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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: August 3, 1950
Frequency: weekly
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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VOL. 8-No. 15 UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 3 August 1950

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Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet Air Wing: 11
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Aviation Cadet Cecil Field Back




.4 Course Gaining F', \ On Active Status



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Momentum HereWith Auxiliary Air Base ReadyFor



the Naval Aviation .. Full Scale Operations

Cadet ( Nav'ad ) program
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spurred on as a result of the Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field, has been placed

present international crisis, hack on active status as of August 1, with its facilities being
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applicants' are hecoming more I
readied as rapidly as possible to undertake full scale operations
plentiful with one Jackson ,

ville lad already accepted this ___ __ __ 0-
week for cadet training. Placed on partial maintenance ville plus a Fleet of Air Service
just last July 1, the auxiliaryair Squadron,
William A. Ross. 19-vear-old
station had been in that status
lad Woodmore ...
who lives at 1678
"
less than a month when the Navy
Irive" was accepted Sunday as a BECOMES; AIR CADET' -Accepted a< a Naval Aviation Cadet. announced that it would reactivate

Naval ,Aviation Cadet and was William A, Ross of Jacksonville right.: is being cong atulated by the base. Blue Angels
pioo? Capt. Raymond N, Sharp commanding officer of NARTU, Jax, On Up to Wednesday morning, no
serve Training Unit 8t NAS Jax. I
the left i is NARTU's Naval Aviation Cadet procurement officer details were forthcoming on the

The NARTl'third this man year to be for nominated Cadet training. by- -Lt.___(-jg_)._Frank. _.Coghlan.International, 0- 0 __ ______ exact functions of the base, butit Get OrdersFor
that details will becoming
is expected
', Ross is the
!: first Jacksonville
the lad :Kerenn o apply uprising for the program since! Situation! the future.in over a period of timein CombatThe

Born in Columbia. S. C.. Ross According to plans Cecil Field
attended: Lee High School in Jax. will become a fleet operationalbase Navy's "Blue Angels,"

Georgia; ; Tech and the University' capable of handling two air I crack aerial exhibition team

ol Florida Governs Hiring PolicyNo groups and maintenance" crews : which was organized here at
Young men who have reachedtheir The field I is an excellent training
NAS Jacksonville in 1946. has
18th but not their! 27th birth I base for carrier type squadronsand I
day are eligible for the program more probational appointments will be made by the I III is expected to take a great been ordered to combat duty

if they can meet standard qualifications Industrial Relations departments of the military' services, it load of air traffic off the main I in Korea, it was revealed
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base at NAS.
The qualifications are: i was revealed in an announcement made last Thursday by I early this week
two tull years of college; mUlCt be In its new active status. Cecil
unmarried and agree to remain I John \V. 'arson, Industrial Relations officer of the Naval Air I Field, located about 15 miles Known as the wot'Id's finest exhibition -
team, the Klue
unmarried until they are commissioned I Station. from NAS, will revert to its Angels
be able to meet the phvsi-I! All hiring, now being done J at the original command under Commander who have thrilled thousands of
cal 'examination and aptitude test. '|I station is based entirely on the yond, June 30 1952.: Such appointments ': Naval Air Bases, Sixth peacetime spectators with their'
serial acrobatics and
Young interested in it is announced, do1 Naval District. precision
men applying i international situation, it is pointed During its inactivation -
for Navi'ud training: can get nit By agreement between: not confer competitive Civil Service status it was under control flying are all seasoned World
in touch with Lt ijgi I Frank the Department of Defense and 'tatus on the appointees I of the Commanding( Officer, War II vetetans They were last
t ojlilan; Naval Aviation Cadet the Civil Service Commission in i Anticipating increased activityat I NAS Jacksonville, I seen here at tie: Navy Charity
pro 'irement ottnet, at NARTU Washington! any expansion will the Naval Air Station due to'' Lcdr Daniel G. Helms who has Carnival In April
netat NAS .Tax. or telephone be rallied out on the basis of the current International ciis I I\s\ been executive officer at the base, P..rforming: their spins, ,rolls
2-7711 extension 56t' 1 temporary appointments which bundled of job hunters have been has taken over duties as officer- I and crazy-formation flying for the
will not exceed in duration be- flocking daily to the station's In- m-charge of the auxiliary station last time at Dallas, Texas last
__ __ I before
-- 0 dustilal Relations otfues. < Sunday some 100.000 spectators -
He relieves Comdr. Thomas W.
WAVES Recruit New Personnel In fact the influx has beenso Hillis who served as oftuer-m- : the Blue Angels! will now
concentrate their skill In the battle -
charge during the base's periodof
great in recent days that :
i
zone of Korea This famed
I Hillis has received
H School To Open Officer SelectedAt it has been necessary to post orders inactivity to report to the USS Aris- I crew will form the nucleus of 1-
advanced I earner squadron which will he-
a special employee
i kany, a new (carrier now under
at the main gate to answer construction at Brooklyn. i assigned to fleet operations as the
Here August 6 Blue Angel Squadron. The famed
0 & R Here I any i inquiries and conduct The latest; order makes the sec- I, flight crew is now equipped with

Ixdr.; I'obeit B, Fol.som.: assistant i interviews with the job seek ond time the station has been re- I the latest K9K' jet Panthers.
Overhaul and Repair department i activated after being deactivated. I *
: professor of mathem I rs.The Commissioned in February 1943, I
a t i i c s at The Citadel, I of NAS announcesthe : tense world situation hag I it was first inactivated, due to The Blue Angels are not

Charleston, S. C.. now on ac- assignment of a new Per not a.s yet resulted in any Increase I lack of funds, in 1948. It was reopened I stunt pilots The team was
| *onnel Administrative officer, in employment: here at in November of 1948 and organized here at NAS in
tic duty. i io. heading the first
!
:
NAS So far, Carson ,
cdr. John L. McMahon( Jr., reports it i operated on full scale until June
recruit school for"A\'E: re- has been possible to fill all em- 30 of this year when Defense Department I April 1916 to acquaint the
crui'is in organized Naval He- who assumed his duties here plo; ment needs by drawing on I orders placed the fieldon I American people with i the

serve divisions, set up at the last week ... Civil Service registers already established partIal maintenance status. type of flying required of all
m 1:' "'Y""" '"'''' I I Until these are exhausted : During its heyday Cecil Field naval aviators and with the
Naval: Air Station by the Na- < I! I II i
; temporary appointments
d played an important part in na- : tactics in the naval
VBureau. of Personnel.. I I will not be made through applications taught
val aviation and until its
partial
Purpose of the school in to givebasic r$. filed now. maintenance status month housed i air training command The

; training to WAVE: recruit ( I Referring to the reactivation of two air groups, consisting of 10 original team, led by Lcdr.Continued .
of the. Sixth and Eighth NavalDttru Cecil Field which has now been squadrons, of Fleet Air Jackson ( on Page 2))
ts. which takes in about pla red back on active status is :.
MX' :states in the south and of August 1. Carson revealed thatit

won! hefi-Uein area.. About 2.1: m anticipated thai the prt'I'entrt'glstf'rs e_., "
I
WAVES ate expected to attend are sufficient to fill all ::-
the ''wo-week school which starts, employment requirements at the i ,'
AujjMst! 6Hnmamler.
auxiliary air !station.
< Folsom and his
,,' "I' i of( five women Reservists; are a
al'PltdIOl'ated at the station VP-3 Arrives :8 Y\ a a
,. I
vrly"! they are making preparation -
'conduct classes, give .
w',mining tests and tram the .e- i from Argentia ti
rr 1111" in military drill. None of I
the .[ 'w'nuts have had boot trainb. -

).: b.>iore..sisting. VP-5 DepartsWith .
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\ :: Commander Folsom I
III'" I.I Phile< ta Reinhardt, } y .
Patrol Squadron :3
Asm" Hunt. Iva Shish : \
;
Lt.1 back at its home I
Shi> !leer Smko. PNI. and \ now !
M I.sin TD1.! all of whom are S, grounds at NAS after a so- I: 'i\1--! -
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se- yes on active dutv Lcdr. John McMahon I journ at NAS Argentia, New I ..
I foundland its sister squadron
Commander McMahon is no I
Air News Back After stranger to these parts, having Patrol Squadron 5 has left i

served at NAS Jax a* a fighter I here for a two-months tour i
Tv/o Week Vacation plane instructor in 1945 and at
NAS Deland. of duty at the same advanced ,

Bark, in circulation after a Before arriving here Com- base. I t.
t. ,i week* respite todav, Jax mander McMahon completed the Commanded by Comdr. Gilbert
An,, Now, IS full of new: of mtfi.si Navy General Line Schoolcourse J. Jo'fIlInhE'lm'P3 will under 1 I f: .

international, national and at Montery, Calif and attended go an extensive training* programnow .,:
for al Hero's your guide: the Air University. at that the squadron' is settled I C ia "j., .
Itree/es Page S Montgomery< Ala, after its Argentia tour of duty I
('TO Notes Page 4 A native of Dallas Texas, the This program Is to insure that j ?o3i !Mosquito Control Page :5 new O Sc: R Personnel officer all hands are up to par to per
Security Page 2 served with t t various fighter ; for lit and execute the role and SCOUTS PItF.StNTWRU: Cain DougUs/ T, Day, NAS
Sports Pages 6, 7 I squadrons aboard the carriers mission of the squadron, commanding officer, accepts a patch-insignia! a* a token of :appreciation -
Supply Sidelights Page 1 USS Saratoga, USS Princeton Patrol Squadron 5's journey to f from senior Scout Grady Gibson of Rock( Hill, S. C. win
Washington Report. Page 2 and USS Boxer after completing; .\rg..nU't.Is not its first Vl5: made the presentation on behalf of the hundrrds of senior scouti
War Rocket Page S flight training in (1911) (Continued on Page '!) who closed their week's encampment here last week.



