Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: May 4, 1950
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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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Naval Aviation To Herald

139th Birthday May 8thI

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i Although no special ceremonies are being planned to commemorate the date of

I May 8th as a double Naval Aviation anniversary, the Navy pauses momentarily to look,
\ back to that significant date and recollect what has transpired since then tu make the

j Navy air aim the potent weapon. it is today.. ..
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I May 8th marks the 39th anniversary PLANS WERE LAID with that| away for Tiepas ey in Newfoundland
of Naval I Aviation itself purpose in mind and the planes on May 8, 1919. The planes
I and the 31st anniversary of the eventually built by plane builder I were designated NC-1, NC-3 and
historic trans-Atlantic crossing I Glen Curtis for the crossing were NC--4, NC-2 which was also
by icdr, A. C Read in an NC-4 known as NC's.- derived from scheduled to make the trip was
I the first to ever accomplish the Navy-Curtiss. | dismantled to help repair NC-1.
feat. i i By October 1918 the first NC
I Although not taking to aviationtoo was ready at Rockawav Naval LT. PATRICK Ill-I.I.lNGKK
Air Station, Island, stand- and Lt. Marc. A. Mitcher were ta
strongly at first, the Navy Long
NC-1 Lt. John Towers and Lt,
feet three inches long ,
Ijr* during the first war and shortly ing 68
Holden C. Richardson took plane
thereafter began to take interestin with what was then the largest
NC-3 and Lcdr. A. C. Read and
feet. Although -
the aeroplane". The Navy became known wing spread-126
Elmer Stone of the Coast Guardwel'E'
interested, but it wanted the war came to an end,
in NC-4. With Read and
'something that would cross the the Navy was determined to cross
ti Stone were Lt. Walter Hint, relief
Atlantic, nonbtop"There the Atlantic by plane-
off from Rock- I pilot: Ens. H. _C. Rodd, radio
.........-WOM J-- a a f Three NC's took
>> Breese,
operator: Lt James
NAVV COMES :A LONG pilot engineer and chief machin-
WAlthough e Curtiss (Continued on Page 3))
.Atr boat, pusher-type) training -
plane shown above doesn't look

like much, it must be remem. Officials Tender
tiered that aviation has come along
C ; way since 1915 when this
picture was taken at Pensacola, Gratitude For
k Notice the tent hangars on the
right. This picture was sup*
plied by Comdr. Fred Cage Carnival Work
Chief Staff Hirer of ComNab-
6 of the oldest active-ill-
point-of-service fliers in the Appreciation of the whole

Navv. The Navy marks a double hearted response of civilian

anniversary anniversary of May Naval 8, the aviation 39th! VOL 8-No. 5 Naval Air Station, Jacksonville 4 May 1950 I and station military who contributed personnel of time the

and the 31st anniversary of the
i historic! trans Atlantic Might of .. "- ., effort and ability to malth

the NC-I. .> '.' !> Carnival a big: success, ha
Kfl I been expressed by commanding -
officer 'apt. Alvin 1.

100 DroppedFrom Malstrom and general chairman -

of the Carnival committee -

I x Theodore Fritch.

( Payroll I/n r "In announcing the :success of
iiJ the carnival we art happy to attribute -
highly deserved credit r I">
those who participated in makingit

Of O&R Here so" Captain Malstrom declared
Cleneral; chairman FritUi added'
tm own gratification that s<>
many had responded when called
One Bundled employee will upon and fulfilled their ascribed

be cut from the payrolls of duties uillinglv and well.Here's .
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r Overhaul and : department
the Repair -

at NAS Jacksonville What You FindIn

it was announced Wednesday mr] ;m.>ifcl> HJKIKS; DfJ...'\ Jacksonville.. area officials confer o.. plans for the observance Today's Air News
of Governor Fuller Warren and Mayor
i in from of May 20 as Armed Forces Day. By proclamations
a report Hayden Burns, a widespread celebration with military services and civic organizations participatingwill : Highlights the nt'wsst.A-
Washington which revealeda be held here. Top\ officials for the area observance are left to right, l.t. Col, Arba Norton, commanding tion local I and national,--uuIuJmt -
total cutback of VJOO civilian ; officer of the Marine Barracks, who is military project officer: R, .I.. Seitner and Robert I.. /! nimplfte/ coverage of slorts.
Milam, civilian directors plus tiMtuie articles: can be'
-y billets: at six: naval air lound inside the page of today'*

stations, and the naval air- Jax An !News
Navy Carnival For Charity What to do, when and where:
craft factory at Philadelphia, ,
'"i <" i an also be obtained by
Pa ,-dhiiif, ; this week's: edition >('
\ 'tw.tation paper.
Proclaimed SuccessA Breezes Page 4Calendar
Tht- reduction-m-fone it wa.s Huge
of Fvent.s: Pate i
announced, is being effected to
Carnival Picture Page/: iClassified
bring employment level* into
Bulletin PageCPU <
line with planned operations for truly "all hands" production, with all military and civilian personnel of 1 the Naval Notes Page i
the remainder of the fiscal
year Carnival for held! last Friday Divine Services Page S
'Air Station cooperating to the hilt the huge Navy charity .
Operational backs.in carrier Inside Public Works I
6". aircraft and Saturday here at NAS has been enthusiastically:; declared a huge success rare
an- ana
groups squadron NAKTU Not esAJ!.i ff t

announced the recent earlier reductiontiitvtmplovees. make necebarv *-:..I t'prV<;lalrned;its one of the finestendeavt'i --'-- -were ride for' the children at the many booth' dotting tty.. .Nu.1 Kecreatt.'Aslaore AYlatloaS_ '*. .Pagel Pat L'XJ I

all ot which will MJiA of;U. kind ever undertaken and plenty of. entertainment area '* ''e.' -'j' I Report if om. WftshinUn Pare :t

F Overhaul and Repair J), *hof>*3mt ," hefe,' th"* Carniv.l'srovedat,'/o f. the 'c{gwn" ape :Who jnovtd 1 One of the mort popu) arteries. I j Sports t ,4,-.; ',.. rllll" 6.1
the air .stations. '* F* I Iofwh 'alltetSS'I both ceUan4DQ\.1\t, \ ':from onf. hangar to the other !, of activity WIS..t"4Io; Iwldurrta'D: +rr,'I, luppl''Sldtlll'htc., ( ?;:, Paten

;\ ot the reduction the re- atteJlda, ... .;:..' '+'t\"<''''' .k'- nated ,1..cUQnV1Ut- rt'h.nl.l (Continued on Fare<, S), I Traffic Violation .. Page 5
by i .
pun states, is expected: to be ef Cooperation Cited \! .11o.... i- \ .... \ ,
f..t fed by normal attrition for Although no figures are availt'able : --
which replacements will not be as yet, officials declare the
piovided and by termination of i'hai itie.s named to receive the
temporary; employment funds derived from the carnival ,
Following is a complete break will enhance their own fund!
down of the cutbacks, including I'onstJerably
.x the activity, the cutbacks and the In expressing his thanks to all
tivihai. employees in parenthesis hands for their cooperation: Theo-
aboard as of March 31. 1930: dore Fritch general I chairman of
NAS San Diego 300 (5.441)) ; the affair, declared, "The carnival -
N ,\S Norfolk :300 ((5.689)) : NAS was a huge success from
Alameda, 200 (5,334)); NAS Jacksonville every standpoint and if things ( f'j
100, (2.791): NAS Quon- work out as well fat'llItlefor tt' vay
NAS Pensa- next yeat's carnival will be E'X'pande"d
bet Pt. 100. ((2,0271) ;
cola, 100 ((3.370)), and Naval Aircraft Cooperation and good
Factory Philadelphia, 100, will of everyone connected with k b
the affair was most outstanding ;
t 650))I.
QI; '
The two-day carnival held In )
r the hangar areas 115 and 116( 55
i I was staged to establish a cential
VFW To Sell fund from which contributions to

approved charities of Jackson
Poppies Friday ville will be drawn The funds .
will be allocated thusly:: Com 2a a f
Veteranof Foreign Wars munity Chest, 25 per cent. Navy
Post 7909 of Wesconnet will i i j Relief, 20 per cent: Ked Shield ..
hold their annual Buddy Poppy Club 15 per cent: March of .
Sale during the hours of I Dunes 15 per cent; Cancer Fund, >
1100 to MOO: Friday at the Air 15 per tent, American Heart So.
Station I ciety. 5 per cent, and a contingent
With donations strictly on a I fund for other charities 15 IrB

voluntary basis, proceeds from per cent .
the sale of poppies go towardsthe : :
welfare fund for needy Fun Galore
veterans Attendance at both nights wa .
with thousands hand to
good, on
made by hospitalized -
The poppies partake. in fun and entertain
disabled veterans,
ment which was provided in
will be on sale at the civilian large quantities. Many of the sur- INSPECTING I'AIROL SQUADRON 'J'IIRF.I'-Capt.: George ('. Montgomery, Commander Fleet
cafeteria, Navy xchange, the prises promised proved to be Air Wing 11 is shown reviewing: the'ranks of Patrol Squ.tdron1'llC't'e last Saturday. IL marked the first
station Mank and at the Over just that as patrons viewed many inspection of the squadron since its arrival here In January of this year and the first since becoming,
haul and Repair: and Supply activities never seen before( at a part of "'Il"etIr Wing 11, To the left of Captain .Montgomery i h commanding officer of the s..luad.
departments affairs of thla kind. rou CiMii.lr Gilbert .1, Kruiendeim4 ,

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 4 May 1950 111

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Report From Washington ;
Jai Air
News -

forced' Attrition Looms For
Station Published, Jacksonville every, Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air AdmiralsServices

Capt. Alvin I. Malstrom.......,__.____._.__._....Commanding Officer To Handle Disabled Retired +
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell._ _______.__Executive Officer s
Fleet Air Jacksonville By Armed Forces Press Service strength at the authorized leveL -,
Rear Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery _......_____ Commander THE SENATE has passed a bill to requirethe ,
Capt. Frank T. Ward .....__..__.. Chief of Staff retirement of a stated annual quota of NAVY PERSONNEL participating in com-
Fleet Air Wing Eleven Navy Admirals and Marine Corps Generals, mercial civil pursuits while on active
Capt. George C. Montgomery..__.___._.._ Commander in order to make room for promotions from are reminded to follow the provisions of BUY

Comdr. Charles Robertson..___........ .__________.Chief Staff Officer lower grades. Under this system of "forced" Pers Circular Letter 30-50 regulating such
Naval Hospital attrition, officers falling within the quota requirement participation. This directive also reiterates the

