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EM Advancement Test Results


Reveal 351 Passing, 195 RatedAs Y '$ }#

a result of August fleet- exams at NAS Jax, 61 passed the exam for E-5 ratings with

wide examinations for prowith 33 being rated. Those 18 of them being xated. In all,

motions of enlisted personnel taking the E-5 test numbered 47 took the test.

at NAS Jax and NATTCenter, 119 with 43 passing and 25
it has been revealed that 632 being rated. ONE HUNDRED-thirt y nine

took exams for pay grades four A TOTAL of 104 took the aspirants took the E-6 examination -
Avith 81 passing and
through six. E-6 exam with 35 passing and.
NAS JAX registered 335 nine earning rates. 50 being rated. L '

taking the test with NATTAt NATTCenter, 110 out of All rates are effective Dec- >i '

Center having a total of 297. 111 passed the E-4 test, with ember 1, it has been pointedOut i

of 112 taking the E-4 60 being rated. :21 men passed out.


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VOL. 15 No. 33 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 21 November 1957

F ,1):1TiiLAr; : CNO CitationGiven 'I \

; ai
:. ;

1 t NABAerology
IL .. "EENIE MEENIE-" -This was a familiar around the
Unil Station the past few days, sailors taking time out to cast a
< ballot for Jax Navy Basketball Queen. Voting took place last

& Citing of NAS Jax Aerology Thursday and ended Tuesday night Lucky winner, announcedlast
Division for night was Dee Hopkins, (bottom photo). This perplexed
of Operations Dcpt unidentified sailor was one of many who had a hard time choos-
exceptional weather observationwas ing his favorite. Poster was displayed at NATTCenter. (Se.

\ the subject of a letter sent other photo, page 4.)

to NAS Jax commanding officer,
Future Is Uncertain
Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr., re-

cently.The recommendation was from New Pay Raise Proposal

the Office of CNO, and was

based on the latest six-month

summaries of errors in meteoro-

logical surface observations received Gets Pentagon SpeedUpThe

from the National Weather

Records Service.
Pentagon is hard at work this week on the Defense De-
.t Less than one-half of one
w. percent partment's new pay raise proposal which will call for a six percent
errors were recorded in theDivision's
cost-of-living increase for personnel with at least two years ser-
I vice, according to Navy Times.
the 89 shore activities sub- ..
mitting similar information, only Under the new plan, person- phased into the high Cordiner
four others had nel would start drawing six per
a discrepancyrate rates over a four-year period and
that low. cent more than their present pay
persons with less than two year's
Heading the Division is Aero- or the Cordiner salary rates, service.

logical Officer, Comdr. D. N. whichever is higher.EXCEPTIONS I Drafts of the proposed plan

._ _. .... .. .... ... Seller, assisted by Lcdr. C. G. TO this would I will
- -- -- "' '''---' --- -- -- -- -- -------- soon clear through each

LADY WEATHERMAN Wave Helen Sword, AGAN Broman, duty forecaster. be 0-5s and above who would be I service and then completed pack-

trained at Aerographer's School Lakehursi N. J., for weather Also serving as duty forecasters ---- --------- age will be sent to the Budget
data work, has been with the NAS Jax Aerology Division since are P. L. Rhoads, AGC; W. L> Bureau. No official date has
June of lihs year. Here she takes temperature reading comprising Heaglcy, AGC, and W. L. Dan-
part of hourly aircraft weather information made availableby iels, AG1. Air, News Early been set for clearing the plan for
teletype to pilots up and down the east coast as far west as Congress, but officials have in-
Texas. Four Waves, M. L. Lane, AG2; Next WeekDue
-- ---- --- J. J. Riddle, AGAN; II. J. Sword, (Please turn to Page 3, CoL 1))
tot h e Thanksgiving .
AGAN, and M. J. Riley, AG1, --- -
holiday next Thursday, the
Chest-United Drive comprise remaining personnel, Jax Air News will be pub- Jax Musician
along with B. J. Baucco, AG3; II.
lished one day early, Wednes-
Radke, AG3, and W. S. Dorsch. day, Nov. 27. Shows Talent

Rated SuccesfulFinal Also, J. F. Breen, AG3; E. It's requested that all PIOs

Hansen, AG3; E. J. Boland, AG2;
have copy and photos in earl-
figures show that the Community ChestUnitedFund H. A. Eder, AGAN; R. E. Bates, ier than usual.ARTIST For PaintingA
AG3, and M. J. Mooney, AN.
drive conducted among Navy units in the Jacksonvillearea ,
-- Jax N a v y musician has
74% of the goal of $100,000.Through .
soared over combined arts"to
two of the "fine
NOV."y 10, one week I within respective units, plus I + .' give himself both an occupa-
v ; >
past closing date of the drive,I members of the Steering Com l : : tion and hobby in the fields of

