Jax air news

Material Information

Jax air news
Place of Publication:
United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date:
March 29, 1951


Subjects / Keywords:
Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
newspaper ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
30.235833 x -81.680556


Additional Physical Form:
Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note:
Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note:
Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
Copyright Jax air news. Permission granted to University of Florida to digitize and display this item for non-profit research and educational purposes. Any reuse of this item in excess of fair use or other copyright exemptions requires permission of the copyright holder.
Resource Identifier:
000579555 ( ALEPH )
33313438 ( OCLC )
ADA7401 ( NOTIS )
sn 95047201 ( LCCN )


This item has the following downloads:

Full Text


K You Haven't Donated to the Red Cross, Give Today "

- :' JflX *Hlfs:1-:1:




_ u
Headquarters of the Commander. Fleet Air .Jacksonville, Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet Air Wins 11 ,.!I

: AquacadeSet I tv b-, -' Navy's QueenRunnerup !

1.: For April 11 ___ -r; __ < In :

i at Local Pool City Contest

j Plans are nearing completion The Navy's candidate for

for an Aquacade to be F Queen of the :50 Years Progress "

I staged at the Indoor Pool here _k. a j celebration reigns this week as
i "Miss Columbia" by virtue of
April 11. winning second place in the "Miss

i The water show, first to be held Jacksonville" Contest, held in
f"p here in several years, will fea conjunction with the celebration.

fl' ture local station swimmers, Rosa Hatlan, sponsored by the
along with a bevy of beauties Rotary Club, won the honor as
from Jacksonville. "Miss Jacksonville" by garnering
Included on the planned program the most votes In the campaign
will be a survival demon- NAVY CHIEF ARRIVES Secretary of the Navy Francis P. Matthews, left, who arrived here by which closed last week. She
stration; a comedy act, flying tra- plane with his wife, is shown as he was greeted upon his arrival Monday afternoon. On hand to reigns over the Pageant Celebra-
peze acrobatics, fancy diving and greet the Secretary and his wife second from left, were Rear Adm. Robert W. Hajler, Comman- tion at the Gator Bowl this week
a'water ballet by some 50 young dant of the Sixth Naval District second from right, and Rear Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery, Commander and over all festivities of the
girls from the Red Cross swimming Fleet Air. Jacksonville, right. Secretary Matthews was guest speaker at a city-wide luncheon Progress celebration

... division in' Jacksonville. Tuesday. The Fifty Years of Progress
Music will be provided by the
Pageant featuring "The Jackson-
NATTC band.Already EXTRA COPIES ville Story" is being staged nightly
lined up to appear in Navy Secretary at the Gator Bowl through
the tank show which will be PROVIDED FOR; Saturday. The mammoth pro-
free to all personnel, are Gil duction has a cast of 1,500. ,,
Whitaker, AN; Myles Nash, AN; Ticket Determine Vote
BM) and Dave HOME DISPATCHEveryone
Don McDermott ,
Delivers AddressEmphasizing The final count for the Queencontest
all of NATTC and
Moore. AA
likes to have their gave the winner a total ,
Paul ranke, AD2< I of NAS. picture in the paper. And ev- of 4,148,150:\ votes, while Margoas

the consistent cordial relationship which eryone likes their loved ones a second-place winner rt"t

NAS Rates has existed between the Navy and the City of Jacksonville, and folks at home to know ceived 3,115,700.:: Votes were determined '
about it. by the number of tick
I ,
Secretary of the Navy, Honorable Francis P. Matthews paid ets sold in behalf of each con-
j tribute to the high prestige won by the citizens of this area, If your picture has appearedin testant.
Twelfth In Jax Air News either singly
in his address to a packed audience at the city-wide Fifty the in and Although the total vote count
or a group you
sems to give the winner a clear
Years of Progress Exposition luncheon Tuesday at the would like to have extra copiesto
in actual
majority over Margo J
Navy Project George Washington Hotel. send home, just hie yourselfover number of tickets and books sold I
to the Jax Air News of-
Touching in general the
upon -the margin is not as great as it
NAS Jacksonville rested in progress of Naval activities in the,. Mayport will enable the Navy to fices, room 123-125 Main Administration appears to be. The difference represents -
Jacksonville area, the Secretaryof utilize Jacksonville fully as one building. Extra
the 39 Bu- some 6,500: admissions, or
12th place among of its naval air Installa- have been -
the Navy delivered his key ad- major copies always provided tickets, or about 200 books of
reau of Aeronautics activi- dress before one of the largest tions. This new construction will for such purposes. tickets.

ties considered in a compara- gatherings of military and civic permit us to load large carriers However, personnel are still 27 ContestantsMay

tive report on the suggestion officials in the history of the city. atthe naval"auxiliary air stationat reminded to share their copiesof Blossom Allen, sponsored :

for the month of Navy officials from every command Mayport. the Jax Air News when they by the Jacksonville Automobile
program "The Technical Cen-
and installation in the Training are through perusing it. Dealers Association -finished third
January it has been reported. ter at Jacksonville was recommis-
area, plus several high ranking I I with 2,613,000 votes.It
In effort to stimulate interest sioned in January of this
an year
visitors were on hand for the has been revealed by the officials
I in the Navy Department luncheon, honoring the Armed and will eventually be built up Next 1 NAS Inspection of the Progress Expositionthat
Beneficial Suggestion Program, aI to a total on board load of 5,600
I Forces sponsored by the Jackson more than 27,000 adult tick-
,Io. comparative report is made each of ville Chamber of Commerce.The students" with 1,975 support per- May Be In 'Whites'AH ets have been sold for the pag-
month showing the standing sonnel.
eant, not including children or
Navy Secretary, followinghis
the various naval activities within : "Undoubtedly," he continued, hands of NAS are reminded student tickets.
address, rode at the head of i
each bureau of the Navy Department "you also have read our recent to be fully prepared for Standings of other entrants in
the the
parade Tuesday through
This report is based on announcement that Cecil Field the next
downtown area, and was guest of personnel inspection the contest, in the order in which
data compiled from information honor at "The Jacksonville sto- will be developed as a master jet April 7, which may be in"whites" they finished, were: Joan Du-
furnished monthly by each activity field. This will facilities .
ry" pageant at the Gator Bowl provide Pree, June Crawford, Barbara
during the evening."I for us to operate our fastest jets Personnel are also remindedto Courson, Jeanne White, June Rob-
with increased efficiency. We al- have in order all ribbons and erts, Mrs. A. S. Hall Dorothy
NAS Jacksonville, during the assure you the Navy is very (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2) decoration (Please Turn to Page Z, Col. )
month of January, had a total of proud to have a part in celebrat- .
34 suggestions submitted and a ing this occasion because, it has
total of 12 suggestions which for so many years been an active I
were adopted. This informationwas participant in Jacksonville af
fairs", declared the Secretary of -
used for the comparative report -
in which NAS Jacksonville the Navy. I 1
Pointingout the Naval Air ;
placed W
Station's part in the development I
These comparative reports of of naval aviation, Secretary Math-
the Suggestion System receive I ews asserted that, "The great
:Navy wide publicity and un-
growth and usefulness of Jack-
will in various
doubtedly appear sonville Air Station from its ear-
In order that :NAS i
newspapers. liest days to 1951 has been due
Jacksonville may receive the in large measure to this vision of
(Please Turn to race 2, Col. 5) aviators whose
... many pioneer
I names are well known to t hi s

Thankful Marine community."
Stresses Cooperation
Stressing the support of the
Aids Fund DriveThanks Jax Chamber of Commerce, par-
ticularly the Naval Affairs Com-
mittee, he said, "Your helpfulness /1iwe :
to Sfft. Lee F. Smith, throughout the years has I II I
who fought in Korea with the 1st aided materially in the solution of I

Amphibian Tractor Battalion, the many problems which natur- II
First Marine: Division, Ward Blat ally arose in the development of I
the Naval Hospital has con- the air, shore and ship facilities 5)j
tributed 100 per cent in the cur- which the Navy has establishedhere. BUCKLING DOWN ,- It's
rent American Red Cross membership The history of these past
real earnest endeavor for
campaign. some
accomplishments is the best guar- .2.
Sergeant Smith who was sentto antee we could have that the mu- 3,000 students now training in A
Naval Hospital from Korea in tual good faith established be-
three schools at the Naval
January organized his own "roll tween us promises even greater
call", first contacting only fellow things in the future for the :Navyat Technical Training Center here.
Marines In the ward. But he "
soon Jacksonville. of Airmen
,One of the classes
found that the men of other services The Secretary of the Navy in
were just ,as eager to con his address mentioned a few facts Apprentice School, above, Is

tribute and the "drive" was ex- of recent occurence which confirm i caught in deep siudy. Instructor -
tended, throughout the ward. the Navy's intention to main- :4 vt I
Asked how he happened to undertake tain, and whenever necessary and James Asbell, EMIC, in

the 'roll call, Smith said possible, to enlarge its activities right photo explains: a problemto
the Red Cross had been so kind to here in both its aviation and
Robert Fry, SA, and Rodney
him from the time he "woke up"on strictly naval phases.
a cot in a makeshift hospital Area Important Gaskill, IISAA. The schools ..qroJ

behind,the battle lines, he thoughthe "For instance", he commented, when in full swing: will include < ,
could best show his appreciation "the construction of docking facilities -
u- in this way. and a turning basin ..tIh".tr' some 5,000 students. 1


( \ j

,_ ... ,
_, ,:!!. ... -: u., 11I> .w -

; ; ;;::;: ; ;;;:: ; =;; .;.:. :.. ,,. .
'' ; '';' .., ; ,.. ,,, "'"" ...,.". ,,;,,,, ,,-,,,,"" '":"'

o" ,

Page JAX AIR NEWS March 29, 1951

[ Report From Washington ,;""

"T3 r. ,

U: J.--e. Y4 I .., -- -... ,,...r. New Allowances Go Into Effect April 1

Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval AIr

Station. Jacksonville, Fla.NAS, Jacksonville Students Called To Duty- May- Resume Study- Later

Capt. Douglas T. Day Commanding Officer By Armed Forces Press Service w a .

Comdr. Porter F. Bedell .___Executive OfficerLt. WORLD WAR II veterans who have been or NAVY-WIDE examinations for promotion to
Lorenzo W. Baldwin__.__...._.Public Information Officer may be recalled to active military service, first, second and third class petty officers will ."
Fleet Air! JacksonvilleRear who at the time of recall were studying under be conducted on three consecutive Tuesdays in

Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery _.... ___.Commander the Servicemen's Rehabilitation Act, may resume July. The schedule is as follows: For third
Capt. Allen Smith__._____...___ .._...._ Chief of Staff their educational courses after the July class (E-4)-July) 10; for second class (E-5))- '
Fleet Air Wing Eleven 25, 1951 cut-off date, the Veterans Adminis- July 17; for first class (E6)July) 24. Nominations

Capt. Jesse S. McClure ..._............................?.?......._.__..._ Commander tration recently ruled. of candidates should reach appropriate
Comdr. Joseph B. Tibbets ................... ...................... Chief Staff Officer They will be permitted to continue training convening authorities not later than April 21
within a reasonable period after release from 1951.
Naval Air Technical Training Center
Capt. Lester K. Rice ...._...-..-.._...__............... Commanding Officer active duty, even though they are not dis- .
Comdr. John A. Gamon, Jr. ?.............-..._.__..__..._ Executive Officer charged from military service' until after the TilE ARMY has appointed 132 senior medi-
Naval Hospital July 25 deadline. cal students for the military interne program C '

Capt. Dwight J. Wharton___ Commanding. Officer of the Army Medical Service.
Capt. Guy E. Stahr ___ Executive Officer IN ORDER TO PROVIDE soldiers in train- I
NARTU Ing with the benefits of combat experience TilE NAVY DESIRES applications from

Capt. Raymond N. Sharp_. Commanding. Officer gained in Korea, 50 company grade Army officers Regular line officers and Reserve line officers ...