Capt. Dwight J. Wharton____..._____..Commanding Officer would automatically go on the retired Navy's policy regarding detailing of bands or
Capt. Guy E. Stahr._.___._._. Executive Officer list unless specifically selected for retention orchestras to play at functions for other than.
active official
on duty.
Capt. Frederic W. Priestman. Commanding Officer THE PRESIDENT has issued an executive AIR NATIONAL GUARD units have been
Comdr. John Barleon._._ ._Executive Officer, order placing responsibility for retired dis- instructed to use the approved code for filing -.
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration I' abled personnel, with certain exceptions, in clearance messages with USAF Military
building. Phone extension 8184. the hands of the various Armed Services Flight Service Centers at the departure pointin
Editor-Andrew H. Planey I rather than the Veterans Administration. VA VIP flights. The code is as follows: VIP
Staff Members-Chester Paschang, SN; Virginia Rogers, SN, would retain responsibility for chronic cases, Fox-accord honors; VIP Love-Visit infor- j
and Shirley Ritoch, SN. such as tuberculars, paraplegics, etc. mal accord no honors; VIP X-ray-accord no
The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station. honors, provide transportation only; VIP
Jacksonville, Florida I and printed commercially with non-appropriated funds AMERICAN AIRLINES has proposed that Sugar-accord no honors, provide servicing
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-33, Rev USAF jet-powered bombers, such as the B-45, only.
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 be used in transcontinental long-haul civilian
the U. S. Naval Hospital.The cargo operations as a means- of testing and THE NAVY has established a metal pen
gathering data on performance maintenance dant for the Commendation Ribbon autho-
JAX of AIR material NEWS from Is these a member sources of must the Armed bear a Force credit line.Press Republication Service. Reproduction requirements, fuel consumption, and other rized in 1944. Individuals awarded the Com-
of oih-r matter, except by service publications It prohibited without permission characteristics. mendation Ribbon are eligible for the metal .
of Editor JAX AIR NEWS. .
pendant, when it is available for issue.
TilE AIR FORCE will accept a limited number ,

Research Data On Atomic Radiation of women annually for special training as DETERMINATION of dependency status
dietitians, occupational therapists and physi- for payment of quaff ters allowance to Army ,.
cal therapists in the USAF women's Medical personnel will be made by local accountable
Specialist Corps.BECAUSE disbursing officers except in cases involving
"loco parentis," the legal status of a person
Made Available To Civilian MedicsThe of low enlistment quotas set for who stands in the place of a parent to another -
last December and January, and early releaseof person; and cases involving adopted
personnel in connection with strength reduction children when no certified court adoption
most ZI Army Commands will be papers exist. Cases involving these exceptions .
Navy's experimental data .
concerning cer- understrcngth in May and early June. With an must be forwarded through regular finance -
tain effects of atomic radiation upon living tissues are being increase in recruitment quotas, the situation is channels to the U. S. Comptroller General -
made available to civilian physicians and medical officers of expected to stabilize itself by June 30 with for decision. ,
the armed services and Federal under -
agencies a program the Junior Chamber of Commerceat
announced by Hear Admiral Clifford A. Swanson, Chief of Welaka with a fishing trip
the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.To I Week'Snci f with fellow beachcombers, and ,
implement the program, I others. It seems that the most 1
p.thological; slide study sets and because the development of atomic amusing part of the trip occured ?
appropriate literature preparedby energy has made it mandatory } Notes some hours after Gay and two
the Naval Medical Research for all physicians to be familiar 'lIin'11R others left camp in a boat with
Institute. Bethesda, Maryland, with the syndrome of severe to- a kicker, three rods and reels, a
have been provided Naval hospi- tal body radiation injuries, the dozen shiners and a bottle.
tals throughout the country. Navy considered it advisable to II SINCE THEY WERE over die
This particular group of study prepare some of the Institute's ItfARTUconduct a searching party was formed to
elides concerns lesions producedby experimental material for dis- try to find the wandering boys.
total ionizing radiation. The semination to civilian physiciansand The search got off to a fine start
tissue sections were prepared Government and service At a meeting of Department I informal inspections at when someone spotted the bottlein
from swine which had been ex- medical officers. Heads with Comdr. Leroy P. musters. Let us "get on the ball" the water by some fish which
posed to one million and two The commanding officer of I Johnson the following informa- and be a snappy looking Wing were interested in any of the
million volt X-ray. The responseof each Naval hospital has been Instructed tion was given: Staff. contents that might have been
the tissues of these animals to I'' to arrange with the 10-1 All men who have not performed IN TE : FUTURE all checks left. The searching party followed -
X-radiation is comparable to the cal and county medical their two week active duty I will be mailed by the NAS dis- the wake of the bottle three
response of tissues in man in I commanding officers of Armed I for the fiscal year 1950 should I bursing office. Many of us have miles up stream and found the
atomic bomb radiation. Forces reserve components and contact Lcdr. Lewis R. Baxter, I been lax in keeping our mailing I boys casting for a rod and reel
I federal agencies in their areas I II Personnel Officer. It is important addresses up to date in the Personnel I t that had gone overboard with
THE PROGRAM was originally I Ifor Interested physicians to join I that as many men as possible I Office. Contact Supply Of- the bottle. Upon investigation it
scheduled for the use of Naval the Navy doctors in the use complete this part of their Na- ficer Lcdr. James E. Gay to report 'I was found that the dozen shiners .
medical officers. Since this ma- of this study material val Reserve Training, not only I changes so that he can be 1 remained in the minnow box. 1
terial is not generally availablein It is hoped that by making the I because a high percentage of attendance I sure that the disbursing officer I They all returned to camp and
hospitals and laboratories, and material available to these physicians is essential to the Wing has the information.Lt. another fishing trip was success-
-- through the Naval hospital Staff as a unit, but also to the I (jg's) John Stewart, Julian I fully completed.Lt. .
in his immediate locality some individual for advancement pur- Olsen and Rupert J. Smith / David R. Lewis, re- 1
of the doctors' problems will be poses.Active. I spent Saturday afternoon at the '' cently promoted aerology officer,
overcome, such as extensive tra- duty for the fiscal year Dispensary receiving their physical has announced his forthcoming ..
vel and loss of time from prac- 1951 has been set for September I. examinations for promotion ,i}i I marriage to the charming Phyllis
tice to gain access to similar ma- 2-15, 1951. We will support They will be informed by thei Paul. Congratulations from all
terial at some other distant in- Squadrons VF-742 and VC-741, I i Chief of Naval Air Reserve I hands. It may be remembered by
stitution here at NAS, Jacksonville. A few 'Training as to the results of some of the men from CVLG-
officers and men will their physicals and if found that David was introduced to .1
THE STUDY MATERIAL is I VF-171 in July and VF-741 in qualified will then submit their Phyllis at a squadron party
considered to be of interest and gust. Those concerned will acceptance and the promotion. September ,1948.Tsktlnayi i.
value< to the practicing physician notified in the near future.It ; will be effected' -* '1II r cxa.: .- ; f. Bell, ADF1, assigneel
aa I.t.. t.' to pathologists. The is required that all Pleasant n.,!. ,+ department, has j
et. ;iasMtrPl, however, does nel attend drills in-proper', president o*.Ute, cial word that he
't' r.,'supplement} any ompl roelli''i': vf1cers ; #ct+G6 wt grade of 3.65 on the Na- .
e concerning the -;' '' .. ,'1'' ,_ ntation Correspondence
'11: .ta.>>ot ",' ft ,1t course which he completed. lIe
': ltf ap also received 12 retirement
(.' A t titleNaVJ' points. A "well done" to Sidney. 1

Television show:-Kay Kyser knowledge"t? i: ', :t.,' If there are any jther men in the
formal dancing, shuffle bOard. Future plans for supplying fir Wing Staff who wish to better !
ping ong. ditional study material will depend qualify themselves for advance-
..... FRIDAY. MAY 5th upon the degree of success :; ment and to build up retirement
1930-Miniature Golf, Shady realized from use of .the present r wAt I points, they should see our .personnel -
Oaks course. 18 holes, twenty- I material and the measure of in- fi officer, Lcdr. Lewis
, five cents, transportation from terest manifested by those in a ter
"a duo i 1930. In the ch game position to benefit from the offering CHIEF OF NAVAL
night, prizes for all winners; i, I II TIONS has approved DaX-1i
Television show, informal danc- changes in the enlisted '
t ing.SATURDAY I dress blue uniform. They
. Wives
MAY 6th Doctors improve its wearability,
; OPEN HOUSE. Newest maga ness and comfort without
. zines, papers, writing materials, i uof + ing traditional appearance. Essentially
typewriters, radios, record players Present Slide To the changes consist. ofa
:; new recordings. 2000-Sat- zipper fly front instead of
, urday night dance. ton flag front, hip and side po.
. SUNDAYfAY t7h Station NurseryRecreation kets in trousers (covered b
1000-1200 Java time. Open jumper), belt loops instead of
, house. 1403-Sightseeing trips in, at the NAS N.ursery :: lacing in the back of trousersnnd
. and around Jacksonville;. 1730 will be a lit- sleeves similar to white jumper
outdoor playground
Vespers. 1800 buffet supper. diversified with I instead of tight cuffs. The ap-
_ 1930, Community Singing, Tele- tle more of now slide proved changes are those recommended
new ,
the acquisition
" vision shows" by the men who will
to the Nursery by theDoctors' +
MONDAY, MAY t8h presented wear the uniform and will permitit
Wives Club of NAS.
1930.-Singing Wheels Club, to be worn properly and with
membership open, transportation On hand to formally presentthe greater convenience and com
t leaves club. In the club-candy slide were members of the
making, corn poppin', television purchasing committee of the Doc- fort.This week we welcome two
show, informal dancing. tors' Wives including Mrs. Alvin new members to the Wing Staff
IJ, TUESDAY, MAY 9th Galuszka, Mrs. Gene Nealon, Mrs. aMORE Rufus A. Peurifoy, SN, and Ear
1000-2000, make a record. No Joyce Caswell, Mrs. Gordon Kies- J. Whitfield, RD1, both from
charge Junior hostess to assist ter, and Mrs. James MitchellHaunted Jacksonville.

t. you. 2000 square dancing, part- -x- Lcdr Baxter announces that
ners, caller, television shows, Cat! personnel who miss three drills
table shuffle board ping
games consecutively will be dropped
Glenwood, Ga. AFPS) -:Mrs.
porn? from the Organized Reserve and
WEDNESDAY, MAY 10th Azuba Page hopes some day to M
that their billet wil. be filled
Floor show. Door prize-dinner find out just what horrors a __
.. by someone else. This is not a
Informal dancing. Watch broom) holds for her cat. Every :
for two. FUN NOW-Cliildreu! at the Navy Wins' new regulation; however, in the
Bulletin Board for additional programs time Mrs. Page starts to sweep,
outdoors events. the cat scoots up the chimney sery at NAS try out the new slide presented bUM CibNW'-j future, it will be strictly en

Not''e A few Jockers still and out by way of the roof. Club of the station recently. The slide was erected on- forced.r' x-
available. t -x- playground at the Nursery

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4 May 1950 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three ,
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r r'C Navy Recalls Memorable' j

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I, 'J. '*w-, /\' 1919 Trans-Atlantic ;j jIi

