Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: April 19, 1945
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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VOL 3, No. 4 Il7 I 19 April, 1945

" t An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command

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j : Rear Admiral Davison Takes Over As Chief Of NAOT I

I i Clincscflics Visit Station Has Held Many Important ,

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'1IItt"i':" '',t" :. {; ;' w.ft .vt During Lengthy

It '<', "" : Rear Admiral Ralph E. Davison SN, recently returned ,

,.. i..'," .I..... from command of a task group in the Pacific Fast Carrier -
f k I 1\ Task Forces, reported to the Jacksonville Naval Air Station

r I Wednesday and assumed the post of Chief of Naval Air Opera ',

W1 f tional Training He replaces Rear Admiral! A. C. McFall,
: '!'. usw, who detached
was February J
r"1U ( -I ; 22 for duty outside the continental

;1 f (O 4: ,\ We'd Like To limits of the U. S. ;'
< Since the detachment of Rear
i Meet Him Too Admiral McFall, Naval Air Opera.
t, tional Training has been under the
Somewhere aboard the Jacksonville direction of Rear Admiral C. A.
Naval Air Station there Pownall, USN, Chief of Naval Air
. !fl\ tilll may be a bluejacket named Training, with headquarters at
r. ilct1- John Golden, who Is unaware Pensacola, and Captain H. S.
that a pint of blood donated by Duckworth, USN, Deputy Chief of
him at the Oakland, Calif., Red the NAOTC, with headquarter
Cross mood Center last 19 February here. ..
M., helped save the life of a Hear Admiral Davison. who !*
7' Marine who stormed the beachat a native of St Louis, Mo., has
'. Iwo Jima been In the Naval service since i
$ The Marine, Corp. \Ulliam 1912, when he was appointed to
C Ruby of Ashland! Ohio, noticed the Naval Academy at Annapolis -
I I'I II Ii Golden's name on the bottle Since graduation from the
as the doctor was pumping Academy in 1916 and winning;
the whole blood into his veins his wings at Pensacola in 1920
just eight days later, after a he had risen to be one of the
i Jail machine gun bullet had most Important figures In IT S.
:" ripped into his left leg, fractur- Naval aviation.
:, : ing the bone. He took the card Former positions held by t"flt"
.' and put it Into his pocket, new Chief of the NAOTC are As-
.11 sistant Chief of the Bureau of
bringing it back to the 'StatesIn
I hopes that some day he might Aeronautics, Washington, D. C.;
H r M meet up with Golden and thank Chief of Staff to the Commander,
I I, him personally Aircraft, Atlantic Fleet, and Chiefof
Staff to Commander Aircraft .
It is believed that Golden the ,
t J came to Jacksonville from Oak- Scouting Force, U. S. Fleet.In .
1 ;: j land and may be stationed here the earlier phases of his ca-
reer he served as air officer of
I If he Is, we'd like to meet him
' the USS Langley, flight instructor -
. I ourselves
I ""! at Pensacola, commanding of-
'f ficer of Bombing Squadron Two
Even D-Day Isn't aboard the USS Saratoga, execu.
" :, tive officer of the Fleet Air Base,
iJI Without MomentsOf Coco Solo, C. Z., navigator of the
t. Visiting this Station last! week were Commander Lin Sian-Kwan and Lieut. Chow Chia-Tsung. ; USS Lexington and executive of-
it These Chinese allies' of this country In the war against Japan are shown in the above picture (front Trivial Fun ficer of the USS Wright.
row), with Comdr. IJn oil the right of Captain Herbert E. Kegan, commanding officer of this Station, During World War I, Rear Ad-
'I- and Lieut. Chow on Captain Kegan'a left. At the extreme left, front, Is Commander John llaby, Executive Hy Al Berkovitz, Specialist 2i- miral Davison was assigned to the
Officer In the back row, from left to right, are Comdr. Ralph L. Shirley, Superintendent of ABOARD A COAST GUARD- battleship USS Oklahoma which
;a. Aviation Training; Comdr. \V. A. Schoech, head of training for the Staff; Lt. Comdr. Albert E. Bernet, MANNED LST IN THE RYUKYU operated with the British Grand
Jr., offlcer-ln-tharge of Student Officers Jleadquar ters.'I ISLANDS-D-Day in the Ryukyu Fleet.For
-- ___m___ Islands was filled with dramaticand "exceptionally meritorious
Important happenings, but as service" In the Pacific theatre,
, A And R Is Praised For Servicemen Given is usually the case D-Day was Hear Admiral Vavlson holds f
marked by numerous trivial out- both the Distinguished Service
'I of-the-ordinary incidents. Medal, awarded less than two
Chance To BallotIn I Polly, the parrot, who ordinarily weeks ago, and the Legion of
Recent Accomplishments is very silent, complained fiercely Merit, awarded after the U. S.

___ :I whenever nearby destroyers loosed landings on Kwajaleln Atoll in
Rear-Admiral D. C. Ramsey, u-- Two ElectionsA a broadside against enemy posi- the Marshalls, for which Hear>
USN, Chief of the Bureau of Aero- Cmdr. Michael Wins tions on the island. The ship's pet Admiral Davison' planes provided -
nautics, on the tenth, of April issued municipal primary election monkey, Jocko, chattered Inces- air support
the following letter of congratulations will be held in the city of Detroiton santly and scrambled into the arms Rear Admiral Davison takes
i to Capt. II. E. Regan, I Three DecorationsFor 7 August. Candidates to be of anyone who would chance to over the Naval Air Operational
USN, Commanding Officer of chosen at this election will be come near him. Gertie, the Training Command at a time whenit
NAS, Jacksonville: I I Gallant Deeds Mayor City Clerk, City Treasurer, crew's shaggy little dog, raced up is the largest in its entire his
"From: Chief, BuAer I Councilmen and Constables. Eli- and down the deck barking madly tory. At present 22 air training
Commodore Stanley J Michael, gible servicemen, members of the and behaving very unladylike until units and five schools are operatedat
Jacksonville Fla.
To: CO, NAS, ,
at one time the commanding offi-
Merchant Marine, and certain attached she was accidentally knocked overboard 23 air stations and facilities in
SubAssembly] : and Repair De- cer of NAS Jacksonville, recently I civilians may vote in this and had to be rescued by seven different states.
partment Output at the Naval was awarded three decorations tor primary election. Coast Guardsmen In one of the Open tional training today is being -
,a Air Station, Jacksonville I his in the Pacific battle leading
part Postcard applications for ballots small boats near the ship. given in ten familiar types of
I. 1. The Chief of the Bureau of I to the recapture of the Philippines (USWBC Form #1)) will be accepted The cooks had their share of combat aircraft: the Corsair, Hell-
Aeronautics notes with pleasurethat according to THE GOr.DEN from such persons begin- trouble in the galley. The general the Helldiver dive bomber, the
during the past four monthsthe CATER, station paper atUSNASLivermore ning 14 May. Ballots will be mailed quarters alarm interrupted the Continued On Page Seven
output of aircraft and enginesby Calif. by local election officials about 29 crew during morning chow, leaving -'--- -
the A & R Department, NAS,, Said the paper: "Commodore May. In order to be counted, exe- scores of trays and dishes scat
Jacksonville, has steadily in Michael, who recently took com- cuted ballots must be received by tered about. Later when the ship's Ernie PyleIs
creased. In the months of Jan mand of the U. S. Naval Air Station local election officials on 7 August. baker placed the lemon pie in the
uary, February and March the engine at Alameda, was awarded the In applying for a primary ballot, oven, the ship began to roll so KilledErnie
overhaul schedules were ex- Navy Cross for 'extraordinary he- i be sure to indicate choice of partyon much that the merangue slid off
ceeded. The output of reconditioned roism' as commanding officer of application postcard (Item #6 the pie onto the bottom of the
aircraft exceeded the scheduled the aircraft carrier taking par in USWBC Form #1)). oven. At noon when general quarters Pyle, internation
quantity iU the month of March. the 'softening up' of the Japs prior A special statewide referen- again interrupted chow, the I ally known correspon- .
to the invasion. According to the: Jello melted and the dent
and favorite of
2. The Bureau of Aeronauticsfeels dum will be held throughout the overran mess' GI
with assurance that the NAS, citation, 'he conducted operation state of Oregon on 22 June on tables. The crew complained that I Joe, was killed by Japanese
in such an efficient and courageous the soup was cold, and the cook
Jacksonville, will continue to meet two tax measures The two 1 machineffun fire
manner that the full fighting nicked his finger on the meat
all aircraft and engine reconditioning measures to be voted
strength of his ship and the air upon are slicer-all was woe in the galley! on a small island off
and overhaul schedules, and as follows:
thus continue this important and group was brought to bear against But later, as the bombing and Okinawa Tuesday, it was +
the enemy which resulted in heivy 1. Authorization for a five mill the firing ceased, and
direct contribution to the War Effort .. as the as- announced at noon Wed
'" property tax for the next two
damage for them.: The citation sault troops returned to the ship
further pointed out hU skill in years to be used for the construc- later in the afternoon after over- nesday.
3. The Chief of the Bureau of fighting his ship during the encounter tion of buildings for state Insti- coming the light enemy resistanceon Pyle twice narrowly
Aeronautics conveys his congratu ,. The award was made by tutions of higher learning, and the island to which they had escaped death while coy
to all personnel whose ef Vice Admiral J. S. McCain in the state institutional buildings and been assigned, a state of normalcy ering the European bat.
elations have contributed to this name of the President o! the United the authorization of the use of the prevailed again. The evening chow tlefronts and
increase in A it R States. surplus income tax revenue to off- consisting of spaghetti and meat- only a
production.D. "A Gold Stur In lieu of a second set this property tax balls was served without mishap. short while alto; trans.
C. RAMSEY Navy Cross' was awarded 2. Authorization to levy a two Polly, Gertie and Jocko were on ferred from the Army '}
Rear Admiral USN, Commodore Michael for his courageous cents per package tax on ciga their normal behavior. And in the and I UI'opealtheatre of
Chief of the Bureau of actions In the fare of a rettes. The money received from evening, after a boisterous com- operations to the Pacific
Aeronautics." near disaster which occurred at this tax is to be used for elemen- munity sing and a Western thrillei
to the
give American/
When the letter was received in the same time. A Jap bomb tary schools. movie which were held on the tank ; /
the Assembly and Repair Depart landed on his ship and set fire Eligible servicemen, members of deck, infantrymen, coast guardsmen people a picture of what ''-
ment, the A & R Officer, Capt. to her, but under Ills direction the Merchant Marine and certain and pets fell asleep with the the Navy was doing out
Cloukey,. expressed himself as fol- the fire was extinguished, einer- attached civilians will be permitted glowing satisfaction of having{: hada there.J .

Continued on Page Three Continued on Page Five Continued on Page Seven busy and successful invasion dnyl '

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 19 April, 1945

I Beloved Commander-In-Chief Laid To Rest At Hyde Park 11

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t 'J-o ;i ZI ;. : THURSDAY .1

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;, ,:.: \ At enactPresidential 1y 10 a.m. Sunday tho first gun of a;

Salute was fired as the body of President

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was laid to rest at

his Hyde Park, N. Y. estate. The great humanitarian <

and Commander-in-Chicf of the armed

forces passed away at Warm Springs, Ga., at 4:35

p.m. (EWT) Thursday.
$ Pursuant to an AINav, flags at this Station as

well as other Naval establishments were at half-

; mast Friday morning, and will remain so for a period

a. of 30 days. On Saturday afternoon at 1600
v \
*'a + t y'r Captain Robert J. White, senior chaplain, delivereda

brief eulogy of the President after an introduction

r 44tba by Chaplain) Sheridan W. Bell. A moment of '

silent prayer closed this five minute program ;

which went out .over loudspeakers on the Station. .a I
F --- Sunday at 1600 memorial services {
s owv (owL Chaplain White's were held in the Catholic, I
ru t x Protestant and Jewish chapels on j
Tribute To F.D.K. the Station.

lollnvtlitK. I li the tribute paid to Harry S. Truman was sworn in
Franklin JJiIano Roosevelt by Capt. as President early Thursday eve'j'j
Robert 1. Uhltr, senior Chaplain' on ning, a short time after the death
thin Matlon, daring a brief ceremony 1
of Mr Roosevelt had been
afternoon.It announced -
t 1600 Saturday

was a dark, cold, March Mr. Roosevelt. came to Warm
day in 1932; when I stood in I Springs March 30 to seek rest. 1
an icy drizzle awaiting the He had planned to remain another
week, return to Washington, spend
of President
first inauguration one day, and start again for a ,.
Koohevelt. Behind the cross-country trip to San Franciscoto
platform there loomed thei open the world security conference
i great capitol, surmounted by April l 25. '
the dome Grey clad caxleta from West '
huge symbolizingthe
I Point fired a volley of three :j
sturdy hopes of the young farewell salutes as the Cominan- ,
American nation. der-ln-Chief was laid to rest. Soldiers -
But below, in the Waiting Sailor! and Marines, who
had held American
flag or
crowds, there were already the casket folded it and handed
visible signs of the depression, It to .Mrs. ltoOf>enlt.
in shabby clothes, in whisperings I Services Sunday were brief. The
about the banks that had flag which Mrs. Roosevelt clutchedwas
been closed that morning, and I handed to Brig. Gen. Elliott
I Roosevelt, and the family filed out.
the harried looks which
revealed -
President and Mrs Truman,
haunting worries and Mrs. Roosevelt and Washington officials
fears of impending calamityand I left Hydo Falk by special
chaos.In train for Washington, a trifle more
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Commander-in-Chief i f" of the armed forces, passed the mysterious of than three hours after they bad
Ga. last Thursday afternoon. The above picture of the Chief ways arrived.
away at Warm Springs, God's providence, it was not
Executive was taken when he made an inspection tour of the Jacksonville Naval Air Sta- strange that the new President 1 sidering what could be doneto
I tion in 1941. Harry S. Truman, Vice-President, took the oath of office as President of should be a leader who head off war and to preserve -
the United States early Thursday evening, thus also becoming the Commander-in-Chief of could convince the American peace.
the armed forces. lie pledged himself to carry on the policies of the nation's departed people that the greatest thingto He loved peace. lie loved
leader and promised wholehearted and successful prosecution of the war "effort. fear was fear itself. And peace so dearly that he was

that the man who should lead willing to pay the price of
TRIBUTE TOF.D.R.FROM Speaker Rayburn PROTESTANT them from the valley of de- war for a stable peace for

MEMORIAL spair should be a man who America and for the world.
Had PremonitionOf himself, by his indomitable His daring far outstrippedother

L. STILLPASSFollowing SERVICESFollowing courage, had conquered the molding forces of plib-
fear and discouragement of lie opinion in leading the
I is the tribute paid to the Chief's DeathCall I* the tribute paid! to the dreaded infantile American people in the inev-
late Franklin IJelano Koosevelt by the late Franklin Delano Roosevelt by
thaplaim If* J. stlllpan at memorialaervlce it a seventh sense or what thaplain Sheridan VV. Bell la memorial ralysis. itable decision of war. His
held in the Jewikh chapel cerviee* it the relevant ChapelSunday
hunday aftf'rDooD. you will, but Speaker Sam Ray- afternoon Only those of us who were boldness in formulating: plans
burn apparently had a forebodingof privileged to be near him at seemed fantastic, until justi
We have gathered here this I. what was to come in the life of We have been plunged intoa times, had seen the dreaded' fied by the genius and indus
afternoon to pay final tribute the late President Roosevelt. Drew spiritual retrospect that will metal weight upon his I legs, try of our people. Our mighty
Pearson, in his Washington Merry-
to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Go-Round of Monday, tells the fol- have the most profound ef- and heard the lock of the leader is dead on the field of
President of these United lowing story. fect upon the life of the woild. brace close shut like the clang- honor in war. May God grant
CommanderinChiefof The shock of death is not ing of an iron door and immortalsoul.
States, "Harry Truman will be knownas seen eternal test to his
our armed forces, one of the man who didn't want to be new for people these days.It the gentle screen by friendsof .

the greatest men of our era, President. has just been the mountinglist a man who could not turn, I This mighty leader has left
Unassuming, modest, in love of friends and loved
of the noblest bene- ones nor stand walk
and nor
one a heritage to and me :'I
with his job as Senator from Mis- that sobers to the realiza- I you .
of mankind. It is es- us help of others.Of .
factors souri, Harry never wanted to be heritage spiritual, but prac-
tion of the tremendous cost
pecially fitting that we, as Vice President in the first place. the tidal conflict of emo- tical, which can be fashioned
Jews, honor his memory, for And after he was elected, he dreaded of this war. tion about his administration, to our own lives-indomitable

at a time when so many lead- might the happen thought to President that anything Roose Debts have mounted to inconceivable preferences, promises, per- courage in hardship, hatredfor

ers of nations were tramplingupon velt. Once, during the campaign, heights-beyond sonalities, and politicsweare injustice, and sympathyfor
our rights, depriving us he awoke in a cold sweat. lie had our greatest imaginings, but too close to appraise or the people. Lastly, a love
of our citizenship, even de- dreamed that Roosevelt had died these debts are nothing com- pass final judgment. Remembering for America, for which no
Continued on Page Seven Continued on Page seven pared with the costly, fabu- however, that the pen measure of sacrifice is too

What Allied Leaders Had To Say Upon lous that is waste what of war our does men., and But we, dulum human of'all history great movementsin "seek ex- down great,of even our lives.unto the laying

I if we were realistic, knew that tremes.
The Death Of Our Commander-In-Chief For that heritage, let us be
such a price would have to be But of this fact we may be
.. -- just, and let us be grateful.
In adjourning the House or commons paid to smash the Fascist certain-President Roosevelt
the day following the deathof said: spirit in the world. us the of Let us erect our monument-
gave emergents
President Roosevelt, Prime Min- I "The Soviet people highly valued yours and mine-this day-
ister Winston Churchill declared: President Roosevelt as a great or- We have given our very new era of justice and concern this hour-by a dedication in
"It }Is not fitting that we should ganizer of the struggles of free- best upon the altar of sacri- for the common man. unwavering and unrelenting
continue our work this day. I feel dom-loving nations against the fice. It cannot-it must not In the intervening years I devotion
the house will wish to rendera common enemy and as the leaderin with him. to our tasks-yours
that -be given in vain. We have was In the soberobservance
token of respect to the memoryof the cause of ensuring the secur- and mine-to achieve the goal
this great departed statesmanand ity of the whole world"Philippine heard many say over these of Armistice Dayat I for which he lived and died-
leader im- President Sergio Os- past years that one man was the Tomb of the Unknown
war by adjourning victory for America
mena, now resting at Ponte Vedra, Families have Soldier for peacej
mediately." I indispensable. ; a long day on the and justice for all ev-
following an operation at a Jack- men
VI said I quarreled -political factions battlefield of Gettysburg
What King George : sonville said ; erywhere.
hospital :
have become bitter over that again, at the dedication of the
"The Queen and I are deeply I "The Filipino people have lost a -r.-
grieved and shocked by the news 'great friend. My people and I word "indispensable". Well, National Naval Medical Cen- ChejeneVyo.. (CNSUnhappy ) -
of President Roosevelt's death. In fully share with the American peo- man is not indispensable. The etr; and lastly, in a long and Harry Harper has somethingto
him humanity has lost a great ple and all the liberty-loving peoples process of life-beyond our interesting conference in his moan about. He found a $20
figure and we have" lost a true and of the world their grief over control-does not permit man study with the leaders of the bill on the sidewalk, gave half to
honored friend. the death of a truly great presi- the Red Cross, spent the rest on
In a message to Mrs. Roosevelt, dent, the foremost champion of hu- to be indispensable. The veterans of all the Allied vic- himself, then went home and was
Premier Marshal Stalin of Russia man liberty and security" Continued On rare Seven I tories of the last war, con- arrested, The bill I was a phony.

