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Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).

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The Winner! .. C'mon Sailor Pulls Over 1,000 Out Of

Nearly 6,000 Votes CastBy

Think of Name

Steve Kalagian, Y2c

o( } For Orchestra Contest Editor

rap Joan Leslie is the Station's favorite Pin-Up Girl! 1i

Pulling 850 votes in the last four days of the Jax Air News

Contest Announced To Pin-Up Contest Miss Leslie had 1,037 votes when the balloting

Select Name For New stopped on Midnight Monday, Oct. 18 Her closest rivals,
Balbo-Directed BandThe Betty Grable and Ann Sheridan, drew 728 and 710 votes, re

. f. 'jw spectively. A total of 5,880 votes were cast in the contest.
j $5 question Is-
What name do ;you want to pin Miss Leslie's triumph could be compared to that of a

" on the newly formed Main Station "dark horse." In the first two weeks of voting she had received
. orchestra'The
t.,,'.,,J ", Welfare Department is only six votes. A week later was 187, and then the

.' staging a Station-wide contest to final week and a sweeping victory.
pick a suitable name for the new The 18-year-old red haired actress was seen recently in the
Navy band here and all hands are
invited, yea urged, to enter. The movie, "This Is The Army" and had her first major role opposite
officer or enlisted man who sug- Gary Cooper in "Sergeant York." As far as is known
gests the name which is adoptedfor she is unmarried.

the band will be awarded $5 Negotiations have already started to arrange for the
worth of merchandise from Ship'sService
personal of Joan Leslie the Jacksonville Naval 1
Just turn in your suggestion : appearance
say, something like Jive Air Station's Favorite Pin-Up Girl on this station. As

Bombers or what have you, to the stated before, no guarantee of this can be given. It will de..
Welfare Department in the Main- her contract and how
side Recreation pend entirely on obligations quickly,

Here's an entry Building.blank: if at all, adequate transportation to Jacksonville can be ar

ranged. .

I suggest ,..._....._.............._.._ Gene -Tierney, who had lead the contest for the last two

/[; weeks by slim pluralities, dropped to fourth place in final
: ..-..... .. as a name for the
", i balloting. Her final score was 561. -
Here is the Jacksonville Naval Air Station's Favorite Pin-Up Girl Main Station Orchestra. Fifth place went to Lana Turner with 539 votes, Olivia Da

Joan Leslie Out of nearly 6,000 votes cast she received 1.037, How Haviland in sixth but close behind with, 531. Others placingin
Your Name
of Miss Leslie please turn to --------------t r...........
do you like her For more pictures the first ten were : Betty Hutton 419 ; Paulette Goddard,

page 5, ----. Rate .....:...-.._...-...-.......-.-_..., 408 ; Lynn Bari, 318 and Alice Faye, 302. Many other votes
The band without a name has Continued en page five
Launch Drive To Enlist] Naval the official blessing of the. Main \

Station which it will represent at

.. dances, Victory Smokers and other War Ration Book No. 4 Will Be
entertainment. It will be led by (
Personnel In Bond AllotmentsSpurred Patrick C. Balbo, alias Buddy, a
New Yorker who played the saxa-I

on by a letter from Assistant Secretary of the :: phone Dorsey for before Gene entering Krupa and the Tommy Navy I Distributed Beginning 25 Oct. ;

for Air the lIon. Artemus L. Gates urging increased ,
Navy i I The baton twirler has lined up 14
participation by Naval personnel here in the War Bond allot- :i musicians, but it's still on the mar- War Ration Book No. 4 will be distributed to Naval person ;

ment plan the Station War Bond Office is launching a drive I ket for two more brass players' nel and their families at the Community Building (Bldg.
and feminine vocalist from the
to have 80 per cent of all hands signed up by the end of this I WAVES.a 1400)) at the corner of Albermarle and Childs Streets, between
month. The ultimate goal is for i Lieut. Raymond rorsoerg, assistant 0800 and 1630 on 23 26, and 27 of October it has been
90 per cent of all Naval personnelhere riNo Welfare and Recreation Officer announced '
to participate in the\ allotment Brig I, announced organization of the Beginning on Thursday 21 October application blanks
orchestra and the name contest.
plan.Mr.. Gates, in a letter to Captain 'For WAVESIf I The Lieutenant emphasized that (OPA forms R-146)) may be obtained by enlisted personnel
Arthur Gavin, Commandant of the the orchestra "is not a closed corporation -I from their Division Officers. These:
Station, wrote : a tough :Ml walks up to that all musicians on the Dance For OfficersThe forms will rlso be available for
"For Naval personnel (War you and tells you" to "Square Main Station are urged to get in all Naval personnel or membersof
Bond allotments) the report showsa jour hat buddle. don't tell him : touch with him if they want toContinued Women's Club of Jacksonville their families at the Post Office ..
back to the Army.
wide of percentage of go and Station bank
on page right has invited Naval officers and
the Army
; participation. To mention some by joint agreement Applicants should procure their
cadets to attend a dance Friday
have decided to e'cchange -
Nay blanks and fill them
Anacostia application
of the better activities:
Action night from 2100 to 2100. The dance
their police force**-and Filled
Bermuda NAS out properly before going to the
NAS 90 per cent: '
will be held at the Women's Club
both : and Navy SP'"III
9T per cent; Delmonte Calif., PreFlight Community building for the Ration
87 per cent: NATT 87th have authority over both : Victory Smoker 861 Riverside avenue. Book. They must have Ration
and Anthony, Chicago. 97 per cent, I st'nl't'011 this goes for the --% --- Book No. 3 with them in order to
Pearl Harbor NAS 92 per cent, girls in military service, the Ie-I : get book No 4. No number four
I At 1930 Sailor Washes Hands( )
Memphis NAPT 96 per cent: Mojave male members of the Army Begins books will be delivered in any case
Calif. MCAS 91 per cent and Navy, etc.however. I I' until the No 3 book has been
Pt. NAS 90 cent. I the bojs are cautioned -! Headlined as an all star show, I SEATTLE--CNS( ) Preparingto stamped.
Quonset per
about the treatment of the Victory Smoker which Inaugurates -I fingerprint a recruit sailor.
"It Is evident from the above Naval personnel or adult members
I the feminine member of the i the fall series in the main Pharmacist mate Roy Schaeffer
and the fact that of their families get
figures your service. They shall not be corn'' station auditorium tonight at 1930 : told the gob to wash his hands, may
Command is one of those that has the Number 4 books for other
houses, to be action packed from "Both of them ?" the sailor '
already achieved between 50 and fined In guard brigs! or I promises members of their families wr
110.huml'lpa..e to finish. asked.
similar plates of detention start
with themproperly
accelerated 1thf' bring
that long
cent an
per miss! will >'ouquarc Listed as a high single show, the Schaeffer thought that one overa )
would activity filled out applicationblank'
v ram place your II III
your hat! Smoker is really a double headerattraction minute.
the leaders and the Number three
Uj among I .. "
-- - for along with the fine "No, he said. "Just one I wantto
Mr. Gates, in conclusion, added book for all person for whunrthey
array of musical acts will be the see how you do it.
"I wish to compliment you on Submarine 'Bites' Line preliminary in the Station's first applj.
your results to date, and to ex- boxing tournament. Only Main Station personnelshall
press the hope that when the next From Fishing Boat With Billy Reed, Y 2c as M. C. Believe It apply at the Community
report is prepared for me, your MONTAUK.: Y.-(CNS). the show will get underway at Building (Bldg 1400). NATTC
activity will be among the many I Capt. Cary Creaser of East Hamp-1: 1930. Doors will open at 1900. personnel will receive their books:
that have better than 80 per cent ton and the crew of his fishing ) Buddy Balbo and his popular Or Not! at Room 29 Administration Building -
of their Naval personnel signed smack Adelaide T were taken for Navy dance band will do a repeat (BKlg. 500)), Naval Air Technical
Kobert ,
for War Bonds through the Navy a wild ride the other afternoon I after j According to Klpley, Training Center.
winning popular
performance one of the strangest of all coincidences -
War Bond allotment plan when their fishing net became entangled Smokers.
acclaim at the Summer -
The War Bond ffice announcedthat in the submerged structureof In the history
74 per cent of the enlisted a U. S. Navy submarine. The theatrical Atop the entertainment evening's program will be of the high seas I It that of the Railroad Tracks Are
men and 35 cent of the officersat Adelaide T was towed at a mad I NBC unsinkable "Hugh 11'iillanw"On
the Stat( are now signed up rate through the water for 40 minutes vivacious Florence Gale new the December 5, 1601 a boat Unsafe To Walk UponThe
I singing star now apearing at
Sea of the8I
for the War Bond allotment plan. before the sub broke suiface Also sank In the Irish --
Roosevelt hotel downtown.
who escaped,
All Out SupportThe and the nets,_ were .untangled.._ from the Roosevelt will come Jans only passenger one survived: Hugh UII- railroad agent at Yukon has
i War Bond Office announcedY3 -- and Downs thrilling and versatile Hans! 121 jears later, another advised the Station that children
Y-8. Airsraft Delivery Unit, Jobs Are Available On dance team, who are making their boat sank in the same spot : living in Dewey Park walk along
St. Augustine Field and Naval Air first appearance in the South, and [ and of the 60 passengers: only' I : the railroad track from the rail.
Gunners School are supporting the Station For Navy WivesWives Ginger and Fifl,. an act in which one escaped. Hugh \\illlans road station to 120th Street This
allotment plan with 100 per cent I Ginger dances with her dog, Fifl 35 years later anotheressel" is a dangerous practice! as it Is :.'
participation. of Naval personnel can Also prominent among the en- was wrecked In the same spot. I difficult to hear trains aproaching \ \
-rht other activities have at- Obtain a job for the asking. tertainers will\ be the Howe sisters Of the 2 i passengers, only one with airplanes flying overhead. ; ';
I t.l l'.. l the Station' goal of 90 The Ship's Service Department who do a musical xylophone act, Kur\l\ed-You're right: Hugh I Tenants In Dewey Park should I i
Wives of Navy and Shorty and Jean, juvenile musical forbid their children to walk .
per cent. They are S-0, 96 per need employes \\illiaii (Okay tiion-JJeIt upon
to contact Ship's comedy stars, who sing and II IIUl"ve te: railroad tracks except to cross
cent: Y-l, 96 per Cent;; Recruit Cen- men are urged -or not) I I
Service and apply. t'nliitHtl on page sic tht'nl.
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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS October 21, 1943

I 1 1I Torpedo Squadron
Over-Age Vessels

Have Good RecordIn I 7d Eight Cited Again ..

2nd World War By The PresidentThree

Old-Timers Receive High Members Of Famed

Tribute;. PresidentialUnit Navy Air Group Are Now

upper Dance at HYMN SING Citations Given On Duty At This Station

Attention, Men, WAVES, Ships that rode on "Red LeaRow" Torpedo Squadron Eight, cf
Pines which three members, Lieut. tjg< )
Saturday I
Orn ('rE"'r'one! for most of 20 years, over- Wilhelm Esders and Lieut. George
Com on out to the Protestant -
age destroyers which were built Gay of VTB3 and Lieut. Jack
Chapel 1 Sunday eenlngat
Night Success 1813; if you want to enjoya during World War I, are staging Barnum of VTB2 are attached to

good old fashioned! Gospel a remarkable comeback, and have this station, has become the lint

By Sirs.< Walter Lynch songfest. In this Informal played prominent parts in some of command In Presidential the U. S. Navy to receive
two Unit Citations
song !service any or all of the heroic deeds of the present
From all accounts the supper- it has been announced by
your favorite hymns will be conflict, according to the Navy
dance, given on Saturday night at sung upon request, followed Department.A the Navy Department.
the Pines by the Transportation by a brief Gospel message few still serve the fleet as de- It was first cited by President
Roosevelt for its heroic air attackon
Department for their Civilian Employees like those "back home." stroyers, and one of these, the
the Japanese fleet during the
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-- USS Ward fired the United States'
was indeed quite a suc- ,
battle of Midway, while its second -
first shot against the Japanese at .
cess. Supper was served from nine citation came with the award
Child Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 when
i until nine forty-five, after which I she and a Naval patrol plane sanka of that decoration to the First Marine
Division Reinforced.
dancing was in full swing 'till the Japanese sub between 6:33: and TorpedoSquadron

early hours. A door prize was ; Increased By 6:45: a. m. Attacked by dive bombers that. organization Eight was during serving the with capture

awarded, the winner receiving a later in the day, she drove them 0 of Guadalcanal and the fighting .

beautiful blanket, and after all, away. 1I i to retain the island against
The first United States warshipto
what more appropriate: gift couldbe A Unanimous VoteHere's be attacked by a submarine repeated Japanese thrusts.

