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I Vol. 4-No.6 18 April, 1946

Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Training CommandU.



,,;, New Funds Allocution

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; I". System Brings Chan es

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'L,' T. ; Public Works Furloughs 400;

a ,f;t t h' ar Aviation Training Affected

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:Major changes in operations of various departments of

'ff the Air Stationloomed this week, under the impetus of a

i new funds allotment system. In place of a lump sum former..

; ly granted to NAS, under the new plan each department receives
.: a specific fund, which cannot be transferred to meet

deficiencies of another.As .
.. ;: r ;t-
t, one of the reactions, I
Public Works Department sent quest is being made to up the
400 of its 1000 employes, mostly April allotment from 66000. In

' manual laborers, home on furloughthis March approximately $162,000 was
.: ,.. cw week. expended by that unit, mostly for
a ,I Another sweeping change ap- aviation gasoline and oil. If no in-
to' peared likely in Aviation Training,
crease is granted, flight operationsmay
. t : :,.
I unless the current appropriationis be almost halved.
revised by the Navy Department -
+ ) On the other hand, a steady increase -
Comdr. Ralph L. Shifley,
7 in funds to Assembly and
superintendent of that depart-
is included in the station
1 ,, r '. ment, said Wednesday that are-, Repair
II allotments for April, May and
... ,,-- June. It has been granted approx-
,t't. Like Dust In imately $756,000 for April, and an
'.. only slightly smaller amount for

,.).' r., Your Eye? No? May.
". Assembly and Repair is currently
r" engaged in intensive work on
j" Here's Answer R4D transport planes, eight of
which are being completely recon-
t How do you like dust in your ditioned each month. In other
erer A sure way to prevent that phases of operations this depart-
1 unfortunate situation, accordingto ment is also maintaining a heavy
e r Comdr. Paul E. Emrick, is to work load.Practically,
( stay off the grays Ills plea to
all hands to help maintain the every department on
I station grounds Is particularly the station, from Ordnance and
of the Gunnery to Supply (to take some
urgent, lie said, because
loss of POW workers, and cur- random examples) is being affect
[ tailment of other personnel ed by the new allotment system.
maintain and Whether personnel reductions will
\ available to grass
flowers. come in other departments than
Public Works is still undecided.
r executive officer
The station
There are approximately 6,200 civil -
) pointed out that the quickest service employes at NAS, Ce-
way to acquire an ugly, sandy cil Field and Mayport.
and dusty station, h to cut corners -
around these sidewalks. Com dr, Paul Emrick, executive
There are many established officer, urged that every effort be
paths across large fields, he said, encouraged to cut waste in small
/ where there Is no objection to ways such as turning off lights
alking. But when it comes to not needed, reducing unnecessary

the issue of saving a few stepsor water consumption, consolidationof
barracks now only half-filled,
saving the grass, that is an-
other matter. In the latter case and the like.
it Is the grass that counts, he Each department, Comdr. Em-
t said. rick emphasized, must cut its coststo
t. t meet the new allotments, con
tained in Station MemorandumNo.
} Mayport and Vero 16-46.
i '. .
DOROTHY IWEtUKN, SpGlc( and W, T, Blakemore, AOAUc:: stand reverently before me \..usa/ I Being Reduced to
f I on the banks of Casa Linda Lake behind the Station's Chapels where the traditional Easter Sunrise Must Re-Enlist Prior
} Service will be held Sunday morning at 0555. The service will be conducted by Chaplain Paul H. W.
Olander. The WAVES Choir will sing the Easter Anthem. I Caretaker StatusTwo To 1 July To QualifyFor

11 Demobilization To Be- Speeded New Personnel tion activities more Florida will be naval reduced avia-to Family AllowanceIn

caretaker status on 1 :May 1916. an effort to spur reenlistment
Officer For HAS After that date no aircraft will of USX men and shippingover
L By New Plan Effective 1 July be attached to or regularly operated of USNR men now, AINav 155
,. Comdr. Leroy V. Martin, Jr, as- from NAS Vero Beach, or points out that dependency allotments
, The system of lowering point scores for discharge or inactive sumed the duties of Station Personnel NAAS Mayport.A will continue for the families
'l"'II duty will be tossed overboard by the Navy after 15 June, and demo- Officer last week, succeed- minimum complement of Navy of only those men who reenlist -
bilization to post-war strength subsequent to previously announced ing Lt. Comdr. John L. Rhodes, personnel will be assigned to these I before 1 July. These allotmentswill
point scores through 15 June will be accomplished under a quota system Jr., who served in that capacityfor .stations to guard the property continue throughout the termof
[" it was stated last week in AlNav 161-46. the past 12 months.A against deterioration, damage, the new enlistment without
t ". All personnel eligible for separation under the demobilization pro- veteran of World War I, looting, and theft Civilian person- change or interruption for such

' gram, and not out by 15 June, will Comdr. :Martin was personnel officer nel, however, will, in so far as pos- men.Already
1 TAKES: OVER -I be transferred so as to arrive at for the P-l Division prior to sible, maintain these stations in a during the period between
appropriate separation centers I his appointment to his present caretaker status. Japan's surrender and 31
I post. The VRS-1 NATS Detachment, March, 189,905 men have decidedto
between that date and 20 August from NAAS continue their regular Navy sta-
Lt. Comdr. Rhodes is on termi- now operating May-
Personnel assigned to Ship's Company nal leave and will revert to retired port, will move to NAS Banana tus, or have shipped over to it, according -
I of separation centers are not I status at the end of this period. River on 26 April.of to the AINav.
covered by this AINav, but will be -
processed for separation in accordance -
I with instructions to be Sunrise Serviceaster Morning Will
I issued by BuPers.
Under the new system, 30 per I
Mark Climax of Week Observancechaplain
cent of the personnel shall be Holy
transferred so as to arrive at Sep-
betwen 1 and 11 ,
Cens July July
I An Easter Sunrise Service on the
30 per cent between 15 July and shore of Casa Linda Lake will climax -, CSpW( ) Robert Kee, will sing will preach at the Gen
28 July, 25 per cent between 29 II a week of religious worshipat "Prayer," by Drozhof, and "Lights eral Divine Service at 1045. His
July and 11 August, and 15 per the Catholic and Protestant Glittering Morn," by Parker. Captain subject will be "Immortality."
cent between 12 August and 20 Chapels which began on Palm Sun- Francis Lee Albert, senior Chaplain E. W. Andrews will
August. day. This particular service is for conduct the NATTC Service at
.... Each of the above quotas will all Protestant denominations. : GOOD FRIDAY MUSICTO 0930. The theme of his sermon will
consist of the designated percent The traditional service at dawnis be "The Mighty Conqueror." At
ages of male officers, female of- scheduled for 0555 with Chap- HIGHLIGHT RADIO the Vesper Hour at 1815 Chaplain
ficers, nurses, male enlisted per- lain Paul H. W. Olander preaching PROGRAM FRIDAYThe Olander will bring the message on
4CAPTAIN sonnel, and female enlisted personnel Ion the theme, "A New Dawn." It "The Road Continues."
L -and not the percentage of the commemorates that first Easter weekly "Just Call Me Mis- With the exception of a Solemn
Robert C. Johnson, combined total.Composition I dawn when the triumphant news ter" broadcast will offer a Good High Mass which is to be offeredup
above, has succeeded Captain of quotas and sih- of the Resurrection came to those Friday program tomorrow night at 0930, the schedule of Masseson
Daniel B. Ventres as NAS Pub- gle groups within quotas has been early Christians. The WAVES featuring the Protestant Choir of Easter Sunday at St. Edward's
lic Works Officer. Recently returned left to the discretion of commandIng Choir, under the direction of Ben- 40 voices in traditional Good Fri- Chapel will remain the same as on
from duty with the Seabees officers, but the AlNav directed jamin Rhodes, SpW)2c( ) will sing day music. other Sundays. Low Masses will
'o.' In the Pacific, Captain that consideration be given first "When The Dawn Was Breaking," Soloists will be Meta Stromen, be celebrated at 0630, 0830, 1100.
Johnson reported to Jacksonvillefrom to high point personnel, second to by Dickenson. Y2c, and Fred Katterheinrich, and 1700 The Solemn High Mass
Washington. Captain Ven- low point personnel, and third to At the Morning Worship Services ART3C. Meta will sing "Pants An- will be preceded by a short con.
tres has returned to the Depart- those who have remained on active at All Saints' Chapel the Pro- gelicus" and Fred's solo will be cert of appropriate Easter
ment of Interior. Continued on Page Three I testant Choir under the direction i: "The Holy City." Continued on Page i'ouel



Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 18 April, 1946

. LEG SHOW Tests Offered To Thirty HAS Officers ,


Complete High Approved For USN

d *. School CreditsThe By Selection BoardThirty r !

Educational Services Office NAS officers who have REPORTERliy

now offers General Educational applied lot transfer to the Regular

Development tests on either the Navy have been approvedby ,
high school or the college level. I the Selection Board convenea -

Each set of tests takes ten hours 1 by the Secretary of the Navy to I Lois A. Letter, Vic r
} w to complete. I consider such applications, accord-
These examinations will be giv-' ing to AINav 167. QUESTION If you were to don

en Monday through Friday from Eventual appointment to the ,civilian clothes for the Easter

0800 until 1630 upon appointmentwith Regular Navy must await final enactment Parade what \yould you be
the Educational Services Officer of the transfer legislation wearing 7DELORES
i in Bldg. 930. now pending before Congress, NOWERY, Y2c, Philadelphia -
Successful completion of the and the number of appointmentsthis Pa.
tests on the high school level legislation will authorize. Finally 'There's' IF about it-I'll be

may mean credit toward gradua- the Senate must confirm all wearing a ,dusty rose suit with
tion. The State Departments of appointments brown accessories open shoes--as .-

Education in 45 of the 48 states This is the first list of officers opep as I can get them.Oh., Hap- .
recommend that this credit be approved by the Selection Board. py Day!"

give A high score on the Subsequent lists will coma out- asas ANITA BERGA r"V'__ '
r r
college level exams will bring I ;oouiheBoaj.;;: f make them see, Fla.

high as sixteen semester hours available. If I were in the Easter Parade
credit in most cases. When appointments become final -
civilian style, I would like towear
These examinations were made the appointees will be notified. an aqua gabardine suit with white
up and standardized under the die The directive will include instruc-
feminine blouse, small white straw
rection *)>f the American Councilon tions as to action such officers a'
hat, white bag and gloves, brown
xi'ti : Education when It was recognized must take to complete the process and white spectator pumps and
that skills formal education
The NAS officers appearing on
nylon hose. Oh, yes, I would like
seeks to develop in the student this list include Lt. Comdr. William to have one-and-only-eetld mea
: my
may also have been developed in S. Adajnl, Lt Comdr. RalphM. of white gardenias ..
the serviceman through travel, Bagwell, Lt. Robert M. Barnes,
work experience, service schools, Lt. Thomas Q. Bevan, Lt- (jg) ETHEL CARLSON, Sic, Roch- 4

4 a reading, or wide associations.The John M. Black, Lt (jg) WarrenM. ester, N. Y. y I
'\ high school level examinations Boozer, Lt Comdr. John Q "I'd have a new hair-do and a
I test the student in five fields: Carter, Lt Lewis M. Cobb, Lt. hat with lots of flowers something -
reading and interpretation of ma- Comdr. Kenneth K. Dalquist, Lt. really crazy. A beige suit
terial in social studies science, lit- C erature, grammar, and mathematics ton K. Dennis, Lt Comdr. FrankD. bag and black patent leather sling
J J The college level student Dobyns, Lt. (jg) James C. pumps-that's my dream."

.:. .1 must show his knowledge of the Dowdy, Lt. (jg) Wendell G. Gordon FAYE KETCHAM, Y3c, Shreve- ..
first four fields but has an optionof Lt (jg) George A. Hecker, port, La.