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Two JAX AIR NEWS 3 August 1950

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fax Air News Report From Washington


Vets minus NSLI refunds ask !
Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air can now why

Station, Jacksonville, Fla.NAS
Jacksonville

Comdr.Capt Douglas Porter! T.F. Day Bedell____ ..Commanding Executive Officer Officer Post Office Dept. Announces New Gift Parcel Rate'

Fleet Air; JacksonvilleRear By Armed Forces Press Service cobelligerent of the United States in World J
Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery Commander Veterans who,have not yet received their War II and was a coparticipant in the Airlift.
Capt. Allen Smith._._..... .. __...._._...:._...._........-Chief of, Staff National Servife Life Insurance dividendsnow All requests for approval must be sub-
Fleet Air Wing Eleven can write concerning their applications. mitted to the Director of Military Personnel
Capt. George C. Montgomtry Commander Inquires should be addressed to E. G. Joseph, Hq, USAF, Washington 25 D. C., prior to 3d
Comdr. Charles Robertson_ Chief Staff Officer Director, Special Insurance Proects Service, September 1951. Copies of authority must be
Naval Hospital Veterans Administration, Washington 25, D. enclosed.
,. Capt. Dwight J. Wharton Commanding Officer C. With the'query, the VA claim number, the
Capt. Guy E. Stahr._ Executive Officer service serial number, and the insurance pol- The Secretary of the Navy has been granted -
NARTU icy number should be included.If authority to appoint midshipmen to the

Capt. Raymond N. Sharp. .. ....___.._..........m ..Commanding Officer you have already received a card from Naval Academy when the full quota of ap-
the VA notifying you of a delay in the pro- pointments has not been filled from normal
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration cessing of your application-do not write. You sources. The authority, contained in IIR 7058,
building. Phone extension 8184. will receive your dividend in due course. specifies that the candidates so appointed must 1
meet all physical mental, and moral require-
Editor-Andrew H.
Planey
The Post Office Department has an- ments provided by law for entrance to the
Ritoch SN.
Staff Members ob Joyce, JOSN, and Shirley ,
nounced that from now on "USA Gift Par- Naval Academy. ..
The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station, cels" going to certain areas of Europe will
with funds
Jacksonville Florida, and printed commercially non-appropriated
at no expense to the government and in compliance: with NAVE XOS P-35. Rev no longer take the reduced rate of six cents An expanded language training programfor
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the per pound. The new rate in most cases will be Airmen has been approved'to meet accelerated -
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil field, and 14 cents. Areas involved are: Corsica, France, requirements for linguists within th?

the heSJ Naval AIR Hospital.NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Re- Germany (American, British and French Air Force Security Service. The program now
production of material from these sources must bear a credit line Republication Zones and the corresponding sectors of Ber- in operation will extend through fiscal year
of other matter, except by service publications Is prohibited without permissionof lin), Great Britain, Northern Ireland, and 1952, and provide training in the Russian
Editor' JAR AIR NEWS. the Netherlands.The language for approximately 500 airmen.
Training will be conducted by the Army
Army Chemical Corps celebrated its language school at Montery, Calif Airmenare
WeekSndWinefTafk 30th anniversary July 1. In a message to its being selected from applications submitted -
personnel, Maj. Gen. Anthony C. McAuliffe, under the provisions of AF Letter 50-51
Chief of the Chemical Corps, said that "with and from qualified graduates of the Indoctri
the assignment of new missions in the fieldof nation Division.
Notes biological warfare and radiological defense,
the role of the Chemical Corps becomes increasingly The Army Medical Department trainingfilm
from important to the security of the "Medical Supply-Armed Forces," is
United States. now available through Army film libraries.The .
film traces the course of medical supply
RfiRTUWING Congress has authorized members of the from the patient or doctor using the supplies,
Armed Forces to accept and wear, subject to back through the station, depot and procure-
STAFF71Everyone Defense Department approval, certain foreign ment office operations necessary to obtain .;
decorations tendered to them for participationin the supplies.
is cautioned that detached duty orders must be filled out the Berlin Airlift between 26 June 1948 This visual training aid, TF 8-1639, is rec- ,
and deposited in the completed order box in Comdr John Ingle's office. and 30 September 1949. Foreign decorationsmust ommended for the Regular Army, ORC, .1
Failure to do so may result in loss of pay for that duty.Lt. be those of a government which was a ROTC, and National Guard units.

(jg) David "R Lewis is the -- -
first member of the Wing Staffto I are also advised to have their af- Blue AngelsContinued .j
volunteer for active duty. fairs in order, such as wills drawnup Limitations Are Imposed on Release

However he has not received orders und power of attorney dele- ( from Pate 1)

Lt. to Jack active Herndon duty has as yet.four de- gated Next just regular in case drill of is emergency.slated for Roy M. "Butch" Voris, con- of Information by Military Services

pendents now. Jack Herndon, August 2627.Shadow sisted of four instructorsfrom

Jr., weight 7 pounds, was added the training command,
June 27 Pleasant H. Gay, Of flying FPF Hellcats Washington (AFPS) To safeguard the national se-
YNT1 was presented with a 6 Senility curity in connection with operations in the Far East

pound girl on his birthday July Approaches At 30Dy The the team Cleveland got its air naml races.whileat A Command, the following: limitations are imposed on the

27. their Congratulations first arrival.MOBILIZATION to. the Gay'son Cleveland news reporter watching: release of information by the military services. .
Armed Forces'Press Service the performance of the Navy pilots 1. Preparations for military operations or movements
INFO Servicemen who are about to remarked: "Those boys are within the Continental United States are subject to the follow-
Dispatches received indicate retire don't need to aboutit. out of this world." The name ing restrictions:
that organized Reserve squadronsmay Neither do the recruits.worry But "Blue Angels" came from this remark a. Ultimate destination of unit alerted: Refer to theater -
be called to active duty. It those who are 30, might be mild- and the Navy officially only, I. e., the Far East Command.b. .
is not known whether 01"not any ly concerned. adopted it. The team's personnelwas Designation of unit: Release numerical designation
units attached to NARTU Jack- changed from time to timeto only when unit is of division size or larger Numer-
sonville will be called. It Is understood It's at that age-30-when sen- give pilots experience. ical designation of units below Division level will
that all personnel will ility (old age) begins to set in. not be released. Air force Group designations will
of led
Composed seven pilots
At least that's the of I
be given 10 days delay in report- finding a by leader Lcdr. John J. Magda not be released. Non-divisional units will be referred .
ing for duty if called. study of age and dexerity by the i of Louisville, Ky.: the flight team to in general as a combat unit, a supporting
Effective transfer applied psychology unit at Cam- unit etc. of the Continental concerned which
immediately 'includes, in addition to Magda, Army ,
... of officer and enlisted membersof bridge University, London. I Lt. A. R. Ralph Hanks, Coeur have been alerted for movement.
the organized reserves to in- "The laboratory does not suggest D'Alene, Idaho; Lt. (jg) George e. Status of equipment: Not releasable.d. .
active volunteer Reserve shall be that foolishness begins to Hoskins, Danville, Ill.; Lt. (jg) Strength: Not releasable.
limited to those cases involving arrive at 30, but it does suggest E. F. Roth, Palo Alto, Calif.; and e. Date of movement from present location: Not re- .
that after that the faint .
leasable.f.
physical disability. age
Lt. (jg) F. J. Murphy, Chicago.
Members of the Organized Re- shadows of senility are approaching Sailing time of transports from Port of Embark
," according to the report. Two dozen of the Navy's bestjet ation: Not releasable.
serves are advised not to keep
calling NARTU for information.Any -x- | picric maintenance men also 2. Movements of naval vessels and transports or cargo
directives affecting their status accompany the crack flight team. ships from the West Coast may be mentioned after departure
will be made known to them VP-3 ArrivesContinued but no mention may be made of movements west of Pearl

as soon as received.All Sits in her lap for kiss Harbor. Photographs of loadings, sailings and reactivation
members of the Wing Staff ( from Page 1) operations of naval vessels may be used within normal security -
last visited the far northern base limits imposed by the local commander.
-- during October and November of Man breaks wife's leg 3. Within tl>e Far East Command the following restric-

Need Cited For last year. tions have been imposed by CINCFE: .. '
The scheduled training with Atlanta (AFPSAn Atlanta a. Reports naming specific units, sizes, places of landing -
More Blood Banks Fleet Air Wing Eleven of reserve housewife is curently nursing a locations and troops movements may not be
squadrons from Anocostla and broken leg, suffered as follows. disclosed until officially announced.b. .
New York has been cancelled it Her husband, a butcher, came Subordinate headquarters, movements, units com-
By Gen. Marshall was revealed last week. Reserve home from work and sat down in j mitted (except Eighth Army, Fifth Air Force,
squadrons VP-661 and FASRon her lap for a kiss. Twentieth Air Force, Seventh Fleet etc.,) or any
F_ Boston (AFPSGen.) GeorgeC 665: based at NAS Anacostia, were As the two puckered their lips field locations may not be mentioned until officially
Marshall president of the slated to train here in July and -her leg bone snapped. The hus- announced.
American Red Cross, has called August, while Reserve Squadron band rushed her to the hospital. 4. Military forces of the United Nations acting in cooperation -
for a nationwide blood collection VP-831 and FASRon 836 of New He explained: "Her legs are small with United .States forces should be safeguarded in
program in the face of the Ko- York weer due here in September and skinny.: She weighs only 116 accordance with the foregoing.In "
jfan crisis. Cpr training:, both visits have been pounds. .it was just an accident case of doubt as to actual military security within the
i "The i fact of present danger ca.n8el ed. and that's air. Continental United States, the Security Review Branch of
and the possibility of its increasing the Department of Defense, Room 2 C 766, the Pentagon, Ex- I

must be met with dis- '.. ......- ... '. -- .. .- tension 71182, is available for advice.
r i r&lcn; but without hysteria," Central t- .. .N : : ,

Marshall said. "A would national rail < 'SS ; ,_ ., t p -
military emergency .
" for quantities of blood almost be- .N. .. \ i. Signal Corps Develops

yond estimate." \ .\"" .' '. New Electronic Device
His plea followed a series of I ; ;. fi Divine
; .b. :
conferences in Boston with lead .: ;!!1""t--, Washington (AFPS-An elcc.
.
officials "",:, tronic device capable of
ing doctors, government generating
and civilian defense authorities.TI1UKSDAY f J "J"; ServicesAt electrical energy pulses lasting -
,- -x- w"' .. .- I<<' only 1,000th of 1,000,000th( ofa
__ ... rVTrRY S3cond ( a milli-microsecond)
T2cnlr'eQ has been developed by the Sig-
Y the Station ChapelsI'rotestant l nal Corps Engineering Labora-

tories. The new device may con-
1045Services. tribute greatly to r.dvances in
fl de Chaplain Charles A, Dit- radio communication,.
mar, All Saints Chapel.
Circuits based On the milli-
AUGUST 3 0915-Hospital Chapel Services. microsecond .
The Tattooed Stranger"John Chap. John E. Hollings- pulse technique
i : worth. are being embodied oy the Signal -
Miles. 4
Corps In experimental mod-
FRIDAY, AUGUST Catholic
els of radio
communications
Three Husbands"--Evelyn \Vil.limns. 0830Mass, St, Edward's Chapel from
Eve Arden.SATURDAY Chap John J, Burns. equipment, short-range
portable and vehicular
sets
5 up
; AUGUST 1030-Mass.
through the trunk microwave
"South of St. Louis"-Joel Mc- 0645-Mass at Hospital Chapel. radio relay stations.

