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t VOL 2, No 17 13 July, 1944
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I'. An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command




---- -- i Best Previous Mark Here

Facility Office !
Nothing Is Idle Now-Not Even Money

I Tripled $661,558 Worth I
On Station Has I ;

1st Birthday Processed At End Drive ,

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Officials AppreciativeOf : t t ftrr The Navy's Independence Day
i Resourcefulness Extra War Bon.l Sale here went
Cooperation Given ,, # e t over the top of its $500,000 goal.

By Service PersonnelThe : 'j k y' :'Kept 'Em Flying by Lt.$161.53(tjg) Helen Clemson" of' the

I Station War Bond Office aa.
U. S. Naval Air Station Chewing Gum Glue Prove
nounced at the end of the eight
Facility Office of the Barnett National
Excellent Substitutes I day campaign that bonds amount.
Bank its first
completed |
L ping to $661,558.25 had been processed
year on this station this week. : ( ,

"The officers of the Barnett National Some of the Navy alrcrewmen I The Main Station aocountal
Bank of Jacksonville, and y '
with 'em" and
'fly some "keepem
for of
$386,672 the total, followed
particularly those officers and employees '
flying" Aviation Chief Metal-
No. 1 with
by Municipal $58.550;
connected with the Naval smith Charles C HHlyer. 30, of NAGS with $50,656 NAT'l'Cwith
Air Station Facility Office, are I" Fresno, California, is one of the I I $50,250; NAAS Cecil; Field
grateful for the wholehearted sup- latter and one of the best. with $45,955; NAAS Green Cove
port and cooperation they have received -
from the Navy, Marine Y The aviation metalsmiths did Springs with $39,786; the U. S.
I Corps and civilian personnel" de- w little flying: in the early and deadly I Naval Hospital with $17,650; and
.7/ fighting for the Solomons but they Mayport. with $12,037.
clared E. O. Clements, manager of : I
can take the lion's share of the The drive the
the facility office. nearly tripled
"The work has IMMMI a genuine y credit for many of the planes in I previous high for a War Bond
the air.
pleasure and ve have been campaign here. The 7 December
: Replacement parts for the planes 1943, Pearl Harbor sold
the recipient of many compliments $20,000 worth of heat was applied to the War Bond thermometerby campaign
and lovely gesture from the Kmployee': Awoclatlon for Civil Service Employees last I were scarce and "chewing gum $212,000 worth of Bonds for the

those at the Station. \\" are we k, when %Ir. Philip Myers, Treasurer, handed Lt. (jg) Helen I some glue and a prayer" kept previous top mark.
certainly grateful to all those' M. Clemson, War Bonds" Officer the AoclatlonV' check\ In payment them flying, according to Chief I Capt. W. W. Smith Com.
who have made our work here a for this amount of Bonds." President William O. Klncaid Hillyer I(mandant, praised all uniformed and
success, and hope the Haute mutual smilingly: approve 844 the transaction taken place. "It might not have been quite civilian personnel of the Navy wh->
cooperation will continue." Bather than have ltd cash reserve lying around Idle, It was voted that bad" he temporized, "but it 'cooperated in the purchase of aa
In commenting further upon the by the Hoard of Director to purchase these bonds! thereby putting was darn close to it. extra war bond during the drive.
work at the Station, Frank W. this money to work for Uncle Sam. lit' Board decided\ that now "We had four SOCfc (Navy "Your splendid support of this
Norris vice-president of the Barnett I wa' no time for l llenes, not even for ca' h.O'RDNANCE'AND scout planes) on our cruiser and Independence Day demonstration
National Bank, declared that' --- went through everything the pays high compliment to the IHT-
he had felt from the beginningthat HAS Japn could throw at111.. When sonnet of this" Station," Capt.,
the Facility Office would bea we finished, we till had four Smith said "Our success IN your
success because "it enables us tobetter plane" MK-ce** and It It my desire to

serve those who are servingthe SAFETY RECORDOrdnance However, by the time the cruiser thank and commend each and
country as a whole." :Mr. North went back for repairs, the SOCs every person who contributed to
said his statement expressedthe were sort of a combination scout- tills outstanding achievement
views of the other officials of I' and Gunnery Department aboard this Station has dive bomber-patrol-fighter plane Congratulation upon| a job extremely

the Barnett Bank. established a scintillating; record for safety according to an with a few cruiser parts well done."

Only checking accounts are keptat announcement made recently by E, p Armstrong, safety, thrown in for good measure.' I ---

the Barnett Facility Office, but engineer. Over a quarter of a million students in pistol, machine Hillyer's ship Is one of the most Free Game Booklet
arrangements can be made to open famous fighting ships in the I
have fired millions of rounds
savings accounts with the Barnett gun and shotgun training Navy. She took 4 "tin fish" after I Available To You
National Bank in downtown Jack- without one accident on the firing herself scoring heavily on the Jap

sonville for those who prefer savings X-I Trifle ProudOf line. fleet during one batle, was badly I The Mainside Welfare Department .
accounts. and almost abandonedbut
crippled has received 5.000 vest-pocket
"The safety record of this department -
Around 40,000 check per ." said Armstrong, "If today ia as active as when she editions of "Fun En Route," a .
month are handled by the Facility Mark Set In one to which we can point with helped derail the Tokyo Express. booklet containing puzzles games
Office while American K: Hillyer himself, has quite a II and tricks.
press Travelers check, moneyorders i pride. combat record. Nine stars on his The booklets are being distrib
and New York drafts are War Bond DriveThe I "In analyzing this remarkable Asiatic-Pacific campaign ribbon uted at the Library to all men
..old. 4 record It must be remembered thata offer ample proof of it. He also' shipping out.

Banking hours are from 1100 to X-l. Personnel Division Is high percentage of these students wears the Purple Heart for serious' | They are available to all hand
injuries suffered on two separate at the Athletic Gear Locker room
1500 on Monday Tuesday and
bragging a bit these days! They knew little or nothing about 1
Wednesday, and from 1100 to 1700on Continued on Page Two located in the Mainside Auditorium.
have a good reason for their pride, firearms upon their arrival here,
Thursday Friday and Saturday.The having finished their part of the
following are employed at Independence Day War Bond and many had never before fireda I Actress Weds Officer

the Facility Office: Drive with total cash bond sales shot from any type of gun.

Ed O. Clements manager; Wade of $6,825.00, which is 5325.00 "The instructors and coaches
Morrow, head teller; Mrs. Margaret over the Division quota of $1- have exercised unusual vigilanceand

: West, teller; Mrs Elaine 500.00. strict compliance with safety
Weis, teller: Mrs. Jewell Carter, Sparking: the Drive were three precautions. One should not be
bookkeeper; Mrs. Beverly Sparrow, members for the "$1,000 Club" unmindful that a pistol shotgun a'Ys
bookkeeper; Miss Patricia: Webb, composed of those!' who have purchased or in fact any kind of firearmsin
bookkeeper; :Mrs Genevieve Gil- War Bonds of this denomi- the hands of a recruit sur-
Beth block department. nation from the Station War Bond rounded by inexperienced' studentsis
The members were W. 1<".
-a-- Office.
a mighty lethal combinationand I
Lohman, CBM, of the Officer of I fatal accidents could easily be
Lt. Comdr. Winston
the Day's Office and .1. B. Harper the rule rather than the exception"The
\ Awarded Air MedalLieut. Sea 2c Personnel Office and pro- remarkable record of saf-
motor of the Division drive, and ety therefore established at the s

Comdr. Robert A. Win- one officer. Assisting the success- Naval Air Station ranges is really
tun, former instructor at NAAS ful outcome of the Drive was J. I. outstanding."
Calhoun CSp t M) of the Post Of- .
a-wen Cove Springs, who was recently --":
credited, in a Navy Department fice Directory, who purchased
announcement with having $550.00 worth of bonds as his con ACTRESSAND

shot down three Japanese planes tribution. ,t P
lu 30 seconds, has been awardedthe Of the Departments of the X-II, LT.MARRY II .
Air Medal for action in the Division, the Officer of the Day's ,
Marshalls.It Continual on Page Three .
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It Pays To Advertise In Air News; Motion picture star Gail Patrick .. .: "" I

'I. and Lieut. Arnold Dean White "" ... ;. "-

_ Co-Ed Metzy Can Vouch For That! romance naval flier of culminated two months a here whirlwind Tuesday ";, 11"' 't 1z

--- ------ --- ----- afternoon when they were 1
pays to advertise in the Jax 1 /ty aa
Air News. me, too for I won the $175 War married in the All Saints' Protest I
Miss Metzy McDonald of Kan- Bond. I'm so thrilled about it and ant Chapel on this Station. Ii I'f't;,) \ '
I want to thank each and every The was performedby . City :Mo., can vouch for that. ceremony .. ,
sailor. Commander R. R. Marken "
When students of a Missouri Jun- '
ior College staged a contest to see "Von are a fine bunch of fellows senior chaplain.It "<
who could get the most letters to help out a shipmate like was on 11 of May that the Io I
front sailors, Metzy sent an SOS you did and I sure won't forget the dark haired screen star first met )
for help. She wrote a letter to the Jacksonville Naval Air Station, for her husband to be. The meetingwas
editor of the Jax Air News and a long long time. I'' In New York and they have .l.
asked the sailors here to come to "I received over 100 letters from corresponded regularly since. U'I. ,
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her aid The Station paper pub- Jacksonville, and there are still a Miss Patrick arrived In Jackson c \: > ""\
tied it and few more coming In. I ville last Saturday from a bond 5 c ,"'

.'Mlss :McDonald won the contest "I really can't thank you enough. I selling\ tour and I..ieut.Vhlte flew : 'r ;::
.' and the first prize of a ($I1S I'm getting sleepy 110 I had better I here from Miami where he is stationed : !
I would like to be there M
War Bond hit the hay. with' the Navy Air Transport '
, In another letter to the editor and, ah, express my thanks to each Service. I Gall Patrick Hollywood screen star and I.leut. Arnold Baas
this week, Metzy wrote: one of you In person." I Ueut. White, ('s the son of T W. I White, Naval flier, following the ceremony her Tuesday afternoon
"Thank very much for the nice (Signedt Metzy McDonald White of Clrcleville. Ohio, and ask I when they were united in marriage by Comdr. K. R. Markka, "w.nlee""
write-up in the JaM: Air News.: QKi 32 Terrace. Apt. 20tf Naval Reserve flier served three I chalthw.| The ntarrtagA here culminated: a romastee> started I. Neal I
I've got good news for you -and Kansu City ((2), Mo. I years with the Atlantic Fleet. York oM 11 Mf _ton. >1lv{ > Patrick met Mout. Whlta.I ::1

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Two JAX AIR NEWS 13: July, 1,44

As Jax WAVE Christened- Net Tender Variety Show Plays At''

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"Help Yourself" Is the title rf

: ',',' } 1' j ,<' I The Inquiring the Variety package due to arriveat

'.....,.. ', the Mainside next Wednesday
I It's being shipped here from USO-
Camp Shows' headquarters'! Just
off Broadway.
: I The stage show will be presented ,
at the Mainside Auditorium j
Wednesday night at 2000. It will '

\ : be presented'! at bootcamp Monday. '

Glamorous girls, comedy, novelties
Did yon have any experi- and music are the chief ingredients ''"

] enre with firearms before that go to make up 1
j joining the Navy? "Help Yourself." '

ANSWERS: This is the cast that is goingto : "
swing the evening of 19 July .1
E. R. HENRY, AOM2c: "I never along: ,
owned a gun. I didn't even havea Betty Johnson-An attractive .J
water pistol when I was a little '
I blonde, she sings novelty numbers"
I boy. The Town Topics-It's a top
- M I MILTON EDEL, BKRlc: "I had speed hoop-rolling and jugglingact.
aM I a B-B gun once. And I used to .
ei to p, ; j x ,x r shoot a .22 at squirrels in the Dunwell and Reed-A unique
I woods" marionette presentation wherein ;.

JOHN KILTHER, AM2c: "Oh the puppets work on a small' stage' :;
yes. I always owned a gun sinceI with the two young ladies who
was 7. I used to keep over a manipulate the figures also in full
4 ,, dozen guns hidden around the view of the audience. It's interesting
house." to see how the girls direct the

: : FRED WALTERS, Sic: "When little dolls. 'I
I was married. I always slept Six Muriel Asch'! girls-Acrobatic .
with a pistol under my pillow." tap and jive dancers.'! The

tia. IZZY GOLONKA, SClc: "I usedto pretty girls are Jean Greisigcr,
Pederson, Dede Johnson
go hunting all the time, and I Marilyn ,
Anette Cascella, Mashko
handled a .45, too.
and Honey Dell.
JAMES P. MCDONALD, HA2c: : \\'allace-'The Old Timer."

"No I never had any experiencewith a deluxe banjoist. Has played in

firearms. All I ever fired France, England, Australia, South
was a water gun and I used to get
America and Africa. Dave has'! appeared
fun out of spraying cats and little "
on't" the People, "Marchof
girls with it." Time" and in the movies durIng -
i R. V. HOLDEN AMMIlc: "I World War 1.

didn't" go In for that. kind of Rudy Carleton pianist' and
I thing. musical conductor.

I GENE CURRIE AMlc: "Yes, I Smith, Rogers and Eddy-"In-
used to hunt deer in California ternational Nit Wits." Two men,
I and I also had experience with a one girl and a comedy knockabout.
.22 as a kid." --aSubmission ,i*-- ---
: "
Of Items
P where I come from you're plum I
out of luck if you don't know how For Plan Of The DayAll
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to shoot a gun, and straight. Upin
Kentucky we learn how to han items for the Plan of the
dIe a gun before we learn how to Day must be submitted in writingand
use a fork. I must reach the Executive Of-

rf NATHAN KEPLJS, S2c: "I ,I fice before 1030 each day to allow i
f never shot a gun before I joinedthe sufficient time for cutting stencil, I
Navy and I haven't shot a I reading proof, signing, mimeographing
rt gun since I joined the Navy. I and maintaining sched
t either." uled distribution
I Items received in the Executive
i Office later than 1030 will be held
was a nut about shooting! those I
| for the following
over publication on
electric guns at penny arcades. I !
i j used to be able to mow 'em downon ciay.
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LS those make-believe targets, butI ,
haven't shot anything except a
cap pistol since school days." everincreasing
R. G. BULLOCK Y3c: "I've
ble the Japs would suffer' from
hunted with a .32 and shot quail ,
the improvisations of the Navy
and deer.
'A EUGENE SNYDER. AEMlc: "I : metalsmith and his expert crew.
M4 I While stationed at Guadalcanal
used to hunt deer with a 1903. I
they got an idea for a new bomban -
never a deer in the eye
when I shot him but I don't believe oil bomb. Gathering some old
I in that sentimental stuff cans, they stirred up a special explosive -
I mixture that would throwa

I anyway.STAFF SGT. H. J. REED, Ma- short but highly-inttjasive flame
when it hit. then It
rine: "I've had experience with They poured
rifles and into the cans, sealed them arid
shotguns, pistols among
/ I[ other things. I enjoy hunting and loaded them Into the planes'
,\. > ,I target practice. My best score "{{'hcn they were raiding," Hill
I with the rifle is 213x250." yer explains "The rear gunner
t .',;, mat' STAFF SGT. L. A. DUNLAP, would toss them over the side as
/ :moo'I Marine: "I've handled firearms, though he were 'Queen of the
',;\ '" May'."
,, :;" I hunting animals and guarding
S I I The results were as good as ex-
prisoners. was a guard for county
I : : jails in South Carolina." pected. The flame-throwing bombs
| JOHN BROWNING, S2c: "Yeah. I did their work and most every-
thing they hit went In smoke.The .
I 11 was brought up around guns in up
Tennessee. I used to put on my real payoff for the Japs was
f. that all materials used in makingthe
: coon cap, sling a gun across my
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bombs had been from
; shoulder and hunt for days at a captured
I time in the mountains but Inner i i them including the oil.
I did find them snipe they always | Talking about captured Jap supplies -
used! to tell me about." reminded the chief metal.
I ; Ifu i -- -- --va-- --- I smith! of still another unique idea
they had. This time for capturing
ResourcefulnessKept much-needed medical supplies
The Japs thought they had a.A

'Em Flying very tricky method of supplying.
their troops still fighting on Guad-

Continued From Page One alcanal. It was a good idea but
J our boys also had a good idea.It .
occasions, seems that the Japs had the
u I It took a lot of inventive ability tide around the "Canal" all figured -
to keep planes flying until the : out. At night the Jap hubs

II necessary replacement supplies Mould stealthily surface off the
j came in but Hillyer went even a Island, load rafts with complete
,little farther than thinking up medical supplies and other nerettsitieN -
ways to keep his planes going- and then nudge them
I he turned ordnanceman before the along until they got Into the
battle for the Solomons was over right current The current Mould
The cruiser was undergoing take the rafts Into the waiting
some; terrific aerial attacks beside I Japs on shore.

anti-aircraft fire power would certainly The squadron went for the ideain
u.: help, thought Hillyerandwith a big way once they had discovered -
"I christen thee I'assaconaway," said Betty Jayne Hughe, RM3c, of this Station, as she broke the that thought came an idea. I it. It Was a perfect setup
champagne on the bow of the net tender USS I'aa&aconaway, In the yard of the Marine & Iron Ship- There were some awning stan- : for their type planes.
building Company, Duluth Minnesota, on June 30. And just barely in time, too, remarked Radioman chions around. He hunted them I They would bundle a phar
Hughew, when telling Jacksonville \V A\''': friends about the exciting experience upon her return, for out and ,then brought his metalworking macist's mate in the rear gunner'sseat
she wa M thrilled when the bottle broke right that she almost forgot to My the words a8 the hip skills to bear. fly out to the right spot In
*lid down the ways Into the water, amid applause of a watching croud.Because Sawing off part of the pipe, he the water and make a landing.

