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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: June 29, 1950
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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VOL. 8-No. 13 UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 29 June 1950

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Headquarters- of the Commander Fleet_Air. Jacksonville, Commander N aval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet Air Wing 11
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.w'- Vf-171 Trains 4-day Holiday

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With Midway :' :" ; July 4 Results From

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In ExercisesFighter > ) > -r -. Shift
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Squadron 171 left }: 'WM
here last week to board the I'' \" ,,$,..".. ..::1"/11'6 beginning Sunday July
carrier USS 'Midway at Norfolk i';' ;:; i> JI 2, which will provide four

for series of filii. ..'' consecutive days of
qualification 'l. respite
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t'JIA :
exercises.Four -< .> from work for civilian em-
<' ..-... : :: ployees of NAS has
/ of the squadron's F H.1 I' .. """"" la ;,, been
Banshee fighters preceded the ,c.I. ? established by the
1' "" .. / ,.' }'< command-
squadron, boarding the Midway .. ".. 4"'tvf/... '<: '. ,. .":'b. "'4 ing officer.
last Friday to take pert in a Sec '. \.. .. ;;;;. \\to ," >
retary of Defense operation the M .. ..;# ; "J. : Y't: w. }:%:, >.f.,' ,;.';{ Establishment of the irregular
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first of this week. With Secretary of Defense and "" '(..If. J \, i .. '.':';:' regular workweek of Monday

guests observing the maneuvers, i,. ; ':,;' 1J"";. ,%:<- Jt;"'Jiti"t ;, to through the irregular Friday has work been week changed of

general carrier operations were ..,.;.w'" .. ,'" : Tuesday through Saturday, requiring
. carried out along with high speed, '" ..
1; ,1 employees to work Saturday
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simulated strikes being made on ; :. : July 8 to
'' :: ; : : compensate for
the carrier as she steamed out to : ; ,; .
., : : .. : .. ;(i'AtQif' -" leave on Monday July 3.
Ilea .."..' .>.:./. ):f; ,, .
.. '' .. 'I .'''' July 4th is a national legal !
The of the "
exercises x: ,, ;
purpose
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'4t H 4t" .. holiday, which automatically entitles
now in progress aboard the huge I q '_w.
,. .:, 'f'I f4f... ....... all employees to the
carrier is to qualify the modified ., ..L day
....... ,.1',... .:/ -/ / off. Only the
version of the F2H-1, called the '- ''''',k ; = necesary guard, ad
'J./ .. r1' lkp .. '
F2H-2 Banshee, for J <, ministrative and maintenance du
carrier work ; _
This will be the first time that f/t 1'N.I-. H.4Iv: "* the tank F2H-2 I 11 14
used wing aboard tip a carrier. has been W&MA. .I'1 I A 21-gun salute from the sta.tion's .

When operations aboard the .4, twin battery of threeinchguns
Midway are completed about .. on Tuesday July 4 will
I
July 12, VF-171 will return here help NAS Jax commemorate thenation's
. 174th anniversary of the
. to carry out routine operations in Declaration of
this area until sometime in the fall I Independence
" when it will leave in company of -xHere' --
.
other squadrons of Carrier Air I .
Group 17 for a six months tour What You FindIn
of duty with the Sixth Fleet in I'

the Mediterranean.----x.--- I Cupt. Smith New Fleet Storm Yields Today's Air NewsA

a new column of interest
Couple HeroesThe to

.. Safety Program Air Jox Chief Of f Staff! sudden thunder squall civilian vice Bulletin employees Board""Civil makes Ser its
first in
. -<0 which hit the Jacksonville area appearance today's issue
For Motorists I Monday produced a couple of of the Jax Air News which is
,
-- heroes here at NAS If they full of news of national local and
Captain Allen Smith, Jr., will arrive here early next I weren't heroes at least they Navy interest
Being Pressed week to assume duties as Chief of Staff to Hear; Admiral were alert Also featured today is an exclusive -

: Alfred Montgomery: Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville. I Ernest King. BM2, on duty at story on the personal re-
Safe driving and fewer ac- Captain Smith will relieve --------- -- .- --- --.- the Boat House got the word ports of the eight men who were
cidents is the l Keynote these i Commander Charles H. Turner, Pensacola, Captain Smith served that a small sailboat had over- struck bv lightning at last Thursday's -
three with I turned in the St. Johns river ball game. These and many
who has been acting Chief of years Scouting Squadron -
hot aboard thef'a.al .
summer days Staff since the departure in Aprilof { 5, a unit of Aircraft Squad about a half mile from the other features can be found inside
Air Station as pressure I Captain now Hear Admiral rons, Scouting Fleet which was Boat House and its two pas- the ages of this week's issue
is being exerted to make personnel Frank T Ward, who is at present attached to the light cruiser, USS sengers were wallowing around Here your guide:
mindful of observing Chief of the Naval Advisory Marblehead the river. Breezes __ ____ m.m Page 1
off the Group, Air University, MaxwellAir Captain Smith returned to Pen- King immediately dispatched Civil Service News _- -. Page :3
L'J.safe driving principles I sacola 1933 Thomas Cain, QM1, who tooka
Base, Montgomery, Alabama. in as an instructor for Classified Bulletin Page *
reservation as well as on it. I two years after which he joined 63-foot crash boat to the hm.
The station's safety program, Scouting Squadron 1-B, based on scene of the overturned boat Divine Services_ .... Page Z
which has resulted in a definite the carrier USS Ranger. A second and picked up the two young Navy Couples Wed -.__.__ Page 3
decrease in accidents, was explained I I tour of duty at Pensacolawas men Harpld Goodell, age 19. NAKTU Notes ._. Page 2

as a model to a gathering followed by command of the of 2671 College St., and Archie Recreation Ashore! ...____. Page 2
of the Jacksonville Safety auxiliary aircraft tender USS Bosman, age 20 of 1950 Morn- .
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ingside Drive, in Jacksonville.The Service News m Page Ie
Council by executive officer Sandpiper.
< c I two unhurt Sports __ ___ Pages (6 i, 7
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell last Leaving the Sandpiper shortly young men
Thursday. after the; war began, Captain were brought ashore with their Tricky quick .___.._.... Page 5
.
Speaking before the Safety rn Smith was skipper of Patrol boat. Washington Report -- n Page .
Council on "Long Live Safe Dri K Squadron 31, receding duty as --- ---- --
vers" Commander Bedell pointed Operations Officer on the Staffof I Zj
out tha outstanding features of Commander Patrol Wing 9. j
", the station's safety program, including Wins AwardAs \
driver examinations, car e ecutive officer of the escort
inspections and training schools. carrier USS Bogue, from
The NAS program will be usedas July 1943 to March 1944, Captain
a model for a similar one to Smith received a Letter of Com- Lt 3
be set up in Jacksonville. mendation with Ribbon and Combat
.
Enforcement of traffic regulations "V" for his part in opera: ,
+
+troLlfitLMi fi.k. a tvaj wt? w
aboard the station already tions against enemy submarines.A h r 1 1L
second Letter of Commendation ;
strict, received added impetuslast r
week-end with a drivers' was awarded Captain Smith
clinic conducted for civil service for his services as head of the
personnel of Northeast Florida. aircraft section, aviation plan.
.ti, Conducted by Robert J Seav, examiner ning division and as director of
with the Fifth Civil Servk'e' the aircraft division during a two I "R S Sii'
Capt. Allen Smith of in the Officeof \ 4i
Commission in Atlanta, the year tour duty a C f1 N t
clinic!,'iv-as held to train the examiner Prior to his Jacksonville assignment the Deputy Chief of Naval .n
*. and'to study procedures Captain Smith attended Operations in Washington, D. C
I,. approved by'the commission. the Industrial College of the Successive assignments as skip
Accident Causes Listed Armed Forces in Washington, per of two escort carriers in 1948 : c th
The examiners who attended D. C. (Continued on Page 2))
_
with the Veteran Airman x- -
the charged
course are The new Chief of Staff is a
1 duly of examining applicants operation for of native of Cincinnati, Ohio, but' Next Week's Issue
positions 'requiring the son of an Army Colonel, he
: ,(Continued on Page :2)) traveled as extensively prior to entering I To Be A Day LateDue

-x- the U. S. Naval Academy h
Crew's' Dance Slated in 1923 I to the long July 4th I : A AADMIRAL
His first tour of duty as a new. week-end the next Issue of the .
Mainside ly commissioned officer was the Jax Air News will appear on r' t
Tonight At I
I
fitting out and commisioning of Friday, July 7 Instead of the l

\ All NAS enlisted personnel I the famed carrier USS Lexington scheduled date Thursday July LITCH VISITS-Rear Adm. Ernest W. LHch, Chief ,-
) which he served for two I I I
are invited to attend the "crew'sdance" on '
I While attached to the Lexington 6th.Offices of the JiX Air News of Naval Air Advance Training, right, dropped In last Thursday i
. ,-y tonight at the Mainside .years. at NAS Jar for a short visit. Admiral Litch, who has headquartersat
he was a member of the will be open all day
Auditorium\ Bluejacket Battalion. but will be closed '"londar'l I Corpus Christi, Tex., was greeted upon arrival by Capt. Dough
at Nicaraguan
2000 Dancing, 1witK will rnu get icrfurni&hcJ underway by I Designated as Naval aviator in July 4. Copy will bt' T Day, left commanding officer or NAS. Admiral Litch was once
> stationed here Gommandant, Seventh Naval District
I I\ the popular. .station,band. 1930, following flight training at as late as Wednesday July 5. as,



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fax Air News Report From Washington e


Put In Use At Walter Reed
Station.Published Jacksonville every, Fla.NAS Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air Cephalometer

Jacksonville
Capt. Douglas T. Day .._. ._..._...... ....-._-__........Commanding Officer Public Health Service Tried At Army CampBy
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell.__.__._Executive Officer I
Fleet Ar! JacksonvilleRear Armed Forces Press Service entation in world affairs. t
Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery.___ Commander Walter Reed General Hospital, Washing Marine Corps PFC Frank D. Davis, First
Fleet Air Wing Eleven ton, has installed the Army's first Cephal- Marine Air Wing, El Toro Marine Corps Air