"Jt>: T THE GIRL to model nylons! 1st Lt. Tom Grinnell talks trigonometry, geometry, college Lt. Comdr. John H. larrobino Lt "My outfit would consist of a
up Mrs. A M Phillips' legs (not her nylons), in "The Most Beautiful algebra, or he may omit the math- Steve G. Kona, Lt. William O. semi-dressy print dress of (don't

I Legs" contest at the recent VSB party The audience however, ac- ematics test altogether.t Kuencer, Lt Comdr. Elmer Maul Lt., laugh) light blue. I'd add to this ,-
claimed Mis G O. Bomfa's (Center) the most gorgeous gams at L*. John L. McMahon Jr. black patent sandals and purse,
the gathering. Comdr. Richard A. Monfort, Lt. white gloves and a fairly sensiblehat
Navy Education (jg) William R. Preston Lt.
--- (If there is such a thing) and

Air Will I I Continuance Is James Howell,Ritchie Lt Comdr., Lt.Henry Kenneth V. Se-H. really be all set," -' J JI
Reserve.Training HELEN BREUNINGER, Sk3c
bach, Lt John D. Shea Lt. (jg) ....
Gilbert L Tracy, Lt. Merriwell W. Sheboygan: Wis.
Being UrgedRegular Everett E. Wig- I, "One thing I wouldn't have is ahat
1 Need Recruits I Vineyard Lt (jg)
July; j I or Reserve officers on ington, Lt Comdr; Joe W Wil- -.I hate them. I'd mix a bright 'j
dress with of spike
Plans active or Inactive duty are being liams. print a pair
for actuation of the Naval Air Preserve Training heeled, toe-less and heel-less ml

Unit in the Jacksonville area are nearing completion, and it urged to maintain an active par- shoes the shoes would be the
ticipation in correspondence courses -
is expected that the Jacksonville Unit will start functioning offered by the USNR Educa- most important thing to me." j

about 1 July, it was announced this week by Comdr. E. L. tional Center in New Orleans regardless S U Z Y SNODGRASS, ASS,

James, Jr., the outfit's executive officer. of the cessation of hostilities \ Brooklyn, N. Y.
the according to a directive "Well kid, I'll tell ya. It's like
Although Hesen'e.program will not into effect ,
go ..
received here this week. this, see. I got me a dress-it fits
until then, inactive reserve ----
who have like a dress should fit and has
will be given the opportunity priorto been recommended officer mate- SALTY HUMOR FROM flowers all over, see, I wear a hat
that time of hours
flying six
month of interim. This is designedto per rial by their commanding officers ,' HERE AND THEREThe with a big brim and long slinky
are also eligible for enrollmentAn black gloves Gee, kid, ya really
aid the pilot maintain his high
officer or qualified enlistedman ought to see It-I paint quite a
degree of proficiency in flying un- on active duty who wishes to Chain of Command, No Doubt picture, believe me!!!"
til the Reserve program starts, air take one of these courses should Accompanied by a driver, an t t
groups organized, and regular write an official letter via his com American Navy captain in a motor
scheduled flights and drill periods I manding officer to the Officer in vehicle was stopped by the sentryon
with pay inaugurated.The I The Navy is once mOle on Charge USNR Educational Center guard at a cross-roads. AVC Will' Meet At

local unit, which has its speaking terms with Dan Cupid. Room 306 Custom House, New "Who goes there ?" Mayflower Next WeekThe
present headquarters at Cecil 'j Any WAVE who wishes to join her Orleans, La. "One American captain, a one-
Field, is part of the nation-wide husband stationed in one of the An officer on inactive duty tn: truck of" fertilizer, and a Jacksonville chapter of the

program of training designed to overseas areas now open to civil- should send his request directly to Sea2c." American Veterans Committe invites -
have a Naval Air Reserve of ap- ian dependents may request dis- the above address. They were allowed to proceedbut all service men and womento

proximately 6,100 pilots organized charge. All requests should include full at every cross-roads they went its fifth meeting, Tuesday 23
into air groups who will be readyto Such a equest is not contingentupon name, file number, classification through the same formula. Aftera April at 2000 in the MayflowerHotel.
go into immediate action should length of service, date of duty station (if on active duty) time the driver asked if they .

another emergency arrive.In marriage, number of points or military and mailing address. were likely to be stopped again."I Its membership is open to all

order to provide such a program necessity. But WAVES who The Center expects enrollees to guess so," replied the cap- men and women, either serving
several thousand enlistedmen have signed over until September submit one lesson a month in all tain. with or honorably discharged from
must be used to provide the 1946 or July 1947, are excluded courses except Navigation; Navigation "Well, captain," said the Sea2c, the armed services merchant marine -

maintenance of the planes in these from this plan.So students should submit one the next time we are stopped or allied forces. It began in .

air groups Highly desirable jobsas girls if you joined the Navyto lesson every two weeks. If for any would you mind giving me priority 1943, and now boasts a 40,000
station-keepers are open which see the world while :your husband reason, however, the student requires I over the fertilizer?" membership, including many
will permit a man to be on active was in service, and promptlygot extra time or help, he need --- prominent veterans
duty near his home and enjoy mostof stuck in one command, now'a only address his request to the A Man of Few Words

the privileges of a regular en- :your chance to do something aboutit Center. :Mark Anthony made two famous -
listment, but still not be subjectto and make a home for the man All assignments will be promptly speeches. One was at Caesar's Commercial

transfer to other areas. of jour heart, too! corrected, graded and returnedto grave, when he said, "I come to I

"We want the best men in this If you catch Lo Rae Lenhartnear the officer, and upon completionof bury Caesar, not to praise him." Bulletin
area for these choice billets," a piano sometime, nave her the course, his final grade will The other was at Cleopatra's tent r '

Comdr. James said. "It is our opinion play that Hungarian folk song she be entered in his service jacket at midnight, when be said, "I Julletin will be accepted until apace u .'wJ
that this new Reserve program knows Some of the chords requireher The Educatoinal Center offers didn't come here to talk." felled .;1.'f. Ml* ,

is offering something unusual to to use a complete forearm to courses in Navy Regulations and FOR SALE V
the man who wants to work wit: reach them. Customs, Military Law, Seamanship No Doubt a Super Salesman Studio ,touch $20 2 oct'aaionnl ..hain. f( I
the latest in aircraft development New Separation Rule Communications Ordnance Before they had enlisted the each, 1 Road mun lifter bicycle 140Vtomilete US..: K7J: Cumberland \

To get the beat qualified men, and You've been here in Jax lo these and Gunnery, Navigation, International three sailors had all been salesmen household furnishing, except
still be ready to go on 1 July, interested many months, and just never have Law, Naval Engineeringand And now they sat lit the pub hav- kitchen $225; portable (,010- .
Electricity, and Diesel Engi- na typewriter, in very good "ndlt..ioll;
ing a quiet beer and talking shop
must contact ,
personnel us around to MiamifHere's M
gotten seeing baby burry. reasonable.' Lt. K, H, ixJmeiy -
before that date" your chance! (In fact, yin. neering.All One had been a liquor salesman. lei. 2-711.
Comdr. James can be reached at 1 can't avoid it!) After 15 Apni Naval officers must take a "You know," he said, "I hate to Baby buggy In good condition IIS. boob y
correspondence course in Navy cheat of drawer. In wood condition SI6.nuriery ;
Hangar 14, Cecil Field, or by WAVES will be separated at the and Customs unless see a woman drink alone. chair, |25. 1J41U Randolph 81, 1
phoning extension 230. Officer\.ele-I center nearest their duty stations, Regulations The second had been a food NAS. 1
enlisted personnel are being I rather than nearest their homes. they have been exempted for some salesman, and he quietly added Moreno burntr, oil circulating heater -
unless have perfect condition Ext. 8821.
special reason or they 1
to contact the outfit and get further I Soooo, Miami, here we come! Naval that he hated to see a woman eat Living room furniture including 2,1 l_
such in
completed a course a .
information. I I To get an idea of what the well- alone. sofa set, 8 end-table*, 1 rug mid I floor ,
Training,School. The two of them looked at the lump reasonable. 4543 Tlmuquana HUM
Reserve enlisted personnel de- dressed ex-WAVE will wear, drop t third man. He had been mattress Complete furniihingt for kitchen living
siring Stationkeeper duty near into WAVES barracksany eve- a room and bedroom Including rugs curtain .

their homes may, upon becoming ning. Each one is starting her civilian NEW PUNCH CARD salesman, 1250.*, will dishes be available picture,round utentila.May jctc.11234A .

eligible for separation submit a wardrobe now that the dayis A Hancock St". NAS.
request via their department head almost at hand. Candee Camp- AID :young lady and two sailors Living room, bedroom and kitchen furniture -
to the Station Personnel Officer bell, Estelle Winck, and Amber traveling on a train were seatedin a I no aids and end, ranonabl
the ( n boo time at 3421B Ik-wry
same compartment. 'Myname's teen any
requesting retention on active duty Kimmel were all shopping last Park.TnKHicement.
the first introduced
for a period of 45 days or more week-end. ring\ gold, pure white diamond -
himself, "but I'm no apostle." In renter with eight diamond
and transfer to one of the below
members the
Twenty-two fair of Yeomen, probably the most har- : ""Well my name's Peter," said on tide*. Must diapea.. of thil week
listed Naval Air Reserve Training Navy, however, have merely committed assed and of the Float fO take It. Worth great oVlmore
maligned group menin second sailor, but I'm
units nearest their homes: themselves to changingtheir I' (all Lxteniion 3tS.
the Navy, are finally having saint Two matched
mahogany lamp end table
NAS New York; NAS Squan- nail polish shades' and coif their burdens eased somewhat. "My name's Mary," said the like new. Inlaid with gold. border and /e
tum, NAS, Willow Grove; NAS, feurs for another 14 months.That' A new punch-card personnel accounting young lady gallery rail. Saerifice$25. 84J2B Taylor -
hesitantly "and
Atlanta; NAS, Memphis; NAS, right, 22 NAS WAVES so system, introduced by don't know what to say.," I ;I ilchen St,,bedroom pewey Park and, living after 5 room P. M,furni

New Orleans; NAS, Olathe; NAS, far have signed over to stay until BuPers to reduce the work load ture. 143311 (hild !'t,. NAS.
Grosse Hie; NAS, St. Louis; NAS, '47., of individual activity personnel offices ;monthly report of changes, and FOR RENT

Livermore; NAS, Los Alamitos; Recent Separatee Mary Land and to make pertinent per- the monthly enlisted personnel report hnre the hnuael Corner bedroom. workIng -
NAS, Dallas; NAS, Glenview; made herself a jacket to wear with sonnel data more readily availableto will be eliminated under the couple, reference, all expenMi awl
NAF Columbus, NARTU, NAS, slacks from her raincoat lining. utilities covered, no children or lets,
new system and
those directing ship and shore replaced by a electric wachlng machine Tel.2.4224"urnlnhixl .
Miami; NARTU NAS, Seattle; She bound it in white, cut it off : assignments, will come into use at I daily diary to be submitted each garage apartment (bedroom)
NARTU, NAS, San Diego; NAR to finger-tip length with manda naval activities beginning 2 July. I day by ships and stations to the with. bath near but line open pacefot
TU; NAS, Anacostia; NARTU, rin-like 6-inch slits at the side The quarterly muster roll the Personnel Accounting Offices of car, private entrance. Mr. W, AUmlwe ,
2975 fink St lei. 2345.:
NAS, Jacksonville; NARTU, NAS, seams. She even managed three- administrative commands. Most of WANTEDtifond : t

Norfolk; NARTU NAS, Hutchinson quarter sleeves. Sharpl! 716. Music lovers can simply shut these offices will be equipped with hand electric refrigerator. R. S.
Remember the fine records and the door up there and enjoy some the electrical accounting machinesto Hurst Ivxt. 6H7. .
Request forms may be obtained ,radio-phonograph to play them on of the world's greatest music in summarize the information me- Ride from Park 4 Cherry St.,. to NAS
from the Station Personnel Office.j topside In the Welfare Building, ; peace and solitude. chanically on punch cards. Monday to rriday. llourt H-4:30. JL.,
Itertrand. But. 8408.,



r I

18 April 1946 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three



l1 I

TOOK A POT OF JOE, about a dozen cokes,

and a couple of packs of smokes before the judges

finally picked a winner in the cartoon-naming contest

'. sponsored by the Jax Air News and the Welfare Department AMUSE E NT

.. The photographer caught the three Judges,

Alice Armstrong AerM3c, left, Bob Jones, Sic, and

Mary Jane Dickard, SpX)2c( ) right, deep in thought, y

arguing about a likely choice. When the smoke had

cleared away, Ens. J. L. Jones of Supply, upper left,

was the man chosen to-be made richer by a $25 prize.

