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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: April 6, 1950
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Ii{ VOL 8-No 1 UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA 6 April 1950headquarters I

of the Commander Fleet' Air Jacksonville, Commander X aval Alt Bases Sixth Naval District, and Commander Meet, Air Wing 11
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IJ: Go To Church During Easter Holidays I'Easter Services

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lq: 4 Jesus cam and stood in tin i Being Observed

midst and said to them: Peacebe

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And when he had said this, he
". showed them his hands and his Traditional Rites ArrangedAt

side, the disciples therefore
were glad, when they saw the
Lord Chapels Aboard Station

He said therefore to them
'Hie annual church services commemorating the resurrection
again: Peace be to you As the -
father hath sent me I also send or! ,Jesus ( luist are benijf observed at the Protestantand

you Catholic chapels at the Naval An Station today, through

(1St. John. Chapter 31 l I. Sunday with the traditional religious services that are svnonvmous -

Verse lt.! 21,) t with the Easter season,
Special! services have been arranged for Protestants and Cath.
... ..... - -.... olics alike. Cant Charles! A. Dittmar. senior station chaplain, will b>*

in charge of Protestant services at All-Saints' chapel! while Lt
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1 ,. I :.. ...' Brian Mahedv, Catholic chaplain, will conduct the Catholic Easter

,. : ''< I. ;'. rites at St. Edward's chapel. Lt. John E Hollingsworth, Hospital
: chaplain, will be in charge of services at the Naval Hospital.
Holy Week services, which have
r r been observed this week will be Misses Diane Malstr>m, Diane
i continued today. Services are Holland, Mary Sue Piiestman
I and Juan Bedell,
I scheduled at St Edward's chapelat
WOO and at the Naval Hospitalat Complete ObservanceThe
19)0: today Chaplain Dittmar Easter Sunday programfor
will deliver a sermon "Meditation the Protestant chapel calls
from the Cross" at the Ml. I I for services at 1045 and Sunday
Saints' chapel on Good Friday.An school at 0910: Chaplain Ditt.
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Easter cantata, featuringthe I mai s subject will be Aliv!
AllSaints'l'hapel male choir, Under God". Masses at St. Edwaids .
will be continued at noon Good chapel will be held w
Friday The first part was delivered Faster Sunday at (0400( and 1100
on Palm Sunday and the final Sunday t turning services at the

portion of the Easter Story will
be rendered I bv the choir on Easter Buses To Services
Sunday Diluted by Lrdr
Personnel ,
I wishing t > attend
John :M hoist/ the male hon Good
Friday services tan take
I will have as featured soloists the advantage, of special buses
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which will run from the administration -
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building, OAR
Easter Egg and Supply departments' The
buses leave at Ills and return
tiom the chapels at 1300tfaval ) .
Hunt Slated

1 t Hospital will be delivered
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1 aw pCs
.ygLL 2 yby Father Mahedy at Oi4)/ : and by
For SundayThe Chaplain Hollingsworth at (Wl,)

In the aiteinxxi' on Easter the

Sunday school f or .Ml,Simts
Easter is slated to
bunny (
make his annual appearance at : chapel is sponsoring an easier
egg hunt [ruin HOt< until l 1.)1): ,
the Naval Air Station, scatteringhis : *
gaily i colored eggs amongstthe h full schedule for the St. Ecf.ward's .
grass and shrubbery near Catholic chapel! follows,

All Saints' Chapel where they r Tod..y-Holy Communion, 070)"
will be hunted by Navy youngsters and WOO; Rosary at 1600, followed -
Easter Sunday. between 1400 by Mass; Holy hour (Wi tot
and I 1530.; ; 2000, The chapel will be ,pen m

Sponsored by the chapel, the j.. _______ n..___..._._ __ ____________ _. ___. w_.._ '",_m." adoration throughout the night
egg hunt is under the direction EASTER: SERVICES: \KRANGM: )-Special services, arranged for naval personnel at both the flood 'rida1-MJis of the Pre
of Capt Charles A. Ditmarr, sanctified at J 12 Seven
t st'nor Catholic and Protestant chapels, top, and the Hospital chapel will be conducted by the three chap. nun la
) chaplainbout 200 two to words. HOO: te 1 1)0)
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lams below, Senior Chaplain (Cant.) Charles \. Dittmar kit, will conduct the !services at the ,VII ; Way 'of the
ten vear-old are expected to Cross, 1900. Confessions will
par- Saints'thapel: Chaplain (ilU Brian Mahedy, center, will conduct Catholic services at St, Idwards: after !bkheard
tuipate chapel, and Chaplain lit) John F, ilollingsworth right will direct services at the Hospital chapel!, evening services
There will be added est to the Holy S..turday-Bltssln of f thr'
hunt this year: with the mti..>duc'- Font at 0750: ; Holy ;Masses at OH)! ) ,
Iron of the lucky egg" Painted Confessions: at 140)) t.> Hill+) :and
Giant Carnival To Be
in da/zlmg metallic golds and sil- Charity Staged ian: t,> 2000

l' vers. those special eggs will reward Faster: Sunday-Mi-uses Jt i/)0'' )
the first girl and the trrst and II tiC).

boy 1 to find one, with a complete ..

deluxe. donated cowgirl by Toy and Town cowboy, Inc outfit Aboard Station April 28 and 29 SchoolxBands

chairman of the committee

Lcd"arranging. .A "Bill"the Faster:Elliot party and Mrs are .\ giant Chanty Carnival. designed to establish a central fund Iron t which con tr'ihu- To Perform

V P King. Assisting. them are tions to approved charities ot Jacksonville will be drawn, has Wen planned for April :.M

the Sunday School teachers ofAll and :29 in the hangar area of the Naval Air Station At
CarnivalFour
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Ml children of the The two.day carnival will pro. tiunistrative officer of fAS has jay before the air station vas
station between
flu of vide everything in the way o t en been selected\ to direct the plans commissioned, high school l bands, il'nj
are invited ages to the hunt.two The and older ten. 'tertamment I fun and frolic for I for the giant undei'taking. Known For the past several weeks with the Navalir Station band'
children of the Sunday School the publu It is expected< to be ''to everyone as "Pappy", Fritch | F-ritch has been laying the plans: will provide the musical bn'k-
the event the entered civil ranks at ground during the iant CluntyCat
will assist in serving refr'esh'lIellts : biggest charity in service for the Navy carnival which will
after the hunt. ,I history of Jacksonville. Pensacola in 1922!} and arrived at feature some of the: finest entertainment 'nival being airangeipril!
Theoliie FriUh, civilian ad Jacksonville m ad 14 1440! the ever seen here One: uf :JNjnd! :29! at the NJv'ilIr Stj

I the top attractions! will be an exhibition tnn

Ii'I' I Jax Air News Is Given High RatingThe I (Continued by the on Vavv Page 8)FiUch rained) direr The l'ted.andni I by Edwin High i T school, Cooland.band:

the Duncan U. Fletcher hand ,)f

Jax Air News ha been given a superior recent Savings B">ni: drive t Jacksonville Beach, direct. by
rating as an Armed Forces newspaper by the 1') quote trom the VH'S review 3. c'tr'>n ..t- Owen slmtcr. will givo i 'wo-
,Armed Fortes Press Service, review section, it put. hour conceit in the hangars >n
'has been revealed Jax Air News is :an exceptionally! attractive' I the night of Friday i April :.M
In its critique of the Jax Air News, the Armed paper: due primarily to varied heads and < Iumn The Hubert E. Lee Huh( ,chill
Forces Press Service review section analy/ed widths, a judicious use of line cuts to adorn I a + band, directed by C. O. Hulick
the paper with the view of offering constructivesuggestions sending. heads and 4<} i methods of and Armed Forces rected bv Capt Orville N Snyder
in improvement/ is a News is a superior newsprpetboth
result has termed the Jax Nu News as a top ser in coverage and makeupdoption I if the will play: the t following eve-

vice newspaper. few changes suggested in this critique will fur tungAlany
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The Jjx Air News was mmenicd, for well titer I improve[ your splendid periodical" entertainment features'
written unit columns, a superior local picture U'wever, the cutiqu'o was not without its c are, being lined up for 'ho !amial -
coverage and readable headlines helping to I leninism Faults found with the Jaic An News ..i \big event if thr year fn Naval' l lu
make overall job on local news gxidAlso 1IH'ludl1t'gll'Cl.. 1)f feature copy: grayness in '
\ Station JacksonvilleTho
pointed out was the neat appearance ,>f I "?erne stones giving \light page appearance ;and
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the sports page :aryl the complete coverage ,>f i lickstandll1 feature columns 1'hJax Air' carnival Ins been irrafiijrtjt
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local sports, balanced against :i highly readable Newj has taken the l'ritlciin1nd suggestions raise funds tt ,provile i re
,>p>rts column j offered by the reviewers, and .in goal faith will II| se&'vfund front, which contnlni
(t Specially' singles out was the Jix (Air News attempt t(> carry nut those< suggestions. : ._ ..... tens an l b" drawn tct aid the'
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ff.'Ctiv"vera, : and pictkriil display )( till CC"lItiIlU an Page :Z)
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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 6 April 1950


Report From Washington J j ;1 1Armed

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Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air Forces Strength Now 1,490,31 t ;

Station, Jacksonville, Fla.

NAS, Jacksonville i
Capt Alvin I. Malstrom_ Commanding Officer
'" February Figures Show Of 22,400 )-
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell...._..... _" _' .._...._Executive Officer Drop "

Adm. Alfred" E. Montgomery Fleet Air JacksonvilleRear ..____._____. .Commander Dy Armed Forces Press Service Plans are being made for a 1950 convention. {lr '.-J

Capt. Frank T. Ward...._.._...._..._...._..._..__ Chief of Staff Combined strength of the Armed Forces as r .
Fleet Air Eleven of February 28, 1950, was 1,490,300, a decreaseof The Air Force Surgeon General is spon-

Capt. George C. Montgomery.__.Wing..__.._.._...______.Commander 22,400 from the January total Recruitmentin soring a conference on "Human Factors in
February totaled 36,801, of which 13,100 Aircraft Accidents" to be held at the Penta-
Comdr. Charles Robertson '00 .00... hu" ....___-_._____.Chief Staff Officer were new recruits. Total recruitment for Jan- gon April 7.
Naval Hospital uary was 33,000 and for December 1949, *
Capt. Dwight J. \'Pharton.-' .____Commanding Officer 44,000. t The Air Force is interested in legislation

Capt. Guy E. Stahr....._...____.____-_...._.__Executive Officer which would give all Regular officers full
NARTU The Air Force has selected 221 officers for promotion list credit for all active commis-

Capt. Frederic W. Priestman ..._. Commanding Officer attendance at six senior Service schools for sioned Federal service. This would restore

Comdr. John Barleon_.__..__.._.._______.....Executive Officer the coming term. The schools and number of credit eliminated through implementation of
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration officers to be assigned are: National War Col- the Integration Laws and certain provisions (
building. Phone extension 8181. lege, 31; Armed Forces Industrial College, 40; of the Officer Personnel Act. ,
Air War College, 101; Armed Forces Staff 4
Editor-Andrew H. Planey College, 40; Naval War College, 5; Army War The time limit for application for duty as
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Staff Members-Chester Paschang, SN; Virginia Rogers, College, 4. Air Force ROTC instructors has been extended .
and Shirley Ritoch, SN. from March 15 to April 24, 1950. AF Regulation I.";
The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station. Initial issue of blue uniforms to enlisted Air 35-56, dated 27 December 1949, describes I
with funds
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Jacksonville, Florida I and printed commercially non-appropriated
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35. Rev Force personnel is scheduled to begin on or application procedure.
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station the before next June 1. First issues will be asfollows r r
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit. Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field, and :- 1 cap, coat, and trousers; 1 pair of The Air Force has 37 warrant officer tests
the U. S. Naval Hospital. black dress oxfords; two poplin shirts; two In various stages of development. It hopes to

The JAX AIR NEWS 1 II a member ot the Armed Forces Press Service. Reproduction pairs of socks; two neckties; one belt and complete the planned 62 tests by next August .
of material from these sources must bear a credit line. Republication buckle; cap and collar insignia. These items 1.
of other matter, except by service publications Is prohibited without permission *
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cf Editor SAX AIR NEWS.Editor's will be charged to monetary clothing allow-
ance. Under new assignment procedure for Air
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lif-- }f. men returning from overseas tours ZI assembly -
The new Navy enlisted men's uniform with stations will be eliminated. Overseas
An Easter the zippered trousers and coat-sleeve jumper commanders will report personel for reassign- I
Message will not become mandatory before next July 1. ment to USAF Headquarters three months
r r prior to termination of foreign tour. 21 com-
With the consent of the Navy, Capt Robert manders will report station and unit assign-
( Note: Today's Easter message is brought to Naval Air W. Berry, USN, Liason Oficer with the Sixth ments available to East or West Coast Over
Station personnel by the Very Reverend Patrick E. Nolan, pastor of San Francisco has been
Army, appointed seas Replacement Depots, and orders will be
St. Paul's church of Jacksonville who has generously consented to senior aide-de-camp to Lt. Gen. Albert C. issued for returning personnel immediately on
be this week's guest writer.) Wedemeyer, Sixth Army commander. their arrival at ORD s.

