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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: April 13, 1950
Frequency: weekly
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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).
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I It's A Dale, April 28-29 I



d I I Fun And Frolic. On Tap At Carnival I I ITwo



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biff nights of fun and galore, band concerts, special entertainment -I down the 30-foot track for a I ster, originated the unique track I;' for one ,dollar while tickets for
frolic, plus the opportunity to I I on both nights, in purse of raw hamburger, is just' as an entertainment feature for the boat are only 25 cents. Hold.
win a fine array of prizes, including I addition to the usual array of one of the features. The I charity benefits. t ers do not have to be present to
a Chrysler convertible booths for thrill seekers. many Tickets for the fine group of win these two prizes
.J i and a fully equipped motor boat, I I Booths will be operated and I terrapin turf, designed by Bob special prizes to be given away .
( 1 is in the offing for patrons who manned by various departments Elliot of Conyers, Ga., who owns I at the carnival have already goneon HOLDERS OF TICKETS for
attend the giant Navy Charity I I and divisions of the station, with the string of racing shellbacks, sale. The grand prize, to be the 10 other special prizes must
Carnival to be held in the area some of the zaniest creations has 10 lanes. The turtles are I given away the final night, is a be present to win. Five big prizes
of hangars 115 and 116. imaginable being arranged for spurred on to whirlwind efforts 'flashy Chrysler convertible. An. j will be awarded the first night
Planned as the biggest charity 'I the customers. Plenty of new by special methods. There are 10 other top prize, a combination' and five more the next. They in.
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event of its kind ever to be held ideas, some never seen before by races, the winners of which com Shampine 12 foot boat, Chris'' elude three refrigerators, three
here, the huge carnival is being carnival goers, will be ready for I pete in a final Derby for that extra 'Craft outboard motor and 2 electric ranges, two washing ma.
staged to establish a central : the patrons.A hunk of juicy hamburgerbeef. wheel trailer, will be given awayto chines and two television sets.
fund from which contributions' novelty racing feature, in I Elliot, who got the idea some lucky person the first' Tickets for this group of prizesare
to approved charities of Jackson which thoroughbred turtles whirl jI ji | when he raced turtles as a young. night. Tickets for the car sell available for 25 cents.

ville will be drawn. i I II I Various committees have progressed .
I
' .. rapidly with their plans
.. t. THE TWO-DAY AFFAIR will for the carnival, which is under
I I feature several outstanding attractions .. the general chairmanship of
including an exhibitionby Theodore Fritch, civilian admin-
the "Blue Angels," the Navy's istrative officer.

._ famed daring pilots who were Aside from attaining fun and
, "
once based at NAS. frolic, and the chance to win a

Construction has already start I >- -- host of prizes, patrons of the car
ed on the various booths to be nival will be donating their mon-
located inside the hangars and ey to a worthwhile cause, since
on the midway which will run the proceeds from the affair will

between the hangars. Real carnival i, VOL. 8-No. 2 Naval Air Station, Jacksonville 13 April 1950 ; provide a reserve fund for sta-
atmosphere will prevail. I tion donations to the various
There will be rides and games charities in Jacksonville.
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I I10.. I Census At NAS



I Almost CompleteThe



tally of Naval Air Station personnel and their dependents,
to be recorded in the 1950 decennial census or the United States, is
expected to be completed by April 15, census officials have revealed.
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Two enumerators better knownas
"census takers" from the Warnings have been issued
Jacksonville Bureau of Census, both locally and nationally to
I began conducting 10-minute interviews families to be on the lookout for
1 imposters. Authorized enumera
with every family unit
aboard the station Monday, having tors carry official governmentcards
> .w completed the convassing of and it is requested that

j f, Dewey Park area last Friday.All persons ask to_ _see the identification
enlisted personnel living in before giving information t<>
t anyone. Imposters posing as:
officers'
"' :: barracks bachelor quarters
and chief petty officers' 'I I Census takers are subject to
quarters have already filled out penal action for impersonating.
individual About Iteware Of Imposters
census reports. I
r 1400 forms were issued to Fleet If the supposed Census taker
Air Jacksonville personnel and undertakes to conduct any busi
about 1000 to NAS personnel. ness other than collection of official
:: I Census information h *

t... : ...._'.u. "U __ _.. -m, m! l $ft \ -j.. h". I'' should be reported. Census takersare
'31,414 Given subject to loss of their jobs
MAP CARNIVAL PLANS-Committee chairmen and members met last week with general if they combine their work with

chairman Theodore Fritch, bat in hand, to lay plans for the coming; giant Navy Charity Carnival, ,' other activities such as soliciting
April 28 and 29. Left to right are Lt. Col. Arba L. Norton, traffic committee chairman; Comdr. Porter donations, selling house-to-house,
Air StationTo
I F. Bedell, NAS executive officer and senior member of the governing board; Theodore Fritch; By distributing advertising materialand
Capt. James I.. Holland, donations committee chairman; Comdr. George E. Chalmers, raffle committee other such activities.
chairman; Lnlr. Charles (J. Strum, member of governing board; Lcdr. Frank J. Hill, mem- All census reports are sealed
ber of the governing board and Lcdr. Edward Foster, chairman of the construction committee. Red CrossA upon completion and are accord.
ed confidential
treatment. The
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law provides a penalty for the refusal .
Changes In Fare total of $1,414 was contributed of information or the givingof
Swimming Pools by NAS military and civilian false information. Information
List Of PrizesGo personnel to the annual Red Cross given cannot be used against a

Open SaturdayThree Policy For City I' campaign conducted during the person in any manner, officials
On DisplayThe month of March the final tabulation have pointed out.
of the four outdoor of figures has disclosed. --x-

swimming pools at NAS will Buses Announced various prizes to be given Thirteen departments and divisions I

officially open for use Saturday | away at the coming Charity aboard the station partic- Boy Scouts

morning, the Physical Training As a reminder, Naval Air | Carnival are now on display ipated in the drive. The amountin
at the Overhaul and Repair cash and checks has been I i
Department has announced. Station personnel are advised \i turned over to the Red Cross i Open 2-Day
The enlisted men's pool in I[ that the sale uf tokens and i Supply, and Public Works Field Director for forwarding to

the rear of the Navy Exchange I weekly passes for use on I! departments and the Navy Exchange local chapters chairman of the
drive Charles A. Ditt- Camp Friday
building, the WAVES pool in busses of the Jacksonville ,I II Chaplain
Coach Company has been dis- :. These prizes, which will be mar announced. '' About
the WAVES barracks area and I The Overhaul and Repair de- 300 Boy Scouts from the:
the Officers' Club pool will all t continued in accordance with given away April 28 and 29 in partment led the list of depart-I North Florida Council will arrive

have their first day of swim j I a recently passed city ordi- I addition to the two grand tal contributors with a total of I day at noon Friday fora two

.. ming Saturday. The Chiefs' nance. prizes, a convertible Chryslerand $555, far ahead of other units. tion.encampment They will pitch aboard their the tents sta

pool will be opened as soon as I|; Bus company officials point : a motor boat, include Pubic department Works with with$172.63.$208. i in the camp site near the Ancho-

repair- work is finished, whichis I out that outstanding tokens will three refrigerators three electric Administration with $143.71 and rage.
expected to be in a few days. 1 ibe I I accepted for fare on buses ranges, two washing machines Operations with $131.76 were The scouts are A and B patrols -
through April 30 after which II j and two television sets. I other high contributors. who have been marked at
All pools will be open daily date they may be redeemed at full Tickets for these prizes sell Donations from other departments camporees which were held pri-
from 1000 until 2100.ExBritish I i,I value at the bus company booth j for 25 cents and can be secured and divisions included, I or to this time. Their visit to
-x- I( located at Main and Adams from agents at the booths NARTU. $62.70; Marine Barracks. i i11.75 this station is. a reward for their
streets or at the general offices ] where the Fire high standing.Horace
prizes are display $- : Department, $21;
MP i at 36 Riverside avenue. I S. Williamson, executive
ed. Holders must be presentat M-1 division $20.15; Communications
. I; There will be no change in the the drawing to win. $19; D-l division $17.75; America secretary for of this the Boy Scoutsof
t present school fare it has been Industrial Relations, $14 and Yard I area, will be
the scout official in
To Here declared. division, $5.25. charge of
Speak
( J -- -- .- -. I the camporee.Facilities .
of the station will be
made available to the boys for .
Next WednesdayMrs. their use and appreciation, In.
cluding scheduled dips in the indoor
Beatrice Wright, a former I t{ ae n pool.
member of the British Parliament j ,I The special feature of the program .
during the war, will deliver will be a camp fire at 2100
a lecture at the Naval Air Station I Friday evening, at which time i
Wednesday, April 19. I Capt. Alvin I. Malstrom commanding
Mrs. Wright who is visiting in officer of NAS? will
bring greetings to the
this country with her uncle Capt. assembled
scouts. Persons
i.. Paul Hammond, USNR (retired) on the stationare
welcome to
in Long Island, N. Y., will talk come and observethe
-. on "England Since the War." She occasion.
" will address the officers and their' The program planned for the
wives at 2000 Wednesday at the camporee includes a Navy train
ing film to be shown at the Main-
Student Officers' auditorium and
will talk to the enlisted men at side Auditorium, inspection of
I the site and .
inspection
camp personal
1500 at the NATTCenter auditor- of
uniforms
t ium. Saturday
morning, a tour of the station in.
She was appointed to a seat in cluding the Operations tower
Parliament to fill the vacancy and radar. inspection of Navy
f created by the death of her first planes and a link trainer, a short
; husband famed RAF pilot Tim. t"i | cruise in a Navy crash boat, and

othy Rathbone who was killed in ... w I visit to the Hobby Shop and
_..... __
'i the battle of Britain. I Ia Irr -- '"""" .x i Maintenance and Repair Shop
An informal discussion period ,GOES TO LUCKY HOLDER-One of the prizes to be offered at the Charity CarnIval April At 1400 Saturday the scouts
! in which Mrs. Wright will answer ] 28 and 29 is this neat fisherman's dream, a combination of a 12-foot Shampine a Chris-Craft out. I will prepare to break camp with
questions will follow her I board motor, and a Mastercraft two-wheel trailer. This is just one of many prizes to be offered at I the final ceremony' and close of
rr speech. the tWO.d l1 affair camporee at 1500.


