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, VOI. OF THE PEOPLE

Vol. II, No. 27 U. S. Naval Base, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Sunday, July 2, 1961



Base Dug Deep For Navy Relief


For Navy Relief -With a background of contributors' checks, Commander R. C. Rice presents Rear Admiral Edward J. O'Donnell, COMNAVBASE, 'WWith over2 4OO40 checks. Th events the tol proceeds from -the1961 Navy Relief Fund Drive. The drive ended June 6.


Junior Baseball Batting 1000.With Kids


Batter up!--Parents are more than glad to chip in and help the youngsters at baseball. Junior Baseball is a sport all members of the family can take part in.

Close one at third -Steve Gralla, Red Sox second baseman, is safe on third during the Red Sox, Indian game Sunday, June 25. Third baseman for the Indians is Wayne Sanders. Score for the game was, Red Sox the victors, 9-8.

The Junior Baseball season is now in full swing. Come out and watch the teams lock horns at their own ball park on Sherman Ave.





Sunday, July 2, 1961 THE SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT Page 2

Three 's Tak"e Backseat To Summer Rec, Program *



Fore!-The Driving Range is the scene of activity,-for base youth in the Summer Recreation Program. Richard Scott receives tips in good golfing from instructor Robert Cloxton.


















Swim fest - Young beginning swimmers make a big splash at the Marine Pool. The swimmers are a class of beginners in the school sponsored Summer Recreation Program. The youngster's instructor is Bert Tippett.



.It Takes So Little Time ..





.Summer Program Features

Swimming, Golfing
a" Again this year William T. Sampson High School is sponsoring a summer recreation program for the base children. As in the past, the program is offered as a public service to the children and is on a non-profit basis. 0.1 -p,,The Sunday Supplement will feature the children and

~ ~. ~ - the activities in each issue until the program is completed.
-- J ~ ~ - ~The first of this series of photographs and articles is on Golf and Swimming.
::i::_, : .: : ...../,::: Youngsters may now face the !;:':i ':;,.!i l~i~li;ii!i: i: ) :: ....,-... : : ... .... :. challenges of the golf links through
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/-f Z .I , ' / . ':I1 vision of Mr. Jim Dempsey. Four days ..,..a week, three one hour classes are being conducted for childreneightH 'years and older with approximately ten pupils to a class. The 35 students taking part in the golf program are grouped according to their ages and ability. Trophies will be awarded to age groups eight through 12 and 12 years and above. Two hundred thirty-five base youngsters are making a big splash and bettering their swimming ability by attending the swimming classes sponsored by the William T. Sampson High School.
Swimming lessons for children five years and older are being taught at It takes so little of our time to clean up around our homes. The Litterbug three pools, (Marine Site, Naval Air Campaign is in full swing on the base. Public Works is setting out more Station and Villamar) to beginners, trash cans in public places and erecting signs concerning the campaign. It intermediates and advanced swimwill take a little effort on our part also to keep Guantanamo Bay clean. mers.





THE:SUNDAY SUPPLIRENTSL


21GAJM NAVAL, DISTRICT TO
REMAIN OPEN SAYS SECNAV

Secretary of the Navy
John B. Connally announced
-hat the Eighth Naval District at New Orleans will .e retained, although the Algiers Naval Base, also in the New Orleans area will be closed. Previously it had been announced
that both were to clsed.
The Secretary also said that the Navy expects to eliminate all its lighter than-air flights as an economy e a sur e. He
stated that such aircraft were useful but that improvements in h elicopters make the cut advisaole when considering budget limit s.
In another comment., Sec-, retary Connally confirmed a previous announcement that the Navy had been given the responsibility for developing an all-service close support air-*
craft while the Air Force had been assigned develop-.. ment of an air superiority plane for all services.

LOOK WHO'S HERE

The following births were recorded at the U.S. Naval Hospital, Guantanamo Bay.
A daughter Didara Dowries, weight 7 lbs !3ozs to John Michael and Regina L. Dowries. Born


WA son, James Alan Goodrich, weight 8 lbs 5 ozs to Nellj E. and Barbara Fay Goodrich. iBorn June 20.

A son, Wade Lee Fitch,


weight 7 lbs 4 ozs to Glenn Leon and Linda Alice Fitch. Born June 25.