$74,269 had been contributed by mittee, are to be congratulatedfor music and art.
military and civilian personnelin I their efforts. This is another <, Jerry Friedman, MU3, of the
this area, including those .. NAS Jax Band, recently won
indication that Navy military and
,,' ,, ',
serving aboard three carriers >
civilian personnel in Jax havea prize i n Contemporary
home-based at Mayport. and show"
Painting took "best in
heart and do care about those
CAPT. WILLIAM DUNN.: award at the Jacksonville Beach
less fortunate than themselves. :,<
chairman of the Steering Com- .,. Art Show, with his first oil
"Once again we can take pridein
mittee which engineered the record of in "L+; painting, a lonely bass player
our participation z/t 1
drive, along with his co-chairman 6i : walking away from a jam ses-
the Community Chest-United f! '
Charles dart, have expressed I" ,} sion. The picture is titled simply
Fund drive, the chairmen
thanks and congratulations to all : \ J\ "Session."
echoed. : '
those who participated in the I COMMUNITY SERVICE ,'"* \,' r.Y. Friedman worked primarilywith
drive. "This year's drive was a : ? f pen and ink and pencil
Awards, emblematic of 100%, or I '
real test for Jax Navy, and the' sketches until he painted "Ses-
better, participation, have now "
i I v, sion.
entire military and civilian pop!
been awarded to four commands, ..
ulation responded generously. :"" A versatile musician, he playssax
I and some 40 units under various
"The hundreds of keymeni I and clarinet in the band.
commands participating in the
Friedman has studied the sax

Omes Is AO Honorman campaign.NAS I for 16 years, the clarinet for nine
Jax NARTU Fleet Air
Pfc. John Omes, of New Or- and if those aren't enough, the
Wing 11, and NAAS Mayport
leans, La., was honor student in busy musician-artist took up the
have been cited for exceeding
last week's graduation at Avia- their goals while the following _._..___.n_ bass two years ago.

tion Ordnanccmen School ClassA units have also received awards AT WORK-Jerry Friedman, MU3, of the NAS Jax A graduate of the Navy's
at NATTCenter. : .Band, is adding a few finishing touches to a pencil sketch while Washington D. C. School of Mu-

Omes, who entered the Ma- Administration Comptroller and his prize-winning oil painting "Session" sets beside him, sic, the Brooklyn N.Y., native
rines in is Industrial Relations DepartmentsPlease giving the Navy artist inspiration. "Session" took first prize for
January, still unas- I also studied privately in his
Contemporary Painting and "best in show" at the recent Jack-
signed. i ( turn f o Page 2, Col. 5)) sonville Beach Art Show. hometown.Latest .



Page JAX AIR NEWS November ""_ il


Jt1X tfJl s MOVIES

wwwr vtz Thursday, Nor. 21 ,

Mainside-Young and Dangerous I'
Published every Thursday for Navy and Marine acUvltiea at Naval Air '
nation Jacksonville, Fl*. (teen drama) with Mark

CapL Elliott W.'Ilaufr. .....HAS.,.Jacksonville....... ".... ..? Commanding Officer i Damon and Jean Littrell. Also,
Comdr. Robert ....: : :=,,,,::.m Executive Officer Little Red Hen.NATTCenterRockabilly.
Fleet Air Jacksonville -
Rear Adm. Wendell O. Swltzer .. .?. Commander Baby
Capt. S. .. Searcjr, Jr. -. .-,-- Chiei of Staff musical drama) with
Fleet Air Wing Eleven (teen Vir.
Capt. Sidney J. Lawrence ......... .... ......_... Commander I ginia Bowly and Douglas Ken-
Capt. T, E. White of Staff
Naval Ali'Technical Training" ..i.iChid :iih nedy.
Capt. Charles L. Moore Jr. Commanding Officer __ _
Comdr. Wilfred E. riesKmanCapt. ::' ::: '::'::::' .:::::::::::::::::.. ExecuUve Officer Hospital Death In Small

Benjamin N. Ahl ..............?xaval'HoapltalCapt. __.._.. Commanding Officer aX Doses (drama) with Peter Graves -
Marcy Shupp .?...._??...._" ..........................M........ Executive Officer and Marla Powers.
"l i AnTO" B'
Capt. Norman O. Anderaoq ........M.......... ...............M..ooI........ Commanding Officer ," Friday NOT. 22
Comdr. William E. Hardy.................... ... .............. ._..... Executive Officer Mainside Tarnished Angel

Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds in .r.ckaonYine..l. Florida (drama) with Rock Hudson and
at no expense to the government and In compliance with N A VEX OS P-35
Rev. Nov. IMS Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnelof 1 Dorothy Malone.NATTCenterYoung.
Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station. Naval Air Technical Tralnlnc and Dan-
Center Fleet Air Wing 11. Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. y ''vL. K. Xntr
Naval tospital. Little Red Hen.
Service Information Officer ...... ._ Lcdr. J. F. Klrklifhter. Jr. 'gerous. _
Managing Editor Andrew H. Planey > Hospital Rockabilly Baby.
Assistant Editor Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters Jack Holmes PHI: Saturday NOT. 23
L'nhV irJ ; John Isbell. JOSN; Ben Sylar, SN; Phyllis Fletcher; t
Jax News In a member of the Armed Forces Press Service.: .t Mainside Prince and The
Material appearing in this publication cnn be reprinted providing credit Is Showgirl (color comedy drama)
,Iven. Photographs unless otherwise'credited, are official U. S. Navy photo
gra Editorial with Marilyn Monroe and Lau-
offices located In Room WO Main Administration Building. 'r
Phone extensions 8184. 8346. 272 or 218. AR : rence Oliver.

I .......- -.--- NATTCenter Tarnished i

EM Invite MARINE HONOR STUDENT-S/Sgt. James Wright (right) Angel.
May shown receiving a Staff NCO swagger slick from Lt. Col. W. P. Hospital-Young and Dangerous. -
Mitchell Marine Aviation Detachment commanding officer, for .
Dinner Guests performing his duties in a highly commendable manner. S/Sgt Sunday NOT. 24
Enlisted Invite Wright graduated as honor student from Aviation Ordnance
may Mainside Decision at Sundown
School at NATTCenter this month. He has been transferred to -
guests to take Thanksgiving MCAS Cherry Point. N. C. (western) with Randolph' I
dinner with them aboard Scott and Valerie French. Also
the Station by purchasing
Fasron Six VP-16 VA-44 VA-35 Report Cat-Astrophe.
, tickets in advance. NATTCenter-Prince and the
(Personnel are invited to visit Men may bring their wife, Showgirl.

the USO Servicemen's Club at 33 children and parents as guestsor Scoutinq SquadronsVP16 Hospital-Tarnished Angel.

W. Forsyth St. The club is open one non-family guest. Spe- Monday NOT. 25
from 0900 to 2300 daily.)
cial meal tickets for guest I Mainside-Saint Joan (drama)

Thursday, Nov. 21Ballroom and for personnel on comrats I' League title.Recreation. with Richard Widmark and Jean

dance class. Also, Bingo and will be sold by cashiers at VP-16 held a cocktail party re- officer, Ensign R. C. Seberg.

prizes. NAS and NATTCenter mess cently in the Oriental room of Naab, announced VP-16 will en- NATTCenter-Decision at Sun-

Friday, Nov. 22-Thanksgiving halls during the noon meal, the 'O' Club in honor of four ter mainside intramural basketball down.
semi-formal dance-NAS Nov. 21 through Nov. 27. play.
departing officers.
Hospital Prince and the
Band, 2000.Thursday. Prices of tickets are $1 for -
During latter of the week
Honored guests were Lcdr. P. Showgirl.
Nov. 28Thanksgiving civilian guests, 80 cents for
Buffet, 1800-2000. Food furnished enlisted personnel authorizedto J. Fagan, Lt. R. R. Allen, Lt (jg) VP-16 will be taking part In VP-
G. N. Dulin and CWO-4 J. M. SSK exercises held in southern
and served by the Jacksonville purchase meals and 50 ChestUnitedContinued
Canfield. water off the Florida keys.
Pilot Club-FREE. 2000- cents for dependent children

Thanksgiving program.Employe under 12 years of age. There VP-16s football team took the e e eVA ( from Page 1))

will be no refund on unused final game of the regular season -44 I serve Training Detachment, un-

tickets. from VA-172 with an impressive Football and a new arrival der NARTU; Fasron Nine, VA-

Eyes 32-0 victory. Coupled with a 12-0 highlight this weeks' news at 104, FawTuLant Detachment A

Feminine voice on phone: "Is win over VP-18, the squadron "Fighting" Attack Squadron 44. FaetuLant Detachment Two,

Service AwardRobert this Flannigan, Finch, McMortonand finished in a three way tie for The ballfield behind the skeet VAP-62, Staff ComFairJax,

Fitzgerald?" first place. club was the scene of bloody VAH-1, Staff CAG-1, Staff Air

Garth, supervisory gen- Switchboard Girl: "Yes It is, Led by chief D. D. Crockett, combat last Saturday when the Task Group 201, and Staff Air

eral engineer employed at Public madam." who finished first in the individual line division "Mouseketeers" de Task Group 202, under ComFairJax -

