 818:1'1 I Pa. Leaving approximately July 11.
without appointmentsthan Navy can some I
patients Air Station dance orchestrawill For sale. '41 Mercury convertible Tom Boaley,' Vt indie Hotel. Phone
those with one. Many dependents problems. furnish the music for the pe. A-l condition. Sherman Ext.. 6-.W1.:
make appointment, but )I In the appeal for cooperation' first weekly dance to be held 654. -xSailor -
do not keep them, it has been It is also asked that children who j Friday at the new servicemen'sUSO Several 1 thoroughbred household rocker articles.spaniel Reasonable.black,
revealed. This means that any have contagious diseases not be club located over the Beach A.K.C.. registered 8 months old. Mn
'(,ne' doctor may see 50 or more 1 brought to the clinic. Such procedure bus station in Jacksonville. Milliards, 4541-A Claven St., Dewey. Recruits
patients in one day, and only five' is not fair to other) Park.
paI I i Dancing will begin at 2000 and For Sale-1938 Ford coupe In good
result the doctor
the next. As a tients. The doctor should
I last until 2330. Very Reasonable.
cannot give adquate attention to called for such cases. It Is also Dancing partners Call Ext 8184 or 2-3420. Enjoy Full CardJune
will be hand for those who
all patients in one day. He finds suggested that naval personnel on RENT
himself wasting time the next day' visiting or intending to visit the I wish to dance while others can 3-Room Furnished Apartment clone 30 marked a red letter day
waiting for patients who have Hospital get a copy of the Clinic enjoy themselves at many games to.NAS route. Utilities furnished S65 In the lives of 100 seaman recruits -
month. Mrs. Barrett. 3225 ,
failed to keep appointments. schedule and follow it. I now available at the center. I phone -3783, Mayflower now undergoing an eight
Any emergency will be treated : The Navy Medical department ia"' The new USO club which will Nice room, with two meals, private week reserve training cruise with
as such when necessary. Sometimes short of doctors and In the coming hold its formal opening with a the Naval Air Reserve Training
it happens that an emergency months will probably be more so. big celebration in the near future, i i Dedication Services Unit at NAS Jacksonville.
: that has taken part of thedoctor's Full cooperation on the part of all, I will be open between 1000 and Set At All-Saints' I'I, First the young sailor, all
time from a sick patient :I is necessary to reap the full benefits 2330 with checking service and I A special service at which time school boys and graduates 17
with an appointment, turns out to of services' offered to Naval showers available. ,both children and adults will be years of age and older received
lea, child that has had a cold for personnel and their dependents Suitable suggestions for improvements dedicated to God and the Christianway their first two-week pay check,
two weeks or a person with a seeking medical attention. I of the club will be of life will be held at AllSaints' and secondly' they motored in a
Navy launch from NAS to Naval
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- invited to drop in for a visit Chapel next Sunday morn- Reserve Training Center, South-
rfN NOT during their liberty in town. Ing at 1045.Personnel. side Armory, where they toured
NEW NUGGETSIF I
-x- I wishing to'a vallI i l the center, the submarine U.SS.
fM.AJJiI I II ITS A GIRL OR IF IT'S |I themselves of this opportunity are Haddock and the destroyer escort
BOYCongratulations- and I Duval 4-II Girls Invited to confer with Chaplain U.SS. McClelland.
we offer our services to in Hold Here Francis} Lee Albert. I| The 100 recruits accompanied by
: Camp .
C.x'tFTEI Lcdr. T. E. officer incharge
I II IIL selecting all tiie things that a I Ziegler,
newcomer will need We have Approximately 100 Duval County I of the training program.
