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

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Two Groups Here Two Units Receive War Bond Honor PennantTwo AllotmentCampaign

. ." :. Receive Pennant Only 483 Short Of

From Commandant The Station Goal. ,I

VPB Unit I Especially 717 New Names Added To

lauded; T-4 Invests Purchase List; Bond Drive

$4,000 In Cold CashThe Winds Up 5 February

Commandant's War Bond I 1 The nation's Fourth War

i.honor pennant was presented to Loan drive hits the homestretch
two groups on this Station Satur-
day morning by Captain Arthur : here this week with

Gavin, Commandant. VPB2, Unit W g ; the Station needing 483 more
1, and T-4 were honored for their k N Navy names on the allotmentplan
participation in the purchase of to attain its goal.

war. bonds. Lieut. (jg) Helen Clemson of
Ensign James M McFerrin, as the Station War Bond office announced -
the representative of T-4, receivedthe I 717 new Navy allotmentshad
pennant for that unit which is 1 been added to the Station'slist
credited with 95 per cent participation since the drive was launched.The .
in the allotment program. goal of 1020 must be reached
Lt. (jg) Helen Clemson, War by /5 February.Two .
Bonds Officer also pointed out more departments, O & G
that this unit subscribed over and the Commandant's Office,
., $4,000 in Pearl Harbor Day cash joined the Station's War Bond
.bond sales, which she termed "an honor roll by having 90 per cent
exceptional record." of their personnel subscribed to
In presenting the Honor Pennant the allotment plan, Lt. Clemson
to VPB2 Unit 1, Captain said. Squadron VF4, Marine Bap-
Gavin said that, "by reason of racks VPB2 No. 2 and A & Rare
your attainment of 90 per cent k near the 90 per cent mark.
participation in the naval person- One of the highlights of the
nel allotment plan, squadron VPB2 Station drive was the Bond boom
No. 1 is now eligible to receive the among officers of VF4, who jumped
Commandant's War Bond Honor from 33 per cent to a perfect
Pennant." Actually, he printed> out. 100 per cent in the allotment plan.
the unit exceeded the minimum I Although the Station drive is
requirement with a record of 91 : aimed primarily at Improving the
per cent of the officers and men allotment standings the War Bond
participating. office revealed cash sales during
Pointing out that VPB's com- 1 ,7 x the Fourth War Loan drive have
plement made it the largest groupto amounted to $104,118.75.
receive the pennant, Captain War Bond Honor Pennants were presented to units on this Station during inspection ceremonies I _
Gavin declared that "your attain- Saturday morning At right Captain Arthur Gavin, Commandant congratulates Chief I. W. Mend- How To Address Mail
ment' is to be especially com- helm who received one of the flags as the representative of Squadron VPB2, Unit 1. Lt. (jg> Helen
:mended." Clemson, War Bonds Officer, is holding one end of the .pennant At left Ens. James M. McFerrin inspects To Marine Wing F.M.F.
Chief I. W. Mendhelm, "whose the Honor Pennant awarded to T-4 unit by Captain Gavin.
.Individual efforts have resulted in Attention of all Mail Unit Officers
the very high mark of 95 per cent and all Mail Orderlies has
participation by your enlisted personnel Nursery School Naval Personnel To Aid Polio War; been called to the fact that the
," was recipient of the pen 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing F.M.F.
nant upon behalf of the Unit. is not a part of the USMC Air
Opened To Take President's Ball Saturday NightNaval Station. Cherry Point, N. C., but
Knox is considered a Unit Afloat.As .
Secretary Speaks personnel on this Station have the opportunity in the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing
- F,M.F. maintains its own mail
In Favor Of Football"The Care Of JuniorMothers section
diverse kinds of ways, to assist in the annual infantile para- and is entirely independentof

Navy believes in the typeof lysis drive which is now underway, it has been revealed by the Cherry Point Air Station,

sports that involves body con- who want to who start are working working can or : Comdr. Edward W. Mahan, Welfare Officer, who is in chargeof it is directed that all mall dispatched
tact. We are fighting a desperatewar the the base from this Station for personnel
campaign on
what to do with i
a war in which you kill stop worrying Small contribution attached to this Wing bo
it has been announced.The I envelopeshave
or get killed. Nothing prepares a "junior, been passed out at the movies When Would so addressed in care of USMCAS,
their is
man better for that kind of war, answer to problem School during recent shows and indications Cherry Point N C., and not simply
especially in the Pacific than the the Dewey Park Nursery '- "USMAS, Cherry Point N. C."
that the has
which Wednesday 26 Jan- i are response
kind of training you get on the opened --
been most the
generous although You Salute?
football field" uary in the Community Building I
funds have not as yet been counted. Volunteers
So said Secretary of Navy Frank of the Dewey Park Housing project Sought To
Knox in an address to the Washington located just across the railroad
Touchdown Club from the main station at Yukon. Cardboard containers havebeen Last week the Jax Air News Fill Important Posts

Gen. A. ,A. recently mother who works placed In key spots on the submitted five questions on salut- I The Civilian
Lt. Vandegrift new Any may Station where numbers of Defense Volunteer
commandant of the Marine Corps, leave her children (ages 2 to 6 and in ing, and the answers thereto, selected Office located at 321 Graham
people usually some
agreed with Secretary Knox. Gen. years) at this school, regardlessof instances these boxes have been from the January issue of Building telephone 5-5734, is
the BuPers Information Bulletin.
.Vandegrift said. whether the parents are officers filled, and It has been necessaryto desperately in need of wives of
have found that the who enlisted civilian Five more follow. both officers
"I man or person empty them.A and enlisted men to
thinks quickly on the football field nel. Children of fathers who five immediately QUESTIONS give of their services in the following
gallon jug
thinks quickly in the jungle and must sleep in the daytime also adjacent to the cashier's cage, is 1. Is "eyes right" a salute? agencies: War housing and
on the field of battle." are eligible. 2. When two naval officers meeton I room registration nursery schools,

-----iI-- The school will be run six daysa Bluejackets wishing; to "import" the street, both of the same all clerical and stenographic work,
Hero Receives week and will open early, at I dates to the! Natal Air rank but not knowing their com- all USO clubs, Blood bank, victory
og 0630, in order to permit personnel Station President' Birthday parative seniority, which salutes exchange Duval County host -
DSC For first? t t pital and canteen of AmericanRed
BraveryITALY going to work at 0700 to leave Kali Saturday night ran arrange -
and it will close at 3. When Is the salute renderednot Cross!'
children I
their trans-
to have their girls
(CNS) Chips, half about 1730 in the afternoon. to the Station and back at 6 paces but when abreast? I Wives interested should contact
shepherd, half husky dog twice ported 4. What do officers salute be- through the above telephone. This
This was initiated and to Jacksonville, it was announced. -
decorated for outstanding bravery program sides each other (Note: not is a service for service men ashore
the Sicilian has sponsored by the Jacksonville Auxiiiary' Dates are requested" to get
during campaign, "whom", but "what") ? -
of the Navy Relief Society.A I In touch with the USO (Phone
now become the first dog in his- 5. When several officers of vary I
1 well equipped building and play- number 5-3377) for the trans
tory to win the Distinguished Ser- ing rank are walking in company,
vice Cross. The award was mad ground have been provided for I ))ortaUon.a and are tendered a salute do the I Flower Show
here by Maj. Gen. Lucian Truscott this purpose. Supervision, play junior officers wait for the seniorto
and teachers will be feature of the campaign in the
I after the tradition that no animal acknowledge the salute or do
may receive the DSC was waived furnished under the supervision of Ship's Service Department. they acknowledge it immediately? 5 6
I by the War Department. the Duval County Board of Public Saturday night 29 January, will ANjsUKKS FebruaryService
.. Chips was cited for his "cour- Instruction, which already has In probably be the highlight of the 1. Yes for men in ranks passIng .
action in single-handedly successful operation a number of campaign insofar as activities on in review. men and women are
eliminating a dangerous machine other nursery schools throughoutthe : the Station are concerned. On 2. They salute mutually, but in cordially Invited to attend the
gun nest and causing surrender county. I that occasion the President's any case there should be no hesita- I eighth annual CamelXa Show 1
Children will bo served! a hot Birthday Ball will be held in the of the Federated Circles of the
of its crew I tion on the part of either, or delayin
meal In the middle of the dayas Mainside Auditorium with musicto rendering the salute. I Garden Club, to be held at the
well a.s mid-morning and mid- be furnished by Buddy Balbo 3. When overtaking a senior. \\onian's Club, corner of Riverside -
Donate $35 afternoon snacks l and a nap period and his Jumpin' Jax. This event 4. The national anthem and the Ave., and Post St., Saturday -
will be provide every af will run from 2030 to 2330.A national ensign. 5 February and Sunday 6

To Drive ternoon. A weekly fee of $2.25 I floor show will be providedby 5. They wait upon the senior, February.
per child will be charged to help the Duval County Committee and salute with him. :Many of the beautiful flowersnow
Students and Ship's Companyit defray the expenses of the of which Halle Cohen is chairman. blooming In local gardenswill I
VFB2-1: thought HO much of school, and an equal contribu- This affair will be for enlisted -- be on exhibit at the show,
the infantile paralysis drive tion to the school will be made personnel with ladies being ad- Steaks For Two Bits along with artistic arrangements -
that they didn't even wait to be by the government. mitted free of charge. Admissionwill native: material, a competitive
solicited. They couldn't find a Further information concerningthe be 25 cents for navy personnel SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (CNS group for men, and an
contribution box anywhere so school may be obtained from All proceeds will go to the -Servicemen in some parts of the orchid exhibit.On .
they held a collection" and gathered Mrs. Dorothea K. Calmes, direc- Infantile Paralysis Fund. Southwest Pacific can buy a Saturday the dhow will
$35 which they sent to the tor of the child care program for As a grand and fitting climax steak dinner with two vegetables, bf open from 1100 to 2200. and
Welfare Office And they Duval County (telephone 5-7703)), to the campaign an All Service dessert and coffee for 25 cents, on Sunday from HOG to .900. I
promise even more In the near or directly from Mrs. Edwin W. dhow featuring talent front, thin thanks to the Red Cross, which There Is no charge for men
future. Cake head teacher of the school Station, Camp islanding, the fixes prices in American clubs and and women In the service. !

.' Ext. 8670. {'..&I.... O. T... 1':11'': rest rooms on the basis of cost.

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Pago Two JAX AIR NEWS 27 January, 1944 ';


\V or BOlle] Pennant In Parade Magazine Series Star Of Parade, Sunday Magazine 1

Is Presented By i Now An Instructor Here

Capt. (JMallcy A lr Section .' ,t

magazine i section in many
Parade, Sunday newspapers, par-
Captain J. J. O'Malley, commanding '
Times-Union in this locality has
the Florida been
I officer of the Naval i : ,
Hospital, Saturday presented to z < featuring Tom Mosby in a series of picture stories relating

r his command the Commandant's to naval flight training. Ensign Tom Mosby, one and the

.1 1 pennant for in the their purchase 90 percent of participation War- .,4 same, is now serving as an instrument! : instructor at this

;i' Station.
; J
Bonds allotments. .y .
by regular
The story of Ensign :
t, Expressing his thanks and ap- Sailors Trailin' present double life is a story Mosby's of
preciation to officers and men at
Parade Itself Tom, now 21
: the Naval Hospital, Captain O'Mal-
19 when he was working for "
In QuizIt's Parade f
"This is
.. ley said an outstanding in New York and decided to '
and excellent record and it is hop-
ed that the Naval Hosiptal may the Marines two to one! At become a naval airman.

be permitted to fly this pennantfor least that's the margin the Leath- "I was running copy" and help
Bluejacketsafter ing to write captions, related tho
the duration. III vs dt'Ma ernecks hold over the
Bag" brain young flier. "The war was on, of
Last month the Naval Hospital three "Lucky
radia sta- course, and I was interested in
exceeded its quota of $5,000 by battles conducted over
avaition. When I decided
; I buying $9,375 worth of War Bonds, tion WMBR. to enter
or an average of 518.75 for each But the sailors have a chanceto the Naval Air Force, Fred Sparks
member of the Hospital command do something about it tonight then one of the editors of Parade,

So far in the Fourth War Loan when led by Ben Holmes, they'll got the idea of the picture story

Drive, total cash sales have reach- try to even the score in the con- series on the training of a Navy

ed more than $4,000, according to test which starts at 2030. Marine I flier During my flight traininga

Ensign R. R. Engler Naval Hospital Herbert Johnston will try to make I Parade photographer would .
War Bond Officer. it three in a row for his team. in, with official permission, o

-%- i--- The sailors copped the first con- course, to cover each phase."
c test but the Marines won the last nsIKnI 'by, who H :5 feet

MusteringOut Pay two. Winning Marines last week loll Inches tall, weighs 160

were William McBride, Bill Lynch: pound and has brown hair and
and Lawrence Nelson. The teamof greenish blue eyes, is a hand.

