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\... 2, No. 47 cm mm imnnmniiiiinrnTn 1 February, 1945

\t An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command



I- Clarion Call For Navy Relief Sounded On This Station I

I They Might Need Navy Relief 1 February Through r1


Is Designated Period To

j Contribute Needed Funds

It's reveille for Navy Relief

Cdr. R. R. Marken Sounding its annual call for con-
tributions the Jacksonville Auxiliary -
: of the Navy Relief Society
1 r Detached Assumes today joins a Navy-wide appealfor

funds. Throughout the Navy
the period from 1 February to 15

Duty With MarinesVeteran has been designated as the time
when contributions will be rev

Chaplain Will The drive by the local Societywas
initiated last week with a
Soon Start His Third letter from Captain) H. E. Regan,

Commanding Officer, NAS, and
Tour With Devildogs President of the Jacksonville Aux

1 Commander Roy R. Mal ken, senior iliary, to all Department Heads of
chaplain at the Jacksonville Na- the Air Station and to Commanding -
va Air Station for the past 15 Officers of Auxiliary Stations
months, has been detached for duty' urging support for Navy Relief
[ with the U. S. Marine Corps, and and outlining: the method for receiving -
) departed last Tuesday. In leavingto contributions. In each department

...-..__ assume his duties with the Ma- of the Naval Air Stationan
... ..
I : :: -- officer has been designated to
lines, Comdr. Marken declared.
I A real believe it or not-but the evidence exists. During/ the past year 1275: maternity cases Wl'reItulIlIl'I.1 "this is my third tour of duty personnel receive contributions of the department from naval and
of which 4U through Navy Relief loans and 831 by KMIO assistance. with them"
: hi-. racy Relief. were
to turn them in to Lt. ) O. M.
------ (Jg
-------- --- ---- A native of Hampton, Iowa,
Treasurer of Re-
Suggs, the Navy
YOU'LL TAKE THOSE EXTRA I Lieut. Clemson Is Chaplain Marken served in the lief Society, Jacksonville Auxiliary.
I Navy during the first World Waras A similar procedure will be followed

I POUNDS OFF WAISTLINE IN i Succeeded By Lt. crossings an enlisted of the Atlantic man, making on convoy 16 NATTC,at and Auxiliary the Naval Hospital Stations,

duty before being honorably dis- except that on each of these Com ;
charged at the end of the war, as
LATEST TRAINING PROGRAMHave mands departments will turn in
(jg) H. Blanchard a first class! petty officer contributions to an officer designated

you heard ? Happy Hour --- -- ---- Upon release from the Navy, by the Commanding Officer
------ Marken enrolled in Drake who will forward contributions to
is back!! I Lt. Chaplain
(Jg) Gene Blanchard today
University, where he studied for Lt. (jg) Sult S,
relieves Lt. Helen M.
The new Administrative Orderon : Jedan (Jg)
physical training calls for an jbpet Clemson as Issuing Agent for War the ministry. Upon graduation he "The urgency of the present appeal
I Bonds became a pastor of the Christian commented Chaplain O. C.
all around, organized, and supervised Savings at the Jacksonville
program of physical exer- Naval Air Station. Lt. Blanchard Church, Des :Moines, Iowa, which Weaver when outlining plans for
cise and recreation for all person- ; NAS Junak 1 reported here from NAS Corpus had a congregation of more than the drive, "is apparent in lastyear's
nel categories on the station. So Christi! where she was Assistant 2,000.After record of aid to Navy de J
be your choice a dip in the pool Issuing Agent.It five years a* a civilian pendents. The local Society loaned I
(come warm weather), a leisurely MLADI FRANK. KASPOVIC is understood that Lt. Clem minister!! Chaplain Marken reentered without interest more than $61),001* <
game of golf, or a rugged hour of OPKT SK LIJEPO ODLI- son will report to NAS San Diegoas the naval service as a to twelve hundred Navy and Ma-
wrestling and hand to hand com- no\'.\0 U .\\'t.J.TI<:I Issuing Agent as soon as she chaplain and was assigned to the rine families. Additional outright J''
has familiarized her successor with Naval Training Station, Newport gifts; exceeding $6,000 were made
bat, get ready to trim inches off Is there a Croatian on the station
waistline and sport muscles her duties here. R. L Since then his naval in cases of extreme need. The
knack for
your ? Or with a
that will make Superman look likea lingos who anyone can untangle the above Through the efforts of Lt. Clem. career has included tours of duty loans as they are repaid are of
son and her staff NAS Jacksonville aboard the USS Altair, the L'SS course available for further use
sissy. headline that topped a
mystifying but the gratuities are not. Onlya
has consistently been among Lexington and other ships| He
The general lines along which newspaper clipping sent to the the leaders in War Bond purchases, also had shore duty with the whole-hearted response of offi-
the new program will be conductedin Public Relations Office.It and its record has teen enviable. Fourth U. Marines' at Shang cers and men throughout the Navy
each of the personnel categoriesgo is believed the story con- I will make it to continue
In the calendar 1914 hai possible
year over China, where he was located
Frank M Raspovic, a
like this cerns one "
something : five million dollars worth of bonds during the outbreak of the Sino- this work effectively.
Officers (Station, Flight, and I I recent is known NAS aircrewman that a news graduate.It releaseon were Issued through the War Bond Japanese! war, and at the Marine I The annual rail throughout

other Instructors) I Frank (in good old American) Office here Barracks, Juantlco, Va. the Navy for 1915 was launchedby
1. Required to participate a min was mailed to Kravatskl List New Lt. Clemson was born in Mob- During his long and varied ca- Admiral Krnest" J. King, Conrrnanderin'hief -
imum of one (one-hour) period on erly, Missouri, but considers San of the I1aitedStates
York City, which he indicated was reer in the Navy, the chaplain has
three separate days each week in Diego, Calif., her home. After had Fleet and Chief of Naval
his hometown paper. many opportunities to see the
some type of physical exercise or From there on-well, our dialect graduating from the University of part religion plays in lives that Operations. In a letter to all
sports activity. Missouri with a B.S. degreeshe ships and stations he pointed out
headache torn
expert is laid up with a are by war. Among the things
2. A weekly record of participation and we'll just have to take the became associated with the Mary- which impressed him most in this that the Navy Relief: Societythrough
of officers in each departmentshall land Casualty Company in San all
sheet's edi- of Its auxiliaries
I' word of the Croatian respect was the manner in which
be forwarded to the station tor that the translation is OK Diego as assitant special agent, American educated Chinese stoodin loaned, during the first! ten I
Officer in Charge of Physical Copy boy, page Marshal Tito! acting as liaison between the general line for hours to gain entranceto months of last year, more than
Training ------tLeading --- agency there and sub-agents the Marine Church in three million the hundred thousand 'I
:3. This physical exercise shall be located throughout Southern Call- He credited this interest the dollars to aid Gl.OOO cases
arranged in conjunction with other Dentist fornla, Arizona, New Mexico, Baja, part U. S. missionaries had played of need among Navy dependent '
activities Calif., and Sonora, Mexico
the j
over there, and the keen desire During; Name period, outright
4. Officers over 40 years of age Obtaining her master's degree in grants of $718,389.11 were made J
the Chinese
had to "hear
are not required to palticipate.j Will Speak HereOne speech from the University of lish message" in the midst an of Eng-theirwartorn to meet 17,000 cases of extreme i:
However, some type of exercise is Southern California at Los Angeles need. Admiral King's letter staled ,
II .,ecommended for officers of this of the foremost crown and she left for Hawaii early in community. that the goal Is! for the maximum ,
age bridge technicians )in the country, 1911, returning to the States shortly Comdr. Marken replaced Cap- number of contributions". ';
Student Officers- before the Jap attack on Pearl tain Reuben W. Shrum when he assumed rather
Dr. B. F. Sapienza of Birmingham, I than for a few large ones I
1, Subject officers shall be I ywA Ala., will be the Harbor. As soon as the WAVES the duties of senior Ch'1P-1 He expressed the hope '
scheduled one normal ground 0A guest speakerat were formed, she volunteered, lain at the Jacksonville \' .since the Society belongs to the j
school period of organized and supervised I the monthly and was ordered to Northampton, Station the latter part of 1913. Navy, Is" for the Navy, and has" i
physical training (swim meeting of the Mass., for training Upon comple. Lieut. Leonard F. White, senior always been !supported by the
ming and survival) or physical I Dental Officers' tion of this training in December, Catholic chaplain, will serve as act Navy, It I l'i hoped that all officers -
maintenance each working day, as Dental Study 1912 she was ordered to temporary ing head of the chaplain's depart- and men, ships and stations, -"
prescribed by the Naval Aviation I Club to be held duty in connection with ment at this Station until the arrival will at this time evidence their ;'
Physical Training Department on in Bldg 601, War Bonds at the Bureau of Sup of Capt. L. J. White, who has interest In and their .support for +I,;
the Station. corner Saratoga plies and Accounts, Cleveland, been designated as Comdr Mar- their own society" ,
2. It must be borne In mind that and Jason Sts., Ohio From there she was assigned ken's successor.
NAS Jacksonville Assistant _. The Navy Relief Society some- ;;
: as -
the student aviator is undergoing : -t-
on 2 Feb., 1945,
times finds] it to decline sl
Issuing Agent on 31 Jan necessary
concentrated training that demands "
considerable physical and at The 2000. uary 1913. She took over as Is- Organist Sought To requests for loans for personal 'I I
.programDr. : convenience of Navy men rather
suing Agent: on 1 January 19H,
mental exertion. Other than the
| 111)II'J1La will At
highlightDr. AuditoriumThe
simultaneously receiving a promotion -' Play than emergency need of thed I'
Swimming and Survival Programas Sapienza's talk on "Discursive than emergency need of their
set up for Operational Training, I I Fixed to her present rank Station Welfare
Concerning Bridge Department
Thoughts families. It attempts, however,
One of the first three WAVES
.. the type of activities participated I Restorations," and will include the announced yesterday that it I to meet all general cases of
in shall be that leading to good showing of lantern slides and Ko- assigned to duty in connectionwith is still seeking a sailor or WAVEto emergency need for officer
War Bonds, Lt. Clemson was
physical and morale maintenance. I dachrome motion pictures.The the first to be placed in play the newly installed organat and enlisted men of the Naval
3. The Physical Training Officer appearance of Dr. Sapienza among The the Mainslde. Auditorium at the Service Marine and Coast _
shall assist the Training Oflcer has been Dr. charge of an issuing agency. 1700 and 1930 movie shows.If. '
arranged by Andy office here is the largest issuing Guard, of the United States, their
In scheduling and co-ordinat- Sears of the Jacksonville Dental agency In the Navy with a WAVE an organist can he obtained dependents and the dependents of
K m; daily physical training and Society. The speaker will make officer in charge. it is planned to substitute community deceased naval personnel. Service
Tilly: physical maintenance periodstor the stop-over en route to the -----t---- singing with words flashedon is rendered regardless of rank or '
flight students with a view to- North-west District Dental MeetIng Don't Look Now Dept the screen for the recordingsnpw rate. It has always been the policy .
wards minimizing the possibility of at Tallahasse.New Western Front (CNS During played prior to the start of of the Society to help men
harmful exhaustion prior to flight. .- -- l----- of \he their j
an artillery barrage, Cpl. Ed show. meet own obligations in timesof ;
Atrcrewmen Honors Fur Duce Brenna and Ffc. Jerry Lenhart Songfests would be pretty nice emergency, but not to relieve )
1, Student alrcrewmen shall be Italy (CNS)-Italians are strip- dived under a truck conveniently at each show, so if you know of an them of their responsibility to pro. :I
given four hours per week of phys- ping glass from framed pictures of parked neat by. They thought organist, send him over to Welfare vide for themselves and their dependents j
ical training (Swimming and Survival Benito Mussolini for use in replacing I themselves' lucky until they noticed He'll make the shows more insofar as they are able '
) or physical maintenance, window glass smashed by the a red-lettered sign on the pleasant .for everyone, and profit : to do so. For this reason finan. 1\\
Continue .On. Page Seven Nazis in schools. truck's side., It read: "Explosives." by the deal himself Continued on Page Fiv'. i

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Two JAX AIR NEWS 1 February, 1945

Laundry "Blues" Banished At NAS JaxLAUNDRY.

FFICER Flight Training k. .

I Thrown Open To .-' t". t.y''s, i,.....,. > ,", '"

WEEK r= '\f>. t:... "j +\.: '
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Big New FieldQualifications ,' t \. .

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AINav Recently ReceivedBy ,1', ,

J q Educational Office

Opportunities for f 1 i g li t

training have been thrown

open to all qualified enlistedmen

including those rated as

seaman, second class, accordIng -
to an ALNAV just received ;, ., a rorr
I here by the Station Education Office -
it was announced yesterday
I I The fact the seamen second
!, class are eligible under the new .
plan is a departure from previous wli. c h Clurwh

hk as 1\\ practice. Formerly the line was
drawn at seamen, first class. ;In
addition, the ALNAV does away
I with the requirement that the applicant ; '
must have had at least I six

months of duty at a Naval air ',r;N 1b M11sr
i' activity.To ss sr srroa

qualify for flight\ trainingan =
applicant must be a citl/.ei I curFw
change II ev .a zccaxoI
Typifying the marked I of the United !States between tin I
that has become evident in the officer II
I ages of 18 and 27 years He musthave
corps in the last few years from 'red- ai 'b&GYr e.
graduated an acc rY
I a I
youthful men in important assigi Ited high school and must notha'f' !
roents is Lt Comdr. William T II :_
)previously failed In flight\ I .,, .
Hardaker. USN, operations training\ either the Army or I I --- '-',....-- -
here at NAS Jacksonville. the Navy Marital status has no II I SCHEDULE b. : '.

Young, handsome, and energetic, I bearing on the consideration of I II P RSak1N l ONLY'sosiss DAYS eweTn ACCa'Tro oreo,, wuralr sienna, .
he radiates calm assurance and "
applications. Washday blues long known
quiet confidence as he handles the Qualified men who desire flight MAW 1 STATION SUMMr&HONMr) H TUESDAY I II I here as "my laundry's not back
myriad problems of an operations I training should apply at the Station K< K3r" "MC HyNlA'T ..... I jet'' blues, hate! been banished
officer at an air station the size of Education Office They will be I T
this one. And his youthfulness and I given a flight aptitude test and a I -.- laundry's new set-up for
eager: enthusiasm are valuable at-. I flight physical, and upon passing, I OFFICERS MONDAY THURSDAY 7 handling Incoming laundry has"
tributes imparting to the department these an interview to determine i solved t the whole problem. The
a spirit! of animation that 1 Is their suitability for this training new wing added to the rear of.
of extreme value in* the swift I If the applicant successfully negotiates I, LEE FIELD THURSDAY FRIDAY 5 the plant, and the big schedtilioghoard .
tempo of modern war. these barriers, he must I fTMttMT ITHURSDAY > HflsBBBi ...... pictured here will Insure
Born In Johnstown, Pa., on 21 then obtain a transcript of his educational CECIL FIELD FRIDAY 5 speedier service 1 leis mlxups, .
July 1918, Hardaker spent his preschool record from his high I more smiles"

years there, but then the school, college, or both. This transcript ,',
family moved to Altoona where he will be submitted togetherwith
attE'ndedrade and high school. the application to the Chief 1 '
Upon completing this phase of his of Naval Air Training for final I I
education, he enrolled at Colum- I approval.In t II
bla University, New York City, the event approval Is given, Is Opened) For
with an M. S. as his goal. However the Station! Education Office will
in 1038 aviation! caught his he notified, and In turn, they will UUNDRT lift OTHtS THAK KOUUft fiiVS W OUTSIDE W UUNttY BIKS tfttl
fancy and he applied for flight notify the applicant No actionis THE MITI ARE SECURED WILL ill RfTVRSEO UNWASHED I Use Of Women'