given at this time. The party while on neutrality patrol, and the After Squadron Eight, under the

was well attended and credit goes good news for married first one to be sunk, were both I late Lieutenant Commander John
to Willie Dauphin, Ensign E. G service men with children! ships of the "Red Lead Fleet." The Waldron, USN., of Pensacola, Fla.,
Johnson, W. P. Coggins, L. E. By unanimous vote, the House USS Greer, while carrying mail 45+ was to virtually smash wiped the out while helping ]
Combs, G. C. Strayer and Lieutenant voted to increase allowances for to Iceland in September, 1941, was ( enemy's invasion
W. H. Chatham for a splendid children of service men to $30 a attacked by a submarine, but the force at Midway, the squadron was
placed under command of LIeu.
evening of entertainment. Here'sto month for the first child and $20a torpedoes missed their mark.
bigger and better parties by the month for each additional child. Shortly after, the USS Reuben tenant Commander Harold H."Swede" .
Larsen, USN., and with
Transportation Department. The Senate approved the same James, while convoying in the 1'hMSc ELLIOTT
scale last wee' North Atlantic on the night of replacement planes and pilots,
Oct. 30-31, 1941, was sunk by a avenged its predecessor during the
The final House vote for
NICE PLACE AFTER ALL AnnouncerFirst Solomons campaign.
family ante was 389 to 0. Young
Torpedo Eight's first Presidential
By Tattle Fontaine Bennett Four of these over-age vessels -
Harry Van Miller, AM3/C, of Neither the House nor the Sen- have received the highest tribute unit Citation came In the bat
squadron VPB1 thinks that maybe ate altered the present $50 monthly which can be awarded a ship and Saw LightIn tle of Midway. On June 4, 1943,
Jacksonville is a pretty nice place allowance for a service man's her crew, the Presidential Unit 15 planes of the squadron, under

after all, since just a week ago his wife. Citation. The USS Dallas, the USS Lieutenant Commander Waldron,
attractive, titian blonde bride of a The present scale on allotmentsfor Cole, and the USS Bernadou, now Kiev RussiaHenry took off from the alrcraf.carrier
few months, arrived to add "sun- children is $12 for the first converted into troop transports, all USS Hornet. From that attack,
shine" to the scene. Mrs. Miller, child and $10 for each additional received this award for landing only Ensign (now Lieut (j.g.)
the former Marilyn K. Hoover of offspring.As troops safely in the face of enemy Elliot Shienfeld, phar- George Gay, USNR, of Houston,
Kokomo, Ind., is being welcomedas under present law, the first gunfire in the attack on French macist mate third class attachedto Texas, returned, the other 29 officers .
the newest addition to the list four grades of enlisted men-pri- Morocco, Nov. 8-10. 1942. The USS the dental clinic at. the Naval and enlisted gunners goingto
of helper metalsmiths in 23. class McFarland, which served in the their deaths as they dove to
Shop i vates, privates first corporalsand Hospital, who serves as an an-
In asking for an address, the Mil- sergeants of the Army and South Pacific, as a seaplane ten- nouncer on the "Wings Over point blank range of Japanese
lers explained that they are en- Marine Corps, and comparable I der, escort vessel, patrol boat, and America" program from this Sta- warships before dropping their tor
joying the "Fall hunting season"- grades In the Navy and CoastGuard cargo and troop carrier, wasi cited tion each Tuesday from 2100 to pedoes.
trying to find an apartment. They -are covered. Men in the for delivering urgently needed sup- 2130 has a double interest in this After Midway they formed the
are temporarily located at 2046 fifth, sixth and seventh grades, plies to American troops on Guad- war. But first, Shienfeld is prob. nucleus of the reborn Torpedo
Oak St. I alcanal, and for the repairs made Squadron Eight. Within a few days
presently ineligible, have the option ably known to you as Hank Elliott
by her crew, after she had been they were on board another car-
of taking advantage of the for that. is the name which he
It Is "happy birthday" to Harold allowances in lieu of, but not in disabled' by Jap dive bombers, so rier en route to help storm, take

Rasumssen, AM2/C, of Shop 23, addition to, their regular allot- that the ship was restored to uses.At any rate Elliott's double interest and hold Guadalcanal.The .
from all his friends. 'During 'chow' ments for dependents' quarters combat status at a time when she in the war stems from the battle cry of the squadron

time he was surprised with a cake, *-gi might have been given up for lost. fact that on 1 May, 1921, he first throughout the Solomons" cam-
a few 'nutzy' presents, including a The British destroyer, HMS saw the light of day at Kiev, Rus- paign was "Attack! Its flyers repeatedly
'bubble set,' and many good wishes Commercial Bulletins Campbeltown, which served In the sia, that river bastion which for dove through curtains of
from his shipmates and fellow WASTED United States. Navy as the USS weeks has been the bone of con- anti-aircraft fire to drop their
workers. Number of candles on the Buchanan now lies in the harborat tention between the Nazis and the bombs or torpedoes on the enemy j
Girl secretary for full time job with
cake? Well, everybody did get North American Accident Insurance Co. St. Nazaire, France, where she Reds. And of course, Hank is in at. close range. Between Aug*, 7,
pretty warm from their glow, and ldsh be. good typist but need not was expended in order to make this Uncle Sam's Navy. i and Nov. 17, when Torpedo Eight
each one wished, sincerely, 'many I have Preferably serviceman's German held submarine base use- Elliott graduated from high was decommissioned, the squadron
happy returns of the day." Bid6, Phone wife. 5-1300.312-13 Peninsular Life less. Loaded with five tons of explosives school and attended Boston Col- executed 40 attack missions-17

__ I FOR !SAI.K she was rammed into the. I lege for one year when he took a against enemy ship targets and 23
Miss Mary main dock gates and the explosive pre-legal course. He took a two- against ground targets. Fourteen i
"Baby" Chapmanpaid 1936 Oldsmobile 2 door s d8n. Mrs ships were hit with .
us a visit on Friday afternoon, Wilson, 1124 Goodwin St., Telephone cargo set oft year evening course at Emerson torpedoes--
having just returned from Fort 7-4270. -- College in Boston, devoting time one battleship, five heavy cruisers,
Knox, Kentucky. "Baby", a former --s to the study of radio announcing, four light cruisers, one destroyer,
Very Simple and aircraft
o member of the PRD-LB has been Until you drop bombs-Buy writing, and production.His one cargo ship two
t, making her home with her brother- Bonds. Guest (to host. in new home) : first radio Job was at WATN carriers. A heavy cruiser and a

I In-law and sister, Captain and Mrs. -- "Hello, old pal, how do you findit Watertown, as an announcer. light cruiser were bombed.
I ft here?" Today there Is a new Torpedo
Myron Prevatt. Within six months he became an-
They are leaving Invest In the future you're Host "Walk Squadron Eight. in operation. Following -
i shortly for California, where Cap- : right upstairs, and nouncer, musical editor, sports an-
fighting for- War Bonds then two. decommissioning of Lieut.
tain Prevatt will be stationed Buy doors to the left. nouncer and special events man.
: At this time Hank had five of Commander Larsen's squadron,

t We are sorry to say "goodbye"to his own shows on the air-and training of a new detachment was
\ Mrs. Joyce Scanlon, who is Air Station Unit Of Red Cross Is sponsored. However, it was a hard begun. It has gone to sea as Torpedo

leaving soon for her home in Detroit I grind at WATN, and the odl axiom Eight on another carrier.

Mich. Turning Out Surgical Dressings seemed to be working-when one --

first starts in radio they do more Were You There?
:Mrs. Mary "Nickie" Kosnicka and more for less and less, but as
left on Saturday for Miami, FlorIda To Meet Service RequirmentsIf time goes on they get to do less Efforts hate been made,
,, where she will spend her vaca- and less for more and more. without success to determine
I' tion. you ever imagined that a room full of women spells con- Elliott was to have been sports- whether or not any enlisted men

fusion, a visit to the Sunday School room, headquarters for caster for a nationally known of Torpedo! Eight are located on

Your writer attended the opening the Naval Air Station Unit of the Red Cross, will be an eye-; baseball broadcast, but when that this Station or at any of the
of the Jacksonville Women's Golf failed to work out he set sail for Auxiliary FieKK If any mem-
association and after eighteen opener. greener fields in his own "Bean her of Torpedo Eight H on
holes of golf-believes she should Quiet efficiency and painstaking work marks the surgical Town." Employed at WMEX in station or at the Au .

"stick to her typewriter." However dressings turned out by this cap- dressings. An enviable record and Boston, Hank worked as sports- Fields he should contact
it. was fun renewing old acquaintances able group of Service wives. Mrs. McFall hopes to maintain it. .caster, news announcer and special JAX Alit NEWS.
after a lay-off of overa :Meeting twice a week, on Tues- I Enthusiastic over the Unit's com- events man. In his spare time he ---- ---
;year. days and Fridays, more than forty petence, officers of the Duval tried his hand at radio acting.
volunteers are giving their time County Chapter, American Red He enlisted in the Navy 27 Oct., Reprints Of Fortune'sService
Lieutenant (jg) Charles R. Ince, and attention to this valuable Cross, in downtown Jacksonville, 1942, and reported for duty here
Assistant. Personnel Relations Officer branch of the Red Cross service. will visit. the Station tomorrow as inApril of '43. Articles Free

has furnished us with the Mrs. A. C. McFall, wife of Rear guests of Mrs. McFall. They will His chief ambition? To becomea NEW YORK, N. Y.--The October -
following information which will Admiral McFall, is the new chair- Inspect the workroom and discuss play by play announcer for the issue of Fortune Magazine
} be of great interest to all: man of the workroom, situated in plans for opening a second surgical League baseball clubs. contains three articles of special
"Personnel Relations Division is the Sunday School room which ad- dressing center on the Station, con- --- -- interest to men in the service: (1)

i conducting a Transportation sur- joins the Station's chapels. She is veniently located for wives who Soldiers, Jobs, and Peace, coveringthe
vey which, when completed, should assisted by Mrs. E. W. Litch, vice cannot reach the Sunday School Navy Prisoners Kill problems of demobilization, (2)

r jro far toward relieving the difficulties chairman; Mrs. E. E. Smith Mrs. room. Guard Aboard Train Troop Carrier Command, the story
caused by gas rationing George Sidenberg Jr., Mrs. W. B. If you are a Service wife who of the supply service, and (3) Into
among our Civilian Employees! Snook and others. has lazily put off joining the Nathaniel Anderson, a Navy the Jungle, a report from Burma I
Questionnaires arc being distributed AH types of bandages are made group, you are urgently invitedto chief watertender, was shot and of how Allied troops are beatingthe
which will be the basis for but currently the volunteers are do PO now. Remember the days killed on a speeding train near Japs in jungle fighting.
S transportation file and chart, working on two-by-two gauze are Tuesday, from nine in the Seattle last week in an escape by Fortune Magazine is sold on a
S showing the location of each em- sponges, so badly needed by hospitals morning until noon; Friday from two Navy prisoners being brought yearly subbsciiption only, at the
ployee and the meant used 'to pet and medical units. They re- nine until four in the afternoon. On from Portland. The seaman pris- special military rate of $6 per year
from his home to the Station. In quire patient hands and even a Fridays many of the volunteers oners leaped from the train but available to members of the armed
this way car-club information canto silent prayer as the small pads bring sandwiches and lunch picnic- were recaptured. They escaped by forces in the U. S. and abroad.
pooled and anyone desiring must be folded J to chart measure fashion. It is a pleasant place' to slipping the chief's revolver from Individual copies are not ,
transportation or riders from any ment. The group's quota is 2600, chat with old friends and meet new his holster while he was' asleep. able, but reprints of any ava.
locality to the Station will be able of which neatly a thousand have ones! They were discovered as they above articles will be sent

to Mi the desired information by been completed.Last The only requirement is that you walked into the next car and the charge on request Fortune, Mag-
,, erlog the Person**! Relation Di- month 49 workers, putting wear a cotton dress or apron, anda Chief was killed in an exchangeof i azine, Rockefeller Center, New
'\4ia." to 403 hour, turned out 2603 white head covering. hots. York, N. Y. .

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October 21, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

.' 'Hold Tight' Is On Station I It" Men Get Basic Instruction In

Type Of Games Played Aboard

EntertainmentA Menu Tues. Carriers; They Feel At Home

lively USO Camp Show entitled
G "Hold Tight" will be presentedat Convinced that all the training in the world won't make a n

the Malnside Auditorium Tues- The Inquiring good sailor unless a man knows .how to get along with his

,i day Johnny night Hyman, the blackout shipmates and occupy himself aboard ship, Lt David R. 4

marvel, Helen Wall, acrobatic nov- Berry, Ground Training Officer at Cecil Field and hero of

eljst extraordinary, Bobby Hen- Reporter the war in the Pacific, has introduced shipboard games into

shaw globe trotting uke ace, Tom- QUESTIONS the Ground School program.
my Trent, veteran puppeteer, and
i I 1. Does the United States flag These games are known to every
the Don Baker Rhythmettes are Lt. Esders Wears .
? co-featured in the cast of "Hold QUESTION : What football have more red stripes than white veteran of an ocean cruise aboard

Tight." team do you believe will win stripes or more white stripes than a naval vessel-acey deucey, crib.

