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April 9, 1959


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Switch Ends On '14' For Enlisted PersonnelEnlisted I

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men with over 14
years active duty will no longerbe ing and the limited amount of getting a change of rating after policy on schooling for changesin in the seven which are "over re-

able to submit applicationsfor time on a 20-year career left 14 years service, the Nav> does rating, new quotas for in- quirements" who want to trans-

formal school or in-service after the change would be com- not flatly state that an individualwho service training aboard ships and fer to the 16 which are short.

training to change their rate, pleted would not be enough to qualifies for a change on his stations for men advancing to For individuals who have less
announced BuPers in an instruc-
tion last week.Spokesmen recover the investment, the Navy own initiative and time would petty officer third have been. an- than 14 'years In, there Is still

tabbed money as said. not be given consideration for a nounced. the chance for school or inservice -

the reason for the 14-year limit. Though the directive acts as an I change. The 14-year rule is going to training to help with the

Cost of rating conversion train- absolute bar to Navy help in With announcement of the new apply to all ratings, even to those change.

CS Alters

Federal JobStandards .J11 x cj iflJwTs

Many new Federal job classI- e
fication standards will be issued '

by the Civil Service Commis- Vol. 17 No. 2 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 9 April 1959

sion between now and June 30, it "
Q a*.

has Under been revealed.the new standards, ti t7.,:: .'. Group Offers Plan For

grades and of some jobs t\i"t"\: :
pay may :...'
be increased while others will :
'10.r. Of
Reorganization NavyReorganization
remain the same. r.' .: _

NEW STANDARDS will be issued \
for the following jobs by 'k of the Navy Department and its officer

June 30: structure was submitted recently to Secretary of the Navy

Thomas S. Gates committee headed William B.
Aviation safety officers, dental \t by a by
Franke Under of the .
technicians Secretary Navy.In
engineering '
\ ? 'x= its 185 the
cians, soil scientists, ranger con- page Naval Construction and Engineering -
servationists, meterological tech- committee proposed a number of Advanced Nuclear Engineering -
nicians electronic and' chemical drastic recommendations to:
Aerology and Communications -
engineers in the natural science 1. ABOLISH six categories of .

and engineering occupationalarea. } special duty officers affecting 2. Combine the 100 year-old

about 3100 officers. This means BuOrd and BuAer into a new

A general standard for all : that the special line structure Bureau of Naval Weapons.

kinds of professional jobs is \1i including specialists in Engineering 3. ABOLISH the post of Assistant -

nearing cpmpletion in this same Communications, Hydrology, CNO for Research and De-

category. :..,>.. Law, Naval Intelligence, Photog- velopment.,and give its work toa
>. L. .' raphy, Psychology and Public Information new Deputy CNO for Develop-
STANDARDS will also be
t...:,., would be abolished. ment who would also take over
raised for supply commodity
,::;. .. Present restricted line officers the Guided Missile Division, now
managers, contract and procure- Ii$. .r.' >;; ::::.m :t :
ment' specialists, >housing man- DIABETES TESTING Station Civil Service employeesline would be given choice of either under the Deputy CNO (Air).
up to receive the first tests for diabetes ever to be given transferring to the line or to a 4. Functions of the Commandant -
recreation specialists
agers psy- aboard NAS Jax. The tests, being conducted by the Diabetes Naval Technical Corps which 3ND would be combined with
chologists, guards, policemen, Prevention Clinic in conjunction with the Employee's Preven- ,
would include specialists in De- those of Commander, Eastern Sea
construction inspectors, internal tive Health Program are being administered on a voluntary
revenue agents, budget specialists bi to mom 4300 elvllUnm. Darryl Lieberman. HM3. (seated) sign Engineering and Research, Frontier while those of Commandant -
variable typewriter oper- hands out an IBM card and CllnUtlx tab to each of the volun ; 12.ND_would *Y>o joined
teers. with those of Commander, west-
ators, traffic management specialists NATTC HONOR
I Sea Frontier.The .
secretaries, stenographers,,
typists, and related occupations,, Employees Undergoing Tests GRADS NAMEDHonor changes are to be made to
DOD Reor-
conform to new
card punch operators, graduate from Avia-
Act but they much
ganization go
supervisors, and personnel spe- tion Ordnance School, ClassA further than required by the Act
cialists. For Detection Of DiabetesFor
at NATTCenter this week and considerably further than
The following is a list of jobs
James Patterson AOAA,
for which new classification the first time at NAS Jax, CivU-Service employeesare was Calif. the other services did to conform.
of Desert Hot Springs
standards will be completed in voluntarily! undergoing tests to determine whether they SEC. GATES said he would
Patterson, who joined the the
take action on some rec-
have diabetes.
the fiscal which begins
1 year Conducted by the Diabetic De- the employee shoud take another Navy in July 1958, has been ommendations before May 1.
July .
Industrial: engineers, hospital tection Clinic as part of the Sta- test or see his doctor. transferred to North Island, Action on others should be
San Diego, Calif. slower since they involve
tion's "
administration specialists, statis- Employees Retesting of persons found
From Aviation Electrician'sMate .
in various laws.It
ticians, safety engineers and inspectors Health Program, the three-week positive will be conducted at a changes
school, Class A, Pfc. be assumed that recommendations
diabetes testing period has disclosed may
customs and immigration later date, after which further
Terry Aplanalp of Vernal, which Sec.
that of 600 employeesthus will bead on
inspectors, tabulating equip- testing procedures
Utah and Richard Frazier of
Gates will not take action on
far tested, 24 have been I
ment operators, office machine vised, if necessary. Personnel
Wellington Kansas were honor when Mr.
will still be pending
operators, messengers, inspectors, discovered as unknown found negative will not be noti-
Franke takes over as Secretaryof
O&R EMPLOYEES have been
accountants, traffic controllers, fied. :
appraisers, storage specialists, participating in the program at the Navy, June 1.
production specialists, technical the same time they nave ceen

editors and writers, and admini- receiving annual chest x-rays

strative assistants and officers. while other employees have been N Fasron Units
checking in for both tests at the
Work is underway for new

standards for general clerical Dispensary in Building Eight. t ..t...,\':... .,,".,.. To Become
jobs and scientists. Diabetes, called sugar diabetesor : >
diabetes mellitus, is a physical y r r
condition whereby a poorly Part Of NASTwo

NEW CHIEFS functioning pancreas gland is n f v. of the Fleet's largest

not making enough insulin to squadrons in the Jacksonvillearea
LIST OUT burn up food. Symptoms, detection Fleet Aircraft Service

4972 Navymen now and other important Squadrons Six and 109, are to be

wearing first-class stripes will points concerning the disease decommissioned by July 1, ac-

be sporting wide grins when have been discussed in previous cording to an announcement from
the word on who made chiefis issues of the Jax Air News. Navy officials.

given out soon. PRESENT tests utilize the Disestablishment of the two

The Navy is expected to mail Clinistix technique for determining Fasron outfits at NAS Jax is the

letters to individual com- possibility that a' employeehas first step in a Navy-wide reor-
mands April 10 (tomorrow) diabetes. The Clinistix is a u.: ganization which will eventuallysee

naming the local enlisted new enzyme-impregnated test all Fasrons done away with,
men who will be upped to E-7 paper used to determine gly- including Fasron Nine at NAS

