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Jax air news
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October 10, 1957


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Your Fair Share To Community Chest-United Fund



VOL-15 No. 27 Hume cf C8M.u.der NAB-CNDi fleet A\\? "atb.Ulel ri tt Air Wlar lit Navel I Air Technical TrtMng OnUrj Navel ".piUl "atk.I1Ie. 10 October 1957


J \ l: {,

Big Rally

Jr? Kicks Off

a ,, xY
P. ,
lA y r

." .
w Drive"A

r ::94 J. /
: /S is "
S S' challenge and a duty.

That sums up the message

that hundreds of "key men,"

xc $ campaigners; and unit representatives -

were told at the

giant kickoff rally held Mon
x k day for the Community Chest-

United Fund Drive at King

II all. .

1 It On hand to rally the forces as

they prepared to undertake a

campaign to raise $100,000 in a

LIAISON OFFICERS RECEIVE LOGS At the conclusion of drive which runs through Nov.
Ceremony speeches applauding efforts of 0 & R employees on hasty completion 8, were high ranking officers and
of the 2 of the Community
Programs O&R officer Capt. T. D. Tyra presented the aircraft representatives -
and their log: books to fleet liaison officers Posed in frontof Service Studied Chest-United Fund
HighlightsO&R planes are, in left photo, Lrdr. G. C. Harrison, who received the REAR ADM. Wendell G. Swit-
Sly, and in right photo, Leclr. L. O. Belts, receiving the A3D. The Dental Advisory Committee zer, Commander Fleet Air Jack-
Capt. Tyra is at right in both pictures. (Another photo on Pace %.) organized to study den-
sonville, pointed out the enviable
tal care under the Dependents'
Event record that Navy military and
Medical Care program, has established -
Military Personnel Given three subcommitteesto civilian personnel in the Jax area
0 & U employees were congratulated have established for "giving in
consider questions on mo-
for outstanding efforts time of need.
rale, type and level of care,and *"
in rapidly advancing two Clpt.Elliott W. Parish Jr.,
Now later' Plan costs and methods for provid
vital aircraft Interim Rework 'Fly Pay commanding officer of NAS Jax,
ing this service to dependents. .
programs in special cere- Representatives from the declared that "this campaign presents

monies last Friday at 0 & l 11. A "fly now-pay later" program primarily set up to nl- Blue Shield Medical Care a challenge to all of us. We

The event marked completion low officers and top three graders to fly anywhere in the Plans, the Health Insurance have met this challenge\ successfully -

of the 200th Interim Rework S2F, world on a credit basis has now been made available in the Association, American Dental before nnd I feel confidentthat
Rework. Jacksonville with a bit of effort we can
and the first Interim area. Association.. U. S. Public

A3D. I This also includes air travel for total fare is the only "security" Health Service, and the Armed do it again."
William Mills, campaign manager -
ALL O&R personnel not required their dependents and relatives. required Future monthly pay- Forces attended the commit '
of the CC-UF, expressed tho
for essential services were ments can be made by mail. tee's first session.
fine between the
responsible relationship
invited to attend the brief cere- I A letter to state dental societies -
outside 101-W. Alsoon for this broadening of "fly Only charge made above the Navy 'and citizens of Jax. "Jack\
mony I which will open negotiations -
by installment plan" facilities, a sonville treasures its affiliationwith :
hand were top ranking officers normal fare is a handling chargeset I for a proposed fee
Rear Adm. Wendell G. plan that has been available to forth the the Navy and there are
including by on file schedule, was approved by the
civilians for several and to- this has been demonstrated -
years many ways
Switzer, Commander Fleet Air with the Civil Aeronautics Board committee. (AFPS)
day represents millions of dollars .
Jacksonville Elliott W.
Parish Jr.:, commanding officer of in worldwide air travel sales. in Washington D.C., plan spon "But one of the Outstanding

NAS Jax and Capt. J. R. Reedy, How does this military person- sors say. This is a rate used by BC-IJS Payments Due illustrations of this relationshiphas
all commercial airlines
commanding officer of llatWing nel credit plan work? sponsor- been the enthusiastic support
Blue Cross-Blue Shield
ing "pay later" programs. policy
An applicant presents himself given by the Navy's military and
One.Capt.. Parish emphasized the at Delta Air Lines downtown Further information on this members are reminded that I (Please turn. to Page 3, Col. 5)

reputation of Jax 0 & R was well office, located at 226 West For- new plan can be obtained by call monthly payments arc due Oct. -

known throughout the Navy, and syth street and fills out an in- ing Delta Air Lines at EL 43749.!) 1415. Operating Forces

that he was glad to get ac- formation form on his travel requirements --- .". '" ...- .

quainted with the men and and service affilia- Begin To Receive

women who earned this reputa- tion.USING
tion. HIS service referenceas
Asiatic Flu ShotsOne
O&R OFFICER Capt. T. D. a basis for issuing credit the

Tyra also applauded the efforts air line will issue notification of hundred enlisted men and

of employees, especially with regard acceptance within 24 hours ten officers per hour was the goal

to the current rework pro- Emergency: cases will naturally set this week by the NAS Jax

grams. receive special attention.A P -' V, 1 Dispensary staff as they began

"This sort of progress is real," ten percent deposit of the the immense task of administering

he said, "and means that we can Asiatic flu vaccine shots to

give better support to the Fleet." CPO PromotionsTo service personnel.

