Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: November 10, 1949
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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VOL. ,7-No. 32 10 November 1949

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

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1.l )ix-NavyMeets Creek In Charity-Tilt I

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r ':Reservists Hold <: ay Locals Ready

Two-week Supply 4

r.' School at NASAbout For Saturday

30 reserve supply offi- FracasJaxNavy's
cers are in the midst of the first Night
week of a two-week orientation

school being conducted here at on-and-off
the Naval Air Station. gridiron

Lt. L. E. Woodall of the Washington j warriors will attempt to.

1 Bureau of Supplies School get back on the winning track

accompanied by Lt. (jg) J. M against a formidable Little

I Jones, also of Naval Supply Creek Amphib eleven in the
and Accounts, and the Na- I
i Corps
annual YMCA
building benefit
val Supply Corps School, Bayonne -
N. J., arrived last Sunday I attraction under the arc lights

to set the school being held in Saturday night at the
;. ,;\. the training room of the Supply ____ '__."......,.._""" "'....y.-:_,"'..---w.-..... ,_.?w ,m N,",_ ""p ". ',...._ II Gator Bowl. Kickoff spacious time is

I, building. Lectures at the classes CHARITY FRAY FOE-Here's the probable starting lineup of the invading undefeated Little set for :2000.Sponsored .
t, will cover such subjects as the Creek Amphibs from Virginia who provide the opposition for the Jax: Navy gridders in Saturday
t,- national security act, naval sup- night's benefit grid encounter. From left to right linemen Ed Petroka, right end; Henry Oldham, by the American Legion -

;; ply command the science of log. right tackle; Ed Wetzel, right guard; Chuck !Morrow, center; Ev LeDuc, left guard; Harry Johnson, Posts of Duval County, Satur
1 istics personnel and materiel left tackle; John Hennesseye, left end. The backfield, left to right, Paul Kelley right halfback; Pat day night's fray has been selectedas

'j S mobilization andother subjects Ilisueglia, quarterback; Kooky Stone, fullback, and Don Hancock, left halfback. this year's charity contest with
r" pertinent in bringing reserve personnel the proceeds going toward the
I to full readiness in case of $100,000 pledge made to( the

f emergency. '> Huge Armistice Day Celebration YMCA building fund.

G Reserves attending the school New Auto To Go Also on tap will be a drawing
." hail from the fifth, sixth, and at halftime In which some lucky
.: ; eighth naval districts and the fan will\ ride home in a new luxurious *
Slated For Jacksonville
Potomac River Naval Command. FridayNaval Chevrolet sedan. The new car,
,7 r The school is the 10th organized To Lucky: FanTickets along with numerous other prizes.too .

}1 by the Naval Supply Corps Traveling Air Station personnel will play a prominent part in Jack numerous to mention will bo
,k: I School, such schools are to sonville's Armistice Day celebration Friday, which will feature pa. given to the holder of the win.

., i be operated semi-annually in all radea, "open house", luncheons and a dance at the Duval County for the big annual ning ticket.
naval nstallations in the United Armor i iI I Seek 5th Win
football at the Ga-
charity game Jax-Navy w1lbe\ Its
r States I A color guard, plus a unit of seeking
h; t-at 11 a.m. to observe a moment : I lpr Bowl Saturday night, in fifth win of the season against the '
Capt. H. F. Gingrich Supply (Marines, 40 strong, and three unitsof
... Officer, will be host for theft of silence in memory of the which Jax Navy and Little veteran Amphibs. Although the
120 ,
sailors comprising men I Little Creek combo boasts an undefeated

j" school. dead of World War I and II. Creek, Va. lock horns ale still
:. all from the Naval Air Station, record of eight wins,
", -x- All service personnel are invited I available at the Ship's Service, Coach Jacka's charges are expected -
in addition to a force of 40 more
to attend the dance: at the Du- : Physical Training and the Jax to re-bound from the 40-0 lac-
Base Personnel Mailnes from NAAS Cecil Field, ing they received last week
val County Armory on Armistice Air News. at
will participate in the colorful parade Camp Lejeune.The .
1 ft from 2100 to 2400. Sponsored I
Contribute night Some lucky ticket purchaser
Can to get underway at 1000 in Amphibs have not been
: downtown Jacksonville. Capt. Louis by American Legion Post t tNo.9 attending the game will be given meeting the top ranking service
the dance is free. Servicemen -
To Chest Fund a new Chevrolet which will teams on the East Coast this sea-
\ Daze, USMC, of NAS Jackson- are invited to bring their fam-j son and they expect Ja.x-Navy to

',"oi'I t. there is no special ville will be in charge of the NAS ilies and USO hostesses will be awarded at half-time cere- be their toughest foe this year.
1 r Although hand for for monies, along with a long list
Community Chest drive for military parade units. dancing partners I Head Coach Bob Hutchinson has
"' those without dates. of other prizes. been priming his boys for the
.; personnel aboard the Naval Hear Admiral John H. Cassady, I
Air Station, personnel can still vol. Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, ; A luncheon in the MayflowerHotel One of the largest crowds (,f Gator Bowl tilt and will depend
to the worthy will immediately follow the greatly upon quarterback Pat Bis-
; contribute
untarily la to be grand marshal the parade
f' the season is expected to be
Representative Charles E. ceglia, a tough signal-caller who
"" fund drive by turning in their con- with Nathan L. Mallison, superintendent parade.
.a: tributlons to their respective division of the city recreation Bennett will be featured speakerat on hand for Saturday night's has already been ottered a scholar-
I the luncheon. Open house will ship to Notre Dame.
officers. depaitment as deputy grand mar contest which has all indicationsof
be held at numerous poets of vet- Co-Captains of the Amphibs.
.4'1 : The Community Chest drive held shal. turning into a rugged scrap.
trans' organizations. halfbacks Don Hancock and Paul
r' primarily for civilians closed here Begins at JOlK Little Creek is undefeated but
Kelley, are two more skilled pig-
.' I The football game at the Gator
"" Nov. 3 with station employees contributing -, Reviewing stand for the parade, Bowl Saturday night between Jax the locals are always capableof skinners the locals will have to
than $5,200
little better which will form at 1000 Laura contend with. Hancock
on has crossedthe
'. in what has been termed one Navy and Little Creek Va. will pulling the unexpected.In .
street and side stl eels north of celebration white stripe 12 times for the
wind the local ,
of the most successful fund drives Church street, will be at the Ara- which up is Jacksonville's: foremost last year's charity fray Amphibs so far this season, while

ever conducted here. gon hotel on Forsyth street. The patriotic display. Saturday night's Jax Navy dumped Fort Ben- another back, Bill Stone, has
Twenty-one Red Feather services line of march will be south on scored 11 times.
the Du 13-0 and
fray is being sponsored by ning, thereby annex-
benefit from the drive. All are Laura to Adams, west to Broad, Council with L sale JC.f'Iid y '
val County Legion
ed the Southeastern
character building organizations south to Forsyth, and east to proceeds from the fray going to I Army. The Amphibs copped the At-
which aid in the prevention of Ocean. The parade will come .to. a meet the $100,000 YMCA build- Navy grid diadem. lantic Fleet title last year, but lost
and disease. To out to
crime poverty Quantico 18-0 in the Ea.stCoast
date some $275,000 has been donated Ing fund pledge. ____ n. 0__ _. play-offs for All-Navy title.
toward the $523,000: set for Du Base Observes "" ,. \, '""- ,: '" .'{o"w, "--ow ," ". ''I Bob Hooks will probably start
val County j I in Jax-Navy's quarterback slot
-- Holiday FridayA .' 1 I Saturday evening. Hooks received
slight injury in the Lejeune tilt

More Collectors full day's respite from workis last week-end, but should be ready
,. in store for NAS personnel on 1 to go against the Amphibs. While

i Armistice Day, Friday Nov. 11. r Hooks does some of the aerial
I work Gus Kinnear, Bill and
Added For CPO Observed a legal holiday
as '
Bill Buesing are also
very adept
administrative &
the guard,
necessary and maintenance duties 3 $ 'at flingingthe oval.Harry .
Epperson's absence from
will be performed on that day. :
\ Special Project the line-up this week will throwa

P +. ;! { -x- s -a t fr slight shadow of gloom over ...
':T.tr:; "'.. ditional collectors have been U SS Philippine Sea I Coach Jacka's face. Epperson did
:, ,nfcmlnated for the Chief Petty Offitoera' some neat pass-grabbing in lastweek's
r-tom t; special project held in con- fray but military duties
junction with the annual Christ- Leaves Jax FridayThe (Continual on Page. 8)) .
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mAl party which will fete Navy ,
a carrier USS Philippine Sea
children and a group of under- "Kongo" FeaturedIn
privileged children from nine will leave the waters off Jackson- ;!

