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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 15, 1949
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.' VOL. 7-No. 36 1v.-p- 15 December 1949


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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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) ; Exodus

.f ". Holiday



j ." Begins FridayLeave


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v Special And Liberty

'tat s is
Divided Into Two Periods

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Although Christmas is still 10 days away, the holidays

$ begin in earnest Friday for hundreds of service personnel
based at the Naval Air Station who begin streaming from the

base to start their special leave and liberty period which ex-
tends until Jan 4.
4& -Employees; of. the Overhaul- and ___ _n _._ ___
Repair department will also begin I
/
.. 1 }' >h an 18-day calendar shut- Public I Info Officer
down Saturday, Dec. 17 which
means that activity aboard the
Lieut. Noma Brice
station during the holidays will
be at a minimum.As .
it was last year, this year's
''':'' '" military leave is divided into two Given New Post

, 't'. periods, The first period extends
from ,.600 Dec. 16 until 0730 Lt Noma Reid Brice. Public Information -
"J Dec 27 and the second period Officer of Naval Air
begins at 1200 Dec. 27 and endsat Station, Jacksonville and Naval
, :fr 0730 Jan 4. All holiday leave, Air Bases Sixth Naval District de-
,: .;' it has been announced, will be parted from the station :Monday
. rr charged against accrued leave. to report to the Office of the Chiefof
LIBERAL LEAVE Public Relations, Navy Department -
During the special period, leave for temporary duty, after
may be granted to NAS officer which she will undertake her new
and enlisted personnel at the dis- assignment in Public Relations in,
cretion of respective departmentheads the office of the Secretary of De-
; up to 50 per cent of each fence
1 JJ t department at one time. Person- The departing Public Information
: nel who wish to take advantageof Officer who also held collateral -
the entire leave period can do dutv as NAS and Naval AirBases
so provided they have the nec- Sixth Naval District WAVE
1 essarv accrued leave and can be administrative officer, is well qualified -
., spared by their respective headof for her new assignment. Lt.
department. Regular reenlistment Brice reported aboard the stationIn
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and emergency leave may October 1946 as WAVE administrative
be granted as usual. officer. Collateral dutyas
Fleet Air Jacksonville has already Public Information Officer for
begun its special leave per NAS was added in February 1947.
1 iod which will extend until Jan. Her staff then consisted of i.ne
_
'k >: 3. Leave for Fleet Air personnelwill yeoman and most of the work was
(C \ be granted at the discretionof carried out without aid or assist
x .t-4 otficers to 50 cent
\ unit up per ance.
of the unit at one time At least Lt. James Todd formerly NAS

___,__'__'__n.nn.. .. (Continued on Page 2) Assistant/ Operations Officer has
taken over temporary duties as
ni- IN A WOULD OF HIS OWN-Little Billy Kuchler, who came shopping the Ship's Service I NAS Public Information Officer
I store with his mother Mrs. Lester Kuchler wife nf M-Sgt. Lester Kuthler of the :Marines Barracks, All-Saints' ChoirIn until the arrival of Lt. Hugh Ga 1'-
'" in "his horse". Its only a toy animal -
he becomes engrossed
a'". is completely oblivious of the goings-on as : vey who will assume the post
but Billy doesn't mind, he's having fun! __ I School ProgramThe around the middle of January.
t Choir of All-Saints' chapelat Since the consolidation of the
the Naval Air Station will Participate (Continued on Page 3)

{ a.!'" CPO Project ; "The Drunkard" Set For candlelight in service the annual at Bolles Christmas Schoolat

I 2000 tonight. Xmas Trees
. Nears Closer Composed of 35 male voices the
; Final Showing TonightPlaying choir, under the direction of Lcdr Are AvailableThe
John M. Hirst, will be accompaniedby
t'r Of CampaignWith Mrs E. R. Olney at the oigan. yuletide spirit will pre-
to a full house In its first two performances during which Scripture readings during the program vail in various departmentsand
> the audience joined in the fun with shrieks of mirth and spirit the will be given by Capt. barracks throughout the
7 $1402.63 collected to date popular stage play "The Drunkard" will be presented in its final show- Charles Ditmar, senior Chaplain of station with the addition of
In its current drive to purchase Mainside Auditorium.
Ing tonight at 2000 at the NAS. Christmas: trees and all the
television sets for nine homes of Using the same cast from Green The choir will also be featuredin decorations to be issued by the
the underprivileged in Jackson Cove Springs that scored such a girls, dancing and singing specialists a radio broadcast over Station Physical Training and Recreation
ville the Chief Petty Officers'Club terrific hit in a 10-day stand there and instrumentalists WMBR (1460)) on Dec. 20 between department.In .
-- will go all out in the last before coming here, the play Admission to the play Is 50 2130 and 2230 presenting Holton's
order to obtain tree
two remaining days of the drive "caught on" here at NAS as it cents, plus tax, with extra for Christmas cantata, "The Music of a or-
to attain its goal of $1600. has all over the nation Billed as beer. Tickets or reservations for Bethlehem"" The cantata will be ganizations must submit re-
quests by memorandum to the
The new project, which had its the original audienceparticipationshow tables can be obtained by calling repeated during the midnight service Physical Training office or by
beginning Nov. 15 and is due to all patrons have been 398 or they can be purchased at at All-Salnt'a Chapel on Christmas calling extension 593.
end Friday, is expected to reach pounding the table for the past the box office. Eve beginning at 2300.
its quota with a final collection two nights, and tonight is the last -
of pledges from NAUTU, the 804 chance for spectators to hiss the
club and other organizations.Held | villain and "cry in their beer." ri1 &
in conjunction with the Also known as' "The Fallen : .
annual Christmas Party which Saved", the action! of the Gay
r yearly entertains Navy children I I Nineties play centers around the Sf
,. and children from the orphanagesof bar with "Honest Williams"\ and I
, the underprivileged the CPO "Mad Agnes' bringing laughs
'1// propect has won the praise, and ',galore with their antics.
" support of all station personnel, Proceeds from the play will go r
\' ..p both military and civilian. 1 to aid the welfare fund of both
:' Presentation of the television : Naval Air Station arid Green Cove
,1 / sets to the homes will be made at Springs Naval Station
the Christmas Party Dec. 23: at the The old melodrama, which at
i Mainside auditorium, where the one time stopped Hollywood for 4 o x
'( children gather for their annual 1 ten solid years Is In four acts,
holiday affair.Senator I plus the "Grand Olio" which fea.I .
----x- | tures a variety of special acts, Including

i saucy songsters, can-can ...
Holland 1 1g45 1m
I Nursery Reservations I a a l;

l Is NAS VisitorSenator
I, Made For New Year's
S Spessard L, Hollandof Reservations are now being ac
Florida paid a surprise visit cepted at the NAS Nursery for
,
to the Naval Air Station Wed. New Year's Eve, it was revealedby "
nesday, when he toured the I Nursery officials. : "
Overhaul and Repair department ,i The Nursery will remain open j
Accompanied by a host of I until 2 A. M, New Year's Eve
Jacksonville business men and with a deposit (of one dollar reqUired 1I. I,
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Chamber of Commerce members with each l'eservation'l I. ----- ; ; :
Senator Holland spent most ors This amount will be applied on FROM THE GROUND UP-Seaman recruits from one of the "Week-end Warrior" squadronsat
his time in, informal chats with the Nursery fee or writ be refunded NARTU sit in on a lecture here on basic seamanship given by instructor C. P. Oliver, I5M2
( employees at the huge Overhaul if reservation U: ( Recruits are, left to right, James II. Sheehan, Stephen I). Snyder, Clarence W. McDonald Preston $t
, and Repair shops here. I betted by Wednesday, Dec 2*'an-I I L. Delaney, Nolan F. Stanley, and Jack B. Ridley, Jr.JA I

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'Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 15, December .1949



REPORT FROM WASHINGTON r LV.Ia1 Classified '



Dependents' Medical Care > Bulletin ',:


FOR SALE 1
mrniiI 5 room capacity, $25. Fh. t
8.1737. D. p, Tr er, (

Is Defended Official K. New cycle gloves, also belt Ext. 8130.! ". r.
By Mrs Ladagy.German .

Boxer puppies, ARC regMer)
i.i ed. $75-$125. 2756 Buy lew Rd. Pho..
1I.V Armed Forces I'rtM' ..nl l<'* 8-32b7! ,

Opposing Budget Bureau proposals to abolish medical Chiefs tan ..a bud Int', bluE'l'I'hlln.' '


Army ,Surgeon General, recently stated: "If I were to i '41 Olds. S300 down, balance *158.: Mrs

deliberately) plan to destroy the effectiveness of the Armed z .. t : Bo.'ptt, Ext 739.:\ +
35mm with 2.9 lens and
camera equip /
$
Forces, I should select as the most effective" measure the Y a $ ment. Value $140, now 1100. Ext. 642. .

denial of dependent! medical care to men in the Services." c?' Krol nib, $15. 1942. '46 '47, grill gun id. ;+
.. _. with 15' Krome trim wheel" rinks
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disc tjre. Set of 4. $10. Lewis' Ext. t{ K
tion Committee members
The Armed Services have notified are near 349. ,
;
the House Armed Services ing the end of a nation-wide survey Fresh Halt water fishing outfit. '47

Committee that they oppose separate { to guide them in drafting I Shepaid.Champion Fho.4.2 Hp 2-4071.Motor 4511, Rods Royal, reels.Axe.Officers ,
legislation to reduce from 10
: legislation for educational facilities uniforms Size 18.30. Blue "v
to 7 years the active commismned 1 children and f and whites Carter Fho. 8-1340. <609<;
service time required to for on military |( Talbert Ave. ;1

qualify for retirement after 20 other. Federal reservations. s RN One man Kayak (Eskimo bout) and r'
.
:}mrs with wartime rank. The i | paddle '10. Call 8.12:>S. Mrs Burns.Of .

Services: think action should await i, Washington IK keenly interest a fleets bridge coat. SUe 38. Pho.
a complete review of retirement 'ed in a plan for handling mall recently h. I 4-6771 Mr. Younue.Black :
I adopted at Fort Sill, Okla. zvp.. Seal Fur Coat Size 16. Rho. "
laws. 4 2.!!)35.' 3531: Post SI. "
The plan is simple: individual mailboxes '
21/4 \ 21/4 Camera with photo flush
Changes to existing Regulations, for all personnel, thus slim.mating 1. 1 unit $15. Also Remington !Speddk
1 "mall call." 3 elec
razor $15. MoCullough. Air Bone
drafted: to eliminate the "bugs"'Which Q c Trailer Falk .
developed In the Army-Air I II zp 1> 1 bedroom cement block house, $2280

