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VOL. 3, No. 30 LIITl 4 October, 1945

\. l e Headquarters of the Naval Air Operational Training Command

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More Than 1000 I GANGWAY, MEN! IT'S THE FIRE DEPT. ( President Orders Navy Changes I

: NAS Personal Indicated by War ExperiencesCivilian

Following President Truman'i
WorkersTo order this week announcing far-
reaching changes in the organization -
Separated NowIn t. Vote Tomorrow and concept of the U. S. Navy
came a waveof speculation among
Operatlng.under the terms of its naval personnel as to possible
.a = new charter, the Employees' Association meanings and effects of the new

the month thai the separation i for Civil Service Employees order. As this newspaper went to(
NAS, Jacksonville, will press, official comment from high
:. policy' has been in effect, NAS
hold its first general election tomorrow official Navy sources had not been
Jax ha* sent out 818 enlisted per- :5 October. Four new directors released, but the general attitudeof
sonnel of the 1257 eligible ac- I will be elected to replace editorial writers and radio com-
cording to Lt. Comdr. J. L. I the four men on the nine-man directorial mentators seemed to be in favor of
I board who have completed -
the stream-lined Navy envisionedin
Rhodes, station Personnel Officer.
I their prescribed two-year President Truman's executive
\1. The highest number receiving sep- terms in office. Outgoing: incumbents order dated 28 September.

aration orders in any one day oc- V I are D. R. Whiddon, D. A. i Before the President recom-
curred 1 October when 224 persons p Woods, P. B. Myers, and E. T. Sul- mends permanent changes to Con-

.' cleared with the Personnel Office. livan. gress, he will observe closely the
The Association, to which more operation of the provisions out-

In addition, Officers' Records re- __._.._. .... ..... __m__ _____._ ___...____ ,,__n _____n_._ ._n_ mmc nn___._._____ ..n_ than 7000 NAS civilian employees lined in his current order and will .
f ..... parts that 337 officers attached to TIlE or LING Ol' FIRE PREVENTION WEEK NEXT SUNDAY belong, was established :21 September :I incorporate in the final recommendation
,. NAS Jax had received separation serves to focus the nation's attention on the fact that the 1943 to promote the welfare, all changes that hate
l orders as of 3 October. elimination of Japs and Nazis did not remove one year-to-year recreation, and benefit of civil met the test of time and usage.A .
service employees at this station. special board headed Under-
Under the provisions of the separation enemy of mankind who has taken more lives and destroyed more by
I than that marched. Fire the prowler Among its main activities are the Secretary Artemus I.. Gates will
property any army ever ,
196, approximately operation of the civilian cafeteria, prepare the specific recommendations
calls for plenty of preventive measures and plenty of fighting
800 enlisted men and WAVES here who conducting of station picnics, and to be presented to Congress,
back by the nation's smoke-eaters. Contrary to the jokers
were eligible for separation. Because I hang around the corner cigar store, the life of a fireman is not periodical social affairs for mem- basing their proposal on the execu-
bers. The Association incorporated tive order
issued Mr. Truman.
of new Alnavs 252 and 278 filled with pinochle and engine house conversation. Take the NAS was by
I file department, for instance. The 108 men and 13 fire engines of on 16 July 1945, and The fundamental concept of the
:(' which allow points for sea duty tomorrow's election will be the Navy organization will be that all
various kinds making the brigade work full working days every
and permit discharge of enlisted I up first held under the charter which Navy operations fall naturally into -
uay and the results bpeak for tnemselves serious sires on this
.' personnel having three minor chil- was adopted at that time. three categories-military, ad-
station in five years of operation. (For local fire story with pic-
Details of and ministrative business-and that
voting ,
I procedure
I dren, this figure has grown to 1257.: tures turn to page 3)
F f location of voting places! will be administration of Navy policy
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Lt. Comdr. Rhodes states that it found on page 8. should proceed from these starting

t is expected that at least 300 of the i Officers StayingIn Ex-Jax Officer points.
;/ remaining 409 will be out of the Reviewed brlefl. the abolish-
(. service by 15 October. These are : Regular Navy Gets New Rank Navy Wives Meet ment of the post of Commander in
delayed at present pending receiptof Chief, now held by Fleet Admiral
clearance from BuPers to thev I YWCA LuncheonWives Ernest J. King who is scheduled to
a r io u s separation center Can Later Resign Wins High Post retire 1 January 1946, and the

throughout the country. I In a message to all Naval Reserve Captain Gilcuiist B. Stockton, of Navy personnel can transfer of Cominch functions to
These figures apply entirely to officers, SecNav James For- now get to know each other by attending Chief of Naval Operations, mean
personnel attached to NAS Jax, to j| restal has pledged that officers former assistant to the Executive weekly luncheon for Navy that the two top jobs of the Navy
VPB2 and the Fighter Instructor I transferring to the Regular Navy I Officer here, who was recently detached wives only, according to a letter Operating Forces are consolidated
School. i' may later "resign at the pleasure for duty abroad, has been from Jax: YWCA. I into one. Cominch Duties such as
Complying with the Navy De- of the President" and that "in any I I promoted to Rear Admiral and The Jacksonville YWCA, I "principal naval advisor to the
partment's desire that separation through its executive director President" and "commander of the
event may resign on 1 January I
i I named Naval aide on the staffof
move as rapidly as possible, the 1917," with automatic acceptance. I as Miss Nelle Ansley, extends a cordial I operating forces comprising the
Personnel Office has augmented I I i: The Secretary said he had ob- Paul V. McNutt, high commis- invitation to the wives of all' several fleets sea-going forces,
regular staff with more workers ', tained the President's personal authorization sioner to the Philippines, accord- Navy men to attend the weekly sea-frontier forces, district and
so that orders may be written as to make this guaranteein ing to a recent report in a local luncheon programs held at the Y other forces, and related shore
rapidly as personnel become eligible -:' order to reassure officers who newspaper. It is understood that clubrooms at 1300 each Thursday. establishments" will be taken over
and clearance is received I I|, are hesitating because the size of the promotion makes Admiral 1 Luncheon is served at the nom- intact by the CNO who will con-
.x the postwar Navy and its returnto Stockton one of the only three inal fee of 25 cents and the pro- tinue to be responsible for readi-
Naval Craft Will permanent ranks has not yet Naval Reserve officers who now grams are arranged for the convenience ness of Naval operating forces and
I been determined.The hold the high rank of admiral.As of guests who may have for coordination of naval bureaus.
Tie Navy confidently expects Naval aide on Commissioner limited lunch hours. The main The reorganization plan directs
Up Near Here : that the Reserve officers who McNutt's staff, Admiral Stockton purpose of the weekly meetings is the Navy to establish a central office -
transfer will be thoroughly happy will also serve as liaison officer be- to give newcomers a chance to for the coordination of research -
At New AnchorageForces and satisfied and will not want to tween the Commission and the make new friend, and old friendsan I experiment, and develop.
of the put in a resignation, but they have Navy. Now in Jacksonville on : opportunity to get toðT.: ment of new weapons, and another
scheduled to Join floating the Navy are I the firm option whether or not they leave, Admiral Stockton expects to I An attendant is provided to rare office to coordinate procurement,
the of flying Navy'in decide to use it." the message con leave for the Philippine assign- for children contracting, and production. A
vicinity Jacksonville with I
the establishment of cluded. ment sometime late this month. The "Y" is located at 130 West new position of deputy chief has
a reservefleet -"- The newly made admiral servedon Monroe Street, facing Hemming been created in each of the Navy
base at Green Cove
it was learned during the course Springs of, | STATION SNAPSHOTThe Admiral's Sim's staff in World Park, across from Cohen's Store.It I bureaus, and one or more assistant
m telephone conversation with Unmans had a neat little War I and returned to active dutyin is not essential that guests chiefs is authorized In each bu-

Comdr. D. L. Skahill, USN, phrase which, went "Actious" not January 1942 here as a commander phone the Y in advance, but it reau.
present I would be appreciated. The number In the absence of the Secretary.
officer tn charge of the new I Words. Tbe beat stories don't He received a promotionto )
anchorage project. ''I j need words, an,>how. I'or instance captain in August 1915: and be- f is-50112. i 'Continued I'age Two
"We intend to build enough piers the sad-ejed sailor trying came commanding officer of the -- ;
to provide full berthing tailities on a floppy civilian straw hat the Separation Center. lIe was de- Change Of Chiefs __ _= j
for all our ships, and expect to other day In front of the post-of tached from duty here with orders -"="! .
rave between 600 and 700 craft 1 fice-.-while the civilian owner of I to report to Washington and then .. ,.. > ..
when the base goes into full opera : the hat stands by and surrounding I to go abroad as a member of the ...... t
ation," he said. In addition, the : WAVES giggle loudly as they 'military governing board in Aus- j ,, .
(\\., base will have its own repair equip make pointed comment. Continual on Page Five
ment, shops and material to keep --- --

all the vessels in good condition, I Naval Celebrates First ,
but any transient ships in need of Academy
temporary repair will probably be i

Cove.handled piers and at not the sent main down Jacksonville to Green I Centennial of Training Program j j

The classes ol ships are expected Establishment of the U. S. Naval -- --- - -- I'r.
to range in size from landing Academy at Annapolis, Md, cli- 'Congress had appropriated to pay :
craft to destroyer escorts. While maxed 43 years of struggle and the I sea-going schoolmasters.
none will be used directly as train- story is highlighted this week as j Naval Regulations in 1802 re-
ing ships, enough crews will be the Academy celebrates its hun- quired each ship to have aboard a : :
maintained to permit a rotation dredth anniversary with special schoolmaster whose duty it was I : k1.
policy. That is, some of the ships ceremonies beginning 7 October. to instruct midshipmen afloat. I \
will hold limited maneuvers to In the period between 1800 and Usually the ship's chaplain performed -
keep all machinery and gear in 1845: an apathetic public and a this additional duty. In .
working order while the other recalcitrant congress defeated all 1803 four shore schools were established I "
craft are tied up. Then another efforts of naval leaders to establish to teach mathematicsand f ;f- I.
group will be put into action and a school for the Navy comparable navigation, but midshipmenwere
the first group turned to the to the training offered at not required to attend. In '
piers. West Point. In addition, the old 1339 another school was started in N
While the plans for the anchorage "sea dogs" offered vigorous oppo- Philadelphia which offered a spe-
base are still in the blue print sition, claiming that the "schoolof cial eight month course to prepare .
stage, some of the ships have already hard knocks" aboard ship at sea midshipmen for promotion. In- t
( e arrived and more are expected was the only way to train Navy structors from this school helped
'. in the near future. ; / li men. Presidents Secretaries of Bancroft set up his first faculty -1r
ships, arriving early, will remain the Navy, and outstanding private when the Naval Academy formally
at anchor in the St. Johns until citizens found all their efforts opened its career on August 14, ; ;
the piers are completed.The blocked year after year 184 5. -
Green Cove establishment is The initial success was finally Thus almost single handedly ,{--. '. ..{f 'I
one! of several which the Navy De- scored in 18 i5 by SecNav George George Bancroft established An- + .
partment has designated for fleet Bancroft, who walked around the napolis, and it is in his honor that
reserve maintenance on the Atlan- door he could not batter down. lie Bancroft Hall is so named. The .- ., -, -.-.-.- -. .......... ... ._-...
tic Coast At present, ships' companies persuaded the Army to turn over entire midshipman brigade ii quartered TIIIJ STA'I'ION LOST: ANOTHER: FAMILIAR FIGURE via
number only 207, but it is Fort Severn, a small establishment in this hall which still pays the Separation Center last week when Yard Police( Chief Henry R.
expected that at least 3,000 men at Annapolis, to( the Navy, and homage to the man who won his Blevins traded in his khakis for civvies. Here he shakes hand
will be stationed at ,the new base then provided funds by giving the battle by strategy when power had with S. T. Abood, BM2c. who is serving aa acting chief. Chief
vfor a two-year period. i new "Naval School" the money been defeated. Blevmi headed the department for the past year and a half: ,


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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 4 October, 1945

New Navy Naval Aviation Provided

.y. Sets Most sensational Air announcementon Pace I That Won Day In Pacific WarEditor's

the aviation front came late .

last week when the Navy Depart ,I Nose: The account by still their back to-
on way
ment released the description and I Assistant. Secretary of the A'ary were

operation statistics of .its newest for Air, John L. Sulluan/ nwinaritinq .- base. 58
I As soon as Task Force came
fighter plane, the FR-1 made by the activities of A'aralArtit
I Into being, it was obvious that instead .
I I Ryan Aeronautical Company and S ion in the Pacific War, rowfat of island hopping, we could

popularly known as "Fireball." The *.? the highlights, his'o.iNtl/act. leap frog. We could choose an
.first In the world .to combinejet that now
[ plane hind-seems decisions
land Island to invade, and ones bypassed
and gasoline power plan'It Itook thei'( r from the chaos of could be handled at leisure,
I lis expected that the Fireball will i Pearl Harbor to the complete, t-'io- for with tremendous naval forces

mark a new era in aviation design. tory jnbohtfd IN the ceremonies the the Jap could

>,, I I Never In combat the new plane held aboard the VSS Missouri. For : blocking not sneak In way supplies and reinforcements '

i ( would have answered the Navy'sneed I readers who did not' see the original to his by-pasM-d! is-

: for a, highly-maneuverable, I report, the JAX AIR NEWS has lands.
ij fast-climbing plane with short I ptepaied a condensation' of the

4" : turning of Wright radius. Cyclone By the radial combination en-- original week'sssu report# and which concludes began in below.J la,4t I June Mariana 1914 Turkey the enemy ShoutIn learned \

I gine in.-front and a General Electric I first hand the strength of our
in the growing air power. Attempting: to
jet propulsion engine I All told, the Japs had five car- :
< rear, the plane attains efficient I cut off our landings on Sa Ira!),
tiers, four battleships, eight heavy they launched huge air attacks
flying characteristics at high or
cruisers, two light cruisers 34 destroyers '
against our fleet standing some 70
low altittldea.Maximum ,
ten submarines, eight miles off Guam. June 19, 1914 thus
I' performance of the I transports and eight supply ships became an outstanding day in the

new plane is obtained when both scattered over the Pacific in a history of aerial warfare, for it

(power plants are used together but I I three-pronged drive. They were was the famous "Marianas Turkey
M '. either plant is sufficient to fly the met by all the. planes trom the Shoot" when our pilots shot down
plane and in the event one plantis I I Hornet, Yorktown and Enterprise. 402 planes in one day. The

put out of commission, the plane I II Three days later we had lost the I next enemy day we caught tip with the
ra'ii. t y mar e will continue to fly without any Yorktown and a destroyer, but the 1 I retreating enemy fleet, pot 26
for the to counter-
necessity pilot :i, Japs had suffered. their worst war I more planes, and sank live of his .
act the which follows the
swing I
defeat in 350 years. They lost ships.
loss of when is I
knocked power one engine carriers, two heavy cruisers, three I With the Jap fleet whittled
out 1n a twin-engine air I
destroyers,*>ne transport definitely Palau
moved in on the
craft. Thus the I down we
new design
I sunk, carrier three battleships '
one ,
Islands, and from there on October -
both the
superiority over conventional -I
three heavy cruisers, one
single and I 20 launched an Invasion armada -
of the twin-engine light cruiser one destroyer, and I of 600 ships to Leyte Gulf in
: ; I. several transports badly damaged. : the Philippines. Once snore the Jap
2, .t L I I I At least 275 of their planes were I divided his remaining ships into

!i Do You j shot down and countless others I three sections, and once more tooka
lost when their home carriers were I terrific beating Admiral Hal-

I KnowAnswers put out of action. The threat to I sey's Third Fleet wrecked the central << -

I I Ii. Hawaii and the West COAst was force by sinking three ships>

i.I ( on Tag 3)) I j jI finally eliminated. I and severely damaging enough
I Guadalcanal others to make the enemy rtm-'!
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1 I 1. Last weeks end clocks I While the Japs were recuperating perse, Then he turned north at full

I throughout the nation were pushed and regrouping, we had opportunity I speed to meet the enemy prong
1'f back one hour to resume standard S I to shorten our sealines of coming down from there and

S time. Do you remember when the I communications and gain a foot- knocked out four carriers, a .-

I country adopted "war time ?" hold to protect Australia! The enemy and a destroyer to break up that

-. .--- 2. The Lewis and Clark Expedi- had begun air fields and fortifications offl'nslve.

USS Saratoga, largest carrier operating In the Pacific slips tion was a famous exploration of on Guadalcanal and Tula- Meanwhile Admiral l<:intald',
I gl in the Solomons; we had to preI Seventh Fleet was hard beset as
through the Golden Gate with her flight deck jammed with 3,170 western America 1803 to 1806, ad-
homeward-bound 'eterans---hal of whom are scheduled for dis- vocated by President Thomas Jef- I vent them from getting these I the planes from its 18 carriers

cha'rge. ferson. Give the first names of the bases completed, so we made our ', were out after the Jap fleet to the

two leaders of this expedition. first strong offensive move On north and the main Jap force of
August 7, a total of 69 ships landed four battleships five cruisers and
3. Despite the end of the U.
Famous Academy Symbol Carries I S War Savings Bonds are still war,be- i the :Marines. The Battle of Gua- 11 destroyers were surrounding
dalcanal was one of the most crucial them Some of the planes returned -
ing offered for sale to the public.
in the nation's history. found their carriers under tire
'Wrong Name Face but Adds LuckThat I What Series is E the bonds limit for on one purchases for of I I If the Japs could keep us out of and, blasted at least one enemy

person the Solomons they would be in po- I cruiser. The others, out of ammu-
each calendar ? i
notorious statue of Tecumseh wishes---and still working his 25 t year I sition to cut our vital supply lines nition and almost out of fuel
isn't I 4. The Panama Canal during so' that mounting an offensive! : made dummy strafing runs on the
Naval Academy
at the and victory magic '
war time assumes especial importance -
and I would be nearly Impossible. During Japs which caused them to falter.
the original ship's figurehead _.__v_
Tecumseh but the in our national defense this time, the war picture as a Just when the Japs had the American -

It bronze isn't statue really bearing that name is Bigger Job Ahead scheme By what method are ships' whole was extremely dark Rommel I i force in helpless position they

the world which moved through its giant locks7 : was menacing Suez and Alexandria suddenly broke off the action und
the one in I
only I
receives ceremonious For MerchantMenRegardless I 5. True or false: ; the Mediterranean was InI retired. It is probable the Jap Ad-

regularly salutes from one ofworld's (a) The International Date Line I jeopardy and Hitler's forces were I miral found out what had happened
left-handed finest cadet of when NAS personnel follows the line of the 180th meridian I besieging Stalingrad I to the other two Jap forces _

corps. receives that elusive honor exactly from North Pole to i i The Japs realized the seriousness and knew he would have to get out

One of the first objects pointed I able discharge from the Navy, the South Pole? I I of our threat and "threw the book" I in a hurry. But he didn't make It.

opt to an Annapolis visitor is the boys in the U. S. Merchant Marine I| (b) A new uniform Is being con- at us, Our naval forces were heavily -I Halsey had the word, too, and his

much saluted bronze figurehead, still have along job ahead wind- sidered for enlisted men of the U. outnumbered in all departments I very fast battlewagons cut off the

god of luck to the Academy's; men.of ing up the tag ends of the war, it S. Navy? We lost heavily in the Battle retreating Japs and smashed them.