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Report From Washington P '

Jax Air News -


Service To Meet Here In June
Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air. Chaplains I'
Fla.
Station. Jacksonville,
NAS, Jacksonville
Capt. Alvin I. Malstrom. Commanding Officer Navy Accepting Medic GraduatesBy
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell_.-_ .....Executive Officer I
Fleet Air JacksonvilleRear Armed Forces Press Service field. It will have three progression ladders: "l
Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery...._.....__ Commander The Navy will be host to 100 Service Chap- Disciplinary Guard, Criminal Investigation, C
Capt. Frank T. Ward.._.__..-Chief of Staff. lains at the Jacksonville, Fla., Naval Air Sta- and Military Police. A fourth ladder Prisonerof I
Fleet Air Wing Eleven tion June 14 to 16, in a spiritual refreshment War Processing, is being published, but will
Capt. George C. Montgomery.__..._. Commander period during which outstanding religious be utilized only on the event of mobilization.The .
Comdr. Charles Robertson........-Chief Staff Officer leaders will speak.. Air Force has announced a new plan .
for selecting Regular and Reserve officers for
Naval Hospital The Naval Intelligence courses for officers temporary promotion to captain through colo-
.. .. Officer
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton.__ Commanding i will become a semi-annual instead of an annual nel, including WAFS, Medical Service offi-
...._ _Executive Officer
Capt. Guy E. Stahr I course in July. Applications for the class cers and Chaplains. Names of selected officers
NARTU beginning in July should be submitted to the will be placed on a "recommended person-
Capt. Frederic W. Priestman..__. Commanding Officer Bureau of Naval Personnel not later than April nel" list and promotions will be made on a
Comdr. John Barleon ._._._...Executive Officer 15. monthy basis to fill grade vacancies as they ...
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration occur. -'
building. Phone extension 8184. The Army Signal Corps has developed a Selections for promotion to temporary colo-
Editor-Andrew H. Planey miniature magnetron radio tube that will op- nel and lieutenant colonel will. be made by
Staff Members-Chester Paschang, SN; Virginia Rogers, SN, erate on less than 100 volts from dry batter- central Selection Boards appointed by the
and Shirley Ritoch SN. ies, as compared with 20,000 to 30,000 volts Secretary of the Air Force. Promotions to
The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station normally required by commercial-type mag- temporary captain and major, including j
Jacksonville, Florida I and printed commercially with non-appropriated fundsat netrons. The new tube is said to offer POSSI- WAFS but not Medical Service officers and
-no expense to the government and in compliance with NAVKXOS P-35 Rev bilities of important improvements in radio Chaplains, will be made by boards appointed -
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station the
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field, and and radar operation. The basic theory was de- by Commanding Generals of major com-
the U. S. Naval Hospital.The rived from a captured German magnetron, mands.
and greatly improved by Signal Corps tech- Eligible officers not assigned to a major
JAX AIR NEWS It a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Re-
production of material from these sources must bear a credit line. Republication nicians. command, and Chaplains and Medical Ser-
of oth-r matter, except by service publications Is prohibited without permissionof vice officers will be selected by boards con-
Editor, JAX AIR NEWS. The Navy is accepting applications from vened at USAF Headquarters. First promo
medical school graduates and senior studentsfor tions under the new procedure are expectedin .
its annual civilian interne training pro- June or July.
gram which begins July 1. Deadline for appli- .
To Cancel Your Savings PlanIs cations is May 15. Army warrant officer appointments will be "'-
open before June 30, 1951. First source will
A new guest house for visitors and an en- be top-grade enlisted men who passed the I
listed men's club have been opened at the 1948 examinations with scores lower than
To Break FaithMany Great Lakes, Ill., Naval Training Center. those selected for appointment. Remaining. requirements -
will be filed through competitive
Regulations are being distributed imple- examinations.
Naval Air Station Personnel who helped to in- menting the Army's Military Police Career11Ieef.end .

crease the station's participation in the payroll Savings
'
Bond Plan by coming into the fold during the recent bond Study of Guided Mi&sle 1f ,

drive, have broken faith with the station, and their govern- Program Is Ordered t

ment, by cancelling their participation in recent weeks. Washington AFPS) -A complete S'
Word was received this week that after reaching an i review of the United States
overall percentage participation of 74 per cent for militaryand WincjTafk 'Notes guided missile program has been ..
71 per cent for civilians- the highest total reached by ordered by Secretary of Defense
troroliIARTJ '
the station since the has Louis Johnson. The review be-
war years-the percentage dropped ing conducted by the Defense De-
considerably within the past month or so.Before partment's Research and Devel
the concerted savings! bond drive, in which personnel opment Board and the board's
of the station responded handsomely, the total partic- committee on guided missiles.

ipation was less than 50 percent, which ranked NAS about Easter Week-end and anotherone Incidentally, did you know f bird dropped off a new little sta-
11th among the nation's 13 Naval Air Stations. The 74 and of those rare and much enjoyed that Baxley is a former Golden I j tionkeeper.
71 per cent marks temporarily placed the station near the week-ends off. Lots of Eas- Gloves champ. He won the Igihl NARTU lost its carpenter this
ter were dyed and heavyweight division crown of
eggs many
week when Robert C.
top of the list. Wynn,
new Easter outfits were worn the 1949 Golden Gloves in Geor- .
With the recent cancellation, or dropping off the rolls and lets hope that everyone gia while attending Georgia Mili- and DCI,lucrative succumbed life to of the thrilling duster.

of payroll savings bond plan, the percentage of participationfor found time to get to church during tary College at Milledgeville. Wynn, who learned a to crop fly, and-
the military has dropped to 54 4 per cent and for civil- the busy three-day holiday. There are rumors that he is itch- built up over 300 hours of flight

ians to 65.7, making the overall percentage, 62.9. This is Many events of interest have ing beginning to get the to gloves work back out on with andis time on the GI bill, will fly for

still slightly higher than the pre-drive total, but not enoughto NARTU been reported stationkeepers about our so we'll own William J. Powers, AD2, and tor the in largest the country.crop dusting He will opera-trael

warrant much increase in ranking. keep this column to ourselves as Chief Kenneth L. Pendergras.Was with a group of 25 pilots and will
Efforts should be made by military and civilian person- long as no "Week-End Warrior" surprised to learn that cover the country from Oklahomato
nel alike to retain their participation in the payroll savings squadron held drills over the Eas- Powers was a well known profes- Canada each year. This opera- J
All should realize the benefits of saving ter weekend.The sional boxer in the Pittsburgharea tor maintains 35 Stearman air-
persons
plan. regu-
Easter bunny brought before the and that Pen-
war craft at all times in his nomad t
larly for their own good. However, individual saving helps three; of our former Benedicts into dergras was a local Golden Gloves squadron of dusters.
everyone-community and the nation. Savings in any form the limelight when they tooka champ in 1941 and 1942. Boy, you NARTU's anglers have been
serve as a stabilizing force for business and industryandthat big step over into the ranks of never can tell, these nice quiet, I. making some remarkable fish
"
means steady jobs and full employment, which helps the "brown-baggers. Willie T. polite guys are usually the ones catches lately. Capt. Frederic W.
Singletary, ADI, was wed to the to watch out for. 'Priestman, Comdr. Jack Barleonand
everybody. former Miss Bessie Moore of This one isn't very recent, but '
J. B. Evans AD2
tried their
There are important benefits from saving that cannotbe Bowden, Georgia, on the 26th of it just came in, so belated con- luck around the bridge just northof
measured in dollars, it is pointed out. Saving is self-dis- March. (We think he ought to gratulations to Maurice W. Green, St. Augustine on Friday. They
cipline; it builds moral fibre, as well as economic strength. change his name to Doubletary AD1, who exchanged vows with report that they nearly froze to
People should not be told, they should realize this is a tough now). Ruth Crosby on January 9th at death, but came home with 35
the
John II. Baxley, SN, picked Folkston, Ga.
world that we live in, and the people need all the moral and 2nd of April to marry his sweetheart There was an arrival at the and trout 45, 1 cats.blue The fish week, 11 before rock bass Ev-

economic strength they can muster, to survive. from high school days, Miss home of James C Hayslip on ans and his brother-in-law, Al
Betty Warren of Jacksonville. April 5th when the long-legged Rojero, of the Service Reserve

_____.......u._....____. -..-..----------..------ Unit, made the outstanding catch
6,000 ROTC 'i of 127 trout between the two of '
them.

Students To Train Leading Chief Clovis M. Can '
At the Station Chapels terbury caught ten black bass,
ranging between 4V4 and 9Vi Ibs.

With Navy at SeaThe i Protestant0930Sunday School. near apiece Cross at his Creek."secret" fishing spot

1045-Services. Chaplain Char-
y V. V. "Flash"
les A. Dittmar, All Saints Chapel. Seymore Toole
Navy will train approxi- '
off to the hospital for a few daysto
0915-Hospital Chapel Services.
mately 6,000 NROTC collegemen have jome infected tonsil tis-
this summer aboard various Chaplain John E. Hollingsworth. sue removed. Incidentally, Toole ,
ships of the Atlantic and Pacific Catholic rates an "Oscar" for some photo ..,
fleets and at the Naval Air Sta- 0900-Mass, St. Edwards' Chapel. graphic work that will soon grace
tion, Pensacola, Fla; Naval Am- Chaplain Brian D. Mahedy. the walls of Mayor Haydon Burns'
phibious Base, Little Creek, Va., I 1100-Mass. office. A most difficult job of aer-
.
and the Marine Corps Schools, 0645-Mass at Hospital Chapel. ial photography that involved the -
Quantico, Va. Confessions, Saturday-1930 to enlarging of small 4" by 5" negatives
The college students, who are 1930. tr:4 to 42 by 60 inches in the developed -
midshipmen of the Naval Reserve Novena, Wednesday-1900. .. 74 prints. The result will bea
> Officers Training Corpsin -x'I perpetual mural of the Jackson-
52 colleges and universities "I'm fed up on that," cried the : ville skyline that'will be labeled
throughout the country, will receive 'I baby, pointing to the high-chair. with a small, attractive, brass en.
diversified trainingranging graved plate attesting that the
from submarine and aviation I work wag. presented by the
indoctrination to general ship- will be announced at a later "Week-End Warriors" of NARTU
board duty and amphibious land- II date. Jax. The brass plate was turned
ings. I In the Pacific, 940 NROTC sen- out by 0 & R through the coop ,
Practically all ships in both iors and sophmores will board the : eration of Comdr. David W. Wat- '
fleets, including aircraft carriers, heavy cruiser Saint Paul, the kins of the planning division.
cruisers, destroyers and subma- escort aircraft carrier Badoeng Lots of excitement over the i
rines, will be utilized in the ex- Strait, and four destroyers, leav- change of rate examinations, wish
tensive training program an- ing San Francisco on June 19, you all could make it, men. Bestof
nounced by the Bureau of Naval for a training cruise that will include l_. tv's luck.
Personnel. stops at Pearl Harbor, San Many trips being taken over
The NROTC program is designed Diego and the San Clenente Island : z t4d&6vao the holiday.. Sam Bledsoe oft
the U. S. Naval operating area before the ,,,, .. to Miami to visit his family; Lcdr.
to supplement __._ ..rwAiwwK.: &ea.i.w..r; .wr't a, :.u+.:.ak I
Academy in producing career of- ships return to Sa. Francisco on Frank Adams up into Georgia;
ficers for the Navy and Marine July 30. Enroute they will undergo EGG HUNT WINNERS Jerry Boquette keeps a vigilant Frank LaComb, YN2, to Atlanta;
Corus, and to provide a contin- antisubmarine training, and watch: while comforting little Geraldine Jahn who Is concernedlest Robert Fletcher, PN3 ,to Georgia
uous supply of young, well train- gunnery and tactical exercises. someone puncture "Tenderfoot," the balloon-doll she won in '( ; Lcdr. Bill Hall to Tupelo,
ed officers for the Naval and Ma- and will witness air operations. the Easter egg hunt at All-Saints' chapel. Jerry, son of II. J. Bo- Mississippi, and must be lots
rine Corps Reserves. Regularjor NROTC students are required to quett, AMI, Is elated over winning the cowboy suit lie is wearing, more that we didn't hear about.
and sophmore students, along take two summer cruises and one presented by Toy Town, Inc., of Jacksonville. Two-run holster In closing, all NARTU wishes -
with 2,600 Naval Academy midshipmen summer period of indoctrinationin sets were also won by Geraldine, daughter of E. F. Jahn, ADC, to express their sympathy to
will participate in these aviation and amphibious war- and Lldna Marie Lewis, daughter of Roy F. Lewis, AOC, as second Chief George Frye on the recent
cruises. The, cruise itineraries fare. and third prizes. death of his mother.Page .




