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Vol 4-No. 22 8 August, 1946


Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Training Command .


PRETTY...""""' ","" CAKE, ISN'T>.. ',...IT.-.u.. "',U __ ........'. .....
.',. ., First AnniversuryVJ Of

Doy Is 14 1 August

I Navy To Observe Historic Date

J With Appropriate Ceremonies

iri- Wednesday is the first anniversary of the acceptanceof

the "Unconditional Surrender" terms of the United !

States by Japan, and appropriate ceremonies will mark the, .
occasion throughout the Navy.

It was on 14 August last year that Americans, aftera f

five-day, prolonged period of tense waiting, got the official
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word that Japan had capitulated ;,
PERSONNEL OFFICE I and let loose one of the wildest "

celebrations in the history of this

Officially, September, the day .
OF DEMOBILIZATION Jap emissaries affixed their signatures

Pictures on Page 3) to the surrender documents ,-.,
Many departments at NAS will aboard the USS Missouri, is V-J

\ K find themselves shorthanded next Day, but nearly everyone will remember
\ week when the last of the Reserves 14 August as the day the
pack up their gear and head for
wonderful news finally broke.
separation centers-writing finis
to the greatest mobilization in the Plans for the observance of the
history of the U.S. Navy. I. unofficial V-J Day at NAS were
While complete demobilizatfon still highly speculative late yester-
will not have been
I accomplished day. There was talk of a special
some WAVES and officers have
I extended their tours of active dutyin review, perhaps a band concert: ,
the Reserve until well into 1947 or some public ceremony. But
-the number serving in the Navy nothing definite had been decided
...... will be a far cry front the nearly at
.INFOIOIAI.ITI. WAS 1I1K KEYNOTE at the WAVES Fourth Birthday Party held at the 4,000,000 which were on active duty upon press time.
WAVES Club In BIdg. 716 last week. The girls seated on the floor are a few of the ones eligiblefor during the height of World News of the surrender hit NAS
the Good Conduct Award. In the background former Chief Martha Marshall and Miss Janice Mitchell War II.The while most of the personnel were
take time to chat with Comdr. Edith L. Stallings before cutting the cake. The review, also scheduled either at chow, in quarters, or relaxing -
to mark the celebration, was cancelled because of rain. department to be blamed- somewhere. For a time a
.. or thanked-for the smooth departure strange
-- --- -- -- -- -- --- quiet prevailed while ev-
of Reserves from NAS is the eryone crowded around the radios,
Hospital CorpsmenWill So Long, Gang! Personnel Office headed by Comdr. eager for further details. Promptly
Leroy V. Martin, Jr. Working at 1900, almost immediatelyafter
Be RetainedOn ceaselessly on that assignment for the surrender news was
Four Jax Air News Staff the past year, on many occasionsfar flashed, the Chapels threw wide
Active DutyThe into the night, the office is their doors, lights flashed on, anda
hoping for a breathing spell and a steady stream of men and wo-
large number of war casualties Members To Be SeparatedThe little relaxation from the tension men poured in to offer prayers of
remaining in Naval Hospitals after 20 August when the job will thanksgiving.
has made it necessary to re- JAX AIR NEWS will be right up there with other have been virtually completed. Later automobiles, their horns .:
tain on active duty all male hospital activities at NAS which will be stripped of many of their "Don't give me any credit," said blowing loudly, roamed the stat- g
corpsmen who have not com- personnel when the final draft of Reserves depart for sepa- Comdr. :Martin the other day In tion with shouting, singing occu
pleted 18 months of active service. discussing the accomplishments of pants. Patrons at Ship's Service
ration. will find the
Monday morning staff practically noli-
the "Give it to the
This freeze of hospital apprenticesand department. and the Anchorage went wild with
pharmacist's mates was announced existent. I office staff, the yeomen. They joy, yelling, stomping, and kissingany
Friday in AINav 425. i Bob Jones. Y3c whose cartoon creations. WILCO andShip's did the work All I did was sign female who happened to be
Unlike other enlisted personnel' ----- JAXSON WOLFFE, ESQ. have papers," he added with a smile. in sight. The WAVES put on
like yeomen, storekeepers, and won wide popularity will be among The commander pointed out that make-shiftwcostumes and staged a
many others, hospital apprenticesand Service the missing. Bob is heading back demobilization here at NAS had victory snake dance in the WAVESarea
pharmacist's mates were nev- home to Beverly Hills, Call, been carried out right on sche'dule, weaving in and out of the
er maintained at a higher point Opens Civilian where he will have a reunion with and that this was made possible barracks.In .
level under the former demobili- our recently departed sports editor only because of the personal inter- town the celebrating was far
zation system. The only ones af- Clothing ShopIt Frank Tours. He plans to en- est each person in the departmenttook less restrained. Jacksonville went
fected In this type work were specialists ter college in the fall, and eventu- in his or her job. I wild and so did the bluejackets.
in occupational and physical ally to continue his career as a "If they had done their work When quiet finally reigned on the
therapy who were not put on may be a little too late for cartoonist. half-heartedly, or only because streets in the wee small hours of
an equal point score with other the thousands of men who have Also on the list of familiar faces I. they were told to do it, I doubt the morning, it looked like a hur-
left NAS Jacksonville to
enlisted personnel until 1 June. already very seriously that things would ricane had struck with intense
return to civilian life, but Ship'sService no longer to be gracing the Air
The quota system put into effect have gone along as smoothly as fury,
News editorial offices
Is Lois Les-
has to
opened an annex
on 15 June allowed the release they have, he stated.
its Uniform Shop which is offer- er, Ylc. Lois has been the Inquiring A two-day holiday was grantedall
of hospital corpsmen with it must be
remem- civilian employees with the exception
ing a complete line of "Civvies. reporter and chronicler of all
as little as one year or 14 monthsof bered, not the
were only concernof of maintenance
This retention The new shop, located on theContlnut"d WAVES activities at NAS for almost I key per-
active duty. or- the Personnel Office
during this sonnel,while the entire station was
Two on Page Two a year. She intends to return
. Continued on Page to her old job with the Texas period. The regular work con- placed on a holiday basis. Only :
Company in Joliet Ill tinued all along. duty sections were required to be
THE OLD AND THE NEW I Before the machinery to take aboard on Wednesday and Thursday
Betty Culpepper, Yrc, our secretary Continued on Page: Two I .
and office yeoman, will have I II
: taken that trail back to civilian I THEY'LL RACE TOMORROW 11
life, too. "Pepper" has handled all
JAX AIR NEWS correspondence,
e I kept our morgues (photo and bio : 11
I I graphical files) up to date and I
has taken care of many other :1
chores around the office during her
assignment here. What's going to j
Ij Continued on Page Three
i. I
I Lt. Anderson Is I,

Named Publnfo I IJ

Officer For NAS J
f T'QiL1,4 Lt. D. A. Anderson has been appointed
PublJc Information Officer
for NAS Jacksonville to fill the
post left vacant by the separationof ,',
Lt. (jg) Eugene E. Speight
three months ago.

IF The new Publnfo officer, a native
of Peekskill, N. Y., is a naval .
4 aviator. lIe reported to his new
JJ1MCOMIR. duty from JATU where he servedas
a flight Instructor since March, -
WARREN P. McOUIRK, right, NAS Physical Trainingand Lt. Anderson won his wings at \ f
Welfare Officer and Lt. Comdr. Anthony J, Rubino, left, NAS Pensacola in November 1942, and
boxing coach who will assume command of the department following saw action in the Pacific with POISED AT THE EDGE of the pool, a group of youngsters .r .
Comdr. McGulrk's separation tomorrow, look over some of the Bombing Squadron 98 in the Sol prepare to dive in the water while practicing for the Children's _
trophies which have been won by station teams and athletes during omon Islands area, and with Swimming Meet scheduled for 0930 tomorrow. The event is open to x:
past years. In the center is the ron Man" trophy which was won Bombing Squadron 88 aboard the all children of officers and enlisted.personnel between the ages of
by Jacksonville this year. Yorktown. six and 15."T" .


'age Two JAX AIR NEWS 8 August, 1946

I U-J DAYi'r a ,1 a' -I 1st ANNIVERSARY I

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Official V S Nary photo Official/ V S. Nary photo Official V S. Nary photo
Official V S. Coast Guard fhotc'
I Pearl Harbor: Sneak attack reduces Midway Carrier plane hit Jap !SolomonsXaiv guns blast enemyin Saipan : The Mariana' key base, rtrlurn.Philippine drive: Powerful Japs from I" S j*rf l.nd> 1'10'1)I I

Narr: air and -urr,,('* power. fleet again after Coral Sea hntlle. opening Allied Pacific drive.Prtft taken in amnhihiouft operation

(''' I.I' nRATIOX OF V-J DAY at NAS last t year was joyous: ,

even though restrained.' To the I left of the layout on top of page A r +, r 1 *

& R night shift workers let out happy shouts after hearing the big f i i

news. Center two WAVES eye the civilian clothes in their Jock- ,,, ; e x i
j jro.
eta, knowing it won't be long now. Right Matmes, under the shower' j
when the news' was announced' over the' radio take' time out, to

thumb their noses at a map of Japan. Individual photos are R picture it A 1 s1 s/. y

story! of the road back from Pearl' Harbor to Tokyo. e
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Commercial Personnel

II I C intinuetl frum Page One

Bulletin care of the tran"ft'rIf' pet 1nnE'1

to separation centers could be, setup
Itulletinstill for aacepled| i until) at the start of the program a .. A i
*|>M-e has Ix-en filled.I Jo;\t. 8230 great deal of careful study hAd to

FOK SALK be:' made of the' many directivesand

Dm t-.Mt| mtii'l J""IIIl. n wt, mutt instructions from, Washington.,: I
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.. ... .., ... month But once the procedures' and system t1a3.
Kin; UK fl.n lid .1. 1 .'= ."" ----
.. I.I.I.! 1MIKA: Randolph. |' !ool. MA'S.! was established' the' office was Association photo Official/ V 'S Official V S Nary photo
I ff.,mo ..( furniturt. only u.HI l 8 months, able to handle' large' groups withassembly Nary photo Tokyo, Bay Surrender After
muni U. sold U-t........ Annum id, and ;3I l.MH. l. Iwo: In bloody fight, Marines inessential Okinawa: Kamikarea fall to halt : -
){otert Kirh' lull l CumU-rlHnd: : Ho. line' speed.A I base for air offensive.of '. blow at door of JIID homeland.! A-bombs. :3d! Fleet pour-din!; I
..r...;; house: on doubly I I corner lot. nori.n I special section' was cieate-d to I
from Mr(',...,.. tart, :12.(, KinlL.>. I service records of all -
process persons -- -- ---- ----- --- -- --- -
( 1....).... Tel. 27774.oXI., 217.Ijvunr going to the SepCens' for. dis 250 persons out no later' than corps personnel' are not afficlrd set. yood condition. II 1(1.'(
12nll H...nco;a\'. WAVES wu .-nouraped -
J.I.| I'fluifer Turf niHtinK.. THliitnl"" computed points! on each individual I the big joke seems to be' on ( ; however, to voluntarily,
.....i..l. "lfk '.''I.rl.H4i."ATtU'' new. LI Lison prior to transfer to be absolutely : them. The wholesale transfers !!- 1 Continued from Page: 1 request retention for any j>-rioJ'
Hl ISfE t.

