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it Vol. 4-No. 28 19 September, 1946

Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Training Command



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Work Period Ordered

For 50lurduy Mornings

Time Will Be Used For InstructionIn

Military Conduct And AppearanceCiting

the unmilitary conduct and appearance of NAS

personnel, Captain Anthony R. Brady, Station Commanding

(tt /, Officer, yesterday ordered that until further notice, except

..4. ; I when inspection is scheduled, Saturday mornings will be a
&_ ; arc: working period for all hands.

1< '. I I The order, which includes both officers and men, was

'. \ contained in Station Memo No.

i 32-46 Issued late yesterday after
,'-. VPB-208 Begins noon. ;

PA. ;'. '" During this Saturday morning .;.
working period department head. ..
J Exodus-Saturday and division offiers will indoctrinate -
I and instruct their personnelin
'To Trinidad the requisites of proper military
appearance and conduct. No one
4jIJ I who would normally be required >
be present if this were a regular
I Came Here In May To
$ > x. I working day will be excused the
} ., I Indoctrinate Naval memo pointed out. The instruction -
periods will be continued for
} Academy Graduates
all hands until the overall military -
appearance and conduct of .'
VPB-208 the Martin Mariner
NAS personnel throughout the
(PBM) Squadron which regular work week indicates that
was brought here from Nor further instruction is not neces-

:r. folk, Va., last May in connec- sary.Among \I
tion with the aviation indoctrination the violations of auth-
orized uniform for
'.: ", regulations
L' of the Naval Academy NAS Jacksonville most commonly
REAR ADMIRAL: RALPH E. DAVISOS', Commandant of the Seventh Naval District and Chief graduating class will leave observed were listed: (1)) Wearing
of Naval Air Advanced Training:, chats with a group of friends and well-wishers during the surprise this week for Trinidad.The dungarees and undress whites or
birthday party given for him last Saturday. The party was staged at the "O" Club prior to the Ship squadron will be perma- blues without jumpers at Chapel

-wreck- Costume Dance. Just which birthday the Admiral_,was. celebrating remained his secret. nently assigned there, and the service; ((2) Wearing of regulation -
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first group is expected to take I khaki or gray working shirt
Sunday School Will Warrant Officers And Enlisted off for the island this Saturday.Two I with sleeves cut off instead of the
more sections will leave on I authorized tropical shirt; ((3)
alternate Wearing of white or other off-
Reconvene For Fall Men May Apply For CommissionsWarrant Lt. Comdr. William T. Sutherland I,I color socks rather than those prescribed -
; (4) Wearing of dungarees -
skipper of the Mariner out ,
Session On 29 Sept. fit will remain at the helm of the when off duty in lieu of the
officers and enlisted personnel of the Regular squadron and will accompany the i prescribed uniform of the day;
Starting Sunday 29 September, ((5)) Not wearing a hat when out-
Navy Naval Reserve active submit men to their new duty station.
or on duty may now I'
the Station Sunday School will reconvene of-doors; and (6) Wearing hats
for the fall session at applications for appointment to the rank of ensign in the Since the conclusion of thisyear's I at jaunty angles sleeves rolled up,
0930. A Sunday School survey has Supply Corps of the Regular Navy to fill a limited procurement aviation Indoctrinationcourse etc.
been made and 71 last month personnel as-
Navy juniors
I quota. The memo stated that the soil-
signed to VPB-208 have been rea-
ranging in age from three to 14
are on the list for the opening ses- I Applicants must be graduates of accredited colleges! and dying their planes for transfer, ed, mutilated shabby and sloppy
__ .. __ worn by many personnel
n 01 even though they did not know at
children the
sion. The are being or- must; oe citizens united indicated
ganized into suitable classes under I States. They must meet the physical the time just where the squadron in a complete lack of pride
the guidance of competent instruc- I CERTAIN ENLISTED standards and must not be would be ordered. Originally there appearance.
15: of the boatsin Clothing and uniforms were not
less than 21 years of age or not were big flying
tors.Parents who have not yet enrolled more than 24 years of age and six the unit, but now only nine the only things to be scored by the
their children in the school MEN NOW ELIGIBLE months. If the men have served planes are assigned to it-a nor- Captain. He said that the majority ",
should report their names to the four years on continuous active mal complement for this type of all officers and men here "'
Chaplain's Office. (ext. 425), as FOR DISCHARGEEnlisted duty immediately prior to application squadron. ignore the provisions of Navy
.soon as possible. Supplies have already then the upper age limit With their departure. NAS Regs relative to saluting and
been ordered and the new men in certain ratesof will be 32 years and six months.To Jacksonville will be left without showing deference to seniors.
classes should be completely establish mental moral,pro any squadron giving training: in "The general condition and appearance ...
equipped for orderly instruction the Regular Navy, including I fessional and physical fitness as multi-engined seaplanes. Trainingin of various areas of the i
beginning the first Sunday of the (SV), may now be discharged at well as aptitude for the naval service single-engined seaplanes will station indicate that many per
new quarter. their own request for the convenience the applicant must submit continue, however in VO-VCS sonnel are not gentlemen in any
Children of pre-Sunday of the government, accord certain documents to his commanding Squadron with Kingfishers and sense of the word," the memoran-
may be left at the Nursery officer among them the the newer Seahawks. dum declared. "Wanton and willful
ing to AINav 512-46 received here
playground while parents attend standard application questionnaireand damage is done to barracks, mess -
V" services. this week. a report of the physical examination WAVES POOL CLOSES I halls washrooms, heads, coke machines
'I Eligible are those who shipped which will be given by and pool tables. Empty
;J'\ .. ( LEAVING over from the Reserves to the a board of medical examiners, and FOR SEASON 1 OCT. bottles ice cream cartons, wrap
.. the original or photostatic ofa pers, etc. are thrown Indiscriminately
_... .. .. ._. .......- ....._"",... .. Regulars or Regular Navy men copy On October first, the WAVES in the
college transcript. swimming pool will close for the corridors or on the
\. who have already served at least The applicant must also turn in season, but the pool will be keptIn !ground instead of being returnedto
four years of a six year hitch. a 500 word autobiography in his condition throughout the win racks or put in the containers ..+
Prior Naval Reserve service, own handwriting giving a concise ter months. It will be filled with provided. Many unsightly pathsare i
active or inactive, may not be report of his education, employ water except during the time thatIt worn in the grass in areas
dQ counted. Electronic electrician's ment, and hobbies.Commanding is being cleaned and recondi- where sidewalks are provided by y
officers, after reviewing tioned. (Continued on Page) "
mates, aviation electronic electri the documents, will inter ----- --
cian's mates students view the applicants and arrange I
training in radio material schools, for an additional interview with a .I' NAS Personnel Of Jewish Faith :
and hospital corps personnel are Supply Corps officer who will pre- :1,
not eligible under the terms of pare a written endorsement statIng I

this directive. his as a,evaluation potential of officer the of applicant the Will Observe High Holy Days :

Among the rates eligible for "' !
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Supply The U& man &mg
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discharge are CBM, BMlc, BM2c, officer will forward all documents Personnel of Jewish faith at -- -- -- \
Cox CBMA, BMAlc, BMA2c, Tur- NAS Jacksonville will join to- Rabbi Sidney Lefkowitz, a for- .
ret Captain Chief and First, CGM, Continued on I'age 3Crew's gether next Wednesday to cele- mer Army chaplain and present
GMlc, GM2c, GM3c Mineman -- ---- brate Rosh Hashana the tradi- Rabbi of the Jacksonville Jewish ,
< M Chief, First, Second, Third; TMlc, tional Jewish New Year. The hol- Temple who conducts regular i.\
CTM, TM2c, TM3c, CSM SMlc, Dance Slated iday begins at sundown Wednesday ( Sabbath worship services for station J
SM2c. SM3c, CCM, CM. CAP, APIc For Tomorrow Night and will continue through Jewish personnel each Fri.
AP2c ACMM. ACRM, ARM- Friday evening. day evening in the Small Chapel 1
Ic, ARM2c ACM, ACOM, AOMlc, With Autumnal decorations The following week, Yom Kip- here, will officiate at a special i'
ACOMT, Ch. Airship Rigger Ch. to set the theme, a gala "Fare pur, the Day of Atonement will service for uniformed personnel '
Parachute Rigger, CTMV, TAIVlc, well to Summer" Dance will beheld be observed from sunset of 4 October on Friday morning 27 Septemberat
I TMV2c, TMV3c, Chief Musician, tomorrow night at Alain- to sunset of 5 October. the Temple at 1000.
CCS, Sic S2c. CMM, CMoM, side Auditorium. The affair will In view of the fact that no I In addition to the observance
CEM CWT, CB BuglemasterChief get underway at 2000 and will Jewish chaplain is on duty here, of these High Holy Days, the hol-
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First, Second Third Steward
; feature music by the Air Station servicemen and women of Jew- iday of Succoth which commem-
CAPTAIN JOSEPH W. KIMimoUGII Chief, First, Second Third; nand ish faith have been invited to attend orates the harvest will be cele- ._
executive officer of CSC, Sic, Steward's Mates First services the local \
Highlights of the evening will by Jack brated Thursday, 10 October,
the Naval' Hospital here since and Second. However, commanding be the dancing contents. Prizes sonville Jewish Synagogues. Reformed I through Saturday, 12 October, :
last December, will leave today. officers are authorized to with will be awarded to the best jitterbugging services will be held at the and on Thursday and Friday, if .
for duty at the U. S. Naval Hospital hold for
authority release under pair and the Jacksonville Jewish Temple, while and 18 October. '
Philadelphia, Pa. He will this AINav in cases of personnelin smoothest waltzers. Corsage I conservative services will be held Heads of departments have been N'
i be relieved by Captain Bruce M. the above rates who are engaged will be distributed to all girls, at the Jewish Center. The tem authorized to grant leave or lib
Summers, who reported here in instruction, maintenance, ple is located at Laura and Ash
'. and there will be plenty of refreshments erty to personnel of Jewish faith
, from the 12th Naval District j or operation of electronic equip for everyone. ley Streets and the center at who wish to attend these religious
I' .. following duty in the Pacific. ment. Third and Silver Streets. services.