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MONEY FOR IDEAS-Lt. (Jg) William F. St. Clair, process division office of Overhaul and Repair department presents Forrest A. Ross his check for $74.50in
II recognition for his beneficial suggestion adopted by the Navy, while other award winners look on. Left to right are Lt. (jg) St. Clair, Forrest Ross, Alfred Jones. I
Henry O. Timberlane, Oscar A. Voelker, George I. Kelley, Edgar C. Bailey, Fred O. Carr, Montgomery W. Huttsell, Hammond F. Diz, Jack I. McCaslin, Jack II.
Flew, Ealon V Clenny, Joseph G. Gusimano_ Ira Blue, and Carl Reiben.. These, are Just, 15 of 33 who received cash awards last week for suggestions.


1I0It Operation "Crossover" Set Red Cross Says '! $740 Given To EmployeesFor


; ? For Amphibious Forces 'Thanks' To All


r "Crossover," a Naval am- I Thanks and appreciation to Beneficial SuggestionsIdeas
operations. "Crossover" is unique all Navy and civilian person-
phibious operation designedto in that participation is comprisedof nel at the Naval Air Stationfor

test the latest tactic and those experts within the Navy their contributions to the and suggestions pay off, and handsomely too, as
[ technique of amphibious development and Marine Corps whose primary recent Red Cross fund drive, was proved last Friday when 33 employees from Overhauland
is formulation and has been expressed by AllenG.
duty testingof
close
i involving co- amphibious principles and Scarbrough, field director. Repair Department were awarded checks totaling 740.
ordination of air-land-sea de- technique.The In his letter of thanks, Scar- 00. It was estimated that the 33 suggestions adopted represent

ment, and designed to deal participating forces are organized -: brough delivered this message: an annual savings of $23,405.52, to the Navy.
s' with the problems presentedby into At- "As field director of the
an Amphibious Topping the list, Fred O. Carr,
American Red Cross at this intendent.
will be tack Force under the Command
new con- division awarded
weapons, i was
of Rear Adm. Harold D. Baker station, I wish to take this Process Suggestions that are considered
ducted late this month in the for his idea of a machinefor
Commander Amphibious Group opportunity to express my ap- of bot- possible for use by the Navy De-
area of Camp Lejeune, N. C., preciation to all Navy, Marine rewrapping oxygen
2, and a landing force commanded tles in piano wire reinforcementto partment as a whole are sent to
it was announced last week by Major Gen. Franklin A. and civilian personnel for their prevent shattering. This sug- Washington for dissemination

by Lt. Gen. LeRoy P. Hunt, Hart, commanding general, Sec- support. to the 1950 fund cam- gestion resulted in an estimated review and possible adoption.
Commanding General Fleet l ond Marine Division Base at paign."By annual savings of $6131.82.An Those adopted are eligible for additional
contri-
Camp Lejeune. The Second Ma- your voluntary awards by the Navy De
Marine for Atlantic, and Rear butions you make it possible award of $87.50 went to
rine Air Wing, based at Cherry partment.
Forrest A. Ross, division,
for this humanitarian organi- process
Adm. Jerauld Wright, Com-
Point N C. commanded Major I
by Winners Listed
zation to fulfill its obligation for his improvement over the old
mander Amphibious Force, Gen. Louis Woods, will provide to the distressed people of this method of replacing worn bush-i Also awarded checks last Friday
Atlantic Fleet.Amphibious I the close air support for the I country." ings on the outboard end of the I for their suggestions were:

experts of the operation, while an especially I balance tab on the Corsair FG-I Edgar C. Bailey, process division,
Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic, trained group of Marines and lID elevator. The estimated annual $30.50; Harold R. Bakeman, plant,
Naval aviators will be labeled savings on this suggestionwas $8.50; Ira Blue division,
and of the Amphibious Force, Atlantic ; Hints Cure process
Fleet, will join in executing "Aggressor Force" and will pro Navy I $2501.82. $10.96; Ealon V. Clenny, trans
the operation which is de- vide the opposition to the land- Save Navy Money fer division, $8.50; Joseph G.

signed to test "1950 method and ing. I Cities Ward H .Chance, process div- Cusimano, process division, 16.
technique" of approaching and -x- For Thirsty ision, received an award of $65.- 90; Daniel B. Denmark, assembly,
asaulting an enemy-held beach. I 00 for his presentation of a more $8.50; Louis V. Didonato, transfer .
efficient to inject compoundand division, $35.30 HammondF.
way ;
Unique Operation
Emphasis will be placed on : 7 Years Without : By CloudseedingNew spray cylinders by the elimination I Diz. process division, $21.20;
testing of the latest developmentin of air preventing mois- Jack K. Heard, shop personnel
tactic and technique of amphibious York (AFPS-Use of the t[ ture, and thus preventing rust- I supervisor, $21.20; Malcolm C
I warfare, rather than I Sick Leave For "cloud-seeding techniques of rain- I ing of the cylinders. His idea Hearn, assembly, $21.20; Henry
upon the training of personnel, making" is suggested by the I saves 1624.50 annually. I F. Hood, repair and salvage, 21.
.. which has been the primary purpose Navy's head meteorologist for ;1 Both military and civilian personnel -120; Montgomery W. Huttsell, Jr..
of most post-war amphibious Local WorkerSeven : communities hit by a water t aboard the station are encouraged I process division $16.90; Alfred
---- : shortage. ) to submit their ideas, Jones, process division, $16.90;
I I and suggestions in the suggestion I Earnest A. Jones, accessories and
years is a long time Captain Howard T. Orville,
boxes. Representatives from equipage $12.70 I. Kelley
George
i ; -
without taking a day's sick head of the Navy's Aerologi-
I leave. Industrial Relations check I I process division, $12.70; Walter -
cal Service his views
gave on through the suggestions received,: Luciw, division 16.
That's the record hung up future water supplies in the U. ,i I process ,
send them to Overhaul and 90.
by Mary Hendon, maid in the S. during a recent Columbia on .
main Administration building. Broadcasting System program. Repair for investigation, and if I Jack I. McCaslin, process div
found valuable, are forwarded to
ision John
$10.20; McQuillan,
Since coming to NAS back in
The Navy weather man pointedout the Beneficial Suggestion Committee -
j accessories, $8.50; Jack W. Merriam -
March 1943, Mary has that the of this
never utility new for further investigationand
division
transfer $18.18
,
0 0 taken one day of sick leave. scientific development has not award determination. Harold E. Neal plant;,
I Of course she has taken excess been proved. However, he added, :Members of this committee Include power
I $8.50 Jack H. Plew, division
; process
.. leave, but she had been valuable cloud
experience on John W. Carson acting In-
$16.20 Thomas E. Red
here four years before takinga physics is being obtained. dustrial Relations Officer, chair mond, accessories; $8.50; Carl
o I day off,- quite another While there is no danger of a man; Michael Cascone, recorder, Reiben, process division, $16.20;
achievement of loyalty. general water famine due to any Industrial Relations; Eugene L. James A. Sorrell, plant division,
V OLATIO Mary is a Jacksonville girl "change in the annual rainfall over Griffin, master mechanic, Public $8.50; Philip L. Smith, flight
and accounts her extremely the entire country, growth in Works; Lt. Raymond R. Rucker, test, $18.17; Henry O. Timber-
good health to good clean liv- population and an increase in water assistant production officer, O & lake, division, $10.62;
Sixteen autoists were appre- ing. When asked if she ever use make it necessary for R; Jack Silver, aeronautical en- Oscar transferi ker, process divis-
hended for traffic violations had been sick during her life- cities and industries to study water gineer, O & R; Alfred Szarmanski ion, $10.62; Albert B. Weathers
aboard the station during the per- time, Mary replied" "not enoughto supplies carefully, Captain forman, Supply; and Robert accessories, $8.50; Edward D.
iod April 410. speak of. Orville said. F Taylor, station safety super-
West, plant division, $12.70; and
.. Illegal Parking Lcdr. C. D. I I -x- ., : .-x" Carson J. Wilcox, Sr., plant,
'
Fonvielle, Ensign/ W. R. King En- Varner Falls ShortIn $21.20.
sign N. L. Halloday, Midn. R. M. > -x-
Eblacker, Midn. R. H. Foster, P. Skeel r ii, j
._ D Begley, J. A. Moroney, R. D. ; DefenseGene TheatreGuide
Wrighton, AD2; R. G. Knott, I Varner, one of Jax-Navy'a
PRAN M. C. Roper, PR3; G. R. leading skeetmen, failed in his
Johnson, CS3; E. Davis AOC; J.I attempt to defend the Thompson
R. Lepard, Bosn, and PFC D. Memorial Trophy, which he captured
Haves. in last year's annual all-
Reckless Driivng-L. C. Ham guage shoot at Augusta, Ga.,
mock. when he missed two out of 100 rJ Mainside Auditorium
SJeeding-M. N. Smith, Alan. clay birds in this year's firing \ Movies: Weekdays, 1730-2000
-xConsider which took place last week-end. Weekends: 1130-2000

Subs Under However, the Navy didn't leave THURSDAY, APRIL 15
I empty-handed, for Bill Ragsdale, "Twilight on the Sierras", with
i Reserve Training Unit, fired a and Dale Evans.
Roy Rogers
Arctic Ice as Weapon I perfect 100x100 round in the 20 ) .

