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Title: Jax air news
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Creation Date: August 11, 1949
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L VOL. 1-No. 19 l' 11 August 1949


Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville and Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District


: UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA

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Athletic Awards ,"1 Station Awarded


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I Clubs Given,Jo Individuals Champs f'k H !4 4mt Safety I Scroll




Honored Locally Outstanding Safety Program


", Belated acknowledgement] off a I For 1948 Is RecognizedA
t athletic achievements were made ; ;c7

last Thursday with the presenta- certificate of achievement in safety, the highest Navy

[ tion of four team trophies and award for accomplishment in this field, was presented in
U two individual awards bv Comdr
k.i Porter F. Bedell, NAS-Executive > ceremony by Hear Adm. John H. Cassady, Commander Fleet
Officer in a brief ceremony in SY biE Air Jacksonville to Capt. Alvin I. Malstrom, NAS command

ry the conference room of the Administration 1 ing officer, following the regular monthly personnel ia-

building. rspection last Saturday.
Awards presented included .
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I The certificate "The Secretaryof
"' team trophies for bowling, softball the Navy Award for Achieve- tion for the first six months this
7 and golf and two individual year shows a marked reductionin
ment In Safety", signed by for-
football awards. On hand to
receive -
the accident frequency rata
? 1 mer Secretary of the Navy JohnL.
the Officers Bowling League Sullivan, was awarded the over the same period last year,
trophy on behalf of his team Naval Air Station "for having which in turn !showed a 32 percent
mates of the Overhaul and Repair maintained eduction over that of 1947.
squad was Lt. Chester Briggs. an outstanding safety
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Lt. Briggs also accepted the rotating I program for the year 1948". I

trophy presented to the L Fine Record British
NAS golf squad which capturedthe Preceding the presentation of Warship
Navy Relief golf tourney. the award Captain Malstrom

r Gregory Lucas, captain of the __ along with Admiral Cassady: and Due For 1-Week
\i' CPO softball club, received the his aide, Lt. H. E. Greer and i
American League softball trophy other Naval officers inspectedthe I

i s' / for his team mates, while Paul ranks of men, WAVES and Goodwill Tour
: King represented the Dispensary Marines attached to the station

,,. ;;, bowling aggregation in accepting I The safety certificate represents I
the trophy emblematic of the enlisted 4r I the second such recognitionthis The British frigate HMS Snip*
';rAa men's bowling champion- a year received" by the Indus- is due to arrive in Jacksonville
ship. o trial Relations Department whichis Saturday from Key West, Fla.
Joe Sinko and Bill Malonoski, responsible for accident pre- for a one-week goodwill tour.
'fit w members of the 1948\ NAS foot- --, ---.. vention measures at NAS. In January During its stay here it will be
," ball eleven were awarded individ- SAFETY AWARD FOR NAS-Rear Adm. John II. Cassady, a commendation was received moored at the Williamson Tie
ual trophies for winning first Commander, Fleet Air Jacksonville, left, presents a certificate of Horn Comdr. W. A. Zobel. CEC. Company dock off Riverside Via
team berths on the 1948 All-Navy achievement in safety to Capt. Alvin I. MAlstrom, Commanding director Safety Division. Office of duct and will be open to the pub.
grid squad. Both were selectedas I Officer of NAS following last Saturday's personnel inspection in Industrial Relations. Washington, lie.
guards. ranks. Signed by the former Secretary of Navy John L. Sullivan, D. c.. who led the second Regional An anti-submarine ship slight.
All team trophies were donatedby the certificate was awarded to NAS for it's outstanding 1948 safety Safety Conference held here. ly smaller than American destroyers -
the NAS Physical Training and program. In the background are Comdr. Porter F. Bedell, NAS I Representatives of the 6th, 7th, the Snipe will be making 1
::, Welfare department. Executive Officer, and Lt. H, E. Greer, Admiral Cassady's aide. I 8th, 10th and 15th Naval Districts its second trip to Jacksonville.The .
", -- ---- were on hand during the January ship and its crew participatedin
. -- -- conference. Navy Day celebrations here ill

jt| Successful Venture H' FLASH I II : The safety record of the sta- ((' 'oollnii on fate ;2)) i


= Graduation Set For 100 Recruits I Jax-Navy's surprising base Coaches Get New Lowdown
I
ball nine registered another

Completing Training At NARTU defeating win in its a tournament CinClant club march 9,4in ;I : In Clinic Conducted At NAS..

their first playoff game for Some 75 Florida high school -- --
4w One hundred recruits training I I the Atlantic Fleet crown at !, and college coaches have been sit- being held in connection with the
will l play for the review. All-Star high school grid at
, under the new Naval Air Reserve I Norfolk, Va. i s, ting in on daily sessions of the game
i 1 The training conducted by' Clinic the Gator Bowl Friday night.
camp I : second annual Coaching
Training summer will Bob Becker hurled 7-hit ball I
program NART Jax, was one of several j I : for the locals, while Paul Bur 1 being held here at NAS this week Frank Howard, head coach at
close their eight-weeks of indoctrination
I : the Clemson was introduced by
i and sponsored jointly by
here with a graduation held this year for the first time I ris paced the batters with a 1
; I Florida High School Athletic Association Leonard McLucas executive secretary
x ceremony and review Sunday at under the new program author lusty home run. The AtlanticFleet I and the Florida High of the FHSCA. as the
r winner to the All-
the NARTU hangar. iced by the Chief of Naval Air goes School Coaches Association. "kick-off" speaker at Monday's:
I Navy finals to be held September -
"! The local high school lads, 17 Reserve Training for the 27 activities 11. The clinic which opened here opening session. The five-day
1, years and older, have completed in the NART Command. Wednesday and ends Friday, is clinic is divided into five lecture-
9' a well-rounded training period demonstration periods each day.
which included indoctrination in Coaches have been gathering at
the various Naval sciences in- the NATTC auditorium for their
''f# service training on the NARTU meetings with many of the mentors
flight line, plus a full program of staying at the station.

. r, physical education. Their school- Learn New Methods
ing was handled by five Naval re-
Other well-known coaches who
servists who for
were regained
have been delivering interesting
the to the school.
summer run lectures include Ray (Bear) Wolf
Instructors included Lcdr. Ter-
head coach of the University of
Ziegler, Lcdr. Near-
rence Harry Florida; J. B. (Ears) Whitworth,
ing, Lt Jesse Baumgardner, Gor-
line coach of the University of
don Vail AEMC, and Lawrence
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and Combs basketball
Georgia Harry
\' Duck, ADC all "Weekend Warriors" -
.. coach at the University of
from NARTU.
Illinois who directed the basketball .
1- Sunday's colorful review and portion of the clinic Duke!
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; ceremony will get underway atI < Wyre, trainer at the University of
:. 1500. Military and civic digna- Maryland, has also been conducting
.; taries will be on hand, including iw classes on treatment of ath
f Rear Adm. John H. Cassady, y letic injuries and care of players.

I Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville Purpose of the clinic being heldhere
Alvin I. Malstrom L
; Captain 4p4 is to bring outstanding instructors -
NAS officer
commanding ; Capt. to lecture on and better
.; Frederic W. Priestman, NARTU demonstrate the various phases
JIIlI'' commanding officer; and Mayor and techniques of football, basketball
.M o f Jacksonville, W. Haydon and athletic training,
. Burns. Also present will be the 1i1i these
Coaches attending SChMl.ile.H'n
families and friends of the 100 p new ideas, new methods
recruits. The NAS band
seamen !
H and new techniques to aid in their
?L d ro. f handling of their respective

Jax Air News school teams.---x-


Needs Writers Holiday Mass Set

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The Jax Air News announces ACCEPT: ATHLETIC AWARDS-Four team and two individual trophies representing athletic Two Masses the first at 1200(
the dire need for additional staff prowess in bowling, golf, softball and football were presented by Comdr. Porter .', Bedell, NAS and the second at 1615 will be;
members. Persons with writing Executive: Officer, last Friday. Receiving awards were, left to right, Joe Sinko, AM, selected as celebrated Monday August 1:$, at
experience are preferred, but ex- I !guard on All-Navy 1948 football team; Lt. Chester Briggs, who accepted trophies fur the Overhaul I St. Edward's Chapel, NAS, for
'perience is not absolutely neces Repair team, champions of Officers' bowling; league and the Navy Relief Golf trophy for the NAS the Feast of the Assumption oC
sary. Interested personnel can team; Commander Bedell; Paul King!:, 1)T3, representing the Dispensary enlisted men's bowling I the Blessed Virgin Mary, a "Holy
;contact the Jax Air News editor league winners; Gregory Lucas, ADC receiving the iatra-mural American League Softball trophy Day of Obligation". The Mass will
6t building 9.JO or phone extension for the CPO club, American League intra-niural Softball>> winners, and Bill MaUnnski. also chosen I also be held at NAAS, Cecil Field!
.* 81 tt 4. ou the' first string All-Navy 19H football team. I at OG3i, M\ odlY.For .
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26 [flew WAVES Football Yet I



Arrive Ai Base O o D 00 High School Gridders Climax



For AssignmentWith MAINSIDE AUDITORIUM Practice Here With All-Star Till .&,
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26 new WAVES arriving "THE LONE WOLF AND THURSDAY HIS LADY", starring Robert Randel]I The host of North and South /
i at NAS within the past two weeks and Joan Vincent. Florida high school football all- 1948 high I school football players
the present local complement has FRIDAY stars who have been drilling at who have graduated this year.Friday's .

jumped to 71, with a group! of "MAN OF EVIL", with James Mason and Peter Calvert Mason Field here at NAS since game at the Gator lfe
Bowl is slated to start at 201'
16 assigned here July 28 from SATURDAY AND SUNDAY last Wednesday in preparation for .
Great Lakes Naval Training Cen- "YES SIR THAT'S MY BABY", featuring Donald O'Connor and the All-Star prep grid game at Tickets can be procured at Don.aldson's '

ter, two more arriving from Norfolk Charles Coburn. the Gator Bowl tomorrow night, Inc., on W Adams Street

on July 30 and a third group MONDAY will break camp following the final in Jar

I of eight coming here from Nor- "SAVAGE SPLENDOR", a Technicolor Travel film. practice session this after- > i
folk August 3. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY I noon. ;

Included in the first contingentfrom "ONCE MORE MY DARLING", starring Robert Montgomeryand A light tapering-off workout is Classified

Great Lakes are: Albina S Anne Blyth. on today's docket, marking a fin-

Wytovich, AA, Old Forge, Pa., 1- ish of more than a week of hard ,

assigned to Supply; Margaret K. practice sessions in which the Bulletin _

Stevens, SA, Spokane, Wash., Per- i Mayport Project cream o' Florida scholastic grid ,
sonnel; Dortha H. Swain AA, {+151D athletes, some 66 of them repre- -

Ocala, Fla., Supply; Willie G I Action Delayed senting about 35 high schools, Kelvlnator Refrlg.FOR. 6 SAI.K cu :ft Good fond.: ,;""r't; ;

Speas, SA, Louisa, Va., Supply; ,, have been battling for' berths on $50. Daleen, 40tO E. Dewey pit. Ext Z..n-'I'
:
Nancy R. Spofield, AA, Newbury' I the respective North and South 674.
The proposed May port carrier 6 rm. house. Waterfront lot 108x100! "
Port Mass., Operations; Zita V.. project met with further squads. Ft. 3 ml. LCDR Oullak.nan .
Randolph, AA, Springfield, Ill., delay last week when the Sen- Coach George Trogdon of Miami Farm TvlA'l't 8-4745 or l''
Supply; Gloria C. Shuey AA, w ate Armed Services Committee Senior High will guide the ext. 8167.
Interapring settee,
arm chair $25.
Lebanon, Pa., Operations; Shirley : failed to act on the bill. It will destinies of the South squad, Cauld)', 3419 A. Dewey Pal k. .
Ritoch, Alvarado. Minn., SA, Per- News from the [ be put up for considerationagain while Spike Welshinger of Main. Gen. elec. loader. Complete with Py.
tunnel land High of Daytona Beach will rex dishes. Vied once H8: !+S. M.... .. '
at the committee
Public Works weekly
recently
Wright, 2442 At. I3h d. Eat 247. --
More Report the impression that session today (Thursday). direct the North charges Luggage Trailer, 7x4'. Complete 18 }-
Barbara A. Rickman SA, Bilt- ivasn't contagious. i The Mayport project, estimated Housed at Barracks "A" during j MM Round mode out fit. Mnllelte,
more, N. C.; Irene M. Ramos, SA, Johnson makes the to cost around $4,920- their stay at NAS, the scholastic II 4802 Palmer. Phone 8-5736 or Ext. ,

New Bedford, Mass., Communications i dectomy victim within 000, is part of the military pub squad. comprise the state's finest Kaiser 423.: '48. 17.IT. *! mirage. Radio. alp :'' I'.
; Elizabeth J. Peary, AA, weeks and all from lic works bill which is now being I conditioner forced -io sue)If Ice ,,,' ,r :;J
Lakeport. N. H., Administration; ttttrr sates tear ttll6attrttesu equity. Anhelr. :2-0807. 't\
Fire Station. J. W. is considered by the Senate ? .
rIH Barge House bout on Trout River ,eO(!. .. >
Theresa H. Macalis AA : "
1
Maple
and just can't wait to I Armed Services Committee.The Firth. Box 8063. Buffalo Ate: +1ftI
Shade, N. J., Operations; Maria A. to work to compare () local project calls for fM1.AiJ Baby walker I training chair S6. Mr.
Lojacono AA Buffalo, N. Y., Personnel 1 with Yarborough and i deepening of the channel at Pan Is. 1919 B. Randolph St. \/,