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If you have a problem in eng[.
Jeeringchemlatry or magic take I They find Out Why 7'Mng Get' Mail QuicklyUncle
It to the Public Works Laboratory, i .-.1f'M."m

The lab located in Bldg. 451:: and Sam is doing: all he can

Under the direction of: O. M. Leon ?. to see that the mall reaches men
ard sanitary engineer is considered D v fnQ R C j in the far Pacific but operations

t the most complete of: Navy et have moved at a fast pace during
, control laboratories for sanitary h a wi n i recent months- ,Leyte Mindoro
engineering serving naval shore wQ Luzon, Palawan Cebu, Iwo Jima-
establishments in the southeast. I and now Okinawa. Therefore it U F
''it<< boasts complete laboratory facilities necessary that those in the states

for controlling and making who desire to send mail to the far
Analyses of the operations of: several Pacific observe certain restraints.The .
necessary and essential Util > Naval mail service there
ities on the Jacksonville Naval Air fore has suggested the following: ;
'Station and other outlying fields 1, Since newspaper will be
-in this area. Here at NAS these months old before they arrive In

utilities include four water plants & t : the Okinawa area, families
two sewage treatment plants, three : .should dip Item of news interest *
team generating plants, refrigeration and enclose hem In letter
plants, and water for air conditioning mail, rather than send a whole

"Such question a*, "Does thisfloor 2. If a man Is "guessed" to bIn ;
an Invasion area, hiM family
meet ?
: .
or "How much phosphate should J I, and friends .should wait for sometime

IM added to boiler #7?" or before sending any parcel
"'"'fI''''' having trouble with toomuch post, packaged. And If he In
known to be In the far Pacific,
chlorine In our Mater supply -
packages with food or perishables
could check it
: you on ? are
typical of those received dally n xy should not be sent at all. t .
t Fs More men are in the Pacific to ,
by the lah. To answer theM!'
' Ie queries, and to make the routine as day. More men who have been
,i analyses mentioned above, the' away from home for some time
laboratory maintain voluminous + si and are receiving more mail. Rec.
ords of the Fleet Post Office in
which. the casual
equipment gives '
a+ t a P t San Francisco, through which all
visitor the impression of a mystic -
Navy, Marine Corps and Coast
maze of glassware and grotesque -
assemblages. Rut to the ,.. Guard mail for the Pacific funnels,
; staff which utilizes all this k I show that first class mail increased .
I from 52,725OOQ pieces' In
equipment It In In understand-
able'oriler and sequence, like the t*Cc Ica September, 1944, to 73,050.000( ( ( t
J : pieces in January 1945. This
tool kit of a mw'panic,
quantity is expected to rise still '
1 One of the routine tests carried further. 4

out by the lab Is the daily swim and attached' to the Public Works The ,
J" I Busy with tents and analyses are the five enlisted men women mounting tempo of opera.
I mingpool analysis made On each of: Laboratory located In Bldg. 451. On the left are Margaret Coghlan 82e (In dungaree), and Winifred tions means that there are mora

\ These the nine swimming pools here Smith, 82('. At right are Rene nianco Me Margaret Llewellyn M2e, and Helen Sheet' S2('. Navy commands in the far Pacificto
pools are equipped with filters
handle the multitudinous blows
'J i which have a capacity sufficient A And R Praised For against the Japanese,.and to con-
to filter and treat the entire Suicide Tactics Are trol the
contents three times a day. : Jap II' Recent Accomplishments enemy territory being con.
quered. This in turn, means a
Alum Is added to form a mat on I Continues from Page 1 greater volume of official mall '
the filters and to remove color I lows: "Naturally, all personnelin The '
: Adm. Nimitz very that are
from the water. Chlorine and ammonia i By A & R, officers Civil Service I bringing U. S. forces closer to
gasses are added to and enlisted, are elated by this official
Japan are adding time and travel
., filtered water to form thej.( "For some months the Japanese have been employing recognition of rising production 1 difficulties to the mail service. 4'

These are chemical compounds aircraft on a gradually increasing scale in suicidal attacks from the department. I feel Friends and relatives of Navy men

which although harmless to man, upon our forces in the Western Pacific," it was announcedlast that the rank and file workers of I are urged not to burden that service g
are effective in completely destroy I week by Admiral Chester W. Nimitz commander-in- our shops and offices are to be I unnecessarily.
ing bacteria. Chlorimines ,
are keptIn commended and congratulated
the pools at all times to act as chief, U. S. Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas...... most of: all" I .- - /)

a sterlizlng agent to kill the bacteria "These aircraft," the announce- --- "It must not be overlooked thatA Notes From VJ'r.
as they enter the pools. The not have ". '
& R could possibly
ment said "weie Initially pilotedby ,
water Is also adjusted so that the ; achieved these results without
degree of alkalinity is as near as a group of pilots who were Jt1q.ou i; I greatly increased support from Red Cross '
possible to that of blood and tear known as the 'Kamikaze Corps'by : the Inspection and Survey, Supply I

liquor to prevent undue irritationto the Japanese The enemy has Public Works, Personnel, and '

the eyell.Another made much in his propaganda of m 1l{ Aviation Training Departments.We The first two of a series of concerts .
interesting control of this 'sure death sure hit' suicide Iri A it R are very grateful for were presented to the ladiesof
the station's water supply is the attempt the cooperation and support of the the Red Cross in the Chapel
which is simply an "
chemical balancing to prevent cor technique I W, E, Sargent. ACRM, of Detroit other departments last week As you know, these
rosion. Like other deep well water to crash planes on the decksof Mich., holds two distinctions 'pop concerts'' are given by Navy

supplies in the State of Florida, our ships. he's the only Chief: SargentIn I specialists and are worthy of any

the water here is quite hard and "The enemy has expended a the Navy and his carrier-based performances of the stage or radio. '
contains a considerable amount of large number of planes and personnel fighter squadron is the only squadron tJ i If you missed them, you certainly ,10/

hydrogen sulfide. Aeration removes I on missions of this nature officially credited with "shoot I tWll will want to come and hear the .,
the rotton egg odor of hydrogensulfide I with negligible effect on the con ing the bull." | others Friday, April 6, ChaplainS 1.:

and the water is softenedby 1 tinuing success of our opeiatlons.Some I 1 The "bull shooting" occurred ))f'('. 6, 1911_" a W Bell, baritone, accompanied "Il.
treatment through zeolite soft major units of the fleet have. during a carrier-based fighter II i tocracy of German' masters will by Paul Peltier, SpWlc( sang
eners. The water is then chlorinated I strike on Formosa. When the f
been' dan-aged tout no battleship he created. This aristocracy will "The Brown Bird Singing, "Smil-
to afford complete sterilization has been : score was tabulated the squadron I In' Thru" and "Always." Paul Pel
fast earlier or cruiser hate slaves assigned to It, t theseslaves .
and to prevent bacteria from sunk. Some smaller ships have was officially credited with Jap to he their property and I tier played numbers from the light ':

living in it. The treatment given been sunk, but in the great major planes shot down, enemy installations to consist! of landless, nonGerman operas and musical comedies plus.
the water as well as certain other ity of cases they have remained' destroyed" and "one black nationals"Darre, German some popular tunes including
chemical characteristics may in operation after being struck by Angus bull Minister of Agriculture. "Rum and Coca Cola"
cause the water to be corrosive and one of these suicide planes. This The 24-year-old chief's: Pacific .._..- On Tuesday, April 10( a moat
to dissolve iron from the pipes in reflects considerable credit on our tour of: duty was aboard an ESSEX splendid program was presentedby
which it is carried. Additional officers and men and also on the class carrier, flagship for Vice Admiral Commercials Tom Perkins ARMSc, accom.

.chemicals are added which develop designers and builders of our John S. McCain. Chief Sar Wanted-Automobile. HUM "or 3ft panied on the piano by Robert Kee,
chemical balances in the water, resulting ships. gent was in charge of radio and model (unUrl It. (j Jc> I., t. VhmittI SpWlc.( ) Perkins' bass voice U:
in the and inhibition radar for a I Kids. 611. than to .
prevention "Kffecthe: methods of meetingand gear Fighting Seven more equal any professional
of corrosion, destroying!: suicidal attack squadron of night fighters. I WAN TII; performance we have heard
The' prevention of Iron rust )w\e been developed and will "Jap suicide pilots were our biggest Tricycle for child two and one hall and Is beautifully suited to the following
particle in t the' water supply Is continue to be employed to In. headache" said the chief. And year' old I'rln... object, ('ontaet numbers, which he sang:

highly important in two widely crca.se the toll of Japanese aircraft although his carrier was never hit I Let W arrew a trained J'rrean.,hildrr.Kea U'. ,.r.r ear "Because" "All Day On the
Alh'f'rgl'nt operation. Involving shot down by our aircraft he tells of many close calls: lor your children when" yon with I too Prairie" "The Green Eyed Dragon
'"he uw of water It in readily and bj our antiaircraft guns. "Once' a Jap bomber broke ( out Fifty rent per hoar Telephone ," "Home On the Range" "Ev
obvious In the station' of antiaircraft :Mrt. Kodenhamer, 7-btl". Is Ladies to "
) laundry, through our outer screen ery Day Day Me.
"The 'suicide attack' and the so-
but a loss known function Is the the fire and headed straightfor roll Stl.K: "Into the Night" "None But the
called 'Kamikaze Corps' are
line of water to displace gasoline' of trapped in our Island. I thought sure Portable. rlreiitoiie Roamer radio Lonely Heart" "Miss K it t y
from underground tanks. Gasoline products an enemy he'd hit us, but onr AA got him romplel with, balteriea. .like new- O'Toole" "Captain Mac," '"Trees' ,
an Increasingly desperate situation. ftn: : *, I.. K. ('.,1., Tel S17 Bids Rob
being lighter than water Pushed back upon their own lnnt'rdefenst's just about 200( ( feet above our I 71*, R...... Jl''i. "On the Road To Mandalay. j
floats on top of the water. Corrosion the Japanese have re- night deck. The plane explodedinto ert Kee played "Fantastic Dance," '\
(control i an added Insurance sorted to fanatical methods which, a million pieces and littered W,\:\TMIHa by Schastokovltch. 1

against runt' l.artldt'8"Ing from a purely military standpoint the deck and the oeean. I ** rash. Mail for have 110.*'It i>"d or tire'It. automobile Tfl.- It U hoped that a repeat pro- .r.
carried from the water Into the are of doubtful value "Fortunately no one was injuredby 113U. II. II, Tomhn.on, NKtt, grant can be presented in the f
gas. "The 'Kamikaze. Corps' is the flying debris," continued the i ---- near future, no be mire not to 1.
Sewage treatment is another job apparently chief, "and the crew had a time U..TRr. mint It. A note of thanks must )
being used not only to attempt
requiring close check by the lab cutting the Nip plane into smaller ... and white Springer Spaniel g f) to Chief Commissary Steward i
to damage our ships but Aa.wrra t. lamr .( link<>. II.. atid-
oratory. Spent water supply sew also to stir the lagging spirits of bits for souvenirs. ded brown rollar. Notify Mra. Hout- Charles Abraham for providing
age and industrial wastes must be Sargent's carrier was in the fast well SKIJ (.I BUd. II 'f.. d. delicious sandwiches and hot
purified before being dischargedinto these the Japanese'sure death people., ,sure hit'Although pilotsare carrier task force that raided Okinawa Telephone 1..n'lIIe t.(Nil*, coffee for the unit. A good ..

the river. At present con reported to be volunteers, Formosa and the China LOST luncheon really keeps the work '

struction changes are being madeon many have very willingly become coast late in 44 and early in '45. ('hild'i br.w. stroller U NAs: h...,.. going strongly during the after ,
the sewage treatment plants to survivors of 'suicide missions and They covered operations in the !Is( prajerl. Without handle. ., tray, noon. '
provide for a higher degree of are now prisoners of war. Philippines and were in the Battle Retort U IJSt A, lla.rrk St. With all the informality and

treatment as a result of investigations "The claims for the accomplishments for Lingayen Gulf. FOB /8tl.K: good times you have heard about .;
and tests made by the lab. enemy of 'suicide swim "But we left too soon" Sargent m. Chevrolet f..pe. '*S5. f..r good you're probably wondering about i
These in.'g'ht. tirea. examples are a mere and sui. bemoaned. "Three days after our r..ai.R rendition MI work
Into the work done theatory. mers, human torpedoes ,ie.t. J. H. Hammond. ph..e 27590.f'.r.itsr. much faster: in cheerful >
( by ride speed boats' hardly need com squadron left the carrier our ship for fire room hawse, two goes a '
An activity with ment. In the majority of such launched' an attack against edroma. 47S7 riiewood Ko.d. friendly atmosphere T Don't you
talents all it asks is that attacks up to this date these per Tokyo." get more accomplished when It'. '
you state your problem. It can sonnel have failed completely in The size of the fleet' in Vie Pacific Reserve for seven years four yearsof really fun to work? More people .
be solved whether it pertains to their missions but have been successful made a lasting Impression which have been spent on active are Joining all the time. Mor6 "
engineering chemistry or magic. in committing suicide on the thief. "Von never saw duty As a PET radio-gunner he work U done and the results are
.. -.ajjLl- in life flew from New splendid.The t ,
"The 'suicide technique is con Mich a fleet your com neutrality patrols '
Hannibal Mo. (CNti)-A motor tinuing at the present time. Although mented the chief "They can't foundland and Greenland convoy women of the Red Crow .t
1st knocked down a pedestrian it is always considered and possibly' stop "". Of course!, patrols from Iceland and anti-sub Unit working In the Chapel wish 'f'
picked him up dusted him off and prepared for as a factor in estimating Tokyo KOMI' sinks It every day patrols off South America and the to expretw their sincere thank '

drove him home. Then the driver. the enemy's capabilities it In her broadcast, but we know West Indies. and appreciation to Senior Chap: "' 1
charged his victim 50 cents for the cannot prevent our continuing success dIUt'rf'nt-tlhe gives u* a laugh." His new assignment In the states lain K. J. White for his interest ,1
ride. in the war In the Pacific." Sargent has been In the Naval U to Glenview Illinois. and cooperation; oilw

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the Naval Air Technical Training Center the Headquarter
c>f the Natal Air Operational Training Command. Naval Investment' \ '
Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs, Naval AuxllInry -
1 Air Station Cecil Field, the Naval Air Gunnen' School By fillKEB :5. 1MBUIE! It. (jg) ('h C, USXR .J
V the U. S. Natal Hospital the Naval Auxiliary Air Station S'AAS, MunUtpal No. t. Jacksonville, Flu.Three .
n Municipal: No. 1, and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station seamen reported aboard their new station I

MnypoiU looked around and all spoke at once. One complained .

i Captain Heibeit E. Regan.' t'SN "\\hat a place... The nen-ond asked "M'hat's

Commanding Officer my joh ?" The third yawned, "llo-hum.." lvt It
Jacksonville Naval Air Station month later they were heard from again. The first

Tome and me In the brig." The
said, see second
Captain Joseph B. USNR
Commanding IJ'm r .Mild 1'm getting; my rating." The other yawned,
Naval Air Technical Training Center ""llhum." Kath got from his station exactly what

Captain' John J. O'Mallev (MC). USN he put Into It trouble achievement bore
Commanding OfficerU. / do"' .
S. Naval Hospital / What a man gets out of life In the Hay of happU

ness and athletement IK dependent upon| what he 1 IK
Colonel Martin J. Kelleher USMC (Ret.)
Commanding Officer looking for and in proportion to him much he put

v Marine Barracks Into life Phillip Brooks once asked the question,

v "What doe it mean that one magi cannot go among '
Commander Edward E. Dolecek. L'SN
Commanding Officer any kind of m..n. however Iwt.e and low, without

Naval Air Gunnels' School $ getting happiness and good; while another man

; cannot go Into the midst of the noblest and sweetest
s0 Commander Frank T Coibln( USN i '
Commanding Officer company bringingout mlM'ry'and de.
:\,', Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Green Cove Sptlngs 'fi spair and sin ?" In the! cane of two disciple* of

Commander Michael P."Ba .,ano'lch. USN Jesus, John and Judas, they met the, same opposi..
Commanding Officer }; lion they lived in the name environment they canny
r Naval Au>.lllaiy Air Station Cecil Field This, is not Lambi -Pit''!" of the name race, they ale the same food they

r Commander Salem A. Van Every, Jr. followed. the same. Master. Yet, from hit life, John .,
Commanding Officer! gained greater conviction of the goodness of (051!
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Municipal No. 1 while Judas gained black dreams and despair Hut

e' Commander M. P. Mei i Itt. USNR:-; why this difference ? Obviously It was because of
\ Commanding Officer\ what t'llt'ha'4' seeking and what each WHS willing
1 Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Mal port Q 0 0 f4) 00 to put into lice'

Lieut Col. \\llllam T. Evans USMC (Ret.) One translation the words/ of Jesus In tiiSermon \

t' Commanding Officer : on the Mount, reads, ""'Ith jour measure' '\ :
Marine Aviation DetachmentI will It he measured to )'ou." Thus, we find that .,1

