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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: April 26, 1945
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VOL. 3, No. 7 ,,,, ( mm rmirnnrnmnnnrm 26 April, 1945 _
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.. e. An Activity o/ the Naval Air Operational Training Command


l' 'Frisco Confab Opened To Discuss World Peace Plans ''I


Training Saved t Late President Roosevelt Given $240,000 Per Year

Life Of Many a ; Great Share of Credit For Move By Ship's Service ,,!

Man In Pacific I I The San Francisco Conference of represent i\es from many nations of the world rich it is For EntertainmentMost I

hoped and expected may come forth with some plan to preserve world peace after the end of the

present conflict, opened on the West Coast yesterd aYe This conference Is of ,.1tallmport to all persons, .
It's Better To Get Too be they In civilian life or In one of the branches of the armed service. The JAX AIR NEWS, through Of Your Money Gets

Much Than Too Little, Camp San Francisco Newspaper now.Service, brings to ;you this synopsis of history-making events which are occurring at Back Through Recreational .,

Say Combat Veterans By Camp Newspaper Service Facilities Given You

e By Camp Newspaper Service The World Security Organization which is expected to evolve from the "Where does all the money coma

You've heard a lot from a lot of discussions among representatives of more than 40 United Nations meet- from?"
different people pro and con, about That's an oft repeated query
Army training. This contributionis ing at San Francisco was a cornerstone in a broad and integrated programfor whenever the Welfare Department

from battle.wise Pacific vet- assuring world peace advocated, and in a large measure conceived, by announces further plans for free
erans, invalided back to Oahu because entertainment of personnel here
of combat wounds or in- President Roosevelt.To And of late these announcementshave

juries. They told their story to the efforts of peace-loving men to make the world organization a been conspicuously more fre-

the Hawaii."Mld-Paclfican," GI weekly in reality, the new President, Harry S. Truman, has pledged his support.The quent.Only recently the Jax Air News

Pvt. Charles Mecolsky, 26, infantry proposed organization, base largely on the Dumbarton Oaks Pro- carried a story about a new meth-
rifleman, who saw actionon od adopted for handling and dis..
Guam and Leyte: "Every bit posals, would attempt to: Remove, insofar as is humanly possible, the tributing Unit Welfare and Recreation

of my training came in damn causes of war; make the waging of war by an aggressor nation in the fu- Funds, intended to give en*

handy. The best training I couragement to more frequent get-
ture as difficult as human ingenuity can contrive, and if, despite these safe-
ever received was the jungle course togethers in the forms of parties,

: here (Hawaii). I learned what to guards, aggression should break out anywhere in the world, "snuff it out"or picnics, dances and outings. It

.; .. expect in the jungle and how to i "localize" it before it gets out of control. was pointed out that around $15-:
fire all the infantry weapons. I 000 was being set aside for this
would seek to -- -- -
A GI has to be in tip-top physical The organization purpose every quarter. That's

shape before combat All forms I Killed in Action accomplish this by: ((1) encour-ad- i NAOTCliielHear_ i $60,000 a year! Then there's free

" of battle conditioning-infiltration aging and promoting settlement peaceful of interna- I movies, the weekly crew's dance,
justment or
.' courses and maneuvers-save your The Jax Air News and numerous
. tional disputes ((2)) preventing and 1
skin when you meet the Japs." other Welfare projects.
threats to the and
" Tech. 22 removing peace bit of this
Sgt. Fitzhugh Hogan Every money come
((3)) suppressing breaches of the
Infantry platoon leader, who par- by combined force if neces- to from a single source Ship'sService ,
ticipated in the Leyte invasion: I sary.peace proiits. And in turn

"Training? All we needed. Jungle these profits are derived from
Not 'Peace Conference'The
' : training here helped us more i tti t money pent by NAS personnel
: ',(: than anything we had received in job of the San Francisco at the various Ship's Service ac
:w, ,!'IH-t the States. We became familiar delegates is primarily to draft a tivities. Included are the soda

-'I 1 with jungle tactics and learned Charter for the organization which fountain, malnside merchandise

< T. how to fire quickly from the hip. when agreed upon, will be sub- store, cobbler shop! tailor shop,
mitted to each of the United Nations
"Let's hare more infiltration barber shop candy and cigarette
'. COIU-.HPH. Don In Leyte we went governments for approval counters, officers' uniform and
to their constitutional
" through a lot of machine gunfire according. tailor shop; WAVES Ship's Service -

and It helps to be accustomed processes.The I in Bldg 720, Student Offi
e to whining bullets before San Francisco Conference # Cqtr \ cers' Ship's Service Transient
will not be, insofar as this war is
the Japs really open up on you. Barracks :Ship's Service and Barber -
We in concerned, "a peace conference"As Shop WAVES Parlor
,: fought Philippine villages Beauty -
r '" a lot, house-to-hou.se combat, I'm Secretary of State Stettinius The Anchorage, laundry
out in his address of '
. : glad my boys learned about that pointed ''''' filling station, and a number of
j 6 "It will not deal with boundaries il.
beforehand. did 'elS <' lunch stands and other barber
\ They a mare I
or reparations or questions ',
: 'Ji ,
w ou job. One time we cleaned 200 hops scattered throughout the
S concerned with the disarmamentand
. Japs from tillage.. They were control of Germany and Ja. station.
, :: Continued on Page Three pan." I Working hand in glove with the
II' Welfare Department to estimate
---- -- H :
I While the establishment! of the .
l'- 110I- the profits which will be neededto
; Long Road to Tokyo] will be of the
_ Like thousands of the foot. organization one i underwrite the many Welfare
most important steps toward assuring ,
' Seen By Adm. King: slogging GIs about whom he world peace, it cannot be projects, Ship's Service, under the
wrote, Ernie Pjle met a soldier's direction of Lt Comdr. Joe
Washington (CNS-The) Pacific too strongly emphasized that itwill
'War has moved faster than was' death from Japanese! machine be only part of the larger pro- ,- M- operates with two objectivestooffer
bullets Le Island off
gun on for sale choice merchandiseat
expected a year ago, but we still Okinawa At the time of his gram, a program which takes into I .
have "a long, tough and laborious consideration all of the compli- prices consistently lower than
road ahead." That is the consid- death he was covering the war cated economic, social and politi- I Admiral Ralph EJa'I-: those outside, and to create just

ered opinion of Adm. Ernest J, iln the Pacific as a correspondent cal relationships among nations. son assumed his duties as Chiefof enough profit to cover operating

King, U. S. Fleet Commander, expressed assigned fo the Navy Earliir, Important, too, to that program Naval Air Operational costs and to provide the funds
In his annual report to the he wrote unforgettable storiesof are the Bretton Woods proposalsfor Training with headquarters on needed by the Welfare Depart-
Secretary of the Navy. Adm. the fighting in North Africa, establishment of an Interna- this Station H'eclnesda18 ment for its recreation and enter-
Italy and Trance.Navigators. tional Monetary Fund and an In- tainment program.
King revealed there never has April. Admiral Davison is a
-- -- -- -- --
ternational Bank for Reconstruction One of the best examples of the
"time-table" -
been a for operationsIn veteran of the combat area, having
the Pacific-the only thoughtwas Will and Development. These 2 recently returned from command way Ship's Service endeavors to
devices would seek to stabilize provide low-cost services is the
"to go as far and as fast as I of a task group in the Pacific -
the means in hand would permit" currencies, promote a fuller flow ( Fast Carrier Task Forces station laundry. Prices are ap-
the of of trade among nations and aid proximately 50 per cent lower than
----- -
speed -
fAtJut very operations --- --- -- ---
Be Entitled To
economically underdeveloped na- those of outside laundries.
"' 188 created new production problems -
he added, with "productionof tions and those nations devastatedby Service Men'sLeague During 1914 Ship's Servicedid
certain necessities falling be- war to progress and rehabili- nearly three miiiion dollars
hind requirements." Display WingsWing tate themselves-thus removing a worth of business! and almost

-- major source of friction and ie- ServesAs $186,000 in profits went to Wel
insignia for Naval air navigators sentment. fare. With Welfare In need of
Sea "Naval Avia Latin-America Stands! By $.OOOO
DutyCalling -designated per month to carry out
I. tion Observer (Navigation)"-has Also part of the broad programare a Home Tie its ambitious 1915 program. a

been approved. Concurrent with the reciprocal trade agree- total of $240,000, almost' a quar-

' the authorization for navigators to ments which now confer upon the Linking you! Yes linking you ter of a million dollars, will be
,; wear the wings the Navy President and the State Depart- provided
- A directive of 6 April 1943 with your church back home is by Ship's Service thisyear.
ment to bargain with
nounced that a Naval Air Navigation the Service Men's Christian .
entitled "Enlisted Personnel
I School has been establishedat other nations for concessions to The popularity of Service
international Ship's
Requests for transfer to sea an organization
"- American business by reducing our
Clinton, Okla., which will grad- activities here is
duty" should be of material interest tariffs certain commodities. backed by 90% of the Protes- increasing stead.
I uate approximately 300 men tant churches and ily, as indicated by the fact that
to all of those who wishto Operation of the reciprocal trade sponsored by
. monthly. sales during March were the
; high.
the General
from shore sta Commission on Army
get away agreements, authority for which
Eligible to receive the est record. More
, wings are on and
and more
I Navy Chaplains and the Fed-
tions. While this directive does expires June 12 unless renewedby
618 Naval officers including six men and women stationed here
eral Council of the Churches are
not that has in the of
absolutely assure! ,
I you Congress past
WAVES, who have graduated from coming to realize that Ship's ServIce
Christ in America.
a request for sea duty will be tended to increase our imports
previous Naval Air Navigation not only provides
goods and
I granted everyone may ask for Schools. All are assigned to duty from other nations and has given July 1944 was initiation time for services at prices that can't be
transfer If desire.In those nations the dollar the unit this
A they so necessary on base. Since then
involving flying. beat, but that often articles that
part the directive frays Students for the new schools currency to buy our goods. over 100 members have Joined, can't be found elsewhere are avail.
that, "Existing programs would will be drawn from Naval aviation Another component of the over- some now with units on far-flung able here. Furthermore
appear to provide adequatemeans all plan Is the proposed International Isles or aboard ship on the high many
cadets ( from the servicemen
separated fllclit and women know that
for Food and
a for transfer of men to I Organization seas. Approximately 15: denomi-
., sea duty with minor exceptions. training program) and commis- Agriculture, already approved by nations are represented.Each the small profits made by Ship's
sioned Naval officers under 27 16 countries. Service eventually come back to
of Tfie aviation cadets Sunday evening at 1900 them In
years age. the form of
So there you are, Mac! f Someof will remain in cadet status until The Chapultepec Agreement, the S.MC.L. meets in the Small sored Welfare-spon Y
entertainment i
pledging the nations of the West- and recrea
fellows Mho have been for
fest and "airyourview"
you Chapel song .
graduated at which time they will tion. .I
ern Hemisphere to resist -
seeking sea duty hare the answer discussions of'ital
receive both wings and commissions -
their combined efforts -ate
by 4- J r
problems to service people. Th4
as Ensigns. also in the This St. Louis (CNS "'
Mill Interested In figures program Ordered to 1
If you're closing period followsin
Upon graduation from the Clinton agreement strengthens and Imple- "share-a-ride" with neighbors in
.> sea duty you should contact School, the navigators will be ments the Monroe Doctrine, traditional the All Saints' Chapel. his car, a local resident won .ro. )
officer for complete The Naval Air Station I
yourlIvi"lol" \ assigned to further operational pillar of U. S. foreign Chapterof peal of the order from his ration .k
details to the is
I Office, according Malnnlde. traintngwhich, .in the case of the I policy M.C.L. sponsored by Chap- board when he explained that' -h, '
Personnel on
Continued on Pilt&Threw Continual on Page Seven Continued On Page S?vrn car was a garbage! truck.

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Two JAX AIR NEWS 26 April, 1945


were man carried Invasion out of about Norway.twice week-Raids I The New President Takes Over Book Review.

ly against Bergen, Norway, for a _
period of five weeks when the By Lt. John Pilklngton, Jr.

squadron was replaced and shiftedto Tide ha English Taste ]t.
Kent, in the south of England, Sprague Allen Hanard University .
for patrol work over the Dover Tress. 1937. 2 volt.
of the WEEK Straits. From this base Lowe par- $8.00.

ticipated in providing the aerial Most of us remember the fads
umbrella over the "fleet" of assorted that suddenly became popular In
craft of every description! which this country in recent years: Min- .
evacuated the Tommies from Dun- iature golf, Jazz music, old-glass

kerque. collecting:, cubism, bank night
"We usually got up around peg-topped trousers, auction bridge
0400," Lt. Comdr. Lowe recalled, and a host of others. I
"and had the first planes in the Some fads die quickly and are I
air by dawn. We stayed up for never heard of again; others, when
about three hours, rested for the t&t the initial craze fades away, linger.
next three. and then went aloft on in a modified form until! they,
again for another three hour shift. become a part of our taste. They, j'
Surprisingly enough, oppositionwas x ? merge with social concepts until
much lighter than we expected. they are called styles. .

It was nothing compared to r The craze for acquiring old ..
.Y the grind that the fellows went : t glass, for example, has reached its
through later" during the" Battleof g. zenith, and yet in many of the
Britain. homes of the well-to-do one still
When this was over, the sees the remains of a once bud..
squadron. joined the carrier Illustrious ding collection. Another evidence

In June, 1940. After a that this fad has not completely,
short round trip to Bermuda, the faded away is the fact that antique
carrier headed for the Mediterranean : rbV _: dealers continue to sell old glass

with Fulmar fighters on goblets, cups, and plates in quan
board. Based at Alexandria, tities. What began as a fad .
9... .. -- they were attached to the Eastern A per.
influenced home
One of the greatest achieve- __ manently our fur-
Mediterranean Fleet and for
thus in our 'time I
nishings; own ,
ments crushing of the this threat war,df aside barbarismand from the next five months engaged In $If observe changes in taste. WQ. J

convoy duty, giving protectionto Tides In English Taste" Is a i
slavery for all but German, the merchant which '
; scholarly book, in whirls the
Italian and Japanese nationals is were ferrying troops and sup- w; thor, formerly a Harvard aU-I'(|
the greater understanding among plies to the Eighth Army in
sor, traces some of the changesIn
the world. Peo-
the countries North Africa. The '
ples of the various nations makingup under repeated attacks convoys by were enemy V5___ 4sv English taste of the fceven-
teenth and eighteenth centuries j
the Allies have come to know aircraft, the officer stated. V f
Time with Its resulting! pen.pec- [
in few ,
each other far a "Attacking a formation of Ital- k I
tidYM' live has enabled him to measure '
than could have ,
short years they ian bombers one October
tides In taste of this
circumstances in the period
under normal which :
were pressing home an as-
generations. Under the exigenciesof sault fleet 'V with considerable accuracy; ue I
on our my section shot
are too close to the scene to do
war Englishmen, Americans, down two of them," he explainedwith VV5V
the same for lie changes occur-
Poles Russians Frenchmen and
a grim smile. "I got one of
countless others have met on com- ring in our own day.
them with a bullet In the gas tank,
mon ground-as buddies on the and he crashed in a sheet of flame. Professor Allen divides his book
battlefields in the fight for free- Bullets struck my engine and it % into three sections; first, the vogueof

