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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: September 21, 1950
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (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 )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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VOL. 8-No. 22 UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA 21 September 1950

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Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander. Fleet Air Wing: 11


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I Uniformed .PersonnelAdmitted I Game Scheduled At 1400y'


Free I At Spacious Gator Bowl ;
Tickets for all Jax Navy home i

football games are on sale at Jax N1avy's 1950 gridiron edition pries the lid off a ,;
the box office in the Mainside
Recreation Building and Jax tough 10-game schedule Saturday afternoon at the Gator I
.. a ? N.4 na Air News. In downtown Jacksonville Bowl against a formidable Corry Field eleven, Kickoff time .**

tickets may rbe purchased is slated for 1400.
Donaldsons _. .
at Men's
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Facing: their toughest :
Store on Adams street and also since the war years the Fliers j-
can be purchased at the Gator turn weeks of hard and Order

Bowl gate.Enlisted. training into action against an I
I personnel in uniform vading Corry Field Halts Sale Of
will be admitted to the games that is reported to be heavy f
free of charge. Wives, dependents fast.
-.. I afid guests will be chargedthe Lacking the weight and d I Excess GoodsCancellation
I full admission of $1.20: Stu- of former years, this year's
._ _. dents ducats sell for 50 cents. of Jax Navy (Flier will make
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for their de'iclences in speed of several con
REPAIR SECDEF'S PLANE An RID plane which is frequently Transportation by Navy" vehicle pled with an array of for surplus goods offer- ",
used by the Secretary of Defense has been completely will be provided to and
for
plays. sale by the NAS
from the Buses will leave Supply
overhauled and equipped with new interior fittings at the NAS game
I Overhaul and Repair! department here. Two O&K workers Eugene the base from Mainside Lounge, The overall average weight and the deletion
Wilsher (left) and Larry J, Massey (right), are shown installing; building 955, across from the the local squad U nothing to nine barracks and niess- t
about, but that does not mean
I a new type passenger door on the plane. Navy Exchange at 1230 from a of build- a
-- the Fliers !am( a squad of group
--- men. There are several at Yellow Water, is the I

Civilians Elect 5 Members) linemen who scale over the : of a Department of I

Reveal Exam I to pound ml1 for. -placed heat advantage.in the I "freeze" er issued I
places
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tackle ant tenter posts boast demanding that allI
, Dates For of the brtawn The backfield, I items be lescreen-
I II I To 9-Man Board of Directors : though ll; !ht,, generates plenty R I
and > dStrtrlfrs 1 The
zip sp- : order states in effect that I I
, 3 Pay Grades' : :Named i the total quantity on hand
Civilian employees of the Naval Air Station will go to the polls Speedy Mike Norman will I a single item amounts in value \
October 6 to elect five new members to a nine-man Board of Dlrec-I engineer of Satur lay's fray : more than $100 the re-exam- i
Service-wide competitive exam ', tors of the Employees Association for Civil Service the Cony fleven Norman will be made to determine
inations for advancement in rat- this activity I an outstanding' quarterback the item can be used in
ing to pay grades E..., E-5 and Ei i All employees by virtue of James L- and Eldon' NATTC M"n J1hls, Tennessee 5)j! government agencies. Prei .
I their employment at NAS aremembers are Fleming all
and backfield star at goods declared
mason a
6 will be held during the monthof i sur j
A. Rutten of Overhaul and Repair -
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of the Association native Newn.in Georgia had been sold to the highest
... January 1951 it has been antrounced. has been pointed out and are Ruth C. Seavey of the General : School. |, I
Group Ernest :.... Rodeillat 1\
to take part in the election -
eligible Wingman at tight half on The
I buildings at Yellow Water.
(Please Turn to 8
Page Col. 2)Today's )
Pay grade E.4 exams are: sched- I : 1950 edition is newcomer for sale early in the sum-
uled for January 9; pay grade The Board of Directors of the Holston who has shown i I by the Public Works De- j
Association comprises nine mem- Jax Air News thus far Tipping
E-5, January 16 and grade ing speed as part of a large
pay bets three from Overhaul and \ this lad
scales at 165. rangy declared
23.Recommendations. surplus, were de- a!
E-6 January
Repair and two each from Sup :; Loaded With Variety 1 slated for much of the running from the contract after I II
of eligible ply and Fiscal Public Works, and signments. One hundred I had been judged as "re-
personnel were to have been submitted I the General Group. The General 1! An exclusive interview with I four pound Ken Dunn Is slated I ." No plans to move or
by all division officers by Group includes Industrial Relations I Korean battlefront wounded GI's I the fullback slot in the tricky them in have
Wednesday. However it has been Administrative, Medical (page 5)) is the feature of to lar's 'II fense being employed by the made at this any time,way the Pub.
pointed out that men who have Dental Communications and the I issue which contains news of In- ers this Ytar.Handling 1 Works officer declare
not as yet had their names submitted I i Operations Departments. !terest to all. military and civilian I the flank work in Salvage As Usual!!
through no fault of their alike. Saturday will be The
To Replace 5 MembersMembership opener resceening order applies
own can contact the personnel I I The Sports Quiz ( 7)) '
on the Board rotates page I big Jack Duncan and Mike to buildings in reasonably
officer at room 141 in the main : back to life this week witha
in part each year. Although comes I neio. Duncan is a good condition, and to miscell-
I t.r administration building to have members serve for a period of new prize offered a full tor who racked up many yards !'; items such as are unim
their name put on the roster. I two years, one group is elected course meal at the Civilian Cafe- the Fliers last season Mike but no longer useful to
New men reporting after Sep- i each year. The coming election teria. Here's your guide: I nero is a newcomer from I agency holding them.It .
tember 20 and prior to December I on October 6 is for the purposeof Classified Bulletin Page 8 I Ohio who is expected to be does not apply to sales of
1 must be recommended by Dec- replacing five members whose Korean Wounded Page 5 I added threat to this year's spt' I and scrap materials it
ember 1. Late requests will be terms expire next monthtwo I I Photo Lab ___._.u Page 3 offense pointed: out. Such sales will
kept at a minimum the personnel from Overhaul and Repair and i NARTU Notes u _. Page 2 I Running the left halfback I carried on as usual.
office emphasizesIt one each from Supply and Fiscal, Supply Sidelights_ Page 5 will be Chuck "Dusty" Neither does the order apply
has already been announcedthat Public Works and the General 1 Sports Pages 6, 7 I one of the returning nine sales of government vehicles
there will be no examinations Group. ;i Theatre Guide Page 8 men on the 1950 Jax Navy are disposed of from time
for CPO rates during fiscal Members who are vacating i II Washington Report Page 2 I who will be seeing,{ plenty of I time to permit replacement
._ year 1951. their seats and will be replaced World. In Review n Page 4 I (Please Turn to Page 7, Col. new vehicles.. .
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. ., AWAIT SATURDAY'S FRAY-Here's the fVA'S Fliers' starting lineup which left guard; Jim Patterson, left tackle and lack Duncan left end. Backfield men
will' face the invading Corry Field eleven in thi season's opener Saturday afternoon are Mike Norman, quarterback (behind renter); Rob HoUtun. right half Ken Dunn*
at the Gator Howl. On the line will be Mike Timinero, right end; Ruddy fullback, and Chuck Rhodes' left halfback,
Crimes, right tackle; Joe' Sinko, right guard; Joe Owens, center; Gordon Kent, .')

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Jai Air News Report From Washington


Sole Survivors Safe From Combat
Station.Published Jacksonville every, Fla.NAS Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air. Family .

Jacksonville:
Capt. Douglas T. Day .._ ...___.___..Commanding Officer
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell ._.... _____.._.Executive Officer Navy Plans To Promote Temporary Warrant Officers