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'''' 1st E. C.
: Rhoads. -- ------
',--- The NC-1, and NC-3 had reached were strung across the ocean as riers.
r: : Trepassey safely, but Lcdr. "marker buoys" to aid the flyers. I With its great striking force
Read and the NC-4 ran into The destroyers were supported at the Navy's aircraft destroyed 15-
trouble, going down off Cape 400-mile intervals by five battle 401 enemy aircraft, 1,268 of
Cod, causing a delay of six daysof ships to act as. weather. stations. which w re destroyed lay carrier-
the NC-4's arrival at Tre- based aircraft and 3,133 by Navy
: passey.The FLYING IN TIIICK FOG anda land-based planes. Naval air-
j NC-4, however was the heavy undercast the planes craft also destroyed 62 German
r > "ssvwKo j first to leave plodded on across the Atlantic.
Trepassey on May submarines, 172 Japanese war-
14. An incident recalled that The NC-1 and NC-3, in an attempt ships of all types and 447 Jap-
7.1 w many have not known is the to seek a clearing and come anese merchant vessels totalling
string of 68 destroyers which I out of the fog, crashed at sea. 2,333,497 gross tons.
TilE OLD AND NEWWhatwas However, the NC-1 and crewI
then the talk of the day as I were hauled safely aboard a In its mission-filled history Naval
far as aviation goes is depicted I Greek freighter and the NC-3 Aviation has recorded many
in the top left and center pho- crew kept the ship afloat to land firsts, among them:
tos as compared to what the -I xQS at Ponta Delgada. The first take-off from a ship
Navy has today, a sleek fast | Lcdr. Read in the NC-4 found when Eugene Ely took off from
( F9F jet, bottom. The top photo tI his clearing in the fog and he deck of the Navy's scout cruiser
shows Eugene Ely; leaving the ___ landed at Ilorta in the Azores, USS Birmingham and flew two
deck of the Navy scout cruiser the end of a 1,200 mile: flight at miles, on Nov. 14, 1910.
USS Birmingham on Nov. 14, :! an estimated speed of 78 knots. The same Eugene Ely was the
1910 at Hampton Roads, Va. The NC-4 took off from Horta first man to land aboard a shipon
c The Birmingham was outfitted I and landed in Lisbon, Portugal January 18, 1911, flying 13
"1 for the special occasion. ,Ion May 27, 1919, the first plane miles to land on a platform builton
l .. It marked the first flight from ever to cross the Atlantic. Lcdr. the USS Pennsylvania in San 'I
any ship..The NC, Navy Cur- -___ i' 3. .. .. i Read continued onto Plymouth, Francisco i iI
". Uss Flying boat, center, is just ',England where he arrived May .1
) like the one piloted by Lcdr. A. 31 to be greeted by the British. I TilE NAVY conducted the irst "
f C.Read in his historic trans-At- The Navy has come a long way flight to the North Pole with
lantic flight in 1919. The jet is' ''in aviation since that transAtlantic Lcdr. Richard E. Byrd. now Rear
One which was featured in last | flight. Much was learned Admiral and Floyd Bennett as
,II"week's exhibition by the Blue I from the trip of the three NC-'s, leaders. The two took off in a
,JV-jgels here. providing the Navy with valuable tri-motor Fokker monoplane on
data on long-distance flying, May 9, 1926. y
: :' reconnaissance, ship to plane The Navy also made the first \
communications, radio, instru- flight to the,South Pole with Lcdr.
VPPI. Y ments, and much, much more Richard Byrd making the flight
V .s which was to set the pattern for from his base at Little America
IDELIGHTSCARNIVAL Naval Aviation. in the Antarctic on Nov. 23, 1929.
.. ..
In December 1942 a Navy pilot
NAVAL AVIATION mustered mad the first radar ground con-
48 officers and 230 enlisted men trolled approach landing at NAS
t CLEANUP-About on April 6, 1917, but it grew Quonset Point R. I.

,' ., 12:3: (. Saturday night-or, more through the years until on V-J I More recently in October 1916, J'
accurately?;. Sunday morning-*-the day Naval Aviation had 41,272 the world's long distance non-
Close-tip'detail started operationsIn' 6 Schools Slated I planes, 60,747 pilots, 32,827 ground stop record of 11,236 miles in 55 .
hangar 115. The Country Ii Acquatic I officers, and 344,424 enlisted men. I hours and 17 minutes was set by
Store; trying to make their sell- The Navy at that time had 28 a Navy Neptune from Perth, Aus-

'lout turned and on get-out last minute time steam coincide.and By Red Cross For SE Area !' large and 71 smaller aircraft car- tralia to Columbus, Ohio.

managed to make the grade justas Six aquatic schools and one small craft school will be conducted Navy Seeks Funds To
curfew sounded. Over in the
oth-yr' hangar the El Dorado be. I' in the southeastern area this year, Red Cross officials have announced Have You Got I Combat Snorkel Stabs
-' ga "t'rowin de bums out' and
i Schools to be held at North
by booth 2 still A. M.in the only carnival the western State are College, Natchito- be at least 18 years of age, and Your Gift ForMother's Washington (AFPS) The j
headquarters office. was ches, Louisana, June 4-14; Camp have potential leadership and I Navy has asked Congress for
Carolina, Brevard North Car- I funds to build the world's four 't'J
Left with the chore of counting lina, Jun 7.17; Roosevelt State teaching ability. Those wishing Day? I largest airships 324 feet long.
separating and bagging the to qualify as water safety in- I
Park, Chipley, Ga., June 14-24; They are designed to combat
loose change and bills that were Tennessee A & I State college, structors should be able to swim, I Mother's Day is not far off- I Russia's long range Snorkel sub
turned in from the fifty-odd concessions Nashville. Tenn. (Colored), June the crawl, side, back and breast May 14 to be exact-and no one I marines.
Lcdr. Stonum and his 20-30; Camp Carolina, Brevard, strokes, as well as to swim on likes to forget to pay their respect -I Rear Admiral Alfred M. Pride,
boys worked wearily through the North Carolina, Aug. 21-31 and II and gratitudeA Aeronautics Bureau chief told ...
I a ::
back with
night, still checking and record- legs only. Individuals
: Camp Mondamin, Tuxedo, North sure way to express your House committee recently that
ing when the morning sun turned Carolina (small craft: ), June 4- attending small craft school I sentiments is with a fine gift. I the Navy's appropriation( requests
a sweltering night into a blis- should also be good swimmers. Your Navy Exchange has a fine for the coming year included
tering day. Despite almost 48-hour the fact his aquatic school conductedby Fees for the white aquatic I selection of earrings, bracelets, money for the big airships, eachof
/ job without required let-up those who made duty the Red Cross provides an ex- school is $40, while fees for the necklaces, watches, dress pins, which will cost about four mil-
cellent opportunity for the armed Colored school is $30, and small and costume jewelry-all appro- lions.
trips and out of the l
many in
office always found Stonum witha forces to send representatives to craft school, $45. This covers tuition priate for Mothers' Day. The Navy's code name for these
patient expression and a pleas- be trained as instructors in water room, board, textbooks and The finest assortment of cards superblimps is ZPN. However,
safety and first aid. Individuals insignia earned. Fees can be paid ever carried is now available. A
ant remark-a tribute indeed to
officer and successfully completing the water to director of the school at the nice box of Whitman's Sampler I they are not to be confused with {i
gentleman. I
an a
safety instructor course will be time of registration.Since I candy is always a popular gift for the Zeppelin type dirigibles of ",
Was the Carnival a success? authorized to teach Red Cross the Safety Service will the ladies.If the Macon and Akron kind which '.I
Well, on the whole we think it swimming and lifesaving courses. be unable to schedule first aid I you want to brighten moth- J the Navy flew in the early 1930's.Culunan ;
O notwithstanding the fact Those qualifying as first aid and water safety instructor er's house for Mother's Day, you '
that the anticipated goal was not I I instructors will be authorized to courses at all installations, the 'can have your pick from a nice I -x- ;
quite reached. Pappy Fritch and teach Red Cross Junior, standardand Aquatic School offers the only line of household accessories. Particularly Ala, (A'PS-A) big
Lcdr. Strum, who headed the gigantic advanced first aid courses. opportunity for installations and ,I desirable is the line of flop-eared country mule started at
1 undertaking, seemed generally The small craft school is devoted stations desiring this type of ser I Revere Ware pots and pans, and I Carl Kinney through the show
{ ,. satisfied, and agreed that exclusively to training in the I vice.Further I 1 electric mixers, toasters, lamps, window as he started to unlock
the valuable experience gained skilled use of and the principlesand information pertaining clocks and many, many more 'his furniture store. Blinking a _
would result in bigger and better methods of teaching as relat- : to the aquatic school can be items to gladden a mother's couple of times, Kinney went in
I carnivals in the future. Side- ed to row boats, canoes and obtained from the Red Cross I heart. II and led the mule out. It had en y
lights extends a special salute to small sailing craft. I Field Director's office, building I I Shop early and save at your tered through a back door some
Offers Opportunity 39. Navy Exchange. I, one had left open. ,
these two gentlemen for a job .;
Applicants for the school must
well done and for giving all par ,

ticipating cooperation activities and their good unstinted humor. 4-Yr. Farm Training :

Specifically, Supply's booths
.' 1 netted something over eleven Is Pronounced Legal ;
hundred dollars- a little more ,
than ou Captain had expected. Washington (AFPS)-Four-year
Aside from the profit feature, on-farm draining for veterans is
1however, the booths provided a legal, th<* Veterans Administration
If' lot of fun for everyone who play- : recently ruled.
ed them and added to the general I The VA said Texas, Louisiana, (
enjoyment of the circus. Mississippi, Maine, New York,
One thing is certain: The charities and Iowa had previously limited
who will be serviced by the on-farm training under the
j I() proceeds are going to fare much icemen's Rehabilitation serv-/;/
better than they would have by two or three years.
y individual campaigns-and after The question of legality arose I| u
all that makes the 1950 Carni-
when these states sought to ex-
val pretty much of a success. tend the courses to four years. ,
tv Four-year courses in other states)
1 OTHER ITEMS.< "The 3rd Man," have been sanctioned from the
which opens today, is a standard start. ,
f thriller if you see it from the I
beginning-otherwise you'll miss I starred Burl Ives) of the popular'' j '
its punch. First time we've seena Penthouse Theatre. Doing all x
shock created by an ordinary I right for themselves in bit parts,
alley cat, with no personality and were Charlotte Ecker, who never R d
little acting ability.. .Objection: gives a bad performance Frank :
After viewing "All the King's Coghlan, former Our Gang Comedy ,
Men" recently, we agree it Uay :star, and Pet McCausland,
rate the best picture award, but head of theBOQ's. Speaking afterwards .
Sidelights (who is not alone on about his opportunityto ,' L ; > =x't
this point) disagrees with the 'play In the big time. Pete ,
Academy for selecting the pic's;' said, "It was a lotta fun and
star a*, best actor. Seems to list M Mw good experience-- -and Burl Ives
Kirk Douglaj rated that Oscar was fine to work with." '
for '49. However, they didn't ask Rufus Puerifoy held the right: + >i X 4
us-- either .. f I number for one of the television
At least three of uur Station' sets and Lucelle -Wood was pres- GIFTS GALORE HERE--The wise and thoughtful are thinking now about that gift for mother
personnel were members of the I ent to hand in her ticket for a I and there is no better selection of appropriate gifts to be found anywhere than at the counters of
cast in the bit: production (which' washing Machine the Navy Exchange, A sample of what is available is shown on this one counter above. J

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Shades Of Illustrious Ramsey,

Spike Of VP-3 Bares All

"Bathloss" Groggms may have his talking] goat Ramsey, the
Phi Beta Kappa graduate from Rucknell. but Patrol Squadron Three
i>f Fleet Air Wing 11 has "Spike." who we are informed is top dog in Thanks to all the volunteer I
the: squadron. help, military and civilian per I

"Spike" informed us that he has a great many pals in the squadron sonnel, in the Public .Works De
but he regards them all rather lightly except for one-a Chief partment, who work(1 so hard in
R. E. Dugan who Spike says is the fellow I take with me to all my helping make the Navy Carnivalfor
dog shows" F Charity a success. They really .