Capt. George C. Montgomery_._._ -_____....,Commander ometer, a machine for measuring bones of Station, Santa Ana, Calif., is the recipient of
Comdr. Charles Robertson ___._._.. Chief Staff Officer the human body. The machine is particularlyuseful the 1949 Brig. Gen. Calvin D. Mathhews'trophy -
Naval Hospital in providing photographs for studying for highest score with the .30 calibre-
the structure of the jaw and its relation to rifle Marines
among without previous mili-
_.___.. Officer
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton. Commanding the skull detecting malformations and facil- tary service.
Capt. Guy E. Stahr. Executive Officer itating the proper fitting of dentures.Air .
NARTU C
John S. Barleon Jr.----------------------Commanding Officer Davis-Monthan AFB, Tucson, Ariz., pro- ( l
Comdr. Forces agencies will be permitted to vided an honor guard and drill team to par
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration sell to military personnel or civilians unclassified ticipate in funeral ceremonies for E. T Houston -
building. Phone extension 8184. Air Force photographs not easily ob- the mayor of Tucson, who died recently
Editor-Andrew H. Planey tainable from commercial sources, provideddue *
credit is given in of .
Staff Members-Chester Paschang, SNand; Shirley Ritoch, SN. of Air Force case photographic reproduction.Users material Officers, airmen civilians of the area
The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station. surrounding Rhein Main, AFB, in Germany
Jackionvllle, Florida I and printed commercially\ with non-appropriated funds may not state or imply that the Air Force en- recently organized a Barber Shop Quartet Society .
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35. Rev. dorses any particular commercial product or
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the project, and the Air Force is without legal called "The Benevolent Order of Bar-
the Naval U.Air S. Naval Reserve Hospital.The Training. Unit, Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field, and authority to waive the privacy rights of Individuals ber Shoppers- ," or "BOBS.* tAn

shown in photographs. (AFR 95-4.)
experimental public health service,
JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Re The Army has published DA Circular No. paralleling for Army personnel and their dependents
must line.
sources Republlcatlonof
othr matteraexeeptiby service publications Is prohibited without permission 31, dated June 5, 1950, prescribing proceduresfor the regular& civilian Public Health
of Editor JAX AIR NEWS. reclassification of certain categories of Service was recently tried out at Fort Meade,
personnel holding MOS 0502, AdministrativeNCO Md., with such success that the clan may be _
Safety Program in a move to reduce the large over- extended to other military stations.
strength in this classification. The program provides a service for post
government vehicles. residents who have not heretofore been elig-
Several weeks the Jack- Army field commanders assigned in the ible for those of the Public Health agency -....
sonville Safety Council ago presented, U. S. recently held the customary semi-annual and establishes contacts with Public Health
the Green Cross Safe Driving conference with the Chief of Staff, meeting authorities for the supervision of nonpost res ,
Emblem to sailors who drive with General J. Lawton Collins in Washington ;- idents. I
to discuss local problems and receive ori -x-
their own cars and who pledgedto

obey the Council's programby training this summer will be in
VISIT TilE RED SIIIELD accepting members in the or- July, August and September. All
'nd
CLUB OVER BEACH & AIR ganization.The ZUee men are reminded to check with
BUS STATION. Jax Safety Council re- their division officers on which
OPEN 0930-2330 DAILY leased figures which assert that time they will be out.

THURSDAY, JUNE 15 more than seven per cent of the f Note.I All active duty orders for offi-
automobile accidents in the city tllin'l7 cers will be mailed to the officers
THURSDAY, JUNE 29 in 1949 were caused by mechan- concerned. All orders for enlisted -
1P30-2230. Get Acquainted Time. ical defects. Of a total of 3,931 ac- from men will be secured from
Television, record making, music cidents, some 260 were caused by I Chief Williams in the hangar
around the piano.FRIDAY defects in brakes, lights, steeringgear j NARTU when reporting. If for any rea- w
JUNE) 30 or tires. son you cannot report, check by
1930. Miniature golf, partners. Of these 200 were caused by phone to Chief Williams. Lt. (jg)
Transportation to the course. In brake failure, 15 by defective VP FASRon 745We of FAS- both Saturday and Sunday. The Charles A. Williams is now asso-
the club-deck scuffleboard and lights, 19 by defective steeringand Ron 745 wish to welcome the following July meeting will be the last ciated with the law firm of Suggs
ping pong. four by bad tires. A totalof new men into our squadron prior to going on the two weeks II and Carmickael of Gainesville.
SA1'URDA1J"L\' 1 22 accidents were caused by : William G. Dodson, Jr., SR; training duty in August. Good luck Lt. Williams.

Open House. Very special snack mechanical defects.x Phillip A. Hartley, SR; WilliamD. TilE MONTH of August will Lt. (jg) Rabun W. Thompson _
bar extras 2000-2230, dancing, T. Hunter, SR; Paul B. Mc- see more activity for VP FASRon : is representing Lawrence: Her-
music by local band. Smith Grath, SR; David A. Mills, SR; 745 than any month of the calen- sing handling automobile parts
\JNDA 1", JULY 2 Capt. Gordon R. Pert, SR; Herbert P. dar year. For on August 12 we for 57 manufacturers. He will
All day bus hip to rodeo. 1000- Shiver, SR; Albert E. West, SR; commence our 14 days annual cover states South Carolina, Georgia
1200-Java time and church call. preceded Captain Smith's tour of William H. Workman, Jr., SR; training duty. This training duty I and Florida. If you have a
1400-Sight teeing trip, transpor- duty as commanding officer of and Jack C. Strickland, RM3. I friend in this section
will end on August 25 and on the girl give
the seaplane tender USS Norton I I I
tation. 1730-Vesper music. 18001DOO -
Sound, which in 1946 participatedin Congratulations are in store for I following Saturday and Sunday the fair warning.
-Dutch treat supper. 1000- the northern cruise of U. S. Lt. (jg) Karl W. Roper who is August 26 27 we will have our John W. Bremer, Jr., MM2 whois
2230-Visit awhile, television, mus- Navy and Coast Guard ships in up for promotion to Lieutenant, regular drill week and. There- in the process of having his
ic and games. Canadian Arctic waters.In I and it is believed that he will be fore on 16 consecutive days we rate changed to Aerographer'sMate
MONDAY, JULY 3 March of 1947, Captain wearing his two full stripes in can par'icipate in our annual this past week secured his
the 1900-2230 club. -1930-Singing Informal dancing Wheels in Smith again returned to Wash- the very near future. training duty and our weekend commercial pilot license. John I

Club, transportation to air-cooled ington, D. C. where he served as Our heartiest congratulationsare drill. completed his flight training under
I in k. Head of the Aviation Section for in store for James Arthur This years' training duty will the G. I. Bill in one year and
TUESDAY, JULY two and one half years prior to Prestridge, Jr., SR who passedhis take us to Norfolk, Va. for ap- four months.
All day beach party. Chicken attending the Industrial Collegeof examinations for the Naval proximately 10 days. In that city -x-
dinner, the Armed Forces from whichhe Academy and will ]leave in the we will have the best of food, .
swimming, dancing, Con-
test. Sign now! was assigned to Commander near future for Annapolis to be- a place to stay, and facilities on Red Shield Club
WEDNESDAY up JULY 5 Fleet Air Jacksonville.The come a midshipman. Ileres hoping the weekend that we are in Nor- "
2000-2230 Candle Light Club -x- he winds up Admiral of the Fleet. folk, it is anticipated that mostof Plans 2 OutingsTwo
door difference between a sailor Still another congratulation is the squadron will have two
Double dinner
program prize. and seabee is that while the due to Leslie Herbert Scott Jr. of that
in another of Jacksonville's a days liberty so we may big days; of fun and frolick-
leading restaurants. sailor is looking for a park bench AOU1, who has been recommeded enjoy ourselves not only from the ing have been arranged for servicemen -
THURSDAY: JULY 6 the seabee builds one. for AOUC. Looks like they training but also from the rec- and their guests for> July
will have to dunk the new Chiefin reation angle. So let all
A few lockers available, monthly us get 3 and 4 by the Red Shield Serv-
rental. Showers 10c "This coffee tastes like mud; !" the nearest. creek. together and go to Norfolk for icemen's Club of Jacksonville
no charge "It should. It was ground this our 14 days annual training duty
check room service. You may An all-day trip to Kisalmee: ,
morning. The next drill for VP FASRon which begins on August 12.
check out cameras, rods with the crew of the destroyer escort
fishing ,
745 will be on 15, 16 July. Lets Although he has been here fora
picnic and sports equipment. D011.'tmiss There were two sardines. One all of us be here for the weekend month or so we would like to Sperry as special guests, is _
July 4 beach party. Sign asked the other, "Whatever happened drills. Attendance has been drop- welcome aboard Lt. (jg) Wilmer outlined for Monday, July 3. A
up for a grand day at lovely visit to the rodeo will highlight theday'
to that brother of yours? ping off on a percentage basis G. Summers. We are quite sure
Frinandina Beach'Gov't I Said the other sardine: "How for the past several months and that his presence among us will outing. The bus will leave
should I know. Am I my bro- for the squadron efficiency to greatly enhance the future of our Mainside Lounge here at 0630 Mon-

Seeks Office : ther's kipper?" pick up, we must all be here, squadron. day men's and club will at 0700.A leave. the Service

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To Handle World for Tuesday real day's, July outing 4th, with is in a store tripto

I ff Fernandina Beach. A full
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Science Material S chicken dinner, hotel style, is in ...
the offing for those who make the

Washington (AFPS) U S. I trip.
State Department officials have Transportation for the July 4th
proposed establishment of a II trip leaves Mainside Lounge at-
1 Science Office at the policymaking oOOO and is scheduled to leave the *' ..
level within the Depart- club at 0930.
r ment, to promote the exchangeof ... -
nonclassified scientific information
!. .. throughout the work. I Cub Scouts Receive

The plan calls for assignment
I of scientists to the staffs of I Awards At Meeting

" diplomatic missions in 13 countries ... .
t and to the administrative Presentation of awards high- *** '

agencies: Germany and Japan.Dr. lighted the monthly meeting of
Berkner's report declares $; Cub Pack 131. hel4 recently in

}R such a Governmental agency 1 ti ; the recreation area' at. the ,base
would promote the exchange of housing section. -
information essential to the peace a The following< and welfare of the U. S. and the sented: two silver arrow points
world. I to Gary Alcorn and Jerry Bou-
1' -x- : quette and a wolf] ,badge to Jeffrey -
You Said It, Bub! I Craddock. Rating awards,

London (AFPS-A) local bad- : but absent from the meeting
man who believed that .ill Americans were Wayne Emmona, wolf badge;
are millionaires is now well I Frank Lodesky, wolf badge;
Larry Emmon, one gold
disillusioned. He recently ran- I arrow-
.. point and Calvin Gore, *tie silver
sacked the home of 1. W Huff, -
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stationed at the U. S. Air Force arrow point. Si*
Headquarters outside London, I Past and present Den Mothers
leaving behind this bitter note: presented their Den Mother cer-
.
"You must be a poor Yank." I tificates included Mrs. Joseph k"* ,
-x- VOLUNTEERS ON DUTY-"Weekend Warriors" of Associated Volunteer Unit (Aviation) Johns Mrs.' Fred Paschal], Mrs. ', jI
When a fellow breaks a date 3 of NARTU, lax, .observe manipulations of a .50 calibre machine run as,part of their annual I Morris Williamson' Mrs. Billy
He usually has to- I weeks training Left to right<< are, Lt. Or) O. E. Lewis, St. Simons, Ga.; Lcdr. Frederic \ NO'1 Harkins,tMM 7 v Carter, Mrs.
When a girl breaks a date. commanding officer of Unit No. 3; Comdr. W. P. Rajrsdale, Jax; Julius O. Lusher, ADE1, Jax, Gary Aleoftf) ... Wea-
She usually has two. Lcdr, Ernest'Gibson, Jax. In the turret is William Moore, ADEI, of Jacksonville. VCFrI t



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Cupid's At Work CIVIL SERVICE


There's Something About A Sailor-No Matter How You Look At It Bulletin Board



The following civil service ex-
aminations have been announced.
Unless otherwise indicated, the examinations -
are unassembled and
rl; no written tests required. The
: necessary forms should be filed
In time to reach the appropriate
office as indicated in each an-
nouncement prior to the closing
dates specified.