It is Tecumseh who as "god that all was learned this week. I 6. You know that General "Ike" | of Savo but hung on, and Japan Leyte Gulf made the Jap navy
25" works magic to see unaware of the extent of our purely a paper fleet.
will the Officials of the Merchant Marine Eisenhower was in command of AI- :
who implore his help get of lied Forces in In World ,I losses did not take advantage of Iwo Jlma
examination grade, and Institute, an organization Europe
passing teams attain 67 American steamship companies, War II, and that General "Black i i her chance to engage us with her In February of 1045 we took
the Academy's
that on the sports; fields. SinceIt predicted two more busy years.for Jack" Pershing commanded the i whole fleet at one time. For overa I Iwo Jlma; in April we landed on
victory I World War I but month, our Marines carried on Okinawa. To and
is considered doubly effective to the shipping industry. They warned AEF in can you supply supportour
reinforce one's wish with token, I that any letdown now on the name the American, general com- with almost no supplies able to get forces, a gigantic naval force
the which Invaded i i through to them The Japs sent stood off the island and was ham-
the salute is rendered with the left i part of men or management might manding army
Cuba in the SpanishAmericanWar : down reinforcements which out. mered by the Jap's last deoperfcteweapon
hand so that coins may be tossed | interfere with orderly national rehabilitation -
numbered the forces of Marines
? the kamikaze. While
with the and | cur
at the base of the statue reconversion.
I but somehow the enemy barges carrier planes flew 35,000 clooe-]
7. Here's one to test how observant -
right. I All Merchant Marjne personnel, A former president'shead were found, sunk, or turned back support sorties, blasting pill boxes,

The custom began years ago afloat and ashore, were asked to' you is are side of the new i By November first, the Japs beganto caves, hidden guns, our fleet was
when the original figurehead from remain at their posts to effect the on one is give up. As their forces dwin- taking enormous losses from the
and on i
nickel building
the Civil War ship USS Delawarewas quickest possible completion of I piece a them. dled, ours slowly grew and exact suicide planes. But the home shipyards -
presented to the school and their tasks, which include bringing the other Identify I r ly six months after our landing had done the job, and we

occupied a prominent place on the home American troops from overseas I 8. If all the land animals of the I the Japs quit. They had lost! 50,000 could afford to absorb the shock

campus: as the only statue madeof i supplying armed forces in earth, including man, were placed men, and we had our first strong: The Japs couldn't. We parked mr
wood. The cadets considered occupied countries, transporting ; together would their weight exceed springboard.From strength in their front yard, and
that it should have a beneficlent relief cargoes and importing materials that of all the insects of the j Guadalcanal, we leaped to the war was nearly over. Now we .

influence upon their own "wooden essential* reconversion toi I II earth? Makin Tarawa, Salpan, Leyte. had bases large enough complete
heads" who were having difficulty I peacetime production.. |, 9. In the trials of the top war I Each new leap exacted a bloody enough and close enough to handle -

mastering the subjects in the cur I Merchant Marine heads strong criminals in Germany this month i toll in lives but each meant a hundreds of Army and Navy
riculum. This magic became so potent will there be a jury? I closer blow at the
enemy's home
ly urged that government controls I planes, to serve as staging: arena
that it was later Invoked for on privately owned shipping be relaxed -' 10. Which of the U. S. Armies I islands Our Pacific fleet had been for the final Invasion of Japan It-

important athletic events. :i as soon as practicable so is occupying the Tokyo district of I growing steadily, and now we no self. Fortunately, the atomic bomb

When the original statue began that foreign trade might be re-i Japan. longer had to hit and run. Wf made the final bloody plunge un

to crumble under the ravages of I sumed. They pointed out that early |, _.X- could move in and stay put! necessary.The .

time and weather, it was removed revival of foreign commerce i Sub Pack Tank Force 88 I fact that 'carriois suppliedthe
to the Academy museum for protection I would be a tonic to the economic Midget In early 1914 the Jap empirehad punch In the Pacific does not

and in 1930 the Class of health of the nation. begun to shrink appreciablyand I mean that they would have the

1891 presented a replica. The new I I ---.- __ Sinks DestroyerWhen our war plants at home had leading role or any role at all In
figure was cast from ordnance material 1 given Admiral Mitscher his famed j future wars, Mr Sullivan con
captured from Germany in the destroyer escort USS 'I Task Force 58. This fleet wa cludes. It is not inconceivable that

World War I. In order to insure i Underhill was attacked by six of made up of units so fast that it our scientists will improve aircraft -

the, continued power of the the enemy's midget subs off Luzon ; was obvious they would outrun to the point where carriersare

bol the "wooden brains and Iym-I in July she promptly sank one ,I' their supply bases and lose pre totally outmoded but the exact -
". ing heart" of the original but she paid with her life for ramming cious striking time if they had to future of naval aviation cannot

carved out and encased in the second. return to a distant base after now be determined. This war
bronze counterpart. Insure even The ship swung within a matter'of each operation. American Ingenu- saw astonishing changes in both
more strength a tomahawk, arrows r)'y1rr seconds to ram the tiny craft, ,ity gave the answer in a simplebut weapons and ways of fighting.

( peace pipe, photographs of and hit it squarely but e\identlyj incredible fashion; we built More changes may be coming but
the original !and documents relating : $ it was loaded to the periscope with ,lupply bases that could go to sea meanwhile the Navy has proved

to the history of it were also high explosives. As the Underhill and meet the fleet. Giant warehouses that its carriers and their planes

sealed Into the new statue. crunched over it, the sub exploded I : were put on, floats, and I could make history and could conquer '.
p; with a mighty blast that broke I: 'hundreds of ships containing ev-
Actually the first figurehead was I Ir I anything the enemy could puton
of a pacifist friendly chief of the I the DB squarely in two amidships.Of erything from an ice cream maker sea or in air against us.

e': Delaware. Indian tribe named Tam- the crew 112 are listed as either 1 to,' a gigantic forge were assembled. -"- _

.enend and In the early colonialdays > dead or missing in action. ;, When the fleet had finished an as- President Orders' Changes

he was even known all "Saint i Patrol craft near enough to wit- ;lignment, it no longer retired thousands -
Tamenend" because of his helpfulness I ness the explosion raced to the'' I of miles to refuel and re- (Continued from 1'age One \1"('

and kindness. The cadets I scene, and picked up the 126 survivors supply. Waiting "just around the I of the Navy Mr. Tiimian's plan

,, however' scorned such softness, while other ships from the!I corner" WSS our giant floating supply I authorizes the Under-Secretary,

and chose to call their statue after convoy drove off the remaining ] system. Thus our ships could the assistant secretary the assistant -

Tecumseh the Great Warrior. So four submarines. ;I strike in two widely separated I secretary for air and the CNOto

Tecumseh it in, still receiving the I All the survivors have now been I areas within few days while the 'I perform Mj duties In that. order

left-handed salute, the tokens the returned to'' the United States. I C]harassed enemy had figured they I of succession.r .



4 October, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

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on the nation's Brooke-Eaters: ," whose: DRAMATIC PART OF FIREFIGHTING, thepublic's

daring, dangerous: work each year saves untold I
conception. But there's another side.
. billions in property and thousands of lives.
; NAS Jacksonville's Fire Department takes a Only a few hours a month are actually spent

*" 0. hack seat to none, and in the above series of I battling a blaze, but there are hours of drilling,

* pictures demonstrates the technique which has checking gear and equipment and endless hours

;\ been a material factor in the- station's record of just plain waiting...always on the alert, ever

. of nut ,one single disastrous fire in its history. ready. All this is far from glamorous, unless

Starting with the photo in the ul'per left cor- : polishing brass and waxing paint can be termed

ner, here's the story: the alarm is received over .. exciting The watchful waiting goes on

:' the Gamewell Automatic Fire Alarm System ry i around the clock 21 hours a day. And that's

from one of the station's 208 fire alarm boxes. 'I the part that's! more tiring to the body and

I 1 On the double, dressed in their firefighting nerves than actual fhe-fighting. But the old

gear the men slide down the pole from adage about an ounce of prevention being worth

their quarters above. They race out to the waiting a pound of cure is especially true here fires

trucks then speed away to the scene of are concerned. The more conscious the public

the conflagiation. Upon the arrival they quickly ;- becomes of the needless waste caused by fires,

go into action. Ladders go up the side of the and the fact that many can be prevented by a

building. Hose i is broken out. On the roof,, wa- few simple precautions and the use of common

ter begins to spurt from the hose as the nobleman sense, the sooner we will see an end to the

plays the stream on the blaze. A possible bright red trucks racing madly through the

costly fire is nipped in the bud. streets, throttle wide, sirens scrt>echin .

Jax Pilots Studied The Targets NAS Fire! Department Hangs Up Spotless Record

First Before Dropping The I

";.. Navy pilots and aii'crewmen who containing scale models of a com : During The Five Years Of Station Operation .

I trained at NAS, Jax, knew exact I, plete city, air field, water front
ly what an enemy city looked like lake, ploughed and cultivated

before they ever left the U S., and''fields, industrial plants, bridges, Jly Arthur M. Grwne, Vic I portant on a station like this one. seeing to it that fires have been
not only that they knew U from railroad tracks oil storage tanks, held to a minimum.
been effectual
all angles, from all possible NAS Jacksonville joins with the So far both have highly
approaches roads, and barns, I
Lt. John
H Jones
the Station'Fite
in all kinds of weather rest of the nation next week to observe During the fiscal year
I The students sit in a balcony i Marshall, in discussing the
and under all lighting; conditions. 'File Prevention Week"which -945 the fire loss' excluding
which, in relation to the size of closing July, observance of Fire Prevention
The had advance has been designated by I
reasons why they the models below, gives a simulated President Truman from 7 Octoberto II aircraft was less than Week, pointed out thai fire prevention
lie in two small buildings
of "iOOO fee. When! S .
I height : 13 $ )O! can not be overemphasized
back of the Main Dispensary October and in so doingfocuses
which house special vision training I eyes have become accustomed to its attention on the Sta- The Fire Department, headed by "
; units with emphasis on night the darkness, the instructor turnsa tion File Department I Fire Chief M. H Batchelder CBM "What may appear to be a small,
switch which emits
again care
Vision I fully controlled light, starting once A paradox ? Not necessarily. and Assistant Chief Ralph B. Webber I within easily-extuigulshed a flash become blaze a can,
In building one, the men become) more with starlight The intensity File fighting and fire preventiongo CBM, is a well-knit smooth- inferno with its subsequent raging toll of
aware very slowly of an extremely'' moves up through\ quarter moon, hand in hand. They're different working organization of about 108 human lives," he said
faint light, so faint that it could half moon, three quarter moon and approaches to the same men. Each man has a definite job i
almost be considered I hazard the licking tonguing when alarm is sounded His statement becomes all the
as just a variation full moon In addition, it is b<> I to do and an
flame that annually consumes the machine into more pertinent at this time as
of darkness. This is aver- i controlled that the panorama can the well-oiled goes
sage.starlight, but when a quarter be viewed as if the light were approaching startling total of about 500 million action without a hitch A be- many of the department's experienced
I' i dollars in In the United ex-civilian firemen are reservists
Imooii la added dim shapes can be from various angles. property hind-the-stene glimpse will look
picked up on the screen directly I The model viewed from a southern I States, and which last year took I something like this I. and will soon be leaving
Four of
the ex-civilian
in front of the students. An ingenious approach looks very different and 14000 lives And firemen them i A bell clangs loud and shrilly in firemen
now serving with the Station Fir
device throws both stationary -j distinct objects stand out, for example : selves are the most enthusiasticand all three firehouses. Someone has I
and moving .silhouettes. ardent supporters of the pre alarm from of Department are Jacksonville menJ.
that would not be so easily ; turned in an one E.
Bailey SpiFlc) L. C.
vention education.
built to scale, so that they from northern boxes. As come tumblingout
appear seen a approach. the men
j : Smith, SpiFilc, J. B. Cox, Sp
as seen from a plane. Transmission Railroad tracks that glisten as if I Station personnel will get an from all directions some slid- iFlc. and R. E. Mauck SpF)2c.( )
towers buildings, trees, and under searchlights from the east opportunity for first hand inspection Ing down the polished brass pole Others In the department with civilian
land contour appear stationary have no shine from the west. I of the Department's elaborateand from the second deck a man on
Plane silhouettes, ships; trains and I comprehensive equipment I duty at the telephone calls the experience are
Buildings throw different
types Collins Hildabrand, Sp< F)2c) Atlanta
vehicles move slowly. Light is Increased of shadows from different angles throughout the week. Each day I special I fire circuit which rings the Ga; William Payne, Sp
by degrees until it is aa I from 1300 to 1600, all three fire. OOD Dispensary Marine Headquarters
under varying light intensities. F)3c.) New York City Lewis
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bright aa pre-dawn. houses will be for inspectionto Executive Office, PowerHouse
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Flat roofs and the domed tops of Witt, SplF)3c) Kansas City, Mo.;
A second of all hands. Experienced firemen Public Works
portion training in I Yard Office, ,
such installations as fuel tanks : and Philpot Raybon, Sp(F)3c)
this building demonstrates effectively will be on hand to explain the operation Fire Stations # 2 and #3. and the
give off varying reflections. I I I Columbia, S. C.
how pilots may best use I of all types of fire extinguishers .I Boat House simultaneously..
One of the models shows how With the Impending loss of large
cockpit Instrument lights under I) and other equipment Clad in their fire-fighting
I gear
different depths and types of Water j numbers of experienced firemen,
varied night flight conditions. In displayed. I I the firemen race out and leap onto
the pitch black of the room, theyare appear by night For nam.1 The Fire Department here I is set the fire trucks. The engines are I all hands will have to redouble
ple, deep water as ( their efforts if the station is to
shown how certain appears I
cockpit I up like that of a middle-sized I quickly started, and the trucks roll
black i 'maintain its enviable Aa
tionary mass, while shallow record.
lights vary in color and intensity I American city complete with 208 out on their way to the file--all "
disturbed water I Lt Jones puts it, .
muddy or personnelare
' seems
i according; to conditions, which fire alarm boxes, a Gamewell Fire In a matter of seconds. I
to give off a yellowish glow I I urged to take special precautions
lights permit easy reading of Alarm System, three firehouses, While the efficiency of the Fire
to fire hazardsexist
assure no
1 and There are even models I
maps instruments withoutA.r.auslng showing pump trucks and ladder trucks.In I
the checks
Department, periodic
! different kinds of both in on the station and that they
soil nat-
top much sudden readJust- : addition it has special equip made by it of the thousands of fire understand fully their
\ ent of the eyes and how the use ural state and under different ment designed for extinguishing; I extinguishers throughout the station I responsibility .
and duties if they are in the vicinity
of too much light will cause the kinds of cultivation. | gasoline fires and burning aircraftlike ;. and the hazard checks also should a fire break out."
1 pilot to be so blinded to the world The model of the waterfront is the Cardox truck, the John I made frequently, are prime factorsin I''
outside the cockpit that he Is, dur- complete with ships at docks, at i Bean Crash Fire, and Rescue I the station's spotless record of -
ing this period more of a liability anchor, under way. The air field trucks, and the CMC C02 crash not one death due to fire and nota Milwaukee (CNS-A) little boy,
to his squadron than an asset. 'has tiny planes parked, on the runway truck single disastrous blaze, part of his head wrapped in a icraf, sat
This brief but vital lesson is demonstrated on the taxi strips. The runways With hundreds of planes con- the credit must go to the co-opera- next to his mother on a crowded
in a completely! equipped incidentally, are one of the ,stantly in the air, and with large tion of all hands with the existingtire bus. Suddenly the scarf fell off,
mock-up cockpit authentic in ev- hardest objectives to pick out tinder numbers of frame buildings, the regulations. The Department disclosing the boy's head encasedIn
ery detail. the lower light intensities, :need for both fire prevention consciousness itself disclaims all credit, saying a kitchen pot. "Well, all right,"
In building two interest is centered ,while water towers are among the ( and an efficient firefighting that personnel here have shown hu mother iftild. "He's stuck and
.around several large tables easiest. i J force i I. extremely 1m"IO unusual care and precaution In we're on our way to a blacksmlth.1q. ."

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By Shipx' Editorial AII"CIt'latl4ln ha pain&nTTeu :
Ullivers t..II..I..d. Officers t.II..I..d: ,
Editorial: Office lianas )In tIIII Ilatla, M.lth
Room 321 1'.1..1. 1'.1..1. lIaiu 1'ulals l'aialu 1'"I..c. arvlViews f rnmSk tior
Office of Public Information, :> .
1 4k".I.r "1.h..a ,rhi. 1 l)1'lubrr l.hsaa' !"huaa '
Administration Annex, Bide: 954 .fI 1r mare tit,4411 32.5 2Y1t1111.599,881"' I'
Telephone Extension! 8542 41C.r. 11,11\1: :32 2.n.21111 I.HIC,11I5
The JAX AiR NK\\S li published weekly at the U. S. 4IC JltIU.\, : 31.5 234,413 J,7112,21111 t -i
Naval Air Station. Jacksomllle, Florida by the Olflce of 47,5 H'IIIICI' SI 2:1a,271: JICI\.1I7': : -+ -
41 JltI,!I 22 SII.5 237IIU 1.11711,1/111
while Infoimatlon at no expense to the goeminent and Incompliance
with Secnav Circular Letter 4:> : :28 May IiM5. 411,5 Jl4,1C1l SII 281,851: JIl2,27141i :
('vples ale distributed free of char a -\l6h, Natal Air J11,4ICI 21.5 2n.llu ,1/\7,1115: CHAPLAIN H. ALLISON 'OUTER .
4).5 124,3111 28 2417 1,1/1Ii,4H/ : :
i Center, the
1'echnlcat 1'ralnlng
.latlun the Naval
Neadyuatlera 01 the Naval Air Operational 'I'lilnlng Com- fA UIIIS\ 211.5 242.11111 2.II:1I1IWI: Most of us take ourselves for granted,
44.1 JlS1I1I: Y8 24:1.11:17: : 2,11I1i; ,1111, :'
JrJlIlIlI, Naval Auxiliary Air Station Gref'n Cote :prln I, inner selves are a mystery as yet un-
I Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field, the Naval Air n.s 143il1I: : :".1125 2.5 UU71 2,101.211.44 \ yet our
Gunner Svhoul: the 0. S. Naval Hospital, the Natal Aux- H JlIIIHS: 732Ii71 2i 2411.IIS5 2U7\8": fathomed by psychologists or psychology
1411,11.\11 7Mt\U: 211.5 248.211" 2,17I.lUft.1 : :
Air Station Municipal No.; 1. and the Naval AuxiliaryAir
lUHry hlllon, Mapult-Lt, James F. Kelly, L'SNR: }:;d It or. 152,7 i5 7117.\\1: 211 248,1/21 2.ZII'ZK' : \\'e are the mystery of the complexes of qual-
42 :
13\ZI: 114.\.170 :25.5 24M,1I11 2.2:11,8711: '
Rear Admiral Ralph E. Davlson. L'SN 41.5 Jl12211 1II1IIII: : 25 2nI\a1 2,2Mtll'1' ities which we call reason, conscience, m mory -
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training U 411.5 J7I,421 J611,81111 1187lU 11:111:111: :: : 24 24S 2U.01I dI,111I2: 2.2a.4H 2,21111,1'S2' imagination$ and other related activitiesof

4U J7ftl/lI2 1.IIIIlel. !:I,5 :32.IIH 2.:12.\,42U: our inward self. These are the things
Captain Anthony R. Brady 09.5 11111\C11: J.tHlIa 23: 211lIS2:! 2,85/31.1
Commanding Oiliter :II/ J 114,11\11 JlIl1tllt 22S 250,131:! 2:1811\2-1: which, make us what we are. So far as we
Jacksonville Naval Air Station SICS 1111111I1' 1.163,7411 22 2\4.8:15: : 2,4111,1111:
tell the difference be-
III 111:1,244: J,211I1II.I: 11,5 2.\\.11114 2.4HAIIU i know only man can
Captain Joseph ti. Lynch U'S.NR n.5 11/:1112/ : J,2.\CiIH 21 28,411.1; 2,41111.78: tween what he is in his inner self and whathe
Commanding OtilcerNaval :\7 2111,412 1.:106,4111: 211.5 U7.llill; 2I.,8211!
Air Technical raining Center :l1i.5 2A,290 J.I.\II.1I2:1: : 21\\ IrNI1II8 2,517.481 believes he ought to be.
:Iii 21111,1/11:1: ,411\\114: 111.5 2.8,72: :$ 2,237,210 I
Captain John J-: O :Malley (MC), L'SN :IIi.5 21,4\11:\ J.4.\4,1:1U: III %,:>.\1I.281! The ability of man to consider himself and
Commanding Officer /- ::15 211:75 J(1I1/.6.\/ IIIS 2.512,5.\:
U. S. Naval Hospital 34.5 2111,11711 J.l\2.\,1I1i1l 18 2MIII,17:1: his needs is part of the mystery we call l't>a-
:14 221.11111 JIIS2,1ti6 Ji.5 2,5118,142 son. Conscience is our own power of self-
Colonel Martin j. t\eiivner CSMC (Ret.) 3:1.5: 224,7611 J,60lIIH Ji 2,11011,47\
Commanding Ulflcer 3:1: %21141/11/ 1,051)81) J6.5 znO: judgment. Conscience is when 1 am the judge
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Commander Edwaia t..Officer. Dolecek., USN Ghost WalksFaint I I are true to the office of Judge; we must de-

Naval Commanding Air Uunneti School : cree some things against ourselves. The soul
rumblings from here and there !seem\ to indicate
succeed for a time in ignoring the truth
Commander trank 1. Cot bin. USN that the well-known and well-worn ghost of isolationism is may .
Commanding Ollicer about itself, but it is the fate of the soul to
Naval Auxiliary Air :siauun. uieen Cove Spilrgi once more making a farewell)) tour through the -18 sovereign
be unable to itself forever.
Commander Howard E. Born USN states. A Hearst newspaper in San Francisco states flatly escape
Commanding Officer that Russia: is not to be trusted. An independent Chicago I The inner self is the true home of Chris
Naval Auxlllaiy Alt :station, Cecil Field of in
journal takes a glum view of United States friendship with I tianity. The roots Christianity are
Salem A. Van Every, Jr., USN
; Commander man's inner self. The fruits of Christianityare
Commanding Oltlcet Great Britain. Here and there a radio commentator remindsus
Naval Auxiliary Alt ::>Iii lion, Municipal No. 1 that our country is great and self-sufficient and strong I its outward expression.It .

