Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 10, 1950
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville.Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet Air Wine 11
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1. Reserve Group Need( For More

\L. From St. Louis

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To Train HereA Civilians Hintedi

i iI I A shortage of military personnel at the Naval Air Station -
Naval Air Reserve
group, I iI caused by the international crisis make it
composed of two attack squadrons I may nec-
a fighter squadron anda ii I essary to place civilians wherever possible in positions now

service squadron, is sched i held by those in uniform, it has been revealed by officials.No .

uled to arrive Sunday from $ unnecessary hiring of civilians, however, will be

St. 'Louis, Mo., for two weeks !I g authorized, it was stated by John W. Carson, Industrial
at the Naval
training duty Relations officer
Air Station.

Purpose of the cruise is to afford The ceiling for civilian employees South Carolina and even more
an opportunity for the re at Cecil Field newly reactivated distant states. At present applications
serves to accomplish overwater auxiliary air station are being accepted front
and of their flight those with specialized skills use-
gunnery phases has now been established at 21
training schedule. The cruise graded and 116 ungraded. Most: ful in about a dozen essential
here also provides an opportunity '''of these will be recalled to the categories.
for independent operation of the jobs they held there prior to the -x--
units themselves. \ order inactivating the field June
......... .. Admirals
Included in the contingent ar- --- >> -- 30. The Korean fighting brought Touring '
here Squadrons CRASH SURVIVOR-Pilot Ensign William Dayton, left, sur- '1'about a reverse order almost as :
riving Sunday are
collision of two Attack Squadron 15 .\1). Sky-
VA-922, commanded by Lt vivor of a final inactivation status was :
tells of his experienceas I Meet with Officers
1. J. Becker VA-924, commanded raiders last Friday out at sea near l\layport achieved.
.... ; ashore after being rescued by a Plt], Lendingan
he was brought
by Lt. E. E. Wallace; VF-924, led i Until the authorized military
Chief Russell ( center, and Comdr.
attentive Granger
McGuire and ear are has. arrived at Cecil
Lcdr. N. M. strength
by George E:, Chalmers, Operations officer, right. Lcdr. Clay Mitchell, I At Green Cove
FASRon 921, headed by Lcdr. W. Field, Carson said, only key personnel
killed in
of the other
W. Ross. executive officer ot VA-15, pilot plane, was charged with reactivation

Plans for the training .period the crash.WAVE. -- --- .-.- -- --- -- -- --- duties will be employed there. Two high ranking Naval
were made early in June. An advance : Applications AcceptedIt : officers, accompanied by their
party of two officers, two Reservists From 10 States has also been announcedthat staffs stopped off briefly at
and officers of
enlisted two
the organized men reserve are slatedto School Here vice deferment will not from generally military be ser requested NAS Jax Tuesday morning:
for 2-Week Recruit while on their to Green
arrive Friday to arrange Begin for employes of the sta- way
. .. the arrival of the main group. ;I states tion, except in cases where release Cove Springs where they conferred -
WAVE recruits from 10 southern area
The squadrons, which comprise Twenty-four of such personnel would with officials of that
at the school t
200 on hand last Sunday to open their two training
71 officers and nearly enlisted seriously affect the national base
men. will be flying F6F for WAVE Recruit Reservists now in progress at the Naval Air emergency. I
Hellcats and AM-1 Maulers, They I Station. I I! The two officials, Vice Adm. \
Representing the Sixth and 1---- ---- -- ----- Cecil Ceiling Set i Oscar C. Badger Commander of
will building 168 and
hangar occupy 116 during their two- I j Eighth Naval Districts, the trai- lina, Arkansas, and Oklahoma I Meanwhile, hundreds of appli- ,; the Atlantic Reserve Fleet and
week stay at NAS Jax. The nees hail from as near as Jack- Tn liHM> Router Listml. cants are interviewed dally at :j Rear Adm. O. M. Read Deputy-
group will close its training August I Isonville and as far away an Houston The complete roster Includes: the main gate. The job hunters Commander, were on their way
26.Plenty. \ Texas. The only Jacksonville June A. Clark Memphis, Tenn.; I are mostly from the Jacksonville from Charleston where they met .
-x- I trainee Is Dorothy hitch of 2760 Ophilia J. Day, Beaumont. Tex.; area. Many, however, are from with Rear Adm. ft. W, Hayler. ;
San', Diegovd.. (Continued on Page 8)) Georgia, Alabama, Worth -and Commandant of the Sixth Naval -
Here for it days training, during ----- I ,District. -
of Good
Reading I which tine they will receive )From Green Cove the officers
j 11\.8 much boot training as possible, : ; continued,,their tour of Atlantic 1

In! Today's Air News the first recruits phases were of training put through at 1630 the ... 1B::; 2.: .Flfet-- tt1r!, b*1\qt*e.t with Norfolk Adjwjral Va.William for a

I on the day of their arrival with ,1*>Fteeht Plet, .Commander. of the
There's plenty of good readingIn Instructions In military drill. Reg ,F 't 1, oi'.Io1; .
the pages of today's Jax Air I ular military drill will be under .I!In".'''OH f) Heft- 1, .
News with a fine array of feature I drill masters furnished by the local / : .\ .
material to satisfy most any read. I Marine Barracks, ;_1.
er. Program SetOn I D :

Readers can find out how their 5: i .
: the training agenda for the \.J :
home town and state stand in the I
latest census count in a reporton i women reservists are classroom I Fuel Line forti:
Page 3. Too, there's plenty of instructions in basic Navy subjects -

service news, plus three big instructional trips, physi- L Work is to be started 3i .
j cal training and practice in basic >won
of and even Bugs
pages Sports ) QPI the construction at the Na
Bunny on Page 3. Here's your Navy routing and etiquette. .:?
" .,. guide. I With its headquarters located val Air Station of a separatefuel

Breezes ._. _.... Page 5 In building 720, the WAVES Re- : line for jet aircraft gasoline ,
cruit School la headed by Lcdr
Census Report .. ..........Page 3 : Robert B. Folsom, assistant professor 'I it was announced this

Classified Uulletin ......... Page 8 of mathematics at The Cit week.
CPO Notes ........ Page 4 adel. It is the first recruit schoolfor a, t, 1 An appropriation of $28,000has
I Naval been received for the project
Hope Haven ...__.... Page 3 Reserve WAVES divisions in ,organized set up by the and bid will be requested as

NARTU Notes .... Page 2 j{ Navy's Bureau of Personnel. soon as plans are completed, according ;
Recreation Ashore .. Page 2 Georgia and Tennessee providethe to Comdr Eugene J, '

Sports Pages 6, 7, 8 I most recruits for the present .. _.. Peltier Public Works officer. ,
school with each state having six _._ __.____.. n The new six-inch fuel line will
Service News Page3 women In training, with ten of SOMETHING: NEW-Motorists entering and leaving the !sta- permit unloading of fuel at the
Theatre Guide. .._ Page 2or I them hailing from Memphis and HUll via the main gate noticed something they hadn't seen in along boat facility docks in considerably -
Tricky Jufcky Page t Savannah. Four of 'the trainees time-a "white hat" at the gate. The "white hats" have been less time than U now possi 1-
WAVE Recruits Page 1 I hail from Texas. The remainder helping in security watches since the tightness of the personnel ble. The line will run from the
SN the stop sign here to an incoming pier to the underground tanks in
Washington Report Page 2 represent MlsaUalopl.' Florida, situation. Ernest: Quinn, give at the station.
the squadron area
----x.--- i'Louisiana, North and South Caro motorist.

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 10 August 1950

Jax Air News Report From Washington

Vets Now For Home Loans
Station Published Jacksonville every, Fla.Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Ah, Eligible Bigger

NAS, Jacksonville

Comdr.Capt. Douglas Porter T.F. Day.Bedell-_._Commanding Executive Office Officer: Europeans Get Training With U. S. Equipment

Fleet Air; JacksonvilleRear By Armed Forces Press Service countries are receiving instruction on ordnance -
Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery _Commander Veterans and widows of veterans who procedure, artillery, radio and signal
Capt. Allen Smith__.._._......___.__.._...:_._.... Chief of Staff have not remarried are now eligible for max- equipment, infantry weapons and military en
Fleet Air Wing; Eleven imum home loan guarantees of 60 per cent up gineering.
Capt. George C. Montgomery _____Commander to $7,500, under Veterans Administration reg- *
Comdr. Charles Robertson. ... Chief Staff Officer ulations now in effect. Thtee 14-day training courses in professional
Naval Hospital The old maximum for home building was and military subjects for Naval Re-
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton .Commanding Officer 50 per cent of the loan up to $4,000. The max- serve dental officers will be conducted at the
Capt. Guy E. Stahr Executive Officer imum number of years for a mortgage has. Bethesda, Md., Naval Medical Center during
NARTU been raised from .25 to 30 years. fiscal; 1951. They will run from September 26

Capt. Raymond N. Sharp..._ .._._.___..........__..Commanding Officer through October 6; November 27 through De-
The.Army soon will select a list of Reserve cember 8; next May' 14 through May 26.
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration first lieutenants on extended active duty elig- To be eligible for these courses, applicantsmust
building. Phone extension 8184. ible for promotion to the grade of captain. be members of the Organized Reserve;
Editor-Andrew H. Planey The last selection of officers in this group associated with an Organized Reserve unit ina

Staff Members -ob Joyce JOSN, and Shirley Ritoch, SN. was made more than two years ago, when pay or non-pay status, or be members of
about 1,500 were picked for captain. Volunteer dental units.
The JAX AIR NEWS publtshed weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station. .
Jacksonville, Florida I and printed commercially with non-appropriated funds These promotions were completed last
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P 33. Rev.. spring. The next selection will be handled Marine enlisted men may discontinue wear-
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the within the Department of the Army, insteadof ing their summer service blouse. The decisionwas
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field and
the U. S. Naval Hospital.The being decentralized to major commands, made in view of the newly authoried
JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Foifes Press Service. Re- as was the case in 1948. summer gabardine uniform which has no
production of material from these sources must bear a credit line. Republlcatlcn blouse. The new regulation applies only to
of other matter, except bv service publications Is prohibited without permission
of Editor JAX AIR NEWS. Additional training; in the use, maintenanceand Marine enlisted men serving in the United
repair of military equipment, provided States.
An Editorial- European countries under the Mutual De- Men who choose not to wear the blouse
fense Assistance Program is now being offered will be required to wear bronze collar orna-
in troop schools of the United States ments on the summer service (khaki) shirt.
Army in Europe.Approximately. Ribbons, decorations, medals will be worn in
Why Do We Fight In Korea ? I 200 students from seven the manner prescribed- for_coats and_jackets.

