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2, No. 46t' minuiii rmrrnnrnmnTTnrmkrt 25 Januar 1945
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An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


I Veteran Combat Pilot Is Head of Aviation Training I

I Every Dime A _Vote, Fellows! I Comdr. Shifley Is Superintendent Of Aviation Training II'I'

Not Any Stranger V; 8 by < x. ,

Yd i To This StationFirst

Battle Of PhilippineSea .

fi '- Most Memorable Of ML \ : .

A4\ b'Is His Many Experiences i

I Comdr. Ralph L. Shifley, kv
4 USN, isi' the new Superintendent -
Z- I of Aviation Training at f

NAS, Jacksonville, relieving
l Comdr. John Raby, who is now >

serving as station Executive Officer
Commander Shifley recently
returned from combat duty in the
Central Pacific where he was I
Group Commander of Air Group
Eight, one of the outstanding car ,
rier groups in the Pacific. ,
Based aboard an Essex-type car. .5 b .
rier, his group participated in every &SSS S '
major carrier action from the ..4 _
first raid on Palau in March, 1914 ,..
x to air coverage for the landingon :
Leyte in October. During that
s a period Air Group Eight shot down ,
t ,
159 Jap planes. The fighting squad. ,<
I ron accounted for 153 of these, theI
I bombers two and the torpedo
I planes one. Commander Shifley
I I himself is entitled to three Jap
"meatballs" on his plane for shootI .
.. I ing down one Zeke one Hap and
one Tony
r aed Among the "firsts" In which
L his group participated are the
I first raids on Palau011'01, the
Itonln and Volcano Inlands, the
Philippines, Ujugiis and For.
moss Other targets were Ifol-
H lanilia, Truk Salpan, Tinlan, ..
Guam, Kota, Felellu, Yap and S Comdr. Ralph' L. hlilflej, USV, has been named Superintendent of
Ullthl. Air Group Eight provided Aviation Training at XAS Jacksonville, lie previously served hereas
h. coverage for four decisive In. a flight Instructor. from December, 1910 to May, 1912, and in a
'alolons-lIollandla, Peleliu, Sal- veteran of Pacific combat, where he was Group Commander of Air
pan and Lejte.Commander Group Eight, one of the outstanding carrier groups In the Pacific.
i Shifley cites the

Here's the WAVE chosen to represent the Navy in the I Continued on Page Five Is That Income Tax Man

contest for the Queen of Dimes (as a part of the campaignto Famous Band

raise funds to fight infantile paralysis). Every dime
contributed at the Naval Air Station will count as a vote Coming Here After You? Then Here'sThings

for her. She will be given a book of votes and all monies

turned in directly to her will be receipted with each dime In FebruaryTwo

counting as a \ote. The person with the most votes will big events are on the entertainment You Should KnowHere's

be crowned on 30 Jan. at the March of Dimes ball. Sen. calendar next month it

ator Claude Pepper and Gov. Millard Caldwell will be in was announced yesterday by Lieut. Information for naval personnelas
Raymond T, Forsberg of the station to filing dates for Income tax
attendance. The Queen will select her own King and take Man Who
welfare office. returns for 1944 and declarations
him to the ball. All her robes will be furnished by Jack. The biggest treat will be Milt for 1944 and 1945 was today givento

sonville Well fellows, here's jour chance. You'll not Britton and his famous band, one Knows What A this newspaper by Lt. Comdr.
only be serving a most worthy cause, but we think you'll of the zaniest outfits in the enter A. R. Shrigley, legal officer tor
that she'll make a most charming Oh tainment world. While the band NAS, as follows:
queen. yes
agree can play both sweet and swing BCD MeansThe Tax Returns for 1911
her name-Beverly A. Callahan, Slc,-and can't you just see
with the best of them, It has grownto All naval personnel whose base
those Irish eyes smiling. popularity on its crazy antics of following Is an excerpt pay longevity pay, sea pay, and
violin smashing. The orchestrawill from a letter recently' received flight pay added up to $2000 or
S' ml Decline In Payroll DeductionFor put on two shows at the Main- the Officer from a
(> )' by Legal more for the year 1941 are required -
side Auditorium, 1830 and 2030 on sailor discharged with a HCD. to file Income tax return'
Bonds Alarms Those/ Selling Them 8 February. according to Lieut.Forsberg. I.I "I wish I could talk to some by 15 March 1915.

Twenty-three per cent of the civilians An interesting sidelight on the of these boys in the >a\y who I All naval personnel who had Income -
Field Marshal Dill are probably going down the from a source other than the
at this Station engagement here is the fact
employed road that I did and make them Navy during the year 1911, and
A since 1 January did not pledge to Gets Posthumous DSM that Buddy Balbo is tooting a sax. I
how lucky they are
( realize just t whose income from such source
in the Balbo,
ophone aggregation.
bonds payroll de-
buy war through
of Uncle Sam'sNavy i
to be a part outside the Navy plus any Navy
WASHINGTON (CNS) It will be remembered used to lead
ductions at the time of their em- ,
You know, sir, there Is income in excess of $1,500, addedup
ployment it has been revealed by President Roosevelt has awardedthe the Jumpin' Jax here at NAS I old
truth In that :
to $500 more, requiredto
an enormous or are
the War Bonds office. "These, to- Distinguished Service Medal Jacksonville before he received a '
saving" that a person nevermisses file Income tax returns by 15
small post-humously to Field MarshalSir medical discharge.The .
gether with the percentage the good things: In life March.
already employed who were not John Dill who died in Washington other item scheduled Is the without I
until he finds himself
bu'ingbonds, have caused thisStatlon's last Noember. Sir John, Gene and Jo Magic Show which if I'' estimates for 1915
I'd anything
them. give
percentages to drop former chief of Britain's home defenses will be presented at the Mainside All naval personnel who expectto
time hack to where I
could turn
alarmingly," a spokesman de served as senior British Auditorium on 2 February. Only I earn $2000 or more in base
road and
clared. Representative on the Combined one performance will be given, I got on wrong pay longevity pay sea pay, and
"The Secretary of the Navy's Chiefs of Staffs here until his 1930. The regular movie will foII straighten up" I flight pay dining the year 1915,
I to file Declarationof
are required a
death. I low.
cent investing 10
is 90
policy per
--- --- Estimated Tax for 1915 by 15
-- --- --
--- -- ---- -- -
per cent of their pay through the I

payroll deduction plan. However, Indestructible Vraciu Decorated By Adm. March.All naval personnel who expectto
no naval air station in the nation
have income from a source outside
has less than 93 per cent. In October

the highest of of any 1914 percentage naval this air station of station participation had In r McFoll! in September, Plagues Japs AgainLieut the Navy Continued during on Tage 1945, Five and<

the country-in November It (the fades!ructlble) Alex Vraciu, 25 recently came back from the tea Inn of the Using, Milledgeville WAVESOn
dropped to second place. In December after five week of guerilla life on Luzon, according to Associated d Preys announcement from the Inspection Tour
it dropped to 9-1.7 percentage. Seventh 1"1 left.In .
This figure will be even lower mid-September of 1911 Lieut. Vrailu was awarded three Gold Star ntedah by Rear Admiral Storekeeper WAVES were
for the month of January. Andrew C. McFall Chief of Natal Air Operational Training, during a ceremony at.this Station. t, visited and observed at work In a
'The pride of the civilian em- The Gold Man were awarded to Lieut. Vraciu In lieu of a second IMstingiikslUNl Flying Cross and variety of billets on this station
J ployes of his Station is at stake. a second and third Navy Air Medal: The 25-ear-cld ace already held one IIO and ene Air Medal i :Monday by Lieut. Mary Holt,
They have always been one of the for hit Pacific air victories I Reserve Representative
leaders in this program. They It was on 11 December, 1911, that Lieut. Vraciu had to parachute after an enemy bullet pierced I and Ensign Paget one of the
must! -they will-get back to the hit oil tank while hU. plane was over a Jap airfield on Luzon. Almost More he hit the ground Naval Training School (StoreKeepers
top. It will mean that some of the guerrillas wore ready to welcomehim with clothing. I ), :Milledgeville, Georgia.The .
them will have to get by with a While awaiting the arrival of Invasion troops he led hi, own band of 160 guerilla according to the I WAVE officers were guests of
Lt. Comdr. Edith Stallinga, who
little less-figure out more ways Seventh Fleet story,
of making fewer dollars meet their ''TOdl\)'," HaM the report tilted. 19 Jan., "the Kant Chicago, Intl., Navy flier who has shot down I had gone to Milledgeville last Fri.
needs. But they can do It-they 19 Japanese planes and destroyed 21 more on the ground, strolled up the gangway, grinning! through day to address the graduating
hive done it in the past. They an Inch long beard:A Japanese saber dangled from his shoulder. A Japanm pistol was In one hand.. class of storekeepers at the Geort
Continued on Page Five gia state College for Wotte4.VOL. .

Two JAX AIR NEWS 25 January, 1945


Comdr. Thach Gets I Receive Awards From Admiral McFall Admiral Presents

Another Crack At I Civilian Awards


Enemy In PacificFormer Friday 19th Jan.

Head Of Training Workers Connected With

Here Now With Admiral NAOTC Activities Given .

McCain's Carrier Force I Exceptional Recognition

Jacksonville, Naval Air Station's I In recognition of the excellent
close) ('(lnnE'cUn'Ith the fighting y service rendered over and beyond

front was highlighted again: recently those! normally requited in conI .
with the announcement that Y a K I nection with the vast constitution

Comdr, John S. "Jimmy Thach, program at various Naval air eta-
former head of training:- on Rear tions In Florida, the Navy's Merit

Admiral A. C McFall's) operational otious Civilian Service award of

training command staff is helpingto the Bureau of Yards and Docksis

direct the U S, Pacific Fleet's being delivered to 37 civilian
aerial strikes against; the Japs workers attached to activities! of
"thin red line of empire in the stm ; Naval Air
I the Operational Tiain-
South China Sea ing Command.
Stationed aboard the flagship of 4
such awards
Four were
the U S Third Fleet's fast carrier pie-
!sented Friday 19 January by Rear
task force, Commander Thach
Admiral A, C. McFall, chief ofi
is now serving as an assistant to aI
i naval air operational training to
Vice Admiral John S. McCain, task
civilians attached to the office of
force commander for Admiral,
Lieut Comdr. Claude B, Friday
F, "Bull" Halsey.
During the past two weeks Ad- CEC USNR, staff public works
officer with at the
miral made headquarters
McCain's forces have
Jacksonille Naval Air Station, The

history by culminating ;, other awards, it was pointed out,

: : the U x a were to be presented by the commanding .

S Na\ys6000- I officers at other stations
drive The .K-.Meritorious (Civilian Service award of the Bureau of lards and Docks was presented to of the command.Those ,
y mile four civilians last week bv Rear Admiral A. C. :Me Tall. Recipients, from left to right were: K S, Ix>f- rf'C'f'h'lngtht' award

across the Pacific berg, :.Mrs. WIllie :Mae Anderson, I). S. Col well and A. J, Little, Jr. here were I). S. Colwell, 3310i

ocean with -- i Oak street : -\1:\ r'l. WIlliI'Iafl:

raids I nth e I .\Anderson 4218 !Nan Juan ; and
very backyard Soprano }:. Lofberg, 2874 Selma "ft"f't.all ,

of the The Inquiring I of Jut'ksouille, and A. .1.

I Empire Present Concert little, Jr, of !St. Petersburg
Japanese '
as \J raids that : I- la.

After extending his own con
/A ,' free-roving have taken Na.our Reporter I Fourth in a seiies of wlntercon'erts gratulations. Admiral McFall lead
will be held at the Protestant
('()mdr. Tnach val air forcesup the following: letter from'ice
It : Chapel Wednesday evening -
Admiral Ben Moreell, chief of the
and down the Asiatic coastline
i 31
January at 2000. GuestI
from Indo-China to Formosa, leaving : Chow Is a favorite topic of seloist will be WAVE Bureau of Yards and Docks:
behind more than 100.000 tons discussion In the Navy, be it I Shirley "Upon recommendation! of the
of Nipponese shipping destroyed among enlisted men or WA\'";!-i. Cooper, soprano. I Board of Awards of the Buieau of
is from
and heavily-smashed targets: in the What Is jour favorite dish, and i Shirley Cooper Chicago, I Yards and Docks, the Chief of the
I ill, where she studied music and
big: seaports of Canton and Hong I when did you last have the opportunity appeared in the Chicago annual In a bus built for forty, over Bureau awards you the Meritorious -
of eating it? I Civilian Service Emblem in
Kong I music festivals. She is the daughter sixty WAVES'o'agt'd to Camp ,
Commander Thach, who has of a famous Chicago singer Blanding last Friday night for the recognition of the excellent service
been a student of fighter tactics A. R Wilson AMMI2c, Albany tendered over and beyond those
Mrs. Cooper has done radio and dance, singing all the way An evening
since the early '30s had a chanceto Ga.Bacon I concert work in and around Chicago of competing for jitterbug normally required in connection
test his developments' personallyin and side with' your duties in the construction -
I eggs sunny up. She is one of the soprano prizes and participating in various I'
the early days of this war--at Had 'em in the city last Friday soloists with the Station's Protestant I events dampened not the enthusiasm I program of this Burtau.I .

the Coral Sea Midway and the I They served bacon and eggs at Chapel Choir. She has I and the girls returned laden I "The Chief of the Bureau congratulates -

raids that preceded these battles' the chow hall here Christmas f also appealed before local organizations 'with loot (cigarettes, mostly, for you upon jour outstanding .
So successful were his studies that I Remember ? I and over local radio sta- prizes) declaring that all had had I : performance and loyally,
"Jimmy" Thach soon won recognition I and expresses his appreciation cf
I tions. She will sing for the Pen fun I
as! the originator of the J. J. Bradford, AMMFlc, MeGehee. Women Association meeting at the I Membership for the hand to hand the example you have set for your

"Thach Weave fighter tactic and Ark. Windsor Hotel 30th of January. combat class is full, and the in- fellow workers in furthering the

the "combat team" method of Steak is my favorite dish. Last Harold Weiss Sp (W | Ic, organ.1st instruction well under way, with prosecution> of the war on the vitalconstruction

Squadron organization. which have time I had a teal steak was two and choir director of St. Edwards lectures, demonstrations, and practice front"MX
once been adopted as! basic U. S useful of I engineers who were employed
months ago in Macon, Ga. Chapel, will accompany on many techniques '
Navy aerial policy. Mrs Cooper, and will also play defense and tricks of outwitting by Robert and ( 0. and
Almost as! a sideline to his tactical I Associate under engineering
< .
Esther Anders, Sic, Akron two groups of organ numbers anda personal opponents that are handy
developments, Commander contracts for this '()n"tnH'tilJl.RI"I ,
I for to know,
group: of piano solos anyone Supposing you
Thach has also earned a reputation Ohio.My favorite food is peaches, I Everyone: is cordially invited! to missed this chance to join up, reeled the award. They
as one of the Navy's leading flttend this conceit.Camellia I there'll be another class stalling were as follows: A. P. nolton
has been
kind It long
just a
combat airmen, holding: two Navy time any since I had weeks ------t-- In about three weeks, at the con \, J. ('|>er, Lee (\ :\lc''llIrC',
Crosses and letter of any-two I S. II '.
a special clusion of the present series of lessons yimmerinan, John ( Felt-
commendation from Admiral Chester ago. I ham and John Taylor.
Lt. (jg ) Verla Hill's the one
W Nimitz for intrepidity inaction Show Is to see about registration At Fort Lauderdale, the following .
For his plan of organizing Joseph C. Hidalgo, AMM2c, Pla- I emploves under the t evident .
: Navy fighter: squadrons into quemine, La. I Sinking: of dog shows, whenIK officer in charge of construction .

combat: teams he holds the Distinguished Ham and eggs, last Sunday. i Slated This Week' I the UAMvS Kennel Club I received the award: R F.
going to t stage: a sinning of the
Service Medal Alfes, H. C. Chandler Frank Sullivan

Commander TIia 'h first joined \V. M, Vandiver, Y3c, Atlanta, |I The annual Camellia Show will bunk rim)118 ? fuMial glances; Into R. L, Mlltier. J, O Biendla,

the staff of Hear Admiral A, B.V Ga. be staged by the Garden Club of the of any wing: in every Wyatt B Hodges, Bryon F Srder. ,\.
barracks Indicate that all
( .k-then Chief of Naval Air I Of this Navy chow, ice cream Jacksonville next Saturday and breeds Grant W Trundle, W, T.
kiumn und unkno"n-\\ouhlllC"
Operational Training a* gunnery : Civilian food Filed shrimp But Sunday, 27 and 28 January, in I Blown, Allen L, Gillett, L L GilI .
officer in August, lt)42, I, believe it or) not. last time I ate the Woman's Club, 861 Riverside represented, from life si/e scotties I lett, R H. Hall and M J. Scovllle.

when he tame to Jacksonville shrimp was in the General Sta- .Avenue.; The hours on Saturday I I to tiny blown-glass' terriers.In Ten civilian employes at Daytona -
after the Amulc'anIe'ton' at tion mess hall. I 1 are from 1500 until 2200, and on 'I fact, we !suggest opening up) I Beach who received Navy
1<> all animals, and would Ilta
Midway. !Six month later he became ', Sunday from 1400 until 1900 recognition were Benjamin Mcf.
head of training, replacing: I John J, WeMM3C, Allen- Men and women in the service are 1 little !silver walk on that pole-eat collection fett, Waldo Mesqninn.. Carter
to off with banner.
('a"t. 1'T. Neale. famed I'm wood, Pa.Deepsea. cordially invited to attend as a I Davis, George W, Tutan, R. C
pilot who made the last flight scallops. Had some I guests For all other persons the Conditioning classes are coming 'Gicenway. Pat Patillo, Olof T.

from besieged Corregidor before two years ago at Kc-llj Oyster fee is fifty cents. along hockey has started, and the Carlson, Barney V. Markham,

it* capitulation to the
While at Jacksonville Naval Air be shown, and sharing honors in spring-like days give spoils a new Knight: ,

Station Commander Thach continued I W, J Graham, SP ((0) 3c, Bow- the show will be a display of orchids impetus, blinking: forth many a I At Lake City, IH., Haitman
his tactical research and don Ga.Steak. shown by the Jacksonville ; weather-weary athlete who's been and Robert Egelhoff, both of Pen-

made a number of training: films It's been God knows Orchid Society 'I taking meiely a mental happy hour sacola, were honored, E. B. Even

for distribution through the entire I when since I had any good\ steak.Let's --t- since before Christmas. Even theofficer's : son, 458 V\, 66th Street, Jackson
I 27 Novemberat lounge resounds with a ville, received the award for work
Naval air arm. After almost two see, it was on
years here, he left last spring to the Production Engineering I'' Nazis Have Neat Way sighing UP-two, as sit-ups are diligently :.done at Sanford; and Walter P.
party. struggled through Brown and CharieR P Stuigtal.
join the staff of Vice Admiral Of Making You Talk
Marc Mitscher, skipper of the I Note for your info: the Jacksonville 'were cited at Melbourne
D H McCaskill) S2c RO'lclng.j WESTERN FRONTCNS Flower Club camellia show I j
famed Task Force 58 He has since ) -- --- ----
become assistant to Admiral Mc I ham N. C. Heie's a new wrinkle in German next Saturday and Sunday is a nice I