dom. American soldiers and air- quit-so I made a forced landing i1 Italian architecture in England;,
men have been based in England, in the water and was picked up second, the development of the for..
France, China, Australia, and by a destroyer about two hours : Y ax mal garden, and third, the mania
other countries. British, Free later. I was quite all right,. he z for "chinoiserie.: These three elements .
French, and Chinese youths have added hastily. of English taste began as
been trained as aviators on American The flier was on the Illustrious novelties imported from foreign
soil. We have known one an- when Swordfish torpedo and dive > der.c countries; enjoyed an immense
other through personal contact, bombers carried out the historic popularity; and gradually mergedinto
and have been : the fabric of social life.
friendships cement raid on the Italian fleet at Taranto ._._ :;.ot
"' T.'L
ed that should withstand the tests Italian architecture began to
in November, 1940. White
Harry S. Truman, stepping through the House door at
of time. make its into the
designs of
He was shot down for the way
sec- 0900 on the morning of April 13 to begin his duties as the nation's32nd
Exemplifying and typifying this ond time during a concentrated English architects in the early sev.
Chief Executive He will lead the nation in winding up the war
closer understanding is Lt. Comdr. attack by JU-88's on the Illustrious with Germany and Japan and In planning for the preservation of enteenth century. As could be expected .
Ivan L. F. Lowe, RN., British early in January, 1941, the all over the world. Italian features first were
liaison officer here witH British first such raid by dive bombers on attached to existing Gothic build..
student pilots. Charged with han- a carrier In history ings. The result was not unlike
dling all the administrative work "I was busy attacking one plane From Defeat For County many of the houses of our own day
in connection with these students, when another sneaked behind me where one sees Greek columns and
their discipline, and acting also in and sent Bullets crashing into my pediments on box-shaped nine.
the role of an instructor, he has back at the shoulder and into my Judge To Presidency In teenth century houses. Professor,
had ample opportunity in his daily right arm. Others tore into the Allen presents a detailed analysisof
contacts with Americans to learn plane. I didn't lose consciousness, the Renaissance architectureand
that we are very much the same. but I was unable to land back on 21 Years Truman's Story. its transformation into the
And when one day he returns to the carrier as it had been hit and so-called "classic" architecture of
England, he will carry with hima was out of control. I set her downIn the eighteenth century.
clear picture of what we are like, the sea again, and was pickedup By Camp Newspaper Service Parallel with the introduction
to spread the word that the United about two and one-half] hours Like many other Americans who World War I broke out, he was of Italian architectural det>lgn"
States is a wonderful country, that later." have won distinction in public life, inducted as a lieutenant. He wentto Into England was the Importation -
the people are very friendly, and The destroyer which picked him Harry S. Truman, 32d President of i France with his regiment and of the formal garden from
that the average persons in both up accompanied the stricken car- the: United States, and the new '' participated in the St. Mihiel and Italy by way of France. The
countries are very much alike. rier to Malta, where he was hos- Constitutional Commander in Argonne offensives. lIe was quickly vogue of the formal garden was
Born in Leeds on 16 February, pitalized for three months. After Chief, is a war veteran with an I promoted to a captain of Field tremendous for a time, and thenit
1916, Lowe was just a lad when that further hospitalization In outstanding record as a soldier 'I' Artillery and by the time the war too crystallized into the taste!
his family moved to Sussex, near England followed.As Friends of the new President ended was mustered out as a major of the time. That It had a permanent ,
have said that his character was I As a result of these expert
London. He attended Hamilton the lieutenant-commander effect Is evidenced by
himself it rounded and deepened by his experiences ences, he has unusual insight into the number of formal I
House, a preparatory school, in puts not all his time gardens
the and
problems of
London and then went to St was spent being shot down. In in uniform. Prior to the combat soldier and psychology that are planned today.
Paul's. Upon graduation In 1934, fact, the situation l t quite the World War I, he had worked at lifetime he has, maintained throughouthis his Perhaps the most spectacular of
he joined the staff of a merchan- re"erse-Ior during his tour of odd jobs, as drugstore clerk, news- interest in veterans and their prob all the shifting tides of eighteenth
dise store chain which operated duty on tlje Illustrious he shot paper wrapper, bank cleric: and had lems. century taste was the mania for,
throughout England. He rose down eight. German and Italian Helped run the family's 480-acre ""chinoiserie, Soon after the voy.
Lamar Mo. President Harry S. Truman the
aircraft. farm near ( of Vasco
from junior clerk to underman- age da Cams, products
After he finished high school, "s" is just an initial and doesn'tstand
ager of a store in Worcester whenhe Released from the hospital in from the Far East began to ap-
he endeavored to get an appoint- for anything) was born on
parted to join the Navy in Oc- England in July, 1941, he was or- ment to the United States Military May 8, 1884, son of Mr. and Mrs. pear in English houses. Although
tober, 1938 under a program exist- dered to Yeovilton, the Fleet : Academy at West Point but John Anderson Truman, farm folk the design of the porcelain, the
ing at that time which granted a Fighter School, as an instructor failed because of poor eyesight. That makes him 61 years old next lacquered screens and furniture",
commission as an acting sub-lieu In September, 1942, he went backto Nevertheless, he enlisted in the month. Despite his slight build, and the Indian chintz was directly,
tenant in naval aviation. operational duties aboard an- Missouri National Guard, and when spectacles and thinning grey hair, opposed to the prevailing trends
Initial training was given other carrier which later took partin he looks younger, and has the phy- of symmentry, proportion, dignity, .
aboard one of the Royal Navy's the invasion of North Africa by sonville at 2811 West Lake Shore sical stamina to stand up to what and balance of classic architectureand
aircraft carriers, the Hermes. the Americans. After a month Blvd., Riverdale Gardens. They has been described as the most gardens, the craze for these
After three months of general there, the carrier returned briefly have one child, Angela Mary, aged punishing Job in the world. objects art was appalling. Here
Indoctrination, e x a m I n a lions to England and then headed for two and one-half years. Following World War I, the new was a fad that ran counter to the
were given, and being among the Pacific. Until August, 1943, Favorite sports of the officerare President invested all his savingsin established tendencies, and yet, Its
those who passed, young Lowe it operated with an American task swimming and golfing Ills a small business-a Kansas City appeal was so strong that it became
was sent to primary flight trainIng force, making sweeps in the Coral leisure time Indoors Is spent haberdashery and like many one of the forces operating
at Gravesend, not far from Sea.He reading and listening to the ra- other veterans of that period, he to break down the appeal of "classsicisrn
London, at the mouth of the returned to England againin dio. lie still hasn't quite accus- lost his shirt during the hard timesof ,"
Thames. Two and one-half September, 1943, and was assigned tomed himself to the commercials the early '20s. Next he turnedto Professor Allen Is not concerned
months passed, and he was to the Admiralty in London. there being none on the > politics. His first elective office merely with these three innova-
transferred to Net her a v 0 n, The following January h. was government operated BBO. lie's was that of county judge. Although tions themselves, but with their
about 40 miles from btratford- transferred to the Empire Central very happy about working In the he then was 38, (1922) he effect on English esthetics, social
on-Avon, the home of William : Flying School for research work United states, although the decided he ought to have a know- life and philosophical thought. He
Shakespeare, for intermediateand in all newly developed phases of Florida weather Is a lot differ- ledge of the law for the job and sees in them the cross currents of
advanced training. In November I flight training. Then he went toa ent than that of England, which, took a 2-year course at Kansas taste that constantly change and
1939, he was ordered to naval air station near Manchester he says, Is more like that of New City Law School. In 1924 he was shape our way of living. His book
operational training at East- to put into practice the new York or Pennsjlvanla. defeated for re-election, but in is primarily for the student of
leigh, near Southampton, for I instrutional methods evolved at The impressions he held of 1920 was returned to office as eighteenth century literature, but
two months. the school. In July he left Eng- I America from movies and books presiding judge of the court. He it makes fascinating reading for
Completing this phase, he was land to relieve Lt Comdr. D. C. i before ever seeing this countrywere was known in Missouri as a lib- the interested layman.
sent by boat and rail to the portof Gibson, RN, here at NAS Jacksonville not very different from actual eral and an outspoken advocate of
Toulon, France, where he reporting on 16 August fact He believes that one can tolerance, but he also was a be- of Investigations of America'swar
boarded a carrier for practice 1944 get to know people over here more liever in party organization and a effort which just was going
landings and take-offs in the Lt. Comdr. Lowe was marriedto quickly, but that once an American man of intense loyalty. Into high gear. The new Chief .
Mediterranean. Gladiators and a girl he knew back in the days overcomes the natural reserveof He was first elected to the Unit- Executive and his fellow committee
before he donned a uniform ed States Senate in 1934. He was members toured the na-
Skuas were the planes used. the Englishmen, they are just as
former Elizabeth Johnson re-elected in 1940 for a second tion, visiting This brief training over, he returned of Corn- friendly as we are. He points out
to England and was assigned wall, on 1 November 1941 Whenhe that in England there are about term. shipyards and Army camps and
to a fighter squadron which came to the United States he one-third as many people as in this In the Senate he won himself questioning workers and execu-
was being formed at Winchester.At was unable to bring her along because country in an area of 400 miles and a reputation a legislator as a who hard worker tives. The result was a series>
"voted of 60
the end of March, 1940, while of the transportation situa- by 100 miles. This crowded con- them as he saw them," but he reports reforms and -
only about two-thirds of the work- tion and existing regulations. How. dition baa led to the English draw did not attract national atten. ,Gen Brebon B.improvements. SomerJl -

Ing out program had been finished, ever, all this was ironed out In ing a wall about themselves for tion as a statesman until late \'(' has declared thai the Truman
the squadron was shifted to the January of this year, and Mrs the sake of a little privacy, and In 1940 when, as head of the Committee's recommendations
Orkney Islands off the northern Lowe is now in this country; The that is the only reason for their Senate committee which bore saved the nation more UYIa
tij of Scotland because of the Ger- 1 couple make their borne In Jack- so-called reserve his name be conducted a series $200,000,000.Page .


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26 April 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Throo

Famous Country $2,200 ,In War Bonds Go They Casts,. On Radio Program -1 '.

Doctor VisitorTo To Winners Of Contest

I Air i StationDr. Which Opens On May 1 1A

C M. Wassell, the country r t;

doctor from Arkansas, was a guest $500: war bond as grand prize,, I -I rx

at the Naval Air Station this plus 40 other prizes totaling $2,20C
week. In war bonds, will be awarded tc

i He's. the same Navy doctor, who winners in a Navy Show. Contest '

took care of the wounded men on opening. 1 May 1945. D4UTiJT1'iflZI e 'U
I the MAKBLEHKAD and HOUSTON All officer and enlisted person .

t the man the president talked net male and female, of the Navy,,
about In his fireside chat of April, Marine Corps and Coast Guard are H
1942. eligible tq submit manuscript 9
The 61-year-old doctor spoke to suitable for presentation on the

I civilian workers at the A. & R. stage or over a microphone.
shop Monday afternoon. He Entries may be in the form ol QUESTION: What do
I sketches, skits, blackouts, mono you
praised workers for the fine jobthey're ea spaN
chat- think will be fate? ,
. logues, master-of-ceremonies Hit.ler's r
doing he paid tribute to I ,
women in war work and urged ter or fcongrs. They may be comi.1 k
that a monument be erected to cal or serious and may be w. G. BAUMANN, Sic (AMM), p&v

I them when the war is over, and on actual experience or may be Battle Creek, Iowa: I ext

he urged every worker to stay on I imaginary I My opinion is that he will go to I
The content l Is sponsored by Switzerland or some other country tk'
the Committee on Script for that hasn't: been at war? am
Sailor Shown, of the r
Soldier and "
thus escape all the punishment he<
filers' War Hoard. The WWII
so rightfully deserves. s
is a group of outstanding professional I c .
"rt'rli'uluntarllv! devoting arc
talents HOYT PAFFORD, Sic, Callahan .
their time and to .
jobs Involving war writing for WeT would be thai :
Government agencies I my thoughts R
Judges will be John Mason I he will be shot But there 1sn'tanything A 3l
too bad for him
Paul" W
Brown, Russtrl Crouse, >
Gallico, Max Gordon, Oscar Ham. I
merstein II, George S. Kaufman, JOSEPH T. ESPOSITO, Sic, qs I
i Christopher La Farge, Frederic. Brooklyn, N. Y.: _
March, and Hole Morrison. I think that Adolf Hitler will

r In addition to the grand prize meet his end by his own leaders $' .... wcaiWir ._"" ..., ...-- h-h,_
{ there will be four first prizes of I before the war is completely over Here's couple of folks who "cashed In" on the "Name It or

1 i J250 each, four second prizes of In Germany. Take It" radio program put on ,at the auditorium Mainside lastThursday ;
1"I $100 each and 32 third prizes of I night. The chap In the center Master T'hnl'al'r:

$25 each. All will be in war bonds J. R. SCHMIDTKE* Sic, Con. geant Robert M. Barr of Salt Lake City, Utah! who was selectedas
i I (maturity value). nellsville Pa: the service\ man of the week and given $10. Oddly enough, Mrs, :
Contest rules, other than those If he is still alive I think he will Barr (Sgt. Ilarr's wife) was selected at random from the audience

I given above, followManuscilpts be given a fair trial, although the as one of the participants In the program. She was given a dollar (
to be eligible for I odds will be against him all the and.a rolling pin. It's just possible she's planning to use" that rolling
) competition, must be postmarkednot way I believe he will be just pin to get the ten bulks out of friend hubby At the left in the picture -

later than 1 August 1945 I plain shot or hung, instead of all above is Ted Chapeau (colorful(', In charge of the program
Announcements of prize winners this talk of burning at the stake which Is scheduled to be repeated at the auditorium tonight with

will be made 15: October 1945. I That went out in the years of Homebody else getting the $10 major prize.
Manuscripts should be addressedto witchcraft.K .
1 the Navy Contest, Witters' War

Board 122 East 42nd St., Room I F. JONES, Sic, Baltimore,,
5U9. New York 17, N, Y. Md. :
All entries must be original, unpublished I What I think should happen:: I i

except by military I Let him stand trial with the JewIsh '

agencies and owned exclusielyby I people as his jurors.J. I
.r the contestant \
must be typed or I vEs Sweden The latest
Manuscripts story
P. SMITH, S2c, Atlanta Ca.: s _
written in legible hand on one side making the rounds In Germany, _
I think the Russians: will get
of the only The sheets according to Swedish
paper newspaper
him and deal with him in their
should be bound together and num. sources has It that Adolf Hitler
bered. The cover or top page must own way. i really is an Allied agent/ When

Dr. Wassell be clearly marked with the title the Alliew. finally defeat Germany
the sketch the. author's name, JOHN M. PATTERSON JR... Hitler's hideaway .
the job "until the last Jap has of and reach
Sic (PhoM), Rochester N. Y:
and both his naval
rank rate thus
to account. or near Berchtesgaden
been brought varied and Inter.
and (
In an Informal interview Dr, and permanent address. No manuscript I I kind of'think that he will gc Many story goes, der. Fuehrer will
Wassell admitted that the toughest will be returned nor will into exile in a neutral country as: esting1) are the sights, shapes, met them at the gate take off

assignment he ever had was the Writers' War Board be was done before, unless the Reds sizes suits, and amusements about I his mustache and say In English .

working with Cecil B DeMille in eponsible for lost beat him to the draw. the WAVES' swimming pool, particularly : "Glad to see you, gentlemen.

Hollywood filming 'The Story ol Therefore, one copy should be I'e.j I when most I am agent 71'7.Iy mission
JOHN E WEST S2c Dunn on a Sunday .
tamed by the author ,, U conclude Germany is
pr. copies should be mailed to N C : lof the girls have a free day for ruined"
nut the real Dr. Wassell IIk..dthe for possible misplacement of one I I think Hitler will hide out and : relaxation. Everything from an
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movie version of his p pprl. i entry in administering the competition live a hermit's life until he dies.
..nt'f'It and I.-hi l high tribute to I J. G. STIRRUP, AMMlc, Ml- I elementary dog.paddle right up
who brought the ., the line to Gloria Callen finesse .:; ""' ....
Cary C'ooper The author retain the powerto imi, Ia.: I t)
doctor to the wreen. Asked protect bin. rights insofar as I believe he'll try to make his is demonstrated in the way of propelling Kt1

about the difference in size Dr they apply to publication and escape to Norway or some other I the eager hull through the I oui 1
\Vasi elt (commented ""t'M. GaryIs to radio and professional, stage, Tortitied outpost, while his men board
.about .six: or even Inches production. All material sub- keep fighting behind him. I don't water. From the diving
kind of dive
taller than 1 sin nut he was milled to the content, whetheror think he will be captured alive; I there comes every I 7rnite&\
selected to portray emotion And not If IK awarded a prize, maybe He will either kill himself or his from a plain old-fashioned "belly
feelings; lit* wasn't selected for printed and distributed", to men will do it. whopper" to the smooth jackknifeor
t\if.\ ." member of the armed fortes, floating swan. I Flying 45 combat missions never

The picture left one point In royalty free. Tree rights for all C. C. CALDWELL, AMM3c,,, Aloug the concrete bides! the I equalled the thrill of seeing hU
doubt did Dr. Wassail marry the amateur civilian production and Charleston W. Va: smooth paving Is thick\ with sundevotes seven-months-old son for the first

American girl, Madeline Day "Icertainly distribution will be controlled by I think he will sorta give the who display varying I time according to ACRM Shelton!
did marry her," beamed the individual, with royalty pa>'. Allies the slip and get away and hues of success ( '?) ranging J rom Garner

the doctor. "And she's just as able to the author under conditions hide out like the Kaiser did after reaming cerise to the much I The 21-year-old chief from

sweet and charming in real life as approved by him. the last war desired glowing bronze. The multitude Shreveport, La., who holds the
Larraine Day made her in the picture Upon the manuscript the contestant of freckles and the! frequent Distinguished Flying Cross and
of fact like must state over his signature peeling stages are no longer the Air Medal has just returned
As a matter we I RAY MILLER, 32c, Milwaukee,
Florida. We're planning to buy a I that his entry is submitted Ms. : a subject of (comment beinga from an ESSEX class carrier in

little house down here and settle i In accordance with the terms of Hitler will, in the end, decide his long since worn out topic.\ The the Pacific where he served as
the contest briefest of brief suits the must radio-gunner in Torpedo Seven
down one of these days. limit to the number >wn fate by suicide, or if captures
.. The Javanese girl, Tre Martini,, of There manuscripts is no an author may sub I imminent he will avoid it by sedate and the most flamboyantof Garner's pilot was Lt. Comdr.L .
colors one or two pieces,
( Ewoldt of
from the doc- be come other means E. skipper Torpedo
drew warm praise mit but only one prize may
make pleasantly kaleidoscopiceffect.
a Seven, and former skipper of the
tor. "Yes she was very pretty. a contestant. -----
won by
They drape shapes rang TBF squadron stationed here.
She gave her blood to three of my The decision. of the judges will
know," he reminisced. be final. If the standard of writ- ing from the well-known "sack The DFC was awarded the
boys you
'Tre Martini deserves a lot of ing lacks sufficient merit, any of IHOLY! HOLY! tied In the middle" effect to Garner for participation( in the
those trim enough to grace .a Rattle for Le te Gulf. His .
credit for the work she did. And the awards may be withheld at the I I > squadron

the Dutch nurses were wonderful.No : discretion of the judges and theWriters' II I During a strafing attack on magazine.r, ; attacked Jap battleship,,
With all the regal cruisers and destroyers and in
on.. will ever know the real War Board the USS Princeton, which t sin('e competent
I I air of a monarch who finds his a dive bombing attack his IBM
contribution they made. ------ --- kiss been lost, Lieut. Otto K.
I throne comfortable was officially cre remarkably ,
Or Wassell wear the Navy Olander, (thC) US Ml: helped a I
direct bomb hit cruiser.The .
on a Jap
the WAVE life guard sits in
Trot He wears it proudly for Training Saved badly hurt bluejacket to theemergency
I the Air Medal awarded for
hU fur his buddies who treatment room. The i splashy splendor surveying was
boys i
sailor turned to crystal waters with vigilant eye sinking a Jap cargo ship in a raidon
and died when there grateful eyes
was little to fight with and no Many A Man In I the chaplain, then grinned 1 I and ready to leap to the rescue Formosa.

of winning." broadly and began to laugh. 'I I should some WAVE depart the surface Chief Garner's 45 combat missions .
hope Pacific CombatContinued Lieut. Olander was pushed I and make like a submarine, I Ii cover four years in the Navy
In the past few months Dr. Was. I if I in both .
that a man so wounded could i or some unwary paddler below and include action the Atlantic
sell has visited more than 600 war from I'age 1 find anything at which to laugh. should suddenly find herself being' and Pacific. He was on

plants and shipyards throughoutthe In c'onc..h'aMeIar.... I "Uhv'rei you laughing son ?" I dive-bombed by a flying body hurtling the RANGER in the invasion of
country. He spoke six times dug every 1'hat'8damn the chaplain asked. I down from the high board. I North Africa and flew convoy in
while in Jacksonville and shook I only lost three men. the wounded the North Atlantic and raids oa
I "It's funny -' *- ---- I
hands with more than 6,000 people. good.
chuckle Norway
between *
Asked how he kept going at this Pvt. Philip Gillen, 26, combat defi. I "It'll man gasped awful funny. You see, 1 Navigators Will I In the Pacific his squadron hit
think the
"I Army
rate, he replied "Just give me a engineer: Hikesire you're the chaplain and you I Okinawa, Formosa the China
I overtrains its men.
chance to take my shoes off and utely start the Sunday services all Coast, and covered the Philippines
I stretch out for ten minutes and O,K., but they should be hikes moref the time with 'Holy holy, holy I Be Entitled To action.