, as a result of February tests. cosuria, or sugar in the urine- Cecil Field, scheduled to be decommissioned -
Almost 5000 promotions are a method of detecting diabetes. not later than

expected to be made, accord- 1960. ..
Employees test themselves by July 1,
ing to latest estimates. First II -
ins their The is actually more of
dipping the move
HANDS Rear Admiral Kenneth
about 172 will be HIGH POST CHANGES ,
group urine. If the enzyme-coated end Craig. (right) reads orders naming him Commander Fleet Air an administrative change thari a
upped a grade May 16. of the paper turns blue, the em- Jacksonville and Commander Naval Air Bases,. Sixth Naval physical move. Officers and men

Remaining promotions will ployee is positive, or has sugarin District during an impressive change-of-command ceremony last of the squadron will leave ad-
be in four groups, last being dia- week at the Station parade grounds. He relieves Rear Admiral ministrative command of the
made Jan 16 1960. his urine, and possibly Wendell G. Switzer, (left foreground) who read his retirement
betes. To make certain, however, orders prior to Admiral Craig's assuming command. (Please turn to Page 6, CoL 3)Rating )




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Page 2 TAX AIR NEWS 2 April 1959 I IdB

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E-7 WIVES i --I

S SET MEETINGSInstallation ,

MAS, JacksoaTlll of new officersof
Capt. Elliott W. Parish. Jr. ___........___ Commanding Officer E-7 Wives Club scheduledfor VP-18 annual Operational Readiniess
Capt. Grajston H. Weber. ... Executive Officer ,
? Comdr. C.J. Zane .
NAB lixi Fleet Ass Jacksonville 2000 at the CPO Club to- commandingofficer Inspection.The
Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig ....?....,...........?.??....?...... .......,. ................. Commander commended M.C. Hays, squadron complete the
Capt George R. Luker -......_ _................._ ,.. Chief of Staff FalrJax morrow, (Friday) will followa
Capt. Macpnenon Williams .......T.T............,......... .......u.u...... Chief of Staff, NAB SixCapt. buffet dinner at 1900. AK2, at Monday'quarters for his five-day drill Friday which close-

Donald _.'MacintoshFleet:Air.Wing..E..T n ................................ Commander outstanding performance while ly simulated actual wartime con-
Capt Charles I* Lambing Naval...............................................u..............- Chief Staff OfficerCapt. Reservations' for the affair with the squadron. Hays is leav- ditions, and proved a test of the
Air Technical Center
L.MooFleshmaaT Jr. .,......._..............:............ ........ .. Commanding Officer can be made through Delores ing for Port Lyautey, Morocco. outfit's capability to successfullycarry
Comdr. Wilfred E.: : _... ...N..........N._m Executive Officer out anti-submarine
.anlllcMlpUai Grams. Phantomweight contendersranks war-
Capt Alton C. Abernethr ...._......_.............................................. Commanding Officer have increased the
Capt. John O. Feder JL .............'..-.....................-..... Executive Officer The regular monthly meet- past fare.Considerable
----K two weeks. Laura Elizabeth: born credit has been
Capt. Norman O. Anderson ......................._...... ...._....... ............. Commanding Officer' ing of the club is scheduled to ;
Comdr. William J:. Hardy ........_.............................. ...................?? Executive: Officer be held' Monday, April 13, at I to Lt (jg) and Mrs. R.A. Hall, given the Maintenance Divisionfor
weighed in at providing 100 percent air-
seven pounds, 10
Printed commercially with non-approplatcd funds In Jacksonville: Florida 1930 at the CPO Club. All
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-$b and future ounces, while John Charles, bornto craft availability for scheduled
Her. July; 1998. Distributed free of to past, present mem-
charge military and civilian personnel flights.
Lt and Mrs. C.H. Morris
of Fleet Air Jacksonville Naval Air Station. Naval Air Technical Training bers are welcome to attend. tip .
Naval Center Hospital, Fleet Air Wing 11 Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. ped the scales at six pounds, 15H Surprise drills in simulated

Service Information Officer _.................?__...?.?.. Comdr. Frank J. Bill Mrs. Betty Purcell will servea ounces. fire, atomic attack and search
a Assistant Service Information Officer .................. Andrew H. Planer coffee for members of E-7 and rescue were given. They
Also in this
Editor-Gordon Robbie: Staff Reporters-Bill Weekei, J03: Alba Paterson department, Ste-
Ron Davis AN: Gene JOSA. Staff Photographer-Joseph O'Brien. PH3.; Wives Club at her home, 5204 phan Patrick born were tests of VP-5s employmentof
to Lt. and
The Jax Air News is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service.:
Material appearing in this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is Dugdale Drive, Thursday, Mrs. P.J. Mulloy, weighed in at preplanned procedures and
graphs.given. Photographs, unless otherwise credited are official U. S.,Navy Photo- April 16, at 1000. All membersare six pounds, 14 ounces. recovery techniques.
Editorial offices located in Room CO Main Administration Building. Phone welcome. Welcome aboard is extended
extensions 61ti 8M. 171 or HI. Lt. Morris, one of the new '
to: Lt. H.J. Strasler; Lt (jgs) Ed
fathers, is also the newest Plane
Wilkinson, Tom Murray, Roger
Former Skippers rT Commander in VP-18. Bies, John Reilly and Bill Hodge.

C mw Welcome aboard is extendedto Also, E.T. Brown, AN.
Bevisil! VFP-62 R.R. McConnel, PR3; B.A. Lt (jg) Todd Ritter has been
Miller, AA; Lt (jg) G.W. Mc- transferred to VP-18 and Lt (jg)
It was commanding officer's r' .. Donald, and Lt (jg) Liston Beck. George Derek to Fasron 109.
day at Light I Photographic .y L'EAG I1TED Paul Law, ADl, who is to be .
Squadron 62 one day last monthas ;t ; \ advanced to chief in July, was VAP-82

two former squadron skipers shipped over for four years Tues. With the coming of spring,
visited present commanding officer day by Comdr Zane. VAP-62 has had the opportunityto
Comdr. William A. Shry- S S *
welcome aboard two new officers -
ock. VA44The and four enlisted men.

Visiting Comdr. Shryock were ;, .. Hornets would like to Lcdr. Bob Roemer comes from
former skippers Capt. Edwin L. : congratulate the following who Naval Intelligence School, Washington -
Kiem, present Director of .Photography ; have made. the squadron softball I D.C. Lt. Jim Jacobs is
for BuAer, and Comdr. .. team: Lt (jg) J.L.. Reed, man- the other officer newcomer,
Martin P. McNair. ,. ager; H.M. Brannon, PNl, coach; checking in from Photo Schoolin
The three spoke about interest- Lt (jg) G.L. Cliff; R.A. Gosdeck, Pensacola.

ing events that happened during T : AMS2; H.F. Colaw, ADR3; W.M. New enlisted men are: J.W.

their tours as skipper. They also Strickland, AEC; T. E. Vogel, Gay, ADC; R.V Schomer, PHI;
used this "Skippers Convention"as AEIAN; J.F Barrington, A03; F. G.F. Schroeder, YN2, and B.J. I
a time to review present pho- G. Starke, PN2; 'E.A. Panasik, Pair, AEMAN.A .
tographic activities of the squad- i' AE2; J. H. MyersATAN; J, R. farewell) dinner party was
Gibson, AT3; W.C.uTex" Good- held last Friday for six VAP-62

ron.Capt.. Kiem relieved Comdr. son, PRC; T.W. Brown, AMSAA; officers being transferred. Among
McNair as VFP-62 skipper in N.J. Landry, AMH3, and AE. those due to leave are Lcdr.