During the past week the judges were unable to sleep, 1 I

claiming they constantly heard gnashing teeth in their
dreams. Must have been all the losers '


_'",", ._"__ .._,.w_ '_ "BEDLAM," with Boris Karloff. Shows at 1730 and 2000.
,' .......,. Y Y FRIDAY
'm .. ; "SPIDER WOMAN STRIKES BACK," with Brenda Joyce.'Show
J at 1730 and 2000. .
.. iit! "EASY TO WED" featuring Van Johnson and Ester Williams.
,, .,,'(/ t:. j\ Shows at 1430-1730-2000.
"HER KIND OF MAN," starring Zachary Scott and Faye Emerson. -
Shows at 1730 and 2000.
.. t. ., GOES MY LOVE," with Myrna Loy and Don Ameche. Shows

'. 1f at 1730 and 2000. THURSDAY

"LADY IN THE DARK," starring Ginger Rogers.. Shows. at 1730
i % and 2000.
( ?ar 4 :i .

7 Show at 2000 only
,, DOOD IT," starring Red Skelton. Show at 2000 only.

fi : "SPIDER WOMAN STRIKES SUNDAY BACK," with Brenda Joyce. Showat

2000 only..
--, --- '- -- -- i "EASY TO WED," starring Ester Williams and Van Johnson.
. Show at 2000
Enoch Light Will Play'AtCrew's I WEDNESDAY
t Hospital "HER KIND OF MAN," with. Zachary Scott and Faye Emerson.
Show at 2000 only.
Dance 25 April THURSDAY
:; Chatter "SO GOES MY LOVE," starring Don Ameche. Show at 2000 only.

: Another treat is in store for NAS dancers and music

> lovers when Enoch Light and his orchestra plays here for aCrew's .1 OTHER EVENTS
0.. and "Ah's" were ....
\ Dance on Thursday, 25 April. aplenty on Wednesday evening, DANCE-Enoch Light and his Orchestra, Mainside Auditorium at
: "I The famous outfit joins the parade of big-name bands April 17th. The reason for the 2030 Friday) March 26th.

.. ; I' :which have been brought here by the Welfare Department in sighs was the presentation of a I IIASEItALL-Mason Field-Saturday at 1300 "DoubleHeader"with
L: r: i recent months. In addition to the Crew's Dance Mainside Fashion Show by the Red Cross. : U. of Florida. -
-- Anything you could wish for, Including Wednesday 24th, Jacksonville Terminal at 1615.
f'L#;:', Auditorium on 25 April, the orchestra beach attire, evening and I Tennis-Brig Courts-Thursday, 18th NAS vs. Welch Hospital.
t4'i. will play for a dance at DRIVERS OF NAVY dinner gowns, sports wear, after- MAINSIDE LOUNGE Formerly the Reception Center located In

..... NAGS Yellow Water on Friday, 26 : noon and daytime dresses, was the South wing of Building No. 955, is open to NAS personnel. and their
April, and for an Easter Formal !1 VEHICLES MUST shown. Unless our ears deceived us I'I guests from 1000 to 2200 daily.
' there were a few "wishful think- ,I LIBRARY Located on second deck of Mainside Recreation Build-
'r at the Officers' Club Saturday :' COURTESY"One ers" In the audience. Who else Ing No. 3. Open from 1100 to 1400 and from 1600 to 2100 Monday
night, 27 April.Wellknown i would say, "Oh, to be a civilian?" through Friday Saturday from 0800 to 1630 and on Sunday from 1200

for the past 14 I of the easiest ways for the 5 to 2100.
..; years, the band played 16 weeks Navy to lose the public good will I SWIMMING Indoor swimming pool, recreational swimming'
Birthdays are too often forgot- 1800-2100. Outdoor schedule, Mon.-Fri. 0800-1900. Sat. 1000-1900. Sun.
': is to
:; / at New York's Capitol Theater, I which it now enjoys permit i ten things In the Navy, and so it 1200-1900.
4,1- and 32 weeks at the Hotel Lincolnthe discourteous driving of Navyowned was nice to hear that a gala birthday -
I Admiral Da- | BOXING-For information regarding workouts, contact Lieut. A.
:f' longest engagement of any vehicles warned, NAS civilian Ralph and 1 party was held on Wards A-7 I J. Hubino extension 593; or report to Mainside Mat after 1500.
... musical organization there. They vision recent directive. i and A-8 complete with cake and I GOLF Course open from 1000 to 2030 Monday through Saturday,
".''';. also played at Frank Daly's famed Navy drivers m a civilian drivers i ice cream. To add to the fun, the i I and 0800 to 2030 on Sunday. Golt clubs and balls are available at Golf
-to Terrace Room in Newark, N. J., 1 During the war, rudeness at I Camp and Hospital Committee House. Bathing trunks prohibited on Golf Course.
rt., at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New overlooked seeming service or i presented gifts to those patients ANCHORAGE-Open daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty
of personnel
'. )"1- .York, the Totem Pole, near Bos- the hands employees, who were with birthdays during the monthof cards and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason
ton, and at Atlantic City's Steel government ApriL
vehicles. Then .
I driving government !
"" Pier. Enoch has been the
: Light on
im TENNIS-Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Train-
winning the war was of-prime
;..' Coca-Cola Spotlight Bands broadcast Bidding people farewell is becoming I ing Building No. 726, and also on :Mat area corner of Mustin and
... 16 times, has appeared on the portance. quite a habit. This weekwe Yorktown Roads: ).
M '_.J Fitch Dbndwagon show, and is Since victory, however, this attitude waved goodbye to a few more I RhCKlTION: CENTER-The Reception Center, located In south
"":.t currently on the "Do You Want has been changing the Ad- Nurses and WAVES. Ens. C. Z. II wing of Building No. 955: is open to N.A.S. personnel and their guests.
I ,1 art To Lead A Band?" program Tues- miral pointed out. Once more Pipkin (NC) .USNR, who formerly from 1000 to 2200 dally.VOLLEYBALL .
..' days on the Mutual Broadcasting there is no excuse for breach of wrote this column, shoved off I ,\ :\ TOUCH o'OOTIU.LL-otficer personnel -
Civilians\ will
c' System, driving courtesy. for the Native :Medical School, I previously scheduled for sports in the Auditorium are requestedto
: i > give way to the vehicle driver of but a gov.ernm'ent this Guam, Marianas: Islands, for duty, meet at the gear issue room at noon daily for organized activities.
owned ,
cannot help but produce resent and Lt. Comdr. Marjorie A. Feige I ATHLE1IO GEAR Available in gear issue room, Building 3,
USN detached for
(NC) was dutyat
r., DemobilizationCJontinuM ment. In such circumstances, Ad- USNH USNTC, Great Lakes lower_._ deck.throughout..
-- -- ---- --- --
-> miral Davison added, civilians feel
Illinois. WAVES leaving within the entire country. AOM., Mainside: Score 9-0. The
from 1
Page off the I
t "that they are being run
the next week are Harriette Winner I girls have yet to play their first
: 1 duty as a result of voluntary road"by. vehicles that are their PhM2c, "Pat" Verett, PhM3c,, The Red Cross !is planning a game, but we're betting on them!
agreement. own. I and Carol Lambert, HAlc, all, surprise party for Easter weekend I Incidentally, how about a little
w f, Change of duty orders for personnel In order that public good will headed for "Civy" Street. Good so be sure to check with them "hubba, hubba" In the line of sup
I for may be built up rather than damaged Luckl!
? eligible separation dur- I for full details. They promise a porters.
ing this period shall be cancelled officers noticing discourtesyon real old-fashioned Easter with all *
If detachment from present duty the roads were directed to take Interesting is a good adjectivewith the trimmings. The WAVE Barracks has been
I station has not taken place prior the names and duty stations of the which to describe the travel. I playing hostess to quite a few vis
i '" to 1 July, the AINav stated. Persona drivers and report them to their ing Craft Exhibit which was on Softball is once more the order I itors during the past few weeks.
reporting for duty or fob further commanding officers or to CNA- display in the recreation hall, Fri of the day. Both the corpsmen and The comments are numerous: and
I assignment between 1 July AdTra. day, April 12, from 1400-1600. This the WAVES have teams and we varied but quite often manage to
t! and 15 August will be added to > exhibit is sponsored by the American expect big things of them both. I be humorous. It truly is enlighten
t _,' the quotas. Those reporting subsequently Sultan: "Bring me a girl." Red Cross, and Includes articles The corpsmen justified our faith ing to hear what strange ideas
will be transferred for Servant: "Very good, sir." made by hospitalized men and last week by winning the firstpractice I some people have with regards to
separation immediately.JAXSON I Sultan: "Not necessarily" women of the armed forces, game of the season with the way of life in the'Navy.
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S .,

J11fJl t n WS- I Poetic License I .<. "

Editorial Offices '
Office ot Public Information, Room 221
Administration Annex, Bide. 054)
Telephone Extension &4.%
The war was over, the boys were back
Lt. The JAX AIR NEWS 18 published weekly at the U. S. Drinking beer in the same old shack.A ..
Naval Air Station Jacksonville. Florida. by the Office of
Public Information at no expense to the government and In marine with ribbons on his chest
compliance with Secnav Circular Letter 45-526. 28 May 1945.:
Copies are distributed tree of charge at the Naval Air Rose to his feet before the rest.
Station, the Naval Air Technical I Training Center, the
Headquarters of the Naval Air Operational Training Com
mand Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field the Naval "I saw action over the seas, '' S
Air Gunners' School the U. S. Naval Hospital and the
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Mayport. Shot scores of Japs out of trees as CL -

Captain Anthony R. Brady USN, Commanding Downed them like a bunch of fleas
Jacksonville Naval Air Station

Captain Ford N. Taylor USN. CommandingNaval Now beat that, anyone, if you please." / -

Air Technical Training; Center I Iae .
A soldier rose with a great big smile
Captain Clarence J. Brown (MC) USN, Commanding
U. S. Naval Hospital And laughed just for a little while.

Captain Maurice M. DeVVolf USNR, Commanding "Friends, I've seen the fightIn
Naval Personnel Separation CenterLt.

Col. Alexander A. Vandegrlft. Jr., USMC, Commanding Germany, Italy day and night
Marine Barracks
I killed hundreds to my delight." .
Commander Robert Feddern, USNR.: Commanding ow

Naval Air.....Gunners.0-- School A sailor stood up, his voice was shrill

Commander Howard E. Born, USN, Commanding! I stationed in Jacksonville."
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field "Boys, was ..

Commander John B. Huhn USNR, Commanding The marine looked startled, the soldier, too; I. Ya5

Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Mayport Said both "We don't with ?: \: \) '
compare you ,,
Cart Marvin L. Seldel USMCR. 1
Marine Aviation -DetachmentThe For they had heard and knew too well- "Come on, Wilco a penny fthoUjth

and JAX Ship's AIR Editorial NEWS Association receives Camp material.Newspaper Republication Service There stood a man returned from HELL. EasterContinued Raise ,

of credited matter prohibited without permission of CNS, Navy Pay
War Department, 206 E. 42nd St., N.Y.C., or SEA Washington Virgil Wilshusen, Sic.
25, D. C. Republication of any other matter from rage One NeededCongress ,
except by service publications Is prohibited withoutpermission Educational Services Office.Ed. The music of the Vidi Aquam is .
of Editor. JAX AIR NEWS. I
taken from the chant of St. Greg- Told By SecNav
Note: We thought hard and long before ory the Great, while the principal yI

we decided to run this poem. After all, we parts of the Mass will be selec- (SEA)-"Unless an upward revision -

Scarbrough Sends ThanksDear like Jacksonville a lot. However, we finally de- tions from) Kormann's Mass of St. is made In the general pay
cided that every man Is entitled to his own Cecilia. "The Gloria" from Gou- structure, it will be impossible to

opinion, and that perhaps the author was only nod's "Twelfth Mass" is one of the maintain a volunteer Navy of personnel 1
Captain Brady: using a bit of poetic license anyway. Maybe he finest examples of this great com- possessing the qualificationsand
As Field Director of the American National really does like Jacksonville, too. Anyway, we poser's ecclesiastical music. The technical skill necessary to

Red Cross for this activity, I wish print the poem-With apologies to our friendsin traditional "Regina Coeli," a chantof maintain a minimum organizationfor

to take this opportunity to express my ap- Jacksonville. praise to the Mother of Christ, national defense," Secretary .
-*- as arranged by Montani, will be Forrestal told the Senate Military
preciation the contributions
generous sung at the Offertory, while the Affairs Committee in support of
received from the officers, enlisted per- Anthem "O Sacrum Convlvlum," the proposed 20% pay increase for_ .,

sonnel, and civilian employees attached to by Pallestrinl will be sung duringthe the armed forces.

your Command during the 1916 Fund distribution of Communion. The Secretary cited the fact that '
Mozart's magnificent "Jubilate in 1945 the average enlisted man's .
Campaign. Deo" will be rendered at the Re- pay, Including food, hospitalization -
Respectfully, cessional. The Catholic Choir is un- and clothing, was $158 per
Allen G. Scarbrough, Tt euus anidVieuus f rnlnStotbh der the direction of Al May, PhM2c month, of which his take-home pay ,

Field Director. who is assisted by John Chick, was but $70, while the average industrial .