Fleet Air. Jacksonville (By Armed Forces Press Service) with branches in Fairbanks Palmer and other
Rear Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery_. _.._._.__ Commander The Navy will not assign sole surviving districts ,
Capt. Allen Smith.... .._ ... .... ._ .___ .._.___..____ Chief of Staff or daughters to combat areas. In announcing& sons populous .
Fleet Air Wing Eleven the policy, the Chief of Naval Personnel, The Army Aviator Badge and Senior Avia-
Capt. George C. Montgomery-. .. ._ ______._ ___._:..._ Commander Vice Admiral John W. Roper, said: "In tor Badge has been authorized for officers com-
Comdr. Charles Robertson._. ._. ._ ....... _.__.._.Chief Staff Officer nition of the sacrifice and contribution recog-made missioned in one of the components of the
Na eat Hospital by a family which has lost one or more sons U. S. Army and commissioned or detailed ina
Capt. Dwight Wharton ___..__ ._.. .._.._Commanding Officer or daughters, who were killed in action or branch authorized Army aviation. Full eli
Capt. Guy E. Stahr______ ... .._____Executive Officer died in line of duty while serving in the gibility requirements for these badges as con..
NARTU Armed Forces, consideration will be given tained in Change 5 to AR 600-70.
Capt. Raymond N. Sharp. __.__._..:____ _.__..___.Commanding Officer to limiting the assignment of a sole surviving .
son or daughter, who is serving in the Navy, The Women's Army Corps has instituted a
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration to duty in non-combat areas." stepped-up recruiting program which in.
building. Phone extension 8184. The policy applies to both officer and en- creases by about 100 the number of new re-
,Editor-Andrew H. Planey listed personnel of the Regular Navy and the cruits that will be accepted monthly. The increased *
Naval Reserve. quota now calls for 210 recruits to
Staff Member: Bob Joyce, JOSN.
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The JAX AIR NEWS is published wecKiy at the U. S. Naval\ Air Station, enter the WAC Training Center at Fort Lee,
Jacksonville Florida I and printed O INlncI non-appropriated fundsat For the first time since the end of World Va., every two weeks
no expense to the government and in NAVEXOS F-35. Rev War II, the Navy plans to promote an unspe- *
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the
cified number of warrant officersto The Fifth Marine Division History "Spear-
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Naval: Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field and temporary ,
the heSr Naval HosrUal. the grade of temporary commissioned war- head," has been published and is being distributed
: AIR NEWS Is a memoer of the Armed Forces Press Service. Reproduction rant officer. free to all persons who served with
of oth"r matter of material except from by service these sources publications must Is bear prohibited a credit without permission The announcement disclosed in BuPers Cir- the "Fifth" during the period July 1, 1944,
of Editor JAX AIR NEWS: cular Letter 126-50, states that all temporary to October 31, 1945. To obtain your copy, writeto
----- -- warrant officers whose date of rank as WO is the Infantry Journal, Inc., 1115 17th Street
Electronics! June 30, 1945, or earlier, will be eligible for N.W., Washington, D. C. State full name,
Engineers consideration. service number, unit to which attached, dates
served with the division, and present address.
Needed To Fill Posts A school for the training of ORC units in .
Alaska has been established by direction of The USAF Institute ..of Technology ...atWri.rhtPatterson
Qualified Electronics Engineers rn'-1 Brig General Julian W. Cunningham Com- :: AF Base, recently graduated *
are urgently needed at the Naval manding General, U. S. Army, Alaska. Lt. Col. 158 officers from its college of engineering
Air Station Lakehurst New Jer-
Andrew Choos, is commandant of the school, sciences and industrial l administration.
it last week .
sey, was reported by
which will have headquarters in Anchorage,
the Industrial Relations depart -------
ment here. simulated torpedo attacks, one
In a memorandum issued by Thursday, September 21 group recovery and launch were
the Industrial Relations depart- Singing wheels club- transportation : Week-Snd done on September 8-9. Capt. B.
ment it was pointed out that two to the rink- In the i. B. Nichol, Commanding Officerof
positions as Electronics Engineers club, informal dancing. the carrier USS Wright com-
GS-11 ($5400)) and GS-12 Friday, September 22 I Notes mentcd that there was more
($6400) needed to be filled im- Hayride beach party-sign up I WincjTafk work done in the time availablethan
mediately. now. any previous reserve grcup
from
Persons filling these positions Saturday, September 23 j I taken aboard the carrier.
would be required to perform Amplified Dance, latest record- 'I *
duties as a project engineer and ings. RJ&RTUMembers THE AIR GROUP had 'Laly
would be responsible for confi- Sunday, September 24 c Luck" with them aboard the car-
dential projects involving selec- 10 to 12 java hour-6 PM buffet -' rier, the only mishap being two
tion, test modification, adapta- supper'no charge, 7:30: P M. of Wing Staff 74, under Comdr. Leroy P. Johnson, Jri- flat tires. This was the first reserve -
tion, and installation for airshipsof around the piano. eluding Squadron VF-742, headed by Lcdr. Edwin Fischer, Squadron group to qualify aboard the
electronic detection and mag- Monday, September 25 VS 741 led by Lt. Harry G. Kincaid, and CV Fasron 741 under carrier without a barrier crdsh.
netic devises.To Bowling Club- transportationand Lcdr. Robert L. Gittings, reported at 0800 September 2, 1950, to theCommanding At 0800 Sunday the planes had
be qualified, the memoran- partners-In the club, Tel- Officer, NARTU, Jacksonville, Fla., for fourteen days been made ready and the pilots
dum stated, it is important that evision. U"lUUI", aboard eager to get flight opera-
applicants possess a degree in September 26 By 1300 all personnel were : Group pilots flew F4U's. TBM's, tions underway, ground officersgot
Electrical Engineering, be exper- Disc Tuesday, Dance checked in and formed into Car- SNJ's and SNB aircraft from officers set up and lectuic
ienced or have had training with jockey jamboree rier Air Group with Comdr. Le- NAS Jacksonville. rooms in order but a big wind
lighter-than-air craft, and have to brand new recordings. roy P. Johnson as Air Group f. in the Gulf changed its course
had training in the arts of anti- Wednesday, September 27 Commander. Once formed the ALL IN ALL the Air Group and threatened the base.
submarine warfare both equip- Informal dancing- ping pong squadrons transferred men and consisted of 65 officers and 135 In view of the possibility that
ment wise and tactically. and shuffleboard.x equipment to NAS, Saufley, Pen- men and necessary equipment the hurricane would reach Pen-
Anyone who feels that he sacola, Fla. for carrier landing The air lift was completed with- sacoa, scheduled operations were
might be qualified to fill eitherof Beautiful: "I'd like to try on qualification for the pilots. This out major incident. cancelled and preparations made-
these positions and who would those bloomers in the window." was accomplished by an air lift. The first night aboard had its for immediate evacuation. At
desire to apply, should immedi- Clerk: "That's really not necessary R4D transports were supplied by usual get togethers .in the var- 1300 the evaluation order came-
ately submit formal applicationfor We have a dressing room reserve bases at Atlanta, Mem- ious clubs on the station. Everyone and the planes were manned by
transfer with the required in the back of the store." phis, Dallas and St. Louis. Air conducted himself in a man- the Air Groups most able pilots.
Standard Application Form 57 to ner in keeping with the highest The SNJ's and TBM's were sent
the commanding officer Naval "" ._... -- ---- __ ___ traditions of the Navy. The next to Atlanta, Ga. and the FG's to
Air Station Lakehurst, New Jersey S:: 't.: '" } : : :J 7: :f.: '.; : S. 7 morning everyone was in fine Birmingham, Ala. The remainingpart

via official channels. '. < ..,..:.... .<, ,, spirit. of Sunday was spent in dis.
-x- i"t: : The cussion and preparation for future
night was spent listening
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Ladies Auxiliary tf'f: to the pilots talk of operation At- operations.
: lanta and Birmingham. To protect *
; \ the innocent none of these THURSDAY THE FACILITIESwere

Gets. Report Of tales will be quoted. However, made ready for the returnof
"<,,!", .' 'Slugger" Lt. (jg) Walter H. the "throttle jockies". About
Maddox might be persuaded to 1300 the word was passed that
National ConfabA ;': .' > ... .., divulge one of the more interest- the planes would not be in until
ing experiences after 1600. Everything being un
report on the National Convention Wednesday and Thursday everyone der control the enlisted men
was the highlight of the turned to and even under I I challenged the officers to a softball -
meeting of Unit 91 Ladies Auxil- severe wind conditions a number game.
iary of The Fleet Reserce Associa- of pilots were qualified in The officers were managed by
tion held at the Cumberland road field carrier landings and were Lcdr. Walther S. Spier and the
Community Center Monday eve- : eligible for carrier qualification. I enlisted men by R. A. Luke,
18. I AOUC. Having an abundance of
:ning September
WEDNESDAY and
Thursday
manpower each manager used
Jacksonville was chosen for the I nights liberty sections did the I the free substitution rules and on
site of the 1951 National Convention i usual tour of Pensacola. I accurate line up could not be.
of the Fleet Reserve Association I The night check did its usual kept. Even flinger and the catcher -
with Mrs. Paula Miller, fine job keeping planes checked changed frequently to give the
president of Unit 91 and delegate : and maintaining a wonderfully defensive team more power.
to the convention, being high; availability. The officers jumped into the
ed convention chairman I The Air Group began landing lead in the first inning and main
:newly elected National SPPOint-j aboard the USS Wright Friday tained this advantage until the
Mrs. Miller was also September 8, 1950. About 208 seventh inning when "slugger"....'
National Board of : landings, .4 CIC intercepts and 2 Lawintex, ADEI hit a home run
was Mrs. Rose Davis. I with the bases loaded. The final
Mrs. Gladys Butterhoff. Unit i score was enlisted men 12, officers
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43, Long Beach, California, was I 0. Umpire T. C. Colemanwas
elected National President and c b rtaYt% Y highly commended for his

Unit work the The offi.
Mrs. Annie Laurie Sweeney NARTU TRAINS-A "Week- during game.
4 of Washington, D. C., was elected end Warrior" from NARTU cers felt that with a different \
National vice president. Mrs. Jacksonville is shown taking a, manager the game might have
Sweeney presented Unit 91 with been a little closer. When asked .
waveoff, top, on his first attempt
to comment on his.team Lcdr.
their charter. .
at landing aboard the
Mrs. Marion Crimea was ap- USS Spier said quote, "censored, censored -
carrier Wright during an irr "
pointed National publicity chair- active duty training cruise at : censored, unquote.
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man for the new year. Unit 91 I'ensacola. Pilots from VF-741
received honorable mention on and VS-741 requalified during DivineServices
both History book and Publicity their active duty period, mark
book. ing the first time aboard for x
The auxiliary will sponsor Girl most of the Reservists in five *: wtr
Scout Troop 24 of the Naval Air years. A group of "Weekend
Warriors" are shown being
Station. Briefed in the pilots room, bot- AT TilE STATION CHAPELS
The resolutions cf the National tom, aboard the Wright, operating Protestant
convention were discussed at tine
off the coast near Pensa-
meeting. Mrs. Virginia King was cola. The squadrons were sup N tQV y S a ,krty 0930-Services. All Saints' Chapel -
unanimously elected secretary to ported by NARTU's VF FAS. .fy (Sunday School).
replace Mrs. Joyce Hanley. Mrs. Ron 741. There were no mis- 0915-Naval Hospital Chapel.
Sara Dunbar was elected a member haps on the cruise, the first sea 1045-All Saints* Chapcl.
of the Board of Directors to duty cruise for NARTU Jax Y w a a aSa
replace Mary Goodwin. blntt it was commissioned in Catholic
The auxiliary announces that it jJ 946.. 0830-Mass, St. Edward's Chapel.
will hold a membership drive with 0930-St. Edward's Chapel (Catechism -
Mrs. Mickey: Newell and Mrs. ,* Class).
Thelma. Tannin as captains of the ; :0 ; 1030-Mass St. Edward's Cttapel.OC54 .
two competing teams. .Mass at Hospital Chapel.



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I- Operations department. However, taking the picture is just the beginning of the--
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On left is James O'Donnell, AF1, and right, is James McCombs, AF3, right.


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Another important phase of photography is carried out by Edward Bonjorni,
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damaged material" photo.


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Credited To NAS Photo LabA

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newspaper without pictures loses a good part of :JI. 4
its effectiveness, it is generally conceived, but in this
T respect the Jax Air News has been fortunate in getting Ernest Thompson, PII2, left and James Bletch, AFAN, right, are shown op
some of the finest pictorial coverage of any newspaper crating a 16 mm Houston developing machine at the NAS Photographic laboratory.
of its size in the country. Aal17/RM M.+M sne.gr royas Je eac'arexsJeo --, a
The hat goes off in this respect to the NAS Photographic r
Laboratory which stays busy day and night
turning out photos for many, many official uses.
Giving color to the Jax Air News and assisting in
carrying out the Public Information program here are
not the only duties of the NAS Photo Lab.

