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School Starts Next Week---Give The Kids A Brake !



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NO. 21 ".". .' CMU .4er NAB4NUI Fleet Air J"".*.UlUs rirtt Air WUc Uj NMfcl Air Tt'ehalt"l Trillin CrnUrj Xtril HenptUI. JtckMBtllle. 29 AugUSt 1957

All Saints' Starts Too Lillie, Too Laic

Sunday SchoolProgra \ Cordiner Knocks Services'Antiquated'

,, Sept. 1

School starts next week and Pay System

this 'weekend marks the begin-

ning of the All Saints' Protestant fF Up to 15 percent of the military may get pay raises after

Chapel fall Sunday School pro- t the Defense Department's Proficiency Pay Plan starts .op.

gram. This is your Sunday crating within the next two weeks.
School. It Is for all
military per However, the plan is rapped by ance. The key to turnover is first-
sonnel and their in
dependents, Ralph Cordiner, head of the defunct term reenlistments.

the area. Cordiner Committee, as too Cordiner points out that the

Activities of the Sunday School little and too late to revitalizethe principles which guide militarypay

will be held in Building 722, the "antique pay system of the scales have not been revised

All Saints' Protestant activities Armed Forces.; substantially in the history of
building across the street from
CLAIMING THAT the high our country
the Chapel. turnover in skilled men costs Defense The Cordiner program would

Registration Sunday will be $5 billion annually, Cor- cost $249 million in the present

September 1. Parents are askedto diner said that "significant improvements fiscal years, if effective Jan. ],

register all children, whether cannot be achievedby 1958 and $316 million in fiscal
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previously registered or not. bits and pieces or with 1959. In fiscal 1960 the gain
Registration blanks were given "PASSING THE BUCK" September lis the date for changing watered down incentives." would overtake the cost by $132
jobs for tight Attack Squadron 104 officers. The parties con-
children after Sunday School last million it estimated.
cerned recently gathered in the ready room to practice new
lie said balanced
a complete, .
week. These to be in .
are brought
alignments and to "pass the buck" to their reliefs. Engaged in
this Sunday. "buck-passing" are Ltjg "Bullets" Segars, LtJg) Gerry Rich, I program is needed to produce
Parents of children who did Ltjg( ) Bob Boyd, Ltjg(J ) Don Noel, Ensign Mike Bode, Ltjg) long-lasting results. Navy Wives
Rosey Rollins, Ltjg) Joe Robbins and Ensign Walter Heins.
not receive blanks, or who are Cordiner made his point in a

attending for the first time, are strongly-worded 32-page report Select Kiddie

asked to bring the children in to $3,365 In Cash For Ideas delivered before the Senate

Building 722 and register them. Armed Services Subcommittee. Kings QueensNavy

Registrations will be taken He declared the context of the ,

from 0900 to 1100 as a part of the Go To 62 Employees HereSome original Cordiner Report went to Wives Club No. 86 held
the "very heart of national survival -
School activities.
regular Sunday its third annual Kiddie King and
in the nuclear age, and
This fall our program stresses 62 employees of Naval Air Station Jax reaped a total of Queen contest last 'Sunday in
that his committee stands four
growth; in quality and quantity.We $3,365 for beneficial suggestions adopted by the Station during June behind its King Hall, bestowing crowns and
square program.
have many new students; we and July, Industrial Relations Department has ar\nounced. trophies on young candidates in
need new workers. There are: THE TWO major problems are eight different categories.In .
Forty-three of the suggestion Salisbury, $15, and Samuel Twist,
excessive turnover and low incentive
many jobs to be done. Above all I award recipients hail from 0 & R the age categories, winners
else we need teachers.If $10.Also for outstanding perform- were:
Department, 13 from
I Thomas Manning, $10;
you will help in any way, Works, four from Supply and Willie Wade, $100 Hugh Gunter INFANTS TO 1 year: Patrick
please contact Chaplain Bartlett two from Industrial Relations. ; McLaughlin, son of Mr. and Mrs.R. .
William Increase
and Costantino
Ray $75; Rc-Ups
at extention 8522 or at his home, One employee received a letter of A. McLaughlin; and Bonnie
Yale Henderson
$20; Douglas ,
EV97914. Streiber, daughter of Mr. and
recognition. At NATTCcntcr
$30; Lee Fulk, $145; Horace Sey- Mrs. Larry Streiber. -
ADRIAN ROBERTS Of 0 & R mour, Gene Neal, $10; James
released this week
Figures 1 to 3 years: Danny Perkins,
Revisions MadeIn topped the money makers with Fleming and Ed Ruege, $20; from the enlisted military per- son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Perkins;

his suggestion of "continued use Ernest Sikes, $10; Adolph Peters, sonnel office indicate that re- and Jean Marie Bronson, daughter