SPIK j| HAS TWO first and two -- .-- _.- '-'-------- ---- played a big part and their
third In his class. .Jt y services were appreciated by all.
place prizes
ugly l dogs club, while his pal, y.0(
First class, that is, since his: commanding Chief Dugan belongs to the new Public Works personnel really
officer recently "bust- walked away with a lot of the
ly-formed Bulldog Club here in
ed" him for being non'l'e ulation. Jacksonville a club that has Ld.Pc( prizes Friday and Saturday. .
Spike is registered as Chief Jax- many military members. nights.
on, Here are a few of the winners:
"I'll get my rate back when I'm 1 Spike had a tough training The boat and outboard motor
elder] Spike growled. "You see schedule when he was a recruit were won by A. C. Selclon, Jr.,
he informs ind he still talks
us. apprentice electrician; Television
I'm only 20 months old born here ,
in Jacksonville in '48." about his flights with a real set was won by Rufus Peurifoy,

When asked to tell us more tough check pilot. "Keep your Storekeeper liaison working between .
shout himself, Spike willingly nose up" and out of the cockpit Public Works and Supply;
obliged. The "Blue Moons" of Spike the check pilot would say John E Murphy, NAB-6 won a
1! "Imagine that trou- ; saw a nice ham, and
Panama are an old story to Spike.On me having a portable
occasion Spike and his pal. ble! Just look at mv nose," he electric room heater which was
Chief Dugan would make libertyAt exclaimed. "I often wonderedhow the consolation prize to the automobile -'
those Panamanian night clubs. many paws that check pilot and also some motor of ,

"They used to think I was ugly l ," thinks I have. J, II. Roudreaux, GM3 of Tran '

Spike complained] "so we didn't "After all this" Spike growls. portation and his wife, won a
co' t too often" "I don't even get flight skins, but r > boudoir chair; Mary Woolen took
now they can tune me in and find c.a home a board of razor blades;.
SPEAKING OF BEING IT.I.Y. that I am the best 'bird dog'In wp .d s Chief C. G. Monroe MMC, won ,
Spike 15 ,rharter member of the (the squadron" a card box and a loot. bag to' car
ry home all his loot in; and Lewis .

-- .- -- E. Cheatmans' (machinist') wife
won an electric stove ', '"

Lcdr. Dailey Lcdr E, R. Foster, Jr.! 'Asst .
: PWO did pretty well. too. He won ,
i some baby food which he, gave ';
Leaves Base away to the first woman, he laW""
'I i pushing a baby carriage; a can '.

MEET SPIKE-"This night flying down of beans which he ate for lunch
sure gets me growls
SALTY HUMOR FROM For New Post "Spike" as he lands in a P2V following an operational flight. Monday and onehalf pint of wine. ..'\
Spike is "top dog" in Patrol Squadron Three. From the look on his!' face Mon..
\ HERE AND THERE Communications Officer at NAS day morning we know he must
since July 1948. Lcdr Elmer W ''have had a big time with his

Dailey left his post this week to New Radar StationToAidCivilMilitaryEfforts jug of wine At the auction, Tom
News Item Miss! Fay King assume his new duties as Air Mayport Andreu of Transportation! bought .
wsis overcome bv ga while taking 'Communications Officer on the the goat. With it he almost got adivoice
a bath. She owes her life to staff of Commander-in-Chief Pa- We understand his wife
the watchfulness! of the janitor of cific Fleeet. hasn't spoken! to Tom yet.

her apartment building.. I Lcdr. Dailey who arrived here ...
from r'aval Post Graduate school] I NEWS FROM THE FIRE"BdX: _
Many a man is poor today because at Annapolis entered the Naw George Gemming had more fun

his credit was too good yes in June 1941 as an aviation cadetat Conversion of the Mayport radar station, constructed by than the children riding the fire

terday.Diner1. New OUeans receiving his the Navy; in 1913-41.) to a fully equipped 1950 model ground I truck at the Carnival. He beain-
flight training at Corpus Christi ed with glee every time .the dri. .
: "I see by the sign that control intercept for locating and directing aircraft is slated I ver started the truck and the sii .

tipping is forbidden." 9e for early construction, it has been announced by Comdr en blew. Fire Chief and 'Mr

Waiter: "Lor' bless vou.. ,suh Eugene J. P(>ltier. Public Works Officer of NAS. Don Moran had quite a time ht .
find PO was dem" apples in de garden An appropriation of $45,000has the Carnival Saturday. The peo-

of Eden. been made to carry out the at first! to using the old Mayport; pie running the "Country Store"
proiect most of which will be lighthouse: as the tower, the cost (concession were mighty glad l t Policeman: "Is there anything done by contract. New construction of installing the equipment i t see them leave. They took homi

peculiar about your husband b\ t will consist chiefly of a 100- proved too high owing to the re- most of the prizes, including A

which he could be recognIzed" in i. . foot steel tower, equipped with a mote location of the lighthouse.The pressure cooker and some babv
cafe we should find the bodv? I- 1- v' : : .' coaxial cable, and a 75-foot creo- ancient masonry of the 1 lighthouse food. They really hit the jack.pet, .
Woman" : "Yes, he's deaf in one ( j sote treated wood antenna pole. is still in very good condition at 8 o'clock Sunday morning, .

ffr. d\ :: J Existing buildings will be utilized however, when Mrs. Moran gave
;.. \ following a complete remodeling ]- ---x-- birth to TWINS; a boy and a
\\ t. 'WJ
Traveler: "Do many strangers it. TI :f" to bring them to present- girl, one weighing 7 Ibs. 10 oz.,
fettle around here?" f : ; day specifications. and the other weighing .7 Ibs. 14 "
Hotel 1 Proprietor: "They all ,( o a.
ffttU. An' them with no more \1" ,. Skilled engineers, most of i The irony of it was!: that one
baggage than jou've got settle inadvance. ; +.4 whom will be drawn from the of the prizes the Chief won was
." Charleston Naval Shipyards, will electric alarm clock. We're
complete the job of installingthe an
rhl '
; afraid it will be some time before
: ::1 delicate radar equipment, it ,' the Chief will have any use for
APP6utnES was said by Lcdr Elmer E. DaiI -
the alarm clock! When informed
If I 1
._, ...:'1 "", ley, Jr., Communications Officer ,
'-. 'u,.'- <;,: .y.,... of fie station. y of the double birth, the Chief'sonly
convent "Huh!" CU 1 k
was (
Lcdr. Dailey I
| For
Day, Night FlyingI
After A tour of duty at Pen-1 I The tower will be equippedwith ,. Chief says he wasn't excitedJf
sacnla. he joined the USS As- a dehumidification unit for 'Tt always wears one black shoe ami:
toria aviation unit in the Atlantic one brown shoe.)
protective purposes, and a supplementary -
i ,
area and in December ]1944 he will
: generator
boarded the USS Amsterdam! as'' be installed power to take care of any Comdr Eugene J. Peltier, }
a enior aviator with Task Group Installation of PWO won't tell us what he took
power emergency home but we know he had a good
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the radar will be carried out under
Born and raised in Panama, direction of George W. time
Lcdr Daile\ found himself rightat Haugh resident electronics engineer "mr
home when he was assigned as with the Charleston Navy Stcmbridge made a flying trip to
assistant! operations officer at Yard. Pensacola last week on official
NAS Coco Solo in 1946 ,I I The ground control intercept is business. It was Birdie's first visit
Lcdr Frank J. Hill, former to be employed mainly for train to Pensacola and his first trip by
NAS Personnel Officer has now ing pilots at the Naval Air Station air in 21 years and from all reports
/n rf S taken over Lcdr Dailey's post as it was said. However the he was very much impressed
Communications Officer, while operators of the intercept are expected with both lie sure is an observing
*7hadd it mean, get the next bus Chief Ship's Clerk Tesla F. John- to benefit by the training fellow He passed along I
-I'm the driver" son has been appointed Personnel as much as the pilots. Palofox: Street in Pensacola and

Officer i I The r. dar will be used in day can name all the ]leading bars,
j .Druggist I I -----x -- and night flight training. It will L stores, and can even tell you _the
Vacationist to : Have further enhance civil and military ?z; aF. color of tile on the lobby of San
you anything; that's good for Lambs hotel that's from the
mosquito bites on top of poison) search and rescue facilitiesin the r 4. >> street now Oh, boy!
the Jacksonville area, !t"
ivy Mr.over Dubb; "Caddy, why do Navy declared !F.> i We have only one casualty Jj,
: you ,
'I I
keep looking at watch" 1 While some thought was given t 4.i report from the Carnival II* )}
MOTES was Chief.Ed White. 'tie not cd J
Caddy: "Watch, heck; this is II :
compass" Vets Can Borrow f- III rang the bell with the hammerbut
i we understand he saw stars,
I too.
Worried over some unclean :i It's Lingo night again. Friday
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) the excited chairman of, .
pot games and special games for Fish Arc Back / '
,, the health committee exclaimed: : ladies and men
"What this town needs is an abun- I The regular weekly dance will Their Homes \
In Old Pacific Haunts
dant) \ supply of clean, fresh. GradeA be held Saturday, 2100 to 0100. *
milk-and it's time to take the with music provided by Milo Washington; (Af'PSWar veterans ,
La Jolla Calif.. (AFPS) For
bull bv the horns and demand! Jones and his orchestra. unable to obtain home purchase -
I' the first time in 51 "walk-
it-" CPO club Softball team has two loans from private banks years
fish" have returned to the
-x3 --- games booked for this week. Today will be able to borrow money direct ing
Pacific Ocean to the
Million Vets Still ;' at 1500 the Chiefs take on from the Government, under I according
Scripps Institution!' of Oceanog-
'I NARTU at diamond No 4 and on terms of the housing bill recently f .
Await NSLI Refunds I Saturday they play host to the passed by Congress and now f's iraphy
.athington (AFPS)--Approximately 'submarine USS Conger on the'' awaitmg the President's signa- The rare fi.sh-five to six inches -