If you have an official requirement for photography
anything from a mosaic map of the state of Florida q\, a sN>r
to a postage stamp-size I.D. Photo-the Photographic .
Laboratory can fill your needs. ;

The primary mission of Naval photography is rec-
onnaisance photography. For this purpose the NAS Lab.
under the direction of Lt. Karl Globus, is equipped to
provide photos, and in peacetime, to maintain a con-
stant level of training and efficiency for all its pho <
tographers. There is assigned an SNB-2P (Photo type) fz x
aircraft and all the necessary cameras and accessory
equipment to handle the job the lab may be called
upon to do.
Provides Support to Many: Units # > .,t
The secondary mission, and in peacetime, the largest k w&
part of its workload, is to provide photographic support .c.w.al : .'11'.W'4.' : .::< to all naval units in this area, from Commander; Fleet Once taken the film must have close scrutiny.
/.' Air Jacksonville to the recruiting offices in downtown Here Richard DeHruyn, AF2, edits a 16mm movie
Jax. In addition, support is provided to various non- film.
naval government activities when requested by the
Department of Agriculture Florida Military District
city of Jacksonville the Air Force and other units.
The local lab recently mapped an area in the Osce- s. ,
ola National Forest for the Department of Agriculture i.

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route for laying a road bed through; the forest. A mo- the NAS
Versatility is the of the
keynote men at
saic map of the of Jacksonville
city
was provided for Photo Lab. Donald Barnes AF2 left and
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Rawlins
use by Housing
Authority .
engineers Photos of I
neglected and damaged Harrell, AF2 a couple of camera repairmen, work on
in
equipment
.. a shipyard at Tam- an aerial magazine and camera.
pa were provided for the Industrial Management office
I to aid in the government's investigation Complete -
-coverage of production line methods in ship
preservation in use at Grcen Cove Springs was fury
nished-The list of job fulfillments can go on and on.

'.. Publicity reports of aircraft accidents broken equip
ment parts, new development construction record, ID J
portraits, official, athletic and other events provide
I the major portion of the work load. In addition the
photo lab photographs target approaches for use by pr LJ & '
pilots in bombing and rocket training records official
bombing and rocket practices, develops gun camera
movies and has even photographed radar targets of
storms and squalls for later study by aerology : Space
prohibits the complete listing of the great diversity
of photographic services undertaken and provided by
the NAS Photo Lab; But these should give; the ordinary
layman an idea of what is required of the local Photo
Lab.
,
Intricate Process
This is how the lab works-A request for photogra-
phic support is phoned or mailed to the lab where it is
screened by the photographic officer or the leading
chief. Once approved, priority is assigned and a pho-
.tographer is chosen to cover the job. ..'<' ..---. \
The photographer is provided with a job order which
contains instructions or particulars of the jobshowmany Once the prints are finished, they are inspected
shots, where time date of delivery, etc. After before final disposition. Chief Charles Miller inspects
the photographer "shoots1' the job he returns the film prints shown him by Ferd Sanders. 'Fde ,
to the lab where it ---- -
is dispatched, with accompanying
job order, to the developing room for processing. is dried, logged and then taken to the printing or enlarging
The developing room handles film in various sizes room. The prints are then made and washed
.. from the small 16mm up to aerial film rolls 9',4 inches brought to the finishing room where they are run 'r.
. by 200 feet in length. All chemical solutions are pre- through a drier, trimmed, stamped, logged, checked and
pared from bulk chemicals in the chemical mixing packaged for del very,
room.After The job order is completed in the lab office, the log The darkroom Is where all developing Is done.'
developing and washing?,'the negative and Job closed out and the requesting activity notified that the Martin Denton AFl, left, and John Waters, AF2, right
order sheet come to the finishing room where negative prints are ready for delivery. cooperate In developing A contact print. s+
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Resignations from top gov-

ernment posts seem to be the By Douglas Huggard

order of the day in Washington I
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as four top officials vacated Labor Scene I R' l h f s KoreanHilites

in face of heavy criti II I I

cism. Secretary of Defense White taxicab drivers in i t The Navy and the Marine

Louis Johnson left his key position Jacksonville ended their 3weekold Corps stole the show in Korea
last week when
strike they
under with the 262-ship amphibious
heavy pressure. received decreased rental rates of

A subordinate of Johnson's the cabs from the companies landing Inchon which

deputy secretary of defense The bigCIO Electrical I has been lauded as a master

Stephen T. Early, precededhis i iWoikers strike that threatened to strategic strike at the ene-

!boss' move and tenderedhis 'I close 116 General Electric plants my's innermost defenses. Observers
I and throw 40,000 workers out was
claim that this
resignation effective as of unexpected -
I
averted when the union members
J
:30.Queried. counter-attack .has
Sept.
[received a 10-cent an hour wage
on future plans Early increase. sounded the death knell for

said he would probably returnto .North Korean forces and that
I] Both the AFL and CIO ,
his former job as vice president have the Korea
textile unions begun cam- war may over in
of Pullman Inc Robert N.
'
I palgns to ask for wage: increases by Chris s now.
Denham. general counsel of the I
for Southern textile workers. The
National Relations Board vacatedhis I j Sources close to General Mac
AFL is seeking10cents an hour
job at the request of the White 1 Arthur explained that the land-
and the CIO wants a 15
House. Denham has long been at more percent | ing had been planned as early as
Incr t'alle. Textile mills affected -
odds with the five-man labor July 12 and that specially train-
in Alabama, Virginia North
board. A St. Louis criminal lawyer are ed men had carried out the job
and South Carolina and ,
Morris A. Shenker, who only i Georgia. of cutting the over extended sup-

last week was nominated to serve I j I In Macon, Georgia bus 'I ply line of the Reds I trappingsome

on the Democratic finance committee : |' drivers and mechanics got a 10- L 150,000 North Koreans who
was the fourth man to cent an hour raise and In Au- won't get back across the 38th

throw in the towel as an uproar i gusta. Georgia thousands of citizens parallel.

over his alleged connections with t walked to work as a sudden .The Navy department said

the underworld swept the oaI I bus drivers strike tied up the that Marines suffered negligible

tion's law makers. city's transit lines. TAKING NO CHANCES-Two U. S. Second Division soldiers losses in the Inchon invasion and
Takes Over 1 The of cost-
Marshall pattern
that three Navy
probe with bayonet and screwdriver for hidden land mines as destroyers were
General of the Army Geo.C. living wage boosts is still 'making superficially damaged.
they move along the road from Changnyong to the Naklon River,
,, Marshall was picked to succeed ,i headway in the automobile Indus- south of Taegu. North Koreans have unpleasant" habit of planting I Big\ Mo In Action
Johnson as Secretary of De- ;| try. Virtually all auto companiesand
mines during the night.United General MacArthur who per-
after bitter in both .
fense a fight subsidiary companies have
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sonally! braved the fire of North ,
the House and Senate. In spite granted thei remployecs cost-of- .
Koreans to view the amphibious
t of strong opposition from law living increase programs and new
i Nations landing said that "the Navy and
makers who disliked the move, ![ pension benefits ReportFireworks the Marines have never 'shone

the 69-year-old soldier becamethe I Britain's Labor government more brightly than this morn '
first active service man to get announced that It will takeover "
the defense job. He will retain !;I the British steel were looked for as the fifth General Assembly of 109 ,_
industry
his five-star rank and title in his ; about Jan. 1 Labor in Britain : the United Nations opened Tuesday Big question was! Korea, with .Red artillerymen had the
lole. [ 53 _of the 59 member> supporting UN steps in the Korean war. chance of a lifetime but muffedit
new has under
already brought nation-
r Other questions expected toal'll't' ------------1 when General MacArthur, Vice
Senate House conferees
ization the coal mines, the Bank Koreans will soon lIe presented to
t |I Admiral Arthur D. Struble and
: the admission of Red I
dollaremergency
17 billion was '
agreed on a of the I
: England, railways, long the United Nations' General As-
i other U. S,
high ranking militarymen
defense bill to buildup distance and Nationalist China delegates to
,
I America's military might and truckinggas. electricity the Assembly, and the! lesser problems sembly. i cruised within 400 yards of
communications and airway I I Russia, used her 45lh veto
j Red the landing
:. to arm our allies against of trusteeship of the UNover gunners! to inspect
.
commu-I I Dockworkers in Australia 1'to stalemate a resolution set up b3'I
nist A I Jerusalem] Balkan and Eri- sites at Inchon. Not a shell
aggression
,
f I and New Zealand ports on strike commission to other
: investigate
I was fired at the barge the U. S.
U. S.I
in calls the shutting off of trean questions. Andrei Vishinsky
for I
higher wages,: and shorter Red China charges of American
I high command was in. I
that the ,
economic aid to any country hours. The Communist influence leads-the Russian delegates to of Manchuria.
sells}) arms or military useful Assembly and it is expected he 'I bombings While U. S. destroyers and
is strong In both Dominions but i
I Observers predict a move
goods to Russia.Speedy I these will challenge the right of Nation- cruisers raked Int'hon with heavy
strikes are not believed toperpertrated : in the General Assembly to create -
agreement on a new alist China to a seat In the Assembly bombardment a U. S. battleship
by the Reds. I' a UN police force which would |I
in
$4.508.000 tax bill is expected right away. cruised the East Coast of Korea
The AFL opened their always be ready to defend any i
and House. The bill and later identified the
the Senate I was as
which President Truman asked 69th convention in Houston Texas I ... Red China's Foreign Minister UN cause. All participating: in the I Ii U. S. S. Missouri. This was the
and urged Its unions to expel all Chou En-lai! informed both j UN would furnish a certain compliment '
first on rising first that the "Big Mo"
inkling
for as a payment
the UN General and Security
Communists and Assembly -
AFL
needs has clause which chiefVil- of men and supplies. Some i ii the
defense a was in area.
liam Green asked the labor I Council that unless Red i authorities think this! move would j
would exempt the pay of service' press 'I .The word in Washington is
men in Korea or other combat to aid in defeating Senator Taft i China !is represented when the I force Russia's hand one way or that the top UN commanders in
at the next Congressional E'1t'cI I question of American planes violating another. I Korea for the drive northward {

zones.Between 370.000 and 500- tions. .._. Chinese territory Is heard Two Asians, Sir Zafrullah will be; Lt. General Walton W.
000 men will be drafted into the -- -- --- again that his government'will Khan of Pakistan and Nasrollah Walker of the ground forces, Lt.

armed services by next July 1 An Eye On The consider the resolutions adopted to I Entezam of Iran are in the running I General George C. Stratemeyer

according to Maj. Gen. Lewis B. be illegal and therefore null and for the post of General Assembly in charge of the Air Force and

Hershey who has laid the paper Communists : void. I president. Carlos! Rornulo I Vice Admiral Charles Joy of the .

groundwork for the draft task. | The Security Council approved of the Philippines stepped down Navy. .