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I"ospital r ( Youmans And Gildner Cop 1'1'

I Chatter Best-Ball Golf Tourney

I Ens E. L. Youmans and Lt. M:

F By Johnny JiJiiiHon, 1'hMlc F. Gildner jointly copped the Best- I '

Handshakes, goodbyes and all ( Ball Tourney held last Wednesdayat \
the nice things we say when our
I station golf course They
in the
friends get transferred are now
r@h order to Captain Joseph W. Kim- I carded a par 35, less their handicap -

brough, MC) USN, who is being> : of five giving them a low score I
detached this week to to the
of 30 Low g roes score was won II REPORTER I
U S. Naval Hospital, Philadelphia,
Pa., for duty. He repotted to this by Chief C. R. Cravens end C, R. II I

hospital on 21 December 1945 from Smith station golf champ by

the 1st Marine Division, Tientsin, I dove-tailing their shots for one It*' Doug Crocket, Me:
China While attached to the 1st I I
under 34.
par did
Marine Divson, he was awardedthe Qt'tSTION"h) you join
Purple Heart and a Legion of | Ens. Youmans showed his skillon the 1'8I I Instead of the T1U'JIAlm

Merit. lie will long be remem- the first hole by carding a II. MAIUKV, S2cGloucester
bered" for his excellent work here. birdie three. Lt Gildner came Mass.'
His departure will be a loss to the I through on, the fourth hole by The main reason that 1 jennet

hospital and to his many friends.It i I shooting a par four. the Navy instead of the Army was
is with sincere regret that we I I Some of the leading scorers i in because" most of the memUru: of

say "goobye" to Captain and Mrs. ; the tourney were Chief Justice my family were in the Navy. My
Kimbrough.All and Allar, Y2c, with a 33. Three grandfather and my father were
'I other sets tied with a 35. Lt. both in the Navy, and its port ota

NAVY'S BIGGEST AIRCRAFT of us are glad to see Ida Comdr. Kovalcheck, Lt. Comdr. family tradition.
Kirk back in circulation Hammersmith, Chief Worthlm,
Constitution, plant Navy plane unveiled at Burbank, Calif. lips again. Chief George VICTOR' LAMPI.KY, S2cHamilton
McDonnel. Lt
She has behind" that
scale at 92 tons, has ISO-passenger rapacity and is powered" by four been hiding Ohio. .
Herder and
Chief Kettles
network of steel brace for a long I
engines with" combined output of 12,000 horsepower Aide cargo Idll turned in I joined the Navy instead of. .
time now. luck, Ida, and we scores of 35. Chief
doors permit easy access of jeep. Fighter plane with winjt, removed Good' E. E. Etter, Chief P the Army because I wanted to go I
could be stored aboard.SOFTBALL hope you hav'en t had too bad a Gushanas,
and I didn't think the
time in the ole establishment Comdr Sweeney and Comdr Sin- overseas I
--- tic each netted a 36. Army would send me ovtr.. Now

NINE RACKS UP WINS We knew that the short time between I I Rain kept activity at the golf it's just the opposite. I

personnel inspections wouldbe shack down over the week-end. RUALL COOK, ACMM
over too soon. Remember to Captain Callahan, who is on the Jacksonville, Fla. ,t
OVER WHITING AND LAUDERDALE I put those tailor mades" away and 7th Naval District staff, left the I didn't think I would like the 1

I drag out ;your "GI.'s", for these ,course smiling and overjoyed the Army and a few friends of mine)
will be regulation all the way" Now other day, shortly after he had were going to join the Navy. I 1
Sparked by Werner and Kaylor who together garnered I the long-hair boys will have to carded a birdie three on the>ninth joined the Navy with them and I 'I

four of the six hits collected by the Jax team, the NAS Jax look like peeled onions again. hole The wives of Captain have been' in 19 years and 3 ,

Softball team scored an easy Min over the Whiting Field I Wmgard and Comdr. Shifley were months. l
Everyone is invited to attendan out practicing for the mixed foursome
diamond. Werner I 11Y.1.'I1JOIIJ'li' OS', S2c J
nine. 7-4 Tuesday night at the
informal afternoon of Bridge tourney which takes place Vandalia HL \-
clipped off two singles in four trips to the plate, while Kay- every Friday in the Rec Hall. In- this! week Something that has I joined the Navy instead of, the y.

lor belted out a single and double for his share of the hitting structions are available for those i improved greatly at the golf course Army because I thought that I :
to learn brush and is the golf of the
honors. wishing or up, I etiquette golfers would overseas. Instead, 1 wan
keen competition for those who I It used to be that some golfers go
Jax- stationed down here.OLK.NN .
ODonnel led off for the
welcome it. would not wait for players in
. men and reached first on an error I \\iUel and Blackweller walked to The other day I passed the information front of them to clear the green II. KIUU.AS V5)Lebanon :
He then completed the cir fill the sacks and Wagner lined desk and one of our favorite I before they took their second shot I'enrv.!
cuit by being" brought home on a I out a single to counter Miguezand doctors had the duty. You ,I Lately they have been" slowing up I was in the Army Air Corps,
long fly to deep center and a I Witzel. Kajlor singled in all know him, the one with the I and waiting. and after I was discharged I was 1
passed ball. In their half of the Blackweller, and then Cariseo slightly receding hair line and 5.5 classified 1-A again so I joined f
initial frame, Whiting picked up smashed in two more runs with a Ut j
horned-rim glasses. He had the the Navy to see if it was any
one marker and did the same in long two bagger The boys kept SHIP'S' be dischargedin
loudest pair of socks on and the I SERVICE OFFERS ter. I am going to !
the second also to take the lead hitting and piled up 8 runs to pair of civilian shoes I'vest'en a week or so.
Jax ran up four more markers in take the lead 9-6. lately. We wonder if he is PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICEA I AMMlc i

the fourth. led by the bats of Lauderdale once more evened it I just "plajing" or has he been writ I I All SI'ONShLI.KK.Akron Ohio. "
Werner and Kajlor, the latter up in the seventh with three sin- ing more letters again. special photographic serviceis ,
driving: across three runs with his ; gles and three walks, and it look- now beipg offered by Mainside I joined the Navy instead of the I
double to center This finished would into : Ship's Service for weddings on Army because I had friends that
long } ed like the game go i iI Have you heard of those nightly !
the scoring of the winners until I extra innings. In the last of the I trips that a couple of the fellows and off the station were already in the Navy 1 liked !

the seventh when they collected seventh, however, ODonnel slashed have been making in town? The Under an arrangement with one the uniform, and since I lived near i
their last run I a vicious liner to center. Mig- word came by way of the grapevine of Jacksonville leading commercial naval ports it was natural to join
Whiting got two in the first two uez struck out, but the Lauderdal that Bill Ferguson and 'Kitz" photographers, pictures of the Navy.ALBERT.
frames and two more in the seventh catcher dropped the ball andO'Donnell Kitzmiller have been going into weddings will be made on two CirOD, S2c
to complete their scoring stole second. Torony, town in the middle of the night days advance notice with the Boston. )1aN1"" J"
Benton and Hoffmeyer took up the Lauderdale pitcher lost control Could it be they have a secret love salesgirls in the merchandise store People had told me that the "
the pitching chores for the locals of the next pitch and O'Don- affair going on that will only see who handle special orders Navy was a better outfit than the 2
Benton hurled four frames and nel sped into third. Torony real them between" the hours of twelve Candid or formal pictures to Army and I thought I would we
Hoffme>er finished up They each ly got upset after that He threw and three. That sure is late to relieve suit the individuals tastes and more of the world in tht Navy I
fanned four and allowed but four the next ball wild and ODonnel the watch, fellows. desires are offered at typical than I would if I joined the Army. ;
hits Hunger, mound man for the slid across the plate with the winning Ship's Service prices which are Instead, I was stationed down here '
Whiting Field nine, allowed six I runNegro. The WAVES barracks Is deserted far lower than the regular rates and there doesn't seem to be much;

hits and the only inning the big I S I >- these days all the girls have for such photos, hope of going to sea ..____ 1
I ,
boy was really in trouble was the gone home. .Ve are glad to -- -- -
third He failed to strike out one Football see that a few of the regular

of the Jax men, but had fine con- girls" are still atound. Lynch and WAVES Softball Team KnockedOut j

trol encounter throughout the en-inning Team PreparingFor Lagow take notice. I

Bonnette, right fielder for the New SeasonWorking Red Cross 16mm ward movies Of City Championship RaceThe 1
Jax nine, added color to the for next week are Her Lucky

game by spearing a towering out daily with the Night" and Vacation from Marriage Baibee Motors Girl softball team tasted sweet revenge 1
r drive off the bat of Richhart in ," So check weekly
thought of their opening game less your beat the NAS WAVES 1
last when ,
Thursday night they 7
i the third frame The ball was ARC program for the date of the
than three" weeks off, the Negro 1
,.' marked for a sure triple, but the football of NAS openedup showing on jour waid. 8-7, at LnckawanJPark in Jacksonville in a thrilling seven-
aspirants I '
Jax right fielder pulled it out of practice this past week The inning encounter. Just the preceding \\eek, the \V AV KS had I
the air with one hand The same The Cotpsmen's barracks has a : WAVES this
Negro eleven has been practicingat mastered the Motor Girls 7-6. By beating 1
" Richhart took batting honors for new addition to its staff now that ,
the mat area where the four time the Barbee nine eliminated them from the city championship -
\; the Whiting nine by getting two scheduled home will be Johnny Good, is back from his I ,
singles! for four trips to the plate. games leave. Johnny has thje title of play-offs.
plajed About 40 men are out for
i' The next game on the Jax the blessed the returnof Assistant :Master At Arms, bar- Southpaw Nell Lagow took the -
squad, by
I' schedule is a game with St. SImons six men from last j'ear's team racks, that is (quite a handle, mound for the losers and pitchedfine I CIV-ILIAf "
; at the power plant diamond don't you think). Let's all give: ball throughout the Course of STATION
, next Tuesday Also, the spirits of the gridderswere him lots of cooperation, and I the evening Something notewor- r

r t. this In season the first the game NAS under softball the teampinned arcs that Harry lifted when Gaut, it former was announced star. back all know right.As that. he will try and do us thy to outhit the WAVES the winners is the 13 fact to thattht'Y 10, GOLF CLUB STAGESMEDALTOURNAMENT .

and teammate of
c ,. a 10-9 defeat on the Ft. Buddy Young and had three more free passes to '
from Illinois University, would be a reminder to Classical
Lauderdale nine at the powerplant everyone, first than the eventual winners!
diamond last Friday night available to the squad. With the Recording Hour is being" presented Lagow gave up ten hits, walked
entry of Gaut into the picture, the in the Library every Friday one and struck out three. Barbee The Civilian Naval Air Golf
The was a and tuck af-
game nip coaching staff will now have a night at 2000. Requests f'la't'd. with the port-sider in Club held one of its regulailyscheduled :
rally up
fair and it took a last-inning
medal golf
chance to build the team aroundan handicapped,
seventh frame and Started a
the locals to win the
by experienced player. Gaut, a What well-known I'hM3c who is tournaments for its members at
string of bunts. This proved to be
Things were fairly quiet until
Yeoman lc, played in the same the Hyde Park Golf Course last
practically a fixture in the Record I the deciding factor in the game
the last of the third when Jacksonville
backfield with the great coloredace Office is to Saturday The winner of the first
end lots
broke into the scoring going up Had Lagow been" a right-hander, I
I from Illinois during 194344. of trouble if he doesn't make flight was Herb Pinney with a
stop the score might have been" different
column Donnel started the inning -
with a walk and the Lauderdale During that season, the Illini pig- ing certain low remarks about his and the WAVES would still be net score of 72. R. C. Kennedy
skin machine was the scourge of "buddy" the Sheriff Hmmmm.I in the race won the runner-up spot with a net
Ditcher Miguez lost and control andpassed the Big Ten Could this be" a threat, Sheriff? I Big gun for the locals was Ted- : 76, and J, W. Hall received the"booby"