Betty Jayne was the first WAVE to enlist from Duluth, she was hutted by live president did a little welding job and it When a raft came along, the
(>f the shipbuilding company to return to christen the ship, and recel ed orders from the Secretary of was not long before the deck was pharmacist's mate would board it
the Navy bending her from her station to fulfill the request. sporting home new machine gun select the choice items that I

In adldtlon to Important officials of the company, the WAVES mother, Mr*. Frank C Hughe, came mounts.In, When the twin the Jap planes i needed and load them in the plane.:
shown with her In the bottom picture) and her two sitter were member of the launching party machine guns I They just took off then and flew
whipped from
whkh attended her during the ceremony. Ked, white, and blue ribbons were braided Into the wovencover aboard and slammed the h<'outplant'1'I the treasured cargo back to the
of the champagne bottle now a treasured trophy In the WAVE'S room. She was presented witha the new gun mounts In base.
large bouquet of red rose', an exquisite diamond ring, and a gold link bracelet Inscribed with the flat. nothing "Such a Imply systepm couldn'tbe
data of the christening beat," says the veteran metal-
Attacking Jap planes found smith.Page .

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13 July, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three


See How It's Done Bond QuestionsAnd The B-29-And Enemy Dreadnaughts

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Are War Bonds subject to
I\ CAMP SHOWS Federal Income Federal Estate Z

Taxes, Federal Gift Taxes?

A. That's a big question. Let's JU.190

take the answers in order, dealing
5S5 S. S\ Ir' S"a with the Series E Bonds which are !

the 10-year cumulative Bonds !
which you buy on the Allotment
(a) Federal Estate Taxes. Yes I II
-The Bonds are subject to Fed ,I I

eral Estate taxes, just as 18 any II ,
other form of property. However I

since your net estate has to exceed

; 60000.00 before any Federal TaxIs "NEIL"
levied, the question Is purely (

academic for most of us common

folks.b. 1
) Federal Gift Taxes. Yes- '
If we make a gift of the Bonds _, must 10 R.

xe f during the lifetime. However, here
K n 1 again the exemptions are so liberal The War Department finally haw lifted the veil of secrecy from the

that the question of Gift Tax Is of mighty n-29, the super-fortre' with which the 20th AAF bombed the
A academic interest! only to 99% mainland of Japan. The 1Z-29 (Fig. 1 above) hall a wingspan of lit

of us. feet, an overall length of 98 feet, a top speed of more than 300
t Ic) Federal Income Taxes. Yes and a ceiling of over 30,000 feet. It's closest rival In size and

But with> the new additional speed! I)11 the giant German JU 290 (Ilg. 2)), wingspan 1S7 feet, length
$1500 exclusion given to service 90 feet, speed 210 m.p.h. and ceiling 22,000 feet. Dwarfed by there

personnel this shouldn't effect monsters is "Nell," one of Jal 8n'* biggest twin-engined bomber

many of us However, where we Fig 3) with a span of 82 feet, length 54 feet, speed 225 and

do have sufficient Income to be ceiling 28,000 feet.
taxable, we can report the Bond

income for tax purposes In one Though It Is Costing More To Live I
of two ways: (a) Each year, on

your income tax: bank' list the .

amount of Bonds you own and the Bondholders Hang On To Securities I
increase In the value of the Bonds

during the year. This yearly increase -
the of the cost
in value is subject to tax Despite pressure

;,\ (b) Each year on your income tax Mail Delayed By of living increased taxes, and the
induction of thousands of breadwinners
S blank, list the amount of Bonds
5 So into the Armed Forces
4 Ml2 ,
you ovn, but do not report the Increase -
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most Americans resist the temp
in the value of the Bonds AddressesConsiderable
Dunvvefl and Heed above Wrong tation to cash in their War bonds
are featured in "Help Yourself, USO- for the year. In that case, you ,
Camp Show wtilrh will be stage at the MainuMe next Wednesday according to a recent survey conducted
need rot: rcnort the increase In the
night. The hvft girls have a novel marionette act. The puppet", workon mail designed to by the Treasury Depart..
value of the Bonds until maturityat
a small fringe with the two girls also In lull view BO that you ran reach personnel assigned to small ment.
the end of ten years (or until
craft is being delayed or returnedto
how the little dolt directed. Their
see are puppets give a varietyRhow Redemptions have been so mod ,
you cash them in prior to ma-
the sender due to incorrect addressing -
of sic numbers.Advancements! .
turity). At maturity (or at time it has been disclosed erate that for every $100 of bond
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of cashing them In), you will report here. In many cases personnel sales, $92 are still invested in

In President Okays for tax purposes the entire attached to Landing Craft are addressed bonds, the survey revealed.
increase in the value of the Bonds to both the number of the During 1913, bonds worth 1 4

over the p,Tchise! price This en- LCT and the LST which may be billion dollars were redeemed, but
Certain Ratings Added DrillingAt tire increases in value is subjectto transporting the LCT. although that figure taken as an

tax in that year I Even though small landing craft isolated statistic, might seem excessive

One other\thing, You may select are assigned to larger transporting actually it was but 6.3
Ruled Temporary Elk Hills either the method outlined landing craft only the number percent of the total value of bonds

under (a) or (b> above but once of the smaller craft should be still in the hands of those who

Effective this Saturday (1 July) j I President Roosevelt has approved you have started reporting Bondson used as an address as the smaller bought them.

"all advancements in rating of en- agreements under which production one system, you must continueto craft is usually transported by the Much of the philosophy of War
listed personnel to pay grades 4 : of oil from the Elk Hills report these: Bonds on that system larger for only a brief period. Bonds is contained in the recent

to lA inclusive and changes from I I Naval Petroleum Reserve in California In other words you can't Listed below are examples of comment of W. Randolph Burgess,
pay grade lA to 1 of regular Navy j will be more than quad charge tax horses in midstream. correct and incorrect methods of New York banking authority who

and Naval Reserve including Worn- !' rupled to care for rapidly expanding --- addressing personnel assigned to said: "War bonds were designed

en's Reserve shall be temporary"until petroleum needs in the Pacific small: craft. to encourage savings by the people
further notice, the Navy Department war theatre Correct -not just the wealthy. Theyare

announced in a recent .. of all subject to illness or other
The two new agreements, both .... ... Name man
AINav of which are with Standard Oil LCT 222 changes of circumstances which
All advancements In ratings Company of California were immediately II care Fleet Post Office compel them to draw upon their.
were made temporary and the following the Piesi- New York N. Y. reserves.."
AINav directed that until
same further notice no discharges, of i dent's approval l. executed by the ....__.............._..............Name of man The great increase in the number
" Naval Reservists for the II Secretary of the Navy under the LCI 717 of individual buyers duringthe
purpose authority of legislation recently I care Fleet Post Office War Loan Drives added Mr.
( of reenlisting in the Regular Navy
I passed by Congress. Both military i
will be authorized I' i San Francisco. Calif. Burgess, means that buying has
and civilian government exeprtshad INCORRECTName spread from those who could
status of all future
The temporary -
promotions in those grades I testified to the critical need .............. ....... .. .. of man easily afford to buy to those of
for additional Elk Hills production -
smaller "We
Incomes. are reach
will be Identified in records and I LST 250-LCT 222
and the agreements them- ing deeper and deeper into the
the Fleet Post Office
correspondence by designation care
selves have been found the At-
I'I'"T' QUESTIONSPLEASE marginal buyers. Of course, we
the AINav stated. As an ex- San Francisco Calif
General to be
torney fully
ample, a man advanced from chletboatswain' law. ......._..................... ... "Name of man must do so, because this marginal
ized by the new { TURN TO PAGE S
money is inflationary money .
mate acting, to chief LCI 717-LST 330
boatswain's mate in pay grade 1would I Coincidental with the Presi.dent's FOR THE ANSWERS) care Fleet Post Office Under these conditions the redemptions

be identified as CMBT), approval of the contracts, 1. If you've been reading the San Francisco, Calif.French are within the range of
the Navy announced that an intensive normal expectancy."
Reenlistment of Regular Navy j comic strips lately, you've met Lt. -%, ll-
drilling would be -a -
personnel shall be made in the program Charles Charles, Mr. Dithers, Fearless -
held at the time started at Elk Hills and that some TeacherIs
permanent rating I, Fosdick and Salame Sam. Dance Tonight
300 wells would be added as soon
of discharge and the temporary Name the comics in which each
Officers invited to danceon
as possible to the 234 wells already are a
rating held at the time of discharge would be found. Get two out of
will be restored Immediately in production there. The Navy has four, Sought Thursday, July 13, given by
Fran Panhellenic Association and the
I received word from the San
and changes: from pay grade cisco headquarters of the Standard 2. Here are four names, threeof Parler-vous Francais* JuniorVoman's Club. This dance
1A to 1 and temporary advance-
011 Company that approximately which belong to Russian fight- If you speak French well will be held at the Woman's Club,
ments also to officers hold-
apply 12 strings of tools would be moved Ing planes: Yak, Kiyak, Lagg and enough to teach It. contact the corner of Riverside Avenue and

Ing sioned temporary rank, the warrant: AINav or stated commie-, I immediately to Elk Hills and that Stormovik. Which is not a Soviet Mainside Welfare Department.The Post Street, from 2100 until 2400.
plane Welfare ----
further drilling would be carried Department plansto
However, a change of rating in
3, How toes does a normal

forward additional conduct a French class on the
as rapidly as
the same pay grade does not alter cat have REMOVE ENCLOSURESIn
materials and became available Station if suitable teacher
crews a can
the former status whether temporary a batch of Yard Mail
I 4. What former New York Yankee be located here. envelopes
or permanent and current returned to the
Lj baseball star is now one of There la also demand for ,
------ -- ---- a a
rating instructions remain in ef- Station Post Office, for reissue,
the top ranking professional golfers -
class and the Welfare -
fect. Rates now held in pay grades ? enclosures which had never been
1 to 4 inclusive are permanent in World Maps Free 5. Here's an AAF fighter plane. teacher.Department is looking for a removed were found in two envelopes

the following specific cases 1. Its a long nosed, high wing plane, I .
In Mtately prior to submission For Service MenPocket Heads of Departments are urged
powered with two radial engines boats are In wide use in World
o'( application for retirement to direct all personnel who handle
V"q-7 War II. A number of Allied and
frWr the Regular Navy after 30years' atlases of the world --o'r'- Axis nationsare employing this Yard Mail to remove enclosures
2. On date scaled down to fit an ordinary en-
; preced- from envelopes
Naval craft but tell upon receipt
can us
ing: effective date of transfer to velope or billfold are available for I' : what country's flag you you would and to check all envelopes to

the Fleet Reserve; 3, On date pre service men and women, accord find flying over a PT, an MTB see that they are empty before returning
date of trans- ing to a recent announcementmade I'1.
ceding the effective and an E boat* I them to the Central Office
fer to honorary retired list of the by Union Pacific Railroad, 8. A young dog is a puppy, but Mall Room or to the Directory

Naval Reserve The full-color maps, measuring what do call a deer, Station Post Office for reissue
6'!. 5 inches be obtainedby you young
by i
--- -- may + At' : r'f ,,.' bear, sheep, frog and elephant? .
writing "Union Pacific Rail- :_ 'i.,: -- 'l/ --.-.
9. In column one are the namesof
X-1 Trifle Proud road, 1316: Dodge Street Omaha ;t' .r. : ,./ colleges while In column two
2, Nebraska," and asking for the ,i\ .., "'' '-.t,." r, ?l '- are the names of their governing 25-Year-Old Ace
"Pocket Atlas of the World. :
; .
Of Bond RecordContinued officials Match them properly
Free war maps may also be pro- a. Harvard v. Nicholas Butler Bags 28th PlaneA
b, Columbia Frank Graham
From lae One cured by dropping a postcard to
U. R. vonKleinSmUd.
'Office 1,1500< with a quota of Esso Touring Service, 30 Rocke- and has twin tailbooms extending e.. U. Chicago Sou Cat I. y x: Robert Hutchtna 25-year-old Army lieutenant '
$300.00, the Post Office Directory feller Plaza New York Esso's aft from each engine nacelle. The I e. U, N Carolina z. James B. Conant colonel Is the leading ace of the
had final sales of $1.02500, witha War Map No. 1 gives full distances leading edge of the wings is Get two out of five. entire U. S. air force with 23 Ger.

quota of $300.00, and the enlisted to all points in sea land straight while the trailing edge 10. Name the authors of the following man planes knocked out of the
personnel of Ships Service and air miles Esso's War Map tapers to rounded tips. The un- quotes: (a) I shall but skies in combat.
Department who exceeded their No. 2 provides a World Island tapered tail plane, set between the love thee better after death; (b) He is Francis Gabreskl of Oil

$300.00 quota by $100.00. Map You may have both for the tailbooms, has twin rudders. Iden- The worst cliques are those which City, Pa", a Thunderbolt pilot. He '
While X-1 Division la proud of asking. tify it consist of one man; (c) A hit, bagged his 28th Hun plane on

their accomplishment they are notrew. --iii4 6. The Declaration of Independence a very palpable hit (warning*, not July 4.CoL .
on their laurels. They are Employees' Sought was adopted on July 4, 1776. Connie Mack) ; and (d) When the Gabreski came to the Euro .
.t that future War Bond Ship's Service wants dependentsof Which one of these men did not candles are out all women are fair. pean theatre in October 1912 and ;'

will be met as enthusiastically Naval personnel for employmentat sign it: John Adams, Thomas Jefferson Get one out of the .four. for a time flew with the Polish
--iii4 -- r- RAF. He got his first Nazi
as this one.was. the restaurants and fountains John Hancock, George planein

The personnel office in the Administration Applications can be made by call- Washington, Benjamin Franklinand Day Buy War Bond August 1913...
Annex had total sales ing Mala Station Ship's. Service,, Samuel Adams? or 1 %i
of $3,625. Ext. 116. 7. Small but speedy torpedo Bye, Bye Freedom Send the 'Jax Air News home r .

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The JAX AIR NEWS U published weekly at the U &
lava! Air Station. Jacksonville Florida. by the Public ,
Relations Office at no expense to the government. Copiesare
distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Naval By Chaplain O. CL Weaver, Jr.
Personnel at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Tech
meal Training Center the Headquarters of the Naval Air
Operational Training Command. Naval Auxiliary Air Station. The Words We Fight For
Green Cove Springs. Naval Auxiliary Air Station ;1
Cecil Field. Naval Air Gunners' School the U. S. Naval 1
centuries revolution
Hospital, and Naval Auxiliary Air Facilities. Mayport. Thirty ago a was born. It Ss]
not yet ended. Begun in the Nile delta as a revoltof I'
Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall. USN the oppressed against their oppressors it has become .
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training
of against
the war Inhumanity, or j
Captain Walton W. Smith. USM democracy against tyranny. It is the humanitarian
Commandant, revolution gathering force through the centuries
Jacksonville Naval Air
bursting into life at Runnymede in 1215, at Phila.
Captain Joseph B. Lynch A-VG), USNR delphia in '76, Paris In '89, Gettysburg in '63

Air Commanding Technical Training dfticerNaval Center Through these struggles the humanitarian revolu. "
tion has crystallized into a philosophy of life. It is '
Captain John J. O'Malley (MC), USN. the philosophy of men who are willing to rely on

U.Commanding S. Naval : ti1Commandt'r conscience and human intelligence to achieve the
fullest life possible for man. It is the faith of men
Edward E. Dolecek USN who believe that the new methods of living and the

Naval Commanding Air' Gunners'Officer.School ; j jI new ways of thinking occurring in our century can y
/V be directed toward tbe betterment of man. :
Commander William II. Ashford.Oftlcer. Jr.. USN, I That philosophy of life has given to man a newA .
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Green Cove Springs qAt ,vocabulary has taught us to speak the language '
of democracy. It has defined for us the meaningof '
Commander Samuel G. Mitchell. words like "freedom," ..troth." "justice"
Commanding Officer bomb .Ua*.?:: Every time Jjw I .!liUyer |!/ "honor "
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Cecil Field Vho,.rp.ired'this, r "mercy, "decency, without which de-
.. '. -this happensliAMUSEMENT mocracy would not be democracy.We .
Lieut. Col. Cht'ste-LGwTU!. L'SMC (Ret),
Commanding Officer are living in an epoch which has witnessed the
Marine Barracks rise of a counter-revolutionary force seeking to stem
this tide of humanitarian sentiment and democratic
Lieut CoL William T. Evans. USMC (Ret),
Commanding Officer. practice. They who have formulated and who personify j
Marine Aviation DetachmentThe CALENDAR this counter-revolution have repudiated the
best of mankind's past out of which democratic
material.SAX AIR Republication NEWS receives of credited Camp Newspaper Service MAIN STATIONTODAY thought and expression have grown. They have rejected -

without permission' ot CNS. War Departtmentoh2lb5ltE., the great masters of German culture who
42nd St. N. Y. C.How's. -"Random Harvest. Greer Garcon A great picture brought believed in reason and conscience. They have scorned
back by popular request (16). Christianity's feeling for humanity They have mal
SUNDAY-"Christmas Holiday," Deanna Durbin, Gene Kelly. Anew treated Israel's intense sense of justice and right
Your Record? Deanna Durbin Is seen in this dramatic screen adaptation of eousness. They have brutalized the Greek ideal of

Somerset Maugham's story about the tragic marriage of a New virtue, distorted the Roman concept of law, and derided
Have you ever paused to consider whatit Orleans cafe singer to an irresponsible gambler ((17)). the Amercian faith in democracy

will mean to you to have a clean record MONDAY-"Step Lively," Frank Sinatra George Murphy Gloria That counter-revolution spending Itself futilely -
JHllav n. Frank Sinatra emerges In this picture as a topnotch on the battlefields of Normandy, on the
when you get out of the Navy? Or, on the entertainer who can act as well as sing. It's about the efforts atolls of the l'Mlflc--III! falling. HUT, it almost

contrary, how difficult it may be for you of playwright Sinatra and his producer to get their musical before succeeded. It almost succeeded In Imposing military -
the footlights In spite of dwindling funds (18)). dominion over a once free people.' An monuments -
if you have a black mark against your name?1 TUESDAY-"Louisiana Hayrlde," Judy Canova. A hilarious musical to Its near success there are Rotterdam,

On the basis of recent statement by the concerning a family of hillbillies who suddenly become rich and' Coventry, L lice, London. It almost succeeded in
are tricked Into Investing their money In a motion picture by the its attempt to undermine the confidence of civilized -
]legal officer aboard this Station it may be promise of a starring role for July (19)). people In themselves An monument to Its

without question that Navy men WEDNESDAY-"The Hairy Ape," William Bendix, Susan Hay ward. near success In this phase of Its endeavor there Is
accepted The action takes place on a freighter bound for New York: from the havoc wrought In the vocabulary with whichwe
are well or better behaved than those in civilian Lisbon and In New York with William Bendix playing a tough, clothe our humanitarian convictions and spiritual

life. However there are those who go 8oot- onrt'd stoker and Susan Hayward a spoiled, insincere daugh- Ideals.
ter of the Idle rich (20). "Democracy" has been redefined to mean the con-
astray, and it is entirely possible that theydo THURSDAY-"Watch on the Rhine," Bette Da\ls. One of last season's fused babblings of a discordant people. Where the

without giving too much thought to outstanding pictures chosen for a return showing in the JAX word could be used to further some dictator's pur-
so AIR NEWS poll.9000QQQQeQCC pose it has been equated with the rubber-stamped
the future consequences. obedience of the masses to the will of a tyrant.