of R1820 engine superchargefront $10; Charles Cocke and Ralph enlistments at NATTCenter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bronson.
CeilingRevision housing and studding assembly Edwards, $110; Joseph Kinnaw,
arc again on the increase. 3 to 5 years: Steven Murhpy,
." He noted that imperfec-. $10; Steward Conner, $10; Homer
in the ceilings for various son of Mr. and Mrs. James
tions in the housings which had i McKay, $30; Ralph Edwards, $85; : With 18 people eligible for
departments at Naval Air Murphy and Jones
; Cheryl ,
formerly been considered cracks. amTIrwin Cassidy, $25. discharge, 17 reenlisted, bring
Station Jacksonville necessitatedby daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
the total to 152 reenlist-
for which the
housings were sur- rvnLloWORKS
.1 employees: Jones.
the cutback in operating
veyed, were in reality casting received cash awards Eugene ments with only 13 dischargesfor
were -
6 TO
funds, indicates that 290 em- 8 YEARS: Granvil Jones,
the 92 cent
ployees will be involuntarily dismissed imperfections which should cause II Burch, $30; William White I reenlistments.year, or per sister of Cheryl; and Susie Reese,

within the next month, no rejection. lie received $300. (Please turn to Page 2, Col.5) daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill

it was disclosed this week. Other high award recipients Reese.

The 290 reduction in force were Ralph Larizza, of 0 & R, 9 to 12 years: Eddie Reese,

notices, which will be issued individually $245 for his improvement of in- brother of Susie; and Karen

sometime next week, stallation change 130 on S2F air- Larsen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.

is a drop of 61 from the originally craft; Leonard Ziesel, $260, for James Larsen.In .

announced cut of 351 at the Sta- manufacturing repair parts on an three special categories, win.

tion. The saving of these 61 jobs air compressor; Czerl Corbin, 0 nerg were:

were accomplished through attrition & R, $245 for devising a puller Twins: Jennifer and Jacquelin,

it was revealed. for removal of impeller from ays' b 4 daughters of Mr. and Mrs. John
y .
Station management will con- shaft of aircraft engine; and Q? V Nicholson.

tinue every effort to reduce the Ralph Moon, Supply Department, 4 BROTHER AND Sister: Janice

final number of dismissals by $210, for providing for dolly with t e and Wayne Moore, children of
further attrition. wheels to move pallets of lumber. Mr. and Mrs. George Moore.

Popularity: Bonnie Streiber,
VANE IIENDRICKS, of 0 & R, o f.
first place; Patty Harris, daughterof
Waves Luncheon received a letter of recognitionFor 'j11..1/IMI
Mr and Mrs. Lonnie Harris,
his shaft marker used in
Slated SaturdayLcdr. helicopter repair. rIM .,. second place; and Gabrielle
/ Copeland, daughter of Mr and
Eunice Home, USNR, Other 0 & R employees receiv t Mrs. George Copeland, and Pat.

will give a report on the Waves ing cash awards during June and : rick McLaughlin, were both

National Reunion, held last July included Russell Mitchell, awarded honorable mentions.The .

month in Boston, Mass., Satur- $25; Wilford McBride, $75; Ed young kings and queens'

day at 1200 at the Roosevelt Nettles, $105; Alton Bowles, $25; were crowned by Mrs. Barney

Hotel. William Campbell, $10; Harold l Meyer, president of the sponsoring .
Luncheon will be served at Coffman and Robert Williams, Navy Wives Club, and the

1230. $25; Robert Stevens, $10; Shellie .. judges were Mrs. Waldo Norris,
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Reservations be made Faircloth, $20 Lee Walker. $100 Mrs.
may ; ; KIDDIE KING AND QUEEN The annual Kiddie King and Embree Humphrey, Ed Bell
with Marion Brant, CSG1, at Paul Bernath, $90; Fred Vile, Queen contest of Jax Navy Wives Club No. 86 was held Sundayat and "Penny" Pennington.
NAS extension 8143. Reservationsare $25? ; Elizabeth Hendrix, $25; King Hall. Crowned king and queen In the one to threeyearold Navy wives serving as chair.
desirable but not absolutely Howard Ware, $15; Ruben Cope- group were Jean Marie, left) daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred man and co-chairman of the con.
Bronson, and of Mr. and Mrs. Robert
required. The luncheon will be a land $30 and $50; Glenn Hale, Danny, son Perkins. The new test were Mrs. Raymond Stuart
king and his queen smile happily on their "subjects" from their
"no host" affair $20;, C. J, letcher, $40; J. C. respective thrones. and Mrs,Woodphen HalL


2 NEWS 29 August
HPogo JAX AIR 1957
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II Veteran Marine To Be Honored l! I