Comdr. Laurence D. Ruchu. ....____._. _Executive Officer and 100 non-commissioned officers now on active duty, in the grades from ensign
in Korean front lines, will be exchanged for a through lieutenant commander, for duty in t
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration like number of officers and NCO's now on 'Underwater Demolition Teams in both the
building.. Phone extension 8184. duty as instructors in the U. S. lantic and Pacific areas. Applicants must At-I!I
Editor-Andrew H. Planey The combat-experienced officers and current physical requirements
Staff Members: John L. Almond; Barbara IUckrnan, SN; NCO's will be handpicked on the basis of qual- Ii I
Ed Nellist. SA; Gerald Hynes, SA. ifications to teach what they have learned. The WITH EXPANSION due in most Air Force
The JAX AIR NEWS la published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station replacement group will depart from the U, S.
Jacksonville Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated fund about April 1. Reserve Officer Training Units, and 62 new
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVKXOS P-35 Rev units slated for activation, several hundred t
Nov. 1915. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the teaching and administrative vacancies exist for I 4
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field and AN AIR FORCE Selection Board is now Armed Forces officers and Airmen. '
the Hospital. the AFR 35-56
..vheSrVl considering temporary appointment of 700
: NEWS: Is a memt r of the Armed Forces Press Service. Reproduction master Sergeants to warrant officer, junior outlines qualifications and method of applica-
> of material from these sources must bear a credit line. publication tion.
ef other matter except;: by service publications Is prohibited without permission grade. Another board will convene on or about .
of Editor JAX AIR NEWS. April 16 to. recommend. a limited. number of
warrant Officers, junior grade, to temporary approved the
Eight Years Young advancement to the higher pay grades, VV-2, selection of 639 Marine Corps captains for temporary -
W-3, and W... promotion to major. Vacancies exist in
the higher grade for approximately 115 per cent
UNIFORM TRAVEL and cf those selected. The remainder will be pro-
transportation per
Jax Air News To Observe r
diem allowances for both enlisted and com- moted as vacancies occur.
missioned personnel of the Armed Forces, as a >
provided by the Career Compensation Act of THE NAVY has placed its fourth order for .,

Eighth Birthday April 1 1949, become effective April 1, 1951. Marlin Anti-submarine Seaplanes, with produc-
To equalize allowances, enlisted personnel's tion scheduled to double that previously
travel allowances are raised from three to six planned. The Marlin is considered one of the
Growing with the times! cents per mile, and officers' allowances: reduced most electronically complete planes built, and
from eight to six cents. Per diem allowances can discover the presence of underwater craft ...
That much and much more can be said as the Jax Air News are increased from $7 to 9. under nearly all conditions. I
Quietly observes its eighth anniversary on April 1.

In the egiht years of its existence, the Jax Air News has main- Armed Forces ThemeIs I
tained its basic function as chief disseminator of station and Navy Day Navy Candidate

news and at the same time serving as an important morale factor. t
I (Continued from Pace 1)
the "voice" of the Naval 'Defenders of Freedom'Washington '
Not only has the Air News served as Hadley, Mrs. George Prickett,
Air Station, both in war and peace, but its value in the maintenance -
Jean Millls Jane Shoe-
of morale and medium of goodwill is inestimable. Of course, (AFPS)-"Defenders of Freedom" is the theme of Betty
the second annual Armed Forces to be observed the maker, Ann Ballou, May Yonge, :
due to time limitations and deadlines, the Jax Air News is not able Day throughout
Baker Mrs. Nan Rask Lil-
Patty ,
to bring its readers up to the minute world happenings, but it can country May 19. .
lian McCormick Jane Tres-
Betty .
and does bring news of vital interest to both military and civilian Under the approved Depart-
ment of Defense organizationalplan communities and installations will ca, Wilma Taylor, Shirley Cooper
that affects them personally.
personnel-news their Davis, Peggy Miller, Patricia *
one Service has been assigned hold observances on other Betty .
primary responsibility for days during the week of May 13 Ferguson, Joan Green,
The Jax Air News Is the only paper that many personnel have geographical areas corresponding to 20, inclusive. This has been the Mary Lee, Joan Bunch and Kay,
the opportunity to read. Thus, to them it becomes an importantmeans generally to the Army area. custom in the past. Fowler.All .
of keeping up with the Navy and with .their fellow men hereat In each area, Armed Forces 5.5 of the contestants will be in
the Naval Air Station. Not all personnel are able to get around Day Committees have been the queen's court during the fes
much from one end of this installation to another. But still they formed to coordinate planningand Traffic Violations tivities.
would like to know how other units function. what they are doing execution of an effective ISa
and sort of draw comparisons. The Jax Air News ,aims its copy In joint effort. Listed below are traffic viola-
that direction. The theme for the observance, tions committed aboard this sta- NAS Rates- --I
will be two-fold: tion for the period March 16 to
This is your paper it belonps to the personnel of the Naval Air 1. A tribute to the Armed March 22, 1951. (Continued from Page 1) ,
Station. It is' a full-fledged family member of the station. Forces as an integral and Interdependent Failed to stop for stop sign: credit it duly deserves, not only f

a part of the total material J. I. Simmons, SA; S. L. Cavitt, in the suggestion program but as I

If weeks go by and there is no news of your outfit, it !Is never and spiritual power of AD3; R. Baker, AK1. one of the most efficient and out-
because the staff has discriminated, but it is because the outfit itself America now being mobilized. Improper Parking: T, L. Vin- standing activities of the Bureau ,
has not taken the trouble to submit the story. One of the finest means 2. A renewal of faith in our son, PRl; J. A. Yaggie, AOl; R. of Aeronautics, employees are
of maintaining morale in any unit is to give credit for everyday country's sacred heritage, the L. McDonald, AA, and J, A. Russell urged to submit their construc- I
achievement-and the easiest, most convenient way is to put it in Ideals of peace and freedom, to ADI. tive suggestions which will enable I
where all and take pride. the preservation of which our Involved In Accident R. C. this activity to Anther increase its
print can see
power is dedicated. McGee, AMC; G. L. Cornln, ADI, efficiency and to bring about
The Jax Air News made its first appearance on April 1, 1943 as Although May 19 is officially and T/Sgt. V. Placid, ADC. savings which will enable the
an eight-page publication. Replacing a privately-financed newspa- Armed Forces Day, it is expected Speeding: M. S. Shaubaugh; R. various departments to complete
per, the Jax Flyer. The newly created news organ was organized to that due to local situations, many F. Osterlund, ADAN; W. A. Mal assigned projects within a minimum
provide personnel on duty here at AS and outlying Navy bases withan colm, AMC. I of time and at a minimum of
outlet of their own. Catchy's The Word Multiple Offenses: E. L. Car- .cost. I
boneau, AM2, J. C. Greer, CS3. *
Today the Jax Air News covers activities of six separate com- annwortb, Kan. (AFPS)- Miscellaneous' Offenses: E. Pitt- I. Participation In the Suggestion /
mands-Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fleet Air Jacksonville, Fleet Song titles in Korea are gettinga man, TN, R. F. Smith, AM3. Program not only affords the employee I
Air Wing Eleven Naval Hospital Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, new twist. In a letter home to an opportunity to assist in I

and Naval Air Technical Training Center. his parents, Sgt. David L. Jones Cast Iron Stomach affecting savings for this activity

The is distributed free of charge to members of these sent the following list made up by I and to make NAS Jacksonville
rommands paper, including their attached units at Naval Auxiliary Air I his buddies in an Eighth Army Kiel, Germany (AFPS) Wil- number 1 among the Bureau of
Station Cecil Field. Miami, Key West, Mayport and, beginning next ; medical unit: "Taegu Me Out to helm Blumberg has stomach I Aeronautics activities but, will
month Naval Auxiliary Station at Sanford. So you see, the Jax the Ball Game," "Body and Seoul," trouble. When arrested for theft, also afford them an opportunityto
Mr News, finds its way around and is rather well perused. Its present I"Waegwan Wheels" and "That he took the metal bed in his cell receive awards which will pro-
circulation has jumped to nearly 10,000. Lucky Ulsan." apart and ate the parts. vide that extra money they may .'
need to take their summer vacation
Published under the jurisdiction and control of the Public In- to buy their needed recrea
formation Office, the Jax Air News, as it approaches its eighth birth- F< tion equipment or to purchase an
day, continues to bring events of interest to.all. hands. Today the item for their home which their
Jax Air News ranks as one of the finest service newspapers m exIstence ., regular budget will not permit. .':
xc wr Every (employee, should makean
effort to submit at least one
The staff devotes its time and effort toward one goal-to bring beneficial suggestion during 1951,

readers a complete readable and entertaining paper. Continued co- Have you submitted your sugges-
operation from all hands can make the next year even more successful I tion yet?
than those in the past.

,. April 30 Deadline For Indiana Vet BonusBecause DIVINESERVICES

a number of Indiana Veterans of
American Legion,
ex-servicemen have state failed Veterans'Bonus to apply Foreign Wars, Disabled Ameri- r
1ft for can Veterans, or the Red Cross.
1"';. the deadline for submitting Out of state residents who
claims has been extended to April qualify for the bonus may ob- AT ,THE STATION CHAPELS
i I 30, 1951 by the Indiana General tain application forms by '

I Assembly. writing to the-BOTMM. Division, Protestant -
; The original Indiana World Indiana//Dept. of Veteran At- 0930 Services. All Saints' Chapel
r' law by
: II Veterans' Bonus passed falrs.,'31 North Meridian St., (Sunday School)

Genera IiMlI4napolii 4, Indiana/or by 0915-Naval Hospital Chapel.
:.: cetjtactinff the field office of 1045-All Saints ChapeL
claims must be
!c theDenartment of Veterans Affairs -
January 1, 1951, however the fact in''thft.. ate In which they Catholic
that nearly 10,000 Hoosier ex- '" arcs iiuw
servicemen have failed to file for now reside \ 0830-Mass, St. Edward's ChapeL
lust be re- SUBS /The for control of the is
the bonus has necessitated the ex- All applications SNORKEL SNOUT race 0930-St. Edwards' Chapel (Cate..
# POlis officeon centered undersea boats. Two of the most modernin
tension. / ceived in the India being mainly on chism Class).
F Indiana residents may obtain or before mldnlg t of April the world are shown above-the Navy's USS Cubera (top) and '
by contacting their 30, 1951, or they mfo of necessity USS Pickerel. Both are capable of running a two-month patrol 1030-Mass, St. Edward's Chapel
r applications
r t. local County Service Officer\ be rejected. f without refueling and both are snorkel equipped guppy-type subs. 0645-Mass at Hospital ChapeLI

{ '


t '- ," ,- ,r' _...

