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Jax air news
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April 19, 1951


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1 Ted Weems Plays For Crew's Dance TonightREMEMBER



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;t Headquarters _of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet ,Air Wing 11 .
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i<\.. '51 Red Cross Fasron 795

Fund Drive Of MemphisLocated

r.1/\ Nets $3,200 Here

Final compilation of figures A reserve unit from Mem-

show that nearly $3,200 was phis, Fasron 795, which was
contributed by the Navy, including called into active service in

Cecil Field and the' March, has joined Fleet Air

Marine Barracks, in the Red Wing Eleven here at NAS

Cross fund drive conducted Jacksonville.

within Duval County last Taking over its new assignmenthere

month. on April 9, the new squadron -
In addition the Florida Military is undergoing a period of Intensive -
District contributed$262, bring- : indoctrination under its
ing the total military contribu- squadron, Fasron 109.

tions to $3,425, I II The squadron from Memphis
Head of the Navy campaign I Iv includes, as do many reserve units

I .... was Capt. I I OltlUNTING: NEW"SQUADKON='Comdr. William E. Chase,-right, commanding officer of Fas- being ent, called to active duty at pres-
... senior NAS ron 109 escorts Lcdr. Lester C. Kee, second from left, commanding officer of newly arrived Fasron civilian men who were prominent In
. personally for 795, on a tour of shop facilities. Clyde Goodwin, AM2, center, of Fasron 109 explains job set-up on insurance occupations, including'lawyers
military and 795. Fasron 109 is host squadron during Indoctrin- salesmen, bus-
lathe to David Candow, left, of Fasron acting as
j. NAS, Fleet Air :: ation period for Fasron 795 which recently reported from Memphis. iness men. and a professor of
It NARTU, NATTC, physics.All
... the staff of were residents or an..areawithin
Air Bases, Sixth Host TO MAKE MOVIES 150 miles of :Memphis. Sev-
well as the Navy Supply Department Ol7 NAS MALARIAMOSQUITO eral of the enlisted men in the
cruiting stations. squadron hold college degrees.

NATTC UNIT Lcdr. Lester C. Kee is comman-

Naval Air In Two-Week ConferenceSome Capt. Bonney M. Powell, Public -. ding officer of Fasron 795, a posi-
Command led Information Officer attachedto tion he has held since early 194T
with a total when the squadron
was originally
the office of the Secretary of
lowed by formed as Fasron 160. Its
department with ; 36 Naval Reserve officers, ranging from pay clerk to Defense, arrived at the Naval Air nation was changed to Fasron desig-
Field, $431.22; captain, are in their fourth day of a two week refresher course inlogistics Station .Tuesday to start "shoot- 795 in December, 1949. Executive

being held at the Supply department of the Naval Air ing" a motion picture release of
ment, $341.41 and officer of the new unit i i.
with $303.49.A Station. the work being accomplished by Lcdr. James P. Campbell.Advanced .
) further The officers convened Mondayin the Malaria and Mosquito Control .
throughout the country. Both instructors t
.' shows that NAS the conference room where Unit here, directed by Lcdr. JohnM.

Fleet vilian Air personnel Jax they were welcomed by Capt. rence E. of Woodall the school and Lt.Lt.Law-I) .Accompanied Hirst. by two naval pho- Air
Herman F. Gingrich, Supply officer '
tographers, Captain Powell is'
uted $286.27, while Houston H. Evans are >
and Comdr. Ellison C. Johnson making a moving picture '
from the other survey
Navy Supply Course School at Class 'B' Schools
472.53. head of the Supply Corps of outstanding features in prog
Bayonne, N. J. ress at military establishments of
. All Units at headquarters Sixth I
r. Broken down By bringing the school to the the armed services throughout the
Naval District Supply Office at Quotas AvailableQuotas
ganizational units students, instead of the students Southeastern and Gulf states.To .
Charleston, S. C., who officially Wide Release
here is the total : to the school, considerable ex-:
r NAS- ; opened the school here. penses have been saved as wellas These will be edited in Wash for various Advanced
Communications, ; Learn New Methods a larger number of students ington and released to TV and Aviation Class "B" Schools]
.. (Please. Turn to The reserves attending the trained, Commander Woodall theatrical news-reel companies asa are now available for enlisted

I school hail from the Fifth, Sixth stated. The school is considered I'May prelude 19.The to Armed Forces Day on personnel qualified to attend.

i r '. Plans and Eighth naval districts, cov- an important factor in training movies well stills, will
Lay reserves in the event of possible as as Aviation Machinist's Mate
ering the southeast and Gulf return to active duty. (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 1) (AD), Aviation Structural Me-
-- _- chanic (AM), and Aviation
-- Elec-
States. Enrollees will be initiatedas
Armed part of their annual training lAX LADS ON GUAM PURCHASE tronic's Technician (AT) Class
I I I "B" Schools, located at NATTC
r duty in all new method' and pro-. Memphis; Aviation Ordnance-
Day cedures developed since 1946 in TICKETS ON CARNIVAL CAR man (AO) and Aviation Electri
fields of logistics and supplies by I - -- Carnival gets around. What cian's Mate (AE) Class "B" located
Word of the 1951 Navy
Plans for the Navy Bureau of Supplies and
at NAS Jax, and Photograph
of chance
Forces Day May 19 Accounts and the Department of will carnival end up prize as possibly arrived the at longest-distance the Jax Air News purchase office in a the form ofa I er's Mate (PH), "B" at Pensacola,
ed Monday when Defense. .
I are the schools listed.Qualifications
of all branches Trains Reserves letter from the island- of .Guam ,in the Pacific. Listed
Services and their rI&I The' School is the 28th of the Addressing his letter to tne former Overhaul and Repair department
editor John S. Beckman, AMS2, Personnel submitting a requestfor
I" ponents, the present series being presented
i the local Chamber .. - .-- employee, enclosed three school must have a least two
dollars for six chances on the new obligated service
I met at a luncheon 1951 Chrysler, two for himself years extend enlistment, except or agreeto for
I I andWo each for his "buddies"Robert AT school which requires three
r commanding Capt.- Douglas E. Jones AMS2, and Sur- years obligated service. Rates eli-

meeting introducin guis TaMoth, AMS2. gible are 2nd class petty officers,
Maistre, Reads Air News and above, for all the schools.
who was named Beckman tells the story betterin Aviation Machinist's Mate and
civilian committee his letter: Structural Mechanic's course runs
complete- plans for "Enclosed you will find three for 24 weeks. Aviation Ordnance-
with the dollars for six chances on the man's training consists of 25
tary. ,flt car to be given away at the weeks. Aviation Electrician school
\\.o Stress -. Navy Carnival. includes 33 weeks of instruction
Stressing the iV I am a reserve from Jax anda while Aviation Electronic's Tech
t Day slogan, former employee at O & R nician has an extensive course of
, dom," plans were > \ and receive the Jax Air News 40 weeks. Photographer's Mate
open house at the >'.' f J" .# .. every week. We saw the write- course is 39 weeks, split in two
S. tion on the t ; V },:z SYF '\ r;' up on the car to be given away, parts. General Service photography
featuring exhibits ,t .t' we. decided to take a chance.. is studied for 18 weeks followed
'" of all military Please put our names on two by 21 weeks of aerial photography -
. -. :
:I fly-overs and Yw tickets each I want to tell you instruction.
:, z'' events which how much vie enjoy the Jax Air Dates Announced
: regular training News out here at NAS Agana, Reporting dates for AD schoolare
I those' participating. Guam. I receive an issue every : May 15, June 11, July 9, Aug-
f. ;.>>' The Navy Charity week from Mearl T. Crumley
Please Turn 3
t ... in ( to Page Col. 4)
; ,,;' be progress (Design section, Public Works), .
Saturday nights,
w who is my father-in-law. There
f visitors to the will are four of us.< here from Jax Ted Weems Plays ForCrew's
house event
t '. and we get a big kick out of the
1. remain for the
", to news and views around the staI I Dance Tonighl
make the
.. that up tion."-Yours Truly John S.
No Beckham. Ted Weems and his versatile
.. In anticipation of Bequest Granted orchestra will play for the enlisted
;;(( Day, speakers will TICKETS BY PROXY-Although they can't be here, three
." the various services sailors from Guam, all Jacksonville lads, thought they would takea The lad's request was promptly men's dance tonight at
;,,": fore civic groups chance on winning the Chrysler convertible to be given awayat complied with, with Mearl Grum- 2000 at Mainside auditorium.
< ;:- other organizations..There the Navy Charity Carnival May 18-19. Their tickets, purchasedwith ley of Public Works purchasingthe The orchestra of ear'-
will be no honey sent to the Jax Air News, were obtained in their ab- tickets in behalf of his son- aches" fame played for dancing
Day parade this sence by Mearl T. Crumley right, of Public Works from Olive in-law and friends. for officers last night at tti*

(Please Turn to Fleming, also of Public Works. (Please Turn to Page a, Col. 4)) Officers' Club <.'

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS April 19, 1951 >' i

y- Report From Washington .

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V- ; .JL-.t. y -... ,,..r. Navy To Present TV Shows With NBC v );

Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval All '

Station. Jacksonville. Fla.NAS Jacksonville To SetUp 2nd Unified MP Unit On West Coast :/

Capt. Douglas T. Day Commanding Officer 1,
BY Armed forces ].Tress Service .
Comdr.Lt. Porter F. Bedell Executive Officer THE NAVY and the National Broadcasting THE PRESIDENT has approved a list of ,,:- 1
Lorenzo W. Baldwin Public Information Officer ;
Company will cooperate to present a pictorial 1,110 Air Force officers recommended for per'I
Fleet Air Jacksonville history of the Navy in action during World manent promotion to captain. Selections were ,1 1
Rear Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery .Commander War II on a series of television programs made from among permanent first lieutenants t.
Capt. Allen Smith Chief of Staff scheduled to begin late this year. Hundredsof who will complete seven years of promotion t ':

Fleet Air Wing Eleven thousands of feet of official Navy film, list service prior to July 1, 1952. Actual pro ;

Capt. Jesse S. McClure ...??..?....._..__?......_-...___ Commander much never before exhibited for security rea- motions will be made as the officers completethe
Comdr. Joseph B. Tibbets __._.. '_"'__"_"_' Chief Staff Officer sons, will be screened. required service term. \
Naval Air Technical Training Center |

Capt. Lester K. Rice ..........?.___...._........... Commanding Officer THE AIR FORCE expects before the end of COACIIES PAUL BRYANT, of the University '
Comdr. John A. Gamon, Jr. ____'_>_...r..r. _-.-._..Executive Officer 1951 to launch the fastest man-piloted plane in of Kentucky, and Stu Holcomb, of Pur- t"I:
Naval Hospital existence. The X-2, a tiny rocket plane capa- due, will head the second annual MVrine! Corps
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton Commanding Officer ble of greater speed and altitude than any football clinics in July. Bryant will conduct a }
Capt. Guy E. Stahr ___Executive Officer craft so far built, has been under construction week-long clinic for Eastern Area Marine r" f
NARTU for three years. It Is an experimental craft, coaches at Quantico, Va., beginning July 9 \
Capt. Raymond N. Sharp Commanding Officer too small to carry anything except pilot and Holcomb will lead the, Western clinic beginning .
Comdr. Laurence D. Ruch -Executive Officer instruments. July 16, probably at Camp Pendleton, Calif. !
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration
TUB SECOND UNIFIED military police detachment -
THE AIR FORCE Is establishing an Avia- 1
building. Phone extension 8184. to be established in the U. S. hasbeen
tion Engineer Force under jurisdiction of the
Editor-Andrew H.
Planey activated in the San Francisco-East Bay
Continental Air Command, with headquartersat
Staff Members John L. Almond Barbara Rickman SN
: ; ;
area. The only other such unit is in Washington -
Wolters AFB, Mineral Wells Tex. Aviation
Gerald Hynes, SN. D. C. The detachment is of '-
The JAX Alit NEWS U published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station composed Engineer personnel are Army troops, assigned (
Jacksonville. Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated fund 10 officers and 125 enlisted men and women of to and maintained by the Air Force, known as. ,
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35, Rev. all Services, including three Wacs, three Waves Special Category, Army with Air Force (SCA-
Nor. 1945. Copies are distributed free ot charge at the Naval Air Station theNaral and one Waf.VETERANS. \
Air Reserve Training Unit. Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field and RWAF). f* 'I
the U. Naval ,
leSJ AIR NEWS \t a memoer ot the Armed Forces Frees Service. Reproduction whose original periods of serv- #
of material from these sources must bear a credit! line. Republication ice in the Armed Forces began after September THE COURSE of instruction in the basic
ot other matter, exeept by service publications U prohibited without peralssloi school for Navy Hospital Corpsmen has been
2, 1945, will lose their rights to further
of Editor JAR AIR NEWS.
lengthened from 8 to 20 weeks, effective April
National Service Life Insurance if they per-
to additional hours of instruction
1 in
mit their present term policies to expire.
From Here and There special subjects. The schools are located at
These veterans either must renew their policies -
U. S. Naval at San Calif.
Hospitals Diego
for another five-year term or convert to
Great Lakes Ill. Portsmouth Va. and Bainbridge
; ; -
permanent NSLI before the expiration of their
present term policies to retain eligibility for ,
Short Service SketchesAccording NSLI under the current law. r .
AIR Force Base, Greenville,