J1I } flnflj3 I
M/Sgt Anthony Cocco will be t' __
"first time for
honored with a i.
Jax" parade ceremony to- a
Published every Thund'1 for navy and Marine ctlvlllM at Naval Atr
station, Jacksonville, Fla. morrow afternoon on his retire-
HAS, Jaoks.avW. Thursday, Aug. 29 ment from the Marine Corps'after
Comdr. Robert H. Smith Commanding Office
Comdr. L. B. Williamson i.... -.!..... _"MM_ Executive Officer Mainside My Gun Is Quick 21 years' service. } p

'Rear Adm. Wendell O. Swltzeled Air Jacksonville ?... Commander t.(western drama) with Robert Scheduled for 1715 at the NAS a
Capt. S. S. Searcy, Jr. Chief of Staff Dray and Pamela Duncan. parade ground the ceremony will

Capt. Sidney S, Lawrence Fleet Air Wing Elena .,,, Commander NATTCenter D-Day Sixth Of feature master sergeants as bat
? ?? ?
Capt. T. S. White ?......?._.?._M _..._. Chief of Staff June with Robert Taylor and talion commanders in place of of
Air TochaJcal: TriUlBf Center I
Capt. Chnrlei! T* MoorI Jr. Commanding Officer Richard Todd. ficers. Ceremonial troops will be
Comdr. Wilfred 11:. Fleshmaaapt. Executive Officer Hospital Town on Trial Marine Air Detachment person-

Benjamin N. Ahl Naval Hospital Commanding Officer (drama) with Charles Coburn.
Marry Shupp ,-?? Executive Officer Also Two Hazey Crows. nel.ONE
NABTU OF THE old school -of
Capt. Norman O. Anderson ,,.-....... Commanding Officer Friday, Aug. 30 Marines who believes that "ice
Comdr. William E. Hardy M....-..... Executive Officer Mainside Calypso Joe (musical
cream and candy" serve no use-
Printed commercially with non-appropriated fund Jacksonville.\ Florida ) with Herb Jefferies and
at no expense| to the government and In compliance with I NAVEXOS P-35, Rev ful, purpose in the lives of
Nov. 1945. Distributed I I free of charge to military: and civilian I personnel of Angie Dickinson. Also Green fledgling recruits, Cocco himself
Fleet Air Jacksonville Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Center
Fleet Air. Wing 11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit: and the U, S. Is'avallorpltal. Gold.NATTCenter Gun Is enlisted at the age of 16 in his -'., ..",aCes,.,3 w na........._,., ...;,..... e

Sexy Ice Infoa matlon Off leer.?.."'-"""?" ...._.Lcdr. J. F. Klikllghter Jr. Quick. My home town of Philadelphia, Pa. I M/SGT. COCCO To ttt
Managing Editor Andrew II. Planey He served his first duty at Annapolis unique honors.
Assistant Editor Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters Kay Sutton; Jack Hospital D-Day Sixth of Md. of a Marine
Holmes PHI; Lynn Wetdman. JOS; John I bell, JOSN; Den Sylar, SNj; June. : es part WWII have been as First Sci-
Thyllls Fletcher; Staff Photographer Tom Humphress, AN. honor guard stationed aboard the
The Sax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Sen'Ire. Material Saturday, A ur. 31 i old USS Reina Mercedes, and geant and Sergeant Major of m-
appearing In this publication I can be reprinted providing credit l Is given I'hoto- Mainside Oklahoman (color fantry units, detachments
graphs unless otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy B\llIdYng. from there went on to serve in tnd
Editorial offices located In Room 230, Main Administration Phone western) with Joel McCrea and Marine Barracks.
Cuba, the Ellice Islands Samoa,
extensions 8164 8346, 272 or 216.
Barbara Hale. Also Sharp Shoot. Cocco assumed duties as Su
Hawaii, Guam, China Japan and
in' Sportsman. Korea. I geant Major of the NAS Jax
NATTCentcr Calypso Joe. Marine Barracks on his ariivj
K. Green Gold.Hospital During WWII, he served in here in July, 1955.
many Pacific areas with the Second Tony has become
My Gun Is Quick. well knownon
Kiddie Matinee: and Sixth Marine Divisions, the Station, principally in the
and holds 13 campaign ribbons unusual-for-a-Marine
Great Diamond Robbery with role of
I 4
t Red and decorations. These includethe vice-president and
Skelton. Also Cuckoo Clock. twice-elect
unusual Breast Order of the president of the
Sunday, Sept. 1 Chief Petty Ot
s Mainside Bachelor Party Cloud and Banner bestowed by ficers' Mess (Open), He is ..1i'1'
i (comedy drama) with Don Murray the National Republic of China a member of the MarNavEa -
."'" for initial landing and occupationat
and Carolyn Jones. Toastmasters.He .
: NATTCenter Oklahoman, Tsingtao. also reaped considerate
Ag 0 : Sharp Shootin' Sportsman. MOST OF HIS billets since publicity as owner of famed Marine
::1 : Hospital Calypso Joe. Green mascot "Sir Humphrey," .
j.:! Gold. With TheToastmasters 107-pound pedigreed English