From $100 to $300Senate sailors, which lost by only five tome young man and typically
The principal in a series of picture stories In Parade. Sunday magazine I points, was composed of Bob American, an appropriate cholca

and House conferees in section Ensign Tom Mosby is now serving as an instrument Verdonik, Raleigh Spiers, and for the Parade :1f'rlt"lie"' took

.Washington have drawn a compromise instructor at this Station He recently arrived from the NAOTC I Floyd Grice. hU civilian pilot training course

bill providing musteringout Station at Vero Beach. Sailor Verdonik was the top I at flutter; ,, University,A NewIlrugvwlck

pay for service men and wo- money winner. He was the only >. ...( where for me
men. The measure is designed to contestant successfully answeringthe first time he performed for Pa.

win quick approval in both houses. r jackpot question naming rade. Nextas pre-fliffht training .

I The scale provides: a three out of four states whose! at Chapel Hill, X. C.
$100 to service men and women aLoyal spelling ends in "e." Verdonik In an illustrated story publish

,who serve less than 60 days in w named Maine, Tennessee and New ed in the Times-Union two weeks
the continental United States. Hampshire. ago' Tom was shown winding up

$200 to those who serve more For next returns listen to the his physical conditioning at Chapel
than 60 days in this country. "Lucky Bag" over WMBR at I Hill, where the accent is on health

$300 for those with service over- 2030 tonight and strength for the actual flying

seas or in Alaska. that lies ahead.
The House bill had provided $300 Two phases of Ensign Mosby's

for 60 or more days and minimumof training, already photographed and

$100 for less than 60 days, regardless IUpTheLaddcr written remain to be presented in

of whether the service Civilian Workers With Parade. Whey are his primary
was at home or abroad. Navy flight: training at Dallas Texas,

Any service man or woman and his intermediate training at
Will Receive Advancements In RatingsAt
would be eligible for discharge pay Appropriate Emblems] I Corpus Christi, Texas where he

except. Recognition emblems for "Civilian Service" will be distributed MAS JacksonvilleThe won his wings in June 1943. From J
I Christi he to the instrument
Those whose base pay exceeds Corpus went I
$200 monthly. soon to all civilians employed for one month or more school for naval pilots at

Those dishonorably discharged.Those by the Navy Department within the Continental United promotions following In ratings: Is a, effective partial list 1 January of Atlanta and thence to the Naval

who are discharged at States and in Hawaii, it has been announced_ hv the. Navy Air Operational Training Com
their own request to get employ- Department.The -- -- To AOM3c: Herman A. Clark. Carl- mand's station at Vero Beach, Fla.
ment, which includes many who ton Daueette. William E. Dow da. Harold He came here recently and hopesto
emblem, an attractively designed \V. Kramer James I. Montgomery
reached the age of 38 while in modern plastic pin bears Nelson Moore Gernaro C. Turano, Wllbej return to Vero Beach soon.
service. the inscription, "U. S. Navy- Son Is Born To Mr. H. Weaver Jr. Ensign Mosby was born in Wytheville. -
Those who served as students. To AOM2c-: Nicola Bavara Vincent Va. He attended high
Civilian Service. The pins were And Mrs. R. K. Samuelson F. Bell Joseph Burzych Thomas }'.
Women who withdrew from the schools In Atlantic City, N. J.,
developed in response to wide- Cot belt, Arthur M. Klder.: Samuel J.
WAAC when it became the WAC. spread demands by commandants, By Pattie Fontaine BennettR. Elliott Alo>slm J. Fisher. James L. and Bluefield. Va., and spent a
Members of the WACS who are commanding officers, and civilian K. "Sammie" Samuelson was Oar\ey, Bruce B. Uo"II'd. Nicholas J. year at the University of Virginia,
honorably discharged for physical strutting Saturday 15 Hunter, Wlndelte H Kt't'neLe"ls F. Charlottesville before he went to
? employees of many of the Navy'sshore Purvis. .'. Rlxev. Jr.
disability would be eligible, how- establishments for some recognitlon -. when, accompanied by his older To melh: } E. Coe.: Samuel work in New York.
e'er. of this character, accord- son Patrick, he was letting us in C Ross, Elwyn Trout Hubert J. Trum- His father Is dead, while his

Ing to Assistant Secretary of the on the good news that the stork bull.To mother divides her time between
paid a visit to his 'AM3c: George: H. Aylor. Charles New York and Wytheville.
Infantry Still Navy Ralph A. Bard. family Friday II. Boring Virginia/: M. Burn, Walter
"This emblem will appropriatelyshow night, 14 January, leaving another C. Dunbar. Murray Glasser. Lorna D Kn. Moshy N single Flight
the affiliation of civilian fine son, weight six pounds, three Griffith James W. Handman, WallaceR. training ha matured him to
Proud Queen"Queen whom Holmes. PeterI'. Julian. John E. extent.
ounces, he and Mrs. Samuelson some He enjoyed makingthe
employees with the United States Lundeerg Clarence B. Thompson, LeeA.
of Battles," they usedto Navy and the important contribu- I have named Michael Britton.We're Walker.To picture series with the Parade

call the Infantry, until the tion they are making toward the I glad Patrick is taking good AM2c: Johnnie H. Aaron Noel photographer, and some-
war effort Bard added.It care of "Sammie" and congratu- P. Atheiton Saul Baskln. Harry Bums, clay hope i to resume his career
glammer boys came along. ,
Donald H. Carter Anna B. Davis
lations! In New York awl become a
First it was the Air Corps. was further explained that __ William A. Dye. Kenneth S. Krwln:
Handsome guys with pretty white this emblem is the first step in %- J Bruce Fadd n. Robert K. Fllete. Doval writer.
Commercial Bulletin J. Franklin William H. Garren. William Meanwhile he is happy about
broad which include
scarves and helmets. Flashingthat a program will
H. Gaynor, Richard M. George, his decision to become a naval
toothpaste smile, with their recognition awards to civil- Calvin D. Greene Wlnfoid L. griffin
eyes on the skies. "Off we go, into ian employees who perform out- Valuable article Fot"NU In Florida Theatre. William L. Harris. Prlscella R. Ho}- aviator and he looks over Parade
each week to if it contains another
William E. Jenkins William
the blue out yonder Male standing or "meritorious service"to l last Sunday. Believed' to have belonged man Johnston William I>. Kane John R.J. see
voices, the roar of planes. Movie the Navy.FINAL to a WAVE. Owner identifying, article' Kuklok. Mason R. Lamb. William D. chapter in his recently past
may obtain same bv telephoning 5-2277 life aviation cadet.
as an
Lay Albert S. LoveFloyd W. Lucas
stars climbing into cockpits: after 8 o'clock and
asking for "Wil
Jr. Paul L. Lucy. Theodore Mack -aril
Hell, everybody in the Infantry HOUR Large unfurnished FOR RENT In Curl William! L. L.Mulvanla Mahon, Joseph James H.R. Martin McKol- Gives Up Life That

wanted in the Air Corps. home, Riverdale Gardens room area; or new will anls. Harvey E. Naeser, Jr.. Gene 1..

Then a year ago, tank outfits OF THE WARNo Eva share Sullivan home. 5223 Burkenhead. Mrs Neal Patterson Clarence. Walter J. E Olson.Parshall.Robert Clarence B- His Pal Might Live

were the thing. Half-tracks and Room with twin beds, private bath D. Poland Lee F. Rhodes Tony
S. Santee Junior ..
Schrader. Melvin (
motorcycles, medium tanks and In private home. Meals
optional; busi- Jam "Greater love hath than
Shipley. H. Smith. Kenneth O no man
jeeps. Rifle scabbards strappedto ness couple only 2-41)31.!)
Bedroom and Strange: William M. Tientham. Walter this, that a man lay down his li
the sides of the rolling stuff, private bath: 1213 E.: Tuthlll.
knows when the last Was Harry "
t Road, 9-9424, (with of for his friends.
and crash helmets and no packs to hour of the war will come. But entire: house). whitlow. Stephen J. Williamson. It the of 8'
carry. You couldn't pick up a ending, the war soon-pulling the Room and bath rth.garage. 7-7253. To AOMBlc: : Thomas A. Lynch November was that early Privates morning First
but Double room bath; 3550 To AMlc: Earnest M. Adam Ray
magazine you'd see a jeepfulof end closer to us even by an hour- Pine St.. 2-2191. W. Austin, Roy K. Bartlett Charles Class Henry Gurke of Neche, N.
dogfaces with all wheels off the can mean life or death to thousands Two adjoining double bedrooms In M. Chlsh. Vincent R. Dboer. Kenneth D., and Donald G. Probst of Seattle
ground Glammer.Hell .' In one hour a machine gun- Ortega 25224.Riverfront A. Knznlnger./: James M. Gloss, John to-
everybody in the Infantry single room for gentleman J. Goes Olen B. Harwell, jkn G Wash., were In a foxhole
ner can deal out more than 10,000 tltr private bath, steam ter hot Jackson, Curtis I. Martin, raNit L. gether when the Japs attacked.
wanted in the Armored Force. bullets. In one hour an anti- entrance Peoples Wilbur F. Phelps. 1J5WTU R Gurke had a sub machine gun
Then it was the parachute out- aircraft gun crew can fire more facilities 2-5765. Prlemer Desmond L. Rah.! Joseph
and rifle
fits. Suite of rooms In riverfront home: Secan Rodney G. Spence Garnet Probst an automatic
Pretty silk chutes blossom- Stewart -
than :500 shells. Every hour of
private bath; private entrance and Both were firing steadily as the
ing out of big Douglas transports. the war is Important, but endingthe garage facilities. 2-5765. To AMM3c Japs started hand .
: Mary A. Averette. Margaret using grenades.During
Half-cut boots with shine. Business woman will share home In
a high
war even one hour sooner can C. Bates Dominick
Lake. Shore with couple. Dlbenedetto, a lull in the fighting
Silk coveralls and Tommy guns be goal and mine. Convenient Anna M. Carman. Anna M. Greer
your to
bus routes and Air Station. Call Gurke told his friend that if a
and publicity shots and movies No one knows exactly what Mrs. Regal Ext. 8656 or 2-!'JH after R.. hail William C. Hatfleld. grenade fell Into the foxhole he
Mary $ T1IuttoGerald W. Jordan
with Franchot Tone. Danger every happened in World War I, in that 8PM, John W. Judge.
I Will share house with Sophie Kobzlk.: Vasco need not worry about it. Later a
time. Had that glammer stuff. couple, 3858 L. Landrum, Otha
zip R.
last hour between ten and elevenA. Herschel Lewi WtllUm
I St. 2-l(*<6.; Jap grenade did land at the edgeof
Hell, everybody in the Infantry M. on November llth. But Furnished double room, 2522 Post Palmer.K. Mason Burtlce Elmer R.M. Nelson, William L. the foxhole.
wanted in the Parachute Batta- the of No- Street 76180. Peters Edward J.
throughout morning FOR SAI.K Power. Wlnfred L. Rothell. Evelyn C. Gurke dropped his weapon and
lions. : vember 11th, according to casualty I Complete house of furniture. Call Schultz Nettye B. Snok Frank L St. threw his body over the grenade.
The old Infantry, looked down lists, 1,021 American boys were J. \Vensten.. Kxt. 721 or 2-!'J02. John Jr.. Inez Walts. "Gurke made
had up
on and despised, was feeling sorry either killed In action or severely I 1939 Packard Opera Coupe; motor Inexcellent his mind apparently what he
condition; good: radio and to do exactly
for itself and to
trying get away wounded. heater; tires-fair. $7t0.> 2iO4 Cherokee Mail had done said 2nd Lieut. CharlesW.
Registered Calls
from itself until a fellow spoke up Tonight and tomorrow the hours Avenue 2-2924. "Gurkewas
for the ground-pounders with a you put in speeding production are i room house with tile bath attic Flanery, platoon leader.
fan and venetian blinds. 3524 For Close a real Marine. They don'tcome
Ola St..
phrase that made shivers! go down the most important hours in your 3-5686. 157-X). braver."