, I'm ready to go again" > a steady diet The Army and, boy, that lure U me Although his plane has been shot
.. .. you 40 miles one day and then two i
-- --i I'--- .
months later decides to hike anJther all over!t" Display WingsContinued ip on several occasions Chief Gar.. ;
New York (CNS)- Mrs. Sophie 40. They'd get better results 1 ------ I ner feels that Lady Luck has been

Murray boarded a bus, paid a jy weekly marches of 15 to 26 ombat engineer: "I think the i rom Page One riding with him. He's never revived

nickel and then discovered the bus miles. The Army really teaches Army trains its men well. Of ones headed for patrol-bombing a scratch. ;

was going demanded the wrong her way for back.her. you how to handle equipment. In ourse we received instruction we squadrons, will include thorough The tall, soft-spoken drawling t t

She bus driver wouldn't money come the: Enginers you've got to know ever used, but, at the time, how training as bombardiers. Others, southerner is looking forward to

The So she bit him in the ear, a lot about construction equipment was the Army to know which theaer following operational training, will his new assignment at Fort Lau. wlerdale
across. would be sent be assigned to carrier squadronsand Fla. for his wife and
causing him to jam the bus into a is well as weapons. I've got no of operation we neW'son
street post Mrs. Murray woundup omplaints on that score." oT It's a damn good idea to the Naval Air Transport Com !' are joining him there very

in jail, one nickel poorer. PVt. Dwight E. Gotschall, 28, know more than you have to use." mand. soon

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1 The JAX AIR NEWS U published Meekly at the U. SNkvtd .
Air Station Jacksonville Florida, by the Public
Relation OJlke at no expense to the goveinmtnt. Copies 1
me distributed fire of charge at the Naval Air Station
the,Naval Air Technical Training Center the Headquarters "))on't Fence Me In"or

tt the Naval Air Operational Training Command Naval
Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs Naval AuxllInry "Keliglous Claustrophobia"It
Air Station Cecil Field: the Naval Air Gunnen School,
the U. S. Naval Hospital, the Natal Auxiliary Air :Matter" In perfectly normal for American people to
Municipal No. 1. and the Naval Auxiliary Air :Station: resent. "being "hemmed In." Our heritage U such'

MIIYJ'OIL that we do not like being "(,,"" "" In," whether It

he a geographical sense, or whether It he hj Ideal
Captain Heibert E. Regan USN I 'Jn
Commanding Officer or .Ideal. A "ongHit..r recently expressed this
Jacksonville Naval Air Station \ l I feeling "hii'llf' all have when he wrote: i

1/et me live bv myself in the ,
Captain' Joseph B. Lunch, USNR
Commanding Officer V ? evening
Naval Air Technical raining Center And listen to the murmur of the

4 ottonwood trees;
Captain John J. O'Mallev (MC), CSN I
Commanding OfficerU. send me off forever but I ask you please,
S. Naval Hohpltal Don't fence IIM In:" i
;Many eople,, mistakenly think that religion Is ;
Colonel Martin J. Kelleher, USMC (Ret)
Commanding Officer a "fenced In" affair. When religion U mentioned,

Mailne Bauacki they hnmediately! get "relljtloiis claustrophobia,"

; : Religion is not .a "fenced' In" affair nor Is a Christian -
Commander Edward E Dolecek L'SN
Commanding Officer a "fenced In" person.. Instead, just the opposite
I Naval Air Gunnen School \ is true, and Christ reveals this to us In the

s Ciospel of :st. John when He makes, this. "statementIn ,
Frank T. Coibln t'SN
Commanding Officer the tenth chapter, ninth verse: "I am the Door:

Naval Auxlllaty Air Station Green Cove Springs bv :Vie j jf any man enter In, he liall tw' saved, and \

USN "shall, go In and out and find pasture.''
Commander Michael P. BaRdanoviih .1
Commanding Officer How'd I know her sister was only 10' What does Christ have III mind when He makes

Naval AU>.llI.u')' All Station:; Cecil Field I I this statement ; and how will It apply to us ?

Commander Salem A Van Eveiy, Jr The door to the sheepfold\ serves a great purpose
--------- --
Commanding Officer for the sheep. In the morning, the door to
No 1
Naval Auxlllaii All Station Municipal
the slieepfold means an opening to the ouslde| |

Commander M P. Mt'lTltt, USNR \\lIrltl-1\ world of sunlight green grass, and fresh

Commanding Officer witter; In the evening, It means an opening Into
Naval Auxllldi> All Station MajpoitLieut. O
o D 00 securtty-seeurlty' from darkness and wild animals.Ihe' .

Col. IllUm T. Evans. LSMC (Ret.) door to the sheepfold. ., then, Is very Important
Commanding Officer
Mailne Aviation DetachmentThe to I the sheep.
I Mainside Movie Schedule I How did thin llliiftntlloB ppl>' U Slip pmplr tn .vth.m
JAX AIR NEUS receive Camp Newspaper Service Christ wan upmkini, and how il..r. It apple' !. o.* sniilrlit |
m.ileiHl Republication of credited matter prohibited Thursdaj="PKIDK OF Tin YANKEES: Gary Cooper.| Tlmelj linn wad : At the dour !.. the hrfplolcl li In the khrrp. ,
without )pei'mission of CNS.ar Derailment 205 E. replay of the life story of the!! famous Lou Oehrlg, pride (.( the Nett'York 'o Cliri.l U tu mankindKrli .
42nd St.. N. y. C.
Yankee baseball c'Inh.rrlday"EsCArE .i I..n In rrlrnkr, nut ronllnrnirnl. It uprnf .p lilt
I II IX 1'111'Fon," Otto A Navy nurse, fur n., unit Kltm mranlitK and purpose. t, our livt.. II,.
I hruger. C'. 4i i. Jung. the surd p'hu.I.t., l a. this In mind vtkmhr .
recuperating; from nervous shock has a strange nightmare In which makes Thin oUtrnirnt "".,1111' the la.l thinly gars

A ;Lol o// War Still Ahead she. saves the life of a man about to he killed. The next day she meets pr"|ilr I nun ill aver she rlvllitrd Hvrld have r..ii.ullnl mr..imonj .
ill the patirnU In Ihriu d half ..f lit. Intrr :111Ihrrr
who IN mission
the man, on cLingerotis fur rndeOllrn.: She help.sate "
In* nut lirrn one prnhlen In the last rrnurl that has
his life an well an capture German spies. rrlljUm .utlook lilr"
nut terra Hint or finding nn
An air of ten e expectancy is pre ent in aturclaAIBI.Il'iG Hill," Barbara Stanwyck. ISIS: 4') shotsonly Hut, tomrunr Mill ua" It ,..lIal., ii ti rrlrm.r, bun about

; Allied armies ever the ten C'.mandno.h'-.
the atmosphere as move .
'I The Ten (iinimmtdmrnU. are '...11'11'11..tt. I I. ..nr krittrf
closer to a conquest of Germany. Everyone Sunday-"COI'XTERA1'T.A'K," Paul Miml. Drama of IUsi....ian .. Ihe ttitnl: huttrvrr, Ihrrr U .n..lhrr way lit think *l
is the final fall.: Iarattflttp..rllho team up with partisans in a hchhitl-the-line. attackon thrm I.." .uliidini ritiirn ttwulil. set h.,r the. (.nurrn.
eagerly awaiting
naturally German headquarters In a Russian factory. Before the bonding is menu d.. away ttllh Ihr taws which. e.ls| tnd.v We rrlIrr -
of the domain of .\azidom. It will be an I I that Ihr !iaws are lor ear prolretloii. Hr thin \p,*-
destroyed. a paratrooper| and a girl partisan are trapped in the cellar Irilion ttr hate Irrrdanirrrdonrant fear and ,..,rrvIhr .
event which will bring unbounded joy to the i with eight Nazis. 1'roin there the story takes 11.psychological tv\ lst 'I. .miir In true ..r the 1m C'nniiii.itdiiii-liU. They. ,1 I.

hearts of millions of people, but in this great: I relative to the strength of the Germans and Russians under emotional turn nut hinder. 1 hey", .are. tin for. help our u prulriliim. I* live nine and, health sense .)., und guideposts happr

delight we should NEVER} lose sight of the strain. to Irrrdiimttrlll .
I ;Jlonday="SALOylR-1111ERE: xHR lANhl: ; ," Roil (C'Mineron I"n, Ihrn, U not. t. lir r..n.ld.Io.l .* a 'li-liird. in"
fact thatee Mill got: a lot of war to fightin David Urine, Yvonne De ('arlo. A Viennese dancer ( Vvunnel) U affair, nor U a I hrMiim. a frnrrd la" person Innlrml,
the Pacific before the boys can come hometo it in tin uprnlnt Inlu the real lilr. mil. (hrlot U the iluorvtv -
I' brought toII1..rl 'a bv Hod ( ameron.hlle traveling: through,: .Ari- "I.m I thr, Wiiv the Truth, and She Live lie rtmicciimrlh
resume their normal procedure of life. tuna, their stagecoach U held up l\\ bandit leader. David prose later lo the hulhrr lint. I In Vlr (John 14:11.:

I she does her dance. which is so sensational that the townsfolk change
:Nobody: Knows when the downfall of Germany
the ton II'''' name to I"\UHn-"lltIU sh|| DANChD: ; bv which it
will be announced. It would be fool- Is still kllO\\ n. She creates, havoc with many 1IIt'1I. hut finally falls

hardly to vouchsafe any opinion However, for cme.

we should" be mentally prepared for s such Tuesday. "HOI.IA U'OOII AMI: VINE: ," James KlUunauda;

an announcement in order that we do not McKaj. A comedy romance nit hi a studio background, (his concerns
a boy, a girl and a clog The girl arrives In MollvvH.od hens "n brcont-l
let up for a :single moment in the prosecution lug a .star. The bo>', a writer, conceals hi. Identity while courtingher.
1'ot..I.1. ( linpH !Muslin 11..1. anti IUr"I"al.m Vie
of the war against Japan. And the clog attaint the fame the 1II1..ltl'anl4'l( fur herstlf, 07,\o Huh iVimmunlon. conducted b}' Chaplain :, U.

\\V\e made remarkable progress againstthe and I. responsible fur reuniting the separated couple.ediieftdd.v SkmneUN"
\\' ="BCI.i.1IGIITiItS: ; ; ." laurel ) Bi, 'IK !se" ue
and( 1111 rch'. latest of
:Nips in the past ,'ear. Some of our ; ChI<|1'1..111'! I.. W Dm Id"ion, Jr.. pieaihlng.
this hilarious conwdj team's pictures.SALTY ..
OHO :IoATT1'I tire
leaders haH declared that
military we ate ---- --- "ihtiiluln .1 I 1) sklnnei pieathlnK
not ahead of the timetable because we rolling Adjusted lo Lire."
New Books In NW: :sunclwv; School foi, rhlldien' t mall Chapel
haven't.any time schedule in the Pacific- 1111' ,( C. S. Natal! Hospllnl Service"

we simply move forward at the fastest pace j Chaplain Daniel 1 I.. Can pieiuhlng
Station Library i-C'nt'1011: ; l>l"lne Sec.Ice
military strategy; safely' permits. Chaplain. S.t', Bell, pieuihlnirThe '
Realism of the f.ate
Japan is not so situated that we can get 'I it bra Ihr trriuh Were Here, 1100-ChilsllHrt. Science .seivlie, ismull Chapel).
hy sirphrn Huiikil l Hio-\'enici' !Scci,-r-R. M C. l.-Blbl. Muclvalhnlli
at her in one fell swoop as the Allies HUMOR FROM The "I.n.anl.t l Krt .lutUl (' '' luprl.: Hnttia' Read and ltlrminlum" tirn.,
Her scatteredover >)' Jmnr KumlmntOne Ob.W: -Ml.HK. .
against Germany. troops are
lugs as Hrrtl KOI .., ohiO--hit,...
many small and large i islands in the Pacific j HERE AND THERECan't :s.llv. ('.rrl.li.r. tiotuMaM1U I .
Spurts *..lr., "taIrl leant .
: *> -Maim a
they ate in the homeland, and in all 'I he hers i I. lli.tery. Sidney J| oli.VIOK I'm) Mils*

probability of them are in Man even Look :3, K. I'. r.n.uniiJw.rph (LhrlMi.il. :siirnic, Srrvirfl Mu.tln Kd and Rirmiasham!
many Doctor: "}'OIl'U have to avoidall hinter, Father .l V1 drrn :OOu,. Aicnur.
churia. The Very fact that they are !so" widely forms of excitement" ''a"" Rhoda Tn.a. liOn, Small chapel.

I separated will make conquest more dif- j sailor: "Can't I even look at ll'a... ,. 'W.t.l.rlUr, latter l Itirminth.m1'HX llay sainl..: small (haprl, corner ..f M..ti. and

fault. them on the street." :M-W rll .IMINlomvrruH : ) Muluul infillnjfedixndav').
; Will :si inK, ."riiiildWrittrn lrtti..h Krliiiuun .enirra. and| trllottuhlp Hour.
The average; person, in :speaking; of tr In Ihr Sand, C...r. h'i lit iv lhl%- sniall Chapel, Muatln and mlnfchwrn,
Retort Swift line and Aflniiratiun I ""|1''''. Miilnslcli
possibility of a speed conclusion of the war 'I Ihr Indigo ;Nriklirr. C' ,.
Chief: "I've been told that jouwere rmir Tuesday. 1IIIH\\--'hlll'ldlnl': : : :\ Office, NATTC'aF
overlooks the InviUlion In Ike, Doli.U,. 'luchcluv' 1i'lIJllj.IC.'hllplllln' UKIce, Yellow \\hl M7NAI.S
; Japan possibly
against prob.// drunk last night and wereseen iTmt :sun, ( rrderVvvHiie : /

lem of !'uPPIf.lere words cannot .. pushing a wheelbarrow til the (...I
adequate picture of the difficult of traversing down Second( Street." Alias utter Jane I Inn:Smith AnKrU, KilUmlDmlh K."e.. \!, ':NAAs, (,ieen Cove spi Inn*.
1'hUlldllnf each month 16.UV1800: Reuctinfllcom
S:c': "Jhat'N. true, sir lint.II, KfiiclriikIhr .
thousands of miles of the Pacific with NAAS, Muvnoit
('hl..flId: where vvas I all Return In thr \ inr anti, ..
) Tliliil 'l'hutsd.y 1 of each i..lllh. 1300-16.)0: :) Chapel J *
foe ... .
enough materials to defeat a tenacious: that time1's I.u unit Ihiritnlts.k ,
; ... 1"I'.h..
\u '
which has been preparing for this war for a >?u: "In (lie wheelbarrow. Kanohre llarvekt I'lirliii.

store of years or more. The .laps have had sir." --- ___

i. plenty to blast of them time out.to dig in\, and it'll not be easy Shies lilledA *. 1 to failure.think" that*the* operation* was a If O i _Of11er!!!}ers 'iii1 I

Boot took the Chief's advice I
Let us maintain a sane picture of the war and put on a dean pair of socks And confidence In you The approaching' V-K Day for Allied forces is .,f

with Japan.In every day. A week passed. When parting we wont say goodbye I great iniKttance| to everyone not because it will "

i "Where ate shoes?" rfiaik the end of the war but because it will nunn
the first place the German: situation growled the Chief.your I For that's entirely wrYmg; I the Kiuie.ssful: completion of one phase of the war

t., isn't! cleaned up ).et. Our military leaders "I cant put them on over seven Well shake your hand and try to i and vSill then allow all of our efforts to be toncenLiated -

tell us that we've still got: some tough and pairs of socks," replied the Boot. I smile, on the lemaining phase. .

bloody fighting: ; ahead. Nobody can vouchsafe I And simply say So-long." I It hardly seems necessary to remind anv set *'-
I Ice man or woman that the days following V-E Day
f a safe prediction as to when it will end. so Is l\v namile It.
must he kE'd than
In the meantime American boys are suffering When a guy .claims a gal Is cold' Your ma and brothers! feel the I tote rather mill than by a an let even down.greater effort

he rhould remember that so is dynamite same,
bleeding and dying on European !soil h_ until you start fooling As well an sister too; r.OsPOKT. Pensacola, Kla.s.erv .

1'I1e"rt. ;going: to continue to suffer, bleed around with I it. Its mighty hard to put in words >
" i : it'emeu h..d.I\ h to I Ilieinselv e.c.
can profit
The faith we ha\e in
the offensive jou
the Pacific they push -
and die in as Weie the several warniiiKN which have been voic-ecl >nreient I)
. It Buuuded looking toward the future,
... against the Nipponese. Irrespective Which will vvc-eU against the hornethlngfornolbluffadverlising
Husband: "The bank has returned I bting you home mj
i of what the home front does it is going: to that theik": lad; cif I thoM- who would attempt tit l>enetittinHiiiiallx

he a bloody; and difficult war, but if the Wife: 'Oh goody, what will we To jour kind and loving mother, Mt the expense of the returning veterans. i i

.. Home front does not let down in the production buy with i It this time ?" :
.\H 'h'lIrd s. Rooney', an Albany, X. V., Imnfc- j
of the necessary materials and implements And jour 1.lokE'n.ht'allfod dad. er, pointed. out to the New York 1"1.1..I..rll". J

of war it is a cinch that the overwhelming Not In Hade May God keep you wherever you Service' Agency| loan made available to the returning 1;

f flow of supplies to the Pacific willmean Patient (touting out of other I : are, M-r\l.'*inc-n under. the proV! lsi , 'Why are the shades drawn doctor And aa long as! have to iltll '. .
that our boys will be home a lot quicker ?" Your you ) ( I Hill < f ItightN. are like any' other loans In sate :
Dad hll"IIII.t| respes| t. They have to be paid backitllh I
than would be the case." if the home front Doc "Well there's a fire a<'r<.*s W1LBEKT HARDEN Author Interest.

failed to do its part. the Btittt: and I didn't want you 57* Surniter lid, Neville' Mob TALLY-HO, St. Simons Island, Ga.





26 April, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five


F o Special InsigniaFor ( Famous Flying Boat Mars I

I Flight NursesNifty Cracks Previous Records

f New Uniforms Are Flying 20 scheduled trips into
the Pacific and two test hops,-the
You Be
Also Guaranteed Soon May Mars, world's largest flying boat,
shattered all previous records for
e, Navy Flight Nurses, In the near Entitled To monthly operations In March on

future, will be 'wearing a newly its regular Naval Air Transport

authorized wing insignia on a NSI Refund Service run from "Alameda, Call.,
newly designed uniform. When to Pearl Harbor. '
the I. If-illness or accident have kept The 72-ton flying boat carrieda
insignia and uniforms are you off the active duty list for as total of 419,332 pounds of cargo
I f SON ready, toward the end of this much as six months at one time, and 473 high-priority military
By Sgt. II. E. King month, 84 flight nurses will' be then you are eligible to apply fora passengers during its 290.3 scheduled
BASEBALL! The weather is getting hotter. So, too, is that I eligible to wear the wings, and refund of premium payments as hours of flying. In addition
squadron baseball team that we have spoken so depreciatingly about 24 more will complete the neces provided in your National Service a full crew of 13 and two trainees
for the past couple of weeks. Actually, we have a jam-up team ready sary training for flight nurse duty Life Insurance policy.If were carried on all regular flights.
for the station league opening on May the first, and expectations are each month. you have been disabled for The two other test hops consumedan
lilgh. Other than practice games, the MFOTU team has played two The new Insignia will be gold- six months, and if you haven't additional three hours and 12
I' games in town with the Terminal Railroad team and split the series: embossed wings with a center oval made this disability claim, then minutes.
. TR 3, MFOTU, 2; TR'3, MFOTU 5!, The first station league game of bearing the anchor and oak leaf you are losing money Thus the Mars had the impres-
' the season will be with NATTCenter's Air Raiders at Mason Field, symbol of the Navy Nurse Corps. Brieflyvthis is the Idea: DlsaUl. sive utilization total of 9.4 hours
and it is expected to be a good game to see. The wings will be worn on the left ity for six months or more con- per day during March, a record
, The team is handicapped slightly by the loss of star short-stop breast pocket of the uniform. tinuous duration qualifies you fora high per diem use for trans-oceanic
E. K. Sprlngmeler, who fractured his ankle, but Catcher Billy Jonesis The flying uniform, which is be- cash refund of the National operation of the world's largest
doing a fine job of taking over Springmeier's position temporarily. ing tailored in a forestry green for Service Life Insurance premiumsthat flying ship.
Winter and gray for Summer; will you paid through deduction Since January 18,1944, when the
: consist of trousers, shirt, battle- from your pay while you were dis- Mars began its regular schedulefor
WHEN WE GET BACK WE Jacket type of coat, and\ a garrisonor abled. To qualify for this refund, N.A.T.S., the giant flying boat
visorea cap. It will be worn you must have been In one or mere has flown a grand total of 124
WANT TO FIND SOME WORK only when the nurses are on actual sick bays, dispensaries or hospitalsfor regular trips (or 62 rounds trips) ;
flight duty a minimum, of six months. Con- carried 2,564,752 pounds of cargo;
DONE AROUND HERE -- valescent leave is considered "hos- 2,152 passengers, and covered ap-
pitalization" in determining the proximately 270,000 miles.