1949, the Soviets refused to per-

Why are we fighting in Korea today? Most of us thinkwe mit the Commission to observethe 'Ulee end

have an answer for that. Everyone knows we are"engaged withdrawal of their occupa-in
tion. troops. This move was
in armed conflict now in an attempt to save democracy in defiance of the United Nations

the future and in doing so prevent the spread of communismand resolution on Korea wh' n directed f Notes

its undesirable influence throughout the world. This is the Commission to observe Winc/lafk

true, but few of us have knowledge of the incidents that led and verify the withdrawal ol all from

directly to President Truman's decision to defend Korea.In occupation troops. J
With tension mounting rapidlythe
In a recent Navy Public Re- border of the 38th parallel NIIRTU
lations News Letter a resume of I Administration would assume the of increasingly
became the
Armed Forces Talk 334 was pre- administration of relief and rehabilitation frequent exchanges of fire and

sented, listing the steps taken by funds previously armed raids between the North VMF-144 started annual ma- rine Corps now that Lt. von der
the United Nations to insure the the handled Army.In by. the Department of and South forces until 25 June neuvers at 0600, August 5 with Heyde has them from early in
independence of Korea duringthe 1950, when the Commission re- the warning word from Lt. Byon the morning until late at night.
retaliation for
last three years. Three long the United Nations the Soviets norted to the United Nations that (Moe) Morris adjutant of the Major Tom Mobley, the skip..
years, when the representatives held elections in North, Korea in North Korean forces had launched squadron, "Alright men, you are per of VMF-144 reports that this
of the democracies struggled attacks all along the 38th par- back in the Marine Corps now, looks like the best maneuvers of
against the resistance of the So- August of 1948 and set up" a "Su lets knock off all the gab. . all. lie should know because he

viet ated Union in the which current finally Korean culmin-War. preme Council People's.vas not Council.in accordancewith This allel.When the news broke all of the Things have been going at high has been on all of them since
since. VMF-144 formed in 1946.r' .
members of the Security Council, gear ever was
In August of 1947, Secretary of procedures outlined by the
State Marshall proposed the first United Nations and was not rec- except of course the Soviet Un- Lt. Noland Ryan had a hot day -xThursday -
step toward an agreement on The ognized by the Temporary Com ion, rushed to Lake Success for today firing at the sleeve hittingit
independence of Korea when he mission.A an emergency meeting requestedby 19 times on one run. The boys
asked that a four-power confer- month later the Russians announced the United States. out on the line are really havingto
ence be called for purposes of dis- the establishment of the UN Acts Swiftly hustle to keep the planes in 4
cussing the question. The Soviet Democratic People's Republic of They acted swiftly on one of the air because they are a little
Union, in keeping with an estab- Korea, claiming authority over the bluntest resolutions ever pre short of man power. In spite of
lished habit of saying no, rejected the entire country. The Soviet sented in the United Nations. Be- this, they are really doing a bangup
the proposal.Soviets Union and its satellites were sides requesting North Korean job. The plane availability has
Balk PlanA quick to grant recognition to this forces to stop their attack and been unusually high.
month later the Russians regime. withdraw, they called on all 1st Sgt. John N. Ware has be-
again opposed the United States Despite an announcement that members to give "every assist- gun to pull his thinning hair out August 10 .
when it asked the General Assembly I Soviet troops would be with- ance to the United Nations" in bit by bit, but it seems to make 1930 Bowling club, transportation -
of the United Nations Organization drawn from North Korea by the putting the resolution into ef- for a well run squadron office, from Club. In the Club, informal .
to consider the prob-I end of the year, the Communists fect and to "refrain from giving for he really has his boys on dancing.
lem. I I continued to train thousands of assistance to the North Korean the ball. Friday, August 11 .
Korean military forces, many of authorities." I X .1930 Miniature Golf-transportation -
Despite Soviet opposition the II whom had served for years with Two days following the resolu- NEXT WEEK the pilots and a from Club. In the club .
.. General Assembly created the Chinese Communist forces in ; of the squadron to Cherry
United Nations Com- tion, on June 27, 1950, President part go Bunco, prizes and partners.
Temporary North China and Manchuria and Point.
Truman made decision 12
Novem- a grave Saturday, August
mission on Korea on 14 -
with the Soviet Far Eastern Morale and efficiency seem
and announced that he had or- House
ber 1947 and recommended that Open Ping Pong,
Army.Withdrawal. I dered United States Air and Sea be the highest of any maneuver shuffleboard canteen special
elections be held, not later than the Korean affair hasstepped
March 31 of 1948 to choose Ko- RecommendedIt Forces to give the Korean gov- yet. Maybe the realism 0: all the 2000 amplified dance band-nEw:
rean representatives who would ( is quite evident that these I ernment troops cover and sup- .up recordings.
make up a National Assemblyand are the same troops who now port. On the same day, the UnIt- training.The in Recruit trainingare Sunday, August 13
would establish a National form the spearhead of the attacking ed Nations Security Council vot- really getting into the Ma- 0800 All day bus trip to Silver
Government of Korea.It North Korean forces). ed to ask all United Nations Springs, chicken dinner-$3.50
that the Following closely the Russian members to help the Republic of complete. 1000 Java Hour1600to
planned once
Korean was government was established declaration of the communist Korea "repel the armed attack Theatre 1700 home town hour. 1930
new elections the General and to restore international peace
that it would set up its Assemblyof Around the Piano with Mary-
Armed Forces and the forcesof the United Nations voted to and security in this area. playing favorite tunes.
the occupying powers wouldbe declare the government of South On 30 June, when it was evi- Monday August 14
withdrawn, if possible, within Korea as the only lawful govern- dent that the conflict was leadingto 1930 Singing Wheels Club
90 days. ment in Korea and recommendedthat a fierce fight the President authorized membership open; informal (dan
Again the United Nations So- both Russia and the U. S. the use of U. S. ground Thursday, August 10 cing.
withdraw their forces in Koreaas "Tall In the Saddle..John Wayne,
viet representative balked at the troops in the fighting, ending Tuesday, August 15
plan and refused to vote on the soon as possible. three years of bickering and fu- Friday. ., August..... 11 Sheridan Disc Jockey Jamboree, danceto
resolution, however, the United The General Assembly also established tile negotiating with a decisive "Stella" .. ... .Ann the latest recordings.
Commission a new Commission of direct action against the Soviet Saturday, August 12
Nations Temporary with operations and on Korea, replacing the Temporary Union satellite of North Korea.x "Night unto NightRonald Regan Wednesday, August 16
proceeded Commission.* The new Commission Sunday, Augv.- IS. 2000 Ping-Pong special tryouts "
in May South 10, 1948 Korea, and 200 were membersof I ;was.chatged with the task of man was brought before the "Louisa" ..................RI. aId Regan for club team. Shuffleboard con
National I bringing'about' the unification of Judge for creating a disturbanceat Monday, August 14 test-prize, double dinner.
the elected.new 100 additional Assemblywere seat I.K"ga'f ',. representatives his girl friend's home. "Where Sidewalk Ends"Dana............... .. -x-
determined by "Liquor again?" asked the ................................ Andrews Dedicated to all guard house
were kept open,,1' F1o' "' ': Judge. Tuesday, Wed., August 15-16 lawyers: "He who thinks by the ..
represent 41:949, the United "No, sir. This time she lickedme. : "My Blue Heaven".Betty Grable inch, and talks by the yard, should
! trn. iJ recognition to be dealt with by the foot."
wi rz Of Korea and soon

nations .. .. .. .
,. followed suit.r '- n
NrANIR? .M7e '
gei "
> of last year the United r ;; q *: :}

tAit4d'North on *" application supported to the the new SecurityCouncil Republic" 's( .: : : : ;}lF >

9 of the United Nations for ,
fl. .t.-
". membership in the UN. This v' .
unted' by the freeze ap- move was opposed by the Soviets '
plied by the Soviets the TemperaryCommission and the Ukraine and because the
resolved that the : Soviet Union is a permanent
: election held in the southern zone member of the Security Council,
, was a "valid expression of the 'its opposing vote was considered
free will of the electorate in ; a veto.
those parts of Korea which were I Tension MountsIn

accessible to the Commission and 1949, as in 1948 the Commis-
in which the inhabitants consti- sion was unsuccessful in its attempts -
tuted approximately twothirdsof to discuss problems with
the people of all Kprea"About the northern authorities or to negotiate -
three weeks later, the through the Governmentof
Korean National Assembly adopted the U.SS.R. The barrier be-
the Constitution of the Republic tween the North and the South
of Korea and installed Syng- was the discouragingly familiar
man Rhee as the Republic's new "iron curtain." It sealed off the t''t"r n. 4 .Vi df Ay 9t.. VO } 3 ,, q3 y7/aAT

president.Soviets vital economic, social, and other

Hold Election friendly intercourse so necessary I :"H .-..-" ... .... .., -- ---r------ mm.nn.n .
, Plans were made for the with- to peace.
drawal of United States troops Although the Commission ob- I REPORT FOR TRAINING-Personnel of VMF-141 of NARTU Jax gather en masse around an
and President Truman announcedthat served the withdrawal of the I F4-U as they commenced their annual training maneuvers last Saturday. The squadron will train
the Economic Cooperation United States forces in June of until August 19.I' .

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10 August 1950 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

Gain Of 19 Million Since 1940

1950 U. S. Population Estimated At 150,520,000Population 44 J !i

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New York First With 14,743,210 I iI I

of the United
States shows gain of 19 mil- 61. Flint, Mich., 162,193. 68. Sacramento, Calif., 134,313. 75. El Paso Texas, 130,003. I
', a 62. Spokane, 160473. 69. Charlotte, N. C, 133212. 76. Kansas City, Kan., 129,853. I 1
"": .. :: lion since 1940 with latest / q
: 63. Bridgeport. Conn, 158,678. 70. Fort Wayne, Ind., 132831. 77. Trenton, N. J., 127894.
figures compiled for the 1950 64. Yonkers, N. Y., 152533. 71. Gary, Ind., 132,461. 78. Mobile, Ala., 126998. '
I' .' census fixing the country's 65. Tacoma, Wash., 142975. 72. Austin, Texas. 131964. 79. <
66. Paterson N. J. 73. Shreveport. La., 125506. I
139423. Chattanooga 130,333.
# population at 15 0, 5 2 0,0 0 0 67. Albany N. Y., 134382. 74. Erie, Pa., 130,125. 80. Scranton, Pa. 124747. 1 1I I
men, women and children. 81. Camden, N. J., 124474. I
82. Knoxville Tenn., 124,117.
Although no official count has I
been with the still 83. Tampa, Fla., 124,073.
given, census '
to be 84. Baton Rouge La., 123954. I
completed preliminary re- 50 Totals States I
ports show that New York re- By 85. Cambridge, Mass., 120700. !
tained its rank as the most heavily 86. Savannah, Ga., 119,109.
... populated state with 14,743- 87. Canton O., 116312. i
f;, 348 inhabitants. Following are the preliminary totals of the population by 88. South Bend Ind., 115,402.
" California showed the biggest states. Totals below add to 149.820.193. rather than the 150000,000 .. 89. Elizabeth, N. J., 112675. NEW EMPLOYEES PREXY I
lump of any state, moving all the plus national total because about 700,0017' transients and 90. Berkeley, Calif., 112125. -Elected by the Board of Directors '
way from fifth to second with others have not been allocated among states. 91. Fall River, Mass., 1l2, )91. of the Employees Association I
..: 10,472,348 residents. Pennsylvania State 1950 1910 1900 92. Peoria. Ill., 111,475. James L. Fleming
nia was third with a population Alabama ..._._._._..__...............3,052.395 2.832,961 1,828.697 93. Wilmington, Del., 109907. Leadingman Machinist of the !
" of 10,436,965; Illinois fourth, 8- Arizona .__....._...._..._.................. 742.364 499.261 122.931 94. Evansville Ind. Overhaul and Uep.t'r depart
696,490 and Ohio fifth with 7,901- Arkansas __.._._............__.. 1,900.246 1.949.387 1.311.564 109,867. ment, has taken over the reinsas
California _.__.._............. _.10,472.348 6.907.387 1,485.053 95. New Bedford, Mass., 109,033. president of the Association,
791.Texas, largest state geographically Colorado ........_.__..............___.1,315.206 1.123.296 539.700 96. Reading Pa., 108,929. filling the vacancy created by
remained sixth with a pop- Connecticut __...__.._........_.......1.994,818 1,709.242 908.420, 97. Corpus Christi, Tex., 108,031.:) the death of Ralph T. Mosely.J. .
ulation of 7,677,060 while Nevada Delaware .....____..__.._........_.. 316.709 266.505 184.735 98. Allentown Pa. Hersebell Lee, Personnel
................ 106,254.
posted the smallest number, 158- District of Columbia 792.234 663.0H: 278.718 Clerk with Public Works was
378. Florida ....___.._.._....2,734,086 1.897.414 528.542 99. Montgomery, Ala., 105715. selected to fill the membership
California Gains Georgia ....._._.._.__.....3.418,120 3,123.723 2.216.331 100. Phoenix, Ariz., 105,003. vacancy on the Board of Pub
When completed the figures Idaho ......_._..___...__.... 586.037 524.873 161,772 101. Waterbury, Conn., 104209. lic Works.
will have a bearing on determ- ILlinois ._... ....__........8.696,490 7.897.241 4.821.550 102. Duluth Minn., 104060.
.I...... ining how many representativeseach Indiana ._.___.._....3.917.904 3.427.796 2.516.462 103. Pasadena Calif., 103,971. This Doc Way Ahead I
state will be entitled to in Iowa ......_.__.__._.....2.609,748 2,538,268 2.231.853 104. Somerville Mass., 102,254.
the House of Representatives. Kansas .. .1.898.519 1.801,028 1.470.495 105. Utica N. Y., 101,479.
Unofficially it is believed that Kentucky 2.931.588 2.845.627 2.147,174 106. Little Rock Ark., 101387. Emergency Gall

