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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: June 22, 1950
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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VOL. 8-No. 12 UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 22 June 1950

Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet Air Wine 11


NARTU Holds Air Group 17 Returns


Second Annual


Air Boot Camp From Caribbean Cruise :


Sixty-four young men from
the Jacksonville area, includ- I Serves Aboard Coral Sea

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ing fifty brand new recruits

, and fourteen Seamen Recruits In 9-week Training StintAir
answered the initial ,;

roll call\ opening the second ,I Group 17 of Fleet Air Jacksonville returned to its

annual NARTU Jax Airman home soil this week after a nine-week cruise in the Caribbean

Recruit Training course here area with visits to Panama Canal Zone and Guantanamo City,

)fonday morning.The Cuba highlighting the training tour.
Air Boot school, a real Pilots and planes of the Air -- -- -- ------------
success! last year will be held for Group arrived here last Thursday uled in this area for Air Group
a period of eight weeks with all while the enlisted personnel disembarked 17 until some time in the fall wh..nthl'Y
' graduates to be qualified for their Tuesday following a rail will leave for a tour of duty
first advancement to Airman Apprentice z u A > trip from Norfolk. Va. in the Mediterranean.

Embarking aboard the USS
The youths will live in the Coral Sea at Norfolk late in April College StudentsAt
NARTU barracks here and will\ the Air Croup under the commandof
. work five and one-half days per Commander Bruce S. Weber,
week, with the final two weeks conducted carrier qualification exercises 0 & R Under
devoted to plane handling. Supervised ; LIBERTY BELL VISITS Barbara Joiner, 1950 NAS Savings off the east coast prior to
athletics are also on the Bond Queen( left, begins the ringing the bell to anounce the ar- I I departing for the Guantanamo Bay
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gram. PI'O'1 rival of the replica of the famous Liberty Bell during its visit area for rountlne flight operations Bureau
Three members of the Weekend here last Tuesday The bell is one of 52 touring the cities of the 1400 Hours In Air ProgramThe
Warriors are serving ten weeks nation in connection with the current. U S. Savings Bond drive. : Three fighter squadrons VF-172,
additional training duty this summer !equipped with jet fighters VF- Navv's Bureau of Aeronautics -
to supervise the course.! They 173, VF-174 and attack squadron, is continuing its
are Bertram Lcdr. Udovln Harry Nearing and Joe, Lt.Baxley(\jg), Hospital Bed Copocily VA-175 made the cruise while the policy of employing college

. Jr., AOU2. :''ed remaining here to squadron conduct VF-171 exercises stay-in I, students to serve as "studentaids"
Lcdr. Nearing is instructor of this during the summer
Aeronautical Science and assistant area. I I'months at the local Overhaul
He-Set Newest OrderEncouraging in Caribbean
football Andrew Jackson and basketball high school.coach Bax at By |I waters During fighter operations squadron 172 was and Repair department with

ley is an assistant coach at John sent ashore to hold competitive I the assignment of five univer-
Corrie Jr. High and Lt. (jg) Udo news reached the Naval Hospital here last 'gunnery exercises at Leeward sity of Florida) students who

vln U an accountant In civilian life. week when it was revealed that its bed capacity had been !Field. two Attack weeks squadron the 175 beach alsospent I i began their tour of duty last

They will be assisted by three active established at 325 beds for the first quarter of fiscal year I during which time on the 18 pilots week.

Arthur duty Van members Doran BM1 of NARTU; Ernest, I. 1951 and the quota for VA beneficiaries set .at 4.0 beds. !gained the amazing total of 1400 i iI :' Students selected, and now
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The announcement came in the I II I hours flying time. working here in conjunction with I II
. Williams.! ADi; and S/Sgt. Loyal :
: of the cut had been strongly rec
Judd. form of a directive from Rear A limited number of officers and i I the program, are Jack W. Whiteof
The air boots will receive an I I Adm. Clifford A. Swanson, Chiefof :ommended.VA I enlisted men were allowed to make Lake Worth Dick Sahlie of t
Airman Recruit's base pay of $75 the Bureau of Medicine and Patients Crt'lt BreakIn the trip to Guantanamo City for II Jacksonville Reuben Miller of 1
per month as well as their room Surgery of the Navy. I May part of the cutback originally I I liberty and the entire crew "hit Winter Garden, Robert Wood 'y
board and uniforms. Their total An edict issued by the Defense I ordered had been rescinded the beach" in Colon where special I Panama City and Jose Fernandez
I earnings for the eight week period Department in February cut the and the hospital's active capacity I tours took them sightseeing to 1 Dominican Republic.
will be approximately $140. allocation of beds at the local Naval set at 230 beds. The recent,directive Panama City and gave them a *
-- Hospital to 180, but followinga thus increases the capacity j chance to see the locks and waterways It is the Bureau's policy
Here's What You Find visit of a congressional subcommittee I 95:: beds. Before the economy cut- that link the oceans. I it has been pointed out, to '-}
I here in May, a restoration (Continued on Page 2)) I ._Rountine operations are ached- employ students of technical .
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In Air News --..-- ..t ".. __.waww -{{ : ..T.R' 2.w... fields while still in college in .;
Today's I ::
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S:3; hopes of getting them to enter -
Service of .
news importance, \ Federal service, particularly '
national news of significance, I
plus local news of interest, witha the Navy department,
goodly hare of feature articlescan upon graduation.
be found inside the of :t, I
pages In return the students are givena
today's issue! of the Jax Air News. I chance to apply classroom the.
Topping the list of featured ory to actual" situations and t,) ,
\ stories are reports on the new I pick up some of the techniques: ,:
helicopter, a pilot's answer to :' employed by industry.
I "how close andNAS1 II I
can you Here's Three of the students, Miller .
Dean
of
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Sports.
your /
guide II I I Sahlie in and industrial White, who engineeringhave are majoring V
Breezes Page 4
I been assigned to the industrial
('PO Notes Page 5
I office under
Divine Services Page 2 management .
the supervision of senior civilian
Efficiency: Hoard Elect Page 3
NARTU Notes _. Page 2 industrial engineer WalterA.
The other two
Promotion of WO's Page 2 I ____ __ __ _' ",. .I Stanul. ana
..........,,, u aero engineering students and
Recreation Ashore Page 2
r. Washington Report Page 2 !MARS LANDS HERE-Th first group of second class midshipmen from the U. S. Naval Academy have been assigned to the corre
Sports>> Pares 6, 7 I to arrive here for an orientation tour as part of their summer' ,program, are shown unloadingfrom spending group 'under Lt. Chet
Theatre Fuide Page 3 the Philippic Mars, the Navy's huge firing boot, M it alighted last Friday in the St. John Briggs and Walter. Howard.
\ Tricky Quirky Page 3 river near, the boat facility dock The Middies were here ,for three day*. .x4fi cr


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Jax Air News Report From Washington



Enlisted Men Compete In Academy Exams
Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air

Station. Jacksonville, Fla.NAS


Capt.' Douglas T. Day__..__ .. ,,Jacksonville_._.._ -,. _..?.___.Commanding Officer Pal Vets Have Until July 1 To File Bonus Claims
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell- Executive Officer
Fleet Air JacksonvilleRear Commanding Officers of Navy and Marine .

Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery- .. Commander Corps ships and stations have received instruc- Volumes 5 and 6 of the Army's documentary
Fleet Air Wing Eleven tions to submit as early as possible their lists of history of the AEF in World War I will be

Capt. George C. Montgomery Commander nominations of enlisted men desiring to competein published this month. These are units of a
the July 19 examinations for the 160 Naval 19-volume work entitled "The U. S. Army in
Comdr. Charles Robertson Chief Staff Officer :Academy appointments authorized the Secretary the World War, 19171919."
Naval Hospital of the Navy. *

Capt. Dwight J. Wharton Commanding Officer The Air Force has designed a new flight cap
Capt. Guy E. Stahr Executive Officer Veterans who are legal residents of the state in the shade 84 blue of the new uniform. The

NARTU of Pennsylvania must file applications for payment new cap. is patterned after the garrison cap.

Comdr. John S. Barleon, Jr:.._._____________Commanding Officer of the Pennsylvania state bonus by July .
I 1 in order to be eligible. Veterans who are .The Air Force has announced changes in the
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration
Phone extension 8184. delaying filing In order to secure necessary official designations of two important bases. Moses
building. papers are advised to submit Incomplete Lake AFB Washington, will be known as Lar-
Editor-Andrew H. Planey applications immediately. Incomplete applica- son AFB in honor of MaJ. Donald A. Larson,
Staff Members-Chester Paschang, SNand; Shirley Ritoch, SN. tions will be held in a suspense file until sup- who lost his life in action in World War II.
The JAX AIR NEWS U published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station. porting documents are available. Victorvllle AFB, Calif., wil be renamed George
Florida, and printed commercially' with non-appropriated fundsat
Jacksonville .
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-33. Rev. AFB In honor of Brig. Gen. Harold H. George,
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the The Air Force will issue a new identificationcard who died in an accident in the South Pacific I
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field, and for officers and airmen about September Theater in 1942. -
the U. S. Naval Hospital. 1, 1950. It will replace the old Army WDAGO # .

Form 65. The new cards wlil be designatedDD Col. John T. Cole Army Chief of Staff for
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Reproduction Form 2AF. the Military District of Washington has been
must bear credit line.
of material from these sources a Republication
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of othr matter, exeept by service publications is prohibited without permissIonPromotion relieved from that duty and assigned to the
of Editor JAX AIR NEWS. The Army Engineers' Research and Devel- United Nations Military Staff Committee, with
opment Laboratories, Fort Belvoir, Va., are headquarters at New York.
testing a new portable lithographic offset press .
Of Number Of Ws for printing maps in the field. It can be air- Over 15,000 persons attended the second annual -

lifted to a desired area and set up for opera- Navy Relief Society Carnival at Pearl
tion in a fraction of the time required for transportation Harbor T. H., in May, and enabled the carnivalto
of the old type press by sea or land. show a net profit of $20,150. I II
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Authroized By Defense Secretary I Weekend


Pending establishment of an overall policy, promotion of a limited .

number of armed forces warrant officers in the two present gradesto I

the two higher pay grades established by the Career Compensation WincjTafk Nolesi

Act, has been authorized by Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson.