Ii-, Rea.SUNDAY, AUGUST 6 s AfPS From the standpoint of advantages

, "Pretty Baby" Dennis Morgan. U R Missing! in tactical radio nets, a
a MONDAY, AUGUST 7 signal ,officer in the not-too-dis- .
,'. "Foreign Legion" Abbot and HITTING THE BEACH-Armed to the eeL and ready for bat- Grand Rapids, Mich. (AFPS- tant future may have a much
f. Coetello.: tle, troops of the famed First Cavalry Division stream ashore A local church is displaying this wider choice of highly stable
:, rUES., WED, AUGUST 8-' from a landing craft on the Pohang beachhead. The landing, sign: "This is a C1I-CH? frequency channels in a single
"Black nofce" Tyrone Power carried off without a hitch; was the first amphibious operation What ,is missing?" package.
since World War IL -x- -x-

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Bob Gallman tries on the diving suit for size at the boat house.
' Six of the Senior Scouts from this region who closed their camp here last week prepare to go Aiding him left to right are senior scouts, Charles Jackson, Bill I
aloft in a P2V here as part of their look-in on the Navy. Goskie and David Canady all of Hapeville Ga.
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'Know-How' In HereThe
Camp FROM IIERE & THERE


fourth annual regional rendezvous: of senior scouts Army Orders Jeeps
Toledo (AFPSThe
from Georgia, Florida, North and South Carolina, came to a has ordered 8,350 jeeps represent.Army.

.. close here at NAS last Saturday morning when the 250 lads ing a total cost of $22,291,330. The
attendance decommissioned their "land ship" in special order was placed by the Army's
Ordnance Department with
ceremony.
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Willys-Overland Motors.
While cut to only one week's scouts at 16, which is rather P -x-

duration this year, due to the pres- close to the age of acceptanceinto Plan State Guard
sure of times as a result of the
Korean outbreak, nevertheless it military service, aware- ., I Albany, N. Y. (AFPSPlansare
was the opinion of scout officials ness of this*fact was reflected complete for the organization -
that this year's encampment was in the serious attitude of Mr : a of a 25,000-man State Guardin

one of the finest ever held. those in the upper age levelsas ____ tional the Guard event the is called New York into Fed-Na.

showed As usual keen interest the visiting in the: scouts Navy.In they inspected jet aircraft eral service, Gov. Thomas E.

the four years since the Senior flown by local squadrons and Dewey announced recently.
Scouts have been holding: their an- viewed the mothball fleet at } -x-
nual encampments at the Naval the Green Cove Springs na- a iii I To Command In Europe
Air Station, 20 have entered the Washington (AFPS)The Senate -
val station from above.
Navy. Interest in Navy life ran I The scouts receive a demonstration in parachutes from Vernon I Armed Services Committee
at this Six of the air scouts got a real Mathews, PRC, during their visit to the parachute loft. I has the
exceptionally high :year'scamp taste of naval aviation as they approved appointment of
.
Serious Approach made flight in an a P2V anti-submarine of Fleet Air patrol Wing II Gl Bill Has Provided Veterans I Lieut.to Gen.be Commanding Manton Sprague Generalof Eddy
the United States Army Forcesin
With the average age of the 11. The six were specially se-

lected. With Many Benefits !in 6 Years Europe.-y-
131 Bryan W. Henry was skipperof 4# .
Scout Troop the Scouts' "land ship" this Ensigns; Study Electronics
year. Quarterdeck officers were Washington (AFPS) Taking Great Lakes, 111. (AFPS)-Six:
and business
Downs Troop 41 Darrell R. Jansen Harry C. stock on the sixth anniversary of billion. enterprises, totaling teen ensigns of the last gradu-
, Brahms, Julius Hayworth, and the Servicemen's rehabilitationlaw I $11 Veterans who desire ating class of the Naval Academyare
In Swimming MeetBoy Allen Adams.1G.. Boswell, enacted for the aid of veter- schoolingafter undergoing a short course in
1951
25. must enroll
July
by
deputy regional executive from ans after World War II, the Vet- that date. Educational benefits electronic or electrical engineering -
Scout Troop 131 took the Atlanta planned the week's camp erans Administration reported it will cease in 1956. The deadlinefor at the Naval Training Center
measure of Troop 41 in a swim program in cooperation with the had placed $24,800,000,000 in the loans comes in 1957. here.
meet held last Tuesday at the Navy. hands of the country's 15,300,000war -x- ;
indoor pool here, taking seven Lt James F. Todd again actedas veterans. I Navy necl zit Wins Medal
firsts out of eight events for a liaison officer during the en- Approximately seven million Atomic Energy I Great Lakes, Ill. (AFPS-
:38-12 margin of victory. campment. former Service men and women young Navy recruit became the
Aside from capturing seven -x- received on-the-job and class- first Serviceman to win the
h .. firsts in'he meet, Troop 131 took Time Capsule, Army Style room training during the six year Data Is Derived American Spirit Honor Medal
. second place in five events and Fort Lewis, Wash. (AFPS- period. The average training period for outstanding achievement in
third place in three events. Records of Army life here, 1950 was 15 months. Only 300,000 From Plant Life basic military training. Donald
Gene Peltier copped top honorsin style, have been buried for pos- veterans exhausted their eligi- R. Betz of Buffalo, N. Y.. was
the 50 yard free style race with terity at the base of the post bility for training. presented the award on July 1
Washington (AFFS) The De-
Jimmy Litkey finishing second flag pole. In a recent ceremony, About 2,100,000 veterans ob- the day the medal became offic-
Other winners were: a 5 by 10-inch brass box, des- tained Government-insured loans partment of Agriculture recently ially authorized.
unveiled its
Backstroke, Larry Borries, win. cribed as waterproof bombproof, for the purchase of homes, farms house in which large research new will green be -x- :
and .
rustproof buried.x
was
,
ner; Jimmy Lyons, Flight Nurse Honored
runnerup.Underwater Millie: "Was that best conducted in the application of
your
distance: Gene Cox, hear Tom'a a lady killer." i boy friend I saw you with last Atomic energy to plant life and. Hheln-Main A F B, Germany i
winner; Jimmy Litkey, runner-up. "Yeah, they take one look at night 1"Tillie the characteristics of soil. I (AFPS-Capt. Susan Wliela",
.. Side stroke: Jimmy Litkey, first; him and drop dead." : "No, necks best." In a joint announcement of the flight nurse of the 61st Medical 'j
Guy Stahr, second. huge research project, the Agriculture i- Group, has been presented the ,.
Breast stroke: Gene Peltier, No. ........ ..,- ..-, ,..A9 .. .. -. '.r.' Department and the Ato- Bronze Medal of the French Red
1; and Bill Bessette, No. 2: :i : : mic Energy Commission said the Cross in Paris. The award is the i
Guy Stahr Gene Cox and Bill S : i Government hoped for "new and highest granted:: by the organization j
.. Bessette teamed to win the steam I I valuable information" from the to foreigners. It was made
- boat relay. :::; ; : program in recognition of Captain Whe- ";
A clown act featuring swim- ; The greenhouse, located at lan's contribution to the Conven-
mers In the meet, was presented .. the Agriculture Department'splant tion of aero-medical specialistsfrom
between the fourth and fifth Industry station at Belts- five countries, and in recognition ;
events. ville, Md., is equipped with au- of the work of the
tomatic devices and safety flight nurses of the American '
chambers to protect the personnel Armed Forces. 1
Middle Takes Part ,4fP9"b I handling radioactive -'- I

materials. Once the actual ex- 10th Air Rescue Squadron
In Active CombatAboard periments are under way only
researchers trained in precau- Assigned To MATS
a U. S. Aaircraft Car- tionary measures will be admitted Anchorage Alaska (AFPS-
... rier off Korea (AFPS-What) is Assignment of the 10th Air Rescue -
believed to be the first incidentin
Research will begin as soon as Squadron in Alaska to the
which a Navy midshipman took plant and soil materials can be U. S. Air Force's Air Rescue
part in combat action since the assembled. Radioactive material Service of MATS became effective
Spanish-American War, occurredon will be used as "tracers" to study July 1. Previously, the 10th,
board this fighting vessel of the plant's mechanisms. commanded by Cot Bernt Bal
the U. S. Navy.Midshipman "By making normal soil nutrients chen, was assigned to the Alas
Gordon E, Strick radioactive," the statementof kan Air Command. r
land, Palo Alto, Calif., flew com- the two departments said, "the This action completes transferof
bat air patrol over units of the researchers will be able to trace all USAF Air Rescue Squadrons
U. S. Seventh Fleet while in ene- with Geiger counters and other to control of Air Rescue :'
my waters off Korea.In instruments the rate at which Service and will serve to improve '
addition to his "first" Strick- crops absorb food under various coordination and standardizationof
land, after being waves off in conditions. air rescue procedures.

.. two landing attempts, made the -x- There are seven other Air Res \
21,000th landing on the deck of WIVES LEFT BEHIND-Wives of 'sailors and officers aboard "F> got this dog trained so
the carrier. The traditional cake I the USS Philippine Sea wave from. pier at their husbands as the I that he will even: eat off your cue .Squadrons globally deployed
was awaiting him in the officers' carrier puts out to sea at San Diego. The vessel will be the nucleusof I I hand. to provide air rescue service
wardroom. a new fleet forming off Honolulu. That's what, I'm afraid pf." for U. S. military forces, ..,

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Another big bingo patty is on : DEPARTURE- The farewells

tap "Friday night at 2000. Big: I started early. The ten days be-
lAnd little jack pot games. Cash tween detachment and departureof
awards and special prizes for each i the O. B. Porters were filled '

game I with friends reluctant to._ say
Word has leaked out that something goodbye but eager to wish them
a little extra Is in store for I well in the Commander's new as
the weekly dance Saturday night. signment. His next duty will take
There'll be dancing from 2030 to him to Palo Alto, California
I' where, barring a bigger blaze
0300 to the music of Bruce Thomas
and his orchestra. I I from the Korean bonfire, he will
Dean Hudson and his popular take a 22-month course of business -

band will play for a dame at the I administration at Stanford

club sometime this month it Is I I University.
announced. \Vath the plan-of-day I The usually tacit supply officer -
and Jax Air News for announcement I who has held the reins as
of exact date. "No 2 Boss" since April of '47,

Civilian attire may be worn In paused long enough in his leave
the club at any time If In uniform r1ir j' : I taking to pass along a brief valedictory
a tie and coat must be worn I : "On leaving the Supplyand
after 1J>00. Fiscal Department," he said,

A !suggestion' box Is being placeden "I shall take with me memoriesof
the bar near the telephone a wonderful group of people
All constructive criticism and whose loyal efforts have resulted -
beneficial suggestions will be in accomplishing a fine orga-

hf'8rtllwelcomed. by club officials nization. The experience gained
!' ""' .t will be a tremendous asset to me
\ l! 1m --.liJ : ",__ r
Congratulations to Chiefs Clayton personally; the friendships will
and Car leo who recently became I WAVES CELEBRATE-WAVES stationed at NAS Jax joined the rest of their sisters throughout ever remain as warm and good .
proud of baby boys I the nation in observance of the eighth anniversary of the establishment of the WAVES with an remembrances."
papas
-- -- outdoor picnic last Sunday. Enjoying: the birthday cake are these lassie who represent various *
commands at the station. Left to right ar Helen Dimsdale., YN2, Fleet Air Jax; Alice Daniels IIM1, ARRIVAL-Last week, amid

