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\ VOL. 2, No 24 : pi 7 September, 1944

An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command



.i: Corning t.... ... Down, And Quick! 1r Smoker Tomorrow Features Singing I}

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1 {.. Pk >',' M .,' : : ,..

,w' } Of Connie Haines And Boxing Bouts !

F.; ,

Noted Warbler For Tommy Dorsey Will Be Guest
r GS

Start Xmas Mail Star Here; Station Boxers vs. Camp Blanding

Everything from soup to nuts, pretty girls to pugilists, is

To Men OverseasOn on the Victory Smoker bill of fare Friday night at 2000 at

Mason Field.

( 15 Prize fights matching Army scrappers from Camp Bland-
SeptemberChristmas ing against Navy boxers from this Station will launch the all-

Mail Month star show which will be climaxed by the appearance of Connie

Haines, velvet voiced singer for Tommy Dorsey's orchestra.

Nears; Outline Rules Miss Haines of radio and screen fame is coming up from I

... < > :, For PresentsIt Miami for the show. In addition to I \ '
.h ::; ,', being featured by T. Dorsey, Con- Tra La La La
..;1: ,i:>,..' may sound like tropical mad nie has sung for the Abbott and I
.. ness, but if you'll wipe the sweat Costello radio program and is one
f:()" out of your eye and look at the of the big names in the music
:+ calendar you'll observe that Christ market.
, .... mas mailtime is Just around the The Smoker program will open
corner. with Chief Phil Bennett's new

t'/ In fact, mailing: of overseas! NAS Commandant's Band being a?
( 1 Christmas packages to members presented for the first time. :
of the armed forces begins 15 Billy Reed, Y2c! will Emcee the
September, only eight days: away. Smoker, which includes entertainment ;;.
I The Navy Mall Service has ini- by Jimmy Edmundson, Professor -
i tiated plans to handle the volumeof Backwards himself, former
: Christmas mall for Navy, Ma- ly with George White's Scandals; a.r
7 > .' ;.. Jean Sitton acrobatic dancer
r : rine and Coast Guard Personnel :
." '>"''w >" "Y >. stationed overseas. The mail this Beatrice Kay, a talented tap darn
.' 7'1 : year's record figures for the num- beatin' man; and others.
ber of men overseas Is larger. E\ansen To Don Gloves
The 30 day period from 15 One of the highlights of the
September to 15: October has fight card will be the bout pitting
55 I been designated as Christmas Norman Evansen, classy A & R
The camera catches the blurred figure of a Navy student pilot Month for Bluejackets, Leathernecks heavyweight from Brooklyn
here hurtling through the air with parachute atop his back and it and Coast Guardsmen out- against a Camp Blanding heavy f
looks like the real thing, but It isn't. It's the practice dive all student side the U. S. Other sailors who will fight for
,1 pilots must undergo as a checkout at this Station. Under the the Mainside against the soldier I
vi;. auspices\ of Physical Training Department, student pilots leap off With distances so vast and fleet sockers are Buddy Thomas, 140- r
f' the high diving board at the swim pool with full equipment, simulating operations so widespread every effort pounder, Jax Municipal No 1; Ad- s
battle conditions. The parachute drops upon the flyer, and in should be made to mail earlyin rian Grill 160, A & R; Willie \
this practice dive he learns to free himself of the linen' ; to release this period In order to assure Scaggs, 130 Boathouse; George
! all but one line, to open his Mae West, to release his lift raft, then delivery of packages to men in the Schaefer 165, Physical Training:
to tie the chute to the raft, secure all his equipment, and employthe farthest outposts. Horace Hinton, 142 A & R; Carlos
chute as a sail!, signal or protection from the weather. The Watch Size Of Tack Silva, 130, A & R; and Marvin
ditching drill is a life saver for many pilots who are forced to ball Christmas gift packages this Reid, Physical Training. Min
out In battle and remember the lessons> they learned in practice year will be accepted for mailing The Bluejacket glovers licked
within the present limitationsof
only Camp Gordon Johnston's Army T :
and size-five pounds In
weight team In their last outing by win- S
eik weight 15 inches in length and ning four bouts, losing three and
/ 36 inches In length and girth com- Connie Haines, singer for
llIr-! getting one
wGmU bined. Perishable articles will not Tommy Dorsey and the Abbott
c.Q be accepted for mailing and every and Costello radio show, Ls the
effort will be made to discouragethe Reverse Tease guest star at the Victory Smoker -
mailing of fragile articles, Strip at Mason Field
(Editor's Note: Before the Navy dropped a sack over Billy Reed's head Friday night
to smother: his screams for help from his draft board, he was a gag writer; for Continued on Page SevenGood Elmira, N. Y. (CN'S)-A ma-
Bob Hope and a professional New York song and dance man. With full -%-Jtj rine did a reverse strip tease
apologies to "Bob Hope's Communique" the dally humor column which
here 'ntly-and sold his uniform Four Remain
made 1U debut In many of the nation's newspapers last week, and to Its TasteBest Days
," betteror for $65,550 worth of war
readers the Air News today presents "Billy Reed's Communique for
for worse.) bond
IJy Billy Heed, Y2c sellers are the most The marine appeared at a local In 'Name' ContestOnly
I'm not trying to steal Bob Hope's Stuff by writing this communique. requested books at the Mainside bond auction in civilian
Although he's out in the South Pacific and I'm here in Jacksonville we Library, Just as they are at clothes Then, piece by piece, four more days remain before -
have one thing in common. We'll be glad to get back to the States. civilian book stores. he put on his uniform as bids the close of the contest to
I HAD A SORE foot so I went to the dispensary. They painted it The most widely read books were made by !spectators Bids select a suitable name for the en-
with Merthiolate. I had a sore throat so I went to the Hospital. They here recently have been those ranged from $50 for his hat to listed men's recreation center at
painted it with Merthiolate. We had Beans for breakfast this morning. which have won national ac $50,000 for a gun to put In his Seaplane Point, according to a reminder -
They were painted with Merthiolate, too. I guess the Navy's secret claim by literary critics. They hand. I issued yesterday by contest
weapon is Merthiolate. include: officials .
NATB Pensacola Now
WHEN GEORGIA AULD and his orchestra played Mainside last "Strange Fruit," by Lillian The contest ends 11 Septem
week, the auditorium was so crowded the Jitterbugs had to dance Smith; "A Tree Grows in Brook- Pensacola, Fla.-The Naval Air her
piggy-back. When the jitterbugs really got cuttin'-a-rug it looked lyn," by Betty Smith; "Good Training Center, Pensacola, last (The entry ballot l Is printedon
like a Commando raid with music. Night, Sweet Prince," by Gene week became known as the Naval Page 5.)
THE OUTDOOR movies are a great improvement. Some of the pic- Fowler; "The Robe," by Lloyd Air Training Bases, Pensacola. An- All entries must be turned in to
tures are hard to take indoors. Douglas; "The Razor's Edge," nouncement was made in General the Public Relations Offfice, Room
THE JAX Alit NEWS is conducting a contest to name the recreational Somerset Maugham; "Leave Order No. 210 which also changedthe 220, Building 954 by Monday, 11
area at Seaplane Point How about calling "Carting's Her to Heaven," by Ben Ames designation of NATC, Corpus September. The winners will be announced -
Canyon. Williams and "God Is My Co- Christi, Texas, to Naval Air Train- in the next issue of the
THE WOULD Series will soon be played and it looks as if it's St. Pilot," by Col. Robert Scott. ing Bases, Corpus Chrlsti. Jax'Air News.
Louis vs. St. Louis. Although Brooklyn didn't win the pennant they are A first prize of $25: will be
the "Bottle Champs" of either league. Brook-
undisputed Throwing
For WAVES Only awarded the enlisted man or
lyn fans are so educated they can throw a coke bottle with a dropor
woman submitting the name chosen -
a curve. by the Judges to be the most
HUT THE FINAL Innings of the Big Ball game are being playedin
suitable. The second will be
France. When the game is over the score will read-"No Huns, No
$15, and the third prize will be $10.
Hitters No Terrors.
Over 50 entries have been received -
to date.