.Britain's Foreign Minister Jacksonville's self stvled its annual report to the from that post Tuesday. SIgns of crack-ups in the

Ernest:, Bevin and Frances's Foreign communist Alexander William General Assembly" even though I General MacArthur was Red army were seen as invading.

Minister Schuman arrived. Trainor is still in a critical condition Russia's Malik argued it was sub reported to have informed the UN GI's and Marines drove into

in New York for conferenceswith from wounds suffered'' ject to veto but when the vote was I Security Council! that he has positive Seoul and captured Kirnpo Air

Secretary of State Dean when he stabbed himself with an cast he abstained using" his veto evidence that Russia sup Field, the largest Red air base.

A('hel>on. Among'other talks ice pick and fell from a second power. '' plied munitions to North Korea j Reports from along the Southern

scheduled is the question of a floor of his home in an apparent | A Korean Republic high [ forces In 1949 and 1950 and that front indicated uncertainty and .

Japanese peace treaty and pres- suicide attempt just prior to a tidal said that mounting '\' or-I i Communist China i supplied confusion in Red army forces

sing problem of German rearm- scheduled hearing on his case! in. of Russia's role in aiding North "trained manpower." when the news they; were
reached them. er
ament. Circuit Court. He was free on -------- --- ---- -- -------- trapped

400 Ships For Navy bond pending a hearing on his'pre'ious Attorney General John Metzgersaid .Attorney General McGrath Jolson Visits Front

.Military chiefs have drafteda conviction a* a Red. i that although he had unimpeachable reported I that the FBI is keeping ..Hugh Baillie President of

$40,000,006.000-a-year rearmament Communist i leader Earl information about the track of the "most minute" and the United Press paraphrased

program which .would I Browder and two cohorts may bed|I plot he still couldn't take action I I top secret details of Communist 1' Churchill's lasting comment,

double America's pre Korea I cited for contempt of Congress in the case because at present I Party strategy in the U. S. andis I "probably nothing so important

strength. The Navy's quota wouldbe according to charges filed by the there is no law either state or ready to strike at a minutes'' has' ever been accomplished withso

400 warships in comparisonwith Senate Foreign Relations committee federal that prevents the discussion notice > little on a modern battlefield"in *
the fleet of Jess growing from the refusal'of of sabotage. I! Britain's top labor leader describing the almost superhuman

than 200 sips.Former Browder and the others to answer Hollywood screen director I Arthur Deakin demanded that I heroism' of Americans
Representative Andrew questions during the sub Edward Dymtryk who is serving'' the Communist Party in Britainbe who have withstood the vicious ..:

Jackson May who receiveda committe hearing. a six month term in federal outlawed before it wrecks the onslaught of Korean Reds in past I

sentence of from 8 months to .In Denver the Colorado Communists prison because he refused to tes- country. Deakin who heads the ; months. Baillie said that fortitude ..

24 months for accepting a bribein held a meeting to plot a tify as to whether or not he wasa world's largest labor union label I grim determination and endurance .
connection with World War II master program for sabotaging' communist admitted that hewasn't ed the communist party as a conspiracy of the very highest order I I

munitions contracts has been the state's radio stations, utilities one and that he refusedto against the country and were required of our men

granted a parole. and governmental facilities. State testify as a matter of principle. against the'British' people who fought the Korean war.:
Monday was the day that _____u _____ ._ __ _.__ ._ _ ____ -- _-- -- -_.- _

r new"easy credit term"regulations buying went took out over.ana i Bits Of News From- Here And There 'You May Have Missed -- I II

Production Authority -
National
The which would have 'nominated three Voung F1orl( M(Clf'Od, 37 had practiced medicine
dealers brought operators -
I
kept a keen eye on Probably the messiest" accident -
be they around $35 per jug In Miami for appointment to the an"l delivered hundreds of children
and retailers! to sure purchased ever, occurred when a concrete -
I 1 of and been a resident' ph'stdan
no more of scarcity items I mixer was hit by a truck and slightly less elsewhere. i Academy. Two the
such as nylrn. rubber and lumber loaded with tomatoes and fertilizer | South Africa lost her greatest | ensigns are from Jacksonville] and at some of the finest hospitals
would soldier and the world lost one : one from Gainesville. when it was discovered that
than what they normally which in turn was rammed by !
another truck with watermelons I of Its foremost elder statesmen I Ford Motor Company will he had learned his medical knowl
buy
.U. S. Marshall\ Plan aid to aboard and to top it all another when Field Marshal Jan Christian build the powerful 28-cylinder Raircraft I edge from handbooks and experience .
because | Smuts died at gl Smuts 36 engines and General a* R private in the U. S. Army
Greece was cut considerably vehicle) with 90 barrels of crude age gal I'
of the failure of the Greeksto oil skidded into the pile. i nercd many national and international Motors will do likewise, the t I. S. Medical Corps. The Judge who
themselves. However, honors during his long career Air Force reported. The engineswill sentenced the phony doctor to a .
help i Eighty-four persons died in I I I in jail for practicing medicine ..
at the
manufactured
ECA chief Paul Porter said the and was the first to suggest be government year
i the eruption of Hitokhlbok volcano British commonwealth as I owned plant in Chicago without license had once
might be restored if the I III c apart j
program! stabilized it- In the Philippines and other 1 from the empire. to be known as the Ford Aircraft |'I been a patient of the self-styled;
Greek government
tilt and built up reserves. Manila news curried the story ofa I I If you happen to be up and Engine Plant. medico

Prices To Go VpRecent Communlsl-led Hubalahap guer- around the night of Sept. 25.26you'll Film star Dick Powell wasasked I The NRannOUl1l't'tI Mon
rlla raid on a town only 10 miles t that the 45,000: ton battleship
arrests made in New :I get a chance to see a total to make public his finandaldt'alingR day
from the U. S. Clark Field Air
' York in connection with a multimillion j eclipse of the moon The phenomena with an agency known New Jersey is bt'ingdf'-
dollar vice and graft ring: Base. will begin at 6:20: P.M., East. as the Tennessee Childl f'n's Home mothballed and will soon return to

will\ affect ex-Mayor WilliamO'DwyerV I You think you pay a lot of ern Standard Time and at 10:54: 1 Society\ ; which Is being Investigated active service along with her sis

appointment as ambassador income lax? Listen to this: General ,I the entire moon will be In eclipse. : as a million-dollar ,baby blackmarket ter ship the "Big Mo."

to Mexico GOP Sena Motors' tax bill for 1C49 is which will last 46 minutes.Thirtyfive I i operational center. Powell A W 0 men 'I! ChristianTt'01petanc'f

.- > said O'Dwyer will probably ; J444'.377.SS9.44: which I is believed I officers and and other film stars have al- I Union official told

bra t the appointment !sources'! said | to be the largest tax paid by" any men of the French meteorological 1 legedly adopted children from the : fellow members at a national

Kit get. Jaw makers wanted to know corporation in the country. frigate were reported missing aft home I meeting in Denver that drinking

where he fitted in in theNew | Florida State Beverage inspectors er the craft sank off the Atlantic I Medical authorities and I among women was on the increase *
just doctors "ert' amazed at the, explf'eI end fhe deplored the use of alcoholic
York crime probeIn dumped W>0 gallons of coastof France Cause of the explosion"
the first month of the moonshine they found at Rtlll which, sunk the shim was of one of their respected members beverages by service person-

Korean war the Defense Department derp'in the Osceola National For- unknown, who it was found had no I nf.J and started! a motion to ask

added 26,000 new Government cwt The still could produce 72 I Representative Charles E more than fin elementary educa t I!! that retailers retrain from) selling

workers to its! staff fivr gallon Jugs of shine n week Bennett announced that he had tion. Canadian born William R.I liquor to men in uniform.r .



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KOREAN WOUNDED' RECUPERATE of the U S. Army doughboys photo. The two center GI's Sgt. Fletcher Pye, left, and Pvt. Gordon Winkles, talk :
Mounded on the Korean battlefront are showing speedy recovery while recuperatthe Korean situation over. Pfc. Nathaniel King seriously I looks at his Purple Heart )
ing at the Naval Hospital here. Three of the injured Pfc Rob Hunter, left, Cpl. decoration on the right All agreed that the fighting in Korea was tough, because ";

Roland Gevry, renter, and Pvt. Homer Wilson, right. get together in the left I "you can't tell a :North" Korean from a South Korean, ..{..
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"It's Rugged Country"
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Tricky Quicky


Terrain, Sneaky North Koreans, Make It Tough I Mr Fashion had a small )

I dress shop In one day he sold 'I

/ .. Claim' Wounded Doughboys Hospitalized HereIt's I 9 dresses more than two-fifths j
of his entire stock. He had left SALTY HUMOR FROM '