Copies of all announcements are
,posted on the bulletin board in the
local office of the Board of U. S.
Civil Service Examiners! Building
907. All necessary forms may also
I be obtained from this office.
_
Mobile Equipment Dlopatching
__ i iy Clerk, GS-4, $2,875 to $3,335 per
annum. Closes July 5, 1950. File
7a' application form No. 57 and Form
.
No. 5001ABC with Recorder, Boardof
'> U S. Civil Service Examiners. ,
thi sstation

Stenographer and Typist, $2,450to <
$2,875 per annum. No closing
sIL date. Written test is required.
r File application with U. S. Civil
76 < Service Commission, Washington
25, D. C.Aceountant.
: and Auditor (Pub-
; > lic Accountant) $3,825 to $6,400
.
rr : per annum. No closing date. File
w application with U. S. Civil Service
Commission, Washington 25, D.C
Printer> (Monotype keyboard op-
erator and slug machine operator).
i $2.38 per hour No closing date.
1 File application with U. S. Civil
1I Service Commission, Washington

y xrN I 25, D. C.IJbrarlao.

.. $3,100 per annum.
I Written test is required. No closing
date. File application with
Civil Service Commission, Wash
( ington 25, D. C.
Insoct and Rodent' Control Aide,
{ 4 fr $2,450 to $3,825 per annum. No
011 r closing date. File application with
Secretary, Board of U. S. Civil
Service Examiners, Federal Se-
curity Agency, Public Health
Services Communicable Diseases
Center ,605 Volunteer Building, Atlanta -
Ip IpY Georgia.
; Insect and Rodent Control Sparialist -
$3,825 to $7,600 per annum.
No closing date. File with Sec-
1 retary, Board of U. S. Civil Serv-
ice Examiners, Federal Security
Agency, Public Health Services
\ Communicable Diseases Center,
; 605 Volunteer Building, Atlanta,
N
Georgia.

Navy couples who have tied the knot in recent month, are, top left, Anna Belle and William Heagley; Top center, Marjorieand Highway. Engineer and BridgeEngineer
I James Walker; Top, right, Priscilla and Arthur Meyer; Bottom left Germaine and James Patterson; Bottom center, Frederickand Jobs$4,600 to $5400 per annum -
Janice Allen; Bottom, right Nancy and Ernest Presley and in the center are Mary and Herbert Kulik. are Washington and
..
-- --- country-wide; a few outside U. S.
':' .. C Kettler. RMSN, of Communi- No closing date. File applicationwith
All l ServicePlanes cations. They met at a Fleet U S. Civil Service Commis-
Reserve clambake in sion, Washington 23, D. C.
January.
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Arrow Makes It "Pat" calls Pulaski. Tenn., home, --- ----- -
Barred From 50 Cupid's while "Ket" is a Webster, South TeutreGuide
Dakota girl. "
.. The fourth WAVE from the
Race
National Air Communcations department to i
An All-Navy Proposition be married within recent months '
In a new economy move, Sec- was Priscilla Llesener, TESN, .1
retary of Defense Louis Johnsonhas whose marriage to Arthur H.
barred participation of all "There's about sailor. THURSDAY, JUNE 29
something
a
Meyer, AG2, took place May 15 "Texas Dynamo" with Charles '1
service planes in the Cleveland There's something about a sailor, at Grace Lutheran Church in Starret and Smiley Burnett.
National: Air Races this year. Jacksonville. Arthur who is a
.' That is fine, fine, fine'These as- FRIDAY, JUNE 30
o 4 In making the announcement, signed to Aerology, is a Texan, "Captive Girl" featuring Johnny J
Johnson said the armed services may not be the cor- hailing from San Angelo, while Weismuller & Buster Crabbe. '.
had made a "maximum effort" to rect words to the original Memphis where Allan WAS in- Priscilla is a native of Milwau- SATURDAY, JULY 1 ;\
I., let the public see their equipment structor and Janice a student. kee, Wis."That's. "Lodger" starring Merle Obe-
during Armed Forces Day obser- tune, but they certainly are They were wed on February 17 my man," declared ron and George: Sanders. ,
vances. Thus for reasons of train- applicable here at NAS Jax of this year.It Mlnta Sheehy, HM1, when she SUNDAY, JULY 2 .
ing and economy all other formsof where "there's something was strictly a local ro- first met Elroy A. Luedtke at "Our Very Own" with S. Granger ;
public demonstrations must be about a sailor, no matter mance for James W. Walker, the malnside Dispensary. And and Ann Blvth ,
curtailed. look at it." AD3, of Tipton, Indiana and she wasn't kiddin"-she got herman MONDAY, JULY 3 y
Aviation quarters interpretedthe which way you Marjorie Pierce, TESN, of Ips- For "Johnnie," as she is I "If This Be Sin" featuring Myrna "
decision as a real blow to the Cupid has been busier thana wich, Mass., who tied the knoton known to her shipmates, it was Loy and Richard Greene. ,
annual Labor Day classic whichis fiddelr's elbow here at NAS February 24 at the Riverside "love at first sight Luedtke, TUES.-WED., JULY 4-5
scheduled this year for its 21st where he has shot his arrows Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville who is an HM1, is now serving "Dutchess of Idaho" starring
renewal Sept. 2, 3, and 4. straight and true to bring to- Walker la: attached to Fas- aboard the USS Ellyson out of Esther Williams and Van John- .J
The ban would mean an end of WAVES number of sailors and ron Six, while Marjorie is in Charleston, S. C. son. 1
had been known who have tied the Communications department ,
the races as they ;i '
in past years. It has been tradit- nuptial knot. ir
ional for the Air Force and Navy + CHAPELS HERE at NAS 1.
,. 1A to parade its latest aircraft in tIGIIT1rrn: HATS" and were the scene of three wed- i'i'j
.. ..... the races and to participate in I WAVES have decided to "share dings uniting local couples. The
military divisions of the famed life together" within the past first was an impressive cere-
Bendix transcontinental speed few months and several more mony which made man and
race and Thompson trophy com I are contemplating taking simi- wife of Ernest Presley, AC3. of
petition.The lar steps. Operations, and Nancy Sco-
Navl stole the show in There's a proper time and field, AGAN, of Aerology division -
last year's event when three Naval place for everything, so they They were united in marriage -
...... +'o .' Reserve pilots, all flying the say, and William Heagley, AG3, at All-Saints' Chapel herein
same type Navy plane, walkedoff figured that a fire drill would March. Presly is a native 4
with the first three top placesin be as good a time, as any to Floridian, hailing from Okee-
the featured Thompson Trophy pop the question. William Heag chobee, while Nancy calls New- t :m }
. ; race. Each pilot flew an ley of Portland, Oregon, met buryport, Mass., home.
J!"2G Corsair with Cook Cleland Anna Belle Hill of Charleston, They met in the wire room of 7 ,
setting a' new t speed record of W. Va., at ,Aerographer's Schoolin Communications Herbert J
397 miles per hour,. Lakehurst, N. J. It was dur- CoUerd, TE3, and Mary S. Ku- (j jOJ
_x- 1 ing fire drill there that Bill llk. "He chased me until I
Opllmists! I proposed to Anna Belle. After caught him," says Mary, who >,
Washington (AFPS-Virtue is deciding to take the step, they marched her man down the aisle I
its own reward, according to the I, both requested duty at the same of St. Edward's Chapel In April.
old proverb. Mr. and Mrs Dome- station and upon completion of Herb has since been transferred -
in of last to the USS Rehoboth, a geo- .
nick Anastasi are, inclined to training August year, -- -- -
agree. For '23 years they maintained they came to Jacksonville. They graphic survey ship. Herbert is PILOTS TURN SWABBIES=.When crewmen of VA-175 re- .
a happy common-law rela- are still together, both attachedto from Caldwell, N. J., while Maryis turned from the Caribbean Cruise last week, this Is the sight they
tionship. Then they got married. the Aerology division of Op another Newburyport, Mass., witnessed-pilots of the squadron polishing planes. The aircraft, ,
They were i\recently granted a di- erations. lass. dirt-stained after being airborne about six: or eight hours per dy '
l vorce. \ .. kl- during the cruise, needed a cleaning job. Since the crewmen had _',
,I'" FUF.DKUICK ALLAN, TD3 ST. EDWAIUVS Chapel was not arrived as jet, the pilots started the process. Left to right
A wolf .ll'i ;;who takes outa Westficld, Mass., and Janice the scene of the marriage of on the wing, are Ensign Ken Templeton, Lt. jg) Jack Davis, andLt.
sweater,girl and then tries to Harmon of LaGrange, Ga, met James V. Patterson, AN, o{ John Driscoll. On deck, are Lt. (jg) Norm Penfeld, Lt. .(je)
pull the. ;'...ool.ov._ her" eyes or'il' at Training Device School at Physical Training and Germaine Jack Dunn and Ensign Al Giles. .,J,,
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"Thought Line Drive Hit Me" .


How does it feel to be of him "I heard a loud crack knocked down by the bolt but Ia3 tj\\

struck: by lightning ? and remembered the large treein recollected, "My head was snapped
back the
Eight NAS baseball play- far left field, I turned to see by mysterious '" "
thing that came from nowhereand
ers and a base umpire who if It was falling on me. I triedto couldn't be seen I thoughtI .. :: ,

were victims of such an oc- look !but couldn't see a thing had been hit because of a
I guess I blacked out at that stingingsensation on my face." > + RQ 'o'S ? ',
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curence on Mason Field time," he explained.Don Stinson, according to a teammate E :,L v. v .oiP zTOr.w Q?; C wue x wo toei wxaa i -._.. ---

)last Thursday tan answer Manning playing; centerfield tote off his mask upon VERSATILE BOMBER LANDS HERE-The Navy's newest

the question.: was knocked down but not seeing his fellow players lying 1 attack bomber, the AJ.1, first to ever land here, made a brief stopover .