Cain I like good food-main, thing is 1 methods of extracting information : e\&nt of the South, especially to Health Program Planned

Many of the fighter pilots now to have it cooked right from Americans who are taken those temporary residents of Florl- To Rehabilitate 4Fs'ASHINGTONCNS
serving: with Commander Thach in I I prisoner. They first Strip their ida to whom flowers in January are

the Third Fleet's fast carrier task John, Witheispoon S2c, Atlanta, captives of all identification, Including still a novelty to be written home | \\ ( )- In an

forces received their training at' Ga. I passes, dog-tags and identification II about. We're all invited, and the effort to fit for military duty or
the Jacksonville Naval Air Station I That's a hard question to answer. caids Then they set up place is easy to find: \\'omansI essential war jobs as many as possible

and its auxiliary at Gicen Cove I'm not hard to please. an opening for an escape When I Club, on Riverside Ave, just a I of the 750000 4-Fs who
Springs I Well I like brunswick stew. It the American takes adantage cf couple of blocks off the Navy bus have remediable defects, the Senate -

Tall, lanky Commander fttiu, must have been three months ago the opening:', he is 'tailed' and line subcommittee on Wattime

Hell known to Javons Mho heard when I last had some recaptured before he can reach I I I --- tCommercials I Health and Education has prepared -

him speak, on many occasions his own lines Then the Nazis a program of medical 'sur-
graduated from the Nasal Academy I B F, Pariish, SP (Oj3c, Met- threaten to hoot him as a spy I I gical and educational lehabtlitai -
{ Hilt hALF;
In June, 1927! and won his tfr, Ga.That's, unless he gives them the Informa- | Two frrhblue uniforms, sine :16 'i It will be submitted shoitly
wings two yean later at l'f'n'-8' good old unadulterated tion they want. l 'nx, 32 waist, one nr\er worn, One to James F. B>ines Director of
tcila. Always In the forefront of steak, I ate It last In good; old _A_ --- 4 --_ nrrkN" blue fixcKonl, Kl/i :w. (onlait War Mobilization and Reconvei-

aeronautical progress, he madea Metier, Ga, 4 January.Umbriapo Don't It Around Milnl 525,) oi i liKfln call
25-hour nonstop flight In January I Spread : One suit of offlcei'. wlnlii' blues, One with manpower shortages
193), from Norfolk, Va.f ;: Uplift, FOBlc, Potlatch Marines Like Bath suit I of khaki, and' one milt t>t Minmiprwhiu -
to the Panama Canalone in S, C. Soap ,'". All sine I :I1), For Mile nt half large itum' wllh private bnlh suitable

the Navy'H M'211-l, then the I love chitterlings' Fried in deep I SOUTH PACIFIC (CNS) -No !,111(0' Homo' Phono foi IIIW.jrJ'h',24101 furnkhcd' JS7V) I fur( two ofriceiii nut IIIIUIIoisn Phone: 2-4:1(13.

largest' four-englned flying boat I fat the Potlatch way and garnished one would even suggest that the ''unruinMuil, : and H5 (*! m foi beginners f'Xrf'II.wr,,
ever built In the II K He Is a with pork chops Sure, : members cf the 4th Marine Air mnnl h, Phone 28" 2U.HMann : ,' I Melon. MxKnolln! stable, phone 2 ()JtJI

native of Fordyce, Ark. I tome folks don't like 'em, but : Wing unit are stases but they do I I iKondlttnnrd, last rip-wni Cktobrr tiltjcle New Factory II hi 1'111 l I DUI.ol' Vt Itwk AN flit fur picnic!TO HlKK party on Son! .

Present head of training:' for the I they're usually the ones who have I like perfumed soap Reason is new tics, new sprocket and chain day, :January, Call bat( ]No': 687,
Naval Air Operational Training never tasted 'em, so how do they that the water available to them Uhc.1f'ry little Contact Lt ('c,mcli Chief MUtr; ,Plant Division, A AH.
I I feuinir, Ext No, 418, boat houseI ,
know Do know where to for showering, shaving, etc, is VVAMHVVnl : >
Command is Comdr W A, you Schoech, who came to Jacksonville buy chitterlings in Jacksonville I brackish and odoipus. The odor, imllu $J25, IJ, ( ill y.IIt; No 216 Milan, Kind lonrilllon I and god! mlluitffintact .
from the Southwest Pacific wherehe ---I -- I best described as sulphuiou, mad' Mitt HINT: Lt Wanton. Cecil Held or 4W5:
Rocim $IOfH) pet week Mid 1I1ll RKridiilr hoed', Spllntertllle.VXANfUl .
earned the Legion of Merit BUY, BUY WAR BONDSOR bathing: unwelcome until the arrival %>78 Vnlcml.t Komi, phone 2-161jj, !

for meritorious service as chief of high-poweiecl, sweet-smell r )tom. :a/il! Park St, hone. Mil I'WO or older model sedan. flood; condition
ing Drinking water is distilled llnuHton, 77'!**, 1'iefc-r couplet Uw I'.
staff officer to the Commander of I soap. mlliiHK* Pay ca.h. Lt.
Boom, :!&.11 Ih
IJ-iy Buy War Bond DI ootl11"| Imne H. Watson (; HtldPage
:Aircraft, U S. Seventh'Fleetf: from the Fea. Rim VVIIkerton; P028. found School Cecil
VI 47g NJSetdale q,.,:*pllnlel'JlIe, ,

25 January, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

b' .

, Small Stores "Small" In Name Only As I Famous Pianist I

Issuing Agent Is Really Big Business Thrills Large QFFICER

_____00 THE WEEKOne
Audience HereJose

Iturbi Has Packed
C ,
w 4 i S .ka N t House Despite Surprise

M wA Visit Friday MorningFor i:1

the second time in as many ,i
weeks, patients at the Naval Hos-
pital here were tteated to the appearance .

Ny 4 of a famous personalityin
; the entertainment world when
emu .
IL s.r Jose Iturbi, world renowned con
j"' cert pianist. played to a packed
.. > house! Frluay!
I The former conductor of the
New York Philharmonic Orchestrawas
1 in Jacksonville Thursday fora
4M concert at the George Washington I
hotel, and that afternoon
1 had entertained the boys at the A Y
Rr Camp Blanding Hospital Friday I
morning, Miss Evelyn Bird head
recreation worker with the American .
Red Cross at the Naval Hospital .
}.?' ], decided to try her luck and
$ Y I attempted to persuade Mr Iturbi A FC

to give a concert at the hospital >.
ii before flying on to his next engagement i $ : lws
\\t ; Within an hour she

w had extracted a promise from thefamed I
# ._ A p., cY < 'gw.' ,r:',s'k piano virtuoso to dash out of the more colorful figuresat
to the station for the recital. NAS Jacksonville, a veteran of

.. n Word quickly spread of the I almost 24 years of service and an
t.. unexpected visit of :Air Iturbi, I "up from the ranks" officer, is
and In no time at all the recreation Lt Comdr. James C. McCoy USN,
\\: room was jammed to overflowing officer In charge of VM unit and
: I;tttfftttftftftf.'l;;;;;; I So great were the T-l division officer

c': I crowds still unaccommodated I In their log book of memories
4 4S '.. !, that It was decided to shift the most veterans have scores of notations
lttftf.ftftftft't..1 locale to the auditorium When about strange far away
: ) . I the poet of the keyboard finally places they have visited, but few

<, ... .. arrived, there was standing room can boast such entries as "Jan
ilt.t.t..t.ftft.t. only In the auditorium, and uary, 1934--Participated in the
.. . rippled' of suppressed excitement first mass flight to Hawaii"; or

It\4t4..f.t.. ... .. I rolled over the room like waves' I November, 1939--Set sail from
American taste is suposed to Boston, as chief pilot with the
;$' ... lean heavily toward swing but Admiral Byrd expedition to the
5 t t from the reception Mr. Iturbi got : Antarctic. .

S Sv ." you'd have a hard time believingsuch I Such items typify the variedand
< 1 'iIf an assumption. After play- colorful career of tills genial
{, Ing several Chopin pieces and II likeable 8latorho was horn
other classical numbers, the smil- In !Salt Lake City on 9 May, 1 WAfter )! .
< ing concert artist delighted his attending) public school

audience with a rendition of 'I there and in Lo Angeles' h"
Boogie-Woogle In the modf"rn' joined the :>avj' in October, 19il,
mood now Mr. Ituibi played Kit- us an apprentice' seaman Com
If ten on the Keys as an encore be- I pleting' boot training at :sanIrandsco '
fore making a' hasty exit to catch I he was assigned t.ct
" an Army plane which was waitingto the mss Mississippi. later .bean
i take him to Savannah I transferred to a tanker, the USS!
One of the most unusual surprises Sawlo While aboard her he
1': > | Ma*
;(; was Mr. Ituibis almost promoted to seaman, first rI.I......
' >>', complete lack of what is knownas In 1923 he was ordered back t.>
"at'Italic tempeiament" Not the Mississippi and promoted to
I' only did he good.naturedlv banter
1. I coxswain. The ship cruised in the
with his listeners and pose graciously Atlantic the Caribbean and in
for pictures but he provedhe the Pacific. One day, while engage,
could with the best of
gag in long range gun fire practice,
them As the Jax Air News reporter one of the guns In the turret nextto
and photographer tried to
the one
young McCoy was in
get together on a suitable angle : backfired, killing 48 men
: -- from which to snap Mr. Ituibi at After a cruise to Australia he
S I IY the keyboard, he swung around in i left the service in September 1925,
} L his hair, stopped his playing and I but reenlisted for submarine duty
>3 leaning out over the edge of the I II two months later and was assigned

I stage inquired with a dead pan, I to the tender Holland By this time
Am I disturbing A you ?" I he was a boatswain's mate second

crowding and waiting for sen'lcecould class Then aviation caught his
Clothing and Small Stores is a
big business here at NAS Jack. be avoided if the crew would Seaman Jean Personnel Invited I interest and he applied for flight
training. The application
approvef.he .
sonville. but It's a business with try to spread their visits throughout To Attend Classes was ordered to Pensacola in the

out profits the month. Speedier service fall of 1926
Tells Military and civilian personnelare
Mistakingly believed by some to could be offered, and it would be Invited to enroll for from one I The young airman completed thetiaming
operate along the lines of Ship'sService easier on the customers and the to three college courses of fresh- in the late spring of 1927

which offers merchandiseto boys behind the counter, to say man or sophomore grade requiring I and was rated an aviation pit..t,
personnel at prices far below I nothing of both their dispositions. class attendance two eveningsper first class, He proceeded to S'j nDil'go
those in civilian stores but makesa
There are dH items listed on I week at the educational joined Torpedo Squad-
small Small Stores I
profit No 2 which later
the order blank, and in addition I Dear Fran: Jacksonville Junior College. 704 ron was assigned -
merely acts as the clothing issuing to the new aircraft carrier Saratoga
a stmk of athletic gear, trunks, I Riverside Ave.Registration. I II -
agent of the Navy. Its prices I Well may you ask what TARFU Boosted to chief aviation
I hocks shirts and for the second
sweat sweat
'are set by the bureau, and are shoes and means and perfectly do I illustrate I semester Is from 0900-2200 pilot he switched over to Fighting:
)pants, high gjm supporters ,
the same in all naval
Personnel attached to the clothIng Is maintained I'n- lit, for Things Are Really Fouled through 27 January Classes begin Squadron No. 2 which was also

t issue room receive no additional fortunately, these. litter Items Up. \Vhatta mess'! I suppose I'll"live I Monday 29 January, ): aboard with that the outfit Saratoga until. the remaining fall of;'

compensation) although they are not ahvav"* available III view to laugh hereafter;' but right I 1929 when he
of the In j j times wonder If I have .XNV was injured and his-
difficulty procuring
S 6 may strike for storekeeper ratings.I them VII hands, are )urged to now I don't see how things will .I friends-; pitalized.
I. 'biking ami 1 Small Mores is follow directions In filling out ever untangle themselves Bill I Things are fouled up in the bar- Upon his discharge from the h.)$-
an exclusive Navv Institution the order chit for faster and came back from leave and phonedme racks too. Carol and Eleanor left pital almost a year later McCoywas
The Army works on a different better service\ too I but it was about two o'clockIn I Monday Washington and two ordered to Squadron VO No. 2
|irnicl|.le-original: clothing issurveved the morning I guess, and the primitive persons moved in I and later changed to VS N}, 10
and replaced when I The shoe declaration chits you security watch wouldn't call me. :i should think Navy training would which was assigned to a cruiser
worn beyond repiir. The Navy sign when you purchase a pair of Of course I know were not sup- I have civilized them a little This i A few months later, in December,
provides enlisted |M>rsonnel with I shoes are filed to prevent personnel posed to receive local calls after "Pinto:' as she wants to be called 1930. he was selected to take put
a Mionetarj allowance earls year, from buying shoes indiscriminately 2300 just long distance but golly has about a thousand pairs of in the Puerto Rico Nicaraguan
paid in iiiarterlv| Installments" I in view of the fact he'd been a long distance, and you'd shoes and she leaves tht'm'..\'ny- aerial survey The job completed,
and permits the hluejac'ket to that leather is scarce and civiliansare think she could call me once But where, If there's something I do he returned to the United States
rationed to the numbers
fcK| >nd the nn iie\ at Small storesto as no; she just tells me about it laterin not love to land on when I slide I in the summer of 1931 and was assigned -
replace whatever Items that of shoes they may purchase. I the chow hall. I could beat her I down barefooted off the upper to shore duty at NAS Norfolk -

have been lost or worn out I An exchange service is offeredby I Then at noon, Hill.s hunk iii ate, I bunk. It's the unyielding heel of as utility pilot and assistantto
Though a mere mite in comparison Small Stores, and a separate Sam, told me he's gone to .%t- somebody else's shoe Mathe ration the operations officer Ordered
window is provided exclusively for board back to sea in August 1933, he reported
to other divisions on the I huts with his plate on an overnight never give her another
'station, Small Stores does a giant- I this purpose. Anything bought hop, s-ti I haven hid a I coupon'I to Commander, Scouting
sized job. Indicative of the hard may be exchanged provided the dunce tn talk to him \1'1.: hat's II I I Fleet, San Diego. and was assigned -
work put in by the crew of eleven I item has not been worn, stenciled, only the beginning. sly hhertt prac-tically' I to VP No S, In December he
enlisted personnel is the tremendous or soiled in any minnei card IH lost \\ It hllllt it I cannot Friends of Mary's gave her a whole was chosen for VP No, 10 which
amount of stores passed Original! this actlvilv was leave the base In one way Tilt sack full, fresh off their trees and made the first Navy mass flightto
through the windows in a single located In Hangar I:;I and had lucky, because where 1 work, the I thl'y're better than anything one the Hawaiian Islands in P2Y1
month During the.month of December a compliment of slv! : men. It cards are not taken up rverv could dream up to eat; full of juice. I the following month)
1944, 6500 pairs of shoes. moved to lildg flit; In IMem- div, so If 1 keeil.till, noltodv will sweet and spicy. Temples develop the flier remained with the
14500 skivvy shirts 27000 pairsof her, Jitll, and has grown so know about It and I can JII..tto/ I i ed around here somewhere their Miiadrnn| In the (Islands for three
socks, and 29,700 handkerchiefs I that now eleven enlisted( personnel on living/ right here on the stilion granddaddy was related to a tangerine I and one-half years a* lending
f\ were sold. In addition to the I i are perrn:inenth." assignedh I for the duration Isn't that n "I It seems, accounting for the chiefhen he returned tit UM
cash sales there are health and ; Olga Ilocrk heads the department ducky future! .\ lifetime restriction deeply: colored and pungently fragrant mainland In 1917: he wax again
comfort Issues, Marine disaster issues I as, clothing officer. 'Itnt If I ask for a new' one, I skin. To me they seem descended assigned to 1'1 IgMlng squadronNo.
prisoner, and boot issues to Business hours are from OStO III he put on restriction for Ivs- I from the sun also That's I 2. '
swell the total volume. When till 1200, and fiom 1300 to 1500 Ing the old one, and if I have to the flavor: sunshine ought to have. In the summer of 1939 came the
the boot camp was in operationhere daily except Saturday The cash tell how it hdtiN| >ned I'll get Our protracted argument over the Invitation to join the polar expedition .
a branch operated in Cldg 1 Issue room gets a complete going something worse*, .because someIxxly !- I relative merits of the cherry and because of his experience in
467 to take care of boot Issues. I over, $ n Saturday by some of the else had It. which Is never the orange has at last been ended. navigation and piloting large
While an average of 500 men boys while the rest devote themselves supposed to he. Serves me right You win. I concede the superiority planes. On 9 February, 1910 he
daily are served at Small Stores I I I to restocking depleted Items. for giving It to a bird-brain whit of the ,orange II sighted a new mountain peak and
this figure leaps sharply upward On Monday the grind .gins: all I goes nut and throws, It to the I Love named It after his wife. He later
around paydays. The resultant over again. wild wind like a feather Som JEAN I Continued eft Page Five

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The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U S
Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida, by the Public W11ilhri
to the Koveinment. Copies M ;
Relations Office at no expense: -'
ale distributed, tie of charge at the Naval Air Station, .
the Nasal l Air Technical Training Center, the headquarters How Big Are You?
of the Naval Air Operational Training Command, Naval k
Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs Naval Auxiliary : I Air Gunners' School,
Alr'stallon Cecil Field the Naval
One day a circus came to town. Among the 1
the'U. S. Naval' Hospital, the Naval Auxiliary Air Station
Municipal No. 1. and the Naval Auxiliary Air StallonMaHlOlL articles of its equipment'as a mirror. This minor
was one of those twisted and curved affairs that
of all natural
M'FRII. distorts the Image out proportions
Rear Admiral Andrew C. TJSN
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training often producinglaughable results. Many of the
patrons of the circus were filled with 'IRlCtonlshmt'nt
Captain Herbert E. Recan: L'SN when
Commanding Officer and confusion they caught sight of their
Jatksomllle Naval Air Station ridiculous appearance in that mirror
Among those who stopped to look at themselveswas
Captain Commanding Joseph B. Lv Officer'nch, L'SNR a five-year-old child with Its mother Being

Naval Air Technical Training Center only a little boy, and reachingy as high as the
first curve, the mirror made him look at least 6
John J. O'MallPV (MC). USN
Commanding OfficerU. feet tall. After gazing In amazement at his image,
S. Naval Hospital he cried out to his mother, "Mother, look! This is
chance to be "
: Kelleher. t'SMC Ret.) *> > my
J. (
Colonel Martin
Commanding: Officer JLjrc issJ5ivi For one brief moment that little boy had had the \
Marine Barracks ( chance to look big, even though he may not have

Commander Commanding EddE.;: Officer Dolecek, USN Vr ;;: *u &&&****&? had Most the of chance us are to satisfied be big. if we can look big even .