Wagner then hoisted Bortmlt'r'l' Eight games have been scheduled I die Jackson with three bingles out i prize of a free golf lesson -
and Miguez scored after the catch for the colored eleven. Four of There ate 20 tickets availablefor I of four trips to the plate. She for his net 88.
Lauderdale came right back in ,I these will) be" played at the mat the wrestling matches next bagged a triple and two singlesto Top spot for the second flight
i y the first of the fourth however, I II' area, while the other four will Thursday! night. First come first walk off with hitting honors was taken by F. M Hintz with a
when Harris reached first on an' be out-of-town games Some of served. Bus leaves Ship's Service for the evening Lagow and Peacock net 77 Runner-up was C. O. Din-
error and stole second Harrington -I the finest and best" colored elevensof Building at 1915. each belted out two singles kins with a net 82, and the "boo-
then slashed a single' to center I the south have been selectedto The WAVES scored three In the by prize" went to J. K. Heardfor
,t tallying Harris The Lauderdale play the NAS colored team It gives: me great pleasure at second, three in the fourth, and I a net 85. The third flight leader '
'. nine took up where, they left : Players are still being sought and this time to turn over this columnto clipped off their last marker in : was E. Wysong with a net
off in the fourth when Gregory this is a fine chance for the Ne- my co-worker, Robert Duke, the fifth. Barbee Motors marked 73, runner-up was N. V Pulignano ,
walked and Clark singled him to I gro personnel of this base to represent PhM3c. I have found writing jt a up three each in the third and with a net 74, and W. F. ":
third Green then slapped a single I themselves on the gridiron pleasure and a headache. Now thatI fourth frames and rang up their Shaughnessy captured the "boo-
to left to drive Gregory in against eight fine football teamsof have a leave coming up I'm go- two winning runs in the seventh by prize" with a net 95 "

r with the tie-breaking: run. Robson the south. ing to take it easy and get in a NASites will have an opportunity The club is composed of civilian ,
walked and then Sheamnlis drove I little fishing In't forget to drop to see the WAVES in action employees of the Naval Air Sta-
the pellet into center field to score I New York-Drawing the )line at In to see 'him with your news tonight when they take on the 'tion who have an interest in golf.
Oreen. Harris walked to load the the midriff, a Green Bus Line *.....-- NAS Jax men's team at 2000. The i In addition to the various types *>f
banes again and then Harrington driver broke the firebox, pulled Danville Calif.---Two San Fran men's team will furnish the tournaments I staged for members
topped off the inning with a two- out the ax and chased away a cisco socialites were hospitalized moundoman, but the regular only social functions are held pe-
run double to right. ; lady fare whose play suit left too with serious bums caused when WAVES nine will take the field. rodically. Station civilians who are
Even with the score 6-1 against little for the imagination. The flames from a dish of crepes suzette If you care to see the weaker sex interested in joining the club can
them the Jacksonville team never miffed lady' husband. Max Elgis- exploded; a bottle of brandyin taken the better half of the human receive full particulars concerning ,
gave up. and Miguez opened ser, filed a 125,000 suit for dam- the hands of a the at a near- race ahem! just show 'up at qualifications by calling Rod Pin

their fifth inning with a single. ages. by table. the power plant diamond tonight. nf'yat 2-7100 after working,hours.


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"SLIGHTLY SCANDALOUS," with Fred Brady. Shows at 1730
4 20)O.
DANCE, music by the Air Station Band, at 2000,
; "110' I'M LUCKY," stalling Carmen Muanda. Shows at 1430,

1T30, 2000

.. "GALLANT JOURNEY" featuring Glenn Ford. Shows at 1730,

"THE KILLERS," with Ava Gardner. Shows at 1730 2000.


k 1'IItJlSU.U' AM MtlUAY
; q Jt "NOBODY LIVES FOREVER: starting John Garfield. Show at

2000 only.
a a>Z .. a SATURDAY
"SO DARK THE NIGHT," with Steven Get'ay. Show at 21)000n1y.
THE PLAINSMAN" starring Gary Cooper Show at 20()() only.
"IF I'M LUCKY" featuring Carmen Miranda. Show at 2I.t)() only.
\\MNhsO\Y: ;!
par +e'aWe "GALLANT JOURNEY," starling Glenn Ford. Show at 200 only

+' :d a from 0W/ to 1630' Sunday from 1200 to 2100

mat .
..z z
wsS .5
BINGO 1'\ltTY-Every Wednesday at 2000 at The Anchorage. .:

A A5 A1IILKTIC G E A R-Available at Mat area, Yorktown Avenue and '
@ Mustin Road 1000-1130 and 1300-1330 daily, and at Oar Room, topside -
5.Es3 I Bldg 726, 0800-1700 on work days. ,

a U MODEL AHU'LANK hlior-Rear of Bldg. 39, open 1200-2400 :
daily week-ends., Meetings at 2000 Mondays.

o mm .ING-Si" alleys located in Mainside Recreation Building

No 3, Alleys open from 1630-2130 Mondays through! Fridays; 17DO-
2100 Saturdays and Sundays. 1

BOXING For information regarding workouts, contact Lieut.
Comdr. A. J. Rubino extension 593; or lepott to Mainside Mat after a

: J 1500.MA1NMIU LOU>GK-Formerly the Reception Center, located in '::1,

i1tv the South wing! of Building No. 955, is open to NAS personnel and i;
LR Ls their guests from 1000 to 2200: daily. Available for wedding recep- ... '
tions by arrangement with Welfare Officer. Combination radio-pho .'
nograph available for use of all hands.:

1.lIm.\U\-Located on second deck of Mainside Recreation Build "
ing No. J, Open from 0900 to 2100 Monday through Friday. Saturday
from 0800 to 1630.SW131.111NG .
-- -
-Sii' .T' i y AVA O\KDNKK, a North Carolina lass with plenty of class, keeps her figure in those Indoor swimming pool, recreational swimming, j
trim lines by a daily swim Unfortunately the pool is a private affair surrounded by high hedges.She 1800-2100 Outdoor schedule, Mon-Fri. 0800-1900. Sat. 1000-1900.
is feautred in "The Killers' which play at the Maln.ide Movie next Tuesday and Wednesday Sun. 1200-1900
--- --', shutters (3 u per pa'r! One HXH IUK GOLF-Course open from 1000 to sunset daily. Saturday and Sun-
':r'' Ll. F, i. Coieman 1737 theirywoodLakeshore : WarrantContinued day from 0900-1700. Golf clubs are available at Golf House: Bathing .
:,, l Commercial trunks prohibited on Golf Course. '
Hve-room house In Murray Hill, furnished -
Including electric kitchen ( from Tags 1) t'IiOlt.-\ daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty
w Bulletin equipment tile h.llh. hardwood floors together with the results of both cards and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason
and screened I Porch. JS.075: with about interviews to the Chief of Naval Field
$..lit) down but can IK refinanced Personnel TJoSNIS-Hacquets and balls are available at the Physical Train
until space 471 i Crescent St. Open for Inspection
will Inarrrptrd
has IhtllrIina iMf flied but uu 1"I..rI.n 1UOOInmtUy. from liii, to MD starting tomorrow" All applications will be considered I ing Building No. 726, and also on Mat area (corner of Mustin andYorktown
, t.C.: (WO. FUR tt\IK or Trade 'M Lincoln Zephyr by a statutory board in Roads),
sAI.Kgiimll 1'.'l. ;J-iH7.J. Washington and all applicants will -------
1 OK Sis. piece b'-lruiHa tint* with extra spring be advised of the board's action and not instead of the previous i Boxing Cord Staled
( plywood boat Carry: atop car mij mattress. lall l'i.\S tit.: 115 \). Naval Reserveon transfer It is anticipatedthat "
Members of the program.
Ideal for fNhlnit. Oars and oat hx'ks. (..'01'1(" hours Y le. Al
U-neral Hoctrlc: automatic lecoid 1 l',>,iblHollywo..).! "had and Mattreaend ., I inactive duty and civilians are the needs of the service will Tuesday Night
player with speaker and nine album' Ubl.-, HII.I a dinette ....t. Will ".eilDrawers. also eligible to apply for appoint permit additional procurement Power Plant Diamond
records. plus many singles 1 Laveupurt 1 coffee table I to
or tlMtiral ment under this quota. However programs for appointment a
JS05B Norman St., Dewey PaikOnu Vanity Sit with Skirt :2 Ch' ''"t" ofall Under the direction of Lt.C'onxlr. ,
aviation hull, ton..lh..r or ...........1..1). T. I', simm.Hi the conditions governing these appointments commissioned grade in the Regular I Anthony J. Kubin-o and I,
lieutenant green At'MM. im A HHiitfo St. N. differ front those gov- Navy to be authorized from
,ot condition. $50. Rain cud't" \S. Al 1 linahaMi" AOtM, a boxing
very with llntnu.< $:*>. Two lull ot while I I .U1J.& ;73.;: Pat Murphy. i.t: 275. .In. I' erning men on active duty. time to time I rant Mill be staged at the IH>W.
In K'i>,! londlllon each *8Valst This program is an addition to To facilitate prompt submissionof erplant diamond, }l eplcmbcr, .,
:M: I' K. Murrey. : Hut RENT:
4i) A 12: punts 32 A I -- .,
--- -- applications! in such future
at 2000.< If good weather does
i.t "7S or t2473.Itntn4 : 'One furnUheJ bedroom 1123 R.11111.11Sl.\ .
with kitchen! frame Fur couple times, enlisted men who in the
Oak Healer, burns wood or coal, privileges $15 I 1I'; very gxM condition, $25. K. R. W leKini I between Park and RosolkH. W. S. I : opinion of their commanding officers ti,. a later (late.A _
"Kit Gilmore St., Jacksonville. Mon'Is. Call 317. I bedrooms have outstanding officer-like few of the boy "k> will
One .rlli. excellent condition, very teaswiftble Roan with kitchen pr\\'II| || >K<>J. an*} House or. Furnished apartment or unfurnished with two for I qualities should be urged to obtain i lion the fiitio gnir Tuesday :
ptlce 5I3 llmuqmna Ave. Dellw.xxl Ave, Phone T-TtfW, young man, Invalid wife, and 24-I transcripts of any college night Mill bv Toby Ked IKiuinHor 1:
Complete two-piece be. room suite Will share house In Orange Paik' with year-old child Call kit 7O7 After work completed and original or >>' Jack Kcafjan and '
1U.VA: Randolph M. N XS. service couple ant young child Lt. 5:1): p m., call 77017 of their birth' manyother's .
75-IMMan.l Icebox In good condition. Call George A. Parant Flight Office Hui. from Park A KmlU to N.\. photostatic copes IV>sides the regular card
Fkt '75. Mi P. A, MeuI CgTU IMnitar 113 : ), Monday through Ptldjy. Ext certificates or naturalization papers an exhibition bout Mill he sl..<- .1'
*!*. Ttt'. trailer Yukon Trailer Park. Furnlshel double bedroom In private 319 or 7-MU and keep these papers avail- pd between two profensionalwelterweights. "
a Mihe !seen after I :tm) pm, Fred E. homi with kitchen pi Mitteni Ride from /7rn St. Johns Ave to NAS able with their personal effects ,'
(:lYII<'. block from bus stnp 4b2t:! KieemontAve IIIoH6IIJ.: Jessie Ruth Morgh K\l I Jackie Bloat and :
Four room or fuinlluic Including living .. Lakeshore Phone 1-viM). 8'>1)1. Jackie Carroll M. Conulr. Itubiiw .
room suite, two bedroom suites, One double bedroom for couple In private ,' k I. to the ,
t now trying secure
did that
1 OK S \u Lieut: "Where you get
h.,01.5H Pellwood Ave. Phone
breakfast suite, rux lamps, pictures 1
,., ratio washing machine. vacuum 7- Oli.: Double Hollywood !bed and mattrMs 1 black eye"" Hmlcen of two more priife
cleaner. curtains etc Sell an a unit One double hdroom for gentlemen or vanity set, 2 chests of draweis dinette Chief "In the war." t nionaU for a heavyweight clan j I.'
only. Can be vein after 4 '1)) p m. atm couple. $U') per week Mrs. J. T. set end table Ironing Ixiard : evhibitioii. .
t.B Hancock St., NAS: Ext !516.! ten Ion. :KVU at. John Ave Will sell separately or collectivelyContact Lieuf: "What war?" The .
fish hoisepower Mercury outboard motor Front rm. downatalts next tl) forth j Chief Simmons, 12U-\ Hancock receipts of file bout will 1
Private Street NVb Chief: "The boudior" b.. IIHWI to aid the current Y. M.
modern In en-
$>Ti. Five pair ot green house ... every way.. -'- ,. 1
--- -- --- ---- (
-- ----- ---- -- -- - .tIuilding Fund Drive sndthe