To rent unfurnished 2 or 3 ledr..m I The existing Transfer Sectionwas worse than many other depait-' of one to six months for all July J0i7.
house Murtmmt. rrctwnt honor hold; : their USNR and USN ill I .
or enlarged to seven people to ments. Thrt-e.quarteTS' personnel I I hospital corpsmen -
IA .t..Jr.. avkd Tfl. 2-1 e'ft..42.(. ('''I'M.! Thylor. handle the increased work ]load involved amounting to 20 rated 1 who were unfortunate enoughto I A pessimist is one who thinksall

An ("itrtm -fIt, younif .nliHMl couple'\ desire I in the shipment personnel yeomen, will leave in this last be tiansferred for separationin women are immoral An r.jtiinifct -
lo oh"rot with other courlt. E.t- to SepCens' throughout the' Ira ft.Ship's. the first draft.
1 1,42., is one who hopes so.
Ki.Ufiotn, MUII..V Hill ,M-I-IIOII, to NA ;. country. Although their work I --- --------- I Male enlisted, hospital corps personnel -
:.. hour Ol'l'' to Hall Kxt. 7I< was not dlrf'dlronnf.t d with who have extended' and ateapproved '
< An""eT to 'fIIChl) >>
from Kxlfifviol sod ti..srvelt Hlvd. separation, other sections also Service for retention under' Al-I .
to hAS, hour OTir. t "II. were expanded, as these mass Nav 137-46 or BuPers dispatch
WnntMl R riders In.... Jnrknontllr., Klorilii transfers affected practically every | Continued from Page One 222100 of February 46, must comply R
< u. I"ditofo.e4i.| Ind. on or iilmut the section in the department in lower deck of the Recreation and with this service
IMh T AiiKiiKt. If inttrcftM!. hlrsre| ,
mil. Mrs. P.\Hrd Ht -!..21'2If! I or I 17(*'. some manner.A Ship's Service Building, is managed or their respective' agreement D A ft L G S N
FOR REST: total of 7,000 sailors and M'OWAVES by Col 1ms Peek' a Navy vet which ever is later.

Ott n..m. r.cur, Air HHHt'lif line, tnnl.y have' been sent from NAS eran.' Spot tswcar, shoes!!, hosiery, i I Special attention Has called to ALE TH 5ISI .
11..nt.n. Av.. .n.ferrrd. Tel. 2.21.11.:1: : Shrl- to separation' centers during the neckwear' and suits are among the fact that WAVE hospital ) A S
of This includes the items on sale, and although R R F. SN
l 14u 1le corner Taom with kitchen' |>rivi-' operation' .the program. -
.\lyre, tear KAS Loa line find hoi.pinv; only those!\ who were' han stocks are limited because of the browse around, and look, over thelE'le.tion. S LS

renter.SIM.r ,l. Tfl.4551,2.5518.Rirkrnhrad; kosd.. I Look< dled by the Personnel Office, and difficulties involved in obtaining "Even though the' fellows M A R AD

LOST not those attached to squadrons merchandise, a fairly wide rangeof !! may not be quite ready to

rwlirtlrt. ) rofitoininir, money mid THIIlil which maintain their own personnel styles are on hand. don civilian clothes," said Peek'
", .. 1'1.rr.. hat in NATT tf-li.hon. offices.' | Prices are typical of Ship's "they're' welcome') to come in and S S tM
' H. 'r. MiHinmi. Mniniiiilc Tnr.
rorlHlhon (>ffii.. .;.,. 41. The last draft for separation is Service', and are in line with its find out what's being worn these' S
F"u.i"ln< pen in Shioi Scivirf ..l Mnin- scheduled to depart between 12 and policy of selling for lens!! than regular days on the Ollt IIldl'."
ode, nr''..<>d rev 20 August, and the department' is retail stores. ,I I By the' way, they dun't have any 11
if rMurnwl to- t' M. Lute Phr.If.
ward. Hake "he',.. ,No 2. 1'.1. Ml. planning to have tht entire group | All hands ate' invited to drop in, white shirts!
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DANCE Station Band. From 20:JO to 2JJO: : '
"HOLIDAY IN MEXICO," stalling Walter Pi.) eon. Sh,)W4 at
1430, 1730, 2000' .
1tA :MONO( \Y
"COCKEYED MIRACLE," featuring Frank Morgan.' Shows at 1
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"CRACK-UP," starring: Pat OBiien Show. at 2000' only.
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"DANGEROUS BUSINESS" with Lynn :Merrick Show at 2009(

4 "STEP only. BY STEP with Anne SUNDAY J ffriell. Show at 20') only. '

"HOLIDAY IN ;MEXICO: starring Walter Pidgeon Show at 2000

only N'ElNESl.tY: ; j

"COCKEYED MIRACLE." featuring 'rank Morgan. Show at 2000( ..
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,\ ; OKAK--Available at Mat area, Yorktown Avenue am?,.
r Musttn Road 1000-11.50 and, 1300-1330 daily and at Gear Room, topside -
i......." ,.a. ,,, Bldg 72tf, OSOO-1700 on work day.
:MODKL .\ml.\NI.: SIIOI'-Rear of Bldg. 39 open 1200-2400 .'
r daily and. weekepdsIeetings at 2000 Mondays,
HOWLING-Six alleys located in Mamsile, Recreation Building
Y No a. Alleys open from 16JO-2130: Mondays' through Fridays; 1700- .
r. 4 2100 Saturdays: and Sundays '
BOXING For intoimation regarding workouts, contact Lieut. "I
1".0 Comdr A, J. Rubmo extension 591: ; or report to Mamside Mat after t
.M.VIN>II K I.OUJSa-Formerly the Reception Center, located in
the South wing: of Building No. 95r is open to NAS personnel and
their guests from 1000 to 2200 daily Available for wedding receptions
bv arrangement with Welfare Officer. Combination radio-pho- j
nograph available for use of all hands
... LI KK A RY-Located on second deck of Mainside Recreation Building -
No. d. Open from 0900 l to 2100 :Monday through Friday Saturday
from 0800 to 1630 and on Sunday from 1200' to :!11)0.
SWIMMING: : Indoor swimming pool recreational swimming,
1SOO' .2100. Outdoor schedule, Mon-Fn OSOO-1900' Sat. 101}).19WJ.
Sun. 1200-1900
dOI 1'- -Course open from 1000 to sunset, daily Saturday and Sun-
day trom 0900-1700. Golf club are available at Golf House Bathing
trunks prohibited on Golf Course.
l'IIOIt.I'Open: daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty
vi ,1! ...... eau'ds and uniform of the day), 1730 to 231)'. Located south of Mason
r; 'I1ls-Racquetj' and balls are available at the Physical Train-
ing Building No. 726 and also on Mat area (corner of Mustin and

", <,-." ,.... Yorktown Roads '
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m ( yea -_ So Longl'l'TUIHU

('itiitiniHyl/ from Page Oan .

; IN Tilt: .\\'- happen ra the future when we .
OIJT to the I left are many of some
want to locate an AINay or
the people attached to the :Main-
side Personnel! 1 Office who helped Station Order issued three years
make possible the on-schedule ago, we haven't the faintest no
separation of 7000 sailors indefinite ...
: tion. Her plans are except
and 800 WAVES from NAS in .
the past year t 111 I :Mast Section that she's heading straight
!left to right Leila P. Dickey home to North Augusta, S.C.
John. R Graham CY; Robert L.llk. I Unless we can find someone to
Lj .wI \\ .... Y2t: Shirley A. Sebaska,
Workman we'll
replace Kay Y2c
Yl!' and. William T l Eilola Y3c.
i2i i Reports Records and Re- probably cut our telephone wires,