Commander John B. Huhn USNK and dependent upon no other nation for a place in the sun ; seems that the whole of modern life

Naval Auxlliaiv Commanding Air Station.Officer May port the silken words coming from the loud-speaker are always is determined to prevent people from look-

Ueut. Col. William 1. Evans. USMC (Ret.) easy to listen to and always reassuring.A ing, with God, into their own souls' needs.!"

Marine Commanding Avldtlon Detachment Officer farmer in Iowa pushes back his hat from a sweaty How much better to see ourselves as God

forehead, spits across the porch railing, and turns to his wife sees us than as Burns prayed, "to see ourselves -
/ The JAX AIR NE\\S receives Camp Newspaper' Service
\ others us.'e can fool some
x and Ship's IxllloiUl AuMM-lJllon maleiUI. Republication who sits quietly darning some socks : "Tell you what, Martha as see
.J nt credited matter prohibited without peimUklun of CNS, ," he says "We got enough food resources in this coun- of the people some of the time, but not God ,"
War Department, :IW5! >> K. 4Jnd:! St., N.Y.C., or SEA. Washington
A D. C. Republication of any other matter, try to keep us goin' if we don't try to support the whole : However, it is not enough to look within "

txiept l-rmlsslon' by of service Editor.:: publications JAX AIR,NE\\S.\II: prohibited without I world. All right to doour part durin' the war; mebbe, so : ourselves Having looked, we must do some-

------- - long's its our war, but I don't see why we should try to keepon thing about what we find. We look within

Sailor Takes Walk send in' our best things out of the country. Like this idea that we may find the weak places, the inse-

\ Harry Tn-itmeyer, Sic, and very salty, I of lending five billion dollars to England. Can't see that, cure places, the unholy places, but we do not

jmlhd/ his hat farther down over his right Martha. We need all we got right here at home, and if we look just to find those places, but that we 1

rye and continued the aimless stroll which don't keep it here, we're liable to go bankrupt. Let Europe may do something to correct them before

hud already carried hint i up and downJacksonville's I and Asia and all them places take care of themselves while they cause a calamity. To be aware of some

main streets. With his hat : we take care of ourselves, I say." '| inconsistency in the deeper recesses of life

polled/ over his eye that way, Ttcitmcyer : And a dapper man leaning against a building at the corner and to take stt>psto correct this condition

couldn't see fo well and sometimes had to I of ,llth Street and Times, Square puts down his racing to prove that one is really concerned about ;1.

look lack over his shoulder at girl liesuld form long enough to answer a question: "Yeah, yeah," he the Christian life. To discover a breach in

/ have seen as they, came toward him; mutters, absent-mindedly. "1 know all about this "family of the soul's defense and do nothing to! correctit
nations" stuff but block the who is well off don'tgo is criminal. .
'but Tn'itmeyer want" very salty, vo hoic could on my guy
/if wear his i hat any other way? around meddlin' in other people's business. He lives longer The durability of a building is not in its

i' "Damn !" he muttered softly to himself. that way, too. What I mean, whatta we want to monkey outward appearance but in its foundation and

;- "I ain't gettin' no place here, all right.Thisis around with everybody else's problems for? Ain't we got other hidden parts. The test of the individualis .

( a tpugh town to be friends with. They go enough of our own ? It's just like after the first war when not in the social frontage, but in the integrity -

\ right by you as if they had big business all these gees start hollerin' about Monroe's[ Doctrine or of the inner structure of the indi-

down the street and were 'late to meet it.I I somethin'. I'm for keepin' outta other people's trouble." ,i vidual. Just as the real man is not the social

Whatsa matter, anyhow, they don't even I There it is, the brotherhood of nations policy being dis- man, but the inner man, so the true religionis I

look my way ?" cussed by the people who, in the end, shape it and direct it. not the outward appearance but the inner -

F Sailor Tlt'tmeyer was no busy" with inediiatio I Millions of servicemen will soon find themselves taking Christian realities. The first commandment ;

>i and muttering that he didn't nee (the part in discussions about the future of this country, and the is not to love God to be seen of men, ; '

old man standiny( / on the corner/ beside a pile I future relations of this country with other countries. 'Say, but to love Him "with all thy heart, and with

of iifH'spapern and/ inayazine After tripping my friend, are you an isolationist, or do you believe in the all thy soul, and with all thy mind" _

over the papers, falling into the( old late Wendell Willkie's "One World"? Don't you rememberthe .-

man, and landing/ flat on the sidewalk; with I trouble we had in 1920: when we tried to shut our eyes

the (Id! man at his' elbow, most of his previous to the rest of the world?" People will ask ihese questions,

frame of mind had disappeared; and and the answers will be important.

Harty vas' now/ iii'lif/nant, embarrassed, and I II The familiar debater's trick of trying to boil down the '

) ruffled. The remarks of a couple af girls issue to a black or white dilemma is one that must be met.

standing beneath t Heatby awnitig didn't; The issue is not between Idealist and Realist, since ideals and Senlcr.I for Sundry, )<'UI>rr 7. 1945 ,

help the situation. He glared at the elderly realities exist on both( sides. 1'rulr.lrat 07:K>- ,Holy'h8..I-W.,1.I CommunionChaplain. l ummtmU A. G.'.Bd Archibald.y .j:

i individual sitting placid beside him. I I'hyn't As this newspaper sees it, the issue of isolationism is no' OSlV: :Bilg ServiceChaplain Haiold Boooh i
WNATTC: Set t Ice
"\\ you watch where you're goin'? longer an issue at all, any more than slavery or free silver is 09JO--Sunday School for Chlldien In Small Chapel ,

he &aid. an issue. The world is small, small enough to be circled in a I 1U.IO-U.. Communion S. Naval: 1-pdltatlon-chaplaln Hospital! :SeiUce A. (i. Archibald: '

"Son," said the old man, "I wasn't goin'noplace couple of days by stratosphere flight. The people in the world 1045-Ueneiat: Divine Settlce_ % A.J
but, if I can ask a question, whereare are members of the human race first, and members of na- l;-H>_Communion Service Mena Meditation Chilmlan Chaplain League-Chaplain S. W. Bell H. .

you goin'?" tions second. The discussions concerning UNCIO at San j I Porter_ j jC..lholie

"Why, 1-1-" Harry pulled himself to Francisco showed clearly that community of interest exists : Chapels Mattlsi Road s.d UirulaghaBi Atrati 1

his feet and brushed his pants with the palmof I between all natiofis, large and small. How, then, can there be 08.10 OUJO-Masa.-Mass. J

his hand. "What's it to you where I'mgoin' I isolationism ? Let's pull our )heads. out of the sand and look I OU.O-.I..II.1100 I
old he said. "Just don'tJet
you around.! .. 1700-Mass
). it happen again." Clirl.tU, (.vleate Srnlcci Muttla Bsd and Brmln! .i.m
Who can be isolated in a crowded subway car with the \\".ue. |
>. Harry continued/ his swaggenng walk. door closed ? 1100-small chapel.'
Out# tcardly he was still the same; the hat, Uller Birmiagham.1)ry *lut.i Small Chapel. cvrotr .( Ma.tla sad
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the slightly bent elbows/ the level gaze. Inwardly 1900-Mutual meeting, (Wednesday),
there change. "Yeah just Just A Letter 2ewish Religious !'*MUr. .ad *>IU...hlp Hours.Ma'lnildl .
was a & -sm..1I:: UlJfl' MusLin and Blimlngham.
,:;-' 11 here ;in hell am 1 goin' !" he asked himself.
During the four almost post-office Tuesday:':
past years every i in Office, NATTC.
.v- "Just where am I goill'f That old man hadI"'thilL' Tuesday, llJO-lJO-haplaln'l! : Oitlcc, VellnuVV'ulor' ,
the country shows a tremendous increase in volume of mail NAS.!
there. Maybe/ a discharge/ pretty
( First Thursdav or each month, IiIJO.I830. 01-
handled. Letters from and and fathers Chaplain'
daughters in all
soon, but just where in the hell am I join.; ?" I flee NAA::;, Green Cute Spilnls.
with his parts of the world have returned to places like Whistlevilleand Second Thu,!sdar of t'uchut'lih.. 1630-1800, Re3dlvg.
He preoccupied new
was so
I mAA. Alayputt -
thought that he forgot to turn and stare at j i Four Corners, bringing a breath of far away places to Third 'Ihuisday of each month; I300-16.TO.: Chapel, J.x

the retreating backs of two lovely things: familiar Kitchens and living rooms. And return messages Note" ( : No service In I'BY Hangar Area.).

who passed him on the sidewalk.As t I have gone out from these same towns and nameless villages, -*---- -
carrying welcome home news to )places with strange names -

George Santayana once wrote, 'I love i like Burma, Truk, Kwaja'lein, Tarawa, Bougainville.! Fame Is Fleeting m

X moving water, 1 love ships, I love the sharp I(I Behind these post-office figures lies a story of letters, of It's a safe bet that the present awe accorded -

definition, the concentrated humanity, the I I a world held together by letters, of ink on )paper substituting to those who possess wings and med-

sublime solitude of life at sea. The dangersof I for the touch of a hand and the sound of a voice. Familiesand I als and a record of valor will fade with time

it only make present to us the peril inherent -+ friendships have been kept intact, sometimes even A hero is a useful item to have around during -

in all existence, which the stupid, igno- strengthened, by the contents' of envelopes.It's I a war, but he won't carry much eight

:: rant, untravcled land-worm never discovers ; I safe to say that nobody who has lived from mail delivery in an office unless he can' produce in other

'f"" and the art of it, so mathematical, so exact, to mail delivery for news of loved ones will ever again departments. Five years from now we'll]) l bo

; so rewarding to intelligence, appeals to courage take'a letter lightly. And the serviceman Mho has sat in judged by what we know or can do, not by

> and clears the mind, of superstition, while I some lonely place and waited for a letter will never forget the number of war medals we have at homo

filling with humility and true religion.' I Il& I that blessed look of that envelope with his name on it. t packed away in a trunk.

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J'y I.t. Jean AndersonV( ) USNR

; Question: Do jon think H man
.; will make a better" husband be. a
J cause he's been in the Navy? I

boro N. C....Well, at least he ".
should be neater with his own I)
,gear, and more patient and MAINSIDE MOVIES 1
considerate after having to wait .1
s.) long In so many Navy lines THURSDAY

for chow, laundry. and such. I y .t "SONG OF THE PRAIRIE." A musical comedy about a young '
rancher who turns his ranch into a showplace with great success. J
JANE STONU: Sic Hartford Ken Curtis and June Storey headline the cast. Mason Field 1930..
Conn....Sure. For one thing, he'' :J
should have learned to do A lot } y'I'
of things for himself, such as '
washing his own socks. "LOVE. HONOR AND GO DBYE" with Virginia Bruce and Vie,1
tor McLaglen. A wealthy man backs a show to prove to his beautiful J
JERRY wife that she Is not an actress. Although the show flops she is not ,:
Y3c. LaGrange convinced. Mason Field 1930.SATURDAY.
III...-Yes, because if he's : \; i
been alert during his Navy service ,
he's gotten a wider understanding \A .W' Wa/ 'q 1

: of people and should b>, > rWV* more tolerant I' & fS John Payne The story of the stage career of the Dolly Sisters and ,
__ : : >-s 1 Mx N their experiences that led them up to big time vaudeville Mason ,
\ HAZF.L GREENE. Sic, Athans.Ga. > p J Field KM'' '
'.. ....Yes, because he's learned t' V *(
"S > "
r to take care of his own clothes .,' :
1( be helpful around the house! und 'x \, \ s. iV: "RADIO STARS ON PARADE" with Frances Langford and Wally ";
in general should be more willing .... ",'$ ii f r Brown. This Is the romance of a night club singer and her GI sweet I
} to share In the give and take ':\. N *' 3\ heart, and the girl's effort to crash big time radio. Mason Field 19JO.:

necessary In married life."WIN" }
.1..1' -..' : !f" .
'.. -l ,i.j('" L \ .
j Wash....Ye*, becaus people who Merle Oberon Plays a ptn-up princess.Persian version in a and Lou Coatello. The famous comedy team appear as a barber anda ti j
have been in the service under. new Walter Wanger Technicolor extravaganza entitled "Night In porter, who turn actor's agents in order to further the Hollywoodcareer
stand each other better I don't Paradise." One of the unusual costumes worn by Miss Oberon as a of a young singer. Lou Is on the receiving end for more than
think a civilian would appreciate I princess of Persia of 580 B.C., is this Travis Banton creation made of the customary amount of pushing around in this one. Mason Field.
his job, his home and his wifea rare irrldescent bugle beads. The rich and ultra-feminine wardrobe 1930
much as a serviceman would. Merle wears in "Night In Paradise" is in direct contrast to ,her
," severe and mannish costumes of "A Song To Remember." Turhan STUDENT OFFICERS .

.., PAT PACEZSNY, S2c, Milwaukee... Bey co-stars with her in "Night In Paradise" .
K is.---No, because L ne s been THURSDAYFRIDAY"MAN f.
round too much and Is likely not
Letters To Editor
to be considerate of his wife. ALIVE" with Pat O'Brien and Rudy Valee. 1930. :

: He'll start handing out a line of 'j\
guff about where all he's been Must Not Indicate SATURDAYNo

end what he's done and ail' the Show.
other girls he!* known and then Navy Rate or Rank SUNDAY
the trouble v ill start!
SALTY HUMOR FROM I Admiral Jules James comman- "LOVE. HONOR AND GOODBYE" with Virginia Bruce. and
I dant of the Sixth Naval District, Victor McLaglen:
clamped down last week on the
Ind because
Bend Yes, he's
I use of naval titles by personnel
been away from home and will I in connection with articles writtenfor "THE DOLLY SISTERS" with Betty Grable, June Haver and
,, l>4 ready to settle down and appreciate [ I Crude, These American' publication, including "Letters John Payne. 'i iN'EDNESl
the good things of home! An Englishman returned to his "
i i To The Editor" columns of unity ; ).\y ,I
which he didn't have in these home from a trip to America and i newspapers, on controversial matters -
r4 I co. was telling his friends of odd unrelated to professional sub "RADIO STARS ON PARADE" with Frances Langford and Wally

jects. Brown ,
American I
games. ;
ELIZABETH CULPEPPER, Y3c The order it out is
was pointed ,
Augusta Gft....I don't think it "And they have the queerest not intended to restrict the free. OTHER EVENTSFor f
it nukes any difference. .. fame In the movie houses It is dom of speech of naval personnelon
) I called 'OhHell,' I think." such subjects and will not be Information regarding workouts cU Lt. Rubino or report to ..,;V
Mainstde mat after 1500.
MILDRED KOLB Y2c Sumter S. "How do they play that?" enforced in such a manner. Its
C....Yes, at least he will know purpose, according to the letter SHIMMING! ,:
"Well, when you go In, they give
how to make good coffee! I card with lot of numbersand distributed to all naval activities Officers-at Student Officers' Pool and Officers' Club Pool from
i! you a a
-- within the geographical limits of 0300 to 2200( daily. Enlisted-pools 1 & 2 Mamside from 0800 to 2100 _a
GERANIUM ZILCH, S3c, Gone during the intermission a man the Sixth Naval District, is to "ob- daily. "
Gap. Ga....Who cares, Just so yells out a lot of numbers. Then viate injury to the splendid relations I a
he's, :a man In a marrying mood. someone yells 'Bingo' and everyone existing in this Naval Dis HOWLINGSix ,
_____V_? else 'OhHell'." trict between naval and civilian alleys located in Mainside Recreation Building No. 3. Alleysare
.- --- .- says I personnel." I open from 1000 to 2100 Monday thru Saturday and 1200 to 2100on
Navy Regulations rule-book for Sunday. Instruction available by appointment.GOLF .
Here Arc Let's He Practical the conduct of all naval personnel

Teacher (warning pupils against states: I r
C catching colds) : "I had a little I "Officers and other persons In Course open from 1000 to 2030 Monday thins Saturday and 0800to
brother 7 years old, and one day the naval service desiring to publish 2030 on Sunday. Golf clubs and balls are available at Golf Hous
( snow. He caught pneumonia and international shall S157. trunks
-- or subjects Bathing prohibited on golf course
"* i.: January4, it)t%. three days later he died." I'I cause their signature to appear, :MUSICA
Silence for ten seconds. Then a together with a statement to the '
2. Meilwether Lewis and William voice front the lear "Wheie's his effect that the opinions or asser- rehearsal room is available to all hands in the Mainside Recreation -
p Clarks sled''" tations contained therein are the Building No. 3. For appointment call extension 493. Musician f
3. $ .OOO maturity value or $3- I private ones of the writer and are {i are urged to get in touch with the Welfare Ottice !
750: cost price. I Maunin', J ,lg--- not to be construed as official or :I ANCHORAGK
4. Ry electric locomotives ont Muse was brought up fur his reflecting the views of the Navy
tho ba.iks [ fourth speeding otfense. He muttered i Department or the naval service :i I Open daily to enlisted personnel (with Liberty Cards and uniform

: 5. (tat) False. A glance at the I something under his breath at large. Immediately upon acceptance I. of the day I. 1730 to 2130. Located south of Mason Field. N
map will show that it deviates that sounded like an oath.'Repeat of such articles for publication TENNIS
j from the meridIan in three places. that," snapped the the writer will forward a
.(bl) True. SecNav Fovrestal last j judge. complete copy thereof t to the Sec I:I Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Training Building Jj
J week announced that a new uniform 'Ah says, God am de judge, God retary of the Navy for the tiles No. 726 and equipment rooms at Building No. 3 and on the Mat *4 S|
1 was under consideration. am de jed*e." I of the Navy Department" Area (coiner of Mustin and Yorktown Roads).

6. General William Rufus Shaf- __A__
i Front Nuts to Nut I RECEPTION CENTERThe
fer. Thai/ //Jncfc Attain; 1
?. Jefferson and his homel\on- Lunatic (to new asylum .super Reception Center located in'south wing of building No. 955,
ticello which he himself designed intendent) : "Who ate you?' .1 A cheerful little note from Welfare -' Is open to N.A.S. personnel and their guests from 1000( to 2200\ daily ,"J<
and, built. Superintendent: 'Iiu the new Office, Naval Hospital, informs .
8. No. The insects would weigh superintendent." I this newspaper that FU I BO.AUNG AND SAILING 'Ji

more. There are more, than 100( Lunatic: "Well it won't take I BAR the duck, is leading an active Call extension 623 Yard Craft Officer, for information. J(
million known species of insects. them long to knock that out of and noisy life on the premises.
9. No. The U. S., Great Britain, you.) I thought I was Mussolini The peak of FUBAR's career to LIIIKAKY
Franct:, and Russia will each ap. when I first came here." date seems to have been reached
a judge, the vote of three during the recent big wind that Located on second deck of Mainside Recreation Building No./ 3.
judges constituting a verdict Why, Junior: traveled under the name of 'hurri Open froni 0800 to 2100 Monday through Saturday and from 1200 to

10. The 8th Army. Beautiful new neighbor: "Little cane," when puddles, wetness, and 2100 on Sunday R o
.- .:-t.. boy I need a quart of milk from confusion created a duck heaven. PICNICS
Ex Jax .Otixu., the store Ito you think you could Reports are that the notorious flat-
go for me l' I bill waddled around during the For information and assistance in planning: picnics and parties ,
Continued" from Page One Little boy: 'No. but I heard Pop blow, screaming his head off and contact Welfare Office extension 493, Recreation Building No. 3. Picnic :
trig, having served a* minister tot say he sure could" obviously laughing at the plight of kits available .
that, country in 1930. Upon leachIng I dry-land sailors who weren.t s3 ., rFISHING
Washington, however he found Mid-Air Mfloilranm well eiulp"ed to meet the elements
that his orders had been changed An aviator had to bail out on account as he. Fresh water casting rods, salt water and fresh water hand lines j
and that President Truman had of engine trouble. On his Another sinister note la that ,available in the Welfare Office, Building No. 3. V '
sent a recommendation for promotion way through space he met an old Fowled Up Beyond All. Recognition V
to the Senate which approved lady floating upward. jl has developed a cocky, arrogant VOLIXYIIALU BADMINTON, TOUCH FOOTBALL
It 2* September.A "Hey!'" he shoulted. "Have you attitude since leaving earlier Officer personnel previously scheduled for sports in the Auditorium
native of Jacksonville and seen a Mustang going down?" I haunts. When a stranger ap. are requested to meet at the gear issue room at noon daily for organized
president of' the Ortega Real Es. "No," she replied. "Have you proaches him these days FUBAR activities. (Mainside Auditorium will be secured for redecorsting *
tate Company in civil life Admiral seen a gas stove_going I up ?" ruffles his feathers, opens his until further notice).
Stockton was well known on the r mouth pulls in his neck, and
Air Station. In addition to his 111First, Ma strikes' a pose that! looks very EXCURSION /
duties as assistant to the Executive Mother: Katie, get oft that sail. much as if he were saying: "Well Silver" Springs tickets are available In the Welfare Office before
Officer" he was also the Historical or's lap!" What'' are YOU looking' at, you big 1200 on Friday. Cost of ticket' U $ .8S round trip. Buses leave Main
Officer and. the Mail Of- j Katie: "No, mother...I got here,lug? Haven't you'ever seen a duck gate at 0830 Sunday and return to the :Air Station approximately
fleer. first." before?" 2200.