I charge: will h* 25 cent for ,,
I rxM-siMinel and M rents for rivilians. a

... STALEMATE 1Zy Harold Jones, Sl Set Back I Tickets Mill he on sale
, I at NVTTC and MaiiinMe Shlp'itScrvUe. .

G 'Ker .s ,;)
'S I Ship's Service Store

I Does Not Sell Civvies

Ship's Service pointed out this t

week that the shop pictured in last
I week's issue of the Jax Air News
lis now selling only sports togs
which are permissible: under uniform
s't regulations.

Known as the Athletic and
I Sportswear Shop, civilian clothing
is no longer offered. When .opened -
,,, III about a month ,ago, the shop
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."J .\\ ... I I did carry a hoe of "civvien," but .
,wNr'si744e +i xswe t.v a.., t !rr .. .a'4.1.... this was discontinued soon after



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LIFE By Sleeves

J" ))1 _Uufs I Poetic License I % CHICKEN SHACK>

Editorial Offices TYPEWRITER BLUES

South Wing, Lower Deck, Bid*. 930 I got the blues, the typewriter blues, O"Cue

Telephone Extension 8542 It's more than I can stand- f ; All YOU CAn Cf9

Arthur M. Greene, Editor To reach for a lovely figure

The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the And get the symbol &. C
U. S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida, at no< I look for "Miss America"Or
expense to the government and in compliance with! "
SecNav Circular Letter 45-526 28 May 1915. Copiesare a "perfect thirty-six,
distributed free of charge at the Naval Air But all I see are figure 8's,

Station, the Naval Air Technical Training Center, Parentheses (0), or sticks 1 I 1
the Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Training By gosh I it gets monotonous, I
Command Headquarters of the Seventh Naval I
District Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field, I'm truly getting bored
the Naval Air Gunners' School and the U. S. Naval Looking at the figuresOn

Hospital. a typewriter keyboard.
Rear Admiral Ralph E. Davlson
Commandant Seventh Naval District
Chief of Naval Air Advanced Traniu; PLANES AT NIGHT

Airplanes that cross the evening sky
Captain Anthony R. Brad L'SN Commanding
Jacksonville Naval Air Station On wings of glowing light,
Pass like light-ships speeding on

Captain Naval Howard Air Technical V. Hopkins Training, UStf' Commanding Center Into the darkening night;

With star-hung wings they sweep the blue,

Ci-pUm Robert M.saMJJ&pR j \ ) r' Commanding They brush the purpled dark (1
; '
U. With the light of heaven's stars ()

14. Col.. Alexander A. Vandegrlft. Jr., USMC. Commandant And leave it shining there
Marine Barracka M. McDermon, Supply Dept.

Captain R. It. Briner, USN. CommandingNaval
Air Gunnery Rang //sAt; ** j
Lt. Willism II. Loonry, Jr., USN. Commending inLEjjiMews *.* inhere I ate lat night!"
Naval Auxiliary, Air Station. Cecil Field -- -.-- -

(".pt. Albert William.. USMCR andlVieuws f lnmSk lion
MarIne Aviation Detachment I BOOK SHElFJ

The JAX AIR NEWS receive. Sblp'a Editorial Association ma.
terial. Republication of credited matter prohibited without fly 1IEUN1TA J. GOLLY,
permission of SEA. Washington 25, D. C. Republication of any] Station Librarian
ether matter except by service publication, li prohibits
without permission ot Editor, JAX AIR NEWS. GROWING UP THE FOUR GRACES by D. E.
Stevenson is a and frivolous .
The Apostle Paul tells)) us that as a child By "B til"; OMKIt novel about charming life in an Eng-

he lived as a child, but when he became a Since all enlisted l station lish rural community. The story'
Safe Navy Drivers man he put away childish things. The idea WAVES are now living in one bar- centers around the four motherless
of having to put away childish things is nota racks and have had to make room daughters of the Reverend Mr.
after the fact in too lives. Children for the ones from other stations,, Grace. Aunt Rona appears on the
During the warm summer days pleasant many
it was necessary to make an apart- scene with designs on her brother-
Jax Air News moved its editorial offices to feel no restraint about picking up things ment for five in a trash can un- in-law and a stubborn insistenceon

Bldg. 930, we often would gaze out the win- which do not belong to them, but in the der the southeast steps of Bldg marrying the girls off to the

dow toward the cool waters of the St. Johns. course of their lives they have to decide for 720. wrong men.Seventeen.

in our line of vision was the themselves that it is necessary to respect the That may sound somewhat styles by John Me-
But directly property and rights of other people. Some strange, but here's the story Nulty which were first printed in
paved area where Navy drivers were being to that stage in their de- It started two weeks ago when the "New Yorker" magazine are
tested for licenses to operate station motor people never get the Yard Police attempted to dis- now collected in a small volume
vehicles. And just watching the "victims" velopment, so they become thieves. The pose of a cat who had become very entitled THIRD AVENUE, NEW
their was enoughto apparently harmless picking up things which much attached to the WAVES, YORK. Paddy the bartender, Slug-
through paces
being before. did not belong to them as a child becomes a having had families in Barracks ger the handyman Grogan the
make us warmer than we were dangerous habit as an adult. Stealing is 714 and 722 before. Being also horseplayer, and Grady the cabman -

On the serious side, though, if the stiff- childish and must be put away if we wish to fond of Bogert our chief MAA, are among the characters you
the cat the police the slip meet.
ness of the examination is any indication, gave
become men. and returned to Bldg. 720 to make
accidents Navy vehicles should Life in a small Maine fishing village .
child it is understood that fuss
As a a her new home, even picking Ilogie's is the
take a sharp drop. A good many drivers will be made when desires and selfish likes duty day and the room of an- HANDLE,background a novel by Ruth for SPOON.Moore.
with thousands of miles to their credit fail other friend Dobson for the delivery -
are not satisfied. To refuse a child some- She tells the story of Pete Stil-
to make the grade-at least the first time. thing which he wants often means that he room. well and his sister, Agnes, who

Many of them are ruled out before they ever will cry after a childish fashion. But as a The four male kittens, three wanted money and who thought
reach the obstacle course which our offices black and one alley-striped, are they could get it by siding with
he puts his childish likes and dis-
man away growing nicely under the care of the summer people against their
overlook. The pitfalls they stumble over are likes and learns to adjust his likes and dis- a number of us as well as their neighbors and their brothers, Wil
the general knowledge test or the psycho- likes to the needs and regulations of an mother. One has a home in view, lie and Hod who lived on Little

physical test. orderly society. In plain language, many but as yet the other three have no Spoon Island and fished for a living

But it's this obstacle course which really people put the childish habit of offers. Anyone interested in giv- ,She also tells the love story
never away
ing a nice kitten a home, as wellas of Hod and Ann Freeman who
decimates the applicants. They must keep getting their way or putting up a fuss, so some child a companion and pet, came home from the city to write
their wheels on painted lines going forward we have those with us who are hurt every call Bogert at Ext. 361. her second book.

and backward. They must be able to judge time a regulation or restriction is placed on "No sense of direction" was the ALL THE KING'S MEN by Rob-

distance accurately, be able to park in tight them. A fully-developed man has learned to excuse given by one little gal when ert Penn Warren is a well-written,
spaces without knocking over stanchions, curb his personal selfishness in order to live she found herself topside in Bldg. modern political novel. It relates
711 the other
the tale
and display real skill at the wheel. If the ap- with other men. Self-discipline is a charac- Ann Kostelnic Julie Steel, and and Jack of Burden.two men Willie, Willie is a Stark great

plicant is too good, he gets points taken off teristic of adults only. Marie Desmond, recently returned country lout who rises from coun
for over-confidence. If he's nervous and hesitant Children live in a world of imagination from leave liked the taste of civil- ty politics to become governor and

even though mechanically correct, he and fairy stories, and as a child such a thingIs Ian life. However, they are glad to political boss of the state. Jack

loses points, too. healthy, but the time arrives in every life be back. Burden Is a cynical newspapermanwho
Between the lines from a few old becomes "secretary", special
and make-believe has to
With national concern over mounting investigator
'shipmates", including Miss Hill, and private errand
traffic accidents at a high pitch, the Navyis be curbed and controlled. Some people fail formerly with Welfare; Elaine Pinot boy for the Bos*.