The Don Baker Rhythmettes star popular acclaim as the 1913) red stripes DFC For GallantryIn bage, liar's dice and cameroon
five girls, Sally, Doris, Phyllis champs? 2. At Naval funerals there sur- JI
With the rise of aviation as an
vives an ancient symbolism of
Rose and Arlene, a harmony quin-
tette. The out and ANSWERS : traditional and religious signifi- integral part of seagoing warfare,
w// girls can swing Solomon Area
they give out with jive according REUBEN (Sonny) BURKE cance. The reversal of rank and pilots and other flying men and
..4 to advance notices Y3c: "There's only one answer: Naval funerals is an acknowledgment their ground crews have taken up

Trent Is well known for his mod- the team from South Bend, Ind., I' that at death all men are Presentation Is Made the Navy games.
ernization of Punch and Judy. The Notre Dame! As long as they go equal. True or false ? Th* first paragraph of thin ,

veteran puppeteer has appeared in like they've been going, nothingcan I 3. What foreign country was the By Commandant Flyer story should not be allowed to I,
stage fchows of numerous theatrical stop them. Whoin'ell Is thereto first to train armed parachutists? ; give the wrong Impression. The "

", circuits and combines a remarkable beat 'em?" I 4. If nursery rhymes were news- Finds October Lucky Ground School at Cecil Field
\ skill of manipulation ALFRED LONG Sic: "Who I paper stories, one of them might Naval Auxiliary Air Station that

:" with a keen sense' of humor. cares? National championships area carry this headline. Do you recog- Lieut (j j.g.) Wilhelm G. Esders, comes! under the Jacksonville

,I' Henshaw is called the !"Gulliver myth and all football, in fact, nize the thyme? USN, hero of the battle of Midway, command, Is devoting Itself 100 'I

or the Uke." Before the last war all sports are a joke this year.I'm AKCIinil'S CONFESSION holder of the Navy Cross, and one per cent to training for the> cold
Q he entertained all over England, more concerned about how \' MURDER:: blooded business of war.
Ireland, South Africa and India Gen Clark's Fifth Army runs I 5. The Yanks beat the Cards, of the three survivors of famous The games, however, are being

And Germany. He taught the Duke through the Nazi lines and how four games to one, in the 1943 Torpedo Squadron Eight now at- taught to air gunners in spare !

, 'of Windsor how to play the uke our Fleet is faring in the Pacific : World series Can you name the tached to this Station, was Satur- moments In their own ready room,
when he was working for BBC than I am about any games.Theie's : winning Yankee: pitchers? day awarded the Distinguished recently installed in a Cecil Field

y. He recently returned from touring a war" going on, or ha'en'tyou 6. Today we're fighting the Axis, Flying Cross for gallantry in action hangar to give them a place of inside 1
. bases in Australia. heard? i but what was the four enemy against the enemy in the Brit- recreation and to keep them
t Hyman Is one of the original of PVT. A. A. CULLEN, Jr. : powers called in the first World ish Solomon Islands area. The from "feeling at a loose end" as 1
the marvel mentalist performers. "Notre Dame! They have 10 of War? presentation was made by Captain Lieut Berry described it. veteran ,
His mind works at breakneck last year's 11 starters back and I 7. Can an airplane fly lower Arthur Gavin, Commandant, at the battle trained chief is now the instructor j

speed doing lightning fast calcu- they have more good replacements I than a submarine can dive? Explain conclusion of inspection of personnel in acey deucey, cribbageand
lations and amazing things with than any other team. Too, they so we're sure you're not in squadron VTB3, to which other games. ;'

words, which he flashes on his have three potential All-Amerlcan" guessing. Lieut. Esders is now attached."On As for the pilots themselves. Lt.

blackboard from current and topical aces in the backfield. 8. How many Fleets does the the afternoon of October 4, Berry hopes that a spare hour will

items suggested to him by CLIFFORD LEE. AMM3c: Navy have at present? 1942," reads the citation, "Radio be found, sooner or later, in whichto
the audience. He makes the black- "Pennsylvania is good I 9. Farmer Tallman went to mar- Electrician Esders took off from have officers with sea experi-
board a veritable board of magic. EUGENE COBB RM3c: The ,I kekt with a wagon load of Berk- Guadalcanal in a flight of four ence act as game instructors.
Miss Wall provides the novelty winner of the November 6 game shires and Yorkshires. What did torpedo bombers. One heavy "The Idea Is to teach the men
between and Notre
act for the troupe. The youthful Army Dame Farmer Tallman have to sell ? cruiser and three destroyers had how to relax aboard t ship! Lt.
will win the 1943 title, I think. 10. The last letter of four states
Pawtucket R. I., maiden performs been sighted by our scouts pro- Berry t'xplalned.i'They live 1
difficult feats of balancing with Notre Dame is tough all right, ends with an "e." Can you name ceeding towards Guadalcanal."At closely together, and they know '
but Notre Dame has a mighty
charm, eclat and much gusto. tough schedule too and Army maybe them? dusk contact with the en- they must get along well if they
--- -- "to ANSWERS emy was made, but due to poor are to lead a pleasant life. We
the team upset 'em and go ( ARE PRINTEDON
visibility the scout bombers which can give them the best of trainIng -
crown. PAGE
on to grab the 8)
Pensacola LeadsJacksonville PFC LOU MONDELLI: "Notre ---', were in our attack group were unable for their naval duties, and
Dame. They undoubtedly have the to dive. Despite the poor visi- :jet It would take in some cases
In best They have overwhelming bility and the very heavy gunfire months for them to learn the
and deception Disabled GFsGet from the ships under attack, as routine of life on a carrier, to
Bond ParadeNaval power insteadof well as from three other destroyerstwo master the games and to feel at
War And they play as one team
as 11 individual players." miles away, our torpedo planes home. This way, we hope they
pressed home the attack will feel well at home
pretty on
Post WarEmployment
Air Stations, for the sixth BURTON MAXEY. S2c: "Navy,
hits and a probable third carrier after short
on a just a
consecutive month, led all naval Army, Notre Dame, Penn, Califor- the heavy cruiser. time."
activities in the War Bond sale nia, Purdue, are all good. It's not
"Again on October :5, 1942, Ra-
Aid Lt. Berry isn't concerned with
program during September with that I don't like the Navy, but I
dio Electrician Esders took off
civilian can't h, but believe is the athletic program of carriers
94.6 per cent of their em- lp Army going ,
from Guadalcanal to attack
19.6 cent of to torpedo the Middies, as an en- because the men of the ground
ployes Investing per '
Hf ( .IIII' Sp paper S>er,lr* emy ammunition dump at Cape
their payroll, acocrdlng to an announcement usual and 'wind up No. 1 this school already are taking part in j
by the Coordinator for year." Worthy disabled servicemen who Esperance. Lights were sighted on some of the sports that are played ,

War Bonds. For the Navy as a PVT. SALVADORE MANEN- cannot pursue their prewar pro- the beach and immediately bombs at sea, such as badminton and '

whole, 91.2 per cent of the civilian DEZ: "From the Halls of Montezuma fession as result of injuries suf- were released, causing terrific volleyball, and hand-to-hand com-
fered in the line of explosion. While retiring from this bat If want to call that 1
personnel invested 14.2 per cent of to Purdue. The Boilermakers duty may receive you a '
attack under gunfire, the
the total payroll in bonds. have a whale of a team and a I training for post war Jobs plane sport.
Pensacola Naval Air Station great power runner in a Marine under the Veterans' Vocational Rehabilitation crashed in the water. This game business is only one ,

; paced all others In the efficiency by the name of Tony Butkovich.That's Act which was passedby At the battle of Midway. Lieut. of the many innovations in train- ,
index during September with 190.0, why I think it'll be Purdue." I Congress last March. Esders participated in a torpedo ing introduced by Lt. Berry. f
plane attack on Japanese naval
As a result of the vet-
Jacksonville Naval Air Station fin- KEN KELLER, S2c: "Notre program
forces in the face of anti-
second with an efficiency Dame. They make the T formation : erans who wear the scars of war
ished aircraft fire and overwhelming came up from the ranks, having
click Frank has may come back to a better Job
reading of 175.4. Leahy into the Navy as an
fighter opposition. Observing his gone apprentice -
than the left behind.
A new record for Navy person- about the only team that can real one they squadron commander crash he seaman Oct. 16, 1934. 1
nel was set in September when total ly play off the T this season; and Under the Act certain veterans
took the lead of the squadron and He attended Central High Schoolin
have all for
to $30,477,763( have may expenses paid
passing blockingand
I! sales amounted they good
continued with heroic determination St. Joseph before going into the
training in a in-
of profession or an
exceeding those any previous kicking. dustrial to press home the attack be- Navy, and won his wings at Pen-
or farming
WELLS PhM2c "How job.
month since the Navy Bond pro- FRANK :
yond the point where it became sacola in January of 1938 after ,
in October, about Minnesota*" Suppose you drove a truck be-
gram was inaugurated definitely apparent that to starting his flight training April .
high mark was MURL COUCHMAN, AM3c: "I'd fore the war. An injury sufferedin
1911 The previous
out his mission successfully, loss 1, 1937.
the line of duty makes it im-
set In July, 1943 when purchases like to see University of South-
of life would ensue. His wife is the former Miss 1
possible for to this
California win it. If U.S.C. you resume
amounted to 27783065.: ern beats of the Pacific this type of work, so the Government In so doing, he enabled the Louise Cary of Pensacola, and they
= -- week, they'll have a chance to decides what your other capabilities squadron to reach its objective and are at present residing in Jackson-
are, sends to school which score several hits on enemy air- ville. '
Japs Are Tough To whip Notre KENNEDY Dame. ). develops them. craft carriers. Public Relations Officer,

WAVE PAT "Notre Dame, has SpT)3c a durn There are four conditions you Born at St. Joseph, Mo., Oct. 11, U. S. Naval Air Station,
: 1914, Lieut. Esders Is a man who Jacksonville, Florida.
must meet before become
good chance University of Southern you may
Lick In PacificIn eligible for this First ---- --
California is a close second. training. you .
Those schools cater to corn fed must have been In the active military Know Your Planes Gunners!
case you're one of those who huskies and they have big men or naval service any time ,
labors under the Impression that But like a horse race you never after Dec. 6, 1941 and during the
the war in the Pacific !is about know what to expect in football. present war. Second, you must
won you might listen to the wordsof There's always a chance a long have an honorable discharge.
Lieut. Charles J. Bates, survivorof shot will come in." Third, you must have a disability
one of the war's grimmest ordeals --\.<- incurred or aggravated by the
who was serving as torpedo sen'ice. Fourth, you must be in

officer on the destroyer Meredith I 5,000 WACS Are Given need of vocational rehabilitationto
when the ship was sunk by Jap overcome the handicap of your

planes off the Solomons in October, Honorable Discharge disability.Now .

1912. "The Japs are not afraid toO suppose you received an i
expend their equipment," he said. WASHINGTON, D. C.-With injury that entitles you to the regular "
:::: "If they think it will take 10 shipsto conversion of the Women's Army disability pension paid by the i
accomplish a mission they will Auxiliary Corps into the Wom- Government but doesn't preventyou ,
send twice as many. If they decide en's Army Corps a component of from doing the job you did be- :
they will need 20 planes to gain the Army one quarter of the wom- fore you went Into service. In that I J
en objective they will send 100. en enrolled in the auxiliary quit case, you are not entitled to vocational r fs p*

Only by giving our men an overwhelming the WACS, the War Department rehabilitation.
superiority of weapons announced. If you are eligible for training, j j"j

and supplies can we hope to crush A total of 343 officers and 14,607 you will get an early opportunity
Jap recklessness and tenacity enlisted women did not sign up to learn a new trade and you'll be
without fearful loss of American for the WACS and received hon- paid while learning it. Unmarriedmen
lives." orable discharges The law pro- will receive $30 a month; :,
Stories of Japanese cruelty, vided that all the WACS had to married men will get $90 a month
some confirmed and some unconfirmed re-enlist when they were acceptedas and $5 a month additional for each ";

J have been numerous, but part of the regular Army.Hero's child. There is also an allowanceof

none can doubt the picture paintedby $10 a month for each dependant Not at No. 11 It's the Army Air Fire at No. 2! It's the Jap Mil- .,

Lieut. Bates who says, "I saw parent. Force "Marauder," the Martin subishi OB-Ol, a mid-wing, twin- :
six more planes coming in to strafeus Mother Joins SPARS When you have finished your B-26. This high-wing, medium engine, medium bomber. It has gun ',:
(on our life raft), and I slippedoff WASHINGTONCNSMrs( training the Veterans' Administration bomber is powered by two radical turrets on both sides of the deep,
the raft, holding onto a life- James Munro, whose son, Douglas, will try to place you in a job. engines. The nose of the cylindrical cylindrical fuselage and In the tail,
line, ducked into the water each lost his life while protecting 500 With the aid of the U. S. Employ- fuselage extends forward of the The wings are sharply tapered to

time they headed my way. The marines in a group of small boatson ment Service and other agencies engines. The tail projects beyond small rounded tips. Leading edges
Japs kept strafing us in the water. I a Guadalcanal beach is goingto you'll have a good chance of landIng the tapered tailplane. Both edges of tailplane tapers more than trail. F
.. For variety they would drop heavy carry on for him In the Coast In a spot you're fitted for- of the wings taper to rounded tips ing edge to rounded tips.
bombs among the clusters of our I Guard. Recently she accepted a fully rehabilitated and ready to

curvivors." commission in the SPARS. work Courtesy Harcourt nr* .- A To publishers Aircraft Spotters by Lester Ott. ;.

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The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the U. S. 'eNIPl,useo BY RU191ANe TO SHOOT DOWN i ';' %% 4 Q
Naval Air Station. Jacksonville. Florida, by the Public I6ERMANlI! >TCANADA Ivte -
Relation Office at no expense: to the government Copies
4. are b charge to enlisted and other Navalpersonnel
1 iedueeN t Air Station, the auxiliary air Capt. R. W. Shrum, (ChC), U.S.N.
I stations at Lee and Cecil Field, and the Naval Air Gun .
ner's School. Distribution Is also made to the Headquarters .. '
of the Naval Air Operational Training Command "Too Late"
and the Naval Air Technical Training Center.