Naval Air Gunnel School l\np.r: ? *&> 5*%* though we remain small. If we were as anxious to ,a abe
to look
Commander Frank T. Corbln USN I big as we are big we could save our.
Commanding Officer Ii i selves and others an amazing amount of grief
Naval, Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs Most of us, however though we have many more fJ
Commander Michael! P Baftdanovkh. USN "A simple 'hello'vill do!" chances to be big than to look big prefer' the
Commanding Officer easiest way.
Naval AualliaryAir_ Station, Cecil Field Rank and rate give us the opportunity to look

Commander Carl F. Nleberle; USN --- big, but they do not necessarily mean that we Y
Commanding Officer are bigger because of this. Too often the opposite
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Municipal No. 1 AMUSEMENT CALENDAR Is true! Position grants power but power without

Lieut. Comdr. Tf: P Menlttt'SNR: responsibility can be petty. On the other hand
Commanding Officer lack of rank or rate does not relieve us of our
Naval Auxiliary All Station Maypoit Mainside Movie Schedule I responsibility as Christians, as citizens, or as men

Lieut. Col. William T. Evans USMC (Ret.) Thursday"SAHARA," Humphrey Ilogart. Second run. i of the Naval service.
Commanding Officer Frldaj-"XKJIir CLUB GIKL." Vivian Austin. A brother and sister Living as we do in a closely knit organization
Marine Aviation Detachment act arrives In where every man Is, to a more or less
Hollywood for their The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service parked (car. Their opportunity come* through!: a columnist who dependent' on the other, It la Imperative that Me
material. Republication of credited matter prohibited sells them to a night club proprietor. Instead of selling their en be rather than .seem to be. If we do not fulfill our
without permission\ of CNS.'ar Department 205 fc. obligations to our shipmates, no matter how
tertainment they xell' a new recipe' for hash high
42nd St. N. Y. c.
I Saturdaj-"TlfiEK; S1IAKK," Edward G. Kobinson. KeUnne.Sunday "' or how low our standing, we are small enough to
-"PRACTICALLY sit on a piece of tissue paper and dangle our feet!
What We're Fighting For YOURS Claudette Colbert, "'rl'dIa: <- .
.\Iurra '. -- ---- ----
A -
; farce-ooniedy dealing with the' "truni| ed up" romanceof T -

f What are we of the United States of a flyer who returns a national hero; and because' of a misunderstood Navy Radio
America fighting for? That question has statement It K believed he loves' a former oo-woiker ":'UIIII Programs
he hardly knowN Forced to pretend Ion to preserve the publicIdeal
been asked countless times since we became I 1 they eventually fall for each other' TlirilSDAY"Service -

involved in the greatest conflict of all time Monclaj"THK SUSPKCT; Ella Kalnes Charles 1..IHIKhton.Ii a Headlines""Trained Time" \VMIIK (ens) IttOO-lfiSO
and it leas been answered with an almost London tobacconist Charles Laughton U goaded into murdering ) for. Mftorv"The '" \\JHI' IRO. .IS 10
hU nagging wife who threatens to his \\ JAXM.MHIl 18 15-1 8.101BOOI.SO)
expose friendship amore
equally large number of high sounding First IJne"Hi CHS
( ) 2'lOO.'l'lSO
understanding woman. lie U then forced to kill again to
phrases.We i silence" / a blackmailer. HU plans to escape are thwarted by hi. IDA V- ,
believe we have the answer in language :, own sense' of decency when he learn an Innocent person will die I "Sf: 'rti'e Time" WMIIK (CBS)

that can understand.That I I for his crimes I "Xavy .Newt" \\-IAX l'UO.I7.
everyone ":"\ .
group of 'teen aged youngsters on Tuesday, "THIS' MAX'S"\ NAVY," AVallac Beery The drama of the !SATMtllAV"Halls alI..aellinMl" \\JIII' JRO. -UIiO
I, Sa\')" llghter-than-air/ service and the men who make the blimps -
the corner lot, choosing up sides to play begins at I.akeliurst and Minds up In Burma. Against: "' the ba 'k- i.f Monte/iima \\'..U( (!Mut.) 1800-18.10!
baseball as the months of spring approach ; I ground of training, it tells the story of a tough! \eteranV lore for 'I "Meet Your Xa,')'" 11'.1111' (Rite) 10.10-3000

a lad of tender years, barefoot, fishing polein his adopted .on' who he thinks l bears a streak of cowardice. SUNDAY"llhirjai-

hand accompanied by a dog of doubtful', Wt'elnt"'llay-.OH1.' IIIIEVKS" Ullllam Boyd A roottn. tootin', I 'ket ('holr'nllm (CBS), 1I0. .I1 n

denomination and pedigree headed for the ---hhootin'- western.'' ] "nuifio: -Morj"MOMMY W.fAXlIq"\ ) 2330-2400:

old fishing hole : youthful mothers with their I I T. S. Navy Band" \\JAX (NBC"\ ) 1lo.nn:

babies some of them not old enough to walk, I t1ell "" "St'r\I't'Tlnlp" \VMBK (CBS) IfiOOHMOHMOlffl)

enjoying the sunshine and health giving it tOMMUNI / ""Kill Nalle. I'lanlst"av \VMBKVJAX ? i
I UI f. \ New"
> \ 17.10-7.M
atmosphere of Atlantic beaches' without
our ; ee ":"\ aIIf'adlln....*," VUIIPUMRK J80. .IIHO
fear of planes buzzing overhead ; school children : _.--::,.., ." TlJo; UA" -

playing in the yard, oblivious to the "' : "Service lime" (CBS) 1HOO-1ASO

fact that a war is going on ; a few days in the have had niiinerous re<|tisN", for the parody to "Don't Fence me "Nav>' Headline \\',)111' IM. .IIIO!
woods with and dog from business In" that I did at last Friday's Smoker HO with apologies to Cole "Singing/ :sailor" \VJAXMUR 181.1-1830'
gun away Porter-here It Is! (dedicated to the Personnel' Officer), WEINF.SIA1'--; ;
cares ; a trip on a river, lake or stream, fishing I "Service Time" \\' (CHS) 1800.IIISO

rod in hand with a glorious sunrise Oh, give me land lots of land under starry skies above "'Navy New*" \VJAX l'UO.173'S'

appearing in the east or a flame red sunsetin Don't ship me outLet "Navy Headline" \VJIIP 180.1-1810

the west. I me abide In the wide open barracks that lionHon't -e.tlt7pDt3ttuattDHm1pt1Oct000Q147aDQg6tJeaeer.
ship me outLet
We could go on naming those simpler me shout every night on my bended knees

things of life indefinitely, but we're confident Shooting raps with sailors in the evening hreevr 1:1:
you get the idea. I don't care If all I ever roll ls three = Divine ServicesTroUalaat :

Maybe we're wrong, but in thinking over I But Don't don't turn"ship me loose me out 'QGCDDf.ilCCDCCCCCCDDDDgDCCDf.ilAgnCf.ilDUm I
the question "what are we fighting for ? Let Inc "'Rndf'r'a)' out yonder through the wilds, of Jacksonville (haprlt Muslin RO.d and Birmingham Au.....
we've often had occasion to run across just I'll take abuse 0730 i -Holy Communion '

such happenings' as those mentioned above, Throw me In the brig, on K.)'. or I'll take a medicalI'll OIIO-0930-Training: Mjndav: School Center(small Divine chapel atr\I)('.,.

and each time it has flashed into our mind even swab all the' decks and make all the beds :- --enfial;:; 1 Divine' pert ice
I'll cook the how and I'll bake all the breadsI'll 184V-Vesper serf Ice. )
TIIAT IS polish' all the brass and I'll clean all the heads 116.1O-MR Head and lrmla.h8m' Aer..e :t""

# -TilE AMERICAN WAY OF ,LIFE. i But don't .ship me outBreezes 07(10( a aa! .
OKW: =Mass.: J
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: "Just One More Chance""If I '!sr.rr..r.rclareomaasa ( Entertainment 1100 1.00-Ma.-Mass... i)

I IhrUtlan Science l'nl'l'1 Muslin Road sad Hlrml1100lsmnll .
: IJ
I just had another chance I'd mend my FeaturesThuub.I..t Avenue chn ppl. ,J

ways and go onward to a worthwhile life." I : Salty Humor From gI .iVi"Itirniiniham.liNJO "*? "..y ,:s"'BUt' Small nil 1'.1. corner .f Musti .r.
times has that been said Dune and Floor
How many, many : Here' And There.rrtaaararaaerDwarrrasa J huN :N( ('x M ir.l..r>rile*, I so, '' ) -Mutual meeting' (\\'t'dnt'8dll\)
yet it is doubtful that many have profited I ,. Church andewnan 1001'....., 21011- Jewish :Semi,'.: Small Chapel Muslln Road and Dllmln-
ham A\t'nuto
I Z.tOII.Urrktllnc.; L "I\.
from the experiences of others.
Elsewhere in the JAX AIR NEWS today t\: cry'where' M.ln and tenser Streets I 1------ !
1 MotherWhere do bad little Arena 20011.. Admission trrtlrr |> you'll find a brief article, written to the Legal girls go ?" : I sonnet, MeKr From Other

Officer of this Station, by a man who re- Babs: "Oh, everywhere." !'-Freii Its,Ic., 1''n.' liurdi andes Papers J 1 1
sin Streets, OUI: l.
ceied a Bad Conduct Discharge. Find it y I
I Not Perfect SHlurtlav,," ....Ihllll. I'. of Florldn). v*, If anyone still thinks after what has happened
and read it. Think it over. It may keep you sailor I never Jan 'li.,., Mainhiilr Auilllorlum, in Belgium, that the war with Germany is about .
Blonde: "Sorry :
| 2(1( (0.
out of trouble. ''go out with perfect strangers." .1 over, the landing and capture of two Nozi spies on r.

The prime necessity for speed in modern Sailor: "S'all right babe, I a'n'tperfect. (rrw'ii following!, music IM.. Air"lI :o.1..lInn| the East Coast and the possible landing of others

warfare makes it necessary that boys be- ." Hand. in him.Japanese balloons In the West, should disillusion\ ,"
I The fact that trained saboteurs are .
come men overnight. Lads of 18-jes even I States not
lean t.r.funtome, 221 U. only proves ;
17-are in the service, far from home and 1 Same Old Story :strrtt. 211;JO. that Germany Is fighting: with every ounce of her t
the have known. Dentist at Dispensary: "Sorry u"d.-f',., strength but that active\
companions they They're (0" aud houshsuta. collaborators are at large
I'm all out of gas. I SO'P. (hyrih and :> .. ..,.,. In American
r lit I
n.n. territory The FBI has done
and all too often to a 4
tempted tempta- WAVE in chair: "Ye Gods! Do .)Ih. Tupiiiilr Itlanillni Stun :Mallnn, job.
tion. We're not trying to preach a seimon. dentists pull that old stuff, too ?" anil. 1MA. ,I. .-. ? ---Gosport.Don't .

We couldn't if we would, but we've always I Not ( y I Buffet Inrmal supper Utnrr,, ISO Stage, (hurih!Show,.nd and:>.In-...- say a thing's- impossible

been interested in the welfare of young I "Who sing those who are .an foot,..... I The chances are you'll rue It--- & .
are people 1 '
and hate to them take the Buffet Supper, Jewish Temple, Ashlly. Because some fool woh doesn't know,
people we see I cheering asked the Boot, as the ..d I..ur. sirrrl. Will
wrong path.'Therefore. 1 sailors marched to the train. M"n..Y-.I.. llufmann I'lano Rental I ,come along and do It.
again to all of "Those," replied an old sea dog, t.rartf 1 hlull"D! Iliitrl, 201(1.: | I -The Wind Sock.
we say you I .,
krl n all l li> at VVrlfarr Olfirr.Danr 11"1
read this letter from a man who went out Ing."are the people wha are not got anil Floor s|Skew | so.. 311 W. "I'm tiied-,.ery tired- -let me sleep." There

cf the Navy with a black mark against his |, --- i, I>ut.l Mrrrl' 211 10. : were VAOIIIS c.f. a dying Navy gunner as he lay
T.-h..k..lh.lI.. !Xrd l.'. vi. Jax I, mortally wounded on the deck of his ship. All of
record. We believe you'll agree that it is Miss Xlthlnr' ,'|I fliers, Mamnlilr. AiulMxrulm 2.'fi. j I: us and you ,and I both are tired of this war But
worthwhile to make an extra effort to come '|I Prof: You don't know the first "oalna- Mats anil Heater sirrl ArtnaiailmiM.I thing about' syntax. .n .serslee prr."nni-l.' 2H'.
out of this with 4.0 conduct mark jobs as long, M men like .
war a ,I I. Student: Don't tell me they'retaxing i Mrtlnemlav-Kkumba anil ( ..(. I.. that are LYIND DEAD
I I "&, and Informal Danrr, I so, on their,
before your name. that, too. I I ...
Ali M. l> ) Street, 1':1': J I -The Navoted Fuze BC x.Page .


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Dispensary Has Steady DeclineIn Summer Athletic Awards Presented WAVES I

Captain DupuyAs DeductionsFor "J<.. ,t

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War Bonds ...
Continued From Page One

will not let up now-because Tommy js .
Receives Promotion And ,
and Mac are still out there & ai r.

Takes Over New Duties fighting fighting like h-1-they j
are not letting: up.
Here On 6th January "A drtve will be conducted on 1 1I
this Station soon sometime
Captain Larry Dupuy will remember around 1 February-to secure
6 January, 1945 for more 'I these 400 new War Bond pledges
than one reason. Not only did he that are needed to put this Station -
officially relieve Comdr. T. V. Jo- 1. once more at the top of the
seph as senior dental officer at 1 list, In the meantime, the em r t iF
the Mainside Dispensary, but he ; ployes who are not partlcpatlng1 in
received a promotion to the rank i I this plan are urged to think it
of Captain as well. I OVer. Sign that pledge Sign it
I The new dental officer possessesa for Tommy and Mac. Sign it for
warm; friendly smile that is 1 yourself. Ten years from now
positively infectious, and he has I you'll be mighty glad you did."
already won the admiration of the I -t--

entire department down to the last Officer Of The Week
corpsman. A rugged outdoors
man he is an ardent hunter and Continued From Page Three
golfer likes to fish, and used to received notification from the
box: back in the days when he State Department that the mountain a t
was an athletic officer during and is now officially\ called "Mt.
subsequent to World War I. Alma McCoy" and Is so listed on

The captain considers New Orleans the latest charts.
his home town, but was I After other thrilling adventures -
born in Gramercy, La., on 26 November I In the frozen waste" of the I "
,' 1893. He attended public South Polar region, the expedition n -- -
schools In Gramercy and then pur- returned to America, and In I Awards for summer athletic accomplishments i were presented: WAVES: on this Station lat Friday
sued a piedental course at Chenet July, 1941, ;McCoy reported to by Capt. Herbert E. Megan, Commanding Officer t''lt to right above are: Capt. Itegan, It. (jg)
College in New Orleans. Receiving NAS Jacksonville as a tent pilot.. 'I Verla 1\(. Hill of the Physical" Training Department who assisted with swimming and tennis, Mary (J.
his dental degree at Tulane Uni- Next he was assigned to VM: Booth, Aviation !\Iad.lnl"t'lillIte! : Second Class! captain of the ,summer Softball team from Assemblyand I
veisity In 1915.::) he established his unit, and in December ramp a I Repair, Betty Mushier PIt.Sc, captain of the swimming tE'amIary: Marclniah, 11.\Ie, who won
office In Gramercy, giving it' up promotion to warrant offlrei. In the tennis! Mingles championship for Ml, and Lt. (J jg) Anna :McNett who assisted. with the swimmingand
to join the Marine corps on 1 May : quick succession came an upping I tennis competition
1817 After a year with the Ma. I to lieutenant, junior grade, and _. .- --
lines, he transferred to the Navyas alignment! at T-l division officer .
a lieutenant, junior grade, and t In March, 194,2: ; lieutenant Rocket Output Is Jax Ranks Second Is That Income
served with that branch of the In October, 1942: and designation
armed forces until 1924. During at OinC of VM: ; and finally lieu Among Stations Tax Man After

this period young Dupuy saw duty II tenant-commander last Novem Number 1 Among
in Washington Parris Island Nor ber. I In Bond Sales You Answer
folk, Charleston, the West Indies, Just as his naval career has been
and aboard the Chaumont, and in unusual and 'varied, so is Comdr.McCoy's i For '45The I Continued From Page One
I II Projects Jacksonville Naval Air Station
1919 was promoted to lieutenant.In I outside interests. Husky (
1 with an efficiency index of 111.6 whose income from such outside
1921 he served with the Marinesin and robust, he is a real outdoorsman
the Dominican with a particular fondness for Naval Ordnace Plant, Shu- ranked second among the Naval source, plus any Navy income in ...
campaign. i
hunting and fishing. His oyster I'I maker is the No. 1 item on the Air Stations of the nation in De. I I excess of $1500 is expected to
Back in civilian life in 1924, he roasts it has been revealed are entire Naval production and pro- cember War Bond sales accordingto total $500 or more are required
resumed his practice in New Or- something to look forward to. He I curement program at the present figures released last week. Pen- : to file a Declaration of EstimatedTax

is quite a collector, too, and duringhis time, it has been announced by sacola topped the field with 115.9 I for 1915 by 15 March.
with Corpus Christi posting 108.7 Legal .\ssKtuiut
extensive travels he has amassed the Navy Department.The I
quite an assortment of souve- Navy procures most rocketsfor for. third honors. I The legal assistance officer in
i both the Army and Navy. I Pensacola also set the pace in the legal office, building 954, has
nirsMarried to the fromer Alma Gayof The Shumaker plant will be the percentage of payroll employee I income tax blanks, and will assist i
Raleigh, N. C., in April, 1931, principal rocket loading, assemblyand : participation with Jacksonville sec naval personnel attached to NAS
the commander now considers storage plant. of the entire ond. "E" bond sales at NAS I in making out returns.
Bunn, N. C., his home. The country-and the only Naval Ordnance Jax reached the total of $1.126- 1 To avoid congestion,
McCoy's have two children, JamesC. Plant working exclusivelyon 74375 while at Pensacola $1,240- i lit is requested that naval personnel -

., Jr. aged 11, and Leilanl, aged rockets. I 1| 033.75 worth were sold. '| requiring assistance go to the
10. The family resides at 4802 At- The plant, in the vicinity of Navy Yards and Naval Air Sta. Legal Offife as soon as possible,
tleboro Street here in Jacksonville Camden, Arkansas, will cover ap- tions led the program in Decem- first securing from the disbursing
proximately 110 square miles-- ber with 93.6 per cent of the civil. I officer a statement of their total
1 -._.-A- 70,000 acres and_was named for ian personnel of the yards investing 'taxable Navy pay earned during
the late Captain S. <<. snumaner, 11.2 per cent of their gross 1944 ( and bringing with them com.
Combat Veteran U. S. Navy, who as head of the I I payroll in bonds and 94.6 per cent plete detailed figures on any In-
Research and Development Sec- of the personnel of the Air Stations come from outside sources).