California will gain eight seats Louisiana 2.669.043 2,363.880 1.381.625 -x- McKeesport, Pa. (AFPSA I
, Maine _.___
York and
and New Pennsylvania 907,205 847.226 694.466 letter from the Army Surgeon
and seats ._ Cancel Sports Events
losing three seats two Maryland 2.322.657 1.821.244 1.188.044 General recently arrived at the
; respectively Massachusetts 4.711,753 4.316.721 2.805.346 Washington (AFPS) The
home Dr. NormanE.
McKeesport of
! A 1948 House estimate indicated Michigan 6.334.172 5.256.106 2.420.982 Army has cancelled its world Willis. It urged the Medical 1
: .# that Arkansas Georgia, Illi- Minnesota __2.967.210 2.792.300 1,751.394 wide sports tournaments golf Reserve officer to consider
nois, Kentucky, Mississippi Mis Mississippi 2.171,806 2.183,796 1.551.270 and baseball-and explained the Corps active
, souri, North Carolina Oklahoma Missouri 3,924.220 3.784.664 3.106.665 lack of transportation necessitated duty. 'f
I Tennessee, are all likely to lose Montana ... 587,196 559.456 243.329 the action. The Air Force, The letter read in part: "I need
one seat while Florida Indiana Nebraska 1.308.394 1,315.834 1,066.300 meantime, cancelled its two re- not remind you that the need for

Michigan Oregon, Texas and Nevada ._.____ 158.378 110.247 42.335 maining all-AF tourneystennisand doctors is a life-and-death matterto
...'4 Washington are all likely to gain New Hampshire _. ._ 529.881 491,524 411,588 golf. The Navy also cancelledits our men serving in Korea.
i, one. New Jersey ......_4,821,880 4,160.165 1,883,669 all-Navy tennis and golf Dr. Willis probably would
j California gained 3,565,000 per- New Mexico ______....._ 677.099 531,818 195.310 meets. agree. He is in Koreaserving
sons in the 10-year perioC for an New York ..____14.743.210 13.479.142 7.268.894 -x.m with a medical evacuation unit.
increase of 51.6 per cent over its North Carolina .__._4.034.858 3.571.623 1,893,810
1910 count. Officials emphasized, North Dakota ".__ 616.185 6U,835 319.146
however, that these figures are Ohio __..............._.__.7.901.791 6,907.612 4,157.545 Hope Haven' Patients Enjoy Play
not final and there is a possibilitythat Oklahoma __.._.._._...2,230.253 2.336,434 790.391
California may slip back a Oregon .__.....__._._..__._....2.510.148 1.089,684 413.536
few notches when the totals have Pennsylvania _____.10,435.965 9,900.180 6,302.155
been checked on thousands of Rhode Island ..._______._.... 786.324 713,346 428.556 Equipment Donated By 0 & R
transients and merchant sailors. South Carolina __._.__._.2.107.813 1,899,804 1,340.316
Other big gainers were Arizona South Dakota _______ 650.025 642,961 401.570
48 per cent; Florida up Tennessee _.___._._..._........3,280.575 2.915,841 2.020.616
41.1 per cent; Oregon up 38 per Texas ._......._.__._.___...7.677.060 6,414,824 3.048.710 Patients at the Hope Haven hospital in Jacksonville get good
cent; Nevada, up 43.7 per cent; Utah _..........._....._.._...._.__._ 686,842 550,310 276,749 exercise as well as good fun as they make good use of playground
Washington up 36 per cent; Vermont ._......_.........___....... 315.786 359.231 343.641 equipment donated by the Process Division of the Overhaul and
Maryland, increased 27 per cent; Virginia ____.. ......... ...._...........3.247.781. 2.677,773 1.854.184 Repair deaprtment at NAS.
New Mexico up 27 per cent. Washington ...._.__....._....._....2.361.261 1.736.191 518.103 The youngsters' days have been
Losers were, Arkansas, which West Virginia .._ .........__...........1.998.536 1.901.974 958.800 made merrier and brighter now grounds installed since early
slipped 2 per cent; Mississippi, Wisconsin. ... ..m.... ...._.._.....3,417.372 3.137.587 2.069.042 with the addition of March through the generosity of
-. down 1 per cent; Nebraska minus Wyoming _.........__ _......___ 288,707 250,742 92,531 merry-go-rounds and slides swings for the division employees.* *

.5 per cent; North Dakota both the boys and girls play- TilE.FINAL equipment, con-
down 4 cent and Oklahoma,
.. sisting of two tall slides, was installed
dropped per cent.Population _.., ___ -
by Cities Service $ ir- Saturday morning by
representatives of the division.
1. New York 7841610.
.. .. 3631835. Besides the slides, the equipment
2. Chicago includes 12 swings, and two
3. Philadelphia, 2057210. News
for each
merry-go-rounds one
4. Los Angeles, 1854936.
playground.All .
5. Detroit, 1737613. in all, the employees of the
6. Baltimore 939,865. FROM HERE & THERE Process Division have contributed

7. Cleveland, 909,546. about $1,000 to the project. The
852253. XC-99 Passes Test
8. St. Louis Flight
general feeling is that never was
9. Washington 792,234. After Modification, Work joy bought so cheaply. In fact if
10. Boston 788,552.
11. San Francisco, 760,439. San Antonio, Tex. (AFPS- t t J there were any additional equip
673756. Th. XC-99 world's largest land # T ment needed and approved by
12. Pittsburgh,
.. 13. Milwaukee 632,038. based military aircraft has completed Y the hospital authorities the
14. Houston, 593,600. its first test flight aftera a project would keep right ongoing
year of modification work. ,
15. Buffalo, 576506.
16. New Orleans 568407. The giant Air Force transport, *
17. Minneapolis, 517410. capable of carrying 400 fully THE IDEA was started last
18. Cincinnati 499749. equipped troops or 50 tons of November, when employees of
19. Seattle, 462981. cargo, was modified by Kelly AF f of the metal branch section of
20. Kansas City, 453,290. Base technicians and mechanics.In the Process Division were fired
21. Newark, 437833. the flight test the plane was with inspiration? following the ?
22. Dallas, 432,805. piloted by Col. Fred Bell, director W:# w4S Community Chest drive at the
23. Indianapolis 424,683. of maintenance at Kelly AF station. Wanting to do something
21. Denver, 412,823. Base. wholly on their own, they visited
Hope Haven, determined the
25. San Antonio 403,973. -xI -
26. Memphis, 394.025. RC Girls To Korea needs there for playground equip t

27. Oakland, Calif., 382463. I Tokyo (AFPS) Three Red ment, began tossing coins into a '
28. Columbus, O., 353821. I Cross girls of World War II have "wishing well", The well actually
29. Louisville, 371,859. gone to Korea to work in an evacuation was a quenching tank used for
. 30. Portland, Ore. 371.009 hospital. They are Maude cooling hot metal.
31. Rochester. N. Y., 331,292. Campbell. White Plains, N. Y.; When the first swings were in.
3? Atlanta 326962. Barbara Calif. stalled early in March, the sec
Hussey, Berkeley, ,
3",. San Diego 321485. and Jean Saylor, Norristown, Pa. tion felt so good about it that
34. St. Paul, 310155. -x- their over bounding joy proved
35. Toledo, O., 301372. To Keep Naval Air Station catching. Thereafter the projectwas
36. Jersey City, 300,447. Seattle, Wash. (AFPS) The ..__._ _mmmm.mm____.___________.. ____._.._________.___ adopted by the entire diyis
298747. ion. The result has been gratifying -
37. Birmingham,
38. Fort Worth, 277049. Navy has decided to continue the LOCAL DONATION Ho]pe Haven Hospital patients try and the fund has even exceeded .
39. Akron, 273,189. operations of the Naval Air Sta- out one of two slides presentedthe to the hospital last Saturday by the goat This means thata
40. Providence R. I., 254,027. tion, Seattle (Sand Point), and to Process Division of the NA 3 Jax Overhaul and Repair Deal further cash contribution will
41. Omaha, 247397. delay "for the time being" transfer partment. The tall slide, erected the hospital playground, replied be made, this time toward the
42. Miami, 247262. I of the station to Naval Re- resented the final equipment don: by employees of the Process purchase of an X-Ray machinefor t

.- 43. Long Beach Calif. 243,921. serve units.-x- Division. the _hospital. ._ .J|

44. Dayton, O., 243,108. Adm. Dies I AFPS. 'I
45. Oklahoma City, 242,450. Brumby BUGS BUNNY h', Not Fair

46. Richmond, 229897. Norfolk, Va. (AFPSAdmiralFrank wwnnA IOsA a sWITC$41M Sur M*WONT KNOW ...CONSual MV
47. Syracuse, N. Y., 220067. H. Brumby, USN (Ret.), Trail GNYA i41. VRa4Na WHAT VA.DI.ANTaoWHRRI I 14IIiHiOR'*
died here after a short illness. r CHICK/N$?
48. Worcester Mass., 201875. A
49. Jacksonville, Fla., 198,880. Admiral Brumby was, at the time t Nara e fALL tT
50. Norfolk Va., 182377. of his last promotion, one of three :u NOrftty t RIAI-ToDo I- I .
51. Salt Lake City, 181,902. four-star admirals in the Navy. Ia...