TRAVEL OF DEPENDENTS of Army per- S. C., has been redesignated as Donaldson AFB. ... J
to the QUANTICO donors aboard giving 107 pints ot sonnel to Japan is not expected to be resumed The post was renamed in honor of Capt. John -'
SENTRY the officers at Chatham blood during one day. They until hostilities in Korea have ceased, and O. Donaldson, World War I lying ace, whose
Marine Barracks in Eng ranged from the skipper to the units now on duty there have been assigned to home was at Greenville.
land, last year expressed the wish newest recruit. post-hostihtiei stations. If the military situ- .
that some piece of their collection THE DOPE SHEET reports ation then permits, applications for travel of THE PRESIDENT has approved temporary v. 1
be sent to the officers of the that.the Norfolk Flyers are holders dependents will be accepted, and priority lists promotion to captain for 482 Marine Corps ,
U. S. Leathernecks as a token of of the Fifth ND. Basketball re.established.'Ule"enJ. first lieutenants. .l
i the close and cordial bonds which titles and MAISAC champs after I
have knit together the two famous shellacking all challengers. Both VS-741, and just in time to catch ,
Corps and which would call finals found the Flyers squaring the chief's smile, were following !j
to mind the cooperation between off with the Norfolk Naval Base new men: Lafayette D. Johnson
the "devil dogs" of both countries Bluejackets and also winning han AR a student at Lee High SchoolIn
which has endured for a troubled Jacksonville; Richard Levine
50 years. the Great Lakes BULLETIN (4c'nqTuA 1- Notes AA, an 02 member Ih Miami, and ..
The Canton Bell a time-hon we find that the Neptune now a University of Florida stu-
ored trophy of Britain's Royal Club is celebrating the first an- dent; Martin D. Magarian, AR, an ;
Marines, was presented by Col. A. niversary of its operation. Free fromNARTU employee in the advertising department r .
G. Ferguson-Warren, of the Royal beer, lunch and dancing were the of the Gainesville, Fla., ,
Marines; to Gen. Clifton B. Gates, order of the evening.Congratulations Daily Sun newspaper; and Ken-
Commandant U. S. Marine Corps, neth Triester, AA, a University of ...
as a gift from the Royal "devil to the Memphis Florida student who has been a
dogs" to their American counter- BLUEJACKET for winning the \S-74l ing without interruption. This member of the organized resene
parts. AFPS honorable mention Tat on A warm, bright sun greeted the also meant that all enlisted per- in Miami.
e the Back" award for its journal- fleets and men of VS-741 as sonnel entitled to flight orders .'

The BLUEJACKET, Memphis istic achievement during Febru- they mustered for a busy periodof got in their time. ___ In order to add Impetus to its a;:

'reports: The world's largest Naval ary.ST. "Weekend Warrioring" last Marriages, promotions, and ba- Air Crew Training program .
JOHNS ISLANDER in Its VS-741 called o. "
Air Station celebrated its sec- Saturday. It was perfect flying bies made news the officer volunteers from
ond birthday anniversary April 1. last issue reports that the USS weather which allowed all of the personnel of the among squadron. Lt. among the AAs to begin training '
Rizzi, DE537 and the USS Hoy- next month and thus be to
:Established in 1942 as a Naval Re- (jg) William R McArthur, Ord- ready
serve air base and later changedto liger DE510: were commissioned spected and one topped by any officer revealed that he qualify for their air crew wings ..+
nance ,
Naval, Air Station recently at Green Cove Springs in other in the nation.Simultaneously soon after reaching the required ,'
Memphis will be married to Dorothy Jane
ceremonies covered by the St. rate of AN.Among .
the base is the fo-
sprawling now Wilson of Ga. ,11
Albany on Sunday,
Johns Islander. Captain Chaun- with the news those to begin .:.
cal point of Naval technical train- 6. The will be ::1
Ing in nearly every aspect of avi- cey Moore and Captain A. R. that personnel would get a chanceat May formed at 1630 ceremony in the afternoonat per- this training were: Elbert R. ',' .
ation. Heckey conducted the unveiling $1,500 in prizes on "Share the the Jusull Farm in Baker Maples AA; Joseph Roberts, AA;. !
procedures and turned over com- Wealth" an audience participation Jerry F. :Miller, AA; John G. : ") .
mand of the vessels to Lcdr. M. radio show appearing at Ross Au- I County, Burrows, Jr., AA; Kenneth M. :
land: With a sadness dripping C. Kelly and Lcdr. G. S. Davis, ditorium, the Great Lakes BUL- I Two of the pilots, Ensign Daniel Hester, AA; Joe I* Austin, SA. "
right out of words, the Golden Jr., respectively. LETIN also flipped open a surprise I P. Vaughn and Ensign How- More air crewmen are needed and .
Gator reports they are shifting package and announced that ard B. Walker, were notified that more are expected to volunteer at '..\
gears back into a four duty sec- The SKY RANGER of Dallas, Bob Hope a comedian, and Is they had received promotions to the next drill. ;,.;,",
tion after enjoying a six section Texas NAS writes that accord- B row n, a musician, with his the rank of Lt. (jg). Further .
system. ing to an announcement made by "Band of Reknown" would ap- cause for celebration and the pass- VP FASRon 745 '. ,
The Key Wet OUTPOST tells Brig. Gen. W. O. Brica, the Marine pear in person at Ross Auditorium ing out of cigars was the an- The squadron welcomes two
cf two visitors in headline type, Air Detachment at Dallas is a week later in a radio broadcast nouncement by Lt. (jg) George new recruits, Ralph E. Wilson and "'
and why not when they are Pres- authorized to recruit two new and vaudeville show. Tripp that a five pound five King B. Trieschmann. We extend ?c'
ident Truman and Assistant Secretary fighter squadrons.The Fort Benning, Ga. BAYONET ounce baby girl arrived at his congratulations for advancement .
of the Navy John T. Koeh- general also announcedthat tells of visit of Belgian Premier household on March 15. in rate to Seth D. Reece and "',

ler. Marine Air Reservists calledto Joseph Pholien, who declared that Arthur B. Mansfield from ADE3 ":,, ',"',
active duty last August .and "the role the U. S. is playing in The big smile displayed byline to ADE2 George R Schorr from "I,
Two subjects In the TESTERat September, VMF-111, :MGCfiS-20 world affairs will go down in history chief Russell E. Weatherby, AD- YNT3 to YNT2 (t). Harold W. 4;
Patuxtent River appear par- and 112 can expect to serve for as a symbol of peace." EC, as he mustered the squadronon Sapp from YNT2 to YNT1. The :::t'
ticularly interesting. One is the 12 months and then be releasedif The BAYONET also reports Saturday was occasioned by following named men's rate was ,}..,.r"" 4:
attempt to trace down a "Short so desiring. MFS-112 won high that Fort Benning came through the fact that he had just receivedhis changed: David A. Hayes from I ';h ;,
Snorter" bill signed by Lt. R. H. praise for the general and his with a $34,766 contribution to the appointment as permanentchief. ADE1 to AEL1. and William M. '. f' "f '
Gimbel and now held by the Tester. staff when he was termed the Red Cross during its campaign. Lane. from SN to AN. ':..'w'.:'.

,, The second is that the Na- outstanding squadron so far in- pilots to get in. their flight train- Present for the first time in The Squadron's annual training b,1oJ>.>
vy'i first service type jet aircraftto 1 cruise will be September 2 thru <'1,;
exceed 1,000 hours in the air 13 at Jacksonville. All person- ':,..;;. :
.. is a Panther attached to the Serv- nel are expected to attend and '... \
ice Test Unit at Patuxtent and to help make our squadron a bet- :*>" ,
Claiming 1,047 hours. ter squadron. > ,
Dunng tho past month the '" '

The Tarawa TRADEWINDS squadron has transferred 8 men { ,
proudly presented a story of blood to V-6 status. At the present
there are only a limited number of "

unfilled billets and we shall be ,. a
DIVINESERVICES happy to welcome new men. *H

t I .
.t New YWCA Extends "

k Invitation to Personnel
An invitation has been received
I, Protestant I from the executive director of the ,.w -
0930--Services. All Saints' Cha ): < 1 new YWCA, located at 325 East
pel (Sunday School) k5A4'* s Duval Street Jacksonville, for r
Y. y R wives, mothers and girl friends *
0315 Naval Hospital Chapel.1045All >', '}
of naval personnel to make use of
1 Saints ChapeLCatholic its facilities. ,
'I b Reasonable overnight accommo-

dations are available as well as o 1' ',
0830-Mass, St. Edward's ChapeL NEW NAVCADS-Three National Aviation Cadets who reported to NARTU for transfer to Pen- a travelers' loung for use as a ,""

C930--St Edwards' Chapel (Catechism sacola and flight training under the NavCad program learn a little about Jets prior to their departure. meeting place, and many other
, Class). Here a Navy pilot shows the features of new safety helmets that all Jet pilots now wear. Leftto conveniences. In 1947, the Navy _
1030-Mass, St. Edward's ChapeL right are James McCardell, Lt. Roy Suddath of VF-7J1, Harlie Helms and Kenneth Williams.See ,presented a contribution to the 4.
0045-Mass at Hospital Chapel ( story on page 8). 'building fund. '


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April 19, 1951 TAX; AIR NEWS Page Three

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F Station 'Shutter Bugs' Offered Opportunity

Dialogue To Enter Inter-Service ContestNavy

camera fans and photographers
("Station Dialogue" provides an have chance to cash
for a in the contest. Photographs will not
opportunity military and civil-
on their skill in an elimination be
returned until all commitments
personnel of NAS to voice
contest sponsored by the Depart- for publicity purposes have
4 opinion on a question put
ments of the Army, Navy and Air been met. Portraits must be
to them accompanied
by a Jax Air News reporter Force for the Interservice Pho-
). by a statement signed
tography Contest at Washingtonin by the subject or subjects author-
June. izing the entry of the
question photograph
Today's Is: "Do
yon Armed Forces who
perronnel in this contest
and its
favor I reproduction -
college examinations: lorJOUIII'
are eligible to participate are and use In connection with
men of draft" age for possible members of the Armed Forces on contest publicity. No official mili
a a active duty for a period of more tary photographs will be submitted -
than 90 days.Certain .
as entries. Photographs must
Terry R. Rice. AC3-Control
rules local elim be
govern by size 8x10, glossy.
Tower, NAS: "1 inations. Photographs will be Three