homes and orphanages.The ville tomorrow following a week of
collectors added to the training; operations in which Car- Special Edition.f.
rier Air Croup One of Fleet Air
group which is endeavoring to Jacksonville participated. The "story" of Kongo its: prep-
5 raise funds to purchase a tele- aY' aration, progress and ultimata
vision set for each of the nine Returning from Carribean waters achievement is featured in a spe- .
homes for the underprivilegedare with Carrier Air Group One cial 4-page supplement of today': i

William M. Mansfield, ADC aboard the Philippine Sea arrived Jax Air News. Who, what, when, \
Admininstration building; Harold here Sunday. During the carrier's ii iLJi ,why where, and how all the 4
. O. Woods, ATC Boat house; M- stay here 500 men of the Air pertinent data is contained in ,j
.' I Sgt. Lester W Juchler, Marines Group One of Cecil Field, enjoyed .." these four pages for our readers. $

... i I" and George B. Jones, HMC, Na- liberty in Jacksonville\ OPENING NIGIIT DUCATS-Mrs. W. F. Bringle! left, chairman The true, factual story of just .J
val Hospital.The Commanded by Captain R. R. of the ticket committee and !Mrs. Donald (.., Jacka, right, member how much work goes into such a
drive for which $150 has Waller USN, the carrier will pick of the ticket committee make a sale to Naval Air Station commanding production Is brought out in this S
already been pledged by the I up new planes and men before embarking officer Capt. Alvin I. Malstrom who purchased tickets special supplement. The entire I
CPO'a will commence No15 upon its return trip to the for his family for the opening night performance of the three-act cast will be featured in next

und end. Dec. 16. I Atlantic waters. drama week's edition ,

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 10 November 1949


I Veterans Bonus Up_For Consideration Course EM AvailableTo PersonnelA

---'---- 14-week course at the U. S.
py Armed Forces Press Service The Army has made the reversed grade num- w Naval School for Enginemen, Class

Legislation providing for payment of bering system used in the Career CompensationAct .e A, Is available for qualified per .,

a bonus to veterans of World War II is Sergeants official now for belong all purposes.to Grade First E-7 and instead Master of r eonnel, according to the NAS Per-

expected to be brought up by the House Grade 1. sonnel Office.

Veterans' Committee early next year. The Air Force policy for future barracks construc- Located San Diego, Calif and
tion will be to provide more privacy for the at Great Lakes Ill. (for service-
Committee's legislative
East Coast) the school
individual through use of sleeping cubicles accommodating j men on the ,
calendar, calls for "adjusted compensa- not over four men, each equippedwith boasts of a well-rounded course

tion" for veterans at the rate of $3 per Its own lavatory facilities. Living quarters, .S \ which incorporates basic theory

day for continental service and $4 per day mess halls and day rooms will be under one roof. operation, maintenance, and repairof
barracks will be converted most modern types of engines.
for time spent overseas. Maximum pay- Mobilization-type tao
the cubicle plan wherever practicable. In the shops and laboratories pf Ms+. i
ment to an unwounded veteran wouldbe .. the engine school, student g ther

$4,500, with an additional $500 for hold- Special handling of efficiency reports of Army feel of the tools of their'l' 4 hs'

ers of the Purple Heart. enlisted personnel under the Career Plan who they study the iun<: s

Field commanders are being: cautioned against are about to be transferred or discharged froma components as fuel tlonB' v:
waste and inefficiency in administration of non- unit has been ordered by the Army. Under ernors, and ?

appropriated welfare funds in order to avoid the new system, the efficiency report will be Qualified personnel havth ;' r
curtailment of welfare activities as much ft* possible forwarded to the central computing unit ten days bined ARI plus MECH eq I / ,
of declining PX receipts. New Army-Air prior to transfer or discharge. The computingunit 105 with 18 months 'i. .. ""

Force PX and commissary regulations providefor will score the individual at once furnishinghis ice are eligible to '.
restrictions In lists of items carried for sale score to his unit so that it may be enteredon school. I
and operations in areas where commercial storesare his qualification card (form 20)) before he Y. 5a ;
convenient and offer merchandise at reasonable leaves.

prices. The Air' :Fore has.moved. *to alleviate the froz- Classified .
The Air' Force has announced two additional en situation in top enlisted grade promotions.No ; } 4
Career Fields the Airman Statistical and Machine longer will temporary officers qualify for
Accounting Field and the Airman Information automatic enlistment as master sergeants by BulletinCALL
Field. completing ten years of commissioned service.
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The Navy will reploy ships and carrier-based President Truman recently vetoed legislation YWOOD1-l\Jaybe, not, EXT.FOR 8230 SALE FOR ADS

aircraft of the Second Task Force against an authorizing' Federal payment of up to $1,600 but Hollywood has none better Brownie automatic.shot gun.. 16 gaugepollychoke
"enemy" fleet of 19 submarines augmented by toward purchase of automobiles for handicappedWorld It's Frankie Jackson, winnerof O*!\>a. M. u, Henory.Boston .
land-based planes this month in the largest Navy War II veterans on the ground the bill the "best dressed" costumeat Terrier pups. A KG Regis. Stud'
ieI'v avail. Robinson's Kennel. Tel.
peacetime maneuvers ever held in North Atlantic would create inequities and lead to abuses. A the NArtu-ettes Hallow'een I 62254.

waters. previous bill granting paraplegics autos remains party held recently at the 3 looms fuin. Includ. combination
effective. NAUTU enlisted barracks.Enrollment radio & phono., wash Machine. Ji:<0.M .
A Navy Selection: Board will convene on November f D, Davis 3429 (B) Dewey Pk. "

14 to recommend line officers for temporary Army, Navy, Air Force and the pivil Aeronautics Circulating Norge oil heater. 25.
Heats 5 rooms. D. P. Tr'ayer, *xt.
promotions to the grade of rear admiral. will cooperate in .a program to control un- Open 8124.

safe flying practices by. both Service and civilian Maytag machine, $40. CUmpIlt, Apt.
In order to permit maximum Christmas leave, pilots. The core of the new program is a planto H03! (". NAS Ext. 8370
the Army has authorized suspension of trainingat expedite investigations and reports of viola- 1 In, Atomic EnergyFor Chiefs coat worn once. Size 38. $:iO.Wlrhou..ky .
ZI installations from December 22 to January tions of flight regulations. I 5 Gr. Oak Circle Oiange
4, 1950, both dates inclusive. 11 I Park.
Goodyear tire and tube baby stioiler.
Navy Officers
Dramamine the air and seasickness
new remedy Smith 1411 Child St.
President Truman has signed legislation authorizing was given an extensive test during ExeiclseMiki I Front loom set Cheap. Miller, 1345-B
expansion of Armed Forces facilitiesfor the recent Hawaiian maneuvers. I The Navy is accepting officer Randolph St.
research in supersonic aircraft and guided I applications for a new threeyearpost Rollawny bed, Inner spring matties
missiles. The expansion program includes construction Washington Marine Corps Headquarters personnel 'i graduate course in radiological $12. Schuller.I 1107 Allegheny Rd.
defense engineering and fora Wash. mach apt.' sle $10 or best offer,
of an air-engineering development center contributed 50 per cent more than their
I 14-day nuclear science seminar Lt. Myers. Apt. 5000 E. Ext. 8171.
quota in the recent Community Chest campaign.Red J-J Piper Cub & luggage trailer Best
-- ------------- -- -- ------ -- ----- --- ----- ---- ----- as part of its continuing programfor offer! McDon l, 1021 Basin St. Ext.

Dance Set TonightA ( Cross Opens r -Wake- -Forest---- atomic training energy personnel fields. in various Mink 772. dyed Russian Marmot. fur coat.