The near-tragedy: took place out. "I remember beingblinded helplessly and flung It away saying last Thursday on its way from Moffett Field, Calif., to Nor- r..
dUring a game between the local but I didn't know I had been "This Is what caused it." folk, Va. Pilot, Lcdr William Shryock was delivering the plane
nine and Chatham Air Force knocked to the ground WhenI Umpire Wiggins behind the I to Composite Squadron Five at Norfolk
Base In the first of a two-game regained my senses' I wantedto plate commented that he had ----- -- -- ---
series.. get out of there so I started, been in baseball a long time but -- HNavy's

It was in the top of the eighth running as fast as I could," he had never seen anything like it. ."

when a holt of lightning reeked leported He said, "Standing there, my
havoc over the field. Appar- Third ]baseman Bob Lopez, unlike first thought was for the men New AJ-1 Lands HerePersonnel

willy the bolt struck in a triangular Clark said' he didn't heara laid out. Seeing them lying -
area between the pitcher's thinS"I: had a sudden pain there, I feared their condition."
mound shortstop and second in my hud" the third sacker Standing on the sidelines, at Naval Air Station from a carrier deck and from
ba e. said, "ard. saw the ground coming Coach McCaffery seeing'ebb Jacksonville got their first land bases' the AJ-1 Is equipped -
up to meet me. I tried to go down, rushed to the mound glimpse of the Navy's newest with two conventional reciprocating
PITCHER CHUCKKRtt, retain my balance but couldn't." not knowing the others had been attack bomber, the AJ-1 which engines and a jet engine
one of the hardest hit. had al- HIs ;idea of the whole picture- hit. Mac revealed, "I knew there set its! wheel down here last in the tail for higher speeds __ .
tf'RdfRC'ed two men in the inning "We were nil just! plain lucky." was a storm in the area but Thursday on Its way to Norfolk, during bombing runs.
: but when questioned later, Shortstop) Dick Henry claimed didn't know it was over the Va? from Moffet Field, Calif.It Capable of cruising with only ;
stated that he didn't remember that, "It was a feeling you just field. The lightning stung my marked the first appearanceof the conventional engines, the
throwing to the two batters. face but I don't remember hear the plane at NAS, Jax. heavy attack bomber relies on ..
When asked what he first ing the report." McCaffrey The plane, which carries a additional speed from the jet;

thought after he regained his .. ./ claimed that if anyone had told crew of three was designed and plus its high altitude performance -
senses Webb replied, "1 thoughtI c... him I before: the game that eight built for the Navy by the North to escape any eneemy interception -
had been' hit by A line drive" (l2 men could be knocked out by American Aircraft Corporation.. ,

He summed it up by, saying; "It ( lightning and live to tell aboutit It is one of the first to be de- The AJ-1 was piloted by Lcdr.
was a horrible feeling." He ap- / he would have told them lieveied to Composite Squadron
William A. of
Shryotk Composite -
parently thought his time had they were crazy." 5 at Norfolk. ;
come for as he vas tarried The only multi-englned attack Squadron Six, based at Mnf- .

from the field he remarked MASK! riMriKK Owen Reeves, bomber designed to operate both fet Field, Calif. .
"My mother U going to be knocked down by the flash,
55000 richer" could not be reached for comment .-
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"Geeze. what have I done Perhaps he thought he
now," was first baseman Ewing had been hit with a coke bottle. "
McSparlin'a first thought He With the help of several master FAW11 Limelight
had been bothered all season at arms, McCaffrey ably
with Injuries and for minute handled the crowd of nearly 300
thought he had picked up another sailors, many close friends of the 'I
"It seemed as if I pulled players, who rushed to the scene Top Bowler
every muscle in my body," he Instantly. he ordered the stricken
commented. The following day can't explain) His best/ ex- men's spiked shoes removedto SALTY HUMOR FROM

McSparlm had blisters on his planattcn was-"was like some- insure against any further Began Game HERE AND THEREAfter
feet near the point where his'! one nailing your feet to the Injury.

spikes were attached to his ground then trying to pull them Quick action by team mates At Age 14If a steady round of medi.
Uuobgh the top of head"
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shoes your and others present possibly cal "shots" the sailor staggeredout
.
Second baseman Dick Clark saved the lives of several of the of sick bay singing: "The object r ,
recalled, "I didrj't know what to KEITH CHURCHILL, play- men. Artificial respiration was I you feel that you are a of these injection is to
think. I couldn't swallow] could ing right field recalled that the used to revive pitcher Webb, sharp bowler and change my complexion, from
pretty
only spit." When he first woke bolt knocked him down, but, second baseman Clark and third may white to rosy! red.
up Clark thought he had been "I just couldn't figure what baseman Lopez. The playerswere be getting a little cocky, then
hit by a ball but remembered happened to me or the others all rushed to the dispensary test your skill with Dan Sen-
because I was on feet al- where thorough examina- The editor is looking for the ,
hearing the explosion and realized my ecal of Fleet Air Wing U I
he had been hit by light mots immediately and saw: the tions were made.. All of the Dan took up the fine art at the joker who sent this! Valentine:
ning. others stretched out. You often men were released within two Roses' are red, violets are blue
age of 14. In less than a year he
Rain the
hear of lightning striking hours. on roof reminds me
people
accomplished) something the most! r
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LEFT MKI.DKK; Gus Gush- but always figure it tan't The general: concensus of opinion of us never do in a lifetime. Yep of 'ou-
f- arias remembered he saw a yellowish happen to you. Well)), it can and was, "it was a miracle thatit he did-just that-a perfect score Drip-drip-drip! -i
.\- blur coming at him and in this case did," didn't kill all the players and of 300. I

thought it hit directly In front Catcher Harry Stinson wasn't spectators as well." I Being nothing but hot, he then WAF No.1: "How's the new j 1'
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bowled in league competition for .
Help Your r Missus1You'll Seitz Relieves Mclaughlin Departs 3 years and scattered the pins for AF No, 2: "He's, got a head
averages of 172, 187 and 192 re- like a "doorknob Any girl can .l
turn it. J JA
Live spectively. Need we say, Dan's
Longer
I In VF-13 ChangeofCommandIn i team took first place each year.
New Haven Conn. (AFI'S). -- At this time the Nautical Bug thief strode into the bar

You married servicemen aren't going an early morning (change-of- I bit Dan and he found himself racks "All right you lazy apes,
to like this. A heart specialist command ceremony last Friday I Bolger 8\--the! only remaining pilot |: fall)) out" he jelled.))
says that men would live longerif Fighter Squadron 13 became the of the original group which The boots swarmed outside-all,
they helped the little woman eighth Fleet Air Jacksonvilleunit formed the squadron, that is, except one who continued r"x.
with the dinner dishes to shift commanding officersin Both Lcdr McLaughlin and to )lie on his bunk and blovr S

Tr Timothy) Brewer of Hart the past three months. Lcdr. Seitz received their wings smoke rings.. .
ford is the authority for that ob- Lcdr Bernard McLaughlin, who at Pensacola and then remainedat "Well?" roared the chief. .a.. (
ervatlon.. In a recent speech here has received orders to report to the Air Station as instructors I I "There sure were" a lot of themweren't *\*

he said that a turn at the dishpan Naval Air Station San Diego until 1943 when they were assigned II there remarked the
i t would keep down men's weight California for duty, was relievedof sea duty, I I I boot.
and delay hardening of the arter his command of VF-13 bvLcdr. Roth Combat Vets z
Guide: We are now passing the
carrier sf
ies. Eugene W. Seitz. former execu- The former joined a
,f -x- tive officer of VF-41. based squadron and served two I largest Brewery in the World
I 1, Sailor: I'm not.
Bob Mathia, winner of the 1048 The departure of Lcdr. Mc- years in the Pacific aboard the \

Olympic: Decathlon, didn't competeIn Laughlin, who commissioned: the I' carriers USS Hornet and USS I They called: her checkers because .
Belleau) Woods while Lcdr. Seitz
I 6 of the events until two months squadron as commanding officer I' she jumped everytime
f 5 before the games. in 1948, leaves Lt. g) Joseph F. "shipped out" as a fighter pilot made a move. you
attached to VC-10 and later as Y wrong "t ..
Operations Officer for .VBF 14
Reporting to Naval Air Station, "Yes" she was hanged in Chi.

A Glenview, Illinois from Pacific na. m
duty. Lcdi. McLaughlin was "Shanghai?
placed in charge of primary train- "No, ot .
ing and was instrumental in
the >, Receives: Award
initiating and commissioning
Reserve Training Program. For his achievement in makingthe
Lcdr. Seitz returned to Pens { AirLant team he received a
cola as executive officer of a I mighty sharp looking trophy and
training squadron in 1946 and for being on the Atlantic Fleet

two years later was sent to the team he was awarded a cup and ...
a General Line School in Newport, t1i I bowling shirt along with a certificate -- /
R. I., from which he was assign verifying his score. Work-
ed as executive officer of Fighter tt ing their way into the runner up
Squadron 82, one of the squad- spot of the Navy finals, Seneca
rons decommisioned here in Feb and his team mates were pre
ruary. sented a sports certificate of
Reporting for duty as executive achievement signed by the Secretary -
officer of VF 41 in October oi the Navy, '

s of last year the new skipper of Ia"Ia" Lifetime high games include
took part in the rugged ?
I VF-13 300-298.279, with a heart breaking -
Arctic cruise that several Fleet incident
the
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accompanying
Air Jacksonville units! made last I _. -- + I 298 gamp' Din had just Completeda
Dan Senecal
November. Both pilots are combat gimp that included nine "strikes

r a saD" veterans. : Involved in another activity, in a row: : Exerting supreme effort
--x-- studying at the Yeoman Schoolin I his next game; he whiffed out
Norfolk Doing very little post- 11 strikes with a tough 5/7 splitin
NOTICEVateh ing of the pins until this spring, the last frame This was actually
a Dan decided to try his hand in )) 20 strikes In a row but
._ raw. \ for opening of the the Navy Telegraphic Tounrna- gave Dan a score of 298.
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VF-13 Lcdr, Bernard McLaughlin who rue new "Not-New Shop" and ment A 181 average for six S'n.1'11 home 'Is in DuBois,
FOR -
NEW CO
commanding oificer of VF-13, is followed by the Nursery, completely new games! qualified Dan who came Pennsylvania H /bas been' with
up his post as Lcdr. Eugene W. Seitx, during inspection in ranks and up to date. back with a 198 average for & Fleet Air Wing Ficven! since. 'Feb-
Dew skipper, In the AirLant finals. 1 1949.T. i
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games ruary ;
last Frida .
at the charge-command ceremony held ..-w';...: ..; .-

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NEWCOMERS. Wendell Pat-

L, rick, who assumes position as
j\\ *c head of Administrative Section
ft I ijjkf led a raft of newcomers-some of We ar' sorry to report that I,
whom were Supply returneesto Ralph T Moseley's condition is
f ,IB the Department last Monday. still the same We wish for him
Patrick comes to us from a similar all the luck in the world and hope
position at the recently inactivated he will soon be out of bed again.

