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: June 8, 1950
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Change-of-Command Ceremony Set For June 15th

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of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval J>i trit'and Commander Fleet Air Wing; 11RECEIVE
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r: Service Chaplains To Hold I

.. as ; t Parley Here Next Week


100 Participants ExpectedAt Varied ProgramOf

s Two Separate ConfabsSome ConstructionDue

100 service Chaplains will participate in two separate For StationA

'" conferences to be held next week at the Naval Air

Station, with the first gathering: set for Tuesday, June 13 ; varied construction program -

and the second slated for three days, beginning: June 14. I totaling. approximately

lains A.-tive of duty and reserve Chap conference is to outline and explain -I $155,000 is scheduled in the
the both
Navy, Catholicand
future for the Naval Air
Protestant will take part in policies and program of near ,
the initial conference Tuesday to Navy chaplains. Station, officials have announced -
/Af' be held at the Officers Club. Speakers Featured I .
Protestant chaplains from the Also scheduled to be on hand Bids have already been asked !a
; Army, Navy, Air Force and Vet and deliver talks at the first I for the program to be undertakenby
erans Administration will par meeflng; are Comdr. Daniel Mee- the Public Works department.
4 ticipate in the caucus which commences han, assistant director of Navy j The slated construction breaks
\ > next Wednesday and will chaplains, and Chaplain E. S. 'down into eight projects, most of
be held at All Saints' chapel. Hempill Jr., from the office of which are located at the station.
l. About 40 chaplains from this Chief of Navy Chaplains.The "These include a 1,000-foot bore-
.... I district will be on hand at the three-day council which sighting range for testing gunson
GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL-James R. Guy, aviation I first Catholic Protestant meeting I begins June 14 will be a spiritual fighter aircraft; replacement of
ordnance 1an second class, accepts the Good Conduct Medal pre. I at which Rear Adm. Stanton refreshment period with only I concrete loading ramps; reroofing ,
I' rented to him and seven other enlisted men of Fighter Squadron ; W Salisbury, Chief of Navy Protestant chaplains participating. ; I
13, by the squadron's commanding officer Lcdr. Bernard McLaughlin Chaplains, will b" principal Chaplains from the Navy installation I II
at a recent ceremony I speaker. Purpose of Tuesday's I Army Air Force and VA from I I reproduction unit.
southeastern states will hear I
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several imported speakers talks.who I Also to listed the Overhaul are two and Improvements Repair- I II
will deliver appropriate
CapL Malstrom To Leave I Dean of the conferenc' will be I department, including installation\
of air .
Chief of Navy Chaplains Admiral an conditioning and humidity
Stanton S Salisbury. control in the finishing and I
Messages will be given by Dr. I fabric shop and alterations to the
Station Post June 15thCaptain Aaron N. Meckel, St. Peters functional test firing range. ,
burg; Dr. William Crowe Jr. of Erection of firemen's quarters
Wilmington. N. C.; and Dr. Harold at the Trout River bulk fuel terminal I
Alvin I. Malstrom, USN, commanding officer of the Naval Air Station and S. Sanders of Tallahassee. I II I and,the resurfacing of gal
Commander Sixth Naval District, will be detached June 15 to report for duty with the I Personnel of NAS and their ley floors In a number of buildings

Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Air, Washington, D, C. I I this guests) area along are being with clergymen invited to attend of- rounds scheduled.out the constructionprojects \i
In the two .Captain Mai- ----- --- '
years to
special worship services (
.' shorn has been at the station might be enjoyed.-as far as is be held Wednesday and Thurs-1 -- -- ------
Erection Starts helm, many changes have taken legitimately possible-by the cit- I (Coiitiniifd on Page '2))
place, and many innovations izens of the surrounding area. ------------ Safety Council
made. In consequence among other
On Hurricane When he arrived at NAS Jax like opportunities, the public has Here's What You Find;Seeks
in June 1948 the station was still been invited to attend outstanding Members
f\ engaged in its wartime mission presentations such as the fa- In Today's Air News I
Warning Cell of training pilots. Touay, with mouse Barter Theatre group of
the Naval Air training units Virginia; the St. Augustine Players Keeping pace with the times : In Drive Here
since moved to other locations, ; and other theatrical groups.In the Jax Air News today featuresits ;
Building of a microseismic it has become a Fleet Naval Air addition, the station's own pro usual summary of national and An
tripartite station for deter- Station. As such it maintains' duction of "Kongo," given for Navy news, plus an unusual ar- appeal for memberships
Fleet Air Jacksonville, comprising Navy Relief, drew many peopleto ra. of feature articles for the'i I in the Jacksonville Safety
mining the intensity and direction 15 carrier aircraft squadronsand I its gates. reader's pleasure. Here's today's I ,
of hurricanes, got underway a Fleet Air Service Squadron Even more recently the station guide; Council, a branch of the National -
at the Naval Air Sta- ; and Fleet Air Wing 11, with raised thousands of dollars for Breezes u_ Page 4 ; Safety Council, will be
charities of Jacksonville Classified Bulletin ...._ 8 I
two patrol squadrons and a Fleet the Page
tion this week. ._... 5 conducted at NAS Jax Friday.
Aircraft Service Squadron, based when it presented its first giant CPO Notes Page
-- Th* unit consists of highly sensitive here. Navy carnival in April. I Divine Services .. Page 2 I The Council is emblemired by
.' Instruments and equipmentable Through his policy of integrating Inside Public Works Page 8 the "Green Cross for Safety" insignia -
to record shock waves in the Many Innovations Made the activities of the Navy NARTU Notes -. Page 2 Decals for car windows
earth I surface. It will have three In putting the station on a with those of Jacksonville. numerous -I Recreation Ashore Page 2 I' displaying the Green Cross and
station, points connected by cables peacetime basis it has been his I I open house occasions have Washington Report Page 2 bearing a pledge to drive safelv.
to a central receding cen- goal, Captain Malstrom served to familiarize the public Sports Pages 6, '7 will be jresented to all who ac-
ter, according to Lcdr. James D. to make it not only an revealed'i I with the work and functions of Supply Sidelights Page 8 I cept memberships in the organi-
Mulhns aerology officer, who will operated shore the station. Civic groups and or- Traffic Violations Page 8 zation.
be !I. charge of the completed sta- j a place of beauty where facilities I, (Continued on Page 2)) I Tricky Quicky ...__ Page 4 I Booths will be set up in the
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Navy Exchange. Permission to
.. lk' Mechanical: equipment at the conduct the campaign, the first
new station will be perfected so the Council has made aboard the
that in the future it will: no longerbe station, was granted by Comdr.
necessary to send out aircraft Porter F. Bedell, executive officer -
to determine the birth and travel .i]

", .** of hurricanes. "The Green Cross which is .J
Hurricane Season Coming pledged to conduct a relentlesswar
"We consider the present equip against accidents deservesthe
ment now being Instal ed u a'' support of every driver of a
great advance in this effort," car or other vehicle," Comdr.
Commander Mullins 'stated. "We Bedell stated. 1
inteno to further utilize the new "In view of the number of traf-
station for developing and check- fic accidents in the nearby area
ing new seismic equipment," he j in which personnel of this: station
addeu are involved, it seems particularly
At present Patrol Squadron 231 j appropriate at this time.
Of Feet! Air Wing Eleven, Is' the By obeying the pledge to drive
... sole hurricane hunting squadron,in j carefully car owners not only
ff'' .* this area. Based in Miami, it Is protect their own lives and thoseof .
equlfped with special weather- theii families and friends, but
spotting devices and its personnelis many others as well" he added.
fully trained in this specialized The station campaign will be
field VP-23 is under operational managed by John M. Martin,
control of the Hurricane Weather chairman of the Naval Air Sta-
Control in Miami. I tion Safety Membership Drive.
Efiorts are being made to complete Serving on his! committee are
the erection of the station by Mrs. Hugh A. Tiernan and Miss
June 15, which is the opening date Ava Loudermilk.The .
of the hurricane season. here. I r Jacksonville Safety Coun '
Marlon H. Gilmore, Navy geophysicist cil is a member of the National '
.. Council whicl.) has beenin
. in complete charge of Safety
" > the entire Navy microseismic pro- ATEFROl\l SCHOOL-Proof that you can further your education; wIllie in the Navy is I existence more than a quarterof
gram will be here to check the In- depicted here by these men of VA-15 who were presented their high-school diplomas garneredta a century Miss Lennie L.
stallation.An USAFI, at ceremonies here last week. Graduates are, front .low. Dona Tighe, AN, and Norman Humphries who presented Commander
additional station will be niakely, AN; Second row, Edgar' II. Word TMC; Richard Hart, AN; Jimmie Johnson, AN; Max Bedell with a large ..
(erected at Cherry Point, N C Ma- Johnson ADS; Richard Holzwarth. AN; Albert Nowak, AN and Mike BertAlani. Hark ro- Alfred Green Cross placard, is executive .
flue Corps Air Station. I IlclUnd, AN; Ralph lloleontb, ADS; Marvin Twyman, AN and Lawrence Clark, AT3. secretary: of the local Cou"l'il.NAS


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:: : = AIR NEWS 8' June 1950

Jax Air Hews Report From Washington

Point Barrow Leaves In
Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air Expedition

Station Jacksonville, Fla.NAS
Capt. Alvin I. MnUlrnm Commanding Officer Joint Post Exchange Regs Issued
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell Executive Officer

Fleet Air JacksonvilleRear By Armed Forces Press Service tlcipated In preparation of the picture. '

Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery ____Commander The Navy's colorful Point Barrow expedition New Joint post exchange regulations issued
Fleet Air Wing Eleven made annually to resupply Government by the Army and Air Force stipulate personnel
Capt. George C. Montgomery Commander outposts in Alaska, is scheduled to leave from eligible to make exchange purchases as follows
Seattle, Wash., late In July, carrying 24,000tons : Regular members of the Army, Navy,
Comdr. Charles Robertson...__ Chief Staff Officer of supplies for remote stations along Alas Air Force, Marine Corps Coast Guard, Public

Naval Hospital ka's northernmost coast. Vital supplies will be Health Service, and members of Reserve components
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton.. Commanding Officer carried for Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 4, a of these branches on active duty in
Capt. Guy E. Stahr Executive Officer 35 thousand square mile area lying within the excess of 72 hours, and dependents of each
NARTU Arctic Circle; also for installations of the category.