Naval Hospital, who has served the longest in the Navy here: Helen Nowicki, YN1, ComNab-6; the final clearing out process; of
FAW -11 L1MEL1KHT I Margaret Gilmer, HM3, Naval Hospital; Margaret P. Wells, SK2, Reserves and Barbara Earp; In his predecessor, Commander

telligence. Charles Linwood Loring. assumed
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duty as new Assistant Supply &
Comdr. Warner Increased THICKY Fiscal officer. California born, he
QUICKY
r Price Of Food Forces lists his hometown as Berkeley,

Willie rowed threequartersof where he received most of his education -

New Executive a mile upstream in half an including a BA degree
hour. If'there had been no from U. pf Cal. In 1939 he obtained

Officer of VP5Comdr. :, Hike In Civilian Cafeteria Us current he would have taken his commission as Ensignin

only a quarter of an hour. the Supply Corps. The short
What was the speed of the span of a little over ten years
current? duty has been crowded with ser-
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Hex W. Warner Steadily increasing food -----
I The special luncheon, which has vice as varied as it was exciting.
has taken over duties as executive costs cause of which has been such' a hit at 50 cents will jnoq UB sa\\\u\! m je During the last war his assign '

officer of Patrol 1 been charged to food hoarders be increased to 55: cents. The new savour u"JJnJI.L :JM\SUV, ments took him to a good portionof

Squadron !ft, relieving Rich -has resulted in the increase fixed prices at the civilian cafeteria the naval battle scenes allover
I tlll are much lower than the world. The North Atlantic -
who has been in of meals at
ard S. McElroy prices
I
other cafeterias and restaurantsin the Mediterranean. Okinawa
ordered to duty at the Navy I the civilian cafeteria here, it this area, which also have been Florida To Draft and the Philippines. He wa<

Department in Washington. was revealed early this week. forced to raise their price of meals on board the carrier WASP in

Born and raised in Burlington Increased food prices become effective 630 Men the Coarl Sea when that ship was

Iowa. Commander Warner gradu- Inrr*M SlightAt \ August 2 and will con During torpedoed and sunk; and for the
ated from the Naval Academy In tinue In effect here until further Okinawa campaign he was Supply
3P39 and served with the famous a recent meeting the Boardof notice. Officer aboard the battleship
his Directors of the Employees Association Next 2 Months
cruiser USS Houston during I New Mexico.
first lour of sea duty. Later service approved a motion authorizing i i *
included destroyer; and battleship the operators of the cafeteria Depends| on Patronage t The aimed forces will., draft COMMANDER; Loring comes to
duty. I II to increase the price of most Reason for the increased prices some 630 Florida men in the next us directly from Armed Forces
as already pointed out has been
foods served. Included among the two months in a new draft quota Staff College in Norfolk. This is
f.,' "'o\....':.: r1 food prices to be increased were the steady increase in food costs.It fixed by latest directives calling' his first duty in Florida and he
is believed that all
solid meats, to be 40 and 45 cents employeesaie '
r 1'r ; I for increased nation-wide mobih-i i claims it's too early to venturea
: < vegetables 8 and 10 cents: salads aware of the rising prices in zation. comparison with his home-
(
I 30, 15 and 20 cents; and desserts food, as has been evidenced by he has been
According to State Selective state Already chipping -
daily and weekly food purchases
.
12 and 15 cents
around the Station Golf
\ made by those maintaining house Service Director Major Gen. Vivian -
r -- ----
; w{ holds. Collins, another 630 Floridi-1 i course in pursuit of his one hob- ,
trt y New And tastier ans probably will be called in October by. He has the equipment and
Officials are pointing out thata
and November. the desire he says, but little of

.t possible prices solution of food for at decreasingthe the local Originally the draft quota for the ability that game demands.

Morsels Put IntoK' cafeteria will depend upon the Florida was fixed at 252, but the The Air News carried a picture
patronage given by the civilian latest call has upped that figure story about the birth of twin boysto

ikI Ration Packet employees of the station.A Men in Classification 1-A, the Lorings a few weeks back,
single men' in non-eswentlal occupations about which the Commander
memorandum issued Monday
19 through 25 years of commented, "As a native son of
I declared that It has been mutually
Chicago (AFPS) -The Army's age, are subject to first call California, it's a heck of a note
I old "K" ration has been replaced I agreed that should patronage --- to have my sons born in Florida!"
Increase sufficiently to enable the
by a new and tastier 'assault food *
"What do mean by abutting
operators to make the cafeteriaa / you MEMOS Tommy Powell and
packet. I m'y dog? He's not vicious. He -
profitable enterprise consideration
Jack Chance are two of the first
The packet, a recent development doesn't even bite"
will be given from time to from this department to be called
of the Army's Quartermaster time to either decrease food pricesor I "How was I to know lady. He back into active duty. Tommygoes
Food and Container Institute, provide other services neededat raised his leg and I thought he | to Charleston to become
contains any one of eight kindsof the cafeteria. was kick me." i
jt canned meats such gonna ship's cook, second class, again,
) as pork -- -- -- -- ------ -
I and Chance re-dons his Chief
.... .f A r.. :.OF y and applesauce, or beef stew. In
uniforn for
Storekeeper duty, at
Comdr. Rex Warner addition, there are cigarettes, a least temporarily at Jax. .PACT.
cookie and of chocolate.
.. completion of flight train a pieec C. C Chesnut (only one "t" pliz)
Upon
Other developments announced
to
i is another newcomer Supply.
Commander Warnerwas
ing in 1944 by the Institute designed to Assignment: Assistant Commissary
assigned as an instructor in cheer the palate of the soldier. Store Officer. .
advanced training at NAS Jack-
include Front-line that
: eggs I .
In last week's Summer Supplement
sonville. A tour of duty aboaidthe taste like and
eggs a new pow-
carrier USS Wasp followed by Doc Sawbones sagely advised ,
dered milk which "more nearly y ; ,. ,
ii88>5rnment as executive officer approaches cow's milk" than anything the masses to make up their .
aboard the seaplane tender USS previously used by the own minds about the world situ
Fotomoke. added two more types Army. ation and not take the statementsof
c>f ships to his list others. Ended by being pretty
fat is to for-
Milk
now shipped
Commander Warner finally specific himself
came ashore to serve on the staff ward areas under refrigeration.There wn ss Tardy report: John Richardson
recombined with the
of Naval Air Train- it is local
fameas
of the Chief in addition to gaining
r later ordered to FAS- milk by mechanical equipment. Dick
Ing and was NARTlTs dead-eye by
Run 102 at Norfolk where he Canned bread is another Quar- h Iti; punching the most holes in a

r served as executive officer before termaster development. Canned paper bag (his score: 91 out of
joining VP-5.: pound cake is also being distrib 200), also was elected Dixie Reg-
St'rvlngfrom one ship to anoth- uted. A tasty pea soup that can ional president of the Fraternal
t-r. the new exec of VP-5 Is thoroughly be prepared in one minute is now Order of Eagles.: He became the

checked out in all thanesff available.The *a eI big squawk a coupla months back,
the surface and air Navy problem faced by the Institute : but Sidelights failed to take note..

------ ,- --- is this: produce palatable So solly. .

Airborne Anchor Tested nourishing food which will standup Typical casting(: "Follow the

to two years' storage, not meltin Sun, the movie biography of
: To Aid Glider Landings hot climate and be edible to Bantam Ben Hogan golfdom's

Dayton, Ohio (AH'S))-Experiments troops in freezing climates famous comeback kid, will star
.k on an airborne anchor fort -xPhilippines none other than Ben's physical

use in light aircraft and glider! Name TownIn opposite: long, tall, Glenn Ford. .
t landings are being conducted by Next week's Air News will carrya

engineers of the Air Materiel Honor Of MacArthurManila feature story, wilh pix, about
Command at WrightPattersonAF
Supply.
(AFPS) The people of
Base, near here.The ..----y-
the have named a
Philippines
device steel tube 28inches
is a
town the Island of in
on Leyte
, long filled with rocket honor of General of the Army Enough Is EnoughSpringfield
i' propellant)] in order that it may
be fired into the ground as the Douglas MacArthur A bill was

F' pilot] prepares to land. Attached 1 signed by President Quirino to ___ n__. _. __ __ ._.______ ________ ___________,_ wasn't, Ohio (An'S-
lo the tube is a 200-foot stainless create the MacArthur municipality I Roy Kohn happy when
steel ribbon wound on 8 hydraulic I on the island where General HE'S SAFETY WISE-Pert'y Jones, helper general, employed someone cut three feet off his gar-
brake that absorbs excessive -'x-- at Public Works, is thoroughly convinced of the value of wearing den hose But his temper exploded "

I energy and permits a smoother i! Dope Look fit t :; guy withI safety toggles. While breaking concrete with an air hammer, a ,I when he discovered' the .
landing. I two.heatls.I 1 piece of concrete flew up. kinking the right I lens (see above) (If tank of his auto empty Thieves

In ground tests, the anchor Mope: .So what, he's got three I the safety glasses, resulting in a broken lens, but saving the sight I had used the hose to siphon out

Withstood a pull of 25,000 pounds. \eyes. cf Jones' right eye, all the gas.r .


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Entomologists Praise Work :,




SALTY HERE HUMOR AND THERE FROM | Of Mosquito Control UnitScope



)ike Patient myself: again."Thanks doc, I feel of survey and control work accomplished! by the ;i

Doctor: Hmmm then Navy's first and only permanently established Malaria and {

you' 11 need more' treatment. Mosquito Control Unit, directed by Lcdr. John M. Hirst, jj

found favor this week in the eyes of two eminent entomologists

know Jack her: What like a do book you? mean you visiting the Unit, based here at NAS, to get a firsthand ,1

Mack: I met her In a circulating view of the extensive program. 4
library. Lcdr. Richard T Holway, who \
now heads the Insect and Pest planned to acquaint himself with ;
.. Jack What did the guy who Control Section, Preventative Med' the field worn In Insect areas. J
s .. held you up look like? ical Division, Bureau of Medicine, Present Means Effective
Mack: He was a short bald recently returned from Cairo, Arriving at the same time was j
,
guy About six feet lull with black Egypt to relieve Comdr. J. D. De- Lcdr. Lloyd E. Rozeboom, on a ,
hair. Coursey' In the Washington ,post. two week's active duty tour. Dr.
I 1 NAS Jax is the first naval station Rozeboom, who received his ScD .1,
. .. Dope: See' that guy over there' ? | on his tour of inspection, at Johns Hopkins University, Is
He's windblown. now assistant professor of entomology .. j
Mope: A kiss and tell gut, eh ? ; there.