Works Department of NAS Jax, Feminine Voice: "I want to scoring, the bowling team feated the structures division ; Nurses Corps and Medical

is among eleven Navy Depart- speak to Fuzzy." won the National Bowling "Tigers," 12-0, in a "touch" (7)) Services Corps, of Naval Hos
#__n.n ____ pital.
ment employees who have been luinuau game. I
recommended to receive the VA-44 extends a hearty wel ALSO Medical, Comptroller,
Supply, Security, Industrial Relations
j.74: come aboard
Rockefeller Public Service to Lt. Bob Komoroff Administration Overhaul
Award.A who has just completed a
I and Repair, and Operations De-
course of instruction
at the
Committee on Selection will partments, ComNabSix Disease
screen the eleven candidates who Graduate School, Monterey, Vector Control Center, Navy
Calif. He'll become the
were chosen from among employees Hornets Fuel Depot, and Naval Air Mo-
of all Federal agencies. b, i. ( t weapons officer.
e bile Training Detachment, all
Between five and ten Navy employees e listed under NAS Jax during the

are selected each year Fasron Six Fasron Six drive; Staff Fleet Air Wing 11
'for the award. aboard VP-5 VP-1 Fasron 109 and
Ensign Thomas Walrond, William ,
The Rockefeller Public Service Lenning, AE1; Maurice VW-4, of ComFairWing 11; car-
'Award, administered by Prince- AE2 Jacoby, riers USS Antietam USS Lake
: II. Thomas Williams
AD 3.
ton University a s a national r : ; The Champlain, and USS Saratoga;
'trust, is designed to give special squadron had a short AGO School, HAWS School, AE
recognition to outstanding public ceremony at quarters Monday School, Marine Aviation Detach-

'service by civilians In govern- I. morning when Barney Price, ment Dental and Medical Departments -
ment ando establish incentive YN1, was given his new chiefs
t hat all of NATTCenter.
by the
for continuance and advance- commanding officer. THE NINE participating units

ment of those in the service. Y Price.Congratulations are extended to listed in the beginning of the

The awards will enable each _t SA drive contributed a total of

recipient to spend not less than e $62,769, or 62.7% of the $100,000

'six months at an educational institution VA-35 goal. An additional, $12,000 donated -

in the U. S. or abroad. A-35 added another 12 Navy by personnel serving i

"Es" to its score recently in a 'aboard the Mayport-based carriers

Worldwide Holiday straffing and minimum-altitude USS Lake Champlain USS

Bible Reading Due bombing complex. This brings to Antietam, and USS Saratoga,
37 the "Es" earned in this training makes it a total of $74,269, or

Worldwide Bible Reading-an cycle. 174.2%, of the goal.

annual program that unites millions Three of the pilots, Lcdr. B. W, breakdown of the units and
of people in some 50 coun- Smith, Lt. (jg) D. M. Bell and 'their percentages at the close
tries in daily readings of selected B. Patrick i I
Bible starts Thanks- ...... ,, ------' .- .n_...._.__._ _.............m...._...___ i\JgLL" in took of the drive shows: NARTU',
passages CHOICE-Dolls vote the complex \ 100.18%; FAW-11, 73.3%; NAS
DOLLS FIRST easily won majority I
giving Day and ends on Christ- Single "Es"
went to Lt. G. Jax ,
at an impromptu junior miss gathering recently between aislesat A. 73.C5; NAAS Mayport
mas.Bookmark the Navy Exchange Toyland, with Nancy Stadler (left) Falter for straffing and to Lcd! 64.2%; NATTCenter, 55.5% Com
lists of readings are strongly casting a vote for a cuddlesome curley head. Looking on C. E. Busby, Lcdr. J. R. Constar Fairfax, 53.03% Naval Hospital,
available from The American are (clockwise) Pam Hutchison Linda Espenshade and Carol tine, Lt. (jg) R. I. Taylor Lt. 49.3 ; '
% [
Assistant Man
Nix. Girls and boys alike can find almost any toy their little ; Industrial
.Bible Society, 450 Park Ave., hearts desire at the well-stocked Navy Exchange facility (jg) J. H. Mauldin and Lt. (Og j ) ager's Office, 36.3%; and NAS
New York 22, N. Y. located in Building 554. R. B. Fisher. for bombing. I Cecil Field, 34.02%.