Comdr. John Bar Icon.........._ Acting Commanding Officer Army Air Force, Civil Aeronautics Administration Others authorized are; retired Regular members
Coast and Geodetic Survey and the of the Uniformed Services, non-Regular
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration Weather Bureau. members of the Army and Air Force retired for

building. Phone extension 8184. These expeditions must be carefully plannedand disability; unmarried widows of Regular members

Editor-Andrew H. Planey coordinated in order to take advantage of of the Uniformed Services, or members of
Staff Members-Chester Paschang, SN; Virginia Rogers, SN, the short summer period when Arctic waters Reserve components who died on active duty;

and Shirley Ritoch, SN. adjacent to the Alaskan mainland are tree of unmarried widows of Regular retired person.
The JAX AIR NEWS 1. published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station ice. nel and of Reserve component members retired
Jackionvllle Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated fundsat for
no expense to the. government and in compliance with NAVKXOS PRev, disability.
Nov. 1945.: Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the The Army has authorized cash awards for Limited purchase privileges may be extended -
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field, and to other categories of military and civilian
the U. S. Naval Hospital.The enlisted personnel of the European Command, personnel or dependents under specified conditions
up to $10, for timesavingand labor-saving
JAX AIR NEWS is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Reproduction suggestions. The awards will be paid from Welfare .
of material from these sources must bear a credit line. Republication .
of othr matter, except by service publications Is prohibited without permissionof funds. The first 17 women doctors to completetheir
Editor JAX AIR NEWS. *
medical internships under the Navy civilIan -
The Defense Department has advised Service intern training program have been ofdered'to

Adm. Station writers desiring to write articles or books for duty this month in hospitals and dispensaries -
Hayler Congratulates personal profit that policy governing access to in the U. S. for 24 months of active duty.
classified military and technical information *

gives no preference to military personnel over Members of the Army Nurse Corps and

On: Increase In Bond ParticipationCongratulations civilian writers. Women's Medical Specialist Corps may pur-
chase and wear the new white uniform immedi
A full length film of "Operation Haylift," ately. Wearing of the white uniform will be
of "well done" has been
and an expression a Armed Forces rescue operations in the western mandatory on or about July 1, 1951: when it is
extended to Naval Air Station, Jacksonville by Rear Adm. R. W. blizzards of 1948-49, will be exhibited to the expected to be available from the Quartermaster -
Sixth Naval District for the station's fine
Hayler, Commandant public in the near future. The Air Force par- Corps.
showing: in U. S. Savings Bonds participation. -
Figures released for the month
civilian could not have been attained, MalstromContinued
of March show that par Capt.
ticipation at NAS increased 23.7' I express appreciation.The WeekendWincjTafk

per cent over the preceding achievement of the Naval ( fro$ Page 1)
month.In Air Station, Jacksonville, has, of ganizations have been invited by
his letter of commendation course, contributed to an im- the commanding officer to hold

to Capt. Alvin I. Malstrom, commanding provement in the overall per-- meetings aboard the station. And Nm
officer of NAS, Admiral centage for the Sixth Naval Dis- special tours of station facilities
Hayler stated: trict, and in that accomplishment, have been arranged for adult

"From a summary of Savings I have pardonable pride." groups and high school children.
-xSunday P
Don participation figures released NARTUVMF
by the Eastern Representative, School Goes Sanctioned Baseball School ,
Office of Savings Bonds, for the With three daughters of his
month of March, it is noted that own, the oldest of whom he re- 144-June 4 was "Em- billet.
the civilian participation for the On Summer Schedule cently saw graduate from Holten ployers Day" with VMF-144. The Drill attendance has been
Naval Air Station, Jacksonville Arms in Washington, D. C., Cap- bosses of several squadron stal- climbing lately Could it be the
increased 23.7 per cent over the Commencing Sunday, June 11. tain Malstrom is highly consciousof warts were guests of the outfitto coming trip to maneuvers at Marine
preceding month. Sunday School at the All Saintstchapel the needs of youth.At observe the type of trainingthat Air Corps Station El Toro

This is concrete evidence of an will be on summer vaca- his insistence, strict traffic the men in their employ will California, that has been pickingup
and tion status, it has been announced. rules are enforced at the station, receive on annual Marine Air the interest. It couldn't be

to outstanding, the; accomplishment members of ,your giving it an enviable safety rec- Reserve Training maneuvers this that the fact that El Toro is only

staff you and Savings Bond organization During this period, classes for ord. A station nursery is operat- summer. forty miles from Los Angeles and
your I "well: each age group as they were established ing partly from funds derived They were shown most of the all thosegood liberty spots that
done." And, to express the civilian personnel will be discontinued. In from the "Not New Shop," estab- equipment used by the squadron caused it, or. that El Toro is only
in their training. Added to thirteen miles from all those
of station without their place two new classes will lished by the captain and very
your their pleasure was a static exhi- pretty girls at Laguna Beach. We
whose responsiveness to the program be organized, one for children capably managed by Mrs. Mal-
bition of F2H-2 Banshee that wonder!
results 6 to 10 years of age and anotherfor strom. an
these splendid .
---- .- ---- children 11 to 17. It was also by his wholehearted Comdr. William N. Leonard, Incidentally, we hear that a -
Classes will meet separately in sanction that the Jax Navy Doys'Baseball commanding officer of VF-171 al- trip through one of the movie
exhibition.He .
lowed to be placed on studios is being planned. However
it the small chapel from 1000 to Training Camp was or-
thoughtfully sent Midshipman don't think that there won'tbe
t 1030 beginning Sunday. Chaplain ganized. Through mutual coop-
C.arles A.. Dittmar, senior sta- eration of the Naval Air Station Stuart B. Hartman along to plenty of work for all hands. \
tion chaplan, and Mrs. James P. and Jacksonville city and school offer first hand explanations. FLASH! Next month this column -
TilE EMPLOYERS were pleased -
King will be the instructors.x officials, the camp annually pro- their employees'time will disclose the name of
to that
vides training in baseball tech- see one of the great men of our times
utilized to
v Some Breeze! niques for hundreds of local lads. advantage was being and that their lax good dol- who is expected to volunteer to
Participation in this camp by. well go on active duty with VMF-144.
White Oak, Md. (AFPS) A many major leaguers is one of lars were being spent. Watch for this announcement.One .
VMF-144 has just completed a
VISIT THE RED SHIELD speed 'of 7,500-miles-an-hour has its outstanding features. recruiting drive that has built upa of the airplanes greatest
CLUB OVER BEACH & AIR been achieved in wind tunnel Due to Captain Malstrom's substantial backlog of men for competitors, the Stork, paid a
BUS STATION. tests being conducted at the Na- strenuous efforts to secure the VMF-144 which is Jacksonville'sonly visit to Lt. Jean W. Owen, who
OPEN 0930-2330 DAILY val Ordnance Laboratory here. continuance of the former. USO Marine, Air Reserve sent the following telegram: "Re..

THURSDAY JUNE 8' This speed exceeds by 2,500-miles- Club, threatened because of the nent. From now on it will compo-be cruit arrived three weeks AW- t'I
1800-Transportation leaves for an-hour the previous wind tun- dissolution of the national orga- competitive to gain a billetin OL." He was named John Worth {
Fernandina Fiesta. 1900-Minia-) nel record. nization, the club is presently very the outfit and will take excel- and weighed 8 Ibs., 12 ozs Mrs. .
ture golf, partners from club. -x- functioning as the Red Shield lent drill attendance to hold that Owen is the former Dorothy I
FRIDAY JUNE 9 Lazy ChicagoansNew Club, operated by the Salvation Jean Glass. I
1900 ,watermelon I Army. The interest shown in its in the fact that it was during his Pfc. Albert W. Daisey leaves
-Hayride demand. In par-the York (AFPS-Less than future by city officials and busi- administration the Navy's first VMF-144 to join the Marine Air
ty by popular three percent of the population in ness organizations seems to as- permanently established Malaria detachment on continuous active
J' fleboard.club-television, ping-pong, the U. S. enjoys breakfast in bed, sure the continued operation of and Mosquito Control Unit was duty. Capt. Eber Phillips now hasa

according to a survey by dough- this club which is so importantto located at NAS Jax. He is proud, chicken ranch at Hilliard, Fla.
SATURDAY, JUNE 10 nut manufacturers. Chicagoanslead the welfare of enlisted mili- too, that the March payroll sav- We were told that he has 500
Open louse, special snack bar the list with about 25 per tary personnel. ings bond campaign conducted at acres and about 10 chickens. Any
treat, home cooked foods, low cent having breakfast in bed at the station is being used by the one wanting fried chicken should i
I. rost 2000-2300-weekly dance, least once a week. Stresses Recreation model
Treasury Department as a pay him a visit. He hopes to increase
; Navy band. -x- Captain Malstrom takes prideROCKET for other shore establishments.His his production soon.
SUNDAY, JUNE 11 implicit support has been VMF144to
Lt. Otto Schich leaves
1000-Navy bus party to Fer- given to improvements in recre- with Eastern
,' nandina Fiesta, dinner Log Cabin ation facilities at the station,suchas accept a position .ith head-
Air Lines a co-pilot \
Inn, swimming, fishing, sail, cheer the conversion of Casa Linda in as New York. We wish
x" for club entry beauty contestant. into future fisherman's quarters
Lake a
him good luck in his new posi-
In club-1COO-1200-Java time. paradise; completion of the ex- become a
tion. Bet he'll now
; 1730-1800-vesper music. 1800- pansion of the golf links to an "Week-end Warrior" at NAS New

1830-buffet supper. 2100-2230 18 hole course; and the expan- York at Floyd Bennett Field in
"Visit Awhile" music, games, sion of hobby shops where naval
television, records, pleasant peo- personnel under trained instructors Bro:>klyn.

ple, write letter home. ,' make constructive use of

MONDAY, JUNE 12 their free time. T
1930-Singing Wheels Club, Well known to Jacksonville, Divine
transportation. In club-amateur Captain Malstrom has appeared

chef nite, jr. hostesses to assist. numerous times before civic or-. -
T'JESDAY, JUNE 13 ganizations. He is a member of: I Services
Order which
Jr. hostesses program, square the World Military
dance games, plenty partners. maintains a local branch. lie has I
participated in the social life of:
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14 the community through member- At the Station Chapels
'2000-2230-Weekly party, can- ship in the Timuquana Country I Protestant1000Sunday
club bring friends, meet
dlelight iri Club and Ponte Vedra.x School.
your friends, door prize ino ne of
" the leading restaurants. 1045-Services. Chaplain Charles -

... Special-don't miss all day trip Service ChaplainsContinued A. Dittmar, All Saints*Chapel.
to Fernandina Beach, climax 0915IIospital Chapel Services.

bathing beauty contest. Have en- ( from Page 1) Chaplain John E. Hollingsworth.

try blend beauty. sign up in club of next week at 1930 at the Catholic

>now. dar Saint. Chapel in conjunction' 0830-Mass St. Edward's Chop1. -
black book -
Dates for little with the council. Dr. Crowe will Chaplain john J. Burns.
July 2.bus trip to 6th annual SETS RECORD A new altitude record for an deliver the sermon at both ser 1030-Mass.
and Silwr! Springs, rocket shown here soared to an estimated vices.
American-built ,
4 all day bus trip 0645-Mass at Hospital Chapel.
rodeo. July ,
height of 106.4 miles after being fired from the USS Norton The conferences are the first
to Fort Clinch and Fernandina Sound. Test launching took place near Christmas Island of their kind ever to be held at Confessions, Saturdayr-1830 to

Beach. K ....--.. several hundred miles south of Hawaii. the Naval Air Station. 930.re .


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Repaired, painted, varnished and finished, by the Public Works Plan Account and Property SecNew automobile curtains will be the product of Georre C. I
.' _. tion, furniture is in storage awaiting removal. Rogers' piece of work at the upholstery shop.

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Furniture Refinishing Section .