Sic.Catholic employee received from .
personnel are reminded $200 to $286 per month. Navy of-
':-=--- I that Solemn Mass will be sung ficers' pay, he said, has remained
Are Your Jewels 'Phony'? today at 1200, followed by Solemn nearly static since 1908, althoughthe I

Exposition of the Blessed Sacra- cost of living has risen 109%. ,. I
Robert L.
Chaplain StamperTo .
ment until 1200 tomorrow. St. Edward's Terming the proposed increase
Worried about that stone"
"precious you Chapel will remain open all an "Interim measure," Secretary
the followers of Christ His death I
bought in China, Japan, the Pacific Islands, night for visits.Tomorrow Forrestal recommended the entire

or Europe? Afraid that "ruby" is just a served to spell doom for His young organization. Good Friday, the pay structure of the services be
overhauled "board composed
Mass of the Presanctified will be by 1
His last earth He
During days on was '
phony? celebrated at 1200, followed by of outstanding qualified civilians
betrayed by the business administrator of Veneration of the Cross, a Medi- in no way associated with the government
Well, worry no longer. Word comes that tation the Seven Last Words, and free to devote
His denied by His most devout fol- upon
group, their undivided attention to this
registered jewelers of the American Gem and Station of the Cross. '
lower and forsaken by the group who had problem for at least a ;year.1
On Saturday, Solemn Mass
Society, finding thousands of GI's are now -5 S .
profited by His intimate teachings. From ev- will be offered at 0800, precededby
trying to discover whether the "gems" they the blessing of the Paschal Nephew: "Do you love your ene-
ery human standpoint His cause was a lost Candle. Holy Communion will be mies, Uncle Ned?" ,
purchased so blithely overseas are genuineor Uncle: "Yes, all three of them-
one. Such a failure could mean nothing but distributed at this Mass.
otherwise, are providing free testing and Confessions will be heard on tobacco, women and whiskey." i
failure for His disciples. Now, they would ----
authentic identification for service people Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday
from 1900 onward until of Jim Bowie of the famous knife
return to their homes and old occupations, evenings I
and veterans.To and the Alamo. VALLEY BOY
all are heard, and before and aft-
beaten and Their and
dejected. poverty na-
by Theodore Pratt tells about the
various services of Holy
this free service veterans already er
obtain tional servitude again haunted them as ofda's Week. families on a street in a Los An- ,

in civvies need only present dischargeor gone by. The Holy Season of Lent will geles real estate development and ..

terminal leave papers to any registered end officially at 1200 Saturday. centers on a lonely little boy whose
jeweler of the American Gem Society. Those Out of the darkness of their despond- parents are raising him accordingto

ency an announcement came as startling as "the book" which is none too
still in uniform need only present them-

selves. If the registered jeweler has the nec- lightning in the dark. Christ was alive again I I[ BOOKSHELF J good good. entertainment.This book is bumorus and

essary gem-testing instruments and can de- Could it be? He did say He would lay down

His life and take it again. He did _
vote his personal time to it, he will identifythe up prom-
ise them His again. They would investigate THE FOUR CORNERSTONESOF
in his store. If not he presence
gem right own PEACE by Vera Dean analyzes 1 .I
will send the stone directly to"one of the lab- 1 Yes, He was there in the midstof the documents on International

oratories of the Gemological Institute of His confused, guilt-ridden friends. Peter organization that Issued from the Hauler Sunday 21 April 1944
0730- -Holy Communion-: -Chnplaio B.
America, or give the person a shipping ex- the impulsive would now be "Cephas" the"Rock" four conferences of Dumbarton C. Gilbert, f
to vaccillate and deny no more. Oaks, Yalta, Mexico City, and San 0930NATTC Service with Communion
label full instruction for ship- .
press Francisco. This is an excellent Service-Chaplain E.V. Andrews

ping, insuring, and mailing. The only cost to Thomas the investigator need question no summary and answers the ques- 1045-Divine. Service -Chaplain Fran- ..
the veteran will be for shipping and insur- more. The disciples as a group need sufferno tions most frequently asked about cU Lee Albert.

ance. Usual fee for gem testing is five dol- more doubt. Their leader was dead but these conferences. According to ISM W.-Veupcr OUndcr.Hour-Chaplain Paul H.

lived again. No other great religious leader Emery Reves in his ANATOMYOF Mid-day M.ditatiun.
lars. PEACE "nothing can abolish 1200 to 1723 Each: Noon
could bear such a testimony I
Maundy Thursday "Portraying
A limit of three stones to a veteran has war except a genuine world gov- Christ" Chaplain L.- M. Cole.
the and time limit of Christ's work was done but their work ernment with power to establisha Good 'rlda-hrtat, Not A Martyr,"
been set Society
by a universal law and limit national Chaplain R. I.. Stamper. .
15 February 1916 to 1 July 1916 has been was only beginning. His victory was sovereignty; and since the states- Holy Saturday-"The Distant Dawn"
challenge. During His last days He reiterated Chaplain 1'. H. W. Olander
established. men of the United' Nations have Human Catholic
7kWellDressed- His promise to the young church: refused to recognize this funda- HOLY THURSDAY Solemn High
Mass and Procession at 1200. /Solemn
mental truth, all their attempts to
By His resurrection they were to live Exposition of the llleased
organize peace by means of a
Sacrament In the Repository from
ManThis again. No one could pluck them from their league or security organization 1200 Thurmtay to 1200 Friday.

position in the church which was eternal in can only lead to new international GOOD 'RIIJAY-Tr.1500. Ore Service 1200to

its significance. They were convinced that conflicts." HOLY SATURDAY Solemn High
is for future civilians only. Men in The espionage and sabotage MAO rt 0800.
life beyond the tomb was no more a matterof work of the Office of Strategic EASTl.H bUNDAY; -Masse* at 0630,
have to
the Regular Navy worry I ,
Solemn Maw
0830 OOJO ( High )
It living
speculation. was now a
mere Services Is described In SUB ROSA 1100, and 1700.
things like what suit to wear.
reality. by two of the men who were parachutists Other Divine Service
the Custom Tailors Guild of for the agency. Stewart At the Station (hapels, Birmingham ..I
Road and Muntin Avenue
Christ to share His strength with
was Alsop and Thomas Braden show Personnel
America the Ship's Editorial Associa- Divint Service for Colored
says them always. His spirit would strengthenthem the U. S. agents laying the Building 804
tion lists the following items as musts in 1430 Chaplain 13. C. Gilbert.
in moments of weakness and failure groundwork for the North African --
School Small Chapel
the well-dressed man's wardrobe: six business invasion, initiating sabotage in Sunday \
and comfort them in hours of sadness. They 0930-Chaplain B. C. Gilbert.
suits, two overcoats, two topcoats, two France and resistance in Burma, thrlntian i Science Services
would suffer but alone. .
never 1100 SurMhyi Small Chnpel.An
and operating in other Europeanand
tuxedos, six pairs of slacks, three sport jack Outdoor Nursery for small children .
The promises of Christ were for our edifi- Asiatic areas. U maintained between 0030
ets, six hats, and 12 pairs of shoes. In the fiction line, THE SNAKE and 1200. .
cation in the same degree they were meant
Week-day Religions 8enlrftJlwbh
PIT by Mary Jane Ward is
What the Guild fails to state, however, is for His disciples. Even though we suffer of the months spent an in account a Religious Service ..adi'tJlo".hip

where you're supposed to get all this stuff. less than those of the early church, we are state mental hospital as seen 1800-Friday In the Small Hour Chapel :'-.

Maybe they haven't tried to buy clothes as richly blessed by His presence and spiritas through the shifting emotions and 1900 Wednesday Latter Day-Mutual Saint Service Jitttinff in

lately. were those who watched Him ascend in- memory of the patient herself. Small Chapel.
Monte Barrett has written another Young Men's Bible Clan
And that there's that unimportant little to the heavens ,and heard his words, "and historical novel, TEMPERED 1880 Thursday In Small Chapel ,-
I Chaplain E.: :. C.'lor.Page .
item called money. J Id I am with you always. I BLADE. This it based on the life ir



...18 April, 1946 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Fiver



Chief At HAS Jax By softball Ethel games M. ShanahanThe continue In i PAY INCREASE BILL

the Public Works design section No final conclusion has yet been s
with Daffy's Tavern Terrors tak- reached by the conferees in Wash-

... ing a 9-inning slugfest 32-21 last I' ington on the all important pay

.. week, the second defeat for Du- increase bill for Civil Service em-

guid'a Transit Peepers. It takes a ployees.

week for a game with a couple of Last December the Senate pass- tr t-
3a inning played a day during lunch ed an average of 11 per cent increase :: :
periods. The oldsters experience is Then the House of Repre-
still paying off, but the young sentatives passed a flat pay in-

bloods are yelling tor another re- crease of $tOO per year on 4 ApriL "1I
F turn engagement. Home-run Hold- This, of course, made it necessaryfor
1 is the star of team to to
away Duffy's the pay increase bill go a
and Tovey is batting a scorching conference between the Senate
$ 4 1000. A good time is had both by and House of Representatives.The .
and these sun-
players spectators Washington Post was of

shiny days. the opinion that some of the con-
Public Works Lab has a gripe! ferees in'the Senate and House of

A real one. They moved out of Representatives agreed verbally to "

their .office quarters consolidatingall propose a compromise of 17.2 percent tk-4
; their activities to the lab sec- raise for all 4B grades. How-

tion and left their phone behind ever, at a meeting on 13 April the
r. M them. Moving' orders for the in- House and Senate conferees decid- tv- .

strument didn't coincide with their ed to call for additional informa- 4 __
move, hence the trouble! The phonein tion on several points of the bill, !
\ the records rings frequently and and it is expected that the final Fn4
\ r Mr. Marbert is considering roller bill will come out of conference in
skates as he does a steady toot a few days.
back and forth between the old 4 .

