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United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
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July 8, 1943


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Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
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Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).

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, Meet Our Heroes Lf. Snipes: Girls, Strike Up Nearly $80,000 Invested

Weather ; Aleutians Is A The Band! Co-Eds

Foe As Formidable As Japs Here On SaturdayJoy Here In 6-Day July 4th

(Editor's Note: This is one of a dangerous one, but It was for Cayler's Orchestra
a series of stories describing the hazardous all night patrols, scout- Features USO Show At War Bond Buying Drive
battle exploit of officers aboard ing missions and bombing attacks !
this and outlying Stations who against Kiska in June of last year Main Side Auditorium

have won decorations.) )J. I
Trumpeteer Joy Cayler and her Purchases Triple Dec. Pearl Harbor Campaign?
Lieut Beecher Snipes, Instruc- o* Musical Co-eds will furnish an
S tor at the PBY unit of this Station "" eyeful as well as an earful when Lt. Hitchcock Tops List Buys $20,000 Worth

and holder of the Distinguished .... Happy Landing, another USO-
Flying Cross, can speak with authority Camp Show production, plays at Successful conclusion of the "War Bonds For Independence" drive
on the difficulties American the Main Station Auditorium this in celebration of a noiseless Fourth of July here, found a total of I
aviators may face in the Aleu- Saturday night. The first show is almost $80,000 cash invested by Station personnel in security for the '1
tians. Fog so thick that it is scheduled at 1900 and a repeat future and ammunition for today. H.
" impossible for the pilot to see the performance will be staged at Compared with the Pearl Harbor .J
, engine cowling, terrific cold, sudden .:: 2100. Anniversary drive of last Decem (
, gusts of wind, mountain peaks Happy Landing will be presented $1,000 War Bond Club ber, when $36,000 was invested by

that loom suddenly out of murky .. at the NATTC Auditorium station military and civilian personnel
l atmosphere, these and all the oth- I Monday night. Off To Flying StartThe in a seven day period, this
.. er perils of that region he is fam- The featured attraction of the latest drive, which lasted only six: ,J
k mar with due to vast practical ex- : show is the streamlined all girl Jacksonville Naval Air Station days in July, yielded more than
perience. hM I band of Miss Cayler spotlightingthe War Bond Olfice has organ. three times the December pur-
\ Had it not been for an Army 1 .ws.. Toice and saxophone oi Jerry bed a new club. Officers and chases.
captain the Navy might not have hwr Salmon. Peggy Thompson and her enlisted men who purchase a Outstanding single investmentswere
This trombone and vocals Bennie $1000 war bond may become m m-
had this ace flier. Army by numerous. A few were:
graduate of Sloan and Margie Cawood. Easy bers. A certificate of membership
captain, originally a Lieut. Roy S. Hitchcock's investment
Annapolis, by force of argument I on the eye and the ear, the 12 entitles the holder to take an"extra" at the Assembly and Repair '- -
convinced Lieut. Snipes that Naval rlt comely Co-eds was a favorite punch at all Axis part. Department of $15,000 in cash fora
' Aviation training at Pensacola of- dance band oi Denver and Colo- ners. It also enables Uncle Samto maturity value of $20,000 in

.'. fered the brightest future for him, rado Universities.The manufacture that much more War Bonds; Lieut. William B. F.
... and it was at the Florida base supporting cast of Happy equipment for the Navy. Those Hall invested $2250:> for a maturity
, "S\ that he won his wings in October Landing includes. a number of acts enrolled since July 1, are: value of $3000; James L. Dendy
"'. of 1!)3S. recruited from theatrical circuits Commander Roman J. Miller. a civilian in the Service School,
,. The weather In the Aleutians Lt Beecher Snipes and top night clubs in the nation Ordnance and Gunnery Depart. bought bonds with a maturity .
p has proven a great ally for the that he was awarded the Distinguished Maude Hilton and her Girl ment: Pay Clerk Samuel F. Leader value of $2000 and 19 other men
: Japs according to Lieut. Snipes. Flying Cross. Friend provide the comedy strain USMC. Marine Barracks: Lieut. and women purchased a $1000 War '!II
. He rates it sw just as treacherous These operations, according to of the show with their "Gab Fest," Wm. B. F. Hall. NAOTC: Lieut. Bond or more apiece.A .
o\ a. the Nipponese, but says his citation, were carried out in a dialogue in which both girls give Gale McLean Student Officer & R Leads
: that "on every clear day we "the face of tremendous anti-air- and take with remarkable zest and Headquarters: Comdr Arthur W. The Assembly and Repair Department
I made them wish that they were craft fire and fierce aerial oppo- gusto. They recently returned froma Weiland Naval Hospital: Lieut. led unit purchases witha
back In Tokyo." sition. His courageous persistenceand ten months tour of Australia Comdr. Stephen P. Mahoney total of $24,093 in cash invested.
i The Japs lost Attu but still are conscientious devotion to duty With a troupe of six almostlifesize NAOTC Personnel Lieut Earl W. NATTCenter was second with
entrenched on Klska in the Aleutians were in keeping with the highest dolls fashioned after ce- Mayo. Airbomber Training Unit: $11,175, and the Ordnance and
. traditions of the United States Naval lebrities whose mannerisms she Lieut. Roy S. Hitchcock. Assemblyand Gunnery Department was third
i While expressing his belief that Service apes, Catherine Westfield, puppet. Repair: Lieut. Wm. C. Jack with $3,900. Lee Field, which was
, the Japanese attack on Dutch Harbor Although some of his pupils eer, holds the audience. A versatile son. Jr. Office of Naval Officer the first auxiliary station to file
last was a full-fledged mime, a fine comedian with a Procurement.CGM .
year have probably seen action in the returns brought in U.462.50 which
,. attempt to gain a foothold on the various combat zones the time element lovely singing voice, Miss West- Eugene J. lalhs. Ordnanceand was the greatest amount noted
"., North American continent, Lieut. has been such that he has field has toured throughout the Gunnery: Lieut. Walter E. from any outlying field
, Snipes is now inclined to discount not yet had an opportunity to hear West with numerous name bands. Clarke. Lee Field VF Margaret H. The Campaign's progress from
Lee Field (Civilian) H. M.
\ any Jap menace from the Aleu- from them and learn the results of The talented and attractive Line. : July 1 through July 7 as conductedby
, ; tian area and feels that the their training under his tutelage at young tap dancer, Key Taylor, recent -: Gober. Assembly and Repair the War Bonds Office and division -
r- sweeping victory in the Battle of the Station. feature of the hit Broadway (Civilian): Marguerite Gunnels commanders, was recordedon

s Midway nullified the importance Asked about his training meth. musical, "Too Many Girls," will Supply (Civilian): Acting Pay the War Bond Office's billboard -
Clerk J. H. Gunnels Supply: Lieut.
of the Japanese position. display her terpsichorean
ods he replied that he had intro- ability It pictured three Axis shipsat
Edward Webb. Ordnance and
Bombed Jap-Held Klska which earned the plaudits of audi- the beginning of the campaign
duced innovations into the
no sys- Gustave A. Schneider.
, Every operation carried out in ences on Broadway and at such Gunnery: which were being sprinkled with
I the uncertain Aleutian weather is Coatlaued On Pace Seven smart spots as Chicago's Chez Assembly and Repair (Civilian): War Bonds dropped from planes '
Alfred C. Cramo DSMCfi.
---- PareeVashington's; Shoreham Capt. ..
overhead. As the campaign/ progressed i
Hotel and Miami Beach's Vanderbilt NATTC: James L. Dendy. NATTC
money swelled the I
Get Set Cadence Counters (Civilian). "ocean", blue paint gradually
Pretty and attractive Elinor Sherry "sunk" the painted ships. At the '

popular singing favorite at drive's end only a Jap flag couldbe I'
For Victory Smoker Tonight Southern resort hotels and supper New Insignia For seen the rest was "under
clubs adds her voice and
water" due to the great response :
charming personality to the en Naval AircraftA of station personnel. i.

' Dancers Cow Girls and semble. A newly formed "On Thousand .
; Jax Air News Now The comedy acrobatic act of change in the design and size t.
Singers Also FeaturedAt Emmett Oldfield & Company area of national insignia for Naval air- : Continued On rare ElsbtOfficers'

feature of Happy Landing. These craft has become effective, accord
I Mason Field Show Being Broadcast two clever acrobats amuse and ing to an announcement made by
astonish with their comical yet Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox. Uniform j jI

k. If you want to enjoy a lively skillful execution of tricks and Two white rectangles with red
', hour or two tonight pick up the Special Weekly Radio Pro. stunts. They have just finished borders have been added to the I
i- Victory Smoker at Mason Field at I. tours with Bob Crosby and Charlie standard national star insignia.The Changes Modified
. Features News About
1930. You'll get all the entertainment gram Barnet. new insignia already has _
take and it's not j3( been painted, on Naval aircraft at
you can Station And Band MusicThe
New Ruling Makes :
so hard to take at that for the Naval Course Cur this Station. Gray
big treat on tonight's outdoor showis I JAX AIR NEWS in now on jji- w- Or White Shirts Optional
Legislation authorizing a reduction
the Station Cadence Counting the air. Moron Story
With Blue
in the instruction course at Service Outfits
Championship. Every Tuesday night at 2100 on the Naval Academy from four to A moron took his teeth out so
A $25 War Bond prize and the the "Wings Over America" pro three years during the war became he could have some gum to chew I WASHINGTON. was announced
putatlon of A & R, NATTCenternd gram over Radio Station WJHP law last week with President on. And took a bottle of whiskeyto here this week that the
the Bootcamp is at stake in the radio edition of JAX AIR
Roosevelt's signature. bed so he could sleep tight. j I recently announced changes in Naval
the Cadence contest. Director NEWS is presented with the news Uniform have
Reed announced the cadence Regulations i
Billy human interest stories, sports
been modified 'in the
following respects -
counting, nee hog-calling, champ news and other features that have "At Dawn Tomorrow We are Going In"Excerpt : 1
will be decided by the volumn of a
transpired on this station duringthe
En- ((1)) The wearing of gray or '1
from the audience.
applause week. from a. letter written to his parents by Henry Glorch, white shirts with blue service uniforms ;--.;.
tries will ply their vocal wares Also featured on this program is machinist mate first class, on the eve of American invasion of the is optional. "4
over the public each.address system for the Commandant's Band under the Solomon Islands. Glorch was reported missing on August 8th, 191:. ((2) Half lace (gold sleeve j
one direction of either BandmasterUrel

For the unitlated It must be C. Paynter or Bandmaster W. "This is a letter I hope you neveisn't r-get. Funny way to start a letter, stripes to seam extending) is optional only on from sleeves seam of t
that A & B, NATTCenter
explained assistant leader and
each R. Parker, it? But it's the best I can dif o i under, the circumstances, because blue service uniforms
and the Bootcamp the "Story of the Week" dealing you do get it, that will mean I have been very (3) The uses of plain visored
boasts its cadence callers are
with little known incidents in the "Tomorow I will have the honor participate in Uncle Sam's:: first caps for Officers of the rank of t'
the best on the Station. The experiences of men who have beenon move of retaliation against the Japs i. And believe me I can't wait We Commander or above and black
ha been raring
argument overseas duties. have been preparing for this for a, longtime and now the time has braid chin straps for all Officers
several and it culminated So, tune in WJHP every Tues- come to quit practicing and start going. At dawn tomorrow we are is optional with service uniforms. J J
News hit ...
when the Jax upon ...
for radio edition
day night
your going in and land United States Marines by the carload on the Service dress blue uniforms may
the Idea of staging a Station-
Japanese-held Solomon Islands be worn on occasions where the ;,
wide contest .
Reed conducted auditions for the --ik B "Our Job, of course, is to get t:hem to the beach as fast and as wearing of white uniforms is ap 1
aspirants for the $25 prize and the Laff Of The Week many as we can. And we'll do it if r we have to swim ashore with the propriate.
title. A & R will be representedby CAMP BLANDING. Flo.-CNS)- Marines on our back. Because I I don't think in history a bunch of Gray working uniforms will be r l
W. C. Blount and Wilbur Cook, A trainee came upon an 'MP resplendent men have gone into any engageme:nt as cool and calm and confident worn when available. As announce
sailors. NATTC's honor will be in his summer uniform as this group. There is only one i uiswer. It will be a success. ed previously, during the necessary
fended by James Wellington, Sal- oi a white pith helmet starched "As I write this I want you to ki low that I am not writing because transition period Officers will
tore Cutro, A. C. Rushton, N khaki and the rest oi the costume I have any premonition of anytri ling happening to me. I'm just be permitted to wear khaki uni..
fzegda, and H. I. Buckman, sail ordinarily seen on Alrican ex- writing because in case I do get 'mine, you'll know I got it like a forms now in their possession or
ors, and Charles Schwartz, Marine. plorers. man and I am not afraid to die country. manufactured, until the supply of 1
Bootcamp: is still a "dark horse" Said the trainee "Dr. Livingston. "Believe that and please don't grI rieve:[ for this will all soon be over. these uniforms in stock is exhaust.. ;
and Ms not announced its entries I presume?" [ have only one regret, and that is I could not see you once more. I ed or until:! those in possession arevon ,
Continued On Face Seven Said the MP "I don't gtt it.." loved my mother and father and fai roily more than I ever said" out.


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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS July 8, 1943

Expand Red Cross Training SupL Yard Dept. News: Know .Your Planes. Gunners

Service With New Krauthause' Hits ns ra .