; Mattie Erline Lee, SA, I'' Chief Moran is Mayport to enable carriers to '49$5"frll.Che\y: Radio. Oerrlen.complete 103rd: with St. aeilal.Jax),. ,. .'I,, ,'
Jacksonville, Fla., Supply; Virginia "Salt Mines" after his berth there. Call 27832.
G. Compton, SA, Red Boiling vacation to the ,I I Cll fTE'L Thayer baby buggy, aqua color. New .... ', '
Springs, Tenn., Communications the Mason-Dixon line. I condition. Teeter chair Klr dl. 36-10 t. '

; Mary Jane Baraniak, CA, says from now on he Six New\ NursesIn L I Litter 13. Dewey of Cocker::; Paik.Spaniel! puppies Reftls- '. ""

Boswell, Pa., ComNab 6. his fishing to "south of atae- 1 fr'hJ'n'e C. Cheshire. 1019 E. 15th c '
Arriving from Norfolk on July St, 3-0088. ;{ 1'\
der" that is).
(Georgia t 1
30 were Barbara Simons, SA, nibble Indoctrination Have you heard of the weekly Bicycle with accessorlei., Miss Palmtr. ; q a" ,
even get a
I Phone 8-3T10.
Thursday Night parties in the Ai i "
Mass., assigned to Dispensary |
Mattanan. '
flounders. Corker
"yankee > Spaniel AKC registered' black
Recreation Hall? Now that .
and Doris A. Althouse, Joe Cibulski is back you 1214 B. Child St.. NAS. Kuckutk. IV
SA, Morristown, Pa., in Person after his Six newly I commissioned En. II i know there is a party each Thurs- Cabin Boat. 17 ft. Inboard motor 10 .. ,' :
"flying trip" hp. Mrs. Cunle. Ext. 777 S-2N<< ': .J.'
I day night-why not attend? On or "
nel. signs in the U. S. Nurse I "''filii".' '
York. Joe says he made Navy ,! August llth we will have a "QuizI I after 1900.Mjsterphonlc. ,; "
Also reporting from Norfolk on tire trip without being ;! Corps who arrived here July '15 j jI |I Party." The questions will deal I accordion like new One A, "'
owner Spnno. Kxt. :WO. ? w. "
August 3 were the following: Doris by the law in the midst of 1 Shot 12 .. '
I are now their : with many subjects and contestants gun PH. 8 bones h ll cumIng "i''I "
R. Diedrich, TESA, Havertown, we understand that ( I cane. Mine, 48143 1M 3434 B : K i.'in'
will work together in ,
I fourth week of a six-week indoctrination groups : Q
.
Dewey Paik- ?
Pa., to Communications; Ger- Public Works) Theus
maine C. Kettler. RMSA, Web thority on the subject-( I period at the Naval Hos because many minds are much Paint Spray Outfits Mi/ *. M. P. Ln>'. ...;ij..t1
pital here. The recent group con better than one. The starting time tart Air B<>,e Trailer Park' Yukon, ;. 6
ster. South Dakota; Kathryn A.MIIC'S arms of the law, returned'i) the will be 1930. Fla. Phone 25110. \'" ".'
stitutes third class of the
SA, Highland Park Calif.; Hmm! year. '47 aeh'2.< Marjorie A. Pierce, TESA, Ips- Ask N. L. Jordan > Classes which have been in ses- Another Pinochle Tournamentis :
sion second month on the program for August 41 Chrvy but. coupe 6195 l!: 'ii",
for every since
wich Mass., Communications; his nose being so 642Vheelei' Axe or nh.o 7239. Han- "
Lois lone Zell, TESA Long real reason is a lulu! March are held continuously from 15th. We have many excellent Jar 124. : '',f .
Beach, Calif., Communications.Anna tnat some of the boys of) 1000 until 1400 Monday through players here in the hospital. So '18 Chevy club coupe. 7000 mi. Excel} ',' "'iI rf
have Friday. start practicing and be in the Rec- rend. Km Hi, 2.19V.. 3id St. CHI' '"';
M. Clark, RMSA, Mer- Department reation Hall night 1:x1. [0616 or 6-TOO.: ..;1"; ,
Monday Aug- "
"Miss Fire Classes, according to indoctrina. '" '
FOB IIKNT: '
:
riam. Kan., Communications; Ag- Fleming w;
nes R. Burns, RMSA Cincinnati, of 1949. ,' Now all that tion instructor Lt Maude Walton, ust 15, at 1930.A Cj'n rm., Dingle g.d'r.*. '
i. \ .
consist of ward adminis- Veterans' Show with to T
regular ]
Ohio Communications; and MaryE. is a ride on one of the Camp 1447 Avondale Axe 2-59.K: : > "
Baker. RMSA, Oil City, Pa., with the Chief. tration and Naval officer indoc singers, dancers, and comedianswill LII'm" hdim dinette, \enftlan i .\I'., \1
Communications. Have you ever seen trination. Swim periods are con- be at the hospital August 17. blind. Rent SbS. Mi.. E. I:. Blair, ,
ducted from 1400 to 1500 as part They will play several wards in 25.8: Foolles. ,: ,I "
live wire? Well Ralph .
-x- '
3 'm. unfuin, apt. Mil Hanlrrfton. ""
of the with Chief Will the afternoon and showin
of the line crew was a program, put on a 627 Anderson Ace Phone 4-3248.
BritishContinued facsimile last week ing Gibson and Chief Arthur { the auditorium at 1900. 2 apis, separate entrances Mis. bexlt-r. ,
in his ; Schaeffer as instructors. i The latest addition in the rec- 2844 Coilnthlan Axe.
a wasp caught 4 im. house, furnished. Lease for 6
( from Page 1) i current had him Included in the present class I, reation department is the new mod. ITO. mo. Mi.... L ytlll'l. Air Base ., .
1947. Comdr. E. J. Peltier, are Ensigns Dorothy S. Ball Leicester record cabinets which are being Trailer PII''ukon., J-'la. Plum r
N. C. Elizabeth Evans used in the classical music room.: :2-5410 >
Attached to the America and was on leave a couple of { ; Garage furnished Y
apt tier. lilt $53 t
These made
West Indies Squadron of the Royal week enjoying the () Miami i.hores, Fla.; Irene Dowe were by our every mo. \\hllllnKton 1305 Murray Dr
Navy, based at Bermuda, HMS his cousin and wife i Montgomery, Ala.; Rose Marie I' ready and willing carpenters and Phone 3-050b-\V: .
Snipe is under the command of i here from Texas It ;' Mahoney, Sarasota Fla.; Ruth I'I| painters here at the hospital. 3 rm. Feml'pxt. bath furnished Pea, ,.. ,
aid 2919: Axe.
Comdr. C. G. Walker and has a I that Alice Gibbon and Anne Bevard St. Cloud. Fla. and I -' A- I 4 bdrm. house Algonquin, j. W. Warren, 4371 ;'
complement of 170 officers and Traer are transferring I I Mary V. Redfern, Peachlan. N. C. Movie Passes A Must Park St. Phone 5-0311.