I I JAX AIR NEWS lecelves Camp Newspaper' Service Mainside Movie Schedule those who give "Minting, of themselves receive little
;, material. Republication of credited b matter, prohibited in rt'llIrll.hll... those who s|tend<<1 themselves In significant .
without permission ol CIsS. \Wr 205 E. Today"BISCUIT EATER," Billy JA'(>. The story of a faithful reward.For .
$ living gain
42nd St.. N. Y. C.
dog( and a young boy Kepeat of a fine picture.l'riday instance, look at marriage. Here Is an UII.|
-"MHANGE: ILJ.U810Xa1: \)' t1l'rll.llIflll'r:\ : Is the to achieve
y pert uniIy given happiness, dependent
plot with\ a dream acting as a means to push the search for evidence
: how much each of the .
upon two persons will contribute
The jr Chief/ (Is Dead and to eventual solving of the case. I to that union If one in selfish and plates
-aturtla--lIU'l' MY JIGIOI'TII Joe t:. 1800) show'
: : Brown. his own happiness above that of the other, no happy "1
Our Commander-in-Chief through three onl '.
exist.Or ,
marriage can
:Sunday-1)IAMONl: ) 1IKMIIOE: ," Betty CtruMf, hick! 1111) "' ..". look t .., ashen sassily ;1
f four months and five days of total \varFranklin .hl" it man enter* a I
years, I A medical student decides he wauls to Itecome a song and dance man rhurih with a kinii(, MtnifiUrrnt unrontern, he usually ',,1
1). Hoo-\enlt-is:\ dead. HUe his father at Billy; Hose's, Diamond Horseshoe lie meets its !star rams. aaay IIII| helped Hut nulhrr who enter. .in are !J
r erenl altitude, prepared III .,,1,1. humbly .. "inl ,
The feeling of personal Io sshich has I Betty Grahle, who, with\ others In the (.a..t. persuade him to return to deeper. tails cannot nil la gain mush ( i iOr
: Mhool.' Then _ensuing complication are eventually! Ironed out and In the realm i.I (CUP, friendship| there U need of a ,d
touched the hearts of every one of us is tre the two are happily, married In the end. onerous, Kiting tpiril. I There are nine people whoaegrind.
ire .like. a mom mirrniinded by mirrnr. emery mm toyie
mt'ndous-it is as though a member of ourown Mondaj: -"ENCHANTED COTTAGE," Robert Young. The} tory ( ) turn the) ere oiilv theinelles. Hut other .Came
revolve around a rt'tllrllingIr hero who goes to a small :\: 't'1'11"- niimU like. ii room with windows through hl,'h Ihe) run j
immediate family had passed I 'C.. Ike nerds IIf llh.llrrlt.mlnd.. lorei h..rJIl1.
away. land town to rehabilitate t himself" I mill finds unev:|IW4'1 led romance with mire
hurl Into niillilnc from Mlurh I* build a real ,
"' Few of even the greatest Leaders in all I a plain little school teacher. lor" with them, hI..'. Iniutphrre quirk])' l>..l.'frl..doh'I"|. i
t Tuesday'-"CHINA :SKY," Randolph Scott Fallen; Drew. Loialed it Mil II,, ulullinekii at krlf-inlere. "
history have been able to inspire the feelingof in a remote Chinese village Is this storj' of American doctor, his, Hut In a nun'i work, the principle Itr "n. Inteklmrnl y
I nu return" l II pica more furrihly' hrimtht home, 'II I helimtrr '
personal loyalty and comradeship that female assistant who Is also a doctor, and his jealous wife. During I Hie duuillrr the bnrk.p...ker seldom ..nJu,. thIrinl ..
incessant Jap air raids they work together to relieve the suffering. of I t. l,1 aitmlir'ant living. For 'happiness U not a noel
p Franklin D. Roosevelt:\ has inspired in the the Chinese people while the wife, who resents" elng there, Is a constant. In, .ilnell it it a lM-pr<.iiliiit tthlrh romp lu him who in.meats ..
himself mid nil hr. ihiUllt-i In the ttolng .f the lank
hearts and minds of the American people i disruptive furf'Ihe: is killed while trying to bribe tlic Jape during. the I liven him

and the people of more than half the world. | conflict and turmoil, and the two doctors continue the great task cutout ..,..ntll.II,, a nii" find i what he l I. Icx.klni fur inlife ;
I sad he limit it In proportion la the Intektmrnt' hemake
Many have tried to explain the qualities for them., I In attain, U, ,\I.I .." t%" find enwuh people whit
\dn""lla-'O\\'f1t; OF THE \\ III TJ.lt.; Kit hard Dix. Another I are lookin for the finer thing in life, aa Jetii. illd. and
which set this man apart from his fellowmen in the series! of The'hi..tl'r! stories which promises to heentertaining. mouth ttha| Hill tare' of thenmrlte tu arhiete Ihnne hints,

and stamped hint a leader. Few have :."" rent hand.. did, turn the KlnnOom of d..d will he trr) neart

succeeded. ,
have wished for a parade of zebras - --:

Maybe it was his flair for the dramatic : :, elephants, or even just plain homes

The way he wore his navy cape .-the ': to come down a certain load Three

f cocky angle of his long cigarette holder I I bus loads of the gals in blue were
en route to a dance for set'vice personnel -
his infectious smile the way he waved
when suddenly theieas
( "hello" the warmth and sincerity of his VEST mytetious thumping on the starboard a

] voice the way he said "my friends". i Sao i of one bus which definitelywas Yrtestsnt ('hshrli Muslin humid and Hlrnilnilmm Av.

Maybe it was his fighting spirit : his challenge y not in proper,tempo for the 0730-: Holy Communion, conducted by Chaplain J, D.
singing of "Anchors Aweigh." It Skinner
that "we have nothing to fear but I I / I didn't take a chief mech to discover 0-* )---BtlK Set'vice I II!

fear itself" his insistence on "quaranlin1ing I If 1 the tire was as flat aa a I Ir 0'1:11): -Chdpl NA'l"1'C ln Seth 1.:. W.heChaplain Davidson Jr., preaching m

f f the aggrexsois" even during the era of r Monday morning leveille. The I E.1', Andiewn. pieathlni j
gitls swatted mosquitos, sighed ati Wheie tues Our Liberty Land:""
> his the effectsof (WtO. 11
appeasement victory over -Sundav School for chlldien. Small Chapel) '
Wanderings round the station: i the moon and peered down the lliituUU. S. Naval Hospital gersk-c
his dreaded affliction.
own I load hopefully. Every: car Chaplain i Daniel'
One theory is that the drouth is stopped, U Cuir pleaching !
it t the of and free rides 1o( 1045.npi: Divine
i Maybe was feeling oneness weall bringing them In nearer the liver, were offered to'' Ch.ipli.ln S.1', Service ,
J had with him : the way he would laugh I and another is naturally that it'sa piactUally every point In Florida, "He Whom Bell a Dream piemhlnic Hath PokneMfd." "

i heartily at a good joke the way his eye I kind of hangover from Easter, but no car made can hold 40 passengers 1HIII.-ChIIIlIlHn' SHem-e Service Small Chapel),
Moist outstandingly otlg- Seivlre-S. M. C. L,.-Bible Sludv.
would moisten as he stood with his hat over but whatever the lesson animalsdo inal olfer came from two sailors ('IItI..Ill' ('hsprlt' ': M...tin K.nd and Hirnnnhiim A.e.... ;
to be about the station re l 08'x0M .
seem a m
f his heart when the Hag passed by the Gently One night a half grown astiide a motorcycle (wouldn'tyou ( .iO--MdHH.WtOMusn..

'( way we knew his prayers were with each rabbit was observed on the Waves' know !it would be sailors? !II (1100--Mam.
1 soldier, sailor and Ma line going into combat ''softball diamond near Enterprise, i I mates figured out the problem 1700--MUSK
the (1 literally leaping about in the moon in a jiffy with the simple solution (hrUlmii sriente ,Sertlrct MH.(|* Ud and. 81.1..10.11I.
against:\ of
enemy.Certainly to
j at play with two offeilng take the gals Atenue.
light apparently
it at least his ideals aboard. at time 1100( ( --Small chapel,
was partly : | one a and charge
cats. The cats seemed' to be a )..
(ier llay o.inlni' Mii.ll' 1t".U. ....
and down the Chapel, earner C
his continual sponsorship; of the little fellow'' little dubious about the whole I up highway until all I itirmitotham

his eternal friendliness to the underdog. thing 'Tis said a 'possum now 40 had been deposited at the dance! I OO--Mul\1al! nirelhigVmdnesday).
4 i i Before the waiting had made the Jewish l 1t..111 lo... ;' emirsad Fellowship lfo.rI.
\ and above all his grand objective of peace lives in the cove near the small ; stranded ones desperate enoughto I *'il I pier below "The Anchorage" area, { I Alllln.ldl',
and justice on earth and good will take this spackling offer a Jax '
among and rumor has also come of a Tuesday, liW-niO-Chapliiln: : : Office NATTC.
all men and nations. baby wildcat glimpsed in the open I bus came chuffing down to the I TueK KacS'luv.: ITUO-lb.iO-ChiipUln'i: Office Yellow Wwter

Maybe it was these things, maybe it was field across from the new recreation ,I rescue fun, The into Waxes less time had for to being packmote Flint 'JhuituMy of each month 1700-1&W.: ChapUIn'* Olflee. -
building on Gilhs. What with Oieen Cove Springs
something far greater. In any event a the wolves already aboardhumm, an hour late, but agreed that a Second 'Ihundav of each month 16so: -iat0 O Reading
destiny well beyond our limited powers of touch of adventure on a fine spring ,Ii I some zoo ('evening the dance Thud 1'huiad.o' of each month, ISOO-l&X) : ), Chapel, Ju
comprehension has seen fit to call him from I "Speaking of animals and "'such gave a specialflip Municipal No. 1.I .

his post. We have lost a great Commander.: the recent publicity lie received I even'! counting- the niosquitos' .

in.'hieC-the casualty lists of World War II must has e given ,..Fubar the Other
I Form
:Mal he ..laU I too tiopual to } Papers j
duck delusions of grandeur lie !
I are now headed by one of the most distinguished has been observed frequently- get In on the usual spring' galaxy .

names in world history. of lilac, jonquils and \ \ioletH but
late wandering back and forthIn Plans
ale already monument
Hut as in any military organization worth most free fashion.", No harm 1OIT no doubt ulxmt It (well, have based on the remarkable underway photograph showing a Ma-

its salt, the ranks must be closed-we must In that, "snrel, >'-but so free Is I golf course wandered or1 |lou..t that the chapel| lines planting Old Glory on Mount Suiabachl at
he la crossing", the various "streets' super lilliit'hlll'k Iwo Jima.
Many of those live to
march on, and someone must step, forward bet ceil Langley and Marines will not
that neither person nor teliUlegels see that
to take the fallen leader's place. President: more than a |perfunctory .Miistln latl'I"t', ) Mtlll get that fighting Monument And the other ,Mailnes tjll
theie In have
Pacific well they
Harry S. Truman has done so. Our enemies glance from his sho '.luilton t"' "II. ole spring feeling:, and that ole mole immediate needs than monuments., They
will receive respite. With an arrogant swish of hisbumptious magic of the moon II(ht would prefer to have
no you appieclationby
M trk" just as well "Mirnmndedh I express your
Hail the Chief tall he plods along at making sine that all the and equipmentthey
The Chief is dead to slow and be It at palms and ItiMMcii at It does weapons
steady pace, need for the
future Invasions will be like the
'-it intersect or at midua.v' the by lilac and tulips| .! Gosh", ain't Maiines thernoflves.
The well-known American romfftitive spirit! is hk5'k. t'a r he has been wltnesMHl it wonderful ? ? ? NAVORD always ready! Ga.

alive everywhere: one may look both in business I a.t v Irtor In challenging: a I FUZE BOX, Mllledgevllle,

and in social! life. Some people are better Hjiiipped I truck a passenger'' ('ar. and even Hitler MeaiU Crime KM !

to cope with competition, in their line than others' j at motor Mtxiter. "'shudder, 'j tendon (<'NS-The) name v' I ")t'. good to have millions and the things thatmillion
: With money and education. Then<1 of the war '' however against the-day Iw ar- Adolf Hitler heads one of live lit-ts
will bring with It ountlena oppoitunities' for tk<.M- finr right: <>f way ""h' a Jt.t'p! I of war criminals piepait-d toy the I tan buy but It's good, too, to check up once

who wish to start or compute an education or go On a fine apt tog evening not M i United Nations War Climes Commission. In a while and make sure you haven't I lost the thing

jnto. busim-wi.!! ; '* BAM Purcell), Okla. I long ago, a group (>f Waves might; ', jl' that millions ('lIo'tIllY.."



, 19 April, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

j Consideration To l Want A Picture? II

__, _______._.._.

Former PrisonersMen

WEEK Who Have ReturnedTo 1 l 1 1
a/the l
U. S. To Be AdvancedThe

War and Navy Departmentshave

announced that special consideration QUESTION: Major league

1 with respect to promo baseball has ,been the
e. tion will be given, with certain ex. : :i4jTJt
ceptions, to returned officer and green light for ,the 1945 season
1 mI enlisted personnel of the Army and Both {the;American and

Navy who, In the course of honor National' leagues opened the
able service, have fallen into the
I season Tuesday in full swing.
V hands of the enemy as prisonersof
war or who have escaped from How do you figure the pen

such custody or evaded capture.The nant winners this year? Will

purpose of special consideration the St. Louis Cardinals and

will be to provide opportu. the St. Louis Browns repeator x tt:3ujLrkJ 'uw

nity to attain the rank, grade or have you some other favorite \

rating which they would probably ,believe will win?
have attained, had they not been you Ai1
separated temporarily from normal
,active service. CPL. CHARLES B WOODS, I p pp

Upon return to the Jurisdictionof Northampton, Mass: :
their respective services, they I figure the Yankees will take
will be considered, if qualified, for the American league if: only from
Immediate promotion of one rank, force of habit. The Cards shouldbe
grade or rating, and for subsequent a good choice' for the National
Many of the officers in the United ,
promotion as soon as qualified league race.GEORGE, Y
thought they Navy would be today in uniform never Time in grade, position vacancy

Just a few years ago. Commissioned and billet requirements will be SCHRICKER, ART2C,
.. directly from civilian life, waived in their case. Officer personnel Indianapolis, Ind.:
they have brought into the Navy however, will not be advanced The Yanks in the American
f'I their respective skills to materially more than one grade at a league and the Cards in the Na
aid the service in its fight againstthe time. tional. Then it's a toss-up. I e '
Axis powers. favor the Yanks though, however

Not all the technical experts, staff of Commander Destroyer ,
however, are reserve officers. Like Squadrons on the flagship Roch
I it. Comdr. Theodore Lachman, as- ester. Made Chief Gunner (Radio PFC. BERNARD A. SOMMER,
Elstant production superintendentfor ) in July, 1923, he reported for Wentzvllle, Mo.: '
the accessories group at As. duty with the district communications I think the Browns and Cards
sembly and Repair, many are vet superintendent of the 5th are the probable winners. They've
eran Navy men who have come up Naval District the following practically their pennant-winning
fipm the ranks over a long periodof I month. teams again. Of course, baseballis z
years, acquiring technical know. The officer went back to sea very indefinite and there are 154
. ledge and know-how along the way again in June, 1925, on the USS games to play. Consequently some
through practical experience and Whitney, but because of illness he other team may surprise us. Here's our "pin-up" girl""for this week.- Don't you-think-she's y
naval training' schools.Lt. was sent to the hospital at Pen- a lovely bit of femininity Anyway, Mrs. J. J. Carroll of 1802 E.
Comdr. Lachman really sacola in March, 1926. After be- St. Jacksonville 6 1'lorida writes that husband took this
L. W. 8th "my
ing from the .,
know the Navy. On continuous discharged hospital,
Chicago Ill. picture about six weeks ago in Oriental Gardens. It is the daughterof
active duty for almost 37 he remained on temporary duty at :
years sailor and his wife but didn't their If could
I a we get name. you
am a Card fan and father
lie Pensacola until 1927 when my
has served of May,
on a score ships! ,
the in and find the hate a lovely
run picture parents we
your paper
and has held a number 'of important he joined the USS Vestal, chang. was-they are always a good bet.
5x7 picture we would like to send to them..re sure the parents
shore. ing his designation to Chief Radio a
posts on of this little lass would like the picture, and here Is their opportunityto
Born just outside the city of Electrician. In September, 1928, H. L. PRESLAR, SIc (ARM), it. '
Louisville, Ky, in 1891, his family he was sent to temporary duty under Fort Worth, Tex.: get ;
s moved to Ohio while he was still a instruction at the Naval Re- I believe that the St. Louis
child and he attended public search Laboratory, Bellevue, Ana- Browns will repeat this year, but N1 F o wi'
schools there. At the age of 17 costia, D. C., for a course in I'm doubtful about the Cards. Who
he enlisted at Cleveland and was communication engineering. From will play in the World Series other
sent to Newport, R. I., for boot there he went to the USS Detroit, than the Browns is a toss-up.
training. Four months later he and after two years he was trans

went aboard the USS Indiana as ferred to the USS Omaha. He ELDON H. II E N R Y, Sic III
an ordinary seaman. He was advanced left her in September, 1931, to (ARM), Oklahoma City, Okla.: i' I
to able-bodied seaman In''I report at the Navy's highpoweredradio Although the Cardinals, as all
March, 1909! and in September of station at Annapolis. In other teams, have lost some of
that ;year was transferred to electrical March, 1934, he went to Newport their driving power to the armed
school at the New York News, Va., to help in the commissioning forces, I believe they are the coming 1 .
Navy Yard. Upon graduation on and the titling out of the champions. +r