F J-UK" believe they judged on originality, appeal of Entries will be Classes
grouped into
subject matter, technical excellence three classes: Class
should have examinations and composition. Photogra- One-Salon
: These
phic entries deemed unsuitablefor photograph!
will be defined black
for as and white
publication or public exhibition
o. color tone
young men who will not be considered for final have been photogrpphs which
competition.Rules. enlarged. The nega-
wish to become Listed tives will accompany the entry in

f doctors, dentists No photograph may be with I envelope attached to the
drawn I Photographs must be
by any contestant duringOnly
T _._. and engineers. taken.and .processed; _t b, the indi-
Rice These particular Correctly Identify These Aircraft viuuai contestant 'iney can be
photos of service life, on duty
fields are most valuable for the And Win A Prize. and at leisure. Also landscapes
generation that is in the making. and architecture people and
All others In my opinion shouldbe toms together with general cus-pictorial -
eligible for the draft. It is such as story telling pho-
also my opinion too that all Personnelto tographs, humorous shots, photo-
young men before they reach their t -- 1.. graphs of pets, animal scenes and
25th birthday should have mil- other miscellaneous subjects..
Observe Annual
itary training a a a Class Two will be in color while
Class Three will be
Peter R. Atchison AGAN-aer- -- tures. Snapshot snapshot pic-
Passover Festival photographs will
ology: "I believe be taken by the individual con-

that all young Navy personnel of the Jewish testant but may be processed by ,
I men should be faith in the area are reminded the individual or through com-
given the'opportunity that the invitation is extended to mercial sources. Negatives will
to keep to them to attend various religious accompany the entry in an enve-
their studies. services and a Congregational Se-I lope attached to the back of the

S I They must also dar dinner at Congregation Ahav-I. mounted.A Snapshots need not
remember that ath Chesed (The Temple), in ob- :
they are given a I servance of the annual Festivalof first, second, third and two
*I wonderful opportunity Passover which begins April One Correct AnswerIn honorable mention trophies will
be awarded
20th. in each of the four
I t 0 b e
M'' On categories of salon
among the leaders Friday evening Jews photographs,
throughout the world will begin and a first, second third, and two
I in the years to come. the celebration of passover, which Air News Aircraft Quiz honorable mention trophies will
Yes, I believe in giving them commemorates the deliverance of be awarded in both color and

, the chance "to take the college the Jews from Egyptian bondage. I The identity of last week's aircraft remained a puzzle to all the | snapshot classes. ,

examination. Beginning at sundown Friday, I station experts except one, who is a newcomer to this area and who Prizes Awarded
Ij I a the 14th day of, the Hebrew hit the jackpot the first time he entered the contest. I I All contestants whose entries
j Edward C. Thomas, Manager, month of Nissan and continuing Lt. (Jff Ben Tamils, Public information are selected for the grand finals:
F % Navy Exchange: among the reform; Jews for a period Officer of VF-916, as Lt. Talutis, it is almost necessary in the inter-service competition
, I "I think that all of seven days, ending April which just joined other reserve to reprint each week a synopsis will receive certificate of achieve-
r :.young i men 27, and among their Orthodox units here to form CAG-8, was the of the rules of the contest ment signed by the Secretary of
: should be givena brethren for eight days Passover only contestant who scored 4.0 for their benefit. Defense.
fair deal whenIt will be celebrated as a festival of In the quiz.Identifying. Here is what you do to enter Any additional information to
.'I comes to attending freedom. All the ceremonial ob- the top photo as the the contest where you learn while any personnel who desire to en-
college. I servances incident to the feast Swedish B-18 light bomber, the you earn. First identify the pictured ter the Inter-Service Photography
believe they are symbolic of the idea of lib- center view as the Swedish J-21 aircraft as to type, nationality contest can contact Lt. Lorenzo
H should take advantage erty.The Beetle pusher type fighter and and designation and then W. Baldwin, room 111 main ad-
H', of the festival is 'ushered In on the bottom plane as the Russian phone your answer to either 216 ministration buildjn .
L: opportunity and the opening/: evening of the LA-5 fighter Lt. Talutis or 8184 or bring them to the Jax The South Central Group Elimination
*'iif they fail in feast with the Sedar at which $3.00 Mainside garneredthe Air News offices in the Administration which incldues Jackson-
Thomas the teat they the head of the family recounts change credit Navy Ex- building. ville, will be held at the Eighth
should be called into the draft, to the members of his coupon. Remember that no answers will Naval District Headquarters
whenever possible." household and theL guests Another first In last week's be accepted prior to 0900 Friday Eighth Naval District, Federal
a a seated at the table the events contest was the use of Swedish and that any contestant who attempts Building New Orleans, during
i Lt. Rell Z. Moore, NAAS, San- that lead up to the Jew's deliv- planes since up to date all the to beat the deadline will the week of May 14th. Entries
ford, Fla.: "The men should be erance from the hands of their planes pictured had been eitherU. be disqualified. should be forwarded directly to
. riven. the chance Egyptian masters. S., Russian or Brithh. f the Commandant, Eighth Naval
r n to have.deil- This account is known as the Since each day finds more new District, (Attn: Welfare and Rec-
nite education. It Haggadah (story). Especially sym- personnel aboard the station such Advanced Air reation Officer) not later than

i is important that bolic of the festival is the unleavened In all and (Continued from Page 1)) May 10th.
synagogues temples This service wide
those who take bread of Matso, leavened contest of-
|i I the examination food being prohibited to the there will be special services on ust 6, and September 3. The date![ fers 18 prizes including $75.00
a K must realize that Jew during the festival week. on the first and last days of the I for AM school is September 9. AO'I award fQr first place.Marine .
will be The Matso symbolizes the fact festival for the Reform group, reporting date is June 25 while
j they that when and on the first two and last two' AE classes begin on June 18, and 1 I J .
educated finally, Jews
... among were
permitted to leave days for the Conservatives.. and August 13. AT convening dates ;
of Egypt
j men they
I the were driven out in such haste Orthodox groups. Sermons having I are May 14, June 11, July 9, Aug- Gets
3 Someone country.must that they did not have time to to do with the Jews' love of liberty ust 6 and September 3. Photo .
will be preached in the classes start 23.
leaven their bread.
hold the _lineMoore _
-,- houses of worship. All qualified and interested Bronze Star
somewhere:' There are other symbols of the ,
,'"" feast to be found upon the Sedar Home hospitality may be arranged personnel are directed to submit
by phoning Rabbi Sidney requests through their divisions.
r M/Sgt. Marvll J. Edstedt, M. Lefkowitz at 8-2673 in Jack- I Further information may be ob- For HeroismThe

_.. .. __ NATTC: "Edu- table.Theatre sonville. Supplies for Passover, tained from Education Services
cation is an important -I including matzos may be obtained office, room 141, Main Administration Bronze Star for heroic
f factor I from him as well. building. I I achievement in Korean war action

f for the future of was awarded to Ffc. Wilson C.
i the United GuideMAINSIDE ,.,,- '- Nimmo Jr., attached to the Ma-
States. I believe : "" .'. ,i rine Barracks here, in ceremony
I that all men who last Tuesday at Mason Field.
desire to enter Thursday, April 19 Lt. Col Harvey B. Atkins, com-
I college, shouldbe "Santa Fe" .Randolph Scott manding officer of the Marine
given the opportunity Friday April 20 Barracks. pinned the coveted
. and if "Mystery Submarine" award on Nimmo while Marine
j '. #I, they- fail the exam ____.-. .McDonald Carey i1I4A.4\ a Barracks personnel assembled in
v iII they should Saturday, April 21 ranks for the ceremony. ;
Edstedt be ready to be "File on Thelma Jordan" The Bronze Star was presented

called into the services."It .._.__*. Barbara Stanwyck to Nimmo for "heroic achievement
is important that we have Sunday April 22 in connection with operations -.
more doctors, dentists and men in "The Second Woman" against the enemy while
many of the other professions to _n.... ? Robert Young serving with a Marine weapons
guide in future years the progressof Monday, Anril 23 company in Korea on September
r* America." "Smugglers Island" 2, 1950. when his company came

__......... Jeff Chandler under enemy fire during strong
Tues. & Wed., April 24 & 25 enemy attack."
FRA Official To Address
"Half Angel"" nn Joseph Cotten Acting as a heavy machine gun-
Branch 91 Meeting NATTCenler ner he was wounded but remainedin
Thursday. April 19 position and kept his machine
Charles E. Lofgren, National "On the Riviera"_ Danny Kaye gun in operation. His actions
Secretary of the Fleet Reserve Friday, Anril 20 iw c, x were instrumental in successfully. ;
Association will be the principal "File on Thelma Jordan" repelling enemy attack. Only after -

speaker at the regular meeting of _.._._._....__ Barbara Sfanwyck his company had reorganizeddid
auditorium Saturday, April 21 he accept medical aid His .\
; "Mystery Submarine" devotion to duty was a source of \

Tuesday, April 24. .__.._-__...... .McDonald Carey Inspiration to all members of his i
Lofgren comes direct from Monday. April 22 I company. ,I
Washington with the latest infor- "Apache Drums" II I The presentation ceremony was t

mation concerning pending legis- _.___._____ Stephen MrNMlyTun. II I witnessed by Pfc. Nimmo'a parents 1
lation and policy effecting personel & Wed.. April 23 & 21 his wife and daughter. He
of the Navy and Marine Corps. "The Second Woman" GIVEN AWARD-Pfc. Wilson C. Nimmo right, now attached I is also authorized .to wear the I

All hands, members and non- _-.___._....... _.. ___ Robert Young to the Marine Barracks here Is presented the Bronze Star by Lt. I combat "V."
members, are earnestly urged to Thursday, April 25 Col. Harvey B. Atkins, commanding officer of the Marine Bar- During World War IT he saw
\ attend and bring friends and "Smuggler's Island" racks, for heroic action in Korea The ceermony took place at duty with the Marina on 6aipaa

Waves. _......_...._.... .Jeff Chandler Mason Field last week. and Tinian. ,
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VA-J75 VF-J7J Fasron 3, VP-3 VF-174 VF-41, VF-172 Report ,

I Scouting i. Jacksonville Area Squadrons : \

VA-m -- -- ---- --- -
i r
Into each life some strain winning designer will receive a, vr-m
reward of $10 and has from April .
each I With approximately 40'fc of VF- 1 '
must come and from 15: to May 15 to submit his -( e- I 174's, oldest "Hellrazers" transferred YV

squadron some men must go. sign. I and the corresponding Influx ,

From VA-175, Lt. (jg) ThomAS The Fasron 9 "Newsletter" has of new men, It has been ; .

G. Kilgariff is leaving for extended a particularly warm deemed a good time. to hold an. ;

Patuxent River. Best of luck welcome to Doug Mauldin, AMI. "alj! squadron" parJ y.;
Only recently graduatIng from The party will take place on
from all hands.
the Armed Forces Information: April 20 and will partly be financed -
Best of luck also to Richard G. School and with a background! of by the 30 some men who t .