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4 October 1945.Injury.Jinxed

Fliers Will Meet Corpus Christi Saturday

I Gridiron Moll Carriers ''Four First_ & Stringers Un

___ _, Stars
.<;'..:' Bench ; Pre-Flight fi))

I1'Ti !! Spark Texas Navy ElevenTwo

1" : ,1I
#I undefeated Service teams, each seeking their third

victory of the season, will clash at the Jax Municipal Stadium

Saturday when the badly weakened NAS Fliers meet the

highly touted Corpus Christi Navy Comets. Game time is

2:30: P. M.. a half hour earlier than previous tilts.

Four injured regulars will be missing from the NAS

lineup when the Fliers take the field against the outstanding

Corpus Christi eleven which is studded with former Navy

Pre-Flight and collegiate veterans. And for the first time

this season, the Fliers will be cast in the.underdog role...
---- backs ana thatis
1 -- -- n Two great a line

rated the best in the Southwest
Probable Lineups
carried Coach M o o n v Mullins'
JAX NAS POI.CJlRg;}LPNATB Comets to victory in their first
two games against Southwest Con-
Bishop, 180 LE 175. Ravensberg
elevens. Christi
ference Corpus
(Jackson HIghGeorgia
Douglas, 230 LT 205: W. Smith opened the season with a 26 to 13
; I (Wm. & Mary) (Iowa Pre-H.) triumph over Rice, and followed t))
t, McGarry 200 LG 1b. Frampton
through last Saturday by whipping
fCle\e. Rams) Los Angeles)
I Ie Iw
I Duhzlnskl, 205 C 197 lokCalnI the Southern Methodist Mustang,
(Boston Yanks) (Arizona) 22 to 7.
I B. Jones, 220 RG 210. l'avlleh
(W.'a.. W'ea) Muskegon) The key backs who make Coach
Trotter 200 RT 11O.! Varosk Mullins' T offensive click are Fullback -
"' o1a .S&. ftw. ".* araaa,, I (Texas' A 1& ).1)) (Lowell, Mass) Ray Boineman, University of
; Giese, 185 RE 100. Ary
This backfield quartet carried the mall against Cherry Point's Marine eleven last Sunday. Leftto \Milwaukee St.) (Iowa Pre-FI.) Texas star who was an all Elate
right, Halfback Charley HunsL ger, speedy aU-state prepster from Illinois; Quarterback Joe Brown, I Brown, 185 QB 180. Youel high school player at Houston; and
I ace ball handler from Georgia Tech; Fullback Dick Frantz, of Ohio Wesleyan; and Halfback Bobby I Centola85(Georgia: Tech) LH 185.(Great Da Lakes Porto) Quarterback Jim Youel who starr-

Hanlon, of Notre Dame and Great Lakes. Hanlon, however, will miss the Corpus clash, because of a I (Harvard) St Mary'a l're-FJ.) ed for three seasons at Iowa and
shoulder injury. Hunsinger may not see action in this game either because of a severe .charley-horse. Allsup 155 RH 195, Samuel, was regular signal caller for Great
tHardln-5lm.) lows Pre-lo )
Lakes last Rounding out the
- Frantz, 210 FB 195. Borneman year.
I (Ohio \\t's.) =IV, or Texas) backfield are Halfbacks Bob Dal
Rubino Forms New NAS Team
Ring I I
; -"- -- -- Porto of St. Mary's 1're-Flight and
Don (Sammie) Samuel of Iowa

Slates Match with Cherry Point I SmoothWorkingNAS PreFlight.Stars In. the hard charging

Comet forward wall are End El-
It was announced this week by I Team Belts mer ltavenlbeorgbo bas played

By RALPH WAHJsEK, SpXSc) Grid Are Lt. Tony Rubino, boxing oflcer for at Xavier, St. Mary's 1're-Flight
Sports Editor Leagues NAS that a varsity box \ team and Georgia Fre-Flight; Tackle

Detroit's clawing Tigers will de- has been formed to repre-.;.:nt the Marines 26 To 0 Warren Smith, S. 31. U. star who
Off To Fast StartThe
Jacksonville Naval Air
feat the scrappy Chicago Cubs in Station in also played for the Iowa Sea-

the World's Series, 4 games to 2. big-time service competition.The The Marines .anded at the Jax hawks; Center Murley McCain,
second week of the Station
That's what Lt. Charley Gehr- newly formed team will step Municipal Stadium Sunday, but of Arizona U.; and End T. S.
Touch Football Leagues is well un
Inger told ut on the eve of the right into the thick of it when the Navy had the occasion well in Ary, of Iowa rrt-'lIrbt.
derway and, though it is yet too
they take on the Cherry Point mit
at "
series slated
opener, hand. Coach Jim Tatum's Fliers
early for definite signs of who will open-
ters on 1 Oct. at Mason Field. A
Detroit. It might be added that cop the titles there have been crack boxing outfit if there ever In fact the ponderous gridders ed the season with a 35 to 6 vic-
we have found Mr. Gehringer's deductions tory over Miami Navy and then
from Point had
Cherry reason
promising performances by a number was one, the Point team is composed every
to be eminently correct in of teams.Lt. of top-flight men in service to believe they were tangling paid a heavy price for a 26 to 0
the past. triumph over the Cherry Point Marines
Edward Van Bibber, Sports boxing. with a well oiled steamroller -
Considered the greatest second equipped with a half dozen air- last Sunday. Three- first
Director is anxious to
baseman in the Program Coach Rubino, whose Quonset string players out of
game's history, continue with the success he has plane motors ac the NAS Fliers were put action -
Point team claimed the national
Gehringer played 18 illustrious sea socked out a 26 to 0 victory in a in the Marine game, and the
had thus far and he has asked
sons with the Tigers, which gives service team championship in 1943, brilliant display of speed and injury-riddled NAS club will have
for the scheduled teams to be
is confident he will meet with sue
him an accurate insight on what power. only seven regulars in the tentative
prompt in starting their games. cess in guiding the NAS team.
in the show. eleven
goes on big against Corpus.
behind staunch forward
a -
LEAGUE STANDINGS Long an ardent backer of the manly -
Here's the the of The heaviest blow the los
way manager OFFICERS' LEAGl'E art the one-time Penn State wall that stopped every was
the 1945 NAS nine looks it! for the entire of Tackle
at (Admiral ('np (omprtitiOB) athlete is well acquainted with Cherry Point threat with apparent season
"The two clubs are evenly Team Won Lost Pet boxing and the coaching of ring ease the NAS backfield came in- Wade Walker who received a
matched. Both have good pitch- MFOTU- 2 0 1000 to its own and gave an exhibition "football knee." Left Halt Bobby
:i 0 1.000
ing. Neither have too much punch, Operations FIS 0 2 .000 men.Lt.. that greatly heartened Flier fol- Hanlon, the Fliers' great power
Rubino has
although there are dangerous hit- VPB 0 :J ..000 arranged matches lowers. runner, suffered a dislocated shoul-
ters on each team. There are three with Orlando, a return go with I Quarterback Joe E. Brown was der and will be lost for three

left handed batters in Chicago's (Comnundinc Tlt>.-TIIIR.Officer's LEAGUE Competition) has Cherry tentative Point dates in November, and 'the big lad in the Navy backfield, weeks, while Right Half Chuck
lineup, and that should give Hal A& Won Lost Pet with Parris Island and he turned In probably the best Hunsinger, fastest man on the
Newhouser the advantage in any Ram 2 0 1000 and Camp Lejeune. He has game of his grid career which Includes squad, is sidelined by a severe

game he pitches. T-4 MFOTU 2 2 0 0 1 1.000.000 ler also Field contacted and NATTC Camp Perry at Kees- play with the 44 Fliers anda charleyhorse.The .

"Usually the breaks make the Main. Galley 1 1 .500 y Memphis. season at Georgia Tech. fourth missing regular ill

difference, and .he club that gets Public Works 0 0 1 1 :000F1S 000 Brownie didn't score, but he did Guard Bill Kirkpatrick, who is still
them should win. Detroit has 0 2 .000 Netters Seek Second about everything else and did it on the casualty list from leg in-
been doing all right in this depart- \'PB U2 .000 well. He faked beautifully from Jury in the Miami fray. Both
Win Over Cecil Field
ment lately. VVKD-IKI. LEAGUE his ball handling slot in Coach Jim Walker and Kirkpatrick were reg-
"Of course, I would be un- Team Won Lost Pet Saturday morning at the Main- Tatum's "T" offensive. lie returned ulars on the 1944 Flier team.
patriotic if I didn't name Detroit. POW Guards 2 0 1.000 side courts the NAS netsters will a kickoff 40 yards, pickedup In
Guard C. J. Knud-
But I think the Tigers have a Boathouse 1 0 1.000 meet the Cecil Field tennis team, 60 yards from scrimmage and
C& slight edge and will win in six or Salvage 1 1 .500 attempting to make it two in a tossed one touchdown pass. On will keep him out of action for at
possibly seven games." row over their opponents. The defense, he repeatedly knocked
a month, and Tackle W. F.
A former National Leaguer at LAST'LEK'S RESULTS' nine match affair will be;, I at down Cherry Point passes and
Officers L* toe--\\l'd., *rl. Leslie broke his nose on a scrim-
NAS also picks Detroit to win in MFOTU won ever VPB by a forfeit- 0900. halted the Marines' first threat by mage play. The latter however,
exactly six games. As you have Wed. Last Saturday Coach Epler's an interception. is ,
guessed, he is A Anderson, Pitts- VM defeated FIS 13-0-WedMFOTU boys handed the Cecil outfit a 6 Sharing backfield plaudits Comets.expected to play against the

burgh Pirates' Infielder who playEd VM won won over by VPB.forfeit forfeit over-FIS Frl.fcM. .-Frl. to 3 licking there. Taking five of with Brown was Bobby Hanlon,
third base for Gehringer's Fliers Len Tnrs.-ThBr. the six singles matches, the Jax former Notre Dame letter win Coach Tatum has shifted End tJ
this past season. T-4 defeated VPB.: 6-0-Tues.: boys moved out in front early, and ner. Hanlon slugged out 95, J. N. Trotter, of Texan A. A M..
"Detroit has the edge in pitch- A&R beat-Tues.}FIS 1-0, In over-time period finished the job in the final match precious yards for Individual and Fullback D. Kamlow, of

ing and catching," Anderson as- MFOTU scored over Main Galley, I by adding another win in the dou- running honors and scored twice, Wisconsin, to the tackle position,
serted. "The club has hitting. 2-0-Tuei. bles competition. once on a pass and again on a and Trotter probably will start

strength too. Newhouser, Trout, Public A&R defeated orks-Supply VPB game 7-0--Tliur.postponed. A week ago Wednesday, the four yard power drive. Saturday.Phil .
Richards, Greenberg and York MFOTU won over Public Works, 13-0) NAS team suffered a defeat at the The Fliers got the first of their Centola former Harvard

,\-'.. should do it for Detroit in six Thur. hands of Banana River, 4 to 1, four touchdowns late in the open- player, and little Johnny Allaup
T-4 beat FIS
jI,: games." Main over Supply on a Results of the Cecil Match follows Ing quarter on a drive that started of Hardin-Simmons, will replace
I The American and National fe tl2huon : from their own 38 yard line. Hanlon and Hynslnger, and Play-
League champs will meet again to- KM lioe-tted.-Frl. 1. Gordon Reedy (lax) lost to APC Brown, Hanlon and Halfback ing Coach Barney McGarry will
Pow Guards defeated Salvage, 6-0 Warfield, '-2. '-0.
day and tomorrow at Detroit and -Wed. : 2. C. D. Nelson (Iu) def. Ens. Hogan Charley Hunsinger ran for two open at left guard Kirkpatrick'sposition. .
then move to Chicago to wind up GAG claimed a forfeit over Marine (-02.. first downs to Cherry Point's 37. .
the series. Barracks. 8. Lt. Plattner (lax) def. Lt. (jg) Brown then shifted to the air and As in other Flier ct the
Boathouse beat VM, 12-6-Frl. Harour. 8-1, 6-8.
row Guards defeated 04G 7-0- 4. Joe Trotvtr (lax) def. Lt. WII- tossed a strike to Hanlon who was stadium, free transportation will
Off all indications the NAS Frl. liams, 1-3. 75. wide open on the Marines' 15 yard be provided to and from NAS and
Fliers are in for a rugged after Salvage defeated Hospital on I for- 6. Fred Miller (lax) def. Lt, Turner, line. The 'ormer Notre Dame the stadium: the North Stands and

.. noon when they do battle with the feit-Fri. 6-3... 6-4.A. Burns (lax) def. Lt. Doyle, 6-1 player crossed standing up. sections of the South Stands will
\ fast Corpus Christi Navy eleven FLIER GAME ON AIR 62. A breath-taking 51 yards aerial be reserved for military personnel;
I Saturday at the Jax stadium 1, Lt. Plattner and C. D. Nelson by Flier reserves early in the sec- and service men and women will
f If a few dozen indications aren'tenough Two Jax radio stations will (lax.)12-10 lost,to 418.AFC .Warfield and Lt. Hogan ond quarter gave the NAS team be admitted without charge. They

+ then take a listen to Flier bradcast the NAS Corpus 2. Frank Floyd and Fred Miller (Jax) its second score. A short Cherry also may bring: members of their
11 Line Coach George Barclay, who Christ game Saturday WJAX lost to Lt Williams and Lt. Turner, 11-1. Point punt gave the Fliers posses- immediate family and ONE guest

scouted Corpus in its 22 to 7 win Mill air the entire game start- 7-5.a. A. Barks and H. P. llcndea (lax) sion of the ball on the Marines' 46, free, it was announced. Buses will
t over Southern Methodist last week. Ing at 1415. WJIIl"11.1. broadcast def. Lt. Harour and Lt. Doyle. '-8. 7-S. and a penalty set them back to the leave from the corner of Mustin A'\'
"Corpus Christi has a very good the latter half of the tilt 49. On the first play, End Red and Yorktown starting at 1200 d''
1 tall club with a lot of hustle anda after the conclusion of the ]BADMINTON MEET DELAYED O'Quinn scooted past the Cherry Saturday

lot of speed. They're going to world series broadcast. Play in the Station Badminton Point secondary and Halfback Phil .---
be tough to beat, and we'll have to I Doubles Tournament has been set Centola hit him with a near per- THIS WEEI'S
play better ball than we did in the Barclay has two great ball players. back a week, due to the face-lifting fect toss.' O'Quinn outran desperate -
last two games to do it." I They are Fullback Ray Job ( "nside auditorium is undergoing Leatherneck defenders to the GRID MENU

That posed the question "Can I Borneman, former Texas U star and entries will be accepted double stripes. rlday, lUIS, Station Tiger
the Fliers-with a whole shelf full who is said to be a one man gang by Frank Floyd through 13 The Fliers ran their 13-0 half n. Jar All-Stars at the Mat.

of new injuries-play better ball on offensive, and End Elmer October. time lead up six more points at Friday, 2000, Andrew Jackson
than they did last week?" Ravensberg, former Xavier ace Those wishing to compete for the start of the third peiiod. High vs. Palm Beach<< High at
The answer to this poser will be who excels in all the things a good the $25 Bond offered by the Wel- Brown returned the kickoff 40 Municipal Stadium.

forthcoming late Saturday after- flank man should do. Ravensberg fare Department should call yards to Che.Ty Point's 45, then Saturday, 1430, NAS Filer
noon. played under Barclay in 1943 when Floyd at Building 726 by dialing hit i off left tackle twice for gains vs. Corpus Christi Comet at
the latter was line coach .t St. either 8381, or 593, daily. between ,cf 21 and four yards. -Again Municipal ( tadlum.L :
Corpus CftrtaU according to Mary's_ Frf-FHght 0800 and 1630. j Continued on Page Seven

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4 October, lQ45. JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven



Meet Jax Team Belts I
V ;
Marines 26 to 0

All-Stars[! Friday Continued from Page Six I

) ';.. dfch Led by the outstanding play of Brown swung toward left tackle,,

""I o-Captain B. B. Brown, the station but this time he crossed up the

y.' Tigers colored football eleven opposition by laterling to Halfback

nosed out the Bethune-Cookman Johnny Allsup, who made a beauti- ./ .

College grldders, 26 to 25: on the I I ful, elusive run to the goal line 24 i ,r ,I W' .

Mat field last Friday afternoon yards away .1"f.! -) a4Li

before an enthusiastic crowd which A couple of minutes later the L

packed the bleachers. speedy Ilunslngrr made the

Working smoothly behind a longest run of the game, a CO-

hard-charging line, the Tigers yard return of a punt but a

backfield gained at will in the clipping penalty nullified the

opening) quarter of the fray. It jaunt and put NAS back on its U.S.NAVAL HOSPITALLt.

looked as though the Kier coached 12 yard line. Brown fumbled on Li

boys would walk away with the the next play and End Robert (jg) Milton R. Wasman,,

game. Mott recovered for the Marineson USNR, a patient on C-5, was

the 14.Cherry awarded a commendation by Admiral '
The Tigers carried the ball to
\\I,' the 20-yard line from where Brown I Point drove to a first Ingall, which was delivered I

blasted through the center of his down to go on the Fliers' three, with congratulations by Capt. J. I

line for the initial score. The try but at this point the Navy line refused J. O'Malley (MC) USN, on 25: I -.. ""'-V'n1f( ..,, ; ....l;"' 'N<. i"4/; """, i\f., (''iij'__
to budge. Two plunges Sept. 1015. The commendation was
,r. for conversion was good, putting I FORMER JAX OFFICERS ASSIGNED TO U. S. FLEET .\1R.
the Tigers out front. 7 to 0. gained scant inches and on third made for assistance in salvagingof
the SS. st Mihiel under ,
down, Flier Captain Walt Dubzin- extremely
Halfback Albert Kemp took a' TINES at and in honorof
ski broke through to smear Half- dangerous conditions. got together recently a reception banquet

35-yard pass from Ware and cross back Clavin for a five yard loss.A Mr. Wasman was aboard the their Assistant Chief of Staff, Captain D. S. Fahrney, during
ed the goal line for the second which a Legion of Merit medal was presented to Captain H. G. Kin-
fourth down pass was beaten USS Edsall the flagship in a
touchdown, running the score toW con nard, SC, who previously filled the billet of supply officer here Officers
down by Brown and the Fliers to New York from
, ',' ]>3-0. voy returning in the picture, from left to right: 1 leut, C. C. Calavan, at Jax
took over on their seven and went 10 1945: whenan
England on April
i The college boys finally broke Baker Jr.
05: for the final from 42-44, Lieut. D. M Davidson, 43-45; Lieut. J. T. ,
yards S.O.S. was received at
the ice by pushing over a tally at message '43-44; Lieut. E. L. Martin, '42-45; Lieut. (Jg) E. R W. McCandicss,
this point, but failed in their attempt A 46 yard run by Hanlon featured 2300. The S.S. St. Mihiel had collided '42-45: ; Captain H. G. Kinnard, Lieut. M Weiss, '42; Ens. W. W.

for the conversion. The this drive, and the powerful with the S.S. Nashbulk and Fink, Jr., 44; and Lieut. R. W. Weiller, '4345.: Other Jax officers

core" read for the Tigers, 13 to 6. halfback covered the last four was afire. The burning ship was not present for picture, but serving on the same staff, are Lt
loaded with approximately 5 mil-
)Following the next kick-off, the i yards on an end sweep, carrying Comdr. J. W. Neel; Lt Comdr. J. Burkhardt, Jr.; Lieut. J. F. Hender-
of fuel
lion gallons a large -
tacklers with him. perCentage
Tigers, held and forced their opponents i I three over of which was high octane son; Ens. L. Anderson; Lieut. W. C. Zellmer; and Ens. E. M4 Weeks._
Left-footed John Young, who I
to punt; however, Louie
Volunteers were sought from
(Blackie) Moore broke through I booted five for five in the Fliers'opening gas.
Edsall Lt. three
the Wasman
from tackle and deflected the ball victory over Miami\ Navy ; and eleven enlisted :
other officers
into the arms of Co-Captain Hill, I the week before, converted after men volunteered and were sent to COMMERCIAL BULLETit1-1
two of the four touchdowns.
who tore across the goal from the try and salvage the burning ship.