--_ -'-----.-. ..o_ .__ __ ._ ______ I. 9 dresses more than three- ;
a long, long) way from at Masan. I ham, Vermont, was wounded on I eighths of his original stock I j HERE AND THERE'I
: As I August 10 about 10 miles from How large was his stock to be-
the Korean battlefront to Bing relates it, "We were on
Jacksonville Fla. but no mat- I patrol when we ran into a company I Masan. A rifleman with the Fifth gin with? Oh, Fred, the baby has swallowed -
,
I of North Koreans. We wait- Regimental Combat team (fam- I i the matches What shall wedo1'
ter how far you travel" you ed and hoped they wouldn't spotus ous Hawaiian i i contingent of !"
I can never escape the haunting but they did and let us haveit. World War II) he was attachedto -spells!; ulsassatp "Here, use my lighter." ,
There the 25th Division and was advancing 08 PP.4 3H :aaMsuvPersonnel
imprints on the mind were 10 of us in the patrol -
.... '.. that leaves with four were killed, two escaped j when a sniper laid him Sailor: '"Will you marry me?"
war -- ---- --- -- -- --
you- and the rest laid there with low from above. Heiress: "Ah, come on, be a
that seems" to sum up in general their wounds." I "Our company was moving for- Invited support. .
I
the feeling of half a dozen Bmg finally crawled back to a ward and at the time was guarding I

or so U. S, infantrymen South Korean village, after six I a hill when the sniper got Nurses Dance I A pair of newlyweds stepped
To
.. "" who are recuperating at the days behind the enemy lines. me," recalls Gevrey. The Ver- into the" hotel elevator "Hello, -
Units of his mont lad, whose injury is des- darling! murmured the prett
:Naval regiment came by
Hospital here from
NAS enlisted have
personnel There
cribed operator. was a chilly silence -
fracture of
later" to pick him "The Ko- as a compound
1 wounds\ suffered on the Ko- \ reans were great in up.numbers, but the left femur, claimed that the been extended special invitation all the way up. But when
)battlefront : to attend the student they reached their floor, the
loan not very: smart. says Bing fighting was made tough by the
Nurses dance at St Vincents bride
terrain of the Korean I exploded.
A Tallahassee lad rugged
In Sergeant
exclusive
the Jax p.n Air News interview, six of the for i Fletcher P 'e, :21! years old, was country 'I'I hospital Friday night. the I "Who was that hussy?" .,.
The dance, sponsored by "Now don't
also. wounded the Masan I I All six paid tribute to the colored you start any-
wounded soldiers also agreed ; in area. I "
on
junior Nurses at St Vincents, the
thing, begged groom, "I'm
of the 25th Division
c>ne thing, "you can't tell North i ii. i A member of Company D, 24th "troops will be held from 2000 to 2400 I to-have enough trouble
I I who 31'e doing wonderful job. i iI going ex-
a
i. Koreans from Infantry Regiment, 25th Division,
a South Korean, j The located "
on
hospital is her
plaining to tomorrow.
t ( und that makes the fighting overthere Pye was adjusting mortar fIre :I As one of them put it. "If itwasn't Riverside you
I i for I don't think I avenue
when he them,
caught some
pretty rough i\ enemy I'I'I
I, I would be here." I -x- Two fleas fell in love and one "
The six lads, five of them na- small"The shot arms fire in me his around right arm and : High praise and tribute was I Mrs. O'LpR.r"Surp: and I'm lovely June day they got married.

lives of the southeastern art'a-I| I lay there,spun recovered myself and also paid to the Medics who for sony to hear your: husband passed ) Young, industrious: and ambit. I
two of them from Florida-arrived with the 'aid of another weeks fought without weapons at I'away. What' did he die of?" ious, the fleas worked hard and
manmade
early this month at the hospital I Mrs "Twas ," saved their They sacrificed -
my way to the aid station toget the front and for a time were the } Murphy gangrene money. j
I and have been 1't'cO\'l"ring' treatment." The small chief target of the enemv Mrs O 'L-arv Praise the fun to assure the future. ,
rapidly from their wounds. arms One day they counted their )
Saints for the color anyway" money -
fire severely broke Pye's right Andrew )t, rianey and'wer'e
11 I1I'm overjoyed to find
AI.L OF THIM:: are young boys, the\ 'd saved five dollars.
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"if't' can save five we can I
_ j. none of them had ever been in "WE: WEHE: : when
retreating
I ten1' i
... save they agreed, so they
battle before. In
,e fact one of the suddenly something hit in the
me
,
continued their thrift. They toil
I
lads, Gordon Winkles of Carters-
knee-it was machine gun fire ed economized and planned I
\'ille, Ga. an 18-year old private
I relates Pvt. Homer Wilson, age the frivolous pleasuresof
with the Ninth Infantry regiment spurning
: 21 of Atlanta Ga. Wounded other fleas
(if the 2nd Division has been in ., Finally came the
"somewhere in Korea", Wilson a : Y day when their savings totaledten
the Army but MX months. In
I I machine gunner with the 34th dollar
those six months he had gone I I Regiment of the 24th Infantrv That dathey went out and I
(over wounded and come back, I'! Division i i i remembers someone bought their own dog.
which makes him "quick" vet-
a dragging him down a hill and

eran. I "stuck me with a needle" just Officer: "You can't park there i
The young Cartersville, Ga minutes after he was hit. lady Can't you read?" ,
soldier, a rad operator with the The young Atlantan recalls his Woman driver: "Of course. The i
J' the Ninth Infantry Regiment, was mates yelling after he was hit. sign cays. "Fine For Parking"
wounded "somewhere in Korea," "Wilson you're lucky, you'll be
': us he puts it. Fighting was hot going home." All Wilson could Navv bridegroom: "With all
and heavy and he to this day say was "I guess so." my worldly goods I thee endow"
r" 'can't place exactly where in Korea -! Another Atlanta, Ga boy, 19. His father: "There goes his sea-
he was hurt. He was carrying year old Private First Class Bob- bag and fountain pen!" I
it box of C-rations up a hill when by Hunter suffered shrapnel at Mho \ ..? pe ... :
j an enemy mortar shell landed at wounds in the muscle of the left Sergeant: "Did 3'ou'oluntt'E'l'
his side felling him He was leg'!: when he was hit near Masan, for this detail" i

given quick battleground treatment I "We were attacking'!:," says Hunter Joe "See my fingernails?" tSel'
evacuated to a field hospital :' "when the 120 MM mortarhit r eantpah.: What about
and thence to the United right at our side and I thought } them "*'.

States His arm is still in a (cast my whole leg was blown off "I Joe "You can i'tllllee the 1111'j j
fractured by shrapnel. laid there for about 20 minutes errs I pot when they dragged rr>e
I "The Koreans are sneaky little but was taken care of in $good out from under the -bunk."
. fellows," was all Winkles would time"

t attest to. If they'll let him, the It happened on a street corner
I young Georgian would like to CORPORAL KOLAM:" GUV: hate Lady: "Officer, stop that
stay in the Army after his KEY, 21-yearpld native of Shore- soldier He tried to kiss me."

t wounds heal. --tJO! ;,...... xx ..xM ww. M.r : "Take it easy, lady.
.. Thel("II) be another one along in
1'KlVATi: FIRST CLASS. Na- a minute"

thaniel Bmg 20 years old of Or-
lando, Fla. is the veteran of the k Mother: "I told you if a cadet
hospitalized crew, having a little asked for a kiss to say 'no'."
over three years to date Bing, Daughter: "But, mother, they
also a radio operator with the don't ask"
.
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now 'famous 24th Infantry Regiment i- SMOKKK: HIGHLIGHTS

CJf> the 25th Division, caught rapacity crowd thrilled to the NAS Team ScheduledOn
small arms fire in the: right thigh excitement and entertainmentat ,
---- .- the big variety smoker held
last Wednesday at IMainricJf auditorium 'Charade Parade'The

Lcdr. McGovern' NAS was victoriousin
::$ -t% four of the boxing bouts popular television show
with Green Cove Sprint Muddy 'charade parade" will again have

New r VA-15 ExecLcdr lludgins, top left, of NAS representatives from NAS Jacksonville -
and John Rustic of Green CO'C'mix I has participants in Friday's -

James P McUovern has '-! it up in a I featherweight go 2000 program which is "slated for

taken by Hurigins. Jim Seiplf,
assumed duties its uel'utiorfi- bottom left of Green Cove who I I<;'dr. Jerry Moirisou, NARTU

ttr of Attack Squadron 15. tosses a wicked haymaker: at training officer, Lt (jg) Frank

A native of St. Petersburg.Fla. Freddy Farr of NAS, was the Coghlan NARTU public mforma.
.. the new VA-15 executive only Green, love 'IDO'>'* M* i lIOn officer und Mazy Logan: of
officer at one time hold] the same I took the featherweight bout in |! the Aerology department, will be
post with V A.J 75. Before coming a derision. the foils of quiz master' Bernie
: to NAS he was commanding Adams when "charade parade"
officer of a Naval Air Reserve goes! over the screen Friday

? Training Squadron at Floyd Bennett The NAS representatives"
Field, New: York. be, competing against the ..'
4' X Lades
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During World War II he served mis b; 'II group of Jax '"
with VF-27 and VBF.92, participating *ho ">avi been undefeated on the
in the battle of the Solo pz'orrcui Jc>r the past ,three
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Witnesses Fast Jacksonville's radio stations have a full scale of collegiate,
high school and professional grid games on tap for local listen-
ers this fall. Landon High School vs. West Palm Beach High .
Variety Smoker. School directly from West Palm Beach will inaugurate the ra- ,
dio schedule Friday night. Michigan State vs Oregon and
Showing their wares beforea Georgia vs. Maryland are top notch Saturday frays. ..
capacity crowd, Jax Navy's Following is a list of collegiate games to be broadcast Sat
leather throwers copped four urday: .
out of five bouts from the WJAX (NBC) (930)-Michigan State vs. Oregon at East
Lansing, Mich. Time: 1:45 P.M. N
Green Cove Springs team in WMBR (CBS) ((1460)-Georgia va Maryland at Athens, Ga:
the variety Smoker held at Time: 2:30: P.M.
With Cob Joyce 0 Mainside auditorium 1 last WPDQ (ABC) ((600)-Football Parade-North Carolina vs
North Carolina State and two other top games of nation, recre-
Wednesday night.
Football is here and this coming week-end the fans the ated from 2-6 P.M,
i Two top notch fighters from
nation over will be treking to the local stadium to give sup- Jacksonville, Billy Brown and HIGH SCUOOL.
< WJHP (MBS) (1320)-Landon High School va West Palm
port to their favorite eleven. Experts have given their Danny "One Man
pre- Gang" Rug-
Beach High School at West Palm Beach, Fla., Sept. 22. Time:
dictions both for the outstanding teams around the country gerio, treated the fan to a three 8:00 P.M.Foul .
;1\\ and their choices for All-American. With service football round exhibition. The two ap .
peared through the of -- ---- _
courtesy I
however, you can never tell what to expect until after the Jacksonville promoter Jimmy i
r first game. Murdock I Tip Always Creates Hub-bub
r The Jax Navy eleven opens its schedule Saturday afternoon A little comedy was broughtinto

l at the Gator Bowl against the Corry Field gridders. slugged the it picture out in a as three two rounder juniors As Plate Umpire Usually Finds Out