26 April, 1910, he was rated an aircraft carrier Ranger He stayedon

electrician third class. On 12 May, her until November, 1936, when JOHN W. CAUSE, ARM3C,
1910, he was ordered to the Pen- he reported to the Naval Training Lane, S. C.:
aacola Naval Station and assignedto Station, Norfolk, Va., as officer in The Cardinals favorites
the radio station there. charge of Group 2 Service Schools. my
-maybe because last
they won
The youth was promoted in Duty as air group radio and
:April, 1911, to electrician second communication officer aboard season. By Sgt. II. K. King '
Does it work? You het it does. I
class, and on 11 September was the carrier Enterprise came next TRIBUTE: No greater tribute
W V. WHITNEY S2c Durham
transferred to the Norfolk Navy In December, 1)38.! He was know. i
N C. could be offered to Franklin Roosevelt
Yard. A month later he boardedthe aboard her when the Japs struckat CON GRATS: To LeadingChief ,I
USS Montgomery, a torpedo I'earl Harbor and he participated I think the St. Louis Cardinalswill than that which is felt in the Harry Aim who has been '\
experimental ship. While serving In strikes on the Gilbert play in the World Series, but hearts of all real Americans. It the happiest man in the squadron -
boosted to first and Marshall Islands on raids not the Browns. They had a bit for the of
on her he was is a mute tribute; one that cannotbe past couple weeks.
class, in April, 1912. Remaining against \\' anti Marcus, and of luck last year, but I don't.think Reason Harry's best girl, his
aboard until the expiration of his was at "Shangri-La" during lit will last this year put In words written or spoken wife, has been down from Wash

minority enlistment the following Jen. Jimmy Doollttie's attack on and it is that kind of tribute that ington. To Staff Sgt. Cave who
month, Lachman immediately re- Tokyo. HENRY E. DWYER, S2c, Baltimore we, the personnel of the Marine joined the ranks of the "happy
enlisted and was sent to the de- Returning to the States In May, :Md.: Fighter Operational Training Unit, hubbies" last month.OBSERVATIONS .
stroyer Ammen. A year later he 1942, Lachman proceeded to Great I think the Browns will repeatin offer to the greatest man of our The the
reported to the 5th Naval Districtfor Lakes, Ill, where he received a the American league and Pittsburgh generation. A vote of confidence : way
assignment to duty at the radio promotion to lieutenant on 15 June will win the National although must be given to our new com- chief's stripe sleeve.is I made on thatWAVE's
station at Beaufort, North Caro- 1942. Reporting- to the Naval the Cards are favored. mander-in-chief, Harry S. Truman.We thought girls
were good at needle Work. The
lina. There he stayed until No- Training Center, Farragut, Idaho, feel sure that Mr. Roosevelt'slabors
vember, 1914, when his rating was on 19 August he helped activatethis JOE COMMATROVICH, Sic, will not have been wasted. way "Mike" Keravich's chest
base and remained its first Salem Mass. grows as the blessed event draws
changed to electrician for radio, as : REPLY OF THE WEEK: An
first class, and he was transferredto communication officer. On 14 November ,The Yanks are a pretty good bet outfit nearer. The roar of the speakersin
officer in approached a
Pensacola, now a naval air sta- he was ordered to CQTUat every year, and I think they'll win first class who had just 114. Does anybody ever understand .
tion. Glenview, 111, remaining until this year, too. private what they say? The sum
out of washroom, with his
In May, 1916, he joined the USS 12 June 1943 when he reportedto come mer dresses on local femmes seem
Amphitrite at New Orleans, and a NAS Jacksonville as radio repair R. L. SWANINGER, AMM3C, sleeves rolled up and told him to to do a great deal of accentuating
his sleeves. "What
month later at New London, Conn., officer at A & R. Two months Lansing, Mich.: roll down the positive. The never-ending
he transferred to the USS Wyoming later he was named radar and I think the Yanks will take the you have" them up for in the first :, stream of automobiles leaving the
for duty with the CinC radio radio division officer. He was American league and the Cards place ? he asked. "To wash my station at night. The flag at half
staff. This assignment lasted until promoted to his present rank of should repeat in the National hands," replied the boy. The off! mast; another mute tribute.
June, 1916, when he switched to lieutenant commander on 1 April league, cer, who was of the quick thinking I -
the USS Alabama In rapid succession 1944, and he assumed his present variety, snapped back "So you '
thereafter he served on job| on 15 January of this year. R. R. roll up your sleeves to wash your : Cmdr. Michael Wins
the USS Louisiana, the USS Min Lt. (omdr, Lachman is the MCGREGOR, AMM2c, hands, but you leave your watchon. Three Decorations ,:
nesota, and the USS Connecticut, holder of the Presidential Unit Memphis, Tenn.: ." '"But sir," replied the underdog ,
The Yanks would be bet. I For Gallant Deeds
the flagship of Commander Battle Citation with star for his sen- my "the watch is waterproof but
ship Division 0. On 1 October, Ice on board the Enterprise, the don't think the Browns will figureIn this shirt isn't!'" Continued From Page One

1916, he was promoted to chief Navy Expeditionary: l.'orce and this year, INTRIGUE: The maneuvers of gency repairs were made to the
electrician for radio. World War I Medal with ".\t. those persons stocking up on ciga- gasoline system and the flight
Lachnmn then went to the! lantic Fleet" clasp, National Defense VINCENT F. CASCIO, Sic, Baltimore rettes despite the two package rule deck, and' the ship was restoredto
USS Nebraska In May, ]917, with star (pre-Pearl liar. Md.: are Interesting to observe.' One combat status almost imme .
where he took the examinations bor), the Pacific Area ribbon I believe the Yanks will take the Marine I noticed the other day had diately."Admiral.
for warrant rank. On 2 July, with four stars the American American league pennant. They the best system of all. Instead of W F. Halsey presented
1917, lie was appointed Gunner Defense Area ribbon, and the have everything but hitting power, going through the line and then the Legion of Merit to Commodore
(Radio). The Nebraska, meanwhile Good Conduct Medal. but most teams are so handi going back as the rest of us do, Michael in behalf of the I
was engaged/ in convoy Married on 4 February 1915 to capped. I'll pick the Cardinals for this boy, who would have been a President, for his exceptionally
duty In the Atlantic. the; former Bessebel'' Waggener of the National league. natural for ,espionage, had ,a system ; meritorious services as commanding .
Back' to the New York Navy Warrington, Fla., Lt. Comdr. and '-it- ,to,end,all systems: He would officer of the carrier while on
! Yard he went on 26 January, 1918, :VIrd. Lachman make their home New York (CN&)-An unidentified fall in, line and stay in position a mission which resulted in the t
. In Connection with the commissioning here at 3575 Park ,Street.' Their man sauntered nonchalantly until he was about half through, successful withdrawal, through
/ and fitting out of the USS only child, Richard W., Is a staff down Eighth Avenue, slugging pedestrians then ,he'd ask the person in backof 1,000 miles 'of enemy waters of
New Mexico He became a mem., sergeant In the Army Airways right and left After him to hold his place and dash two damaged ships. }
her of her crew, remaining until Communication Squadron in the I he had felled a dozen with his l1am.I back to the end again. As soon "According to the citation, 'by '.
, July when he was ordered to the : ETO. like fists, the police collared him. as his original position was almostto skillful handling of his ship, under .
, USS Mississippi, also engaged in The officer's chief hobby is "I'm just mean," he explained. ; the window he would ask the enemy attack and the threat 'J'
convoy work. Next he reportedfor stamp collecting, although he' has in back of him to hold his of surface and submarine attack J
Indoors he spend as much time he'd like person ,
other interests. as
duty with the Navy Department many ,
and to the first ,,,4
in Washington in April 1919, also likes reading and tinkeringwith I at these sports. After the war is place again go up thus permitting, the rapid launching i
leaving there in March 1921, for radios. Golf, swimming, hik. :won he hopes to retire somewherein position. After purchasing the, and recovery of aircraft to
duty with ,Commander ;Destroyer ng,, and hunting are his favorite Florida, and spend the rest of cigarettes he'd go to the' back of meet all enemy air'attacks, he'con..
Flotilla 5 on the flagships Dixie forms' of outdoor recreation, but so his life fishing, working' on his the: line and when>his second position tributed greatly to the 'succeSsful ,.RI I
and Bridgeport. Transferred againin much 'of his'life has been spent at stamps, playing, and reading bookson was almost to the window' he withdrawal of the damaged shipsto ,
December, 1922, he joined the sea that he hasn't been able to travel. VI'ould-and so forth ad Infinitum. a saft port.: I ;

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Page SiX JAX AIR NEWS 19 April, 1945

PLAY BALL! Fliers Vs. Camp Blanding 4

Sunday At Mason i Field; t, ,

I Don Carter To Pitch

The Navy vs. the Army-NAS Fliers va. Camp Blandmg-is adtfh"i

vertised as the baseball bill for Mason Field at 1430 Sunday V/J

e When Charley Gehringer's Fliers lock horns with the slugging

doughboys from Camp Blanding it'll be the first head-on clash betweenthe

t. M two teams rated as the leading contenders for the Victory league

,'''' championship.Don Carter is the Station's pitching nominee for the Sunday

skirlo sn.
w.' Camp Blanding and NAS pulledthe

cork out of the 1945 season Schedule For

last Sunday at the Jacksonville .

Municipal Park in an Jnaugural

Victory league doubleheader. Col. Victory LoopIs
E. C, Rose, Camp Blanding C. O.,
pitched the first ball and Lieut.

Comdr. Lawrence E. Haskell, Station AnnouncedThe
Physical Training & Welfare

officer, was behind the plate to
Victory league will play a
latch itPaced. split schedule, with the first half

by Hal Wagner former of the season ending June 27 (The

Boston Red Sox catcher, the Camp Station Fliers will play rival army
:' Here's the way Mason Field' looks on baseball's opening day. The inaugural scene was taken last Blanding soldiers marched aroundthe and navy clubs in addition to

II.k year and It was duplicated yesterday when the All-Station Fliers launched the diamond season against bases tirelessly and piled upa league games.)

I Camp Blending In the first home game of 1915. 15-0 win over NAAS Mayport. Here's th Fliers' Victory loop

The Fliers made their debut in slate:
.. .. Sunday, 22 April-Camp Blanding at
"" and were

Ii; ;: Porl.r :;' 'li! VPB Captures leading the second tne game strong Jacksonville they Sunday NAS., 29 April-Chason's Dairy et .J

:. : ; Railroaders, 8 to 7, when the clock NAS,
struck six o'clock at the end of Tuesday, 1 May-NAS v., Gibbs ct Jax "

itt '-', :.TA"T ''' '' ilJ Admiral's eight innings of play. A Sunday Sunday 1'ark., 8 Ma>'-NAS' at Mn> poitertnesdaj ..
RU 1 law orders cessation of play' at 6 \\ ', 16 May-Ralli'cartel i at '
'I 1
1 ':
? I NAS. <
t It"f.'i << r itf'A; '". lf pm. and league rules provide that Wednesday, 23 May-NAS .t Camp ",
; ;'tH. ,:\ TrophyOfficers .'
JIII. liT".f ..... v,' r rtott:! Blanding ;
"" 'I .J1;o. :f1',. "" 1' 'j'J..'!;' V' 'of J 1945 Eyeopener Sunday, 27 May-Sia3'port at NAS, .J
I f "'' I Tuesday, 29 May-NAS v i. ( Alon'
VI '. p:1: "J ,. trl ... of VPB are flexing their Dairy at Jax park. ',"'
i ::.I;,:! .... .; ,' JAN >A<4
Sunday, 3 June-NASt.. Ralll'oll len
"; '" muscles in front of the mirror and < j
\\ .:, r';:,, {"; _,- ": -:71': I AB H O A ot Jax park. 'i
.. iJ ,I. .1.J r.), :l 'r.o": .. "-,' .".. ,:, ." j\ murmuring modestly, "Oh, it was MtCullough Anderson, Jb, 2b? 5 4 0 1 2 1 4 1 Sunday, 10 June-NAS M. Camp Bland- ''-i
ing at Jax ]
Bernard Kahn Y3c McConnell), ,1l: 6 0Hopkins !
By nothing at all. c \\ednesday13 June--Glbbs at NAB *1

Hats off, with salaams, to Lieut. Comdr. Lawrence E. You see, the M'B officers yesterday \\octclaU,, Ih it : i 8 2 0 1 Sunday, 17 June-Chalon's at NAS. *
24 .
June-NAS Gibbs
Sunday at Jox
Haskell and his Physical Training-and Welfare'departments were officially proclaimed Lawson DeMan., ,cf s :4 4 1 3 0 3 0 3 park. ;'

for rigging up and equipping new recreational looms in ,the winners of the Admiral's Cup Clark it .1 1 1 0 CLjaiHM1MMM.- t

barracks. It's a whale of a project and deserves the thanksof athletic competition. The an- Carter Blttner, p p .1.1 0 1 0 1 0 1

all of us Navy "tenants" aboard the statiOn nual award will be made at the : 5 Volleyball
k Totals J4 12 24 10
first Inspection APR stands in
Even if the sound of hardening arteries and creaking bones over May.! AB H O A Teams Clash

at Mason Field were inaudible, we still would know that April, beau- VPB came through keen com- Jones 2b .1 0 4 1
tiful April, is here again for that annual return engagement. It's the petition in softball, touch football, McGee J. White, cf. 4 1 :0 l 0 1 0 0Worsham Five teams, survivors of league

s month when those "Who's going to win the big league pennants ?" basketball, bowling, volleyball and rt 4 0' 1 1 warfare, will scrap it out today
queries bob up, along with the summer crop of sandspurs. tennis with flying colors to cap- Gilbert, If a 3 2 0 through Saturday for the Station

Answering:.the pennant question is a sad chore-something like ture the CUD. The VPB musclemen McCrone Bauer, si, Ib :4:1 :2 3 6 2 0 1 volleyball crown.

giving junior me oaa news wnen scored 13 points in the com- A. White, 3b 1 :2 4 2 The quintet of teams Involved in
he wants the real lowdown the Price, c 4 0 4 1
,, on petition for the covered Admiral'strophy the
( Kane, p ,i 0 0 1 championship playoffs each
stork and the cash return
pixies ACE! Parsons, p .1 0 0 1 finished in front of their respective
value of empty hair tonic bottles. Operations pressed the winners "'
leagues. They are Operations of
't i We've been studying the analysis Lady Luck smiled on Wilbur hard and finished in second place Totals 34 12 :34 8 the Officers league, VPB of the

cf the big league analysts, who Brandenburg, AMM2c, the latest with 40.5. The No. 3 slot was won 'Batted tor Jones In 8th 30-40 Officers league, A & R of the
have, in their turn, been studyingthe Station golfer to drop the by VF-5, which wound up with Score by Innings: Major afternoon enlisted league,
I player line-ups in the National little white pellet in the can 38.5... MF-OTU landed fourth place VPB of the
Major morning en
: and American leagues. It is not with one shot.Brandenburg. with 33 while the other contestants Railroaders 010 000 201:520 30-7 01-8 listed league and Commissary cf

going too far to say that we discern aced the 160- trailed in this order: Supply Com- the Minor enlisted
I league.
I a unanimous difference of yard sixth hole at the Municipalcourse missary 11.5, NAOTC 7, VOVCS( ) (Called end 8th, 6 o'clock Sunday
opinion as to just what is going Sunday. lie used a No. 6, Administration 2 and Public closIng Runs,law.McConnell) The playoffs opened today with

e to take place in the big show durIng 8 iron. Works I, dall, Lawson, DeMars Hopkins:l, Clark 2, Jones Wod-, Operations meeting VPB for theofficers'

s this fourth wartime season A former pro at the Colum- ----'IBatter ---- Gilbert 4, McCrone, Bauer Errors, Mo title.
t- since Pearl Harbor. As a result, bus, O., Country Club, the sailor Cullough, Anderson, Gilbert, Price. In the enlisted men's scramble
Runs batted in,
the pennant races may be said to accredits his hole-in-one "to La\uon, DeMars McCullough 2, Clark, Woddall Worsham'2. for top laurels, A & R and VPB
be undecided at this writing just plain, ordinary luck." Accompanying Up! WAVE Bauer 3, A. White 3. Two base hits were to clash today. The winner

4, One group of experts go Brandenburg when -- rna Gilbert Wnririnll, A White. fiatrl 2, t DeMars trA hlf., ft Home**!. was to take on Commissary Fri-
around saying "Here's what is he scored his ace were Jack Clubs Stolen bases, "Jones. "Double"plays: Mc day at 1000 for the enlisted crown.
going to happen In the majors. Harvey, SpA)2c) Lt. W. W. Open PlayThey're Cullough, DeMars, Hopkins; Worsham The enlisted champs will if sue

Maybe." And on their heels another Knipp and Lt. (jg) Ted off-in the WAVES soft- to Hopkins McCrone, DeMars, McCullough and a challenge to the winners cf the .
; McCullough .
group of giiessperts say Lenczjk. ball race. ?J! baM, Jnx HAS 4t 4ttf1; \ : er Left* 6. officers playoffs for a "sudden ;'.
"Walt a minute 1 Here's what Ten teams stepped to the start- Hits, oft Carter 8 In 6 Inning <(
L Is really going to hapllf'n.lay! to tell you lucky, lucky ball fans ing line last week and opened play to one ((2 batter runs)In. Kane 7th.; 5 12 runs In ) ; Blttner station title Saturday morninf. c 1
toln2e pitched
S be. who's going to win the pennants.But &J '-
in the WAVES league. batter in 8th. 8 ; Paison ---
A recent consensus of baseball's enough of this pussy-foot Early returns gave A & R a 27.4 ? In 1 (n<> runs). Bases on balls, off
ing. Here's how they'll finish Carter 3; Kane 1. Struck out by Carter
r Jeremiahs indicates that the outcome win over NATTC; the Swatters 5.; Kane 5, Blttner 1 Hit Volleyball
by pitcher
1 of the pennant campaigns (Maybe?): gained a 6-5 verdict over "582" A by Kane (McDonnell; ), !Time of

1 depends upon craft boards and the National Lessee American Inline & R; the Swatters swatted NAT- game. 1. :55, umpires, Kelly and \\'11Jlamson -

induction of key players. As the Cardinals Tigers TC, 35-7; the Hospital blanked -----___ 0- Standings
Pirates Browns
t rosters stand now, the guessperts Giants Yankees M-l, 2-0; Synthetic pasted the Of- the Fliers and the Railroaders will
1 figure it's the Cards in the N. L. Cubs Indians ficers, 18-1; and "582" ,A & R shut have to finish the game at their
and the Browns in the A. L. But Reds Red t box out I & S, 2-0. next scheduled Standings u of Tuesday mOI'III/)1f I I-
1 Dodtteii Athletics meeting on 16 Major
Morning League
I that spirit of assurance is no way Braves White Sox Games are scheduled Monday, May.The tv ;

{ to approach a race in 1945. It's Phils Senators Tuesday and Wednesday after- Fliers! appeared m their \'I'D 9 1111 2 9 9V
unscientific. What the diamond Mi lory Lf'I&ueJacklon'llIe noons at 1800 at the diamond in home diamond against 8 ';\

game needs is not a new five-cents Naval Air Station' Fliers the WAVES area. a. the Jax Air News, l\la31)ort went to Marine Seaman 1"IRhtet Guard 6"II 2..1 ,11

1 admission ticket, but a new class ---- press jesterd )". Marine Barracks 3 T

t of experts. We refer to poll- Some day we're going to createa Station Volleyball In their initial engagement, the v Marine r's Galley 1 2 i

takers, those agencies that go little forecasting system all of Fliers blended power at the plate Personnel 1 9
around feeling the pulse of the people our own. And we'll guaranteethat Squad Plays Friday and a smooth double play combination
on election eves. Why not apply it'll set' a new standard for Sax Elliot's Station volleyball to lead the Railroaders. The Major a rue

i the same principle to baseball accuracy For we won't pick the slammers embattle Municipal No. Navy batsmiths sprayed Charlie A.('orsalrs" R. 9 1

?'L ,Then the proper and .digni- winners until September 30th. 1 at 1500 Friday in the Mainside Kane with 12 hits, including seven T-4 6 4
ueu uung 10 ao, as a licensed blows O&G 4
pollster Auditorium. The starting and five runs in the fat 6
would do it, would be to lineup fourth Parachute loft 4 6
for[ the Station officers is as follows inning. Charlie Woddail, Supply t 6 I
announce: Six Clubs Enter : Blanard Spearman, Henry former Atlanta Cracker outfielder, Dllpensary' a 8