L ae aDa. Words like "freedom," "justice," "mercy," "truth"
Maybe some lad will say to himself, "jobsare B which we have believed to belong to the permanent

plentiful. I can get one anywhere at good Dn reees g I Divine Services I vocabulary of mankind, have ceased to exist for

money. What difference does it make if I go a a great masses of men. Where they have survivedtheir

over the hill?" Yes, jobs are plentiful and g Salty Humor From I g: Cbapth Mettlm Bead sad longer meanings signify have what been civilized so corrputed people that have they taken no

possibly you may be able to obtain employment g Here And There :g: Birmingham 0730 Holy Avenue.Communion. them to mean in the past. The loss of these words

under present critical conditions. IQmt30t7000OQOQQQOGttQ61Maybe 0830-Recruit Divine service. from our vocabulary is indicative of a collapse of
0030-Training Center Divine Ifnl(('. the ideals for which they stand. Without thEm the
But will it always be thus The day is That's Best 0930 1045-General-Sunday School (small chapel I). foundation of our civilization is gone> It is in this

coming in the not too distant future when "That man David is going 1845-Vesper service.Cath Divine. service. aspect of life that the instigators of the counter-

men are going to be hunting work again. around telling lies about you." ll Chap lt Mattl Vied sad revolution hope to win the victory they are losing on
employer will "That's all right. I don't:! mind BJrniiDtham Artiue. the battlefield.Can .
Which do think a potential 0630 Mas .
you that, but if he starts telling the 'jCo-Mass.) *. we In the Imminent era of reconstruction
take-a man with a spotless record or one truth about me, I'll break his : ( \30-Mass. renew in these word**-the language of American
who has a black mark against his name? neck." 0930-Mass. ltk-alllm1-meanlngs that breathe of vigor I and vitality

And don't think you'll not have ;your rec- 1700 1100--Macs.ChriitUn Mass.. ? Can we match the force of our arms bya
WAX-Xot WAVES Stl! .,. <"Iel| MtlU re urglng sensitiveness to the spiritual Ideals ord investigated. Almost every type of em- sad Birmiotham. AvtB.
Sailor talking to wife over telephone e. democratic living? why should we fight for a
ployment save that of ditch digging requires quart of milk a ? For the to throw
: "What's that?-bring home Jewish Strvl: JCiatla K..d sad day right pop
some sort of bonding procedure in this day -what? I don't get it-tpell' it."' Birmingham AVCB.. (snail chap!). bottles at umpires in Brooklyn T Why not for
1700-Sabbath service Friday), DEMOCRACY? Yee to make IW workl
rec- "Some
and time. Before you're employed your Wife: w-a-x. 2000-Sabbath service (Fr ). safe for
ord will be investigated. If it is bad in the Sailor: "Oh, I thought you aid 0810-Devotions Saturday Cecil It!
-Devotions (Sunday) Field.
Navy the chances are good that you'll be ,

turned down. Two For One Already KnowsHusband Radio Programs

Yes, right now you're probably free, sin- "I believe," said the cheery philosopher : "As I contemplate THURSDAY
and have responsibilities to anyone "that for every single the wonders of nature, I realize :
gle, no how 'The First Line" WMBR (CBN)' %%0020FRIDAY
insignificant is
thing give two will comeback man. '
other than yourself. But what about a few you away _
Wife: "Any woman knows that
Most of going to to you. "Navy News"-WJAX 175* KM
from are "
years now. you I MYe, that's true," said his lis- without contemplating. "
"Navy Headline
of these days. Whatare -WJIIP 1835-140
want to get married one tener. "Last fall I gave away my "Meet Your
Na\'y"-WJIIP Blur 080-100
you going to tell the "little lady" about daughter and now she and her Sale TalkBootblack SATURDAY_ ( )

that war record. You may think she'll not husband "have both come to live Sailor 7""Not : "Shin your ****, "Flight Deck Jambore,"-WJAX

know, but sooner or later the truth will out with me. today. (NBC) 110O-1130
"Women In Blue"WJIIP 1400 1430:
(Blue) -
Or Junior! Certainly if you marry )'ou'llexpect Like Creation "Shine 'em so you tan tw your "Navy Bulletin Board"-WPDQ '

to have a family some day. What are "Why is kissing like the creation face""'em." (Mutual) 1705-1750JWO

you going to tell that little boy or little girl ?" "C "ard./ "Navy WingV% -20SO

when they ask you about your war record ?1 "I give up." SUNOAY-
"Because it's made out of nothing "Bluejacket Choir"-WMBR (CBS) 1200-I t)
be At One End
The first time they ask you they may and Heaven knows it'e good." "America In the Air"-WMBIt (CBS) 1800-
and innocent and be able Have you heard about the naval "ra.clllc 4001MO
young you may I I St0ry"-WJAX (NBC) MJO-*
officer on watch aboard
to fool them-but down deep in your con- Call To Arms ship who MONDAY

science you'll not feel right. I I like She: drum."My!"Your heart'* beating got the speaking angry at tube something and yelled, rushed to oneof to "Navy"U. S. Navy Ne\n"-WIAX'Band"-WJAX (NBC) 1750--1245 1755JM5
Those are only a few reasons why you I Sailor: "Yeah, that's the call to the men below: "Navy Headline*"-WJIIP -1840
should keep record clean while in the arms" "Is there a blithering idiot at TUESDAY
I the end of this tube?" "Bands to Batik" 17So--1145
service-selfish Naturally asa I
Naval reasons.
"Not at this end, sir," came the (CBS) 1730-1745
matter of pride on that service, the country Fast FiguringDad calm reply. "Ask Your Navy"-WJIIP 2100-2130
and shipmates I : "If there were four flies "Hall
it represents your own you of Montezuma"-WPDQ
on the table, and I killed one, how Blows Own Horn (Mutual 2300
should do nothing to sully your mark. I ) J2SO-
many would be left?
colored men were attendinga
Rules and regulations never did suit the Son: "One, the dead one." political meeting where a candi- "Navy Ne"-WJAX. 1750-1755

average American any too well, but we've date was making a speech.In "Na"y Headline*"-WJIIP 1835-1WO
million times in this Canadian Ace Is Hot a few minutes said
already proven a over one :
that those rules and Wing Commander Johnny John- "Moee, who is dat man?"
accept -
war we can regulations son, a Canadian Spitfire pilot and "I don't know," Move replied, [IFrom Other Papers 1111 I
and go ahead to do a topnotch job in leading Allied ace in the European "but he ho' do raommen. hi-

what amounts to more or less a system of theatre shot down two more German self."
:regimentation.Just aircraft on July 4th to run Establishment of a Civil Readjustment program to
his total to 35-all destroyed I aid men honorably discharged from the naval service
remember that the Navy has developed in aerial combat. BlnlM'fI Iln fitting themselves for return to civilian life hall
its own way of doing things over quite a A sparrow sat in a tree in Ber- I been announced by the Navy Department.Lieut. .
lin. His beak in
was high the air ..
number of and it isn't likely] that they Famous Quote and his feathers George Coury, Security and Trai
years, were puffed up tlon Officer, has been designated as the ...
:will change just to suit the slim minoritythat "Give me a thousand men who proudly. Civil Readjustment Officer to handle details

cannot adjust themselves to Jiving un- are entertained, rather than ten "What makes you so pleased program locally. He will be available at all timesto
thousand who have had no enter with yourself?" asked his mat advise problemsand t
der the rules and regulations that personnel on their poet-eervke
govern tainment." General John J. "I got Hitler today," proclaimed benefits as! veterans. I
their hundreds of thousands 'of shipmates Pmhlng. the bird -1b Faequolank Ffttrol.r t .


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I 13 July, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

I Take Your Choice! NATS .}'t

,. Efficiency WIMBry BYDAVID
i. Line Forms To HARGRtAVES 5

The Left Helps Navy Keep

.. San Francisco---"In France," ,
"'" >,' "f',;: ., the Jap radio burbled In a broad Fleet OperatingThe J n t CERTAINLY\ s' ;

cast picked up here, "the Allied .;,'rn AM SLEEPY r
I' : armies are retreating haphazardly Naval Air Transport Serv- THINK 1\'LL ) iON '

Inland." ice, In less than 36 hours, recently --"::;::1-.,, LIE 1>Ov-J N
b. -- flew the two heaviest single items :S. ..', .= -
y l Army Issues GoldenBar ever carried by air between the ? -
United States and the Panama 4.; l( SHECT
For Overseas Canal Zone and thereby kept vital
fuel supplies flowing to the Navy's
It you spot an Army enlisted Task Force 58, at the same time
man or officer wearing a goldenbar
preventing threatened serious interruption
on the left sleeve
it signifies
to tanker production.The .
overseas service.
The War Department has auth- Items carried were main '
orized personnel of the Army to turbine engine motors, each weigh- ,
wear a golden bar for every six ing over 10,000 pounds. A new
,,1 months overseas duty. rotor was flown from New Yorkto
4r The bar will be worn four inches the Canal Zone to replace a
s3 from the end of the sleeve. Each damaged rotor in a War Shipping

six months of overseas entitles the Administration tanker carrying
wearer to an additional bar and fuel oil to Task Force 58. The
soldiers with-long overseas service damaged rotor was immediately
T may wear them "even if they ex- loaded into the Douglas tour-en-
tend past their elbows," the WD gine Skymaster cargo transport
l said plane and rushed back to an Amer-

Tt.e new bar will be worn on the ican shipyard where after repairs
&. overcoat, blouse, shirt and field it will be placed in a new tanker I'LL BET TH15 II
jacket which will slide off the ways in a WAS THE CHIEF'S
short time. f-'
This latest example of the job I D E4A 4.-

k ry NATS is doing In keeping vital
eL supplies going to the Fleet on time

,. e began on 16 June when WSA was
"" + informed that the generator rotoron
; L t6i one of its tankers deliveringfuel
to the Task Force was scored
.,' beyond repair, and that as a result
the ship was disabled in the Canal
Zone. On that same day NATS .y
picked up a replacement rotor at
the Naval Air Station Bennett -

:: i 4'l This Field.rotor New, York.weighing 8.000 Navy Survivor's Of "D"

pounds was loaded into the Sky-

r, master and takeoff was made at Day Say Nothing Much
x 1i 7:42: p. m.. Albrook Field in the
Canal Zone was reached the fol-
# lowing morning at 11 ::36.I Of Their ExperiencesA

--------- -
I A U. S. Navy survivor camp in
them what Quiz Contest
_. EnglandAsk they
-- --- Ask them what heard
-... saw they
and ask them what happened.The I (QUESTION PRINTED ON
Susanna Footer the ax
proves PAGE 3)
chances are the answers from
bathing .milt N here to stay. She "
all will be: "Nothing much. ANSWERS
can stuff' ton
Gathered here are hundreds of
U S sailors fresh from the Allied ,, 1. Lt. Charles (Terry 4 the
f 7 Day Laundry I beachhead in France. Every man Pirates) ; Mr. Dithers (Blondie) ;
I I I has either seen ships torpedoed Salame Sam (Orphan Annie) ;
I I I bombed or shelled; many have met Fearless Fosdick (L'il Abner).
Schedule For I I booby traps. The camp is full of 2. The Kiyak is not a Soviet

i I I heroes, men who will be decoratedfor plane.
any number of amazing deeds 3. Eighteen; five on each front
Summer Months but none will speak of them. Most foot and four on each back foot.
I of them watched shipmates die in 4. Sam Byrd.

The laundry operated by the WBW a < >r :.f. -W J& battle. and war to them has become 5. It's the P-61. "Black Widow."
Main Station Ship's Service receives Vivian Austin isn't just posing a personal thing. 6. George Washington.
laundry on Mondays and for she's a star swimmer a-s well r Included In the official recordsof 7. PT, United States; MTB,
Thursdays prior to l.'JOO: at the a* an actress their ships and units, however English; and E, German.
IJOQ's and building 700. A room Yq are details which reveal the spirit 8. Deer (fawn) ; bear (cub) ;
has been set aside in each of those Name 1 I that carried these men up to Hitter I sheep (Iamb) ; frog (tadpole) or
buildings for dirty laundry which DestroyerFor s Western defense wall and polliwog) ; cow (heifer).
must b<* in securely tied laundry enabled them to help smash that 9. Harvard-Conant; Columbia
hags containing legible tickets list- Pfc. GurkeA I wall to launch the invasion. Butler; Chicago Hutchins;
ing the contents and owner's names North Carolina Graham; and
Three of these menStanleyDracy
and ranks. Southern California von Klein
Gunner's Mate, Second
A supply of tickets is maintainedin new destroyer will honor the Smid.(
each of the rooms and their use memory of Private, First Class. LoN Collier isn't a singer or a Class. U.S.N.R., 32. of 157 West 10. A, Elizabeth Barrett BrownIng .
swimmer but she ha her Third Street, Coming New York;
insures the proper return of the Henry Gurtte, U.S.M.C., who was ._ point ; B, George Bernard Shaw; C,
--- Milton W. Bard, Boatswain's Mate,
bundles. These ticket .forms havebeen posthumously awarded the Medal Shakespeare; O. Plutarch..
First Class U.S.N.R., 23, of
so prepared that they indi- of Honor for his -t jjjj-
exploits as a Show FillsEntertainment I
Leg Bouckville, New York; and RayH.
cat to what distribution office Raider in the Solomons Campaign. .
Glasco Shipfitter First Class
finished work is to be returned. of the James
Secretary Navy I All Girl Orchestra
US.N.R.. 23, of Greenville, South
Finished laundry is delivered at Forrestal has aproved the naming Carolina, were members of a party
Ship's Service Laundry distribution of a destroyer under constructionat which landed in France with the
offices maintained in Junior the plant of the Todd Pacific Bill TomorrowAs express purpose of removing mines' Here Friday NightJoy

r BOQ building S03. and StudentOfficers' Shipyards, Inc., at Seattle Washington and booby traps set by the enemyon
to honor Gurke. from
I building 700. you might easily guess
beach obstacles. Because of I j Cayler's All-Girl orchestrawill
Residents of Senior BOQ Gurke flung his own body overa the title "Bathing Beauties" I
may theJr work under the most hazardous be presented on the stage at
November 9.19t3. which will be at the
Japanese grenade presented
obtain information regarding the 'I
of conditions, the landing craft the Main Station Auditorium to-
return of their bundles by making to smother the explosion Mainside moviehouse tomorrow in
and troops which followed them morrow ) 2100.
( Friday night at
when the missle of the Smoker, has
place some-
dropped squarelyinto
at the desk. I
inquiry suffered only minor casualties.The The Princess of the
I Trumpethas
During the summer months officers the foxhole of himself and a thing to do with goodlooking girls. orchestra.
crew of a Coast Guard a 13-piece
laundry is processed in companion President Franklin Red Skelton is the male star of oper- "Bathing Beauties," Red Skel-
ated LCI (Landing Craft Infantry -
less and the D. Roosevelt signed the citation the which is full of female
w seven days or during picture ) including Gene Oxley Sea ton's newest picture will be shownon
i balance of the year five day serv- which accompanied the award eyefuls the screen the musi-
which details of Gurke's last man, First Class. U.S.C.G.R., 21. preceding
ice prevails.A gave The Welfare and Recreation department of Greencastle. Indianawithstoodfive cal entertainment. The movie will
hours, while defending a vital road
flat rate of ten cents per block announced the regular hours of withering fire from I start at 1900.
near Empress Augusta
pound is charged officers and men Bougainville Island. Bayon Friday right Smoker has been cancelled enemy shore batteries before they I The usual Friday night Victory
alike. this week and the blank could beach their vessel on its Smoker has been cancelled this::
4 The plant is not equipped to be submitted.It space In the entertainment bill will third run to the beach and land I week in order to make room for
: turn out hand finished work and is requested that officers do be filled by the presentation of detachments of the Army Medical I the all-girl band and the movie.
\ such expensive articles as silk pajamas not call for or deliver their laundry "Bathing Baauties.: Movies are Corps, Military Police and part ofa ----""i t-
fine linens etc., should not I 1 at the main laundry. scheduled at 1300, 1700 and 1930. Navy Beach Battalion. I Send the Jax Air News lion*!