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21 November 1957 SAX AIR NEWS Page

l 11: Fleet--- Brass [ '. Charters Go

; :

Tours 'Carib' i r1. : ?r to NAS Jax

, ,: ., ..:" .. ,> ',.1
With VP18Patrol .,
} }>"Ytf ,'I,', <. 1 Scout UnitsCharters

Y aa. 1 .>
Squadron 18 was hon- '.
\ \ for all three Scouting
ored recently by being selectedto >,:
units at NAS Jax were
provide transportation In an Florida Coun-
recently by
operational aircraft for Vice-
cil, Boy Scouts of America
; Adm. Russell, Deputy CinCLant-
}Qt Explorer Post 131 has 14 boys
Flt; Rear-Adm. Sutherland, Com-
I kt registered with H. R. Abney as
FairWingSlant; and an accom-
t advisor Scout Troop 131 regis-
panying group of officers on an
informal familiarization tour of 15LTw tered 38 boys under leadership of

the Caribbean Area. L. E. Seibert.

This group of officers from CUB PACK 131 has 46 boys

ClnClantFlt Staff Included Cap- -w---- -wJ % with Carl Heise as Cubmaster.

tain Hopkins, Captain Stuart and s z Ae Capt. I. N. Curtis is institutional
Lt. Weaver. representative for the three units.
Stops were made at Naval I : .-. Working with Abney in the Ex-
Stations at San Juan and Roose- ____ .' plorer group is Mr. Wall as assistant -

velt Roads, Puerto Rico, and ir: ..t" advisor; Capt. Frank Norris;

NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. v h Comdr. R. E. Forster; J. D. Eck-

The group traveled over 3,000 S: ?1" ard, and Randolph King.

miles Officers on the of the three-day tour. .-V: '__ :;'''''''''''N.... ... ..." .. .'t".M"----- ___"_.__n H. N. Wilson is working with
crew selectedfor Seibert in preparation to takingover
the Aviation FundamentalsSchool
this mission included
at NATTCenter team up in preparation to start an AD-4O as part of their Instruction. as scoutmaster of Troop 131
Gillock, patrol plane commanderand Each student at Fundamentals School must take a turn at starting the aircraft and also at hand early next year. Oliver Wrightand
skipper of the squadron, and ling the C02 bottles. Giving Wave Marie Mann pre-startlng instructions (top of the plane) II James Magee are assistants.ON .
Lt (jg) Gerhan, and Lt (jg) M/Sgt. Ernie O'Neal. Elaine Secotte (left) and Beverly Bullin do the honors with the extinguish- THE ADULT committeeare

Doskoch. ers. .
chairman John Loftus; C. M.
Crew members included chief
Canterbury; D. R. Moran; G. C.
Harvey, plane captain; C. L. Dou- Tour Of Station Division-Of-Month' Award Is Dorsey C.; C. Caldwell; Capt
phanis AOC J. D.
Kelly AT3
; ,
J. C. McCurdy Grover Scott and
J.Clark B., Benton AT2., ADR3 The ,flight and E.was C. Via TV PlannedTelevision Initiated By Fasron 109 Frank LaGrange;

made in a squadron P2V-7. viewers will be Something new has been added to monthly personnel inspections Chaplain R. E. Osman, William

taken on a "tour" of NAS at Pnemn. mo. railed "Division-of-the Month" award. Stone, Joseph Carroll and Freddie -
Jacksonville on the Navy tele- ''It''was first"t fdi i--October.At : I Etzler are assistants to cub-

DIVINESERWCES vision production "Across the that time, Air Frames Divi- exercises. master Heise. Serving on the
Officers from two other squadrons -
Quarterdeck" Nov. 27 on sion of the squadron won the committee are: Comdr. L. C.
also mark the on
Channel 12, WFGA-TV at award and it proved so success- their performance. When all Corvell; L. B. Price; Ron Jew-

1900. ful that it has become a per- tabulated the ett; James Lyons; John Damon;
marking is new
The program will include a manent fixture. Comdr. J. F. Todd, and Paul
All Saints Chapel visit via camera to points of winner is announced.
ON THE FIRST Friday of each Bruening.In .
interest aboard Station Along with the'title goes an
Sunday, NOT. 24 ,
commanding officer the last boys
month, the free year, seven
0930 Sunday School, Bldg. featuring various departmentsand At afternoon's liberty and a been awarded
makes his usual inspection. Inn. from Troop 131 have -
722; Service of Worship, Cha- their functions. completion, he marks each divi- party at the Bluejackets the Eagle rank. They are:
Capt.. Elliott W. Parish Jr., Financing for the party comes
plain Osman.
sion set of pre-arranged Clark Mac-
on a Billy McKinstry
welfare and ;
officer f the from squadrons'
commanding 0
1100 Service of Cha-
Worship I
recreation fund.NOVEMBER'S. Phee; David Curtis; Paul Daleen;
Station, will also appear on
plain Reagan. Rawlins Wells Top Robin Lewis; Cecil Jones, and
1830 the program, third in a seriesof "Division-of-the
Teen-Age Fellowship, Merrifield.
Bldg. 722. locally produced shows depicting AE School GradsRobert Month" is the Administration Terry