Kers, AM2, ,and John J. Stafford Letters and Science and .a majorof were advanced in rating last ;
AO1, who are being transferred. Literature and World History Monday. A proper Indoctrination

A total of 33 runs has been at the University of California, of the need men in the mysteries ...

scored in two softball games so Mauldin is well qualified to work of good fellowship and the'excellence V k s:
far by the squadron team with on the squadron publication.( of VF-174 is delightfully -S :

only 5 runs being scored against Proof of the pudding comes when I anticipated and it has been said

them. In the first game, Operations we find he is the author of sev- that at least one capacity of the ". ,
and Photo Lab were the victims eral articles that appeared in men will have been learned upon ,....'
...... .... .
read and is
of Frank Stewart's hulling widely periodicals now J completion of festivities -- ------------ ---- -

and in the second set-to, RichardD. completing a historical novel. I DEMONSTRATE NEW TURRET STAND-Edward Lee White,

Norris emerged the victor.Lt. All hands are reminded that I Yon AOC, right, and Richard G. Behm, AOl, left, demonstrate the first

Edwin D. Scorza, recent the Uniform Code of Military VF-41 has returned to Hangar 'hydraulic training turret stand which they designed to an AN (P)
graduate of Naval AllWeather.Flight Justice supercedes the Articlesfor 115 after a brief and successful I School student al NATTC here. The new facility gives students

School, Corpus Christi, the! Government of the Navy I cruise aboard a CVE off the well rounded instructions on turrets.
Texas has been welcomed on and that corresponding questions East Coast where its Corsairs : -

beard, along with John T, Mullm of a general nature will served as defensive fighters dur- INTEREST IN GADGET RESULTSIN
be Included in the July exams: !
AA; Donald B. Pertilla, A A; ing the operation.
AA and Clarence Fasron 9 first class petty offi-
Randolph E Pugh, ;
The trip was the first shipboard
cers have extended their thanksto
H. Roberts AA, from the HYDRAULIC TURRET STAND"Say
duty for of the squadron'spersonnel
Lt. J. Bofenkamp! station/ sup-
Naval Training Newport, -
Island. ply officer; p P. Jannetti, CSC; and was marked by ac- r
Rhode and R, A.. Mudge, Bill, who Initiated cident free flights, smooth seas Chief, I'd sure like to work this other gadget." This remark ,

VF-171 the plans for. the separatemess and good weather. With the helpof to Edward L. White, AOC, of NATTC, started' the train of
the "old salts";; the "mail buoy
Bob Farrell for the first class petty of- which led to the first stand.
Lt. (jg) personnel watch" and events Navy's hydraulic
was kept posted an
ficers and facilitated the opening __
officer, has been detached from last week. intensive but unsuccessful effort This t problem of instructionarose 0I -
his duties in order to attend the I el. The power panel actuates *
was made to capture one of theelusive when the Navy sent the
suffering a by
school of Naval Justice, Newport, I "sea bats", I j tint Martin Stabilized hydraulic piston that moves the
Jax the Fasron
turret stand the student
Rhode Island, for approximately can op-
Deck Turret to NATTC here. The
i tight weeks. shown they have the material Maintenance personnel did an erate the turret and encounter
for a first class ball club outstanding job throughout the turret worked perfectly, but there problems in stabilizing the tur-
Also temporarily absent from and with the staunch support of cruise and the planes which were no facilities for operatingthe ret that actually occur in flight
the squadron are Earl Cosgrove, the fans will stay in the running were required were alwajs In stabilization system. With- conditions.
AM3, and Ray Roper, AA, whore against any competition. the aIr and experienced no out this facility the students were
taking leave to Wilkesbarre, After the game with Jax which emergencies.The actually getting only ,50% of the Three hundred students have ..,
Pa., and Bill Ayers, AD3, who will was a practice game and affects squadron Landing Signal instruction of the turret that they successfully used the stand with ,
visit Bedford, Va., for a few days. needed. no difficulties in operation en-
no standings, the team redeemed Officer for the cruise was Lt. Joe
countered. This doesn't Include
After completing a five week themselves somewhat by dumpIng Humes, who was on TAD from MC11IEh'
the rides instructors have
training course of the AllWeather the Chevrolet Motors, 13.7 In CAG 7 and has been serving with WHITE, with the assistance '
Training Unit at Key West, previous games, the Chevrolet CAG 7 since his graduation from of Richard'G.. Behm, taken just to see if the gadget -
Ensign Andy Brtis, Ensign Cal Motors and the Niagara ChemicalCo. LSO school in '1940. AO1, solved this problem by Incorporating WOl *

Swanson, and Ensign Dan Trim- have succumbed, 6-5 and (-3, Lt. Ben F. Emge has returnedto a standard turret THE ALL OUT effort of the
We have returned to VF-171 for "We hope to make a better the squadron after completinga stand. with a Vickers Power Pan- instructors of NATTC has resulted -

duty. showing in the future," cried course of instruction at the All- in the finest course of instruc-

Last Monday a great many men I Manager Rushing of the Fasron Weather Flight School, NAS, Cor- tion ever offered in Naval history.The .
received: advancements in rating. 9 intra-mural Softball team aftera pus Christi!, Texas. CPO officers and instructors of
Ensign Bernie Dvorscak was not smashing 22.12 defeat by VF-22 NATTC are determined that the
overly concerned about receiving The 22 runs were scored in the
VF-1T2 students going through NATTC
cigars though, for he was busy in first three frames and although"Pappy" NOTES
We bid farewell to "Wee Willie" Jax will receive the maximum
Atlanta-.getting married. Wyatt held them scoreless Culberson, AD2, who left our Instruction that can be deliveredin
Archie Malcolm, AMC, is a 20- thereafter, the margin could i: ranks for those of FASRon 6 and There will be a buffet dinner, a scheduled space of time.
man, no doubt of It With not be Saturday at 2000. The menu will
year to Ed "Doc" Dougherty, AO3, for Chief White summed up the
15 years previously chalked up,he o'ercome'l I NAS Atlantic City be barbecued chicken with the real reason why NATTCenter
for six -S trimmings. A dance ," .
over yesterday appropriate
signed The squadron will soon pull a I Will Fischer, AT2 takes the big will follow at 2100. turns out technical experts to the
acre. sometime this week-end fleet with his concluding statement -
Congratulations to Tom Alex. Houdini disappearing act and currently I step The new Board of Governor
when he walks down the aisle and : "Sure we could have' let
is expressing much regretat C. Frase
ander who has received his promo- : members are: Goldwyn ,
tion to Lt. (jg). leaving this vacation land of jumps into the matrimonial sea. ADC; Leon F. Austin, AEC; Mil- the students operate the turret
I sun-tans and warm water. Lcdr.S. From Newport we welcome Asa ton G. Harrison, AEC; and Dixie without demonstrating the stabilization -
FASUOX-9 L. Foster is moth-balling his I Carter, AD3: to our ranks and to Howell, AMC system, but it wouldn'thave

An Intra-squadron contest haskeen beloved golf clubs and the small I Walt Mann, SN, from Gitmo, welcome The CPO pool will be open Ap- shake.been The giving students them a squared
started to select an appropriate detachment of men who will remain ril 22 It is* hoped to have an are coming
squadron insignia. The behind are practicing wordsof I Right out of "boot" come five' acquacade and buffet in the near through school here to get the ....
latest the latest
dope on equipment -
condolence for bill collectorsand aspiring new airman apprentices, future-weather permitting.
in the We Intend
heart-broken girl friends. i they are George Cobb, Sam Christopher i New assistant manager is Bill I Navy. "
NATTC MilitaryPersonnel Cupid and the stork rolledIn Bill Connett, Bill Burgetand Arthur, AOC, of FASRon 6. seeing that they. .get. just that. .o'
I under full power this last Dick Dimicco. Next General Assembly meet-

month and the squadron has Ens. Nash i, in for a welcome ing will be April 30 at 2000 at Comdr. Peltier To ,'
Officer been In a turmoil with many surprise when he returns: which the CPO bowling team will
fallen bachelors and proud but from his honeymoon, he Is now be presented trophies from the

In Rank I' dreary eyed new fathers. Lt. (Jg) Nash under AINav 33. club; Leave Post Here
Upped There have been so many men Going up with him were Hob There will be bingo, Friday at

rated and promoted in the squadron Bellinger and Joe, Rogers! Jr. 2000 A tea-dance will be
Comdr. William C. Rivers, MilItary lately that it takes a GCA "Demon cyclist" Orvil Ham- held on Sunday afternoon at 1800.It As PW OfficerComdr.
Personnel officer of the NaTal unit to guide you down the ramp mett, AD3, is now recovering In I
Air Technical Training Cen- sick to Frank Rus- seems the news that AirLant
because of the cigar smoke bay according
ter, donned the "scrambled eggs"of Showing that his recreation talent so and Stan Strapple. He was la having a photo contest has Eugene J, Peltier, who" I
full Commander last week out the best in our ama- since March 1949 has held the post
a is equal to his excellent work involved in an accident recentlybut brought
of Public Works officer of
The long haul from Seaman 2nd the office teur shutter bugs, who at least the -
ing talent, the skipper has made was capable of calling I| Naval Air Station and Commander
to Commander was completed in the rafters of the skeet club ring to let 'em know he's still kicking are going to have a crack at win Naval Air Bases, Sixth Naval- !
21 years, 2 months and 18 days. I ning. |
with his harmonizing. '
Comdr. Rivers a native of Pral- District, and officer in charge of I
entered the I construction, Bureau of Yards and f
tie Hill, Texas, V-5 Navy I 1 Docks contracts, will be detached
1939 under the program
in '
shortly from the station.
and after graduating from Flight !
Training in 1940 was made a I 1 He will report for duty at an\ I

flight instructor at Pensacola. 53 overseas base. ,
| Since he first arrived at NAS
J' In 1942 he was transferred to > A Jax, at a time when construction 1I
I ACTG, San Diego, for Operational I other than maintenance was at a :
Training in preparation for car low ebb, the Navy has embarked
:' rier duty, and in March of 1943 on its largest expansion program::
was assigned to Squadron VC-63 \ I here since establishment of the

as Executive Officer. Becoming' Naval Air Station ten years ago. ,j,.
"i" tommanding officer in August, I Pressed to complete plans to
1944, he remained with the squad- convert Cecil Field, inactivatedas
ron until 1945, when VC- 3 was' ty late as last summer, to a mas-
decommissioned. ., ( ter jet field; to construct a carrier -
As a Lcdr. he was assigned to 4 1)wy base at May port; and to rehabilitate -

HAAS. Rood Field, Corpus Christi the NATTC center area

as training officer. Later he ;e IYI y !y"t 3S for occupation by more than 8,000 ;- ..
attended General Line School at ?.: '' h,a0foy V %' 'a -I personnel within a few weeks,
... ..xkS2 Lr Comdr. Peltier has demonstratedhis
) Newport, R. I., and upon completion % e> t
of his course in May, 1948, real ability and distinguished
himself at the station and in the
to on the staff ,
assigned ,
,.t was Y S>
4 cY cYr. city of Jacksonville.
Point M assistant i
ComFalr :
.f '
\. 9"g!' I Comdr. Peltier will be relieved
.. ? '
Operations officer % eQ e t9; ; 4r,2.u !3a. e i' '' f'2tq / S .a. jM; S
+Q by Comdr Richard Mann, former
I to NATT ,t. I Public Works officer of the 11th
Omdr. Rivers! came :
Memphis, 'in July of 1950 a Naval District with headquarters I'
a Center
in San Diego. He is a graduate of
po-rtion the Naval Academy, class of '34,
and acquired his degree in civil
Jax in January -
at NATTCenter,
cer engineering at Rensselaer Poly-
of this year. In his present
I technic Institute, New York.
capacity: Comdr Rivera 18 in On April 26, the Jacksonville

,' charge with both supervisory and of TilE FIRST SWIM-Durlng these warm days a dip In the pool feels good. Shown here are theopening Chamber of Commerce will honor j
administrative responsibility of swimming last Saturday at the Main- Comdr. Peltier with a dinner,
which I day frolickers who were on hand at the first day
4,000 military personnel while other pools will sponsored by the Naval Affairs
i make up the present complementof side pool. The WAVES pool likewise had its opening day last Saturday, I Committee .1'.1'I

NATTCenter. open in the very near future "

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I April 19, 1951 JAX AIR NEWS *ac :The

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L 'h MI/J V. | -Six Bits' -

--- By ARTHUR MURRAY If you. are one of the few

f-- that joined the Navy before
1 Fainou International Teacher of the Dance
you graduated from high I

1 .I school, a place and a diploma II I

; awaits in the education of-

I' fice. Courses are available that

!;. will 'give you credit for up to

,I two years of college.
N Mme.=
FARTNERS LEFT I For interested first class, chief
1 / SHOULD ARM N and officer personnel, there are
1 C6MFOMTAUY STAND ( EXTINOED.IG11TlY I Naval Correspondence courses to
ERECT AND A MAN LOONS further your knoweldge of the
CLOSEENQUGII ANEADOVERr Navy. If you are eager to learn
TOSSTNERSOTHAT IY STEF IN GIRLSRIaNrTN SNOULDlRM and help yourself, go to the edu-
AN'S A R M IS FIRMLY GIRL LOON cation office and contact HarryE.
AROUND OVUR RIGHT Pernell, ADCAP), Billie Hes-
.. ADE ongratulations are extended to
Ralph N. Harris, AM3, who has