August of 1957. The latter had __ ...... ..m .__ "y_"" __"_' ..... .....,,_'" DeTrolio. ADR3. Frank Kadel, Photo Department' i
been In command since November TOKEN OF REMEMBRANCE Rear Admiral Kenneth I We wish to extend the mem Head, and Lcdr. Bill Vaughn, ,
1955. \ Craig, (right) new Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville and Com- bers of old VA-104 the heartiest Maintenapce Department Headjjf:
j mander Naval Air Bases<, Sixth Naval District receives two but-
welcome aboard.A .
Comdr. Shryock took over tons from uniform of the famous Confederate Navy admiral, Others getting new duty stations -
helm of the Cecil-based outfit Raphael Semmes from Philip Coleman, a relative, of Admiral "well done" goes to squadron are Lcdr. Paul Neher, Lt..
last December. VFP-62 was Semmes. The buttons were accepted by Admiral Craig on behalfof bowlers who have compileda Ray Notson, Lt. Herb Strasler,
formerly stationed at NAS Jax. the Naval Academy. They are to be placed in the Academy 7-1 record to date. They are and Lt (jg) Sam Boggers.
museum. A.C. Kirchenbauer, AT2; Lt (jg) Enlisted men being transferred

G. F, Raymer; H. M. Brannon, include: A.D. Sikes, PHC; D.E.
Libraries Join Hands To Observe PN1; R.R. Thompson, PRC; P.J. Hudson, PHI; R.L. Martell, .PH2;

I Holland, AMI; W. W. Byrd,, J.W. Miller, ADR3; L.L. Zboyan,
National 'Wake AEM3; K.R. Sanberg, AN, and DK3; R.J. Haas, PHA3, and V.
UpandRead'WeekLibraries E.E. Crabbe, A01. Crews, A03 *
i Lt. and Mrs Ray Notson and

at Mainside, NA- VP-5 Lt (jg) and Mrs. Percy Over-
TTCenter and the Naval Hos- library services: CLASSICAL music, reproducedin Hot on the heels of a practice man were co-hosts at a recent

pital will join with more than At the Naval Hospital Library, stereo at Mainside, is avail- Administrative/Material Inspec party celebrating inmpending

5,000 communities throughoutthe open daily from 0800 to 1600 and able from record collections in tion came Patrol Squadron b s promotions of the two officers.

country in celebrating the Sunday 1300 to 1700, a collectionof all the libraries. Foreign language :. ,.,. .
second ] : ;:::. #
annual National Li-
the "notable Naval books of studies, in text and recording ::
brary Week, April 1218. maintained well
are as as a
1958" as listed by U.S: Naval In-
"Objective of the week," shelf of Scouting handbooks and
sponsored by the National Book sititute Proceedings is currently allied material for use of Cubs,

Committee, Inc. and American on display. Boy Scouts and leaders. y

Library Association, "is to remind GARDENING, specifically in For those considering post-
Americans that the locale of North Florida, will
military activities, college catalogues
help them to explore and to spotlighted in an exhibit plannedfor and career counseling
I satisfy their need for next week at the hospital.
a greater manuels are available. The cur-
sense of purpose and meaning. Another collection, an exampleof rent student can draw from an

"WAKE UP and Read! is fiction and non-fiction classics, i abundant supply of the most
chorused by libraries here and will be patterned after a selec- elementary through 'most ad-

on all military installations, tion arranged at the Milwaukee vanced texts the physical, social -
ashore, afloat and overseas. Serv- Public Library. and natural sciences, in addi-

ing a diversified public with a Family Day, featuring a story tion to guides to study and examples -
wide span of interests, military hour for children at 1600, has of Civil Service and
libraries must work closely with been designated fo. Sunday, academic examination require-
enlisted and officer personnel April 19 at NATTCenter Library. ments.

with various interests, educa- Family Day is planned to encourage The bowling enthusiast may
tional levels, and backgrounds.On servicemen to join fami improve his scores, and the
this Station, Library Week lies in enjoyment of library fa- would-be-carpenter can learn

will focus attention on military cilities. how to build a bookcase. "

Service libraries have the fa* ..; -. ....
\.. ... '
cilities and the specific ., .
purposeto .'.../1" .-.'...'...... ,".....,:,,("'T'
serve the needs and interestsof _. ..:. <.
RgQd0 X pv'K4J00p 'hti.9; : l::A'WOV4PW: : NVRVAV:91BON
the ever-changing personnelin VOYAGE After 30 yean in the Navy. Harry Hince-
I fostering "the habit of findingout mon, HMC (extreme right) and Marshall Duckett, HMC, (slic
ing cake) pause to celebrate their retirement before leaving the
of intelligently weighing alternatives service for civilian life. Looking on during cake-cutting at the
of reading to be informed Naval Hospital where the men were stationed, is Capt. Alton C.
." Abernethy Hospital commanding officer. Hincemon was the
Hospital's Chief-of-the-Day and Duckett was Chief MAA.I .




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,9I I A 9 Aprft 1959 JAX AIR NEWS Page :3

.;: ':v'' :: w oi '/_ Your Wife Could Be The Armed Forces' Lady -OfMonthIs II

} your wife a typical "service I Month contest. a magazine spokesman. Navy wives who are equally

e wife?" Is your sister a typical) worthy of consideration.The .
y Any person or group may Nominations can be sent to
"service woman? If she is, then should
1- she could be chosen as the U.S. nominate a service wife or serv- U.S. Lady, 1823 Jefferson Place, nominating letter
.e LadyoftheMonth.U.S. ice-woman for this honor. The; N.W., Washington 6, D.C. give detailed information

["y rt\f: Lady, only magazine pub- nominee should exemplify high- The magazine has been receiv- photographs on why the nomineeis
[- lished expressly for the service story of the win
'' ,.. eligible. The
:: est qualities of selfless devotionto ing ample nominations from oth-
:::" wife service-woman and service each
is published.
'nIn her family, her service, com- editorial staff ning entrant
;":: '.i family, is asking for more nomi- er services, but
nations for its LadyoftheLongevity munity and country, according to members believe there are many month in the magazine. ,

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11y Given To 38' *::: iY ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL

'1tld i At O&R Dept.Length 0930( -Sunday Sunday April School 12, three-

through adults, Bldg.
of Service Awards .
722; Service of Divine Worship,
have been presented to 38 Over-
LEAVING: Capt. CharlesL. Chaplain Beatty Sermon topic,

r Moore Jr., who will leave haul and Repair Department "It Happen Every Spring."

his post as commanding officerof employees.Six (Baseball Sermon).
Naval Air Technical Train. + Divine Wor-
ing Center in early June. He'll employees were recipientsof 1100 Service
a report to NAS Barber Point, ship, Chaplains Prickett and
1 Hawaii, as commanding officer. 20-year pins for Federal serv- 'S \\b. Alexander.

ice, two received 15-year pins ,' 1830 Teen-age Fellowship,

NATTCenterCO for unbroken service at NAS \ '. Small Chapel; Senior-Hi Fellow- -

Jax, and 34 were presented pins ship, Bldg. 722.

g, continuous service 1930 United Fellowship of
To Leave for 10 years :
lyf I Protestants Bldg. 722.
with the Station. ''
Post In JuneCapt. All Federal service, military I Sunday April 12

and civilian is honored in com-
rn T
Charles Leighton puting service longevity for ; 0830 and 1000 Sunday Mass.

lis Moore Jr., commanding of-. those receiving pins for 20 years, ; ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL
ficer of the Naval Air Technical
service. Sunday, April 12
or more,
r, >
Training C' nter since ..... ... .. '
01'I.l January 1957, will be detached Presented with 20-year pins INTEREST REWARDED Reward for their efforts in the 0630 Sunday Mass.