52. Tulsa, 180,586. -x-
53. Des Moines 176,954. New Navy Info Chief y .
54. Hartford, Conn., 176,623. Washington (AFPS) The Ih
55. Grand Rapids, 175647. Navy recently named its third 11
56. Nashville, Tenn., 173,359, information chief since the outbreak t 1j
, '. 57. Youngstown, 167 043. of the Korean war. The
58. Wichita, Kan.0'1 165,374.. new acting chief of Navy Infor- "

59. New Haven, Conn., 164206. mation is Rear Admiral RobertF. ,S w
60. Springfield, Mass:, 162,601 Hickey


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Vour JAY AIR NEWS 10 August 1950

I Navy Freezes Enlisted Personnel l,


I NOTES I 1 Lifts Ban On Reserve Commissions

j The Bureau of Naval Personnel has announced a 12-month
"freeze" of Regular Navy and Naval Reserve enilsted Personnel.j .
"fi ezej -w'flich - -- ------- --
j j order, applies
Another Bingo party on tap to both active and inactive : recruiting stations, did not affect
Friday evening at 2000 with big II I Regular Navy and Naval Reserve I applications from civilians

and little jack: pot games. I( enlisted personnel (with the ex- I in specialized fields for active
The regular weekly dance is ception of one-year enlistees duty commissions in the Regular
slated for Saturday night. Music who were aCl'eptedJnd"r the'| Navy commissions from doctors

by Bruce Thomas and his orchestra. I} i Selective Service? program), extends dentists, nurses, lawyers, minis.
Dancing from 2030 to 00.10.: o | their period of enlistment ters, qualified medical technicians .
.Rumors are out that there will and women college grad.
for 12 months from the expiration -
be a couple of surprise door | date of their current enlist- uates qualified to become WAVE
prizes given away during the ment. officers.

evening, s i At the same time, the Navy Under the enlisted personnel
Dean Hudson and his popular "freeze" order effective until
I bureau announced it has partially ,
band is coming to the club some. 9 1951 whose enlistments
lifted its temporary ban on July personnel
time this month. Watch the Jax to that
accepting applications from civilians expire prior
Air News and plan-of-the-day for 'I for commissions in the date may voluntarily reenlist to

the exact date Naval Reserve. become eligible for a regular re-

----x- I \' enlistment bonus, or may extend

Test New Salve AS A RESULT, the Navy is now t their current enlistment. .
accepting applications from doctors -I -x-

I dentists, nurses, medical interns -

Said To be Cure I ,, medical and electronics and dental specialistsfor students : Seek MergerFor

For Foot Ills I The reserve temporary commissions.ban the resultof Training

a heavy workload on Naval

Washington (AFPS-.Cases of ..... Officer procurement offices and 'Of
------ - SpecialistsWashington
athlete's foot and related ringworm -
infections of the scalp and I .
(AFPS-A stand.
body may soon be greatly relieved -
ardized of
by the use of diphenylpy- A TWO-H'EEK HITCH- I system training spec.
ialists to
one or more
lalme. of the anti-histamine .
one .
WAVES from the Sixth and branches of the Armed Serviceshas
Preliminary experiments car- Eighth Naval Districts attending been recommended by the

ried out by the Army Medical the two-week WAVES Recruit Defense Department Manage- _
1 I ment Committee.A .
Department Graduate
Research and School for Reservists here
School on in Walter spelcallst common to one
waste time in getting oriented
Reed General Hospital have been no or more branches, Is an individual -
successful. I' l.t. Philecta Reinhardt, I 1 performing specializedduty !

Applied externally, the medicine staff! member of the school, who could perform the

has a slight<< local anesthetic from Charlotte, N. C., above, c V ;k I same type duty in one or more ...
Service branches.
effect on the skin: pain and
welcomes recruits
itching are relieved shortly Regulations approved and recommended .
after the salve is applied. Elston of Gulfport, Miss! and by the Committee pro--

A complete evaluation of the Laura I.eman, Houston, Texas.. ,. vide that training facilities of the

salve's effectiveness must! await In bottom photo, Peggy Ann .a i various Services be jointly utilized

results of a large-scale Army Johnson of Durham N. C. is as far as possible.For ..
field test now being conductedamong I the present the drafted
being taught the knack of bunk
troops I regulations provide all course
Puerto Rico. making Navy style by HarrietS. 1 now being: conducted will be

Mason, TIM, staff member ( continued. .
Navy Wives Club ....'. However, consideration will be
given to the advisability! of having
..- !.. Service conduct cer-
I .
i lain types ot courses which one

62 12 Awarded : or more now provide.
is the feature attractionon Navy Pays TuitionPearl Ships, Squadrons :I -x- '
Thursday evenings at the "

Navy Wives clubhouse in Dewey I Harbor (AFPS) The 1950 Battle Efficiency PennantsBattle Service Officers

Park with cash and useful mer- sum of $70,000 was given the Ter-
chandise offered as prizes.
ritory of Hawaii's Department of Efficiency Pennants for 1950 have been awarded to 62
Bingo are Summer
all The first games starts open at 2010. Public Instruction by the Navy in ships and 12 Naval aircraft squadrons of the U. S. Fleet by Admiral To Study
educational facilities Forrest P. Sherman, Chief of Naval Operations.
payment for
Foi those who have children, excellent .
---- -----
': made available to children of The ships, ranging from car- --
nursery care is available'I Islands'public \' : Arctic Operations
at reasonable rates at the nurserylocated naval personnel. The riers and cruisers to cargo and THE MARJORIE Sterrett

at the air staation. I I schools registered and repair vessels, were picked as the awards, derived from the in- I nit Delta, Alaska, (AFPS-. I
schooled than 1,000 Navy I
Refreshments are also servedat more leaders of their types in both the
and accumulated interestof About 100 Army officers and a
I I come "
the "snack bar" located in the : children last year. Atlantic and Pacific Fleets. The the Marjorie Sterrett Battle number of Navy and Air Force Ir"

clubhouse. __ __ ._ 0- .- -xI -- -- I awards were based on over-all ship Fund, has provided battle officers will attend a four-week!
: performance in all forms of ex- I efficiency competition prizes for i 1 course in summer Arctic opera.

I: ercises, in assigned duties and in : Navy crews since it was started tions, to be scheduled here soon.

Air News Loses RitochIn materiel and organizational read- I 22 years ago. I Purpose of the course is to
I iness during the fiscal year 1950. familiarize specialized ofl'er"A
I The cash awards are paid directly
I Two ships the USS Charr, and to the commanding officers personnel in individual and
Tiff With Dan Cupid : the USS Sea Robin both submarines I of the two winning( snips, small unit operational techniques -
were selected as the outstanding to and
who place the in the ship necessary move
.__ ___ money
The Jax Air News lost its .J ;i ships of the Fleet, and recreation fund where it is earmarked fight tinder summer climatic

second) Ate reporter in a little story and Arrow pictorial" feature display of"Cupid's 'will be awarded the Marjorie I' for the exclusive benefitof I j! conditions in a sub-Arctic re.i .

over a month this week but marriages of white a hats and on Sterrett annual) prize money, enlisted personnel for recreation i i tion.I .
amounting this year to a total of activities or purchase of recreation I I I Instruction will include subjects *
this time it was not the re-. WAVES. Once assigned the story. approximately $1400.Helicopter equipment. such as Alaskan geography
sult of the international she never let go. although beset ''
pressing -- -- -- ---- The battle efficiency emblem, and weather, interpretation of
with obstacles The result
situation-it was Dan very'fine many awarded to all 74 winners, is a Arctic and sub-Arctic aerial photographs -
was For care and use of special
Cupid.{ Native MinnesotanA I red triangular pennant on which
is centered a black ball. It is I I mountaineering equipment, characteristics
Shirley Ritoch who squirmedher native of Alvarado. Minnesota
of and ice.
hoisted at the fore truck of the snow glacier
into offices nooks small town in the Red
more -a
Ambulance Use ] demonstration and
climbing res.
ships and is displayed by each
and of
buildings in search mate- River Valley, Shirley attended I I
rial for Jax Air News stories Minneapolis Business Collegeand aircraft squadron. In addition a cue techniques.
than probably any other NAS joined the Navy in May 1949. facsimile of the pennant may be I j Study wit' be made also of land
: Ordered by Navy painted on each plane assignedto navigation (cross country move.
sailor, was honorably discharged Prior to entering the Navy, she I I i
tundra and )
Monday. was a stenographer at the International the quadron.I ment over muskeg ,
Enlisted assigned to survival techniques in winter and
I I personnel
tied the knot with Milling Co.. Minneapolis.
f Shirley The Navy has ordered a limited ships and aircraft squadrons winning summer, logistics in the Alaskan
Utece Bledsoe of ComFairJax on number of a new liaison type the awards are entitled to 'Theater supply of ground troop
I July 22 at Kingsland. Ga. Reeve She acquired the usual cal helicopter designed to a and "
I carry wear an 'E" on the upper right by liaison and cargo planes,
I was transferred almost overnight )louses, bruises, Navy slang and pilot and three passengers and tobe sleeve. the troop information program.
to Brooklyn and rather than he gear at boot school at Great I readily converted into an aer- 1-- --
separated from her new husband Lakes. Reporting to NAS Jax in '!'I ial ambulance for two stretcher

I __ 9r r'a ,!, 1It_ ,_ July 1949 Shirley accepted dutyat patients and a medical attendant. j
NAS Public Information Office '
The -
I new helicopter. designatedthe
doing journalistic work, handling
HOK-1, will be constructed by I < 'a ,
the home town releases I the Kaman Aircraft Corporation, I II E k't
and other assignments. From Windsor Locks, Connecticut, win- II I t g 6 4 Y d f .'r 4;
there she came to the Air Newsin of I
ner a Navy-sponsored design
March. I for this
competition type helicopter -
Why did.Shirley) join the Navy? I It will] have twin intermeshing -

She first got the idea shortly after -[ rotors, with the pitch of the ''Lr:: ; \
Christmas 1948 and it took rotor blades being changed by a +siwa 41, a ',
s her four months to convince her small)) servo-control. A single engine -
folks that she should join. "1 |I will drive both rotor blades. i

guess the main reason 1 joined, I The HOK-1 will have a gross
you might say, was the many weight of about 3,500 pounds.
-- ------'--- -------
Shirley Ritoch travel opportunities! offered," said I Concurrently with the design

Shirley.In competition, the Navy conducted :
Shirley decided to give up her her departing message Shirley 'evaluation flight tests of the Kaman -
Navy carter and join her man at I
wrote: K-225 a smaller liaison helicopter (

his new station.Fine Reporter "Goodbyes are so sad, M just f at the Naval) Air Test

An able and competent reporter. Jet me say "so long" to the many Center. Patuxent, Maryland

Shirley was fast becoming ar readers of the Jax Air News. It -xUgh- ,

,- outstanding writer. A few of her has been my real pleasure writ I
: stories were some of the best that ing for you. To the boys at the Ii i
have appeared in the Air News, Photo Lab, I enjoyed our many II
:, of of the finest attributes assignments 'together. 1 will always DM Monies, la. (AFPS)-Using I
Possessed one ; .
Richard Millais >.>,y-, -- -- .. -----
bow and -
reporter-Us I remember the year I spent a arrow, -
news'a rood Shirley knew at NAS Jax as one of the happiest 14, recently went on the war. ADVANCE MAN Serving as a sort of "advance man" to
for -
nose what story was and handled i it]t of my life and will never forget path against a prowler lurkingnear handle the recent influx of job seekers to the station, George L.
a l the friends I mode his home. He scored five Grimmette, qualifications rating examiner with Industrial Relations ,
of professional many
finesse a
with the there. To all of you wonderful bulls-eyes on his human target department, left Interviews one of the hundreds of job

newswoman Persistent to the nth degree! people. I hate to bid farewell, who turned out to be Edgar seekers at his desk at the Yard Office, at the main gate. Applica-

Shirley pent more than eight but maybe some day cur paths Poweshiex:, 19, full-blooded\ : Indian tions, are accepted al present for only about a dozen specialized

I weeks on one project alone-,th e will cross again." jobs.r .