enlisted men. I this month ,, -- 2 im. fuin, Apt., pxt. entarnce. Gioxts, .
For Navy Dependents Phone 2-4275. ,
Monday morning from a fishing ,
U. S. Navy officials, headed by hear that Florence I Nice loom for gentlemen In pxt. home
Captain Alvin I. Malstrom, NAS proving from her trip with their families. They had Dependents attending the mov- Two Teats. Mrs. Sllpp. Ortega, Fho. .'.
Commanding Officer and Commander and hope she will be I cottages at Santa Fe Lake and ies at NAS must now be requiredto 2.J4.O. ,,'
reports are that they had a won- nn.r:
turn to work before lon show dependents' movie
Sixth passes .
Naval Air Bases Wanted Jobs as baby litter. Cfdlt
Johnson and derful time. We know Mary Fag- which be obtained the
Betty from
Naval District and Rear Adm. may Bowen 2245 Park !"t. Phone 77274.
John H. Cassady, Commander, were out sick a couple I lie is enjoying the peace and quietof Yard Officer in building No. 9. Wanted. Ride from 15th: and Main St.
last week and we're Maintenance since some of the Attendance at movies will be 0740: to 16(10. Miss Shelton. phone K-;:
Fleet Air Jacksonville and offi-
force moved to Bldg. 902 but how 82C6 or 8131.Wanted .
them back at their desks. restricted to military personnel, f4'
of the will share-expvn.
cers Snipe exchange I rider to to Tent ,
she stand being
long can over
greetings and visits. Quite a few Public : members of their household civilians Haute Jnd Mis. Klikland.' 4411 Bev.erly t '
there alone with all those ugly I
ployees are still on residing within the limitsof Ave. Phone 81826. .
During their stay here the crew among them are Helen (No complaints now, if the the reservations, and casual Wanted to baby alt or practical nutsIng. ::i,

members of the British ship will who is on a month's ) fits, wear it). guests. Casual guest is one who is Mrs.St. Phone May Glandon 29785. 4616 Pies.cent "

be extended invitations by the Johnson, who is in Tom Cowan and Frank McKin- '!.I visiting for other than the express Iot Kodak' reflex camera. brown I
Commanding Officer to avail and Laurie Rosenburg. ley spent the week-end at Half purpose of viewing motion carrying case. Marts, 1437 Charles St.
themselves of facilities at the Na- I NAS :
ham and Mr. Flanders Moon Lake fishing. pictures. Sow" '
val Air Station Officers will be _- .. Wanted.by Rudy Phono Vallee record on Bluebird"The Ole Platter,

invited to attend functions at the and World .;\enl, March.. Samuel-

Officers Club, enlisted men will I l..o-: Ph.illrJ or h3Zfib'l'l
\ I h' and I. D.cards .
be welcomed at the enlisted men'sdan'e
i In \",Inlly of Moirlcon's Cuff-
here Tuesday, while the I' tens Call Simons i "t. :%t, UAVtSbarrmks.
Chiefs will be given an invitation .
to attend a dance at the CPO club Lost, Lapel; watch near Out Patient. I .
Dept Nav. Hosp. Reuaid. Mis.Nlckelson +;
next Saturday.One 2618 Algonquin Ate. I'ho. i''f
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New York church Is serving Lost 2': old Eng setter, left Sunday J'
coffee at its i afternoon. Arthur 3105 A. Dewey
Sunday morning Paik. Call ext. 479. t .
nervitea. That's one way to keep x --11- :
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the congregation awake. '
Golfers i : i 4 .
Officers' Wives
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Jax Air News Ends 1st Round Play : *- "

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Editorial Office First round play in the Offi <, 7"

South Wing, Lower Deck cers' Wives Golf Club tournament r ', M ,
concluded with the "" '
BUIg. 930 Tuesday '
Telephone Extt'nllon--818-1 Lorretta Jacka-Boots Greer match 'by, ,

Aadrew H. t'laeerEdit.\ .. topping the competition to date in .

the combined Class A-B division. .
Tb. NEWS Is published ..
weekly JtXthI'L. S- Naval Air Station I After being 4 down at the 14th, ;'l(
Jacksonville. Florida and printed .
Lorretta Jacka parred the next ';\

commercially at no expense with to nonapproprlatoafunds the governmentand ; I four holes to take the decision ""j

In compliance with SecNav Circular from Boots Greer one-up on the '
Letter 43-1918 dated li: December 1945. 19th hole. Other matches saw Kay
Copies are distributed free of charge Breckhaus .
defeating Joy Grego.In
at the Naval Air Station, the Naval
Air Reserve Training Unit Naval Auxiliary a pre-tourney pitch-and-putt
Air Station. Cecil; Field, and the contest Boots Greer won the Class
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U. S. Naval Hospital. Aplay while Virginia Tuma

I was the C-D winner.Inveatlgator .
The JAX AIR NEWS If a member<< of -x-
Editorial Association and '
the Ships'
the Armed Force Press Sen Ice. R-1, mw si wki US-N--vaJ: : : "Don't you know r
indoctrination at the Hospital
production of mateilal from these NAVY NURSES,. the midst of a course you can't sell insurance without a
source must bear a credit line. Rtpubllcatlon here, these six recently commissioned Nurses are caught at one of their classes supervised by license 1"Salesma.n
of other matter, except by U. Maude Walton, right Left to tight, are Ensigns Ruth Anne Bovard, St. Cloud, Ha.; Mary Red- I I : "I knew I wasn't

service permission publications of Is Editor prohibited JAX without AIRNEWS. |. fern, Peachlan, N. C.; Irene Dowe, Montgomery Ala.; Rose Marie Mahoney, Sarasota Fla.; Dorothy selling any, but I didn't know. th<

I Ball, Leicester, N. C., and Elizabeth Evans, Miami Shores FUu reason."

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11 August 3949 JAX AIR NEWS
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,,- Rear Adm. Doyle
Hospital Club
Takes Over Post