The men of the Service sometimes get themselves
Rear Admiral Andrew C, McFall. USN In terrible messes. They come to the Chaplain, pre-'
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training
sent their problem, and ask for some way out I frequently .
Captain Arthur Gavin USN, say to them: "The trouble in this case Is ,
Commandant, that you have come to me too late. You should have '
Jacksonville Naval Air Station
sought my advice before you went out and did this

Captain John J. Malley (MC), USN, thing, not after it has been done". .
Commanding Officer V
V. S. Naval Hospital The other day I received the following letter It
is a splendid testimony to the truthfulness of the
Commander Commanding Edward E.Officer Dolecek USN, above statement, It is also evidence of the fact that

Naval Air Gunner's School N ALSOLEND-LEASiN6 WAR 4r+rAi.7r+f r many men learn too late the value of the precious
MATERIALS TO THE UNITED ? position they have In being honorably enrolled in
Ueut Col. Chester L. Gawne USMC (Ret),
MUTUAI\ the service of their
NATIONS! country.
Commanding Officer, UNDER HER __ -
Marine Barracks AID PROGRAM.SHE ENDS MUNITIONS, s ti : While this young man, whom we
FOOD, WEAPONS TO ANY OP THE UNITED ;.l, will call Bluejacket "X", wasawaiting
CaptaIn Joseph! B. Lynch, A-VG), USNR, r '
BCD in the
a brig
Commanding Officer NATIONS MOST IN NEED OF THEM\\f
Naval Air Technical Training Center left his birth certificate with us 4;

Lieut. Col. Commanding William T. Evans.Officer USMC (Ret), kc: -jj-.i "4>* AFTER NEW FISH! MORE THAN too BELGIAN f been for safekeeping.discharged and After was he settledon had D>

Marine Aviation Detachment \ Y ,f FISHING CRAFT WHICH ESCAPED TME NAZIS HAVE BEEN the outside, he wrote requesting -
,%. 'i.) fr, CONVERTED INTO MINE'SWEEPERS TO KELP THE BRITISH that we send the birth certificate -
p Commander Commanding William H Ashford Officer Jr., USN, NAVY KEEP THE LIFE LINES OPEN FOR THE UNITED NATIONS! Following is his letter of
Naval Auxiliary Afr Station Green Cove Spring appreciation."Dear .
Chaplain: _
Commander William O Burch, USN, p Received the birth certificate
Naval Auxiliary Air Stalton, Cecil Field today which I requested and your
letter of appreciation. I thank
The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service Capt. Shrum you from the bottom of my heart
: -
material of credited matter piohlhliedwithout for the certificate
Recubllcallon and for kind letter
pei CNS; War Department, 205 E. your men- .
42nd St., N. Y. tioned above,
I am sorry that I got out of the Uavy with a Bad

Conduct Discharge. You see. Sir, I loved the Navy
Thanks Mates My OpinionLetters and I intended to make a career out of it and spend'

my entire life in the Ser\ice. I would give anything
The Pin-Up Contest is over and judgingby ., if I could get back in the Navy.
the number of votes that were received it From Our Readers Things Just began to go wrong all of a sudden .

can be safely be called a success. and I found myself with a BCDa civilian. This,
---- ------ I regret much. I have been told
very by a coupleof
1 For some of :you, who gave your support to I Sp's In Uniform? having heart to replace their loss. sailors that I can re-enlist in the Navy six

j other stars than the winner, the results may To The Editor: They thought no cat ever could months after the date of my discharge .

not be gratifying. But remember that the Recent announcements in the but, then came Julius. 1 teas only fifteen years old when 1 enlisted and

voting was democratic and the final tabula Plan of the Day have warned us Julius, as nondescript and hun- thing were a little difficult for me. But, I managed
all again and again to observe to i I gry-looking a cat as Andersonever okay up until the last three months Incas there. '1 .
tions that the
conclusively prove majorityof the fullest extent, all Uniform hoped to be, has so completely had a very bad habit of going A.IV.O.L.; just when I
the men voting on the station prefer Miss Regulations, particularly those per filled the gap in the boys' af- took a notion to, and now 1 see just what a big fool
Joan Leslie to any other. None of us can always tinent to the Naval Air Station. : fection that they now wonder how I was to do a crazy thing like that A woman was

have what we want and when we want The result can be easily seen I they did without the newcomer so really my downfall, Sir. If 1 hadn't met her I
it. as choke-neck neckerchiefs are resuming I long.Not wouldn't have done these till"!}.!. If only I could I
their regulation position, only has the new addition get another chance to prove to tile Navy that 1 a>n a !
While it is true that the combined votes of hats are slightly more square, and ,! to the Directory's personnel provedto good man, I would do anything, and 1 would try to J a
the second and third place winners exceed the crimped-"wlng" are gone from be much more affectionate than make up for the wrong things, 1 have done to cause '

those of the winner, Miss Leslie has enoughof the hats. All these regulations are other mascots, but is paying its I so much trouble both to the government and myself n
for uniformity in dress, which own way as well. Heretofore, the 1 would love to be in a Bluejacket's uniform, fighting ,
lead to justify her being named the Air
a felines that managed to become for Sir! Believe
makes for a more "shipshape"unit my] country me, I'm not trying ,
Station's "Favorite Pin-Up Girl." We could and consequently: a more dis ; part of the Directory's Ships Com to fool anyone! 1 mean it. ,
run a final vote on the three leaders but that ciplined group. These things we pany had to be fed, practically by I am seventeen years old and I have two years and !
would only take more time but also valuable can understand.But hand, and some of the Naval Per- a couple weeks experience In the Navy. At one time '
sonnel kicked quite vehemently because I was a third class Petty Officer. I was busted for. '
space in our paper. There are many other there is one remaining sin the poor cat ate better than being ten hours and five minutes A.W.O.L. I Jumped

items which we have'been unable to use the to be banished. At Boot Camp, on they did at some, meals! But suchis ship one night to see my girl friend, but It wasn't I
in the Seaman Guard and
past few weeks because of the excessive duty Parade, nowhere not the case with Julius. Beinga worth it, Sir. When I got busted I got disgusted and
on except
per model of economic self sufficiency let it get the best of me.
space! required by the Pin-Up Contest.So haps on the Jacksonville Shore
he has practically strippedthe Surely, Sir you could use a fellow like me. I t
the contest is over.'e want to ex- Patrol, does one see ballooned- place of mice of all description.In must have a little good in me because I was a Petty
press our deepest gratitude and appreciationfor pants, puffed trousers hanging fact. Julius' ability at catch- Officer I went through the "Aviation Machinist '\
the of the SP's
the evcellent way in which all of you sup- sloppily over top that law ing mice has become a problem in I School" in Norfolk. Va. I have had experience in a '
leggings. Strange, our en-
> itself. Afraid of censure by the Patrol Squadron, Training and
a Fighter f
ported it.Ve could hardly have received a forcers should be
so grossly negligent -
OPA, the Directory boys had to Squadron. Also. I'\e been to the "Free Gunnery "
better indorsement of what we are trying to in their dress. I provide it with a. "Mouse Ration School" at Jacksonville, Fla. i

do for the men on this station-as much as CONFORMIST. I Igi Card" which is to ensure the sup When I have spent six months in civilian life,

possible give them the things that they wantto --. I ply will not exceed the demand. do you think I could re-enlist In the U. S. Navy? e

read. Julius, The Cat The OPA rules regarding this ra I[ would leave tomorrow if I thought I could get a '
Boning are somewhat involved, and back in again. I will assure ;you that I would be the
Thanks a lot, mates. And if you have any- Dear Editor: not sufficiently Interesting to go best sailor Uncle Sam has ever had. Believe me Sir, t
more suggestions, let's hear from :you. Because If you ever happen to be around into here but those who have seen I'm telling you the truth.

all we're trying to do is td put out a the Station Post Office and see a Julius will tell you of the much- Honestly, Sir, I'd do anything if I could get back
that will have in it the things cat you will be looking at punched card hanging around his In the Navy. I have a job here, a pretty good one; f,
newspaper Julius. Those of you who have followed neck. but no job in the world is better and more Impor- -
you want most" And judging from the re- the station news for the past Because of the high regard the tant: than having a job fighting for your country. '
sponse, there seems to be no doubt about year will remember that the last Directory boys have for their new I didn't realize these things until too late Sir. P'r

how much you wanted a "Pin-Up Conte t." Post Office cat, Anderson by name, mascot, they are beseeching all Please let me know if there Is any way possible. ; ,
.- m\\ met an Inglorious death by comingout motorists to drive carefully when that I can re-enlist in the good old Navy! I don't :,
second best In an argument they pass the Post Office Building, mean Naval Reserve, Sir, I'd like to be a regular l ,,
Boxing TournamentThe with a four door sedan. For long as Julius seems to be equally as and forever, too! i, .
months the boys of the Post Office | vulnerable to a four door sedan as Respectfully, I .'
All-Station Boxing tournament begins Directory grieved In silence not i former cats have bE'en.-W J. B. I XXXX f

tonight. It will run for four weeks and will Well, think It over Sailor. ThU is one type of !I Iregret :
you never need to have. Take a lesson from !:
include eight bouts every Thursday night. lirccSalty =es man who learned too late.'a '
This boxing tournament deserves our sup- I r "
port. Not because a few ex-professionals are Humor From Here And There I - :
From '
competing in it but because it is giving many Other Papers I M

novices the opportunity to participate. In I No Wonder I French and finally found that the _

truth, that is the purpose of the tournamentto I "Did you get home all right last Germans only wanted to cross the WAVES Go To Sea. "
I river too. "So them '
we paddled
night, sir? said the street car
encourage the inexperienced boxers to conductor to one of his regular I across," said one of the Scotsmen Ten.NATC WAVES are going to sea to see what ;0' {, ;

take a more active interest in the art of self- passengers."Of later, "and charged them five they: can see but about .all the sea they'll sees :
'defense. course. Why do you ask?" francs each for the trip" Corpus Christi Bay Beginning 3 October and ".1 7

We think the whole idea sound and in "Well, when you got up and gave each Sunday thereafter, weather permitting, the /ys,
tradition of your peat to the lady last night, Remember I first 10 WAVES, to make reservations each week ; I,
keeping with the Navy keepingits you were the only two people in Don't worry if your job is small with Ens. J. "'. Berssenburg will be accepted for I <
men fit. Those of us who are not one the car." And your rewards are few; the boating trlp.--DEAM, NATC Corpus Christi.!
of the contestants can help to make it a Remember that the mighty oak -- Iv

success by turning out tonight to see the Some Definition Was once a nut like you. Has Septulets >;

first eight bouts on the program. You will Teacher: "Can you tell me the
Stork visits Barracks 52 .
Proud Mother Mouse "Ii.\ '
difference between a stoic and a Truly"Here's
not only help to push a worthy cause but 1"Pupil this week give birth to seven baby mice In the locker m

provide an inexpensive form of entertainment cynic : "A stoic is what brings a letter from your wife of George Lovejoy The mother and babies were ,
saying are the father of ten-
you a
kept warm for the first few
hours tor-
by Lovejoy's im
for yourself. babies and a cynic in where you ."
rid love letters Mamma
wash 'em." .'Doesboy. Mouse is still free but
.yl anything else?
say her babies have become war casualties.-BULL If re
Aberdeen Proving Grounds Md.-(CNS--A basketball "That's all, except at the end of HORN, NATTC, Norman, Okla,
game among some officers was waxing hot Good Deal the letter she says, 'truly yours' 'i-:

and heavy here recently. Toward the end of a very Two Scots', taken prisoners when Surprise -4 l .,..
hectic period, the referee-an enlisted man--blew his France fell, escaped' and made Beet jI
yhletle loudly and brought the play to a atop. their way toward the Spanish bor- Marine: "I'd like to get abroad Biggest surprise of het Navy career, to WAVE ..s:*'I
"One more trick like that," he bellowed at one der. They were about to row across' for a year or two after this war's Kathryn Frey, RM3c was the arrival of her brother. .. ; :: ;,'
fit the players, "and I'll throw you out of the game a river when two Germans stopped over." ]RobFrey, ART2c, at NAS, Seattle, to report .,
SIR!'-The Pelican, Naval Air Station, New Orleans, them. They thought their number Marine Pal: "Take my advice J for duty. They both are now serving on board.- +
La. was up but stalled in broken and marry one for keeps," :SAND POINT STATIC, NAS, Seattle '

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October 21 1943



) y J? NAS Pin-Up Girl ,Gene Tierney Drops To 4th ; .