12,500,000 veterans of power plant diamond at 1430 ture. _____ _____ __ __ _unOn long with a triangular body-
World War II have now received f The swimming pool is now open) The new law set up a $150) PHOTOGENIC FEMALE are called bat wing fish. Dr. Carl
National Service Life Insurance from 0900 to 1900 After that I million fund from which a veteran Ann Williamson, 20-yur.ohl Hubbs., ichthyologist, said two >>
refund checks from the Veterans brisk swim at the pool. why not i iI may borrow up to $10,000 at'' aqua maid, holds the title cf J specimens had been caught

AdministrationTotal I step up to the club and enjoy a four per cent interest for 30 years '' Florida's "moat photogenic in the past month."It .
amount paid ?o far is nice: juicy steak. I I Another provision of the law girl" She recently was given I might look like a
roughly $2,250,000,000. Approximately I A threepiecc orchestra will play will permit the Veterans Admin that title after selection from a fish," Dr. Hubbs explained. J Jr
$>550 millions remain to be dinner music for patrons of !the istration to guarantee (;0 per cent field lor 16 entries at Cypress I two fins propel it along the WIth-I

paid to about 3,500,000 veterans. Sunday from 1700 to 2100. of home loans up to $7,500. Gardens, Fla. I torn of the wean> just like

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I List Of Twelve Lucky Carnival All-Saints Chapel State Plant Board

Prize Winners Are AnnouncedThere Male Choir Short Commend Unit's

are 12 people who just love carnivals] especially)] Navy Of Members
Carnival for Charity held last Friday and Saturday They are the 12 Pest Control TestA
who walked off with the big list of major] prizes given away during
0 0 the two nights of celebration. i An urgent call for more mem- letter from the state Plant
I The happiest of the lot is!' MrCl. bers for the All Saints' Chapel Board of Florida commending
t Elizabeth] Johnson wife of Nathaniel fus A. .eurifoy. 4410 Herschel choir the "well planned and guided
is being sent out this week
I M Johnson first classiteward's Street, Jacksonville employee] of program" the occasion of the
mate of VP-5' who I by choir director Ixdr John M. aerosal)
won the Supply Department: and r. G dispersal equipment installation -
TRAFFIC\ the Chrysler New Yorker convertible King, Post Office Box 336, Wes- Hirst. tested at NAS Jax last
VIOLATIO ] She lives at 713 BeaverS connftt. I All male military personnel of week, has been received by Lcdr.
t J''d. I Electric range inners were the station who like to sing, or John M Hirst, officer in chargeof
Seven motorists were tickets i! Abraham C. Seldon route 4, an WAVE Barracks' with OperationsVU have had any experience in glee the Malaria and Mosquito Con-
for traffic violations] aboard employee] at Public Works I, won Division) ; Mrs! L. E. Cheat- club work are requested to tryout trol Unit No. 1 I.
the station during the period Ap- the outboard motorboat. man 4583 Iroquois Avenue Jacksonville for thj choir at 1415 on Wednesdays The letter reads in part. "In
ril 21 to May 1. I I Winners of the other ten toppn..es : and Afberry B Weathers and Thursdays at the I our opinion. jour Unit should receive
Illfgaf Parking C A. Mat- jn-luded: 2573 Haldumar] Terrace. Jacksonville ihapel. full cooperation from all
hews. Washing Machine, Mrs. Roland] an employee] of O&Rx ,I Due to natural attrition the the agencies: interested in the
Speeding;-L. J. Held 11M2, and I F. Schneider, 5150 Fremont -- choir is depleted] to only 23 voices research project you have so successfully -
A. W. Moneill, Street whose husband is a first i brought to the point ofpertion
Extends Deadline
At least 50 ore needed to bringit
class machinist mate with FAS "
that it has reached.
Faulty EJIIIJlmtnt-Ens. D J.
&- ibbs. Hon 6: and F. C. Wood of 2370 For Terminal League: )Pay>> I up to full Mroncth, it is pointed I The test of the equipment

Multiple Offenses!, -Lt. (jl i !) Third Avenue, Jacksonville. Washington (AITS-The Sen- out.All merited the active interest of all
}J. Beall, C. F. Page and J. D'I I Refrigerator winnerseie Betty ate has passed and sent to the I Saints' Choir is one of the military services and federal
Burns.. I Panglc 3042 Green Street, I White House a bill extending the best known male choirs in the I agencies concerned with public
.---XIII I I Jacksonville; Mrs. Doris Williamson deadline for making applicationfor Jacksonville area It has appeared health agriculture and plant
diddle dIddle. the cat arid 1094 Odessa Drive Jacksonville military terminal leave pay on many church programs and t quarantine.
the: fiddle and Mrs. Clarence A. Thor- from September 1, 1948 to June has been heard frequently over -xS --
He called the sarge a goon, sen, 114 I'D Allegheny] Street. 30, 1951 If the President signs the air. Its members enjoy certain 'ied a tear for the poor flea.
Tie MP's laughed to see such whose husband is a chief aviation the bill it will] permit the filingof I privileges! and receive sound What's he got to look forward to?
sport, metalsmith in VP-3. I' approximately 25,000! delayed I training in glee club and choir He knc vs' all his children] are
Court Martial-tomorrow noon. Television set winners were Ru- ilaims. singing. going to the dogs. r

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:I\ V(14 I Continue Paddle WieEders Action In Varsity Softball Occupy I''

Table five Tennis matches were PlayOnly playedoff Front Seat In City Circuit .

in the station Table Tennis

tournament last week-end but j Still undefeated in league play, the NAS Varsity softballers,?
F nine more first round battles are ran their skein of victories to five ovcv: the past week, taking over,
slated to be held before the end I first place in the race for the Jacksonville Men's softball crown by'
; of this week. defeating Duval Motors 2-1 and Cecil Field 4-1 in a pair of hard ,\ .
: Bill: Weber from FASron Six fought tilts at Lackawanna Park. I
was the only participant: to advance The local nine meets the O&R
into the semi-final round of Civilians for the first time in ced Tuesday that he will accept
With Chet Paschane --0 league competition Friday nightat challenges from other intra"tnural
took his opening match 2000 'on the Lackawanna Park softball teams several day, a
from Bob Becker 22-20 and 21- Diamond. If the Navymen defeat week as long as the games don't

Tom Henderson, who played football with Jax-Navy for 13, then pounced on James Pat- the Repair nine, they will have conflict with city league 'trays.I
terson in a quarter-finals affair downed each team entered in the The tilts, he announced,- will be!
the past two seasons and is now a member of the Operations 21-19 and 21-16 for his berth in league. listed as practice games.1""''' f
Flight Line intra-mural Softball team, dropped into the Jax the semi-final go. Patterson re- Local fans who would like to Pilot Garver has slated Sam!
Air News office recently with still another sport on his mind ceived a bye in the first round. see the undefeated Navy nine Alexander for the starting job on)
-baseball. Jack Lucovsky and play, but are unable to make the the mound tomorrow evening t
Eugene against the O&R "
trip to Lackawanna Park, may Civilians. Harry
At present, the versatile athlete is putting in some of Kidd had to go the full three- be treated to' some action when Taylor is expected to hurl for the t
game distance to wins in
his spare time managing and playing on the Perret's Dairy the first round. annex the Navy nine plays practice tiltson Civilian nine.Alexander j
the NAS Power Plant Dia gave up only four
baseball team of the diamond in
one stronger aggregations Lucovsky, a flashy southpaw, mond. Tonight the leagueleadersplay hits when he tossed the locals toa
the Community League. took his first game with Joe FASRon Six on the local victory over Happy Sports 1
A little initiative on the part of Henderson and several Sinko 21-18, but Sinkj came backin field. The game starts at 1930. Center recently. Dick '
the second duel to win 21-17. and Ed ready
Manager Dick Garver Bucherich will be
other local baseball-minded athletes for the announ-
was I Lucovsky then took the rubber --- ------- -- ----- to fire if Alexander gets Into trou.
Dairy team's organization. At least, that's what we gath- game by a wide 21-16 margin I ble. **,? 4-
: ered after talking to the manager himself. for the match. I Spring-Cup Serial Sink Cecil Fleldtg-l -.
Dick Garver was Kidd's first I I Heads up base running ;gave
from the local
Physical Training Depart-
Co-operation I I| the locals their 4.1 ''
round victim in one of the closest .victory*over
ment, Perret's Dairy and various other business concerns finishes recorded last week. Kidd Entries To Enjoy Cecil! Field last Friday'evening:
in Jacksonville helped out in equipping the team. Now the won the first game easily 21-16 While Ed Bucherich he4 the
i team is one of the leading contenders for the Community only to drop the second to Gar- Full I Cecil Field batsmen to'only three
ver who squeezed out a 21-18 de HandicapsParticipants bingles, the locals collected the
League crown. cision. However, Kidd annexed a same number of safeties"off opposing -
High Ratting AveragesThe win by taking the third match 21- J in the Spring-Cup moundsman Henry Row-
team did lose its first three encounters, but a few 19. Garver is teamed with Lu- Medal Play tournament whichis ley. *
additions to the lineup and several other changes have made covsky in the doubles go which being planned for the latter: The locals scored a lone tally
it The itself is "sailor-satur- will be played off following the part of his month, will be al in the first when George,.Tirpak
winning aggregation. lineup
a lowed to under full sacrificed
< singles finals.In play handicaps walked was to'second
ated." Tom points out that fifteen of the eighteen men on ball{
the fifth match played off tournament officials at the reached third on 'a ground
the squad are stationed here at NAS. last weekend, Pete Oleynick set Golf Club House have announced. and stole home much to thee*n-?
Chester down 22-20 and However, handicap.. for men barrassment of the Cecil Field *
This Why aren't the players the Paschang
brings a question. on
will not range beyond 36 and the players. ',
2116. Owen Williams and Paul
Jax-Navy baseball team? Several reasons can be used in an- Franke were two others who re- women Hill be able to have a A walk, an error and 6'.in&14 l (
swering. Because of the shortage of personnel the men who ceived byes in the initial round. maximum handicap of 72, whichis accounted for two more SCOre! in
could possibly capture berths on the NAS nine cannot be -xTennismen- course par.Tournament. the second inning and_ Frank
officials also announced Stewart notched the fourth run
from their duties for road Others
excused trips. are mar-
Lose that the handicap com- of the game for NAS in the thirdas
ried. Those are just two of the main reasons. To mention all I mittee will meet May 15th to establish he drew a walk, stole second,
of them would require more space than we have availablein handicaps for those golfers went to third on a fielder's choice
this column. who have played and recorded I and pilfered home plate. '
I' Presbyterian over ten rounds on the local Cecil Field tallied in the secondinning
While the Dairy team isn't on top of the league, its hit- links. when Dave Wheatley dou-