training as a Naval aviation cadet taken at this point a.s the In- YOUR LAUNDRY MUST BE IN A SECURELY TIED UUNDRY MS AND TIE
The was approved <
application WAVES WACS, and SPARS
dUldual Is placed on a list to YOUR LAUNDRY
in. the late fall of 19.18-he was ordered Malt a call 1 WILL BE
to Pensacola. A year later, he will continue at his regular Resident House for Ser +'ice Wcmen. -
in October, 1939 he successful!: i the USO in Jacksonville
operated by -
completed the training and was duties here.When : .' 4:., where
they may stay overnight -
his orders do arr1the
commissioned ensign. ; small and
give parties en-
applicant will be sent to school
The young ensign's first assignment for refresher training In mathematics I II New System May "No Likelihood" I| tcrtain their friends informally.The .
was Patrol Squadron 14, later I and physics prior to beginning I I I official opening the clubhouse
designatedT52 and still later I his pre-flight work. During : located at 43 West Monroe
as VP72, at Charleston, S. C. Afteryear's the time he is taking these refresher Speed Clothing That War Bonds I Street, was held last night: at a
there he left for San
a duty courses, he will retain his reception, presided over by Miss
Juan Puerto Rico, with the first present rate. At pre-flight school I I I Gertrude Murray, the Director. The
rny:>>'s, remaining until April, married men will continue in their Back To OwnersWhen Will' Be Frozen facilities of the Resident House are!
1941. Departing for colder climes, rates while single men may be selected I I varied: service women may spend
the squadron rotated between New- as aviation\ cadets. the night, for a fee of only The;
foundland and Iceland until December a new deal is given patrons There is absolutely no likelihood they cook their meals
1941.Ininiediately. -----'t- of the Ship's Service Laundry : that War Bonds will be "frozen1according purchasing may supplies at own the club or
that's news everyone wants to to a recent statement i
after the attack Keep Appointments bringing them themselves they
: ;
I hear. by R.V.. Coyne, field director of
on Pearl Harbor, the airman left may entertain at bridge parties,
Or Office the War Finance Division of the
for that Pacific base, arriving Notify It's no easy task to handle the showers, birthday parties, and the
on CtiristmaN Day. In rapid MICtension I All hands are directed to keep laundry o fthousands of men, and Treasury Department."This I,! like, by reserving the date with
thereafter he took part dental appointments and to be on delays have occurred. But with I' is one of the standard rumors 'the Director, or they may meet
in various engagements including time In the event of an emerg- the new system now being installed that has been with us for ;a their friends there and have a placeto
the Rattle of the 'oral !Sea enc'y which necessitates the breaking these delays should be cut I long time," said Coyne. "The government talk.
and the Hattie of Midway. :Still I of a dental appointment they I to a minimum and the total time has never repudiated any I There Is a special lounge for
later he flr\v patrol In connection << shall, if possible, notify the Dental in handling a bundle of wash will of its contracts. The fact that service women on the second floor) ;
with the assault on ( uaclI I Office, Extension 416, at least be trimmed considerably there are about 85 million bond in the rear of the clubhouse a patio
alcanal.Aiding. two hours before the appointment A new addition has t' >?n built holders throughout the country is under construction, which
In the formation of the that they will be unable to keep it. In the rear of the laundry I plantto r should convince anyone that such I will have two outdoor fireplaces
headquarters squadron for Fleet I Division Officers are directed to handle h'mnlnJIllIndl4'4\ a move would be unfeasible po- for picnics and parties. Several
Air 'VinOne in the South Pacific read thfs item at all Musters for which, it i Is holed, will eliminate litically even if there were a disposition study and interest groups are be
: he also helped establish the one week confusion. A number of openings | to bring it about. ling formed: Spanish Club Hook
first seaplane base in that theaterof I -t-- I each bearing\ numeral, are "Monthly redemptions are aver ; Review Group, International Sup-
eptrations. In November, 1942, !<><'key Drills provided for depositing. the bundles aging about one per cent of all per Club, and Craft Work, with
he was named executive officer of workouts flourish on I A large\ scheduling board outstanding bonds Out of every others to come when requested.All .
the htaquarters squadron.The I Wednesdays and Fridays at 1700, indicates the day that dollar invested in E, F or G bond'since I WAVES and service wivesinterested !'
IN i and .. May, 1P41, almost 88 '
now f'easoned'E'tt'ran returned on the athletic field behind 723, accepted, cent are asked to : '
to the United States in July, under the supervision of Lt. (jg) bin number Is Mated. lallnelr'I still remains in the treasury with Miss Gertrude Murray. th.
lt43, reporting to NAS Jacksonville ? Rahl, sulting thin board before "We feel that the ready availability Director at the club house, t>r b,
a month later as assistant operations '- your bundle In, you fan help of Savings Bond money\ phone, 5-5069
months speed up service.$ one of our strongest sales _-'- -t-
officer. Three lean air forces. The bombs, popularly points! I
later he was made operations of- known as "daisy cutters", The plant, it should be remembered Many people have decided to use WAVE Cage League
ficer. I were previously considered Impractical handles the laundry of officers Uncle Sam as! their banker. They :
The North Atlantic wa the by high ranking ordnance and enelisted personnel not put not only a portion, but all of Play Is LaunchedThe
toughest operational area Comdr. experts, only from mainside, but from their savings In bonds, and retain II
Haidaker says. The foul weatber--I During his tour of duty in the NATTC Lee Field, Cecil Field, I for themselves the privilege of WAVES basketball league
almost constant fog and bad icing North Atlantic, Hardaker was promoted and Municipal No 1 as well Dur- cashing bonds when an emergency tournament started last week with
conditions made flying pretty II'II'hAzaldous. '! to lieutenant, junior grade ing the past year, the output av- or some unanticipated obligation two entries the American and the
But the Pacific, espe- I on 1 November 1941. On 15 June, eraged about 250,000 pounds per arises.l ." National leagues, for five weeks c>f
ally on long hops, is no picnic, i 1942, while at Midway he was upped month, and has now soared to -" -- Ak'Mall -'- play. Games are on Mondays and
either. On the flight to Pearl Harbor to lieutenant The extra half around 400,000 pounds each month Ham PriorityThe Tuesdays, at 1800, on the WAVES
two of the planes were forced tripe was added on 15 March, With warm weather and whites Chief of Naval Operations I courts At the end of the league
Jown. He alone got through.One 944., not too far off, thsi figure: will go advises that transportation of mailIs there will be a play-off of the winning -
near-tragic incident wan I The popular young officer marled till higher. most likely to bottleneck on alt and second' place teams for
recalled by the operation officer. the former Elizabeth Gale championship and consolation
The output far exceeds normal routes leaving the continent. How.
Returning to base one nightin I Angas, daughter of Commodore plant capacity, and the machines nero he points out that V-Mail Is I In the American League are'M1 and
the Pacific, he noticed a lightblinking I William Mack Angas, on 1 February are turning out far more than they given priority and will not be affected Synthetic Supply, X-l,
: below. At the base, ao 1941, at Charleston. S. C. were designed to. In view of this by bottlenecks in Air Mail VPB. National League includes
filing to Ms calculation, was They have two children, William tremendous increase in business, outes.. Parachute Loft, WAVE Officers\ ',
fcllll about one hour's flying time, Thomas, Jr., aged two and Elizabeth production methods have --- ----- I A & R, C N T, and the Gophers
.I*' iniMn't decide whether or two months Their home here larily been streamlined lake more than a week, even In' ,Anyone interested who has rot
iMt It wait something on shore Is in the officers quarters aboard operation, but all this 11.1 jummer.! I been contacted through her unit
Keveral day later, similar Inelifant I Comdr Hardaker played football of no avail if patrons fail The laundry here I Is a \aM enterprise. rail Lt. (OJ: ) Verla Hill, at t.
bring reported by other pilots at Columbia, and did a little I pw the regulations\ By checking The most (i| -t Hlate : Welfare Office, 763
it derided that It too. When he gets a niM-hlnery IH Installed. I -- ___ A----_ -
) wa probably Dappling, to see that all clothes are stenciled The nest
wan a sub on the surface, chance these days he plays golf orbowls before packing in the laundry ''I modern method are used. Andan Salute To I'SO
and the "blinking light" was the His thief inter eats, however, bag, by itemizing all items f>n ., average,: of 800 rmplojres I Hollywood.Bing Crosby and
flashes of shells being fired upward 8t work or at play, ale planes andthe laundry slip, by depositing bundles work a nine hour day, six clay| his troupe of overseas performers
at his plane.Together'with Navy, and his friends nay' that's In the right bins on the right: days: week to handle the rushing l>usnesw. ol.| I nalute the fourth anniversary c>f
another officer, a almost all he ever talks about Helikes :you' can cu tdown on rejected bundles the USO when '"The Groaner
:hif f mttalsmith and an ordnance- shipboard life, preferring it and hasten return of your finIshed Charles Powier, SSM (L)1 c, I makes his first appearance on
nan, the air officer perfected the to shore duty. If he could tradehis laundry. If all hands cooperate manages the plant for Ship's Serv. "Cavalcade of' 'America" Monday,
first anti-personnel bomb for all desk for a plane or ship rightnow the new system will be a ire, LIf'ut..A. C. Atmey is the j F>b. 5 (WJJ\X.' 8:00: p. m., EWT).
Aircraft to be used by the Amer- > he'd be supremely happy. fJUCC8S. and laundrywill never Ship's Service officer-ln-charee. Walter Huston ''is] ommcntatr.Page .

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1, February 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Threft

Transportation Problems Here's Your Answer


Pec. 16, 19It-More than 100
unarmed( American .soldier prisoner 1 1 iae
of Mar were .slaughtered
in a Held outside Jlalmeilj, Bel-
t glum by their German captor
on the first day of Marshalon.
Kmidstrdt's offensive

, On Page 7 Huge Sum SpentOn

1. The short mountain range .p
extending from the Swiss borderto Air Stations 4

the northeast corner of France, ( t' Tlrll
whose natural barriers formed a Rilt1Otp

as part; of the Magmot line, Is known Says Adm. CombsRear 4 uz

(a) the Alps Admiral L. B. Combs Assistant -
(b) the Pyreneeac Chief of Bureau, Bureauof
( | the VOM ell Yards and Docks, U. S. Navy :
2. What are the first and last addressing members of the Pro-
books of either the Old Testament peller Club of Jacksonville at a fr

! or the New Testament! dinner last Thursday evening, declared
\ 3. The Low Countries of Europe that the Navy has spent M _
j are located about the mouthsof $82.000,000 on development of this (

three rivers. What are the Station, with an additional $65 ,
names of the rivers? 000,000 going into nearby auxil- M1

4. Blood Isn't red but appears iary stations

to bo because of the. red corpuscles This sum of $147.000,000 represents -
it contains. True or' False ?
1 approximately 10 per cent of
5. What are the only three that spent for Naval shore establishments
states or forma in which all mat throughout the country
ter is found*
Citing construction figures he
6. You are probably familiar stated that more than nine and a
with the Aztec :and Inca empires half billion dollars had been spenton .r : S ,.
which reached the height of their this phase of the war program ,
culture and power before the white since 1940, with another billion il 7 "1 s+ltl+ila rrM
man set foot on the western hem and a half awaiting congressional Fa
isphere. But do you remember appro\al
which was in Mexico and whichin
Recalling of a 32-
Peru? I
000 mile inspection' trip recentlycompleted
7. If noHioone told he liked
you ..4rI
Admiral Combs lauded
baroque would he be referring to: I
the accomplishments of the Seabees
(a) a style in architecture*
out that of
(b) a type of red wine? pointing some
the units have been
required to
flavored ?
(c) a highly cheese
utilize their combat in
training actual
8. "OM Faithful" is a geyserthat
contact with the Japanese.
I snouts hot water and steam
Into the air about once an hour. Do Comdr. S. E. Mittler, special Na-
1 you know "where it lit located* I val Construction Battalions Seabees -
Bureau of Yards and Docks,
J 9 Identify the author of each
, of the following quotations: I U. S. Navy, followed Admiral
J (a) "To the victors belong the Combs at the speaker's table. I II I
{1 'poils" I Admiral Combs was introducedby

(b) "I came, I saw. I conquered J. E. Kavanaugh, chairman of
," the Naval Affairs Committee,

p li). The Russian city of Leningrad Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce ;
which withstood the Nazis .
for such a long period during this Officers and wives from this Sta
war has been known by two other tion attended the dinner and danceat ,
names. What were they* a downtown hotel
tSeaman, A ___ I
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Tells AbolJtExperietlCes From Other I

Stations Consolidation of the recreational r ': _

Dear Fran: facilities aboard this station, now
In stones the hero tells the provide a place for us to while

heroine she U like a camellia, and I away many a pleasant hour.
ahe U always pleased. I wondered I The new lounge provides pool _
.I, why, but now I know, for I haves I players a new environment, and
<*cn camellias< growing. Yea, even completely renovated tables and
have touched( them and looked I cues. There arc also ping pong
tables, and chairs to relax In.
1 long at their symmetrical perfection
Rose-like. hut flatter, when I Visiting teams will be enabledto
lest from their travels before
open full; gardenia-like, but of
I brilliant hue. the camellia Is a beginning their matches with our

Jewel, with facet-petals. They say teams, and those of us waiting
the bush grows about three inchesa for an alley can pass the time play

year, an unbelievably small ing pool or ping pong
: amount for around here where vegetation THK GREMLIN
shoots out new leaves Daytona Beach. :

: with semi-tropical speed Knowing Lk't{
After a short stay aboard NAGS
that, the visitor to a camellia
I garden: think twice before breaking during which time he blazed a trail
J of broken records across the annals -
off a switch just to carry
I of Naval athletic history, Car- +
around a while and then drop by I
I the path rol G. Stark, Slc-ARM, embarkedon H .t
: To he offered one flower to his career as an alrcrewman by I
wear it an honor acceded to few; going to Cecil Field Fla. I '- I
J and the Mennatfaii, of adornment This stocky, curly headed boy _
when it gra >* the shoulder N from Long Beach, Calif., has broken ai
11 adequate to the queenliest of occasions. so many accords In the last few .wnaw >
f. I weeks it has become difficult to obtain M.x +ww e
confirmation all of them. r
Luck certainly flows in waves; on
Name Central Transportation -
BAM Purcell, Okla. I
or maybe it's just something about station, it phones the outfit in Jax
Issuing;: Office commonly called Army More Men
the person that makes it seem so I ,
Bureau. to be sure it is not reserving space
the Reservation
But time untangl all that mess "\\ord' At \\'ar" already checked out to( somebody Sec Stimson Declares
I was in a few days ago, so that I New York, Jan 26.Another Location at present Bldg;:. 151. -else People do not go to, the
now instead of the Navy, my work, Important war book; "Battle Repot near the main gate, but soon to( be Joint A. & N. office directly; alii[ Washington CNSMeasured)
and my private life all being fouledup t," official story of a ship, to Bldg;: 951, topside where Crew its business is conducted by phone "In terms of effectiveness" the
they're under full sail in an Comdr. Walter Karig' Disbursing now is. I
written by through other offices such as the i Army is under
strength Secretary
open sea. Bill's settled down from and Lieut Wilbourn Kelley, of the Services performed: one on this base.) I I I
those flying jobs and we've resumed United States Navy, will be dram 1. Issue TR's for personnel 1 on Third office: Branch office. at I of War Henry L. Stimson declaredat
our nightly; walks 'n' talks. atized on the "Words at War" se- ordcts the Jacksonville Train Terminal a recent press ponference. lie
My liberty card was found in town lies Feb 6 pointed out that there were more
Tuesday WJAX-
meals and
2. Advance cash for
by the wife of a sailor who knew Who may ask for reservationsMembers : than 450,0<)0 wounded and sick in
111:30 m KWT)
p. ? bus transfers for personnel on orders of
what it W.a.nd what NOT to do _- any military organization Army hospital and that some 85,.
or ($1.00 per meal\). Army, Navy, Marines, CoastGuard 000 .
with it. The sailor quietly broughtit winding trails around rim men are constantly moving\ between -
3. Arrange reservations for |personnel -
to the base and gave it to the I the canyon at the I'alatka Ravine and return I the battlefronts and hom
WAVES OOD who called me in iardeiiH.. The first time Me Office going established\ on leave under present NOT THEIR DEPENDENTS under the rotation policy.

and gave it to me with only a went down there<< It rained NO set-up. October 1, 19it. HOWEVER. Reservations will The War Secretary added that
warning. However' that was sufficient hard that sac had to Jump from Average reservations procured: not he provided for the whole I there seemed to be "no escape' ,

scare to improve my cau- .shelter to shelter, tlN'lnl'ery per month, over' 3000. Per day, I family. from drafting virtually all physi
tion. Never again; will I entrust it I little. I do recall a double row of over 100.Officer. The office on the station serves I cally qualified men under 30.( Heuiged r
to another. And the roommates sturdy hand-lieu columns, one! in charge : Lt. (Jg) Lou- NAS. NATTC. and the Naval Hos. / Congress not to back away
aren't so bid; it's just that we for each statehanked with ise Allen, (W). USNR. pital I "from real responsibilities" and
were missing Carol and Eleanor azaleas and dripping yellow Jasmine Assistant Ens. Ellis E. Mantoy, 1 Most reservations mate for New i to settle/ the manpower problem
O quite a bit. That transfer broke up from the lattice overhead. (W) USNR. York, Chicago and New Orleans.' efficiently by enacting a national\
a hry>py quartet. Pinto reads out Suspension bridges over the! ravine Office force composed of : Naval Question "most frequently asked: I service act
loud whenever she can get somebody a fountain In the pool, royal personnel: 13: ; Civilians: 9. When does the next train go* I -- -----
to listen; which daily becomes palm, and flame vine-these Three offices: On the station, (Without saying where or anything ing the TR. Edna Townsend 81th /(\ 1
easier, since she has a nice voice were lovely even In gray drizzle the Reservation Bureau mentioned ;:.) customer. Henry G. Libby
and an original sense of humor. lTH go<< has fortunately: ninipli- above. In Jacksonville Joint jl Identification on prints: SKS/c. I
We've traded bunks, so I can forget fled the Indian name of I'llakli- Army and Navy Reservation Bureau 1, Location; Branch office at 3. Location: Joint A. ft N. Bur
( the> shoe problem, Always have kaha, which we were old ,means which is the clearing house I Jax. Terminal. Left to right, Mrs. reau in Jax.Officers "
I slept in an upper and liked it; Crossing over," referring to for all military activities in the Hirfsch. Ralph Paty Sl/c, and at I end of table are Lt; "
but A lower has, advantages too, M. Johns, no iloubt. tht'I Jacksonville area, extending as far I Mrs. Lawson. (jg) Allen, of the Navy and 1st:
and the change, is good I Love. I a? Paytona., (For instance, whenwe 2. Location: State office. Left Lieut. Howard E.. Kohn of Un
Sunday we plan to stroll the go to the Res. Bur. here on the to right, Irene Kidd, SKl/c. Issu- Army.


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Natal Air Station Jacksonville, Florida, by the Public u o c=: e

Relations Office at no expense to the Koxemment. Cople .- ., --' .. -
ate distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station.the IlJ
Naval Air Technical Training Center the headquarters Youth Of This GenerationHas
of the Natal Air Operational Training Command, Naval The
Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs Naval Auxiliary -
Air Station Cecil Field the Naval Air Gunners School. SacrificedOn
the U. S. Naval Hospital the Natal Auxiliary Air Station Been
Municipal No.1, and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station

Waj poi't. ) The Altar Imperialism
Hear Admiral Andrew C. McFall. 'Us \
Chief of Natal All Operational Training that And DictatorshipBy .;

.Captain Commanding Herbpit E. Officer Regan, USN KolH-rt J. Juiiin, Catholic Chaplain I

Jacksonville Naval Air Station Throughout great expanse' of the Pacific, overthe

Captain Joseph B. Lynch, USNR far reaches of the Atlantic and stretched across
Commanding Officer the continents of Europe Asia, Africa, and the western -
Naval Air Technical airing Center forces number
hemisphere, our fighting mOl'ethan
Captain John J. O'Mallev (MC), USN .. eleven million men and women. Our arms,
Commanding Officer\ r tanks, planes and ships are the decisive factors in
U. S. Naval' Hospital the battles now being fought and in the battles

Colonel Martin J.: Kelleher. USMCRet.) which lie ahead.

Commanding Marine Barracks Officer We ale on the eve of the greatest thrust into

enemy territory but are we adequately equippedfor
Commander Edward E. Dolecek. USN '" ,ytpOv O the ultimate invasion?
Commanding'Officer \ otf 'fl
Naval Air Gunners' School These are the days of most stupendous epoch' of 6'f f

Commander Frank T. Cot bin, USN "I 1 111I0\ born overseas" death and devastation of the greatest and most ape V f
Commanding OfficerNaval paling spectacle.Ve are passing through the most
Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Spring agonizing and tragic drama of human existence.Ameticans .
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u L "' ". t a wrvmnn desire' to win
\.: n.Commandtng' -. ', i-. J:>I'''''''IIU\"-" w"' ii have but one the VICTORY -
OW..erN8'al AMUSEMENT CALENDAR Unity on the home front and among the
Auxiliary Air Station CeelJ Field
Allies to encourage, suppoit, and Inspire our men
Commander Carl F. S'leberle, USN Today-"CRIME SCHOOL." Humphrey Bogart A replay of one of on the battlefronts Is of the most vital Importance.History .
Commanding Officer the b..Unl1..11I1.t'H\ In the past.
Natal' Auxiliary Air Station Municipal. 1 Friday'"DANCING' IN MANHATTAN'," Fred Brady A wealthy financier I is not a chain of events following each
other in We find
logical constantly
sequence. mys-
USNR! turns over some marked to a couple of blackmailer
Lieut. Comdr. M. P. Mm lit, money teiious and incidents
Commanding Officer who, to annul arrest, hide It, The money is, found by 1\ tiling inexplicable injected by the
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Ma>'port I creative forces of Spiiitual currents There are agreat
man proceed to "|>end It on his girl 'Jlie crook recter the
Lieut. Col.\ William T. Evans USMC (Ret.) balance of the money just in time to be arrested with it In their many unpiedictables and unforeseeables.As .
Commanding; Officer jHissesslmi.Saturday' I bur burden of grief and sorrow comes to us in

Marine Aviation Detachment _"THK: GA\G'S ALL 1IKIIK Alice Faje, Carmen Miranda. ever increasing numbers, where every spiritual and

The JAX AIR NEWS receives-Camp Newspaper Servicemaleilal. A second run of a grand musical.\ 1300 show onl)'. 1' moral factor is put to the severest test our ]leaders
I. Republication of credited matter prohibitedwithout 1 Sunday-NATIONAL MCLVKT," Mickey nllon..)'. hlmed In technicolor tell us that we are engaged in a great crusade for
I pel mission of CNS. War Depailment, 205 b and based on Enid; Hagnold'n best seller of the SHIIIA title Libeity and Freedom "Fieedom is only In the landof
42nd St.. N. Y. c. "
This Is the story of the reformation' of a dispirited former jockey dl'fIlI11S.