From all indications thus far, the local eleven will be fielding which ended in the only KO of .
{ : a speedy combine this fall with a good brand of football the evening. Even a thing as Might a* a foul swipe at ; fast ball and barely
r in store. With this in mind, all personnel should try and give Also included on the all variety tip may land a baseball: umpireIn nicks It.
show was a group of piano hot wattr. If The ball strikes Catcher
legally caught RoyCampanellaN
their utmost This is
", support. your team-get behind it all selections
by versatile Dick Siod-
the ball remains In play; If not, glove, bounds off hIs
,. the way la and several vocal renditionsby It counts 84 a foul ball. Because ( chest protector and Into his bard
r The final arrangements for transportation have not Manu Miranda. the foul tip isn't always coveredby hand. Glavlano is off for second
been completed, but all can be assured that bus transportation Gordon Kent Kent Wins, general baseball niles, It has base but Campanella's line throw
. representing been the subject of special legislation :\ boats him to the bag by a shot .
( to and from the Gator Bowl will be provided and that NAS. and John Soutar, of Green I for special occasions. Take second.
, special consideration on the gate admission will be given to Cove Springs tangled in the only the following hypothetical play: The field umpire waves Glavl
wrestling bout on the card. Kent
servicemen in uniform. I
outweighed Sou tar by five With the Dodgers and Cardinalsin I ano out but the Cards' manager
, Walking's Good For You pounds and pinned him in the I a crucial game at EbbeU Hold, : shout that the hit was a foul
I match of one fall in the first Brooklyn Tom Glavlano opens fire I ball, not a foul tip, and that neither
Ever consider how much does
good walking a person ? four and one-half minutes. for the Cards with a looping sin- I man Is out. If you were the
; Walking is something that every human does because Two middle weights. Carl Bur- gle to right. Al Schoendienst, plate Umlirehow would you rule?
i it comes to him naturally. Criminologists have found that a rell, representing NAS, and Joe next up, runs the count to three (,;PU'8q .10 aAOIl:
It' man, no matter how he may try, can not change his gait or Duran, of Green Cove Springs and two. Then he take a lusty u,11ayava oy{ UtJll UIO au.isu
rism of walking. :Man at his mixed it up in a three rounder run affair. Both -dnlM| 8.UIPJW oqj' jo 1.1541 .(U.
num moves own speed, swing. with Burrell the victor by a appeared evenly ,
;: ink along at a speed which pleases him. close decision. Burrell had the but matched in the opening round uiojj JOU punoqjj III U' 11" .101 JQ.:1I1It| :Jiv II,)! yalg.(1I1II )
Seiple diagnosed Farr's
i But the athlete, who goes into walking contests, uses rounds upper ,hand but in the his first two in proach and in the second and ap- -..! iii| pus agues Jq8' aria 031tiq
r what is called the "heel and toe" method. This consists of a the third, coasted sensing through tiring the third battered the little 122 oqj UIOJJ a.>.IJIP pus d'.1sysnao1l
the heel forward pound Farr around the ring. The I ass .I..uuq QIII{ Xq MJ1kI
the
t Ions stride, landing on swinging on toe, close decision.
nuq v dj ,. 3ui'Fld
decision went to Seiple for the llil| (InoJ y swuu |
which;, acts takeoff for the stride. Buddy Hudgins representing
as a spot next .
NAS in the featherweight class, I only Green Cove win of the eve- )qi jo is'g UOVK JmS)
I Possibly many never knew that such a sport walking seemed to have his opponent ning. I ',)IoUII JNJ'J' OJ IiUJnJJ.I 6U1f1.I .\
ex:seed; but it doss When the walking contests originated, Johnny Rustick, of Green Cove Two ten year olds, Jerry Car- I -t'19 luau JUliO' o.\\I-dJIII 11 IIn'
c no one Knows but the ancient Olympic possessed it. baffled with his southpaw ter and Carl Kirkland, mixed it }*q o) 8..nul1uo. avu.lipuauyanano
,
games .
II S '
wild and | ouo o.. ||B4 IIH>J v .ciUt
in match.
a wooly
up
Rustick couldn't
The l:e21 l and toe method was very possibly originated by the as stance.the flashy little cover Hudgins up Referee Bob Perkins stopped the 6| sum PUB iqKiwj .|nu.f: ,)( joti
I :En3liah: who are known to be the greatest walkers on earth, streaked in and out. Hudgins was fight after the second round as I IIV.\\' dtl noj eqj 'q.lJ.l: ill{ 111Zauuw
ti lossibly' because of the compactness of their "tight little the winner in the third by a Carter suffered a bad cut giving I ,1\.1113 uyi:1aMeudReprinted :
, Llo" with numerous small towns dotting the countryside. unanimous decision. the TKO to Kirkland. ( by special permis .
: Plenty of Action Billy Brown, who only a short Mon of the Saturday Evening
Once A Great Sport I It Tommy Johnston tall, blond, while ago fought "Sugar" Ray Post. Copyright 1950, by the
Walking as a sport was picked up by the Americans 152 pounder from NAS bore in Robinson and lost on a decision, Curtis Publishing Co.)
and defeated Jorge Torris of went three rounds with Danny
f over 100 years ago by amateurs and professioinal groups before i Green Cove in the third bout of "One Man Gang" Ruggeno, whois Walter Johnson led the Amer..
large crowds on indoor tracks. Racing in this manner became the evening in another close decision familiar to many Jacksonville can League 12 years in strike
a recognized sport in 1870, some races being in the Johnston tried for a KO boxing fanS. Ruggerio and outs and eight of them in succession

l amateur and professional class, often with handicaps pre- the in the ropes third several as he times.haC Torris on Brown Brown both was displayed the perfectionistand good formas .

r. vailing. I Jimmy Seiple carried the flag Ruggerio the slugger. Bob Quinn (Boston) was the
Now the question that might very be in the mind of for Green Cove Springs as he de- I Master of ceremonies of the first owner to popularize "Ladtei
many readers is, what the "........" does this have to do with cisioned Freddy Farr in a hit and evening was Jerry Marx. I Day" in baseball. _
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NAS?? To clarify this question, how far does the average !
l sailor walk to chow these days?? True, the station has pro-
vided buses to and from chow, but there are always a few
who walk. There's been thought of the possibility of instigating -
an organized walking sport on the base during this j jI

r 4 lifted.lap-ie of time when the! regular chow hall is having its face e :


r Think of the experience you are getting by walking

", down, or up as you may have it, to chow. Now next time a ::;-i t
group starts out in the general direction of the 'local res- ? ,

t taurant', use the heel and too method and make this eating a
sporting proposition.
I :
? vy
, Walking Coast To Coast .

f. Walking has its outstanding athletes as well as other I

{. major sports such as your American and National League s '
All-Stars and All-American football stars. One of the most s

,' famous in the U. S. was Edward Weston. He was a trans- p

( continental specialist, walking from the Atlantic coast to

the Pacific, or vice-versa. He began his career in 1860 and in
t 1909, at the age of 70, he walked 3,805! miles from New Yorkto '
! San Francisco in 105 days and a year later walked from I ; #.t'W
Los Angeles to New York, 3,138 miles in 77 days.

The modern champion of distance walking William

Mihalo, of Detroit, who has been shattering old records and
hanging out new ones for several years.

While a corporal in the Army during World War II, Mi-
halo loaded himself down with a full field pack and set a

dizzy heel and toe pace as he covered 25 miles in 3 hours, 53
minutes and 21 seconds. This was the greatest performanceof
its kind in U. S. Army history.

Perhaps the most well known of oM present day walkersIs ....____.________ _______ ____nnnn ____n_____
James II. Hocking, who in 194G at the age of DO, was still INTRA-MURAL SOFTBALL CHAMPS-Naval Hospital softballers, two time Intra- mural
f, a fast walker. He walked from New York to Philadelphia in champions, were presented individual and team trophies in ceremony last Friday. Front row, left
1917, a total of 97 miles, in 19 hours and 16 minutes. to right are Sam ONayo, Earl Schneltzler, Ernest Livingston Ken Ford and Vernon Westwood.
Capt. executive officer Don Kinr. Horace Anderson, Nelson Tudor
Stahr Hospital ;
Back row, Guy ,
; Hocking contends that walking, if done correctly, is a (coach), Ken Burger Arthur Sparks and Capt. Dwight Wharton, Hospital commanding officer
' health builder. By using the heel and toe method, 'great dis- who made the presentations. Missing: from the photo are John Moon, Paul Oaks, Gene Oaks and
\ tances can be covered in a Short time and is in na way tiring. Gary Walsh.'III.j' .

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Top Spot In O&R For Full AheadWithin

Ready Speed

Bowling LeagueThe


old saying that "big things the coming week two out of three games. The order -

.. come in small packages" was the remainder of the mam- of the volleyball matches to
really demonstrated by diminutive moth intra-mural fall sports be played) will be governed by
"Junior"
Teske when he
schedule, meaning the time and
will be in full swing
fired a sizzling 225 game last program day of play will be arranged
by
Tuesday to top Overhaul and Repair with final arrangements now the home team and its opponent

Bowling League's high score z completed. One league will be used by the
of 212.
a Volleyball will begin next week 10- team touch football squads,
In addition to his high game, touch-football will probably get who will meet each other once.
Teske holds high set for three underway with the first game Sep- When all teams have clashed with
games of 541 in O & R league i tember 25 and bowling in the near the other) the two top teams will
play which got underway two C C Ta 'i. t future. meet in the best two out of three

weeks ago. series to determine the station
Eight teams have thus far en-
In Tuesday night's competition championship. All
tered the volleyball tournament grid games will
and division ,'v ) r start at 1615
# Cowling Shop Assembly comprised of representatives from on the field directly
took top honors by west of Mustin Road, from
sweep across
view of the "funnel VF-13 VA-15 Fasron Six NAR-
NEW JlUDDLE-lItre's a close-up new : ; ; the
ing all three games from Flight Chief Pety Officers' Club.
Test and Plant Division re$pectively huddle" to be used by the Jax Fliers this season. The quarterback I TU, VF-12; Ordnance-Gunnery;
takes his spot at the "mouth" of the formation, with his voice able VF-11 and O & R Flight Test
to equally reach all of the players in the huddle. I There Is a possibility of more Flyers Meet
Friday night produced some teams entering the touch-football
fine scoring as Red Burton rolled league, but at press time only 10
a hot 209 to take third place in Competition Gets nderway teams, VA-15 Marines, Photo Lab, (Continued from Page 1)
tion this fall.
the high game column. Charlie
Fasron Six, VP-3, VF-12, NARTU,
Langdon took over first place in I and had I Good Iiesenrs
Hospital Ordance-Gunnery
I
. --a high averages with 176 !In Intra-Mural Golf PlayEight entered. In the tackle spots will be re-

Repair & Salvage and Equipage I Bowling received the best response turnee Jim Patterson, 220-pounder
I teams downed the Engineersand matches of hard competitive I I as 18 teams made their en- from Pulaski, Tennessee and vet-
Structures clubs in Friday golf were posted on Swinson, Cecil Field jumped into tries known. Squabbles as to rules eran Navy competitor for three