F-7-F Is Given It's A ReunionFor rrS, No previous contest experienceis
4k necessary to participate in the
J JT contest. Just fill in the entry blank

Its First Test The GravesIt found elsewhere in the paper and
bring it or mall it to the Public
was Just like a family reunionfor Relations Office. There is no en-
BETIIPAGE, L. I.The Navy'sfirst
the Graves sisters recently try fee, and you need not send
twin-engined fighter, the new
when their brother reported at this
Continued on Page Seven
Grumman F-7-F, was demonstrated Station.
for the first time In public recently -\ Lj -'-"
before Rear Admiral A. W. I Ensigns Aria and Geraldine
Radford, acting deputy chief of Graves, Navy Nurses, have beenon Sea Duty Beckons :'
air operations, and Assistant Navy duty at the U. S. Naval Hospitalhere
Secretary Artemus Gates. since 7 December, 1943 To Two Year MenThe <
Their brother, 2nd Lt. Edward J.
Driven by two Pratt & Whitney Graves, a Marine pilot, was assigned
engines, the heavy-powered plane here from NAS New Orleans. Navy's enlisted men who
showed speed and particularly have been on shore duty for two
All the Graves needed to makeit vears or mor by 31 December '
climbing ability quite new to Navy "
planes. Security regulations for- complete was for another 1911, can expect Imminent sea
bid any detailed revelations of the brother Master Sgt. Eugene duty calls after that date. The two
a., plane's performance, but the dem- Graves of the Army-to show up. year shore duty survey, similar to I
onstration showed that in speed at The Graves hall from Artesian, those conducted In the past, is part :<

least it can be compared with the S, D .__ PIN-UP BOYS-Lt. Comdr. Robert Montgomery, MaJ. Clark of the Navy plan to exchange ,
Hellcat, which is known to be one --% TT| w Gable and Lt (Jg) Robert Taylor held a reunion at Hollywood "landlubbers" with) sea duty vet. |
of the American fighters in the Buy, Buy War Bond recently when the three former screen stars happened to have erans who have served more than
faster than 400 miles per )t furloughs at the same time. Since this picture was taken 1\111.1.| flaMe, the 18 months tour required at j I
hour class Bye, Bye Freedom wh saw action la Europe, tae received an honorable discharge sea or at foreign bases



Two JAX AIR NEWS 7 September, 1944


I Fourteen Former Combat Dive Bomber Pilots Decorated Plans For One-Two

j"''''' ;; '

Punch In Pacific

t ;iI, ,.i"r.4jI; y Outlined By Navy S

... 41 ...;.. \'" ,. ..c Admiral Nimitz Says

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...... .. 'It., t' Marianas To Be Used

: \ t I. f As Major SpringboardBy
d ; f
\ 1: f,
Camp Newspaper Service
Here is Adm. Chester W. Nim. I'

lit long range plan' for nonstopwar
on Japan and eventual conquest .
of the Pacific :

1. The great fighting fleets! of
Adm. Raymond A. Spraunce and I
Adm. William F. Halaey will al. :

ternate bone crushing one two
punches on Japanese holdings
t throughout the Pacific.

I 2. The Marianas will be the
D >' strategic springboard for these operatlons. -

While one fleet is sinking
I the other will be planning new
blows' Already the seizure of SalI -
I I pan Tinlan and Guam has f\n- .
Captain, \\' \\'. Smith, Commandant of the Jacksonville Natal Air' Station, and Commander S.! O Mitchell) Commanding Officer, pose 1 I nished the bases from which the

with a group of Natal officer at the <'on<.liilon of" award ceremonies at the t1. S. Natal Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field. Those In fleets may move. I
the ,photo are an follows (.left to right )-Front row : !.t, (jg) George S, Beckham, Lt (Jg) Orln' N. Ford 1.1. Kobert J. !Mohler' Captain' One of the developments of this
Smith, Commander Mitchell I.t.. (Churl' II. Tester, Fns Donald Dunklee.' and I.t. (jg) Norman K Mrlnnl Back row': Lt. Charles I., I war" said Adm. Nlmlts, Is the setting -
Harper. 1.1jgl Joseph. .'. Hiinjterford, Lt. John Q. Carter and Lt (jg) Charlie S. Porter (OffUlal' I'. 8. Navy I'holo). up of duplicate command
_. .
-- --- teams. Adm. Spraunce commandsthe
-- --
Vote i Fifth Fleet, Vice Adm. Rlchaid
Kelly Turner is commander of the