$995. Med. size Mis. W. T. Rc'Kfis.' -
i ; !
Crew's Dance Is on tap tonight Civil Engineer Corps officers Call 2.1028.Florence: .
at the Anchorage with the Cecil Field Office ,: I Alumni Meet from the rank of lieutenant (jun. tleo. range! St()(). Ch. CUM,
station band providing the music I ior grade) through commanderare FASRon 6. Ext. 8217.
I A sub-office of the American '! Plans are afoot for a re-union I II I Will" sell equity In new 3 bedrm. house.-.
for the occasion eligible to apply for the post
Red Cross will be opened Nov. 2 I of Wake Forest College alumni I I Attach garage & breezeway, Comtn.
Refreshments will be served at graduate course which will involve to NAS. Ch. Hate. Ext 261.27' .,
at Cecil Field in an effort to better i from NAS and Jacksonville. i
:3 house tialler. 2-600x16 tires
the affair which gets underway at the study of nuclear phy- t im.
2000) and closes at 2330. fulfill the organization's obligations I I All Interested Wake Forest : sics and radio chemistry. The and tubes. Crib Inner spring mattress'
I and stroller, ladles wrist watch.
to the armed forces it has I alumni ate asked to contact deadline
--- applications is Nov- 2445 Ph. 7- 608.
i Mvta.
been announced by Allen G. Scar- Morgan Bissette at extension I ember 21. 11'estern fiver bicjcle. Baggage rack A
Careful InvestmentOf borough. Field Director. I 605. A total of 50 members of the I basket, 120. L. B. Foley. Ph. 8-1U4. .
The Cecil Field sub office to -- ----- -------- : '46 Buick Roadmaster Sedan. $1175 or --
Naval Research Reserve will attend
be located in the main adminlstra..1 After office hourp the representatives best offer. Also 49 Cadtlac. Lrdr.
the nuclear Ph.
NSLI Refunds i science seminar Miller. VF 133. Ext. 429 or
tion building room 111 will be can be reached through the' to be held at Oak Ridge Tennessee 8-5708.

I open daily Monday through Friday.In telephone operator the OfficeroftheDay's from November 30 through I bath FOR KKNT Eleo. kitchen
Urged Of VeteransVeterans 2 rm. pvt. gars!Re apt. -
charge of the new office will be
December 13 under sponsorshipof $14 a week McClelland, Tlma-
William C Ross who extends a office or the squadron the Office of Naval Research. quana Rd. Country club. Ph 2.7114.!!
who receive refunds on welcome to all hands to visit him. duty officers. Broad in the planned 4 iin. fuin. apt Mrs Parrott 2304 Her
their National Service Life Insur- scope, schell St. Ph. 76972.
seminar program includes lectures New 2 bdim. house In Lakeshore, En.
ance, shortly after Jan1, 1950 and demonstrations of radi- nls. Pho. 2-9746.

-are urged think to carefully use this before money investing wiselyto Forty-Two Shop Committeemen -I II ation effects in cells, human and 2 Apt.im, pvt 2-06.both & entrance RKeisId.

hazardous schemes. animal and discussion on nuclear Fuin. garage apt, bdrm. pvt. bath A
reactors shielding and atomic kitchen Mrs Thompson. 1924 \\ood-
The nation's 16 million veteransof it to the mere. Ph. 2-246J or 5-42SN.
as applies Navy.
World War II will receive some To Take Newly Acquired Posts power I Rm. & kltfhenete. utilities furn. Cone
Two experiments will be performed -
with to NAS Mrs Lachance, 2931. Algon.
dollars in refunds
$2 I i ( by each officer and actual I Quin Ave.
the average payment per veteran i I Newly elected members of the Naval Air Station's civilian Shop half-life and cross-section curves 3 room cottage with bath. $35 mo. Mrs.
averaging around $125 and in some Committtees final confirmation of their newly-won I Ah'Is. Ph. 2-4742.
are awaiting ap- will be calculated for various ma- I Rm. with bath. Mrs. McCormick, 2849
cases will reach 528. That is a i pointments before assuming their duties on the various departmentshop i terials.It I College St. Ph. 78396.
lot "money in the pot," so to committees. is not intended to train specialists 12 rm. house. Furnished I.. B. Foley
speak 'and veterans are being ad- I The new members, totaling 42 in number, have already met unofficially during this period but to Seaboard Ave .South of Ttmaquana
Road. Ph. 8.1124.Rm
vised to save some part of this on several occasions, playing a prominent part in the success I give sufficient information to I pvt bath & entrance For single

dividend in the form of United I of. the recent, Community!! Chest_ Drive. I those attending to permit them to I man. Mr's. Baker. 27981.
H F:1.: rRiders
States Savings Bonds. I In the recent election, over 3- : ---- -- find new uses or better techniques I ,
All veterans are being urged to 500 NAS civilian employees went I i IVb Committee; and Frank Court in the use of radio isotopesin 07JO to wanted 0400 from Mis So LaMee side. Supply.Hour

consider carefully how each div- to the polls to cast their ballot ney, John E. Parson, and George their own special fields. i I xt. 821 or Ph. 9-1062.;
idend check can best be expended for the candidate they wanted to I Anderson, Group II and III Committee The seminar lectures will Include Ride wanted from vicinity of W. 26th

and there is no better security fora represent them on the Shop Com scientists from the Oak I fr : Major..OAR.Ext. 372.Hrs: 0700 to 1530.Mrs. .

serviceman, or veteran and his mittee during the coming year. I Civilian employees of the Mis- Ridge National Laboratory, the WantedJob: baby 1111 II{nil'. Jeanette
family than Savings Bonds. Balloting in every departmentwas i, cellaneous Department, including Naval Medical Research Institute Stewart 1147 B Allegheny St. .
----- exceptionally heavy. The i j i Industrial Relations, Communication Bethesda, Maryland, and Dr. --- -x. -- -

She: "How about giving me a number of votes cast exceeded Operation, Adminis- Clark Goodman, of the Massachu- All-Service Dance
diamond bracelet the required 50 per cent neededto I trative, Medical, and Dental, setts Institute of Technology. Ad-
He: "My dear, extenuating circumstances make the election in each de- named three members to their dresses will be given by Rear Slated At Armory
perforce me to pre- partment valid. committee. They were Grace C. Admiral T. A. Solberg, Chief of t
clude you from such a bauble of While no official announce- Hamrick, Administrative; Elizabeth Naval Research; Rear Admiral Instead of the formal dance a.
extravagance." ment of the appointments to the L. Lynch, Industrial Re- Robert W. Hayler Commandantof originally planned in observance .-
She: "I don't get it." Shop Committee has been made, lations; and Florence J. Barden, the Sixth Naval District; and ''of Armistice Day, the USO club
He: "That's what I said." a special release to the Jax Air Administrative. Rear Admiral Tom B. Hill, Navy will join with the Jacksonville
---- --- --. News listed the employees who Overhaul and Repair Depart- Director of Atomic Energy. Recreation department in co-
led the balloting. Last minute j ment employees named 21 mem- Although a knowledge of nuclear sponsoring an all-service dance' ", .;. .t r a)'
Jax Air News resignations on the part of elec-j bers to their seven committees.For physics or allied subjects is Friday from 2000 to 2400 at4thc. 6* '!I
Editorial Office tees may alter the compostion of I Committee No.1, those not necessary for approval of at- Duval county armory K' t., "oi'.ftj ..+ "
South Wing, Lower Deck the committee before the official i named included Helen M. Sty- tendance, Naval Reserve appli- A square dance with rriljsk( :
930 announcement. I ron, H. E. Flowers, and Mary cants for the 14-day seminar must 'country style" will be heldlt l)1 t f + I
Bldg.Extenslon-8184 Committeemen ListedIn Gillis while Gerald T. Elmore, be college graduates, preferably urday at the Club for ser *i jce" :tr' "d
Telephone the Public Works Department Robert D. Price and GlenmoreT. with degrees jn science or engi- men. USO hostesses will be JAM*, 4
Atdrt II. Planey, Editor
the employees elected 12 Monroe were named for Com- I neering. tendance both affairs. mrtw!,
mittee No. 2. Leading the list for 1------- ;!
SUff Memtwri Chrt TiM-kmc, N; members to their four commit- -- -.- .'
Urging, Huftri, I"A; Lorna Covert tees. Those named and the com Committee No. 3 were Joseph A. 1IMt
AA. 1 mittees on which they are ,to McSwain, DeWitt T. Jewel and THEATRE GUIDE
The JAX AIR NEWS Is published I serve include George J. Gem- Bennett F, Jackson. CommitteeNo.

weekly Jacksonville at the U. Florida S. Naval and Air pilnt4 SU-. ming, Faunce R. McCully, and I 4 members included MarcusL.