Jacksonville Navy at Personnel Division (who under
19CO-United Fellowship of Pro- Rawlins, A E I A N, of
Assistant Division Officer Ensign
testants, Bldg. 722. Monessen, Penn., and Paul Wells, Fish drilled for the previous Paring

Monday, NOT. 25 AEMAN, of Dexter, Ia., shared week in preparation for the
1900-Singspiration, Bldg. 722. Here's an item gleaned from a top honors in last week's gradua- inspection.) Forces ForecastBroad

Thursday, NOT. 28 small town newspaper, about tion at Aviation Electrician'sMate
16CO-Junior Choir Rehearsal, opening of the baseball season: School Class A at NATT- From a poll taken at their changes in the Naval
Bldg. 722.1915A11. Center. party, it seems that the men Reserve program are seen within -
"The baseball game between think it's "darn good idea."
Saints' Choir rehearsal a the next two years, end result -
Bldg. 722. I Pulse Normal and Chittlin' Wells, who entered the Navyin Comdr. Paul Holmes, squadron being a smaller Reserve
St. Edward's Switch, which was played at Sam August, 1956 has been trans- skipper, must agree, because he geared to fight on a few hours'
Chapel Jones' cow pasture yesterday, ferred to VA-54, NAS, Miramar, commented that never beforehe notice.

Sunday, NOT. 24 was temporarily delayed in the while Rawlins, who joined the has seen any squadron look Considerable reduction in reserve -

0830.1000 King Hall, Bldg. second inning when Elmer Bid- Navy in March, 1957, will reportto quite so sharp. units located any great

563 (St. Edward's Chapel closed dle slid into what he thought was AEW Squadron 15, Patuxent distance from the East and West

for repairs.) third base." River Md. coasts would probably with
Daily 0630-Small _. .. ....r. Jl.J ..1 go
Chapel. such a program.

Saturday,NOT. 23 First significant drop in pay-

0800-Small ChapelSt. FJ For Rent billets in the Naval Reserve will

Luke's Chapel probably not come before fiscal
Furn. Room: 3338 Randall
Sunday, Nov. 24 1960.
}i (Avondale) EV 4-4678. Hertzman.
C630-Catholic Mass An announcement that fleet
Furn. Room. 1516 Seminole Rd.
0930 Service of Divine Wor- EV 9-5060. Holloway.For ships assigned to the Naval Re-

ship, Chaplain Bryant. Sale serve training program have been

3-Bdrm. Home Bartholf Ave. organized into four squadrons,
Pay Raise two on each coast, is also expected -
$68 Mo. Lt. Amor VAH-1.

(Continued from Page 1)) V? g4 1 3Bdrm. Home. Midway NAS soon.
dicated they hope 'to have it Cecil and NAS Jax EV 7-6066/
4 ,
ready by January, when the ) $ f \ \ c. : Ext 592. Short.

lawmakers return.OFFICIALS 1 4: MiscellaneousWill WEEKEND TIDE

THIS week ex- : c sell 46-Ft. 2 Bdrm. mobile HIGH LOW

plained how the six-per cent j / : home, or trade for equity in nice AM PM AM PM

scheme will figure in with the 2 or 3 Bdrm Home. Trlr brand
Fri. 8:07: 8:28: 1:32: 2:15
Cordiner rates under the draft new, loaded with extras. EV
legislation.For 8-2039 Ext 8380 Rowell. I Sat. 8:54: 9:16: 2:19 3:03:

example, an E-5 with over q. Wanted: Experienced teachers Sun. 9:41: 10:05: 3:05: 3:49:

six years' service now gets interested in doing elementary

$191.10 basic pay. By adding six school library work, please con- The wife and daughter ofa

percent $11.47 he would Y tact Miss Bogden at Curriculum Ltjg( ) were halted by the sen-

get $202.57. Bureau, Board of Public Instruc- try at the main gate.

However, the Cordiner rate for tion EL 6-7121. Sentry: "Sorry, ladies, but
_. .
such a person, say with less i ; .,. _h"'N "'''&cf 1I 1-i A--typical- -jet-fighter-- contains-- you can't get in here without a
than two years in grade, is $210. Goodwin (left) "
ENTERPRISING MARINE-S/Sgi. Johnny !''as much electrical wiring as 38 pass.
Sa: in this case the person takes receives honor certificate from Capt. E. H. Stansel NAS Jax Wife: "Oh, but we're the
six-room houses.
"Cordiner." Marine Barracks guard officer, upon completion of a helicopter I "
He may later receive the large maintenance and repair course. While stationed at Yokasuka. I I. Berrys.
Cordiner Goodwin had difficulty with one of his eyes and was sent to the I A medium-sized turbojet en- Sentry: "I don't care if you're
proficiency pay raises Naval Hospital here for treatment. He spent six months in theo gine in a jet plane burns its own the cat's whiskers, you don't get
by drawing pay of one or hospital, but wasted little time, working on and completingthe I "
fuel 20 minutes. in here without
: weight in every a pass.
higher grades. rugged helicopter course from a hospital bed.