Even ''Phone i "disability period" of six months. "More than ever before does thismonth's

I The fact that this disability may record point up the valueof
o Gals Adopt have occurred some time ago does the Mars and similar types of
I not prevent you from making the flying boats, such as the 20 JRM:
claim now. sister-ships now under construc-
Navy tion by the Glenn L. Martin Com
If you are due any premium refunds -
I aye, Sir," is as old as or if you have any ques- pany, in assisting America to take
0 r first place in the air "
/ the Navy itself. And all typicalof tions about qualifying, CHECK reports Capt.
/ C. H. Schlldhauer U.S.N.R.
u I the Service as the Blue and WITH YOUR BENEWTS AND
Gold and John Paul Jones. The INSURANCE OFFICER. He will of the JRM project, the unit
supervising the training of air and
dictionary says it denotes "an be glad to "square you away" and,
ground crews for similar
affirmative answer. Which If eligible, help you get your cash
Another feather In the
does But to the Navy it denotes refund. cap of
more than that-an af- this experimental flying boat,
firmative answer with an exclamation which first flew its record-shatter-

point, perhaps; or a ing endurance hop October, 1943,
"Yes" with a personality.It's Japs Hiding In and remained in the air for 32

N a v y all the way hours, 17 minutes on a closed
through. Nobody else claims course for 4,600 miles.
It. Nobody else uses it andit Battered ShipsPart Less than two months later, on
sounds pleasing to the ear November 30, the Mars added more
as the Navy says it. of the clean-up in war-torn records when it flew from the
Now,* there's a giant telephone Manila is taking place in the har- Naval Air Station at Patuxent,
switchboard in the Navy bor where evidence of the first and Md., to Natal, Brazil, a total of
Department In Washington. It second American carrierplaneraids I 4,250 miles,with a take-off weightof
handles more than 60,000 rails in September and October of 148,500 pounds. Returning, the
last takes the shape of Jap' Mars took off from Belem, Brazil,
"Don Wfc AI) o is s- a day. Already the thousandswho year
rail them daily to ask for ships resting on the bottom. !'T's.1 with 35,000 pounds of cabin load
an extension number know escorting a company of 37th Divi- .I and flew 1,161 miles to Port of
The pitching staff, consisting of about their rourtesy. And jet sion troops, have been conductinga Spain, Trinidad, to set another
MTSgt. Delchman, Cpl. Maceykaand 'Miss I -"I'll get your number, Sir," hull to hull search for Japs hid- flying record.
I'vt. Peter Skorput also shows __ Is not the best way in the world ing in two's and three's under the I Accepted by the Navy Depart
exceptional promise. Skorput, it Patuxent"h' to answer these! requests. Noris wreckage of charred superstructure ment and turned over to NATS for
U predicted, will pitch the first "All right.. And "Thank rising above the waterline. operation, the Mars began its reg-

game The starting line-up will :"i you" has" grown a little trite. The clean-up has been systematic ularly scheduled flying January 18,
look like this 19-4.
something : For such operators as" the Navy -ship by ship. At each hulka "She
Pitcher ................ Skorput has, and for such a Service as voice in Japanese offers safetyto carried out every single -

Catcher ........................Shea I the Navy Is, there should be a the hunted for their surrender. II more assignment than 2,500 given hours her during
little extra affirmative Three minutes allowed before In the air
something -an are
First Base ............Deming 41.m since that time," Capt. Schildhauer
I answer" with a personality armed troops go aboard to rout
Second Base ..........Buxton I perhaps the enemy if he refuses submis asserted.-

Third Base..Trotter "Aye, aye, Sir," went Into sion. -

Shortstop ............. ....Jones I effect 22 April. --

Right Field..La Fauci I Japs Put CeilingOn *

Center Field......Hunsinger -
Jax Ranks ThirdIn
Left :Field ...... .....Shroyer Sailors' Suicides

Standing by for replacementswill I Pacific (CNS-An acute man- Dec. 18, 1939-'The German
be Stasko, utility; Lewis and March Sales power shortage in the Japanese I race has higher rights than all
Macomber, outfielders, and Stock- Navy is putting a crimp in that others. We have the divine right
I fine old Jap custom of harakiri.The to rule and we shall assure ourselves -
Jacksonville ranked third
well.A hurried call was put through Naval Air Stations in the sale among of Office of War Information, hey, Organizational of that right.Director"-Robert

to New York to see if the uniforms war bonds during the month of in a report on manpower lossesin the Nazi Party of
will be ready for the opener 1 March, according to a report recently the Jap Navy, based on official -
I -
and it doesn't look as though it y released. NAS Corpus information from the Navy Department
and other U. S. Govern Germans Comeback
will be possible. Here's hoping Christi with an efficiency index:
that they do get here in time. I of 113.1 was tops while Pensacola ment agencies, says: terrorize Aachen German(CNS.I a an effort to

BONER: A retraction must be was in second place with 110.8. ,I "The willingness of Japanese to have complied with civilians restrictions who
The Jacksonville reading was commit hara-kiri is no longer con
remarks last
printed regarding our I I imposed by Allied :Military Government -
108.5. sidered virtue because
week about the sewing on a WAVE Gall Collier, Flight Orderly, a so manyof officers, German planes
chief's sleeve. 'Smatter, chief Employee participation here was the Navy's best sailors have have
third rlass, of the WAVES, was been dropping leaflets over
.' can't ya afford a tailor? ? ? selected by John Robert Powers, 91.8 per cent with 11.5 per cent done away with themselves. captured Rhineland cities warning

BULL: While on the subject of famous model agency director, payroll participation. Total sales The Japs have lost approximate that the German Army will be
WAVES, we might mention that for the title of "Miss Patu\ent of "E" bonds here during March ly 262,000 Navy personnel, including back by May 1, (1945)) and that
one of our newer spies reports of 1915" In the finals of a beauty amounted to $346,743.75, accordingto at least 25,000 members of the those found guilty of cooperatingwill
that the mainside gals have been contest among more than 500 the report. Naval Air Corps, OWI says. I_ be treated as traitors.
------ ------ -- ---- --
fascinated with Staff Sgt. Tennyson WAVES at Naval Air Station, u -
(wotta name) Balderson's !'aluullt River, Marland. Tkrc'-C-l (Ulc(, To Cop $200 JioiH// Prize


BOEM: (Well, you think of a Recent .
word beginning with "B" that i

means poetry.) Naval ChapelsApril itx,it
/ J "

, Have you ever gone into a restaurant :5.: ;kl.
KingVa A.. Jr. 12tloz _..
Anne Catherine DanlcU /(4erHPar
With body racked with
your Api II 7Meyerson.: '
desire Gene Edward V 1.l':5: <
To find that it's packed to the Ueinadine June Samondi .
rafters April 10:
Or possibly-even higher? nicsel Verne, George Bernice WalterLa Schwendermai
April 14: BUT YOU WILL !

And when you've finished eating, Clal ke. Arden Buell
Have you ever wanted a smoke Marx Louise Raines

And when you tried to buy some, Apt Logan iit It,: Robert Win Strictly In the "T'ain't ba)'" class are the two $100 bonds offered as first prize In the Independence -
didEveryone Louise Mary Know lei Day Bond Drive Poster Contest. Place money Is $75.00 in bonds with a $23.00 bond offered for
I I laugh-as though at April 16: show.

a joke ? Bush Lavalle Wm.Gray Thomas Tlte.contest Is open to all :Service( personnel at Lee, Cecil, N..G.S.Iayport and NATTCenter, a*
April 17: well as Mainslile and the hospital, and one officer from each a'lh'lIyUl serve as judge. The winning
i And without that cigarette, Schmltt, Leo J, dt'lilgll111 be used t>n the Bond Office signboard as well as reproduced by silk screen on posters. The
t Have! you ever gone into a bar Marie Rose Blelek size of the design should he either 8"\28" or JO"x33'lth longest dimension horizontal.
i And found that to get a drink, April 20: Although there Is! no limit on the number of colors, the posters must be suitable for'a painted
Drust. Robot C.
you'd have to go ..UadelJ K.; McFuilund signboard and silk screen reproduction. Since the contest Is for a design for use In the IndependenceDay
i( To China-or someplace just as Bond Drive ideas of American with
,,April 20; should tie in with the thought Independence or our traditional
far'7' 'Ij i'aiker. George A. Fourth of July celebration. It I is the Idea that will win, not the, finish! of the art work. ,
j, | | Alice" n.' 'Pelerson Sign your entry on the back and bring It tothe Main station'at ondOffl'f' or give it, to your
Well-If you haveThat'j April Decheit.22! Francis D. Station War Itond Officer before 1600, 8 June. This! gives you just over a month, so get implanted
war, brother, that's war}! Nola Athertou and get started. The bond'offi'e bas 8"x:8'"' Illustrators board if you 1I1"ed"it.. *-* *



Page Six JAX AIR NEWS 26 April, 1945

A & R Athletes Retain Commanding Officer's CUP i iI

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1.fS ec5'orl..r;; ; ... ., Seaman Guard Cops ;:

'r;. '''' ''' II't f) ;'
\ )

RU/- ",", 't'.. yr 'I". '- 1"' 2nd Place Honors

.t. !
; i ..
r ..
......,i..T"-: ;> ; "i.\ i.h r- /" ,,11.- 0, Carter-Coached Teams
J : : ,. ,". I
a i..1:7':: .e'9 4_.:..,' ".ttft.TiW: "
*: ,,
":: Defend
Ii" ,: .f, :;:;;Y';,' iI. ... :.uJ.. \, ChampionshipA
,rI' ,.,"1. :Y Jv :.. :::; .. .
i.;: x /" f. & R did it again !
fl, :<\ i >t ,
.. : !: .. ._, ,:, ,,::. ; ,' LIf. The Assembly and Repair ,

By Bernard Kahn, Y3c \ b <> J muscle men, defending champions '

Wrestling, according to a recent Japanese propaganda > A'\. $; : Commanding', retained Officer's the prized Ath-

broadcast, "reveals the barbaric nature of the enemy Americans ., ; ; letic Cup in competition this

anything is allowed the pro wrestlers are all mon 'i' < I 1t

sters who are spooks six to seven feet in height. -.'? .,- ....-.. XC3 year.
o DON CARTER Is relaxing Under the guidance of .
Wrestling, according to cynical American sports writers, Archie Carter A &
against the dugout in this picture CSpA( ) R
is a combination, of vaudeville, burlesque and hog calling. but out there on the mound scored 87 points in the final stand

However, to millions of paying fans who pack the arenas in the he's been bearing down with lots ings tabulated yesterday. Seaman

cities and the hinterlands, wrestling is a thoroughly enjoyable sport of stuff and showing sure feigns Guard won runners-up honorsith {ti

spectacle. of being one of the Fliers' best 60.1 points while O & G finished in t

"And the customer is always right," says Nick Carter realistically. pitchers this season Carter, a third place with 64, barely besting ,j
1 Nick Carter Is hailed by the muscle-bending Industry as the righthander, twirled scmipro ball MF-OTU" which wound up with 52, ;

Florida State heavyweight champion right now, but at the Naval in San Diego before joining the In outdistancing the 21 other II)

Air Station he's William Harold Carter, SpA)3e) in charge of the- Navy. competitors vielng for the coveted ,"

enlisted men's athletic activities at T-4. CO's crown, A & R produced-uni*

"Ill tell you there's a lot of showmanship attached to wrestling," Fliers Chason formly standout performances in .
confesses Nick, "but it's still the roughest game in the world. You vs. Softball, qualified swimming:, navy .
take some awful beatings. They shellacked the hell out of me right e ball, touch football, basketball y I

off the start and I lost 17 bouts before winning my first one. Club] Here SundayMcGlothin d,. bowling baseball., volleyball, Softball, and

"All I have to say to anyone who calls it an act is for them to get

In there and just try it once." (Who me?) McConnell r At The highly accelerated sports I
is directed the
In the grappling game there are only two types of performers, program by Physi-
the hero and the heel. Carter is the hero now, but he says, "I used to Augment Navy Roster cal: Training department heat'/,4
be the heel, and boy that was rough." by Lt. Comdr. Lawrence Ha&kcll,
Confined to siiaaow ooxmg fora pre-war athletic director at the
It's the villain, usually a superlative actor as well as a powerful week, Coach Charley Gehringer's University of Oklahoma."In .
wrestler who draws the wrath of the"Tans who get so sore at him Station Fliers are straining at the view of the intensive work

they keep coming to the matches just so they can "BOO!" The spectators leash and rarin' to go to bat here program that is laid out for A &

don't always sit in their seats, though. Sometimes they can Sunday in a Victory league game r n s R and the requirement that they

4 not resist the urge to climb right up in the ring and lambast the against Chason's Dairy of Jack- must meet the Physical Training

dirty heel. onville. The tilt is booked for department feels that it is a fine
Unquestionably matmen are past masters at dramatizing all the Mason Field at 1430. gesture for A & R to release ath-

human emotions. They are the greatest performers on the stage today The Fliers have been idle for a letes to compete in the Commanding *
{ and their ring repertoire blends all the best talents of Paul Muni, John week due to a "relapse" by the Officer's competition," Has-

ny Weissmuller, Boris Karloff and William Bendix. league schedule-makers. A contest kell said. "The fine co-operation

If, however sportswriting technicians consider the game a grand with Camp Blanding advertised of Capt. Malcolm Cloukey (Officerin
hoax the fans do not. for the home ball last
definitely park
of A &
Charge R), Lt. Neil Cal.
For instance, there was the time in Louisville when Carter was Sunday was belatedly called off derwood <( billed out-of-town villain. "I the home town when officials altered the
as was roughing up league & R) and the other officers and
hero when a soldier broke a chair over my head and I saw stars for schedule, much to the confusion of chiefs of Assembly and Repair

hours" recalls NIck, scratching his dandruff thoughtfully. he...Fliers, Camp Blanding, the made it possible for them to win
It was right in his home town of Birmingham that Carter was fans and themselves. the "
Cup again. I want' to con-
4 involved in the funniest riot of them all. It seems a 260-pound Indian Coach Charley Gehringer has I
gratulate the men who have com-
wrestler locked Nick's head between the ring ropes when a fan suddenly been polishing! the rough edgeson I peted for their sportsmanship and ;
L jumped in to help out. The fan pinned Carter's arms behind his his squad this past week and for
a job well done, and I especially *
back and an irate lady started tattooing his face with a free-wheeling much needed reinforcementshave Deyoe Sparks wish to commend Chief Specialist ..
umbrella. been added to the roster.
Archie Carter for a
"That wasn't too bad, but another fan started punching me in The new additions are Ezra Mc very
fine over-all
the face" relates Carter. "I wrenched loose and pretty soon there Glothin, a Bix-foot-t\\o pitcher, Skeet SquadClay The formal Job.presentation of the
f' was a whole mob of us fighting. We all toppled into the aisle and who starred for Corpus Christ
Officer's will be
Commanding Cup \
more fans joined in, all trying to murder me. I finally wiggled under Navy last ;rear, and Hugh McConnell pigeons took a beating last ."
made to A & R representatives by
the ring and came up on the other side of it. I crawled back into the an experienced catcher Sunday as this Station's sharp- ..
ring and when I walked over and looked down into the aisle there were McGlothin formerly twirled pro shooting skeet team stepped to the Capt. Herbert Regan in the near

1 about 25 guys kicking hell out of each other and scrapping to beat the ball for Knoxville while McConnell firing line against the NAGS squadat future.
1 band. They all thought I was on the bottom of the pile-up." wore the mask and mitt for Yellow Water. I Final point standings follow:
A & R 87, Seaman Guard 60.1, ;
All told, the rasslin sailor has tussled in 30 states, but Mexico Anniston, Ala., and Wenatchee Led by Comdr. George C. De :
Wash. : O & G 54, MF-OTU 62, VPB 39.3.T4 .
1 tops all his experiences. a champion marksman
a yoe the '
36, Boathouse 35.7\ Dispensary
"The worst day of my life was the one I spent in a match at The Fliers galumphed to a handy Station first team defeated I ,
33.6 Personnel 33 Docks-Ferries
Tampico, Mexico," Carter recalled ruefully. "I laid in the nun that 9-3> victory over Mayport last NAGS' No. 1 squad 241x250 to ,
31.7 Marine Barracks 27.3, VM 25.
morning and before I knew it I was blistered all over We wrestled Wednesday in the first home outing 225x250. Uejoe couldn't miss for ,
Parachute Loft 19.3 VF-4 Ordnance -
I in a gritty open air bull ring down there and my opponent was a heavy at Mason Field hitting the targets, breaking 50 14.3 Main 13,2 VF-5
r and a hairy Mexican. Every time he fell on me another blister would Mayport jumped into a three- bout of :50 birds. Galley
i pop and then he'd rub it in the grime. run lead in the second inning when NAGS salvaged some laurels 8 I; Storekeepers 8, Ship's Store 7.3,
5.5 C. C Stewards 4,
"Unfortunately, it was September 16 and it seems that's a sort Woody Stevens blew up like a when its second team trimmed the Hospital ,
Cooks & Bakers 2 and Public
national holiday. The fans brought boxes of firecrackers and they stratosphere balloon and walked Station "B" squad, 225x250 to 221x Works 1... ,
I exploded them in the ring right in our face. That's not all. The five batters. Don Carter dashedin 250. JL- ,
i Mexicans throw everything that's not nailed down. The venders sell to save a sailor in distress and Entertainment followed the --- --

I vegetables, hot tamales, and ice cream at the ringside, but no one eats. handcuffed Mayport with one shoot at Yellow Water
i They toss the stuff at the wrestler they don't like, and in this case it skimpy hit in seven and one-third The scores: A&RSnaresVolley
was me. They had to sweep the ring out after each fall. I really innings of relief duty Carter Station First' Team-Dejoe !50\50.! ;
I' thought I was going to die before that match finally ended." struck out 12 Mayport hitters. -PO ktrl 49. Cl'O Coon 49. CYO
), Carter opines thatomen are more violent than men. "The All told the Fliers outhit May. Lt. hatcher. 46; NAGS-Eas TitleLeonard

I ladles are really sadistic. They get a bigger kick out of seeing blood port, six to two. The Station clus. CPO Waiters Rooney 42. Cl'O: ;Elliot Lt. 4! and 48,Cl'O Lt.

than the fellows do," asserts Nick, who should know, as he's looked tered six runs like grapes on a Smlthllng 43. Serfustini "Greek"

: like a hamburger in technicolor on several unhappy occasions. vine in the third round. Four 2<'NAGS. Wires,Team-Lorenz. SpG44x50. )- Ciekway )I. Ramsey S, ,
: SpG)2c.(
10 In the Nick has had his face stitched bases on balls, singles by Ben Lawson Pannier R. .
During years ring eight SpG)1c( 47; Jones. SIc 42, and Coons, Polosky D L. Scott uChism
: times. Recently a foe pitched him out of the squared circle and h-. and Charlie Woddail and a ( J,2h 45: Station-Achenbach, Dave Kaiser!
timely two-bagger by Carter did ( ) : Bradham, S2c 44 G.St.
landed kerplunk on a beer bottle breaking two ribs. ; wont
Young, Slc, These the who
the 40: Clinton, Sic, 46, and are players
Carter is a survivor of some 650 mat matches and he's pulled hair damage. MJIlel' AOM3c. 47.Royal the station enlisted men's volleyball -.
and gouged eyes with champs, heels heroes, giants freaks and what ----- ------ championship for A & R.
have-you. Nick has met such celebrated grunt and groan artists a,
NAOTC Paddles
Off With A & R blasted its throughthe
HonorsIn way a
Jim Londos, Strangler Lewis, the Zaharias brothers, Babe Sharkey.
the Angel, and Roland Kirchmeyer, the six-foot-seven former Oklahoma playoffs this past week ',j

j A & :M: athlete, who, he says "can take any of 'em." Pan-American Aquatic MeetThe Kaiser sparking brilliant the victory individual flames
I Nick tugged it out once with Martin Levy, the Human Blimp, : by turning a
cat that swallowed the on' ,
640-pound tub of lard. "He was awful hard to get off his feet but, canary Naval Air Force, now performance.
he's so massive that he can't get off the floor under his own power. was never able to muster the duty with VFat this Station, The A & R team, Major afternoon

{i He has to wriggle over to the ropes and hoist himself up by the expression of supreme satisfaction won the 100 meter backstroke in league winners, defeated VPBof
strands," says Nick, grinning. that Lt. Comdr. Jimmy Smith, the time of 1222.: Ensign John the Major morning league in

Carter speaks well of George Romanoff, the bearded Jacksonville fAOTC survival training officer, Gibson, also of VF-5, placed sec- the first round of the playoffs, 15-

j Iromoter110 used to be an adagio dancer In the same New Is wearing these balmy days. ond.Ensign 11, 10-15 and 15-11.