Director AboardC. War Bond JackpotIn 'A rtm i-i XM'/

Office Raffle
H. Rockwell In Charge

Of Office In Bldg. 39; He'sA
Seaman Guard Ball Team
Former Navy Man
Misses The Services Of

The Red Cross program on the O'Donnell, Ace Hurler

Station is being expanded under '

the supervision of Charles H. i, :' During these hot days, Eben P. ?t ? I 1 r / QUID

Rockwell, Jr., new field director ARMSTRONG, Safety Engineer,

. here.Rockwell with his sport shirt and slacks, is
announced the office the envy of all his khaki clad
personnel has been increased from \ fellow workers.

one to four men already and two b "Charlie" KRA UTHA USE, CWT, r

more men are scheduled to arrive y 4kv has the "Midas" touch. He won

soon. The staff also includes four two War Bonds in intra-office raffles -

women in the office. Aiding Rock- during the July 4th Bond NS

well are C. H. Adams, first assist- ", v Drive.

ant field director, K. E. Custer and :f \.. Chief Roy WINTON is back NOT AT NO. It It's the British I TIRE AT NO. 21! )t'. the niohm

V. R. Sheldon. # / 3 from his leave in Manchester (Blue Short Sterling, a potent four-en- and Voss I fa. 139B. a four-engine

To make ample space for the I I Grass country), Tennessee. gine heavy bomber The nose of seaplane which the Nazis are using

enlarged Red Cross program the Commander Benjamin E. Moore, The Seaman Guard's baseball the flat sided fuselage extends well as a mine layer. The wings are un- .

office in Building 39 is being;: USX, above, has become superintendent team may be checked in its head- ahead of the engines. Both edgesof tapered with rounded tip. It ha a

doubled in size, taking in the wing of aviation training on the long dash for a pennant. John torpedo-shaped fuselage and large,
Station. A of the Naval the wings taper to rounded tips.
vacated by the Shore Patrol. O'DONNELL its ace right hander, fixed twin float The tallplane is
The Red Cross office here serves Academy In 1927, Comdr. MooreIn is laid up with a pulled muscle in The tallplane Is tapered and thereIs rectangular and ha twin fins and

this Station, the Naval Air Gun- his new position! succeeds his shoulder. However, MgrCROSS a single fin and rudder. rudders.

Dent School at Yellow Water, Comdr. Robert U. Johnson, Comdr.former expects_ "Monk" WHITEHART Courtesy Harcourt, Brace & Co.. pub 111 hers Aircraft Spotters by.Lester._. Otto
training superintendent. "
Auxiliary Lee and Cecil Fields and to take up the pitching -
Johnson has replaced Comdr William -
the Naval Air Station at Lake
slack caused by O'DONNELL's Injury -
J. Mulllns M Executive Officer ReceiveRecommendation
City.Rockwell and is counting on more ; Captains
of the Station.
has been associated
help from FOLLO, LYONS, The Inquiring
with the Red Cross since February BUNN, HORTON, CASTLES, and

1, 1943. Before coming here he CROSS, each of whom is batting r

worked at Ft. Benning and the Prop WashFrom .300 or better. For PromotionsPresident

Miami Beach Army Air field. He The Docks & Ferries Sottballers ReporterQUESTION

is a veteran of the first world war. suffered a body blow when Chief

having served as an Ensign at EVANS left last week for the Roosevelt has recom-
Pensacola in Naval aviation. West Coast. mended Capt. James T. Mathews,

Commenting on his assignmenthere : The Squadrons How about listening in again : How long do present supervising engineer for

Rockwell said, "I am glad to next Tuesday at 2100 to Station think the war will (last ? the Navy in this area, and Capt.
you Carl H. Cotter of the Civil
get back with Naval Aviation and WJHP and hear the Commandant'sBand Navy's
The JAX roving reporter -
with the men who talk my lan- these items composed of Bandmaster Why Engineering Corps, who directed
picked on a
guage. round of the stations aviation activities PAYNTER and his Y-7 musicianswho ANSWERS: initial construction of this Station,

This column will largely really give out with some W. D. MORGAN, S2c, S-2 DI- for promotions to the rank of rear

and good enjoyable music? vision: "At least three more years.It admiral.A .
depend notes news
won't take that long to knock graduate of the Naval Academy
the staff membersof
Mayport Men tips supplied by in 1913, Capt. Mathews spent
training units. Call extension out Germany, but it's going to re- I
quire considerable time to defeat three years on duty at sea and
8542 and if it's we'llpublish
i The Ladder then took post-graduate work at
Up the Japs on all those Islands.

Receive RatingAdvancements it I PERRY T. HAYNES, Chief, A Rensalaer Polytechnic Institute.

at & R: "Oh, I'd say the war will be He graduated with an engineering
The "skipper"E. Squadron hero I Advancements In RatingsAt over In the later part of '45 or degree In 1918 and has a long
VTB2, Lieut. L. Ewoldt
the first of '46. I think every- record of service and establishments -
winnerof NAS JacksonvilleFollowing
of several Pacific scraps, "
II things points to that conclusion. I prior to being named supervising -
the Cross
Navy and.other
I don't see how we can win before engineer for Area 4, which
June Promotions Of En- awards, has been promoted to the includes Jacksonville.
then. I
rank of Lieutenant Commander, Is the final list of Jacksonville -
listed Personnel At I USN. Naval Air Station enlisted' per- MARGARET CONNOR, Y3c. Capt. Cotter, now presumed to
Navy sonnel advanced In indicated
rating as Y-l Division "At least two be on duty in the South Pacific,
: or
Section Base AnnouncedThe International Business Machines effective June 1. 'came here in 1940 with the rank
three There is lot
To SClc-Baron (n) Abraham Harry more years. a
found in most business offices,
are E. L. Suiter. I of commander and directed con
Baker of work to be done yet. We haveto
following is a list of men I but the one installed at Squadron To SC2c-.AJ: : A. Baker:, Arthur W. struction operations of the Station.
clean both sides of the
T-5: operated by Ordnancemen J. Downing, Melvin A. Elllt, Robert B. up on
advanced in rating at the Navy He laid the groundwork for con-
Gamblll, Coy S. Horton ocean and that won't be a short
Section Base at Mayport during A. McKeever, H. E. Patterson andE. .nsjr..amJ:19i D. Inserra, Roy E. time, there being so many countries struction of one of the finest Naval
June: F. Schadtle, is a new wrinkle. Jones, Maynard (n) KI er, John P. to We Air Stations in the world. He
are fightIng -
William R. Student bombardiers practice their Morgan.To
Baughman to HAle
; graduated from the of
SC3c Charles) W. two sides this University
Paul C. Baskln to SC3o David H. Dreed. John a war on time,
: bombing and navigation on this Brlnson. Jr.. Wayne R. Casper, Gilbert Michigan in 1916 and was com-
Biker to SF3o, Joseph O. Beatty. to whereas in the first war we fought
GM3c;: William T. Bell, to RM3o.; machine, which flashes scenic N. Coles. Marvin dH'V Crawford FrancisJ. in missioned an assistant civil engi
only Europe.
Sanders N. Black, to GM2c Elton P. aerial views on the floor-screen Freude, Green Hollls L. i
; neer in the Navy in 1918. He has
Hennager, James H. Julian. Joseph
Bragg to Cox; Amos C. Brltt, to EDWIN STEVENSON, S2c, 0
; while students train their bomb served at Haiti where he
J. Ressner. Edward J. Kosalskl, Roy was one
Vie Claude Brooks. .
Costa; Buzler.R.Jr., to Flc Jr.; Thomas to SC3c.F; I sights or navigation instrumentson N. Lewis, Harry C. Lynch, Halleck (n) & G: "It'll be over next year. Only of the treaty engineers commIssioned

Carney, to GM3c; James N. Cook, to theoretical objectives. Meters, Mathews. Frank R. McGlory JamesE. reason I can give is that we'll by the President of that
SM3c Jefferson D. Couch to Flc I Mitchell George "W" Jr.. successfully invade Europe this
; ; charts and gadgets record hits, nuJr'p i
James V. Nessmltn. Republic assistant works
; public
Davis James to R. Cox.Crosby to RM3c; James E. runs !and errors . lips. Harvey J. Pleasants. Jr., Otto H. summer, and then turn all our officer at the Puget Sound Navy,
Schllmme Herman (n) Sllldker DavidA. great forces Japan and wipe
Robert L. Davis to FIe Robert
; Don't "torpedobombing"'taint Yard and served in various
say ; capacities -
Stafsllen Harry D. Stewart GeorgeF. her "
Decker to BM2c Richard J. Denecker.Wlli1 out quick.
; so! According to Ensign W. Walker, Weaver James at Stations before
2c Thomas E. Dew,
to SC3o tV.\
; ; Hurt ;
: G. Duffey.: to V3c: Thomas R.: W. Rogers, you launch a torpedo, I.. Wellman Wilson. Williams, JohnL. PVT. JAMES E. PRINCE, Ma- being assigned to the Jacksonville
Durden to MoMM2c Donald R. rine Guard Company: "I believe
; or drop a bomb. Ensign To SKlc-Alfred A. Andersen. project.
Elliott to RM2c Graham ,
to FIe: Claude ;A. Gault Evans RM3c, Rogers, incidentally, will have an To SK2c Joseph G. Burroughs, the sonofoagun with Germany will a. t
John M. Guest to Sic; James R. entry in the Paducah, Kentucky James V. Freeman, Jesse D. Hanbury. be over January 1. The way I look
Guskle. to CBM; James O. Hardee, to Derby. This derby is different! Alton M.: Hardln. James C. Smith I Jr.. at it, however, it'll be a long durn-
William R. Smith Victor ( ) Soud. Tin.C
n Sank L1.
SM2c Milton F. aal
Harrell. RM3c
Jr. to
James; C. Horne Jr.. to RM3c; Manley; For eight consecutive years the Louis K. Wallis Robert C. Webster: ed struggle with Japan. I believe an
Oswell L. Williams. Jr. It's last at least two
M. Hurlbert. to BMlc.Willis International "Turtle" Derby has goryia years
F. Jones, to RM3c; Joseph W. been held this year Bob Hope, E.To Bessent SK3c-Thelma, Bert E. Collins.B. Balerl Jr.,William Robert with the Japs, on account of the With A.rFire; Well
Justlss, to CMlc. David Klllen\ to
jr. difficulty of getting stuff over
Sic: Robert V. Knight, to Sklc Irving S. Cobb, Jane Withers and W. Cooper Richard F. Gardner Hubert '
Walker E. Langston. to Sic; Orren; some forty others will enter. Bet- K. Hardy William M. Hicks there. Another reason it's going \ /lalla You Thinh? \.
Theron H. Layton, Dennis L. March-
H. Lav. to MoMM2c Clarence B. to last so long is those damn
; ting is according to pari-mutuels-
man Walker S. May, Charles E. Merit,
Flc Lowe; Norman to RM3c H.: Earl Melville D. SCte to; proceeds to charity. Ens. Rogers' William D. Miller, Isabella M. strikes in the United States whichare Lieut. Jonh S. Mayfield, USNR

Homer C. Mason to HAle; Travis W. entry is appropriately named Schramm Charles L. Short Arthur M. holding us up and so many won't swear the story is the
Frank M. Simons.To
Mathls to SM3c; Horace Moore to "Torpedo Bomber". Skipper SM2c-James K. 'chlnson. Jr. outside people are worrying more whole truth, s'help him, but he
MoMM2c F2c; Benjamin F. Moseley. to To Sp (eM)' 2c-William J. Brus, JackI. about making money now than insists it was told to him by a
DeLeon R. Ponce to
; Jr. Don Weimer, Yeoman 2nd classin .
RM3c: Norman E. Sanberg, to TCalhoun.S they are about how many service- Chief who recently reported to
MnMM2c. the VTB2 Gunnery Office was ) -Marjorle C. Goode men are being killed." I
Elbert W. Assistant of the Worster Jean M. Reps, Becky J. Seafler.I NATTC after participating in I'
to Cox ,
Sawley. Jr Carl Manager
? To St2c Aconite ) Jackson. CPL. J. P. Tarr the
E. R. Scott, to EMlc: Carl M. Scott (n USMC, VTB2: Pacific battle.
Ohio before entering the
Airport To StMlc-Oliver (n) Durden An-
to RM3c Arlus L. Simmons, Spring of 1945. The Nazis will
Jr. to
; Anyway, here's the story and !
drew L. Jackson MannIe L. Johnson
FlcAlbert E.: Small., MoMM2c Walter Navy Irene Redstone
: : be
defeated this winter or next .
Sterling' (n) Lyons. the Chief-and Lieut. Mayfieldare -
WAVE Y3c of the Roomin
E. Stokes to GM2c; Wayne E. Summers ( ) Log "
To StJc-.Ralph (n) Tlsdale John C.Wnoc spring. The Japs will follow suit.
Sic: John M. Taylor to RM3c; VTB2 was a by-lined columnistin s. stuck with it:

sello.Wllford, Jr.D.. to Taylor MM2c, to; Thomas Flc; Peter W Tom-Vlck- the Miami Herald before en- To TM3c .William A. Broedel. HELEN SKRALY, Y3c, X-l Division "I was recently on duty on a I

ers, to Fie, Belton q Wall. Jr. to listing; she wrote on politics and Thomas Vic F.-Cecil Byrne.To L. Howard. : "I'd like for the war to tin-can in Japanese waters," he ,

SM2c; Horlass 1 H. West! to RM3c, economics. Wonder if she knows To Y2c--Richard I T. Allor. George A. end tomorrow but I believe it'll ben said. "We had encountered con-