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.. ,I Fliers Play Home and Away Over Weekend


Games Slated

A and R WAVE Softball Team Is Tops In NAS CompetitionA 0

t ti I II Ij With Daytona

i. & WaycrossFeaturing

By Edmund Walsh Y2c

\VII1LE the Fliers were a revamped lineup'
the Naval Air Station Fliers" will
handing the Daytona Naval
two this week-end
,r Air Station a 7 to 4 defeat last taking on the Daytona Naval Air,

Saturday at Daytona, two a Station at Mason Field Saturdayat

members of the team were in 1700 and the Waycross Army

t Jacksonville, First Baseman Air Field at 1500: in Waycross.
Johnny Bittner, who has turnedin
". :Buddy Weiner and Right
; four victories for the Fliers,
Fielder Bill McCloskey. will probably take the hill against

Buddy, probably deciding base- Daytona and Phil Miller, who is
'j Vll wasn't everything, married % 'T : rk'rk. undefeated in three starts will test

,I WAVE Doris Youlio Lt (jg) L I I his southpaw slants on the Army.

SJafkosky! performed the ceremony The game with Daytona will be
) and McCloskey was the best the second of a series. Last Sat.

man. Congratulations, Buddy and P q urday the Fliers thumped Daytona
Iris.S 7 to 4 in Daytona.
I | In charge of the club for a brief ..

The name of George MeA I period is Third Baseman Lieut.

.I !_, tar, pigskin hugger for | Don Cross, subbing for Lieut.

NAS In 1942, popped| into the i Marty McDonough who is on leave.
,; newspapers> early this week Now I II I For the week-end games, as

an Ensign, the former Duke University for the game against Mayport yesterday .

and Chicago. Bear ace, Is Lt. Cross is trying a new
In charge of the \ 12 athletic lineup. He has made two major

i program<< at the University of t switches. Catcher Pat Colgan has

,. i Virginia. been moved up to the number two
Ensign McAfee ball been stationed slot while Shortstop Alf Anderson .

at the t'nlu'l'f'olh' of Michigan has been dropped to sixth.
and at the Naval Mine I)e> Center Fielder Dave Bride ha A
pot at Yorktown since leavingLieut moved into the leadoff role from
I........ A and R, softball champions In the WAVES league, gave proof of their right to the title, b>' taking seventh position and Right Fielder
S r r the rubber game of a three game series agalnM the \IA\K A11-Stars. 12 to 2 tat Thurixl.i>'. l'l 1- Harrison Wicket drops to Bride's
tured here 1. to r. are": front row, Hall, \\alt, Thompson, Ilolman, Brasher and N, A his. hack row, La- former notch.
Kddie' Adams NAS boxIng
sign \erla Hill, coach, Booth, Smith, Walraven, Bowman, S. Allis! and Averette.
Last in
.J- Saturday Daytona the
:? coach, has volunteered a few -- -- ---- -- ------- --
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Junta for fans who watch the Fliers made their poorest defensive

Snooker fights and for fans who Rain Causes Many PostponementsOf ( -"V" an- showing of the year committingfive
will te watching the Air Station Want To Be A errors, managing to win

( boxing"Don't team be the soon.kind of observer NAS Softball Games Last WeekThe Here's Your ChanceAn having largely because an off the day local also,team making was

who judges a fight on blood and about the softball advanced program in barbell seven miscues.
weatherman must have forgotten all Blighter "spots' in the game were!
the husky coach. and gymnastics is under-
gore; says :
"Remember that boxing is a teams during the past week because rain, rain and more way at the main station sports an over-the-shoulder running catch
caused cancellation of all but five I deep in left field by Charley Wod-
skill and that decisions are givento rain games. pavillion located just south of
dail and smash
into leftfield
fighters for points they pile up Dispensary still leads the National hangar 115.Under a long

along the way A good last round league with four triumphs : 2 Ex-Major Leaguers Are the supervision ofLieut. by Dave Bride, which thoughit '
I was caught was longest!
dwsn't always win a fight. and no defeats adding a triumph Eddie Adams, of the
"Some of the things to watch during the week by downing Para- : Detached From Pensacola physical training department, I wallop of the day.
: for me: Clean blows landed, partial chute Loft, 8 to 3. I Two of the four ex-major league the activities will also include -- ;:

t, blows) counter attacks, flp01tsi VM continues to top) the Amer- baseball stars stationed at the tumbling and physical fitness
i. rnanship, blocking blows with elbows ican league with four victories and I Pensacola Naval Air Station have tests. Fliers Daytona 4

or gloves, holding and hitting no set backs. been transferred 2nd Lt. BobKennt'dy Fred Shore, S2c and BillFiht'r JACKSONVILLE DAYTONA

i stamina and condition, ring Good weather this week will USMCR former third S2c are assisting Lieut \\' abhoal IIh 1 1 h :o 10 Aliklrflb41bliCrltzercf

generalship. "footwork, and ag- bring full afternoons on the soft- baseman of the Chicago White Adams and) ate prepared to instruct AnririknM 5 0 2llh' '.Miller,2b 4 1 21
r i1f.tll'lvenetls.; ball diamonds as forty teams swing Sox, received orders to report to individuals or be '! 204 OIF.dwa.-dl.c S 1 40
r r groups McDnjsh rt :2 0 1 0 back NAS Atlanta and Nick Tremark,
,1 i A trio of athletic officers will competition, playing regularly -I 322 3Budd| .3b 4 1 1 2
scheduled and at- ex-Brooklyn outfielder a ex-cept .
1 games CIOKI 3D 5 :2 2 4'O'N..II.3b' 0011
'r he rnolngonto other Stations commission and was detached I \\'oddall.If 5 0 3 O'Jernlgan!' 3rd O
j Hon. In the group are Lieut.Ted National League I -...I-. Colon 315 OCormlok 10 I r 0
I Galligan, t port director of Team \\'. L. Sports Writers Nominate Bride.rf 3 1 1 OiP.Jnnxn,If 400 I
| the physical training program, OandG 2 (. Feller Is In South PacificCPO I'.Miller,p 301 2;AllRrtt*.Ib 30 f 0O.teen.p

( Lieut.: Allan Vogt, who has beenin I VPB Personnel 2 (2) 3 3 1 1 Bobby Feller, ex-Cleveland I AI-! Time Great Fighters 4101

charge of all athletic equip-. Dispensary 3 1 hurling ace, is aboard a battleship Total 37 7 :27 11 Total :15 S 27 HJarksuntllle
*T saint for the station and Lieut. Parachute, Loft 4 :2 in the South Pacific area. Occa- II he tuna the greatest fighter of NAS ... .. 100) :2lfl( 010-7
DII tuna NAS . Ml: OOO 0104
'! Joe Hay, athletic officer for OpI I \O-V nd CS R 2 :2VPB sionally Bob gets an opportunityto them all .in ttu-h of the eight di- Runs) VAUkel 'F", 0 Miller D. K. Johnson -

t nation* and VM. :2 U) 1 I pitch a game against teams of rwH/twT This question was submitted Cross 2 Bride 2, Lyons Vlcddoll
}j All have been here since the C C Slf' sdi 1 3 other ships.NAS I Edwards. J. P. Johnson, Krrors D. .;.
Stoiekeeperi 1 4 to the nation's sports writers Johnson 2' Crltzer : Johnson
physical training was Ll'onRu:2'/b'I;
; program Barrack D 1 5 -- Budd 2. Smith ; In,
v| organized In tile hummer of 1942 Marine Buir cli, 0 1 by Esquire magazine. Budd, 1', Miller Critter, VMrkel K.
fend have contributed largely to Boxers Win Results: Heavyweight, Jack I Miller. Two base hits Cross Sacrificehits
American Miller Stolen ba es. Colgan.
1 the and of the League
} *ncr4*>s growth
Team W. L. Dempsey: Light Heavyweight, Bob Bride Left on bases, Jacksonville, y.
t 1l( grnm. VM 4 0 Fitzsimmons; Middleweight, Mick- I Daytona 1. Him( off Miller 8 In 9 Innings
T 4 4 Over NATTC 4-1 ey Walker: Welterweight, Henry I OMeen 7 In 9, Bases on halls
It happened on the way to May- VF 4 3 2 off tiller I. Osteen 2, Struck out hy
Armstrong: Lightweight, Benny Miller S. O teen 4. lilt by pitcher Col-
where the Fliers slatedto Dock* Fentt\ 2 1 Rain washed out part of the
port were Seaman Gu id 2:2: Leonard; Featht-iweight Johnny lEan by Osteen !Smith bv OMeen Winning
play the Frontier Base. Boathouse 1 1 NATTC-Main Station fight card Kilbane: Bantamweight pitcher Miller Losing pitcher,
The Navy bus, carrying the NAS Cooks-Bakers 0 4 last Friday night but not before' McGovern i Osteen Time of game t :Vi Umpires,
t. Ship Stole 0 3 main side! battlers had racked M.hublger i T'3. Lagano I iB).
Lull club stopped to pick up an upa I --- .
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officer on the Beach road. Pitcher I Main Galley O 1 4 to 1 decision over their opponents I
.\ Don Carter, AM 2c, always a gentleman Recruit Center 0 1 All fights were in the Hunt Staggers Hinton In First

i! got up and headed to the student class and not between the
tempting to postponed
,t back of the bus for a perch atop I contests. up first teams of either squad.
1 the bats and other equipment. Results of the fights were: Bill
I Last week in the other
gamesplayed Knox) NAS, defeated Ed Cowart !:1-
t "Keep your seat said the of- Parachute Loft beat Bar- 'I ;
ficer. 'I'm not going to play," racks "D", 13 to 2. Squadron VF NATTC: Clyde Perry. NAS de +: :

,,\ "Neither am I," retorted Carter, 4 blanked Ship's Store, 4 to 0. feated Sid Soloway, NATTC Salo-I ', i t r a
who hasn't started a game in sev-!! T 4 edged out Seaman Guard, 7 to dore Alvarez, NAS, defeated Charley I ROllnd'f
Parker NATTC Horten Hin'
t seal weeks. ;
6, and Squadron VF 5 scored a 5
ton, NAS defeated Ed Hunt
1 to 3 win over Squadron VPB 2 ((2),
Allen Hogan, Ylc, of the Per- NATTC; Bill Romoth, NATTC defeated -'i
Clammer turned in the week'soutstanding (
,: f(>nnel Office, gives us a rod and single performance, Henry Bashara, NAS on a
'> ltd etory Aboard the Big Ap- TKO in the 2nd round
hurling VF 4 to a 4 to 0 win over .
t' lie, a commercial fishing boat, off Ship's Store yielding only one hit Fights between George Alexandra

Mayport recently Hogan hooked a and getting two of his team's NAS, and Sam Kuppenberg
fa 25-pound red snapper and aboutis NATTC; George Schaffer NAS )
seven safeties, a triple and a single \ )
forty pounds of sea bass. Catch and "Baroa" Du Bose, NATTC a H
v* for the boat was 160 pounds of red T 4's triumph over Seaman and Jack Luca relit and Charley :

I t snapper and 250 pounds of sea Guard was a closely matched affair Fields, NATTC, were cancelled
.! 1'a!8. Nice going, Fisherman' which saw the winners score when rain made it necessary to

j j. Hogan. four runs in the last of the seventhto stop the chow. wr
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win the game. Windsor, Raush, -
,\ Gene Saracen, veteran golf Byrd, Stuck and Schiori knockedout Of fleers' League
star, In having some of his golf singles!! in the winning rally.Flemming' Team W. LVOVCS
3 C j
I predictions come true pronto. home run and two VF 5 2 0
u When he wait here for aa exhibition singles and Griffen's three hits Operation. 1 0Supp4ly i
.: a few montiiH ago, the paced Parachute Loft to its 13 to Commissary 1 0

3 Connecticut quire told UH that 2 winning effort over Barracks VPB 2 (2) 0 1
1 golfers now In the service would "D". Public Works 0 1
-> return a* better players because Shrout pitched Dispensary to Naval R 0 2

|. cf thel fine physical condition.: victory over Parachute Loft, 8 to NAOTC lloipltal 0 0 3 0

]VicCory : 3 to help keep his team's record _
: clear The losers got nine hits to Student OffUer
; II gaa finished an runner up In Dispensary's! five. Team W. LGunn..ry

a playoff and Sgt. Dutch Jlarrlj In VF 5'a: decision over VPB 2 V t' 5 9 0

fon') wound up frl.tth. Also, In the (2), Phillips Dunbar, Frazier, Seel VPB 2 (1) i s
I!, Red Cross Open in New York and Leppert led the attack while Singly fl 3
Officers) 0 3VK4
last month Vic GhezzJ, of the the winners pounded out fifteen 0 2 :

Army, wound up In the number hits. VPD 2 (2) 0 C .. +a
two behind Hy Nelson -"Jli MMMMM M #
t' spot, just --a ;
k the title. winner.i StationTeam lJa..baJ1 The first triple dead heat in the ., ""

l\i\ -- ziV W L. history of U. vtake-racing occurred Ed hunt, right, of NATTC hall just landed a right cross to the JAW .

Buy, Buy War Bond BlueJatkeU A and R 7'7 ft 4 at Aqueduct 10 June, 1944, .f Jlortn JllhtoM i, NA8, In the first round of their fight .* the

( Or Seaman Guard 9 6 when Brownie, Boesuet and Wait I Victory Smoker Mat Friday night II in ton carne bock strengto,: earn
Bye, Dye Freedom Marine 3 10 A Bit met at the wire. the des'ision.


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13 July. 1944 JAX AIR Pdge SevenPaPs e

Timely Hits Help Win Games Accessories Div. I Public Works Department 4;

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By Loulhe AbrahamA abe had a grand. tlm Virginia t

Instrument Shop meeting was held WednesdayIn va gone for over a Meek und '1", ,
visited all the points of interest .Ii
the Public Works Department to
as far south an Key West.
Number Sixteen organize a new bowling league. Mary Ciosson, daughter of Lt.- "
There are to be four bowlers to a Comdr. R. E. Crosson, is now t

4 Viona Cunningham was hostess I team and there will be eight teams. working in Public Works. Lt
ri The is to be for of
league a period
Comdr. Ciosson at time
at a party at her: home on Roselle I was one
sixteen weeks. At the end of this
St., June 28th. Guest of honor was the Contract Superintendent for /'
M Madeline Miller, who resigned from I I time, the winter league will start. the Public Works Department. We ;.,

the Instrument Shop some time As yet the captains for each team are very glad to have Mary with
have not been chosen. We hope to
to join her husband just returned us.
ago -
from overseas. Refresh- have one team inthe league that Mrs. Bertha Spears has just' ;
will be of the fairer In the
returned front week's vacationIn
ments, and a revival of "kid- J
games" made an enjoyable evening one that has just ended, the ladies Charleston, South Carolina.We "I

Guests!! included Betty Den- team averaged bowling 121 for 48. have had word from Warrant -

ton, Gallic Tillman, Frank "Pappy" games. The new league started Officer A. F. Schlomann, who
N Warren. Charles "Woody" Erwin, I I Friday, 7th of July, at the Spring- i I is now in the south Pacific, but )
field and the time is 7.30 I ILet's
Alley : was formerly attached to Public
James T. "Pete" Burns!!, Johnnie I
all come out and support each Works. Mr. Schlomann that
Potfay, ACMMI; Vincent Degani, says
I AMMI3c; E. W. "Robbie" one of the teams. I he is fine and enjoying his work,

son, AMMI2c; and Bettie Virginia Blum just. arrived : but can't tell us anything else
q x e Shipp from Progress!! Section.Josephine RObin-I buck from a nice vacation In the I However he does say that he

a + I Skinner, of the southern part of Florida. She I I.. : would like to be back with the old

line and looking wonderful, and saga that gang.
production her I
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Edna, who works on common instruments -
4 entertained members of I
the Instrument Shop last Saturday 'I Engine Overhaul l r

night with an outdoor dance and
the lawn of their homeon I
supper When this!! goes to press we
Timuquanna Road. The occasionwas know that E. O. will be away over
featured by waltz and Jitter- the top on the Bond Drive. There I

bug contests. I. Is so much at stake that to slack I
Dorothy Jlulrfton' Is at Gold
up now would be the one thing
Head Lake helping hubby, Prlate that no one in the A&R would