CAPT. TYRA told of the sup, Actual operating forces wouldbe

port given 0 & R by both Ad-' the first to feel the needle In

miral Switzer and his predeces- 10 At Center W the mass inoculations, with com

(Please turn to Page 3, Col. 5)) I i j pletion of this phase expected
Capt. Charles L. Moore Jr. "
about October 18. NAS Jax per
NATTCenter commanding officer, '{ : sonnel would be next.
> '
Instruction Details held meritorious mast last Fri- \riel 'K/"l ,, Reactions are being closely

Guamanian LeavesA day, and presented appointmentsto > checked through information:

recent BuPcrs Instruction 10 chief petty officers who 7.' -r:/. forms given each man to com
were advanced Sept. 16. ; t>
{' plete after a specified waiting
gives conditions under which 4< 1f'f
of Philip- Those receiving CPO appoint- I period.
enlisted personnel ,
.t. '
Guamanian extractionmay ments were: Ilubbard Woolen : tw. ." Dispensary personnel who vol-

pine or be transferred to Guamor AECA; Louis Fedele, AECA; \ -" Jf,a.. f J7k,- .{ :- unteered to take the shots aheadof

the Philippines for reas- Thomas Cotchaleouitch, AECA; I ; the mass inoculations generally

signment or to visit those areas Richard Butler, AECA; George .. reported only slight reaction.It .

in a leave status.IAtercsted Mandeville, AECA; Cyrus Ulsh, IT'S TIllS OR 'RUNNY' NOSES Men from VFP-62 line up is stressed again that anyone
AECA; Alfred Weaver, AECA; for the first Asiatic flu vaccine: shots being given in the mass Inoculation having a clear history of sensitivity .
personnel will find of operating forces now underway at the NAS Jax Dis
LaVern Larson AKCA; Guigno to eggs, chickens or feathers -
details in DuPers Instruction pensary. James Medina UN, prepares to administer the vaccine to
and Dan Nix should avoid vacinne im-
10S0.2B of Sept. 4, 1957. Carapcllotti, AQCA, Richard McPherson, AOUAN, while Arthur Frowlne, ADS, and
ADCA. Ronald Frederick, ADJAN, (extreme right) wait their turn. munization.Give .

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JAX Al-J1- NEWS 10 October
(Pago_2_ _.. .

VF-32 VW-4. VAP-62 VA-178 Report
I ,

ro } MnN3 D'YallaccA Born On VJ Day Child? Scouting i Squadrons s-1 j jvr

Do you know of a child born
Published every Thursday for Navy and Marine activities at Naval Air VJ ? i
14 1945 Day
Station Jacksonville Klij on Aug. --3z
11AS. Iacka.aville If so, he or she may be the sacola; and Ltjg) Ken Frothhch
j Elliott W. Pariah Jr. _._._ Commanding Officer1Comdr. \ I This month found Fighter )
Robert 11. Smith _'''''''_''__'''MM__.. Executive Officer one wanted by the NATTCcn- Squadron 32 with its Crusaders from NAS Hutchinson, Kan
Information Of .
1u'.Ir luloeo.Ul. ter Service
I Rear Adm. Wendell fl. Swltzcr ... ...._._ Commander aboard NAS Leeward Point,
Capt. s. S. Scurcy, Jr. Wet ol Staff fice. Any dependent child bornon Cuba. VA-17S
Fleet Air WUf fclctr* the above date is eligible. With the return of
,Opt. Sidney; J. Lawrence ..... .. _.._._.... Commander Soon after arrival, however, the eight Allot!
{,;apt. T. S. White ,-, .._. ._. Chief of Staff Purpose of the request is to from ED school in Norfolk, Va.
Air Tecbmleil TralaUf Center out publicity concerning planes were grounded for safety the "Thunderbolts" ,
Capt. Charles L Moore.aJr.. Commanding Officer carry reasons until alterations could be are making
Cotndr. Wilfred E. Fleshman Executive: Officer someone born on VJ Day and preparations for carrier qualifi.
Nark M.iplt.l someone born on Veterans' made. Good old fashioned hard cations in November.
Capt. Denl&mtn N. AM __ Commanding Officer Nothing
Capt. Marcy Shupp .. ,., _....?-_ Executive Officer Day. The latter has been located work by the maintenance gang definite, but all hands are hoping
NABTU ''" VJ baby is solved the problem. to
Capt. Norman O. Anderson .r_. ..... ... ...._ Commanding Officer )W a Day get the carrier qualifications in
Comdr.; William 1:. Hardy ,???... Executive: Officer needed. Along with aid from VA-35, before Christmas.

Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville Floridaat Still puzzled? So are we. For which flew down the necessary After leading the field in
no expense to the government and in compliance with NAVEXOS: P-33: Rev. further information, contact change kits from Cecil Field. VF- blood
>Nov. 1945. Distributed free of charge( to military and civilian personnel of donations, VA-176 has gotten "the
I Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station Naval Air Technical Training Center Caskey at extension 677 or Jax 32 was soon airborne again. word"
I Fleet Air Wing! 11, Naval Air Rosen Training Unit and the U. S. Navvi Four-and-a-halt later the on the importance of phi .
Hoi"ylUI. Air News, extension 216 or days sical fitness.

Service Information Officer._.__. ....._.....Lcdr. J. F. Klikllghter Jr. 8164. flight board showed 171 hours of
Managing Editor: Andrew H. Planey camera gunnery had been accumulated The "Thunderbolts" have en
Assistant Editor Gordon Robbie'; Staff Reporters Jack Holmes, PHI; tered two bowling teams and
l4'nn Weldman JU3; John Isbell, JOSN; Ucn Sylur, SN; Phyllis Fletcher; Staff Daffynishuns: .Television-Mar- in 133 sorties. t.
Photographer Tom Ilumphress, AN. The maintenance board showedan volleyball team In the base to-
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material velous invention which allows tramurals. Hangar 116 at lunch
appearing In this publication I can be reprinted' providing I credit Is given. Photo- to watch a 20-year old 10- average of 85 per cent avail
graphs, unless I otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy photographs. you ability. All hands are looking hour is busier than the station
Editorial offices located In Room 230, Main Admlnlstiatlon Uulldlng. Phone cent movie for $250.
extensions 8164, 8.146, 272 or 216. forward to a satisfying deploy- gym.
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ment. Congratulations to Gary and<
f e- Shirley Jones on their marriagein

... Fresno Calif.
: .xs VW4Counteispics Ensign Jones j u

from the Air navigation officer for the vquad-:

8. Force have invaded the lIunicaneHunters' ron.Welcome
aboard to Ham
electronics shop. The
Grant, AN who checked
m this
spies, Thomas Ferguson, A/2c,
and Howard A/2c week from Norfolk. Harry \MI i
Mobley, are
be assigned to
TAD to VW-4, from the 679th operations.

AC&WRON, until their unit receives Glad to see "Thundeiboli
clocks in the ceiling zero and the"O"
the necessary equipment to
club bar. See you at L Pa.
settle in their new dwelling.
R (1530)) Friday for .
the Deo.
Donald Burke, AD2 and Mrs.
L1 Burke became the of Muster.
parents a
a .... .
: five-p o u n d three-ounce boy, Two
AGO Instructors
Donald K. Jr., who came into

this world Sept. 18, at St. Vine Receive PromotionsTwo

cent's Hospital. officer instructors at tl:t

For some time Earl Payne, Aviation Ground Officers Schoolat

3t 4 YN2, was as jittery as a cock NATTCenter were recently

roach on a hot stove. Then, on promoted to the rank of lieuten

Sept. 26, it happened; Earl felt ant-commander.

no more pain, for he and Mrs. Those receiving promotion.*

Payne became the parents of a were Charles Gose, of White

seven' pound three-and-onc-half Bluff, Tenn., and James Zowaika
.,., .
: ounce girl. The stork brought a native of Runge, Texas.

AT O fc R PLANE CEREMONY A brief ceremony was held outside hangar 101-W at the Leslie Sue, special delivery to -a a .
NAS lax Overhaul and Repair Department last Friday, commemorating completion of the :tOOth the Paynes at St. Vincent's. 65,000 tools are required n>
Interim Rework S2F aircraft and the first Interim Rework A5D. Top ranking Naval officers were This is the first bundle of pains build a modern jet bomber.
I In attendance, including Rear Adm. Wendell G. Switzer, Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville and his for the a .
Chief of Staff, Capt. S. S. Searcy Jr., and Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr., NAS Sax commanding officer Paynes.. .
This Is a scene of part of the large crowd that was present. All O &; R personnel not required for essential Most ships and weapons the
services were invited to attend. (See story and other photos on pare 1.) 'VAP-s2) Navy now has are designed to

The VAP-62( officers trounce play some part in antisubmarine

Latest Economy Move To Slash Lcdr. Lindsey Is New the VAP-62 chiefs 22-4 in a softball warfare.

Discipline OfficerLcdr. game played last week.

15,000 Men From Navy RollsA C. L. Lindsey relieved t Lcdr.cigars William for his Vaughn new gold passedout oak .r. I\\ I\f

Lcdr. William Wadsworth as NAS leaves which he donned last f1t Sf RttCH

second 100,000-man cut in armed forces has been ordered by Discipline Officer recently. week.