A son, Michael Scott McCready, weight 9 lbs 3 ozs to Ronald Earl and Nancy Louise McCready. B o r n June 28,


.BASE OFE LARGEST "FOURTHS' CELEBRATION EVER

The biggest Fourth of July celebration ever seen at Guantanamo Bay is just around the corner, wth special events higlghtied by aparade on Tuesday morning and a huge fireworks display that same evening.
Early Tuesday morning, marching units from the Marines, CB-7, Naval Station and the Naval Air Station will jin with the Navy Unit Band, a DrI.m and u,.^Corps and various civic organizations on the base to prep-re for the parade which will begin at 9:30 a.*. at 'MCalla Field.

* A special program, listig the events and a map
* showing the route to the parade will be distrib- *
* uted Ath tomorrow's (Monday) Gazette.. Be sure and *
* tear vours off and take it to the Parade with you. *


A viewing area has been established for spectators near the Naval Air Station Enlisted Men's Club and the Navy Exchange wll have an ice cream truck and two mob1 canteens on hand with refreshments.
Leeward Pointers will have a special Ferry set up for the trip across the bay. it will depart Leeward at 8:30 a.m. and arrive at Mainside at 9 a.m. Return to Leeward will be by regular service.
During the pa...ade there will be many demonstrations of various types of equipment*- Latest addition is a flame throwing tank hich will give an exhibition of its capabilities, lighting off and throwing out a blast of Napalm as it moves in front of the crowd.
In addition, there will be a fly over of jet airCra-'Zft'U as they mplak e a simuat e d ,air strike and a thrilling flight demonstration. Helicpoters will also be on display, demonstrating their abilities both as cargo carriers and as rescue craft.
Members of the faerican Legion, the local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts vll make up part of the parade as well as members of the local riding clubs who will be showing off their mounts.
To climax the entire day a fireworks demonstration will begin at 8 p.m. The fireworks, everything from pinwheels to fancy skyrockets, will be fired from a barge in the bay, and viewing will be best along the water front or on any elevation viewing the bay.

JUNE, JUMPING MONTH FOR LOCAL RIDERS

1he Jmnping Jacks and Jills have been at it again; they held their nh competition June 18, and have renovated the mJiping classes to make for a well rounded schedu lie.
The new class is t Perennial Losers which eliminated the Uandy H1,-ters, The Perennial Losers is open to those riders who have not won a first or second place ribbon.
Donna Elder won the Knock Down and Out competition on her mount Tojo�
Other class winners are: Perennial Losers - Kathy Stipek on Pepe; Hi-Jumpers Helen Thomas on Re iol; Novice Russell Tavenner on Raunchy; 14 hands 1" and, under -Helen Thomas on Rebel, and ! hns2 n over- Pat Dempsey on Four Winds.
To shed light on the Jumping Jacks and Jills, vitu! (CONTINUED ON PAGE FOUR, SUNDAY sUPPLEmeNT)


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A star studded baseball game is sC'heduld at Cooper Field Baseball dia-mond #1 at 7 p.m. fo the Fourth of July. One of the** teams will be - compOsed 'of players from MCB-7, NAS Leeward Point and ,AS MCaila Field,The opposing team will be made up of players from Marines, Naval Station, VU-IO, and Hospital. This is the All Star game and the players are expected to show


some fine ball paring.
Although NCB-7 is 'leading the league and the Marines have played all their games, the SeaBees must defeat the VUO-lO Mallards Monday night to gain complete possession of first place.
Playing a superb game behind the finf pit-hing' of Beaver, VU-lO ups't the Jarines 7-1 Tuesday. The Leathernecks were overconfident and before they put in their pitcher Real7, the Mallards had chalked seven runs and refused to relinquish their lead. Reale held the Mallards scoreless for the remainder of the game, and the YMrines were able to score one run on Junod's double and a single by Hart.
Should the Mallards defeat MCB-7, the Marines and the S eaBees ill meet in a sudden death game July 6 for the league championship. On July 7, a post season double elimination tournament begins with the top four league teams taking part. Th-ese teams are MOB-7; Marines; NAS Leeward, and Naval Station, The final game 6f this tournament is scheduled for July 16 at 7 p.m. Tournament games are scheduled to be played on Cooper Fied at 7 p.m. on July 7 throui July 16.
Softball play: the preseason tournament will begin July 17. All teams desiring to enter must a p p o i n t a manager or representative to serve on the Base Softball Commxittec and these appointment s are desired in writing prior to July 7. If in


doubt, it is easier to (CONTINUED NEXT-COLUA)


