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Creation Date: December 22, 1949
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"Merry Christmas Happy New Year"' .


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VOL. 7-No. 37 22 December 1949


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

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I II UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR ,STATION. JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA
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: H } w r t d *it.4 r9 $ g y .V- xx Annual Gathering To Treat


J. 'i ; Over Thousand Youngsters


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; Yy + 1 Some 1,600 youngsters, including children of Navy personnel -

< 5r f 4 and children from the nine orphanages and homes of

the underprivileged will have their "day" Friday afternoon

a when they will be treated to a full program of entertainmentat
a. h L } the annual Children's Christmas party at 1300 At the

{ Mainside auditorium.

I With Naval Afr Station, Jacksonville -
'Tht-ih;: b'-t;; ;;:
\ as host, the party will tots will -
r r- fete children of Navy personnel tained by clowns from 1345: to
from NAS Fleet Air Jacksonville, I HOI One of the highlights of the
NARTU, Naval Hospital NATTU, day is lated for 1400 when the

l 111i ? FASron 109, VP3, and VP-5, plus CPO Club presents a televisionset
the underprivileged youngsterswho to each of the nine "homes."
will be special guests. i The sets were }purchased !from'
funds'! derived from drive
&t a gen.
Colored Children Feted I
Q : : I erated by the CPO Club. Santa
ea A similar party for colored children makes his formal appearance at
S>5.6 AYeLTh will be held simultaneously about 1405 to distribute the 1,600
e :r J 55 e ( at the 804 Club where 128 children, gifts. Following a brief interluda
;S including 61 kiddies from the orphanages 'i'of organ music. the feast beginsfor
will gather for their annual the youngsters at 1430. The
: celebration, Children of Cecil
: buses are scheduled to return the
Field, will also be In on the Christmas tots to their homes at 1535.:
festivities with a party of I
I I Elaborate Affair
their own at the same time. I!
----------- --- ---------------------- m The auditorium has been decor
A TRULY WONDERFUL GHSTURE. Children of the Jacksonville orphanages and homes of the The high spot of the holiday ated and'a real holiday atmospherewill
underprivileged are convinced that there really is a Santa Claus. thanks to the CI'O Club of NAS. season the Children's Party, will prevail during the affair with
I Jerome, Dotty and Alice three of the orphanage girls, get a sneak preview of one of the nine sets get under way at Mainside audi ''nothing spared to give the child.
which will officially be presented to the homes at tt.' annual Christmas Party Friday, and shown torium at 1300 with a band con ren a real Christmas observance.
to them here by Santa himself Chief Don George in disguise. To lend a hand are, left to right, cert by the station band, A child. Navy children and their guests
Chiefs Pete Evans; Alfred Jlaas, and Cushman Quarrier. rens' program will begin immediately will have nothing lacking at their
afterward followed by dancers get-together at the 804 Club. A
from the BagaJey Juvenile program of carols by the LewisJr.
Civilin Employees Net Notice --- High School will begin the

i Special Christmas festivities at 1300 followed by a
reading by Julia Black, a dance
This ttpMlaJ edition
eight-|"ag
I 114 t the la.t IKSIII of the JAN I Services PlannedAt I! (Continued. on Page :2)Lt. ) r
For ---- --- ---- -
$4,351 SuggestionsOne AIR NEWS for 1919. Publication

i January of 5 the IMIC Ieeernher29 have boon us-and Local ChapelsAlways t. Reeves Now

hundred and one Naval Air Station employees will (MNuU-d due to the existing holiday of interest and attraction *

be able to enjoy a merrier Christmas as a result of cash 14.1'ht. I are the special Christmas ser WAVES Officer
awards, totaling $1,351, received last Friday for their ac- > holiday period\ allows : vices at the chapels at the Naval
staff HMNiilHTu of the J.XlIt
I
.. cepted suggestions in the Beneficial Suggestion programconducted I N EVVS to take a well deserved I Air Station. 1 I Lt. Elizabeth Reeves has taken

here.Successful. I leave, their first of the year Midnight services are planned over the duty of WAVE administrative
- --- The lucky 101, who submitted j I Publication will be resumed for both Catholics and Protestants, officer for the next four
92 suggestions, congregated, at the Thursday, January 12, 1030. with a Christmas eve cantata beginning '''months, combining the office with
CPO : at 2330 preceding the ser that of officer
: conference room of the Adminlstration To all our rrtulem we extenda oxygen training ,
building to accept their very Merry ('hrh.hn and vice at the All Saints' Chapel and while Lt. Josephine Chenault, in
,J fortune ami the traditional carol singing scheduled charge of the WAVES aboard the
checks from Comdr. Porter F. good lutppineas
Drive Brings Joy Bedell, Executive Officer of NAS, I throughout the corningew to precede the midnight mass station is attending Public Information .
who made the presentations. Var.Civilian. at the St. Edwards' Chapel, The School at Carlisle. Barrack .
I midnight mass at St Edwards' *, Pa.Waves .
"J S', TO Jax Orphans from Th Industrial total of 92 suggestions, two will\ be celebrated by the Right who wish to get in touch
Relations employ. Cafeteria Rev. Msgr. Maurice Sheehy, pro with Lt. Reeves during the day
,i I t,1Y Children of the nine homes of ace, 89 of them from Overhaul and Closed For Repairs I fessor of religion at Catholic University may do so by calling Extension
and
Repair employees one from
'f' : the underprivileged in Jacksonville Washington, D. C.
;. ,; I ", ., may receive loads of gifts, but Supply and Fiscal, will amount to The civilian cafeteria, now un- On Christmas Day. services conducted I 249.At the close of the 14-week
,.'.; I'' none will they appreciate more an to the annual Naval savings of $195,381.58: dergoing repairs, will be closed by Chaplain (Capt.) Chas.A. school in public information techniques .
'f, than the nine television sets, one Air Station. Two for about 10 days. During this Dittmar, will be held at 1045: at Carlisle Mist Chenaultwill
for each home, from the Chief have more been checks, amounting to $106 time civilians are authorized to at All Saints' Chapel, while mass, return to NAB to resume her
Fetty Officers Club of the Naval awarded to Cecil Fieldemployees 1 eat at the main galley or the conducted by Chaplain (Lt.) Brian double duty as WAVE administrative
in
Air Station which raised the funds ceremony there Ship's Service cafeteria, officials I Mahedy, will be said at 0900 and officer and assistant Public
In a campaign drive that lasteda Six Get $275 I' have announced. 1100 at St. Edward's. I Information Officer
Six of the 101 workers -- ----
netting -- --- -----
little over a month I suggestion award bonuses received I .. ..... ..- .-,
: ,
The sets will be officially '
presented '
I t" .'
(hecks for $275: each. These included .... )
'
to the children at the hugeannual : Lester ;
Gray, shop planner; I [
Children's.Christmas Party Atwood T. Carter, aircraft mechanic x
Friday at Mainsid auditorium, motor S.
; George Duckworth, .
.: 'where ,the station will entertain aircraft mechanic, ordnance; Paul

the children Navy iiw,, personnel and )f, Dreibelbis, machinist; Wordie f)
the homes of
the! underprivileged '.Vho C. Merritt, metalsmith; and JosephA
will be
special guest.. : McSwain, snapper metalsmithall f
I from the Overhaul and Re. I :
It of will the be "homes"a happy da, for j kiddies pair Department. ..:

when Alfred I Mr. Gray"s award came for his
G. Haas. AMC, who I
whole idea of the conceved the method of reworking landing gear i
campaQ to fairings, I|
enlarging re-use of the
raiso funds for the project, man*, o
parts which were previously being .A/ S 4y
the presentation Chief; Haas way.
-vped. His '
really responsible for.the gift. During suggestions will re. 'i >
-
iVxiW1nnuaJ; savings of $27,. ,
the he
summer visited one of this activity.
Cb.t"r.lU
the homes and was struck by the given his check for devising a 1evolutionary
lack of
entertainment
facilities.
type of nozzle
for
use
,: "Other kids go to the movies, but in vapor blasting crankshafts to t
these youngsters get no chance ;
(Continued
) he pointed out. Then it was that I -,-.- -on- -Page- 2)) S a. St I ,.. .
--
; he thought of doing something I
for them. Nursery To Close
i Go Over Quota I I 'if 0 ;'

I Approximately $1,700 was need- j. Saturday, Sunday N
ed to purchase sets for all nine I, The
Navy Wives Club
I Nursery
homef, Chief Haas found out. He
will be
cloned Saturday and Sun-
1 i ) eluding contacted Pete a few Evans of his ADC mates Russell, i InI' day, Dec, 24' and 25, it has been CRT: CASH FOR IDEAS_Here are six: Overhaul and Repair employees who were among the
,
Kealon, ADC Don ; announced, The Nursery will re- ,d lucky 101 civilian employees of the station who reaped the benefits for their suggestions submitted
; George, ADC suitve ppefaU0nS Monday. It in the Beneficial Suggestion Program each check for last
I and Cushman wills receiving a $275 to right, are
Quarrier, AMC. be ()yen:; New Year' Eve until 2 Lester E. Gray, Atwood( T. Carter" George S. Duckworth, Comdr. Porter F.Friday.j.eft Executive
Forming a committee this small' a. m. *( J\vations for New Year's i I Officer who made the presentations, Paul M. Dreibelbis. Wordie C. Merrill, Joseph A. )lc waia, and
(Continued on Page 2)) ,eve, are now being accept*!. J Comdr David W. Walking Planning Group Officer I of Overhaul and Repair,