It is the immutable law of God-of Nature, of Life itself '
The 41st Infantry Division Association will Army and Air Force personnel assigned to t
and at
that Joy and triumph are purchased only
Victory hold its annual convention at Portland, Ore., Alaskan stations will be required to complete ,
the cost of sorrow, suffering, and sacrifice. beginning next July 21. a uniform tour of 24 months, effective April

Christ expressed that law in these words, "Amen, Amen I say 1. Alaskan commanders, however, will be t
to you, unless the grain of wheat falling into the ground die, itself For the second successive year, Marines authorized to curtail by six months the toursof
remaineth alone, but if it die it bringeth forth much fruit (John 12- based at Argentia, Newfoundland, have won married personnel whose dependents have
24). In other words the new fruit is obtained only; through the the Naval Operating Base Small-bore Rifle been unable to join them because of inade-
death and destruction and sacrifice of the original grain of wheat. Championship. The Marine sharpshooterstook quate housing.
Notice how that law works in nature. The glory of spring 15 of the 16 final matches against Navy *
Air Force and Coast Guard teams. Top Ordnance officers representing the
emerges from the snows and ice of winter. The splendor of a sunrise
comes forth from the tomb of night. The joy of motherhood is attained Chief of Ordnance, the various supply depots I
A of of the Sec- and all field commands held '
only thru the travail of childbirth.The new organization veterans a three-day con-
ond Marine Division has been formed at ference at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., re. t
greatest artists, soldiers and saints and statesmen attained Washington, D. C., and is seeking members. cently.
__ success and greatness only by going thru the valley of sorrow, failures -

poverty or opposition.So I them and plot their position and

too with nations, our own included. This nation came into WeekendWmcjTalk I altitude and by "seeing" the
being only at the cost of suffering and sorrow and sacrificeand I I
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Valley Forge. Our victory in the recent war was paid for in the sac- friendly planes in the air so direct -
rifice of Bataan, Guadalcanal and Okinawa. them by; radio that they will
be placed in position to attack
Following the pattern of this inscrutable law is the glorious NotesNARTU the enemy.
Resurrection of Christ-three days following his crucifixion and
from We vill attempt to sneak in
death.God through their radar screen to attack
has created you to His Own image and likeness and has the Atlanta base, but as they-
destined you to enjoy an eternity of happiness with Him in Heaven. I are a pretty sharp bunch of
oper-
But first He wants to test your Faith and Love by going thru the -r ators, we expect to get "shot
Good Friday of Life on this earth, with it's share of suffering, sor- down." On the same day eight of C

rows and temptations and death itself. I VMF -The Marine Fighting rons in event of mobilization. I the Atlanta planes will! come here
May your Faith and Love of God strengthen and sustain you as Squadron of today is now an Softball rears its head and to fire our gunnery range.
I, you journey through this life. If you remain faithful to Him, thenas I amazing contrast to the bewildered M/Sgt. Herring is calling for M/Sgt. Robert L. Kapplemannwasn't
surely as night is followed by day, so too will your Good Friday little outfit we saw upon joining players. Haven't heard yet who satisfied when he recentlygot
bo followed by the joys of an Eternal Easter Morning. I soon after its organization. Its the opponents will be, but you himself promoted to the highest -

'" -- +,.. now well organized and efficient can be sure we will have fun enlisted rank available so he

New Radar Bombsight I Plans For 4th A-Bomb with highly trained personnel playing.Up proceeded to break all records
to instruct and conduct its from the ranks of beginnerand when he, with the necessary assistance -
Washington (AFPS-Two new Plant Now UnderwayOak missions. uninformed, three of our of his wife, Elizabeth ..
bombsights, employing radar and Ridge, Tenn. (AFPS-The Flight training is the para- braves now sport the title of Pri- presented Michel Arno K. to the
I found effective at high altitudesat Atomic Energy Commission recently mount aim, but the mechanics, vate First Class. They now know world. Ten pounds, 6 ounces is
night, have been developed by announced plans for con- radio men, metalsmiths, ordnancemen their left from the right and can quite a hunk of little man .
the Air Force since World War struction of a fourth atomic pro- and all the other ground personnel "hup, tu, three, fo, rip-march, T/Sgt. Bert E. Cutcliffe and wife
IL it was announced recently. duction unit here. I. must also be mighty sharpto halt, fall on your face" with the Rochel, are mighty proud of their
The first type, which was in- The plant, to be known as K-31, keep the old bird from falling best of them. Once a man makes Stephen Patrick even though his
stalled on Strategic Air Com- will be a gaseous diffusion unit to pieces in the middle of a gunnery PFC and has graduated from our 7% pounds didn't reach Mike's.

mand combat planes, is being re- for production of uranium235.Two run. We are now a big time "boot camp," politely called Basic Sgt. Charles A. Curl is now
placed gradually by the second such plants already exist, outfit capable of carrying out any Training, he is qualified to Post Commander of Gator Post
type, an improvement over the and work is in progress on a war mission and able to supply call himself a good Marine. The 5973 VFW. All vets are invited to
first third. the heart of several new squad- valiants are Davey B. Moyers, visit post home at 822 W Bay at

... William II. Bolin and Emory T. any time. A regular service office )
Cain. Keep going, lads, it is a is maintained to assist you with
long way up, but each step is interesting ;your problems. Your membershipis
: TJI and exciting. invited if you are an overseas
fltF'J ; Ti : ,; 1 More and more dope comes in veteran.

1 t' t on the El Toro, California trip. There are still a few men who
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We are limited as to the numberof have not had two weeks active I I,
;: personnel we can take ,so only duty: during FY 1950 (includes s '
the most faithful and best quali- part of 1949). If you are one, you
fied will make it. We hope to see must apply soon in order to get #

ul you there. I this tour of duty in. This countson
''JI. .. < The subject of education is be- ,i promotion, is excellent train-
,, coming so important now that an ing, and is also cash in hand. >

< officer and assistant will devote a Looking, around the Squadron,
*"' t large part of their time to promo- we found that there are quite a
N_... 1J ;.. tion and supervision. Capt. HenryR. few of the members in businessfor
f'1' Graves will be in charge with themselves or have a control-
Lt. Jean W. Owen as assistant. ing/ interest in the business. Theyare
i They will help you with applyingfor always happy to assist you
\ ; one or several of the many with your needs, and the ones we
I ..f correspondents courses which are talked to say they will give their
available to members of this buddies an important reduction in


< h1' ;;,1 squadron. costs where possible. Our Top
: These courses which are free Sgt. Ware is kingpin in his family's -
''if ,. with all material suppliedcover
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subjects from grammar sales business.Lt. .
t : : school to college, with many high- Claude W. Daley has been
\ ;, >: ly technical courses available to I ,
: those qualified. A wide variety of stumping the South for Glidden t
Paints, but now he has settled J
subjects covered each
military are down as boss man of the Jack- .
of which when successfully com-
A:,::1. retirement points sonville Main store in Bay Street
pleted carry
Warrant Officer Donald
Quagli-
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and points of promotion.The
otti has taken the watch
over re-
meeting of the Squadron -
May i :.* concession for the
r w4. ..t' w .aaV will send eight o. our pilots pa Ship's
,, "'-,<, and to Atlanta to attack Service Department on the sta
*. planes I tion. We know he is
good if
_.. _..__ .._.n.n' the Ground Controlled Intercept so
LEAGUE CAMP-These two sailors posing with Washington Senators players made Squadron based there. A GCI your ticker doesn't click with a
VISIT BIG flick he'll make it fix. JJ
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Orlando sponsored by the Red Shield Servicemen Club, to Squadron, to put a complex mis-
their recent trip to ,
.. a real the day Senators out.pf, and Detroit Tigers In an exhibition game. Left to right are Ray Scarborough, sion simply, is charged with han- Corp. Clayton L. Babb Is an expert 'III
see K. Alexis SubGrp-3 dling radar equipment in such a on interior decorating rand I
J. J Sautar, SubGrp-3 Green Cove; Eddie Stewart, outfielder; W. ,
pitcher '
; catcher and Eddie Robinson, first baseman. Another trip Is on tap to Or- way that it can "see" an oncom- he and his' crew can slap paint
Al Evans ,
i Green. Cove; ,
raid of aircraft spot all over the outside, too.
details. ing
lando Sunday with the Senators meeting Philadelphia. A'.. See Recreation Ashore for enemy




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The first group of NARTU blood donors are shown being interviewed by a The group of donors who pioneered the blood bank account of NARTU watch-
"I receptionist at the Jacksonville Blood Bank before beginning their treatment.their commanding officer, Captain Frederic W. Priestman get his blood pressure I
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I You can't keep the "Weekend Warriors" of NARTU

Jax down. Men of the local training unit have now "opened
an account" at the Jacksonville Blood Bank.

Frequently called upon to furnish blood for emergency transfusions -
J to relatives of the "Weekend Warriors", or to worthy char-
ity cases, the NARTU station keepers decided to form a ready supplyof
blood to be made available for immediate use in time of need.
This supply will be augmented at regular intervals by volun-
teer donors of NARTU, who arc shown, along with their commanding
officer Capt. Frederic W. Priestman, donating their blood, in the

j t surrounding photos.As .
each Organized Reserve squadron comes out for regular
weekend drill, they will be made aware of the NARTU donationand
invited to contribute to supply their own dependents with ready

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It the 185 officers and nearly 700 enlisted "Weekend Warriors" avail- I THREE-BLOOD DONORS are shown being attended at the same time in the efficient "oper.dInr I

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ONE OF TilE NARTU charges, Chief Keethee Harrell, undergoes LABORATORY TECHNICIAN Goldye Ween explains an important step In the typing of blooJ
the treatment of "blood letting" at the Blood Bank. I to crew.Captain Priestman and Alton Dodd, AD2, following: the mass donation of blood by the NARTU ,I

able to call on, the combined NARTU and "Weekend Warriors" ac-
count will become the largest at the blood bank. r- Peter Rabbit party, egg dyeing
Put Through The Process candy making, decorating party.
Mrs. Dorothy Smith, a former Navy nurse who is supervisorof We have the material. We need
the Jacksonville Blood Bank, reported that 87 organizations now SUPPLY ideas.
) maintain accounts at the Bank.In FRIDAY, APRIL 7