1 Monday, Sept. 2 bulldog who attained honorary
Mainside Brothers Rico rank of sergeant and made many
r'y (drama) with James Darren and public appearances in recruiting

Richard Conte. Also Punchy De Navy Civilian Toastmasters are drives.

l Leon. eyeing the annual election of officers Cocco and his wife celebratehis

II NATTCenter Bachelor with a nominating com- return to civilian status with
Party. mittee selected at Tuesday ses- a trip to Mexico then later wl'
..... .,- .. ...... : r.*. Hospital Oklahoman Sharp sions instructed to report at the go to California.
Shootin' .
DAD-SON CEREMONY T/Sgt. Renny Smldley, AE School Sportsman.. next meeting, Sept. 10 at the
student here, sees his son, Howard, sworn into the Marines at the Plantation Restaurant at 1830.
Jacksonville recruiting station by Maj. W. F. Lane, right, former Australians know hurricanes as Four $3,365
officer-ln-charge of Marine recruiting in Florida. A veteran "Willie-willies." speeches highlighted
Leatherneck of 11 years service, T/Sgt Smldley is currently enrolled Tuesday's meeting with Tad Wil- (Continued from rage 1))
in the 33 week "B" School course and once served on recruiting kinson speaking on "The Truth 'and Lesley Bennett, $100; Da via

duty himself in Danville, 111. Contest Looms About Auto Seat Belts"; Aubrey Findley, $45; Sydney Clarke, $60

Silvey, "Introduction to the and $50; Thomas Young, $25;

He Used To Be For CartoonistsWinners Trumpet"; Don Moran, "The Su Leonard Messier, $25; Ray Polak,
pervisor's Toolbox" and Gordon $45 Elvah John
; Thrower
. . in the third annual ; $10;
All-Navy comic cartoon con- King, "How Are Your Nerves.. Ruege and Gus Hunter, $100 und
He used to be a real "hurrywart." First one down the test will receive championship Master Evaluator Ernie New- Ann Gilbert25..

steps. First one out of the station. First one through the trophies according to a recent berg headed a panel of evaluators Those at Supply receiving Ben

intersection-but there's no rush now, he's got lots of BuPers Notice outlining rulesof including Ben Ballering Rod ny Sugg awards included Brant-
time. An eternity of time! the contest. Pinney, Andy Planey and Bill ley Fountain and Milton Hall,

He used to be the great grumbler. Griped about all the Entries should be submittedto Clearman. Toastmaster was Emmett $50, and Wade Kenney, $25.
"damfool drivers" he met. Griped at safety meetings aboutall the Chief of Naval Person- Glasgow, with Tom Forrest Mary Wooten and Lorraine

the "dull guff" he had to listen to. But there's no nel (Pers-Gll) in time to be The i Cline were the Industrial Rela-
grumbling now. He's quiet. Real quiet!tHE judged by Oct. 1 of this year. tropical energy released in a tions duo reaping awards, the
USED TO BE THE superaggressive type. Bulled Further information is con- has been cal- former $25 and the latter, $10.
culated to be
his way through. Pulled switches and pressed buttons with- tained in BuPers Notice 1700 150 the equivalent of 4 .
atom bombs
out bothering to look or think. But there's no blind motion of July 8. every minute, ac- Hurricanes are tropical cyclone
now. "No motion at all!I" cording to the Navy's Hurricane composed of violet winds end
Hunters. rain.VFP'62.
He used to be full of the nervous fidgets. Jittered all

over the road, all through the base and all through the day.
But there's no jittering now. He's calm. Real calm.

HE USED TO BE THE absent minded kind. Forgot to

look both ways. Forgot to check the guard on his machine, F
forgot to check his apparatus. But there's no forgettingnow.

No remembering, either! '

He used to be the chip-on-the-slioulder type. Had all t :

the answers. No safety supervisor could tell him what to : 41 .. *
do. He'd do it his way. But there's no backtalk now, No

talk at all wv t

HE USED TO BE A real daredevil. Loved to risk his ,1
neck. Loved to take the dangerous shortcut. Got a real kick ; :

out of taking chances. But there's no chance-taking now.

No taking: anything; not even a breath! .:: .