Defense Secretary Charles Wilson. Lcdr. Wadsworth reported to VAP-62 welcomed aboard three

The new cuts, which follow by Commander Training Atlantic new officers, Lt Lee Marona ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL

Just two months an initial 100- have a release date occuring priorto Fleet for duty. from NATTC Jax; Lcdr. P. E. Sunday, Oct. IS

iOOO-man reduction, have been approved next June will be released Neher from Photo School in PenH 0930 Sunday School, three

by President Eisenhowerand three months early. year-olds through adults, Building

must be executed by the end Reversion to permanent statusor : IIHt iJ '4't". : ,fi"f, ': {: 722; Service of Divine Wor-
retirement of about $< ,:< ':" ship, Chaplain Osman.
of this fiscal year. 300 addi- "()tb >\i.
I t4 > .<, ,::; 1100 Service of Divine Wor-
tional temporary officers in ; -
', :
TilE NAVY'S share of the cut \/ .: t>: 'UJ.l'
will be 15,000 men. grades of commander, lieutenantand : t= ship, Chaplain Morton.

The Navy would have 645,000 lieutenant in the promotionzone da \ S \ F> .s..''.<.."... 1830 Teen-age Fellowship,
.l. <
Building 722.
for lieutenant
in fiscal 1957, < /
men on board by June 30, 1958 will be effected. ,. /., ': ,,*, 1900 United Fellowship of
and the Marine Corps 188,000 ( t '" : :i'5:
additional reduction bringing the an ADDITIONALLY, some 500 re- t} :rr '(:J ".: .<.<,",tricXa ::: :>'&:f Protestants Building 722.

serve officers in grades of :t Monday, Oct. 14
total Marine strength down to captain : 1930 Building
180,000 in early fiscal 1959): ), ac- commander, lieutenant- v 722.
to commander and lieutenant in
cording Navy Times.
promotion zone for lieutenant- a Thursday, Oct. 17
Immediately foreseen was a 1600 Junior Choir Rehearsal.. ,
commander in fiscal 1957, will be
slash in the Navy's operatingfleet. Building 722.
released to inactive duty. :
Forced to reduce its active 1915 All Saints' Chapel Fe
These releases will be in the
fleet by 61 ships as the result of hearsal, Building 722.
the earlier announced economy order of position on ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL
priority for retention lists now
cuts, Navy officials were quotedin Schedule of Masses
being established by a board ,
the Times 'I
as predicting the Oct. 13
mothballing of another 30 to 35 called into session by SecNav. ." ; /l' : 0830.1000 St. Edward's Chapel. -

ships. In general, reserve officers t. -, .

TilE RATIO OF officers and who will have 18 or more years KiC 0800 St. Edward's, Satur

enlisted men to be removed from active duty for retirement pur- days

the active force under the second poses next June will not be involuntarily Baptisms:

Wilson order would be similar toi released. :" :: Sundays after 1000 Moss.

i those announced earlier, approxi- Officers reverted, released or 4 4 ST. LUKE'S CIIAPEI.:

mately 1,600 officers and 14,000men. retired, are to be notified by individual ; ai I Naval Hospital
letter at NAVY FUND- .. .'
least four WIVES AID --Mrs. 0630 Catholic Mass.
NavAct 16 spells out further months in advance, if possible. Robert II. .Smith, NAS Jax ex'e for $tOO which over a check
i economy cuts in officer ranks The two-month they have Just co Isigned.frs.! Meyer President
a s early release of Navy Wives Club No. 86, will of Chaplain Bryant.
part Of the cutback. stead present cheek to Mrs Elise Latter Saints Mormon) -
I regular and Reserve enlisted director of the Scholarship Foundation Skyl- Day (

Reserve officers, serving their personnel, as announced.In Nav Wives Club, at the annual corn Oct of 13.19 the National Navy Monday, 1930, Building 751.
'S.Uon at
(initial obligated twice, who Act 14, 'Will continue. provide The cheek a college will fo education into the Navy for f KMchola hip Foundation Key Christian Science Tuesday,

a Navy enlisted man. 1900, Building 751.


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October 1957 JAX AIR NEWS Page :3iJax J JI

I, : Auxiliary ;'--- -- cmID

Air Units AreSuspended Thursda1Oct.10

Mainside Slaughter on 10th
p AJ j' 1 11Yy Avenue (racketeer drama) Rich

ard Egan and Julie Adams. Also,

September marked an end to On the Boardwalk
NATTCenter Trooper Hook
of continued services
15 Mi years
(western) with Barbara Stan
for the three auxiliary outfits attached -
to Jacksonville's Naval wyck and Joel McCrea. Also, An-
imals and Kids.
Air Reserve Training Hospital Hit and Run (dra
AAU 741, Jax, was commissioned -
ma) with Hugo Haas and Cleo
July 22, 1951 and decom- # Moore. Also, Deep Adventure
missioned Sept. 21. Skipper was Friday, Oct. 11
Capt. John Smith of Brunswick, ttht' TjP Mainside Doctor at Large

Georgia. (color comedy) with Dirk Bo-

AAU 742, Columbia, S.C., was ; grade and Muriel Penlow.
the last of Jacksonville's units to NATTCenter Slaughter on
be commissioned. It was formed 1N 10th Avenue. .