Washington (AFPS) Subma- I gauge shoot to annex the crown. FRIDAY, APRIL 11
rines carrying guided missilesand This year's winner of the All- I "One Way Street", featuring
airplanes under the Arctic Guage shoot was Buddy Keath James Mason.
ice might be the most effective ot Spartanburg, S. C., who is a SATURDAY, APRIL 15
means of conducting} a Polar offensive former National Junior Skeet.Champion. I Beyond the Forest", with,.Bette
'... Keath was the only Davis and Joseph Cotten.
This is the I opinion recently:r ; : :Shooter,out of 75 entrants to fire s SUNDAY, APRIL 1C

voiced here by Sir Hubert, WU4. aj rf (oardrna0O.,(' Jot'mtr' i i: "Love Happy", featuring the
Ited;7 NAS
,a :
Arctic :Mw
kins, noted explgrer Marx Brothers.
consultant to the United Stages. (.Clt@etogaai, onthe;;. !( o6t-ofl..for pyM
trp, ititt:n100tallyq. MONDAY, APRIL 17
Army "Always Leave Them Laugh..
1, Sir Hubert, to demonstrat.Kztstheoryl Ing", with Milton Berle and Vir..
1io'ard
rhowed motion pictures i; ,,, istol: aeY t'l 11aot .
made from a submarine that he n uab..t 1.! U ), YI 4iiewTs..get\< n **tJ->* ?** *. m imm. .>* ---' ginia Mayo.
took under the Arctic. ice in 1931. I ur'-t.'H rAllHFUL7wORKER-.Sevcn years is a long time without TUES-WED. APRIL 18-10
l'
Metal runners along the top of Second ;}Mother 1 :j'- That'good;little \ sklfj: avebxtt'shathas' : been the good fortune of MarylIendon I "The Heiress*', starring- Olivade
the submarine made it slide'along I boy of yours hit him on;the : Abvur;itHtfcl '.lA',.lie main Administration building. She Haviland and Montgomery
the under side of the ice. head with a rock." ,has.worked r&.skH: & Mar eh 1913. Clift
S ;
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I Skippy "Puts On The Dog" For Cameraman "Man's Best Friend"Skippy



Is More Than A Pet





He's Actually One-Dog ShowThe '%


dog alone of all animals, has an affection upwards

to man.

Call it affection between dog and his master, or whatever you
wish, but a few short minutes with Boatswain's Mate first class
Warren Folks of NAS and his dog "Skippy" will steal your heart
comoletelv.
Almost-unbelievably, Skippy, a -
black and white part spitz' and placed in an animal hospital and

J4I fox terrier, can perform at the I in three months was completely
request of his master at least 38 recovered.

tricks, most of which are amazing According to his master Skippy ,"
enough to merit "Believe It just loves to sit and watch the -
Or Not" rating. planes take off and land at the f' i
I Being under the guidance of a I field. Folks says that Skippy has

sailor, naturally Skippy Is more never had a plane ride and he
ir military and nautical-minded rather thinks the dog would en. i''
than most dogs. He can come to I joy it. Folks' ambition for his dog j
"attention and hand salute," at would be to have him jump with .' ,
the insistence of his master just a small chute from a plane.

| as any man in ranks can do. Skip- Folks will consider Skippy's
I py can also smoke a pipe or cigarette training complete when the ver-

pick up trash and put it satile dog can walk a tight rope.
in a trash can, ride horseback Working toward that goal Skip-
jump from heights of 30 to 40
I py can already navigate the flat
feet, play a good game of ball, edge of a high 2 by 4.
dance, shoot dice, will eat
i anything *
As to the of in
secret
success
he is told to eat (whether
1 I I he likes it or not) and will play training Skippy Folks says,' "I
ir:3 "dead dog.: love to train dogs especially
i hunting dogs. Discipline is important
Dog Has Ills Day !> Good Messenger
as one has to be strict and
Skippy even pick money

will up
Hestitating at first but finally firm, but kindness and being
and put it in a pocket, climb
heeding the soothing trees of great height, and will quick," to commend is also important -

tones of his master, Skippy. start to dig a hole when told to _

two-year old part spitz-part' I do so and will continue to dig .x-- -
terrier, goes through his acts ,I until he is told to stop But
for the cameraman. "His i the trick that really will catch

Honor" poses proudly with ;your eye is Skippy's pet trick of ,
pipe, white hat and glasses I answering the telephone and then
in top left photo. Skippy per- putting back the receiver al
forms his neatest trick in most unbelievable of an animal. :t
sx Yt answering the ring of the ', Skippy is also a good messenger -
phone, taking it off receiver ,<' he brings in the newspaper
and putting it back in right every morning and will deliver r
icture. Bottom photo shows messages to various houses in the
N how Skippy best likes to ride t neighborhood.A "

a car. on the hood, as his fine hunting companion. Lcdr. E, R Foster. Jr., the
master Warren Folks, AMI!, Skippy catches rats chases cats. Asst, PWO, was in Miami all day
compliments him on his per- >: is a good squirrel dog and even a Monday on inspection. Noble C..
formance. Skippy an exceptionally fair bird dog and will retrieve I| Farmer of Technical Services is
talented canine, hasa dead squirrels and birds. He'll spending his time all week doing
bag of some 38 tricks. ''jump into the water from a boat I some inspecting in North Carolina
I to retrieve ducks. Skippy loves togo and South Carolina.
'tI ( fishing and catches fish in the
I I St Johns river One thing the We extend our deepest sympathy
to Townsend Dent and fam -
little black and white dog will I
ily in the recent unfortunate incident
not permit, is anyone to point a
---- -- -
at him.Skippy's in their household. Sorryto
a gun
A New Guide
report that Burl Wright of the
WAVES Get accomplishments can Fire Department is in the hospi-
be credited to his Boatswain's
master I I tal and we hope he is soon able
mate Folks of the Crash
New Report System '
DevelopedFor 'to return to work. Reports from
and Fire division who has .
pa '
New Attire his wife indicate he is getting
tiently trained his protege since along just fine.
Navy Senior Petty OfficersTwice he was only six weeks old. Skip-
Several employees of our de- JI
py will :')on be two years old.
For Summer I I partment received pins for their
Almost Died
within the next year the duty performance of Navy 1 I length of service with the Government ,
chief petty officers and first class petty officers will be reported Knocked around a bit when he :1,
Although there was no special Monday afternoon. They
was 9 months old the spitz-
part
upon and submitted to the Bureau of Naval Personnel. The evalua- :
Charlie Green Trans
Easter last
parade Sunday. were -
tions will be similar to the fitness reports required of all naval officers terrier while aboard ship with |I Boyer .
WAVES at the Naval Air Station his master, accidentally jumped I I: tion, 10 years; Laurence ,
were all prepared and and may determine whether the present quarterly marks system I through an open cargo hatch fell ]:1 Power Plant, 20 years; Edward
for CPO s and POl's may be revised later.
til-groomed in their new Megonigal, Maintenance, 10
the I down through two decks and hit I I
six
Covering
summer uniforms.The [ iod previous to their months'per submittal-, 'j| The report is called "The Chief the steel: deck below. He suffered ,., years; Lester Rountree Mainten-
new uniform became the reports will supply BuPers and First Class Petty Officer Evaluation a broken jaw two broken ribs'i' ance 15 years; Herman Steyer-
of their last and a broken foot. Folks was sure I man, Maintenance, 10 years and
part sea bag year, with vital personnel informationon Sheet" (NavPers 1339)). '>
!
but it has just been added to the Navy's senior PO's. ':jit will be used to supplement other Skippy was a "goner." Skippy Noble Farmer of Technical Services
the stock at Small Stores in The first report will be sub- I service documents to be used'as 1 was brought back to shore and of .20 ;years. Congrats; to all

the WAVES barracks.The guide in selecting PO's for you.With
mitted to BuPers July 15. The a
FAMOUS! LAST WORDS
new uniform is Mill grey second report will be submittedJan. special missions for duty as instructors I j! "O. K. If he won't dim his all the congratulations be-
seersucker, but the style dif- 15, 1951, unless the plan is 1 and for promotions to''; lights, I won't either"Florida ing passed out we want to include
Ed Crews of the Power
fers somewhat from the old. later extended beyond that date. warrant officer or limited duty I
I II I' '
The flare skirt makes for more i "Since the Evaluation Sheet 'officers I -or for promotion to' Plant and Faunce McCully of De- ..
comfort and is much more attractive will become one of the most im- CPO in the case of POl's, j R sign. Ed has been elected the new
chairman of the Public Works Department
than the gathered i portant records available to the I, Where unsatisfactory or un- : -
rkirt Grey buttons on the unI- 1 Bureau on senior petty officers. favorable marks or comments are Recreation Committee -
form js laundered. A tiny pocket under I that careful thought is given to I II i'CPO or POI reported on will be | Faunce for the splendid job
and endless hours of work
the collar comes in handy I the completion of this report," presented with the report on he put
and there's also a pencil pocket. according to BuPers Circ Ltr which he may write in his own I on ,the job during the last quarter

23.50 (NDB 15 Feb 1950)), the explanation or sign a statement
The to roll
those
urge up I From all reports, there are go-
directive which announced the : that he does not desire to make 2C
;sleeves ,during hot weather will AFPS 'I ing to be more future dates of
comment.
( )
new plan
be removed, because the sleeveson -.- -- fun end frolic for the employeesof .
the new garb are made with I this Department. If arty of you ..
a neat little cuff. 'have any ideas or suggestions to

Both the old and the new will I II fF make, the members of ;your com-
be part of the WAVES' ward- I mittee will be glad to take them
robe this season, as the girls Calendar up at their meetings and work ... '.
have until 1952 to convert entirely out anything that might be pos
to the new uniform.x I 1 1I sible
Of Coming Events Virgil Hilliard, formerly of
Maintenance, is in St. Luke's
Wavy Seeks AnswerTo < Hospital. His illness has not been
determined as yet. Mr. Hilliard
has many friends in Public
f Submerged Missiles Works.

NEWS FROM THE FIRE BOX:
is to find out
Navy endeavoring Congrats to Jim Burt and wife
whether a missile maybe a torpedo
who were presented with a husky
travel under water at
I can
recruit for the Fire Department ,.
supersonic speeds. this week. Jim states he will be .
Navy ordnance technicianshave I ready for duty in 1970. Professor
fired small steel balls into Cantrell had a good day golfing '
water at speeds as fast as 7,000 last Saturday He claims he broke

.: feet per second, or more than Here is a glimpse at the Recreation schedule for the next seven 80 (on the first 9 holes, we bet).
r 4,770 miles per hour.f days at NAS. Clyde Mathews and George

,t This is considerably faster than SATURDAY, APRIL ]15th-Outdoor swimming pools open at Greene make up the current battery
the speed of sound, which travels i for the Middleburg "Mud-

f 500 feet per second in cold water, 1000.SUNDAY, APRIL l6th-Jax-Navy's baseball team plays hostto hens.- Both are doing very well
.. nearly five times as fast as in the I Fort Jackson's team on Mason Field at 1430. Btauty It's, not i in spite of aching bones and muscles
It's cold outside. b1..nol I they endure for the remain

}j air.The steel pellets, though striking I MONDAY, APRIL 17th-Fort Jackson is again the local nine'sopponent Gardens, Florida.... .,, der' of the week. Clyde says he
'J' Mason Field at 1600. 'Cypress '
) on ,
| the water at terrific speed' P1: 'ji'.ty 'i.... has been having the Monday
found to slow down rapidly, WEDNESDAY APRIL 19th-What the local baseballerr jjjl'tcher, has other .)reason th8t'1 morning "black and blues."
"f ibecause were they encountered a decelerating do against really rugged competition will be seen' when th/ Play, wearing a sweater she's -x- ..
f speed of 2 million G's. I the Class A Flint, Mich. baseball team on Mason Field t,f 1600. 'selected us Florida**,''' ASrman: "How long can a man
Mprinrs Invade girl. The bathing utt-sdre live his alone?"
,i One represents the force off' THURSDAY APRIL 20th-The Parris lsland. ; on nerve
gravity. The Navy tests are con- I I the station for their first tussle1'with', the : baseballer' ,combination, \J. one of the' WAF: ""I dunno. How old are
tinuing. NOTICE-See Theatre guide for Movie sche5tUJe, styles on the beaches you now?