York tolioW1t11 Billy Heed, Y2c, erstwhile Station entertainer. For the Smith-coached Jacksonville Charles Keating of NAS In the best two-out-of-three finals

Nick the Sailor is no "spook," as the Japs would have it said. In NAOTC swimmers paddled Sanford took the 100 meter breast A & R knocked off Commissary "

> tact, he's a happily married citizen with three fine children and at off with top team honors In stroke in 1:17.4.: I Store, Minor league

home he's probably Sweet Willyum. He graduated from Birmingham the first annual Pan-American Ensign Jack Hill of NAS San- champs, by 9-15, 15-11 and 15-12. .
Southern college in 1931, and majored in history as well as playing Aquatic Meet staged last weekend ) ford placed second in the 100 meter Operations snared the Officer '

V i' varsity football, baseball and basketball. at Miami free style. crown down VPB of
by batting
t In college Carter won $50 for scoring the best grades of any NAOTC's human torpedoes piled The team of Kinnear, Keating the 30-40 league in the titular playoffs !'s I; _

", (student athlete and he was a Kappa Alpha. He put on the dukes up 47 points by capturing both the and Hill copped the 150 meter relay 15-9, 9-15 and 15-11. ,! .
j and boxed pro, pitched semipro ball and farmed a while before becoming 50 and the 200 meter relay eventsin with the Ft. Pearce Naval -- ..
-- --
, a teacher and coach at a small Alabama school.] He held that job the men's division the 100 meter Amphibious Training Base team

for five years. breast stroke, and Lt. (Jg) Helen second. ; Six Teams Poise For
r "You can't feed and educate three children on a small school's Perry paced the mermaids In the The crack quartet of Kinnear, I A I

,; salary and so in the summer of 196: I joined a carnival for better ort 100 meter backstroke and the diving Keating, Hill and Gibson won the I Opening Of League W>> ';

for worse," Nick recounts. "There was an old-time French wrestler competition. 200 meter relay.
In the show and we'd challenge all come in the crowd. I was kinda Over 130 tplashers and more Lt. (j jp) Jack Smith, aide to I baseball Six entries in the All-Station and
league are poised
,t green and if they looked soft he'd let me take them on. Otherwise, than 25 army and navy teams par- Rear Admiral Ralph E. Davison, primed for Tuesday's opening
he'd work en them himself." ticipated in the two-day meet of NAOT, placed second in

Physically, Carter is no "monster.: He's ilx-foot-one in his corn which was held at the swank Miami the men's three meter diving games.

J plasters and tips the scale at 218 lbs in his BVD's. Now 36 years old Biltmore Army Convalescent championship i. The inaugural Tuesday schedule i.1 ':J I

and greying at the temples, Kick is still active in the ling, although Hospital pool in honor of returnedair Gibson was second and Hill third in the hard ball circuit matches ';, 'I !,
in NATTC at the
. the 200 meter free va MF-OTU at 1700
he retired once in 1943 to become a businessman matchmaker in forces men. style; "
, Helen NATTC diamond :MAD NATTC !
Here's how NAOTC accountedfor Perry, of NATTC, navi of
Birmingham. racket but is and the hours its 47 gated the women's 100 meter back. vs. A ft n at 1700 at the mat and I ,
Wrestling Js a tough the pay good points, and victory: : T-4 vie Marine Barracks at :1500
are short Sub-Lt. Albert Kinnear of the Continue*' On Page Seven I at the mat.:

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26 April l, 1945 ( JAX AIR NEWS Page SevenS

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A & R Girls Hit I Quintet 4 F lc.coralclllcr.e Saturday ,w .' I Im"m

For The CircuitA

::1 quartet of teams are setting t

the gait In the WAVES Softball ,
league race. ,

A & R, Synthetic, Hospital
WAVES and the Swatters have
DASEDALL-United State Senator
I Albeit (Happy) Chandler of Kentucky won two games apiece without defeat -
K was elected nun. commissioner of baseball .
I to succeed the late Judge Landlt
In action this week. four
Chandler will resign from the senateto
am ft the baseball post for a seven- girls walloped home runs. They li : .. t >s.YX .
year term at $50.000 per year, The were Skip Moore of Synthetic anda
White Sox won five In a row to take an trio of A & R bombers, Minard,
lead In
early the American league while
the New York Giants are pacing the S. Alvis and Edge.
National loop at this early stage In the The standings!!:
came. Joe Cronln, (' and infielder Team W L Pet
for the Boston aRK Sox, fractured A & R 2 0 1.000
his light leg when he hisspikes Synthetic 2 1.000
In second base n CaUagha hospital w, g :
with the Yankees. It probably ended Swatters :2 0 100
the -)'t'al'-Old veterans active career. 582 A A R 1 1 ..500MI
y Walker Cooper, Cardinals' catcher,
has been called for army ;Induction WAVES Officers 0 1 ..0x00I&S 'T:
April 30 Pitcher Fritz Ostermuel- i x
ler of Pittsburgh has been called by 0 2 ::00 w
Ms draft board. Hospital Nurses 0 2 .000
:: COXING-Ike WilliAms the NBA '
won ---- :----
lightweight title l by KO'Ing Juan Zurlta v tr
In two rounds at Mexico City belore a
crowd of 35000. Softball Lineup
MISCELLANEOUS... Frankie Sink-
with, pro football star who was discharged Fixed CarterCoach IiIt1cfl
; atom the Marine Corps for By
1 flat fret WAS Inducted Into the army.
Elmer Ripley, of Columbia wasnamed Archie Carter's: Station
jj basketball coach at Notre Dame. Softball team has two exhibition
I Buck Shaw was named head coach
at California. games under its belt and is takingon
'A advance shape for play in theNAOTC
-Mrs. Estelle Page easily! detested
Mrs John Geflsler for the North- : league beginning 22 May
South Women golf' title. I Carter took inventory of his
,: -"!.- squad last week and arranged a

I tentative starting lineup as follows
\ 32 Softball OutfitsOn
I : rf, V. Gorguze SpA)3c( )
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Mark, Set To GoA cf, F. Allred, AMM3c; If, Ensign I rive decorations were given out by Captain Herbert" E. Regan' at ceremonies''''' 'R' here' -last Saturday-

small of softball enthuxlaHs [ W, S. Lodge; ef, Cuter; 3b, S. I morning.. From left to right, Mllliam E. Kahn, AMM2c, who received the Air Medal; Lt.. (Jg) Raymond -
army Broutin, AMM2c: ; 2b, E. Shankie,
tucker, recipient of the Commendation Ribbon; Robert Charles O'Connor, ACOM, also recipientof I
are tuning up big guns I I PhM3c; Ib, Tommy Bishop, Sic;
the Commendation Ribbon John \\lllard Rush AMM2c: Presidential Unit Citation
and I ; and Charles E.
sights the
on ss, J, Chitty, Sic; c, D. Singleton, Jones, Cox., Letter of Commendation.
four station league titles which Sic; pitchers, W. H. Sams, SpA-) ----- ---
will 00 at Make In this season's lc; S. Elliott, AEM3c, and C. G.
pair the general welfare. In fur-
campaign. Long, marine sgt. 'Frisco Confab
, therance of these objectives, a NEW SCHEDULEThe
No less Other members of
than 32 organized .station the varsity number of commissions would
,. teams are on the mark and squad are J. Rodrigues, S2c; L. Discusses World function under the supervision of return trip schedule of
**t to go In the summer dla- Serfustini, AM3c; J. Kachik, the General Assembly The Dum the Silver Springs bus has been

inondbail ..tt't'ple'hase. AMM3c; V. T. Reynolds, AM3c; S. barton Oaks Proposals contemplate changed, the Welfare Department

4 Play opens In the 10-team Major Kanaczet, S2c; Joe Brown, Sic; Peace ProgramContinued an Economic and Social has announced Effective -

morning league at 1030 Tuesday Joe Trosper, SpA)2c( ) ; W. Small, I Council, and participation by the this Sunday, busses will I,
The Major afternoon league SpAlc( ) ; Ensign W. H. McCon- from rage 1 International Labor Organization, depart from the Springs at 1745 I
nel, and R. Martin Sic. for Ocala, and will leave from
gets under full swing Wednesday When the delegates to the San the United Nations Food and Ag- I
the Ocala Post Office
afternoon at 1330 with 10 The NAS club whipped Receiving Francisco Conference sit down to riculture Organization, the International at
-, chubs in the race. The six-team Ship. 8-0, and Cecil Field, 4-3, I consider the Charter for the World Monetary Fund, the In- for Jacksonville The schedule :
Officers league starts action in exhibitions. Today Carter'screw Organization, they will have be- ternational Bank for Reconstruction will be rigidly adhered to. j j
Wednesday, while the six-team meets Lee Field at 1630 on fore them the detailed recommend- and Development and other Revision of the schedule was !
;' Minor Mason Field. social and humanitarian agencies, made to allow time in Ocala for|
loop begins Tuesday ; ations known as the Dumbarton
dealing with health education culture dinner, according to Welfare,
I ----": --- Oaks I
-- -"= -- Proposals. These are the
etc. Other commissions undoubtedly AH activities at the Springs :
WAVES Volleyballers : Camp Blanding And I proposals 1944, by agreed representatives upon in October of the, will develop out of the close town between 1800 and /

San Francisco Conference. 1830 including the restaurant.It .
I Gibbs Flash Form United States, Great Britain, the
Battle Cecil Co-Eds i Soviet Union and China, following The General Assembly also has also been announced'
The WAVES Camp Blanding shut out Gibbs the Four Nations Declarationof would elect, for a 2-year term, the that persons desiring to make
volleyball crew will Shipyard, 2-0, In the tightest Victory the and who have
the Moscow Conference. majority of the 11 members of trip, not purchased
embattle the Cecil Field girls here league game of the week.A I tickets to
I the powerful Security Council, prior the Friday -
:Most and
today. The intra-station contest publicized, probablythe
crowd of 6,000 soldiers witnessed
which 'ht''klth Welfare
would assume primary responsibility ( -
most controversial at least
will be staged at 1800 in the ,
WAVES the opening game at in the initial stages of discussion, for the maintenanceof Saturday as someone hold-
area. Camp Branding with Brig. Gen of the Dumbarton Oaks Proposalswas I international peace and security Ing a ticket may be unable to

L The Synthetic team league eral Eugene Pales, IRTO commanding the provision that all member Five nations, the United make the trip and may have

champs, win represent this Station general, tossing the states in the World Security Organization 'I States, Great Britain, the Soviet turned a ticket back In.
in the skirmish with the Cecil first ball. : would obligate them I Union, China and France would Also commencing this Sun-

co-eds. Art Urlage, soldier slabster, limited selves to make available specified have permanent seats on the Security day, the busses Hill no longer
-i- Gibbs to three hits. portions of their armed forces I Council. The remaining 6 load aboard the station. Instead ,
I I Meanwhile, the Jax Terminal- which could be used immediatelyby members would be elected by the of picking. up passengersat I

NAOTC Swimmers Win I Railroaders dropped :Mayport, 92. the organization on its own General Assembly. 0830 at the Malnslde Recreation

Continued from rage Six Jimmy White allowed Mayp rt 11 authority to combat aggression. The General Assembly, in ad- Ituilding, and at 0900{ at

stroke in 1:24: for first place and hits, but his teammates collected Discussion of this provision has dition, would have the power to the N A T T 0 Administration
the record-shattering former national 15 blows off Ham Hamilton. In tended to overshadow the importance admit new members, expel any Building, riders will board the
champion also took the another game, Gibbs' powerful diamond of other methods for assuring member, and suspend from the busses just outside the main
women's three meter diving with crew toppled Chason's Dairy, the peace contained in the exercise of any rights or privileges gate at 0830. On the return
I 3207 points.To 6-3. Gibbs broke loose in the eighth Proposals. The Proposals contem- of membership any member trip passengers will be unloaded

Jerry Kerschmer, a sailor inning and produced all six runs. plate the use of force only when against which preventive or enforcement at the same spot, the busses
the Witham Jack Clifton, Gibbs' southpaw granted to the organization will\ action is taken, upon then continuing to Jacksonville. I
representing Ficld'of Navj's grenadier, permitted only six hits itself be a powerful detenent to recommendation of the Security
"Stewart, Ha., went In-
Council. In with
contrast the
and struck out 14 Chason batters. aggressors.
dl'ldnallaurt"I'I. The former Ohio -,,"""- Other Methods Listed unanimity rule that prevailed in Service Men'sLeague
State Mar national 100 and
Sax Elliot's all-officer station What are some of the other the League of Nations Assembly,
meter outdoor titleholder, methods short of the of force the General Assembly's most important ServesAs
made its use
; volleyball team competitive ,
romped off with the 100, 200 and decisions would be made
embodied in the for insuring
debut last Saturday by lacing Proposals
400 meter free lit Ie events In
) by a 2/3 majority of those states
1 in four the peace ? First, is the
Jax Municipal No. successive A Home Tie
the fastest times of the
meet. for the world prftent and voting, on other quo
The machinery organization -
Coach Smith's NAOTC aquaticaces games. scores were tons! decisions would be by a
15-7, 15-2, 15-8 and 15-12 in favorof the framework for which was Continued from Page 1
all blue vote.
possess ribbon back simple majority
outlined in the Dumbarton Oaks
" the station. The teams will lain Lee W. Davidson Jr. and its
grounds. Gibson starred for Rutgers Proposals. It envisages a Gen The General Assembly wouldbe ,
and the New York Athletic play a return match tomorrow at eral Assembly of Nations, in whichall entrusted with the finances of officers are Martha Foy, SpT.
Club. Kinnear Municipal No. 1. the Organization, and under it
won numerous peace-loving nations would President; Arthur Nelson, Y3c
: in Scotland and England. Keat -tIli'- have a voice, and which would would function a Secretariat, com-
ing: won national honors while at I Lt. Ray Reeves of the Welfare meet at least annually and in prising an expert staff and headed Vice President; Ens. C. :M. Voss,

Cincinnati U. Hill was a national 1 and Physical Training departmenthas special sessions. Besides providinga by & Secretary General as chief Associate Vice President, and Floy

titleholder while at Ohio State. been detached from this Stationfor forum where the nations could administrative officer. Cooke, SpG( ), Secretaiy-Tieas-
at the Fort Sam Houston -,,""",---
Jack Smith was a U. S. diving duty consult together to deal with their urer.
standout at Dartmouth And last, 1, Prisoner of War School. A former common problems, the General As- Niles Cal. (CNS)-Tony Bar-
but not least, Helen Perry, who topflight athlete at Baylor Reeves sembly would initiate studies and boza, 28, who recently completeda Become an integral part of a
was a member of the All-Amerl- has been in charge of the Station make recommendations to promote prison term of 2 years for evade chain linking you with that little

f' can women's swimming: team and I bowling and barracks recreational international cooperation in political ing the draft, is back in the pokey church around the corner back

the U. .S. Olympics team and na- program since reporting here several economic: and social fields and again. The charge: evading the home. See the S.M.C.L. in action
:: tional three meter diving queen. I months ago. to adjust situations likely to im- draft next Sunday evening.

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Civilian Employees. News Shop Committee Here's Man Who Has Seen \

Personnel Telephone Editorial Relations Extension Offices Office.8885 BIdg.! 13 Elections Will Station Grow From First

The Civilian Employees' News a two-page section of the Jax Air
I News Is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's Be Held 3 MayThe Contract To Present Day
Civilian Employees and is sponsored by tho
annual election of Shop) have had an opportunity to
Employees' Association for Civil Service Employees
Committees for the year 1945 will the station grow from thft
Officers be held 3 1945. The clearing and grading coil
May present "
William O. Kincaid, President Philip D. Myers, Treasurer "
members of the Shop Committee* was the reply Donald A.
Directors 'will act as election supervisors In gave when asked the most
George H. Martin Mell C. Jackson accordance with the terms estab- thing, ,about his posi-
Frank II. McKinley Donald A. Wood lished in Station Order 26-43 of 25! as Administrative Assistant
Philip D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffie March 1943. ( Clerk) In the Public Works

Daniel, ft. Whiddon William O. Kincaid All employees who are In a pay .
J Kens Reporting staff status on the date of the electionare native of Savannah .da., he
Assembly and Repair: to vote and each Is and his school
} Maintenance ..._.........._..._..._..............-............Walter Riviere eligible completed
cast ballot. To be Harris Junior Col
entitled to at
Accessories ...__......_..........................;.................._W. T. Martin one Young .
for nomination and to be>< in Harris Ga. He left
Metals .......,............ ._..._.....................................Thelma Register eligible member of Young. work .
Machines .........................._................_..__Slim" Tyler designated as a a Shop] southern state to ,for an
Engine Overhaul-......................................................Oscar M. Spicer Committee the employee of this sta- company in Dayton he Ohio.
have been an employee opportunity accepted
Overhaul Control ....................._....................Marguerite Steele tion for twelve months during the with firm
an auditing
Interim Overhaul ..,......................................................Laura Adams the election and when
Finish & Fabric ..........................................................Iva H. Griffin two years preceding masters Philadelphia branch they.
including a Washington.
Ordnance ...................................................................N. L. Lasswell foreman Supervisors quarterman, leadingman, I ., he was sent to the capital
Assembly "B" Shift .................................Fannie Ruth Archibald snappers clerical CAF-5 and to continue his duties.' Once
Inspection and Survey: above Professional P-3 and above, had the "Florida sand in
Head Reporter.._................_.............................Helen M. Styron and employees appointed for shoes," however, he eventually
Main Office..............................................._..........Dorothy S. Sharp of less than one are not' < to Jacksonville and while
Engine Overhaul Inspection....,............................Sarah E. Verner entitled to vote to year hold office. station
M&M, Accessories ...................................................Ruth C. Raisch or < was being organized.
Scribes: ....-...............-....-............_............Frank V. Moriarty Voting will be by secret ballot. ; < himself for a Civil Serv
..._........__._........................ ......................-...Be rnlce Boyle The voter will be given a ballot Job at NAS. .
Overhaul Inspection...,..........._.................Janle L. Davis containing the names of the sev- came aboard In May 1940
Supply Inspection.! .................................._.,............Prlscilla GlennInterim eral nominees eligible for election a Clerk before the station was
to Shop Committee positions in working In the of
Works :
Public Department
Head Reporter........................_......_...._.........Ethel :M. Shanahan their department. He will indi- of the Offlcer-in-Charge of ...
Scribes: ..........._..._.?.-.....-......_.........>.....Ethel Mathews cate his vote by placing a cross or In February 1911
....................._......................................._........Louise Abraham ,check mark opposite the names of was promoted to Principal e
....._..... .:...........................................................Caroline,Howell the nominees for whom he desiresto where he served until bray
.............:................_..........................._..........Barbara Faulkner vote. The number of nomineesfor when he advanced to his
Supply Department: whom he may vote is the total position under the Pub

Head Reporter................................................................Leola Jones number of members and alternates Works Officer, Commander
Scribes: .Flora Funkenstetn allowed for the voters' particular II. Thouren. .