.Lion commercially with non-approprlatca I Frances Theus, IVb Committee; Chapman Thomas A. Feaster, MAINSIDE AUDITORIUMMOVIES
fund at no expense to the government I George A. MacKenzie HermanR. I and Dennis G. Steadman, while .
and In compliance with SecNav Circular I Lutzen. and Frank Ironmonger I Edward L. Duke, Warren G. Ches- : Wuk-days-1730 and 2000. k.f'nds-1430 and 2000
Letter 45-1918 dated 12 December 1945. I and James McCauley were THURSDAY NOV. 10
Jr. Maintenance Committee ser,
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distributed free of charge :
Copies at the are Naval Air Station the Naval Wilbur C. hish, Russell F. Ty- the choice for Committee No.5. "THE RENEGADES" starring Larry Parks and Evelyn Keyea.
Air Reserve Training Unit Naval Aux. son, and Joseph J. Mote, Trans- j 01 the more than 30 employees FRIDAY, NOV. 11
Inarv Air Station Cecil Field, and the ;: portation Committee, and Johnie named for Committee No.6, "LUCK OF THE IRISH" with Tyrone Power and Anne Baxter.
U. S. Naval Hospital.The Leavins, Gerald W. Robertson, : William M. Pittman Walter L. SATURDAY, NOV. 12, and SUNDAY, NOV. 13
I and Alonzo T Hall, Utilities Committee Bunce and James S. Edwards "RECKLESS MOMENT" featuring James Mason and Joan Ben At
JAX AIR NEWS Is a member ot 'I garnered the majority of the nett. ,
the Armed Faces Press Service. Re. committee. )MONDAY NOV. 14
material from these Choke of the Supply and Fiscal votes cast for their
sources production must tar a credit line. Repub. I Department employees for I while Thomas P. Roberts, CarsonJ "APARTMENT FpR PEpGY1' starring Jeanne Crain and Wil-
Heat/Ion of other matter except bynervlce t their: two committees included Wilcox, and Gordon W. Vail liam Holden.
I publication Is piohiblted' without I Lloyd E Stevens Kenneth D. tallied the majority for Committee TUESDAY, NOV 151 WEDNESDAY 1', NOV. 16

NEWS permission, I of Editor JAX AIR i I King and Olit) M. Highsmith, No 7, TOKIO JOE" featuring Humphrey Bogart !and) Anne Knox

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Kongo! Kongo : A word that has! spread ]like) wildfire It

anyone is not Kongo (conscious by :now he should be. And thai .

i is exactly as it should be All hands: should become inereas

ingly aware of the play and what it means to them

Aside from gaining: entertainment value from the play

itself, there i is the real purposes behind the presentation of

the three-act !stage production. Proceeds derived from the

show go to fill the coffers of the recreation fund which IS

used to benefit, enlisted :naval personnel

Recent restrictions in Ship's Service regulations: have

considerably reduced the amount of money available for \\'el.

fare, which ultimately means a reduction in recreational activities -
since it is the from hip's' Service sales
profit reaped ______________n___..___........__.._____.._.______________ __ .._____.___.__m.n___'_
which provide the bulk of finances which supports athletic
CIVILIAN NIG1ITERS-It'll be a big': night for civilian employees who attend the special showing -
and recreation activity.It Sunday Nor, 20 Civilians will dine at the Officers Club and 804 club prior to attending; the per.
is through non-appropriated funds derived from formance. Heading the sponsors of "Civilian Night" are. left to right, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Fritch,
profits of ship's service and such presentations as Kongo Mr.! and Mrs. Ralph T. Mosley, and !Mr. and Mrs. Arnold O. Anderson. Mr FriUh is the senior sta-
that NAS recreational activities are able to be maintained.in tion civilian employees, Mr. Mosley is president of the Employees Association, and !Mr. Anderson Is
Industrial Relaitons Officer
battle when your main source of supply is cut, then other -

means must be devised to replenish your needs. So it is in All Employees Welcome

this case. Bongo i is being presented for the benefit of "white Gov. Warren

hats"]Have. you ever given a thought: to how your recreation l Special "Civilian Night" ShowingOf Heads Guests *)

activities! are made possible. Administration of the welfare

fund is the responsibility of the Physical Training and Recreation -
The welcome mat will I* laid
Officer, detailed to this duty by the Commanding Kongo Set For November down for a list of distinguished
Officer of the t ltion. A recreation council, consisting of visitors who will be honored guestsat
several commissioned officers, make recommendations as to the presentation of Kongo.On .
the of the funds, and audits all accounts. An A of opening night. Nov. 17 Governor
management special showing Kongo, designated a< 'Civilwn Night" and Mrs. Fuller Warren will
enlisted committee, made up of representative enlisted personnel has been arranged for Sunday, November 20th. for civilian employees be the honored guests Mayor and
inspects the condition of the fund and submits a of the Navel Air Station. Mrs. Hayden Burns of Jacksonville
Station and the
monthly report to the council containing its views and recommendations directors of management the Employees( Association the seats' they desire for this will be additional honored guests.
on the use of the fund. have made every effort to special showing. "Civilian Night" Sunday Nov. 20
will have Senator and Mrs. Claude
Careful planning and squeezing of the available recreation asure that all employees attend Civilian employees are not re-
Pepper a8 honored guest, while
stricted to the special night showing
fund enables the officials in charge to cany out their ing the special showing will havea but to attend Representative Charles E. Ben-
gala evening of dining and en- may arrange any
program of recreation for the enlisted man who becomes a tertainment. Prior to the performance of the other showings of their de belt will\ be honored guest at the
dull sailor without something to do and someplace to go during employees will have the sire. However. it is to be remem- Monday. Nov. 21st performance.
his liesure time. Such recreational outlets as dancing, opportunity of dining at the Of bered that 50 per cent of ticket
ficer's Club or the 804 Club. sold for the "Civilian Night"howing
bowling, swimming, parties and competitive athletics such
( At the Officer's Club a fine will be turned over to
as softball, baseball, basketball, volleyball, boxing, football, dinner, including cocktails, will the Employees Association for fu-
and golf, are all made possible through this fund. be served, the cost not to exceed ture use for civilian employee
Without a welfare fund there would be no Jax Navy $1.25. Because of the limited facilities welfare.
football baseball and basketball teams bringing recognition at both the Officer's Club
and the 804 Club, only
to the Naval Air Station and Jackson\'.ille. All these things:' buying tickets to the play persons will be :' I

are a necessary part of a station's and individual's morale. able to obtain tickets for the pre- ,
Can vou conceive of your station ever being without such I play dinners. Since the capacityof t '
activities ? the Officer's Club and the 804 yd
Club are limited tickets to the
Athletics are not the only activities made possible by j jnon dinner will be sold on a first

ppropriated funds. Books, newspapers and magazines [ come" basis.!
for the library, tools and equipment for the Hobby Shop, Honored Guests

dances, plus! numerous other activities. Almost every recrea- and Honored the special guest showing at the dinners of the

tional activity on the station is financed by welfare funds. play will include Senator Claude

The Navy has always strived to keep its personnel healthyin Pepper, while invited guests include
mind and healthy in body. It can best be achieved through Rear Admiral J. H Cas
such in recreation and hobbies. sady, Captain A. I. Malstrom
participation Commander P. F. Bedell, CaptainR.
Kongo is definitely a good play, one that should be seen. O. Minter. Captain H. F. Ging
You can never know a production or project of any sort with- rich, and Commander E. J Pel ; ( ov. Fuller Warren

out knowing what it i is all about. This three-act play to be tier. 'kw
the civilian
in five-dav Nov. 17 is Heading delegationwill
presented a run beginning Thursday be the directors of the Employees
a stirring drama which takes place in the teeming African Association! and the Commanding -rq" -
jungle. Some of the language in the play borders somewhaton I Officer's Advisory Boardof Sen. Claude PepperIdentification
the "rough" side, or "salty" side as some Navy men the AssociatIOn. Directors of -- --
include President
the Association
would say It's definitely not one of these boring, "Deah me, Ralph T. Mosley, Secretary Grate
I mustn't tarry no longer, Jeeves the Mah-ster is calling", C. Hamru.k, Treasurer Ernest L. a
things. It's a real down-to-earth characterization of a good Rodeillat, Eldon A. Rutten, Wil- In the two photos on the first s <
liam D. Potts, Thomas P. Roberts page of the Kongo supplement at
script with a good plot. The play was a huge success on
Ruth C. Seavey. Gerald J. Flem- the top are the "pack" bovs Left ,
Broadway where it played one year with Walter Huston in ing, and Frank'M. Ironmonger Jr. to right, they are Leroy McDan-
the leading role. Huston, you might suspect would not handle Members of the Commanding iels TN: John Small. SA; Charlie I
anything which he thought wasn't much good. Officers' Advisory Board, includes Miller, DC2: Yalvy Kmchen. TN: I
I and Brown J. Long. SA. In the j
Arnold O. Anderson. Industrial
The acting in Kongo is going: to surprise you. There are Relations Officer Theo-- I bottom nature is the entire cast I,
Aery few. if any professionals in the cast, but what they do dore Futih. Administrate: Officer of the play in one of the scenes. I Ift
with their portrayals of the characters is amazing. The acting ; Harry A. Burn Production I I
is exceptionally good for a play of this sort. Kongo is the Superintendent and J. W. Carson r.nil'E: UAG for the week
type of play that calls for "hard" acting. It's a brave lot ofNAS I Administrative OffIcer. contains these quotes : Jack Benne '
Tickets are to go on sale today I ''. on the Waldorf.: "It's so ritzy ,
personnel enlisted, officer, and civilian who trot out and will be handled I in each de- a man has to be shaved before
, (In stage Nov. I 17 for Kongo. They deserve the plaudits. of partment bv the representative they 11) let him into the barber
even the :severest critics. on the Board of Directors<< of the shop and! Henry Morgan on
Reserve a pedal night for Kongo for :your family, Employees Association Employees best seller "I staved up all night
I desiring to attend hould recently with the best mystery
friends or It will be a fine show for a worthy cause.Jon't .
guests make arrangements to see: their book ever written ].1hcl'k: .. r
miss it .. representatives today to reserve book step Charles E, Bennett
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DRAMA. ROJ\IANF.--Jlere are a couple of footlight: action photos of Kongo, depicting tense dramatic moments and a little romancingOn the left, Jack Byronas
Wash, is confronted with three Datives IcU to right, /oombie played by Comdr Lynn Hodenbarger.; Clio lo man, portrayed by Chief Frank Barr, and native tribesman -
William Ferro, 1N3 The play is not without the ""man meets woman angle". On the right Cart Louii: Daze, as Dr K.ngslaml! Mimes up1" to Grace Miles, who