- -, March 29, ,1951 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

. [ IIIIIIIII"-J >;': '): .:: Coinprisiugs From CompRon 62 I I

. y r L ) Composite Squadron Sixty- and a random check of sea bags.
("Station Dialogue" provides an ?; Two was given its annual *
,', opportunity for military and
military inspection last Fri- One of the squadron's popular
' ; civilian personnel of NAS to voice
'I'v. r..,. their opinion on a question put to day morning in Hangar 116 junior officers, Lt. (Jg) John H.

l them by a Jax Air News reporter ; ;x:. by Rear Adm. Alfred I E, McMillin was detached last week
{ for with the Bureau of Aero
:;" ). 34 duty
; Montgomery
Today' question : 'Do you : v' .. nautics in Washington.Lt. .
s: think there should beis a ZA Fleet Air, Jacksonville, McMillin was the squad-

ta limit to Europe, or howpmany .:,aasa w.. troops In comparison to other Atlantic 'c' "NR +<[2bA'.S+ t { headed by Capt. Allen Smith, also was one of the leading supporters

pact nations should the. ': J :.r. tq p'}',ti; 'e Jr., chief of staff; Comdr. C. of squadron* athletics.
United States Mod? } b > '
} 59 kt'
)K C. Ainsworth, commanding Management of the leading
James W. Madden, AA, (Cra!i i y
and Fire) NAS: officer of VF-41, and depart- chief's office changed hands last

"Atlantic Pact ment heads of that squadron. week when Ollie K. Thomas, ADC,
Nations should who held that post for the past
match every man fly 4't,, officers Montgomery and crew of VC62on two years, received orders assign-
Ing him to shore duty at NAS,
the United States
I the hangar deck. This was
Norfolk Va. He succeededby
''', sends across.
followed by a detailed administrative -
1IT'1 After all, it is and material inspection by Horace M. Wise, ADC, who
has been engineering and main-
their continentand
i members of the inspecting party tenance chief .
they should A critique in the squadron ready
enlist all the room climaxed the inspection, Chief Thomas, who was familiarly
manpower they -Qe ?" it a< } Yt:{ rY- ', .o9"'w vQ i a t p t, vf- Q x 4 hfi? which also included an examina- known as "Chick" to all

have. They._ are tion of the enlisted men's barracks hands, has completed nearly 29

-- mem be rs UL t h eMadden ____._.. _____ .__ __ .. years of continuous service in the
n '------ "Y '''-'-'' YX'.7"
pact and America p noq gR< S- ,M a@' xP4q'R&' t3F :. ;y sa} Navy.
should, do the Correctly Identify These Aircraft F ; 'r rjif; ;: : '; '.'
I s
: : He member of the
{ was a crew
I J ..r. i'fti Ta ,.. ,:,, f : : .
: :
< ? < (:
*same. And Win A PrizeWho's t, l &> ( ry.o: ; < : '. :" that made the first non-stop flight

I .' b' in a P2Y-1 from Norfolk to Panama -
'. Richard AelieLt. USMC, NAS: : tr.: r in 1935.

"There should be :: ; Chief Thomas has literally

ing no limit American in send Who 1$*i kS-t$ t{'Ii ,.;:b,: k< h"'Libl'' : ,:;;\. '.( ., l.'}': ':'i watched wings.Navy's He was air in arm naval spreadits avia-

troops to aid the y t { tion when Navy pilots were flying

Atlantic Pact na- In DefenseFRANK ,<:<". '$< .*.,.. M; '..'. >.,,d; J I old lair Jenn's and the Vought-Cor-
tions. It is my \ Fighter, a bi-plane; and the

United opinion that States the f a t C : : : old During F5L. most of his in
PACE, JR. ; 4 career
should send General Secretary of the Army { the Navy Chief Thomas served
Eisenhower 1 iS with "big boat" squadrons. He
# {t e4Q :: .
the men he de- Sworn in as Secretary of the : ; also saw extensive duty in the

sires. After all Army, April 12, 1950 Was Executive : Canal Zone and was a member of

he is the officer Anile assistant to the Postmaster ,, ,, .. ,ill ,. the aviation observation squa.dronaboard
>>> o: $* -i : "':< l ;t.'tk:; ,' $.i- k .;
! the and lives with the General, 1946-1948 Assist- t ; : i ;' 0. the battleship USS
on scene : Mary-
: t\t ; : tt Z .'
t. ; ; zyy; : : .
: : e :
II .Jsituation, and fully knows the ant Director of the Bureau of the .. ,. >>. land in 1929. During World WarII
forces needed to aid our Allies." Budget, 1948-1949 Director of --- ----- he served at advanced bases in
the Bureau of the Budget, 1949- the Atlantic area.
Fourth TwoTIn ime Winner
\ Solomon Richardson (Porter atNavyExchange 1950. For exemplary conduct during

): Entered U. S. Army Air ForcesIn his long naval career, Chief Thomas -

"I think the 1942 as second lieutenant and Aircraft Qi jiz ContestIs is entitled gold< hash marks on
rose to rank of major with Air the left sleeve of his uniform
troops the United Transport Command Dis- blouse.
f Earl H. Pennell ALl who : attached to the Mobile
States s end s" to charged in 1946. : Training
Europe should be' Ark. Detachment, became the fourth tv vo-tlme winner of the Jax Air Newst Prior to his departure Comdr.
Born in Little Rock, July
limited. I believewe 5 aircraft identification contest las' week when he beat several other L. W. Keith, commanding' officer
1912 Graduated from Little ,
should send' Rock High School at age of 14 I contestants to the deadline. of the squadron, presented
our Americanmen Attended Hill School in Pottstown, Calling just as the minute hand Chief Thomas with a cigarette !

over on a rojtaUon Pa., 1927-1929 Graduated from swept to 0900, Pennell was seconds I lighter and case on behalf of !

basisI Princeton, 1933, and from Harvard ahead of other participantsand PresidentOkays the officers and crew.

(don't think we Law School, 1936 :Majored in named the pictured aircraftas Before coming to VC-62 the 'j
should send them political science at Princeton. the British Lincoln heavy chief served with VC-12 at NAS,
CM Manual
Richardson all over at once. bomber in the top view, the Russian New Quonset Point. R. I.

The Atlantic Pact nations shouldbe PE-2, 3 bomber in the center I

told to muster as many men as photo and the Russian MDR Washington (AFPS) The Eleven men reported for duty I
they can. The quicker this mess Flying Boat as the third plane.A manual to be followed In courts- with the squadron last week. They

gets over the better for all na- scarcity of contestants martial proceedings of all of the Include: Oscar E. Schatzer, AMC, ,
tions." from activities other than fleet of Pinehurst Washington, who is I
Armed Forces has been
. units has contributed to the ap- married and the father of three I

\ Guice McMeekin, AD2, X2-D1V frequency with which regular proved by President Truman. children; Robert E. Stowell, AMC,
The Manual for CourtsMartial -
; I NAS: "I believe +r participants become) two-time of Opportunity, Washington, who
'*" 1951, defines and explainsthe
I 1..1) that the United winners in the quiz. also is married and the father of
.. As reminder to all naval rules of procedure in court-
/ States should a personnel one youngster; Forris Rhodes,
furnish a 11 the i in this area. All Handsare martial proceedings under the AD2, of West Columbia, South
\ eligible to enter the Identifi- new Uniform Code of Military
equipment to the Carolina: Raymond H. Jelinek,
Justice which into effect
Atlantic Pact na- cation contest and here is all you goes AD3, of Satsuma, Alabama, whois
tions, but when it have to do to win. May 31.Applicable. married has one boy; Phil J.

come to sending First identify the pictured air to all of the Armed Karns, AE3, of Menlo Park, California -
troops over to craft as to type, designation, and Services, the single set of rules ; Edward F. Raszubowski, j

Europe I think nationality, and then phone your will replace the separate manu- Jr., AF3. of Chicago, Illinois;
America should answers to either extension 216 als for administration of justicenow Thomas M. Ruhling, AN of Erie,
match the other or 8184, or bring them to the Jax used by the Army, the Na- Pennsylvania; William H. Ryan,

countries man Air News offices In the Adminis- vy (including the Marine Corps), AN, of Newlett, New York; Rob,4
.. for man The AicAieekin tration Building." the Air Force, and the Coast ert G. Harding, ADEAN, of Na-
American people are happy that I Remember that no answers will Guard. Like the code, the. man- tick, Massachusetts; Paul I. Roy- t'

if .. General "Ike" is head man over .Fn be accepted prior to 0900 Friday ual becomes effective May 31, er, SA, of New York City, who in I.
there and he will see that the : and that any contestant who attempts 1951. It will explain all courts- married and boasts of a daughter, I''
United States gets an even deal" i ii ir Frank Pace Jr. I to beat the deadline will martial procedure in laymen's and Lawton A. Simmons, AA, of
be disqualified. I language.
Spray North Carolina,
i I Began public career as Assistant .
-- ----
District Attorney, 12th District,
I Arkansas General counsel for Lawrence W. Moran. PR3, returned
I the Arkansas State Department of I from NATTU, Lakehurst,
Revenue, during which time he : N. J., where he attended oxygen
i 1
i lost only one case Argued a 'ffj Jf: i i school for four weeks. '

,case before U, S. Supreme Court -se. S
t Was member of father's law firm, II i
Two Vacancies Listed
v I Pace, Davis and Pace. i| '

War, for short time after World \ I By O&R Department
War II, special assistant to the Attorney I :
(Visit the Red Shield Servicemen's I General of the U. S. in the
"'t ', Club, topside, Navy Beach Taxation Division of the Depart Applications are requested from
Bus Station, corner Clay and Ad ment of Justice. | qualified employees for the pur
ams. Consult the bulletin boardin Mr. Pace married Margaret 1 pose of filling two vacancies in

the club on your next visit to Janney, of Philadelphia, in 1940. the Overhaul and Repair Department
town). two it was announced last week
They have daughters. (AFPS)
March 29 by Industrial Relations Department -
Thursday, Memorandums Nos. 17 and
Singing wheels club, transportation 18-51. .
Service ,
to the rink.FrKlay Photographic The positions for which appli- I

March 30 Offered By NX HereA cations are being requested are
1800-193o-Pancake supper fol- Clerk (Stenographer), GS-5, and

r lowed by the clubs own variety Photographic service, located Supervisory Timekeeper, GS-6.
show on the first deck of the Recreation Persons who feel they are qualified -

Saturday, March 31 building, is now being to fill these positions should
Open house, ping-pong and fered by the Navy Exchange.The O'I file Standard Form 58 with the
ahuffleboard. 2000, Dance to the Spillers Photograph Com- r-- Industrial Relations Officer on or
latest recordings. pany has contracted with Navy before April 6, 1951

Sunday Ayrll 1 Exchange to do high quality por- In addition to meeting mini-
' 1000-1200, Coflfc hour: 1700- trait work, and a variety work mum civil service requirementsfor t

1730, Vespers locally sponsored; for weddings, family groups and promotion to these positions,
1930, Community sing. class or squadron groups at very the memorandums stated, selec-
Monday, April 2 reasonable prices, made available tion of applicants will be basedon
,Bowling club, transportationleaves especially for Naval personnel.The other factors such as intelli-
for alleys at 1850. price list is as follows: gence, initiative, resourcefulness,
Tuesday, April S One 8 x 10 Silvertone, $5.00, or HOSPITAL BOUND-Mrs. Mary Pickering: of the Red Cross attitude, and ability to get along J ,
Junior hostesses in charge. three for $10.00: three 5x7 Sil- Motor Corps delivers Easter baskets, donated by various clubs 'fn with others.
Wednesday, April 4 vertones for $6.50; four 4x5 Sil- Jacksonville, to the patients at the Naval Hospital. Each ward received Further information concerning
".. Hayride Beach party leaves vertones, $5.00; six wallet size a large basket chock full of goodies and Individual baskets. these vacancies can be obtainedby
club at 1900. Sign up In office, Silvertones, $5.00; and 8 x 10 One local bakery sent 200 Individual angel food cakes :o be distributed consulting the IRD Memoran-
|1.00 complete Class or Squadron group, $1.00. dums Was 17 and 18-51