"He used to be A sad story that will be written

again, and again, and again. As long as we don't eliminateour
serious faults, there's an excellent chance that they
will eliminate us. There is no exaggeration about that now.
It's right. It's dead right I

Lcdr. Broad Reports

WEEKEND TIDE To NATTCentcr Post : :; }'wviwy l

HIGH LOW Lcdr. David Broad reported

AM PM: AM PM aboard NATTCenter last Monday, PARTY '
r F r.:50 3:18: 6:01: and has been assigned as prospec- buffet last week at the Otflcus'CRAZY Club HATS, and- Ollicers' Wives of held a hobby hat luncheon
/ tive supply officer. Gardening, knitting, cooking, members concocted some fascinating headgear.
nursing, even
t Sat. 12:49: <6:16< : 7:08: He reported to the Centerfrom, time-consuming Interests. Wearing their scrapbooks Individual and a nwly-arrived son were featured M
, Sun. 1:11: 1:51: 7:18: 8:14: Naval Supply Depot, Yokojnke, dames Mel Porter, Pat Camevale, Ann Walsh, creations are. front row left to right) 1\ItS.
Japan Katie Ro*. Rear, Gloria Newark, "'"* M",'ifV. Johnson, Lor Bobek, Tan Enle, Ada Pline and
Peggy S'nrrlf.' ; Frees JoAnn Garman, Petty Slant I and


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29 August 1957 JAX AIR NEWS

VFP-62 Group Narrowly Escapes

Tragic Ending On Bahamas Cruise I

A tale of a nightmarish sea on the high seas. 2110 Mainsail ripped near top.

voyage, which started out as The whole story can best be WEDNESDAY, JULY 17. Clear

an innocently scheduled cruise described by the log providedto and warm today. Nothing to be

aboard a yacht bound for Nas- the Jax Air News by Lance seen until afternoon when West

sau in the Bahamas, is being Hunt, SN, one of the. VFP-62 End or Settlement Point on

related by a group of officers group: Grand Bahama Island appearedin

and men from Light Photo Tuesday, July 16. 1000 ar- view 1745 Remarked to
ti t graphic Squadron (62 rived Miami and proceeded to Arenson that water had changed

b IT TURNED out to be any- yacht. Loaded gear and supplies from deep blue to foamy green,

ii thing but pleasant. In fact, it aboard. 1500 Tug arrived and indicating shallow depth. Went
turned out to be downright seri- towed boat out to ocean. Full sail below and started dozing when

I k kD ous and frightening with events set at 1850 after much green awakened by loud grinding

reading like a log of adventure handling. Underway, wind brisk. sound.
"' S ,. ..... ,
a -" wr. .. kS 'I 1800 Ran aground on coral 1

-. reef off West End. Efforts to free
1:21L : ourselves to no avail. Effort madeto

"\ kedge boat 'off with two men
"\ rowing out anchors at suitable
!L >.. and Dave Smith
'. points. Skipper
t <" "
S banned dinghy. "Smithy"
1 the 200 Ib. anchor and went overboard
: ... with it ns "dink" pitched

5; .'::i \ suddenly.SOS .
'. .. .
A :
... ,... .' ... \ \ '>.. : signals sent to passing
., :::>:(. : plane, several ships and towards
< .
.. ... ...
FRESH MEAT' AGAIN! Happily smiling- over usually } '. : I:; ;::: Settlement Point during night.
I tiresome job of cleaning fish, crew member Ed Cooke, an ex-Navy : 1 .1"p! : No help forthcoming. Skippersaid
diver from Miami, helps other eager hands prepare fish for first 1 :: high tide around 0100 might
"fresh meat" meal in three days. ;
Fr float us off if we could lighten
ship and set sails at crucial
Bob Calame'Brings moment. Life jackets donned

t meantime in case pounding sea

Band broke yacht up.

Underway for Nassau again at

Here SCJ3{ 0115 after 7 hrs., 15 minutes on
ALL SAINTS* CHAPEL reef and loss of two anchors.

Sunday, Sept. 1 THURSDAY, JULY 18 No
When you hear LawrmceWelk's
0930 Sunday School for three. engine on ship.
famous theme, "BubblesIn .
year-olds through adults, in Bldg. < r Friday, July 19 Today;
722; Service of Divine Worship, The Wine," you're listening to .... dawned hazy with diffused sun

Chaplain Osman. an arrangement by Bob Calame' giving relief from heat. Two dolphins
who will bring his own orchestrato
1100 Service of Divine Wor- '" speared by Stokes over
the Station for crew's dance,
hip Chaplain Morton. side and fried for breakfast. Delicious -
Sept. 3.The .
1900 United Fellowship of \ 1400 Becalmed. Went
Protestants Bldg. 722. dance will be held be- swimming for first bath in five
l\IondaySept. 2 tween 2000-2400 at Building 3.CALAME' : days.