Please (Mitkey Mooney) through the faith of a little girl and Ih'lr1111 i i We pray those leaders have Divine Guidance
No Optimism tual love for a great horse. The Netting is, the prewar English: : I wheie they are going: and where they are takingI I

count ryslde.Monday"TOMORM011'. I uis. And "Why" ? Can we have faith in a higher:
Successes on the European battlefronts : THE WORLD." Fr..d..rl.hardl: BHty Field. destiny of man when' we see countries once homesof

during the past two weeks may tend to make Based on the Broadway stage! play thin picture concerns a ]1yearold :- great: cultuie, revert to slavery when the diabol t
become about the early end 1"a11ho comes to lit e with his relative In the middle ical instruments of death are placed in the hands t
some optimistic west! and tries to inflict his Ideology on all those. around him. He of innocent youth, when the doctrine of hate and
of the war. Let us take this opportunity to succeeds In creating confusion and unhappiness, and. flnallv the frenzy is hammered into the heads of brutalized

warn you that men in the service are not family decides he must go.: But a young Jewish school leather millions; ? The European underground Is seething

supposed to voice opinions as to when the (Betty Field) explains: why he must stay; because if one 12-)ear- with activity deception espionage, intrigue, sabotage ?
struggle will end. old N'a/l can defeat 11"1. how are we going to manage 1'million. and our own land has not been wholly spaied.
Tuesday="DOI'BLE EXTOSFKE; ," C'l14'"tprIorrill.; .\ coined.-injsten' The world is still in commotion, a chaos of contiadutoiy -
Let us also repeat what has been said with) a New York ntagazne background this talc concerns. aii;. and conflicting interests and forces 4

many times-the European end of the war is editor who hires a girl photographer: from a countrpaper, falls The DIVING: LAW opeiates with relentless' pie.cision. sr
In love with
just one phase. We've got a lot to take care murder. With all his Inadvertently gets her accused of a society When fundamental LAWS of NATURE ate
Ingenuity and '
of in the Pacific before the boys can come ; to clear. her. photographic talent, he manages tiodden under foot then flows confusion, hatred, war, t.
\\ clisiegard for human lights, violence,'colossal greed:
home again \\'Nln..da'-"XA TRAIL Johnny :Mack brats ,
A brand new' and heal tle8s exploitation

The American public as a whole should not Hatton western series that is typical, of,. the Johnny Mack 'Brow and Raxmom! I We have long come to the end of our effortless I

forget that a wave of optimism, puncturedlike senility and of our limitless opportunities. This poi. .

the country fair balloon, swept the na- tends a future \tiy different from our past.

tion as Allied armies rolled across France < The United, States is being defended, by diplom- '

months ago. Mighty was the letdown when I elttt. 'tOMlffif6 acy. policy men and aims, with the eameot player
and hope that In
\ the future MAN will cease sacrificing
.. the war did not end as quickly as' some an- the youth of the Christian Family, God Established -

ticipated.It /? l J *+ -_ """"" *"*'' .-- -' Christ Blessed and Mary Protected
:.. .' ; .
behooves us to quit speculating on h ___ A ____
We'll Ktx s n be seeIng WAVE C. I' .'
Petty titfieers.
VVJ1EN the war will end, and buckle down to .

doing just a bit more than we have been do- When a sailor makes Chief he passes<< out cigars-when a. WArt; Navy' Radio Programsllll'HSHAy

ing in the past to bring about that conclusion makes Chief she parses, tint lipsticks I
which we all desire. Every man-and wom-
The proper way tQ address them is Ilita Chl..flt'-.o MM VS.-MIt. Thill'! WMBK (CBS) 104>fllfi.SOvy ) :
an exerting just a trifle more effort will 5s5 : 1I..1IlIin. '
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restore the world to normalcy a lot quicker One thing is 'rtaln'hl'11 be leading Chlefn_ :: '"' !" for 1 '''Iur< -} "''.JAX 18lff.1N.10) >>

than a bit of wishful thinking. "I he First Une" WMBIC (CBS) 2-iOO-r30)

If you call them on the phone you can repeat| M.niethliiK: like this- I Y"Smiler_
Sorry you, can't talk to the Chief Mthe I
Chief is' busy fMnr a Time" WMBIC ((BS) IfidfllfiSOWJAX )
Collegiate Czar Needed run in her Mocking. "\Jn)' X4'\\." 17.MI.17AfWJHP
sIt's I "Nitsl1P.IItulles"
J80 -1810
Kumblings: of crooked doings in the 'col- getting so that It's hard to tell, the he's from he she's I \\H" SAT'HIUY_
I talking to one Mech down .
on the line I .said "I... .k '
legiate athletic world have been heard for over there 'In udllnKarw<<. She looks I just like a man." The that;\I..h W :AK said: I "Malls fit Monlp/iinu WI'IJllt.! .) 18001X10WJIIC )

many months. These rumors have been to a "Don't talk that way about my daughter." I apologized and i"said ,.j I Idldn't "Meet Your :Nail" (Blue) 1'J30-3000:

certain extent confirmed by alleged con- her Mother.know"jou were her Father." The ;Meth replied l. 'Tm not-"' M'.MIXV"Bhiejuket! : _

fessions of five youthful basketball\ players I I ( ('hnlr'DUm; ((BS) 1IO.V1I.SO: >> .1

that they accepted money a cage ----- e P.iflfic Morj"MONMVY N'.JAB(2)( ) 2.130.2KH

tilt scheduled to be played. I L..uaummmmurlma s.oru : f)

With horse racing banned in this country : ii ) aB a Entertainment "Semite"1'. S i. Xa\y Time"Band" 1v.1.txB(\) SO-124f

the sharps going to find some outlet to reees [jg \DI BIt (CBS) lUOO.'lfi.lf;
are !till \all., 1'l.uilst"
m ( Features WMI1K 16JO-1fjI.;: ) (
jly their trade. Collegiate athletics should Salty Humor From | "Navy x..,, *," WJAX 1750-1755) j

have some governing head similar] to the : Here And TmU.x-I'Mliitrrt. l jn.r mill floor "hoa. "Xa\y Headlines"11'KM WJHP 180M8IDBS / :
There >MSliliirrllen.' .
: 1'/1 ( )Iurl'h), IIIHI)
late Judge Kenesaw Landis who stepped in NrxtHMii !sr.U. ) :: >AY_
r/a0O[7nRt 7QL9,10mGIC.d' \> r.KllinK., 11ain 1I"I'i; :: :: I
> ,
to rule baseball with an iron hand when the ter Struts| "Sertlcr Time""N'ay f
Likerssspalrrr4 Arena 21111)1. Admission M-r>!h.. 11DIBR (( ) 1100.16:10( ) ( : <
1919 scandal threatened to wreck America'snational )j' Girls like 1, fi i. peran. I : Headlines""Singing \\.IHI' ]Xfl. .18J1) 1
are newspapers they i'riday-i (.ea r And .lo \hllil' "show. .1.1h Sallur"KDSKSDV WJAX 18I5-1RW:
sport. I have forms; they always have the In ld.11.11'.1".... 1'1:11I.: j
Collegiate'sports particularly football i! I last word; back: numbers are not free \1\1.. I "'It. 1". and :\ra_ I\\\ : ; ;
nail ::0.1'.1..
have become, big business in recent years. :In demand.; they have great influence ",afurda. ) -(.,..." '". 11.,",.. Af."inside. Anditorialn .- I "Scrxlce Time" WMBK ((BS) IGOOianUJAX ( ) : J
; you can't always believe I 2I1UIIII.: :; .. to) "r "h- "X.ny :NIMS"'Nay 17'' .1735: :' i
Everyone who doesn't stick his head in the' IMIII Iliiiul.Oi.n .
I everything they say; they'ie thinner bouts. Headlines" \\'.1111' 1805-I8IDivine :
wind like an ostrich knows that recruiting'' I that they used to be; they get |arty. 4'l'rican and Lraiua lnlriiuil Ilome lI"n11I1\, HI I ,3
of prospective grid greats is practiced almost I along by advertising: every man I \\.1 hurili\, ,Mrcrl, ill.III.
: should have his own and not try I iirniHl llnn.r. .n'.lii'Mrii, I'so, ('loll"." BUOCUUUCUCCDCDDCCCCCDDCccccccanD OtJ
The Southeastern Conference .
universally. and l :.Nrunan sIl ,, !,, 2113112t3sundatfree : : : ,,.
to borrow his | :
has been censured for coming out into the i neighbor's.Quick ('offer and' Inughnnin, ,
| .-- I I "U'. ( IIIr,1\ :spa nan. In 1.,111. ..,- ServicesImprli p
open about it. Others might well do the I( Flight s :all 11. /1111111, rod, topsid., \
Itlmiilnu{ : Iton "sign,,,,. I ':'ntfrantsnt tit nn nnnnnnnnrsonnacanarasproteslanl
same. :Son: "1\1 ot h..,, do angels hate Kiifl.l xHplr. jr,,1.10 j /'ml.I.. Asiui', '
IIIId l.mirii ) ( Muslin Road mid I lrmlB li.m At ""*.
wings: ? :sr--l't 17:111.: &
Football for the fun of it has become a Mother "1' KHlfi-t "sapper, nr. !sins and informal I 0730 holy! Ciimmunlon
thing of the past in the collegiate whirl. The "fI, dear I Trance, I'''II. Ii,"net" endrs: i 09:1u: Training' t'entei DIMne service.
Son' : "D.nldj said nurse teas an I nun :sirrrU. IHI.V: Vnji\ : '*undu\: School' (mall ,'hI\Ptl).
coach has got to win ball games now or he'll angel. 11 hen xxlll she fly ?" I Alonday.-I/anre! and' floor "sits'' i so. J-f-eneinl Dlxlne wr\lce. f)
all! w DiitHl street 1813: Vesper| H'I'\ Jl'('.
be the The alumni big!' Mot'her: "Tomorrow 211-111.:
soon on put up morning. Tr.'si l. :
way. Alain
-'t' '".. and 1 (teaser (:.tI."lir!' | /'h.Iels. Ml"lli" ford red Birmingham AreRra
dough to get football players and they expect' ,((tight; AII.'r8toulllchool I ,SIrerls' Arena 211,.. A.Ir.issien, o'rie .persansei I 07(10MBM nWIt.luu.) ..

the' mentors to produce. j i ma'am (Instructing It rdnrsda| | ,-lihunba| .| and! ,'?11.a Is.slrrrllena 1.1':141M'.I.: .
,: ,
iMl.rmiil, t1lw; lilaas,
if could back >"I her pupils about birds and their' n lu.rr. I "U. 5111 I
Maybe collegiate sports go DIM.) "street, l IIIII.:l I I IIW--t.lnlll.
amateur basis it would elimi-II habits) : At home, I have a canary t'a/nerr leis. slrranr. and p6olairaphir, 17 O---\1.1 rs.
to a strictly and it do .rkr."n, fa/hill... rvilublr... I f hrhtliln "S' <'l'n'. Serticet Mu.ti teed red Illrml.rhnptl. .. ...
can which Iiflnnot dash
rate the possibility of big time gamblers getting : something Is-fl. all W, Jlu\I,1 :slrel. ",\t...u.. i .
{ do. Do, any of you know IIUJ-, Small .
i any grip on the athletes. Where you what: that 1 Is? It's smart to make' chief t ad l.rller: /try:: .".i..1 small Chapel. Ferrer et INrrtiItnnirtbawt "
find big you'll always find) somebody :> Little! Eric: I know :take!'a bath vwir .
money -
Interest In life 'N.1IUIIIIII ,
that \\ hlh you, 11 mcnlnp\ (U> lnCMy) ) '
f 'irl a saucer ,. .tvl"SinhJI: Cl ...I' Road BII miniPage -
trying to obtain it the easy way. get frcwn War 13"rJtlIIt! hunt A\fnu; ). (-l
t. -

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1 February, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

II 'Long And Short Of It Service People (Decorated Saturdayr. I


Show InterestIn ____ s -

e EducationMore


than a third of the 300 stu-
dents of the Jacksonville Junior _

College, 704 Riverside Ave., are
men and women of the armed
forces who are Interested In tak-
ing advantage of the opportunity
to devote their spare time to con-
tinuing their formal education.
Adults who are not high school
graduates may register as non-
credit students. Students desiring r

Junior-senior college credit may
receive same by special arrange-
ment with Dr Akridge, President
of the Jacksonville Junior Collegeand
local Representative of the
University of Florida Extension .

I r Registration for the following
i courses will be held open until

February 2. Inasmuch as the x fly r aL
first two meetings at clause'of

,a&tS each course have been held dur- r
i ing this past week, it is urged 'e rh
that registration be completed as ? 4+ A.
boon as possible

Mondays and Wednesdays to

7'15: psychology, integral calculus,
and second semester first-year ac-
counting! 7:20 to 8:35: beginning'

s .z accounting, 'economics, sophomore
t A,a trr English, and second-year second-
semester Spanish; 8:30: to 9:55, e ys '4 4I
American history and second-year- : f 1'

second-semester Tuesdays and accounting.Thursdays to I I wy

7'15: freshman English, beginning .
college biology, plane and spherical -
trigonometry, second semester sociology I' Two !Marines, Plr.C'unct'Y I* :Manuel! Jr., 22, and We. NewttwK. .
and second semester first Gray, 22, were decorated by Rear Admiral Italian G. Sutton In.
year French; 7:20 to 8:35: begin- I fcpertor of medical department activities for the eastern portion of
ning sociology, analytic geometry, the United States at personnel Inspection Saturday morning at the
second semester biology second I U. S. Naval Hospital here.
semester freshman English and In the picture above Admiral Sutton Is shown presenting the Pur.
second semester first-year Span- I pie Heart to I>Ir. Gray for wounds received last July at Guam. Gray
1 ish; 8:40: to 9:55: beginning Span- Is the ton of Mts. Lula Gray of Route 4, LaFayette, Ga.
1 ish, second semester general college I Pfc. Manuel received the bronze star for his outstanding work at
chemistry, political science, Salptiii and the Marlannas In June of 1944. He H the son of Mrs.
Tall or short, the WAVES at >AS Jacksonville can find some and second semester freshman I; J. 11. Henderson, 141 Georgia Avenue SW, Atlanta, Ga.
thing- to do with their talent Here's the tallest and shortest, both English
working on the name plane In the metal shop, Assembly and Repair I --t_ I: GI Smokes Rationed I tion cards entitling them to one
I Department.. Prlscllla llolman AMIc, Is an even six. feet tall while Buy, Buy War Bonds Puerto Rico (CNS-All U. S. I package of cigarettes daily Befori
; Hose Keenan Sic SAM: Striker), In only four feet 11 Inches tall. Or Army men of the Antilles Department I II receiving a card, each soldier must I
t. llolnian has been In the Navy 26 months, but, says fche' "don't think I .. stretching from Cuba toI I sign an affidavit that he uses to-
Bye, Be Freedom
t I'm the tallest one In my family. I have a brother who I* six feetnine. French Guiani, have received ra- bacco.
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& Clarion CallSounded Commercials

lOsT! Bombs And Torpedoes Wrought Off I
I For Woman diamond dinner ring In Among Japs Philippines
onyx letting:. Lost between Main Gate
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t, Navy ReliefContinued Reward. James Hilt, \\aitlC4 Lieut. Comdr. Allen W Smith, force had been halted, the article back on our launching course,
Telephone I D 8414.One Name one of the heroes of a Saturday went on to say that, 'Jhe and just a few minutes after one
From Page One Herbert J. Herbeln, Sentimental value. Evening/ Post story of recent date, first search flight of the day, p. m., our group of carrier
cwt assistance Is usually renderedin *5 reward: Barracks C. Phone 8161. written by Cmdr. C. E, Dickinson, under Snuffy Mnlth, returned I launched fighters and torpedo
the form of a loan without in. large room FOR for rent KK::>with T double bed. USN., was for a long/ period of home some time after our pursuers planes, of which one was Snuffy
terest, which may be repaid bya 18S1 Oak bt, Phone Mr, Blanton, time prior to his transfer to sea had been stopped. With I Smith's and another was piloted
small monthly allotment. Incases 7-J893 duty, stationed at Cecil Field them they brought stirring news by Lieutenant llogden, his executive .
: of extraordinary need gratuities Bedroom Room, 39-16 with Baltic private Phone bath 21733 for Comdr Dickinson's article pertained about the snores of their ml*' officer, Mho had fed the
the activities of
are made. couple. J15O: per week 2337 Brow escort sion. Snuffy came up on the morning strike Some of tttwseplaned
In designating the two week period moor Lane Phone 9-2013. carriers in that historic Second bridge with that round face of were loaded with torpedoe .
Room with breakfast privilege for of. Battle of the Philippine Sea and
his wide In with bombs. When
for receiving contributions fleer or working couple. 9(3olfe: St.. a big grin. Severalof 1 *, some
from naval personnel Admiral Phone 2-1914.: offers a vivid word picture of the other pilots had rome with they found two rippled war.
King/ pointed out that all contributions !. Room with kitchen privileges for events which occurred during those him to the bridge, and taller men ships-on a heavy cruiser or
permanent tenants. No children. 2341 fateful hours.
would be made on a remont., Lake Shore (14.00 per week "Lieut. Allen W. Smith of Jack. were peering over his broad battleship, the other a light
voluntary basis, but for Individual Phone :3-1478.!: shoulders, likewise grinning 'I'ul..r-both were lying doad lathe
contributors, who may wish Single room In private home Near sonville, Florida, was the commanding "Captain Young, Commander water, attended by four des
NAS bus ten minutes
to NAS, Jax officer of the squadron
in the amount to be Black and I Btrojers, which were taking ur.vlvort .
some guide Phone 2-7947. Mrs. Le\\Is. based on the Ommaney Bay" began to smile, too, as :
given, the following schedule was For Sale-Two officer blue uniforms.size they .told their story. About 8 off the damaged shin*.
wrote Comdr, Dickinson. "Ills
suggested by Admiral King, | : length M, waist, waist 32, One o'clock, leSS' than an hour after Smith took one look at the crii'-
has never! been worn. One officers blue friends, detecting a physical resemblance -
Commissioned Officers of and overcoat, Ue 36 Contact Miss Griffin to a comic-strip charac they had passed out of our sight, pies, pulled back In the clouds,
above the rank of Commander, at A&R. Kxt; No 525 or call 9-4600 Lieutenant Smith, twenty miles made a wide circle and came in
ter named Snuffy Smith who now
evenings or Sunday.VIcePresident I
south of Bohol again.
, $5 00 per year.Commissioned. participates in the adventures of on the MindanaoSea
4 Officers, all others Barney Google, called this flier'Snuffy.1 had sighted a damaged Mo- "Smith and two companions aim.
Mrs. A. C McFall,
gaml-class cruiser attended by two ed their planes at the Tone-class
$2.50 per year. 2nd Vice-President, Mrs. H. E. Snuffy thoroughly knew cruiser and back
destroyers. It seemed probable to dropped pulled
, Warrant Officers, $2.00 per year. Regan; Executive Secretary, Chap. his job, and now this job was to
two and
Snuffy that this was one of the up. They got possibly
I Petty Officers $1.50 per year. lain R. R. Marken; Treasurer Lt. search out any cripples left from water
I Japanese cruisers that had been three hits. Two plumes of
All Others, $0.50 per year. (Jg) Ola Mae Suggs, (W), USNR; the night action between Vice Admiral
damaged by air attack the day were seen to go up on the star
Kinkaid and the
j Information concerning the Na- Ass't Exec Secretary, Lt O. C. Japanese
betore."Thf'Y. board side where they hit it. But
southern At 6 o8 when
force : a.m.,
I m\vy) Relief call for contributions Weaver,
three hits with 500.
got queerly, nothing seemed to h&p.
/ O. Relief Committee R. Snuffy and the other search planes
be obtained from Chaplain : Chaplain
'j I pound armor-piercing bombs, and pen for a moment. Then suddenlyit <
C. Weaver, Box 6, NAS (phone R. Marken, Chm., Comdr. C. D, were launched we all supposed cruiser "
when they left, the was rolled over on its side and sank.
. ext. 518)) or Lt. (jg/ ) O. M. Suggs, Miller Lt Comdr. C H. Schmitt, they were setting" / off on the day'sprize dead in the water and burning fu Lt. Comdr. Smith entered the
ext. 8229) USNR Lieut. R. L. Steiner USNR mission, continued the article
.1 Box 6, NAS (phone ,
; riously. Then the fighters sent a Naval Reserve in 1935, and had
4 annual of Lieut. R T USNR Mrs. .
At the recent meeting/ Forsberpr,
hoselike stream of incendiary bullets four of Naval ROTC at Georgia
But such was not to be the case, I years
the Navy Relief Society, Jacksonville M. M Cloukey, Lieut. O. C.
all along the decks of those Tech. He has three children.
and a moment of dynamite ,
Auxiliary, the following officers Weaver, many
! two new Teratsukl-class destroyers I Martha Clare, 6, Allen Wesley Jr.,
were elected to serve for the Finance Committee : Lieut. A. packed action was to take place
which caught fire When our 4, and Linda Dolores 15 monthsold
: W. Stubbs, Jr., USNR, Chm., Lieut. that day, as recounted In Comdr. I ,
'Prpre"uient, Capt It. E. Regan, J R. Perry, USNR, Lieut. V F. Dickinson's article. pilots flew away, the Japanese i who reside with their motherat
. USN; Executive Vice-Presldent, Sechriest, USNR Lieut. Hilda After recounting the methods warships were burning beautifully. 2740 Bayview Ave., Jackson.