pioneering their account last week, men of NARTU were escorted Let's all go. 1930Miniaturegolf
through the clean and efficiently operated building that 1 again. 18 holes, 25 cents,
houses the city sponsored, non-profit organization. After being interviewed transportation leaves the club. In
each man had his temperature and blood pressure taken ODDS & ENDS-The Florida the club Music appreciation,
before undergoing a blood test. Following the blood letting process, Gun and Tackle Club will be the classical and semi-classical.
I .\ each donor was allowed to rest, then was served refreshments. scene of the S-3 Division (Supply VISIT THE RED SHIELD SATURDAY, APRIL 8
C \I\ Blood taken from donors is held refrigerated for fifteen days & Fiscal enlisted personnel) buffet CLUB OVER BEACH & AIRBASE I Open House-Ping pong, shuffleboard "
acording to type. After that period it is no longer adaptable for I dinner and dance, the nightof BUS STATION checkers and chess;
11 ntraight transfusions and is then made into plasma. Each donor re- April 21st. Leona Hamilton, OPEN 0930-2330 DAILY 2000 to 2230-Spring formal, mu- '
ceives a card from the bank, denoting blood type and RII classi- DKIC, is chairman of the able THURSDAY, APRIL 6 sic by Raymond Gage, Jr. and his
fication. committee which is making plans band.SUNDAY
NARTU men who participated in the mass donation which open- for the festivities, and other 1930-Bowling, transportation APRIL 9
ed the unit's blood-giving program in addition to Captain Priestman, members of her committee are from the club. In_the club I All day bus trip to Orlando,
-- -- -- --- -- --- -
were: Lt (jg) Frank Coghlan, NARTU PIO; Chief Keefee B. Har- Don Albee, AKC, Andrew Wat- ning--to absorb- a little excess Washington Senators vs. Phila-
i-ell; Leonard A. Wood. YNC; James L. Campbell, ADI; Ralph Robin. son, AK2c Dale Buchman, AK. delphia Athletics. Restaurant din-
non, ADI; Herbert H. Lewis, ATl; Herbert O. Brown, ADI; Alton AN, and dill Stroh, AN. The leave by trekking to the Big ner. Complete cost $3.00. Sign up
Dodd, AD2; Alnert F. Mew, AD2; George A. Messer, AE2; Howard Station Band is scheduled to fur- I Town this month. in office. In the club-1000, ham
'1'. Trammell, AD2, and Elbert II. McCall, SN. nish the music and the affair I Frank Reiter, Supply's most and eggs. 1045-Church party,
promises to bo one of the most I eligible bachelor, will have to re- 1700, Easter music. 1800, Spring
s enjoyable the division has ever. linquish that title on May 13th, Supper. 1930 Community Sing,
when he and Joyce Cowart planto TV and games.
Jax Air News BreezesThe had.Chief exchange nuptial vows. Joyce, MONDAY, APRIL 10
I Pay Clerk Abel, who was Roller skating at Skateland,
of remember is that
with us i.i Material Branch for a. as many: you ,
new maid had been instructed partners. Transportation from the
(Continued from Page 1) cute trick who was one of the
short while, retired from the
;. to bring her mistress a in Contest club. Bunco and Bingo. Prizes and
winners
Navy last week after 30 years of Supply's Beauty -
glass of water morning.She .
partners.TUESDAY
The Armed Forces Press Service every
service. The occasion was com- I a couple of summers ago.
delivered the drink the first APRIL 11
1 review section analyzes service morning carrying the glass in her memorated by a party made up Norma and Ralph Hendricksare 1900-2000-Make a recording;
r newspapers with the view of hand. The mistress exploded, of many of his well-wishers in running out to Glenlea Park talk a letter home. 2000-square
offering constructive suggestionsin "Don't ever do that again. After the Material Branch. Lt. (jg) everyday to check on the buildingof dancing partners, real music and
methods of improving the this put it on a tray." The next Tony Grego, present CommissaryStore their new home which is being real caller, TV and informal dan-
pres- morning the maid appeared witha Officer and one of the best erected there. Virgil Price
entation of news, layout, and/or worried look on her face, and golfers the Station has had, is (Storage) is recuperating froman cing.WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12
content. asked: "Excuse me, ma'm, but doI currently awaiting orders trans appendectomy. Delma More- Cook out. Hayride Beach Par-
In an effort to aid all service give you a spoon with this or ferring him to another port of house (Traffic) is another Sup- ty.: Games and stunts. All you can
newspapers in their tasks, the do you just lap it up?" call.Lt. ply-er who has been hospitalizedfor eat, $1.00. Sign up in office.
Armed Forces Press Service provides Betty West is taking a short the last few days. .-xNurscryClo-
J weekly clip sheets and mats "Aren't you ashamed to have leave to visit New York, where Sidelights Salute: To our Mes-
of all-service\ news, plus ,national :your wife support you by taking she plans to take in Kiss Me senger Unit, headed by F. L. Easterly Sunday
.l and international notes pf j jntercsLAFPS ,,in washing? Kate, the new hit, The Cocktail and including Bill Anderson The Navy, Wivc Nursery.
has proven of; Inc hm-I| "Yes, I am. But what am I .Party, and (lucky Betty) the and Eddie Smith, who per- will be closed all day Easter Sunday
ab (aaluG/ to service newspaper I gonna ..t07 She's too ignorant to Fabulous South Pacific .. .Bobbie formed so cheerfully and. well. it has been announced.. The
editors. do anything better." Dixon, (Disbursing) is also plan- the tasks appointed them. Nursery reopens Monday at D73V(



Page Four JAX AIR NEWS 6 April 1950 '"'



I Philadelphia Players, Coaches Lend Helping Hand At Baseball hool I l


-
f 1 1

ax \ Give Freely I,


Of Their Time r..
,

i'I To HopefulsAll

t ,rA-Y ar >
the basic fundamentalsof

baseball, plus plenty of ad-
t.r. vanced instruction, was handed -

to hundreds of members of

the Jax-Navy Boys' Baseball

Training Camp at last Satur-

day's session by men who .,l. .....,
should know,- four representatives ;. I
of the American League : '

Philadelphia Athletics. JOn

hand to pass on to the I ..
"
youngsters the benefit of 1

their knowledge gained in the t'

I big time were Gordon "Mick- ,

ey" Cochrane, former: major :
I. I league great and now coach I
'for the A's; Big Chief Bender !

: one-time pitching great,
and now scout for Connie

Mack ; Eddie Joost, star shortstop -

and Joe Coleman, ace 'I.
.,'
right-hand twirler. \

ro. ,t A \ Just as the visiting major lea
Ki; s t a gue performers before them had
done, the four A's members did
very little speech making to concentrate -
2. I in actual demonstration
\ Teach Lads and illustration of the many finer
Last Saturday was another points o' baseball. j .
big day for ladsat \ Top-Notch Instructions j''
1"\the Jax-Navy baseball \ I t Cochrane, former playing man-
\ school as four visiting ager for the Detroit Tigers, and
: Philadelphia A's were whose name now is beside other
,. on hand to help with the greats in Baseball's Hall of
F instructions. Shortstop Eddie Fame moved right in with the I .
lads in his and /It
w. catching batting
r Joost gives the lads a few
.... instructions. Back in baseball after
pointers, top left, after a brief .' a few years absence, Coch ,,
pause from demonstrating. In rane still showed that "pep" and I II
top right photo Joost demon K '< "fire", which he became famousfor I
strates the bunt, as former PFyCivY I while piloting the Tigers, in I
major league great and now )-< drilling the lads.
coach for the A's Mickey Cochrane, takes his place behind the plate. .'<'\, i Chief Bender, the first full-
Ace pitcher Joe Coleman, bottom left, hurls. a few under the watchful ;iJi'! ,. blooded Indian to make the big
I rye of Big Chief Bender, former hurling great and now a scout for I leagues has an illustrious e-
Connie Mack. Hugh Mick, one of the pitching hopefuls, gets first hand ball record that dates back 47 .
teaching. from Joe Coleman, bottom right. year Now scouting the bushes .
-- ------
---- -- ----- --- --- -
- for talent for the A's, Bender
Arrange Facilities To recalled coming to Jacksonvilleto
All-Slur Comes Salurdoy To Close i train with the A's in 1903. He
Send Easter Greetings ''is rated as one of the all-time
pitching greats. His scrutiny of
Traditional Easter
greetingscan mound hopefuls at the local
be sent by wire at the I was sharp and his words of
2nd Annual Baseball School branch office of the Western i camp advice were well received.
,
Union, located in the Navy I
Exchange retail store. Flowers The two ace performers of 'j
With four full sessions of fundamentals behind them: some 60 young diamond hopefuls car also be wired from here. Connie Mack's pennant contend-

chosen from a field of 500 applicants, will participate in two all-star frays at Mason Delicious candies, appropriately and ing A's pitcher, shortstop Joe Coleman Eddie made Joost

Field Saturday morning in the wind-up of the Jax-Navy Boys' Baseball Training Camp. able for decorated the Easter, are also season avail- i the rounds of the various groups "-

The first game gets under way at 05)00. -x- 'I of special instruction classes) to "
_. -- give the youths an earful' of
For four weeks now lads in this --- - --- -- --
urea from 12 years of age on up will pit two teams of youngsters 1 I pointers. While demonstratingand ..
through school age have been I| in the 12.14 age group will startat Research Crew Conducts I illustrating their respective'
undergoing close supervision by'' 0900. It will be an abbreviated t playing-field chores, Joost and
a huge staff of instructors in the affair, possibly S or 6 innings.The I II Coleman were swamped with a
lessons of the fundamentals of I I second fray starts: at about Performance Test Here : session-full of questions, whichthe
baseball. 1000 and brings together two two aces; obligingly answered.!!
The 60 boys, including 36 team teams of players in the 15 and I Almost a thousand enlisted men of the Naval Air Station Sent By Connie Mark
players and 24 reserves, represent above year age group. I Jacksonville will serve as "guinea pigs" for post.traininsrperformanre With their appearance'here at
the cream of the crop from the I Prizes and awards will be made tests to be conducted by a scientific research organization i the camp made possible throughthe
huge turnout that has been make efforts and cooperation of
following the second contest. in the I
next six months.
Connie Mack and his coach
"
ing weekly visits to the camp ; Each graduate from the school son
held here at NAS. 1 I will receive a sleeve-stitched insignia I,! The purpose of the tests will be I 'The final evaluation-of the examinations .I Earl Mack, the four A's arrived i'r
here from their
to establish criteria
which spring training
to'
by
Now in its second the local and to one of the '
a in .
year I pass given will no way' )
judge the effectiveness of theNavy's camp at West Palm Beach Fla.
project sponsored jointly by Jacksonville Tars home games. affect the personnel participatingeither I
the city of Jacksonville and the The top 12 players, three from personnel selection tests in holding present rates or The appearance here last Sat-
and the received in
I training servo i I urday of the Athletics markedthe
Naval Air Station has: won wide each all-star team, will be given ice schools.The for future promotions.Final .
fourth week in
: a of former
row -
of the finest
recognition as one special prizes. In addition a sea- 1 report of'the work will ,
undertakings of its kind in the son to all Jacksonville Tars project is under the be sent to the Office of Naval major league performers and
country. pass tion of Dr. John V, Waits, direc-I present day stars. Billy Terry,
home games will be given to Research who contracted for thi
of the Washington bureau former big league player and
Prizes To Be Awarded '
members of the two winning all- ( experiment in the interests of the.
civilian non profit Institute for I' manager was guest at the first
The first allstar game, which star teams. Several other surprise Bureau of Personnel Deputy I .-
Research in Human Relations. session, while Hans Lobert and
also in the offing. l Chief of for Air and ,
prizes are Operations i
Work sample performance measurements Tony Ravish of the New York t\
the Chief of Naval Technical'Trllining
Theatre During the past four weeks the and experimental pre Giants came here for the second.At .
youngsters from the Jacksonvillearea diction tests will be administered Command, I the third session coach ClydeSukeforth
have been briefed in the fun to all aviation machinist mates I II ii In the Office of Naval Researchthe I scout Andy High and Jr.
GuideSTUDENT damentals of the game in a program I attached to the station. compiled tests will be studied pitcher Rex Barney ol the Brooklyn
that included the appearance -i Reports Go To Washington and if warranted discrepancies Dodgers were' guest instructors -
of outstanding major league existing aptitude tests and I I
OFFICER'S ball players,, scouts and coaches Although only the men of the'' requirements for entrance to aviation -x-
AUDITORIUM from the New York Giants, AD rate will be tested at this'' machinist mates school will ;
MOVIES: WEEKDAYS, 1830-2000 Brooklyn Dodgers and Philadelphia time, if satisfactory results are be coi reeled. the job tests, under the supervision
WEEKENDS: 1430-2000 Athletics training camps at I'obtained' the procedure might be To Form Pattern. of four specially' chosen chief
Sanford Vero Beach and West applied to other ratings in the I' During the examination) period petty officers who will observe
Mini Auditorium Palm Beach respectively. Navy at some future<<: time. subjects will be given 'actual on'' and report the manner in which
Movies: Weekdays,-1730-2000 --- y __M'_ the mechs do their jobs. .

Weekends-1430-2000.: Combination of these reports
THURSDAY, APRIL 6 with the results of scientific experimental ,
"Bells of Coronado", with Roy prediction tests given ( j
RogtTF and Dale Evans. by Dr. Waits and five trained per- .
I t w sR sonnelmen from Naval Training ",
FRIDAY, APRIL 7 Center, San Diego, California, .
"The Outrider, starring Joel will form the pattern of posttraining -
McCrea. performances of the avi,1. t
SATURDAY, APRIL S ,ation machinist motes :i I
On the basis of the over-all i
"Riding! Higb", featuring Bing
; I
and Arlene Dahl. performance of the "mech-s" attached I
Crosby
t Naval Air Station
SUNDAY, APRIL 9 Jack-
sonvillc, the Navy hopes to be
"Thr Big Lift". with Montgomery able to "fit the right man in the
Clift. N right job at the right time."
MONDAY, APRIL 10 I -xI ,
"Tyrant of the fW\ starring/: I '*L wa6. ; ( buy a bottle ofwhisfcpjl. '
Ron Randall I-' ; j +." ,IJ.i ", Z
TUES-WED, APRIL )).1% I RESEARCH BODY Head of the Scientific research party here to conduct performance .Can t 6i< it. We sell )liquor I
"Woman 't,f Distinction. featuring tents, Dr. John V< Wails, pause between tests with personnel mm who will assist him in letting I only for medicinal purposes'
Rosalind Russell and Ray I NAS me-nj Specially chosen for the Job are, It-ft'to' right, Jamey J. P, |uin. FN3; Carson T. 1J..ltv. : "That's what I want ,.t for,
Millar I *! I PN3 I),. Wait; Bernard S..vr nrhy< PNI;, Hubert J. Tenner, PNt and Norman L. Bf"wn, PNJ. This town gives mt t pain."



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6 April 1950 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five


Da"fi' Three Men With Grand Total

,
'" +g ate Manorv a+y+: ,{ Kt l

.',., 4 s qi 4 Yt Of 90 Years Service RetireThree I


ty eo members of Uncle Sam's Navy at Naval Air Station

\, ; ,. Jacksonville, with a total of 90 years service, bade farewell]} Just
week to the service they have served so long.Retiring .
_
_____ __ __ __ _
'. from the Navy were u _____.
L\ 64Rye Lt. Augustus T. Elison inspecting 'lau Island Leyte, Lfngayen Gulf
C r4 officer of the Miami area for Com.I and Iwo Jima.