\..-"' &; I Lana Turner Cops Fifth \

r ,: <.\.. i Continued From rael Ono

i were cast for other stars and you will find them in the "Con.I '

Steve Kalagian, Y2c I test Tabulations"! near the bottom of this page. ,,
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An Aviation Radioman third *b The second ana third place win I --
Lieutenant who
class who in attached to the VTB : ners, who for a time threatenedto young workedhis
heart out for Olivia De Havl
Squadron likes to write letters. *: cop the Pin-Up crown, received land. He knows her personallyand
when it comes to them
But mailing
great support from all departmentsand thought the contest wouldbe
he is not so sure.
Here's what happened to him. units on the station. Betty one way of getting her down
here. lie hasn't seen her for
He passed the corner of Ballard I Grable, who incidentally Is expecting more than two 3 ears.

and Saratoga every day and more v ;, } the stork, jumped In first place

often than not he had a letter or I ; for a time but continued heavy Most of the WAVES were noncommittal .
two to be mailed, either his own : about the
balloting for Joan Leslie soon contest except
or his shipmates. He didn't want that they didn't want Lana
to walk all the way to the post. I + pushed Miss Grable into second Turner or Gene Tierney to win.

office, so he looked around for a place where she remained until But they never expected that Joan ....

mail box.Tbt're. rc the end :Miss Sheridan kept corning Leslie would.
on the corner of Sara closer and closer to first place ---

toga and Mallard was a wood..nQ but never did quite make it because Our gratitude also goes to the
\ with a slot on It. It lookedse I of the obvious strong sup boys who handle the mail. They

enough to be a mall box port that :Miss Leslie was receiv were the ones who had to carry
our Aviation Radioman friend the thousand of votes which you
dropped his letters In there. Several ing.The Main Station Personnel office sent in.

weeks! went by and he got which started out by supportIng -

nn answer to his letters. He Alice Faye and then shiftedto One of the surprises! of the

couldn't imagine what had hap Betty Hutton managed to place contest, was Hotly Lamarr. She
pened. 80 he sat down and wrote both of their candidates in the was expected: to receive many

a few more letters. As he was first ten. The Senior B. O. Q. I more votes that she, did, especially
about to put his letters In the worked hard to push Olivia De after that picture on the

Mime wooden box a yeoman Haviland as the Air Station's Favorite sofa "a )|>eared In last week's

walked by and Informed him that ', "\ Pin-Up Girl but could not edition nut it seems' as If the
what he was putting his letters' ,0 boys here don't like them sultry
,"i with the overwhelming sup
Into not mall box but
was but
a Lana Just an average
port of Joan Leslie. Turner
something entirely different.Of :' received much of her backing from American girl which Joan Leslieseems .
f to be .
And that, mates,
the Junior B. O. Q. and the Ma-
course, that made everythingclear chine Gun Range. Behind Gene Is a good sign
and the ARM
rushed to the
Gene Tierney who looked like the
Yard Office where he Lynn Bart showed
asked Lieut. a surprising
winner until the last four days of
Comdr. Edgar Suratt to please get the contest, were the Beach Crew, amount of strength. For a gal y'oudon't
his letters out of that "woodenbox. I hear so very much about
VO-VCS well
Squadron as as many
." Commander Suratt complied other individual admirers. The Na- (but should I, 318 votes is good inanybody's

with the request but with this val Air Gunners School Personnel league.

warning: That box, and other Office voted overwhelmingly for

boxes like it, are not mail boxes Joan Leslie as did PBY Sqd. No. 1 You may have forgotten but during
but wooden boxes the, first week
surrounding and VPB21. Squadron VPB-1 sent Maureen O'Harn
air raid led all the
amplifiers. contestants with 20
in more than 150 votes for Ann
ThE-yare not Ito be recognized i Sheridan while the Post Office Directory votes. Quite a change in the finals
as a receptacle for disposing of did all they could to stuff when Joan Leslie won with 1,037.

letters So, mates you'd betterbe the ballot box for Betty Grable.
Among the to
sure its a mail box next time But the contest is And many receive .
Here is a more fetching shot of Joan Leslie which we saved in our I over now. votes was Bob Hope, who we feelsure
you drop your letters anywhere. files just in case she did win the Pin-Up Contest. After looking this : there seems to be little doubt anymore will be glad to know he

over you might agree that it wasn't such a bad Idea selecting her as I than Joan Leslie, Warner has one lone supporter on the
MYSTERY OF THE WEEK our "Favorite Pin-Up Girl" Brothers Star, is first in the hearts station, a* his "Favorite Pln-Up
Who is the "Candy Girl"' who, te- --- of the men at the Jacksonville Naval Girl." x
etivcd two votes in the "Pin-Uf Air Station while Betty Grable
Contest f First correct answei FINAL CONTEST and Ann Sheridan are second and

will receive one candy bar. third, respectively "Our

This could be another mystery.

Who stuffed the ballot box with Navy Radio ProgramsThe

10 votes for Joanne Irwin ? And LESLIE . . . . . ,1,067
who Is Joanne Irwin ? The last w following radio programswill
heard she was a civilian employein Betty Grable ..........................................................-.-......-.... 728 be broadcast by Jacksonville

the NAS mailing room. Ann Sheridan ..........................................__.....'..................... 710 stations from the Naval Air

I Gene Tierney .._................................._..........._......-......._... ;561I Station:

Speaking of voting a lone vote I Lana Turner .................:l....._._.._............._.............._......... .">::19} FridayVJAX (2100-3130) Girl"w
was cast for Susie Snyder. She'sthe Naval, Air Technical Training
yoeman in the Personnel office Olivia i De Haviland i ................._...., _................................. 531 Center auditorium, X a v y

who used to be a Powers model. Betty Hutton .._....................................._................:.......... 449 "'''ags."

Paulette Goddard ................................_.....:......................... 408 TuesdayVJIIP (2100-2130)( !
IIrr OF THE \VEEK-Tlie Naval Air Technical
Lynn Bari .._................................_...................._.._..._...._.... 318 Training II I
petty officer who kept Insisting Center auditorium "'Ings Over .
practically throughout the entire Alice Faye .._........................._.......:............?............._...... 302 America" with the Commandants j jt

contest that his wife was Hedy Lamarr ................................_.__............._............ 68 Band. t

the best! "Pln UI)" girl of all. Dorothy Laniour ..................._.................._.._..............;... ;59 WednesdayVPI>Q (1630- ;

vote For for that reason he refused to Maureen 0'II a ra .................................................................. 48 1700) All" Saints Chapel, "Navy.
body else but he. 1'eRpers.
wouldn't any write In the name of Julie Bishop .............................._.__............_.?._........_?.............,,. 13 -t.. t
his, wife either.It Glnny Simms ... ....._............. ........ .............n.> ... .M.......... ... 11 -
Nancy Worth ...:.:: : ......._............................................................, .,_ 9 .

seems that everybody the Gypsy Rose Lee :: ::.................. .......................... ..,. ... ..................,.. 8 CONTESTHIGHLIGHTS

station wants to become the on Carmen Miranda .. ......... ................................. ........................ .... 8

cal sailor" who wil lescort"typi Marjorie Reynolds l ...............................................*................................... 5

Pin-Up Girl Joan Leslie around our Rita Hayworth ........................................t......,..............................._......_ 4
the station. All will Marie McDonald ...........................................................................?......._ 4 Even the supporters of other I

please submit list applicants of Dona Drake ............................................:............................................"._ 3 stars will have to agree that Joan j I Ii
and the a line will your qualifications Ingrid Bergman ...................................................................................._ 3 i Leslie makes' a pretty good looking

the right. form to Dorothy Harrison .................................................................................... 3 'Pin-Up girl. i I

Hear Two 'otes-Ethel Waters Joan Fontaine, Faye Emerson, Greer Carson I More t'ofes -were: cast the lust' ,
there might be some pretty Ann Miller. Janet Blair Ann Rutherford
Shirley Temple, Margo
than in the entire three
good matches at the tournament four days ,
boxing One Vote-Sonja Heine, Larraine Day Jane Russell, Susan Peters,
which opens tonight. Susan Hayward. Diana Barrymore, Andrews Sisters, Ann Shirley, Jean weeks preceedhig. Which all goes
Might be a good to kill to prove the old adage that people i
way an Arthur. Alexis Smith Rosalind Hussell. Ann Southern. Judy GailandZasu .
will wait until the last minute no j
evening. Pitts Claudette Colbert, Rosemary Lane Veronica Lake, Ann matter what, it ts.
Baxter. I
Advance. dope Indicates thatpost 4
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"' II The Iouppor-t-given the Pin-Up n
of the network programsill to Florida
used to tell us %(.J.), dedicate all or part of their and keep warm" where wereSunday Station Movies Content prove that men on the ,
this main !side will get behind something I
programs week and next to and Monday at the
the Navy In observance of Navy North I'ole? Afternoon I MAIN I'ITA1'fox-"rh'lIIn the HI- that appeals( to them. i j

Way which is on Oct. 27. movies for the men who work on inK sun" Manu. Tom :Neal; ', Oct. 22;
Constant \ Chat coyer, The Contest Editor and the en
the night shift are continuing :loan Kontalue, I'hi.t.;: 24 ; "Ilei to tire staff of the Jax Air News'','
According to "Our Navy" a new As "
very successfully you Hold. Deanna Hurbln. Joseph Cot- wishes to its deepest 1
experimental type of uniform for probably know Louie Armstrong ten, Oct. 25; "The Sky's the I.lmlt," express I
enlisted men has been created by and his orchestra will play at Kid Aytaiie Joan .runp'I'' iieorge for this cooperation. The
Appointment ,In lI* contest would have not been a success -
Captain D. C. D. Kirk, USN, com- the Ship's Dance on Saturday', Sanders, Margurlte Chapman Oil without the cooperation of the
manding officer of the Naval November 20 This Is supposed 2., I who read the Jax Air News I
I men
Clothing Depot in Brooklyn, it to be the beginning of a STtTRNT! OFFIOK11S AVPlTOn- I
million. We'll do
Thanks our :
must be approved by the Navy'sUniform which bands will II'M "Good Luck Mr. Yaten. Clair a
series In name : ;
Tior, KdKar Uuchanan. Oot 22 I darndest to get Joan Leslie down
Board before any further play for station dances and- 'Constant Nymph" ("hu. Boyer. here, and can bet last
steps can be taken on it.SMOKIESAccording. that Is all and thanks, telJoan, Fontaine Oct. 15; "Hern to you I
Hold," Deanna T>urMn. Joseph Cot sea bag that if it can be done
lows, for the fine support 'OU
I I we'll do it. :
to a gave the Pin-Up Contest .Fred!

WAVE she was mistreated by a we hope that we'll be able to M5E FIELD-T-ady of Burlesque," A seaman when offered a I This is another view of Joan .
woman clerk downtown because get Joan Leslie down here.' Barbara Stanwyik, Eddie: O'8hea, young
ballot 'in Service looked Leslie who came from behind in
over ,
abs wan In uniform Now it SMOKING LAMP'S OUT. ti.'t. 21.: "Passport to t u warren Ship's
William, Oct. It: "(I ds.Luck >lr.Vatm. the names very care/uHy. Thenicithout the Jax Air News Pin-Up Contest
can be told that the one man Clair Trevor, Edgar Burhannn -
{ batting an eye said' "Might I Ia.t to win a surprising victory. Only
campaign for Carmen Miranda Oct. 23 -Kchlncl the Idling Sun
as our "Pin.Up" Girl was conducted You Said It nn Margo, Tom: Neal\l. Oct. 24; "ConstantNymph. well vote for Joan Leslie She's two weeks ago she had only six

certain sports writerof ".'U take the dollar dinner ." Chas. Boyer, Joan"Fontaine. I from Detroit, too." votes Today she is the favoriteof
by a
Oct. 267: "Hern to Bold Oeann the whole station with 1,037
the Jar Air News his Initials I please.: urMn, Joseph Cot ten, Ott. 27; "Tt>
are Ed Walsh They "On white, or rye, lrf" Sky's> the J'lmlt," Oct U. Then, of course, there was the 'otes.

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Page Six JAX AIR NEWS October 21, 1943

; Golden Glove Champion Gets Ready !NAS FIGHTS GOONDocksFerries TONIGHTFast


1 \ and Main DispensaryOut BoutsExpected .0

''Iir. In Front In Touch Football RaceDocks

and Ferries in the American league and the Main In Tourney

Dispensary the National League have taken early season

L leads in touch. football with two wins against no defeats.
_.._ Ccntlnard Frm Pate One
UOCKS ana ferries scored us '------
wins over T 4, 12 to 0 and Seaman dance.
Bowling Alleys Are OpenThe
Guard, 6 to 0 In the first gameE When the last musical strain has

C. Coffman passed to Norris main Station bowling alleysare eddied out ocr the sound waves, a
Roberts for one touchdown and now daily from 1000 to
t open new music will fill the auditorium,
the other when H. G. Martin
came 1700 for informal bowling, it was
ran back an intercepted pass. In announced this week by the Welfare the music of leather smacking up
the latter contest Coffman passedto office. As soon as sufficientpin against the bodies of rival fighters.
Roberts who lateralled to Dutch boys can be obtained the alleys Fourteen fights in the novice division -
Holland and Holland went fifty will be open for play from will
commence. With the
yards to score 1000 to 2100. There are six alleys -
Main Dispensary earned both its on main station and all are rounds cut to a minute and a half

triumphs by 12 to 0 marks tally- located in the Ship's Service building each, the full fourteen scraps are
t and VTB R W
ing over Personnel .
to be
expected run off in the periodof
Scanlon passed 20 yards to K. J. ---":!.
rc Wright for the first score and 30 an
,'" f yards to O M Griffin for the FootballSouth for the fights
r. second in the game against Personnel nounced yesterday well-
Against VTB Scanlon passed Fred Gage will be
to Wright and to J. G, Kirk- Li ut. Howard P. Wallstrum and
land for touchdowns. Camp Le Jeune, 51; Fort Mon- Lt (jgl) Stanley Culp will serve as
judges. Chief Specialist Georgie
F Boathouse Is Winner loe. 0.
Abrams, leading contender for theworlds
In other games around the Charleston Coast Guard, 36;
middle weight title, will
Davidson, 0.Bainbridge.
leagues Boathouse beat Store
be referee, and Lt (Jg) Robert
NTS 26 Cuttiss
6 to 0 on a short pass from L. E. ;
Bay, 7.Camp. Stamperill announce the fights
STANDINGS Lee, 20; Cherry Point Ma- Approximately 2500 people can
rines, 0.Georgia. I be accommodated in the auditorium -