Dope: No, he plays the trum- I I MOSQUITO CONTROL EX- Both scientists are agreed' that,
r -t. '.,.,,:;, while chemical warfare against
PIAINEUPromlntnt Navy insect' pests can be carried out
"My son wants' to be a racing scientists, visiting the Malaria with effective results, particularly

motorist. What shall I do?" and Mosquito Control Unit at in military areas where timeis I
"I wouldn't stand in his way." : NAS, lauded the control pro ie. lacking for other means, there'
Is no substitute for good sanita
"Why do bees buzz?" gram carried out here. At the I

"You'd buzz, too, if someone' top are left to right, Lcdr. Lloyd tion.Dr.. Holway has devoted much

Mole_your honey and nectar." I E. Rozeboom, ento. -ology professor attention to the housefly while

at John Hopkins; Lcdr, serving with Naval Medical Research .
.:...
.
j DiD r-t' .:. John Hirst, officer-ln-tharge of Unit No. 3 in Cairo. The '
R.ILL..J situation' there he says, Is "un-
the local unit; Capt. Julius C believeable." Flies abound, flour

Early, Senior Medical officer of ishing in the filth of the city, and
_'"' rtJ iii"p NAS, and Lcdr. Kichard T. Hol ., .. spreading diseases' such as dysentery

r"" way, of the Bureau of Med ; cholera, typhoid and eye In
:: fections. "One sees flies crawling ,
icine and Surgery, At the bottom
all over the faces of children,
,
Lcdr. Rozeboom learns
c attracted the of the
moisture
/ .. by
/_ 1" ;.... or about the powerful insecticide eyes, mouths and noses The climate .

spray emitted from a ground is very dry there, he as

disposal unit.Florida t* serted.
Praises: Local Unit
*
Dr Rozeboom said further that
--
j ; chemicals are good for a year or
Citizens USS Midway Steams some time less before insects are
V \ New Navy Plane able to build up resistance; offsetting -
/ Toward Mediterranean them. Climate also servesas
: I
Buy $9 MillionIn Can Spot Target I a control with hot dry weather .
I t The giant carrier USS :Midway such as Is found in Texas Georgia -
:;'V I has departed from Norfolk and Egypt, acting against the
I Savings Bonds Fore And AftThe Virginia steaming towards the insects.
Dr. Rozeboom also took a dim
-. .--.. -- -"-- I Charles E Commander, Jr. Navy recently unveiledat Mediterranean to join the Sixth view of the potato bug as a war
I
"Quit throwing sand in the chairman of the V. S. Treas El Segundo, Calif. an 11- Fleet. The departure of the Mid- weapon. Of Dutch descent' he
water, d'.va wanna lose the island ton raider capable of blasting way follows the established policy has been teaching at the Johns
ury's Savings Bonds Com-
of the Navy in augmenting
? enemy' bombers from the air Hopkins University over 10 year
.. mittee for Duval County has the Sixth Fleet for brief periods I
-- ----- -- at 600 miles an hour or cruis- During that time he has worked
Jack: Who gave you the black announced that the report of ing slowly enough to strafe The Midway has Carrier Air I on many projects carried out in

eye? the final week's sales in the ground targets.The Group 7 aboard Fighter Squadron !|I cooperation with the Navy. Most
Mark it. : Nobody, I had to fight Independence Drive i added deal purpose DouglasF3D 74 has been replaced by Marine ,''of' his work Is classified as tlieioi -
for
Skynight plane boasts radar Fighter Squadron 211. 'i retlcal research rather than physi-
$393,850; Series E. U. S. Savings
I 1 .
which can tar- theI! ological.D.
eyes spot
Accompany the Midway on
A little which
.. .. Operation ditty Portrex originateddining : Bonds to the previously gets in front or behind, the re- trip to the Mediterranean An will be | Holway who was awarded
Oh mud, as splashed by truckor announced total of $914,9. port leveals. The Skynight. Destroyer Division Twenty-One, his A,B. from Dartmouth and his
jeep This brought Duval County's powered by two Westinghouse' which includes USS F. T. Berry, I IDD8581. Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts -
You make my filthiness complete figure for the entire campaign up jet engines Is the Navy's first i r, USS Keppler' ( DD70.V), I In Amherst commented
; to $1,308,792 which is 113.3'.. of : night fighter designed for that USS Norris ( DD859)) : and the I that the local control Unit "Is
As through your slut-hy slime the county's quota of 1155000.! pur pOl I creepSometimes' The promotion period of the With twin-wing tanks the I Carrier Air Group Seven in- i, so praised that close cooperation;
: on rear, sometimeson campaign which featured an exact new plane could fly across the I dudes Fighter Squadron 71, i, existing betwen the Navy and civihan .
feet. replica of the Liberty Bell country. The wing tanks can Fighter Squadron 72, Fighter I entomologists in the use of
-_ as its symbol, extended from May be replaced by napalm jellied I Squadron 73, Attack Squadron 75, techniques and equipment. "The
15 to July 4. The accounting period gasoline bombs. The plane's and Marine Fighter Squadron 211 spirit" I have found here is excellent
ended July 17 to permit the four 20-millimeter guns can be which has replaced Fighter Squadron he said.MATS .
processing and transmittal of backed !up by rockets or two 74. ------
sales resulting from the drive activity 2,000-pound bombs. -
I The' Navy has ordered a number Brownreading( statistics) "Do Issues
The final week's report added of the speedy jets which I vou know that every time I
$3,305,006 to the state total carry a pilot and radar opera- breathe, a man dies'" Warning Against
.. which brought the state sales to i I tor who sit side by side. Hanson "Egads man, why
$9,017 325 or 109.1% of its quota don'.; you chew cloves7"
of $8,265,000. The people of the -- Possible RumorsWashington
nation bought 110" of the na-

tional quota Florida finished in (AFPS) Headquarters -
18th place national!}. In all 44 of the Military Air
N rsSANDRANo) of Florida's 67 counties oversubscribed Transport Service has advised all
their Independence Drive
(commanders take positive ac-
quotas tion to prevent the spread and
Duval County Savings Bond growth of rumors during the cur
Chairman Charles E. Commander rent international situation. Ru..
.
Jr stated that he had received mors may be fabrications designed
an expression of gratification to serve ulterior purposes it
from State Advisory Chair- was stated.

man V. H. Northcutt of Tampaand I I Headquarters, MATS, outlined
R L. Markham, State Director courses of action open to com-
of the Savings Bonds Division
manders follows
as : keeping per-
for the commendable' participation sonnel informed to fullest extent
by the people of Florida
consisten with security; explaining -
and of Duval
County. '
.. importance of pertinent situ
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ations using neither understate-
Big Mechanical Brain consistent with security; explaining -

To Try Translation I I growth and purpose of ru1 .
1: mors; and exposing rumors by
Pasadena Calif. (AFPSAddnew posting them in appropriateplat
mechanical inventions. esLot
'
Scientists at the' University I -x-
California in Los Angeles predict I| r tR
that its huge mechanical brain i Of SummonsesPhiladelphia
soon will translate foreign
guages at the flip of a \\' 'Jlan. (AFPSThere) :.
already solves the most intricate were no traffic court sessions
during an entire week here
; mathematics problems. Initial recently
translation attempts will be madein 1rP Police Capt. Albert Du-
having the brain translate RUSsian Dois announced that the supplyof
',. or German into English. summons forms had been ex- .
hausted because of the increase
t'I"9 Then there's a robot hoe that in summonses.

thins out plants and weeds as fast .--- --.v.--
20 agricultural laborers The
as
electronic device already has N N ray I Birds Of 11 Feather ,j
_. .. ... .: worked successfully in thinning ;e A n .x ..
-- -- Shrewsbury, MJSS. (AFPS)-
stuffed whirls sugar beet plants. anJ plans are I John R Sullivan found a bird egg
'. lor Sandra Spence; just a under way to try the machine in OUT OF TilE J\IOTIIIJAI.LS-The Navy has announced that on his front lawn and put in a z,
Fluffed ottoman. Despite! the cotton fields. it is taking an undisclosed number of small aircraft carriers out I cage with his canaries Brighty
cool New York "weather the ul the mothball fleet to ferry men, airplanes; and equipment to and Chipper. They took turns sit
CBS television lovely poses Good breeding depends on your I the Korean front. Pictured is an airview of the mothballei: fight ting on the egg for two weeks until
warmly lungs ing strips Clot the U. S, battle fleet at Bremerton, Wash. a baby robin was hatched.



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Cops City League Crown ,


Minus the services of their star moundsman, crazy-arm Ed Buchrich, Jax Navy's
determined softballers were forced to come from behind to edge Happy's Sports Center 11-

, 10, in a wild and wooly championship playoff fray Monday night to capture the City League .
Softball crown.CHAMPIONSHIP.
Playing before the largest
crowd of the season at Lackawanna
:, With Bob Joyce -0 Park, the two clubs were at it
4 7)F tooth and nail throughout the
With the big argument over whether the 1950 baseballis whole fray-a real thriller and
livelier than that used in 1919 going strong, several major son.fitting finish to a fine loop sea-

league stars have voiced their opinions. Dick Bartel, Detroit The three-game playoff was I
Tiger coach says you can tell it has more life by the feel of necessitated as a result of Happy's
it. Bill Dickey says there is a reason for it because "these Sports Center taking the second
half bunting after Jax Navy had ,
home hitters
don't become run overnight.
. guys
. won the first half round of play.
Major League clubs are now devoting much of their Win First 2-1
spring training to giving the players the instinct of knowinga In the first playoff fray, Jax
good ball to hit. The Brooklyn Dodgers have a mechanical Navy came out in front, 2-1, be-
' device that will not only throw the pitches, but if the ball hind Bucherich's great twirling.Happy's .

is bad, the hitter cannot swing until a perfect strike zone ship series evened by copping the the champion.second

r pitch is thrown, thereby pointing out that hitting is just as fray 3-2. All games were close
much a science as the art of hurling. hard fought affairs, resulting in '-'
6 A' some of the finest ball seen in
,i Longest Ball Hit At :Mason Jacksonville all year.