:J .QoaV 1)f eocea !ric.ft been notified he will be awardedhis
0,4,. exttI1vtT' > high school diploma as a result q0
cAm style ancinfpoUure.Iashroned of taking USAFI courses. t'l l 01 W? "
is *" \ .
'' u'l'/j Another man hit the "brown-
jL&Jz wad bagger" trail when Bill McCluerwas
a married last week.
\ hazardto
f Leroy Paso reported back to
otherdACYT the squadron after six months

TAD to Physical Training; James.
\ 3 Wilder,. ADC, reported aboard for I ,
) duty and was assigned to the
6 ugovtsr.C check crew and Joe Bill, PRAN, STARTING A l\IASTERPIECE-Three months work has already
755eaayra and Charles Schreck, AMAN gone into this "relief" plaque which Lt. Peter V. Siegel Carrier -

I- 'f st nd o fly have both returned from wellearned Air Group Four medical officer and flight surgeon, prepares
ij m t vacations. for, the Academy of General Practice. Siegel, whose wood carvings
b ,rolnrtr h. Fasron 6 got off to a booming are the talk of Cecil Field, does all his carving by hand. Somt ;
start in Softball when they won of his work are masterpieces.

over Fasron 109, 6-4. Dean Mil-
1 ('udd/y t ler, ADAN, started on the mound MARVELS IN. WOOD CARVING
wade erg e r som and stayed the distance with
leis a Norman Fox receiving.
1 snCertacsi Scoring began in the first inning CREATED BY CECIL OFFICERWhat :

okcrs when Robert Harris connected
hr + probably could bea
... and blasted a homer with one SOME OF HIS wood
carvingsare "
.. and/fo%) on. The fleet running of Charles lucrative vocation for a Ce- nothing less than breathtaking -

the/adfirmi Huntz chalked up another when cil Field Naval officer is just -the 'work of a real master.

i he stole home in the first. another hobby with him. One of his works, a set of figur- "'
The Exec. and the C.O. were
Recently called back to active ine candle holders has brought an
members of the spectators
t, service and offer of $200, but Siegel does not .
.. after the team had shown their now serving with ,
ability to win, Coach Frost feels Carrier Air Group Four, Lt. Pet- sell his wares. He works at it
sure there will be a bigger turn er V. Siegel, has a collection of as a hobby.
/ out for future games. wood carvings, Including figurinesand Siegel, who is presently medical
various other subjects, whichis officer and flight surgeon of Air .
Perhaps the only Fasron to the envy of not only the hob- Group Four, has been carving sub-
work on carriers with their byists but of collectors of valuable jects out of wood "practically all
N 1// planes Fasron 6 qualified three wood carvings.His his life." He was called back to :(

LESSON S-How to Hold Your Partner pilots last week with field carrier collection is his very own, active service last September. 1
Our first two lessons discussed the Benefits of Dancing, the landing practice. Lt. (jg) AdrainG. for he carved them himself. Presently The Cecil Field medic has won t''

Magic Step and how to keep time with the music. You were told to Beck, Lt. (jg) Herbert Rupp, he is working at the Hobby I several prizes with his work In
practice the Fox Trot step alone. Now you are ready to dance with and James W. Christ, AMCAP), Shop at Cecil Field on a "relief" thA recent Jacksonville II 0 b by"3
a p artner. were the qualifiers. plaque for the American Academy Show he won the blue ribbon for
"White Hat of the Week" goes of General Practice. In civil wood carving and placed ligh in .
There's to be timid I
. .r no reason about this-whether left foot, his toes lead and step to Donald A. Gibeaut, PNSN, whois ian life he was a doctor at Smith- the yearly exhibit conducted by ':'
or frightened directly toward his partner's record yeoman and alternate son, Mo.School the American Physicians Art As. ,
the is wife or
partner your right foot as she moves it back. legal yeoman for the squadron.Don socia tion.
girl friend. For the sake of your i a a transferred into Fasron in of Justice in Newport, .;1.
own self-confidence, you may, if Rhode Island, where he finished ONE (1
I December 1949 after graduatingfrom OF SIEGEL'S more recent :'(
The looks her -
over partner'
you wish, practice at home before right shoulder. She keeps PN' school in San Diego, sixth in a class of forty. The creations, a Navy wing insignia, "
making a public debut on Htfk California. school proved to be extremely hangs over the entrance of the
eet in correct alignment with
the ballroom floor. her partner's. After his graduation from high interesting to Don and he intendsto Officers Club entrance at Cecil
school in Jackson, Ohio, in 1949. continue the study of law when Field and has caused quite a bit
The first thing is to learn how When she steps backward with where he finished with National discharged.Don of favorable comment.
to hold her right foot, her toes lead and is currently taking advantage The job he is
".. your partner correctly. Honor Society Awards for two now working on, 1;
Study above illustrative drawings step directly away from her part.ner's years in succession, Don joinedthe of the excellent education his plaque, (shown in accompanying ) 1
accompanying this lesson. left foot. Navy and his record shows facilities offered in Fasron 6. lie picture) for the medical sen ';
.. I Avoid the "stranglehold" positions I recently completed "college chern.istry" ciety, has '1
The accepted position for dancing that he has continued his excel- already included three
and don't try to be a"smarty" and plans to begin 'Psy months toil and
has changed little, if any, in lent marks. may another
the past decade or two. Exaggerated on the floor. If you After reporting to Fasron he chology and Life" in the near three months or so to finish. He
poses are neither com- cultivate good posture, learn to spent a short time at the Naval future. works on it daily at the Cecil ;
hold partner and When not studying ashore
fortable nor attractive. Intelligent your easily or Field Hobby Shop.
couples always assume a gracefully, you will have a lot version Of the Magic Step. Plus courting, Don likes to work cross His work is of dual consolation; j,
more fun dancing. And so will more dance hints and Illustra word puzzles or swim. He is now He loves his work and take "
position that is flee from affec- pride .\\J
partner. tions. studying hard for the third class
) ,
tation of kind-a that In it, and so does the public.
any pose So-practice holding a partner CAVF i?am LESSOV ANO exams in July as he wants to :]
makes for grace and comfort on and practice the Magic Step MAKE A FOLIO OF; TIIESIFOR I make a good showing for the time '::1
the dance floor.
given last week. FUTURE IlEFERENCE. he spends in the Navy.
(Next week: The ConversationStep (Copyright 1951 N,2
Partners should stand com In the Fox:: Trot-another by Arthur Murray) Hell Razor Pilots
fortably erect and close enough - _
ao that each step is easily coordi '" ; To'Commander ;
nated. The man's right arm is Garner 'E's In I i

f f' placed firmly around the gill, his C '
hand held just below her should- i Rocket
der His left hand should be held
When Lcdr. James P, Lynch, 1
I 30 as to avoid collision with other i four consecutivebull'se'es
Communications officer, was ordered ,
dancers. As he dances, he looks four in
in attempts '
" to report to the office of ,
over the girl's right shoulder.
recent rocket firing both Lt. I'
I Capt. Douglas T. Day, commanding
j; When he steps forward with his
Chuck McCandless and Lt.
(jg) officer of the Naval Air Station
(jg) Dick Dana of VF-174 won j and found Lcdr. Howard N. .
their Navy "E's" and at the'same Moore officer
legal there aheadof v
Arllnir Murray Says: time equalled a record in him, he made a quick mental .
this phase of aerial competitionset survey of his activities over the t1?
1. Stand erect, naturally, here last year by Lt. Dale past several days. *\
comfortably. When starting to < z VV. Fisher of VF-14. His fears were allayed when he
dance, rise so that jour weight Other pilots of the "Hell Ra- learned that a surprise ceremony '!:,
l 1. placed evenly on the Bole of zors" who also garnered "E's"in had been planned by the Cap'j'j
r.hoe-not the heel. rockets were Lcdr Jesse Miller
your tain in which both officers were li j
:2. Dance In the position that o executive officer of VF-174; promoted to the rank of full commander. :
feels best both to yourself and Lt. (jg) Jack Borbidge, Lt. (jg) ""|-

.' to your partner Not too close, Bill Nealow, Lt. (jg) Geprge Comdr. Lynch, a native cf Philadelphia f
:";" yet not too far apart Dent. Ensign Wally Burgess, graduated from the Naval 3. Do not curl your arm under and Ensign Don Baird.A Academy at Annapolis in 1941. '$
L factor that contributed to During the war he submarine J
partner's. Fancy and was on -
, your the unusually high squadronscore but later for $
I trick holds are no longer the duty, applied
fashion. Hold your elbows fair- in rocket competition was flight training, receiving his wings *<
the expert work performed by at NAS Christi Texas. He
ly high, almost to shoulder Corpus $
the squadron's ordnance and
height. arrived at NAB Jax in July. 1950. -*
maintenance crews Comdr. Moore received his degree "$j
4. Make yourself tall. Hold ,
...._______._ .. in law at the University of '
1 your head high with the chest .<<'"u ......... Set Up Research Center Arkansas, his native state enter ,,,2

.. ', out and the chin In. Keep your GAIN COVETED "E"-Feeling; pretty !good about the whole Detroit (AI
feet close together thing, seven of eight "Hell Razors' of VF-174 who were awarded tomotive research center, available after several years of practice. "
5. Keep your feet off the the Navy "E" for rocket firing, pose in front of one of their squadron to industrial firms engagedin Recently he received advance ,notice -
floor 88 much as possible. Hold aircraft. Kneeling left to right are, Lt. (Jg) Dick Dana; Lt. defense work and to the of orders to report for duty .<
jour partner In front of you (jg) Bill Nealow; Ens. Don Baird. Standing, left to right, Lt. (Jg) Armed Forces, will be constructed as legal officer at NAS Sublc Bay
or about an inch to the right. Jack Borbidge; Lt. (jg) Chuck McCandless; Ens. Wally Burgessand at the Detroit Arsenal, Center in the Philippines However i. .
Turn your toes out rather thanIn. Lt. (jg) George Dent. Absent when photo was taken was Lcdr. Line, Micji., the Ordnance-Tank will first complete a seven week's ,'
Jesse Miller executive officer of the squadron who also garnered Automotive Center recently an course at the Naval School of Military -.

the award. I nounced. Justice at Newport, It .Lt ; t I


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Tennis Squad

Trims RivalPensacola

'S NAS varsity netmen faced
e,. some of the top college stars of
the nation in bitterly contested
matches last week that saw the
local squad drop two games to col-
lege aggregations and score a de-
cisive win over a highly touted
With Gerry IlyneNATTCenter's Pensacola Navy crew.

million dollar indoor pool was the scene match la an with abbreviated Birmingham seven Southern game-

of one of the most successful aquacades in the history of last Thursday, the Navy squad

the station. There was a capacity crowd of enthusiastic wound up on the shor end of a '"
spectators who went away well satisfied with the gala af- 5-2 score due mainly to the stele
luplay of the college's numberone
; man Wade Herron. who is a
Both military and civilian entries put on a show that former National Amateur Junior

will be hard to be equalled for a long time to come. Eleven II champion and who is now rank- ".
ed the top interscholastic
local Navy men and twenty-five Jacksonville bathing beauties singles competitors.Owen .
took part in the show_ Chief! John Scott and Mrs 5V\ol_ Williams whose consist-

jofD County Red Cross life saving; division; joined I BOWLING KINGS-Shown Immediately after capturing the ently fine playing has highlightedthe

their efforts to make the show the success that it was. station intra-mural bowling championship is the CPO squad, varsity's seasonal play. and
which defeated Fleet Air Eleven in finals. Bill Graham scored a duo of sin-
Wing the Left to right,
The show started out with demonstrations by Navy standing are, Gordon Teets, l.d: Maslanka, John King, Pete Wit- gles wins for NAS to keep the locals -
men Don McDermott and Miles Nash. The two men showed korski and Virgil Morris In front is George Lillicotch. Missing is from a whitewashing at the
the procedure followed by all pilots in escaping safely froma Art Arlandella. hands of the versatile collegians.Saturday's .

