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Creation Date: September 7, 1950
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VOL 8-No: 20 UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA 7 September 1950

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Headquarters of the Commander f'lf'etIr Jacksonville Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet Airing 11
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\ : Station EscapesHurricane





Lash






.: (; Severe Storm Suddenly


.xigee.e : Shifts Force Southward


1 Alter hattt'nillg'-duwn and assuming condition numberone

.il noon luesdav\ to, await the season' biggest: humiane,

the Naval Air Station, along with the: Jacksonville area, e>-

tuped the big llowhich suddenly changed its course to A

southeasterly I! \ direction: and :seemed, to spend it.self overland,

.Although! the full force! of the __ __ _h __ _h __ _
mall. but severe hurricane, was I northeast were no higher than ]13
not expected to hit Jacksonville and 20 miles per hour here

alter it changed course, precautions The Charleston Naval Base and
I were still being taken as 1 the Atlantic Fleet Mine Force

Idle as Wednesday morning as went on alert Tuesday night in

squall weather, with winds of I preparation for the stiong. wtnd3expected ,
gale force, drifted. into the Jacksonville there
M\KI: K\iv FOR HINDS as a result ot the
area Florida hurricane.Three ,
-Ihe station got down to serious M" i
i The station assumed:; condition x-
business! of battening; down, a
No 3 Sunday when word was. received -
securing equipment and buildings .
that the hurricane: in the
in a SquadronsOf
Tuesday preparation a gulf was moving toward land

for the hurricane which failedto <, i All libtitv 1 was suspended, as nee
hit here, Ine Gulf storm {;i NARf
!. 6 ,! essdi\; precautions were taken Train
was headed northeast! toward \,.'. .J Station Secured
Jacksonville but
hanged its a ,. _. .. ,:, w
:
direction late Tuesday night "" ; I Condition No 2 was /given e
southward In top photo Seamen ,! 1 -" ""-""-"' --. "."......j I1 Monday inoinmg as the slat I Aboard Carrier

John Nixon, Hubert Nip 1"" Ion began to batten down and I
l IHT and \\illiam NoudtisO?. planes were evacuated to selected : Four (d.ivs' of| active> duty

tie down a crash! fire control .refuge points.. Condition 'No, I I :a l II o a r I'd the car rric'r n SVnght s
unit building\ In the bottompicture was issued: at about noon Fue>- \ will climax the two-
\ J.Z day, with thc station i se- l
lashes a Public Uorks crew cured and civilian pel.. ()/full I !sent : weeks! training period for
!' equipment to a fence, a '
familiar honi The station then awaited three NAIMl: sqindrons nowengaged
around
scene the station :
.,. th' :stoim. I then
Tuesday' as the "storm approulied in annual training -
1 IK' babhuiiicane which
Hie hurruane "small" : cruise at Peiisaoola
'mi d to glow overnight picked
but "severe" which seemed to /
Momentum\ just off the FlorM For man of I the pilots and /nun
build '
itself ,
up overnight was X '-t <'oattondav: and then of VF74!. VS-711 and FASHun-
reported to have itself '
!spent! t Ill1l1tci t toward. the northeast. 741 I the four day cruise on 1 the
after :i long !stioerland near
the Gulf )I-''''t.'H-.UIS reported. that the Wnght will be their first l'alTll'J'
,,101111 was to continue across. the dutv since the end of World W u

*. .... )( tale. by way ot Gainesville; and II.
Ocala and enter the Atlantic in
Pilots ot the squadrons tl ".v
the St. A ugu-.t. Jacksonville I their planes to Pen&acola last Saturday .
Plenty Of Good Area lads Flock To Join I area and enlisted men and

Much Rain! lulls ground officers. made the trip via
Reading Inside The storm. which had winds of : "air lift"
from 1 115 to 12r miles hour,
per The first ten days of the training
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khlights,! of the ne\v. illto'l-i Naval Air Cadet Program iof remained Tuesday almost around:stationary the' Cedar most I period will be spent in typical -
national. national and local with I maneuver type training and
about 125 miles from
I Key
,
area
emphasis on the local JN contained the latter four days have been >I't t

'n the pages of today ? JaxAll" Before the outbreak of the Korean \\ar, screening of Jacksonville The t overland aside for earner quahhtation txeieises '
News, with several good fea long stay apparently ; on the Wiight
under the Naval Aviation Cadet Navad '
applicant ( ) m)" u- drained the hurricane of

tuifs The to full satisfy all of readers"The World giarnvas routine business:' but now the men at NAU'Il": much: of its strength. early and The pilots of the squadi ens
page have been readying tlu'inselvestoi .
Jacksonville who handle been virtually l late Tue.dalIght. word was I't'- ,
the here have
In Rl'vlew"whU'h made its first program I the carrier duty by frequent
eived that tin stonn
/ began to
appearance last week and which chained to their desks by the daily onrush t of alpheants. drift I southward along the Florida 'u'Id eaiiiei i landing practice ,-.es
was well received, can again bet the
west "roast 1 -ions! at Mavpoit Auxiliary
\and on thiee Heiesour
page Naval All' station
," Working on a peacetime yearly More than "I/f i n He of : un i
gwd Classified! bulletin Page 8 quota of 25 NavCads for fiscal being leased to naiti"e duly fell up to Wednesday morning Going bj'k aboard a carrier a-

Breezes _. Page 5 19)1, the? NARTU office has:: already (Please Turn to Page 8, ColI) but winds olowin from the .Please Turn to Page 8, Col, 1))
enlisted 37 cadets and the
Hurricane I Report u_ Page! IN.ltTl'
Notes Page! 2 fiscal year is only. two months
old
Tower Plant Story 1'age 4
Exam: a
Sports| Pages (Ii, 7 Tough
Tricky <( : Report Page 2I'age of NARTU which consul:;, ot I i tt ., r
' World In Review / 3 ( jg) Frank Coghlan and hank

x- La Comb, YN2, has the task of 4


Deadline For Tags 1 applicants interviewing from all, who over and have the sI'I'C't'nlllg North been flunking Florida all 1ii'' sk


Is September 15 ; South Georgia area
The Aviation Medicine branch : ;
Deadline at NAS Jax for changing of the Dispensary has examined ,
tags on all automobiles driven .
193 prospective cadets since July 1iin '
by military and civilian personnel connection with the NavCad ,<./ i :I
; 1 if set' for September 15, ,.\ '
Julius
program. Capt. Early senior i if l
Yard Office finals have annoum ? /
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medical office, personally re a .' s j
'edRepresentatives. views the physical record of each err. g< f

: of the Yard i applicant and Lt. (jg) J W Reece i J

Office have completed their general I performs most of the flight phy .. r
.
issuance of tags at various I sicaU Percentage of men successfully ., : 't- 1
departments and the office u now I passing this most exactingof .,:'<
ready, to take care of the stragglers all service physicals is rather .. :r.1

high, officials report. : 1 .,;
Car owners must bring the Train 15 ;Months "

necessary credentials, indudlOgHlsurulw'p Qualifications for NavCad training .
policy, registration, and demand that young men be
dnvers license, plus old tag, to between the ages of 18 and 27 be I I

thc Yard Office before Sept. 15 'I single, have two full years of 1 .l'

After that date, no car with old college (60 semester hours or 90 .
? .
plates will b<> allowed aboard the quarter hours of passing credIts ... :

station) I from an accredited college or junior :

-x : college ), be a citizen and must ,'.. '.. \
ta4 '
be physically qualified | .. ', ". ." .j'l
New Giant Storm I Applicants must agree to remain .. .. "" ...... "
single until they completetheir '

Moving Northward ;, flight training! which take. ,.< ._..'..".,.".,.-.,"-'.:,-.: -,- . _. ,
i about 15 months Successful cadets -
A sharp eye is being kept on :I are commissioned:: Ensign in i RECUPERATE HOSPITAL-Back from ,the Korean battlefront two Army men recuK>rU

another hurricane, this: one a the Reserve or Second Lleuten from their injuries at the U, S. Naval Hospital here, after being: evacuated from Japan bf the Mill.
giant twister with 100 mile 911 4 i I ant in the Marine Corpi They buy Air Transport Command 1'fc, Jack Krause, left, of Jacksonville and Pvt Homer Wilson +t
hour winds some 751) mite. east then serVe two and one-half years Atlanttt while away the time with a card xanIC, Krause was blown from hU foxhole, and Wil*Ht M.

of Nassau, Bahamas. active duly with the Meet before celved a severe bullet wound through his k"I'f'C:1I"Let's : .



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Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air .

Station Jacksonville, Fla.NAS f
Jacksonville p.-k'

Capt. Douglas T. Day...._...__ Commanding Officer
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell .._-Executive Officer :
I
Fleet Air: JacksonvilleRear

Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery__- Commander

Capt. Allen Smith.........._..--..._. .._____.. "___ -._...._.-.,.. -Chief of Staff
Fleet Air Wing Eleven

Capt. George C. Montgomery...___. ... _._Commander
Comdr. Charles Robertson._. ,_w..,___,_ Chief Staff Officer
Naval Hospital I I'I

Capt. Dwight J. Wharton_____.__.___ Commanding Officer S
Capt. Guy E. Stahr w.i.1 ....:...._. .. _"___' Executive Officer

NARTU 'I
Capt. Raymond N. Sharp ....-. ___.__........___Commanding Officer : ,

Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration
building. Phone extension 8184.
Editor-Andrew II. Planey :

Staff Member: Bob Joyce, JOSN. LAIR
The JAX AIR NEWS II publishedvcewy at the U. S. Naval Air Station
Jacksonville. Florida I and printed commercially With l non-appropriated fund
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-33. Rev.
Nov. 1945. Copies I are distributed free ol charge at the Naval Air Station, the
Naval: Air Reserve Training Unit, Naval Auxiliary; Air Station, Cecil Held, and I
the U. S. Naval Hospital. '
The JAX AIR NEWS is a rnemoer of the Armed Forces Pres Service. Reproduction -
of material from these sources must bear a credit line. Republlcatlcn
of cth-r matter, except by service publications Is prohibited without permissionof I
Editor JAX AIR NEWS