start a team and then.drop out,. then to wait until it is too late. No teams will be acceoted after July 15. Team rosters should be in the Specia* Services Office before July 15. in order to determine who can clay on what te am refer to NayB a s e Gtmo Instruction 1710.5 dated 2 May 1961.
Two players remain undefeated in the tenn]is douole elimination tournament as racket wie"ding athletes struggle to make the San Juan team. The undefeated are, E.M. Ni"ch ols and CDR Burns. The pair is expected to have a play off in the near future. At present there is doubt the termis tournament is far enough h along to have the finals on the Fourth Of July. Inter est in tennis has great. increased and feelings are that ihen league play begins, there vill be even more interest and participati on.
Only one hor seshoe pit cher in the singles elimination tournament remains undefeated. Ferguson of VU-lO is now waiting for the vnner of the losers:! bracket to play for the Base Championship. ?larns are to play this chpionship g a m e at Deer Park on July 4.
The doubles horseshoe pit ching t tournament i s now underway with twelve teams entered. As soon as definite standings are available, you will be informed. Teas winning their mat ches are urged to call in the results to Proeaesn at 9373. *


THE SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT


T f7L PLAYS' TO BE GIVeI BY BASE GROUP

The Guantanamo Bay Little Theater Group announced
that a ."nght of one acts" will be presented for public viewing this month.
Three one act plays will be given: "Trivials" a mystery; "The Bridal Chamber", a comedy, and "Box
and Cox", also comedy. Watch the Sunday Supplement for further details and information concerning
this new venture of Little Theater' s.


(JU4PING JACKS CONTINUED)

statistics follow. Some of the obstacles on the jumping. course are "done the myselfs"'. fashioned b y t h e organization's sponsor,!Mrs. J.W. Dempsey, and others are furnishedby Special Servico .
To fund the jumping enterprise, competitors are charged an entrance fee of ten.... cents per class, and 50 cents for the Knock Down and Out. The winner of the Knock Down and Out ride takes the fees -as first place purse. The entrance fees of the other classes go towards payment of the prize ribbons.

.ll students lvrno arived on the Base since school closed and who have not registered for the school

el Hill School on Wed, or Thurs., 5-6 July between the hours of 8-5. AJll first grade students bring birth certificates. To be eligible for enrollment in 1 st grade a child must be


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Sun d emeMn A VOICE OF THE PEOPLE Vol. II, No. 27 U. S. Naval Base, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Sunday, July 2, 1961 Base Dug Deep For Navy Relief For Navy Relief -With a background of contributors' checks, Commander R. C. Rice presents Rear Admiral Edward J. O'Donnell, COMNAVBASE, with over $2400 in checks. This represents the total proceeds from the 1961 Navy Relief Fund Drive. The drive ended June 6. Junior Baseball Batting 1.000 With Kids va Iaif y rACiu" : Batter up! -Parents are more than glad to chip in and help the youngsters at baseball. Junior Baseball is a sport all members of the family can take part in. Close one at third -Steve Gralla, Red Sox second baseman, is safe on third during the Red Sox, Indian game Sunday, June 25. Third baseman for the Indians is Wayne Sanders. Score for the game was, Red Sox the victors, 9-8. The Junior Baseball season is now in full swing. Come out and watch the teams lock horns at their own ball park on Sherman Ave.

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Sunday, July 2, 1961 SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT Page 2 Three B's Take Backseat To Summer Rec. Program Fore! -The Driving Range is the scene of activity -for base youth in the Summer Recreation Program. Richard Scott receives tips in good golfing from instructor Robert Cloxton. Swim fest -Young beginning swimmers make a big splash at the Marine Pool. The swimmers are a class of beginners in the school sponsored Summer Recreation Program. The youngster's instructor is Bert Tippett. It Takes So Little Time Summer Program Features Swimming, Golfing ;Againthis year William T. Sampson High School is sponsoring a summer recreation program for the base children. As in the past, the program is offered as a M Public service to the children and is on a non-profit basis. The Sunday Supplement will feature the children and the activities in each issue until the program is completed. The first of this series of photographs and articles is on Golf and Swimming. Youngsters may now face the challenges of the golf links through the Summer Recreation Program offered to base children under the supervision of Mr. Jim Dempsey. Four days a week, three one hour classes are being conducted for children eight years and older with approximately ate:. ; r -ten pupils to a class. The 35 students taking part in the golf program are grouped according to their ages and ability. Trophies will be awarded to age groups eight through 12 and 12 years and above. Two hundred thirty-five base young;;-A f sters are making a big splash and bettering their swimming ability by attending the swimming classes spon+ sored by the William T. Sampson :.sHigh School. -,Swimming lessons for children five -years and older are being taught at three pools, (Marine Site, Naval AirS It takes so little of our time to clean up around our homes. The Litterbug Station and Villamar) to beginners, Campaign is in full swing on the base. Public Works is setting out more Sttoan ilmrtobgnes trash cans in public places and erecting signs concerning the campaign. It intermediates and advanced swimwill take a little effort on our part also to keep Guantanamo Bay clean. mers.