F Capt. E. E. Smith (MC), USN; 1st Gunenther (W), USNR. by which the pursuing_Japanese'Mall ._- "Within a few minutes we were vllle.
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Rival teams liken the Station WAVES to a tidal Marjorie !Smith' Inn Walts, Mildred Breland and 5

wave, for the girls in blue have rolled over 'em all. l'rlscilla Ilolman. Moore (upper left) is a fine all-
Here's the squad (center) that has won seven games I around Ills'makerhlle Walts (lower left) Is a

without defeat They are, left to right, Dot O'Krien, scrappy= guard. Mary Smith (upper right Is a dead- ra
Bobby Innis, Doresa Coruin, Teddie Jackson, Mary ly set shooter and Holman (lower right: ), who standsan .

Smith, Kate Cheek, Coach Verla 11111, Skip Moore, even six feet, Is a hard-to-get-around guard.

k Charley Gehringer, Detroit's Great I'3t'NT r,


Second Baseman, Is Coming Here .1"'j 1C "

Lieut. Charley Gehringer is

y b ' ".' .: :/. coming here.Gehringer. '
j .;
J) orfs : j one of the
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fi-.. :,,-, I' ." t'J \, greatest of the great baseball
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:) -' .'T A stars of all time, has been
? t : : detached from St. Mary's a NI,

I{l\ ; :oql J.ytTzp'i'-M' ,'Y'A 7"" "* T .;.,,' **,.* ,, (Calif.) Preflight and trans- 'f : i:

"' :: :., ferred to the
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.r." ".. '';;V' .. '. ., Training Department here.A ,
peerless second baseman for I
By Bernard Kahn, Y3c the Detroit Tigers, Gehringer has !
If you have been lounging about the WAVES dormi- played more than 2,300 major '

tories, and that's good duty, if you can get it, you would league games, to say nothing of 'I

probably see various notices posted on the bulletin boards an- 20 games.Woild's Series and six All-Star ,

nouncing hockey tryouts and experimental classes in hand-
Gehringer becomes the second '
Fliers Invade to-hand combat. big name baseball figure to head Waves Rollin' 1

One of my agents, who is responsible for this information the baseball program here. Comdr

was unfortunately confused George (Moose) Earnshaw former ..
NC PreflightNavy whilst hunting for the bulletin Athletic pitcher, now a gunnery Over Rivals
board at Barracks 720 and hada Over The Top I officer aboard a flat-top, managedthe

Rallies Defeat severe fall from a fire escape, _..._............................_.... -- .. Lieut.Flier nine in 1942. Last year Unbeaten Navy Girls
Drew Field and CG'sCoach almost severing a leg from the Marty McDonough, who is
table he was carrying at the time. now on the west coast, directedthe Play Again SaturdayThe

The table showed clearly-and I Station team.
Sax Elliot's "FirehouseFliers"
think without racial prejudicethat News that Gehringer will Join Station's WAVES are not
down the hard-
are racing andthey'll 94 per cent of the lefthanded the "FT" staff here warms the counting their chickens before they
wood at have to accelerate speed their women today participate in one fit= cockles of ball fans' hearts. lie are hatched (who knows, maybethe

still several knots faster to form of sports or another, although :6 coached and played second base eggs are powdered) but they
pace hurdle. there Is no form quite like for St. Marj's )last reason, although have ambitious plans for going
get over their next
with the that of Betty Grable's.As he retired from active undefeated on the basketball
The Fliers have a date
sharp shooting North Carolina this week's IJfe magazine duty In the! major prior to his courts this season.

Preflight Cloudbusters Friday editorial profoundly observed, entry Into the Navy In 1913. Although maintaining a perfect .

night at Chapel Hill, N. C Pre "Women are more powerful in Gehringer has the reputation of pace is a tough assignment the
flight upset the Station cagers two America today than ever beforeIn being a ball player's ball player. WAVE sextette has taken a. long .1

weeks ago, 56-49, but the Fliers our history." He's an unpretentious star, quiet, stride toward I Its goal by winning ;r

are on the ball better now and the Life like the magazine owner'swife modest and unassuming and im' seven consecutive games. "1.\!
quad has been reinforced by the is always right. Only last mensely popular with sports floor The Navy girl Mill have the,,\\
x addition of a much needed pivot month a woman night watchmanshot writers, fans and baseball men. themselves Saturday, 1J .,:

man. George Jones, 6'3", a pol- a burglar on the dead run in During his major loop career, night rhino In at the lIalnsMelIllItO Station ;1
doubleheader. The
ished center who played one year Chicago and a woman golfer shot which began when Ty Cobb was a j

: at the University of California and a. subpar 67 in a Western golf Ensign \\'. I' IlarUng, above, managing Detroit, Gehringer com. Jacksonville second team will play the ,
.. SPARS In the -
) one year for Stanford reported tournament.It's of Squadron VP OTU (Class piled a remarkable record. l,1e. opener
at 1900 and the WAVES varsity -
here from Lambert Field, St. a "fen&ale: revolution," that's 585) established a new Station Performed in the big time for crew will cut
19 rage capers
Louis. what it is, says Life. speed-agility record: of'25.9/ sec- years taking part in 2.323 with the Southern Bell team of
t This past week the Fliers moved Now any sports) fan could have onds recently. lie bettered the games from 1924 through 1912 Jar In the main shindig.There '
Into high gear and peeled three told the tough: Life writer that previous mark held by EnsignV. went to bat 8,858 times, scored

Impressive victories off the assem. years ago when the girls ceasedwearing' B. Bennett by three-tenths of hits 1,773 for runs, and banged out 2839 the NAS was female nothing of the weak species about this
a lifetime
bly line. lace with their athletic a second. A native of St. Joseph, batting average '
of past week. The WAVES tacked
As Lord Byron bald, "sweet Is costum..s."No .
Mo., Harling attended Del Monte
revenge." The Filers tasted the Played second base for the three victories on their record just r
: ttweetles Tuesday night by male, not even a male Preflight before reporting here. American leaguers In six consecu. like this:
mouse ever attacks a female of -t----- tive All-Star 1. WAVES 39 Coca-Cola. teamof
and :
knocking= off the ballyhooed games, from 1933
+ undefeated St. Augustine Coast the that species, quotes Life. Well, Lee Five Moves through 1939. Slugged .371 In Starke Fla., 22. Bobble Innis :
Isn't exactly the way I heardit 1937 to win the canned 16 points to spark the
i iuardsinen, 47 to 38. American league .
but I can't I
say as blame the Navy.
I The Coast Guardsmen and NC boys for being of women, Towards TitleLee batting championship, and was
wary chosen 2. WAVES 33 Gulf Life of
Preflight are the only two teams what with hand-to-hand combat by The SportIng -
; that have defeated the Station this being added to everything else. Field has virtually clinched News and the Baseball Writers Jacksonville 25. Mary (Skip)

f season-and the Station quint The day will dawn in the future the NAOTC Intra-Station basket able Association as the AL's most valu. forces Moore with headed 13 the feminine Naval

avenged the Coast Guard loss in -for the time being, let's call it ball championship.The player. 3. WAVES points.
''j Won the second 31;
t berth
stirring fashion. the crack of doom-when Notre talented Lee team bashed in
St. Augustine pulled Into a 31-22 Dame, Minnesota Alabama and Lake City, 50-41, this past week six straight years on the Baseball Continued On rage Seven

lead with 10 minutes remaining to I Southern California will be fossils, for its ninth win against two de Writers And all-major league taem -t- '\

play, but the Fliers turned on the forgotten by the fans of a fightIng feats.Team time and we the lack adjective the space to list, the Frick Picks Gehringer I)r.J.
all .
heat with a terrific drive that feminine era. Let's be brave, W. L. Pet.
wilted Ue CG's like the last rose boys, and face realities without Lee Field 9 2 .818 of Gehrlnger'H accomplishment" National League President Ford <<
St. Simons 7 9 ,51+3 Including .
a volume
of summer. It was Jones who of fielding Flick, the man who Is most likely
any soft concealments. The sports Municipal No.1 a 3 .543 .
turned the tide with three timely pages of) tomorrow-hell, look attoday's Lake City; 6 5 :545Jacksonvlle liea.. one of the to succeed the late Judge Landisas
' field goals that shot the Station "B" 6 5' ..545 smoothest operating fielders to high commissioner of baseball,
be dominated
-will by
i Naval Gunners 6 5 .545 ever
; into I a lead. Then, Just when theCG's I stores of superwomen, swifter Cecil Field 4 7 .363 picket the keystone bag. recently named his all-star team. i
faltered, Charlie Hunsinger: than the fastest PBY, more powerful Mayport 0 10 .000 Gehringer, now 42, launched his It lists such' famous stars as
", ) to staged three blinding drives down than the strongest zombie, \vrtk'. nc-.ulh' diamond career at the University Speaker, Ruth, Cobb, Hubbell, ...

the, floor and put the victory on more super than Superman.It's Jackionvlle Lee Field. Sol"B: "Lake.. 63 City.Municipal 41. No.'Naval i of Michigan and was signed to a Johnson, Alexander, Grove, Sister,
Ice i with six points just across the horizon, and I 47 ; professional co tract direct from Traynor, 'Wagner and last, but not
Gifford JUour, St. Augustine's we can see it all right now only Gunners: 411 t Cecil Field, 26.I I 'college in 1924. He .la co-owner least, Charley Gehringer, ''now a.
St. Simons >: Mayport, 32.Lake I of A Detroit sales'agency and -
Continued On Page Seven Continued on Pace Seven ::3t ; plans Navr lieutenant who is due'to report
City, St. Simons 30. to run the business after the war. to NAS Jacksonville soon.

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February, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

( WAVES Rollin' Fliers Raid Quiz Contest Parachute Loft

Over Rivals NC PreflightContinued ANSWERS:

Continued From Page SixSpais NATTC basketball heralded team Memphis which From Page Six (QUESTIONS PRINTED ON Leads In \WAVESlBowIing

., 22. Skip Moore again set has won 21 games without defeat PACE 3)

I 9'.J the scoring gait with 10 points. had been forced to decline star six-foot-flve center, was 1. (c) Is correct.

Coach Verla Hill, a lieutenan t an offer to play the Station rendered helpless by the alert 2. Old Testament-Genesis and( LeagueGabriella

(jg), has an abundance of talen Filers here. guarding of Scrappy Sam Sny- Malachi; New Testament St
Lieut. Vincent Schaeffer der, former Georgia Teener. It Albrechta's Parachute
the ,
on squad as is reflected by Matthew and Revelations.
the coach of the Memphis cagers, was the 17th victory of the season Loft bowling team leads the '
changing starting
and the large number of subs lineup used. recently Issued a challenge to all for the Navy hoopstertrhere. 3. The Rhine' the Meuse, and WAVES Bowling League vlth a

The lady mentor can mix up the comers. The Coast Guard had won 15 the Scheldt. score of 29. Tied for second place

starting combine for almost Schaeffer's statement prompt games. 4. True. are Mildred Gelvine's Syntactic
game without appreciably weak ed Sax Elliot of the Fliers to The Fliers won their 16th game 5. Solid, liquid, and gaseous. team and Mary Ann Welch's Y-l

eniog the club. Coach Hill hails write a'letter to Memphis, asking last week by toppling- another un 6. The Aztec empire was i in team with a score of 17 points

from St. Franciaville, 111., and for a game here. The answer beaten team Drew Field of Tarn :Mexico, the Inca In Peru. each. With two weeks left In the
attended Illinois State Normal. came yesterday. It was pa. Ralph Miller, brilliant ex. league the.other scores are 15
a The WAIVES squad numbers 12 "NO!" Kansas ehotmaker, sparked the ?. (a) is correct. points for Belle Quitman's VPB

players, and of the dozen six stand Ing for a game here However, Army Airmen to a 13 point lead 8. Yellowstone National Park, No. 2's team, 14 points for the
in the last quarter. Wyoming. two A &, R teams
five-foot-seven, or better. The Memphis notified Elliot that It captained by
strongest sextette Is built arounda Is unable to-make the trip here Although the Fliers started slow 9. (a) U. S. Senator William Helen Adam and Martha Craft; 12
nucleus of four experienced play due to Navy restrictions on they built up to a breath-taking L. Marcy in 1832. It gave rise to points for Virginia Lowton's X-l,

q ers, Moore, Inez Waits, Mary travel. The Navy limits Its finish and came charging frOm the term spoils system to describe 8 points for Kathryn Hinkle's

Smith and Priscilla Holman, who teams to 48 hours for all athletic behind in the stretch to gain an political patronage. N A OTC, and 8 points for Catherine -

Is an even six feet in her corn trips and Memphis could exciting: 56-51 victory. The Sta (b) Julius Caesar. Klug's M-1 team. Ann Van

plasters. not make It here and back with- tion unloosed a basketball blitzon 10. St. Peterburg and Petro Westrenen McNett's Officers' team

Let's take inventory of the squad in the specified time. the Drew dribblers in the fina grad. has 4 points, while Bobbie Innis'
four minutes of play when LittleJoe WAVES Unit trails.with 3
and take a look down the cagechorus points.
line: Trosper pot hot as a blow Starting the 8th of November

Skip Moore, SpG)3c( ) of Chica Record Breaker torch and angled in five field goal the alleys have been secured from,

)' 6) go. A forward, she's 57" and a with difficult one-handed push 7 to 9 every Wednesday and Thurs-
smooth playmaker Skip is also a At Cecil Field shots. Trosper accounted for 25 day night for this league. Follow
points, as did Miller of the Army.
standout swimmer and diver. Her ing: the league games, individual
husband Is a sailor, now at sea. Carroll Stark, Sic, broke more The Fliers waltzed to a 61-26 scores will be totaled and the girls

Pat Holman, AM2c, of Norwood, athletic records than the proverbial verdict over the University of who are' amohg the 12 high will
Mass. She's a guard and tall wild bull in a phonograph shop Florida earlier in the week. The have as their partners men from

enough to be double trouble for before he recently reported to Navy club split the Gators' defense the men's bowling leagues in a

4 rivals forwards. Pat pitched for Cecil Field for aircrew training. as wide open as a chdrusgirl's three weeks' tournament to determine -

't'rt the unbeaten A. & R. Softball Stark established nine national smile. Trosper aged 18 the winning co-team.
points and Bill DeMars collected
team last year. Navy physical training records at So far, the 12 high among the

: Inez Waits, AMM3c, a southern Purcell, Okla. 11.The Station courtmen (WAVES are Helen Adam, A & R;

girl, sun, from Birmingham, Ala. Out of the 11 national mark visit to the University pay a return of- Martha Foy, Synthetic; Malbelle

% She's S'S'/j"' and an aggressive 1 Stark took a crack at, he bettered Florida Tuesday night at Gaines- : Come the days of glory when Wutke, VPB; Belle Qu'tman, VPB;
guard. nine and missed only two. TheLong i Catherine Klug, M-lj: Marguerite
''t ville. It's the first week of the we go back to being civilians
; Mary Smith, AM3c of LucienMiss. Simboli A & R Gabriella)
Beach Cal. muscleman ; Albrech-
I season that the schedule (leaves the again, there will be numerous
Mary played forward for failed in the dip on the parallel Mainside Auditorium empty things we will miss-miss some of ta, P L; Shirley Cooper, NAOTC;
Copiah-LJncoln Junior College.She's bars with a reverse grasp, making I LI. (jg) Marcia! Keith, Hospital;
them "bad" and miss of them
shooter.5'6", and a dead-eyed set 18, which Is two under the record; Fliers, '47; St. Augustine, 38 "good." Pat Carr, ?+-1; Kathryn Hinkle,
and he chucked the nine pound NAOTC.
Lt. ( ) Mildred Breland of Hat- medicine ball 48 feet, three inches, Coast Guard Jay Navy Some of the things we will miss: -.-
tiesburg. FjMTp FtFtTp People! in mobs In
People ,
which is inches shy of the navy Pink. t. 179f. Trosper, t, 3 6 12 groups
or forward. She's an all around record. Krlpple, 0 0 0 Kaiser f. 1 1 3 in platoons, in duty sections, i n Extra Pounds
athlete and won basketball letters Lt. II. E. Phillips of Purcell compiled Hall f. 0 0 Hunsn'gr.f.. :5 1 11 batches-always people, always i
!.. at MiJlsaps and the University of Rloux, e. 32 Snyder, c. 2 2 6 blue! We'll miss the people who
Stark's record Will
impressive Kasld g. 419 Jones c. 306Muffoieto Come Off
Texas. She's 5'9". shattering feats, and they stand as ,?. 1 4 12 Oothler, e. 3 1 7 make up the lines which serve by
.w, Teddie Jackson, SpS)3c( ) of follows: I. konbyg 00" standing and waiting-those who
"'. Bellwood, Pa. She's a guard, New Old DeMars, g. 1 0 2 muster with us-those who share Under Program

J,. o'4'/2"' 'and atended Penn State. SubJect- Rec. Rec. Hodde, g. -0 -0 -0.. our barracks those who eat, i

Dot O'Brien, AMM2c, of Ridge. Elbow lever on bars 3:30: 1:40: Totals 12 14 38> Totals 18 11 47 sleep, work, play and practically) Continued From Page One J

r ...,' field Park, N. J., is a blond bomber. Elbow Pushups lever on parallel on deck bail 3 202:46 3::12 84 Gothler Personal 3. Snyder fouls: falser 3, Leckonby 5, Krlpple 2, Hun 5, breathe with us.Cardswe'll and one additional hour per week

She's a forward, 5'3", and Flat hand pushlups 305 305 singer 4, Pink 2, Hall 2, Kasld 4, Muf- miss the essential In close order drill, military bear.
,'. went to Bergtn: College. Finger tip pushups 84 69 foletto and Rloux. little deck that every Navy l jng, and inspection procedure. It is

r::.. Ila Gerber, S2c, of Burlington, Grasshopper ward and dips walk on par-for- Free throws 2. missed: Pink 2 2, Rloux 3, person must carry throughout a compulsory that aircrewmen pass
Trosper Hunslnger DeMars 2,
;" Okla., is a newcomer on the.squad. allel bar 29 27 Gothler, and Kaiser. Navy career-mess cards, I. D. the "B" test and checkout No. 2

She's a forward, 5'7", and played Grasshopper dips parallel lump bar and 29 26 Officials Spearman (TCU) and Close cards, liberty cards i, special cards of the Naval Aviation Swimming

t' independent ball. Pushups on with. n nine (Iowa). -and of course, the special buttons Test where swimming facilities are