Heads Aviation tion, Bureau of Ordnance, was one investing 11 per cent. i. Some Returns Now Overdue
of the nation's most active persons I Bond purchases for the month Naval personnel who earned suf-
Training Here in rocket development. Capt. I totaled $120.701,910 far passingthe ficient money to require filing a
Shumaker died in June, 1944 of a previous high mark of $78- return for 1944 and who failed to
Continued from Page One heart attack. I 587.5b9 in July 1914. December file a Declaration of EstimatedTax

first Battle of the Philippine Sea Facilities for the Shumaker purchases brought the year's total '' for 1944 by 15 January, or
as the most memorable engage plant will cost approximately $60- to $576201,731 as against $299-I who filed same but underestimated
116307 for 1913 or an increase of the tax 20
000,000. I due by % or more,
ment in which his group participated !
93 cent.Harvard .
This was the action of It is hoped to have part of the per should have filed income tax return -
June 19-20 which supported the plant in operation by March 1. -t- for 19it by 15 January and

landings in the Marianas. It cost A total of 17,000 workers are Alumni To should file same immediately to
avoid additional
the Japs 428 planes and was needed to construct the plant. I[ penalties.
Captain Dupuy dubbed the "Marianas Turkey ( Only 10,000 are now on hand-I: Meet Friday Night --t-
Shoot"' by our fliers, On the sec- 7,000 more workers are needed 208,510 r Veterans
leans, joining the Naval Reserve Harvard alumni and their
ond day of this engagement Commander Is'
immediately. Prime need now
corps in 1927. Ten years later Shifley led his group in an for unskilled laborers, of which guests are invited to attend a Get Pension 'Pay
he receiveda
till on inactive duty, attack on Japanese transports. dinner meeting of the Harvard
4.000 additional are urgently
promotion to lieutenant-com When he reached the target he wanted now. Club on Friday, 26 January, in I WASHINGTONlCNSA1( ) of
mander. could see in the distance a sight the Seminole hotel. I Dec. 31. 1944. a total of 203,510
When the plant is completed approximately
Recalled to active duty on 23 which hadn been seen in the' 5 000 Professor Shapley director of veterans of this war were receiv-
June 1941, the dental officer was Pacific since Midway-the major i workers will be, needed permanent for the Harvard observatory will be'' ing pensions for service-connected
assigned to 8th naval district Jap war fleet. He decided to go pro the speaker at this meeting. disabilities, the Veterans Administration -
headiua.rters' at New Orleans as a after it"As duction purposes. has increasedas Alumni wishing to make re.servaI I revealed. The cost of
dental surgeon From March, we flew past the transports Rocket production tions! should call Walter 1<'. Rogers, I! pensions for World War II soldiers
1912! to January, 1943, he did procurement and headed for the warships follows: I phone 5088. had risen 40513.789 over 1913.
Year 1943-$9.600.000.
work and then was f _.
one of our boys opened ul'on '
O ) Year 1914- -$91,164.000. I
named senior dental officer of the radio and expressed a
When production hits its peakIn Famous Pianist Entertains .
the New Orleans Naval Station. thought that was In everyone's
In September, 1943, he returned 11I1111I:''\\'E'II, looks as If we! have' last quarter 1945$100,000,000per _
tJ dental procurement work, this, less! than a :30-50 chance of getting .month.
time in New York City, and in blu'kI: It turned out, wedid ---*- I I

December he was promoted to much better than :50-50. On Vermonters May Cast
commander Before reporting to I the' way home many of our U
NAS, Jacksonville, he served for I planes run out of fuel and lnii one month at NAS, Pensacola, In the water, but most of the, |
elections and town
having been transferred there from pilots Mere picked up The Jap < 1p
will\ be held Y
his post in New York, i lost" two carriers that day and | meetings thl'oughout.i _
the state of Vermont on 6 March, 3
Captain Dupuy married the former I 2t( more of their planes were 1945. Naval personnel, members I
Stephanie V.: Sharp of New shot down." i 1' _
of the Merchant Marine, and certain __
Orleans In May, 1918. They have I Commander Shifley was awarded attached civilians may vote in I d
one daughter, Dorothy, aged 24. At the Navy Cross! for this actionof such elections by absentee ballot. I
present, the captain is here alone, June 20. He also wears the Postcard applications for state
living at senior BOQ, but Mrs. Du- Distinguished Flying Cross! for the I absentee ballots may be secured .3 Y
puy is expected to join him as soonas operations at Palau New Guinea, from Commander C. O. Holley,
he is settled in his new assignment Hollandia and Truk. i Station Voting Officer building I

The new training superintendent 40, daily between the hours of 0300
-t- is no stranger to this station hav- and 1630,
ing served here flight Instruc.
as a ,
---I -
House Occupants Are tor from December 1910 to May. I

Reminded Of 1912, nol as a member of the T od y.'s SnappyUnderstatement
Bargain Naval Air Operational Training tsers

All occupants of war housing Command staff from November i
obtained through the Housfng Office 1912 until the following May. He SAN 'RANCISCOCNS) -
of this Station have been reminded la a graduate of the Naval Aciul- "The war is becoming more critical aa.Q. .
of their agreements to va- edy, class of 1913 and won his I ," Emperor Ilirohito recently
cate such housing within 30 days wings at Pensicola in 1937 He has warned the Japanese Diet, it was M
after being transferred to com- been inrNaval aviation ever since, disclosed\ in a Tokyo broadcast I T
mands: beyond the Jacksonvilleareat having seen duty aboard the U.S,S. monitored by the Federal Com.
This 'requirement must be Savannah 'and at the Gunnery municatlona Commission. Patients;; at 't ieNa val Hospital here got a Kjwrlal thrill last Frl.lay'.
strictly adhered to in; (order to Sohool at Hollywood, Fla, in addition. when Jose Iturbl, world famous pianist made a'' last-minute: das m
provide quarters for new person .t.. Jacksonville. Oswego. N, Y Together with 'lout to the 'base1) to put on III| mUl'ert.fOIf thrtiu Mr4j+ Iturbl, deeply
nel being assigned to this Station, Commander Shifley a native.of their daughter,' Susan the 'coupl'emnkp engrossed In'his playing of Ueberstrohm, hold, t.ue auJleiiee *p IU
as the construction of new hOus" Mounds III. Is married to the their Jacksonville home on bound with his tatant for extracting such rich anti 1H-.tlful'mellidl. .
i Ing has practically ceased. former Frances Ellen Norman of the Naval Air Station. front the piano,


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Page Six JAX AIR NEWS 25 January, 1945


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: r CJ -orl.s .t' ,,:." ,. Stung By Preflight NAS Cagers Face''A Y
J' "" ,1'f-i; ; >o .'" \
f 7: ,A" ,

,;4 } RT iffl1ft if ; .; j Field Florida & Coast Guard -,
t,4. ll1B"r., .. "';!.A ...,I,..''.,. '
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.., "
,If' "tt't.! t .t.l?!:'IV I :..1. ." 1i-il.. .J Seeking to restore prestige and regain confidence, the NAS Fliers go to post three in i,
; < .' : : ..,.' I. ""' 'T.J '
;\(' ;" ( ; C'' "' times in Mainside Auditorium. 1.1 ;
.., rI';: ".... -:::., ': 'I "" t The fAerSdlh'd( ? wings clipped by the classy North Carolina Preflightge forces .. I

By Bernard Kahn, Y3c last week, but they'll try to bounce back on the home courts Friday, Saturday and Tues ,!

Otto Graham, a quiet, mannerly black-haired boy whose picture day. Here's the menu: '.
has been framed on every sports page in the country, sat on a stoolin Friday: It's the Station vs. the army quint from Drew field (Tampa, Fla), A prelim ,1

the dressing room of the Mainside Auditorium last Saturday night '._,rv__,,_. n of_ _toon_ nnU matches__ the____ unbeaten WAVES sextette against the_Coca Cola girls of-- ,."J
and grinned good-naturedly and said "Sure," when we asked him Starke, Fla.Saturday. 10;':!
if he had a few minutes to spare. : The University :.
Graham cut a wide swath in collegiate athletic ranks as an All- FLIERS CHALLENGE MEMPHIS! a
of Florida Gators
America football and basketball star at Northwestern University and, raid the r
as Naval Air Station coaches, players and fans can painfully testify, The Station Filers have offered to meet' Memphis NATTC )In Mainside Auditorium. Florida 4!.'

he's all that an All-American Is supposed to be. It was Graham a basketball battle. I whipped the Fliers in football ::I
now a naval air cadet, who sparked North Carolina PreFlight'seleven The Tennessee NATTO quint Is unbeaten In 19 games and and the Station cagers will be ,
to a 14-13 victory over theStation in November and Saturday Is averaging close to 70 points per start, but she's so red hot to avenge It. The opening out .
game at
Automatic Otto was the cool, calculating floor leader who guided that Memphis coaches claim the better service and college clubs 1900 pits the WAVES against the ,.11"
Pre-Flight's cagers to a 63-46: win at the expense of the Station's won't play 'em. Gulf Life club of Jacksonville. ,
splendid quintet. "I have written a letter to Memphis!! and hate asked for a date '- a
During the chinfest with' Graham, we asked him what was the here," Coach Sax Elliot announced :Monday.: "If th<->'ll play w, Tuesday-A first rate St. Angus- <;.
biggest kick he ever enjoyed from his sports career, fully expectinghim .they'\e got a game." tine Coast Guard squad hits the '
to say that it was being named an unanimous All-America grid- Fliers headon here It was Joe ,-: ;
man. But Otto replied: Muffoletto, Gifford Rioux and r ,a
Ralph Pink of St. Augustine who "
"Beating Navy last season. Flying High _
Pre-Flight was given less chance of licking the Naval Academy led a Coast Guard All-Star outfit ,;
than the Germans have against the Russians, but they upset the ___.__.__________...." ll: :':win'lry to a 43-39 upset over the Fliers (;;
Middies, 2114. I 1QS. three weeks ago. (fJ"'o,; f:
"We could play the Navy a 1,000 times again and we'd lose"a Corpus Christi Calls It Off t.
1,000 times but that was our day," A change in the schedule was t
said Otto. "We deserved to win it is doubtful if anybody expected I y necessitated when Corpus Christ! r,t
one; we really played inspired him to play basketball too, as wellas (Texas) Navy was forced to can. 4;
ball" he did.When ; If 1. eel its Friday appearance here due ,,
"Is there much difference be- the laurel mills grind out !, i' .3 to Navy regulations on athletio :?l
tween service and college sports?" sports headlines, they usually go : travel. Drew Field was substituted. ,:,x':
we Inquired. to performers who operate in a During the past week, the Station
"I don't find much difference," more ostentatious manner than __ hoopsters knocked off Camp
asserted the six-foot, 192-pound Automatic Otto. His is no flashy Blanding, dropped a hectic game '
athlete, who plays the violin, cornet brilliance, no hot-handed enthusi- Q b l llq to a talented North Carolina Pre-
and French horn and who asm, no one-man show stuff. flight team, and came back strong
majored in music at Northwestern. When Pre-Flight toppled the Tuesday at Orlando and polished r
"I think they're about equal. You Flier gridders, Graham's name did off the Army AFTAC crew.
hear a lot about service sports be- not even appear in the scoring The Fliers now possess a fine
ing rougher, but I believe that column. But he was always a record of 14 wins and two defeats,
depends upon the individual. As a thorn in the Fliers' side as a but that setback by Preflight was
whole I don't think they are any shreavd craftsman and fine team costly. The Fliers were rated 11th
rougher in the service. In fact, a player Once he went back to pass, in the country prior to Preflight
lot of servicemen play cleaner found no receiver and ran 19 yardsto game and a topranking team can.
than they did in college because the one-foot line to set up a' not afford the luxury of a loss.
they are !In the service." touchdown for another Preflight As a result, the Station slipped to
Grilling Graham is pleasant, be- player. Another time he shot a 31st in the national ratings issued
cause he's unassuming and easy bulls-eye pass for the second by Converse-Dunkel.
to talk to. lie was drafted by the marker, and twice he snuffed out Coach Dyke Rac se'. Preflight
Detroit Lions and is consideringan Station scoring threats by intercepting Cloudbusters bested the Fliers 5J
offer to play professional football aerials in his ter- to
deep own 46, in a ding-dong battle that
"if the war doesn't last too
ritory. kept the Auditorium in bedlam
long. Otto is 23 now. When Pre-Flight tripped up the Saturday night.
"I believe pro football was Station's hardwood hotshots, Gra- It was a terrific struggle and
even more popular than the college ham did not play the role of lead- close guarding tactics employed resulted
game before" the war put a ing score, although he has scored in a number of fouls. In
crimp In It, opined Otto. "Pro
32 than other
points more any fact, Preflight won the game from
football has a great future. Pre-Flight player this season. It the foul line. The smooth shooting
They give the spectators a real t
was Dean Meador who sank 15 Preflighters cashed in 13 out
show; The college coaches play
points Saturday of 19 free throws while the Fliers
conservatively, never pass in But it was Automatic Otto, cool scored six out of ] b
their own end zone, hit the line and calculating, studying the
for the visitors' seven point mar-
for two yards when they have a
Fliers, thinking, maneuvering, set-
lead, and so on but the pros the floor Don Gothler, Station center, takes a running jump and practically gin in the final tally.
ting plays as general,
up ,
play all out all the time." feinted beneath the basket and lays the ball on the lips of the basket a* Otto Graham (>o. NC started off at full clip and
The Pre-Flight players were all feeding the ball to his teammates, 17), North Carolina Preflight we, soars into the air in a futile attempt commanded an early lead. The
dressed now, and it was time for and making use of the whole to block the shot. Dean Meador (No. 9)) of Preflight, watches! Fliers surged back and whittledPreflight's
them to return to their roost at paraphernalia of basketball, who the play with mouth agape Preflight bested the Station In the' Sat- advantage to 22-20( at
Chapel Hill, N. C., and we said was principally responsible for the urday game here, 5346.IL. intermission. A see-saw battle ensued
in the third and five
s'long. The basketball game here Pre-Flight victory. quarter
was also a farewell for Graham Graham is one of those rare times the fighting Fliers came
for he completed his course at the I natural athletes with a fighting from behind and tied the score, but

Navy Pre-Flight School last week spirit, controlled and held in check, they were never able to go ahead
and he reports for flight trainingat cold as ice and deadly as magic, for each time the experienced pre-
Glenview, Ill. who can make a mediocre team A4"iz flighters regained the lead.
Navy sports followers at Jack- mighty. In th stretch Preflight set a
wmille won't see many all-around' Jack Benny Isn't the only violin burning pace and laid down a bliss ,
athletes again who measure up to player who comes from Wau- tering barrage of baskets to gain

Graham's greatness. His football, kegan, Ill, for that's Otto Gra- 1 N ,S A 4. C r: ro' the upper hand. The Cloud busters
rather remarkable as it turned out ham's home, too. And Otto Is as controlled the ball off the boards
to be, was expected by everybody much an artist on the gridiron and and unveiled an excellent shotrnak-
around here who had heard how hardwood as Jack is on the screen : 1 er in Dean Meador, 19-year-olJ
he] burned up the Big Ten. But and radio. Patoka, 111, schoolboy, who threw
consternation into the sidelines by.

Norfolk NAS, Nation's Top Team, range rippling shots.the Meador ribbons counted with long 15/

I points, but three other membeis
Is Last Foe On Fliers" ScheduleThe of the Cloudbuster crew scored
more than 10 points.I'rindpally .

last game on the Station's r responsible for tile
basketball schedule is certainly not The guards are Don Lockard, brilliant r Station setback was Otto Graham -
the least. shotmaker from the Univer- former Northwestern All- tl)
sity of Arkansas, and Bill An- '
Amt'rlt'B.ho fo one of the
The Fliers wind the
up cam derson, Central State Teachers
paign here 4 March against the College. greatest plajmakers seen; anj-
Norfolk Naval Air Station and the When the Fliers meet Norfolk :: s where Graham nerved all floorleader
and his direction of ,
Virginia crew is currently ac-
the outlook is as dark as the inside '
the timing, ball handling,
corded highest ranking of any of a wolf.George pacing -
team in the country. -t- precision, and team work wumasterful. :"

Norfolk smashed the powerful Here's-a scramble under the NO I'refllght goal. felv-foot-ifwT Graham closely .'......
BaJnbrldge Navy quintet last Earnshaw Is Gleasner of Preflight (holding the ball) |Is Don Continued On Page Seven "'!
week, 74-55; and the week previously and Dave Kaiser (No. 0)), NAS guard, Is literally Suspended In Shot -.-
._ the Norfolk Airmen up- Now Full Commander aid as he anticipates Intercepting the balL mid- r
i Met the touted Norfolk Naval Congratulations are in order for Wednesday Night Pin,
I I Training Station, 59-44. George Earnshaw, former American Gets li
\ Mary Smith. Hot Lee League Is Under Way
As a result, Norfolk is ranked league pitching star, who has Field TakesUndisputed
l the No. 1 team in the country been promoted from lieut. comdr. As WAVE Cagers Win Keglers representing A & H,

ahead of Iowa and Army. to full commander. Maintaining an unbeaten record, LeadLee VPB and the Storekeepers got off
j The Norfolk sailors who'll appear Comdr. Earnshaw coached the Coach Verla Hill's Station WAVES to a good start in the Mainside Enlisted

(. here are riding high on the Station baseball club here in 1942. defeated the Coca-Cola girls of Field catapulted Into undis- Men's bowling league by winning 1
I I shoulders of three All-America He is now a gunnery 1 officer on a Jacksonville Saturday, 15 to 12. puted lead in the NAOTC Intra- three games apiece. A'''
stars Leading their attack is Bob large Essex class aircraft carrier. The WAVE basketeers turned in Station basketball league this In the first week of rolling in the :+ '
I ,' ;' / Carpenter, 6'5' center who creates The ex-Philadelphia moundsman a fine performance, with Mary week, pasting Municipal No, 1 by Wednesday night league, J. H 1 i
received a citation Judd
: more panic among the opposition I last Oc- Smith, AM3c, sinking four field 53-48 and barely shading the much- Sklc, secretary, reported
tober from '
t than a B-29 raid on Tokyo. lIe Admiral Nimitz for goals and one foul to account for beaten Mayport quint, 33-31 Moore of A & R compiled the beet ,
is the master of the hook shot, meritorious conduct at Truk His nine points. The Handing: average of 203. Erickson of VPB : '
and was selected on the professional I son, PFC. George, Jr., is an Instructor Curs (oU I, WAVES Tciim \V. L. pct had the high single game, 225 ,4-
All-America five in jungle: warfare with Mullis, f, 2'Mooie', t, 2 Lre Field 8:4: ,NpMunicipal & R clipped 683 pins for the tong"single ) I
playing the infantry in the Philippines. Kulkens, f. 2IBic>land f. 2 St. Simons 6 4 .GOO and the'
for the Oshkosh, Wis., club. Kalch. t. Smith, M, C., f. 9 ; No. 1 6 4 .6N) game and A & R
However -.- lllls, g. Innis, f. 2 3 4 : Storekeepers tied for the high total
being the star he Isdoesn't Golf] Match On 11 Feb.It's Hack, if. 81 Waltl. g. 2 Jacksonville "B' 5 5 ..500, with 1724 each. .
mean that Carpenter stands Peter, g, Holmun. g. Naval Gunn(>1'1 5 5 .51.(1)(
far above the rest of the Norfolk the Marines vs. the NavyIn Smith, M. A., e, I Cecil Field 4 6 .*<(<((1) -t- -I
,I quint Holding down the forward a golf match Sunday 11 February -.- Mayport \VC'f'k', IfeMultH 0 9 ooo 8'long Cal '
t positions are John Barr, Penn at the Station I course. Norfolk Nip NO Preflight Lee M'!'}. M;. wunl<'IPi>] NO.1. 48 Cal Cagnl, SpAlc( former topnotch ,11
State All-American, and Belus A team of eight Ma.rine'officers The strong Norfolk Naval Tialn. Le Field, M:' Mayport, aI., New York welterweight, who t
fimawlcy, former Appalachian will engage eight Navy gold lug Station basketball squad ended NAGS NAGS35-3-lj! MnypoH lAke City, 19.31 has been an active and popular
State ace, whd] was voted the outstanding braided golfers and eight Marine North Carolina Pre-fllght's 10. Lake City' ,47: Cw-irheld.\ 46 figure in boxing in the Jackson-
player in the National In- enlisted men will play eight Sailors game 'winning streak Monday In a Jacknonvllle, 3" 53'; fct. Simons :SI. ville area, has been transferred
in 1943. in the Jacksonville M", 66: Cecil Field from this Station ito Washington, '
fmoUtglate tournament tourney. bitterly contested battle; 54 to 52. Municipal No. 1,47; St. Simon, &53'. D. C. ,

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25 January, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

I Reward Navy Ball Champs Sailors Use Own I Here's Some Facts About Island Of

; Which Role In War
" ': Luzon Plays Big

:i1 Bodies To Sweep ,

. American forrr leaded on Luzon portance is gardening, which pro-
Island In the hilippine )last week
For EnenlY MinesAN rrprrnentiiiK another step' forwardIn duces sugarcane, bananas, tobacco -
the march toward the Jtpanese vegetables, and utilitarian
homt'land. The :Navy Leartment has ,
Issued the followlol% Information oaLuson plants of wide variety.
ADVANCED WESTERN which .hould'prne of Interest
4 PACIFIC BASE (Delayed) t. all In the Il'nl'e due to the \Ital Rice and vegetables, with little
w. The small boat channel had to be role It seems detained to play In the change, form the three daily

. > cleared so that the Marines on J'adfio war, meals, although fish lends some

,, x the island would have ammunition variety.; Among the fruit trees,
!: but the channel was so tor. Those Indonesian islands which the palms (coconut, areca nut,
; tuous even the redoubtable Minesweepers the Spanish" in 1565 named "the etc.) take first rank, but the most

couldn't make It. Philippines, in honor of their prized fruit of all is the durian.