1'30 Singspiration Bldg. 722. spent several years SEA BEAUTIFUL translucent;
with Welk as arranger and band blue, sunlight seemed to diffuse
Tuesday, Sept. 3 member, and is solely responsiblefor down into bottomless pit. Two or
1900 Tenn-Age Fellowship,
much of the "Champagne FISHING IS GOOD One of two dolphins speared by David three sharks circled boat in
Bldg. 72. Music" as you hear it today. Stokes, ADK3, is warily transferred to cleaning line by Ltjg( ) afternoon Stokes lost spear in

Thursday, Sept. 5 FINISHING IIIGII school, he Richard Mairoiello. In a fast play from cleaning detail, to pan to head of one. No more swimming.Felt .
consumer, the fish was voted delicious and the crew thought it
1915 All Saints' Chapel choir
began the long climb towards the tasted like chicken. first pinch of food today.

rehearsal.ST. top, playing trumpet and sax in Estimated two day's supply left.

EDWARD'S CHAPEL several bands. lie became interested When ice ran out yesterday had

Schedule of Masses in arranging while Toyland With More Toys Than to throw spoiled meat, chickenand

Sunday, Sept. 1 working in Toledo. By 1937 Bob milk overboard.
had toured all of the U.S., and Now on coffee, boiled potatoes,
0800, 0900, 1000 St Edward's:
Ever Doors TomorrowToyland
Chapel. became chief arranger. Opens cold beets, chili con carne and

He joined the big time and bread. Emergency meeting heldto

Daily Welk at the William Penn Hotel, opens tomorrow! ration remainder. Water sup-

1200 Tuesday through FrI- Pittsburgh, in 1938, and became Promptly at 1000, Capt. Kenneth Wkeeler, NAS Jax Supply Officer ply OK although pipe began to

day. arranger for the band's 13 coastto will snip the red-and-green Christmas ribbons at Building clog up this evening.
0800 St. Edward', Saturday. coast broadcasts each week SATURDAY, JULY 20. 0400(
554, thus opening to hundreds of impatient parents the most fabulous
Baptism plus many of their recordings. display of American-made toys ever offered by the local Navy Storm subsided and ship dis-
Sundays after 1000 Mass. Exchange. I I cernible behind us. Stokes

ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL NURSERY NOTICEThe The entire- floor space of the I blinked signal and tanker came
shiny, brightly painted toys. alongside. Asked them to relay
NAVAL HOSPITAL NAS Nursery, Building 180 x 30 foot building, located on
MORE THAN 2009 different our position to Coast Guard &t
0630 Catholic Mass. 560, will be closed all day Labor Keily St. Just one block from the
items will entrance those thrifty Miami and told them troubles .
0930 Service of Divine Worship Day, Sept. 2, it was announcedlast NATTCenter Exchange, is given
parents who, aware that there are no mainsail, no power, no radio.
> Chaplain Bryant. week. over to a fascinating variety of
They contacted CG and began
"Only Eight Pay Days untilChristmas we -
," make- It a point to be waiting for rescue.

on hand for the grand opening. 0700 Albatross plane circled

'y w fi This is the first year the Ex- and dropped note asking if we
change has presented its full were OK and could wait for CG

stock on the day Toyland opens.It cutter. We signalled yes. Last
P M' M is reasonable to assume that food eaten and everyone listlesson

not all items will continue to be deck in sun.
No water left, rust contami-
available as the weeks pass, in
spite of the fact that the stock is nated tank. Decided to chase rain

fr j 25 percent larger than a year ago. squall at 1545, but rain stopped
's a ,. ..E before we got there.
.X Expecting a large crowd at the
y11i4+,fi11:: Y JUST WHEN crew getting downin
opening ceremony, Comdr. John
I dumps again, Albatross returned -
Navy Exchange Officer -
over our new position
and Fordon Marchus, Toy-
dropped second saying
I message
land manager, have laid out a
I cutter would be on scene at 1830.It .
spacious, beautifully designedarea
appeared right on time and
that should make shoppinga
water was passed over to thirsty
joy and delight. "
s The commanding officers or Sunday, July 21. 1700 Ar.

tyiof their representatives of NAS, rived at Miami. Almost everyone
s Naval Hospital and NATTCcnter went for banana splits and ice

have been invited to attend the cream sodas. Some later to
;iK' gala opening of a Toyland that church.

,' """""" "..7..Ao.t --._ .. ._ ..,...... .. y has grown like Jack's beanstalk Land felt wonderful!

TOYLAND OPENS 1000 FRIDAY Extending 90 feet from center entrance, a gailybedeckednorth over the past seven years. Last .
end of Building 554 offers every conceivable toy the smaller child could want for Christmas, year it easily outgrew the Coun- The first Naval Arctic expedition : -
from dolls and their wardrobes and doll-house furniture, to pull-toys, blocks and windup, try Store, making inevitable the sailed from New York ire
South end of Toyland offers equal space stocked with games hobby kits, educational '
move to Building. 5!>4. 1833.
officially at 1000 tomorrow
!ef? t*Y'I!', wheel roods! and playground/ equipment. Toyland opens


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JAX AIR 'SPORTS'' C' p r A Pistol Event At