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FORCE RESERVES VISIT-A group of Air Force Reserve officers from the University of ,
Florida receive a little orientation on naval aviation during their visit here last Friday. Lcdr. J. Edwin
Notes GaYi center, currently on two weeks active duty, plays host to the croup. William Craddock,
ADC nta out parts of an aircraft engine at the shop while Anthony Machcda, ADC, awaits his ,
turn to guide the party to other points of interest.
fromNliRTU -

j\Report From Washington I

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As per usual, NARTU Sax is ''is only two months old. I Ceiling Lifted on Top Warrant PromotionsNavy

undergoing its very busy summer The photo department sent a I
schedule with several squadrons certain Phot Striker -Mayport to
Nerving their two weeks training take pictures of Field Carrier
duty periods. Landing Practice last weekend. To Sponsor Public Speaking CourseBy

Three squadrons are presentlyon After eight hours down there all
active duty and will spend the I he brought back was a shot ofa Armed Forces Press Service serve and National Guard first lieutenants
major portion of their two weeksat plane upside down in the water. The Defense Department Personnel Policy !serving on extended active duty as second
NAS Pensacola. Crowning -- -- Board has recommended removal of previous lieutenants.
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event of the cruise will be four ceilings on promotion of junior grade warrant
days aboard the carrier U. S. S. Conversion of officers of the Services to the top warrant pay The Army has suspended all donations of
Wright, at which time VF and grades, W-4 and W3. Defense Department weapons to veterans, civic and other groups
VS pilots will requalify in carrier approval is expected, permitting the promo for ceremonial or display purposes for the
landings. It will be the first time Carrier LeyteIs tion of warrant officers on the basis of merit duration of the present emergency.The .
since World War II that most of rather than budget .limitations.
them will feel the roll of the sea Navy will sponsor a course in public
aboard a earlier. DeferredThe Congressional committees are expected to speaking for selected officers from October to
complete work soon on legislation for limited January in co-operation with George Wash
It is anticipated that Lt. jg) income tax relief for combat
Navy Department announced military person- ington University, Washington D. C. So far
Frank Coghlan and Frank La that the conver- I nel and some type of family allowance systemfor as possible first consideration will be given to
today
Comb, YN2 will be mental patients personnel with dependents.The eligible officers engaged in public relations
sion of the 27,000-ton aircraft car-
before all the NAVCAD U.S.S. has Senate recently approved a bill which work, and those who may be designated to
rier Leyte (CV-32)
prospects have been interviewed would pay dependents benefits ranging from present Navy information to other govern
been deferred in order that the
and processed. As it now stands $85 to $155 per month. The servicemen would mental or civilian groups.
they are 35 percent over their Leyte may continue to operate in contribute a little less than half of the total .
Annual quota and the fiscal the Fleet. A reserve fleet sister
year benefits. The Army's 1900-bed Letterman General
ship, the U.S.S. Lake Champlain All Services are working on plans for effecting Hospital, San Francisco Calif., has been re-
(CV-39), will be converted instead. promotions as their ranks increase designated Letterman Army Hospital.
AssignmentsTo Prior to the invasion of South with new members. First announcement of .

I Korea, the Leyte was scheduled temporary Army promotions due to the cur- The Air Force has specified six categoriesof
j I to begin conversion at the Norfolk rent expansion is expected early in Septem Reservists eligible for delay in being recalled
Academy i' Naval Shipyard late in October ber. to active duty.
.
of this The changesin
year. Personnel enrolled In educational Institutions
I' workload caused by the Korean The Air Force is considering approximately ; those in research and scientific activities *
Remain At 5 and general situation has led to a 5,000 officers for temporary promotions to ; graduate students in dentistry, veterinary -
decision to transfer the replace captain and first lieutenant. The following cat or medical colleges or in first year medi-
The Navy has cancelled its ment carrier conversion from a egories are eligible: all Reserve and National cal Internship; those in certain critical civilian
planned reduction in the numberof naval to a private shipyard. Thisis Guard officers on extended active dutyas occupations or Congressional appointments to possible because details of the first lieutenant who hold captain's gradein such by the Departments of Labor and

the U. S, Naval Academy, with a conversions! have previously been their Reserve component. Commerce; hardshp and dependency cases
consequent reduction in the size of worked out on sister ships at na- Other officers serving as first lieutenant, identified as such by Air Force Regulations;
the Brigade of Midshipmen, in val shipyards. whose date of initial appointment in that key "managerial" personnel whose call to active -
view of the current international It Is planned that the Lake grade was prior to March 1, 1946, and who duty would result in material loss in
Bituation. Champlain, currently berthed in served at least 12 months on active duty as a production, services, or research necessary to
Newport News Sub-Group of the first lieutenant prior to June 30, 1947. All Re- the national health, safety, or interest.
r A decision to reduce from five
to four the number of Congressional Norfolk Reserve Fleet Berthing Tiny :Motor Tests Fuel Blissful Sleep
appointments to the Naval Area, will be converted at the Funds SoughtTo

Academy beginning with the fiscal Newport News Shipbuilding and Cambridge, Mass. (AFPS- Santa Ana, Calif. AFPS) _
year 1952 was made last :May by Dry. Dock Company, Newport rocket motor small enough to beheld : While Dep. Sheriff and Mrs. Oliver
the Navy with concurrence of the News, Virginia. in one hand is being used by B. McCarter were sleeping, Expand
r Secretary of Defense, as the resultof The conversion of the Lake Massachusetts o f Technology a burglar entered their home and
. overcrowded conditions at the Champlain is scheduled to begin chemists to develop fuels for full- stole $118 worth of clothing from
Annapolis, Maryland school.In as soon as a satisfactory contractcan size rocket-powered missile. a room adjacent to the bedroom.x Service ClubsNew
I
announcing abandonment of be arranged. -x- -
the reduction plan, Vice Admiral York (AFPS)-Plans to
w, John W. Roper, Chief of Naval raise nearly $10 million to expand
Personnel, said: recreational and welfare programs -
for members of the Armed
"In view of the current inter
Forces .
were announced here recently
national situation, it is now considered by Associated Services,
r inappropriate to continue r successor to United Service Organizations
, with the planned reduction in the and the National
number of appointments to the Budget Committee, which is
Naval Academy It is considered sponsored by U S. Community
; that the over-crowding' at the Chest organizations.
, Academy must be accepted for Community Chests throughoutthe
the immediate future." nation will be asked'to con-
The decision to maintain the .
tribute slightly more than $4 million
present size of the Brigade of Mid- : ( 4v < toward a national fund.

; shipmen, expected to number 3,700 Plans call for expansion of 101
by October, 1950, was approved by club and area programs now being .
:. Secretary of the Navy Francis P. T conducted near posts, camps
Matthews and concurred in by d and stations of the military estab--
Secretary of Defense Louis John- x lishment in the U. S. and over-
son \ seas.Also planned is the reopen
Former Luftwaffe ing of 27 former USO facilities.
Associated Services has formed

' Soldier Now :Air 342 local committees throughoutthe
country to aid in raising the
Force RecruitSan fund now sought. A 16-months
I budget is planned dating from

Antonio, Tex (AFPS)-Anew September 1, 1950.
' Air Force recruit at Lack-
land Air force' Base near here is New Underwater Jeep
: 22-year-old Herman Frederkh
Britain will
London (AFPS)-
former Luftwaffe
Deyerl, a ra- four
n soon start producing a new
dar Now a resident of .. .
operator. ---- '- -----"------- jeep of
New York, Airman Deyerl came SNOWED UNDER:" Frank La Comb, YN2, PIO and NavCad Yeoman of NARTU Jar Is i being cylinder, 80 horsepower character-the motor
to this country last October and "mowed down" Ur the steady stream of applicants that constantly surround his desk these revolutionary when
received his first naturalizationpapers Left to right, are NavCad applicants Richard IJahaw, GainenilIe; Wesley In days. will continue to operate will
IUor&ant Louis The car
in Darden, Orlando: La Comb; Leonard AlertoD Tallahassee ; submerged in water.
Edwin
; PYDchon Miami the
Bill
April.g and Donald JaJcks, TalJahasset. ; Ross, Jacksonville ;- be bigger and broader than
America! jeep.I' .
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7 September 1950 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

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SpotlightCongress i

last week gave
1 lily
c President Truman all-pow-

\ '! crful controls over
wages,
prices, production, hoard. a 4 x' ;
Nations Korean HilitesU.
ers and other vital activities x 'United ActivitiesRussia's

which relate to
winning the .
S. Navy fighter planes
Korean war. With his sig. 4r r delegate to the UN Security Council, Jakob shot down a twin engined

nature, the President can Malik, relinquished his presidency of the council to Brit bomber that made a hostile
,
now immediately install ain's Sir Gladwyn Jebb last week, but decided to remainas approach over United Nations

price controls, rationingand a delegate to,the council. ships operating off the West
wage ceilings. z Still wanting to keep his hand

Congress is striving to | In the pie, Malik introduced will be no need to keep the Coast of Korea.

wind up its work so memberscan i two important items and was fleet there. -The plane, identified only by
begin a Fall vacation $I soundly rebuffed on each. None bearing a Red Star, passed over
September 9. This on i of the other members supported Back in the Security Coun- screening ships of the UN task
based on the program is Malik's charge that South cil, Malik sought to gum up the fired on a fighter patrol
President Truman assumption will that Korea should not Sit in the works with all the Red propa- forcel in return was sent down in
not ask
for uncil and he had only Yu- ganda he could muster One flames.A '
any more emergency legis- goslavia's when he item he was particularly
lation on Korea. support per destroyer succeeding in recovering -
i tried to get a North Korean turbed about was a cable, pur- the body of one of the
An immense
1
$35,554,600- representative recognized by portedly signed by 39 American bomber crew and papers foundon
425 money bill to run the government TRENCH FIGHTING-Reminiscent the Council. prisoners of war, that ap the body identified the flyeras
this
President Truman's year awaited of trench warfare in Chinese Still Our Friends bloody to the UN to stop this a Lieutenant of the armed

Congressional leaders signature.lookedfor World War I is this position in Meanwhile Sir Gladwyn aggression by Americans forces of the USSR.