1\. .IJfci _, office space and lab. Messcook: "Watch captain, the

George Lesser, manager of the Evelyn, the Ad building messen- garbage man is here."

civilian cafeteria at NAS, needsno ger, is now Mrs. Henry May. The SC1c: "Okay, tell him we'll take
introduction to most of us for event is only a little over a week five cans today."
he is an old veteran here on the old.

station. In fact, he is a real Navy There is a new contract superintendent LEAVES NAS
served in the U. S.
veteran, having as of 10 April Lt. -.. .. Navy for 32 years. Comdr. Joseph W. Jung (CEC) ,
I TilE SMALL DEVICES you see on the table in front of James
When he reported aboard this USNR who transferred here from
Wetmore, above, are known as the "Special Dies to Reshape
station in October 1910, he was Seabees, after more than a coupleof :
Plates," the Invention that won him a cash award of $150
" .. assigned to the general mess 913 years duty in the Pacific. Thisis I phragm the Beneficial Suggestion Committee.Suggestion .
and from there went to the commissary his first shore duty since then. from

as commissary chief of Mrs. Arthur Nelson, Public j" ,
general mess where he served for Works personnel office, is resign- fr
two years. His next assignmenttook ing to go back to being a housewife by Wetmore

him to the main station gal- Strangely enough her hus-
\ ley, and later he became chief in band says she really likes house-
. charge and instructor of the chief work in these days of "woman in t1i\ a

.- commissary school.In the business world." Another vet- Wins $150 Cash Award

connection with the school a eran, James Weeks from the 28th

., WAVE galley was established un- Marine Regiment in the Pacific replaces ,
der the same supervision operatedby Mrs. Nelson. When rejects resulted because of fuel leaks from dis-

the students of the school. Lorin Wilkinson (survey) Is in torted or warped plates in the flow room of the A and B

His last duty as chief in the the hospital having had an appen- James Wetmore AMM maximum in the carburetor -
chambers ,
dicitis operation but is doing nice- '
Navy was at the NAS cold stor-
plant, receiving platform for ly according to the latest reports. shop 1546, submitted a $150-award-winning idea known
fruits, vegetables, meat products, Miss Spears (maintenance) flew as "Special Dies to Reshape Diaphragm Plates," to the Beneficial -
to Charleston, S. C. for the weekend which made rejected plates
. etc., for the Navy. Suggestion Committee,
-in other words, "flying high.
Receiving his discharge from the for
available reuse.
A certain man was so engrossed -
Navy in October 1945: Lesser was in a story he was relating using This male l and female die, while
With the metal flow
encouraged by the Employees Association 'I his hands for emphasis, that similar to other such dies, was the distortion. and
to manage the civilian he soundly whacked a female co- particularly valuable to his shop as: evenly distributed, an aligned
cafeteria. At the time he took satisfactory plate was achieved
worker bending over to disconnect I approximately 1,000 plates were serious bottleneckin
,over as manager of the cafeteriain an adding machine! Did he have '- '----.4-...-.. needed each month and only 2( eliminating the
November, the conditions that explaining to do? The female isn'tpetite II Leola Jones, Supply department were available. The invention madeIt Born the carburetor in Rutland shop., Vt., We more
bad-the cafete-
existed were very to the 1,000 plates
reporter for the Jax Air News possible get in Jacksonville.
ria had lost a large amount of The design section is split wide I since November 1944 turned her needed by placing the unsatisfac now resides he has been interested -

\ money and an improvement in financial open on a controversial question Job over to Clara E. Speer last tory plates between the dies and Through the in airplanes years, and at one .

standing was urgently you are either very much againstor Friday when she resigned from her with three or four blows erasing time owned one with a friend.
needed. so deadly for that you can't see post at NAS Jax.
Since November a considerableimprovement any sense in your opponents! The Supervisor of civilian records in Previous to Joining the workmenat
,. in all conditions has subject has many names as the"for" Miss Jonas this activityetmore.\ a
. the Supply department, piviSES
been made, and it is hoped that side delves into the past for was widely known in that depart- L4iLP foreman for the N. & L. Auto

soon the cafeteria will operate on data to substantiate its claims ment and throughout the station. Parts Body, Paint and UpholsteryShop

a profit basis. even writing a defense of the sub- When she reported aboard this "C.t of Jacksonville. However, in

As soon as a gain is felt by the ject (it needs to be defended) and activity in November 1942, she > September of 1911, he decided to
his work to a different typeof
cafeteria, it will be possible to also an ode! You may have guess- was assigned to a stenographicpool u change mechanics and entered Civil
I lower prices, and any extra mon- ed what broughtthis forth: the in Supply and a few months
ey that is made will be returnedto spittoon-or in other olders terms later was transferred to the Per- Service.
us in the way of parties and social cuspidor or garboon. sonnel section. Wetmore has always been inter-
'. benefits. Clara E. Speer ested in the Beneficial Suggestion
has been recuperating from a recent 'Besides her duties as reporter Program and has offered many
It's up to us, the civilians, to appendectomy. for the Air News and supervisor of The column this week is dedi- ideas for the consideration of the

__ patronize and help in getting the Mrs Muriel E. Mitchell, the first civilan records, she took part in cated to Leola Jones, our scribe committee. Although some were

cafeteria on the profit side. lady inspector in the department, planning a number of social activ- for "Supply Sallies"-the girl with rejected and two received lettersof

I George Lesser has put long transferred this week to MCAS, ities in Supply. the very blond hair! Our eyes have commendation, it is interestingto

hours and hard work into the im- Cherry Point, N. C. Mrs. Mitchellis Leaving the station, Leola will been dazzled by Leola's blue white note how consistently he received -

provement of the cafeteria for us, originally from Norfolk, Va., soon become the bride of George stone of the last two months. winning awards. In February
so let's cooperate with him and and she says she will be able to I Archer of New York City, formerly Now she is leaving the Supply de- 1944 his Rotor for Timing Magne-

also get our profit visit her relatives more often now. Lt. (jg) Archer of NAS Jax. partment for the field of matri- tos" gave him his first award of
I Her romance budded at the
.. I mony.
r MONTHLY AWARDS MADE last Supply department dance in $10.Toward the end of the same
NewOfficer Heads "" .. September when she met Lieut. year, he received a $25 award fora
,. (jg) George Archer of New York "Point Tool for Breaker Points."

I City. He is now Mister George Ar- Next a "Wrench for the Scintilla
t Inspection Dept. cher, and they hope to be married Magnetos" was awarded $10, and

By Sara E. Verner Easter Sunday, which, incidentally later he received $5 for a "Sleeve
Leola's birthday. Billie Cox "
Tool to Push on Bearings.
= Last week our skipper, Comdr. entertained in her
(Personnel) Another award for a "Tool for
Raymond L. Smith, for over two I wishes
Our best
De- honor recently. go Timing to Find Neutral" won $25
the head of Inspection
years detached. lie has with them. and his latest,and largest winner.
partment, was has been working over- for "Special Diesto
Lt. Comdr. Dex- Cupid of course, was
been replaced Butterfield by already well time-Estelle Plexico (purchase) Reshape Diaphragm Plates."
ter D.
Wildwood after tak- offered
returned from The many suggestions by
known this station.
We extend on greetings to the two ing leave in January and is now Wetmore, which have saved time
officers recently assigned to wearing a lovely ring. Result, more and made' work more efficient and
new Lt. Comdr. John wedding bells on 13 April. (No su- easier to accomplish besides sav-
our department, perstition about Estelle). The hours of labor
D. ing many man
"_ C. Allman and Lt (jg) Henry
lucky man is William V. Davis. have proved that small ideas when

Roye. They are spending a week on a properly applied can have aston-
:Mr. Vaughn A. Dekle, principal ;'d'."'" trip down state.Kathleen ishing results. Now that he has
inspector of the Assembly F.division Shad: MONTHLY E BANNERS were awarded Monday by Captain Jones (purchase) is all; had a win of over $100, the com-

and his assistant their, Joseph positions and Malcolm M. Cloukey, Assembly and Repair Officer, to 15 Assemblyand in a dither over her first trip to mittee will not be surprised if he
business. Just in Repair Shops and to the Finish and Fabric Shop, Accessories Miami by car with her husband comes up with an idea which will
entered private home-seekers need some Division and Engine Overhaul Division as a whole. These monthly Public voucher section is missing bring him the maximum award of

case you are awards were made to all shops showing an increase in productionefficinecy two of its old timers, Zell Davis 250.;;
assistance, these gentlemen and lumber (per person assigned) for the three consecutive monthsof and Allene Wilson. They trans- He has not only increased his in-
now in the contract January, February and March. Pictured above are the group of ferred to the Internal Revenue department come but has added value to his

.. business. Wetler who for E banner-winners and those presented with letters of commendationfrom to find out how the other department. Remember in the
Mr. Frank C. ,
to Captain Anthony R. Brady, Commanding Officer: Front row, half of the world prepare their income Beneficial Suggestion Program,
been assigned
the several Metals-Accessories: years has group, has 1 to r, C. L. Lilly, ACMM, shop 201A; D. E. Anderson, ACRM, shop taxes Anna Faircloth every dollar that is saved by a new;
, his "Doctor's or- 864, H. Heckart( ACMM, shop 239; J. C. Whitworth, shop 1381; Arnold (public voucher) had a nice surprise idea saves you money too, for
resigned" position.Wetzler so now representing E. B. Loughry, shop 1322; J, C. Barrow, shop 1337; at the unexpected arrival of when the government can cut ex-
ders, said Mr. for E. J. Ruege, shop 1336, and Cleveland representing R. B. Edwards, her brother, Lt. (jg) Carl Davidson penditures, taxes are reduced. Like
he is to take things easy
going shop 1351. Back row, 1 to r: H. A. Burn, Accessories Division; G. W. from Brunswick, Me, who Wetmore, the more ideas you offer

a while. not but Califor- Repoff, Engine Overhaul; B. F, Griffith, shop 1376; Lt. E. B. Smo- has a ten-day leave Frances for consideration, the greater are
Believe it a
or Florida his prefer- lenski!, division officer Engine Overhaul; J. E. Graves, shop 681; Sullivan (inventory) has returnedto your chances of numerous awards
nian has
G. Sanders has recently J. W. Jones, shop 748; Capt. Cloukey; G. A. Pinholster, shop 712; work following an operation Send one in today and you, too,
'r ence. Stephen transferred from El Segundo \V. H. Burris, shop 1212; McKinney, shop 1333; R. F. Mausert, En- for a blood tumor "Jockey" nay receive a check for an idea"

t-- Calif. and has been assigned gine Overhaul; W. J. Kenyon, Engine Overhaul; and C. L. Hart, Hutchinson (inventory) Is recovering The Committee on Awards have
Engine OverhauL Lt. (jg) T. G. Henderson, Accessories, L. W. from a broken arm caused he: dollars to'exchange tot you*
Radio-Radar Inspec-
duties in
Reese, Engine Overhaul; G, ,W. Taylor, Engine Overhaul and J. J. by a fall from a horse. Be careful deas, so let's exchange them. JuL
tion We Group. to have Andrew S. :McAndrews, Finish and Fabric were, absent when the picture was about that "Prince of Wales" I dea is of no value if you keep it U- ::
are glad I *
tuff Jockey yourself.
Thompson back with us again. He taken. ,



Page Six NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 18 April, 1946


I I II' WAVE PromotedRecently Officer &

, SHIPS. a

By Comdr. Robert P. Beeb

Congratulations to the second
MOVIE SCHEDULE No doubt you have noticed the e duty section on their appearanceat
posters and layouts at the dances inspection Saturday. I had anticipated -
t THURSDAY-JOHNNY IN THE CLOUDS with Douglas Montgomery and other NATTC activities andit that the first time in
t and John Mills. Show at 1400. USO Camp Show, "Speak Up" would be interesting to know whites might be a little trouble.
at 1800 and 2000.FRIDAYFROM. that Mary Jane Dickard SpX)2c, But I have never seen such a uni-
THIS DAY FORWARD, starring Joan Fon- Training Dept.. Visual Aids, really formly good bunch of uniforms
,{, tame and Mark Stevens. 1730 and 2040. Radio Broadcast at 2000. does her part in drawing and "". s'.J afloat or ashore. There was not

SATURDAY-FROM THIS DAY FORWARD. Shows at 1400,, painting them. one to which we could take ex'*

1730 and 2000. Dickie is from Monroe, Louisiana ception. r
SUNDAY-MADONNA OF SEVEN MOONS with Stewart Granger and was graduated from Lou. The popularity of the Beach will
and Phyllis Calvert. 1400, 1730 and 2000. isiana Polytechnic Institute with a grow from now on. Jacksonville is
BA Degree. Soon after her collegelife justly proud of the stretch of
ended she decided to join the beach available for recreation. Un-
Ray Milland and Olivia DeHa villa nd. 1400, 1800 and 2000 on
WAVES. With Boot Camp at Hunter fortunately, in the clear sunny sky
Monday. 1800 and 2000 Tuesday. her next station was Jackson- there is a cloud of potential trou-
WEDNESDAY-LADY IN THE DARK with Ginger Rogers and ble. This is the subject of uniformat

Ray Milland. 1400, 1730 and 2000. ville.Upon her arrival here she was I the beach. You all know that

THURSDAY--SPIDER WOMAN STRIKES BACK, starring Gale sent to Main Side to work for Wel- beach attire is pretty sloppy When -
ndergaard. Brenda Joyce and Kirby Grant. 1400, 1800 and 2000. fare and Recreation, later NATTC this involves parts of the Naval
Uniform the has to
shore patrol
Welfare and now Training
THINGS TO DOABOARDBALLROOM Dept. Visual Aids. Dickie plans, I step in. At the present time they ?
draws and paints the posters for I have orders not to allow wearingof
DANCE C'I..ASS-Every Monday and Wednesday at dungarees by Naval Personnelat
instructional use in the class rooms ,
the Hostess House. Beginners class 1900 to 2000. Advanced class at NATTC. She also does all the I the beach. What it amounts to r
2000 to 2100. brush lettering. I I is this: You can go along the
Nt other personnel will be admitted to the Hostess House between boardwalk and on the beach in
Her newest job is that of an instructor i
these hours. I promoted to the rankof swimming trunks but if you decide
SWIMMING-Daily Indoor Pool, Recreational Period for all Naval in the Craft Shop where Lt Comdr is Caroline A. Lange, you have had enough sun and put

Personnel and their guests, Monday through Friday. 0900 to 1000, I .- above, who has performed her I on dungaree pants and shirt the
1300 to 1400 1500 to 1600 and 1800 to 2100. I many duties in the Personnel Of- patrol will pick you up. We are
Saturday-0900 to 2100; Sunday-1230 to 2100. fice at NATTC since her arrival making efforts to get the ruling

iOLlStaUon Course. Daily from 1000 to 2000. Open to all per here in August, 1944. I changed but in the meanwhile be

sonnel. Clubs available at Gear Locker In Southside of NATTC Auditorium I Miss Lange is from Chicago, Illinois I warned. __ .
; Monday through Saturday-1000-1700; Sunday-1030 to 1700. I was graduated from the
BOWLING-Six Alleys behind Ships Service available to all per- University of Illinois and did grad- HONOR M :Jtf

sonnel Monday through Friday; 1000 to 2000; Saturday-1130 to 1730. : uate work at the University of .