Cecil Field, where he has a< < Through reports here and therewe
served: intermittently since 1947 understand that Edith Weweris

Followng! a 10-year tour of out of the_ hospital but still
duty in the Army at Fort Ben. unable to return to work. Gwen

I ning, Georgia, he entered Civil r' Morton who recently reported
Service in 1935 at the Naval Air t for work with us from Cecil
a-- 1" Station in Pensacola. From there Field is also ill. Gwen's doctor
t he transferred to Miami in 1940 has ordered rest for her and we
: where he remained until 1946. wish for her a speedy recovery.
That was the year he first came Marion Peltier, Comdr. Eugene
M to Jax, and has alternated be- HOLD DRIVERS' CLINIC-Northeast Florida civil service examiners gathered at NAS last Peltier's daughter, was operatedon
.. tween Jax and Cecil Field until Friday for a drivers' clinic, conducted by Robert J. Seay, rear right, examiner with the Fifth Civil last Thursday for appendici-
last Monday, when he checked Service Commission, Atlanta. Left to right are, William Lance, Post Off et'"Jax; William Spann, I tus Marion was doing fine late
; into Supply. Jr., NAS Jax; George Barker, NAS Jax; Ernest: Newman, Post Office, Jax; Harry Hortqn. NAS that same evening and we hope
I Ed Shumacher. Ernest Fell, I Jax; Robert Seay; Sidney L. Mathews, Post Office, Orlando; George Grummet, NAS Jax; Joseph she (continues to improve.
I Ned Decker and Sam Hendricks McCall, VA Hospital, Lake City; Bennett Day, NAS Jax and Joseph Howard, NAS Jax. I I; *
j are all former Supplyers who re- -- _. _____ |I We're glad to report an exten-
turned to the fold along with Patrick i I sion of time within th department
but brand new comers to Tricky QuickyPeter Volunteer Units II has been granted to Mary Har-
the department are Arnold Mid- cPoITOTES 'din and Dorothy Welsh. Along

1 dlelon and Margaret Isaac (both Is now one half as I I IA Completing Tour with that we welcome Doris
? to Stock Control). old as his sister Frances. Six Middleton into the Time Office.
, c. Back in 1947, when newcomer years ago Frances was four Doris transferred from the O&R
( Ensign Earl F. Liebtag was attending times as old as Peter. How Of NARTU Jax 1 I Department. .Les Moseley is a
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" Supply School at Bayonne old are they? : newcomer to Public Works and
New Jersey, two of his welcome aboard party for Toe'n members of Associated is working in the File Room, Les
classmates) were Ensigns Howard TRICKY QUICKYANSWER commanding officer Captain Day Volunteer Units (Aviation) are hails from Cecil Field but is no
Madden and Sam Frock. Now I I ) and Mi'*. Pay will be held at the terminating two weeks active stranger for she has many friends
after two years of duty aboard a Answer to Trick Quicky on club] Saturday, July 8, from 2100to training duty with the Naval Air in this Department.
destroyer, and 0100. Reserve Training Unit, Jackson- I On the leave list this week
a transport more Page 3 is: Peter is 9 and Fran- we
recently, at the Naval Base in ces is 18. Theie will be a buffet supper ville. have Doc Melsheimer who has
Charleston, Ensign Liebtag arrives dancing end special entettuinment. The last of a series of AVUA gone to Vicksburg Miss.. John
I. at Jax to take over part of Music for dancing will\ be fur- personnel who have seen active' McMahon visiting in Woodbury, '
.. ... of each of his former classmates' I'fished by Bruce Thomas and his service during the past year are: N. J. Duffy Quinn taking it easy
: duties. . I j U. S. ,10Jh'sl/'Ii. All Chief Petty Office Comdr. William P. Ragsdale of in Miami: also J. H. Lee and Al
Our new Accounting Officer i Developing ', ii and their guests are Invited Jacksonville: Lcdr. James W. Kaplin. ,Annie Smith formerlyof
was commissioned in '44 and during I'| to-attend. Uniform for Chiefs will Kesterson, of Winter Haven; the Technical Services Sectionhas
'to the war saw action in the Atomic I be service -diesp whites, while ladies Lcdr Ernest R. Gibson of Jacksonville transfered to the Material
South Pacific, including the Iwo WeaponsFor will be attired I in informal ; Lt. (jg) Gordon D. Section of O&R.S. .
... Jima and Okinawa battles. Shortly '; vear. Attire tor male civilian Knorr of Union City, N. J.: Er- E. Piper is on vacation in
after the war he left service i i Artillery Use guest will be coat and tie. nest L. Welty. AEIC and CharlesJ. New York. We understand he is
long enough to finish college, but I Klotz AMMH3 of Orlando; visiting his banker friend "Pat
returned to duty in 47, this time Washington AFPS) The The 50 or so members of the Ernest! M. Klander, AOl of Wilmington Ryan"'. Also he intends to visit
in the Supply Corp Army is developing atomic- I CPO club who attended the genet N. C.; William K. all l "Bar Rooms" that have "free"
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weap- Moore. ADE1 and Julius I.Lushf'r. .
ons designed for use by ground .al assembly meeting Monday beer and lunches during his stay'
;, MEMOS: If all goes as expected troops. Gen. J. Lawton Collins night were amply rewarded with ADE1 both of Jackson there We want a full report of
I. Virgil Price will begin col- Armv Chief of Staff said recently. free icfieshrnents, donated by the ville. the handouts from Mr. Piper
lege at Lakeland's Southern next One of these is an atomic ar- Ballentine Beer Company of Jack- AVUA Units, unlike O-2's when he returns.
I Fall. Zola Epting has also filed tillery shell. scnville. serve without pay except for the *
notice that she will depart Supply two-"eekperiod on active duty. I Lt. (jg: ) R. E. Wilcox Maintenance -
donation
No >rd of the surprise -
"We doing deal of w<
are great
a
life to take her chosen
\,1 Superintendent is
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again up had leaked out and the Aviation Unit 1 is based at sport
profession: school-teaching. work in developing weapons that attendance reflected' poor Charleston, S. C, Unit 2 at Orlando I ing a new Oldsmobile these days
New carownersMerle! : Cook I the Army can use with atomic an unhappy while Unit 3 hails from I and Lt. (jg) B. H, Miles has been -
lac k lit Interest in (the affair of
(Buick), Isabel Gleason (Chev- I fissionable materials, G..n..ralCollins Jacksonville. I seen driving around in a new
stated "It is by no means! the chili, It wan felt hy those who
rolet) and Flora Funkenstein Pontiac We know the Miles will
AVUA
(Studebaker). .Have a happy impossible to develop an artillery planned' the program. Civilian occupation of I enjoy their trip 'cross country as
f weekend. piece that" will fire an atomic While the loyal few who were I members now on active duty they will be leaving us soon .
-'(- weapon. j ir.clmed to think the absentees range in great variety. Alyce Tavlor of ComNAB-6 starts
Sailor: I want a ticket for Vir- The Army Chief said the U. S. 'were justly punished when they vacationing Monday She says she
'.. ,inia. is working on systems, methods failed to show up, club officialsare disc for every game. is really going to take life easy
4. What ? and which more concerned with the Saturday night: it's the weekly
Agent: part weapons by Army I and we know that Alyce will do
, Sailor: All of her that's her by troops could use atomic weaponsin alarming number not suppoiting dance, from 2100 to 010(). Music just that.Fr30l'es.
suitcase. of the organization. by Milo Jones and his orchestra.
I the i support Army operations.He Theus. PWO Secretary,
-- I said it is possible to develop I The club is active wholly in the Music for your Sunday enjoyment bids farewell this week as she
Said one skelton in the mu- guided missles carrying atomic interest of Navy chiefs and their from 1830 to 21UO. begins her three months leave.
Ileum to another: "If we had any warheads which can be placed i friends and families. A strong -x- Fiances is mfanticipating the
+.. guts, we'd get out of here" with accuracy in a given spot, membership is necessary to enable Small boy: (looking into dt'n'tist's last part of July and hopes to be
-- i the club to operate at top efficiency showcase): "Mummy if I I Ii bark at her desk in October. The
r officials declare. i had to have" false teeth, Id tftke office ib being left;'in the capable
i. that pair. hands of Helen Johnson.
A bingo, party is on tap Friday I Mummv Hush James. haven t tI "- | -t x----...j
night at 2000. Big and little jack told you it s rude to pick voui Gal "I'm perfect."
I pots. Cash awards and merchan-1\I teeth jn public?" :pi :irD' ."
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: .' offices of Fason over the..fti +{ 14! ; :: de* in ptfef. V: S. Fleet, fromUiiwchtie
J l4inr8-P7n- r Command' had several temporary
,' Six since; thfc.Bquadroi.
duty stations before assumingthe
Lc i 34rrles whose next tour
was commissioned{ .( ( ""a' j post a>- executive officer of
hi dut/ will be on the Staft ofCommander the escort airier USS CopaheeFor
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Virginia, relinrjuja
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command last ;S aturtlaxVBlto'I two rears, from June 1947to
v I New York N.- V-na. had an April 1949, Commander Morgan
Comdr. Edw+ 'ratl\f 1 It M t Tg>an. I r experience-filled life both as a served in the Air Warfare

At thi traditional'chenge.ft: of I'i'I naval aviator and as a civilian.\ Division of the Office of the
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.. command ceremony:;JBaiilieti: commended Highlights of his career are his Chief of Naval Operations and
his men, somaioL-whom adventures, as a gold miner in then was ordered to duty as executive
I are of the/original nomrniuiomne Alaska followed by duty as a Na- officer of Naval Air Star
crew, for <|he outstanding work val officer aboard the USS Maryland tion. Bermuda, from whence he
*Vze\\ i they have.-dor:;Jn, support of local during the Jap attack on came to Jacksonville.
...it" fighter.nd .ttatlt' .quadron --- --
r Pearl Harbor. as a pilot on aerial
.: I After a ,bri -address he turned patrols rainst enemy subma-
t rines in the Gulf) of Mexico and
piloting torpedo bombers in the
Pacific.

44.q Commander Morgan, a grad-
uate of the Illinois State Teachers
5 .S I' College received his' designation
'I as Naval Aviator at Pensacolain

1937, when lie reported to
Patrol Squadron 6. then operating
out of Pearl Harbor Commander T
Morgan joined Patrol 2
r Squadron 23 in 1939 for a year's I
duty and then returned to Pen- WI
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sacola, where he remained until
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A 3x I he went aboard the carrier USS
Ranger in March 1942.

I From the Ranger. the new CO
of Fasron 6 became executive
officer and Patrol Plane Commander
YtrBEAUTY tt of a Combat Air Crew of 1 .

Patrol Squadron 204, and in that
capacity ;arned a Letter of Com
CONTEST I NT Personnel at NAS have sIre i4 mendation (with ribbon) lot + 9

.. selected their favorite in the "Miss Duval County" beaiiigr, ...t*. 1 .i '.n meritorious achievement.
,. to be held at Jacksonville Beach, July 3. She's Ruth AM "'' 11U1\1..H- He then was given commandof
employed as secretary at the Senior HOQ here. In add"t 1 Jffe. Patrol Squadron 204 for a year ,
coveted title of "Miss! Duval County," the winner willa "11 before he was sent to a duty billet -
: trip to New York. Ruth is sponsored by the Sea Gull U IA.lr. Walter Barnes : with headquarters, Comman- {Comdr Edward Morgan
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Names New OfficialsOfficers Jax Air News Lose Ace [


0f next six months named were to serve elected for the by Sports Writer Paschang ;

the Officers' Wives Golf Club at
their monthly luncheon meeting ....The Jax: Air News was when he 'first reported to the -... I
Elsie Lusk was elected chair- I hit hard this week by the Jax Air News in April 1948, J
man; Dale Connors, vicechairman loss of its we sports writer paschang has come a long way
Donna these many months, until toChester -
; Stahr, secretary
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J. Paschang, JOSN, day he ranks of the
Alexis DeLaMater, treasurer, aid as one
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Lois Mullins, publicity. who early this week was Navy's foremost sports writ- ,

Winners of the June 6 and 13 transferred to his new duers..
tournament were announced. In ties aboard the carrier USS "Chet," as he is known to t.
With Chet Paschang 0 the June 6 match play, Elsie Midway, everyone here, was the ac- I
Lusk, Shirley Ziegler, and Fuz
Weber, shared Class A honors.
When this column is completed, a 26 months tour of In Class D division Frances Denton -
shore duty will have ended for yours truly. You guessed itTime Elaine Hillis and Edna
Lucky won top honors. Lois
Out's scribe is about to depart for ;yonder shores. lins and Lois Gingrich won Class Mul-
!lAccording to the fistful of orders I became acquainted with C honors, while Anita Wagnerand

recently, my next home will be the U.S.S. Midway, which is Virginia Herndon took Class 01

now tied up at Norfolk, Va. D laurels. % .
Kathy Thorpe low
When this column is read, I will have checked off this honors and Elsie won Lusk won gross low P

:fair station-in my opinion one of the fairest in the Navy- net play in the Class D divisionof
and will be buying crying towels by the dozen as I bid fond the tourney played June 13. conChester

farewell to the many friends I have acquired while servingon B,Other low gross winners Frances included Denton: Class;

the Jax Air News staff. low net, Elaine Hirst Class C,
In covering a great part of the sports program at NAS, low gross, Lois Mullins, Virginia
hundreds of faces belonging to participants and spectatorsalike Herndon and low net, Clara ..
have crossed our vision and were impressed in memory. Greenman.