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10 August 1950 JAX AIR NEWS Page


Local Red Cross I

To Give .First Aid I II II I 'I

Course To WomenFor II I SALTY HUMOR FROM''.

the first time since HERE AND THERE j

World War II, the Red Crossis I "Do married men live longer

offering women at the Na- than bachelors?"

val Air Station an opportunity "No, it only seems longer."
i ,
to complete a course in

first aid to be given aboard b. tR .. > << yS I Little Boy-'her.' were" you
the station.. 1 I born Girl-"In a taxi. Mymother
According-to the plans, a qualified '. ., ". t i waa In a hurry."
instructor will be providedby "t" '. 1 .,; .
the Duval County Red Cross < for the school which will '' :. ., '., '.,. 'J '' '< there's" the stork that
> ;
chapter >;; ,, ','.' l' t children,
.." the minimum tJf ., ., .,, "
> .
. begin as soon as '.' .,; ",' f '''''. "v brought you to your mummy.
... ;;
12 applicants is reached. ; <.::, : # .,. > Children, to each other: "Do
The course will consist of two I c. .' '. i .." you think we ought to tell grannythe
2-hour lessons weekly, over a .' .', "' : : truth?"
period of four and one-half :, ,
. ... weeks. Bandaging, artificial res- "" Sugar Daddy-"I'm' 85 years

piration; care of the ill, and whatto ," \<. ... ,' ,1 old, and have $2,000,000 salted
do in cases of accidents are r: away Will you marry me ?"
among the subjects to be covered. li: Sugar Baby--"Never mind your

Applicants for the course, opento .T" tt' '.' age. You're still too young: for
any and all women, including '". .J .; l.- : iF;: me. I'd marry you if you were
wives and dependents, of service 'iP + :. ; f F y' w, OJJlm 100.."

men, servicewomen, and civilian ",,' ._.. _' 1'i.> .. >..>;,,:tf
employees-should contact the : The widow had placed a
station Red Cross office next to CECil. FIELD CEREMONY-On hand to view the change 'of. command ceremony at Cecil stone at her husband's grave,
the station bank, or call extension Field last Tuesday were Comdr Fred D. Gage, chief staff officer, Naval Air Rases, Sixth Naval District bearing the noble sentiment" :
552. Minimum class requirements second from left, and Capt. Douglas T. Day, commanding officer of NAS, second from right. I "Without you I cannot bear" to
for the course is 12 members Lcdr. Daniel G. Helms, left, relieved Comdr Thomas iii Ills, right, as commanding. officer of the I live."
r but 20 will be accepted. auxiliary station, which has been reactivated. I A year later she remarried and
------ -- -- -- --
the sta- -- ---- maker to
Those living on or near ordered the monument
tion are invited to join the class. add one word, "alone."

Field Director Allen G.* Scarborough I Pusan Is Most Strategic Port They Just Love -
also has advised that a I Talk about your vicious circles

number of sewing machines are I I To Fly And Fly In Puerto Rico they raise cane I
available for use and may be and drink rum then" they drink I

month borrowed basis at by'no cost naval on personnel a one- i For American Forces In KoreaThe aviators Here's are an made idea of of what: While staff ona : rum_ _and raise_ -cain..--- IJ I I

Further information -
.. for home sewing. routine flight out of Argen-
may be obtained by here.x call. largest port In South Korea, Pusan, IP also the third largest tia, Newfoundland, a pilot of .R !I
ing at the_Red Cross office city in Korea Defense Department officials have indicated that It one of Patrol Squadron Three's
Is through this port that the bulk of men" and supplies to UN forces P2V Neptunes, trom NAS Jax,

.. Red Cross Active fighting in South Korea are being moved. was informed that bad weather ALoK I II I
defendedby -'- ------ -- -
The port Is a bastion prohibited his returning to
i trance is the Island of Mok To, :
nature, as well a.8 by the democratic < Argentia.As .
r On Korean Front mile and a half wide and four I
armies and navies" of the an alternate he made his
I United Nations. I miles long. The two passes be- landing at Forbay airport
Washington (AFPS--Ralph R. ,tween the island and the mainland which serves St. Johns Newfoundland -
The city Is "situated In a narrow
Montague, Birmingham, Ala., a i are narrow and are overhung the only sizeable
and Is surrounded
veteran of World War I and aRt'd pass with high rock formations.
I town within liberty distanceof
hare hilly From the '

Cross field director in France'i steep waterfront I'I In addition to Its docking and Argentia. Deciding to utilize
the commercial district
during World War II, Is in Korea be I shipyard facilities, Pusan is a major this opportunity to fit a
can barely distinguishedticause "
with American combat troops the I of the industrial city. There are factories trip to St. John into their
first field director to be assigned I rugged: screening I which produce textiles, gas otherwise prohibitively heavy
terrain All for the" harbor It sW f'
to the fighting force In Korea I too In located to facilitate 'rubber goods, matches, soap a.nd flight schedule, the pilot and
HA an
.Montague took Into Korea defense other products Also Pusan boastsof his co-pilot started for town "I said one hundred and two'with'
Red! Cross comfort supplies, strong outside the operations.Just harbor's en- an oil refinery." On their way they came to ; and two hundred and one
inch III razor, towel, toothpaste | The port city of SOrt.000 IK a a carnival and stopped off WITHOUT!"
and other personal I Item I' mere 135 rnllwi Moron the Korraji there-not to see the sideshows -----------..--
which combat troop often lot Strait to the Japanese |Iort or shoot at the galleries | A vicar wall addressing Sun-.
In the field. Also he wa prepared I Tricky QuickyTommy of Shlmo,, *kl. -but to take the "airplane" I day school children. After sev-
to handle emergency menage I I rides leral minutes he asked: "And now
": between the Servlcein had $32 in his pocket. Korean There are three which other" South .. !I Is there any boy or girl who would
.I' and their relative at home. He bet half of it on a ports can handle ---- i:like to ask me a question?" Fora
.... Frank Cleverly, administratorfor horse! which won for him the light shipping. They are Malian moment there was silence" and
Yosu and Mol These however,
Foreign Operators for the same amount as his bet. American Red Cross, said the organization Counting this day as the first, haven't the deep" draft or the ex "Please!' sir why did the angels
will provide its traditional he went to the race track on cellent rail facilities to compare walk up and down Jacob's ladder
six consecutive with Puoan. -(AFPS). Meeting MondayI I when ?"
services to any military days-each day I they had wings
units sent to Korea betting half of his capital. On I I I "Ah. I see," said the vicar
-----j__ three of the six days he won, I Unit 91 of The Ladies Auxiliary "Now would anyone like to answer -
Ever hear" of the little moron thus doubling his bet. On the Ban Dependent Travel. I of The Fleet Reserve Asociationwill I that question ?"

who tried" to kiss his girl in the other three days he lost what West of Pacific Coast hold its regular monthly
rain And mistTHIP he bet. 1 meeting Monday evening August "I wish I \\:;; Santa Claus"
-- -- 'saaej>>; iUn uo Washington (AFPS) Army, 14, at 2000 at the Cumberland "" 'h'I"
onus )sot| Xuiuioj.iU3Ao :Janasud Navy and Air Force officials j I Road Community Center. I "Th n'r could run around all
Jo 'puiqaq! 'peaqe aAep 118M have suspended indefinitely the I A secretary will: be elected to night with 1bag and not get
mxjs! aqj jo pus ail 1V transportation of military dependents replace Mrs. Gladys Repice, talked about."
to points west" of the whose husband, Ronnie Repice.iHMl I __
Pacific coa. t. Including Alaska i has been transferred. "What homely girl friend hi"
Wartime BenefitsFor I and Hawaii.In I The business sesion will be de- has Why does he call her the
its announcement" the I voted to discussion on resolu- : 'salt of the earth' ?"
Navy said the suspension is be- i tions for the betterment of the I "He's been trying to shake her
ServicemenIn ing effected to provide more ; Ladies Auxiliary and nominations for years,"
space in air and sea" craft for I for National Officers
asrx Korea Battle those traveling to Pacific bases I I The farmer bought a parrot for

under priority.The Maybe HeXiikes It ten bucks and then" asked the auctioneer
Washington (AFPS) Membersof order does not affect" "Can this bird talk Intelligently -
the American Armed Forces civilian personnel returning to I 1 Little Valley N. Y. (AFPS)- ?"

fighting in Korea are entitled to Pacific stations from U. S. Leslie Musto. 47, was recently I "You ought to know, chum." the
full wartime benefits, the Veter leaves, or those civilians\ traveling sentenced to 60 days in Cattara- auctioneer replied" "He's the only .
M ans Administration has announ under orders to points in gus county jail for !stealing a one that was bidding againstyou.
ced. the Pacific. I case of corned beef. His first ."
Benefits include: meal in jail: corned beef --
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For Serviceman in Korea ---

who are injured or become ill Australia Orders
in line of duty- disability at

wartime For dependents rates of Servicemen 15,000 DrafteesCanberra
; w .
I who lose their lives in the p:1 v
s Korean action-death compen- Australia (AFPS)
rt sation at the full wartime rate. -The Australian Council of
Defense hale ordered the first
(Peacetime rates are 80 per
cent of wartime rates.) ctxiftcrlption of manpower In
For Servicemen in Korea who AuMralla' wince World War II.
carry National Service Life In- The <' >nn<'il) recently decided"
surance-the waiving of pre- that 19.01(0: (( men between theage
miums in case of injury or dis- of 18 and 23 Mill he called
ease traceable to the extra hazard up next dear for U week's
> 'rst of service.Redwood. i _ training..
W -x- Prime Minister, Robert G. I
On StampThree Men/.ies, four other Cabinet
Minister, and heads l", of the
Rivers Calif (AFPS-
three fighting sera lw make
The first redwood tree to appearon
the council.
a U S. postage stamp now is i
scheduled for distribution. According M _

to word received here, No Language BarrierPearl l
the commemorative stamp honors
< Harbor (AFPS) The
iP the General Grant tree in Sequoia -
d e
first graduating class of 29 teachers
4..f" ''''"'''- National Forest. I
"> S .tfl received their diplomas from
HIP, HOORAY -x- M I the Marshall Island Teacher
Blonde and shapely Marilyn Free Postage i Training School on Majuro during I

Monroe of Hollywood visited Washington (AFl'S)-The Senate _.... __ ... woo., ._. ..._.... .... ..._._ ....__ ___.._..__._..._._____ .._..._._._____ f recent ceremonies. Captain
.. Leathernecks of the First Marine has passed a bill grantingfree FOR ACTION Mechanics and armorers are Cecil B. Gill, USN, Governor of
Division before they em- postage to U. S. Servicemen shown rearming an F4U Corsair destined to gee action in Korean the Marshall Islands, in his com-
barked for the Korean war fighting in Korea. The bill was skits against Communist North Koreans. Carrier-based planes of mencement speech: paid tribute \
area. So they dubbed her "Miss adopted by voice vote within a the 7th Fleet units are participating In vital blows against Com- to the graduates for overcoming c
Morale of the Marine Corps." few minutes after it was offered. munications and supply lines of the invading Red forces. I the language barrier.I .