water crashed plane, and simulated conditions existing i ia in, 7-2 victory over
Pensacola vindicated the locals
watery landing by an aircraft. Every phase,of emergency Fliers Suffer First Loss determination to atone for an
escapes that will be encountered by Navy pilots ditching i in early season setback they suffered r
the sea was reenacted in the pool. from the expert racket wielders -
from Pensacola. The loss
marked only the thiifl time in two
The "Dilbert Dunker", one of two such training devicesin To Fla. Southern 6.-2 years of competition that the

the Navy, was piloted by Miles Nash to a watery grave. crack Pensacola squad had been

Nash expertly shed his parachute and freed himself from defeated.
After two straight victories Jax Navy's Flier setback Leon Wilson, Owen Williams,
any retarding lines to emerge safely and quickly from the
George Chalmers, Len Curtis
simulated crash. > on their heels for their first loss of the season in their and Bill Graham annexed singles
home debut Tuesday falling victim to Florida Southern 6-2
The enlightened crowd, however was soon thrown intoa wins for the varsity squad
at Mason Field. and Chalmers and Williams
laughing mood, as a "drunken sailor" wandered into the racked up a 1-6, 6-3 and 6-3
middle of the show, climbed errmgly on the diving board, Fliers In their play next host to home Stetson fray University the-I Leading the 13-hit attack for doubles victory while Curtis "

stumbled up the l ladder leading to the high reaching cat Monday, April 23. In the I the Fliers was Don Manning, who I and Reedy won their doublesby
:walk, and proceeded to walk hand over hand above the open meantime they travel April 19 the collected 4 Ed singles in five trips to I cisive default to give NAS a de-
plate. Karpinski scored a victory.
and 20 to Camp LeJeune and trekto
:water along a guide rail. Gainesville April 24 to battle booming; round-tripper to left-cen.1 As in the previous contest with
# the Florida University freshmen. ter and scored behind a runner. Pensacola which the locals dropped -
He was hotly pursued by the "sheriff" stationed at the Southern's victory avenged an Leonard' Faustyn kept his hitting' by the same score they won
earlier defeat at the hands of the attack alive by getting a double b y Saturday the over-all tallydidn't
pool, but managed to stay well ahead of the enforceruntilhe Fliers! in the season's opener. The and two singles to drive in a big indicate the keen competition -
lost his grip and made quite a fountain of spray as he Fliers took their first encounter tally. Willie Wilson drove in existing between the two
plummeted to the pool, where he was "rescued"' and chal- from the Mocs 7.4. Last Sunday three runs on a triple and a single. Navy squads. Every point was
lenged by his pursuer. It was not known that the intruderwas the Fliers defeated Raiford Prison Gushanas struck out four and I fought for and most of the games
5-2. allowed ony two extra knocks, onea were extended with the marginof
a member of the show until he raced his challengerand I
victory resting on a single
The Fliers started off as if to triple and the other a double.
won. lie at time in service or return.
repeat their win over Southern, was no any real
The Red Cross mermaids stole the spotlight when they as second sacker Chet Neely hom- trouble, and was effective in the I. Owen Williams and the doubles -
ered in the first and tallied another clutches. Bob Lee was the losing team of Len Curtis and Herb
presented a skilled performance in forming a pin wheel in I
marker in the second frame pitcher for Raiford. Ellis were the only local winners
the middle of the pool. Precision, poise and skilled performance when Bill Saunders doubled and I I in Monday's contest with the touring -
on the part of the girls won the admiration of the came home on a single by Len j University of Cincinnati
crowded arena. I Faustyn. However, this was all | Flight Winners squad.
,1 I the scoring the Fliers were ableto Williams took a 3-6 '.'7, and
remainder of the : 6-3 decision from Cincinnati's
do for the
Highlight of the show was the diving exhibition put on : fray. j Decided In NAS Jerry Gilbert and Curtis and

by the cream of crop of diving experts. As each man took Play Stetson Here Ellis were forced to go all out

his turn on the board, the dives gained in degrees of diffi- The Mocassins came back to I, Links TourneyPlay as they defeated their college
culty, but were balanced by perfection on the part of the knot the count in the third on I opponents 6-4, 4-6 and 9-7.
entries. three singles, a sacrifice and a I in the station golf tournament Featured in the afternoon's activities -
walk. They added four more inth. was the brilliant court .,
The clowns, too, made a big "splash". As each clown hit v eighth to clinch the verdict. posted has in concluded every flight with as winners a resultof work of Tony Trabert, Cincin-
the water, mountains of spray engulfed the onlookers who Bill Righter and Chuck Webb delayed matches played last nati's number one man and presently ,-
headed for cover, but not too far away to miss any of the shared the mound chores for the week. ranked as the number on)
antics on the part of the swimmers. There is still in the Fliers, allowing nine bingles. Bill Foulk as reported last inter-collegiate competi-
Chuck Senger worked for Florida week defeated Charles Weiss, 6-5 tor.The
minds of doubt of whether the members of the show
many, a Southern, giving up five safeties. for the station championship.Last efficiency with which the
", or the spectators had the most fun. Saturday's action found Cincinnati star worked was shownin
This is the first water show Chief Scott has directed Opener Bob Thiel defeating Dave Hen- his win over the varsity's Leon
Copping their initial game derson. 4-3, for first flight honors. Wilson who, himself, is a former
I, but the success attained by Scott in his debut as a director 1951 season, the Fliers displayed Dave Mosier bested Paul George, University of Florida star and
makes it plain to see that he will do well in the future. Mrs. timely hitting to defeat 5-4 to claim the championshipof Southern Conference doubles
'; Zoeller also did a grand job in her part of the spectacle. We I Florida Southern College at Lake- the second flight while third champion and who just recentlywon
land, Florida, 74. Showing that both the singles and doubles
flight honors went to Ted Bran
salute the directors, participants, and all hands in makingthe the training during the Spring sessions don who outlasted Charles Rey, crown in the Beaches tournament.
show such a resounding success. You can feel sure every paid off, the Fliers cut lose Tomorrow the varsity tangles
person witnessing the show has voted for you, a "well done". with seven tingles including a 54.The fourth and fifth flight win- with Florida State University net-
I home run, triple and two doubles. ners were decided last week when men at Boone Park Saturday
Bob Becker was effective on Julius Early defeated Bob Tick, they play Florida Southern at ,I
'! Perhaps the sportiest of sports, track, is in the estima- the mound for the Fliers. He al- 4-2 for top honors in the fourth Boone Park and on Monday they ;
.' tion of many, the one sport that emphasizes the individual. lowed ten hits, but seven of these flight, and John Zwatschka out- journey to Lakeland for a return
t 1: Whether it is the one-hundred yard dash, the mile run, or were singles. The other three consisted lasted Doc Lyons, 3-2 for fifth engagement with Saturday's op-

pole vaulting, each entry relies on his skill to either bring triples.of lie a walked two-bagger two men and two and flight honors. onents.

him a victory or runner-up honors. struck out three, to chalk up his

This individualism is not intended to give the track: mana first victory.

feeling of superiority or a swollen head, but it does call Chester Neely, Fliers second
for a man of the highest mettle, and gives him a chance to baseman was the big noise at outa the
plate for the day, slamming
feel he is not just a member of a great team, but an indi- home run, double and a single.He .
vidual running against another sportsman. drove In three runs and scored

The competition in a track meet is without a doubt the three more, accounting for six the of
the seven runs coming across
f keenest of any sport known, and the satisfaction of know-f plate for the Fliers. l !

ing that you are the best in your event is worth the sweat- Bill Wilson Navy firstsacker,

ing, running and tiring efforts exerted in conditioning yourself collected a booming double and
for the season.Unfortunately. -- drove In a big run to add to thelocals' -S' w
tallies. Others scoring in ,
there are no facilities on the station to the hit column were Zig Zieglerwho _
satisfactorily condition a man in preparation for a track also drove in a run on a two-

meet, but now is the time to come up with the old "if there'sa baggier. Becker with a single and > d

will there's a way". The station harbors many former and ard run driven Faustyn in with and backstop a single. Leon

t T future track stars who eagerly take to the sodded paths and' Bill Tolle was charged with the : S

roads for their conditioning grounds. loss for Florida Southern. Ii' : '

n That all important second wind can be gained only by Down Jlalfortl -

, hard, long running, and with plenty of sunshine and fresh' In their second time out, the S _
Fliers bested Kaiford Prison last
To you men wishing to compete in track events and get Sunday.pitching 9-6 of ,Jetty behind Joe the

into condition, but seem to be having trouble 'finding run- .................-
ning mates, it is hoped you will be able to get together and The Cleveland Indians have BACK AND FORTH-Wade Herron (forward court), BlrmJnham (-
to another. interested signed a contract for a return to Southern No. 1 man and former National Amateur Junior
render assistance one Anyone can
their training base at Tuscon, champ returns one to Leon Wilson, Jax Navy varsity star in one
contact this corner, and maybe get the chance to prepare Arizona, next Spring, with an of their matches last Thursday Herron took Wilson. G.l.3., and
for any coming meets you may choose to'run in" option for 1953. Southern took Jax Navy in the team match 52.'age .


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Volleyball Crew Action PicksInfraMural Up In Fast

1 Meets Fla. State

: Here April 28 Softball Race

Florida State University With a week and a half of play under their belts intra-mural

t softballers are cruising over a rough sea of wins and losses.In .
| volleyballers, who have been
the National League action
Florida AAU for 175. It Dick Norris
( champions I the past week, VA-175 trounced was the full
the two and are route for the VA-men to post his
past ;years I Supply 7-3 in a bitterly fought
first win Junior
[ the Mid-South and Dixie Conference 'IP J I diamond classic. Hitting honors Maloney of the of season Supply while tasted his

collegiate championsfor : Lw. for the winners went to a five-
I first defeat.
will : ..,y,3 .od4eYeeeoc '':,_ I some, Riley Boyer, Edward Pan- Operations Flight Division

this year compete .... ,._, _, nasch, Yandell Kimberlin, Dick
s.F'Atie ,.
;;;:.rf.III.'V: : = > v """"" ;r.''''''ss.'aa..we..nver:" ae.n.'o.' walked over Operations Aerology
the NAS volleyball team
with Norris, and Leo Kittiko who each
8-2. Renville
stood alone for hit-
| in a match April 28 at the INTRA-MURAL SOFTBALL ACTION-Bunton of O & R bingled for the team's five hits. ting honors with four timely hits

mainside gym.In takes a swing at one of hurler Moon's (VF-173) fast ones during For the losers -toe Pilkingtonand for the winners. The losers John

an effort to hold their keen action in National division intra-mural play. Moon set down O&R Billy Smith each bagged one Lujick, Bob McCoy, and Chuck
edge of condition for the National with one hit as VF-173 won 1-0. Behind the plate is Turay. of the two hits given up by VA- Rhoads each swung for a single-;

meet at Springfield in early May, Headrick went all the way for
the visitors selected Nas Jax Linksmen Net the Flight men to rack the win.

| as the team that has given them Who Broke Maglie's Streak? Starter Bob Sourbeer was handed
the loss.
the most competition in the past

h, two years and Is most likely to 9th Straight Congratulations go to Lt.ships to his credit. His resig- I In a pticher's duel O&R nosed
force them to their best. Gregory 1L Fortune of VF-916 nation in 1932 sent presses to out VF-173, 1-0. Spang and Ku-
FSU is the winner of rash won honors at the by
Although for the correct answer to last rolling and headlines blazing. plate
the last two Florida AAU tournaments TriumphJax .week's : The baseball world knew that I each tagging a double. With a no-
Sports Quiz question
they had to go alloutto 'What Major League manager they had lost a real trouper. i hit, no-run day in the making,
hold Jax Navy to the runnersup team made it and This week we stick to the pinch-hitter Barnes stepped in to
Navy's golf das won tire most pennants
the plate in the last of the
spot and were decisively defeated wins without loss same tempo and inquire once sev-
nine straight a how many?
in several matches prior to Southern again into the laurels of the enth and slammed out the only
. the '50 tournament. by defeating Birmingham The answer of course was the seasonal safety tallied against O&R's win-
College, and Charleston Navy Incomparable J. McGraw "ffiVSSS'hlt hurler Moon. Sewell
Boasting of a formidable line- ning was the
up that includes Danny Hobbs linksmen last week. who won ten flags hj run last season Lt losing moundsman.In .