Hobble Innln, S2c, of Ovlnla, pound medicine ball on too-really just a. card with available.
;/ ELi, won her cage spurs at Virginia back 305 63 Fliers, 56; Drew Field, 51 a pin on the back of it. Gunnery Students-
and chest 75 41
Interment College. She's Pushups --t-slap Drew Field rlinonilll<' Salutes-ah, those salutes! Wonder 1. Dailr physical training shall
only S'3", but a standout for- Player FgFtTp I Player FgFtT be a part of the scheduled ground
Sltarz f. 102 Trosper, f. 10 :5 2g how long- It will take us to be
ward and point-get( Her husband Miller, f.. 8 9 25 DeMars, jf.'i 02 able to say "Good morning' and training for gunnery students> under -
IH a soldier, now !In France BasketballStandings W..ldlle, 102 Frazier, t. 0 0 0 not find our good light arms at training. One hour per day, five
Kate Cheek, AerM2c. of Atlanta Crocker, c. 3 1 7 Gothler, e. 5 3 13 days a week, is considerad the min-
least half
to foreheads
1 Mulllns, g. 3 1 7 Snyder c. 1 0 2 way our
Ga. She's 57", a forward. Starnes, g. 2 4 10 II.e1 1 0 2 before we can stop. Many is the imum. One additional hour per
\ h Marjorie Smith, AMM2c, of Harrison eryge. 3 0 6Huns'gr policeman, the bus driver, the week shall be given to military
O. She's a guard, stands5'71z" g. 2 0 4 drill.
anybody-in-uniform who is going
; Hodde, g. 1 0 2 :
< (Forfeit games; count only one-half in Rapacz, g. 0 0 0 to be astonished by seeing- "civil Ship's Company1. -
Dorsa Corwin, Sic, of Belief- the standings). ian" gal make a saluting gestureto A minimum of two hours each
taire, 0. She's 5'4", and a for- MAJOR LEAGUE Totals 18 15 51 Totals 24 8 56 her week shall be devoted to physical:
Personal fouls: DeMars 3, Gothler 4, accompany ordinary greet'ng. -
ward. Team W. L. Pct Hodde 2. Hunslnjzer 2, Kaiser 2, Sltarz l Habit Is a strong shadow- exercise. However, one additional
The WAVES are rolling on, like Marine Fighters 8 0 1.000 4, Mullins 3, Miller 3. and Crocker, the elbow automatically flexes and hour is recommendedvhenever
a. tidal wave. Seaman Guard 8 1 .889 Trosper, Frazier, Leckonby, and R* the arm swings when the practicable.
Main Galley 5'i 3 .667 parz. magic
-t_ VF5 4 4 :.500 Free throws missed: Crocker 3, Mil. words subconsciously command It 2. Organized athletics of any
.. Marine Barracks 4 4 ..500VPB ler 3, DeMars 2, Hunslnger Kaiser, We're going to feel awfully silly type, whether formal or informal,
The RunwayContinued '; 5 .500 Gothler, Trosper, Sltarz and Starnes. Is permissible.
: the first few weeks in civvies
VMS R 4 4'j .414 Officials: Carter and Burmester,
From Six 3 6 ..333 silly and completely wonderful! 3. One additional hour each week
Page Personnel 0 7'$ .000 shall be devoted
Fliers exclusively to mill-
64 Florida
26 r
(Afternoon League ; Uniforms whee, uniforms!
? too well. The sports page head Boathouse 51; 1 .857 Imagine how strange to be able to tary drill
". lines in your favorite newspaper Dispensary 4 2 .667 Florid | lax N as:y choose what milady shall wear! 4. Where swimming facilities are

will be emblazoned "SWEET- O&G 2 32 31.333..600 Woolery Player, f. l"gFtT 3 1 7 I Trosper, f. FgFtTf 6 6 18 One thing Is as sure as eventual 1 available, Ship's Company shall be

lw BRIAR STRIPS HIGH-GEARED Docks-Ferries 0 6 .000 Benjamin 3 2 8 DeMars, f. 5 1 11 victory, and that is-either we willwt'ar 1 required to pass the "B" test and
tt VASSAR TEAM." And that night Hasklns. t. 0 2 2.Frwler, f. 0 0 0 Check Out in Water Training Survival -
1 no head whatever
; at the Oolong dance, Myrtle the Welch. c. 0 0 OjIIamb'k.' f. 2 0 4 covering ,, of the Naval
., Smith c. Oil Bishop, f. 1 0 2 or else the things we do wear will
sweetheart of Sweetbriar, the Team W. L. Pit. "Hqbbs, |r. 1 2 4/Gothler, c 1 0 2 be creations quite out of this I Tests.
i' champ of catch-as-catch-can, with VPB 7 1 .875 Belden, g. 1 2 4 Snyder, c. 0 2 2 world. Hats-o bruhtherhowwe 5. The physical maintenance program
Seaman Guard 6 2 .750 Hall. g. 00
OILeckn'byc. 317
cheeks and sparkling eyes, Parachute Loft 4'i 3 .625 Turner g. 0 0 Rapacz, cOO 0 are going: to miss our hats! for Ship's Company may be
: will announce her engagement to Personnel 3 5 .375 /'Hoode g. 0 2 2 The entire modified when In the opinion of
viita} a retired pork-butcher named Ship's Service 2 6 .250 Huns'cr.: g. 3 0 6 population is hereby the commanding officer, it can be
Georgia Dix Marine Bauracks 1 6'i ,125 Kaiser it. 4 0 8 warned that the nation is going to
Hogsboom. Dorothy clearly shown
(Afternoon League) burst that the full adherence
f\t Serfustlnl.g 102 out in a riot of color. If
1)} who will have replaced Grantland Salvage 3 0 1.000 I' I tote program interferes with
)si*. Rice as the dean of American Boathouse 6 2 .750 Totals 8 10 26 Totals 26 12 64 anybody sees a gal wearing yellow the training of pilots and aircrew-
sports writers will dedicate a col- A & R 53 ..625 Personal fouls: Welch 5, Btldon 4. skirt, red blouse purple scarf,
Corsairs 0 8 .000 .Voolery 3, Stobbs 2, Bishop 2, Kaiser pink shoes, and a big blue bow in men, and the maintenance of air-
I umn to the couple and hope they 2, Hoode 3. Serfuatlnl. Hunslnger I Rapncr. her hair, she is neither ]planes and equipment required for
,i ; stay home nights and live happily OFFICERS' LEAGUE Leckonby, Trosper, Benjamin, a gypsy I such training.
nor an escaped lunatic lust
Hasklns, cal
Turner, and Hall. a .. _
>'fr, '
ever after. A
I Team W. L. Pct. Free throws missed: Woolcry 2, Ben- free from uniform! -o-
lot j'o Hell hath no fury }like a woman Marine Fighters 6 1 .857 lamln 2. Welch 3, Hambrlck 2, Kaiser %e'il miss the sense of belonging -

oj'(.v, I've athlete told who's you before lost, but about stop the me first if Administration VF5 VPB 2 3 3 3 4 2 .333..500.600 hler 3 Turner.t, HunslnRer., DeMars, Rapacz.Trosper,Leckonby Belden, and Go- awesome, of aggregate being' a part of of an Gene And Jo 'Will

,(to girl's basketball game I ever witnessed Operations 1 5 .167 Officials: Brown (Georgia Tech) and we'll miss the grand friends power we;
o' ", The coach Close Iowa Perform
f visiting a ( ) TomorrowHold
found and served with we'll miss
buxom maiden who kept jumping 30-40 LEAGUE -t_ ;
center sitting down, was extremely Tenm W L. Pct. Philatelist the throb of pride that clutchesat
NAOTC 6'4 0 1.000 Group our throat when "colors" h on to your hats, mates,
t displeased with the officiating. VM 4"4 1'4 .714 called. It hasn't all been here we go again.
Every time the referee made a VPB 3 3 .500 May Be OrganizedAre The rabbit's going to
F but it hasn't all Jump over
been bad eUh..r.Whate'er .
move she'd bellow like a banshee, Ship's Service 2 3'i! ..333Supply the
proverbial silk
fJ 1 6 .143 it has meant to hat, things will
no as
"This you a philatelist? Do
burns At and
me up. long Public Works : disappear in thin air
I' 0 9
.000 Individuals and sleight
stamps from far one thing Is Mire:
tiresome last, a sweet, innocent _t_ 1I1r_, ft _,_.._. away_I nu places__ "__thrill L' u...... ......nnl.ln'.. ". h..a, .....IQQ.. I. ..._.._.'__ of hand tricks will keen VOlt cmo..-
young thing on the home team .yuu un. a. r..u u. Ul T n. no"" "''' un" for
Ing hours afterward wh Ii'Ge;
Can you arm-chair travel to In Uncle Sam's Navy for -
seized a water bucket and emptiedit Rings The Bell<< dis- anything and Jo those
on the visiting coach with this Lt. Comdr. :Matty! Bell, Athletic tant lands with an album on your known ,dish-outers Internationally

;1 sound suggestion, "Maybe this'll Officer at the Athens, Ga., Pre- lap? -t_ black magic," do their of that stuff "old

cool you off." flight School, has been promoted Well, don't let your service in Nine Competitors To tomorrow night at the here
As more than one sailor has din to commander. He was prewar Uncle Sam's Navy cramp your Auditorium. Mainsid f'

covered, it's a woman's world. football coach at'SMU. style. Many inquiries have been Clash In TournamentNine Extra
Gotta match, mate ? Warlnthe'll! A received by the Station Welfare novelty la added to the
a a 1 men have already enrolled performance by
---1-- Department about the possibilitiesof a group. of MexIcan -
Valentine in the forthcoming chess tourna- Chihuahua dogs, the smallest
Dance Is
May pjay Another Day forming a Stamp Club, and it
ment which will In the
get underway the world. The show Is fast-
has been decided
Dean halfback that
Sensanbaugher, right enough
Scheduled Tomorrow week of 12 February it moving, full of
was announced comedy for those
.w and six other members of persons are interested in this hob who
' the Army football team have been Fanhellenlc and the Junior Wom by, a group will be started.So yesterday. like to be tickled, and magic
To make for
([ dismissed from West Point for an's Club extend a cordial 'invitation all you fans contact Lieut. and provide the more competition interest keener those who prefer to be mysti-
j poor grades. They may re-enter to officers to' attend a Valentine Raymond T. Forsberg assistant fied.The
tional entries desired.
are All Gene and Jo
Magic Show
next fall if brush their dance on Friday 2 February you
f they up on welfare officer, at extension 8921 wizards
? who has been
(. -".. I | studies during the summer. 1945. This dance will be held at and start the ball rolling. Who against enjoy playing making a tour of Army
I worthy opponent camps and Navy bases
---t the Woman's Club, 8<|1 Riverside knows, one of shipmates
may contact the Welfare
.; Neither' BSgt..Joe Louis or Ave., from 1900 untl) 2400. Invitations have a stamp you've, been searching Department and Recreation country, and has been a hit
at extension 498 wherever it So
forget '
played. ,
S/SgU Joe his
DiMaggio wears for ladies are limited to for and wants
1 years to swap. for further details 01- to enter the tomorrow nl ht'8' the date; 1930'a
overseas ribbons at public members of the hostess organiza ,
appear And at any rate, Jt ought, tp ,be contest. Prizes will, be 'at..'rrdct 1* 'TIVJ schedule!
ances, according to The Yank. tions. lots of fun. the winners. "'"I'o.1 .\

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Page Eight CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS 1 February, 1945

Civilian Employees News I Accessories I Busy Corner In Plant Division I

Personnel Editorial Relations Offices Office, Bldg. 13. DivisionI I

)i Telephone Extension
The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax Air Where .was Moses when the

New, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's lights went out? Well, we don't } 0.
t Civilian Employees and is sponsored by the know about that but we do know

Employees' Association for Civil Service Employees that in future cases of power fail
Officers ure, the Gyro room will have a _
William O. Klncald, President Phillip D. Myers Treasurer little light on the subject since
Polly Vetter, Secretary an emergency< light was installedlast
Directors week.

George H. Martin Mell C. Jackson Sign posted on a bulletin
Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Woods board In this ",hOI.. "Lost one

Phillip D. :Myeis Kenneth M. McDuffie little screwdriver, by "Henl" Allen -
.. Daniel R Whiddon William O. KincaU (she made! It herself). Finder -

Polly Vetter please!' return. No reward.

News Reporting Staff Last person alive to be seen
with It was Chief Hupka. I". S.
Assembly and Repair:
She ran spare' a nlckl as a re-

Maintenance -............._................._................_......Walter Riviere ward."

t Accessories ......................................................................W. T. Martin The sign over the Bombsight
Metal and Machine..._......_......Delma E. Register "Slim" Hyler door has evoked considerable

Engine Overhaul........................................._........?..Lillian Lindsay comment, and there are many versions

Progress ............................._...............................................Tom Quinn of what SBAE really means.
Aircraft I Overhaul ......................:..._......................Amelia Drawdy For your "edyfeekatlon" it means (

Interim Overhaul............................ ............................Laura Adams Stabilized Bombing Approach ..d bx: gym- l

Production Eng. .......,.oo.......................................................Don Ra gin Equipment. The Bombsight Shop
Production Eng. ........_..........................-..........................J. II. Silver and the Gun Camera Shop are .? i ,al 3
Inspection and Survey: both under the new Ordnance Di-

M & M, Accessories ....................................................Ruth C. Raisch visfon,' although they still remainin <
Assistant-Frank Moriarty this shop. v oI'Ot"

Aircraft Overhaul..............__.............................Muriel E. Mitchell The experience of Wm. Tashel-
Supply Department.....................................................Priscilla Glenn ko, AMMIlc, who just returned \
A & R Depts.....:.............Ora L. Dixon R. Gagnon Sara Verner from 22 months duty in Bermuda, -
Mary Markham, W. E. Schneider, Charles Ray will give a little comfort to the ;$ \ ii

Public Works Dept.......... ...........................................Ethel Shanahan men who complain about liberty
Ethel Mathews, Louise Abraham conditions near this base. The Island -
Caroline Howell, Barbara Faulkner *f Bermuda is horse-shoe

Supply Department...................................................................Leola Jones shaped containing about 19 square
I miles of land, and was called the i

"Pearl Harbor of the Atlantic" by

I I What's Your Score? f only the late one Secretary town of Knox.size There on the is i .
any -;;:., >>' -
Island and the work day ends at I J. K.: Moon work on the surfacing of an aileron in the foreground

-- --, _. 1700 and liberty ends at 1800. Just while Ii. R. Clark, who recently returned from two yearsof
Q.-What should I do when I havea r------ time for a short, short, short one I
I service<< at Pearl Harbor, is engaged in similar work farther down
good idea T I Unique Device and no more. the bench. '

A.--Submit a suggestion to the! Viola Shanosk of the Electrical -.------

0 Suggestion Committee. Instrument Dept., has resigned to whole shop goes with you. As you step Into the Joiner,Shop
Q.-How do I submit a suggestion? Aids Campaign go back to her home in Philly We are certainly going to miss you get the impression that you've'

A.-Go to the suggestion box i in A few of the sailors wanted to sweet little Mary Gore of the typewriter accidentally stepped Into a hive of

your department, obtain a suggestion To Get Dimes stowaway In her trunk and get I department Best of luck bees. Machines hum, workers are
blank fill it in, and back to Yankee Land. J j
up and This
a speedy recovery. reminds flying around, intent on their< jobs
deposit it in the box. By Delma E. RegMerThe Ruth Jones is visiting her sister us that typewriter department and the whole atmosphere is one
Q.-Who will help me fill in the Heat Treatment Divisionof up In the 'Windy City' (Chicago), I is transferring shortly to of having plenty of work to do
suggestion blank if I feel that t while convalescing from her recent Public Works and will be located
and knowing how to do it. As a
the A & K Department df''iM"1 -
I need consultation? illness. I'
r l In Building 160. Personnel will matter of fact, several of the men
A.-Your foreman or departmentupt'rintendE'nt. t aery I P J. Moore's wife
.I\.t\ money for the ". Iardlof "Shorty" Is.. be the same, with R. y. Forsythe employed there are former bees-
I enjoying; her 'rest' as she recovers shop supervisor. Seabees Mr. H. R. Clark shownin
1>1111" had
They a large I
Q -Who is eligible to submit from recent
suggestions a operation; recuperating -
tank full of water even feet i Clifford Dowda II all returned the background of the above
P. J.'a
I on cooking. If youdon't from leave. .Mabel l Griffin IH has returned from
I picture, recently
deep with a at the bottom
A. ALL employees and naval cup believe P.
J. make
pre- can good
and center The object was to hark after a few days at home, two years of service at Pearl Har.
sonnel of NAS Jax. then
dumplings you have never j while her mother and sinter, bor, while Mr. George Drake recently
dime water
Into the and
Q-Will I get paid for my ideas? drop a eaten anything delicious. That'sone
visited her Mrs. Strlngflrld" has finished two with the
A.-Yes, if it is adopted, and you'rea baIt nestle In the cup (if you way to get the :Missus to feeing years
returned from New York where Seabees in the South Pacific.
could do It For tlione.who
) wereluf'M"ful
civilian, you'll get CASH 'well again, Just feed her more
she visited her two Julius
a prize wa their son The volume and variety of work
(up to $2 0.00)) and RECOGNITION. dumplings! '
Naval award. and 'nulleI)" who are In the service handled in this shop is a good,
; personnel re- "A" SHUT
She New York N a great
COMMENDATIONS in Thirty dollars wait collectedin says enough reason for the busy atmos
in ceive their service file two days and the dime are I Marjorie Sutton place and was proud to have phere. One interesting job that

Q.-How will I know whether or till\ coming in. A A K Welcome to several' newcomers her boys escort her' while they is done here is the manufactureof
workf'rIl'1 : "'. X. Seals, formerly! a "did the town."
not has been both civilian and !' radomes, the big round nosepieces
suggestion accepted
my shipyard worker but he would Frank Davidson isn't talking '
? sonnel, crowded to the game using only 2-ply instead of
A. You will be advised the during lunch periods.The like to> have y'awl know lie about how much he enjoyed his I I' the 3-ply wood used at most sla.
I did not make the change | > Christmas visit home with his wife
committee. dimes took a queer twiston : M lions Mr. F. E. Clanison and Mr.
canoe of ab Q.-WiU suggestion be of their way down In an effortto I ; H. T. Perry work on these. The *
my any made Jacksonville Ills home for is keeping his fingers crossed in the .
benefit to other naval r tivi- center the rtip. ThiN fascinating radomes ate capable of withstanding
the past twenty 'parN. Another hope that he can promote another
ties ? : game helped| toward thatgreat ) a pressure of 400 to 500 pound
A. Yes suggestions humanitarian need for the I newcomer we welcome IN Raymond day off the 29th, to celebrate his per square inch by test.
are exchanged
benefit of those who suffer I X Taylor, front Tallahassee seventy-second birthday with
and suggestions submittedat Ten men In this shop are kept
ria. lie Is an exserviceman them. What a man!
-- -
station often busy day and night on airplane
one are adopt
with Hire and a half years Glad to hear that "Sandy" and"Pat"
ed by many others. Every naval work exclusively The shop also
( in the Army. Then we notice have regained their voices.
with 300 ; specializes in phenolic parts which
activity or more $ fSUpp'LV a little newV.K (Inspector) Likely that a certain little blonde
civilian has "Com requires precision work.
employees a ,
In the
? Orjo room-I.oIII..e Dona-. feels the same way. How aboutit
mittee on Awards to Civil Em i van, SZc, from Saugus, Mass' "Sandy" ? Tommy Palmer A saw filing department U 'one
ployees. 11 Hope you like the sunny South. of Progress is kept very busy of the shop's features. Under Mr.
Q.-What type of suggestions are SALLIESBy Youngest and only son at home these days at work and at home, Walter Battey, saws are filed
desired ? II the children. His tools of all kinds are sharpened, .
of entertaining
:A.-Those that result In: reports Sidney at Beighley Ft. McPherson leading for man ac-, young son donned his coat and machines are adjusted; and jigs
Increased production. are manufactured, resulting in
{ tive duty twenty-fifth of this hat the other morning, Insistingthat
Improved safety month. Mr. Beighley has two he go to work with, his daddy. mass production. The shop now
Improved quality. has its own toolroom under the
Like father like
other in son.
Lola the
Jones sons service
Improved office methods. A solemn- care of Mr. J, T. Lucas and Mrs
wedding was
their bit. Bill
Reduction of costs. Hey, have you heard the latest Cusano that little ized at Riverside Park Methodist B. D. Souza.A .

