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A VOICoE OF 'THE PEOPLE Vol. II, No. 19 U. S. Naval Base, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Sunday, May 7, 1961 New Officers And Last Meeting Of The Year For PTA At the last meeting of the Parent-Teachers' Association, Tuesday, May 2, four new Association officers were elected by acclamation. The newly elected officers are, from the left: CDR J. Enberg, MC, President; J. H. Geralds, DKC, Treasurer; R. A. Kemp, Secretary, and Myron Pauley, Vice President. PTA Election Of Officers For Coming Year Tuesday evening, May 2 marked the last Parent-Teachers' Association meeting for this school year. The meeting was headlined by the election of PTA officers for the next school year. The nominations for the offices were made at a previous meeting, and since there were no other nominations, the nominees were elected by acclamation. Officers for the coming year are: President, CDR J. Enberg, MC; Vice President, Myron Pauley; Secretary, R. A. Kemp, and Treasurer, J. H. Geralds, DKC. After the election, the members of the PTA present at this meeting pleged their allegiance to the new officers and the officers took the oath of office. The William T. Sampson High School Band and Choral Group under the direction of R. E. Siebens, their music teacher, provided entertainment for the meeting. Refreshments for the PTA members were furnished by the High School mothers. "Good Show Boys" r. W. R. Bernhardy, coach of the William T. Sampson High School football team presents his team with their awards at the banquet held in the teenagers' honor on Tuesday, March 27. RADM E. J. O'Donnell expresed his views on the importance of today's teenager being tomorrow's adult, in a short speech at the banquet. The William T. Sampson High School Choral Group under the direction of Mr. R. E. Siebens, William T. Sampson music teacher, sang five numbers at the PTA meeting. Mr. R. E. Siebens again directs, this time the William T. Sampson High School Band. The Band led off with the "Challanger March" and played five other songs and marches. EM Designs Barge Joe Eggert, DMSN, checks the scaled dimensions on the model of a diving barge he is designing for Ship's Department. The barge will be made from an LCM-3 and the paper work is expected to be finished this month. It is hoped the diving barge will be completed and ready for use late this year. The young draftsman works in the Ship's Department Planning Office. Officer-in-Charge is LT P. F. Allen.
Sunday, May 7, 1961 THE SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT Gitmo Gazette News Received S News Delivered S The Gitmo Gazette staff delivers some 400 copies of the paper to housing areas on the Base. The Gitmo Gazette is under the editorship of Lee Pelsinger, J02, and Joe Johns, J03, is assistant editor. There are five men on the staff. Delivering the Gazette are, in Jeep, Ulrich Shoenfeldt, and Roger Whitcomb. M. G. Eschete is carrying a Gazette to a door step. Gitmo IBM School Ulrich Shoenfeldt, SA, foreground and M. G. Eschete, SA, members of the Gitmo Gazette staff, pull copy off the teletypes in the WGBY News Room. The news for the Gazette comes from United Press International in both English and Spanish. This is the start of the Gitmo Gazette which is delivered to your home. See Story page three, Sunday Supplement. N.W.C. Installs Officers IBM Punch Card Machine operation is being taught in the IBM room of NSD each Saturday. The classes begin at 10 a.m. and last for an hour and a half. There are five students per class and four classes each Saturday. Captain N. W. James III, Commanding Officer, NSD, (background) was invited to see the progress made by the classes. Instructors for the IBM schooling are J. W. Vail MAC and C. B. Brasewell, MA2. Pat Knepp is presented her "Badge of Office" by Chaplain R. K. Wilson. Mrs. Knepp was elected President of the Guantanamo Bay Navy Wives Club. The installation was held in the Caribbean Room of the CPO Club, Thursday, April 27. Highlights of the retirement parade which will be held on Monday at the Athletic Field will be featured in the Sunday Supplement next weekend. Be sure and look for action photo coverage of the color ful ceremonies conducted in honor of the fire retiring men. C. B. Brasewell, MA2, IBM instructor helps Betty McGowan (left) and Ellen Ewell, students in the IBM Punch Card Machine school held at NSD. A. v Page 2 ._
