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V~d. IV No.38 U. S. Naval Operating Base, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Saturday, 12 November 1949


WORLD WAR I VETS
HOLD GET TOGETHER

Approximately thirty veterans of
World War I attended an informal observance of the eleventh anniversary of Armistice Day, with a
* meeting and luncheon on Friday,
11 November. The program began at 1045 in the rustic setting of the . Marine Site family restaurant. At
1100 a toast was made to all departed comrades, followed by visiting and gabfest by the comrades who vere present. Liquid refreshments were served until 1200, followed by a Dutch Treat lunch which was
immensely enjoyed by all.
Those attending were: Rear
Admiral W. K. Phillips, ComNOB, the actual instigator of the celebration; Captain J. H. Robbins, MC,
USN, Commander S. H. Pierce, USNR, TEC L. M. Gustofson, USN, SKC George Greenwood, USN, QMC F. Harnig, USN, R. V. Smith, C. V. Agdamag, C. L. Ziz, W. F.
Griffin, L. C. Becker, Clarence Proctor, N. L. Shoop, J. H. Solomon, Francisco Ross, M. E. Francis, C. H.
Binger R. T. Beatty, R. J. Hummel, C. Luciano, Louis Taylor, J. Johnson, W. J. Wilson.

S WIFE OF FTG OFFICER
FIRST GTMO V6 ENLISTEE

Mrs. Isobel R. Scarborough, wife
of LCDR F. G. Scarborough, FTG Engineer Officer, became the first woman to enlist in the U. S. Naval service on the Naval Operating Base, Tuesday, when she was sworn in for a four-year enlistment as YN2, USNR by RADM W. K. Phillips, Base Commander.
Mrs. Scarborough originally served as a WAVE from March, 1944 to March, 1946, during which time she received basic Wave training at Hunter College and attended yeoman school at Cedar Falls, Iowa prior to service at the Naval Damage Control Training Center,
Philadelphia, Pa.

. (SEA)-The old naval frigate
was the cruiser of her day. She had one gun deck below her spar-deck or topmost deck, and generally carried from 28 to 44 guns.


LADIES AUXILIARY FRA INAUGURATE
DEPENDENT'S SERVICE

Mrs. S. N. DeYoung, Mrs. F. T. Hart, Mrs. J. L. Johnson and Mrs. H. A. Dunlap are members of a committee representing the Ladies Auxiliary, Unit 100, Fleet Reserve Association, recently appointed to meet surface transports with dependents aboard.
The primary mission of the committee is to provide baby sitter services for ladies with children who are through passengers and desire to disembark for sight-seeing or shopping tours.
Private Cars Utilized
In addition, personal automobiles are used for transportation of dependents desiring to tour the Base.' Usually about six vehicles are required.
Commanding officers of surface
transports making Guantanamo Bay a port of call have been officially informed by Rear Admiral W.K. Phillips, ComNOB, of the services offered by the Ladies Auxiliary FRA, of this Base. The information was forwarded by official letter.
Jefferson, Adams Utilize Service Approximately thirty five passengers from the USS Thomas Jefferson and the same number from the USS President Adams have been the first dependents to avail themselves of the new service. Their expressions of gratitude and appreciation have been extremely gratifying. Five baby sitters were furnished for the Jefferson and one for the Adams. Six privately owned automobliles were used for each ship.
Ship's Chaplain Contacted
Upon arrival, the ship's Chaplain is contacted by the committee. Word is then passed over the ship's Public Address syste.m that the services are available at once.
Baby sitters are assigned, and individual parties are organized for each private vehicle, after which a tour of the Base begins. Tour Includes Housing Projects The tour usually includes the Naval Air Station, Ship's Services, Bargo Point, Newtown, and Marine Site Two. Many of the dependents
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NEW HOUSING UNITS AT BARGO ASSIGNED

Ten newly completed Bargo Point housing units were assigned on Monday, and an additional four on Wednesday. According to the Housing Yeoman, the waiting list for Bargo Point is down to thirty five families. The Newtown list, while moving more slowly, assigned two units on Friday, 4 November. One family on the Newtown list was assigned quarters elsewhere, while another family had their name deleted from the list. The Newtown housing list now stands at thirty - seven with two supernumaries.

USS SALEM TO RETURN,

The USS Salem (CA139) will arrive at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba about 1400, Sunday 13 November for special standardization trials of the Salem over the Guantanamo measured mile course. A board of inspection and survey consisting of Captain J. R. Rodgers, USN, Commander W. P. Hartung, USN, Lieutenant Commander H. J. Conger, Mr. D.A. Lundquist, and Mr. G. K. Brown will be aboard to observe the trials. Approximately five civilian newspaper and radio representatives from the Boston area are expected on board as guests of the Secretary of the Navy. The Salem will depart about 17 November.

BARNYARD MUSICIANS NEEDED
Plans are being formulated for a Hill-Billy band. LTJG W. L. Hayden, NAS Recreation Officer, has agreed to break out the necessary instruments and have them repaired, provided the boys really mean business. First class talent is always in demand for a good band of this type, and that includes a good "caller". If you are interested in becoming a member of the band, call the Indian and leave your name and where you may be reached. Old fashioned Square Dances and Paul Jones are lots of fun for both young and old. So, come on you wash-board beaters, let's hear from you.


U. S. Naval Operating Base, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Saturday, 12 November 1949


Vpl. IV No. 38








PaRe Two THE INDIAN Saturday, 12 November 1949


Editorial Office, NOB Administration Bldg.,
Room 205- Phone 254
Saturday, 12 November 1949
U. S. NAVAL OPERATING BASE
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Rear Admiral W. K. Phillips, USN
Commander
F. R. Pledger, ALC -------------- Editor
P. H. Teeter, LCDR --------- Staff Advisor
THE INDIAN is published weekly, financed by appropriated funds, printed on government equipment, for free distribution on the U. S. Naval Operating Base, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by order of the Base Commander.
THE INDIAN is published in compliance with the provisions of NAVEXOS-P-35 (Rev) 1945.
THE INDIAN uses Armed Forces Press Service Material, which may not be reprinted without permission of AFPS. All photographs used by THE INDIAN are official U. S. Navy pictures credited to the NAS Photo Lab. unless indicated otherwise.