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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 22 December 1949

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Secretary Of Navy Sends Yule I j'S'/ Classified


Greetings To All PersonnelSecretary Bulletin


FOR SALE

of the Navy Francis P. Mathews has sent Nora 81737.heater D. P Traer 5 'room $25. Fho,

the following Christmas message to United States Navy German Uoxer puppies. ARC Reg 175.

personnel throughout the world: RCA$12.5.Victor Pho. table 8-3267.model comb. 1 year_ _: t.
"1t I Is a joyous privilege for me to extend cordial] Christina old Ext. 724.
greetings to all the men and women of the Navy and the Marine Two wheeled Bantam Luggage taller,
i J100. .1640B Dewey Park Kirsch
Corps and to all civilian employees of the Navy and their families Car heater $15 call Ext. 413.
and friends on this anniversary of the universal promise of peace on Krol Crib $15.: Sofa Bed $115. Table
erth to men of good will. I|I model radio (RCA) $15. R. R Lewla.
1223 Hancock IB) Ext. 249.
May we all find real rejoicing in our renewal of (he happy tidings New Goodyear tire & tube. 7:10-13 low
of Christ's birth and may the New Year bring all of us ever clover l piesiuie. Child wagon." 1411 D.
to the cherished ideal of establishing a true brotherhood of I Child Street NAS
men
'l black Hudson Seal I fur coat. A. L.
through concord among all nations. .a 1 t; I Nix Ext. b42.
Francis P. Mathews.* 2 bedroom i home garage 31,; ml. south
S cret kf> of the Navy. NAS, In Orange Park. D. H. sipper.I .
son. Orange! Park 3951.
Male Boston pup. $75, female Boston
I i pup. Kegla. Mra. Smith. Pho.

Capt. Malstrom's Message'This ':'t', ,., '!k"SAFETY'. ;"',:. ". .,, I 5 8rm0house]3.$50. garage at "Doctor' In.
: I let. $40. Consider ,'enlln,. H. M.
'
command extends greetings to the entire personnel of the ''', .. .. :: I Wine ADC. VF-42. Hangar 114.
Station, military and civilian, wishing them a Merry Christmas and : > Console model Webster record (changer
a Happy New Year. Yet in the midst of holiday festivities, we would 775$79. or Before 265. Jan. 4. Lt. Hambach, Ext. 1

further wish that reflection might be given on the blessing implied German boxer pupplea. AKC regis)
on) another traditional greetings of the season: "Pence on earth, good : I i I $7 I5$1 25. 2756 Bayvlew Rd. Phone
8-3267
will to t.t
men. ,
I
Today we have of a kind but will '" v KOB tNT:
peace : good among nations
I 3 rm apt. (upper) Ortega turn Fho.
notably those of the East and West, i is sadly lacking. In the new AWARD CEREMONY-Capt. II. F. Gingrich, Supplyand 25068. 1462 Oxford. Moor. .
year so rapidly approaching let us dedicate ourselves as a united Fiscal Officer, reads before presenting, the Navy Department 5-rm. garage apt 4218 San Juan A"e.
group to the tremendous task of strengthening the peace by remain Commendation for Prevention of Accident Awards to just two of r pho. 4-DB32 ill 700.:
ing constantly! alert to the enemies of peace and by keeping ourselves the sixty-one supervisors assigned to the Overhaul and Repair, ,2 rm 1035'aWr1 E. hV\: ...ilowtf, ) fTCOTTJi'ooker. '

and our nation in fit shape to preserve those tenets of freedom that i Public Works, and Supply Departments, who received the awards .2 rm apt Ashley turn. (upper) $7.00. BrooVer.10AJ ,
alone can mean good will to men. i in ceremony recently On the left is Robert F Taylor, of Safety Ashley
Let us be so aware of the blessing'" of democracy\ that neither Office Industrial Relations, and on right I is Alfred Szarmanski I 13 rm apt furn. (upper) semi-pvt bath.

by word nor by deed shall we be false' to and BO betray its ideals. 1 foreman in the Supply Department, Respective department heads 2 656 im.College apt unfurn St. (lower), gai'drft,
Let us be true to our great responsibilities in defending:' those Ideals presented the commendations to the 61 supervisors. In addition 49 pace. 621 W. l ih.. Perry.
against all who attack them wittingly or unwittingly. And so, In the shop safety awards were issued to various department heads by Bedroom In home. !60' Lomax SI. Mir.Hlnlte. .

words of Dickens' Tiny Tim: "God bless us, everyone.) Capt. Alvin I, Malstrom, NAS commanding' officer 5 rm house. Pho.turn 8.2414.garage. Available'
Capt. Alvin I. Malstrom. -- Jan 2. Connor 3248 L)nnwood. Pho.:

Commander .NAnJ Air Kane 6NIj) 4 2-0250.i im. apt furn. Bell2363 M.vra.. Pho.
Commanding Officer, NAS LST Brings More Men 7-4738;
Jaekoonvilk, Fla. Single A double rm. In pvt home. Mrs
Lee Schultz 1447 Avondale Ave. Pho. '.

Corn 25930.apt turn $60 mo Bell 4222:
Adm.
Cassady's Messaget Of Base's Newest Units Baltic St. Pho. 2-1348
3 homes and 1 apt. 6 rm. $100 mo., un-

is with genuine pleasure that I grasp opportunity to convey mn turn,, t: moo mo:, apt.Kltrh Kttchlk equipped: Phone. $75
my best wishes for a Merry Christmas and
very a Happy New : 4-J6M.
1 Some 112 more members of Fleet Air Service Squadron 109 and
Year to all those connected
with the Naval Air Station and
the H Eli'Shaved :
Patrol 5 two of the units here at NAS.
Squadron new assigned
:Fleet Units
present. We can look in retrospect at a successful : or Stolen Clerman !ShepaidPup.
year arrived here last Friday, along with household and unit equipment .
and Black and Tan female. Wearingh
now Anticipate an even more successful
in
one I960. But for the aboard an LST after a five-day trip from San Juan, Puerto Rico. r nefa 4 months old. Macheda. Ext.2N0. .
next few
days, let us all relax and partake of the Yuletide spirit.
I I I The 112 men aboard LST 551. '
BT Admiral John Wanl'ed.-Ride to New YOlk about the
H.
CiMwuMlity,
main I An earlier of the
ComiYMMMler which put up here at the contingent 2Kth of Dec. Pho. 6-3<-*0.
Jacksonville, Fleet Air dock, was the largest group of new units had arrived here the ---
men yet to rejoin their old out latter part of November to prepare
fits which have been transferredhere I the administrative set-up of ChildrenContinued

Jax Air News from Roosevelt Roads, Puerto the organizations. A group of dependents .
GreetingsSincere Rico, in the recent reshuffle of of Fleet Air wing 11 1 ( from Page 1)
Navy forces. has also been flown here from
Christmas greetings all Naval by Noel and Pat Polite, poems by '
and civilian personnel Puerto Rico in the Navy's large
The arrival here will
f" Naval Air mean a Miss Pearl Chatman. A play,
Station Jacksonville. The merriest of
all
Christmases plane the "Constitu
trip home the first in three years transport Town," will be presented at
"Boy
for you i III our wish. Ours has been cordial
relationship. tion" with
to
May more expected arrive
vou for some. for personnel of the
enjoy the utmost in health and 1355. after which clowns will perform
happiness
throughout the coming'New later.
Year! two units. With the arrival of the I their antics. The CPO Club

Staff, Jax Air Nt' men from Roosevelt Roads, the -x- will also 1 present television sets to
M_ ___ two units now have their full 1 If all the automobiles in the the "homes" at the 804 Club gath.
platoon volunteered- to--- --- complement of personnel with the world were placed end to end it ering at 1435. Santa himself be.

I help with the goodwill project.a man to exception of 41 men still in Puerto would be a Sunday' afternoon gina! handing out the gifts at 1440
Dutch *
Family -..------ -- Rico. They will arrive aroundthe after which the huge feat will
first of) February. The floor is the only suie fire begin. The 804 party will end at
Cheered Up FOR SAFE KEEPING Following the Christmas holidays thing that'll stop, falling hair. 1530.)