.Truman's approval of the which ;Yanks in Korea have Jebb told reporters that "We in Korea. There was no immediate com
bill even though he objected to duff in and set up equipmentto shall turn back the calendarto American sources at the UN ment from the White House on

its provision for a loan to Spain. wait' the appearance of enemy July 31. We shall pretend -- the incident.A .
that Malik has been
troops. never
Navy Pilot, Ensign Edward
More Tanks
and
president with
The White House has approved work." get on our V Laney, Jr, scored a double
an expanded tank production Ghost Of Guam Questions under consideration bullseye when he knocked out

program which will George Ray (Ghost of Guam)i by the Council, other than two tanks with a single bomb.
cost about $500,000,000 reports Tweed former Chief the Korean The Army reported that Laney
Navy Petty specific war, are
said the two tanks close together
spotted
Officer who soldierson charges by Communist China
dodged Jap i I
his
in
made low
More expenditures, this Guam for 21 months of World 1 I that American planes have violated a run his 500
time for a loan to Yugoslavia, War II, was rejected for active their neutrality by strafing fighter plane and dropped tanks
bomb. "Those no
was in order. Tito's governmentwill two in Red-held Chi pound
service because of an arthritis i points said.
get ''anoher 15,000000 condition. na last week, and the delicate longer exist, the Army

which will make a total of $55- Tweed, whose elusive tactics to> question of so-called American A Rumor has it that Mrs.
000,000 which has gone to the escape capture by Nips after aggression In Formosa J Ann Wallace Suhr, formerlyAnn
Holdenville Oklahoma
Wallace of
Yugoslavs. Guam was invaded, earned him i Most competent authorities
Following an exposewhich the title of Ghost of Guam, remarked view the Manchuria incident as may possibly be "Seoul
revealed that some doc- about Ms rejection, "I: a possible propaganda maneu. City Sue", the Communist Tokyo
tors are receiving as much as don't mind. I have a postwar fam- ver to legalize Chinees Red entry Rose in Korea. A sister of
$1,125 a day for X-raying ily and now I can stay home with i into the Korean war President Mrs. Suhr said she believes thatif
draftees, a House committeewas them. Truman touched on this her sister is the propagandist,
set up to investigate the issue in his fireside chat last that she is being forced to do it

situation. As one official said, week when he said, "We par by Communists and not because
"We need all the money we get Communists Gel WorksFederal ticularly hope that the Chinese she wants to.

to buy planes, guns, tanks, instead state and city ac- people wont be misled into Total U. S. battle casualties
of paying fees to doctorsfor the United Nations mid
tions Communists were fighting and in Korea through
against j1t: f ie; Pit
such work. in, full swing. In Washington American people, who still are + night of August 25: were 6,886

President Truman told the house passed a bill which their friends. ... yO' ... r&_ the Defense Department said.
Congress he is still in favor of would compel all Red and Com Cable QuestionedIn This includes 443 killed in action
UMT but that he is willing to munist parties to register with Tokyo military quarters Sir Gladwyn Jebb 3,889 wounded and 2,554
wait ,itil f- action. believed that Russia's leaders Assumes UN
u next year the Justice Department, force Presidency missing in action.

Congress was t-...icd for them to label their proaganda, might soon throw the vast ar said they had no of know- New Tank in Action
of Red China into Koreaif way
$6,000,000 to finance increasedFBI mies radio broadcast
bar them from Jobs in govern ing whether the alleged signersof A secret ,
have doneso.
not
they already
activities due to Korean ment and demand that each Diplomatic observers said the cable were actually prisoners beamed from Moscow and inter-
war. party list its membership. under the ideal conditions cepted here revealed that tha
such would be
a move a
Barkley to StumpCampaigning sign
Jacksonville authorities Soviets have told their people
prose whether
pictured
that the Soviet is ready to touch on they
for Demo-
cuted the city's only known were forced to sign the cable that for the first time the Com
off World War III.
cratic House and Senate candidates Communist, A. W. Trainor, 54. In the meantime President under threats. munist offensive in Korea has
in the coming congressional and been slowed. The Russian radio
sent the self-admitted Red
Truman told the that the Relatives of the
press men concerned
elections will be done by
to the prison for 90 days. attributed this slow down'to the
into
Seventh Fleet was ordered repudiated Malik'scharges
Vice President Barkley, it wassnnOl..nced.
Truman's "whistle Eleven Communists, convictedlast Formosan waters last June to and overwhelminglyagreed U. S. forces who are fighting

stop" campaign was cancelled year in New York of plot protect the UN forces fightingin that the men would have "with the" despair of the

because of the Korean crisis. ting to overthrow the govern- Korea and that with the cessation signed the cable only after being doomed

I The public will hear the ment, were ordered to begin of the Korean war there tortured by their captors. America's most powerfultank
total cost of the Korean con serving their sentences. Ten of -the 45-ton Pattonwentinto

flict in Americans killed, the Reds: drew five years apiece For KoreaThe action in Korea last week
wounded or missing in action, and the other three years and Help and due to the similarity of it

at least once a week, the De- all of them were fined $10,000.A and the Pershir y tank externally
whine of bagpipes and the blaring of American military defendedhad
fense said. These the doughboys it
Department
summaries will be in additionto .- bands mingled with Scottish and Cockney accents as the veteran to be told what it was. Tha
British Middlesex, Argyll and Sutherland battalions debarked ina
the lists of individuals now Patton tank has a more powerful
made the South Korean port fast week.A engine than the Pershing and
public by department
welcome from American forces and
warm a personal message carries a 90-millimeter
daily. gun
from General MacArthur, citing the fighting qualities of
Postmaster General Don-
.
An advance party of
the crack Britishers, greeted the first UN reinforcements.
aldson said that higher rates
Meanwhile MacArthur asked the UN for a quick buildup in Philippine combat troops landedin
for air parcel post will $o into Korea to set up for the main
ground forces in South Korea saying. "My gravest concern is for
effect November I, Major increases
vanguard of Philippine infantrymen
the prompt build-up of the now out-numbered ground forces of
will be on parcels
this command." which are expected to
weighing more than two From other sources came word of aid to the UN forces. land in Korea soon.
pounds.
At White Sands Prov- Greece became the latest to offer ground forces, and Holland Miss Their Tea
ing Grounds, a rocket, larger has already recruited over 2,000 men for a volunteer unit in With the exception of
than any ever launched before Korea Thailand, Turkey, Australia and Nicarauga have Joinedin missing their tea the newly arrived
soared 85 miles into the ozone the move to supplement forces of the U. S. and South Korea British troops in Korea
Raise Draft Age already in the field. were well pleased with American
Chairman Vinson of theHouse Another bulletin indicated that all South Koreans would be food and the Britishers
Armed Services Com conscripted for military duty also. agreed that when their tea was

mittees told reporters that he available they were ready to

predicted a raise in the top AmbulancesLast Disgusting Waste fight.

draft age from 25 to 35 and ,-, ,,-, '.,- Flying London (AFPS)-Two British Hal Boyle, AP correspondent .

possibly the drafting of World BIG RECRUITAlthoughhis week the Defense Department soldiers ere sentenced by a court reported one GI leaning:
War II veterans. He said his weight is 120 pounds too martial to spend 56 days in con nonchalantly against the bank
committee will study both much for his six-foot-three-inch said that practically all; finement because they stole a barrel of a shell riddled gully readinga

questions in January. frame, according to Medical Korean casulties will be returnedto .of beer. The theft wasn't so Batman comic book. When

The Veterans of Foreign Corps standards, Harol Hays, the U. S. via plane, cuttingthe bad apparently, but the soldiers Boyle finally I made himself
Wars elected a new command. who weighs 331 pounds, was accepted time of travel to about five washed their feet in the beer. heard over the din of gunfire the
er-in-chief, Charles C. Rails of by the Army. The Army Said the court's president Major soldier said, "It's not very exciting -
Seattle, Wash., and the VFW figured he was a good specimenand days instead of the 23 days by L. H. Peacock, it was a "disgust-. but it helps while tho
also called on President Tru- approved his enlistment. ship. ins waste." time ftwav."
man to put new leaders in the -


The State vote and encampment, refense taken at Departments.the of the 51st VFW national Bits"Of f News From Here And There You Might- Have Missed' . I


was 3,995 for and 3 against the Lights will glow again
A story from Stockholm Other Californian
, resolution. from Jacksonville Beach bingo readings were dynamite and detonating caps in
i Meanwhile another vet.eran and game parlors on the board Sweden has it that Russian sub. and Sacramento had an all time a carload of coal consigned to

organization, the' American walk following the decision by marine officers are sailing secretly high for that city of 109. two schools. Workmen carefully
its Nation. in Soviet merchants ships screened the remainder of the
Legion through
,
General Richard W.
a I Commander, George N. Attorney to all part of the world, In Economic cooperation administration coal.
I Ervin that the
legal
are
games order to achieve pinpoint nav- officials in Frank .
I Craig, lauded Defense Secretary and therefore Duval One-armed bandits tooka
enterprises igational skill and learn snap fort, Germany, said that toy
Johnson for the "excep beating last week when Illinois
officials In the
, County were shot recognition of foreign ves balloons, carried by the wind
tional under
job he has done when ordered them police made a sweeping
they
wrong into
countries behind
the Iron
sels.
most difficult circumstances. closed. roundup of slot machines Mont
I Officials Reprimanded. Washington reported that Curtain, carry Allied propaganda of them were rigged to pay not
, Two of the nation's topmilitary An airliner crash in Egypt more American held Jobs in pamphlets and that good more than 20 percent hack, police
men General MacAr- last week cost the lives of S3 August than ever before in the results have come of the balloon reported.' Meanwhile Washington

thur and Major General Orvil persons, Including 23 Americansand nation's history-a grand total barrage. Communists, Irritatedby went to work on the met
Anderson were reprimandedfor an Egyptian movie star of 62,367,000. It was the first the truth, countered with al-burglars when the House .

outspoken remarks con- named Camelia, knov.n t 0 time employment has ever crossed charges that the balloons are vetoed a bill to b interstate
cerning the present world out her friends as the Lana Turner the 62,000,000 mark. infected with poison bacteriaand shipment of the machines. '

look. MacArthur was reminded of the Far East. Prominent Think it's hot here? Near that the balloons are a trick No one tried to sneak out >
that the White House was Americans killed in the burning Indio, California, the temperature by Western war plotters:: to test of a Burdett College class last
responsible for shaping foreign crash were Aubrey W. Scho- was 123 last week and T wind currents in the area. week. The two hour class was

policy/ after his message to the field, 52, an executive of an oil Needles reported that the ther- An explosive situation developed conducted aboard a commercial

vFW:-'concerninff Fprmosa; wasordered company and Everett M. Baker, mometer zoomed to 120 degrees.. in Springfield, Mass, airliner flying over the New
T squelched., '. dean of students at M. I. T. 114 at.Rodbluff, 113 at Redding: when officials found 12 sticks of England coast. __