A wooden Hulk had been left King Philip II, lie off the coastof The Philippine mango, best known

behind by the Japs to block the southeastern Asia directly only in the islands since it is too
channel. This was quickly blownto across the China Sea, 500 miles perishable for export, is the most

bits by the men of the Service east of Hong Kong and the Chi- remarkable for its excellent quali-
,nese province of Kuan-Tung, and
Squadron. But there still remained -
600 miles east of the ties.The
Saigon, sea-
the problem of whetherthe city of Manila located on
of' French Indio-China.
Japs had mined the channel port miles from
!. Luzon, 1,569 nautical
Luzon is the largest island of
i '5 and whether it would be safe to. Kobe, Japan, is on both sides of
the Philippines. It extends from
; t tc start moving in the small am- the Pasig River, on the ,eastern
north to south with a curve toward -
munition carrying: boats to the the east, between latitudes shore of Manila Bay and about 25
Marines. miles from its entrance, is the
18 degrees 40 minutes and 12 degrees -
The old mother of Invention, in the
32 minutes N., and has a largest city Philippine
necessity, gave a hand. length of about 420 miles with a.I. Island and the seat of governmentof
JI'" The squadron minesweeping of- the commonwealth of the Phil-
width varying from 8 to 120 miles.
Capt. Herbert :K. llegan, Commanlung' Officer of the Station: ficer, Lieut. Comdr Charles Henry It has a very irregular outline, ippines. Because of its central location

", recently presented a plaque to Seaman Guard for winning the Howe USNR; the mine disposal with a length of general shore and adequate transportation

.-1; Navy Ball championship. The Skipper is shown handing the plaque officer, Lieut. Joseph William line about 1,946 miles. Its area is facilities the city serves prac-

, ..G;, to three Seaman Guard representatives; left to right, Capt. Regan, Grady, USNR, and the dynamite about 40,814 square miles, being tically the entire archipelago as

jj _)) Robert Berlin, Sic A. W. Katawczik, Cox, and Lt. (Jg) N. II. :'\\'elome" officer, Seabee Carpenter WilliamH nearly the same as the state of the main gateway for foreign and
Shearer, former University of Florida athletic star. Acheson, USNR, went over the Kentucky domestic commerce. It receives the
problem and decided to use the The population of Luzon Is greatest portion of the foods imported -
personnel landing boats as minesweepers I into the islands while the
Preflight NAS about half that of the entire
Stung By
Basketball native products of export such as
Philippine Archipelago. Rangesof
Cables were strung between tobacco timber and
Cagers Face Drew Field mountains, running in gen sugar, copra, ,
the landing boats and they proceeded hemp flow to it from the various
Continued From Page Six slowly painstakingly eral parallel with the lengthof
the ,Island it mountainous provinces.
give a
fed the ball to Meador StandingsMajor through the channel not know.
guarded, character North of Within the city limits of the
Don ( lea ing what the next moment would
and Big mer repeatedly latitude 16 degrees there are the city are numerous industrial
to.set up scoring shots. LeagueTeam bring. The sweep, however, produced two chains, an eastern and a establishments such as cigar fac-
Lanky Don Gothier offered combative W. L. Pet no mines and doubt began"to tories, distilleries, cold storage
6. 1.000Seaman western, separated by the great
MF 0
the 'Busters rise whether the problem had
resistance to Guard 6 1 ,8.>7 valley of the Cag&jan River plants, vegetable oil mills, saw-
and, turned in an Al performancefor Boathouse 4'i 1 .833 really been solved.It The eastern' range, known as mills, and cordage manufactories.As .
the Fliers. Joe Trosper pumpedin Main 31 :.750 was then that the men as- the Sierra Madre, Is continuousand the chief commercial center it

13 points to pace the Station tl U' Galley 3 5 2 3 :.714.500 signed'to the sweeping volunteeredto lofty and forms a bold and is adequately supplied with hotels _

(/scoring.It Dispensary 3 3 ..500 end all doubt. Modestly they almost Inaccessible shore exposedto and apartment house accomoda-)

was the ninth straight win for Marine Barracks 3 4 .429 attributed their decision to the hot the full force of the northeast

Preflight and Coach Raese, who, A ft G R 1 2 il' :.333 250 weather but it was still the urgency moonson and the waves of the I tions.The Battle of Manila Bay occurred -

incidentally, tutored the Universityof VM 2 5 ..2h6 of getting the ammunition Pacific. on May 1, 1898. Commodore -

West Virginia quint which w n Personnel 0 0 5 7 ..000.000 through."human The men volunteered and to There are a number of Isolated George Dewey and

the national title in 1942. act as minesweeps" volcanic peaks in southern Lu- his squadron under his command -
and down the channel to
In Tuesday night's game at Or- Minor League swim up zon. A local variation from the steamed toward the entrance -

lando, the Fliers breezed to a Team W. L. Pet. make certain there were The no ammuni-mines. relatively high humidity occursin of Manila Bay Shortly
None found.
6 0 1000 was
Boathouse western Luzon during the au- after midnight the squadron
34-27 victory with Gothier 5 1 .833 tion began to flow. ,
Dave Kaiser showing the way Seaman Guard 5 1 833 Later Lieut Grady commented tumn and winter dry season. The slipped by the fortified islandof
A & R 3 1 .750 elevated areas of north-central Corregidor guarding the entrance -
that swimming for mines has its
Parachute Loft 3'i 2 .667 Luzon, also the area surroundingLake of the Bay, passing the
Preflight, 53j; Fliers, 46 Ships Personnel Service 2 2 4 4 ,333,333Marinee assets. "They didn't find any, but Lanao in north-central Min- forts and mine defenses and in
0 4U .000 they did find five abandoned gun danao mountain climate
FT. TP. : have a the morning destroyed the
'rdliAht- FG. Barracks 0 5'j :000 emplacements and a case of saki.
Graham, f. 3 5 11 Corsairs 0 6 .000 4 with cool nights. In the province Spanish Fleet under the gunsof
Meador, f. 6 3 15 -- of Benguet and on the Baguio I the Spanish forts at Cavlte.
Dye f 1 0 2 Officers' LeagueTeam Out-Of-Bounds plateau, at an altitude of 4,700
Glcasner.; c. 50 10 Effective Thursday 18 Januarythe Prior to the Japanese occupa-
W. L. Pet feet frosts occur in December and
S 0 10 tion of the
Leakey Philippines a large
g. Inn North :Main
Airport ,
4 1 800VPB
Marine Fighters
0 4 4 while the
on higher
:loblas, January,
United States Naval base was
3 1 .750 Street to Municipal Airport
0 ) 0 adjacent
g. J of northern Luzon Ice
2 2 500
Administration was placed out-of-bounds to maintained at Cavite, which was
Totals 20 13.1! 2 2 .500 forms on water. Wet snowstormsare also the Headquarters of the
Operations 05.000! all Navy, Marine Corps and Coast
Fllf'n'G, FT. Tl' not uncommon on the higher Sixteenth Naval District.
DeMars. f. 3 0' 6rrosper Dogs Get Gas Masks!
::30. jO LeagueTeam peaks of northern Luzon duringthe
6 1 13 -t- After the war between the
l' W. L. Pet. winter months.
Frazier, 0 O 0
i "Air Station Band"The United States and Spain the
NAOTC 4'4 0 1000
,Gothler, c. 2 3 7Snydt'r The Negrito is usually referredto
c. 2 1 !S VPB 2 500 Station Band has been officially Philippine Islands were ceded to
2'S as the earliest immigrant to
Hunsinger, g. 1 0 2 VM II,4 .,667Ship's designated the "U. S. by Spain to the United States of
Service 2 2'4 450Supply the Philippines. The Philippine
Brown g. 0 0 6ft 1 4 ..200 Naval Air Station Band, Jacksonville Negrito is a member of the race America by the treaty of peace
: g. 3 0 6 Public Works 0 4 .000: Florida," but will be referredto that has everywhere been asso- signed at Paris, Dec. 10, 1898,
leekonby.5.. 0 1 1 for short as "Air Station and as a voluntary considerationthe
Win ciated with the forested uplandsof
NAS Bowlers] Band. United States paid to Spain
R Totals 20 6 46 A the continent or island groupon
Free throws missed: Kaiser 3, Hun- The NAS Enlisted kegelers took which it dwells. The first cen- $20,000,000.
singer 2. klhl Dye i, Gleasner, three games and total pins from Bus DiscontinuedThe sus of the Philippine Islands clas- Source of the information provided -
leaky Personal, Trosper louis,Gothler 5 and. Hunslnger Leckonby.3, Cecil Field last week on the Main- Navy bus leaving NAS sified these backward people as on Luzon, by the Navy Department

Frazier 2, Hodde 2. Ti.O Kaiser Graham side mapleways. NAS, rolling Jacksonville at 1240 daily for either Igorot or a Bukidnon (hill was the Hydrographic
3, Tobias 4, Leakey I Brown, without "Tiny" Herrin toppled the NAAS Cecil Field and NAGS Yel- people). Each of these terms is Coast Pilot, Philippine Islands

and Officials Collins.: Iliskell (Oklahoma) and tall timbers for 903, 936 and 951. low Water was discontinued, effec- now applied to a separate and dis- Peoples of the Philippines Smith

Spearman TCU). Cecil Field chopped away at 792, tive last Monday, tinct tribe: the first, Igorot, to an sonian Instutition War Background -
-t- 903 and 800 to total 2495 just -t- Indonesian tribe occupying a lim- Studies No 4.

Station with a total of 619. Soldiers To Get BunksIn the second, the Bukidnon to a Tokyo No Tinderbox
During the first World War, -f- pagan Indonesian tribe living in ,

Casey Stengel, ex-manager of the A Marine Tells It 97 French Hotels the Island of Mindanao. Army Learns In RaidsWASHINGTON'

Brooklyn Dodgers and the Boston Marine Col E. E. (Swede) Law- CANNES, France (CNS- The Negrito lives In widely
Braves, was in the Navy, where he son, former head football coach at Ninety-seven big hotels, includingsome scattered regions In Luzon, Mln- (CNS) The
managed the Brooklyn Navy Yard dano I'alawan and other islands. OWl today quoted the Army as
the U S. Naval Academy, recently of the woilds most luxurious -
team with remarkable success. His asserted that the Japanese, believing at Cannes and Nice have Characteristic of the Ne reporting, following the B-29

system was simple. Everytime a Americans to have "grown been requisitioned for the use of grito is his diminutive size, his strikes at the capital of Japan that

; warship docked he would hustle soft," miscalculated because they American troops during periods of fuzzy hair, his black skin color, "the rather general impressionthat

out to schedule a game with the did not take into consideration the rest and recuperation from com- and his meager culture. lie may Tokyo is a tinderbox city

crew for the following afternoon, American "will to win" generatedin bat on the Western Front. First I be considered as a true pigmy which could be destroyed by incendiary

c, never giving the other guys a competitive athletics. A veteranof phase of the program which will with an average height of less bombs, is one of the most

A) chance to recover from their sea Pacific action, Lawson said go into effect as soon as the mili- than 145 centimeters ((4 feet 9 inaccurate of popular) fallacies

.T" legs. Consequently the Stengel "fine physical condition breeds fine tary situation permits, involves accommodations Inches). "Metropolitan Tokyo, which in.
team won them all. and clear thinking and that's whatit for relays of 15,000 Philippine economy is foundedon cludes the cities of Kawasaki, Yo-

-t- takes in this all-out game we'rein enlisted men and 3,500 officers. agriculture. Rice is the princi- kohama and the naval base community -

Home, Sweet Home now" The final phase, timed for the end pal cultivated plant. Upland rice of Yokosuka, has been pre-
-t- of the war in the European theater is cultivated in dry fields, while pared for years for earthquakes
k> ChS(A)Bob Feller, former other varieties are on fields and fires. The significances of
: wizard has Draft Catches Muslal is designed to handle relaysof grown
Lr Cleveland pitching 18 Stan Musial, 23-year-old St. 50,000 enlisted men and 15000 under water. Beside rice, the this is that buildings designed to
fjt made port at Seattle after an
and will fill than products of the field] -maize espe- withstand earthquake shocks are
officers more
outfielder has been ,
;;4s; month tour of duty In the Pacific. Louis Cardinal ,
want drafted. He was inducted into the 400 hotels with uniformed personnel. cially and sweet potatoes-are im- also well adapted to withstand
3 at
Feller the guys sea
says "
Sv portant food crops. Of real im- bomb shocks.
h" big league ball to continue. Navy.
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Civilian Employees' News I SCUTTLEBUTT Brief View Of TPROO

Personnel Editorial Relations Offices Office BUg. 13 Hy Tom Quinn How To. OfferSuggestions ] :
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Telephone Extension 8SS5: I Your retorter has just returned (

The Civilian Employees News, a two-page: section of the Jax: Air to work after an absence of four' ;[ ; .
News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's I weeks due to a leg; injury.I .
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the am amazed at the changesthat /.. ,
Civilian Employees and is sponsored by -
have taken place in the A & MISSION --- /
Employer -"odallon fIn Civil Sen ice Employees: H since December 15th. Shop No. | The Beneficial Suggestions Pro- : -- .
Of fivers
35 is now Shop 527. Shop 20 Is gram is a work simplification s)'s' INTKItl.M: AMI ;MINOICOVF.KIIAUI.
William O. Kincaid President Vetter Phillip D. Myers, Treasurer now Shops 566, 568 570. 569\ 587\ I I item sponsored by the Navy to : : INSrKCTION"!

Polly Secretary and 572. Not only that but the 'provide a uniform method by I5y Sail)' ;.Marlottl
Directors i
Martin Mell C. Jackson old Shop No. 20 is now a separate i i which Civilian and Naval Person- I We have a new face in our of.
George H. Donald A. Woods division The same degree: of i I nel may submit their Beneficial flee now, Janie L. Davis, from
H. McKinley
Frank Kenneth M. McDuffieWilliam change Is felt throughout the Suggestions to management for i Canboro N, C. Janie's hubby lain
Phillip D. Myers O. KincalJ A&R. I (a) Investigation. < b) Adoption VF-5 Squadron. Let's make
Daniel R. Whlddon Vetter I find John is'azal up in the I if shown useful and (c) to reward I them welcome by helping them

Polly front office. Johnny Rist in the old the person making the suggestion. find an apartment BO they cau
News Reporting. Staff Educational: Department, Comman riUMiU.YM; ()IW.\ IZ.\110X I hung their little boy down here
der Edward D. Killian and Master
Assembly and Repair: Beneficial Suggestions are investigated with them.

Maintenance .................................................................Walter Riviere Mechanic Wm. L. Coleman in and reviewed by a local James Henry Lane left on his
Accessories ..... ............................. ............................. ...VV. T. Mar tin the upstairs office that Nazal va station committee composed of I' annual leave 15 January to go
Metal and Machine................Delma K. Register "Slim" Hyler cated. representatives of Labor and Man I home to see his family in Pa I'klll.
Engine Overhaul .......................................................*Lillian Lindsay I I I also see a long line of planes agemt'nt.Vhen the local commlt- I Ark. D \ Progress ........................................................................:.... Tom Quinn and everywhere are signs: of i tee receives beneficial suggestions Arkansas Lane? And we will let
Aircraft Overhaul .................................................Amelia Diawdy :! growth: and activity to an extent ) which It believes can be utilized you in on a secret pretty axon
Interim Overhaul ..............._......................................... Laura Adams never witnessed before. elsewhere they are sent to the I Lane will be saying, "Two can live
Production Eng. ...._......._................................................ Don Ragin |I There is ample evidence of a (I National Committee for further as cheaply as one."
Production Eng ..............._................................................J. Silver definite plan of action, which I[ consideration. The National Pro- around down
:< when functioning at top speed, will i Cupid really gets
Inspection and Survey: turn out planes on a modern production I gram is: under the direction of the here in Interim Inspection. Fred.

M & M, Accessories ................................................... Ruth C. Raisch : line basis. I:; Division of Shore Establishmentsand rick Morrison will be going on his
AssistantFlank. MoriaityAitcraft True, it means uprooting a lot Civilian Personnel of thei annual leave soon, and when he
Oveihaul.......................... ................ ... Muriel E. Mitchell I I of methods that have almost become I i i Office of the Assistant Secretaryof returns he will have a Mrs. addedto .
Supply Department........................................... .. PI !scllla Glenn traditions in the A & R, |I the Navy.SUIIMITTINO. :I his record. He comes from [.
A & R Depts .. ... ..Ora L. Dixon. R. Gagnon. Sara Veiner but these changes look like they ,,' SLVifiKSTIONS: Grand Forks, N. D.