Free bowling if you set your own pins. lOc'a line for pin boys. Chicago. Before entering the Navy I
she did Personnel Administrativework. Class AF06Is
MUSIC-Anyone interested in joining the newly organized band, I

contact Hagen, Ext. 280.TENNISRacquets.
I Miss Lange also was a memberof
and balls available at Physical! Training Bldg.
the first class of WAVE officers Gratuated
513. I to arrive at Mt. Holyoke College '
HOSTESS HOUSE-Open daily 1500 to 2100, Saturday and Sun- with their commissions. She
day 1100 to 2100. For NATTC enlisted personnel, relatives and guests. I has been stationed at NAS, Chicago cro-

NATTC LIBRARY-Located in Auditorium. Open Monday through and Bureau Washington, I
and to 2100. \j D. C., previous to Jacksonville.
Friday-0930 to 2100; Saturday Sunday-1230 .
ATHKLETIC: : GEAR-Available at Gear Locker, Physical Training

Dept., Bldg. '513. COMDR. BOSEE


JACKSONVILLE JUAC1UBuses leave at frequent intervals H'a Welcome Aboard to Comdr.

from Union Bus Station, corner Bay and Hogan Streets. Surf bathingand i she teaches leather craft and Roland A. Bosee who recently arrived -
other recreation at one of world's finest ocean breaches. Bus at NATTC as Assistant Offl-
weaving. But when the Craft Shop I .
cer-in-Charge of the Air Craft Instrument
fare 25c.
I she will teach several
gets going :
NAVY MOTHERS: HOSTESS HOUSE, 101 East Church Street. other things. Training School after 28

US O CENTERS, at 122 West Forsyth Street; above Blanding Bus II In her off moments, while sheisn't months of continuous sea duty. I
Station, Church and Newnan Streets; 311 West Duval Street. USO I Comdr. Bosee was the Air Officer -
painting or drawing, she Is ''
WOMEN'S DIVISION at 43 West Monroe Street. of the USS Matanikau and'
listening to her collection of clas-
CANOEING, FISHING, AND BOATING: Cedar River on San I sical records. Her records USS Bataan and wears five com
a Bus three blocks from last fron11 bat stars for engagements near
Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore stop on the album of "Swan Song, or' r-
San Juan. Row Boats-two hours, 50c; canoes-$1.00 per hour; motorrboats$2.00 Tschaikowsky her favorite com. New Guinea, Truk, Pongea and '
hour, five to eight people per boat. strikes on Bonin. He took part in'
per poser, can be heard almost any ...
HORSEHACK: HIDING MAGNOLIA AND HYDE PARK STA- time in the WAVES Lounge. carrier combat operations. His last '
BLES. Both located out San Juan Avenue. Facilities available for Hay Sports also are part of Dickie's major operation consisted in covering -:'
the surrender of No thern'Japan
Rides. "exera curricular activities," and
in Honshu, Hokkaido. Upon
she tennis ball over the iiPICTURED
W. M. Schermerhorn SKDlc; Harry can spin a completion of this task their group J
More And MoreGoing I E. Rodemaker AMIlc; Jerald net Her or greatest wham a ambition golf ball is for to yards.visit went into Tokyo Bay and then s
H. Ross, Sic; Ed M. Robinson Sic. down into Guam.
and through all the
George B. Reid, PhM3c; Albert Egypt go Comdr. Bosee, whose"home is in
Home MurricK, Sic; M H. More SKV2c; Egyptian Pyramids. Jamaica Estates, Long Island N.
I Dickie has signed over till Sep- .
Bame D. Mitchell, SKV2c: WilliamS. Y., was sent to the NavAirTech-
Last week 75 more civilianstobe Meyer, Ph3c; John J. McCall tember and plans to enter Art TraCen, Pensacola, before' being .
for Cox., Leevls J. McDermott, PRTM2c school in New York at that time.
left NATTC assigned here for duty. j
Centers.To ; James P. Kettering Sic; Clif- / i

Bainbridge, :Md.: Anthony M. ford R. Ivey, AFC2c; Thomas B. All Wound Up
Serdahely, AOMlc.To Loveland, AMMH2c: Archie G. Aviation Supply Class I
San Francisco, Calif.: Har- Knowles, S2c; Russell T. Kovall, I II Jack-Why is April better than above is Dale G.
riet N. Leander, SKD2c.To I AOM2c; Alfred H. Johnson. BKR2c Completes TrainingThe November for a watch to keep I Rodgers, Olympia, Washington
Terminal Island, Calif.: Karl ; S. D. Jednoralskl, PhM3c: time I who came out first in the sixth
R. Hoffman, Sic. I S. Jedan AOM3c, Clifford L. J'j second largest class to com- Mac-Because a spring is better class of graduates from the Aviation

To Boston, Mass: Francis A. AM3c; Houston P. Hill. Sic; J. plete the specialized course at the than a fall.Woman Fundamental School. ..
Buote, AEM3c. I I Hartley, Jr., Sic; lAEM) ; LouisF. I Aviation Supply Officers School Russel C. McRae, San Jose
To Shoemaker, Calif.: Ernest E. Haar, MM2c, Leo (n) Grove, I II graduated Friday, 12 April. Capt. driver to policeman: California; and Hadley B. Rob- "
Arata AMM3c. I CM3c; Edmund H. Griffith, SCB Roark Montgomery, SC, USN, "Sure I know this is a safety zone. erts, Crawford, New Jersey,
To Miami, Fla.: Betty J. Hartley I 3c; Robert O. Fears S2c; J, D. I Staff Supply Officer delivered the That's why I drove into it" were. graduated with honors.
Sic; Emily F. Tiedeman, Y3c; I Dodd. Sic; John McN. Clark, SK graduation address and presentedthe ----------- -- --

Mae B. Cook, Sic. I Ic; Edward W. Cimock, S2c; LewisA. diplomas to the 38 members' All KINDS OF DIVES ,.
To Jacksonville, Fla.: CharlesB. Casto, PR3c; Alan C. Buras, of the class.
Ashley, S2c; Theodore H. Beu- SlclABM( ) ; Stanley Brassfield, SC I Ensign G. R. Sims, SC, USNR,
mer, AEM Ic; Wm. M. Benold, 3c: Orrin K. Dowse, CSpA( ) ; Edward of Findlay, Ohio, ranked as top
SKV3c; Robert W. Edwards, AFC2c J. Vogel, AOM3c; Clarence man in the class with Ensign John
; Guido A. Zambotti, AEMlc; I H. Phelps Sic; Ferdinand E. Rood, G. Hopkins, SC, USNR of South
Richard H. Woda, Sic; Jack H. AEM2c; Thaddeus Markaryk, Sic; Nampa, Idaho, running a very TkTeII.:
Wella, Sic: Ben F. Welisek, AEMIc Oliver F. Jordan, Sic(AEM) ; close second.
; Robert K. Walters, CM3c; George P. Sachs, Sic; Norman E. Other members of the graduatingclass
John Vitale, SpI)3c( ) ; Frederick E. Denny, SC2c; Carl S. M. Johnson, were Ensigns Calvin "H"
Vaughan, Sic; Leo G. Tonelli, AEM2c; Warren G. Voecell, Bgg2c Acree, Richard S. Barna, Carl A.
AMM3c; Fernando B. Terrazas, ; Claude D. Matthews Jr.. AOM3c Bredbenner, Rolland E. Briar, Re- / /
Sic; Anthony J. Takores, Ylc; ; Roger E. Wilson, S2c; Neal A. 'dick "G" Bryan, Jr., Raymond J. 1'F'
Howard L. Stiene, Sic; TerenceG. Hinckley AMMlc; Durwood Fran- I Burmeister, Albert M. Cherry, /
SuUivan, SKV2c; Daniel Shay cis, AMMlc; Walter M. Pirmann, I Wayne R. Crozier, Thomas E. o
SI(1)lc[ ) ; Alvin Sheppard. AEM2c; SpA)2c.( ) Deem. Jr.. Charles K. Echelbar-
ger Benjamin P. Feller, FrancisX. I
NAVAL: AIR 'fECIINIC.I.11'HAINING Tit for Tat Gallagher, Ernst F. Gerhard !I I
Roy Helve)', Robert M. Hoover,
CENTER He-Say, how about a date; Corrt L. Jaquess, Ivor H. Jones __ .
JAX AIR NEWS She-I should say not! Keith W. Jongeward, Aloysius D.I I

c C,,"Uio Ford N. Taylor, VS.V, He-I don't nuan now. Just' Kennedy, Roy E. Knight, Stanley i ..
l'ommundinKComm some dreary, wet afternoon when London, Charles V. Lyons, '
,n.I"r KnlMTt. P., B<*be, US NT, there's nobody else in town. Paul L. Magill, Samuel C. Me-
e II
Editorial Offices for NATTC Campbell, George McLaughlin, I II aW
Section, Rooms 137 and 138, It'.. an I
Administration Building 500-A Housewife-Are you really content Oetter, Russell C. Perkey, Robert
: H. Pierce, William E. I'olk, Jr., '
Tel. Ext. 203 to spei\d your life walking
AJvlnorE. around the country? Gerard J. Quinn, Waldemar H. (
ty. Anlrrw. l.t. ('hC"t.titur ( Radeke, John S. Reynolds, Bern-
Tramp No. ma'am, I wish I hard J. Schatzinger "J" Forrest
Andy R..dmnn.. SpS)7eNewwriter ( had a car.SmartyI'd. Schnaible, and Wayne I. .Tyler. twY bC
Nark Ann Onnnvll SpX( )$" k -- .
iiporUKentId like to see a cop Housewlve -And how do you / C t ..

I hulographsM. Kaipurrk. Sic put me in Jail.CopWhat like the electric stove * br Photo Df-pt. Ar. t'nn1.Hrlim.l. di...... you say? New Maid It'* real wonderful
uo.l.r ...'....aiR at J. L. Lutano.r Smarty-I'd like to see a mop ma'am. It hain't; been out sine I
LPIw: (. jump in a pail. j came here two week: ago \
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f 18 April 1946 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Seven -.