In the second game of the Southern Area playoffs held from In the a 5-0 finale deficit Navy which fought Happy'spicked back

here. last week, fans witnessed the longest ball hit on Mason up in the third frame. .
Field this year. Danny Rodiguez, Parris Island catcher, tagged { Scoring one in the third and six
4 one of "Gus" Gushanas' pitches and sent it out into the in the fourth, the locals pulled

Softball diamond, well beyond the big oak tree in far left ahead the sixth 75. Happy's to knot bounced the count backin at
' field. The marker down the line shows the tree as 350 feet 7-7 and counted three more runs
away. Not to be outdone, Keith Churchill and Owen Coffee in the seventh for a 10-7 lead.
+ for Jax Navy rapped a couple off Ed Tracy. Churchill's went ? k. ? In the ninth canto Jax Navy
for a triple into the oak and Coffee's went to the left of the tallied four times on three free
four with aboard. N* passes and singles by Austin Sfo-
oak for a bagger McSparin r ver and Gene Horton. The four
Jax Navy, incidently, shattered a few Parris Island runs put the sailors ahead 11-10 "
dreams in that encounter. The Islanders had a record of 16 enough to give them the city

Straight, before Gushanas handed the :Marines a 7-3 loss. championship all to they fought hard
season annex.
Navy knocked Ed Tracy, record 9-0, out of the box in the .----nar.w+...r..w.rA4.rlA'Gr d-- Hard Fought Tilts

seventh for his first loss of the season. PLAl"OFFJn: : Navy's Russ Cummins The opening,: playoff game last
slides safely into third base as Hal Willhoyt of Happy's Sport Center week was strictly a pitcher's bat
::1| Gushanas Fans 88 In 6 is pulled off the bag on a bad throw in a City League champion tle with both moundsmen, Ed
ship fray Tuesday night. Navy won the fray 11.10 and the City Bucherich of Navy and John
Joe Gushanas never seems to get enough. Gus fanned .League championship. Chitty of Happy's giving up but .
75 l hitters in five games, going into the game with Parris -- three tingles. Navy tallied first ,
Islahd last week He fanned 13 more to boost it to 88 in six Melee With Snake Keeps in the initial frame when Tirpac
games and hand. the Marines their first loss in 16 starts. I walked, .vent to second on Hor-
This was last Thursday. Friday morning we saw Hans Lobert, ton's perfect bunt and scored on
Diamondmen Limbered overthrow after
New York Giants' scout in the stands, looking over the crop UpThe an third on a fielder's choice.reaching Thelocals' .,
of players on the field. It's just too bad that Hans missed sun beamed down as second tally came in the
:,Thursday's game. usual last Thursday on Mason Silently the serpent poked sixth when Frank Firardeau
field, making it hot and humid, his head out which was prompt. singled after two free passes by
i. Majors Affected By Draft Lawr and the Key West players entered ly sliced, almost from his body. Chitty. Happy's scored their lone
the dugout lackadasically This seemed to rile him and he marker in the sixth.
This latest war scare will have little affect, if any, on but in just a few short min began: to wiggle violently, In the second fray Jax Navy
players of the major leagues, Commissioner A. B. Chandler utes they were "loose as. a swishing his tail around to the fell behind the swift slants of Cecil
opening left from the removed Harrell who pitched two-hit
told and goose.
a group of American National League representatives boards. Clark
Just as they entered the dug thereupon grappled ball for a 3-2 victory. Harrell
recently. out, the Key Westers spotteda with the snake's tail, pulled held the sailors hitless after the
Guys like Al Rosen, Larry Doby and Dick Kosek of the large snake which made a him with his might, removing first frame and fanned five Navy
Indians, Art Hontteman, Ted Gray and Vic Wertz of the surprise appearance, and with the and reptile Hung him from out his to hiding right place field. second batsmen. Bucherich mound, making his '

Tigers, Yogi Berra of the Yanks, Ralph Branca of the Dodgers all the shoving helter-skelter around, the pushingand lads ance, pitched straight another great appear game
:' and Cass Michaels of the Senators, to mention only a could have later dispensed with Didn't Prove Jinx giving up but four hits, but four
few will be called. Yet Chandler says the majors will hardly warm-up practice because they Judged to be between four free passes at crucial moment'
r; feel the draw on players from 19 to 25. Just these few men- really "limbered up" in a few and five feet in length and fall.led to the tiring hurler's down

tioned will leave a hole in their respective clubs and Mr. short minutes.. about two to three inches in Bucherich was slated to pitch
Front Office says there will be little affect on the majors. Gives Him the Axe diameter, the creature beganto his third straight fray in the finals
..What does Mr. Chandler call 'little affect'.? Snake expert, Dick Clark coil. All hands there rushedto but he was transferred on
Jax Navy second baseman, who the scene to watch Clark the eve of the big game. One of '
Williams Working Out around the finest softball twirlers in
t' was to watch the fray finally dispose of the reptile,
bellowed "Let's get him," so this area, Bucherich was highly
'r We read that Ted Williams has been carrying on secret "Operations Snake Pit" got un now imagined to be from the instrumental in Jax Navy's success
';Workouts at Boston's Fenway Park with the hope of getting derway. Clubs, picks axes, moccasin family, with one swipeof I I I on the diamond for the past
,' baseball bats and a little courage the axe. three seasons.
back in the lineup by September. Will Williams get back in
the lineup and will he be as good and as powerful as before ing was struggle gathered, with for the the serpentof com

Is a big question an unknown species. Williams-Wilson Duo Takes

Remember the 1937) All-Star game when Dizzy Dean The station police were called
:was injured? Diz fractured his toe and that ultimately led just in case. Clark along witha

to his retirement from active play to work as a sportscaster. ceeded couple to of pound his teammates on the boards,.pro-, Duval! Tennis Doubles TitleA
There' was others too, like Ival Goodman in the 1939 All-Star driving the hisser to the open
game, but he was out only temporarily. Max West met a similar vantage point. A spike was
fate as Ted Williams in the 1940 All-Star game when he used to pin him to prevent him pair of underdog Navy racket wielders, Owen Williams of
too crashed into the wall at St. Louis. Maybe Williams remembers from retracing his trail and. an NARTU and Leon Wilson of Reserve Squadron VP-741, upset the
held in read1nE'ss.Tars
axe was
too well what happened to Dean and this is the dope to capture the Duval County TennL championship by drub.
bing top-seeded Andrew Ziebe and Bob
Higgins, 2-6, 7-5, and 15-13,
reason for his extensive exercise of his left arm. It should Return in the finals played last Tuesday at Boone Park.
be interesting to watch ana see If Williams might be another
It was sweet victory to Williams
victim of the jinxed All-Star classic. I ond seeded duo.
Home Mon.Jacksonville's and Wilson, who were fourth
}. I DID YOU KNOW:? seeded in the meet. They finished Play has* begun* on* the all-
Tars come off as runners-up in the same
ball to the outfield travels-98 in 4.3 station men's doubles tourna-
t That a fly yards the road Sunday to open a four- tournament last year. Williams is
Seconds; a line drive to the outfield will make 100 yards in day home stand Monday night the NAS Jacksonville net king ment being played at Boone
4 seconds; a billiard ball clips it off at 30 miles per and a against the Augusta Tigers. All having won the singles crown park.
.
golf ball 120 miles per hour. Actually, it's better to get hit here for the past two years.In Battling for station honors are
of the four frays are at night a gruelling three-set finals the duos of George Chalmers and
by a fast freight, providing you don't get under the wheels. with starting time set at 2015. match, which lasted three hours, Owen Williams, George Roe and
Jack Dempsey used to specialize in 8to 10-inch punches, Still trying desperately to get the Navy duo scored their second Bill Elliot, Len Curtis and Dick
credited with 135 :M.P.II.' Joe Louis threw his blows from a out of the celler of the Sally upset of the meet in downing! the Wheat, and Bill Willis and Bill
II League, the Tars have about a top-seeded pair. Previously Williams Graham.
greater distance and was clocked at 127 M.P.H. There you I month to do it, with the season and Wilson had knocked pff The tourney will be conductedas
are,lake your pick. ? I,ending early in September. John Ross and Robert Ross, sec- a round-robin affair.

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single hole since coming here ... .+ ". "" .... '.. <';.. .',...v..,"'*
when he scored birdie 3 *" ,..'. >." '<-.- ><+' ;
a on t. ,- \1f. .... M"tt ;\ Jax-Navy varsity baseballers faltered in the stretch,
number 9. lIe made a fine first '; .1" ..w : :: '; < t;$ dropping two straight games to be eliminated from the
drive and his second shot put I rr :, A.. .... ; 1'.!;:" !J \'
Sixth Naval District Southern Area .
:::> playoffs held at MasonField
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him 23 feet from the cup. He "''' 1 M: ;7' t ,, << t :t.x.f"A .
followed with a nice putt. hA 7..t t .'; 1; .(f over the past xuPplf.PTirl..
{ 1 '. The locals the Parris the first
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1. tagged fray by scoring two runs
Family combination: Chaplain ,4'il"J" ''. *'"'.';'''' '\'N ,'f. fK-'Io'' Y""" '. '. "...,; {.. Island Marines, last year's Sixth on Owen Coffe's single and a tri-
Dittmar and his son with Mrs. ; t : x ;i;' ; ti \i' : Naval District champions for 14 ple by Don Manning Dick Clark

Dittmar and daughter was the '.. "_J;". \''''''.''<>< 'tl .O. 1 W'f,' ..;"' m '''Xv' '. hits and 7 runs to hand the Ma- flied to left for the first out scor-
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first family foursome on the iS 'i.W Wt."V" : :fli ', itfJ rines their first loss in 16 starts ing Manning to give the locals a
.. course last Sunday. e.t.4t1 \' -; E : ...,t : :: last Thursday in the tourney two run lead in the first.

'; < "' "J.; ., A. 5 ':""""" :f'",:, .' opener, only to drop 4-3 before Bouncing back, the Marines
Cmdr. Bedell posted the lowest t't_%, _""' ,.?.;...,.._w"_ .."_.. _,".w.oA'.,."_''tAr'l.,_: "" ; NAS Key West Monday.; scored three runs in the top half