Public Mary Works Markham Dept. ... W..... E... Schneider... ... ..... Charles.. .,. ., Ethel Ray 1 Shanahan I are going to get: results, and re- |, All personnef of the Naval Air Wonder why a certain Asst.
I suits are what we want! I Station both civilian and military Principal. Inspector here in Iteritu
rl Ethel Mathews, Louise Abraham I just read commendation from Remember
, Barbara Faulkner a may submit suggestions. is so nervous lately. Well, papa
Caroline Howell Leola Jones i i Captain M. M. Cloukey. on Engine that there Is always a better we wish you luck and here i*
Supply: Department __ I IPublic :, Overhaul. Production, which, way to do your job. Suggestions!'! hoping you complete your ball
deserves wide publicity and is a ale to be submitted on the regular team.
forerunner of events to come over forms provided for the pill pose.Beneficial .
i I the whole A & R. I have talkedto Suggestions; boxes If you see Perry hopping along
give him a lift because he is really -
inside Workstt a number of men in Engine where blank forms may be obtained
having a time with his pet
Overhaul as well as the other divisions and sug'gelltlons' be
I smile
corns. The reason for the
who helped make this left throughout the
are placed on his face tho, is, he will be going .
,\ Ktliel: I :M. Slmnahau splendid record possible and with- station for your convenience. Sug- .
home to some real home cooking
out exception they are determinedto gestions may also be mailed to the
":>;., statement to make today soonespecially his father's"
make an even better showing in committee, or left in person.
TSUPPLY I famous pies.! He comes from Central
greeted mv inquiry for news. ru. the future. AWAKDS (::1\'EN
mor 01 tumors of coming events! These are just a few observationsI The local committee will award Village, Westpoit, Mass.
last week'scullimn's have made since I came back I civilians from $5 to $250, accord- i Well this is news. Booth got
corrections on
Fitst. Hinshaw's f" SALLIES that seem to me worthy of com- ing to the merit of the suggestion some new dungaree pants \Ve n.....
errors: Mr. ment. It seems to me that before adopted. The National Committee day from small stores. He had to
JIt1enJs in a W and not a U; long when you think of A & R it may also approve special have a special order. But to tell

anI the Me replacing a Me is will stand for Attainment and Rerordbreaking awards over and above this the truth we were just getting

McCully replacing I McCoikle. s/ I II I Department! I amount. Citations and Within- ready to sew lace on the bottom
I -----t-- I Grade Promotions may also be 'of the ones he has been wearingso
Think you! fly Leida Jones 80 Dies given for especially meritorious "Casanova Booth" you were

Next this column apologizes as We were certainly glad to wel HONOLULU- (CNSEighty) suggestions.! In the case of military saved by the width of a hair.

requested, for any statement that come Mr. Bernard Broughton I Re- Jap admirals have died since last personnel the Navy Department We have all been waiting to
might lead to misinformation ceiver's Section ole-tlmer ) back May. according to a Tokyo broadcast 1 gives: recognition by a Commendatory hear the good word from John W.
about Mr. Manley's association : home from Military Furlough. Mr. picked up here. Latest to entry in the person's Stanch l'rinC'ip.lllnllpl'ctor of I. O.
for Broughton had been away for just go was V/Adm. Hiroshi Nakagawa service record. & 51, O., to let us know when the
with "chickens" except reason about 20 monthslong time--and the cause of whose demise This is your Beneficial Suggestions happy day will be. So don't keepus
of pecuniary reimbursement.The it's more like old times seeing you was: not announced. I Program. There is alwaysa R'uE'sslngtliO long, John.
attractive blonde who graces around Mlsta! I -- -' ---- better way to do your job. I Prop Wash has not been in the

the! Design Supt's. office is being I Issue Division had a rather unusual games-so just to keep you re- Find it and report It through the Jax Air News because we all felt
)besieged. with clamors for more situation a couple of days minded : i Beneficial Suggestions system. It that no one could write it up like
parties, as she was one of the or- ago. Seems that the phone.rang January 29-versus GULF LIFE will pay you big dividends bothIn our "Prissy Glenn" who It'
ganlzeis of the last get together. (call from Yard Delivery) delivery INSURANCE. CO. 9:00: p.m. at the form of a Monetary Awardas some time ago for a Job in Inspec.
Everyone for it in the near future would like to know what to do Andrew Jackson High School1 well as pride in a job well tion in Supl>ly.'e miss you Prissy
signify their desires and submit with a couple of packages they Gym. done. and would like to have you
estimated cost, material -
pliai with January 31 --- versus PEPSI- t
had in stock. What were the packages visit us some time.
list etc.! Secure I I I ? SKUNKS I Yep. we COLA. 8:00: p.m. at Leo High WAU ItONDS: riWTKCTIONNOW : Goodbye now and I will be .
Caroline Howell. Contract to School Gym. AMI FOK Tilt: n"ITHt: in on you again next week.
with her family for thought so too, when we began
i hi leaving --- -
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wonder if in the country
we were -
Warner Robins Field, near Macon. I
Ga. A certain boy friend of the somewhere. ) Say Mr. Varnam

EUctueal< Dept.. will miss her to whom were they issued: ? RECRUIT A FRIEND!
very very much, we were In. : Diilcha see those sparklers; ,
torm;>,1. 'Marty others will miss that Betty Lotwas displaying -.-
clurmln Caroline especially this the other day ? Betty said that -
column as she never failed to have they c'allltfrum Itra/.il and they
some items for the piess.' certainly did look like the real, ; ft/iIN..IiL.
Thereva'* !great excitement thing One, a moonstone, certainly I
lit P. W. files today a* Alleen would hold' Its own in any I
Faulkner,. came In displaying! a I jewelry display. They were really I II. _
dlt"'I'II; ring. The lucky man is I lovely!
F.n: *. Jack ;McNeil of Chicago! ((8 More new employees- -Mal aret ,- -
flyerso) Alleen told us hrealli-I E. Foxworth Margaret Carter \

I<.-...U They are to lx married Helen H. Mann. Beatrice M. Dill, .- _
in IliiUhliison Kansas, (the latter Joseph C. Gerhardt. Stanley N. /
|pact IIf February and she I in re- Director Freda H, Homer Artie -
.siijiiiiif. Congratulations and the M. Parker, Jonnie T. Lewis and :
bist itf luck. Mason S. Benson. Glad to have -j

For directions as to how to get you with us. p wr
to the Plans Vault, see Mr. Farmertime Well the basketball season is
door has been moved. not over yet. Have you been to
What happened to the gift :a any games! ? Come on get out
certain party In the Architectural and go. Rita Jot-hum's team is do.

Section /gave to /hot/ man in the I IHJ tog swell. The girls haven't won t))
Itttls room ? ? all the games they've playedbut
fJW! day Bedford Is really they certainly have displayed good
happy i !now. He has landed a tide sportsmanship and, proved to be
Oil Hippy Day! good stuff! There are still more
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All -Types f Workers Still-Need edJ .

'lh4>r.. is all ever' Itr.\\IIIIC nerd fur skilled workers at the ,
NU.l111' :'itatlou. ''''"Y jobs can allot will continue to I ire
f ill 1'.1 by unskilled mvorkers as iii will h. rallll'll CIII I the jllh .-\ I
certain balance however, IIIU..t h. nmllllaill.,1 1I..I"e" the
riuniber flf skilled and unskilled eriipliyees III order' t1) kfep 1'1'0'
,1'tI')1I' running snio.tthly. I 5\

'J h.. greatest tired I. for ,\Irc'raftI.'t'hanll''i.: Olutllr, lust ruuirnt I .
and (il'lIl'rlllIrc'rart) N'orkrrs. 1.t'hini..I.11"II'IlIIlIh.: ., "
Sh\"l'hlll'tlll 1l 01'1"1'' lelldi.If'f'hallh'; and, It large 'I II III her Ilf cy/72'; )S\\ 11
l.ahlrl'f", III addition It limited number .f 11I.'I'.rl.'u.. 1'1,1., .
'an he employed fur trainee jobs. I '
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There It rut urgent and critical need fur eniplnyees Mint huvlu is '
| ;' : r
I .sjieclall/ed experience- Railroad. Krakenieii, Roofer itnJ I : .' ;:: :t: : : : : ; .
h'llh gasoline: and diesel Auto .Mechanics.Hicause ; .. .

of the great \iirlely iif Jobs open, all of your friends,
whir IHISSPSHthe. requisite experience, whom you can refer (t.. I''I : t})
the Kmplo.vmeiit: Olfice will be hired. This given :anyone a very I
goad chance to qualify for the x811//.110 i / ( l In War Bond 1'rlebeing,
offered to the winners of the contest. AT LEAST H..giWIN

'hlll..n and :\11\1 Personnel, h.v referring three! tlr mare upphleanis IS TRYING TO
tu tyre Ellllllo.\IIII'II' Office vs h.. are Ulh..tIUt"IIII) hirl"l, '
111'''' eligible for the War nOII(1 Prices lie sure to get tliroffialiI SOME OF .
"I lit risluctluu 'aid' frlllll your "Ull4"nl..llr. RrnesnJtort I THE ,.feoogglN
,t.uH I It"lie, curds when you ....n.lln )11mI' fII'III. 1..key are the _
basis for .ithe (official record of the new recruits you. '-1101 to the ( BONDS. HOW ,
ISu'i'.tvnu: +nt Office aw' will 11..II'f"hu"" thiswinuere 01 t1i.r ABOUT YOU. ? '
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25 January, 1945 CIVILIAN


I"'. Archibald

Everyone In our Division regrets ltS
Feeing Pattie F. Bennett leave us
She was assigned to Progress but '
worked in our Division for about a 4
year, so we Just naturally claim
her. We wish her all kinds of luck ,
in her future ventures.Ve understand
that she Is returning for a
while to the nursing profession.

She will he leaving for Carlsbad. __ r 6
New Mexico this week to be with iLe a r
her son, Lieut. Charles Fontaine.
Bennett, and his family while he v vp ,1, '
has his final leave before going C r.
overseas'e hope to be seeing 7 t tr 1 to F .,. it
you back with us some o' these
days Bennett" meanwhile, be good. t
Mr. and Mrs. L. V. Milliard are
announcing: the arrival of a baby _
gill born January 3rd. Mr. Hilliardis ,
Supervisor" in Shop 10'JO.::
We bl'eI'Y glad: to see Mis
Margaret Ward hack at her job at'F
after being on the sick list for s kc
quite some time.A ((4It e, k
new memeber has been addedto $ c
the list of newlyweds, Miss Margaret ;
Hays. Foreman's Secretary ,
and N. Brown
Ralph of the Supply
.> Department, were quietly married 'P
January 13, 1PJ5 In the Protestant ,:
Chapel. We wish you lots and lots vm
c.f happiness and success in your y hY
future years together.This .
will be all for this time
Your reporter is on the "H" Shift,
and anyone on the "B" Shift knows
how it I is to work in the dark. That S
darned"A" Shift never leaves us .. /d 0t
any ne"1or information.



I By E. P. Armstrong I

Safety Engineer!
Are Von a Flr..tIch'r\?

The" importance of knowing
TO DO when you are confronted
with an emergency which has resulted
in personal Injuries" to one
c II more persons.
First SEND for proper" MEDICAL
HELP then do what you canto ( .
ease" the injured person and '
prevent the injury from becoming y
I ,
: more serious. Keep patient" ,5
warm. STOP arteilal" bleeding: by
applying: pressure on the injured
artei v between the point of bleeding ,
and the heart. Arterial bleeding r
; occurs in spurts Venous bleed
ing: flows steadily and may be controlled 4'
by placing a compress over \
the injury and holding firmly in
place.If ;2' z "
breathing: has stopped" apply
artificial respiration. If poison has .
been taken .into the stomach, dilute f 3f r
and wash out induce vomiting E

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lIf'mf'.lIh..r.1= fur a li>ctor
WHAT TO DO and special commendation -
for a man who did it. t
C H Hilderbrand. Sl/V. y.. Division -
and attached to Fire House N
No. 1. arrived In the Station Ga.
race: immediately after a man had 1
suffered an injury, which resultedin
arterial bleeding: in the right;
temple" Hilderbrund noted that
medical help had been sent for but
he took hold) of the situation when
he noticed the seriousness' of the
injury. He immediately applied 4 xa e f
pressure with his hand to the artery
supplying the temporal region -
and reduced the excessiveflow
of blood until the ambulance
arrived He probably saved this
man's life.Congratulations.
; Hilderbrand, for The Beneficial Suggestions of Joseph %1. Cooper and G. W. the liurcau of Aeronautics requested" : the Naval Air Stationat

quick Next thinking week we and will good tell 1 work. of Hepoff, civilian employees of the Naval Air Station, recently Jacksonville, to manufacture twenty more for the use of

. another case, the" faulty handlingof you ?; received recognition from the Chief of (the Bureau of other Naval activities.The .
which is an all too common Aeronautics Washington, I). ('. These: two suggestions' for achievements of these two Navy workers further

practice.Accessories. equipment to simplify certain" operations in the A & H proves that every worker can contribute t to the :simplificationof

-- f- Department will now be used on a Navy wide basis! according his job. lie is the person" closest to his work and therefore

} to word just received from Washington.Mr. the" one who knows his day by day job better than.

: Cooper, through; his In; EFH'IAI. Sl'ftCKSTlON' :(; anyone else. By finding} !short cuts in doing/ this daily job

developed") a Universal Propeller Shaft Lifting Eye that eliminates you too can use the Heneficial Suggestions: Program to good

"B" Shift four different types of special lifting eyes that were advantage and qualify not only for generous cash awards as

i then in use. Action was taken through/: (the joint Army- did these two employees, but also possible recognition l by the
Instrument Shop-"IV Shift Navy Standardization Committee on Tools) to establish :Mr. National Committee in Washington.
Hy W. Jo:. Schneider"
Cooper's Universal" Tool) as a standard item. The Naval Air Station is proud of the recognition accordedtwo )
her"Nothing C'." The ever man happens who said that i\Ii'. Hepoff discovered that the hand method l ) of assembling of its workers, and for their fine contribution and

certainly was not an employee of and disassembling: spark plugs: was much too !slow a process creative effort( to improve the effectiveness of our Navy.

the A k U Dept., since the recent for his liking. He went to work on the problem and as a In the photo ",boat" the right, Cooper 'holds the new

organization program started. result brought forth a Im EF'IAL) SIJJJKST1ON(;( to design simplified lifting tool he devised" and shows how it lifts an

which However the, change the smoothness over was' madein with a power driven machine to do the job. Such excellent:: airplane engine./ The spark| plug assembly machine designedby "

the Instrument Shop was re- results were obtained through the use of this machine that Kepoff i is at the left" operated 1 by woman employee.
mi*ka bit'. Perhaps there was even" '
less confusion than when the shifts comes to }ps from Barton Vt. and I runt ( Pitch diameter! ).
change. Inspection And Survey DepartmentMetal I is a former member of the In the Instrument Shop, Esther
,Now that the reorganization' S. p, Thelma Mahoney Dodge Minnie Leone and Louise

. get program down has to work been, effected increase, pro let's I Machines & Accessories Div. in Accessories' Shop', halls Marcy all tell us they are really

duction, cut down absenteeism" Hopkinsville. Ky. enjoying working with Tilly
and prove that while we may be nut h Ituiscli Reporter; Frank \ they are proving?; equal to their Perhaps you know a lady Ooostilam. By the way Louise

in smaller numbers, we can go'' Moriarl.r Assistants Mini Kernice ItojtV, brothers and should and will playa ested in ah'craft. Have :you timt'I leaves the 20th for Rochester, New
forward rapidly under the capable big part in aviation's future. CRUITED A FRIEND? York on a ten day leave Hope
guidance" of our new Division Officer i i Many of the women employed In
Lieut, Comdr A, 13. Sbacfer. our division will continu In ,aviation This week we welcome.the following Mr. m..hflfAnd \\'. .1. M :you have a lovely time, Louise.
A pat on the back to Dorothy : young?; ladles into their respective are getting along httrll in Virginia Williams is back on the
AHns, (Georgia to you-allt for her after the war. Certainly they departments!: L. A. Donovan Machine Shell| I'nanning of <" Job again in the Welding Shop.
good wort on the horizon line and are becoming more experienced! S a2/c. Inspector' Instrument number klnda had them Maxine Deem Virginia's room-
her continued efforts in her new every day. With the educationand Shop; Mary M, Jackson, Inspector turmoil but thl'rl"" hack I; mete and a former Inspector out
job.on automatic: j'iolts. 4 training they are receiving, in Welding Shop. Miss Jackson ning: MI regular ole P. I), here, was recently married

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Page Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 25 January, 1945

I Hewett Of MAD I Chief Gets Commendation RibbonI .BBBaBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBgug

[ M. A. D. :

ThTTCenec Has Been Places [ Ramblings :

And Seen ThingsNeither P................ DQU..J

Ity Pfc. Herb Johnston, Jr.

Marine administrativeduties

s' ee TraCen nor the M.A.D.Warrant'Of.of NATech- C good Heartiest wishes to congratulations the following men and It) ,
are new to
i 'Q i I who, last Saturday, were proI
ficer William W. Hewett althoughhis
I moted to: Master Technical Sgt.,
most recent tour of
Morris Waldorf; Sergeant; Fred

j a is only three I W Shaw; Corporal, Walter F.

By John Richbourg, AKMSc: 1 months old. Kwolek, Raymond E, Jones,

Helen Meter Y3c, found her In the in- I I Charles J, Burke, Wm ]of, Johnson -
voice long enough to go home to terim between 1 Edgar: Erdmann, Jr. RobertB.