Why leave :your money lying the new arrivals will get .- ----
By MarinesThere around and invite financial dis down to the task of becomingpart ()('blUlkln{ de Bonk .
aster. Deposit it in your station of Fleet Air Wing 11, com A pinning wheel I is an old fashioned CivilianContinued

will at least one Dutch bank here, the NAS Facility manded by Capt. G. C. Montgom instrument for making

family who will not miss any of Office of the Barnett Na. ery. clothes. ( from Page 1)
the Christmas UonaJ Bank. Other banking In addition to the men. the LST Yet, these days many men lose
with all the
turkey remove internal rust and rust pits.His .
services are available, too. brought 300 tons of household their shirts playing them.
trimmings thanks to the
Brig .
idea will
r save $10,080.McSwaln's
_. goods. 36 tons of squadron equipment
Platoon of -
the Marine Barracksat -- check was the' result
and 42 automobiles. The !Said the tooth brush to the
NAS. WATCH OUT for your future LST is a part of) the Amphibious tooth paste In a moment of delight of his suggestion which made way
The long Christmas greeting in Paint yourself a rosy future with Force U S. Atlantic Fleet and 'I'm going to give a for the reclaiming of salvaged air.
the form) of the dinner, all came the finest protection and securi made the special trip to Jackson great big when you craft landing gear doors thus sav.
about through a friendship established ty-U S. Saving Bonds. ville squeeze we meeton ing $11,740 annually\ Mr. Duck.
as a courtesy gesture the bridge tonight1"RIGTIME
between T-Sgt. A. L. Good -- worth's idea to re-use scrapped
--- -- -
ale of the NAS Marine Barracksand bomb pylons netted him his $275 '

Peter Koelmans, of Boskoop, 3I check and results in a $16.000 sayings .
F Netherlands. The two have never to NAS.Dieibelbis .
met, but their friendship has employed here since j

flourished through constant correspondence December. 1941, offered as his suggestion
that scratched bullet proof
Peter of the Netherlands was an glass not be scrapped but polishedfor
underground radio operator for re-use which eventually will
the Dutch during the war, and realize. a saving of 20110. Mr
during the occupation of his country Merritt devised\ a means of patch
by the Nazis three male ing wing gap assemblies' eliminate
members of the family were executed ing previous method of reworkIng .
for their underground ac entire assembly. His Idea will
tivities.' The story of Peter was save this activity $$58,722. annually .
told to Goodale by an uncle of I

the Koelmans who was a naturalized Thomas E Perry and Wilson I!

citizen living in central I George. Cecil Field employees,
Florida. Goodale and Peter Koel received $81 and $25 respectively.
iiIi
mans exchanged leters and the : for their suggestions.Successful .
friendship flourished. When Ser -T-- \
.
feant Goodale. who is brig warden
at NAS, confided his wish to
remember his Dutch friends at 'C' 'aeo1
#
Christmas the 24 members .. .,
of the ,C: (Continued front "a
-(/a,. ucklng of theirown '
( f group got Cub tr-and set out to "*.
Jax Air News CPO
Ii \e ; r uJn their foal. All hands/ aboard
EdItorial Offfee the ataUr' both military and el.
South Wing, Lower, Deck I villa n plus a lot of friends inJeckaoc'tlie
BMf. tSO were eager to 'sn* I
Telephone EItt'.aloa-8J" ax+ i3R {,lz: tribiL" to aid Jacksonville's les. j

Andrew H. PI...,.. Kdl: .r f,.. ,unatl'.
Raft Menken e- Ck.t P.M-k.*.(, SNl | In fact, the original quota has
\1",1.1.l JUft", SA! ; D.... C.. Er been over-subscribed so that a
vets, A A. 1
TIM JAX AIR NEWS I* published han has been added to the gift
weekly .t 1M U. S. Naval Air Sta- for each home
ties, Jacksonville: Florida, and pilntd i iI And so it is, a Navy Chief who
commercially with non-approprlateo
felt his heart out to these ot.phens '.
funds at no expense to the governnt.nt go
and In compliance with Se Nav Circular: meant to pass on their 1
Letter 45-1OT8! dated 12 December 1945. plight to others and succeed,
Copies are distributed free of charge Thanks to the Chiefs and personnel
.t the Naval Air Station, the Naval
Air Reserve Training Unit, Naval AIIXMarr of the Naval Air Station JacV-
_____ __ _
m. little unfortunates will
Air Station Cecil Field, and the t, sonville's i
V. S. Naval' Hoepltal. > ORCHESTRA HERE-Station have permanent enjoyment.Father .

The JAy AIR NEWS I II a memtxr oith personnel turned out en-masse to -x- t i
"
Armed force Press Sen'Ice.: Re 4 dance to the music of Glen Gray and -in-law! "I 8uppo8e-
production ct material from these his Casa Lorna orchestra who appeared that when I die my dater 1.kJloN
Pourer must bear a credit line. Re pubtteatlon here at the Inside auriitoriuiP!' Mon t tC'f will Inherit $50,000) ) ( '.'( I

service publication of other' matter U prohibited, except with-by day Dec. 12 The band played fordantin why don't you say onu- ,
'. "
at the Officers Club ( thing: ?
Out permiselon I of Editor, JAX AIR ,
MEWS. I I/ .... ta1 vious evening. I.r' j I Jh'floand: "Drop I

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22-December. 1949 JAX AIR NEWS' rctae inre "


L Navy Carries Off ALL-SAINTS CHOIR--On Lisa

left is the All-Saints Protes. JJ
tant Chapel choir which is play
Suggestion Prize lag an Important part in Christ i ,
mas observances both on and "

Nearly $9,000,000 annually has 7 off the base. First row, left to
been saved to the American taxpayer right, are Capt. Charles A, Iht-
\ dL through improvement ideas I mar, senior station chaplain;
adopted by the Department of the Mrs. Marjorie Olney, organist,
Navy from suggestions offered by R L. Norton, C. II. Heath, It.I. *I
its civilian employes. As a result l .. McCoy, F. U. Robertson, E. J
the Navy received the "Achieve. Floyd, Lcdr J, M, Hirst (choir
ment for Increased Participation" C director), M G. Yarboroufh ,4
from the National Association of t E Ben Newlon, S. W. Miller, D. C.
Suggestion Systems. 'i.'. tr aN. oi Mumby, 2nd row, J, E, Pierce
The award was made for participation H. D. Hopkins, Ray Wilson. y
during the calendar year R. W Hott, W. L. Hufhey, C. P.
1948 when Navy employes sub i Adams, D, A. Reid, R. L bchra-
mitted 38873 suggestions. Of froth 11. P. Shockley C. I...
these 10,870 were placed in oper Ruda, W. N. Banks, and B. R.
ation and the men with the ideas Ward. Third row, K. M. Hill. k
were awarded $270,688 I V I. Smith, J. A. Hamilton. I).
.i. The membership of the National L. Baldrini, E. D. White, J. II
Association of Suggestion Systems Keathley, A, P Cook RobertT
includes almost every branch of Caldwell, G. E. Elsom, II. A. r .
business from Manufacturing and Forrest, C. F. lance, and J. B.
merchandising to finance and insurance Bates Not pictured are J. L.
as well as Government Carter, R. E. Estes, Wallace
agencies.Here v_ : Varner and K M. Willis. ,
at NAS 584 suggestions S \ \
wert submitted by civilian em ,
ployees who ''netted 910,05000 in .r
CATHOLIC CAROLERS Providing
-
awards Of the M4 suggestion +ra;
the spiritual carolingduring
-. submitted\ 209 have bees.Adopted,"" the special Christmas:
creating a total "savings of S272998,30 ,-
( I services, and at all other ser
vices at St. Edward's Chapel is .
Notable among the Navy awards I the Catholic choir on the right.
were; Edward Beutel and Steel Choir members are, front row,
.
n Parker Dunn, Mare Island Shipyard
I left to right, Virginia Itogers,
, +f Vallejo, Calif., $400 for sun- R. C. Gerber,. W. I. Adler I..
gesting gangway platform that N. Wolter G. S. Piotrowski S.
; automatically adjusts itself to M. 'Babb and Jean Roby. Sec-
tide and wave variations; B. D. ond row, left to right, Virginia
Tubman, Naval Proving Ground, Smalezeuski, J. R. McKenna,
Dahl ren, Va., $500, ammunition G. E. Tessier, J. G. Garnlca F..
container; George E. King, Naval A. Dziedzic, C. P. Schreck, W.
Fuel Annex, Richmond, Calif., J. Riedy, Irene Rameos. Third
$425, mobile unit for painting; I row, Catholic Chaplain, Lt.
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+ Raymond Stine, Naval Supply De' Brian D. Mahedy, J. T. Crotty,
pot, Mechanicsburg, Pa., $375, J, J. O'Connor, J. F. Binzak, .:
gun assembly support rack, and L. R. St. Larunt, J. R. Czrep-
Edward Dash, Naval Shipyard, I, kowskl II. L. Zahasky and "
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Traffic ViolationsStation f Lost Love BirdNaval