The Personnel Policy Board cf from
the Department of Defense, on I At present there are approximately d
11,000 personnel serving in
which the three military servicesare I I
a warrant officer status In the NTTUFIGHTER
is working on an VISIT TilE RED SHIELD
represented
over-all policy on the warrant of- I Armed Forces: Army, 4,262; Navy, i CLUB OVER BEACH & AIRBUS
3,647; Marine Corps, 892; Air STATION.
is
It expected
ticers career program. be Force, 2,120. It Is estimated that SQUADRON VF-741 Aerial Gunnery and Radio he was OPEN 0930-2330 DAILY
that the plan will readysoon Bureau i about 10 per cent in each servicecan The final cruise for the 1950 fiscal I sent to advanced training to Camp THURSDAY, JUNE 15
the
to
for submission be promoted under the interim year was completed Friday, .Kearney, San Diego, California,
of the Budget. policies established by Secretary June 17th with a total of 11 VF being attached to VPB-197 advanced TIIURSDAY, JUNE 22
promotions as authorized will be I Johnson. pilots flying an average of 45 training squadron. In late 1944 1900-2230 "Get AcquaintedTime

limited for each service by the : Text of DirectiveThe hours apiece. The past weekend Shuford was given orders to Fleet ," games, music around the
"unds it can make available withn found all pilots in the air on Gunnery Air Wing Two at Kaneohe Bay, piano record
making. Special: ice
: its 1950 budget ceiling. Becausethe text of Secretary Johnson'sdirective and bombing flights and we Hawaii, where after one month's cold watermelon.
1951 budget as approved by follows: must admit the pilots that just : stay he went to the combat area
the President does not provide "The fiscal year 1951 budget as completed their cruise took top' with VPB-3 for an extended tour I FRIDAY, JUNE 23
distribution for approved by the President does I 1930-Miniature golf, partners,
'unds for higher honors in both bombing and gunnery of 8 months.
not provide funds for the distribution ranSportation. In the club, shuffle- I
which there is
warrant officers. proves no substitute service and
For outstanding
of warrant officers in proportions board contest, prizes.SATURDAY I
for
Policies Outlined training. achievements he was awarded 8
higher than those allowed TilE WHOLE is JUNE 24
of an overall SQUADRON air medals, one distinguished Fly- i
Bending authorization in the 1950: budget despite the looking forward to July 8th whenall Open house, snack bar special, I
anda
citation
Cross unit
and as a positive Ing one
authorization in the Career Com-
program will be out for the squadron'syearly southern fried chicken, homemade'
letter Commendation. Shuford
the of
step toward carrying out pro- pensation Act for two additional scheduled two week cruise. pie; 2000 Floor show six all-star
joined the squadron in April 1950
.sions of the Career Compensation higher pay grades for warrant of- acts. 2100-2300-dance band.
According to all reports 22 pilots is Navy
Secretary Johnson hast.'str.bliE'hed and his civilian employment
Act This action taken for
tlcers. was
and 40 enlisted will be SUNDAY
the following interim over men with the Fire Department at JUNE 25
the reason that no over-all plan available for the two weeks be- USNS, Green Cove Springs, Fla. 1000-1200, Java Time and Church
policies: .. for the Department of Defense ginning July 8th through July Elizabeth St. Call. 1400, sight-seeing trip, trans-
at 1611
.i... .TJO .,.rM-ftmniinns to Grade. W-4 for He is living ,
.u -- covering a career program
22nd. Hopes are that the pilotscan portation. 1730-1800 Vesper muac. -
will be made except to Jacksonville, and has two girls. I
W-3 had been submitted
officers
and warrant -
that funds can be made log 60 hours in the air for May we say that we are proud to 1800-1900, Dutch treat suppers
the extent to the Bureau of the Budgetat
the cruise It has been that 1900-2230 "
"visit awhile
within current ceilings by figured have a member of VF-741 so television -
available of the review.
the time budget
M hours apiece will keep the table games, music.
in other military personnel qualified in training and experience -
adjustments The Personnel Policy Board was squadron in the running for the as Hoarce E. Shuford.All :MONDAY JUNE 26

programs.number of warrant officers directed by memorandum of Noel Davis Trophy. Let's put out hands take notice, in the "Singing Wheels Club," 1030,
2. The 1:5 1949, to conduct a studyof maximum effort fellows!
each Department pro- July, future all quarterly pay checks transportation to air-cooled rink
moted in to Grades W-4 and W-3 the effect and operation of the This month we would like to introduce will be mailed by NAS disbursing In the club-amateur chefs' nlte.
not exceed 3 per cent and Officer Personnel Act of 1947 ando a new member of VF-741. We advise that all NARTU mem- Can you cook?
shall respective of the prepare a comprehensive revision I He is Horace E. Shuford, AL2. bers check to see if disbursing has TUESDAY JUNE 27 t
cent as ,
7 per of this Act for submissionto I Shuford started his Navy career at address.
warrant officer strength your proper Junior Hostess
Program. Bring .
planned the '
the 82nd Congress. Among iATTC Jacksonville's Radio and
xor June 30, 1050, as shown in the problems included in this study are Radar School in 1943. From this your friends; meet your friends. !

budget justification to Congress those having to do with the relationship school he was sent to NAS Yellow Civvies MandatoryIn WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28 I
for FY 1951. between the 1830, Moonlight Barn Dance
proposed Water to aerial Gunnery school,
3. The sum of numbers in warrant officer career of the barbecue, hill billy band music t
plan upon graduation he went to B-24 Some Countries
Grades W-4 W-2 and W-2 in the : transportation. Sign up now! !
Army and Air Force and the limited Flight school at the Jacksonville
Air Force shall not exceed A few lockers still available ,
and ,
Army duty commissioned officer Municipal airport Washington (AFPS) Military .
40 per cent of the total war- I program of the Navy and Marine BEING WELL educated in personnel traveling in certain for- monthly rental. You may check
rant officer strength of the Army Corps. eign countries must wear civilian out cameras, fishing rods, swim-

and Air Force.Grumlnan'. The Chairman of the Personnel New Device Warns clothing, the Department of De- ming trunks, soft ball equipment,
Policy Board has also initiated a fense has announced. and picnic equipment.
i t
Wins specific study of all warrant officer Of Atomic Danger Military personnel going to or DATES FOR THE BLACK
programs with a view to establishing Schenectady, N. Y. (AFTS)- through Egypt and Lebanon will BOOK-Sign up now! 2 July-Rodeo -.
f uniform policies thru- The General Electric Companyhas wear civilian clothing when absent at Klssimmee. 4 July-All

Naval AircraftDesign out the Services with respect to developed a new device to from a vessel, or in &n airport day beach party, .

such matters as procurement, pro- detect the presence of radioactive while stopping in these countries.The .
motion and separation. A programof material the firm recently an- Swiss Government prohibits Hospital Bed
Award this sort was recommended by nounced. the wearing of foreign uni-

: the Hook Commission when it pro- The new instrument', shaped likea forms in Switzerland, unless per- Continued from Page 1 )
Competition sponsored by the posed the establishment of four policeman's club, is expected tobe mission to wear a uniform has back was ordered back in February -
Navy Bureau of Aeronautics for a grades of warrant officers." useful in showing whether neutrons been granted. Military personnel the hospital had been operat-
carrier-based anti-submarine airplane have penetrated shields installed visiting The Netherlands to per- ing on a 500 bed capacity. I
! has been won by the Gru- Arctic BattlegroundChicago to protect workers in form official duties will wear civilian The allocation of 325 beds is
atomic plants and laboratories. clothes while there.
mman Aircraft Engineering Corporation (AFPS-"The Arctic ----- the same allowance! that. has beenIn
. of Bethpage, Long Island, will be the next war battle- effect since the recent cuts were
New York. ground," Comdr. Donald E. MacMillan ordered. While the bed allowanceis
The winning design is for a 21- explorer and veteran of only for the first quarter of the

OOO) ) found plane, powered by two 28 expeditions into the Arctic fiscal year, beginning July 1050,
R1820 Wright engines. Intended said recently. He is here prepar-- the allotment of VA beda is for
for operation from "Jeep" escort ing for his\ 29th trip into the Po- the entire year, it was announced.The .
? aircraft carrier in all weather and lar regions. quota of 40 beds for Veter-

visibility conditions, it is designedto New Artificial Arm ans Administration patients will
.ca'ry the latest anti-submarine double the allotment, since at the
detection equipment and weapons New York (AFPS) An experimental present time 20 beds at the hospital I

A contract for two experimental I model of an electrically have been set aside for VA I
airplanes is now being negotiated operated artificial arm, which can beneficiaries. It has been pointedout I
be controlled by the wearer's foot, that there would be no cur-
,Engineering was displayed recently at the tailment of services to veterAns

r A design submitted by the Cur- Regional Veterans Administrationoffice up to the limit of beds allowed.
Uss-Wrlght Corporation was run- here.
nft-wp in the Navy competition. By the flick of a switch, the Talicin' To Himself!

It also is for a twin-engine air- wearer makes the limb swing Brockton Mont. AFPS i
( )-The
2. 000 lbs. naturally at his side. Control ia
plane of approximately state\ high school supervisor trav-
: A contract is being managed through pads in the shoes
weight.
gross elled 460 miles to this northeastern
toe little toe and -
the ,
to completion of detail under big ,
negotiated Curtiss-Wright heel. Beneath these pads are Montana town to give the ad-
engineering on the which when depressed, dress at high school commence- :
bulbs .
actual construction I
. design of but the has not been author- transfer Impulses through pneumatic .l:.......::......,"d, 9, L:'JJ.$;. i ".w ..__._ _m_ -- ---- .. ment exercises. Then, Raymond i I
prototypes -- the
Woeppel .
tubes to switches in the gave valedictory en-
; ized.All who submitted arm. These switches turn the ANOTHER DUNKING-NARTU's newest man to be promoted titled, "I Am Not Alone." He was I

contractors the Navy design com- motor on and off and manipulate to rate of Chief Petty Officer, Herbert W. Haley, is shown being"Indoctrinated" I the only one in the graduating I

proposals have in been informed of the ttte gears that govern variety ot In one of the station's swimming pools. This is class. I
petition ---
motion. known as the "wetting down" ceremony: I
results.



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Washington (AFPS)-Secretary
of Defense Louis Johnson has appealed

/ \ to employers throughoutthe
nation to be liberal in grant-

ing leave to members of their organizations -

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fa the Armed Forces Reserves or the
J <:
National Guard.

"This year It is even more im-
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emphasis on the training of our
civilian components to augmentour
\ .
.. regular forces in the event ofa
national emergency' he 'de-
clared.

..5RY The Defense Secretary noted
that Reservists had been, in their

I spare time and often without ,pay,
devoting themselves through the

year to various training programs.





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during the period 12 June to 19
CHAPLAINS CONVENE AT NAS-Over 100 chaplains were on hand to attend two separate conferences held last week at NAS.A June 1950:

.. group of Protestant and Catholic Navy chaplains from this district met in the first conference, while a second gathering of Protes-
Speeding J. L. Thompson K.
tant chaplains from the Navy Army Air Force and Veterans Administration met in the second three-day council. In top left photo, A. Wilson :L. Wurn E. R. Her-;
Rear Adm. Stanton. Chief of left Rev. William Moore center and Charles A. Dittmar senior : ;
Salisbury, Navy Chaplains, Capt. rington, AO1 Ens. D. M.
I NAS chaplain, inspect religious books reviewed during the Protestant confab. In top right picture, Admiral Salisbury and Capt. rat and L. D.;Bullock. Heg-
David L. Brewer, chaplain with the 82nd Airborne Division, two old World War I buddies of the 92nd AEF meet for the first time in
many years. Chaplain E. S. Hemphill Jr. from the office of Chief of Navy chaplains talks to a group of fellow chaplains in lower left Illegal Parking: Lt. C. W. May;

picture. Ur.V.. A. Smart, associate dean of the Theological school of Emory University right center, flanked by service chaplainsin J. C. Luke, MA3; Ens. W. J.
attendance was one of the principal speakers at the final session.Pick Thompson; T. A. Fanger, ALC;
J. M. Boykin, AE3: F. Mitchell
SR J. L. Carnes ADAN J. W.
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HAS I Exams Announced Theatre Kelly, AT2; R. J. Mannarelli,
Employees I YN3; and S. T. Kuklinski, AMC.