....._.....................................................................Katherine Slkes group. For example: Employeesin Woods said "You could tell
.......... .....................................................Minnie Lee Goodman A & R Dept., Overhaul Con- trend of the war if you lost
...........?...............................................................Bertha Mehlman trol Division, cap vote for six nom- with the outside world
.........?.............................................................Clorene R. Rogero inees (two members-four alter- the specifications and
........... ........_...................................,..................Marian: Fulcher nates). In the Engine Overhaul of construction." All work
................................................................Marguerite J. Aboud Div. for twelve nominees) (four projects tRat are to be'de-
members-eight alternates), etc.,, I has to be fully justified
as will be explained on the ballots. Secretary of the Navy, and
Ballots will be valid and countedif be clearly shown that it
Inside Public Works the proper number of nomineesor further the war effort. After
less have been voted for. Ballots project has been approved Mr.
will be invalid and not countedif notifies all Interested
By Ethel M. Shanahan more than the proper numberof immediately and each one
Hazel White was stranded on I SLANTS nominees have been voted for, I goes into action to carry out
the highway! A flat tire! Many I SAFETY I or if the ballot contains any addition function of the job.
cars passed on the way to station I ByW3r. alteration or defacement.The the Design Superintend-

to work, with no assistance of. + K. MacKENZIE polls Mill be open from releases the plans Mr. Woods
fered. She was an hour late and Safety Engineer 9 A.M. until S 1'.1\(. on the day a list of eligible bidders
wanted to know, "Where were the of the election. The voting Mill the type of work involved and
Southern gentlemen?" They be on government time, but it to the Public Works Of-
claimed she hid behind darK V )f fcp R.f. R'WA POWER.: about 15 minutes Is considered! I for approval. One of his
and was unrecognizable sufficient time for employeeto
glasses any
important duties is to check
Nevertheless peace or appease cast his ballot. Arrangements to make certain
ment offerings in the way of Mill be made by the Election all information is included
candy cokes and bouquet of old. GOGGLE 'EM,5ROTI R Supervisors in each hop or is called for by the existing
fashioned garden flowers have group to give all employees on before it goes to the
found their way to.her desk. I You CA 1Y GC.1 ANO1i'I&'y i night shifts and those who cannot TIONt"I Works officer for final
The Design Section had a surprise I be permitted to leave their All IV (b) civilian em-
gift tor the whole office I I work during the regular toting in Public Works, doing
of choice! from hours an opportunity to cast!! of
t* crate orange I a clerical nature come
the Shelton groves in St. l'ett'rN'burg their vote. Mr. Woods' capable super-
Clay Shelton, when he Shop Committees will be electedIn He is responsible for their
resigned to go back Into the fam- r the A & R Department Public ; training. lie also helps
ily'. business promised the fruit Works Department Supply Department with any personnel problems
In his farewell speech. So, i Transportation Depart- might have which "really
evt'ryone'a... seen going home 1 ment, and Inspection & Survey things from getting dull."
clutching a big: orange. Department; each Committee to with a jovial smile.
Election for your Shop Committee function independently for the employees a Director of the Em-
Is under way and the nominations of their respective depart- 'pe" Association I am called
ments. The members of the Shop
are in, so on Voting Day I to meet with the Board a
Committee will be the nomineesIn
May 3rd, support your of once a mdnth in
a big vote at the polls! each voting group obtaining the I on the merit of
""" highest number of votes. The, alternates I requests
Design Section heard from Phil various actl\ities for the
will be those nominees I
letter on the Bulletin of recreational and
Kaplan an open obtaining the next highest numberof I so-
Board describing his new It Is our impression that everyone votes and will serve as alter affairs" was the'ay Mr.
surroundings, for the time beingon on this station has come in nates in order of precedence established I explained hU active part
Misses old Jax. the Association
the west const As a mem
the number of votes
contact with our Safety ProgramIn by of the Cafeteria
The gentlemen farmers, God. received in the election. Committee
dart, Vineyard Holmes, Fullerton, some way or another. Some A. Assembly and Repair Shop I takes a real Interest in the
to mention a Jew, were joyful whenit folks appreciate the efforts expended Committee, 20 members and ;; of the Civilian Cafe-
rained the other evening and it in their behalf, but there 40 alternates, representingeach having served at a Direc-
relieved them of hose and can watering are still a few "die hards" who of the following I' and. a member for over a
worktheir chore!
think the whole thing is a nuisance groups:
Eye the sky and say "Looks like 1. Engineering, Administrative I Woods leads a very busy "
more rain" every day now. and just another means of makingthe Personnel, Planning, life with a daughter five
Have u/iearthed two more hob- job tougher. Here is our explanation Production "Divisions": One I of age and a son six months
of the purpose of this all- with when his
bleats from the shops-so be on member-two alternates. day is done
the lookout ior a story about a I important part of the Navy production 2. Overhaul Control "DiVI.1 Public Works Office Most
( china and milk glass collection, program. sion": Two members spare time is spent working
and another of leather oven to the "Accident prevention work", on alternates. I : his home doing much of
making of handmade shoes! In this station and throughout the 3. Structures, Metals Machine ) own repair work in this war-
these times of coupons, that is I American Industrial front half "Divisions": Three shortage of labor. ,But you
news!! lint one main purpose; that Is, members-six alternates. bet when he does slip away
John B. Haynes, SK2c, has been I preserving human life and keeping 4. Accessories Ordnance "Di his tasks at home it will be
transferred to Supply Department the human body whole, well visions": Two members- witness a ball game of some
from the Material Section. I and physically fit. Yes! We four alternates. especially football!
want to send each and every employee 5. Finish and },Fabric Interim -
Helene Coffman, Lab., has resigned home at the end of his Overhaul "Divisions": Two
and'gone back to Washing. I shift, In the same physical condition members-.four alternates. How Tough
ton, D. C. Sybil Dressler, PowerPlant that lie' wa In,ashen he 6. Electrical "Division": Two -
#2. resigned to go north came t. work. members--four alternates. Iwo Jima? 1

and be near husband in. the servo "Safety does not hinder your 7. Assembly, Emergency Repair rl Harbor (CNS)-Lt. Gen. ."
ice. efforts but is a definite part of "Divisions": Two mem- M. Smith said the final
Newcomers: Dallas Grimes i production in that it deals with bers-four alternates. on the battle for Iwo Jlma
Harry Harvey, Design; Virginia the most Important element In our 8. Engine Overhaul "Divi; during presentation cere-
\ Glenn the Vault, and Fred L.Vlnson industrial machinery--the man." sion": Four members- at which 1,600 marines who
Inspection Department. -- eight alternates. wounded in the island's con-
'':J,' --- 9. Plant "Division": Two received the Purple Heart .
Command Officers members-.four alternates.B. the greatest mass presenta.
Movie Gag Slays Dist. Public Works Shop Committee in Marine Corps history, and
Rain-Soaked Marines Get InsigniaNinth 8 members and 16 al- 21 generals, admirals and
Army Front ETO (CNS) ternates- members and almost two hours to
Pacific (CNS)-"You are so -Officers who command troops 4 alternates representing the medals on the Leatherneck
dumb," the hero said to the blondein are now wearing a new marking or each of the following chests.
a movie shown here recently, their uniforms to distinguish them groups: only was Iwo Jima the
"that you haven't sense enough to from officers who operate only in 1. Group ,IVb) fight the Marine! have
get out .of the rain." an executive:! capacity. The marking 2. Employees, pf Shop 30 in their 163 years' existence,
The Marine audience roared with recently authorized is a narrow 3. 'Employees of Shop 70. Smith declared, [but\ they
laughter. Theirs Is an outdoor. green ,band worn beneath: the 4. Employees of Shop 71 will haye"io'. tougher
theatre. And It was pouring shoulder insignia. C. Supply Shop Committee, 4 In 500 years.

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26 April, 1945 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Nine

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Philatelist Will inspeclinq Rare Slump! _CoUecl'nmAl. !' ".L i ::: :rSUPPLVUy

Go Anywhere For jsALLifSIt

Valuable Stamp :L ,

Interesting Background
I Leola' Jones

, Behind Many and It' Is sIx'i-. Honoring Dorothy Beganis Jones!'

A Worthwhile (Receiver's Section),' who was
Hobby married recently, was a luncheon
Ily M. T. Crumley given by Virginia Lammons and

Stamp collecting Is a hobby thatii a group, of girls( from the..Receiv-

not only very interesting, but er's Section. The table was cen-
instructive .also Many stamps tered with a beautiful cake in-
have artistic designs and are beau- scribed "With best wishes to Dot
tifully engraved. Many stampsof from the glils"-and tiny basketsof

the diftfient countries have geographical candies marking i the places of
each guest were placed along the
scenes such as moun
table Mrs Jones was showeredwith
tame, rivers, buildings, birds and ... well
as as
animals common to that country. "' I many
'. useful gifts 'and a delightful time
By sorting out these stamps we ;. .r'k was had by all.
learn a great deal of tho world. M, I
We miss Anna Falrcloth (In-
We will absorb quite a lot of the
\ spection Report) who is now on
history of the various nations sinceit
\ I leave. Reason for her leave Her
is the custom in many countriesto tY x 7rN
brother Chatles Davidson
Ensign ,
place on some of their stamps 1
Is en route home from the west
scenes and incidents that mark
an coast Certainly is good to hearof
outstanding event of their hack' all these boys returning! home

ground. Lrs even. for such a shoit"while'!
As a hobby, stamp collecting
| While in Germany, MarlonSmith's
need not cost anything, and yet if
(Inspection Report. ) husband
one wishes, it can cost many thou
sent her a cup from one of
sands of dollars. In the opinionof
the Beer Gardens recently vacatedby
this writer; there is more real .
the Germans It was Inscribed
pleasure in finding a stamp than in German and is valuable sou
being able to buy one from a dealer venir
A real collector
stamp or philatelist '
Didcha see' ptctuie of Jacqueline
will he thinkshe
t Smelser recently in the Civil Air
can find a A .
good stamp. philatelist
Patrol Corps Jacqueline is the
should .. ,
know a great deal $ --- saI
lovely daughter of Rose Smelser
about the stamps he collects in I. T. Crumley', Mechanical Kngineer; of the 1'nbic Work Design Section, U shomi describing to (Public Voucher).
order to be able to classify them. several of the men the colorful background of a few of the many interesting stamps! In one of the
On \ r15th\( noticed in the
Take U. S. stamp No. 9;!D; this volumes' of his personal collection.OverJill \!
Main Street Baptist Church Calendar
stamp was issued July, 1857, wasa -- -- -- ---
for the week that
one cent blue and has a catalogue ,, Enemy PWs Will Get
j J1 1'orterfleld, (former employee
value of $100 but if it has full I
OverhaulIt I
of this department now on Mili-
original gum the value is $350.00.If I Cut in Butter Rations tar Furlough) was added to

it has a' double transfer the Marguerite Steele their Service Roll. His
i Washington (CXS-In) the future familywax
value Is $200, or if the stamp was OHC party-da c or beach party
Gorman and Marguerite enemy prisoners of war will < Invited to sit In special section -
printed from a clacked plate the Osterman had a very Interesting floating about Why doesn't eat substitutes for butter, meat, I of the Church marked off
value would be $350, 01 if it hasa week-end at Ocala, Fla, and Silver i someone materialize this.dream? ? chicken and other foods that ate In patriotic colors during the
double transfer with one inverted I -- --a -- --- servWe then after the
Springs Marguerite enjoyed i Id- I scarce, under a new directive issued evening ,
the value would be much higher Ing Ferdinand (Note: Ferdie is 'The I'I by Lt, Gen Brehon B:Somer- I Service Roll was Ailed, the audience
than any one of those named a pet that is well over the 1,000- Young llarine'I veil, Chief of the Army Service I stood for one minute' in

aU\e, :So, if we do not know, our pound mark) We understand that 1, Harden, a young Marine Forces I ,silent prayer and benediction.
stamps, a very tare 01 valuableone Marguerite. is really quite normal I tUIUnr.1 here, recently ulx memor'andumemphasized ,, Supply and Accounting: Depart.
may puss through our hands and noises milled the lullnwlnj poem .lu the JAX Gen Somervells uncut is certalnh proud of Its
enjoys riding
just as AIR :stits: It hut a ,lot ., food l..r I that the menus will former who out
without our knowledge ttlie employees are
well does _
: as FerdinandNancy thought, and perhaps will lirnpIUUI
comply with terms of the Geneva
I their bit"IlSaw !!
Hie above lamp in one of the Robbins has just; told us I to main another toting man I now "doing
simpler| l utainps to classify. Then that she is engaged to be mar- I who In thoinmnU ntllri from hunirIn oners Convention shall stipulating receive food that equal prls-in I an article in the Jacksonville

there are water niarUn, both ried to Ensign A, M Arnold InProduction I Nineteen Hu""ndred Twenty-five, quality and quantity to that ,served I Guardsman of Apiil 13, 1945,

single and double line, perforations Engineering. ( Even I 'Twas on September morn; American troops in base camps newspaper that a sergeant in the
grills, Hit plate II( rotiiryprew though he is in another division ''I never shall forget the day However he pointed out, equal India Burma Theatre was given a
mock award Commanding
printing, to name only a we'll mention it on this happy occasion I Our second child was born. I food does not necessarily mean Officer recently-his presented him

lew t.t the more common Hems i They are to be married The mem'ry of your infancy Identical items. I I with the Papet Clip Cluster. to the
to look for In clarifying jour 'Wednesday 25 April 19<45. Best It all comes back today .. '
I ; -- ---------- -- -- ---- -- 'I Typewriter Ribbon for "metitotious -
tanii.| i Wishesfrom all of us! The cunning little things )'ou'd do, We'll also miss the tunes )'ou'i service. unprecedented.

Many rare old stamps are wait- Well, well I've just heard that i And things you used to say. played { devotion without thought of his
ing to be found in some unexpected Helen Solomon Is leaving the end Each mgnX on your guitar. I personal safety' and possible loss

place. Some years ago a of this month for Hawaii, Boy, i Then later on as you grew up, I I lof sanity in battling against the
colored porter at the Courthouse do we hate to see her go! Her I We did the best we could If I should take what's on my' official papers and forms of the

in Louisville, Ky, was told to dispose malInterest. (male -is at Barbers To teach :you what was right from mind ,I sen'lce"! What do you think about
of some boxes of coi respond; Point. But she will prob- wrong, And put it down in verse, I that Bet thei'e's lots of us around
ence He noticed some curious ably be assigned to Kaneohe Bayor ,I As any patent should I The trial through which we're I that would be eligible for that
looking stamps on the envelopes Hilo Air Station, (Translated Our efforts in your bringing up passing now : one

They were the famed St. Louis this means the farthest she could I Have paid us well, that's true; Would be a whole lot worse 'Hear that Marjorie Jones (Purchase
"Bear Stamp." Many were foundin get from her interest) She will We're glad to be the parents of I wish lot you the best of health. ) has announced her engagement

the lemaining papers which today be greatly missed by everyone. in I A boy as good as you. On land or on the sea; Wonder who Rainsack'
would be valued all togetherat Overhaul Control because she has I And through the providence of God I and 'Flatfoot' ate in the Pet son.

about 50000. But, not realizing made every person's problem her' I'd gladly trust you day or night, He'll bring you back to me. net l Section, those names certainly
their value, he sold them for 'own Her personality and radiant I Alone or in a crowd; don't appear on the official list? -
twenty-five cents! There have smile will always be remembered The way that you conduct yourself, Though they. should take you far Ernest D, McLaughlin is missed

been many other finds of equal by everyone who has been associated Has made me very proud.Oh I from home al'ound.and about this department.
importance of rare old stamps. And with her. While she is in there were times I'd have to To fight on foreign sod; Mt McLaughlin is at present in

who knows, you may be the next the Navy she might as well see scold, No matter what you see or hear, the hospital recovering from a recent
person to announce to the worlda the world, but we hope she won't And warm your britches too; Don't lose your faith in God. operation, Hurry back to
find of similar magnitude. ,, forget to drop us a line. When you would disobey the things I pray that God will keep. you the ole crowd Mt. Mac.,"

Pel haps the easiest. stamp to There are still rumors of an That you wet told to do. clean
classify is the special printing or ---- --------- -- And J'on'11 return to say Illness Fatal To Anna :M. :Miller

commemorative stamp issued to message to the Junior Philatelistshe But now you've finished with the Youte just as undefiled by sin Funeral" services for Mis Anna

commemorate some special national wrote, "I commend stamp collecting school, As when you went away. Maxwell Miller, life-long Jacksonville
or local event or some eventof to you because I started And also learned your trade; I resident, were held Monday,
national historical impoitance. when I was about ten years old As your father, I'm delighted j, You'll meet a lot of boys In camp April 16, 1945 in the Evergreen
The Tost Office department Issued -' and have kept it up ever since In With the great success you've Whose friendship you should Cemetery with DI', Albeit J, Kiss-
a very pretty two cent black addition to the fun it has kept up made. shun; ling, pastor of hte Riverside Presbjteiian -

stamp after the death of President" my interest In history and geog- But just when. you've attained your They'll wieck jour life and damn Church, officiating. Prior

.. Haidmg, so probably we can expect raphy, past and present i goal, your soul, I to the services in Evergreen Cemetery -
a stamp honoring:; the late believe that stamp collecting* The things you've stihen. for; And think they're having fun I brief services were also held
President, Roosevelt. makes one a better citizen" It They're taking you away from Don't mind their sneers, their at the home of Mis Lloyd Gray.

Stamp collecting U one bobby may be of interest to learn that home mocks and jeers, Mts Miller died in a local hospital

that IH nut confined to any one our late Ptesident collection filled I And sending you to war. Or what they laugh about; Apiil 14, 1945. following a
age group. 'I here arc bud s of some thirty volumes Stamp collecting They 11) only laugh you into hell, short i'lness. She was the granddaughter -

t\K\\\ \ ( to ten years old that are is well regarded by many Ive written poems for several But cannot laugh you out. of the late Captain D. E.