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Fledgling Fairchild Quint S> ..a 4f'fI i

Faces flier Five TonightThe I I I.1 !

ribbon has been cut, wrapping paper shorn and the
1957-58 Jax Navy basketball Fliers are no longer something $

"yet-to-come," having been unveiled to inquisitive eyes in a

"first-night" performance last' night against Green Cove .
Springs. at Mainside gym. I II ._ :
Biting off a large hunk of 1"1"I tk1;

early season competition, the
I same cloth as the Fliers and a .
Fliers are down for six gamesin

the next 10 nights. close game is anticipated.THE --....... ... -----.-.--.....- -" __w... "_
FAIRCHILD Aircraft of St. STOV MEN make CAPTURE MAINSIDE GOLF CROWN-Play ended in the Mainside Fall Intramural Golf
their first road venture of the League and VFP-62 (A) hal salted away the loop championship. In a last-ditch effort at snaring -
lAugustine, novice in semi-pro the title VFP-62 (A) caught and went ahead of erstwhile leader NARTU in late stages of the I
basketball circles, provides season, trekking to Patrick AFB season. The Reservists had taken the Spring crown. VFP-62 (A) now faces the NATTCenter
op- Saturday. champion for the All-Station title. VFP-62 (A) teammates are, left to right Bob Taylor, team captain -
position for Jax Navy tonight at Charlie Sturm. Charlie Kropf, Edwin Kiem. Bob Wagner, George Harris, and Charlie Smith.
2COO at Mainside gym. championship --- -

In a practice tilt recently, Gibljs Vikings invade Main- VW-4, FAWTU VP-16 No. 2 Tied

Fairchild dropped a 63-53 deci- side gym Tuesday, Nov. 26 with Volleyball Squad I

sion to Green Cove. The Ancient Hunter AFB coming here Nov. rIljLi t.h1... Rav Opens SeasonJax
zs. -- --- -w.r.Prodnces--- ---- '
Navy varSity volleyball
Roll-offs Jax Navy provides opposition coach Mac Guckin is lookingfor
BeginIn for Jacksonville University at Knot players for this years

Keg LoopsDental the Green Dolphins Homecominggame squad.
Nov. 29 at Swisher gym. BULLETINIIn
Interested personnel are
defeated VW-4 No. The following night, Fort Gordon the first round of Mainside touch football playoff urged to report to NATTCenter -

Two, 3-1 while VFP-62 (A) Signaleers battle Jax Navy at action Monday night VW-4's Cane Hunters trimmed FAW- gym where tryouts are
over-ran ComFairJax Monday Mainside gym. TU 6-0, moving into the final setto against VP-16 No. Two, held daily at noon.

night in the first round of the Due for heavy action for the which drew a first round bye. Only eight players are re-

Mainside Intramural bowling Fliers in the next two weeks are One of the closest races in Mainside intramural touchfootball turning from last years squad,

"roll-off." Owen "Mike" Doyle, Don Park- history stormed to a finish this week with three teams knottedfor rated fourth in the entire na-
The five top teams from erson, Dave Smith, Ernie Stew- the title.FAWTU .
both the American and National art, Bob Wright, Dick Mat- VW-4 and VP-16 No.| place with a 7-0 win, and VP-16 tion.The volleyball squad has

League make up the roll-off, thews, Hot Dog Matillo, Brian I 2, all in top contention through j No. 2 added the clincher with a slated its first game Saturdayat

each club playing each other Hussey, Jim Donoh9, Jim Good, the season, earned 8-1-1 marks 12-0 romp over Tallahassee against Florida

once to determine. the champ- I I Bob Crittendon and Dick Wilson. finish on top. I, VP-16 No. 2 ran wild over VA- State University.

ionship. FAWTU SLAPPED defending I 172, punching out a 33-0 win. Tournament competition y be-

David Crockett, rolling for Turkey Shoot Held champion.. VP-18 into second VW-4 MARCHED to the jam- gins the second week in
-- -- ----------1 .mn.. inn. cnnt 'With n 1nco ?_n
American League-leader VP- -- -t" t"'v December at St. Petersburg.
18, entered the competitionwith By FreelancersThe Blue Bolt Spikers win over Fasron 109.