41 night play.Equipage. the boards during the first the lead in the opening week of have arisen, thus another meetIng years and beefy Buddy Grimes, '
holds top spot in lea National League play., Griffin has been scheduled for Fri- who tips the scales at 256 pounds.
week of the station intia
, gue standings with no defeats mural day morning at the Physical Grimes is a veteran of one year
while Material and Production golf tounrnament now in and Swinson scored an upset win Training Building: at 1030.. It is service football and four years

Control are tied for second posi- progress at the local layout. over Fasron Six's Bob Weber known, however, that all bowling high school with Colquitt, Georgia

tion.Gene Last Tuesday, opening day of and Lee Satterwaithe as the hard I matches will operate on a handi- In the guard posts will be All- ,

Neal, the league's secre- the tourney. Supply golfers cop swinging duo took 8 out of nine I cap basis. Navy Joe Sinko and Gordon Kent

tary is leaving for active duty ped top spot in the American holes, racking u,' sour points to- Each of the eight teams entered Both are veterans of last year
with the Navy and his vacancy League as they romped over words the shutout in the volleyball tourney will and several years on the service
will be filled by assistant secre- Medical-Dental with an 8-0 shut- have a home schedule, which has gridiron Sinko handles his Assignment
. tary Charlie Langdon. Glen Volp out; top seeded Hospital, lastyear's Walt Mitchell, Bill Hartung, been so arranged that teams will like a veteran and Kent;
Tom Boseman and Bob Cantin
moves up as assistant: secretary.x champions, squeezed by play home and home matches with who shifted to guard from the
were Air Group One's big guns in determined the best backfield where he
Public Works-Comumcations by the winner by played last
their match with VF62. Mitchelland
taking 2V4 points while the losers year is cagey and shifty.
Ping Pong Squad Hartung won six-up over VF- Spirited newcomer 'Apple Owens
were taking 14 points; O&R
62's Bob and
i Taylor Harry Kellyto
who will be
over the ball this
bested Administration
by a mere Hurler Hit
What
Air
the
One
Group
crew
Meets Town FoeIs half point and Physical Training. 3 points.give The Boseman-Cantin season, is a six-foot, 205-pounder
Welfare tallied three points while from Casden, Alabama and a vet
team tallied seven-up for 3Va Most Home Runs
ping-pong a sissy's game??? their opponents, Operations, points over Jack Hart and Don eran gridder
According to the roster of the counted l'/i points Reserves this fall are plentiful
Cummings of VF-62, which pushed two week's ,
Following a lapse and will ably fill in at all
Jax Navy ping-pong team that Good Golf Flayed the Air Group One boys into spots.
...' will meet a representative team The National Leaguers teed-off the runner-up spot. the Jax Air News Quiz Contest Chuck Webb, Frank Hinkle, Dave
of the Jacksonville City Recrea- last Thursday afternoon with Cecil comes back this week witha York and Paul Simmonds are
Mainside VP-3 racked up the third shut ready for wingback spots while
tion Department at field jumping into first place for the winnerafree ,
Auditorium tomorrow night at with a shutout over Fasron Six, out of the first day of National new prize quarterbacking will get a boost
2000, ping-pong is definitely not 9-0; Air Group One squeezed into League play as Mike Hollack and full-course dinner, with all from such standouts as BfJ1y'Smith
; "sissies"Representing 7 Ed Foster beat Bob Hoppe and at the Civilian and Skeet Brown. John
a game for second: spot, dumping VF-62, -0; the trimmings,
the Naval Air VP-3 recorded the third shutoutof Al Floershinger of ComFairJax Cafeteria. The management of Bernardi and Buck Dominy will
the five-up, giving the victors 2V4 see action in the ball lugging department
afternoon
blanking Corn- -
Station will be Jack Duncan, 205 tbe
Toxie Zeigler and Hal the cafeteria is donating
points. at fullback.
FairJax 6'4-0 and Green Cove
pound end on the 1950 Jax Navy
Chuck Coward
Springs eked out a 3V2 win over Hamberg dumped prize. Included in those standing by
i football squad, Lt. (jg) Dick Gar-
and Dick Wheat
ver, coach of the Navy football Fleet Air Wing 11 five-up to give The reader who provides the for line assignments will be re..
the VP another 2&
squad; Jake Duvall, who made a Cecil Field meets Fleet Air boys points first successful answer to the turnee John Coxan and newcomer )
and third the National
name for himself on the base- Wing 11 this afternoon in a National pot in quiz will pick up his meal chit Bob Hopkins at center; big Jim
: ball diamond this summer, Jim League match, while Com- loop at the Jax Air News office located Grass and Joe Kurash at tackles;
Patterson, 220 pound tackle of FairJax sets out to redeem last Howard Harlow and Frank in Rooms 123 and 125 In Bob Dutrow, John Baxley, Merle
t the Jax Navy gndders and Jerry week's loss when it takes on I Coghlan continued the shutout: the Administration Building. Snyder and Dean Fouts, guards

Livingston, who also saw action NARTU; VP-3 meets Green Cove I parade as they paced the NARTU This week's question is: and Dave Wheatley, Walt Deal,
on Mason Field this summer, Springs and Fasron Six squaresoff : "Weekend Warriors" to a 6'/4 to Jim Poole, Ralph Casey and John
will make up the Jax Navy representatives with the Marines. nothing shutout over the Marines. "What major league pitcher Sanders at the flank spots plus a,
in singles matches. The American Leaguers domi- Harlow and Coghlan gamed holds the record for the most host of other reserves.
nate play next Tuesday as first : three points for the NARTU home runs hit in a mingle sea StartingLineups
I As for double matches with the place Supply meets Public i team as they won over John son1'hat year dM he> Mt Jax Navy Corry
Boone Park team, Pete Oleynick Works-Communications; Hospital Hepner and Payton Lee six-up at them?" Duncan LE Flammer
teams with big Joe Fmko All-
,
t Navy guard for three and tangles with O&R; Operationsand I the end of nine. Send in, or bring in, your answer Patterson LT Hares
years
and Green Cove Springs d FleetAir Jax Air of- Kent LG Stafford
i Administration mix it up to the News
the 1950
first Jax
string guard on I
Navy eleven. John Wareing, 'the Medical-Dental meets Physical Wing 11 squared off in the fices, Rooms 123 and 125, main Owens c Lundberg
tj strong man", will team with Ed TrainiM-Welfare. closest tiff of the afternoon, Administration Building i or Sinko KG Tabro
Farady in another doubles Post Four Shutouts Green Cove winning on a close phone Extensions 8184 or 216. f.nmcs RT McLendon
match. Paced by Jack Griffin and Tom 3'/ to 2 margin Ciminero RE Warwick
_._
Norman
I -- QB Kead
Ziebe Jackson-
Andy present Rhodes LII Mede&kaHolston
ville City Tennis champion will RII
head the team of Boone Park I Dunn FB Taylor
l :representatives supported b y Njman

, Leslie Smith, Bill Helfrich, Jack
.. Twomey, Frank Puskus, Richard I Three iiMS 8
Lester and W F Leslie.

3-Way DeadlockIn On Fliers Scfcedsle

i 1 > Saturday's season with
a a s opener
Blind BogeyA i Corry Field at the Gator Bowlis
the first of three home games

three way tie for first place included on the Naval Air Sta-
between Capt. Julius Early, Capt. tion Fliers' 1950 10-game schedule ...
Charles Dittmar and Chief Bill .
Foulk featured the weekly Blind ; The other two home games are
Bogey golf tourney a* the station 'f- / Patuxent River, Md, October
.. links last week end. and Eglin Field, Fla., October 28.
Capt. Early shot 93 with a chosen All home games will be playedon

handicap of 16, giving hima Saturday afternoons, startingat
final tally of 77. The final net 1400 at the Gator Bowl in .

of 77 was chosen from a hat, giving Jacksonville. The schedule:
Capt. Early a three way tie Sept. %3. .Corry Field, Gator

with Capt. Dittmar, who posted Bowl.
77 after choosing a 12 handicapand Sept !O. !Miami Froth Away
stroking 89 and Bill Foulk Oct. 7 ..Stetson Unlv, Away
who those no handicap and carded Oct. 14 Parris Island! Away
'a 77.Longest. Oct. 21. ,Patuxent River, Gator
drive of tJ day was Bowl. ,r.r.
made by Capt. Dittmar, who Oct. 28. Eglin Field Gator:
belted the ball for 260 yards. A k Bowl
Gene Peltier won closest to the i :l'a tii 'i& Nov, 4 Little Creek \'a.,
pin honors as his ball landed Away
only 6 feet from the cup. Bill FLIERS COACHING STAFF Three able mentors will handle the reins of the 1950 Jar Navy Nov 12 Havana Univ.* Away
:jToulk again broke into the win Fliers. Dick Carver= (center), former Fres o bate, Calif., star athlete, is head coach. lie is ably Nov, 19 Fort Benning Ga.,
;ger's circle sag he sunk a 25 foot assisted by Dafe Barksdale. left, former N. val Academy jriddrr and Harry Knickqlbine: right,,onetime away ,
putt for longest putt honor University of Wisconsin star. ( ,I Tov 25 Pensacola Navy:, Away


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., '. ..,,',':. $175 A Day SavedSupply -
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tF By a more efficient processing of all salvaged lumber,
\\e 4 used for crating articles that are shipped to all parts of the

world a daily average of $175 has been saved since Sept. 1
Jo\> ''" bv the Naval Air Station Supply. dep rtment.I .
a I Formerly three .-- .
men broke up -- -- --- ---------
boxes, denailed the boards and i i Tied down, they await govern.
salvaged all over 36-inch lengths. I I ment investigators who scrutinize
I
This meant further processing at ', every minute part as they attempt -
the carpenter shop. The new ,1 I to determine the exact I
!, mechanized system of salvaging 1 cause of accident. Later the partsare .,
lumber was inaugurated by Capt. sorted and either reclaimedor "
H. F. Gingrich, Supply Officer melted as scrap material