police apprehended 14
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station during the period from lecelte seine unusual calls, but
Dec. 12 to Dec. 19. I' the one they got last Thursday
Stopped for speeding were bird." .
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Sorcka, Mrs. E. Anderson, A. One of the local resident of TheatreGuide
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the enlisted housing a.rNon the Hospital Patients To ShareIn
Weirer C. E. Jones, It. Holmes!
station put a quick call to the!
A. L. Tuples H E. Oaks, HM3 ,
and B Kidd, AN. fire department when his pet
love bird took wings and flew Genuine Christmas Spirit
Charged with failing to stop for
Into tree After moving the
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a stop sign was V. R. Buffalo .
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then to
ladder from tree
while illegal parking tickets were I one I Patients at the Naval Hospital ---.--------.-- ------ "- --- W EFKJ.MS: -1IW20A4STIDKNT
another, following: the bird, theownf'r
given to Ens. II T. Jenkins, H 11.1 OttKtKK AUDITORIUMTHI'RaDAY
finally coaxed Ms pet here at NAS will not be forgottenat hall ; DRt. 2t
Hendricks CM; J. R. Castille SD3, 'I with a few choice "sugary* Christmas time with a full pro Santa makes his visits to the KISS FOR CORLIss" starring Shirley .
and G C. Schoot, AO2 words" out of the tree Into Ms gram arranged for their benefit various wards Saturday Dec. 24, Temple.titmir,
DFC.3
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the rescue over the extended holiday period. i I I patients unable to go Home for Tleiney
One More Day For 1 the holidays. Carol from 14.2S
N The local fire department haw The Christmas season had its singers SATtRU.\\.STNDAY. DEC. .
S I the All-Saints' Choir of NAS "BAGDAD". With Mauit*>n O'Her*.
official send off last Friday when
; Free Gift been calltxl to '.
r Wrapping already rescue MONDAY:' 1>M 25
four cats this year, but this is patients with the help of the Red will render appropriate songs in ION,) Movlei I on Dec. 26. 27 or 28
-iz' ; Last minute shoppers have today the first "bird rescue"And Cross and Grey Ladies in each I the wards. I I -x-
k s' ', and tomorrow to take advantage I to top it off, the SAme ward began decorations of their On Christmas Day church ser The couple was late They" tool
' of the free gift-wrapping I night, fireman J, M Slbiilski trees and building, followed bya vices will be held at the Hospital stewing on the platform.
service performed by the Red put out a fire with a can ofbeer tree decorating party at the recreation Chapel at 0645 for Catholics and I He: "If you hadn't taken so long
hall in the evening. The 0915 for Protestants. A receptionwill to dress would have
w Cross at the Ship's Service retail On duty during the presentation I we caught
' 1 store. of the play "The annual Christmas Carnival, sponsored I be held at the recreation hall that last train"
The gift "wrapping service in Drunkard" at the Malnslde auditorium by the Red Cross is on tap after services, Coffee hour will She: "Yes, and if you hadnt
operation for the past week, will SlbuKkl wa making tonight at 1930 in the recreation be held in the Red Cross recrea- rushed me so, we wouldn have
close at 1600 Friday. The Red his final check-up when he i tion hall at 1000 and the hall had to wait for the next one:'
Cross workers here will lend a spied a smouldering chair, the opens for the day at 1300. I I I'I *
hand in decorating trees at the result of a burning cigaretteleft / A game night is set for Mon I Pfc: "Why aw you wearing
Dispensary Saturday there by a careless patron. day Dec 26 while the Winter I'1'I those glasses to bed*"
Offices of the Red Cross will He nonchalantly picked up the SUPPLY Wonderland Dance Is slated for I Cpl: "Well I want to get a better .
remain open throughout the holi- nearest can of beer, also left by Tuesday Dec. 27, from 2000 to look at that girl I dreamed
," day period for servicemen seek patrons, and prevented further 2230 I I I about last night."

'' ing information, aid and service, damage by fire.
officials have announced. !
Merry Christmas! :-The Supply y.
'. Department is certainly deep in''
Ii I- the festive air of the Christmas 1'
i : spirit, as Is evidenced by the I
\ sparkling and imaginative decor i

I 4 pI ations in various units. Especially
notable are Accounting, Disburs I
ing, Material, Correspondence, Per-
sonnel and many others. At this
: writing, it is not believed that ai'
I 4 4F. Department party is planned, since '
: there is too little time to provide I
for adequate preparation, but there
is no doubt that the Christmas
spirit will be in abundance tomorrow I

not only in the activity but k d, y yFLL
also throughout the Station. I

j For the first few weeks after

Christmas, we'll go through our I I
,.Zr b usual loud splash of dazzling ties, I '
f; fVF /
.' scarves, new outfits and jewelryof
'1\1.\ : I various descriptions. |

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'i palaces are presenting the
. .... ;per latest Disney feature, which is
\ I l'tI certainly different, to say the
I .f" least, from anything has done
i .. before; and the "Heiress," which
we'll wager will be in the. finals
for the Academy Award, 80 fine
I -
is the acting. :
There'll be no Air News pub

lished for tho holidays, so, until & .5
V' THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT-Patients at test Naval Hospital here January then HAPPY NEW NEW: UNIT MEMBERS ARRIVE-Lowering her big bow doo-S;:
., got into the spirit of the Christmas h llna,'e as they began their YEAR! after tying up at the main dock here at NAS, LST 551 stands ready
tree decorations last Friday With the.." W Red Cross recreation to be unloaded of the 300 tons of household equipment, 30 tons of
worker Patsy Sparks, these patients CTtftid B-L left to right The best years of a woman'slife squadron equipment and the 112 men from FAS RON 109 and Pa
I I George Lucas, AA, Chief John Mathews=3d Wilfred Shaw, re are between twenty-nine and trol Squadron 9 who arrived here from San Juan, Puerto Kico.
tired Navy :veteran, trim their particular tree thirty., For some it was the first Christmas at home in two years