a full line of infant needs! 4-H girls are now holding their Ring TalentContinued i and Lt. J.V.. Baumprardner and
... JA gowns, shirts dresses, five-day 1949 camp here at the I Lcdr. Harry Nearing began their
tuts 'bonnets and blankets for Naval Air Station. ( from Page 1)) tours of the two locally based!! craft
good ole' fashion County Fair ture cool nights. All prices blbS'1 During their stay here the 4- weight.Jax early last Thursday morning '
if f n tap for July 7 at the Recreation within your budget.On Hers, who arrived Monday and Navy's young Eddie Martin The tours were part of the training -
will meet Jacksonville's program
Hall. There will be many sale every Thursday at I depart Friday, will be conductedon I' toughest i undertaken by the
featherweight' when he locks horns
games: of chance to try your luck the NOT NEW SHOP in the a general tour of the base and i ii youngsters from this area attend
(,n. Arrange your date book to Hobby Shop Building from will take a boat trip to Green i i with Raymond Dinpman. Both' ing the training camp here with
include this big fun event at 1930. 1000 until 1400. i Cove Springs to visit the Navy's fighters are rugged stylists. NARTU. Young men attending
7.Another. ) By popular demand a rematch the camp, which opened June 20
mothball I ,
fleet. between Johnny Aspinwall and :' and will close August:; 14, will be
beach party is scheduled i Bobby Harris, Jax welterweights, given an opportunity to learn at
for July 12. The Navy will has also been carded for next first har.d all about the Naval AirReserve
funi>h transportation to take patients Wednesday night. LaVerne Shee. program.
to and from the beach. ley meets Fred Starling in another During their training grind the *
Those who went on last month'sLeach welter battle. In the featherweight recruits will receive a seaman re.
trip know this Is strictly a I ranks, cruit's base
[ Charley Dedmon pay of $75 per month
4.0 affair. The Red Cross canS I mixes with Johnny Hay man and I and may live at the NARTU barracks -
teen corps really prepares good I Sonny Hoyt meets Ben Thomas. or may live at home."I .
chow and :Mre Towers gives a gra I I Tickets for the
program, which ----- -- --- -
(';fiotm welcome to Atlantic Beach. ',, sell for
$1.00, plus tax which also LOVE MY HUSBAND BECAUSE
Sin at the Recreation office 1
up entitles patrons to a chance on an : He buys Savings Bond
Monday July 11 is tournamenttime (,RCA radio, go on sale today at regularly every payday through
again. It's pinochle this | the Jax Air News and Overhauland automatic Payroll Savings, wherehe )
round. At the Recreation Hall Repair. works."
Christian, TN finds Therapy time to F make A,
fancy cigarette boxes out of plas- I 4tH'J; O jjjrnrjjris'vj.
ti(!. He has cut his family monogram -
on the cover. N. L. Praethr -
has made a novel plastic bric-
a-brac corner. To complete the
project he has made matching ceramic a MAINSIDE AUDITORIUM 4
vases to fit the size of the
shelves I.. Pope is at it again, Movies: Weekdays-1730. and 2000; week.ends-IUG and 2<.H.)..
this time it is a pipe rack and humidor THURSDAY
All pipe collectors will be "TRAILS END'V with Johnny Mack Brown and his trained horse,
interested in Mr. Pope's FRIDAY ,
__ project "HOUSE OF STRANGERS", starring Richard Conte and Susan
Jax Air News SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
"BLACK' MAGIC", featuring Orson Welles and Nancy Guild. '
Editorial Office\ MONDAY
South Wing, Lower Deck "HELL FIRE", with William Elliot and Mary Winsor. ,
Bldg. 030 TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
Telephone extension-9184 I "LOOK FOR A SILVER LINING", starring June Haven and Ray
A-,4rw II. fl.aey, UlUr; Bolger.MONDAY.
!>.. l.....l. .'DL, ('.r& PiM-.or. AA, /
the JAX AIR NEWS .It published AT OFFICERS' CLUB ONE OF A UICA'S FINEST
weekly .t the U. S.. Naval Air Station MUSICAL ORGANIZATIONS
Jacksonville. Florida and print. I ,
ed commercially with non-approprlateu Ir
fund tt no expense to the government DEANHUDSON
and In compliance with SecNav Circular
Letter 45-1918 dated 12 December 1945. r
Copies are distributed tree of charge \
a kt the Naval Air Station the Naval
Air Keene Training Unit Naval Aux. I s
Salary Air Station. Cecil field, and the ,1 i.V'MyW
U, S. Naval Hospital.The ._ _
SCOUTS HONORED-Patches are presented to Flotilla' leaders r Featuring tft* r. -i
JAX AIR NEWS U
a .ncmbcr of
the Snips' Editorial Association and of the third annual Senior Scout rendezvous, held at the tfarWl.;( SHERRY SISTERS' l
the pKMiurtfon Aimed Forces of mateilal Press So from nice.these Re- Air Station by Lt. John F. Montgomery Commodore of the en ALSO .. r. "
sources must bear a credit line. RepubIkallon campment. Leaders, left to right are: Charles Collins of Greens- II W .