N u r s e r y
News: Michele
iHildreth born
5 November to
LCDR and Mrs.
E. R. Hildreth,
Jr.; Baby girl
Piel born Tuesday, 8 November to BM3 and
NOTES Mrs.'Richard Piel.
CAPT Wilson, executive officer, has returned from leave in the United States and reports having had a fine time hunting and fishing. However, it's beginning to get a bit chilly up there and the Captain was very glad to return to sunny Cuba.
LT Frances R. Sullivan, NC, was detached this week for duty in the U. S. Miss Sullivan was on duty here only a short time, but had contributed much to the general welfare of the hospital and will be missed by her shipmates. Good luck, Miss Sullivan, we all hope you will enjoy your new duties.
RADM A. K. Morehouse has been a patient in SOQ for several days with pneumonia. His condition is improving rapidly and he should be able to resume his duties with ComAirLant in the near future.
The Officer's Bowling Team is holding its own in the league play now taking place. The HospitalDental aggregation has two teams and we are all hoping that one or the other will be able to bring home the trophy.
The Hospital Basketball Team has been having some strenuous workouts and are beginning to see results of their labors. Games with other teams on the Base before the regular season starts are desir-. ed. Anyone interested, contact Dr. Annon at 361 or Mr. Dutcher at 875.


'MORALE' vs. 'HAPPINESS'

The following exerpts from a letter written to the Commanding Officer of the Newport General Line School, Captain B. R. Harrison Jr., USN, by Vice Admiral R. B. 'Carney, USN, after his return to Washington from Newport, where he spoke to the staff and students of the Line School, were reprinted by permission of Captain Harrison in the Newport Naval Base "Navalog" and are re-printed here and commended to all hands by the Base Commander as being particularly timely and of vital interest.
"I am gratified that I happened to be on deck at a somewhat critical moment when some expression of the views of at least one senior officer in the Navy might be of help and guidance. In the Navy's history, there have been many times when the situation, both in battle and in peacetime, appeared to be critical, but the normal requirements and traditions of the sea had built character of a rugged fibre in the leaders of the moment, and their actions and reactions were of the stuff that has provided us with our traditions. In my own lifetime, I have experienced the crushing feeling that serious adversity is sure to bring; the knowledge that our fleet had been battered at Pearl Harbor was a stunning blow; the disaster that overtook our cruisers off Guadalcanal was something that it was impossible to rationalize and could only be accepted as a fact; there were other occasions when our efforts were not crowned with success. And yet out of all these disasters, a spirit of determination, like the Phoenix, rose from the ashes and swept every obstacle aside.
"Our present battle lacks the excitement that starts the secretion of adrenalin, but nevertheless there is an analogy, and I am firmly convinced that if we keep our reasoning flawless and sound, and have the wit and courage to present those reasons at every opportunity, logic will prevail and the Navy will maintain its proper place as a vital element in our national security.
"The principal thing is not to confuse 'morale' with 'happinessan idiot can be happy without having morale. If morale is the combined expression of integrity, intelligence, courage, and determination, it will never be 'shot' by adversity. If morale is merely a pleasant frame of mind induced by an unbroken series of favorable events, it is unsuitable as an element of military character and should be exorcized.
"Pardon me for soliloquizingit is merely that the matter is so close and so vital that it is difficult not to discuss the subject, particularly at this time."


CHURCH SERVICE SUNDAY Catholic Masses
0700-Naval Base Chapel 0900-Naval Base Chapel 1745-Naval Base Chapel Daily Mass - 0630
Confessions before all Masses Protestant Services
0930-Sunday School at Schoolhouse 1100-Naval Base Chapel Protestant Choir rehearsal each Thursday at 1930
Chaplains at this Activity CDR R. W. FAULK, USN
(Protestant)
LCDR Carl A. Herold, USN
(Catholic)

THE PROTESTANT
VESPERS
Protestant Vespers which is a very lively service at the Chapel and is becoming known as "The White Hat Service", meets at 1900, Station Chapel. The subject for discussion next Sunday will be "Did Jesus Believe In An Endless
Hell?" All "White Hats", teenagers or others with young ideas are invited.

DEPUTY CHIEF OF
CHAPLAINS VISTS GTMO

Rear Admiral Thornton C. Miller, CHC, USN, Deputy Chief of Chaplains, Bureau of Naval Personnel, arrived at Guantanamo Bay Friday evening, 4 November via Fleet Logistic Support Wings. Sunday's sermon at services at the Protestant Chapel was delivered by Chaplain Miller, who also assisted Chaplain Faulk with communion services.
While here, Chaplain Miller partook of typical Guantanamo relaxation by playing golf, and according to word received from LCDR P. H. Teeter, Aide to the Commander, he is a very good golfer, usually shooting in the high eighties. RADM Miller, continuing his Caribbean tour, departed for San Juan, P. R. Tuesday, 8 November.

DEPRESSING SILENCE

There's a story making the rounds about the old lighthouse keeper, stationed on a lonely isle in the Chesapeake Bay. On this island there was a cannon that was fired with a BANG every minute. One evening the old keeper was sitting in the lighthouse while the cannon continued to give forth it's inevitable BOOM every minute, promptly on the minute. However about this time, something went amiss, and there was one minute that the cannon failed to go off. The old lighthouse keeper jumped to his feet and cried out, "My God, what was that?"