By Civil Service '


Muting Boord MembersSeven For GS PositionsThe Malnslde Guide Auditorium Tricky QulckyA

Civil Service Commissionhas Movies: Week Days 1730-2000 fruit grower had some
announced examinations for Weekends: 1430-2000 choice peaches no n dapple"
employee members and alternates were named to the position of Accountant and which lie wished to ship. Altogether -

the station's seven Efficiency Rating Boards of Review in Auditor, GS-5, and Shorthand Reporter lie packed 100 pieces
JUNE 22
the election held recently among the employees of the Naval GS-6, 7 and 8, it was announced "Rider THURSDAY from Tucson," with Tim of fruit. He packed the peaches,
this week officials of in boxes, 16 to a box. The applet
!Air Station, ComNabSix, Area Wage and Classification Office by Holt.

and the Naval Air Reserve Training Unit. the ment.Industrial Relations Depart- FRIDAY" JUNE 23 which were held 17 placed apples in each baskets How

The employee member will be "Spy Hunt, featuring Mara many boxes of each were
Group IVa: Frank D. Warren Written tests will be requiredfor
of three-man board established Toren.SATURDAY t there
one a (41)), Paul B. Chapman ((26), Anthony both positions and persons JUNE 24
to hear appeals on efficiency
of under the I Breda (23)), Jesse A. Elrod desiring to file for these exam- "Hangover Square," with Linda Last Week's Answer: 18 tourists -
ratings employees ((21), Robert W. McDaniel (18)), inations should submit applica- Darnell.
of each board and will each spent 18 cents, total-
Jurisdiction Robert L. Brown (14), EnglishN. tion card form 500AB with the SUNDAY JUNE 25: ing $3.21. This week's
the final stage of answer I
represent appeal Hilton ((8)). Regional Director Fifth U. S. "Devil's Doorway," starring Bob on 8.
in all cases. The decision of page i
Civil Service Region, New Post Taylor
WriteinsEugene L. Griffin
this board will be binding on both
the and management I ((1)) and Arthur A. Rlefe ((1)). Office Building, Atlanta 3, Geor- MONDAY, JUNE 26

tlI and is employee only empowered to either I Public Works Group II & III: gia. Applications Accountant "The Great Jewel Robber," with "What's the use of It all," said

raise or sustain the ratings of Turley M. DeBevoise ((130)), Ger- and Auditor should "be submit- David Brian. I the rooster, leaning against the
ald W. Robertson (55)), Johnnie ted prior to close of business on TUES.-WED.. JUNE]! 27-28 j barn door "Eggs yesterday, chickens -
appellants. Leavins ((42), Wilber C. Irish' (33)), June 26, 1950 while those filing "Rogues of Sherwood Forest," j today, and feather dusters tomorrow -
Drinkwater Heads IVB Samuel A, Goode ((31)), StephenL. for Shorthand Reporter have un- featuring John Derk ."
Austin T. ]prlnkwater; Overhauland til the close of business June 29,
Thompson, Jr. ((15)), Daniel E. ...___.____.
>> Repair Department, was elec- Macon ((13) and Shelton R. Harrison 1950. 5 AFFSa

4. ted to represent Group IVb employees ((13). The Commission advised that [

with James M. English of Write-ins: David E. Morton ((6)), upon the establishment of eligi-
Supply and Fiscal as alternate. Jim Smith (4)), Oscar W. Smith ble registers from those exam-

Representing Group IVa employees ((2)), Jack Netters ((1), Thomas E. inations other eligible lists for
is Frank D. Warren of Over-
Sheppard ((1), and Willie F. Gordon these positions would be expired.
haul and Repair with Paul B.
(1.) Therefore, persons who attained
Chapman of the same departmentas
Supply & Fiscal Group II & III: eligibility in previous examina-
alternate. For the Public Works
Raymond F. Hurst ((78)) and JackF. tions for these positions should y
II III
Group and committee, Tur-
in examinations if they
file these 9
Moccia ((77).
M. DeBevoise elected
ley was
desire to remain on the eligible
member with Gerald W. Robertson Write-Ins
as alternate. I Many lists.The
F. Hurst was namedto Overhaul & Repair Group II: Industrial Relations De- : ( ISS I
Raymond
represent the Supply and Fis- Harold L. Meister (197), Aaron partment reported that insuffi- ,
Schild ((180) and Granville L. cient copies of the announcementswere _
II and III
cal Group employeeswith
Priest ((45). received and therefore cop-
Jack F. Moccia as alternate.
Write-ins: Elton R. Cashwell ies could not be forwarded to _
'.. member of the Overhaul
Employee (12)), Gordon W, Vail ((8)), Vincent each department. Copies of the.
II Board Is Harold
and Repair Meister Group with Aaron SchildAS T.'Parr (7)), Edward J. Ruege ((3)), announcements are posted in the'

L. and Ebur D. Yates ((2)), Roy J. Acree office of the Board of U. S. Civil
alternate. Overhaul Repair ((2)), Theron D, Whidden. Jr. (2)), Service Examiners in Building ; I
,
Group III, Board No. 1's employee Leroy F. Clark (1)) and John J. 907 and are available to those _
member is Calvin L. Gray with _
Weaver ((1). desiring to obtain further Infor- [
Roy J, Acree as alternate. Selected Overhaul & III "
Repair Group mation in this matter. Necessary
for the Overhaul and Repair Group Board No. 1: Calvin L. Gray ((101)), application forms can also be ob- o wt
III, Board No.2. was John J. Roy J. Acree (62)), Gene L. Neal tained from the local Board.x .

Weaver with Charles J. Smith as ((57)), Joseph A. McSwain, Jr. ((52)), -
alternate. Thomas R. Resakranse ((44)), Wal- ""j
ter L. Bunce (39)), Ernest W. launch: New Carrier # !

Members Alternates Listed Black (37)), Kingston G. Wolf ((35)), lUrkenhcad, England (AFPS- [ _

Group IVb-Austin T. Drinkwater William D. Estes ((32)), James U. Queen Elizabeth recently launchedthe

.(113)), James M. English ((79)), J. Tyler (30)), Russell W. Booth. ((27)), largest aircraft carrier ever
II. Lee (73)), Rubye R. Piper Henry Breltmoser ((27)), Robert L built by Britain-the Ark Royal. I

(01)), Harold L. Bridges ((42)), Phil- I Bunch ((27)), Joseph C. Webb ((27)), The new 803-foot carrier is named

ip D. Myers (37)), Arthur W. Allen I Shiell C. Sheffield ((23), Earl Hlx- for her famous predecessor sunk R y
,((30)), Dorothy D. Faraday ((29)), on ((18)), Charles E. McPherson during World War II. The Ark 2 \ ,
Albert L. Betancourt (29)), GeorgeW ((17)), Aaron K. Tayor ((16)), Joseph Royal will be capable of launch- t Pl w
Dwelle ((27)), Mary Winder- F. Califano ((14)), Thomas B. Pal- ing Jet. fighters and long-range

weedle (27)), Lawton M. Green mer (14), Jos. J. Berrigan ((12)), bombers and will be ready to Join
(23)), Harry C. Hardwick ((22)), Donald' R. Steele ((11)), Ralph R.West the feet in 1952.:
Frank C. Wood (22)), Evelyn T. ((8), William. Wingler ((5)) -
Sullivan ((20)), Faunce R. McCully and Luther L. Stover (4)), Ice A. Duff ((51), Marcus L. Chap SUB-SONIC I,'LIEU=.Ti tti 4--pietur-edabove: with re"I";

(19)), Floyd C. Barnes, Jr. ((16)), Write-ins: Milton II. Lazarus man ((48)), William B. Smith, Jr. search test pilot John II. Griffith, soon will be used In Intensive .. ,,:.
.. Robert D. Goedert (13)), B. Franklin ((1) and Clyde L. Beckworth ((2). ((45)), Vincent T. Parr (44), Den- sub-sonic investigation flights by the Air Force and the National ",
.,.. Wilcox (8)) and Frances C.. Overhaul & Repair Group III, nis G. Steadman ((44), Charles W. Advisory' Committee for Aeronautics. The small prototype; of the
Theus ((5)Writeins) Board No. 2: John J. Weaver (92), Erwin ((42)), Elton R. Cashwell Northrop Flying Wing will not penetrate the speed of sound, but
: William O. Klncaldfn Charles J. Smith (70)), Paul E. Op- (32)), Gordon W. Vail (31) and will remain just below the sonic barrier. The X-4. like the Flying .

m. Floree J. Barden (1) and penheimer ((67)), Edward J, Ruege Theron D. Whidden, Jr. (30)). Wing, has only a vertical stabilizer and rudder andl has no horizon.

W.,lan II. Harden (1). ((61), Howard E. Funk ((53), Maur- Write-in. Aaron Schild ((1)). tal stabilizers or elevators. 4,



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Fasron 6 SkipperFrom



gold mining to gold braid-briefly sums up the career-
filled story of Lcdr Walter G. Barnes "skipper" of Fasron Six who

departs soon for a new assignment .