and Charlie Floyd, All-Mid-South The golf aggregation registeredIts McGraw, who to the baseball broke pitcher Sal Maglie's the American League, VP-5
J.; spikers and Emerson Kramer, All tigM-h win by soundly trounc- world was an immortal, won shut-out streak at 45 InningsT"all shellacked VF-171, 10-2. Bill .
(}3 Mid-South set-up man, the colle- ing the Birmingham club, 9-0. ten with his favorite New First correct answer to the Wood, who drubbed out 3 for 4,

gians will nevertheless have to go Low man for the locals was Bill York Giants. His pennants quiz wins a free full course took batting honors. Five singles

all out to 'defeat the locals who Foulk with 73, followed by Wright were won between the years meal at the civilian cafeteria, were scattered among the 171
North, 74, and Bill McWilliams, lineup. Russ Lantz took the win
can boast of such well known 1904-1924 and never, after 1911, good any day of the week.
75. Foulk defeated his opponent, for the patrolers while Art Weis-
stars as John Cram, Tom Abbott, was there more than three To insure an even distribu-
3-0 did North and McWilliams.The man dropped his first decision of
Jim Nunn and Ralph Callahan, as years between a championship. tton of the Jax Air News, no
the latter two who made the ninth win came at Charleston the year.
Along with his fine feat of answers will be accepted prior Lieutenant's
Florida AAU selections for 1951. when the locals took the flag winning McGraw also had to 0900 Friday, the day follow First Division
t; Practice for the Navy team Is meet, 18%-8%. Wright North three world series championing publication. M.A.D., 14-11. Timely
slated for 11:00: to 12:30: dally. was the low medalist of the day singles and good pitching by Tom
Although the line-up is fairly well with a 74. Close behind was Leo Spokes won him both batting

set, all hands are invited to come Marchel with 78, Charles Weiss, Softballers Season's honors and the decision. For the
out and display their wares. 79; Bill Foulk, 80; Ken Sutton, Varsity Drop losers hitting goes to Andy Gill
Jimmy Weeks and Lienau.
The match will take place about 82; and Bill McWilliams, 85. Leroy

2:00: o'clock on the 28th and will Foulk and McWilliams won four Opener To Cecil Field. Entry 7-5 Losing VP-10 pitcher subdued was ComFairJax Lineau. 14-

climax the visitor's stay here. On points and lost five, while Ken 6. in a fray splashed with errors.

the preceding day they are scheduled I Sutton and Wright North teamedto Jax Navy's varsity softball team felt the sting of defeat in itsseason's ComFair's; Donald Duffy, little

to give demonstrations at the win 6 and lose 3, and Leo Mar- I opener Monday night, falling victim to rival Cecil Field, 7-5, man with the big bat, had a perfect -
Jacksonville high schools as part chel combined with Charles Weissto at the
day plate only to see
of an effort to arouse local volleyball top their opponents, 81h-',2. in a Jacksonville City League encounter. his team go down in defeat. Big

) interest. Defending champions of the 'outfielder Tom Durrance the only Don Walsh had a relatively good

City League, the locals outhit the one/' to garner more than one swat. day with the lumber also, bang-
Softball Managers NARTU Cops NationalIM neighboring sailors six hits to Statistics show seven runs on ing out two for thre VP-10's
r three, but were unable to bunch I three hits and two errors for Cecil pitcher Don Harkins was the
To Meet Monday Lo'op Golf Crown their bingles. :and five runs, on seven hits and proud winner of the game while
With an inslde-the-park homer two errors for Jax Navy.
..'.. NARTU'S golf squad was ComFair's Joe Law "bit the
p An important meeting of all crowned National League golf by first baseman Gene Horton, Six Returnees dust," after yielding but five hits.
NAS Intra-Mural softball winner last week completing intramural and five bingles, Jax Navy was With Homer Smith and Sam VP-861 showed its best formof
l' league team representativeshas competition in both di unable to get over the hump in Black at the helm of this year's the season and defeated strong

been called by Physical visions. NARTU will meet American its initial start of the season. varsity, the team is still in the VP-10, 7-4. With excellent sup-
Training officials for Monday, division winners, Adm- Cecil Field went ahead in the formative stage, so to speak. Six port from teammates and four
April 23 at 0900( in building Comm-ComNab 6 this week to fourth frame, and despite rallies returnees from last year's squad hits divided between Cotch Har

930.All decide the station intra-mural by the varsity, was never headed form the nucleus of this year's well and Chuck Bollegar, pitcher
representatives are urgedto championship. Final National again. Oliver nicked his firs win of the

attend. League standings: Good Pitching nine.A call is still being sent out for year. Hitting for the losers was

National League Al Gonyea and Ben Kissee, for- players who wish to make a bid i held to a minimum as Oliver ''I:

NARTU ...99 mer All-Navy hurler and former for positions on the varsity soft- : pitched no hit for five Innings but "
Jax Tars In First CFJ-FAW 11-CAG 17 _97 member of the Groton Eagles, who ball aggregation. Practice is held got a bit wild and was relievedby

went to the 190 state semifinals, daily at 1600 at field No.1, except Bollegar. Don Harkins was
Fasron 109 95 worked on the hill for the losing on days when games are the losing pitcher.In .
Home Tilt Friday VP-3 95 lax Navy nine, although allowingbut scheduled. AH interested are wel- Monday's action In the National
VF-172. 69 three tingles between them. come. League FAW 11 toppled
" The Jacksonville Tars, who Fasron 6 66 Edwards, Appelcate and Gieblez Operations Photo Lab 11-10. Scor-
opened their Sally League sea- VP-5 58 picked up the three Cecil bingles. Within the next week in City ing for the winners was accounted

son at Savannah Wednesday VP-861 43 Jax Navy touched hurler "Rip" League competition the locals for by Benny Hinderlighter
night arrive at home Friday nightto Sewell for seven safeties, with meet Fasron 9 April 23 and Happy's who hit safely three times in succession -
play host to the same Savannah Sports Center, April 25. All with mates aboard. Pho-
club in their home debut. City League games are night to's Watson Allen managed to
The game is slated at 2015 at games played at LackawannaPark bag a pair of singles against the

the Jacksonville ball park, located in Jax. ,tight pitching of Mike O'Shea the
on Myrtle Avenue. vW x@ Yt h winning pitcher of the fray. Bill
The Tars close the two game Oraeitas was credited with the

1" home urday stand night with and after the Indians a short Sat-trek Be Sure to Post loss.Strong NARTU trimmed Oper- \,

.+ away, come back to their home ations Aerology, 6-4, in a good
bailiwick to home Softball Scores exhibition of softball. Eddie Coxe

stand next Tuesday, April 24. led the winners in hits by belt- J
They open on that date with Managers and coaches of ing out 2 for 3. For the Reservists ,
Charleston and then take on Au- NAS intra-mural softball entries I Chuck Reichenbach also rapped -

gusta in a three game series be- are reminded to post their i out two hits. Johnny Murray-

>ginning April 27. scores as promptly as possible was the winning twirler and Bob
" with the Jax Air News or Sourbeer took the loss.
Two Deadlock For Physical Training.As With many of the teams fail ;
ing to turn in their scores of '
last week
the I
reported ,
Blind Bogey HonorsCapt. selection of the all-star teamto games played, a compilation of (
in the American and
Allen Smith and Comdr. be made at the conclusion standings '
National divisions is impossibleat
William Lyons tied for first placein of the season will be determ-
the weekly blind bogie with ined on the amount of coopera- this '. .

nets of 73. C. C. Roberts took tion received from each entryIn Sam Bankhead, brother of
,second place honors with a 72. posting data on games. I
pitcher Dan Bankhead of the
also captured top
Comdr. Lyons will be the first
honors -In closest to the pin de- GOLF AWARDS-Winners and runners-up in the recent 72- Dodgers,
Carlos Pascual home- club in organized
Pitcher to
partment onNo.. 18, when his hole medal play golf tourney congregated last Friday to receive I manage a
and lovesick sent backto signed, :March 17
sick was baseball having ,
Left Mike Hollack 3rd flight
pill reclined two feet from the their trophies. to right are, Ensign ,
his native Havana the to Farnham of the Provincial -
[ winner; Chief Jesse Bush, 2nd flight winner; Comdr. Porter F. by pilot
pin.C.. C. Roberts won the longest Bedell NAS executive officer who made the presentations; Chief Washington Senators, March 21. I League. Bankhead, *
"I don't want to be troubled with shortstop, will be a playing man
I drive of the day on No. 17, with Dick Middleton, 1st flight winner; Rear Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery '
I a slamming 260-yarder down the 2nd flight runner-up and Comdr. Paul George, 3rd flight run- any homesick Cubans, said man- I ager. He hit .292 for the Homestead -
middle. ner-up. Absent from the photo are Bud Herman, 4th flight winner; ager Bucky Harris of the Nats. Grays last season and
i | 4th Frank Govern and Bill Haas, After Pascual marries, he will piloted the Grays to pennants in
J Longest putt of the day was Bill Chase, Jr" flight runner-up;
EL registered by Court Norton on No. championship flight winner and runner-up respectively and pitch for Havana (Florida Inter- the negro professional loop in '
national 1949 and 1950.
: 18, as he knocked in a 20-footer. Charles Weiss, 1st flight runner-up. )



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prohibited by Defense Department Chief of Staff, U. ,8. Army .
regulations. This column will,
however, list such services as We were certainly sorry to hearof By Armed Forces Press Service

available housing, rides wanted, the recent serious illness of Appointed Chief of Staff, U. 2.
lnst and found articles,' and other Tom Cowan's little boy. Tim, whois Army, August 16, 1949.
similar notices). in St. Vincent's Hospital. Lat- Born In New Orleans, La., May
FOR RENT L est reports are that little Tim has 1, 1896 Graduated from U. S.
Bedrm. with kitchen privileges or passed the crisis and is on the Military Academy, Class of 1917;.
road to recovery. We hope he with Bachelor of Science degre..
share home with couple, 4312
makes a speedy recovery. Commanded battalion of 18tk
De :Medica Ave. K L. Anson, ...
Ph. 85827. Mildred Fowler of the Contract Infantry in Germany, 1919. ,
__ Section has been improving and Assistant Chief of Staff, Plans
1 bedrm. house, 2 car gar. $80 per n A6KON 9ni.NSPtYrED; ) -Rear Adm. AlfrE.l Montgomery, expects to leave the hospital very and Training. American Forces in
mo. 915 Talbot St. Mrs. J. Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, inspects enlisted men of the shortly. Huntley Cox of the Rec- Germany, 1920-1921.
Rainer Ph. 25874.
electronics division of Fasron 9 during personnel inspection of ords Section is no longer confinedto Graduated from Infantry
.Furn. 5 rm. cottage, $75 per mo. the squadron last Friday at Cecil Field. Accompanying the Ad- the hospital but has returned School, Fort Benning, Ga., 1926. '
Claudes Motor Court, 3203 W miral are, left to right, Capt. Allen Smith, Jr., Chief of Staff of home to recuperate. Command and General Staff
Beaver St. Mrs. Tatra, Ph. 2.1 I ComFairJax; Comdr. Laurence Williamson, commanding officerof Robert M. Garth and the Missusare School, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.,
9392.Turn. 1I. Fasron 9 and Electrician William lIollo ay. vacationing this week travel- 1933. Army Industrial Col-
rm. 1447 Avondale Ave., -- -- ing to Atlanta, Tennessee Wash- lege, Washington D. C., 1937. .
Mrs. Lee Schultz, Ph. 2-5930. Roof Tests AgainstFire ington and other points Lt. Army War College, Washington,
I rm. furn. apt., vicinity 5 Pts. I Three Naval Frederick Williams Maintenance D. C.,. 1938.
to sublet until 31 May for priceof I superintendent, spent the week-
one month's rent. Capt. Bombs Being end with his family in Sanford,
:Mayo, Ph. 7-8671, Ext. 309. Air Cadets Fla.
S rms. 15 mi. to NAS or Green Conducted HereIn *