Are Presented to Naval Pacific Fleet Amphibious Force.Lt. .
Gen Holland Smith commandsthe
Fleet Marine Forces in the
On Pacific\ We now have a number t>f ;
at NAAS Cecil Field these amphibious forces and fell
Any I
that we can go forward Just as
l rapidly as we can transport"

Air plication I' Field, celebrated the largest medal award I Resuming his outline of the new 1

absentee Capt Walton W. Smith, Commandant of Pacific Command set-up Adm.

other to 14 former combat dive bomber pilots NimitK continued :

Room I "Now we'll say for example.
an I IJ I Mitchell of- that the commander of the Fifth
Comdr. Samuel G. commanding
A. i Fleet and his staff and the commander -
"W .: of the Fifth AmphibiousForce
fill) I i : Flying Crosses eight Air Medal. and his men and the various

Comdr. one Com, units assigned' to their support will 1
who does i Citations. I Miss Air Wave plan an operation and execute it.
one there! Canton Halsey the commander i>f
It wa* ( ) Lt. Mohler the Third Fleet and his amphihi- J

twiitent for ser\ Otis corps will be planning- another 1
when Marine Di- k operation which they will execute
blanks I while Spruance and his crowd sit
eral) m.. | on Guadal- on the bench and plan still another

hate You can't admiral to
expect an
too,'e'R"I --
ma I
and execute I
\' : i work plan an operation one
at I
24-iO attack on : at the same time. If we dldn have
4 There! Star for scor two teams there would be long

part the .of h!!:( a Jnp merchant I pauses between operationstliu. ." I
on a dif- .\ Minllc; ftuld that
; now'i I
<< ; that the war In Europe
reached "a favorable turn," heexpects I
Smith Dump
I 1
reenfortentente in thePacific
and (' ) L. Richard St .
especially In air I power."But
t the
Air I
chinery : "
we cannot sit and wait,
portunity up an ammuni- !
lie stressed. "We never hate.e
a director I
siring to !' gun
.. hate Used what we have had all
right and the the through"
a ) direct hit on a':' way
$ 1I. "As long as the Jap fleet remains -
I II f' .
I f I Hungerford. at its present' size our policy
the Air I ( ... : is not to divide our own fleet"
and sinking the admiral added, "We believe in

Wor : and I k .. @' powerhouse' tactics We carry along I II
A ) : subsequent I all we have We want what we j
DuPers enemy oiler / France Do 'It'. storekeeiier undertake to go through. We j
for l I j *e<'ond claK, was elected, Miss haven reached: \ the stage where we I
to | Air Mate In a contest markingthe i an hold anything back" i
WAVES Air COlumnl"1 frecum! birthday of theR'AZ'ES. -
She ,
CPO wan picked from
light cruiser! '
for pP< 1 a near miss \ 24 other girls at the Natal: Air Jax Jr College
with the Commeda- Station, Hojd Bennett Meld, ., N. : .

service civilian .. I i (, weather attack _Y-'_Nice- \ -picking-- -, too._ -__ i Invites Sailors ,

--- ---- -r _____ __ I conditions and heavy antl-alr-cnft. I r
An opportunity for service personnel
I Lt. Charles L. Harper. Winchester
First liberator. Flight Crew At Municipal No. 1 VA., awarded the Gold Star fora and civilian workers to pui
cue standard college courses if
direct hit
on a Jap cargo ship
"'" freshman and
sophomore grade by
a damaging near miss to anenemy
attending classes two evenings per
destroyer trying to '
harbor, escapeTruk week has been offered by Dr. Garth
I H. Akridge. president of the Jacksonville -
1.,. Dent F. Snider, (Clifton Junior
Cal., awarded' the Air Medal for I
two Hrlken during which he 'I The school is located at Riverside -

scored an effective hit among i and Gilmoie
: 4t four heavy anti-aircraft gun I' The two-day-a-week' semester
tr near ItabMiil and has been made possible) Dr. Ak-
h a deMroj another -
t a r ,I heavy gun position near :i ridge explained, by lengthePiln. I
niiHkanau airfield |each class period so
!i quired number of hour! will hate '
It. ijg) R. M. Anderson, Carlin- i
I been accumulated by the close of
vine 111,
awarded the Air Medal
the I'I'I
semester Students choose
E for a direct hit on an armed cargo may
vessel in Tnik anchorage February either Monday and Wednesday or
17 Tuesday and Thursday sessions to
I suit their convenience Laboratory l
Lt. t ijgi I GeorgeS, Beckham. Atlanta I! classes will also be held on Fridays ,
Ga., awarded the Ail Medal I- .

for three dive bombing strikes I(I. Registration will\ be held duringthe
in which he
destroyed an automatic
period beginningMonday. 11September
.... .. gun position on Bou alnI and closing Saturday,
vine, vital
a bridge over the F'uti-I
I I 16 September, from Oi'OO' to 2200. t
eta River and an enemy gun position I Classes will start on Monday, 18
en New Britain '
September, it stated. ,
I I Ens. Richard R. Church Conner :I I The Junior college Is coeducational

eville, Ind., awarded the Air Dr Akridge said. The tuition
( Medal for coring a direct hit on I is $20 per course for the semester -
an armed Jap merchantman i ii in I I Deferred) payments may rI
r i Truk harbor during the Navy'si I be arranged so as to ease the financial :
r February raid on that atoll burden on the stiudent, it
t I Ens. Donald Dunklee, WyaluaIng was understood.
Pa, awarded the Air Medal ----
for a direct hit on
NAS Jacksonville' recently-opened auxiliary air station at Municipal Airport Number One U well In SaJpan harbor enemy vessel
February 22 vision, Reinforced the lane
underway In Its Liberator patrol bomber training a. the above Illustrates. during
program picture amply I In addition to Lt. Mohler, L t. toga on Guadalcanal
Taken at the completion of A regular training hop, the photo shows members of the first complete Liberator Charles H. Muter, Jr., Langelotb, Although be was unable to be.
flight crew to receive Instruction at Municipal One. They*are, left to rfghtt AOMSc Howard C. Fa., waa also presented the Presi reading- the Air Medal
present, a
Bridge, ARM2c Stanley Cheater, Sic YVIIIlam If. Gee, En*. Bernard A. Cevarlo' Enc.: Harold F. Wllllamtoii I dential Unit Citation ribbon for Lt. Richard
and Gold Star citations of -
A MM to JJfcby L. Waggoner. Ens. Ctorenee K4W".l'k. ARMftc Joseph A. Pal.h Sle Joha kservice with a Naval alvatlon unit WM included In the cere-
T. Gil, Ale George F. Darner and AMMJc Julio S. Wllllam.. attached' to the First Marine, Di- mony.Page \