American" League W L Pre-flight, 54; Newber- The seating plan calls_ for

Docks Ferries .' 20 ryO,

Jimmy Wismer, AMM2c, of Assembly and Repair, pounds the big:: Recruit Center-/SC. 21VM 21 EastPennsylvania. Fighters Meet At 1830
bag in a workout for the Station boxing tournament which gets: under- 10
way tonight. Wismer, who has been in the Navy since '39, was the Hospital 1 1 74; Lakehurst, 6. lighters who have been
160 pound Southeastern Golden Glove champion in 1941 He won the Ships Store ... 11 Lafayette, 12; Willow Grove
Seaman Guard' 1 1 named for bouts tonight will
title at Atlanta. Watching him work out is Lt (jg) John Patrick, Main Gallf'Y' 0 2 NAS 0Navy.
officer in charge of boxing.RUP..WXY, T 4 01 14; Penn State, 6. meet Lt. (jg) John PatrickIn
AandR. 0 0 Coast Guard Academy, 7; RPI, 0. the main station audi
National r Sampson NTS, 47 Rome AS, 0.
.... t"agtlf'W ; torium at at 1830.
t *' -... ",'"'" '"" ., L ringside
** ,... ... Main Dispensary N2 0 Middle West
.. / A and R 10 reserved seats for officers bleach.
/ le VPB 2 (2) 10 Northwestern. 13. Great Lakes 0 ,
..' .- -- .. ri VO-VCS 11VTB Bunker Hill NAS, 13. Bowling er seats for recruits and all the
; :2 (1) .- 1 1 Green 12.Lawrence. other seats for enlisted personnel.

i 0 T1 Per!onnel 02 1 1 10; Notre Dame Na- Pairings in the fights tonightare
VTB 0 2 val ROTC, 6. : Harold Brady Seaman Guard
; Marine Barracks 0 0 vs Joe Lancaster, Recruit Center.
O and G. 00 SouthwestNorman 165 ibs; James Cononr, VTB 3 \s.

i ". t. Fox: to L, H. Brunson. Recruit Okla NAS, 20; Oklahoma Alva Hamilton, Recruit Center, 155
i ,'; --s ?' c::> t'f. Center Ships Company took a 12 A, and M, 0. Ibs; Larry Kremer, VPB 2(1) vs.
Andrews Howell, Recruit Center.
to verdict over the Boathouse.
By Edmund_Walsh, Y2'. ,;;. Shoemaker ran back a 65 yard Far West 155 Ibs. Warren Dufrene VPB 2
vs, Ken Robertson. Recruit Center ..
pass interception. Anastasio College of Pacific, 16; Del Monte
Many a solid right to the jaw has been landed in the main threw a five yard pass to Bishopfor Pre-flight, 7, ter 145 vs.Ibs Jack, Rubin Simpson.Hohn, Recruit Recruit Center Cen-

station auditorium but previously they've all been on the the winners' score and Boat- March Field, 7; San Diego ; and Thurston:Keltner Seaman
house tallied on a from Brun-
screen. Tonight, as the Station's first boxing tournament son who lateralled pass to Sebastianwho NTS* 0Camp. Guard vs Gerald Green, Recruit

gets underway, the whack of the leather against jaws and went 40 yards for six points -- Center, 145 Ibs.
T 1 two touchdown In the 135 pound class, Willie
mid-sections will be genuine. ran up a
margin over VTB winning 18 to 6. LeJeune Is Scaggs, Boathouse, is pitted
Boxing will highlight this Griffith scored three times for T 1 against Harold Snyder, Recruit
tory Smoker show, but here'll Vic-I I Fall Bowling Loop while VTB got Its marker on a Center; Ernest Brock, Seaman
entertainment of another sort ntlnnrd ,. Raiders Foe Sat.Idle Guard, meets Walter Sandborn, A
Billy Reed, Y2c, who did a pate and R, Thomas Young VTB, encounters
fine Job on the outdoor shows Is To Start 1 Nov.The : last Saturday after the rig- Cat Crowell, Seaman
going to get the fall series of orous encounter with North Carolina I Guard and Ritchie Mendoza, VPB
smokers started before going on familiar clatter of ten pins Navy Ball ClosesIn University the NATTC Air 2 (1) takes on Jess Watkins
tour of NAOT stations His pres- will soon be resounding in the main Raiders take to the rattlers again Boathouse. ,
ence along with the fine boxing station bowling alleys where a Fall this week as they journey to New Other pairings at 125 pounds
card insures a fine show. Bowling League is scheduled to get Three Way Tie River, N. C., where they clash have Lloyd Sawyer, VPB 2. (1) vs.
I underway about 1 Nov with the Camp LeJeune Marines Buck Pridgen, Recruit Center;
Commander Edward W. Ma- Sponsored by the Welfare department Saturday. I Otto Goolsby vs Jasper Joyner
ban welfare. officer, has the word and independent of the For NAS TitleNavy Camp LeJeune's 51 to 0 victoryover :both of Recruit Center; Robert Ve-
of Lew Fonseca director of pro- Commandant's Cup competition, Fort Monroe and the addition :Flaun vs William Miller, also Re-
motion for the American League I which begins about 1 Jan., the en- ball, the new Navy sport of new playing personnel has I crust Center battlers and Johnny
that the two reel film of the 19IS listed men's league will bowl on which was invented by Lieut. transformed the North Cnrolinans :McCann, Seaman Guard vs Edgar
World Series will be sent here Wednesday and Friday at 1700. Stephen Rudy, of the physical Continued On rate Sun :Neil, Recruit Center
for showing to the men of the Already six teams have signedup training department, wound up a -
Station.In to form one league and thereis banner season at the Station. It Was Cold But
his letter the former American an opportunity for another six Popularized here, the sport has They Played Anyway

League batting champ and teams to sign up and form another been added to the athletic curri- ,., --, .,.. -- .. .. .. '. .... .. .
one time baseball announcer said."lVe league if they will call U.e Welfare culum as part of the conditioning r
Hill be from three to four Dept at Ext. 498 Should a sec- programs at all pre-flight schools. '
week m the film laboratory ond league be formed there will be After 132 games played by 20 ,, '; '

working on the rutting, script, playoffs at the end of the season. teams in two leagues over a periodof ,,'::r,,', J
art work, narration, etc., before Ready for competition so far are seven vvekes, Seaman Guard,
this production has been com A and R. A and R Instrument Recruit Center and A and R < Y}v' '' ;.: k\SS. 1
pleted. Shop Personnel, Station Directory emerge as joint holders of the sta-
"When this work has been finished VO-VCS and another unnamed tion championship.
you have my word that team composed of players from various At the end of our first playoff
this particular film will be available Station units. these three teams were tied with I
for showing before the men President of the new league is six wins and one loss apiece. The
stationed at the United States James T Dellesandro, AKT2c, of three then went into another play-
Naval Air Station In Jacksonville VO-VCS. Secretary is Don Rolll, off played each other, all coming
Ylc, Personnel, and Treasurer is
Florida. out from this competition with one
Paul Moore AMM2c, A and R 'In- victory against one defeat
Three games stand out from all strument shop. Recruit Center defeated Serman $ Ya.
the rest In Saturday's football parade An award yet to be decided will Guard 2 to 1 when Gaspar Vaccaro
In them we pick Navy to be presented to the winning team. notched two goals while T. C.
defeat Georgia Tech, Michigan to --s3, Thompson was getting his team's .-.. & ..'
knock Mineaota out of the unbeaten lone tally A and R set back Re- '
class and Southern California Officers Ready To Start cruit Center 1 to 0 when J, C. .:.... G --ft \,. ;

to do the same to the College of Fall: Tennis TournamentFirst Salisbury tallied Seaman Guard I ... t J ,*"
,the Pacific A and R 1 to 0
got by on a goalin '
In the week's other headliners, round pairings in the of- the last two minutes of the : ( <, : '
we name Penn over Columbia, ficers' tennis tournament were announced game'by C. J. Schoeneman t,:" : ,} :. ,
J ,
:Army over Yale, Tulsa over Utah, yesterday by the physical "We had a fine year," com- ,: '" ,,' ;i>' ..' ,' ,_. y '
Notre Dame over Illinois, Northwestern training department. mented Lieut. Ruddy. "Our teams t iit .'* ;" ,, .... :. xo9
over Ohio State, Tulane Matches, all of which may be wanted to keep on playing but ,y 'I.
over Southern Methodist, Texas played off at the convenience of the changes in weather have made it
over Rice, Purdue over Iowa, players, pit Lieut. Elliot and Lt. unwise to continue Navy ball any
Louisiana State over Georgia Cor- (jg) Golembeske, Operations vs. longer this season. These three L;
nell over Colgate, California over Lieut. Brewton and Lieut. McDer- teams, which have tied for the ]

St. Mary's pre-flight, and Georgia mith, Public Works; Comdr. title, are so evenly matched that '......... ., ">,,, 'n.aL
pre-flight over North Carolina pre- Vaughn and Lieut. Comdr. Green- we havea fine climax to our season

flight. berg, Naval Hospital vs. Lieut. after all." Here's a scene from the action packed Navy Ball game which Recruit -
O'Keefe and a partner to be an- Each team will receive 12 and Center won 2 to 1 from Seaman Guard In the recent playoffs.
72,000 people have bought nounced, Commissary ; Lieut. one third points toward the Com- Seaman Guard, wearing black hats, Is defending the goal while
every available seat In YanKee Clarke and Lieut. Armstrong, Ord- mandant's cup and in addition a Recruit Center, wearing white hats, attempts to score Three teams

Continued On rage Sues Continued On Pare Seven plaque to symbolize its victory.. Recruit Center, Seaman: Guard and A and R tied for the chamPiOnShc

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I October 21, 1943 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

Welfare Officer and New Assistant Training 'OfficerCommanded Training Officer

Q Final

ts Corregidor FlightCapt.

Edgar Neale Here, > a

Replaces Capt. Erdmann; r

t Is A Veteran AviatorThe

i ;. *
American pilot who commanded
the last flight Into Corre

gidor, Manila Bay fortress beforeits
surrender to the Japanese, Is
j now on duty at this Station as
Training Officer of the Naval Air

Operational Training Command.He .
$ is Captain Edgar Tilghman

Y Neale, USN, 42-year-old veteranof I such historic engagements as
the battles of Macassar Straits and I
the Java Sea and the Buna campaign -
f in New Guinea. Precedinghim I

\ in the post of Training Officerwas I cq'

Captain William L. Erdmann;:: ,
\ now on temporary duty elsewhere

prior to assignment to sea duty

Captain Neale came here from F
r command of the Naval Air Stationat <

Squantum, Mass.
; \ '( .. In the Corregidor flight Capt I -

/ "" .... -', 1k1 Neale flew 1,500 pounds of medicines I

.''"/ ,?" .... and 2,000 pounds of AA
,- '-" 1 fuses through Japanese held territory I Captain Edgar Tilghman Neale USN veteran of many battles in

Into besieged Corregidor, the Southwest Pacific and the man who commanded the last flight

lrr and flew out 44 Army nurses' and into Corregidor, is the new Training Officer of the Naval Air Opera-
three civilian girls" Americans tional Training Command He succeeds Captain William L. Eidmann

who were taken to Australia and now on temporary duty elsewhere prior to assignment to sea duty.
J 74i ,. safety. In the Buna campaign
the Captain's two PT boats sank
Commander Edward W Mahan Station Welfare Officer checks three Jap landing barges In a Great Lakes Sailor Breaks

bowling scores with Lieut. Raymond T. Forsberg, who reported this night engagement In which the
week and who will be assistant welfare officer The officers had Americans fought with hand

passed approval on the recently opened alleys and stopped to bowl a grenades and depth charges as Situps Record With 4,001

line when the photographer happened by. well as machine guns!' and tor-
pedoes. -
The RunwayContinued Capt. Neale, who is single and Twenty-six situps is par for the
Lieut. Forsberg Is I physical fitness test.
resides in the Senior Bachelor Ot.ficers'
From Pact Six: MarineDetachment I Believe it or not, a Great Lakes
quarters on the Station, was
Ass't Stadium, New York for the 6 Sailor established a new world's
New Station born in Baltimore, Md., Oct. 5,
November game which will probably record last week by pulling his
1901. He attended Baltimore Poly- I
decide the national football Enjoys Picnic And shoulders from the floor and
technic Institute and entered the I I
Welfare Officer championship. Notre Dame and and touching knees and elbows for
U S. Naval Academy in 1920,
Army principals Involved, have the amazing total of 4,001 times.
graduating in 1924. He served I
Lieut. Raymond T. Forsberg, two games apiece before their aboard the USS Idaho until June, Big Outdoor Rally He is Metro Sturko, a former

USNR, reported to the f tation this meeting ..**| 1929, and the USS Asheville from I Cleveland, O, molder. Sturko recently -

'4 week to assume duties as assistant! Notre Dame plays Illinois on that time until April, 1930 Shifting I ground out 2,701 situps as
Saturday and Navy next "week to aviation, he won his wingsat More than 200 men and women | a regular part of his physical fit-
athletic and welfare officer lie while Army takes on Yale Sat- Pensacola in January, 1931, and from the Marine Barracks detach- ness test at Great Lakes, but Rob-
arrived here after a tour of duty urday and Penn the following served in Scouting Squadron 9, ment and Guard Company on ert Ripley listed the record as

outside the continental limits. week. attached to the USS Chester, from Mainside participated in a two-day 3,300 set by an aviation cadet.
Before receiving his Navy commission To arrive in Yankee stadium February, 1931, until June 1934. I picnic and outdoor rally Tuesday With 15 officers and 250 recruitsfor
o in Se 4. 1942, Lieut. Fors undefeated Notre Dame will From a tour of duty at the Na- I and Wednesday 13 and 14 October, a rather dubious audience,

berg was a recreation specialistfor have to win a tough battle witha val Air Station, Anacostia, D. C., I. under the palms and Florida sunshine I Sturko made good his promise to
the Federal Security Agencyin gallant Navy team led by Hal Capt. Neale was assigned to Bomb- on the banks of the St. raise the mark