j, your spine: service to your country. They may 5 room Mediterranean type bungalow The office of the any .
"Smoke-begrimed men, covered be the moat important in your per- two miles from Naval Air Station of Naval

t with the marks of battle, rise out sonal lives. Perhaps someone you 4641 door at Tlmuquana 4635 Tlmuquana Road Rood.Apply next operations articles reports are many registered I Enlists As Private '
F i from fox-holes of Bataan." being received In
knew and loved was killed on the Nice trailer, call 9-4'tt8.
Ask a man with blue braid on morning of November 11th, 1918. Boy's 2 -ln. pre-war bicycle with two damaged condition and in several I FT. DES MOINES, IOWA

his cap-ask him now what outfit Perhaps someone you know and 575 e>tra or new Call Clara Poole, Etx. instances promised. security has been com- (CNS)-WAC Pvt. Pauline Ogden,

r he's in. love will remain alive in the last 1940 Plymouth convertible In excellent for Personnel responsible who is taking her basic training
J "I'm In the Infantry, by God!" hour of the war because you did mnrtltlon with rood tires. Call preparing mail for registration I. here, is the wife of Brig. Gen.
\ he'll tell But Williams, 5-3J5IZ.: are directed to exercise greater I D. A. R. commander
you. what you could tonight and to- caution to Ogden, deputy
r '; She's still the Queen of Battle morrow. Navy Department insure that such mail in the Mediterranean. She
Washing I
1 'A::, *. (From The Yank.) (From Industrial Incentive Divl- ton). J handling) properly in prepared transit. to withstand husband enlisted went in the overseas WAC when her

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January, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

Holder Of Medal I Hero Here Quonset Station Receives Citation

.. Of Honor Is Now Tops Country In

On This Station t d War Bond SalesQuonset

Lieut..William E. Hall Is Point Naval Air Station W

with an efficiency index of 268.5 o .
One Of Few Navy Fliers topped all Naval Air Stations of

the country in the sale of War
To Receive Award r
High Bonds during December, according a

Lieut. William L, Hall, Hiawatha to the report of the Coordinator. 4
Pensacola ranked second withan
"a- Utah, one of the few efficiency Index: of 250.2 while

naval aviators to hold the this Station was third with a

Congressional Medal of Hon dAy mark of 232.6.In .
total volume of sales this
or, highest award presented
Station likewise third
was despitea
by the United States
governmentto record shattering figure of .
either servicemen or civilians, y
t $519,675: Pensacola with $740,598
has reported for duty at this Sta-
was first while Corpus Christi r, sk
tion, naval officials announcedlast
with $ 5,806.25 was second.
Big news on the allotment front,
The Navy hero, who was trans- I II. J said the announcement, "was the

ferred from the Naval Air Station continued avalanche of new allot- ,fit ,

I. at Daytona Beach, won the ments received during December.
Medal of Honor for action as a In that 31-day period the numberof

dive bomber in the battle of the Navy allotments climbed from

Coral Sea, 7.8 May 1992.According 802,477 to 932.318, an mcrease of
William E. Hall of
to official 129,841. The Marine allot- I x
Jovf'rnntf'nt Corps Ai
Hiawatha, Utah, who received the
policy the Congressional I ment total was boosted to a grand I '
Congressional Medal of Honor for
'' Medal is awarded only to a total of 126,098 by 22,969 new t. .Ala
gallantry during the battle of the
Mho himself I allotments, and the Coast Guard '
person "distinguishes t
.. conspicuously by gallantry Coral this Sea Station, has reported for dutyon gained 5,686 to bring Its total to 1-: : : .,

and Intrepidity' at the risk of 47,978.
hit life above and beyond the ---

call of duty." Army, Navy Offer r

Stationed aboard the USS LexIngton
5'S during the Coral Sea battle, Soldier Vole Aid They Even Buy

Lieut. Hall is credited with de- Captain Arthur Gavin, Commandant, pins the Presidential Unit
stroying, at great personal risk, a To State CouncilActing Bonds As A PairGlen Citation for service aboard the USS Enterprise on Dewitt T. Kelly

Jap torpedo plane just before it AMM2c of Louisville Miss., during inspection ceremonies on this
,v made what would have been a certain on the request of the Thomas and Lynn Peter Station last Saturday morning
Williams, twins of squadron
hit on the carrier. Council of State Governments, the

bombing He also attack participated which resulted in a dive in War prepared and! a Navy statement Departments on "Practical have T ually.-4, seldom Net only do things do they individ look Two Officers And Enlisted Man DecoratedBy

i the sinking of the Japanese air- of alike, but they think alike.
Aspects Cooperation by Army
both enlisted in the
craft carrier Ryu Kaku, and shot and in Absentee They
Navy Voting by
i down two Zeros with his forward Servicemen during War Time," Navy at Detroit, 18 September Captain Gavin During InspectionTwo
machine gun. to 1911; got their AMMSc rating 1
according Camp Newspaper
January IMS, and AMMZc ratIng -
i His radioman-gunner added one Service's Washington Bureau. 1 July IMS. Marine officers and a Navy enlisted man were
:, more probable Jap plane with the The statement issued by War
Recently they purchased 20 awarded decorations by Captain Arthur Gavin Commandant
I flexible gun in the rear cockpit of Secretary Henry Stlmson andNavy
war bonds totaling $500, and
at inspection ceremonies held Saturday morning on this
the SBD dive bomber. Secretary Frank Knox, was
I .
named each other co-owners.
,1 While these actions were goIng made public in answer to a letter Station.

} on, Lieut. IIall'8 plane was from Frank Bane executive director Who Said You'll Never The Navy Cross, highest medal awarded to personnel! _out-_ :
! I I badly damaged and he was eIV of the Council which asked side of the Congressional Medal of

,..! rerely wouuded In the leg In for suggestions regarding Federal Get Rich In the NavyNAS Honor, was presented to Captain
?Y spite of these conditions however legislation on the soldier vote. I Thomas H. Mann Jr., USMCR, of

, he returned safely to the In their reply to Mr. Bane's request PASCO, WASH.-Fred J. Sullivan, Ind, for shooting down

'I flight deck of the Lexington, Secretary Stimson and Secretary Leonard. Chief Watertender of nine Japanese planes and assisting

J saving his own life and that of Knox made it clear that the Public Works here, lays claim to in the destruction of two oth-

A his air crewman. For the War and Navy Departments had being the highest paid CPO in ers. The action took place in the

I wounds he revived he has been no intention of interfering with the Navy. Chief Leonard receives I Solomon Islands area from 25

/ awarded the Purple Heart states' rights in the soldier vote $143,85 monthly pay. He has nine September to 12 November 1942

,1 Besides the Lexington, the Medal issue. It is understood that whatever dependent children and draws base Capt. Mann's permanent citation,

of Honor winner also served bill Congress adopts, the action pay, longevity percentage, clothing received Saturday, states:

r, aboard the Yorktown and the Enterprise of state legislatures will remain allowance and commuted ratIon I "By hit out< tan vital A for 30 CPOLeonards cool and Indomitable
and participated in raids Navy man years, courage
The secretaries also stressed the
chits under the he 'ontrlhutt"tlmateriallJ'
pay fighting !spirit (
on the Marshall and Gilbert Islands
f point that their do -
departments to the defense and
family allowance program, are
{ and on Wake and Marcus
Islands. not advocate or oppose any par figured In this manner: $22 deducted QUESTIONSANSWERS security of our force In that

ticular voting legislation "They from his base pay of $138, ON area and was. an Inspiration to
He holds the Presidential Unit ( PRINTED
will endeavor to administer subject all the member of his "
leaving $116; a monthly squadron.
Citation for service with the Enterprise -
to their primary obligation, of $50 goes to his wife; $30 a ) Capt. Mann: who makes his
\I from February to April whatever law may be In effect I month for the first child; and $20a ,, 1. Joe Palooka, Terry and the Jacksonville home at 3883 Eloise

1942 according to the statement. month for each additional ch.ld; Pirates. Bringing Up Father, St., attended both Purdue and
After the sinking of the Lexington "The policy of the Army and .10 for Blondie and Li 1 Abner are popular Indiana State Teachers'
-plus $62 longevity, $6.25 Collegeand
the battle of the Coral Sea
in ,
Navy is to assist and encourage clothing and $19.50 commuted rations comic strips: and here are the received his flight training at
Lieut. Hall was evacuated becauseof servicemen to vote, so far as is I artists who create 'em: Milton Jacksonville and Miami. He also

wounds, to the Naval Hospitalat practicable and compatible with -A rii-- Caniff, Chic Young, Al Capp Ham wears the Purple Heart.
San Diego lie has since serv- JR! Fisher and George McManus. Can
military operations. Nothing must Recipient of the Purple Heart at
ed on active duty at San Diego and interfere with the services primary Secretary Knox Favors you pair each comic strip with its Saturday morning's ceremonieswas

Daytona Beach before coming to obligation to wage victorious creator* Captain Robert C. Hammond

Jacksonville war;" the statement said. Compulsory Training 2. Match these columns correct USMC, Utica Miss. The award
The Utah hero son of Mr and The statement outlined the lim- ly. The places in the second column was made for wounds received by
Advocating one year's compul-
Mrs. G. F. Hall of Hiawatha, grad- in the first.a. .
itations placed by war conditionson sory military training for every match the names Capt Hammond 9 August 1942,
uated from the University of the the Army and Navy in Jan Smuts y. Swedenb.
carry- boy who reaches the age of 17 or at the battle of Savo Island, dur-
Redlands He Joined the Navy in ing out requirements of the law 18, Secretary of the Navy Frank Oswald Mosley w. Brazil ing which the Marine served as

1938, received his flight training at among men and women aboard. Knox declared it would make cer- e. Getulio Vargas x. RussIac. a naval line officer aboard a
Pensacola, and won his wings therein Vatu tin Englande.
It recommended that ballots be tain "that our individual liberties Nikaial y. cruiser.
; September 1939. mailed servicemen overseas at will be preserved." Gunder Haegg z. South Africa Returning to this country in

least 45 days before the election Secretary Knox, delivering an 3. Do you recall the name of the the latter part of 1912, Capt.

and to servicemen within the U. address at a Cleveland Boy Scout first U. S. Naval Ship sunk by Hammond applied for flight

S. at least 30 days before that Council banquet, asserted such a German forces in the present war? training and received It at

rI'N t date. system of training is in harmonywith 4. Baseball and basketball are Dallas, I'enwcola and Jackson

.. ...' ...,... the Democratic ideal American games, devIsed by I ville. Since 1'f'i'f'ldngIds wingshe
l Seeks Increased the originators -
r- Navy "No one should be exempt," he Americans. Can you pick has been on active dut8
of those out of
I said "rich and alike games an assistant Instructor at the
Al Si V tnrent UoaplUl Jacksonville poor boys
\ Use Of V-Mail LettersThe from the city and boys from the this list: Jim Figg, Knute Jacksonville Naval Air Station.