I'lipt Section left to right, Kay is the girl with the accommodating -
Rob-Mi Coutermarsh S2c (under telephone manner who handles
i Alice Gibbons and
sign : ,
Commercial Bulletins an.llt's
Robert Lee S2c i.In front of
tan i :Mildred Bryant. Y2c almost a full-time job answering
<-,,,,, i ror.-grutind at typewriter! : Joel the constantly jangling phones and
a wS \(ntll1. Sic. bl'hll1dHldrl'd: ; I the hundreds o' calls weekly from
ChaiU-s Handle S2c; Virginia people seeking apartments houses,
Walthall. YU; Sam Blanks S2c furniture, automobiles and heaven .
f. in background: Paul Dirks CY knows what else Another of Kay's ;
.. 1 seated Patrick O'Neil. Y3c; duties has been mail distribution
M sty A, Harper Y3c at counter of the JAX AIR NEWS sendingout
t ;, i t:1I: Re-enlistment and Discharge hundreds of copies to other
k flit sL ; Section left to right, military establishments, newapapers -
? ) Tommy' Spight, Y2c B H. Dar- I libraries, and other interested _
y dir leading Chief. and Charlotte individuals and activities She's .
North 'l211. ill I I Transfer I going back t> her home state of .
Section I right, R. Earl Massachusetts
H,)dge. YJi: : George E. Dtttmer, J
I Yes, th.'y're all leaving Friday
SI.. Helen Hirsch CY: Doris
E. Wilcox, Ylc, and Russel' J, I Practically a miss exodus The _
Reel. Sic ((5)) Comdr. Leroy V. : editor along with Jerry "Slim"
Martin Jr.. Personnel Officer A very. Sic our newlyacquiredsports
vi (16)) Lt Don Frazier assistant ( writer is being left alone a
personnel officer separated:( last I' to hold the fort on Mamside And
week The Processing Section, 'on top of everything else, we've
not pictured here, appeared( in Just moved to new quarters in the I
a recent issue of the Jax Air south wing lower deck of Bldg
News 9J: <), formerly occupied by Educational -
kJL4 J I Services

N ..hvilltt, Tenn. (SEA) Sgt. You think you have troubles?
e Alvin C York, World War I hero, You haven't got enough help
struck oil near his home at Pall Don't call on us for any sympa
Mall, Tenn. Geologists say it is thy. Your shoulder may b@ just,
one of the better well.. in that the one we're looking for to cryi
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,.. :':_ flrWT"iY'iC) -5- I r- BOOK SHELFIf I Bob Cronk's CROSSWORD PUZZLER

H 1 2 3 4 S 6 1 9
editorial Offices you would like a change from read-
South Wing, Lower Deck, 11M 930 13 1
10 ]1 12 ; 15
ing novels not of
J'eJel lIUlie Extension: 831 why try a biography some
Arthur M. Greene, Editor important or unimportant person who has 2 ,
Bob Jonts, \3c, Art Editor ]led an interesting life. You will find that 17 : !

The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the many of these books of "fact" are more 25 26 27
U. S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida, interesting than fiction. : : : :
Air Station Jacksonville Florida at
Naval no expense -
to the government and in compliance with:I GENGHIS KAHN by Harold Lamb is arousing 28 29 30 31
SecNav Circular Letter 45-526, 28 May 1915. Copiesare I tale of the rise and conquests of
distributed free of charge at the Naval Air this master strategist who marched his 32 33 34 3S y6 37
Station, the Naval Air Technical Training Center, Tibet
army across through Afghanistan,
Advanced Train
the of the Naval Air
ing Headquarters Command, Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Persia, Armenia, across Russia, and into 38 39 40 41 1,2 43t,5
Field, the Naval Air Gunners' School, the U. S. Poland ana Hungary march which has
Naval Hospital.Rear. been acknowledged as the greatest military tG 47
Admiral Ralph E. DnvUon, feat in all history. "
Commandant, Seventh Naval District z-o 53
Chief of Naval Air Advanced Training And then there is Gene Fowler's biography t,8 :

Captain. Anthony R. Brady, USN, Commanding of John Barrymore, GOOD NIGHT, 57
Jacksonville Naval Air Station 54, 55 5b
SWEET PRINCE; with its interesting theatrical

Captain Ford N. Taylor, USN, Commanding bakground from the great days of 60 61 62b3
Naval Air Technical Training Center: 58 59
the Drews and Barrymores to the spetcac-

Captain Robert U.M.S.Gillett Naval(MC Hohpilal), USN, Commanding ular Hollywood era. Gene Fowler, a news- 6Q 65 66 67 6S 6
paperman, has an interesting life of his

t Captain Maurice Personnel M. DeWolt.Separation USNR Center CommandingNaval own to recount and tells of his boyhood in 70 71 r2 73 747r
his most recent book, SOLO IN TOM TOMS.

U. C-A. Alexander A.Marine Vandogrlft.Barracks Jr., USMC, Commanding Rackham Holt's GEORGE WASHING- 76 77 78 79 n0 q

INGTON CARVER is a biography of one of
Captain R. R. Briner, USN. Commanding 82 C3 84
Naval Air Ounnert :School: the outstanding negroes of modern times.

Commander Howard E. Born USN, Commanding Born in slavery, at death he had attained
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Cecil Held< distinction as an educator and scientist of ACROSS 35-To place 81-Size of shot 36-Rub out
1-Prev'arlcator 38-B Ither 62-Freedom from 37-Canvas theltets
Capt. Albert Williams USMCR world-wide fame.YANKEE 4-Male offspring 39-Make an error toll 3s>-\\orm
Marine Aviation ucincnmtnt 7-The subterran- 41-Make a hole 83-Man'i name Mohammaden
FROM OLYMPUS is a biog- pan part of a 4.4-Musical note 84-On the ocean month
The JAX AIR NEWS receive. Ship'i Editorial Association ma- raphy of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and plant 41-A large Quan1))1V 41-Kind cf make ..
tcrial. Republication of credited matter prohibited without 10-'loward tlty 1-A titled noblewhich crushes11A I
permission of SEA: Washington 25, I). C. Republication of any his family, written by Catherine Bowen. The continent 45-'To woishlp man Its prey I
other matter, except bji service publication, la prohibited varied lab) 47-Scheme 2--Anv 42-Mineral *rlng> .
of his
without permission of Editor, JAX AIR NEWS. background family and the 12-Born 48-trench for 3-Rodent 4o-DlsVnal
fact that they were so interested in the 13-Exists ."and 4-to cut after -Mimic
14-Railroad (ab) 49-Pacific Island snick 52-Sick
development America. make this an enlightening i 16-Mineral rock 51-Narrow Inlet 5-Faroe Island -'ihose<< people. ; 1
One Year Of PeaceNext well 18-Golf mound 63-Stieet (ab) windstorm 57-Sw eet potatot-i
as volume.
as entertaining
20-A distinctive 54-Nev'erthelcss 6-A fellow man 59-Short for Ed-::
Wednesday the world will have been Colonel Bodley has written a biographyof doctrine 56-r!'fiend 7-hdge:: ward
22-Meadow Affirmative 8 Bone 60 Kupee* (ab)
at peace for one year. Not officially, per- Mohammed, THE MESSENGER, whichis 23-A collection of 58-One who pays 9oody: plant 61:Pastiy ,

haps, for the Jap surrender wasn't signed un- one of the first human portraits of the mythological and heroic 61-Appeal attention 10 15-Male-Foot part sheep 63 62-Each-lo a (great ab) distance -

til 2 September, and even yet World War II man who established one of the world's songs written 63-'lo gibe food to 17-Kind of cheese of space
19-Before 84-Sea
In the Old eagle
b5-A slender Bra
hasn't been declared over. Until the peace great religions. This story of the foundingof Norse language zilian palm 21-One who en66-God of the altar
we're still at Islam is 67-In the midst of 22-Not M much fire
treaties are signed, technically exciting and sometimes bloody, 25-To 70-Upper limb 24-Short for Al- 68-A very mall
govern;: asa
with political intrigues and military battlesto king 71-One (Span) bert quantity

war.But regardless of whether or not World free Mohammed from the persecution of 27-Appear 2 -On the sheltered (- 72 74-Turf-Obtain J7 26-A-Yes pronoun(Span) 71 Insecticide-Kind of Indian

War II is actually over, the past year can the Koreshites and the claims of his own side Registered J9 31--Observe Hearing organ 76 73-A-Like beverage
30 An affirmation Nurse tab)
hardly be called a peaceful one. Civil war family. to be proved 76-Near 32-Homelike 78-Elevated train
Fascism still flourishes in 32-A pronoun 77-Male adults 33 Angry 80-Steamship (.t)
rages in China. For a bit of light entertainment, read 34-Kind of Insect 79-Plural ending Solution on Page Two
many countries of the globe. Violence flares MY WAYWARD PARENT, a book about

a, in Indonesia. The daily newspapers report I Irvin S. Cobb, the great humorist, writtenby SYNTHETIC FUELS TO
border clashes between Siam (Thailand) and his daughter. m in n S rdut:BB
i Indo-China. A revolution recently overthrew I -*- BE STUDIED BY NAVY

a South American dictator. India still clam- THREE'S A CROWDIn (SEA-Efficiency) of syntheticfuels At Ihe Stati. Chapel. Dirmlnk....
is Bete1 sad Mutin AvenuePrateetant
The Palestine question
ors for freedom. the parlor there were three- and mixtures of synthetic
And internal political strife I
still unsolved. She, the grandfather clock, and he- with natural fuels was demonstrated 0780-Holy Communion ('lIDflaJl]
and factions racks I B. C.; Gilbert.
left right
When he held her in fond embrace- in full-scale demonstrations before 0950-NATTC Ser.ic.-Chaplain E. W,
many nations.A The clock held its hands before its face. representatives of the Navy, Andrew.
year of peace 1 European countries, with Army, science and industry at the 1045-Dlvlne Service-Chsplaln W. R.

t the exception of a fortunate few, lay. ravagedby Naval Engineering Experiment Stevenson.Divine Service. f.r Celere4 Par..naeiiBeildisg l
six years of war. While the guns have Station, Annapolis, Md. At the .u
been silent for a year, it will take genera- same time the Navy announced its 1430-Chaplain B. C. Gilbert

tions to erase the scars of battle. 'Many for- W1arnd decision to continue a long-term CstI'.li.0700Mesa. .
study of synthetic fuels in
mer powerful European states are on the eration with the oil industry and 0900 1100--Man.Mssi.
verge of economic collapse. Runaway inflation "Neuxs ondVieius f romStafarv engine manufacturers.Fuels Christian Science Seniee

in Hungary has jnade the pengo prac- used in the tests were t100-Sunda11 Small Chapel.An .
tically worthless. Others are nearly as bad manufactured from natural gas, Outdoor,Is maintained Nursery for between small WO children
off. coal and shale and were used to and 1200.Weekday.
operate landing craft, amphibious Religious Services
Here at home industrial warfare took the tanks: and experimental gas turbine Jewish Kelia-ioas Service and
place of military warfare during the past Chaplain B. C. Gilbert and turbo-jet engines. The 1800-Frld.y Fellowship In the Small Hoar Chapel.