-- -- -- t "
_.... ----t- -

'" ....' "'r' '. .. ; jV' '''''' ''r:'' '' ::\' '' -- _......._ : -:" {>

? Four JAX AIR NEWS Match 29, 1951

VF-43 VP-8G1. VF-172, VA-175, VF-41. Fasron 9 Report

I Scouting Jacksonville i Area Squadrons

admin-I Applying for a change in statusis I A short* and quick move from HERE AND' THERE
completing an Don Duhrkopf, AEAN, who recently the O&R Department, 'Jacksonville -
istration inspection by VF-, submitted his qualificationsfor to VF-41 was the journeyfor
173 with a general mark o;f entrance into the Naval Air Charles N. McCord ADC of First Eskimo: "Gee, I'd like to
excellent "Ole" Forty-Three Cadet program. Montgomery City, Mo. '' marry that girl over there in the '
Frank RusS( and Stan Strap- Montgomery D.. Tackett, AT3 of a fur Parka." .
commenced a banner monthof pie, PN3, are currently acting as Russellville, Ark., came in from Second Eskimo: "Don't lush
squadron activities.With reporters for the, 'squadron and NAS, Norfolk.A things. Wait six months '. see
an anticipated 1000 hours anything of interest to the men of member of the NATTC Hellcats how she looks in the daylight. .A
flight time-a record for this unit 172 should be submitted to them football team for the last 1.' -
and an enviable mark for any for publication. two years, Stephen SredonjaAE1, A well ,built'' girl is like a three ,-- ,
squadron, "Fighting" Forty-Three ''of' Elizabeth, Penna., has also entered ring circus: A guy doesn know "" :....;'
Is seeking to qualify all its mem- \VA-1J5 our hallowed halls. where to look first. ',,
bers in gunnery, rockets, bombs, Seven enlisted men ,of' VA.li5 ,* '*' ,( 'tOne
instruments and night field car- were awarded" commendations ata FASRON-9 little girl to the ether, :i'
rier landings.At joint change of command, Meritorious A notable increase in educa- "Why does your grandmother .' .
present half of the pilotsare Mast ceremony last week.In tional interests has been seen In the Bible so much?" ';',**
qualified in the primary weapons general ,the. citations were Fasron 9 with seven High School: Other; "I think that she's ?&
and last week all the avi- for exemplary performance du- GED tests given, four College i cramming for her finals." /, :
ators qualified in night field car- ty.Lcdr. Equivalent examinations and a total *, .
rier landings.The John E. Kennedy, who was of 510 man hours of training "
pilots themselves want ev- relieved of command, prior to re- completed during February.Recommendations ,He the thought her a bloom from -
to know that this wouldn't porting to the Office of the Chiefof from Division garden of love, -
eryone ,
She called him "
her hot .
have been possible without the Naval Operations, read the Officer for the men who are tak- potato .,
Masts to the The truth is, he was a deadbeat .'
fine maintenance crews in the squadron Ing the examinations for advance- '
outfit. at morning quarters.The ment in rating in July must belts j

'..:ne athletic program is also men cited were: Charles F. the Training Office' prior to Ap- SHADES OF '01-All that's And she was* an" old tomato. ,'.,, '. ."
faring welL The baskeball team Sandburg, ATC; George F. Ber-: ril 21, 1951. Those in doubt on lacking is 'a bouquet of sweet 5'5 .*. .
with sucn stellar performers as gin, AMC; William P. Talley, their eligibility should contact the budding from the old- An Englishman revisited an old
Don "Bum Dope" McGraw, Tom ADC; Walter ,Scotlis, ADC; Joe Information and Education Officeas peas lashioned bugle to turn Clifton castle he had been forced to sell
"Onion Head" Haddock and Bill L. Quintavalla, ADC; Syill E. soon as possible. Edwards,NAS fire engineer, into to a rich man.because his expenses -
"Sonar" Richard entered their LaFarge, ADl and Harold T. an authentic replica of a fire were too high.
last contest undefeated. The golf Mehrten, ADAN.. i Rods and reels for fishing and fighter 50 years ago. Caught in "And how, is my ancestor, ,the .
team, led by Merrill Baker and' t 16-gauge shot guns for huntingare the fervor of Jacksonville's 50- ghost who used to walk up and -
Arley Hussin also remains on top. "P-Ct available for Fasron 9 person- year celebration Edwards don down the stairs all night?"' he -
Fighter Squadron Forty-Three VP-41 now has a full commander nel to" check out at the Welfareand ned helmet, moustache, and got asked. ,
wishes to welcome Chiefs Barney at the helm of squadron af- Recreation office. his bugle ready. The bugle was "Oh, 'im," said the new owner
Sexton, Jesse Uber, Roy Bond, fairs. Comdr. Charles C. Ains- Three boxers of Fasron '9 Mho used to shout directions in olden who had the castle modernized] ,
and Ward Tull together with the worth has been notified of his se- fought In a card at,Green Cove days and was coir.nonly filled 'e don't give us a wink of sleepat
other personnel who have recently lection by the Chief of the Bureau last week and gave a good account with flowers when carried night." ringin' for the elevator, '
reported aboard. Along with the of Naval Personnel and his of themselves, although in parades. and all. y
hellos, a goodbye to Pink T. Ho- oath has been administered by the losing %-1 Mere H. R. Beattie, .*?
gan, ADZ:: who is the first man executive officer Lcdr. Samuel B. winner; R B. Arrant, loser, Shipwrecked man to another
in the squadron to get a foreign Hibbard. t.k.o., and R. B. Stanton, Mho Expansive Treat who wants to share his raft: "Be- ,
duty assignment, and in French Comdr. Ainsworth entered the lost a heart-breaking decisionby fore you get on, old man, 1 think "
:Morocco at that."P8Gl. Naval service in August of 1939 one point. It'. only fair to warn you that I
t; and after successfully completing Coach Kreiner of the boxing Area To Open At have a rather nasty cold." 4-.
\ flight training received his com- squad has formed many plans for *
Eight Ensigns reported aboard mission as Ensign in July of 1940. Fasron 9 fighters and is soundinga "Who introduced you to your. ** y
Patrol Squadron 861 last week Since then his decorations Include call for new members. Experience Center ExchangeThe wife?" .
from the various other VPs stationed the Distinguished Flying Cross is not required as candidateswill "We just met, I don't blame no-
at NAS, Jax. Ensigns and the Air Medal. be trained and will fight with body!"
Bishop R._. TMarkufOl Thomas R.. Prior to reporting to VF-41. ODDonents of the same weight and huge NATTC Navy .

Jordan;, Richard T. Van > rp- dRoss Comdr. Ainsworth was executive class. Exchange restaurant and Letter from post libary to cor- -
FASron 3. *
A. Mathews came from VP-3 fountain which includes poral: "Your library card will be '
and were immediately assigned Reporting aboard recently have The Fast on 9 Softball Raidersare a cancelled unless you return the
been: Robert C. Telfer! AM3: still dining room which can seat
duties. \ who practicing on -the field librarian you took out last week."
Ensign Blackwell was assignedas calls Hatrwick, New York, home. next to the Chiefs' barracks every 200 people, plus a special par- .
Public Information officer and A graduate of AM school, NAT- week day at 1030. With many tition called Snug Harbor,
Assistant Air Intelligence officer. TC, Memphis, Tenn., Telfer has positions not permanent, all bashful Beware Med
will be ready for use about
Ensign Jordan assumed the du- serving at NAS NorVa. Ty Cobbs or Babe Ruths who
ties of Assistant Ordnance offi- Gilbert I. Lewis, AT2, from are hiding somewhere in the the first week in April, Navy

cer, assistant Gas Officer and as- Scranton, Penna., and a gradu- squadron are urged to come out Exchange officials have re- Area Bad ForDependents
sistant Welfare and Recreation of- ate of AT school, Memphis, and show their wares. vealed.All ,
ficer. Ensign Van Dorp receivedthe Mho served with FAETU, Norfolk Pratice under lights, will com-
in the latest
decked out
of assistant and FAS 106. mence with practice games about
post Navigation
officer, while Ensign Mathews be- Edward S. Gay, AD3, are- the 5th of April in order to be type of equipment, the Navy Exchange -
will be able to
enlistee on broken service who is ready for league competition Ap- section
assistant Material officer. ...
came .
service two lines of customers simultaneously Washington (A F P S) Navy
a World War II
Reporting in from Patrol vet,,and a nativeof ril 16.
Butler one for fountain personnel on duty in the :Medi-
Georgia. Another Softball team from
Squadron 5 Mere Ensigns Mir-
treats and the other for short te.ranean area are urged to
; ronV. Garner, Thomas R. Clarence M. Caple, ADI, who Fasron 9 will represent the squadron conditions
orders. living
!. Thompson, Don R. Whitmer, came in April of '42 from Benton, in the intra-mural l.ague. snack vey deciding to send for there their before dependents 1'
and John II. Kamp Ark., a graduate of AMM school, Chief Rushing of the First Lt. 'Complete Galley into the -
at their
Ensign Garner took over as reported aboard from previous duty Office is in charge and is askingfor The restaurant and fountain own .area

Survival officer, Aviation Equip- with VR24. the support of all hands. will include a complete galley, In a expense.circular letter to all naval
ment officer and Narcotics officer complete as any restaurant and personnel (BuPers Circ. Ltr.
Ensign Thompson is Photo- cafeteria in this area. All equip-
A1rPS 6-51)), the Bureau of Naval Personnel -
r graphic offier, while Ensign Whit- ment is now only of the latest cited the following conditions -
I mer became assistant Mine War- type, but such that it will insure. as an aid:
fare officer. Ensign Kampe was thorough sanitation. 1. No naval quarters are avail-
made another assistant Naviga- Adjoining the fountain area is able.
tional officer as the department Snug Harbor, which is just a fancy 2. Persons going to the area
expanded. name for a nice place to must live on the local economy.
..... I
one's thirst of either bottle -
quench I 3. Living expenses are extremely -
f F-172 or draft beer. Also availablein I high and beyond the \
After serving aboard for 20 the restaurant will be a complete means of the average nayal serv-
months, Lt. Raymond D. Lygo, line of tobaccos and smoking ice family
Royal Navy, is sailing for the accessories, candies and other 4. No hospital, dental, or medical
United Kingdom on the Queen confections and a complete facilities are available lor de-
Mary, just after his wife presented magazine rack. pendents. .
him with a baby daughter. Hours Listed 5. Return commercial transportation ; '
Mrs. Lygo is to join her husband The restaurant and fountain should be arranged before
'''fit from the U. S.
:, shortly. will be open from 0630 to 2120: departing since
Congratulations Ensign Or- Monday through Friday; 0900 to Government transportation will
,. tho Crowl on his marriage last ; : 2130 Saturday; 1030 to 2130 Sunday not be available.. I -
week and Ensign Ed Nash on his Snug Harbor will be open 'IV

,, forthcoming engagement. of W 4 from 1630 to 2100 Monday '
I Will Fischer, AT2 also took the through Friday and 1400 to 2100on New Skipper
first big step when he became Saturday and Sunday.
engaged last week. With the of the fountain ,
opening .M.<.
I A pat on the back to Chief and restaurant area, the Navy For VF 172
i and Mrs. Leo Harris, who welcomed Exchange will complete its
their first born last Satur- service facilities to take cue of Lcdr. Marvin E. Barnett, took
day morning, a daughter, Patricia patrons of NATTCenter. There over as skipper of Fighter Squadron -
Ann, who weighed in at a healthy the
is now in operation a merchandise 172, relieving departing
>9> pounds. store, crew's officers' and chiefs' commanding officer, Lcdr. Charles
Good Conduct :Medals were barber shops, a laundry and dry A. Blouln, in a change of com-
awarded to Chief Milt Strump, cleaning shop, cobbler shop, plusa mand ceremony last week.
Frank Kimo. ADI; Will Zink, tailor shop for white hats. Immediately after the command -
I AM2; Ken Wilson, ADZ; Joel 4 i change, Lcdr. Blouin ww
Wiggins, ADI and John Thompson elevated to the rank of commander -
N AO3. in a ceremony in the hangar, -c'
Over a third of the squadroh Gets Check His new orders direct him to report -
rr personnel went up for advancement jUSO as operations officer at San- .'
rt In rating during the last examinations or Recreation I II ford Naval Auxiliary Air Station.
but as yet no results Formerly attached to the staffof
are forthcoming the Chief of Naval Operations,
j> I Washington (AFPS) A totalof Lcdr. Earnett-, a graduate o4
Area $10,36817 has been turned Florida Southern College and bu. _.
Parking Open over to the U. S. O. for its use in served aboard the USS Honolulu

1; The new unpaved parking area i P providing recreational, spiritual and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station -
west of the Commissary, is now w a' and welfare needs of men and Barin Field, Pensacola Fla
open to all military and civilian women in the Armed Forces. He was at Pearl Harbor when
: personnel of NAS. Entrance to the I' The, check was presented by the Japanese attacked the Naval
Ruth :Montgomery, president of installations.
'\s. area will be made from Albe- I
marle, while the exit will be I MISS STARDUST OF 1951-That's the title of this cuddlesome the Women's National Press Club, During his school days, he von
.5, from the area to Yorktown.All little lady. Her name is Charlene Veth, she hails from Brooklyn yin the office of Gen Omar Brad- letters in both basketball and ten- '
parking will be angled park- and she is sweet 18. Charlene topped 40,000 contestants who were ley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs nis and was selected "best all +
ing. I vying for (the title. ,of Staff. around athlete". for all four >etrs>.