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for Organized Reserve training in the country, the Naval Air Reserve I
is now turning out a model designed for even more efficient.
nneration. ,
'.. The new model, which is slated h_ ___ ___ ...___ ....
to be in working order at all 27 assistants will be Comdr. Fd-
stations and NARTUs within the ward S. Gwathmy, former skipper
I Naval Air Reserve Training Com- of Air Group CVLG-52, and
mand by Jan. 1, features a stream- I Lcdr. Robert L. Gittings, one.t i
time FASron 158 commander
lined restyling of the Organized I, ,
M Reserve set-up. Instead of having Comdr. John P. Ingle of Jackson-
ville will be administrative officer ffif ilBflini1innTHirHfT''nrf1'| '' ;>
air groups and squadrons.. each f1BinTTlrflBniCTilM Jr -.r.f Sio MTOTTII.HBBWwwHBjmOil
reserve activity will now have an for the staff, which will bear i
Organized Reserve air wing, the designation of Wing Staff 74. PLAN NARTU POLICV-Key members of the new Wing Staff of NAUTU. Jacksonville discuss _..*r
} which will include various typesof All of NARTU's squadrons will organlzatlonal'matters in their first policy meeting; here. Left to right, are, Lcdr. Robert L. Gittings, V 'L
logistics officer; C h1dr. John S. Barleon NARTU
squadrons and an Air Wing now be re-numbered and the executive officer, sitting in as NARTU advisor; I
Staff. first two digits of each squadron's Comdr. Edward S. GWatljmy, operations officer; Comdr. Leroy P. Johnson, Wing: Staff comman- I
der and Comdr. John F. administrative
Men who will comprise the designation will] contain the num- _----- -- officer. I.
first Air Wing Staff in NARTU : bers 74. NARTU will be one 1Service Squadron will be VP -- .
Jax's reorganization under the : squadron richer due to the reshuffle FASRon 745, commanded bv I
new set-up have been announcedby NARTU squadrons will Lcdr. G. R. Taylor. VF-52L will Weekend
NARTU commanding officer 1 be VF 741, VF 742, VC 741, CV ''now become VF 741 under command J
Capt. Frederic W. Priestman. FASRon 741, VP 741 and VP i j j I of Lcdr. F. C. Wolff, while
Wing Staff commander will be I FASRon 745. I I 1 new squadron VF 742 will be led i
Comdr. Leroy p Johnson of I Noel Davis winning squadron' by Lt. H. E. Nawatka. Attack tU nif7 // Notes 4 4;' ,
Neptune Beach. Comdr. Johnsonwas VP (ML)56) now becomesVP 7411!I 1 squadron VA-52L changes to VC (
commanding officer of NAR- | commanded by Lcdr. Charles W. '! 741 with Lcdr. W. H. Schoen from
TU's Fleet FASron 58. His two i Rogers. It's supporting Fleet Air''commanding Lcdr. W. A. Fischer
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What You'llEat"A BREEZESCrO i I to a flying start on December at the first muster. The second
1 17th. An organization meeting was I drill of the Wing Staff will be
: "How can one man do so :I held at 0900 at which there was held on Saturday and Sunday, Jan.
many dumb things in one day?" an extended discussion of the purpose uary 28 and 29, 1950. Mark your "
meal fit for a king is in store at the Mainside mess hall, Boot: "I guess it's because you 1 1 r and responsibility of the calendar now, so you won't forget.
for the personnel that remain aboard Christmas daNo .,-.- get me up so early." i Wing Staff. The syallabus, prog- Certain enlisted men have been
efforts have been spared by ress charts, training records, classification assigned to billets which should be
Commissary Department to ap- mediate family may be invitedas I "Say, Sarg. Did you forget you of enlisted personnel, and : occupied by men with rates other
pease the appetite of about 1,200 guests of the Station person- ovred me a buck ?" I 1' recruiting were considered. Plans than those available. If you are as*
station personnel who will par- nel. I "No, but give me a chance and were formulated for the coming I feigned to such a billet and you
take of the meal, beginning at There will be more than food I will" I, Annual Military Inspection that .I like Wing Staff duty and would
1130. The mess hall will remain to add to the holiday atmosphere e the Chief of Naval Air Reserve prefer permanent assignment
pen until everyone has eaten. I The mess hall has been decorated There's Training will make on February therein, see one of the personnel
The Commissary estimates that with all the Yuletide colors. always some busy bodywho'll 16th. officers who can tell you what :
stick his in bus-
2,000 pounds of turkey, about one I: Preparations of the food will be nose your Enlisted personnel mustered at steps must be taken to obtain a
iness unless skunk
pound per man, plus all the I, supervised by J. P. Cline, CSS. I farm. you run a 1300. All hands enjoyed an addressby change of rates. Persons with cler-
trimmings will be available. :! Chief commissary steward, whileC. the Wing Staff Commander, ical.or. typing experience are especially -
Those drawing commuted rations T. Robinson, CS 2/(, and P. Corr.dr. Leroy F1. Johnson, form- needed.
may invite one guest and enjoy :I Bailey CS 1 'c will head the pas- Teacher: "Why does cream rise I erly skipper of both FASRON 58 ) The attention of officers is invited fr
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the meal at regular prices. Dependents try staff. In charge of the galley to the top of the milk ? and FASRON 158. Enlisted personnel to the fact that officers'
members of the im- I I 1, will be J. P. Cline. Johnny: "So people can pet it." :, were interviewed by thepE'rffnnel meeting will be announced in the
officers, and necessary Plan of the Day. It is each officers
CHRISTMAS MENU I Patient: "I don't know what's infO matlon obtained. All personnel individual responsibility to check
Shrimp Cocktail Salted Wafers Carrot Sticks wrong with me. I'm done in. played I were then assigned to duty in the Plan of the Day and be at r
Turkey Consomme Roast Young Tom Turkey out, fed up and run down." the various departments. said meetings on time. If you are
Southern Dressing Cranberry Sauce Giblet Gravy Doctor: "You seem to be suf- [| The Wing Staff congratulatedthe short of any items of uniform or
St. Nick Beets Fresh Asparagus fering from a bad case of pre- new organization on the ex- decorations don't fail to obtain t
Fresh Garden Peas Candied Yams Green Olives positionitls." cellent attendance at the first them in time for the Admiral's
Celery Hearts and Tossed Salad with I meeting. Everyone in the organization Inspection. See the Wing Staff i
Roquefort Dressing Sign/ in the mountains: "Be should join in hoping that the Supply Department. 1
Sweet Pickles Hot Cross Buns, Butter Hot Mince Pie careful not to fall here. It's dang- attendance will remain as excell-I Officers who leave the Wing I
Candy Ice Cream erous. But if you do fall, remember ent throughout the existence of the Staff headquarters Building are requested I
Fruit Cake Fresh Mixed Fruits Mixed Nuts to look to the left: you geta Wing Staff. Over three quarters of to notify the Duty Officer I
Cigarettes Cigars wonderful view from that side." the officers and men were present before departure I in.
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A HOME AWAY FROM HOME-You've heard that phrase "a home away from Home" often, but that bet Illustrates the i-rte vmjjJ M- ci) the usu and what it stands for. ..,
Now In the midst of a nation-wide campaign to raise funds to keep it going, the USO has done, continues to, and always ,t.j to keep up the morale of servicemen -
throughout the Armed Forces. A visit to the USO club in Jacksonville, located above the Beach and Air Base Bus sWtTons, will convince skeptics just what is
being done. As depicted in these photos there are special parties, (top and left), and dances, regularly' Then there are special features such as television, plus games
galore, and extra services such as personal lockers. And it's always a nice place to have a cup of "lava" or a bite to eat.Paqe .







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. _..,.&::: /rare of Navy children on a-JnVscale is now

the problem being undertaken by the Navy: R ,lAlf < rfb.
Wives Club Nursery which has moved to its
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new quarters building 560. The new home { + p51GJ q 2 wi
I provides plenty of room and features numerous

t services with the best facilities, including

",L bath rooms, kitchen, dining room,

Infants' sleeping room, bunks for older children

'r play rooms, kindergarten, plus an outdoor

playground. Shown here are a group of s

I kiddies during a routine day at the Nursery.

The staff, center, includes left to right, Mesdames .

Nancy Tombler, Doris Casnias, Billie

Bedard, Arlene Cheshire and Nelle Scar-


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:' Navy Wives Club Nursery Emphasize Safety PrecautionsIn I


i Is Huge Undertaking Now Setting Up Your Xmas TreeA

- little sadness sometimes
An idea conceived by the Navy mars the joys of Christmas each Open flame lighting on trees,
Wives Club of America, chapterNo. Navy Wives Club. i year and it all comes through such as candles are entirely un
66, whereby children of Navy Five children were taken rare With so many people on Christ neglect, carelessness, and failureto safe,
But if
I mas leave, there isn't too much to you insist on using
perscrnel could be taken care of of in its first day of operation heed precautionary warnings
write about at present but we do such lighting have a fire exting-
at a local nursery while parents The nursery had two cribs and the I The station fire chief has issued -
would be able to take care of first days receipts amounted to want to wish each of you a Very a memorandum which lists uisher handy and keep alert at
necessary business, has grown I $13. With :Mrs. Billie N. Nicks as I Merry Christmas and we hope information regarding hazards all times. It is important that
from an establishment which took I first the I old Saint Nick is good to all of
J supervisor nursery open- I prevalent at this time of the year your electric lights be in good
care cf five children the first day I ed on a 17-hour basis on June you. I and precauitonary measures to condition. A short circuit may be
I until today the nursery handles an 15, 1947. It has grown to suchan | NEWS FROM THE FIRE BOX: be taken to lessen the possibilities sufficient to start wires burning.
e! average of 125 children daily in extent that it now occupies I The Station Fire Department has I of tragedies. i i Too many from one set of outlets
I its new location in building 560. I i about eight or nine rooms, com- been called upon at times to per- _____ may blow out your fuses. If this
i Formerly situated in building plete with kitchen, bath, and sleeping form some very unusual tasks I Hazards Noted happens eliminate some of the
1101, the nursery moved to its 'i facilities, plus kindergarten 1 but this week they reached the Regarding the Christmas tree lights replace fuse with anotherlof
new headquarters when the original rooms and play rooms. The present climax of screwy rescue jobs I the fire chief's office points out I I same size and rating.
when received
call
set-up handles an of 125children try a to rescuea that in bringing a tree into a
i building became inadequate average I
I pet love bird from a pine tree Proper Decorations
home or barracks try to have it
j daily, including the two
due to the of services
expansion 1: in the housing area. T. C. Sweat 1 as fresh cut as possible. Remove I In decorating your house, of
The nursery has come a long kindergartens. and J. F. Parker were dispatchedwith tree as soon as deem it barracks, use non-combustile ma.
i your you
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way since its first day of opera- I There are sleeping facilities for an extension ladder (and a possible, but if you choose to terial. Flameproof material can
tion on February 1, 1947. The 35 infants and 35 juniors. Juice I box of salt) and after many at- keep it longer you must follow be purchased at many stores.
struggle to keep the nursery open and cookies are served to the kid I tempts, finally "Got the boid". I special safeguards. 'Christmas wrappings should be
vas long and hard, but thanks to dies in the morning and evening Sweat says he now knows why I removed. Be careful of heat opera
contributions from the CPO Club, while lunch and supper are servedfor they say 'A bird in hand is worth The tree can be kept fresh if ated toys and new electrical gad.i .
Officers! Wives Club, Fleet Reserve a nominal fee. ,, two in a bush" (or a tree). B. E you set it in a pan of water. Cut i gets if they do not bear the labelof
off the base of the tree at an
Auxiliary and contributions of diapers Operated for the mutual benefit Downing was very much concern. i Underwriters' Laboratories
at least inch above the '
by the Rockabye Diaper Service and service of all Naval personnel : ed over the article concerning his. angle cut and one it Inc. It your tree catches fire call
original keep standing
,., it has been able to expand the nursery now employs 12 recent hunting trip. Billy says in water during the entire period the fire department immediately.
since then he has found his Dial 333 and learn the location of
and glow.The girls with Mrs. Arlene Chesire as dogs that the tree is in the house add
and has bagged a deer. Lum Hud- I your nearest fire alarm box.
Its beginning supervisor Nursery chairman is
intervals the
nursery upon ing water at to keep
was given its financial send-off i Mrs. Robert Goodreau, appointedby 1 son has made no comment so we water level above the cut. I In clubs, barracks or public
in a drive for donations, with a the Navy Wives/ Club president, asume he still has just one squirrel. Candles buildings, make sure the exits
Dangerous are marked and accessi-
properly
Mrs. Jacob Weiss. I
donation of $200 by the CPO Club
I j From Maintenance it is Place tree well from ble. The fire department shouldbe
starting the ball rollingThe nursery i I The nursery which charges the I reported your away
that Dub stoves radiators and other notified when decorations
Mary & Faghe go on sour- are
is and nominal of 25 child
today self-supporting cents
: sum per leave today til about 3 January : ces of heat. It should be secured set up in barracks and other
indebtedness is theNavy hour, 10 for additional
Any payable by per plus cents ''
Wives Club Various clubs I child is 0700to Roy Joyner at last has a new set' against falling, preferably by places of public gatherings so
open Monday of false teeth. We understand he taut inconspicuous wires, in a that an inspection can be madeto
aboard the station have generously 1800, Tuesday, Wednesday. was snapping them at Mary Fa- place where, if fallen, it does determine what additional
contributed both money and :, Thursday and Friday 0700 to midnight -
glie last week not block a door or hallway. safety precaution can be taken.
gifts which have been greatly appreciated -, Saturday from 0700 to 0100, I .- r
and recognized by the and Sunday, 12 noon to 2230.
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FARMER'S DAUGHTER-Since she was chosen the "Ideal Farmer's Daughter" In a contest at
the National Farm Show in Chicago, Virginia LeArta Jensen's photo has graced the pages of newspapers .
r b throughout/ the land. She's a neat little eycfull, this 18-year-old Blair Neb lassie, shown herereclining
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Off The Bowls Last Four EncountersWAVES