in early June., were William Edmonds, William development of a training program for S-4 Division to use in 0930 Protestant Divine Service -

in July as Swanson, William DeRolf, Theo- preparing for advancements In Ship Serviceman ratings Fons .
He to report
1: dore Meixell, Lester Stanton and Crosby, SHI (center) and William Shaw, SH2, are commendedby I
J.It. commanding officer of NAS Bars- Comdr. Henry Skipper NAS Jax Navy Exchange Officer',

ber Pont\ Oahu, Hawaii. William Holt.Fifteenyear. and given letters of recognition. The pair conducted classes for @; -1 \\1

i Capt. Moore graduated from I pins were awarded hopefuls in their rate on their own time.

the Naval Academy in June 1933, to James Kelly and Harry '-

was designated an aviator in Wade. \Should You Stop Smoking Is\ V11.PAY] i

1938 and graduated from Armed Receiving 10-year Length of
Forces Staff College in June
Service Awards were George
j .
Ii 1952. Bennett, Jesse' Bivlngs; Glen Question For You To PonderA

The now peaceful waters of Blalack, Marvin i Blumberg,

the Pacific are not new to Capt. Frank Bowman, John Breland, man who has smoked 40 cigarettes or more per day for

Moore who has had duty in Richard Brooker, George Der- at least 25 years has increased his chances of getting cancer

Hawaii previously. He partici- rick, George Graham, Earl Hix- of the lungs by 52 times over those of a man who has never

pated in the Pacific campaigns of Charles smoked.By .
on, Wiley Hoard Jr., 1 I A heavy cigarette smoker of the
WW II for which he receivedthe Jackson John Martin, Homer smoking 20 to 30 cigarettesa has chancein 1"My
I same age perhaps one
Distinguished Flying Crosson Moyer, Marvin Plyler, John day for 25 years or more, a eight of acquiring it.

"' two occasions and the Air Stratton, Jethro Thomas, Alvin man ups his risk 22 times that ofa Heavy cigarette smoking more

1, Medal. Warren, Jacob Wells, Albert never-smoker. A light smoker, than doubles the death rate .
The Captain was aboard the Beasley, James Bradley, Irwin
10 cigarettes or less per day overa that is, the general death rate,,
Jacinto when that ship Crier Fred
r.d USS San Cassidy, Robert Hug-
minimum of 25 years has,, an irrespective of cause. In general,,
Presidential Unit Robert
received the gins, Clemey Johnson,
elevenfold greater chance than the greater the quantity of cig-
'- Citation in 1944. Lanier, John Stancil, James Ty- a nonsmoker.A arettes smoked the higher the

Itt Capt. Moore is a native of ler, William Younger, Bennie death rate. J

g Milledgeville, Ga., and is mar-I Collins, Herbert McMillin, Wil- MAN OF 50 who has never Among heavy cigarette smok-
I liam Nelson Annie Bell Pugh smoked faces perhaps one chancein
ried to the former Mary Mc- ing, death rates 'from cancer of
200 of developing lung cancer. general health is better.
Croskey of Dermott, Ark. and Castle Wakefield. the lung are at least five times
No I didn't gain any weight as
higher than among men who
do most people who gave up
New Social Security Taxes have never smoked.IS .
THE satisfaction you derive smoking. But I did stop having
frequent afternoon headaches.My .
Over Over Over Over through smoking worth it when
Under Over Over Over Over Over Over Over Over Over Over 22 26 30 appetite improved. My throat
Pay 18 20
I 10 12' U H
Grade 2 2 3 4 6 weighed against the economicloss
began to behave as if it appreciated -
and risk of your life? ;
Commissioned Officers decent treatment again.
Here are the reflections of a
40.00 $40.00 $42.50 $t2.50 "MY YELLOW fingers the'
0.10...... ,30.00 ,31.25 ,31.25 $31.25 $31.23 $32.50 $32.50 $35.O0$3&00' $31.50 32.50 $31.50 32.50 $35.00 33.00 37.50 31.50 man who has stopped smoking:
0-9....... 26.58 27.50 28.03 28.03 28.03 28.15 27.50 28.15 27.50 30.00 28.13 .28.13 30.00 30.00 31.23 32.50 33.13 33.13 33.15 "What are the benefits? Thereare giveaway of the heavy smoker,
...... '24.08 25.00 25.53 25.53 25.53 29.38 29.38
0.8. 29.38 29.38
0.10....... 20.01 21.50 21.50 21.50 22.50 22.50 23.15 18.15 23.15 18.15 25.00 17.25 27.50 20.00 29.38 21.00 21.50 22.15 24.63 24.63 many. A pack of cigaretteseach gradually turned a normal flesh
0.8 ...,... 14.82 15.10 16.15 16.15 18.15 16.73 14.15 15.157.00 18.00 18.83 .19.38 19.38 color. And my teeth lost the tobacco -
0.5....... 11.86 IUS 13.50 13.50 13.50 13.50 14.00 15.23 15.15 15.15 1515 15.15. 15.15 day, averaging twenty cents,
0.4 ,...... 10.00 10.60 11.38 11.38 11.63 12.13 12.00 13.00 12.15 13.15 13.13 14,25 13.13 13.13 13.13 13.13 13.13 13.13 costs about 73 dollars a stain which every dentist
11.50 year
9,30 10.38
.... 8.15
0-3... 1.50 9.50 9.50 9.50 9.50
0-2....... 8.28 1.28 9.00 9.25 9.50 9.50 1.85 9.50 US 9.50 'l.8S 9.50 1.85 UO 1.85 'l.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 I'm not terribly tight, but with recognizes but is powerless to
, 2.3 ....... &.56 6,28 'l.83 US 1.83 'l.83 stop.
prices still going up and my income -

I Commissioned Officers With Over 4 Years as Enlisted Members remaining constant that 73 "Will I ever start again? I'll

13.38 13.38 13.38 dollars looks pretty big. make no promises they'retoo
..... .... .... .... JO.38 11.00 11.50 12.00 12.75 13.38 13.38 33.3813.3k 11.25
II .... .... .... 9.25 9.50 9.88. 10.:11I 10.88 11.25 11.25 11.25 10.00 11.23 10.00 11.25 10.00 11.25 10.00 10.00 "THE ,PLEASURE I was get- much like New Year resolu-
0.1....... .... .... .... 1.85 8.38 8.75 9.13 1.50 10.00 10.00 ting from smoking is nothing like tions. But I'll bet any reasonable

I Warrant Officers the pleasure I get from not smok- amount that I never again smokeas

ing And my wife can fin i d a a habit. Why should I resumean

W.4 ...... 8.32 9.40 9.40 9.58 1.98 8.83 10.40 9.50 10.88 1.95 11.63 10.30 10.68 12.15 12.80 11.03 11.90 11.45 13201.58 11.15 12.18 14.37 12.85 14.81 12.65 thousand places for that moneywe expensive habit? Why shouldI
I W.3 ...... 1.51 8.58 8.58 8.10 11.00 11.00 11.00'
10.15 10,42
9.53 9.83
8.55 8.88 9.23 to that much
8.20 body
1.45 1.45 1.68 save. subject my
W.2 ...... 8.62 'l.83 8.35 8.63 8.83 9.10 9.38 9.15 9.15 9.75 1.15
W.l ...... 11.49 US U3 'l.13 'l.47 "Recently I read an article by unnecessary abuse?