*I t trage

-. l (



'{ \1
29, 1951 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five 1

-r I | EARL WILSON Says | jj'

i .
[ xBiIs'MFGreetings i:
: i Lamenting about his lost love, I'
finished a wonderful five-year
: a- GI said "Love IB lots like the ,
birds and the bee because your furlough..
to Clyde 1 R. money take wing and you end I Griping about his newest recruit
Sgt. Igor Beaver said, "He'sthe
up getting stung. I
Smith, PK2, who reported kind of a guy who hits the
back aboard from four weeks Av* Norring says in cigarette Holly- nail squarely on the thumb. .
lighters are popular
An artilleryman's girl friend
TAD at NATTU, Lakehurst,, wood because matches don't last I
asked him if he'd love
,,: New Jersey. Smitty was up long there A mustered-out i wnen n e r
north for the Class "C" Oxy- Army jeep driver was warned f hair turnedto
that civilian motorists who drive
gen school. with hand into accidents grey.
one get ( "
"Why not,
,John D. Woods, ADC la leav- ; from hugging the curves too he replied,
the for six weeks I
ing squadron closely. "I loved
duty with NATTC here. He will Latest from Robert Q Lewis: when
attend jet school. Joseph D. Kor- "Bet the GIs dont know what's it i you wasevery '
dek, AMI and John Cram, ADC ..moo t s worse-the K-war or the, K- other
are also assigned NATTC_.bothM ft ration.. "
color. .
AA instructois Kordek's Job in An Engineer Corps Joe told his + j PuptentPete
the ,squadron will be taken over pals about 'a cute stable owner I said
by newcomer Harry Burns, AMI. he knew. She wouldn't accept a his buddy
purse when, her horse ran first.,. I!
was having
Eschol (Jack) Frost, AMC- it didn't match her outfit. to!' lot of

r (AP) coach of squadron's sports --_.......__.. _._--.....-... -..-----.. Sign in a camp tailor shop: "We ; trouble'Ith
department Is organizing a soft- NEW ON TilE SCENE-Uniformed civilian guards are now Alter Hat Sizes To Fit Any Pro- ; a coo-

ball team for the forthcoming station acting In the capacity of station police on traffic posts and patrols motion" Taffy Tuttle, the uxfw,,,, ![ ple of
intra-muial league. ,A conference aboard the station. Civilian guard James Dollar directs traffic aboveat dumb Broadway showgirl, is. tired small bones
will be held this month the busy intersection of Mustin and Yorktown. of hearing about "private eyes" Ava Norring they
for the purpose of drawing, up --- and asks, "Don't any of them keep com-
schedules and rules. Well Informed ever make corporal?" ing up snake-eyes.

Jack has reported twenty-two A reserve officer was grumbling (Copyright Earl Wilson Post-Hall ,
candidates so far for the team about returning to active duty, Syndicate, NYC, 1951)) ;+
and competition is keen for all Seen As and a friend snapped, "What are I
Troops f
positions on the squad. Merald you kicking about T You just
New Model
, '4 R. (Humphrey) Woods, 'ADC; .
Dean M. Miller, AD AN; and Rob To SecurityNew
erto Lopez, ATAN are all expected By Armed Forces Press Service To -
to see plenty of action this ARMY SONQ-PENNER 1D Help Navy

year on pitcher's, mound. Martin Former Serviceman Art Kane York (AFPS-It) Is es-
L. (Hefty) Berman, AN; Willie now has a hit in a song written sential to the security of the With Needlework
Sewel. TN; and Nelson W. Fox, "just for the sergeant" in Europe country that U. S. Servicemenbe
AMAN will comprise the second in 1944. As an aid for letting off well informed, and know why
half of the battery. latrine-dlggin steam, Kane com they are in uniform, Arthur Washington (AFPS-A needledarm

Even though the team It not 'I posed Ecngs Hays Sulzberger, publisher of that doesn't flinch is being
'. yet fully organized a good showing about his the New York Times, told :500 used by the Navy to teach mili-
i Is expected of FASron 8 troubles.The v school teachers in a recent tary medical personnel how to Insert -
when the current season gets ditties speech here. Cut Murray, Quarterman car- a needle in the vein and other
underway. pleased his Mr. Sulzberger expressed the penter, reported back to work body tissues.

buddies but view that strength and knowledge Monday morning after having It's a synthetic piece Clf equipment -
to the softball
AS an opener 1901: been on sick leave. Floyd Caylorof
not his could be as valuable as recently invented by a
the officers of the
y squadron and the Chief Petty Of- sergeant.Finally coastal guns in holding off an able Design to return Is ill to and work we hope soon. he is Navy dentist who was "stabbed" 1\ I,
the enemy. eight times before a hospital
ficers played a prelimanry game Mimi of is out of >
Bailey Design
noncom requested- "We have to teach: these men corpsman could hit a'vein In the
last week with the officers comIng the
hospital now recuperating
about the history of our own doctor's arm in the of
'out the end of 5-3
on long a from a recent operation and from
a song for land and what democracy real- taking a blood sample. i
tally. himself.The ly Is and can be," he continued. fine all reports She she is she getting along The inventor, Commander JohnV. It
result We've got to drive home the says appreciatedthe
4.4t..a Nllranen, DC, USN, demon-
In spite of a slow start in the of flowers and other gifts sent
won topprize meaning freedom
Fasron Six's her and thanks to all strated the device during a regu-
golf competition in Jane, Morgan "We have to keep the poten- lar The
Pentagon briefing.
chances in the National leagueare Noble Farmer went to Weeks- press
Sale" and tial soldier alerted so that he
January on "Songs For training aid is a life-like reproduction -
to with the
expected improve ville and other in North
know how to points
shoutin' it may regain at
Phil Harris is now of the inventor's forearm
arrival of Anthony laizzi CSC
Carolina this week NAB-6 In-
'.. from records. The song? "Oh, some later date thos powers on The Navy has officially acceptedthe
.. who is a better than div-
Mimi Comstock out
ot Other members of the What a Face!" Roy Acuffis which he may now quite willingly spection. was device for use as a training aid.
digger. place in the hands of the sick Monday morning Hope she'llbe
team are: Commander EdwardM. taking 26 members of the It is seen as a boon to the teach-
"Grand Ole Opry Show" on a tour Government. Above all, we haveto back soon.. ing of non-medical people for pos
Morgan, Lt. (Jg) Adrian G. *
of Germany, Austria and England. teach him a sense of balance sible use in civil defense.
Back John A. PN1, and attempt to help him find Mac Megonigal of Maintenancewent .
Charles E. Goodine, AA, Lee R. RADIO DATES- the difference between fishing over the weekendand
Satterwhite, ATAN, John R. Phil Regan and his Service tal- mise and appeasement.compro-We caught a beautiful :S' -pound Seek To Fill Training

Zwatschka, and Olin tyapes, ADZ. ent show played at the San Diego have to make better citizens. sheephead. Glad to see Ethel
% Marine Base March 18 and will Huffman and Olive Fleming back Assistant Post HereThe

Fasron' 6 salutes Lloyd R. St. appear at the Davis-Monthan AirBase ing Army mule, Francis Show off the sick list Monday We Industrial Relations Depart-

... Laurent, AMAN, of the carpenter Ariz, April 1 Bob people in Service: Harold Lloyd, welcome aboard Comdr. K A. ment has announced that a vacancy -
shop as this week's White Hat of Hawks' quiz program plays at Jr. (films and TV) at LacklandAir Mersereau who reported in last exists in the position of

the Week". Hailing from Spring- Fort McArthur, San Pedro, Cal., Force Base, Texas, Bobby Friday. We hope he enjoys his Training Assistant (General) GS9. -
field, Mass., Lloyd joined the Na- April 2 Horace Heidt appears Harris (ice skating star) at Fort tour of duty at NAS, Jax. .
t ".. vyIn June of 1948. After serv- at Sheppard Air Force Base, Ord, Calif., Jimmy Vaughns (be- Congratulations to the Utilities Industrial Relations Depart-
ing his initial training at the Texas, March 26 American- bop band leader) at Camp Chaf- Division. They were over 100 per ment Memorandum No. 16-71: an-
I"Lakes" and short tour of duty beauty, chanteuse Jane Morgan, fee, Ariz. Comedy hit on cent in the Red Cross Drivewentover nouncing this vacancy, gives a*
with other Fasrons. Lloyd re- who had to go to Paris to be Broadway: Barbara Bel Geddes in the top March 20. the duties of the position, 'to assist -
ported to Fasron 6 where be was "found", is shaping plans to sing "The Moon is Blue" :Movie management in the direction,
first assigned to the metal shop her romantic songs for Servicemen tip: Kirk Douglas. in "Ace In The Tickets are now on sale for the organization, development and operation .
and then to his present job in the Hole." Incoming Public Works "An- of the Employee Development 1-
carpenter shop.St. ANIMAL "OSCAR"The nual Spring Frolic." These may Program for civilian IVb j;
Laurent has a well rounded I SPCA gave their "Patsy" "That's the guy I'm laying be purchased from any member of employees.." This memorandum j '
schedule that keeps his spate award for outstanding work done for," muttered the hen as the your Recreation Committee. Buy also explains in detail the required -
mometns occupied. He enjoys such by an animal in films to the talk- farmer crossed the yard. yours early! experience necessary to .1
roller and his Thought for the week: Over- for this
ports as skating qualify
. y hobbies include building model West Side Plant estimating your ability may lead Persons who are interested and
planes, and ships and playing musical Sewage you to a fall, but underestimatingit who feel they are qualified should! 1'|
instruments.His robs you of the nerve to makea submit Standard Form 58 to the

proudest possession is a tiny Placed Back In Operation start. I Industrial Relations officer, build- :
replica of an aircraft carrier ing 907 by April 6, 1 151. ,
which he built inside Iron TigerOn Employees interested in this position
a glass con- I
tainer. In addition to his other I The west side sewage treatment Naval Air Technical Training the Western Front, Korea may review the detailed de- ,

activities St. Laurent is also a I plant at the Naval Air Center has been reactivated, with (AFPS-United Nations forcesare scription of the duties by calling ,I'
member, of the NAS Catholic Station, which was temporarily -; about 3,000 students enrolled in taking advantage of an an- at the Training Division office,

Choir. I closed in 1949 when activi- the three schools now in opera- cient Chinese superstition. Or- room 10, building, 167.
Although satisfied with Navy ties were at their lowest ebb tion the plant has again been ders recently were issued to paint I I :"
life, St. Laurent does not plan to brought to full usage, tiger heads on all U, N. tanks on A great many so-called open
., ".I make a career of the Navy. His has now been placed back in Sewage Diluted the Western front, armored offi- I minds, should be closed for re- i j

willingness to learn and his skill operation.The During the time it was inactive, cers said. pairs.

in the performance of his duties plant serves that portion of 'only a small amount of raw sew

has gained him the respect of all the station mainly occupied by the age was discharged into the St.
.... .j the personnel of the squadron. school activities. Now that the Johns River. This was immedi-
I ately diluted to such an extent as

w'i to pose no polution problem, the t
INSIGNIA Navy states.
Here's the new i Sewage from the fully active
Fasron Six areas of the station has been
squadron insignia continuously processed at a second
official now plant located adjacent to the
as a result of a operations building.One .
; contest conducted Of Finest
by the squad- The Navy's sewage disposal sys-
ron. With competition tems is one of the finest in the
t Inspired country. Each plant can handle
I by the award of 3,000,000 gallons of sewage daily,
'' a $10 prize, en- completely sterilizing and bac-
q tries were numerous teria-proofing it before it is dis-
cii'SERVICE The win- charged into the river. Started in
n i n g insignia, the early days of construction at
which showsoriginality NAS Jax, it now represents an
I 1 col- investment of about 1000000.
\ 14.4t1L or, and display Operated under the cognizanceof

E7 : of purpose of the Com dr, Eugene J. Peltier, Pub-

i j 1 squadron was lic Works officer, the system is
submitted by Lt. staffed by Lcdr. Harold E. Davis, BACK IN USE-The circular trickling filter at the west side .sj
( J I' ) R. II. utilities superintendent; Lt. FredII. sewage treatment plant, part of which is pictured here, is back hi i 7
Byrnes of the Williams, maintenance super operation. The plant operates by water pressure in a secondary '1'
< electronics d e intendent; Lawrence R. Boyer, treatment of the sewage as an additional safeguard; provided by 'f
t. partment of the W pollution contamination .f public '
1 master mechanic and Robert the Navy to prevent any f
-. ** squadron. waters. ... ,
j I McDaniel leadmgman.
to ftMWfc* VU&i. '

j jI
I ab"t
,_. .. ....... i/o,..:.... ..
I. ,. -""' v. "J.o. < :
. .. ._. ( .. ._, :.. .... .. ." "J c- =-
.. ...... ... '
'.. r AM14dM- r ...... ... ,1JjMarch
"... : -";" _. .. -- .: ""' .. ._ _. "" '" "'-.._ l. ." ""

r j' '''- .' ","" ".,, -.,. ', ., ,.' ,..."f,1I".1r: 1' :' t': '" !'r..t... ''f '" ..,i. ... ""

.-Page Six- JAX AIR NEWS March 29, 1951 t.....