ting, as a whole, is way above par. Thirteen of the playersare I Jax-Navy's tennis squad drop- At present over 250 golfers bled and came home on an error.
hitting the ball at a clip better than the .250 mark. And ped a 7 2 verdict to a visiting have established handicaps on Dump Favored Duval Motors .
most of those batting better than .300. Presbyterian College team Tues the NAS links and more will be Alert base-running by"' the locals .
are day evening for its third loss in entered in the log before the end gave them the 2-1 win over,
Boast Strong Hurling five starts. of this month. Duval Motors earlier last week.
Sammy Franklin, third baseman, has garnered three Presbyterian took five of the The Spring-Cup affair will be The game was tied i,1-1-going .
hits in five trips for a .600 average while Harry Stinson, six singles matches and two of held two week-ends. The first into the fourth inning when local
catcher, has banged out nine safeties in 21 trips for a .428 the three doubles. Len Curtis was will be May 19-22 and the second third baseman Charlie Tibbet
the only Navy man able to gar May 26-29. drew a free pass, made second ona
mark. times will be listed off the bat of Stewart
ner a singles victory, beating R. Starting as single ,
Dom Savino, who is also a member of the NAS varsity Lyndon 6-3, 6-1. preferred by the participants.: stole third base, and beat a throw
Softball team, is playing centerfield for the Dairy nine and The locals trek to Florida to- Time preferences are to be indicated home on a fielder's choice for ,the.
day for a court battle with the when signing up for the winning run.
is batting .412 after 21 trips to the plate. Henderson is a
strong Gator squad. The sum tournament so pairings can be Tirpak tripled and scored 0"
strong stickman and boasts a .375 average while outfielder : made. an error for the local nine's first
Lonnie Carpenter is also hitting 375. Singles: Club officials are debating tally in the third inning after
Other the Bill Harper (P) beat Bud Hart, whether to make the SpringCupand Duval drew first blood by scoring .
Those only few of the boys on '
are a averages. 6-2, 6-2. Winter-Cup tournaments annual a run in the second inning .on a
team who are stationed at NAS are Jack Bartlett, Max Max- Frank Spears (P) downed Leslie affairs. The Winter-Cup single and a double. ; <
well, Joe Henderson, Bob Carpenter, Pat Patterson, Chuck Smith, 8-C. 6-0. tourney was held the early partof Bucherich held the DuvaVnineto
Crosley, Can Quillon, Jerry Grimes, Lonnie Gailey and"Lighthouse" Don Wharton (P) beat John this year for the first time. only three safeties while the
Staples, 6-2, 6.1. Their decision will depend locals themselves banged out fou*
Dooley. Joe Dodd (P) beat Owen Williams largely upon the number of entrants hits off former Marine hur
Dooley is one of the team's top moundsmen. He whiffed 6-1, 6-4. in the planned SpringCupevent I Daryl Shaw who was cef
14 batters in a recent tussle and seldom allows more than Ken Thompson (P) beat Bill members of the group an i mound for Duval. ,*'* the

five hits. The ace chucker was an outfielder when with the Elliot, 6-3. 6-3. nounced.An -x-
entrance fee of $1.00 has She: "How does Lem
Len Curtis (N) beat R. Lyndon, r
Jax-Navy club last year. 6.3, 61.Doubles. been set for the Spring-Cup affair love?" '.-- ., i
Davis Hurls 1-Hitter : in order to purchase trophiesfor Her: "You can define it a .'
A number of other lads stationed here are playing Hart ant! Williams (Navy) beat the winners. j skilled labor \ .' ,
various independent teams in the vicinity of Jacksonville.Like George Harper and Fred Ja- "

the Perret's Dairy nine, the semi-pro aggregations play Dodd obs,and 4-6, Bill 6-2, Toole 6-3. (P) beat Waves Prepared for Play

only on week-ends. This doesn't take the players away from George Rowe and Staples, 1'

their routine duties here at the Air Station. I I 6-1, 62.Spears In Church
One particular player, who we mentioned in this column and Jimmy WilliamsP City League

once before, is playing with the Middleburg nine, another I ( ) beat Dick Weeks and Bill - -- -
Community League team. Joe Davis, a former Ocala, Fla., Willis (Navy), 6.1, 6-2. I' Under the managership of Vere, pitcher, are the only t xe
-x- Johnnie Leudkte, the 1950 editionof players which have been e 'u
high school hurler, is the lad we are referring to. Davis 1 SPORT SHORTS I' the NAS WAVE softball combine permanent starting, berths" _

pitched the full nine innings of a recent game and gave up San Francisco (AFPS) Emil I was slated to open play in I early in the season, Man' :;, ;
only four hits. Sitko,_Ail-American back from I the Girls' Church League of Jacksonville I Leudkte will switchthe, c'.1''''')' .
Now that an account has been made for the personnel I Notre Dame, has signed with the I early this week. girls on the team from pile j>,:" ,>:
San Francisco FortvNiners of the tion to another in order' to f fa I V.
playing baseball elsewhere than here at NAS, something The local lassies, who have "I''.
National Football League. lineup. .
been holding practice for the past ,,r" ,,
should be said about the good players who aren't even en- few months, will play their sec i Frances Martin is showing t \ ,r
gaging in the sport this season Fort Monmouth N. J. (AFPS) ond league tilt the latter part of well at third base. Willie SI .:
More than a few lads, who are well versed in baseball -Aii athletic field house to be next week. who starred on the.baske. .
for several are unable to built at a cost of $650,000, has schedule out court for the WAVES last rql,
and 1 have played the sport years been approved by this Army post Accorcing to a ; '
son is working hard for thq 1 '1 \
lined de- \
the diamond because of the by the city
their experience on
-the home of the Signal Corps.
ond base assignment, whiles "
shortage here at NAS. Among the ranks Construction will start late this partment, the local girls will play ,
serious personnel all of their tilts in the first roundon paw Ruth Richardson: hasworking j
here on the station are several athletes who have played ball spring and it is expected to be the Brentwood diamond in out at first base. ::1 .
their experience means nothing ready for practically every sport Dolly Quinn, Joe Lazzara :
in college circles. But past event in January, 1951. Jacksonville. ".1
1 until it's put to use. Fourteen players are on the leste Ranville, Alice>< .
Philadelphia (AFPS) -Connie WAVES' roster at present, while Georgia Anderson, Ginnr MIlt.
Numerous injuries to members of the Jax-Navy baseball Mack now 88 years old and celebrating Margie Stevens has been appointed ton, Al Wytovich and MiiJicr

team, plus the transfer of shortstop Bill Crane lead us to his 50th year in profes- assistant manager and Betty dener will chores.bt- sharing the ,
Frank McCaffrey could use a few more sional baseball scoffed at reportshe Naylor will be the team's official
believe that
manager Other teams entered In
would retire after this season. scorekeeper
ball players on his club. Some experienced men would come "Some of those Philly fans must Few Veterans Girls' Church League includ
in handy at both shortstop and third base. McCaffrey can be have started the rumor," the boss Fran Free shortstop; Rickie Curry Tob Hardware nine
1 reached by phone at extensions 593 and C12. of the Athletics told reporters. Larrick, catcher; and Ruth La. the North Jax Baptist nine.tw.wM .ll:0 {

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Bosebollers BreokEven Tars Come Sports Quiz Contest Provides

Home For Barracks PowWowsThe

In Last 7 EncountersThree
7-Day StayThe Jax Air News came close to being one-up on its read-
ers in the weekly Sports Quiz contest. It was not until, late -41
Jacksonville Tars returnto Monday afternoon that anything near the right answer ar-

victories, an equal number of losses and anothertie their home grounds Friday rived.
baseball scorebook in eight night to a seven-day home -
were added to the Jax-Navy open
Many ardent sports fans t absolutely sure your ground.
stand the Columbus Card-
time. The local nine will close a two game series againstthe 'You the situation
days inals and the Macon Peaches. came forth with their answer/ cannot generalize -
Camp Gordon combo on Mason Field this evening at 1600. to last week's question "Is you must know the correct .
Hal Gruber's Tarmen take on there a penalty for a player)' rulin And so it is with
Saturday, N A S travels to ed to right center scoring Henry Columbus Friday night at 2000 throwing his glove at.a fair hit I'our questions they must be
Green Cove Springs, and Sundaythe and Webb. Ken Werner groundedout at the Myrtle avenue ball park ball?" But it was James Cran- correct and inclusive.
local Navymen will play host to the pitcher and Robbins in the first of a three game set.Sunday's ston, SN, of X-2 division who I This week, getting away
to the Green Cove nine on Mason raced home for the final tally. fray begins at 1430. provided the most nearly cor- ,from baseball we have a two-
Field at 1400. Ja'x-Navy's base- NAS dropped a 23-4 tilt to a The league leading Macon rect answer which is: part question:
ballers will rest over Monday and visiting Eglin Field nine earlier Peaches pull into town for a "No. A penalty is not given I "How much playing time is
Tuesday, returning to action last week, but managed to tie the four-game series Monday May unless the glove hits the batted I I there in a game of lacrosse
against Camp Lejeune, a power- visitors 5-5 the following evening 8. The Peaches have been riding ball. If it does hit the ball the I and what is the pitching distance -
ful Marine team which invades when the fray was called after high since the season opened and batter Is entitled to three/ for men and women ona
Mason Field next Wednesday.Jake six full innings of play becauseof are pulling away, at least tem- bases." standard horseshoe court?"

Duvall gave up only five darkness. porarily, from the rest of the A lot of fans, we repeat,j j I Bring in your answer to the
hits but handed out eleven walksto Record Another Tie pack. were close, but questions like Jax Air News office in the
the Georgia Teachers in the The visiting Eglinites garnered The Tars have improved with- these oft times arise on the/ main administration building,
NAS nine's most recent tilt which 17 including one circuit in the last few games with sev- playing field and you must be j!,or phone extension 8184 or 216.
the Teachers won 8-6. clout, hitsi local hurler Joe Gush- eral new additions from Giants'

The local team garnered 11 anas and Thad Laird in gaininga farm clubs of upper classifica- ..