service publication of other matter I III prohibited, except without by boro, N. C., Joe Ay cock of Carrollton, Ga., and Joe Long of Winter KENNY MARTIN LENNY LOVf t Tuesday atAnchorage 1
pei mission tl Editor JAX AJR- Haven, Fla. Nearly 400 sea, air and explorer scouts attended the I THE HUDSON GLEE CLUB
7 July 1949 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three
1.9 1- And They Don't Leave The Ground
Plane Control Know-How StudiedAt
Operational Flight Trainer Class
Familiarization of the operational characteristics and maintenanceof
F6F, PBM and PB4Y-2 is being closely studied by eleven men
and one woman now undergoing a 16-week Instruction course at the
Operational Flight Trainer School of the Naval Air Technical Training -
.'Of'\, Unit here at NAS.
The sixth class of enrollees at -
the school, who began their course previously J located here Two of
June 8, are being briefed on the I 1 the trainers, a PBM and F6F, installed -
fundamentals of the Operational I at NAS school are used for
Flight Trainer which encompassesthe I teaching advanced personnel maintenance -
theory of flight, aircraft Instruments and operation. Classes
instrument flight, '' are held from 0745 till 1630 Monday -
mathematics, and special electronic through Friday with a slx-
circuit applications 'minute rest period every hour.
I I Pilots Taught I Familiarization of PBM-5 aircraft -
I Designed as a result of the de- I PBM-5 operation flight
velopments carried on during the ; trainer, operational check, motor
war under the auspices of the Bu- units and motor control system,
reau of Aeronautics, the Opera- I flight circuits, engine circuits,
GROUND CONTROL PLEDGEES tional Flight Trainer is devised tofamiliarize power supplies, routine maintenance -
I It and combat
flight adjustments mechanical'alignment
Without making solo flights, students
.W crews with the operation of specific 1' and trouble-shooting in
school at the Naval Air Technicalin
3 type aircraft under very near- the PBM Operational Flight Trainer -
the Operational Flight Trainer ly actual conditions, and with entire are all studied by students
school at the Naval Air Technical dependence on Instruments. | Also studied In the Electronics
}. Training Center learn what makes | The class is taught under the school'< are familiarization with
supervision of Charles Blanc, a physical layout of PB4Y-1
I : Operation -
Link Trainers click. of .
Operation con- I Western Electric Company engr Flight Trainer and maintenance -
trols and instrument response is here I veer, who is assisted by Maurice problems peculiar to the PB4-
being demonstrated to students by Halphep. TDC, senior instructor; Y-2 Operational Flight Trainer
I I Anlh Schiavone, TDC, assistant
flight trainer instructors. Receiving in- my I Students in the present class include -
j senior instructor; Robert Merrells,
ruction in the cockpit of a PBM from +''TDC', Joseph D. Driscoll TD1; James C. Price ADC;
Lt. A. J. Beaudoin, officer in charge, and Mortimer Edwards, TD3. Gerald E. Skelton. ANC; Lester
R Morgan, TDC; Earl C. Bohal),
Lt.A. J, Beaudoin officer in I'
( No. 1)) is TD1 the ,
photo Marge Mee. ,charge of the training unit also ADC; Ray E. Matzek, TD2; Harry
:;x; lone girl student. In photo No. 2 Marge has administrative aides and assistants P. Ponnessen, ADI; James O.
Mee gets tips of fundamental principlesof >> I' including Everett L. Duty, I, Weeks. TD3; Robert B Clay, TD3;
flight in an F6F from Charles Blane, SN; Evln E. Brock, SN; Donald E. John W. Fossett, TD3; Jack R.
training supervisor, front, and James i Hilton, AN, and Polly Ann Scat- Mates, TNI; Charles R Riggs,
Price, ADC. In picture No. 2 Ray Mat- tergood, secretary TNA1, and Marge E. Mee, TD1
zek, TD2, keeps in touch with the night Work Explained -- --
via radio. As explained by training supervisor Women's Club Members
Charles Blanc, simulation of
I, ft ship in flight may be experienced Visit Station July 4
Baptist Pledges try the student in the trainer !i I
. wkkedT i I by electrical circuits and mechan- More than 100 members of the
1 Being Collected 'ICAlly operated apparatus registering board of directors of the National
;; reading and the "feel" on the Federation of Business and Pro-
Notes controls. Used for teaching combat fessional Women's Clubs which .