I Tennis Squad Thorpe's Pentathlon Record?

Boasting Last week's question from Olympic meet and receiving the
the quiz corner was evidently appropriate awards, it was dis-
not as tough as was suspected covered that Thorpe had played ,.
3-2 Record for several people provided the semi-pro baseball and was \
correct answer, but Z a n e therefore ineligible to compete
NAB varsity netmen droppedtwo Grant, AOl of NATTC was the in the Olympic games. All of
hard-fought matches last first to answer the question, his records were stricken from '
week and captured a duo of wins "What is spelunking?" the record and all of his tro- (
to keep them on the long: side of Spelunking ia the common phles were given to the second
the ledger with a 3-2 record in the name applied to the explora- place winner in the events
still young tennis season. tion of caves. People that parThe quiz question Is: "What
The locals dropped a 7-2 de- ttclpate in this sport are called WM Jim Thorpe's record In the
With Fd Nellbt cision to Pensacola to start the spelunkers. Pentathlon In the 1912 Olym-
week's play, won a match with This week the quiz corner pie games?"
The largest crowds to witness basketball games the the UnIversity' of Virginia by de- poses a question about the inThe first correct answer wins
past season were out to watch the four special frays that fault when the college crew tailed comparable Jim Thorpe. Thorpe a free full course meal at the
to field a team, lost a heartbreaking who is rated as one of the Civilian Cafeteria, good any
closed out the Intra-Mural circuit. The ComFairJax-VF-41, :5-4 encounter with Presbyterian greatest all-around athletes by day of the week
the NATTC-VC-62, the NATTC-VF-41, and the All-Star tilts College and on Saturday cap- many sports authorities, parTo insure an even distribu- ",
; operated to capacity crowds.In tured a 4-3 win over Concordia ticipated in the 1912 Olympic tion of the Air News, no an-
the stands cheering for their teams with as much Seminary. meet on the U. S. team. swers will be accepted prior to
Pensacola's experienced and tal- After putting on one of the 0900 Friday, the day after pub
enthusiasm as any school kid, could be found most any rate ented aggregation had to extend greatest shows ever seen in an lication.
: or rank from Seaman Apprentice to Admiral. Yep, the bas themselves to rack up their win
; ketball bug finally bit NAS and in the closing days of the over the locals.
season everyone was talking about basketball.)) Leon Wilson and Owen Williams Major League Clubs PlayIn
ranked number 1 and 2 m'enon
The two games in the station play-offs found the Main- the Jax team were defeated in

side gym decorated with a big sign in back: of one of the singles matches by Jack Behr, for- Tilts In Jax Next Week ,
: bleachers that proudly proclaimed NATTC in two foot high mer All-Navy singles finalist, and''
1 letters. The calm spots in the games were interspersed with Pete Fisherman, Leech Trophy I' Five major league ball
the Tech rooters and from the VF- clubs the Boston with the Jax Tars on April 7
yells by answering yells including
; Norm Breault scored a :J-6. 6-3, and 8. The Tars then meet Albany ,
41 boosters. All of the available seating was filled well in 6-2 victory over his Pensacola ad- Red Sox, Brooklyn Dodgers, of the Class A Caste r.n
advance of game time and a good many fans took up posi- versary and Bill Graham rackedup Philadelphia Phils, Cincin- League April 10 and then play"
tions on the deck around the edge of the floor. the other Jax Navy win by de- nati Reds and the Washington host to Ottawa of the International -

To keep the fans informed of the score throughout the 9-7 feating, 6-0. his singles opponent 1-6, Senators, will be fea- 13. Ottawa Loop on has April replaced'11, 12 Jersey and

game, NATTC provided a temporary Scoreboard for the Lose To PresbyterianA tured in exhibition games at City in the International
gym. This is something that was lacking during the season good audience at Boone Park, the Jacksonville Ball Park League.
and made it rather difficult at times to know just what the where the varsity squad plays its next week. Tickets for all these frays can
a correct score was. Perhaps next year a permanent score home games, was treated to a real The first big game next Wed- be obtained at Donaldson's, Inc.,
thriller in the last match of the nesday, April 4 pits the powerful 216 West Adams St., or from the
in will be
board can be placed the gym so that there no one Presbyterian meet.
Boston Red Sox against the Jack- Jacksonville Baseball Club, 730
who doesn't know the score. With the count for the day's sonville Tars at 1500. The Red Lynch Building.
9 play standing at 4 wins each, Jax Sox again loom as heavy favor- I. y
Time Out would like to point out that a large measure Navy's doubles team of Len Curtis ites to cop the American League
and Herb Ellis took the court
; of credit for the All-Star selections and the All-Star game for the crucial match against the race.April :5 at 1400, the popular Four Remain !In
goes to Doug Huggard of the Fleet Air Jax Public Informa- college's Bill Toole and Ed Montgomery Brooklyn Dodgers come to townto
: tion office. Doug and his staff worked hard getting out the in what materialized as do battle with the National Fight For NAS
j forms and otherwise doing all the necessary "leg work" for the: game of the day League champion Philadelphia
Curtis and Ellis the
the all-star team selection program and the all-star game. first set of the match by a 7-5 'hils.April 6 at 1430 the Cincinnati Links Crown '
t Someone always has to pick up the ball and carry it to make count and appeared a cinch to win Reds take on the Washington ,f''
j sure the project gets the cooperation from all concerned and the second set when the collegeduo Senators. All games will be After another week of the station ", '
'1 doesn't fall flat on its face. For this we give Doug and his fought back from two match played 'at the Jax Ball Park on golf championship playoffs,
) staff the back' points to annex the set and even Myrtle Avenue. four linksmen remain in the title !
a "pat on
up the match. The Minneapolis Millers of the contender's ranks, Dill McWil- \
Beat Concordia American Association will move liams. Bill Foulk, Charles Weiss, .
.. The Jax-Navy Boys' Baseball Training Camp finished Again the Jax Navy representatives into town for a two-day stand and Stu Reed. ,
"_ its third week of operation last Saturday. The school has took an early lead and led Williams gained the semi-
been having a large attendance for every session and it is the Presbyterian team at a 40-30 decision on the strength of a quar- finals last week by defeating Bill
the consensus that this is the best of the three-year series.So tally: but the college racket wielders tet of individual victories. Baker, 3-2; Bill Foulk was victorious
were not to be denied and they On the schedule for the lax over Steve Kuklinski, 4-3;
far the only major league talent that has been present to forged ahead to take the set 7-5 Navy tennis team this week are Charles Weiss bested Dick Mid
lend a hand were two scouts of the New York Giants, Hans and clinch the match at 54. two crack college squads from dleton, 2.1; and Stu Reed out
.;. Lobert and Tony Ravish. Both men were here for the second -' Against Saturday's opponentsfrom Duke University and Florida UnI- lasted Craig McKee, 54.
week of the camp and gave the boys a lot of valuable Concordia Seminary the lo- versity and a week from today the There were no matches playedin
the first and third
cal netmen dropped both doubles locals play a return match with flight
tips about the game. matches and one singles encoun- McDill Airforce Base at Boone flights.
._ In last week's training program most of the period was ter but emerged winner of a4-3 Park. The second flight found Charles: '
devoted to batting practice with the boys showing a lot of --- Dittmar defeating A. K. Robinson
Jack Plva victoriousover
promise in all phases of the game. iir 1up. Red Cranston,was 3-2, and Dave
Fellows at the school range from 11 to 13: years of age, Mosier beat Eddie Embres also( ,
and in size they range from little tykes that get lost behind 32.Jim
their chest protectors to boys that reach near six foot. r Mauldin, heading flight

This is the second and third year for some of the boysat r four Tick, downed beat Ed Cliff Foster Carlile, 2-up, ;1-up Bob;

the camp and many of them have taken part in the sum Tom Burnam emerged victoriousin
:. mer baseball programs in Jacksonville. Many of the boysare his match with Paul Keleher,
already quite accomplished in the finer points of the 6-5; while Capt. Early bested

game and in years to come it won't be in the least surprising Yank The Gage last ,flight 2-up.found Bob Rob- "i.-I.

'' to see some of them in the big time. inson beating John Killeen, 1-up.
There are many humorous sights, too, to be seen at the John Zwatschka won out over Bob
camp, with the boys in the 11-year-old group providing some '..-p '. fi. Y v LR Mix, 3-2 and Doc Lyons was
A 2-1,
of the best. A' southpaw pitcher just a trifle over four foot a winner over .Billy. Chase, ,Sr,

i tall is chucking them in to a diminutive catcher who flicks

the ball back to the second baseman with all the ease and SPORTS SHORTS

nonchalance of an old professional at an age when most boys The' first broadbill swordfish to

r are just learning to throw a ball be landed by rod and reel, was
Then up in the older boys' group a lefty first baseman caught in 1913 by the late W. C

u. comes up with a flashy snare of a line drive and with a star- Boschen. *
tled look on his face makes the peg to home before he ac- "
About five pounds of food are
tually realizes that he caught the ball. ; required to produce one pound of
1I, gO
trout, according to studies madeat

Capt. Early Snares Blind Bogey Play Seigniory the WhitefIsh Club, Province Lake hatchery of Que-

bec, Canada.
Captain Julius Early won the .
weekly blind bogie with a net of and picked 4 for a handicap. Athletes, as a group are at
71. He shot an 84, after pickinga Dave Mosier won closest to the 4y their superlative best between this
handicap of 13 to give him the pin honors on No. 16 when his s V e ages of 27 and 29 inclusive, according -
to Prof. C. Lehman
victory. tee shot to rest 10 feet
Jerry Morrison took runner-up i'I of Ohio University, who devoted
: Eddie Emres
from the pin.
to research.
honors on a net 78. Operating un- .
der a handicap of 7, he carded an claimed longest drive of the dayon !")IIjI' -- *
85: to give him his 78 net. No. 17, pounding the pill 275 In 1905, E. J. Serrell Pontiac
Billy Chase, Jr. and Leo Mar- yards down the fairway.S. UP AND IN-Perry Moore of NATTC Is about to bucket a Mich., traveled 8 miles an hour In
ehel tied for third place with nets "crip" during action in the American-National Intra-mural all-star his auto through the streets of
of 77. Chase shot a 92, picked A. Furing claimed top honors fray played last Thursday. His one National league cohort Ward Birmingham, Mich. lIe was arrested .
15: for his handicap to give him I In the putting department, Weistl, left waits for the rebound, as do American leaguers. Mail for reckless driving and
the 77 net. Marchel shot an 81, Inking; ..20-footer on No. 18. I rice Tevault, Dick Sullivan and Dill Duboskj, speeding and was fn 10 dollars.