"year. A wave of strikes slowed reconversion The most unusual thing about the minis- Navy, world's largest user of oil, Latter Day Saints Service
After full of and of Jesus His radical of began its study of these fuels as 1800-Wt'dnuda-Hutual Meeting In ,
to a walk. a year peace, try was way gettingto far back as 1941. Small Chapel.
with virtually all the armed forces demobi- the root of the trouble in the human per-

lized, it is still almost impossible to buy an sonality. His was so sympathetic a nature BACK HOME TO STAY

automobile, a washing machine, a radio, a that He could infallibly place His finger on Rt a
new house, or even a 'small electrical appli- the real trouble or the real glory of those who '

ance like a toaster. And the prices! !1 came within His orbit. So it is a Christ whois

Yes, the shooting is over, for the presentat interested in the motive behind an action Ak! ri 'S

least. But the world's ills are far from that we find in the Scriptures.This .

cured. The old struggle for power has be- searching understanding of Christ

gun. The diplomats are back at their old results in placing blame not only on a wrong

game. The peace treaties haven't been writ- deed, but on a wrong intention. A man is

ten yet, and to date the United Nations have to be equally damned though the sin he con-

accomplished nothing concrete. Even the ceives never gets beyond the border of his .

Iranian-Russian dispute was, in reality, set- wayward imagination.The .
tled outside that organization.Still Church which continues the ministryof

the wholesale carnage is over, and Christ through the fellowship of believersis

has been for a year. That, in itself, is some- likewise not so much interested in the

thing. Perhaps on the second anniversary things you do as it is in your motives for

of V-J Day we can turn back on a better doing them. If only for practical reasons, ,, sal

year than the first. it must spend its time and energy trying to

alter the causes rather than the effects. Its j

rules and standards only serve to sponsor a
QUOTABLES"Women conducive temperament for the development

are beginning to get cocky and .of worthy desires. IJ

"hard to get" again, now that they are being Among Christians you Will find those who

given the "red hot dope" by various women are not nearly so interested in how much b"i: ieLKEAIg

newspaper columnists. It seems that thereis you drink, swear, lie or are unfaithful, as ,
nowhere near the scarcity of pluckable] they are concerned to know why you are I 5

males as advertised and the women are advised doing these things.
to regard them as surplus commodities. If you find that your reasons for spend- I

They're not to grab the first one who comes ing your time and efforts on unimportant
--- '" '
" along as they've been allegedly doing duringthe things are not worthy reasons, then let a ADMIRAL ""CHRIST B. STOCKTON: left," formercommanding
around do Christian association put the finger of God officer of the local Separation Center and until recently
war, but may shop as they Senior Naval Aide to Paul McNutt, High Commissioner to the PhilIppines -
" for nylons. Neither are they to use the on the root of the trouble by giving you a receives a congratulatory handshake from Captain M. }of.
frightening rush approach, but just relax new reason for living. "For if our heart DeWolf, right assistant chief of staff of the 7th Naval District and

and wait for some man to notice their un- condemn us God is greater than our heartIf to present Commanding Officer of the Center, when he was releasedvCvV5.2uty
our heart condemn us not, then we have the Naval Reserve Monday. Admiral Stockton
usual assets.
the Center
August, 1945: and turned the command over
From the MEMPHIS BLUEJACKET confidence toward God." ,((1 John 3:21-23): ).. to Captain DeWolf 11 months ago, on 5 September 1943.



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8 August, 1946 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Five j



.a VIRGINIA K. WALPOLE Inspe lor; !

: .. One happy item of news came ,
wt\ -- from the Power Plant this week. HELEN n l' XJTTE

Wilma Perkins was so thrilled she
Aircraft Overhaul
Miss Lillian Wolfe,
: could hardly think of anything else Inspection office, is taking ,
f' -her husband is coming home any that much-needed vacation. She "

{ day now, after more than a year will spend her vacation with her
' of sea duty. "Ma" Perkins, Main- Jacksonville Beach and
family .at ,
tenance, was pretty excited, too- the good ole sunshine, salt water, .
Powell is her only child. and fresh air should send her back

I' Mr. Boyer and Mr. Piper are completely rested and full of "wim
both back at the Power Plant after and wlggor"
their vacations-
L E Jordan is back at work aft-
Mr. Franz (Contract) is off on
" er a week's vacation. Just ask
l r'. indefinite leave because of the critical -
J him why he goes around singing,
illness of his daughter, and
: Mr. Grey has been out suffering "Cement Mixer-Putsy, Putsy".

from a back injury. W R Holmes, inspector in the

Comdr. Clarridge, Design Super- I p Fuselage bhop, has promised to
intendent, is spending this monthin bring us all some of those delicious

Potsdam, N.Y. pears which he is helping his wife
I to can this week. Keep up the
We are wondering what ever
work Holmes.
:j happened to N. C. Farmer, who good ,
was stranded in St. Augustine at The department extends a hear-
; the time this column was written. ty welcome to its new messenger,

S It seems that Transportation had I Alfred R. Gazay. Delivery of the

sent some mechanics down and repaired i mail, and each delivery on schedule
'. his broken-down truck, but '_ is no simple job, what with
he didn't know It-or some such t --- all sorts of motor trouble, flat
general mix-up. TAKING ADVANTAGE OF the special luncheon service offered by the Station Cafeteria, em- tires, lack of brakes, and a little
ployees of the Gyro Section of the A & R Instrument Shop staged a nopn hour affair honoring two bit of everything put together, Ga-
Mrs. Bess Nall of has
j I returned from, Housing av, wonderful, j employees who were resigning after long periods of service, The meal was served banquet style on ta- zay is finding out during his first
just I bles covered with linen and flowers. week with us. Incidentally, Gazay
trip to San Francisco to a Shrin-
-- '- --- used
would welcome a good scooter -
..; era convention with her husband. couple of days leave last week- or bicycle as it seems there is
She went on a chartered train haven't heard what he did with Station Cafeteria Offers something wrong with each and
j which at all of interest
stopped points them. every venicle he has been given.
. route and she really '
en says -
'g 1 had the time of her life from There is a new girl down at Luncheon ServiceLuncheons Minnie Leone, inspector In the

,11 l the moment she left Jax until the Maintenance Dorothy Shy shy Special Instrument Shop, changed her
we train pulled back into the station The stag line in the file room will name on Sunday, 21 July, when
'! last week. I be beating a path down there to honoring employees or just plain get-togethers, are she became Mrs. Russell lolman.
in the cards for civilians at NAS if they care to take advantage of
look the situation o'er.I Minnie will be discharged shortly,
Chief Clerk Don took
j a i I service offered the Station Cafeteria.
; a now being by but plans to stay on in Jackson-
I Special arrangements for on-station luncheon parties have been I
GOING ville until January, when her hus-
I GOING, GONE inaugurated by Manager George Lesser. To groups or departments band will receive his discharge.Then .
---- .- -- desiring to stage one of these affairs ;
they plan to leave for Hon-
ASK MY WIFE :uuucd WorKers I the cafeteria will provide eyvllle, Utah, where they will make
table with linen
settings complete
their home. Congratulations to
I. WAS flowers and all din-
Needed At Special
this happy couple-and we all wish
will be cooked to order and
: If you have a friend or knowof them the very best of luck and
will be served banquet style.
THOSE who has in
experience happiness.
S anyone
-I'. Arrangements must be made a
.; ELUSIVE the aircraft trades, there may couple of days in advance by tele- Cnief ii t. R Sudberry, his wife,

4 NEW CARS be a position waiting for him at 1 phoning Mr. Lesser or one of his and small daughter, Sandra, are
, 4 .-. NAS. spending their vacation in Chi-
assistants at extension 8188.
'.LaI ere are appiovuiialely 1- cago, 111. The chief will have thir-
Prices depend the number in
i 000 positions to be filled, ranging upon ty days leave, and we know they
the party, and the type of meal to
nom 81 cents per hour for will enjoy every inute of it.
be served. Typical of the low cost
it %? helpers to $1.32 per hour for of a luncheon is the price for a full G. W Oakes, AMMlc, inspectorin

t 1 killed mechanics. course turkey dinner-95 cents per Engine Overnaul spending his
Four years of experience are plate. With sufficient notice, the 15-day leave in Pensacola.
j.J: required for the following positions cafeteria can prepare almost any Jean Stewart Stout, Y3c, has
: Aircraft Instrument Mechanic really been excited these past few
kind of entree.
i. HOW ABOUT h.y Aircraft Mechanic, Ord- days-and she has good reason to
,, Last Friday, employees of the
nance and Electrician, Aviation be. She is getting aischarged and
YOUR //A/COME/ (requiring at least one year of dyro Section of the Instrument will leave immediately for her
} Shop at A & R held a luncheonat
work aircraft)
electrical on home in Michigan, and from there
TAX ? ?? the cafeteria honoring Alexan-
Only uuee jean of experienceare she will leave to join her husbandin
der B. Stronach and Sue Aid who
for Aircraft Mechanic -
leqaired Boise Idaho where the
resigned after long of asso-
General Radio Mechanic years
; couple plan to make their home.
and }Metalsmlth (Aviation); ciation with them.
-, Elsie Milburn, Ylc, one of the
and for Aircraft Fabric Worker, Those attending the luncheon
few WAVES in
remaining our department -
declared it a huge success and
two years of experience as a will also join the civilian
j worker. Help vowed that if ever another occa-
fabric canvas
ranks this Elsie
week. she
General sion presented itself, they would says
ers, Aircraft ;
plans to leave for her home in
t 2 Metalsmith requiresat again hold the affair in the cafe-
and helpers,
of teria because the quality of the Kentucky and take things easy fora
least one year experience. while, and-she shyly adds that
food and the far better -
.y In price was
residents apply
:, "UNCLE"KNOWS WHAT 1t Locei may Of- than anything offered in Jacksonville she is planning to get married We
at the
' TO 00 WITH IT. 9 S S'ftM< person 450 Employment to the U. S. all wish you the very best of luck
(r. .. fice, Building or t I and happiness, Elsie.
Service Office, 10
( tfV East Employment Ctreet. Out-of-town Readers Digest reports seeing ,. F. E. Sollie, AMMlc, inspector
_tV"J Bay in the Landing Gear Shop, is also
mailing this ad in a magazine: Remember!1"Sklntees"
residents apply by
: /- may leave this week. He is
I\ that on spending -
for Civil Service Form 60, obt 4n- are panties give
the freedom of action that your his 15-day leave with his wifein
j i1 Rainy able at most first and second
\CJ offices to the Boardof fight for freedom demands Alabama
D'Y' -) claws! post ,
Civil Service Examiners,

l ,. Building 450, NAS, Jacksonville -

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I I Engineering-by Fred E. Cljne nautical engineering. I .

f -Two weeks have drifted by and The Duplicating Shop bleaks into -

1 S" no comments about the column. print this time. According to

THE KEY TO iXheAf I'm always ready for criticism arid Tracy, head operator, they are get-

, .. 'THE SITUATION news from all. Next we should ting along Just as efficiently as
hear from Technical Files and the they did before the big turnover.