will be seen as Annirrage

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Carry Out Special I Contribute Efforts

j Tasks With VigorThere 1. LJ!' : For Kongo( Play

j I There: I Is, more to the production
is probably, no word more of 8 stage play; than meets, theeye
overworked than "committee' the job of getting ready including -
the footlight action and
:But committees are an important the backstage work, topped off by:.
part of organization. So it is with the directing of the cast in carry-
the presentation of Kongo with 'ling:: out the theme of the play.
Upon the shoulders of Capt. P.
the members of the various com-
Rowland White. USN ( ret ), technical -
rnittees devoting their time in carrying
director and Mrs. White director
out t their assigned tasks m) I of Kongo fall these multi-
"team work" fashion. Shown In tudinous duties. They have contributed -
photographs on this page are members their time and talents
of the various committees who generously in the production of
have been hard at it since the play this play
; was first planned. Isobel l'White has> contributed herdirection
to many outstanding

.- ,.. .... stage successes from the West
I Coast to the East. Her stage
f. reminiscences and clippings would
fill severaJ sctapbooks A tone
tti Important Task time the contemplated a career
in law actually obtaining a degree
in law from the University of
i Guiding the various committees Southern California.
r in their multitudinoustasks
is the executive board for
Kongo, in photo above. Left to
right are, Lcdr. Guy N. Stroud,
business manager; Cormlr. Eugene -
LT J, Peltier, Mage manager:
__ Conulr. Porter
ff F. Bedell, chairman
and Lcdr. C. G. Strum liaison
officer. Extolling the play
.< ; before local civic ClUbs and other
organizations are the members .
of the speakers' committee
on the left Front row, left
to right, Mrs. M. LeCompte.Mrs. .
J. L. Holland (chairman),
Mrs. It. W. Shrum. Back row
left to right.: Mrs. J. M Hirst
Mrs R. G. Luckie Mrs. W. G.
Barnes, Mrs. It. II. Burns Mrs
D. L Jacka, and Mrs. C. K.
.a 1 a xe Lyons.
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Another Confab

Mrs. Isobel White
Mrs White is a woman of wide.
and vaned talents. During the war
Securing: advertising for the i I f'he'all assigned as a Navy war
program is no easy task, but correspondent to cover aviation
these women on the right: have J I new for the Phillip Andrews Publishing -
been carrying: out their tasks t h ; Company Among her many;
'With vigor aplenty. They han 'commendations is one from the
trekked the highways and byways Commanding General Headquan-
of Jacksonville with an t.'a ers Ninth Service Command, for
ever-present smile, in an effortto r her assistance in the production
nuke good their contacts. of the famous Army-Navy Wai-
Mrs. C. L, Denton left, chair- Show which travelled the' U. S.
man of the advertising commit during the war. She also has appeared -
teem checks the advertising: in radio skits on national
agency list with two of her networks She has done special
committee members, Mrs. Earl broadcasting for the Red Cross
Peterson and ]Mrs F. L. Jolly. and other charitable agencies, often -

writing her own script
Many Talents
Recently she has been engagedIn
S- Ticket SalesMrs writing a book. The script is
pies-ently titled "They Passed :Mv
Way" and concerns numerous interesting -
< and famous personalitiesi !'
she has known since the age of 15.
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W. F. Bringle, chairmanof i
the ticket committee, gives > 1
members of her committee, I a
right, )last minute instructionsas
they set out to deliver 'pos
ters. The women operate witha
unique booth "the flying
.squadron" which has been setup
4' j in several of the larger
downtown office buildings. Leftto
'- & I right are, front row Mrs,
W. F Bringle.!: Mrs. C. E.: Lair
Jr. !Mrs. K. H. Hums Mrs. J. I Ii
i ( e, ...o I), Shea, Mrs J. [. Holland, i
,e Sirs R, P. Kline Hack row
Mrs. I). I. Jal'kalrs.! L. B.
Burke Mrs Paul Lovelace,
Mrs.\ W It Pittman and !Mrs -
n 1), L Thompson Capt S. It. White. USN, (ret.)
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'- ReservationsTickets plus the other backstage tasks
I represent an enormous amount of
) 4v preparation and knowledge of the

I Irt stage. Captain Rowland White is
: are a big job In office theKonf'o" the man responsible for everythingthat
: goes on backstage. Captain
with, hundreds of orders being: White's interest In the theatre
received. Tickets are still avail dates from his college days at St.
able for opening night, Nov. 17, V John's College and the Universityof
and also for any other performance Marjland. But even then he
except Sunday Nov. 20, : found that his talents ran to back
which is set aside as "CivilianNight" t: frs stage rather than to the footlights.A .
Left to right are Mrs. :
W. E. Hallen, Mrs. tae Kicld, native of Maryland, Captain
Chief P. V. Moon, and Mrs.! t:. White, spent his first two ;years!' In
E Ludcman. the Navy on a ship stationed at
--- San Pedro, Calif. Here he took
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I ( 1 Not So Hard! I visit Hollywood where he made

"-.. You can't convince Wilda Rae t contacts wrote a number of scenarios -
Farber's three-year-old son that : and acted as technical advisor -
is "ja1e" at Kongo re- S. for several films. In recent
everything -:41: I
hcajsals. Wilda, who plays Li'J S years he has been called on to organize -
Mlm, is cast In a scene where two I shows for Navy relief, Recreation
, l ((... natives rmslc her about in an at- Funds and similar fundraising -

/ \... tempt to twist her tongue with a presentations.
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bit of wire Just when the actors x.Lk err. F I Captain and Mis. White came
went into their act, Wilda's !lUh l Nh I to Jacksonville a little over a year
boy rushed up on the stage ant ;: | ago Captain White has been retired
cried: "Stop, \'O\l.f' hinting n.v. aZ'O Y Y I I from active Naval Service
mommie ,' since June 1940.! !



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BACKSTAGE AM BACKGROUND FKCPAKATION-There is a lot more to producing a stage play than one would surmise. The members of the cast are
seer: and heard on stage but it's hard tedious and ezact-timing work of the backstage crew both before and .during the performance that sets the stage for action.
There is the preparation of material, then the operation of effects: and equipment while the play is being enacted. Shown in these photos are members of the back.
stage; crew at their tasks Those awful, eerie sounds that you'll hear in the background will be furnished by the lads at the top left. Seated are J. W Brown, TN3 and
H. C Pflomn, SN, while standing are I). D. Westover CN; A. Eckert AN: L. F. Anderson, AA, and E. R. Smith SN. In the top right photo the beat.beat-beat of the
torn.cms' which will add necessary atmosphere is being rehearsed by Charles I). Green, left, of NAS transportation and Don Tuponan of the "0"* club who instruct
lads in their drum beats. Left to riht are drummers O. It. Austin SN; C. B. Wheller, YN3; J, Royal TN and R. Courtney, SA. Mrs Joseph Dcmttree costume de.
sign cluliman, creates the latest "Kongo" fashions in left middle picture. Lcdr A. J, Beaudoin center, adds a few touches in completing the background painting.
Up so the curtains with Arthur Gregory, FN, middle right at the ropes. 11 Betty Winterstem and Peggy Gilmer IINJ. check properties in lower left photo The all
important: Uhtin; effects will be taken care of too as demonstrated in lower right as Lt (J jg) R, Cooley, stage electrician gives a cue to B. Kite AN, switch operator.CuYanding .