Missouri by "airyplane" She'll $ November, Sexon, Donald J. Eaton, Ferdi-
probably catch another cold up nand P. Pecis; Private First Class,
1941, when he Victor C. Stowinsky Wm. R.
there though and come back I ,
speechless Reminds me of the / became acting e Stahley, Jr.. David E, Miller, Benjamin -

time "Chuck" Heston AEM 2c, Sgt. Majorhere j E, Clark, Jr

got his head caught in the rear and lastNovember Detached but long to be remem.

door of a Navy bus. He wasnt bored are S/Sgt. Thomas Depew,
I exactly speechless but he was so I -j # AEM Instructor, and Corp Joseph
I ,.
taken aback, that he could only .; 19H- when he "' Gartner, Post Office Clerk. Both

tit mutter-and mutter he did In expletive k... ,,-, assumed his H. Bell, A('MM! a ('ombat'"ran and now an Instructor In the boys had returned from furloughs
fashion. Everybody on the \\ \>', Hewett present positionin automatic pilot school, IN Known being presented the Commendation only a few hours previous to their

bus enjoyed a goo
ton's expense, including himself- has been crowded with responsi A d in. C. \\. Mmttz, commended Bell for his exceptional ability, ago. Depew, in charge of the two.

after he got his head out The bility travel, action, and adventure mechanical skill, untiring efforts, and courageous conduct under enemy man detail, fussed over Joe like

moral might be "stay clear of all Possessed of a quiet, unas- I __/Ire._ Ixioklng on at right. is_C'onulr.. C. :M.: Jett, Executive' Officer, an old mother hen, hurrying him
' l rear exits-it's much better to I summing nature, the alert, prematurely h through his last chow and asking

leave by the front" I grey officer does not readily I II YOU FIGURE IT him a hundred times if he'd forgotten -
I supply details of his service career I II I SPLASHES fROm NATTCn anything Gartner needed '

"Smoky" Joe Schum AEM 2c, I I But. in reading a list of I OUT; WE CAN'T"Take a bit of prodding, at that, 'cause ., .
the places he has been, checkinga :: he took time out on the furlough
over in Unit 1, wears a mighty the long term capital .
I few dates, and taking cognizance I S)
to get married and was still Wandering
lug !grin these days. It seems of the campaign ribbons and starshe gains as shown in item 6, divide around in a foggy trance
that Santa Claus brought him a I
that by the square root of the
"read betweenthe
new pipe for Christmas along with wears", one may number of children you have which Pfc Dean Herdman's already

permission to use it at home. arrive lines at the so to conclusion speak, and that quickly here I will be shown in the family Bible, ,I ?vf. I "thetaway" an' he ain't even hitched

Hadn't you better get that in writing the then add that figure to the 'gifts' yit! But rumor has it his
in of
is Marine
"Smoky?" What's causing word.a every sense I you have made as the result of I c 1 bachelor days are numbered. He'U800n
that epidemic of "eye-glass- I poker games or if the license num. be exchanging vows with an
itus" that's running rampant I At the conclusion of his first ber of your car is larger you may I CJ-Iavn VUI. tVL13c 'oooooh so pretty little Southern

through Unit 1' In the last two tour of duty here in June, 1942, use it (provided you have any elle If she's heard Herdman

weeks four men have turned up Hewett was assigned to Texas A.I I gas .coupons), and this total will\ What's this! Moving again. : yodel and still\ wants to marry _

with brand new "specs." If it & M where he organized a radio I give you the year in which the Yes, that is right, but we hopeit him, the little lady must be just as
keeps up we'll\ have to refer to school. (He mentions it casually, war will end. I Is for the last time. Since the I brave a9 she is piety

the unit as "that bi-focal bunch as if most anyone could do it.) At "Now that you have this you I opening of Bks. No. 51 movinghas : Whose jalopy is it, anyhoo The

from building 511." Ah well, it any rate, the then top Sgt.'a work I can make your plans to buy a occurred about four times and way Corp. Reginald Shultz goes

must be NATTC's pulchritudinous must have been emminently successful tweed suit, but first that figure I you no more get your gear in one I to work on the salvaging of that

waves C'est la !guerre-c'est la for on 7 July, he was must be used to determine the I locker than you have to change gray V-8 with the curly fenders

guerie. ]''I prompted to warrant officer and unpaid balance of your estimated I II it again.. The final moving took 1 you'd think he was Mr You Got

designated commanding officer of withholding inheritance tax. This place a couple of weeks ago I Fifty Dollars, himself. Matter of

Glancing at the Unit 1 leave cal- the school. I I may be arrived at by adding the but the sad part of it is that many fact, this cherce chunk of roll in'

ender, we see that "the Athensof It should be noted here that cube root of the number of after- I former bunk mates and close stock, with the zoot and fire en-

the South," Nashville, Tennessee I I Hewett had not yet joined Aviation I noons off you have had to the re- friends are barracks apart. Such gine-ied interior is the property of

has welcomed home one of its fund you received on your 1923 i is life in this man's Navy I Shultz' side-kick, Corp. Jim Avar-
New 1943 found him
Rufus E Scott The Year tax return, this figure being shownon I sano. Both boys are on their feet
} erstwhile sons It chugs, it coughs, and moans
at River N. C. for month'straining
AEM 2c (temporarily, if course) with the Fourth Division page 11 of form No. 1046724do but it runs. Yes, you guessed it a lot, (at least three hours a day),
( not confuse this with form for it is Rolls This MAAing at Galley 4, and they
While Sam Decessare, another the country to the West Coast's Colley's Royct. I
No. 10J6723)), need that ride from the sack to the
I is and
him description
2nd class AEMer, submerges Camp Pendleton, more trainingand car beyond
self with a sigh, in to the hurry a transfer to aviation a I "Now that this figure has been i I imagination but just the same it steam table

and bustle that is hi' ol' Noo big step, but a short move of about determined you divide it by your I is the pride and joy of its owner. il j Pfc. Wayne "Frenchy" Vernier,
Yawk. i I: two miles down the road to Mlra-I service number and that will give Visiting Here and There! I ex-Post Office, sends us a hot one

you the amount of checks your L Brooks Dorman and Schuer- from Cherry Point, where he reported
mar.The wife has signed since you have
Over in Unit 2, they tell me' replacement group to whichhe been in the service. This figure i man have taken to smoking cigars for duty a few days ago.
Pfc. Ed Stelman Jr. is the
that AEM Ic. "Jungle Jim" Har- was attached went overseas on should after visiting the King Edward
be inserted
line 23E of
vey's students are pining away for I 112 August, 1943, and after assignment page 6, but if it is on greater than I Cigar Co., the largest of its kind On the of way up from Jax. he's in
charge the detail. When the
him. Two of them were overhead to a service squadron, the the amount of depreciation and 'under one foot in the world. At
recently discussing his unstinting warrant officer spent the next five' depletion off 1 least, that is what Brooks says. 1 train pauses momentarily at a
you are charging on
kindness to the men in his class. months as squadron adjutant at yourself due to those late nights in r Yep! Cigars were on the house. I whistle-stop. Ed gallops merrily
off "his
These same two were asked what Pago Pago After that, there wasa Jacksonville you multiply the difference Seaman Sorrell paid a visit to I to" buy magazines for
they thought about his "motivating month in the Ellis Islands, a the Shipyard and was lucky boys. Mauling happily throughthe
by your recoveries of bad of Stuff" he
methods" They answered in brief stay in the Gilberts and finally -' debts which makes you subject to enough to get aboard a ship. She I pages "Breezy ,
unison-"superb." Are there two eight months in the Mar- the surtax must have used a lot of eye eXt'rclse looks up just in tim to see theI
as listed 93 I
I on page I 1 last car sliding past the win.low.
Harveys in unit 2'1'What's shalls. Incidentally, aft! of these of form No 101675 f Again don'tconfuse to get permission I i
at that time in the I I The dance He leave!vthe maps and any semI -
spots were at Camp Blanding
this new rumor being this form with the Sears
blence of behind he
I dignity as
combat zone, where bombs fell i last Friday night was a howling
around the Roebuck
by "mug-wump it
spread catalogue, has pictures
dashes down the platform scream.
frequently and all hell broke loose success; the.. howling was due to
scuttle-bird 7" Is it true that our ) at this point you adjust the ing and madly waving his arms.Lucky .
periodically. I I the fact that two of our WAVESwon
friend "I love my sack" Gattor isplannlnlt' difference between your alternative I
for Stelman, one of the lads
It not until October 1944 carton of CamelsTheir
was a
a plunge in the marriagemarket I \ tax and your normal tax pulls the emergency brake cord,
? Remember what the Continued on Page TwelveHiLo exemption and if it is less than the names? We are sorry boys, but
: stops the choo-choo. The red-
"Bard of Av6n"/ said "Maids I number of months you have beenin you know there are only 10 packsto I faced man in charge is dragged:

want nothing but husbands, and the service it is not necessary a carton. aboard and collapses weakly in the
when they have them they want ........ .- .--. -..--.-- for you to fill out form No. are really starting to vestibule as the journey is re-
hum in Bks. No. 54 the
since arrival
everything. 1046724, but instead you must fill 1 sumed. Moral: Time. Tide, and
of It's
a piano. a grand way
Probably the most conscienclous out form No. 13 and make 17 I to get the girls together as almost trains wait for no one, not even
AEM School copies. Ndw to properly make out
worker in the entire well-meaning gvrenes.
is Unit 3's Vanburt Ingraham Ic 11 1 1e that form you-." I everyone enjoys singing, especially 1---- ___ __
the latest hit tunes. The favoriteof
Most any night, between 5 and 9, This sort of thing is what we all is "Lilli Marlene." 1I trying to round up some good
find him over in the unit'sA experienced when we paid a visit
you'll last I The ping-pong tournament is players for a second team Bas-
week to the office of NATTC'sIncome
and R shop busily repairing tax going full force in both barracksand i i ketball is every Wednesday nightso
that were sent in from officer Lt. (jg) I
James T. Jackson the winner should be determined get together gals
is the real
His attitude
fleet operations word on such matters in the near future. Bad. J Every Tuesday night: at 1W<
there I
that he has a job to do and he'sdoing '
minton is each Tuesday
are some pretty bewildered played movies are shown in our topside
it to the best is of considerable his ability who need a lot of help and t which incidentally, out shows the interest in
the game. of Egypt, and a skiing film
Dale Kincaid AEM Ic. "the kilo- P.S. Mr Jackson, We have found one basketball were enjoyed by all who attendedlast
you can expect
cycle king," has just saved the another visit from us on 15 team so far, but Brooks is still week a j
approximately $10,000 by --------.-- -
Navy March as we are still slightly i -.r ,

making for his picking own Magnaflux up flaws Machine in fused January, but is at least relieved that con 15 : Taxpayers Tax Brains I

metal. A machine doing the overA i '
-- .
same work at Navy pier, Chicago, More
Dimes Needed In s a
cost Uncle Sammy 10,000 "smack- .

' eroos." That's pretty good going. Fight Against Disease

Unit 4s S/Sgt Torbeck, continually A reminder, the infantile para. j
refers to the expected lysis campaign is still on. Boxes
for the collection of contributions
"blessed event" as "he. Maybe
he's psychic-or on the other hand have been placed in all buildings ry +

i maybe it's just wishful thinking Can't you spare a dime to help f w

Relax Sarge, it'll probably be a sass such a worthy cause? Infantile

' girl-both of mine were. paralysis can be beaten It is up
to us to do our share
and all that
to "Scoop" Ce-
Our sympathy
is asked is
jve give a few
verha who rushed to Chicvo: to
our spare coins The drive
be with his father in his illness. closes
soon so scout
up a box and
We all wish for his father, a full put in your change. >
and speedy recovery w
I -,.: l.. Mins. '| M.lo: (not lln Patriotic- citizen -
From the NTSch I AFC) comes chair), is X.\T'I'L."II""trl\fo"llhf're youth milking a cow. "See here a,
observer," and (;i. II. Frederick is
the startling news that R C. young man, why aren't you at the
Cochrane, AOMBlc, has become a I the lad who can Keep his earn to front"

movie actor. In a recent technical (the ground with the least trouble.Sims I "Wal. I reckon it's mostly be-

film. Cochrane'a hands and the : from Birmingham, nan had cause this cow ain't no different ti/,
back of his lap appeared very 18 months of sea duty and survived from any other cow."
the sinking of Ills destroyer
prominently in pictuie--especially, j-- -
the back of hU lap Speakingof In the Mediterranean. He in I WKIKI.YKTIIKU: :
pictures, the one of the TFC an instructor in the torpedo I MWhCASTContinue ; Oettlng the word on that yearly problem which has now became
of ADO School a quarterly affair-your Income tax Here are pictured sense Ut
Division made not long! ago was phase division I to keep your swimming -
graced by Tracy, AOMB2csans Frederick, S'Jc, come from One- I trunks In mothballs, don't minute and apparently| | purarloj tar payer who wonder whether the

glasses. Why? I don't know-- onta, Ala., and is an .\KIM student plan on buying snorts 8ltoN l ar treasury department owe them or they owe the treasury. IX (jg)
unless he thought he might lookA Him wales sir: feet four white flannel any time touts, James T Jackson, Income tat offloer. will net them! straight. From

little prettier without them and seven-sUteenth!! I tic h es! fog on ItOl""U'Blvd. In the left to right, N. B Taylor M\M; T I.. Meyer, Sir; (. II. AiulerM -

Incidentally that new WAVE while Frederick Is four feet II we, hours Itl tfc* morning. MAM*<-; M. R. I'rUouiora, Sic; t. Krdmann, pfc.; and Lt.

AFX>r U Virginia Riley, S2c and nine-i>i ldf'f'lIlh" inches short. Jackson.

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25 January, 1945 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven _


Theatrical Agent Economic Analyst

And Oil Man-That's Sgt. PennimanAt I i PRESENTS |i\

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headquarters squadron of the ,
, Marine Aviation Detachment thereIs I have my fingers: crossed." ',1 IBBBBBBBBOBBBHBBBBBBBL

versatile Marine sergeant: who I' He gave up the Pelican State '

answers to the name of W. F I'| in 1941 to go to Washington: to' s"Aa
Penniman, Jr I Join the State Department Aftera >r

He is from short stay there the departmentsent
Savannah. Ga, entered -
him Venezuela
to as an eco-
the service nomic analyst. His duties here

in October involved largely the expediting to

I of 1943, had his I the United States of much needed

MSN "boot" at Farris I I taw materials such as oil, diamonds -

Island then hides coffee and Chin-
duty at Cherry | chona. Also it will\ be recalled

Point and / that it was about this time that

Quantico and I the government: was working most
finally. NATTC. I closely with the officials of the
Jacksonville. I several South American countriesin

uncovering unAmerican activi- I
Prior to donning
I ties. This as you can well imaginewas ;:
/. a Marine Sgt. I'enniman
most interesting work and according -
uniform he attended the Univer- 1 sAnn
I to Penniman
: when they I I
sity of Pennsylvania. After college '
I''"' once started on a job there was
Personnel the Educational Office are responsible for paper workIn Penniman did public relations no let up until the party in question s
work for several hotels in Toledo. I
connection with changes and advancements in rate*. Ihej're the i was cleared or put on the :
ones, too with latest Information on educational opportunities\ the Next he went into the sugar business "black list," ,

Na\')'. Onter U Lt. jg) M. A. Bremhert education offlrer. Left In in New Orleans. I In his spare time of which there I

A. J. Takores Y2c, and, right U Margaret Constantino \3c. I As a side line he became interested I seemed to be very little Penniman
in the oil business and a I 1 collected orchids, and when he left
theatre booking bureau. Soon the Venezuela he had accumulated a

Little Publicized Educational Office side line began: to take the major collection of over 70- different va- .

part of his time, one moment book- rieties. After the war is over he

ing the lunts for performance in plans to go;: back and this time as
Assists Navy Personnel In Many Ways New Orleans and the next minute representative- of various United

out in the field looking/. over oil States manufacturers. Best of luck

There's a little-publicized little- I -- ------ .- lands. Fortunately for Pennimanone and when air express is somethingas
known activity in the A /nInistra- status. we1did\ come through;: in 1940 common as a bus trip to Jacksonville -
lion Building of NATTC with 1 Still another point not generally and said Penniman rather cheerfully I how about remembering Miller

which every enlisted man or woman understood is that to advance from \ "she is still producing, but "us with an orchid? A varied movie program, augmented

should get acquainted. I any rate to a higher one, above by a boxing show, is offered
Every advancement in rate and seaman, second class, there are Lt. Cdr. HamannIs STAR OFSOAPOPERAS I in this week's entertainment

every change in rate passes I minimum requirements for proficiency PLAYING f program at the NATTC auditorium

through: the Educational Office rating marks and for con- Everything from cowboy

In fact, all the "processing" duct marks and to advance from New Technical PART IN NAVY',thrillers to musical comedies, jive
red tape the forms that have to rate, there minimum
I any are serv- and war in the desert will be pre
be filled\ out, the letter writing, lice tenure requirements Training OfficerNAATC Radio announcer newscaster, sented with two films, "Music For
the check on records and eligibilityare : I Many ,of the. men here in a stu- : writer and actor-that's John D. Millions," and "Practically Yours,"

handled in that office which dent status were called into 'service welcomes aboard Lt. Richbourg AEMSc now attachedto topping the bill
is manned by one officer, two yeo- I or enlisted before completinghigh : the Visual Aids Department of "
'I "Music For Millions, a romantic -
men, and a civilian employee. I school, and others have completed Comdr A, P Hamann technical AEM School
drama with shows
Handling advancements' n d some college: work toward training officer, Comdr. Hamannis WAVES should be especially Interested tonight at 1745 and 2000. The

changes: in rates probably is the degrees;: Much of the training;: from San Jose Calif, wherehe in Richbourg, for during I extensive cast includes June Ally-
more "popular" function but it is they are receiving now will be his varied- career before the microphone -
was district sales manager: for son, Jimmy Durante. Margaret
only oneXif two major purposes of recognized by high: schools anc} : he played character parts in Brien.. Jose Iturbl, Marsha Hunt,
the office. The other has to do I I colleges\ and the Educational Office the Chevrolet I daytfme serial shows that are so Hugh Herbert and Larry Adler,

with Informing enlisted and officer I is the place to clear all thatso .. Motor Co. Prior I popular with mom and her grownup : Yours"
is scheduled
personnel of the varied educational the high;: school or college;: authorities to that he served I daughters. Practically
opportunities, maintaining a library i will be officially advisedof I next Wednesday and features the .
as executive I Richbourg I acting team of Fred McMunay
of technical training courses the credits which are due the
at the spent three :years and Claudette Colbert, During
all secretary
cm rate, and handling;: requestsfor individual. re
In New York at-
'I i the week, movie addicts will have
entry Into schools. Numberless courses are now being University of
this of work.
Some 900 advancements in rates ;: provided by the U. S, Armed Santa Clara, his type .. the opportunity of seeing Arm
I He played a dozen
lr month are being handled in Forces Institute which will be I f Miller, shapely tap-dancer, Roy
I Alma Mater different char)1
the office currently- despitethe recognized: by high: schools, colleges 1
he acters, mostly I ? I II
fact that many a sailor\ is inclined and universities. If present from "
| "heavy, in such .
to wonder, sometimes, plans work out, these civilian graduated in '
soap operas as
what's happened to that advance institutions will give credit for 1932. Our Gal Sun et

ment he was expecting The 900 the work takenthrough: the Lt. C lr. lIamann While at the ," "SecondHusband "
figure: Is the average per month USAFI.An I f''day
member of ,and Y
for the last quarter of 1944, About enlisted man finishing the university he was a football others. He also -** r
750 of them were largely: "rou Class A Hospital Corps course of the varsity basketball appeared the John Richbourg"March
when doingpost ;: on
tine" involving students in the six weeks, for instance would receive I teams and later University I of Time" Later
various schools, but the other 150 a high: school credit of halfa I graduate work at Loyola program.
unit in and unit he coached these sports ( Richbourg turned to the announcing
were in Ship Company. physiology: one
field, going to W T M A,
There is, however, a not-so- in public health, hygiene;: and first I Mr. Hamann entered the Navy I Charleston S C His work was so
of this work too aid junior college credit of ten in 1942' receiving his in-
pleasant phase ; ;: I early i good that WLAC, Nashville: a 50-
for just as advancements are processed hours of preparation as hospital doctrination at Quonset His first 000-watt CBS affiliate, employedhim
through: the Educational Of- assistant; or three hours of college;: tour of duty was at NAS Ale- I|
as an specializing
fie, so are the reductions in rate. credit In elementary anatomy and rneda. Calif. where he was officer- ''In newscasts

They are comparatively small in physiology, and two hours in hygiene in-chaige: of the metalsmlth school ,,
number averaging three per ;: i i and material officer for all the I During his career, Richbourg 4 4f 4ti

month while advancements to If he completed the AEM advanced schools In September he was I played in amateur theatricals in

"pay grade 1," or permanent I course of 12 weeks the transferred to NATTC Norman, New York and once organized a
chief's rating, are averaging: threea high school would allow two unitsIn Okla. There he served as material unit of his own and toured New

month I aviation electricity; the junior officer until March of 1943 when :I Jersey with "the play, "Trial of

One thing that Iln't understood college: would allow ten hours in he was transferred to NATTC, Mary Dugan ,

very well Lt. (jg: ) M. A. JJreuthert. aviation electricity; and the college I Memphis Tenn At that centerhe I "One time-I did a singing Juvenile

Educational Officer said : would allow four hours inelectrical I was office-in-charge: of the aviation lead in an amateur musical

Is that all these rates and advance laboratory, and ten hours :i machinist mate school, thenin comedy," Richbourg remarked '

ments are based on a "com pie- in shop practice :: charge: of all line maintenance "Was I glad when that was over"

ment" for the Center That's another There are other courses with a '' schools and later officer-ln-charge: I' He graduated from AEM School

word for "quota," and in, similar arrangement proposed for ; of the Aviation Engineer Officers last November and was assignedto

most instances especially In credits available to Navy officers, i School. Lt. Comdr. Hamann is on the Visual Aids Depaitmentwheie .