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7 September 1944

j L JAX AIR NEWS Page' Three i

Ii i: The Inquiring 'CLEAR THE. WAY', IS COMING THIS WAY 19 SEPT. jl

I She'll Entertain You USO Variety Show Features Gals And

I ReporterQUESTIONS Exhibition By Table Tennis Champ 11

"Clear the Way," a variety show sent out from New York by USO-

Camp Shows as one of their presentations for men and women In tho .
: rw service, is coming this way.
The revue will be staged at the MalnslrJa Auditorium
What do you like to hear on TtJ"b"night
-------- --- -- ---
19 September, at 2000. It .
about most in your letters will be presented at Cecil Field on

from home? 16 September and at Recruit Cen

ANSWERS: ter on 18 September.

DAVID J. BECCARELLI, AMlc, "Clear the Way" is a mixture of

New York City: "Well, I like to trick hoofery, comedy bits, parodies r .

'.,. hear how my folks are doing; if jitterbugging, beautiful girls.
,r and a sports novelty that's fast and
any of the fellows I know real
'" well are home; how my kid sister i is .1
, I One of the highlights is a table
getting along; and whether my sis ,; tennis
6'"' ter-in-law, who is always having exhibition starring Coleman,
f' .:." babies, has had any new ones." Clark, U. S. champion and a top-

Ik' KAY ROGAN, PHM3c, WAVE, notcher in international competition -
and his partner, Allan Thomas. -
,: New York: "I Just like to hearwhat' ., '
going on and how everybody !. They put on a unique table
particularly my friends, are r'. I tennis act in addition to display-
faring." ing some real form with the pad- TURN TO PAGE 7
dles. Clark is so well known as a
,,, ( +. table tennic ace that he's listedin FOR THE ANSWERS)
Falls, Ohio: "I just like to
hear what's going on and what "Who's Who." He was the main 1. Guess Who? .

everybody at home is doing It's 4 "' attraction in a MGM movie short,
S only a small community and we all a Pete Smith Specialty.

j know everybody and everybody Milt Douglas, master of cere
knows their neighbor's ousiness. .N A monies for the show, was one of r
It's interesting to get all the latest 9 the first professional entertainersto r
local gossip. And I always like to ever join the Camp Shows and ,
check up on my girl friends and he's been with the organization \

find out who they're dating now" .t. ,. steadily ever since. ,i; \ ;.
ARNOLD P. WHITE, ARM3C, H- Here's the team : .
Lawrence, Mass.: "What I care ; i'
about most in letters is finding singer"chirps"
some tunes
out how thing are going at home lovely andshe's
a little
lovely from
girl Oklahoma
and who's doing what. I like to
know where the guys are who I ,, City.HARRY
used to run around with.", HINES-"The 58th Va-

I JOHN C. POSTIGLIONE, AM3c, A. __...4.:_ riety." A comedian who once understudied -
Corona, New York: "Well, my wife Prls'l1la Is one of the featured entertainers in "Cleaf The Way," for Eddie Cantor. Harry I
is that way now and so, of course, USO Camp Show which comes here 19 September Pretty Prise Ilia appeared in such Broadway hits as I
I'm real anxious to know how I plays the part of the Eve in a skit with Adam. Artists and Models, Hellzapoppin'Winter f iia
_. Garden Show, and others. "
iii she's getting along every day. I : '"
also like to know all about my BETTY LOU HOLT-A pack-
P mother, father and kid brother, I Sailors Coming Home From age of oomph. She's an acrobatic ixwai

when he gets home. And I go for dancer and formerly was with I T

the news about my friends who are I Ozzie Nelson. .
at home on leave." I Count Each HourTo MILT DOUGLAS AND PRIS-
ROBERT C. HARRIS, S2c, An- CILLA-This team has travelled
the sailors In the U. S. A the 325,000: miles I He's the No 1 military figure
niston, Ala: "I like to know if my they started
morning, noon and in
Navy's rotation night. I Europe
system for
wife and kid are getting along all bring- entertaining service men in World
right and I enjoy reading about ing back veterans from overseas is "I've heard about the rains they War II It's an Adam and Eve 2. Among the most popular
what the kid does. Then there's the a good idea and they take it as a have been having in Florida this 'act, with Eve triumphant. Milt's books now being read are "Yankee

, town gossip, news about all m y.old matter of fact that sooner cr later summer, but they're only a drop in been in movies and has guested on From Olympus," "Strange Fruit,"
J buddies. I like to keep up with they will be ordered out so that a the bucket compared to those in many major radio programs, Rudy "Time for Decision" "A Tree

what my friends in the service are shipmate may come home. the Solomons," Shoemaker says, Vallee, Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Grows in Brooklyn," and "The Ra
doing." To the sailors overseas the rotation with a smile. "If you find some- etc. zor's Edge." Name the authors of

k PFC. BOB TERRY. Marine, system is as welcome as a thing to do there, you can't do it FIVE MADALYN WALLACE two out of the five. I
Cuba City, Wis.: "I like to know long lost brother and the greatestidea because it's always raining." GIRLS-singers and dancers de 3. In the First World War the
what's keeping up the morale at man has had since Adam met In fact, the Solomons area is so luxe. U. S. was a member of the Allies {/