Walter E. Gofer, to RM3c. anything about a 4th term ? . Hemingway Ivan (n) Krause WalterB. December of 1945. Manpowerand siderable submarine activity, and
ROb son. Jr.. Lewis F. Stannard Jr.. materials of both
E. Wilson sides will be one day found us with all our
Not a very recent event, but George ,
I worth Aviation Chief To Y3c--Robert G. Barrs. Warde H. exhausted by then. depth charges used, and we a
10 Weddings Aboard noting: Berry Elwood P. Calvert. AbrahamChesln long way from our tender. Pret-
Radioman Kirby Hair, VO-VCS Robert L. Cox, Wade II. Fleming A. J. ROBBINS. Chief, Inspections -
This Station In WeekTen I unit, ((18 years long in the Navy's Jr., Amos R. Fuller John F. and Survey Division: "About ty soon our detectors picked upa
sub's motors off the bow.
for Hauler Edward W. Holm Leland W. two port
recommended more because
service) was years we were
Hornback Caleb L. Kellev, Jr, RalphF. We went to the approximate location
weddings were conducted on Ensign's commission. He has been King Joseph C. Krlsch Eleanor I. not prepared when we first entered -
the station from June 29 through twice cited for inventions whichhe Kyle Walter E. Lowe Merle F. Silva this war." and circled the area,
developed on this station. Oneis WilliamTelephone N. Watson Jr. pouring our navy-gray paint
July 5 as follows: RUSSELL HUDSON BMle T-M: shutoff
over the side. Then we
June 29 Robert James Dlvokol a link trainer instrument and -i
: Division: "About 16 months on motors and stood
account our by.
and Harriet Foster; Harry William the other a "ZB homing device"which Change of the Nazis can't hold out "After a while the sub came
helps bring our wondering
Fogie and Irene Phlllpanec; Harold student airmen in "on the beam." The telephone number for the over seven more months. Japan is to the surface to have a look

B. James and Viola E. Leggett; Personnel Office of Radar Radio done for when Germany is out." around. As its periscope emerged -
Twelve Ordnancemen who are Division has been the coated with
changed from glass got
June 30: Irving C. Mattson and ARNOLD DAILY, BM2c, Y-3:
expert bombardiers themselvesand 8574: to 8611. "Middle of 1945.: the paint, and the Jap skipper,
Virginia Lutey. are now training student bombardiers \jjft thinking he was still under

July It Russel P. Frisbie and at the T-5 Squadron were Easy Does It -- DOUGLAS McGUIRE, Chief, A water, kept bringing that sub up
complimented by their personnel & R: "The war will last two or until it was about 60 feet in the
Barbara M. TanI; Albert B. Emer- officer for their work. They are A sailor's trousers have bell bot- three years longer. We still have air, when we opened up on her

son and Erma F. Segassie; July 3: Aviation Ordnancemen M. C. toms so that they may be easily to wipe out the whole of Germany, with our anti-aircraft guns..

William Fontaine and Julia Tagga.rtj Grey 2c; J. W. Artis 3c; E. F. rolled up. and then we have to get Japan. When our 50-caliber machine

; Robert Smythe and Phyllis Schadtle 3cj; H. E. Patterson 3c; Italy doesn't amount to a helluva guns hit It, it sounded like a
J. K. Shively 3c; and E, K. Elias lot. When I was called back into woodpecker on a tin roof, and
Thompson; July 4: Louis Frlchette J. A. McKeever 3c; A. H. BusseJr.
Sea2c, who all have many hoursof service I figured to be gone from when our three-Inchers hit her,
and Norma Cox; July 5: Phillip" 3c; C. J. Jones 3c; J, B. Jones3c flight and bombing practice to three to five years. That was two that Sap sub came down like a

Leary and Marian Rasmus. ; T. D. Elton 3c; A. J Merck 3c; their credit. years ago." ton of bricks!

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July 8, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

'; 'Taxi Taxi Men In Life Lee Field NewsAllAmerica First To Join $1,000 Bond Club ;i

I'{ Grid : .'
Rafts Pick Up PassengersThe

experience of abandoning Ace Is Newcomer:

ship after being bombed and torpedoed everything we owned. They hada
I;;'' by Jap planes, then see lot of respect for our ship and Lieut. GoodreaultShip's "y. ., N r1
I ing humour amidst horror as her crew-they knew what we '
{'; American sailors paddle around in had been through. That old Yqrk- ; t aus xy
;L life rafts yelling "taxi" and picking town was just about the fighting- Company 1 Is Off
.up passengers, was described by a est ship that was ever built"
24-year-old Chief AOM who is now On Right Foot (In New
Chief also in
an instructor in Bombsights Main- put a good
tainance and Overhaul at theNATTCenter word for all the men at sea."They're Softball Competition \ b '
the best fighters you ever
By C. S. WILKES, Ylc
He is Chief Theodore C. (Rusty) saw-and they'll keep fighting,
Ruescher, of Long Island, N. Y., he asserted. "Twenty four hours a A new Softball league composedof
who was aboard the Yorktown day means nothing to a man on a six teams in Ship's Company r ik
when she went down in the hectic carrier. Everybody works twenty had its initial start Monday with +
p' Battle of Midway. During the fours a day-every day. I tell you Gunnery-Personnel copping a last '
holocaust a bomb struck in the all the boys out there are heroes minute thriller from the Mariner : its
compartment next to the Chief, -real heroes whether they've eve team With the score tied at 12- I
but the 'only.injury he sustained been decorated or not. all in the final frame, Roy Davis I'
was a scratch from a piece of Boyish-looking Chief Ruescher beat out a bunt, advanced to second -'I I :
shrapnel that tore the trousers of enlisted in the Navy at Brooklynin on an error and crossed the
his dungarees and did not even 1937 and has been aboard a plate with the winning run when'Bill I
break the skin on his leg. number of ships, including the Balsley doubled. I
When word was passed down the Saratoga and Enterprise. He recently Completing the new league are ? r
.+ line to abandon ship, Ruescher married Josephine Garavdglia teams from Dispensary A. & R.I z'
relates the crew proceeded in an of Hibbing, Minn.M Firehouse and a proposed second ., .
orderly manner without excite. HMWMK jiL Marine team. I
ty ment. "It was an amazing sight Lieut. Clyde Jones played the I .
'f to watch," he said. Navy Photographer hero role last week when he went
,r;; Sings "Barnacle Bill""I into the swimming pool, shoes and
\ '" Rewarded NewsweekFor all, to save swimmer in -
remember one fellow went By a trouble.
Commander Roman J. Miller (shown at right in top photo) was the d
down I Speaking of
on the hangar deck, took a physical training
first to become a member of this Station's "One Thousand Dollar
I :, life boat out of a plane, inflated July 4th PictureA Instructors, Lieut, (jg) Eugene War Bond Club" when he Invested $750 early new on July 1 at the openingof i,
;n,: It-and .the next time I saw him Goodreaulr AU-American end the
'- he was paddling around in the i, ballplayers dream is to hit a from Boston College, has taken Independence Day bond campaign. Presenting him with his
::1, water singing 'Barnacle Bill the I home run with the bases full, abanker's up his new duties with the stu membership certificate is Lieut (jg) (I. M. Hies of the War Bonds
t.. -Sailor' at the top of his lusty aim is to make a million, dent officer athletic program
voice." I a drugstore cowboy's goal is to'hlt The library reports a large number
It was a grim situation, of the jack-pot on the two-bit slot- of new magazines on its tables
course, but the men took it witha machine and a photographer's am- and wants you to come in and look I Sailor Beware i Navy's Civilian
stiff upper lip and even a touch I bition is to have his pictures published them over. Incidentally, included [ ;
of humour. I in a major national publi among them are a number of the I j'
"1 "Some of the fellow who had cation. popular women's magazines which Keep Your Shirt Employes Praised--
,... life rafts were paddling around Well, Photographer's Mate 2c are offered to the wives.
.. yelling 'taxi'," recalled Ruescher. I Robert Glander of the Jacksonville Chief R. Stevens of Ordnance A Series of Articles Expos

i:;', "They'd pick up a wounded man, Public Relations Office of the and Gunnery is hoping to place a I' ing Crooked Promoters i By The President
pull him around and start calling 1 Sixth Naval District made the five-man team composed of mem
)u 'taxi' again until they got the life grade this week. The current edi- beTs of his department in the ; Who May Be Operating I!
boat full." I tion of Newsweek published oneof Southeastern Open Skeet Championships I Secretary Knox Receives ..
If r Chief Ruescher is lavish in his I Glander's picture creations on scheduled for the Jacksonville i in Jacksonville I I Letter From
praise of "the boys" on the de- page 103 and they warmed the Gun Club on July 17-18. ; 1) Roosevelt
'1' atroyer that picked them up. cockles of the camerman's heart They will be up against some stiff EDITOR'S NOTE-Thia Is the i Commending Bond Sales \
Rescuers Praised still more by rewarding him witha competition in the servicemen's division I tenth In a series of articles I
., "They lined the rail, and just as $25 War Bond.Newsweek with the main station's ex- written by the Better Business The President of the United
fast as they'd pull one of us in conducted a national perts entered and Tyndall Field always Division of the Jacksonville I States has written Secretary of
they'd swab the oil oft our face, contest among service photographers 1 coming through with a crack Chamber of Commerce for the the Navy Frank Knox commending
stick a cigarette in our mouth and for a picture for its FourthI outfit. officers and enlisted men of this the civilian employes of the Navy
give us a cup; of coffee. And then of July.front page cover. Glander's I All personnel will be happy to Station. Its purpose Is to warn I Department for their purchases of
they simply opened their lockersto picture, entitled Helping Hand, received hear of Ensign Freddie Howes getting personnel here against the crooked I War Bonds through the govern
us-they told us they didn't honorable mention in the his half-stripe. Nantucket promoters and racketeersthat ment's payroll savings plan.
mind parting with a few of their national competition and was reproduced points with pride. may be operating In Jack I Jacksonville holds the distinction
belongings-they knew we'd lost in full color. The title of "Chief_ Fixer" on___ the_n_ sonvllle. So read this and sub of leading all Naval Air Stations
station goes hands down to Mrs. sequent article carefully, and for four consecutive months in
Van. Here are some of the requests beware. II the purchase of war bonds.
:.. Clip And Save It: that have come her way The text of President Roosevelt's

transportation, private tele SAVE YOUR WAR BONDS letter said:
Where Not To Go Here's' phones, houses for rent carpenters War Bonds are rapidly becom- i I "Secretary Morgenthau has
servants, sea chests, signa ing the average family's savings called my attention to the splendid
tures on everything from blank reservoir, and, since "money in record of the civilian employeeslof
: checks on down, dates with local the sock" is always first class bait, I the Navy Department in connection
New Out of Bounds List! belles, tires, gasoline and last but I schemers are laying awake nights ;t: with the Government's
not least, the recipe for "hush- trying to figure out plausible I payroll savings plan. He tells me
For the protection of officers and enlisted personnel of this Station puppies." For the latter, you take sounding propositions to persuadeyou j I I I that over 91 per cent of the 588,000
30 establishments In Jacksonville and vicinity have been declared out corn meal flour, minced onions, to cash in your bonds and ,I civilian employees of your Department
of bounds. I water or milk, baking powder, turn the money over to them on 1 are investing over 10 per
It is strictly taboo for personnel of the Navy or Marine Corps to and do something with them. Well, promises of "get-rich-quick". ,I cent of their gross pay regularly
:frequent the restricted places. The Shore Patrol has been directed to I don't stand there and laugh Hat- Bonds purchased by navy person- : in War savings bonds through the
arrest any Naval or Marine Corps personnel violating the out-of- tie. Help us out! i nel are in the same category- payroll reservation system. This is
bounds order. 11 your Bonds are bait too. I| a most remarkable showing and
Here's the list of where not to go and the Jax Air News suggestsyou Auto Tax One thing is sure-thes propo- 1' reflects the enthusiasm which you
clip it out and keep a copy in your wallet: Stamps Are sals will sound good. One may personally have carried into the
JACKSONVILLE AND VICINITY Available At StationThe look like an opportunity for you program.
The Hotel Wynn-eSftJi West Ashley Street. I I to make a good profit, but, unfortunately -I "I was also happy to learn that
'. The Lenape Bar-Ashley & Jefferson Street. Federal Motor Vehicle Tax experience has shown that you have offered to the officers
Mrs. Liddle's Boarding House-903 W. Bay Street and/or 10 North stamps for the 1943-44 year which 'in too many such deals, the pro- and enlisted personnel of the Navy,
Davis Street. became due and payable July 1. :]moter is the only one who makes |, Marine, Corps and the Coast Guard
Adams Hotel-521 West Bay Street. are available at the Post Office at ''a profit. !I I the same opportunity of purchase
Baker Bryan's Cabins-Main Street Road. the Main Station, NATTCen, I If you are urged to cash in your ,1 ing War savings bonds through 1.
Baker Bryan's Tavern&pproximately 7 miles north of Jacksonville NAGS, Cecil Field and Lee Field. ; Bonds for "investment" in any unknown -! the pay-reservation plan. I know
on Main Street Road. U. S. Highway No. 17. The cost of the stamp for all ; proposition, carefully investigate -, of no better way for the men and
Atlantic Hotel-136 W. Bay Street. types of Motor Vehicles and Motorcycles : I' that proposition for three' women in our armed forces to set
Merry-Go-Round Tavern-919 Bay Street.; is 500. It is not necessary J good reasons: I I' aside a part of their pay each pay ___
Havana Nile Club-45th at Avenue B, to present either the title or reg-1 I 1. It may be a racket; 2. It's day for savings and I am certain
Snug Harbor Bar-33 South Ocean Street. istration certificates when pure real patriotism to buy and keep i that ;your plans will meet with
Quin.Se.WllIa-3847 W. Beaver Street approximately. I miles chasing the stamp.Chocolate j j0 | War Bonds; ; and 3. These Bonds 1 hearty approval.
southwest of Jacksonville). ._- are, in themselves, one of the "Congratulations and the best of
Bracks-7 miles north of Jacksonville on Main Street Road U. S. --0; i best Investments you can make. ]] luck !in your savings program."
Highway No. 17rLillie's Soldier On I Swindlers are out offering high- -
Place-607 Main Street. Children's MatineeThe I I interest securities to those who will Material Commendations
\ Klondike Tavern and Restaurant411 Main Street. : cash their Bonds and invest in ,
Anchor Bar-439 E. Bay Street. Chocolate SolSier! is the feature their securities, and remember that Commendations were received
Phil Hotel-231 W. Adams Street. at the Children's movie mati 'II Better Business Bureaus are in a during Material Inspection Friday,
Hotel Johnson-203-205 Broad Street. nee this Saturday at 1430 in the position to obtain factual infor- '{ July 2, for general
Charlie Edd's Place-635 West Ashley Street. U. S. Naval Hospital Auditorium.All mation for you. without charge on appearance by the followings:
Jack's Place-677 Florida Avenue. Naval children are invited to most unknown concerns and their Buildings 600, 601, 610, 612, 620
Barber's Place-644 Florida Avenue. attend. Other matinees for children offers. 916, 913, 914, 28, 953, 700, 703, _
Brownie's Lunch Room-10 miles north of Jacksonville on High- this month follow: July 17, Before you put your money into 710, 717, 715 714, 711, 704, 707,
1 way No1. Red Cross Juvenile program plus something you know nothing 701, 148, 101 640, 802, 150, 141,
Wigwam Tavern-12 miles north of Jacksonville on Highway short subjects; July 24, Bambi, I! about ask your Better Business 723, 722. 721, 712; Student Omcen'J J
No. 1. Dijney length cartoon plus short' Bureau. Ship's Service; Fighting French
,, Brown Derby-2337 Liberty Street. subjects; July 31, Kathleen, starring "INVESTIGATE BEFORE YOU Quarters; Administration Building: I
Taxi Dance-21.3 Monroe Street. Shirley Temple, plus short INVEST" Dispensary; Ship's Service; Civilian
Bennett's Drug Store-Jacksonville Beach subjects. ": Cafeteria; District 61; Hangar /
Ocean Beach Hotel-Jacksonville Beach.. -fc yi Commercial Bulletin 122 and Boathouse.
Arnot's Bakery-Jacksonville Beach Athletic Officer Reports To -
Arthur's Place-602 E. Union Street. WANTEDOne No Change _1.,
ride to California. Mrs Harrell.
Physical l Training
Havana Tavern-622% Main Street. DepartmentLieut. Phone 27825.: 1 The zoning system recently established -
Tom's Place-approximately quarter of a mile north of USA AirBase Truman Scarborough, Experienced stenographer for half by the Post Office Department 1
time work. Boy Home Association
,. U. S. Highway No. 17. ... USNR, reported last week to the 400/ Law Exchange Bldg. Jacksonville. does not affect a command
Green Cove Springs physical training department at Phone 57113.FOR or activity under the juris
Reather Jones, 625 Middleburg Ave. the Naval Air Station from the SALE diction of the Commandant. The
McCarthy's Bar and Cabins, 3 miles east of Lee Field. U. S. Navy preflight school at 14 and 16 punce Chief blue serge Naval Air Technical Training Cen
Allew Grill, next to Clay Theatre.St. Athens, Ga. 36 uniform coat. Both Slightly for $20.used Radio 37 waIst Electrician and ter and the U. S. Naval Hospitalare
Augustine A University of Florida grad Augster. Extension 659. also not affected by this sys
Master's Barbecue, South Dixie Highway. uate, Lieut. Scarborough served as Portrait drawings In black and white. tern
Pappy's Place, South Dixie Highway just across the from The satisfaction of the subject desired.
street a platoon officer and military arts I No satisfaction payment Phillip
Master's Bar cue. instructor at the pre-flight school. ]Kaplan.1 Extension 8193. It's A Fact
Daytona BeSPP '-1 One: dining room set First Sergeant
Pier Casino East end of Main Street '. '"'" "'" : ... f' He Is' undergoing' indoctrination }Ray Creech, 1137 B. Alleghany Rd., The ster post rudder came into
,, t,. here prior to assignment, i Extension l" 8626. \ use in Uw twelfth .century.'rr"r'y" :. .. :