25-yard line. Again, the conversion i The Fliers made 17 first downsto The volunteers boarded at the - ,
was no good and the score Cherry Point's six gaining 245 COMMERCIAL BULLETINS AIR NEWS Reasonable. tour-piec maple bed room
stern and began working forward Bulletins must b* submitted prior t* omeach set un-A Hancock St.. NAb.Oneway .
read 19 to 6. yards on land and 96 in the air. to
compartment by compartment I ;
The Daytona Beach eleven be- The veteran NAS forwards limitedthe Tuesday.a'OK to Denver. Colo (trainju"Call
I extinguish the fire. The evening of SALESmall tit._ 509 for "t'rm.lion.
gan to find itself and twice cross- Marines to 39 yards rushing. 11 Apiil, eight Armed Guards and I table model radio, I2S| bedroom _
,-, ed the Tiger goal to run the countto Cherry Point added 58 by passing. four engineers and one seaman I chair $.| ironing board. $1.50: living WAN reu '

19-18. I The lineups: from the former crew were taken room draperies, 121 enlisted maws pea-and To rent, furiumiej house .r 2, 3 *r 4
It the wide-awake coat hk. new, 110; a few coats room apartment by naval efbce,'. wlf
was pI: f : aboard and the St. Mihiel got under hats, children sues 1 to S years old. and intant. 1-.on. S-i
of Fullback Brown that hake CHERRY P'NT Po, JAX NAS The had not Lt W. 1.. breager, 4824 ManchesterRd. >82-R.
engine room
0 other threatening Back on I J. Jones IC) LE Bishop way. ., Lakeshore between i08-10.00.. Ba>. Two bicycles lauy'a model til. L'. Slav
surge. Highland LT Wright been damaged, despite wrecking phon. S34. hand Call 84ic between it00 anu It00.
his own 40-yard line, Brown Inter- I Dickey I.'; McGarry to other of the -
i damage parts ship. Standard Woodstock r*-built typewriter 2 bedroom house *r apartment
cepted a long aerial and darted Martin I' id l Dublnskl The fires were all extinguished by perfect condition. Call 2-4JO.. ed *r unfurnished by Oct. I. twoadults.
t for the sideline where he pickedup Watts I.u B Jones of 12 and the Lesser 1162 Alegdeny Kd.,
BroRllo :'I : Walker the evening April Living room;bedroom and kitchen set. NAb.
some beautiful blocking, and Mott R.. Glese ship proceeded on into port. $150) also man's bicycle US. Ryan
crossed the goal standing up for a T. Clavin: Vb: Brown I 3401B Lllvson St.. Dewey Park. A rid. from Und and fcarl bt., hour
3-1:10. Mrs. Ulissitt Ext. 4U.'Trli"cl. .
60-yard jaunt. A pass to End Hill Manlchla Lit Hanlon I E'euoftTabl.. model radio, $30. Lt. "
Hansen KH HunMnget Claude E. Edward, Sgt. USMCR I (jg) N. O. Thomas, Ext. 2tft for 3-S year old boy. 1. W.
for the extra the
point gave Tigers Horton FB Frantz Cramer, CUM, 1240A Hancock :M.: NAS.
their total of 26.Bethune.Cookman. Score by periods: was awarded the Purple Heart by I Sewing machine, Singer Electric baby or call Ext. 793.
0 0 0 00 Capt. J. J. O'Malley, (MC) USN, carriage! baby bed; double bed and
tallied another CHERRY POINT I springs! child top coat and snow sui, Tricycle good or bad condition small *r
touchdown and added the JAX NAS .. 6 7 13 0-26 on Sept. 1945. Edward received I an* :XI rill*. 30-40 Krag. 3H02B Norman medium sue. 1234A Hancock bU, NAS,
con- Jax NAS scoring: Touchdowns, Han- shrapnel wounds as a result c f enemy St., Dewey Park.HarleyDavidson : or call MacGregor Eat U3.
version, for the game's final score, lon 2. O'Qulnn. Allsup; points after I I I _
touchdown, Young 2 placekicks). action on Iwo Jima, 3 March motorcycle 41 model. I Apartment or house by ollcer and wife,
26 to 25.Tomororw. Cherry Point .ubs-End.: Tipton, I 1945.: Hat head H, good condition, good tires.W. permanent dut,. 2CXS.House .
the Tigers lace the Stevenson Dennis; tackles: Davies, A. :Sweat: Brks. 1107. Can be readied trailer to rent or buy on time,-n*
Jacksonville All-Stars a team of Cole Alvarez; guard: Bale| ; centers: I from 0900-UOO. smaller than 18'| sleep 4 people. Walter
former collegiate and high school Fold\ i, backs:; Garl: Stefan, Russell: The Gainesville Chapter of the Electric Kemmgton, 3-some Ir..zr'e'M.! or Pirmann, Shady Oaks Trailer Camp
Kronovlch, Bali J. Clavin. Conner, American Red Cross have made trade for camera of equal : Grant Park.
colored plajers. The game is Uroupt contribution of $200.00 to the U.I I Carthy fchZc 8308, Brks. 55. '40 or '41 Lght: model sedan. MUM be in
scheduled for 1445: at the Mat field, Jax NAS subs Ends.: Trotter, I a '.:Electric portable sewing machine good condition. Cash. 2-05S5.
and another section of bleachershas Qulnn.. Cagle, Knudson tackles Peck. Ram- 8. Naval Hospital, which is to be Luxe, late model Ilk. new with .De-j Envelopes from Naval ships, in Tokyo
been added to accommodate low Fisher, Buckley : Schulte, used for the purchase of a combination features, ipotlight. etc. $!t. 12HS area for historical collection Call
Douglas Meacham, Cudd, Lewis, Brad-
radio-Victrola for Arthur bt.. near Cumberland Rd.
use onWard I Chief: Smith, 2-4220.
Llle Akra,
0; spectators. ham Leslie, Batts guards Randall bt.S .
Parsons, Cohen, Pinter, centers: Ra- D-l. The patients on Ward -
--L-- pacz, McCormick Denner; backs: All- I D-l are not permitted to attend I romof furniture living room bedroom LOST
Young, Buffallno, Thlgpen/: lIar- kitchen), china, linen, silver and I mulL leather wallet .
sup ment in the Recreation Hall, I Ij containing J23i
given odds and ends.Reasonable.
Softball Fliers Heslur, Bcnka, glassware Included, plus
rison Centola, Bo>ter, : ; I keys, picture mamside shoe repair
Forbes, Bess, Synakowskl. Peterson. j therefore entertainment of all Apartment available ticket. Reward. C. E. Lock, Sk3c, Ext.
.' Officials: Hewitt Connecticut) ref- types must be brought to them in purchaser of lurniture. In Riverside. II 730.
Road GamesLt. I' (Mllllgan) umpire; Car _near Five Points. Beth Meyer, *:xt. 6U.1I01l.00d
Play Morley
eree; f their own ward. Music has proven I Silver I. D. bracelet presumably in the
head linesman Dunlap double bed, spring mattress '
ter (Auburn) ;
.. vicinity of Student Officers' Quarters.Ha .
of great interest -it helps patientsto .
I tit. 450.I
(Duke) field judge.PHILADELPHIA and cover. Sophie ..
Charley Gehringer and his sentimental value. Ens. A. J. La-
--- ---- forget their complaints, makes C
2-2SS4 after
aoftball Fliers will travel to Beaufort I glrls' bicycles. Phone Marco, Box 21, T-4, Hangar 115.WII .
time and has ,.. -
Buist War- pass more quickly p.a
with --- the person who took a man's gold
S. C., today to tangle former University of Tennessee tens recovery. Standard an* baby bed with steel wedding band and shoes from the Main-
the NAS team, there. Again, next ren, avail : springs, also baby crib. Both In good Sid swimming pool locker, plea.. return -
of records
quarterback, has signed a con All types are Reasonable. 1234A Hancock
Tuesday and Thursday, Coach I, condition. and 110 queations .ked. Earl Stout,
Gehringer and his boys will be on tract with the Philadelphia Eagles, able for the victrola in the St.. NAb.:: "or call MacGregor, Est.1631.. Eat. 8332 or leave at Mal'nside swimming .-

the road, meeting Cecil Field and I' National professoinal football I ation Hall and the one Recre-I 'Screened; In baby bed; 45" by 24" with ,_pool.
Mrs. Batchelder 1104
soon be placed on Ward new mattress.
Lee Field, respectively. i team. I cently fifty odd books of Allegheny NAS. 3S3. Navy's Personnel

Tuesday night the station ten Warren, recently discharged I donated -I r..m.f;; furniture (living room, bedroom -
'. was scheduled to slug it out with trom the Navy after serving 42 recordings were by and kitchen), reasonable. Fennmgton. .
ous Music Clubs of van-I C. L., 14KA Child St.. NAS. Widely ScatteredAt
a the Lake City softball outfit, months, played with Great Lakes I' and are being greatly _Call after 5 *.rlo.... -
there. I Naval Station while stationed -rm..f.-.I furniture, \livIng
.. 'our patients. 3 bought
; In winning two of their last there. room bedroom and kitchen Including Jap SurrenderWhen

three the Flier ten topped -- -- --- dishes rug, pictures, table and
!' St. Simons games, 4 to 2, behind Bill collected four hits off Twirler I A birthday Party was held by Ironing :r Ar.n. bofie, *1145U Allegheny the Japanese surrendercame
Rd. I
',' ams' pitching last Tuesday.Thursday Brendle to notch a 5 to 1 victory. the Physical Therapy O'Dell Tillman Department Victory- bicycle, practically new, reasonable the men of the U. S. Navy

night, with- Sams again Speed Elliot lost a 13-innlng I honoring Lt. F. C. Payne, 4144 Cedar- I were on duty all over the world,
and Atwood Car-
heartbreaker to Banana River 3to PhMSc USNR wood Rd. Tel. 2-344S.
on the mound, the Mayport boys ,
went down to defeat with a lone 2, last Wednesday there for the II wile, PhMSc, (V-6)) USNR, whose '39-VV lllya sedan- good condition new set recently released Navy Depart-

hits a scratch single along the first Fliers' only defeat thus far in the birthdays were 26 and 27 September. of tires. Chief Robinson Call Ext. 732 ment figures show. Of our total
l' The birthday dinner was .r RU 4, Box 41'A Collins Rd.
base line, while the home outfitFighting recently formed league. served at "Fletcher's" and followed .3.Packard. 8 convertible:'fi f:e5. good personnel, more than two-thirds, or

---- condition. Radio and heater SfOO under 2,131,000, were either afloat or attached
at the
y ; IM US Tigers by dancing George SPA ceiling. Lt.g) J. II. Garrett,
Washington Hotel. Twelve mem- Bldg. no,_Hm. 187. Fxt. J7. to bases beyond the continental
..- .. -,..w.M. bers of the Physical Therapy Department '41 Plymouth i _di 18,000-miles, original limits.

were present and every- fires, exceptionally clean. Lt. W iI.
one enjoyed the party kin., 2811 Lake Shore' Blvd. Of the 1,260,000 serving on ships

'SB Ford sedan good condition good at sea, 472,600 were on combatant
rubber. Ens. Early, Cecil Held, Eat.
Detached this week: 211.- vessels and the remainder widely
Hudson super-six, Tudor sedan, S -
41 excellent
scattered on mine craft, patrol
Lt. J. K. Goldsby (HC) USN, tires, good family car. Phone or

Mr. Goldsby,has been stationed at se. Lt. G. P. Bartholomew, Bldg. 593. craft, auxiliaries and transports.Most .
; this activity for many months and Km.- 208.- ",Ea I. J8979.House of the shore based personnel
well known our in Tlmuquana Manor, unfurnished
is among person-
email down payment, electrically outside this country were on our
.' nel. He was honored at a farewell
4 4 equipped gitchen. gas floor heaters attached
400( Pacific bases but
the Hospital Lt. Comdr. some were
party given by garage S bedrooms
: Corps Officers the night precede J. 1.. Baker -2-0006. in Europe, Africa, Greenland, Bermuda -
I his detachment. -S-room hous; completely l furnished. Tim-
; ing China, India, Burma Alaska -
uquana. nub-div. Call 2-1193. I
((TO broadcloth overcoat four suit.. I and Puerto Rico.

wj Reporting this week: (PO Whites, one khaki tropical and one tn December, 1943, 45 percentof
khaki Iramerton coat all an* IK. ISO
J ;,: 1 Lt. Eleanor E. McGuire (NC) for all. Singer hand,vacuum cleaner and I the total Navy personnel wa

USNR; Lt. (Jg) Clara M. Woody.NC attachments, almost new', )2S., Lesser, outside the United States by June
( ) USNR; Lt. (Jg) W. W. Led- 1102 Allegheny Rd., NAS. I

'-. I yard (MC) USNR and Lt. (Jg) E. Cocker Spaniel puppies, J'4 month. old. 1915: this total had risen to 63 per-
AKC" rcgihtered. sired by All Aglow.
l t- : L. Etherton (MC) USNR. Again. Son Cll My Own Brucle. 3308 I cent. These percentages includedthe

---X_ f.ihha A..., Dewey Park, after S Naval air arm, and at war's
a INFLATION end and
,......".. <....v"vl' ,_"", ....',,,.., _.,. ,,. -.., "" ...' ,<, A family with a summer cottageIn *dan 3J cream red leather colored upholstery convertible, radio Hmck; were on duty.pilots crewmen

;' Shown above are the fleet-footed Tiger backfield stalwarts who Wisconsin bought blueberries er. spot light, good top, tires and .e-I Of the 1,252,000: persons serving

.. led their team to last Friday's victory over the Bethune-Cookman From an Indian for several yearsat F gine..t., 447.Prlc. below ceiling._ Lt. In this country, 656,500: were in

l :' 1\ College eleven, and who hope to repeat against the Jax All-Stars fifty cents a pail. ,This year he 1(40 G. F.. refrigerator three* r..omo, some ph3 ot ,ua'ning, 453,300 in

} ;'?, tomorrow on the Mat grid. Standing, L. to H.--Frank James,' Albert upped the price to $1. maple furniture and household furnishing shore establishment billets and the

; 'j" Kemp, Albert Ware Willie Thomas and Art Wilson. Kneeling, L. to "Why!"-- asked the*'\acationists.And *. KireUtM: condition Will Ian over I others in diverse status, such as
.... .
rental of .Ia. ho. tieaf Air Station
n.-Jlmmie Braxton. Captain B. B. Brown Charles Johnston, Er- the Indian replied: "Big Sri 8. H.. Patt.r.a.'"> A EMSe, Ait- being in transit from one duty ,,r

T fst Butler and Calvin Louis. war some place." Pilot Bckcol. NATTC, Eat 8307. lost to another.


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.I- MACHINE I More Air I

Civilian Employees' News \
Address Communications to Editorial Offices .
Personnel Relations Office, Bldg 13, Box "it :Myrtle Tucker
Telephone Extension 483 Antonio Kruno
(Grinding Dept )
The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax Air isn't so happy this week because
News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Nasal Air Station's his wife Is ill, We Join you Druno

Civilian Employees and is sponsored by the in_ wishing her a speedy recovery.

Employee Association for Civil Service Employe .. Dorothy LeuU of the Mills De-

Oiflcers partment resigned last week,
William O. Kincaid, President Philip D. Myers, Treasurer I-eonUlas Robert (Mills Dept)
Evelyn T. Sullivan, Secretary spent the week-end with his son
Directors who is in the Merchant Marine's
school In St. Petersburg, Mr. Roberts

T. Sullivan Mell C Jackson
is proud of his son who just &LiaJrAEll
Frank H McKinley Donald A. Wood!
won a knot tying Contest
Philip D. Mjers Kenneth M. McDuffie
Dame! R. tthiddon William O. Klncaid If you are wondering why Slim
Charles E. Field Tyler is so happy it is because his
girl friend Is coming home this
News Reporting Staff week-end ,3 P
Assembly and Repair: I
Head Repoiter..........,..___...:.........Euleen Willingham Ernest: Gill will be glad to ex- r
plain to anyone wishing to know

Inspection Head Reporter and Survey......:....... ..-.......lIelen l M. Styron why the men in the Mills Department -
are wearing turbans.
Public Works Department: Mr. and &
Head Reporter_,..-.____.._._Ethel M. Shanahan Fred Carr are I
spending a lovely honeymoon In

I Supply Head Department Reporter.:.._..............................................?-....._.Leola Jones states Mexico while, N. Y.on, and leave.other northern

The Machine Shop wishes to ex-

CIVILIAN OF .THE WEEK press of thler Mr.: WHIn sympathy H. Morton to the famIly who- 'tt

died last Friday in a local hospital t t.f

Neighbor Of Mark Twain _.x. .

B) Frank Caffrey tih; -
I ment as a tp-i Cemeteilal
The little town of Hannibal. Mis- Division. pisuiv1SALLI

sour:, birthplace of Mark Twain Fourth of July 3I s ,
in also the hometown of our own Mr. Gardner actually began his
Francis Kee
Supervisor of the Receiving Division was finally granted a perma-
in the Supply Department nent appointment to the Naval

Though born in Hannibal in I Proving Grounds In VIrginIa. He i I -r- ---w.... z< ... <<- -.,...---- ,
while still a supervised shipping and receiving
190i, he away
Yet he remember the II and all general detail work of the JOy Ix>4>'la Jones During the process of improving Power House No 1, one of the

celebrations youngster. given for the great, j operating offices, His work was 'Twas the night of the 21at I j jobs, given Public Work's employees was that of enlarging forcedair
stately white-haired writer. qUIte interesting, and, as he putsit And all through the town ducts on boilers. Workers shown above at this task, left to I
: "every day seemed like the I All Supply employeesWere right, J. )Jo:. Ingram, Welder, II. K. Ludrln, Sheetmetal worker ;
high I
After he in had Columbia completed Missouri, Fourth of July since there was a. bustling around. Kalph Longvvell, Burner
school continual bombardment of guns The occasion The Victory -- -- ---- --- -" --
where the Gardners had moved I II I
Hannibal he and the family'I j I that were being tested These Dance; INSTRUMENTSHOP
and headed west guns included everything from ,22 The place? Mayflower Roof, I

again for a packed try at California.up However, I I caliber up to 18 inch Yea, once again, the Supply and I
With ten of to
years expereince Accounting Department broke
their stay on the west coast did
his credit, he was transferredhere forth with a big celebration. The I
not last long, and in the fall of another of the original fif- to inside the By Virginia Fraser Alice 1*. Knudsen and
password get door
east and
returned to the I
192. they home in \ Washington.D. teen employees at NAS Jax, in was the answer to, "Have you gota Callie Tlllman was honored at ,petty K. Craw
r made. a new October 1910, His dudes then were ticket stub?" And after getting an engagement shower last Frli Did you know that in our mUM

to decide on a career to establish the shipping and receiving inside the door, you found some I day evening at the home of Juan we have. an Internationally famous
Attempting he selected the electrical aotivites In Supply. It was one who would rotate with you on Ita Evans of the Electrical De- figure Byron "Barney Cunnett

and attended the Bliss Electrical December before personnel was the question of a seat You would partment, Juanita and Lena Smith (Tool Room, ), inventor, builder
game. School But he was soon addeu to any extent. In early 1911, dance a while while the other fellow were the gals responsible for the and operator of the first practical

forced to it due to Illness. these activities became large sat; then, you would sit while grand party Among the many one-man submarine has been with
next give was up with the Railway enough to divide, and he then was the other fellow danced. Yep, there guests were two former coworkers NAS four years as instructor, mechanic
His try given supervision of the receiving of Inspection Department. inspector and
This job lasted was a very large crowd and fun special toolmaker
Express Agency when he went intoa I section A short time later he was was had by all! Magurrile Dixon and Margie but He is leaving Friday to
for about a year in the delicatessen given the added responsibilities of Item of Interest: ton. A wonderful time was had by open a tourist camp on the New
partnership the Inspection Report Section, all. I Philips superhighway at Bayard.
business. This enterprise did not Gwendolen Mathews (Engine
very well, and so he decided Public Voucher and Follow-Up Storage) is back at work after a We had a visit this week from I Florida, Good luck, Barney. We'll
prosper on another fling at the electrical I: Accompanied by Mrs Gardnerand short illness Propeller Section Karl learn, formerly a Navy man miss your helping attitude and
business with a lighting fixture son, Francis Jr., when he ar- and Engine Parts are missing the of the Bombsight Shop. He says ready smile in Engine; Overhaul,
company rived in Jacksonville, he built the bright witticisms and flash news it's great to be a civilian again Test cells will be greatly handi-

When it seemed to Mr. Gardner last home permitted at that timeIn broadcasts of Thomas R Bun- and we can see, what he means capped when Wilcox will leave on
Ortega, and the Gardners now He looked fine in his new suit! i and
that he couldn't get a suitable drick, resigned Even the cat and points McNeely! by resigna-
foothold he hired on as a member decided southerners expect to kittens look lonely since he left John F. Greene, MOMM2c who' tion Both are going into business

of the engine crew on a tanker. make to this their. home for sometime ", Meyer (Shorty) Segal, Purchase has just returned from Pacific I for themselves Good luck!