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Another big Bingo party is :

slated for this Friday night at __
1 2000. Cash awards are on tap for:
each game; also big jack pot and
little jack pot game, plus garnet
for ladies and men, with special

prizes.The.
regular weekly dance wil
be held Saturday night from 210(
to 0100, with music provided bj
Milo Jones and his orchestra
Milo will be glad to play youi
favorite tunes.

. Don't forget the big "farmei
--, party" on Saturday, April 22
Overalls, straw hats, and red bandanas .. a. yN{ s h'ec a
"f' for the men and ginghams,,
calico, and sunbonnets for the ladies .

Square dancing will be
, J'' ., called by a genuine "country caller $ W
a. Everyone is invited, dancing s
from 2100 to 0100. II I I
The club will be closed Friday
and Saturday, April 28 and 22
during the Charity Carnival. The
Bingo game that week will beheld

on Thursday, April 27.
Watch the club bulletin board
for the opening of the swimming

pool. _x- \, .
Y> 'v,
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9

SALTY HUMOR FROM I

..
'
r
a. HERE AND THERE ,.(


.. A farmer was once phoning the ""
,. veterinarian. "Say Doc," he said, iI
"I've got a sick cat. He just lays
... ... around licking his paws and does I READY FOR THE SWIM-Spring was a little late this year, but these local lassies are all ready for Saturday" opening of the
not have any appetite, what shall swimming pools. Left to right are seaman radioman Yvonne Heyl; airman Charlotte Filanowicz, and airman aeroprapher Elaine I
I do for him ?" I Moore. The local WAVES are modeling new style suits. obtained from the Navy Exchange.
.. -
"Give him a pint of castor oil,"

instructed Somewhat the dubious vet. the farmer !! Remember Fellas- 45 Civilian Employees

foiceO! the cat to take a pint of '*
castor oil A couple of days later Cherchez la Femme SUPPLY

the %et met the farmer on the I
street. Here's a new way for strategy Given Service words
I
"How's your sick calf?" inquiredthe i in sports
veterinarian."Sick The NAS WAVES used what
calf? That was a sick cat'I can b e termed "revealingstrategy" I Forty-five Naval Air Station civilian employees whose total APRIL SHOWERS: No wonder
April cries! In some ways Aprilis
their
I had" against opponents years of naval service amount to 270 years were awarded service a depressing month despiteits
"My God, did you give him a I in a recent bowling lea |i certificates and pins in a ceremony Monday morning. office as presager of Spring.
when
of castor oil ?" gue contest here they ----- ------- -
pint i The service pins which bear the '
U. S. conflict
I Every -except -
'Sine did." showed up at game time attired Navy eagle surmounted by a | went to David L. Dicks, Jr., Supply the major last war-began in April;

"\\'(' what did he do?" asked in shorts.it the i I shield registering the individual's ] and Fiscal; Charles D. Green,, : it is between-seasons for sports;
Maybe
the vet. was WAVES heavy length of service, were presented Edward J Megomeal; and Herman and the weather doesn't know
the ( ,
'Last time I saw him," said the handicap given : to the employees by Capt. Alvin Steyerman of Public Works;; whether. Yep, there are more
farmer "he was going over the hill maybe it was the weather, or I 11. Malstrom, NAS commanding Ethel Swiler. Administrative; Ar- eggs laid in April than those left
with five other cats Two were dIg. maybe the Operations bowl I officer, in the conference room thur E. Lynn, John A. Rist. Julian by the Easter Bunny.In .
pin', two were covering up, and ing crew just wasn't hitting I lof the Administration building i V. Slade, and Mary E. Dunbar,, particular, the
right that night, but you'llhave unhappiest
r one, was scouting for new territory I At least five years of unbroken -, Overhaul and Repair.
month is the
to go some to convince event of the closing
i the spectators that the WAVES i I 1 civil service NAS must Jacksonville have been 1 I On hand to witness the cere- oft h e department cafeteria
at
completed mony were Comdr. William E. which has served us so well these
. new attire didn't have a thingto
The objector to tempE'rance"poke I i before eligibility for the awardsis : Kenna, Overhaul and Repair Of- past few weeks. Plans for its con-
do with the fact that the
"Water has killed total of
bitterly established. The length '
ficer Comdr. Eugene Peltier, tinuance in form are at
3-1. ; pres-
I WAVES beat Operations any
rnoif people than liquor ever did. service, however, is indicated in
The loss knocked Operations I Public Works Officer; Comdr. Os- ent very indefinite.Our .
"You are raving, declared the I I multiples of five years.
I wald B, Porter, assistant Supply
out of first place. sincerest condolencesgo
"How do make that I awards for 20 very
teetotaler.
you Receiving years and Fiscal Officer, and John W.
to Frank Wood and to Sarah
'" service wire W. Bennett I
out : Arlington Rela- I
Industrial
,
Carson, acting
"Wc-11, to begin with there was I Dog Obedience Course Supply and Fiscal; Rufus A. tions Officer. Kuder both of whom lost a par-
week. Frank's mother
ent last
Jr. and Fiscal
the Peurifoy, Supply ;
flood'r Scheduled At Yukon Francis R. Gardner, Supply and I -xI passed away on Sunday night ea
I Anyone at NAS interested In Fiscal; Lawrence R. Boyer, Public after a long illness, and Sarah'sfather
I enrolling in a Dog Obedience Works; Lee V. Hilliard, Overhaul I Best Recruits To I suffered a heart attack a
Course, to be held at the Davis and Repair, and Noble C. day or so before.
Trailer Camp, Yukon, may do so Farmer of Public Works BRIEF BITS: A whole slue! of
by contacting the Employee Services Officials Witness i 5-year pins will be awarded
of the Industrial Relations The 15-year certificate and pin Be Given Special i shortly, and this or an early edition

department, extensions! winners included: John J. McAn- will broadcast the fact thatA.
I The course, to be held for a drews, Earl M. Wysong, and Tul- W. Bennett Francis Gardner,
period of 10 to 12 weeks, will lis C. Kirkland of Overhaul and : Honors AwardsWashington and Rufus Puerifoy will all be
begin next Thursday evening at Repair, and Lester V Rountreeof awarded 20-year pins. D. L. Dicks
.I 2030. Cost of the entire course Public Works. will take home a decade pin .
jgK I will be $10. Awards for 10 years service (AFPS)-Rrecruits Phoebe Sapp will be one of the
pretty bridesmaids at her broth
v who display outstanding qualitiesof
leadership during basic train- er's wedding, the 23rd of this
ing will be awarded the American month John (P) Richardsonwill
take off into the wild blue
"\ Y\ I II w Spirit Honor Medal of the
Citizens Committee for the Army yonder on special Reserve duty
of Defense on the West Coast this week-end.
Inc.
and Navy Secretary
Louis, Johnson announces. Alameda is his destination .
': Get Carnival-minded. In addition
... '- r..! A board of not less than three I to having a lot of fun, you'llbe )]
'I' officers will be appointed by commanding !
l i doing yourself, and a flock of
u __ officers of Army, Navy, causes, a lot of good. The need
I Marine Corps and Air Force training I for volunteers to work the booths
"Okay. Here's another bowl.! installations to select the recipient still exists. See a committee mem-
"I can't eat this soup, either." I for the award in each ber (listed in a recent Depart-
"All right. Just keep quiet. course of basic training on or after ment memo) for details .
Here's another bow" July 1, 1950. Shoity Segal is currently vaca-
"I tell you, I can't eat this I Decisions will be based on the tioning in Miami.
soup." individual's American spirit honor _x-
"Why not?" initiative, loyalty and high New Jersey Unit
"
"No spoon. example to comrades in arms. By
awarding the medal during the Wins Besere Trophy
'. In an English political; oration: initial period of service, the Committee I Camden N. J. (AFPS) The
"I was born an Englishman, I believes a greater degree'( Camden Naval Reserve unit, Or-
have lived an Englishman, and II of morale and usefulness will be ganized Surface Division 4-5, re-
hope to die an Englishman." attached because at such times, cently was awarded the James
From the back of the hall in an, recruits normally are not entitledto Forrestal Trophy. It was judgedthe
unmistakable accent, came the $ earn awards. best division of the nation's

question: The medal is a bronze medallion 707 Naval Reserve units.
"Mon, hae ye no ambeetion?" I 1% inches in diameter. It I The New Jersey unit was Judged .

has an American eagle superimposed on drill attendance, participation -
We understand an undertakerfirst I ___ on a sunburst and bears the in annual training duty, performance -
._ ""'''T. I
introduced the "layaway"plan. 1fC'j ter.":-t '
NEW GAS IUASK-Llgbtt'r, more efficient and less hamper- phrases, "American Spirit Honor and military appearance -

ing than its predecessors, is this new lightweight gas mask modeled Medal; and "Serve" with Heart, _
Gal: "Who were your father at left. Designated the M-9, the mask has the air purifying Head and Hand. The reverse side r' -Commanders- of fiveveterans'
bears 'a torch held high and the i National
need for hose. It
and mother before they were canister attached to the check, eliminating the a organizationssay
married?" tomes with large; medium or small face-pieces. The new design word, "For High Example toComrades leading
Gob: "I didn't have a father permits better visibility, less 1 misting of eyepieces : and easier in Arms. The medal : "We urge every NSLI veteran dividendin to
lion will not be ,the uni invest some of his
It's compared with picture of World War II mask at worn on
'and mother before ,they were breathing. form. U. S. Savings Bonds."
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New ContestFor :] Inlru-murol Softball On


ReadersThe


Jax a Air new News Sports is inaugurating Quiz- With 20 Teams Entered,.