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Editorial Offices

Public Relations Office, Room 221 1ews: andVieuos rom&atfon

Administration Annex, Bklg 954

Telephone Extension 8542

Jh JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S.
Naval Air Station Jacksonville. Florida by the Public -- -
Relations Office at no expense to the government. Copies

personnel are distributed at the HN of Cecil charge Fields to enlisted, h and NavallAiryGun other Naval I '"mot I IIil r'y By Capt. R. W. Shrum ChC USNA

stations at Lee and and the
ner's School. Distribution Is also made to the Ileadandrthe man entering the Navy is impressed very soon
Naval Naval!Technical Air, TrainingTCenter.Command] 's' i Ins with the fact that the seagoing profession has a
vocabulary all its own. There is nothing: unusual
Rear Admiral A. B. Cook USN. about this, for we find that the physician uses
o I IP Ir
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training ( scientific terms with which his patient is not familiar

Captain S. J. Michael, USN, co The lawyer leads his client through a mazeof
Commandant words which are confusing. The theologian has
Jacksonville Naval Air Station expressions peculiar to the study of theology whichare

Captain John J. O'Malley (MC), USN, not readily understood by the layman. So we
... Commanding Officer are not surprised to find the Bluejacket with names
p U. S. Naval Hospital and expressions a bit confusing to the landlubber.

Commander Edward E. Dolecek, USN, The seaman calls a window a port4 a floor a
Commanding Officer I' deck, provisions are stores, the kitchen is a galley
Naval Air Gunner's School When he leaves a port or station, a sailor shovesoff

: Lieut. Cot Chester L. Gawne. USMC (Ret), and he is aboard when present. This runs on
Commanding Officer, into hundreds of expressions which hav. to do with
Marine Barracks .,u u9/li ,1 the profession of going to sea

Commander R. D. Higgins DE-V (G), USNR, ; There is one thing in particular
i n .
Commanding Officer, ( which I would like to call to your
Technical Training Center
Naval Air
a7 attention. It is thIs"hen a
Lieut. Col. William T. Evans. USMC (Ret), I man goes into the ship, he goes
Commanding Officer 4 fJ below decks. One must go below
I 1 Marine Aviation-Detachment y er ," ;t; to appreciate the wide expanse ofA

Commander Charles G. Shone. A-VlG), USNR, space there. In case you are not
Commanding Officer : assigned to duty in the engineer'sforce
Auxiliary Naval Air Station Lee Field
..., it might be wise for you to
Commander Thomas D. Southworth, A-VG), USNR, learn what lies below the living

Auxiliary Commanding Naval Air Station Officer Cecil Field spaces. Here we find dynamos,
boilers, repair shops store roomsno
The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service :filr ;\, -', nl' '<(: .-- end of the things which
material. Republication of credited matter prohibited ,2V: ; e ._' make possible our motive power,
without permission of CNS War Department 205 E. k material upkeep and physical
42nd St.. N. Y. C. ( =
Capt. Shrum
well being. See to it that you

.L A Thought For The \\'cek: ($1ilOking2Lam' J your learn ship something for you about will find the there internal below workings the water of

line just as much in size and importance as you
#' Our buddies overseas don't have time to will find above.

worry about how much liberty they can get, :'- .... Like a great ship, a man has an underwateror
because they've got a job to do. Are we below decks life. It is not visible as is the man
::: we see on the surface. The casual visitor to a ship
doing all we can here ,. :1, < -::-" C'-- .
sees little of the inner
,' ..,. .- rr; workings. They know the
-,... !...., """ ,--. ., ...". '''''_.-.--.. power below decks exists, but they are not per-
mitted to see its workings. There is a hidden man
Take Your Sunshine WiselyFlorida's By Steve Kalagian, Y2c to the life of each one of us. lIe frequently betrays
his power, yet he is not seen. For good or evil,
sunshine, taken in reasonable Mates here's a story about a storekeeper, second class, who should man's life depends upon the hidden man of the
quantities, is a health-giving blessing to have known better, but didn't. heart. Moral heroism in many of us is the good

everyone, but when overdone it may well be He was checking in at the Personnel office from another station man which we find hidden in the heart. This
f harmful certainly painful. Anyone who has when the ration yeoman asked him: "Do you have commuted rations?" enables him to carry on in a surprising* manner,
The storekeeper looked puzzled at first. After he had scratched his in spite of difficulties, setbacks, discouragements,
experienced the reaction which sets in after head a few times in bewilderment, he replied anxiously, "No, I don't and temptations. The unsung and undecorated
i having his skin blistered to a turn by the think so. But I'll go right over to the Sick Bay and found out." heroines, such as our mothers, who deprive themselves

rays of old Sol, should not need to be warned of many things! : in order. that the sons in
twice. HIT OF THE WEEK-A storekeeper This is all for now .' but see the service or the children back home might enjoy
waking up in the morning: you again next week with more the best-this is something for a Bluejacket to
However, on occasion those who have: and finding a nice, friendly turtlein stories .and incidents about our reckon with. The good man in his heart will take
resided in this state only a short while are bed with him shipmates SMOKING LAMP'S into account the folks back home.

prone to take a little too much sun while OUT. There may also be a hidden man of evil. The
enjoying a day at the beach or at some The following was left on the i health of a city or the wellbeing of a ship may be
SMOKING LAMP desk by someone threatened by foul or poisonous gases which gather
other resort. who evidently had no desireto Surprise Contest below. The smoldering fire In the hold of a vessel
{ Uncle Sam cannot afford to lose one min- reveal his beverage-wise Iden- has caused irreparable damage. So-in life those

ute of your working time in the war against tity. We reprint it just as! it Very Surprising things Inwardly, such as desires and purposes, may
the Axis. If become blistered from too came in. cause trouble. It behooves us to check on conditions
you Old Grand-Dad led Ballentine to I below decks. One writer
it thus
To puts : "Keep
Put It
much sunshine you are not in condition toy the Golden Wedding at Kentucky Mildly thy heart with all diligence, for out of It are the
give your best efforts toward the winning Tavern in Mount Vernon near The most surprising feature of issues of life."

of this war. In fact, you might not be ableto Green River. The bride wore the Thursday night Victory Smoker ----:--
l Three Feathers in her hair and is the Surprise Contest.
work at all for several days if you geta
carried Four Roses. Her gown was It's a new innovation introduced From '
particularly bad burn. designed by Old Taylor, the Old by Director Billy Reed and Other Papers
We do not mean to discourage enjoymentof Crow who works for Hiram Walker. brings the Smoker shows to a

the sunshine which we have. Taken in the Johnny Walker was best man happily epileptic end. The actorsare Navy Supports Religion
and in the it is and his Imperial Highness wore chosen from the audience at
right quantities "
way proper his Old Overholt. Your Navy stands fast in upholding thereligious
good for but don't try to get Indian large and the weekly winner re- tradition of
you ; ceives $5 for his pantomine your country. You will find,
tan in one day. If you have not been in the MYSTERY OF TilE WEEK- formance. per whether you agree at this moment or not, that you

': sun for a long time do not take more than How did some men who took their Last week, for instance, the will have an increasing: interest in religion and that
clothes to the laundry on Tues- It will become more meaningful to you as time goeson.
30 minutes of it the first day. Increase the was surprising no
,. day night get their clothes back matter how you looked at' it, full The real Navy man, down deep in his heart is
exposure to 45 minutes the next, then one earlier than those who took them face or profile. It a religious man.-Chaplain E. H. Arendt in CLOUD-
was a male
hour. After an hour in the sun for several down early Monday morning? beauty parade and showed, for BUSTER, Chapel Hill, N. C.

s days in a row, you should be able to take one thing, that sailors and marinescan
I- You may not realize it but Sea- without New Thinking Needed"A
almost any amount of it. wiggle grass skirtsif -
man E. C. McCarty, U. S. mail
For the benefit of your own health and orderly has what it takes to be you like that sort of thing. The new kind of thinking must develop within our

comfort as well as the war effort, use a little I popular with women. When he bare-legged boys shimmied across country. We need some teaching, classes in college,
the stage while stray onlookers stories in about the 'aviation
newspapers new geog-
was laid up with a sprained
discretion and sound while bask-
judgment ankle for a couple of days at the yelled, "Take it off, take it ." raphy' which will form the basis of our living to
ing in Florida's abundant sunshine. hospital recently, all the girls from Anyway, it was all in fun and come. For only when we understand aviation geography -
'- the commissary got together and Sailor Robert Parker was acclaimed can we know why supremacy in the air is a
Learns About Salutes sent him flowers with this nota- the Male Beauty. must for America both in winning: the war ai "\
tion: "We miss you very much. Of course, that wasn't the the peace that will follow."-THE BEAM, CorpWl
** main show but it was the ex- Christi, Texas.
Hurry and well.
The motion picture industry has found a clamation mark. Sailors and ma-

critical audience in the Navy. There's manya CONDOLENCES to the Post rines engaged in a "Hatfield and Personal Responsibility

headache for those who do not make Navy office directory crew. According McCoy" fued in the prize fight
I "The Navy needs, as never before in its men the
ring and honors ,
split in five bouts.
pictures according to Hoyle. I to their own admissions, more and sort of
personal responsibility under all conditions
Depicting Admiral "Old Iron Pants" I more of them are losing their girl the Leathers Bluejackets won two scraps, that will hold the Navy's reputation free from all
captured two
friends to "wolves" in all sorts of tiffs
Thomas, Charles Laughton, decked out in clothing. and one was a draw. harm. It is necessary: that the Navy not suffer in

full Admiral's regalia, on location at :Mare Results of the fights: any way from anything that is within our control
and subject to our will. The Commandant asks
Island Navy Yard, couldn't take a step with- Talk about speed mates, it'sllawkshaw" Fred Illarmendy, Sailor, defeated -
every Navy man to join him in deter.
an unswerving
Marine Bill
' + out having to respond to countless respectful Ellis Massengill, of decision. Foster, 125 pounds, mination to contribute each his own full part to
Last Sat
salutes. exhausted this police department. hold up the Navy's good name. Let us keep forever
Nearly by unaccustomed urday morning a car was reported i Dick Lee, Sailor, defeated Marine -
exercise, he stopped in front of a missing. Ten minutes later Allan Stygles, 135 pounds, de- tions before us the inspiration that by our every-day ac
t I as well as by the of our
W stiffly standing sentry and said, "Listen, son, Chief Massengill had recovered the cision. manner performing
Sylvester military jobs, we will add to the proud heritage of
Comparini Marine
you don't have to salute me-I'm just an vehicle. feated Willie Scraggs,, Sailor,, 145 de- the Navy.-Rear Admiral II. F. Leary in TilE

1 actor dressed up like an Admiral" Lieut (jg) George Illes proved pounds, decision. PASQUOTANK PATROL, Weeksvllle, N. C.