"Correlation of data gathered Shuster, Orville Hitchcock, Ed Van exploded a home run bombshell Boathouse 0 Ji

convinces the American people Baseball LeagueFormation Bibber, Burleigh Jacobs and Welcome over the 355-foot leftfield fence Minor LeagueCommissary -
that unless a St. Louis victory occurs Shearer. F
in the major leagues, the Continued on Page SevenThey're ;
of an All-Station csu "'. .. ., ,f
Cards and the Browns will not

:: meet series. again in the 1945 world baseball NATTC clubs league and embracing four :Mainside two One And The SameThe Ships Seaman Dookt-FerrJes: Service Guard 3 6 3 6 ,

entries was completed and Photo Lab "f 1 ;!+
"However, in the event of a Monday .
1945 roster at Cecil Supply Chiefs 1So..JO r
victory by the Cards or Browns, plans calj for play to begin 1 May.Lt. commander and supply Field lists W. F. Slims as a lieutenant I'VI'S ct
) their lead in the is likely League
standings .
Charley Gehringer was elect- The 1940 roster at the
to be by aide margin, unless University of Georgia listed Billy Mims 9 (j
ed president of the league while as a varsity football and baseball star. VM S 4
the final result turns out to be
the executive committee is made They are one and the same. Supply. n 3 IOfficers'
close. In studying this prediction, 1IL
.t it should be remembered that a up of Lt. Jim Tatum and Lt. Rex in Dixie Lt. Co.mdr athletic< :Mlms, only 28 years old, is a well known figure t'\
circles. lie League"Opmtlon.
six to ten was an outstanding halfback for
per margin of Enright,
Georgia in the late 30's and .
1940 and he .
is allowable. centerfield and ;
I error I The entries in the slx-tcnm circuit -
captained the
Bulldogs' ball
club in his senior 6 4
You can't go wrong, just so you are MAD. (NATTC) and Alf Anderson year. Marine Fighters
allow for a margin of error. NATTC SpA)3c( ) who played shortstop for the Pittsburgh I SupplyBtambaiigh
and a quartet of Mainside Pirates of the National : :
t Until Dr. Gallup sne(' '(tI'f clubs, Marine Barracks, T-4, Ma- for the Station Fliers league and who is now performing Vr'.5 1 II
was one of Mims'
iirantland Ki:o as the ountry's rine Fighters and A & It. Lt Comdr.Mims teammates at Georgia. -'i-!:!
dean of sports expert, however, Games will be unfurled on Tues- this Station and NAS Navy in 1940, was assigned at Iowa (CNS-It's 4+

we'll have to get along a* best day and Thur ay, A split schedule ; USS Wright in the Banana 'River then served aboard the Bull a mall government in Stam-

., we can with the baseball' advkeavailable. I was adopted.: The first half last year. Pacific and reported to Cecil Field in September baugh?a ticket of housewives having tl

We are noprf'.Iarf'd of the season ends 5 July. failed to oust the ,rneacttline ';.,

5; mayor and council.: '



19, April, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven j
I _ _ _,

'I Rear Admiral Davison Tribute To F. D. R, Unit Citations Speaker Rayburn Jj'

Chief Of NAOT From L Stillpass Had Premonition '1j q

;1: Continued From Page One Continued from rage Two Given Four Men ,Of Chief's Death

cat and Wildcat fighter planes, stroying the very lives of our Continued from Page Two '<<

Avenger torpedo bomber, and the 'people, this man, in his offi- Eames Samuel Pilotte, Phlc, and he was called upon to assume ,

Liberator, Catalina, Mariner, Privateer cial role, stood up and stood Harry Collins Sparks, BMlc, Rob- his mantle.: Harry said he never
Spoitsdom has lost Its No. 1' fan. and Ventura patrol bomber firm for minority rights and ert Frederick Wood, BMlc and had such a terrible dream' before', "

': r Sports people in .general and Among other specialized 'Installations recognized and praised the Max Stevens Cornell, Y2c, were in all his life."Truman .

baseball fans in particular felt the operated by the NAOTCare Jews for their fine work in awarded Presidential Unit Cita- had arrived In SpeakerSam

I .)I tragic death of President Roose- night-fighter training units, at the war effort and in further- tions at ceremonies here Wednesday Rayburn's office) to discuss

velt deprived the athletic world the Naval Air Station, Vero Beach, ing the good of our country. morning. The presentationswere when that same the call awesome came ,to possibility hurry to L,.

of its best friend and warmest ad- and NAAS Kingsville, Texas; a With grieved hearts and in made by Captain Herbert E. the White House.
night torpedo training unit at Regan, commanding officer.
mirer. NAAS Kingsvllle, Texas; a fighter- deep humility we mourn his Pilotte received his awatd for "On Wednesday, the night before ,
All sports paid final respect to director schoo', at the Naval Air passing ; all of us who have "outstanding performance In com- Speaker Rayburn had had a' :
Franklin Delano Roosevelt with a Station, St. Simon's, Ga.; an all'bombers' bat during the seizure and occupa- premonition of things to come t
of true
the vision a democracyas
cessation of activity until after friends Rayburn said:
Dining with \
training unit, at the Na- tion of the Japanese-held atoll ol
his funeral. goal l all of us who are in for a ,,
'This great
val Air Station, Banana River; a our Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, 20 to 24 country I '
The opening game of the baseball Naval Air Navigation School at fervent in furthering the November 1943," while Sparks. tragedy, and I feel it's coming very )
season Monday between the Clinton, Okla.; and three Naval democratic ideals of our fore- Wood and Gorrell were rewardedfor soon. I don't think the Presidentwill h
New York Yankees and the Wash- Air Gunners' Schools Jack be with us much longer.'
at fathers know that ,we have action aboard the USS Bogue .
ington Senators was dedicated to sonville, Miami, and Purcell, Okla. "with her embarked planes and "Rayburn'a listeners were
the of the President who suffered great loss. The first
memory Also the CommandIs a escort vessels for outstanding shocked. When they asked the
operated by per-
went to bat for the game's continuance the Carrier Qualification Train- reaction of all to his death formance in combat from 20 April speaker for an explanation, he replied

\ in wartime.: ing Unit at Glenview, 111., near was to rebel, to wish that 1943 to 3 July 1944." : 1
Only last month Mr. Roosevelt," Chicago. This unit maintains two had been allotted Pilotte was a member of the 'Roosevelt's not, a well man.'
more years ,
referred to himself as the "na carriers converted from Great Second Marine Division (Rein- "Refusing to be more specific, he
tion's No. 1 baseball fan." Lakes steamers, on Lake Michi to ask why such a leader forced) which was awarded the turned his head away'-from the
Clark Griffith, 'president of the gan. I should have to die with the Unit Citation for action in the table for a moment and then said: ,
victorious conclusion of the Battle of Tarawa.American. 'I 'think I'll have a talk with
Washington Senators and a friend The cities near which NAOTC
of the late President, expressed the installations are located are Jacksonville war at last in sight. :!- Harry (Truman) tomorrow. He'sgot
sentiments of sportsdom when he Green Cove Springs, Mel- to be prepared to carry a tre-
At time like this Ski I{ ,
said "We've lost a warm personal bourne, Sanford, Daytona Beach, a our King mendous burden. He's got to get .
friend and a great champion of DeLand, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Torah bids us remember our himself ready for this.. j

.J baseball." Banana River, Lake City and Vero own great leader Moses. Com- Killed In Combat "Next afternoon, about three, 'g'
Griffith recalled that In FDR's Beach in Floi'idaSt.; Simon's, Ga.; ing before the cruel Pharaohhe even as Franklin Roosevelt was
his last hour of life Ray-
school days at Grotor and Harvard Beaufort, S. C.; Shawnee, Clinton, demanded that his peoplebe entering
he was "quite an athlete" in and Purcell In Oklahoma; Hutch- By Camp Ntwlp.pu Service burn called over to Truman's of- '

boxing, tennis, track, rowing and inson, Kansas; Kingsville, Texas, allowed to throw off the Washington, D. C.-One of) the lice in the Senate, said he wanted
baseball. and Glenview, Illinois. shackles of slavery, that theybe world's best athletes and finest to see the Vice President. Truman '
Rear Admiral Davison will make said he'd drop over) when the Senate
Griffith gave some light on Mr. permitted to worship God sportsmen died recently. Tech.
recessed. He had arrived
Roosevelt's baseball his residence aboard the Naval Air Sgt. Torger Tokle, America's jj
ability as a in the wilderness. The pe- to see Rayburn when word came '
. youth with a true story. Jim Far- Station. greatest ski jumper, was killed ,J
tition but alas
was-granted, from Steve Early that the event
of crack semi-pro -- leading his platoon during an at-
ley manager
11 had learned the which Truman so long dreaded .
club In the Hudson Valley league, Servicemen Given the people tack by the 10th Mountain Division ,
had challenged West Point's great slave psychology, and for across the Appenlnes. finally had transpired.

1915 nine, captained by Dwight G. Chance To BallotIn forty years in the desert, Tokle, Norwegian-born Idol of 'I

(Ike) Eisenhower Two Elections Moses had to endure hard- the ski trails, was a great per- Protestant ".,
Arriving at West Point with several former to the end. When the end Memorial Services
Continued from Page 1 ships because of their lack of
i' players missing, Farley was came he was leading his platoonof
f touted by a local fan to take on) to vote on the two tax measuresby vision. They bickered, they mountain troops to an Appenine Continued from Page Two

r a fellow by the name of Franklin absentee ballot under a spe- rebelled, they went after peak in one) of the most daring as- functions of nature destroy

Delano Roosevelt with the assurance cially adopted state procedure. The foreign gods, they were afraidof saults ever attempted in war. The that certainty. Man is used
r, 1 that "he'll play a good game postcard application (U S W B C the enemies, they longed for objective was won and Torger was
I for you." Form #1) will be accepted by the security of the insecure past. fighting off a counter-attack whenhe up. The body can live just so

; "Roosevelt went into the outfield state officials as an applicationfor Moses conducted them safely was cut down by shell frag- long, work just so much, and
1 and played well," Griffith added. a ballot and may be mailed at through all these trials and tribu- ments. He died in the snow cov- then it is consumed-returns

Last Thursday the Great Umpire any time. Ballots on the tax meas- lations, and gave them the Torah, ered mountains, the kind of coun- to the earth again. Man with-

r railed the final third strike on) ures voters will be 28 mailed to and prospective the the Law by which they might live try he loved. ereth, fadeth, as a flower. But
on April exe-
in comfort and
F.D.R. happiness-finally,
cuted ballot must be received by the Promised Land was in sight. The Pittsburgh Pirates have the; word of God endureth

BASEBALL The 1045: baseball teeson 16 June in order to be counted. At that very moment God told him swapped Vince DiMaggio, the well- forever I
Tuesday. In Initial games voters should Indicateon fed man to the Phillies for Al Ger-
) opened Prospective that his task was finished, that he Ah, that is indispensablethe -
homered twice
e Rust Derry at ) postcard application their desire must die with the vision of the hauser, a left-handed pitcher. Di-
Yanks beat the Red Sox. IH. Paul I spirit of man that is never
Derringer pitched the Cub to a 3-2 for a ballot in the special election. Promised Land from afar off With Maggio, who brings to the Phillies
win over the Cards; Brooklyn! whippedthe Postcard applications for state some of the slickest fielding and lost-the kindness-the love
the in view the
Fhtls, 8-2 the Browns Jelled Detroit goal people recognized -
; forkwork in the has been of all mankind-the
absentee ballot may be secured league, undying
7-1; Washington toppled the A's, the greatness, fine quali-
j 14-8; Chicago 8tJtedth Cleveland, 5-2; from Conulr. C. O. Holley, Sta- ties of their leader, and sad indeed persona non grata at Pittsburgh courage that brings hope, in
The Reds Pirates 7-6. tion Voting Officer, telephone since last July when he ate a $9
the of his but place of confidence
the Giants trimmedthe was day ) passing; despair,
In 10 dames and
; meal and to the
charged same club.
8807, building 40, dally betweenthe
Braves llThe total opening now they were commanded to sup- instead of fear freedom
hours of 0800 and 1630. "I was hungry, explained. ,
,' day attendance was 1)9,747 for eight port and to follow Joshua, the new Vincent
Inclement weather holding I slavery, victory over evil.
leader, into the Land flowing with
\ ciowds down.SWIMMINGAnn. I
milk and honey, the land of) "Should Organized Sports Be That is man's indispensable
Curtis San Fran- prom-
Fliers Vs. Camp Blanding Abolished" the
".,11 clsco aquatic ace won live events in ise. was subject of a capacity. Franklin Delano
the Women's National AAU Swimming Sunday At Mason Field recent discussion by Ame, ica's
Roosevelt lived out the indis-
a Meet at Chicago.RACINGHarold. Franklin Delano Roosevelt has Town Meeting of the Air After
E. Talbott replaced Continued from Page Six led us through the desert, througha the broadcast, 2,355 servicemenand pensable spirit of man that is

Herbert Bayard Swope who resigned, with Mac McConnell aboard to top long dark depression, he gave us civilians wrote to the Town our continued hope.
of the New York
us a
faith and when the black
I Racing Commission. President Truman the staggering attack in the courage Meeting moderator ex pressing Our great confidence is that
announced he will not lift the racing fourth. clouds of war gathered on the horizon their opinions) on the subject. Of
ban. and set forth the Four Free such an indispensable spirit
the servicemen 53 favored
Youthful Bill DeMars, the Flien'flashy % continuance -
1 MISCELLANEOUS Cuban ?Mexican doms, our plan for the future. God of will never, never, be ex
organized with
banner sports
shortstop enjoyed a
and Spanish Jet alal players who ,
t fI ail has seen fit to take him from our 47 Of the tinguished-the souls of free
have competed I In Miami season day afield and at bat. DeMars % opposed. civilians,
I : have been called by the Miami draft collected a double and two singlesand midst Just as the land of victory 54> % wanted sports suspended un- men will assure the immortality -
board to report for Induction. They Is seen from afar off) but already
''I mold two Station pitchers til the war is over. Ted Atkinson of ,
; are all appealing their cases to crave the cloak of leadership has fallenupon : __ that spirit. ,
the beautiful support in the short field. the -sh uidersof -President who earned $7,500 a month --101--1
-'- I- The Fliers unreeled three fast twin last year as a jockey, soon will be
DeMars Truman, and we pray today, as we earning $50 a month from Uncle Mission Accomplished
Bainbridge Ball Club killings involving Johnny
'i' McCullough and Tom Hopkins. pray that the soul of Franklin Sam; he's 1A. Baltimore (CNS) Christened:
Loaded With "Names"The Roosevelt may rest in peace, so -%- tt- Tail End Charlie," the last B-26
With the score knotted at 7-7 as may God grant unto our new lead- Marauder medium bomber rolled
r Bainbridge, Md., Naval a result of a three-run outburstby er the strength, the courage, and OCS in France Turns ort the Glenn L. Martin Company's
Training Center is becoming the the Railroaders in the seventh, the vision to lead us from a worldof Out MonthFrance assembly line recently and was
"Notre Dame" of military ath- the; Navy see-sawed back in frontin ) war to an era of just and enduring 6,000 a turned over to the Army Air

letics. the eighth when DeMars singled, peace. (CNS-The Army has Forces. The B-26 has fulfilled Its
progressed to second on a sacri- The life of this mission and the need '
The Bainbridge Commodores truly great man opened a giant Officer Candidate now is forongerrange
fice Jack Clark and all
'''t\\ fielded one of the strongest foota by romped may well be summed up in a few School at Fontainebleau, France, bombers.
the; home on a wild throw by
ball teams in the country last season way words: geared to turn out more than 6,000 -
''IJ' ., and their basketball crew was Catcher Buddy Price. Life's race well run, platoon leaders a month. The Indianapolis (CNS)- 'onCf man
rated tops in the east. Now Bain- Carter, starting Flier tosser, per Life's work well done, school is staffed with key person- Hod Eller cautioned a fan at a
bridge's baseball club is going to formed on the rubber 'untll he issued Life's crown well won. nel transferred from the Infantry wrestling match against screaming -
town, having crushed the American a walk to the first batter in Then comes rest and peace- School at Ft. Benning, Ga., and is profane invectives at the
League Washington Senators the; seventh. Then Johnny Bittner rest with God-In Peace Everlast- under command of Col. Harold E. grunting contestants in the ring

: in two exhibitions. The Bainbridge stepped to the slab and he was ing. Amen. Potter, executive officer) of the Ft. The irate fan then turned on) the

Navy ball club is built around greeted by four successive hits. swears! Benning School. A total of 32 other cop, slugged him in the eye and
three sluggers, Stan Musial, Dick The six o'clock rule deprived the Sic: "Betty she's never officers, 52 enlisted men and four ripped the shirt from his back.
Wakefield and Dick Sisler, all former Fliers of their initial victory of the been kissed or loved or anything." WACS also were transferred from The winner: Eller. The fan was

:,!':, big league, stars. year. I S2c: "No wonder she swears." Benning. arrested.

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Civilian Editorial Employees'Offices' News Vets Of War One < QrSUPPLVt Little Things

Personnel Telephone Relations Extension Office,8885 Bldg. 13 Forming Post Of cjSALLlfStf From A and R

The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax Air :
News is devoted to the of the Naval .
reporting news Air Station's American LegionRuth ; Plant Division
Civilian Employees and is sponsored by the ..

Employees' Association for Civil Service Employees C. Kalsch, ReporterOf #,,; By Walter Riviere
interest to the 'i
Officers veteransof
Well, it's been a long time sincewe
William O. Kincaid, President Philip D. Myers, Treasurer the present war and World WarI By Leola Jones ( : last sent in a column1 and
Directors is the formation of a new postof It is wedding bells for Dorothy many
important have
d George II. Martin Mell C. Jackson the American Legion, known as E. Beganis (Receiver's Section).; that;we should have been .
Frank il. McKinley Donald A. Woods the Yukon Post of Yukon, Florida.It and Howard Allen Jones; 1S2a' on, put; somehow we were unable

Philip D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffie is composed mainly of comrades Good luck And much happiness to. !i to get going on writing them down..
Daniel R. Whiddon William O. Kincaid now working at the Naval Air you two from all ,of us. : ;; weveri; we will start where' we
Sews staff Station. Have, you seen any buttobs''on; ,,
Reporting left;; pffi+ and try to keep to date
Assembly and Repair: The men undertaking the formation the floor in the Shipping Division? in thet:future.I .