:+ \ Lee Koberswm of the Air want to happen. So-let's each and I t1ETY

Corps, upend his furlough. They everyone of us buy bonds now--

hate probably caught whopper today---and every day until Victory I
or at leant that's the way comes to all. I
they'll tell it.
Mrs. C. Wright of
Hazel M. Chadwick has returned Margaret
shop 44C is visiting her mother ,
to her gyro bench after an illness -
Louisiana. We know she
and in
son I
Rose Johns is back from
wonderful time, but we
having a
Lake Butler where she cared for I
'q1q her mother, who has been seriously will be glad to see her return. .
: ill. I Mrs. Gladys D. Warrington of.
44C has been for the
Shop away
We regret to learn of the deathof
I 41k '
.4 ten Welcome back.
# the mother of Lena Smith. We
tit extend her our deepest sympathy Gladys.
: H. of 44H is
In The Gyro Room I I Marion Roy Shop c34"EbunONal
on her vacation. Don't fish too
Hughes W. Ishmael supervisorof
I much, Marion u.rn COliNe""
the optical department,
Allen has the
Thelma joined
that his group has upped produc- !
Department. She is from -- ---
tion considerably in the last few Pump
34. Welcome to Accessories,
\, 4 months. This is due mainly to the Shop
hand-In-glove cooperation with the
1"1 There aren't many receivers who handle backstop duties with an salvage and supply departments.The The Monroe brothers, G. C. :

'\'. rtiiMh poise and skill a.'I Tat Coljran MM.So. Flier catcher. The hir- squadrons, too, are cooperating and C. T., from the rump Shop, i

rel-rheMed Irishman began his baseball career in 1938 and since then in smoothing out rough spots are trjlngto entice a few fish I At St. "inl'pnl" Hospital Jaiktcnille -

:A bibs had two tr3lIIt"lIh the Boston IUd Sox. In addition, he has and eliminating on their hook while. on \ac-a- \ rI

': played' for Scranton, 1'a., and Louisville. K)'.. lied !Sox: farms. i involved in the repair unnecessary and overhaulof steps tlon.Lois Collins is enjoying a well I I'daughter AM2c and, Kaien Mm Ruth William, boi T n Pal Friday, r. a

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optical equipment. This department June 30.AM1c
I earned rest in Miami. | and Mrs. Ludvek MedvescV. A
has complete facilities for
Lake City Leads I WAVE Reinhold Trains the maintenance and overhaul of I E. R. Sterling has returned to : daughter, Lont'I'118Y, born Saturday
work after two week'sacation, July 1.
For A.A.U. Swim Meet optical accessories. for aircraft. spent enjoying sights in New York I Lt. and Mrs. Frederick Joseph; Hop
NAOTC SoftballLake 1 --- kins a M>n, Kittieilck Joseph, born
Margaret Reinhold, Sp'' S)2c, famous ,I State, Boston and other parts of Monday, July 3.

City NAS is the undisputed diving star who won the Instructions Issued Massachusetts.The AMM2c and Sirs Alvtn Holt a daughter. -
leader of the NAOTC northern Senior National A.A.U. Wernen'sI I Pump Shop has a new Inspector Mary Ella born Monday, July 3.
I Diving Championship from the 33- Iin Use Of Yard Mail Annie B. Haven, who Sic and Mis. Peryl E. Jones a
sector softball race with three victories I
daughter Juanita Ann born Tuesday
cornea from 06. Glad to
and one defeat for a percentage foot board in 1942, is aiming for I All inter-station and interdepartmental too.Production. July 4.ORM3s.
of .750. I' the same goal this year. WAVE Yard Mall communications News and Mis Clifford Sands a.daughl..r. .
I Reinhold on duty at NyVTTC. Memphis Engineering Shaion Louise, bom Tuesday -
Lee Field with four triumphs Tenn., has been in trainingsince except of a personal or It seems that there is very lit- Jul) 4.
and two defeats has mark of private nature must be inclosed in Production En-
a for the meet which tle to say about I Ensign and Mrs William ROM. a
"& .666 for second place. April multiple address envelopes and gineering this wE'ek.Ve have avery son Kimball Kent, born Tuesday,
will be held in Kansas 18,
City, July 4.S2c .
3 from fifth into left unsealed so that envelopesmay uneventful group of 23 peo-
Climbing place a .
19 and 20
August.ExBig Donaldson
: and Mrs William Douglas: -
1 tie for third position during the -':- be used repeatedly, it has ple in this division, nothing ever a xon. William Uouglas, Jr.,
vj- \vcfk was NAS Jacksonville which I Wen pointed out. Inter-Station or i i seems to happen. However, we now born Tuesdav July 4.

> defeated NAGS, 8 to 3 and loot To Inter-departmental communicationsof have among us a new member ACOM and Mis Gordon Tucker a
| to Mnyport. 6 to 5. i Leaguers Play I a personal or private nature i Mr. Sutler a very fine draftsman son Russ Raymond, torn Tuesday,
a may be placed in a sealed envelope ': who resides in St. Augustine and July 4.AM2c.
1 Caligan) pitched the Fliers to a j For Iowa Pre-Flight for Yard Mall and Mis Arthur McLeod a son,
delivery .by provided travels the long distance here
up i William Huyden, bon, Wednesday,
four-hit 8 to 3 win over the Gun- I
I I The Iowa pie-flight baseball the return address is shownon I' every day to come to work. We all July 5
j| Hers school team. Caster Dermott team lost Cadet Dick \VakE'flt"ld.exTlJi'er the envelope.All !'should welcome him as soon as I i Lt. and Mis. Raymond Ramsey, a
and Slater led the with two Glenda Rae, born \Vednes
} hitting but undeliverable sealed Yard daughter
: slugger recently, ; possible. We are also glad to haveback 5.
wif blows apiece.In II added the services of four other i Mail communications which have i i with us Miss Libya Boyett, I II I day

their other game of the week, players who once appeared in the no return address on the envelopewill I who for the last two weeks has ;I than Mr. Whiddon because of the

the Fliers lost to Mayport but f Big Time. The quartet all Ship's be opened so that they can been out in Engine Overhaul. She I long and pleasant association of

Murphy and Reynolds gave an idea I Company men, includes Ed Wetland I be returned to the sender for re comes to us from the Public Woiks the two men.

of Jax power when they blasted ,, Infielder Don Yohe, of the addressing. Department as an Engineering It is interesting that there was
home runs. Caligan and Condo !! White Sox, Catcher Bill Baker of -- Draftsman. I mist in many eye as Mr. Whiddonsaid

hurled for the Station.In I the Pirates and Outfielder Ned I Miss Dozier, another of our "Jack everyone who knows

other games during the week Harris, of the Tigers STATION WEDDINGSSix Draftsmen, bought $200 worth of I you. likes and admires you. and we

Lee Field defeated Mayport. 6 to 1; I __._ bonds in the recent drive, and Ens. know you must be all good, fellow,
Lake City won over NAGS 5 to 3: weddings were performed at Duncanson bought a $1000 bond. for we have never heard anythingbad

and Lee Field ilecisloned Cecil! Lefty Gomez Took Chance Station chapels July 3rd and 8th. These two bonds put us over our ; and here's lots of good luck

__ Field 7 to 6. They were: July 3rd: Leo Fran- goal in the second day of the drive from us all." Jack with a hint ofa

'I STANDINGS Telling Honus This One I cis Haas Jr., and Vivian Ruth This division was the first in the break in his voice replied "Well

Tf'fH'n- W. 1* Pet, Funk; July 6th: William N. Parsons A&R to arrive at, or exceed, Its I thanks, folks I'll remember with
Lake City NAS 3 1 .750 Lefty Gomez baseball's laugh- !! and Doris R Witherspoon; goal. pleasure each and all of you, and
Le Held NAAS 4' 2 .(+6Cecil ing boy, was chatting with Honus can lest assured that just
Field NAAS 2 2 .NX diamond Joseph L. Belle)) Jr. and Virginia Aircraft Overhaul you
Jacksonville NAS 2 2 .NO Wagner. 70-year-old : M. Thompson; Charles B. Tobias Uy Aurelia S. Drawdy I as soon as we fellows 'Out There'get
) NAGS :2 3 ..411(1'r great, between innings of a war and Hazel Moyer; Raymond Miller II The 'Call to the Colors' has tak- through with the job the enemy -

St. Simons NAAS NAS 1 1 3 2 ..250 XOMuyroit bond game in Pittsburgh."There's Barrett and Elizabeth Ann Mugan, en back into service, in the Merchant forced us to do, I'll be right

---- one thing you can" clear i James Edwin Brownell and Jane I Marine, one of the best liked, here on the good old productionline
up fur me. Mr. Wagner, said Van Atta. most highly respected members of again"

Russo Hurls For Monmouth Lefty respectfully --%Jfei- I the "Sub Assembly Family." Bet I II Joe Blanc, the Director and
"What's that, my son?" the clown of till.. year's Bond Show
'. Marius Rust. the exYankeetcher the 'family' knows who we mean; ,
great man asked. CommercialsFOR I with his laugh provoking antic,
Is the leading moundsman none other than the popular JackHeaid I
lor the Ft. Monmouth. N. J. "Well." said Lefty, "did] Abe who spent one hitch in the really produced a good show,
Lincoln swing from the shouldersor SALE judging from the appreciative
team. Russo holds two world's i Navy, and was seventh man to be- ;
he a wrist hitter?" bedroom and audience. Hie cast, made entirely -
i: nerles! victories defeating the was Living room, i i gin work in the Sub Assembly up
Dodgers in 1941 and the Cardinals -- kitchen furniture. Call Mrs. Owen Shop, way back when. of amateurs, I is a good example -
2-7711, Ext. 309, address, 1292 Jack's home town Is Van Bu- of what can be done when
I in 1043. "f'ftd the J.x Air News Home
Cumberland Road. ren, Ark., and If Bob Burnt couldbe there is a purpose in mind. Joe

Will sell cheap, two chief uniform a* proud of Jock as Van Huron had his heart set on a good performance -

t f.: '. Air Yard Mail Service Is Extended SUe Walter 39 House..hllh v\oin b74.Lieut. (Jg) Is proud of Bob-only dif- and that Is what he !1

Harley Davidson 38fcl", just oveihnuled. '- ference in the two home town had. With the definite talent and '

ww: The Air Yard Mail service between the Main Station and the Naval Buddy Seat-Saddle Bag--'. boys Is that Jack WORKS Ion his determination, all the nets
net) JUIII
'" ;- Auxiliary Air Stations at Green Cove Springs, Cecil Field, and Municipal Spoflljhl J. C, M70 Must soon >. A 'LIVING.Heard were unusually! good; but Leo

No. 1 has been revised to include Mayport. Planes will opiate I.OS came to the NAS. Jacksonville Bedding drew an extra laugh

.\\4.t.,.' to and from the VM hangar daily, except Sundays, on the following Female rocker pnnlel tan and white I November 10, 1941, from f from the crowd with his impersonations. -
The quota net for A. ...
techedule: answers to the name of "Toni. Loll I Vulte Aircraft: and he has stead
or strayed In the \lclnlty of Dewey Lily proven his worth as an aircraft O. Is rapidly approaching its
I .: LEAVE ARRIVE Park rear Main I Station Monday Re mechanic and has grown in unbe goal thanks to Joe and the entire -
". VM Hangar at 0900. Lee Field at 0915. ward. Chief Matt J. Calovtch 3815ANoiman : I I oast show.T .
St. Dewey Talk, button, ( la. s+ a tnture as 'one !swell 'pl- ofls -
1 1) Lee Field at O 30. Cecil Field at 0945. or call OO.D. Naval Air (iiinneri'; .

Cecil Field at 1000. Municipal No 1 at 1015.: School (Yellow Water) 28811. Family .

Municipal No. 1 at 1030. Mayport at 1045. Pf t,
Small blue canvas bag left In automobile
Mayport, 1100. VM Hangar at 1115. of enlisted man while en lout'i
Horn main gate to hospital. Hag con*
VM Hangar at 1400. Mayport at 1415. sins suit of whites, electric razoiB
Would appreciate If returned to RobertK. V
Mayport at 1430. Municipal No. 1 at 1445.: Bussard, S2r. patient In A-7,. Sxt'y
Municipal No. 1 at 1500. Cecil Field at 1515. 9123. M .J
i ;' Cecil Field at 1530. Lee Field at 1545. -

rt: : 'Lee Field at 1600. VM Hangar at.1615.: War Bows ,
Buy, Day
M'r! .:. Naval Air Gunnere Pcbool vrlll, pick up and deliver Yard Mall at the Or ,itki ,

; .. Operations Office, Cecil Field, dally, except Sundays at 0945 and 1915.s. Bye, By freedom .,' ,,,."t ., .



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Civilian Employees' News : I Inspection cIl Jax Blood Bank MadeAvailable

Kclilorlul I Offices I

t'r Personnel Relations Office, Uldg U Survey Dept ]

Peli-phone i\teitslon: MH1 lit' I'riscilla Glenn To Those

The Civilian\ Employees' News. a two-page section of the Jax Ben Woloson: didn't want to fill I

Air News is devoted to repotting the news of the Naval Air out the recently issued form for f

I tion's Civilian\ Employees. Sta',1, I civilian recreation that is. until I Working At Station '

(i' KJitoreinl. .. .. J.I. (J?) Myron K.: Kiissalter tr lt i I started filling it out for him.
,. i He decided that he'd much rather
nt:1'OIntlts: : __ ____ -J
I than Isn't that just
\.. l go fishing sew of the Naval from the Medical Duty Officer u
/ > > and repair( : like a man ? Never satisfied whena I Civilian employees i

Maintenance .. .................................... .. \\' ICivler I woman takes over However I Air Station and the members ofI the Main Dispensary authorizing

AcresorlM ... ......................... ......... .. \\'. T. Martin don't blame him much this time. I I their immediate families are authorized I the Jacksonville Blood Bank tissue <

Metal and :Machine ................................ helm:i t:. Register Chief Eccleston must have been to draw on the Jacksonville the blood.

Engine Overhaul ............................. ..... ......Lillian Umlsey I playing with firecrackers on the Blood Bank whenever a blood I I The employee will not be required !

('. T. ({iiiiiiinielia 4th, after all He came in from an I transfusion is necessary stated to pay for the blood used

Aircraft Overhaul.. ....... ............................. ..\ Dnwdvilllim "all day outing," as he termed it, Captain Eben E. Pmith. Sr.. Medical but will only be required to pv

'Interim OverhaulProduction ... ........... .. ............ ....... \\ I.'orrl': with a decided limp Officer today: the Blood Bank charges for th

KIIJJ .. ..... ... .. ............... ... ... Don Kagln) Interim Overhaul Inspection had I "Civilians have so wholeheartedly actual transfusion.

Production Control. ............. .. ....................... attie lleiiiiett a meeting the other day. This was contributed blood to the bank The blood bank program ha,

n'b Enipioycer ..... .. ........................... .. Adeline ,li,<'Is one time when yours truly was on along with the enlisted personnelof been responsible for the saving 01

Inspection and Survey: the outside looking In. During the the Station, that they have thousands of lives, both on th

.\lrrraft Overhaul: .... ... .. ............. Muriel K: Mitchell powwow. someone in Interim Overhaul made this privilege possible," home front and on tho world-

A. ..tIt.. DeptsSupplv ..... ...... .. ... ............. Kiith C. Ital".h did everything: but sit on Captain Smith continued. I. many far flung battlefronts H'
Sara >.truer the buzzer to get an inspector. Oh, When a civilian or any memberof has been one> of the greatest single

Prisrllla Glenn he got one rventualivTooper '. his immediate family requiresa i[ factors for reducing the death rat

Dept .. ..... .. ................... ... Kutli Love I brought! In the pictureof blood transfusion all that is I I of our war casualties to the lowest!