Mr and Mis Raymond Telller, a farm, boys of all races and religions Rockne, Abnar Doubleday, John The Presidential Unit Citationfor
ion, born Friday January 14 Navy issued a warning In all should be made to McGraw Albert Spaulding Dr. service aboard the USS Enterprise
Mr, and Mr*. Holland Norrli. a ton, Washington that unless greateruse shoulder James Naismith, Adolph Rupp, from 7 December 1941, to
14 a common responsibility
born Li made of V-Mail to servicemen .
j c1alin1aa and Theodore Roosevelt?
15 November 1942
MM Chester of personal preparedness, as a was presentedby
D. Kosenskl a son Friday January and women overseas "it may shield for the future security of :5. True or false A line officer Captain Gavin to Dewitt T
U. become necessary to discontinue of the Navy is one who has
Kelly AMM2c Louisville, Miss.
Seaman Second Class and Mrs. our country. I
other mail
carrying personal Naval
James \Valdner a daughter, born Sat. I 1 V5L been trained for general I Kelly entered the naval service 13
January 15. ; overseas by air"Citing commands; Staff officers command
uidJ July, 1940, at New Orleans, received -
Mr. and Mrs Pierre Saout a son, a warning to this effect GI Joes Shed A Tear only in their specialties. I his boot training at SanDiego
born Sunday from the Chief of Naval
ar.i: I Operations 6. The first World War beganon
AMMlc and Mrs, Taylor, a i and attended the Aviation
son, born .d..lim January 17. I the Navy declared that For Hungry HeiressThe (February 27, 1914) (July 28, Machinists' Mates service schoolat
Mr. and Mrs Taylor, a son, overseas operations are taxing air 1914) (September 9, 1914) (Jan San Diego
born Monday. January 17 transportation facilities severely. Army overseas 3 when Austria declared
AMMlc and Mrs toyette R,1lllson. newspaper uary 1915)) As barrier operator on the
a son, born Monday: January 17AMM2e a fj- Stars and Stripes expressed sym- war on Serbia. Which lathe flight deck of the Enterprise,
and Mrs Norman Puckett. American troops overseas may pathy for New York heiress Gloria correct date* Kelly participated in nine major

a Seaman son born first Monday Class. January and Mrs.17.James hear 1944 baseball games via Vanderbilt di Cicco last week in a T Should you sail around Cape battles and raids. He wears the

MlUch a son burs Monday January record transcriptions, it was announced front page story that told how Horn you'd sail around the tip American Defense and Pacific
11. last week by Dixie Wal- five "GI Joes" had sent her $2.05 of South America, but around Theatre Ribbon

Seaman F;, Leathers First Class a and daughter Mrs Raymond born- ker, Brooklyn Dodger outfielder, to keep the wolf from her door. I what point of land would you sail ----

Monday. January 17. just returned from Alaska and the Under the headline, "Gloria, should you sail around Cape Sable On Skis
Mall Specialist Third Claa and Mrs Aleutians Announced. starving on $135,000 is sent two Torpedo

Clifford B Anderson. ,.a daughter, born GI bucks for a feed--plus a nickel 8. True or false* The authorof MOSCOW (CNSI-The> Russiansare
4 Monday.,. and Januaiy Mrs Walter Queen, a daughter Ohio State's Big Ten basketball for coffee," the Stars and Stripes "Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" was now using land torpedos on
born Tuesday January 18, team averages six feet four inchesin related how five enlisted men of Robert Louis Stevenson skis to destroy German battlefield
LI, and Mrs, Uilllam II. Chester. a height. the U. S. 8th Air Force collectedand 9. There are six neutral European emplacements The local radio
daughter. born Tuesday January 18.
AMM2c and Mrs Lewis S. Vallee, a sent her $2.05 after reading countries Can you name recently cited one instance in
son. born Tuesday January 18Lt 1' about her court difficulties. four of them* which a Russian sergeant loaded
Comdr. and Mrs. Claude B. Friday Cox and ).(rs. Arthur Van Doran. a Gloria alleged she had found 10 The King of England is a heavy explosive on skis and sentit
born Tuesday January 18 daughter. born Thursday. January MBMle .
a son
.1 AMMZcand Mrs Herbert L Williamson and Mrs Hubert Lee Purls, trouble in living on her allotmentof never permitted to go toVim.: gliding down a elope _into the
'I. m daughter. born Wednesday January a son born Thursday, January 20.11wtswaiR $135,000( by a New York court, bledon, House of Commons, Down firing point. The resulting blast
19It Mate Second Class and plus the Army pay of her hus- ing Street, or a public air raid demolished the pillbox, the .broad-
(jg) and Mrs Harold Clover, a Mrs. Kobert L. Crowns, a son, born
; daughter, born Wednesday, January: Thursday,. January >*. ,band, Lt. Pat di Cicco. iJ\ tler. Which? east added. ?

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JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S. BOY HOME
Naval Air Station. Jacksonville Florida by the Public '
Relations Office at no expense to the government. Copies SUOMI'12y
are distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Naval
personnel at the Natal Air Station, the auxiliary air % By Commander U. Mnrken, ChC, USN
stations at Lee and Cecil }fields and the Naval Air Gun-
ner's School. Distribution Is also made to the Headquarters i y PersonalityReligion
of the Naval Air Operational Training Commandand Religious
the Naval Air Technical Training Center.
is both a quest and an achievement. Pick
Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall. USN out the most genuinely religious person you know
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training preferably not some saint of history but a living
who seems to you unmistakeably
Captain Arthur Gavin. USN personality relig.
Commandant ious Probably you do not know many such peo-
Jacksonville Natal Air Station pie but I believe if :you will go down memory'slane
;you can at least find one. I cannot hear you
Captain John J. Malley (MC), USN.
that that would select
Commanding Officer! describe person you as a
U. S. Naval Hospital / genuinely religious person, but I believe I can picture
/ 1C2 = t just what you would say.
Captain Joseph B. Lynch.Officer A-VG), USNK.Commanding Ch -//o You will select as a genuinely religious person one
Naval Air Technical Training I Center whose life is characterized by spiritual vitality and
depth, one who thinks of others, is interest m
Commander Edward E.Officer Dolccek. USN. \ J\ \ a helping others to achieve their best, one who accepts
Natal Commanding Air Gunner School responsibility for work, work that is worth
3 and carries it through in spite of all difficulties dOinlD
Lieut. CoL Chester L. Gawne, USMC (Ret). ... s a"WE'VE who would meet the great crises and the
Commanding Marine Barracks Officer novanccs of life with courage and calm and alwavs
with a sense of direction. Such a person will not be
Lieut Col. William T. Evans USMC (Ret). bored with himself or with the world, for that per
Commanding Officer son will find too many interesting things waiting to
Marine Aviation Detachment be done. That person will not lack friends, for his

Commander WlllUm H. !lhrord, Jr., USN. own friendliness; will win them to him spontaneously
Commanding Officer That person may often be misunderstood, but misunderstanding
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs will never quench his spirit In a

Commander William O. Burch. USN deep sense you will find such a person to be a happyone
Commanding Officer yet did not think in terms of
: you happinesswhen
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Cecil Field BEEN WAITING ON PA HAND AND FOOT, you selected that individual as a genuinely

I THOUGHT THAT SAID FA.MILY FOOLcnto1nigi1a3npi! religious person.
The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper
material. Republication of credited matter prohibited Thus, by selecting[ such a person you lime !, I'cn
without permission of CNS, War Department. 203 E. evidence that vow recognize religious living when
Cnd St.. N. Y. C. you see it. 1 do not know all the things you may
-, .75 scant in life and yet unless you are a most rj.ceptional .
Make Allotments Now ::::' -= r e person, there arc certain things you are

( sure to \iant. Among them are health, money
According to the Station War Bond Of- enoiiijh for reasonable comfort, a chance to marry

fice, 1,020 more Bond allotments must be the person you lore, a good time, conflfflial/ril'nds,
made before 90 percent of Naval personnelon ) the surrounding beauty of nature, 'knouledqc. a
chance to do work that interests you most and that
the station are signed up under the volun- you find joy in doing.

tary payroll plan. sc6 Developing a religious personality will lift one
Now there's no secret about the fact that out of himself and re-enforce one in himself. It

our government needs money to run this jJn C directs attention towards God and towards other
people, and new centers of interest develop. Nothing
war. In a few other countries they would in the world does that so powerfully as religion.

just take the money away from you and that Religious living requires a first-hand discovery of
would be the end of it. Here in the United By STEVE KALAGIAN, Y2c God. It means worshipping God in humility of

States, there is no compulsion. You are ask- There are some residents of the area near the Senior spirit His and demands.submitting for a lifetime in obedienceto

ed not to give your money, but lend itandat B.O.Q. whose names aren't listed in the station directory.

a very good rate of interest, too. Neither do they need any I. D. cards to get by the Marine

There is no need to appeal to ;your patriotism. Guards at the gate either. I Divine Services I

Those of us in uniform have given a They were discovered one night last week by an officer

good example of that already. But let's look who was driving toward the B.O.Q. Two of the four chil- Protestant Chip!: MoMio Read and BirmiBh m Attain.07TO .

at it from a practical point of view. Let's dren crossed in front of his car and he applied the brakes -Ilolv Communion
In time. The mother, In the ORTO-Recruit Divine service.1
consider the whole thing from our own se- just OJO-! Tralnln!: Center Divine service.
meantime, waited on the oppositeside I shine boys |III now charging 15 OT": "-Sunday School (small chapel).
curity. with the two others. When cents It must be because he's IMS-General; Divine service
You're in the Navy now. You're sure of a she finally realized that the officer -I better dressed than the others 1843-\esper service.
place to sleep, something to eat and a regular was giving her the right of I, The scorekeeper' and the Welfare Catholic 0630-Mass.('hapel: Muttla Road and Birmis ham Arena.
way, she very proudly escorted her office don't seem to on the mOO
salary; besides. What about after the war? agree -Mass.
offspring across the street. outcome of the game with the Personnel ORTO -Mass.
Plans are being made to take care of you, Just exactly where these unusual office last Saturday It OO:1O--Mau:
yes, but no one can really be sure of any- residents are living is hard to tell used to be the referees they blamed 1 ICO-Mass, e
thing in a post-war world, especially one following Because after all who knows just The :Fourth War Loan Atrrtur.Christian !Science !Service: M.tln Wad and lilrmln h in

a war as tremendous and chaotic as what kind of a place a racoon Drive affect. you only one way 1100Small chapel
and four little racoons would con If you already don't have a Jfwlkli !Srrvlee: Muttl Road and Birmingham! Arfnn
this? Wouldn't feel better if knew
you you sider good living quarters. Hond Allotment how about mak- small chapel' ).
that you had a little money on the side which ing one? and you might dropa 1MC-Sabbalh service (Friday).
was kept in trust for :you by the government? A few nights ago at a local spare dime for the Infantile 0810-Dc\otlons:.!Ofll)-Sabbath service(Saturday trrlday). ).
nltery an aviation machinist'smate
I l'aralpl'4 boxes scattered" nil over 1WK( )-Devotions (Sunday) Cecil Field.
Bonds is not
So buying regularly now
Ic, created a mild the "station SMOKING LAMP'S
just being patriotic, its being practical, too. when without even as much as a OUT.

It merely means that you are lending your blush he walked in with three fair -| % Xl- From Other Papers I
young damsels. With all the cour-
money at a good rate of interest so that you tesy becoming gentleman, he New Books -In
and everybody else like can win this
you seated each one before taking a
war. What have you got to lose? seat himself. Station Trams As Pilot

M __MaM 4 i The whole story would be beside Library Lieut (jg) Kenneth MacLeish of Alexandria Va.,
the point, of course, if it weren'tfor Adams, Atlas of American His doesn't care too much for publicity which plays up
Nice GoingThe the fact that all around this tory the fact that his father is Archibald MacLeish. well
happy foursome were scores of
American poet and Librarian of Congre
Audel, Mechanical
sailors who through no choice of Dictionary
Students and Ship's Company at their own were "men without women Baseball; Official flaying Rules: -THE AIRSHIP, USNAS Lakehurst. .-'

VPB2-1 have voluntarily sent $35: to the ." For these underdogs, we 1913.