Force clothing allowance plan, are I Retirement features and survivor do" n. Brown. 6245 Ortega FaimsUlxd.
itttdy for the printer. In the benefits included In the Hook .
Tricycle. 3 wheel 1416 B Child St. NAS I
Committee recommendations, lut i
meantime, officials of both Service Boi'dei s.
are studying the feasibility of not written into the Career Compensation 1 suit of blues Coat 38". 3 I leg
a cash clothing plan. Act, are scheduled for I tilar, 2 gabardines: 38".JU'E'enlj, C. i
Brown. Kxt. 332.
consideration when Congress reconvenes
'482.fo..t trailer house 3 mourns Hot !
Three group of House EdjcaTHURSDAY in January. water heater Pho. Orange Talk. 2062.
C E. Kukla. d
1 tioplcnlvomted khaki officers) unl. ((4:
Examinations:; to select candidates I. form, size W. 1 blue gabardine( raincoat .144m
for appointment as lieutenant size 38". V'A 43. Hanger 114.
I (Jg) in the Navy Medical VOLUMES OF DATA-Adding over 1,000 pages to 300 vol. Rent Sale-4703 Edison Ave.' Rlxer.
is of staff of the Com' E'or7 Room brick home $12000. '.
will be conducted at all Naval umes of technical data an important Job the
Corps '
4M Tlmaquan Rd. G. Kltchlk. 1'h.
orientation Chief"Aviation ,
continental Fair Jax tl'chnicallibrary. Receiving; from I
hospitals in U. S 4":1626
January 16-20, 1950. Machinist Elliot C. Newell, right, are Raymond I U. Griffin, 4630: TlmaquanH Rd 7 looms. $12,500.! ;c
I YN, and Phillip A Liberty, PN3. G. Khchlk.; Pho 4-'IC26.
I 18% E. 2Slh' St. $,80X1 my equity. Dour n.
Several high ranking: Marine payment $300. G. i '
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Corps officers are among groupof Carrier Air Group Four Red 4-3T.2B.Kootbnll suit rleuts and helmet. ye?
Headquarters personnel studying ; Eat Hl.tO.: Mrs. Lvdugy. 1237 Ilan-
DEC 13, 1a't4-Bowling a new method of rapid reading cock St. NAS. ,
*rly. Transportation leaves club. In 1 Whitney Steer-o-mntlr carilaite I .\ ltk
the club voice recordings, excellent Words are flashed on a screenat er stroller. snow suit coat legging.II : r 'lr 1
M'compnnlfit. Send home a living the speed of 100th of a second. Nelson 1R57' E. :23rd mmit,
Christmas greeting The course is said to double the Readies For Next Cruise M/R KK:>T
FRIDAY, DEC 16 Special game A\'allHble' Jun. 1. 3 loom II pt. 723: Ros.selle. *'* i 11
nlfrht. Door prize--LD call home Informal reading speed of the average student J65.: Kmsler, 2.7515. ,p
dancingSATURDAY. For tent or allt!. 103 St. Cecil Field Rd.
: DEC. 17-Open house Fleet Air Jacksonville's Carrier Air Four r ea
I Group began preparations Info lit Ranch House at Bildge. Rte ?
In Get hort those Saturday gifts wrapped night toda dance>-200OZOO. time I The Army In offering for the today for its departure January 4th to the Mediterraneanwaters 7 Box 652.: K L.. Lambing 1,

F+nd.. Music by the Naval Air Station first time WAC commissions to in six months.where it will join the Sixth Task Fleet for its second cruise :550 Mis.inn I Cunning.ham 2239 ;St.. ;

SUNDAY" DEC. 18. 1&to- : -Open qualified women college graduates '
The Air will be aboard
Group :3 im apt fuin. Mm Koil. 2.317 Gilmore -
house all day long Special pre direct from civilian\ life. Prospective
light Roanoke. submarine
Chilftmas activities and food. the aircraft (carrier USS Midway cruiser St. Pho. 7273.
MONDAY. DEC. 19 19.10; !Santa graduates in their senior year when the big ship relieves the 1 Spinax. destroyer tender Sierra, 3 bedroom apt, turn Pho. 63162. 1454 a
Cl.nn party. Partner for fcervIcemenfollowed are eligible. Age waivers will begranted carrier USS Leyte in line with I cargo ship Arneb fleet oiler \\olnut '
1 large housekeeping loom. Plume '1
waffle In the club in
by supper some cases to women
| Waccamaw. tanker Che-
TUESDAY,* DEC. 20, 19'tO: -Decoiatln the policy of frequently rotating gasoline 6-UG2.;; 1454 Walnut. "
>< party Candy and cookie making with World War II service. vessels in that area. The local : waucan and destroyers, G. B I II ,,1, room share bath. 1C13 Hubbaid, St.
2(110 dance class till 2100. No charge!: I -x- contingent will return sometimein j I Mackenzie. E. G. Small, Glennon, Pho 6-1141.: ; home
Ludy will share 3 bedroom house with
Far Inert*.
June. E. F. Larson, Goodrich, Hanson, lartv. Pho. R-38'10:
WEDNESDAY. DEC. 21 Christmas
Carol Choir. featuring 20- member' More Auto Drivers Commanded by Comdr. R. H. H. J. Thomas Vogelgesang, H. J. 3 \bcdrnorns.; $75 fuin.: $55: unfuin. Pho. 9
:iM'KMi.! W. B HolKernun.Kutnlshed 4 t
chuml group hum Andrew Jackson i Ellison, and C. R. Ware. ,,
School. Burns Carrier Air Group Four Studio Cottage.' $13 per mo. !
Seasonal programs and activities Get Traffic Penalties returned recently from a "cold I x- I. Orange Park 2011. New YOlk Axe.Muhaffe .'.,.' .
Many extra features' Consult club weather cruise" to Northern >'. "
Bulletin j HolidayContinued I' :2 loom apt. furn. J700 pt'rpc'Ie. :
Board. Make the club vour I Thirty-two more autoists felt i
the holiday waters where it operated with the Biookei. 1023 E. Ashley. '
headquarters during season. a
the pinch of station police) as Sixth Task Fleet. The Arctic I :2 loom luppei) Apt. fuin. $700 per+
they were apprehended for traffic cruise was curtailed because of ( from Page 1) ,. week Brooker. 1023 K Ashley: r ".;
violations aboard the station 25 cent of personnel must be I Pleasant im In pst home. Single and
per _'
extremely rough seas snow, and II I double. Schultz, 1114 Avcmdule Axe.
Jax Air News during the period from Dec. 5 ice. on hand at all times in each unit I 1'\\>0. 2-5'.W! ;t
to Dec. 12. during this period. 4 ims (upper) Furn. Pho B-3342. 628
Editorial Office Air which
I Group Four joined Pout
:st.
South Wing, Loner Deck 'I Charged with speeding were Fleet Air Jacksonville in :February I Leave for civilian employees 5 loom apt. un rum. Pho. B-6J62.: after
BMg. 930 Lcdr G. Ephron, Ens. W. M. Kar- of 1948, is comprised of aside from Overhaul and Repair 4(1: m.
Telephone tJlteMlon--8184 bowski, Ens. R. A Harding, J. Fighter Squadrons 41. 42 and 43 which will observe its 18-day I! 3 im att. hoidus Fishing Camp, J25: ''i4

Aadrew If. Planer Editor Rupert AN; C H. Tomlmson. and Attack Squadrons 44 and 45. I shutdown, will be governed by 3 per loom mo.apt. furn. Mis. Herilng. 62? ? ',

H.lf Mrmlx flirt I'sfcrhmit, !'iN' ; AO1; D. W. Defee, HM3; J. R. : VF-41 is commanded by Lcdr. I heads of departments who are Edison A\'('. Pho. 4-.S248.: 'I i
ttrglnia. Uogrrt, ,!A; I>OIIB. ('0' Snipes, AOC; C.: E. Buggs, J. W. John P. Adams, VF-42 by Comdr. authorized to grant leave at their Km turn oxer ,=lIrIlIU!. Pho. P-3781. .

sect, AA. ''.I Godwin, S. B. Pierce, W. J. Peep John R. Sweeney, VF-43 by Lcdr. discretion so as not to interfere "South Mis. Buijf.wind Heater" A 1 condition ..
lime LAX AIR NEWS U published I
.t kly at the U. S. Naval Air StaUon ,, les V. Santucci, H. Jaffe, A. L.I I Clem B. is led by with necessary work loads. Suit of Aviation GieenKValst 32". ,
Jacksonville, Florida and printed 1'i Bullay, C. D. Rhyne, W. M. Camp Lcdr. R. N. Miler, while VA45is ---xPersonnel Chllds wool coat. Bile l 9 1417 Child ,
commercially with non-appiopilatca bell, B. H. Higgmbottom, F. Herman commanded by Comdr. L. V. St. Ext. UbO.;
I : Invited 5 rm bungalow Furn. Ell'('. Kitchen.
funds at no expense to the government! Mrs. H. W. Clark, and L. H. I Swanson. Ortega Section. Pho 2-7380. ? n
nod In compliance with SecNav Circular
R ich ie. To YWCA Dance | n ta.r:
,
Letter 45-1918 dated 12 e I The Sixth Task Fleet will be : 1 '
e&s Lost-\Vhlte l' Mm. Ladngy Pho. +, ;
Copies are distributed free of I I Illegal parking tickets were commanded by Vice Adm. JohnJ. I Station military personnel have i Ext. 8110. : l"YB Hancock. WAS.
at the Naval Air Station the Naval given to Colonel Sydenhan, Ens. Ballentine under the overall been extended an invitation to., Wanled-Ride to Yutka. Nt'w01 k or .1.
Air Reserve Training Unit, Naval Aux. '>I W. L. Mumma Ens. W. H. Maron, command of Adm. Richard L. a gala dance sponsored' by the vicinity Deo 16. Frank. \\'olnsz) now
!Uiary Air' Station. Cecil Field, and the ski. (i & R. Tool Room or 8166A. ,*
U. S. Naval Hospital. 'IH.: J Dowsey FN; R. W. Eadie, Conolly, Commander in Chief, U. Business and Professional Girls'i Wanted--Ride to Mlssouil. Columbia ,
: AD1; T. C. Cherry, AE2; W. C. S. Naval Forces, Eastern Atlantic i Clubs of the YWCA, Tuesdayi 1'iefened. Plane or ('81'. Heaving i
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member ol .Brumbaugh, HMC3; J. A. Hall, and Mediterranean.In i Dec. 20 at the American LegionI I>l'r. 21st. Pushanx Ext. 8181. '
the Armed Foices Press Service. Reproduction I Hall 311 W. Duval in Driving, to Fort Worth Texas Saturday
at street
of material from these 'iT. S. Highsmith, and C. G. Star- addition to the USS Midway, morning loom for 2. Contact, '
sources must bear a credit line. Republic rat. included among the ships to relieve I Jacksonville. I.t UK) J. G. Ilolbr! 'ook. \ '.131. .
*!Ion of other matter, except by I J E Reifsnider was charged the 20 now assigned to the I i There is no charge for admis Ext 460.WRntf'dRldt'.

service perrnlsalon publication of Is Editor prohibited JAX without AIR with failing to stop for a stop I Sixth Task Fleet will be the sion. All personnel are cordially Ohio Dec 22.to Plane or near, ext Youngstown 8184.! Will, t

NEWS; sign. heavy cruiser Newport News, invited to attend. share dilvlng, expenses, .
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EVERYBODY HAS: FRIEND AT CHRISTMAS Christmas is the time remember your loved ones and friends, anti what better way to pay your respects ,

than with a rut, as these patrons of the Ship's Service retail store at NAS are dol nr. All decked out in holiday attire with the usual stock of rifts, the Ship's Service

j" handling its share of holiday shrppers. Mrs. Boyd Staton, left photo makes a quick: bale to Ensign Hfrschel Zerger, right of Vt'.83J as Ensign Harry Ipperson,

also 01 VF-83 awaits his turn. John Stilchen, SN, of Physical Training, looks over the merchandise, right photo, M Glen Wagner, AOZ, of \F-81 purchases a gift from

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15 December 1949 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three



Kids Await hx

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.;' Annual NAS J. i v >



;: !; :.Xmas Party


Plans are rapidly progressing
to give children of Navy personnel .
and several hundred youg-

: tiers of the nine homes of the underprivileged
.: the best affair of
its kind at the annual Christmas

J party Dec. 23 at the Mainside

auditorium ,
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..
,::' The huge Christmas party, held
..J :., men' year with NAS Jacksonville
host will fete Navy children
:.t ,I as ,
'!j (If Navy personnel from NAS, I
!f'\'\ Fleet Air Jacksonville, NARTU, TOYS FOR THE NEEDY-Just a glance at these photos
t. Naval Hospital, NATTU, and the I shows what Is being: done at the Toy Community Center located .
bk: children from the orphanages; In building 555 here at NAS where the "old becomesthe
-1. ,,-: who will be special guests. new." The damaged toys as they arrived are shown In
Similar party arrangements top photo and the finished products, after a little repairing;,
,.1If:"' have been made {;or children of are shown on the bottom. It's whats been done In between .e
'if-; colored personnel who will be entertained that counts as demonstrated in the right photo by firemenof e
at the 804 club here, station No 2 at NAS, who volunteered their efforts alone
and children of Cecil Field will with other workers. Left to right, are James Parker, George
'; also be in on the Christmas festivities Green, W. Williamson, and Robert Uolfe.
4 with a party of their own -
It Cecil Field All parties, acording -
to the latest information I Weeh'SndWinejTafk

be held simultaneously ut .