Washlnrton, D. C. He had ex- Hamburg, spectacular passing ing Squadron Three, Fleet Air De- Johns, just behind the permanent I The test, at a rate that would

tensive work in the field organizing star and Army will have rough tachment, San Diego. In July, 1937, barracks. I make most men fold up in three
recreational facilities in towns going with unbeaten Penn the squadron joined the USS Sara- Divided into two units the port or four minutes, took the new

within the maneuver areas of the and starboard duty sections of .I champ only one hour and 56 minutes -
U. S. Army in Texas, Louisiana, The many volleyball and basketball each unit competed lustily for hon His back was raw and he
and New Mexico. courts which have been Captain Edgar T. Neale, ors. At preliminary competitions .lost five pounds during the ordeal.
Graduate of UtahA constructed by the physical train. USN, the American pilot who involving sack, spud foot, and relay -
30 old and has
I Sturko is
of the University of ing department are the work of commanded the last flight races, tug-of-ware, touch foot years
graduate mate from Corregidor before its ball and other contests, each win- never done any professional weight
Horace Stepp, carpenters' ,
Utah, he also holds a masters lifting or gym work. He developedhis
in Recreation and Com third class. Stepp, who handlesa surrender! to the Japanese ner was presented a package of
degree New hammer with as much skill as will be the guest on ""1nJ8 cigarets. At the day's end the strong stomach muscles work-
munity Organization from ing in the foundry and on a farm
Over America" over WJI1P grand prize winner was awardeda
does football is
Bertelli ,
Angelo a
He has taughtat
York University. during his vacations. The five foot
next October 26 at War Bond.r.t.
valuable Tuesday $25 .
of the department's most -
York's large recrea- one
one of New 2100. I Dave Chambers and Pvt. seven Clevelander also managed to
tionl centers and at New York enlisted men. The veteran of the Battle of Andy Currin were the fortunate do 70-80 chinups.

university. WING TIPS BluejacketBuist Macassar Straits and the I winners of the major awards Before Sturko came along':, the
In college, Lieut. Foreberg was! Warren, halfback on the Java Sea is now on duty at Tuesday' event winners were record at the Great Lakes Stationwas
football played
a star player. the Jacksonville Naval Air Butt Nolan \Volk an even 600.
Utah team which Great Lakes NTS team and for Seagraves,
quay on a Mountain title mer Tennessee grid star, is a I Station as Training Officer of Zagouras and FrieL Wednesday Murray Pechter hodls the record
won consecutive the Rocky brother of Lieut. Lynn Warren, the Naval Air Operational winners were Cullen, who copped for situps, also known as back-

three He also served years.for four yearsas I who starred on the 1941 Flier foot- Training Command three different contests, Gilbert, I levers, at this Station. Pechter, of

superintendent of recreation in I ball squad Lt. (jg) Bobby Fel Dory, Zagouras and Thibault.A Platoon 160, did 612

Salt Lake City ler is now on North Atlantic duty toga. The Captain was detached special "Lady Marine" spud --'-St nr
I Lieut. Comdr. Carl Stockholm from that duty in June, 1939 and race was won by Pfc Mary Hart
officer in charge of the Navy shore sent to the Naval Aircraft Factory who competed against Pfc Juanita
Raiders Play LeJeune Sat. I patrol in Chicago, is the same Carl Philadelphia, where he served Campbell, Pfc. Agnes Weise, Pfc Navy's Mars Prove

Stockholm who once was famousas until May, 1941. Geraldine Ludkte, and Pfc. Mary
Continued From rau Six: a six day bike rider Ensign Boland.
into one of the South's best serv- Borden Wyatt, All American end Just two months before assumed The two day competition ended Worth In FlightThe
Harbor, Captain
ice teams at Tennessee several seasons back, with the Guard and Barracks details -
Notre Dame Player Report is now at the Del :Monte, Calif. command of a patrol squadron winning an almost equal number
most of
Only last week four members of pre-flight school Cpl. Billy I which he served through of eventsRefreshments. huge Martin MARS, the
I the 1942 Notre Dame team joined Conn had his 26th birthday early the campaigns in the Philippinesand supplied by the Navy's largest transport plane, has

i the LeJeune playing squad They this month. Ohio State has Java. Ship's Commissary, with liquid refreshments completed a difficult endurance
are End George E Murphy, who just one military lend lease foot- For his part in the Corregidor to wash the solid food flight in which she stayed in the

piloted the 1942 Irish, Tackle Bob ball plajer He is Lee Cunningham, flight, Captain Neale was presented down, were consumed readily and air more than 32 hours, prior to
Neff, Center John Lanahan of 180 pound guard, who played'for the Silver Star Medal by General the- hungrily under the influence'of the acceptance by the Naval Transport -

Jacksonville, and Tackle Larry Michigan. The North-South I MacArthur. He Service also wears Medal picnic atmosphere, and after much Service for operation as an
Sullivan. American rugged exercise. Reports from the overseas cargo carrier
football game will be played as '
Ray Terrell, regular halfback. Fleet Clasp and the AsiaticPacific personnel of the detachment indicate
usual this year in Montgomery, Medal. Originally designed as a patrol
with the Air Station Fliers last Area Campaign that the party was a com
Alabama. aviation officer bomber, the MARS has been undergoing -
season! and Win Peace, reserve The Captain was plete success, and the current com structural and
quarterback are members of the --i- on the staff of Vice Admiral ment is, "when do we do it again?" changes and 4ests necessary engine for
LeJeune Terrell Is the regular Leary, comander of the Allied
squad. Docks Ferries DispensaryLead naval forces in the Southwest Pa- conversion to. service as a "woik
left halfback. ments and fighting spirit as commander horse" for ferrying large amounts
Touch Football
Dissatisfied with the strength at cific, at the time of the Corregidor
of the squadron. of supplies between the United
right halfback, Capt. Fred Frinkof Continued From 1'nre: "MX' flight.
The recently transferred train- States and outlying bases.
from Lancaster to McLaughlin Captain Erdmann, whom Cap-
the raiders has moved Tackle pass
officer first served the USS
succeeded is ing on With C. T. Robertson, civilian
Charley Fisher to wingback Fisher I tain Neale a graduateof
is big and powerful and should A and R tt>ok VPB into camp 18 the same Annapolis class as California after his graduation pilot, at the controls, the :MARS
... add to the offensive and defensive to 6. A. A. Ciaccia intercepted a that of his successor, 1924 Nativeof from Annapolis and then com- took off from the waters on Chesapeake -
Ind. Erd- pleted flight training at Penaacola Bay, near the Glenn L. Mar-
Byron Kalnin, Bill Short VPB pass and went 10 yards to Greensburg, Captain
power. extensive In 1928. Returning to sea in March tin Baltimore at 7:19 m
and Don Torgerson will furnishthe score. Chet Beers took a pass fromM. man is a veteran of plant : a ,
top tackle strength. Ramsay for the second: The aviation duty at sea. He recentlywas 1938, from a two year tour of 5 Oct., on what was to have beena
the of Merit duty in the Bureau of Aeronautics 28 hour endurance teat. When
Kalnin, who recently graduatedfrom third VPB 2 touchdown came on awarded Legion
Admiral Andrew Calhoun Captain Erdmann was in a patrol she finally came in for a landingat
aviation school, played a a wide end sweep by Joe Castel- by Hear
attached to the USS
of Naval. Air Opera- squadron 3:36: m. the following day
good against North lano, member of last year's Station McFall Chief p.
game I Teal. After that, he MW duty off
she had been in the air for 32
for -
Carolina and his kicking and all- football squad. E. J.. Jablonski tional Training, having commanded
that destroyed the Weat Coast and the North At- hours, 17 minutes, and still had
round play against LeJeune are pawed 40 yards to J. W Davis for a patrol squadron
lantic Coast until he to Jacksonville
came -
submarinesand enough in her tank for several -
worked the VPB 2 tally. four enemy gas
certain to be better as he has I
in the summer of 194:.
others. hours more The distance
three flying. -
himself into good shape VPB 2 hit the comeback train damaged
There is a strong likelihoodthat against Personnel in an 18 to 0 Previously, Captain Erdmann --'*--- she travelled on this endurance :

Gus Lctchaa will be out of the win. C. J. LaMtno scored on two had received a commendation from No Bet flight was In excess of 4440
game with a charley horse In that pass int.rc pUon.. Davis passed I an Atlantic Fleet tart force com- Mistress: "I'll bet you've been mile or equal to a non-stop trip
event, his place will be taken by to B. Kuinki for the lat touch mander for his leadership, per- petting my husband." I from Baltimore to Berlin or Bam-
Don Fortier down. iatence, high professional attain- Maid: "No ma'am. I <*-'n't ,->t. more to Honolulu

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i Operations LeadsIn I The Ladder Quiz Contest Inserts MayBe Those Jap "Zeroes" r*F<.L:

Up (questions. are printed on

Standings ForAdmiral's Advancements In RatingsAt Page 3)ANSWERS ObtainedFull Were Filmed Here -O ,, '\

Cup NAS JacksonvilleThe 1. More red S'en' red. and six from >page.\S Jacksonville Inserts! of scenes, run Latter Part '42

At the windup of the volleyball white In the JAX AIR NEWS of

Season, Operations A dominatesthe 2. True Rank is reversed at last! week, are available for

field in competition for the effective following I I advancements Oct. have been In rating announced Naval funerals any who may desire them at Those action-packed aerial battle ,

'Admiral's Cup among all officer by Ueut T A. Rogers per- 3. Russia Koom 2 Administration Annex scenes you see in "Salute to the
athletic teams. sonnel offloei of VPB1; "Who Killed Cock Robin?" Anyone wishing these Insert Marines" now playing} at the Flor :.
E. J. Trelford from Y3c to The S.
Winners in spring softball, sum- Sumptet from S2c to Sic; E E Oxer-; Spurgeon Chandler pitched two -* for the purpose of sending ida Theater were photographed,

mer softball and volleyball, the ton from SJe to Sic; J. E. Sorrell from wins for the Yanks, and Marlus them home or keeping not in some far eastern war zone, r1
strong Operations crew amassed 15 Sic to Cox : H R. Manlon and W O. Russo and Hank Borowy each won them as a memo of his own but right here in Florida at the
Ragan from Cox. to BM2c K. R '
points for each event and a total Meader from FIe to MM2c: J. :R. VVhls- one. experience may callat Room auxiliaries of the Jacksonville Na '
of 45 points. VO-VCS and Dis- nant from S2c to ARM3c T, Milosicfrom 6. The enemy in the First World 221, and receive same. val Air Station at Green Cove ,.t- 'r

pensary, closest challengers, have /MM3c to AMM2c: G. Black Jr, War was identified as the Central Springs and Cecil Field y
t from STMlc to ST3c B. Smouk L.
2514 and 25 points respectively.The Marshall Joe Moore :A. Rochelle VV. Powers. Germany, AustriaHungary Green Cove contributed the sin
rise in the standings of Watkins and J. S. Williams from Turkey and Bulgaria were Trials Postponed ister-looking "Zer >es" and their
VO-VCS has been the most rapid. STM2C to STMlc: J. L. Montgomery the Central Powers in the last Navy and Marine pilots, and Cecil ;
and J. H. Chaplan from STMlc to
The comparatively small observations CK3o war. WASHINGTON.-Trial of Rear the U. S dive bombers The "Jap" ,.,
scout squadron led by Lieut The following advancement are effective 7. True. Sure, when flying over Admiral Husband E Kimmel and planes were really advanced Navy '

Comdr. Harry Barton starting In 1 October; land quite a bit below sea level an Maj. Gen. Walter C. Short naval trainers which resemble the Zero

TT'V, ninth position as a result of Spring To AMM2c-Jullus ACMM1(PA)-Charles M Stone R ButlerTo ; To: airplane is flying lower than a sub and military commanders in Ha- so closely that some experts believe r\:

: football, advanced to fifth posi- Bkr2c-Roger E Slate. Willlard Nenntlehl can dive waii at the time of the Pearl Har- they served as a model for .