Welfare Officer as a part of their contri- urge that the anti-monopoly law Brigance, Speech for :Military Pearl Harbor Idea v
be enforced against this "woman Ser ice.
bution to the Infantile Paralysis Drive being -
I hoarder" machinist mate. Caldwell, Air Power and Total If America thinks and acts "Pearl Harbor" until
this month. did this
conducted They
War. the last shot in this war is fired this nation cannotbe
without any solicitation and without even Who said !sailors" weren't mod- Tollett, Islands on Guard Inter- denied a complete, glorious and unconditional vice
having any contribution boxes available in est' The soft drink representativehas American Statistical Yearbook: tory.-GREAT LAKES BULLETIN.
their to practically get down on his 1912.
area. knee to get any of them to makea
It is this kind of spirit upon which a recording which they can send Lemon Analytical Experimental Who Slept? 1
Democracy flourishes-the voluntary desireof I to their mother. And everythingis Ph j'slcs. .
free, too, the record, the mall- Newsom, Basic Mathematics for There is going to be a big sign on the Pentagon
its to another in times of
people help one ing even the script H provided Pilots and night Crews' Bldg. in Washington after the war. "Washington
stress. It is the kind of spirit that our for those who don't think i O'Gara, Theodore Roosevelt and ; Slept Here."-THE WAKE.

enemies completely overlooked when they very fast with a microphone In the Rise of the Modern Navy I _
made the mistake of making war on us. It front of them. Header's Digest (Jan.-June) 1913. I '

is a spirit we can all be proud of. Talk about burning up the rug, Richmond Making the Most of Navy Terms

-Si its hard to beat Paul Popadak and Your Personality. All this Bluejacket needa'Js a doghouse. Harold
Terry Kelly. At a party held re- Williams, Amateurs at War. Hinton, Co. 1479, wrote home the other day askedto
Korean I cently in Jacksonville, the Popa- jK m I be sent a plastic dog chain, not bothering to give
Ahn Chang Ho, the Christian, married his teach- dak-Kelly combination (a coupleof any explanations of Navy terminology To his surprise
er's daughter and they came to America to learn good English names) received I and the amusement of the entire company hESS
more about the great democracy. lie became the a cigarette case each by walking Navy Radio Programs ASSiS.chain for a dog GREAT
leader of Korean resistance, made many trips back away with the jitterbug honors. ._
home. His religious leaning inclined him to preacha For free demonstrations arrangedat Thursday-"Lucky Bag" _

passive resistance But the Jap brooked no formof I your convenience, contact either WMBR20902055Friday"Navy UnlawfulIt
resistance: Ahn Chang Ho was imprisoned in one of these outstanding dancers.

1932, eventually died, probably of poison, when Like USO entertainers, they are Wings' is unlawful for to have In his possession
Japan went all out to conquer China Today, his always glad to display their talents WJAX21002150Tueelay1'ings at any one time any person more than 40 cigarettes,
daughter is carrying on, but it isn't passively. for all servicemen, but especially Over Amer according to a Texas statute unless a stamp in the
Susan Ahn is an officer in the world's fightlngest servicemen. nature of tax is
a Purchased from the treasurer
:Navy, and she is learning the veriest rudiment of lea-WJ IIP-2100-2 ISO. affixed to each package.-THE BEAM, C0'PusChristi.
Jap-cure gunnery.-GOSPORT, Pensacola. 8J\10KJE8-0ne of the shoewewi I L _


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!+j' Literary Scrapbook I Historic Meeting Greer Garson, Walter

i. Poems By Or About Naval Personnel h Pidgeon Are Stars

"Madam Curie," reported to be

I" Song Of A Second Class one of the outstanding: movies of
"Glowing Tribute"Paid this generation, will be shown at

I Y Seaman the Main Station Auditorium all
day Sunday and again on Monday
I've pone and left my life of ease To YeomenThe ;q night at the Student Officers au

To take my chances on the seas ditorium.

.; I've left my happy home to go following letter was reported Starring Greer Garson and \Val
Where billows rise and the four to have been received by ter Pidgeon, two of the finest ac-

wind blow. the C, O of a naval training .t tors Hollywood has produced, "Ma.
They took the :Mr. off my name school in the Middle West. dam Curie" is the story of two
And told me how to play the game. scientists, husband and wife, who
I'm "sailor boy" or just plain "Dear Sir: spurred by their great love for
"Mac" "1 wonder if I might impose each other and their devotion to

When the Captain talks I don't upon you to help me out of a 1 the cause of science, dedicated
t talk back difficulty that has recently arisenin their entire lives to the discovery

From hard-boiled chief to seaman connection with my tour of of a substance which was to proveof
rough military bases in the Middle great benefit to civilization-

From every one I take the guff. West. This scene from the movie "Madam Curie," shows the first meeting I I radium.
I'll take It till the day I sew "As you know from our prev- of Marie Sklodovska (Greer Garson i and Pierre Curte (Walter I Conforming with the new policy
TJjMin my sleeve that snow white ious correspondence, I present a Pidgeon), with Prof. Perot (Albert Bassermani I doing the introducing. of having movies on Thursdays instead -
crow.I'm lecture on "The Evils of Alcohol. Their subsequent marriage not only brought the pair marital happi- I of Fridays, the "Cross Of
swabbing decks" at morn and It has been my practice in the ness, but the discovery of radium to the whole of the civilized world Lorraine," starring the French actor -
night past to carry with me six men at well. I I Pierre Aumont, who JoinedNO
Till they find out that I can fight. who represent the last stages of

No caviar or wine for mel chronic alcoholism These men gypsy lady took the aunt first, MOVIES FRIDAY
It's bread and beans my ('how"lit were loaned to me by a Chicago Breezes and foresaw the conventional dark
be. Effective Immediate! ', there
sanitarium. They have retained man and journey across water. }
No daquiris to satiateI just enough of their intelligenceto Then she seized the reluctant en- will be no movies on }'rlda '!i
drink my rum and whlskej remain seated on the stage Salty Humor From 'signs hand and peered into his and Saturdays. The usual Friday

straight. throughout my lecture, and their Here And There future "My," she breathed, "a shows will be held on
. Thearga girl Is my Ideal awful appearance, with their I very good fortune Before the war Thursday. Schedule for the
lint then of course she l isn't real. protruding eyes and continual' This Wonderful AgeIn is over you will be promoted to week-Sunday through Thursday -
I'm looking for a baby who slobbering and trembling, servesas sergeant"' movies I except when USO
Prefers the color "Navy blue". an excellent object-lesson for 1941 girls said : WHAT A shows are presented! ; Friday
I will be true with all my might the enlisted men in the audience. MAN! and Saturda, smokers athletic
(Unless of course It's "dutynight" in 1942 it was: "WHAT? No Doubt events and dances.'
"Unfortunately, however, the
Officer of the
A MAN1'In Day: "Are you
) six men who have been assistingme 1944 it'll be "WHAT'S A sure this man was drunk?" the French forces overseas upon
RUTH STICKLEU. were drafted into the Army MAN?" M, A. A,: "Well Sir, he put a the completion of this picture,
TIe author, !Mr, 'litlhri/CM Home last week and I have been forcedto penny in the mail box and lookedup will be presented at the Main Sta-
kiwi vlviit Second (tins miman, briny/ continue my tour alone. Approach at the library clock and yelled, tion Theatre tonight The rest of
tntimetl; to CXIP lirrtrlf' Brittle/ fx>i"<| a "Would it be possible for me, "I'm 'My God, I've lost 20 Ibs. the schedule follows:
Betty: discouraged.
ut//e. she' l, oJo Mcrrlury' la the" com, I when I appear at your station Everything I do very seems to be Sund.iv-"Madam: Curie," Greer"
nuiru/i/u/ vfftcrr of lie/ )iVniiit' Air Gun next month, to borrow six of your wrong" Not Her Garson, Walter Pidgeon.
s.-'I.J' I ln,//i lirn/ly/ ,Itrrr yeomen to use in place of my : "
i "Desert
nrr ti pra put Marine: "Is that right? What "AL'Om4" physical charm are Monday- Song, Dennis
fl''l' into' Ile' Notv I nil nl V. ___ I former Your assistants help in this matter will are you doing Saturday night?" her chief weapons in the battle of Morgan.
----- -- wh -- love" Tuesday "Lady Takes A

Buy, Buy \\'ar BondsOr be greatly appreciated. No Evidence "Well you'll never be arrested Chance," Jean Arthur.

' I "Yours very sincerely, Boot: "Ju-st because a guy's on for carrying concealed weapons," 'e-dnf'flda-"Song of Russia,**
Bye, 11)'e Freedom Rev Oscar Q Stalebeejr" his hands and knees in the middle Robert Taj'lor.
Who's First? Thursday-"Racket Man, Tone1't"al88t..S.
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of the highway doean prove he'sbeen
drinking, does itt" A group of sailors were discuss .
Their Wedding Picture Shore Patrol: "Well, I guess ing the many things they were A special section is reserved for
officers at the 1300 and 1700 shows
going to do when the war WM
"" not but
uhy to
; are you trying
and during the week and at the 1430
roll up that white line 1" over they were discharged
f "First thing I'm gonna do," stated and 1700 shows on Sunday.

Watch Medals one, "is bust the Chief right In ,
the nose." Deadliest Enemies"Overconfidence
"And another thing," the
exper- "Oh, yeah!" replied a shipmate. and complacency
ienced girl told the Innocent One
before the 'latter kept her date "That, my friend, ta what you are among our deadliest
think. You're gonna stand In line enemies," said President Franklin
with a Marine, "don't let those
and take> your turn-just like the D Roosevelt in his message on the
Medals fool !
I I you rest of us! !" II state of the Nation

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) her that lovely lingerie"

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was trying way
Frg! through college selling subscrip-
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1 Post, But all the fellows wantedto
take Libertj
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Bad Girls
Mother: "Where do bad little
girls go7"Babs
: "Most everywhere, Momma -

New Line

The new line-Come up to my g
apartment and see my porterhouse -
P steaks!

Here is an accurate: eopv of the ('arefullv posed wedding picture
that Pierre and MarIe Curie had taken before they started on their Encouraging, FutureA when a new laboratory is to be dedicated to them for their
honeymoon cycling through the countryside of France. But the I young ensign in town for a discovery of radium, Marie Curie is grief-stricken by the loss of
pastoral honeymoon was of short duration since great scientific brief spree was taken by a demoted beloved husband. Pierre, who is struck down by a team of horses whenhe
thoughts were on both of their minds, The picture, "Madam Curie" aunt to a luncheon at a tea runs out to buy a special gift for her Prof Perot, who first introduced
plays at the Station Theatre on Sunday and at the Student Officers' shoppe uhich includes, palmistry the two, tries to console her but so deep is her grief that
Auditorium Monday. with the 75 cent special. The she does not even hear the old man's words. (

Male Call ,,jy Milton Can: iff. creator of Terry and the Pirate. *!, Skimmer Primer!