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Saturday. 12 November 1949 THE INDIAN Pare Three


By CPL Ed Kazmierski
The Marine Barracks welcome
aboard a few more newcomers this past week. MSGT L.P. Stroud was seen at the docks furnishing the transportation for his relief, MSGT Lawrence J. Krohn. Motor Transport furnished the transportation for the remaining eight men; three of whom were SSGT's John Carter, Vito De Lorenzo and Paul Jacob. The Sgt's were Leroy Johnson, and Donald Pretsch, and last but not least were the PFC's namely Jack Lyvere, John Bullard
and Edward Tessey.
Seven of our men were sent
back to the states this past week aboard the USS President Adams.
Two of these men went back for separation from the service; the remainder of the group for further assignment to duty. The Staff NCO Club gave the usual farewell party O for SGT Speck, and what a party
it turned out to be! According to the Sgt. it was one party that will be long remembered. We all hated to see these men leave, and wish 'em mucho luck in their
future assignments.
Not too much activity took place
on de-ole volley ball court this past week. A forfeit against the 2nd Sect GdPlat was handed in by the 1st Sect GdPlat. That "Powerful" . Officers' ball club added 3 points
to their loot in a walk-away contest against that fightin' Staff team.
The three points gave the Officers the top seat along with the Headquarters team. A series of games remain in this close race, between the Officers (Powerhouse) and the "High Spirited" Headquarters team.
The team winning 2 out of 3 games in this remaining series will be
the Volley Ball Champs of 49.
Volleyball Standings
Team Points
Officers ------------------ 17
HqPlat -------------------17
2nd Section GdPlat -------- 9 Staff ---------------------6
1st Section GdPlat -------- 5

CHIEF DEASON IS
BETHESDA PATIENT
A letter written 1 November has . been received from Estel 0. Deason,
who was transferred to Bethesda Naval Medical Center the latter part of October for an operation.
While stationed at Guantanamo Bay, Chief Deason was attached to the NAS Boat Shed and was well liked by his shipmates. His letter displays splendid courage and spirit as his chief concern seemed to be the super abundance of pretty nurses. Chief Deason is . undergoing pre-surgical observation and study. Friends who desire to write him may address their letters to Ward 6-C, NNMC,
Bethesda, Maryland.


VU-10 NOTES

By F. R. Pledger, ALC
For the information of those who have not received "the word", we take great pleasure in passing along the dope that "Sy" Sauerheber, AMC, is the proud father of an Eagle, (Bald Eagle, that is), that happened on number seventeen hole at the golf course. The fact that Sy plays a mean game of golf can be verified by Ermis, ADC.
Abie Barham's la lecciones en Espanola, consisting of USAFI records, were called to a screeching halt temporarily to make way for a little Stateside liberty. Abie reports that Blues felt mighty comfortable in Miami.
Ray, the communicator, better known as "Chief Ninety-Eight Cents", (because he ain't quite a buck yet), just got bawled out for having a rusty bow and arrow. It seems that he and Anderson have sworn off smoking, with the stipulation that the first one caught puffing on a weed pays through the nose to the tune of cinco pesos.
A welcome is extended to L. H. Gignas, AN who arrived aboard from the USS Saipan and to A.A. McDonald, ALI, from the Receiving Station, Brooklyn, New York. Two propective civilians, L. Jones SD3 and S. Moore, SN were transferred this week to Jacksonville for discharge.

LADIES AUXILIARY
FRA INAUGURATE
DEPENDENT'S SERVICE
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bring cameras and take pictures of the local scenery, while others concentrate upon buying souvenirs.
According to Mrs. DeYoung, the visitors are extremely enthusiastic about the whole thing and many offer gifts to show their appreciation. These offers are invariably courteously refused. Enjoyment Is Sufficient Reward
The greatest reward which the committee members receive, is the genuine enjoyment registered in the faces of the travel-worn mothers after a few hours relaxation ashore. The spirit behind the work is highly commendable and from all appearances, these ladies have started something that will undoubtedly be set up at other stations, and is the GOLDEN RULE put to practical usage. Orchids to you, ladies.

P. O. CLUB MAKES
"ALL HANDS"
The October issue of All Hands Magazine, currently being distributed, carries a short item on Page 45 about the recent face-lifting and the creation of the "Flamingo Room" at the Petty Officers' Club.


TRAINING GROUP
TRIVIALS

By S. L. Dodge, YNC
As we go to press this week we find one new face around Building #15, in the person of HMC Burns. On the debit side of the ledger was the loss of Captain J. H. Lewis and his family when they departed on the President Adams on the 5th of November. Captain Lewis who was our Chief Staff Officer until his hospitalization will be missed by all who knew him, both his friends and the men who were privileged to serve with him. The Captain will be in the Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Va. for further hospitalization, and I'm sure a card would be gratefully received. In the White Hat department Rosar, YNSN packed his bag, and once again headed for the Island of Culebra off the coast of Puerto Rica.
Confucius say never get so wrapped in what's ahead-that forget to look at what's behind. A word to the wise-with a heavy foot on the accelerator.
Another person going around with that henpecked look is the old man, "Pappy" Verhoeven, his wife finally arrived. If you don't think he had a tough time getting the Mrs. down just ask him.
The word has been going around that Mr. Thomas acquired one of the better sail boats on the Base, or it might have been one of the better ones a few years back, say about ten. One more person in the Gunnery department has been having his troubles lately. It seems "Pop" Mulachy has been having some difficulty finding parts for that Bucket of Bolts he has registered as an automobile. There is also a smooth looking Ford that has been around the Training Group for quite a few moons without getting a chance to see the rest of the Base. I wouldn't know who it belongs to but, the fellows say he rides a red scooter with a side car. Better stick to the three wheeled means of getting about.
Congratulations are in store for LTJG Hansen and LTJG Perry. They just made LT also LT Hayward who made LCDR.
Our detective K.S.S.W. says he has nothing to report in this week's news so I guess that this just about covers everything.
AFTERTHOUGHTS:
Nowadays you can't judge a woman's character by her clothes; insufficient evidence.
Many an off-color story has been told about a blonde.
Debunking de-bunk . . .
Two heads are not better than one! Twice as many ears to wash.
Sgt.: "My girl has a figure like a million dollars."
Cpl.: "Oh, yeah. Then most of it is poorly invested."