; Through set lips the sentry answered, quick on the trigger at the Vic- George Weber, Marine, defeated More Officers
"I'm not saluting you, sir. I'm saluting the tory Smoker last Thursday night Murray Glasser, Sailor, 155 pounds, Report
If uniform." I The War Bonds officer came to decision. Thirty-seven new officers have reported for duty
: the Smoker to deliver an addresson Joe Gennusso, Sailor, and Ma- here during the past 10 days, all but two of them
E '- why everybody should buy rine Ralph Engle, 160 pounds, from the V-5 Instructors School at Chapel Hill.-
It's easy enough to make Jokes about the WAVESand War Bonds. Before he got very fought to a draw. THE SKYCR.ACKER, Athens, Ga.
the WAACS-and we enjoy a laugh as well as far a marine yelled out, "When is --"_: '-"iSl""t_ A\
the next fellow. But the gals who wear those this war going to end?" Not Too lII hlyCAUTION Lovelies For Cadets WI

oJ \ uniforms are pretty serious about the job that I II is "The more bonds you buy, the NOTE: It's all right Athens lovelies, including the Summer-session
I the most In the of this nation- quicker buy them, the to tell she has
I important history you a girl pretty ankles, crop of 800 University coeds and PC students, have
the preservation of our freedom.Habit, Naval Air ,It will bo over," Mr. Ille snapped t[ but don't compliment her too teen: invited to the bi-weekly Cadet Graduation

>:. Station, Hutchinson, Kansas. bark amid cheers. highly. Dance THE SKYCRACKER, Athens, Ga.



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New Books In Her NameIs

Station LibraryJames Literary Scrapbook Poems By Or About Naval PersonnelLife Joyce

Thurber addicts will txlelighted
I to find his "My World- In The WAVESAt I Into The Fight .e..e
And Welcome to It" on the U. Don't growl all ;;4'q

brary shelves. They will discover day
that his interest in life, letters five o'clock we 'Tilt the deck"
tA, poodle dogs, colored maids, cities; And then we have to rush like heck And sing the blues 1'Jot
To comb hair and wash and dress all night
midgets even metonymies and our
j motor cars is Just as keen and Then scurry down the stairs to me Buy some bonds

sophisticated as ever. Our most And get into the
?S civilized satirist is found again at Quarter to six is clean up time fight l
.. his best. With,beds to make and shoes to 'Cause when the war

f Other books of general interest And floors to sweep and desks to dust is over and the
And straighten out drawers that are
: are: John Kieran's "Poems I Re Is through
member," Stephen Leacock's "Ouj
Heritage of Liberty: its Origin. iU At quarter to seven we muster ; You'll be sharing the ,
Crisis and John A last fleeting look in the mirror and too. 2 x
Achievement, Its : victory,
We dash downstairs and line up fast ,
Dos Passos' "Number One. O. STEFANSEN, .
-0. ,
"j T. A hup-2-3-4 and we're off to class.
B. R.
Personnel Office,
: First of all its Organization. NAOTC,
.I Salom Rizk's autobiography "Sy of __
Bureaus of the Navy and those t -i3jft|
'::1' rian Yankee" is quite an interesting Then off to study where we try to
," d book. Rizk spent his first The parts of a ship from the stem to Guadalcanal
twelve years in a poverty stricken

Syrian town before he discovered From study we march off to And Tonight shells guns burst roared and flamed j
that he could claim American cit- Which, putting it mildly, is boring as Over CuadalcanaL ;:"- .s ..
zenship since his mother had beer: not to swear I would have
Of course, [fits gal's name Is Joyce Reynolds
American citizen. Five years But could describe it as made
naught Tonight heroes were iccording to a Hollywood publicity
later he arrived in this country,, And men were brave, dense. As far at we know she
penniless, homeless, and with nc At quarter to one we muster againTo And brave men proved themselves will not be available at any of
:,; knowledge of our language. The march off to school to learn A to To be braver still the Jacksonville beaches, but
story of his incredible experience in In comes the teacher and ah! then it In Guadalcanal. wouldn't It be nice if she were r.
self-education and his rise to one Battleships, cruisers, and airplane We think so, too.
of the most sought-after and Inspirational Tonight stars still shine

: speakers on the American Splinter decks, poop decks, and And heavens are blue
lecture platform is that of a I Submarines, destroyers what mine Amid cannon shock and jar, BreezesSalty
true American who made his way The Captain, Executive and the ] And the ear-splitting roar

'a by courage and perseverance. To get them all learned is a pain That brings the silence Humor From
--** And solitude of death
..t:' You All From quarter to two to quarter to Is' almost unnoticed Here And There
Believe it or not, is time that is free. I As men live and die,
Come all of you from other parts,, We rush to our rooma and get our Stand and fall, light; Answer '
Both city folk mid rural, And scribble a note to our dearly I In: Guadalcanal. SHE: "My mother always told
Ancrlisten while I tell you this, I ne to say 'no' to everything."
The word "You-all" is plural. We march down the field and then Tonight men have cursed SAILOR: "Well, do you mind if
left flank, march, and then, "
By the And died I[ hold your hand?
When we say that "you-all". must We Just learned that so were a little And prayed and dreamed of home "No."
come down, We're all out of step and our lines Far from Guadalcanal. "Do you mind if I put my arms
) Or "We all" shall be lonely around ?"
We march and stop, and we left face
We mean a dozen folks perhaps and then march Tonight the heavens smile "No."
i And not one person only. We dress up our lines until quarter As Angels wait The sailor sighed deeply, "Daring
And so this goes on
to have lots of
With arms we're going
to study so open
If I should say to Hiram Jones, Then back to our rooms And men leave earth forever fun if you're on the level about

For instance, "You-all are lazy", Along comes the mail girl, giving it And leave Guadalcanal. this."

.{j; Or "Will you-all lend me your Mail, then we're happy, no mail, a
knife?" For a while it's all quiet while we Tonight of Hell- rVa&n't Looking
.. He'd think that I was crazy. And from then until supper we've Are'I Men have shed tears. GIRL: "I suppose you have been

in the Navy so long you are accustomed -
Now if you'd be more sociable, At quarter to six we all get in line Not tears of women to sea legs?"

And with us .often mingle, Stomachs all rolling and eyes all Nor tears of any less brave. SAILOR: "Why, lady, I wasn't;
You'd find that in the native tongue Wonder what's cooking, it smells But tears of agony, even looking!r"It

Oh no, it's Just beans, but this And tears of pain. *JS| _T
"You-all" is never single. Sickness, death, filth -
to 8:30 we study some [t Isn't LoveSAILOR
From Decay and rot, "Since I've met you Zan't :
; Don't, think I mean to criticize, But we're Just as thick as we were Tears of men. eat I can't sleep I can'teven
E we've : ,
,1i;' Or act as 'if I know it all, So we close up our books,
-.. ( And when we speak of one alone, The facts all evade us, our work is Men who have never lost faith drink"SHE: (Coyly) "Why not?'*

t We all say "you" Just like "you- together and start in to But who have little hope SAILOR: "I'm broke."

"! aI!". -ANONYMOUS.Station We When gather down the hall comes a well Left Guadalcanal insiden .-Jh. ,

: '-i iI And there at the door stands the 3 eat Friend?

,. "This is study hour, girls, you've Tonight men have laughed. "So your wife eloped with your
MoviesMAIN est friend? Who was he?"
At 8:30 with towel and soap Not a laugh of Joy "I don't know. I never met the
STATIOl'l-"Alr For." John We' wait at the door, its really a flow"
Nor of happinessNor
11 'The the dot of the 8:30
July :
Garfield Harry Carey And then on
the love of life -vs.ihernen. .
Black Swan" Tyrone Power. Maureen dash down the hall and Into the
O'Hara. July 13.; "Counter Espionage, But a laugh of despondency Wow
Warren William"Eric Blore.Withers July Jane 13; We wash ourselves quickly, then And utter fortitude And it was almost a certainty
Darwell Young!:.America July 14: 'HI. Buddy."' Dick Before they blow taps there's lots to And sheer nerve hat someone would coin the term'apprentice
Foran, Harriet Hllllard July 145. Hair to put up and faces to eream, For the sake of Just a laughn "' shemen" for enlisted

STUDENT Texas OFFICERS'" William AUDITORIUM Holden.1 Stockings to wash and shoes to [ Guadalcanal. SAVES

Glenn Ford July 11. "Air Force" blow taps and we Where lurked sunshinelow Stranger
John Garfield. Harry Carey. July 12.: At nine they once rile,
'The Black Swan Tyrone Power. Its so nice to lay down our poor oblivion covers all The tailor was selling his best
Maureen OHara. July 13. 'Counter o'clock the next morning Df man and animal and desire
Espionage Warren William t Eric Until five allover friend, a Navy chief, a set of dress
Blore July 14: "It Comes Up Love" We start the whole -C0 In[ Guadalcanal. dues. "I'm telling you Harry,"
Gloria Jean Donald Connor.. July 16, he said, "that uniform will make
"The Undying Monster. heart reached out
LEE FIELD- Tonight my best
." Jas. Ellison, Heather Angel July From miles a.i new man of you. Even your
11; "Texas.1 William Holden I ", Glenn What To Do? To a Over seven friend won't recognize you. Just
Ford. July 12. "Air Force. John Df emptiness take a walk outside for a minute
July 13: "The dream of a dreamer
Garfield Harry Carey humble sailor And with the it"
feel of
an the
Power Maureen I am get
Black Swan. Tyrone But I
of the passionate
O'Hara. July 14, Counter Espionage," Round begirt by rocks and The passion Harry went out and returned a
Warren William l Eric Blore July 15: shoals, I I am The hope of the fortunate moment later. The tailor rushed

F t .> Darweft"Younjr.America July 16." Jane Withers. Jane Bound by rules and regulations I I am That The fire of desire a million loves up to him with a smile.
And the
': --_ -----*I. 3| Duty lists and muster rolls. "Good morning, stranger," ho'
Df only the futile beamed. "What can I do for you?'
.i Go Up What .
Cigarettes problem And I kissed you
stuck by any
the priceof When I'm i
last Tuesday
Effective to look, Full on the lips ""*
Floridaas I have only got Did It
cigarettes advanced in to For the last time Juke
the result of a three cents per And I know I'll blue-bound find the answerIn book.It When Yom Guadalcanal. And then there was the gal whowas
pack state tax. Ship's Service on that little Or -WILL R. LONG, so thin that every time she

the Station announced the new I ought to do U. S. Naval Air Station, rank tomato Juice she looked like
price of cigarettes is 15c per pack tells me Hutchinson, Kansas. a thermometer.
In any
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Max Bishop, the old time :1 ? 4 \ CU *

Philadelphia Athletics second ,

je t o &
baseman and present coach of 1r J Z
the U. S. Naval Academy i '

baseball team was never rated

overly optimistic in sizing upa

ball player not even in

the pennant winning days of .

\ Connie Mack's last dream 3

team. I The strong Station baseball team is one the fourteen teams entered In the Florida State semi-pro baseball tournament which begins Sundayat
However the former pivot manS the Jacksonville baseball park. The winner of the event Mill be eligible to participate In the national event to be held Wichita, Kansas,

on the Boley to Bishop to Foxx August 12 to 25. Front row: Bev Moss! Pot Colgan, Monk \Vhltehart, Billy Klggs, Date Bride Lieut. Marty .McDonough. coach; Jim

combination in high on the baseball vf'IIValt DeFrelta, Don Cross and Herb Teetsel. Back row: Owen Reeves, Johnny O'Donnell, Phil Miller, Krman; LJttlejohn, Bob VlekeJoe .

possibilities ol thro Academy Johnson, Charley AnaMaslo, and Eddie Lyons Not present for the team photo were Joe Walsh and Larry._ King.
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taking 01! the graduates 1943 indoctrination Naval who Academy are members training class Ii IiI NATTC Teams Have I July Naval 4 Baseball Hospital Meet Held I Semi-Pro Title Beckons As NAS

ben.t .
I Best Week So Far I Patients and at the U.
In the trio are : Ensign Jeff Da- personnel

t f :Davis, outstanding southpaw hurler I I S.Fourth Naval of Hospital July with celebrated an outing the Enters State Tourney In Jax

who pitched the Middies to victories -: In Station Loop sponsored by the American Red ,
over Pitt 7 to 1, Columbia 12 Cross on the baseball field of the The Naval Air Station baseball team, which will enter

to 6, William and Mary 17 to 1 and By Carolus G. Anderson, Y2c: compound. A Softball triple : the State semi-pro tournament in Jacksonville Sunday with a

Georgetown 6 to 1: hard hitting header was the main attraction i record of 17 triumphs against six defeats, is certain to be one
The Naval Air Technical Training
Warren McNamara; andZight I In an exhibition game the Corps-
shortstop I of the favorites to cop the title.
Center dominatedthe
bluejackets men out-hltted the WAVES in a
I Fielder William Leahy.
McNamara was perhaps the Intra-Station baseball league 7 to 3 left-handed three inning I I In first place in the Victory

standout slugger of the Academyteam during the past week like the Enterprise I I classic. A turn-about came when league, the Fliers have been show

last spring. While the Middies has dominated the Pacificwar the Corpsmen were swamped by Preview Of Newest. ing their heels to such other well
theatre, winning five engage the Administration in a 6 to 1
were winning 10 oi 13 games, i regarded tourney entries as the

-, he ball played consistently brilliantly for extra and hit ba.the... ments one victory while losing and four two losses comparedto compiled I victory undefeated The Administration Patients held Team the Navy Sport Is Set I I Mayport Section Base, CarpentersLocal