1300.Committees have been selected 'I

und much of the planning has already I Note

been completed for the annual '
::2 affair one of the station's fromARTtI

finest undertakings. ,

,!- H: PIO Officer- -x- -r ./, No- One Misses Out -


:1: (Continued from Page 1) I VF-741 Squadron 741 officiallygot -- -
Seventh Naval District with the underway the week-end of December foot, light weight, plywood boat Toy Community Center Aims
and a 51 horsepower outboard.
.' Sixth Naval District, the transfer 10th The inter-squadron *
'\ of Naval Advanced Training organization and supplemental duties Rumor has it that he is secretlyout
cf Chief -
.. announced Lcdr Fred to beat the speed record that' To Supply Cheer To
':: : Headquarters from Jax, and' were by NeedyJust
.. Comdr Barleon recently set In :
&1 the establishment of Naval AirBases erick Wolfe. VF 741 commandingofficer
his boat. Be careful Toole
remember -
at informal meeting I
Sixth Naval District Com- an
'0 mand here. the combined NAS- all VP pilots. Tactful as well as what happened to "Doc" what can be done with a tar>'beginning with the Boy
.' -- administrative coordinates wp.redisculsl'd Umstead and Ed Page on Nassau bit of cooperation, plus plent' Scouts who collect the toy!. the
NAB6 PIO office has become letponaible into Island. We don't want to I lose a of "elbow grease", mixed witha merchants of Jacksonville who
and
.T ? the correlation of all put practiceboth
for
,
good photographer little engenuity, is readily seen I donate parts and material and
"I
on the ground and in the air
.,4 jublic Jacksonville Information activities. In Sunday December llth, showing a I Chatles Edinger AD2, and his in the Toy Community Center I the workers who repair the tot S,
the areahen definite in groundair I wife are to be congratulated on here at NAS where worn and including Panhellenic members, '
Improvement
{ ;, \\' Lt. Brice was assigned relations through the good coordination the birth of a baby girl, slightly used toys are repairedby j Girl Scouts and NASpt'r.
: additional duty as NABS Public volunteers to be distributed to sonnel working in the Hobby
F exhibited between VF
/ 1 f:r Information Officer on November 741 officer, Lcdr Cor the underprivileged children of Shop and, last but certainly -
2, 1048, public relations became operations Jacksonville and vicinity for not least, the firemen of
rebus and NARTU
Sullivan
't''. her major duty with WAVE dmlnixtratlve lender own 't---- Christmas.It fire station No. 2 at NAS. With
Lt. Jack Hestilow this new
'j :: duty designated as a both enlisted one were to take a look at building 555 located next door to
collateral assignment This Increased squadron organization the conglomeration of metal and their station, it was inevitablethat
i' .. responsibility demanded a men and officers have more responsibllity parts outside of building 555 firemen of station No. 2
and It Is to
'r : greatly enlarged office force which make! VF-741 the best up to us where the toy repair shop is located I should volunteer to lend a hand.
'**" under her supervision, has carried resaivefighter e .--then wander inside the With the permission of Comdr.E. .
in the Naval Air
-:: j Command.
Reserve
': news and radio releases hometown Training finishing touches have been the men wasted no time IngOing
"J; news, planning visitors' I I Itj As usual, NARTUs nimiods and --us the saying goes ";jou to work, devoting many an
tours, conducting publicity lam- descendants of Isaac Walton utilized NEWS FROM THE FIREBOXThe wouldn't believe it", evening to welding tricycle paits
{ Talgns and otherwise!' performing ( their spare time on huntingand men at Number Two Fire Using Building 555 painting wagons, and performingother
if the many services of a first class fishing trips. Captain Priest Station have been kept quite busy The Toy Community Center is such tasks with enthusiasmand
Jt.? public relations office man, Comdr. Barleon and leading for the past two weeks repairing no overnight project It is a year- spirit that warms the heait
' 'r' \ Outstanding, too, Is the record chief Clovis Canterbury hit the toys for the needy children They round program. Worn out toys The efforts of their work can be
'-:1': maintained b>' the office in the J trail for the area around Hawthorne have turned out some good looking are collected throughout the yearin seen bv- a quick visit to the Tov
'OJ'E cementing of cordial ties letween, J Florida. After tramping jobs and we're proud of their a city-wide collection and deposited Community Center.
4' the people of Jacksonville And J the woods from 8 til 1, they tame work. C F. Mathews is having with the various fire stations The first truckload of finished
4.: neighboring communities and the home with a bag of :3) quail. trouble trYIng to decide what to The entire year's collection tovs will leave from here for the
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:' Naval Air Station.. This iclation- I Another diy: this same group, buy his dog for Christmas Why was brought in 25 truck loads city this week. A building that
,' Fhip has been further strengthened with Wayne Eddington, leading not buy him a dog house Clydeit here to NAS where it filled the was bursting with tricycles. bicycles !-
: by the youth encampments held chief of VA-144. as an added I will serve a dual purpose B. I unused building 555. Use of the } carts, wagons, dolls pull
,I \{$ the station, ranking from overnight s starter, tried their luck in the E. Downing had a rough time on building as a warehouse and re- toy, games, baseball gloves bats.
.,... < affairs to extended two duck blinds at Lt'vi'J:! Prairie. The his recent hunting trip Total pair shop was granted by Capt. outdoor game equipment and
"" j \\e-eks programs with hospitality, day was too warm to bring the catch was: zero, total lost-three Alvin I. Malstrom, NAS com- practically any type of toy one
entertainment and educational lea- 1 best flying: Northerners out in hunting dogs Lum Hudson manding officer, to officials of can mention, will be cleared by
lures set up well In advance tinder& numbers, but they still were rewarded bought a new deep freeze. to store the Toy Center who found that I Dec: 19 when some 5,000 underprivileged -
Lt Brlce's direction. with 2 coots and 3 duchs the catch he anticipated this hunting i their collection exceeded all available boys and girls will become

f Many other phases of public legations Nick Carlos ADS visited rela- season That one squirrel is I floor space in town their proud owners,
: work developed during her 'tives in Georgia and spent a few going to be awfully lonesome in I Started three ;rears ago by a The unique part of the program
1 .' administration and now carried onas 1 hours fishing on the St Mary'sRh'l'r theie small group of Sorority women, is in the presentation of the gift*.
; routine duty, must go unlisted. His catch was 4 trout, the From Housing it's reported that the Toy Community Center now Parents of the children will personally -
\ !4f: *. But the present extent of the dirt 'largest weighing 6 pounds Bob Loraine Baxter has resigned to sponsored by the Panhellenic As- their select toys, suited for
'-1+* ties of the Public Information Of- Waldrop, AD2, and Carlos went join her husband in Quonset sociation, has been operating here children neatly wrapped
,11 then ink
..l/ t. /ieer at NAS Jax must be consid- out after quail on another day off, Point R I. Eleanor Walker resigned since' Dec. 1 when the first batchof them home to deliver
I them to their loved whose
'+ red na a fitting reflection on the 'but their results were negative last week. She is infantic- toys arrived from points in ones
dreams will have
j importance of this station in the'' At least they got some good ex- Ipating in ApriL. Howard Rut- town. come true because -
they received Christmas
: overall defense picture. I etclseSejmore. ledge, formerly with Housing and Work at the warehouse has tovs _
While expanding the duties of I II Van Vorst "Flash" 6ND Charleston, is now associated I been under the direction of Mrs. -
this office, Lt. Brice was equally Toole is now the proud owner of a with Ships Service here on Kenyon Parsons.
.efficient in her work with the 'boat He recently acquired a 10'a the Station, The entire program is volun-
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WAVES Speaking of her duties ...e-- n--- SIDELIGHTS
1 Ae WAVE Administrative Officer 7" '
I' she said, "Jax has always been TL' I
,1 proud of the WAVES and has set I
high standards for them, I have
"' -' teen particularly proud of the t'S PAYDAY: 'TIS the night be-

_ --. WAVE Barracks which has maintained rT--- < 2.a fore payday, and all through my
a standard of "excellent" on jeans I've hunted in vain for the
t very major inspection for the past ways! and the means Not a quarter
three jears"STVDFNT is stirring, not even a bit;
ar The greenbacks have left me, the
pennies have quit. Forward, turn

Theatre T d forward, O time in thy flight,
And make it tomorrow-just for

,,; 1j tonight!
Guidet
,!f, ADDENDA: Sarah Elizabeth is
the third girl and fourth jourp'un
:. OFFICER'S in the Phil M>ers household.
AUDITORIUM Weighing in at 8 lbs 4-oz. last
MOVIES: Weekdays-1'730.2000. Friday, Phil claims he is going
Weekends-1430-2000 to send her north to Romanoff to

,. THURSDAY DEC. 15 become a lady wrestler. Ex-
"Frontier Outpost"Featuring supplyer Marie Nieset is busily
Charles Stn rrett. preparing; to pack and move to

f FRIDAY DEC. 16 ... the Virgin Islands about the
1 .> "South Sea Center"Starring first of the year Dorothy Houghton ; -
Shelley Winters. (Personnel) has an autographed -
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY picture from rarley
DEC. 17.18 Grander: signed 'Utnmm thanks,
"Tell It To The Judge"With and en the reverse side he has

I Rosalind Russell. I.':. scribbled n note requesting her

MONDAY DEC. 19 ,> ., .,'__ ',,, ::l1r picture Flora Funkenstein is
"Traveling Saleswoman" Starring r 'L '''-a. currently nursing a broken shoulder
Joan Davis and Andy Devine. ANOTHER UJ O SERVICI Performing just one of the many services available to servicemen conned from a slip on her
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAYDEC. everywhere;., the USO Club In Jacksonville lends a hand In wrapping Christmas packages for home newly waxed floors Lt. (jg)
2021 delivery. BUy llirtenbottom, Anne Bradley and Alice! Snfll put the finishing touches to packages Frock: has become an enthusiastic
"Pinky" Featuring Jeanne for sailors, left to right. Dean Groves, ef "A.Uti; Donald Harris, AM3, of FASron Six l I televiewer since he purchased e
Crain. and C. L. Bye, SN, of the Naval Hospital. Uct ti few weeks ago.