PAGE 3

ATHE SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT DY SIG4TH NAVAL DISTRICT TO REMAIN OPEN SAYS SECNAV Secretary of the Navy John B. Connally announced that the Eighth Naval District at New Orleans will De retained, although the Algiers Naval Base, also in the New Orleans area will be closed. Previously it had been announced that both were to closed. The Secretary also said That the Navy expects to eliminate all its lighter than-air flights as an economy measure e. He stated that such aircraft were useful but that improvements in helicopters make the cut advisable when considering budget limits. In another comment, Secretary Connally confirmed a previous announced ?ent that the Navy had been given the responsibility for developing an all-service close support air-craft while the Air Force had been assigned development of an air superiority plane for all services. LOOK WHO'S HERE The following births were recorded at the U.S. Naval Hospital, Guantanamo Bay, A daughter Didara Downes, weight 7 lbs 13 ozs to John Michael and Regina L. Downes. Born June 18. A son, James Alan Goodrich, weight 8 lbs 5 ozs to Neil E. and Barbara Fay Goodrich, Born June 20. A son, Wade Lee Fitch, weight 7 lbs 4 ozs to Glenn Leon and Linda Alice Fitch. Born June 25. -IHHHH A son, Michael Scott McCready, weight 9 lbs 3 ozs to Ronald Earl and Nancy Louise McCready. B o r n June 28, -BASE OFFERS LARGEST "FOURTH" CELEBRATION EVER The biggest Fourth of July celebration ever seen at Guantanano Bay is just around the corner, with special events highlighted by a parade on Tuesday morning and a huge fireworks display that same evening. Early Tuesday morning, marching units from the Mrines, MCB-7, Naval Station and the Naval Air Station will join with the Navy Unit Band, a Dr3)m and bugl; Corps and various civic organizations on the base to prepare for the parade which will begin at 9:30 a.m. at McCalla Field. *A special program, listing the events and a map* showing the route to the parade will be distrib* utod with tomorrow's (Monday) Gazette.Be sure and tear yours off and take it to the Parade with you. A viewing area has been established for spectators near the Naval Air Station Enlisted Men's Club and the Navy Exchange will have an ice cream truck and two mob:3e canteens on hand with refreshments. Leeward Pointers will have a special Ferry set up for the trip across the bay. It will depart Leeward at 8:30 a.m. and arrive at Nainside at 9 a.m. Return to Leeward wilL be by regular service. During the parade there will be many demonstrations of various types of equipment,, Latest addition is a flame throwing tank Ybich will give an exhibition of its capabilities, lighting off and throwing out a blast of Napalm as it moves in front of the crowd. In addition, there will be a fly over of jet aircraft as they make a simulated air strike and a thrilling flight demonstration. Helicpoters will also be on display, demonstrating their abilities both as cargo carriers and as rescue craft. Members of the American Legion, the local .oy Scouts and Girl Scouts will make up part of the parade as well as members of the local riding clubs who will be showing off their mounts. To climax the entire day a fireworks demonstration will begin at $ p.m. The fireworks, everything :from pinwheels to fancy skyrockets, will be fired from a barge in the bay, and viewing will be best along the water front or ccn any elevation viewing the bay. JUNE, JUMPING MONTH FOR LOCAL RIDERS The Jumping jacks and Jills have been at it again; they held their monthly competition June 18, and have renovated the camping classes to make for a well rounded schedu le. The new class is the Perennial Losers which eliminat oc the Iandy Hunters, The Perennial Losers is open to those riders who have not won a first or second place ribbon. Donna Elder won the Knock Down and Out competition on her mount Tojo. Other class winners are: Perennial Losers -Kathy Stipek on Pepe; Hi-Jumpers -Helen Thomas on Rell; Novice -Russell Tavenner on Raunchy; 14 hands 1" and under -Helen Thomas on Rebel, and 1 hands 2" and over -Pat Dempsey on Four Winds. To shed light on the Jumping Jacks and Jills, vitcl (CoNrINuED ON PAGE FOUR, SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT) I id11111fil in00I tI'm1mlII il ilIII1111111111IfIiitnIinsm i l i IN 001tull mIll IHlt i fi diilI~ dluf u ili a u t~ l I~llllmlim111ailm+1rl1Ithmatu11IM1110imil01lll11111illmlotim111uni1in11H11 mu111il1I iiltilovinflinlttlllfuitrian~tril~ SUNDAY, 2 JULY 1961 PAGE 3