. safeties off Teacher moundsman first game victory. tion.Buses Park Intra-Mural Softball Variety Smoker
leave in
Ralph Parsons. NAS scored once I Gus h a n a s, who has been
.,.. in the second inning, three times troubled with a sore arm recently downtown Jacksonville for the Schedule RevealedThe
in the fifth when Ace Woolbright allowed the yistors to score ball park and make the return Being ArrangedFor

doubled with the bases loaded, 11 runs in the first frame with trip back.Local. National League takes I
tallied once in the eighth and the help of a few Navy miscues. -x- over the softball diamonds today '
scored a final run in the ninth The Eglin Eagles scored the re- Golfers and next Tuesday while teams in j, May 12th
inning. I mainder of their runs in the sec- the American league take a ten-

\ Gushanas Hits Circuit Clout ond, third, seventh and eighth day breather, returning to action A station boxing smoker, 1
The Teachers scored three innings.A Meet RollinsJaxNavy's next week Thursday.One .
times in the first, three more runs I trio of singles by Ken Werner with everything from a
in the seventh and crossed the Bob Lopez and Dick Henry of the top games of the heavyweight bout to comedy
plate twice in the eighth to cinch the locals one run in the golf aggregationwill day should develop on field No.
gave routines on its is
. be seeking revenge for an 4 this evening when the Chief program,
the win. Keith Churchill led the fourth frame and a triple by Ace
locals in batting with three hits I Woolbright, coupled with an- earlier! 14-4 setback when: it plays Petty Officers go up against the now being arranged by the
host to powerful Rollins College undefeated NARTU nine. NAS Physical Training and
in four trips to the plate. other single by Lopez and two
Joe Gushanas not only pitched walks accounted for three runs divot-diggers on the local layout TODAY'S SCHEDULEVP5 Recreation Department for

seven-hit ball to hold the Teachers in the eighth. Saturday To date afternoon, the local at squad 1300. has vs VF-13-Field No. 2 Friday, May 12th at Main-
to three runs in an earlier ne- Mother Nature ScoresIn First L.. vs VF-12-Field No. 4 side auditorium.In .
won four and lost the same number -
counter, but unloosed a homer in the second fray against Eg- of team matches. NARTU vs CPO'sDiamond
the second inning with the bases lin, Navy was trailing 5-0 going Locals Tony Grego and Wright No. 4. addition to five or six bouts,
empty to win his own ball game, into the bottom of the sixth when I North, who annexed the only Security vs Supply-Field No. a strong man act, musical presen-
4-3. singles by Dick Clark, Lopez, four points for Jax-Navy in the tations and several comedy skits
NAS had taken a 3-1 lead in rehearsed for the
Churchill and Henry, plus DonManning's 5.Hospital are being enjoyment
other match with Rollins, are ex- vs Photo LabFieldNo
the first inning. In a third inning threebagger enabledthe of all NAS personnel.Ed .
pected to lead the NAS team in 6.THURSDAY'S.
rally, the Teachers scored two locals to knot the' score. Saturday's match. Faraday and Jim Hutchinson -
times. The Eglinites cdme back in the SCHEDULE who in of the affair
The NAS squad has registered are charge
VF-13 First Lt.-Field No.
Four-hit hurling by Thad Laird top of the seventh to score three victories over Parris Island,Guan- vs have been arranging sev-
paced the local nine to a 4-2 tri- runs, but after NAS scored once tanamo Bay, Georgia Universityand 5.CPO's eral bouts and announced that
Photo Lab-Field No.
umph over Raiford Prison last and had a man on first with no Stetson University while los- vs the plans for the smoker shouldbe

Sunday. one out in the bottom of the ing to Rollins, Guantanamo Bay, 2.Supply Hospital-Field completed by the early partof
Hitting Is Weak same inning, the tilt was called. Universit" of Florida and Camp vs next week.
The Prison nine scored a lone I Jake Duvall gave up eight hits 6.

run in the fourth inning, but in NAS the to the visitors in his six official Lejeune.Members of the team include 4.VP-5 vs Security-Diamond NO'1 j John champ McKay of Florida, HeavyweightAAU In 1949,
back with three runs
came innings of work on the mound. Grego North, Bill Foulk, Leo is to in of
expected fight one
Next Wednesday the NARTU
} fifth to ice the Raiford ral- local ,
game. Churchill led the batting
I Marchel, Andrew Leschak, Bob combine will VF-12 on, the squared-circle events. Sev-
lied for another lone tally in the parade with two hits in three play I
Charles Drumwright, local mittmen who
Taylor, eral other
sixth while Jax-Navy scored its Field No. 2 in a game re-scheH-
to the plate.SOFTBALL .
trips Dick Middleton Joe Hill and Bill Hale
j may see Ray
fourth run in the ninth on a double uled from Tuesday because of a andBob
by Churchill and a single by Lux. I conflict of time. Buddy Hudgins, Dom Savino
Laird. ----.x- I All games will continue to Holston.

The locals split a doubleheader Hurler Webb Paces start at 1500 Tuesdays and Thurs The last smoker, held in January -
S with the Georgia Teachers days. was a tremendous success.
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nine on Mason Field last Satur- Stickers
day winning the first and losing
a second seven-inning affair to After 21 scheduled games had Nartu Security Ordnance-Gunnery

Teacher hurler Jack Maxwell been played by the JaxNavybaseball ,

. who gave up only three hits. team, hurler Charles
Another Georgia moundsman, I Webb was leading the batting or- Intra-Mural League Fightdiamond.
Clyde Little, tossed sterling no- der with a .278 average. Webb Pacing
hit ball in the first fray, but errors I hurled in eight games and gar- I
at the wrong time allowedthe nered five hits in 18 trips to the I While NARTU and Security
local Navymen to score four I plate. I remained tied for top honors in I I
times in the first inning, once in j Jerry Livingston, who is at the National League division of FASron Six took its second
the second and again in the present out with an injury, holdsan the Station intra-mural softball ,I game in three starts by downing
6-1 victory I records af- Fleet Air Wing 11 4-0 behind ;j
seventh frame for a average of .273 while Keith tournament with 3-0 I
Webb Loses Fifth K Churchill has collected 10 hits in ter three rounds of action Ord- the superb shut-out htrling of ::1 i

. Navy hurler Bob Becker, who 39 trips for a .256 average. nance and Gunnery was an un- Dave Miller. .
recorded his fourth win in six Don Manning and Ken Werner defeated three-game winner witha Overhaul and Repair won over J i

starts, held the Teachers to four I have scored 15 and 14 runs, respectively hold on first place in the Amer- VA-15 in a free-scoring 22-2 af-
safeties. The visitors scored their but Werner is leadingin can circuit. fair and Ordnance and Gunnery
only run in the fourth when RBI with a total of 11 in 21 Four more intra-mural softball made it three wins in a row by
I I Line
Georgia catcher Wig Bullock games. Manning, however, leadsin combines boasted undefeated rec- I 4-0.downing The FASron Operations 109 Flight vs VF-171
reached second base on an error the stolen base department ords, but had played only two .
and came home when Little I with five pilfered sacks to his tilts prior to Tuesday when the I tilt was five rescheduled.The between -
I inning game was
left center.
into credit.
singled fourth round got underway. In
Local hurler Charles Webb I Werner is leading in extra base the American league FASron VF-11 and VP-3.
was tagged for ten hits as the I hits with a home run, two triples, 109 and VF-171 boasted 2-0 rec- held a 3-2 lead when the tilt was
I called and was awarded the vic-
revenge seeking Teachers came and a double.G ords while in the National loop ,i
back in the second game to win AB BHRBIAv. Hospital and VP-5 flourished tory.
The standings after three weeksof 1
11-4. Webb 8 18 3 5 0 .278 identical 2-0 slates.
The Georgia team iced the frayin Livingston 6 11 3 3 0 .273 action are as follows:
Wins First ,
the early innings of play by Churchill 12 39 8 10 6 .256 Supply American League 'J
putting together two singles,four McSparin 7 9 0 2 0 .222' Security scored its third con- Ordnance and Gunnery 3 0
Navy e.rors and a walk for five Manning 21 79 1517 7 .215 secutive victory last Thursdayby FASron 109 2 0
. the Chief Petty Of-
downing 2 0
runs in the second frame. Robbins 4 14 1 3 2 .214 II VF-171
ficers who went into the game FASron Six 2 1
The visitors scored once in the Werner 21 77 14 17 7 .207
fifth, twice in the sixt and three Cantin 4 10 2 2 0 .200 undefeated, in a close 7-6 affair. I O&R 2 1
times in the final seventh inn- Lopez 9 26 4 5 1 ,193 The Hospital nine also recorded Opcr. Flight Line 1 2
ing. Navy's four tallies came in Henry 13 37 5 7 2 .189 a close victory in defeating Fleet Air Wing 11 1 2
the third inning when Keith Becker 10 23 4 4 2 .174 VF-13 by a 6-4 margin while VF-11 1 2 4
Churchill walked, Dick Henry Wojecik 6 20 4 3 1 .159 mighty NARTU, with no less VP-3 0 3
singled, \Webb reached first on I McKeehan 9 21 0 3 2 .143 than two varsity players on its VA-15 0 3 .
""t an error while Churchill came Clark 11 34 4 4 3 .118 squad, defeated Photo Lab 8-5. National League.
\'i. home and Shorty Robbins doubl- I _----m Daley 13 37 3 4 1 .108 In other tilts last Thursday, Security 3 0
STANDOUTThe Woolbright 20 75 5 7 7 .093 Supply won its first game by N4RTU 3 0
CPOs vs Subtenders booming bat of Charlie Gushanas 9 20 0 1 1 .050 downing First Lieut. 6-5 and VP5 Hospital 2 0
Duvall 36 0 0 0 .000 recorded its second straight VP-5 2 0
The Chief Petty Officers' in- Tibbet, third sacker of the Jax-
Officers 2 1
victimof Chief Petty
when VF-12
softball is -Pitchers. triumph was
will aggregation
tra-mural Softball team play Navy 1 2
host to a nine from the Subtender one reason why the varsity a 10decision. ;
USS Conger on the Power softballers are sporting an un- New York (AFPS-Leo Du- Only four games were played Photo Lab 1 Z
of the Giants last Tuesday and one of the four VF-12 0 3
Plant Diamond at 1430 Satur blemished record in city loop rocher manager ,
afternoon. The subtenderis competition. Tibbet Is hitting has to'd his pitchers that every had to be called in the fifth inning VF-13 0 3
day operating out of Mayport. the apple at a .417 clip. balk will cost them a $10 fine. when rain descended on the First Lt. 0 3

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', t The Commanding Officer and the eniire military and civilian personnel

r of the Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida, take this

tt ) opportunity t to sincerely thank the following merchants, professional f

men and others of the city of f Jacksonville, the Beaches, and

surrounding territory for their generous donations to the Haw

; Carnival for Charity

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(This is a continuation of the list of contributors which A

appeared m last week's Jax Air News)