In the 13 to 0 rout of Johns Hop by the Main Station forces. i with a 3 to 3 tie in a 5 Inning .and the St. Johns Shipyard ,
and Spearheading the NATTC victory game. '. Strongest in the
kins he got two triples a I opposition
d ubl.. In the 9 to 0 triumph orerAutgtrs. fleet was the Unit 2 Sailors The novelty races headed the For 1930 Friday 10 day affair may come from
who were victorious in all of their
he had a single, a double afternoon's program. Corpsmen some of the down state entries.
three behind the
k and a triple. In the S to 1 defeat games near winning the three-legged races; An easy way to get into condition -,
el Georgetown he knocked out a pitching of Bob Malone. WAVES in the potato race; and and stay there despite the Completing the list of teamsare

home run. NATTC Unit 4 wasn't far behind I the Patients in the sack races. Other I. summer heat has been devised by I. : Food Machinery Corporation
with two victories and lossesas
Air Station baseball fans who no _activities on the field were Lieut. Stephen Ruddy, officer in of Lakeland, Drew Field Signal
John Dolan and Norman Palmer
are hoping to see these players in mastered opponents. ping pong, badminton, darts and charge of swimming and water'''; Corps of Tampa, U.S. Coast Guardof
action may get their chance soon. I horseshoes. I training at the Station, who is the I'
NATTC Unit 1's two defeats to I St
of the playingon I II Augustine, MerrillStevensDry
Baseball to these Ensigns, who Names personnel inventor of Navy Ball. This new
are now undergoing doctrinal Unit 2 and Unit 4 in Intra-Train-I the teams are as follows: Navy sport is now compulsory at Dock Company of Miami,
Center skirmishes the
training here, Is strictly for fun. only taints on the T. C.were I I AdministrativeCPurcell I all preflight schools. Painters Local, Jacksonville Terminal -
However, so many of them like spotless John Dempsey PhM3c Technical: Training Center Boxing''' Jacksonville
record: against the highridingMain Guard "
the game that they plan to get P-Volz. Richard Conrad, CPhM. curtain will be pulled on the sport
Station forces. Alexander Oliver PhM2c:
IB-Wragg Merrill-Stevens of Jacksonville
together whenever possible to play. 2B-Selvey. Roy Martin, PhM3c; 3B- I guaranteed to put new zip into ,
Congratulations to Arnold Finn, I Seaman Guard Leads ,taronson Alfred Irving. PhM2c; SS- j I lazy muscles Friday night at 1930 :
frock. sports editor of the Times Despite the wholesale Main Sta- I Sutler August John SpM)3c( : LF- when the enlisted men of the Ma- I II
tion reverses, which found only Poole John W.; CF-Sanders, Robert I I Fliers Meet Lakeland
Union, on his popular new column I I John HAlo: RF-Casey, Raymond Ar- rines and the A and R put on an
"Fanning With Finney." Writing a Seaman Guard able to win a game, | thur PhM3c; SF-Poole. Ralph, Pharm. exhibition of Navy Ball at pool
t In
sports column in wartime U a difficult Seaman Guard managed to forge Corpsmen I I number one. This pool adjoins Opening Day Game

assignment but the newly another full game to the front in I I C-Feeney, John Leo. Jr.. PhM3c; Ship's Service. I Two game will be played
elected sports editor is turning outa the top-hole position and now leads P-Mitchell. Arnold, HA3c: IB-Pazell, I Be In Shape. If s Tough I Sunday In the first round of the .
James Francis
Steve, PhM3c 2B-Nulty.
good one in a style that is the league by four games. I Jr, PhM3c: 3B-Maiula, James I One of the pioneers in popularizing i Florida State seml-pro baseball
smooth and easy to read. NATTC Unit 1 is runnerup to Wayde PhM3c: SS-Schlleper. Elmer, ( water polo Lieut. Ruddy believes I tournament at the Jacksonville
On the staff of the local pap.rfor the pacemakers, holding a half I PhM2c: LF-Glacoboe. Joseph Charles I I this new game Is excep- baseball park The fliers meet
margin over Marine Bar I i PhM3c; CF-Alldaffer. Tracy Paul,
IS years. Finnefrock was rated game HAle: RF-Michel, Gustav "R" tionally good for building confidence -i the Food Machinery Corpora
the outstanding authority in the racks, and NATTC Unit 2 and 4 Daniel in who not too
,3c; SF-Balduc George PhM3c'1 people are boa of Lakeland, Fla. at S p. m.
tale on pr.p athletics before tak. are within easy distance of cracking Patients I familiar with the water. "Navy while two local teams tile

ing oer his present Job. He is the first division. Assembly I VISt: :fJ :. Merly, S2c; P-Marko- I II Ball," he said "is played combin- Painters and Glbta start the
Jr Pvt IB
widely known in sports and has & Repair appears hopelessly destined : -Steplttes, Joseph? Anton; -Sic Blngham2B ; SB-; ing many of the Ideas of Interna- I'i tourney off at one o'clock. Last
for cellarole.. I t
many friends on the teams at the a Cabot' n LPie: SS CharlesnHA tional and American water polo. year the Station nine lost a 1
station. In college, he played Best pitching accomplishment of Robert, S2c: a Through participation in it, men to 0 game to Lakeland In a
of the week goes to Bob Malone of 2c : CF-Adams, John S2c: RF-Rohr,
center Alabama.field for the University NATTC Unit 2 who triumphedtwice Joseph Harry. Pvt.: SF-Welble. I Continued O. Page Seven game played there.
i WAVES learn
and within out
came a single
C-Fischer. Virginia March : P-
Approximately :5,000 free tickets of winning a no-hit game. Marine Mathews. Frances W.; IB-GamellnWllberta Meet The Fliers Gibbs Gas Engine Company and

to the opening round of the Florida;Barracks' Camparini spoiled it Leatrls; 2B-Rose, Eleanor, I Ii Huckins Yacht Corporation.Gate .
3B-James, Doris Lorene: SS-
State semi-pro baseball tourna- with a high Texas blooper over i Catherine Nellie; LF-Gldley, Nellie. Prices Announced
ment should begin to make their short with two down in the seventh Evelyn: CF-Bevls. Mary Louise; I State Commissioner Tom King
around the Station and inning. Malone's second victorywas RF Spttrgeon, Patricia; SF Hawthorne I
appearance in the Training Center tomorrowand I a four-hitter over NATTC Joan Alternates of the Jacksonville Department of

Saturday. When Sunday was Unit 1.Other. I I I SS-Kelly. Gloria Mae: 2B-Dolly. Public Recreation stated that ad-
set aside as "Naval Air Station I victories were elbowed by Doris' lltne; Klrkpalrtck. Georgia mission prices for the event would
Day," a local merchant bought the I Bill Lancaster, Unit 2, Whitehartof Valerie. be as follows: 50 cents for adults
ducats for distribution at the Sta' Seaman Guard, and John Dolan Umpire 25 cents for children. 25: cents for
I Lt Comdr. R H. Bethel : Ch Pharm
tion. Continued On Page Sf'trnShip's J. K. GotdbPharm: Ralph Poole service personnel, 10 cents extra
------- for box seats and 25 cents for colored

To LieuU Comdr. Edgar Suratt. .
USN came a new thrill the other Company A & R Top The winner in the tournamentwill

day when he heard that his son be eligible for the nationals at'
Edgar Jr. had been called to an Wichita, Kan. Aug. 12 to 25.: Man

active duty status by the Nary Softball As Playoffs Near .n outstanding semipro team /
and assigned to the V12 programat throughout the nation are now entered -
Emory university. Back in 1907. in statewide runoffs to determine -

his famous father one of the By Bernard Kahn S2c T their entry for the Wichita

Navy's greatest baseball hurlers, ,/ 1 championship tourney.
i went on active duty with an enlistment It is yet a week 'ere the scheduled season ends in the Americanand Air Station players eligible for
as a landshoreman for National softball leagues on the Station, but it's not too earlyto < the local competition which get
training. note that anybody can just about name the first place winners underway Sunday afternoon at
right now. Ship's Company has a strangle-hold on the A.L. lead 'i tJ"-: ; the Jacksonville baseball park are:

WING TIPS . Ensign Her and you can wager your family jewels that Assembly and Repair is a Eddie Lyons, Charley Anastasio,
cules Bereolos, guard on the 1942 mortal cinch for the No. 1 slot in the N.L. .' } .n. ',. ,11 J Don Cross and Joe Walsh in-

Station football team, is now on ; y fielders; Joe Johnson, Owen
duty In Puerto Rico . Johnny The season ends Tuesday, to be II hoping that O &: G loses one mw ; : Reeves and Larry King, outfield.
McCullough, former Lee high followed by the Shaughnessy play- of its remaining games. ers; Bob Vickery, Erman Little.
school star, is in boot training off series for the championships.The Marine Guard Takes Fourth OWEN BEEVES center fielder John, Johnny O'Donnell, Phil Miller -
letters I. baseball, basketball
four teams in each The Marine Guard has the No. wen
here. '. The younger brothers of top loop and football at Auburn university and Brooks Atchison, pitchers;
Ensign Jim Brutz of Squadron T5 participate in the playoffs with 4 spot in the American circuit in is ....d by Memphis I. the Southern Pat Colgan and Bill Riggs, catchers -
and Chief Specialist Gene Werk- the No. 1 and No. 4 clubs and hand in the closing heart beats of Association prl.r to being purchased ; and Lieut. Marty McDonough
the No 2 and No. 3 clubs playinga the season with the fifth place by Memphisl: bo had played and Jim Norvell, utility players.
.. helser of the NATTC, have been with SUtesvllle. M C. rensaeola, rla..
Invited to play in the all-star college short series. Then the winners Boathousers behind a game and a and Lafayette, !. stands nil Coached by Lieut. Marty Mc-
clash for the title in the finals. feet two Inche* in h II"bt'a weighs I
football this August. I half.Ship's Donough, who is on an active player
game 19* pound if 26 years old .
Company secured the No.
George McAfee writes from the As the final week of the season hitting well over wee t to place among status, the Fliers have one of
University of Michigan that hedoesn't started, interest focused on the 1 position this past week by pro the. liters three top batters is a the flashiest nines service base-
coveted fourth ducing a pair of victories They yeoman third class at present Is ball. participation in
expect to play for the race for the placein .. After their
permanent shore patrol duty la
Wolverines this season . both leagues. In the National greased the skids under Personnel, Jacksonville a graduate of Roberta the coming semi-pro '
Clemson university, one of the O & G is feverishly battling to 3 to 1, in a game that was too :. Lee high school in fhemailon; da. they will meet the Pensacola
close for comfort and socked it where be named the school outstanding
finish in front of the Naval Air Station
ever-pursuing in
schools the Filers defeated in foot- athlete a fine end on Flier games,
VTB2 VTB2 trails in fifth to the Photo Lab, perennial punch. August 7 8 14 and : for the
ball last fall, is going to continue crew. football team meet dangerous 15 an-
football using 17 year olds and place by one full game and thereis ing bags of the league, 15 to 1. The batter .. the. team when hitting with nual series championship playoffs
Photo Labsters, by the have teammates on base favorite actress
for them to do but way between the two
the two members of last year's nothing is Barbara Stanwlck, .' 1. Married Nayy sports.
team still available. keep on trying for every victory Continued On Page Seven and lives ashore, j rivals.



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July 8, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS Page j

Third Tournament Softball StandingsAmerican NA TTC Sailors Lick The Platter Clean, Or Else- '

NATTC Boxers League Won lost Pet.
or Ship Company . . 16 1 ,941
Ship's Store Ashore .. 16 4 ,800 '44e
Parachute Loft . . .. it 6 .647
iegins On Marine Guard .. ... 11 7 ,611
Monday Boathouse . .. .. 1110 .524
Personnel . .. .. .. .. 8 8 ,500
Naval Hospital ...... .. 9 10 .47.1
With their eyes cast on Savannah Cooks- akf'rs .. ... .. 9 10 .473 b
Ga., and return bouts with VM Seaman Hangar Guard ?. .... .. .. 7 3 15 8 187.466
the Parris Island. S. C.. Marines Photo Lab : : : : : : : : :: : : 0 17 :.000
August 2, the third Naval Air National League
Technical Training Center
: Baxing
Won Lost Pet
tournament gets underway next A A R . . . . 18 0 1.000 ...
Monday with sailors and marines VPB2 . . . ... .. 16 2 .888
Dorks-Kerrles . .. . 12 5 .705
each conducting. their own tourna O & G . . . .. .. 13 6 .684 f
ment. VTB2 . . .. ...... 11 6 .647
Two weeks of busy fisticuffing T-5 . . . . .... .8 9 ..470
Marine Disbursing. . 5 9 .357
will crown marine and sailor VOVCS . . ,T. . .. 12 .250( !
champions in eight divisions and Air Wing . . . 3 16 .157
on Sunday July 24, the two Officers League No. 1 < a ty ;
branches of service will off M
Won Lost Pet. *
against each other at the new auditorium Operation* 13 3 .811 1
to determine who will VPB2-No. 1 ::: :: :::::: : 10 3 :.76
VPB2-No. 2 .. ... ... .... .10 4 .713:
wear the new NATTC ring T-5 . . ,. .. ... .. 10 4 .713
mantles. AR . . .. .. 9 6 .600
Experienced Fighters Test ChampsOn VOVCS . . . . 4 12 .250
the following Sunday, July Officers League No. 2
worthy shlp's company fights Won Lost Prt
who have either won previous Naval Hospital . . 8 7 .53.
'ATTC Dispensary . . .. .. 9 8 .529
titles or are Intelligence . .. .. 6 9 ,400NAOtC
worthy combatants will challengethe Commlssaiy 6 11 .35-
champions of the third NATTC . .: : :: : 5 12 :.294
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tournament. This will send into Public Works 2 13 .133
action battlers of the Caliber of -
marines Howard Brodt and Troy French Sailor ((5 h 2
Bohannon. who captured titles in
the second NATTC tournament
The winners of this competition Boxing WizardFrance

will engage the crack Parris Island -
fighters, who upset the may have another fisti 1' r s
NATTC boxers over a month ago, eon to boast about when the Axis A
August 2, at Savannah, Ga. has been quashed if Louis Nezou,
----"=!!.--- 23-year-old Fighting Frenchman,
can continue the fast pace he has
Ships CompanyA set for himself at the Naval Air