Maintenance ..._....--__.............._.__..?...\Valter Riviere of this new post are membersof You have? Well, be sure to'' have ,
R Accessories .............._..........-............_...................._W. T. Martin the American Legion. "The ob- them to return to Mrs. LaMee to I, You probably read In lastweek's
:Metals ................-...-_.._..._...._.................._.Thelma Register ject of this new post and the sew on her proud husband's vest. Jax Air News about the
:Machines .._.._....____......................_..__"Slim" Tyler American Legion is to be of serv- Seems that Mr. LaMee is quite picnic held on Palm Sunday
Engine Overhauls....____.._...._......_.._._Oscar M. rIargueritc ice to veterans of all wars," says proud of his new title "Grandpop." down at the Pearson Dishing

Overhaul Control _...........__............_..._...) Steele the following comrades of Engine Yes, sir, Monday morning, April Camp on Arlington River for
Interim Overhaul ............._......_.........._...._......_...Laura Adams Overhaul, A & R Department, who ; 9th, hi' Clyde, Jr., put in his ap the Plant Division Civilian and
Finish' & Fabric _._...._._.............................._..._...Iva H. Griffin are active in the forming of this pearance. His weight-.6 Vi pounds. Naval few Personnel Here are a '
Ordnance .....................?..._......?.....................,........N. L. Lasswell new post: Jr.'s father Clyde LaMee, is serv to items of Interest I would like
Assembly "B" Shift ....................._........_.Fannie Ruth Archibald A. I. SPENCER ACTING ing with the U. S. Army in the add: Many valuable cashprizes
Inspection and Survey: COMMANDER-23 West 27th Philippines. were awarded in the various .

Head Keporter..................._..................:................Helen M. Styron Street, Jacksonville, Fla. Sorry to' hear of Margaret Ed. contests, and token presents
Main Office.._?......................................._.........Dorothy S. Sharp DUDLEY NORMAN-ACTING wards' illness-at present /she is were given to many others.
Engine Overhaul Inspection................................Sarah E. Verner VICE COMMANDER-3678 Herschel still in *the hospital trying hardto Even the small children were
M&M, Accessories .........-,-.....?........?Ruth C. Raisch Street, Jacksonville, Fla I recover from a serious opera thought of In all of the events
Scribes: ................_..._......__...._.._...Frank V. Moriarty PETER A. WATSON-ADJU- tion. Hope to see you back withus and were awarded prices. Walter .

_......._._................................._.._.........._...Cernice Doyle TANT-1378 Dancy Street, Jack- soon! Scott took the door prize
i Interim Overhaul Inspection...................................Janie L. Davis sonville, Fla.JAMES Emma Beth Watson Chapin awarded" for the men which way
Supply I Inspection........................_...........................prlsc 11130 Glenn J. FEENEY EXECUTIVE and husband, Lieut. Roberts, are
{' Public Works Department: COMMITTEE-1443 honeymooning in the North Car- We were talking to Pat Larking .

Head Reporter..............................................Ethel :M. Shanahan Hubbard Street, Jacksonville Fla. olina mountain following their I the other day and he let us in on
Scribes: _........_..............................._.........Ethel Mathews RAYMOND F'. MAUSERT-EX recent marriage in the Avondale a little secret. lie claims that the
........_?.._...?...._.._....._............................Louise Abraham ECUTIVE ..COlUIITTEERoute Methodist Church. Emma Beth Electricians in the A & R are the
..... ...._........................................................ ..Caroline Howell #4, Box 484, Jacksonville Fla. formerly worked In the Follow- best darn bunch of mechanics that
._:...................._..............................._............Ua r ba ra Faulkner These comrades may be consulted Up Section. he has ever worked with. Of
Supply Department: regarding membership and ben- First Lieut. Joe P Falis, USA, course, we already had the same

Head Reporter.?.......m.............?.?............................Leola Jones efits in the American Legion by son-in-law of Rose M Altmayev idea, as electricians go they are
Scribes: ....................--.........Flora Funkenstein getting in touch with them at their (Public Voucher Section) has Just really O. K., but then he went on

_.. .._._.......__.........................._................Katherine Sikes homes through mail or personal received the Bronze Star Medal for to say that the crew on his "A"
+q .........,....-..-..-.._..__.............................Minnie: Lee Goodman contact. outstanding service In France, Bel- shift were able to turn out almost
.....................?............................._..........,..Bertha Mehlman The new post held a meeting gium and Germany, He has also twice as much work per man as
.................?...._.........................._.................Clorene R. Rogero at Ortega Pier on Sunday April received the Presidential Citation the boys on the "B" shift.
+ ................................................................,.....Marian Fulcher 8th, at which time Mr. Dan and the Meritorious Award. Remember-we are only quot-
.................-?......................_..........._.......Marguerite J. Aboud Crowley, the Department Commander Mrs. William Culver, formerly ing Mr. Larkins and with the full
gave an interesting talk Lieut. (Jg) Mary Garrison, was expectation of hearing the other
and suggested that we hold our honored with a lovely luncheon side of the story when Mr. Ross
Charter open until May 1st, to given by the Public Voucher Section of the "B" shift reads this!
Inside Public Works give all veterans coming In a last Saturday. Lieut. Boone

chance to have their names on was invited, but due to the fact soon for parts unknown. There
I the charter. lie also suggested that orders were served on him, he was fried chicken
Ibt fhpi 1\r !ilh.m..I".n ____ __ that.n_. "...._. _Annl"......., .v.f... _.. ..U..A"........'..._....".. for2'ot-- to-- _oftA.Iflit nu_ -._: vn._. .1.en. rice and gravy, olives, ,potato deviled salad,
.; There b"a"g.'t interest in the i(Rocket Fire Is charter on which we may be officially pen to see Lieut. (jg j Billups t'- rolls and all the trimmings,eggs too!

Vault lately-noticed five waitingfor recognized as an American "snitch" a deviled egg off his plate Ice cream and cake were a!,so on
MAPS, or that is what they I Legion l'ost.vl1it'h was done when she thought no one was looking hand for refreshments (after all

I claimed, anyway. Mr. Quinn thinkshe Shock To Immediately. There ,was a very ?) had couple of servings of each dish
I win have to get a "Dutch Door"for Enemy large number of comrades present Glad to see Helen Rencsok (Personnel mentioned before, of course!) The
this room, too! and home very interesting Section) back from her vacation cake was really done up fine-in

Ted Sandier received a folder of In Far PacificWhat facts were brought out by Air. trip to West Virginia, layers and on top was the follow.
papers with this notation attached: Crowley as to benefits that tan though: we know she enjoyed it. ing inscription, "Good luck Lieut.
r "These may belong to you; if not do the Japs think of be obtained by veterans through Didn't look same without you thereat Davidson, from the gang!"
M return to me!" He had to track American rockets? the American Legion I your desk, Miss "R." Deepest sympathy and understanding
down the "me" as papers were not It was decided to hold another Fridaylucky Friday the 6th,- is extended Pauline
his! The "me" was Agnes! Gunner's Mate Second Class meeting at Ortega Pier on Sunday Why? The Receiver's Section Brown (Personnel Section) in the
Philip Kaplan, Y2c, shipped out Amos member Conner of one,of 23-year-old the Navy's hard crew April 22nd, at 2:00: P.M. It is the !I gave a party for Lieut (Jgt loss of her husband, Ensign Joseph
, I for sure after so many false earnest wish of every member of I Dwight Davidson, who is leaving J Brown
hitting little LCI gunboats, which this ..
New i
alarms. lie's on his way West, rocketed ruin the _U .. veterans -- - -
with his fishing tackle following beaches in the on Marshalls Jap-held, Tinian members.auenu, \vneiner The or not they are I Cooperation Needed Here
men helping to form m
He was with Public Works
and Guam believes he
has the
new post are all
for 31 months and became an ardent experienced
right answer. in such matters and are devoting
fisherman of Florida waters
his "You get the idea of what the a lot of their spare time towards
't< ia free time. His friends will
i. miss him, but expect to be kept; Nips think of them from what its success We are looking forward
f informed of his "activities," cen they said after we laid down our to having a large attendanceat
sorshlp permitting. first rocket barrage in the Mar our next meeting on April 22nd,
shalls," he asserts. "Our LCI and all comrades are urged to
'k There seems to be quite a few"orders" flotilla the first to and
was use rock- come bring a buddy with them.
coming along now-Lt. ets in the Central Pacific. The
Tenzer 31 months with Public afterward plastered the beach with
day Jap radio announced f>o s
Works, has his. : 'The American Navy has many rockets and shells that one

Rupert Blair, S2c, has transferred uncovered a new secret weapona of the Army boys who went in
from the Carpenter Shop 157-foot battleship." I; behind the barrage said later,

as Kaplan's replacement in the Design "And in another landing, after i 'I wall wondering if you LCI
Section and will also take over our rocket boats did a thoroughjob guys still had your kitchen stove. I
the "fleet of trucks." of ripping up the beach our You certainly threw everything
On Friday evening April 6th, assault troops captured a few else at the Japs."

the officers and enlisted personnel dazed-looking Jap prisoners and "Rockets really give our featherweight a .'
of Public Works gathered at the first thing they asked L C l's a heavyweightpunch
"The Tines" to listen and danceto ," Conner asserts. "Person s-
through an Interpreter was,
the sweet music of Tompkins I What are those terrible little ally speaking, I'm a gunner's mate "
and his band. Things got un- Ships with the big boom?' and have handled guns and only :\
derway at eight bells with sand- Conner points out that until our guns since I joined the Navy. But ; ,, yt

Miches, olives, pickles and refreshments Marshalls invasion, the Japs madeit I after what I've seen! the rockets ., .:. ',',or. "" ...
being served amid do in action, I'm an all-out rocket
a practice to dig in on the beachto "
the swirling and swaying hep- await our assault waves. TheNavy's fan. I : 0)
rats and waltzers. beach-busting rockets --'-if.---- i 3

The Public Works Shop Committee caught them completely by sur- j Only 6% of Soldiers $
had its final meeting for the
p _
year and made arrangements for "A Marine u. major: told me that Have) _Tnmpstip_ _n __ ___ Wnoc. ...""
the nomination and election of the he counted more than a thousand Washington (CNS) Domestic
members for the next term of of. dead Japs on the shore torn apart difficulties do not loom as large in
fice. Many things for the benefitof by our barrage. He said our the average soldier's thinking as
the civilian personnel were handled troops Just 'walked ashore' Insteadof is popularly believed, a survey by
during the year and worked having to fight forward inch the Judge Advocate General's Department
Into the
general procedure. by inch," Conner says, adding: indicates.
Edna DeWitt is
helpless-Louise I "The Japs learned their lesson. In 2 years, the JAGD, under its
Dunn has gone home on a visit to They know they can't hold out on legal assistance plan, has handled
Loeminister, Mass., and Mary Jane tho beach more than 4,000,000 of
against our rockets and cases legal |
Alexander, AMM3c, has trans- they don't try any more. That aid to soldiers. Domestic relations

ferred NATTC.to physical training at means that a lot less of our men problems have constituted only 6% i

are lost in the landings."In of that total. |
I ;Mrs. Korma Carroll resigned her the Tinian operation we The survey throws this light on .......
in Material Section to --
position; be
soldier ..
problems:-2Qf/0 of the h.
with her husband, 1st Lieut. Lan- Gently returned from a week's cases involved tax matters 21 The -
+ don R. Carroll, who has just returned leave. They have ; % above photograph is the fifth In a .series of pictures being1shown
Just moved to of
powers attorney; % wills: and weekly! of work performed
I by the
from the Pacific, wherehe their new home on the St. Johns 22% miscellaneous matters. j of t the Inspection and Survey Mipply Inspection Divl.slou
was wounded. Lieut. Carroll near Bostwick, Fla. Mr. I Department.
Gwynesis Legal assistance under the
plan Inspectors'! headache
will be sent to a hospital some- quite a fisherman, so instead of is Purchase Order Material. The Inspector
provided by lawyers In the military at work is W, H. Hood. Here
where In Florida. Is our chance to ask all who ,order *T\
having to go fishing now, he Just service who have been assigned I material to give a complete
Mrs. Clara Puleo has been trans- casts from his own front porch. as Legal Assistance Officers ordered description or specification of material 99.
HO that InsIH.t'.tort will
ferred from Public Works Files I exactly what IK wanted. Your
to Mr Walter Crevasse of the Time at most Army posts in this cooperation Is
will be
the Material Section replacing Office, is looking for some country and at greatly appreciated.
young many overseas/ stations I I One day Mr. Hood rushed! Into the office and asked
Mrs. Carroll. everybody
couple with matrimonial inten- aided
by '
some 27,000 volun if he knew what a "Hold the Phone"
Mrs. June Rowley has been tions. Reason? He wants to try teer civilian lawyers. Much was. lie had never heard of
a thing, and
transferred from the Time Office ,out his new Notary,Public rubber thought that someone was just trying to be funny;
to Power Plant No. 1, replacing i stamp and seaj. He is running a Howard County, Ind. (CNS) We know, there' what It It was Inow.In large. Do bold letters on the Inspection Report, I
Mrs. Sybil Dressler, who has left special all this week on his Deluxe Farmer D. D, Dusely traded a 2- It! a rubber ; you?, A "Hold the Phone" actually:

to be with her husband' who .has. Wedding which includes a half Jb. year-old colt for 15 cartons of clg.a receiver to contraption your ear with that fits on the phone so.you can hold the
been. transferred. of rice, free shoe shine.anyone free > ets "It your shoulder leaving both hands free
; ; was worth it, said, he for writing, ete. "That's the kind ,
Mr. and Mrs. Gwynes have feI I bowling lesson for only two dollars. with a hacking cough. tor's life," remarked- Mr.. flood thing that shortens,an iuipec- rv4

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Many A Hero Of Aviation :'Accurate TimingIs Over-All Overhaul I

Is Personal Acquaintance j Important To Notes From-- -- I I Lieut.By :Marguerite Corndr E.V.termnit, Fuller is

getting Into full swing as Division

Of Mrs. Evelyn T. Sullivan! Warfare On SeaModern Gabriel'sHorn I Officer little for questioning Overhaul I Control.learned Aftera some

interesting facts about his past
.1.... .. I naval war is above all and present. He has been in the

a war of liming Just as the effi- Navy Reserve since 1932 entering

cient performance of each Individ- I active duty In 1942. Since he reported -

ual ship and plane In the Fleet is to the A & R on 10 April

absolutely dependent upon accurate 1944 Mr. Fuller, has been Division
& sur\'ey-EnII1l6
timepieces, so is the success Inspection'
J Overhaul Division Officer for Engine Overhaul. Production
of every large-scale operation, Engineering and Planning.
where huge sea and air forces must j Jtj II. IJ. Gabriel
share in Prior to this time in the Navy Reserve -
Have bought your
be coordinated for split-second you
he worked with the American -
It's best investment
aC-1 freedom today? your
Dutch Air Lines as Assistant Chief
Ask any Belgian
When it is realized that a slight'
Polish or Greek refugee and he Engineer and was Chief Engineerand

error In timing might prevent an I will assure you that there Is no Manager of the Acrotorque
rendezvous and thus
important 1 other asset as desirable as stockin Company
foredoom a naval engagement to a democracy. Of course I mean Mr. Fuller happily stated that

j. failure, it can be easily understood "War Bonds"- fighting dollars for his wife and two boys, ages five
why the men of the Fleet attach and three here in Jack-
our fighting men Even after vic are living
so much significance to the accuracy tory over Germany the war against sonville.. We welcome you, Mr.

r of their timepieces Japan will continue to be costly Fuller and we feel sure that with

On our ,,submarines In additionto in both men and material and we 1 the whole hearted cooperation of

the navigational aid renderedby << must prepare to meet the,expenses ; all hands the Division will continue

w various kind of timer, stop- of a stepped-up program which has to go forward under your guidance. -

Mf v' vvatcheH are often lined a* a already been under way for some .
I I'r check on t their torpedo| fire. By time now. I You have probably noticed three
timing the run of a torpedo until A WAR BOND Is not only a pa- other new faces in this office, They

the explosion, It IH possibleto triotic pledge of cooperation; it is I are Nancy Robbins, Chief Russell

discover ( "tin fifth" hit a smart investment as well. and Lieut. R F Crain USN We

which target even when oper- welcome you into the Division.

ating conditions prevent such WHAT CAN yOU :SPARE THAT The Army didn't get Paul Cra-

determination by visual means. 1IIKY CAN WEAR bill, but the Feeder Shops -did. He

The "t |watch I 1M also employed Spring house cleaning time la ,has now been assigned Supervisor
in timing submarine dives I of in the
as Progress Assembly DIvision -
here again and a morn propitious -
well an In keeping tabs on the Feeder
I time for the frilled National Shops. :Maybe you
length of time the lIt'a'ah'e is will to
Clothing Collection for1'ar Relief get stay quite a while longer -

.,""", open when firing a torpedo, In I I would be difficult\ to find. I Paul-at least we are hoping
order that nn extentater: enters so. Mr. E, L. Gulo has been as-
The need very great especially -
\ to upnet the delicate "trim"of signed Supervisor of Finished
for ('h ldren'Muthing.\ The
4. the craft.Timing I Mogan-"What 'an You :Spare Parts Storeroom, Shop #231, leaving -

devices !are equally ,indispensable I That They Can Near?" speaks Mr E. M Sloan to train the
to our fighting planes personnel for this Division
eloquently fur Jhis ('a. !>>e.
\ With the flight of all aircraft I I One of the greatest privilegeswe I Yes, it's true the news this weekis

strictly limited to fuel capacity, it citizens of the United States shorter than ever And who is
is imperative that the foe to blame'
planes enjoy is the opportunity to participate -I 1OU! Each and every

," provided with accurate instruments in programs like this, to help,one of you Really, It's just a short
------ to register elapsed time I distance over to the office, so Just
less fortunate people of other na
Many heroes of Aviation know ----- ---
r Therefore, the elapsed time clock' bring the news on over. Ill
: guar-
tions. Any serviceable garment
and remember Evelyn T Sullivanas
I I II Is standard equipment on our antee you the office force won't
last Justification I in good condition is most accept :
the first or person they
planes to determine the bite if
elapsed'time you bring some news to us.
able. So look those old sweaters -
talked to when coming aboard or I up
leaving the Naval Air Station 'Of A Man I on long such as suits and coats that you always -
Lazy long-range bombings; while an
Mrs Sullivan holds forth as secretary meant to get one more wear SLANTS
aviation stopwatch is used in much out of and send them on where' SAFETY
to Commander R. L Shlfely !I I
By Dorothy :s, Sharp the same manner for shorter I
operations will be of real and
the Superintendent of Aviation they some use,
If I go outside, the sun is hot: : Besides these standard I ny
Training, and all training otticeis If I I breathe too fast II I next winter there will be a warm I|
| swim timing devices, our big bombing \\M. R, )la'KNZIES
and off the station feeling around heart know-
fire checked on your
I If I golf I'd miss, the ball, no planes use master navigation I ft't ,
through this office. She has served ing you ,have helped to clothe a I EngineerThis
doubt; watches for celestial navigation, .. ..
under seven Superintendents of 1 fellow human being hard hit by -
If I garden my pep won't last. and in with I
conjunction! them
Aviation Training and does a great special the of wat "
deal to help carry on the many The house is best for me stopwatches. I ravages yt "P Mto: 'W "Rf. WtJ(!