score of his career, a 42, in a I BASEBALL TOURNEY ACTION-In one of the Sixth Naval Beaten 5-2 of the third with singles by Pet-
threesome with Ed Foster, Hank District southern area baseball playoff games played here, Rabbit Tuesday the locals again tan- ers, Larghey arid a homer by
Gage and Gene Peltier.A Edison, Parr Island left fielder is safe at first as the ball gets gled with the Marines in their Rodriguez. Although "Lefty"
away from Green Cove first sacker John Spinale. Nick Butchko, third start of the slated threedaymeet Gushanas worked himself into a
BIT OF ETIQUETTE: Golf Islander coach, did some fast stepping to keep from being hit by and were eliminated as the hole in the sixth and seventh innings .,
ers should realize that there are the throw. Parris Island won this fray 10-3. Marines held the sailors to two retiring the side with three
-- two types of play, stroke play runs while they racked up 5, men on, the Marines were held
and match play. Match play is eliminating Jax-Navy from the scoreless the rest of the game.
scored hole by hole, while stroke Two-Part Confronts tourney, which was a doubles- Lose To Key West 4-3
Quiz Query
play is the total strokes neededfor eliminating affair. Jax-Navy's other tallies camE
18 holes. By topping Jax-Navy, ParrisIsland in
the
fifth when Tibbet, put on
4 Sports Fans In Today's ContestAfter moved into the finals with after being hit by a pitch, scored
For the golfers whose thirst of- Key West yesterday at Mason when Churchill got on first on an
_ten shortens their game, water Field. At press time Wednesday, errort, the sixth when Coffee
fountains with ice cold water a two weeks rest, Air borrowed from the Armed particulars of the final game were homered with McSparin aboard
have been installed on the course, News sports page readers Forces Press Service. not known but full details will be and in the seventh Churchill
t located at every third hole. Coke should be up and ahead in The first part is '"What ma- carried in next week's Air News.. scored on Henry's single. Henry
machines have also been added their sports lore and ready to jor league teams started the Coach Frank McCaffrey's choiceto scored on McSparin's: single to .
as a convenience to players. try anything shot at them in 1950 season with new managers face Parris Island in Tuesday'sgame round out the tallies for Navy.
the way of queries in the Jax was right-hander Chuck
? Longest ball of the day was hit
Mrs. Day, one of the new Air Bernard News Sports Quiz PN1 contest.of The second portion is "Who Webb. This was the crucial gameto by Danny Rodriguez, Parris Is..
members of the officers wives Savransky, was the last active spitball decide whether Parris Islandor land catcher, who tagged Gush-
ComFairJax the last win-
golfers, is expected to be one of of the was pitcher in the majors and who Navy would step out of the anas for a four-bagger in the third
ner weekly contest
. the better woman golfers on the the cor- did he last pitch for?" meet. with no one on. The only other
rectly answering question The Islanders Webb for homer of the Owen
tagged
by
course. game was
"What Prize of two tickets to Jack-
backstop once caught a
five runs on 12 hits to send the Coffeet who hit a roundtripperin
ball dropped from the Wash-- sonville Tar home are
games
local sailors down 5-2. Wil- the sixth with
Golfers are urged to be con- Willy McSparin
ington monument". The ans- still being offered to the first
siderate of the cleanliness of the liams was credited with the win aboard.
wer was- Gabby Street per- correct answer. Send in your
course by returning coke bottlesto formed the feat while playing answer to the Jax Air News allowing Navy two earned runs I Key West handed the locals
the racks located on the for the Washington Senators. office, room 123, main admin- on seven hits and giving up only their first setback of the tourney
course. This week's query is a two istration building or phone three free passes. Webb fannedsix i Monday, 4-3. when the local sail..
:.. Parris Island hitters and al- ors booted the ball for nine er-
--x-- part quizzy-very easy at that, extension 8184 or 216.Grego .
Idwed five bases on balls.
...
Ruletl As Favorites rors.Righthander

, NY Giants Scout Foulk Win Berths ; a heavy Picked favorite from the, the beginning locals broke as ing on the five hill Bob hits for Becker allowed Jax-Navy, work-,
1 gave up one
: a 16-game winning streak for the
base balls and fanned five
on Key
Looks In On : Marines in the tournament open-
l West batters, but was charged

., SE TourneyUnnoticed On 6th ND Links SquadNAS ]i,I er first last defeat right-hander Thursday of the and season.Ed handed Tracy The veteran his locals -- with Baird the was loss.the winning Southpaw hurler John in

I scored behind the brilliant this fray. Top notch pitching by
by many at the of Gus Gush- both Becker and Baird was hindered
pitching southpaw
Parris Island-Green Southern Area tourney Cove Jacksonville placed two men of the Sixth Naval anas. In downing the Islanders, by the nine Jax-Navy er-

Springs last Friday morning at District golf squad entered in the South Central District Gushanas fanned 13 hitters to rors.

Mason game Field was Hans Lobert, meet now underway at Pensacola. Tony Grego and Bill Foulk, boost his record! for the seasonto Tourney SummariesHere

New York Giants scout, who half of the four-man team which participated in the 6th ND Navy 153. caught the Islanders brief is the tournament in
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was in town for a few days and meet last week made the grade.
flatfooted in the first inning of
In to look First day, July 27-NAS Key
dropped "just '
around." Grego, 48 and 49 station links ." .. -----e .,.-a..........-..,.. ... ,-. I West over Green Cove Springs,
, Lobert is a former New York champ and 1950 runner-up, led ...;w: : 6-2; Jax-Navy over Parris Island,
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the field of 32 golfers at NAS [ ." ., r-3.
Giants infielder and was con '
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the fastest Pensacola with a score of 305 i Second day, July 28 Parris
sidered one of men
in the Sixth Naval District
play ,
Island Green Cove rained out
vs ,
Hans
in baseball during his *ra.
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offs to cop the No. 1 positionon after three and half d
a innings. '
in '
is quite familiar to people '
the District squad. '"
Parris Island leading 1-0 Key \
the Jacksonville area, especiallywith ;
Bill Foulk finished third with
!,. West rained
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the youngsters. He won fit \ vs Jax-avy out.
311, to assure NAS a twoman'representation ..
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the hearts of the kids with his the four-man' ': Third day July 29-Parris Island -
on ttt 4 > vs Green Cove, nine inning
at the past two ses-
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presence 6th ND team. Bill McWilliams :
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tie. Green
; Cove leading in top
sions of the Jax-Navy Baseball I
Camp. and Wright North, 1950 NAS Jax : ;;Y J 't %;, k, of 11th, 5-4, rained out; Key Westvs
champ, other two members of the :
Jax-Navy in afternoon, rained ,
I His chief duties now are scout NAS team participating in the
and "trouble-shooter" for the 6th ND meet, finished further I out.Fourth
Giants. Hans, during spring down the list. c ; day, July 30 both

training, carries much of the The local golfers competed games rained out.
load at the Giants huge spring against golfers from NAS Memphis Fifth day, July 31-Parris Island -

training camp at Sanford, Fla. NAAS Saul ley Field, NAAS eliminated Green Cove
Rain Interrupted the third Whiting Field, NAAS Corry } Springs. 10-3; Key West over .
game of the area playoffs that Field, Parris Island, Green Cove s Jax-Navy, 4-3.
Hans witnessed and the veteran Springs, Charleston and Camp Sixth day August 1-Pairis Island -
baseballer said, "I didn't get Lejeune. eliminated Jax-Navy, 5-2;
much chance to really look the Comprising the 6th ND team Parris Island over Key West, 14- <
boys over." Lobert is very much that will compete in the South. 0, for only shutout of the tourney. :

impressed with the calibre of Central tourney are Grego, Foulk, I I Seventh day, August 2-Finnl 1
service baseball. Comdr. E. K, Ellis of Memphis game for championship between
When asked about the American (306)) and Lcdr. Ed Peck, Whit I Parris Island and Key West (results -
and National League pen- ing Field ((313)). tj not available at press time). .

... nant race, the 70 year old scout Districts to send teams to Pen- -x- .
said he likes the Phillies in the sacola, along with the Sixth are Green Bay, Wis. (AFPS)-Gen-i
National and either Clevelandor Eighth (New Orleans); Ninth (Tuffy) Rozanl is the new coach ..
Detroit in the American. (Great Lakes); Tenth (San Juan) of the Green Bay Packers the 1
and Fifteenth (Balboa). first new coach in 31 years for .. 1
-x- that team. He replaces Earl L. -;
v Lucious Luke Easter, slugging (Curly) Lambeau who resigned 'I?
]ght fielder for the Cleveland : ) k a i v\ R to become vice president and head
Indians is a trusting soul. lie ACE GOLFERS-Tony Gre- coach of the Chicago Cardinals.
didn't care what the Indians of go, left, and Bill Foulk, right .
aI
fered him in his 1950 contract. members of the four-man NAS vr Dallas, Texas (AFPS) Madi-

"Anything is okay by me causeI links team, which competed in son (Matty) Bell, head football ,:l'
ain't proved myself yet," he the Sixth Naval District meet coach of Southern Methodist University .. .
said to general manager Hank finished No. 1 and 3 respectively since 1935 less three

.. Greenberg.TO to win berths on the years in the Navy-has resigned.
District team which moves Into t He was succeeded by II. N. (Ruses.
THOSE HECKLED BY the South Central area meet ) Russell: his backfield mentor
DODGERS-Just remind the'Usually now underway at'' Pensacola. n Bell will be athletic director of

enthused fans that the Bums Grego finished with a top 305 A. t r SMU.
have never won a World Series. and Foulk had a 311.


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CLASSIFIED Certain AntiHistamine Drugs Found

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BULLETIN To Be ,Ineffective In Fighting ColdFour


FOR RENT antihistaminic drugs thonzylamine, chloroprophenpyrida

p 4 rm. furn. house. Etta Marsh, mine, doxylamine and! pyrathiazine- were found to be Ineffective In
z 4590 Merrimac Ave. Ph. 2-7155.
Furn. apt. 3027 Riverside Ave preventing or relieving the symptoms of the "common cold" in a

2-5173. study recently completed at the U. S. Naval Training Center, Great ..

Rm. furn. on Randall in Edge Lakes, Illinois.A .
wood. Newman, 8-6634.
of
total 1,964 persons were
Small apt., 5050 San Juan Ave. included in the study, conductedat vent the occurrence of these (respiratory -
Mrs. J. A. Hubbard 2-9739. the ;Naval Medical Research ) infections. It is also evi-

6-rm. apt., unfurn. 1127 Liberty Unit No. 4, Great Lakes, by Cmdr. dent from the data presented ori
St. Edna F. Gresham. Ph 4- Lk' John R. Neal, Medical Corps, anda the symptomatology in those admitted .

4848. 1 staff of assistants. or visiting the dispensarywith
Furn. rm. Call Mrs. M. Herty- One general conclusion to be respiratory complaints that

man 8-9192. 9 drawn from the study, is that there antihistamines did not 3 bednn. furn. apt. 826 May St Is no significant difference in the decrease the number of' men visit.
7-6048 Mrs. Bessie Ellington. results obtained when preventionor ing the dispensary' the admissions, 'I
Unfuin. 4 rm. apt., Avondale treatment of the "commoncold" or alter the symptomatology in
3684 Hednck St Mrs. Russell
is undertaken with the an these categories
Seymour Ph. 2-0766. I
tihistaminic drugs studied, inert Another group of volunteers
3 rm. furn. Stiles Ave. Or-
apt. ,
b a. substances, or typical "cold tablets consisting of 357 men, was selectedfor
Park. Ph 2661. Mr. Jacobs
ange .
the second phase of the study t

5-rm. and 2 rm. furn. apts. at In Four Thanes, A summation of results of the f
862 St. Clair. Ph. 8-3992. The study, divided into four second phase of the study showed
Share home with couple. 4416 ii phases, was carried out upon persons that :54 per cent of the .men given

Marquette Ave., St. Johns Park. ., t .... of both sexes and various the first antihistamine developedcolds.
Furn apt., 2245 Park St. 2 rms. : age groups drawn from volunteers Of the group receiving the
Ph. 7-5630. ANOTHER BARGAIN-"A new electric iron, just what we of Naval .personnel and their de placebos. 52 per cent devel.) .I"
Unfurn. 3 bedrm. house Call ext. need"" says Howard C. Dyer, of VP-3, as he looks,over the assortment pendents. The investigations did colds during the period.