// Employees here at NAS are
tllin9 I crews In England, specifications closed it's one week convention
J' again reminded that they may pay of a "silloth" trainer were Tuesday in Jacksonville were visitors -
their pledge payments on the :accepted by the Bureau in October aboard the station Monday
'r Baptist Hospital Building) FyncJ! 1941. Working with American July 4The .
'Manufacturers the )Bureau of Aeronautics
'i NAHTU to representatives at the station similarto I women's group included
following a design
delegates and club representatives
at Public Works ,
Employees can the Silloth
} from all 48 states and Alas-
contact Ralph T. Mosely; Over and developed first a PBM1 and ka and Hawaii
NARTU the rest of the --
then a PBY trainer.
DON'T WAIT ANOTHER DAY haul and Repair, Julius DeQuina, -x-
Station in ita three-day holiday as I The Naval Air Technical Train-
Now is the time to get started and ,Supply, Otis L. Owens. All
ing Unit, Jacksonville is the last
al kS'4 no squadron of Veek-end Warriors"
j f scheduled for drill the Sign up for Payroll Savings, the others see Mike, Cascone at Industrial school remaining of the huge Naval
\ was world's safest investment. Relations Office Air Technical Training Center
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',,f'.: Associated Volunteer Unit Aviation
: ," No 3 of Jacksonville! organ. Alphonse Has More Grief-This Time It's Bowling
ized recently, is progressing nicely SALTY HUMOR FROM
with many flight hours toeing
HERE AND THERE
logged on its drill dates on the second i
and fourth Wednesday and
Thursday of each month At theo I I "Say. Pop. did you go to Sunday
last meeting an excellent turnout I f School when you were a boy*"
heard Lcdr. Hugh fowling, an I THIS TILING wLALLEYS Yes, son regularly"
AVUA-3 member and a local attorney 1 I "I bet it won't do me any good,
,r explain the new ReserveBenefit WEIGH A TON : either'Happ
Bill. This bill, recently LOOK AT MEI'M -
signed by President Truman, sets A J E TNANDIE i > prospective bride to girlfriend
t. "t tip a disability and death clause : "I don't know a thing
for those Reserves on active duty about him-except that he wantsto
.r' for less than a 30-day period, or n get married
) while on inactive duty training i -
This new bill should be a great incentive -
y "Sure," argued one sailor to another -
for more Reserve flying: as
discrimination thatI' i 'he claims he s a two-letter
R man-let neck let 'er walk:"
Reservists! and i er or
has existed against ;;
h National Guardsmen
,.. A program has been set up by ME rW Lawyer: "Now tell the court .
x Comdr F. E. Shrader, senior type ITN cAac 1 how you happened to take the
f ',1 training officer of NARTU, whereby car"
Volunteer Reservists may serve Sic: "Well the car was standing
14-day active duty cruisea each I "tt front of the cemetery, so as-
';ii', "" month of fiscal 1950 except the turally, I thought the owner was
Nde o "
month of February. These cruises\ dead
will convene on the following
dates, July 8. August 6, Septem- I First girl: Oh I think mj legs
17, October 8, November 5. Dejfcjnher are terrible
3, January 14, March 11, Second girl: "Don't worry about
I VTil 15 May 6 and two periods inTune them There many a fish beer
starting on the 3rd and the Regrets, boy have I got regrets. over-sized cannonballs and toss a ,said, "come on Jet'l bowl. caught with bent pins..