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I agers. I Hardwood Action Curtailed


Within the next few weeks: thousands upon thousandsof Sport Even Slate During Prevailing HolidaysJaxNavy's
enthusiastic grid fans will cheer themselves hoarse over

the post-season bowl games which will be played throughout In City Loop Play

the nation to write finish over the pages of the ui-set- cagers broke. even in four ensouc Navy: -r-

riddled 1949 football season.( Of course, some have already Trouncing a Riverside Nurses the past week of action by defeating Charleston f

been decided, but now, even before the choice lot are played, squad 36-26 and in turn losinga scores of 07-54 and 82-51 while losing to Fort Jackson 69-55
rough encounter to their veteran and College of Charleston 59-55.
professional, amateur, and just plain prognosticators are arch-rivals the Pepsi Cola Girls, I The local five's record -now
wrinkling their brows and taking "this' team over "that" 50-15, the local WAVES court sex- ; stands even at 33. The team will ling early in the fray and con.
tette re-balanced their slate in ; remain inactive over the holidays t tinued to hit accurately until the
and and the
team
on on guessing goes. City League play at 2.2 for the with the next game on their schedule final whistle blew to give thema
season. I, being a tiff with Turner Air 60-55 victory. Navy's Woodbury,
So it is with the sports-minded scribes of the Jax Air 9>
i Coach Ralph Jones' cage squad Force at home January, 1950. I however, led all scoring in the
Hews-the time has come to put forth all our minimized ;, will remain Idle over the holidays Following the Turner fracas, the fray as he dumped in 27 counters.Ed .
brain and select few choice favorites. While I but will return to action January I Jax-Navy courtmen will Journey to Coiley notched 19 points for
power a several ,
Parris Island for two
4th of 1950 Girls' games, returning the winners.'Base.
against a City'League
games will be played the latter part of December, mostof foe. I 1 home the 9th of January I ---- __ ____. _
to play host to McDill Field of
them will be fought on January 2nd. I Willie Speas, a small but a Tampa, Fla,
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straight-shooting eager, dominated Cagers
NORTH-SOUTH, MIAMI, FLA. (DEC. 26)) The the scoring for NAS in the two College from of Charleston had toi z
come behind in the second
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South may have the fans in their favor, but it's the ball I recent against tilts the, Riverside notching 14 Nurses counters and half to defeat the locals last Mon .
j)layets that decide the issue and the Northerners have more bucketing nine points In the Pepsi day evening in the NATTC Audiitonum I': Top City PlayNAS
than enough name players to satisfy us with a 28-14 Cola fray. Speas is leading the :I after Jax-Navy held a 29-
sliakeup\ I WAVES in the free throw column, '126 advantage at half-time. I I Personnel's cage combine
having made some 11 out of 17 : Kyle Woodbury was high score retained its hold on the first place s
KAST-WEST, SAN FRANCISCO CALIF. (DEC. 31)- attempted charity shots. man for the evening as he bucketed ; spot in the Jacksonville Recreation
I 18 points for NAS. Bernie I Basketball League by chalk.
After taking a slight 8-5 lead
"East is East, and West is West, but ne'er the Twain shall 30-19
in the first eight minutes of action Puckhaber of Charleston's Mar- ing up a victory over the i
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meet," someone once said. Just draw a card and hope you I against the Nurses, the local oon five dumped in 15 and Jack I Jackson Whites in the night-cap
can tell an omen when you see one. As for us, partiality puts I girl fell off in the second stanza Gray notched 14 for the visitors. !,I' encounter of a dual-bill at John !
the East over the West in a torrid 21-19 affair.llLVE.mUY I and their opponents took a 15-13 Charleston Navy rails" 1 I Gorrie evening auditorium last Friday
lead before half-time was called With Woodbury again leading
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:MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA, (DIX 31)) 'With Speas, Fran Free and Midge the scoring parade by registering The Personnel quintet now
: Bryant on the firingline through II | 23 points in the first game against I boasts an undefeated record of
Judging from the past performances, the Giey-clad huskies most of the second half the locals Charleston Navy and notching 17 four victories.
look tasty, but the North has produced some mighty I held I a 25-22 advantage at the end In the second encounter the locals I With ace point man Dick Mur-
Veiling perlormers We forget the past and ride with the of the third quarter, then went had little trouble in downing the i ray away on leave, Jack Miller
I aheac': : to notch 11 counters in the South Carolina-based five into the limelight and
Blue close 02-27
but
by heavy margin
a I final period, at the same time hold- week-end. last I raced up 13 points for NAS to

ROSE: BOWL, PASADENA, CALIF. ( January :2)- ing their foes to only 4 points i l Jax-Navy was out in front 28I I lead all scoring for the evening.
Combining experience and heightthe 25 after 20 minutes of play In (the Buddy Sechmid registered 6 for
Mightiest of all mid-winter football clashes, the Rose Bowl I the local NAS five while Ray
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Cola encounter then
I highly-touted Pepsi combine Friday evening
contest this year pits the undefeated California Bears City champs in 1948, didn'tlose with Woodbury and Red Sheldon Mattila, Bill Murdock, Joe Downey
against Ohio State with its G-l-2 record. With the Ohioans much time in going to workon hitting consistently( the locals I Jerry Reeves and Harry Davis
accounted for the other Person.
dubbed the underdogs, the betting lies with California, but the NAS WAVES last Friday surged further ahead to win 61I I I nel baskets.
doesn't favor of the and evening. 54 Sheldon tallied 14 points in
the game always go in heavy money Other League Entries
the first
fray. I
The Pepsi combine rolled up a
we see an even match with a possible score of 2121. I total of 26 points before half tl-me. The second tilt was a runaway Air Group One of Cecil Field
allowing the locals to score only affair with the locals in front 32- chalked up two victories to go
GA10K; BOWL JACKSONVILLE FLA. The local 16 points. Then in the second half 25 when the half-time whistle into a tie for first place in the
bowl must get into the sportlight somehow, and with thrice- : of play, despite valiant efforts by blew. Paul King Woodbury, Sheld-I i Commercial League. The Air
defeated Missouri[ going against stubborn-one-game loser WAVE cagers Speas, BryantMlcliev don, Carl Wheeler and Ray Hale I I Group downed the Landon Baby
I Rozelun, Hickie Larrick began hitting in the final half of Lions 51-26 and with Bill Moore
Maryland, anything can happen. Despite Maryland's: rec- 20 the five
and Free, the rampaging PepsiI play to widen the margin for an scoring points, Navy
ord, the :Missourians: say, "We gotta see it before we'll believe ]I I girls bucketed 25 counters and held 82-51 victory Hale and King :I: defeated the Jackson Jaycees 59-
it," and the same goes with us. Missouri may win the locals to a total of 9 points notched 13 each in the Saturday 35.
21-12. foi the lop-sided 50.15 win. afternoon fray. I Matlack, Burns and Wheatley
I I Coach Elliot's cagers suffered paced NAAS Cecil Field to a 84-
ORANGE BOWL MIAMI FLA-In the I their second setback of the season I 32 victory over FASron Nine ot
warmer confines ,
New York AFPS-The New
I I ( when they failed in a bid againstthe I I the Men's Basketball League recently -
of Honda we find Kentucky ready to square off YOlk Yankees baseball club has Fort Jackson powerhouse five ::, but dropped a 65-49 contest
against Santa Clara in the sun-drenched Orange Bowl. While :I formed a Gus H. Fan Club. The last Thursday on the latter's home to the powerful Latter Day
Kentucky did dump beloved Florida University, 35-0, the : PUI pose of the club is to ensure court. I I Saints quintet. FASron Nine lost
Santa Clara squad is primed to walk off with a close 21-20 I more of the everyday fans of getting The Army combine( began scor- to San Marco Motors 54-30 last
tickets to future World Series. I I week while VF-12 was the victimof
victory. I I I Members will buy a book of 20 DON'T WASTEmUNUTESign !, an 80-39 drubbing by the San
general admission tickets for the up now for payroll savings Marco club.
CIGAR BOWL, TAMPA. FLA.-Many wonder what I season and will be guaranteed a bonds. Take stock in your future Action in most leagues will beat
Florida State will meet in their clash with Wofford. That .. priority on two reserved seats ifI with the best investment moneyi a standstill over the holiday