Feb. 19, 1954 and decommissionedSept -T Hospital Trooper Hook.

22. Its commanding officer rt' 4 Saturday, Oct 12
was Comdr. Jack Welch of Spar. I \ Mainside Iron Sheriff (vaster :
.... ... .at' .. / t. .
tanburg, South Carolina. n) with Sterling Hayden and
CIVILIAN TOASTMASTERS' OFFICERS Area; Governor Bob Larson hands the ravel over to
AAU 743, Orlando, was commissioned Don Moran, newly elected president of the Navy Civilian Toastmasters Club of Jacksonville, as other Constance Ford. Also Gee
July 1, 1951 and decommissioned new officers of the club look on. Left to right are Ben Ballering, Sgt-at-Arms; Ernie Newberg, Admin Whizzzzzz.
Sept 15. Its skip- istrative Vice-Fresident; Larson; Moran; Ray Forrest, Educational Vice-President, and Emmett Glasgow NATTCenter Doctor e t

per was Comdr. William Hart- -Secretary-Treasurer.- The officers were installed at a banquet last Tuesday. Large..

mann of Winter Haven, Florida. Monitored Several Times Avenue.Hospital Slaughter on 10th

Structure of the auxiliary nir FOR MILITARYCREDIT
Kiddie Matinee Tall Man
resembled that of an organized -
units Riding (color western) with Ran-
Naval Air Reserve squadron Russian Satellite's Beep
of dolph Scott and Dorothy Malone.
and consisted approximately
i Major oil companies are now Also, The Cats Bat.SundayOrt.n.
five officer pilots and 15 enlisted -
offering credit card privilegesto .
men of, WW most II.of whom were officers and enlisted men Heard By Electronics Lab Mainside Slim Carter (color
eterans with established: credit, accoid- drama) with Jock Mahoney and
The program was designed to ing to Navy Times. Julia Adams. Also, Wet Blanket
Ltjg( ) Roger Graham of NAS Jax Communications Department
furnish training to Naval Air Re currently offering Policy.
Companies repotted Tuesday that the electronics lab picked up signals from the
who unable to affiliate -
servists were this service to military per- NATTCenter Iron Sheriff.
90 minutes Saturday Oct. 5.
Russian satellite approximately every ,
with an organized reserve sonnel include Texaco, Sin Hospital Doctor at Large.
squadron due to living too far clair and Esso.Application The signals were first heard at interference, it was reported.An Monday, Oct. 14
from the parent station. forms can be obtained 0700 by Charles Greene, RD1, and attempt was made Mondayto Mainside Untamed Youth
from service stations. later by Mars Lchti, ET1, and tape recoifd the signals, but (drama) with Mamie Van Doren .

I They are filled out and returned Donald Messer, ET3. Equipment proved futile since it could not be and John Russell. Also, Rocket
mmmmFor to the companies, who used was a straight communications determined if the signals heard Bye Baby.
in turn issue the cards. receiver and the signals were definitely those of the NATTCenter Slim Carter.
Rent Credit cards can be used not were heard on 20.005 and 40.002 satellite. Hospital Iron Sheriff.

I Bdrm. Furn. Cottage. 6C04 Sea- only for purchase of gasolineand megacycles Monday night, however, the Tuesday, Oct. 15
board Ave. $50 Mo. EV80451. oil, but for tires, anti- WILLIAM THOMPSON, MR2, signals were heard four different Mainside Courage of Black:
Austin freeze and other items carriedby attempted to pick up the signals times, first from 1703-1706 on Beauty (drama) with Mimi Gibson

2-13drms. 4740 Arapaha Ave. EV- the service stations. Sunday, but there was too much 40.002 megacycles when the sat- and John Crawford. Alto,

0-8129. Brooks. ellite was supposedly over Wash- Rabbit Stew.NATTCentcr.
Naval Lab Ticks Up
3Rms. Furn. Apt. 2037 Herschel ington, D. C. Untamed<
St. ((5-Pts.). Avail. Oct. 11. Garden Circle Opens Signals From Moon\ THE SIGNALS were again Youth. -

$13.50 Wk. EV-7-4321. Caldwell. New Season FridayThe Signals from the moon have heard at 2005-2007 on 20.005 meg Hospital Slim Carter. Alao,
Wet Blanket
Small Furn. Apt. 4633 Wheeler Naval Air Station Garden been picked up by the Blossom acycles;; the third at 2335-2338 on ----Policy....--
Ave. (Lake Shore). EV94275. Circle will hold its first meetingof Point, Md., Minitrack test facility, 20.005 megacycles, and the last
Groves. the 1957.58 season tomorrow one of the stations that will track time at 0112-0113 on 20 mega CeremonyContinued