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OFFICERS' BOWLING
LEAGUE

Continuing the play in the Officer's Club Bowling League, the Hospital-Dental American League combination took two of three games and total pin fall from the Marines Monday night. Tuesday evening the Naval Station bowlers also took two out of three games and total pins from the National League Training Group team. Wednesday' in th e American League, the*NSD team topped NOB in all games with an additional point for total pins. Standings at completion of play Wednesday night were as follows:
American League
Team W L Pins Pts. NSD ---------4 2 1 5
NOB ---------3 3 1 -4
FTG - 2 1 1 3 Hosp-Dent --- 2 4 1 3 Marines ------ 1 2 - 1 VU-10 --------0 0
Marines and VU-10 game postponed.
National League
Team W L Pins Pts. NavSta -------4 1 2 6 NAS --------- 3 0 1 4
Hosp-Dent ___ 2 1 1 3 VU-10 --------1 2 1
NSD ---------0 2
FTG ----------1 5
NavSta-NSD tied one game, playoff later date.
Individual averages for the ten high men at the end of the first week are as follows: Name Games Average Ondrasik, (NOB) .-- 3 173.3 Badger (NSD-A) ---- 3 171.3 Serig (NAS) -------- 3 169.6 Stevensen (FTG-A)_- 2 169 Ziz (NSD-A) -------- 3 164
Wilson (FTG-A) --- 3 160.3 Peterson (FTG-A)_-- 2 159.5 Kinball (NSD-A) ---- 2 155 Lukacs (NAS) ------- 3 153 Jones (Hosp-Dental-) 3 150.3 Team high single game, NSD
(A), 825; Individual high single game, Badger, 232; Individual high three games, Ondrasik, 520.

SPORT SHORTS

Philadelphia (AFPS) - Retirement of Connie Mack at the end of his 50th season as manager of the Athletics next year is hinted by his son, Connie, Jr. Another son, Earle, is expected to succeed the elder Mack "when the time comes," Earle Mack has been field manager for the A's.

(SEA)-In the first naval action of the War of 1812, on 13 August, the U. S. frigate Essex under Captain Porter captured the British sloop Alert.


ALL-STAR-CUBAN SERIES
COMMENCE
By H.L. Broughton
Thursday night marked the first game of a series of four wins out of seven games to be played off between the NOB All-Stars and the Civilians. All-Star games are to be played every Tuesday and Thursday night (except Thanksgiving night), commencing at 1930, at the Fleet Recreation diamond. Baseball enthusiasts will be delighted to know that the Cuban team is picked from stars of the Industrial League that was so popular on the Base in 1946 and 1947. So if you want to see some real heads-up baseball, come on out and watch these two crack teams battle it out on the diamond.

SPORTS QUIZ
By Armed Forces Press Service
QUESTIONS
1. An outdoor polo team is made up of four players, but how many comprise an indoor team?
2. In football the rules state that goal posts must not exceed 20 feet in height, with a cross-bar ten feet from the ground. How far apart should the two posts be?
3. In what year did Babe Ruth set the major league home run mark for one season? How many four-base knocks did he powerhouse?
4. How long is a period of pldy in ice hockey?
5. Do you know the distance from the foul line to the center of the No. 1 pin on a regulation bowling alley?
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WAR GAMES IN ARTIC
Washington (AFPS)-As a climax to the training in the Navy's cold-weather exercises, the Marines staged an amphibious assault landing on Cape Porcupine, Labrador.
The landings were made under combat conditions with minesweeping operations, underwater demolition team swimmers, air cover from USS Sicily and simulated shore bombardment f r o m supporting ships.
Forty-one vessels, including a Canadian destroyer, took part in the North Atlantic exercise known as "Noramex" (Northern Amphibious Exercise). Personnel involved numbered 11,660 - 8,530 were members of Navy ships, and 3,130 in the Marine force.


HOW TO RAISE THE
VALUE OF YOUR
PAY RAISE

Military personnel now draw more pay. Good Thing. It's needed and deserved extra money. Not as much as you want? Few men ever get that much. But, it can become big money for you if you do the wise thing with it. SAVE a part of it.
Even a little money saved systematically grows into big money more quickly than you may realize. Spend 62/2 cents. See how little of lasting value you get for it. Save 621/2 cents a day-$18.75 a month, stow it away safely in a United States Savings Bond and watch it grow.
In one (1) year 622 cents a day grows to $225.00 and nets you twelve (12) United States Savings Bonds. In just five (5) years invested in U. S. Savings Bonds it grows to $1,161.00-more than ONE GRAND-That, as the saying is, "ain't hay".
In only ten (10) years it grows to $2,505.00, with a maturity value of $3,000.00. By reinvesting the principal and interest as your bonds mature and keeping your original allotment for another ten years, look "wha hoppens". At the end of twenty (20) years you will have invested from your pay $4,500.00 in Savings Bonds which will have an immediate cash value of $5,843.00, with a maturity value of $7,000.00. This is a clear profit of $2,500.00.
Put a part of your Pay Raise in a Savings Bond Allotment. That's the SURE, SAFE way to get the good things that money can buy. The EASY WAY to EASY STREET.