But these do not represent the .
details that go with such a job. 1IIKOKI! )
If I work in the house I tire: full of
complement timepieces
As testimony to her ability as a Sunday, April 28th will be a gala
If I paint that old porch floor; which our combat planes must
secretary we quote Commander day for all Inspection and Survey ;
Shifely who put his endorsementin If I move that shelf up higher, have as regular equipment. A personnel and their immediate arEb 6irNENIN
She If I kneel or reach, I'm sore.Relaxation's usual installation on all aircraft OL FNTYOF
a humorous families. Plans are now being for-
keeps me on the job and doesn't let best for me. is the standard aircraft clock, and mulated for an all-day picnic to be raec'lI

me i-luff off very often, as well as every pilot and crewman wears a held at Golden Head State Park.
If I to bed, it's mussed, wristwatch of
saving me from a lot of petty an- go proven accuracy This park was chosen for this
fcoynnres' ," i And my wife will give me heck; One of the most common uses of event because of its many attractive -

Mrs Sullivan has become acquainted If I sleep on the couch, the gust the stopwatch is, of course, the facilities for swimming, boatIng -
Of wind blows on my neck. timing of many kinds of athletic baseball
with the many Insignia'sJf fishing and dancing
What I I" best for ? events The
me Navy places great
British, French Brazilian and Last year's picnic at Golden Head
Latin American flight officer's as emphasis on building strength and was an outstanding success All
I Guess I'll sit in this choir stamina
of thesmite right through competitive refreshments and I
they too make up a part picnic lunch for
personnel handled throughthis And nod for an hour or so; sports, and stopwatches are widely the day will be piovided The only

department I can sleep most anywhere; used in the intensive physical fit- cost to the individual is the ten

When Mrs. Sullivan first came i i There's no place I care to go. ness program to prepare men for cents admission charge to thepark.
'Jhis is best for the
me. rigors of combat
Aboard, the station had a program I : | I sNAtOaM
(.f Aviation Cadet Training She I a..M Vaugh Dekle has been designated -

diplomatically helped tht'nwith I as Chairman of the various !

their many personal problems as Dividend Checks My Home Town committees for the affair He Is

well as taking care of the details Principal Inspector in Aircraft ,

involved in their Naval careers. r Overhaul, and may be reachedover r-'us COUNCM
This training was later discontinued I'Available Today ChicagoBy telephone number 756'e

and Mrs. Sullivan witnessedthe I do want to urge each and everyone 1 prayer, offered by the Rev

change over to Operational Phyllis J. Little of you to plan to attend. The I Dr.: Fredric S, Fleming, Rector of

Training; All the officers now attached I Shareholders Can Secure i You may scoff because you've different' committees will be gladto Trinity Church, New York City

to this department' have I read some place that the Indians receive any helpful or entertaining at the Thanksgiving season, seems

earned their<< wings and are in their Them From Postoffice I named it "Bad Smell" because of suggestions! any of you have appropriate at any time, but at

final flight training' before being II I Thirty-five per cent Liquidating wild onions which grew there, butI to offer. We guarantee you a this particular point let's be thank

assigned or reassigned to the fleet. Dividend Checks, payable to shareholders assure you, the place is quite good time- so come one -come all! ful for our associates and pray
served changed since then. that never will we have to assume
tot as I
Mrs. Sullivan merly of the NAVAIR JACK- I
Division Elaborate, jet surprisingly I I I i Dan Cupid that the responsibility for an accident
Chief<< of the Administration SONVILLE CREDIT UNION, are I reports our magI -
of the Treasury Ac'ountl.OUiet' available at the Directory, Station homey hotels, inviting homes, huge flu" inspector Helen Anicko is ,I, that results in an injury to our

When that activity moved I Post Office (West Entrance for I department stores and busy streets newly mauled Congratulations! fellow-worker:

kto Atlanta she took up duties delivery to the payees upon presentation cover the wide expanse of land at N. J. Hallow ay. oM, E, Miller i "Grant me a steady hand and
.'aboard the NAS in June of 1941, of their pass-books and the foot of beautiful Lake Michigan and H. W Smith are on leave visit- watchful eye, that no man shallbe
Just off the shores of Grant harmed when I Thou
starting as a Clerk Typist Two' of an I, D. card or employee's button Ing their parents, pass by.
months later she was promoted to However, recipients of checks ( Park, graceful sail boats and motor This week we tire happy to welcome gayest life and I pray no act of

Aspt. Chief Clerk where she served must also for them receipt launches rock in the gentle a newcomer, Francis Smith, mine may take away or mar that
until being moved up to her present I ., sign upon. breeze which cools the air on a hot assigned to rework department gift of Thine Shelter those dear

position as Chief Clerk of the Over 130 3VP Credit Union I summer day, and tempers zero Lee Ranney has been reassignedto Lord, who bear me company, from
Department and secretary to Commander Liquidating Dividend checks, hand- weather each winter. Rework Department from Parts the evils of accidents and all calamity -
ShifelvAs I True, the buildings may be gray' Inspection Teach me to use my car
ed to the in
over Directory July,
Chief Clerk she has the responsibility with the smoke of many winters, Harold Juul is reassigned from for other's need, nor miss throughlove
1944 also being held for delivery
are -
of handling all civilian to the but that smoke is caused by fires Rework to Engine Test.It of speed the beauties of Thy

personnel attached to Aviation All hands who payees are shareholdersIn which make the humblest home is my pleasure to report that world; that thus I may with joy

Training. Her eo-woiker'" find her I the NAVAIR JACKSONVILLE' warm and Inviting on a snowy day Sara Verner's mother has been removed and courtesy go on my way."
vivacious smile and sunny disposi. I I must not give the I _
you Imprt's.lIion to her home after thirteen -- ---
lion a teal inspiration, especiallywith ate urged cooperate I that the now is objectionable, days at st \'inc'ent'a Hospital. Get I Ga Her husband recently promoted -

nil the many difficult problems I by picking up their checks I i'for it is anything but. There is well quick, "Mom" 1 to Boatswain's Mate, Merchant

that jest on her nlioulders at the earliest possible OppOi tUB I| nothing quite comparable to a I I E. H, Collins of Sub-Assembly Marine, aboard a Liberty

day after day.. One of .her particularly I nity. --I i crisp starlit' night just after a is convalescing at his home after I Ship, was last heard of from the
-- -- -
difficult Jobs is to handle the i heavy snow tall. A few last Hakes his recent operation South Pacific. Millie and her two
dispatches and correspondence notifying : proceeded to help her husband win I' swirl down in slow spirals and become John Werkheiser of Clutch I children, Gail, age three, and Lu-

the next of kin of the death I the light in her own quiet way i\ a part of the pattern of Is back at work after his Shop cius, age even, live with her moth
<>f a Navy man while in training, I Georgia: the home of many mansions I whiteness. The whole landscape is which recent I er on Beverly Avenue in Jackson
operation was
This pins all official rorrespon- was Mrs. Sullivan's birth- hushed and everything has been an Atlanta hospital. performed in : ville. Millie hopes her husband

uVnccronceinlng Aviation Training plnce. Leaving there at an early transformed. The street lamps I will return soon, at whlrli; time she

passes across her desk/ age she went to Tampa Florida, : cast .iKIen circles on the snow, 1 I MAX OF Tilt: MKKKI I plans to take leave for a second
where she completed her high I
*. Sullivan changed her name ; I ,
+ honeymoon
the frozen there
of will school education.! She ttd I making crystals I I Millie Hardee, of Bearing Inspection
Perkins, -
.from as many you like thousands ----
of dia- -
I -
sparkle tiny
remember her, when State Woman's College\ at is a native of Blackshear,
I ..
monds. n.> ine ft Aid Offered
she married Lieut Comdr C. J, I Tallahassee until she em balked I
Sullivan in Julv 1944. For awhileit I on a career of marriage and moth- As you stroll down theIn- gardens Neighborly chats over the I Washington (CNSA) booklet
tracked' Sidewalks, the I n'o w fence in summer keep friends outlining the various
looked AS though the Aviation i el'hood. She is justly proud' of her up ways In which
Training was goingto two handsome childl'rn..a boy of ('I'UndH"Jndt'r your step a clean to date with loved ones repI'eltnt.ed the Smaller War Plants Corporation -
Department + I
lose their good "right: arm" 16 and the girl 13, both HIIendingLttnclon ; sound. The tracks you leave arf'I I ly a star in the front window. cn aid veterans in setting up

I when she accompanied her husband -_ High School Most of her the only' evidence of reality in a :: Then some morning you waken I find maintaining small business en-

to California. However., when spare<< time is devoted to her family : snowy fairyland ""' early and pull the ('('\'('ISollt'r terprises" is now available for dis-

he embarked to the islands she returned I and working: In the \nril. She<< I Almost befit you realize: it, 1 about you. Fall has come, and IrrbuUon.; It ran be obtained by

to the station find again' loves flowers and finds her recreation Spring irives People seem to I( close on its colorful )eels, another writing to the Smaller War Plantsi

put hei feet under the desk i find I In the -spacious outdoors I come to life and begin planting I winter: In CHICAGO i Corporation Washington 25, D. c:




Page Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 19 April, 1945

I NATO Exhibit 1 :

I NATTCENTERTAINMENT Attracted Over : ;;: ef1Ccnews

125,000 Persons

An estimated 125,000( or

___ _____ - __ __ ____ n__ I more spectator visited thc '" ee -'

NATTC exhibit in ,Jackson-
MOVIE SCHEDULETOO I villc's downtown }lemming ,)

Park during the week ending
UI.OAT= MIUNK.IIl, wltli Jack Benny and John Klcbboiirg AKMSc
Alexis smith, 1HOO and ,'000, last Monday when military Bill Rankin, AEMZc, has taughtso
=s\Tl'Ul).\\'-t\t: KNrlltll: : :\l'l'Ultlt \nn Miller and personnel a* well as civilians much turret theory to the stun

WIlliam \\'right, 1800 and 2000.( I saw for the first time, in dents going through Unit 4 of the.
:-it'\\\-slIlT \1O''fli.! with Joe F, Brown 1VM. I'LMKOh : many instances, the labyrinth AEM School, that he's becoming
llUI5VKCsl', with John Uavne andnn Dvorak, 1800 and
theory happy.
of technical equipment
:2000 Over and over he tells them, "II
;MOM\\'- Isl IT EATER: : with Billy Lee, 1800 and 2000. the Navy air combat and *
in here and cornea out here
TlKs\lROKIN! ; IN Tilt IKK'Kir:=s,' with Jay Kirby and training piogram "Colors"I goes Some of it goes over there and
1KOO antI 3 :Mary Roth Hughes, I The was / some of it here, but, eventually, it
WEDNESILtT--LIAMONI:= ) HOHxhsHOF: = with Betty Grable with the Seventh 'Var all comes back out "

and Dick\ 1 lav.men, 1800 and 204KI. I Loan drive, and civilian members says he, "if you don't understand
committee In
of the Bond selling
this 'as we go along, just stop me
have been loud In
rY < and we'll go over it again." RND,'
their of the value of the
praise '
RNT, Feedback Voltage; Uppe
display to the sale of Bonds Many Limit, RNT, RND, Feedback Voltage
persons now have a better understanding -
around and around it goes
of how their Bond
acLt ;.ust However, Bill does have the
dollars needed and jn
are spent
knack of putting his points across
earning on a global war
and his students probably learn as
Jacksonville citizens nave described .
much from him as they do from
the exhibit as the most
any other instructor in the schooL
impressive military display of i Its his 6
He s thorough in teaching and 1
kind ever staged here It not only AEM
a definite asset to the School .1
attracted local persons, but thousands Lately though; his friends have bt'.
of visitors, passing throngJacksonville ;'
gun to worry a little about him It
had the opportunity teems that Rankin wants to stop
to get a glimpse of what goes into smoking. This In itself Isn't unisual .

Naval Air Technical warfare. I I. Men have refrained from

.... throughout the entire noven imoking beforer one reason or
,, day peril I that the display vva I mother As a general rule, though
In progress "*|xctators milled when they feel the desire to disense "
..-: t rough the Iark-rrmn the first > with the so-called\ filthy
,...>>ot. ',f" opening at J110 until the Knrt veed they just throw the pack'

.., were finally drawn taut acronn away and forget about it,
"" the sidewalk entrance at 2200.) .161
.. I' Not Rankin, though He hall to
.; ... .. There wasnt a single phase of T take a cure Recently he saw an
the display which failed to attract -
ad in a "pulp" magazine from one
a constant crowd of KIK*<'la- who called himself "the Redeem

...Iito. fij torn and every school at \TTC f'r" This individual promised un-

;1 was represented' equivocally, to make even the most
?3 i Officers! and enlisted men ardent tobacco devotee hate" the

.I. worked closely together in makingthe stuff in short order, They tell ma
display run as smoothly as :it hat Bill is now waiting to find
I lid Officers in charge of various out> if he can take the cure by mail.
I phases of the exhibit follow: The following statement
Betty Grable I Ann Miller Lt. Comdr R, W. Weeks, Public wan issued by Captain Joseph Len Everett, AEM2c, was host
-- Relations Officer and Chairman ; I i K. Lynch, Commanding, at a party he gave 13 April for the
Lt. Comdr James M Moor, regarding the death of the bunch in Visual Aids their wives
SPECIM. E'EVI'SA Transportation; Lt. Wilson C, late President: and girl friends The shindig was
Gardner, Security and Personnel; OUK COMMANDER! IN held in the Palm Room of the :Seminole :: -
/,our d Lt, Raymond A, Campbell, Public (Illtt IS Oh\I, LIFT' Ills Hotel and everyone repotted
Works: Lt. (jgi i George E Drach /SPIRITIIL 1.1OS.. a swt'1time\ playing games and
FRIDAY at 1700-BSLBAUMK. between NTTIR IN Tilt I) EAT II OF each other The
Commissary; Lt RXIDKKs and OIBBs SIUPIARI TEAM! of Jacksonvillelctory Phillips, Decorations; Lt. Lester .FRANKLIN I). KOOSK- stunts planned for "Truth or Con-
League. At N,VTTC' diamond. Rubin, Aviation Electrician \HT: TilE WORLD IIS sl"quences" had the gang in
1RID\1'-STI'DKNT DANC:, AF.ITA: = for (lanse 24 to Mate School; Lt. S4 Inclusive only All WAVES Invited.t NATTl Auditorium from I Haney, Aviation Electrician Mate IKVDrRHOsh: K\- Adrian Faasse, AFM2c, who celebrated -
2000: to 2300. I School: Lt. GOLF. STATION ('Ol'nt: daily from 0800 to 2000 Open to item, Automatic Pilot School; CPC I J-OKTITITDK AND \I1II April, Dan Cupid has founi
ALL personnel. ('lubs available at Rear: )locker\ In NTT(' Auditorium ''I E. J, Buffalo, Aviation Storekeeper Will FOREVER REMAIN ferUle ground in the AEM School
:SWIMMING! daily from 1800 to 2100 at >\TTt pool. For ATTt I School: Lt. (j jgi 1 Arthur E, I .As AS INslMK.\TION. I OBIN In which lo ply his guileful tricki.

enlisted personnel I'! father, Aircraft Turret School; OF Tin: NAVY MISKOOSMMTU Those' who recently succumbed to
BOWLING daily, at Ship* Service from 1200 to OSOIIOSTF.SS : Lt (jgi I C, D. Collier Aviation : : '.\S t \'tlt A 'upidian' capers are Lt (jg
IIOl sh open daily from HtO to ilOO =Saturday and Ordnance Officer School; Torp, 1.0\\1. ('II.\\II: >IOS'SIJ laney, Lt Wells and Ray
Sunday from 1100 to 2100. For >.\TTC enlisted l personnel and relatives Edmund Simanow, Aviatioi I hRItNII KIC 11I)1Yo alter Those on the verge are

and guests, Ordnance School Lt. C, W, Smith, ('\N J'\Y NO ltt\1'tI: Ens, Dix, Ens, Grover and Phil
NAT1G LIBRARY open daily from 0800 to 2000. AViation Fire Control School; Ljgi RrsrKT: : TIIVN TOK.- Newhart. Miss Silvernon new cI.

I I R. f', Phelan, Seaman School KON IN Tilt NVVV vilian employee in the Visual Aid
Ashore and C\IFSA; Walter J. Johnson, TUDITION OF \MI1CIIIII Dept., upped and married her sailor

p SUN I).\\'-Trip to silver Springs fr all NAlTt jxTsoiinel and i UndSPWSHCSFflOmnATTC, : W .\S SO 1'KI'O" boy last haturdiv

guenU: Tickets !$2.88 round trip Hun leave at 0830 from Building '-i o
500. leaves Silver Springs at :2000. social rates for servicemen and Skinner Noticed Hill Hurst on c'rule lies
women at Silver !Springs I I Chaplain the other clav', 1lios hoy in

SK\TING-Ja\ Roller Kink, H29 I'lnmtrN't.= Open| daily from Reports To Center ]I nit 1 take their "happy hour"

BOO to 1700, admission iic: l'K)0! to 200, 3.'katurday' : = 1)00! to I seriously. 'J'hl"y're the demon/
2330: 50t( NATTC last week welcomed of the volley ball court. .