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350 Kilowatts Of Emergency j

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Emergency Electric Power.




i\, M Me Assured By Local PlantWhat



would happen at the Naval Air Station if a hurricane, or
other disturbance, should put out of operation the Jacksonville
power plant from which the station obtains its electric power?
--- --
What of the vast stores of I
r Z meats and dairy products in the emergency medical treatmentmust
huge refrigerating units maintained not be interrupted. The wa.
by Supply? The supply of ter plant, where water is purifiedand
fresh water? The safety of the pumped to the elevated tanksis
lending field, and the urgent essential. Lighting of the offices *
needs of the dispensary? in the administration build
For such emergencies within ing, where much work would be
present anticipation the Public necessitated by the emergency, is

Works Department has a ready essential.If .
answer, consisting of three aux the emergency continued beyond .
1 iliary gasoline-driven units generating five or six hours, a limited
( supply of would also be
I 350 kilowatts each. power
II distributed to the cold storage facilities .
*
II I POWER NATURALLY wouldbe to prevent widespread

I limited to essential use Cer- spoilage of perishable food prod
1 ucts. Reliance to some extent
I tainly lighting the landing fieldIs
1
one of them. Certainly could also be placed on individual
no' one would question the refrigerators, but the value of this
needs of the dispensary where would be negligible compared; to
the huge stores at stake.

*
I Service JfElIEIWEI"CY THE UTILITIES division of

Public Works, which has been
POWER
I supervised by master mechanic
\ Lawrence Boyer, master mechanic Lawrence R. Boyer since the sta.tion .
News looks over a report prepared -
i was first activiated in 1941 J.is J.
by chemist El more Fab-
for steam,
responsible
rick, who is shown, top, in the ; sewage
.
FROM disposal cold storage. fresh water
HERE; & THERE process of making a fuel oil
supplies and eight swimming
analysis at the -
emergency power
Hawaii Club Closes plant here. Daniel E. Macon, pools.
units have
Pearl Harbor (AFPS) The engineman bottom, makes his The auxiliary power
been brought into good use several
armed Forces Officers' Club formerly hourly reading of the meters
times within the past two
known as the Ali Wai Club
registering: the power brought
when curtailment of -
has announced its years purchased
closing at the from the Jacksonville power
end of August. The club has been plant to service NAS utilities. power occurred and when
serving officers in the Territory emergency repairs were being
of Hawaii since February, 1949.x made to the Talleyrand Generating
Station in Jacksonville..
/
Ice Cream Hot StuffNew At present the Utilities Divi-
sion employs 80 civilians, all but
York Af'PS-New .. .
( York
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The
two of whom are ungraded.
Mate produced 64,375,000 gallonsof two exceptions are a typist and
frozen custard, Reaction Of Pilot
milk
ice cream clremist) Elmore K. Fabnck University
sherbet and ices in 1949 according .
of Florida graduate. Boyer
to a of the State Department
report -
Poses ProblemIn is a veteran civil service employee -
kets. of Agriculture and Mar- with 30 year to his credit.

Twenty of these were spent in
-x- the Philippines where he learnedto
H(' Aids UN Forces Fast PlanesLos America's "little
Seven Committees Give respect
Washington (AFPS-The) wel- Shop brown brothers."

fare services of American Red Angeles (AFPSThe de- _____.x__
Cross in Korea has been offeredto sign of the human body, specifically
the troops of other nations responding : the reaction time of pilots, Employees Able RepresentationThe ;
to the United Nations is rapidly becoming the main ob- Tricky Quicky
call for assistance in the Korean stacle in the development of high' seven shop committees of 0 and R won the praise of Comdr '
conflict- j I speed military airplanes Dr. N. William E. Kenna Overhaul and Repair Officer. last week when I A prehistoric! 700 keeper took
I IE> Edlefsen Associate Technical he commented on the high degree of confidence and understanding I great delight in tabulating
-x-
Benefits Director of North American Aviation i' that exists between employees and management as a direct result of heights of his outsized" animals.
Social Security Inc., the current their accomplishments. I I One of his monthly records
Washington (IAt.PS- On the issue of the says(company's in house or- Exactly as in private industry, __ ___ __.___ __ ____n __ summari/ed the heights as
eve of the 15th anniversary the Committee, all de- follows
representing :
I gan. 'the functions of the shop' ('om- :
U S Social Security fund reported I at NAS also Four zebras of the same
"Operating speeds of today's mittees are to secure the best partments Jax meets ,
it had paid out more than $24 conditions with benefits height were taken as the med
billion to individuals. The system military airplanes are makingthe | working j monthly with the Industrial Re-
ium of measurement.The .
to both management and labor;
reaction time of the human
lations
Officer. j
became law President
when raise morale and heights of Papa elephant -
body a !stumbling block in the j to employee ; to
r Roosevelt signed the measure As a direct result of employee- Mama and
increase production. In this in- elephant,
path of the ar- |
'
creating it on August 14, 1935. ticle. progress says terest, the Navy Department encourages management cooperation, portable 'II Baby elephant plus the lengthof /
i
-x- I such representation of | canteens have been provided Grandpa dinosaur amounted -
t Woman Doctor at Sea I The writer points out that pres- I I employee groups, which meet i to serve lunches for personnel:' to an even 100 feet.

San Diego, Calif, (AFPS) ,ent-day interceptors flying to- 1 frequently with the 0 and R Of- I who work in areas distant from [ Papa's height minus Baby's
r Lieutenant Commander BerniceR. wards each other at 600 miles an I I the main cafeteria; sanitary ('on- I height/ equaled the height of
ficer to mutual
Walters MC USNR. whose I hour will diminish the distance Discuss problems and to i tions have been improved by all ,; zl'brNo.. 2.
exchange viewpoints
between them at the rate of one dispensing machine that of
the first I Mama's
claim to fame is being make and receive suggestions for operators; height plus
woman doctor to be assigned sea t mile in three seconds. When the the of safety conditions have been unproved Baby equaled the height of
physicalworking
duty aboard USS Consolation, a I pilot recognizes the enemy heican't improvement conditions. ; and employee incentive I zebra No. 1.
hospital ship. The Consolation is I react soon enough to fire i programs developed successfully.It Baby's height multiplied by

assigned to the Far East. Dr. Walters : his guns. __ Members Elected is largely due to the requestof t his own height equaled' the
is one of 31 women medical', -x Membership on the Shops Committee I' the 0 and R Shop Committees height of zebra No. 3.
officers on active duty in the'I I I I is restricted to non-super- that the order changing the pay I Grandpa dinosaur's height
Navy. Army RelaxesFraternization visory employees elected by pop- i day of per diem employees from divided by the Baby's height
ular Each committee has
vote. Friday to Thursday was issued. I II Ix equaled the height of zebra
three members, including a chair No. 4.How.
man. The members receiving the I I -- tall was each animal?
majority automatically becomes :I[' An unobstrusive pilot officer in

Ban In Reich 1 chairman of his committee and as the museum was gazing rapturously I ">JJJ 19 JnRKouip! tttlpuej
I' such is a member of the Station I; at a huge oil painting of a I PUB jaaj, t Ullldl (qllI

Frankfurt AFPS) The U.S Joint Shop Committee. 1 shapely gal dressed only in a few '),,}aJ'OZ urllllal Podl'.1 'laaj ::1

Army in Germany has started a Meeting with management rep- ''strategically placed leaves. The" SliM tUlqdalWII, \: 'II\\!!\ aJ
"get friendly" campaign with the resenetatives are held at any title of the picture was "Spring. 91 SP.M IJqz \II-J lMSU\'
German populace.The time the situation may require I! Suddenly the voice of his wife
recently announced policyis I with regularly scheduled meetings snapped "Well, what are you I Clerk: "Shopping bags I?"
a direct reversal of the non- .1 each month. The Station waiting for. Fall?" Gals: "No Just looking."
'I _.. _
fraternization policy ordered by -- -------- ------

General of the Army Dwight D. '

War Eisenhower II. at the end of World' ; ;::1

1 The directive to American., "
troops here said that they should I, j
learn "a woiking knowledge of
f the German language" in order'! 2%' 4 4I
i that fluent exchange of ideas and I ,<
Y increased social relationship between j
I Americans! and Germans'can '
be put into effect.

1 The directive said troops should
mingle with the Germans and
thus practice the democracy they I
preach. United States High Commissioner -
i John J. McCloy has endorsed -
the new Army policy.
I I I -Jf- I
Powder Pull Cabbies

i Detroit (AFPS).-A sympton of'i '

i the nation-wide tightening manpower I
(j situation is evidenced here

t j women are driving taxicabs %r
1 again as they did jn World War

.. In.One local cab company __,,,,....,.., .... I ....1' 1iIIIliALL.!

ed than in recent weeks fE'port'l SHOP COMMITTEEMEN CONFER Members of seven shop committees of Overhaul and Re-
AtISS hired 35 women. pair met in consultation with 0 & It Officer Comdr. ,William E. Kenna last week. Seated, left to +-
,:... TIC *. :. I -- --- right, are Mrs. Helen Styron; William M. Pittman; James W. Edwards; A. Weathers; Peter A.'
! LOOKA HERE!-It's no surprise Doctor 'You'll)) have a different Groh; G. E. Monroe Comdr. Kenna" ; Lcdr. John L. McMahon) personnel" and administrative oflcer -:
that movie actress Vir- woman when your wife comes I : J. F. Teske; William B. Smith; Joseph ]McSwain; Dennis" G. Steatlman; Anthony. ;
ginia Mayo has been voted one I I home from the hospital. ski and Julius deR" Quina, administrative a..I!>fant. .Standing, left to right W!' ieH.. y

of the "best undressed It'n" in I" Husband; "But what if she finds Gillis, Thomas Roberts, Carton Wilcox, Thrron, D. >V hidden, Jr., W, .L. Hi ; 1'1'II.
, the country. out?" I and Harry E. Jarrard. ;"S r,;" LUll. j

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SMALLER BUT TALENTEDd,


: a > a.d d SoXf Depleted Choir To Blend Voices



ti i a '4. rW ; ii I

In 1st Program of Season Sunday


I
A smaller but no less enthusiastic male choir will present

I its initial program of the autumn season Sunday, September

: 10, during the 1100 morning service at All Saints Chapel.