: Nab-6; Chief Pay Clerk Sdward I Likes Florida
z. ? I 1B. Abel, of the Supply Department After the war Abel came bade
s ( ty
\ and Patrick O. O'Brien, ,I to Jacksonville as assistant to the
.. } ''HMC, attached to'the Naval Hos- I commissary officer, then was
72'4I'c pital.! transferred to Glynco Ga., before
j .... I Leaving nautical life after a :, going to San Juan, Puerto Rico.

\ 3 9 I full 30 years Lt Augustus Elison' i until He served December aboard the USS Wright
1949 when he
who is
inspection officer and representative I
Ii. ) \ of Commander Naval came back to Jax as assistant to

., _.' v ..., ,.., .. -'''- -_ I I Air Bases, Sixth Naval District, I i department.the materiel officer in the Supply
in the' Miami area, received his
.
) Abel now that he is retired, is
. retirement orders from Comdr i
' LEAVE TilE NAVY- Completin 4 h;:Ygn + D gn rf'tAC y Q4"Q: ' Sc it; 16iz going home to Brunswick Ga.
Fred Gage Chief Staff Officer of to
| ,
; 30 years of service each, j make his home.Completing .
three NAS men left the Navy ComNab-6 last Friday.
last week amid ceremonies.' Would Do It Over I 30 years, 3 months
I .. Friends at the Naval Hospital Entering the Navy in March: and 24 days service with the
gather to honor and present a z; 1920 at Philadelphia, Elison has Navy Patrick Owen O'Brien,
going away gift to Patrick served on both the east and west 1IMC, said goodbye to his Naval
Owen O'Brien, center, top right coasts. He received his commission I Hospital friends last week.

photo. Lt. Augustus T. Elison of \. : >. as Machinist, Warrant Officer O'Brien entered the service in
ComNab-6, right lower photo.Is J in May 1943.Emphasizing August 1919. He came to Jax in
presented retrement! orders + C that he has had a December 1947,,serving since then}
by Comdr. Fred Gage, most enjoyable and interesting at.the hospital in the pharmacystaff
chief Staff Officer of Com 'Navy career, Elison stated that personnel and record office.
Nab6. Chief Pay Clerk Edward 'he "wouldn't have any regrets" He hasn't voiced any plans for
B. Abel of Supply depart if he had it to do all over again. the future, but O'Brien apparent
ment, top, who' has seen two .JHe is going home to his family ly must agree with' Florida, and
I. wars while in the Navy was in Miami to take things easy fora vice versa, as he recently purchased
presented his orders by Comdr. : v while. Elison's career may have :j I a home in Lake Shore.
\ Porter F. Bedell, NAS executive .' ended but it still lives on in his -x----

officer son, Augustus T. Elison, Jr., AD1, ,
who is with FASRon 109 here.at i I i Lcdr. Sweet
-I I"t
NAS.
cp Well known to many people in
4 a s .r, the Jacksonville\ area is Chief Pay Leaves BaseWhen
I I Clerk Edward B. Abel 1 of thei

NOTESThe a w "'. ,Y'' i Supply Department who left the Lcdr. Neison E. Sweet,
23. I Navy last week For three years personnel and administration officer
he welcomed young men into the of Overhaul and Repair left
) Navy at the Recruiting office inlax. ', NAS last Friday for his new assignment
Chiefs' Softball team has 'I I he left Comdr Fred H,
been holding practice sessions Started At 15 Gage, chief staff officer of Com1' -
\ every afternoon in preparation ua' I Beginning his colorful career at> Nab-6 as the only officer presents -
for the coming intra-mural sea xe L the 'age of only 15, Abel used his;j'' assigned to NAS who was here
son. Coach Red Lucas has put the : $ ; i brother's, name for 11 years before when the station was commission-
call out for more material, especially having his records changed., I led back in 1940.

a pitcher. Any CPO's interested -. -- - I During World War 1, Abel was i Commander Sweet, who reports
I can contact Chief Stack j just a "kid" aboard the USS New 1 to the Commander Air Forces
,
I lit extension 369. New Mobile Canteen Put {In Use Orleans in Vladivostok, Siberia, Atlantic Fleet for his new assignment -
Another big Bingo party is on During the period between the; began his first tour of duty
tap Friday night. Cash prizes, I two wars Abel served on many ''at NAS as a CPO in November
special gift prizes and a big jackpot At Hangar Areas 123 And 124There ships, making cruises to practic, I 1940, reporting to Squadron VM112. .
will be awarded. I ally every corner of the globe,,,, Commander Gage arrived
Dancing is held every Saturday' are very few "brown baggers" left in the area around and saw shore duty at several in.stallations. here about the same time from
evening at the club from 2100 to Hangars 123 and 124 since the "mobile canteen," a new feature of I Commissioned a s t NAS Pensacola to become yardi
0100\ to the music of Milo Jones the..Civilian. Cafeteria! made_ its appearance last week. I Chief Warrant Officer in i I officer.
and his orchestra The mobile unit, neat and atTractive 1943, he saw action at Pearl Harbor Leaving Jax in December of
With still raving about with its inside! full of I ;; freezing compartment t- fokcream Manorial! Islands, Guam, 1944 Commander Sweet went to
the fine everyone time they had at lastweek's food leaves the cafeteria at 1100 popsicles and milk. Sandwiches PaB MauL in the Hawaiian Islands fora
for Hangar 123. At 1130 it moves and tour of duty. He came back in
shipwreck dance, the entertainment pastries, freshly made
to 124 where it 1947'to start his second
Hangar
'over stays |January
committee has sched- i at the civilian cafeteria, neatly NAS SelectedFor
until 1200. I tour of duty at NAS Jacksonville.
tiled "farmer's Saturday
a party" for ,
wrapped in cellophane, are also his second arrival in
Upon
April 22, with square dancing > The mobile canteen, a converted ,
t, called by a genuine country- 25-passenger bus, was built to available Too, there's hot coffee Film SiteNaval 1947 the departed O & R officerwas

caller. Uniform will be overfills accommodate civilian workers packaged goods such as potato assigned as vocational train
who have limited time for I Air Station Jackson ing officer, later became civilian
for men and gingham and noon chips and crackers, salads, fruit
calico for the ladies. meals, saving them the long hiketo ville has been selected by the personnel officer and then assumed -
r.. Due to the station carnival Ap- the cafeteria where they haveto and fruit juice A cigarette machine Department of the Navy as the duties as personnel and admin-
is also carried. locale for training film istration officer
a new
"eat on the double. Food is i
ril 28 and 29, the club will be I
entitled "An Object in FireProtection" -x-
now obtained from the mobile
closed on those two days. The II Can Serve 500
bingo party slated for that week I I I unit at the same prices that prevail | it was learned Band Member Wins
here this week.A .
will be held on Thursday, April at the civilian cafeteria. 1 The fine feature of the whole
27 at 2000. Patrons can get almost anything I unit is its self-service, modern director technical, head advisor cameramanand will ar Academy Band Job
''in the line of food from the neededto
-*- canteen style. Only two men are
e B on wheels. A portable electric operate the unit. The mobile rive at the station April 10. Stick to your job and you'llget
Assisted five enlisted ,
,: cord: unit makes it possible canteen can take care of the needs by men somewhere!-After poundingthe
VP-3 Aloft Many 'to keep the electric oven going, of 500 people. the crew will start work immediately base fiddle for the station
to set equipmentand
''I up band since September of last
thus such food chili'
keeping as The new mobile unit is far better background and
and hot dogs warm There is also l than anything had gathering year, Basil Kapchonick, MUSA,
ex-
Hours In March I i anyone production material. has just received orders to report -
i, pected. The idea came about froma Production of the training
to the U. S. Naval Academy
J One of the hardest working Lt. Moore' Gains request of members of O & R'' film is expected to take about Band at Annapolis, Md. -
squadrons: in the Atlantic Fleet 'Shop Committee No. 3 at Hangar 21 days. The film has been approved In the Navy since October 1948,
"). is Patrol Squadron Three of 1123 for some type of service for by the Navy Film Pro Kapchonick was selected for the
Fleet Air Wing Eleven as evidenced their personnel: j| duction Board of Review which Navy school of Music at Washing.
by it's efforts in main- Gold Oak Leaves Use of the bus as a mobile canteen appointed the technical advisorto ton D. C. where he studied for
taining a high availability of idea conceived the Bureau of
I was an by represent eight: months. It was as a resultof
aircraft and a highly success- i Edward Mallicoat, at the time Yards and Docks. The director the fine recommendation given
full in-flight performance of Although a )lieutenant commander temporary manager of the cafeteria was appointed by the Naval him by the music instructor at
duty in recent Caribbean ma- "on the books" for almost and Lamar Griffin, assistant Photographic Center.A the school that the local lad is
neuvers. five years, Lt Howard N. Moore manager. Griffin and Winifred second training film devoted now a member of the Academy
,- Last! month VP-3 flew 1000.5 NAS legal officer, was finally Parkeronverted the small bus to jet aircraft is scheduled band.
total hours which resulted in given his gold oak leaves as lieutenant to be made at the Naval
.' into a canteen, and the job they Kapchonick who hails from
111.2 hours for each of the nine commander last week. have done has met with a warm Air Station about the same West Paterson, N..7., can also
F2V'. Pilots assigned to the Although Lt. Moore now lieutenant welcome by the "brown baggers" time, it was announced. make music with the tuba and
'r- tactical organization compiled ,, : commander Moore received in the hangar areas. H B harmonica
J, t an average of 102 hours each his commission at his present ..
during the month of March. rank in July 1945, he was
One of the squadron planes 'placed on a lineal list set up by ..

flew as many as 140 hours, special legislation. for purposes of x a
three pilots accumulated over 'advancement and promotion for t t
120 hours and some crewmen ''certain special duty officers including -
were in the air for 126 hours lawyers, for a maximumof c\<,
before the month ended. three years (constructive-- i
The attainment of such an vice and for professional college
unusually)) high number of 'training.

hours flown in the short period Sworn in last Friday Lcdr. < t 1
of 30 days, was aided im- Moore has been giving advice and

... measureably by participation ,assistance to Navy personnel at'
in the "Portrex and "Caribex" NAS since April 1948. A graduate ,
maneuvers. of the Law School of the University -
March ended a month of of Arkansas, Lcdr, Moore is
operational firing and April began 1 18 member of the Arkansas Bar'II
as a month of training for !I Association I Ij
the squadron. Barring any futur j The Arkansan served in the
exercises, VP-3 expects!' office of the Judge Advocate General '
to continue with its normal in Washington! before coming -
training operations."I to NAS Jax. I II
I .-x_
-
hi *o marry you to find out{ "Hc>w much does a 12 pound I
how stupid you were." h-Jl> weigh ?"
"You I should have known that I "Don't know, Idr." I
when- 1 I asked- you" "WtlJ, thenv. what times does the
(' o'clock J train l lave?"
,' Tt'II'lt: They all me "mu "At ten: -
HC-B" ,' I'm in tvtrjbcxJy't 1) "Then what i I.. the weight < ?found nhJ?" ton the first lime, last week .t the areas ,around Hangars J2S and! J24., Thest early birds.wrrt
Arms) 1''n l'OUJd&" quick I* take advantage c-1 the wlf-wivire ,.i iU '


.

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Page Four JAX AIR NEWS 6 April 1950 .