THE SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT E _FINGERS AND STEADY NErVES DO IT From the wires of UnIiteciPress Inter national to the barracks and homes at Guantanamo, the Git o Gazette covers the Base with a blanht of the 1a test world ndws for you the reader. Most ships,smali bases and lare shore installations have newspapers,but few have a.10 page daily. Our paper is quite a feat in itself; there is much time spent analyzing the news to bring the best to you from the miles ofTeletype copy recei'vd in the WGBY newsroom, The Gazette is the olyi carrier ofnaws both stateside and wo1rid wide which is designed to reach all Base personnel. It is probably the individual's most important link with the rest of th. world, and it is vital to all of us to know what is happening, when it hape.ns and where it happens. The staff of the Gazette starts their ayr at 7 a.m. and finishes about 7rp.m. if they're lucky. It's wht goes on during that twelve hour stretch that c"untc" Lee Pelsinger, J02 is the Editor of the Gazette and also. serves in the capa city of news analyst. He will deliver the most interesting and up-to-date news to Joe Johns, J03. Joe will re-read the news and make corrections which may be necessary-due-t othetpybeirg garble d. The Assistant Editor will then set up each page according to the importance of each story. Each page serves its own particular function in the Gazette. For instance, page eight is for editorials only, pages four and five are reserved for world and stateside news briefs. There are three staff typists with the Gazete. It is their job to transfer the news to the stencils. These mn unmercifully pound their typewriters from 8 aan, to 1 p.m., often forsaking the noon meal to hove the paper out at a reasonable hour. The weekends present a special problem to the Gazette staffers, since the Cuban employees who normally run the reproducing machines for the Gazette is off Saturdey and Sunday. This means one of typists will be running off the 'prs while the others type under a onemnshort handicap. After the paper is "put to bed!' the Gitmo Gazette staff stapels 400 copies of the ten page paper (larger on Sundays) and delivers them to var ious housing units. There is much glory attached to pro ducing the Gazette, just the feeling of *self satisfaction of knowing they have done their best to inform their .shipm.tes and Base residents about the news in our rapidly changing world. WThen a rounrer iso'nIn the juic and enor ears Ofbhis high school e. uca ion, 1e wil often stop to ask hair sl tTAt o want to do to earn 1liihoo 1?" How is a person 16, 17, or l: yea:. old. to know how he or she wants to wo_ for the rest of their lives? There at many persons double that age who arena' quite sure, and some perhaps .'l degree ttirns in professions. One way aryouth can be helped in th complex decision is to let him sakpl various s jobs and professions. J. W. Vail, Chief Machine Accountant, with Na1val Supply Depot ha s expressed.ar interest in helping the youngsters l-b an therIBM:punch card rachih s Heand C. M. Brassewell, MA2, give instructions to dependents on the operations of t IBM machines. Chief Vail waits to start a program using professional navy people to teach interested high schoolers in the in structor's particular field. The ground work yor this prct is under way now Pcrsons interested in teaching a class shou contact Chief Vail for furtheA details. .L you tnin, Yhat could possible come of thi?" ,look at it this way: ary o'1f the youngsters graduating frc, Wiliam T. Sampson High School this yea are not prlanningo a college education Ot h graduate s,there will be som with no possible job opportunity due t a voice in his experience. If you can help this young man or woman decide on particular field of endeavor, you hay. helped to mold torderrow' s adults. You can make then the kind of citizens that their families and employers will bt proud of. They will not have to wande about from j'b .to job trying to decide where to s'ttle. Wth y ciur help they will have an insi --u to an occupation that will appeal their:personality and experience. jT RMENT PARADE SATEDFOR MONDAY The Retirement Parade and pass in review, will be held Monday, 8 May at 1600, Cooper Field. At.that time, Captain Paul Bjarnasson, Anthony Marzolla, GMi, Edmond R, Wrobleski, BM2 and William M. Nichols, iE1. will be honored on, their retirement. Following th.e parade and pas e1,in re view, there will be a reception hoste by Rear Admiral and Mrs .E. J,0 'Donnel. on the patio at the White Hat Club. All base personnel,: dependents, ani civilians are invited to attend. S UNDAUI IY, 7 MAY 1 961 PAGE 3