I In contrast with the 30 or more ----
voices of other 1 years, there are : are held at 1615 every Tuesday
i only 16 in the reorganized group I and Thursday as well as Sundayat
t 0930. A few vacancies' exist and
They are contributing: their time
,h 4 r v t 1' I and their talent without reward of an Invitation is extended to all
any kind other than the joy of personnel of the station to try
(singing And while smaller in out for these positions.
number they expect to compensate Vacancies OMti|
.S ; by the quality and spirit of Anyone wishing to apply should
their voluntary duty. first request the approval of the
I Illrht Direct head of his department. Receiving

,S S ;i All were members of last year's that. he should then call Capt.
choir, and so benefitted by the experience Charles A. Dittmar. senior chap-
gained under the direction lain, at 425. Capt Dittiyar will
of Lcdr. John M. Hirst. As put him in immediate contact with
S3SS 1f director he also contributes his Lcdr. Hirst who will arrange for

I time and talent, devoting many an audition.
I hours to conducting rehearsals, selecting The present choir members,
| and arranging music and Capt. Dittmar declared emphatically -
GS SC.ot J : otherwise planning the necessary "are to he highly commendedfor
i details that have in the past made their good spirit! and the good

-- II<" ".....""", ,,,,, ;",,"Yo *":.".S+55 k',,., .,,,.ww'+.,t'.'v. >., V......., ,,.h .'.,"' M x ,' """" >> the All Saints Male Choir out- work they are doing."

READY FOR Cm-WERT-The reorganized All Saints Chapel choir, now boasting: of 16 memo standing not only aboard the station Sunday, September 10, will not
bers, will present its initial program of the autumn season during morning service Sunday. Front I but within the surroundingarea. only be the first appearance of the
I row, left to right, are John M. Hirst, director; Ray Heed, Donald Murphy, Robert Estea, Wallace I I Ii choir, it will also be the reopening -
Jarvis, Arthur Barker and Mrs. Marjorie Olney, accompanist; Second row, left to right, Bob | Organized in accordance: with I of the Sunday School for the
Ward, James !Morris, Sidney !Miller, Ben Newlon, Ward Basette, Richard Fyffe. Third row, left to station memo 1250 the new choir i year 50-51.. A special programfor
right, Leon Schoonover, John Fox, Harold Nelson, Joe Carter and Donald McGauley. is already at work preparing!,: for I parents and children will be
I
-- the ahead. Rehearsals held. '
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I Son Of Fasron Six Man i o ';] No CPO Exams Slated


Serves Stint Without PayIt '''For Fiscal Year 1951


isn't often that a young --- I SALTY HUMOR FROM ,| Washington (AFPS) Because of a large surplus of Chief
man applies for duty without weeks 'Petty Officers (pay grade E-7)) the Navy does not plan to hold

pay, but that is exactly what 1----- .wIth-Re- HERE AND THERE examinations for promotion to this grade during fiscal year 1951]
theBureau
which began this July 1. according to a recent announcement of
one young fellow has done the
of Naval Personnel
Now it be told. An MP
youngster was assigned to Main- can new
here at :NAS Jacksonville. at the However, should in the
tenance Check Crew. job was posted at the I changes Certain deviations from the
Hubert N. Willis. 17-year-old Main I
I gate. I
schedulewill be authorized if
junior at Lee High School, en- I He had strict orders to admitno
ROBERT COMES: by his keen I
movements or operations requireit
listed in the Naval Reserve I
on unless
interest in Naval Aviation honesty CAr it bore a special
June ]19 and after completing the I providing the examinations are
the of NewmanR. permit. |
bring:: son
still conducted during the month
eight weeks of aviation recruitS
I
Willis AMC. also of FASRon He stopped a car carrying a 1951.
12 volunteeredfor of January
training August ,
Six who will himself complete high-ranking officer and heard i i :
two weeks of active dutvwithout I
30 years of active service in the the brass instruct his driver to ; Plans are also being made to
pay with FASRon Six near future. In setting an exam- go right through. I take care of the advancement of

heie .. ple for his son to follow Willis "I'm sorry sir," said the MP : Naval Reserve personnel on active
'senior attained the rank of Lcdr. differently, "but I'm new at this. I duty, the Navy announced.
TilE EIGHT: weeks of intensive
I during the war and reverted to : Whom do I shoot-you or the I
training gave Robert a real insight Chief result of the driver" YIPE!
as a
economy I
of the Navv. At the Recruit II
1 drive last I
school he all the close order year.Robert's I ,
got I San Antdiilfi, Tee (AFi'SN'hen )-
I "I'm said the
Cpl. attendant
interest FASRonSix sorry -
drills his share of training films in
Mrs \V. H Spencer arrived
I at the movie. "But
is understandable, because you I
and instructions in Navy proce- I home she found that a burglar had
can't take the into the theatre
Willis the dog -
over
senior shipped in
dure. Along with other studentshe ;
preceded her. Aside from her home
j squadron, which in itself is something -
indoctrinated in aircraft I ,
was : being ransacked Mrs. Spencer'sdog
"How silly. O'Mal-
ground handling and maintenance -1 of a precedent since it is protested
I Patrolman C.
was missing
ley. "What harm can pictures doa
seldom that officers who revertto .
chief ship over in the same little dog like this?" ; !' W. Kilgoie arrived at the scene
This training did not completely and began checking the grounds.
satisfy the desire of Robert command. I i A despondent-officer left headquarters I Fritz the dog ran out of the.
who was out to Increase,his technical There's no doubt about it. FAS- I shrubbery and bit the
and climbed into thejeep. policemanthree
knowledge and gain practical Ron Six is proud to have such I times.FRA .
experience. He promptly spirit prevail in its squadron I
"Where to, sir? asked the driver -x-

Drive, off the cliff, Seaman ''a undertaker"I Branch
the officer said "I'm (committing
suicide."

I ,i To Hold Meet


1 I! Captain Douglas T. Day. NAS
commanding officer will be the!
4w ',I featured speaker at the next regular -
I meeting of Branch 91. FleetI
,I I Reserve Association to be held at
\ :1 the main ballroom of Hotel Sem-
% i inole September 12.
,
| ? The regular meeting, slated for
I.. | 2000, will be carried out with a
I:' 1; t special report from the delegates
I returning from the national convention -
i .
at Long Beach, Calif.

ijj'e'a ;} i All members of all branches' in
/ 1 1U : this area are invited to attend
: I the gathering, with a special in.
1 1I
I vitation extended to all eligible i
members. Because of the import-
: ance of this membersand
meeting,
GOOD FATHER-SON TEAM it I
-Maybe was because his father's
non-members are asked to
a 30-year veteran or maybe he's already learned to like the bring their wives.GETS .
I Navy but whatever it is, Robert Willis, 17-year-old son of New-
man Willis, right, has probably set a precedent by volunteering
for two weeks duty without pay with FASRon Six I
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I "I'd like a little fatherly ad. aa
i I One activity, the Stockton California -
Navy Setting I Annex of the Naval Sup- vice, Sirs"Psychiatrist! __ _______
ply Center, Oakland, reports 100 : Why do you sit in
per cent participation of civilian a corner scratching all day?
PaceOfGov'f. I employees, and the Naval Ammunition Inmate: Because I'm the only
[ Depot Crane, Indiana 994, one in this place who knows
per cent The Fourteenth Naval where I itch. j
Bond Buyers I District, with headquarters i n

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, reports the A farmer put in a claim with
The' Navy ]leads all governmentdepartments i highest percentage of participation 1 an insurance companyor a barn
in the percentage of I in all the Naval districts- destroyed by fire. "All right." the
civilian employi-es participating In 1'2,4' per cent insurance agent told him. "We'll
the' Payroll Saving\ Plan, with 65.2ptr The Naval shipyards, as a group build you another barn.'" "- .
cent c>f nil// civilian personnel lead all other Naval activities. The "If that's the way you peopledo /1' a iIf .Cc
throughout the Naval Establish average participation "or all ship; business," the farmer angrily t
ment having Authorized regular yards Is now t 9.3, compared to an replied, "You can cancel the in* I 4 t
payroll] deductions! for savings average of 94 per cent at the peakof surance policy on"my wife I don'twant ,.-",
1'c'nds. World War II. another." \ '
Of the 268,003: Navy civilian! _x-_ .,
employees en July 31, a total of 'What a splendid fit," said the A Chinese laundryman had a v
J74f>OJ; were participating: in the I tailor as he carried the epilepticout toothache and telephoned his den- I'M

program: with a payroll] deduction of his shop. ; tist for an appointment. "Two- ....- .}" iif;
totalling $4,876,53762. Navy participation thirty all right" asked the den INVITATION-Captain l>on:las T. Day NAS commanding
: increased: 3.4 per cent "Horace, is everything shut up tist."Tooth officer, left, accepts an invitation from Jean P. Kirsch,
from ]May! to July with 9,500 new for tonight hurtefy all light j ,'' the president of the Fleet Reserve Club to attend the next regularmeeting I
payroll'savings accounts being "That depends on. you, dear. laundrymen it-pm-d, Now, what of the Branch 91, Fleet Reserve Association! at the Semi
... registered. :04. Everything else Js." time 1 come?" ", mole Hotel, September 12. Captain Day will be the main peafter.
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With Rob Joyce __ 0
Reason behind the continued success of the Fighting

Irish of Notre Dame was revealed in one of the many foot

ball preview magazines on the news stands today. Accordingto

the scribe of the article we speak of, it all revolves around

expert quarterbacking. A quarterback of modern football

must be an engineer, working out plans of attack and set

ting up a defense. The right play at the right time may
mean the difference between 5 yards and 30 yards. In short, BASEBALLERS GET AWARDS-Pitcher-lnflclder Chuck Webb accepts the final lettersweateraward
from Comdr. Porter F Bedell, N.\S executive officer at presentation ceremonies for the 1950
K' a quarterback with a keen mind is more valQable than a diamond squad. Others in the picture are Lcdr. Joe Williams, PT officer; Dick Clark Jake Duvall,
quarter with all brawn and no brains. Joseph Patterson, Joe Cushanas, Bob Lopez, Don Manning Jerry Livingston and Coach Frank Mc
"T" In Vast Use Caffrey