contest this week in which
I the readers have to supply the The 1950 Station Intra-Mural Softball tournament entered the
answer to just one simple first round of play Tuesday evening when ten National League teams
I sports question squared off against each other on five separate diamonds situated
To be a weekly feature, thecontl'st I about the base The results will be printed next week. '
.
will give many sports- I The same number of teams, -- -- ---- ---
minded personnel plenty of comprising the American loop I II Scheduled tilts in the Amen
room for controversary and I will meet this afternoon at 1500 can League today pit VF-13
-0 thought. There are no prizes I to officially open play in that II III against Overhaul and Repair on
With Chet Paschang
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Diamond No.2 FASron
I at present, but there may be league. Six:
in the future. I Heading the list of aggregations ,. against Ordnance and Gunneryon
Big Chief Bender, the first full-blooded indian to break The question this week is: in heated combat in the Field No 3, FASron 109 with
into major league baseball, is a bit up with age, but was stillactive ''I "How many different ways National circuit are last year's !I'I Flight Line on Diamond No.4,
few pointers pitching form at the can a batter get on first base, two top teams, Hospital and the VF-171 against VA-15 on Diamond -
enough to give a on
and name them?" Chief Petty Officers. Both squads No 5 and Fleet Air Wing/
Jax- a\'y Baseball School recently. I Answers must be sent or I are expected to finish near the 11 against VF-11 on Field No. 6.
Bender, who is now a scout for the Philadelphia Athletics brought to the Jax Air News I I top in the race to the wire this The umpires this season will be*
organization, not only pointed out several errors made by the I offices rooms 123 and 123 in year. Other National League team managers from the two .I
I the Administration building. entries are Security. Supply, leagues The National League
at the school but cautioned the youngsters
hopefuls ,
young NARTU, VF-12, VF-13 Opera- will officiate at American
The first right answer is the managers -
about getting too "stuck" on baseball. He said a lot of lads I winner. I tions, Photo Lab, First Lieutenants League games: on Thursdayand I
are suffering today because they are playing in the lesser 1- Division and Personnel the American League coachI I
classes of organized ball and the salaries aien't large enoughfor es will umpire the National

the players to live comfortably.This Call Goes Out Forre' Entries League Further frays information each Tuesday concern-, I

doesn't pertain to those headed for greener pas-
ing the location of the diamonds
tures, of course, but to those who have failed to make the in Ringer Tourney at Local CourseOfficials I II can be obtained at the Physical j"
rise to higher classes and play the sport because they have no Training and Recreation office
reach Class I I at the NAS course"I 1----- --- ---- -xEleven ,
other way of making a living. "Unless you can golf(
else to do for living" the I took one look at the list of only Club who are in charge of the
ball find something a ,
Triple-A 43 entries in the Mens' Ringer ; affair, pointed out that perhaps Matches -j
Chief suggested. Class Triple-A baseball is considered the Tournament for the month of 1 some golfers may be looking at !
final l step before reaching the majors.. Some players have I April and immediately put out 'the tourney from a pessimistic
staved in Class AAA ball for years and never cached the I the call for more entries in the angle. A number! of divotdiggerslack I'Played I In Mixed
meet to insure sharper competi- confidence and claim thevcan't
major leagues, but are still well set financially. I I match the play of others 1 1I

Familial Faces Greet, Scouts tion.Although the number of dailyor in the affair. Such a view is -Ball Tourney
"every-other-day" visitors to I false, according to the officials
The Chief met a familiar person in one of Jax-Navy's the links number well over the I for handicaps range all the way i I,
moundsmen. Thad Laird, who is on the local hurling staff 100 mark, the list of entries in !' from zero to 36. Everyone has an Eleven matches were completi -
this year, was a pupil of Bender's when the former mound I the tournament, which remains equal chance I I i ed in the second round of play in
!I Given. the Station Mixed Two-ball foursome
for entry until the last few Handicaps I Ij I
Indians number of open
star managed the Savannah a years ago. !'days, has*been short of expectations At the beginning of this week I I golf tournament now un.
Laird at that time was on his way up in baseball, but j 13 men were entered in the class I derwav on the NAS links, and a
his aim went bad and he is slowly working it into shape again. I| Porter Bedell and Bill Foulk, I with handicaps ranging from zero I II i third round is slated to be con-
Andy High, another former professional diamondeer I two members: of the local Golf to eight, 12 in the class from nine I eluded by next Sunday evening
._ to 16 and only three on the list The round
lo- I I now in progress is
who is scout for the Brooklyn Dodgers, recognized
now a
with handicaps from 17 to 23 the semi-final go and the fina1.ishould
cal baseball coach Frank :McCaffiey as a former mound pupil CPO Golf Meet I while 15 are playing in the 21 I be played off next week
when he visited a recent session of the baseball camp. to 36 stroke handicap bracket. I II I No scores were posted at the .
While High was coaching Hazeltown, Pa., a Phillies Slated Saturday I I The 17 to 23 das, by averages, I II I Golf Club House, but the follow
York-Penn in 1033:: McCaf\ I i should have the largest: insteadof I: ing wins were registered I in tits
.farm club in the New League, j
I The Chief Petty Officers will the least number of entries I three classes of the affair!
frey was one of his players. According to the Brooklyn lepresantative } I hold their monthly golf outing according to past scores shot on I In the Class A Flight, Kathv
Frank was a very promising hurler at that time. Saturday, April 15th on the local the local course: The average and Bill Thorpe scored virtorv *
high also voiced confidence in :McCaffrey's ability to coach.I links All CPO's are eligible to, golfer shoots approximately 22 over Ann and Charles Dittmat '
participate. :: over par.Course. |I II Joy and Tony Grego were vil'-'j
Eddie Joost Plays Professor: I The tournament, which has I I officials realize the hon-clubcan't ,I torious over Kay and Bill Brock- j
Eddie Joost, number one shortstop for the Philadelphia eight prizes on the shelf, is also guarantee wide the trophies offered, haus, Shirley and Franklin Rixey .
and II ]
Athletics, obliged youngsters at the school by answering a open to Green Cove and Cecil I ors at highly publicized recognition outside affairs topped Fuzz and Bruce Weber
j I and Jean and Leo Marchel
Field who interested I registered
personnel are -
number of personal questions. When Joost completed a lec- in golf. I but local golfers can compete I a win over Dons Gibb
ture and asked if there were any questions the young lads An entrance fee of two dollars for tourney laurels while I and Bill Foulk,
would like for him to answer, he received a slight shock. 1 r has been set and some of the I engaging in one of their favorite In the Class B group Nona and

4 One boy piped up with "How old are your boys?" Joost money will be used to pay for I pastimes.The Ringer affair is set up in Dive Henderson took a match
had four the close the prizes which are awarded following from May and Dick Middleton,
had menuoned the fact that he sons near such a manner that an entiantcan
of his lecture. When Joost answered the query with a list of I the day's play. play the eight 18-hole roundsat Cookie and Blackie Middleton,
affair defeated Frances and Carl Den-
the
Immediately following
time to the closing
ages, another lad asked, "Is the uniform you have on the one all entrants are invited to date any April 30.prior The slight entrancefee ton, Bush and Don Bringle scoreda
you wear when you play hall?" The major leaguer answered I bring their wives or girl friendsto of $1.00 will be used to pur- win over Virginia Faeth and
in the affirmative and further stated that a total of eight a free feed at the Chief Petty chase trophies for the winners. Jack Piva and Alexis and Steve\
uniforms are used by him each baseball season. I Officer's Club.Entrants I The more entrants, the better the DeLaMater topped Olive and

According to Joost, three traveling (grey) uniforms and at the Golf are requested Club House to with signup I i mark awards.up Those their interested initial card can still and 1 Robert The Class Blyth.C results were as follows

five home (white) uniforms are furnished him each 3 year, either Bill Foulk or Robert Thiel : begin to better their scores. on : Edna and Bob Luckie over
by the A's ball club. He mentioned the fact that none of them'', Prizes will be awarded for the each hole. I Eleanor and Ed Foster Mary and
go unused for when the end of the season comes, they are j following: Low medal score, kicker --- Harold Kiker topped Betsy and
I winner, least number of putts Then there's the one about the Buck Norton and Betty and Por-
all ready for the "lag bag". A large four-inch mend on the
to the ter Bedell
had defeated and
longest drive on the fairway on fellow who to go masquerade Louise
} trousers he vaseaiing helped clarify his statement. No. 5 hole, closest to the pin on ball and didn't know Mike Clark A fourth Class C
I No. 3 hole longest putt made on what to wear He finally puton match pitting the II 0 war d s
:( Never Underestimate A WomanIn No. 18 hole, most putts and the one of Betty arable's sweatersand against the Windsors was not
a recent bowling contest, the WAVES team used highest score. went as a camel. played, (
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, ,\ what may be well termed as "revealing strategy". The lady
I ,. keglers arrived at the bowling alley attired in shorts A 3-1'f fY

win over Operations' maple-knockers resulted, thanks to the I

::1 added help of a heavy handicap. The 3-1 loss, incidently, I
',- :. knocked Operations from first place in the American League

f and gave the league bunting to the 0 & II Inspection

f Chiefs who later copped the Station intra-mural crown,

Needless to say, the WAVES and O&IJ Chiefs are on pretty

:. friendly terms at piesent. Y ',
.f Py
Now is the time of the year when amateur baseball prognosticators p Y

begin guessing on the top major league baseball

x 4 teams. For their information, Ty Cobb, who needs no introduction -
is picking the Red Sox in the American and tin

Brooklyn Dodgers to finish on top in the National leagueSo

are a number of other "experts". In guessing last year
the majority of the "picket! gave Cleveland and the nl'fi

Sox an even chance in the American circuit. The Yankto\ :

took over despite an overload of injuries, but the lied S<>,
weren't far behind. In the National league last year th} '
t
1 Cardinals and Dodgers were chosen to hold the forefront, and
I GOLF MEET WIN'NEr..S-Winnf'fS of the recent Winter Cup Handicap golf tourney: playedat
they did.'t the NAS course were on band last week to receive their awards. Left to right, front row, are
I As for our choice, we're still figuring statistics, watching Ann DiUmar, uomen'j>> Class It winner; Kathy Thorpe, Class A winner; Virginia Faclh. Class C
't, exhibition game results, finding out what we can about winner; Kay Rrockliaus, Class A runner-ui; Doric Harleon, Class C runner-up; and Alice Luskk
'i rookies which may do something in the coming season and Class U runncj-up. Second row, Chief Mike George, Class C winner; Comdr. Porter Krclell, Class
I f .:f' C runner.ull| ; Conulr. Fred Gage, who made the presentations; Chief Dill Maker, Class A runner-up,
r ", sincerely hoping we reach a correct conclusion when we do and Capt. Charles Dittmar, Class B winner. Absent from the photo are Comdr. Eugene Peltier, Class
;,;, voice our predictions.' 11 runner-up, and Tony Grego, Class A winner.r '



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"Jolting" Joe Lara, welter- !" f ),( ........ ... '. .' : !", --:. *
weight fisticuffer from local ---1i'; : .. ,.H4V ; Ft. .Jockson Suo.

t Fighter Squadron 13, gained a ...f'j \........ f .t.""., .. .J: .M.4't' ... "!:!I <_;: >l';;;:,..", Plny
berth in the Atlantic Fleet box- < tournament which began 4l i ;; .
ing yes- )LF --------- -----
terday at Norfolk, Va.. when he : ,, (# : WMk /!I Two victories and three defeats were recorded by the

took a unanimous decision Three from ,I .,.. Jax-Navy diamondeers over the past few days and they now
FASron
Fred battler,Heinie in the, AirLant a elimina- \ carry a three win-five loss record into action against the

Camp Lejeune Marines in North Carolina this evening for
tions last week. i : ..,> ;
*
The AirLant affair was also > I the first of a two-game series against.- the leathernecks.

staged at Norfolk, and Heinie I I I The second tilt will be staged
was representing the host base. tomorrow evening, and Saturdaythe while en route home.
Lara's finals victory also gave I :' I local baseballers will return Jerry Livingston, who was injured ..