Noise of hammers, sanding machines, and the hummingof 4y:
various equipment lends a welcome hum of activity to the

NATTcenter area which has been more or less quiet for the"r'

:y past'two years.
The noise is that of real constructive activity, eminating from
building 525 where workers of the Public Works Plan Account and
, Property Section are busy putting furniture in shape to supply the
Naval Air Station. i x
Jest recently moved to their new location from building 521,
the crew, which keeps furniture looking like new, now has adequate -
I space to carry on a large program.
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200 Pieces Per Week and cut, slipcovers are cut for
upholstered furniture, plastic
11. The Plan Account and Property automobile fire curtains for the
Section in building 525 con fire trucks are made, automobileseat
sists of paint shop, an uphol-
,3 a covers are cut and fitted,
stery section a warehouse for and wind socks prepared here.
wit storing furniture, plus an office Huge sewing machines are busy

force. all the time. It is even possibleto JfC "m"1.: : _...._. ;;:
The administration of the Section give an automobile a complete
is handled by a competentforce upholstery job here. I first step in repair, Robert 31. TurkAbout to give the new look to an old davenport, I
n f, which keeps inventory by nette sands the arm of a chair as he gets Mrs. Celia M. Farren cuts out her material ready to
= giving each piece of furniture a it ready for further use. do a re-covering job.
Take Care Of Quarters

_4 J--, number, handles of furniture issuance, and and has replacement Lawn mowers, for use of per- Range Power of N ew P2V-4 First Vessels Go

.. the authorization to dispose of sonnel occupying rental quartersare ,
furniture when it'is no longer of issued at building 525. Mow-

.J value to the Navy. ers may > picked up at the Being Greatly IncreasedThe To NAT CountryIn
,: Thomas: M. Cowan is supervisor office by housing occupants and
" t.. in charge of the work at used for three days. If not re- range and power of the Navy's long range antisubmarine
the building; Abbie Cook handles turned within that period, a patrol plane, the Lockheed P2V-4 Neptune, is being substantially I Defense Pact
secretarial duties; Barney Mc- charge of 50 cent:? per day for increased by the installation of newly developed "compound" engines -
Call Is leadingman for laborers; overtime is assessed. : in current production models of the Diane. Delivery of the first two warships -, r
George Thiel, ADC, is technical The Plan Account and Property --The--newu engine, which replaced to a North Atlantic Treaty ;
advisor for section G allowancein Section completely furnishes the conventional reciprocating power is generated by the three country, under terms of the Mutual '
( issuance and survey of equip- 266 housing quarters, 500 units of power plant, is a combination gas turbines, which are turned Defense Assistance Program:
ment for squadrons), and Irving unfurnished houses where refrigerators of a reciprocating engine by exhaust gases from the recip- was effected at the U. S. Naval
Turknette takes rocating unit, and are coupled to
tory. blinds are kept in shape, and does Recent flight tests have shown on June 1. when two U. S. de-
The paint shop is supervised all refinishing and upholsteringof that the compound engines will the propeller shaft through a stroyer escorts were transferredto
by Joy Cisco and John R. King is public quarters furniture at increase the non-refueling rangeof series of gears and fluid coup- the custody of the Netherlands
..'\ in charge of the upholstery sec- the low cost row housing in the P2V-4 from 10 to 20 per lings. government, and commissioned "
tion. Dcwey Park.Cleaning cent, depending upon the payload Although the new engine as units of the Netherlands Royal \\i
of quarters, waxingof Navy.
carried. With regular enginesthe .
tasks weighs slightly more than the
Good Refinish Job floors, and other priorto The
Neptune has a normal non- two warships, the USS
Approximately 200 pieces of occupancy of quarters, is all stop cruising range of more than conventional Neptune engine, the Burrows (DE-105)) and the USS
re-furnished furniture are turned taken .care of by the versatile 5,000 miles.In amount of horsepower per poundof Rinehart (DE-196), are modern

out per week at the paint shop. section.To that this is all construc- addition, the new engine engine is appreciably increased. 1,240-ton vessels, built in 1943
Furniture enters the plant badly tive is putting it mildly There is provides 20 per cent more power This increase in availablepowec and 1944, and are particularly
marred and in need of designed for convoying and anti-
scratched, for full-load and carrier take-
terrific to the Navy in corresponding
a saving produces a
small repair, but by the time.the offs. i submarine duty. They were withdrawn
this undertaking of repairing and
I increase in the capabilities of the
paint brushes and the spray guns refinishing furniture. For exam- Developed by the Wright Aero- from the Atlantic Reserve
are "taken off", the furniture is ple, $141 spent for labor and ma- nautical Corporation under Navy plane. Fleet at Green Cove Springs,
in first class condition and ready terial in one week's time at the sponsorship, the new turbo-cy- The P2V-4, built by the Lock- Florida and have been completely
:for more use. Section in building 525, refinishes clone 18 compound engine gen- heed Aircraft Corporation and overhauled and refitted at the
The upholstery section does its : material that would cost some erates 3,250 horsepower. Its main the first aircraft specifically de- Boston Naval Shipyard duringthe
'I. share of re-furnishing too. Chairs $3,500 if purchased new.x reciprocating unit is rated at 2,. past two months.
meet the threat of
signed to snorkel
are made _
are re-covered, drapes 700 horsepower. The 550 horse-
submarines is the
type new-
-. -' est version of the "Truculent TheatreGuide
Table Tennis Turtle", a specially equipped
__ ... Navy patrol plane which holds
LjMt : the world's non refueling dis-
Nears CloseClose tance record of 11,2; ) miles
(from Perth Australia, to Colum- MAINSIUE AUDITORIUM
play is highlighting the bus, Ohio, in September, 1946)). WEEKENDS: 1431-2000
Station Table Tennis Doubles The newest Neptune .carries MOVIES: WEEKDAYS, 1730-2000
tournament which is scheduled radar capable of detecting small
'. to enter its final round of play '. I targets such as a snorkel tube, Weekdays: 1730 2000! Weekends .
this week-end. over a much greater distance ; 1430-2000.
Pete Oleynick and Bob Becker "y J than heretofore possible with THURSDAY, JUNE 8
have already captured a finals : long-range patrol planes. Its "Hoedown," with Edward Arnold.
((0' "
berth while Jake Duvall and ';< ,,; 0 armament includes cannon, rock- FRIDAY, JUNE 9
Gene Kidd were slated to battle r L.' '$- \ j. : r; t ets, torpedoes, mines, bombs, and "Night; ia the City," starring
Richard Widmark and Gene
Charlie Tibbet and Ray Hale for ,. depth charges.
the other finals spot earlier this Tierney.
week. A pretty girl visiting her aunt SATURDAY, JUNE 10
Oleynick and Becker moved downtown, was given her aunt's "Show Them No Mercy," with 4
into the finals by defeating Jack paycheck to take home., Rochelle Hudson.
On the way home she was held SUNDAY, JUNE 11
Duncan and Paul Franke, a
21-13 and 21-10 in the semi-finals. -.-.... up. "Winchester Seventy-three," fea.
The pair of finalists had previously AERIAL LIFE BOAT LAUNCHED An A-3 all-metal lifeboat "Help! Help! I've been robbed!" turing James Stewart
downed Dick Garver and Jack is being dropped from an Air Rescue Service B-29 Superfort she screamed. "He's taken my MONDAY, JUNE 12
..:I Lucousky, 20-22, 21-11 and 21-10 above. The 100-ft. parachute seen streaming behind the life boat aunt'a payl!!I" "Air Corps Trail," starring
before meeting Duncan and will lower it slowly to the water. Air Rescue Service is to' re- A policeman quieted her and Georf! Montgomery r "
Franke. The latter duo won over ceive 16 planes equipped with the life boats, which will provide said, "Cut out the pig Latin and ,TUES. & WED., JUNE 13" 14
Owen Williams and Al Lewis 21- world-wli'e rescue service for military and civilian aircraft in tell me what.happened. I l 'The Admiral Was A Ladyfea-
Wandr' HB
18 and 24-22 distress. turing >

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Four JAX AIR NEWS B June 1950

r + R Keep 'Turning Like A Roast On A Spit

Too Much Sun Too Fast Is Dangerous ; .

So :you envy that guy with the beautiful glasses of high (light) transmission, fail to regain -
sun tan? Well, we got news for you, their retinal sensitivity overnight ;
brethren and sisternlOverexposure r Dr. Peckham of Temple University has also .
made studies of sharpness of vision in people
to the sun can kill, or wearing expensive and inexpensive sun glasses .
make you ill, so says Dr. Herman Good The most expensive types of sun glasses are not .
man of New York who sounded the an- superior to the cheapest types with regard to "u .
: sharpness of seeing, the doctor has reported.
nual warning against too much sun too In fact, no' method commercially practiced has, \:.f' :,
fast in itself, any inferiority with regard to sharp- _
In ness of vision, it is declared. .. ..
an article' penned by. Associated Press .
staff writer Alton L Blakeslee, Dr.- Goodman Stay Out of Sun When III !
warns that you must go slow the.first few days .
Sun glass wearers are warned not to look :. .
in absorbing the sun. Fifteen minutes is enough directly at the sun, because the sun's rays can t' ,
S f'r in for the first days. Keep turning, like a roast burn holes in the retina of the eye. Nor to wear ;/' : ,,
a spit. sun glasses while driving at night. 'e '/4

You Can Burn Your Eyes Stay out of the sun when you're ill, or It t
The sun also can kill'or injure through night- you have taken such medicines as sleeping pillsor !
time accidents, so say the medics. Too much aspirins, the medics also warn. Sun tanning .
sunlight makes the eyes less sensitive to light, mixed with aspirin or sleep pills can cause skin ,,
a and makes seeing more difficult at night. trouble So can exposure-to the sun after use ',
of some perfumes, hair dyes or permanentwave
There can also be added danger in driving chemicals.Dr. .
home at night after a day at the beach, unless
Goodman Jells of an actress who took .
bathers have worn sun glasses. sleeping pills. She acquired a sun tan, slowly .' .,
Medical authorities have made tests with and sensibly But then came a series of per. : ..'
1 life guards at Atlantic City One-third wore manent blotches all over her tanned skin The ;. : t; -;
no sun glasses. One-third wore glasses that let cause of it was coal tar chemicals in sleeping
IN liE GOES-Ready to undergo the series of traditional "buInrs" through 35 to 50 per cent of the visible light. pills. Skin of some people become sensitized 'c .
on being promoted to Chief, Jamc Kavinsky of FaeTuLantis The others wore dark glasses that let through to ultra-violet rays of the sun when they have ;..f-,:
I about to get his "dunking" from his mates. Holding Kavinsky only 10 to 15 per cent of the visible light. taken such drugs. ,...:
are Chiefs Glen Houge, left, Chester Guerry, center, and 'Bill
Powell, right.Quonset. The loss of light sensitivity, they say, can Be careful about sun-bathing after using
be prevented or reduced by wearing dark perfumes, the docs warn. Ultra-violet rays can
glasses that let only 10 per cent of light. react with tiny amounts of copper in the per- .
Airmen The light sensitivity lost during the day was fume, causing darkening and blotching of any .
j I recovered overnight early during the season, area dabbed with perfume. Bleaches, dyes, and
Fish Take CoverAs some chemicals in permanent waves cause ,-
they found out. But by mid-summer, the unprotected may
Continue Tourof men and those wearing commercial the same reaction. .
Chief Goes In -- ---- -