Q.What was the estimated annual news? Uh-huh, just walk up to dark-eyed awhile smiling because face of a we back missedfor In- Church on January llth when special lighting system has
savings to the Navy of Betty Jean Johnson (Correspondence been installed in the Joiner
jury, is going to instructor's Louis D. Connally AMMI Ic, and Shop
suggestions submitted the last { Section) and ask her to show school. How about an apple for Suzan Elizabeth Lakin, formerlyof which is doing much to speed up(

three months of 1944 at NAS I you that beautiful engagement the teacher, William? Several Key West, Fla. were married. production and save eye strain on
Jax ting! It is certainly a beautiful members of this shift trans- William Turner SAI (Tr) 2c, was the workers A'

A.-$78,540.00, which amounts to j I diamond, Betty. Now, when is the ferring to "B" shift. Among are themis best man. Mrs. T. D. Mahan, the The ladles employed in the shop( Y/.I

approximately 4,200 of the wedding scheduled ? an old-timer, Dorothy Stirling i groom's sister, Atlanta Ga., was are doing very fine job and deserve
Jli.75 war bonds. Fashions are always changingbut Dorothy hears regularly from her I bride's attendant. After a brief'honeymoon" special mention. Engine
Q.-Ij the suggestion system new? two have been noticed around in St. Augustinethey blanks
I husband, who is in the Luzon invasion and blank-off plugs are
A.-The Navy has long recognized and about the Supply Department Sorry to hear Betty Den- expect to make their homein being turned out by Mrs. N. C.
', the merits of such a system lately. One Betty Lotz's hat! ton is out sick. Then there is Jacksonville. Best wishes! I Livingston, Mrs. F. M. Butler and

and the original act which provided [ Have you seen that hat? It is a "Woody" Erwin. who is having Jeanette Bailey is strutting Mrs. A. G./Guynn. These ladies .

"for compensating civ- I dream Betty brought It to the of- quite a time with his big toe around with a twinkle in each eye are also very capable in running/

ilians for valuable suggestions" -d I flee the other day and if you hap- (imagine that!) or, Is it that he and a sparkler on her left hand- the wood lathe turning out some
was passed in 1918. I pended to notice one of the clerksin just prefers the feminine type of sent by a certain boy serving In very fine work. .'

4 YOUR IDEAS ARE NEEDED her section calmly sitting at open-toe shoe ? Anyway, how about the armed forces overseas A few of the
specialized jobs
Submit That Suggestion Today I her desk working. with a hat on, a roller .skate under that one and George L. Cochran one of the have been mentioned. In addition

_WEN t hope you dldn t get too excited. A hurry back. Glad to see Rose old-timers of the Instrument Shop, almost any job that can be done
hat as pretty as that one doesn'tclung Johns announces the mariiage of his
back after trouble
\Ykrm the war. IK won; and the funiare with eye I with wood is done here Airplane
In hat-box. The other
a these
daughter to
infection. Joyce Lieut
4 $ equipment, such as work stands
A..| cattle grate en yonder ..111.W..e. these gals running around the de- Sorry to hear Gladys Lane's son, (jg) Burton Saymon of Brooklyn, and platforms, are good
'I examples.
birdnf\ their sweet re partment with red horn-iimmed
aifht Staff Sergeant William Marlon N. Y. Lt Saymon recently ic- .
frr.., Shop equipment and fine mahogany
".. l..rrs.troll down a moonlit lane glasses on. Style Is to paint them Lane, of the Rangers' Is missing turned from duty In the South pieces are both worked
,ed nn' tears thai cease t,; red (very bright) with nail-polish. In action. The sympathy of the Pacific and prior to that servedhere At on
Whe./al/ heie. present an Informationdesk
c' Claud England must have lots at the Naval Air
--- Station.
---- .
.. home, but those, --- Is being built by Mr. H. H.
A.d r ton rom of writing to do these hum After
days short
Judg. a
honeymoon the
Who !.. their ill, Webb and Mr. D. M. Rickard.
Wae. Silks ran cross a bridge at Right,'I ing from the size of that pencil Hear that Gladys Ward took a young,couple will make their homeat Work is also
And lie eenlrv keeping them In nit lit j I he was showing us the other: day. I couple of days off to skip to MI- Cocoa Fla. The groom has I being' done on the
Whoa war plaat cease la be the rageAnd ,' That pencil should be rationed! ami Florida been mailing room in the front lobby
people work without lifinf raged,''I Bet the weather assigned to the Banana River of the AR..
When little children. romp and play, Another basketball game iso there wasn't the least bit cold. Naval Alr Station for advanced j
A.41rom"l/ home from work. t ,'I scheduled this wt't'! civilian Mare new employees checking In bomber training before< leturning About 43 people are employed _V\

* ,ran go to the t re and bur. will play the Sl'.Ult at : last week to begin working in our to active combat duty overseas. in this shop including both ehifta. rJ J

The things you want, at a price an! too y:09( I.. m. February 7th, In the I department are Frances G. Carroll, ---f-- The shop Is under the able super- -
high, I iiiJon High School Gym. Come Floyd B. Derrick Marjorie P, SavingDENVER. vision of Mr. C. B. Corbin, who

When have and laughter shall norerri on out and cheer the girls on to I Buska, Cathy E. Huff, Lorena K ..- Two Denver Democrats was recently made Quarterman.He ,

Ta a r.'Ulal'* rrary and half Insane, victory! Girls playing In the Furman, Dlora B. Winslow, Margaret in the Colorado house announced has the aid of two very eftficicnt
Wb.a war lord all have met their team at prevent are Loulpo I* Boyd, Midlred E. Cause, that they would introducea Leading men Mr. K. L.

And o.aiuwJiaff doom. la hell, 'have; a .!lee hat Bragg, Ida Sike, Becky Drake, I June B Roberts and William W, bill to transfer the date penis Sibley and Mr. W C. Brown. ,

room. Pearl lu"C'f'r.nna Kobin' M|, WhlteC1 loJ" Ditto, Charlotte Else tentiary from Canon City to Den ""--t-

Wh IDA. ..Ull all,, the the thla.WAV r the:S are sheet mustered sad stout out. Evelyn Yeomans Dorothy Drake, man, and Paul Aaron- two, ole- ver. Representatives Clem Crow "Well young man.,'" said the

Whe> all th<*e thiafi have cc'., to Joy Drak, Marie Nerlng Ub- timers.Who hate returned after.resigning ley and George J. Baker said: lawyer to his client, "I've found
sail by White' Faith English,, !od not tong ago Glad tp have "Most of the prisoners come from that I can get you a divorce.: Your
The last knew the war U w.. at Elizabeth llourtal-all under the all of you with us and a hearty Denver and this will save mileage ] father-in-law didn't have a license

Bf ratr.lmi. latham. capable It'1IJ..nhli. of lots Joe- welcome. expense." i to carry a shotgun."

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1 February, 1945 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Nine lI

I Inspection Metal Machines And Survey& Accessories Department Div. RECRUIT A FRIEND -

Hiith KalKch, Importer ---- I

Frank V. Morlarty, Assistant SORRY CHUM NOT TODAY
Bernice Boyle, Assistant 7r '
, 1 Yes, we know" the hardest wordto \ poi WE ARE OUT HUNTING RECRUITS i
nay Is "NO, but what satlsfac,
lion we get out of saying YES
Wf\5H -
when that plane Is turned ovel r FOR N.A.S.: THE BOND

after a'complete overehaul minor I ,
repair and we are asked: "Us $ /l ;1 .. PRIZES ,ARE WHAT WE ARE I',
been r .
everything properly inspected I '
?" Then we are glad we learnedto OUT TO WIN.

say "NO"-and" can truthfully!? FROM IMF RIM AM MINOR II I I

Met Virginia McAtee, new Inspector Kj Sally Mjrloit!
in the Machine Shop "A I
Shift. Charming creature from l Flash!'I Chief Cooper, Asst, Principal -

Toledo, Ohio, and from the same Inspector on the "B" Shift is
street that Frank Wetzler live really having a time and is very

on. So, together with John Bishop unhappy He had to move to ;
also from Toledo, the Machin,, Bldg, 902. He says it is the noisiest
place on the station and that the
Shop can hold an "Old Horn ,
Week" or something Say, don t beds are so close together he has
you like people from Toledo to get in sideways He says if
,Jean Ellen Stewart, Sea2/c, a he comes to work some evening:'
new inspector in Engine Overhaul, and only one side of his face
shaved will know that the
you lightIs
also from Toledo, Ohio. What
moie Toledo? only on one side and If he shaves
Congratulations on jour new the other side of his face he has toguess

rating Marian Thomas, 4ea1c. and pray that he hits ok.
Now we know x\hj jour wisdom He claims that he is a first class

teeth have been causing you Chief from a way back, so he 1_
trouble Keep up the good work, wants a place to call his own '
and keep those wisdom teeth. Don't get him wrong girls He
Nellie McPhael is resigning on him has,another Chief to move in with d 'tt \ \ I % 1 1G 1k

account of her health. Nellie need
a good rest and fee know that she I We have another addition to our
will return as soon' as she! get s department now, Thompson, John I II :
strong again Good luck Nellie, I I G., Sr But girls] beware--her
and hurry back! Eat lots of grits! name is Josephine and they have
Look at this list of new inspec- two lovely children. So, welcome rfERER7
tois Really a fine bunch of peopie. I to. our department, John'"Kill' :
We are going to like each Bishop It all excited. lie
and every one: Ruth E. Wood, Is to be,Walter Frederick Mor
Elect. Shop; Roy O. McHann, Hy- rison's best man at his{ wedding
draulic Shop, Melvin O*. Cohen, Saturday. night. Bill ,says he tried
AM2/c Fuselage Shop; Eugene E, to tell him )hllf IIO'kf'tN01lM
Delpost Seal/c, Elect Shop; Blak stop jingling and that this Is to
Icy L. Free, AMl/c, M& M Shop; be a lifetime job But Walter '
Ed W, Kollmeyer, Seal/c, Elect, says that Is just what he needs, tct -
Shop; Robert W. Leeth, Seal/c, a boss "Jo we know who will. be
Elect. Shop; Warren W Rayner, the boss: in 'one familj'. \\ ?. of 4.r,
AM3/c: Aircraft O'haul: Melton H. the Inspection and Interim and .

Sudberry, AMC, M&M Shop; C. E. Minor: thirty strong, xtlsh you

Klima, Sea2/c, More about these all the luck and hSl'plnpal- -- -- --- ,_,_ ___ _
--- -- u -- -- --
new arrivals later when we get a wads .:\Morrison liukj hub In
chance to interview them. ,Augusta. Anselme, from Alabama A & R CLIPPINGSThe 'J

Mr. Nelson Is out this week becanoe following is a poem that Ilnside Public Wollls I
of his mother,
of-the illness
fellow A &
James Huxvaid Booth, will also was handed in by a
,who Jives in the State of Ala- trot down the aisle Sunday and R worker. His brother, servingin
Elizabeth M, Shanahan
Mr. Nelson I J5j
bamae all miss "
he is really nervous. Says, "Why the Army overseas, sent it
and hope his mother Is well on the not,' after taking six years to get home to his mother to save for [ SAFETY :: .Tsl Results of last week's advice to

way to recoxery her to say "Yes" and realize he is him, He was aboard the ship I E. P consult with Mr. Farmer as to how
We learn that inspection is important the one and only man for her. where the action took place several By to get to the Plans VaultNow!!!

with ball and roller bearings Well, good luck Mr. and Mrs months ago, and the following\ was Safety Engineer I.I that the door has been moved, so
manufacturers producing and lots of happiness from Interim written by a sailor the next day, much confusion has arisen that we
parts that call for one-one hundred and Minor.Overhaul 1. Last week we told you about now suggest you: make written
Gang.Chailes "
thousandth! of inch tolerances. I "SA1IOKS HA mU the quick thinking of a man who request on Form D. S. 1945-A-26
Thirty per cent of the industry I Henderson can be heard "On the 25th of July I knew his FIRST AID and applied I to Mr. Tovey. If your request is
employees are inspectors pecking away on the typewriterup That's what it would have been his knowledge in such a way as approved you will receive a copyof
Interviewing Lieut Johnson, onB' in the office most any old night at home to probably saVe a man's life. NAS Drawing No 1-3-72 which
found that he likes He is trying to learn to type, so! International -2, Now would like
Shift, we But we'd crossed the we to presentthe contains complete directions for
night shift fine. Only thing lacking they say. Good luck, Charles date line "PLASTIC DUMBO", to the finding the vault door! .

is something: like a pre-dawn Josephine Goforth seems to like Destination unknown. people who handled a case where Miss Agnes Joseph to
dance or sumthin' How about it the night shift! But soon it will a man received a broken thigh I Mr. Secretary
Toxey, sprained her ankle
interested be days again. Joe's hubby is anAMM2C The time was close to midnightEverything
pang' ? Well, if you're ACTION: Here is a man with a other day while'doing U,S,O. work
Jet us hear from you. in the squadron next to was going light broken thigh what shall do?
-- we I Watch next week for a detailed .
Jean Ollrjant, In the office, our hangar I'd just drawn a King-high Club account
The of the'DUMBO'
I potential recipients of the work Agnes has been
says she has been ,sleeping on All the gang down here have flush award the in ''
In game that put man doing with the U.S,O. for the past
best a poker night.
"oillwr\ button'* tr>lng her decided they would like Ens JeanKing
: a dump truck and bumped him to : few years P. S.: The ankle is
141 gather dimples like her' friend' Asst Personnel Officer, to When he heard the whistle the hospital. All of this right i I much better now
ban, namely, \\lnn Stevens, Sea I come down and work here with us, here on the station. I '
another and another I
And then
We have heard
2c In Progress i\lslon.. And jet So you're welcome, Ens King, any call How simple it would have been I from somebody,
axall I old time. But remember this ev- somewhere, that a BIG party is
no I to call an ambulance and have
The night shift gang all miss! II t'ryone-she will be in hangar No The call to started'geneial one quarters'And and all. the injured handled by experienced 'i being planned for sometime in the
we not too distant
Ann Shumate, S al/c, who has 122, conference room East side peisonnel 1 t I future Keep jour
gone on clay shift, We know she upstaiis, every Thursday afternoon It was a Liberty' we were meeting 3. DON'T transport Fiactmes ears open and see if :you can hear
will like working for Mr. Pascal from 1500 until 1730. So, you can if you don't know how to immobil.ize r anythingOur .
though, our training coordinator. t put in assignments: or talk over Or some ship of the sort the injured member. A broken I commercial friends, take
We hear Machinist Dills in En- your couises And she made a starboard turn bone may sever in artery if im- ; note! We haven received any
Overhaul, has practically gone We now have Thompson and When she should have made a properly handled and cause se-! : 1945 calendars yet. The paper
fine the Real-Estate business trying Thompson, Electrical Inspectors, port. lious internal bleeding or what' shortage Isn't that bad, is it?

to locate a little home to live and when we call Thompson, Electrical was a simple fracture may Mr. Cajlor, who never ]looked
in Hope you'll soon locate one, Inspector, we see double Then came the'awful crash turned into a compound bej further in the Jax Air News than
Mr. Dills. I now. About midship it seemed either of which would delay Mills Lace (Figure on Page 3)),
Bruce Weldon, that meek and Sellers will\ 'be going home soon And everyone was startledAs recovery and might: result in death was pleasantly: surprised two
quiet inspector in the CO2 Shop I and he says the Mrs, will be though awakening from a 4, 'Call an ambulance, keep in-I weeks ago when Miss Lace was
never does much talking, but wehappened I staying, because he may be leaving dream, lured warm and quiet "DO NOTMOVE !I missing and, in searching for her
.I to know his very charming here soon. We hope not because had rammedus FRACTURES". Remember from cover to cover, to no avail,
wife who also works here in the gang like you. He hasa The 'Liberty' Ship FIRST AID teaches us what to : did come across our Column, He
the Metal Shop, so she gave us cute little boy who Is really fast do and more to the point whatNOT is now an enthusiastic follower of
And listing
ship was
the word. His hobbies-pictuie smait.' But then-look at his to do in an emeigency I the column "IT IS THE FIRST
We wondered if she'd stay afloat
and drawing. So ----t
shows,' reading ----- i THING I READ NOW "
daddy. says
Or it to be her last?
"hats off" to our artist
____- -t---- Blinker Cc1ylol'
Gang! Please, and for you new Light
: ,
Every man was at his station I Our famous "butter and egg"man
ones who haven't heard we do World Need Not
And everything was quiet has taken .
Jax up photography se
bo for
have a deposit :> your Frightens Jap
We, awaiting for the ordersTo
Air News Items. It's location? riously. He is majoring in enlargements -
It !Is light at the Principal In- Miami (CNS) .-'No country in I abandon ship that night Saves AvengerAn Hope this is!' not conducive -

spector desk in Metal and Machines the world need fear an American t :Most everyone was praying to neglecting the hen.fruit

Depaitment. Army of occupation, Secietaiy of II Their silent prayers were heard! alert radioman In a badly production.
-t- -- ---- I War Stimson declared during a Our Maker was there to guide us damaged torpedo plane recently Two of our men are proving to
recent inspection tour of the Mia For this order wasn't heard used a novel device for chasing off be quite some farmers! Their main
Squirrel Travels mi Beach Redistribution Stationof I a Zeke- he apparently frightened topic of conversation ]lately is ca-
the Army Ground and Service Eighteen hundred men aboard the enemy pilot away by suddenly bage, celery and various other
I Forces "The only country our soldiers And we didnt lose a man flashing a blinker light at him plants When they get into production -
380 MilesMaybeSome want to occupy is the United So you can bet your life Battered by antiaircraft fire, the I we will all be able to get
States," he commented That our Savior was at hand Avenger was struggling back to- good ((1) fresh vegetables!' at reasonable -
almost unbelievable animal want its carrier when the Zeke' puces More power to you
stories have been told during High thought that was the end of He must have been to guide us came in from above to make an I both, We will be gta-::-'-' furnish
the lifetime of man. Now them To where we are todayWe're attack, The Axengers turret gun any suggestions as to how to run .
that safe and being tepahedAnd was out of commission In des- these efficient farms. These farmers
we ve got one about a squirrel 'Thiity-fixe days after High Rot
well soon be underway I are John Vinyard (Spec) and
traveled over 300 miles to get to back, Oscar was found perchedon peration the radioman-Carylyle '
his regular habitat. We can't (fop of his old cage. The dis- Some say that 1If.11 a gamble K Cutter, Aviation Radioman, Bob Goedert fCi\'l1)),
I vouch for the authenticity of the tance from High's home in Ham- I'm incl n'ed0 believe they're First Class, USNR- grabbed: a No more'ho did' this" and
article cUlled by YANK, originating burg, Ark, to Howze was 380 right powerful hand signal light and Who does that" from now on-
flashed it at the onrushing Jap. our motto: NAMES, FACTS and
Texas :
from Camp Howze, miles For we played a game of poker
here it Ia."Oscar 'Positlxe )identification was With our lives at stake, that This type of light: approximately FIGURES.
diameter makesa ------t-- ------
inches in ,
and Bosco were a pair made by a broken leg the MPs had night six
ft ,squirrels| ) kept as pen by the set and by inoculation marks brilliant flash, and it is altogether First Yank In Reich Killed
MP Detachment They had been made when the camp veterinarian : I have played a lot of pokerOn possible' that the Jap pilot FRANCE CNS) Lt RobertO
shots all GIs and land thought: the Avenger was firingat ( -
here five six months when Pfc. had given Oscar the sea on
or Downs 27 of Philadelphia, said
I him with an tinny piece
And thcies the only game
home must haxe'Bosco j
James L took them
High first American to cross
In he completely lo to be the
knew any
still missing"Thtie
with him on fui lough. The clay I is I into Germany in this war, was
attack peeled
in the ,
arebelieve It 01 not Where each man held a winning
before he to return to you 20.I
was camp I killed in action in France Oct .
the equine) got away: and Pfc. but It's a good yam an .way. hand and disappeared.



Page Tea NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 1 February, 1945

I Staff 'Of Officers Records Department I Civilian Workers At Center Boast

,_ I
100 Percent Bond Buying Record"Three

gets you four" has more than passing appeal to.