17th. It is expected that the three Why even my regrets have got regrets few warm-up pitches at the pin A Good Reason
month cruises For the past two weeks I, ,
remaining summer boy.I Believe it or not Admiral Nim- I S2c: I met a wonderful girl
will be the most popular. Alphonse of the Air News, have I I must have been pretty good ''Itz was bowling in the alley next last night.. I lay awake half the
t AVUA No, 1, Charleston, S. C. been indulging in outdoor sports to''' for a beginner because after I I to me, because when I was finished night thinking of what she said
1t has Just celebrated its second anniversary while away spare time My doc- bowled three rounds somebody t the guy bowling on the oth- to me,
and also the 1000th.hour tor told me the sunshine would ; side said, "If youie a bowler,
; looked at my score sheet and said er Chief: Take a tip from me oryou'll
t It flown at the activity The Charles put color to model in my for face Coca-Cola and now I because m- I'Hey, you've got a turkey," That I I'm Admiral Nimitz" I had soon be laying awake all
going I i
ton unit Is the first to be formed forgotten that I spent mv lsf
'1Ir' ', really puzzled me, for I knew night! listening to it
now I have the that refreshes i
away from its parent station. Lt puss that turkey hunting was out of dime on a funny book, and whenI
: t (jg) Julian R. Simmons, Jr, popular ', season Besides, I like rabbit bet- I' went to pay for the line, the
assistant volunteer training officer Its raining\ outside, so with two' ter, its better for your ears. To proprietor wanted to know what "Guilty or not guilty ?" train-
,- better known as "'Geech, has strikes against me I stroll into the i make things worse the little guy was coming off, I told him I was dered the judge. "Dunno raid
t!i' just been detached to NAS Niagara bowling alley one evening Intend- that runs the place had to tell me broke, and something did come : the prisoner meekly 'I ain't ,"
Falls, N. Y He was instrumental ing to gain a little relaxation You I that-I couldn't run half-way down off-my shirt, I laughed and told heard the evidence yet."
in founding the Charleston unit know what a rainy day in Florida I'I'I 'i iis the alley because It's against the him it wasn't mine anyway .
I -that's when, according to the |I I Then I went looking for a barrel,
,: All of NARTU Is glad to see rules. Quite indignant over it all, 'I think your husband is wearing -
Commanding Officer Captain I Chamber of Commerce, the mist is I let the next ball fly hardSixteen any size. a new kind of suit." said Rw>e.
Frederic W, Prieetman back from a little heavy. Anyway I put on' windows in the wall are still Finding a barrel I crept back Into "Not at all" Mid Lily.
his leave He visited his home ''a great big polluted smile, which' better than fifteen any day. the alley, bowling, that \Is I "Well he looks different," persisted : .
town of Kewanee, 111 The local I had squeezed from a Pepsodent |!I[ Taking a firmer grip on the next watched a real small guy bowl Rose.
. ',I' skipper spent some time with hisIes. tube earlier in the morning, strode ball, I wind up a couple of times, .against a big husky brute. What I "It's a new husband," explained
4'' July 9, August 6, September Into the building full of confidence.What let it fly and to everyone's surprise a spectacle The little guy has Lily
, v1 '0 Forest College in Illinois. I Rule? Its a strikewith me right behindit. real class and bowls like a WIZ-
Col. Freeman W Williams, I. Alphonse of the Air News After the pin boy replaces the ard. The big"guy just barely getsit !
. S f six which split after being Introduced down the alley. I traipse over He (lat the movies): "Can you
t commanding officer of NARTU's walked over to the proprietor c> i i pins "
:Marine Air Detachment, departed I the joint-er bowling palace, and I Ij to-'my head, I'm readyto ,I to the score sheet and to my see all right'( "
July J for Cherry Point, N. C., barks in his ear (he's a little bit- go again. Alphonse never givesup amazement I found the little guy : "
t where ',he will be officer-ln-charge j ty guy, see) and says 'Give meIIhou. .. I'm glad I ain't bald- : trailing by at least 20 points. Inquisitive He. "Is there a draft on you?
of the advance and rear echelonof some' ." He lets me have headed like my uncle though. We I I as>k the little fellow She: 'No"He "
the' Marine Air Reserve Training them without a word. Picking were in a bowling alley one day what was wrong and he shrugged : "Seat comfortable?
Command maneuvers to be myself ,up off the deck I walkover i when some woman came up, i and said just two words: "Lt' d. She: "Y E'lo" "
'Id there from July 16 to 29. to the alley, giat one of those stuck: her fingers in his ears and ing Chief I He: "Mind changing seats
Four. JAX AIR NEWS July 1949
N f o j jawo Softball Combo Spurts'
i w To Amass 14-3 Record
Flash Jax-Navy's Softball aggregation rode roughshod J r
NAS Supply 29-9( Tuesday night under the lights on the local- 'dU'
Collecting two more wins last week by defeating King/ Edward .'
and the City Engineers from Jacksonville, the high-riding Jax.