Officer's Message]

"The presentation of "Kongo affords an opportunity

far friends and personnel of the Navy to attend a highly professional -

stage production with all the element of action in

the Congo jungle encompassing tragedy romance greed and

murder. "Kongo" is being presented for the benefit of the .4. ,.
Naval Air Station Welfare Fund,"

Commanding Officer. ,

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r Well Calloused felt the lash of "dead legs" Flint's
African bull whip so often in reJiearsaN '
By the time opening night of : that they are
Kongo comes around I a couple of to"back up" into their
actors are going to enter the stage: least the callouses received
with sore, shall we say, backseats, far in rehearsals should take
Lt, Raymond Lygo as Whippy and some of the sting during: th
Wilda liar Farbt as 1.1'1.1101 I haw nights of performance
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Sake: Of The: Flesh

Even the place you are goingto I "The flesh Is weak" That::
sit has to be taken into con I proven in Kongo when Mrs. Mo.
sideration. Arranging for the bray, a missionary, played by Mary
comfort of the patrons I U this Bess Halley enters the trading
St' r committee at the top, headed by post of "dead legs" Flint When
: Mrs. Porter F. Bedell, far right, offered a little drink, Mrs Mobray
chairman of the house commit
replies: Don't forgot, I am of the
tee, who checks the seating church But the finally
chart of the auditorium with and with a timid approach relents
three of her committee members It down with these words: "You
.i P Mrs. E. T. Nealon Mrs understand Mr. Flint, for the sake
G. E. Chalmers and Mrs. J. W. of the flesh."
Weaver The Kongo headquarters -
; staff, left photo looks over FIRS'r CABLE .
-4 the Incoming mail for advertise. 1853-First transatlantic cable ....
ments Shown are, left to right, message sent from New York to **' '
F Bertha M. Klckllghter Chief E.
Europe. (There's no finer news
I... White, Norma N. Hendrlcks, tell than
you can your family-
Lcdr. Guy Stroud and Chief I'. that
w you're planning,: to stick with
V. Moon.
y ., the Peacetime Payroll Savings
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WeekendWincfTafk 1 Former SakawaExec : $5,261 Given To Chest

Now Serves

i Notes from With VF-133 HereA By Stotion CiviliunsAlthough

I i former executive officer of a I, no quota was set for the station Community Chest
j Japanese cruiser Is now executive drive just concluded, the final count of 5261.88 contributed in cash
-r NARTUFASRon 1 officer of Fighter Squadron 132 of and pledges by NAS civilian personnel, 'an easily be acclaimed as
Fleet Air Jacksonville. I going "over the top".

158 . While the the Naval Reserve is to be in That's right, but he's not Japan This year's drivehere showed a I I I plaudits- -of-Chest officials. ArnoldO.

fighting Gators of the University \ position! to mobilize in case of any I tremendous increase over lastyear's Anderson, Industrial Relations
Jesse Miller executive
of Florida were chomping national this situation E. I campaign which netted Officer, who was chairman of the
Itt the Bulldogs from the Univer.1 the new Wing Staff will officer of VF-133 was with technical $1,930.12., local drive, has expresed "ex.

sity of Georgia at Jacksonville's I assume command of all NARTU cruiser Intelligence Sakawa needed when the Jap to I Considered to be one of the treme gratification" by the re.

beautiful Gator Bowl the clear squadrons here in Jacksonville, 1 _u__ _______a__crew_ finest concerted drives conductedby sponse of the; civilian employees
cool weather found FASRon 1581 Wing Staff, in its normal operations I Anderson accepted the Red Feath.
mustering for its regular monthly will have jurisdiction over any one organization in the er Award, presented to all orga.!
week-end drill in Hangar 113. As I all specialized billets in their Duval County drive for funds, nizations topping previous donaI .
usual 158 was supporting VP normal operations, supervisingsuch NAS civilians have received the I| lions', on bthalf: of the station.
(ML) 56 and assisting them in departments as Aerology, -- .- Contributions Heavy
getting their aircraft into the Combat Intelligence, Supply and : Cooperation of all committee
blue. Saturday afternoon, the Medical.As Troop 131 Holds ,' members and their workers in the
FASRon pilots were scheduledfor far as personnel in FASRon various departments was largely
three hours hops, while the 158 are concerned, Lcdr Bob Personnel ReviewBoy responsible for the huge increase,
VP airmen were busy in Ground Gittings has announced that.cards plus the increase in cash circulating
Training. Our personnel assumed will be mailed to every member t t the station. An increase
their usual duties around the 1 notifying each as to the day of Scout Troop 131 of the Naval in pay for Civil Service workers
hangar while the seamen reported drill. Please follow the directionsas .w Air Station carried out its has recently augmented all salaries
l to Ground Training. I indicated on the post card participation in the National Roll particularly those in the
Effective December 1 1. FASRon i which you will receive. Some Call with a competitional person- lower brackets. Additional help
..H\8\ will no longer retain its identity men will be transferred to dif 3 nel inspection in building 601. came from the payroll depart-
) as such, but will known as 1 ferent squadrons, and drill days Capt. Alvin I. Malstrom NAS ment and the Station Facililv Of
VP FASRon 745. Incidentally, : for them will be changed. All in 3 commanding officer, who is also fice of the Barnett National Bank
the first number. seven, will identify all, we expect the new reorgani- head of the troop sponsoring institution which made special arrangements
all squadrons* at NARTU zation to affect us very little out observed the inspectionand : to cash checks.
Jacksonville. This new reorganization side of advancements in rate and delivered a short informaltalk. i Broken down the final tabulation
: will effect all Naval Reserve increased complement. Other guests, who belong to I in cash and pledges!: shows
units and squadrons in the I Rumor has it that "P" coat : { the troop committee, included t $3,043.55 donated by the Overhaul -
Reserve Command. Our squadron Cro'vell, old time salt with 158, is H:1- r.. Captain Charles Dittmar, senior I i and Repair department;
enlisted complement will be increased : contemplating marriage in the station chaplain; Conidr. Porter F I, $960.46 bv the Supply department
by approximately 32 men near future. Old "p' coat will .sue Bedell. Comdr Richard Burns. ; $932.37 by the Public Works
Our-required number of Chiefs have to settle down now, no more J,('dr. Jesse Miller Lcdr Donald Jacks and Lt. C. E department: $18.50 bv Communications
will be 12 with two acting as' associated trips to New York and Cuba for Cog department; $800 by the
take her to Bikini. Miller was
volunteer! This! means I him. He is now joining the ranks to Scoutmaster Edward Atiken Medical and Dental department;
that effective the first of December of the newly married set, such as one of those who volunteered headed the greeting (committee $36.00 by the Area Wage and
a small number of chief's bil- Elliott Lane. Incidentally Lane board the Sakawa, the sole remaining I while the inspection was conducted Classification Office; and $47,50
Jets will be open. These billets will graduate from the Universityof capital ship of the Japanese by Paul Dupree chief inspector by the Industrial Relations Off
will, be filled almost and has fleet.It I ice.NARTlfMeTFroIic.
in every case Florida this summer assisted by Gordon Mobley
by first class personnel who have proudly announced that he has was no bed of roses aboard I and C. S. Prosseer. Also taking
sufficient time in rate and satisfactory acquired a "9" Lincoln-39, that is. ''the Sakawa either. The terrific I part in the inspection were assistant '
odor from the Japanese foods was
grades on the written --xI -- scoutmasters Samuel With-
txammation. This i of course I 1 enough, but then the ship ran out rowe. Hobert Hutson, and Robert
,lof fuel and had to be towed into At Hallow'een
means! vacancies in all rates Reserve Pilots Fly Wohler. Scouts present were Rex Parry
down the line : Bikini where it was involved in the" Burns. Danny Hartman, Charles Broomstick
I exercise "Operation Crossroads. riding witches and
In almost every case the squadron Record Number Hours A native of Ottumwa, Iowa Miller Chaffman. Ralph Grimsley Gl'imsley. Gene the usual jack-o-lanterns bore
will retain its same duties in graduated from the Nrtval Peltier. Eugene Cox. John out the theme of the first Hallow -
supporting the patrol squadron. Robert Bessette, Bill Bes e'en "
party held by the Nartu-
1941 and
Academy, class of won
These have been made ; TrainingNavy sette, Billy Clinton, James Lite-
changes in During his wings at Pensacola in Oct. etes Oct. 29 at the NARTU Enlisted .
the interest of increased efficiency I : key, James Spievy, James Lyons Men's club.
all throughout the Naval Reserve and Marine Corps squadrons 1944 ... 1 Richard Thornton. Wayne Patterson Twenty five couples joined in
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Command. located at 27 Reserve Air Stations I and Robert Raw Is.BREEZED. the festivities with prizes awarded -
These new reorganization plans. throughout the country piledup Thirteen Motorists --xI for the most original most
Incidentally include the formation a record-breaking total of :.94-: comical (costumes and for the
of a new administrational 000 pilot flying hours during the r Net Traffic TicketsTraffic I most comically attired and the
squadron which will be known as 1949 training cruise program which best dressed couple
Wing Staff A number of our yeomen was completed In late October. violators are still being 1 A vaudevillian approached a Selected as funniest was Cpl
will be transferred to the The total compares with 302,000pilot apprehended by station police with booking agent with, Say, I've .got; Charles Demerle; most original
Staff along with Lt Jack Hern- hours for the ll+48 training 13 motorists\ given tickets on four a. terrific act! My dog plays the couple. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Val-
don. As we all know the idea ot program. counts from the period No1 to piano and my parrot sings! opera" la, and most comical couple. M-
A highlight of the 1949 training Nov. 7.Chaiged, Said the cynical agent, "Give me Sgt. and Mrs Leland LYons Mrs.
the performance of with speeding were: the proof." James Jackson won the top prizeas
program: was Naval Reserve air John T. O'Neil SH2; Joseph So- The dog pla 'ed. The parrot the best dressed individual.
16 Organized GM1 James J. O'Brien
botta, ; sang. ---x----
groups in aboard completing aircraft operationaltraining caniers.It AD1 and Richard G. Brooker. Illegal "Great! Terrific! Wonderful!"
parking tickets were givento screamed the agent. "I'll get you
was the first to u""on"" L. Green, AN; S-Sgt. $5.000 a week!"
I of the war that Naval Reserve A. Lt. ( ; want $3X) said SUPPLY i
in an Henry Sonnenberg; Ijgl "But I only i
have participated l
1 squadrons. ,J. T. Carter; Richard L. L Roc.I the actor. '
over all operational program que, AN; Lewis T. Sexton, BM3, : "Why?" asked the agent. L
aboard carriers. I and Frank J. Dow ling. I "It'' all a fake," replied the ac- : i
Five aircraft carriers, US.S. I Leonard W. Silas was apprehended tor bursting into teai' "You !see