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Six 1AX AIR NEWS 27 January, 1944

'It'Ii' WA VE-ing A Back Hand Over The Net Basketball Players In 4 Leagues

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> ;. 4 -.;:.*; ., :' !-" ;: "" ;( } ., Await Opening Round Of PlayoffsAs

.-." .,_...,..-:.-, ".... '.".,''' .".,,,," '" basketball competition bordered on the brink of to

S J "R n playoffs this week Assembly and Repair loomed up as faY.

orite to take the National league title and Docks Ferries
),:. the American league title, in Commandant's Cup competition. -
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Meanwhile in we officers league
i Squadron VPB2 (2)) is on top with
t.\ By Edmund Walsh Y2c You Know Me Rl six wins against one defeat and
Gunnery is in first place in the
FINDING a needle in a The origin of that once popular Student officers league with six

haystack or a Florida orangein expression] "you know meAl triumphs and one defeat.
this Admiral Determining mark for entranceinto
was says
would be tough
California Hugh Rodman, In "Yarns of a the playoffs will be a .500
but an even more difficult Kentucky Admiral." average in the standings, for teamsof
job would be trying to find "Some years ago," pipes the either league.. In the playoffs
another Timothy Michael Admiral \Ytien we kept a station each team will play all of the
In Constantinople our other teams .
ship once.Recruit
l' ,Mickey) Finn, seaman, first men taught the Turks to play Center Wins

class, of Production Engigeer- baMeball. In the final match between In games during the past week
ing A and R, and formerlyof the Turks. and the Blue Recruit Center, one of the top
Brooklyn, New York jackets when the first Turk teams in the American league had
bat Allah! little trouble with the Boathousein
came to he said 0,
Irish and twenty one, Mickey w be Give me an eje to see the ball." winning 45 to 31 Bishop and,
is a walking dictionary and "lie struck three times and Anastasio showed the way W

year book on boxing, past and iL wan out." 13 points apiece. Paturelll h "
"The necond Turk fcakl, '0, seven points for the losers.
present. 0 ti.rfl Allah! Give me the skill to hit VPB2 ((1) knocked over 0 andG
Since he was old enough to the hall/ 37 to 27 with Bishop hot again
understand the value of a "He struck three times and getting 12 points. Richardson had
wa. out. 12 also for 0 and G.
right to the chin and 'oudon't
) R "The third Turk have to be so old to and said '0, Allah! grant thatI National league, bumped 0 and G,
find that out in Brooklynhe may make a base hit.
estimates that he has seen "He struck three time and STANDINGS:
wag 'out.The National L..s"e!
at least 5,000 fights. Betty Jo Vinson, AMM2c of A and R, is the outstanding WAVE I sides changed and an W 11
It's only forty minutes by sub- tennis player at the Station. She is a former champion in three states American bluejacket came to Assembly and Repair S 1
way from Mickey's house to Madison I j and recently went to the finals of the Florida state tournament after I bat. lie fanned the home plate VK Marine Barrack fi 6 3 2

_. SquareCwhere'I I almost two. years of absence from the courts. I with his hat, then exclaimed to VPS2 (1) 5 3
the world at large: O and G 43
he used to pay VPB2 (2j 3 5

his way in on Betty Jo Vinson AMM 2c "You"And-know knocked me,a Al.home run." VO-VCS Tl 06 1 6
Friday nights( Personnel 0 1
'. .,, until he got to A"crlclMu.ue
N 1r know Chick 43 Big League Players W I,
+ Wergles, now Is WAVES Tennis AceBetty Dockt-Ferrle 6 0
Hospital 6 1Seaman
fit : ; managing Beau Inducted Since October Guard 5 3
Jack Wergles, Jo Vinson, AMM2c, became the first WAVE in the Recruit Center 5 3
who also putson history of the Air Station to win sports recognition when she I Forty-three major league player Ships Boat House Store Ashore 4 2 :2 5
have been inducted into the
the Garden'sdouble stepped out of tennis retirement to battle her way through T 4 35
headerbasketball I Ito armed forces since the close of Main Galley 1 3
Finn : the finals of ,the Florida State tournament last month. the baseball season last October. VM Hangar 1 5
shows with Ned Smiling Betty whose home is up Hardest hit (In the draft were Fire Department Officer 0 5

Irish, took an Nashville way isn't winning her the St. Louis Cardinals, National ShKlmt W U
Interest in Mickey the Redheadand first honors in tennis. In five Personnel and T4 League champions who lost Walker Gunnerv 8 OVPB2
with that friendship came entree years of competition she didn't Cooper, their great catcher; : (1) 4 2
to many of the 5,000 fights. wander much out of her back yard Outfielder Harry Walker. Second VPB2 VK 4 (2) 22 1 3
Pace Bowlers ForCommandant's
Mickey knows fights, fightersand but did go far enough to win three Baseman Lou Klien and Johnny VK 5 0 3
State tournaments. She was Kentucky V -VCS 0 5
side lights on their personal Hopp, versatile utility player.
I : champ in 1940 and Tennessee Ofr..Tft(
lives. There's hardly a worthy
guy The world champion New York W L,
and Alabama in 1941. CupPersonnel
of wearing a glove in Stillman'sgym queen I
Yankees lost Spud Chandler, their VPQ2 (2) G 1
in New York who he doesn't Won Nashville City Title most valuable player and Char- Recruit Center 4 1
know by his first name. While staying close to home, took a big step to the VO-VCS 4 1
lie Keller veteran
though she came through to win front in Commandant's Cup Bowl- VF 2 3
His ambition is to be a fight was frozen to his defense job in Aan4R 24O
promoter and until he reaches his the Nashville city championship ing this week by amassing the: Baltimore. In addition, Joe Gordon and G 24
ambition, he'll do whatever he can five years in a row before saying'arewell greatest pin fall in the first four his to enlist. Supply Commissary 1 2
to remain close to the to tennis. Her adios to games of competition with 21 other -' plans Operation 1 3
game. Public Works 3 2
Cocky and usually willing togo the: tournaments came when she teams in two leagues. Among the other players inducted *
up against odds in the ring, reached twenty and that was by i The Personnel five knocked over I were Luke Appling of the Chi- 37 to 29. Coggenshall's eight
with her father. 3477 pins in four for a cago White Sox; Dick Wakefieldand
he won 33 of 34 fights from the agreement games I points was high for the winners
time he was 16 until he was 20. Daddy Vinson took an Interestin team average of 869 per game and Tommy Bridges of Detroit; and Richardson's 12 for the losers.
One day he walked Into a sledgehammer his daughter's game when he an average of approximately 174 ; Mickey Witek of the New York VPB2 (2)) slipped a ko to TI, 44
punch and decided i watched her sock the ball over the per man to pace the National lea- : Giants; Kirby Higbe of Brooklyn, to 18 with Gordon tallying 19
featherweights don't make much net as a ten year old. He encouraged gue.T. and Hi Bithorn of the Chicago points for VPB.
mney anyway so he thought her to practice by increasingher 4 led American league bowl- Cubs. Recruit Center nailed VM 40 to
up the promotion Idea. allowance. ers with a total pin fall of 3244 29 as Bishop with 14 points and
A few weeks ago, CpL Sugar To earn an extra five dollars O'Quinn with 12 points, led the
Ray Robinson, on tour with Sgt. each week, Betty Jo had to prac- I AMERICAN LEAGUE Molenda attack Mobley's 12 markers were
Joe Louis, met Finn on the Sta. tice three hours a day. This start-I T 4 Total Ali: Lt. (fig) high for VM.BoathouMt.
tie... "Remember. me," Mickey ed when she was fifteen and results Boathouse rwM Beat SSA
piped up. member you, I'llaiay soon followed in the formof Cooks-Bakers 2SO-J Goes On Sea Duty Boathouse beat Ships Store
I do." aid Robinson. "Man, tournament victories already Recruit Center iwioStorekeepers 2Hft4 Ashore in a 37 to 25 game. Gilman
I hit you a 'blanket)'-blank' of mentioned. x'ks.o'errlf'l 2XtS Lt. (jg) John (Bo) Molenda, had 11 points to lead the Boat-
a punch on the schnor." Teamed With Rlgg VM 2771 coach of the San Diego NTS foot- house and Chalker had 9 and Nor-

That punch was Mickey's awak- "I got one of my biggest thrills," Hospital Fire Dept. 2630 691 ball team during the 1942 season man 8 for Ships Store.
ening and he became promotion smiles dimpled WAVE Vinson Seaman Guard 2585 has been transferred to sea duty VO-VCS decisioned Tl 59) to 28
minded. He'd knocked Sugar Ray when Bobby Riggs and I teamedup Main Galley ... according to an 11th Naval district as Murphy of VO-VCS connectedfor
down in the first round, but Ray in doubles to best Pauline Betz NATIONAL LEAGUE announcement 18 points and Gilberg, T1, ran
came back up to send Mickey to and Bobby Harmon in the Tennessee ToUt PinsPersonnel 3477! Under Coach Molenda, former up 12.T4's.
the canvass three times. Valley Invitation tournamentin Assembly and Repair U06< University of Michigan and Green barrage, paced by Cropper's
During the recent NAS boxing 1941. Ordnance 3371 Bay Packers star San Diego won 16 points was too much for the
how, Mickey volunteered one "Bobby was so .good that I just VK and Gunnery 30.M 31S5 seven of nine games including vic- Main Galley in a j(2 to 22 game.
night to fight Dick Lee when Lou watched him all during the mdtch. Marine Barracks SK2G tories over U. S. C. and U. C. L. A. c..U..e' .. "II seer
Nezou, Fighting Frenchman, turn I learned more about tennis that VPB :2 (1) SM ,
ed up with a cut over his eye in day than I could have picked up T VPB2 1 (2) 28-JG 1291 Made"-'
training. Lee pound for pound myself in five years. When we Dispensary 1143 Spaghetti, Bananas and Homers
the best scrapper in the tourna- changed courts, he would give me
ment, was in fighting trim. pointers."He and a team average of 811. Zeke Famous He's G I Favorite Now
Mickey, who had not trained in told me to keep my racquet Leading individual bowlers and ; .
a couple of years, heard there wasa up. I had a habit of holding it their averages for four games Hy Camp :Newspaper" Service

chance for a fight. With all the down too low. He also caught me were: Delsandro. VO-VCS, 201; The that Cpl. Henry (Zeke) Bonura that great big
news ,
spirit of Barnum and Bailey in waiting for the ball to bounce before Herrin, Personnel, 200; Steadman.
their best days he decided the figuring how to play it." VO-VCS, 193; Perkins, Personnel. man from the souf with the great big grin on his mouf, is

show must go on. Tennis For Fun 191; Achenbach, 0 and G, 187.3; the most popular GI in North Africa, is good news, forsooth,
What followed was a one way "I'm Moore, A and R, 187,2; Campbell to all who remember the dear, dear days of long ago when
About tennis, Betty
slug fest In which :Mickey caught says A and R, 187.1; Shearer Marine balls aroundin
most of the punches. And, thoughhe twenty-one now and just playingfor Kks 181; Swaim, VM, 189; Hilt- Zeke was hitting home runs and kicking ground
lost, he hung on for three the fun I get out of it. I like brand, Marine Bks, 118; Stuck, T4, Chicago, Washington and the town of New York.
rounds. Since then, he's been the game better this way when 1771; Silverman, Storekeepers, Bonura was awarded the Legionof
training every day, running five I can take things leisurely and 177; Fyfe, Personnel 176; Thome, Merit for "exceptionally meri- I I Zeke down the river to Washing ,
miles and hitting the bag. He enjoy participating. In tourna- VF. 173.2; and Bernick, 0 and G, torious conduct" in organizing and ton. "I hated to do it," Dkyes said
wants a chance to fight Lee Continued On Page Seven 173.1 conducting a successful sports that dark day, "but Zeke fields .likea
again.As -,- -- High individual two game series program in the Mediterraneanarea blind bull in the moonlight.
before, he'll weigh approxi was bowled by Herrin with a markof and soldiers there said thatno Verily, Zeke was no Hal Chaseon
mately 13 pounds less than his Bruce Smith Graduates 420. Steadman rolled the high one in that neck of the woods the hassock. When he came up
opponent, but this time "I'll win" single game with 225. had done more to save them from to the Sox from New Orleans, he
he says. Second At St. Mary'sAviation High two game team series was going nuts with boredom than placed a dime on first base and
Perhaps he will. Robinson and Cadet Bruce Smith is rolled by Personnel, 1770 pins. good old Zeke, the good humor he never moved off it again. Whena
Lee are the only fighters ever to an all-American scholastically as High team single game was credited man from New Orleans. line drive came whistling his
take his measure in the squared well as in football. The former to T 4 with a 934 pin. fall. Doe lie Rival Casano\a? way, Zeke would lunge at the pil r
Minnesota, Great Lakes and St. Zeke always wa4- lovable guy. like an elderly lady chasing a' :
circle.Among hlsfrlend4 In the fight Mary's Calif.. preflight .'player A Tribute They started to lore him in New tramp with a broom. Then he'dturn
game are Mickey Walker, former graduated from St. Mary's with The U .of Iowa will perpetuatethe Orleans the minute he deserted his around and wave his glove
welterweight and middleweight the highest physical training memory of Ensign Nile Kin- Mealy Street banana stand and tookto hopelessly as the ball shot past
-hamp.. Joe Walker, Ids grades in the history of the school. nick All America football star in flailing the air with a bat. Jim- him into right field.
hrother, Battling Nelson! Mike His composite mark for ground 1939 who was killed in action last my Dykes, manager of the Chicago He never lost his good humor,
McTigue, Henry Armstrong, training physical training and June, with the annual award of a White Sox, loved him, too, and almost though, and he never lost his spirit.
Beau Jack, Lou Ambers Pete officer aptitude was 3.59, secondin gold medallion to the student judged swallowed his cigar in remorse Dykes recalls one day when Zeke