> As HART Chief Gets AwardIn

Adm. Austin K Doyle, the climax of a successful
I .e-ar commander during the season the U. S. Naval Hospital;
I the Pacific, has assumedhis softball team, station intra-mural
duties as the new Chief of softball champions were presented -
ti Naval Air Reserve Training, succeeding xA with the championship tro-
Rear Adm. Richard T. r44 phy and individual awards by
Whitehead. who held the post e $ Capt. C M. Sharr commanding
since. February 1948. officer of the Naval Hospital in H
Admiral Doyle, who comes to ceremony last Tuesday. '
I In addition to the National
the Naval Air Reserve Training I
,'. Command from the Naval Operating league and station championship
Base in Bermuda where he trophies> the softball kings were
.' was commander, announced that recipients of another handsome
during the present fiscal year a trophy awarded by the San Marco
number of reserve stations will Motors of Jacksonville. Each
receive jet fighter aircraft as wellas player was presented an mdivid':,
'
ual ,
gold softball I
Grumman F8F Bearcats I
NAR currently operates 27 ma- j Jo congratulating the team and
jor activities throughout the country its players Captain Sharr said,
of which TARTU Jax is one, < am very proud of such a fine
and has more than 60 aviation 1"1 and it brings me great joy
j.* volunteer units under its cogni- m..i .. ,a' '.,' ,u.u_____..".._Pi______".._.. ___ have the Hospital so well rep-
t zance. In addition Naval Air Reserve TROPHY TO SOFTBALL CHAMPS-It was an occasion of triumph last Tuesday at the Naval resented.." Closing he added "I
trains 27 patrol squadrons, Hospital where the Hospital Softball team formally received the station Intra-mural Softball cham- j would like to see the trophy case
25 transport squadrons and 47 pionship trophy. Front row, left to right are, Willing Gibson, team manager; Holmes Tutker, who become more crowded In the fu
air service squadrons presented a trophy on behalf of San Marco Motors of Jax; Capt. C. M. Sharr, Hospital command j ture. Well Done!"
.. ... .et the nation ing officer who made the presentations; and Lt. K. G. LuckJe. Second row, Chuck Hine, Otis Members of the winning squad
't-' --x.--- Jordan, Alfred Havelka, Martin DetzeJ, Joseph Bingham, Gary Walsh, Hank White, Paul Giambrone, which won the National League
Alfred Fink, Ed I.azo, Bill Leroy, and Archie Carter, also of San Marco Motors. crown and downed the American
... .. __ _
League CPO
Savings Deposits club for the intra-

Possible For EM Week'Snd Cf Squadron 171 Pilots mural manager crown"Hoot", include Gibson., player-Hank

: Qualify In Banshees White, Chuck fine, Rip Havelka

;I.:_..,,.,., Enlisted men of the Navy may Dingo Bingham, Babe Fink, Bill
< make savings deposits with their Notes I Twenty pilots from squadron Leroy, Keith Jordan, Garry
f
disbursing officers, it has been re- Ihnq7f/ VF-171 of Air Group 17 at Cecil Walsh, Paul Giambrone, Al Laze,
veal d b>' the station Disbursing r i Field I completed qualification and Martin Detzel.TlfI' .
I
office landings aboard the carrier
i !. According to the Disbursing office I i Franklin D Roosevelt at Norfolk 4,4
,:;;.' one deposit may be made each 'Tuesday with the Navy's new
';':, month in an even dollar amount RMIESTUFASRON F2H Banshee jet fighters. .
,1. of not less than $5 nor more than Flying, 12 of the new type 1
.' any previously undeposited pay planes, VF-171 under commandof
), ;( and allowances accruing during 58-One of the favorite of those men whom you would Comdr. William M. Leonard,
'; the 3 months preceding the date chiefs whom we haven't been suggest for this important duty. was the first fleet squadron to
f;&.,- t>f deposit, including travel and !seeing for tome time has returned Several men were embarrassed perform (carrier landings in the
jl;" reenlistment allowances. to the fold. Herbert W. Ellis, at the last drill when they were Banshee )Jets.
y.; (t;._. Sums deposited for a period YNTC who because of circumstances called upon to explain their ab- | Each pilot was required to make BhDAt. ', A('G('*'1 Hid
beyond: his control has sence from Ground School. Most l *;ffi: ; of six months or longer will draw Six landings aboard the carrier in Oak Course,
; 1. interest at the rate of four per not been with us since last October I of the men: had valid excuses.. : qualifying The Banshees will return club at 1'Mi ..hmp Transportation. I tomes
ft' tent per jear All sums deposited has now returned and will be But we are sorry to say that all to Cecil field sometime Fri. In the Club-Informal dll nI'l nc. Ails "
.$ will be repaid:! with interest only attending regularly again., Wel did not Attendance at School and da y. end tiafli exhibit '
back Chief Ellis! at the various duty assigned will FHIUA, Al (.1 KT Itttt -
*? upon discharge, release from active come -x- 18.10-Hoi seback riding at Magnolia
duty, transfer to the fleet r e. A new station order requests: be carefully checked in the fu Stables. lianspoitatlon ieavei Club at
: .,'" serve or appointment to warrantor and requires, that all hands when ture. Don't be caught avoiding the I Helfenstein Paces 18.10 on the dot ..
t, !'."- commissioned lank entering or leaving the main gate, duty for which we are being paid bingo Jn the checker Club-Formal dancing bumo.
Interested personnel should con. shall be either in complete uniform At the very least, in the future ;,, Children Golfers SAMKDAY AI'GI'ST ISlh
i Iv' tact the Disbursing office for further or completely out of uniform such failure to be present ut assigned Open House-- i3ring your friends.
|U infoimationV -that is in civilian clothes. duty will result in the Fourteen ear-old Barry Helf- meet MAL 'boiij.- fi'lends heie";' the 1910: -JOR-
,. x___ No one will be permitted to enter guilty party's being marked absent fenstem registered a 47 on nine NmH&alloia from greeting the H M S.English Snipe I
4'- the gate in dungarees, nor will for that day with consequentloss holes to take the low medalist Air Station band will furnishthe music,
r,,>:, Lcdr. Randecker anyone get in who is wearing apart of pay. In flagrant cases, dismissal trophy in the childien's Handicap I 1000-M Jaxa'M>A1 Hour', AI'CiL'tiT with do-null Hlk to 1200
\/4'/" of a uniform with other from membership in the Golf Tournament staged on Open House all afternoon J7tthiilillual )-
|LLeaves: NARTU articles of civilian clothing Remember squadron: will result. We have a the local links last Friday after- Slngeit J80 --Buffet' Supper
I this order to avoid dif- job to do here. Let's do it. noon. old JSJO-and-Around new, the Piano, with all the