home.. I like to get money in my Eve. rainy that Bob Hope wrote about --....- while Germany headed the Central
letters, too. And to find out if ""'hen a fellow who's been it in his new book. It rains so Allies' No. 1 Ace powers. On which side did Russia,

my girl is true to me." over there for a while finds out much there, reported Hope, that France (CNS) Capt. Johnny Japan Italy, Turkey, Bulgaria
ROBERT KNOTTS: ARM3C, that he's going to be replacedand when the boys came out to see Johnson, No.1 RAF fighter ace, France, Austria Hungary, and
Eureka, Utah: "I specially go for shipped home," says CY our show they couldn't even laughat raised his total to 37 enemy planes I Great Britain fight in the first
newsy item? about the people I Frank Shoemaker, "he begins the jokes. All they could do was II destroyed when be shot down two I I World war?
know, who gets married, who hasa to count the weeks gargle. FW i ,
days, hours, 190s over France recently. 4. Here is a list of five men,
baby. or any other good luck like minutes and M"(! nmta- -- until-----. -hU--- --- -T four of whom were-- nesn.ninf.1'______!_u____, .
that. I like to have 'em write about relief shows up." Short Stuff Leon Trotsky, Huey Long, Admiral
anything outstanding in the old I Jean
Chief Shoemaker reported to the Darlan, Kaiser Wilhelm and
.... home town; what mom is doing Ma inside Personnel Office last William McKinley. Which one was
around the house and what week after "sweating" out two not killed by an assassin?

changes she's made, particularly ifshe's years overseas. The 24-year-old I' 5. In column one you will find
rearranged my room; how Danville, Ill., vet
served six months the names of governors while in
the garden looks this and how 1
year aboard a destroyer and some 18 column two are the states which i
the little kids in our neighborhood months in the Solomon
.. Islands theatre they govern. Match them.
are growing up. of war.Making .
AL EPSTEIN. Sic, Chicago: "I Robert S. Kerr Georgia
get almost dally letters and they' up for lost tame is a full Earl Warren Pennsylvania
tell me so many little things I job upon returning to the states. Edward Martin. Oklahoma.
can't enumerate that I feel almostat "You feel like you can't even afford I Ellis Arnall Illinois
home when I read them." to sleep," said Shoemaker. Dwight Green California.
MILT JACKSON S2c, Pitts- "You've missed so much that you I 6. After winning the world's
burgh"What's going on at home are afraid you'll miss something havyweight boxing title from
interests me. What my buddies are else while you're on the 30 days I Braddock, Joe Louis successfully
doing. A lot of them go up to see furlough and so you "keep on goingas 'defended it 21 times before enter- 1
my mother, and I like to have her long as you can. I ing the Army. Name six heavies

write about them." Guadalcanal is no tropical para- | who were beaten by the Brown
JOESI<:PH PINE. S2c. St. Louis: I dise declares the Chief. It rains Bomber in title bouts ?

"I feel better when my wife re- 1 I 7. You hear a lot of talk about

assures me that all is going well AVS( ) Officers "GI," but do you know what G. I.
at home. I like to know when she I stands for?

gets her allotment check, when she I 8. The Bronze Star Medal takes
puts water in the car, how much Available For x precedence:

the cost of living is going up and a. Next after the Navy and
if she can make it all right. I always Duty At SeaThe I Marine Corps Medal and next ;
like to have the folks write before the Air Medal
and t can tell from their letters how 1 I b, Next after the
monthly rotation of.AVS Purple
things are going, even though they ( ) officers with the fleet will be I I Heart and next before the Presidential l. .
might not always write it stra4llAht "considerably accelerated" and Unit Citation.
from the shoulder. And I get a big A-VT) officers will AVS I 9. If
replace to
you were see square
kick out
S of with the
latest tricks my dog-he up was" justa ( ) officers now acting as executive flags, red with black centers, one '
officers operations officers :above the other,
puppy when I left-is teaming." I displayed by day
MATTHEW MURPHY, Sic, and assistant operations officersat by a U. S. Weather Bureau Sta.
smaller bases, according to an Lion what would it signify to
Bronx, N. Y,: "Letters from my .
announcement by the Chief of Na you, sailors?
mother please best. I
me never get
tired of hearing what mother and val Air Operational Training. 10. What weekly magazines of 1

dad are doing. I like to hear about Henceforth, officers will be made today are mentioned in the Dec '
available the Naval Air laration of Independence? Get at
my buddies in this war and what by Oper
(least two.Dental.
the papers say they are doing. ational Training Command each
And the women that's most important month for transfer in the order of '*

I like to see if my girl the length of their period of shore Meeting Is
still likes me and just about everything duty.

4 I about the good old Bronx, For the most part, officers who Postponed One Week

my neighborhood. have been made available will be The monthly meeting of the
SGT JIM BROWN, Marine replaced by other A-VS) officers. Dental Officers' Dental Study Club
Syracuse, N. Y.: "Money in the However
replacements will not will be postponed one week due to
mail means a lot. That's what I always be received prior to or im- a conflict in the schedule of
like to get in my letters. I also mediately after available ,of fleershavo invited clinician. The our
like"to know if my gal is true to been transferred. In many A be presented by Dr. program A. W. Searsof wilt : ,

me. instances it will be necessary to Jacksonville on 12 September '
EILEEN A LEVEY AMM3C, train replacements for the billets in Building 601, Naval Air Station
WAVE, Brooklyn: "News about I formerly held by officers who have Jacksonville, Fla., at 2045. His C
the family and about life the
way been transferred.
subject will be
it was before the war arc; what I -- i k "Hydrocolloid Im-
like." they think about me once in a -The short and the-tall Lou : II pression Technique as Applied to
S Mary C'aincross left, :20-year-old Restorative Dentistry," presented
ANN PEGOS, PhM3c, WAVE, I while. riveter In the Assembly and Repair Department, takes time out by motion pictures and slides. .
Endicott, N. Y.: "I just like to -'-if I
her work to pose withVAVK Prlscilla K. Hollman, AM2c. r -.... '
hear from home, period! I like to Buy, Buy War Bonds Mary Louis not the least bit self-conscious about her'' she, hasA I'I *
Don't divorce
know if things are still the same, Or your wife if she
sailor husband! 6 feet :2 inches talL (Story and
more pictures
on'Page flirts
if everybody is all right and that with the butcher. She's
r ,. Bye Bye Freedom : 9). I playing-for bigger steaks. only. i