The athletes, especially, were of great interest. -x- .

Tour of Duty Climaxed by Lightning Tigers Split In "
'I Call it a coincidence if you may, but a planned climaxto I i

my stay here couldn't have thrilled me any more than the Weekend Contest __
freakish accident, which occurred on Mason Field last week.
Maintaining their .500 record
To see eight ball players and an umpire knocked to the earth over last week end the NAS Tigers en days a week, and yet he I'
by lightning is something very few people on this earth have pounded out a 9-1 victoryover never failed Jo.meet a morn-
seen. All nine of those men are lucky to be alive today. a Lawtey, Florida nine after : Paschang: / ing muster. This the staff of
( Orders< transferring Pas- the Air News acknowledges, is
a close contest to
dropping the
; They shook hands with death and out-gripped him. I am / I
Callahan baseball club at Callahan chang came like a bolt out of a most creditable achievement.
sure that all who witnessed the scene hope they never see it Saturday by an 8-6 count.- ) the blue and left a tremendous Paschang 'admittedly takes
again. It's something which can't be completely; describedon In Saturday's contest the locals ) gap on the staff of the Air pride-along with the staff-
). News which has already been that, with no previous experience .
fell
paper; only bits of the story can be told. behind in the third and could
never overtake the Callahanians. ) beset with a shortage of re- he "learned to write"r
Perhaps several of you readers-my staunch support- Williams went the rt ute for Callahan ) porters. while a staff member of the
ers-remember the first time this column appeared in the and was credited> with the J A recruit out of high school Jax Air News.

Jax Air News. It was February 23, 1950. Long who relieved _.
: win. was by 'x *-------- -sw--- ---- ----------
Fans Are Important in Sports- Welch in the fifth, was the losing
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For the past five months, four times a month on the pitcher for the Tigers.

average, Time Out was read by a great number of people.Of back Sunday to clip the the Lawtey Tigers aggregation bounced

course, some of you didn't agree with my opinions on certain 9-1, on just only 5 hits. Big Varsity Sollbollers Rip
t: subjects, but where would sports be today without the Bob Welch pitched neat 3 hit ball, .
who discuss and and holding the Lawtey nine to one
millions of fans argue numerous points -
unearned run in the first frame.
records. The Tigers scored three in the< Sorgent Sent Covers 8.6
1 My departure, to the Air Station itself, means only one first three more in the second .
I thing. I am just another "white hat" out of the hundredsof and finished with three in the -
thousands who have come and gone from its premises. fifth. Summaries: NAS Varsity Softball diamondeers held on to their third

However, it must remember the more important person- Tigers 330 030 000 RilE 953 place spot in City League play by downing the powerful Sar- r.'

ages of tb,\- \ports world who have graced its grounds with Lawtey 100 000 000 135 rent Seat Cover nine last Friday 8-G. This brings the NAS
their PWSMtecll.1\Iany of the athletes who played here in -x- second half record to three wins against three defeats.

,: eljietjfomous have been famous will The locals were scheduled to
past days are: now, or received base balls
Boyer a on
Still reatli: the:!R.in.:'the sports they love.t".NC'l Tars Return leaders take on, Harry's the second Sport half Center league and was forced at third on a
: Many Good Athletes 1 Wednesday evening and will fielders choice, cutting off any

._ 'T' Tadade, Bruce Harlan, Charles Home Mon. meet Cecil Field Friday. NAS hopes for scoring in the .,.wg
/ Gt..3ny T. inger, Billy DeMars, NAS wasted no time in getting fifth.
First baseman Bishop of Sar 1
f Ray BiaraKltofcjfew' ''-'-- '- .. ; +) _._ of__ the n._ host_____ of__ sailors underway against three Sargent as the gent tripled in the Sargent half "I :
piled runs on
'top-notch'affllclft..who lr"duty'here.. 'me t of them during On the Dale road for Alexander's the past week.Jacksonville two hits in the up first inning of of the fifth but was thrown out "1
<"" --* manager
"wall T">(IIMfck| at horn eon catcher Petty's single.
, the war yeas. \ their Friday tilt.
; 1 1 + ::. : i 1'.rt- Tars return !tome Mon- On a single by Frank Girar-
r And there are alWAjAPRie enaafloat: + jg the MWc&ports' day tat a seven-day home stand, In their half of the second Inning deau and base on balls for Gene
(where skill, experience" ''agility.cott>>t'th: &' y."''*:$; abJe taking>on the Greenville Spin- the Sargent men came back Horton, Frank Stewart and Jack
tennis football handball : and volleyball 1itfew nftrs-Snithe. first series and the with five runs on three hits. A NAS was able to
touch ,. : ,,are;.o JR Columbia. Reds in the second. home run by fielder Singer with Smelly push
of the minor sports which am now being played or.h/iy' three runs across in their half
,( Wad J hft season about half three on accounted for four of
of the sixth to wind the
been played here at the Naval Air Statics.'; '* %& O!!\ ,;tncL Tars will be trying their 5 runs. with a win for WAS up pitcher game Ed
While present day service sports, owthe.average-'\ dwparftielf*. to 'move up in the Charlie Tibbett, NAS third Bucherich. Summaries:
standings la mtv:effort to get out sicker, not to be outdone, hit a ..
below the college level, there will undoubtedly-oomd another Sargent 031 020 0 6 6 1 ..
of-theiN4efv..pot in the second round tripper in the locals' half
Jay when 'NAS Jacksonville and other naval InstaHntj/ns; division twill of the second with left fielder NAS 230 Oil X 881InfraMural
throughout the country will! field powerful and successful The .local Uke en the Green- George Tirpak aboard as a result X
' teams as those produced in the last world war. ville' Spinnefi in>'ft three-game of a single. Softball
Teams Still Have Potentialities set beginning Menday'night' then The third, fourth and fifth innings of
host*.to play were uneventful in the score Schedule Announced
Today in Jax-Navy sports the NAS Softball team is a
,
a four -*gtarne"1 trie starting cplumn as both teams failed to
leading contender for the city crown. Having copped the Thursday Juljr6AU: .night.frays M The intra-mural softball schedule
first half of play, the top-notch softballers are already in the at the Myrtle! ue bill k ti k Girardeau singled in the shows many promising games
play-offs for the Jacksonville Championship. begin at 2015'wlfte: 5 s &\ I.half of the fifth, was aded this coming week. Today the Na-
: start at 1415. V:7 C1. t\: ' The baseball team has entered the second half of playin what should prove a busy after
the city semi-pro loop and with a few breaks, 'plus a little n
more polish, it could be a top contender for the crown. Who Arec',: ;Two Managersts Hospital, still leading/ the National
To all Jax-Navy: sports aggregations in the future I wish ; will loop with fifth 10 wins and 1
loss meet place VF13in
the best of luck-not barring the use of horse shoes, four Win 'i.t1s In' Row I the Game of the day on diamond -
leaf clovers and other charms. To you readers: It's been ).' I No. 6 at the Hospital. y II
Reece Bledsoe, YN2, 01 g home runs. The next TODAY'S GAMES
nice knowing and I hope we meet again, Au Rcvoir.fe .
you I' I ,
FairJax was the first ,, .lnen hit infield singles, NARTU vs VP-5-Field 2
_____ ply the correct answer the bases. The sixth I VF-12 vs CPO's-Field 3
week's Sports Quiz c hits a base runner with Security vs Supply-Field 4
,- ) Leroy thereby winning himse ball, retiring the runner Photo Lab vs 1st Lt. Field 5
signed free tickets to a pair of i side, but the batter getsor Hospital vs VF-13-Field 6
semi-pro three sonville Tars homo gain )'; the sixth hit." WEDNESDAY'S GAMES
Last week's query week's quiz is a simpleare Supply vs VF-12-Field 2
i quite a controversey w 1st Lt. vs NARTU-Field 3
'. year. least half a dozen reader the only managers CPO's vs VP-5-Field 4
ing the correct answer. 1 ti, "00 to win four pen- VF-13 vs Sesurity-Field 5 ?
(AFPS) was a possibility of two ; ,. a row?" Photo Lab vs Iospital:-Field 6
,-' I i'u( ) Justice, re- answers to "How is it po your answers to the -x- .a
I, all-around to get six hits in one i News office, room 125, Milan Lazetich, formerly of .
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and still score no runs.. I a i w ,c ministration building Michigan and now a Los Angeles <.;
r, of North The answer we had ii, trr'iand ...i" extension 8184 or 216. Ram football guard, speeds the
: down was: "First two batters ,.I rect answer gets two off-season as a cowpuncher on :f.: I
?I.. \ I football. are thrown out : "r ball tickets. / Montana ranch. .

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Ken Pendergras and
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skeetmen deadlocked with 99's '

: with All-American Louise Campof '."........ ;." .
.. Ocala in Sunday's 'skeet firing ." :' .. ., .. ,: ,., r'" BULLETIN-Jax-Navy's baseballers swept a two-game ser1cyi
at the Jacksonville Gun Club. ; .,.},: .... .: .: from the Atlanta General Depot Monday and Tuesday copping the
-.. Pendergrac missed the first ; first tilt, 12-3 and taking the second, 71.

bird, but came through with 249 Jax Navy's diamondeers got back on the winning band
straight kills, a most enviable
achievement. A score of 249 won wagon with two wins in the past week of play, posting a 11-

the national championship in 7 win over Chatham Field combine in a fray halted by a light

Dallas last year. ning bolt which felled eight men and an umpire last Thurs

Pistole was eliminated in the day and trouncing Green Cove Springs 5-1 last Saturday.
first round of a shootoff but Mrs. I Monday and Tuesday the locals -
Camp and Pendergras went 150 were slated for a two-game in the sixth, making the score
strdighU They will fire for the 8-5.
'1'q.; series with the Atlanta General
-.. title next month. : ,., >.. -- ,.' Depot at the Georgia city. They Navy had their big inning in
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The Marine Barracks team won I return here to meet Downing today the bottom half of the sixth.
.4 the handicap team event. Win- BEFORE TilE LIGHTNING-Bob Lopez, NAS third sacker in a city league fray and With singles by Gushanas and
ners included: Class B-M. Mc- steals third in last Thursday's tilt with Chatham Air Force Baseas take on Hardage and Sons, July Clark, a double by Webb and a
Elroy; Class C-Charles Fon- Chatham's Jim Stocks drops the ball. The locals won tha tilt, 2. walk by McSparin, Navy pushed
vielle; Class! D-George HodgesJr. 11-7, cut short when lightning felled eight players and an umpire The game here with Chathamlast 4 runs across to move ahead 97.
Handicap; went to R. M. in the eighth frame. Thursday, first of a sched- The seventh for Chatham was