Continued .a rage Se' the class, most like him. the day he decided to sell Coal lane* from page( fit.
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27 January 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Pago Seven .j.jI


Main Station Cage Tourney The Inquiring Abe Lincoln Didn't Say It 11i 't

Enters Third Round FridayFive i Exactly This Way, Did He?. !

games highlight Friday's card in the Main Station ReporterQUESTION

Open Basketball tournament. The first game begins at A carpenter's mate, second ;1.J
class, of the Seabees recently; .
1630 and there will be no letup on basketball activity until wrote a parody on Lincoln'sGettysburg .
2130 when the last contest is over. : This is Leap address and sent it

Spectators are invited and Year, fellows. What would to his wife, Mt'///. Dorothy Sell,
promised a good evening's enter. you do if your best girl pro of Neenah, Wis. It follows:
tainment. It's A RecordShots posed to you? "Two score and seven days ;
Undefeated Recruit Center will ago our battalion brought forth I
clash with Squadron VPB2 (1)) Demkowskl, the IIoiidini ANSWERS: upon this island a new project +
in the feature game of the card at of Air Station basketball, ARAM FLEURANT, S2c: "I'd conceived in a fox-hole and dedicated '"4
4.S" .4630. 'The meeting will feature confounded other high scorers marry her, of course. But there'sno BEFORE CROSSING wire entanglements to the proposition that j
:to two of:'the highest scorers in the In the Commandant's Cup lea- danger of her asking me. I examine them as closely as all Japs are created evil. ,
tournament, Chaplain Ned Iver- gue this week when he went on already proposed to her and she possible for anti-personnel mines "We are now ensared in the .j
eon,. of- Recruit Center and Lt. a 68 point scoring splurge In a ,said, 'Wait a while.' which would warn the enemy of your heat, rain and mud of the island ;C
Jg'Red Henderson, of VPB2 (1). single game JOHN McCAFFERY, AMM3c: approach. testing whether this project or .
"High scorer! in games of last The Great One amassed! his i "If a girl proposed to me, I'd ask the Seabees will long endure. a
week were! Cropper, T4 22 points; total while A and R was thump- her how much money she had. She "We are all together slipping -1 41 I
4 Chaplains Iverson and Felder, lug Tl, 108 to 41. There' no can't live on the money I'm mak- and sliding aa we do this, but ;
;, Recruit Center, 17 points; Bittner, telling how many more points ing and she'd have to support me in a larger sense we cannot cultivate .
NATTC. 16 points; Helewskl A and he would have added, for the in the style to which I'm accus- we cannot navigate, we >I
R and Slider. Cecil Field 14 points; last two quarters were cut two tomed." w cannot harrow this ground, for "
and Henderson. VFB2 (1)) and WIlson I and a half minute each by FRANK SWAIN, S2c: "I'd WHEN CRAWLING close to the those great rains which make
Seaman Guard, 10 points. agreement of both team faint." enemy at night move carefully and this mud here have made it im
Results of last weetc's games CPL. RAY HENNING: "If a girl cautiously.Feel the ground ahead of you possible, far above the poor power
were: NATTC, 38-VPB2 (1)), 37; up 16 points for the losers. proposed to me, there'd be the! before each movement to be certain you of all but the "cats" (trace
VPB2 ((2) 38-CNT, 10; Docks Fer- Gunnery officers continued undefeated devil to pay. My wife wouldn't will not hit anything which will reveal tors).
Ties 27-A and R, 26; Cecil Field, by thumping VF5 27 to stand for it"WILLIAM sour.presence. "It is for HA, the Seabees,
.34-Seaman Guard, 30; and Recruit 20. DeSantos and Whistler each B. MILLER, BMlc: --- rather to be enslaved here by
Center 58-T4. 33. had 8 points for the Gunnery officers "I'd turn her down. Absolutely.The this menial labor which they,,
Thriller of the week was the while Horsley had' 9 pointsfor war is no time to get mar- Want AdA who are in charge have thus so
contest between NATTC and VPB2 VF5. ried. You're not as efficient as a'' freely advanced. It is rather
'(1) which went into an overtime. In the Officers league, VO-VCS married man as a single one whenit Navy lieutenant having for us to be here sickened by
The score: was deadlocked at 35: rode over A and R 44 to 15. comes to fighting." finding living quarters the dish of hash set before us,
points apiece when the game end- Schell's 10 points were high for PFC ROBERT BATTSCHIN- put this want ad In a Jacksonville that from these cans we took

ed. In the overtime Kebba drop- the winners while Helewski and GER: "I'd marry her. I'm engaged newspaper! : our nourishment; nor no devotion -
for furnished apartment -
ped in a free throw to put NATTC Williams had five points apiecefor anyway. If she does ask, she's "Looking : lieutenantwith to those cooks, for our
A and R.Operations. or house-Navy stomachs gave an everlasting
GAMES; TODAY. Scores' Win nuts.ALEX TRACY Sic "If a girl permanent orders and measure of commotion."The .
Squadron \'I'U (1) > Krcralt Outer :
at 6:441.: Operations defeated 0 and G asked me to marry her, I'd hu spouse. world will little note nor
TNT u N\TTr al 1730. 36 to 26 as McHugh ran up 15 mour her until the man with the + "We're quiet, refined, no children long remember what we build
squadron M'llJ (2)II A and R ..tJIIH. points. Kessler had 14 for 0 and arrived to take her or prts as worthwhile here but we shall! never forgetthe
straight jacket
:: tenants' jou'll find us good
Oril Field n T4 at 1930. I G.VPB2 away." hash and beans we ate here.
llorki-t"erriea \. seaman fiaaril at ((2) was a 28 to 12 winner PETE ADLERFAX, AMM3c: bets." Let us resolve that we shall not

2030. over Operations. Cardiff had "In the days of old, when men I have sweat in vain; that this
in the lead 36 to 35. Crowell, 8 points to pace the winners. were bold, he swept her off her battalion shall have 30 days' of
VPB2 (1) followed with a long O and G, with Kessler runningup feet and never paid any attention I N. A. O. T. C.Roundup freedom in the United States
basket from the side I which shot 21 points took a 39 to 32 victory to Leap Year. I'm meek as a I by Easter; that this thought
VPB ahead, 37 to 36. Kebba, over VF. McDonald had 16 mouse myself, however, and this shall not perish from our hopes."
NATTC's big center, iced the game for VF.
points marks the third Leap Year I've ----
with a basket on a follow up shot. Supply Commissary's 30 to 28
Three outstanding quintets remain win over 0 and G wound up the hopefully happens.waited" out. Nothingever A Column Of News Organ Concert At I

unbeaten" NATTC Air Raiders week's cage proceedings. John- CPL. ROBERT J. BURNS: "I And Comment From
Docks Ferries and Recruit son's 14 points led the way while proposed to her already and beat
Center. All of these teams are Kessler' had 20 points for the los- her to the punch. She said 'yes.'' Other Stations Chapel On Sunday
well balanced units and they will ers. So we're going to get married
probably fight it out for the championship -- when I home on furlough."
go First WAVE Officer Second in a scries of Sunday afternoon
individual stars of the Spaghetti, Bananas & Homers CLARENCE HOLLIFIELD, S2c; NAS DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. organ concerts by Harold
teams are: Hambrick, center, "In the first place I don't havea Weiss, SpWlc.( will be given 30
Made Zeke Famous -Lt. (Jg) Grace B. Taylor holds
Docks-Ferries Bittner forward all and leave
: best girl. I love 'em January at 1600 in All Saints'Chapel.
the distinction of being the first
NATTC; and Chaplains Felder and CoBtlKiird frees race Six 'em." here. Lt. Guest soloist will be Er..
Iverson, Recruit Center. dropped a fly ball, kicked a EDWIN J. RUDENAUER, Sic WAVE who officer to report here from NASJacksonville nest Harrison, Music, oboist.
Squadrons'! VPB2 ((1) is a dark grounder into left field and mess- "I'd tell her she was foolish. She Taylor, came is the new aide to Harrison is an outstanding musician ..
horse contender. Though defeated ed up a force play at third, then wouldn't know me very well. I'mnot the commanding officer of this and has a fine background
once, this fast moving five is rap- pounded his glove and yelled across the marrying kind. If she Station. She outranks her hus- He is a graduate of the Eastman
idly improving and can spill any the diamond: "Ata go" gang. Let'stjghten got down on her knees and beggedme band, Second Lt. Harry T. Taylor, School of Music in Rochester, New
of the leaders. up out here. to marry her, I'd say no, I'd who entered the Army the same York, and was a member of the
R Cecil Field Sock 'Em Zke! also tell her to get before she
VPB2 (2), A and up time she entered the WAVES.Lt. Rochester Civic and Rochester
and Seaman Guard are other Zeke had a lot of fun playing in wore holes in the knees of her Comdr. Jack Meagher, for- Philharmonic ()r hestras. He also
strong quintets capable of holding Washington, but Clark Griffith stockings." Auburn coach, now athletic played with the Berkshire Festival
their own with any of the other didn't enjoy it so much in spiteof JOE CAPPETTA. S2c: "I'd tell mer officer here is packing his Symphony Orchestra under the di..
teams. the fact that Zeke hit more her to go back home for the simple for, transfer to up new rection of Serge Koussevitzsky
s+l home runs than anyone else on his reason I don't go for the kind duties.baggage and toured with the All American
Betty Jo Vinson AMM 2c Is team. So the next year found of girls who propose. I plan to Youth Orchestra under the direction
Zeke with the Giants taking his propose and wear the pants in my of Leopold Stokowski.
WAVES Tennis Ace magna cum laude in first base family when I get married." Get Together
six technique from Sweet William THOMAS WINN Bm2c: "I'd NAS, FT. LAUDERDALE, FLA. eer officers at this Station slnco .
from :
Cvatiaard pace
Terry, one of the best men first say yes. if it was the girl I just Something new has been added its commissioning in November.
ment tennis, one has to be on his base ever saw. But, good as he left back home. That's the only here. It's a "Shipmate Program"on 1942, has been replaced as public
toes every minute."I was Sweet William couldn't makea one, however. I'm not interestedin Friday nights when all members relations officer by Lieut (jg),
like to watch Pauline Betz silk purse out of a sow's ear any other proposals." of the crew and their familiesare Ruth Lund vail.
play. She is an expert at the thing like old Zeke and soon the good CPL. IRA PELTIER: "I'd tell invited. The get-togethers Include -
I disliked most. She is always humor man was playing out his her she's nuts. It's just not my dinner at general mess, short St. Simons Ffte Wins
doing the right thing, playing for string with the Cubs, headed back luck. It'd be too good to be true." talks by enlisted men describing NAS, ST. SIMONS ISLAND
the point. If anyone makes a to the bushes. BOBBY PARKS S2c: "I don't battle action highlights, operational GA. Tthe Station basketballteam j
point off Pauline the point is Then he was drafted. He plastered have any best girl. If I did, I'd movies and refreshments. known as the Wildcats, are j
really earned. I get more enjoy- a grin on his face and wentto think over the proposal. But I'd ----.saVAVE --- sporting a perfect record of five <8
ment out of relaxing and having work organizing service teams rather ask her. % Takes Over wins against all comers. The lat.
fun while playing. That's the rea- I both at home and abroad. In JOHN McCOLLISTER, S 2 c : NAS, DELANO FLA Lieut. est victory was A 32 to 28 decisionover
son I didn't travel far to competein North Africa, he whipped up a "What would I do? Are you kid Thomas McManus, one of the pion- the Brunswick Coast Guard.
tournaments and that's also the baseball schedule saw that his ding. I'd tell her to go to h..-,
reason I decided no more tournaments men got equipment, then staged a What do I want to get marriedfor. Marine Officers Win Awards
! after I reached twenty. Tunisian World Series Later he I'm a young guy; what do I
I In 1941 Betty was ranked fourth brought fights, football and even want to ruin my life for. Marriageis
among women players in the South camel races to the GIs on the a wonderful institution but who ,
despite the fact that she didn'tcompete desert. In fact he did everythingbut wants to live in an institution."
in the Southeastern meet. play first base himself. JOHN KUZMA. AMM3c: "Well
Racquet Was Present "You see," he explained. "I'm I'd marry her. The most important + rn 1
One of her prized possessions Is not as fast as I once was. I don't reason Is that I love my best !
a racquet given her by Eleanor think I could get out of the way girl. The only reason I don't ask
Tennant famous coach, who started of them line drives anymore. 'her is that she's thousands of
both Alice Marble and Bobby --- 4!- miles away."
Riggs toddling up towards tennis ROBERT MANNERS Sic: "I'd