We didn't think anything would Franklin D. Roosevelt, Cabot, for "running" a stop sign, the parrot doesn't singat all. The Are you Kongo conscious: Undoubtedly
ever come between Governor and Wiight, Siboney, and Saipan. were while Albert B. Beasley and Olen dog's ventriloquist." that presentation grabsthe
Mrs. Warren but we noticed that employed' to reqxmlify reserve pilots U Henry were charged with driving honor of being the most
Mr. E J Murphey's foot did a during the training cruise pro- down the wrong lane. I A man was caught off guard In unique vet to appear on the station
of Sunday'snewspaper. gram which began in early May ..-- -------- the subway rush. They took him
good! job it as seen in when you consider that dinner
Mr. Murphe} 's "sole" Pilots In the 16 air groups had "So this woman shot her husband I home and a cop knocked" at the I or buffett is included and
was" the cause of it all. Next not flown from a earner In threeor at close range with this pistol I door. "What Is It called the available if desired. The Depart-
time anybody needs a good cook four :years. A few had never ?" asked the coronet 'wife without opening" the door. I ment has had its share in the
lit a fish fry just hire J. H. Lee landed on a carrier' before. Sales "Yes." "Your husband said the cop. play which is hoped will be a big
i>f Personnel. lie can really cook men, executives and shop workers "Are there powder marks on the "lie was crushed" flat as a pancakein 1 success: and it is not too late to
those hush puppies.We among the 570 pilots and 1,868 enlisted man?" the subway. purchase tickets to the show
welcome Joy Terrell into reservists arranged their vacations I "Yes. That's why she shot "I'm dressing," said the" wife I whether you "signed up" for
our Department. Joy is workingin. In order to go to sea with. ,him." 'Slide him under the door. them or not. . The new, and
the Job Order Section and is their squadrons. Many of the sea ------ -_-__-_-__ ..... h.I most welcome, pay-raise which
an old) timer with Public Works. men recruits had never been went into effect October 30th.
We also welcome Elizabeth Brad- aboard a. capital ship. The air will be represented in your next
into the Department. Eliza- groups operated, however, as self- 9 4 ii pay check, on the 18th. A clause
)1 .OCk is in Transportation. We sufficient units flying, servicingand in the same bill provides for increments -
are sorry to report that Miss maintaining their own aircraft P (within grade promo.
Edith Wewer is still on sick leave with a record indicating that they tions i every 52 weeks, instead of
and hope she recovers soon. had not lost their wartime know- ranging anywhere from 54 to 56
NEWS FROM THE FIRE BOX: how, 'as in the past.
J. I* Jordan has returned to ---- -.-. -- -- Traffic Section Officer John
. ork after his two week battle TRAVEI.KK Is Marshall left the department last!
'1: "ith a virus infection Glad to ANOTIIEK Cottenhome with Monday en route to his new duty
FCC you back Cap M. L. Norton Actor Joseph aboard the USS SAUFLEY a
has become a father and is the title: "Best Dressed Yankee destroyer escort converted from
looking much better now that it Tourist" voted by an eld-line English a destroyer . Lt. Charles Becker
is ail over (it was a boy). The tailor because "Mr. Gotten I has just returned from his interesting -
way b. E. Downing has his new shuns such deplorable Americanfads leave in Dallas. Ann
shoulders' below

truck rigged up has some of the as over-padded McKay is another late vacationer
boys at No. 2 Fire Station wondering fingertips coats and the flam- visiting New York City and vicin-
if he isn't running for boyancy and extravagance that $ { ity. .. The department's condolences
"Dog Catcher" of Orange Park in seems the general" bent among i '\ S are extended to Captain
the coming election. American men. Gingrich in the recent loss of his
-- father.
The Reserve Officers now in
XMAS PARTY CHIT dailv session in the classroom of
building 110, are receiving a well- .

Military personnel who have not .orwarded names of children prepared refresher course, under
forward the guidance of Lt. Woodall and
to attend the Christmas Party are requested: to Lt. (jg) Jones. The Officers will
this chit immediately to the Station Chaplain All-Saints' Chapel be our guests through the 18th.

) via yard mail. Families with more than one child can add "The Red Shoes", another Eng
with lish "great" to be road-
the additional data on a separate attached sheet of paper picture
:;, showed, will begin its stand fat
chit # : the same theatre which gave us
"Hamlet1' and at even higher
.. _
Pm('ot's Name _.. __._ Rate or rank. .n- wJt..i prices. It's a good show, tho, if
GAINS l\Il'UI\L-ltalph: Knighlcn, Yeoman Third Class attached you like ballet, which it has plenty

!) Station .. .. to (the Flag administration unit of Fleet l Air Jacksonville receives (If. Don't confuse next
CommandName ......__ Duty --
the Good Conduct Medal! from Capt. Frank T. Ward, Fleet year's; King and Queen of Sup
Air Jacksonville Chief of Staff, left, in simple ceremony last week. ply with last year's Beauty Contest
t f Child -- *- Age Sex Now serving as yeoman In charge of files at the Central Office The rules and regulationswill
.. --i of Fleet Air Jax, Knighten, is a veteran of the 1'acific war action. be considerably) different.



Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS 10 November 1949

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ILejeun, Hands Local Gridmen 40-0 Se-tback'i ,


Kennedy ShootsTo Marines Prove Too Much

Forefront Of ,lit

Civilian TourneyRay As Jax Navy Gets 3rd LossA

Kennedy last year's civilian power-packed Camp Lejeune Marine eleven completely out
golf champ, took over the lead In :lassed the Jax-Navy combo on the leatherneck's home field in North
the annual station civilian golf Carolina last week-end, downing the local team 40-0 before a crowdof
championship tourney now under. 4.000 cheering Marines.
way on the NAS links by defeat- The drubbing was the third loss -
ing; Bill Grouchnour 2 and 1 in the for NAS against a slate of four I score number two. The Marines'
opening round of play Saturday wins for the season. Although the third TD in the first period was
and topping Lester Gray 3 and 2 local gridders fought valiantly set up when local flankman Harry
in the semi-finals Sunday. I from start to finish, the well- Epperson Snatched an aerial
Gray gained a semi-finals berth polished Lejeune club rolled up tossed by NAS tailback Bill Hues-
by downing Charles Boucher 2 and Its sixth win of the current campaign ing, but fumbled when hit hard
1 in an opening match. a record tainted by only by two Marine tacklers. A
The leading divot-digger will one loss. leatherneck pounced on the oval

meet the winner of a semifinalsduel With veterans Leo Moody, Dick I near Navy's 35. A toss to Darnell
between brothers Rod and .. Stein and Lou Darnell sparkingthe I moved the pigskin down to the 1-

Herb Pinney, two other top-notch way, Lejeune racked up 20 yard stripe and Stein leaped over.
golfers in the championship flight points in the first quarter, but I Stein made the first and second
for the Station crown were halted in the second period conversion kicks but missed the