Cooper.In uled two-game set, was marredby short as Webb struck out three
28 gauge, Pendergras 48x50 tiedwit' Lcdr. Joe Williams Is Appointed a near tragedy when a bolt of men to retire the side.
Bill Ragsdale with but
struck the field
lightning\: over Webb struck out to open the .
no shoot off was held.
. and felled eight NAS ball play- seventh for the locals. Henry

.. ... Mrs.Sanda/'s Louise scores Ca'mp: 99; Ken Physical Training Officer HereLcdr. ers and serious a base umpire. There bounced out third to first before
were no injuries although
Pistole 99 Mannning received a base on
Pendergras, 99; Herb ;
C. M. Camp. 98; John Barleon, Joe W. Williams, Jr. has been appointed Welfare and Phy- three players needed artificial balls. Clark got to first in Chat-
. 97; Marie Ellis, 96; Bill Rassdale/ sical Training Officer, relieving Lt. (jg) Dick Garver who has held respiration to recover. The game ham centerfielder Maxwell's er.
96;' M. McElroy, 96; H. Howell, the post on a temporary basis since the departure of Lcdr. George was halted immediately after 7 ror. Churchill singled to left,
innings of play.
Clark and
96; Bill Arthur, 95; B. Lindsay, Nulf.Williams scoring Manning, put
his Locals Score Early ting the game on ice. .
94; and Charles Fonvielle, 94. began Navy career -
Wayne Eddington, 93; EmQry on February 13, 1941 at Dal- With Chuck Webb on the In the top of the eighth, Webb
Pappy, 93; G. Baldridg, 93; R. las, Texas and was sent to the mound against Chatham, the locals had retired two batter when the /
G. Kincade, 92; R. Myers, 91; elimination base at Miami. He held the Air Force boys hit- freak bolt of lightning knocked
George Hodges, Jr., 91; C E. Ferguson received preflight training at / / less for the first two innings of him and his team mates down .
( 90 R. M. Cooper, 90; L. NAS Pensacola, being commis- the "lightning bolt game" stop- and out. Rain had been tJireaten-
C. Bazzell/77; G. 'Tausch, 88; sioned in September 1941. and re- ped after the seventh frame. ing all during the fray and by the {
L. A. Oliver, 88; J.t E. Hendrv, ceived his wings in November LCNP Warren Van Hall, working on time all players were rushed to
94; Henry Fernandez, 77; and D. 1941. His next duty station was the mound 4or Chatham, held the the hospital rain was falling in
- Malone, 65.AllNavy. NAS New Orleans where he be- oui h.-ticvrc -x- -x--al Navy hitless,until the bottom I torrents.
r : came an instructor in flight half of the third when Navv The game was called altE'r'" .
t t. Tennis training. Past week's play in the station scored three rubs on two hits. seven official innings of lay] f
During the war he also was tournament resulted in some close Bob Lppez, NaVy thin: sacker, with Navy the winner 11-7
Golf Meets Set with squadron VB-19, aboard the matches. Tom Hillis and Gene belted a single into\enter to start -xStation -
t the third frame rally. With the
USS Lexington. Peltier went 21 holes before Hil- I
lis shuddered in the winning putton aid of two wild Pitche two baseson Golf Meet
Washington AFPS) Plans Williams first came to the
balls and single\by right
a
the third extra hole. Wright
have been completed for two All- Jacksonville area in December
fielder Keith Churchil three
Navy sports events- the All- 1944 when he arrived at Cecil North birdied the 19th hole to *
r crossed the for the local
: plate
beat McWilliams one runs Enters Semi-Final!
Navy tennis and golf tourna- Field as an instructor in ad- Billy up. nine. \
. >. ments. The tennis matches will vanced training. In December I In the third flgiht finals Tom Chatham struck back inNhe

.. I- be held during the week of July 1946 he was transferred to the Hillis pays Gerad Bushee. These top half :of the fourth with thr*
f 16 at the U. S. Naval Academy, Naval Air Technical Training I Ceci Field rivals should put on a runs on three hits to tie it all up, Round of PlayPlay

Annapolid, Md., and the golf Command, Jax, where he servedas I,good match. !I at 3-3. The fourth for the locals
[ tournament during the week of Legal Officer. was uneventful with only one in the Station Champions -
f f August 6 at the Naval Air Station Following his tour of duty at Attention all male golfers-on hit by W bb, a lining single over golf tournament has reached
[ Pensacola, Fla. Jacksonville, Williams served as Tuesday mornings the ladies hold second. the>$emi-finals with 20 matches!'
r-* From participants in the All- the V-l Division Officer and later a weekly tournament. They have Webb gave up two hits to Chat- 'played this week at the NAS,
I Navy tennis event, a team will Air Operations Officer aboard priority at this time, so men should ham in the fifth that resulted in ,
f be chosen to represent the Leech the USS Antietam.In avoid trying to start between 0830 two runs for the visitors, putting In championship flight,
in this year's Inter-Service July 1949, Mr. Williams and 0930. i'' them ahead 5-3. With three sing Tony Grego, defending champion,
Cup matches to be held in Washington went to the General Line School, les, a base on balls and two wild took a sling and 2 battle over
r D. C., on July 28 and 29. Newport, R. I., where he served Etiquette-A player should see 'I' pitches, Navy pushed two more Bob right North and
Twelve golfers will be selected prior to his arrival at Jackson- that any turf; cut or displaced by runs across in the bottom half.of Bill McWilliams: all tied up at
from the low scorers of the All- ville last week. the end of 18 holes, went sudden
I .. him Is at once replaced and press- the. ,fifth to tie it up 5-5. .
t f I Navy competition to vie against Lt. Garver will assume dutiesas ed down, and after the play of the Two Out In 8th death; with NorthNjoming out the
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tl. Army and Air Force teams in assistant Physica Trainingand hole Is completed should see that With the help of two singles, winner, one-up i in 19.
the Inter-Service golf champion- Welfare Officer, and will be In two other matches in the
? any ball hole made by him in the I an error by Navy and a hit batsman -
' Fort the football coach for NAS this championship flight 'Andy Con-
'' ship 1nt1at Benning, putting green is eradicated. Chatham tallied two runs
'I. Ga., August coming season. ners dumped Bob Thie 4 and 3
-x- -x- and Leo Marchel topping Bui
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:.. Drumwright defeated Glen BarnesK .
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on default. Earl Reed and Bill
Baker had to go 19 holes with
For Intra-Mural Softballers
' Reed coming on to take a one-
, ,: up decision over Baker. David
Henderson downed Chuck Briggs
Hospital's combine dropped from the unbeaten bracket last 2 and 1.
j. Thursday when NARTU upset the dope with a 7-3 win in a National To Get TrophiesIn
League headliner. The loss still leaves the Medics in first place in'' the second flight, Sam Horton -
f/If the National but to 10 wins and S
. ;. dropped their average one loss. won over Steve Corneillussen -
- Ordnance and Gunnery continued ....., : i* by default. Al Weiss took his
I their win streak in the American by posting a 12-10 win Tuesday :: duel with Stu Reed by 5 and 4.
League competition with a afternoon. This puts the Chiefs in
I! 7th with 5 wins and 6 de- Bruce Weber won over his op-
place
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win over FASRon 6 by a spore ponent Bill Brown 4 and 3 and
of 8-4 last Thursday. In the sec- feats. Leschak Dick Mid-
topped
VF-13 held VF-12 down to win Andy
ond round of play, O&G leads count.It .
dleton by the same
6-3 and still hold their tie with
the American parade) with! nine took 21 holes to finish it,
the 1st Lt. nine
for fourth place
'- wins and one defeat. match between
but in the third fligh -
with 7 wins and 4 losses apiece.Here's .
O&R, running a close second to Tom Hillis and Gene Pel
the the picture in
Ordnance and Gunnery in the the Intra-niural way Softball league tier, Hillis came out the victor
-401- American League, squeezed a 7-5 looks as of Monday'morning one-up. Charlie Miller took Jack
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win over the last place VP-3 in NATIONAL LEAGUE Sullivan 5 and 4 while Gerald
another Thursday game. The only Won Lost Busbee was dumping George
other game scheduled for last Hospital 10 1 Wade one-up. Joe Bledsoe defeated -
FASRon 109 3 and 2 ,
Thursday, between Security 8 3 Millard Snyder
and VF-171, was postponed. NAKTU 7 3 for the final in flight three.
High Scoring Frays 1st Lt. 7 4 "Doc" Lyons downed Steve
Four games in the National VF-13 7 4 Noga in a fourth flight contestby )
League were played last Tues- VP-5 5 5CPO 2 and 1, while Charlie Robertson
day with the First Lieutenants- 5 6 took on Bill Powers and beat
Supply taking the limelight.: In Supply 3 8 him by the same score. Cy Sic-
the high scoring tilt, the First Lts. VF-12 1 10 ard, who last week downed Bob
grabbed a 12-11 verdict. Photo Lab 1 10 Mix in a close match squeezedout
i iIf AMERICAN LEAGUE another when he took Mike
VP-5 trounced the shutter bugs wt 0 ,
abp bp
9 1 George 4 and 3. Bill Harkinswon
from the Photo Lab 10-5 to bring Ord.-Gunnery -
... their average thus far to 5 wins O< 8 2 ,e- over Chuck Schoder on a
.,r and 5 defeats in the second roundof I FAW-11 7 2 w default. .
intra-mural play. Fasron 109 6 3 NEW PT OtyIIQHl"ARRIVESLcdr. Joe W. Williams, left, The finals will be played next \
The CPO's surprised the Security Fasron 6 5 4 newly appointed Fhfwkal. Training officer discusses the situation week with the winners of each ':
nine, which is resting in sec- VF-171 3 5 with Lt. (jg)-Diefc $. nrer,'right, who held the post temporarily flight and the runner-up receiving
ond place of the National League, VP-3 2 8 after Lcdr. George Nf was .transferred to the West Coast. trophies.

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Navy Landing Ships I

Tagged for Indo-Chiiu.