8117 for particulars. of appliances at the Navy Exchange. Clerk Woodie Sumblin not explore the value of the four Tests Prove ('.a....
2 bedrm. furn. apt., 1 block off points out the many other items on his shelf- including, waffle antihistaminic drugs upon allerg In the third phase of the study,
Roosevelt. Ph. 27204. Mrs. irons toasters, mix-masters, and grills,-all available at reasonable ies; and known allergic patientswere the curative effect of antihista-

Cloud. I prices at the Navy Exchange. excluded. Evidence of existence mine was Investigated. In the first

Sleeping rm. Mrs. Cloud, 2-7204. of the "common cold" was group receiving antihistamine two ..
y. House 2 bedrm. 1290 Stinson St.. : confirmed by laboratory and clin- per cent recovered within 24 hours
Murray Hill. Hubbard Hobatt. War Rocket Fired At Cocoa ical procedures.In -- 18 per cent within 48 hours-

:3 rm. furn.-apt., 2528 Riverside the first phase of the study and 52 per cent within 120 hours.
Mrs. Hinson 8-5322. 1,103 men were divided into three Of the 5$ WAVES receiving atropine -
2 bedrms., 1218 Dancy St. Mr W. groups. The first group of 352 only, 2.per cent were relievedof
R. Taylor 81981. Hits 9 Miles In 63 Seconds received daily doses of 100 milligrams their symptoms the first day,
ti 4 rm. furn. apt., 2615 Green St of an antihistamine drug; 6 per cent in two days and M
Riverside. Mr. Durham. 7-7510. members of the second group of per cent by the end of the fifth
Rm. near NAS. Mrs. Lee Schultz. I In the second test launching of guided missiles jtt the 337 were given daily doses of aplact'bo day In the group receiving plain .-
1447 Avondale Ave. 25930. '
I Ground Cocoa Florida last (a harmless preparation I placebos 4 per cent recovered ,
Long Range Proving Saturday,
Share home with couple. 4416
within 24 hours, 1 9 cent within .
resemblingthe antihistamine in per I
Ave. 2-8719. Mrs. rocket weighing almost 15 tons soared nine miles! highin
Marquette a war appearance' but without any effect j 148 hours and 47 per cent within. \
Bremer. I 63 seconds and then fired a secondary rocket which at- ); the third group of 414 received 1120 hours. !

3 rm apt.I. N.. 2575 Hazoun Haldumar 7-4412 Ter- tained a speed of 3,600' miles an hour. no medication of any kind. I. The fourth phase of the study I
race. The first phase of the study was for and
The initial rocket was a cap- prophylaxis therapeutic
2 furn. Mrs. 2259
bedrms. Huff,
Forbes St Ph. 7-7616. tured German V-2 and the missile tests. The "Bumper" project j conducted during a period when treatment of colds, was conducted, -
it carried was a scientific which tested rockets in horizontal the incidence of common colds and among Naval commissioned offi.
2650 Randall St.
Efficiency Mrs. Cinderson.apt Ph. 8-1446 rocket, not designed for war use, flight used eight of the im- other infections of the upper respiratory cers. thief petty officers, and their
1 with home which the rocket launchers call mense German V-2's. organs was high and all families, Including children over
room privileges.Contact
the "Wac Corporal". The Florida launchings were persons with respiratory Infection the age of 12. Thirty-eight percent
s 5633. Mrs. Wiegand at 2- I 5,000 Ft. Per Second made in the vicinity of Cape were under constant medical observation of those taking the antl-

MISCELLANEOUS Although the details of the Canaveral, and prior to the operations histamines had colds during the
it was necessary to evac- 1'Mt Against Respiratory study period, and 38
Driving to Cleveland Ohio. Can "Wac Corporal" performance is per cent of
uate families who lived in
sixty No
take one or two to secret it was officially stated significant difference in the those taking placebos had colds
passengers
share expenses. Write J. H. that it had reached the speed in the area. Incidence of colds in the three during the same peiiod.AllSaints ,.
While launching in groups could be detected A total 1 _
Bramson USCGC Sweetgum excess of 5,000 feet per second was progress -x
all automobile in of 161, or 46 cent, of thoseIn
engines per
itself automatically
after
detaching -
(WAGL-309)). Mayport, Fla.
Available baby sitter. Cecile Bow- from the parent missile at the area had to be turned off in I the first group developed colds Club
en. 2031 Herschel. 7-5727. the nine mile high position. order to prevent any possible Interference dutlngthe period of the test. This

Found: Plain silver band ring, by I After parting from the "WacCorporal' with raido signals number compared with 166, or 49 Tops Church Loop
from the speeding missiles.A per cent, of those who were given
Aeroloeical Officer in the Officer's the V-2 rocket ascended
dispatch Tuesday stated that I placebos, and 195, or 47 per cent, J.nterlngthe second-half
Head in the Operations to an altitude of 30 miles in rB."ltof
Colonel Harold R. Turner one of of those who received
treat-
no the
Springfield Church
Bldg on 8 July 1950. Can be 85 seconds and ten seconds afterit I LeaguaIn
I the nation's foremost rocket ex- ment of any kind. place of a club which
Office droppe'Ifront
picked up at Jax Air News started its downward trip a I I
perts and who served as commander | In his preliminary
report on competition, the AllSaInUChapel
button was pressed on the groundand I j
FOR SALE I the huge rocket exploded of advance headqii rters I 1 this first phase- of the study, Commander softballers of NAS I III lead. "

5 rm. bungalow 4351 SeaboardAve. showering debris in the ocean 50 at the proving grounds dunngthe I[! Seal stated: ing the pack with five victoriesand ,
MI'S. Coleman. 9-6709. miles off shore. recent tests, had suffered cerebral :,. "It is evident that the antihist- no defeats I I,
4937 Col- hemorrahage Monday and amine did not significantly T>ie- Managed by M-Sgt. Bob Kuchlerand
6 rm. house & garage, at The flight of the war rocket is I I
Ext. 504. was in the base hospital, where I captained by Lawrence Mil. ,
lins Rd. Mr. Isacison, pu h-button guided. A first but-
5 house Mrs. C. A. his condition was described as.. ligan the All-Saints crew have -'
New room ton starts a fire in the V-2's tail i Yanks Finding
Burnsed, Rt. 4, Box 542-D, Wes- and a second push-button appliesfull "generally good. two more frays remaining In sec.
connett. which time ---x- ond-half play, and If victorious In
during
power
3 bedrm. brick house. W. W. the giant rocket burns 10 tons of A Smelly Situation Korean Menus both, they cinch the second-h
Stull, 1719 Sefa Circle East. liquid oxygen and alcohol in 1 crown and the right to play for
House on 150x150 lot on 103rd I minute. The third button causes Buxton, N. C. (AFPSThe) the league title.
St. Call R. K. Lambing, Hyd- electrical contacts inside the roc- Howard Quinns are honeymooning I Much Different The locals can cinch the second.
Shop O & R. 8-155. ket to fall away and the fourth happily following receipt ofa halt crown if they can get by It,..
I push-button explodes the rocket four-word telegram that clearedup By Armed Forces Press!' Service gan Baptist on Aug. 1. Hogan
smelly situation.For Baptist, first half winners, hv
a
it itself. American
..... after expends Servicemen find Korean
IJ -'- four hot days the newly lost two second-half hv
I\. ; Data frays as !
CompiledRadio menus as varied and different I
......., !=: weds had only to approach their as the other five clubs. ,.
J equipped, both missiles as some of the new dei-
I transmitted information to the new car to obtain complete-if cacies being dreamed up by experts --- ---
RI-"fe' !
Y It smelled.
odorousprivacy.
watchers on the ground concern- for field rations.
The telegram told why. "Fishin Prep For Coming
-'v-"W-r-. I ing twenty-seven kinds of data One particularly poten Korean
1 I i during their performances. hub caps I combination has all the aspects of
.., -. I Saturday's firing brought to a -y- rivaling the after effects of the Jr.-Sr. Tournament
'.\ I IL dose the Army Ordnance De- City visitor: "Which Is ('orl'e< atom bomb. The National Geo-
j partment project called "Bumper" hen Is sitting,' or 'a hen Is 't'l''a graphic Society calls it "gastro Father and son teams are taking
L in which a large rocket discharges ting?' nomic dynamite." It is composedof to the NAS links In prepar

a smaller one in flight.Of Farmer"I: don't know and Chinese cabbage, fish, onions, tion for the annual 'Junior-Senior
]100 V-2's brought to the U. don't care. All I bother about I garlic and red pepper. The Ko- Golf Tournament Navy per
East Orange, N. J. (AFPS) S. after the war, about 60 of 'when she cackles, is she layingor reans call it kimchi. Vast quantities sonnel and dependents to be held ,
Mrs. John Keith reported that them have been fired in various Is she lielng' of kimchi are prepared during here August 27.
her 2-year-old son Jeffrey was I the summer months and by Those eligible for the A and H
riding his bicycle in front of the / M Y the time winter rolls around, it Junior' groups must be under 111!
house. A man stopped his car. rw has attained the powerful potency years of age. Group A will I"
pushed Jeffrey off the tricycle that comes with age. mad up of lads 12 years andover .,
in an appearance here recentlyThe I Tea is a rare beverage in Korea while Group B, or midget
world's' "meanest man" put The natives like such drinksas group, will be for 11 years and
put it Into his car and drove off. rice water with orange peel under. Group A matches will gn
-v- and drink brewed from gingerand 18 holes while the youngeryoungsters
%,. Little lUxk, Ark.FI'S( )- dried ginseng. will go only nine holes.
Milton Paxson took out an msur9 I Koreans interspace their menus Winners of the Junior bracket

ance policy which Insured him ] with shrimp, clams, oysters, sardines will be awarded trophies while
against making a hole-In-one for Ia ] cod and abalones. Sea the fathers and those In the
year. A week later at the Fair I weed, sea slugs and whale meat Senior bracket will receive medals.
....., Park links he knocked his tee are considered special treats Champions will be deter':n.
shot into the cup on the 183-yard when available. Ined by the low gnus' of both Ji-
fourth hole. The pay off is $400 -x- ,vlsloM.B' .
i for a $4 premium. .


+.. Floyd MuscatliM Holladays, Iowa are-- (AFPS puzzled.-The over I I ; Send Your Jax Air News Nome

what keeps an empty rocking
chair in motion constantly. More
than 200 persons have witnessedthe PLACE
FROM-_.... .
chair in action. They've movedit TWO
Into every part of the house and CENT

it Just keeps -right on rocking. I "i. -_________ STAMP
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HERE
fcroeibeck, Texas (AFPS) .
When Ralph Ray received a sum- .

mons from a Brooklyn court to _. .. TO; .. ,7r
overtime -- ------------- -- ------ -
appear on a January of,
parking charge he had Sheriff MOVE TO FRONT-This Is a familiar scene- the American
Bill Green extend his regrets. I I fighting man, clad In customary fatigues moves Into combat
The sheriff told the court that These infantrymen march up a Korean road to meet the Red
:. Ray's car had been stolen here j I I hordes from North Korea. The Infantrymen again' face bitter

January .3. fipUn
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