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The JAY Am NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S.
Naval Air Station Jacksomllle. Florida, by the Public I ; L
Relations Office at no expense to the government Copiesare )
distributed tree of charge to enlisted and other Naval) Religion With A Smile
Personnel at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Tech.
nlcal Training Center the Headquarters of the Naval Air Chaplain John J, O'Neill. (.t. Cwmdr. ChC., USMl
b Operational 1 Training Command Naval Auxiliary Air Sta. I
lion Green Cove Springs, Naval Auxiliary Air StationCecil If our souls are at peace with God and pleasing i
\ field., Naval l Air Gunners' School the U. S. NavalHospital j His our exterior expression should indU
Facilities. In sight
and Naval Auxiliary Air Mayport.
cate this inner happiness. The smile we give our fellowman ,
Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall USN then would not be superficial, not beginning a
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training and ending in the lips but sincere coming from the 'i

Captain Walton W\ Smith. CSN heart. Having fulfilled the first part of the law 1

Commandant. namely, love of God, we would not fall in the second, t
Jacksonville Naval Air Station
y- love of our neighbor. Cheerfulness! !, then, can be
Captain Joseph B. Lynch. A-.VG). USNR. classified as Religion with a smile and is most (
Commanding OffklerNaval helpful to the people we contact.St. .
Air Technical Training Center
i't' Paul tells us: "Rejoice In the Lord always:
Captain John J. O'Mallev (MC). USN. again I say rejoice!" There is a mission of cheerfulness

U.Commanding S. Naval Hospital Officer i as well as that of prayer and preachingby
word and example. Like a sweet fragrant flower '

Commander EdDolt'cek, USN. by the roadside whose!' blight loveliness is a JOY
Commanding Officer.
Naval Air Gunners'( School to everyone passing by, our cheerfulness Is a bless-
ing to those with whom we associate. A cheerful
Commander Commanding William H. A Ofilcer.hford. Jr.. USN. person exerts a quiet, yet potent. Influence for good

Natal Auxiliary Air Station. Green Cove Springs and frequently ignites a spark of encouragement and .A'\
joy in the hearts of others.
Mitchell.Commanding .,
Commander Samuel O
Himself has said times
Officer I Our Lord many : 'Be
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field of good cheer!" Jesus was indeed a man of sorrow
but he was not sad. Ills face always must have
Lieut. Col. Chester L. Gawne. USMC (Ret). the Stoles I'd call usher!!"
> if in
Commanding Offlcei. I were an fleeted the serenity of His soul. He was meek and
Marine Barracks humble gentle and amiable "He went about doing

Lieut CoL William T. Evans. USMC (Ret). good to all."
Commanding Officer .. From the Gospel narrative we can glean that
Marine Aviation DetachmentThe AMUSEMENT CALENDAR Our Divine Saviour possessed" a cheerful tempet

serenity mingled with tender seriousness, a most
JAY: AIR NEWS!: receives Camp Newspaper Service .
material. Republication or credited matter prohibited MAIN STATION engaging presence and a winning personality. Children
without" permission of CNS. War Department. 205: E. came to Him willingly and loved to linger neat I'
42nd St.; N. Y. C. ( Y-"Utlaan." Robert Ta 'lor. A memorable plttiire that Him. How can anyone imagine Him embracing and

records the heroic\ stand In the Philippine* in the flrct month of the' caressing the little ones without a smile of loving

What Do They Mean By "War I war return to the Malnslde screen ((10)) kindness Men followed Him In crowds fascinated"
(Thursday! Student Officers' Auditorium only, "Girl V\'ho Dared" by His charm of manner and speech and Into wom

Almost nightly those who listen to the I Lorna (Ore)', Peter Crookson.) en's hearts came the thought: What happiness to

( radio hear news commentators making : SATURDAY ((1\18.1'oon' Field onlj')-"lIangmen1"0 Die" Bryan Dungy be the mother of such a son ?
levy. Brought back for the initial !Saturday i night program at Mason. : As followers of Christ and In imitation of the
dictions to when the "war" will be over. Field this Is the gripping story of a CZt''ho..ltnaklan doctor who saints, cultivate the habit of cheerfulness, and prav

Some say October 1. Others less optimistic works with the underground nguinst the German* iKfiipylng. his for the spirit of gladness, which is rooted in charily

predict that it will end before Jan. 1, 1945.: country. I in the peace of a good conscience, in gratitude to
After listening to them for a time one SUNDAY="GrN'nwl'Ja1I182e," Don Amet-he. Carmen Miranda Pho. I God for His blessings, in Christian hope and confidence
togfaphed in Technicolor, this is a flip-notch musical about western in perfect submission to the divine will. Let
gathers that what they mean by "war" is composer who come to New York to get his concerto presented us do this not only for our own good, but also

the struggle now going so successfully for and published. ((11)) I for the happiness and betterment of others.

the Allies in Europe.We MONDA"Halnbow: Inland," Dorothy I-amour Eddie Bracken Every life is meant

wonder what they call that little em- There' plenty of sultry tropical sirens In sarongs in this To help all lives; each man should live
tale of the adventures of three sailors shipwrecked. In hllarI4l1l"\\ For all men's betterment.
broglio we've been having with the Japanese }'aclfl('. ((12)TUESDAY' _- -- 1--- --x_
in the Pacific since December 1941 It's our : City Kitty Joan Davis, Bob Crosby. In this

guess that a lot of the boys who've been in- I comedy-with-muslo, a young lady running a piano studio is sued Navy Radio Programs :
for plagiarism in a song she bought from a phoney cowboj. She I
volved in it are convinced that it's a "war"of THURSDAY!i
tries to prove that all music composer "lift" strains' from each "
another. "Something for the Girl* -\VMHK 070.07I
one type or I
other but doesn't make any Impression on the judge until her b.;)' "
t In brief, it isn't going to pay us to be- friend arrives with definite l proof ((13) I "The I\n''First Jlt'sdllne.-\\.JIII.Line"HIIHt CBS! IKS.*-IMO)
2200 223012SO
come too optimistic about the "war" goingon WEDNESDAY-"Crime by Night," Jane "','lIIan. Jerome Cowan. Detective ( ) -
story fans! will enjoy this mystery involving the hoofer FRIDAY"V. -
in Europe and certainly should ,I
we remember -
S. Marine Uant-WJAX NIIC
( ) -124.1
of the of rmisUUn.
I antagonistic a crippled ((1.1)) I
t that when the commentators say the "Navy:" .News"-WJAX ,
(Figures In parentheses are playing dales at Student Officers Au
a "war" will be over by October 1, or January I I ditorium.) "Navy lIt'8dllnlfOt"-WJIJP 1835-1840