Navy softballers boosted their skein of victories to thirteen, with ,'ill
only three losses to date. N 1I
The local combo journeyed to City Engineers- m Jacksonville- ,...
I Pensacola, Fla., today where they
will meet the NAS Pensacola 9-1, last Thursday evening on the"
Softball aggregation in a double. local diamond under lights ;
header before returning home to Franke whiffed 13.
battle the City Engineers again, The winners collected eleven I
this time in one of two exhibition ,
off two visiting
I safeties ,
a tilts on the Gator Bowl diamond'In
.' 3 Z f 'S e a. Jacksonville Saturday evening.The Franke aiding his own cause witha
first game will get underwayat home run and single Jn four '
2000.Franke trips. The Engineers registeredtheir
3s I < ran Thirteen lone tally in the first frame.
With Paul Franke chalking up
Last Wednesday\ after a visiting'King
his sixth pitching victory in eight
Edward nine scored five
starts by tossing five-hit, game,
times in the top of the first inning,
the dub drubbed the
I Jax-Navy. the locals came back in their
CHAMPS AND RUNNERS- (lot the frame to register ten r.
Icing the fray from the start.
UP-Chalking: up a record of 12
r K w finishing the tilt with a 15-7 decision -
wins and one setback, the Hospital 0 for their twelfth win of the
combine, top, National season.
loop winners, reign as intra a S w, t Buzz Broatrom started -on the
mural Softball kings by virtue mound for NAS, but the visiting
team chased him from the box in
of their triumph over the American their big first inning and Earl Gul-
League CPO's, bottom. ledge came in to finish the contest,, '
Hospital team members include allowing! five hits to tally his third (
front left to mound victory with no losses. Dom
row, right, Garry
Sayino with three binglea and
Walsh, Keith Jordan, Bill Leroy George Tirpak with a homer led
Martin Detzel, Rip llaval- the 14-hit assault i
ka, and Paul Giambrone. Back TlbbeU I/HWla Sticker.
row, left to right, playing man A real battle is going on between
ager Hoot Gibson, Bingo Bing- locals Red Tibbets and Dom
ham, Hank White, Chuck lime, Savino 'for the highest batting av.
Babe Fink and Ed j1t'Nllht.CPO's ; erage. Tibbets has visited the
S, 44! \ plate 39 times and has a batting-
roster, front row, I left to __
of .531 with five
right, AI Skinner, Dick Simpson average only
RBI's. Savino who has been at.
. Johnny Lloyd I Frank ;
I bat 51 times, is hitting the ap'ptoat
Chimarusti, Frank Brannigan,
and is In
and George Lillicoth. Secondrow a ,clip .
\ RBI's with 21 to his credit. How.
left to right, Jack Smelly,
I ever, Tibbets is leading in stolen
George Mason Chet
manager bases with 14, Savino is second in
Kidd, Greg Lucas and Bill Powell
that division with 10 bases. Sa
Standing, Bob Dodds, Jim
vino is tops in fielding, having'played
Pacini, Herschel 1 Borden and
16 errorless contests In the
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I Ed Bucherlch NAS hurler, has
2 Flights RemainIn Red Tibbels Paces : four victories and three relief role
Candidates Begin PreppingFor to his credit without a single Ion*.
I Softball Swatters Bucherich, who Is batting .30* and
Golf TourneyThree I fielding perfect, is a favorite of the
Local Swimming TeamWith :I On Station Squad ball fans with his tricky "cork
more flights in the All- crew" wind-up, which is some
Station golf tournament were eleven I 1 Although he is topped in bat- thing out of the ordinary In 29
completed last week with two promising the school ; Per cThY'8PPt ting averages by Earl Childers, innings of hurling he has fanned
for berths 1949 Jax-
matches postponed until a later Navy vying swimming team on ten of them have plenty of tank savvy and 'who has batted only lour times 45 batters giving up only 14 hits.
date. Tony Grego copped the Stat I NARTU recruits, trainer Art seem exceptionally well trained. for .750, Red Tibbets, NAS soft-
tion Championship earlier in the Schaeffer expressed optimism over However there I la still room for ball hot corner man is pacing the
tournament by downing H. D. the prospects of a top-notch NAS ',, mere swimmers, especially distance j Jax-Navy batting parade with a Ten Top Pistolmen
Tannehill, 4-2 in the Championship I entry in the Sixth Naval District ; and also divers, it is re- neat .513 after playing in fourteen
Flight finals.In I eliminations scheduled July 27-29 vealed. of seventeen games this season. Vying For Berths
the second flight final round, at the indoor pool here The NARTU swimmers and divers Tibbets is also leading in the stol- 1 .