________ _

'-ClompIeteOne 1 PRESENTATIONS ,
----- -- ----- Raiders Open Season

Year CollegeIn

8 HoursA I Today' At GainesvilleInexperienced

majority of colleges report Team Will

that they will grant up to a year _
4 of college credit for successful t Meet University of FloridaA

completion of an eight-hour test. rt
Jf you can successfully demon- young inexperienced Air Raider team will take the

strate that you know as much as field today against the University of Florida in the opening

Is expected of a person at the end C baseball of the season. Manager Merle Makeever has
of the first year of college, then - -- -
selected 17 or me most promising
you are left with only three yearsto ,
from the 80 candidates to
go. Oddly enough, the larger, players
SOFTBALL LEAGUE I make the trip to Gainesville
better known college are the one
moM liberal in granting credit in'this II With only eight days of practice
manner. e STILL AWAITING under their belts the NATTC nine

.* iRj will probably find it tough going
The college level Educational
FURTHER ENTRIESAnother The of Florida team has
j University
Development Tests give Naval
personnel a chance to match their i played' approximately seven games
j; request has been sent i to date. Last week-end the Gators
knowledge against the
J college freshman and sophomore.average out by Lt. C. C. Kelley of the Athletic split a two game series with Auburn
_. Department for more soft- and earlier in the week they
The eight-hour teat consists of ,.,....... .., .... .... ,
W" 'ot._>:!'$"" _,,-- -ir. ;I, "p ball teams. So far only 11 teams were soundly beaten by Jax NAS
four two hours each, which ; "' "
parts ;/; } '
; iI";
r' t" have registered. Seven teams have
may be taken on four consecutive Manager Makeever has selectedthe !
'days so as not to strain minds unused i;' .: : ; >) I signed up for play in the Students following probable lineup:

to formal study and testing.If "> '81 "ffr' : t.' s 1 League and four teams in theShlp's Walker, Miller, Long and Craw-
you finished high school with t .y;J: Company loop. ford are due to share the mound

reasonably good marks, have done }. i": : : I Originally play was scheduled to duties with LeSage or Herd doingthe
**well in Navy schools, and have ''> ", A..t '" start this week but lack of teams receiving. Rasmussen will take
occupied yourself profitably (read- .".."..."".t.f .. ,''<." ''" 9)/\1/.. ,. .: S:.:t),:<,0_: aq' ,R Y' has forced its postponement In over the third base job, while

ings good books, etc.) in your i.t ,'''. <".' I the event that enough teams do I Smith and Powers will take tare
spare time, then you have an excellent j ''j.K < v i. ar I not compete, the two leagues will of shortstop and second respec!
chance of getting a yearof : 4 1 be thrown together f tively. Varewyck i ill handle first
college out of the way In only 'Gi" | Round robin schedules will be base and Coddington, Rutigliano
eight hours. I /;; ,,' made out and all teams will see I and Robinson will form the out
These tests are important to you i' : rt, '" action at least once a week. All field.

not only for credit given, but alto <> :... "...;:: ." i 1 I games will be played a/ter work I Today the Raiders will undoubtedly -
show your proper placement in ing hours on the diamonds just
: 9 be the underdog but are nevertheless
;; i
It will show S's 1 south of the tennis
learning if courts.
your expected to come up with
knowledge of English, science, his- J.c2'Y- 1 | Any teams wishing to submit a : a good performance. During the
., tory, literature is sufficient for late entry will notify Lt. Kelley at short practice period, third baseman -
your life's plans. In addition, you f'd; I the Physical Training Department. Rasmussen has been hitting
can gauge the proper level at r !, Any team will be entered provided I the ball at a nice clip. Among other -
which to start your future study / \\d they have a roster of 15 or standouts were catcher LeSage,
and how beet to use your present''I .. | more players. shortstop Smith and pitchers Miller -
abilities to further your learning. 1 I I I Also an Officers League has : and Walker
See your Educational Services' 1 been proposed but as yet no teams
Next assignment for the Air
Officer, Building 501, for advice! j have entered.
s I'W'ITHEIJ ABOVE is Bonnie K. ACOM Raiders will be next Thursdaywhen
rf about your individual case. Offley, student at
If you have not finished high AOMB( ) school being presented the Air Medal and gold star in lieu I the U. of Florida journeysto

school, you can also try a test of a second award by Comdr. Robert P. Beebe, Executive Officer. IrIBpiAN' NATTC for a return game.
: which, if successfully completed, Offley, whose home is in Sparrowpoint, Maryland, received these SI Three weeks hence the local nine
awards for meritorious service in action the will meet Hutchinson NAS on thelatter's
will probably bring you a high against enemy.
I school diploma. Jim R. Belknap, AOM2c, USN, from Huntington Park, Calif., diamond in the first two
The American Council on Education Instructor at AOM(B) school, received the Presidential<<; Unit Citation i I game series of the newly organized -
I does not recommend your during the Personnel Inspection of the Second Duty Section .Naval Aviation Unit Qlnfer.I *

trying to cram for these examinations last Saturday. This was the first inspection in which personnel wore When Harlan' 'landed in I enc'e.The the 17
following are players
as they are too general and whites.' Bainbridge, Maryland, on Monday, that will make the trip along with
c cover too broad a field to make the --- -- -- --- ----- --- 1 April, he was right at home having
of i had a pal ty at the Pines last Coach Makeever: J, Coddington,
study subjects prof. had Boot and PI school there. J. Derosett T. Hord C. D.
Or" week with good food and lots of Hodge,
itable. This is a distinct advan- But he
was really surprised to discover
\ I| fun. Congratulations to Ensign LeSage, D. Long S. Miller, G.
tage to those who have spent several that
in his
they were
I Barrett for being such a good Powers, L. Rasmussen, R. Robinson -
, years in the Navy and are relatively old barracks and having special I
sport. R. Rutigliano M. Skaar, A.
unused to formal study TTCen chow in his old chow hall.
... < j j Saturday Bea Allen, Velma Sommers, G. Walker, K. Crawford,
4 Monday and Tuesday the 19 divers R. M Smith and Manager
I Graminentz L. G. Evertt, Bill Varewyck -
Love is one game that Is never I Clark, H. G. Riddle, H. W. Mitch- practiced and had fun but L. Naffziger.
called because of darkness. ell, and Joe Hlasncy spent; the day Wednesday the work started.
I getting the Pines In party order Bruce was working out with having a nine point lead on Bruce.
I She: "Would you like to take a for the AEMA( ) school that night. Struthers Martin when Martin hit Saturday was' a scene of the
fr Dice walk ?" They even had candles on the tables the board on a gainer and a half. high board diving. In the trials
F lie: "Nothing would suit me better and everyone had a swell The next day Bruce hit the board Anderson led by 10 points and
!" time. on the same dive and hurt his through the finals Bruce l lost only

jj .,* She: "Well, don't let me detain The Advanced Lit. Maintenance fcTioulder. half a point. This put Anderson
You. school had a swell picnic at the Friday they started off with a winner of the high-board contestby >
It's a sure sign that Easter is Gold Head State Park on 16 April, splash for the low-board champ.In 10',. points.
.f[I First Chick: "I caught my boy almost here when you start hearing and the TEA Students are planning the trials Bruce led Miller Anderson You should have seen the black
friend necking." about Easter Egg Hunts. And to ha\e a picnic at Gold Head by 3 points. With five min- lastex trunks Lieut. Helen Perry
Second Ditto: "I got mine that that is what the TAI Division had soon. utes to go before the finals, in a made for Harlan to wear in the

way, too." on their picnic last Saturday at Paul Zink has been passing out warm-up dive, Harlan hit his handon meet Bruce wants to take this opportunity -

the Neptune Beach. They were cigars and candy Reason the board and consequentlymissed to thank Miss Perry for
First Vac: "I should have joined very glad to have so many there he just made Yoc.: Congratulations his first optional dive This I the swell job of coaching she has
I I the Waves to get a husband." and the day was spent flying kites, Paul. t put him way behind and from thenon I done to bring him from eighth in
Second Wac: "Why is that?" playing volleyball, swimming and It's becoming quite apparent that they did dive for dive The low- I last 'ear's meet to second this
First Wac: "Ten of my girlfriends everyone ate all they could hold. the NATTC dance committee is board finals ended with Anderson ;year.

r" joined the Waves three To O. K. Yost goes a Easter Egg I pretty good when it comes to put- -- ----- ----,.----'",;-"-- ---- "" "",..-IIt<"" _.... __ _... ......
months ago. Now they write they for the swell job he did of plan ting on a dance like the Spring
are all aviation machinists' ning and seeing that everythingwent Dance held last week. A soloist,
mates." off in Ship Shape Style for Nellye Debs, from NCCS USO who
the SKV picnic at Gold Head on gave out with "St. Louis Blues,"' .y e
She was the belle of the town Saturday. later in the evening R. E. Jones,
ri until someone tolled on her. The Commissary Department" class E15, W A. Dennison E37

.. and E. R. Blackwell, E36 gave all
t. ARE YOU A WALL FLOWER? the girls a thrill by their Imita- :-
___ tions of Frank Sinatra. Sep Cen qiiW
Orchestra furnished music that %
J.9 J went with the honeysuckle scent ? S
from the crepe paper flowers
which added the finishing touches.
I The TAF Division is giving a
party at the Ortega Pier, :23 April,
will have a civilian orchestra
I transportation to and from, food,
s drinks and all the Raves are in- e
I vited. A Rave is Chief Ware's definition -
/ 3 r '', 4b I of a cute WAVE. (
NATTC next dance will be 27 'k' -'Tip2: TI

I April, with Wilyon Humber and -
I -._ I

I The Japanese Admiral reported Ito i
the "Son of Heaven." 4
We blasted Pearl Harbor
1 sion no successful We mis'l! I I

Midway Island, no good. We --
1afx blasted Bataan and Attu, no good. 1I | ; : '
We just a bunch of no-good ,
h blasters. x

( NAS Barber, just finishing giv-
ing his victim the once-over more
than lightly: ;'How about a good
.Q, 'r tonic on your hair, sir?"
i AMM3c: "I don't caie. Do
r anything you want with it There
CAN YOU U.\1' CI':? If you can't you should be at the Hostess .I is all over the flour."
House on Monday and Wednesday from 1900 to 2100 for the dance :

classes under the direction of Miss Olga Bashure, pictured above J' "Lady, if you want a health examination -
dancing with one of the pupils, and sponsored by the NATTC Wel !I you'll have to take off
fare. that blouse."

The fellows have really turned out and you can see them practicing "Oh, my oh, Doctor."
the steps on the way to the late movie Starting this week "Come, come! Don't make w
the advanced pupils receive Instruction at 2000 and beginners at 1900. mountains out of mole hills."
11"- (;'of a llnnnft-Bugs Bunny, Warner's prai. .;lh
Everyone Is urged to come and In no time at all you will, be cartoon cut-up, models his new Easter bonnet for :Ot'1
going to all the dances. So take advantage of this opportunity"with I A GI haircut is a patch of hair "'
lessons from Miss Bashure-you'll dance all year" with white sidewalls." Leslie, star of Warner's comedy, 'C ndtlrellJ': ?- "


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i Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS 18 April, 1946 II


I Fliers Whip Florido

.. And GCS; MocDill Wins

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\.-Rr -,.., ;- Slugfest Nets 18.2 Victory

.,' 1i If. ._:.-.-.::- -- t"-::- Over Gators; GCS Downed 6-5 t

: .t.-- :::: The Flier baseball team added two wins and a loss to their '46

.I __.; ..; _, _- record in heir games last Week, .downing the University of Florida
,,, -- ... -. ;- .:; and Green Cove Springs. while MacDill Field shaded the locals.. 121LIn
OssMtaostrrea t --. \ ,_ the Florida tussle last Wednesday -
.. '-N- ,o wu tt suit' _1$ R e
.. Lt. Lux's band blast- NAS first local
-- Lloyd the time a pitcher
: -....... ...- fI"'W' ... $X ,-/II ed out 19 hits to whitewash the has gone the full distance. He

'. 'Gators 18-2. Florida was power- also allowed but six hits, got three
less in the second Inning when the bingles in four times at bat, and r
,.. Fliers collected 11 hits .
/,!" "' straight scored the winning run. With the
and scored 11 Bill Cromartl I
\ runs. score tied up at 5-5, a solid blowto
': :'\ was the Florida hurler who felt the left field by DeMars scored

power of the Navy batters. Lead- Schmagel in the eighth and then
Ing the NAS team were shortstopBill the Fliers set down the Green Cove t
:' DeMars, who got three bin- batters as quick as they steppedup

gles in four times at bat, and right to the plate, to take the ball "
fielder Charles Pelligrinl, who game NAS left fielder Jack Clark

... '. grabbed a single, double, and a got his batting eye in this fray, *
; ,'" triple In four trips to the plate. and ground out three hits in his '"