Wiletit stamp collectors. 1.IUe- world famous people. To name a I years, 9 Maxwell, pioneer Florida raihoad
wise, there are men eight year few, we have Roger W, Babson, But never yet have I I'll trust you clear across the world man, and was a niece of the late

young just", as ardent .V wine business analyst; the late Ellis P, Been called upon to write a poem I In anything you do; W, McL. Christie former legislator
|philosopher, | once hind, "J\\i ice I Butler author and humorist; Adm. I II When I would rather cry : For no one else can shake my faith and speaker of the State Houseof
happy i is the man who has a Fred R. Hauls, American Naval Ive penned some sad ones in my ment to the fans.Refugee Representatives She is survived

hobby, for he live! I In twovvc.rlds. I Officer; Herbert C. Hoover, ex- time, I -- -- by her mother, one son. a
of the United States But don't 'ou'know how brother and two nieces and a
president some
." This! N one hobby' that ; I
is", very easy' to start! A collectionloen I Lily Ions Opera star, and T. E. It never has affected me Jews, Fight nephew
not have to he expensive: or Steinway', the famous piano manufacturer The way It's doing now. i Germans in Italy Mrs Millet was employed by
the Supply Department coming! to
'ateil. The smallest asfcorlmrnt
(('I1II.I <
| vlll yield u world of : All have a definite value, and Some folks may think I'm gettingsoft I hume (('Ns)-An all-Jewish brl- woik on this station in Match of

pleasure"' recreation and fmi none should l ever be destroyed orI! gade has gone into action on the II 1S43
All need for a start are some thrown away Some rate old And acting "sissy'fied'. ; Italian Front against the Nazisas Pallbearers' were Albert Bangs,
stamps you and an alhmn to put stamps are even worth fortunes-- They think the act of shedding. part of the British Sth Army : Billy Ten r ell, Philip Devlin Jim
I The brigade is commanded Bout. Horace Mills and Dr L. 'V.
theta In. That's ticket and and many of these are still waitingto tearsIs by ,
passport to endless jour travels and be> discovered. in old desks, too 'undignified" I Brig Ernest F o. Benjamin, of the Hollow)', S, A. Kyle was in T

adventure with postage stamps trunks, letter boxes: and attics But let them call it what they. will, I British Regular Army's Royal En- I charge' of arrangements

a It is surprising that the hob- I Sometimes, perhaps we can discuss Whatever it may be; I gineets The 'pi ailing language I -- ---- ---

by of Meeting stamps has become : some of these stamps in more I'll take their jeers about m is Hebrew. Membership is open San Diego, Cal. (CNS) Mrs,
world wide. It has been. estimated detail i For that don't bother me.Wht"n tean\\ only to Palestinian Jews and Jew Era Wade sued a furniture store

that there are Home nine million I We have said that every stamp ish refugees in England and on for $50 for alleged. price ceiling
philatelists in the United States : tells a story. and no article on i I come home from work at : the Island of Mauritius, in the In- ,violations The court awarded her

Our late President Roosevelt once 'stamp collecting would te ( night, dian Ocean damages of 10 cents. "Thank you,
said, "The best thing about stampcollating ''I plete without cne. So for next'week There'll te vacant chair: I The brigade, which already has judge," said Mrs Wade, "{01' practically -
Our evening meal won't be the differed and inflicted casualtiesand "
) \ is that the enthusiasm we will tell the story backof nothing
I taken prisoners, carried the I ..
which it arouses in youth increasesas a four centavos'stamp iioinNicaiagua I same, --- -
the It dispels boredom The story behind, this With you not seated there. I Star of David into battle Its! creation Nazis as! a unit :More than 1,000-

enlarges years pass.our vision, broadensour l tamp might well If called] that of Well miss your running in, and climaxed repeated fffoits ly 000 Jews are in service in other
out Jewish leaders to persuade the 1 branches cf Allied armies it
knowledge and in innumerable 'a stamp that moved the PunninaJ I I was
ways enriches cur life" In his J Canal. So often with your car; Allies to permit Jews to tight the, announced.

-t' ,;,


I Mario Soraluz I Pupils See Munitions Display I

? NATTC Peruvian Airman



Mario Soraluz, a sub-officer In
the Peruvian Air Force gave
-- -
'"1 NATTC's' Advanced AEM Schoolan .
inter-American touch last week I
.; when he reported to the Center as !

TO1>.\Y-DIAMOND: HORxEsllOE, with Betty Grable and Dick,Ia student in Class 14. /
Ilames.. 1800; ENCH\XTED COITAGE, with Dorothy McGuire and 1{ Soraluz is a likeable, expressiveyoung
::1 f Robert Young, 2000. 1 I .. fellow $ i I
ruil>,\\-ENCHXNTED COTTAGE, Disney' Cartoon, THE though the latter r
,, EYES HAVE IT, 1800 and :2000. j trait Is i .
$S.TtJUU.1I1 SKY with Ruth Warrlck and Randolph m hamperedsomewhat 4 .- I
Scott 1800 and 2000. by
SUMY-G\MI1L1NO LADY, with Barbara Stanwyck, featur- his sparse collection .
ette; N\>'Y NURSE; :, 1V>0; I'OWLIt; OK Tilt \\HlsTLEK. with Janice of English .
Carter and Richard DU; comedy, TWO I.OCAI."OKtLS., NEWS, i wordsChecking .
1800 and 2000. In
;MONDAY-I'R11)E OK THE YANKEES, with Gary Cooper ((reran was quite a

), 11SO and 2000. I ."r, chore for him, : School boys look on with keen Interest ux'" I.t. (0 Jg: ) J. I". Durham
TUESDSOG OK SARONG with Nancy Kelly and UllllainC.argan _J.- .... .. ) but it would A(><) Instructor, gives them Polluters on the' aniniunltion display
colored musicals, JUNGLE; JIVE, and GREATEST M\N IN lario sorahu: have been much which he showed following an address'" last Friday to student at I
ti1.\: I, 1800 and 2000.WEDNESDAYCOUNTER. worse If It had not been for Tony I John Gorrle Junior High .school In Jacksonville. \\'. K. Harden,
ATTA'K, with Paul Muni and :Marguerite Kodriquez, also an AEM student principal, Is at upper left.
Chapman, NEWS 1800 and :2000. whose knowledge of the Mexican ---- ---- -
'A. I language qualified him as an interpreter I CAMERA BULBS
,, < '" I iJax Pupils Hear
I It Soraluz is an electrical mechanicin : POP AT CENTER
the Peruvian Air Force which "Bang Up" Safety f t\
NATTC took the
t is an independent branch of the : Last week on

service, a Ieparateunit from the I Talk By DurhamThe air of an MGM lot, We were pho
Peruvian Army and Navy. He tographed from stem to stern"'in
has 160 hours of flying time and
of handling war connection with the forthcoming:
has made hops in many types of
American.made airships, including souvenirs especially explosives, I publication of NATechTRACom

Douglas, Northrop and Curtiss was graphically explained to the "Technician War." This photographing -
John 1 was handled by two men
planes. students of Jacksonville's
He is an Alrcrewman combining Gorrie Junior High School last Fri. from Chicago, Chief Photogra
the duties of electrician mechanic day by Lt. jg) J. Frank Durham, pher's Mate Clarence H. White
I in aircraft munitions and Photographer's Mate First
and gunner while in flight.He an instructor
wears a blue bar with a gold I, at Aviation Ordnance Officer's Class Earl E Lepierre.
stripe and has two gold stripes School.Lt. Chief White, who is from New"

high on his sfeeve. His rate is Durham stressed two main York City entered the Navy,inI
equal to that of a Petty officer I points in his advice to the young. I December 1942 In Civilian life ti9
second class in the U. S, Navy. I stem: 1 Any item of ordnance was associated with the Sara Parsons
I Soraluz has had four years of that contains or contained explosives Photography Agency of New
service, though he is only 24.Vfe Is dangerous and 2It York, which did commercial photography
,.? ", you give it a 50-50 chance, it will for a number of the well
>. : ."" 4 r- blow up. known advertising agencies. Hit
M>i a Another Student The AOO instructor closed his was also an instructor at the Clarence
/II/ I lecture with a bang, giving a real H White School of Photography
"" '',.;rSJ/' Hop Planned Soon"La I and noisy demonstration of primer' which had been organizedby
I I cap-cigar box booby trap. Following his father. Included among the
-- Fiesta De La Escuela AEM the talk, he answered dozensof students at the school were such
'I Fue De Buen Exlto Este Viernes individual questions asked by well known photographers as Mar-
Pasado." To you and me it means I the students. garet Bourke-White. Anton Breuhl
l' the AEM Fiesta last Friday night I Lt Durham was asked to deliver and Paul Outerbridge. From 1M0
I was a grand success:' The NATTC I the address by W K. Harden, principal to 1942 Chief White also served as
,, jJ "t auditorium was most appropriately I of the school The instructor instructor of photography a t Columbia
decorated in a Latin American is a veteran of 13 months dutyin University
and much cannotbe the Pacific Going out as an
-- setting too praise After a tour of duty at Sampson
given the decoration committeefor 'AOM2c he reeclved a spot commission upon joining the Navy the chief
Slanwjck for his work at Guadalcanal
the fine job they did. I attended the Navy's photographyschool
----- --- and' service on other
-- Carrying this theme further the at Pensacola Upon gradua.
SPEC1ALEVENTStholnl: : WAVES who served refreshmentswore islands in that area tion he was retained as photo-
sombreros as did the "Air He graduated from Depauw Col graphic educational chief and photographic .

Raiders" who were in their usual tle. training chief. Also
fine form with many Rumbas, while at Pensacola he served as
TUESDAY at 1700-BASEBALL! GAME between NATTC AIR the University of Michigan and
Congas andambas, In additionto technical advisor for the NavY'jfphotographic
RAIDERS AND WELC HOSPITAL ARMY TEAM of Daytona Beach. the wives and sweethearts there I was admitted to the bar in Indiana manuals Subsequently -
At NATl'C Diamond.TUESDAY his from the
nests several following graduation
were present ; he was assigned to NA-
1530 to 2100-OPEN 1IOI:>'E at NATTC HOSTESS of from Jacksonville Indiana University law school.
scores girls TechTHACom in Chicago and is
which celebrates first, annh'.ar ', .. ----- I
Captain and Mrs, Joseph B Lynch
now on a tour of all centers for
maid of honor and C E. Morgan
GOLl' STATION COUKSvE: dally from 0800 to 2000. Open to
and Lt and Mrs. George F. Sauter .
the command, handling the photographing
AMM2c of Hangar 125, was best
ALL personnel. Clubs available at gear locker In VrTC Auditorium were interested spectators. for "Technician's War.
SWIMMING daily from 1800 to 2100 at N VTTC pool For NVTTC According to the Welfare and man I
j a a Earl from Whittier .
Lepierre comes
enlisted personnel. Recreation Department the next
BOWLING dully at Ship's Service from 1200 to 20)0.: NATTC dance is scheduled for Friday I At the Protestant Chapel 1 this Calif. He was graduated from
HOSTESS HOUSE open daily from 1580; to 2100. Saturday and 4 May. This too, will be I past Saturday afternoon Miss Dorothy -I Whittier college In 1912 and from
l Sunday from 1100 to 2100. For NATTC enlisted personnel and relatives for students and those classes included E. Brown of Dallas. Tex, then until June, 1942, when he
and guests. will be announced soon. was married to Paul W. Hartswick, joined the Navy he held several positions ,
0800 boatswain mate second class from but his real interest was:
NATTC UnitARY open daily from to 2000. -- -'-i I' --
Altoona, Pa. Chaplain E. W Andrews photography of which he did a
WEDDING BELLSLast performed the ceremony considerable amount of free lance

SIJNDVY-Trip to Silver Springs for all NATTC personnel and Saturday afternoon in I Miss Ella Parcells was matron of work.
guests. Tickets $288 round trip. Bus leaves at 0830 from Building Jacksonville Miss Mary Frances honor and George Caddis Sic, was lie took his "boot" at San Diego
300. Leaves Silver Springs at 2000. Special rates'' for servicemen and I James of Waycross, Ga.. was married I best man. Following the ceremony :( and then attended the photographyschool
women at Silver Springs. to Emile W. Huff of Calumet a wedding party was held at the at Pensacola, Lepierre
SKATING-Jat Roller Rink, 29J9 Plum Street Open daily from I City, 111 Huff a coxswain who 1 George Washington Hotel. Both I served as an Instructor there until
1100 to 1700 admission", 2,'<'; 11100 to 2200 3V; Saturday, 1 M)0 to recently returned from a tour of I Hartswick and Gaddis are attached I January of this year when he was:
:;::130, riltc' I duty at sea is at present master I to NATTC' Ship's Service I assigned to Chief Whites photographic
RIIHNG ACADEMIES an hour daily except MintUj. Breut- I at arms in Barracks 7. Miss Betty while Mrs Hartswick is a cashier staff at NATethTRACom.
wood Riding tallies, S2J3 Main Street; Llranco; Kerrier Annex'' :3302: Jo James, sister I of the bride, was there. I' Chicago
Stables Nan Juan Avenue I *.(1
Main Street; Hyde Park Hiding : ; Magnolia -

Stables, J..akC'.lwrtI1l1nlC''ard.. Hostess House Lights First Candle WI I It
NATTC Section o(. Jax Air News U published at expense of Welfare and I
Recreation Lepartment.Hostess
-- -- -- -- -

I House Will Celebrate First \

Birthday With Party For: All Hands

---- -- -
One lone candle will grace a 1Nii b
I Hostess House opened, officers as
birthday cake in the Hostess House
well as enlisted men are invited
next Tuesday when the doors will with members of their families to bmriw _
be thrown open from 1530 to 2100 visit the house.

with an open house, in celebration During the I five and a halfhours
of the first anniversary of the operation that open house Is in _
of the Welfare Depart progress, refreshment! will be
s ment-sponsored activity served and Mrs. Norma Dee, 'w-_

On 1 May, 1944, the NATTC hostess, will be on hand to help _
Hostess House came into being to acquaint visitors with the variety
help meet the need for a place of comforts which are provided
f where men stationed here particularly at the Hostess House.

students who are confined to Leather upholtered chairs and J
the training area throughout the divans abound A radio-phono- ar c t, t&s 1J
weekcould meet the wives and graph provides the latest items
other members of their families. from the ether and surprisingly )

Tuesday, a second year of comfortable complete record albums offer a
surroundings where families wide variety of musical selections,
can meet and spend their all the way from hot jive to creations
evenings, a year of aU kinds of special of the old masters. Realizing r y 1a
and beyond-the-llne-of-duty that all the visitors aren't .
courtesies will begin and in celebration adults, rocking chairs, rocking
of the occasion :Mrs J. B horses, and other toys for the For a year now trowels like thin have been milling In to the Hostess House at NATTC taking
Lynch, wife of the Commanding ( younger guests are provided although advantage of the homey atmosphere' them. Wives and other, member of the families of tttudenU and
Officer NATTC, will be on handto Mrs. Dee does confess that member of ShlpV Company meet the sailors there, often spend the entire evening In the pleasant
cut tfTe birthday caKe and for the mortality on those items is room. Tuesday enlisted, men, officers and their guests will attend an open house in celebration of the
one of the few times since the I 1 Continued! on Page Eleven first anniversary of the Hostess", House.Page .

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, 26 April, 1945 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven rjTTCen j


I Mariner Scouts "Inspect" Navy

c i 11 .A. liluifluhiNfiS
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{ iWtee q By Herb Johnston, Jr. 1

I It's becoming almost traditionalfor
II I r; HQ. Squadron to have at least

I one representative in the hospitalat

) I.Dy John Rlchbourg, AEMSc all times. Corp. "Sky" Stow-
I'' Insky took Ms turn following: Ffc.
Just can me "Pinky, the radioman
Bill Wilson, who is now back in
par excellence. So says Marin civilian life, doing well in the insurance
\' B. Nichols, AEMSc, the Unit
I business in his beloved
4 whirlwind. g 4 i r za
San Francisco. Bill writes, incidentally *
"Nick" has a little ac-dc set that
that his boss is an ex
has been giving a bit of trouble, Marine Captain. Says friend Willie
BO he set out to put it in first- "I"ll the at
never forget gang
class condition. Being an AEM, II the M,A.D." We won't forget Bill
he felt that a little thing like a ra- o At, either Bill and the good old
dio would be an easy matter, a days when he used to write this
"push-over,," so to speak. But, column.
alas, not so. When he had gotten
But to get back to this hospitalbiz '
all through, he plugged the I : Stowinsky had no sooner returned .

thing in.That's. I to his job of keeping all the
right-nothing happened.He R rolling-stock in the area of Bks.
worked on It some more and ii I 59 purring contentedly, than into
tried it again. This time it workedon ex si; ----- ___H _________ --- his not yet cold cot climbed Sgt.
dc but not on ac. He very What are they Why, they're gals, of course. This group of Girl Scout Mariners found NATTO Erston Buckalew. Now Buck's

disconnected the offending I personnel fined up for Inspection when they paid an Informal visit to the Center last week. The Mariners with us again, but Corp. Dean A.
.qUietly oC a radio, and with all high school<< girls, are the sea branch of the Jacksonville Girl Scouts. I Cuff Herdman has taken up in the

fury, held it aloft with ward where Buck left off The
the intention of dashing it into a NEW RED CROSS ever-smiling "Deano's" morale remains
million pieces against the deck. Aircrewman Cherrix Was Charter high, however, on account;

In the nick of time, one of the OFFICIAL HERE of "Grand Ol' Op'ry" still comes in
boys intervened and showed him I' NATTC welcomes as its new as Member Of Famous "Black Cats"The fine on the radio Satidee nights.

where the trouble was. sistant field director of the Ameri- S/Sgt. Fred" Betz comes closeto
Now "Nick" is doing a lot of' can Red Cross Mr. Charles H. Navy's night-flying "Black I getting a break that would've

"reading up" on the care and main- Adams. This gentleman succeedsMr. Cat" squadron holds a rating near GIRL MARINERS landed him in the* hospital. But

tenance of radios. Incidentally, Arthur F. Jones, who has been the 4.0 figure for its hell-for-leath- It turned out to be a sprain (In
he has a beautiful head of blond transferred to Naval. Air Station, INVADE CENTERA the ankle), and after hobbling-
hair, and I understand that Shir- Banana River, Fla. er blasting of the treacherous ene- around on a crutch for a few

ley Wewer, the secretary in the Mr. Adams is from Erie, Pa., my In the Pacific, and an Individual group of Girl Scout Mariners, days, the gyrene Automatic Pilot

unit, also a blonde, would like very and in civilian life was a clothing share of the glory this fighting the sea branch of the Jacksonville instructor is just about back: to

much to know how he manages to merchant. lIe became associated aerial group has achieved goes to Girl Scouts,, got quite a thrill out normal again.

keep it so oft and pretty. We with the Red Cross in October, Gilbert L. Cherrix, AOM2c, newly of a visit to their big cousin, the Nothing surprises Sgt. of the
were indeed pleased to learn that i 1942, and his first assignment was arrived AFC School student, who U. S. Navy, when they were con- Guard, Vern Hammer, anymore..
Gus Krause, who met with a pret. I at Camp Croft, Spartanburg, S. C. was a charter member of the ducted on a tour of the station, in- Checking In to work the other
ty serious accident recently, is do- He was there for a short time and squadron.Cherrix. cluding the NATTC area, last Sat- morning, he was somewhat taken
ing fine lie had a bad time of was then transferred to Naval Air aback to discover on his desk a
it for a day or two, but everything Station, Jacksonville, where he has served with VP-34 for service hat with a gleaming up
21 months, The Mariners are composed of per dental plate nestling: in the
is ok. now and the guy will be been attached until this latest
back at work before long. ,. transfer. ing it in Girl Scouts who are interested in center of it. Only identificationwas
the nautical program Only girlsin a set of initials on the hat.
on 1 May joine senior high schools can join the After a few busy minutes on the
Over in the AFC School If ;..
want to find CSKV don'tmake you Hostess House Will From there group, and emphasis is placed on phone, though. "Ham" traced tho '
the mistake of looking,in the Celebrate First Birthday air group nautical ability in determining ratings lost articles to the owner, who
To join, the girls must pass wath motht apprcthiatlve and
obvious places, such as the ma- Continued from Page Ten to Australia, y certain swimming requirements. withtfully lithped pith thanklh.
teriel office or the school store where its PBY's
reasonably high. Then, just so j jwe The Jacksonville members of the Cash-conserving Corp. Dan Savitt's .
room where he works. Just look repainted
the place will be as "homey" as ). ., Mariners are from the good ship latest crowing concerns hilt
for a certain blonde WAVE in the black as camouflage 'N,
it can be, there's a fireplace on scrumptuous, recently acquired
"Dauntless, which has the same
Central office, Bldg. 621, and thereyou'll for cream-colored convertible capable
side of the room and in mid-
name as King's flagship.
find "Benny. Incidentally, night runs, and of
conveniently carrying a complement
winter, on those colder nights, logs
Only recently Admiral King sent
his name is Vernon-believe it or the unit started of five, without crowding
threw off their reddish, warming
not. The AFC School's first projecting Its Gilbert Cherrix his photograph "to the Girl Scout crumpling, crushing or crippling.