If For New PositionAttached ficulty at the main gate Officersare Men who would like a change Entered in the 12-year and songs.ML111A1', AI'(.r>'r nib
required to wear ties while from the food at the general mess over division, Helfenstem was Open House 1'KXI) Transpoilatlon
to NARTU since June entering and leaving the station. on drill week-ends should try the followed by Joan Furry, who lemei for Mlnlatuie leavei golf dub couit for. 3'HOTraniipoitatlon Bow--
*> 1046 Lcdr Harold H Randetker. We can expect to have military enlisted men's club. Luncheon it banged out a 53 for second place 1 flog. In the Club-Musical program
Aviation Maintenance Officer of drills and inspections at muster served there from 11:30 to 13:30 I in the older group. Fred Lotzia with Keleclloni! bMln \eia Bielantt
.; the unit, has been: transferred to ]1 Muster should be conducted in a daily. The food is good and the finished third with a net 56 card. and dancing Mis H. Roberta. also Informal
Los Alimitos, Calif. where he will miltary manner.. Strict and per prices reasonable I In the younger set of divot- ''! 'MJ.U'; At,(.t''kl' 16lhI t
.. hold down the same assignment j fect "attention" will not be required That drowned looking man at diggers, Van Lotzia tallied a net I I Jax!:Rollers ltapoltallon lea\ei club for
,1 at the largest activity in the Navel you may stand, at ease. the last muster was our old friend 58 while Gene Peltier was next: Dancing Clung Rink with, In Arthur the Club--KMG-Muira; '.
: ;;:: Air Reserve Training Com- but no talking or turning around Ralph Clarence McConnaha Mc- ; in line with a 59 The remaining I Insmuton :.Il00-Spf''lal music with H,
.. mand. will be allowed.It I Connaha is the first man in Fas- scores were Lincoln \\Dllamson a. tenor also fn.i .
.. ?:: An old-timer: as far as service has been announced that ron 58 to advance to a chief'srating i I Jim Lyons, 62; Diane Malstrom, i formal 11 darningMlfcrhllAl:. ., AllilsT ITlh
,
(.: iith NARTU Jax is concerned, examinations for advancement in This is a real achievement, I 66; Dan Obrien, 72; Roger Thor- I Wss! ;KLY PARTY fjeclal floorshow
:1;;,;.. Commander Randecker reportedto rate will be given at the first and we'll all be glad to see him at ton, 73; Joan Bedell, 75; Eugene with door piUe of Dinner for
.... to the local reserve unit only two drill of each quarter in the fu- next drill in his new uniform and Cox, 82; David Thorton, 83; and I two and,coming Check event Bulletin. Board for detain
., months behind Captain Frederic ture, rather than during the last wearing the badge of an ADECA. I Marion Peltier, 91. I _z--
W. Priestman, NARTU skipper, drill as in the past Remember Perfect attendance had a great I -x- Ice hockey originally used a
who started the reserve activity this, and try to be prepared. The deal to do with McConnaha's advancement YOU TOO CAN BE A WINNER: puck which was perfectly equate
here in April 1946. I squadron, as we all know did not and it is a well-de- Don't envy them! JOIN THEM'! I I and made of hud birch. The puck
.: A farewell muster was held for make a good showing at the last ,, served reward for faithful service Sign up for regular Payroll Sav- i,'; today ii hard rubber and cylindrical ) *
Commander Randecker in the examination.If I to the squadron. ings today'! I t I' ,
: NARTU hangar this week when you plan on bringing any of --'
,7"' the news of his transfer was your friends into the squadron,
Bl cknc(
,:1 made known. Although it is not and we hope you do, tell them to Wrong; Tackle For Grid Happy Alphonse .
: according to custom, the occasion I Ii" bring their birth certificates and
',' 4 also marked the exchanging of certificates of discharge from any I Overhearing some character i
i': gifts. With Keefee Harrell as master prior enlistments with them. This i (that's a jerk with a press agent) i f" c
I. of ceremonies, the first gift will save a lot of time mouthing off about being such a
presented was a Bosuns' pipe, The new law providing protection great football player, and naturally -
then in jest a 15-foot black snake against financial loss due to always willing! to learn, I Al-
whip ("to use on the men at Los injuries while on duty with the phonse of the Air News, got the
Alimitos") and finally a portable Organized Reserves has been interpreted fellow aside and say to him,
JdiO from his men. I as not being applicable "Give me the (ist." He misunder-
_A native of Stoughton, Wise., while Reservists are in a travel stood me and give the fist. He
is a graduate of Stout status going to and from drills should have been penalized for I
Institute in that city. He entered So be careful at all times, but clipping!
flight training in the Naval Reserve especially so when proceeding to Being a self-made man (usually .
soon after graduation and and from the monthly drills. After a horrible example of unskilled -
I received his wings and commission : you get here, you will be fully labor) I take the optimistic ,
at Pensacola in Dec 1936. covered. view of the situation and say to
The start of the war found him in I Commander Johnson will appoint myself that here's: a game I
the Pacific as a member of the a committee: of enlisted men should know something about. I I I
t$' .' ill-fated Torpedo Squadron Eight : to work with and advise the Enlisted You know everyone thinks I'm a -
aboard the carrier Hornet He was 1, Men's Club. This club is college man. They don't know passes I threw one. the wrong soldiers I went around the stadium -
, "f ',.. commanding officer of CASU-53 your club as well as the Regular that it was a horse that steppedon way-the blonde threw it back, I don't know why I shouldbe
Pacific Fleet before coming to Navy's. Three men will be Initi- my hat. attached to a neat left jab One afraid to play the game. My
ptNARTU, Jax.Chiefs' ally appointed. They will have In Trouble Again backfield man dropped the ball brother played football for tlw >e
;a) -x_ various rates, and the skipper will Briefed (but brief!). on the and it got muddy. The coach yells years-one year he was on the
appreciate it if all hands will be fundamentals of the game, they i I for me to recover it. It took me a team and two years the team was
Tourney considering who should serve on outfit me and I take to the field. I half hour, but I couldn't find a on him. Boy he had guts He
this committee. Submit the names One fan said I must have boughtthe I shoe shop with pigskin in stock. jumped off the Empire State
,}{ Slated Saturday - --- suit by accident-it fit me j Mho's Afraid I building to show that he had guts.
: Women Planning like a bandage. "Which position What yellin' what screamin', Big 'He kept in shape by running
Tee-off time for the monthly j I j do you play?" asked the coach. crowd at the game. Reminds me I I around the bed to catch !tome!
"Center I. I center all i of the time at sea when the Cap- 'sleep. likes
CPO golf tourney slated Saturday says was Why even our cat to
fit the local golf course has been Jax Legion Post ;I right, the center of all the elbows, tain of the boat fell overboard play football-last night he made
set at 0800 with a host of prizes I Plans are presently afoot to I knees and legs. On the first play : during: a storm. Someone cried to five yards.I 1
eady for the winners in various form a Women's American Legion : someone hits me when I'm not the deck hand, "don't stand there, like the game. But the coal'll'wouldn't
I lookin' and I'm out but not for' a yell" and the deckhand
.vents. Post in Jacksonville comprising give give me a chance. He ,
Upon payment of $1.50 entry all women veterans of the Armed j center. The coach says "Son, you hollers, "Rah, rah, rah, Captain." ain't exactly no brain., Ht's the
fee all Chiefs from NAS, Fleet Forces have as much future" in this game I .I think they should have some I guy who took a bale of hay to bed
Activity NAS, Cecil Field. Naval I I I Women veterans who have served as a cake of ice. kind of hair on these new plastic with him to feed his nightmares.
Hospital and Green Cove Springs in any branch of the Armed "How do you block and tackle?" I helmets.! 1 carried a guy fifty I" Yessir, a wonderful game this
3 ere eligible to compete. Force and who wish to join the asks the,mentor. So I gets out me yards before I knew he wasn'tthe football It's the one game whereI -
I Pairings and starting times will I new organization can do so by attending Bluejacket's Manual and looks up ball., Playing against:: the you walk around with a blanket
f'' 1 be posted in the CPO dub and the I the next meeting August block and tackle, then says, "With I Army I started around end with I I on one arm, and a girl on the
Golf Club house Friday. 16, at 2000, at the Windsor Hotel. both hands." Next, they threw the ball but when I saw those I other und get away with it.