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I Philadelphia Players, Coaches Lend Helping Hand At Baseball School i iI :




F Give Freely I ,


Of Their Time t..i


..'C.> ,' yY,.ZQ,\ ( < Y N akSaYR> rCODZ3kk \ '< To Hopefuls -


All the basic fundamentals _

of baseball, plus plenty of ad-

vanced instruction, was handed -
to hundreds of members of

the Jax-Navy Boys' Baseball

Training Camp at last Satur-

day's session by men who ,I.
should know,- four representatives ...
of the American Lea- I

a'c gue Philadelphia Athletics.On .

hand to pass on to the
youngsters the benefit of 1 I II

; s their knowledge gained in the
1RE I big time were Gordon "Mick- ;

I ey" Cochrane, former major ''t

E league great and now coach ;
for the A's; Big Chief Bender -

one-time pitching great" '
I and now scout for Connie

Mack ; Eddie Joost, star shortstop -

> and Joe Coleman ace .
"Qa"S right-hand twirler .,

Just as the visiting major lea- i
a gue performers before them had I
done, the four A's members did
I little speech making to concentrate -
a y' xa .w 'alp aE very
Y in actual demonstration
A's Teach Lads and illustration of the many finer
Last Saturday was another points o' baseball.
big day for lads F Top-Notch Instructions A
I at the Jax-Navy baseball \ Cochrane, former playing man-
school as four visiting > ager for the Detroit Tigers, and
Philadelphia A's were whose name now is beside other
.: on hand to help with the greats in Baseball's Hall of
E d a instructions. Shortstop Eddie tf Y Fame, moved right in with the
I lads his r
in catching and batting
Joost gives the lads a few-
+
_ .. instructions. Back in baseball after
It c4E pointers, top left, after a brief p Z %*4' wd r Ja :M F. .rq I a few years absence, Cothrwne .
E s pause from demonstrating. In still showed that "pep" and
top right photo Joost demon- a r S "fire", which he became famous
strates the bunt, as former > r > for while piloting the Tigers, in I
major. league- neat and now drilling the lads.

roach for the A's Mickey Cochrane, takes his place behind the plate. I Chief Bender, the first full-
Ace pitcher Joe Coleman, bottom left, hurls a few under the watchfuleye blooded Indian to make the big I II
I of Big Chief Bender, former hurling great and now a scout for I leagues has an illustrious baseball
Connie Mack. Hugh Mick, one of the pitching hopefuls, gets first hand record that dates back 47

teaching from Joe Coleman, bottom. right. ... years. Now scouting the bushes *
-- ---
p' - for talent
for the A's, Benderrecalled

All-Star Camels Suturduy to Close Send Arrange Easter Facilities Greetings To I I is to rated train with as coming one the of to A's the Jacksonville in 1903 all-time: He

pitching greats. His scrutiny of
Traditional Easter
greetings mound hopefuls at the local
I can be sent by wire at the : camp was sharp and his words of
2nd Annual Baseball SchoolWith branch office of the Western I advice were well received.
I Union, located in the Navy i'
Exchange retail store. Flowerscaji The two ace performers ot j
four full sessions, of fundamentals behind them some 60 young diamond hope- also be wired from here. Connie Mack's pennant contend-
fuls chosen from field of 500 will all-star Delicious candies, appropriately ing A's shortstop Eddie Joost
a applicants, participate in two frays at Mason decorated, also available and pitcher Joe Coleman made
Field Saturday morning in the wind-up of the Jax-Navy Boys' Baseball Training Camp. for the Easter are season.x i' the rounds of the various groups

The first game gets .under way at 0900.F |lof special instruction classes to J.
.
For four weeks now lads in this -- --- --- ---- give the youths an earful of
area from 12 years of age on up will pit two teams of youngstersin ( pointers. While demonstrating
through school age have been : the 12-14 age group, will start Research Crew Conducts land illustrating their respectiveplayingfield ..
undergoing close supervision bya at 0900. It will be an abbreviated I ( chores, Joost and
huge staff of instructors In the affair, possibly 5 or 6 innings.The I Coleman were swamped with a
lessons of the fundamentals of I second fray starts at about Performance Test Here session.full of questions, which
baseball. 1000 and brings together two i the two aces obligingly answered.'
The 60 boys, including 36 team teams of players in the 15 and Almost a thousand enlisted men of the Naval Air Station .I Sent Ky Connie Mack
players and 24 reserves, represent I above year age group. :i Jacksonville will serve as "guinea s" for post-training With their appearance-hRre at
the cream of the crop from the Prizes and awards will be made performance tests to be conducted by a scientific research or- the camp made possible through
huge turnout that has been mak- I following the second contest. I the efforts and cooperation of
ganization in the next six months.
Connie Mack and his
F ing weekly visits to the camp Each graduate from the school son, coach
The of the tests will be -.I I Earl Mack, the four A's arrived t"
held here at NAS. I will receive a sleeve-stitched insignia I purpose I: The final l evaluation of the examinations
here from their
Now in its second year the ]local I and a pass to one of the to establish criteria by which to' given will in no wayaffect spring training
I at West Palm
judge the effectiveness of theNavy's camp Beach, Fla.
project, sponsored jointly by Jacksonville Tars home games. : the personnel participatingeither :
the city of Jacksonville and theNaval personnel selection tests holding rates i The appearance here last Sat"I
The top 12 players, three from in present or
and the training received in service I I urday of the Athletics marked
Air Station, has won widerecognition each all-star team, will be given for future promotions.Final I
i schools. ,, the fourth week in
a row of for-
of the finest
one
as special prizes. In addition a season report of' the work will..
: The is under mer major league and
project the direction performers
undertakings of its kind in thecountry.
to all Jacksonville Tars be sent to the Office of Naval
pass of Dr. John V. Waits, I present day stars. Billy Terry,
home games will be given to PhD..1 Research, who contracted for thi
of the Washington bureau former big league player and
Prizes To He Awarded
members of the two winning all- ( experiment in the interests of the
The first allstnr game, which civilian non profit Institute for I I.manager was guest at the first \
star teams. Several other surprise Research in Human Relations Bureau of Personnel, Deputy I II |'session, while Hans Lobert and
prizes are also in the offing. i I Chief of Operations for Air and ,
I Work sample performance meas- i Tony Ravish of the New York \
I
the Chief of' Naval Technical ..
DUI ing the past four weeks the Giants
TheatreGuide urements and experimental pre- came here for the sword.
youngsters from the Jacksonvillearea diction tests will be administeredto Training Command. II j j At. the third session coach Clyde
have been briefed in the fundamentals all aviation machinist mates'I In the Office of Naval Research I|I Sukeforth, scout Andy High and '
of the game in a program i attached to the station. the compiled tests!" will be studied pitcher Rex Barney of the Brook ,
that included the and, if warranted 't.J/,
appearance lyn Dodgers were guest instructors "
i Reports Go To Washington
of outstanding major league cies in, existing aptitude discrepnn.l II ,
STUDENT OFFICER'S ball players, scouts, and coaches Although only the men of the lequirements for ( -xthe -
AUDITORIUM from the New York Giants, AD rate will be tested at this ation machinist mates! school will ': "
MOVIES: WEEKDAYS 1830-2000( Brooklyn Dodgers and Philadelphia time if satisfactory results are be (reeled. job tests, under the supervision -
WEEKENDS: 1430.2000 Athletics training camps at ''obtained the procedure might beapplied I TCI Form Pattern. of four specially chosen chief
Sanford, Vero Beach and West to other ratings in the I During the examination period petty officers, who will observe
Malnsidr Auditorium Palm Beach respectively Navy at some future time. subjects will be given actual, on and report the manner In which
+. Movies: Weekdays< ,-1730-2000 -- --- .. the mechs do their jobs. ,

Weekends:-1430-2000: ( Combination of these reports p
THURSDAY, APRIL 6 with the results of scientific experimental

"Bells of Coronado". with Roy APi prediction tests given ...
Rogers and Dale Evans. by Dr. Waits and five trained per- ..
m I' sonnelmen from Naval Training
APRIL 7
FRIDAY, Center, San Diego, California,
"The Outrider, starring Joel will form the pattern of post-
McCifa. training performances of the aviation ; t
SATURDAY, APRIL S I machinist mates. i I
"Riding Higb", featuring Bing On the basis of the over-all) I i
Crosby and Arlene Dahl. performance of the "mechs" ttached I
SUNDAY, APRIL 9 t<\Naval Air Station, Jack-
sonville, the Navy hopes to be
"The Big Lift", with Montgomery able to "fit the right man in the
Clifl. a a right job at the right time."
MONDAY, APRIL 10 -x_ '
"Tyrant of the Sea'V starring I I !41 1 waX, (to buy a botjlq\ < Ron Randall i wh isle! e y't' i'
TUES-WFO; APRIL 11-12 |l RESEARCH BODY Head cf the Scientific research party here to conduct performance "Can' 'do It. We sell liquor
"Woman ,of Distinction", If-'"- tests Dr. John V, Waits pauses between tests with personnel men who will assist him in testing I I only for medicinal purposes.
luring Rcfclm Russell and Ray NAS wen.' Specially chosen for the Job. we, left I to right[ James J. Paquln. PN3: arson: T. Belcw, hat's what 1 ,wont ,it for,
)4illavaL I I I FM; Dr. Waft; Bernard Snuntk", PN1;, KoteH.' Fenwrr, PN2 awl Norman L. Br.,wn, FNJ. ibis' town gives im i pain"



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; ) : I .'-T Three Men With Grand Total

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f ,;. ..)."" Of 90 Years Service RetireThree
It j' '.t A.> 'T $"'
:
members of Uncle Sam's Navy at Naval Air Station
Jacksonville, with a total of 90 years service, bade farewell last' '
week to the service they have served so long.
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I Retiring from the Navy were -- --'-'-
,
v Lt. Augustus T. Elison, inspecting lau Island] Leyte, Lfngayen Gulf
.. f r officer of the Miami area for Com- and Iwo Jima.

a 4 t Nab-6; Chief Pay Clerk Hdward Likes Florida
I''B. Abel, of the Supply Depart After the war Abel came backto
"
l 'y, ment and Patrick O. O'Brien, i i Jacksonville as assistant to the
HMC, attached to-the Naval Hos- commissary officer, then was
\. pital. transferred to Glynco. Ga., before
., .. raecam |I I Leaving nautical life after a'' going to San Juan, Puerto Rico.
> \ r full 30 Lt He served aboard the USS Wright
years, Augustus Elison! i iI | until
who is inspection officer and rep-i December1949 when he
\ came back to Jax as assistant to
< resentative of Commander NavalAir
I the materiel officer in the SUPP3"department. ]
t __._.._. I Bases, Sixth Naval District, i .
n '
''' in the Miami received his
' area
,
...
I'I Abel now that he Is retired, is
retirement orders from Comdr. I
LEAVE THE NAVY Completing "
we #
I going home to Brunswick Ga.
j I Fred Gage, Chief Staff Officer of to
30 years of service each, make ,his home.Completing .
three NAS men left the Navy ComNab-6 last Friday. I
last week amid ceremonies. Would ))0 It Over 30 years, 3 months
) I .. Friends at the Naval Hospital Entering the Navy in March and 24 days service with the
gather to honor and present a 1920 at Philadelphia, Elison has Navy, Patrick Owen O'Brien,
going away lift to Patrick served on both the east and west IIMC, said goodbye to his Naval
3 .
Owen O'Brien, center, top right ] coasts He received his commission Hospital friends last week.
photo l.t. Augustus T. Elison of as Machinist, Warrant Offi- O'Brien entered the service in
1 ComNab-6, right, lower photo. I cer, in May 1943.Emphaizing August 1919. He came to Jax in

is presented retirement orders that he has had a' December' 1947,. serving since then
,I by Comdr. Fred Gage, + M most enjoyable and Interesting'' at the hospital in the pharmacystaff
chief Staff Officer of Com Navy career, Elison stated that personnel and record office.
Nab-6. Chief Pay Clerk Ed- ''he "wouldn't have any regrets" He hasn't voiced any plans for
ward B. Abel of Supply department j lif he had it to do all over again.He the future, but O'Brien apparently

top, who has seen two | is going home to his family must agree with Florida, and
.. ij ut wars while in the Navy, was i4.'A in Miami to take things easy fora vice versa, as he recently purchased -
presented his orders by Comdr while. Elison's career may have | a home in Lake Shore.
t i Porter F. Bedell, NAS execu- ended but it still lives on in his "--
{I live officer son, Augustus T. Elison, Jr., ADI I, '
who is with FASRon 109 here.at I Lcdr. -Sweet
I'i '

CPONOTES NAS.Well known to many people in
the Jacksonville area is Chief Pay Leaves BaseWhen
I I I Clerk Edward B. Abel of the -
{ I Supply Department who left the Lodr.: Nelson E.: Sweet,
I t I Navy last week. For three years personnel and administration officer -
he welcomed young men into the of Overhaul and Repair left
[Navy at the Recruiting oifice in NAS last Friday for his new assignments -
The Chiefs' softball team has Jax. I t he left Comdr Fred H"

been holding practice sessions If Started At 15 Gage, chief staff officer of Com-
>> every afternoon in preparationfor Beginning his colorful career at''.''Nab-6 as the only officer presently
the (coming intra-mural sea : $ : the age of only 15, Abel used hisbrother's '' assigned to NAS who was here
Coach Red Lucas has the '''when the station commissioned
son. put name for H years be- j was -
call\ cut for more material, especially 'I fore having his records changed. I I': back in 1940.Commander .
a pitcher. Any CPO's interested World War 1 Abel
I During was Sweet, who reportsto
-- -- .
I can contact Chief Stack just a "kid" aboard the USS New' the Commanders Air Forces
nt extension 369. New Mobile' Canteen Put In Use Orleans in Vladivostok, Siberia. : Atlantic Fleet] for his new assignment -

Another big Bingo party is on During the period between the began his first tour of dutyat

I tap Friday night. Cash prizes, two wars, Abel served on many NAS as a CPO in November
special gift prizes and a big jackpot At Hangar Areas 123 And 124 ships, making cruises to practic- II 1940, reporting to Squadron VM-
will be awarded. ally every coiner of the globe 12. Commander Gage arrived