Cove Springs on Highway 220. Willie Dauphin, Tom Andreu F FServed
to resist-
Orange Park, $25 per mo. Mrs. Begin CourseThree an attempt prove and John Henry of Transportation -
ance to fire bombs, tests of two
Jenkins, Drs. Inlet, Fla Ph. went on a fishing trip recently. -
will be
of conducted
types roofing -
83524. Talk about 50 Years of Prog-
Naval Aviation Cadets at the Naval Air Station
2 bedrm. furn. or unfurn. homeat ress. Willie went back about 25
who reported to the Jacksonville Joseph Dabney, of the Aluminum
Orange Park. Available years or more on this trip. The
June 1, Mrs. Sikes, 2946 Down- 'Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Products Company of Jackson- fellows went to Marxville to nice

ing Ave., Ph. 8-5806. for transfer to NAS Pensacola, ville. fishing grounds but weren't catching -
Will share )ge. apt. with couple. Dabney was authorized to make any fish. Willie told the boys
Call 7-4215, 1:30: or 4:00: P.M., Florida, where they will com the tests by Comdr. Eugene J. he knew of a good place where
Mrs. Gormley. mence flight training toward Peltior, officer-in-charge of con- they could catch about 100 .fishso

I rm. upper flat, sub-rent, 3006 winning their Navy Wings of struction. The station alreadyhas off they go.
Talleyrand Ave. Mrs. Cowley, Gold, were taken for a tour of pioneered in the use of the They drove through the woods
Ph. 5-9881. aluminum built-up roof, using about ten miles and finally came
Turn rm. for couple use of kitchen. the Jacksonville Naval Air Sta- aluminum foil instead of paper to a spot that was familiar to Wil-
2704 Green St. Mrs. Smith, tion prior to their departure for for Insulation, of which Dabney lie. He saw the tree where he
Ph. 74256. "The Annapolis of the Air" last holds the patent right. said they used to cook fish and '

4 rm. furn. apt. $55 per mo. 2363 Sunday.The Carpenters today constructedthe from there they started on foot as Chief of Start foP
Myra St. Mrs. George. Ph. 7- three Include James E. :Mc- building forms on which the to look for water. After walkingfor Military Intelligence in the Philip-
4738. Cardell, Harlie B. Helms, Jr., and roofers will erect two panels, one hours, Tom got tired and sat pine Division Assigned dutyIn
1 bedrms. furn. Kitchen privileges, Kenneth A. Williams. of which is expected to be of down. The other two continuedon Office of the Secretary, War -'
$14 per wk. 4342 Appleton Ave. Cadet McCardell of Daytona : aluminum foil insulation and the for Willie was certain this was Department General Staff, Wash-

Mrs. Graham, Ph. 2-1029. Beach completed his second yearof other of glass fibre. After a six the; place. ington, D. C., 1940 Chief of
Working lady will share her home Mechanical Engineering at the weeks period allowed for the pan- Staff, VII Army Corps l. Chiefof
with couple. 5343 Attleboro University of Florida when he be- els to be weather cured, magnesium After waiting for the others to Staff to General Delos C. Em-
Ave., Murray Hill. Mrs. Eve- came a Naval Aviation Cadet. and phosphorous fire bombs return for some time, Tom spotted mons after Pearl Harbor,
lyn C. Clark. Cadet Helms who hails from will be ignited on them to test ; them trudging back. Willie Named Commanding General,
told; them he couldn't find the water 25th: Infantry Division, May, 1942.
Furn. their resistance to intense
apt., priv bath, 311 Plaza, Gainesville, Fla., \\81! a junior in heat.
but he knew for it
: sure was Participated in battle of Guadalcanal
Atlantic Beach. Mrs. Holcomb, Business Administration at the The fire tests will be made on the right place for his father had
and New
Georgia cam-
Ph. 112-5-3132 after 5 P.M. University of Florida when he the fire mat in a remote area at taken him there 25
; years ago. paign.
Furn. rm. & board. 346 E. DuvalSt. became a NA"CAD. the south end of the Naval Air *
Mrs. Hall, Ph. 7-7672. Commanded VII Corps on D-
Cadet Williams also of Gaines- Station. Tomorrow Is day don'tforget
pay so Day in Normandy Captured
2 bedrm. apt., unfurn., Riverside.Mrs. .
ville senior in at to buy tickets to the
Paul was a Pharmacy your Cherbourg with its German army
Ph. 64011.
the University of Florida where Public Works Annual Spring
navy commanders, Von
Furn. bedrm.
4805 Riverdale Rd. ScoutsIn
Call Sasser, Ext. 244. his father Is a professor in the Boy Frolic from any member of the Schlieben and Henneko Cap r
Civil Recreation Committee. A gala .
Engineering Department tured Aachen, Germany.
Will share home with
couple and
child. Gannon Ph. 82939. Enlistments in the Naval Avi- 24-Hour evening has been planned. There Appointed Deputy Commanding
will be fun for all.
ation Cadet General and Chief of Staff Head-
Furn. rm.. 2528 Herschel St., Mrs. program are temporarily for the week Truth ,
I Thought :
Wesseling, Ph. 8-1522. closed, but officials of the quarters, Army Ground Forces,
1 rm., pvt. home., with garage, Jacksonville Naval Air Reserve Camp HereAbout of often its suffers defenders more, thar by; from the heat the Washington, D. C., August 1945.
Director of
Information of
2811 Forbes. Mrs. M. Haga- Training Unit, who are in chargeof I of its
N A V CAD Procurement for arguments opposers. the War Department, December,
I dorn, Ph. 2-3043 t .
300 Boy Scouts from the
North Florida and South 1945. Deputy Chief of Staff
Georgia ,
3 bedrm apt., 3 blocks from boardwalk -
north Florida district will enjoy a '
I 411 3rd Ave., Jax Beach, expect enlistments to reopen late I 24-hour camporee at the Naval Jax Lads U.Holds S. Army, September, 1947 **.,
this Distinguished Service
Mrs. H. Hausen Ph. 5-4849. summer. '
t Air Station from 1530) Friday
Medal (two oak leaf clusters
FOR SALE (Continued from Page 1)
I through Saturday. of r
? Legion Merit
Plans (one oak leaf
j House, 3 bedrms. and 2 baths. Lt. Lay
The will be attended
I camporee Now the lads have a long-dis- cluster) Silver Star
(one leaf
(jg) Bingham, Ext. 792. by selected patrols as a reward tance chance on the bright shiny
(Continued from Page 1) I cluster) .. Seven foreign decora- '
f 3 bedrm. home, 2325 Forbes St. i for conduct and efficiency, according new car. If they happen to have lions:
r $4,100 equity, will sell for $3- double featured parade here dur- I to Horace Williamson, execu- the lucky number that's all right .
100 total $1,200. Mr. Chase, Pr. ing the 50 Years of Progress cel- 'tive secretary for the district. too You don't have to be
91070. ebration. Arrangements at the Naval Air present to win. Author Gives
House trailer, 27 ft. E. C. Fluck, Others introduced by Captain Station have been made by Capt. I
i Ph. 2-0492. Day were Col. William E. Bleak-
Charles A. Dittmar, senior chap-
I Theory: A hunch with a college
Unfurn. 2 bedrm. brick house In ley, USAF Florida State project lain. Tents will be pitched along education Pointers In
DeLand. Contact Mr. Sherwood, officer for Armed Forces Day; the St. Johns River south of Ma- *
3530 St. Johns Ave. Comdr Paul J. George, Navy liai-
; (rear), son Field in the recreation area.
"I Just had car overhauled
Ext. 8114 or 8394. son member Armed Forces Day While aboard the the
'f station Talk
, :
downtown and it cost me $50. Library
MISCELLANEOUSRiders Committee for the state of Flor-
scouts will be privileged to use
dollars for
overhauling a
wanted from Starke, Fla., ida, and Lcdr. Joseph R. Rastat- the Indoor swimming pool. "Fifty"
car? In the first of a seriesof
to NAS, 0800-1630, Ruth John- ter, Jacksonville project officer They also will be given a boat
for Armed Forces "Yeah. A motorcycle cop over- informal talks by Jacksonville
son, Ext. 433. t >Day. cruise on the river and will inspect hauled me on Granby Street." artists and writers, arranged by .
Ride wanted from McDuff, 0730- the operations tower under the NAS library staff and patrons -

1600, Mildred Hodges, Ph. 2- 51 Red Cross the guidance of Comdr George Last year about 325 scouts were Dr. Frank Gill Slaughter,
0059. Chalmers. present for a similar event. author of 14 historical novels, recounted -
Riders wanted from 5 Pts. to .
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Continued from 1) \ to an absorbed audiencethe
( Page
0700-1530 E. Padrck
O&R, L. problems met by an author in
Ph. 525 or 7-6880. (Fire), $7.15:; Dental Department, search of a publisher.
Ride wanted from Laura and Cot $13; Industrial Manager's Office, ., Frankly admitting that for five
tage, 0730-1600, Ruth Barrow, $19; Industrial Relations Depart- i years, in each of which he wrote
Ext. 406. ment $18.17 Marine Barracks,
; an average of 250,000 words
Riders wanted from vicinity E. $83.20; Medical Department, $23; I which realized about $12 yearly,
7th St. to NAS. 0800-1630 C. Miscellaneous, $2.25; Operations the tall, easy-speaking exsurgeonsaid
T. Hundley, Ph. 4-6697 or 8114. $126.06; Overhaul and Repair, a'' that today his earnings ...
$559.74; Public Works, $303.49; amounted to "practically what I
Security Department, $20.85; Sta- could expect had I followed
To Make tion Police, $360, and Supply, original career,"

$342.41. As might be expected, a medical i
(Continued from Page 1) Fleet Air ComFair Jax Staff background is carried throughthe
:; M distributed to foreign nations $41.25; Carrier Air Group No. 17,1 I majority of his books. At.

as well as on a national plane, $22; Fasron 6. $55.62; VA-175, $20; the moment, he said, he has been ..'
the captain said. VF-41, $21.72; VF-172, $14.45; VF- engrossed in a scene in whichone
Shows Local Effort 174, $47.98, and VP-3 $63.25. 2>.. cDo..' of his characters ends her

M; The Malaria and Mosquito Control Others-NARTU, $154.98; NAT- life by a self-injected dose of
4 Unit was selected for cover- TC $570.30; NAS, Cecil Field, morphine. "A truly blood-curd
, age due to its training program $431.22; Fla. Military District, ling bit of writing. It took ten
for active and reserve entomolo- $261.85; Navy Recruiting Station, pages!"
gists, and its achievements in fur- $14.68; Marine Recruiting: Station, Many of Dr. Slaughter's books
thering control measures benefiting $31, and COM NAV 6ND Staff, c% a #:a deal with Florida history touchIng .
t both civilian agencies and the $8.50. > on factual incidents of whichhe

military. In expressing appreciation for I >, is well informed. .a.
Among the outstanding achieve- contributions received during: the At present Dr. Slaughter' is '
ments was the perfection of an 1951 fund campaign Allen G. working on a trilogy based on 'I
automatic disinsectiqn equipmentfor Scarborough, field director of the '0 the life of Luke. The first volume
'.'.. installation overseas air- Red Cross for this activity de- is scheduled for publication
;r; craft. The equipment recently clared, "By these voluntary con- AUTHOR APPEARS AT LIBRARY-Dr. Frank Slaughter, In 1953. About 10 revisions are s il
was adopted as standard equip- tributions personnel make it pos- noted author who makes Jacksonville his home, autographs one required, he said, before a man- s
:.' ment for all Military Air Transport sible for this humanitarian organization of his books for Mary Raker RMSN, following his lecture at the uscript of novel length. Is ready
planes, engaged in transporting to carry out its obliga- staton library last: Wednesday. Dr. Slaughter's appearance was the for the printer. I
casualties from Korea to the tions to the people of this coun- first in a series of informal talks by artists and writers to be heldat Dr. Slaughter was introducedby
United States. try." the Library, Verne Werts, ET2. About 5*

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