Four JAX AIR NEWS 15 December 1949



I Jax Navy Cops 12-7 Grid Win In! Atlanta I



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t Victory In Benefit ContestJaxNavy's I


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\ \ gridders closed out the 1949 season in top

form by capitalizing on two breaks in the first quarter of a

Georgia AMVet-sponsored benefit game at Atlanta, Ga., to

: defeat the Atlanta General Depot Flames, 12-7, before a

sparse crowd of shivering and rain-dampened spectators. '

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Although the Flames were ---
greatly strengthened by Fort Ben- Receives Troubles J
ning and Fort Jackson Army All. The remainder of the fourth per

Stars, the soldiers couldn't compete rlod was a see-saw battle with
against the locals' powerful Navy holding the ball on Army's
defense In the first half of play. !120 when the final whistle blew.
t i Chet Kimball Andy Anderson
\ Before minutes had elapsed in
\
Bill Buesing, Gordon Kent an.lBob
'
the tilt every player on the field
t Hooks handled most of the
was covered with mud, and rec-
$ ball carryingfor Jacksonville.
almost
ognition was impossible
'i Kimball did some excellent punt.
Seven ninutes after the contest
ing with a muddy ball for an average .
an attempted '
was underway Army punt
of 42 six
yards on boots. ,
Don ,
by Hemphill was
While Rhoades, Don
blocked neatly by local guar d Neal Sticky Buckner and Whittake'
McGeachy in Army territory. The
were powerful' backfield defenders .
ball bounded back into the soldiers' -
Clyde Bennett Ski Roskoskl,
end :zone and JaxNavy'salert
Russ Minor, Jack
Duncan. Wilbur
K'S end Buck fell it
Dominy on
I for six points. An attempt to run Sweat. Norris Thomas, Dominy.,
: Ted Daum, McGeachy and Joe Bu.
: :1' the extra Frequent point failed Knmbles i'''onasissl in the all forward played wall.outstandingball

Later' In the same period, a bad
I The Flames held the edge in statistic
center pass for Jax-Navy sent the
S. by picking 114
ball to up yards
flying'back Navy's 10yardline.
rushing to 70
recovered the Navy's and collect-
Army slippery
ing1 6 first downs to 5.
oval} and moved to the 6-yard line Navy's
I! Team and Individual
trophieswere
on the next play. The second
,:.4.. presented to Jax.Navy'tol.
play following the recovered fumble -
v
\ lowing the clash.WAVES .
Army's Hemphill tossed a pass
toward the end zone, but after the

:z1.. k. ,. tv k ball bounded off the shoulders of Combine
two players it landed neatly in
the hands of local defensive half-

back Chuck Rhoades who openedup Gains 5516Vin
and galloped the full 100 yardsfor
4 r ,
paydirt. Only one Army blocker -
threatened to halt Rhoades' I In City Fracas

progress goalward, but he was

y taken out on a beautiful block by ,i; With Fran Free establishing; anew

f Sa end Jark Duncan. Roth teams i scoring record in the Girls'
threatened to score In the second City Basketball League for the

..z quarter, but fumbles broke up I season with a barrage of 39 markers
both the goalward drives. the NAS WAVE cagers won
Army took over In the third pe- their first victory in two starts a*
riod and midway In the quarter they soundly drubbed a Great
opened an 86-yard drive which Southern sextet, 5516. in/\ndrew
r moved the ball to Navy's one-foot I Jackson Gym last Monday evening
line Jax-Navy's defensive wall .
hold and the quarter ended before'i I Tomorrow night, the WAVES

r---; Army could score. On the first will battle their arch-rival the
;
HE MADE IT, TOO!-Evading several would-be Jax Navy obstructers, Cliff a Florida play of the final period, Flame Pepsi-Cola sextet in Lee High
. Southern makes this brilliant shot for a two-pointer in a fray last Saturday taken by Florida Southern left halt Charles Hall went over gym at 2115. The locals failed t.)
5552. Waiting for the rebound that never Came. are Jax -Navy men Paul King/ (26)) and Lon for the TD. Ked Poiterfield'I drop the Pepsi girls last season,

Christenson (42)). kicked the extra point. losing three encounters to the
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Gitmo Squad Rally Fails As NAS Loses the gym NAS Riverside last girls night.were Nurses slotted at to Jackson meet


Free deposited 16 held goals
NAS and made 7 out of 13 free throws -
Drops
55-52 To Flaa SouthernFailing good to pile up the high score.

Golf CombineUnable points Ruth Lavere counted for I 6

Better than the
doubling
score
to make a last-minute rally reach far enough: Jax-Navy's valiant cagers suffered of their opponent: in the first

to win a single matchin their first setback of the season at the hands of a veteran Florida Southern College, quarter the WAVES held a com

their opening encounter, the five, 55-52, in a thriller at Lee: High gym last Saturday evening. manding 15-7 lead after the first
newly organized Jax-Navy golf 8 minutes of play.
The loss put Jax-Navy state -- ---- -
squad went down to a 48-18 de- at 1-1 for the season, but the game series! one tussle Friday eve- lakeland club remained in the lerfd i The girls in blue more than
feat at the hands of a powerful fighting Navy quintet will have a ning and the other Saturday night. 'throughout the remainder of the doubled their lead before the

squad o: divot-diggers at the Na- chance to change the record for Returning on the 19th, the local encounter.The halftime whistle blew, and were
val Operations Base, GuantanamoBay the better when they play three cagers! will meet the Collegeof I collegians were in front 45- II III out in front 32-11.
Cuba, last week-end. road games this week-end. Tonight Charleston at the NATTC Au- 29 in the final quarter when Na Holding the Southern six t.)>
Paced by Rkhard Dennehy the local five battle a Fort ditorium in what promises to be 'II vy's Woodbury' dropped in five field only 5 markers in the last sixteen

who registered a low gross of 67 Jackson Army five at Font Jackson one of the toughest clashes of the goals to almost close up the gap. S minutes of play, the WAVES

on the par 70 Gitmo Bay course, S. C. I i season. IMC-UI'S: : ... continued to hit consistently: with
With ,J'X. A"V (M) U. TI' LaVere and Free doing most of
the Guantanamo combine won Next on the list of stops Is Columbia I Kyle Woodbury hitting I Woodbury t .. .. .. .. 7 8 22 the point-making.
eight separate matches to com- S. C, where Ja.x-Navy will consistently, Jax-Navy almost overcame King f .. .. ........ .. 2 0 4 I
the winning total of 48 an 11-pomt deficit at halftime Wool bright, f Others who saw action in the
pile points. meet Charleston Navy in a two- in the FSC clash, but the Sheldon, f .: :::::::: :: g g g I tilt were Willie Speas, Midge
Christensen, c ..... ... .. 2 3 7 Bryant, Millie Moyer M 'ke
Gitmo's John Cisowski tied t clock ran out before the locals K .. .. ........ .3 2 8 <
with local golfer Bill Foulk witha Personnel Cagers could close the gap. Woodbury Petty. g .. .. ........ .. 1 2 4 Razelun Rickie Larrick, Al Wy.
notched 22 points for the I Wheeler g ........... .. 1 1 3 tovich, Charlotte Filanowitz, Marie -
71 for the second lowest score evening'sbest IWr. g .......... .. .. 1 0 2 Stevens, Joe Laz/.ara and
of the evening, while NAS divot- Pace City CircuitStill scoringperformance.. Becker, g ... .. ... ..... .. 0 0 0 I Dolly Quinn.VA134 .
digger Bill Scarborough was undefeated and leading the Lon Christensen, Paul Petty and: Haugh. g . .. ..... ...0 0 0 __
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deadlocked with Guantanamo'sJoe City Recreation basketball league, Charley Wheeler played outstanding Total . . .. 17 19 52
ball on the floor for ... Posts 51-30
McDonald with a third place Jax-Navy '. 1'oUlnltItSJ: : !
NAS Personnel's cagers! chalkedup In .. .. .. .. .
card of 72. McDonald is a former their final quarter spurt for victory I Robbing t 2 3 7 "
I two more wins over the past while Ray Hale second Zovalh, f ,., ...... .. .. 4 ] 9 VF-12.'": '
Jax-Navy golfer. week, dumping the Downing New- ,, was Terry f .......... ... ..7 3 17 i Triumph Over
Other comparatively high in scoring with 8 points. Klnluw. f .. ...... ... .. 2 0 4 ,
and
scores were Sam Wydburge of phytes 3.3-22, trouncing the Jax-Navy took an early lead in I II Valentine c .. .. ...... .. 2 2 6 I Attack Squadron 134's "Hell .
Jackson Reds by a 42-29 margin HufnaKd c ... .. ... 2 2 6
Gitmo 73 of Jax- the fray, but a neat one-hand set Razor" five of the ,
; Tony Grego | one Navy'sbasketball
PeRK. g .. ... .. ... .. 0 1 1
Navy 74; and locals Leo Marchel l The Personnel five took an ear- shot by Florida Southern ace Gene I I Palma, g ... ...... .. 2 f 0 4 entries in Jacksonville J
and Bill North, 75's. ;l lier encounter from the Jackson Robbins put the Moccasins out In WOOK. g .. .. .. ... .. .. 0 0 0 I City League competition opened
In team scoring. Dennehy and Whites 3012. !i! front of the locals, 14-13. The Fout7. g .......-... .. 0 I 0 0O'Brlen. its season in winning style by ,
Dick continued to I g .. ..... .. .. 0 1 1
Roy Shanghai took six points out Murray pacethe --- ----- drubbing VF-12, a Cecil Field
of a possible nine from locals I personnel cagers, and now has ComFair Jax Dailies Totals . .. .. .. 21 13 55 combine, 51-30 in the opener of a
MarcheJ and Foulk. For one of an average of 15 point for the --x- I twin-bill at the Jackson High
the closest matches of the meet, three tilts. Ray Mattila is second VA-134 Hoopstcrs Frank Edwards Takes 1 gym last Thursday evening.

McDonald and Sam Wydburge, i In the scoring parade, having ComFairJax's basketball entryin I I Scoring their initial point on a
garnered 5', points for Gitmo bucketed 14 in the encounter the Jacksonville City League Cecil Field Coif Play free throw, the Razors pulled

against Gz ego and Scarborough's against Downing last week. I will be shooting for its first win Playing with a handicap of 15, ahead to hold a 12-2 lead after
3li points for Jax. Murray collected 15 counters in | of the season when it squares Frank Edwards tallied a net of the first 10 minutes of play Although
Jerry Shelton and Joseph Cis- the tilt against the Newphytes lust off against an undefeated VA-134 72 to win the blind bogey golf smaller than their tower.
owski took 7 counters from lo- Wednesday evening and hit the I five from Cecil Field at Jackson tourney held Dec. 4 at the Cecil ing opponents, the speedy 134
cals Bill North and Charlie Matt- basket for 14 against the Jack- I High gym tonight. Action begins Field layout. squadron cagers held the front

lack, the latter tallying a total of son quintet, Jack Miller ran a at 2000. I Comdr. Hillis and Chief Pingry spot throughout the fray, an.
2 points. Carry Philips and Bill close\ second to Murray in Mon I The ComFair quintet ran up shared second place honors with I were leading by a 19-13 margir
Lawrence dumped Jax-N a v y day's encounter with a total of against a rugged Latter Day a net of 75, while third place at halftime.
divot-diggers Glenn Barnes and 13 points. I Saints five in their opening: encounter position was also a. deadlock between Lawrence Bullard, a neat firing
Chet Briggs by a 5-4 count; Frank --x- of the season and Buffered Lt. Busbee and Lt. Platt. forward, led the team's attack: by
Herold and Chet Kimball pickedup Guantanamo team took all nine a 76.38 setback Playing from scratch Chief North bucketing 17 markers in the tussle : .

5Mi for Gitmo, leaving/ their points from Jax-Navy golfers'I I Vito "Hawk" Basile and Harry I II shot himself right out of the 70- while John Millar, a shifty
foes Don Gard and Bruce Weber, Bob Theil and Jack Piva while Passini, two top-notch point 80 selection zone with a four under guard, dumped in 13 counters.
of Jax-Navy, 3't! points. I Walter Keehn topped off the scorers, are expected to lead the i par 66, carding 3 bogeys, 9 Forty-five personal fouls wer.
Lou Paresi and Sy Siberlich I score by notching a 3-point victory I attack this evening. The local' pars 3 birdies and one eagle.A called in the encounter, but the
took a 7-2 duel from locals Elie over Joe Hill of NAS Jaic, Fleet five hag six: more tilts to handicap tourrify U plannedat Hell Razors were charged, with
Taylor and Bill Nagengast Larry A return match U slated in the I play in the first half of competition I Cecil for the Christmas holi only 15. Fred Zeier i U coaching

Reed and Arthur Rollins ot the near future. I in the Men' League days. the live this year.PQqe .