' #i ,it Laboratory.Lt. Ellen Paul and Paul Kemperare
:):": Reed has joined the ranks of about to join the ranks of the
'I ,;.,' :NOW THAT HUG PAY RAISE is an actuality, the big topic of the engineers in Special Devices in 140,000,000 civilians.
. discussion is what to do with it. Marion Fulcher, Supply Department "Buz" Sawyer and "exathlete"Earl We offer our deepest regrets to

, 'p': amateur cartoonist, has summed up some of the employees' reactions Pardu 's private corner, Say, Kathene Trabue of I.'exas, who justa

"lAf"- in the above illustration. If you're planning to do something else Earl, when are we going to move few days before discharge, heard_

; ..,. with your extra money, don't let this stop you. After all, he couldn'tget again (Just kidding). of her mother's death.

po" all the ideas in one cartoon.u Have you heard of the "gallop- Administration and Personnel

Gussle Campbell (Delivery) : Mgt ing typewriters" in Engineering? by SiatUe! B. \\ood-Personnel wel-
If not ask Mrs. Chambers to
"Air condition my house." + give comes two much-needed employeesto
Irving Tate (Inventory) : "It's you the word their staff-Miss Edith Guaade,

going into the new house I'm build- Lois Kirkland had a prolonged assigned to Personnel records, and
r ing." t. vacation which turned out plenty Kane Uzzell, assigned to the Time

Diantha Mason (Public Voucher serious. Lois, when are you going Section.
SUPPLALLIES ) : "Buy a steak or a pound of swimming again ? Marilyn ratmlge, }"2(', left this

butter." Ex-Lieut. Eugene G. Humpal week to enter the hospital for a h', r
Marlon Fulcher (Inventory): from the Personnel 'Division has tonsil operation. We wish her a 'J

"What raise t With living expenses Joined the Engineering staff Good speedy recovery. Miss Patridgewill

going up, we'.e losing money on luck "Hump" on jour new job as.. join the group of happy civilians -
CLARA E. :Jsl'LfcK a civilian. soonafter her operation. She
the deal.
To the query, "What are you Charles Bickley (Accounting) : above, in charge of the civilian Littlejohn still has trouble get- I has been assigned to the Time Sec-
planning to do with your 14 per "Take out the blonde." page of the JAX AIR NEWS ting through the small doors in tion for about IS months and 0 will,

cent raise?" asked of Supply em- Lucille McDowell (Inventory): since April 1016, went on term- A At R; wonder if Plant Division be very much missed.

ployees, all sorts .of replies were "It won't be noticed with this in- inal leave Monday prior to being could have all the doors enlarged Plant Division by Mattie B.

, received. Here "arc a few typical flation." released to inactive duty She is for his benefit. Wood--Miss-Gloria Psota rejoinedthe

; ones: Walter Fay (Personnel) ; "Be returning to Pittsburgh, Pa, Henry W. Fanning and Robert staff this week after spending!

... & George Stealing (Engine Parts) ; gin to really live." where she will resume her careeras W r Mains of Beneficial Sugges- a month's vacation in. Chicago.
r "Save for a trip to Boston to attend Walter Berry (Inventory); "Useit a teacher in the public school tions lave:! moved to Plant Divis Welcome back, Gloria. .
the World Series." to catch up with my expenses." system there. Michael Casconeof ion. Mr. Scott took a nice vacation "

Sam Hendricks (Proposal) : Oretha Dougherty (Stock Con- the Industrial Relations De- E. F. Holland is leaving us to and had all his teeth pulled. Why

1 "Make payments on a new car." trol): "Add to my cedar chest. partment has been appointed to improve his education at the Uni- doesn't someone explain to him the

\ Paul Etheredge (Inventory): Lizzie May Long (Sales) : "Buy succeed her in gathering news versity of Minnesota. Edward expects difference between sick and an-

"You'll have to ask my wife." groceries." about civilians at NAS. to obtain his degree in aero nual leave? /i iP

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Page Six NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 8 August, 1946


Catholic Chaplain Cavalcade of Stars

f I

\I Reports AboardLast Stage Show Variety i

J Saturday. 3 August Chap- Scheduled For 16th
lain Paul Francis Bradley Lt Ch-

C, USN reported aboard this sta- If you can sing or dance if you
tion from Whiting Field, Floridato have had any type of stage or radio
fill the vacancy left by the discharge experience, here is your chanceto
of Chaplain show us and prove it to your
Father Bradley might find his friends The "Cavalcade of Stan" COMDIC. ROBERT 1*. Inn; :

I work here rather mild compared to a musical variety sponsored by I'm sure all hands are glad that
IttOVIZ: SCHEDULE I his former assignments He wasattached NATTC Welfare and Recreation the Admirals Inspection finally

y needs more talent. A few have already came off and the period of waitingfor

MATT applied and have been audi- the day is over All members
tioned but we still can use you of the $taff expressed themselves

Tmrli...n.1Y DANGER WOMAN. with Brenda Joyce. and Don if you have theatrical abilities. as being well pleased with the appearance ( ->
Putter Shows at IJciO 1700 and JO', ). The "Cavalcade of Stars" a production I and functioning of the
which will bring a bit of Center They picked up a few
1'Kill.IV AMI: :-;.-\Tl'HH.THE BIG SLEEP starring Lauren Broadway to NATTC will be presented small things that need correction

Bacall: and Humphiey Bogart. Shows at 1130. 1700 and :20.)t). at the NATTC Auditorium but that what inspections are for

th/ > 16th of August.Instrumental --to help us do a better job by
:MJMm -SW AMP FIRE. with Weismuller
Johnny and Virginia getting the views of someone thatis
Grey Shows at 1430 I'M and 2000. bR background will befurnlih..d
x ., not so close to the work every
; by the NATT Cats or-
l\1U\H.\\: AM: ll'i.siYCRACKUP: with Pit O'Brien and chl.'stra.o.1Q stage show l is complete day.The
Claire Trevoi without a bit of the feminine Hobby Shop will eventuallybe
touch so to please all vocalists and a greatly expanded activity as
WEINISIA1'DANGEROUS: : : BUSINESS with Lynn Merrick dancers from out of town shows the result of a visit from a Bureau

and Forrest Tinker Shows at 1100. 1700 and :'')>'. will be presented There will be officer in charge of this program
plenty of songs dance numbers On the basis of our complementwe
11.1IIt"U.\Y---STt BY STEP with Ann Jeffries and Lawrence and even the most enjoyable comedy can be given the tools and !gear _

Tiernsy Sho\vs at 1130 1700 2iH)0' I acts I for a 10000/ square foot shop '!!1
which will be about two wings of
So--all local Sinatras or Cro.sbjs -
YeUolvVa.lel' I Fred Astaires help us put it Galley Two in place of the: one
that is now in use Plans are being .
over Contact M Brooks of NAT
111 t'Uxl l) \\"- NO SHOW. TC Welfare if you're interested. !- made to install the larger ship
I and it should be ready in a monthor
Final audition will be held with two. In the unfortunately
: Susan
starring -
the MATT
Cats this coming\ Monday -
H I vward wiring already approved
so contact us before that. for the present location
SUN ).\DANGER WOMAN, with Brenda Joyce and Don Porter will have to be held up and saved

-- .... k- for the new shop. But it shout be
GED Tests To Be
to the 28th Marine Regiment well worth waiting for.
IO\H.\\' AM ll'Ksl' : ).\\'-THE BIG SLEEP, !starring Lauren famous for its invasion of Two cases in the mast line

Bacall and Humphrey Bogatt Saipan Iwo Jima, and the occupation Discontinued SoonThe brought up something that has not

ot Japan. It was his regimentthat arisen for a long time illegal tak-
WIn\toiU.\\: : :: | SWAMP FIRE with Johnny Weismuller andVirginia
General Educational Development
of in restricted .
made: history with the outstanding ing pictures: a area.In
Giey. Flag Raising episode on Tests will be discontinued the first place. all cameras on
Iwo Jima after the 16th of August All applications the station must be registered with
for the GED tests the Yard Officer at the gate where
THINGS TO DO-ABOARD For his part in these: campaigns
must be in to that date.
Father Bradley wears the Asiatic-! prior they will make you read the: orderon

PacIfic ribbon with battle stars, These tests have been beneficialto cameras before granting the
IIOItKl! MIOI Monday through Friday, 1700-2130, Saturday the Bronze Star. Purple Heart and most students and ship's com- pass. In the second place a restricted