Blue lid Ta..re Fir.sfon Store Mandy Amby Service Station Nancy Scott O.lk.l Millln.r '
Hall Hoard Dry Clun.r G.orll" SIo,., Jim Fo".rl" p, 14,1.
G.o W. 1(0..4, Copp.d". Dry Cleaners Normans G i W 5 i. 40c Store ".Ii, Sloop
Iin" Th. Tudor Oyster Bar Worn Nursery Surrey's Restaurant Union Furniture C.
Trans H.rd.ore H..ndon' Ser.ice Station WiIon' 8 Cao. Laths Clothing Hercule Cat.I .
E-Way Laundry Sarq.nt Seat Corer Co. Southern Tank Co. Lind.ll. Davis Apt. wL.kahore
I! Shoe Repair Shop Morrison's Hobby House Thompson Lumber Co, levy's Department Store Model I IS Barb., Shop. )
i Lakeshore Barber Shop Capitol M.n' Shop Boyes Taylor Antiques Moo,. Hud Inn .
Jas."N-toe Lido 114.,,', Sloop Thompson Byron Walkover Shoe Store Ir,.,,', Tavern
H..I D. loric Younan Grocery Willow Battery i Parts Co "Mayfair Jewelry' Co. R, T. Slml"pult 0
P.ra I.k.r B. Chard Shop Brownies Driv..Inn Hudson Sales B Service S.Points Theater Lands Grocery rMundy
Pharmacy Jenkins Hardware "Newman, Hardware Sho..ttin' Furniture Store Jrone Grocery
Harry Fraser Shoe Repair Kelly Food Store Rosanbush Grocery lorett', Market Flee Points Friendly S B W ,
H.rndon Service I Station Murray Hill 1 1 Service' Shop Parris Prescriptions Kingstyl. Shoe eroic Lackawanna Grocery Store
Shaw Furniture Tranter Co. Disi Super Market Pierce Prescriptions Park Street Smart Shop J.. Typewriter Co
; French Mirror Plate Co. Tim Grocery Hun.y Linen Shop fed' Barber Shop Oihin" Woodward Studio 1
: Pittsburgh Plate Glass Cao. Vining Service Station My Shop Riverside, Tobacco Shop The Go..rd Shop
( Lanahan Lumber Co, Caruso Electric Co. Jacobs J..I.r", Inc Parrott B Ridi.y Auto .'.lce C.Inert Howell o"d Co.Naco ,
Fertiliser i The Worth Club Purcelis Inglasid S.rvic. Station Yowett Gill i
t Packard Fl. Motors Fairfax Beauty Shop G.ylO" W. T. Grant Co Wolf Little Folk Shop
L Timber Inn Lakeside Cleaners Burns B SOft J..I.r, M.lei Optician, Patton Sales Co.t .
t lob s Barber Shop Lakeside Service Station William Jones, ''nc Fe".11 Jewelry Co. Fred Brooks Cigar Co.s ,
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t. .. Drug Stores, Inc. J. Bottle G. Park Grocery Cavalier Many Shop N... York Lif. In,. C. Skull Service Station
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Jean I Cafe Knight's Motor.. CIt. Golden Gate Liquor Store Crow Furniture Line Grills Hosiery lobo Products Ct. -4
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f Fillingham I Brother, Drana Gift Shop General' Linen Co. Caruso Spagh.tti House Rhoda Inc. Furniture Pearce Supply Company
Cherrey Seat Cao. Beauty Lounge Beauty Shop Hajoci Co. Forsyth Sweet Shop Harvey s Cale Harley,Da.idson Company
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i Civil Defense Plan Of Coming EventsHere's Foreseen In 1955 Trailer cash: &Roenisch cabin ,like Trouts new.Trailer$1000, I II '

WuhlntonFrS( ) -. Govern New York (AFPS)-While mil 1 Pk., Roosevelt Highway. Pho :

men! civilian defense plans will itary transport airplanes will carry 8-3775. ,

be extensively publicized so that LA nore troops and can, in 1955 FOR RENT
the public may know what is ex- ? than they do at present the number I 4 rin garage apt., bath & kitchen

pected of indIviduals and come of such craft used will vary -t 3814 Boone Park. Ave. Morris -

e mumties Civilian Mobilization but little in the next five -veais. 3819 Boone Park Ave

1 DIrector Paul J. Larsen said re- Maj Gen. Laurence S. Kuter, 3H loweP rm, unfurn apt.

: <>ntly Military Air Transport Service Orange Park waterfront. Pho
commander, said in a recent Pk. .2174
'This is going to be a public
edu ation program," Mr. Larsen speech hcieGeneral 1 Bdrms. use of home. Near Edge- "
i I said .It will be a mass educa- 1 Kuter did not visualize wood shop. center and NAS

tion program so that the peopleall transport planes using jet motors bus. Mrs. Hertzman, 3318: Ran ,
a quick glance at what is in store in the way of entertainment extensively within the next five
o ver will know what to do dall St. Ph. 8-9192.
at the Station within the next week or :
so lie
predicted that MATS
and how to do it if attack comes. years
Modern apt.2 blk East of Marietta -
TODAY, HY 4th Jax Navys baseball team completes a two. would still be flying piston-dnv
The plans we are working on are
School, furn or unfurn., 1 I
game series with Camp Gordon on Mason Field Action begins at en airplanes in 1955. i
very extensive and compiehenMVC I 1600 '! I bdrms Howard, 117 E. Church CfSt

." I FRIDAY, ;MAY 5th-Tigei' baseball team plays host to Howard Air transport is playing an increasing Ph 5-16HJ

t At the same time the National Academy from Ocala, Fla, on Mason Field at 1600. | role in military trainingand I 2 bdrm. apt furn Reasonable,
j Inventors Council, at New York SATURDAY, MAY 6th-The Station golf team plays host to operations, he said. He pointed near busline Mrs Cason, 028

proposed the construction of un- Rollins College from Winter Park, Florida. Tee off at 1300. out that air transport was usedin Chelsea St. Ph 6-9b44.
derground streets and parking SUNDAY MAY 7th-Green Cove baseball team invades World War II only in special
Navy's ,emergencies. But in "Exercise Furn. rm and board for 1 or 2 mrvt .
aieasc, for use in the event of the Jax-Navy nine at 1400 I IWEDNESDAY "' family or share home Mrs f
atomic attack The Council believed : MAY 10th-Camp Lejeune's baseball and golf North Carolina spring, a substantial maneuvers air in .y Ebel 2973 Downing Ph. \ 1
such subterranean thoroughfares teams invade the station Baseballers play Jax-Navy at 1600 on Mason 2-5818.
head will be established and
would be useful in Field while the at 1330 the local layout '
golf team begins play on
maintained entirely by air. Furn rms single & double Mrs.
and safe shelter in
peacetime SWI\I\IING-The! Station swimming pools are open from 1000to -x- I Lee Schultz, 1447 Avondale
event of war. It said undergroundstreets
2100 I daily '
Ave 'Ph, 2-5930 r
might to some extent pay .
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for themselves. The thoroughfarewould ___ __n___ __ ___ Furn. 2 rm. apt. $37.50 mo Oli ,
and DivineServices :Orange:: Pk Rd at Iron Kettle
reduce congestion
i peed traffic while the parking Theatre Mathews Voices 2521 Arflm Orange Rt 4 Pwk., Box: 4U A. Pli. I

could be leased to privateopeiators
t, spaces 2 im apt Gas cooking, child accepted
and thus produce reve- I
$32.50 mo Kicklighter,
nue -x- Guide Welding Of Forces 2245 Park St Ph. 75630. I

1 THURSDAY, :MAY 4 wanted from 1447 Avondale
{ Navy Carnival "COli//town," starring Gene Au For U. S. UnityNew At the Station Chapels 'I about 0700. Call Robinson, 2- \

try. Protestant 5930 at 2030:
from 1))
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FRIDAY MAY 5 York (API'SThe cold 0930-: -Sunday School Will share home or rent 2 bdrrns.I .
; ed while viewing a free stagt'show 1045-Services. Chaplain Char- Mrs. Taylor, 1218 Daricy Pho
I f talent. "Sorrowful Jones". with Bob war calls for national unity similar I
of home town les A Dittmar, All Saints Chapel. 8.1981,
Hope to that during a shooting war, !
a The Blue Angels, the Navys SATURDAY, ;MAY 6 declared Secretary of the Navy 0915-Hospital Chapel Services. Widow would like to share home ,

precision flight exhibition team, Dream Girl", featuring Betty Francis P Mathews in a recent Chaplain John E, Hollingsworth. Mrs. Dorman 4618 Wheeler
thrilled thousands of spectators
.4 wi Hutton address here I I Catholic | Ave Ph. 23808.
exhibition of aerial maneuvers 1
in I SUNDAY, :MAY 7 I!I He the principal speaker 0900-Mass, St. Edward's Chapel -x-
t the second afternoon of Joanne was l. Chaplain Brian D. Mahedy I Baltimore( (.\I"I'S) Bill Nelson -
"Wagon Master", starring at testimonial dinner by
the show. Flying the Navy's la- a given 1100 Mass, I stevedore here, was run our
a (
Drew and Ben Johnson. the Military Order of the World ,,)
based the Gru-
test carrier jet MONDAY MAY 8 I II.I War honoring Adm Thomas C. 0045-Mass at Hospital Chapel. by a wheel of a 3300-Ib. truck, ,
Blue An-
man F9F, Panther the "The Takes Sailor", Confessions, Saturday-1830 to Taken to a hospital, he Wa-5 found
show at Lady a Kinkaid, former commander of
gels put on a spectacular featuring Jane Wyman and Den the Eastern Sea Frontier."The i 1930I | to be suffering mainly from
altitudes I "
low Novena, Wednesday-1900. "shattered nerves.
The carnival, however was nis Morgan. I solution which involves .
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highlighted by. the awarding maintenance<'e of our security e a
"The Damned Don't Cry",
a host of amazing prizes, include I a political integrity of nations :
ing th grand prize, a convertible Joan Crawford. : everywhere" said the Navy Secretary :
Chrysler New Yorker, and a -x-- calls for the welding of Send Your Jax Air News Home

complete motor boat outfit, plus You Can Never Tell! all our forces, military and civilian '

three refrigerators, three elec- Long Beach Calif (AFPS) I I material, political and psychological I

tric ranges, two washing machines "Control Tower to Operations," against the threatening I FROM: .. .._n_. ...............__._..._.._................__ PLACE:
and two television sets the field intercom snapped "Better I tyranny of aggressive", atheisticcommunism" TWO

Winners of the prizes are listedon investigate a red plane that I

page 3, of today's Jax Airflews I Jut: lanaed No pilot. I I Secretary Mathews continued! -.--....-....--.----.-..........- CENT
i And there it was, sitting rightin "As, during the war, we became STAMP
_x- the middle of the runway after !II materially and symbolically the HERETO

r N Send Greetings Now! I a p:rfect landing Bright red, I arsenal of democracy, so we must

Mother' Day greetings and pilotless, and just 30 inches across today assume the stature of the :. __._..____
the wings. I I stalwart pillar of the free world
flowers may me sent now by
officers" holding We must give leadership We
Air Force are
wire from announced.the Navy Exchange. it | the gas model for the youngster must Rive arms. We must lend -...-. .....-...-.-.-..--.--

.' has been order now to who lost it.iaJigestFttu. I hope. We must lease some of our I I
Personnel can .. I stimulate
/1,. make sure to have their greetings x material prosperity to .. .. ....
Failure to fit a economic strength and confidence
delivered by Mother's Day < : ._. __ a
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