B. A. Cunningham clubbed out a''I are Richard Peters, Duncan en base department haying pil- Ten pistolmen took to the NAS
Aquamen from various activities
one-up decision over Bob Thielto ,Mac Innes, Jr., Clyde Hoffman, fered eleven sacks, including firing range last week with their
in this district will
cop the flight laurels. The''the Naval Air Station converge late upon this Howard Mayfield, William Burton, home plate three times. Gerald sights set for berths on the Jax-
match was a nip-and-tuck divot month to in the District Dennis Taratas William Driver, Gobie is next in batting with a Navy pistol team which will make
battle until the eighteenth hole :. meet with compete of Jr., Paul Stress, Tyrus Frost, Billie .467 while Dom Saving who leads Its season debut in competition In
hopes winning a
when Thiel lost out by falling' berth to the All-Navy meet at San Felton and Douglas Black. I in RBI's with 21 is hiting the apple the Sixth Naval District meet at
short on a chip shot. |I The South-Central eliminationswill at a .45 clip. 'Parrls Island, S. C., the first weekin
Diego August also be staged at NAS Jax layer AB H 2b :lh Hit Pct August.
Another close final was played Pensacola and Green Cove have : Childers" 4 3 0 0 0 .750
off in the third flight with R. H. II announced their intentions'' on 2.4 August with the winners '1'Ibbe4s 39 20 ::2 0 0 ..513Goble i Capt. Frank M, Richard, who
Dudley coming out on top with a going to San Diego, California, to I 15 7 2 0 0 .467 was selected to coach the leant
of entering the Sixth District meet participate in the All-Navy finals : SlIvlno :n 23 ::2 0 3 ,451 this
one-up victory over A. B. Connor. I here, while other stations are expected which are scheduled for the week, Robins J8 7 ::2. 0 0 ,359Guiledge year recently
The remaining final match staged I to be heard from later this 8 3 0 0 1 .3T i anyone Interested! in shooting: for a
last week was in the sixth flight August. i I I King 30 11 0 1 1 .367 I spot on the local squad may contact .
between C. A. Stanhope and R. |, According to a dispatch, the Horton 45 J6 1 1 0 ,350 him at Extension 8307.
H.j Headed by Billie "Buck" Carroll, Commandant of the Sixth Naval LlndlCl'en J4 5 0 0 0 .357f I'
Starr. Stanhope copped the Among those who turned out for
District will I lo'I'linke ZJ 8 1 0 2 .3-18
this of candidates for
bunting by downing Starr two- : year's crop ] provide appropriate Smelley 2H 7 2 0 0 ..3.ltKldd the initial practice session last
the Jax-Navy tank squad began individual awards to the winning
andthree.The ; 0I2U: 0 0 0 .3.'U Tuesday afternoon at 1500 two
I rigorous training this week. Included contestants in the District eliminations. BI'o.UOln 6 2 1 0 0 .33t are
fourth and fifth flights in the group of Reserves Suitable awards will also ,,' Tlrpllk 35:11:2: : 0 2 .314 I boys from the boat facility division
nlCmulr 16 1 0"0 0 R. H. FJanlgan and James
weren't because I
completed several -
be to the tanketsin
vying for berths are several presented top
kh tt 4 0 0 0 .308 Smith; Paul Zimmerman from '
of the finalists are now on' men who have had college and high the South-Central meet. I WIOIinkl :JO 9 1 0 1 .:JOO .
cruises with their squadrons. I Supply, Gordon Chlttenden of the j
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However when they return, John Photo Lab., Robert 'Smith from ,
Boytis will meet Bill Chalmersin CPO's PrepareFor Revived Local Nine Riding CrestOf I ComFair, E. Snyder of the O& r Of.:
the fourth flight while W. R. : Inspection department, G 11 b ... Y
Horner will tangle with O. B. Rees, Jr., from FASRON Six: all '.