F.y him the AirLant welterweight' f 'l + :; home to get set for a two-game while sliding into second
." :( ::
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.t, ; .... .. :; I series against Fort Jackson on base at Tyndall Field recently, is

title.Norfolk and Quonset Point, R. i i CLOSE SHAVE-Jax Navy's Dill Crane dives back into first I I I Mason Field Sunday at 1430 and being replaced at second base by
base as University of South Carolina's John Szakacsi takes a pick- Monday at 1600. Harry Peartree.:
I. other bases entering
teams, were in the tournament. Quon- I off throw from the pltrher in the first of a three-game series betw..en Coach Frank McCaffrey will Errors Prove Costly

set failed to place men in the fiI I the two_.teams recently.Softbal'ers I find out how the boys stack up McCaffrey announced that he
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nals. against really tough competitionwhen would start hurler Bob Becker

Take they tangle with the Flint, against Lejeune today, Gushanas
First
On
Five other local mittmen reached I Mich., Class A ball club next tomorrow, Chuck Webb against
the final go, but Lara was the Wednesday evenin at 1600. The Fort Jackson Sunday, Becker
only one to emerge with a crown. "Red Arrows' in Jackson and
Flint are spring against Monday expects
The fighting youngster had the City Loop Opponent Friday training somewhere near Kissimmee to open with portsider

cards! stacked against him with Fla., and will stop off here Gushanas on the hill against
Heinie boasting a record of 12 ,
-- --- --- --- Flint Mich. Jake Duvall and
,
With four -
practice tinder -
wins in his last 13 bouts, but a their belts the 1950 games Jax-Navy I forts and according to the books, Thad Laird are relief hurlers on
him the Golfers Drub
hard-hitting offense gave softballers will officially open Dom Savino is batting .500, Bob th squad.
I I
decision. play in the Men's City league loyal .430, Ed Burherich .400 and I Webb lost a tough one to the
Two Men KO'dBob I when they meet Sargent Seat Charlie Tibbet .300. Henry Hunt University of South Carolina nine
27JaxNavy's
... Perkins, of VF-13, was outstanding I' Covers at 2000 on the Lackawan- hit the .600 mark, but has made Stetson Tuesday when he held them to

in his bid for the middleweight I'I! na Park. field tomorrow evening. very few trips to the plate. I four freak infield hits, three clean
high-powered golf
crown. After puttingup The |I Three candidates singles and triple in nine innings
league opener was originally more have team scored its fourth win in six I a -
a stiff first round battle scheduled for earlier this week, turned out for the team and show I of work only to have theS.
matches by taking the measure
against Pete Lee, the veteran 'I
but was postponed. promise of making the squad. C. Gamecocks tie the score 2-2
20-7 the
of Stetson University on
ringman suffered a thumb injury -
I Coach Dick Garver announced Dick Cummings is a hurler with in the ninth on errors and go
in the latter part of the second Tuesday that he has what appears ,:I plenty on the ball and fair con- I local layout last Saturday after- II I I ahead to win with a si"-run

.. round and Lee was declared a ; to be a strong contender trol while John Robbins, one of I noon.The NAS will splurge in the extra tenth frame.
winner by a TKO. Lee was Golden I I aggregation re-
last years players, arrived to The locals held a 2-1 lead priorto
for the All-Navy softball
champ- turn to action when it meets the
in his class for
Gloves champ
ionship this shoot for the catching job. Bud the ninth, but had garnered
year. Marines in North
the State of Virginia this year. Boyer is the other latecomer and Camp Lejeune only three hits off Gamecock
In the featherweight class, With a pitching staff that has i; Carolina today
is giving returnee Gene Horton a hurler Frank Shearer. The game
Fred Winkins, local boxer from allowed only six hits in four re- Paced by Leo Marchel and Bill
close race for the opening slot on was a third consecutive loss to
VF-11, led in points over Bob cent practice games, Carver'sboys first base.Charles. Foulk who combined their effortsto the South Carolina combo whichwas
I
Neely from the carrier Franklin I are expected to finish well : defeat Stetson University'sJay aboard the station for a
D Roosevelt, but became care- I on top in the Men's City league |I Wheeler, who was I Rotan and Bill Herndon 5'/4 I three-game series.:.
less in the second go and was the before entering All-Navy eliminations showing up well in the outfield, to 3',. in one of the top matchesof Five local miscues overshadowed
later in the is out with an infected ankle and the afternoon the local
victim of a well-aimed surprise season. golfers
a neat bit of hurling by
knockout punch. A 12-3 win over the CWA nine will probably be replaced by made a clean sweep Saturday.A Gushanas in
lefthander the second -
George Hill lightweight from and a 15-2 triumph over the Riv- Frank Girardeau in right field second match victory was tilt against University of
erside Chevrolet team were the when the team opens play tomor- registered when Andrew Conner I
VF-13, was the second local lad S. C. last Monday and the Gamecocks -
to be put to sleep when he was local aggregation's most recent row eve'ung. Wheeler may return and Jack Piva scored an easy 8-1 triumphed 7-1. The University
KO'd by Bill Haristen, another wins in practice frays. Sam Alex to the fold if the ankle injury win over Seeb Wade and Chuck : nine banged out a 4-0 leadin

boxer from the USS Roosevelt. I, ander hurled both tilts, giving up clears up. I Rae of the University team. the third frame which was
O in C Lauds Hours I four hits to CWA and only] two Paul Franke, who marked up The third duel was taken by I never bettered by the locals.

Bill "Scrap Iron" Welch, of VF- to the Riversiders. an envious 12-3 pitching record Bob Thiel and Andrew Leschakof Don Manning led local hitting

171, met Bob Weaver from the Strong. Squad last year, is suffering a shoulder NAS when they downed Stet- at the plate with three safetiesin
USS Albermarle for the Light i I Coach Garver has been keep- injury at present but may join son's Ed Reaves and Alec Pirie four trips

Heavyweight championship and ing a tab on his boys' hitting ef- the team later.BOWLING. 6i to 21.Table Recker Twirls Win

lost by a split decision. Weaver, .' -- -.. {, Four-hit pitching by Becker
veteran fighter, was in much bet- highlighted( the local nine's 4-1
ter condition than Welch, who triumph over Downing Brothersof
entered the tourney on very short i itj4 Jacksonville last Sunday aft.

notice and was out of shape. erno;>n. Downing scored one run
David Howe, inexperienced but I in the top of the second frame,

game contender for the heavy- I but Ken Werner, NAS backstop,

weight diadem, was another close I banged out a homer in the bot-
decision loser. The fighter from tom of the same inning to even
I I
VF-13 lost to Tony LeMieux of I the count.

the USS Coral Sea. Howe was I: Two singles, a walk and an error -
t fighting his second fight in the allowed the locals to score .
ring. His first was in the area I, twice more in the fourth and Bill ,

eliminations held here in March. Crane crossed the plate on a mis-
Lcdr. William Austin, officer-in cue in the fifth after banging;: out
charge of the team, voiced his approval I 3 single into short left field.
of the local mittmen by I Webb was the moundsman in

saying, "Considering the short another error-packed tilt lost
time we had to train for the tournament .44 Friday when the strong Univer-
the boys put on a very i city of South Carolina nine scored
, pleasing performance." ''It* first win over the locals on
-xL -- ra I errors.
George N. Craig, National Commander I NAS drew first blood by tallying -
The American Legion, I once in the initial frame anti
"says: "Use your NSLI dividend I hrtd the lead until S. C. tied it

I wisely Buy U S. Savings up in the sixth, thanks ton
t Bonds I lof neatly missed errors. Navy

.., I back in the seventh and
time
<,? o>Y/906rOYre iPa.'a jY y'< r "' .
b xyy YF !E I scored twice to take a 3-1 lead

Tennis Meet but the Gamecocks opened up in
the eighth with three singles and
1 Being ArrangedA again aided by miscues they

1 over four runs to win
: < station-wide table tenn.s:: rushed

1 tournament to decide both the I Jax-Navy took an early) leadin

" .7 station singles and doubles cham- the first inning and scored

J .. ;; w't.ai Ions is slated to be held here at I twice in the fifth and once more
in the ninth to defeat the TyndallAir
t ( NAS the latter part of April, of- :
Force nine 6-4 on the first
ficials of the
Physical Training
I road trip of the season last week.
which is conducting
Department
: Becker starred the mound
I on
the affair, announced recently.The .
: for the locals as he held the Tyn
table tennis tournament, I
dall batsmen to only six safeties
which is open to all service per- :., while going the full nine innings.
sonnel at the Naval Air Station,
Manning led the local batting
!
is expected to get underway by
order with two singles in four
April 26th The closing date for
,
times at bat. 'Itj
entries has been set at April 21, .I -x- "

C at Entry 1600. blanks are being distrib- :j I Tennis Squad r Next
I
uted various activities.
among
but additional forms are availableat Fee Is Presbyterian
.
the office
Physical Training ,
LOOP TOPi i building 930. I Jax-Navy's tennis team, which
3 4 I I has amassed a record of two
NOTCIIERS Taking of
is f Fb I As soon as all entry blanks are I wins and the same number of t
games: in the finals, the O&Il received, the officials in chargeof : losses this season, will be inactive -
Inspection Chiefs, top, beat
the affair will schedules
arrange
in for the ,
team competition
I
out the Marines bottom, for .
for play. The schedules will
next few weeks, but will play
the intra mural bowling I: then be posted in Barracks "G" "
host to a Presbyterian College
crown. Members of the championship i
where the early rounds of the
squad May 2nd.
team are, left to right, i on ;
I tournament are expected to be
Only three more games will I
Richard Simpson, Edward MasI j I played. The finals will be foughtout .1
local
then remain on the aggregation's
lanka, George Lillicotrh, Greg- | in the Mainside auditorium, .
schedule. May 4th, the
Lucas and Alfred Haas. Abi
ory i building 3, where ample seating Gainesville
: team will go to to "
sent from the is
ash. .4p picture Harry
for is available.
t room spectators
Watkinson. Marine team mem- meet the University of Florida,
bers are, left to right Kenneth I In the early eliminations, win- May 11th to Pensacola to meet .
: Daley, Louis Daze, Thad Laird, ners will be decided by the two- the Goslings and May 13th the '
,- Duane Burkhart and kneeling, I out-of-three-games system. The local ncttcrs will travel to De-
I Lester Kuchler. I I finals winners will have to take land, Fla., to battle Stetson Uni-
" J three out of five duels. versity.I .
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; 2 room furn. cottage RENT and trailer
; ; space. Haley's Trailer Park,
5102 Timuquana Rd. Pho. 2-
3553.

2, 3, and 4 room furn. beach 'I
apartments. block from
ocean. Week, month or season,
Phone 2-5986 after 1800.

Business women, single, will
share 6 room furnished house.
Utilities and linen. $75.00 mo.,
; ; rr ltt a stia couple only. Mrs. Effie Sutton,
1f fir 1 a srV 4833 French St.
Furnished Apt. in home. $60.00
mo. 1223 Willow Branch, Pot
ter, Pho. 2-5998.
3 room furn. apt. Convenient to r--
NAS. Laundry privileges $45.
mo. Carney, 4502 IrvingtonAve.
., Pho. 86768.
Small furn. apt., pvt, $8.75 wk.

w" -- t .-.... .-- Mrs. Edna Durham, 2615 Green ,
II... ri5 !.7 rs St.House. .
,. .. re sa near NAS, R. H. Pick. 52.
52 Sunderland Rd., Lake Shore
J .5 Widow would like couple to
BASEBALL CAMP WINDUPThe
c." share home, convenient to NAS.