2-Bdrm. Guest Hse. Unfurn. Ortega ) at 0930 in the small the scientific earth satellite dur cycles.
(Friday ,
(Apply 2920 Harvard). chapel. ing the International GeophysicalYear The signals were heard by ( from Pale 1))

$65 Mo. Dow. Mrs. J. H. McGloth will dis according to the Office of Regniald Long, RD1; Charles sor, Rear Adm. Delbert S. Corn
For Sale I Flower Arrang Naval Research. Bohling, ET2, and Don Sobuta, well, and also by Capt. Parish
cuss "Japanese This announcement was made since he assumed command of
(Bdrm. Split-level Hse. 7230 Ortega The hostesses will be Mes- ETNSN.
Hills Dr. Avail. Nov. 1. ing.dames Robert Anthony, Charles last week, prior to disclosure of Dave Hayden of PMU, a mem- NAS Jax.
EV42200. Bedsole. Leslie Cook and the Russian earth satellite. ber of W4NEK, Jax Navy Ama- He then concluded the cere
3Bdrm. CB Hse. Ortega Hills Baumeisttr, Using a giant radar transmitter, teur Radio Station, reported he mony with official presentationof
7223 Greenway Dr. EV93883.Miscellaneous David Beesley. Army Signal Corps engineershave picked up the satellite at 1900 aircraft and log books to Fleet
been bouncing signals off Sunday night at his home. liaison officers.

Wanted: Sell or swap 51ft. 3- WEEKEND TIDE the moon. These signals are Charles Walters, ATC, presi- Lcdr. G. C. Harrison receivedthe
Bdrm. Hse.-trlr. for 3-Bdrm. HIGH LOW picked up by highly sensitive dent of the amateur radio club of S2F, and Lcdr. L. O. Betti the

Hse. Location desired Wescon- AM PM AM I'M radio tracking equipment. the Station reported picking up A3D.
., .
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nett/Venetia Ter. Sell part of Fri 9:15: 9:30: 2:42: 3:17: Frustrated Filoaofer: If you signals at approximately 1200 .
equity. EV-9-8238. Route 4, Sat 9:54: 10:08: 3:19: 3:15: Saturday.
milk Rally
must over spilled condense Big
cry the radio
also reported
Box Road. Hayden ,
303 or 6372 Collins Sun 10:35: 10:53: 4:00: 4:40:
Watcrmolen. it. club did not monitor the satellite's (Continued from Page 1)

___. .
.. m. '> signals as a group.
civilian to the Community
''''''' personnel *
"' ''
: .:' \\'N': J Ji I Chest-United Fund," he

Cub Pack 131 concluded.

i Abernathy, also representing the
1 "'f ; : Makes GainsNAS local CC-UF, likewise expressed

: appreciation for the fine support
\a ass Jax-sponsored Cub Pack received each year from Navy
131 is regaining membership lost Jacksonville

during the summer months, as a Also on hand were command.
J' direct result of Cub recruiting efforts ing officers of various units par-
: and Jax Air News publicity. ticipating the drive. Each has
Roundup of new Cub Scouts is signified full support.

continuing and parents with boys During the campaign, militaryand
eight to 10 years of age interestedin civilian personnel of commands *
1 Cubbing should contact Comdr. based at NAS Jacksonville
ba Todd at extension 8466 or 489. ; NAS Cecil Field; NAAS
r 4
I Newly selected committeemenand Mayport; Navy Fuel Depot, and
e ;fA44} den mothers are meeting almost Industrial Managers Office are

\ ,,::1 weekly in order to give the being asked to contribute.
't : "' Cubs an outstanding program "One's fair share" giving guide
J1 : 0 ,\ :! this Scout year. has been established for the drive.

.__........... "',4u.NW' At present, Cubs from Pack 131 Overall "dollar" goal: has been set
I are distributing fire prevention at $100,000, with pro-rata shares
NEW GRAY LADIES REGISTER Etgistratlon women of Red willing Cross Gray to devote Lady time trainees to this took outstanding place- pamphlets to NAS Jax quartersand established for participating units

at the Naval Hospital here last week.chairman On hand, to l\1rs.greet WiUrffl FletJlman, (center, rear) who told the housing areas. They're also .
: welfare work was Gray Lady orientation class and probation period ahead of them. Checking forms preparing for this month's program Daffynishuns: Experience -
new trainees of a weeklong) Mesdames William McGinnis, Bert Smith, Maxey Powell and Richard theme, "Ghost/ and Goblin the best teacher. It should be,
front (left to right Dixon and Robert
Juel row wnrred nHhman, Sidney!
.'i her. Rear, Mesdame* Don Knoerr, Dirk larMiller. -,,"' rftniiderlng what it COtl.f .