Lt civilian employees at NATTC. In fact, there isn't a single

civilian employee here who isn't taking deductions each, "

4 month. for the purchase of War Bonds. Wi
v+ That's the revelation made by C. r- -' ---- -- ----- -
E. LePalge, chief clerk at NATTC, shows 94.9 per cent of the civilian
who has figures to show that in at Mainside and the auxiliary sta.
P a December the last month of tions were participating putting
which they are complete. NATTC 11 per cent of their earnings into
employees topped all other civilian Bonds. Ten per cent of the earnings .
of civilians at the Naval Hos
groups on the Naval Air Station.
These NATTC civilians aren't pital coming from 93.5 per cent
doing their Bond purchasing on a of the workers, was Invested in

minimum basis, either. They are December.In .
regularly investing under the pay- the Christmas month NATTC
roll Savings Plan 17.5 per cent of employees went beyond their payroll .
their earnings in the gilt-edged se deductions to buy Bonds. Ac.
curities. Lt. (Jg) Helen M. Clem- tually with cash purchases, they,
+ son issuing agent for War Bondson put 32.23 per cent of their earnings
the Station, makes the month into the victory Insurance.

1-- .. ,4 ly tabulations. While every NATTC They reached the 100 per cent participation .
-' civilian was participating in the standing last Month and

:The: staff of officer records. df'l.artm4'nthleh handle the thousands and one detail pertaining to Bond-buying program, the report. have. held it ever since.
I all
officer! in (chri!"'. and to the left, standing, Is C.'hld' C. W. Itossback.. LITTLE COCONUT GIN GOES LONG
-- -
..................... I I

Officers Records Dept. Vital CogIn I, WAY. MARINE PFC. DISCOVERS .,

I j M. A. D. ------. V V- IOn
Smooth Of NATTCFrom i I Have you ever tasted coconut

Operation gin? We have it on the authority The Air TonightThe ,:

the time an officer reports I [ RamblingsKtfBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBDBaBfci I of C M. Kekar, Pfc. of the :Ma- fifth In the .series of

aboard NATTC until his detach- rfo(- rd. rine Aviation Detachment that a NATTC broadcasts, "trainedfor
ment there ia one departmentwhich In doing this and the other dutiesof little goes a long way and it is tlctory" will be heard tonight

knows. everyt+ ing about the department the office Is set lly Pfc. Herb Johnston, Jr. something to stay away from between Iftl.t and 1830

him This department alto bandies I up in several groups, each assign The February issue of Leather I Kekar was a farmer back at over Station W.I AX. The program -
a mass of other official\ administrative ed a specific function. There is one neck" contains a poem written by Zionsvllle, Ind., before he joinedthe will cover the Aviation
matters all of which group for Instance whose job it is Pfc. George! H, Fish, ex-M.AD. Marines in September of 1941 Crash Fire and Resale' School.
add, up to a very important function to assist the reporting officer and Jeep' driver now a mech In theM .i He had his "boot" at San Diego
in the smooth operation of upon completion of his checkingin : F O. T. U. The Inspirational and was then transferred to Camp I Barbara Mac Coburn
N A TTC. the compilation of his "Jacket". verse "A Medal for Mother," is Elliott Early in 1942 he shipped
The officers Record Department This same group also keeps up one of many the pre-war railroader out for American Samoa Weds Ralph EggersThe ,: ,:
U handled. Chief Ship's Clerk to date such changes as rank, classification "
by I from Chicago has composed. And !"That is some place he said.
Calvin R. Und'r.J.'Wn from Bates- etc. Any requests for at the risk of appearing presump- I "When we arrived, there was noth- I marriage of Barbara Ma
vine Ark. Mr. Underdown has a I leaves, exchanges:: of watches, per- tious, we deem it plausible to pre ing but a handful of Seabees and Coburn Sic, and Ralph Henry Eg-
of U with the mission to beyond the 80-mile Sic. was solemnized 21 Jan
service record years go: dict for George a rise In the realmof natives. We immediately gers
Navy, serving on practically every I limit as well as details involved in rhyme comparable to his uary, 1945 in the Station Protest.
out. Another Is assigned present wentto ant Mrs. Eggers, daughterof
type of ship the Navy has Includ- checking group high flying/ duties. Chapel.
ing submarines, so you can well the work of preparing and Like Noel Coward's "mad dogs work settingup Mr. and Mrs. Estcl L. Coburn of

understand the! reason for the efficiency keeping up to date accounting record and Englishmen," Sgt R. C. camp, build Gary, Ind., is atached to the Avia
cards. The roster of officers! tion School. SeamanEggers'
and correctness of the department Storekeeper
l Dumps now goes out in the noon. ing airstripsand
and its ability to handle which is sent to the Naval Air Sta- his m parents, Mr. and Mrs. John
sun. Accompanied by or-
any administrative matter Mr Un- I lion telephone directory as well as derly, Pfc "Skee"' Stowinsky. he constructing J. Eggers, live in Andover, Iowa.
derdown will hasten to tell you, i the monthly report of "on board" be gun emplact"ment. He is a graduate of the Aviation
may seen Sundays strolling
which sent BuPers Is !.. Life Radioman School.
however that much credit for the I officers is to
\ about the area, seeing all, snarling i
smooth running of the departmentIs originated by this group. Considering at some, speaking to no one. The A-M pretty quiet The bride was attended by LenaE.
due to the staff consisting of I the turnover in officer complement beady-eyed doesn't and had it not Lindsay, SpS)3c( ) and E. J. But.
Sgt. apparently
Chief Yeoman Cliff Rows bach, two it is readily appreciatedthat for uniform been for the natives fate APC, USNret.( ), gave away
give hang
a regulations -
enlisted WAVES and seven civilian I this is quite a job. things I the bride. Herbert D. I ,
; never wears a hat. rain or
clerks. I would have been Sic was the groom's best man.
Additional duties include the ---
shine, bundles in the same'
,, C. M. Kekar dull. Every once t
W"an officer ,
> report at preparation of official correspondence '! heavy coat likes to go bare-
NATTC he first check in with I for officers, preparation of footed. Dumps doesn't know anything in awhile they would have us over I The theatre was crowded' and a
the Officer ,of the Day receives I for a feast of fish, pig, pineapples, .
orders and sustantiation for officers about Judo, either just devoted couple had finally accepted
his "check In" ...,.,..t (that ticket \ of certain data which might be bites people he doesn't like. Yeah, chicken and bananas and boy itwag single seats. The young

for a tour of strange places' requited in connection with issuance he's a character, alright, If you good! lady didn't care for the arrangement
f, c referral te.officer records. It U I gratuities. One of Mr. Underdown's I here's the scoop: The initials "R. thing, wrapping each meat It occurred to her that her
here that h* In given other important duties in addition to c." stand for RaCoon, Ich he Is; etable In banana leaves and then neighbor: a veteran chief petty
forms, and records to fill out and 'general supervision of the depart and the name "Dumps" Is taken cooking It over an open fire. They officer might be willing to exchange
after ho ha* completed his ment is the perusal of official correspondence from the place on the station/ where used banana leaves for plates. seats with her escort,
"rlwM-k In" tour lit report back i coming to the command the Navy and Marine Corps throw After dinner the natives would Accordingly she leaned: over and
to Offloe Rool. This department I concerning officer personnel things they don't want. That's serve coconut gin and put on ceremonial whispered: "Pardon me, are you
.. endorses his orders, astlgns and advising the proper officer or where the Sarge made his home be- dances for us. Their costumes alone T"The
quarter*, has the officer fill I department of what action mightbe fore his yen for a higher stand were very gay and some of prudent chief gave no signof
out additional form Including an required. This involves Alnavas, ard of living brought him here them could really play the guitar. having heard, so she asked the
1 "information shet" and then the officer complement, and changes New In llq.Sqd. Office I... Corp. During the day time the male natives question in a louder tone, at which
tank begin of netting up his I in regulations. John T. Williams* just returned would help us on our construction time the chief turned slightly toward
from 16 months. of duty In the jobs"In her but kept his eyes on

Center Chief South Pacific. Swell to have him Sept., 1943, Kekar was transferred the screen.
Training Helped Put aboard and we're looking forward to British Samoa which was "Cut it out sister," he' whispered

I to some more good yarns not too far distant. "Here," said savagely, "mv whole durn family's
i Chicago War Bond Drive Over Top like the ones our other overseas Kekar," things were a bit more here tonight."

boys brought back with Vni. civilized. There were a couple of -WF.Y.KI.YJTIItI- -
i The fact that Chicago decidedly I -- --- Back to the M. F. O. T. U. brief towns and there were even' stores "
over-subscribed its Sixth War Loan Navy War Bond Exhibit: Sixth ly for a timely tidbit or two con and movies. And to top it all off I OUKCASTRent
Indoor the bran
r quota is now history but that an War Loan Drive, Navy Pier, Chi- cerning the comings and goings of there were English girls on the monkles bring, report Indicate that
Instructor in the Aviation Fire cago, Ill.. 17 November through 2 other M. \.D. alumni Always island"
I the cold wave may take In Jacksonville
Control School at NATTC playedan December' 1911. beaming and smiling broadly is After about eight months duty despite tint fact that
appreciate pirt in the drive In a communication to NATTC Corp. Fred A, Woolwine, and his here he was shipped back to the neither w, nor the local chamber .
Rear Admiral H. S. Kendall, beam is getting broader all the
may not be so well known. States and spent several monthsin of Commerce
were ooo-
CNATechTra. expressed his
When the Navy was setting up ap- time. Must be those late evening California. He is now a studentin Miiltmt.
Its War Bond exhibit at Navy preciation "for Hood's excellent seven-sandwich snacks at the cafe the NATTC Turret School. ---- -
performance of duties in connection .
teria. Then there's
S/Sgt -- -- --
Pier of the
Chicago, ona phase
with the Aviation Ordnance John "Whitey" Hanzel, who played
show had to dow I display at the subject exhlbit.t ." such a bang-up 1944 football sea- Sparkling Salts
I r
I Aviation I _
t1 --- -- -
II son and never said a word about _
VV __ .
( Ordnance Now Pitching For U. S. getting all chewed up on the grid- V - ri
eluding the in-I iron, but who complains bitterly
Carvel Rowell, second basemanof about how rough and red his hand
lic showing the Braves; Cecil Travis, in-
are getting from the *tr.,ng soap
C a the first time I fielder of Washington; Bill Cox, he uses to remove grease and S
of the famed former Browns and White Sox grime after wrestling with his Corsair -
I pitcher and Tommy Reese, Braves'
Norden all day. Right here we make
hurler. recently arrived in Europe a motion that Hanzel get the no-
.L sight. bomb-\\ with their division. Besides playing tion to try a-different: lotion. (And

bombsight second base on the outfit'steam that guy. Fish thinks he can write
rived at the Rowell has been handling poetry. Humph! j
a I pier dtsasaemb. I j I athletic equipment, movies, radio Still with M. F. O. T. U. What's
Chief Hood lied; and it lay I programs: daily news bulletins and this about Sgt. "Kit" Kittrell the
morale builders.
there for several days, without being I Lou Rothelll, second sacker who All-American Boy, making plansto
middle-aisle It If the
assembled The factory was soon
asked to send 4 man to put it together Joined August the after Brooklyn being Dodgers dischargedfrom last bride-to-be doesn't know how to i
but couldn'tand it looked cook "frahd cheekln" like Kit's
the Iowa City Pre-Flight
like the much-publicized showingof School mama kin back in Texas, she bet-
is again back in service,
the bombsight might fall. stationed at the Great Lakes Na- tah git busy with that ll'l ol' re-
hurried call to cipe book raht neeow!
Finally a val Training Center as an .
the school here asking that a man seaman. And that's 30 for this Thursday,

be dispatched to put the sight to. Joe Gordon has been placed in fiends. we mean friends!
and conduct that part of charge of the "March of Dimes" ----

the exhibit during the drive. program at Camp Hamilton Calif., Poor. Horace I
That's where J. A. Hood ACOM- where the former Yankee second Dear Public Relations OfficeI I '
In Tile Administration Building at NAI' '(}..fairly sparkled an thin .. )'
(8)), came into the picture. sacker is now stationed am in sick bay and too I ,
trio of Orclnancfnten clinked In the other day for enrollment In the .
less than three hours after the request
weak to write, they are givingme
Aviation Fire Control School f'twN'n them there are tan combat
was received here, Chief Lee Grissom, former pitcher of "B&W." All I can say is
star on tliclr campaign/ ribbon. Thomas, "Frazier" AOMZc: lees
Hood was on an airplane that was Cincinnati Brooklyn and the Phil. forget this gold brick stuff YOU I
going Chicago-ward; and he lies now 'U stationed at Grand Is were telling me about. Will Mho call. Bessemer, Ala., home, hart the'! Presidential (;Citation wear
reached there only a day or so before I land. Neb., after serving at Kees- write again next week. four stars. on his South Pacific and American Theatre campaign
the exhibit opened. 1 ler Field, Miss., and Lincoln Field, NOODLES OF MUD, ribbons; Burton W. Sutton, AOMZc: renter, hail from North Adam,
Ordnance Neb. Mas*., haw the'! Air Medal, Heart three< Mars on Ms. South Paclflo
The Bureau of expressed Horace (The Turtle)
appreciation to NATech.S _t- Fleet Post Office and American Theatre campaign ribbon; and Charles N. Greener,
S Tra in Chicago for "the whole-I Most gals got Santa beat all (Well isn't most ol Florida AOM'ic: wear three 'nlar on hi. Smith Pacific nunpagln ribbon.Owner's .
hearted cooperation of HOOD J. hollow when it comes to (filling. under water). home( Is MlnneaxilU. The three were together In a CASU
located on the West Coast before coming to Jacksonville
in the stockings
A. ACOMB( ) who assisted ....;




1 February, 1945 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS; SECTION Page_ Eleven l

ata........... .......RwWELFARE

R. Waterman, Flying Members Of AFC School .. I :

r:" _...;.. -"" '" ,; : ', ': :-" "

Five Star Tar, 'i-- ; I PRESENTS i


will be a "stra g'ler8' per.
:\ heard about five-star ad- formance' at 1800 tonight in the

J jniraJs and five-star generals (by Auditorium for those who todayare

recent act of Congress), but how kicking themselves around the

often have you heard of five-star area for missing Claudette Colbert)

Bailors? I and Fred McMurray yesterday in
One came to NATTC the other "Practically Yours"

day and has enrolled in the Aviation The balance of the week's schedule

Fire Control School for ad- in the Auditorium is given over

anced train I to a well-rounded and varied billing -

Ing; and RobertS. I of movies, ranging from tense

Waterman, I drama to a light offering, starring;

AOM2c is one Alice Faye.Topping .
sailor who is the week's program Is
glad: to be back the production in technicolor "National .

en terra firmain Velvet starring Mickey

fact, aftera Rooney next Wednesday. Many
;year and a reviewers credit Rooney with
half in a half I turning in the best performanceof
dozen or so i his entire movie career in the
-- _
major combat -- ________ % i A picture which has its setting In a
activities in the I ,? Aa homely) semi-rural section of England -

Pacific, he's deI I I ,
ll. Waterman n lighted with the I I It s the story of a young far-

idea of "Just going to school." He : from-wealthy English girl who fin-
? ally, with Rooney's aid of course,
was on his light aircraft carrier I
from March of 1943 until just the takes her unfavored nag to victory -

. other day, and was in the heat of II >-d in the Grand National It dwarfs Steeple all
chase of England
things from August of 1943 until I .
in history for *x.cltement
the Philippine attack last month. I AtV I racing pictures
and spectacle.
Hearing the American and suspense
NATTC moviegoerswill
South Pacific theatre ribbons, he I Saturday
good. glimpse. of the part
get a ; ;
is authorized to wear five starson in
Is playing
them The authorizations in his .. I
record read pretty much like a l t ,

briefed account of most of the Pacific Pictured above are. the pilots attached to the Aviation Control Sthool These men fly the students of w.

action of the past ;year anda lie. Io'hoolin order that they may put In actual practice the. theory and "book learning" they; get in

half. Fire CVmtrol From left to right; En. V. C. Ilardin, Lt (jg) A. A, Aprea, Lt. (jg) I). W, Larrick, X A.
There a star for the 'Tarawa 1'. r I). i Miofner, Jr, X A. I'. E. M. Kose, LU A. B. Brewer, Lt. (Jg) G. X. Strode, Lt. 1*. J. Davlson and
attack in September of 43 and I.t. I. C. IlanM-n.
the Wake Island raid in Octoberof bxo
-- --- ---

the that Gilbert year Island; there operations another for including Six Selected For I SPLASHES{ fROm none I I.iWllfi. "THAT WHICH WE

Makin in November and CALL A ROSE"

the Kwajalein Islands in December Flight TrainingUnder I What's in a name? That which I

; one for the defense of the we call a rose by any other namE Marshalls from early January un- the plan announced recently I "
would smell as sweet. WillianShakespeare. ;I
til early; March of last year. and : by the Navy for expansionin :I ) I I
for the of Kwajalein
occupation ; I I I And what became of the Jonei
still another for the Aslatlc.PaI j flight training six enlisted men I .
I and Brown families That is wha
cific raids at Tiuk in February, from NATTC were chosen to attend I!. I
worries us inasmuch as only le
the Mariannas that same month, 1: St Olaf College Northflt'ld.I I

Palau. Yap, Ulithl and ttoleal in :Minn., the first phase leading: to crl d vTt mffVL. 3C cently we department checked of with NATTC the personnel t(' I
Truk Sata- .
March and and
April, ,
4 either appointment as naval 8\"la-1 find how the Browns, Smiths, < ";
wan, and Ponape in April and i REDHEADS! REDHEADS'REDHEADS' I : I '
I Joneses and other bearers of such
of aviation
I tor or rating: :
May; and the last star. is for participation '! Gosh how they're names stacked up The Smiths con Yb
in the New Guinea operation Those selected from ships company MinI I I flying around the barracks. Bean'sis ; tinue to hold first place as the most
Von '
J. G. Kearse W .
including the operation of were leaving (tears), Grammentzsjust prolific but believe it or not the
Hoilandia from April 21 to April I den, H. M Milavecz, S. Garber
: got back for another whole Browns, Joneses and Blacks were I .: .
and R A Sanoke F G, Bailey, a
2411944.; 12 weeks ( smiles). Burke's seems' not even in the running Followingthe :
; :&; Waterman hails from Boston, I student In the' Advanced Ordance to sorta like the place and Bab' Smiths who led by a wide margin '. ,
School was the only man in a student -
aruThis mother lives in East Bos- : 1
status selected i Moore's is now definitely a permanent ( were the Johnsons, Andersons J
: "*'
Jr' fixture I'Millers Martins and Adams in Alice
A for under this
----- -- Also provided ,
'f. I Congratulations and wishes for' that order.