Dancing is held every Saturday' There are very few "brown baggers" left in the area around and saw shore duty at several in here about the same time from
evening at the dub from 2100 to Hangars 123 and 124 since the "mobile canteen," a new feature of I stallations. Commissioned as NAS Pensacola to become yard
0100) to the music of Milo Jones the Civilian. Cafeteria, made. its appearance last week. Chief Warrant Officer in March officer.
end his orchestra. The mobile unit, neat and attractive -- -- 1943, he saw action at Pearl Har Leaving Jax in December of
with its inside full of a freezing i compartment for ice bor, Marshall Islands, Guam. Pa. 1944 Commander Sweet went to
With still raving about I
everyone food leaves the cafeteria at 1100 (cream popsicles. and milk. Sand Maui, in the Hawaiian Islands fora
the fine time they had at la twt't'k's
shipwreck dance, the entertainment for Hangar 123. At 1130 it moves wiches and pastries, freshly made B H tour of duty. He came back in
',,over to Hangar 124 where it stays I January 1947 to start his second
committee has scheduled until 1200. i at the civilian cafeteria, neatly j NAS Selected | tour of duty at NAS Jacksonville
a "farmer's party" for Saturday
wrapped in cellophane, are also Upon his second arrival, in
'i The mobile canteen
converted
a -
22 with dancing
April
j t called by a, genuine square country-- 25-passenger bus, was built to available.] Too, there's hot coffee For Film SiteNaval 194;. the departed O & R officerwas

caller' Uniform will be overfills accommodate civilian workers packaged goods such as potato assigned as vocational train-
for men and gingham and who have limited time for noon !' chips and crackers, salads, fruit Air Station Jacksonville ing officer, ]later became civilian
calico for the ladies. meals, saving them the long hiketo has been selected by the personnel officer and then assumed
J. the cafeteria where they haveto and fruit juices- A cigarette machine Department of the Navy as the duties as personnel and admin-
the station carnival
Due to April

is also carried. ]locale for a new training film istration officer.
"eat on the double. Food is
28 and 29, the club will be.
I entitled "An Object in Fire -x-
now obtained from the mobile
closed on those two days. The Can Serve Sot
bingo, party slated for that week I unit At the same prices that pre !I i Protection", it was earned Band Member Wins
.
here this week.A
will be held on Thursday, April vail at the civilian cafeteria. The fine feature of the whole
director, head cameramanand
27 at 2000.VP3 Patrons can get almost anything unit is its self-service modern technical advisor will arrive Academy Band Job
-x- I in the line of food from the canteen style. Only two men are neededto '
at the station April 10.
on jvheels. A portable electric operate the unit. The mobile Stick to your job and you'll
Assisted by five enlisted
cord unit makes it possible] canteen can take care of the needs men get 'omewhere-After! poundingthe
Aloft ''to keep the electric oven going, ': of :500; people. the crew will start work immediately base fiddle for the station
Many to set equipmentand
up band since September of last
thus such food chili
keeping as The new mobile unit is far bet- gathering background and
and hot dogs There is also year. Basil Kapchonick, MUSA,
warm. ter than had
Hours In March -.. -- i anything anyone ex- production material. has just received' orders' to report -
i, peeled. The idea came about froma Production of the trainingfilm
to the U. S. Naval Academy
'r' oj One of the hardest working Lt. Moore Gains request of members of O & R is expected to take about Band at Annapolis, Md.
squadrons in the Atlantic Fleet' I'Shop Committee No. 3 at Hangar 21 days. The film has been ap- In the Navy since October 1948,
), is Patrol Squadron Three of 1123 for some type of service for proved by the Navy Film Production Kapchonick was selected for the
Fleet Air Wing Eleven, as evidenced their personnel' I| Board of Review which Navy school of Music at Washington -
by it's efforts in main Gold Oak LeavesAlthough Use of the bus as a mobile canteen appointed the technical advisorto D. C. where he studied for

taining a high availability of was an idea conceived by' represent the Bureau of eight months. It was as a resultof
airciuft and a highly successfull Edward Mallicoat at the time Yards and Docks. The director the fine recommendation given
in-flight performance of a lieutenant' commander temporary manager of the cafeteria was appointed by the Naval him by the music instructor at
duty in recent Caribbean ma "on the books" for almost and Lamar Griffin, assistant Photographic Center.A the school that the local l lad is
I neuvers. five years, Lt. Howard N. Moore. manager. Griffin and Winifred second training film devoted now a member of the Academy
month VP-3 flew 1000.5 NAS legal officer, was finally to aircraft scheduled
.. LaM Parker converted the small bus jet is band.
\, total hours which resulted in given his gold oak leaves as lieutenant to be made at the Naval
last into a canteen, and the job they Kapchonick, who hails from
111.2 I hours for each of the nine commander week. have done has met with a warm Air Station about the same West Paterson, N. J., can also
J>2V'!'. Pilots assigned to the Although Lt. Moore now ]lieutenant welcome by the "brown baggers" time it was announced. make music with the tuba and
tactical organization' compiled commander Moore. received in the hangar II harmonica
'> J.s an average of 102 hours each his (commission at his present '. areas
during the month of March. rank in July 1945, he was
One of the I'quadrol'planes placed] on a lineal list set up by F

flew a* many as 140 hours, special legislation for purposes of t J k a %
t three pilots accumulated over advancement and promotion for _
120 hours and some crewmen
were in the air for 126 hours eluding lawyers, for a maximumof e.. _
before the month ended. three years ('onstrm.t ve' service
The attainment of such an and for professional college
unusually high number of ''training.

i hours flown in the short per- Sworn in last Friday, Lcdr.
iod of 3J days, was aided im Moore has been giving advice and r

: 10 measureably by participation assistance to Navy personnel at
, '\. in the: "Port rex and "Caribex" NAS since April 1948. A graduateof 'F
N
maneuvers. the Law School of the University 2 Y'.r F NNEWWAY

March ended a month of of Arkansas; Lcdr, Moore is
c.perationallhing and April began I la member of the Arkansas Bar
as a month of training for i Association.
the squadron. Barring any future | The Arkansan served in the
exercises, VP-3 expectsto ,office of the Judge! Advocate General
continue with its normal in Washington before coming -
training operations. to NAS Jax. i iI j t
.' N I _x_
-1: ht 'o marry you to find out; { "How much does 1 a 12 pound I
how stupid you were." shell weigh"
"You I t ould have known that I 'Don't know, sir." I II
when )1'' asked you." "W tn, t then what times does the
I. Id o'clock train leave?"

Tesslt!! They tall me "mus- "At ten"

('It'''" .' I'm In tvtt'tlooy' I "Then what ic the: weight < ]pound shell ?" pearsnet loi the first time last week at the area around Hangars J23' and 124. These early' birds
firms! '"Ten laund&" wrr quick, t* take xlvanUfe t>l the unit


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-I o & R Inspection Bowlers !




Annex Intra-Mural Crown I'



Overhaul and Repair's Inspection Chiefs, American league bowl. I
ing champs, came from behind to win three successive games from 1 I
the Marines, National league winners to capture the Station intra
y mural keglin crown in-a play-off affair on the enlisted lanes last J
Mondav: evemne.Dropping .
-
the first game to the
fighting Marine team by a mar 160, 180; Duane Burkhart 178, -.
With Chet Paschang n gin of 10 pins, 791 to 781, Over- 180, 133 117; Louis Daze 147, 114,
haul and Repair's Chiefs, pacedby 129, 107; Kenneth Daley 168, 149,
straight-aimer George Lilli- 141, 158; and Lester Kuchler 94,
cotch, annexed the next three 180, 130, 168. The listed Ma.
basketball and softball-
Two Varsity Sports at NAS- games with pin totals of 776, 744 rine scores were scratch tallies.
received a noticeable jolt last week when Paul King, who and 815. The Marines bowled The two league winners were

:was an outstanding player on the local cage team for the over 775, 703 and 767 pins hand. decided last week. In regular
past two seasons and also helped sparkplug the powerful I -' a icaps included, the last three scheduled play Bob Thiel of Per.

NAS Softball team of 1919, said his "Au Ilevoir" to the base. \ games. sonnel knocked out the highest
Lillicotch, who got off to a series score, a 616 tally. Burt Ke-
The versatile athlete departed for the west coast wherehe slow start in the first duel witha hoe of NATTU recorded a 597,
will await transportation to his new place of duty knownto AIvt 135, picked off 173 maples in Dan Senecal of Fleet Air Wing
us only as "somewhere in the Pacific." the second game, 182 in the third 11 scored a 591 and Lillicotch of
and scored a tournament high of the Inspection Chiefs almost hita
232 on the last line. triple with 197, 197 and 196 fora
Clyde Sukeforth, one of the keenest minds in baseball Final Standings Revealed total of 590.

and now a coach for the Brooklyn Dodgers, explained the new : The Inspection team pickedoff I The final standings of all
six-man infield setup which is being used against weak-1 t- a grand total of 3116 pins in i teams are as follows:
ting pitchers this year, when he was visiting the JaxNavyBoys' the: four games while the Marines 1 AItRlC.LEAGUE: :
tallied a sum of 3036, which included Pts Pts. lost
Baseball Training School recently. The Dodger team V:1ls : won
a total handicap of 41. O&R Insp. Chiefs 50 22 ;
has been using the system in spring* training duels and Suke- Thad Laird was the Marine Operations 49 21

forth claimed the play had been successful 85 per cent of team's: sparkplug with a total of Personnel 45 15 .
the time. The system is originally designed to work when a ak 672 pins in the four games for an FASron Six No. 1 41 16

- runner is on base and a weak-hitting pitcher is at bat. ? M average While of only 168.five men bowledfor Supply WAVES 26 37 35 46

New System EffectiveIn the Marines, six O & R keg- Ordnance & Gunnery 21 48
the six-man setup, the third baseman moves halfway lers took their turns, only five FASron Six Officers 23 49
down the third base line toward home plate at a central l each game, on the alleys. Scoresof O&R Flight Test 22 50
point between the mound and the left foul line. The left I other O&R keglers in the Physical Training 11 25
championship play-off were Richard -
fielder takes the third baseman's usual position near the bag, I ACE IIURLEK-Ed Uucherich ,I Simpson 175. 152. 138. 103; I NATIONAL LEAGUEPts won Pts.lost
and the shortstop hovers closer to second than he does when winner of 12 of 13 games last Gregory Lucas 145 143. 154; Alfred I Marines 46 18

in standard position. The second baseman is in his usual spot, I season, who twirled 11 inningsof I Haas 184, 134. 168; Harry NATTU 41 20
no-hit ball last week-end
Watkinson 134, 124; and Edward First Lieut. No. 2 41 23
but the first baseman moves forward one third of the dis-
is slated to start on the mound Maslanka 153 '
172, 153, 158. Ma-
i Fleet Air Wing 11 37 27
tance between the initial sack and home. for the Jax Navy softballers as
rine scores Laird 187 145
: were ,
FASron Six No. 2 32 32ComJ.'alrJax
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the 1950 Monday
season
they --- -
open -- ---- --
This leaves the pitcher, the sixth infielder, to cover the n 27 37
Seat Cov-
against Sargeant
territory near the mound on the first base side. ers. Bucherich is noted for his Linksmen Meet 1 O&K Whitehats 24 40
First Lieut. No. 1 21 40
If the batter bunts, the ball can be fielded rapidly and corkscrew wind-up. Stetson -xRinger -
the attempted sacrifice will be unsuccessful. If the weak hit- Saturday

ter taps out a ground ball, a double play may be executed SPORTS QUIZ Jax-Navy's golf team will at- I Golf Meet

the position of the runners on base. Armed Forces Press Service tempt to garner its fourth win in
depending
easily, upon By I six starts when it plays host to
The centerfielder and rightfielder split the outfield territoryand QUESTIONS I Stetson University's golf aggre- Now UnderwayA
are always on the alert for a possible solid whack which 1. Name the West Newton, gation on the local layout Satur-

very seldom comes. This new system may often be the dif- Mass.combined, skier who downhill-slalom won the national title- day at 1300. Ringer golf tournament for
The local combine has registered men which began on the local
and loss in the coming
ference between victory a season.
a in 1949.
wins Guantanamo layout last will
over Bay, Monday run
named to All-
2. He
was many I Parris Island and the Universityof through the remaining weeks of
While the March issue of the All Hands America teams in 1928-29-39 and with
glancing through Georgia while losing to the April each entrant slated to
20 cent of is now head coach of his alma University of Florida and Guantanamo play four nine-hole rounds
which -
publication, a magazine probably only per mater in the Big Ten. Who is he? I per
the entire Naval Forces get to read, Time Out's news-seeking 3. Who was the NHL goalie, Bay week.
Six
scribe noticed an article which should be of great interest to nicknamed "Mr. Zero," who allowed with Stetson games,Saturday including remain the duel Those interested can still enter
on
of 1.58 the affair by paying their $1.00
an average goals
local readers. the 1950 schedule. entry fee and signing at the Golf
the 1938-39
per game during sea-
More Sports VarietyAll son? Members of the local team include Club House.
Hands' Sports Editor, Earl Smith, announced in his 4. What Ohio State swim star Wright North, Bill Foulk, The tournament allows the golf.
column, "Sideline Strategy," that a switch of All-Navy took the 400-meter freestyle title Bill McWilliams, Leo Marcel, Bob ers participating to substitute
isn't in the 1948 Olympics.? Theil Glen Barnes, Chet Briggs, better scores on their card than
sports was in the offing. It official yet, but according to
5. What ex-Giant player had a Vic Middleton, Bob Taylor, Chas shot previously on individual
Smith, volleyball may replace swimming on the All-Navy .320 batting average in 1915-the Drumwright Jack Piva and An- holes. If a golfer registers a five
sports calendar. At present volleyball is a chief intra-mural lowest ever to win the National drew Conner. on one particular hole in his

sport on most stations, while swimming appears to have League batting title? The remaining scheduled meetsare first round, and fires a four on ..
very little spectator interest. The local FASron Six volley- ANSWERS as follows: the same hole in a later round
he may erase the five from his
'ay.oa &iieZ g Apr. 8-Stetson Univ.HomeApr.
ball team, which was runner-up for the State AAU title, card and
11WS! ma! 13-Camp Lejeune-Away score put the four downas
could go a long way in eliminations if the sport is put on the ':I{ swpg :tueJ I 'f: Apr. 22-Rollins College-Away his official score. If he beats
All-Navy program this year. 'a sJSOtO May 6-Rollins CollegeHomeMay the score again another substitution