taking the lead in requiring that all of to make such an adjustment, so we have ? Grace Blinn, Louise Harvey For the mystery fans there are
its civilian and military drivers pass this those who are recognized as pathologicalliars. Virginia Winkler and "Shorty" the following: TIME TO CHANGE
rigorous safe driving test. Since the Navy Such people simply refuse to put Groves, we gather that they miss HATS by Margot Bennett, billed aa irA
the old outfit, though "humor and
some are homicide" THE
childish imagination and have devel- ;
than 80,000 motor vehicles away
operates more pretty well settled by now. BECKONING SHADOW by Denis
continental United States alone, the institu- oped it to an exaggerated degree. So we see Miss Emmelhalnz is being trans Scott, with a complicated plot;

tion of these examinations should materiallyaid that most of the frailties which beset men ferred to NAS Quonset Point, as PUZZLE FOR FIENDS, a Peter

in reducing the national accident rate. are nothing more than carry-overs from WAVES Representative. Good Duluth mystery by Patrick Quentin -
I childhood. It is simply a matter of being luck to you Miss E. Miss : and DEATH'S OLD WEET
of the fact that the Navy is the I SONG
In view Raymond now discharged, has ac- by Jonathan Stagge.
childish and be-
only organization in the world presently do- willing to put away things cepted a position in Tokyo with --.-- .-- ----
ing such an extensive and thorough job of coming a man. It is not always easy to the Army of Occupation Miss Chicago (SEA)-Harold Ritter
examining and licensing drivers, we should grow up, but it is necessary if we expect to .Tribble, recently a guest of the used to eat all his family'* meat
future hav- live as men and assume manly responsibilities WAVES she was once in chargeof before he entered the Army Now
in the as
set an enviable record and obligations. is now in a department storeIn that he's being discharged, his wife
ing the world's safest drivers. -CHAPLAIN ROBERT L. STAMPERTake Atlanta, training to become an Mary was granted a divorce by
executive Jane Mashburn, Superior Court Justice Charles A.
formerly with 7ND is now in Vi- I Williams. She -aald she feared
Work pride in their conduct.A I Chaplain Albert PreachesAt enna, Austria with the Social Ad- she would have to return to a veg
letter* from Rear Admiral ministration Division taking short- etable diet on ills return
1045 Service Sunday hand notes for the four
from Page 1. E. Davison Commandant of
Continued Ralph ,
I To: I, T. Martinetti, AMMlc,
personnel taking a short cut of a the Seventh Naval District, was Captain Francis Lee Albert, Brooklyn, N. Y.j;. Helen Kraus, .!Biuin Srrpicrl/
few steps. quoted as a reference In the memo. District and Senior Station Chap- ACMM, Sheboygan, Wis.; Irene .
"Daily mast cases for offense ofvulga.r The letter stated in part: lain will be back in his pulpit at Nagel, ACMM, Denver, Col.; Ester 4t the
and of- [All Saints' Chapel Sunday morning. Station Chapeli. Birmlofhin
talk, drunkenness Mayo AMM3c, Winooskl, Vt.; El- Road
-j and haul
"The traditional high Artni
fensive actions indicate that many preaching on the subject, "Let Us len Messer, ACMM, Skyland N F
+ personnel have no pride in their standards of personal appearance, Live Learning," at the 1045: serv C.?; Harriet Primmer, ACMM Natick 0730-Holy Communion Proteitant Chaplain
conduct." deportment, and military courtesy ice. Mass.; Iva McLean, ACMM, W. R. Stevenson
To maintain smart and proper have quite understandably been Now that the weather Is more Whitewater, Wis.; Jo Jo-vino, 0830-NATTO S.rIc -ChupUln E. W.
military appearance, all personnel lowered during the rapid pleasantly cool, a cordial invita- AMM2c, Brooklyn, N. Y.; Merrily Andrews.
must, it was stated: (a) Weara expan- tion is extended to the old timers Kurtz, Sklc, Portland, Ore. and 104J-Divn! Service-ChapUtn T. L.
and contraction of the Naval Albert.
prescribed uniform at all times sion and the newcomers to attend the Wilma Reiter, CSpG), Jefferson,
when uniform is required; (b) Establishment during the past regular services at the Station Penn.; we say "glad to have you OTOO-M.. Catholic
Wear a complete prescribed uniform five years. This deterioration has Chapels. back in the States". 0900-Mnsi.
; (c) Wear the prescribed been particularly marked during To Ida June Dourghty, Sic and 1100-Masa.
uniform properly; (d) Take pride Aa Outdoor children
MORMON SERVICES Lucile Rogers, Sic we say "Wel- Nursery for imnll -
in their appearance; (e) Conduct demobilization. U maintained between 1030
themselves at all times in a gentlemanly I '* all commands in this district DISCONTINUED come aboard glad to have you and 1200.Weekday.
manner; (f) Promptly, I are directed to maintain the I Mormon religious services, usu- back in with us". Reliilou 8.nlcfi
smartly, and properly exchange highest standards of military appearance i ally held each Wednesday at 2000, To Betty Berry Pmlc and Miss JtwUh Krliflous Pervle andFellowship
deference I and courtesy at Will be discontinued. until 15 Oc- Tones, Pmlc, we wish a pleasant hour
Show -
salutes; (g) proper alii tour of at the 1100-Friday la the Email! Chupel.
times. tober. hospital.
to their seniors; and ( )



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I.- AROUND .ft-

Engineering Divisionby- FredE. --- I'\e heard of Meatless Tuesdayand

Clync-Last week Fred Wegant 11 Stocklngless '46, but I never

of the duplicating shop took time enjoy working with her. thought I'd see the day when we'd
off (four hours to be exact) on The Time Section also welcomes have Newsless Public Works. That

Friday the 13th to get married.We another new employee, Malcolm seems to be the Plan-of-the-Week
can be sure that you're not su- Butler, who transferred from Per- because even "Sherlock" Capps

perstitious Fred, good luck. sonnel Separation Center It looks couldn't round up any marriages,

Now we might say that Paul as though Separation Center has births, or vacations.The .
Carman was on the superstitiousside merged with the Assembly and Re- File Room has really had

just a little, anyway. He pair Time Section, but we are gladto the business lately, particularly fe-
threatened to take the whole day have all of them. Mal is filling male. Some may say that the de-

off and go to bed. He didn't even the vacancy left by Mattie Wood's licious coffee (plug fOf Betty John-
want to come to the Engineering transfer. In addition to his regu- son) is the reason, but I bet the

Party, Friday night. lar duties, Mal has consented to be new, tall and handsome mail clerk

We now have Fpy Howard back news reporter for Administrationand would be a better explanation. .aa
after a short illness. Glad to Personnel, inasmuch as Mat- Housing also has a new fellow, s

see you back, Foy. tie expects to continue being senior Howard Rutledge, who transferredfrom
A&R reporter and also report for the Separation Center. I
Doris White has left
again the
Planning Division. wonder how the situation is down
great wonders of Jacksonville for
her trip to N. C. We hope she Plant fvlhlonby- Gloria V. there.
makes it O.K. this time. We also Psota--Harry A. Sauer, foreman of When you meet Pete Capps
hope that her mother Is recoveringfrom the Plant Division will soon be again, don't think that you're see-
her illness. back from his three-week vacationto ing things. It's only Pete walk- x Pair .
resume his duties. ing on the clouds, and I hear that BERTHA C. SPEARS"P bli Works probably hears more
Lois Barclay in Technical Files
t spends most of her week-ends out Annie Dell is a fall vacationist.She the object of his affection is two complaints than any other person at NAS. She receives scores of
in the country with her folks. is spending her two weeks good tickets to the FloridaMississippi calls daijy from people in different departments-and every one is

Lucky girl. Her home is in Greenville leave in Debuque, Iowa, to enjoy game. Football is Pete's win a complaint. Her cheerful telephone manner helps keep tempersand
Fla. Nice vacation eh Lois. the cool breezes of Indian summer. ter love, and he's now looking for dispositions under control until a maintenance man can get
Flora Dow is taking a two-week tickets to the Georgia-Florida!! around to take care of the trouble.
Bill Hines, also of Technical offers?
game. Any
leave to drive her brother to the
Files, is an ex-Army man who was of Florida is Nothing But TroubleListening
University of St. Paul, Minn., The University certainly
stationed in England for a while. to be crowded this
where he will study for his mas going
He has an English wife and is ter's dcgre in psychology.Inspecting. fall. Makes me wonder why B.

expecting his mother-in-law to visit I'' -- -- ------- T. Hudson and R. O. Summerall To Complaints
him and his wife here next didn't enroll as co-eds at F.S.C.W.

month from England. Look out in Tallahassee. Seriously though,
Bill, these mother-in-laws, you I we wish them both luck as they be- Is Bertha Spear's Job
know. Just kidding.
TheInSpeclrs gin at the University.
Engineering had an unexpectedvisit Virginia asked about the situation "
send to
"Would you please a man over put my panes
from ex-Lt. and
Biggs his with "Stoney" and the file
wife, who left here a couple of room. Well, Betty Johnson and No, that's not someone talking to their doctor in re-

months ago for Oklahoma City, Helen Davis aren't commenting, verse. It's a typical plea taken at random from the many

Okla. After a short visit there, Ky HELEN BURNETTEOne but "Stoney" still keeps them busy heard daily by Bertha C. Spears of the Public Works Depart-

they came back to Fort Walton, never knows what will hap- looking up correspondence for him. : ment. Bertha is assigned to the trouble desk in Building 136
Fla., to open a photograph studio His work calls for it, he tells me.
: pen next! At least so thinks In- I which the maintenance crews call home during their working
for the summer. After another vacation Virginia will be back next week
W. G. Williams in the
In Miami, they will be head- spector after a well-deserved rest in Geor hours.
i Electric He at- The trouble desk is manned 24
Shop. was quietly
ed for St. Louis to open their stu- gia. :Maybe she'll have some news
tending to his inspection duties in hours a day, seven days a week,
dio there. We of Engineering wish for us from way up there in the !: rSUPILV
his shop the other day, when suddenly But Bertha is the one on duty during
both a lot of luck. north.
he was picked up bodily by the regular working day. All
The Engineering party Fridaywas his fellow workers (the villians) V activities on the station make
one of the best The floor and taken down to the river- sas. So last Monday, bright and SALLi ES their complaints to this trouble
the left
show, personality prizes, and the where he was actually tossed in, early, to happy two couple weeks by ,. desk, and extension 325 is prob-
jitterbug contest stole the plane spend visiting of the busiest at NAS.
evening. ably one
like an old shoe. Oh, yes, he had the in-laws in
Tom and I want to extend our appreciation been warned that it was going to I does Kansas. Lucille'sleave Complaints range from leaking-
to everyone who made happen the next day and was told I not cover as much time faucets to holes in the road; from
the floor show and as the Chief's, so she returns to burnt-out light bulbs to
possible for faulty
to come prepared-but the villians By CLARA E. SsPEER
work week
one earlier than he
the good sportsmanship shown by kitchen equipment in the housingarea
sprang a surprise attack on him
does. With all that time on your The Supply Department flag is
everybody. We think that our ; and from dripping roofs to
and tossed Jin the day previous -
party could be used as a unit of -and didn't even give him the hands, Chief, we'll bet you have at half-mast over the resignationof obstinate typewriters. But gener-

measure for other good times. opportunity of bringing an extra your hands full of housekeeping Anna Conrad, caused by the ally they all have one thing in
Jewel B. Rose inspector in the common-the need for
I hear that Eggert is wonderingwho change of clothes. (However, this Hydraulic Shop is anxiously await- untimely passing of her husband, immediate. repair >c
his was In furnished for him). Not to Conrad of Ship-
runner-up was ing her vacation whlcli she hopes John ,, supervisor With her three of experience
case there are any doubts as to I be outdone though, when Williams and plans to take in a few weeks. I ping Division. Anna and John on the trouble desk has com
who the "Bashful Bride" was, see I got on his feet after getting out of "Those days off," says Mrs. Rose, were brought from Washingtonvery the knack of keeping everyone
Littlejohn The "Marrying the river, he turned quickly and Just can't come around too soon." soon after the commissioning pacified until a maintenance man
Sam" was played by Bob McLen- grabbed Inspector Tahar and fell O. A. Henry, supervising inspector of the station by Commander T. can get around to investigate thf-
don of Planning. Our master of I back into the river with him, thus in Interim Overhaul, has just Earle Hipp (now Rear Admiral trouble. Bertha's interested and

ceremonies, Tom McLaughlin, is getting his second "ducking" for a returned to work after a two weeks Hipp) to fill key positions, and sympathetic voice has a way of
the one to whom we can contrib- mere increase in rate. What fun vacation. He and his wife flew both served admirably and grew calming excited complainers which

ute the whole show. It was a good some folks have! to New York where, we under- with the station. helps to make the job of the main- -.