Operating from a "T" formation the quarterback almost
always handles the passing assignment. Also on all "T" DiamondmenGet Batter Hits Rubber Bali! Bounds

plays, he must handle the ball on virtually every play. Since ,

I Knute Rockne and Gus Dorias instituted the forward pass, SweatersIn Back to Catcher Argument BeginsSOMETIMES

the grand old grid game has changed completely, passing ,
becoming the important factor in an attack. Pinning the the most spectac-
I CeremonyJax ular plays in baseball work likea official rules for the answer to
of Frank Leahy's teams the past few
success over years charm-or so it seems until the this one. Section 2.29 there givesas
down to that one vital link in a smooth operating squad can II Navy's 1950 baseball squad rulebook is consulted. In the following the approved ruling in such
also be applied to other Midwestern, Eastern, Southern, received final recognition for their I hypothetical case, the cases: "Without touching a field
Southwestern and other conference teams, not to mention outstanding play this season as catcher takes advantage of a er, a batted ball Ill's' pitcher's
rubber and rebounds catch
freakish situation to pull what over
the in
service football. players gathered ceremony er's head or to foul territory be. '
looks like
a triple play.
I Those who have witnessed any of Jax Navy's grid practices sweaters.last Friday Comdr to receive Porter F.letter Be I The Yanks are on the short end tween home and first, or be.

on Mason Field will understand exactly what we mean dell, station executive officer, of a four-to-one score as they go tween. home" and third base. This
;when the name Mike Norman, potential starter at the quarterback made the presentations. 'I to bat in the fifth against the A's is i foul. )
The local roster included 30 at Shibe Park. Phil Rizzuto (Reprinted by special
slot on the local squad is mentioned. A well built bangs sion of the Saturday Evening

guy of about 180 pounds, Norman has been passing and i son some but players only over 10 were the entire on handat sea. a single base sends hit into Phil left.to Hank third.Bauer Tom s Post Copywright 1950, by the

running plays during pre-season workouts like a veteran the presentation ceremony. my Hennch is nicked by a pitch.ed Curtis Publishing_ Co.
and shows great promise as Dick Garver's "chief engineer." In presenting the athletes with _ball, and the sacks are loaded, ---
Football Predictions their awards Commander Bedell Joe Uimaggio steps up to make
the most of the and
a opportunity
k: As for the coming football season around the nation, complimented, them on a fine season works a two-and-two count. Then

t several experts have come out with their predictions in the Joe slashes a vicious drive //SPDRR
Under the able piloting of Frank straight back to the mound. The
;various conferences. :Most of their guesses agree, but the McCaffrey, the local sailors piled ball strikes the
pitcher's rubber
final dcision will be told when the last TD is made shortly up an impressive 42-34 record for and without touching him re-

after January 1. After reading these predictions over, com the season after getting off to a bounds over the home plate i lJ.ie!>ail upside 1)0\:11
pare and make your choices on your 1950 forecast. slow start. Three of Jax: Navy's Catcher Fermin Guerra leaps Connie Mack tells this one on
", representatives won berths on the high above his box, the .
Popular opinion for honors in the East shows the Black spears Jimmy Dykes:
City League All Star team as a ball and
the
') Knights of the Hudson, Army, leading all the way. Judging result of outstanding performance force out Rizzuto.steps on The ball plate is re-to "The Spring after I traded Jim
t of Red Blaik's machine we'll along with c'lamond ,cals my to Chicago, the White Sox
from past records go on the The 1 enter- layed to third and first for a and Athletics at
the experts on that one. In the Ivy League Cornell is pickedto ed the second half round of the triple play. Comiskey Park were In one playing inning we
take their third straight Ivy title. City League and finished in the It looks as though the Yanks'rally had runners on first and second,
spot. is
!. In the Midwest it's the Fighting Irish again, shooting runner-up---- if you're suddenly the umpire snuffed you out. had But none out and our pitcher at bat
for another perfect season. Some pessimists say that it First division clubs in the big better let them continue. Why "This pitcher was a very poor
;wouldn't be perfect if S.M.U. had another crack at Mr. Bob leagues use an average of 800 bats hitter and Dykes."playing third
per season while those in the sec- Answer DiMagglo'j: hit base expected him to bunt lie
; was: a
Williams and As for the Big Ten Michiganand
by Company. ,
started charging in towards the
ond division use an average of foul ball. (You'll have to turn to
Ohio State take it in a toss up, but we like Michigan, 600 the Case Book, or appendix to the plate as the pitcher wound up andI
;with an outside chance for another tie with the Ohio eleven. .flashed' the- hit !sign\ .
Tennessee copped top honors in Southeastern prognostications P4 : ::1i "By some miracle i the pitchergot
ahold of the ball and shot it
: leaving the Gators of Florida high and dry. Duke i by 3 w'i on a line past Jimmy's ear for a
{ and Maryland are favored in the Southern Conference. We've two-base hit driving home both
r seen Billy Cox play and he's rated by some as the best tail- tt runners
back in the south. Therefore, Duke is our choice over their I "I happened to meet Dykea a*
was leaving the park and he
arch rivals of Maryland.The \ asked me:
Southwestern Conference seems to have brought \ "Since when are you playing
forth a little dissension but Texas and Southern Methodist the game backwards?"

dominate the top spot. Kyle Rote will spark the S.M.U. aggregation -----x-
Potato TrlekHere's
but what if he is injured. The S.M.U. attack is
from the
built around him-the one man. With this in mind, we favor tan-happen-m one baseball anything department -

the talent laden Lone Star boys. With a runner on third
Oklahoma's steam roller gets the nod from us along with \.", ar',y xx usp base in a Little Rock, Ark. City

the experts in the Midlands. : ?, i. League game the defensive
: <: catcher pulled potato out of
t The Pacific Coast is all in a dither with Southern Cali- his hip pocket and a threw to thud

fornia, Stanford and California the favorites. All are strong ., }. The third baseman fumbled it
in the for Rose Bowl .., and the broke for home
and anything is possible on the coast run '<'>,.".. ..' 'N" runner
honors. USC gets the. inside track and may turn. out one of -\- \'<. He was tagged out by the catcher
TI who was holding the ball nil the
the finest elevens in the nation. time *
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,' More Games Scheduled 'I N The plate umpire was confusedfor
'; Head Coach Dick Garver informed this corner Thursday f ti %4 awhile.. He called the runner
Jax foot- ':;'.;'fj :: out then reversed his decision
afternoon of three more additions to the 1950 Navy; .'\ i and allowed him to score.
ball schedule. All that is lacking at the present time is the .il. -x-r-

final confirmation. Officials of Corry Field, Florida, have .<< ""i-,,.' ., How To Judge:; ;PlayersJoe ::
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conversed with Carver laying plans for the local curtain STRAIGHT SHOOTERS-These Engel, president of the

raiser September 23. All Jax Navy home games will be play- Air Station skeet team pose with Individual three members trophies of they the won Naval ina scout Chattanooga for the Lookouts and Sena-also

ed at the Gator Bowl in Jacksonville. The coach sta.ted that recent Jacksonville Gun Club shoot In which the station crew tors, says he Washington ballplayers :
Corry will play here the 23rd if Navy will play there in, '51. took top honors. Left to right are Lcdr Chuck Fonvielh, Class C at night never since by judges artificial
winner; Chief Herb Pistole, runner-up in Class B, and Chief Ed
The head mentor wired officials at Miami University Voss, winner of the Class B competition. light all players appear two or
saying he would be glad to schedule the Miami University three steps faster than they actually -

.. Freshmen September 30. In a telephone conversation Gar- test we've ever seen. But what of our hero Ozark Ike? Will "I are.

ver was told it would be a benefit tussle played at Hollywood, the Bugs triumph again as they did last year? If they do, til I've never watched make up It player my mind in un-the

Florida. will Ozark be in shape to lug that pigskin a week after the second game of,;' an afternoon

,.! Anticipated to be the highlight of the 1950 season; the baseball curtain is brought down? If so, Ozark will undoubt- double-header I/want to see Mm
local huskies will meet the University of Havana in Cuba, edly outshine anyone on the Ail-American squad this fall in be action late In/the afternoon he to

November 12. This last addition brings the local schedule to when he totes that ball for one of those sensational 180 yard is It's absolutely'Bjjre a fairly 1..afe! test.how" fast

10 games, the toughest' ince World War II. runs, starting from behind his own goal line. A hundred and -
; Our Hero eighty yard run you say? Sure, it's that far if he takes the Asked ,about 2.' certain player's/

Well, with baseball around the nation rapidly coming long way,' circling the playing field eluding tackjers at every batting answered ability: Cabby Hartnett his
hit
;jyv
couldn't
J\ to a climax the American League race looks about the hot- turns grandmother';;,with J a broom."

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Gridders Buckle Down




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Head Mentor Dick Garver, along with assistants Dave

Barksdale and Harry Knickelbine haven't been idle despitethe

hurricane winds and rain the past few days. Chalk talks

have been conducted and soon the huskies will be hard at it

on Mason Field. ';,

Practice Labor Day was driven
indoors where Garver outlined Football ClinicA
new plays and pointed out new free football clinic, Football
movements and timing. Weather ed by the Jacksonville '
} kIN w permitting, scrimmages will dom association, for the benefit of local -
inate workouts as the locals point fans will be conducted at the
V for the curtain raiser with Corry Gator Bowl, Friday night, September a
Field September 23 at the Gator 15, with Jax Navy and
Bowl.In local high schol squads demon.

addition to the Field strating.
Corry for the sole a:
tussle last week the Designed purpose
3'A arranged ,
the
q. of acquainting fans with rulesof
sailors have added two
more
football and the and
to the 1950 slate. September whys
games -
wherefores the gridiron will
on
: 30 the huskies are slated to i
k l'M be explained from all phases
meet the Miami University fresh-
men in benefit at Holly through demonstration by the
a game
sailor eleven and the various
wood, Florida. November 12 the
high school gridders.
local gridders will trek to Ha '
The Jax squad will line :
Navy
RIGHT ON THE BUTTON-Quarterback candidate Mike Norman is about to make a direct vana. Cuba where they will meet in kick-off formation and x,
I pitch to end candidate Mike Cimlnero during Jax-Navy grid practice at Mason Field. The locals the University of Havana. up work with officials in pointingout
open the 1950 campaign September 23 with Corry Field. New Faces Arise how the officials blanket the
New faces have been turningout in
and the correct
manner
.LLL L'.S;9'J..r.o .._-,;;. ._ for practices all along, some which play to execute the play itself
r Plans Being Completed For BigInlraMural staying and others remaining only Defense against various offen-
l:1
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one night. One of the latest addi- sive lineups will be explained to
: tions is "B. G" Smith, who is ex- the onlookers while the partic-
: .. to give added help to ipating teams demonstrate on the-
Golf Tourney HereFinal Mike Norman at the quarterbackspot. playing field.