1301-21.: ). New location in Bldg. 411 Wing-No" 1. Instructors on duty Presidential Citation <( for leather chaft model airplanes, and plexiglassKt.l'.ll School Diplomas College credits says, and is certainly not open to
His home town is none otherthan
I may be acquired through these taking pictures Don't let the fact
: : IIXLL 1730-2130 Outdoor and inside Brooklyn N. Y. he attended
Open nightly
that of all
tests The results of these tests are you see pictures types:
San Jjvicnes and snacks available the Niagara Seminary of Niagara
I used as a basis for counsel and of airplanes published nationally
Falls: N. Y. and was ordained upon
OMICI.IO KhCKKATlON ROOM In auditorium open daily guidance lead you Into' thinking it is all
graduation, June ot 'II.
pnig .' ,. a.u p oi and lounge available I I Those interested in taking the J' right to do the same: yourself
Those pictures are carefullycheck..d
GED tests contact the
I'.OUl.l.NC: Six behind Service available to all please
alleys Ship's : to see: they do nut reveal
Educational Services Officer, Lt
personnel Monday through Saturday 1700-2130 Free bowling if you Hobby ShopTo : any details of equipment that
C imdi C K. Warner before Fri-
set yout own pins 10c a line for pin boys. I might be on the confidential list
diy the: Ijith of .AugustNATTCen
I'If.lUtl.IIU'I.X" ('LUIt-iNA'l'TC Airdiles) Meets Saturday Organize Something that you could rut, b I sure ot yourself if you go round
1030 Auditorium
morning at in : Bldg
I Photo ClubThe shooting everything you see In,
U.I.KOOM: DANCE rLA >-Every Monday and Wednesday at Ordnance. particularly there are

the H nteu Hou e. Beginners class 190'' to 200'' Advanced class NATTC Hobby Shop is introducing still plenty of items that are on
2(100( to :loJo). I the classified list
hobbies week
new eveiy
No outer personnel will be admitted to the Hostess House between .
New equipment: has been install-
these !trout.
: I ed. The latest hobby to be incorporated -
\\ ) II1iPool: : No. Recreation for WAVES, WAVE Officers in the Hobby Shop! schedule -

t C<>uf'Jes. Family Groups-Children must be accompanied by parents : is Photography. No doubt SERVES ALL HANDSThe
fljnJa> through Saturday 0900 to 2100 Sunday 1230 to 2100 I there are many who have been following -

Pool No: 2-For Male Personnel only-Enlisted and Officers. Mon- this hobby for years but Atlantic Coast Line Rail-

day through Friday, 0900 to 1100. 1200 to HOI, 1500 to 1600 and 1700to had to discontinue it because of e road maintains a ticket and reservation
expense equipment, and locationfor u office at NAS for the
210)' Saturday 0900 to 2100. Sunday 1230 to :2100
developing and enlarging. convenience: of all hands The office
(,UI.F- Station Course, daily from 1000 to sunset. Saturday and Those interested in this new bobby is located in Bldg. 597 in the
Sundiy from 0900-1700 Open to all personnel: Clubs available at Gear: please contact the welfare officer Separation Center area Hours are
Locket! in mthside of NATTC Auditorium Mindjy through Saturday or the Hobby Shop in the The WedJmg Bells will nng at from 1100 to 16')1)' .
-10()<),170). Sunday 1030-1700 evenings: 2000 on Saturday 10 August at The office will arrange" tickets:
j All Saints' Protestant Chapel Lt.
and reservations for civilian em'ploy..s
interested in the newly organized band. t"What's -
n'IcAn'one: Joining Tattersal of the Training department -
the best to teach a of the air station wellas
contact Randals at Barracks 13. and Miss Frances Wilson
girl to swim ? I for service personnel
l'I'\\IS-Racquets: : and balls available at Physical 1 Training Bldg 'First you put your arm around will be united will in be matrimony performed Theceremony by Information as to departure!

513. her waist take her right hand in time, connections and reservations :
Chaplain E. W. Andrews and will
IIOVll.: lltMI: -Open daily 1500 to 2100, Saturday and Sun yours "* be a full military weddingNATTS may be obtained by calling
day 1100, to 2100. For NATTC enlisted personnel, relatives and guests "But this gills my sister""Then so'' the office at Ext 741. Mrs Jane
first date dance was
push her off the dock. Mitc'hunt is the ACL. agent
N.\TTC Um\It\-Lo'atedn Auditorium. Open Monday through popular that Welfare and Recreation -

Friday OiMO to 2100; Saturday and Sunday-1230 to 2100.ATlll.irnC : Seaman: "Just between the two I sponsored a second which

f.KAIS: --Available at Gear Locker, Physical Training'''of us Chief you should rememberto took place at the NATTC Auditorium .- EVERYTHING FOR THE
last Friday
S+\; Department Bldg 513.H'11'II.Games. }! house!pull.When down I the passed blinds your in home your '! Refreshments other than cokes HOME- BUT HOUSES ..

<< in the Intramural Softball League are played last night I saw you making love were served IV se corsages were
\ every we .-kdinight beginning at 1700 I to your wife." | given to all the girls that attended ( SEA) Opening of the National .

Chief: "Ho! H o>! sailor the joke I A song and dance team from Modem Homes Expositionin

WHERE TO GO-ASHORE I I Ii is on you I wasn't home last I the local USO show was well accepted New. York New was devices almost and a gr'anlilUCCt'SIi.
night. by the couples. Feats of gadgets!
i JACK'-O.N\II.I.K: IUl'IIISBUies: leave at frequent Intervals I magic: were displayed by Malcolm resulting from progress during the

from new bin station at Clay and AiWms isam e as Navy). Surf bathing A reduction of $11.25 was madein Ogden who also acted as M.C. A war llama were the center of the show

ami otfut recreation at one of worlds finest ocean beaches Bus the clothing allowance of the I The dance "Juke Box Review" to burn thrower has been wAds rm modified
effective 1 introduced orchestra dancing out stumps and An
fare 25c.: Navy by BuSandA a new to, -
I July. Formerly $131.20. the allow- I fans the MATT Cats. electrified screen" was demonstrated .
r NA\ :Morill.KV; 110.-.'IlltUSE) 101 Eat Church Street. ance is now $11995 The announce- I The Chief AI Simbaldi, was into that will rid the home of

u-O: ( (nNTLKN:: : at 122 West Forsyth Street; 311 West Duval ment was contained In NavAct 57- I see us the other day to inform excessive flies A compact heat
i Street. L'SO WOMEN: DIVISION at 43 West Monroe Street 146 ( NDB, 15 July). I us that he's going home in a few unit that would require no foundation -
I Value of the quarterly mainte- days Al as you all know is responsible was exhibited
.; CANOEING: IMIING: AM: BOATING: Cedar RiVer on San nance allowance remained at $12 for the success of the The only tiling not shown was .

Juan Avenue Take Lake Shore BJ.. three blocks from last stop on for enlisted men and $20 for CPOs I Boxing Smokers and Tournament. how or where to get a home SIt .
San :Juan: Row Boatstwo hours 50c; canoes: -$100 per hour; motorboats -- The next boxing smoker! will beheld the gadgets: coiiM IN put to work 'rKaa.a

$:2 OJ per hour five to eight people per boat. I A man who had a bottle of as soon as the Chief returns:

m.llto.lm.uICIHIG: : MAGNOLIA AND HYDE PARK STA- Scotch on his hip slipped on the But thit's: no excuse for you"box- City: M'I. (ISEAi-) Mrs

VLllo Bjth l located out San Juan Avenue Facilities available for Hay I icy pavement and fell On risinghe ers to stop practicing. The Shack her Gladys Mae Wright, 21. exercised
felt something wet on his leg will be always open tor all boxers woman's privilege in the middle
tide j .
1! "I hope its Wool, ," he said so keep punching ot her 100 foot suicide jump
-- ___ : from the Missouri River brl.lge.

11 SQUARE' : UP MATE: By Ted Horowitz When she hit the water slue
__ ___ hanged her mind and struck out
S -- forth



"|.Uin Furl N. Taylor, USN.

("H"nll"J1ioe. .
CufiirannW K? M-I t | Ui-obis. UhN
i K.HUIV: ..
Editorial Offices for NATTC

Section: Rooms 137 and< 138) ,
Administration Building 500-A.

,I -4 Tel.Adv..rE Ext 20*

W Andrew| .. IA. CMC(
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8 August, 1946 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Sever))

Veterans Offered ''Navy's- New Rocket NATTC's Pride And Joy I


I Hospital Better Chance In 'Motor More Powerful

Chatter A Small College I Than Germany's V-2

< SEA I The'small college offers i| (SEA ) "Mohy Dick" rocket ,,;

Ky JOHNNY JOHNSON I'hMIcA the bet chance for Navy men returning 'motor one-third\ more) powerful
familiar sight in the corps to civilian life and aca ''than that in the giant V-2 rocket!
barracks these days are thpassageways ; '
men's demic pure-nit, a Veterans Administration used by the Germans to bombard
: quiet m>ms. and of 1.686 schoolsin London late in I ihe war is one of

even the ladders stacked high with! 47 states survey and the District of Navy's! latest contributions to thl

pea bags, hand grip: and tnxei Columbia found nation's rocket re c rch. f f a
ready for shipment home. Aug''. + 4i ix
This rocket unit
will be hererand the There are 162,485 vacancies In new propulsion i's
rust 20th soon which develops a thr st in excess!'! k
the 1,029 institutions that have }
old familiar! !saying' "I'm USNR' already answered inquiiies, with of IiO tons!'!, increases the speed\
will be no more. We leave this
of aerial rocket such theNavy's
j an
fel few or no vacancies in the "name"colleges.
one thought with you though, 1 "Tiny Tim' by more than
: sws arwhy don't you think thing! : three times its present veloc .
f' ."'oven(alJd Instead of passing thosi The situation still is serious, i ,
of HK! ( ) feet per second Adaptedto
.. 'wbf ea "n to buddy, have then though: the total (vacancies! jet-assistnl take-off it enable -
'. will leach 250(1(() the
../ cleaned. Laundry service isn't back probably by giant aircraft to carry a
tt jh rmal yet, and this may hole time all the schools have reported. greater: payload with shorter take