IN CASES 'WHERE it is possi- '\

4s ble the crew saws the boxes apart iiLYi'IDELICHTS
instead of knocking them apart,
and sawing the nails out. This re 11
sults in a much quicker and neater -
job. In some cases the box

t must be knocked apart, but the ___ _____ _
a nails are then sawed out insteadof

knocked out. A week ago yesterday. Lt. John
1oi. ___ Then the boards can be sale I I H. Nuck (rhymes with "nook")
vaged and cut into various sizes
reported to Supply to fill the
depending on the most economical I[ position of Stock Control Officer
size to be had. The boards'! -the billet recently vacated .
CUTTING COKNKKS-:Methods are sorted and stacked in readiness i- I by Lt. Babbitt's transfer to Store r
of salvaging: scrap and for the craters. The craters age. Finishing nine years with
b lumber by Supply departmenthas then can select any size board i I i the Navy this month Lt. Nuck
"> resulted in savings of many they need and proceed to construct j! first entered the service at Great
their crates. I. Lakes, and, _early in 1943.: qual-
dollars for Uncle Sam. At top meet '
as an Aviation Cadet.
scrap pusher shoves S r rap "SUI'I>I.Y IlAS ALWAYS been Subsequent training for commission .
alumium into a furnace whereit i shorthanded working with limi- I took him from St. Mary's
is melted at a temparture I ted fund. This means we must !; Preflight to Los Alamitos, Dallas,
i always employ the utmost efficiency ': and finally to Pensacola. The dayof
of 1600 degrees Fahrenheit and : of operation, and addition the wing ceremony was also ...
then poured into ingots for sale I a distinct:: cost consciousness is the day of the ring ceremony
to manufacturers. The furnace essential declares Lt. Cameron I when he married the girl front

Is located in the salvage yard. W. Babbitt officer-in-charge of back home. The Nucks soon became .
the section under which !
: storage well-acquainted with Florida .
Salvaged lumber is sawed, bottom the salvage yard operates.In '! beginning with their honeymoon ..
... into box ]lengths by employees I the packing section all sorts i in Hollywood, and later
I
i Feeding the saw, bottom I of article, from the most delicate" i brief duty at various Navy bases '
is Buster Douse, while E. | radio crystals to"-a complete print i, in the State ( including three
I shop are crated and shipped. I months at Jax Municipal ).
J. Schultz operates the saw. On : Safety precautions requiring all''I *

the left is Gl'orgl'turclock: workers to wear special eye HIS V/Utt-I.It: : as ; pilot with
salvage supervisor and renter i glasses or face shields have resulted 'photographic squadrons took him
background is William: Wil. ] in a 100 per cent saftey I during and immediately' after the
Hams i recoid ,, war to the South and Central Pacific
leading man. and '
along the China Coast.
SCRAP ALUMINUM; too provides In August of '46 he put away
a source of revenue when his flying suit and transferred to

----- ---.- melted down, poured into ingots the Supply Corps where duty JI
and sold to manufacturers. Since began with the
Relations Officer I I school in Bay-
CLASSIFIED I Civilians Elect i i ii Employees nominated to fill the melting furnace went into on ne.
i operation four years ago, over Since then he has served as
BULLETINFOR (Continued from Page 1) 'II the five existing vacancies are 11,000,000 pounds. valued at 'Supply and disbursing officer
I of Supply and Fiscal, and J. Her. Robert B. Robertson Francis R. ':slightly more than $1,000.000 has ,,,I aboard the USS VALCOUR, a
KKMT: schell Lee of Public Works. The Gardner and George W. Dwelleof been processed at a cost of less seaplane tender based chiefly ati
1 single and 1 double rm Vim Houston remaining Board members who i> and Fiscal Milwee than $160,000.Most i i Coco Solo and while there he
:JM11! Park St. Ph. 8-2770. will remain In office for another'' Supply ; i I of the scrap is derived first met Pay Clerk Chesnut.
3 rm. fuin apt 2833 Doilc Ave, Or year are Thomas R. Roberts: : Gantt, Hugh A. Bruce and Eliza- I from obsolete plane Darts. Some our present assistant Commissary J"
tea Mt*. J. R. V\etmoie. Overhaul and Repair; William D.I I beth L. Hall for the General time wrecked planes are brought ,,' Store Officer Lt. Nuck comes to
4 1'11turn. :.oIl'. Cundlff.J apt on. bus line 2037 MyraSt. Potts. Supply and Fiscal; Frank I Group; Donald W. R. Cameron to the station salvage yard where 'us directly from the University
: im. and pvt bath and a private garage M. Ironmonger Public Works James R. Merkel and SammieA. the parts are arranged on the I II I''of Wisconsin where further
apt Mn. Clark, 2312 College and Janie C. Calhoun, General Whittington of Public Works; 'Ii ground in the same positions as schooling has kept him busy for .
St. PH. 76249. [ Group I i and Albert I. Spencer, Joseph F.Perritt. when the plane was in flight. several terms. .
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5 rm. unfurn. bung. Mii. Browning Vote By Ballot I i!' Walter J. Newell Mar-I H i He and Mrs. Nuck with 21-

:3 :lI17.12 im. unfuin.: Spencer apt Heat St.& hot water. I Voting in the coming election':' cus L. Chapman, and Joseph Servicemen Invited To month old daughter Janet Ann,
lrM. Wheeler 2CWi Good*In St. I'll. will be by secret ballot with j! A. McSwain. Jr., of Overhaul are preparing to occupy an apart-
7-.VJ7G: after :5 uo.( each employee required to mark j i and Repair Harvest Moon DanceServicemen ment in Murray Hill as soon a*
1 rm for your lady near bUI. 1648 x I their
his ballot for household effects arrive.
Avondale Ave. Mu. Peiklnn. Ph. own voting a can- :
2-9117'.1.. didate from his respective group. BIRTHS I have been extendeda The Department extends a most
1 im. Use ot kitchen. 2526: Post St. Time of voting and location ofj' cordial invitation to at tenthe'! cordial welcome to Lt. Nuck and
Mm. Jordan Hh. H-1501. Mrs.Montgonwry ballot boxes will be announced I Horn to I.t. uiul Mr*. Wilson big Harvest Moon Dance September i his family and hopes the tour ot
2 tory home., HUM Ph\ 2-8.U5.Lydia: : St. by the election supervisor of i Baldwin, NASa\. Uah(11'1; ) 9lhrs I 29 at the Red Shl/ Service-! ': duty here at Jax will be a pleasant -
Small turn, house 5213 Tlmtquana Rd. each group. At the close of the i .1 o/, Sft| >intVr 13. I men's Club in Ja'k onvtlle.The one.JIIJIUSA. _
Jarnen H. Samer. Kt. 4. Box 482Furn. election the ballot boxes will be Horn to O. V. 8"dIN.. Jolui- > first dance of the fall season .
row. single and double 14J7 sealed and ballots will be !' }turbara.H activity will get under way
Avondale Ave. Mrs. SchulU. Ph. counted son, a daughter, ( :: waltz and a litterbug -
in the of the Industrial'' at 2030. Bruce Thomas and his
1.9 gao. presence - -- ,I contest are on the agenda for
( house on Mallory Rd. 'wIn. --- __ I orchestra will the music
6 rm ul'n. -- -- - provide the dance tomorrow night with
Van Ame Ph. 2-4W.: ;
4 "mi. house on Wid<: and RUket, Sta.r | -- .x-- a special prize to the winning
See John Stratum at Grocery' Store couple in each. Chairman Fred
2 im downstair apt Mn. rompklnn | TecdreGuide Quina also advised that several ...
20U Henohel St.
valuable door
prizes would be
1 urn. rm. near NAS. Mis. Biook *
Ph. 2.812'J. given away at intermission, and
:2 rm unfuin Mpt" 2978 Rlveislrte Ave promised that everyone attending
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Furn Nell. Smith rms.: Apr.31i. Vernon PHI., are would have a good time. ,.
Louise Smith. Ph. !''I-I-l: : 01 2 VMS Thursday, September 21 I Hartley Sleeves is to be the emcee
3 rm. (urn garage apt 1515 ( ."od\ In i ( "Across the Badlands"with Tickets will continue on sale
St. Mn. U heeler Ph 7-587t. Charles Starrett. i i all day today and tomorrow and
4 furn and unfuin apt Neat
NAS.rm. Ph. Mi. Howard il -t61:1.: Friday, September 22 I any remaining will be sold at the I
}'1114 H\.K| : "The Avengers" starring John door John Richardson's new
14 ft. Trailer. 1 Kill Hllcr'lfl..p for equity Carroll. | daughter named Janet Leighnot
Puck 412 Herculen St Ph. 2-8372 Mrs Saturday, September 23 ( after the movie star>. Two w j
Cottage on waterfront. di Orange Park 55 'God is My Co-Pilot" featur- separate and serious car accidents I
Ph. G. V. Kelly' Orange'.Park. :!-. ing Dennis Morgan. occuring within a few daysof
.Mls( M.I..IMOI: Sunday September 24 each other have
Ride wanted vicinity of Spring Park a couple of
and Wllwn: Ave. DoroihvVlnhon t 'Destination Moon", starring our Supply-era walking. Alice
Kir.: 8144 Hn. 7 3D to 4 J/wt-Eye ClHitKe pink rimmed near Monday, September 2."> : her ten-day-old brand new
SLM. Call 791. Lt Watson
utn
I.Clllt-Tw third grade l book on Hospital "Rookie Fireman" with Bill car and banged her up a little.
bu.. :Mr.. Hu h"'lI. :2-4020. It Williams. and Tom Forrest whose Jate
found Tues-Wfd. Sept. 26-27' model auto was badly damagedbut .
Wanled Stewart-Job 1147 ai Aeghenv baby iiittei SI NAS Jeanette 'No Man of Her Own" starring is expected out of the repair

COdl@ H.Jwen--6I1by sitter 20.U: Her x eq>+ > 4' Barbara Stanwytkn shop this week.
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FirstMeetSept.27 : PLACE
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Girl Scout Troop 24 will hold FROM:.....___.___. TWO

1U first fall meeting: WednesdayS CENT
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Scout ro n, Building 612 Student STAMP
Officers Auditoifurn :Naval Air HERE

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Membership in the -troops( / opened ... TO:.
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tj :Navy junior>> between the
agtl8 of 19 to 14. GETTING SUITED-Needing; a good dress uniform in a hur- v
ry LedrRay Tylutki, right, had his need fulfilled in a jiffy by
One mind realer to another visiting the uniform shop l located on the second deck of the Keoreatton -
mind reader 'You feel fine tod.JY.I I'1 Buildinf, Karl; Sweeney manager of the uniform ship \

flow do I reel? helps Lcdr, Tylutki pick out his uniform 1