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Stovall Named To

t JAX.NEWSThree. AIR SPORTS Helm Of VarsityBasketball SquadJax

Navy Flier basketball

hopefuls roughly 20 strong, arc

Teams Tied For now whipping into shape under

newly named coach, Herbert


Mainside Football LeadThe The squad has been practicing

under trainer Warren Timm since

Mainside Intramural Touch Football League lead is first day of workouts last Tues

currently being shared by three teams, all holding perfect x day.

marks. Practice is being held weekdaysfrom

FAWTU picked up its fourth a 1530-1730 at Mainside gym.
stripe, but rugged defensive play
victory Wednesday, whipping Interested persons are invited to
by lIal Robichard, Carl Haskell,
NARTU, 60. Fasron Six ko'd try out.
Jill Dixon, Chet Barwick and
VAP-62 "A", 13-6 for its third r 1 An attractive schedule is
John Fowler warded off a score. p
win, while VW-4 remained idle planned for the coming season
With little time
with a 3-0 record.DEFENDING remaining, with such powerhouses as South.
AP-62 series of
completed a
CHAMPION VP. eastern AAU champion Gibbs
passes for their only score. The
18 showed offensive improvementand Vikings, University of Florida
extra failed.
point attempt
Freshmen, Jacksonville Univer-
a potent defense in whipping
Summaries of games should be sity, Florida Southern Collegeand
VA-172, 6-0, and NAUTU, 12-0,
submitted Jax Air -' --'-'
to the News
many potent service teams
to elevate their record to 21.
for up-to-date game coverage FLIER FUNDAMENTALS -Three hopefuls for the Jax Navy providing opposition.
Fasron Six and VAP-62 "A" Flier basketball team look on as trainer Warren Timm, (right) Approximately thirty gamesare
played their tilt on a sloppy field. demonstrates proper movement for a "bounce-pass" Timm actedas
inter- coach prior to selection of Herbert Stovall as Flier mentor.
In the Joe Hedges
game, AvFund
KegTeam Looking on are, left to right<< Brian Mussel, who pitched for the Included are annual tilts with
cepted a pass on VAP-62's 20 yard Fliers in the recent baseball season; Dick :Matthews, and Hob service powerhouses such as the

line and sprinted across the goal Wright, another former baseballer. Initial workouts for the Flier Parris Island Marines, Fort Gor- .

line for Fasron's first score. Billy Holding varsity began last week. don, Pensacola Navy and Eglin

Duyck tossed a for the con
pass AFB.
Clean SlateWith First Annual Tourney ,
A tentative schedule lists open

BOTH OFFENSES bogged ing day Thursday, Nov. 21, with
down in the mud with neither a winning skein of 68
the Fliers Orlando AFB
Two Of Set hosting
team threatening again before the straight games over two seasonsin Days Firing in a night game.

the NATTCenter intramural I .

half.Early in the second half, Fas bowling league, unprecedented in

ron Six moved from their terri- league history, the Aviation Fundamentals For Invitational Golf MeetA FrcelancersAttend

tory inside VAP-62's 20 yard bowlers show no signsof

stripe and on fourth down, Art weakening.For .
Lussier hit Jim Keefe,' who prize list valued at $500 is being drawn up for the first Si.John's .
the third straight week,
annual Jax Navy Invitational Golf Tourney, scheduled for the
into the end from
romped zone
I AvFund has powered along withan
long NAS Jax course Oct. 24-25. Shoot
the line for another
four-yard unspoiled record, but is being

Falcon score. hounded now by AE School, also Invitations have been sent to The St. John's Bowmen played

A strong aerial attack put victorious in last week's action. all golf courses end country clubsin
AE School Grabs host Sunday to archers from
VAP-62 on the Fasron four-yard this area, with tourney officials
M/Sgt "Red" Greenweed still Jacksonville, Daytona: Orlando
holding high hopes of having a
leads Station Golf TitleThe and Ocala.
Center keglers with his 175
number of entries.A .
Crackerjax Cage pin average for the AvFund team. large The shoot was reported to have
All Station Spring intra-
CERTIFIED club handicap
8tudlnrl been one of the finest for quite
Squad Undergoes AvFunrt 12 0 mural golf championship was must accompany each participant's some time, mainly because of the
AI: School 1 1
thrown for grabs last
NAWS School 10 2 up application, along with entry fine animal targets used.
AO School 5 7 Thursday at the NAS Jax golf
fee of dollars.
5 7 I In the Bowmen division Bill)
Initial WorkoutThe SupSpllnti .
: course, and the Sparkies of AE
MnrAvDet AK School 3 1 11 9 The event, hoped to be first of Weatherby with 695, took top
School NATT-
Jax Navy. Crackerjax.. with AGO School 1 11AE representing an annual affair, will be contestedin honors, followed by Fred Daven
Center, captured it in fine
new coach Patti Ashcraft at the four divisions over the 18-hole port of the host team, with Dick