Enlisted Members some medical authority about "When the tobacco companiescan

'i the relationship of smoking to give me some valid, concrete
.. .. .. .... .... .... .9.50 9.15 10.00 10.25 10.50 10.75 11.00 11.00 )1.00
... ..
.. .. '1.15 '.00 '.25 8.50 .8.15, 9.00 9.25 9.50 l.tlO 9.50 cancer. Medical research has reason for taking up their prod-
io E.. ....... 1.50 1.15 8.13' 8.50 8.15 8.75 8.75 8.15
6.25 1.13
I" E.1 ....... 11.18 &.90 11.90 11.63 1.88 8.0 U5 6.13 8.38 8.63 8.88 1.00 1.25 1.25 1.23 1.25 1.25 found indications that a connection uct again I'll seriously considerit.
:1 E-8....... 4.40 5.00 11.00 6.00 8.00 '8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00
I 4.50 U3 525 1.50 8.00 6.00 8.00 I is probable in some cases. Until then thanks I
E-5....... 3.83 4.50 U5 US 4.'l5 4.n U5 4.15 4.15 4.15 no, ,
E-4 ....... 3.06 3.'l5 4.00 4.25 3.50 .410... .4.15... ...1.$. .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... And you know cancer is rapidly wouldn't care for one."
1 E-3....... 2.49 3.10 .3.10... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ....
JI....... 2.15 1.10 .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ,... .... increasing."If .
....... 1.08 2.83 .... .... .... .. .. ....
Eel'E-l....... 1.93 .... .... .... ._ .... .... .... .... .... .... I had still been smoking In a Philadelphia bookshop

THIS CHART SHOWS NEW SOCIAL Security deductions from monthly pay. During 1959 that article would have fright- near a theater showing "The Ten

and 1960 the SS tax will be two-and-a-half percent on the first $4800 of income. Therefore, the ened me into quitting. But Iwon't Commandments": "You've seen

maximum tax payable is $120 yearly. When basic pay is $4800 per year or less SS tax will be deducted have to worry about can- the movie now read the
: in the above equal monthly amounts throughout the calendar year. When basic pay exceeds cer from that source. book."
$4800 per year SS tax will be deducted until $4830 of income has been taxed.



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Page 4 JAX AIR NEWS 9 April 1959

Handle Electricity With Care CLASSIFIED


by Defense Department

,LIKE SNAKE READY TO STRIKE regulations advertising.from listing commercial -

Last year more Naval and Ads in this column are limited
the two conductors is small, or
Marine personnel were killedas tc, housing for rent and sale,
if his
resistance is
body high or
a result of electrical shock ,
rooms, lost and found items and
if both these situations satis-
than in any of the previousten miscellaneous (such as rides

years.This fied.Even if the current wanted and swap in duty assignments -
were great
fact, released from 'the ).
enough to kill the exposed man,
Safety Division of Office of Industrial No ads are taken by phone,.
he may not die if it does not
Relations in Washington all must be submitted personallyor
With The emphasizes the growing flow through any vital body $
: by mail. The JAX Am NEWS
realization that death can become parts. f } reserves right to edit all ads.
On the other hand, a man can
a needless and wasteful Deadline for ads each week is
be fatally shocked if the poten-
occurence 'when common safety Tuesday at 1200).
tial differences between the
procedures go ,unheeded.IN For Sale
Toastmasters Club Mar-Nav points of contact is high enough,
2280( conducted its semi-annual THE LAST ten years, 131 his body resistance low' enoughand 2-Bdrm. unfurnished hse., in

installation of new officers last i Naval and Marine people succumbed if the current has flowed Camp Glenn section of More-

Thursday at the Colonial Rest- to electric shock which through vital body organs. I { head City, N.C., 1 blk. from

aurant. occurred on shore, at work, at FOLLOWING are examples of school. Also 2-1 Rm Apts. Furn.

play or at home. Of these, 19 which have $10,000 or trade for Jax. prop-
Hank Young, Area Governorof the instruments accompanied -
occurred in -1958 with the next electrical fatalities erty. EV 8-8589 or EL 46737.
Area 8, conducted the cere-
highest total, 18, in 1957. F"," ". ,', ., ,'. ,' 2-Bdrm. Tapestry brick house
mony. New officers are: presi- among Naval personnel in the ,",,N' ,' ,
dent, Jim Wood; administrative These figures raise questionsof last ten years: lighting fixture, tile bath, large kit. Convenient

vice-president, Ed Wright; sec- how and why these accidents portable light, switchboard, coffee FATAL "FANGS" :... Coiled to two bus lines, NAS, schools,

retary, Riley Collins; treasurer, happen and what can be done to perculator, fan, radar, hi-fi am- like a venomous snake is ibis stores. Mrs. Hotz EV 9-1618.

Russ Smith, and sergeantatarms prevent their apparent uprise. plifier, radio transmitter, portable defective plug. During use, the 2-Bdrm. hse. on waterfront. 5

Bob King. First, one must understand the gooseneck lamp, welding equip- frayed have to ground touch wire one of would the main only mi. so. Orange Pk. on Rt. 224A.

The new roster of officers is rudiments of electrical shock. It I, ment, portable electric drill and terminals to put the projector 4141 Magnolia dr, Dr's Lake Est.

uniquely composed of two Ma- comes about when one part of movie projector.In case at line potential ((100 voltsof Capt. Wagner.

rines, two Navymen, one mem- the body touches a conductor atone many of the above cases, shock death) and the projectionistat 3-Bdrm. house in Oak Hill,

ber of the Air Force and one potential and another part water in some form, whether it potential. kit. equip. Convenient to NAS,

civilian. touches another conductor at a be sweat, puddles or damp deaths caused by defective movie school, and shopping center. 25-

The speaking program included different potential Current flows clothes, acted as a catalyst to projectors and careless handlingof year mortgage at $81. monthly,
through the body between the speed and facilitate the fatality. them. call SP 1-39C5.
addresses by the six outgoing
two points of contact and causes TWO INCIDENTS which hap-
I $500 Equity in Cedar Hills
Both died
officers with Bob Gelles actingas men because of fail-
electrical shock. aboard Deslants ships in
Estates. Assume payments on 3
toastmaster and Smith carry- ure to heed safety instructions.It .
NOT ALL electrical shock is 1953 and brought recently to the
Bdrm. 2-bath home. Call SP- .
ing the table topics. must remembered that attempts -
i fatal, however. A person exposed attention of FleetAirborne Elec- 1-0848 after 4:30: and all day
to repair electrical equip-
Honored for second in
placing to shock not tronics Unit Atlantic
may even notice Training Sat. and Sun.

the Speakoff highly held competitive recently was Area Wal-8 I it, jf the potential between Det. 2 at NAS Jax, involved ment personnel.It must. be done by qualified For sale or trade, equity in 3-

bdrm. 1bath home in Ortega
ly Conyers. >: must be remembered that
Hills for Miami area. EV 8-9068.
Lieut. Gov. Don Muller pre- external grounding of the power For Rent

sented Dick Murphy, out-going\ projector and amplifier through 2 furn. bachelor apts. 'Private,
president, with a Past President's'Pin. ;<*< power cables is required during river front privileges. $15. per
operation of the projector. Always week each. EV 7-7172.
disconnect the power cable
1-Bdrm. turn apt. convenientto
while undergoing removal of
stores and bus line. 2037 Her-
projection lamp, exciter lamp
Navy ChangesAir schel St. EV 7-3842.
tubes and fuses.
Unfurn. two bdrm. hse, kit.
Sec'y PostUnder To conclude, these cases and equip on bus1'line at shop center,
others in the electrical
many $75. per mo. EV 9-0746. Mrs.
the provisions of the hazard problem must be given Boone.