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With Bob Joyce -- h ._ -Q

It might not have looked like a football team, but those :4t s # 'r 1
fellows you raw jogging: around Mason Field last week in
short pants and blue-gold] jerseys were the nucleus of the II I

candidates for Jax Navy's 1950 gridiron squad. All totaled II

they number about 55 and most of those, so head coach Dick I

Carver says, are trying for backfield posts. Carver needs \ 4 ,
more candidates for the line.

Practice has only been underway a little over a week, ; ;
haven't missed too much. If andthere's
you're big
so you a boy, _____un____ _"______ ..__
plenty of them on NAS, contact Physical Training
CITY LEAGUE CHAMPS-With one crown to their credit the City League championship
for full particulars drawing football and
on gear Jax-Navy's varsity softballers seek more honors at the Southern Area.softball meet at Green Cove
for practice. Springs. Kneeling;, left to right! are, Frank Girardeau, George LUlicotch, George Tirpak, Chuck
Wheeler and Lt. Homer L. Smith, coach. Second row, left to right, Gene Horton, Russ Cummins, ..
Carver Calls: For Line Coach Sam Alexander, Walter Ifimmock, Austin Stover, Jack Smelley, and Frank Stuart. Missing from
the photo is ace pitcher Ed Oucherich. '
Jax Navy's football coach, Lt. Dick Garver, last week expressed

a dire need for a line coach for the forthcoming 1950

season. At present he has two men on his coaching staff but Tars Play Varsity Softball Nine

said that to give proper coaching to that all important line, .

an added coach is needed. Any man who has had experiencein Top ClubsManager

coaching football, especially the line, or feels he would be Dale Alexander's Jack- In Meet AI Green Cove
of some help in coaching the line for Jax Navy this year, con sonville Tars clash with the Au-
tact Coach Carver at the Physical Training building. gusta Tigers tonight at the Jax
ball park in the final of a four- I Jax-Navy's varsity softballers, with one championshipin
Walter Schinn, line coach for the 1919 Jax Navy eleven,
game series with the Georgians, their pocket, will set out to cop another as they open play
will not be on hand this season. Schinn, will remember,
you then take to the road for three
is a former professional and college football star and proved days before coming home Mon- II in the Sixth Naval District, Southern Area softball playoffsat

valuable to the local.eleven last fall by devoting his time to day to open a seven-day home _Green Cove Springs! next week.
stand against the loop's two top The locals, who only last weekannexed I
coaching. Due to the heavy schedule he has as pilot for National clubs. the Jacksonville City in a two out of three series,boost

Airlines, Schinn will be aboard only two weeks, for The Tars play host to the League championship, will at- ing their seasonal record to 21

the NARTU summer cruise. lie expressed his willingness to Savannah Indians in four games tempt where to the bring varsity home baseballers the bacon wins Jarvis against Field 12, according losses. to Green

help Caner during that time however. beginning Macon Monday Peaches night. Next failed, when they compete Cove tourney officials, is in top
I Friday the move
shape and has for the past three
against softball teams from Green
for three set.
into town a game
Football's Origin months been workedover
Cove Springs and :Parris Island completely
All night frays at Jax ball park Marines in the area meet. in preparation for the area
The parent game of football-soccer-oiiginated in Eng- commence at 2015. The opening game will begin meet and now ranks as one of
land in the llth Century. If it was played before that, it is -xHospital ---- 2000 on August 14 at Green Cove the best in the state. The Green A
loft to the guesswork of historians. One of these historians Springs' Jarvis Field. A single Cove Springs hosts have gone
0 & G game will be played night out of their way to also provide
claims that the Greeks and Romans played a game, much until the winner of every the double recreation and entertainment for

the same as football, called harpaston.The elimination meet is crowned. the visiting teams while the tour

word football as we know it came about in the llth Cop Iflira-RSural Green Cove Favorite nament is"in progress. .....
Century in England, however. The first football game in the The locals will be competing Winner of the Southern Area
Green Cove Springs meet will enter the Sixth Naval
against a
U. S. was not played until 1875, when McGill University of Softball' CrownsWith aggregation that has posted 27 District finals at Charleston, S
Montreal and Harvard played at Cambridge. wins and no losses this season C., beginning August 20, where

Football as the Harvard men knew it was played like soc plus an always powerful Parris they will compete with winnersof
the Intramural softball
Island Marines team. JaxNavylast the Western Area from I ensa-
cer. Therefore it appeared rather unusual when the visiting schedule completed, a glance I week downed Happy's Sports cola and Northern Area winners
Canadian team began warmup practice, for they not only shows the Medics from the Hospital Center for the city championship. from Charleston.
Licked the ball but carried it in their hands as well. The Mc resting at the top of the --::-::----==-----:::-- -- -- -

Gill players called their game rugby and after briefing the and National only one League loss.with Ip the 17 American wins- I Foulk And Win !

Harvaid players on their game, it was decided that half of League it's OrdnanceGunnery Grego Way .

the game would be played the Canadian way and the other with H wins against one

z. half Amazingly the American enough way., the game ended in an 0-0 tie, but the defeat.in These the first two of teams a two met out Tuesday of three I I i i! Into All-Navy Golf FinalsTony

Harvard men became so enthused about it, they abandoned series for the "World Series in I
other U. S. schools the Miniature." Both have displayed
their and to
game set out to change
masterful form this season, having Grego and Bill Foulk, two of Sax Navy's top golfers fin
new Canadian "rugby". lost only one game apiece. In ished runnorup and third respectively in the Navy South Central Golf
Ilarvaid and Yale met in a game in 1876. Playing under determining the station cham- Tournament held at Pensacola. over the past week-end. The two
the modified rugby rules, Harvard bested in the first of a pionship, they will be battling it I thereby win the right to compete in the All-Navy finals being held
at Pensacola this week. .
out the Power Plant
on varsity
of rival 4-0. Thus not only the spirit of
long string games, diamond Grego, '48 and '49 station links
rivalry came into being, but football as we know it also came Here's the intramural pictureat I champion and winner of the representing the South Central the Sixth meet.District in

into being. On occasions, some U. S. and Canadian schools the close of schedule: I Southern Central meet two years
Represented in the South Central
still meet also with one half played according to the "rugby" AMERICAN LEAGUEG I ago hind posted Ed Peck a 295 of,NAAS one stroke Whiting be- meet in addition to the Sixth .

:. rules, which the Canadians still use predominently, and the W L Pct. Field. Fla., who placed first. Peck Naval District were: Eighth (New
Ord. & Gun. 15 14 1 .932 Orleans); Ninth (Great Lakes);
other according to the American way. led all the way but fell back the
O&R' 15 11 4 .733
second day to be nearly out- Tenth (San Juan) and Fifteenth
Familiar Faces At Came FAW-11 15 10 5 .666 stroked by Grego. (Balboa).
Fasron 109 15 9 6 .600
also from Jacksonville, Top finishers of the South Central -
Fasron 6 15 7 8 .467 Foulk
Those of you who were at Sunday's City League game between VP-3 15 6 9 .400 finished right behind Grego with a eliminations now clash with
Jax-Navy and the league leading Terminal saw a NATIONAL LEAGUE 297 to share third place honors top,golfers from other areas for
couple of familiar faces in Navy's lineup. In the absence of with Bill Scarborough from Guantanamo the coveted All-Navy title. Thin
Hospital 18 17 1 .943 Cuba... marks Grego's third year in A1N
three of Navy's three key men, Coach McCaffrey has acquired NARTU 18 15 3 .833 Navy .
sailors whom 1st Lt. 18 12 6 .666 Foulk, who has come far over competition.x
two of the Green Cove Springs players, -
the past 12 months, has risen almost -
you saw in action in the Southern Area tourney. VF-13 18 18 10 19 8 9 .555.500 from obscurity to one of New York (AFPS)-Jesse Owens
John Bonomo, a speedy little infielder, was on third base CPO's J8 8 10 .444 NAS Jacksonville's top golfers. noon, broke five one world blazing records after, -

Sunday and lanky Ray David was at shortstop. Most of the VP-5 18 8 10 .444 Lcdr. E. K. Ellis, Memphis, who tied a sixth and went on to win
is but Bonomo and David should prove vital in Supply 18 4 14 .222 led after the second day of playin four Olympic gold medals, has
season gone, .
VIi--12 18 4 14 .222 the Central meet, blew to an been voted the
i". Navy's drive to dethrown the league leading Terminal nine Photo Lab 18 3 15 .167 80 Saturday for a 301 total and athlete since 1900""greatest by the Associated track:

Bob Lopez, Jax Navy's third sacker earlier this season, -x----: sixth place in the meet. Other Press poll.

was seen in the stands at a recent game. Lopez was injured Clean, N. y, (AFPS) Joe scores included: Joe McDonald 300 and,
of NAS Jax, ;
Bach former line coach of the formerly Pittsburgh (A'PS-Len) Casanova
the base hos ,
and is recovering from a leg operation at
now 318.
j, has left Art Neely, Puerto Rico, of Santa Clara is
New York Bulldogs, pro- College
pital. He said that if he is still here next season he feels he'llbe football to sign a two-year con- Only last week Grego led a field the new head football coach at
back in shape and again on the local diamond. tract as head coach of St. Dona- of 32 golfers in the qualification the University of Pittsburgh. He
venture College. A former tackle matches for posts on the Sixth replaces Mike Milligan who resigned
Longest inningrecorded in major After pitching a no-hit game with Notre Dame's "Seven Naval District team. by posting a suddenly on being offered
Bach final of 305 while Foulk finished a new contract on a year-to-year "',
seventh Mules" of moves
play was ,
league for the Boston Braves
" 'Inning of Detroit-Chicago into the spot vacated bL Hugh third in the qualification matches basis only. The salary is reportedto
in 1883. Chicago scored 18 runs Joe Borden wound up the 1876 Devore, who switched to NYU1 as with a 311, assuring' JaxNavyof be $15,000., The new contractis
:' with 23 men at bat. season as Chief Ground keeper, pilot. two posts on the four man team for four.years. I

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In City League play, over the past week, Jax Navy's Na ae '

baseballers show a deficit of three losses i in four starts, including r

_ a 14-13 loss to Hardage and Sons, a 12-7 loss to R, C. e' b v

Motor Line, a close 2-1 decision to Terminal last Sunday anda

lone 10-4 win over Terminal Monday night.