high average, 174. i VFP-62 whipped past NARTU,

Other teams participating in hunters Jax held Navy their Freelance annual turkey Bow- -Capture Loop Title 18-0, and VP-16 No. 1, displayingmore SPORT SHORTS

the event include National shoot last Sunday.In Newly-crowned Mainside Volleyball -I power towards seasons I Ted Atkinson has been named
League VP-16 i League champion end, slammed VAP-62, 190. I
pacer VW-4 to the National Jockeys Hall of
No.1, and Fasron 109; O&R I the morning novelty event, 172 swept through loop VA-I FAWTU and VW-4 played Fame. Others named in the third
Stone walked off with
and Fasron Six finish out the top tition to a perfect 8-0 record.In Monday night and the winner of annual election were old-timers
honors and a turkey. In the
America loop five.HighScoring. afternoon skill shoot, Andy winning the title, VA-172 that contest was to meet VP-16 I Sonny Workman, who rode 1,152
Anders was winner. earned 1,000 points towards the, No. 2 for the Mainside title. I I winners until his retirement in

12 prizes were awarded for the coveted Ironman Trophy. Final regular season standings 1940, and Walter Miller rider of

Aids day, with four in each class. VA-172 will meet NATTCenter's Turn W 8 L 1 T 388 winners in 1906, a record
w..TU...,:.::::::::::::::::::::::::::::.8 1 that stood until 1952.
Next Sunday, the Bowhunterswill winner, AE School, tonightat VP-18 No. 2 ........................8 1 III I
Marines hold Fusron Six .....,.................. 6 3 -
In Quest a club shoot, com- 18CO in a best of five affair for
VP-18 .....................................8 3 1
mencing at 1300. the Station title. VFP-62 .................................0 4 0
I NARTU.. .. ..........................3 6 1
For T-Ball Vf-IO {NO 1 .......................3 'I U
Toga VA-17Z .. ... .................... 2 'I 0
VAP-62 A".... .. ........ 1 9 0
Marine Aviation Detachment Fasron 109 .1 'I 0

continued to dominate play in e :

the NATTCenter intramural { 14L1 AvFund Falters. But

touch football league, rolling
past three opponents last week.I I ..
6 J \I Maintams! Ken! Lead :
FIRST VICTIM of the Marineswas cI
AK School, falling 440. The ; Aviation Fundamentals bowl-
students of Aviation Fundamentals ing five lost all three games and
total pins to the Marine Aviation
were next to fall, 26-0, and
t i Detachment keglers in lastweek's
winding up the week's action, \
f action, but still remain on
340.Support Splinters were downed, : .::;\:: top the NATTCenter league.

Lt y The Misslemen of NAWS are
For the first 12 games played, I ; 4 keeping the leaders well within ,

the Marines have averaged 25 : their sights, trailing by four Y, ': .' .
points per game.AVIATION. ; ) games. F ,Y 4 ? .*
: '
Ordnancemen STANDINGS .

School kept pace, also winning I I Tiara AvFund ....................................29 W X.7 'f 'e.: : .p
NavAirWeaps .. .......................25 11 I ; : }
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three games. AO downed the AE School.. ...... .... ............... 22 14 < /
r' MarAvDet .................................19 17 < .
Support Splinters, 19.13 ,
; AGO, SupSplints ............................... 18 18 .t'i: '
6-0, and AK School, 18-0. AO School ................................18 18 :: :;" :'" : 'X\ '
AvFund won a brace of games, AGO AK School School...................................................8 5 31 28 --"-_...__....._. .,.."'-(<..."::,.,.:......'.:..:....i.,.........";.,.p".
downing AE, 12-7, and NAWS, ., I I HERE SHE ISI! We can
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12-0. The Sparkies also won a _: ." ,. The husband is busy as a I normal relax now and get back to
'a"a s- .. procedure. The hushed
aIilIllU'J: >E ateR ru.tii' '
"t-'I s 7qa> 't >s
pair sliding i by the Support 1. ,rv f >-r till- ttt:: t.tiitz1 bee may discover that some one expectancy of who'll become
Splinters, 26-19, and AGO, 6-0. I else has his honey. Jax Navy Queen was ended
The Marine Aviation De- with the crowning last
other action Missilemen nightof
In the tachment doubles team, composed of First Lt. Curtis Martha Dee Hopkins. The
beat AGO, 6-0, then the Store- I (left) and Corp. Donald Mora defeated the AvFund pair to win The man who never spoke a beauty received her tiara charming from
keepers of AK downed NAWS, I the NATTCenter tennis championship recently. The tillists word Capt. Elliott W. Parrish Jr..
hasty to his wife probably
swept the final match of the single elimination tournament in NAS Jax
commanding officer.
6-0 straight sets of 6.1 and 61. Trophies stutters. I
were given all four finalists. (Other photo on Page 1.)