After making three cruises plying come.raATE ) doesn't want anyone to duty, dropped in to see his sister, I Charlie Martin is still in tn.
between east toast ports nd- Mexico know that he broke his New Viola Greene, of Progress We all market for a boat to get to andIron
. Year's resolution at the big dance enjoyed his visit. I : his house on rainy da.'s.'We .
I f ................, ..._ .... ..a..,'. ..,&>.\O.<&,o\ItOW..1I1>'* GOSSIP the other Too bad! of : .
I.U night Too bad; Warren Thompson, Inspector hear Moody: is out for an op.
___ ;Marion C. Smith Receiving) Gyro Room has been out sick all eratlon. Hope he will be back soon.
The list of resignations in Per- is very proud these days Her hus- this week, We wish him a speedy
MU Mae: Jordan
sonnel Relations gets longer with band, first Sgt. Percy M. Smith recovery. inspector of
every ship that hits -the States has been awarded the Bronze Star Pat and Fred Williams, formerly Spark Plugs, leaves us next week
loaded with veterans ripe for dis- for gallantry in action against the of this shop, are the proud par- for New York where she will walk
down the aisle and
[ charge. Rusty Lynch welcomed her enemy in the ETO. Having participated ents of a baby girl. Congratulations I expects to have satin say and"I do old! lace She
brother home from ETO with one in action in the Saar Basin !
with all the
hand and waved NAS farewell the Ardennes campaign and Welcome to Paul Shartel, just trimmings Mrs. Mae
I with the other. She's heading noivh the Rhine River, he also wears the back from A&R of Hawaii, to the !Taylor, mother of the}).,.
f and also of 1319
to New York to live And Lou Combat Infantryman's Badge the Electrical Department.We shop will accompany -
Korey with her husband, just back I Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal I extend a welcome to !.t. W. her daughter to New Yortc.
Good wishes
from the Marshall Silver Star and C. : division olliceI' good luckl!
Islands, are three stars on MtCrary, our new -
framing their beautiful dischargeand I his campaign ribbon Henry I i Mrs. Nell Sheffield has taken
t r setting up housekeeping in I Itehren (Stores Div. No 3)) is a I We heard this week that Sidney that well deserved rest. She will
Jacksonville I very happy man these days. Reason I Bailey' son Is returning home I be back with us in a few weeks

I I A week back, Paulinellllams ? Saturday has been added to any day now from the South Pacific. Frank Herndon ((1319)) is ill, W*
I (Personnel Relations) and Chief his "fishing days" Enjoying a I Another happy reunion.Tommy all wish him a speedy recovery.
Harry iJIgel drove up to Stockton, I picnic at Gold Head State Park I 1! Palmer of Progress is Kenies" inspection of Spa

Georgia, and were married before;' were 35 members of Receiver's visiting in the city of Pittsburgh Plugs; has .spent his leave in SLake
he shoved off for Great Lakes The E Section. Motoring out few days 'I Pennsylvania while on his annual City, Utah. lie reports a

solemni ceremony was slightly interrupted ago, they swam, paddled around i' leave. wonderful trip which was \ ) .
by the groom's comment, II in canoes played ball and had lots j! Alma Franks, Sic, better knownas I' much enjoyed.

"Baby, it just fits!" when he slipped of fun! A delicious chicken dinner "Frankie," is flashing a lovely Murphy of Cylinder Shop, eelbiates *-
Pauline's ring on third with all the I sparkler this week, We all wish
[ finger, trimmings was pre I his birthday this week, How
i left hand. Seven of the her the best The lucky man is
or eight the pared on grill and professionally many does that make now- Let's.
gals from Personnel Relationswho supervised by Minnie U el Jon I Pfc. Robert C. Bell, who has just I see--.1, 2, 3 oh, about 22 doesn'tit
-'" I ( wept sentimental tears I II and Jean Heverlj. Declaring it to returned after two year's over- ?

on a tanker operated oy the i I throughout the ceremony) had to I II be the very best time they ever .eas. George lilbetter, also of Cylinders
Mexican Petroleum Company, he II j toss macaroni at the couple be-I had, they reluctantly returned I .x quits this week. So long from
returned to Washington. |(I cause of the rice shortage. Pauline's home by the light of the moon, 1' REPETITIONCOUNTS all of us, and best of luck.
Ha worked at odd Jobs while he sister, Kathryn, with basketball would
I promising they go on a Dorothy Gallagher, Wave _at
finished a business course and atStrayer's I accuracy, heaved macaroni in the turn engagement soon rl'i 1522 hit the jackpot on points,
Business College,
I bride eye. Pauline joined her hus- Did You Hear? She Is one of the few dischargedthis
then was employed as Assistant I I
I band in Chicago this past week
Director of the Washington office ,, The Supply Department week. She will return to her
end.Orders ployees exclaim, after falling downon I Sending in Beneficial Sugges- home in Detroit.
of the Associated AdvertisingClubs
World which maintained that will take Thelnm a newly waxed floor; "Tftere'snothing tions has proved very profitable to Bailey of 1368 quit this week to
of the
,in New York Green and her dentist-husband! to I like a waxed floor to makea the following men whose latest resume his education He will return
i home offices Coronado, California, accounted fellow stop and relax!"' winning suggestions will be an- to Georgia Tech.
City. This office was soon closed, for another resignation I :Mystery of the Week! nounced next week. ____ _u ___ __ __ __
f however, and he went to the E. F. Ma MrCulley and her husband Who is the very popular man Charles S. Hoard, Shop Plan- has offered four and receives his

I n ... Droop and, Sons Music, Company celebrated another year of wedded that went to a gathering the other ner with 12 suggestions offeredfor first award. L. A. Osborne has
one of the largest and oldest in I'. bliss Ine/ Rooks, Marilyn: Tobi night, fell asleep, overslept, And consideration, tops the list with sent five and has added a total of
Washington, as secretary Victor wholesale to the i iw (Labor Board) and Martha Pearson went home with one shoe of his I six: cash awards; .--four additional $82.50 to his pay checks.. H. Per
manager of the This also :; went Pensacola-visiting the own and one hoe of the host? cash awards recommended by ry has his first award in three at
r department. job was other week Judy Kuban, (Who said! women were the only I( Washington and two National clI tempts. Frank Davidson has his
short-lived as they closed this distribution
His daughter of the man with the ones who took off their shose when I tations Robert Coleman has hit first award, has another under experiment -
point. next Job was 11 same name, was pictorially intro- they thought no one was look- the jack pot for a $23 ,OO totalIn and has sent In four. H.
Black and White Press
with the duced to the Labor Board last Ing?) four wins out of ten sugges- C Murray has his first award in

1 Duplicating Company. While on week when proud papa modestly Deepest sympathy and. understanding tions. H, Jarrard, who has offered three sent in, and James Bcdin- .
I this job, he made application but for produced a fistful of snapshots for Is extended to Mary Wal- eight, some jointly with other shop baugh chalked up two wins out of

a Civil Service appointment, theLabor Board gang IU In the recent death of her ,father personnel has received four wins, three. .
before this was realized, he became Transferred from Pearl Harbor and .'' u
now participates In additional All of which proves 'if at first
I ill and resigned to take a vacation after 20 months' service with the joint aWard' Jack has "
--- ----- Bourqulne you,don't, succeed,, try, try, agaiji!
I on a farm, in, Virginia. Navy Emily Andrew is a new Islands during most of the war. checked' his first win after offer x__
I Soon after hs!|< return to Wash- face in 450 Emily and. nurse Loire Earnest: ins- TraxvUk came'to Personnel ing five suggestlohs. Lorarice TUr Marriage: A process of finding

ington, he was given a temporary ls lewIs (Personnel Relations) Relations from. the army's1 her has: had three wlps but 6f live 'out what kind of a guy your wife
\;,,' appointment In- the War Depart worked in the same office on the Panama Air Depot. for a total of $18500! R.'W: Stark would have preferred.F' .


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DEPARTMENT Disbursing, Department O'HHI! to 0930
I Choose Four DirectorsAs Lumber lard (North End) 0!>80 to 1000)
Hy Helen M. Stjron North' End of Ramp East :Side"

PrWilla Runners, who has beena' provided for in Station. Order number 109-45, and as stipu Itldg. Ill 1000 to 1030

cleik-stenographer in the Sup I lated in the by-laws of the Employees Association 'of Naval Air Station Hulk Yard Delivery Itldg. 163 1030( to 1200

ply Inspection Division has transit 1 I Jacksonville, Florida, tomorrow 5 October 1945, is election day, Building 110 ((1st and 3rd Decks) 1400 to 1700
red to the Time Section of A&R and all Civil Service employees of NAS and NAOTC are eligible to In General!: .

She is being replaced by Rleanore : vote for four (4)) directors to serve a two-year term. Transportation IfepartmentPersonnel 0745 to 0845 and \r M to 1700

B. llorf/jnskl from Buffalo New !I The four vacancies now open are those which were formerly filled Relations Department 0 JOO/ ...
:York. by D. R. Whiddon, A & R; P. D. Mjers, Supply; Don Woods, Public Physical Training Department 0045

The ollowing members of the I Works; Evelyn 1', Sullivan, General., Inspection Department) 1000

Inspection Clerical Force have resigned | The persons who have been selected as nominees to these vacant Personnel Department 1030

their positions because their positions are as follows; In A & R, Marvin T. Gurr, Engine Overhaul; Medical 1),eiisarj'' 1100

husbands have received dischargesfrom : Joseph Fagan, Metals Division; E. D. Par'due, Plant Division. In Main Adm. Jtldg.-Itourd KoornIn 1330 lo 1430

the Navy: Doris Idenhoiise, I Supply, Philip D. Myers Accounting; William H. Nelson Stock Con- PublicorUN:

Assembly' Division, who, with her trol; John B. Inabinet, Disbursing In Public Works, Donald Woods, Design and Inspection 0800 to 1000 and 1430 to 1630 ., .
husband, Harold, will return to I! Administration; J. F. Nettles, Maintenance; R. L. Duguid, Design; Publicorkti Clerical 1030 to 1300

North Carolina to make their W. E. McMahon, Utility. In General, Mrs. Evelyn T. Sullivan Aviation Bob to lx at Illdg. 136 from 1300 to 1400 .

home and Josephine Robbins, of i I', Training; Mrs Helen Styron, Inspection; Mr. Rufus P. Ganett, Utilities: Shop 30

the Engine Overhaul Division, and Section I ; A\aler Plant No. 1 0800 to OUI5

her husband, Roy, will return to I Water Plant No. :2 OU30 to 1015
their home in New Jersey. The' directors who.will. remain in office for another year are: In Sewage Disposal> Xo. :2 1100 to 1230

Mr. Jack Zimmerman one of I A & R, M. C. Jackson, Accessories Division; C. E. Field, Planning Power Plant No. 1 0800 to 0915/ .

the Engine Overhaul Supervising I vision. In Public Works, F. H. McKinley, Maintenance. In Supply, Power Plant No. :2 0)30) to 1045

Inspectors, is spending his vacation K. M McDuffie, Outgoing Stores. In General, W. O. Kincaid, Cold Storage Plant 1100 to 1230

... with relatives in Memphis Executive. (lion Hill be made available to men on night shift! )
Tennessee., These remaining directors are the election supervisors for their Maintenance, Shop 70 0800 to 1630

Frances lor respective electorate unit and have in turn selected several persons' (Ilov will INS made available! to men on night hilt)
Suj Inspector in .
from various sections to assist in
this election.
Overhaul has Maintenance Shop71 and 28 0800 to 1(>30
position and ,will return resigned to her !' The polls will be open from 2 P. M. to 5 P. M., or as especially In Assembly and Repair:
her announced to provide for all voters. Polling will be found
home in Berea, places as Admin.I'rrsunnel- hngr., Planning -
Kentucky. Frances
designated in this column, and voting will be by secret ballot. Access
says may go to school or I The votes will be counted by the election supervisors in the .
he may just be a lady of leisure.I presence (Corridor outs de main ofrlc'e1830 to 1730
The. following officers of the Inspection of the Personnel Relations Officer or such officer as he may Structures, Metals, Machine

Department have received designate.The (Opposite structures coflt'e1380 to 1730
orders for detachment Lt. assistants to election supervisors are as follows: In Supply r Overhaul Control, inlsli, X
: Jay Virginia Shaw, Rebecca Kalmanson William D. Sharpe and Marcus Fabric
('., Lt. Carl O. Kledel and ,, AsiemhlyAssembly
l.U jg) Marian G. 1ewls.! Ensign: F. Howell. In < eneral-Nora Lee Roberts, Dorothy Wood, Henry ( hangar; ) 1330) to 1730

King Inspection Personnel Officer Masterson, Irene Barbee, John S. Anderson, Henry Ritter J. D. Henvy> Electrical:

has returned from a vacation and James D. Williams. In 1'ulilicorkaDesign and Inspection, N. Hangar 116 1000 to 1100 and<< 1800 to HHM) )

with relatives in Pittsburgh. C. Farmer and F. M. Caylor; Clerical, Helen Davis, Hazel Bar teolet, Klectr.: Shop| 1330 to 17110

Pennsylvania. Ensign King Utilities .Shop 30)), A. T Hall and J. Mills, Maintenance (Shop 70)) I Ordnance

there is no place like good says old T. M. Bevoise and E. G. Strickland; Maintenance (Shops 71 and 28)), (Ordnance Shop) 1830) tll 1730
Pittsburgh.Mr. Lois Todd and E. P Moore. ) Emergency Itepair Ji; Interim

Lee E. :Saunders, Inspectorin In Assembly and KepalrBallot Box 1, A Shift, A. Erickson and i. (Hangar 123)) 1880 tu 1730

Test Cells has been ill for several D. O'QuinnB Shift, J. Calhoun and R. S. Clarke, Ballot Box 2, A Engine Overhaul

weeks. We understand, how Shift, J. E. Hyndman and D. J. Chapman Shift, J. Maynard andJ (Below t ng. Overhaul office) 1880 to 17\0\

ever, that he may be able to return C. Holton; Ballot Box 3, A Shift, E. M, Solan and L. Barclay-- I Plant
to his duties soon. Shift B, L. I. Stephens and L. Par ham; Ballot Box 4, A Shift E. C. 'ICle'enger (Plant Itldg.) 1380 to J780

x and W. C. Vaughn---B Shift, W David and P. Hazouri; _.- .-
Ballot Box 5, A Shift. W P. Reynolds and G. W. Martin--B Shift.

C Foley and G. Bishop; Ballot Box 6, A Shift H. G, Grice and C A.

White B Shift, B. Parnell and H. S. Privett.: Ballot Box 7, A Shift.

F S. Ackerly and J. P DekleB Shift, F. J. Gordon and B. H, Corn

wall, Ballot Box 8, A Shift J, B. Dawkins and A. Van Zant B Shift.

C J Olsen J. B. Buie.
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Hy Robert .'. Tai for

Blood poison bugs will never INSIDE PUBLIC WORKS 1

face an unemployment problem as
long" as there-are protruding nails K%' Ethel: ;M. Mianahaii -

anditOOple'| wound themselveson The'soclety of Military Engineers room set and a new kitchen stove, By Emma: Sue" McLeod -
them. held a banquet and meetingat but when the opportunity to have a

Any piercing wound is .serious. the Seminole Hotel recently and piano presented Itself there was During the month of Septemberwe ORDNANCE
bid adieu to seVenof
Deep wounds caused by lusty nails made L. O. 'lliornberg not only a no hesitation. Mary not only plays I IIty I,
civilian coworkerse will
piano, but the violin as well.Marys' our i
are doubly dangerous. In any member but elected him to the '
miss them but we re glad because
puncture wound there is the possibility : office of Secretary of the Society! husband declared that he Teddy Lull
of tetanus < lockjaw' Mr Thornberg had come to the supposed they would have to cook, they have gone back to start life Let's star at the beginning with

The best way to avoih infectionis gathering all unsuspecting of the and eat off the piano now! anew after doing their bit. the arrival ot Rosemary on September -
Emma: I Disbursing
)Ir!! Liuhvig (
For the first time
to avoid the wound in the first honors he was to receive. 1 building 451: tenth to A.F.C.2e Fred T.
left to return to the State of
had brought fortha has the canteen service. To say ) \\illiams and Mrs. Williams of
plate. That way you don't give The meeting
Utah where she and her husband
from the it is a boon is an understatement Jacksonville Leslie Ann is next on
poison "bugs" an opening goodly representation
will make their home.
Avoiding cuts, scratches and Public Works Department because The line grows longer each day, our list, naming September 20th as
Mrs.> Ruby S. Bailey, who was
piercing wounds is a matter of Captain I). A. \entress\ Public especially when it became known with the Auto-Pilot School and her birthday The proud parentsof
caution end common sense For 'Works 1 Officer, was 'the guest that ice cream was an item!!II! ,I whose husband was stationed here, this little lady are Lt. and )Ir".
He interesting LI. Cormlr Mcl example, you must know where .speaker. gave a very left with him for their home in
your feet are stepping. The girl in talk on his, experiences as an Superintendent, is getting increas- California. girls for )Ir. and Mrs. James :X
for four ingly restless awaiting his reliefso sunny Trlpue announce the birth of an
this cartoon Is obstructing her vision engineering olticer years
Airs Christine! T. Carlisle of the
he return to civil life and
with a wash basket outside the Continental limits. can has left to 8'j pound red-headed baby boy,
of took his favorite spot in the U.S.A.-. William Curtis on September 24.
House and ;yard must be kept Capt. Venires/ tour duty __ join her husband who was discharged
free of upturned nails. Boards him to Midway New Guinea, Pearl x from the service. Their Happy smiles and why not?

with nails in them can be handledin Harbor and the Philippines. This PLANTDIVISION home is in Alabama. Homeward bound are Dallas J.
at least three ways. You can war was won, in a large part, by Taj lor, AO [2c. of Portland Oregon
Miss Elizabeth; lla/ard
turn the board nail down. This the work of the engineer officers (Repro- Hubert T. Malone, AOM2c, of
duction ) and Miss K.;
helps, but there is always the danger and their men on these far flung Shop Denver, Colorado, ('arl- StafFord -
Evans: of the both left
that the board will be turned U. S. stepping( stones to victory. Dispensary Jr., AMMlc of Pamtsville
I up again. You can put the board iliac Brow and Mrs. KliaoetUKaruliill : Ity )). Dansby to enter to 'ollegIliu, State Hazard going Kentucky, and \\llliam 1). Cash,
theYolIIl'n' Collegeat
I away; where people won't step on Maintenance have left There have been some changesin Tallahassee and Miss Evans to AOMlc. of Charleston West Vir-

the nail, but the null is still a potent building 136: and taken.up their the Plant Division this week, the University of Alabama. ginia. Oh yes and Alexander \
menace. The best practice is work In the Administration and if I don't report all the news Lefko must have tried arguing at
Miss Irene I'. Pinter, formerly
to pull the nail out of the board. Building. They are noIn. Peter don't blame me. Just bring in the Separation. Center for the >4 of a
with Personnel, left for New YorkCity
Caup's office. Pete, by the way, news and I'll be only too glad to point he's lacking judging from
where she has
has just been delegated to handle see if it can't be placed in this accepted a position the black eye which we all noticed
S $W SAFEOFFTHEJOB not part of personnel, but all of. column. Thanks in advance, for ture. which promises a good lu- upon his return to Ordnance for a

I it for' Public Works and consequently your whole hearted support, which few more dajs. How about it, Lef-
Mrs. Muriel I II. Haggard of Central
all the headaches that go I know I'll get. I ko? We the civilians, wish you
r _.i I with it.The | Our resignation sheet shows Files, whose husband was fellows a lot of luck: and we are
stationed at Main Side left fur
me room rs In a bad way. that .Mrt. )[t'rl'elll'brlu"" is giving going to miss )'OU.
Kentucky where they will make
( Helen Davis is carrying on practically up her job in shop 1400 (secretary their home. However, before settling hurl: Chase, night supervisor of
alone, for Betty Johnson is to 'Lt. Redmlle) to home
i go 960 and
down, they intend to make a shop ex-big game hunter
out with a tonsil operation, and with her sailor husband who is having had live
jears experiencewith
trip ttf Philadelphia to visit Mrs
Carol Heatty with an appendectomy. being released from the service
Haggards family.In Frank Buck. Is trying hard to
A hurried call for assistance )lr. U. T. IliggH and J. K. KliKlej, from recruit Ordnance Division! into
departure our
was relayed to Design, and Mrs both from 1186 ;jour
shop are resigning -
for in the
midst, may the sacrifices you and signing an expedition
Josephine Morton was ,senjt. down to into business fur themselves
go have made this near future Only one ChiefJeorge
''to help out. Helen hopes the girls Good luck to ;you all! 'I I yours bloody conflict bring to and 'C : "Curl '" \\lritk, has sign
, | get well real soon for more reasons News is better late than neverif you
i yours everlasting peace and hap ed so far.hats wrong with the
than one. '' it is good news, and this. is. piness. : relit of you big brave men...afraid
I I The Contract Section has a new One marriage took place not too --- of a tiger?
1 assistant to the Contract Superintendent long ago in shop I486, so if any- 1 experience that the SPs ate: getting of Vera
I.I. David kamupell one asks for Mr. Lawrent, lora a good sailor. I Speaking discharges,
(C.E.C.) USNR, who is young:, single M. Butler will answer. Congratulations This week the division got off a Atathu'ui)'s husband Harold cameacross