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SUNDAY, 2 JULY 1961 THE SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT .!jft:":.iltt ~ li ~lrtl}liJItif!ttl lfl!Ii }I(II IiIi 1 GITMDOSPORTS CORNER, By JAMES PREJEAN A star studded baseball game is scheduled at Cooper Field Baseball diamond #1 at 7 p.m. for the Fourth of July. One of the teams will be composed of players from MB-7, NAS Leeward Point and NAS McCalla Field. The opposing team will be made up of players from Marines, Naval Station, VU-10, and Hospital. This is the All Star game and the players are expected to show some fine ball playing. Although !DB-7 is '.eading the league and the Marines have played all their games, the SeaBees must defeat the VU-l0 Mallards Monday night to gain complete possession of first place. Playing a superb game behind the fine pitching of Beaver, VU-10 ups6t the Marines 7-1 Tuesday. The Leathernecks were overconfident And before they put in their pitcher Rea, the Mallards had chalked seven runs and refused to relinquish their lead. Reale held the Mallards scoreless for the remainder of the game, and the Marines were able to score one run on Junod's double and a single by Hart. Should the Mallards defeat MGB-7, the Marines and the SeaBees will meet in a sudden death game July 6 .for the league championship. On July 7, a post season double elimination tournament begins with the top four league teams taking part. These teams are MCB-7; Marines; NAS Leeward, and Naval Station. The final game of this ,tournasient .is scheduled for July 16 at 7 p.m. Tournament games are scheduled to be played on Cooper Field at 7 p.m. on July 7 through July 16. Softball play: the preseason tournament will begin July 17. All teams desiring to enter must appointa manager or representative to serve on the Base Softball Committee and these appointments are desired in writing prior to July 7. If in doubt, it is easier to (CONTINUED NEXT COLUMN) start a team and then, drop out, then to wait until it is too late. No teams will be accepted after July 15. Team rosters should be in the Special Services Office before July 15, In order to determine who can play on what teoam, refer to NayB a ste Gtmo Instruction 1710.5 dated 2 May 1961. Two players remain undefeated in the tennis double elimination tournament as racket wielding athletes struggle to make the San Juan team. The undefeated are, E.M. Nichols and CDR Burns. The pair is expected to have a play off in the near future. At present there is doubt the tennis tournament is far enough along to have the finals on the Fourth of July. Interest in tennis has greatly increased and feelings are that when league play begins, there will be even more interest and participati on. Only one horseshoe pitcher in the singles elimination tournament romains undefeated. Ferguson of VU-lO is now waiting for the winner of the losers' bracket to play for the Base Championship. Plans are to play this championship g aime at Dear Park on July 4. The doubles horseshoe pitching tournament is now underway with twelve teams entered. As soon as definite standings are available, you will be informed. Teams winning their matches are urged to call in the results to Prejean at 9373. T PLAYS' TO BE GIVEN BY BASE GROUP The Guantanamo Bay Little Theater Group announced that a "night of one acts" will be presented for public viewing this month. Three one act plays will be given: "Trivials'", a mystery; "The Bridal Chamber", a comedy, and "Box and Cox", also comedy. Watch the Sunday Supplement for further details and information concerning this now venture of Little Theater'ts. (JU ING JACiKSCONTIUED) statistics follow. Some of the obstacles on the jumping.course are "done them myselfs't", fashioned b y t h e organization's sponsor,Mrs. J.W. Dempsey, and others are furnishedby Special Services. To fund the jumping enterprise, competitors are charged an entrance fee of ten cents per class, and 50 cents for the .Knock Down and Out, The winner of the Knock Down and Out ride takes the fees as first place purse. The entrance fees of the other classes go towards payment of the prize ribbons. :All students 'ho arrived on the Base since school closed and who have not registered for the school year 61-62 report to Chapel Hill School on Wed. or Thurs., 5-6 July between the hours of 8-5. All first grade students bring birth certificates. To be eligible for enrollment in 1st grade a child must be S S six on or before Dec. 31, 1961. Bring transfer and report card. Students in grades 1-8 report to Chapel Hill Library. Students in grades 9-12 report to Room 10. S PAGE 4 IHM HMMUMMIMf!!l thI f I4 Ii tif I illf HIf If lt IIIf H ~iloifff HI $Hi ? 1 oIIIf I f If IHHIth


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