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I 6th ND Mermen Cop So. Central Swim Meet -I I


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Softballers Hike Winners To AII-Navy Finals .

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Record To 23-4 To Be Staged At San Diego : '

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With 2 VictoriesNohit
With Pensacola's ace merman, Johnny Higgins, again starring In
the proceedings by capturing three firsts and breaking the same
pitching by Paul Franke number of All-Navy tank records, four swimmers and one diver I
and 4-hit hurling by Buzz Bros from the Sixth Naval District qualified for All-Navy finals in the
trom enabled the local NAS soft. South Central Group meet staged at NAS last week
I ballers to hike their record to 23 Taking firsts in all but two of ---
wins against 4 losses by defeating the nine events staged, the Sixth Floyd Stauffer of Pensacola cap-
tured the three-meter
NAS Pensacola. 10-2, and the Naval District stole the show to sprIng. I
Chief Petty Officers, 24-5 over board diving event with a totalof
the past week. { compile 80 points in team scoring 414.5 points, and Higgins close I
The local softballers will remain while the Ninth NaVal District the meet by stroking his way to
second with 39 in the individual
inactive over the week-end, finished victory 300 meters *
but are slated for action again counters and the Eighth was last medley in 4 minutes, 18.2 seconds .
Monday when they enter the ,1 with 12 points. The top man in ; I i'
will to the All. Presentations awards follow.
Jacksonville City softball tourna .. N each event go
ment Scheduled as a sudden- C CM Navy finals to be held at San ing the meet were made by Cap

death affair, the City tourney will Diego, Calif., starting August 21. tain Alvin I. Malstrom, NAS t,
have some of the top aggregations Although no relay races were run Commanding Officer, and a selected '
in the locality competing for hon. in the Group meet, aquamen with group of high Air Station
the best time in the 100 freestyle, I officials.

ors.In the locals' most recent encounter 100 breaststroke, and 100 back +! Clown diving by Tom Prie. ,
Buzz Brostrom went the ny4t ; stroke will represent the South man. King McLauren, Tony TUI _,, .
full route on the mound for NAS Central Group in the 300 meters .I bier and other funsters entertained .
while Matt Mattix and Earl Gulled I medley relay race the last of this spectators while swimmers '
ge combined their hurling talent month. Another relay team will were resting and preparation
1
for the Chiefs. The victorywas be composed of the best fr eestylers ware being made for the fancy

Brostrom's initial win, having r on the team. diving event.

lost two tilts earlier in the Five World-Wide All-Navy records I
season. were shattered in the meet N WAVETCoinboPicks
Franke Hurls No-Hitter .s with Higgins breaking three-the I
Brostrom held the CPO's in 200 meters freestyle, 400 meters
check for the first three innings, I ..r"' freestyle and 300 meters individ- I"'', Steam
retiring them in order, while local DIVING CHAMPIONS-Capt. Alvin I. Malstrom, NAS Commanding ual medley Bob Cow:l1, also of' Up
sluggers tagged Mattix for six Officer, presents Floyd Stauffer of Pensacola with the Pensacola, chalked up a new ,
hits to score an even dozen runs. I diving championship medal awarded at the South Central swimming mark in the 100 meters backstroke To Win 3 TiltsA
Gulledge, a varsity relief pitcher, and diving eliminations at NAS last week. Behind Stauffer and Al Machael of Memphis j.
then took over the mound for the I is Bert Fox also of Pensacola, 2nd place winner and on the right is NATTC shattered the 100'' rejuvenated NAS Jax
Chiefs but was unable to halt Will Norman, third place winner from Great Lakes. 1 meters freestyle record. I WAVES softball team broke into
Jax-Navy's batsmen. Gene Horton i I Roedel Takes 1500 the win column with three

and Paul King led NAS in Miami Club Finishes On Alan Roedel, a Great Lakes I, straight victories at the Power
batting, garnering three hits in TopIn man with less than a month in the Plant diamond, last week end,
five trips each.Winning I : Navy, gave the Ninth Naval District after dropping their initial four
.. his tenth victory in Area AirLant Softball PlayMiami's ; a first by kicking his way starts. The WAVES will play hostto
thirteen Franke hurled
starts. no- to victory in the 1500 meters a Jacksonville Girls team, at
hit ball and held a visiting Pen I Naval Air Station Hurl freestyle last Wednesday afternoon 2000 tonight.
I
last !
sacola squad to two runs phoons newly crowned Jackson three innings. as the meet opened. Roedel's Feeling the wrath of another
Friday, as the local combo was 1 ville area AirLant softball champions I Air Group 13 pulled the upsetof time was 22 minutes, 9 seconds. potential top-notch local WAVE
.,, a credited with their eighth consecutive will clash with the Quonset the tournament when it dumped I Wednesday evening, the Sixth nine, the NAS Charleston combo
and 22nd victory of the sea .Point area champions and the the Miami nine, 7.6, Friday. Naval District took over as Higgins dropped a two game series to the
son.'X Norfolk area title holder for the Bowling limited the losers to 3 captured the 200 meters freestyle Jax belles by a 13-0 count Sun
AirLant softball crown this weekat safeties while his teammates were i,: in 2 minutes.. 22.8 seconds. day. and a 14-13 margin Saturrlav..
Victor Norfolk, Va. overcoming a 6-2 margin which Cowell then took the 100 meters Pensacola's girls in blue n1eC a
Bill Ruscetta started out when Miami crossedthe backstroke in 1 minute. 9.8 sec 6-5 defeat at the hands of Coach
In Benefit Golf PlayBill finals The with Hurphoons a record, reaching marred by the a plate four times in the initial I onds, and John Garrett of L'- Jack Duncan's charges, Friday.
canto. Jeune, clocked at :3 minutes, 7.6
7-6 loss to Air Group 13 earlierin I Ruth LaVere chucked her second -
Ruscetta captured top the chase, came with the Tough Competition seconds, came from behind to cop straight win of the current
in the Handicap benefit up Fasron 6 chased honors in the 200 meters
honors local softball diadem when they Cecil Field's top season when the Jax combo halt-
golf tournament staged on the local tripped the same crew, 2-0 at the Air Group 17 out of the race witha 1 breaststroke event. ed the Charleston team in an ab-
course Saturday by bangingout Power Plant diamond Saturday. 4.3 victory. Joe Hall held the On Thursday afternoon, Roedel breviated game Sunday Due to
a neat 43 on twelve holes. Cecil Fielders to 4 bingles while again opened the day's competition I the lack of available substitutesthe
The tourney was a best selected Victors Win Four his teammates acquired the same by winning the 800 meters visitors had to throw In the
t 12 hole affair with one-half the Miami reached the top perch number of blows. I I freestyle event in 11 minutes, 38.4 1 towel in the 4th frame after trail-
original handicap allowed. I with an 11-6 triumph over VF- Al Lopez set Air Group 13'I seconds. The following evening, ing 13-0.
deadlock for second I 133, a forfeit win over Group 17 400 free
A five-way Higgins took the meters Scoria
down on two hits as Fasron 1 : Heavy
place resulted when A. B. Con and a 11-4 victory over Fasron 6. 1 scored a 7.2 triumph Friday. A I style in 5 minutes, 8.2 seconds I In an extra inning affair Sat
ner, H. Russell, S. J. Horton, R. The Miami Hurphoons white- 5-run outburst in the 5th iced the while Al Machael of Memphis 1 urday, the Station WAVES edged
Bartens and J. M. Rayfield all washed Air Group 13, 2-0 behind I followed with another
: game for the Fasronites. First NATTC I Charleston, 14-13, to win their
finished with tallies of 45. mound ace Don Stevens Satur sacker, Whitey Chandler was the victory for the Sixth Naval District I second straight contest. Making
The benefit tourney which had day. The Miamian's deceptive de- big gun tn the Fasron win with 2 by copping the 100 meters the most out of 11 Charleston
24 on the entry list last Saturday, livery kept the Air Groupers in hits in 4 trips. i; freestyle in 1 minute, 2.2 seconds. bobbles, the Jax team scored 1 in
is being staged every week-end tow throughout the 7 inning fray, the first inning, 6 in the 2nd. 4 in
Air Group 17 dealt Air 1it's
with the proceeds going to buy while his teammates chased home Group the 5th, 2 in the 7th and 1 in the
the winning pair of runs. second loss of tourney 4-3 at Civilian Links
trophies and other awards for theDependents' I I 8th.
Cecil Field eliminate
Thursday to
Golf Tournament In the semi-final tilt Saturday,
LaVere hurled her first win
of
I II
: its stablemate from the softball -
scheduled for early In September.All Air Group 13, trampled FASRON chase. Meet Postponed the season, Friday night when the ,_
personnel are invited to enter 6, 10-0. Ed Bowling handcuffedthe I j I local belles tripped NAS PenllsI -
Carrier Air Group 1, behind the '
the regular Saturday affairs, Fasron hitters after getting 1 The open golf tournament for
1 cola, 6-5. It was the Jax WAVES
3-hit of Slim
the entrance fee being $1.00. I off to a rough start in the first chucking Cummings, 1 : civilian employees scheduledto I initial win after suffering four
ran VF-133 from the competitionwith 13 has been'' ,
-- --- open August
setbacks. Rickey Larrick wieldedthe
In This Weather a 7-3 count last Wednesday. 1 cancelled until further notice I big willow for the station hat
On 4 VF errors and 3 free passes I
tourney officials have an-
the Air Group outfit tallied 4'' nounced. }' ,1 ters by smashing 3 hits in 3 trips.