& R Softball Technical Training Center."He's I bLw
Top got the best left hook I

r.atin.ed From Page Six ever saw an amateur use," said rkTc; M (
first class specialist Georgie Abrams 4
lost 16 games this season without leading middleweight con-
once tasting the sweet nectar of tender and smart judge of fight- w
victory but the persistent losers
have consistently stuck to their ers.Nezou, a welterweight and sec-
guns and refused to quit-showing ond class aviation machinist
up for every scrap. mate, enlisted In the French navyin
Here's the lineup that has 1937. He has had 20 fights
carried Ship's Company to the and won 18 of them. Best of all N
top-Carter, Co\ington Shoe- he has never been knocked out or

Vac- even knocked down. I of the nat-on's leaders have two of his shipmates look on. any waste of food-but his tray k
His interpreter and faithful admirer proclaimed that "food will win the Feeley takes no more than he can clean 1M a whistle.
;... ,** d."ad&worth.. another French sailor I waste to with the
war. To reduce food a eat as he cooperates ((41 when food Is wasted, the
*" .. #. ,4celt witnessed*: the "Battle of theReason' military reasons was an active Air Technical Tralnln" Center i ((2)) with baked ham, vegetablesoup picture shows) and he is given
'- -a'major engagement be- participant in the Dieppe raid as commissary officers have become and ice cream on the fare demerits or restriction. Rehearsing -
, 2' .tween A & R and VPB2. a commando. He often seconds leaders In food economy, accomplishing Feeley eats with a relish that be- the scene are left to right
\) A and R Beats VPB3 Nezou in the corner and helps him excellent results. fits a hungry: bluejacket. (foreground), G. W. Chase, S2r,
; A '& R risked its lead and its with his English which he is slow- This sequence of pictures at :I ((3)) polishing off the heavy help- ,, Burlington, Vt., Herbert L Roben

'i,Vndefeated record_ : against. a VPB2 ; ly mastering. NATTC tells the story of food Ing of "chow" Feeley walks toward : ault, S2c, Detroit, Mich., and Chief
team WhiCh had lost only one ver- economy: ((1)) Charley Fee ley the scullery and meets Herbert L.
dict all season and needed a victory >P (left), rhM2o. of Boston, Is served I i Robenault, S2o, who Is prepared to Commissary Steward G. S. Mc-
to wrest the lead away. by mess' cooks, cafeteria style aw., make out a report lip if he finds Allister i
Assembly and Repair repulsedthe
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challenge with an emphatic
12-to-0 decision. It was the 18th Preview of Newest

win for Manager "Ed" Claussen'sA N. A O. T. C. RonnJup
& R diamondballers. Claussen, Navy Sports
by the way, is a former utility infielder I
u Continued From Page "Six
for Brooklyn and has also
performed in pro baseball for learn how to swim under water, News And Comment From Other Stations

Chattanooga, Galveston and In how to stay under for brief pe- _
dianapolis. riods and how to stay afloat
Barrel-shaped Stan Pointek A There's very little use of the Intra-Station League known here an Pat, has been
&; R speedball twirler, fashioned a whistle during play. It's plenty | NAS, Banana River. Fla.i .- singled out by the Bureau of
nice three-hit mound job and i-1. rugged competition and a great I i They're off in the second halt of Aeronautics to play the lead ina
faced only 25: batters in the regulation conditioner. There's plenty of i the Intra-Station Softball league new movie "short." Riley reported -
seven innings. He received e } tackling and ducking. However, : involving six NAS clubs. Vero here recently from the
fine support Including a spectacular both serve a purpose as they pro- Beach tipped over DeLand, 6 to 5, Naval Air Gunners School at
running catch by Outfielder vide opportunities for learning how in the first start of the second i Yellow Water. Hewill play the
Beers who robbed Benny Plom- to break holds. half. 1, role of a gunner in the forthcoming
berg of VPB2 of an extra base Station competition in navy ball Banana River captured the first technicolor production entitled
hit in the fourth innning. For Poin- among enlisted men's units is ex- half title. Other entries include "The Life of an Aerial Gunner."
tek it was the 11th pitching victory y pected to get underway early in Ft Lauderdale, Melbourne and I -
of the season in the Station Lou Xezou August. Before that time several Sanford. Start Mac!
loop.As Possessing plenty of natural exhibitions will be played to acquaint -( qj:__ .. :t I NAS Praying Miami, Fla.-The Skywriter -

against A & R's well bal- ability, a fighting instinct and a players with the fundamentals Capt. McCulIough Leave Station paper, tells this
anced play, VPB2 had an off day. love for the game. Nezou may be of the game. NAS Lake City Fla.-Captain one The chip was sinkingand
At the plate they assumed the futile the next French ringman to cheer -"=!.
David N. McCullough, commanding : the captain called all hands
outlook of a man bailing water since Marcel Thill carved a nicru officer of the Marine detach-
with a selve. In contrast, A the di. Weather In AleutiansIs aft."Who "
for himself in midleweight ment here, has been detached and I among you can pray? ,
& R showed its ability to keep the vision. ordered pressure on in a vital ball game -q.- A Formidable Foe New River C. can"
jeune. N. Capt. spoke up a storekeeper
and maltreated three pitchers, including has been familiar I "Then ." ordered
McCullough a pray. shipmate!
the vaunted B. Q. Smith Have Best Week CoBtlaaed Frem Page Om
r figure here since December 5, I the captain. "The rest of you put
and Keith Zebott. A & R clubbedout I ATe Teams tern used to Instruct PBY pilots, 1942. I on life jackets. We're just one
10 solid hits. Moore and Poin- and that the usual routine was Arthur B. Riley. ARM3c. better short"
tek were the chief offenders with I Continued From I'liae !ols engaged in here.

two blows apiece. I and Norman Palmer of>> NATTC Actual fleet experience in diffi- I--
Here's the A & R lineup that Unit 4.Batting. cult weather plus knowledge gained I II Specialist Cummins Get Set, Cordence
has defied defeat: Dermott, heroes were Lancaster of battle conditions in combat !
Stelnhofer, Trees, Kotalik, I'oin- and Fisher of NATTC Unit 2, FolIo have proven invaluable to him in Instructs In Golf Counters, For Show

Irk, Claussen, Welner, Secan, of Seaman Guard. Cullen of Ma- the instruction of student officers, Golf) lessons are now being offered I
IMew, Beers and Moore. rine Barracks and Murray of I he says. His long months of flyIng at the driving range by Special I' Cootiaaed Fram fate One
Meanwhile action in the two NATTC Unit 4. in the Aleutians enable him 1st, first class Jack Cummins of I and at last report the WAVESwere
Officers It"ag'uesViii continue after Murray's fielding brilliance was I to pass on>> first hand information the physical training department. scouting around for a lusty
the enlisted men's season con- also a high spot of the week's which proves invaluable to Uncle Cummins is instructing two |j I I bass to yell huptwothreefouror
cludes. The 12-team Officers play. Sam's future PBY operators. groups. On Monday Tuesday and a reasonable facsimile.
league was split into two sections Standings Other than the fact that an Wednesday the Waves are learn- I j The Cadence Contest, of course,
this week. W L Pct Army captain persuaded him to ing the fundamentals of the I I II is not the whole show but is merely -
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Operations maintains a small Manna Seaman barracw Guard ... .....-..-...... ;J JZ J I .97: y enter the Navy the serious minded from 1800 to 1930. Tuesday is the exclamation point. The
margin of lead in the No. 1 loop NATTC Unit 1 ......-..-._.....__ Jl 10 ..523N Lieut. Snipes will mention no I. reserved for Wave officers. On Smoker will be spiced up with mu-
while the Naval Hospital and the IA1TC Urul 2 ............_._-__ jl 1 ,4,578 humorous incidents In connec- Monday Wednesday and Friday sic and, yes, you guessed it fellas-
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Unit 4 .
up and coming Dispensary outfit 6 .polr"..:'::".-..:... 7 h :.35 9 tion with his activity. "There'slittle A and R officers are taking instruction girls! .
are closer than bugs in a rug In I Results funny about fling," he in the late afternoon.A One of the features is the appearance -
the No. 2 circuit. NATTC Unit 1. 3, NATTC Unit 2, 6. says. "It Is pretty serious fatalness former golf pro at Grandview of Roberts and White,
---- I NATTC Unit 1.1.1 NATTC Barracks.Unit 4. 8. ." York, Pa. and Shawnee on the talented satirical dancers, now
Seaman G.iard 4. Mann 2. Born at Waurlka Okla., April playing at the Showboat In Jack-
Move SP Office JAITC Unit 2. 4. Marine Barracks. 2_ Delaware, Cummins Is consideredone
The Shore Patrol Office's new location IATTC Unit 2, !, Assembly & Repair' 2. 10, 1917 Lieut. Snipes enlisted at of the best teaching pros in sonville. June and Aha Wilson,
is 945 Hubbard Street telephone IATTC Unit 4, 3. Seaman_ Guard_ 0.Know Dallas, Texas in February of 1937, the game. two lovely tap dancers, will shakea
5-1S65. The Chief of Watch -*rJlH r and received his preliminary trainIng wicked foot. Ida and Billie, the
and functions of the Shore Patrolare Your Fire StationIt at Miami before going to Pen- versity where he graduated with a Texas cow girls who sing over
still handled from the has been directed that all sacola where he received his BS degree. Radio Station WPDQ and Shortyand
being He is married to the former Miss Jean Juvenile stare
Jacksonville Police Headquarters, hands familiarize; themselves with wings. hill-billy ,
711 Street telephone their Fire Station in case of a Lieut. Snipes attended Waurika Gertrude Marshall of Seattle, are also co-starred on the bill. of
52487.Liberty General Fire Alarm I High School and Oklahoma Uni- Washington fare tonight. -. .



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l. Paga Eight JAX AIR NEWS'
. July 8, 1943

t Station Bank To Diving Is Good Duty In the Navy If Lieut. Gamble

Open Officially You Can Get It, Says Joe Brown, Si 1 c'u. Just A Chip Off e) ,

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, Monday At 1100 It may By Robert sound Fees like,tropical Al\1M30 madness The Old Block

but the working uniform for ,
\ Barnett National Bank Establishes the day for six men on this Sta
I tion in sunny Florida-Jacksonville ,, R. H. Gam
A Branch OfficeIn Chamber of Commerce, please die's Son Follows I I InFather's

Building 39 note-consists of a suit that
weighs 206 pounds. Footsteps As War

The Branch Office of the Bar That's what the well dressed AceTo
nett National Bank of Jacksonville Navy diver wears nowadays when >wr
opjna its doors for business in he works in the Stygian depths of e use an old phrase, Lieutenant

Building 39 on this Station Mon- the ocean and rivers, as the case Robert H. Gamble, Jr., son and
day morning at 1100. may be.The namesake of Commander Robert

.. Lieut. Edward T. Hagen, USN, divers at the Boathouse, H. Gamble, of this Station, is justa
Disbursing "Officer of the Supply under the direction of Lieut. : chip off the old block.
Department, announced the Station (Jg) Dwight F. Asmus, are un- S : During World War I, Commander
Bank will be available to all heralded men who engage in haz- ,9i,1r.t Gamble enlisted In the American
Naval and civilian personnel Mon- ardous tasks. They are unflagging Field Service before this country -
day through Saturdays from 1100 in their efforts to salvage aircraft, sd entered the war and served
through 1700. which is one of their principal as with the French Army, winningfive
The Branch Office will offer signments. French government decorations -
I general financial service, including Working 100 or more feet tinder 4B Including the coveted Croixde
cashing of local and government the water is not all beer and Guerre.

checks without charge, accepting skittles, according to Sic Joe R. He later returned to this
k' deposits, handling collections, and Brown, diver. Attired in heavy !* and transferred to Naval count.'I
selling cashier traveller checks. deep sea diving gear, the heat is serving throughout the \\' .
However, trusts and loans will be terrific. The shoes are heavy with Now, young Lieutenant Gamble,
available only at the Barnett National I 18 pounds of lead for soles and a I Ra of the Army Air Corps, is carry I
Bank headquarters in Jack- I thick brass toe plate for protec ing on in splendid fashion having i
sonville. j I tion. The belt weighs 80 pounds. been mentioned in the recent Allied i
The Station Bank Is located in The helmet and breastplate which air smashes at Wilhelms- .

a wing of Bldg 39 next to the I resist the tremendous pressure, S ,, haven and Cuxhaven, according to
War Bond Office on the corner of i add another 50 pounds. The suit : .. S word received here. '
Saratoga avenue and Langley itself is no "zoot" job. but it's The junior Gamble like his r
street. light-made of rubber filled with lather in the last War enlisted ;)
Frank W. Norris, vice president air and would make a nice buoy- early, joining the 101st Cavalry in 1:
ef the Barnett National Bank is ant life jacket unless weighted 1940 and transfsrred to the Air : I

in charge of the Branch Office down. Corps in 1912.Commander. I
here. Edward Clements, head tell- "Movement! is slow under water Gamble returned to

er of the Barnett National Bankin ," Brown explained, "but active duty last year and is now
Jacksonville, will assist Norris you can exert amazing strength" civil and district liaison officer on
aboard the Station. The diver's "best friend" is his 1- the staff of Rear Admiral A. B. '

All told six tellers cages have knife which has saw teeth on one Cook, Chief of Naval Air Opera- .
been installed in the Branch Office. edge and a sharp edge on the oth tional Training with headquartersat