Tonight the locals tangle with first. Gushanas then walked, gr' $(
Downing in a double-header City ( scoring Becker. McSparin went
League action at Glen Myra. Fri- out second to first, Webb scoring ., .:,. : :
day night the locals trek to t the second run. Clark was thrown :r ;
Brunswick, Ga., to meet Arco of | out at home attempting to scoreI k
Brunswick in a single game. Sun-I after McSparin's put out.
day NAS tangles with Hardage I Navy went scoreless in the second ,'
at Mason Field. Next Tuesday j and third, while R. C. scored %ir. t 'oL .ACa
'. Navy again meets the league once In the first and three in the
lending Terminal nine. 11 second to give them the edge

Reduce Terminal MarginJax over Navy, 3-2. Joe Peterson,
Navy blasted the league Navy's right fielder scored for
leading Terminal nine Monday I Navy in the fourth as a result of DIG, DIG, DIG Candidates for backfield slots on the 1950 Jax-Navy grid edition are put
night 10-4 to reduce the Railroad- being on base from a bean-ball. through their limbering; up paces by llama Hutchison, left, one of the backfield coaches. These I
rrs' first place margin to three I He scored when Becker lined a lads seek the shadows of the big: oaks as they toil under the 95-degree heat in preparation for the
and a half games. I single for his second safety of the season's opener Sept. 24. ,

... Portsider Joe Gushanas, work game. -
ing on the mound for Navy, 14-13 Harclage Fray '
blanked the Railroaders from the In a wild scoring fray Hardageand Who Gave Most Gridmen Open Practice i
first to the ninth inning, fanning Sons last Wednesday night II
13 hitters. A walk and two singlesin }bested; the locals 1413vhen Walks In Season?
the first counted for the Charlie Berry, Hardage center-

Railroaders first tally. From j fielder scored from third on a I The two-part Jax Air News .For Coming Compoign
there in Gushanas blanked them, wild throw by Jax Navy pitcher Quiz in last week's issue was
until the ninth when Terminal Chuck Webb in the eighth no puzzle to Raymond D. Ra-

scored three runs. I, frame. Webb was attempting to I banus ADAN, of VP-5 whoprovided With temperatures running in the high 90's, 55: Jax-
Gushanas helped win his own nail Berry on a rundown as a result the first correct ans- Navy football huskies donned shorts and cleats last Tuesday
ball by lining double in of a bunt laid down third
game a wer, thereby winning him-
the first, scoring second !sacker; j by Hardage's shortstop. ] self two free passes' to a pairof to begin strenuous training in preparation for this season's .
Dick Clark and Charlie Tibbet. Hardage got off to an early Jacksonville Tar home frays. hard campaign.
Navy !scored; what proved to be lead in the second, but Navy The correct answer to the Jax-Navy's varsity will pry the, I
the winning run in the second; tallied four in the fourth when first part "What major league lid off the 1950 season September24th nounced that the 1950 Jax-Navy
when five runs, as a result of a Gushanas, Churchill, Henry and teams started the 1950 season I against Fort Bragg at the gridmen will utilize a new for-
.. walk ,a hit batsman, a double I Livingston scored; on three with new managers?" was: Army gridders' home field. A mation in the forthcoming sea
and three singles. Bob Becker, singles" two hit batsmen and a Washington (Bucky Harris) great number of the 1950 hope- son. Garver will use a system
playing first base in Monday's sacrifice to deadlock the fray at and Cincinnati (Luke Scwell) .. fuls are pointing for backfield which will be a variation of the
fray, homered in the eighth with 5-5 in the fourth. The' answer to the second positions for the opener with "T" formation and some offensive ..
catcher Harry Stinson aboard to Hardage hit back with four part, 'Who was the last active Fort Bragg, but many will un- plays will be run from a
ice the tilt for Navy 10-4. runs in the sixth and seventh spitball pitches in the majors doubtedly be shifted to positions short punt formation
Parsons xs Becket while Navy tallied only six in and who did he last pitch for?", in the forward wall before the I In the initial practice session.
Ace right-hander Bob Becker i the seventh, giving the funeral was: Burleigh Grimes of the opening whistle. last week, backfield hopefuls con
and Terminal's veteran Howard home nine a 13-12 edge. Brooklyn Dodgers. Veterans Don Blue-Gold centrated on practice line plungesand
Parsons met last Sunday in an- This week's question shouldbe passing. Team systems and
Southpaw Joe Gushanas for
Back from last will be fundamentals
no stumper for the modern season along with stance,
... other mound duel. Becker handed -
Navy was relieved in the seventhby
Parsons his first defeat earlier major league baseball followers Big Joe Sinko, right guard for defensive charging, running and
Chuck Webb who
came in
Navy for the past two seasons Becker started to win his own
this with 1-0 shutout. :
season a from center field. Navy tallied "What pitcher holds the mod- He will be in there again, working the first practice session. Tuesday
Parsons turned the tables on once in the eighth when catcher hard to capture his old po- despite the heat, Garver had
ern major league record for the
Becker last!' Sunday as the Rail Jerry Livingston !scored; on BobBecker's
most bases given up in a sea sitIon. Sinko, an All-Navy guardfor the boys in full uniform, starting
roaders won 2-1. Both hurlers double, Becker failingto son. How walks did he several straight years, will be contact workouts, with blockingand
displayed form as Becker fanned score the all important 14th issue?" working without Bill Molonskie, tackling the main features of
eight Terminal batters and Parsons I run as he died on third. Hardage The first also All-Navy guard for several the day.
correct to
seven. Becker gave up two scored in eighth, giving them a answer years who sparked; the left side of Academy Stars Help Coach
bases on balls while Parsons fail- I third place tie with R. C. Motor the above quizzy wins two free the locals line last season.
to two Jax Tars home Heading the of
passes array former
rd to walk tagged Line the
a man. Navy in City League. Jack Duncan, who pulled down Naval
baseball games. Academy stars on Carver'scoaching
Parsons for hits
eight tallying
)I -x-- many Jax-Navy passes last season -
Send in staff this will
Terminal bunched their or bring in, year be
one run, I I News is seeking a flanker position :]Dave
answers to the Jax Air Barksdale, last
six hits and tallied twice. Clark Still Leads
again, which will mark his third
offices, room 123 and 125, main year on the player roster, is han-
Becker helped to win his own year on the local gridiron. The
administration the line this
building, or dling coaching sea
ball game in the third when he Jax led off with a triple, scoring later -x- filled by Vince Anania, a former defensive linebackers for
.. on Chuck Webb a single for the Since last reported, the batting G AR R II RBI AVG. All-Navy star, is open to a big several years and was sidelinedlast
only Navy score. Twice Navy was averages of Jax Navy's varsity Coffee 8 26 10 10 4 .385 list of prospective wingmen this season by injuries.
in scoring position with men on baseballers shifted considerably. Clark 52 181 41 60 31 .326 year. Hal Hamburg, formerly with
tecond but failed to score. Ter- Owen Coffee, newest addition Churchill 47 175 27' 53 36 .303 Curly Pen 'ak'ho gained Arkansas in the "Big Six" and
minal scored once in the fourth | to the club, has played in Gushanas 47 168 23 50 26)::298 much yardage for the local elev- whiz kid at the Naval Academy
end once in the sixth. 'I eight games and in those games Livin'ston 24, 61 14 17 7 .279' en in a half-back spot; last year for two years, Is expected to be
R. C. Scores Win has hit safely 10 times in 26 Tibbet 19 68 15 18 8 .265 will again be fighting for a start- in uniform shortly. Hal had the
Jake "Jockey" Duvall startedon I I trips to the plate, to lead the hit- Webb 46 147 28 36 8 .245 ing assignment on the 1950 squad reputation as being one of the
the mound for Jax Navy last ters with a .385 average. :Manning 65 257 57 60 27 .233 against many new tryouts. Gor- best "little men" playing college
Friday against R. C. Motors. Navy I Veterans Dick Clark and Keith Becker 47 138 23 30 8 .217 don Kent, another wingback, isI football when he was with Navy.A .
got off to an early lead in the Churchill, who all season have Duvall 18 46 11 9 0 .]96 I back this year working hard for quarterback, Hamburg ranked
first when Becker led off with a been hitting within a few percentage Henry 56 203 24 35 19 .172 a Blue and Gold jersey high on national records for total -
single, Webb and Clark walked I points of each other, McSparl.i 34 87' 12 15 4 .172' j Two Systems EmployedHead passes completed in his two
and Tibbet went out second to have both slipped in their hitting. Stinson 31 100 12 17 7 .170 Coach Dick Garver an- years at the Academy

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.. 50 TOURNEY ACTION-Action galore was displayed In the recently completed Southern Arra baseball playoffs held at Mason Field here, with
Parris e meet. In photo on the left, Key West's rightl elder Ray ][ayes, makes a futile attempt at beating. a throw to first in the final tame against
Parris tern Is the PI first sacker. In the center picture Navy'sDick Henry ((22) gives signal as Dick Clark crosses the plate In a last-ditch two.
run raj against P. I. P, I. won this fray, 5-2. Tom Jekct, Key West's rightfiflder is tagged out by Pi's Pete Larghey as he slides Into third In the
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PT 'Hospital Trips Gunners

Q I ,In First Ployoff Tilt

I Hospital's speedy combine, winner of the station intramural -

I National League and defending: station champions ,

I( trounced' Ordnance and Gunnery, American League champs,

in the first of a best two out of three series, 10-3, on the

'Power Plants diamond Tuesday aftern on.

-- Today at 1500, Hospital and

Island Ordnance meet at the Power
Plant diamond in the second and

all important game to decide the I
Grabs AreaBaseball station championship. A win for
,;\1' the Gunners would necessitatethe
:.; third game to decide the title,
Title but a win for the Medics would
< end the playoffs, Hospital being

Fi Parris Island ;Marines suc the winner.

i I CE'ssfuJdefended\ their Sixth The Medics went right to workin
the bottom half of the first
o b pa b ill1 t Naval District baseball title : frame in Tuesday's opener and

last week by sinking the sail- tallied four runs on three hits to
"" ; "___:.. <-- -At .4"' .IIII
"-"- : I ors from NAS Key West in jump to an early 4-0 lead over

SPOTS A GIFT-George Schorr, YNT3 of VP-745 of NARTU, eyes a set of silverware being the final game of the Southern the American League Gunners.The .