Training HereFour "Operations Bullrush," the PT Officer Comdr. Nulf TransfersTo I

proposed campaign to clean :s."I .
squadrons of Carrier out Casa Linda Lake, the sta
Air Group 7 from Quonset tion's future fishing paradise, San Diego For Duty With 11th NO ,.
Point, Rhode Island, which had an advance scout last

came to Jacksonville; May 24, week.He was James p Kaviniky, What does it take to be a Northside High School in that SALTY HUMOR FROM

have been carrying on extensive TDC, attached to FaeTwLant Public Information Officer? city. HERE AND THERESick
operations for the past who took the traditional dunking Seeking for an answer, Comdr.
two weeks. for a new chief in fine That is the question Nulf has about concluded 'his
the spirits as a few of hie fellow troubling: Lcdr. George \V. qualifications for his new job asencyclopeiola" Call Officer" : "How do you
command of Cdmdr. feel, soldier?
chiefs unceremoniously Intl.o.duced Nulf Welfare and walking were
Henry E. McNeely the air Physical 1 Recruit "Can't .
group : kick
him to the waters of achieved through his work in
has bee making field carrier the lake. Training Officer, who leaves promoting the Jax-Navy Hoys' 1 SCO: "Then what are you doing ,' ,
qualification landings, formation The dunking was just the Saturday to report as Public Baseball Training Camp, which hue in the hospital .'
enc"cross country flights, gun first of a series of "initiations" information Officer on the this year provided Baseball train- j Recruit: "Rheumatism."
nery pnctice and overall air planned for the "boot" to hundreds of Jacksonville ,
chief staff of the Commandant, ing ;
; ,
group participation flights. and his two friends who re- Eleventh Naval District San teeJ-agers. One of the outstand- i The theatre crowded, and
Some 93 officers and 140 enlisted cently made the grade as in features of the camp was '''a devoted couple had finally accepted .
personnel of Fighter Squad- chief. Diego, Calif. participation in the coaching by I single seats The young
rons 72, 73 and 74 and Attack I' Other locals who made chief Tile surprise order has more or many of baseball's foremost pro- !I! lady didn't care for the arrange
Squadron:; 75, along with the 78 in the latest ComAirLant advance less baffled Commander Nulf, fessional players from the major ment and tried to remedy matters.It j
planes have been working vigor- in rating list are Edward who until now has been assigned leagues./: occurred to her that her neigh- ".
ously, making the operation thus Garan, AFC, and Louis chiefly to coaching athletic "No doubt, sports representone bor, a veteran chief petty officer,
far successful and casualty free. Nader, CSO. teams ann planning sports event of the best mediums lorestabJishn' might be willing to exchangeseats
A fifth squadron, VF-71, arrived programs. Before entering the : good relations with with her escoit.
last week-end to carry out sep- iii l Navy on the V-5 program in 1942, the public, he said. "Everyoneis Accordingly, she leaned over
arate operations with Air Group he coached football, basketballand interested in sports. A close and whispered: "Pardon me, are ".
One abcard the earner USS Pest Control Men : baseball at Concordia College -'I tie-in of the Navy with the gen- you alone?" '"
Wright, operating off Mayport. Fort Wayne, Ind. Before eral pUblic in this field, such as The prudent chief gave no signof
With the possibility that President I that, he acted as coach of the provided through the Jax-Navy having heard, so she asked the
Truman will be an observer To Visit FridayAbout I Baseball Camp, can't help but question in a louder tone, at
the air group will go aboard cement good feeling," he added. which time the chief turned I'slightly
the Carrier USS Franklin D.I 100 operators of Florida 1 Tricky QuickyAn Comdr. Nulf received his BS toward her but kept his
; Roosevelt about June 19 on an pest control establishments, meeting degree from Butler University in eyes on the scieen.
operation lor the benefit of the i in Jacksonville for a three-day Indians >lis and was awardedhis "
"Cut it out sister he
whispered -
I Secretary of Defense. I session, will visit the Naval Air arithmetic teacher gave MS frbm Indiana Universityin "my whole dun family's here
During their short stay, the I Station Friday for a tour of pest a. problem to each of three Bloomington He v ill be tEmporarily tonight."
'i; men of CAG-7 have gained a favorable control facilities operated by the children. She asked Joan to express relieved by I impression of Jacksonville Malaria and Richard E. Carver.
Mosquito Control the result 30" by using
I The lady of the house was en I'
and praised: the efforts of Unit. the digit "3" three times. Henrywas -x- tertaining her bridge club when J. ..
i, FASron 6 for their support while Lcdr. John M. Hirst, officer in to express "30" by using Some Good Advice the pattering of. tiny feet was
here. charge of the unit, will act as host the digit "5" three times and Montgomery, Ala. (AFPS) heard on the stairs. She raised her
E ( for the group while it i is aboardthe Freddie was to express "30" by Miss Jessie McGuire, a minister's hand for silence. "Hush," she said
n Unification Saves :, station He will also attend using the digit "6" three times. daughter, is somewhat perturbed. softly, "the children are going to
the sessions in an advisory capac Each child solved his problem Recently she stepped on the deliver their good-night message,
ity, providing information on pest correctly. Can you? penny scales and was shaken it always gives me a pang to hear
'f Many Millions control measure employed by the when she got this advice from the them, ." There was a momentof
Navy Answer to last week's prob- mechanical fortune teller: silence then shyly, "Mama,
; Philadelphia (AFPS)-Unification The operators will enjoy lunchat lem: The trains were the same "You would be better off if Willie found a bed bug .
of the Armed Forces has resulted the Officer Club, after which distance from New York you attended night clubs less often "-
:, in a savings of $1,592,000000 ,- they will be escorted by Com- and -hurch more regularly Ct'.vboy Jack and Mollie, riding .

Max Leva, Assistant Secretary mander Hirst and his assistant, Lt. .... : _. in the old wagon, were stranded .
of Defense, has announced. (jg) Edward Chapman to the field -- ---"' "" ."",.:-;- ,w with a broken down horse. Seizingthe s t

This was accomplished, Mr. Le. laboratory to inspect the spray ,' ,.. ; opportunity. Jack began: ,
va stated, by actual !' savings. "ab plane which Is used to control the :( "Mollie, my kisses are exhilarate .
sorbed costs and reductions. In a immediate area. They will also In- "yt1' Ing, invigorating and thrilling.
4 recent address here, the Assistant spect Casa Linda Lake, and the "Then get out and kiss that
,y Secretary explained "absorbed headquarters of the Malaria and ... horse so's we can get home," said

costs" this way: Mosquito Control Unit. l'f''i' she. -_- .
"The military pay increase; enacted I' :
.''{ last year will cost $339 million Smith: "Sorry old man, that my r $ >,' "Ole Luke looks well preservedfor
}f, We could have asked Congress hen got loose and scratched up ':""..,', 1J a man of 55."
for that amount. It was included your garden." "He should-he's been pickledand
J s in the President's budgetbut Jones; "That's all right, my dog ry y ,canned often enough."
ate hen.
instead we absorbed
( 't that cost bv savings elswehere I Smith: "Fine, I Just ran over f v Officer: "Hey, slow that truck r
your dog and killed him." down. Haven't got
in the military picture. you a governoron
__ _u_ ____ it?" ,

"' 'fIi. J > : Speedy Driver: -i'Nawsuh, boss,
I the Governor is back at the Cap

Ill., Chief Of Ants Gives Classic OrderNew ., itol. That's.fertilizer. you smells."

Teacher: : "What are the peopleof
York (AFPS)-An ant by the dub, things got worse. a w S 9 a.yG New York noted for?"
,... colony located along the rough Finally the Chief Ant received Johnny: "For their stupidity."
of a prominent golf course was word that a quick command Teacher: "Johnny, whatever
.: badly shaken one morning, decision was needed to coun- made you say such a thing?" .
says thw Randolph, Tex., AFB teract the devastation wroughtby r Johnny: "Cause in our school
newspaper Wingspread, when the wild-swinging golfer ;/-4 books it says 'the population of "
f" a stray got* ball landed in the With o keen mind and the Li New York is very dense." .... .R
renter a busy ant commun- ability to readily analyze a
.. .. .._ _
hu. .J. r4'v. -
.o When the CIC
;ty. critical situation, the Chief Ant agent got mar-
Seems as though the little called] his troops together and DEPARTER AND SUCCESSOR-Comdr, William F. Brlngle, ried some of his buddies fastened -
ants couldn't make out what ordered* commanding officer of Air Group One, bids farewell to his men a sign on the rea bumper of
had happened And with each "Get the hell on the ball before at a change-of-command ceremony last Thursday He relinquished the honeymoon car; "Careless,
din., rain -And miss- we're all killed!" his command to Comdr John C. Kelley, who stands on the left. talk caused this."

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"','k 8 June 1950 JAX AIR NEWS Page Fiv


'': Lovelace Leaves ',; Cecil Field Acquires New Leader

JI l Post As Skipper j3't As Comdr. Shea Gets London Duty j'l,

Of Local VA-15 At short but Impressive ceremonies I of the station -since---it was-,reac..
held! at NAAS Field
J I tivated. He will continue as com-
.1-, May 31, Tomdr. Thomas W. Hillis
manding officer until after the
.* % Comdr. Paul C. Lovelace, "skip- relieved Comdr. John D. Shea as ,
station to
r 1 "* per" of VA-15 at the Naval Air commanding officer cf the Naval changes over partial
maintenance on' June 30.
1 Station, was relieved of his duties Auxiliary Air Station. -- _. --
at) Saturday morning-by his executive { Comdr Shea: took command of
officer Lcdr. Clay A. y Local Aircraft
Cecil Fi'ld in November 1948 whenit
Mitchell, Jr., at of SQI,yP
a change command n. was being' reactivated as a shore
inspection. base for fleet aircraft. Now Cecil
Before taking command of VA- Field will shortly revert to a par Conduct Flights 1'
15 at NAS San Diego in August, tial maintenance status. During

I ... 1948 Comdr Lovelace was attached the interim Cecil Field was the
| to the office of the Chief base for Ail Groups One and Seventeen Aboard WrightA
I of Naval Operations and has now which moved to the Naval
"? been ordered to return to' Washington Air Station, Jacksonville.. week of operations with

I, to serve under Vice Adf Comdr. Shea will report to the the light carrier USS Wright

miral John H. Cassady, Deputy staff of Commander in Chief, Naval (CVL-49)) is being carried out
.a Chief of Naval Operations for Air. Forces Eastern Atlantic and
by planes from
Adm. Caasady is former Commander fighter and
f Mediterranean, whose home base' -
Fleet ,Air Jacksonville. Is at London, England. He will attack squadrons based here
Lcdr. Mitchell was appointed sail from New York in June. The Wright, a carrier of the '
I ...., ... .. ... Independence class, is operating
acting commanding officer until ------- -- -- -------
After inspecting the station and I
: the arrival of Lcdr. John E. La- off the entrance of the St. Johns ;
I' couture about June OLE-JOE-POT WORKING NOW-Just about to give up hopesof conducting a formal inspection of river at Mayport and flights of
30. Iacouturecomes ;
i here from a good slug of Ole Joe, men of VP-5 now have their' coffee personnel Comdr Hillis read his planes, originating from here, tare
Princeton N. J.
t'I where he Is on a special project.. works going With Elmer Hall, ADC serving them up, three early orders and 'relieved Cmdr Shea: making carrier qualification. "
birds, left to right/ Blain Dean, AO1, Ed Hettelery, ADAN, and The_new Commanding'Officer has landings on. the ship :
I j Both Lovelace and Mitchell are John Phelps, ADC, partake of the homemade Java. been serving as Executive Officer Operational schedules call)) for \