PublU. v\ork. H l't......... ................ .. .Vudrevonihle a lovely little hairy girl justrtirn'lv necessary is to obtain a certificate point in history.
l.oulsehniliaiu i '. and "..kPelll we thought - --- -- --

Cecil Devenlshl.ielte I that .she" looked like him Hes" : Safety SlantsBy

SIlI'I.I Department .. .... ....... .. Temple I s"\\' It's hsi niece Sire does Little Things t;. \rnislronf
look much like him!
very I lately Knglneer:

I Sallies ATTENTION! I day Our annual Mr.i Henderson leave. heirs Ins hope two From A And R Safe Practice :t ;'I

Supply P-1 i Due to the amount of space that liE cloesn connin with u Maintenance Speed Production

nt'ces..a..}. Cot running; a fullpage sprained nnUle. Ituena siierte, Has it ever occurred to von that t

lt.\' I.iselte "lempletue of picture- of the A and. Senor Henderson. I Uv Walter ItiviereThe an unsafe act on your part might.

expression "one ear to the If bond show it is necessary I Interim Inspection just lost one I 'DELAY the production of apiece
of its best AMMlc
men Peyronel is
gitiund( usually so comprehenHive this week to additional\ Maintenance Division | of equipment that is essential '
carr> The Navy decided that tht"y'd rather -
indeed of the grand showing
most proud ( in the winning of a battle
in news coverage proves '
futile 'mid the rain of events that civilian news on page 7. This have him somewhere else Still that was made by its personnel in DELAY! DEFEAT! DEATH

urround Supply personnel! As news will lu found! in columns he wanted to go to sea so although the 5th War Loan Drive It is I Sounds morbid but it is only too

flits it obvious that three lout five that we hate to see him leave. proof that those of us left at home ,true.
time by is and of ,'
he hat he wanted.
we re glad got v time
to our
be are willing give In addition to buying BONDS
BOTH earns must perched ever
I wunder '
what condition Lieutijg
upward and outward to catch, in page. | and money or anything we possess. ]let your contributions to the war
4 Otton. matt t ial inspector for of
the tid-bits hurling themselves ; that the many 0111'loved effort be an alert mind and a
passing the other in that Aeronautical Stock Upkeep on I&S found the other places In ? I ones who have gone foith' .body that is fit to accomplish th'
one against '
whirlpool of human interest. Once third floor now but you already won't say how our office looked.That.s on the battlefields will have the work assignment given you with
knew didn't you ? a millinery secret so III in their .
hiving lost the instant of then best of everything possible ,I promptness and dispatch Disabilities
to "be There seems to be an engagement keep it under my hat. if you don't defense of wholesome Christian on the HOME FRONT retail
phasing opportunity
of moment down in mind. |
great for the
and democratic
the Battle front.
the activities on
know" each
the lost moment
in is as
Acctg Department It is that of ;, Oh, me' The woes of a stenographer I whole wot'Id. I
carries with it news happonn Now let us see how we are doing:
Mathilda Howell to John W Whitakt'r We now have two mt"n'
M that make recurrence of the C. B. Jones the A&R Locksmith :Eighteen lost time accidents in the
who is connected with the named henry Lane. The only difference
",",.j" unlike For you who may says that a key Is the easiest thing I ;month of June causing the loss t.,
War Event in names is that Lane.
Project : September
for to forget, and of.. of 930 diys Tm
hav: missed some of those in- 2. 1944 | AMMlc. has a "James" in liont of anyone I |production man
stan+ we are setting forth a few his course everyone has a goodx- i is certainly not good.
rmiiie. and Lane Sea2c. doesn't.rnr .
'>r I I "m with the hope that ONE Speaklnircrminllng; Department 1 use fur leaving their keys like i i i In order to slop this neNItIwluHt. *

ot i HI '- items will be "news"' to even though lie date > Halir from the lady in Metal and Machine Department of manpower' we must call
lanpnlioM n
U yet t..tru\! thev plan Sir'es' Drpurlmint! vjrtnl mid V|.i' who was visiting one of ,on you the woiker. to be alert and
vouN would to have their "periodic outburst" chin mid ,\rr< orp. ItltUion I her friends and let a five month's to correct hazardous conditions betoie .
importing for Supply (to quote )1,. :Mevei'*' ) mi .)ulHUi >' I Guess what' We just returned old baby have the key for a pacifier I you get hurt. The Supervisoi
l h, : without its
; I iip'oto: announce.niee'
To UN mortals "perlmlic from the Bond Show. Wow! Whata The baby swallowed it. However should direct the worker in SAFE:
of marriage This' time it's 1 outburst" means a party at 'The performance! I wish that I were Mi Jones says that if you operation Team work will be a

.r"j'" '. Noi ton Supervisor of Book.; rinen't ," capable of describing in words how' do t iget:: your key. please do not great help in reducing disabling in
kee Section who
on FridayII1C1t.
; mg There for having great this show was and how wellit
are many' reasons try to pick the luck report to juiiesSAFK.
Inly 7th exchanged theft leave but we think Emma Beth was planned and executed. My
him and he will provide a duplicate PRODUCTION SPEEDS
->rnal vo\':s with Kendall Rawls hat off to the leaders the band
Watson from Follow-up Section key for you. PEACE.
viler manager for Neal Tyler Company had one of the most unusual On and all who sacrificed their i a
tim"l Have noticed the sidle - -
A in idestma- you
[ honeymoon I and efforts '
FlldaJulv ?th, she could have by participating
tare lhei
ti. untold) with HI Pop llirpe'ft past
in replete moun-
'' show of real Certainly Inspection
been found ui Panama City watch- succcas Accessories Division
tiins looms afterward which few day, 'I lie reason \\,11. heIr ,
| the launching of 10 000 ton and Survey was well represented -
ing a about to Ms In the
sjems verwell timed with the Liberty Ship which was being' by Ruth Rarsch. and Kitty IIpV1..1111..1..114'. gel It Electrical Shop No. I II I
sei: on of'tht' year. don't vou 1 Deem. After all it is to sell e
named for her father William L.
think will 'rtainl.\ IN a vast inipritveinent The ipl>'n.iid work of Robert C
Watson. Mr Watson was a formerDuval everyone Mountains cannot be over lie 'i\l hole he VAilliuus and F: Hall mV Denwatx
A little off the subject, hut moved: the work. '
County Agricultural up
Ag'nt'l(1 )hall l to Use the past two y..ItN.1'h. has been given recognition in theft
whit, could be Indicativeof The former' Miss
more and as such was very active with Lucy Mixon '
I advancement
"something" than the sight 1 took the fatal to her now in the Air Conditioning recent to positionot
the 4-H Clubs over the State As a step change .
ttt till the ffiris in Issue Division tribute to him 4-H Club Head- name to Mrs Swinson Surely I I Shop are all high in then Kaciinqmen; entire department
scurrying thin and that as \ pi use for! the !splendid ,cooperation offers congratulationsXlme .
wav quarters at the University of Florida Lucy your success is bound to'
though heiiiKH pu._"ed'! (Some wanted the ship they're I continue shown by the personnel 11theo t.iant, is back at work

wer\, or nearly l>\' l'nclr! Sam) soring to sail the bounding spon-blue | Don) Hefts. went home to Idaho I Boniljsight Shop and Acijjssories after an illness during which WI
all missed
fnrihlv the made to real- little bit Shop during the time of construe her
were under his name. Supply is proud t and simpled( a of the I '
Mutts off th.H: .. vlihave .
lion for the Ail l<>
that i new Conditioning
1,1' they shoultl have bought too. Emma Beth! I "II h'"", Probably the North I
their five-dollar car stickers' theday Remember Dick Turn. who (country does nut agree with yon. equipment in that area. They have bran doing a swell jobTlifv .

before the Uth of July and 'way back in 1942 commanded all \\'hdon't you nuke Jacksonville had to put up with workmen lit. were brought into the >hop|
nut I I on their heads ladders in originally repair the meclniu-
sometime In the dim futureeft the Bookkeeping files We hear your home, non ing th"II'1
sand and dart then teal! end of .tarter.: their valuable *
laps in
was ever thus with deadline now i for the benefit of all vou veterans It is Lit>ut. and not I itut. (jg I I I lio.enabled
above all stale and unventilated "'lw'I"IIt.h".r.| +
emit people! George Sprague now. If don'tbelieve
) that he's in the University / you
them to do salifo '
air in which to work: however u < -
it. ask his better
Last week: we commented on tw''I'partures >I ot Miami taking a course in i Betty I the
from out "Task Force" Advanced Business Admimstiation ',half. who is assigned to the Main we hope they will be amply rewarded tory job on every item in
Tool Included I this itHoward
I with pleasant and shop in group
this week become almost efmsive '' not him line Oftice on Inspection and Survey.
we Why drop a I II .
clean air which they will have in NMIInni-- originally
i Really Betty has been so thrilled
in welcoming Joe Momam i I some of old-timers' { ,
you the future I II j a t'ufl".r'I.I I. urtKt: who lielpe
his return to Supply after a four r We understand that a dashing since that ALNAV announcing the i 1 the taint drive
news was received Her hubby is I Ed Wood says his Automobile by paintlni putera *
month illness
course he didn t Marine has secured the promise
''" .. asell as li> bu>in I; tsnnd
somewhere in foreign service Bet- will run now, since he found
l4't back to his old job in Engine? from blue-eyed little Yvonne Kea- William
I ty'as assigned to A&R before out tHat he had to put gasolinein : M Anderson. helWi|
Storage. but we bet the same old I ton. Chicago's a long way off electric'1'11\' intet mediate. termtntt
tJ.'viltl will her marriage. but is now doing the fuel tank. He doesn't think
hisno.tllic Vonnie! to
y permeate even I though, Leaving you ed bin
duties' in Shop 11 on Saturday
her bit for it will be for his !
I&$ while Lieut. necessary many
( power-units-on-papet: Nat ponder that we 11 say to all fori
8th His ttu
July new Job
is friends to have to and
Sprague away : stop pick
urslly this tells he '.
that i
you s I this time: Au vou i I Navy'
I We' civilians are delighted to him up on the roadside anymore.
I -
I'I I I E. M. Fuller former eleitriciarmtei
our Officer Lreut Olivia Forrest made a remarkable .
Bond FeverS Gibhs back with us lie was record her medi iti> in sut>asst'mbly. L
L Widespread I !I away in sales of War
for ten days due to the critical illness II'i, Bonds among the colored poison now a but k pm rte in Uncle Sim.
Army tt t Fort ?Mil'herson. iu:
of his mother We 1 I
I are glad, nel of A. &: R. Con 1 atulatl'>I1s
,.l file hl..1 ot the traditional file work but the raging: fiver of however. this mother's condi-1 I, are in order for her and all me -

"'111' Komi silts 1 iinpetilion ushered l in IhU new month of Julv', l')4tTh lion is such/ that he is back again. people who subs ribed for the

.e of us who were onlookers were a, keenly inti'rested in the Stock''I The 1& S Main Office force Is'' Bonds. WEDDINGSSupply

(' ,..h..1 Divisionur Koncl! colitis; as were the. participants. 1'tie rivalry I able to get k. cold bottled Coca 1 "..1111.. Parsons ha* boon found

ii',fvteen .tm'Veronatilu stock, I' mkerp and lieneral or Standard (' Yin/ : The onl\ drawback is after wandering around lie I Department : The loinu

St n'k pkeep was. as vibrant I&c: Mrs. Dutton s impulsive/ veil on bin i\. mg' to wait for Nellie: ; to go and I I country looking: for .i place to :Miss .1 1<.:in Norton Supervisor ,.

winning the $.>() Band! purl! If you have an avtisioii ii> vatctiing thermiMiieters i I s;, t them She has to pass by theM live. for almost av(vlN e are I Bookkeeping Set.ticjn. was II\oJrr.'

go up, you did not watch the neat Iii II.. gadg''Is thai reg- .nine Bllldlk9. and it takes her ]I: all gild he Is hack. on lie job i I to I{ n.tall Rawls, Sales Mu1'l'...

l...tererising:| : salts, with the most consistent alacrllv 'Hut the bullionslukse UL' I mgist time t,> make the trip: I lie *avs' Hill he was moving; : for Neil Tyler ('I).. on July 7th.
of an er-exptindnd thernurrnieter.hattered in the collective hands' ----- I during that time, ,,,,,I't' hive **-

of the Aeronautical stock (ontrnl Sin-lion, you already' know: ('onKrlltulatlfln" : I no reason to doubt him l>e,'uusewe Ii i rropellei Shop {So. 11:&

folks's! one invariably savs to the vvinin (after the ;, LIBERTY BELLES know lie his IHMMI in a slatlonarv I I The talented young lancer ii

die", Is" oast') ""'1' knew you would "In," condition for the p.vrt the war bond show who has been 1

lanai the Storehouse comes news of our heaviest Imiul buya.rr. with I two and one-half vears. |I I' much Edit
causing comment/ is
the exception" of Mr u..lU'h, our (liief ('lerk, who opened the drive'' -----------.,. Warren Hmson or the night crew Hammer'. who works m the '

with the purchase of a $IOO{) share' In this must profitable of ull stocks, 11IS nIt MO--;;' Machinist is back after having overhaul division of the governor piapeller

Credit for having been the highest "'IIII.! purchaser foes In :Mrs.Blanche : [MCA.AASSEDi'vE J spent a pleasant leave in WestFlorida I shop In spite of her youth

Anderson, wliose bind total looks like this: $1 MV( Mrs. Antlarvm EVER BEEN 1!,.) lie mixed business with Edna has an interesting theatrics

was a I'&S.'I..rk. in Minor structural spares. One other "square1i b pleasure by visiting his patents career to her credit including say

f folding green in the amount of :itlOOO! bait: (Vint. Pearl M. \\'\illijniia. over there. and bringing his family 1 oral New York shows She Is Uving
: Mrs \\1 III from the ,storehouse. :-\ST' home with him lie he '
its proud possessor' And a III" is also. ; }) says in Jacksonville with her Mi
Mieral Storer'o., I I. and is a storekeeper. ( reslinjj: the fourth highl t J night a fish that long. rifle husband who station

f la"e in this all-out drive was :Mrs lUabflh: ('. Powers, front \lin
!'final! Sparer' with iiUU: : (. ( in Bonds* .. -.J.JCT / k ,r) I when asked for some __ \ fct .;
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tnttf IIU r, |.MJ- record news from his department said
I hiss leRm'
In the recently: concluded Mc- 3 "to'help keep beers got nine s hits toDispensaiy \ TIfur' II they were so busy that he had not ,; Ordnance Shup-No. ISB
Hen The
; f( ry Oren In hlcago Lt. clear. lial time to look around but F. Thorn in Ordnance nt

Meran linishf a* runntr up In e five over VPB 2 (V Ij ;mines' to, have something fojr'n.t 'list'ar'<'le llarrlwooml VF 5's decision
Dutch I In
a playoff and Sgt. Frazier Sel) VPJ week for one 1I1..I1'1.j I 'L" Con
up "i:1lth.: Al..o, In the ,,2). Philhps Dunbar, T 4 '
eon .,,,, In Nework and Leppert led the attack white Sudvr I Vs 1"8"
tr Open Mall
out fifteen ; I Haven you often wished you Pndge. Thomas
the inner@ pound
JLt Ibezrl & the w
month \U number VP: i mid! pull the bomb-release lever and ICathltvn Brown itA

Amoy, wound up In the Nelw'rllI.e bits. -- I m jne of our huge bombers W.MI j newcomers welcomed this we5J:!
behind' lIy -
two .r.t, just UaeI&); I h.>I.''< your opportunity all \' ..itI -- -

Iltle "hmer. Station L. I nave to 1'1 I' t.> buy another VV' D.n't OII
cut F44mONAL yirrr COUNdI r M ir I pa Daft
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whA" f
Fny. Buy BlufJatkeUHUIMII
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Page Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 13 July 1944Roneraoansoaoaacraaaannnon


j I WELFARE I Training Center Working,. On Big Baby Lieutenant Here

\t | PRESENTS praaioaaaodaaaocaaaaaaaasn Tops Quota In : Was In On First

., a Raid On Saipan0

", Big Bond Drive I ,

f f When the Navy's IndependenceDay .',0, Sixteen months of action at sea

1 War Bond Drive closed atNATI'C '; -action beginning with the shake

on 8 July, the goal to secure down cruise of one of the fleet's

t EXTRA cash purchases was largest and most illustrious car

tI exceeded This Navy campaign riers to the first raid on SaJpaa.

asked for extra cash purchases of That Is the immediate past of

I War Bonds to a total of $50.000, LJeut. Arnold H. Snider, USNR,

OVER AND ABOVE the regular now assigned for temporary dutyin
[ I It 1 purchases: being regularly made Aviation Gunnery Training

under the allotment plan. here,
During the period of 1 July to LJeut. Snider served as Person.

8 July the amount came to $50- nel Officer and later as Gunnery

273 which exceeded the Pearl Har- Officer aboard his ship, a carrier,

s II I i 1 bor Day total of 13,600 and resulted and participated In the offensives
i ie II, in a substantial boost to against Wake Marcus Marshall,

II I.purchases made during the Fifth Gilberts!, Rabaul Tarawa, Truk

I War Loan Drive. During this period and Saipan. '

of the current loan drive the, I They were all good shows and
/ I Ir. allotment $70,000 each had its and excite..
plan produced highlights
Marine' and sailors at A ESI School really "get up there" when hey
,,' in "E" Bonds in which about 90 went "Take the .
learn about the Na", PMB mariner. One of the Nav, largest J
I per cent of uniformed personneland aircraft, the FBM pictured fo part of the equipment used in train. I one against" the ,
all civilians participated. Added Marshall Lt
Ing the Navy' future aviation electrician'' mate "
to this was $4,012.50 in cash Snider I said. 4J
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Just prior to 1 July which broughtthe "That was I "; 1

1 Fifth War. Loan total at Shaving In SeaWater MAINTENANCESHOP something to re-

4 NATTC to over $1*J,000. member. We

With this example of all-out support Is "Fun" ON BALL"We had photo-

.A it can truly be said that all graphed the Island .
departments of the Navy are not fix everything but broken for days I

,) only devoting time and effort toward Chaplain Writes"Did learts-and we send those. on downto before we s .r ,
the WAVE barracks..
winning the war but are
moved In so "
Llrat. Snider
try to shave in That the declaration of
ever was
Jeanne C'rmin using every weapon at hand including you that our pilots
An excellent movie will their "fighting dollars" to sea water More fun than smok- E. B JrlaJJ y, ACM who has a lot I and Alrcrewmen could spot all ob- -
program to do with NATTCTs maintenance
hasten the defeat of the enemy. ing corn silk behind the barn," ectlve points at a quick glance..
be presented at NATTC this week, I --- Jji-i shop, when he was asked "what
Then the day. We poured it on,
writes Chaplain Harry W. Am-
do" down I
they there. Standingat
featuring three brand new and
and along about sunset the Japs
I tower in recent letter to the his
a side was L. M. O'Conner,
MAD Lands In
highly rated productions and a rerun started to hand it back to us by
2M his head to confirm
I NATTC Public Relations! Office.
and task
of one of the most stirring bombing torpedoing our
the statement.It's
Chaplain Amtower, well knownat I force. They kept It up all night

pictures of war-torn England. "Downtown Tokyo""ATTENTION NATTC where he served for probably true, for the shop 1 and we were so tired by the time

The three pits hot of the screen left here this U charged with the responsibilityof I relieved we all found a spot some

are "Home in Indiana," starring ALL, MARINES: seven months, early keeping up all the furniture and where on the deck and went rightto

Walter Brennan and Jeanne Crain, In the Independence Day War year for duty with the Marine buildings at the Center, and in I sleep in spite of the Japs and

playing tonight: "Hail the Con- Bond Drive the Marines have land Corps. addition is constantly called uponto I the noise. The amazing thing is

i ed in Tokyo; and we don't mean Excerpts from his 1 letter, passedby produce new equipment There'seven I the Japs didn't score a single hit.
quering Hero, with Eddie Bracken a typewriter repair depart Then there lUbaul. It
the suburbs! The situation is well censor, follow: I'
and Ella Rains, scheduled Saturday in hand. Your Commanding Officer ment. I war tough touch In every way.