Rod Pinney took a 6 and l 5 victory when Jax-Navy held them at bay I third.
from R. Brogden In the initial between the two 30 yard stripes. !ooT.1'1"l'u'sI
round of play while Herb With Darnell, Moody and Steinon Jss-iavy I.rjv .
Pinney eked out a close triumph a rampage again in the second I 7 Flint downs H
34 Yards lulling /
gained ]K8
.over Lou Bradshaw. .h half, the Marines registered a TDIn ,,120 Yards" gained punning: 170
In first flight match play the third quarter and two more lri Forward passes atempled 11
Plew is pacing the field .- in the final stanza. Fullback Stein .fI 6 Kot'w-Hi'ded passes completed' 5
tue of wins over Charles stars on the Little handled all of Lejeune's extra 60 32 Xieiaue Yardage of lout punts'ppnulllen yardage1:35
and Jim Vearil Plew -ht foe, are co-cap point work and notched four in I 4 Number" of fumbles 3
Young 6 and 4 in the Kelley so far !six attempts. I 1 Own fumbles recovered, 1

round and squeezed out a j has tallied Score Early I 3 Vumblvi-- -recovered-- -by-opp. -'J
verdict over Vearil. the season with Little A sustained' 72-yard drive earlyin With locals Dom Savino John

ing reached the semi-finals the opening stanza, topped off Penyak Bill Hulsey, Bill Molon-
ing a 4 and 3 match from with Moody's touchdown jaunt okie, Ski Roskoski and Jim Dav- .
Plajiey. d from Navy's 26, gave Lejeune an oli playing outstanding defensiveball
Matched against Plew Loop early lead in the contest. Ace end the Marines were stopped! !
flight honors will be Dick Darnell, who has been Lejeune's cold in the second stanza.

land who battled his way \ Slate chief pass-snagger all year, pulled I I Lejuene loosed its scoring pow.
finals by dumping Nick in 40-yard aerial from quarter- er in the third quarter after
6 and 5, and followed with a back Bill Minihan and went from Nick Canzone intercepted Navy
--- a
6 triumph over Joe Peritt. Jacksonville's 45 to paydirt for
I is fourth with aerial on the Jacksonville 20-
itt won a first-round match column and two yard stripe. Tex Serres went over'from

hole Carl duel.Link one-up in a >nsllry 2 while has Overhaul an even y C SPORTS QUIZ j ', ception.the 11, following the inter

meet Ray in Askew the second and J. even with NARTU, By Arinfd }'or('"" I'rr.s s>.rvcetJUKSTIO.NS Show PowerA
flight one game: and Minihan pass to Ray Miller
this week.
I' dwellers are VF- accounted for the fifth
1. The Brooklyn Dodgers great score
Smith 7 a.nd 6 in the first
and dumped Jim are losing out by rookie pitcher Don Newcombe won which came early in the finalquarter.
the semi-finals. Morgan Stober I 17 games this past season. Do, you Stem went over from the
5 and 4 (encounters Hos- know how many shutouts ne two, topping off a 50-yard drive
easy gliano and reached victory from the Dispensary 20-1.1 and hurled ? for the final TD. Stein missed the

OAR 26-0. 2. These four teams third period conversion attempt,
out-shooting G. E, Motes pulled major
"but connected for the last
( are heavy fav-
and 4 count. Mutgan gridiron upsets recently on the
& this afternoon Glen Schara local left half
four ,
Volp one-up and Motes same Saturday knocking
Jack Silver 2 and 1 in the changes are pend- teams from the undefeated ranks. back palled off the longest run
round. up until next Indiana, SMU. LUS, and Michi for Jax-Navy in the third quarter
: as follows: Monday, Can name the team each when he intercepted a Marine
-- gan. you
& ; Tuesday, NAR- beat ;pass and ran it for 50 yards be-
Officers; and Wed hind superb interference by Navy
Cagers Six vs VF-133 3. The sport of curling is somewhat blockers.
encounter similar to bowling but the
Gus Kmnear. galloping fullback
factor in the ball Is stone. Do you know on picked up 35 yards for Navy
Battle For what type surface the spout is by crashing through the middlefor

-- played short gains to lead the ground-
'i 4, Which was the last team to gaining department.
Team play a Pacific Coast champion In Savino who was outstanding on
For Use a Rose Bowl game prior to the defense for NAS throughout most

Five returnees from last Air Station indoor five-year agreement with the Big of the tilt, received a badly bruis-

stellar quintet plus 15 oth located in build- : Ten ed shoulder and a cut hand in
pirants are working out s open for recrea- j':' :5.:; In what year did the All'American I the play.
times a week in a the Physical:'' Conference enter the --- -
berths on the 1949 ',I Recreational De- pro football ranks in actual competition Fasron Six Leading
ketball team which will I this week. with the National Football -

schedule of over 35 becomes too League .
City Volleyballers
season. outdoors | ANSWERS .
Although the schedule latter'z pools are secur- i FASron Six vollyballers, who
been j 'nlSI: 70 lI"J a4.L 'S\:
completed the local pool is open at '9tdlAlia have been setting the Jax City ,
slated to play nine games in 1 week Volleyball League afire for the
days a siaeaA .hax uo 1IwIlqIJIV 'f.dot past t'
day stretch near the early few weeks, took undisputed pos ,
December.The i i as follows: Week \g "
number ,' 2130; Saturdays and '>aosauuW; pus 'VU\l00J8\ : session of first place last week k"
hardwood burning up '' to 2130; and on tfro,' 'A>(JIIlIoif 'qfmqli'nld: 'Z'illd by downing VF-171 with scores .
in practice : to 2000. 't I of 15-1 and 15-8. t
Monday through Friday is I The win was a fourth victory I ,
what small compared to for the undefeated FASronrtes, "
groups of aspirants which who have been playing an impor '. '
courts in earlier ( tant role in sports since the squad
several of the hoopsters i ron first arrived aboard the station .
in intramural circles last : ", in November of 1948.
When a coach is ( ) Other Navy squads entered I in -
pointed, the local combine the volleyball tourney are FASro/\ .
all set to strike up a faster (Nine, NARTU, Overhaul and Rei"
Last year's stellar
a > pair The Squadron nine team
quintet racked up a skein won a recent match from NARTU
wins and 8 losses through : with 15-6, 12-15 and 15-10 tallies.
season, captured the
fleet Air diadem and took x

solation tournament prize of in Florida.the annual Locals Ready (fI." ,

VETS HACK (Continued from Page 1))
Leading the list of may cause him to miss the benefittilt
from the 1948 five are Lon

tensen and Paul King, two Hulsey. who sparked the local
warts who played plenty of to win over Eglin Field in an

string ball last season. j upset victory two weeks ago,
*en went to All-Navy i! i _...w.._..-. sparkled on both offense and defense .
with Norfolk Navy, : i 1 I I in last Friday's game and
l Fleet Air Champs during II : A M P II 111 s- I will see plenty of action against
ter part of the 1948 season, Amphibs "1 Little Creek.

while shooting for NAS Creek pull Into 1 I Tough pivot-man Joe Buona.si.ssl. -
corded 187 points. King who has been on the Injury list
| tussle! with Jax Y /2
fourth highest the \
l i for two weeks, is slated to handlathe
urnn with 161 points. I they will lace kick-off and extra-point chorea

Hay Hale was another i can surprise. Gain- for the local eleven
standing hardwood I' : in the past few Big Jim Crass is still on the
Jax-Navy who will return ill t Ytom. injury lint and will be out f'>f'"
these three Jax Ys j
local court this year. The i I : several weeks with a chipped ankl<*.
guard, although shorter will see plenty bout

feet, collected 142 points : the left top is 1.IIII'IIJ.s: "
son. | ; tackle Russ! )Mi Jrs M yDuivun 1'y I.iUln ('r..-k
The other two returnees 'Liti..tlrmnesev
Carl Wheeler and Bob Baer the right is ruf-: 1'aiiersun: .:.' '.',::.:, I.T :.:: .. JohnsonMniniioskie .

Baer and Wheeler should !>ko!>kl, guard. Sla I ,, . I.G.; . t.eDuc (.
tVie C Morrow.
a rugged battle in try, | > the quarterback S
SlnkoVV . HOn ; Wetzei
capture their berths on the / Hooks, rightvlio 'X y el.IonDomlny, rHI' OMhuni
in 194.9! I J : I'd,roka
bench t<> win a Honk Q'I HUceRlUtlincock
Red Sheldon, a lad who > tisisey:l 1,1 In I.
Intra-rnural loop afire last f I I'cnvakKlniitfiir HUHvu. Kellev
by pacing Personnel in the 1 Stone.