While authorities are on the subject of revising the All- 10 tSO) 'salsa[ saM 'Z I 10-Camp LejeuneHomeMay may be made.
uaquioosyj a Navy calendar this corner wonders why track events can'tbe
rounds will be played by each
mentioned as a possible addition to the list of activities. I! golfer for scoring on their cards,
A' big "toughie" can play football if he gets in fair conditionand Action In Intra-Mural-SoftbaUPlay and by the end of the month, .

is taught how, a man with a good eye for batting and a some comparatively low scores
should be in evidence. The lowest
throwing arm can play baseball, and a tall fellow can become J
I score, of course, wins the tour- j
learned in basketball. 4 "
Begins Here Tuesday Afternoon nament. "-
What About Track One-half of the difference of an
But when it comes down to real conditioning, trainingand established handicap will be allowed .

actual physical shape, track participants are right on top. Seventeen teams confirmed and the participants will
Co-ordination and good training are two things the Navy their entrance in the 1950 station Mustin and fields Four and Five be divided to into their four classes, all.
according handicaps
registered
strives for in its athletics. Why then isn't attempt madeto intra-mural softball tournament are near Mason Field. The fifth
an at a meeting of in diamond ready for use is the Hospital at the Club House.In .
put track events like foot-racing, pole-vaulting, puttingthe the Physical Training managers office Mon- field. A sixth apple orchard, the first class, golfers with
shot, broad-jumping and javelin throwing on a more day, while several more were ex- which is in the NATTC Area, handicaps from zero to eight will

standard level with a number of other well-liked sports? One pected to sign up before the deadline may be used if necessary.In for play.those The with second handicaps class will from be

reason could possibly be the fact that the men themselvesfail set at 1600 yesterday evening. last year's tournament, the nine to 16 the third class for
to make known their interest in the sport.A Action begins in the tourney Hospital crew, American league handicaps from 17 to 23 and the
Tuesday April 11th, and all champs, captured the station
from 24
fourth to 36.
number of local athletes however have been discuss crown by the Chief group
games will start at 1500. Two : defeating Before starting a round which
ing track and its possibilities as an All-Navy sport. They leagues, the National and American Petty Officers, National division they expect to enter on their "'
have voiced great interest in it and this corner, especially, is will be formed and each winners play-offs., in the championship Ringer Tournament card the

behind it all the way. One advantage track has over some league is expected to have the golfers must notify the "starter"on
same number of teams on its Both of the winners last year
the course of their intentions.
other i is the lack of great A with a pair
sports expense. man schedule. are expected to finish near the I Money collected as entry lees
of athletic shorts, track shoes and a few smaller accessoriescan Physical Training officials announced top this season, but several new will be used to purchase trophies
engage in track. This isn't possible in some other sports. : that five and possiblysix squadrons on the base boast hard- which will be presented at the
diamonds will be used. Each playing combines. conclusion of the affair.
Of course, track could never replace baseball, footballor team will play one game a week. Entries are Security, VF-12, VF- -x-
basketball as national pastimes, but at present it is on Tussles will be scheduled for i 13, Chief Petty Officers, Supply, Brooklyn 1 (AITS) -The
the program of colleges, high schools and a great number of Tuesdays and Thursdays only. i I Photo Lab, Hospital, NARTU, Dodgers plan to have everythingat
Naval bases. A poll may be taken in the near future to see The Number Two diamond is I First Lieutenant's Division, Personnel EbbEtts Field this year-even .
how interest stacks Be prepared with answer for a near the corner of Saratoga and VP-3. Overhaul and Repair water. They're digging a 125-foot {
up. your Mufetin, North of Saratoga; Diamond FASron Six, Ordnance and well just outside the rightfieldfoul
nod one way or the other may decide the'outcome of some- Number Three is located I Gunnery FASron 109, Operations I. line for watering the grass.
thing which doesn't seem important until too late. near the corner of Albemarle and' Flight Line, and VF-171. and maintaining a clean park.




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their Sally league campaign next rtk In 3 Series Here
Wednesday evening at the Jax -
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.. Savannah Indians. The game be- t Victims of a sixth inning rally which gave R. C, Mo-

gins at 2015. tors a 9-1 triumph last Sunday, the Jax-Navy diamondeers

brief The two-night Tars will stand be ,home meeting for the a c will open a three-game home stand against the Universityof

Indians the following night be- South Carolina on Mason Field tomorrow evening at 1600.
fore taking to the road again. F I IW The other two tilts against the University combine will be

They return to the Jax ball parkon L played Monday and Tuesday, at 1600.
April 21 for their next home
stand, against Charleston. Sunday, NAS plays Downingon first two frames, but failed to
Hal I Mason Field at 1430. score, then three-
Under their new manager, put together a
Gruber, the Tars look much The locals made their first road bagger and a free pass, followedby
stronger on paper than they did trip of the season early this weekto a wild pitch for its initial tallyn
at this stage last year. The Tars battle a rugged Tyndall Field the third inning.
Air Force nine. An earlier tussle

started fast and strong last year with the Air Force NAS scored its last run in the
but wilted as the season wore on. aggrega- bottom of the third when Man-
tion cancelled.R. .
a was
The local Sally entry received + ning and Crane each singled in
some much needed help from the S1 C. Motors, Florida, State succession and Manning scored
parent Giants early this week, semi-pro champs, used their ex- when Keith Churchill hit a hot
just in time to form a formidablefoe perience at the bat and a pair of grounder to the third baseman
for the Boston Red Sox. curve-ball artists on the moundto who made the throw to first base.
hand the local nine its second
-xClearwater -
t Fla. (AFPS-Russ) defeat in three starts last Sun- The Motormen put togethertwo
singles and a triple in the
Meyer, brilliant right-hand pitch day evening. top of the fourth for a pair of tal-
. er for the Philadelphia Phillies, Gushanas Loser lies and knotted the score 4-4 in
has been sent to Johns Hopkins Joe Gushanas, who mountedthe the fifth when Nichols doubled
.. Hospital in Baltimore with a frac- rubber for NAS the full nine and beat a throw to the plate two
tured elbow on his pitching arm innings gave up 12 bingles to the batters later.
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Meyer cracked the elbow pitch- I R. C. Motors batters, but fanned
ing in an exhibition game with "OOPS"-Roy Settles, right, former All-Navy fisticuffer, landsa 15 of the freeswinging motormen. Four singles, two walks and a
the New York Yankees. neat left jab on the Jaw of Hugh Murray in a light-heavyweight pair of errors on the part of Jax-
bout in the area AirLant bodneliminations held last week. Set- Bill Nichols, a former Jackson- Navy gave the visitors their five
Indianapolis, Ind. (AFPS) tles forfeited the bout to Murray who went to Norfolk with five ville Tar who is playing short- runs in the sixth inning.
other winners to in the AirLant meet. stop while managing the Motors collected
American Legion Junior Baseballhas compete Jax-Navy only one hit 1
squad, connected for a triple and
in the last six of play
been assured of_player rpere- innings
sentation on the United States two doubles in four official tripsto for a total of six safeties, two of
baseball team at both the 1951 Boston Red Sox In Town sixth the inning plate. helped Several the errors Motormen in the .them doubles by Bill Crane.

Pan-American Games and the break a 4-4 deadlock and score The starting time for games on
.. 1951 Olympics. The 18-man U. S. five runs to ice the fray. Saturdays, Sundays and Holidayshas
team will be selected from nomi- been changed to 1430.
of colleges and major sand- Jax-Navy drew first blood in -x-
nees For Exhibition TiltLocal
Today the initial frame when Jerry Livingston -
lot organizations. A United States
Pan- the first man up, drew a South Bend, Ind. (AFPS) -
team to compete in the
is Notre Dame's football forces unbeaten -
free pass, stole second, went to
American Games at Buenos Aires
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in 38 straight games,
third on a single by Don Manningand
Feb. 25-Mar. 8, 1951. baseball fan-rn-g; t a chance to see the team which came home on a wild pitch. opened spring practice on St.
most experts are picking as the 1950 World Champions when the Bill Crane, third man at bat, dou- I Patrick's Day. It's an old Fight-
Orono, Me. (AFPS-Dr.) Wil- much-heralded Boston Red Sox meet the Jacksonville Tars, a Sally bled sharply to left center to ing Irish custom and more than
marth H. Starr, head of the Romance league Giants farm club, at the Jacksonville Ball Park this after- bring in Manning. A pop fly to !100 sturdy lads were on hand to
l Languages Department at noon at 2:30.: left field off the bat of Ken Wer- !observe it.
the University of Maine, recently ---The-Reef Sox club the
boasting Crane ample time to -
ner
gave tag
ordered of "Notre Dame deparis" such as Johnny Pesky, Lou
copies starting lineup
same powerful
up and score the third run of the MORE DODGER MAYHEMA
Victor However Stringer, Vern Stephens, Bobby
by Hugo. which placed it second in the i
" when Dr. Starr unpacked the American league last year, at Doerr, Birdie Tebbets, Dom Di- inning. Carolina feature article in a recent
'" shipment he found 20 volumes of present carries a roster of over maggio and Tom O'Brien. The R. C. Motors Tough team collected edition of the Sporting News ex-
"Notre Dame: The T Formation." 30 players managed by veteran I The local Jacksonville Tars I two hits off Gushanas in the plains what the gadgets at the
Joe McCarthy. opened their home exhibition Brooklyn Dodgers Vero Beach
Cincinnati (\FPS-The Wash- Sixteen pitchers will be on the schedule against the Roanoke an Eastern league club, at the camp are being used for. The
ington Senators were fined $500 Red Sox staff until the first cut Red Sox farm club at Jackson- Jax Ball Park Friday night, Jer- pitching machine is being usedto
recently by Baseball Commissioner in ranks is made and names like I. ville Beach yesterday eveningand sey City of the International league acquaint weak-hitting pitchers -
A. B. Chandler for signing Eu- Dave Ferris, Ellis Kinder, Walt I will play five more Saturday evening, Sunday with a pitched ball. Branch
gene Menard, a Kankakee, Ill., Masterson Melvin Parnell and tion games before eXhibi-1 afternoon and Monday night, .Rickey, Dodger club owner,
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high school student. The St. Charles Stobbs hold prominent season against the Savannah Indians then round out the home exhibi- claims that more than a few ma-
Louis Browns ware fined last fall the list of moundsmen. I at home Wednesday, April tion schedule against Scranton, jor league pitchers are afraid ofa
places on
for signing Menard who still has ball and therefore fail
12th. Pa., of the Eastern league Tues- pitched
Some will action today .1 I
not finished high school Both see i The Tars meet Albany, N Y., day evening at the city park. I.to bunt or hit successfully when
clubs maintained the boy and his Headed By WilliamsThe j
it mean a victory. By settingthe
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father told them he had graduated one and only Ted Williams i pitchers at the plate with a
but Chandler ruled that scouts will be in the Red Sox starting bat, they are gaining confidenceand
.. should have checked records. ;lineup along with other stars swinging more freely at the
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Softball Crew Campaign the batter feel that he is masterof
Opens the ball and when a pitch
comes within inches of his bodyhe

With City League Fray Monday i I doesn't flinch. The batting tee
is used to give a batter form and
teach him to keep his eye on the