.'. I Barnes' course of hard knocks tier in July He was recently selected : ,
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: : :
which him rise from the
,. ... '.. ., ,it j \ ..-" saw I for promotion to full commander -
: :
.: ..1, '. 'I<<.*:f. .: .. comparative obscurity of a min- .
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manding officer in the world's

finest Navy is a good examplefor
today's younger generationto


L __u n_. ._ .. __--._ '""--- _._ ".. Beginning harken. in Denver Cobra'
do in 1911 where he was born
Barnes moved to a small Mormon -
FIRST HELICOPTERN'Ayal
town in Utah where he
Air Station Jax has a I SALTY HUMOR FROM
his childhood days.
helicopter all its own now with spent Leav.I'
the arrival and assignment of I ing there and after HERE AND THEREJoe
Corona, California for a short"
the aircraft (above) and its
l'refrom! Lakehurst, N, J, time Barnes returned to Utah I the window washer, fell
Handling operations of the craftis where he graduated from high from the 50th floor. A neighbor
school. inquired 6f his widow:
the crew on the right Front I
row, left to right, Ronald Mil- C "Did Joe leave you anything?"
the), AN;; Ros'oe1ims: ADZ; I. HE 1)11) CONSTRUCTION work II "Six thousand dollars."
before entering the University of "Think of that! Six thousand
Jack Hunt, AN; 2nd row, Ern-
pst !\IurlhyDC; Lt (jg) Colorado in 1929 to take a course I dollars" and he couldn't read or

Louis Schmeltzer, pilot and in mechanical engineering He write.
Russ Granger ACC pilot left college in 1931 to take a job Widow: "Or fly."

with a (construction company that
took him to various places in "Yes," said the boastful young
Colorado and the construction of man, "my family can trace its ancestry -
Middies Complete Barksdale Army Air field at "back to William the Con-

Shreveport, Louisianna. queror.
I II I "I ," remarked his friend
suppose ,
In 1932 he attended the
i again
Orientation Visit University of Colorado. When he : "you'll be telling us that your ancestors
I were in the ark with Noah -
left college in 1933 he was employed "

At Air StationOver I by the that Humphrey did mining Gold I "Certainly? not," said the other

a I Corporation Montana "My people had a boat of their
throughout Colorado "
100 second class midshipmen : and Oregon. i iI own .

of the U. S. Naval I Alaska to
In 1935 he went to I Joe: "She seemed like a good,
Academy representing the work for the Fairbanks Exploration sensible girl." ,

first of four groups slated to Co. After two summers with Woe: "Yeah, she didn't pay any
visit NAS this summer, left Fairbanks he and a partner went attention to me, either." *
[I into a private gold mining venture -
the base Monday morning 200 miles down the Tanana
I (Customer to druggist) : "Say,
aboard the Philippine Mars I River from Fairbanks, Alaska. do you have anything that would

after three full days of orientation He was in Alaska when the fam- help to relieve my back ache ?"

interspersed with liberty ous world aviator famous Wiley cowboy Post humorist and the Druggist: "Yes Air, why don't
you try one of our plasters -
porous
privileges and social .
Will Rogers crashed and died in ?" .

functions. a plane over Alaska. Customer: "One of you what?"

Arriving here at 1440 last Druggist: "One of our porous
Thursday via the Navy's huge At Pace BARNES FINISHED college at plasters."
flying boat, the Philippine Mars Helicopter Busy the University of Alaska in 1937 Customer: "I should. say not!
the Middies swung into their and applied for cadet 'flight/ train Give IT.! the pest you've got!"
scheduled itinerary the followingday j ing at Long Beach, California.

with a general tour of the I Turned Down In First Call Accepted, he was! sent to Pensa- The subway passenger stared
Flat ion. The visitors toured the cola where he received his wings i intently at another rider for a

squadron areas, were orientedon the refusal ---- .------1 in September 1939. I long time then said, "Excuse me,
jet aircraft, and visited the Undismayed by An AU-rurpose. CraftThe i Lcdr. Barnes was at Pearl Har- sir, but if it were not for the ..
I of .1 crash-boat victim to come aboard the USS
Overhaul and Repair shops where bor serving mustache you'd look exactly like
they got first hand informationon I labonrd in their first call for men are attached to I Maryland when the Japanese at- i my wife." The second man re-

the huge undertakings at the rescue since being assignedhere Squadron HU2: on temporaryduty our bases there. From February plied, "But I haven't got a mustache -
I from NAS Lakehurst, N. J, 1943 he I "
local department. 1942 to September was Said the first guy, "No.
pilots and crew of the Capable of flying backwards, Pensacola and "
an instructor at But my wife has. ..
of recreation offerd II
Plenty was
| station's new helicopter have sideways, straight up, straight hunted German submarine that
to the Middies who II
were guests
lit a special dance in their honor I since been on-the-go in carrying down point,, and the hover versatile over a given were active in the Gulf of Mexico Gob (Mlttlng-W-; his gill in the .1

Friday night at the Officers' out their mission. helicopter at that time moonlight) : "I'd like to ask youa .
has been assigned here
primarily "
owner" of
I is
Barnes
"plank
a I q.iestion.
Club and spent most of Saturday I Just a short while after arriving as a sea and rescue sen'ice. I Fasron Six as he was made the Gal (breathlessly): "Yea?"

and and Sunday excursions on to optional points liberty of in- here the helicopter on June It also can be used for innum- first commanding officer when I Gob; "Will you please move
i 5 was called into service to les- erable purposes and can perform the squadron was commissionedat over? I'm sitting on a nail."
crest cue a Jacksonville man-Ralph utility services. It can
The visit flf the midshipmenhere Oceana, Va., in September I
last week of I i Saffywho was thrown out of i tarry two passengers besides 1948 With almost two years as I A true musician Is the man who
was one a series j
: of air cruises that will covera I his speedboat which capsized Ini the pilot and in many cases commanding officer completed, I puts his ear to the )keyhole whenhe

period of 16 days In which they i the St, John's river. three passengers he has been directed to report to hears a lady singing; in the
Manufactured by Sikorsky Commander Eastern Sea Fron- bath. t
will visit several Naval air sta- I
Aircraft to Navy .. .
specifications,
-- --- -
Victim Is -- ---
The ChooseyAll
tions and Air Force bases j
the 'raft has
a ciuisingspeed
cruises" are part of the regular hepped up for the rescue
of 70
approximately miles
I per Public Works
indoctrination the crew came back
summer program empty- hour with the safest top speedat Employees
outlined for the future Navy of- handed. Saffy, when told that a I 92 miles hour
ficers. : Navy crash boat was also on its 1---- per __

The next visit of Middies is I way, decided to turn down the ..
Mated for July 1 1. followed by a I helicopter ride. He's one man- : Open Own Blood Bank
third visit July 20 with the final I in-the-river who actually had a

group arriving here August 5. choice of rescue

--- .x--- However it wasn't long after ,
that that the helicopter was put A blood bank will be maintained by the Public Works .
Master Plan
Map Into service for its first rescue j Department for the benefit of its employees and their families

Men in the versatile craft pickedup i with each of the six divisions within the department"pitchingin"
Ensign John Neal of V" .74 of
For U.S. DefenseIn
to the
Air Group 7 of Quonset Point, supply blood.At: ,

R. I.. who crashed with his FfeF ..--1( >out ouu employees have ai-
"--- -- -
at Lee Field. The helicopter was ready'olunteprt'd to donate blood, .
t Case of Attack airborne three minutes after I with all 950 employees of the department -
to be solicited for contri '
notified II
they were
"'8"lIIngtonFJ', ) A national 9 5 tk I butions. Any employee of Public I'
First to be
to
assigned NAS
civilian defense "master plan"cf
Works or member of his Imme*
protection will be completedAbout the helicopter has two pilots who diate family who may be in needof
September 1, Civilian Mobil share duties, and seven ground a transfusion may have it at
ization Director Paul Larson ad crewmen, Lt. (jg) Louis Schmeli no cost other than the regular lab
'1 vises.'! i tzer and Russ P. Granger! ACC, t l F oratory fee.Anangements.

He said the Government already; are the pilots while the crew l have even been
has furnished "interim" civil defense taking care of the mechanical made to give employees time off
i ; plans// to governors'! of fell operation includes: Ronald Mitchell .,. to make their donation, Every Friday
states and mayors of large cities. AN; Roscoe Mims, AD2: workers will be given four
Only/ 21 states have passed legislation Jack Hunt, AN; Ernest. Murphy F hours to go to the JacksonvilleBlood
necessary to implement civil ADC, and Charles Swisher ADI I J Bank for their "donation.""

defense plans, he said. t The blood will\ be stored at the
o Present defense plans <)o not U. S. Plans To Instruct Jacksonville Blood Bank.

contemplate establishment of ant Europeans In Arms Use Opening the first account of, the
alternate capital in case of attack, Public Works blood bank was Earl
t:. but do include removal of (,certain'I Washington (A FP' )--Officers Edwards, engineman of the power
Government functions to other and men of European armed fortes I plant, utilities division.
ureas. Mr. Larson made it clear will be given instruction in the use J. Herschcll Lee, of the PW administrative
P J that he foirees no immediate and maintenance of military i I office, is chairman of
equipment supplied by the U, S.
danger cf atomic attack. the committee handling the arrangements
__ __ ___ under the Mutual Defense Assist1ance { and'Supervision of the
The new' elevator creator Program. blood bank. Members of his com-

turned to the pretty girl *t'n..1 Plans have been made in Euro-I PUBLIC WORKS BLOOD DONOR-"It's a pleasure", grins I mittee are John :McMahon design .
ftr: and asked: "Did 1 atop tooquickly peans Command training Earl Edwards engineman of the Public Works power plant as he I and construction; Clarence G. Porter -
?" I to accomodate 1,600 officers find donates a pint of blood to the newly established Public Works I maintenance: Samuel A, Whit-
"Oh. no," she smiled. "1 always I I men of the military forces c>f Bt'I'1 I blood bank. Edwards was the first employer to volunteer blood to I tington utilities; Joseph D. Henry,
wear my bloomers around my gium, Italy The Netherlands, the program Inti How ell, nurse with the lackaonvllle Blood Bank, I transportation and George J Gemming
fink 18." I Norway, I where the blood will be stored, performs the "operation". fire department.



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-22 June 1950 JAX Am NEWS Page Five


I IT'S A YEAR'S WAIT NOW-




I NOTES cpO I w c i Casa Linda Anglers To WaitArdent ..j.jI



-- --
anglers who have
Who couldn't use a little cashor I | wait ; full year from now
been looking forward to "pull-
a few items of merchandise? : i That's the latest word from
g .. It's yours for just a few minutesof ing out the big ones" from the Malaria and
your time at th"e Bingo Party [ Casa Linda Lake will have to"OPERATION Mosquito
Friday night at the club. Big and j Control Unit of NAS Jax

little jack pot games. Awards for .c .... ; t" which has been charged with
,
each and every game. .. .: if the reclamation of the scenic

Another weekly dance is in pond, located on Mustin road ..'
the offing for patrons Saturday -'ii.t" : '
next to the chapels and golf
night, with music furnished by '-" '
and his orchestra. .' course -"
by Milo Jones t
Dancing from 2100 to 0100. T K n yp wiw. Reason for the delay is that
The Three Caballeros will be iJ,. ,y ;:;- turning the lake into a fisherman's
ti) back again Sunday to render paradise will not be completed un- <
their popular tunes for your listening til 1951. While the lake has been
pleasure Sunday.. Music thoroughly cleaned and fertilized, '
'While you dine and relax, from I and will shortly be te-stocked with ,
1730 to 42130. bass and bream, the young fish .'
The next general assembly will not be grown to full size until '1
meeting will be held Monday, I next summer.
June 26, at 2000. All Chief Petty ',
Officers stationed here at NAS KKI'LAMATIO.V: the lake :'

are eligible and urged to attend.x .-,0'AKk'rdc '' 11 was started last January with
"Operation Bullrushes," and has
progressed steadily ever since. This )
Navy Withdraws I week it was "Operation Sucker,"
when the efforts of the Malaria
i&I and Mosquito Control Unit, were
Forces From Tiny : turned against the suckers and J