NAVAL STATION LYCEUM
Saturday 12 November
SHORT SUBJECT PROGRAM
Sunday 13 November
PORT SAID
William Bishop Gloria Henry
Monday 14 November UNCONQUERED
Gary Cooper Paulette Goddard
Tuesday 15 November
I REMEMBER MAMA
Irene Dunn Barbara Geddes
Wednesday 16 November DAISY KENYON
Joan Crawford Dana Andrews
Thursday 17 November
WISTFUL WIDOW OF
WAGON GAP
Bud Abbot Lou Costallo
Friday 18 November
DEAR MURDER
Eric Portman Greta Gynt


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___ian Val. IV No. 38 U. S. Naval Operating Base, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Saturday, 12 November 1949 WORLD WAR I VETS HOLD GET TOGETHER Approximately thirty veterans of World War I attended an informal observance of the eleventh anniversary of Armistice Day, with a # meeting and luncheon on Friday, 11 November. The program began at 1045 in the rustic setting of the O Marine Site family restaurant. At 1100 a toast was made to all departed comrades, followed by visiting and gabfest by the comrades who were present. Liquid refreshments were served until 1200, followed by a Dutch Treat lunch which was immensely enjoyed by all. Those attending were: Rear Admiral W. K. Phillips, ComNOB, the actual instigator of the celebration; Captain J. H. Robbins, MC, USN, Commander S. H. Pierce, USNR, TEC L. M. Gustofson, USN, SKC George Greenwood, USN, QMC F. Harnig, USN, R. V. Smith, C. V. Agdamag, C. L. Ziz, W. F. Griffin, L. C. Becker, Clarence Proctor, N. L. Shoop, J. H. Solomon, Francisco Ross, M. E. Francis, C. H. Binger R. T. Beatty, R. J. Hummel, C. Luciano, Louis Taylor, J. Johnson, W. J. Wilson. WIFE OF FTG OFFICER FIRST GTMO V6 ENLISTEE Mrs. Isobel R. Scarborough, wife of LCDR F. G. Scarborough, FTG Engineer Officer, became the first woman to enlist in the U. S. Naval service on the Naval Operating Base, Tuesday, when she was sworn in for a four-year enlistment as YN2, USNR by RADM W. K. Phillips, Base Commander. Mrs. Scarborough originally served as a WAVE from March, 1944 to March, 1946, during which time she received basic Wave training at Hunter College and attended yeoman school at Cedar Falls, Iowa prior to service at the Naval Damage Control Training Center, Philadelphia, Pa. O(SEA)-The old naval frigate was the cruiser of her day. She had one gun deck below her spar-deck or topmost deck, and generally carried from 28 to 44 guns. LADIES AUXILIARY FRA INAUGURATE DEPENDENT'S SERVICE Mrs. S. N. DeYoung, Mrs. F. T. Hart, Mrs. J. L. Johnson and Mrs. H. A. Dunlap are members of a committee representing the Ladies Auxiliary, Unit 100, Fleet Reserve Association, recently appointed to meet surface transports with dependents aboard. The primary mission of the committee is to provide baby sitter services for ladies with children who are through passengers and desire to disembark for sight-seeing or shopping tours. Private Cars Utilized In addition, personal automobiles are used for transportation of dependents desiring to tour the Base. Usually about six vehicles are required. Commanding officers of surface transports making Guantanamo Bay a port of call have been officially informed by Rear Admiral W. K. Phillips, ComNOB, of the services offered by the Ladies Auxiliary FRA, of this Base. The information was forwarded by official letter. Jefferson, Adams Utilize Service Approximately thirty five passengers from the USS Thomas Jefferson and the same number from the USS President Adams have been the first dependents to avail themselves of the new service. Their expressions of gratitude and appreciation have been extremely gratifying. Five baby sitters were furnished for the Jefferson and one for the Adams. Six privately owned automobliles were used for each ship. Ship's Chaplain Contacted Upon arrival, the ship's Chaplain is contacted by the committee. Word is then passed over the ship's Public Address system that the services are available at once. Baby sitters are assigned, and individual parties are organized for each private vehicle, after which a tour of the Base begins. Tour Includes Housing Projects The tour usually includes the Naval Air Station, Ship's Services, Bargo Point, Newtown, and Marine Site Two. Many of the dependents (Continued on Page Three) NEW HOUSING UNITS AT BARGO ASSIGNED Ten newly completed Bargo Point housing units were assigned on Monday, and an additional four on Wednesday. According to the Housing Yeoman, the waiting list for Bargo Point is down to thirty five families. The Newtown list, while moving more slowly, assigned two units on Friday, 4 November. One family on the Newtown list was assigned quarters elsewhere, while another family had their name deleted from the list. The Newtown housing list now stands at thirty -seven with two supernumaries. USS SALEM TO RETURN The USS Salem (CA139) will arrive at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba about 1400, Sunday 13 November for special standardization trials of the Salem over the Guantanamo measured mile course. A board of inspection and survey consisting of Captain J. R. Rodgers, USN, Commander W. P. Hartung, USN, Lieutenant Commander H. J. Conger, Mr. D. A. Lundquist, and Mr. G. K. Brown will be aboard to observe the trials. Approximately five civilian newspaper and radio representatives from the Boston area are expected on board as guests of the Secretary of the Navy. The Salem will depart about 17 November. BARNYARD MUSICIANS NEEDED Plans are being formulated for a Hill-Billy band. LTJG W. L. Hayden, NAS Recreation Officer, has agreed to break out the necessary instruments and have them repaired, provided the boys really mean business. First class talent is always in demand for a good band of this type, and that includes a good "caller". If you are interested in becoming a member of the band, call the Indian and leave your name and where you may be reached. Old fashioned Square Dances and Paul Jones are lots of fun for both young and old. So, come on you wash-board beaters, let's hear from you.