Defense Act of 1958, the Navy closer attention. To quote a recently Modern, upper, 2bdrm. apt.

has announced the position of I. reissued directive on the kit. equip, apply 3147 Post St.

Assistant Secretary of the Navy subject, "the immediate cause (of EV 8-9729. $75. per month.

for Air has been abolished.The electrical shock fatality) appearsto 4-rm furn apt. All equip kit.

job has been held by Mr \ be "some form of personnel semi-priv. bath. May be seen

Garrison Norton, now returned to failure. after 1700. 4590 Merrimac St.

private life. 3-Bdrm, 2-bath unfurn house

In making the announcement, Texas Citizens with fenced back yard and screen

Secretary of the Navy ThomasS. porch; kit equip: if desired. Cedar -

Gates said responsibilities of Hills Estates. Call SP 1-0848

Mr. Norton's office will be trans- Fashion Plans after 4:30 pm and all day Sat.. ,

ferred created officeof \ Sun.
to a newly
Assistant Secretary of the For Big FeteCitizens WANTED

Navy for Research and Develop- HONOR STUDENTS Capt. Edward Merit (right) con- 3-Bdrm, 2-bath, unfurn house
ment. gratulates top graduates of Aviation Fundamentals School at of Texas stationed in on or about June 1. Require

Under this administrative NATTCenter. They are, left io right Ronald Lund, mechanical in thisarea, are whipping up 'an range or oven in kit. and needan
new phase and Carmel Cammaroto, military phase. John Burgess,
old-fashioned Texas-type cele- utility room. Convent to NAS
organization at the secretarial electrical, is not pictured.
bration for. 21 the Jax.
April 121st
level, the new assistant secretarywill
be responsible for researchand You Must Be Permanently Disabled cinto anniversary Day. of Texas San Ja- Ext-272-656.Contact Comdr. Kellerman,

development, 'atomic energy, ,
and aviation matters. The affair, to be held at theStation's
Before CU Loan Can Be Paid Up
Until the new assistant secre- Skeet Range from 1800

tary is named, responsibilities of What do the grim words "total to 2200, will feature Texas bar-

the office will be retained by the and permanent disability" really having received inquiries on this becue, soft drinks and other refreshments a 2
Secretary of the Navy. (AFPS). point lately, and hope that the (for those over 21) $. _
mean an insurance policy? above paragraphs will deter some and there will be entertainment, .

MDBS Assessment Due The following is CUNA Mu- persons applying for a loan at ala Texas, for all. \

Death Benefit tual's interpretation of these ug- the Credit Union with the idea of Those interested in attending
Society ly-sounding words: "if because of getting it paid off by the insur- should contact committee chair- CfgaI.
Assessment No. 112 is due and
physical or mental illness, &n insured ance company. Lt.
man, "Tex" Atkinson
payable by close of business ,
next Tuesday, April 14. borrowing member, priorto Even though an employee received ComFair Jax Service Information .

No assessment will Abe levied age 60, is permanently unableto a disability retirement at Officer, at extension 592 or 8564.
for death No. 115. cupation engage for in any compensation work or oc-re- the, Station, it ,doesn't mean the Lt (jg) Bob "Tex" Fowler,

numeration gain, or' profit (for insurance company will auto- program chairman, would like to hi .
; Two guys were sitting on a which he's reasonably qualified) matically pay off the employee'sloan. locate personnel for a "Texas" >. '
bench. One turned to the other band and ..
I he is totally and permanently vocal group. He can be '
j and said, "I'm aching from neu- disabled within the meaning'and reached at extension 8679.

ralgia." claim payment policy of the Blue Cross-Blue Shield Many other prominent Texans
"Howdy! Replied the other
Loan Protection Contract." in the Jacksonville area
I are expected -
"I'm Slim Jackson from Oak- Payments Are Now Due to attend. Highlight of .yt, >
In other words, if you're at all
land. .
Blue Cross-Blue Shield pay- evening, in true Longhorn r "At> :iIooY
able to' work after :
being out on BLAZING SENDOFFFlameand
style, will be liars
ments due April 13-14. a contest.
She: "I'm a dairy maid in a disability at NAS Jax, you will are smoke' shoot earthward as

candy factory." not be eligible for disability in- Payments may be made by Heard about the bowleggedcow the laris NaY missile) solid roars propellant upward. De-Po-

He: "What do you do?" surance. check or money order, but cash girl? She couldn't keep her signed for submarine launchings -
She: "Milk chocolates." The local Credit Union reports payments cannot be accepted. calves together. the Polaris is being test
fired from Cape Canaveral. .


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9 April 1959 SAX AIR NEWS .Pge'' 5

Record Field ;

Seeks Spring

Austria is buiding a $5,000,000
winter sports stadium at Inns- "
bruck in the hope that will host Golfing Cup .

the 1964 Winter Olympics.Dick .
of 64 answered -
A record throng
Healy has been elected
the, starting call for the annual -
captain of West Point's 1959 cross-
NAS Jax Spring' Cup
Tournament at the Station links ..
Pro tennis champ Poncho Gon- last weekend.
sales has the fastest serve in the Many golfers had to be turned
world. Once he was clocked at away because of a rule limiting
113 miles per hour. number of ,players in such a

Bigger football tackles and tall- tourney.. '
er basketball centers are in pros- George Talley led first round ,
pect for AF Academy teams. New winners with a close decisionover
regulations raise the weight limitation Bob Peters while Frank
for cadet applicants from Kadel was upsetting Earvin ,
226 to 230 pounds; the height a r Scott.In .
ceiling toes; from 6', 4" to 6', 6". other championship bracket

Sam Williams, former Pensa- ai-tni competition, Milt Hurst and Joe
.cola NAS, Fla., gridster, was the Van Vactor and Bill Roberts and
oldest player (27)) named on the Chuck Stitely still have first
1958 United Press International + round matches to complete.

All-American team. ..--..-....,.""" ,-.-...... .... ."'._..." -_. ,,..... .....-_ "'-_...: -'"'..- In the second- flights, narv
Ben Martin's AF Academy WEAR JAX NAVY COLORS In the throes of a successful early-seaion tennis campaign is Harville and Bob Sheppard put
eleven will play Army at West the Jax Navy net squad. The Flier recquet-wielders sport a 2-2 record against top collegiate com- on a- real rouser with Harville
Point in petition. They're now priming for an appearance in the Masters Tennis Tournament, April 13.19 decision on the 20th
1959. at Boone Park (on Park street in Jacksonville). Team members: are, left to right Walt Shaw of picking up a
The National Football League VF-43 J.C. Karrh, NARTU; San Gorsline, VA-44; Charles French, VF-62 Bob Tripp, VW-4, and green.
closed out its 39th season in bet- Roger Biedler, also of VW4. Tickets are on sale at half-price at Special Services, in Building 704.fAX Bruce_ Gardner-Ed nt'A Maranvillo____
financial condition than any and Casey :Zane-Red wesunuic-
other pro sport. Skeetmen Display land ard) Frank Sheehan-Tip .
Lois 'Johnson of Lincoln AFB, Chaflln still have matches to fi-