RtY OUR ,"' and good looking. Which fact 1 Mr. and Mrs. Law lent. (I little light on this discharge from country early this month.
and obtained his
I discharge on September
(NAN E will please the female element There was no holding Mrs. 12th from JacksonvilleNAS.
since bachelors are rare! | (Shop 1400) when she got Anthony 1:. Frlssore: and CM .
Helen HeWitt (Ad. Bldg.) lost the news that her sailor husband'was Charles :s. Hr.wvtlcM ( Shop 1187))
Vkl Joann )Fadclen. Sic, to the Per back from overseas and wait ate the only ones that we are saying I I Surprises are nice, aren't they? '
tkM sonnel Separation Center. But if'' Ing discharge from the service Oft farewell and good luck to But*;1 .tlis \\\hilden': husbarftl, Leon, did

I it helps the men get back to civil she went for a two weeks' vaca from the looks of things, the num- that very thing when he arrived

), ., 6'C SSQy ,urww.. own e.vwaM1 life, Helen's glad! to make a con 1 1tribuUon tion. Hope they have a grand ber will be higher In the future. home for a few days. Whilden Is
I time. We know will. in the Merchant :Marine!
they | On the sick' list is henry' II.
Nails are Just one of many hazards Public Work's Lab. has been put I The "welcome Mat" has been Ilightovver Shop ItSt has also John (,lajpool has returned to

_ i which produce dangerous under the Maintenance and Oper thrown but to Dorothy t:. West.berg been sick for some time but is reported work after suffering several days

woundi. Other cuts and !scratches : ation's Superintendent, 1.1. C'omdr ;( helping with the ordering for 1 better now Sir. John N.IliglitoMir from a leg injury Glad to It'eIU,
must be guarded against too. Ice 1 Lord, since Mr. Leonard (Senior' the Plant Division and to Doris. (Shop 1481 has also buck, Clajpool.

picks, needles, razors and knives Engineer) resigned and returnedto M. Wood at the trouble desk The been sick. A.MIc K. S. Wright 1 Anthony (Cicala S2c, is spending
must be handled Cans must
safely the north. division personnel extend a hearty (Shop 1487)) is in the Uavy Hospital his 15-day leave at home
be opened with can openers only, I Mary Young secretary to !Mr welcome to the "h rry family but is reported better. We hope which is Morristown, Pcnnsjlva-,
preferably the revolvingmotiontype. Tovej, Design Supervisor, has acquired "
group. that all on the sick list will soon nia. But Ordnance will welcomehim
When you use tools, be sure ) a wonderful possession -.. I AMMSr Leon C. lUd.liffe (Shop be able to return to work because back with arms for

you use the safest tool )in the a new baby grand piano! Mary had 1467)) has been transferred to SP they are missed!' by their fellow surely tan make open coffee like Tony none ,

eafcct way. | an. idea of buying a new dining 1



Page Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 4 October, 1945

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,\ i Quintet Receives wards Here From Capt. J. B. Lynch .J

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TOII,VY-ISLE OF THE DEAD with Ellen and Boris Karloff: I
WATCH DOG, Disney Cartoon; at 1800 and 2000 a

TITRlMILDRED' PIERCE with Joan Crawford and Jack
Carson; PECK UP YOUR TROUBLES, color cartoon; NGWS;'at 1800

I and 2000SUNIIVY, I
-THE GREAT JOHN L, with Gregory McClure and ,\"
Linda Darnell: TRAP HAPPY PORKY, merry melody; at 1500.' 1800
and 2000 )
1IONIHsn Tt'tOIMMA:: ALIVE with Pat O'Brien and
Rudy Val1 e. COMMUNITY SING: NEWS; at 1800 and 20OO

: WtUNtsU.Ol'TLA OF THE ROCKIES with Charles
Startett and Tex Harding DANCE DUNCE DANCE, color comedy:

at 1800 and 2000.

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; k y

t \
i ti

f I
;, (
l I
... : DUtinguiHlied plying ('roses, Purple hearts" and( A (itation\ were awarded here last week hy ,
('IIIt| Joseph R. lynch, Commanding, NATTC He l I. n.bown pinning:; the Purple Heart on Harry I.. ,.
:Sims, TM2r: Instructor at the \OO school) Minute home IH In Birmingham\, Others receiving awards,
at Sims' loft, are: ('hl'll..r lord, AOMSc: Hillsdale, N J., who also received the Purple Heart; ;Melvin
'frontier, AOMIc: Baltimore Mil., recipient of the IISKV.. K, Srhaiil. AK.MJc; Niagara Falls, N Y.,
p ., aI awarded the ))..4K; and J, I. (Grove AOMIr.! Frederick' >ld., who received a Citation.t l left I I.* Lieut
Ii (j jg) T. K.: :SUwl of the ADO School, and second from left N C'oindr. R. .'. Ileehe, NATIC Executive
t Mt Officer.

\, 'Shorty! Sherock & Company Here FridayNATTC SPU15HS fflOm n TTCrKf.y

Welfare proudly announces the engagement of

Shorty Sherock and his orchestra at its All-Hands Dance, -

Friday, o October (tomorrow: ) The gala affair will pet under !
;I way at 2000 in the New Auditorium Don't miss it. :Music(

Fun-.-and refreshments galore. I

One of the newer and more promising: hands on the ,I

swing: horizon, Sherock recently completed an eightweekstay I II More 'n' more our gals are leasing

at the Glen Island Casino, New York City's famous us waving/ / discharge paper
suhurhan niterv
I Grace McArdle, Virginia/ Rhodes
I Shorty first gained }prominence when his trumpet was ; and Madelaine 't'Hcide") Warrenare

featured with the Jimmy Dorscy orchestra, hack in the days the latest Waves heading to-

when fbi Eberle and Helen O'Connell were knocking the cats I ward the Separation Center We're I

cold. He then did a !stint with Horace Heidt, and finally answered going to miss "em, but wish them
the call to front of just lots of 1 luck
an organization his own a
) 1 Latest wedding news-..Catherine *:'....
year or so ago. The hand will go on from here to open at the Cottrell and -
:Miami Frolics Club
They are to be married at her
In addition to Shorty's own fine trumpet, the 17-piece home in Pennsylvania Our. ,best

aggregation will !spotlight the vocalizing cute, luscious wishes

Elayne Trent former night cluh singer who has her first i What does a little rain matter
wht'n" football game" is on, or Vyou're
assignments with the Sherock orchestra. (
out for a sail-"-and no -

Here sallrdaJoan Student Here, 'With Plenty of Action, remaifi havelocks the afloat storm to be, three had.and After managing salty weathering Waves to

----- 1 dripped into, the barracks after be-

SPECIALViATS/ / [ Plans Stay In The Navy-With Planes"That's ing leaving caught the in boat the downpour Ruth Herndon while '

Aboard can give the details
on witnessinga /
the closest I want to
I1'Rill.VY-All Hands Dance in Auditorium with Shorty Sherock I come to enemy action," football game between raindrops.
and his orchestra : beginning at 2000 That's how John J, SchiekoferAOMlc. Speaking of football, the fan
FKIIIVY-FOOTBALL GAME, AEM School and NATTC Bomb. student at the Aviation were all out to watch the ,favy de-
at 1700. Fire Control School at the Naval 3 feat Cherry Point in Sunday's
ers; at NATTC gridiron opposite Barracks IP; beginning {
(Note Morning Orders for possible change in time.) Air Technical TralninCenter/ describes game. Fngaity and Lubben
the shelling of Bougain i 'Come early and get a seat")
TtJEsllVY FOOTBALL GAME, Turret School and AEM School;
found it difficult
cheering for
ville in March of 19II by the Jap- Navy
at NATTC gridiron, beginning at 17(1(11'ote( Morning Orders for anese. against Kirk's outbursts ( "block

possible change in time) that kick") fit the Cherry Pointers .
Attached to CASU 12 after 18
Athletic Area equipment available And, there
\HC'lItHV-At Waves ; archery months' in the Pacific, Schiekofer nothing like a
for men and Waves.MJSICRecreational. I I returned to the States in March I view from the 50-yard line
rehearsal room Is available to all hands' in of this year. He wears the Pre- Rosebud" McDonald _u Pugilistic -
the Auditorium Band Room. Instruments may be procured from'i Pearl Harbor, American Theatre. minded ..- would rather watch II

S, P Lanteri. Music daily from 1600-2100. I Asiatic-Pacific and Liberation of stt I the boxing matches. Ringside::! seat
CiULl' STATION COURSE; Daily from 1000 to 2000. Open to I the Philippines ribbon, He also every time.
all personnel. Clubs available at gear locker in NATTC Auditorium holds two unit commendationsfrom aJohn i Some: of our SKV student Wave
GOLF INSTRUCTION for NATTC personnel by R W. Reynolds, ; CASU 12 one which says, have recently left us. Winnie
SpA)2c) 1300 to 1530. (Special classes for WAVES by appointment). I in part, "Their disregard o f O'Leary has been transferred to
at Shack.S11'IMMING their own personal safety duringthe the 1"laUnit/ O'Connell and Percifleld -
Sign up I shelling of the Bougainville ... Sliieknfer, AOMto: 'I have returned to their former -
IIVH.Y. Recreational period for enlisted men, their
airfields in order that the aircraft stations!'!, Patuxent River, Md, (m\\j
guests, wives, and WAVES from 1800 to 2100 at NATTC pool No. 1. winning."
assigned them could continue to Kansas,
S-tturdays-Co-recreational period from 0830: to 1200/ ; 1300 to 1700; is For the most part, the men lived I respec-
operate, worthy of the highest tively.
1800 to 2100. Sunday-Co-recreational period from 1200 to 1700; and Ion K-rations and dehydrated food,
praise and admiration It was their i I Notes from the little blue book.Mahont
1800 to 2100. "But if you get a good man for a *
efforts that made
possible the execution 1 for
-- y waiting air mails
IIOSTESS :IOU:&f; open dally from 1530 to 2100. Saturdays and of the numerous air attacks messcook you do all right, Schie from Calif.; Redline's sudden current
Sundays from 1100 to 2100. For NATTC enlisted personnel and: relatives made by the Torpedo Bomb I kofer explained. I, interest in books and duty
and guests. ing and Scout Bombing aircraft of j "There was a family of goats ; days; Reven, Mitchell and Wlm-
NATTC UIIRHopen daily from 0800 to 2100. this command." that used to roam around the brow getting the "Do not send
BOWLING daily at Ship's Service from 1200 to 20W.: Ori inaly. Schiekofer was sent! place, and I thought. 'Jeepers, I Christmas packages" notices from
Ashore/ to the Pacific area as a relief gun- would I like some milk, even ifit's overseas; Lucille Hoben's Chief interest
ner, and primarily his job was goat's milk. So I told the I lately Presley humming

}' .\ -FOOTBALL GAME, Palm Beach vs. Andrew' Jackson servicing the fighter and torpedo thumped I "Lullaby of Broadway" en route
High School; at Municipal Stadium; beginning at 2000. bomber*. I to visit New York's night spots.
S\TURIJ.\\-FOOTBALL GAME, NAS Fliers vs. Corpus Christie TIn a CASU" says Schiekofer, I Cook and Tiedemann swooning
NAS; at Municipal Stadium; beginning at 1500. Free admission to "no matter what you're sent out to I messcook.for us. He" sure loved us, that dreamily to Roy Acuff's tunes Oh. -
service men and their immediate families. I do you're a general; l detail man. that man!
You do everything from chasing After the CASU had full sway, Don't forget the dance Friday
SUNDAY-Trip to Silver Springs for all NATTC personnel and "
time 'heavier their hands.
goats to digging foxholes. lay on
night. Till the next of wind
guests. Tickets $2.88 round trip. Bus leaves at 0830 from circle out- "Whenever I didn't know what to I gust
CASU 12 was not the only unit I comes \ip, It's time to drop anchor.WRONG .
sIde Main Gate. Leaves Silver Springs at 1800. Special rates for to which Schiekofer was attached do next, I'd write letters. It took I .
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servicemen and women at Silver Springs. "But there was more life there up a lot of time just to rememberwho x
JACKSONVILLE' BKACIIKS-Buses leave at frequent intervals than in CASUs 14, 39 or PATSU I hadn't ever written to," I BEAST
from Union Bus Station, corner Bay and Hogan Streets Surf bathing 1-9." he says. 'I Schiekofer relates. The mech had just given his wifea
.' and other recreation at one of worlds finest ocean beaches. Bus "Those Japs shelled us on Bou- "Our planes were always in first beautiful skunk coat as a gift.
gainville for 11 days After awhile class condition," he went on. "We'd .
tare 25c. 1 "I can't see, she mused, "how (m\\
NAVY MOTHER'S HOSTESS HOUSE:, 101 East Church Street when our foxholes were dug and string out the servicing and hold I' such a nice coat comes from such v
we knew what to expect, they had bull sessions while we worked. ',foul-smelling beast
USO CENTERS at 122 West Forsyth Street; above BUnding Bus nuisance value but not much I You get to feeling a plane Is real
Station; Church and Newnan Street; 311 West Duval Street. USOWOMEN'S more. We knew we had to get our I when you spend as much time as Wearily the mech replied: "Idon't
I ask for thanks dear but I
at 43 West Monroe Street.
planes upstairs, and we had to we did on them, Maybe that's why do demand
t CANOEING, rrSIIINGNU BOATING; Cedar River on San protect those strips and everything i 11"0 many of 'em are nicknamed aft respect"Bit
i Juan Avenue Take Lake Shore Bus, three blocks from last stop on else to do it, So we did it. women." I I
San Juan. Row Boats-two hours, 50c; canoes-$1-00 per hour, motor You don't think about what a hero I After the war Schiekofer expects by bit all the joy Is going out
.t. boats2.00 per hour, five to eight people per boat. you are, or how nobly you've done to stay put in the Navy. of the hospital corpsman' life. Research -
n HORSEBACK RIDING: lIGNOLJ'MT.lU.tS. San Juan Ave. your Job, you just think this is I "Not In one place, though," h, 4( Is developing a penicillin
1 nue'and' Lakeshore! Blvd. $1.00 per hour for two hours; $1.50 per one what 1 have/ to do, whit I am expected ] adds "And make sure there are capsule which the patient may
I ., hour, groups of eight or ten--$1.00 for two hours. HYDE PARK : to do. And that' why we're planes around' I I I take orally.


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Where Do We Not Worth The Paper It's On-But lntt..t'

j jI Go Front Here?




I .
lly John Eli hbourg, AKMSc

After many months of dishing
out the guff to the boys through '

the medium of this column, fate

has finally caught up with your /I. ft/4Nwv/ n

humble scribe One of my friends ...
!r yij6 Xrwww.rte.. t'DDtti-A iMIv<
(I use the term "friend"
very Jib .Ev.I.r+ ere. +.. ..wwteA'NfY
loosely) got wind of a certain faux ,,
'R'.V,1rti 7x l M I/1 y r a AdA177t
attributed to me, and one
pas .r .wrtwr.. "ey 4 / r
which I cannot deny. He went to

town---making my life miserable ter.

with his taunts and threats of dire

things to come if I didn't make ,.f'/,

the whole thing public To get him

off my neck I promised him I

would. It's very silly, really---

could happen to anyone Wednesday

night of last week, I had duty

that CivilianReadjustment in building 012, handing out liberty .
cards, answering telephones, "' i'e caY
etc. Everything went smoothly until AT 1r.r a 1' ,,,. > ;i j,L t trr.
' about 2030, when suddenly, the t.
. quiet asunder i A. i. e..s h H J9oo"'" , a't.,S-Mhs.i
night was split by ... ,
the deep throated bellow of the 1s 4x yt + :=.I\Z:::V 4 % J

Info To Be HerePlans Diaphone horn a block away "Ah U- I ... ,, ,
1 hah,' says Ito myself, "a fire,'' and r :. -

for acquainting every potential before' each cacophonous blast had r t _, ,,,y 1 (air.'t*sw! ., m 'I'u(> #r,'era'"
separatee from NATTC been fully disgorged from tine met iWt't y ... ...t."" .;: e''4I11t top. -. ..f#"
with all the facts governing his al vitals whence it was spawned, .. .. .., &aU1tiW
, 5..4 5i ; 3 .
..ej.a- ""J ,"" '' p-4w$ ea.e s,, &
! future after return to Chilian\ \ life I had counted it, I followed these Z ........" ... ,{.<.,.# '' ,I __,",1'111." ,' +
,t" were laid here this week and enlisted blasts through two complete cycles ...*;..-(....;--.,.. / ?< "I.'...... ......... .,J.J./
personnel will ,be given: definite and came out with 7-7-4 each '- -- ,

and detailed information on time Just about then, Lt. Manson, The above $1,000 Confederate War Bond I Is the'property of 1\

nine: specific points In which he- Is an AEM School Officer, called to !School. The original: purchaser of this bond was John It.- Morris

f' interested. This is a planned part find out where the fire was.That's I grandfather of Sirs, Keed. Mrs. Heed gives lit the following info

cf the Navy's Civil Readjustment I ( where Richbourg got foul the States, John B. Morris was the' manager of the Telegraph 83*
program. ed up.) In my very best manner, ports being now' on file In Washington. Early In 186S he was take|

Probably next week the pro- I I told him I would and have would to check heplt' eral prison at Rock Island, 111., for nearly two )'earll. Itacause he held the ug ir, s

gram will get under way. Both students the NATTC wait map moment. He said he bestowed at that time and because the warden of the prison wait also Mason, Mr. Morris ,wag given
and members!: of Ship's Company a the special\ privilege permitting him to retain all his personal papers among which wa this Confederate !
would over map
will get an hour's programof and starts, so goes checking around. I Itond. At the close of the war, he became Manager of the Western I'nlon Telegraph Company laJsBslullle ,
lectures and movies acquainting holding thin position until hU death In 1880. The above War Bond was given to Mrs. Ihfd'tt
knew the box that turned in the
them with the general rights alarm was 7-7-4, but somehow I mother by her grandmother as a keepsake and later wa turned over to Mr Reed who is now UH.
and privileges to which they are i proud possessor
mixed and picked out 74.4
entitled. on got the up I came back and told While on the subject of bonds' one of the questions ullpt' the minds of Navy personneland

Following the hour-long session him it map.was in the vicinity of the civilians Is whether or not the bond program will continue in peacetime. Concrete answer to thie

} In ,the Auditorium, personnel will two AEM hangars. He said that query is the recent Alnaof Secretary of the Navy James I'orrestal fctating that the purchase of Savings -
'ban 'oppojtunity to interview he would buzz down in his car to Bonds will continue. The paj-roll sating plan for civilians' will always continue to be their

= ; .ofAee id\ men especially schools see what it was all about. I said favored method of sating This has been definitely demonstrated by their continued high participation -

s I Rd 'n- several phases of rights ")'esslr." After we had hung up percentage" at this ac-tiilty. Statistic show that 9.1 out of every 100 Navy civilian\ employees
, : bnd1privtleges awaiting the civilorH \. the telephone, I went back to the are Investing their money through the pa '-roll system. This is proof that the American nation l"

I Itut. ...1 map to see what else was in the not only patriotic but Is cognizant of the fact that there Is no hater or better pacing investment than
i'l' ; Important''' information in a area covered by that particularfire the War Sating Bond.