... 0a The following Friday MacDill four times in the batter's box. /

Field 'came over to Mason Field Saturday the Fliers meet Florida
and their 12-11 win in the
gained U. in "*
a double-header on Mason I
sixth, frame when soldier Chester -
Field at 1 P. M. '
Thomas poled a homer down the I'
4 '
Boa Score .( MacDill Field Came
third base line to break an 11-11 NAS AB H PO A ,, '
deadlock The Fliers used three Pellim-lnl (rf) 1\ 0 2 .
pitchers against the MacDill attack Clark (If) I 0 2. "
Forbes (lb> <4< 2" 0
but to no avail. Jack Seid- Shield (cfMcCullotiKh> <4< 0 2 0
witz faned 10 men for NAS, and (2b) <4< II 2 i
appeared to have the game under rerhan (lib) I 0 0 1
;: -
It>Man (1.1) 4 a 1 I
.Air O,4a0s ,. control until Thomas' roundtripblow Berner (c> I 0 0 0
tom 4tY ,., tt L clinched the victory for Mac- heldwIU CI>) 3 2 0 1.
?eM. Dill. NAS scored seven runs in a Johnson (p) 0 0 0 0
Cnille ( ) 1 1 0 0
4 .",it wild first session, the best hit being P 0
'., 7rw e 1
). t1. u. oar sar.4 flW : : : '
.th t 4Atst.elMtetsdR W- 4ar s' 1tP+arvata a right field .home run by Fvani ) 1
) ''+. .aw+ya+wg .ruw rts art ea w. ..a,F.a.hV pitcher Chris Cagle that broughtin ''Elvineton (lb) 1 0 O. ,
three runs. I Totals 88 11 IT 0
Last Monday the Fliers traveled NAS .... ..... ....... ...710 800 000-11
MacDILLMttrDlLL. .........C...360 001 000-11
to Green Cove Springs, and drub HELD AB H 1'0 A.
bed the ICTh Fleet boys, 6Art I Judge (2bMcDonoueh) <4< 0 a 4
Schmagel pitched nine innings for (in) I 2 1 4 j
Borfros (If I 1\ a I 0 "M ,
Yakopee, (SbSchumacher ) <4< 1 <4< I ,.
(rf) 1\ 1 0 .
4P> t R K
SKEET TEAMS Nolan (Ib) S e. 0 .
Cornish (cf) 1 : : : s.
Haddock (e) 5
COMPETE TODAYThe Barton (1'1) 0 0 0 0
Ix-Grand (p) I 5 0 0 .
.. Thomas (tll) 4 2 0 0
.... NAS Skeet team will have
'-Batted for Berner In 8th
_..&... ,. ; > ... ., ".... 'ti'", .,h.... .>,.' its first meet in many weeks this "Butted for Clark In 7lhSeiclwlti ,
afternoon when the team '''- in tfth.
NAS HURLER Chris Cagle, (top photo) romps across the home plate In Friday's tiff with MacDjll) cross-station, rival, NATTC.playsits Runes Judge nor".. 2. Yukopec X,
Field after he blasts out a three-run homer in th first inning. Bill Berner, the Flier catcher, is the Sihumacher. I, Nolan 2, Thomas :i, Le-
it out the NAS
will shoot
I boy congratulating Cagle on his circuit blow, whileCharles Pelligrini (bat in hand) awaits his turn at They on Grand, Pelllgrlnl Clark lortw 2. Me- ,
the In the lower centerfielder Chuck Shields lets low and does skeet range. Cullough 2, leehan, IteMar 2, Berner. "
picture, a one go by (arrow) so Expected to lead the Flier bird Caxle. Two bait hltlt WcCuIluogh. iorbes.
the MacDill catcher! base YD.
DeMars 2. Three hltll Buncos
busters, are Clayton Boardman, kopee. Home runit Caglts Thomna. Stol. ,
Sic, and Comdr. William P. Rags- en basest McCullough, PelliKrinl. Sacrifice
Cage Banquet Softball Leagues VSB IATU Out In dale. These two deadeyes have hits! Feehan. BaN on bftllil 2 off Ca.elo .,
been the pacemakers for the In 1 inning 2 off feeldwiu In T Innings "
2 off Johnson In 1 Inning I off ..
Expand To Front In "Skeeters" in every previous meet, Barton In 1 inning I S off LeGrand InI/
Marks Final ; Play Sports and in an intra-squad shoot last innings Double layt leohan to Mct'ullouch -
to Forbes, Yakopeo to Judge to Ya-
week both broke 87 out of
Begin kOI>Pc. Umpires! Carr and Maxwell. Tim.
MondayThe Program ScoringWith 100 birds. tilt
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Squad number of teams signingup volleyball safely tucked II

for softball has exceeded expec- away until next year, the race for
Flier basketball team met tations and the leagues have been the Admiral and Commandant's j I
for the last time as a group last expanded. The official season will Trophies is entering the final lap 6

Thursday night, 11 April, and had start on Monday 22 April, as ten before the champions for 1945-46 I L 1
their traditional awards banquetat teams swing into action. are crowned. Softball is the remaining I
the Officers' Skeet Club. There are five teams in the Admiral sport in the intra-mural i i RUNWWBy

Highlight of the evening was the !'s League and in the Com league. At this writing, the VSB I I
presentation of silver basketballsto mandant's League there are now and IATU teams are the squads toI
members of the championshipFiler twenty teams. watch in both leagues.In .
squad. The boys also received The starting time for both the Admiral's League, VSBis
three team photos, and an addi- leagues has been set for 1630 with out in front with a total of 34
tional silver basketball for their five different fields being used. Of- points, gained by their first placein .
triumph in the North Florida American ficers games will be played at the basketball and second In volley

Basketball Congress Tourney Mat Area, while in the Command ball. IATU is close behind, how- r
The presentations were made ant's League the Obstacle Course, however, with their 32 points collected
by Comdr. Paul Emrick, station Power Plant, and the two softball by a first place in volleyballand Frank Tours, Sic
executive officer fields at Mason Field will be used.A a second spot in basketball. Baseball season here at NAS is now well on its way, so

A special gold basketball was round robin tournament will Softball will be the deciding eventin here's a little dope on the members of the Navy nine, for you

awarded Flier forward Joe Trosr be run until the middle of July. At this league. who haven'tseen them in action:
per for his fine play in the Na- that time it will be decided whether The Commajrfant's League is
of the starters for the locals
tional ABC Tourney held in Atlanta to have a second round or not. wide open in comparison to the Three Jack Feehan Shortest man on '

Georgia. Trosper was placed on Lt. Bernard D. McGarry is softball Admiral's, as any one of the teamsin are from baseball's beloved the squad(excluding Pelligrini of .. '
the all-tourney team. Sitting in on director. the top five could cop the crown "home town," a small out of the course!), Feehan has shown a

the steak dinner were squad mem-, List of Softball Team. Entered In the with a win in Softball. IATU is way suburb oft New York, called good batting eye and plenty of -'
bers T S. Ary, Jim O'Brien, Wes Commandant League the current leader, due to their triumph Brooklyn (no doubt you've heardof "know how to earn himself the
Paxson, John Chitty, Ward Sheffe, 2.1. Instructor Hospital.' Advanced Training Unit. in the volleyball playoffs, the jernt!) Yep, two of the boys starting call on third. It might be
Ed McDonald, Harry Platt, Bill 3. Ordnance ft Gunnery (Pistol Kange). but their 27 points are far from even played with each other on the added here that the Boston Red
DeMars, Whitey Tucker, and Man- 4. Parachute Loft. same high school outfit, and they Sox have their eyes on Feehan .
5. VSB Alrcrewmen Flight 860. -
agers John :McCullough and Bill 6. Dispensary, safe.Following is the complete standings played against the other gent who With Wentworth and :McGrath ..
Jones. 7. VSU Radio Shop. of the teams in both leaguesto was giving his all for a different backing up Feehan at third, it
8. Ordnance ft Gunnery Magatlne.Marines. date: Brooklyn high school (do they would seem that Coach Lloyd Lux

10.II Personnel. Office No. 1. SPORTS PROGRAM have two there?) Bill DeMars has little to worry about there .
PRO GRIDDER 11. VSB Ship' Company No. 1. Point toward Admiral'. and Commandant and Charles Pelligrinl were the Patrolling the outer garden for
12. Assembly ft Repair. Trophies teammates in high school, playingat NAS besides Pelligrini, are Jack
,7 13. Personnel Office No.2. ADMIKAL'S TROPHY
14. SUIJpl BasketVolley.. shortstop and right field for Clark and Chuck Shields These
15.! VfcB fe'hlp's Company No. 2. ball ball Total Brooklyn's New Eutrecht High. two are fine batters, and have .
16. Commissary. 1. VSB 20 14 81 Bill Berner was the man behindthe shown that they are not amateurs
20 91
17. Communications 2. IA1U 11
18. Personnel' 907. a. AOS 0 14 14 plate for Erasmus Hall Highat at shagging long flies (It ap..
It Aircraft Delivery Unit 4. VM 10 0 10 the time. Now the Navy has all pears that even "Steppin' Frank,"
20. Separation Center. Entered in 5. AL U COMANDANT'S 0 TROPHVTATU 10 10 three of the "bums." The hustle of the local dog track, can't take
Lilt of Softball Teams
Admiral' league 1. 7 20 2T these boys have shown so far this Shields' mind off baseball!) .
1. IATU. 2. VSB 12 10 22 year, is further proof that Brook The pitching staff is pretty well
2. VSB Staff a. Aircrewmen 20 0 20 lyn still turns out top men forAmerica's talent
loaded with :Men like
vas 3.: Student Officers Team No I, No. I.Ho. 4. Communie'ni 1C 0 18
3. 5. ADU 0 16 16 favorite sport John'Johnson, Art Schmagel, Jack
6. O ft G 2 12 14 Johnny McCullough, a Jackson- Seidwitz, John Schmitz, Chris Ca-

'8.1. POW Boathouse Guard 10 7 0 0 10'1II. ville boy who holds down the keystone gle, J. Meier, and W. Tinsley, make

NAS Wins Bowling A& R 0 a spot for the Fliers, is one of up a group of hurlers who will
10. Dispensary 0 0 0 thefew, holdovers from( last year's give opposing batters plenty of
0 0 0
Contest With Lake 11. Supply club. He has been whipping the trouble in coming games Cagle ",

City, who averaged 180 in their pill around-in great style this sea blasted out a home run in Fri-

I H City By 23 Pins three games. Lake City grabbed son although he hasn't quite reached day's battle with MacDill Field.
only the first of the three tilts, his '45: form McCullough is while Schmagel and Seidwitz both

I w_Bowling play at NAS got under when they nosed out NAS 758-: batting around the .350 mark, hit well in the University of Flor-

I way Tuesday night, with the lo- 756. The final score was 2481 to which ain't bad in any man's ida game .
cal bowlers getting a 23 pin decision 2558, with the Fliers on the long league Bob "Clearwater" From here it doesn't look like
over Lake City, on the Main- end of the count.A Forbes, another Florida horsehider the personnel of this station will
side Alleys. return match between the two seems to have the first base po- have any gripes about their base-

Rolling high game for the Fliers squads is scheduled for the Lake sition all secure, and this southpaw ball team this year, and we hopeto

-Lt. Ray"Bray, standout tackle was Lt. Comdr. William Stein- City alleys next Tuesday night. has the. armarks of a power see 'em finish up top in the

for the Flier football team last ke. Mr. Steinke chalked up a 200 I I ful hitter Forbes was the boy new service athletic league J-.:
fall, has signed to play pro ball for score! in his third game. High average When women get a run In those who scored three T.D.'s against Meanwhile, mate, why not drop
the Chicago Bears this year. Bray honors went to NAS pin. new synthetic stockings made NAS the season before last, when over to Mason Field Saturday aft-

played four seasons with the pow buster Kesse, his 190 score for from coal, wood and rubber, they he was playing for Florida U. ernoon and help your ball club
erful Bears before entering the three games beinfc I 10 pins better won't know whether they have a Rounding out the Flier infield is take a double-header from Florida :

t' NavY in 1942. than Carter and Edwards of Lake I clinker, a splinter, or a blowout. the protector of the hot comer, U Tt