; and "Christmas Holiday," congratulates you," "Can't tell you any more than "No we can't do anything about We were 80 close! In during the

with Deanna Durbin and Gene The above statement was an- that we are somewhere in the the broken hearts," Chief Malley action we riMikl pick up the con-

I nounced over the NATTC public Central Pacific, And most of us says, "But If a chair Is falling vrrftation between 1M various.

Kelly, next WednesdayThe "Random Harvest address system at 1900 Saturday I[ are now fully aware of the fact apart, a desk needs some mend tank crew and hear them point
rerun Is -
i I out to each other their next oh.jectives .
8 July, 1944 The announcementmeant ing, a building needs another par-
Greer Carson, t that there is
starring a war going on.
that the Marine Aviation tition, well get the call; and it'sa step by step h they advanced -
scheduled Monday: at 1730 and Detachment had scored the winning "What I wouldn't give for the funny thing about this shop through and over the .lAP

1915."Hail the Conquering Hero" is I touchdown over Tojo by hometown newspaper or some of everybody wants their work turned defenses' You might ay we live

reaching its goal of $10,000 in the mother's: home-made roIU. But out yesterday." and fought f'vtryln'h of the way
a story of a young man, discharged with them.
from the Marine Corps after a Fifth War Bond DrIVe. I I'd settle for all my grar. Am All the equipment Is 'the last

month of training due to chronic The last day of the eight-day' thankful that somewhere among word: There's a forge for occasional "There was something" different
fever who for campaign was a highly eventfulone I bottle black mlthing but It's about Truk though, he continued.
hay pretended a all my junk slipper) a .
"We had little
Lt. Cot. Evans the lead- advance Information
year in letters to his mother that was (yes, bottle)-but, of Milk of hardly the thing Longfellow wroteof very
he was still in service The picture ing ground gainer in painting the Magnesia. as he described his village we could rely on. Againwe
I red road to Tokyo on the Bond smithy. There's a metal saw sent out planes on observation
is rated as excellent by expert re "Here is the prize: Once I left
Thermometer. The Marine's Com- flights and to take pictures. Everybit
viewers. I my altar wine out where someone whose trade name is "Do-All, and
manding Officer started the touch- of information we could lay
Indiana" Is cinema the manufacturers weren't far
"Home in a could see it. funny; but more fel- :
for people who love horses, particularly 'I down drive with the purchase of I lows wanted to (take communion. from right Merely by adjustingthe our hands on was pieced together.

trotters who star at coun- two one-thousand dollar bonds. than I can ever remember before speed of the blade's movement, The entire crew was told several
The Colonel's action seemed to put I will all the metals days in advance that Truk was our
try fairs and race meets in the and they did! It cut virtually ,
mid-west. The film is in techni new life in his Leathernecks for "The exterior covering of our and in varying thicknesses. objective and the atmosphere of
immediately following his pur- I expectancy ran through the shipin
color.In quarters Is a special grade of can- Both acetylene and electric weldIng -
chase, Major Cramp, Executive Officer nothing flat. When everything-
"Chnstman Holiday Deanna the most beautiful
I I vass, tinted equipment is used, and the
of MAD came through with was all set we moved in and literally
Durbin two roles and : is
plays pre- > shade of khaki. The laundry cabinet department houses some
at $1,000 bond purchase followedby tore Hell out of
sents a new singing style. A new the Detachment's "old reliable"Bond l rather small; as a matter of fact more equipment-planes, saws, and "
musical comedy also is on the pro- can put it in a 12-quart water sight-
you the like-which would be the
Pfc. Bob Sexson who envyof
buyer, I When asked about the life
gram "Take It Big: starring Jack I r bucket: so far I haven't been able any cabinet maker.
Haley Mary Beth Hughes Harriet came through with another $500, to distinguish between them. aboard a carrier' Lieut. Snider
Corp. Edison Miner then paintedthe I. In addition to repairs and construction said, "Here are some things the
Hilltard and Ozzie Nelson orches I "You go to sleep at night to the
red road well into the China the is .
tra.. of shop fellows at NATTC will be interested
tune: the "Mosquito Symphony.
Sea with a $500 Bond. But Pvt. I Beautiful music, and are always keeping all the buildings at In knowing. First Is the
William H Park had honorof you NATTC freshly painted. That's close
prized I right front to hear it. It bond that exists between
painting the red road right into always sounds up better if there is a just one more task which civilians pilots and their Alrcrewmen.

x downtown Tokyo with his $500 filter between you and the musicians and enlisted men are called uponto They work and fight together and

Yes, fellows, come on over to -preferably one made of a do-and do. each has full respect for the
J I headquarters and that % sMust
you'll see line meshed material. After all, others Job and ability

TOJO is bleeding plenty bad at the too much familiarity with the musicians Be "Alrcrewmen get the best billets

fellows top of your bond to be thermometer You is not good-for you. "I thought you were dead." aboard ship. Usually they are on

are especially con- "Now, to the more serious "What gave you that impression the fo'c'stle deck and close to the
gratulated in view of hav-
already lw+ine 4. Life out here may be a ?" ready rooms. The reason for the

ing ment a 95 per cent War Bond allot- little raw, but we enjoy It. There "I heard the sergeant speak well closeness to the ready rooms U

percentage.____ a.r.:::.._ 1* a stern attitude toward the of you this morning." Continued on Page Elevens
F nasty work. ahead.' The Marino' -- .- -

M Dancing Parties For win your respect right off; they Marines Control Bond Situation
are a grand lot, hard-working,
Service PersonnelEvery and I might add almost fearless.

I find time to talk to many of
Saturday night from
them (I'm the padre, you know). .
1900-2300. a dancing party is given
Also find time to do some readIng. -
for service men and women on the
roof of Cohen Brothers Store in
'Tell Col Evans that he has
downtown Jacksonville.
every reason to brag on his outfit -
All service personnel are invited
they're doing a grand Job out
and their wives and
Beth bring
Mary HughesNext may
here. To you I send every good -4
families. Refreshments served
Thursday: night "Help I are wish, and a hope that we snail
free and the penthouse is said to
Yourself entertaining and fast 'MARIWES !
a I 1 Abe meet in the future under more 11
the coolest in town.
moving usa show is scheduled for spot normal conditions. Regards to all."
two performances. Seven acts will In addition to dancing, the following Chaplain Amtower's address is ib '

be presented, including a novelty games are available: ping Fifth Marine Amph. Corps, FleetP. -I 3 '* .

marionette act wherein the puppets pong, darts, shuffleboard, horseshoes O. San Francisco, Calif.

work on a small stage with checkers, dominoes and -- Jgj ..-,-

the two attractive young ladies bingo. Sombre Poet. R. L. Mason\. Ftc,

who manipulate the figures also of Bks 21 has written a long and
In full view of the audience. They Gigolo-One who believes the tragic poem about love in Jack
Dunwell and Madeleine \. world him I 1s
are Marjorie owes a loving.
sonville. It's sort of like "The Faceon
Reed, who design, model and "
the Bar Room Floor, very sadbut
carve their own marionettes Jealous people are those who .
gripping. When everyone Is In
suffer from poison envy. mellow mood
a thoroughly they
cb. dute at the NATTC
The (
ought to have him read it off over
auditorium): The cost of living Is highest
the Barracks bull horn, like the
Tonight, I*<*). 29O9, "!IMrIe In after midnight. Rocks and Shoals" recital. As a
India**, with Walter Brennan
matter of fact If permitted, manyof
and JeaaneCrain.. Swimming Pool-a crowd of
the Barracks could put on adandy
IV'. 2000, -Take ItBig. I
Friday. people with water In it. radio show right in their 4
." with Jack Haley and Mary I
own quarters, complete with music -
Beth llacfte*. The man who wakes up to find and Imitations
song, parodies even -
Saturday, l*>), %000."Ilall the himself famous hasn't been asleep. of famous voices

Conquering Hero," with Eddie .
Bracken.Sunday.. liane-d." with Groer (arson.Tne I --
1500. "Bombardier," +day, 1800. 2000. Henry Farm MindedInstructor MAO went over-the top .In the Independence Day War Bond Drive, }l

with Pat OTJrif Little Secret," with Jlmmto Ly- : "What Is a maneuver blasting their war Into the heart of Tokyo with their purchases.o.cording
to the above thermometer. This picture taken at.the recent
8 nda". 1W, 2WO, ")task ofnimltrwC doa. ,
with Peter Loire and Wednesday 1800. 2009, Iowa Recruit: "Something you Marine rally, show Miss Lyle, HIM Marine Bond Queen; and LJeut.

Sidney Greeestre'et.i "Christina Holiday" with De- put on the ground to mike it Cot W T. Evans, MAD Commanding Officer, at right; and at left,.

Monday.' 1739, 1>I5, "Random seas Our"' rich, sir dipt. Fred Frink, chairman of the campaign.

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ia July lt)44 ; i


New Chaplain At From Plains To Planes Genuine Cowboy

NATTCen Center ServedIn Roams Range At :t

South Pacific"If Gunnery SchoolWhat

you want to write anything
--just tell the fellows that I'm American as a boy would
here to be of service to them and not have given up his chances of
want them to come to me with next Christmas to be a real cowboy ) -
their religious and personal problems and have a couple of grand-
--or just for a social call." fathers, who were honest to good-
Ficherman's' Dick There was a That was Chaplain John J. ness old time Western pioneers,
Jot of booing at the fight card on O'Neill talking, Catholic priest who tell him stories of the early West
Main Side last Friday night It on July 1 was transferred to n ei and Indian days. All that was the
teems that the decisions were not NATTC from Main Side. For sev- I good fortune of Ensign Charles]
very well received even by the eral weeks, Chaplain John H Ham of AGO School at NATTC.
highly partisan Main Side crowd.. Harper had been the only Chap Born on a ranch in the Black
It just! wasn't a good week for 'lain at the Center. Hills of South Dakota, be rode
Lt. Roy Womach. On the Sunday The NAATC and Main Side herd in the country that was the
before he claims to have made one I "hitches" are entirely different scene of the violent action and
tf the aeason't finest catches while from those Lt. stirring deeds of Wild Bill Hic-
surf casting for drum. However I Comdr. O'Neill kok, Buffalo Bill Calamity Jane
and this'1s his story he hung had prior to and other greats of Western fame.
the huge drum too near the waterin coming to Jack. When asked about his life as a
a rising tide, and the sharks ate sonville! Most of cowboy and if the West had really
prize. Unfortunately, no the time since changed much in, recent years, En-
tint of eloquence on his part Y R h e convincedthe sign Ham shook his head and said,
.oi8 been able to induce anyone diocesan 'No it is still a tough game end
that he actually made the catch, heirarchyinPhiladelphia I i a lot of fun if you make it so. The
since the evidence seems to have i hours are long but you don't mind
vanished.; Besides, several of his that he was that so much. Being out in wide
chums happened to see him make needed in the Ens. Charles Ham. a student In AGO School, Is a genuine cowboyand open country with the hills sweeping -
one terrific cast without having Chaplain O'Neill service he has an expert with the lariat lie halls! from a spacious ranch located away from you and losing;
soured his line, so that the sinker, been in the South the in the lllaek Hills of South Dakota themselves in the hazy distance
hooks line and all sailed beauti- hot spots of Noumea and Guadal- I --- makes up for all the sweat and
fully out to sea, leaving the sturdy canal. Weather Passes AvailableFor work many times over, and as for
Lieutenant with nothing in his He asked for duty in the com- Rainy times! changing things are pretty
hands but the rod. After this performance bat areas which at that time Suits WAVESBy Baseball Meet i i much the same as they were years
his chums were not so weren't combat areas at all, for ago especially when you get into
inclined to ac-ept the story about he was appointed to active duty --Ens Carlotta Stitrgton Navy personnel at NATTC can the back country away from the
the drum though Womach swears in November of 1941. Even then obtain free passes to games in the main highways.
by all) that's holy that it's not just he reminisced the other day he The weather, the main and inexhaustible Florida state semi-pro baseball I|I "Why, most! people think there
another fish storySINGING felt that the war with the Japs source of conversationin tournament being held in Jackson- i Is no such thing as rustlers any
would come sooner than generally the state of Florida once more ville by calling at the gear locker ,[ more when the truth Is rustling!
IN THE RAIN expected and asked for an assignment makes headlines but this time window of the Physical Training I i today is one of the big worries of
Wish we'd had se camera with us I to the South Pacific where we have no complaints; it's rained I Department at the auditorium, Lt. I most, ranchers. It was only a few
the night of the fight In town I the men would need his ministra all week! Out came our have- Marty Karcw has announced. || years ago that we lost a herdof
during which Lieut. Marty Kar- tions. locks blues and raincoats we I I The tournament with a numberof i one hundred prime beef shorthorns
ow served as time keeperhen In New Caledonia he had an practically thought winter was service teams in this area en- belonging to the "V bar X"
the rains came, Lieut. Karow opportunity to become personally upon us it got so we prayedfor : tered started last Sunday and will brand. They completely dl ap-
aught; rover under a Final! bit acquainted with Admiral Halsey. rain every day what with continue until 19 July. Passes are peart"d0 trace of them wane
.>f canvas, officiating from a now in command of the Third Pa- calesthenics seemed and no heatto I good for all games, which are be-I j >'er found. And at market pricesone .
rather peculiar position almost cific Fleet and with Rear Admiral complain about. Well we've had ing held at the Jacksonville ballpark hundred head of beef i Is real
by remote control. Marty did Kendall Chief of the Naval Air our five days' grace and are readyto money."
a good job. tho. Technical Training Command.But go back to the summer season i Ten teams are entered includingthe The next question asked him was .
and someone told us that NAS Civilians, managed by'I how a cowboy ever found his way
Athlete and artist. Congratulations walk into Chaplain O'Nei1J'soffice Florida's rainy season came in Vic Teetsel. Fpl)2c. ) of NATTC.. into the Navy and studying ord-
to Gene Bachetti, who is and the thing which will September! !I The tourney will be nun under'I nance at that. "It is very simple,"
strike you most is the picture- he explained, "As a boy I
doing a great job designing posters double (elimination rules meaning grew
at the silk screen shop and is studded walls. They're not ordi- We have been told by our Instructors :I any team suffering two losses Is' up and thrived on the stories cf
also burning up the league in soft- nary pictures, but photos of the time and time again thatin eliminated. the gun fighting days, and it was
tall. Gene took over the shop when chapel built while he was at Guad- operation, "these wires are hot I --- only natural that I be interested in
Earle Stickler was transferred to alcanal "when materials and man- that voltage is high don't them.
the Paint Locker. "Stick," who recently power were scarce-but out there ever touch this with the power on" Stars Of Softball I "As for the connection between
won the War Bond poster it looks like a cathedral"; burial we took it all in with bored hand guns of the early days and-
contest, and who has turned out services attended by Bishops from detachment, however, a crack has Will Watch Birdie Navy ordnance now there is a real
any number of fine designing jobs, Bougainville and the Solomon Is- been made in our armor at''>lesson to be learned from the gun
lands; his own tent with the make- Hal) Abbott softball seer like Wild Bill Hickok.
is a hard man to replace, Bachet- casualties to date Ensign Law- fighters
NATTC let look his
'I us crystal
ti, however, is doing a great job. shift but serviceable "shower son, one torn fingernail, who has They were a one man gun crew.
He still plays second base in softball bath" in'w.\ a drum, filled with suddenly been converted to the .I i the other day and ss a result we When one of them drew and fired
I water hoisted atop a step ladder, can pass on to you now the names there not bit of lost
without wearing a glove. II school! of thought on short nails :j i i was one motion -
i of the half dozen officers '
That's taking a wide chance for an the endless white crosses that for women naval officers J I Ii and men Every movement beautifully -
artist. make up the cemeteries on Guad- I i Ensign Schiller and Ensign Winter- whose faces will decorate the co-ordinated and timed to
alcanal; and similar views. inger zero degree burns. NATTC softball supplement to the split second. For a gun crew to
Jax Air News next week.
Denver speed df'rnonV.. V, Holley The Chaplain really wasn't ready -- I I'I be good today the same thing has
AEM3c. Wing Leader of M-8 to return to the states when they One phase' of our course that' There is a provision however- to be true. Every man must know
j I that the officers and show
is a surprising athlete. Holley is sent him i he came to Main SideIn we have all enjoyed is direction men his assignment and carry it cutvith )
crowding forty which would seem February), but four cases of i finding its good points are one up at 1600 today (Thursday) at the same split second precision -
to be well past the peak speed fora malaria while down under is : it all takes place outside two the Physical Training Office in the and timing. Those are the
runner but he goes like a Pensive enough for one stretch. Naval authorities we get to go to colors it's auditorium, to have their pictures I things that have always made
at the Preakness in the relay apparently felt. really too bad that semaphore and i made. Americans win when it comes to
I I Lt. A. W Elbring of Technical fighting it out. Knowing their
can't forever
races at Fighting Fitness. Holley --- jij-- direction finding go on -
I Training and Lt. J, W. Mahar of weapons and how to use them the
pays that it's because he's from if someone suddenly fails
Denver. The Rocky Mountain coun- Lieut. Here Was In On to complete the week's work I Bombsight wno pitch and play fastest and with the greatest ac-
shortfield' the two "
try is just healthier than most Firs Raid On Saipan don't be fooled you'll know it's pecti\ely are curacy.
officers who showed in the
up I Ensign Ham graduated in engineering -
parts of the world according to all a hoax to remain in the greatwide ,
him, and fellows don't start feeling Continued From Page Ten crystal as outstanding The quartet at South Dakota State
open spaces. of enlisted' men wanted for School of Mines and the combina-
their briefed there with their
age until they're eighty. they are I' I
He tells of a relative who is past pilots before an action and are An epidemic seems to have I,,'picture purposes are Joseph Dor- tion of his engineering training:
eighty who saw a beautiful girlpass briefed for at least three days before stnick our former instructors! .1 j''I zinsky short'ielder for TTHM( ). and enthusiasm for guns should
Andrew first baseman for valuable asset in learning
by and remarked, "Gosh, if an offensive move in target RM3c Sweeney is in the Mainside Prezuhy prove
TTA-1 Chas second baseman how to shoot it out with the big
Pursley. -
I were seventy again!" That sort recognition, flash screen work on Hospital with a. bad back. Sgt.
c.f gives ;you the idea Holley wasa I plane recognition, rescue plans, Lemon who had us the first nightwe for Bks. 19 and Walter J. guns of the Navy.
munitions maker before coming and by Aviation Command Intel- I were at NattC suddenly was Warden, pitcher for Bks. 18.Dandniff I -