-":!. er. Most romantic fiction tales recount the Jacksonville Naval Air
fierce undersea battles with S. S : Station.

i octopus or other monsters of the M ,, T ivE s t Young Gamble, who was born in
sea, but the Station divers say thatit 9T x New York in 1921 when his father ,
Y is the least of their worries. was in business there, received his
7Jf/t ; Occasionally the divers say they education at Haverford College in
have spotted a school of fish or Pennsylvania and worked for a

queer species of crabs, bqt they while with the Curtiss-Wright Export -
are too busily occupied with their Sales Corporation before en- ..

spy ,PGLYl work to heed them. Concentration : 4 tering the service. He was mar-
on their job is a prime re ried to Miss Elizabeth Hutchinson

quisite. : of. Garden City, I.. I., N. Y., last '
fall. rrit
Although the diver's duties are .
interesting, often they are risky --- i. ;' ft'. .'
and gruesome. For instance the Joe Brown, Sic, rt '

st. Johns river is treacherous. The ers to bob and down. the windows in the helmet '
worth YSc up are .. I ,
Brink ;
By Edith I fO' t _
water is and dark and the
dirty Working beneath the sea createsa hazed by steam. J., .
The enlisted WAVES are proud swift currents make the work tir- lonesome, quiet feeling that even I "You use your tongue as a wind ..
of the fact that four of their ing. The floor of the river is the two-way communications telephone shield wiper and lick it clean," At St. Vincent Hospital .JacksonX. .
have been accepted for offi deep, mucky slime and workingin line cannot dispel. The liquid Brown explained. vine- .' ..;<, '
group Boatswain 2c and Mrs. Martin Magee -
cers training at Southampton, one the mud up to their hips affords space is silent as a Sphinx. There's The Navy operates in the air, on a son. Charles Martin, born Monday
having reported Monday and the the divers another problem.Too no noise no light except for the the water and under it today and June 28.
to report shortly. they must avoid the sharp weird illumination of the under the "under sea sailors" of the diving Seamon 2c and Mrs. Acy "J" Drew-
Others a daughter Sandra Lee, born Mon-
and of metal and torn ry
rough edges
Rosa Brannon, StorekeeperThird water working lamp, and the still- department are proud of their day June 28.
Class, who reported Monday, parts of the plane or ship that is ness wears on nerves. work. Ensign B. E. Price is assistant Seaman 2c and Mrs. Henry Schwartz,
is a native of Montgomery, Ala. submerged. In contrast, the ocean Naturally, the atmosphere Inside officer in charge of diving a day daughter.June 28. Helen Marie born Mon
She enlisted in the service September i bed is firm and the water clear. the diving suit is uncomfortable at the Boathouse. The divers, Lt. find Mrs. Paul J. Bloom. a son
30 1942 and received her The undercurrents, however, makeit particularly in the summer besides Brown, are James Atkinson Paul Joseph, Jr.. born Monday, June
training at Bloomington, Ind. difficult to remain in one place when the water is warm and the BM2c; Issadore Laskowski, 28.A.
O. M. 3c and Xlrs Harley Jamison
and water rocks the
Storekeeper Brannon reported to rough always heat and perspiration of the body BM2c; Bennett Brantly, Cm; Rob- a son Walter Allen born Monday
this station Feb. 8, 1943 and was boat they are working from- make the air stagnent and clam- June 28,
the tending to tug on the life line and Fresh air taken in from the ert Toombs, Cm; and John East- Seaman Ic (USCG) and Mrs. Alfred
assigned to duty with supply my.
A. Parden. a son. Alfred Alton, Jr..
air hose there the div.Gold S2c.
causing surface limited to and man,
is breathing
department. She was a case _n ___ ___ n_ ______ born rMo'-: 1a'u June 28.and Mrs. r I
:worker and attendance officer in ) Ralph

civilian life.Annalee .Griswold SKS/c Beat- Many Officers Fly Grins After AINavVSBOTU I Breldflnger,.June(JO 29.Lt .and.a son Mrs.Stanley Roy DeLay born Tuesday Jr.,

rice P. Salid RM3/C and Victoria i a daughter Mary Katherine. born
June 29.
Gillespie SK3/c, are the other Ensign and Mrs. Albert Buckingham
) No.4: From Ensign toLieutenant USNR.
three WAVES accepted for officer Braid Expands With (j H. Hicks AVS T-4 DIVISION: From Ensign to Lieutenant a daughter Susan Elizabeth born
material because of their outstand Promotions Here And At ( ) USNR: Ira M.Price II, A-VS) (Jg)-Frank H. Ray A-VS) Wednesday June 30.
A. R M 2c and Mrs. Clarence A.
displayed during USNR; Milton F. Brown, Jr, A-VN) USNR.
ing qualifications
USNR. VO-VSC OTU): From Lieutenant to Johnston a son Clarence Armstrong
their service in the Navy. Outlying Naval ActivitiesA AUXILIARY AIR FACILITYMAYPORT Lieutenant Commander-Harry H. Barton Jr., born Wednesday. June 30.Ships .
Storekeeper Griswold of BirmIngham : From Ensign to Lieutenant USN. Cook Ic and Mrs. Orls GorrelU
Ala., enlisted in Navy October number of officers hereaboutsare (Jg)-Homer B. Forbes O-VS( ) USNR; NAOTC: From Lieutenant to Lieu- a daughter born Wednesday, June 30.
Lt. and Mrs. John Leslie Carter a
Conrad A-VS USNR
W. Graham. ) : tenant Commander F. G. Reynolds
1, 1942 and was trained at flying grins from ear to ear Thomas A. Hopper D-VS( ) USNR' aviation training department. From son John Leslie jr., born Thursday,
Bloomington Ind. She reported this week, for good cause. They Martin L. Tarpy. D-VS) USNR; Paul Ensign to Lieutenant (Jg) J. H, July 1.Seaman.
C Hemelrlght. D-VS) USNR. Tanceman.. aircraft material S.- M. I 2c and Sirs Fred Dletz. a
here Feb. 9, 1943 and was billeted have received promotions in Saturday's :
daughter Gloria Ann, born Thursday,
RECRUIT CENTER: From Ensign to Reed personnel: C. W. Ernest .
to T-VTB2. Storekeeper Griswoldwas AINav which was marked by Lieutenant July 1.
) Walter W. Udell NATTC: From Lieutenant to -
a librarian: before entering the the advancement of Lieutenants to I A-VS( >narJA Commander-Harold W. Boder. Lt and Mrs. Frederick Lake a
service. the rank of Lieutenant Comman INTELLIGENCE From Ensign to Jr. From Ensign to Lieutenant (Jg)- daughter Barbara Ann born Friday,
Lieutenant (Jg)-Donald W. Bush AVIS John W. Shaw Fred A. McKenzie July 2'
Radioman Salid of Brooklyn, der.Following ( ) USNR. Marcus 'V, Berman, Harold R. Ling- S2c and Mrs. Benjamin Burke a
U. Y., received her training at is an incomplete list SHIP'S SERVICE: From Ensign to berg George M. Schwartze Edward daughter Alice Marie, born Friday

:Madison. Wis., after having en- of the promotions at Main Station, A-VS( rarJA.)John R. Adams Jr., fi3.liteze: P.a, Countr Charles' E Sutherland Jack C., July A. 2.O. M. :3c and Mrs L. Green a
listed Oct. 5, 1942. She reportedto Lee and Cecil Fields and the Naval ASSEMBLY Ie REPAIR: From Ensign Nelson. Carlton L. >Jensen man. James M. daughter. Barbara born Saturday .
this station Feb. 5, 1943 and Air Facility, Mayport, subject to to Lieutenant (Jllext. DeWlttStark. Steele jr., Bailey Brown William E. July 3.
and Daniel
O. 1C (USCG Mrs.
A-VS) USNR de Wal- Kearney Johnny Kyle Jr. RichardMcDonald P. )
xvas; assigned to communications.She the officers passing the required : '
Wollet. Sharron
a daughter Danelle
kowskl. A-VS) USNR Gal Murdock R. MacLeod.. Fred
was employed as a secretary physical examinations: lant. A-VRS) USNR.; koll1 e W. Rldeout. Robert H. Jr.. born S: drdrri.July .1Lt :
end receptionist prior to her enlistment VPB2OTU) No. 1: From Lieutenant' A-VS) USNR.MEDICAL Frank L. Dowllng. Jo'ornp. Alt R. Karzman, a son
in the Navy. to Lieutenant Commandei'-Walter II. : From Lieutenant to Lieutenant John Pruskl, William D. Arbuthnot.: Ronald Curtis. born Saturday July 3.
Rick, A-VS) USNR From Lieutenant Commander-Hugh E. Halley. Harold V. Hartger Edward W. Crooks Radioman Ic and Mrs. August Russell -
Storekeeper Gillespie of White (Jgto Lieutenant-Clarence K Miller' MC-VS( ) USNR: Otis J. Fronek. MC-V Jr.. Richard A. Leiber, David VV. McDowell a daughter, Carol Diane, born
Springs, W. Va., taught journalism A-VN) USNR. From Ensign to Lieutenant (G) USNR. From Ensign to Lieutenant John r Small Wallace F.. Sunday July 4.
Jn high school, before enlisting in U Jg)Levering H. Gllpln. Jr.. (Jg)-Donald F. Henderson. A-VS) Dalllle, Edward L. Hough Bertram R. Seaman Ic ,and Mrs. John Wesley
A-VS( ) ; Edward J. Sanger VU USNR. Danish Thomas R. Cox. Jr.. and Rob- Smith a son Robert Wesley born
29 1942. She
the Navy September /-VN:( ) vSJlk; Jesse B. Farr, ( ) COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT: ert A. Mattcrn From Lieutenant (Jg) Sunday July 4.
here Feb. 9, 1943 and H. Gordon A-VRS) From A. M. M. Ic and Mrs. Walter Albert
reported USNR; Duayne Ensign to Lieutenant to Lieutenant: -Carl H. Janes.
fuss billeted to VTB2. US N R.. A. Klmble. D-VS; USRN.; William. L au Marti a daughter Gall Francis born
the VFB2OTU) No. 2: From Ensign to Jones D-VS) USNR: Sim A Kollln- Sunday. July 4.
Rainy weather has slowed Lieutenant (is) William D. ReganSBMSKfr ger. jY.. R. V*
Boftball schedule of the WAVES A PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT: Nearly $80,000 Invested
this past week. However, they are AIR STATION. LEE From Ensign to Lieutenant: (Jg -.Cow- New Chief Arrives
FIELD: From Lieutenant to Lieutenant den P. McCord. A-VS) USNR.;! Edgar Here In 4th
:very enthusiastic about playingand Commander-William M. Stevens F Faulkner A-VS) USNRSUPPLY 6-Day July NAS, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.-The
plan to make up the games USN. From Ensign to Lieutenant (jgArthur ) AND ACCOUNTING: From newest additon to the athletic department .
:which had to be postponed. The H Gregory, A-VN< ) USNR: Lieutenant to Lieutenant CommanderMarlon War Bond Buying Drive
i H
Chief He
Ralph King.
Frederick W. Howes. A-VS) USNR. D. Jr? (SC) USN; John
enlisted WAVES were disappointed VFOTU( ) No 1: From Lieutenant to W. Neel. (SC)"ts ; Carlton R. Eagle atlaued Fran Page O.e was a nine letterman at Oglethorpe
when the game with the Lieutenant Commander-John C. Kel- (SC-VS) USNR. From Ensign to College and was coaching at
... WAVES officers had to be cancelled ley. USN. From Ensign to Lieutenant Lieutenant (Jg-Henry W. Hall. SC-V Dollar War Bond Club", whose Piedmont College in Georgia before .
(Jg--John H. Boyle Jr., A-VN) US (G) USNR. .
will be made first member Commander R.
Arrangements rJR Paul H. Anderson A-VN) USNR. AVIATION' TRAINING DEPART was joining the Navy.
to play this game, however, in the VFOTU( ) No. 3-: From Lieutenant to MENT-ADMINISTRATION: From En- J. Miller, of the Ordnance and
near future. Lieutenant Commander-Richard Gray. sign to Lieutenant (Jg)-Wlllard F.Salmon Gunnery Department who pur- certificates, drawn by a station
for the USN From Ensign to I'I I \\Jrrtu(Jg> A-VS) USNR. chased the first $1000 War Bond
The Ship's Service William B. Weeks ) R; RADAR: From Lieutenant to Lieutenant enlisted man picture Hitler, Mussolini
WAVES was opened Monday Alfred G Boluc A-VN) USNR. William Commander-Melvin T. Wells. "membership card", had an enrollment and Hlrohito being crushed
morning at building 720 under B. Mlllward, jr.. A-VN( ) USNR. A-VS( ) USNR. From Ensign to Lieu of 19 men and women at by a bag: filled with War Bonds. .
VSBOTU) No.1: From Ensign to USjR t.} )Gotfred O Hoffman A-V end of the drive.This .
the supervision of Lt. (Jg) Gladys Lieutenant (Jg)-George Spell A-VS) (S) Frank Smlts. A-VRS( ). The certificate's inscription says
d B. Price. The store is a great USNR; William I. Randall -Y ffJN US YiiOT&) No 2: From Lieutenantto new club, otherwise known club members may take a "smashat .
they will not have to go out of NR.; Ralph B. Berman A-VS( ) Lieutenant Commander-Leonard E. as the Allied Victory Corporation, all Axis persons conspiring'
convenience to the WAVES as Allan Domlnlo J' N.Llndstrom.Scatuorchlo.A-VN A-)VN USNRj) US Ewoldt. USN.William From J.Ensign Calvin to, Lieutenant is strictly a Jacksonville air station against the Allied Victory Corpo

their own area to do shopping. NR; Robert A. lllmes, A-VRS) USNR. (S) USNR\ ; John E. Owens, jv'is) organization. Membership ration".





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