SUDAY, 7 MAY 1.961. GITTMO SPORTS CORNER By James Prejean 0r n several hits by his team mates was not enough to stop Naval Station who now has five wins and no losses. oe errors by NAS were costly and a ok the decision 3 to 0 with S oing the route for the Indians. pitchers struck out twelve batsmen apiece and Sweirzb did not even give up a walk. Stago has won all three of his games and has not given up an earned run. The Indians meet the Marines Sunday in their last game of the first round and this game will decide plenty. At present the Marines have a 4 won and 1 loss record and Naval Station has a 5 won, no loss record. Therefore, as you can see, this g--m is of great importance to both teams. In third position is NAS Leeward Point with a 3 won, 2 loss endeavor and have the distinctions of defeating the Marine B-rracks. VU-lO and MCB-7 are tied for fourth place honors with a three and three record apiece. Tied for last position are Hospital and NAS McCalla with one win and four losses each. Volleyball is beginning to find a place in the recreation progreun hero, especially with the Base wortten. After an unpublicized but successful season, the enthusiasm of the prti cir ants and their flowers is. such t'.t there is a demend for more. All int e mn, whether civilian, officer d or single are invited to mee a ni o clock at Deer Park next to the Villanar swimming pool. The purpose of this meeting is to formulate a clinic and organize another scheduled league of play for the summer months. All you women, especially you new comers to the Base, come out an d help organize an even greater le ague thn bbedfore. Whether you hWve ever played volleyball before is not important, because everyone helps everyone else and you will meet some fine friends while enjoying this healthy and vigorous sport. The Gwolf Scratch Tournament is coming along fast and furious with some golfers moving closer to their goal, the championship of their flight, and other are being eliminated, but with the intention of trying again next year. The following is a summary of the standing in eanh flight as of Wedn sday morning: In the Chan pionship flight J. !. Cole has eliminated Sherrill and will meet J. W. Doulin who defeated J. G. Belcher. The winner between these two golfers will meet either C. L. Williams who bested Bob Herrin, or. R. W. Johnson wno took Geo. Jackson in the semi-finals. Doing E. Townsend, J. F. Meyer wi. meet Win. Stockstad who won over Ger Grecky, The winner of this match wi be matched against the winner of D. Pr chke, who defeated .}. PeIratf." J. E. McIntosh, wzo0 won over '. Curr for the semi-finals of the 1st Flight. Remaining in the 2nd Flight are oon, who won ovr R. J. Aven; Imh. Gr ffin, victor over R. H. Kellmeyer; M. Koehn, who defeated C. G. Miller and W. Coopr who downed C. Phillips. victor between J. Moon and Mmt. Griff will meet the winner of the Koehn Cooper match. Still fighting for the top in the Flight are A. E. Mitchell, who defeat H. Pattullo and J. Eagan, who won or R. F. Merritt. The winner of the Iite ,11 and Eagan match will meet t:e winn of th inmth between B. ahonyv vewho fe (te Eisoinfl dJ.P P. Dayton, defeated C. e. 1allahan The 5th Flight finds H. Long waiti for the winner of the s 1h Garlitz match, long hvin de 'ed R. Tomokins to play off6the.Vl .al F. G. Brady is standingc b -e the winner of the V. Blit d t match for the semi-na 6th Flight. Should all the matches be fiihed next week, this column 7. winners and runners-'u f 2 ght The Junior Rifle GrounrT e --held a math last Sac .I Ir' nn ers in each cIass were as Expert Class Bob antborn -First Cl.uo e Crow -Second Bruce .r.er-hird Shareshoote r* Bill Soowart -First Ellen Sanxrn -Second Mike Elliot -Third Marksman First: Cherye Sith -First Frank Cla: -Second A11en Brown -Third Marksman: J. Eichholtz -First S. Clark -Second Top girl shooter for the s was Lauren Linder. 7kuckete ft :. .llows: S1 econd tv JTUST FORLAFFS Panhandler: "Mister, can ycu spare cents for coffee?" Pedestrian: "1 thought coffee was a dimeS P chandler: "It is, but I've got a di'c.,e~ PAGE 4 THE SUNDAY SUPPLEMr