Awe'/deiaiMd: way than they can box. Russ Myers had come in From 29 October to 8 December the Victory Loan campaign| will be conducted. This will lie for
expert*to\T' get at the separation while we were talking and he tooka rash purchases and Series "E," "F" and "G" bonds wilt atailable at the War Bond Office in BMg.

crntlr' will ITS presented.Here gander, too, "What," says he, "is 500 Annex, Room 140. The patriotic, intelligent and thrifty person will put all he can spare into War
are the major questionsyou the matter with you, Richbourg ?" Bond IUI a means whereby, Inflation may be controlled and to Insure for himself and his loved once
will be able to get answeredat "The fire is in Dewey Park" I better years ahead. So when the campaign begins on 29 O .t4lr, be sure to ":"''tow it away, not

NATTC before taking that next looked where he was pointing andit throw It away."
step (to separation center toward was so. I tried to contact Mr. - -- --- -- ----- --------

civilian life: Manson at B.O.Q. but no soap. He '
'Takeoff For Centers Is
The word on mustering out had already gone. Of course I : Separation

pa j' much you get when apologized the next morning. I I I I'SHIPS I

and the answers about travel Well, "friend I hope you'll take I

pay Full home.Information on education your witty sayings and taunts and Moving Smoothly; Many Already Gone

bark another tree for awhile,
benefits---w hat refresher train- up of flesh Nearly a half hundred enlisted
or do want a pound
Ing in available, college, \oca- you ...
too or maybe some of my blood men and officers were sent from John M. Palmaioli Lieut. William
ational apprentice training
which IM a\allabl.. I hear the "Admiral" (Wain. : NATTC to separation centers last L. Lowe, and Lieut. Comdr. Unit

The facts about your National wright) Is slowing down again.: week H Clayburgh.
Service 1 Life Insurance-'.what Somebody better give him a hot COMPANY PROFILES Those who went on their
Enlisted who last week
foot because if he ever stops, he'llbe I I received -
you can do, what you must do, I
toward civilian life had been
as hard to start as Jack Ben I their "walking papis" fc.1-.
what should do about that ,
you When the last few days of November
low-rate Insurance you're carry ny's! Maxwell. The "Admiral" holds I j cleared and their transfers approved ''I low (approximately 100 weif detached -
Ing now. forth, (occasionally) over In DUIIO- of this :year roll around by the Sixth Naval District prior to last week) :
Whether nut oll're entitledto ing 510, the Adv. AEM School Thomas R. Murray, SClc will be ,
or : in Charleston
) headquarters prior
To rfllk.'a.: .: John S. Nuholt
to I ,
of talking I
jour old job when 3011 getoutaud A couple guys were faced with a new problem although
how' tan protectynur "Bub" Maddux last Sunday night reached (Ito receipt of the order halting all AOMlc; to Boston: Crawford G.
bout by now maybe he's
job rights. about the tough life he leads..- | transfers for a week. The one Beaman, Sic; to Baintridge:
what with alt those watches and a decision.At week's stay of transfers was
How you can convert those I James M. McGraw CBM; to Shoemaker -
skills jini'\e learned the NavyS stuff that've been avoiding him that time he will have completed | caused by a urge influx of men Calif.: Robert E. Caidimt,

to peace-time, civilian enterprise like poison lately In reply to the six years of service in the fix>m overseas to ports in thisi CSK; Grant A. Anderson BM2c;

and occupation.What question "What's your watch tonight Navy, having enlisted back in 1939 i country In order to process them I to Great Lakes: Martin J, Arnx,
?" Maddux replied, "Got a and avoid overflow at ports and
kind of a preference you an AOMlc; Donald Cartwright, I'hM
horizontal all I have to do Is shortly! after he turned 18. Now, 'separation centers it
can expwt' as veteran when job was necessary le, Romo Emery, PhM3c, Theodore
Making a Got eminent job. lay there and sweat it out" My after a half dozen years in it, to delay for eight days proc J, Shaw, AOMlc; to Lido Beach,
You may need to straightenout heart bleeds for him George Murray isn't too sure he wants to essing and transfer of men at shore Long 'Island: John W. Spence,
your legal affairs before demons, a quiet sort of a fellow, get out. He will still have (K> daysto stations in Continental United AOM3c, James A. Kerr, ARMlc;
decide whether not he
or wantsto
homing off. You an get assistance became a pop again on Sept 2Mh. States to Charleston, S. C.: Viiginia
through the Legal Assistance Both wife and little one are doing re-enlist. 1 Among the officers already detached Rhodes, PhM2c.
nicely Larry Lohman Adv,, This ship'scook
Officer on wills, powers of are Comdr. Walter L. I To Jacksonville: Marshall' L.
attorney, contracts, etc. AEM School acquired a shiny (who says Sharit, former First Lieutenant
Lincoln while on leave kind of I ; Gann, ARM2c, John W. Bittn 'r,
Pensions, medical care, hospi- 1941 Zephyr I any Comdr. Harold W. Rinesmith of SpiAllc Carl A. Swanson AFJT
recently and he's as!! proud of it as vessel at is ;
tali ration and similar benefits I sea i the dental department of the NAT-
le James R. Smith, BMlc Theo
blame him
be Who )
he can
be can better than it
or right which will yours a* TC Dispensary; Lieut. William T.
G. Morss, AOMlc, Boles M Erv-
other he noticed a little
will be described In de The day is ashore) first
veteran r Hudtwalker, former Officer in -
ans, CPhM, Cecil Murrah. CSK
water had settled in the trunk. He ,
served on the o
tail. I Charge of the AEM Advanced
tried to bail it out with no success. C. E. Stillman. AOMlc, ChailtyB.
Personal problems those individual USS Texas, but I
School Comdr.
( ; Lieut. Samuel TFrench .
Reeves, CSKlc Herman I).
Finally he decided that he would
that can't be when the USS
quirks former Legal Officer
; Doss ACEM, John E. Daniel SK
have to punch two or three holesIn
covered in kind of generality Cleveland was
any Lieutv Comdr. Miller
Wesley N. of
le Don H. Burnham AEMlc '
the trunk for the water to run -
need dl 'ulI"lon. Manyof being readied ,7
-may the AEM School Lieut. Comdr.
; Reiff PhMlc John A. Wenrd
with anda ,
out. Armed a long punch
them can be straightened before for commissioni
Calvin W. Kuykendall, former Of- '
you ever get to a reparation heavy hammer he went to work. ing at Philadel- T, R. Murray j ficer-in-Charge of the AutomaticPilot Sp1Alc't'illiant( B. Chapman,
c..nt..r.. and that's anotherfacility He took a mighty swing and the phia, Murray was sent there to be 'AOMlc, James W. Gushing!!! AOM
which" will be made available punch started on its downward on hand when that cruiser was E.School Simpson; Lieut.former Comdr.aide to Richard the- le, John M, Feeney, AOMTIcl)
Raymond B. Gatlin. AOMlc Wil.
here plunge, through the trunk, into commissioned.The :
all, the program to W the gas t'ank and it didn't stop Cleveland was in the thick Commanding Officer i ; Lieut liam A, Harris, AOMlc, Quentin
instituted here is designed to give until it had emerged from the bottom of the North African invasion, and 'j Comdr. JamE"V, Moore, former. B. Hibbs AOMlc, Arthur R. Stt'l-
Officer of the Day: and Lieut. AI.I
thorough answers to any of the gas tank. Reminds me so was Murray He saw the peltingat ; wagen AOMlc, Eddie'W. TrusdtOl,
to I I belt C. Strand of the Medical SK2c Lee F. Vincent :
Bumstead AOMlc
of questions than you prob- of Dagwood trying Casa Blanca and some more
your his bills. .. Corp, and Lieut. Otto Flsegg, Robert B. O'Neal, AEMlc, Paul
ably can expect to get at separa- save on plumbing I duty in the North Atlantic; and
tion centers; and getting the answers WAVE Virginia Jones!!, a nativeof then the Cleveland was sent to the I r'of.the.Day. tt/ E. Perrin. ACEM Herald G. Ter-
now...before you ever shove Florida incidentally, plans to South Pacific where she! and her The following student officers i! rill, ACEM, Gene C. Herbert, HA
off--may mean spending less time take herself off to Denver, Colorado crew were in the thick of some have been detached: Gunner JamesJ lc, Orville C. Bonsey, SKlc, Eugene .

at that last Navy stop. when she has accumulated heavy combat Munda Point, the Sullivan, Lieut. John A. Rogers A. Adams Sic, Luther Q.Chastain .
Further' word on details will be enough points for discharge, She Coral Sea; New Georgia Korovo, Lieut. Comdr. Mack K. Greenberg; AEMlc,- James M. Skin7ner :

passed on via the Morning Orders, has a position all 'lined up with a Kula Bay, and a host of other Lieut. Ross!!! W. Thompson Lieut. AOMlc, Leland J. Jf'n lJOu.

Ship's Company and Students Division nationally ,known firm of insurance once-ln-the-news spots In the Pacific Julian W. Bailey, Lieut. WilliamF. AEMlc, Myron :M. Wandrey, CSpT,
Officers and will be published brokers. That was her business -. ale all familiar ground to Drake Lieut. Daniel W. B. Mur- I Thomas M. White AOM. .Jeaiui,
in the Jax Air News. before the war. IVntlnued OH Page Twelve phy Lieut. John C. Taggart Lieut. C Tobin SIc.


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" NATENTERTA -'Straight Word on Aviation ElectricityIn NATTC Football Begins; T Turret' I

.. Takes Opening Game From AEM

Two NATTC football squad
-I I were introduced to sailor and Ma.
Minus Ceremony rine spectators last Friday when
a the first game of the Center's 194&
--- intramural football season got tuh,

1 T Division 'Ball'Club der way.. When the whistle b'.
MOVIE SCTOI at the end of the last cJght-minun.

quarter, Turret School's eleven
).\V-ISLE OF THE DEAD Passes OutOct. was on top of a 6-0 score over
WATCH DOG Disney Cartoon; at 18 I AEM (A) School.

N\irni>.\Y-M1LDRED P1ERC 4, 1943: AAP-With little The abbreviated quarters cut
Carson: PECK UP YOUR TROUBLES pomp and no ceremony, the Boardof down considerably the amount of
and 20CM Directors of the "T" Division's actual football play the spectators

lTNn) "'-THE GREAT JOHN a softball interests drew up a document were handed and whether or not

Lands Darnell, TRAP HAPPY PORK a today officially disbandingthe the short sessions will C9ntinue

and 20t>'). powerful softball aggregation, throughout the season was a moot
known throughout the area as "the question early this week. Lieut.
MOM>,VY .%M) Tl !>: 1>.VY-MA
team that made Milwaukee fa C. C. Kelley, officer-in-charge of
Rudy Vallee r mous." football, planned to play the eight-
M Kl)N KM: ).VY-OUTLAWS: OF Immediately after the "breakingp" minute periods at least through

Starrett: and Tex Harding! DANCE I of the team was announced, Tuesday as an "experiment," to see
at 1SOO and 2000 the Medical Department requestedthat just how the return to Eastern

_._ ,- _._.. the separate members of the Standard Time would affect the
group be given an examination, in daylight hours for play.
W : the interests of science, to deter As a result of the short periods
mine what qualifications are unnecessary : spectators didn't see a great deal
to become an outstanding of actual play, but what they did
softball player. see gave them plenty of assurance
__ t the two schools for Aviation Electrician's: Mates (primaryand Seeking the cause of his uncanny that the grade of Intramural foot
advanced) at the Natal Air Technical Training Center students "batting eye," Sidney (n) Schiliski ball handed out at NATTC this fa)

get the know-how on aviation electricity. Charts diagrams, schematics was subjected to an extensive eye will be rugged enough with soH

af'w and a host of other equipment are utilized to make learningmore test. Having a bit of trouble, at tricky, well-executed pIa y i n]
complete at these schools. Upon completion of the two the outset, at reading a' chart, dished up.
courses, the men know aviation electricity in and out-and have an Schiliski was told to walk toward The two teams played the opener
understanding of electricity to the point where they ran step Into a the wall until he could discern the before approximately 1500 fans,
number of civilian jobs. lettering. The cast will be removed some of whom were German prisoners '
from his nose in three of war who lined the barbed
; weeks. wire barricade of their area after
Veteran Of Yorktown Now
'. AttendingAEM Outfielder Znamirowski receiveda returning there from their work

wink from a Wave corpsman, details.
which was the first time this sea- The one lone score of the game
r t// School Recalls Kyushu BattleWhen son he got to first base.. came early in the opening quarteron

Infielders Hesson, Jotter, and a 30-yard pass from Fullback
Herbert E. Stouffer, AEM3c Rudman were given a bloodpressure Foote who played a jam-up game

of New Castle, Delaware, returned test by a corpsman who the whole way to Left Halfback
to the States on 28 May Match Play Will turned in his findings to a medical I White. Turret had initiated the

I 1945, the very first thing he did officer. The corpsman is now up. play by kicking to AEM but a fum-
was marry the Delaware girl who Start Next WeekClubs for medical discharge.The I ble on their 30 gave Turret posses
had waited for him for the 23 remainder of the team took I sion of the ball. White went wide
I months he served on board the have been swinging like their turn and after an around his left end to effect the

t> rofilesContinued USS Yorktown in the Pacific. they've never been swung before. tion that set science examina'i tally.

I I A recent bridegroom, Stouffer is Balls have been soaring while seven years, returned to From there on out it was a back-
Aviation Electri homes looking and-forth game with the ball inside
from Page Eleven attending the our hopeful golfers sing-out witha spective already !
I cian's Mate "B" School at the forward to the coming season i the 30-yard stripes most of the
Murray. "fore. Too late, bang, it konk-
Naval Air Technical Training Center when, perish forbid, they will once time.
.('' Between manning battle stations in Jacksonville. ed the poor guy. more run rampant over the unfortunate AEM had a chance late in the
when had to be manned Mur- I
they ,
was in the galley. After "Boot" camp at Newport, Anyway, it's been fun getting teams lucky enough to be I game when Fullback Thacker recovered
fumble the Turret
"Is there much diference be- Rhode Island, Stouffer was as- started, and it'll be more fun when in the same league with them. a on
25-yard: line but Turret held
tween cooking the food aboard signed to the Yorktown, where his the match-play begins nfxt weekin ly and took; possession1 :On

ship and on shore?" he was asked. job dealt mainly with the electrical the All-Station Golf Tourna Several Reserves same stripe. A 15-yar' firm1m
maintenance on SB2C's, F6F's,
"I think it's better aboard ship. ment. hurt, placing Turret 'deep11in their ,
You ,know just how many you'recoking and TBM's-the carrier's planes. ",I
for on a ship---how manyin I No one questions the inclusionof The qualifying round of the own kicked territory out to but rthey1IQuickly fh
tourney comes to a close on Sunday Attracted To USN
the crew and how many offi the Yorktown at the top of the I ended a few minute:laU after:
and all must
cers. At a shore station, they can combat list.
Turret had taken ovesba ball and
bring in any number they want, or' When, in the battle off Kyushu, their score listed with Jack Harvey Nearly a dozen enlisted men McLean of AEM: had.'recovered a li'
send them out You plan for 4,000 as the Franklin smoldered In tournament supervisor, by have either transferred to the regular Turret fumble 01the ,.,.yal'd'
and it be Increased' from the Naval Reserve
over night may flames, and enemy aircraft was Navy stripe.
to 5,000, or reduced to 3,000. Thoseare I strongest, the Yorktown took There is still time for the slow or have re-enlisted during the past I During the balance of the football
the kind of headaches you don't ones to get their hand in for the few days, it was revealed this weekin
aboard many of the Franklin'sF4U's season, two games will be
when at worth of to be awarded office of W. JL Seals
have in the galley sea. Marine fliers who had beenon $150 prizes the Lieut. played each week. Tomorrow afternoon
In addition to his tours of dutyin the winners. Call Harvey at Re-enlistment Officer. "
Combat Air Patrol andcouldn't the "Bombers, composed
Mediterranean the Atlantic 8157 to enter. those who continuo
the the Some of are
land Franklin'storn of
on largely Ship's Company men
and the Pacific, Murray did a i Rules for the tournament are ing their duties in the Navy have
deck. with a few others, and AEM will
stretch in the U. S. Naval Hospital available at the golf shack and several years of service behind
The FiU's and their pilots stayed play. Tuesday afternoon, the"Bombers"
not of his own choosing, how be obtained for the asking them but others
three the may are younger men,
days on Yorktown. When and Turret School had
ever. A ruptured appendix forced 18 and 19 of who have
years age,
left the Yorktown their
they along first encounter. The Turret
the transfer to Seattle. A rooster strutting around the
the in the
with other ships in Task Force 58, recognized opportunities School team is coached by Special.
In spite of the training he's had covered the Okinawa campaign. barnyard early one Easter Sunday Navy and plan to follow it as a ists Fenders and Berrett; the AEM
in the having to came across a nest of
galley up morning
gone career. Some were students and
Action? of it. One and
Plenty early by Specialists Reynolds
the second grade as a ship'scook brightly colored He cockedhis attached
pay eggs. others were to Ship'sCompany.
in mid Roussa and the "Bombers"
morning April Japanese ; by
Murray has little Intentionof head and thought a while_ .
planes came over-bombers, fight. Specialists Rymer and Lamparelli.
using that experience on the then made a beeline across the Here art the men who up
ers, Kamikazes. And while the The starting lineups last Fri
outside, if he goes outside. He'sseen barnyard and knocked hell out of through-last Saturday had trans
Yorktown suffered no great damage day:
enough of food in the rough, the
peacock. ferred to the regular Navy from
she did not unscathed. Turret l.u. AEM
ranges, vats, etc., to last him all escape ,
'One miss hit the starboardside Bender LE McClean
life. However near
through his civilian ,
if he stays In the Navy, it probablywill shrapnel penetrated the deck, I'77s a Lucky Horse I Kowalachuk LT Senbart
be back to the galley." but she did as much damage to Silwanomlcz LG Van Cannon
Besides his wife, whom he mar the Jap-held positions as she nor Labot C Poltnek (C)

ried In June of 1944, Murray's major mally would have. "What's shrap. O'Rourke RG Frew
Interest is a blooded cocker nel to us?" Stouffer asks. Cerame (C> RT Arnold

spaniel But neither his wife nor During the entire campaign, all Baltlck RE Shevock
work to the carrier's air Foster Butcher
the dog stood up very well under repair QB
the Florida climate ... and that's craft was done at night Stouffer White LH BenjamUB,
the ship's cooks major complaint explains it this way: Bowen RH Hultgro'"

against Florida. He's been stationed "All our aircraft was up all day, Foote FB Thacker
here since June of 1944. either on patrol or in the middleof Officials: Referee, Stefani; umpire

__. x___ things. So the planes could be ; : Colyer; and head linesman
ready for their men the next day, Loper.
Two New OfficersAre or whenever they wanted them, we t

Named To PostsLieut. worked and repaired at night. The discouraged( owner of a
"It's more tedious at night, of small coffee shop in Ohio gave up

Comdr. C. R. Conger has course," he admitted, "but it's a s the ghost and placed a sign on the
been named Offlcer-ln-Charge of good kind of being tired, to know door: "No coffee, no sugar, no
the Automatic Pilot School at that because of what you were do- help, no oil, no heat, no profit; if
NATTC, succeeding Lieut. Comdr. Ing, more damage could be done to you want a square meal join the
C. K. Kuykendall who has been the Japs." Navy."

returned to inactive duty. Sleep? Well, Stouffer explainedthat.

Another appointment to the Magistrate: What's your name
head of a school recently made is "We slept after the planes were and occupation and what are you
that of Lieut. R. C. Waterhouseto repaired and checked off as okay! charged with?
the Advanced AEM School succeeding Mainly we slept from 4 A.M. to 9 Prisoner: My name i* Sparks,
Lieut. W. T. Hudtwalker or 10. Sometimes, though, whenwe I'm an electrician, and I'm charged
who also has been returned to inactive could repair in the mornings, with battery.
duty. we slept in the afternoons."It Magistrate: Put him in a dry
--X- was split up to hell," he says, cell.
the "but it wasn't too bad. We didn't
"A modern gentleman, says
o" Wave, "13 one who can't bear to mind staying up all night It kinda the Reserve: John B. Dyson, AEM2c .
a woman standing in a bus, so reminded us of being back In the ; Donald W. Margrave, 82c;'i
see '
h. closes his eyes." I States and on liberty again" (It Donald W Pray, S2c; Virgil Win- .
was so different.) kles, Sic; Maurice B. Wolford,
Stouffer wears the American S2c; Howard E. Herman Sic
Isn't It odd how people who "or I Theatre, Asiatic Pacific (with one .e (AEM); Timothy J. Sullivan, Sic
dinarily don't drink" can murder : silver and two bronze stars authorized (AEM); George F. Bright, S2c;

a quart when they visit you. i to date) and Philippine .__. -- -- Robert J, Grasmuck, S2c; JosephA.

'liberation bar with one star, as Just because this is the sports page, and there ought to be sports Montagna, S2c; Frederick K,
The measure of a man's character combat ribbons picture, on It, It seemed like a good Idea to present to you this Rawlings, Sic(AEM)} and HowardW.
Is what he would do if he knewhe And with a comparatively new beautiful horse, for after all, aren't they" the "king of sports" Or Ritchie, S2c.

would never be found out wife for an incentive he says, "I'm In It the sport of kings Or In, It that we're a little confused about Enlisting for another hitch were

I glad we got this thing over. It'd the whole tiling after taking a good look at the horse's companion.And Floyd L. Kline, ACEMAA); IUch-
Do right and fear no man be nice to be a civilian electrician's with France Langford in the picture, we don't know yet why ard A. Roloff, ACOMAA); and
don't write and fear no woman. I mate again.. KKO thought it necessary to include the hone in the photo James T. Carney, ACFCPA),

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