) '- Smith comes here from Ha- ,. -*r- 1
;r.CfiPs waii where he played last year \'

,"_ ........ :f with Barber's Point. Dave Wheat- Top Golfer Grego
...-...-;,,-..... ...-...t/---.. -.'.-''. -...-...-...-... --I! arrangements for the Intra-mural] Golf Tourney, slatedto ly, of Mayport, is one of Carver's -
get underway at the station links September 12 neared completion new hopefuls. Wheatly has
Mis. Margaret Weber and sons as American League: representatives met last week at the golf proved himself in the past as an Slated To Leave .
traveled to Norfolk recently to course. all around athlete and with his
I
join her husband for a few rounds Eight 8-man teams will make I I II frame, should prove to be another -
of golf at the NAS Norfolk up both the American and Na- I I league determined, champions of asset to one of the end I II Station SoonLt. ,
course tional Leagues with the American each league will meet to playoff spots. .

League, made up of activitieson Thurs- for the station title. I Hard battles for line posts are (jg) Tony Grego, con- j'
the station
Bill Foulk, who has taken a days. playing on 'II National League teams, madeup still waging and with new can- sidered the top golfer at NAS ",
well earned leave writes that he
didates coming out, competitionis
of CAG-1; ComFairJax VF- for the past two is
in enjoying his vacation in Philadelphia At the American League meet- ; keen between such aspirantsas years,
by \'Isltlng'arlous local ing last week team captains were 11, 12, 13; Cecil Field; VF-14 15j; Jim Patterson, Buddy Grimes, leaving Jacksonville after an
VP-3; VP-5, FASRon 6 and FAS- 4
golf courses. elected and forthcoming sched- Joe Sinko, Gordon Kent, Jack eventful 34 months.
Ron 109 will hold Fri-
I ules set. Frank Lusk was elected a meeting!: 1
day morning at the golf club Duncan, Mike Ciminero, George Grego received orders of trans"y
Dr. Brown has had house captain of the defending cham- house to elect team captains and Pernell and Wheatly.In fer to Tatuxent River, Md. He 1
guests from New York over the pion Dispensary team; arrange schedules.x the backfield, Buck Dominy departs for his new duty station 1
Howard for Overhaul and
last week who are ardent golf Dan here in
has been working at quarterbackon September 15. Coming j
enthusiasts. They have been frequent Repair; Karl Globus, Operations; occasions with Norman. Halfbacks November 1947, Tony set out at
visitors to the station Joe Williams, Physical Training; And Satchel Was Night
Dusty Rhodes, Chuck Webb, once to break several course rec,1
Ed Foster, Public Works-Commu- Dizzy Dean recalls the time he several for
ouree. Bob Holston and John Penyakare ords and annex crowns
nications; Chaplain Dittmar PersonnelAdministrativeChaplains- engaged in a pitching duel with all potential starters and will himself and NAS, Jax. ,J
Betty Rock Barbara Baker, and; Satchel Paige, when teams head- be working hard for a starting In 1948 Grego copped the station -
Ann Mealy and Virginia Herndon Jeremy Morrison NARTU ed by Dizzy and Satchel were assignment. Due to injuries it is championship, the Sixth Na-
ate four newcomers to the course. Millard Snyder Supply. playing an exhibition game. doubtful whether Penyak will be val District championship, the

They have been playing regularlyand The Intra-mural tourney will I Dizzy, leading off in a late inn- ready for the opener September South Central crown and qualifiedfor
show promise of becomingtop bet set up under the round-robin ing, pushed a low fly over first the All-Navy finals. In 1949 }
golfers. basis with teams of each league base and the ball rolled for a Foes Ready he again copped the station crown,
meeting each other once. All fluke triple. As he pulled up at Jax Navy's enemies have not qualified for All-Navy and placed
Alexis De La Mater demonstrated matches will be match play and third, Satch walked over to him been idle acording to reliable second for Naval entries in the
that practice improves the for each hole a team wins one and said: sources. Parris Island Marines Inter-Service meet.

Rome: as she lowered her previous half point will have be credited.me' the When other "Mistuh Diz, dat's whar you is have been girding for their tangle This year Grego was dethroned
low score of 48 by stroking 46 last all squads and the winner of each an' dat's whar yuh's goin' to with the locals October 14. Coach from the station crown by Wright ;
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Saturday. once sttay." Ted Stawicki, Islander coach, is North after reigning two years.

I With this, Satchel struck out faced with the same situation as After qualification matches here,
A BIT OF ETIQUETTE: In Must Play Him Deep the next three batters. Garver is here. He is buildinghis he went on to lead the field and
playing the game if your ball Erv Palica of the Dodgers was -x- team around entirely new ma- take the district championship at 1
takes a bad hop or you get a bad pitching against the St. Louis One Surviving Record terial with only a few of last Pensacola. In the South Central ,
break, be a good sportsman; take Cardinals. Stan "The Man" Mu- year's veterans returning. Golf Tournament, Grego finishedIn
the bad breaks as well as the sial hit a line drive back at One record that has stood for Heading the Parris Island at- the runnner-up spot and with
tood with a smile.Dittmar Palica that nearly took the pitch- 50 years and may well never be tack will be two former Naval team-mate Bill Foulk qualified for ;
er's ear off. When he returned to equaled is one by Jack Coffey, Academy stars, Dick Ambrogiand the All Navy finals, which were
I the dugout after Jhe inning, one time shortstop for the Boston Bob Smith plus 180 pound cancelled at the last moment.
Snares I Palica said he couldn figure out Braves, and later graduate manager I fullback Bob Kaiser Tony Beat- Grego annexed the Spring Cup I
II what happened. One of the bench of athletics at Fordham Uni rice, four year veteran at Parris I championship at the station course
warmers informed him: versity. On June 29, 1909 he went I, Island plus veteran Bill Campbell earlier! this year.
Blind Bogy PlayIn I "You didn't play him deep through a 17-inning game without I who will call the plays from Holds Course Record '

I enough: that's what. a single fielding chance. the quarterback spot. __ Tony holds the station course I
the weekly Blind Bogy Tournament record for low score with 67 and
at the station links last teaming with his wife, held the
Saturday; Charles Dittmar topped lowest score recorded here for two-
nil other competition when he shot ball play with 74.
nn 85. Prior to teeing off he Grego took up golf in 1935 and ,

chose a 13 handicap, thus giving chalked up his first championship ..
him a final of 72, which was in 1938 when he won the city ,'
drawn from the hat making him championship at Pensacola. From
the winner. 1938 to 1942 he held the Army- x

Ray Larson placed second with Navy enlisted title at Coco Solo, .
n 72. He had a handicap of 13 Panama Canal Zone and held the ."
also' giving:: him a final tally of course record for low score at Ft. ...
71 9. Bill McWlllams chose a 4 Davis, Panama with 63. Still in ;:
handicap and shot 81, for a final the Canal Zone, he added the Panama -
of 77 and third place. Canal Department title in ..
1947 before coming to Jackson &
rw
ns
Joe Wilschke grabbed honors for a ville. ;
the longest drive when ho drove In looking back over his stay at ,.
Into the wind on the 17th hole, NAS Jacksonville Grego'com-
driving his ball 250 yards. GeneWebb f mented, "I saw the local links
putted 25 feet on number grow from a nine hole course to ,
"
Jo to win honors for the longest '
one of the finest 18 hole courses
Putt of the day and Fred Roley In the state of Florida. It's been O '
knocked his ball to within six feet a pleasant stay." __
of the very ;";
on number 16 for near-
cup '
('/* to the "d :a 1,. ..U_ .J;..;.. :t"-- -- -x- .
pin glories.
r In 1804 the National
Philadelphia
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WINNERS Her* are the winners and runners-up In the Junior-Senior links
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The Blind Bogie is a weekly JU-SR TOURNEY recently. Front row, left to right, are John Adams Jr. who teamed League club made 36 hits ;
event sponsored by the local golf meet held at the NAS, course Sr. to take the Junior-Senior title; John Dodge who teamed with Dave In one game and in 1899 Cleveland -
Croup and all theusiasta are Invited with his dad, John Adams behind, the, Adams duo. lack row, loon Adams Sr.; Andy Conner and Barr then in the National League, ,(
to tnterFul1 details may be lIenderson to finish;took runner-up honors in the Ir-Sr. division: Bill korressel who paired with Hi. lost 134 out of 154 games, a record -
obtained from Jack Harvey at the lelfensteln'vho win the Jr-Sr title On the extreme right is Dave Henderson. never matchedmm
left to
golf club house. Jy Haas, on his ,


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USS Boxer Comes 'Through I


When The Chips Are DownSan

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Francisco (AFPS)- i -- .
there's a rush job to do in a war, averaged 23 knots and hit a top .
leave it to the Navy, speed of "around" 32 knot.
This was proved conclusively That's 27,100' tons of ship' doing .
I
when the mighty aircraft carrier some 36 miles an hour.
USS Boxer raced some 5,000 j' The return trip was even faster.

miles to Japan in eight days and Elapsed time was just seven
seven hours to deliver desperately days, 18 hours and 36 minutes.
1 needed combat aircraft to the The Boxer was away from port
Korean war for 21 days.Another .
In so doing, the pride of the record was establishedby
Navy's flattops set a new world's the carrier. Built to carry but
speed record. Outward bound 82 planes, the carrier ferried
from San Francisco, the Boxer i (aside from her own aircraft)
sliced more than one-third off "considerably more than 150 air_
I the old world's record of 11 days craft." In addition she took along
j 18 hours and 43 minutes set ml j I a passenger load of 1,000 Air
1941 by the Japanese lines Nitta Force and Navy pilots and ground


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CHARADES-The Navy and Army-Air Force went at it In a battle of charades for TV viewers u av rt r" 4Y
last Friday, with the program beingtelevised by WMBK-TV.: The Navy lost out In the finalsof 3, ,
I the match. Left to right are S/Sgt. Cecil! Alford. Sgt. Bonita Lynn, and S/Sgt. Charles Berg of I
the Army-Air Force( team, and James O'Donnell, AF1, Mary Ellen McCreery, DN, and James W.