-"' _'"" (_ M ....,.......... ... ... "'- ,! :d- ____ __._.___ 'II" ."_, -_---.- ...._.. ,... .t'!._?. .,..*. __ --,1 .

-. ... .... .

f--- j jI.

29 1951 JAX AIR NEWS Page :Seven

,. _. -
I.' Americans Nip Nuts Ic tt 2

58-56 In All-Star Fray : -i f

One of the most exciting and successful intra-mural bas :

' ketball seasons in the history of the station came to a fitting y, 'tS ;

r' close last Thursday night as a fast-stepping band of American

league all-stars edged the National league representatives ..4

58-56, in the first annual intra-mural all-star contest. ;i iI
At the outset, it looked like a 's' I
one-sided tilt as the National the ball In a desperation attemptto I
leaguers got off to a fast start, recapture the lead, and was
pouring through seven quick fouled in the process.
points, before the American cagers With the score knotted at 56-all,
could started. Ciminero became the center of all
attention and was put into a situation
Dick Sullivan -
q Sparked by classy
,r-J the Americans come to life that would make him a hero s -Y I
and overtook the leaders to give or goat. Mike stepped to the
the game every aspect typical of foul line and cleanly filled the net { ah I 3'ti
an all-star tilt. to. put his team ahead by one
point. His second shot also
Evenly Matched cleared the loop, and with this
Displaying good reason why shot. Mike became the immediate.
they were chosen to play in the hero of the season's finale in theM
classic, both teams showed skill, 6 Win.Accurate. .
form and hustle. With the score shooting and ball han-
close all the way and both teams dling was displayed by both
evenly matched neither team teams. Outstanding. floor play
could gain ground on the other. As was turned in by Joe Law, Dick
so often was the story all season, Sullivan, Mike Ciminero and Rich-
one bucket was matched by an- ard Dick of the American league, a .R a
other and point for point the two and Bill Niehaus, Vernon West-
teams battled hot and furiously.The wood, Harry Moore and Ward isr
American circuit however Wiesel of the Nationals.AdmComComNab6.
managed to forge ahead, 29-22 at
the half.
The halftime intermission either
in the IntraMural -
cooled tire Americans or providedthe
Nationals with enough time to league, NATTC capers,
above National division
work out a secret play, for the sea 4 r.Sc, representatives
now reign as sta-
opening of the second stanza
tion intra-mural champions, by
found them hitting. the net with
virtue of their win over American
regularity. In their effort to take
division winner. ,
+ the lead both teams rendered
numerous -
below. NATTC squad shown
fouls as they fought heat- above, includes, kneeling, Roy
edly1 for possession.Win Bob Har-
Mayfield Jay Farrar,
in Last Seconds 1, \ : riss, Charles Yen and Tom Da
With only 2:45 to go and trail- vis. Standing Ward Weisel, "
'/ ing by seven points, the National Bob Reinhardt, Jack Sheridan 'f
leaguers staged a torrid scoring Perry Moore, George Aberna-
rpree to tie up the game. The ',, thy and Merideth Stone.
game was one second away from VF-41. front row, left to
going overtime, whei Mike Cimin- i'f; right Frank Barcillena, Rich-
ero of the Americans went. up with. ard Dick. John Switzer and

Donald McCanna. Standing,
Intra-Mural Duncan Ragsdalr. Maurice Te-
vault, Randall Billings Dick
Sullivan and Richard Allen.

Swim Meet vf 4 !.
I b

r Set April 14 .a Fliers Eye

The next Intra-Mural swimming 51 OpenerWith 1

It meet will be held Wednesday -

I April 4 at 1930. This new the season's opener slated
time for the swimming meet was April 11, the 1951 squad of base
announced by Frank .McCaffery, I i : ball hopefuls is undergoing a rigid
iiiL 71
: Intra-Mural director, earlier this S
Y last period training schedule as
week. j k L4 4( Coach McCaffery continues to
asserted that the
McCaffery _
send the squad through its paces,
{ reason for the change in time was in an effort to build a formidable ....
to better. facilitate the selectionof unit
a station swimming team. Sev-
'" Battles for the positions con-
eral requests have been received
) h
tinue. At first base Bill Saunders
r from college and service teams
rates high. Top candidate for sec-
I lo engage' in competition but
NAS has been lacking i in an aquatic ond is Chester Neely, while John
team. Two Softball Leagues To Thurmond appears to be gettingthe
held that the nod at present at third. Lan-
High hopes are
Intra-Mural will uncover sufficient Narfu Lead PackIn ky Bill Ziegler plays a bang-up
This game at short and to be
'talent to compose a teamof Operate SeasonTwo appears
high caliber. Members of the !1M Golf Play number one man on the list to fill
NAS varsity squad will be_drawn separate softball leagues will operate at NAS this coming the gap.
from NAS, NATTC and Fleet per- NARTU scored a smashing 17- season, it has been announced. NAS will operate a two division Ralph Cochrane should prove to
connel. 4: victory over VP-861 to retain league as usual, while NATTC will have a league of its own. be a natural in right field, as is
The station's outdoor swimming the lead in the National divisionof At the conclusion of the season the case in left with Norman ,
pools will open sometime around the Intra-Mural links tourney.The the winners of both leagueswill units under that command while Quarrels. Centerfield Is a battle
the middle of April, pending the victory gave the Warriorsan meet for the station inter- the NAS leagues will combine with returnee Don Manning having
completion of the necessary an- 8-point edge over second place mural championship.The both the regular station entries the inside shot.
nual spring maintenance. VP-3. NATTC league, which will along with the various fleet un- Heading a strong pitching staff
In the other matches played in have about 14 teams,will be madeup its, involving some 20 clubs. is veteran Bob Becker Becker is
the National league. CFJ-FAW- of the various service school' Deadline for entries in the NAS an old hand on the mound and
Ladies Golf MeetIn l-CAG-17 defeated VF-172, 17-9; teams and the other. operational softball league has been set at should bring home many victoriesthis
FASRon-6 dropped VP-5, 15-5, 1200 Friday, March 30. A sec- 5'ear. Another veteran who
Third Round and FASRon-109 downed VP-3, Golfers ond organizational meeting is saw quite a bit of action last yearis
1412. Jax' Navy planned for 0900, Thursday, April Joe Gushanas. Third returnee

Results have been posted for AdminCom.ConNab6 became 5. from last. year is Chuck Webb.
the second round of eliminationsin the new leader in the American Grab 6th StraightThe Purpose of the meeting Is to Outstanding rookies working hard
the station's ladies' golf tour- division, stopping Operations, 15- I distribute schedules and copies of for assignments are Eugene Du-
ney which has been underway for 9.> The win pushed the Admin- Jax Navy varsity golf the rules and regulations that will val, John McCaffery, Henry Mar-
the past. several weeks.In Comm.ComNab6 linksters ahead I team defeated the Florida State govern play in the league. Any tinyk and Phil Richter.
championship night Fuz University 1 ink s m e n Tuesday, to the
the of the Hospital clubmen by a narrow questions pertinent com- From all appearances the 1951
Weber downed Nana Henderson, three-point margin. 17%-17'z, for its sixth straight mencing of the season's play will baseball team will prove to be the
7-6; .Kay Brockhaus stopped Martha Hospital edged out a close win win.Bill also be discussed at this final strongest one fielded in the last
Rusk, 3-2;' Betty Holton de- over Supply, 11-9; Dispensary Foulk defeated Ditk: :Mont- ,meeting. few years.
feated Lois Gingrich, 1-up and stopped the PT-PW outfit, 13-10, ney, 3-0; Eddie Johnson bested The opening day of league playin .
Anne Clark. topped Eleanor Rob- and NATTC trounced O & K, 20- Bill McWilliams, 3-0; Bud :Marsee the NAS loop is set for Ap-
ertson, 43.Marge 5, to round out. the remainder of won out over Wright North, 2l/4- ril 9.Marsee. Two NATTC Boxers
Gardner dropped Alcie the week's play. %: Leo Marchel beat Tom Brown, In MatchesTwo
Lusk in the first match of the 2Chuck Weiss outlasted Split
ended in deadlock for
Standings: a
first flight, 5-3; Elaine Hillis defeated American LeagueAdm.Com.ComNab6 Rosco ,Barber, 234-%; and Ken second place honors with 76, Tom NATTCenter lads, middleweight -
Betty Robinson 1-up; Bet- Button defeated Frank Hurt, 3-0.
ty Tylutki won over Betty Bedell, .............. .63 Brown scored a 79, Frank Hirt, Jerry Tell and light
2-up, and Emily Pearson downed Hospital. ........................................ 60 "Bill Foulk.teamed with Bill Mc- 81 and Rosco Barber, 85. heavyweight Milt Segas, split in
Betty Koch, 3-2. PT PW _......_..._.................... 54 Williams to defeat Dick Montney: : Jax Navy thus far has beaten their: outings in a smoker held at
Second flight winners' were Lou- ATTC ..............?........................ 54 ie\ Johnston, 5-3%. Bud St. Augustine, Florida University, Green Cove Springs recently.
ise McWilliams over Barbara Dispensary ................................... 53 ttri Brown united to Georgia University, Patuxent Riv- Segas gained a unanimous decision -
Weiss, 1-up; Ann Mealy over Hazel Supply ....................._.._............... 51 th-and Leo Weisswhitewashed Mar- er, Maryland, Charleston and F. over'Ted O'Neil, 1931: Jack
Hirst, 1-up; .Estelle Georgeo Operations ..............................._ 45 t hlJe Charles S.U. sonville Golden Gloves champ irr
.( over Maurice Bulfinch by default O & R ....................................... '38 Rosk their light heavyweight brawl.
Hirt 8%.0.
and Louise Theil over Pat Herman Perhaps the most successful of Segas floored O'Neil for an eight
2up. National League ,,the locals was Bill all the flsherfolk, was CorneliaT. count in the second round.
Lois Mullins and Helen Adams NARTU Close behind was Crosby, who died in 1946, at Tell was beaten by Andy Burke,
drew byes in the third flight of VP-3?.==::.::::::::::::. :::= K h 74, followed by 93. She was a guide in the Maine hard hitting Green Cover, in a

the tourney. CFJ.-FAW ll.-CAG 17,.........._ 1: Wright North, woods for almost 70 years. A six- split-decision encounter.
FASron-109 _.._..............-..._ llllams, 81, and footer, she was the first of her 4 >
In fly-casting tournaments, the FASron-6 .-......__.._..__._ gl .83. i sex to be granted a fishing license Next to the Indianapolis Speedway
target usually is a rubber circle, VP-5 .?......__........._..._._._,.4 ton" stole top hon- .and was credited with catching, Automobile Races, corn
". much like a bicycle tire, about 30 VF-172 _.............................___ irida State. boys with a fly, more fish than any husking draws the largest single
inches in diameter. VP-861 _....___.._...___ k;. :Montey and Bud one that ever.lived. i day crowds.f .
,.2a4 I,

2.I.I f'

; 4c

............. _y ...t --. -'M.' '' .. -- ._ __ "......., c. J-- ", ,, ...... L. Ji.r::::;,',9March

cigm JAX AIR NEWS March 29, 1951

,. ..ft. _..