Neb., reigns as Strategic Air R.SP Rfs" Wares At nish.
Command's woman golf championafter Opening In the third flight, Walt Hei-
cArding 205 over 36 holes. ; NEWS son waltzed by Charles Lambing
Ron OfPalatka RangeThe Bob McCauley tipped
Perry, in Germany with while
the 3rd Armd. Div., holds the f .:' : .)... .....n"w".v, >>,,,...,. ..," <,_TQa..;h I, nationally known Jax Keith' Christenson and Ed Holly \
American national record in the dumped John Hoydic.;
;80-yard low hurdles and is tied NEWCOMER VET Navy skeet team had the center Bill Sinnett dropped John
with i Harrison Dillard for the ring to itself in Palatka last Chern in the fourth flight. Re-
[world's record in the 50-yard Sunday as the Azalea City of maining tilts in this division include -
!; [high hurdles. PACE KEG LOOPS' Florida unveiled its new skeet I' Charles Walker-Joe Todd
'' Ben Martin, AF Academy coach* range. and Bob Hodges-John Starr and

will lose seven first stringers but The old blended with the new in Mainside, intramural Jax Navy skeetmen, who don't Kirby Callam-Jim Mullins.
will have the services next season bowling ,competition last week with "old hand" Ray Win- take the phrase, "Like shooting
.I. of quarterback Rich Mayo, stead of Special Services sharing high average honors with clay pigeons" lightly, handed out AGO LEADINGIN
nation's number four passer. newcomer Bill Hunt of the Marine Barracks. free advice and gave samples of
Former Olympic swimming Hunt, a National Leaguer, recorded shooting skill to a large crowd. CUP RACE
And, VAP-62 "A" 3, Dispensary
standout Dick Conner is now at a 189 while Winstead
Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. paces American circuit rollers 1; VP-18 "A" 3, VAP-62 "C" 1; In a team exhibition, Ken Pen- Holding championships in
Roberto Clemente, Pittsburgh with a 188 average after two MARTD 3, VP-18 1; Hospital "A" dergas-and Jesse Batson set the basketball and chess, two very
Pirate outfielder, recently com- weeks play.COMDR. 3, VAP-62 "A" 1; VA-44 "A" 3, pace with a 50x50 mark, fol- much unrelated sports, Avia-
pleted basic at Parris Island, S.C. W. J. Heison of the Hospital 1; MARTD 3, Fasron 109 lowed by veteran Bill Arthur, tion Ground Officers School is
Bill Gillette, of Offutt AFB, Hospital earned top high game 1; Fasron 109 2, FAETU "B" 2. 49-50, newcomer Jack Hall, also leading the race for the Cap-
.Neb., at the age of 45, claims to and set honors in the AL with VAP-62 "C" dumped the Photo 49-50, and John Coshow, who tains Cup.
be able to lift between 180 and 229 and 588, respectively. Lab, 3-1, then dropped a ver- cracked a 45x50 mark. AGO leads with 1128 pointsin
200 pounds above his head with 'The 679th Air Force owns dict to VP-18 "A", 3-1. Person- the clay-bird artists' total the competition, which i
one arm. high team markers with an 820 nel was losing three, 3-1 to came to a nifty 243x250. closely parallels Mainside's
I VAP-62 "A", 4-0 to VA-44 "A"and
Bob Mathias, two-time winnerof game and 2386 series. NARTU The skeet team is slated to Ironman Trophy.
3-1 to the 679th.Lifeguards .
the Olympic Decathlon, has Electronics won high team lau- enter a shoot this weekend at Second place is held by
been promoted to captain in the rels in the NL with 859 and 2285, the Jacksonville Gun Club. Any- Aviation Fundamentals School,
Marine Corps Reserve. respectively.Bob Needed one inerested in competing with with 1051 points, while the
Subney of VA-176 "B" the team should contact Comdr. Marine Aviation Detachment
leads National League individ- For 'Pools' SeasonWith Hall, NAS Jax AdministrativeOfficer. is next with 974 ponts. ,
Army Cagers uals with a 223 high game while the outdoor swimmingseason .
J. Oriega of X-3 Division paces just around the corner
Sparks Blaze Way
Take Third In the field in individual high sets the call has gone out for quali- She hurried to lunch with the

with 546. fied lifeguards to man Station rest of the bunch, To Bowling LeadAt
AAU IN RECENT National League pools.. Tripped and fell from the second -
TourneyWith crowded lanes VW- this deck the end of the first roundof
I action on the Lifeguards desiring duty
the fire out at the AAU ; 4 "C" downed FAETU "A", 3-1; or personnel withing to qualifyas They laid her to rest dressedin the NATTCenter Intramural
Basketball trials in Denver, 'Fasron Six shut-out VW-4 "E"; lifeguards should contact chief her best Scratch Bowling League,) Aviation
Colo the cream of service fives O & R tripped Operations, 3-1; Grow at extension 512. She died from a broken neck. Electrician's School is on

are now playing in the Inter- _NARTU n__._ "B" and nun Supply split.. ____.u. .....,._."""Lu-_ _____.. _..... ._...._u_<______ __ ......... top with 20 wins and three losses. -
service Basketball Tourney at 2-2, and VW-4 "B" beat the ', $"f.h"" '}'.. rt...7.0r.:;:(! .
Mitchel AFB N. Y. Marine Barracks, 3-1. {.I"N.: < Marine Aviation Detachmentwith
,'.','.'.., ., ?!".,,,:;J.-
Enlisteds 4 Fas- $ > & 14 wins and 10 losses, is
The Army All-Stars, heavily- Also, Supply' t f.<
favored in the Interservice affair, ron Six 0; VW-4 "B" 3, O & R 1; y. gpj nearest competitors for the top
finished in third place in the VW-4 "E" 3, NARTU "B" 1; Ma- spot.
AAU meet, behind the champion rine Barracks 3, Operations 1; Special Services and Aviation
Wichita Vickers and the Phillips VP-18 "B" 3, Operations 1; Corn- fundamentals are tide for third
Oilers. Fair Jax 2, VP-18 "B" 2; Lucky with a 12 win and 12 loss sheet.

% The Marine All-Stars, after Strikes 3, VAP-62 1; NARTU"E" Naval Air Weapons School is
becoming the highest- scoring 3, ComFair "B" 1, and
fourth with a 10-14 slate, while
club ever to hit the amateur NARTU "E" 3, Galley One 1. -- ; 1 # Aviation Ground Officers School
finals with 111-63 win Other NL results: FAW11won ;:'M '
an over ; rg .
: I r has won five and lost seven.A .
Dukes Restaurant of Marietta, two matches, a 3-1 decisionover

Ga., lost in the quarter-finals to Supply and one by the same man who was a golfing bug
the Phillips Oilers, 88-86. margin over VAP-62 "B"; Mad ().1(1' l 3 13. 1. U married a woman who lowed to
Jack Sullivan of Quantico, a Dogs downed X-3, 3-1. # go to auction Bale,. And both
former Mt. St. Mary's star, was AMERICAN League action talked in their'sleep.
one of 10 men named to the All- went this way: Special Services
Tourney team. 4, VW-4 "A" 0; NARTU "A" 4, One night ,the husband hollered
The Navy Stars beat Long VW-4 "D" 0; NARTU "A" 3, Oak s'y dZ) .., :"Fore// The wife promptly
shouted "Four
Beach, Calif., 71-63, behind Con- Leaves 1; VW-4 "D" 2, Disburs- TAKE ME OUT TO THE GAME Major league baseball : twenty-fivel". .
. rad Burke's 16 points. The sail- ing 2; Oak Leaves 3, Disbursing begins its regular season today with the Yankees and Braves
again favored to meet in the World Series. The girl? She's May How about the man on the flying -
ors lost the next tilt, however, 1; VW-4 "A" 4, Waves 0; VAP62 -
calendar girl Beverly Oliver, a Massachusetts lass who wean a
"A" 2 Waves 2 and trapeze who caught his wifein
a 99-68 debacle to the champion Dispen-
Red Sox cap to prove It. And we could 4't wait until May to run
Vickers. sary 3, Oak Leaves 1. the picture. the act?