.. you,Up trying to pet a full sea bag; Total enrollment of full-time stu off.
'. W'II'.I1011: ship over for another dent-veterans may run as high as
'cruise. Funny, huh ? Think I It 750.000 this fall, with that many j i Firing of the liq d-propellant.
1'( (!.et engine developed by Bu .pr
still admission.
more awaiting
over:- We know) tIme) of you willie
for its high-speed' Gorgon; pilot-
back "Educational! Opportunities for less! aircraft also has been, demonstrated -
FLASHWe! !! thought this was Veterans" pamphlet that lists!'! the at the Naval Air Test

going to be a good paragraph for schools by location and indicates [ Center, Patuxent River Did Da-:
buthave their of studies' Is availableat na
the column you range of 350 pounds
S the latest instructions! pertaining:' SepCens and VA regional of livering a thrust of BKITK IIAKLAN, "'p(A ))2(', one of America's outstanding di
and firing for a period over
the fices. vers, pictured above, finally fulfilled one of his greatest dreams- to
to Hospital Corpsmen -- ate ;) engine
AINav42546. : two minutes, th compact become the National Diving Champion of America. After taging first
COLD!!!! You might read known the ML 2NI
Just!'! In. -- | is as place in the Naval) Air Training Athletic Conference Championship I
f-- I I The unit (consists of a tank LSsembly Swimming Meet which was held here two weeks ago. Bruce left for
"Gotta /get back to the wagon, j NATTC containing the liquid oxidizer California to take top honors in the National A.A.TJ. Diving Meet
'" and liquid fuel, and a comI Last Bruce was runner-up in the same event
last week
folks! These shoes Is killing me! News Items Wanted | year
I Ibustion chamber where these pro-
Minnie Pearl Cowboy Copas,
and Pee Wee King and his AVSM Contributions of human interest pcJlants mix and burn at temperatures j With the jacketed chamber, or
of several thousand! dpI -
Gang highlighted the Grand Ole sports| and oilier elation The flow of the p'opel'antsinto I motor, only four inches in diameter
(pry Show presented for the pa aftUIIU-M to lie Jav Air 1\8 | I grees. and 10 inches long, the engine
the chamber is regula'ed' bya
tif'nt.lla.-t Thursday in !Ship's: Service I Mill be UK fct welcome.Send control) valve and an injector, is literally a package of I

Auditorium. Truly a grand ur bring article to Public and the chamber, is cooled by circulating power. The Naval 1 Engineering

program! For information on future Infnrinalion Office Kf\ \ No. the oxidizer through a Experiment Station near Ann 1 I 1 1Iwls

shows and athletic events 500. Telephone 20ft. surrounding jacket before feeding spoils Md.. develope the engine

keep In touch with your Red Cross tI into the chamber., during the war
Recieation Office in Ship's Service y -

Building. To The Victors Belong The Spoils
___. _u____._ ..... A, Letter'' Ylr

While sipping a few cool 1 ones at ( (.tO'l'IS:: : Where did ) "u spend

the beer garden one hot evening "'.J 1)ayJAMES ?

this past week, we look up and D. THORNTON. AMM3c,
what do we see ? YepScott1 Boston Mass.
without Dolly. What's the dope
Tjtt 'I spent a very quiet uneventful
holly? Was it you or Scottysho
V-J day last year aboard a
had the watch that particular
ship in a task force in the Pa-
night ? Need I say more, ?
cific. In fact you would hardly])

know that the war was over, it
"Yellowmoon, rat.How! tune. was so quiet. There was little celebrating -
South Sea Island night in June." among the fellows in the

'Cept it's August! That's 'the netting crew everyone seemed to be remembering -

for the Red Cross dance fc their buddies who

August. Come over and join the weren't there to celebrate with
Jim in the Auditorium and Rec them."

Hall We hear there is to be a r a BILL HARVEY, SIc Milwaukee

South Fed Island floor show, too t Wis. .

"Last V-J day was spent in the

The latest audition to the greatest city in the states! Chicago -

WAVES' barracks is the "cutest" and what a celebration that

little thing you ever /!iRYPll.. was! They kept it up for two clays

tiiree. she's' charming with dark straight, although I only participated -

brown hair, grey eyes: and an all one night. Crowds in the

round ge d sport.' Why when she Loop numbered more than they'

walks down the street, even the usually do on New Year's Eve.

girls say, "Is'nt she a dat ling ?" Everyone was very happy and excited -

l'fn referring to none other thana that the war was finally
_... "
cute little PUPPY named Chaser. __ ;$. Since Schenley doesn't stay riCirKKD ABOVE are the NATTC Boxing Champs and runners-up of the NATTC Boxing JOE STEFANICH, Sic, Bronx,

home much any mote Chaser has Tournament which was held here last month\ The boxing trophies were awarded by Captain Ford N KY.
taken over hpruu'k" with a few Commanding Officer of NATTC. Reading from left to right, first row: Lt. Comdr. :Merle Ma- "I can't say exactly where 1
Taylor Welterweight Issy L. Moreno Sic, AF 28, celebrated the end of the war, but
alterations I hear she's sleepingon keever'elfare Otricer; Leo F. Luquette Sic CTO
l I know I started out in the Bionxit
Jim L- Trapp SIc CTO, Featherweight;
Nylons these days. Better becaieful. Lightweight' : Bob McGlothlm, SIr AEM 48, Welterweight; -
F. N. Taylor, -- was quite a night and I had
l, girls where you lay yours. Richard L. Beck; SC3c Lightweight; Joe M. Combs, SIc AF 26 Featherweight; Capt.
Referee RonaldJ a hangover. Everywhere: you
Instructor and : quite
and NATTC. Second row: Chief Al Sinibaldi. Boxing
Being a newcomer a youngster Commanding Officer ,
she, d(01In't know better. Bondy, SIc. AF 27, JuniorMiddleweight'after: B Davenport, SIc AF 28 heavyweight : Anthony went. people Just insisted on buy-
heavyweight; ing a drink, especially if you
Middleweight Pete E. Arms, Sic. Welfare Dept Light you
R. Compagnone. Sic. Police Foice. Middleweight ; were in uniform, and who was I to
Bob McDonough
Tickets to the Jax boxing matches George Columbine Sic. AF 25 Light heavyweight. 'no'."
: 48 Junior Middleweightwas say
Dick C. Ayraud, Sic
may be obtained through Red Jack F. Schebries, Sic AF 21, Heavyweight ; BOB WHITE, RM2c, San Francisco -

Cross for every Tuesday night, and not present when picture was taken. Calif. .

tickets for the wrestling: matches "I was on my way back to the

every Thursday night How about NATTC'S OWN, THE WATT CATS --.'\!; states from action in the Pacific

stopping by for yours ? and at first we couldn't) believe
the news. All the rumors we'd

S lonely hearts Ib-pU: The ever heard for the previous days made
us doubt the word when it finally
cheerful Bonnie Williamson with\ along
r .( iPt came There was a little celebrating -
: face since a certain lieutenantwas
done by the boys, but the nialority -
separated from service a couple
of them Deceived the newsTeri'
of weeks Cheer Bonnie
ago. up
quietly. Our memories of action
die there are -
were too vivid to forget to
Lt Commander patients and "
on their: feet too. FRANK BROWN RM2c San Diego -

'..* Calif.'I .
It ....."the Aim)"'. lows and the was back in good old San

'Navy' gain when attractive GayleEllsworth Francisco on liberty at the time,

transferred from Air and oh, what a night! I really believe

""Forcn-JSurfeon's: ; office, Greenville the civilians did more celebrating -

,. Army,AIr' Base, Greenville S.C than the service men -. in
lP.aBop1w1i: Office has "standing ? time than !some'! of us who > \ e

j, r room"_only?" __ :, a caught with the duty. I did rind
time to spend a few minutes in

Glad to see Timekeeper Rosa : the chapel to offer a prayer of
Bourns back with us again after thanks.
BARRETT. Sic Portland -
her prolonged: sick leave) Let's
) Ore.'Believe .
keep those paychecks rolling Rosa.
here in
it or not right

Jax When the news first came
one of our nurses, Ensign Ruth
W through I remember the snake |WH ,.
Klepfer. is "flashing1]
sporting .
rade around the base-then the
diamond which means only one x
word went out that there wouldbe
thing;, of course To her and her .< that
no liberty ashore, but
gallant Marine captain, smooth tuned out to be false. I went into
sailing' on the hip of matrimony town and wandered all around

in the future. with thousands of other people' .

Even the $.P's were in a charitable
CAN'T HEAT TIIK MA'IIINE .. on'" mood that night, as more
M R.. Tenor
withWilson Alto Sax; Putler
F Sic formerly
and T Raye
(SEA > of Music as you like it, soft than one fellow was poured on and
Despairing ever Humber's orchestra, the Sax Ftldy) Bill Tnimptt; Davis,
catching the mechanical rabbit if smooth, furnished by the) newly ) surprise off the buses and nothing was salt
Cats were a
NAT L. Williams, E. P,
R. Trumpet; "
he the orthodox Gizmo. contributedmaterially about it.
ran way, organized: NATT Cats to all that attended the af
the reversed his course i Trombone; Anthony, A, J., Piano; fl'
to the success c>f )lat fair. The style was classy; the I
during a race on the Multnomah ''I dance "Juke harmony sweet, the music' soft. and Hobbs!, J, W., Violin; Silvers'; H., Newark, N. J. (SEA) The
track in Portland, Ore., to nab the Friday night's date smooth Drums; Thompson, R M String "pants burglar" who has slipped
orchestrais the rhythm
rabbit used as a lure He Box Review This new Volunteer'mtrnbers of the NATT Bass; Zeh Randy, Vocalist andRaye upwards!' of $75,000 from pantspockets .
knocked unconscious the, compound entirely of volunteership's I Trombonist and is back again for his sixthonsecutivs ..
Sax Tommy
wa'i and student he r- Cats are: Behm G. A., Tenor ; I ,
pact. The patrons got their company Foe F" i i Leader : MMOD.
Alto ,
back. I sonnel.) Under the supervision tl f Culp, D, L., Sax; /



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Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS 8 August, 1946