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Pare Two THE INDIAN Saturday, 12 November 1949 Editorial Office, NOB Administration Bldg., Room 205Phone 254 Saturday, 12 November 1949 U. S. NAVAL OPERATING BASE Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Rear Admiral W. K. Phillips, USN Commander F. R. Pledger, ALC ----------------Editor P. H. Teeter, LCDRStaff Advisor THE INDIAN is published weekly, fnanced by appropriated funds, printed on government equipment, for free distribution on the U. S. Naval Operating Base, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by order of the Base Commander. THE INDIAN is published in compliance with the provisions of NAVEXOS-P-35 (1ev) 1945. THE INDIAN uses Armed Forces Press Service Material, which may not be reprinted without permission of AFPS. All photographs used by THE INDIAN are official U. S. Navy pictures credited to the NAS Photo Lab. unless indicated otherwise. Nursery News: Michele Hildreth born L"Saturday, 5 November to LCDR and Mrs. E. R. Hildreth, Jr.; Baby girl Piel born Tuesday, 8 November to BM3 and NOTES Mrs. Richard Piel. CAPT Wilson, executive officer, has returned from leave in the United States and reports having had a fine time hunting and fishing. However, it's beginning to get a bit chilly up there and the Captain was very glad to return to sunny Cuba. LT Frances R. Sullivan, NC, was detached this week for duty in the U. S. Miss Sullivan was on duty here only a short time, but had contributed much to the general welfare of the hospital and will be missed by her shipmates. Good luck, Miss Sullivan, we all hope you will enjoy your new duties. RADM A. K. Morehouse has been a patient in SOQ for several days with pneumonia. His condition is improving rapidly and he should be able to resume his duties with CornAirLant in the near future. The Officer's Bowling Team is holding its own in the league play now taking place. The HospitalDental aggregation has two teams and we are all hoping that one or the other will be able to bring home the trophy. The Hospital Basketball Team has been having some strenuous workouts and are beginning to see results of their labors. Games with other teams on the Base before the regular season starts are desired. Anyone interested, contact Dr. Annon at 361 or Mr. Dutcher at 875. 'MORALE' vs. 'HAPPINESS' The following exerpts from a letter written to the Commanding Officer of the Newport General Line School, Captain B. R. Harrison Jr., USN, by Vice Admiral R. B. Carney, USN, after his return to Washington from Newport, where he spoke to the staff and students of the Line School, were reprinted by permission of Captain Harrison in the Newport Naval Base "Navalog" and are re-printed here and commended to all hands by the Base Commander as being particularly timely and of vital interest. "I am gratified that I happened to be on deck at a somewhat critical moment when some expression of the views of at least one senior officer in the Navy might be of help and guidance. In the Navy's history, there have been many times when the situation, both in battle and in peacetime, appeared to be critical, but the normal requirements and traditions of the sea had built character of a rugged fibre in the leaders of the moment, and their actions and reactions were of the stuff that has provided us with our traditions. In my own lifetime, I have experienced the crushing feeling that serious adversity is sure to bring; the knowledge that our fleet had been battered at Pearl Harbor was a stunning blow; the disaster that overtook our cruisers off Guadalcanal was something that it was impossible to rationalize and could only be accepted as a fact; there were other occasions when our efforts were not crowned with success. And yet out of all these disasters, a spirit of determination, like the Phoenix, rose from the ashes and swept every obstacle aside. "Our present battle lacks the excitement that starts the secretion of adrenalin, but nevertheless there is an analogy, and I am firmly convinced that if we keep our reasoning flawless and sound, and have the wit and courage to present those reasons at every opportunity, logic will prevail and the Navy will maintain its proper place as a vital element in our national security. "The principal thing is not to confuse 'morale' with 'happiness'an idiot can be happy without having morale. If morale is the combined expression of integrity, intelligence, courage, and determination, it will never be 'shot' by adversity. If morale is merely a pleasant frame of mind induced by an unbroken series of favorable events, it is unsuitable as an element of military character and should be exorcized. "Pardon me for soliloquizingit is merely that the matter is so close and so vital that it is difficult not to discuss the subject, particularly at this time." CHURCH SERVICE SUNDAY Catholic Masses 0700-Naval Base Chapel 0900-Naval Base Chapel 1745-Naval Base Chapel Daily Mass -0630 Confessions before all Masses Protestant Services 0930-Sunday School at Schoolhouse 1100-Naval Base Chapel Protestant Choir rehearsal each Thursday at 1930 Chaplains at this Activity CDR R. W. FAULK, USN (Protestant) LCDR Carl A. Herold, USN (Catholic) THE PROTESTANT VESPERS Protestant Vespers which is a very lively service at the Chapel and is becoming known as "The White Hat Service", meets at 1900, Station Chapel. The subject for discussion next Sunday will be "Did Jesus Believe In An Endless Hell?" All "White Hats", teenagers or others with young ideas are invited. DEPUTY CHIEF OF CHAPLAINS VISTS GTMO Rear Admiral Thornton C. Miller, CHC, USN, Deputy Chief of Chaplains, Bureau of Naval Personnel, arrived at Guantanamo Bay Friday evening, 4 November via Fleet Logistic Support Wings. Sunday's sermon at services at the Protestant Chapel was delivered by Chaplain Miller, who also assisted Chaplain Faulk with communion services. While here, Chaplain Miller partook of typical Guantanamo relaxation by playing golf, and according to word received from LCDR P. H. Teeter, Aide to the Commander, he is a very good golfer, usually shooting in the high eighties. RADM Miller, continuing his Caribbean tour, departed for San Juan, P. R. Tuesday, 8 November. DEPRESSING SILENCE There's a story making the rounds about the old lighthouse keeper, stationed on a lonely isle in the Chesapeake Bay. On this island there was a cannon that was fired with a BANG every minute. One evening the old keeper was sitting in the lighthouse while the cannon continued to give forth it's inevitable BOOM every minute, promptly on the minute. However about this time, something went amiss, and there was one minute that the cannon failed to go off. The old lighthouse keeper jumped to his feet and cried out, "My God, what was that?" 0 0 e Pare Two THE INDIAN Saturday, 12 November 1949