heights. The Runway marry her if she had money. Two P 4r
Just now Betty's favorite work can't live as cheap as one, de- A
is airplane disassembly at the A C.atla>rd Fr.. rite Six spite reports to the contrary." '

and R.She Scalar, Tony Canzoneri, Mike RICHARD KERSEY, S2c: "I r ':
enlisted in the WAVES De- Brltoi, Steve Helloine and RedCloehrane wouldn't accept a proposal. I
cember 15 1942 and took her first lie knows hundreds" don't think I could support a wifeon
1.,1 ,', training at Cedar Falls, la. Later more. a seaman's pay."
rabeattended. the aviation ma- Mickey ran fell yea whether WILLIAM H. MILLER, Sic:
.' ; chinist's mate school at Norman, a fighter Is a bum or a serious "I'd marry her if she proposed.
Oklahoma, NATTC. contender.He Then when things went wrong I
gj*, ? ran give :you a human interest I could always blame her for get 4
Basketball: Players In 4 Loops story about Mickey Walker ting me into this mess." ) '
and the late Henry Cirri ALLAN HALPERN. AMMSc ..
I Await Playoff street fighting for a girl or he "I'd marry her. I'm a strong believer

bII....'.,;. C.a/-._J free pate .lx can MI you how Mike McTlgu in holy matrimony. But if
Stuart had 14 points for the losers. got up off the canvass to beat I were a bookie I'd lay 10 to 1 a
.. Ships StoreAshore edged out Battling Sikl on St Patrick's against her asking me. And it's 1
with Chalker getting Day in Dublin. also 10 to 1 I won't ask her-until -
VM 29 to
SSA and His nomination 'for the best the war is over." Capt. Thomas H. Mann, Jr., (center), USMCR, Was presented the
14 for Mobley
points VM. heavyweight today is Jo --'+_ W M W Navy Cross, and Capt Robert C Hammond (right). USMC, was awarded
10 for young
running up the Purple Heart by Capt. Arthur Gavin, Commandant: during Inspection -
VF4 Decision VFS Bask), whom he calls a LAFF 0' WEEKAIR
ceremonies on this Station) Saturday morning' Captain Mann
of Max Baer. "Baski's only
In the student officers league, copy
two VF4 20 Mickey points out. "He's six BASE LA JUNTA, COL.A .- won his award as a result, of gallantry in action in the Solomon Islands
played. ,
only were
games 215 pounds. WAC PFC answered all the Area while Capt.,Hammond was wounded At the battle of Savo
nosed out VF5 in thriller 26 to feet three and weighs
24. McCullough, a Hooper and He leads a clean, life, trains hard questions in a USO' quiz contest Island. Lieut. Col. John F. Dobbin, (left), U&M.C!,.,,}js,the commanding
the officer of a fighting squadron to which the two heroes are attached,
Tucker had eight points apiece and has been defeated only once here but she was stumped by i
,* for VF4 while Woolverton chalked I In 47 fights." prize. It was a fancy shaving kit. and Is himself veteran of action in the combat Area.p .




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t.. They Complete Law Enforcement Course Manpower Board

>I) :TTL : Survey Started $ iI

I AtShoreBases

The Navy Manpower Survey
Board, established by Secretary of
the Navy Frank Knox to determine
'I whether the shore establishments

of the Navy are overmanned or
: undermanned, has started its study
of the personnel situation at 3,300
Naval activities. ,
Jroups; of Navy officers, civil
: ians and civil service employes are
making the surveys throughoutthe
country and within two months
expect to determine where Naval
manpower is bong used effectivelyand
6 efficiently. Working under
,' } the supervision of Naval District
Manpower Survey Committees
sub-i'ommittees are at work aiding
In the coverage of various Naval
t tv activities in order that the survey
u may be completed in the
possible time shortest

V From Washington,
V V 'S the Survey Board are visiting key
points to assist in the supervisionof
rraa the program. Vice Admiral

I, Adolphus Andrews, USN., retired,
until recently Commander of the
Ea,;tfin, Sea Frontier, and now
sr senior; member of the Manpower
;s Board, and two board members,
Rear Admiral Charles W. Fisher,
i'SN Director of the Shore Es-

tablishment Division, Navy Department
and R. Randall Irwm
+w S ; 45e ,
assistant to the vice-president.
x i Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
will! go to California to confer with
members of the West Coast committees -

---. These shore oa' ''oimen from his S'a'iop' *- I
\ enforcementourse, at the T'nr ersirv of Florida :irppared bv W H many men as possible in the
Extra Gas Allowed Robinson supervisor of the Police S<'hnols program of the um\ersit\ Gripe Sheet right job in the shortest possible
general extension divIsIOn. Lieut Comdr. J A. Shook, senior shore I time," Admiral Andrews said
patrol officer, is shown in the center second row, while on his rightis I "every man who is qualified for
For Navy PersonnelOn Ens. R. L. Harris and on the right is Boatswain Milton L. Young. Makes DebutAt I sea duty. should i be at sea."
-- jf.Application'-- -

"Sick Leave"Naval I lave A Heart) Brollier, Chaplains Arc N.A.G.S. Cards

Not Without Difficulties f It's Shown
leaveare For Official War
personnel on sick Something new and novel has
entitled to extra gasoline rations Chaplains in the service of Uncle Sam run up against been added at the Naval Air

according to a Navy Depart- odd incidents some serious some humorous others Gunners School near this Station.
many ,
ment dispatch.The It's a Gripe Sheet. Ballot Here 1 Feb.The
ruling, effective since 1 of no particular import. .

January, says: "Naval personnelon The following letter is but an example} of many hundreds troubles Sailors to are the invited powers to that tell be their and "Official War Ballot' is

I leave or convalescing from that come across the desk of a chaplain. "Other officers may' to insure that their pet peeves yours for the asking.
i illness or injury received while on dt'al'with things that are of a won't be held against them no Application cards for "Official
actvie duty will be eligible to "receive material nature; we chaplains names are signed on the Gripe War Ballot" for absentee voting
special gasoline rations. Quiz Contest must deal with human beings," Sheet will be distributed to Unit MailRooms
{ These rations are for travel to said the chaplain who contributedthe A foreword on the Gripe Sheet aboard this Station in
and from home or resort or other ANSWERS letter to the Jax Air News. says: "This is your chance to tell time to hand out by 1 Februaryto
I places of recuperation, "if the cognizant "Remember, we too, are human. us where to get off Remember, all Naval personnel qualified to
t medical officer certifies (QUESTIONS ARE PRINTEDON The letter follows
r : however, its one purpose is to vote.
I that in his opinion travel by pri- PAGE 3.) "My husband was induced Into provide a better course of instruction The "application cards" will be
vate automobile instead of by oth- 1. Palooka, by Ham Fisher; the surfac eighteen months agon for future Naval Air Gunners available at the Directory, Station
er means" would materially aid Inre'overy. Terry & the Pirates, by Milt Ca- and I aint received no pay since Keeping this in mind giveus Post Office.
sicke8'e niff.; Bringing Up Father, George he was gone Please send my elopement the word and keep it short and Upon receiving application cards,
Naval personnel eligible McManus; Blondie by Chic Young; i as I have four months old sweet," all Naval personnel eligible to votein
] gas coupons should make Li'l Abner, Al Capp I baby and he is my only supportand DO NOT SIGN YOUR NAME! the states of their residence are
application with the Station Ration 2. Mosley, England; Vargas I kneed every day to buy -- urged to apply promptly for an
Board located the Main
at food and clothes. I "Official War Ballot."
Brazil; Smuts, South Africa; Va- keep us in ama
Gate. tutin Russia; and Haegg, Sweden I poor woman and my parents on i ii Movie Based On StoryOf When you acquire the "appli
-- 3. USS REUBEN JAMES. I i both sides are very old and I cant cation cards", they should be signed
:Meow 4. Dr Naismith started basket- expect anything from them as my Sullivan Brothers and mailed (postage free) to
NAS, LAKE CITY, FLA.- ball; Doubleday started baseball. mother has been in bed for 13 the Secretary of State of your
Here's a flash from Pee Wee, Sta- 5. True. years. Do I get any more than I Hollywood has produced a new home state. Each "application"must
tion paper: As the paper goes to 6. July 28, 1914, am going to get. Please send mea movie of interest to all Navy be certified by a commissioned .
press, announcement comes from 7. Florida. letter and tell me if my husband men It's "The Sullivans\ ," basedon officer before mailing.
Barracks No. 4 that the cat mas- 8. True. made application for a wife and the true story of the five Waterloo Unit Mail Officers are making-
cot has just presented the Station 9. Spain, Portugal, Sweden, child and please send me wif's Ia., brothers who lost their arrangements to assure an adequate
with four additions to her family- Eire, Turkey and Switzerland. form to fill out. I have already I lives in the sinking of the USS supply of "application cards"
two sailors and two WAVES. 10. House of Commons. written to the President and got Juneau. for all Naval personnel here.
no answer and If I don't here from The Sullivan\ brothers enlisted in In filling out the "applicationcards"
you I will write Uncle Sam about the Navy to avenge the death of all hands are instructed to
Know Your Planes Gunners you and him. their sisters' sweetheart who was print or type their full names including
Yours very truly" killed at Pearl Haibor. The sister middle name, with rank
---- .i- _-- -- Genevieve Sullivan, is now a or rating, and box number under
1 Tee flee WAVE Specialist. their signatures. .!
,, The editor of the Buccaneer. Station -
Award Winners
paper, says the way you can .,
tell a city gill from a country !
: girl is when it's windy. "A city
&UV5V I girl will grab her hat; the coun-
try girl will grab her skirts"
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Naval Personnel" To

'5 r .,_ Aid War On Polio
4 y. ,f : ,
Continue rrum pugs one
Coast Guard and IayportilI
he presented at the ))11al ('mlllto -
Armorv', beginning at 1500Simdiiv ; (
30 January
It has been announced that the
proceeds from this affair will go
to the committee in charge of the
\ii7 polio drive for distribution ai I
cording to the regulations of the
National Foundation for Infantile

I'un1'; SO. 1 Its the German UT1' u. 2! Its the British Participants in this show from i
Blohm and Voss Bv 138 a Short 'Sundeiland a high wing, this Station will include: Buddv
high wing, three engine/; leconnais- four engine flying boat which is Balbo and his Jumpin' Jax; Hank .
lance flying boat. The middle en used extensively on the Atlantic DeVries, S2c, singer; Hal Abbott.
gine is mounted in the center of patrol. It has a large, deep hull, SpA)2c( ) song and dance act; Tex
the wings directly above the hull. the nose of which extends wt'lllor- Mance, AMM2c, trick roping act
Both edges of the wings taper ward of the engines and fixed The National Foundation For Lt Comdr. WadsworthViibar. i ilefti First Lieutenant and Safety
slightly to broad rounded tips It wing floats. The edges of the Infantile Paralysis gets 50 cents Officer of the Naval Air Technical Training Center. presents National
i has a short hull and braced floats wings taper almost equally to of all dollars raised in Duval Coun- Safety Council "no accident awards," to NATTC drivers, left to
near the wing tips. A rectangular rounded tips. The tailplane is also ty, and carries on a program of right, R R. Blair, S2c, R. B. Cogging BM2c, T. J. Wmn. BM2c. and
tailplane is set between the twin tapered and., it has a single fin and research throughout the year seek- D. G. Willis, SK3c, who received the awards for "operation of com-
tall booms. rudder! ing the cause, prevention and cure mercial vehicles for the Navy for a period of one year without a

Courtesy D di, Mead.,&. Co., ,tlIbUihtriIrt ct ?[x>Uer by Le ter Qtt. I of the disease, preventable


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