West. PN3, representing Navy.
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CLASSIFIED ; Servicemen Welcome'Leatherneck


BULLETINFOR '! Club Scene of Activities

RENT
1 furn rm. on river 3019 Grind +i rv r ? ..

Ave Mrs. Weldon. Ph. 2-1807. kith Proceeds To Worthy Causes

5 rm house furn. 4541 Manchester STt
Mrs. Brooke, Ph. 8-1851.
2 & 3 rm furn apt's, adults. Mrs. Next Saturday will be a day to't"t a.'s .
; the-t'
Stetson, 2741 St. John's Ave. I ment i e of a square
Furn studio apt. Mrs. Pumpelly, i lof fun and feasting: for a I dance instructor was obtained and

2-6621 or 1503. : group of Jacksonville's under- Thursday nights were set aside
2 rm furn apt., 2920 Spencer St., privileged children,' thanks to for the devotees of the dance to

Mrs. Browning. Ph. 2-9705. ''members of the Gerald G swing their partners.
5 rm and 3 rm furn. apts' 2636 Embracing several rooms at
Myra St. Mrs. Coward, Ph. 7- -i their present location, the detachment
8516. I decided to utilize one of

1 rm and kitchen prlv.I 2654 MyraSt. I Working in cooperation with of the rooms for a game room,
Mrs. Cain. Ph. 7-6643. ficials of the Jacksonville Juven- where a pin pong table, games I.
5 rm turn house Riverside, 2615 1 lie Court the detachment' has ar- I such as dominoes, checkers and ,
Green St. Mrs. Durham, Ph. 7- ranged to provide a big day at darts help the members to while _
7510. Golden Head State Park for the away the evening.A .
2 bdim. bung, turn 4440 Manchester youngsters. Pop, ice cream hot I further use of this room is to

Rd. Mrs. Hunter, Ext. dogs and other culinary objects so provide facilities for special parties -' "',...,- J 446 NAS.A I such as wedding receptions,
dear to a kid's stomach will be in
couple to share home with I abundance and vaioius games and birthday parties and squadron get- OPERATIONS UNK-Thls is what Howard Dyer, ADC. of
r widow, Mrs. McDonald, Ph. 9- contests will add a bright spot in I togetheis. No fee Is charged for VP-3 has to pay for making Warrant Officer Fred Jos."InC,
5670. I the children's lives. the room's use and any member left and Howard Qimtorf, AOC, right, give him the "heaveho"of I
3 rm garage apt., unfurn, 1045 is eligible to reserve the use of it. traditional dunking: ..
Oak St. M9 s. Lord. Ph. 7-8559. Bingo parties are held once a -- ---- --- --- ------ -- - -
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jxti '
*< r Worthy
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Single and Double rrns., 1447 month under the supervision of VP-3:
This event is just one of a number Member Gets Dunking
Avondale Ave. Mrs. Schultz, I of worthy causes that the the omen's auxiliary and receipts -
Ph. 2-5930. I I I from the games go into theauxiliary's -
detachment has sponsored in the I .
Howard C. Dyer ADC. is wearing -------- ---- --- -- -- --- --
5 furn house. 3530 KingstonSt. treasury. A very pop-
rm
months. Several times the the USS St Louis In the subsurface .
past broad smile these and
a days
., W. F. Leonard. Ph. 3-5584. i ular feature of the club which appeals '
FOR SALE I, group has cheered the veterans in I to many is the once-a-month he has reason to, he has just been Navy aboard the submarine
Three bed rm. house near NAS. I I the hospital at Lake City by bring- party when sandwiches and other promoted. After thirteen years of USS S-26; and In the aviation
C. E. Campbell, 4603 Ulmer ing them variety shows. Band j refreshments are on the house enlisted service, Dyer put on a I branch with VB-101, VP-ol and
Ave. I I members of the Fletcher High I Rouding out the week of fun nE'w.hat, that of Warrant\ Ma j VP-3. Dyer has been honored by
School are now strutting in new chinist. I receivingthe Distinguished! Fly
MISCELLANEOUS i I for the members of the board of
Riders wanted to San Diego or uniforms purchased by the de- directors named Saturday night Chiefs in Patrol Squadron Three ing Cross and the Air MedaL .
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Los Angeles. Sept. 1 thru Sept. tachment. as "dance night" and an extemporaneous gave Warrant Officer Dyer a brief I ____
10. Mrs. Dorothy Kannenberg, Donations to these and other I amateur night at which and un-expected dunking in the i
Ph. 9-9135 or 97020. worthwhile activities has been { any club member may display his form of congratulations from the Recovery Of
St. Louis and Denver. made possible by the profits derived
Driving to latent talents. men of VP-3. After this traditional
Leaving 1630 Friday Sept. 8. from the detachment's recreational initiation
; Dyer assumed the dutiesof
H. J. Heafer, Ext. 550. This club. One Dollar A Year Assistant Power Plant Officer [; Wounded GIsEncouraging
club, named the Leatherneck -
--x- with
the squadron.It .
Club, is unique in itself, in Introducing a cultural influencein
the club officials was in the spring of 1937
have made
3 SquadronsContinued I that it is intended for the use of
rnembeis and veterans of all tentative' arrangements for an artIst that Dyer embarked upon his extremely ;
to donate his time lessons varied Naval career. His
giving
( from 1)a ) armed services and not just the
Page Marine in contemporary art. As soon initial training was at NTS Nor Tokyo (AFPS)-MaJ. Gen. EJ.
squadron is in keeping with the : Corps as enough members indicate their folk, Virginia He has since servedin gar Erskine Hume, chief Army
located in downtown
plan of the Naval Air Reserve Originally approval, the clans will be started.A the surface branch of the Navy surgeon in the Far East, said recently -
Jacksonville the club
movedto
Training Command and that is to i was prospective member must aboard the USS New Mexico and that United States soldiers
its present quarters topside otlArry's _
train the Naval Reservists
as wounded Korea
first be either an active member in are recoveringso
Roosevelt Boulevard
squadrons and not as individ-I on of of rapidly they might beat the
the armed
one services or a
few minutes from Air Area Lads
uals. If ever called to active duty : just a the veteran of one of the services. Flock World! War II medical record
Station last December and Inaugurated
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they will be able to
operate as Once admitted to the club, a General Hume stated that if the
an entire unit of pilots, ground the shift with a big (Continued from Page 1)
rate of
New Year's member is given a membershipcard recovery continued the
officers and trained enlisted tech party
and a key and has to show Approximately five per cent of last: war's recovery rate of six:
nicians. I Striving to provide a recreational the card and unlock the outer door the cadets will be selected to receive out of seven wounded patients in
Task Group Commander the spot where off-duty servicemen
I regular commissions with I United States
with his key each time he visits military hopsital
Pensacola is Comdr.I and tired veterans could I
maneuvers
the
Navy Marines. Those
the club. This enables the or re- would be bettered
system
Leroy P. Johnson and the commanding I spend leisure hours in relaxationthe turning to inactive duty .it the
management of the club to screen The General remarked "I
detachment's board of directors :
officers of the three -I completion of the two and one-
who wants In for undesirable have seen medical work front
: everyone
squadrons are: VF-741, Lcdr. Edwin instituted a number of In- I half year period are eligible to
novations at the aspects such as excessive the forward units back through
A. Fischer; VS-741, Lcdr. club. become "Weekend Warriors" and .
James A. Tew and drunkeness.A all the mobile surgical and
CV-FASRon
; fly with the Naval Air Reserve! to
741 is led by Lcdr Robert L. Git' Hold Special OcHIH' II member's one dollar yearly maintain their proficiency evacuation hospitals in' Koreato
tings. With the cooperation of the dues entitles him to all -the benefits -x- + the several station and general -
of the club. hospitals In Japan."

In a sense of the word the Birth Announcements "Likewise T have traveled with

Leatherneck Club in serving the the wounded by ambulance, hospital .

I same role as that of the USO, Kits and :Mrs W. L. :Mumno, train, airplane evacuationand
Departj in providing a place where enlisted baby girl, SIbs. 14 ozv Au,. hospital ship From first-
personnel prlmailly can relax %'7, hand knowledge I can report that
meet new friends and forgethis the care afforded our woundedmen
troubles for awhile. is constantly superior.

? > And indirectly, the club la pro- Marriage Reports "Our hospitals !In Korea and
viding funds for bring a little Japan have admitted several
cheer into the lives of disabled! Zita Randolph SN, Dental to thousand wounded patients and

j r0A veterans and needy children. Jack E, Kfhkoph, ADAN, 18 the mortality has been so low as
-- August. St, !Mark's Lutheran to warrant the congratulationsthat
Church. the surgical'work done there

Leatherneck Club -x- 'has I been of a very high/. order"_. ...
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Cards Realizing Special that a number Nile of Send Your Jax Air News Home

Yf servicemen and veterans in the
s -
area are unaware of the facilities -
1 offered by the LeatherneckClub FROM PLACE
the board of directors : TWO
have voted to set aside Saturday CENT

night, September 0, as "Get STAMP
Acquainted Night"Any
QUICK SUOE REPAIR SERVICE-Service while you walt Is serviceman or veterancan HERETO
the feature of the Navy Exchange cobbler shop located on the first gain admittance to the club

floor of the Recreation BuUdln(, Shoes can be repaired while you by merely identifying hiniedt : ,
wait ,and those left are ready in two days. The cobbler shop specializes on Saturday night and in keeping -
In repairs of all type of shoes for men, ladles and chil with the "Get Acquainted"
dren-an expert job done at almost 25 per cent less than the- theme, the management has ,
where. Here manager Jim Perkins finishes" a pair of shoe while mad arrangements for free refreshments
Mrs. John lineman, wife of John Ilileman, ADC .f Fleet Air and entertainment. .

1. Wing 11, waits for service. ,

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