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Saturday, 12 November 1949 By CPL Ed Kazmierski The Marine Barracks welcome aboard a few more newcomers this past week. MSGT L. P. Stroud was seen at the docks furnishing the transportation for his relief, MSGT Lawrence J. Krohn. Motor Transport furnished the transportation for the remaining eight men; three of whom were SSGT's John Carter, Vito De Lorenzo and Paul Jacob. The Sgt's were Leroy Johnson, and Donald Pretsch, and last but not least were the PFC's namely Jack Lyvere, John Bullard and Edward Tessey. Seven of our men were sent back to the states this past week aboard the USS President Adams. Two of these men went back for separation from the service; the remainder of the group for further assignment to duty. The Staff NCO Club gave the usual farewell party .for SGT Speck, and what a party it turned out to be! According to the Sgt. it was one party that will be long remembered. We all hated to see these men leave, and wish 'em mucho luck in their future assignments. Not too much activity took place on de-ole volley ball court this past week. A forfeit against the 2nd Sect GdPlat was handed in by the 1st Sect GdPlat. That "Powerful" .Officers' ball club added 3 points to their loot in a walk-away contest against that fightin' Staff team. The three points gave the Officers the top seat along with the Headquarters team. A series of games remain in this close race, between the Officers (Powerhouse) and the "High Spirited" Headquarters team. The team winning 2 out of 3 games in this remaining series will be the Volley Ball Champs of 49. Volleyball Standings Team Points Officers -----------------17 HqPlat ------------------17 2nd Section GdPlat -------9 Staff --------------------6 1st Section GdPlat ---------5 CHIEF DEASON IS BETHESDA PATIENT A letter written 1 November has .been received from Estel 0. Deason, who was transferred to Bethesda Naval Medical Center the latter part of October for an operation. While stationed at Guantanamo Bay, Chief Deason was attached to the NAS Boat Shed and was well liked by his shipmates. His letter displays splendid courage and spirit as his chief concern seemed to be the super abundance of pretty nurses. Chief Deason is undergoing pre-surgical observation and study. Friends who desire to write him may address their letters to Ward 6-C, NNMC, Bethesda, Maryland. VU-10 NOTES By F. R. Pledger, ALC For the information of those who have not received "the word", we take great pleasure in passing along the dope that "Sy" Sauerheber, AMC, is the proud father of an Eagle, (Bald Eagle, that is), that happened on number seventeen hole at the golf course. The fact that Sy plays a mean game of golf can be verified by Ermis, ADC. Abie Barham's la lecciones en Espanola, consisting of USAFI records, were called to a screeching halt temporarily to make way for a little Stateside liberty. Abie reports that Blues felt mighty comfortable in Miami. Ray, the communicator, better known as "Chief Ninety-Eight Cents", (because he ain't quite a buck yet), just got bawled out for having a rusty bow and arrow. It seems that he and Anderson have sworn off smoking, with the stipulation that the first one caught puffing on a weed pays through the nose to the tune of cinco pesos. A welcome is extended to L. H. Gignas, AN who arrived aboard from the USS Saipan and to A. A. McDonald, ALI, from the Receiving Station, Brooklyn, New York. Two propective civilians, L. Jones SD3 and S. Moore, SN were transferred this week to Jacksonville for discharge. LADIES AUXILIARY FRA INAUGURATE DEPENDENT'S SERVICE (Continued from Page One) bring cameras and take pictures of the local scenery, while others concentrate upon buying souvenirs. According to Mrs. DeYoung, the visitors are extremely enthusiastic about the whole thing and many offer gifts to show their appreciation. These offers are invariably courteously refused. Enjoyment Is Sufficient Reward The greatest reward which the committee members receive, is the genuine enjoyment registered in the faces of the travel-worn mothers after a few hours relaxation ashore. The spirit behind the work is highly commendable and from all appearances, these ladies have started something that will undoubtedly be set up at other stations, and is the GOLDEN RULE put to practical usage. Orchids to you, ladies. P. O. CLUB MAKES "ALL HANDS" The October issue of All Hands Magazine, currently being distributed, carries a short item on Page 45 about the recent face-lifting and the creation of the "Flamingo Room" at the Petty Officers' Club. TRAINING GROUP TRIVIALS By S. L. Dodge, YNC As we go to press this week we find one new face around Building #15, in the person of HMC Burns. On the debit side of the ledger was the loss of Captain J. H. Lewis and his family when they departed on the President Adams on the 5th of November. Captain Lewis who was our Chief Staff Officer until his hospitalization will be missed by all who knew him, both his friends and the men who were privileged to serve with him. The Captain will be in the Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Va. for further hospitalization, and I'm sure a card would be gratefully received. In the White Hat department Rosar, YNSN packed his bag, and once again headed for the Island of Culebra off the coast of Puerto Rica. Confucius say never get so wrapped in what's ahead-that forget to look at what's behind. A word to the wise-with a heavy foot on the accelerator. Another person going around with that henpecked look is the old man, "Pappy" Verhoeven, his wife finally arrived. If you don't think he had a tough time getting the Mrs. down just ask him. The word has been going around that Mr. Thomas acquired one of the better sail boats on the Base, or it might have been one of the better ones a few years back, say about ten. One more person in the Gunnery department has been having his troubles lately. It seems "Pop" Mulachy has been having some difficulty finding parts for that Bucket of Bolts he has registered as an automobile. There is also a smooth looking Ford that has been around the Training Group for quite a few moons without getting a chance to see the rest of the Base. I wouldn't know who it belongs to but, the fellows say he rides a red scooter with a side car. Better stick to the three wheeled means of getting about. Congratulations are in store for LTJG Hansen and LTJG Perry. They just made LT also LT Hayward who made LCDR. Our detective K.S.S.W. says he has nothing to report in this week's news so I guess that this just about covers everything. AFTERTHOUGHTS: Nowadays you can't judge a woman's character by her clothes; insufficient evidence. Many an off-color story has been told about a blonde. $ * Debunking de-bunk Two heads are not better than one! Twice as many ears to wash. * Sgt.: "My girl has a figure like a million dollars." Cpl.: "Oh, yeah. Then most of it is poorly invested." THE INDIAN Page Three