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National ShootJax
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Navy shooting ace, W.
L::: II. "Bill" Mellon, was awardedthe
Repeat In Orton Trophy
after leading the pack in the
.45 caliber
Individual Pistol

District Softball PlayJudy M Championship shoot at the
National Rifle and Pistol

Matches last week at Camp
Bozman twirled a pair of one-hit jobs as the Jax Perry, Ohio.
Navy Crackerjax whipped Memphis Navy's Waves, 17.2 and
6-2, to again capture the Sixth Naval District Women's More than 5,000 outstanding
Softball Tourney last week at Green Cove Springs. military and civilian marksmenare
competing in the World
Bozman had a no-hitter until
hits in amassing their 17-2 vic- Series of shooting which began
the next-to-last inning of the
tory. Evelyn Boles took the de- Aug. 19 and runs to Sept. 10.
seven-frame contest. She walked
only four while fanning twelve. feat. P' History was made when Ma.
SUB STRUCK out eight and Bozman and Boles were lockedin I W. rine 1st Lt. Bill McMillan be-
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walked five in the second game. a tight duel in early stages of MW"-.y'"" .q.n YO"'M > ? : 'OA.: .mLR ""'1
The Crackerjax gathered 18 the final game, until the locals NATTCENTER CHAMPS When the fall Intramural bowlIne win the overall pistol champion.ship. .
pounced on the Memphis flingcr league begins play at NATTCenter, one of the teams to watch .
will probably be the Aviation Fundamentals School outfit The
for all six runs. He nosed out five-time champion
Birmingham Nips AvFund wrecking crew swept through to an undefeated season
SOPHIA SAYATOVICII lashed in the spring bowling circuit, first time that task had ever been M/Sgt. Huelet "Joe" Ben-
three hits for the Crackerjax. perfonned. AvFund team members are, front row, (left to right) ner, by winning the final event
Pensacola For John Burner, Red Greenwood, Karl Booth and Fred Daly. Rear,
22 individual
Losing hurler Boles was the among pistol shoots.In .
Steve Mayer, Ed Sivicky and Willis Pearce.
spoiler for Memphis, cracking out winning his individual title,
Softball CrownCinderella the only hit off lefty Bozman in Football Meeting Tomorrow however, Mellon outshot both

the second game. McMillan and Benner. A torrid
team Birmingham
The Crackerjax are competingin 871 x 900 gave Mellon the title.
NARF defeated Pensacola Navy,
3-1, in the finals for the 1957 Women's South Atlantic Re- Interest Zooms As Fall IM The Jax Navy ace Is enteredin

Sixth Naval District Softball gional competition this week at big bore rifle competition

championship last week at Green Norfolk. currently going on.Week's .

Cove Springs. Last year, the local lassies advanced Sports Begin At MainsideInterest

Paul Parker hurled three-hit this third round play in

ball for the. surprising Alabama -...-- is running extremely high as the Fall Mainside MainsidcM

nine. intramural program gets launched this week with ten teams Golf Slate
Pensacola, also runner-up last Clubs JockeyFor starting fall golf competition and participants in the other

year when NAS Memphis coppedthe fall sports of bowling, touch football and volleyball poised at Front Opr. fM-pt..lMor v FAWllVP18 4 1440
banner, extended the tourneyby the starting block. vt FAETU 1510
decisioning Birmingham in a Sally VFP-62'A'. vi VFP-62.'B' 1540
An all time record of 29 teams ; Back MARTD vs NARTU 1440
semi-final tilt, 31. as both units entered five teams II VA-104 vs Fasron 109 1510
signed for fall bowling play. UN,. VW-4
in vs nKrptrmbrr 1540
bowling competition.
The Goshawks played four Playoff SpotsIn .
Mainside alleys will have few I
Front MARTD VW-4 11 1440rfM
games on that long, final day. In respites when actual cannonading Hot competition is expected VI VI NARTU 1510
morning tilts, they upended host the midst of a heated battle when FAW-11 and VP-18 collideon vi VW-4 12 1540
begins, around Sept. 9. Back: VKP-62 'A' vs FAKTUVFP62 1440
Green Cove, 2-1, and blanked for. playoff berths, the Jackson- the lanes. The Air Wing. : 'V vs FAW-11 1510
VAP-62, NEWLY arrived on the I Oper. T Furon 109 1540
Sanford NAS 3-0 eliminating
ville Braves and Columbus Foxes crew defending its fall keg
Jax scene,, was joined by VW-4
both teams. end' a four-game stand at the championship. VP-8 is the spring
Four contests in one day provedtoo new baseball park tonight at winner. my544'5 5.5.555.5 .SS

much for Pensy's iron men. 2000. Other teams signed for play

Stan Pointek, coach and pitcher The home forces travel to 'Sparks Capture are: ComFairJax, NARTU, VA-

for Pensacola, won the tourney's Macon for three games then move M Links TogaThe 172, Fasron 6, Supply, Dispen- JiR
most valuable player award lie to Columbus for four days. sary, VP-16, VFP-62, *1, VFP-62
won the same title last year. Manager Joe Just's charges return Sparkies of Aviation 12, Operations, VA-176 "E," VA-
Jax Navy defeated Cecil Field, home to battle Macon, Sept. Electrician's Mate School fin 176 "0," Communications, Fasron