one well done, Tommie. How about A. W. Pitts, inspector in Final stand, they really aw the sights." After a long tour of duty in the tenance men a lot easier.

another soon? Olivia Trajilloof Assembly, was confined to his C. L. Saxton, principal inspector Pacific theater, John's tragic deathat However, duty at the trouble
Hangar 116 did a grand job as home a few days las. week because in Interim Overhaul, is con- Jacksonville Beach was a great desk is not all a matter of listen-
the Baby. Thanks, Olivia of a severe ehake-up as a result of vinced that Uncle Sam is more shock to all his host of friends in ing to persons in distress. The
Administration and Personnel an almost serious accident. For- adept with figures than he is. the department. While our regretat humorous aspects are many. People
by-Jewsle M. Miller-One of our tunately, no one was seriously hurt Says Sexton, "You just can't win." losing Anna is tempered by the are usually so excited that
very best employees is making a -that is no one but the two auto- After hours and hours of tossing thought that she is no doubt doing they don't realize what they arf-
change this week which we know mobiles. The accident occurredlast the figures with the income tax the best thing returning to Wash- saying, and they phrase their complaints -

will be for the best. We wish her Wednesday morning when the department, he is still paying ington, nevertheless we will feel in the darndest ways.
the best of luck on her new Job fire truck gently tapped the two her loss very keenly. She is transferring Bertha lists the following classic

in the Planning Division. I am automobiles concerned, giving the Braintree, :Mass.-On his 100th to the Bureau of Supplies examples as the most outstandingin
speaking of Mattie Wood who has occupants a scare and a shake-up birthday, retired shoemaker Abel I and Accounts. She was considered her career at the trouble desk:
been in A&R Time Section for almost to their nervous system. H. Thayer finished stacking: a five- a permanent fixture in the I "Will you please send a man to
two years. I know the Plan- Chief D. E. George decided it ton load of hay and opined that I. Supply Department, and it will be fix a leak in the captain's head?"

ning Division will appreciate her was time to introduce his good- the reason for his longevity was difficult to find any one to take "How about sending a man to
\ as much as the Time Section and looking wife to his family in Kan- "I've been a bachelor all my life." her place in our affections. Anna get the frog out of the wind tee
-}.. cheerful and smiling, "Say, my squawk box doesn'tsquawk
was always "
Shop Efficiency Award Winners I and ready to lend a listening ear "The mice anymore; around! here are terrible -

r 1 when there was a need. She was I to send
; want you a manaround
"' the leading spirit in working up
to put traps in my draw-
'. the Christmas parties held the last "
; ers.
1 two years. It was she who plan-
"The scuttlebutt is all fouled up
ia. ned the Supply Department float -press button's missing."

rIi.1 when the station celebrated its "Send a man over right away,
: last October. "
Fifth Anniversary my are stuck.
q We hate to lose Anna, but since I drawers -

she feels that she must go, we
wish her Godspeed.A I SIX PUBLIC WORKS

more cheerful note is the mar- AND A & R EMPLOYEESGET
riage of Hadie Holland (Follow- PAY INCREASESSix

S Up) and Bill Clapp, formerly of
Group II and III employees -
Stock Control. This was another
of Public Works and Assembly -
.romance which flowered in our
midst. The wedding took place in and R pair Department
r 'T the rectory of St. Paul's Catholic received administrative pay Increases -

: \ J' ; Church September 9th. The reception this "eek.
was held at the home of Included were: Emma A. Collier -

f the bride's brother. On September laborer; Hugh E. Gentry,

: 1. 6th, Hadie was honored by her refrigeration mechanic: and
\ :: : co-workers in the Receiving Division James A. McCIoud aircraft

with a dinner at Biser's worker, of the Assembly and Repair
Jf Restaurant, followed by a miscellaneous Department; Frank M. Vatne *- 11
automotive mechanic: ; Arthur
4 k shower. The happy couple >
left for a two-week honeymoontrip Wiggins, fireman, and John
down the East Coast. R. Wheeler, oiler, of the Public
Works Department.
The wedding of Claire ,Carter

(Teletype) to Chief Thomas has Jasper, Florida, and in Miami. She
been announced. The newlywedswere enjoyed visiting her former fellow-

entertained at a steak din worker, Bea Berry, who works at
ner by Winnie Wynns. All reported the Naval Air Station in Miami .
a wonderful time. A beach Norma Royal (Stock Control)
party and a midnight show termi- spent an interesting vacation in
___ _
..__ ,_' uu
-'OC''O' nated a week-end of fun and fes the mountains of North Carolina
Officer right, congratulates M. C. Jackson of Shop 743TJW ,
CAPTAIN BUAXTON RHODES, ARIL tivities. Tennessee and Her
Battle of Shop 715: lock on. The occasion was the presentation trip
W. A.
while AndrewsofShoD 742, left, and efficiency during the VACATIONS: Mildred Jackson included visits to the Endless Cawerns
for outstanding shop
three supervisors
ot letters of commendation to the and ot the Accessories Division, (Requisition and Order) is spending Natural Bridge of Virginia*, t'

last supervised three.month by Andrews period., led The tile Instrument others with, Camera efficiencies, cc 93%vAjrtunef 97% in July, and 980/0 in August, her vacation at her home In Washington, and Maryland,

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i Jax 200 Yard Free Style Swim TALLY SCORES. K. O.

i Record Broken By McNallyJames OVER WELLS AT


4 McNally, AEM3c: an instructor at AEM School SMOKER
here at NATTC has the honor* of being the Ronald Bondy
J J'f 4 tiJiS only one man final bout at the Yellow Water
swimming team that NATTC has ever possessed. Smoker held last Thursday again

'f WHAT TO DO! WHERE TO GO McNally, an ardent swimming enthusiast, entered the proved his undisputed claim aa

'fr j Jacksonville swimming championship meet, sponsored by the middleweight champ around
parts Bondy away
r MOVIE SCHEDULE: Recreation Department of that city as the sole }'epresentaI with a decision after hammering

.it I live of this command. His being. Spike! Travis Yellow Water
) NATTC I I alone didn't cramp his style. lIe Ship's Co.) for three fast dyna-
I took second place in the Individual mite packed rounds l The crowd
i TIIUKsl).\V-"ITS GREAT TO BE YOUNG," with Jimmy Lloyd, scores with nine points to his expected a knockout but Travis
Leslie Brooks and Jeff Donn lI. Shows at 1400, 1730 and 2000 credit. managed to hang on until the fl-

I'IUlU\' AM SATURDAY. "NO LEAVE NO LOVE," starring His greatest performance of theI nal bell.
Van! Johnson and Marie Wilson. Shows at 1400, 1730 and 2000.StiNDAY"JUNGLE .iL a I I meet was when he broke last Bondy is well known around
: I year's record for the 200 yard I NATTC for his lightning fast and
PRINCESS. Lamour and
with Dorothy free style with the record time of relentless attacks, and has yet
Ray Milland. Shows at 1400. 1730\ and 2))I). 2 I
I minutes and 27.5 seconds Heal 'to be beaten.

MOM\Y AM :.... ).\"NOBODY LIVES FOREVER." featuring placed second in the 100 yard The seventh bout of the eve-
John Garfield and Geraldine Fitzgerald Shows at 1400, 1730 Y free style event I ning did give the fans one of the
!and 2000.WEDNESIAti'"SO\ I McNally is not a newcomer to few knockouts of these matches/ ,

: DARK THE NIGHT," with Stephen Geray local swim circles. As a memberof !' when Archie Tally (AF 27)) drop
the NATTC team during the ped Speed Well (AF 07)) in the
and Michelene Chierrel Shows at 1400 1730 and 200OY ;
National Naval Air Training I third and final round. Tally started -
Tln'n U.\ -"THE PLAINSMAN" starring Gary Cooper and Championship Swimming Meet, he I off With a bang and had
Jean Arthur. Shows at 1400. 1730 and 2000. I placed second in two events. I I on the deck in the first. Weill)
I I II Itlnn.
I McNally a native of Austin, peated and downed Wells
; Yellow Water ( ., began his swimming career I II In the second and in the final
( back in his home town, where as round once more but for keeps.
TIIL'KM\YNO SHOW. co-captain of his swimming team i
Dick Beck and Tony Compag- .
I led his colors to the state championship
FRIDAY AND :SATURDAY "MR. ACE" with George Raft and AS none both NATTC Trophy win-
Sylvia Sidney. in 1914-45 ners, won hard fought decisions
'. l Jimmy's real love for swimming { from Joe Combs and Chuck Wilson
.. SUNDAY ._"IT'S GREAT TO BE YOUNG," with Jimmy Lloyd, I is evident by the fact that he en- respectively.Beck .
Leslie: Brooks and Jeff DonneJI.MONIIIV + % 'tered the Jacksonville SwimmingMeet
and Combs put on an exhibition -
AND Tt!.: U.\y_"NO LEAVE. NO' LOVE," starring alone and without the aid of fine fighting They were
Van Johnson and Marie Wilson of any teammates and placed slugging it out toe to toe until
s McN'ALLY NATTC fifth amongst 12 competitive -
} | Combs in the thirdto
Beck dropped
WEDNESDAY"JUNGLE PRINCESS, with Dorothy Lamour --- -- teams
: Milland. get the decision
Ray McNally will continue his swim- i, and Wilson
f TII''R Long Range Flights The Compagnone
$ )'\A'-NO SHOW.THINGS ming as much as possible whilein fight was similar to the Beck and

Made the Navy and upon his discharge Combs bout with Big Tony slugging -
By intends become swimming I -1
TO DO-ABOARD to a., out a decision in the third
+,t coacn Good lUCK, jimmy,
IIOIUIY: SHOP -- Monday through Friday, 1700- Icy Arctic AreaSEA anti may we hear more of you bouts The were results as of follows the: remaining

2130, Saturday, 1300-2130. New location in Bldg. 414, in the futureWAVES .
\ I ( ) On ice and weather re Robert Bartlet over Jim Trapp.
e ,( Wing No. 1. Instructors on duty for leather craft, I Joe Bien Jim Webrec
connaissance for small contin
r t model airplanes, and plexiglass: '
Don Lutes and Billy Green
} gent of Navy and Coast Guards } And Nurses
: REEK: \LL-Open nightly 1730-2130. Outdoor > two Navy PBM Mariners recently i I draw
t and inside areas: Sandwiches and snacks availablOt'FICtns' !. ; made several long-range Authorized To Wear Pete Lang over Milton Cottrell.