Porter in the fifth flight final 5 Wins In Last 6 Encounters both A. P.from De Hiley Ground and Training.R. E. Slegall, '\ "1I ;
match. I are being accepted for I :
With the NAS baseballers away --- I Last year, JaJc-Navy's five-man1 : '
Both the winners and
the CPO :
coming golf has
lineup over at
squad copped the Seventh Naval
from the local seeking
ups in each flight will receive scene more
slated for the local layout Saturday shortstop since Buonasissi came District diadem by
appropriate trophies.x honors, the diamond action has 1 chalkingup
in for relief. While hitting .250
July 18. I points out of a possible 1500
been somewhat stilled here this
far this Crane the to
so season paces finish over Green Cove ami
All Chief attached to NAS, Cecil :
past week. The Jax-Navy dia-
club with 20 batted
runs in. NAS Miami teams.
Golf Classes Set Field and Green Cove Springs I mondeers were slated to meet j -,.
Three chuckers have been sharing
I This season is different
Chatham Field at Savannah, Ga., a story
to with an i
For DependentsA are eligible compete Tuesday and meet the Raiford' the brunt of the chores and ;however, for some tough competition -
entry fee of $1.50 to be posted.! Prison squad at Raiford Sunday playing elsewhere in the field ,t Is expected to come from Peii-
class in golf instructions will Numerous: prizes will be awardedfor afternoon before coming home for when not on the mound: Bob I sacola and other large station!
,. be offered to all Navy dependentsof 0 Becker and Ace Woplbright have now In the Sixth Naval District
individual four contests.
various scores and straight I
NAS beginning Monday at 0900 1 each won 4 games with Gus Gush- 'which will enter teams In the shootat
at the local golf course, I achievements. The local nine, revived with anas credited with two victories. Parrls Island next month.
The program similar to the Eligible entrants can contact either I new vigor since pilot George I Becker plays in the outfield on I
Baseball Boerner has inserted himself into off and is .318. Wool-
swimming and program Chief Lloyd at Hangar No. days hitting
the has shown punch: ,
offered in the will be given' bright handles the initial sack
115 8262 Chief .
or phone or Engage
victory, a conquest
to dependents free of charge. when not hurling and is hitting.:
Thiel at Building 954, phone 216. of a highly-touted Fort j-.250. Gushanas handles
With local golf pro Jack Harvey i the relief
: blanks and fees Bragg/ crew made "it five wins in duties when :I Norfolk Lassies.
instructing, the classes will be Entry entry not on ..regular as.
held Monday, Wednesday and Fri- must be submitted by 1400, July the last six starts. I signment. ,I )
at 0900. 15. It's the mentor's willow which Player AB If R RB Pct.Boerner The NAS WAVES Softball .
day, beginning I II has been playing a big roll in the I :36 16 16 15 ,441Bunnaalaal play host to a visiting te.IoIoIt. '."
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Following the free instructioncourse 111 7 4 4 ,4811
j Norfolk, Va. WAVES '
Jax-Navy He is (
recent upswing. 'I
will participatein Philadelphia ("t'rS-The) University Clark 76 26 11 12 .
currently .444 having col. I Friday and Saturday nights under .)
their of Pennsylvania has initiated hitting 71l-f: U 15 ..3.13t5' !
a tournament of own. I to award athletes who lected 16 hits in 36 trips to the I >'k..r IiII 21 If. 15 UIi I IWoolhrl"ht I the arc lights at the. Power Plant
Equipment will be furnished at d plan plate. Another big' factor' in the 71 111 H 4 .' ,6Burris I I diamond. Both frays start at 2000( ,'
the golf club house. Win three letters or fl 21 2:1: 14 l5:1:
one in the senior year-a varsity locals winning. ways. idthe .388 Crane 30 250G The local belles swung into ac?
-x- n"J: t1 n '
You've heard about the blanket. The coveted blanket hitting of newly acquired catcher :,) 110. :.239 tion against North Jacksonville
probably Joe Buonasissi. Webb 'H 1l 1.1.1t) .2U Baptist Girls club last '
skinny girl at the dance: "She U red and blue with a large "P"in ,4 Werner" 1:4 17 ; 8 .141MHnnln4 night at i ""
wore next to nothing and she the center, and a gold star. for Versatile Bill Crane who) i* in t'a 22 2:1"116: :1*) the local field but results wen- 1 1'1"
wore it next to nothing. each letter won his third year in the JiK-Navy <(;"..h nli"J:: \ 1:1: Ii ,t1O not available at press time.Page ,