,,. shiners. which predominated over
the bass and bieam. :
.. Island
Midway By treating the lake with about
I 200 pounds of chemicals, the fish
Jlj- Armed Force Press :Senlw SUCKER"-The crew of the Malaria and Mosquito Control Unit display a few population was driven to the surface .:
specimans of their haul from Casa Linda Lake during the Unit's latest project to remove undesirables They were expertly skim- i

To many people Captain Brooks' from the lake to improve fishing:, Looking: on, left to right, are, Lcdr. M. John Hirst, oft rer-In- med off in nets! by the crew of '
1S59 discovery In the Pacific of charge of the unit; George Inman, Game and Fresh! Water commission, Tallahassee; Claude Smith, the Control Unit. ,
two Island surrounded by coral Mate legislative member from Duval county; Max Aken, wildlife officer, Duval county, and Miller According to piscine lore, no '
didn't mean too much. But in the V. Joiner, game commissioner of the second district. pond will i provide good fishing 1 un- I
. .., 10 these islands been -
past years tit H is free or unaesiraoies.IMK '
-- --- - -- 4
... me the focal point of the War 11 makes them undesirable depends j
Elliott
in the Pacific. For Brooks Islands Lcdr. I
on the viewpoint. If you are a fish, 4
were later Ilamed- The 1942 Battle of Midway Takes Reins ent eating. A pond full of suckers
.
strengthened our confidence in our is like a free lunch counter to a J
Armed Forces when Navy and bass
Marine Corps defenders soundly *
trounced the Japanese in their I Of VF174In HUT BASS, bream and trout
attempts to capture the key to How close can you get? wave-off sent Crowl skyward stuffed to the gills with suckers]
a brief ceremony aboard the and Nash, who would have been '
Hawaii. Ensign Arthur E Nash, and shiners are not much attracted 3
USS Coral Sea, while underwayout 15,000.:: close behind to
used came
Midway formerly was by to the fisherman's bait. Hence
of VF-172 has the 1
Pan American Airways as a stop- of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on pilot an- come in for the 14,999th deck "Operations Sucker." ..
off point for trans-Pacific clip- May 25, the helm of Fighter swer to that. landing. The reclamation of Casa Linda

perg. Their first use was in the Squadron 174 changed hands with During recent exercises aboard A few minutes later, the two Lake has rated the attention offish 1
lf>0's when commercial ships took I Lcdr. Ralph E. Elliott, relieving the USS Coral Sea, the fighter were aloft again, with Nash still and game officials throughout
on coal there. Then, again because Comdr. John Curtis Kelly, as skip- pilot came within one landing having a chance at No. 15,000, Florida. Many have visited the
of their position, the islands per of the squadron. either way of making a tra- but Ensign Crowl came in to station to inspect the project.
turned into a cable-relay Commander Kelly icrt the ship ditional "thousandth" landing on make his landing first to be- Since so much natural fishing is
After serving well the WPlt'I I after the change of command and I the catrier. come the ] ,OOOth, while Nash available In the state, few artificial
parade of military and returned to Jacksonville and took He and Ensign Otho Crowl, had to come down and be satis- ponds are built.
cupants, the Navy has turned I over his present assignment as also of VF-172, were the only fied with the 15,001:: set-down on Casa Linda has meant some
Midway back to the gooney birds. I j commander of Carrier Air Group 1. pilots In the landing pattern as the Coral Sea, and miss out on thing of an experience to the
Even Pan American Is pulling out. I I The new CO of VF-174 was appointed the 15,000th landing loomed all the traditional to-do which keepers of the game pieserves.
cadet in 1941
aviation
an near. Crowl was coming in for usually honors the pilot on such They have been both pleased and
7- : 1}while he was attending the University the 14,999th landing, but a occasions, touched bv this further evidenceof
of Illinois. Completing his
E 1iJ8i' : I
the Navy's concern with the
I flight training, Lcdr. Elliott served I .
- -- conservation of its resources.Fiend'
.. - Christ!, Texas, until he wa* assigned
to VC-27 in 1P43. I '
I Tough SleddingIs
\ While serving with VC-27, Lcdr. I Monopolizes WeeklyJax

Elliott was credited with downingnine i
j Japanese planes while participating Foreseen For

in the invasions of Palau, I II
Leyte, Mindanao and Lingayen.He I Air News Quiz Contest
-1 1f I was coach of last year's Naval I Veteran GradsIt's
Air Station basketball team.
1N the Lcdr. Elliott --- -.-
Following war I gettingrough1 It's getting monotonousthis --
'served as executive officer of VBF That's the gist of a recent Labor I weekly ritual of announcing is shown on the right with his
11 and then was selected to attend Department survey which revealed new crown. created on the spot
the postgraduate school at George that over one-and-a-half Leroy McDanielas f for him by the staff of the Jax:

f I I i,Washington University I Law million persons hit a narrowing the Jax Air News Sports I Air News.

'I I School, graduating with an LLB postwar job market every year. Quiz contest winner. I Right now we're looking for

'degree in 1949. He is a member of About one-third of this year'sjob McDaniel a member of the a "toughy" to stump him Butif
both the and Washington, I he time, he'll
Virginia seekers own college degreesbut X-4 division where he holds gets enough get
D. C., Bar Association. the day is past when this I down I the answer or go down trying.
Lcdr. Elliott reported to Jacksonville : meant a pass-key to employment.Half contest a job last as week yeoman for, the won second the- _o_., __._. ____

in June 1949 and prior to of these college men are straight time anc. the third '
I taking over as skipper of VF-174, veterans time since the quiz was inau- ae
was executive officer of two other The standard BA degree is not gurated.

I fighter squadrons, VF-132 and what it used to be. Business and By his own admission "a

VF-173.: the professions can pick up and baseball fiend". McDaniel has
choose and they want men with
forth
come with a correct ans-
3 Middies Attached master's and doctor: degrees. wer to every question but one
Hut even tlto**> armed with
since the contest has started.
To VA-175 /graduate degree. and job experience Baseball is not only his only
Upped find the outlook.. not too favorite sport;- he' loves and
roe". follows them all. \
'
To Rank Of EnsignVA175 A recent Government breakdownof
.... \hite-collaF field revealed A native of Chattanooga.
:: has increased its officer I that law engineering, chemistry : Tenn., the 22-year old lad won
complement with the addition of and personnel work will have more : scores of letters for athletic par- ,3s
three new Ensigns. The men have I job seekers than vacancies Medicine ticipation at Howard High in
all been attached to the squadronas and dentistry are the his home town. At present he
exceptions
in I holds down outfield berthon
an
Midshipmen and took part
but here the competition for
their recent cruise to the Carib- I the NAS Tigers nine.
admission medical and dental
bean. ,.
i
schools is "very keen
The newly commissioned En- Quick On The! DrawHis !
I It's the name story in other
signs are: Kenneth L. Templeton. fields. The best advice\ culled from
[
I Ii.i greatest sports thrill (
Alexander and Albert I
Robert H. ,
r Government, educational and Industrial '
came in right here at NAS Jax ,
H. Giles. sources is specialize! The when he .
intercepted a and I ,
'I pass
Raymond H Foster, another I' few jobs available tye,/ going to the I ran for a touchdown to help !
will receive his Ensign
I ; Midshipman, I
best qualified men. (AFPS). I the Tigers defeat Albany State
boards In July, to become the |I
college of Georgia last year i' .h
fourth newly commissioned Ensign I
Live Near Smokestack? McDaniel really smiles when I
attached to the squadron. ,y
II's' Best Place To Hide that occasion is mentioned. ,
All four of the newly commis- aie sew a
sioned or soon to be commissioned During A-Bomb Attack McDaniel follows all sports I Leroy McDaniel, TN
closely and is "fiend" fig- .
officers received their pre- | a on j -,
flight training at Pensacola and ,I !Mobile, Ala. (AFPS)-The safest ures and historical data. He's '
advance training at Corpus Chnsti. place to hide in the event of a hard man to stump when it Crew's Dance Set
I IBy an atomic attack may be in,a' tall comes to sports controversy.I'
virtue of a Navy scholarshiph I smokestack, according to Col. El- In fact he is so quick on the For Next ThursdayAn '
all four attended various collets bert DeCoursey. consultant to the draw that the Jax Air News ': '
AFPS'AIIANDON or universities two years before I tomic Energy Commission. staff officially crowned him | filing of dancing pleasure ':
SIIIP"-Anel every entering flight training. Colonel DeCoursey, a memberof "NAS Dean of Sports" in cere- hail ln canted for enlisted
, man for himself. And who the commission which studied mony last week, feeling maybe men of NAS at fire "crew -'t y ydancen'

.-. wouldn't abandon hip for First Marine; "I'm forgetting the effects of the A-bomblng of he might lay off for ,a couple next Thursday, June 1,9'I
. Pert Laura Hartlftt, the gal women." Nagasaki and Hiroshima in World of weeks'and give other read- at Malnsl Auditorium .
selected by a New York Squadron Second Marine: "Me too I'm War IT, aid in a recent speech ers a chance to win the base Duntlng will get underway &1 i b
of PT veterans an the "Girl for getting some as soon IUI J'OI'- here that very few !smokestackswere ball tickets given away weekly. 2000, with music furnished by
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I 6 Hits In Inning Baseballers Drop


And No Score? ..

First City Fray..
For the third time since the
contest was inaugurated and
for the second straight week, Jax-Navy's diamondeers won two out of three tilts over

H came leroy forth McDaniel with, the TN,first of cor-X-4 the past week, losing their first City League encounter to .

rect answer to the Sports Quiz Terminal, 6-2, after posting wins over Arco Club, 11-5 ; and '
question of the week. Wesconnett,5-1.