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VOL. 7-No. 36 15 December 1949


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UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA
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Holiday Exodus

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$5 t Ry s Divided Into Two Periods


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$ r Although Christmas is still 10 days away, the holidays

.. 3 begin in earnest Friday for hundreds of service personnel

\ based at the Naval Air Station who begin streaming from the

4 ) base to start their special leave and liberty period which. ex-

$ $ tends-until Jan 4.
i Employees of the Overhaul and .- -- -
Repair department will also be- I
Public Info Officer
gin an 18-day calendar shut-
down Saturday, Dec. 17, which
means that activity aboard the
Lieut. Noma Brice
station during the holidays will
4, z : be at a minimum.As .
it was last,year this year's
.military leave is divided into two Given New Post

is periods. The first period extends
Iii b ; from .iGOO Dec 16 until 0730 Lt Noma Reid Brice, Public Information -
Dec 27 and the second period Officer of Naval Air
begins at 1200 Dec. 27 and endsat Station, Jacksonville and Naval
0730 Jan. 4. All holiday leave, Air Bases Sixth Naval District, departed
it has been announced, will be from the station Monday
k e > k, ,. 6'L .. charged against accrued leave. to report to the Office of the Chiefof
LIBERAL LEAVE Public Relations, Navy Depart-
During the special period, leave ment for temporary duty, after
may be granted to NAS 'officer which she will undertake her new
and enlisted personnel at the dis- assignment in Public Relations In,
r fA cretion of respective departmentheads the office of the Secretary of Defense -
< up to 50 per cent of each .
department at one time. Personnel The departing Public Information
who wish to take advantageof Officer who also held collateral
the entire leave period can do duty as NAS and Naval AirBases
so. provided they have the nec- Sixth Naval District WAVE
I ( ta essarv accrued leave and can be administrative officer, is well qualIfied
t spared by their respective headof for her new assignment. Lt.
: a r Su department. Regular reenlistment Brice reported aboard the stationin
t and emergency leave may October 1946 as WAVE administrative -
be granted as usual. officer. Collateral dutyas
Fleet Air Jacksonville has al- Public Information Officer for
ready begun its special leave per- NAS was added in February 1947.
iod which will extend until Jan Her staff then consisted of one
3 3 Leave for Fleet Air personnelwill yeoman, and most of the work WM
a be granted at the discretion carried out without aid or assist' !
S. S of unit officers, up to 50 per cent ance.
; 3h of the unit at one time. At least Lt. James Todd. formerly NAS

(Continued on Page 2)) Assistant Operations Officer has
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taken over temporary duties aa
IN A WOULD OF HIS OWN-Little Billy Kuchler, who came shopping at the Ship's Service All-Saints' ChoirIn I I NAS Public Information Officer
I_. store with his mother Mrs. Lester Kuchler, wife of M-Sgt, Lester Kuchler of the Marines Barracks, until the arrival of Lt. Hugh Gar-
he becomes engrossed in "his horse", It's only a toy animal
is completely oblivious of the goings-on as vey, who will assume the post
but Billy doesn't mind, he's having fun! -- School ProgramThe around the middle of January.
--- Choir of All-Saints' chapelat Since the consolidation of the
the Naval Air Station will par- (Continued on Pace 3))
CPO Project "The Drunkard" Set For ticipate in the annual Christmas
candlelight service at Bolles School
at 2000 tonight. Xmas Trees
Nears Close Composed of 35 male voices, the
Final Showing TonightPlaying choir under the direction of '.cdr. Are AvailableThe
John M. Hirst, will be accompaniedby !
Of CampaignWith Mrs. E. R. Olney at the organ. yuletide spirit will pre-
to a full house in its first two performances during which Scripture readings during the pro- vail In various departmentsand
I i the audience Joined in the fun with shrieks of mirth and spirit the gram will be given by Capt. barracks throughout the
$1402.63 collected to date popular stage play "The Drunkard" will!) be presented in its final show- Charles Ditmar, senior Chaplain of station with the addition of
In its current drive to purchase ing tonight at 2000 at the Mainside Auditorium. NAS. Christmas trees and ill the
television sets for nine homes of Using the same cast from Green The choir will also be featuredin decorations to be issued by the
the underprivileged in Jacksonville Cove Springs that scored such a girls, dancing and singing specialIsts a radio broadcast over Station Physical Training and Recrea-
the Chief Petty Officers' terrific hit in a 10-day stand there and instrumentalists. WMBR ((1460)) on Dec 20 between tion department.In .
Club will go all out in the last before coming here, the play Admission!, to the play Is 50 2130 and 2230, presenting Holton's order to obtain a tree, or-
two remaining days of the driveto "caught on" here at NAS as it cents, plus tax, with extra for Christmas cantata, "The Music of ganizations must submit
I re-
attain it* goal of $1600 has all over the nation. Billed as beer. Tickets or reservations for Bethlehem." The cantata will be quests by memorandum to the
The new project, which had its the original audience-partUlpation tables can be obtained by calling repeated during the midnight service Physical Training office or by
beginning Nov. 15 and is due to show, all patrons have been 398, or they can be purchased at at All-Saint's Chapel on Christmas calling extension 593,
end Friday, is expected to reach pounding the table for the past the box: office. Eve, beginning at 2300
its quota with a final collectionof two nights, and tonight is the last .. ."
pledges from NARTU, the 804 ':chance for spectators to hiss the
club and other organizations.Held I villain and "cry in their beer."
in conjunction with the Also known as "The Fallen
annual Christmas Party which Saved", the action of the Gay
yearly entertains Navy childrenand i Nineties play centers around the
children from the orphanages I[bar with "Honest Willianvs" and k
\ of the underprivileged, the CPO "Mad Agnes' bringing on laughs 'Yet K ?nx
S propect has won the praise and galore with their antics.
support, of all station personnel, 1 Proceeds from the play will go .
I both military and civilian. I to aid the welfare fund of both
Presentation of the television Naval Air Station and Green Cove
? sets to the homes will be made at I Springs Naval Station, t. ;
the Christmas Party Dec. 23 at the The old melodrama, which atone < .7 i:: sqM.e.
Mainside auditorium, where the time stopped Hollywood for
children gather for their annual ten solid years, is in four acts,
holiday affairSenator I plus the "Grand Olio" which features 1 id a.
---x-- a variety of special acts, including -
saucy songsters, can-can
HollandIs I

I Nursery Reservations
NAS Visitor
I': Made For New Year's
Senator Spessard L Holland Reservations are now being ac,
of Florida paid a surprise visitto cepted at the NAS Nursery for lf,
the Naval Air Station Wednesday I New Year's Eve, it was revealedby it Y'i'i'if
when he toured the I Nursery officials f+ t ti
Overhaul and Repair department. The Nursery will remain ti
Eve i
Accompanied by a host of until 2 A. M. New Year' i
'" Jacksonville business men arid with a deposit{ of one dollar required -
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Chamber of Commerce members I with each reservation.This
Senator Holland spent most of! amount wilt be applied on FROM! THE GROUND UP-Seaman recruits from one of the "Week-end Warrior" squadron
his time in Informal chats with the Nursery.fee or will! be refunded at NARTU sit in on a lecture here on basic seamanship given by instructor C. I*. Oliver, KM';!.
employees at the huge Overhauland I if the reservation i U cancelled I recruits :are, left to right, James II. Sheehan, Stephen I). Snyder, Clarence W, McDonald, Prestitn i
Repair shops here. I by Wednesd'.y. Dec. 211. |I L. Uulanrf, Nolan F. Stanley. and Jack II. Ridley, Jr.


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REPORT fROM WASHINGTON Classified t




Dependents' Medical Carey Bulletin FOR SAI.K


Nora t* heater. 9 loom opacity, $25. Th.
8-1737. D. P. Tiaer,

Defended Officially New cycle gloves, also belt Ext. f3C. .;
By Mrs. Ladagy.Getman .
Boxer puppies AKC register .
ed. :J75-S125.: 2756 Bayvlew Rd. Fho.
Armed fnrri-n Fuss VrrtirrOpposing 8-3267.

Budget Bureau proposals! to abolish medicalcare Chief tan gabardine, blues, white,
SUe 34"" Abnd. Com Full.
for Service dependents, Maj. Gen. Raymond W. Bliss, Jax never Barracks woin. N.

Army Surgeon General, recently stated : "If I were to '41 Old*. $200 down, balance $158. Mr.

ikliberittely plan to destroy the effectiveness of the Armed Bo)eft. Ext. 759. a
with 2.9
35mm: camera equip*
Forces, I should select as the most effective measure the ment. Value $140, Jpnln Ext, 642.

ifenial' t>f dependent! medical care to men in the Services." Krol cub $15. 1942. '46 '47, gilll guard 'I
with 15" Kiome trim wheel linn
t
a
I ti I diMe t>pe. Set of 4. $10. Lewi Kxt; ,
The Armed !Services' have notified tion Committee members are nearing 349. '/L

the House Armed Services the end of a nation-wide survey Fresh Halt water fishing outfit. '47
Champion 4.2 Hp Motor Rods re l..
Committee that they oppose sepa. I to guide them in drafting I I Shepaid. Tho. 24071. 4511 Royal Ave.
ifttt legislation l to reduce from 10 : -t;
T8"-30". Blued
legislation for educational facilities Officer 1 uniforms. Size
to 7 sears the active commlstricritil and"hllpi Carter. Fho. 81340. 09Talbett )
service time required to for children on military and I Ave. I

jtiHlify for retirement after 20Yt'itrl other Federal reservations, One man Kayak (Eskimo boat and
Mis. Bums.Officer .
: with wartime rank. The I paddle. $10. Call 8-1255.
Service think action should awnit !1 Washington! (H keenly Interested bridge coat SUe 38. Fho. i