Florida team may be rugged, but Wofford is no meek lamb I', the__Yanks_play in_the_Series._u_i can buy. !I season. I
when it comes to playing down-to-earth ball. Let's say Wof
ford will woof at Florida State with a 28-12 bark. I
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('OT1'OBOWl.; ., DALLAS TEXAS-North Carolina's
Choo-Choo Justice is expected to steam downfield a bit when

the Tar Heels meet Rice in the Cotton Bowl, but a 9-1 record :_-

isn't to be sneezed at and Rice has it. Put a nickle on 7 _
nIce by a 28-14 decision and you may win enough to buy a'I

cup of coffee, plus tax. I

SUN BOWL, EL PASO, TEXAS-A close battle may 3.I .
develop between the Georgetown eleven from Washington, I '
D. C. and the Texas Western gridders when the two are introduced I I 'o.K .

in formal grid attire. Texas will be making a i ;r t
home-state stand, but Georgetown could chalk up a 14-6 victory $ %,. ,

very easily. r i- a.

PINEAPPLE BOWL, HONOLULU, T. II.-Across the :
briny deep football also makes its bid for attention and usually ,
] draws its share of the crowd. When Stanford meets

Hawaii, the Islanders! may score a couple, but let's stick with

the closer-to-home eleven and give Stanford a 2 .13 decision, ri N'# :
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'SENIOR BOWL, JACKSONVILLE, FLA. (.I"'-N. 7)- i p<4S :4 4

For this tough pick, the easiest thing to do is flip a com. i .

Someone yelled "Heads its the Yankees,"' and George Wash I

ington came up smiling when our nickle landed, so jyatch 1919, WAVE CACERS-Boasting: a reeot-clla C"r. League competition, the NAS WAVE liard. '"
Doak Walker's squad dump the South, 2720. wood performers will be Idle over the holidaysTYfcW action Jan. 4. Team members are, front'\.7"
row, left to right, Millie Moyer, Margie St.4tJr; j ifiie Speas, Jo Laizara and Charlotte Filano-
SOUP BOWL, kitchen table, home (any day-U's) appetite witt. Back row, left to right, Jean Cook. Rfckl? 4...rlck, Mickey Raselun, Coach Ralph Jones, Fran'
over soup, especially if it's turkey, broth "a miJu... i Free, Al W7tovich, and Midge Bryant.. Missing are: Rutb. Lavere and :Dolly Quinn.PQge +
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\. Another football season at NAS Watetloo struck in the form ofa : I
I familiar figures to the local Air Station sportlight both
are
Jacksonville, although not M successful powerful Camp Lejeune Marine \
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I I having coached stellar Jax-Navy football elevens in earlier years.
as It might have been, was combine and Jax-Navy fell 40-0. I
I Tatum who coached his Mary. -
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concluded recently when the fight. A Little Creek Aniphlb eleven then 4 ; land to almost perfect !I Guep-: o-on the coaching staff
ing Jax-Navy eleven carried a .pounced on the locals 14-0, Fort I L record Terps of seven an wins and one loss I II ''of' Virginia; Otis Douglas, possible -
lightly off-balance record of four Benning won 12-6 and the Pen- I, during the 1949 football cam'I I 1 I University of Arkansas coachin

wins and six leases into battle sacola Goslings defeated Jax-Navy i :; I paign guided the 1945 Jax-Navy 1950, who is now a trainer on
against the Third Army All-Start 55-6. The post season benefit encounter ..t, ; :;" football, eleven to nine victoriesand 'I the Philadelphia Eagles' staff;
find emerged with a 12.7 victoryto was won by the defensive rj"I/ # : ;:: : ,, t two defeats. Barney McGarry, of the former
be crowned the Little Army- team which scored both touch : the Missouri Tigers Cleveland Rams; Walt Dubzmski,
Faurot leading
:Navy Champions, downs. End Buck Dominy and '.' .. : : !;: ; / ,.. .. I for his, fifth consecutive year formerly of the Boston Yank;

Once more uniforms helmets back Chuck Rhoades notched the .; .. .. .u.. .. ,..Jifl."Ii! .since holding down the head and Bobby Hanlon, a onetimeNotre
find other pigskin gear is being TD's.ComFair. ':::. :.\: ii&f I coaching position at NAS Jacksonville Dame ace.
readied for and within ,-.- -> .. .. ;\. :('
stowage "
:!! : in 1944, coached his Miz- I| Coach Tatum's opponents that
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the next few months a number of ;.,;0.; '1r the valiant gridders who saw action Downs .r./IJ;; '\ only three setbacks this year. :i college and pro stars on their rosters. -
with the local team throughout :: ':..f:, :: i};: 'j' With Tatum as his assistant line Besides Lujack were Robert -
the past campaign will be sent VA-134 42-35 : \" I coach in '44 Faurot piloted the (I 1 Mott, of the former Los An-
to far distant ports. But, unless a ';.P:,'., Jax-Navy juggernaut to four geles Bulldogs; Jimmy Jones, Detroit

major change in pet sonnel takes ComFairJax courtmen evened 1 wins and three losses. The NAS Lions, and Ray Bray, Leo
place some will remain to don their record at 1.1 in City league y eleven that year played some of Akin and Hampton Poole for.
the .Ux-Navy uniform in 1950 and competition by dumping the pow. < the toughest service combines in mer Chicago Bear grid den, College -
hope!" as usual to make a name erful VA-134 five y42-35 in the the nation including North Carolina greats Jax-Navy foes boasted -
<- v In gervjcefoolbalU.\\-Q gc"er- trfTroopr\ twin-bill at Pre-Flight, which was one of I'1 were Al Bynum Louisiana
leveraJweeKsTthelMi) Jax- Andrew Jackson High gym last the three top service grid powers State; Jim Patton Oklahoma A&
a y' squad seemed to be a hot Thursday evening. The local VA then. M; Alex Curry. Villanova; Rues
and cold team winning two games, 134 combine also boasts of a 1-1 Coached Stare Craft. Alabama; Clyde Johnson:
losing two and again winning two record for the season's play. Serving under Faurot duringthe Kentucky: and Bob Cherry of
tilts. But Injury-jinxed and further ComFair's Vito "Hawk" Basile 1944 campaign were several I Illinois.
weakened by transfer of person paced both teams in the scoring former and present professionaland Some are still playing ball and
nel, the locals "hit the skids" and division by racking up 13 points college grid stars including others have retired while Tatum
lost four in a row. Then going into for the winners. Bullard notched Bill Leckonby, Brooklyn Dodger and Faurot are coaching opposing
the post-season benefit encoun- 11 counters for the VA-134 com back George Faust, Chicago Car bowl teams and can only recollectbut
ter At Atlanta Georgia, they emerged bine while Charlie "Red" Tibbet X dinal back, and Lineman Allie not reclaim the powerful elevens -
triumphant to complete the came up with 9 points for the White of the Philadelphia Eagles. |. they manufactured here nt
reason in winning form. 1 losers Some top-notch college performers the Naval Air Station during the
Open With Win Other scorers were as follows included Joe Kuharich, guard war years.
The first victory of the season ComFairJax-Axmacher 6. Pissini ,< from Notre Dame; Joe Brown a -x-
van a 6-0 triumph over Corpus 4. Webb 6, Bennett 3. Spano 1, ; former Georgia Tech back; Mel
Christ; on the letters' home field.A Bryant 6, and Wagner: 3. VA-134, ,1' Kitrell, a quarterback from Bay Quantico Marines Win
weak Edenton Marine eleven Cyr 3, Eshelman 5. Millar 2. and lor: and Jack Carter a former

then fell before the locals' on- Schraught 3. Minnesota U. center. All-Navy Grid Title
taught 300. Next on the schedule Another Navy quintet VF-12 .1' ,.... : Among the Jax-Navy eleven's
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was Parris Island, and the visiting from Cecil Field lost 9-35 to the ._ .. > opponents that year were teams It's gettingto be monotnoiiF

Marines dumped the locals 15-7. highly-touted Towers Thursday squad in STRAIGHT SIIOOIKK-Dim which boasted such stalwarts as this All-Navy football championship
The first serious injury came when the nightcap encounter inutive Willie Speas new addition Otto Graham, a former North .