I figduates of the U. S. Naval Ac- --- ---- ,-- ,... .... ,, ,,,..., __-. ._--,_,-,.--. .,.,, the groups of planes from NAS to
Lovelace """""""""'"""'/""""""'""'""" """ """"" """" """ '"""'"' 'W" '""" '''" "
.. ,
.? \ nclcmy graduating in make simulated strikes

f.*'[>' June 1938 1941. and The "skipper"Mitchell in entered February Puerto Rican Coffee Pot Finally the To'carrier help prior service to going the aircraft aboard.against

flight training at Pensacola and 1" while aboard the carrier' are 42
-.as designated a Naval Aviator In.. enlisted personnel of Carrier Air
April in 1P42. Mitchell leceived his I NOT S Brews Joe For Despairing Crew Group 1 who boarded the ship
wings January 1944. last Sunday. i

Highlight of the change of com- I According to operational plans
.. mand inspection was the' awarding I Another big Bingo Party Fri- I squadrons of Carrier Air Group
.ojI\J of high school diplomas by day night at 2000. Big and little I It's been a long wait but the wandering"sub.hunters" of I II, upon completion of landing t
Jack Pots with cash awards and j
,-/' Comdr.. Lovelace to 30 enlisted !I VP-5 have finally found a place ,o elect the Ole-Joe-Pot that qualification exercises will use!'
.r', personnel who have successfully i I special merchandise for each kept so many of them on their feet while stationed on the Isle of the ship as a base from which to ";
completed the USAFI General Educational game. enchantment Puerto Rico. operate against a towed target. .;;
M Development Tet>ts. I Saturday night is the date for You see, when the Patrol squadrons moved in on Jax, The planes designated as a y
After the impressive the weekly dance. Music furnished striking force will make live
ceremony in "Viper Five" had both open for the best shop ,
Jl In whites, the squadron had by Milo Jones and hL orchestra everyone eyes bombing, rocketing and strafingruns
open With their minds on work, they dealt themselves out ofa
y L- house for its personnel and their ,I I Dancing from 2100 to 0300. spaces.place to set of the "coffee works After Operations Poitrex on the target, return to the .'
1 friends in the squadron area. A For your Sunday evening pleasure and Caribex the men began wearing long faces and mumbling to carrier, reload and rearm and repeat i
Jf squadron party, complete with a there will be music by the themselves. the exercise.
!. full course,dinner and dancing was I Three Caballeros during the dinner When exercises are completedthe
Some of the "brown baggers" so in need of a good cup of
held in the USS Wright will return to
evening at the Roosevelt hour, from 1730 to 2130.

Joe, became demanding at home and one insistent character,
I Norfolk where
Virginia she
Hotel. r All chief petty officers are invited is
it's rumored, lost two front teeth as e result. based.
to visit the club and take
advantage of its many facilities The situation became drastic, men began volunteering for I
I extended flights, they just wante:\ to get at that "Neptune"
Red Rippers Of VF-11 ---- ---- ---- ActionNarrated
galley to brew a good pot of Joe. Navy

Days passed into weeks and the "weaks" turned blue for
-. Change Over To Jois Man Down With want of a coffee mess But then came victory In

.i The "Red Rippeis" of VF-11, The Leading Chief moved out on the hangar deck, a squadron
members of one of the Navy's Boat in River of painters moved in with eagerness and broad smiles Next
oldest squadrons, have gone modern :.: came the furniture and the joint took on a new look. Then it Newest BookA

, happened: _
j i Assigned the F8F "Bearcat" Chooses RescueA A Special delegation installed Ole J. P. himself. That was history of the Na\y's activities -
j, lighter since i May 1947, they have i I when someone asked "Who's gonna make the Joe" and a and engagements in World
changed over from the conventional I crash boat from the Naval CPO coffee pot operator) and nU striker stepped forward to War II has been compiled in story
reciprocating engine to the I Air Station figured in the rescueof request a month's watch at the helm., form in a book called "Battle Report

'. J .-, 1-2H-1 Banshee jet fighter. I a Jacksonville man who was Now it's just like old times-the metalsmiths ate meddling, ," which is now available
.The change over began three thrown out of his speedboat the ordnancemen are ordering and all In \'Pire! mighty happy "Battle Report" is strictly a
Metks ago and already Jl of the I which capsized in the St. Johns once again.Branch Navy project covering the Navy's
t expected 18 planes have donned river Monday. complete story of World War II,
the fiery red-tipped nose, significant With Jack McFarland as coxswain "from Pearl' Harbor to Tokyo,''

of the squadron's' name. I the crash boat picked up I ../........_-....//........../....//...-....../........../_-//...........///........./...../___ .........../....,..:..///.,.."'.._.....,.."'/........."',......","..".,,"..,....../NMINNM//N11/NN11 and is probably the greatest adventure -
r 14. The thief source for their new Ralph Saffy and his spledboat story ever told. Commenting
type planes is VF-171, which is about 1710 after he was spotted I I on the book the late Secretary
changing to the modified F H-2. earlier by Mrs. Thomas Saleebaof 91 FRA ; Knox stated "it tells the whole
--.- 4424 Kelnepa. Drive. story, the good and the bad."
When she saw the speedboat Representing six veais of work
They're Too Fat! give a flip in th" stream opposite To Install OfficersAt by Comdr. Walter Karig "Battle

Medford, Mass. (AFPS)-Kenreth the Air Station, Mrs. Saleeba Report" contains five volumes
D. Roeder, of Tufts College- phoned the base. Lt Karl Glo- a regular scheduled meetingto complete with index and a list of
bus officer of the receivedher casualties.
physiology department, wants all day be held June 13, Newton E
the njrftle\ cockroaches he plea and immediately dispatched This book is now available at
for can get a helicopter which had Delchai only $19.95 for the complete set
nerve impulses research for
the Army Medical Corp "No fe. just arrived from Lakehurst, N. of of five volumes, or it may be pur-
a male J. He also sent out the crash install I i! chased on a lay-away payment
.. ones, though, he said. boat. I
"They're too fat Branch
-x_ Just four minutes after Lt. Glo- I j I John N. Gibson from Washing'ton
,bus received the call, the helicopter ] I has been canvassing the various -
Embalmed! .vas hovering over Saffy who The divisions of NAS, and the
was clinging to his overturned Puerto squadrons in an attempt' to acquaint
"There's a body in my hearse craft But Saffy although he wel- tached to Naval personnel with 'Bat
that's not supposed to be there," comed the sight, turned down the Fleet] Air tle Report," and to give Naval per
Undertaker Guy Maetti told po rescue by 'copter and preferred Branch sonnel a break in the price they
)lice. Investigating officers discovered waiting for the boat Salty suf year K pay-
the "('orpse"' as that of Aaron feerd no injuries. I I of Aii)'one desiring to purchase

k Talley. Talley explained he The holicopter was piloted by dent; all "Battle Kex] >rt" may fill out a
climbed into the hearse to sleep Lt. Charles R. Johnsan with Chief ]j FASron \I'card at the Jax Air News Office,
off drinks he had the night beIt Aviation Machinists Mate Ernest John C. ( ) I"if unable to contact Mr. Gibson,
t Jcre O. aboard. i i tar '- j ,who will
t Murphy be aboard the station approximately
_._ .
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:>-' They Met' at 0930, \Went to the Beach \ I I hart lished"Battle&as Company a Report"public 2 weeks service and has all been by profits Rine-pub-

J 'and royalties are returned to the

Secretary of Navy for welfare purposes
And Tied the Knot 16 Hours Later in S .

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tight".r .
I I \ a Tigers Entertain

Servicemen are noted for ed and said "I detest boys whistling to marr
; at me!" At Callahan SaturdayThe
being "fast" with women, Norman said he was sorry and
6.4 but there is a sailor at Na- and asked if she would accepthis sonville NAS Tiger baseballers will

val Air Station Jacksonville apology After an exchangeof riving put the their block four win-five loss recordon
for the first time
who have set a few words, he invited her for a
may this month when they play hostto
to have breakfast with him and one in a
some kind of record at she accepted. He found that her office the Callahan, Fla., nine on Mason -
]least locally]] name was Irene Wilson of Chat- to the Field at 1430 Saturday.
The local team defeated the Callahan -
Norman Seha, AKAN, of tanoonga, Tenn, and was visit where
squad 8-5 in an earlier encounter
ComFairJax woke up one daya ing with friends in Jax. $ 7 .
single man-didn't even havea i The "
girl friend-and in less than She Said "Yes" cil ":--x-

24 hours he was a married man. Following breakfast, during with the FAW 11 Meet HospitalFleet

Here is how it happened, according which both became well acquainted forming Air Wing Eleven and
Norman Be- Hospital will play a practice soft-
to Scha: the two purchased r
'. On lie morning of May 29 bathing suits, caught the bus combines allure, dy- ball game on Diamond No: S
..., the local lad was walking down for the beach where they spent next Monday evening at 1530. .I
West Adams Street in Jax and the day At the beach they had 0930, and glamour, actress Both of the teams are playing .I'
he spotted a girl standing near dinner at a small cafe. They ernoon intra-mural ball but FAW.Il'is
Winters has been sew in the American Lea '
the Times-Union building lie talked about children, and 0200) a top nine
lei out with a whistle of approval then marriage: in general, and this to as "Miss Hollywood." gue while Hospital is pacing tht 1
-the girl quickly] turn- 10 minutes later he asked Irene at first National: circuit.ire' .