I shown him at the Navy Exchange by Clerk Virginia Morgan. He'll get a real bargain in this ,Area playoffs, '6.3. second inning was unevent.
buy, one of the many bargains offered at the gift counter at the Navy Exchange. for both, but in the top half o(
Slated three
as a day ,
-- -- - tourney the third the Gunners sent nine
rain caused the postponement of',' to the and tallied
men plate
CLASSIFIED Ellis National several frays and extended play 'I',' three runs tm two hits and one
Brings for the four teams, Jax Navy
BULLETINFor Green Cove Springs, Key West i Hospital error.. The only other "s
and Parris Island, entered in the Ordnance Gunnery scoring
meet. j threats came ,in the fifth and ..a
Rent seventh. In the fifth, catcher
3 rm. unfurn. apt., 3551 Post St Skeet Crown To Jax Parris Island entered the Sixth Crowell doubled to left and was
Mrs. Rogers, Ph. 2-9935. Naval District finals now being
thrown out at third trying to
5 rm. and 2 rm. furn apts. at 862: played at Parris Island between
St. Clair, Ph. 8-3992. Mr. i i Jacksonville ''Navy's skeet shooters, who have been' pow- winners of the Western, Northern lined stretch another it into a triple. Crowell left
Breese. i dering the clay birds all summer, finally reaped the dividendsof and Southern Area title holders. two-bagger
1 bdrm. unfurn. apt., 3568 Roosevelt their practice at the National Meet at Dallas Texas last To reach the finals, the Islanders I center in the seventh but went
nowhere he died base.
Blvd. Allied Development t first defeated the sailors from as on
Co. P. O. Box 2251. Call 4-3352 week, coming back with high honors. Green Cove Springs, 10-3 to I Hospital scored once in the

.. 0900 to 1700, 2-8992 Eve & Sun. :i Francis Ellis a local Jacksonyille hand them their second loss. Next third when Walsh scored on the .1
3 rm. furn. apt., 6938 103rd St.,, >! lad, who is a seaman in V-6, f with its members shooting together they eliminated Jax Navy, 52. Gunner shortstop's error. In the
Mrs. Summers, 2-8578. i I in the Naval Reserve here, won I for the first time broke Jax Navy had beated the Islanders fourth the Medics pushed two

a 1 rm. adjoining bath. Ph. 8-3276,, the National skeet all bore 1198 to win the .service honorsfor the first day of play, 7.3, bu\>$ more runs across, and three
Mrs. Wills. i, championship by shooting 250 Class A.Individual, were handed their first loss by more in the sixth to win. The
3 rm. furn apt., Lakeshore 4719 I straight targets in National com- scores are as follows Key West and finally eliminatedby winning pitcher was Oaks, who "
Lexington Ave. Mrs. R. R. Cecil petion. In the shootoff with Julian : the Marines in the double allowed seven hits, while the
Ph. 8-6428. Coleman of Maryland to determine elimination
loser Clark who nine
Francis Ellis 250 W. Strickler was gave up
2 rm. apt and 3 rm. cottage furn. the winner, Ellis went I ; 2 Games Decide Title hits.
I Bill 242 I "
248 Wayne
? Ragsdale, ;
apply at Iron Kettle, Mrs. Ars- straight while Coleman droppeda I Eddington, 246; Bill Arthur, 243; I Key West, the only team undefeated -xL -
1m, 2521 Orange Park bird in 75 targets, thus letting Ken Pendergras, 242; Nick Gali- | up until the game with I If 1 SullUun, Mo. (AKI'S) The
2 large rooms in private home, the coveted trophy come to Jack I i Parris Island, needed only one
I tano, 241; Herb Pistole, 235; Jack ,f man who might have proved thatJ.
c Mrs. Bowdoin 215 W. 9th St. .
;I sonville. Ellis in company with game to gain the crown. By dropping
Is the
Dalton In
2 rm furn apt. in pvt. home Mrs.G. ;another Jaxon, city detective Em Barleon, 241; Bill McElroy. 240; the first game with the Frank reality
F. Brittain, 4624 Astral St. Bob Kincaid, 230; Chuck Fon- I notorious Jesse James is dead.
14-0 another
met Lee set a two-man Islanders game was
219.x James Russell Davis of' Nashville,
Ph. 22940. vielle. Ojuck MYETs:
world record when they broke necessary to crown the winner.
Tenn.. one of the nation's oldest
4 rm. apt. at Five Points 2045 499 birds out of a possible 500. Had Key West taken the first,
Myra St. Mrs. Jones, Ph. 7- Locals Do Fine WAVESContinued they would have been undisputed re-cently'

6608. W. B. Strickler, TDI, V-6, also Champions. However the Marines j
1 rm in pvt. home convenient to two to annex testified earlier at nearby Union,
of the Naval Reserve Jackson games
NAS, 20416. Mrs. Reddick. in ( from Page'l) the I Mo., that Dalton is the notor tour
1 rm. 3338 Randall St., Mrs. ville, set a new world's record Donna F. Ellis, Memphis. Tenn.: 'Mike crown.Marcho stocky right ,Jesse Mr. Davis claimed to be a
Hertzman, Ph. 8-9192. I by breaking some 700 odd birds i Elizabeth E. Elston, Gulfport, hander for the Marines, chalked I first' cousin of the James family.
without a miss, only to lose the
I Louise M. Ferrantelli, New
2 bdrm. furn. house. 4227 Appleton I Miss.;
the lone shutout of the meet
champion of champions to Grant up .
Ave., Lt. Davidson, Ext. Frances M. Gilmore, -
Using of Texas. using did not Orleans, La.:. by dumping the Key West nine. "
406. shoot birds I Houston, Tex.; Peggy A. Johnson, 14-0. Marcho allowed only 4 hits y- '-
as straight as
Share home with couple or rm Strickler but he did keep break- Durham. N. C.; Evelyn M. Jones, and two bases on balls while his # '. "
for 2 men, 2266 Walter Ave., I ing them in that particular match. Myrtle Beach, S. C.; Rosalia Kennedy team mates racked up 14 runs on "
Jewel Holbrook, Ph. 8-5529 after Savannah Ga.; Grace W. 12 hits and seven Key West er-
7 p. m. Also shooting with Ellis, Strick Kicklighter, Savannah, Ga.; Laura
Fuin. house, Mrs. Crawford. Rt. ler and Lee was Commander Bill Tex rors.The {
D. Lemon, Beaumont, Marines big inning came
No. 4 Box 480-B. Ph. 28268. I Ragsdale a member of Jackson-
in the second when 12 men came
5 mi. furn. house. 4440 Manchester i ville's AVUA 3 who, further assisted Mary K. Massa, Memphis the .j
to bat, and six runs crossed aj'
Tenn. Juanita Savannah
Phillips ,
Rd.. Call Mrs. Hunter, 8- i by a former Naval gunnery : on 4 hits. Other Parris Island
Ga.; Roberta Rawlins Little Rock plate
4700 instructor, Dan McCormick of
5 rm. furn. house adults only 4415 I Miami, all teamed together to; I Ark.; Dorothy Ritch, Jacksonville, fourth scores, sixtn came and in seventh the first inn,

Marquette St. Mrs. Harris 2- I take second place in the 5-man, Fla.; Barbara Sandefur, Najsh- ings. Marcho was the winning : r ,

5224. i team race. | vitle, Tenn.; Alma Shuman, 'Bart- pitcher while Warren Lutes was ,qt
Nice room for gentleman in private Jacksonville Navy's 5. man I jlesvilles, Okla.; Betty Simmons, charged with the loss. .
home; meals if desired_ team took third place in the ser- Memphis, Tenn.; Jerry Surrency i Crucial Title Game I
Mrs. Stipp. 2741 Arapahoe Ave. vice Class AA with 1209 birds Savannah. Ga.; Mabel J. Thorpe, The final game of the slated',
(Ortega). Phone 2.3420.Fur out of 1250. This event was won Macon, Ga.; Evelyn Harrell, Ft three-day meet pitted Andy -
Sale by the Strategic Air Force team Worth, Tex.; Jessie Dykes! Lafayette ton of'the Marines against southpaw I
4 rrn. furn if desired 6105 Hyram which was paced by last year's I La.; Lain Anderson, John Baird of Key West.
Ave. Geo. G. Teate, 5-6010. national champion Sergeant G. Memphis, Tenn., and Mary P. Bit- Key West tallied in the third for ,
Furn house. 2634 Fleming St. W. VanBuren of Carswell Air ton, Savannah, Ga. the first score. Parris Island
Mrs. Hare. Call 7-5292 after Force Base. Wayne Eddington, I ---- --------- bounced back in the 'ourth with 1 j

1700. AMC of Air Group 1, broke 246 Milwaukee (API'S)-.Sun sneezes one run and knot the score at 1.1.',
Bed rm. suite, R. E. Pritchard, to win individual laurels in the inn in the Allison family. JamesL. Ray Mills, Parris Island short ,

3725-A Dewey Park.Miscellaneous. Class B frame. I Allison sneezes three times every stop scored what proved to be j jI ,._. .'.. .. ..,.-...., ". ..
NARTU Scores time he goes into the sunlight I the winning run in the sixth when i II

2 about passengers the 14th to Denver of Sept. starting ContactMr. Commander Jack Barleon, Sergeant : His father and grandfather : Mario Corpolongo flied to left. I NI:MARINE: : CO-U. Ci>l
affected. His 'The Islanders went on to wrapit B. Atkins above is
Bill McElroy Bob Kincaid were similarly Harvey ,
Watts at Ext. 272 days or and
I in the sixth
509 and Chuck Myers of NARTU, two brothers also sneeze three up by tallying the new commanding officer of
times when in the Today seventh. Ashton was credited the Marine Barracks at NAS
NAS : Jacksonville were picked to shooton sunlight. I' ,
From downtown Jax to. loss.
I and Baird the
with the win "
riders between 0730 and 1600. the nation-wide Naval Air Mr. Allison's four-year-old having relieved Lt. Col. Arba
son, Jamie, is the un- Tournament L. Norton. Colonel Atkins reported -
Reserve Command team. Naval keeping: up I
Mr. Row, Ext. 432. I I in brief
Here is the tourney |
Bide wanted from Lakeshore, Air Stations at Glenview, Akron usualy affliction he's recently here from, the Amphibious
Blanding Blvd. and Blackburn Oakland and Seattle also placedmen I started sneezing the moment he'j July 27-NAS Key West over i Warfare School at Quan-

Rd. 0700 and 1530, Miss Martin on this team. The first team I exposed to the sun's rays. Green Cove Springs, 6-2; Jax I tlco, Va. Colonel Norton, head
Navy over Parris Island, 73. of the Marine Barracks here .
Ext. 718. 28 Parris Island vs Green f
July -
for the past two years, has reported -
Middle aged woman will babysit ': Cove Springs rained out after'' to Quantico.
day or night. Mrs. Theus. R a three and .a half innings, Parris -x-
2.1624, if no ans. call 2-7695. Yw4 Island leading 1-0. I II .
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Carol Dodson will baby sit Contact July 29-Parris Island vs Green August 1-Parris Island elim.
at 121I-B Hancock St. NAS Cove Springs, nine inning tie. mated Jax-Navv 5.2; Parris Island .
Ext. 556.Touring. Green Cove leading 5-4 in top of over Key West. 14-0.

_x- 11th, rained out. August 3-Final game, Parri.
Admirals July 31-Parris Island eliminated Island vs Key West for cham
Green Cove Springs, 10-3. ; pionship. Parris Island the win

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Admiral Badger and Admiral
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found that although some of the \ ,
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four or five years, they are so &PtACE
well preserved that many can reenter k fROM:.
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when they retired from active ENT

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is underway in get-
Work now ...M l.Y
ting several of the ships mooredat -
Green Cove ready for active PAINTS CNO-A pastel copy of Time magazine's cover por- I
duty. trait of Admiral Forrest P. Sherman, Chief of Naval Operations I
upon completion of their tour is presented by artist Robert A. Burroughs, left of Public Works to I ICumdr.
which included a thorough inspection Eugene J. Peltier, Public Works officer of NAS Ju and .o9P .
of the entire dock area, ComNab6.; Burroughs, architectural engineer at Public Work,
the two officers praised the ""en felt that the bare walls of the Public Works office would be eonI I I I,
thusiasm of the men and the ef- siderably brightened by a picture of the CNO. lie completed the I I
sort they put into their work." Job in about two d.. y*. I i

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