If the brand of softball to be played on local diamonds this yearis ball until he hits it. After so
anything like that exhibited in practice games on the NAS dia- long, a batter can follow, with
mond recently, the five teams entered in the Men's City League will his eyes, a ball pitched from the
find the going rough, from the standpoint of base knocks and runs f'IW mound until it is either hit or
scored. pounces into the catcher's mitt.
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i 1 In two practice tilts last week- Cecil 'Obie Aaron when he 1 convince batters that they are
end, Ed Bucherich the local hurler banged out a double into right ; r- swinging at bad balls. If the bat-
who won 12 out of 13 games field. The Sargeant fray was de- !. ter swings at a ball, misses, and
last season, tossed four inningsof cidedly better with the locals tab : ,the light on the gadget doesn't
no-hit ball against Cecil Field bing hurler Jack Ramsey for :flash, he has errored. He can't
and hurled a seven-inning nohit- eight bingles. Dom Savino banged claim that it was in the strike
ter against Sargeant Seat Covers out a triple in two official zone and after a length of time
the following evening. Sam Alex- trips while facing Ramsey and he becomes convinced that he has
ander, a recent addition to the Bucherich garnered two hits in a been swinging at bad pitches.
NAS mound staff held the Cecil three times at bat. k -xBRAVES -
Field combine hitless the remaining Garver has named 15 men
three innings of the first which will comprise the team at APPEAR SOLID

.. practice tussle. present. Returnees are Bucherich,. mkt bt, ,+ci According to Boston Globe
The team plays its season opener Paul Franke, Gene Horton, sports scribe Harold Kaese in a
1 in the Men's league against Frank Stewart, Charlie Tibbet, recent article he wrote for the
the Sargeant Seat Cover nine at Tirpak and Savino. New men on Sporting News, the Boston
Lackawanna Park next Monday the team are Dick Bradley, Bob Braves are extremely harmoniousthis
evening at 2000. The other teams Royel, Charlie Wheeler, Henry spring but wont make an
entered in the Men's loop are Ce- Hunt, Frank Girardeau, Jim Pat- showing this
outstanding season
cil Field Duval Motors and Com- terson, Ray Hale and Sam Alex-
unless behind
they gets more -
munity Workers of America. ander. Franke and Alexander area power
the bat.
15 Men} on Team pair of better-than-average
Superb fielding by the local moundsmen.The Sam Jethroe, a supposedly pow-
nine was also instrumental in probable starting lineup for erful hitter which the Braves
holding its opponents hitless in Monday's: fray follows: Buche-
the practice tussles and coach rich, pitching; Bradley, catching; I _._ much$100 000 last winter, is causing
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Dick Garver appears to have an Horton, first base Stewart, sec- among
1..J almost air-tight infield. ond base; Tibbet, third base; Roy- STOLEN BASE-Cecil Field's Dave Wheatley steals third base officials of the club. "So far,"
However, the team's batting el, shortstop; Tirpak, left field; 1-- Jax Navy in a recent fray here under the arc lights. Jax I Kaese stated in his article, "Jeth
wasn't up to par. George Tirpak Savino, center field; and Wheeler, ,' third sacker Charlie Tibbet waits for the throw. ,The locals roe has not performed as .advertised" '

garnered the locals'. lone. hit ,off right field. won the fray, 2-1. I .



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'Enemy' Sub In ExerciseSeeking ,


out the "enemy" in an effort to destroy their objective :c .J
with bombs, "Weekend Warrior" pilots from Jacksonville's NARTU 'i '
engaged in anti-submarine warfare practice with the Fleet type : ,
sub USS Medegral last Saturday and Sunday while it was operating
a
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off the May port coast. r+ 8k
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miles the sub
made
from Key West to Charleston, S. emergency
dives to periscope depth to enable z
C., was utilized by men assignedto
the Organized Submarine Di- the pilots to study the wake effect

vision 6.43 of the Naval Reserve before making bombing runs. er
Training Center in Jacksonville, Each time the sub dived, it was .
who boarded the ,,sub for training manned by a rotating crew as to
give all men within the vessel
during a two day period.
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when news of this planned ma-
neuver by the Reserve Centerwas i First contact between sub and j
revealed Capt. Fredric W. I aircraft was made Saturday ro

Priestman NARTU commandingofficer morning. Saturday night the .
took advantage of the "Weekend Warriors" attempted 13 .
situation and interceded for a difficult hunter-killer operations .' 't
joint regular Navy, submarine with radar playing the major
reserve and Naval Air Reserve part in the contacts.'

training maneuver. I NARTU :Men Man Planes
Plans were laid for the combined Sunday the sub lay off the 100
maneuver as a result of a con- I fathom curve 60 miles east of
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ference with the sub commandingofficer Mayport, hidden from the searching -
Comdr. H. I. Mendel and pilots Getting the word thatan
NARTU officers who flew to "enemy" sub is off our coast,
Key West. the pilots began their search
While local submarine Reser- while the submarine tried to

vists were engaging in crash dive elude the hunting aircraft. -- m______ ________________..__ ____ _n________, '

under exercises wartime, they conditions were operating for Problems of this type are one NARTU MEN VISIT SUK-Three men from NARTU boarded the sub USS Medregal" U plan\;, -
overhead the of of many occasions of practical experience the joint training maneuver that took place off Muyport last weekend. Shown on the deck of the
pilots
were
t that Naval Air Reservists sub left to Comdr, Francis E.: Schrader" I'
NARTU's Organized Reserve Pa- are right, senior training officer of NAKTU; Comdr II. I.
trol Squadron VP-741, led by I i : receive in their week-end Mandel, commanding officer of the sub: U. C, I'. Hoover, officer in charge of organized sub division .

commanding officer Lcdr. Char- !I I type Naval of Air training Reservists methods., paid The for 6.43; and Lcdr. Victor E:. -Brodeur- ,-patrol bomber- training officer of NARTU. -- -

les Rogers. 'these part time training maneuvers
Since anti-submarine warfareis are never called to active CLASSIFIED
the primary mission of the I, duty unless at their own request ,
Navy's patrol bomber squadrons, or in times of emergency. I I J
the exercise proved invaluable to A limited number of billets are BULLETINFOR i I Calendar J
the reserve pilots. While NAR open in VP-741 and in the six I
TU pilots sought out the sub by other squadrons attached to NAR- RENT: I
radar and other electronic de- TU Jax. 2 single front corner bedrooms. Of Coming Events
vices, the sub reservists made'I I 1 half block of Beaver or Wood ..
every effort to protect their vessel Each patrol bomber participating stock bus. Mrs. E. Couissins, 739
by using their defensive in the exercise was manned Garfield Street, Phone 7-6016.
ba of two
crew reserve pilots,
equipment Modern Apts. li block east of
Remaining on the surface until with a third pilot acting as nav- Marietta School. Unfurn. $50. L
and of five enlisted
the aircraft were within five igator a crew ', mo. Furn. if desired Mr. Howard
men. The entire proceedings was :
-- 117 E. Church Phone 3-
viewed by the commanding officer I
of NARTU Capt. Frederic W.I I 1613J.
Priestman. 2 room Apt., all utilities furn.
-x- except gas. Mrs. W. L. Loun, JiI
I 1511 Bairs Street Phone 8- I II
2407.
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1 Baseball seems to have taken over the Calendar corner this
mo. at 3337: Lenox Ave. Mrs. R.
week with four games scheduled to be played on Mason Field.
G. Williams 5367 Lenox Ave.
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w Spotlighting 1 j Here's a quick glance at what's doing! in the way of recreation
: Single and double rooms. Convenient within the next week or so:
i to NAS. Lee Shultz, FRIDAY APRIL 7th- Jax-Navy's baseballers play host to
Mr F. R. McCully of Design finally I Sports WearIt'll I 1447 Avondale Ave. Phone 2- the University of South Carolina at 1600.
got that jet-buzzing out of 5930. SATURDAY, APRIL 8th-The final session of the Jax-Navy
his head for the stork arrived Fri 3 room furnished Apt. Couple de- Boys' Baseball Training Camp begins at 0930.
day evening and presented him be swimming time soon sired. Mrs. James }o'. Watson, SATURDAY, APRIL 8th-The Station golf team meets a
and Mrs. McCully with a 7-Ib and you want to look your best 2845 Post Phone 83281. visiting Stetson University squad on the local links at 1930.\ : .I

13 oi. baby girL Congratuations with the latest swim suits and 2 room upper furnished apt. Suit- SUNDAY, APRIL 9th--Downing Brothers' baseball team in.
both.Congratulations. beach wear. vades the station for with the nine.
\o you able for two. $30.00 mo. plus a game Jax-Navy
are also in order You'll find terry cloth beach- utilities. Mrs. Belle George 23-: MONDAY, APRIL 10th-The second game against the Unit .
to Eleanor Womeldurf Wal- robes and towels in' all colors, 63: Myra Street Phone 74738. versity of South Carolina's baseball team begins at }1600 .

ker, formerly of Housing, who scarfs, bathing caps, visored 1 Bedroom furnished $60.00 TUESDAY: APRIL 11th Jax-Navy completes its horn
gave birth to an 8 lb. 2 oz. baby I I baseball beach caps and many G.apt.Gentry, stand against the University of South Carolina nine. Game
girl last week. Mr. McMahan of other useful and colorful accessories mo. plus electricity. starts at 1GOO. ,
3804 Boone Park Phone 2-
Design went fishing over the' at the Navy Exchange here. ;\lOVmS-Consult Theatre Guide.<:
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Broward. Says he caught lotsa includes ladies Jantzen swim 2 Room Apt. Sara Rudebfck, 10- fieshment stands, the carnival I I.I I.

fish. He better teach some of suits in the latest styles, designsand 30 Oak Street Phone 8-4391. Charity Carnival I to be a big one.

these other fishermen in Public I colors. Men's swim trunksare Room in private home. $5.00 per Many prizes will b<* awarded,
Works a little of that art. Reports also available in choice de- week. Savage, 1827 King St. (Continued from Page 1) I them a 1950 Chrysler New
"Blue Angels", a of daring among
Phone 2-1354 group
from several others are that thereare signs and colors. I
be Annie pilots who at one time were based I I Yorker and a fully equipped out
no fish to caught. Also on the counters at the Room for rent, with or without
Smith of Technical Services had Navy Exchange is a beautiful kitchen privileges. Lady or at 'NAS Jacksonville. : board motorboat.

Open House in her new home in I selection of men's and women's couple. Miller, 2854 Corinthian Exciting: Prizes Fritch, as general chairman, .
Lake Shore Tuesday night. sports shirts in every conceiv- | Phone 2-4178. Real carnival atmosphere will j| will "be backed by a strung:
FIX-ITS: We wish to correctan able style. Personnel will also i Furnished apartment. Miller, 20- prevail at the April 28 and 29 af ,'Board of Directors: headed by ..
error made in this column find a good selection of beach I 31 Herschel. Phone 7-6023. fair. Complete with rides for the Comdr Porter !', Bedell, execu.
! last week. It is not Lt. O. F. and sports wear for the "wee FOR SALE kiddies, band concerts, and numerous tive officer of ,NAS Members of
Nicholson's wife that is workingin ones" at the Hospital Branch of Furnished house near NAS, 31 l j I booths: where games galore..' the,board an/ Comdr George E.

the Civilian Cafeteria. It is'' the Exchange.To i rooms, bath, screened in porch, i can be played, _plus. __the_ usual__ ___re-_ Chalmers /mdr. Eugene E. Pel-
the wife of J. H. Boudreau, GM3, be well dressed at the beach, garden space. $685.00 cash See I h tier, Lcdr/Frank J. Hill, and
boarded in licensed home.
of Transportation. Hope this will visit your Navy Exchange.x Stewart Conner Air Base Trailer ': Babies Lcdr., Charles, G. Strum. Phil My- ,
6 months to five of
years age. ers will act as
:straighten things out at home as Park. (II secretary.
Mrs. Parish 2937 AlgonquinAve.
well as aboard. Our apologies. sailor had Just given his | MISCELLANEOUS: : .. Phone, 25355. Capt. James L. Holland finance
Comdr. C. O. Reinhardt furl wife a beautiful skunk coat as a Found-Man's wrist watch. To committee chairman and mem ... ;
merly Asst. PWO for ComSEVEN, gift. "I can't see," she murmured, obtain call at 1335-A RandolphSt. Experienced baby sitter Mrs. bers of the committee have already .
l. was visiting at the station last "how such a fine coat comes from ., NAS. Chief Ulving. Pearl Leach South NAS to Ar- begun their work Other
o tl week. He was looking fine and such a foul-smelling beast." Wanted-Ride from the vicinityof nold's Filling Station. chairmen include Lt. Col. Arb t

i we were certainly glad to se him. Wearily, the sailor replied: "I Laura & Tenth Streets. Baby sitter available. Cecile L. Norton, traffic control, and Lt. '...I
Comdr. Reinhardt i if now station don't ask for thanks, dear, but I Working hours 0730 to 1600. Bowen, Phone 76023. Hugh Garvey, publicity. tiqY. .
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ed in Norfolk. do demand respect." Barrow Ext. 741. -x- v-
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left, and entitled men right, of NAS who were treat l ti music hf Iehnnc |,onrPage '
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