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Vnrsity Combine Drops

Two Straight City Tills '

Unable to get started in the second round of action in

t the City softball loop, the NAS varsity players dropped their }
ttt second encounter in a row last Monday evening when they5

fell before Happy's Sport Center, 7-3.
M.JYMO, The- local nine was slated to John Robbins failed to put in an
,t With Chet Past-hang ar meet the weak C. W. A. team last appearance at the game.
< night, and will battle Duval Mo- Bob Bradley the newest addi-
tors at Lackawanna Park next tion to the local nine is expectedto
i n High Navy officials struck a stinging, but necessary, )' Monday evening at 2000. see action at shortstop before

blow to the heart of Navy and Marine sports recently when Dominic Savino, who has been long.
sitting on the injury bench withan Dick Bradley one of the team's
'1\,; they announced that 1950 would be the last year All-Navy rS .*L arm injury, came back into two catchers, has been transfer I
championships would be contested. the lineup last Monday againstHappy's
but announced immediately six-run
staged a rallyin
The decision handed down because of the restrictions
;. was following the game that he the sixth inning to come from
:: placed on the transportation of,athletic teams by naval probably wouldn't play the re- behind and down the locals last
mainder of the season. At present Monday. NAS scored twice in the
aircraft and the discontinuance of cross-country MATS his arm is almost a new limb third when Charlie Wheeler/

I' flights. For a team to use other types of transportation, and he may have to do a lot of walked, Russ Cummings singled/,
throwing before he gets it back
and George Tirpak Stewart an&
meaning commercial would greatly tax both station and dis-
I in shape. Charlie Tibbet all drew walks.A .
;; trict recreation funds. Frank Stewart took over the circuit clout by Tirpak in ,
catching duties Monday when the fifth accounted for the hocnine's .
Bureau of Personnel circular letter No. 46-50 stated that
other run. Happy's scores
;i :All-Navy championships in golf, boxing and tennis would be Tennis Tourney the first run of the game in the

: conducted this year. The letter, however, failed to mention second on three walks and anSkeefmen .

kl swimming, softball, baseball and football, four other sports Deadline TodayAt error. -
listed on the 1950 All-Navy calendar. We hope to have fur- Annex

... ther information on the 1950 calendar within the next few ._
weeks.+ '""" .wwwow.- 1600 this evening is the
TENNIS CHAMP-Owen Williams deadline for entries in the an-
,r Competition Started In 1921 proudly displays the tro- nual station tennis tourna- More LaurelsAlthough

F of the phy he copped by taking the ment which enters its first
Harry Dwyer, who has the part-time job filling Air Station tennis singles they were nosed
sports pages of Our Navy magazine, is one scribe who has crown last year. Williams, No. round of play on the Riverside out of the service trophy by

seen his share of All-Navy championship events. 1 man on the local tennis squad, courts in Jacksonville tomorrow Fort Benning, the Jax-Navy

i' Dwyer, who is now retired from the service and holds a i will end. defend his title this week- morning skeetmen fired a 719 x 750'

f position as Athletic Instructor at the Walt Disney Studios in The city courts have been cho- score to capture the out-of ,

Hollywood, spent more than two decades delving into Navy Net TrophyTo are sen more for the suitable tourney for because play. they state, 5-man team event in

.'1 sports. His duties have carried him from the far reaches of Owen Williams is the defending the Georgia State Skeet Shootat

i the Pacific Ocean to the European continent. In a recent letter champion this year. The able I Augusta last weekend.The .
\ written to Time Out's representative, he recalled great WilliamsBelated YARTU netman is captain of the Fort Benning1 quintet captured *
\1:1 athletes of the present and past who did their bit for Navy 1950 Jax-Navy tennis team and the service crown with a
honors came to Owen
captured the NAS crown when 723x500 tally.
Williams, aviation machinist mate he defeated George Chalmers in
sports.The Wayne Eddington and Ken Pen- .
,' veteran sports scribe wrote: second class of NARTU, who was;I the finals of the 1949 tournament.All dergras of Jax-Navy teamed up .

"With the exception of 1922, 1928 and the war years, the presented tennis a singles trophy championship.for copping personnel at NAS are eli- in the out-of-state 2-man match '
gible for the tournament and and captured the crown with a
All competition has on uninterrupted since 1921 title last
Navy gone Williams won the year.
the best be selectedto
players may combined score of 295 targets out I
and hundreds of champions have paraded across the spotlight Williams' local victory is not represent the Naval Air Station of a. possible 300.
i. I' of sports, either going on to honor and glory in civilian life his first in Navy competition. He' m All-Navy eliminations.The In the 20-gauge event, Edding-
r or continuing in Navy athletic circles." was Seventh Naval District singles Area AirLant tournamentwill ton took high honors with a 98 j
cha.up in 1948 and runnerupin be held here this year under out of a possible 100 and Fender-
I Boxing Boasted Many Champions the Naval Air Training Athletic the auspices of the ComFairJax gras tied for Class B honors witha
Conference doubles competition Athletic Ofke. Action in the 96x100 tally but lost in the
Ii "All-Navy champions," he further wrote, "have rode the same year. All-Navy elimination affair be- shoot-off.
the glory train in every major sport. Some have reached the In recent matches he extended gins June 15. Entries are to ben First team scores in the Georgia
Milliard Burt, number one man I shoot: Ken Pendergras 148; Wayne -
by tomorrow evening.
while others have failed to make
in their profession
top lof the University of Georgia Winners of the Area meet will Eddington, 146: Herb Pistols
l grade and had to be content with the runner-up position. I crew, in three sets with games go to Norfolk for the AirLant 113; Bill Arthur, 143; and Nick
I tVTear t in and year out, in past decades, the athletic world was scores of 6-2 4-6 and 6-4. Laterin tournament June 22. Oallitano, 133..
NAS-Stetson match, Williams ---- -- ------ --
astounded by the feats of the Navy athletes who stacked the

,'L I their prowess against the cream of the crop. :I singles forced champ Florida Thad State Wills junior to'' !Intra-RSural First! Round Of Play :

Of all the sports, boxing stands out as the one that fur- scores of 13-11 and 9-7. jf

nished the most champions in civilian life. Among the world's Presently No. 1 man on the To End With '3 Tills Next Week

\ champions were Johnny Buff, Gene Tunney, Jack Sharkey, NAS tennis squad, Williams edi-also
of the 1950
Babe Risko and Ken Overlin, not to mention such outstand- serves as coach Cancellation of games, postponement
ion.IniraMural. of others and the dropping : games to be re-scheduled the sec
Sailor Lomski Bill
ing fistic stars as Honeyboy Finnegan, -x-
ond place Security team in the I
of three teams in the American
t Sailor :Murphy and a host of others who out I
Boyd, Harry Sutton, League retarded play in the intra- National League scored a deciding
made good in the "duck and slug" game. Softball mural softball tournament last 10-7 win over NARTU. The win
the fleet week, but Training an- put the Security nine in its second ,.
All Baba, better known to the old timers in as Physical -
slot and NAR
Schedule RevealedThree the first round of place dropped
nounced that
0. Harry Ezekian; and "Bulkhead" Mullikin, served their play will be concluded next Wednesday TU into third. \
y time as world's champions in the grunt game while Pat afternoon with three National The NARTU combine had three j
f Campbell, Joe Stretcher, Denver Jenkins, Vincent Carta, next Wednesday National League will officially games League games. hurlers working on the mound but 1

'; | George Cahow, and Joe Skok will be remembered for the grips close the first round of action in Through last week Ordnanceand a lief three-run pitcher homer Lawrence by Security Milligan re-in _
Gunnery was ruling the American -
And holds held their opponents. the Station intra-mural softball
4 on loop with a 7-1 record while the seventh decided the game. Mil-
tournament, Physical Training officials ligan had relieved Ed Bucherich in
t Overhaul and Repair and Fleet Air
E Bob Feller Made All-Navy announced this week. the fifth.
Wing Eleven were close behind
Today, the American League The same Thursday afternoon
: In baseball -there were Phil Rizzuto and Yogi Berra of completes its first round of play with identical 7.2 records. First Lieut. Downed VP-5: 6-5;
The National
Y Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians; Fred while four more National loop encounters ,League race was
'\ the Yankees; also undecided with Hospital out VF-13 trounced Photo Lab, 21.1;
< r Jlaney, manager of the Hollywood Stars; Fred Hoffman,; are slated to be played in front with a 5-0 slate but Secur- and Supply beat the Chief Petty
Louis Browns and others who are Monday.A close behind with six wins and Officers, 13-9.
coach of the St. many deciding game in the race for 11y
loss. NARTU In third More Tt>a Wanted
was (
only one
'' heading for the big time. honors will be the Ordnance and
In other
place with a2 record.O games played recently,
I Golfdom welcomed "Wiffy" Cox, former Wyoming sailor Gunnery FASron 109 tussle on at & II Score Again Overhaul and Repair topped Operations .r'

,r ; while the aquatic events have Bill Smith, Pete Powilson, Diamond 500. No. 3 next this afternoon Tuesday will Overhaul and Repair's mighty 7-0; Ordnance and Gun-
Top I
: Carlos Ilivas and Johnny Higgins. game on nine subdued FASron Six, 6-2 last nery defeated VP-3 11-2; VF-171
i E I be the Hospital-Security fray Thursday to move into its tie for downed VF-11, 6-4; Fleet Air Wing
f .. Hank Lussetti, ranked as top man in basketball a few Field No.. 6.TODAY, JUNK 8 second place in the American Eleven eked out a 9-7 victory over
?' ,J years ago; and "Choo-Choo" Justice, Leo Fielding, Joe Perry FASron Six vs. VF-171_Diamond I League while Ordnance and Gunnery FASron 109; and FASron Six defeated

t and Buddy Young are just a few of the football players whose Ord.No.A a(;oi. ... FASron! 105FeldNo. continued its surge crown- VA-15, 6-3.
records the gridiron brought credit to the Navy. Add to 3 ward by dumping the powerful Physical Training announces
on TTKS1JY: JUNK 13 VF-171 team 5-3. Fleet Air Wing ; that units wishing to enter teamsin
these the unknowns in the lesser sports who gained their NABTl/ J'Jo'it'ld No. t. Eleven the team which has been the second round of competitionto
.i .1 sports knowledge in the Navy and you will have a fair idea VF-13 ... VF-13-Diamond' No. 5 wreaking havoc over the diamonds I replace the three that dropped;
of what the All-Navy championships have contributed to the (JloHDiUl:TO'i v*.u.."in'1 Seeurity-Fleid<11'101 No.No. 4 8 for the past four weeks, drew a I out in the American League should
"" of \VF.I>NKSl: >Ay, JUNK 14 forfeit from VA-15, one of the announce their intentions before
world sports. Supply vi. VK-1J-lllamond Na. I teams which recently dropped out the latter part: of next week.
( VI'.J'I.Photo tab.. IlonplUI\s. First-Diamond J.-t'i..ld No.No. 1 a of competition. Operations! Flight The slots are open for any unit ..,..
-x- Line and VF-11 were 'the other in operation here at NAS Jackson
t The Parris Island "Boot" recently announced another Riverside, Ga., (AFl'S) Fish- two nines to drop out of the tour- ville. Those interested can get in
:- {' change in dates for the All-Marine Corps Track and Field ling[ in the Chattahoochee river, ament. touch with Frank McCaffrey at
Meet to be held at Quantico, Virginia. The colorful affair IL E. Freeman hooked a floatingbox Prior to the holiday shutdownlast the Physical Training Office,
:will be held June 16-17. with 20 live chickens in It. week, which caused several phone extensions 693 or 512.