1, or some other equally speculative date.they're Programs are shown at Malni Auditorium at 1300 and 1700 and "Something: for the GlrU"WJAX 19.10-1041")
I Maon Field at 2030. I Ii "Meet Your Na>'y"-\\JIIP (Blue) ::030-iOO:
not referring to the little matter I _ _____ ___ __, SATURDAY
we've still got to settle with the Japanese.In i "Women In lUue"-.JIJP Blue" ) 1400-1430

re, that little point we cite the following LETTER TO Divine Services ". R\'Y Bulletin Ut"ud"-WI'IUI

from a recent statement by Under Secretaryof I (Mutual) 170.5.1790"Navy

the Navy, Ralph A. Bard : "At the outsetI THE EDITOR Mngfc"J ::00(1-2030

want to say with all the emphasis at my I'roltiUnt Chip!: Muttii K.*d aDd SUNDAY
I I Dear Editor: UlrmiDgbttru Avtnue.07V "Illuejatket" C'holr"-\Hm (CI11001130:'
command that this war is not yet won. Today I In the "Inquiring Reporter" of I )-Holy Communion. I "America in the Air"-\\ MBit (CBS) 1800-|830:

there is no doubt about the ultimate the August 31st edition of the 0930 0830) --Tialnlng Recruit Divine Center ei\loe.Divine nenlceOO.W "Pacific Story-MJAX (NBC' 2330: -2400

outcome, but there is doubt about how quickly I i "Jax Air, News," I noted that you I ; -Sunday School tumall' chapel). MONDAY

it can be finished. To finish it quickly and had selected a very much talked 1845 3045--General Vesper service.Divine ierUce. "U. S.; Nay Baml"-WJAX (NBC) 1230-1245
I' about and very timely bonus ques I I "Bill Nalle, Bluejacket TlanUt".
save American lives means that every individual tion. The remarks that were made Catholic Cbpl: MIlitia Bud a.d) 11'31 lilt
Itirminiham Avenue.ObiO 1630 164,1
must stick to his or her job." I by the persons in question were -Mas. "Navy: New'*"-WJAX 1750--1755

And Correspondent Jack Bell, writing from swell-with the exception of one. I 0830 0700) --Mas Mass.*. I "Xavy lIt'adllnlIlt"-WJIIl" 1835-1840

Burma, among other things, says, '"But the ,: I therefore am asking you in the I 0930-Mas*. "Something for the Girls--\t'JAX 1930-1041)
interest of all the veterans from 1100-Mas*. TUESDAY"Something
Jap is playing the delaying game along with i I ij I J700-Mall
his German brother. 'And brethren and sister overseas to print this open letterto ChrUtUn Science' Srvl It.ei Mn,tla for the Girls"-WMBK 0700-0715 I
the Sp< T)2c) who opposed a Road and Blrmiiuh Atciue. "Bands to Battle"-WMBR (CBS! 1730 174.1
) -
we're in for no hurried finale. bonus for World War II veterans I| 1100-Small chapel. "\a\'y IIt'Rdllr.u"-U'JIU' '
Jewish Service Small 1835-1840
: Chapel (
I i To the Sp Made I After reading your reply to the 0810-Sabbath Service :Saturday),. "Hall of l\Iont"zuma.-nfOQ"
Born Not question in last week's "Inquiring W I 10-Sabbath Service" tSaturdav'). (Mutual)
I am disgusted. After I 1730-Dt"'otlon. ((Tuesday) NAGS and 2230-2300
When the Japs struck at Pearl Harborin I r Reporter Cecil Field. WEDNESDAY
Spending1 North Atlantic
three years on 1730-Dt'Votion. (Thursday) Green "
Navy Xe w* -w J A X
December of 1941 Uncle Sam had to do I'! Patrol and having lost a Cove Spring I "Xa,' 1750-1755
) Headlines"JIIP
something-not tomorrow, but right then. I: ship under me, I may well consider South Sea Sideline 1835-1840

As a result thousands upon thousands of men I that I am plenty lucky. But-, I Southwest Pacific (CNSSeasbees ) (
were commissioned from civilian life by the that was my first battle. On the based in this theater have From Other Papers I
next ship my luck ran out and wewere ''
Navy. Most of these fellows have done a I bombed off the coast of Nor- i I found somethingprofitable to do'I I'I'I In
with their "are | the
time. future
I spare They the world at large is going to
good job. There's hardly a one of them who on the Run To Murmansk,
way making grass skirts and selling know what the Nav').does to its bad little boys who
wasn't offered the advice, "find you an old Russia. This little trip is commonly "- them to the natives who have I fly low over roof tops and perform death defying I

chief, watch him, make friends with him, and known as "Torpedo Junction : found that the Seabees skirts are stunts over the nation's cities, towns and villages. \
but of course you wouldn't know. better than the local I Declaring that .,
ask him for help and you'll get along okay. I I am now wearing INSIDE my I product. relatives of the general public as well as the

We 'were reminded of that advice while knee and leg a silver plate not rate a bonus. I j action being aviators taken are vitally Interested in the
by the
to aviation
leading a recent article carried by the New to mention a brace that runs from I We fellows are all proud of the !! accidents the Chief of Naval Navy Operations prevent ordered

York Times anent the story of Chief Radio- the heel of my shoe to my hip. WAVES and the great job that that the official action taken to punish violator of
After spending 25 months In a they are doing so please don't let flying regulations be
man George Tweed who hid out on Japanese Naval hospital!' 11 of which I was us down now of all times. All the

occupied Guam for two and one-half years. in bed and refusing a medical veterans would like to have your e e -Patuxent Tester.