into the Navy. He attended Pur- ligence." I stricken with appendicitis and is! I'I Physicians say one million

due University, and must have "Every man aboard knows whatis also at the -Mainside Hospital. --small whitish scales : women are overweight. : these, of'
been a whiz as a track athlete, going on. The men are told over I Sgt. McGuffey, who struggled with trying to get ahead. course are round figures,
thought he won't admit that he the ships loud speaker- system, us for as much as three hours a I -- -----
was. usually by the Captain himself, day in beginner's code is recuperating r Friends
where they are headed and all the from an ear operation at Indeed
A MAN OF EXPERIENCE. other details about the job to be the dispensary we hope all) .
I M-leti Fields, of TTA 1 Division !- done. In fact the mere are givena three men are well enough to '
is a movie operator with play-by-play running account of come back on the job very soon. ; ::" <
fast experience. Fickle has operated th action as it takes place duringall and that it was only a coincidencethat .r
e movie equipment since offensives.! In that way everyone they taught us and then got > :
the old pie throwing comediesof is able to keep up with the sick. ARM3c Shea was a victim ,I ;' {> '
the Mack Sennet era and has score and who is winning.On of the renowned "cat fever" but \
spent much time In France, in returning from a flight it's hard to keep a good radioman' : ,
fact all over Europe, In connection and after reporting to intelligence down and he is already back with '
with expanding the movie It is customary for the his shoulder to the wheel. t, fun "f t
business to a world wide distribution Aircrew men to speak to the teat -- ---- .
of films., of the erf'w. telling them'all '
The word rudder derived :
Back In the early days. Fields that took place during the flight, was 1:; "
from the old rather
had to twist the crank t.y hand, what objective Mere bombed Anglo-Saxon tI !
and it was with real enthusiasmthat and how much the estimated -that which guides. First use of 'I' f
he greeted the invention of damage Mere to the enemy." the rudder was on Viking shipson -11

the electrically operated machines. "Every enlisted man on the ship the. "steer board" or starboardside. l' t.i t. '
)f anyone wanted to write a his- has to wear full clothing at all ..
tory of the movie industry, they'ddo times. That means skivvy and the now famous Hellcats.- In ad- -i
well to have a chat with Fields, shirt with the sleeves] rolled down, dition to the Hellcats it carried as : +
treatise his career has completely and no dirty or ragged clothing is striking force a full compliment of
spanned that of the movie era. allowed. This is a precaution TBFs. "we didn't lose a single

against flash burns and infection." TBF or crew during a full nine
New form of torture. Shep "The chow is consistently good. months intensive operation," he _
Frood SpA2c has invented an- Only the top quality food stuffsare pointed out.
other game for hardening muscles stocked and a carrier's cooks "And here is another thing you
and acquiring aches and pains. He are usually the pick of the fleet." might let the fellows at NATTC 1 "t''
calls it Human Tug of War. The "The men have a lot of fun know. The fighter pilots clear .
Fighting Fitness classes unlucky aboard ship. It is not all briefing everything the Japs put up so
nough to be listed for this mild and hard work. Every game that fast that probably the only times I
'tbrm of murder are lined up as two space will permit is played. Then they will get to use their guns Is :
teams facing each other across a too there are movies All In all it straffing and on ground objectives y
line. The Idea is to yank as many Isn't so bad." ." Mr. Victor R. Sheldon, assistant", field director for the Red Cross
opponents over the line as possible The carrier on which LJeut. LJeut Snider attended the Gun- at NATTC and his secretary, Miss Charlotte V. (for victory) CawUdy
by their arms, hair ears Snider served was the first to receive nery Officers School here in 1942 work out one of the many tough problem that confront all ICed .
head or whatever anatomy they and put into operation before being transferred to active Cross Workers. Many a Bluejacket and Marine stationed here know
Continued on Page Twelve against the Japs a squadron of sea duty. first hand what it means to be helped by the Red Cross.


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;,l.I, Page Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 13 July, 1944

n a ai". Paris Island Marine Boxers Invade HATTC Friday Night ,

LocalChamps Face Stiff aaaonnaranntranaaannnr,
\ Row Row Row Your Boat ,

Test In Classy Ring Card I M.A.D. i 9

( The highly rated NATTC boxing team, sailing along at :4". ,'t. ,' .1.1; | Ramblings 1

full speed since winning the southeastern team championship, '" ": r 9u iiitwilWi13atlnaaaQaUW Q3

will plow headlong into the crackerjack Parris Island Marine :
This is the fourth crop of rev
sluggers here tomorrow night in what promises to be the suits on the questionnaire put out

best boxing show ever staged at the Training Center. at the Marine Aviation Detach.

Six Bang-up bouts are on the program, which will start ment at NATTC. The questionnaire

at 1930 at the outdoor Navy arena. -'What has been your most
interesting funny or unusual ex.
Coming here full of confi- -- "
perience since Joining the service
dence and the classy terrific punching prowess
courage, and
holds the light heavy heavy-
Leatherneck leatherslingers weight titles here and is a tough Pfc Hardy O Johnson, of Atlanta .

i will provide the Navy champs man to whip. Ramroth is a promis- k- Texas, says: "The funniest
thing I have seen since being lathe
1 'with their sternest challenge ing Navy student who shows Improvement -
Marine Corps was a cocky
i with every outing
since they won their southeastern little corporal marching a platoon
"IhU I I" our toughest' challenge
I' title from the Charleston of Naval officers and telling them
I Lt. >\
of the season; Roy 0-
to, 'Knock off the i
Coast Guardsmen here
math, In charge of boxing at ranks'." chatter

last May. It will be the third AT1C.. "If our boys are up to ..

defense of their title by the par, we may" win. I'll tray it's Pfc Wm J. McGee, of Jersey

local stars, who recently took about 30-50. City, N. J., says, "One morning I

two matches from the Camp In the event of bad weather, the ,.t, woke up and started to put on myshoes.

program will be held in the audi-. When I got them on I
Stewart soldiers. .l
toiium. "' '-:- found that they were several sizes
Both teams boast clever experi- The teams will clash in a return t I+ ; 't$ too large. Knowing my feet

enced fighters, and a high class go when NATTC goes to Par- ; +; couldn't have shrunk that much

ring show is as ured. A majorityof I lis Island on 28 July. The matcheswere over night I finally woke up to the

the boxers formerly were consider-pros, arranged by the Physical ;; fact that someone had switched

several havingachieved Training Department, Lt. Marty with me during the night"
the world M -
able prominence in ring Karow, Officer-in-Charge \<

and a number of others made their : .. J! ., Dale L. Bumpers, of Charleston
marks in Golden Gloves and other -
amateur circles. rPARRIs Inflated rubber life-raft have saved the lives of many sailors, Ark., "The funniest experience I

Probable opponents In the six ISLANDIS and at ?s.\1"('', students learn how to Inflate, board and operate the have had in the Marine Corps

bouts follow, with NATTC fighters rafts as a part of the water survival! court. On the boat In the came while I was working in thepaymaster's

listed first: RATED TOP foreground, oars are lined to erect a Kail. Note hand paddles u-><*d office in San Diego.

Charlie) Dedmon, 130, vs.. I by "survivor"' at left. Tt>U Instruction comes under the swimming'program "One day while the fellows were

Frankie Carto, 130. SERVICE TEAM I of the Physical Training partnifiit.. having somewhat of a 'bull seasion'

--- --- -- --- ------ - -- I was checking over some
Eddie Barnett, 131, V8. Rust ,
According to the latest l I.ue" of the allotments when suddenlyI

Sawyer, 1S.H. of King magazine, the NATTC' SOF"l'RALi. STANDINGS: sniffed' the aroma of cigar smoke.
.-\i Higher, 187: v s. ".rn Pelfctler. DEW CURTAILS
1ST. I ring stars will\ be meeting the (Results t. It lul)') Without looking up I burst out

Billy lUmroth, 148, vt. Tony strongest, servioe boxing team SOFTBALL PLAY ;Imeriown. League with, 'Alright who in the blankety
I In the U. S. In their match with
Yero or Billy Jordan US. | the Parrl 1..IndIRrlnfllS: here I TTA 1- 7. I2TTlilpj I, blank is smoking that stogie had

Howard Hrodt, 18S, vs. FxMie I tomorrow night. California dew fell pretty heavily ; 6 3 suf-focate.I'j

Seymour, 160.Alabama In this area last week and, as a''' .5 3 \
1'arrls Island :Marine Top
Diiho*, 171, vs. Art I i Among U. S. Service! Teams" result only five softball games I TTs rrrR 3 5 ,i, then looked Marine up to see the paymaster .
(to )
captain standing
Irvine or AI Thornton, 16VFor u 7
were played at the Training! Cen-
that U the headline on a story
over me puffing on his
Parris Island Carto Levine, away big
Sawyer. Vero Pelletier and Sey- about the highly I ruled :Marine ter.In I National League black cigar. He had a very uu- 1
ring men in the August Issue of j the First Regiment League m- .
look his face but I
T'FM happy on finally
mour boast fine records as pros 6 I2
the maga/ine. Bks 1 whipped Bks 2, by 6 to 2, H
and Thornton and Jordan were I 5 3 broke down and laughed. Front
for its seventh
who victory as againsttwo Bks
The NATTC champs', are
standout simon-puie punchers | 64 4 3 now on I speak only when spokeu
>i pretty darn good themselves, losses, and Bks 3 swampedBks TTT 4 4 "
Levine has a big; name in box- aren't expecting| defeat tomor- 52 by 14 to 2. Bki65 3 :5
Ing in New York and the East and 1 6Officers'
Joe Fasanella hurled for Bks 1
row night. They are going all
is rated near the top among: thenation's Pfc J. H. Sandberg of Dekalb
lout In defense of their !northeastern to add another victory to his I League I
middleweights. Sawyerformerly Ill., "The funniest thing that has
boxing championshipand "' string. His teammates gave him I Tl'am- W. I.. I
to in the
trained with Beau Jack happened me Corps was
are determine to gain the good support scoring three runs Gunnery 6 0
Terh. Tralnlnr in California. I was called to theguard's
and holds decisions over numerous 4 ::2 I
in the first which
of the inning was
prestige a victory over I Brigade 4 2
office and told I was restricted
pros. I vaunted ParrU Island fighters enough to win. Hamilton and ordnance :2 4Administration '
Carto battled such well- I for being A.W.O.I. I was
has I The King Magazine Is highly Calkins of Bks 3 combined to toss :2 5 I I
known mitteis all Lulu Constan- Bombsight 1 6 pretty worried and knew there was
esteemed ball and amateur a three-hitter against Bks 52. Bks I
tino. Pedro Her- pro no use in telling them I was In.
Wright 1
fighters. But. If It's within 1 blasted over eight runs in the First Regiment I I
nandez and others. Vero turned pro nocent. So, I asked them to check
: their power the NATTCchamps big fourth inning. Tpant- W. I.
four National Ama i on it again and found there was
after winning i | Intend to make King Bks 1 is in second place in the BktI 31 :7 11, "
teur championships. Pelleteir had Ski :2 two of us with the same name
La- I Editor Nat FteWh *>at them First Regiment loop, but nevertheless Ski :3 :5 3 I
beaten Blonde Tiger, Henry
words." the club is a half game Sks 52 2 :2
grift and others Seymour is rated I like 3 4 4 Cpl M. H Jeter of Tampa
ahead of the Bks
the southern titleholder in his ------ league leading SkI 6 3 5Bka I Fla., "I was working in the Post
{151 team, which idle last week.
was :2 3 7Bks
weight. I office One day the office boy of
I Bks :51 has five victories and a i l: '7SN'on" I
So far this year 1'arris Inland i ilias NATTC Newsreel Sqd. 5 came down about four time
lone defeat for a of
won three' matches. Intone I I I and Third ReglntentsBkse19 for the mall. About an hour went
833. Bks 1 has two
and tied one. Continued 1'rom Page! Elevencan and lost won for more :; 5. 1Bka I by and then someone yelled againfor

Against this talented array of catch on to. Three men can .777 games mark. one more a 16 4 2BkslA I the Sqd 5 mall. Without looking *

mittmen, NATTC will present a form a chain to add to the pulling I 4 2Bks I yelled back 'How many times
lineup of skilled fighters masters power, but no more than three To In the American League, TrA-11 21 3 :2Bks are you going to come after that

of the ring art who seldom taste the casual observer, this form of ; retained its lead despite a loss to Bka :17.n 0 0 4 darn mail' Everyone started
I TTR 6 to 0 of TRR let 3
defeat. They don't come much exercise looks like the wildest sort I Bilger I laughing. I looked up and there
I the leaders down
smarter inside the lopes than De d-I of free for all, but Frood says the with a single stood Capt. F. L. O'Mella of

mon and Barnett, both Navy ring hardier of the breed like it, and II blow in chalking up his shutout Swim MarathonHas Sqd 5."
and his decided the issuein
instructors I that It's great stuff for putting the mates
It'll be Marine Marine when in for combat. This the first inning with a four-
vs. men shape 20 cup as first prize. Medals will be
Both are boxing; instructors in the sort of game that Frood has Olson outpltched Donelan as winners.
TTHID( ) downed TTHM( ) 4 to 20 entries have been madein
Marine Aviation Detachment at :( dreamed up in get plenty of action Both pools at the Training Center
NATTC and are clever boxers. out of all hands during Fight- 2. Olson gave up only three hits. the 30-mile swimming mara- will be available
two hours
Brodt has achieved fame for his | ing Fitness.' Donelan was touched for five, onea thon at NATTC, which was scheduled
home run by Shortstop Mack- to get under wpy last Monday. daily except Sunday from 180'' to
1900 and 2000 to 2100.
lin of TTHD( ). In the other The meet is to all studentsand Contestants
will swim
BULKHEAD i as many laps as they
American loop contest, TTQ
Ship's Company except TTA can. The laps will be record on
swamped TTS, 11 to 5. Short Division and the first swimmer to
I a mileage basis, and the
. first man
of the Losers four
stop Mayor got go 30 miles will be awarded a to swim
for four, while Catcher Dunn of enough miles to equal
I the distance from Jacksonville
TTQ rapped three safeties, one a hold their own in professional
i St. Augustine, roughly 30 miles,
f homer. ranks right now I will be the winner. .
.' \\ \ The First Regiment teams got _
in their games as their schedulehas -

9s been changed from Mondayto "Tower
Friday The National Offic

R ers' and Second and Third Regiments Calling"f

t Leagues were rained out. '

-I ---a 'I

Brodt And HighersGet


Howie Brodt and AI Highers.

two star members of the NATTC

team received nice write-
I a 4 boxing a
w up in the August issue of Ring

Both. are ring instructors atMAD

and neither has lost a fight

sine Joining the Marine Corps
: t,
ace. He is a terrific puncher a

clever boxer and the winner in

every bout he has ever had except

three amateur matches in the early

days when he was Just getting

started Highers is a fancy boxer. a I t"t.... :.. : : .,:.
tough man to hit and an even a t
tougher one to outx| >int. He h.ijn't: lt ,, .. '
lost a bout in so long: tint he "
knows not of the taste of uWeat :': :t.:

'If you still have any doubts my Mother and Uncle Eggle* In the opinion of experienced ')hi.. I picture taken I looking out of the tower of the airplane Abate S

boxing men at NATTC, both atlCl1 School .show how ulrcrewiiwn get feel o( r *r--ot. rid finalfinishing
Burt can ako identify me. Brodt and Highers: o'm more thin t out It** HI r.,

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