nee quarterback Bama Hutchinsonwas evening to the NAS WAVES cage western All-Amencan who is For the third year In a row the
injured in the Cherry Point -x- combine has taken over a loud now quarterbacking the Cleveland powerful Quantlco Marines from
tilt which Jax-Navy lost 140. Two Sports Shorts share of the scoring for the lo Browns; Stan Koslowski of Virginia reign supreme by'iI llie
more victories were chalked up cals. In tour games she has Holy Cross; "Spec" Sanders, a of 8 hard-fought 14-13 victory met
j when the locals defeated Chatham Detroit (AFPS) Michigan's'boxing 1 dropped in 37 marker, making former Texas U star who holds the Camp Pendelton. Calif. Marines -
Field 46-0. and scored a surprising commission recently cleared good on 11 of 17 free throws. the ground gaining record in pro In the All-Navy" finals placed
I ?M4 upset over Elgin Air Fwce. the way for Jake LaMotts to fessional football and Warren last week at the Los Angeles Coliseum.
'.As Coach Don Jacka (commented collect the' J14.092 purse he won Anderson a former Colgate end. .
'The Elgin game wan the beat In his fight with the late Marcel Golf Course OpenOn I When Tatum. took over the Jax-
we ever played"Woodbury Cet'dan, The purse was being held Navy reins in 1845 he employedthe An attempted field goal by Pen-
Christmas Day dleton's Bill Bartos in the final
under terms of a re-mstch. Faurot-stylized T formationto
give the NAS endders the lat seconds of the game missed tyInchet
Pacing Although the Golf Shack will and the Vir'ginia-bared
1 New York (ArPS) MadisonSquarf' est thing in gridiron attack. By
be closed all day Christmas, the combine took the
Garden was sold out for defeating the Ft. Pierce Amphibs. Quantico over
Varsity ScorersTaking the first time ever dui ing course will be open for play. the locals: moved high into the ball and the 1949 All-Navy" title.Qtantico's .
1pro Players must bring their own ranks of leading service football I ; famed guard: Bill F;,'-
high scoring honors Inall basketball' game when the New golf clubs. Owners obtain ',
may teams. Johnny Luiack: was quarterbacking senback of Chicago kicked the two
York Kmckeibockers recently
but one of the six games their club prior to Christmas Ft. Pierce's combineat extra points for the East Coat
played to date, forward Kyle played the newly-oiganized Indianapolis Day from the club house. that time. eleven to supply the vktrrymatgln.
Woodbury In leading the local Jax- Olympians' A II-A meritan .
In the column Alex Groza of Kentucky paced the -x- Stars Still Active
Navy cagers point Olympians to an 83.79 victory by "What would you do if 1 kissed Standouts on Tatum's team in Line score1Quantico :
with a total of 128 counters for ....... 0 0 7
pouting in 41 points you on the forehead 1945 included Charlie Hunsinger. 714
21
IIn average of over points per "I'd call you down." University of Florida's ace: Art Camp Fendlelon 0 b 0 713
game
Running second to the shaip- Buenos Aires (AFI'8) Sgt.
hooting Woodbury is center Lon Hudl Benner of Fort Knox. Ky., Basketball CrazeBasketball Result Of Experiment 57 Years Ao I
the silhouette title .t
Christensen with a total of 41. won pistol
while Ray Hale has notched 40 the International shooting Championthips -
counters Christensen missed one here recently.. Sgt.' Ben popular from the I I' that on Jan 20. 1892, when the with a decision, but it isn't advisable -
fame due to injury. ner scored 565 out of a. possible first night it was introduced into first hoop game was staged, to do so in Italy. If nil
Paul Petty is leading In the 6\(). the sports: category 57 years ago a great sport would arrive as a one word in disagreement to
free throw department with a record by one Dr. James A. Naismith, result of his experiment. say the he has the to
TurU At'I'Thtt: French then physical instructor at the ) From that first so umpire power
of 10 In 13 attempts Wood. ( ) game on arrest at least that the
you is!
bury. has hit 24 in 37 tries while Boxing Federation has decided to YMCA college in Springfield, i rapid was the progress: of the latest information.
Hale has connected with 12 in 18ttempti. erect a memorial in honor of former Mass., has just embarked upon now popular sport, that gymnasiums ,
world middleweight champion what promises another hectic season in remote parts of the coun- I Variations In Play

The team has averaged 62.4 Marcel Cerdan killed recently in try merely adopted the chief principles i For quite a number of vesr! .
points per game while its opponents an air crash. i Little did the inventor dream of the game without wait- teams in Mexico City ('ould"Ilt
have scored an average of ing to organize a set of standard I send in a substitute when a msn

08 points per contest In free rules. This after a certain time, was! disqualified and removed
throws Jax-Navy has hit SO in led to utter confusion in the realmof from the game bv way of ten
341 attempts while opposing sports when intersection play many personal fouls. It was eithera
Gag- 4 9E xya f because choice of close watch
ers have notched 73 in 125 tries was attempted some institutions keeping
Individual IIrolingfield goals, had their own set of on your opponent in order not in
free throws attempted free throws rules, other schools or athleticso- foul him. or else take to the bench
and points follow: i-ieties had different ones and the and watch the remaining four

s'U VT A rr Ptr, !'same was true of various organ- members of the team battle until
N'uodburv f .52 24 .17 125i ip nizations throughout the conutry !someone else was disqualified
I Chrlitrnwi c 16 !> 19 41 w that had basketball listed on their Manv games ended with only a
Hale ( ....... 14 12 18 40 < with
I Sheldon t ..... 18 3 7 35 sports: calendar. single player in conflict a
King, f ........ 12 8 JO 10 Rules are Set full quintet of oPpoSI 'II.
Telly, f JO 10 13 30 -4-
Wheeler:f::::: 8Bner. 12 20 24 J To organize a fixed !set of rules It was once the ruling in
.. r .. ... 30Siholt 2 8 22 Y:_J < "r4 and in so doing bring order out France that two cageis from the
c ... 8 1 3 13 % YyA'' Ll.._ of the chaos of conflicting ideas same squad were not permittedto !
.o1brlht.. 1 2 4 4I
r.
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.. # S ..: :J 0 1 488ec IM Ytv and regulations a meeting was appear within one yard of
!r ;.".... 1 CI 1 2 held with the representatives each other when playing on the
.,' ,' ........ 11_ 1 2 1 from YMCA. colleges, high court. Local I players probably
schools prep schools, the AAU wouldn't do so well in Russia' '
and other institutions connectedwith where the sport is played with

sports present at the conference basket consisting of hoops minus

This joint committee immediately the backboard.Not .
Y.F drew up a standard For Sissies

book of rules for the entire world And don't think they can'tplay
r and since that time it hall been the game in the Orient, at

the governing power. least they did before and duiing

Although very popular in early the war A band of college all-
years, it didn't enter the national stars in the service played a crcu-
Station USO CLUB at Clay-Lorled and Adam above Street.the Bus sportlight until it was adoptedby of Chinese cagers, just to have &
FRIDAY, DEC. :33 JOOO I till 2300. Yale and Pennsylvania. Other some fun and the Orientals virtually
Christmas Dance. Naval Air Station colleges eventually took up the "ran the pants" off the U.

Band. Floor Show.SATURDAY.. DEC., 24 Candlelight game S. team-humiliating them to the
r-nrljr. Traditional I refieihmenlf. Today basketball is known all tune of 92.74 And that's a fact.Sports .
SUNDAY. DEC 25-.Open: house 1000breakfast. over the world and is said" to be are a worry to shirt
Noon. nOO-Mu.lcal
gram. 1MO-home folks pio- the: most popular game in sports manufacturers in the United}
WEDNESDAY.: DEC. 28-boor:: how cut}** throughout the land. States but in Calcutta the storyis
IInd "danc'e. Swing band and major. I I Like other sports now being a little different. Cage artists
ttle 12 Florida beauties
sponsored by
Lee HI& School.N.W competed internationally, basket there don't even wear shirts. As
YEAR'S DANCE Dill Yeos ball at times has been and stillis for numbers, that problem is solv.
a Band. 2100 till/ midnight Sfon- COIRT1"/ "' ,E-Tliree VA-131 hoopsters Curley Burke, subject to alterations in rules ed by tracing them on the player's
red upper. left John fj 11" 7)_and George Srhraulh (5) battle ComFair- and strange customs when playedin backs with charcoal. Shoes are
,
*>mb!it of the USO Staff I.nll8Ion' ;,"
grettlntca to all. It you don'tget Jax's Pie' > ..' 0, t, for the oval in a bit of action in their one particular nation You may '. also] an oddity to the Calcutta
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home for the hoil<1"5". upend them Ctiy Loop frs' _. n Iligh school gym last Thursday. Com- hiss and boo the referee in the hoopsters, who roam the court
-your home away from home. Fair won the III, ...35. i United States if you don't agree :( barefooted.
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