RIDING .\\Jt; IItS-$1 an hour daily I"Hl'lltiunday.: Brrnt- aboard Lt. (jg) James Donald Alien Phil Newlu>rt became! engaged .
wood' Riding stables.' 3i3 Main :street : r;Irani'o Merrier Anne 3WJ; IlI Skinner, Protestant chaplain, who I I he took himself' out of cifulation -

Main:! Street; llycle Park Hiding MaMe, san Juan .\nnllf'; Magnolia.stables has replaced Lt i tjg) McCoy John : (' and turned his address
hook over to "J"alty" iitfman,
Ijikesliorn BoulevardI son, I
P the \liberty hound I'or Home re*-
-- ------ .
Skinner here diectly
Chaplain came ...on, the "Salty: one' Is Mill jenl-
AEM Student Dance Will Be Friday I Life lly begins Imogens at 1700 Presley". and, Y3t that'sno from indoctrination oils of Nevvharts prowess with
atWilliamsburg the gentler ,seeven though
kidding! All sorts of Interesting -
things happen on this base after i New hart lives for one only
Event At NATTC Auditorium
Night \A dries lie! want from New e''hat
: 1700 especially in the romantic Va. Prior to
hart, a personal introduction Inach
at -- --- department his into
Tomorrow night, beginning entry '
and name listed In
2000 in the auditorium will be held Miss Henke Librarian For instance, Maxine Bickfordand the service he the little blue book! Get on the!
Shirley Weaving are seen was rector of
the first student dance at NATTC, Leaves For Honolulu i every day with their "Back Yard the Episcopal beam> nffman, make jour own
Casanovas two and dates stand on jour own Iwo
the "A EM Fiesta Gyrenes Church at Boze-
Due to the size of the student I! After a nine-months tour of dutyin I II while we're on the subject of Marines man, Mont. He feet
it is to limit the NATTC Library, Miss Hilda we should mention that oneof attended Carle-'
personnel necessary I Iattendan'e
Henke, librarian, left here Saturday i i our red-headed WAVE lovelies They tell us over in the Al'School
and result ton College
as a a rotating I
I, for the West Coast, where she attended the Sammonds-Myerson: I that "Hot Shot Hildreth,
plan among the schools has Northfield, (haplaln Skinner ,
i AEM3c, has to muster twice
will l embark for Honolulu adding and party with a Marine onduty
I ) I
been agreed upon. For this first Minn and did graduate work at
dance attendance will be She was succeeded here by Miss which caused a large policeman nights. Once with the sec.tlon -
student Western Evans-
I I College
Seabury leader and once with someone
of the
Elizabeth Randies Many to blow his top. I
the AEM A School
to ,
restricted men here probably will remember I Everyone in X Division is anxbus ton, III, I II In town The boys are calling himRomeo
classes 22 through 31 I has his in
The chaplain family
: Miss Raiftiles as she was librarianat \ to see which one of the trio ofKing |I and are consumed with cu.riosity .
M E. Meed is chairman of the the Navy Recruit Training Center : Perkins and Gustafson is j Jacksonville with him, including as to who his Juliet can be,
dance committee and assisting him Mrs. Skinner and two boys, one but Hildreth Isn't talking
I at Sampson, N. Y, for sometime going; to get the most dates with
are sub-committees for publicity, coming here from Sampson, I Mary 1 Parsons. They're sort of seven, the other two years of age Okie, the broken" Muir, claims .
transportation, refreshments, decorations I Another newcomer to the libraryis outdoing themselves on that score | w. that his Oklahoma produces males

and entertainment The Miss Martha E, Harris, formerly Rachel LaHamme is certainly I NATTC that are real men but he has yet
theme of the dance will be Latin I of Valdosta, Ga, who succeeded excited about meeting an old friend Shopping to show us a sample What's
American with appropriate deco- Mrs. Caroline Keinanen as some future wt'ek-end in Ocala, Ship's ServiceThere this about Olsen, AEM2c, shaving
rations, refreshments and music, assistant librarian. I Can't say we blame you, Rae! every night before turning in, so
the latter by NATTC own "Air Before leaving here Miss Henke. Rita King and Tommy Pierce have has been set up at the as not to scratch his girl's faoe
Raiders." expressed the thought that manyof been wandering around the base NATTC Ship's Service -watch In his dreams WAVE L Van. 6\

All NATTC WAVES, both ship's the men at NATTC probably I' In i a daze lately Must be the cleaning department in the Merchandise A'kooy, AP School yeo striker .)
company and student, are Invited, will make Honolulu a port of call weather. but the spring doesn't Store Watches may be blushes at the slightest; provoca-
while more than a hundred girls and that she hopes to see them. I seem to be having any effect onLee left with the sales girls any time tion. Too bad the fellows found Itout.
expected the is and She's a good sport with it all,
from Jacksonville are ---i o -- Sauls where Layson is con- store open speedy service -
Every indication points towards a Stanley Musial, who completedhis cernt'd. She's playing hard toget. is promised The usual chargefor though, and an efficient worker
most successful party, so make boot training at Bainbridge, cleaning will be $1.00, No repairs The AE School's leading chief, Ch.

your plans now to be there. April 9, may be a little prejudiced, After seeing Delphine Bridges' just cleaning Sandefer, reports the bald spot on
-- - -- ----- his scalp was acquired as a result
-- --- but he doesn think his absence cropped mop this week, we bet thatshe vof
Desautels, former catcherof from the Cardinals is going to won't trust Mary Ann Anderson I wig, and Jean Colley. TheM 4[ changing too many mattress 14
Gene Indians is coach- make much difference. Stan pre- > to be her barber again .A. has to go through a special 4 o\'ers
the Cleveland Marines' team at, the Par dicts that the Redbirds will win The three sleepiest girU at NATT little song and, dance to get them Gus Krause AEM2c had a

ri4 ing! 'Island the S. C., station. the N L flag again this year. I Center are Rita King, Dotty Lud- up every morning, j I Continued on Page Twehei


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Down For Count Of One Local Boxers
Return Match
--.- .- .... Eye

80011165Dr After Defeat At Cherry PointGloved

fists are due to fly fast and furious here on the

night of 30 April when NATTC's veteran ring crew, fight

Corp Herb Johnston, Jr. ing mad over the results of last Monday night's meeting with'

After 28 years of faithful service the Cherry Point Marines there the leathernecks in
Nick James was last engage ....
First Sgt .
!1 ..t"1'n. Wll\t"l, _
week discharged from the Marine M ".N VbNFor .
Corps Nothing to get upset about, 'th"e record book, NATTC

though because the veteran lost went down to defeat, fie bouts to "Red" Beard Has

no time in signing up for another one.No
decision was on J
The signing-over necessary
ceremony was celebrated quietly NATTC's only victory, a clean- Fine Ring RecordHe

by Nick and several buddies the cut kayo by Al Sinibaldi, veteran
other evening. heavy vM'Fglit. Outweighed 15 doesn't eat nails and he

Tech. Sgt. Francis P. "Red'1 Al- knocked pounds, the 180-pound Sinibaldi doesn't rip big telephone books to
out Floyd Bartelmay In
ter altered his allotment arrange- one minute and. 29 seconds of the shreds, but Vance "Red" Beard isa
ment recently, forsaking his stateof boxer
first round. hot-shot who can punch

single blessedness circumstanceof for the hap- Marine Joe Killough, NATTC shortstop who formerly'"j; ayd.with In the opening bout speedy little like the dickens, which makes hima

pier, more congenial at the altar of the Beaumont, Tex., nine, executes a nifty fall-away slide to Johnny O'Conner swarmed all welcome addition to the NATTC
connubial score on an Infield roller1 In the second Inning of the Ralder-Chason over his opponent, Marine Jimmie
the family church in New York Dairy clash! here last week. The Raiders had little difficulty In McFadden, only to lose a three- boxing team.

City. The Alters are now residing smearing the Jacksonville team,' 17 to 2. The catcher Is Rogers of round decision. O'Conner put Mc- Red reported here recently to

serenely In the city of Jacksonville.What's Chason Dairy, and the ump is Alf Anderson of Maln&lde. Fadden on the floor for a nine AFC School, bringing: with him an
all this we hear about count the initial
in round. O'Con- record that
Carrol Carmody carrying on a ner weighed 125, McFadden, 126. impressive made him boxing natural for the

strictly one of the Informal better "curb"spots"service"along the at Jax Shipyard Nine Meets I Other decisions were awardedby NATTC team.a The Fayetteville,

between here and the the Cherry Point Judges and N. C., fighter, weighing in at 160,
highway referee to Marine Leon LeBlanc, has had a total of 124 amateur
city( ? million Air Raiders Here FridayThe 136, over Charlie Dedmon, 132; fights and boasts 111 victories
( "If some one handed me a I '
Marine Howie Brodt, 160, over against 13 defeats

4 change dollars for right yesterday now at in the ex- NATTC Air Raiders didn't enter the Jacksonville I Danny Rosati, 158; and Marine' In 1910 he won the middleweight .
Ray McKnight, 175 over Alabama
beach, I'd turn 'em down cold," Victory League, but they are getting plenty of competitionfrom Dubose, 172.Cherry Southeastern championship U. S. In Golden the

says Sgt. Fred Shaw at noon teams in that circuit. The Raiders will lun into their ]Point scored a clean- Gloves Tournament and com-

chow last Monday. Fred, usuallya at third Victory loop opponent tomorrow when the Gibbs Ship- cutlctory In the bout between peted In the New York meet,
eater picks moodily
heavy yard nine comes aboard for a joust at the NATTC diamond Marine Laverne Roach and Billy where he reached the semi-
beef and aKaOCKPUOR6
his : ._ Itamoth, both welterweights, finals. lie was. picked\ on the
starting at 1700.Student
lOOK on nit urumarHj .
when Roach pounded out a second -
New York Golden Gloves team
alert pan. The boys naturally The Raiders divided a pair of round technical knockout
and took decision from the"h'ago
wonder what cooks and try duels with city league teams here a
Boxers The loss, such as it was, was < \ middleweight -
l to get the Mt. down to brass last week, blasting Chason Dairy, the first setback for NATTC since representative.
lacks after a dazed 17 to 2, a week and
Finally, ago yesterday, last Spring when a pair of duels Next he went to work at the
and wandering account of rides Slug MunicipalStudent losing to the Terminal Railroaders, was divided with the Parrlg Island North Carolina Shipbuilding Com-

+ on the roller coaster, a dip In the 7 to 4, Friday Marines. It broke a four-match at Wilmington and fought on
" ocean, how much he won at the boxers of NATTC plastered The split gave the sailormarineclub winning streak which listed double pany the shipyard team, He compiled

, 9 shooting gallery, etc., out pops another defeat on the Mu- a record of two victories victories over Camp landing and an excellent record here that included -
r the secret (As If we didn't already nicipal Airport ringmen there last against a lone defeat. The team Avon Park Army Air Base two \ictoiles over Howie

know.) Yeah, that's right; Thursday night, taking three out was slated to tangle with Welch Lt Roy Womach, of the Physical Brodt, highly regarded Cherry
r a girl the wonderful girl nit of four bouts for their second Hospital of Daytona there Tuesday Training Department, was in Point middleweight who formerly

the world. Listen for wedding straight triumph over the city sail night charge of the team which left Sun was at NATTC. He decisloned
bells about three<< weeks hence. Errors were largely
responsiblefor day night for Point and
Cherry Brodt in the first meeting and was
Tech. Sgt. Danzil A. Dorsette is ors.NATTC the Raiders' loss to the
won the first match, 3 came back Tuesday Also presentat accorded a TKO in the second
,. relaxing slightly this week, after to 2, here on 23 March. although they ran into a the match were Comdr. C M clash. However, Beard claims no
t the terrific strain of getting all his The feature clash was between trio of pretty fair pitchers who Jett, NATTC Executive Officer, credit for the latter victory He

cooks over to the dental dispensary Bob Allen, 162, of NATTC, and limited the locals to five hits. and Lt Rex Enright, :Physical and Brodt met head-on in the first
to have their choppers checked. Mike 162 of Muni, One of the blows was a home Training Officer.
Morronglello, round, Howie suffering a cut over
Toughest time was with Corp. Pete run over the right fielder's head .. .
with Allen winning a slam-bang ---- his eye, and the fight was stopped.
Parks, ex-Golden Gloves champion decision. R. C. Sutton, 153, and by Woody Woddail, ex-Atlanta Beard continued to pile ring
"never down for the count Cracker outfielder with two Unit Citation Awarded up
Jim Gerry, 159, also won decisionsfor victories when he Joined the Navy
yet and don't wanta start now." the Center. Sutton outclassedD. men on. The circuit clout came
To Lt. F. B. AndersonLt. last year. lie won the middle-
Dorsette the Diplomat finally O. Ray, 150, and Gerry scored in the fifth inning after the Railroaders weight championship at Camp

laughed the boys into the chair, over H. V. Harvey, 156. staged a five-run game Frank B Anderson, Jr, a Peary and Memphis and then went
however, and none have been hos- The only winner for Muni was winning spree in their part of veteran of the battle against Nazi to Norfolk where he defeated the '

pitalized so far. Just happenedthat Earl Sandell, 125, who gained a the fourth. subs in the Atlantic, last week was middleweight titleholder there.
the jovial-jowled chief cook's second round technical knockoutover Al WalKer was the victim of the awarded a Presidential Unit Cita- While at Norfolk, Beard twice de- ",

teeth were In perfect condition, H F. Childers, 121. Terminal outburst and was relieved tion with one Bronze Star. The cisioned Chick Ogas, who was '
but we'vean idea he'd have A quartet of NATTC fightersput by Paul Janik, who twirled presentation was made by Capt.J rated the champion of the South

laughed himself to distraction ihe'd f on two stirring crowd pleasers fine ball for the last five and one- B. Lynch, Commanding NATTC. Pacific, and scored a TKO in the z
had to have had an extrac- with Alabama Dubose 173 out- third innings. Janik gave but three
The citation, to anti-sub task third round over Maurice Ben Sou-
tion.The pointing H, A Burnett, 170, and hits and a lone run. Walker was groups operating with the USS san, who was middleweight champof
dental exam didnt slow us Bill Spangler, 178, and Jim Mar- hit hard, yielding six bangles, but Bogue as flagship, was given to the French fleet

down. We Just phoned Corp. Jones'Message zano, 184, slugging it out to a had poor support. Lt, Anderson for "outstanding per- An AOMSc, Beard is a powerful ....
Center had him Howard Parsons Walt
send Pasierbekand
: over ,
" draw. formance of duty during the cur- body puncher and already has won
his Rollfast-rldmg-runner, Pvt. Jo- Jimmy White were the Termi- rent war.." the
Lt. Anderson was per- respect of the ring at NATTC,
seph R.. Shealey who nal tossers. Parsons started
wrapped our
fire, replated a huge hole in the sonnel officer of Composite Squadron -
store-boughten bicuspids in a neat strongly and was credited with the
flight deck which surely would VC-19, aboard the Bogue, Hind, 810,7 Tourneys
package, rushed them to the Dis- victory. White turned in a neat
_' have prevented the planes from which is a CVE. He served with Some high March winds that
pensary where they were stamped rescue act late in the game when
landing, making it possible for the the squadron from July, 1943, to carried into
"0,1(, For Light Duty," and Pasierbek lost his control. over April slowed the
returned -
carrier to limp out of the battle Gus Letchas February, 1944, during which the play in the NATTC Officers' and
'em to us before we had sure fielding third
area-and back to the States. sacker two group had several confirmed Enlisted Men's Tennis Tourna-
time to complain about the discomfort got blows for NATTCas kills."
Franzkowiak described the sec- did Bobo ments last week Only one result
of our nose rubbing on Ray big first baseman -
our chin. ond battle of the Philippines Robby Robertson and Buddy Lt. Anderson, an Atlantan, is was posted, Radel defeating Nelson

As we used to say to our part- which is still fresher in his memory Price each rapped two bingles for attached to the Military Training 6-3, 6-4, to enter thi finals in
ner in the Sanitation Dept. back and without question the toughesthe the Railroaders. Department. at NATTC. the enlisted men's singles.

home: "You drive now, I'll shekelawhile' experienced during his nearly However, it was a different --iif- -- .: -

two-and-a-half-year hitch aboard story against Chason Buy an extra War Bond today Old maids are born not mad .
_. the carrier-as "seventy-six hoursof ....... ."____ ..._ m__<__,,_ ..'- Dairy... --_ .- -
--- -- niiu&t-r "ne.It'11t: nine gain -
hell's-a-poppin'. ered a run In the second inning,
Two StorekeepersRelate "While being bombed, some of four in the third, three in fhe Bulkhead
our planes caught afire and it fifth, two in the seventh and
wasn't anything but good sound .
Combat wound up with a ,sc\ en-run
nerves and training in various splurge in the eighth.

drills aboard ship that made it pos Johnny Bittner, ace righthander

ExperiencesThere sible "to save her from a fatal formerly with the Hollywood club,

down. shut out the dairymen with two
are a couple of storekeepers Then Martin added, "But when hits for five frames
at NATTC who and Janik
are forgetting everything was over they all coasted out
some of giving up four safe-
the trials of
sea and air
combat-and pitched in and in little or no time ties and two counters. Bittner had
can now think more things went Just like it never did 10 strikeouts and Janik
objectively on the value of naval happen. There were a few who Outfielder Clarence Hembrookgot seven
cooperation and teamwork. sure helped out a lot going around
three for five for the
Get them Raiders,
together and they recall laughing, telling stories that never and Letchas, Bobo and Joe Kil-
many Instances of sudden could happen. Then there were lough hit for the circuit. The
death of all Navy
hands turning to to times when I'd look at a place and club played errorless ball in
put out a fire this
on the deck
of their stand there, Just saying to myself,
carrier which threatened the tilt as compared to four bobbles in
whole 'That's where so-and-so was last the Terminal tilt
ship and the
possibility of flier seen: I don't care to go throughthe _.
returning for a landing."I experience again

-except don't that know yet how we did it Both agree that they've seen G. H, Ohl, AEM Student
every man seemed to
enough ocean to last them a while
get up there and lend a hand," They went most of the way up the Gets V-7 AppointmentGeorge

Frank F, Franzkowiak, SKlc, of Pacific, were in the Gilbert and
Milwaukee, Wis., will tell you be- Marshall attacks before the kill H Ohl, S2c, an AEM

tween Aviation Storekeeper School in the fall of 1944, and took part, student in class M-25, has receiveda
classes. But "they all Just pitch too, in the invasion of Africa in V-7 appointment and will report
", in and help-that's how we did It," November of 1942 30 April to the U. S. Naval Re-

explains Wilbur Arthur Martin, --- ... _-- serve Midshipmen's School at Co-
SK2c, of Selma, Ind. lumbia University

The two went through "boot" NATTC Newsreel Ohl, who comes from Perrysvllle,

training at Great Lakes and -- Ohio, entered the Navy in August,
were in consecutively' numbered Continued' from Page Ten 1944, He attended Manchester

companies, housed In the same tough break recently In attempting College, North Manchester, Indiana
barracks; but they never met to halt a runaway turret, his and before entering servicewas #
each Other until both showed up arm became entangled in some a supervisor of radio electrical '
aboard the USS Suwannre back manner and he sustained a severe flight tests for Curtis-Wright L

In September of J9J3. Since then fracture just below the JJ>ow. The -.. -

they've been through plenty to- medico had to put a silver plateIn The bee, he is aljusy soul;

gether.In his arm. To you, Gus, we extend He has no time for birth contiol.
a scarce half hour the men I our best wishes for a speedy ,And that is why in times like these "Ge, this base is sure spread out." ,

,board the Suwannee put out a I and complete recovery. There are so many sons of bees (Courtesy of The BlutJacVtt)


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