McDaniel provided the cor- I
rect answer to last week's This evening and tomorrow, tripled for Navy's"other hit.
With Chet Paschanj Q query: "Who was the only Chatham Air Force invades the Seven-hit hurling by Webb and
catcher ever to appear in over station for a pair of tilts on Ma- the heavy bat of Dick Clark
100 games in one season and son Field, both beginning at 1600( sparked Jax-Navy to a 11-5 triumph

1 We had a chat with Lt. (jg) Dick Garver, who i iS now come out with a fielding: av- Saturday the local club goes to over the visiting Arco Club
erage of .1000?" The answer is Green Cove.: The NAS nine takesto from Brunswick Ga., last Sundayon
1 serving as NAS Physical Training and Recreation Officer, Buddy Rosar with the Philadel- the road Monday and Tuesday Mason Field.
,
and got around to inquiring about the coming football phia Athletics in 1946, in .117 for a two-game series with the Webb held the visitors to only
games. Atlanta General Depot: at the three hits in the first seven innings I
season. This week's question is one Georgia city. of play but let up in the -

When asked who was in line for the head-pilot position that Can' cause plenty of controversy Tommy Pnestman, who was eighth and ninth to allow Arcoto
,,. but it's a good bar- second string backstop for Lake score five runs on four hits. He
of the 1930: Jax-Navy eleven, Garver answered in two words"I
racks room parley maker. Forest of Illinois for two seasons fanned 12 batsmen.A .
am." He stated that Comdr. Porter Bedell, NAS Executive Here's the question: recently joined the Jax- base on balls, two sacrificesand
Officer, had appointed him head man of this year's "How Is it possible to score Navy team. lIe is still waiting fora a single by Richard Henry
squad some time ago. six hits In one inning and not starting assignment from coach gave the locals a first score in the
score a run?" McCaffrey. second frame. NAS tallied two
As far as we are concerned, Garver comes well-iecom- Send your answers to the Jax Howard Parsons' 3-hit pitchingand more times in the third, five runs
mended for the job. He has played football at Fresno Statein Air News Office, room 125, a big sixth inning at the in the fourth two in the sixth and
main administration another in the seventh. Clark collected
California St. Mary's Pre-Flight and Oceana, besides having building or plate gave the Terminal nine a
phone extension 8184 or 216. 6-2 triumph over the locals on three singles in five trips
coached the 1918 Air Group One gridiron eleven. First correct answer gets two the Glen Myra diamond in Jack- I,to drive in three runs.Weseonnett .
free tickets to a JacksonvilleTars sonville. The win gave Parsonsa Falls -
[ Barksdale May Assist home fray. I 6-0 season record. A four-run splurge in the first

1 As for assistant coaches, Garver hasn't said anything I Becker Suffers Loss ,Inning when Webb and Manning
'definite. However, we can mention a few able veterans who Bob Becker handled most of singled in succession, Clark walked .
Free Golf LessonsTo and Churchill
the mound chores for JaxNavyand garnered a safety,
could fill the coaching staff billets properly. held the railroaders to only gave Jax-Navy a 5-1 victory over
Navy JuniorsFree seven safeties, one a home run Wesconnett of the North Florida
Barksdale known for his sportsmanship, success -
Lt Dave I by Tom Burney which accounted League last Saturday.
on the gridiron and his ability to handle men, could do golfing lessons to Navy : for two runs in the second frame. While Becker held |the visiting
a good job on either the line or the backfield. Barksdale, dependents between the ages of Jake Duvall took over for Navyin nine to only seven safeties over the
'., local fans may remember, played center for Jax-Navy a 10 and 18 will begin next Wed- the seventh and tossed sterl- full route, Navy batters taggedVesconnett's .
nesday at the NAS goh' course, ing relief ball to hold the Terminal \ Vibilon Watson for
'J number of recent years. pro Jack Harvey revealed. I men hitless the remainder 11 hits. p

Walter Shinn, at present a commercial pilot with Eas- Open to all' Navy dependentsin 'of the tilt. Becker gave up the Navy's last run came in the
in the
only base on balls fray.
the the second when Becker and
of qualified age category, inning
:.; tern Air Lines and formerly a University Pennsylvania lessons which begin at 0330 next The railroaders tagged Beckerfor Webb singled and Webb scored on
star, could give plenty of pointers to the linemen. Shinn is Wednesday will be held every four safeties and scored four an error. Wesconnett tallied its
a NAFvTU :"Week-end Warrior" and helped coach last season. Wednesday and Friday morningat runs in the sixth to ice the game. lone run in the sixth frame.
the same time for three weeks Two errors and a timely doubleby Webb paced the locals at the
|I. Hamberg Not Available The lessons are in preparation Gushanas, his second of the plate by garnering four hits in
for the big junior links tourney I game accounted for JaxNavy'stwo as trips.Batting .
.:. ''C.1pt. Ben Griffin, of the Marine Corps Reserve, has held I slated here in August. I runs in the seventh. Webb many--------
the NAS eleven for the past .- -- -- ---
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;. Several seasons, and we know a lot of players and fans who and pitching records:

would like to see him make the staff again this season. Williams Cops 2nd Straight after 45 frays U: An n it Itna AvR.
rlarthlll .. .SO 110 Jt! ::13 20 .:100
Comdr. Fred Borries, who was named All-American (:I..rk ......:It UI U :14 19 ,281
(:vnhsnis .,27 1If! It U 1:1: ..270I4vlnSato.
[while playing halfback for the Naval Academy in 1931, is ..n 43 1 11 5 .%Iot
HAS Tennis Grown Webb ..,29 91 n IS 5 I ,233Lope.
Officer of Singles
now aboard the station serving as Commanding . ...18 U 15 11 S ..245Ma.n1.5
tVP-5. It may have been 15 years ago that "Buz' Borries I '".,4$ 166 SII S9 18 ..233lterker
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.n 19 13 18 S .UII
made All-American, but football is a hard game to forget -- MrSparl. .. .1' Sl 1 5 S .1.1
Utilizing his fast serve, Chalmers bounded back to snatch 1>>...11. ...IS 3. S 5 ,.157Drury
after it has been "drilled" into you. the second 6-2, but lost out when ......381111 Jt 11 J. .111
Owen Williams staged a come- (:aatl. ...... 6 It I I .US
One able footballer who has been seen roaming the Air All- Roe wore him down and took the ,",Sti.io. ..... II n S I I ..08lle.der.o. '
former
back to defeat deciding setto, 6-2. .. 7 Z' 1 1 .IM
Station premises of late is Lt. (jg) Hal Hamberg. The former Navy runner-up George Roe In a re-scheduled quarterfinalsduel

Naval Academy great, however, is on training exercises in in a finals match of the station last week, Chalmers scoreda PITCH IN O BhCORDSIP ;
!lArgencia. Besides, if what we heard is true, he may be on tennis singles tournament victory over Bill Elliott by tak- n..U ... 705154 ii n nn 73 RO S' w 4 i.* ivt..67
staff this fall. Hamberg is attached ing two successive matches. Chal Sleeker ...,10 77 38 IS 52 1 JMW
coaching
the Naval Academy to successfully defend mers' forceful forehand drive's ..a.....tf .. 90 97 77 23 77 4 6 .400
to VP-3. his title as NAS singles set Elliott back on his heels. Webb .. ,101 W 88 61 78 i 8 .383:

I. Kinnear Goes to FSU chamnion.
f The able netman, a member of
I George "Crazy Legs" Kinnear, who played with the the local NARTU, first capturedthe

,', Jax-Navy gridiron juggernaut in 1918 and 1949, will attend NAS title in 1949. He was
Florida State University this fall with intentions of making runner-up for the station crownin a x )t4F

':: the Seminole eleven. Kinnear, who weighs over 190 pounds Steady 1948. play, gained by much experience
'1 and towers above the six-foot mark, has played at fullback on the court, gave Roe a
for a great number of years. He was an All-Conference back 6-3 victory in the first set of the 1St

for Brooksville, Fla., when he attended high school there finals duel against Williams, but l
the younger lad came back to take
several years ago.number the next two sets and annex: the

A of last year's squad who are still at NAS include laurels. Roe Battles Hard

' t "Big Jim" Grass, Gordon Kent, Chuck Moore, Jack Williams took a 4.1 lead in the ) .
Duncan, Joe Sinko, :Marvin Weldon, Bill Molonoskie, Ray second set only to have Roe put S

Hinkle, Joe Henderson, Chet Kimball, John Penyak, John on a surge and move Into and the ,
served
5-4. Roe '
Coxon, Buck Dominy, Ed Kmeic, Jim Patterson, Ted Daum, forefront Williams broke it to even the f:
Wilbur Sweat, Chuck Rhoades and Don McNeil. Dom Savino count 5-5. Williams took a 6-5 J.",. 1Yy

and Bill Hulsey were recently transferred. advantage by winning his serve f' .frl'' 'r rui
then broke Roe's serve again to ,
-I'\ Neat Mound Strategy win 7-5 and even the match at a FS

baseball coach Frank McCaffrey doesn't believe set apiece. .
Evidently
The defending! champ opened up
in letting a righthand pitcher throw to left hand batters in the third set to take a 5-0 ad-
G when its the ninth inning of a tie ball game. vantage only to have Roe once x
again rally and take three straight
In a recent tilt with Chatham Field, the score was 6-G games. However, William's strong
In the bottom of the ninth and the Air Force men were serving gave him a 6-3 victory and
for the second
the station crown
at bat. Jake Duvall had scattered six hits over eight innings consecutive year.Chalmera .

for the locals, but two free passes and a single loaded the ) Upset VictimIn
bases in the eventful ninth. Two lefthand batters were slated the semi-finala, Williams disposed
of Len Curtiss 6-3, 6-4 as
to bat next for the Airmen, so McCaffrey called portsiderJoe forehand
Gushanas in from the outfield where he has been seeinga I he shots followed into the his net strong and put way

lot of action. Duvall went to the outer-garden. After Gus Curtlas' defensive returns with little
.. hanas had retired the two lefties on a fielders choice and a trouble. .."" __. .__._. n _.__ _. _.. _. u__ w

pop fly to end the inning, Duvall came back to the mound and finals Roe by worked scoring his an way upset into over the DOUBLES CIIAl\IfIONS-Chulie Tibbet,.left, and Kay Hale
finished the game which went eleven innings before the locals second-seeded Chalmers in the give each other a big victory smile after capturing the station
exploded for seven runs to win. Gushanas hurled the next day semi-finals. Roe, fourth-seeded Table Tennis doubles crown recently The two ping-pongers
himself, took the first set 8-0. downed Pete Olcynich and Bob Becker in the finals.
8-4.
and :won,
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Golfers For Team To Berths Battle Hospital Combine Setting ;




', Hot Pace In Softball Play {
'. In Play Next Week J

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The fight to win erths> on the Hospital's undefeated intra-mural softball combine registered 1
four-man Links squad that will three more wins last week to run its skein to 10 victories to continuA !
represent NAS Jax in the district to pace 'the National loop race while Ordnance and Gunnery's 8-1 :
4 meet scheduled at Pensacola in slate through last week's action is tops in the American circuit. i
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July will get under way Monday, me "Medics" registered a 10-1
it was announced this week. were played in the National League i
victory over Supply in their first
This special" tourney to 'decide ft' second-round contest last Thurs- last Thursday with VF-13's !
the four-man squad will start at 1 day after scoring successive wins 4-3 triumph over the once powerful
Chief
Petty Officers one of the
1300 Monday, will continue at over Security 8-4 and VP8:> -:>, closest recorded. The -.
1300 Tuesday and 0900 Wednes- earlier in the week. games same
i : :.. ........ :;,.,::: SS.av '. The O & G American league day, Security dumped VF-12 16-6 i
day.All '" :k'T ., and the First Lieutenant nine
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linksmen attached to NAS ;: :: +: y ", nine will play its first second half squeezed out a 14-13 win over

are eligible to compete in the '. cx encounter against FASron Six this VP-5 to go into a tie with VF-13
meet. Golfers with the four lowest afternoon. for fourth place in the National
scores will be selected as the .w. ,,' Running behind Hospital in the loop. NARTU trounced Photo Lab
... National division is the
NAS team.Winners. ,. Securitynine
1" 25-1 in the other league game.In .
with a 8-2 record while NAR-
at the district meet .
: other tilts played in the first
: TU is third with six wins and
will in the finals .
compete All-Navy : round early last week, VP-5 downed
be held at Pensacola three losses. Overhaul and Repair
to the Chief Petty Officers, 6-2;
remained tied with Fleet Air
early in August. Wing VF-13 tripped VF-12, 14-8; First
11 for second in the American
place -
-x- Lt. dropped CPO's, 7and; First
loop, each boasting 7-2 slates
Lieutenant nine triumphed over
Inlra-Fvlural Softball after the first round of play was
Photo Lab, 29-4.
completed. O & R plays VP-3 today I
Schedule AnnouncedOne while FAW-11 meets FASron The standings of all teams in
109, now in fourth place next both leagues are listed on page
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National and three American Tuesday afternoon. eight.