(Items offering; for sale articlesof *

property such as washing machines j;

automobiles, furniture, radios
and the like is
clothing prohibited BRIEF BITS. Peggy Stanley
by Defense Department whose recent bout with the flu
regulations. h 1 s column will, kept her from making the scheduled .
however, list such services as flight to Guam where sh.

available housing, rides wanted, accepted transfer, has returned to
lost and found articles, and other Supply only temporarily until
similar notices). the next transportation schedule

ron KENT ,I is made up-probably in early

Single and double rms., furn., rea April.
sonable, 1447 Avondale Ave., Question of the week: Who
Mrs. Lee Schultz, Ph. 2-5930. has the Ton! in building 109 T
2 rm. apt. near Five Points, 826 Leola Hargrove (Stock Control)
May St. Miss Ellington, Pli, 7- and Audrey Draper (Material)
6048. have recently returned to the fold

2 bedrm. house fuin., $100 mo. _____u____. from sick lid for the past several .
Mrs. Chisnell, PH. 6-6311 or 7- weeks; : : Raymond Bra-

7440, 3656 Mimosa Dr. Secretarycontinued Y cey whose recent car win of the
Double rm. furn., 3687 Green St. Key West Carnival will considerably -

Mrs. Nivens, Ph. 7-5383. from Vast 1) A spur the sale of chance for
2 rm. furn. apt., 1143 Malnut St., ; our own Carnival car, received a.
Mrs. Hare. so have assigned additional patrol : brief note from Eddie Rick n-
Unfurn. house, 4 bedrm. and 2 and carrier squadrons to NAS ., jP backer in reply to his letter of
baths. Mrs. Whittington, Ph. Jacksonville. These increased operations I I gratitude.
6-7786. also will mean that we John 8tal'eyalIo( ] : from Inven
Furn. rm., 1393:: Wolfe St.. Mrs. will have to utilize the naval air 1 toryas is Braceyt I remembersthat
Smith, Ph. 2-1010. station at Lake City and at Sanford the first time he went up ina
Will share home with couple and to help carry some of the I : plane Rickenbacker was the

infant; 104 West 33rd (North load. ofJ pilot. The time was World War 1,
Main St.) Mrs Malone, Ph. Compare) Ideal and the famous flyer was a II I"Re'ortl.H

6-6122. I He went on to say, "The primary s geant.
Sing. and double rms., 1628 Chal- responsibility of the Navy l .. .. ..
len Ave. has been stated in the In the sale
Mrs. Somers, Ph. simply following of coupons
2-5008. language: The mission of '1 \ for the 50 Years of Progress

Furn. bedrm. and use of kitchen, the Navy is accomplished by the I Pageant, Supply was tops over all
2727 Vernon Terrace, Ph. 2-4149, active fleet. Available funds and .a other Station Departments (Thl
Mr. Edwards. personnel must be used to the utmost doesn't include Hospital, Green

Furn. rm., use of kitchen, 6338 to maintain the active fleetin Cove etc. ) This, of course, is
Wheeler Ave. Ph. 2-3808. {rs. the highest possible state of b T solely due to the excellent work
Long. readiness. Everything else is sec the Department campaigners did.
Turn rm. and use of kitchen and ondary.'-This has been the sin Stock Control Unit No. 4 reported

home, 1616 E. Monroe St. Mrs. gle purpose of our Navy from its I over 4,800 documents processed ( -
Creekmore The results Y ?f I in four consecutive
Ph. 3-8735. beginning. are woven J E Ef0'sa day
Furn. rm. and bath, 2570 Riverside into the fabric of the history of : last week. Is this a record ? .
Ave., Mrs. Patterson, Ph. our nation." I An "A" to Accounting for the

2-2365. Trace la Gout I consistent courtesy extended to all
Unfurn. 6 rm. house, 2 car garage who come seeking information,
Touching briefly the con
903 Talbot Murray Hill, Mrs. upon whether from other departments
ditions in the world today, Navy I
Ph. or our
Beaton 2-3715. own.
Secretary Matthews declared that
Furn. 427 Park ''o J er What they're doing William
apt., St.? Mrs. "The basic difference between : p p I now:
W. E. Lee. Y? O. Brack, former Supply-er
Americanism and Communism is "
Wanted couple to share Cum bun- k.c? ..; d. who created a mild sensation a
our recognition of the human per- ,
galow in Lakeshore, 2825 W. son. Without faith in the fath, few years ago( through an embar-'
S. Lakeshore. Mrs. Resnick, Ph. erhood of God and the assing mishap, is currently connected -
8-5664. necessary with the St. Johns Theatre
brotherhood of which follows
2 rm. apt., 852 S. Clair St., Mrs. Y v Bill Coby, now a staff
from this fact, we are but brutes
Breese, Ph. 8-3992. A6Zgx sergeant at Warner Robbins AirBase
and our wealth is but dross. Whilewe
: expects: shortly( to becomeone
take pride in the growth of
Furn. cottage, $200 down, 233 E. r ar a of the pros at the new golf
the community and in the glory .... i wwL
1st St., Mr. Cheshire, Ph. :5- and strength of the Navy, we : course opening.. there.. .
718:: must realize that they are but STARS OF TOMORROW-If zest and spirit make a ball player .
.MISCELLANEOUS:: : means for the achievement of our then the hundreds of lads attending Jax-Navy Boys' Baseball I' : Tonight beginningat #
11 P.M.
time and aired
Lost, lady's Bulova white gold proper pursuit as members of hu- Training Camp are the future stars of tomorrow. At last Sat- local our the over
watch in vicinity of chapel, con- man society--the preservation of rday's session, which featured batting drills, the lads were readyto a Awards station will annual Academy
tact B. R. Toothalcer, QMC, life and liberty and the promotionof go all day. I be given by and
Fleet Air Wing 11, Ph. ext. 388. right and decency. these are In top photo Pete Phyler, 15-year-oldster from Jax takes a to the film industry. No other
Ride wanted from 1537 Inwood, the ultimate values we seek Theyare healthy cut at a fast one during batting drill. Behind the plate is single award winning creates so
So. Side to Kirkland of Riverside In bottom I much speculation, interest, and
NAS and return. the heart of the American Carlo playground. photo, Navy
Hrs. 0800 to 1630 Mrs. Mc- tradition coach Leonard Faustyn helps 11-year-old Bobby Ilondurant slip recognition.( Sidelights speculatesas
Call, Ph. 9-4126 or ext. :326. into his catcher's paraphernalia. The youngsters handle themselveslike follows: Actress: Bette Davis
"With us, he added, "the suc- (unless Swanson noses her out
Betty Iddings baby sit, 327
E. Forsyth St. Ph. 6-9785. cessful man or organization: IS not __-_-_ nn -- as a sentimental favorite* ; actor
so much the one who has Jose Ferret for the
ac- locally un-
Wanted, ride to Operations tower
quired a preponderance of: ma- shown pie Cyrano de Bergeracand
and return. Hrs. 08001630. Lads For 4th
3572 Valencia Ud. Ph. 2.1796, terial advantages but rather the Ready ( here, again, Bill Holden may
or ext. 354, Miss Daley. one who has brought an added win for the Swanson film) and
share of comfort, security and best "All About Eve'
Riders picture:
So. Side and
Riverside. Rrs. 0800-1630. Bet- happiness to a part or all of his I : unconditionally.
fellow Americans Inspired by Diamond Play Saturday .
next ty Jane 582. Wood, Ph. 9-9378; or this exalted motive, America is

striving today to gain the most
Riders and Pearl wanted Court from, in North Springfield Shore desirable goal-for humanity everywhere "More of the same" is on the agenda for the fourth session NAVY WIVES

and Riverside. Hrs. 0800-1630. genuine international of the Jax-Navy Boys' Baseball Training Camp slated CORNERAn
Mrs. Hudson Ph. 3-1242 peace and security for the whole Mason Field with full two-hour '
or ext. world." Saturday morning at a

582. i I sion of batting drills mapped out for the hundreds of SC.-I' informal business meeting#
Sirs Synch will baby sit. Pearl : was held on March 21 at the clubhouse
and Cassett, Ph. 8-2805. Variety Show Set For stars" nf' tomorrow. in Dewey rant, Plan were
Although no( word was received made for a social meeting during/
The diamond hopefuls were put
April 2.3 at St. Paul'sA to press time as to prospective -
through batting sessions that last the early part April.
visiting scouts or players, efforts -
Theatre hours last Saturday in Suggestions are welcome and
Variety Show sponsored by were being made all this ed two
the St. Paul's Men's Club of Jax week to bring several representatives what could! be considered the most new and prospective members are
vigorous outing in the three-year invited. The date will be an
Guide.MAINSiut for the benefit of the school ath- from minor league clubs history of the camp. nounced at the next business

letic fund will be held at 8t.Paul's practicing at Jacksonville Beach, Two representatives of the Chi- meeting on April 4th, at 1900 at

; auditorium April 2-3. to The the camp hundreds of lads at lastSaturday's cago Cubs, Bob Peterson, manager the Navy Wives Club House. in
Thursday, March 29 N. C. Patri- Park.
of: the Greensboro, Dewey
is tick-
$1,00 with
session down to
Texans Never Cry" Gene Autry got ots of the Carolina League and The girls are working hard on
eta available at the door. A television
earnest in their training they
Friday, March 30 I Scout Tim Murchison, who were the Not-New-Shop, with the opening
set will be awarded as a aimed their efforts at making the
'Flame of Stamboul"Richard. scheduled to appear, were not able anticipated soon. Howeverthere
................ Donning I door prize. Curtain goes up at two all-star squads to( be selected to attend due to a sudden change' is still much work to bdone.
2000. I'I
{lSaturdafart'h; 31 | from the all-star fray April 7. in plans. The two were called Navy Wives who have a
"The Crusades". .Loretta Young out of town by the Cubs late Friday few spare hours on their hand
Sunday, April' 1 afternoon and were unable to and would like to Join the club and

"Father's Little Dividend" ; get to the camp in time for the help with this worthwhile project )

............ .. .......... Spencer Trary session. are urged to contact Mrs!
Monday! April 2 :_ Every lad in the camp got his Newell, extension 8286.It .
"Al Gennings of Oklahoma" | "licks" iIa batting session, which was reported by the nursery

.............. ..... ... Dan Duyrea r also gave fielders and pitchers an supervisor that work has been
TUP*. W(>d., April' 3-1 | opportunity to( show their wares. started on a new spacious play

"Sword of Monte Cristo" .... .. '*k > The future stars of tomorrow l kept and picnic ground opposite the

............... .....George Montgomery up a furious pace, taking the long nursery building, equipped with
NATTCrnterThur session in stride without a single benches and tables a large sand
;. 1"1'1.18n'h; 29-30 break and were still willing to go pile and several swings.

"Valentino" ... ... .. Tony Baxter on when the whistle sounded Children will really like this i
Saturday, March 31 I ending the day's outing. place durnlg the coming hot season

"Flame of Stamboul" .. ........... I Coaches and instructors began since it is located under

...........................Richard Denning keeping closer( watch on the Indi- those large, shady pines behind
Sunday, April 1 ,, Y vidual performances of each lad the auditorium. The kindergarten

"Spoilers of the ... .......... I as they began compiling possible classes held their traditional Eas-

..............................Plain"Roy Rogers candidates for the all-star game ter egg hunt on Thursday and it
Mon. Tue*., April 2-3 _nn _mn._ .___nu __ _nn__ slated April 7. was greatly enjoyed by all partici
"Father's Little Dividend" .... ..... AT FOOD HANDLERS SCHOOL-Thos* raisin i adding = The plan this year calls for Just

....................... ... ....Spencer Tracy better be raisins, officials opening the Food 1 one nine-inning game with the All parents living or workingon
Wednesday, April i here last week agree. Inspecting specimens of w" _. :be youngsters in three different age this station are invited to use
"Al Gennings of Oklahoma" ........ If the Navy failed to conduct periodical sessions fog: a+s Del, brackets playing three innings the nursery facilities for their

I ......................................Dan Duryea handling foods are left to right Russell Jackson, IUM""" Flora each. children. Suggestions for Improv-
ida Food Handlers Program; Capt. Julius Earl'\l e I I I ing nursery services are always
Definition 0 f a Hollywood officer: Capt. Douglas T. Da/ NAS commanding: .: Your ideas( may be worth cash.!' appreciated. For any suggestionsor

rancher: A guy who owns a station William Lyons, sanitation officer and George Bakef. ,; t. Submit your beneficial sugges Information, please contact the
wagon and a flower pot. Board of Health member. '.*f 7:>c':, tV tI tions. supervisor, extension 3W.Page '

I r '

t :,
I.\: I

L:*. .t.- .. _. __ ............._,- -.--. -.-. .- .. -- .