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Saturday 12 November 1949 THE INDIAny N OFFICERS' BOWLING LEAGUE Continuing the play in the Officer's Club Bowling League, the Hospital-Dental American League combination took two of three games and total pin fall from the Marines Monday night. Tuesday evening the Naval Station bowlers also took two out of three games and total pins from the National League Training Group team. Wednesday in the American League, the NSD team topped NOB in all games with an additional point for total pins. Standings at completion of play Wednesday night were as follows: American League Team W L Pins Pts. NSD ---------4 2 1 5 NOB -__ -3 3 1 .4 FTG --------2 1 1 3 Hosp-Dent 2 4 1 3 Marines -------1 2 1 VU-10 --------0 0 -Marines and VU-10 game postponed. National League Team W L Pins Pts. NavSta -------4 1 2 6 NAS -------3 0 1 4 Hosp-Dent 2 1 1 3 VU-10 --------1 2 -1 NSD --------0 2 FTG -----1 5 1 NavSta-NSD tied one game, playoff later date. Individual averages for the ten high men at the end of the first week are as follows: Name Games Average Ondrasik, (NOB) --3 173.3 Badger (NSD-A)---3 171.3 Serig (NAS)-------3 169.6 Stevensen (FTG-A)2 169 Ziz (NSD-A)-------3 164 Wilson (FTG-A)3 160.3 Peterson (FTG-A)___ 2 159.5 Kinball (NSD-A)---2 155 Lukacs (NAS)-----3 153 Jones (Hosp-Dental-) 3 150.3 Team high single game, NSD (A), 825; Individual high single game, Badger, 232; Individual high three games, Ondrasik, 520. SPORT SHORTS Philadelphia (AFPS) -Retirement of Connie Mack at the end of his 50th season as manager of the Athletics next year is hinted by his son, Connie, Jr. Another son, Earle, is expected to succeed the elder Mack "when the time comes," Earle Mack has been field manager for the A's. (SEA)-In the first naval action of the War of 1812, on 13 August, the U. S. frigate Essex under Captain Porter captured the British sloop Alert. ALL-STAR-CUBAN SERIES COMMENCE By H. L. Broughton Thursday night marked the first game of a series of four wins out of seven games to be played off between the NOB All-Stars and the Civilians. All-Star games are to be played every Tuesday and Thursday night (except Thanksgiving night), commencing at 1930, at the Fleet Recreation diamond. Baseball enthusiasts will be delighted to know that the Cuban team is picked from stars of the Industrial League that was so popular on the Base in 1946 and 1947. So if you want to see some real heads-up baseball, come on out and watch these two crack teams battle it out on the diamond. SPORTS QUIZ By Armed Forces Press Service QUESTIONS 1. An outdoor polo team is made up of four players, but how many comprise an indoor team? 2. In football the rules state that goal posts must not exceed 20 feet in height, with a cross-bar ten feet .from the ground. How far apart should the two posts be? 3. In what year did Babe Ruth set the major league home run mark for one season? How many four-base knocks did he powerhouse? 4. How long is a period of play in ice hockey? 5. Do you know the distance from the foul line to the center of the No. 1 pin on a regulation bowling alley? W aaJ AxTS IC cold-weather e ercss the Maines To spo ad aaibi a e ataa lad .SUH 09 'L961 'E "saipul xis laal uaalit,2 "Z soopui padi si wrods al uade comat con uaitu aath miu s S119AkSNV WAR GAMES IN ARTIC Washington (AFPS)-As a climax to the training in the Navy's cold-weather exercises, the Marines staged an amphibious assault landing on Cape Porcupine, Labrador. The landings were made under combat conditions with minesweeping operations, underwater demolition team swimmers, air cover from USS Sicily and simulated shore bombardment f r o in supporting ships. Forty-one vessels, including a Canadian destroyer, took part in the North Atlantic exercise known as "Noramex" (Northern Amphibious Exercise). Personnel involved numbered 11,660 -8,530 were members of Navy ships, and 3,130 in the Marine force. 0 HOW TO RAISE THE VALUE OF YOUR PAY RAISE Military personnel now draw more pay. Good Thing. It's needed and deserved extra money. Not as much as you want? Few men ever get that much. But, it can become big money for you if you do the wise thing with it. SAVE a part of it. Even a little money saved systematically grows into big money more quickly than you may realize. Spend 62 cents. See how little of lasting value you get for it. Save 62% cents a day-$18.75 a month, stow it away safely in a United States Savings Bond and watch it grow. In one (1) year 621/2 cents a day grows to $225.00 and nets you twelve (12) United States Savings Bonds. In just five (5) years invested in U. S. Savings Bonds it grows to $1,161.00-more than ONE GRAND-That, as the saying is, "ain't hay". In only ten (10) years it grows to $2,505.00, with a maturity value of $3,000.00. By reinvesting the principal and interest as your bonds mature and keeping your original allotment for another ten years, look "wha hoppens". At the end of twenty (20) years you will have invested from your pay $4,500.00 in Savings Bonds which will have an immediate cash value of $5,843.00, with a maturity value of $7,000.00. This is a clear profit of $2,500.00. Put a part of your Pay Raise in a Savings Bond Allotment. That's the SURE, SAFE way to get the good things that money can buy. The EASY WAY to EASY STREET. NAVAL STATION LYCEUM Saturday 12 November SHORT SUBJECT PROGRAM Sunday 13 November PORT SAID William Bishop Gloria Henry Monday 14 November UNCONQUERED Gary Cooper Paulette Goddard Tuesday 15 November I REMEMBER MAMA Irene Dunn Barbara Geddes Wednesday 16 November DAISY KENYON Joan Crawford Dana Andrews Thursday 17 November WISTFUL WIDOW OF WAGON GAP Bud Abbot Lou Costallo Friday 18 November DEAR MURDER Eric Portman Greta Gynt 0 Saturday 12 Novembe 9 THE INDIAN Otmo. 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