)i : KKCKKAT10.Y: ROOM In auditorium ,, flights over Arctic areas within 450 I'Civilian Clothing Darrel Pouch. Carl Paw+erman
open daily, ping pong and pool and lounge avail- nautical miles of the North Pole. draw /
One flight was made from Thuleon I The Judges were Jack DuMara
\ tomorrow WAVE'SI
able.BOW ) Beginning and Lt Gerstad from Yellow Water -
'LINO! -Six alleys behind Ship's Service the northwest coast of Greenland j I I Navy nurses may wear civilIan and of
The referee manager
j able to all personnel Monday through I II the farthest point the group : clothes while on leave or lib- ; Chief Al Smibaidi.
I the fights was
I 1700-2130.\ Free bowling if you set your own of ships has penetrated, over the j,i erty. i -- --
j I' lOo a line for pin boys. availIi Canadian Arctic to the Polar Sea The good news was containedin Reserve when on liberty or auth-
and then along the north coast of
517-46 and 518-16 orized leave
1IOnl'l.IIU'I....\ t: CLL (NATTC ) AINav re-
E Meets Saturday morning at 1030 in Auditorium the northernmost known ceived here this week. According i Male officers under instructionat
land.An to the directives civilian clothing civilian educational institutionsand
l BYI.LKOOM I\NCK CL.\SS-Every :Monday and electric gyro compass the may be worn by all officers of'' those! under instruction in
I Wednesday at the Hostess House. Beginners class\ only special equipment carried besides the Navy Nurse Corps and the civilian industrial establishmentsmay
1900 to 2000( Advanced class, 2000 to 2100. extra rations, survival gear Women's Reserve while on author- wear civilian clothing at all
I and winter fuels functioned with ized leave shore leave, or in off- times. This provision does not ap-
f i SWIMMING-Pool: : No 1-Recreatwn for WAVES, reliability despite the relative proximity duty status on shore, and by all ply to NROTC staffs or officers
WAVE Officers, Couples, Family Groups Children I of the I'ole enlisted personnel of the Women of administrative commands
J must be accompanied by parents. :Monday through The Navy auxiliary icebreaker -
\ Saturday 0900 to 2100. Sunday 1230 to 2100\ 'I U.S.S. Whitewood, the Coast Guard THE "DEAN" OF THEM AIL

r TOOL No. :2-For Male Personnel only-Enlisted icebreaker cutter North Wind and ____._. _._ ._ n ___ _____ ___ __ _______
the Navy seaplane tender U 5.5.
and Officers Monday through Friday, 0900 to 1100, Norton Sound encountered numer-

I 1200 to 1400, 1500 to 1600 and 1700 to 2100. Saturday ous icebergs drifting down from
: 0900 to 2100. Sunday 1230 to 2100. the Polar Sea around Cape Yorkaad

a GOLF-Station Course, daily from 1000 to sunset t through Melville Bay. The

Saturday and Sunday from 0900-1700 Open to all dreaded Middle Pack" which reportedly a alb Imo
kept the area icebound .4 a ,
personnel. Clubs available at Gear Locker in South- during the summer for many 'iiA.

I aide of NATTC Auditorium. :Monday through Satur- .. I years, was not seen. .

day10001700, Sunday 1030-1700. Radar was indispensable for

j \ ,, :\It.SIC-Anyone: Interested in Joining the NATT identifying icebergs during fog and
j f Cats Orchestra, contact T. F. Raye at Barracks: 465. darkness. Often as many as 30

TtS -Racquets and balls available at Physical I It iceberg "targets" appeared at one
1t 513. time on the radar screen.
t I Training Bldg "
HOSTESS: IIOUs>E-Open tidily 1500:: to 2100, Sat- *e

urday and Sunday 1100 to 2100. For NATTC enlisted :O T.\TIt'I'nnl.: AIIOUKS 8 r }j?,. 4'e w
: r personnel, relatives and guests. AUK ANNOITNTKU;

I.f NAT 1TC 1.Inn.\H\-Located in Auditorium. Open The Station Cafeteria is open
I Monday through Friday-0930 to 2100; Saturday and daily for breakfast from 0615 to q I :

", Sunday--1230 to 2100. 1 0800, and for lunch from 1015 to .

i ATHLETIC GEAR Available at Gear Locker t 1300, personnel were reminded this: 1y i
( Physical Training Department, Bldg 513. week by Manager George Lesser
The cafeteria fountain remains c
SOI'Tit.ILL Games in the Intramural Softball 8si
open from 0613 to 1300 without +
week-day night beginning
League are played every closing between meals. In reality a
', at 170'). snack bar, the fountain offers, coffee '

WHERE TO GO-ASHORE doughnuts, sandwiches, ice I
I and other items.
cream candy : _
I :=5
leave intervals --- ----
JACKSONVILLE t\CHtS-BUI.ea: at frequent
from new bus station at Clay and Adams (sam e as Navy). Surf bath Lt.: "Could I try on that winter Pictured above are Dean Hudson and Francis Colwell as they
I uniform in the window" at the NATTCenter "SUPERSTITION DANCE" last Friday -
ing and other recreation at one of worlds finest ocean beaches. Bus i iI appeared
Clerk: "We'd rather you'd use the 13th, held here at the NATTCenter Auditorium, for the
fare 25c. I I the dressing room." enlisted- personnel of this station. The DEAN and his Orchestra,
I .
GANGLING, FISHING, AND BOATING; Cedar River ou San not forgetting lovely Francis Colwell, were enthusiastically acceptedby
Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore Bus, three blocks from last stop on I I'I "There's only one thing wrong I both jitterbug and smoothie fans. After this performance they

San Juan. Row Boats-two hours; 50c; canoea-$1.00 per hour; motor II IIt I I I' with me, blondie, I'm color blind." headed straight for New York and the Roseland Ballroom where
boats-$2.00 per hour, five to eight people per boat. I "Boss, you sho Is." : bands are "made". We'll be hearing more of this Band before long.HASHMARK .
Patients talking: "So. you've By Bob Black

e been operated on, eh? Did they r .. .. .
.n. "
stitches in *" -.- ---- ,
put many you I/
"N<>. I Just pulled myself together J J 't ( :.
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n CnpUin Howard Commanding V. Hopkins USW. I )

1 CumrunJ Robert f. B* b.. USN' !
ks utiv C.RVNllIif't
J Editorial Offices for NATTC
Section, Rooms 137 and 138, I
: Administration Building 500-A. V \ I

i Tel. Ext. 208 I .
Advisor ....
K. W. A..r..... U. Com-ir. CbC( ,
EditorArtfcur "::1l
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I 19 September, 1946 NATTC JAX AIR NEWSSECTION Page Seven i,


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,t tI

I t Ma

wan nm off in great style last j
Thursday. In addition to the free
cigarettes, cokes hot dogs and 4
hamburgers, nine fast bouts were tj' .
witnessed by the yelling throng
The results you will see in another I
'column of the paper so we :

will just thank all hands responsible i
for our good time and get
on to the news of the week
', .Our. wildlife" was threatened to
a great extent by a large hunting
party last Friday night. As far as
we t'lu"gf't the dope, the bag con- I
Dinted of several skunks, a coon,
and one of the hunting dogs. My II
mammy always told me 'twas dark
and skeervtin the woods At night, I
trot the dog wasn't

Hipchen our own little Casanova Ytwn.. ds K '
is really getting around for tw
himself. If he would just pick a
happy medium instead of the two T i
extremesone night they're born :
in ])28, and the next night the a.
number change around to 1892
Oh well LOVE .conquers ALL!" I 4 ,
Moe Bmch! is getting on very 4cdi
Well with his pawnshop The publicity
he gets in this column is
not paid for yet, but after all, we
all like to flee a guy get: a good d
start before everyone bleeds him
for the pile The payoff
come soon or we won't be able to p
buy the genuine, real Persian rug '
he has for sale It's imported, too

from Baker Jacksonville has turned into a leaderof : ::1r1"

men"!!! He startles' all studentsby !
pointing to Lt Comdr Avery
and remarking that "between us', -
that man and I have over fortyone -
years in this mans Navy'He 'e:' ,;
neglectfully does not add that
lie tosses but four and one-half Y

toward that pile of years a

Jim Thurber was seen down on mmm_________
Bay Street buying: a net of chaps --
and cowboy boots Seems the boy A O M "A" SCHOOL (I Aviator I erate heavy mobile ordnance equip-.
has gone and got himself betrothed I I The third week covers machinegun ment, such as bombs, cargo trucks
to a sweet! little Texas gal, THE NAVAL SCHOOL AVIATION ORDNANCEMEN CLASS accessories and electricity, trailers, and tractors under advance -
and thinks it best' to be dressed "A" in located in building 611, Naval Air Technical Training Center, I I and includes a few other little base conditions.
httin and proper to make the Jacksonville Florida. At the present time it is the .).11)' Class "A" j things such as machine gun Cal The twelfth week Is covered by
girl feel at home WahooOOOOO1! Ordnance School in the United States Navy 30 mounts adapters, hydraulics, ammunition handling and practical
If any of you guys here at Yellow I Classes convene each Monday morning and consist of an assigned! gun charges, control valves and field stowage which gives the student -
Water think you'd like to try quota of Aviation FundamentalsSchool --- --- -- --- ---> -- solenoids. In this week recreationis an opportunity to apply the
your hand on any of the Smokersin graduates who must meet Personnel! Officer, and Chief Gunner kept to a minimum for obvious mobile ordnance equipment and
the future, there are more the following qualifications; non McCauley U. S. N, Division reason. the safety precautions which are
than enough openings Let's get: I rated personnel who have shownan Officer and Technical Supervisor.The The 20MM, Cannon M-3 and M-2 stressed throughout the school.
I and its feed mechanisms and am- In the thirteenth week the student -
in shape' and start shooting! the attitude and aptitude suitableto Curriculum consists of sixteen
lefts and rights Get in the munition are thoroughly coveredin starts on aircraft installations
ring the high standards and precise weeks of practice work and
I the next two weeks, and then where he utilizes all ('f the
and the spotlight by turning on and accurate work in
required study, all of which can, if the student -
the student to to the that he has been
the fisticuffs prepares go training given to;
Aviation Oidnance.The .
is not school
a high
I graduateand Malfunction Range where he will far in actual work on installing
Captain Briner is
really gettingonto if he desires be
AOM "A" School endeavorsto so! to-
this Skeet Waseen apply the knowledge he has gained ordnance equipment on all cur
proposition provide the student with thepreliminary wards gaining the credits necessary I so far cm all type guns, firing live rent type Navy aircraft.
turning: a fancy score on our
to obtain his high school di-
I basic training for future I
ammunition. Boresighting is taken up in the
windy Friday. Maybe we can
get fast I qualifications in Aviation ploma. I In the seventh and eighth weeks fourteenth week with the fil.&ttwo
a good tournamE'ntworked
in the near future Ordnance ratings as outlined in The first week of school is spent I I the student enters another phaseof days spent in the classroom
up 'the Bureau of Naval Personnel learning in detail about Small
Quien sabe ? Aviation Ordnance work; Aircraft work on the theory of boresightiEg
Manual, and to provide the Naval Arms and Ammunition. The term I I Munitions, which includesR and boresight terminologies, and
Well, last week we had too I Service with personnel having a "Small Arms" includes all the pistols k back to
o c e t s Jatq, Pyrotechnics, the last three days again
much for the space allotted us, high degree of skill that will enable sub-machine guns, carbines, Smoke bombs Fire bombs, and all the range where the student bore-
BO this' time we'll cut it short and them to work efficiently' with and rifles used the '.
I by Navy today.In the other types of bombs and their sights and checks fires on the current -
leave you without the total word operating fleet and shore based this wetk we also go into fuses, type aircraft.
However it cuts these budding I aviation units Sources of Ordnance Information, The tenth week is devoted to The last two weeks are spent In
journaJisLs" to a nub to have to nip I I The School is staffed both for which teaches how to find and study and servicing, checking and rearming and servicing ail the
things like this Just' be patient, administrative and training piimarilj utilize the various Bureau publi- installation of computing gun latest model Navy aircraft with
and maybe we can get some more j r with men that have had cations and letters on "where to sights and aircraft turrets, I bombs, rockets, torpedoes, and ammunition -
space in the future 'Bye, and hap- long and well balanced tours of lock when you, don't know" Tow Targets, tow reels and associated .
py discharge! duty with fleet activities, both Inside The entire: second week is spentin equipment, its care, maintenance Upon graduating from Class "A"
That sums up the news of our and outside the continental learning the Browning Machine I use and installation is School, the student is assigned! by
little woodland dell and game preserve i limits It is capably' supervised by Gun Cal, 50 How to strip' and 'studied in the first part of the the Bureau of Personnel to ,various
; so will chop the props and Lieut H, 1... Button, U, S. N, Officer clean it and prepare it for firing eleventh week. The latter part of Continental Aviation Activitiesand
retire a millionaire At least we'll I in Charge; Ens O R. Turling.ton :. and keep it filing, thus pleasingeven : I the week is utilized in teaching the to Fleet Aviation Activities!
go-and muster--- in the Salt Mine U. S N. Assistant O-in-C and I II the most exacting Naval student how to care for and op- wherever the Navy; may be found
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-' Washington I). C. (SEA) A -- forgotten it You know me well
New" Fork (SEA)Attempting
brand new royal Hue Chevroleteetmaster I Reach "Altitude" Of 9rJOKE; -4 enough."
was in the to drive a horse! and wagon
possession I, Sentry: "Must have the pass-
It man who walked into a showroom I through the door of a tavern, Mrs 29,025 Feet Without word."
I got in and drove it out. As Emily Niedstrom was arrested on Voice from Guard House: "Don't