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) .t: In Long SlumpFailing

w to hold their own over the past two weeks because
'" of a decided lack of hitting power, the Jax-Navyf]
1 Chief Wright North scored a baseballers dropped three of their last four encounters. h
'1'n. hole-in-one the fourth
on 120-yard,
hole of the Cecil Field course >recently. 4'rC.r.,. ?i'> Tomorrow afternoon, the local four safeties off Army hurler Ed .
It was his second ace for ( nine will battle the Fernandina Seymour. x
' the year. He scored his previous baseball club, an entry in the The game went for five scoreless ..,
one on the island ninth at Ponte North Florida loop, at Fernan- innings before the Camp
I.. Vedra while playing in the Florida dina, Fla. The ball game will bea Gordon nine put together an error >
d Open. highlight of the annual Fernan- a stolen base and a base onballs ,
dina Fiesta which is being held
for an unearned run in the
ItS Lady golfers' ere improving this week-end. Next Sunday, the sixth. Three timely singles gave
steadily on the local coarse. Fuz NAS nine plays host to an exhi- the winners another tally in thq

. l" Weber banged out a f'yw 42 on the '.',. bition team from Waycross,"Red Ga. seventh.
Atlantic Coast Line
back "wet" nine last week. Nana the Dick Clark garnered three of
Y Ilenuerbon had a 50 which IB very Sox. the local nine's four hits to lead
The Red Sox club has
a num-
commendable for a Class II player. > Jax-Navy at the plate.A .
ber of former professional play-
1t Louis Is Class .
Gingrich the top C
its Rauler- second: scheduled tilt with'the
ers on squad. Harry
golfer by virtue of her win In the '
-... winner in the Camp Gordon aggregationwas
"I son, a 24-game
Spring Clip tournament.
rained out.Terminal.
/ Florida-Georgia league last year,
.. .' '' ,, is slated to hurl for the Waycross I TriumphsBob
:: -- t'
( Visitors on the course the past > >>f./-I! ...".-- I Becker's five-hit mound
week-end Included Rear Admiral nine.Manager will performance earned him nothing
----14.. Frank McCaffrey
t 0"l Milton Miles and Lt. Co). and :Mrs. .1.:0.nOT ...-_ --- .- .-- probably start Bob Becker on the but his flfth loss of the season
l I Fred Payne. Comdr. and Mrs. J. CORNER ACTION-Lou Lewicki of Overhaul and Repair mound for Navy. The tilt beginsat when three errors gave the Jacksonville .
I W. Weaver returned to action af- softball club starts a slide into third while Fasron Six's George 1430. Terminal nine. a 4-3 win
ter a few months lay-off Kevorkian attempts to beat the runner to the bag. O&R won this Players Sought last week.

*... .* one, 62.Participants. McCaffrey announced that he The local nine scored its three
Comdr. Tom Hillis is playing is still searching for candidatesfor tallies in the third frame when
*top-notch golf at Cecil Field. Ona the Jax-Navy nine. Trans- Chuck Webb, Don Manning and
recent round he picked up two Station Golf Championship fers and discharges have weak- Dick Clark singled in succession.The .
eagles and scored a 79. Lt. G. A. 'ened the local nine consistently Railroaders came back in the
Busbee is his regular playing throughout the season. fourth to score a lone run on errors -
partner.. The-NAS pilot also mentioned then crossed the plate three
Gets that he expects to enter the nine more times in the seventh on a ,
The vanity golfers will travelto Tourney UnderwayA in the Jacksonville City League. triple, a single, an error and a
Guantanamo Bay Cuba, this The first half of play in the semipro fielders' choice.

week-end to engage the Gitmo real battle looms for the 1950 station golf champion- loop is almost completed, and Don Manning collected two
squad. McCaffrey hopes to enter his safeties in three trips to lead
ship with qualifying rounds for the tournament, to decide team in the second half of play.In Jax-Navy's batting.

,, K The addition of 15 enlisted per- the No. linksman, set for June 9,10,11 and 12 on the local the last four games, local Split With PI
sonnel to the golf club last month I ayout. hurlers gave up only 17 hits, but After losing the first of a two-
proves that interest is picking up costly errors and a lack of hitting game series to Parris Island 4-1,
in the game. All hands are invited in the affair th;s overshadowed the mound per- the locals came back to win the
to try the local course and becomea year will be placed in groups depending formances.Last second tilt 6-2 behind the two-
Watch This
member. Rates are reasonable. upon their current courSE One Sunday, the locals were hit hurling of Jake Duvall.
handicap. They will then qualifyto shutout 2-0 by the Camp Gordon Duvall held the PI batters at
A BIT OF ETIQUETTE It determine their positions within It's A Tricky team at Augusta, Georgia.Joe bay in every inning but the third
won't hurt your game if you are the respective classes. Gushanas gave up only six when they collected two singlesand
I {courteous and let a faster golfer Anthony Grego, 1948 and 194 NAS sports fans got back in hits to the Gordonites, but the three walks to score two

.,* or group of golfers drive through champion, is expected to put upa the groove last week after missing locals managed to garner only runs.
and ahead of fight to defend his title The locals then scored once in
f you. game f out the previous week. Scoresof the fourth when Ken Werner
The local divot-digger is one o I Game-Of-The-Day
the top men on the NAS golf answers, most of them correct, walked, went to second on a
I L Varsity Second Half team, and went high in AUNavycomyetition poured in to answer last week's Schedule PostedListed ground ball and scored on an 'r-
M in 1949. Sports Quiz contest. ror. NAG notched another lone
Schedule Is the schedule for the tally in the fifth inning, then iced.
in the
I AnnouncedThe All military personnel Correct answer to the question the fray with three runs in the
Jacksonville area are eligible to "What major league team has week beginning June 8 of Major
and sacri-
Two singles a
City Recreation in the affair.A I League baseball games to be aired eighth.
Department participate never finished last, was the De- fice accounted for the sixth run
of Jacksonville recently an green fee of $1.00 is being troit Tigers. by Mutual (WJHP-1320). which came in the ninth. Duvallwas
cancellation a substitute -
nounced the second round sched- charged all participants. The proceeds First with the correct answer In case of ,will be I top man at the plate with
ule of the Men's Softball League will go to purchase trophies was Robert Miles, AA, of X-2. alternate game two hits in four trips.
The NAS Softballers, who captured to be awarded to winners Also among the first batch to broadcast. June 8 Despite a four-hit hurling job
the first round crown, will and in each of the Mc- Thursday,
runners-up answer correctly were Leroy turned in by local moundsman
Louis at Boston (Amer.-
play their fourth game of the flights formed. An individual Daniel, TN X-4; MidshipmanAlec St. Charles Webb, the locals dropped
second race next Monday, June trophy will be presented to the Taylor; Michael Petrovic, 300 EST.Friday, June 0 their first tilt to the Parris Island
M 12. station DKl of and Chief Clar-
Supply .
Amer. nine, 41.Webb
champion.x Cleve. at Washington ( )
1 Monday, June lZ-Jax-Navy. ence Hartwell of CF-14. pitched superb ball up to
Duval Motors at 2000. This week's question is: -1300 EST. June 10 and after the fourth inning. The
Wednesday, June 11 NAS Jax Tars At Home Saturday, Marines collected their four safe-
Jacksonville What player holds the record Detroit at Cleveland (Amer.-
vs Cecil Field four
ties and a free pass
for the most consecutive seasonsas 300 EST.
at 2000.Wednesday. leading base stealer of the Wednesday, June 14 runs in the fourth. The local nine
June 21JaxNavyvs. For 4 More DaysThe major leagues" Chicago at Brooklyn (Nat)- rallied for a run in the ninth
O&H Civilians at 2115. I when Becker walked and scoredon
Friday, June 23JacksonvilleNavy Bring your answer to the Jax 1230 EST.Thursday Manning's single.
vs Sargent Seat Covers resurgent JacksonvilleTars Air News office, room 123, main June 15 -x-
at 2000.Wednesday. aiming hard for a first division administration building or phone Boston at Cleveland (Amer.-
June 28-JaxNavyvs. berth, await the arrival ofthe extension 8184 or 216. 1300 EST. Clark Takes Over

Happy's Sport Center at league leading Macon Peach-
2000. es who come here Friday for a Local Batting Lead

5 .Jacksonville four-game series.
July -
Slated to tangle with Columbus Collecting 10 hits in his last
.,. Navy vs C.W.A. at 1915.
24 to the plate, Dick Clark
.. Monday July Jax-Navy vs tonight at the Myrtle Avenue
Duval Motors at 1915. park in the final of a four-game took over the lead in batting on
Friday July It-+NAS Jacksonville set to, the Tars take on the Peaches iiriib&ptI23 the Jax-Navy baseball team witha
vs Cecil Field at 1915. es Macon in single games Fri"day .255 average.
Monday, July 17-Jax-Navy vs and Saturday and a doubleheader Don Manning has collected 14
O&R Civilians at 2000. Sunday RBI's, while Clark has amassed

11.In 39 games, the local players
Barnes Links have chalked up 20 doubleplays.Clark .
Tops Play f tr of them.has handled] the ball in 13


.... The last few days of play in a net 141. Clark 28 98 16 25 11 .255
the apr ng Cup Medal golf tour- Red Cranston came up with the r ;' Livingston 15 40 7 10 5 .250
nament made little change in the lowest net score, a 125, to annex yb Lopez 15 41 5 10 3 .244
standings as Glen Barnes emerged the Fourth Class trophy. Stanley Webb 24 78 11 18 6 .231
as top man in the Number 1 George was second with a 132. \ j 43Y Of Gushanas 21 66 10 15 9 .227
group with a 3i-hole( net score In the Women's division, Shir- Manning 39142 31 32 14 .225
oi ui\). ley Rixey captured the First Class Becker 21 54 9 11 2 .204
w 13 25 0 5 2 .200
crown by winning a play-off:
Horton finished
Sam runner-up from close contender Olive Blyth. Cantin 6 14 2 20 .143
in the top flight with a net 140. Both of the lady divot-diggers S? xQ ,4 t' Laird 4 7 0 1 0 .143

In the Men's Second Group, carded net 154's in regular play. Henry 30 94 8 13 2 .138
Frank Lusk and Ray Sampsontied In the Second Group, Nana Daley 18 48 5 6 1 .125
! for top honors each finishing Henderson won with a net 143 #: Duvall 10 24 1 30 .125
the 36-hole jaunt with net scores while Dall Russell finished second Pitching: Records1PHRBBSOWL
.:t of 136. 'with a 149. Pet
John Paolayzi captured the i Louis Gingrich captured the 'l': k .. ._...;: Duvall 65.5260663132.600
Third Class trophy by carding/ Third Class crown with a net 132. Becker 91 61 33 16 36 5 5'.500
I .- net 139 to win by a two-point Twelve strokes behind in second TOP I'ING-PONGEPAquilla Allen displays the form which Laird 19 17 -18 10 12 1 1 ;',.500
margin. His closest opponent was place was Elaine Hillis with a won him the station table tennis singles crown. lie defeated Char- Webb 88 83 70 46 64 4 7 .360
Charlie Miller who finished with, 144. lie Tibbet in three straight sets In the finals to win. Gushanas 72 89: 73 19 64 3 6 ,333I

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Tennis Stars Powerful Voice of America' -1


Now On Duty FZ + Station Goes up. in AfricaOne 1

;: At NARTUFour r <... .: '> of the most 'powerful -_. -
..> are in operation in Tangier, but
radio stations in the world both are commercially owned, one

> "Weekend Warrlois" now .. will be added to the Voice of by RCA and the other by Mackay
:. serving their iwo weeks active Radio. These serve as international
training duty at the local Naval America when the Navy Bureau relay stations for commercial ".C

Air Reserve Training Unit, and of Yards and Docks messages.The .
well known in civilian tennis cir new government-owned
des, are looking for more honors completes the installation it station will be equipped to trans-
to conquer as a unit. is building at Tangier, North mit programs to Northern Europe
The quartet of netmen.: Leon the Balkans and the Near East.
Wilson, Gordon Reedv Pete Bulk- Africa, for the State Department ] The antenna installation will

hart and Herbert Ellis have form Construction began in': include facilities for switching the
ed a "Weekend Warrior" team output of any one of the six
I mid-July, 1911)) and is expected ]
with station tennis champion Owen transmitters into any one of the .
Williams as the fifth man. A number fo be completed by October antenna systems. Control of this r r
of matches are being arranged 1 1950. equipment will be I possible from ,'
I between he NARTU combine and an operating position in the central .
i other local clubs. For Kebroadcasting control room of the transmitter

l "Wilson, of ;NARTU's Patrol The station will comprise a receiver building.The .