,. tion after summer football and now Gilmore J, Archer T Whitney, Harold; To 1,, BknccHarvey Brown: 8. The Secretary of the Navy recently -I bor raid, has been postponed- the Nipponese fighter > '

t by virtue of its advance to the finals John M Johnson Coy L. Mlddleton announced that the Navy probably until after the war. Shooting of the flight scenes, ;y.;
in volleyball has taken over Jacob P. Steiner; To BMlc-William has seven Fleets. He did not give A joint announcement from the which took place during November '::
second B Millet Ernest L. Milliner WalterL. any definite areas last Lf! ;\ .-.
place. .. Morris Herbert L. ParrISh, Thomas War and Navy Departments of last year, was done by a corps "
Officer touchfootball and tennis B Wilder Johnathan D. Winters; To 9. Hogs week said that both officers had of Hollywood photographers op.
began last Monday to become the MB2c-Joseph R. Brown Thomas H. 10. Tennessee New Hampshire, waived the statute of limitations crating from a special MGM photographic
current activitiesMANDIVOs, Chane>', Reginald Climes. Everett Estes Maine and Delaware. which would have barred their' plane. Chief difficulty '
Edward H. Green, Robert A. McAleer.
SS SS VB TP Jessie M Smith Arthur J. Speckert. ---fitI courtmartlal if not arraigned be- came f.m civilian aircraft spot-
Operations A 15 15 15 15 Thomas, S. Tucker Keith K Wain. fore Dec 7, 1943! and that they I I ters who had to be forewarned .''i r

\o-\cs! ... ...:::: 4 st' 12 I.DIpf'nury To COX-Joseph H Andrews Jr.. will not be tried "until such timein that those enemy planes they saw .."
Stephen Baranowskl Paul A Belcher
.. S 11 T 23
the future be decided over Clay and Duval counties ,
Js'nIIoup! A.. T 61j 6 19'Y! ; James F Brown Edward M Dluzeskl as may Ididn't
A and U .. 6i.\ George C. Forsythe Tracy D Hanes, upon as being appropriate." really mean business. .e
:j r s .... .. : :::.:.::: 10 _.4 I r"I Albert E. Hovey Phillip R. Hueneke \ Both Kimmel and Short were relieved Practically all of the Navy and .r: ,,
Jerrold F.
\ ...... U 4'W .... 16 L r Ralph D Johnson
: u 1 .
i iN I' O'L' of their commands after Marine pilots who flew the r"Zeroes"
.\OTC ................ I 9's 12t : John \\ Jordon. Joseph F Keovlns I y" ;
U And 0 ............ .... w 1A 10 Jacob P Keichofei Joseph J. Kieutzei, I Ira Pearl Harbor, and charges of dere- in the picture have had 1 fj)
1'omntIM"ary .. ,.. ;5t's .. !4'SOI James Lawrence H, McDonald Lldster' Harold Archie F G. McFad Lotz: liction of duty were placed against teal-life experience shooting down ;, '..

\'PR*'ratlona ti'l't'!"" ( ::! B ..:: ..!9. :::: ..9 9 t van Ji.. Ernest G Pearson. Jack F I 5p ,rarf6e VE them Jap planes They are Lt. Comdr .'.'.

Public w'urka .. :2 .... 5 roellllarn R, Piltchmd Anlhon\ V. y C H. Quinn Maj Paul Byrum, Lt :
H",,). 11 .. .... 3 3 Ramonl Edward E:. Smith John L : W. W Barnes, Lt. J. N West, Lt. '1-0 ( ,
... 2 .... .... ;: Smith' Vligll' N Sullivan Randolph .
llit'IIIL'" n r' ; / G F. and Lt. (J j.g.) Wilson
\\llllams, Harold TVrlght.. / / Playwriting Contest Oskay
S. 0, II d'll"I . .... .... .... '
-- The following listed personnel sloe i Livesey. Lieutenant Livesay has "
-- ad\aneed In rating as Indlrated of(fee- since been killed in line of duty. d Ivfi'
list Se 1 : Open To Enlisted Men .
To ACM Tb(AA)-Chailes A, Akeis Piloting the dive bombers were ;
1 rmllBjOeoiKe \V Beaver Cornelius By Edith. Irlnkworth'Se I student officers flying under Lieut. ,.....;
r t .\. Box'le, Pdwaid: E Quai IPS, "1'iiiiuK Cash prizes of $500, $250 $125 Arthur Decker, instructor a.l
e I' A. RI\ ers, John C. Sachs William F. Ensign Katherine Rahl athletic j $75, and $50 are offered In a one- t\
Tiehein, John J, Walsh. and recreation director for the' act ---a ._ l! t
play-writing contest open to
To AMlc-Curl S. Cheek, Walter L..
At. 51. \1f1u'lll S Hospital!, JaiksonVill I' Colllnsswoith Horace W. Comfoit. III WAVES announces the new gear all enlisted personnel of the Navv. C'mon Sailor Think Of 'i
-' Ho, iJnY John M. Fwald Wilmer O tulfoid. room in :3uilding 720 is now in Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. ..
,''.mnt audI'' St.,1'<' 'I'h.'w, ,.. Lawrence K. Hennes Francis A. Mc- use. During the cool weather activities Only original plays not previously Name For Orchestra \ .
:Namara Ross E. Nutt Harold C Read ((
K.I1\olll.t\ i
porter, dIlUjoI11"I' t.' --
i other than swimming are shown with time of .
brri'ii 1 F'I'das, p. md: 1t1 -, I:dw 'III J. M( irma jr.. Virgil L. Slmrell Earl W Smith. popular, and the girls are checkingout from 15 to 30 minutes, are eligible. play" ,-
\ htel born tiid> Rudie V Smith Luclen V. Tempeia for tennis and softball.
P..nnh.i gear There is limitation
son AM2c-John Bathgate Arnold no on subject The orchestra is also on the
01 I t..l.8. (Jg) and Mrs Frederick A%', H.T Bauder E'V M Bishop: Taylor Facilities are not ready for volley matter or form but humorous market for a man with experienceas 'J
Howea a daughter Nancy born t'il- E. CallawavVllbur: F Cook John J ball or soccer but it is hoped that plays, based on the simplest clean- a stage director and sign paint
Davis \Vllliam J. Donlon, Peter P
Oct t. these sports will be underway in est and most human values
are Lieut. Forsberg announced. .
er .
lerrante Samuel B (
I' and Mr. herald; H. Duffy a Fielding jr. Raymond .
laughter, Geraldine, born Saturday. L. Frlsby John J. Gilllot, Francis the near future so leagues may preferred.The Maestro Balbo has a numDer /'
Ort 9.i.t. J. Haag. William H. Hlnson be formed and competitive games type of acting required, the former musicians from big name'flt'r-! ( y.
and )Irll. Robert Burns Winslow Thomas Hood. Lester Lund Paul E. scheduled. scenic costumes, 1Ii.
'backgrounds, bands signed for the Station
Martin Larry J. Massey Albert C Morgan up
a daughter. Diana Claire born WAVES are still checking out in and must all be 't- '
Oct. 9. Ben H. Mitchell Dwight M, Mor- props make-up syncopation They are: ,
Saturday.ItMZe and In. Dafrell Dean Haley ilson. Robert V. Muhle Wilburn swimming. The pool is open on within the limitations of the usual S2c Jimmy Butler first trumpet? +'e
Leslie Jean, born Nichols. Edward J, O'Hearn. Ebling warm days and 25 to 30 girls check
a daughter Patey; naval theatrical activity. The decisive a native New Yorker who played
t>unjiv Oct. 10lMc out every few days. WAVES are factor however will be the '
Carl Oerard Ha- Kenneth J. Pelper, Harold J. Pill- with Charlie Spivak: S2c Lee
and Mrs
hey\,) a son ('a rl .ierard, Jr., bornSunday. more. Milton J. Rapp Leo P. Redding urged to check out in swimming as entertainment value of each play. Sherpa second trumpet New
\Vlllldm A Rhoads Jim E. .
Riley soon as nossible. should be sub-
Oct 19 All manuscripts
with Gene
Francis J. Romagnl Louis W. Sachs York, formerly Krupa; a
Lt. and Mrs B. Kearns Beaver aaon Basketball teams scheduledto
born unday, Raymond Sandefur, Harvey A Shelton are mitted to the Commandant Third Mus2c Jack Caplain, trombone,
Barton Kearns, nE.
O't. 10 A, Shoqulst I Manuel R be organized for play sometimein Naval District Attention: District Massachusetts, formerly with Mal ,
AMMlc and Mrs Kenneth Krkke. Silva Lawrence Southerland Russell December Welfare and Recreation Officer.
Hallett; S2c Sam Gentiles third t
F Walter C. CharlesH
Stanton Szvmclk
a eon. Richard Dean, born Monday. Thornton. Emery T Tlbbets, John Lena Allred, AMMSc of Youn s- Room 1303, 'i Church Street New trumpet, West Virginia; Mus2c r.

l)N.First'11. Musician and }{rll. Walter J. Toth Edward J. Wada.i: Cecil \\ town, Ohio, will be featured as the York (7)) N. Y.. and must be received Phil Puglese, second trombone. ,
Sharon Webb Howard E. White. Walter L. singer for the dance at the main 1200 15 .
John Johnson daughter there not later than Chicago formerly on the band of
White. Walter L Woodbury, David P.
Monda '. Oct 11. side auditorium I ,
Lee born > Wuth. Saturday night. February 1911. the USS Arkansas, H3c Hank ,
Mrs. John W. Huenlngr a .
I t. and All enlisted : .
personnel are urgedto
To AMlc Harold
-Stephen P. Clekawy -
-- for
daughter, Patricia Susan, born Monday Fox. first sax, Pennsynvanltn,
F. C Davis, William H Ga noiJr WAVES still
> be present. con- 4'
Oct' 11.Bkr Linderman. : merly with Isom Jones; R3c Buddy
Herman E Charles J.
Marvin rreel, a for these Launch Drive To Enlist Naval
ir and Mr- tinue to be hostesses second for r
Jerald Eugene. born Tuesday Maranto James H Martin James W Karrick !sax Illinois, :
IS McKeon Joseph R. McKolamls Harry dances. Personnel Bond Allotments merly with Tiny Hill, R3c Dick
O.-t. In
Lt and Mra. Bruce :J. Powers a F Morris jr.. Hei bert A Monlson. Jr. Plans are underway for the ,
Hurlbret, tenor sax. Iowa formerlywith ,
Christopher T, Moss, Robert B. Patterson I
aon. James Bruce. If. born Tudavon Hallowe'en dance Saturday, Oct. Continued from page one
William C Toney. Jr Sonny Burke; R3c Joe
it nand Mr. Frank :t. Meyem. To ACl\1IAA-Ray. Bailey ClaudeE 30. Although the uniform of the ter 95 per cent: Y-6 91 per cent, kene tenor sax New Jersey formerly I y

a son Mark Crumle. born Tueaday.Ot .. Bennett James W. Choate, RobertF day will be worn there will be a S-1, 92 per cent: S-il, 92 percent with Frank Dailey; Cpl Jer-

'(. IS, Buford Bowen To Heshlrei AM Mlc-William D Baer Anthony lot of surprises in store. One of ; P-l 90 r>er cent; X-l, 90 ry Cox baas sax, Detroit for ,

a Lt.daughter lJr) .and Katharine Mrs i Shepardaon, Bauer Francis O Bl'OlIthom.'In- the attractions will be a fortuneteller per cent; and Y-1, 90 per cent. merly with Sam Donahue; AMM3c '
'en" P. Cahalane Robert F. .
( Campbell Here is a of how other
4( Rocky Schaffer drummer
Jr. G Canlk, Henry M Chandler
The WAVES have been invitedto
.Joseph o W, Christie. Thomas S activities are backing the allotment Ohio, formerly with Joe
Officer Fall Tennis Starts Coo Jc. Gordon A Dean' William I' two dances Saturday and Mon- plan: Reichman; Ylc Gibby Weidman,
Cnliiur! from pace sit A. t'fl'ot; Thomas L Flnlev J Jr, Ken day. The Marines are giving a Divisions Ship's Company at Massachusetts
guitar. formerly ,
neth R Frlcke, John O Gunett
nance and Gunnery vs Lieut. :Min- A. G'Sell, James A. Gunter Raymond dance at the Hyde Park Country Recruit Center 86: S-2. 85; S-5 with Teddy Powell; and W3c Al ,

ton and Lieut. Meyers, VTB 2.: James F Haitnett. Lewis D.'- Hem'y. Club and invitation is extended to 84 ; T-1, 83. Ship's Company at Okulski, piano, New Jersey, who
Comdr Young and Lieut. Canahan Ji" .. Edwin \Y. Hughes Carl J. Jar7\n- 50 WAVES to attend the danceat Cecil Field 81: Marine Barracks played with local bands.
ski Edward E Johns Howard E. Kelly

vs Ensign Wilson and Ensign Mc- Harry E' King Joseph C, KnlghtonThomas Cecil Field Monday night. Officers 80; Y-5 80; PT, 78; S-10 AOM2c Dick White, a tricky
Hugh Operations E Iendrum, Frank F. Little: A mixed chorus was organized 76: A & R. H divisions 75; Y-7 scat singer, who hails from Bar-
Additional matches have Lt (jg) Albeit L. McKav. Arthur E. Nelson under the direction of Frank Mar- 72; R-1 72; NAOTC. 72; O-l 71; ren Springs. Mich, and S2c Hank ,

Culp and Lt.
Relations vs Lieut. Crum and Lt Dean \\'. Waters Carlton Wethering-/ Lee Field. 21 : :M-l. 66; Marine ballad songs will provide the vocal
(Jg) McCord Public Works; ton. Jack Whitehead William C W"leg- Barracks men, 50.
and Charles L. WlnansHoiuN. 615 I.IM. Becomes 15 Ounce' support to the all star cast of in-
Comdr. Strong and Lieut. Stark, Squadrons VTB3. 825, VPB2; strumnetal performers.

Operations vs. Lt. ( jpt) Dodd ana -- Did you know; That a normal 82. VPB1 75; VTB2, 63; VO-VCS -----

partner to be announced. T4 ; Lt. Buy mail bag weighing 615 pounds 58; VSBl1 rf Cecil Field. 48; Why t;

IJg) Hillsman and Lt. (Ijg) Mc- Save money painlessly and /lave when converted into V mail will I and VF1 & 3 of Lee Field 20 w
Cachren VO-VCS. vs Lieut Kimball time--buy your bonds through the< weigh only 15 ounces and occupies -I -- --- Guide : We are now pa.uit1ll the !

and partner to be announced I I Navy allotment and salary deduction a space that two packs. of I si oldest<< tavern in Old Town." (ftJ ,

-Naval- Hospital, I .olJ ns. \ cigarettes would use Buy Bonds or wear Axis Bonds. CBM : Why '" : r


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