League Intra-mural softball games Four other second half games
are scheduled for this afternoonat !fT"f"'_ T-.x.1' 'r:. 'It.'t."i!
1500 with Hospital's tiff with INTRA MUKAL ACTION-
NARTU, the only National loop Richard Clauss, Photo Lab's Q' ''l'lo

encounter, receiving top billing. catcher, leaps high to take an i \O Jx g- --
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Next Tuesday, three American infield throw to put out NAR- r.
loop tilts will be played. The sec- TU's Manuel Gonzales at the I r.

ond round, Physical Training of- plate, top photo. Bottom photo, *?i4 J ':'- 'CHPs,
ficials in charge of the tourney in action from the same intra- .

announced, will be run somewhat mural fray, Gene Horton of .-:.-:..-:...l'.. ...-".'....t\'J'... ''-''.' ::-..'''-'. -.-. -. it
different than the first. No par- NARTU is tagged out by Art
ticular will Duchaine of Photo Lab in an A 72 low
league play on any par gave Tony Grego
., net day. attempted stolen base. NAR- medalist honors in the Station
t TU won the tilt, 25-1.
THURSDAY. JUNE 22 Championship Golf Meet when he
Hospital! ,'s. NARTU Field SPORTS SHORTS .- took a play-off match from Bill
No. 6. <. : Baker, who scored a 79, last week.
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George Mikan scored 1698 points The two golfers registered 74's in
O & R's. Vr-S Diamond
during the 1948-49 basketball sea- the qualifying round.
No. 2. son for a game average of 28.3. > '" s 5 .
O & G FASron Six Fiekl total of 532
; vs. tie scored a record
In the close Fourth Flight match
No. 3. foul throws and 583 field goals. between Bob Harklns and Bob
FASron 109 vs. VF-171-Field Mikan for the Min-
was pivot man 1
54 Luckle in the NAS meet last week,
No. 4. neapolis Lakers that season. He is
Harkin birdied the 18th to
TUESDAY, JUNE 27 known "Mr. Basketball." square
now as
the duel and then went on to win
Fleet Air Wing 11 \s, FASron ,'
1 ,5 oa the 21st hole.
109-Field No. 2. Bronko Nagurski when a pro'
SPlaying *
O & G's.. VP-3 Diamond football player, could only play
No. 4.FASron. 11 games a season. He wrestled on a strange course' ,
Six vs. O & K-Fkld about 125 matches a year to keepin Bill Haas and Barry Helfensteintwo
No. 5. shape and fatten his bank roll. promising young golfers at
. NAS, failed to grab any honors in
the Florida State Junior Tourna-
t : ment last week. Haas scored 89-
Fight For Coveted Station ,4S 81-81-85, while Helfenstein banged

out 93-89-91 and 85 on the Coral
'(, Gables, Fla., course.

Golf Crown Gets Underway :: Much improvement* has been

.J noted in the rank of lady golferson
: : ,<;,> the local course of late. Shirley
Twenty-seven matches were played in the first round of the Zeigler has been scoring 'round
Station Championship golf tournament now underway here at the 45; Elaine Hillis and Louise Ging
NAS links. rich are standing by for a handi-

In the Championship Flight, Tony Grego, defending champion, Varsity Softballers Pick Up Steam cap cut and Alexis DeLaMater hada
took a short; 5 and 4 battle from Glen Barnes while Wright North I pair of 50's last week-good for
von over John Kuklinski by the same count. a 28-handicap-holder.
*

Four other matches were playedin i Weiss defeated John Lloyd, 3 and In Second Half Title ChaseThe I A BIT OF ETIQUETTEAnother -
the Championship Flight with 2; Bill Brown won over Bill Brock- City time when it is considered
Bob Thiel dumping Bill Baker 4 haus, 3 and 2; and Bruce Weber I good manners to let other golfers
and 2; Bob Taylor defeating Char- took a 4 and 3 match from Bill pass through and ahead of you
les Drumright 1-up; Bill Foulk Shoalts. is when a ball has been lost and
Softball
.. NAS Varsity control the ball in the
lost of
winning over Dave Henderson 3 I Al Skinner
Only one duel versus you are attempting to find it. A
and 1; and Leo Marchel topping Red Wade was postponed in the nine moved into third place in second frame As a result, the few hand signals should be offered,
Chet Briggs, 2 and 1. Two postponed Third Flight while seven matches the second half of City Lea- Cecil Field combo drew five free and if those following you wish to
and collected two hits to
matches which were slated were completed. Tom Hillis moved gue play by defeating Cecil passes six do so, they can pass through. How t
to be played off early this week into the quarter-finals by defeat- Field 7-6 at LackawannaPark score runs.Bucherich ever, do not being play again until
I '.. were Bill McWilliams versus Guido i ing Jack Brides one-up; Gene relieved Cummingsand they are out of hitting rangex
, Ruscctta and Andy Conner versus Peltier topped Chuck Dittmar, 4 last week. The NAS allowed only one single the -
Stu Reed. I and 3; Charlie Miller won over team's second half record is remainder of the game. A trio of

First Flight Formed Guy Stahr, 4 and 3; and John Sullivan three wins and two losses. singles four walks and an error
Tournament officials announcedthat defeated Chuck Webb, 2 and gave the NAS combo five runs Tars At Home
The locals were slated to meet the first inning.
I.I in
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the eight losers in the first
round of play in the Championship Gerald Busbee won over Gene the O&R Civilians last night and Stewart reached first on a walkin
the Sar- For 4
will take on powerful
Flight will make up the First Brooks, 6 and 5; Joe Bledsoe top- gent Seat Cover nine Friday evening the fourth frame and scoredon DaysManager
Flight and continue play in the I ped Admiral Montgomery, 2 and at 2000 on the Lickawanna Smelley's ground ball to sec-
tournament.First 1; and Dick Snyder defeated Ed Park field. Next Wednesday they ond base to knot the score 6-6. Hal Gruber's injury-

Flight matches palled for Foster, 2 and 1. play Happy's Sport Center, sec- Win On Error riddled Tars clash with the 1
this week were Barnes versus Match Goes 21 Holes ond half leader.Cummings The score remained tied until Charleston Rebels tonight in tho .1
,,, Drumright, Henderson against Bob Harkins and Bob Luckie the sixth inning when NAS first- finale of a four-game series be- "
l Briggs, Kuklmski against winner recorded the longest match in the Loses Control sacker Horton drew a walk, wentto fore taking on the Augusta Tigers
of McWm:'& 1.-Ruscetta duel, and first round of play, going 21 holes The lineup, which has under- second on a ground ball to the who pull into town Friday
i Baker versus winner of the Con- before the former took the Fourth gone a few recent changes, now pitcher, made third when Tibbct night.Tonight's: ..,
ner-Reed match. Flight duel, one-up. stands as follows: Jack Smelley, I singled, and scored on an error fray with Charleston -
Sam Horton had to go 19 holesto Three more close matches In the catcher; Gene Horton, first base; I by Cecil Field shortstop Bill as all other night games at
take a one-up decision from Fourth division saw "Doc" Lyons Frank Stewart,' second base; Dick Gladieux. The game was called the Myrtle avenue ball park, gets
Buzz Borrie in the Second Flight win over Bill Nagel 2 and 1; Steve Bradley, short stop; Charlie Tib- after six innings.The under way at 2015.
opening round while Andy Lcbchak Noga defeated Bill Toothaker, 2 bet, third base; George Tirpak, powerful Peerless Woolen The Tars engage the Augusta
t established himself as a favoriteby and 1; and Sy Sicard downed Bob left field; Frank Girardeau cen- Mills from Rossville, Ga., handedthe Tigers in a four-game set beginning
defeating Charlie Turner one- Mix, 2 and 1. ter field; and Chuck Boyer, right locals a 10-2 setback in an Friday night, with the pos
up on the 18th hole. In other Fourth Flight matches, field. exhibition encounter last Satur- sibility that the series may be ex-
\ Close Match Charlie Robertson took a 3 and Russ Cummings started on the day evening. tended to include a double header
The George Chalmers versus 2 duel from Porter Bedell, Bill mound for NAS against the Ce- Peerless batters tagged Buche- or two to make up for several
Earl Reed and Frank Lusk versus : Powers sank Charlie Babbitt, 3 cil Field nine last week and after rich for 14 safeties in the tilt to earlier postponed frays between, ;
i Dick Middleton matches were post- and 2; Chuck Schoder defeated putting the batters down one, score three times in the third, the two clubs. .j
poned. In four other Second Flight Jack O'Donnell :3 and 1; and Mike two, three, in the first inning, he twice in the fifth, four times in Transportation to and from the "
r matches last week, Steve Cornel- George won over Fred McClurg) re-opened a cut on the index finger the sixth and once in the final ball park is available at loading
iussen downed Joe Hill, 2 and 1; Al 6 and 5. of his throwing hand and seventh frame. points in downtown Jacksonville.