Squadron VP-741, attends the University plant and a transmitter transmitting and receiver..
of Florida when not training plant, to be located several miles facilities will be 'complete units, I
apart in the including an operating building
International Zoneof
the and
at local unit has
Tangier. The I' plant, antenna arrays, and
long string; of victories to his credit transmitter plant I power
o' will include four IDO.OOO-watt auxiliary structures at each lo-
as a member of the Gator tennis I
team He is' co-holder of the Flor- and two 50,000-watt
ida Public Parks Doubles Champ- _..__._Jl/jII..1iIIIt ._ _. ._ ..J.-1.' y transm i tters. -
ionship. Last year, he teamed with RELIGIOUS \ Crowning the statue of the Blessed The Bureau of Yards and Docks CLlISSIFIEDIJULLETIN
Williams and together they captured I Virgin Mary at the altar of St. Edward's chapel in special cere- was requested to build the new |
the runners-up berth in the monies last Wednesday is Nellie Owens, daughter of Chief and radio station because of its long '
Jacksonville!' Men's City Tourney. Mrs. Carl E. Owens. Selected as May Queen for the occasion, Miss experience in overseas con truc. '
Owens also read the Act of Consecration. tion.The ;
former Station Champ .. .... -- function of the station will FOR SA..... .,
Gordon Reedy, also of Squadron be to receive programs broadcaston Trailer aluminum rm. attached,
VP-741, was the Jacksonville Naval Impressive high :Trequency, originating in equipped. $1,000. or best offer. ,
Air Station singles champion in the United States, and to rebroadcast Mrs. Knight Ph. 6-6930 until
1945. He teamed with Merl Begel SUPPLY such programs on high'' 1700 or 2.2588 after 1730.
the same year to win the NAS Coronation
frequency to various of Europe
doubles title. areas 2 oedrm. bungalow, 2 acres farm
and the Near East. '
land. Stinson. 1337 Cumberland
_. Ellis, while stationed at the Two American stations alreadysi'i
Rd. Ph. 25977.
Field Branch of the Bureau of Held HereCoronation .'
Supplies and Accounts in Cleveland 2 bedrm. house, kitchen equip

Ohio, was runner-up in the I It has been a long time-over of the statue of the ped. Payments $46 mo. Buy GI ...,
Greater Cleveland! Doubles tournament : a year, anyway- since Supply Blessed Virgin was held at St. equity. R. C. Walker 4734
in 1943, captured the Ohio 'has held a Department party Edward's Catholic chapel last Kingsbury Ave. Ph. 8-6800. '

State doubles! crown with the same dance, or wing-ding, and a goodpercentage Wednesday evening in conjunc- FOR RENT
partner in 1944 and was runner- I of our personnel are i tion with the final Novena of the Furn. duplex utilities furn. Si.

up for the. State laurels in 1945. comparatively new folks. So its I year. mons, 5356 Kingsbury Ave. ..

in 1944, Burkhait was runner- !, time wt arranged another get- After the Novena, a score of Single & double rms., reasonable. ....
up in the South Carolina tennis together. Marion Fulcher sug- children of grade school age Mrs. Lee Schultz, 1447 Avondale -
and swim Gold- I '
tournament. gests a picnic at Ph. 2-5930.
._. head Branch State Park. The marched in the procession inside
time: Some Saturday in July or : the chapel. Hymns were sung by 2 duplex apts., 2 blocks west of
Stewart's ,403 August. Well, what's opinIon the congregation during the time ( If anyone is interested in the ,, Cassatt Ave. $67 mo. Crawford,
Tops ? your I culminating in the arrival of the I location of fish traps in Crescent 5116 & 5.117 Alpha HSt., Ph.
procession at the altar of the Lake, please contact Comdr. Eu I 24757.
HAS Softball BattersOf VACATIONS. Cuba, like June, Blessed Virgin. gene J. Peltier, the PWO or Jim Furn. 5 rm. house. Conven. tj
I will soon be bustin' out all over, I Gwynes of Maintenance I NAS. 50 Mrs.
mo. McKenzie
{ Miss Nellie Owens, daughterof <
the regular starting playerson as visitors to that isle from our Why is John Murphey of Com- I 221 Lanes Ave.
Chief and Mrs. Carl Owens
the N.S Varsity soitball
nine, department nearly outnumberthe Nab-6 '
: who Transportation ('alleod"Mouse" 4 rm. urn. apt. and garage. .
Frank Stewart holds was the May queen was given -
highest Cubans. Besides those who 1 the honor of crowning the Murphey? We wel- Hanks 1225 Challen Ave Ph.
batting mark in City League have already shipped over to Ha-
1 and the Act of come Mrs. Gwen Morton into the 2-0291 after 1830.
statue reading
play an average of .409. vana, these plan to make the & I
Fiscal Work
Measurement Section
The Consecration. Father John J. 2 rm. furn. cottage, opp. NAS.: $i
hard-hitting second base- jaunt in June or later this year: I'I Burns station Catholic chaplain G fen has come over to wk G. E. Schultzir Base
man has collected nine hits in 22 Betty Lotz, Mary Murphy, Vir- delivered, the Mainside from the Public Works Trailer Park. Ph. 2-5410 or 70J: v
official trips to the plate and is Lawhead and Sue Adams : sermon. Officer's
I ginia office at Cecil Field. Plainfield Ave., Orange Park
alma leading in runs scored with is off to New York i i Present in the sanctuary for The Technical Services Section ,
Rubye Piper Rms & apts., Clover House. Mrs.
a total f eleven to his credit. I I the were priests from
j ceremony ,
welcomes Charles Scott I
and Washington. In the Big: I Wray Wetherell 716 North 7st. .
Russ ummings has the Jacksonville parishes including
highest who also hails from Cecil Field
Town she has tickets for Chanceof 4071 Jax fieach.
of all, .555, but has I Fathers Joseph Corde, Patrick /
average A Lifetime, (radio giveaway), Cathy Johnson of the Mate 2 bedrm. brick house, furn. K. SO' ft
seen action in only few Nolan and Bernard McGrenehan.
a games Arthur Godfrey, the Lucky rial Section has been all smiles Holden, 2346 Somerset Rd. Ph. 2* -
has batted i Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
nine times. '
Strike Program (TV), and even lately and no wonder for she and 1 4886. .
in George TirpaK third highest the indestructible South Pacific, ( concluded the evening'sdevotions. hubby, Hugh have at last moved Furn. bedrm. use of home. Hertz-
the lineup with a .387. I Merle and Glen Cook will drive Into their new home In South- f man, 3338 Randall. Ph. 99192.

in Averages after eleven games up to Yankeeland this: month for Beginning this Sunday. June side. Cathy says Hugh is quite a : 3 rm. furn. apt., $35 mo. 5 rm.
the Cite League: I Merle's first trip to that area. : 11, a change is announced in the "rug-cutter" these days. You') pvt. bath, $70 mo. 3 rm., pvt.

AB. R II Avr.Cummints After a few days in..New York schedule of Catholic services. should see the size blade he uses 1 bath, $43 mo George 2363 i
9.4 5 .553 itself, they'll drive on for a Mass will be held at 0645 at the NEWS FROM THE FIRE BOXE. I Myra St., Ph. 74738.
Stewart 22. 11 9 .409 couple of days at Niagra Falls. '{I Naval Hospital, and 0830 and C. Tills and Q. W. Cantrell Riverfront, 4 rm. turn apt., E.
1'i. pak :31 9 12 .387 I '11030[ at St. Edward's chapel. have
BRIEF BITS. Fred Quina is both qualified in the Finkel- Wilhelm, Rt. 4, Box 407D. Ph.
Horton 14 4 5 .357 The Feast of Corpus Christi stein Golf
Tournament. Both have 2032, Orange Pk.
for revival of the
AleunderJ 0 1 .333 tourney lobbying which a was started golf last I'1 will be observed tonight from won their first matches, Cantrell I Rm. and bath Mrs. Warfield, 2342
Tibbett 28 6 9 .322 but fizzled out. Get busy, 190 to 2000 at a Catholic Holy qualified in the 14th flight and Park St. Ph. 73703.

Girardeau 33 7 9 .273 year Coby. . Comdr Porter is the I hour at St. Edward's. Tillis in the 9th E. S. Hicks Couple to share home.: Mrs. Bren-
Hale 15 3 4 .267
has returned from his recent 4416 Ave. Ph.
vacation Marquette
beaming new owner of a 49 .
home "Eagle
Wheeler 24 7 C .250 quiet ceremony. Vero
at Beach.
Olds the "W Art Fraleyhas and the Hawk" which opened Says 29719.
Boyjr Jfl 5 .250 I yes had
quite a time. 4 rm. apt. & 13 rm. apt. or together
Savino 23 2 4 .184 latched onto a new Dodge terday: animated comic book
Chub Walker and
family 7 flat. Mrs.
were rm Dykes: ,
Can it be true? Sadie
Bueherkh 24 2 3 .12 Murphy characters who must have been
seen recently among the 627 Edison Ave. Ph. 4-3248.
many t f.
and Jim Turner scheduled '
Robbins 14 0 0 .000 are created and directed by George
I iPitchers. be married tomorrow night in a visiting the Beaches. We're sorry 5 rm. furn house' elec. kitchen.
McManus. I
1 to report that Edith Wewer is Available after June 15. Mr*.

still on sick leave and we hope Jackson 4853 Kerle St. Call 2-

: Pii 'a'. she starts on the upgrade soon. 3248.
;+, r a _xTraffic Furn. pvt. apt. $45 mo. Close to
e rs' NAS bus line. Marcel Young
: ViolationsThe 2258 Bellwood. Ph. 78437.

2 Sm. apt., near Roosevelt. Suit-
'' following persons were apprehended ablef or business lady or cou
for traffic violations pie. E. L. Neil 2967 Selma. Ph. .'
during the period May 30 to June -6480.
g- 5, 1950: MISCELLANEOUSRide
Illegal Parking: Lt. J. E. Dris- wanted from Copeland and
coll; Lt. C E. Cleveland; Lt. (jg) Colleeg to NAS 0730 and 1601)

J. J, Sullivan; W. R. Mattix, AMC; Mrs. Ash, 2150 Post St. Ext. ,*
Y.. Lt. ;Jg) A. B. Shepard; M. Leon.adis 562. ,

YN1;: J, E. Bonnet, AN; V. Licensed nursery. Infants 2 to 3
E.!: Tucker, S/Sgt.; R. E. Barrow, yrs. old. Reasonable rates. Mrs.
ms's. b>x AM2; J. S. Pippin, AN; F. W. Parrish 2937 Algonquin Ave
rx. Yae
Will SA; A. E. McAuliffe, SA; Ph. 2-5355.
I S mm S S and W. H. Richard. Nursery, children boarded in licensed
Speeding: T. B. Howard.No home day care. Ages 2-3
Statioi. Permit: R. G. Gifford years. Mrs. Moon 4466 Merri-
r AKAN. mac Ave. Ph. 2-6622.

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