Washington (AI'Pis) Six IT, S. s -
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Navy landing ships! have been earmarked ; Si
for transfer to Indo-
< China as soon as their overhaul is ii ,
completed at the Naval Shipyard, -
TJiemerton, Wash. I .-
The 158-foot LSSLs (landing

Ship Support Large) carry no
a +ik names, merely the numbers 2, 4.
9, 10, 28 and 10. They were foim- i i
erly LCIs Landing- Craft In- m ffl

fantry I.Sergeant Honored At4 .


rt'"ltlio i San Fmlu..l.o. (AKPS) ., s .
Recent recipient of the Legion _
of Merit here was M.'Sgt Robert

I T. Wyatt, 30th Army Engineer
I Topographic Battalion, Fort Scott.
for "exceptionally meritorious service -
I and superior knowledge of :
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field surveying, and outstanding r9m
i ingenuity under hazardous conditions ,-
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award to Sgt Wyatt was per- 1111I11' !
X lormed on the Admiralty Islands rr
from August 1P47 to May 1948. 1
OFF FOR NATIONAL JAMBOREE: : Two Navy Juniors 7 tf .
members of XAS Boy Scout Troop 131, are ofl for the nationalS I Heads Defense Force 1 I

out jamboree being held at Valley Forge Pa. Eugene: Cox, left, Wa..hlnlto"FI'( ) Maj. Gen. HOW TO DISPLAY FLAG There are correct: and Incorrect
I son of Lt, (jg) Carroll Cox of ConiFairJax, and Gene Peltier, son Frederick H. Smith, Jr., USA to'. ways to display the American flag. With the coming of July 4 1
of Comdr. Eugene Peltier, Public Works officer, left Monday for I has been commander of when all flags should be flown, the correct method illustrated in
the encampment. Some 14,000 Scouts will be on hand at the national I the Continental appointed Air Command's top picture and explained below should be studied.
'
meeting. Eastern Air Defense Force, with
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i CLASSIFIED !\ Headquarters N Y M.He Webster succeeds at, who Maj Miti was.hel Gen.named AFB Robert Correct Method Of Displaying Flag I


I BULLETIN Air Section Chief with the joint .
Brazil-U S. Military Mission, at
KIt de Janerio. 1. When flags of slates or and to the flag's own right,
I FOR SALE cities or pennants of societiesare that is, to the observer's left
3 Bedroom house, all furnished '
flown on the state halyard 6. Whenever number of
j Hold Disaster Drill a ,
t J, T. Eagar. ADC. I
equity
my with the" flagof the United
/ VP 3. 1457 Dakar Street K O States of America, the latter nants of societies are to be arranged -
O
i The American Red Cross and
Furnished Lake Winn- "
cottage on -
I should always be at the peak. in and
displayed
Otto Call Ben Shaw at local emergency defense units recently group/
6.6511.1 When Down from adjacent
from stalls with the flag of
conducted disaster drill
Ext. 275, between 1830: and a
staffs the flag of the United
I : the United States the latter
'here to study public behavior in
\ 1700.
States should be hoisted first
I
should be placed at the center '
3 bedroom brick. Lake Shore time of crisis The drill was basedon
and lowered last
of that and
)
group un ;a
equity reasonable. Holloway. TRflFFtC.VIOLRTI the assumption that two causeways 2.'hl"ll displayed with another staff slightly higher than
Ext. 376 bridges had been destroyed flag against wall from any
) O a of the others
6 ioor furnished house, with ga- I by explosives, resulting in a tire crossed staffs, the flag: of the i
200 families homeless. 7. When the flag; is display
rage. $2500 down payment. T. making United States should IKon the
) H Bower 924 Old Hickory Rd, The following motuiist* weii- apprehended I ed in the body of the church, .
the )
right Hag's: own right ,
for trattu violation I it should be from a stall
South Jax. Pho. 9-5608 Preserve DocumentsWellington t t'I
: and its staff should be in frontjf '
during the period 19 June to 26'' placed in the position of hon
roit EST:
(Al'rThe: ) Bureau the staff of the other flag:
June 1950 'I or at the congregation's right
Room wish bath. Mrs H. : -
private of Standards is constructinga 3.'ht'll used on a speaker'splatform I
J Brook, 4740 Arapahoe Ave., Siw| 'ling: J. D. Bryant AN: special heremtically healed display i whether indoors or as they face the clergyman.The .
Pho. 28129. and J. D. Bridges, AA. case for increased protectionof out the flag: should never be service flag, the state
Furnished room. Mrs. J. O. Rick-I failure to top for stop "sign, I : I the Declaration of Independence I reduced to the role of a mere flag or other flolg'thould be
c-rson, 2735 Oak Street, Pho. 2-1 H. D. Young. and the Constitution The case will decoration bv being; tied into at the left of the congregation! ,
If in the chancel or on the'
1203. K -klets It 1'. be equipped with a helium atmosphere I knots the stand. I
I ( drltlng: McGreg I or draped over the of the United
platform Hag:
5 loom home furnished. Mrs. N. I
and controls
or. temperature For tins purpose! bunting
O Hawkins, 3655 Pine St., off I ISl. Illegal Parking: Lt. J. B. Del- I and will provide protection against should he used. The flag if I the States l'Il'rlD'man's should right be placed as on he.

Johns Ave, Pho. 2-3137. amater, Lt. A. T. MeOarley, Lcdr ultra-violet ravs. displayed, should be either on faces the congregation; the .
Six' room furnished bungalow. D. M. Jones, Comdr, W. K! Lyons, ------- a staff or secured to the wallor other at his left.
flags
$98 month. Poland and Higbee. J. D. Holcombe! AN; :K. D, Thorn- IAO.C.; I. Britt ADAN ; W. K back curtain behind the
30O4 San Jose Blvd. Pho. 4- a-son, AN ; H. E Vice, AMI; ; D.M. Geoftsion, ,.AO2; F. M. Seiabia. speaker with the union to the 8. When the flag is display
8435. ; Davidson, 1'ttl ; P. S. Hisley, I' ALl; J. Mattmgley, AKa, 1>'. T. Hag's right.! ed from a staff projectinghor! *
One bedroom electric kitchen, ----- --- -- -.-- ---. ---.- Hanb, AD2; G. T. McCool AEAN.; 4. When flags of two or" i/onlally or at an angle front .
Mrs Merle Dinkins 4415 Melrose Christi! Texas; between July 5 W. H. Krvm. BM2.; more nations are displayed together the wiiidow sill, balcony or
: 1'ho. 82431.: i to August 20. Miss Jo David, I R. K Barber ADO; C. L. Green they should be flown front of a building:;, the unionof
Furnished apt., 4 rooms $55 mo. ; 4605 Cardinal, Pho. 6-6592 AB:!; D. Kyam, W. S. Nelson from separate( staffs of the (the flag should go: to thepeak
Mrs. J. B Durham, 2615 Green Wanted job baby sitter Jeanette : RM1 }<'. F. Dednck, AOl; H. R, i iI same height: and the I Hags I of the stall unless the
.. St Pho. j-7510. Stewart: 1147 Alleghany St. I Spencer SD1 ; H. Vandervort, i should be of approximately Hag is to be displayed: at h.tl'staff -
Rooms, Mr. R. Wetherall, 716 No Babies boarded in licensed home ATII::; D. J. Hirsh AD(': E. E. I equal si/.e. \ ).
Fust St Jax Beach. Pho. 4071. Mrs W. C. Parish. 2937 Algonquin Tarter AIB.:! ; Welton.! TN ; C i .i.Mien the flag is displayed 9, Whenever the flag of the
Large c.)ol room, Mrs. B. B. Pho. 2-5355. A. Mahine, BMC.; E. Frost HM('. in manner other than by. United States is carried in 4procession
Grantham. :2739! St. Johns Ave Wanted: Rider from vicinity of L. E. Easterday AM3, C. L. Ham being' flown from a staff, it in company with m 1
Pho. 2-3815. I' Riverside and Post. Working aman, AD2: R. Terry, ATAN; and should be displayed flat I jther flags it should( occupya .
3 bedroom hUll furnished.. $105 hours 0730 to 1600. Lillian Pen.n R. L. Hutchison, ADAN. whether indoors or out When I positiot, in front of the center
month Mrs W. A.: Marsh Pho of the line of flags or on
:- :; I 109 ton. ext 650. displayed either hori/ontally ..
\9-4246.4355: : : Baltic :st.. Ortega, i I ---- - or vertically against a wall the right of the nurching line.
3 room furnished apt., $50 00 mOt t the union should be uppermost x.---
Mrs. W. A. Ready, Orange Pk trh .. D
1460 New YOlk Ave. -

Bedroom Mrs J. W. Lomax. 1402 They're Getting TooFat ,I Industry Has OrdersIn

Ingleside Ave. Pho. 2-1026. ,
WACS Placed On Diet :
Two apts, one furnished: one un- :
furnished; two rooms each i y 4 Washington( (AFPS)- A daily I Case Of Emergency
Marian Breeze, 852 St. Clair> ordered
2400-calorie diet has been -
API'S Several
Washington ( ) -
Pho. 80721. i
i
fur women in the Army and thousand t'. S. industrial plant4
Large room for single girl near
which is Tt'dm.tionfrom
Air Force a Ir
have orders to with the
proceed
Five Points Mrs. B. Quintocall I the standard 3G'O.; aluril'
7-4492 after 1700. manufacture of war' materials au-
< 4 diet with the declaration
Unfurnished garage apt. Avail toimticallv
able after July 1. }Mr, o-orge': The Defense Department had of a state ol national emergency!:
Sheffield, 4346 Shirlev Ave discovered that the SUOO-ealorie( ()() by the ('!eminent Munition '
Pho. 2-3146. r ( z daily diet was so generous: that Board offuuils said recently

Room or share home: with couple women were found to be gaining1 1 ht' Poanl h.K I-MIIM i\ new
$7 week. Mrs. W. R. Tavloi weight, thus frequently requiring "prialnut iun allocation niunii.il"

1218 Dancy St, Pho. 8198iOcean ) larger uniforms.The fur the guidance: of iniimifctitmcis (*-
front room or will I sharp ::1 : new diet includes plentyof and star production
house with working couple ,: protein and vitamins. i iSailor planning: olfirvrs.Moiv .
Mrs. Riles, 2000 Strand, Neptune : \ j t I .-------.x-- -- : than 7,8il> items hays

Beach. Pho. 3884. Iweii i Kit I'n "first j"rl..rity" for' -
:; (on train platform)
Furnished single and double rms iiiitiiiiltirtiire\ in the event of
Isn't ?
Mrs Lee Schultz, 1447 Avon this air exhilarating I .
nierjinc(
SY Porter: No, sah, this air Norfolk I
dale Ave Pho. 2-5030
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2 room apt., $3 week Mrs! S V -------i---- .
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Kicklightei. 2245 Park St, Pho. v ; icl' u

75330.Furnished!' apt. for single girl in Send Your Jax Air News; Home

Murray Hill, H. F. Davis! $4000
month, 3(515 Mayflower Phone
8-;)136. cl'' PLACE

Small furnished apt., $8 week FROM: _._._.._..____ TWO
Mrs. Durham, 2615 Green St 6n CENT
Pho 7-7510..
1 mom apt. furnished, $37: :50 mo _....__.__- STAMP
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Mrs I. Arflm. Iron Kettle and HERE
Orange Park Rd. Pho 2521
JIilii8JW1>:i'lJ' llli""" 'v
Orange Park. Stockton: : 'Jr. of l.t Jackson I
Room for rent. Mrs R Hert/man IIIVAII 1IOPPY-Jackson con TO.Page .
St. Pho. 8-9192 'I Stockton of Cecil Field, is ready for the! w'.14 and woolly west, as
:3338: Randall ',
New :3 rooms and bath apt Mrs he picks out Western garb at the Navy 'exchange.: Aside from -
Glen Simons, 5356 King hury cowboy: suits, guns and holster, there's large selection of chil! II
Ave Pho. 22349. dren's toys and accessories at the Navjr .Exchange Includin tri-

MISCELLANEOUSWoman : eye lee, wagons, bike, and scooter which Wt uld_please any young i i

desires:: ride to Corpus; :tIer t '