Ship's Company--rates and advancements Wave officers and enlisted person-1 I duty here as Technical Training: he prepares poster layouts,

can be made only nel. Marine Corps officers and Officer i_ _________ i'compiles instructional aids and .'une AIIJ"on
when a vacancy in the complementoccurs. men, and Coast Guard officers and I writes technical stories on phasesof
some knuckling;: down in the evenings Rogers;: singing six-gunner; and
) the school which are sent to
Another point which Isn't \'eryJf'nt'fallv I menMaking;: all the arrangements: so ', or any other spare time you ,'Naval publications. In his spare Humphrey Bogart: who helps win

: understood, she said is you can start these courses and go may have. I time he drums up a few human the battle in the Sahara.

that men must now advance to out of the service better qualified When it comes to discussions interest items for the Jax Air The whednle (at the 4TTO

the third class petty officer rate educationally than when you came regarding: ;: advancement In rate, I News. auditorium) :

S via the route of seaman first class. in is the responsibility of the Educational however you take that up wjth I Tonight. 1745 "Music for Millions -

There Is no more "jumping";: froma Office AH you need your division officer; and he, in I Model Storeroom ," with Jimmy Durant And

seaman second class, to a third, to do Is talk with them and get: turn, communicates with the Educational June Altyfton.

.. second or. first class petty officer I your application J'01lin--that: and Office / At SK-V School Friday, ]1800 movie programof
--- ------
short subjects; 2000 Boxing:
Adding;: another progressive: stepto match between XATTC and

Requirements For Advancement their curriculum, the Aviation Avon Park Army Air Base.Saturda'y .
Storekeeper School recently put
1800 "Ea.c1ieWas
Burf'IIU nr Personnel has established fixed regslrements for advancement from one pay grade for rate) tn into operation a model storeroom 2000
the nt'xt They cover conduct 1lI"rlt'l. Jlrllrll'l In J'l'orl'lt'nC'y.tnd Implh fr11',11, -. sequlements. flnc't'; manyenlisted where the instruction and training;: a Lady, with Ann Miller.
men and .epwn want to know whst those tequlsements ale they ate piesented twlaw' Futlher 'inquiry Sunday 1500 "Tiger Shark"
must be made relative I to sea duty rcquisements, for Pay Grades 1-A and 1. as spece here does not i ermit, listing follows a complete cycle designedto with Edward Uoblnson.
thf'O t'x<<'l'tlonl. meet and cover all problems the
Sunday, 1800 2000 "Lights of
students will be: called to
Rating .nlC'. R.qulr..m..t" M..... R..qulnmnl Conductl'reient OKI Santa Fe," with toy' lingers
Pay Grade l'u.fil'I..r I. handle in the future as SKV's.In and Dale Evan
J&illr addition to the use of proper "
Monday. 1800 2000 "Sahara,
Navy forms receiving and Issue
Pay Grade No specified time None NunetiS2c the with Humphrey Bogart.
of supplies, students are madethoroughly
familiar with each Tuesday, 1800, :2000 "The Big

r"l-Cra e No specified time Above 3,0 for 3 mos. 4 0 for 3 mfllll, component part of aviation equipment Bonanza," with Richard Arl -n.VAeilnesdaj .
1800, 2000, "J'riie.
and ,
For this
: purpC11ethf' "
finally lour, with Fred Mt-
ray (;11If'" No specified time Above 3,0 for 3 mos 4 0 for 3 mos various units, those that require Murray and ilaudette Colbert.
4-3/c I'OrJ') t spare parts from time to '

Pay Grade g mos. ( serviee may be waived for Above 3,0 for 3 mOil 4.0 for 3 mos time, are dis-assembled and displayed I Radio Program
: [
3--2/c OT) .utst.u iias per.en.r1) + with the parts in the proper
assembly sequence. These displays | i They fourth In the series edNA

S ray (trail, II mOil. (161 service relay be" alved for AvcraFe 3.5 or higher .0 for 3 mOil And nn run from the smallest unit to a T T O radio I broadcasts.,
1--/c I'O'I') ...,...b"hn,. perrowwri) fur 9 mos mark less than 3,0 Pratt and Whitney Twin Wa pairplane "trained for \'!<-tory" will be
fig 0 mOB. engine.Definition heart tonight from 1815 to 1830

Fey Grade 111J mOil. (1.40 service may lie waived for Average 3.5 or higher 4.0 for 6 mOIl, and nn ------t- I' over station \\'JAThe broadcast -
l-A AA(T) .ut.ta.dinR prres.u ; for 1 yr" mss k leas than 3,0Jlradt'l : Nudist the only will cover the Aircraft Turret -
Sea duty of at least 6 mOil. In fillY tot 1 yr. person in the world who has less School On the basket! reports -
2 and/t'r 3-wtth some exceptions I
pocket spate than a sailor thin series of program*
-- has been received
very favorably -
ray 'CS,'\llIe 12 mOil C'c.llthiuoUI active service In pay" All 1"f'"C'rltw.J l1y Att 5111 'flf BUrt'11I Manual, Mess Cook : "The pork I get I by'Navy personnel' as well an
1 Millde l-A. l'iut 1). 13ul't'JI Co 1. 11-42 and ALNAV l1CH4
Ti' makes better chicken naiad
I ,; I I now the general public.

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Page Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 25 January, 1945

I Up For A Rebound NATTC Boxers Seek Fourth Win In Clash

__,_____. "'" M.A.J I

,With Avon Park Army Fighters Here Friday

Sports Are Given Pat On team NATTC's, which cracked tip-top the boxing Avon

t Park soldiers' string of wins Bj\)\

'I; :: Back By NATTC SailorsAn there last week while record- /

ing its third victory of the

overwhelming for the continuation of amateur winter season, will attempt to

and professional sports during wartime has been given by duplicate this feat at home tomorrow

NATTC sailors and marines night when the

In an unofficial spot sur strengthened South Florida

vey conducted by the NATTC the sport they would most like tc Army team invades the Center

Section of the Jax Air News see continued in both the pro and ,in quest of vengeance.A .

L Lt last week 91 cent of the amateur fields. eapacity crowd is expected to
witness the match, which startsat
Under a graduated point scale,,
y servicemen contacted answered
a surprisingly heavy vote was cast' 2000 at the Auditorium.
yes to the question, "Do for pro football, which was rated A couple of former professional
think that spectator in- baseball fighters who were unable to go( for
you over pro 448 to 42:!
terest in sports justifies their points, and the grid game as pre Avon Park in the first meeting
15 Jan., will join the Army outfitIn
sented by colleges and high schools:
existence in wartime?
its bid for victory tomorrow
a t Entertainment and morale-build. dominated the balloting for ama according to information receivedby
teur sports with 401.
I; log were given as the main reasons Lt. Roy Womach, who is in
why athletic events should Basketball was second in the charge of the Navy rin sters.
I not be halted. "Sports provide latter class with 252 points and "They've got a fast teammostof
necessary entertainment on the was third choice In the money' their fighters are pros-and
I home front:*rd are of keen interest field with 225.: Amateur baseball they'll be stronger this time." asserted
r 2 | to Americans on the fighting drew only 224 points.Compilationa Lt. Womach. "But our I t'tr
( fronts," asserted one sailor in of total points boys are pretty good: too. It.
I a representative reply. gave football 819 baseball 669,, ought to be a good match."
The tax-producing and bond selling basketball 477, boxing 224, hockey The locals I won the match
I value of sports also were mentioned 151, and track 101. Following there, 4 bouts to 1, handing Avon
along with other replies order were tennis racing, swimming Park, which had compiled an excellent
such as, "Sports help break enemy golf, wrestling, softball anda record, its first defeatIn
I morale," "They offer escape from number of lesser lights including several month
r[ reality the same as picture shows," ping-pong volleyball, bowl From seven to nine bouts are
Y and "It would be a heck of a ing, skiing, and a vote or two for expected on the card here, with
world with all work and no play." blackjack, stud, bridge, pool, crew,, the tentative pairings following

I _NATTC personnel voted_ football and badminton. (NATTC fighters listed first) :

Louis Fu azy, 118, VS, unnamed

I Teams Battle ForShip's Carnival Grunt opponent.
1 Charlie Dedmon, 130, vs. Elmer
Jim Ellor ((11)), Charlie \\oddttll, behind and slightly to the rightof Bagdasatian' 123.
Ellor, and a Camp Rlandlng player, Center Cirunloh, left, go till| Co. Lead And Groaner Was Eddie Barnett, 134, vs. Leo :Mon-
I. for a rebound in the clash at the gym last Friday night, which the [ tenaro, 133.
Air Kildcri won 51 to 86. handing player at right Is Guard Smith. Rugged CustomerA Billy R moth, 156, vs. Dick
I I A tight race is shaping up in Donahue, 160.
RAIDERS STRETCHHIT WIN STREAK the Ship's Company Basketball Mickey McGuire, 160, vs. Al
; I League with the unbeaten AEM- combination of a broken nose Sayer, 160.Alabama. *
and the little wife the
I Unit 5 team, which has a recordof changed Dubose 172, vs. un.
ROAD FOThe R NEXT TWO TILTS occupational status of F. 11. Mar-
five wins, being pressed by named opponent.Al
three quintets that boast four vic- I tischewsky. S2c, from professional Smibaldi, 185 or Norman
Air Raiders of NATTC, who I -- wrestler to fire captain but unnamed
tories in five starts. Evensen, 182. vs opponent
are turning out to be a pretty fair Charlie Uoildail added six, and I though: this change took place 13 .
I AEM-Unlt: : 5 i had easy going last the 31-year-old, 140-
cage aggregation, peeped out and Big Jim J.llor; got four. years ago Other bouts in the lightweightand
I week its fifth triumph being recorded
saw the light last week when they I Joe Nessing tugged lad who( pound AEM student is still a pretty heavyweight divisions also
put the damper on a couple of formerly starred at Camp Davis, I on a forfeit The by trio the of Aviation teams rugged fellow inside the squared may be scheduled. R, T Evans

eager opponents to stretch their led the Welch\ team with five tied Storekeepers for second place all lacked circle. i AEM student weighing 135, is
1 winning spurt and shove their sea. field goals. I Martfschewsky, who wrestled i ready to go providing Avon Park
son's record above the .500> mark I The tilt with Blanding last Fri. I up wins. under the name of Matty, toured I II has a fighter in this weight.
for the first time. day night wasn't quite as close I With Barrett sinking 19 points, the midwestern wrestling circuit, I Two of the tentative bouts listed
I The Raiders whipped Welch Hospital or quite as rough. Bittner was the Aircraft Turret five outclassed' appearing at Denver, Omaha, and are rematches. Barnett decisloned
I of Daytona Beach and Camp the big: boy as the Raiders rolled : the Police quint, 33 to 17. The other large cities. He engagedin Montenaro, a former pro, down
I Blanding to run their victory to( a 54-36 triumph, their secondof AOO Instructors, paced by Fellers about 40 feature or semi-final there and Ramoth lost a split decision -
surge to five games which gave the season over the Starke with 18 points, downed Dispensary' bouts during his four-year career, that could have gone his
I them an eight win, seven loss tally soldiers.A 37 to 30. and AEM-Unit 4, with winning approximated half of way to Donhaue, who( also is a
I for the season. former pro baseball hurler, Kdrins starring, outclassed the them. I range veteran.Hewett,
I Next on the schedule are a Bittner pitched strikes all nightto Master-at-Arms five, 28 to 18. In "I received a broken nose in -t-
I couple of tilts on the road. The I tally 17 points. Again the I the other Ship's Co. tilt, Vinnlng I a rough match In 1932, and the
; Raiders will meet Welch tomorrow scoring was well divided among 'tallied 20 points to lead the Dis- little wife didn't want me to of M.A.D.
night at Daytona and visit Gainesville the Raiders with Ellor, who turned bursing-Tech Tr. club to a convincing wrestle any more so I quit," said
to tangle with Florida's I in one of his best games, and 42 to 27 decision over i Marty. Following his voluntary Has Been PlacesContinued
Gators Tuesday Collins hitting for 10, followed Aviation Fire Control retirement from the ring, Marty
The return clash at Daytona by Washington's nine and Wod. One other team was able! to was captain of the fire depart- From Page Ten
struggle The dall's chalk its fifth triumph without that the Service Squadron was relieved
i I should be quite a eight up ment In Ms home town of S<'otts-
local team won the contest with The locals: put on a 21-point a defeat, the A KM: league bluff, Neb. and returned to the States.
Welch here 16 Jan in the first third quarter drive to( ice the leader, Ilks 17, accomplishingthis Upon his return to Miramar, Hew.
!I quarter when they piled up a 13 game after leading at the half,, feat by outclassing Bks 57, Marty had a number of unusual ett requested duty on the East
1 1 to 1 lead and then repulsed the 25 to 14, Stark and Seghi starredfor 31 to 19. NV Hermann led the experiences during his years in the Coast and returned to Jacksonville
i charging Army phvsical-eds in a Blanding, victor with 13 points. ring, some bad and some good. after an absence of almost two and

t rough last half. The final count The Raiders, incidentally, madea In other AEM League contests, "One time I challenged a carnival one-half years.
41 to 36. lot of four's in their last five wrestler, a Mexican named Men- The impeccably groomed squad-
.. was the once beaten Bks. 26 club won .
The Haiders' scoring was well victorious games, all of which timleo Sarano, Marty reminisced."I ron'l officer keeps fit with a daily
its fourth nosing out Bks.
divided I* this fray. Harley Col- were played at home. They defeated 18 by 37 to game: 31 Bks. 58 defeated was to collect $30 if I stayed game of fast, furious handball
lias, Indiana's girt to basketball, Municipal Airport 44 to 40; ; 15 minutes. He beams at mention of his family
Bks. 16 by 22 to 13 Bks. 19 took a
was high with 10 pointy N, Florida 44 to 26; Waycross, 54 ; 21 and "Well they had a carnival ref Mrs. Hewett and their two
Texas' (' 41 36 and Bland- 35-33 verdict over Bks. ; and the first thing that went children, daughter, aged 15 and
(T..x'a..hlnton) / to 37; Welch to ; Bks. 20 stomped Welfare, 46 to 7. eree
tribution to the game, ing-, 54 to 36 I wrong was when he told me to an 8-year-old son They call Augusta
1 tight/ as did chunky Johnny High scorers in the AEM loop come out and shake hands The Georgia, "home," but "homeis
ner and Prepster Herb Husvar. STANDINGSShip's were Graham of Bks. 25 with 21 Mexican "forgot" to shake, and the where the heart is"; so of course
-- points, Reid of Bks. 18 with 15. next thing I knew, he got: a flying they're right here in Jacksonvillewith
Artit Co. League Townsend of Bks. 19 with 12; and mare. their Marine, Warrant Officer

Hook Tl'am- W. L. Sparka and Allen of Bks. 20 witha "Just by luck, though, I got a VVm. W. Hewett
AF.M-Unlt !3 1\ 0
dozen apiece. -- -- -
foot lock on hiim and won the
AF.M-lJnlt 4 4 1
j AGO Instructor, 4 1 The undefeated Aviation Ordnance first fall. That's about all I re I Ouch!
Aircraft Turrets 4 1 team went ahead in the member. The Mex was a nerve ..
Dlsb.-Tech. Tr. 2 2 3 School League, copping{ Victory artist, and when he got through I II
IL Dispensary 2 3 No. 4 at the expense of Bks 2 with me, it took three days to get I
Mastpr-at-Arms 1 4 (Turret). 21 to 18. In other School untangled."
Av. Fire Control 1 4 Bks. 61 (Fire Control)
games veteran who
AI' Storekeepers 0 5AEM Speaking as a
L w stomped the Cooks and Bakers, 42 knows wherein he talks, Marty I
I : League to 13, with McDonald scoring 22 warns young wrestlers to stay out |
13ke17m 5 0Bks points, and Bks. 6 (Auto Pilots) of the pro end of tie game, unless I
28 23.
downing the Marines to
26 4 1 A they are i in the heavyweight class
57 3 2 -- and are exceptionally> good. )j f
Bkl Bkl 18 16 2:1Bkl 3 2 Four SpecialistsSent "Wrestling is the greatest: sport in
2 3Bkl the world to me," he stated "You
20 2:1Bkl To MemphisFour can't beat it as a body-builder!I

58 2 2.1Welfare 3Bkl Physical Training specialists but as" a money-maker i it: is no

0:5: all first class, were transferred good I

School: League, from NATTC, Jacksonville, OFFICERS'BOWLING
Team- N', I.. to NATTC, Memphis last week. ,
Av. Ordnance;; 4 0 They are Paul Cranford, swimming Tpllnt- \\'. L.
Bkl GO 10.d.) 3 0 Instructor; Clint Taft, tumbling Av. Flee Control 21 9
Commissa1'y 2 1 Tech, Tr 18 12
Bkl 2 ITurl'et) 2 2 ; Al Murphy touch football; Ph). T.." & Wel. 17 13 ;
Marines 2 2 and Charles Simpson soccor. Ordnance Officers 13 13AEM 11
Bks 6 (Auto Pilot) 1 :3Bks 13 17
61 (Wire Control) 1 3 Tho departure of Taft nnd Cran- Dispenslr: 6 24
looks & Bakers 0 4 ford cuts into the reserve strength
always of the Air Raider cage squad. I.a't'N'k.8 llesultyrdnnnce
The wife was antagonized Both were members of last sea ::> Officers! 727 629 RIR-220:1:
by her husband's going at son's team also, and Taft was a Ph)'. Tr. & We I. 731 7)3; 731-Z.13!
night. His departing words, which regular this season until he suffered -'-- -- .. f
-':Lt. Clark'. Hoelj of '111', one of especially enraged her, were always a knee injury. tv,l"ire: (fonll'ol 723 730 798-2251 l ..". II. Martisdiewhky, S2c. aform..r

the most consistent bowlers In Goodnight. mother of -t- pro wrestler and now JitAI'M
ARM 735: : 725 71722.17Tech. :
I There was an old maid that School student, applies one
NATTC Officers' thtee' .
the .
League/ Tr. 822 757:: 6S2'7Z 61
J give the big ball a twist as he But one night she could stand it insisted that her mama cat never of his favorite holds. on his gniipling |
trends' a hook down the alley.r no longer. When he took hU hat, leave the house at nights Last IndlvMu( 1 I Msh !game. Clllelt Oirt- partner, S. U. Lefo/lk, Sic
r Seely'now Is second high In the started out the door, and called: year she went on a Southern cruise nee Individual Office high. 200.aeries Schmltt Phi.Y '. It Is an OIlt..ld.1111'11 over toehold
officers' bowling averages with cheerily, "Good night, mother of and wrote home, "I'm having more r[ & Wcl i.. SIS -n painful little clutch
168, two pins behind Lt. (Jjj) three," she answered, "Goodnight, darned fun met a swell gentle- -t-- when pressure U. applied. Mar-
Jack Cogswell' of the league! father of one," I man on the boat. P. S. Let the The March of Dimes call for tischfiwfcky! a 110 pomidpr,
leading loml..l/tht/ fh'e. Now he stays !home cat out tonight' ill. of us to get in step! conies front Srottfthliiff, Neb.

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