6-2, while bowing to Pensacola, 6-8, in the final regular season ished on top in the NATTCenter 109, 0 & R, Hospital, Waves,

8-2, and Green Cove Springs, 3-0. home stand of the year.; intramural golf league plus five teams each.. from VW-4 1 104f
Birmingham is defending 6ND The Sally League season ends which recently completed and VAP-62.

colors in South Atlantic Regional Sept. 8,\ with playoffs getting underway play. THERE WILL be an organiza-
play this week at Norfolk
soon after.Servicemen Close on the heels of the AE tional meeting for units inter-
are admitted to outfit were the NAWS School ested in entering touch football
JAGA Pro-Am Golf Braves regular season home I Missies. play tomorrow at 0930 in Build- N

Tourney Set At HAS games for 50 cents, upon showingof I Following the top teams ing 930.

ID card. I were AvFund School, AGO, It's hoped to have at least 12 The Jax Navy Freelance Bow-
The popular Pro-Am Golf -...-- SupSplints, AO School, AK clubs playing in the loop this hunters held an all day intra-
Tourney, sponsored by the Jack- In the Phillipines, hurricanes! School and MAD. falL Plans for the season will be squad shoot last Sunday in prep
sonville Amateur Golf Associa- are called Baguios. I formulated at tomorrow's meet aration for the big invitationalnext

tion, will be resumed after a ing. Sunday.In .
summer's layoff with first eventof
the morning shooting going
y The touch football loop is ex-
the fall being held at the NAS "
pected to begin active competition through the "Big Game Round,
Jax course late next month. around Sept. 16 VP-18 will Carl Goddard with a 425 took
NAS Jax, member of JAGA, r' ? kkS probably enter to defend its the top honors, followed closelyby
has hosted several of these tour- crown. Fred Davenport, 410 and

neys in the past. Jerry Pioncssa, 400.
: THE FALL golf league began a
,. shoot
78-match schedule Monday at the

Fall Sports Near 4( NAS Jax golf'course. Jerry ing the Pionessa's"Universal 435 Broadhead led the

Athletic representatives of the .' Matches are being played over open division, with Pat Porter,
various schools and activities at the 18-hole route, Monday, 395, Carl Goddard and R. Van-

NATTCenter meet this morningto Wednesday and Friday after- Mullen tying with a 345 for third

set the fall intramural sports noons. place honors.In .
program into action. In Monday's matches, VW-4 the Handicap division, Ross
"B" defeated Fasron 109, 7-2 Wilson with a big 506, led the
We understand an undertakerfirst i while VFP-62 upended Opera- pack, with Frank Wood and his
introduced the "Jay-away" tions by same score. 465 taking second place.

plan. Also, FAW-11 lost to Hospital, The Freelancers will be looking
7tt-l ; VW-4 "A" defeated VP- forward to Sunday when they

18, 7V4-1V4, and FAETU tied with travel to the Jacksonville Bow-

Name Your PriceA VA-104, 4K4V4.Referees.. ;hunters range for a big invitational
1953 Buick Tudor will be meet. Shooters from all

sold to the highest bidder by Needed over Florida and Georgia are ex-

the Jax Navy Federal Credit pected to participate.
Union Sealed bids will be accepted Several vacancies have not been WITH THE hunting season
beginning Aug. 30 and filled as yet in the refereeingstaff drawing near, the trend of getting
SQUADRON'S OWN TROPHY When Attack Squadron 172 of the Mainside intramural equipment into shape is the big
will close Sept. 4. holds one of those traditional "beer busts," a humble looking but touch
Bids may be turned in to well endeared Iron Man Trophy is put up for grabs. Forged from footba111eague. issue. Plans are being made to
Credit Union manager, Build- the finest of tin cans, the trophy is a thing of art. Designed and Anyone interested in servingas hold a shoot using real "broadhead" -
ing 39. The car be seen at built by the squadron chiefs, the officers now have possession of referee this season should arrows in the near future.
may it, capturing it at a recent get-together from previous holders, the contact NAS Special Servicessoon All archers are advised to
rear of Building 39. It can be white hats. Admiring the artwork Is, left to right, Frank Bull,
financed at the Credit Union. ADC; W. S. Bishop, AEM3, surrendering trophy to Comdr Bob as possible, at extension 216 break out their hunting arrows
Robison, squadron commanding officer. or call at Building 930 topside, and start practicing.