,J Annual Golf Tourney

a s y +

1 Prelims Near Finish tj,

Ir i w yt t f h hj Smith of NATTC Is Medalist;

a' ,,P uks Runners
Livingston, Foley Up

I The preliminaries of the Station Golf Championships

are being rapidly brought to a close. The stickmen have ,

been on the course steadily since the first announcementofthe

tournament by Jack Harvey.. At all hours of the dayin

the past week the players could be seen swarming over .

the greens and fairways. The announcement broughtA... "
crowd of golfers to place their 'entries ----,- --- ",\. .. '
and the weeding-out process 'NATTC. C. R. Smith, Sic [ 6 "
is already in effect. I lin with the low score for, 9lii.! !: iA4",
There were three flights playedoff championship division with a'.total' ,, :
during the past week, consist of 73, three over par. He r art I a 1.' ''
ing of the championship flight, the fine game all through the match.' ,' ;
lrst flight, and the second flight touring the outgoing nine holes'In .
Eight men qualified: for the championship a good 36, and coming back with Jii'fl' :!:
division, and the low med- a 37. All In all, he played hard-to-

alist was a seaman representing beat golf
Any golf fan would have enjoy
--- ----
ed seeing this match. It was the .r
sc WAVES Softball Team kind of game which appeals to

.. any sports enthusiast in that it
.... .. was anybody's till the last stroke
..." Gunning For First
had been taken. There two
0: ..-_"" were
men tied for second place, E. Liv-
THE NAS WAVES Softball team above, has amassed an enviable record of nine wins this season. Place In City LeagueThe ingston, AMM2c, and Comdr. Foley -
I The girls are tied for first place in the city league. They are, left to right, standing, J. Peacock, N Both shot a close 75: to push
Logan, W. Jones, G. Blinn, M. Llewellyn, Manager; E. Petty, V. Sledg, V. Winter and G. Gustola; 'NAS WAVES varsity softball Smith.
kneeling, J. Harvey, T. Jackson, I. Free, S. Edge, B. Vladeff and V. Walton. team which has gathered an Probably the most competitivepart

Impressive pile of wins so far this of the first leg of the tourna-
season, now seems out to grab off ment came when Comdr. Foley
Flier Nine Takes Two Easy Wins the second half of the Jax City got a birdie 3 on the 16th hole,
I. League. Right now the team is and had a good chance to tie
tied for first place with Barbee Smith's 73 for the 18 holes. The
From Oceana As Season Nears End Motors, the count for both teams commander tightened a bit under
being two wins and no losses. In the strain shooting a one over par
the; first half of league play, the on the 17th and missing a short
Combining good defensive play NAS gals took second place, losing 18th to him his
putt on the give
with a still better offensive, the I went on to retire the Oceana teamto I I off a long fly ball and end the only one game to the Barbee Mo- second-place score of 75. A
Jax Navy Fliers made a track preserve his shutout. game. If he hadn't caught it, the tors team. on the last two holes would have par
meet of their two games with the In the second game, another game might have had a differentscore under the him with Smith.
Originally supervisionof put
one-hit game was pitched, this at the end.
Oceana, Virginia club. The two
games, played Monday and Tues time by Jack Seidwltz. The Fliers 1 Lt. (Jg) Verla M. Hill, since Joe Vas uez, Sic, led the way for
her return to civilian life the teamis
day wound up with scores of 4 to pounded out 12 hits, good for as the first ,flight competitors witha
0 and 12 to 2, with the Fliers rid many runs: while the Ocean boys Jax Navy Griddcrs being capably managed by Mar- low 81 with M S. O'Donnel run-
the of both. got one hit and two runs. garet Llewellyn. the coach, ning up with an 85. Lt. Steve
ing top
Prepare For 1946 eight of the team's key performers
Kona plated third. The second
In the first game, Allen pitcheda The Flier ball club started the
one-hitter to Oceana and shut ball rolling with three runs in the Football SeasonFor have gone the way of all good flight was won by Comdr. P. C
them out. The Fliers scored in the first frame. McGrath was hit bya reserves, including the hardest hit Bonnette, with a 94 One runner-
second Inning when Bill Berner pitched ball and went to secondon those many football fans ter, Ginny Walton. up was the Jax Navy football
..' got on via an error and advancedto an Allen single Gezeli then \\liu( fight the battle of competitive Top batting averages of the present coach, Lt Comdr K Kovalcheckwith :
second when Boudreau singled. reached first on an error and Mc- sports every time any other sport team are held by B. Vladeff, a 93
McCachren put one into left field Grath scored. Berner, with his It mentioned as being better than with a handy .643; S. Edge .550; All first round matches will be
and Berner scored. When Allen second double, scored Allen and football, the summer swt'atlngout'period T Jackson. .541; and J. Harvey played off by 1930 Wednesday,
..- came up with a bingle, Boudreau Gezeli. In the second frame, Allen 1, nearly at an end. Before with a 516. Skip Edge has con- and the second round matches by
scored the second run of the Inning walked and Miguez sacrificed to very long, pl'Ople111 be discussing nected for two home runs, three 1930 Sunday. The whole contest is
left field. Glenn a\ls and the Rose Bowl, triples, and five doubles. continuing smoothly, and credit
The score remained 2 to 0 until I McGrath came up with a single instead of Bob Feller and the The won-loss column shows 10 should be given here for the efforts -
; the seventh inning when Wil- and scored Allen from third, and World Series. The "coffin" corner wins three losses, and one tie. The of Jack Harvey, who is stag..
d helm walked to first and went to' the inning ended without another will soon replace the dugout. WAVES have run up some rocket ing the tournament.
second on a single by Gezeli. score. The game went on with the Football Is a sport that ran be scores this season to show their The championship is an annual
r' Berner then came up with a big Fliers batting the ball all over the and is enjoyed by almost eryone. I I superiority, such as 27-0. 31-2, and affair on the station! and this
double which scored Wilhelm and park to run up the 12 to 2 score. From the scientific minds who 20-0. Of course, not all of them year's competition is bringing out
I put Gezeli on third, who crossed Miguez made a real circus catchIn joy seeing' : strategy put to test,t'n-I have been so high, but they've all many interested fans and partici-
the plate when Boudreau singled. the ninth when he ran clear out the bloodthirsty Individuals \\ been high enough to win ball pants.
:" I The scoring ended there, and Allen to the edge of the park to grabBy go to a ball game to count the games. The matches to be played off In
'1 --' -- payers who are carried off the Only four games are left on the the championship division are list-
I field, It satisfies them all. It's a WAVES schedule. Two of these ed below:
clean hard-fought are with Barbee Motors, the lead-
1 rough game
C., R. Smith vs N. A. Sheppard.
s and It's sport in the row. ers of Softball in Jacksonville.
"1 fl 3O The Jacksonville Navy expectsto These games will not only decide Comdr Foley vs R. J. Cravens.
have a rather large thumb In the championship of the city, but E. Livingston vs Lt. Comdr. lar-
the football pie for the 1946 sea will provide plenty of fast action robino.
i son. The head football coach, Lt. for the spectators. R. C. Witzel vs Lt Comdr. She-
Comdr. K. Kovalcheck, has received *
close to 150 applications<< from Surf Bathers Beware membership fee of $1.00 per
aspiring players but after the (SEA)-California residents who month for officers and 50 cents for
weeding out process has taken plan to go bathing this summer enlisted personnel was instituted
Place, "Coach" will work the were warned to be on the lookoutfor at the station golf course over the
-. season with about 60 mt-n. or the Jap mines. The Navy advised week-end. There will also be a 25:
<< equivalent of five teams that Jap mines are likely to wash cents green fee for all non-mem-
First work-out for the gridder ashore and explode on California bers and guests of naval personnel. -
Is scheduled for today. beaches. ,
and other medi- ------ -- ,
you read the papers, magazines, f

ums of public expression these days, you're liable to run BATTIN' THE BREEZEMIKE I

into a whole lot of noise about the veterans' effect on ama- ,

teur sports. Athletic directors, and a few others supposedly t .. .. .. :'>.'t; .. :*: .'1;.

"f' concerned, are harping about "the extremely rough manner" 'S

,. they. expect the veterans to exhibit on the athletic fields.
,, -
Some of the stuff has been printed
ture, and even harder, than the .
( in good faith by well-meaning peo- ta {
1..1 pie who are laboring under false average college athlete-but who ,.
impressions of just what the armed has ever known a losing service : #
Some of it hasn't.
forces are. team to break out tanks and halftracks nn
I The primary purpose of the
and make a run on the
I' armed forces is, naturally, to teach
men to kill in one way or another; stadium? In fact, can you cite H
and to see that they do Just as I any unusual disturbance caused in
meet, or match which I
,1 much killing as possible. Granted. any game A
', JI You can't cut cards for an island, was caused by a participating servo :
or shoot dice for 'a beach head. iceman?
What too few people seem to rea- The whole thing is no end dis-
lize, though is that the killing endson turbing, especially to the boys who
the battlefield. How many sailors left school to play the big game,
: have you ever seen carrying and now find agitation to prevent
five-inch guns around in their. them from participating in ama-
A pockets? We did see one downtown teur athletics. For our money, ..
I' ") the other day with a cap I they are no tougher physicallythan .
pistol, but that was for his kid. athletes who have been in
And it wasn't even loaded. training for the past four years.

What probably makes the heavi- It would be like going to work
est impression on the average some morning and coming home to
serviceman in regard to the situation find your front door locked. All ;VIirt.
Is the fact that there are we can say is that it's a heck of a ::
many colleges and other ,activities "welcome home." I -. -, .,,"':
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with serv-' .. ':{"r
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,. for technical difficulties.Sure choice by the umpire, "That guyIs MIGUEZ, FLIER left fielder, takes a healthy cut at the ball in the Flier-Banana River
from the service so good he umpires with his I game at Mason Field last Friday. The Fliers lost the two games played over the week-end by scores
the men bit more ma- closed." of 6 to 4 and 5 to 1. Banana River backstop Is C. Cimon. The ball is in Cimon's mitt.
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