a laws.Changer. adopted at Fort Sill, .)lt1iLI Black. 3lep3AnFlr: St. I

i The plan Is simple: individual mailboxes 21/4 x 21/4 Camera with photo flash
for all personnel thus eliminating .
to unit. $15. Also Remington Spedakelec
existing Regulations "mail call." ia7or. $15. McCullough. Air Base
drafted to eliminate the "bugs" Trailer 1'aik. .
i _
which developed in the Army-Air bedroom, ceme'nt blink house 22FO "
Force for benefits included in the HookCommittee Bird, .
the In the
ready printer.
Tiloxcle 3 wheel.) 1416 B Child St. NAS
meantime! officials of both Services recommendations tut But'del s.
are studying the feasibility of not written into the Career Compensation 1 MM 1 suit of blue Coat 38". 3 "een leg*
a rash clothing Act are scheduled rorconsidt't'8t1on I I ular 2 gabardines, 38""-!:1". J. C
flan. when Congress reconvenes Brow n. Kxt. 352. l
'48-25 foot trailer house 3 rooms. lint
Three groups: | of House Edaca- In Januar)'. water heater Pho. Change Park :It*>2. t
_n I I I C K. Kukla.
I 1 epical worsted khaki otrll'el'lJnl..
Examination* to select candidates formt\ :38". 1 blue gabardine lain .
for appointment as lieutenant codt.ie\ :38". VA 45, Hanger 114. i
(IjgIn the Navy Medical) VOLUMES OF DATA-Adding: over 1,000 pages to 300 volumes Rent or Sale-4703 Edison Av*. Rl\er.
of technical data is an important job of the staff of the Corn- side 7 Room brick. home. $12000.
Corps will be conducted at all Naval -
46.16 Tlmaquana Rd. G. Klrchlk. Ph.
Fair Jax orientation from Chief Aviation
trchnicallibrary. Receiving
hospitals in continental U. S.' I 4.26
January 16-20, 1P50. Machinist Elliot C. Newell, right, are .Raymond I). Griffin, 4630: Tlmaquana d4Z rooms. $12,500. t
I I'N, wd Phillip A. Liberty PN3. : G. Klichlk. Pho. : ,:
I 18!* E. 25th St. :SHOO my equity.; fo" n. ;,
Several high ranking Marine i payment $300. G. Klichlk. Phone k
I 4-3626.: ,.
Corps officers are among a group Carrier Air Four I Red FotblllIult\) cleats and helmet. 4l
of Headquarters personnel study Group I 1>;xt. 8130. Mis. Ladagy. 1237 Hancock -
THURSDAY' DEe 15 1910 -Bowling ing a new method of rapid read St. NAS.
'>rty. Transportation leaves club. In 1 Whitney Steer-o-mat carriage.* Ick.i .
the flub voice i wordings. excellent ing. Words are flashed on a screenat i er stroller, snow suit-coat legging.II
mrompimlat. Send home u living the speed of 100th of a second Nelson 1857 E. 23rd ;
ChilMimm greeting The course is said to double the Readies For Next CruiseFleet KIII RENT:
JH1DAY DKC. tD-c Special; game Available Jan. 1. 3 room apt 725 Rosselle. -
nl.ht. Door prize I home In- ,reading speed of the average stu $65. Fiasler 2-7595.
foimul dancing, dent. For tent or sale 103 St. Cecil Field Rd. '
SATURDAY DEC 17-Open house. Air Jacksonville's Carrier Air Group Four began prepara- Info at Ranch House at Bridge. Rte r'
Get IhoKt Klfti wrapped lnda>-time tions for its departure January 4th to the Mediterraneanwaters 7 Box JL.. J
I* shtirt Saturday night dance 2Xtfh2Z I The Army la offering for the today 652. lambing '
*'. Music by the Naval l Air Station where it will join the Sixth Task Fleet for its second cruisein 3 rm fug n apt. S6S! :50 mo. 2239 St.i .
first WAC
time commissions
to Johns Ave. Fho. 8-4721. Mi*. Cunning!! ,
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i wnd. !six monthTh. !! I I i .
SUNDAY DEC 18, OO-2230-0Pf'n qualified women college graduates! -- ham.
I Air Group will be aboard 3 rm apt. furn. Mis Korl. 2317 Gilmore -
Pause all day long Special pre- direct from civilian life. bma"rinSpinax.
Prospec. light cruiser Roanoke.
.' the aircraft carrier USS Midway St. Pho. 7-6273.
( h'l tmh8 activities and food.
MONDAY DEC 19 1)30! Santa tive graduates in their senior year when the big ship relieves the I destroyer tender Sierra, 3 bedroom apt, (urn. Fho. 6-3362 1454 )
riau l'IHt> )'. Partner for sere Icemen are eligible. Age waivers will be carrier USS Leyte in line with cargo ship Arneb, fleet oiler \\ alnut.I .
1 tarn housekeeping room. Phone6.3t62
JcllowMl by waffle In the club. in I
supper granted some cases! to women
Waccamaw. gasoline tanker Che- '
JUKSDAV; DKC; 20, I'UO!: --Ueeorat- the policy of frequently rotating : : 1434: Walnut
Inv: *tty. Candy and cookie making. with World War II service. vessels in that area. The local wa'ican, and destroyers G. B. 11 loom share bath. 1613 Hubbatd St. ,.
tt(fl dance class till 2100 No charge. -- --- I contingent will return sometimein i I Mackenzie, E. G. Small, Glennon, I Pho. 63341.: Gloe.i .
i Lady will share bedroom house with
I ortnem.WKUNESDAY. E. F. Larson Goodrich Hanson' i J'\O .
DEC Christmas June. !; I Jadv. Pho. .
Carol Choir featuring 20 member More Auto Drivers i Commanded by Comdr. R. H. j H. J. Thomas Vogelgesang, H. J.Ellison .,3 bedrooms. $ 5J fuin: 555 unfuin. Tho.2l')50. --, 'e
:
choral. group from, Andrew, Jackson and C. R. Ware. Vt' B. Holijerson.
P{-hi>olSfMnonhl. Burns Carrier Air Group Four Furnished Studio Cottaue. $45! per mo.OianKP .
programs and activities Gel Traffic Penalties returned recently from a "cold -x- I,I I Pat k. 2013 New YOlk A\e. li,
Mnntxlia fealuiei Consult club weather cruise' to Northern Mahaffey.
FulUtln Board Make the cluboiii- Thirty-two more autoists felt HolidayContinued 2 room apt. furn. $700 per week.Piooker .
the waters where it operated with the 1023 E. Ashley
headquarters timing holiday season -
the pinch of station police as Sixth Task Fleet. The Arctic I 2 room upper) Apt. furn. $700 prweek.
they were apprehended for traf- ( from Page 1) Biooker. 1023 E. Ashley
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fic violations aboard the station' 25 cent of must be I'lrasnnt rm In pv home. Single and
and per personnel tu' _,
extremely rough seas, snow, double. Schultz. Avondale \e.
Jax Air News during the period from Dec. 5 ice. i on hand at all times in each unit I I'ho. 2-59.10.:! .*'

to Dec. 12.ChargE'd. during this period. : 4 rms upper, ) Fuin Pho. 83342.28
Editorial Offices i | Air Group Four which joined Post
Si. .
SouthVlnjf, Ixmer Deck with speeding were Fleet Air Jacksonville in Febru- I Leave for civilian employees I 5 loom apt. unfuin. Pho. 8-6262. after

BMg. !DSO) Lcdr. G. Ephron, Ens. W. M. Kar- ary of 1948, is comprised of aside from Overhaul and Repair I Ii 4:0(1: p. m. :-

Telephone Extension-8181 bowski Ens. R. A. Harding, J Fighter Squadrons 41, 42 and 43 i' which will observe its IB-day 3 im; apt Lubordus Fishing Camp 323 ,;1(1,

Andrew. II. "Ian.,.. tdltor Rupert. AN; C H. Tomlinson, and Attack Squadrons 44 and 45. shutdown, will be governed by 3 per room mo apt. fuin." Mrs. Hen Ing. C27EdlKon >

Mull Mr inter. ('''rt rairhunr, SN ( AOI; D. W. Defee, HM3; J. R. I VF-41 is" commanded by Lcdr. I heads of departments who are A\e. Pho. 4-3248.
lirginU Masers, SA ; Doiin ('01' Snipes.. AOC; C. E. Buggs J. W. ': John P. Adams, VF-42 by Comdr. authorized to grant leave at their Rm. furn. over gaiftge. Pho. 8-3761.
rit, Ame \. Godwin. S. B. Pierce W. J. discretion not to interfere Mis. Burg
Peep- so as
JA.X AIR NEWS Is publlstieo I John R. Sweeney, VF-43 by Lcdr. I "South Wind Heater" A 1 condition,
weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Sta. les V. Santucci, H. Jaffe, A. L. Clem B. is led by with necessary work loads. Suit of A\latlon Greens. Waist :32".
tion. Jacksonville Florida and print.ed Bullav, C. D. Rhyne W. M. Camp- Lcdr. R. N. Mier, while VA45is -xPersonnel Child wool coat. size\ 5. 1417 ChildSt.
commercially with nonapproprlateohinds bell B. H. Higginbottom F. 1>;"I. :14)0.;
Her'j commanded by Comdr. L. V. InvitedTo 5 rm bungalow. Furn. Elec. Kitchen.Oitega .
et no expense to the govpinment I Iar.d man, Mrs. H. w. Clark, and Swanson.The Section. Pho: 2-7389. '"
in compliance with SecNav Clrculat .
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Richie. YWCA Dance Jt 5:1.1'Lostw'hlte :
Letter 43-1918: dated 12 December 1943Copies : I Sixth Task Fleet will be I Mrs. Lad8' J'ho.I .
are distributed tree of charge Iat i Illegal parking tickets were commanded by Vice Adm. JohnJ. Station military personnel have :I Ext. 8130.! uIII'Y.1237! B Hancock. NAS..
the Naval Air Station the Naval given to Colonel Ens. been extended invitation to York
Sydenhan, Ballentine under the overall an Wanted-Ride to Yutka New e-r
Air Unit, Natal
Reserve Training Aux.
W. L Mumma Ens. W. H. Maron dance the : vicinity. Dec. 36. Frank WOIC>Ml) now
Illarv Air Station Cecil Field and the command of Adm. Richard L. I la gala sponsored by I I O'A
I fki. R. Tool Room or 8l 6A.
U. S. Naval Hospital. H. J. Dowsey, FN; R. W. Eadie, Conolly Commander in Chief, U Business and Professional Girls'Clubs Wanted-Ride to Missouri Columbia
ADI; T. C. Cherry, AE2; W. C. S. Naval Forces, Eastern Atlantic of the YWCA, Tuesday ; preferred. Plane or i-ar. Less lng
The JAX AIR NEWS U a member 01 Brumbaugh, HMC3; J. A. Hall, and Mediterranean.In Dec 20 at the American Legion t I>ec, 21st. Pashang. Ext. 8184.!
the Aimed Forces Press Set\'Ice. Reproduction
of material from these' T S. Highsmith, and C. G. Star- addition to the USS Midway Hall at 311 W. Duval street in Driving morning to Fort room Worth, for Texas 2. ContactI.t Salurday

sources must bear a credit line. Republics rat.J. included among the ships to relieve Jacksonville. I (fist J. G. Holbrook. F131.
!Ion of other matter except by I E. Reifsnider was charged I the 20 now assigned to the I There is no charge for admis. Ext 460.WantedRide, .
tnvlte: publications I lbI without to or near Youne.town. \
peimission, t of Editor JAX AIR with failing to stop for a stop Sixth Task Fleet will be the sion. All personnel are cordially j I Ohio Dec. 22. Planey, ext 8184. Will

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EVERYBODY HAS A flU EN I) AT CHRISTMAS-Christmas Is the time to remember your loved ones and friends, and what better way to pay tour respects

than with a gift, as these patrons of the Ship's Service retail store at NAS are doing. All deeded out In holiday attire with the usual! stock of gifts, the Ship's Service

ft handling its share of holiday shoppers. Mrs. Lloyd Staton, left photo, makes a quick ale to Ensign: llrr&chel Ztrler, *** Kht of VF.1131 a* Ensign: Harry Epperson,

aho, or VF-83 awaits his turn John Slilchen: SN, of Physical Training<<, 'looks over the merchandise, right photo, as Glen Wagner' AU2, uf VF-81 purchases a gift from

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15 December 1949 JAX' AIR NEWS Pace Three
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: Kids Await Y.Sy s


J Annual NAS


''Xmas Party



Plan are rapidly progressingto
give children of Navy personnel
and several hundred youg- 3 <
tters of the nine homes of the underprivileged
the best affair of afvo 4 f23etore
its kind at the annual Christmas F'O <
party Dec. 23 at the Mainside ,
auditorium.