helm, held the first practice ses- Honor Graduates fashion.The NATTCenter route. Prizes will be given low VanMullen of Jax Navy taking

sion of the year last Tuesday witha represen- gross and low net winners in each third.In .
tatives, playing Mal inside
fine tryout of veterans and first' Named At CenterCharles group. the Novice shoot, Fred
champion NARTU, took the
year players. Lindsey, AE1, of Val- Golfers may play either day of Marshe of the Jax Bowhunters
match, 12 to :5 1x.! Both teams
Forming necleus of the.squad dosta, Ga., was honor' student i in the tourney. Practice rounds will was tied with Gary Scott of the
their titles last
are holdovers Sophie Sayatovich, last week's graduation at Aviation won league be allowed Oct. 22-23. St. John's team with a 525 to

Carolyn Johnson and Ruth Brad- Electrician's Mate Schoo!] spring. prevent the Navy crew from
Although the playoff was IN OTIIER GOLF news, first
shaw. Class B, at NATTCenter while sweeping all honors.
shot under unfavorable condi- round match play in the annual
Skipper Ashcraft, who was idle Corpl. John Kinzie, of Savannah, tions, Lcdr. Robert Stamatisand Jacksonville Mixed Two-Ball
last year due to injuries, hopes to Ga., and Stanley Langorgen,
Joseph Van Vactor, AEC, Tourney will be contested at NAS
floor a team this that will VP-18 Keglers
year AEMAN, of Lincoln, Neb. shared managed to fire 82's. Jax Sunday.
put Jax Navy back on the top in top honors in the A School.
Due to the expected large number Pace AL CircuitVW4's

league competition.Plans ..... ... ..
.. .. .. ., of entrants the will be
... ;. : ;' I: course
are being made to enter .: :>:,oti.C : JII" "
{ :: : No. One team is in
closed that
to casual day
play on
the Crackerjax: in the City 1 '; ..' [ ,, ",< undisputed possession of first
until after 1400.
League, plus having them play a :; ; ./. place in the National Leagueas
full schedule of intra-service : :; : ;;; '/ \> In events last weekend, Timu- Mainside intramural bowl-
contests. .j .. quana CC defeated NAS Jax, 20-

Any Waves interested in tryingout :., :,., ...... ''::: ;( 6. ing teams ended the third weekof

Bob White captured the first play.
for the team are urged to report ,.
to King Hall at 1630 on award in the flag tourney by fin- VW-4 No.1 defeated VFP-

for ishing his last stroke with the ball 62 "A", 3.1, hiking its averageto
- weekdays practice sessions.
in the 18th cup. .875. Second place Fasron

Capt. Kenneth Wheeler won 109 tripped Supply, 3il, while

Center IM Football ... second 16 feet from VW-4 No. 5 stopped VA-172
...., ..... ,. place, ending
"''.,;'' .', '..-. "O" by the same score.
;;':' .:. the final pin with E. W. Scantle-
League Shapes Up i' .: ',;},:" ; bury winning show honors. In the American League,

VP-18's defending tit 11 s t s
As Race
Wide-Opcn Little Army-Navy Tilt moved into the top position,

Action in the NATTCenter intramural -' .,. ;: blanking VAP-62 f'P"0..
touch football league Is 150-Pound Battle Former leader 0 & R dropped .

got underway last Monday with a Army and Navy will lock hornsin down to third place.

full schedule of games, after aweek's gridiron combat at Annapolis FAW-11 defeated VA-172 by
r shutout and Fasron Six did
delay. Md., on Oct. 26 in the 150-pound
The Marine Aviation Detachment : service academy football cham- likewise to VA-176 "E". Dis-

seven took the measure ot pionship game. pensary won over VAP-62

NAWS School, 21-0, while the Pitting the lightweight teams of "Sh", 3-1, and VA-176 "E"

Aviation Fundamentals team + the two institutions, the contest blanked the Waves.

passed its way to a 20-6 victoryover :/ ::: Y4 0 '" will be the first "Little Army- This week's standings and
<: results of other matches were
Support Splinters.The "'
Navy Game. All proceeds go to
Sparkles of AE School and the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial not available at press time.

the Ordnancemen of AO squaredoff SPIKER SERVES Stretchlnr for an attempted smash at the Stadium building fund.

in what probably was the ball Is VW-4'. Tom Smith during action In a Mainside intramural Game is slated to be telecast by Waitress: "Select your pie,

most important game played. AO volleyball contest last week at Mainside Gym. The 'Cane Hunters the American Broadcasting Co. please."

took the game, 126. defeated VFP-62 in this contest. Watching Smith's volley are team. > Customer: "Is it compulsory?"

In other action, AK School mates Dave Llndsley, left, and John Visconti. Volleyball matchesare Safety Slogan: Say it with Waitress: "No, it's mince and
played during the noon hour at the gym and at various hangar
downed AGO, 120. sites brakes and save the flowers. raspberry"