WAVE officer has just been attached glow.Those are some of the physical "Black Cat" tag into the war spot Mariners of the Dauntless." This column can't commercialize,

She is Lt. (jg) Frances attractions and features of the light. Included in the group of teen- consequently caution curbs our
What's all this age Mariners who visited the sta- to to
about ence. A number of other conveniences Flying as a bow gunner in one crass impulse convey our
AFC librarian, WAVE Riley, and more intangible benefitsof of the big aircraft, Cherrix par- tion were Skipper Emily Lazenby, curious customers the .car's cog
and a tuna fish sandwich?, the bob from time to ticipated in dozens of night bomb- First Mate Jeanne Webster, Bos'n nomen. HINT: Cadillac's incor
place the up Christmas ing hops, invasion "softeners," Jean Augur, Joyce Hall, :Martha rect. But, since we couldn't con
time. During past
From rnlt"Where ant I"Reeves and McGahee, Florence Young, Dinora ceivably call the curly.topped corporal
thousands of which battered Jap shipping
for instance I
Season ,
just passed! his NAP examinations at NATTC were looking high shore installations. He flew in I Fleitas, Phyllis George, Rowena a draft dodger, we'll claim
and Is awaiting or- and low for a way to wrap Christ- reconnaissance patrols in the Leyte Renfroe and Betty Brunskill i Continued on Page Twelve

ders. That tricky moustache, Indubitably mas packages they wanted to send invasion and rescue hops after the t ----

did it. WAVE home and elsewhere. The Hostess assault."I = "Trained For Victory" Mural I
Ann Schumaker, Sic ((1'), began House came to the front, arrangedwith got my biggest thrill in I r __ .. __
her leave the 25th. She went
on WAVES to devote their spare January of last year when we
home to Murphy'boro, 111., and time to the wrapping program, and sighted an eight-ship Jap convoy -

will bring her automobile back thousands of packages were oft Wewak, New Guinea," ,
when she returns llmmmm. and made ready for mailing the
wrapped Cherrix said. "We were only I
folly Morris, tho secretary of with all the fancy Yuletide plane in the air, but we got I
Unit 2 has I x's
found her
trimmings. Even now, the wrapping two of them by bombing and
sailor She lie suits her
boy. says counter is maintained, and strafing and ran another ashore.
to a "T", "Art" Dove, Mho there
men can take packages The whole thing only took fiveor
recently had an operation at tho and wrap them, or if their fingers six minutes, but it was a
Malnslde Hospital, In coming/ ""are all thumbs" and they can't hectic period. Just like shoot-

along very nicely He "pulled" quite make with the wrapping pa- Ing dead ducks." .wNe

liberty last week-end, so shouldbe per, string and gummed tape, they
Cherrix, who holds a Presidential -
back on the job any day now.
at the house.
can get some help and the Air
Elmer (the fisherman) Ed- here's some one t Unit Citation
in the
Medal, also participated -
kins claims he that
caught ; ,
need of room
dire a
In almost }
I of 15 Army and Navy men
himself but there's
"string" a 4E
for a wife, or a wife and a childor 20J( miles off Truk in April of 44.
persistent rumor that he bought two, and then again Mrs. Dee Six were Army airmen whose

'em. or someone at the Hostess House plane had teen forced down at sea

gets on the phone, uses any after a raid on Truk, and the oth-
"Lonesome Polecat" Yadon, of s
other at hand, to help
of PBY which .
a ,
Unit ers were s +
3, plays a fine game of vol- home.
provide a temporary had cracked in the rough seas
ley ball-for tho opposing team. Some of the children become real When he gets on the court, he as. "pets" while their daddies are in while trying to rescue the Army a is X A '

sumes his stance, weight on one training at NATTC, and find I men the preceding day. I g
leg and hands stuffed Into his themselves the near-center of at- "The sea was still rough whenwe

trunks. Ch. Wandrey has been traction and affection of many of landed, but we managed to get I
transferred to the AEM storeroomto those utilizing the. house. Some I them aboard okay even though
replace Ch. Parkinson, who visitors become quite attached to several of the men on the raft

chipped out to Minneapolis. the facility and even after they were wounded," Cherrix added.

John Bartels, AEM3c, is lathe hap- leave here, return to the Hostess The youthful Aircrewman also
py. They say that since seeing a House if their paths take them was in on offensive actions againstthe
certain movie he's been trying to through Jacksonville Japs at New Guinea, the Ad-

peel an orange on the lathe. Bet- That the Hostess House is a miralties, Biak and Moratai. Dur-

ter back up a bit, son, and take popular haven is well proved by the ing the 19 months he spent with
stock, else you might end up in the attendance figures. Approximately the "Black Cat" squadron in the

"D" ward. It was a tough fight, 36,000 persons have visited it Pacific, the PBY group piled up a

mom, but I lost. Yes, AEMlc Ed since it was open 1 May, 1944. The record of nearly 100,000 tons of S
Levine shipped out the other day register lists people from every enemy merchant shipping sunk,

to-Shoemaker, Cal. state in the Union, and some from six destroyers and smaller vessels 1a D

foreign countries.The sunk or damaged, dozens of barges ."
The Advanced "B" School, literally celebration Tuesday is open and small craft blasted to bits and I

has been Importing Instruc- tl o all enlisted men, officers and other actions that proved detrimental
tors by the dozen. New names on their families-and they are invited I. to the enemy. I

the "B" roster are Lloyd, Natho, to attend. Among his decorations, Cherrix IS

Oliver, Rinkes, Cash, Kenfield, wears the newly authorized Philip S
Donehey, Lamotte, Orchard, Root Clerk: I see two cocktails carried pine Liberation Ribbon with one

and Zamborsky.Ted to your room every morningas star. Though still a little short

though you had some one to of the age of 20, the Wilmington,
Beaumer, AEM3c, Is smilinga drink with. Del, lad has been in the Navy tor s
lot these days. The reason is Gob on leave: Yes, Indeed! One two and eight months.
years Charles Heston, AEM2r, painted the above mural which WM
his wife child with him
are feel
cocktail makes me an- --i4-
on display at the NATTO exhibit in Hemming Park Jacksonville,
now. I must treat him
other man, and Appearances are deceiving. from 10 April through 16 April. "Trained for Victory" was the

too. who swell of entire exhibit in connection with the Seventh
Seen In the "Brown Bagger" Many a girl puts up a theme the staged

chow hall Saturday, the 21t log 2 cents to get enough dough front in society is a flat bust at War Bond drive. The mural, symbolizing: today's highly technical

"Okie the broken Mule borrow- or his dinner home Navy, now hangs in the AEM School. "


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!t I. NATTC Personnel Manning 1 Raider Gardener Raiders Seek Victory Over

Exhibit Lauded I In EditorialAn Strong Daytona Nine Here

editorial appearing in the 18 April issue of the Florida Times-

Union, Jacksonville's morning newspaper, has attracted a good bit of 4 Ilevenge will be the uppermost thought in the minds of

attention at NATTC. The article, reflecting credit on NATTC's han the NATTC Air raiders when they tangle with the strong-

dling of its recent exhibit downtown, follows: Welch Army Hospital Phy-Eds of Daytona Beach at the

NAV :MEN' :SCOUR "HIT" IN NATTC diamond next Tuesday, starting at 1700. A',)

HANDLING PARK EMI11UT The Raiders hopped down tv>

Jacksonville citizens and many visitors coming through this gateway 'f. n---------------I Daytona on Tuesday of last week

to Florida during the past week had their eyes opened wide; y and were handed a rough reception

opened to an amazing display of technical equipment used in the Navy'sair i by the Army nine. While the

combat all around the globe and in its Air Technical Training Y. Tiff PostponedNATTC's Raiders blew cold, the Welch slug-

program. gers were red-hot, and the Daytonaclub

While the display has been of untold value in making all citizens coxing) team, eagerly wound up with a lopsided IS
awaiting another crack at
more conscious of the myriad equipment and paraphernalia that go into. the Cherry Point Marine ring. to 2 triumph. Manager Vic Teet-

naval air combat and training-and of the extreme necessity for buyingmore I men, will have to curb their impatience sel will field the strongest line-up
available against Welch arid i is:
bonds-there has been another side of the exhibit, perhaps un- a trifle longer
of the account.
hopeful squaring
studied by officials at the Naval Air Technical Training Center, which The Marines were slated to
come here on 30 April, but they The locals have one tilt on time
has served an equally worthwhile, and certainly very gratifying requested that the match be slate before the Tuesday battle

purpose. That is the presentation of the very human side of Navy I postponed to 10 May Lt. Rex On Monday they will go againstthe

personnel and a new realization that the Navy through its Air Technical Enright, NATTC Physical Marine fighters of Mainside at
Training Officer, and Lt. Roy 1700 at Mason Field. They were
is out than
Training program turning something more just fightingmen
Womach, administrative assist scheduled to meet the Waycrossteam
it is turning out fighting gentlemen. there yesterday.
ant who is in charge of boxing,
During the week of the revealing Naval Air Technical Training urged that the bouts be held as The Haiders' trip to Daytona.

Center "show," thousands of persons have milled through downtown scheduled, but Cherry Point officials leach provided them' with their

Hemming Park. They have ranged from toddling youngsters to the said the Marines couldn't second loss! against a similar
f make the date-so 10 May it is. number of victories, but they'
aged and infirm, girls and boys, men and women from every part of I) '
The show will be held out- boosted their record over the .500
the State running the gamut of the racial color scale; and from the doors and should be one of the mark here last Friday with a

lowest ranking military men to high ranking United States and foreign best cards ever held here. The 2 to 1 derision over the highly
Military and Naval officials local boxers feel they made a rated Gibbs Shipyard nine of
better showing than their 5 to 1 Jacksonville.A .
One could expect such variety of audience-makeup might try
defeat at Cherry Point on 16 large crowd witnessed the ex-
the patience of even seasoned, professional lecturers and instructors; April would indicate, and they citing seven-inning tilt in which

it perhaps would be understandable if somewhere along the way those are ready and eager to attempt the Raiders shoved over the decid-

"running the show" or those explaining some of the intricate equip- Clarence Homhrook, who was I I to prove it inside the squared ing tally in the last of the sixth

ment lost their patience or gave some indication of the fighting temperof the property j of the New York : circle. f Paul Janik, fast righthander,
Yankees and played In a ("lass --------- twirled fine ball, yielding only
these men who are manning the Navy's airplanes and keeping themin
1) league before entering service\ three hits. Though wild he had
the air But, to the contrary and to the everlasting credit of Navy It pat ruling left field fur the MILLER ENTERS the situation well in hand exceptfor

training, this has not been the case. WI;) Raider nine. llemhrook SINGLES FINALS a brief period in the fourth

Because of the nature of the display there probably have been covers plenty- of ground in the when Gibbs put together Jwo of its
Lt Wesley N Miller outstioKed hits for the lone run
garden and Is a good man at the
asked which seemed
many questions silly to those Navy men in chargeof
plate. Lt L H. Rubin 6-3, 6-4, in the I Catcher Berner, who shows
of the various exhibits; but from their manner and their courteous han-
---- -
-- skill behind
t' only match played last week in plenty of the plate
dling of their public, one would never know It Then, too, there have I turned the tide with two down in
the Officers' and Enlisted Men'stennis
.' been literally thousands: of children of every age in Hemming Park, From First Base I the last of the sixth when he laced
I meets at the Center. The double to light to score Skeets
and children will be children. the
They get same helpful answers to
I their questions as do the adults. To Pacific BasesMost victory placed Miller In the finals The latter was running for Out-
j So far one event has been con fielder Richard Harper, who had
Some of those conducting the exhibit are weather.beaten, battle- of us just take the telephone singled. NATTC's first run came
cluded, while the others are in the
seared "old hands" in the Navy; some are fresh out of their first Naval for granted and wheneverwe in the opening inning on hits by
Air Technical Training School; others are "in between" these two are looking for a date find it championship stage. Bud Lenham Outfielders Clarence Hembrook
; extremes. a very convenient way of lining up and Jack Siveter recently won the and Woody Woddail numbers
something However, S/Sgt. Sam title in the Enlisted Men's doubles three and four in the batting order -
I We don't know whether the Navy spends any time emphasing uel E. Freeze of MAD. can tell and are awaiting a match with the .

courtesy and gentility among its enlisted personnel or not. Perhaps you that there is lot more to a officers' doubles winners. The Raiders found the slants

J these. commendable human attributes come naturally with the pride telephone than dialing a number -- -- of Pitcher\ Cook, Glbbs me, to
for sweet voice at
and waiting a
that every Navy man feels in his branch 6f the service. Whatever it the other end to answer "Hello"he their liking and rapped 10 blows,
in the six Innings! they had at
is, we're ever so grateful that so many of us "on the outside" had a has worked on telephone- Installations M.A.D. RamblingsContinued bat The tilt was! limited toseven

chance to see these men in action under pretty trying conditions, and in combat areas. from Page Eleven "' innings In order not to conflict -

we dare say that just as they are conducting themselves in a way at Freeze comes from Graham. N. with the student dance here.
I C and before joining the Marinesin he's a Dodge drafter. That's a
,I Hemming Park which makes us proud of the Navy, under the worst October, 1942, he was a pro clearly concise and clean-cut clue; Hembrook Four Raiders Woddail hit two for three,

conditions of sea and air battle they will conduct themselves in an fessional ball player, being the and we're glad it's the end, andso Second Baseman, Tabisz, Harper and

/ equally commendable way.HIGHLIGHTS property of the Philadelphia "A's". ate you.
I He played first base for the The sun is' hot these days, Isn'tIt As hinted before, the Raiders
-- i ---- 'Leukesvllle team of the Central ? We've been meaning to look didn't do so well in the night tilt

OF RECENT EXHIBIT ; Carolina League. Into one of those pith helmets, but at Daytona Army Hurler Chuck
(\ After "boot" at San Diego he in these action-packed days who Chappie blew his fast one past 18
has time to stand about and stare- NATTC batters, while the Welch
attend the
stayed on to telephone I
REVEAL HUMOROUS HAPPENINGS school. He was then assigned to stupidly into his hat? strikers notched 18 blows off the

The "Trained for Victory" exhibition u_ __ __ _._ VMF22 which was stationed at 1 offerings of John Bittner and Ja
1 recently presented in hut they were good sports One Santa Barbara and In February He: Honey, I'\e bought something nik. Hembrook again demon
downtown Jacksonville was hon man In particular was at first of 1943 the squadron was shippedout for the one love best. Guess I strated his handiness at the plate,
ored by visits from several distinguished ('oll'erllelilhat his! favorite limp. to Pearl Harbor There and what leading the local attack with three
persons, among whom Ing"pigeon "Crip" would not later on at Midway, he assisted in She: A box of cigars safeties
I{ were Captain Eddie Rlckenbackcr; come to he fed-but "('rip" installing communications systems -
I Next, Freeze was sent to
I Commander Lin Sian-Kwan and turned out to be plenty salty and
Lieut Chow Chia-Tsung from never missed", the thou-lme\ \ ont'e. Espll Ito Santo where he did elecUlcal Bulkhead
.. maintenance WOI k on the
150 members the
China about of
; planes and in October. 1913 he
Civil Air Patrol, who had a special Now that it's over all hands landed ut Munda. -.... .' ,

.' early showing; members of the who handled the "show" agree thatit Here, he did maintenance work
j Jacksonville Ministerial Alliance, was a lot of work, but they enjoyed and telephone 1 Installations\: anti
who conducted a memorial service it. They also had plenty to
if you think It Is mo fun to be
for the late President; and Mayor reminisce about at the beer party
-1 u telephone pole during n
John T. Alsop of the cit>. and fish! fry that was given for bombing raid well just ask the

4 them by the Jax War Bond Committee "stall, sergeant. In one day alone -
One man was so interested that at "Sea Shoals" last Mon- tl1l'rl'H'I'e 27 1'all1.'I Free/c i -
he went back to Miami and day evening \\tlllltlmO\'e along striding wire '
brought his family up to see the -------<-i! ---- he would tarry as part IIf his # t/

demonstrations Father: Your new little brotherhas I equipment u 50 calibre. freeze :
.* .* *. arrived. was. next moved to \'ell.t l.i \'1.11"I

The Kink trainer crews> rode Very modern child: Where'd he about a week after the first
about 600 people day. Youngest come from? I wave Marines: l.uull'dI'ain .
1 was one and a half years' ,. old lie handled telephone Installation
Father From far
: a country
\ ,. the 1..ll1ndund during the two
anil the oldest said lie was nine- on
Another damned
: alien
t.h11111)' fliers from the months that lie was there the -
last \I arI ho had handled island was raided about everyother I
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"." pads" were Impressed with day.Bougainville.
Ilelen Shows
I the modern flying methods. Perry was Freeze's next I

*. Class In WinningTwo stop and while there he was work I

A girl was told that she was too ing one day on a plane. "Zing"I
young to ride without having her Swim EventsIn and again "Zing." Jap snipers
of the field had
and she said, the from the outskirts
parents present "Why first annual Pan-
him. Again a couple
old Look-I've got American spotted
I'm enough. aquatic meet held "Zings". Freeze laid low for
hp-stlck on. last week-end at the Miami awhile and then in the distancehe
Army Convalescent saw the bushes moving. Into
., A lady upon seeing the TBM Hospital pool Lt. (Jg) Helen that clump of bushes he let goa
asked, "Could you please tell me Joan Perry of NATTC won two few rounds with his 50. All
the longitude and latitude of this events, the Women's 100 Meter was quiet.

r; plane?" Backstroke Competition and He continued to )keep low for
4 the Women's Three Meter Diving
II i some time until ho was convincedthat
11 An old, man who used to be a Exhibition Miss Perry's the snipers were dead or
i trick rope expert tried to bet a time for the former event was had moved on and then he crawledIn
Navy man at the seaman exhibit one minute and twenty-four the direction of the bushes. Sure
i that he could do certain things seconds, which Is exceptionally enough, another Jap had been
with knots. Nobody put up any good!, and in the diving exhibition done away with
money because the navy man remembered she far outclassed the field him to Nelsen where he did fur-
that his dad had always Lt. Perry comes from Cleveland Freeze's tour of duty next took

Ii told him not to bet on another Ohio and is attached to ther communication Installation ," "
guy's tricka. tho staff of NATTC's Aviation work. Then back to Espitlto fora .' .- ?
'" Ordnance Officers School In rest, another tour of duty at -

A few of the Ja\on who spenda 1939: she won the NationalWomen's NeUen and finally back to the "I miss-your 'form' is actually whal
December lIe now is guess y'now,
l lot of time in the park found Senior Backstroke States last "
It a Ml Inconvenient to find their Championship, a student in the automatic pilot winning t I'Yamt'.
Courtesy of The BlucjicUct' '')
usual Iienclce% during the' week, school.

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