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Page 6 JAX AIR NEWS 9 April 1959

I Practice Of Safety Should a : N v.y'- ; ;Wi'- 5.; :

Be Given Constant AttentionIn i I "Ornr'; :

the words of a professional I < ."'. .'. < .. .,
magician and expert Judgment against gaming oddsor Navy Wives Club No. 86 met
card sharp, Clyde Powell, the slight of hand is no more April 1 at the Clubhouse in
"Don't bet risky than trusting ourselves In Park. '
on someone else'sgame. s Dewey
the face of accepted and proven .J New members welcomed were
safety procedures.As .
The odds are always .against Mesdames William Reed, Thomas
you," Powell emphasized to the in the popular"shell game," Johnson and Alfred Higgins.It .
200 members of Supply, Public which derives from Ye Cups and was announced that the new
Works and Overhaul Balls, an ancient dating
and Repair game rate for care of two or more
Department of NAS Jax who back to 2500 B.C., the hand is infinitely y'1 children at the Nursery on the
watched the safety presentationin quicker than the eye. Station is 50 cents an hour.
the 0 &R Auditorium last YET KNOWING this?' Powell Elected to office of vice-pres
Tuesday.TO pointed out, "we are still gull- ident was Mrs. John Davis with
DRAMATIZE how easilywe ible enough to believe that we Mrs. Leonard Derluth as record-
can deceive ourselves and can't be fooled." Others mightbe ing secretary. New president of

over-estimate our own judgment, deceived but somehow we always ___ the club is Mrs. Reubin Lottinger. -
the magician demonstrated a few feel "It won't happen to L .
standard rules employed by the us." I A1 Following were elected dele-
professional card player. This is why accidental death is gates to the Southeast Regional
Dealing from the bottom of the third largest claimer of human Convention at Norfolk: Mes-
the deck can be done easily and lives in the United States, dames Lottinger, John Davis,
unobstrusively, Powell demon- Powell stated. "Knowing the Wilbert Wagner, John Damon
strated. The veteran card sharp consequences, we still take $ rTRICKS and Charles Shaneck.
trains his eye to spot high cards chances!I""Safety a Alternates are Mesdames Ed-
(depending on the game) while OF THE TRADE To dramatize odds against the ward Barnes, Larry Streiber and
fanning the deck. 'meetings are one way unsafe act. Safety Psychologist Clyde Powell gave audience a Thomas Bennett.A .
Then, when shuffling, he can to keep us reminded and alwayson chance to outguess the trickster in the ancient shell game. The coffee was held April 8 at
bring the desired cards to the our toes," the speaker ex- margin of error is high against the odds, personnel from the Fleet Reserve 91
Pubic Brandy!!
plained. O&R Supply and Works admitted after the hour-long
bottom or top of the deck. Se- home Roosevelt Blvd. for
presentation on safety given by Powell last week at NAS Jax. on
cond dealing, dealing from under Performers, athletes, even card Mrs. Wallace Everoski, national
the first card, reserves the top sharps must constantly practiceto Fasron Units/ To DisbandContinued I parliamentarian and Mrs. Da-
card for the dealer. maintain their skill and per- mon, membership chairman.
USING the "mechanic's grip," formance level, Powell remindedhis ( from Page 1)) ,
Powell demonstrated the one- 'audience. So the practice of both jet ,and conventional air- He didn't look as he crossed
Fleet and come under commandof
handed technique the profes- safety requires our constant attention craft. the street,
sional uses which permits him if we are not to get the Naval Air Station con- Immediate effect of the change Much to his family's sorrow
complete control over the cards careless and forgetful. cerned. here will be small. Only those The car was coming too fast
in shuffling and dealing. In the future, each Air Sa- officers and men due for rotation to stop
Powell, nationally known safe- Thirty hath The funeral is held tomororw.
days September will be leaving Jacksonville, as
tion of the 'Navy will have a .
ty psychologist and Public Re- April, June and Seaman Bender they would in any event. r
lations Director of Endicott John- I ; special Maintainance Department, We like a man who comes
son Corp. and Lehigh Safety He serves ,them now with no entrusted with the job of sup- Others wilt be transferred to right out in the open and says
Shoe Co., emphasized throughouthis I reprieve, porting squadrons and"doing all NAS Jax to form the new Main- what he thinks when he agrees
presentation that trusting our For being absent without leave major maintainance work for tainance Department. with us.

1'1' \ Schedule of Special Sevices Activities and Facilities for April 9-=- 15 .1

MOVIES Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday

NAS Bldg. 612NATTCenter 1900 Only 1800-2000 1400-2000 1400-2000 1800-2000 1900 Only 1900 Only
Sands of Big Beat Edge of Fury Hey Boy, Last StagecoachWest Big Country Rally Round
Iwo Jima Hey Girl The Flag

r Bldg. 563 1900 OnlyBullwhip 1900 OnlySandsIwo 1400-1900 1400-1900 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 Only
Jima Big Beat Edge of Fury Hey Boy, Girl Last Coach West Big Country

Hospital 1900 only 1900 onlyBullwhip 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only
Sheep Man I Sands-Iwo Jima Big Beat Edge of Fury Hey Boy, Girl081521CO Last Coach West


Bldg. 3 0815>2100 0815-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 0815-2100' 0815-2100

NATTCenter Bldg. 563 0930-2100 0930-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 0930-2100 0930-2100 0930-2100

Hospital 0800.1600 0800.1600 closed 1300-1700 0800-1600 0800-1600 0800-1600


Bldg. 955NATTCenIer. 1000-2100 1000-2100 1000-2100 1400-2100 Closed 1000-2100 1000-2100

Bldg. 593
16CO-2200 16CO-2200 1300-2300( 1300-2300 1600-2200 16CO-2200 1600-2200

Blue Jackets Inn 1630.2330 2000-2330 2000-2330 2030-2330 1630-2330 1630-2330 2000-2330
J. Geiger Mary Wilson Frank Williams Bingo

i 1630-2300 1400-2330 1400-2330 1400-2330 1630-2300 1630-2300 1630-2300

NARTU 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 Closed Closed 1130-1300
1630-2230 1630-2230 1630-2330 1630-2330 1630-2230


0900-21CO 0900-21CO 1300-2100( 1300-2100 0900-2100 0900-2100 0900-2100

NATTCenter Gym Open
1300-2100 1300-21CO 1000-2100 1300-2100 1300-21CO 1300-2100 1300-2100

NAS Bowling 1100-2100 'OB 1100-2100 OB 1300-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB11301SOO 1100-2100 OB

NATTCenter Bowling... 1130-1300 1130-1300 1300-2200 OB0730.Dark 1300-2200 OB 1130-1300 1130-1300
1630-1830 OB0830Dark 1630-18.30 OB0830Dark 1630-1830 OB 1630.1830 OB 1630-1830 OB


Golf Course 0800-1800 0830Dark0800tt 0830DarkClosed 0830DarkClosed

Fish Camp 0800hr.. 0800hr.. 0800hr.. 0800-% hr. hr.
Before sundown Before sundown: Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown
Hobby Shop Bldg. 896 14CO-2100 14CO-210Q. 0900-2100 1300-2100 Closed Closed 1400-2100

Indoor Swimming Bldg. 614 1600-2000( 1130-2000 1300-2000 1200-2000 1130-2000 1130-2000 1130-2000

SPECIAL EVENTS: 1500-2100 2000-2400
e NATTCEM Crew's Dance
Open House Mainside Gym