Jax-Navy Boy Baseball Training I Mrs.Ave. E.Pho.Dorman.23808.4618 Wheeler

Camp closed another successful season last Room for rent or share home

Saturday with two all-star games at Mason with couple. Smith, 1110 Wy.

Field. One of the young hopefuls takes his cut coff St., Pho. 2-0611.

in action in the Junior division game in photoat Nicely furn. bedroom. Near Edge.!
wood shopping center and NAS
left top. One of the lads steps up to receivehis bus. Mrs. Molly Hertzman, ,. ..
award from Comdr. Porter F. Bedell, NAS 3338 Randall, Pho. 89192.

executive officer, in top right picture. Players 2 room furn. apt. $30.00 mo. plus

coaches, officials\ and umpires go over start 1 utilities at 2511 Forbes St., Mrs.
Belle George-, 2363 Myra St.,
ing lineups as they prepare to start the final : Pho. 74738.

session, left bottom. The most valuable player Room in private home, connecting -

award went to Hugh Mick, insert, left handed I bath. Meals if desired. Men

hurler and a student at Lee High in Jax: only. Mrs. P. M. Savage, 1827 ..
? nwK h _______;r: :4cro sw Fr King St., Pho. 21354. )
u .Sr Unfurn. apt. Child welcome. Mrs. .,.
t5b "" < <
... ".. u''I. ...
Cleveland, 2620 Oak St., Pho. !
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2 room apt. $8.00 wk. Mrs.
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Kicklighter 2245 Park St., Pho. ...

Annual Baseball School I I 75630.
Nicely Francis furn.Nudelman bedroom- on 4508 bus line.Col. .

lege. Phone 8-6634.
1 Large I bedroom, 2 refined men.
Declared Outstunding SuccessBriefed Twin beds, separate closets, on
bus line. Mrs. O. J. Wehner
2777 Park St.MISCELLANEOUS.
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in the fundamentals of the game of baseball, some 60 young; diamond hope. VISIT TilE RED SIIIELI i Experienced baby sitter avail.

fuls of tomorrow turned knowledge into actual performance in two-all star games played CLUB OVER BEACH & AIRBASE able.' Good references. Mrs.
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last Saturday at :Mason Field in the final and fifth session of the Jax-Navy Boys' Baseball BUS STATION OPEN Stewart Pho. 27151.

Training Camp held here at the Naval Air Station.The 0930-2330 DAILY 1:Lost graved: Zippo NSSA cigarette Service lighter Team en.
THURSDAY, APRIL 13
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two all-star classics featuring the catching duties for the Americans Selected as the top junior div- 1930 Bowling, transportation i Champion Syracuse, N. Y.,
the cream of the crop while Joe O'Brien went ision players were Bruce Tyndall, from the club. In the club20002100 1947. $5.00 reward. Contact.
from the 500 camp participants, the entire distance behind the Bill Chairez, Robert Waits, Jerry dance classes no charge, | Chief W. W. Eddington, VF.I
climaxed a program that has plate for the winning Nationals. : Carswell John Cooper Dan 'partners. Kay Kyser on televis-: 174, Ext. 424.
won the attention and praise of ,I Prizes and awards were pre- Kirk, Charles Farris, Harry Con ion. I| Lost: Male cat, short hair pale
all civic-minded organizations ner Jack Davidson, and Milson FRIDAY, APRIL 14 spots. Lost in vicinity of po.
sented to the lads by NAS Executive i lice station about Sun
1 April .
Sponsored jointly by the Naval 1 officer Comdr. Porter F. Hanbury. 1930, mmature golf, 18 holes, I 2. $5.00 for Capt. F.
I recovery.
I Air Station and the city of Bedell, following the final game. Top senior division participants 25 cents transportation leaves T. Ward. Ext. 250.
Jacksonville the camp continued Sleevestitched insignia patches included Clifford Bird, the club. In the club-candy making Wanted: 1 couple to share driving \
I to enjoy the fine success as it I I were given to every graduating Keith McCall. Roy Norville, Bob i and games. to Charlotte, N C., or part '
L: did in its first undertaking last i' member of the camp, who will by Barnes, Don Baker, Jimmy 1 I I SATURDAY, APRIL 15 I way. (No definite date set- ). t j
11'... year. The entire program functioned -'be eligible to attend one of the Blow. Dan Williams, Robert Bryan Open House-Ping pong, shuffleboard If interested contact Mrs. Wil
K. on a non-professional Jacksonville Tar's home games. '. Clair Gay Don Stovall and checkers and chess. I liams. Pho. 26534.
a basis with youngsters from age Winners of the two all star games Jimmy Jones. ,2000 to 2230, Saturday Night Babies boarded- in licensed home, '
>f" 12 on up through high school age I will be given season tickets to all Blessed with fine weather Dance, music by Naval Air Station 6 mo. to 5 years- of age. Mrs.
receiving instructions in the fun- ,| Tars' home games. I throughout the entire five sessions I band. I Part ish, 2937 Algonquin, Pho.
damentals of the gamefrom an I[ Twenty one- players chosen as the second- annual baseball SUNDAY, APRIL 16 25355.
array of NAS and city instruc- the cream of the crop fromi camp moved along in fine fash-I 1000-1200, Java Hour. 1700-1730 -x-
;, tors, plus special guests from I II 'I i among the 500 camp members, ion, with the hundreds of youths ,' Vespers. 1800-1900. Buffet Sup- I
several Major League camps. \: and also for their performance gaining much knowledge in fun- ,: per. 1930 around the piano, and Free SquaredancingGiven
i,:!.. damentals as taught by Naval television.
Fast Frays 1 I in the all-star games were given I 1 r
Both of last Saturday's con special awards. Hugh Mick left. Air Station and city recreation MONDAY, APRIL 1'7I At LeatherneckFree
cluding frays were abbreviated handed hurler who was on the instructors under head coach 1930-, Roller skating at Skate-
affairs, due to time limit imposed r mound for the losing Americansin Frank McCaffrey. Director of the I I 1 land, partners, transportation lessons in square dancingwill .
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be given to members of the
on each fray. The first fray, the senior fray was chosen camp was Lcdr. George W. Nulf from the club. In the club-Game
involving junior lads from 12 to as the most valuable player' Physical Training Officer of night, stunts, contests, partnersand Leatherneck Club beginning Ap-
ril 13 club officials
have reveal p
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NAS. I prizes.
14, was a three inning game, among the huge turnout and received I
while the second featuring senior a pitchers' glove as a lug Leagurers Visit I TUESDAY; APRil. 18. ed.The
lads trom 14 on up. went five special award. I Co-sponsored by the Naval Air 1900, Make a recording. 2000, Leatherneck Club locatednear
frames.In Station and the city of Jackson square dancing, partners and cal NAS on Roosevelt boulevard
ville the camp has won the praise ler. Television and informal dancing is sponsored by the Marine
the first game of Juniors, I Navy ExchangeGift and endorsement of major league Corps League of Jacksonville
i the Nationals downed the Americans organizations which sent players, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19 which looks after the welfare of
6-1 in
a well-played bat coaches, and scouts here to lend' 2000, Floor Show. Solos, duets, the Marines. Its membership is
a, tie that went three innings. Counter a helping hand as well- as adding and dancing. open to all members of the Arm.
Charles Farris started on the II '
ed Forces and all
prestige to the project. -x- veterans.
mound for the winners and
l'' .. relieved in the third by Harry was II Bill Terry, former major lea- ,' New York Liberty Bell The services of J. Wilton Smith, a
Boasts I player and started director
Conner with Dan Kirk and Curtis Variety gue manager of special activities of
t
Mann sharing the backstopping off the long array of greats, appearing Hack In Original HomeNew the city recreation department '
chores. Bob Waits, Lyn- Is a friend ot yours getting as guest at the first session have been obtained for !instructions .-
York AFPS) NewYork's
March 11. Genial Hans Lo- -
married? Do you know someone in the square dancing les
dell and Mullis
George Buddy
beet and Tony Ravish. New Liberty Bell, which tolled
split the mound duties for the I expecting a new- arrival? sons. Lessons will be given on
Americans, with Dan Carter- Bill Or do you ladies have an invitation York Giants scouts were on hand I at the reading of the Declarationof April 13. 19, and 27; May 4, 10,
Independence, is back in its
for the second session. Brooklyn'Dodger
19 25
and doing to a shower with no and ; June 1.
Walkey Billy Goodyear
prexy Branch Rickey < original home, the Middle Collegiate The club held its first .
the catching.The idea of what to get as a gift? >eparty"
sent scout Andy High, coach Church, after an absence of
Nationals also took the Your problems will be ans. April 3 in the private par.
second fray, involving seniors. : wered with a visit to the Navy Clyde Sukeforth and pitcher Rex : 70 years. ty and dining room. This affair
( Barney to the third meeting. At Cast in Holland before the Rev which
1 Rallying in the final and fifth Exchange where a large selection I takes place the first Mon.
frame, the Nationals won 20. I, of suitable gifts for all the fourth gathering were Phila olution, the bell was removed to day of every month, is for mem.
delphia A's representatives Big the Collegiate Church of St. bers and their
Dan Stoval started- on the hill types of occasions are available. I hurling I. guests only.
Chief Bender, one-time I Nicholas.
There is fine selection of -x-
for the Nationals, giving way to a
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Cochrane of the ----
great Mickey ---- -
Connie Gullet in the third with ;, percolators, irons mixers i I ; -- I'
hall-of-fame and former major"
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Neil Nevin coming on in the dishes, sets of glasses, lamps
fourth. Hugh Mick, strong-armed [ and plus attractive numerous- household other useful acces! Joost league and standout pitcher; shortstop Joe Coleman.Eddie Send Your Jax Air News HomePLACE .

portsider from Lee High started I -xChange -
I' on the mound for the Americans sories. ,
whiffed six batters in the You will find a beautiful selection In Boundaries
and first three innings he worked. of face and hand towels, with Washington (AFPS)-Under a FROM;...........?.___.__.._._..._....__......___ TWO
Prizes Awarded wash cloths to match, along with new revision of Naval District CENT

Mick ,who had moved to the I plastic shower curtains: and. win boundaries, the state of Ohio has ........ ..... .... .. STAMP
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outfield when he was relieved' dow curtains to match. been shifted- from the Ninth Naval HERETO
by Bobby Barnes in the third, j All of these attractive items I District to the Fourth and ,
came back to relieve Barnes are available at the Navy the state of Kentucky will now .:. < ;, ;;.. .
bases' at mainside and Hospital be in the Fifth instead of the :. .
when the latter filled the Exchange :_____,..._....: ...._..w ... ._.._.__
in the fifth. It was too late, how- \ and at very reasonable Ninth Naval District.
ever, and Mic"k! was unable to prices, too! At the Hospital The realignment was made to

air halt the rally as the Nationals I! you'll find a large selection of bring the Naval Districts into --.-----.-.....---....-
pushed two runs across: in the every day necessities and beau- closer conformity with Army and
fifth to ice the game. Roy Nor- I tiful gifts for children up to 8 Air Force Areas. The new changes
ville and Henry Hartley shared years old. are effective April I, 1950.: .. .. .woo_.




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