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SERVICE 'l Easy On The Go Handle,

NEWS

On The Binders -
From Here & There Chomp


.,' Rename AF Base n The squirt job had it made F
l' as the man from Mars chomped t. .
VMorUlle\ California (\.S-
the binders.
George Air Force Base is the new on
Sound odd r You ain't heard
name of the Victorville AF Base,
,,' yet. How about: .
near here.
; : 1 and there 1 wax fat
'. The Continental Air Command and flute happy at about 30,000
installation was renamed in hon- thanks to niuocle: 8tret..he. and
or of Brig. Gen. Harold H. George the mice?"
who was killed in an aircraft accident Now you're getting an Inkling\ kcJ.t/,
t in the South Pacific on that this jabber in connected
April 30 1942. t with jets It I I" It's the new '
k; )lingo being Incorporated Into "Flute Happy" 4. "

Test Fire Kxtinjjiusher: li', the\ language of mankind by which are lIot.1U8'J.J .
Fort lteh'oir, Va. (API'S) Afire the jet jockeys (pilots of jet .\ <; M'UKTCIIKK A
extinguisher that can be plane). boost system which augments 'a
thrown away aftE'rlSE' like an The boys: Mho vOiU about the pilot's effort to move elevator
empty beer can is being tested by skies In their jets have developed on Home planes '" .
the Army Engineer Research and their own jaragon. I MICK-Tailpipe Inserts which
Development Laboratories hereIt Learn a few pliarse' and give facilitate adjustment of nozzle
is a light metal can with valve jour friends a workout. Here area amt| thus permit maximum
.. _..._._
few of the choice l
I head, and breakable] disk release --- --------- are a more thrust
;' weighing only a pound. | CHOOSES HIS GIFT_"Fine, I'll take It", exclaims word and phrase: I GO HANW.K: Jet engine'
Boatswain Edwin; Tillman, patient at the Naval Hospital, SQUIRT JOH,-Jet plane I throttle controls.
Sped Up Reserve TrainingGreat purchases a string of pearls shown him by clerk Virginia \ .i E HAH IT MADK-Any completely I MTTI.K: JOE OK GANO
at the Navy Exchange The jewelry counter at the Navy successful operation| IHtAIN-OVt'rlf fuel drain
Lakes 111. API'S The
( : )
features a fine selection of ear rings, necklaces, pins, Mi('h as a landing, take-off, tar. which, on the F-84E, Is looted
Naval Reserve .
recruit training rings, bracelets and other fine gifts, all at very reasonable get run, ..h'% In short, ". vt"rv.'I ; near the ejector end of the tall
program at the Naval Training i ____ _ __n ._ ; thing's/ Okay:" section I .
Center here has been 01
stepped up :MAN FROM 1 MARS-Jet pll- I'IN HALL MACIIINK-Reference .
in order to indoctrinate 12,000 recruits CLASSIFIED TRICKY QUICKY ot with full "
1 flight equipment: to liiMtriiment panel with
this summer. The civilian ANSWER helmet, I parachute and one-man j all of Its Instrument, dials,
sailors go through two weeks'training BULLETINFOR There were 4 h6lik..is dinghy, Mae West, oxygen flight Indicator, flashing lights,
which closely parallels the ples and two boxes of ( e+ mask, ball-out bottle. goggle* '
course given to Regular Navy re- RENT and flying suit etc.PANTS nUCT-Wht'rt' air-In

cruits. Small apartment Suitable for I CHOMP: OX Tilt HINDKKS: ducts meet to pas air Into the
)lady or couple. Pho. 2-6480. Machinists Apply brake. compressor section of the t"n-
President Sees hmt"uversQuantl.o FAT Same an "Had It gtne.RAILROADING.
1 Bedroom furn. house, $35.00 mo.
Va. (AFI'S) -- President Holds Made." i Iiiudvert _.,
Z. S. Dukes 5131' 101 Street.
Truman and other high-tank Pho. 27970. I FUJTK 11\ I'PV "Control ant shuttling between normal '
ing military and naval officials Local 1630 International stick happy," or when the pilot I I and emergency fuel lilY"t..II'4.
witnessed' a demonstration of troop 2 Bedroom unfurn. house. $30.00mo. | elation of Machinists \ doe everything that'll In the" I II HOT StA1'-J'lIot': ejection"
Z. S. Dukes 5131 I0l Street. ,
landings by helicopter during a I I their guests frolicked at a beflk.... well an many things seat
visit here In other demonstrations Pho. 27970. I .
recently. held at Rubin's
CUe camp
..._ .. _
I the President saw Marines 5 Room Bungalow furnished. $80 Jose boulevard last I yr", 'a\w 'V .W e'>F:e I.W; ,,wlR3';ems ., ;,,::..'tl.i.: "''' $' 'H"
capture an "enemy" beach mo., 3655 Pine Ave. ( A of
studded with pillboxes 2 Room furnished cottages. Haley recreation complete, including program free ;
Call Goes Out For Local Swnmiers
Trailer Court. Pho. 23553. rides, high-lighted the ;
FAW 11 Will share home with couple 15 ing. I .
minutes from base. Phone 2-
Comdr. Wm. E. Kenna.

LIMELIGHTNative 9719. I and Mrs. Neil Harkelroad NAS Named Host For 6th ND MeetConfirming
; 5 room house, garage attached. and Mrs. Harry Burns I
5048 Park Street, Pho. 2-5874. ored guests at the
Jaxon 16 room house furnished, 3 bedrooms --_. ---------affair.
915 Talbot Street, Pho. a report that NAS Jacksonville will be host for the 1f'

2-5874, Skeetmen Naval District Swimming Meet to be held the week of August r

Gets Home Duty I I Furnished apartment. Mrs. G. L. : Lt. Dick Carver physical training officer, issued a call for swim
Loggms, 2056 Dellwood Ave., Lordship for the Jax Navy tank squad.

After 13 YearsJohn Phone 7-7959. I While the Air Station failed to
2 Bedroom house. $475 equity. I Combining forces alU"'I'I any strength in the mermen event
M Thomas AKC of Fleet R C. Walker, 4734 Kingsbury I Jacksonville Gun Club last year in 1948 three Workouts will be held daily on
Ave.. Phone 86800. of Jax-Navy's best weekends from 1030 until 1130.:
.lads went to the All-Navy
Air Wing 11 a native of Jacksonville '
: 1 furnished log cabin. $50 mo. 3 began firing for the I and copped a number of Just how powerful the Jax-Navy
who joined the Navy in 1937
'I Telegraphic Skeet trophy tank will be almostentirely
had always hoped for duty "at ,: bedroom unfurnished. $65 mo. I squad depends:
week-end at the
4 house unfurn. $30 the personnel interested *
room mo. Frank McCaffrey Carver an upon
home" and he finally has it now, 'I
13 later. I Anderson Rd., Blandini Blvd., range. has been appointed as in swimming and diving .
After years his training and a'tour of Wesconnett, Jacksonville. Ph. The shoot is a national of the 1950 Jax-Navy team who answer the call for team
duty at the Naval Academy, 81147. and over 30 teams are i I all interested personnel are candidates.
and double in Wayne Eddmgton. Walt --------
aboard the station ship USS Reina Single rooms pvt. to attend an organ iza-
home Mrs. B. 1447 Av- ler Francis Ellis Bill !
Mercedes Thomas found himself Schultz. I meeting at the Physical Chow Hounds
ondale Ave., Phone 25930. and Ken Pendergras made
Office next Monday, June 26, Boston (AFPSWhen the city
Furnished Mr. Jacobs No. 1 team which
apartment. posted a 1300. celebration
of Boston decides on a -
Stiles. Oarnge Park. Ph. 500 score. I McCaffrey, who 'is also coaching they really do it up right.
2661. The second squad {' baseball team, will be unable In recent ceremonies marking the
2 bedroom apartment. $60. 1 bed- R. O. Kay, Jack Marvin 'I attend the initial meeting be city's mid-century Jubilee a bean
2-8701. Both with kitchen., L. Marie Ellis, R. G. Kincade of a road trip with the dia- supper was served to 10,000 people
commisChief R. and bath. Pappy, broke 472 clay but Carver will explain who consumed the following in 45:
Room in lower apt. Pvt. en the shoot. I situation to the team candlI I. minutes: 2'/2' tons of ham, 254)
trance. $85 mo. Dixon, 1756 Individual scores of all present.The pounds of cheese, 3 tons of potato
Dancy St. Ph. 82832. skeeters in the shoot last I first workout is slated for salad, 1,500 loaves of bread 12,000
2 rm. apt., $8 wk. Kicklighter end were: I morning at 1030 and I applie pies and a half ton of
Ph. 7-8630. Strickler. 99; Ellis 98: I members will be picked on !I pickles. The undetermined quan .
I MISCELLANEOUSFOUND i ton, 98; Pendergras, 97; I time they turn in for individ i tity of beans had to be hauled to
I : Ring at Mainside Pool Kay, 97; Mane Ellis. 95; I events. The District meet is the scene In' a 10-ton trailer truck.
I May be returned. Write Bill 95; Herb Howell 95; a short distance away, and a -----------
Maierfeldt 5713 Ortega Farms 94; Herb Pistole. 93; ; I of hard work will be necessary SOFTBALL STANDINGSThe
Blvd. Marvin. 92; R Fonveille, : put a team in shape for the standings listed below were
Ride wanted: Adams Rd. or Pick- --- ---- ,
R. McElroy, 91; and Nick j i posted in the Physical Training
etville Rd. Work hours 7:30: to tano, 91. I War Widows I Office Monday evening. A numberof
4 P. M. Call Nelson at 36810or C. E. Ferguson, 90; H. O.: first half games scheduled for
8131. 90; Tausch, 90; L. A. ; For GI Loans last week were postponed and no
Riders wanted from NAS, preferably J. J. O'Brien, 82; and I. A. Eligible re-scheduling dates were set. of

by way of Kings Road ton, 81. Washington (AFPS) Widows NATIOS.I.tAHtTF.: ;

Thomas I I Soutel, Riverview to Garden I World War II servicemen who Hospital .........................,..10 0
atoning detail of the USS Hum : City. Alice Ettelt, Ph. 6-1998 225 Sr. BOQ. Nancy E I not remarried are eligible Security ............................ 8 2
boldt, which at that time was one I| after 8 P. M. can Axj% pick up at 1 I home farm and business loans NAUTIT .............................. II S .
.
of the Navy's newest AVP's. He i FOUNDWallet: found in Rm.- provided under regulations of First IJeut. ...................... 6 4
proudly relates that his commanding Veterans Readjustment Act, VK-1S 8 4VP5 .
officer was the same as now I I "<) The Veterans Administration .. .. ...............N.i:
Capt. George C. Montgomery, i ( that widows will be d i Chief Petty Officers.- 8
Completing his tour of duty withy < ) the same benefits an' vet Supply ................... .........., S 7VFl
the Humboldt, Chief Thomas was ( In the purchase of homes I % ..... ................. ........ 1 9
assigned to Photographic Squadron .. V. A. guaranteed mortgages. I Photo lAb .... ................... 1 9
; Two. While serving with this | t J To be eligible, the agency said, AMERICAN I.KAGUK
command he was recommended ] husbands must have served Ord. & Gun ...................... 8 I '
:for and promoted to the warrant #4- : --=-- the Armed Forces between Sep Over & Repair ............., 7 2
4 grade of Acting Pay Clerk. :Following -j ." '. -:- : .. r 16. 1940, and July 25, 1947, KAW-ll I .. ........__...,__ 7 Z
his tour with VD-2, the I 3' must have died from service. KASron 109 ...........??,.._.. 8 SKASrou
commissioning of the carrier, I cted causes. Six .....?.......,.......' :5 3 ,.
Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVB-42) I' -- .
was next on the list. |
With the hard grind over, Chief
( I Send Your Jax Air News HomePLACE
.. Thomas wa allowed to enjoy a i it '
pleasant l tour with his family at'
the Naval Air Station San Juan, !

Puerto Rico and another that he :....._. TWO
recalls. with a smile at N.COf'O
Solo! Canalone.. |I CENT
The Navy's policy of rotation delivered STAMP
a mighty blow when it HERETO
.
hurled the storekeeper all the way 'II. ,
to Cecil Field and FASron Nine.
Upon decommissioning of the Fleet l i crt\u y : )

Air Service Squadron, Thomas x
r found himself serving with the'' "
Staff of Fleet Air Wing Eleven "
and his past C. O. Capt. George' .. .1"
C. Montgomery, j I 1
Sweepers, nun your boom! Clean sweep for and