an added insult, the shoplifter a disorderly conduct charge bat Oxygen At Pensacola stand there arguing all night.
scraped paint on the shop door on Shoot him."
the way out. in court she pleaded not guilty. *
--- (SEA Studies of the physiological 1/11416
adaptations of four Navy Judge: "Why is life unbearable

volunteers who underwent high- Customer I want to buy a with your wife?"

I thresher. Sailor: "Your honor, she insistson
altitude tests in "Opeiation Ever
Clerk--Sorry, but we have none keeping a goat in our bedroom
est" may lead to a future methodfor in stock. and I couldn't stand the atmoaphe -

artificially reproducing changes Customer This is a heck of a 're,"

in human body to acclimatize an drug store. Judge "Well, couldn you have
5 1 aviator before he reaches the upper opened a window?"
air "I'm optimistic about future Sailorhaf" And let out all
business" my pigeons!
In a special' 10-by-10 foot pres-
"But look worried all the '
sure chamber at the Naval Air you
Station, Pensacola Fla, two of time" 'Daihng, as we sit here in the
the volunteers reached a simulated ""Yenh I'm worried about my optimism romantic moonlight, there's just'!
altitude of 29,025 ff'et--23 feet ," one question I'd like to ask you."
than Mt. Everest -without "
higher "Yes, what is it?

supplemental oxygen. They were Employer We need a responsible "Couldn't we move over a little, .ty,
in the chamber :>2 days man. I'm sitting on a nail."

Extensive tests determined their I Applicant-That's me Wherever .

normal reactions before they entered Ive worked, if anything went I Vacationist: "Any big men born
the chamber. During the period wrong they've told me 1 was responsible I here 1"Native
of the experiments they were I "No. Not
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around here; best we can
yielded data on how the human A real man who I is
diplomat---A remembers do babies Different in the city,
body reacts to a slowly diminish- a woman's birthday but I I suppose..

ing amount of oxygen. forgets her age, e

()HWWI... INC '*.41 "'
1 wonder why women pay more
from the October issue dt Esquire "Do think a pat on the back
Reprinted you Sentry: "Who goes there?" attention to beauty than to
helps to develop (character Officer: "Lieutenant Smith." brains 1""Bt''ause

on/" "Yes, if administered young Sentry: "Password?" no matter how stupid
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I I: Mainstays And Coaches of 1946 Jax Navy Grid Team I

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IIEKE IS A PICTURE LAYOUT of some of the football players for the 1946 Jax Paul LaHullier who starred in the practice. LaHullier, 180-pound halfback from

Navy team and their coaches. These men will all probably figure highly in the com- East Rutherford, N. J., needs to be seen in action but once to have his playing
ing season, and it might be well to keep your eyes peeled for their names in the
abilities appreciated. Bottom, center, is Gene Hinton, former University of Michigan
local papers. Upper left foto shows little "Wahoo" Mancos, quarterback, repre-
senting Cleveland, Ohio. Weighing in at 160 pounds, Mancos is one of the big sparksof tackle, who weighs 220 pounds. An experienced man, Hinton will be one of the
the team, and his pep and chatter can be heard from the field all the time. Top. mainstays of the 1946 Jax Navy line. The coaches are, left to right, top, Lt Comdr.
center, is Rolhe Rogers, 18-year-old, 170-pound center from Colorado Springs, O-O- Kassion Kovalcheck, head coach; Lt. Comdr. Clarence Thompson, assistant coach;
rado. Rogers is the man who backs up the line, and he does a mighty good job Lt Paul King, line coach. Bottom, Comdr. II. E. Born, end coach; and Lt. Harry
of it. In last Saturday's practice he figured in many a defensive play. At right isI Knicklebine, guard coach.
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Offensive And Defensive Practice "Tuffy" Thompson, Jax Navy '

I Irons Out Wrinkles In GriddersBy Backfield Coach, Is Grid AceSince

1928, the rugged sport of football has played a
"SLIM" AVERY --- ------ -- --
By hint of what they will put against ter Davenport, end. Davenport, major role in the life of Lt. Comdr. Clarence "Tuffy" 'Thomp ,
1946 Jax football teamis .
improving over Navy the days. The their opponents in the 1916 session. one of Kovalcheck's best ends, son. Beginning with his freshman year in high school, the ,.
The scrimmage showed the care played defensive football as it pigskin has been both a livelihood and with
last two weeks have seen the Navy a sport him.
which the coaches have put into should be played. Al Rounds, tall
men striving to get in the While in high school Comdr.
groove Thompson was awarded
the team, and it also gave an idea halfback, played hard football,
and the to head results coach should Kass be gratifying Koval-- of who is playing ball out there on I running with speed and power. 112 letters in three major sports: four for football, four for

the field. The team itself is still a Marvin Harlan, Al Plom, and Glen basketball, and four for track. He ---- ------ -
bit ragged, but Saturday's practiceleft McConnel all played well throughout led the scoring for the state of played with the Pittsburgh Steel-
look into the practice sessions many observers firmly believ- the game, and all will no doubt Minnesota in the pigskin sport, ers, but later switched over to the
shows work, both offensive ing that it will stand up under its figure prominently in the coming both in his junior and senior years,
and defensive. The team is still a own power, and give the other season's games. and was a member of the all- powerful Green Bay Packers. The
bit slow hopping to the signals, teams a rough time of it. The The final score of the game was state basketball quintet during his last year he played for the Packers -
and the linemen are not charging defensive play is strong, with men 33-0 in favor of the first string, last two years in high school. they won the National cham- '
quite as hard as they could, but like Norris Thomas Rollie Rogers, indicating a lack of reserves whichis Probably one of his greatest accomplishments pionship, and "Tufty" Thompson ,.
they are still getting en to it. Dave Bannerman, James Jasmine, to be remedied before the season was in track. He was in their backfield-"holding \
They are sluggish but they have and Gene Hinton strengthening the opens. The coaches were along ran the century in 9,8, and he and down the halfback position.m ,
power. All hands are trying to get line. Hinton, former University of the sidelines all the time, giving another boy, by themselves, won A couple of interesting ..high. \, ,
coach Kovalcheck's difficult sys- Michigan player, is out temporarily pointers. Comdr Kovalcheck's the Minnesota state track meetin lights in Thompson's life and:college "
tem down to perfection, which is because of an old Injury coming watchword seems to be "work, their senior year, the only two career which are very ,noteworthy .
the only way he will have it. Kov back, but will be back in practicein work, work," and it looks as if it entered from their school. Winninga and interesting were the
alcheck, known for his smooth, time to play against the Annapolis is paying off state track meet with only two times he ran back two kickoffs J'II
point-getting teams, has the Junior ---- -- entries from school is some-
Navy 27
Varsity on Sep __. v. your 85 and 90 yards respectively for
men working.The tember. Rogers, a center from Col- thing almost unbelievable, but : touchdowns against a powerful
last few days the backs orado Springs Colorado, is a 170- =::: those two pulled the unbelievable I Michigan eleven. In his first Big
have been put through maneuvers; pound boy who takes delight in and did it. Ten game, Minnesota was trail
L running, blocking, punting, pass- bringing the big runners down to Then Thompson moved on to ing the same vaunted Wolverine .
ing. Little "Wahoo" Mancos, 160- the ground. Backing up the line. college. He entered the Universityof squad 13-7. Going into the third
4 pound quarterback from Cleve- he figures in nearly every play, Minnesota and in his junior and quarter, Thompson romped away ,I
land, Ohio, runs and blocks as if The undisputed star of the prac- senior years led the Big Ten in for two quick touchdowns which
: he really enjoys playing the game tice game was Paul LaHullier, scoring, another event that made beat Michigan 21-13. Truly an exhibition '
'fie of the big span-v of the team. halfback from East Rutherford, N. his sport career most outstanding. of real football playing
Mancos isn't afraid to block or J, lie was acting captain of the He was named on the Big Ten Lt. Comdr. Thompson is coach-
tackle the biggest hock or call the first team, and was the only t ,. teams of '35 and '36. When he ing the backfield of the 1916 Jax:
trickiest plays. double scorer One of his scores graduated from Minnesota" he received Navy team, and any informationhe
Joe Collins, center, from New was an end run, and the other, the Ail-American honors in hands the Jaxmen will be of
York City, has been working on most spectacular play of the game, the gridiron sport. In his senior great value For "Tuffy" Thompson -
the kick-offs, and seems to haveit was a zig-zag trip through the year, he was named on most All- has played the backfield, andas
down to a "T." A boy with plenty line on an off-tackle play for 70 American teams for tha left half- famous as he was in the pig-
of power in his boots, he has yards. In addition to his two back slot. skin sport In high school, collegeand
control to go with it. I scores, Paul worked steadily insetting After his star-studded career in pro, he knows how to work ta ,
In a scrimmage practice last up the other scores, and "Y 011 can gain a lot of territory college, he entered the pro- I combinations which will produce Saturday the Navy men showed a threw one touchdown pass to Wal- with a forward pas fessional field of football. He first TD's for Jax Navy.

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