WAVE Is SOUR Writer, flight,:: to expansion flight: training program,:: is of the those return cxklles of happiness to Ralph Eg: !I The record holder for the longest takes current the lead war.'allaee in "This Man's Beery

: gers and Bobbie Coburn-oh! oh! name is Swartzendiuger, He is "
: who months were I Navy, There are scenes of sub.
men some
Painter And CartoonistAmong
: de-selected voluntarily withdrew I V\e beg: your pardon it's now .: followed by Kochen 'parger and patrolling and from the Burma
I Mrs Ralph Eggers And from Bretschneider Contenders for the
the recent WAVE arrivals
: from the flight: training program frontI
at NATTC is a \"t'ry'f.'rsaUt'! solely as a result of quota I what we hear wedding bells will I shortest last name are fairly numerous he whedule (at the :VTTC
soon be ringing again in Barracks and include Tyl, Day, Coe,
girl:! who answers to the name of I restrictions which were establishedat auditorium) follows:
54 for a WAVE from Port Richey, Guy, Tex, Jae, Ide and Ohl.
Lois V. Potts, She is attached to I that time and not because of I Today 1800 "Practically
the Publications Library. Potts is I 'failure At NATTC there are approximately Are we right Welcome aboard U e have our tongue twisters too Yours," with Claudette f'tIb4,l >rt

from Memphis, Tenn. and in civilian ] 70 enlisted men who I to three new students who are attending and these include such jawbreakers and Fred MtMurraj; 2000, "The

life was a telephone :fall in this category and it is Storekeepers School Lo- as Akawalas, Cigick: Daniszewski, :s""'IIt''t| ," with Ella Ralne. andCharley
retta Lasota SKV2c, from Minn, Barkasukas' Chiafulio
She joined theNa'y last 'believed that those who wish to Laughton.
operator'j Norman Okla.. Donalda Houle,
petting: her "boot" at :return to flight training will be Bowman Hladik Igvartia, Roslo- Friday, 1800 and :2000, "The
mid. SlUr, and Sylvia SK3c.l now sId, Szostak, Zulahan andT "
lege. I called between now and the 8"'IH''t.|
P9tts' claim to versatility includes I die of the >ear Rosemary Hall just passed, on >fptanar Saturday, 1745:) and 2000, "'rM"lan'8
watch which reminds certain Also numbered among our midst t
song-writing oil paintingand : -- - -'''--- us a Nawith Wallace
cartooning. She has written a I have been mostly landscapes and Marine seems' to have the name '' are personnel earning the names Ifc.f r)'.

number tf song: l lyrics and incident-' j from what we can gather she' has i and the young lady on the brain, 'of "Vcho and Tw guns. Included Sunday, 1500, "1"'orty Thieve."

ly if there are any music composers ;just about put the whole state ot from all the phone calls lately. among those having rather descriptive I with WIlliam Ilojd, and Man of

around who would like to rip Tennessee' on canvas Cartooning is II Believe it or not a couple of people last names are found Time; 1HOO and 2000, "The
out a second, "Don't Fence Me In" 1 probably the most fun of all and if (sailor and a WAVE, of I Toy Lay, Law, Belt Barber, Gang's All Here," with Alice

and are in need of the words- ]Polls can find time she hopes to course) ice-skated home from I Brook, Papa Brush, Butler, Cable, FaveVIondaj.
work for the "Air News" the other How is it Camp, Ca h, Sofa, Dove, Ham, "
Potts is ;your girl. Her oil paintings 4 lo: some Larry's night 1800 and :2000, CrinSthnol >
-- Peach, Head, Horn, Wren, Moss, "
--- --- -'- done Murphy ? We wouldnt Hint Humphrey Bogart
be so surprised if we hadn't bt'enI Wood Root Hill, Hall, Trout, TiM-Mlaj, 1800 and 2000, "Sergeant .
I -And Now We Are Five I
tfld we were in Florida) I Carpenter, Bird, Bell, Beaver Mike," vvlht Bate8-Parfc,

Don't be alarmed the "Oh, John Rose, Vest Savage: Wall, Rock. MedneMlav, 1730 and 2,
While there are no Pepper and alional Velvet with \
ny! Oh. Johnny" you hear echoing Mickey
in the command do havea
from 'Barracks 54 is just De- we Uoonej and Elizabeth Tai iior
Vinney thinking out loud Young and an Old, n Long anda -t-
Short and the Hatfields and the
Chase was having so' much trouble McCoys. New Books In the NATTC
stumbling: over chairs when she
came in at night she decided to --- Library

train Pratt---now whenever she Chief Jack Kemp Fiction
Corning Major, by Ezra Stone and
hits her shin in the dark Pratt, VVeldon Mellrkfilllleilnjf ,
in her sleep obligingly says; "Vholeft I Has Been Around"What Hill by C. F. Mur|'hy.

that chair there. would ;you think of fIring John It'<. Always Tomorrow, by Robert ht: ,
Ueuns think Chase better take a I eight: and ten hours a day and
Murder of a Stuffed Shirt, i>v M. V.
good: look at the size of the Liber I doing ground( maintenance work Hfrbeiden,
ty Card box-little things like the rest of the time" This is what Von PrAirie UrtionDamage Gun, by E, E Halleitn.
Liberty Cards can get lost in big Chief Jack :M Kemp experiencedat <: Control, by T J, Krly.)
ole mail boxes! Pearl Harbor for about a week Dinner at Omar Khayyam, ty,
(P S. This wasn't the nightof : after December 7, 1941, Geoipe Mardlkan
the AEM School Party either) Kemp who is from Fort Worth OMdllev One Away Knott With. Mally, by M.

I afy FLASH!!! Someone just whiSt Texas is an aviation chief ordnance Man In the Shower, bv Peter ArnX.
f;;' t. pered in my ear that cur own man In the Turret School. Ranger Monbv, by \'. C. Jon* ,

Dotty Waldion Is now leading the i i I II Prior to joiningthe H Road, to Serfdom, by Filedrlth A.

life of Riley, and we do mean Sun In Their Eyes, by Monte Bar
Navy in November rett
Oh yes may we be so bold as I | 1940 he
I "I immediately ran to the hang
to what the sailors did I
inquire I worked in the
ars, jumped In a J2F and manneda
j.I before the WAVES came aboard
I )il fields of Texas 30 calibre machine gun. I got(
The other night two sailors appeared '
: I with sparkling: new rating and also withan one Jap plane and possibly an

I j'( badges and jumpers!! hunting a engineering other We might add at this point:

willing needle and thread in the concern He received that Kemp received a citation from
; his 'boot' Admiral Nimitz.
hands of an obliging WAVE,
9 I There's a WAVE who works for j at San Diego After the hectic period followingthe :

i Ensign Glica at Turret School and also attended Jap raid Kemp was transferredto

(wonder who), antI we want to the OrdnanceS B scout observation service unit
know how she got: the name "Ted- S c h oo 1 th.-,,A,", until April of 1943, when he came

LaM Friday, 26 January at 1432 WAVE Specialist H9 jZc "Salty:; I dy (' Hemp In the spring' back to the States to attend the

Sue," mascot of the Athletic Department upheld the tradition of the j Bear"t---- of 1941, he was sent to Pearl Harbor advanced Ordnance School at Chi.

Navy by bringing forth four rtxniltH for the fleet. Mother anti, Officer, booming{ voice: "Who and was attached to a utility cago.; His next tour of duty was

"Koot." are doing well despite the wrangling going on In the Ath I let that blankety blank dog inhere squadron, its principal duty beingto with the famous Fighting Squadron .
letic Department M to the father (Chief! Monte of the Band denier tow targets for the flt'et.Vht'n 100" in the Pacific which wan

that their mascot I 11'1 guilty) and the name for the future Sail; *. I Seaman Guard: 'That's the Cap- the Japs struck Pearl Harbor on an advanced training unit for all

If you have any *ugt(' done for tbt'lr.cIlg tags, adobe' the Athletic tain's dog,::, sir" that fateful morning Kemp had fighter air 'groups!. He returned to

Department I Officer "Nice pup, Isn't he." just Burned in from, his watch the U. S. lash); pc tober,


j. Page Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 23 January, 1945

M.A.D. Corporal 1 Big Boys In Action Raiders. Victory "

NATTCen I Is Well Known{ Spurt'Snapped By

J Radio AnnouncerDid t One-Point Defeat

you ever hear the "jitter-
bug Jamboree" over Radio Station The Air Raiders defeated the ...
WMBR of Jacksonville? Possibly it : w' I Florida Gators 45-34 Tuesday I .
might have been a little too early : night at Gainesville

in the morning as we understand it
competed with the "Milkman Sere- A heartbreaking one-point de
By John Kichbourg, AEMSc nade" on another network, but se- feat snapped the NATTC Air Raiders .

Helen Sanders, CAF 2, secretaryto riously one of the men here at six-game winning streak last
Lt. (Jg) Phillips, the Visual Aids NATTC arranged that show and week
officer, and Technical Librarian, did the announcing.
The Raiders racked win No
was overheard muttering aroundthe He is a Marine, a corporal and up
,1 office recently, about some fel- attached to headquarters squadron 6 at the gym on 23 Jan. with a 54

low being full of "boxer's punch" of the Marine Aviation Detachment to 35 decision over the Ex-Combat

What she meant, of course, was- Atthe end of each program Marines of Mainslde, and then
"punch drunk." Pardon me, but he would say, "your announcer Is ,
your "lip slip" Is showing C. J. Larry Scarborough." journeyed to Daytona Friday night
and dropped a 39-38 verdict to
Jackson, AEM1c, one of NatCen'sold Larry is a Jacksonville product, Welch Hospital Phy-eds.
timers, shipped out 28 Jan- and he was associated with this
He's heading for the West The tilt with Welch was a return -
uary. affiliate of the Columbia Broad.
Coast FFT. "Jack" has a lot of '..: 1 contest, the NATTC cagers
friends who hated to see him go, casting system having won the initial meeting
and from all of them, here's a ., from 1937 to I :. here, 44 to 36.

wish-"smooth sailing" 1942. He announced > Tex Washington, hard working

many forward, was the big Raider for

It happened one night and thenit ,. of the programs the week. The rugged Texas lad
happened again the next and x sharpened his eye with 13 points
the next-as a matter of fact, it's I a ,, original against the Marines and then tal- ..
been happening with monotonous from this station lied five goals and five foul lobs ,.,

regularity. One of Unit 1's long and han- for 15 points against Welch.

list of prominent instructors, who dled many news As in the first game here, the
Until recently, did not believe that broadcasts One Raiders hopped off to a fast start
ghosts could walk through bulk of the most in- Alabama Dubose, 172, left, and Norman Konsen, 182, a coupleof against the Daytona five to holda

heads, to be perfectly truthful, did _... t ere sting as- hard punching sailor Muggers, are shown hard at work In their 9-4 first quarter edge However,
r not believe in ghosts at all has L, Scarborough sign ments of exhibition bout Friday night at the auditorium. Kxeilsen receded Welch swished the net for 18 pointsin
a cracked rib and the bout was halted at the end of the second round.
f altered his viewpoint considerably.This Scarborough when he was with the second period to lead at intermission
Roth fighters are members of the NATTC ring team.
change came about as a result WMBR, covering for tho Colum- 22 to 16. Daytona held
-- ---- -- ------ --
- - ---
of many strange occurrances bia Network, was the total eclipseof its six-point edge at the end of

such as, doors being opened during the sun in April of 1938. He, to- Avon Park Fails To Show the third, and then had just enoughleft
the night that our friend was gether with a group of scientists, ; to halt the Raiders' furious
careful to close and secure before were flown for several hours at last quarter rally one point shortof

retiring, footsteps In the hallway, 16,000 feet in an American Airlines Ring Match Set Next Week a deadlock.
etcetra. The instructor is hollow plane, and Larry had the opportunity Harley Collins was second high
eyed from .loss of sleep and some to bring to the listening -- --- -- for NATTC with 11 points, follow
thing must be done to end this ec- world the first description un- NATTC's classy boxers, who had In which Mickey --I ed by Charlie Woddail with eight.
toplasmic interlude We'll give you der such conditions of an eclipse.In little chance to show their wares I--- outclassed V. E Walker, ; Guard Nessing and Center Cady
further development next week the spring of 1942 Scar- last week when the Avon Park Joe Wagner, 137 won \ paced the Welch quint with 10
Now that Rufus Scott is back froma borough moved to Memphis and Army ring team failed to put in J. Granatta. 141. Exhibitions points apiece.
visit to the hills of Tennessee, announced for Station WMC of Its schedule appearance here facea staged by members of the regular The sailor hoopsters had little
the boys in Unit 1 tell me that : the: National Broadcasting Company busy future with three matches team pitted Charlie Dedmon, 128, trouble with tho Malnside Ma-
they hear nothing but hill-billy chain. He was master of cere- tentatively slated within the next against Lou Fugazy 118; Danny rines as Dig Jim Ellor shot 13
tunes during smoking and chow monies for the coast to coast month Rosati, 160 against Billy Ramoth. points to equal Washington's tally
periods. "Scotty" says, "thar ain't broadcast of "Down in Dixie", The postponed match with the 156; and Eddie Barnett, 136, Woddail collected 11 in this tilt,
','no bedduh hills nowhar, than themin originating in Memphis and was Avon Park sluggers will be held against Bobby Evans, 135. A bat- with Collins and Johnny Bittner
Tennessee." Chief Paul Nix also news editor for the station. here on either 7 Feb. or 12 Feb.. tle royal between six blindfolded adding seven each. Forward Syrett
finally snagged a leave and is When Captain Morgan brought the followed by a home-and home se- sailors 'opened the show. topped the losers with an even doz-
spending it with his folks at Gree- famous "Memphis Belle" back ries with the Orlando AFTTC ring- -t_

ly, Colorado. from combat and landed at Floyd men the latter part of this month Food For ThoughtThe en.At press time attempts were .being I .

I Bennett Field, Larry was on the Bad weather grounded the Avon chow was swell the other made to schedule a game)left'" ,
Lt. Comdr. Kujkendall, for- Memphis end of the lads them from filling tomorrow night. '
broadcast In- preventing day, I don't know what kind of .. 7
merly In charge of unit 2, has 'troducing the captain's wife to be their: Friday night engagement meat it was, but it was so goodI t..I"1' -
been detached from the A EM In August, 1943, he Joined the here, and an exhibition card,-tea- went BAAA-CK for seconds. on the floor and began to waltz" ,
School and re-assigned to AutoPilots Marines, getting his first taste of turing team and student boxers, Restaurants fascinate me Before Somebody tapped me on the shoulder :

at O-ln-C. 11. C. Voor- marine life at Parris Island. Next was presented for the entertain- I joined the Navy, I used to and said, "Hey, Mac, there',
hit>!;, AMMlc, and his wife, are Cherry Point and then NATTC, ment of some 2,000 spectators work in a restaurant as a black- no orchestra playing in this.ges:
blessed event Jacksonville. The best bout of the night was "
expecting| a soon. smith-shooing flys. taurant! How was I to ,4cnovf
lie hopes it's a boy and she hopes -T- between Alabama Dubose, 172, and One restaurant in Jacksonville that the guy at the next table was ,
Would be If Norman Evensen, 182 but It was
it's a girl. funny has everybody fooled. They em- eating soup.
their wish Basketball expensive as Evenson suf-
an one
they both got ,
ploy midget waiters to make the Just when we were through with
I fered cracked rib and will be
wouldn't It? Somebody suggested a
sandwiches look bigger. dinner, the waiter walked by our
for lid Man" lost to the team for some time.
a COM bell! \\ i
around Standings Evenson was forced to retire at I All the food is at ceiling prices. table 'with a large tray in his
Jleete $61 question When I got the check, I found out hand 7 asked him if I could please
Unit 3 Is, \\here Is Reeves?" Ship's Ci), the end of the second round.
League in two that I was paying for the food and have that delicious looking choc-
Remember the time A A Natho, Team- W. L. Decisions were given the ceiling. olate eclair on his tray. He yelled
AEM-Vnlt :5 -
6 0 ------
AEMlc, got all dressed to go on AOO Instructol'l !5 1 While waiting for our main dish, back, "Sailor, that ain't no eclair
liberty and when he couldn't get Ah'craft Turrets 11 1 BKS 17 QUINT my girl friend and I stepped out -that's just my thumb." *
his liberty card proceeded to give AEM.Unlt 4 4.1:. -- F --- -- -- --
the man in charge of them, a pieceof Dlsb..Tech P ke T"ng. 3 3 PACEThe Curvaceous KeJlers I ITht" Ie Ie
his mind He had forgotten Master-at-Arms :2 4 SETS HOT

about it being his duty night and Dispensary 2 4
Av, Fire ontrol 1 S flashy Bks 17 court teamof
looked very sheepish when the Av Storekeepers 0 6
light finally dawned Von Minden the AEM League turned In a
AEM2c, left NATTC last week AEM: Leagise led-hot performance last week to
for Minneapolis, where he will un- Team- W. L, loom as the top intra-mural quintet
dergo the opening phases of NAP Bks Bks 26 17 g 1 at NATTC.

training The statement made Bks 117 3 3 Sparked by Center Earl Fowler,
recently by "Lll Abner" Voorhies, Bks 18 3 3 the Bks 17 team played sensationalball
Bks 19
to the effect that Unit 2 could Bks 21 3 3 3 to swamp Bks 16 by a top-
, "tan the hide" of any other unit Bks 58 3 3 heavy 64 to 20 score. It was the
in the AEM School when it came Bks16 2 4 sixth straight victory without a
Bks 20
to volleyball-"Dog Patch" style, Welearp 0:2 4 6 defeat for BItS 17, and enabled the
has gone unchallenged. Why ? team to mantain its perch atop the
Could it be that the other units''are School League AEM League Fowler Just couldn't wit
afraid of a "licking1Three Team- \\*. I,. miss as he paced the leaders withan v
Av. Ordnance 5 0
1 Bks 60 (Ord.) 4 1 amazing total of 32 points. Also
specialists A's, Gus Let- Commissary 3 2 contributing to the cause were McIntyre -
, chas, Vic Teetsel, and Buff Bufa- Marines 3 2 with 14, Hermann 10, Maddox -
Bks 2 (Turret) :2 3 _
lino, now are wearing three crows. Bks 6 (Auto Pilot) 2 3 6, and Coughlin 2. _
Unit 3 has a new officer EnsignH Bk. 61 (Wire Control) 1 4 The AEM-Unit 5 club, leadingthe
H Hancock, late of Tarawa Cooks & Bakers 0 5 Ship's Company loop, kept pace
and, points west He has seen con- with Bks 17 but not in such a sensational
siderable action but perhaps outstanding OFFICERS' BOWLING manner. Miller notched a
In his memory is the dozen points as the Unit 5 team
1 Tarawa campagin. The battle LEAGUE STANDINGSTeam edged Police. 38-34, for Its sixth tF

raged all around him for three days W. L. win.One l t
after his landing and his recollections Av. Hre Control 22 11 other team maintained its
are very vivid. Tech. Training' 20 13 unbeaten status the Aviation
Phy. Training & Vtel 19 14
Ordnance Officers 17 16 Ordnance squad of the School
Unit 4 mourns the loss of H. D. AEM 14 ]q League, which routed the Cooks
1 Doss AEMlc, who is now Instruct Dispensary 7 26 and Bakers, 36 to 12, for its fifth

s ing the boys in the AEM "B" Last UeekN Results win.The

School That new glow you see Phy. Ting. & Wei 694! 779 767-2210 results of other games follow f
in McDade, AEM2c, is probablydue Dispensary 681 728 78i-2194 :
to his coming marriage. Some Ship's Co. League, Disb.-Tech
how or other, he acquired an Tech.AFire Trng Control RlJ3 727 805 71<}-:2357 Ting 40, Dispensary 20; Aircraft
' apartment In preparation for the -2258: Turrets 38, Av. Fire Control 23,
event and is now sitting on top Ord. Officers 680 715 775-2200) Ordnance Instructors 30, AEM-
'of the world with nothing to do but AEM(Scores Include handicaps 6S8 5'H9) GO)-1947 Unit Four 26; Master-at-Arnia t
wait. over Av. Storekeepers by forfeit.
-- High !game: Phelan. Tech Trn .. 203 AEM League, Bks 19 over Bks
One Man WarWESTERN High aeries-t: PheUn_Tech. Trng 536 67 by 19 to 17, Bks 26 over Bks

FRONT(CN3))- 20 by 32 to 30, Bks 58 over Bks 18
Since Nov. 9, Lt. Ramond J. Al- Old and ugly spinster to the by 25 to 17. Bks 21 over Welfare,
bano former ranch foreman of burglar: "Gracious, yes, I have 31 to 16.Schooi.

Email, Idaho, has been credited money Well, don't "just stand League, Marines over Bks t .
with: killing 82 Germans cap- there-frisk me. 60 (Ordnance), 30 to 25; Bks 6
turing 31 knocking out 21 ma- -t- (Auto Pilot) over Bks 61 (Av trim little saltines 'pictured above( are members of the leading:
chine guns, 2 88 mm. cannon and Advertisement seen in a Kansas Fire Control), 24 to 23; and Com team In the NATTC WAVES Howling League, and from all reports
2 20 mm. guns. His formula: I newspaper. Wanted-Waitress, 16 missary, with Liddle scoring 22 they are pretty good at battering the pins Standing: 1. to r., aw
""Keep moving, keep firing, but to 60, fat or slim, experienced or points, over Bks 2 (Turret), 43 Alary S'huermBn.ICSe.', Frieda Larsen SCSc and Margaret Lewis,
'specially keep moving I in experienced, dead or' alive! to 28


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