1 The huge Christmas party. held ,>

each year with NAS Jacksonville.

l j.r.'VIff" us host, will fete Navy childrenof ",.- .m_ n. _....,..._._._.._.NW.....' ......-- d M"" ,......."" 'Y<...,.......____..
; Navy personnel from NAS,
,', Fleet Air Jacksonville, NARTU, TOYS FOR THE NEEDY-Just a glance at these photos
" Naval Hospital, NATTU, and the shows what is being done at the Toy Community Center located
children from the orphanages, in building 555 here at NAS where the "old becomes
who will be special guests. the new" The damaged toys as they arrived are shown in
Similar party arrangements top photo and the finished products, after a little repairing,
; have been made for children of are shown on the bottom. It's what's been done in between
i :.. colored personnel who will be entertained that counts, as demonstrated in the right photo by firemen
at the 804 club here, of station No. 2 at NAS, who volunteered their efforts along
and children of Cecil Field will with other workers. Left to right, are James Parker, George
also be in on the Christmas festivities Green, W. O. Williamson, and Robert Wolfe.
I with a party of their own I --

I at Cecil Field. All parties, acording -

to the latest information, I Week-Snd
m be held simultaneously at
'3300. '
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Committees have been selected
and much of the planning has already tlJifZtj7 lk "
been completed for the annual am'NAATU
affair one of the station's ,
finest undertakings. I I
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'' (Continued from fare 1)) VF-741 Squadron 741 officiallygot
Seventh Naval District with the I underway the week-end of December foot, light weight, plywood boat Toy Community Center Aims
District the transfer 10th. The inter-squadron and a :5'/s horsepower outboard.
Sixth Naval ,
Rumor has it that he is
(.f Chief of Naval Advanced Train- organization and supplemental Lcdr. Frederick duties out to beat the speed record secretly that': To Cheer To
announced Supply
by
.4 tag Headquarters from Jax, and were Comdr. Barleon recently set inI I Needy
the establishment of Naval AirBases Wolfe, VF 741 commanding
I
'his boat. Be careful Toole
,
informal of re-j
Command officer, at an meeting
Sixth Naval District -
combined NAS- all VF pilots Tactful as well as : member what happened to Just what can be done with a tary-beginning with the Boy
herethe I 1 administrative coordinates were Umstead and Ed Page on Nassau bit of cooperation, plus plentyof Scouts who collect the toys, the
NAB6 PIO office has become responsible discussed and put Into practice Island. We don't want to lose a "elbow grease", mixed witha merchants of Jacksonville who
of all
for the correlation good photographer. little engenuity, is readily seen | donate parts and material, and
i both on the ground and in the air I
in
public information activities Sunday December 11th, showing a I Charles Edinger AD2, and his in the Toy Community Center the workers who repair the toys,
the Jacksonville area.. definite improvement in ground- wife are to be congratulated on here at NAS where worn and 'j including Panhellenic members .
When Lt. Brice wall assigned the birth of a baby girl. slightly used toys are repairedby Girl Scouts and NAS per-
air relations through the good coordination
ll, additional duty as NAB6 Public exhibited between VF I .. volunteers to be distributed to i sonnel working in the Hobby
'I Information Officer on November 741 operations officer Lcdr. Cor the underprivileged children of I Shop and, last but certainly
2, 1948, public relations became nelius Sullivan and NARTU's own Jacksonville and vicinity for not least the firemen of
her major duty with WAVE ad- Christmas.If fire station No. 2 at NAS. With
: Lt Jack Hestilow. Under this new .
ministrative duty designated as a one were to take a look at building 555 located next door to
: both enlist-
i collateral assignment. This increased i, squadron organization the conglomeration of metal and their station, it was inevitable
ed and officers! have more re-
responsibility demanded a men parts outside of building 555, that firemen of station No. 2
and it is to to
greatly enlarged office force which i I sponsibility up us where the toy repair shop is lo- should volunteer to lend a hand.
make VF-741 the best reservefighter
under her supervision, has carried in the Naval Air cated-then wander inside the With the permission of Comdr.
c n a stepped-up tempo of dispensing squadron building to see the same toys after E. J. Peltier, Public Works Officer -
Command.
e: news and radio releases! home Reserve Training finishing touches have been the men wasted no time in
town news, planning visitors' I As usual, NARTU's nlmrods and applied-as the saying goes "you going to work, devoting many an
t tours, conducting publicity cam descendants of Isaac Walton utilized NEWS FROM THE FIREBOX wouldn't believe it". evening to welding tricycle parts,
c paigns and otherwise performingthe their spare time on hunting 'The men at Number Two Fire Using Building 555 painting wagons, and performingother
many services of a first class ]I Priestman Station have been kept quite busy The Toy Community Center is such tasks with enthusiasmand
public relations office. i for the past two weeks repairing no overnight project. It is a year- spirit that warms the heart.
' Outstanding too, is the record chief Clovis Canterbury hit the !; toys for the needy children. They round program. Worn out toys The efforts of their work can be
.., maintained by the office in the trail for the area around Hawthorne have turned out some good look- 'J are collected throughout the yearin seen by a quick visit to the Toy
+,' cementing of cordial ties betweenthe I Florida. After trampingthe ing jobs and we're proud of their a city-wide collection and deposited Community Center
'ii,.. people of Jacksonville and woods from 8 'til 1, they came I work. C. F. Mathews is having I with the various fire sta- The first truckload of finished
. neighboring communities and the home with a bag of 3 quail. trouble trying to decide what to tions. The entire year's collectionwas toys will leave from here for the
... Naval Air Station This relationship I Another day this same group, buy his dog for Christmas. Why brought in' 25 truck loads city this week. A building that
has been further strengthened with Wayne Eddington, leading : not buy him a dog house. Clydfc here to NAS where it filled the was bursting with tricycles, bicycles -
by the youth encampments held 'chief of VA-144, as an added'I it will serve a dual purpose. B. ( unused building 555. Use of the carts wagons, dolls, pull
I' the station, ranking from over- starter, tried their luck In the E. Downing had a rough time on ';' building as a warehouse and re- toys games, baseball gloves, bats,
night affairs to extended two duck blinds at Levi's Prairie. The I his recent hunting trip. Total pair shop was granted by Capt. outdoor game equipment, and'
weeks' programs, with hospitality, 'day was too warm to bring the catch was zero, total lost-three'' Alvin I. Malstrom NAS com- practically any type of toy one
r. .' entertainment and educational It'a.'f. i best flying Northerners out in hunting dogs. Lum Hudson manding officer, to officials of can mention, will be cleared by
tures net up well in advance under numbers, but they still were rewarded ,[ bought a new deep freeze to store i ii the Toy Center who found that Dec. 19 when some 5,000, underprivileged -
; r., Lt. Brice's direction. with 2 coots and 3 ducks. i the catch he anticipated this hunting their collection exceeded all avail- ;: boys and girls will be-

:. ',,; Many other phases of public relations I Nick Carlos, AD3, visited relatives ';! season. That one squirrel is able floor space in town. come their proud owners.
., ? work developed during her in Georgia and spent a few i I. going to be awfully)] lonesome in Started three years ago by a The unique part of the programis
in the
presentation of the
gifts.
'
. .. !. Administration and now carried on hours fishing on the St. Mary's' there. small group of Sorority women,
.'i as routine duty, must go unlisted. i River. His catch was 4 trout, the I II I From Housing it's reported that the Toy Community Center now Parents select of the. children suited will personally for
.. But the present extent of the duties I largest weighing 6 pounds. Bob Loraine Baxter has resigned to sponsored by the Panhellenic As- their children toys; ,
of the Public Information Officer Waldrop, AD2, and Carlos went join her husband in Quonset' sociation, has been operating here then tak them, neatly home to wrapped deliver,
at NAS Jax must be considered out after quail on another day off, i i'I I j Point, R. I. Eleanor Walker resigned since Dec. 1 when the first batchof i them to r their loved whose
us a fitting reflection on the ''I but their results were negative.At i I last week. She is infantic- toys arrived from points in i dreams will have come ones true because
importance of this station in the least they got some good exercise. 1 ipating in April. Howard Rut- town. they "received Christmas
formerly with and Work at the warehouse has
overall defense picture. ledge, Housing to\' ".
While expanding the duties of I Seymore Van Vorst "Flash" i 6ND Charleston, is now associa- been under the direction of Mrs.
this office, Lt Brice was equally Toole is now the proud owner of a ted with Ships Service here on Kenyon Parsons. I
I boat. He recently acquired a 10'a the Station. The entire is volun-
efficient in her work with the program I
S -- --- --- ----- ----- -- -- UPP1YIDEUGIITS
\ WAVES. Speaking of her dutiesas ---- -- ---- \1\.....,," .
I WAVE Administrative Officer, ,(
| she said "Jax has always been j
I proud of the WAVES and has set I
I high standards for them. I have
i been }particularly proud of the PAYDAY: 'Tis the night be-
I WAVE Barracks which has main- fore payday, and all through my
l baJned a standard of "excellent" on jeans I've hunted in vain for the-
I very major inspection for the past ways and the means. Not a quar
three years" Y.. ter is stirring, not even a bit;
-- The greenbacks have left me, the
pennies have quit. Forward. turn
Theatre forward O time in thy flight.
And make it tomorrow-just for

Guide I I ADDENDA! ; Sarah Elizabeth is

the third girl and fourth young'unin
STUDENT OFFICER'S the Phil Myers household.
AimiTOItlUMMOVIES Weighing in at 8 lbs. 4-oz. last'
: Weekdays-1730-2000. Friday Phil claims he is goingto
Weekends-1430-2000 send her north to Romanoff to

THURSDAY, DEC. 15 .\ \ \ become a lady wrestler Ex-
"Fiontier Outpost"Featuring I supplyer Marie Nieset is busily
Charles Starrett. \ \', \< \' : preparing to pack and move to
I FRIDAY) DEC.: 16 I \. \ t _;, the Virgin Islands about the
S I "South Sea Center"Starring :' first of the year. Dorothy Hough-
Shelley Winters. y f ''''. ton, (Personnel) has an auto
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY I graphed picture from Farley
DEC. 17-18 iF -- Granger signed "Ummm. thanks,
"Tell, It To The Judge"With w.. and on the reverse side he has
Rosalind Russell. scribbled a note requesting her
MONDAY DEC. 19 t ii picture. Flora Funkenslem is
) Saleswoman" Starring -_ .. <+ currently nursing a broken shoul
"Traveling +I --- ------ ----------------- -- -- --
Joan Davis and Andy Devine. A OTJlr.'t DSO SERVICE-Performing just one of the many services available to servicemen der, caused from a slip on her
TUESDAY: AND WEDNESDAYDEC. : rywh 2"3wiif USO Club in Jacksonville lends a hand in wrapping Christmas packages for home newly waxed floors.. .Lt. (ji{)
2021 delivery r Hiy HlKgenbottom, Anne Bradley and Alice Snell put the finishing touches to packages ,, Frock has become an enthusiast
"Pinky" Featuring Jeanne for xaifors, left to right, Dean Groves, TA3, of VA-134; Donald Harris, AM3, of FASron Six, televiewer since he purchased aI
j Crain. anti C. L Bye, SN, vf the Naval Jlo pUal. i set I a Jew weeks ago.

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I Jax Navy Cops 12-7 Grid Win in_ Atlanta L LI Lart




Rhoades' 100-yd- Run Paces_ f





.A \ 1 a :@ F r tS Victory In Benefit Contest .


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Jax-Navy's gridders closed out the 19.19 season in top

tt : 4 form by capitalizing: on two breaks in the first quarter of a

Georgia AMVet-sponsored benefit game at Atlanta, Ga., to

defeat the Atlanta General Depot Flames, 12-7, before a I

crowd of shivering and rain-dampened spectators.
sparse .." __ .___ __ ,\
$ 1 Although me r i a m e a weregteatly I
strengthened by Fort Ben- Itecelte Trophies
of fourth L
ring and Fort Jackson Army All- The remainder the p-
couldn't :nod was a see-saw battle with
Stars, the soldiers com .
against the locals' powerful Navy holding the ball on Army's
pete
,I i defense in the first half of play. i I 20 Chet when Kimball the final Andy whistle Anderson blew ..'