I '49 Grid Edition To Don Attire times in the second inning to sew Plans are being rearrangedand -xI -
the A 2-run in I
up game. splurge ', the new date will be an- ,I Skeet Team 'C
the 3rd setto was VF's only nounced later.
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threat. I I J
For Practice Starting MondayHopes Slips Off Par
t
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the
will run high on
Jacksonville Naval Air Station essee system with a "T" and the Out-shot by thirteen top-notch
football field next Monday when embryo stage Memphis attack, I | skeet teams in the Service Divis-
Lcdr. Don Jacka takes over the Key men in all these operationswill ion of the National shoot held at
reins for his second term as probably be Hutchinson, a Dallas, Texas, last week, JaI .
grid tutor and sends local foot driving runner and good- passer I, I Navy's birdbusters had to be c
ballers through their paces in full who quarterbacked at the University I III I tent with fourteenth place, after
uniform. II of Alabama several years registering a team total of 1173
ago and joined Jax-Navy last clay pigeons. Their next matchis
The half-dozen men who may
year. Combining him with Kin- slated to be against a team
raise winning hopes this year are"llama" near, Epperson, and Anderson i from the visiting British Frigate
Hutchinson, par-excel- ,
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lence blocker and 190 pound should give the local potency. H. M. S. Snipe sometime next

quarterback from the '48 eleven; The other backs are experiencedDom week.
Harry Epperson, all around defensive Savino and Gordon Kent, a I I The service crown was capturedby
back-breaking halfback pair of youngsters with the will | z' rs a San Diego Navy squad for

from last year; George Kinnear, to win. Both were members of the second consecutive year with i l'
line smashing fullback; George i last years's top-notch combo. The a total of 1225. A Marine team
Kerstein, 210 pound tackle: ChuCk speedy Savino has a loose arm from El Torro, Calif., and a Strategic
Moore, 200 pound flanker; and and is fleet afoot, while Kent I' Air Command team from '
Andy Anderson, break a way should also improve and becomeone the Air Force tied for second with
runner from last season's squad. of the teams outstanding 1222 points. In the shoot-off, the
This, however, doesn't include wingmen this fall.AllNavy Air Force team came out on top.

those 1948 greats Bill Malonoskie 1, Linemen i I Sgt. Glenn Van Buren, a member
and Joe Sinko, who are sure to George Hollad, sub-pivotman in Y of the second place StrategicAir
don the Blue and Gold in Mon '48 will be a' solid nucleous in Command aggregation in the
day's initial practice session. the line this season, replacinglast service division, took top individual ? .
Two Systems Planned year's Dave Barksdale who is honors in the entire Nationals
The workers in the preliminary out with injuries. At the guards I ik meet by registering an unbeatable .
sessions will mostly the 20-odd j will be the 1948 All-Navy duo of 250x250 perfect score.
sum of returning veterans, plus 'i Bill Molonoskie and Joe Smko. I I Jax-Navy's sharp-shooters, wh.
several letterman from the old I, The tackles rate pretty fair with seemed to be off the pace and below j
1947! who I Weldon, Wilbur Sweat, : their usual average in Dallas, *
Jax-Navy aggregation Larry __ _____._ .... .. .
are once more on duty here at'I Norris Thomas, and Jim Nugentall U' .- )!:.H ..;..t.. __._ '.: finished with the following tallies:
Jacksonville< NAS. While this sea ready for action while Ben FREESTYLE WINNERS- sensational Fensa- Gene Varner of VF-171, 243; j
son's huskies may not look unusu- Adams w.ll be around to go in as cols tankman, accepts the IOU meters freestyle championship: medal Bill Arthur of Ordnance and Gun-. t.
illy fast nor unusually bib\ therere tackle if weak spots show. from Capt. Francis Lee Albert during the South Central swim nery, 241; Nick Gallitano of V.. $ 'f
enough ingredients to promise Three huskies at end may be I meet held here last week. Looking on are Alan Itoedel of Great 83, 239: ; Wayne Eddington of VA- ,
i improved attack. Jacka is Jack Duncan, Vince Ananu, and Lakes, second 'place, (left and George Twuas of Fensacola. 3rd 134, 228; and Jack Barlcon, Ext'I
'ng two formations-the Tenn Chuck Moore. place winner (right). utive Officer of NARTU, 227,