Before minutes had elapsed in I
Bill Buesing, Gordon Kent and
the tilt, every player on the field Bob Hooks handled most of the
was covered with mud, and rec-
ball parrying for Jacksonville.
A ognition was almost impossibleSeven Kimball did some excellent punt.
after the contestwas I
minutes
s SS ing with a muddy ball for an average
\ : & ; underway, an Army punt, attempted of 42 yards on six boots.

by Don Hemphill was i I While Rhoades, Don Whlttakeij,. ,
blocked neatly by local guard Neal 'Bucky Buckner and Dom Savln' .'
\ 'Sx McGeachy in Army territory. The were powerful backfield) defend
53 j ball bounded back into the sol ers, Clyde Bennett. Ski Roskosld,
diers' end zone and JaxNavy'salert I
i Russ Minor Jack Duncan Wilbur
end Buck Dominy fell on it : Sweat, Norris Thomas, DomIny,
for six points. An attempt to run Ted Daum, McGeachy and Joe Bujonaslssl .
the extra point failt'd.1'rt'qlJf'lIt Fumbles. all played outstanding
I ball in the forward wall.
Later in the same period, a bad
i i The Flames held the edge in statistics
center pass for Jax-Navy sent the
by picking up 114 yards
ball flying back to Navy's 10-yard I I to 70
4 rushing Navy's and collecting
I; line. Army recovered the slipperyoval 6 first downs to Navy's 5.
and moved to the 6-yard line | Team and individual trophies
on the next play. The second
to
were presented Jax-Navy Col
play following the recovered fumble lowing the clash.WAVES .
Army's Hemphill tossed a pass
toward the end zone, but after the
ball bounded off the shoulders of Combine

r.. two players it landed neatly in
the hands of local defensive half
x .< ga back Chuck Rhoades who openedup Gains 55-16 Win
and galloped the full 100 yards
for paydirt Only one Army blocker -
threatened to halt Rhoades'progrt'88 iln; City Fracas

goalward, but he was
r ; a taken out on a beautiful block by 1 With Fran Free establishing a
end Jack Duncan. Both teams new !scoring record in the Girls'
threatened to score. in the second City Basketball League for the
quarter but fumbles broke) up season with a barrage of 39 mark.
both the goalward drives. | era the NAS WAVE cagers won
Army took over in the third period their first victory in two starts as -
and midway in the quarter they soundly drubbed a Great
opened an 86- 'sl'd drive which Southern sextet, 5516. in Andrew
moved the ball to Navy's one-foot Jackson Gym last Monday eve-
line. Jax-Navy's defensive wall ning.
held and the quarter ended before i Tomorrow night the WAVES
Army could score. On the first will battle their arch-rivals: the
HE MADR IT, TOO!Evading: several would-be Jax-Navy obstructers, Cliff Barker of Florida play of the final period, Flame i I Pepsi-Cola sextet in Lee High
Southern makes this brilliant shot for a two-pointer in a fray last Saturday taken by Florida Southern left half Chajlea Hall went over | gym at 2115. The locals failed to
55-.V. Waiting; for the rebound that never came, are Jax-Navy men Paul King; (26)) and Lon for the T.D. Red Porterfield 1 drop the Pepsi girls last season
Christenson (42) kicked the extra point. losing!' three encounters to the
--- I veteran Jacksonville!' team. Tim
; NAS girls were slated to meet

Gitmo Squad Rally Fails As NAS Loses the gym Riverside last night.Nurses at .Jackson

Free deposited 16 field goals
and made 7 out of 13 free throw
Drops NAS good to pile up the high score.

Golf CombineUnable 55-52 To F1a SouthernFailing points.Ruth Lavere accounted for tf

Better than doubling the score
to make a last-minute rally reach far enough, Jax-Navy's valiant cagers suffered of their opponents in the first

to win a single matchIn their first setback of the season at the hands of a veteran Florida Southern College; quarter the WAVES held a commanding .

their opening encounter, the five, ,;;-52, in a thriller at Lee High gym last Saturday evening. 15-7 lead after the first
8 minutes
newly organized Jax-Navy golf loss slate --- of play.
The put Jax-Navy I -- -- --- -- -----
squad went down to a 48-18 defeat at 1-1 for the season, but the ,: game series, one tussle Friday evening i Lakeland club remained in the I lead The girls in blue more than
at the hands of a powerful fighting Navy quintet will have a and the other Saturday nignt. : throughout the remainder of the doubled their lead before the
: at the Naval the the local j halftime whistle blew, and were
squad 0 divot-diggers chance to change the record for Returning on 19th encounter.The
out in front 32-11.
Operations Base, GuantanamoBay the better when they play three cagers will meet the Collegeof collegians were in front 45-
Cuba, last week-end. 1 road games this week-end. Tonight Charleston at the N A T'1'C Auditorium 29 in the final quarter when Na | Holding the Southern six to
5 markers in the last sixteen
Paced by Richard Dennehy the local five battle a Fort in what promises to Leone vy's Woodbury dropped in five field only .I II
minutes of the WAVES
who registered a low gross of 67 Jackson Army five at Foil Jackson of the toughest clashes of the goals to almost close up the gap. i continued play .
I I i to hit consistently with
on the par 70 Gitmo Bay course, S, C. season. IIM'-UI'S': :
I JV-NA> Y (K) a F TI' LaVere and Free doing most of
the Guantanamo combine won Next on the list of stops is Columbia With Kyle Woodbury hitting Woodbury, f . .. .. .. 7 8 :22 the point-making
eight separate matches to com- S. C., where Ja.x-Navy will consistently Jax-Navy almost overcame King. f . .. ...... .. 2 0 4 I Others who saw action in the
..........
,
pile the winning total of 48 an 11-point deficit at half- Woolbrlsht t 0 0 0
meet Charleston Navy in a two- .. I tilt were Willie Speas Midge
time in the FSC clash, but the Sheldon f ... .... 0 2 2 ,
points. ... .... ,
Christensen. c 2 3 7 Bryant, Millie Moyer, Mickey
Gitmo's John Cisowski tied I clock ran out before the locals Hale g .. ............. 3 2 8 iRazelun Rickie Larrick Al
with local Bill Foulk witha Personnel Gagers could close the gap. Woodhury Pell)". ft ?... .....-. 1 2 4 I' Wy- .
golfer Wheeler, g .......... .. 1 1 3 tovich, Charlotte Filanowitz, Mar-
71 for the second lowest score notched 22 points for the evening'sbest Baer g .............. 1 0 2 gie Stevens Joe Lazzara and
of the evening while NAS divot- Pace City Circuit scoring performance.Lon Becker g'........... .... 0 0 (0 Dolly Quinn
: digger Bill Scarborough was Christensen Paul Petty arid Haugh g .... .. .... .. 0 0 0 --x---
Still undefeated and leading the
deadlocked with Guantanamo'sJoe Chalky Wheeler played outstandIng Tolalu .17 18 52
McDonald with a third place City Recreation basketball league, ball on the floor for Jax-Navy F1A. SO UT'IitriN'(5.SRobbins : ( / V-134 Posts 51-3D
card of 72. McDonald former NAS Personnel's cagers chalkedup in their final quarter spurt for vic I ... . . .2 3 7
is a two more wins over the past oath t .. ...... .. .4 1 1
Jax-Navy golfer. week dumping the Downing New. tory while Ray Hale was second I I Terry f .. .. ........ .. 7 3 17 Triumph Over VF12Attack
Other comparatively high In scoring with 8 points. Klnlaw t .. ........ .. .2 0 4 '
1 scores were Sam Wydburge of phytes, 33-22, and trouncing the Jax-Navy took an early lead In Valentine, c .. .......... 2 2 6 Squadron 134's 'Hell
Jackson Reds by a 42-29 I I II .. ... .. 2 2 6
margin. Hurnagel.
c Razor" of the
five
Navy'jbasketball
Gitmo 73; Tony Grego of Jax- I the fray, but a neat one-hand set j I 1'ejJK, g. ... ........ I 0 1 1 one
Navy, 74; and locals Leo Marthel I The Personnel five took an earlier shot by Florida Southern ace Gene Palma. g .... ........ ... 2 0 4 entries in JacksonvilleCity
and Bill North, 75's. encounter from the Jackson I Robbing put the Moccasins out in Wooge. I g ...... ... ... .. I 0 0 0 I League competition, openedits
and Whites, 3012. front of the locals 'I Fi(>utz, g ............ 0 0 0 : season in winning style by
In team scoring. Dennehy 1413. The .
I OBilen. g ....... .... .. 0 1 1 :'
Roy Shanghai took six points out I Dick Murray continued to pace ---- drubbing VF-12, a Cecil Field
of a possible nine from locals the personnel cagers, and now has ComFair Jax Battles i Total .. .. . . .21 13 53 combine, 51-30 in the opener of a ,
Marchel and Foulk For one of an average of 15 points for the -x-- I twin-bill at the Jackson High
the closest matches of the meet, three tilts. Ray Mattila is ...ec.r VA-134 Hoopstcrs I Frank Edwards Takes gym last Thursday evening
and in the having ComFairJax's basketball Scoring their initial point on a
McDonald and Sam Wydburge, r scoring parade entry I
garnered 5s! points for Gitmo bucketed It in the encounter in the Jacksonville City League Cecil Field Golf Play free throw, the Razors pulled
against Grego and Scarborough's against", Downing last week ,i I will be shooting" for its first win I Playing with a handicap of 15, : ahead to hold a 12.2 lead after
3Vi points for Jax. 1 Murray collected 15 counters in of the season when it squares Frank Edwards tallied a net of the first 10 minutes of play. Although .
Jerry Shelton and Joseph Cis- the tilt against the Newphytes last : off against an undefeated VA-134 72 to win the blind bogey golf smaller than their towering .
s owski took 7 counters from locals Wednesday evening and hit the five from Cecil Field at Jackson tourney held Dec. 4 at the Cecil opponents the speedy 131 ,
Bill North and Charlie Matt- I basket for 14 against the Jackson High gym tonight. Action begins Field layout. squadron cagers held the front
lack, the latter tallying a total of quintet. Jack Miller ran a at 2000. Comdr. Hillis and Chief Pingry spot throughout the fray, andwere !
2 points. Carry Philips and Bill close second to Murray in Mon- ', The ComFair quintet ran up shared second place honors witha leading by a 19-13 margin
Lawrence dumped Jax-Navy day's encounter with a total of ,I against a rugged Latter Day net of 75, while third place at halftime.
divot-diggers Glenn Barnes and 13 points 'Saints five in their opening encounter position was also a. deadlock between Lawrence Bullard, a net firing
Chet Briggs by a 5-4 count.Frank; x-- I I of the season and suffered Lt. Busbee and Lt. Platt. forward, led the team's attack by
Herold and Chet Kimball picked Guantanamo team took all nine a 76-38 setback Playing from scratch Chief North bucketing 17 markers in the tussle
up 51for Gitmo leaving their points from Jax-Navy golfers I II j I Vito "Hawk" Basile and Harry shot himself right] out of the 70- while John Millar, a

foes Don Gard and Bruce Weber, I I Bob Theil and Jack Piva while i'. Passini, two top-notch point' UO selection :zone with a four un- guard dumped in 13 Shifty. .....
of Jax-Navy, 311 I points. I| Walter Keehn topped off the (I scorers, are expected to lead the ; der par 66, card' c 3 bogeys: 9 Forty-five personal fouls .....
Lou Paresi and Sy Siberlichtook score by notching i point attack this evening. The local ',! pars, 3 birdies an-ttg.." .eagle. called in the encounter, but tht'
a 7.2 duel from locals Elie 1 I tory over Joe Hill of NAS Vic-j I Fleet five has six more tilts to A handicap touf,,;.>' u plannedat Hell Razors were charged with
Taylor and Bill Nagengast. Larry I A return match U ;slated in play In the first half of competition I ''Cecil for the- enrUtmas holi.Jaya. only 15. Fred Zeier ta coaching
Reed and Arthur Rollins ot the near future in the Men's: League.! the five this year.

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