"Captains come and captains go on the survey I have accepted "limited address at home so that when we Sailors are a peculiar lot! A sailor will walk a
ships of the fleet," said the Times. "The duty at this station." I have tried get hungry we can drop around fora mile for a Camel which he can get' for less money
to return to sea but the doctorscan't bite to eat. You must not have in his own
chiefs stay on. It is not unusual to find one ship's Service Stoic. He will make as
it that to
see way. worry about it very much. large down
who has helped put his ship in commission Now when I'm discharged do I No hard feelings pal, Just joint" a as would payment buy the on article an article outright at on some his"gyp station .

and who has known no other home, scorningall you honestly think that I can get thought that you would like to see lie will pay good money for admission to second -
back where I on $300? That 'the other side of the
opportunities for a tour of soft shore pancake. Thereare rate ball games and entertainments when he
duty. They coddle and instruct the fresh- won't even buy my clothes thatI plenty of fellows that will be can see first class ball games and entertainments
will need. I am unfit to go back I coming back in worse condition at no cost on the station.
caught seaman and the young officer from to my old job as I was a tap than I am in, and you can take my
-The Gremlin.
Annapolis alike. Captains would rather lose dancer. I can't stand up more than I word for it, those kids earned ev- C 0 *

half their wardrooms than two or three key five hours at a time without nearly ery cent that the Government will Are we getting cur quota of sleep?
passirTg out. Do you think that 1 give them. In the second place the Every man and
chiefs, for officers are made while chiefs woman needs at least eight hours
like wearing a 22-pound brace for Government realizes that fact and or restful, unbroken sleep from nine
young people
arc born. the rest of my days? Well maybe I'll lay you two to one that we get to ten hours, and Infants twelve.

a-r you're right, the fellows from over- our bonus. Remember all of us There is no substitute for sleEp And when we
Those daring Stagecoach days of yesterday have seas don't rate a bonus. I suggest are "shipmates and we should stick try to carry on without
sufficient sleep our body,
nothing on the 12 o'clock bus that runs from Key that you read the editorial In the this thing out together." Just do mind and spirits pay the price. We become nervous, .,
West to Boca Chica. One ride on this bus will definitely -
that made me favor will ? Think
r same paper you your one you it Irritable, headachy and generally upset. More serious -
convince that a Prayer Book Is a MUST
statement in. You the one over. nervous and
and that life's dangers are no longer to be feared. written by the blind sergeant. No, A VETERAN STILL IN fellow. physical conditions are apt to

-The Mosquito I guess you're right, he doctn't UNIFORM. -The Navoid Fuze Box.


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7 September 1944 JAX AIR NEVIS Page Five

'. 1944 Times Change and So Do tpin- Ups' In W

r' tt'"lI' .- ,e r I Period From The Bustle To The B- .T Ts 1

. Vza.J

r ,ft a h.t ; World War I I
,z V j Veterans I 1917-18 1 I

Remember Reims Marne

Verdun & Theda Bara

Somehow when the drum roll

out, signalling the array of armies
ryw and navies, another parade begins
This is the parade of pin ups, not ;r, .w
military but very pretty. They' o .
don't fire a shot, nor take a single t, E

& enemy position yet their pictures'
; go forward in the pockets of
troops, in sea bags, knapsacks, in.
to the thickest of battle.

Every war since the days of the ,

t cave man has brought forth the ibveA
( pulchritudinous favorites This war
a is no different in that respect.
except that It has coined the name
'pin up girl" and carried the fet.Ish >
to new peaks
I I When "Remember the Maine"
was the slogan that swept our boysIn
? the field, the picture of Della
I Fox was stamped on nearly every
S cigarette package. The favoritesof
the Spanish-American War were
the belles of the Gay Nineties, t <
and it was Della Fox, "the girl ,4a'
with a curl," who wowed 'em a't a F ,
Della started a national controversy -
; by appearing in public in
bloomers The bloomers coveredher '%

.l. I more than adequately yet, r.S
they took off more in World War I.I ,
I The war news from Europe this 1.F 3 t y
; week brings back many memoriesto
the American doughboys and -
I gobs who fought the Germans in' :
: 1917-18-it brings back memories : -
v I lof the Marne, Chateau Thierry,
tb : Reims. Rouen Soissons!, Argonne.
Belleau St. Mihiel, Verdun and of )
Theda Bara Bebe Daniels Pearl
White, Gloria Swanson. Annette "t
i'' I Kellerman. Elsie Janis the Mack t
I Sennett Bathing Beauties and all A
the other beautiful pin ups of F g
World War I.
One of the moat popular of >'oluptuou 'Jhecla Kara of the screen was known as the "wl< k t eat woman In the world" during World War I,
World War L pin ups was Theda ___ _.
\ a S 1 Baia I Yes your Dad remembers n
A her sailors) who emerged on the La adannnaaeeeoaeeeeeeU \

screen as one of the most undraped Breezes I SALE WINDs ;
figures of the time Indeed, news g :
built her as the "wickedest a S 1
N papers up
By M. Greene
woman in the world." The g Salty Humor From :
4 Sennett bathing beauties shocked Here And There Did you know that you can j
> conventions by walking out of the c m check a sailboat out down at the
Q ene9aee9aeeeenpei7etSailor boathousefor an afternoon or evening
surf with bare backs and legs.
: Horrors': I : Say, honey, what you got cruise on the river* All you
need is a party of three or more
However, in the span from the on tonight
.. bustle' to B-17's the standard of Sweetheart: Nothing I couldn't and you can make an application
v a + out and turn It In to Chief Boat
get out of for you dear!
swain G. Nelson. If one of the
1890 members of the patty is qualified
in the handling of a boat
err your
? A German was being led to execution ,
application will be approved for a
of Russian soldiers
a by a squad
specified day and hour. A motor
7 rC '
't a bra x..4 pne rainy morning boat will take you to the mooringarea I
"What brutes Russian
L.i_ you are a sloop will be assigned to ,
grumbled the doomed one, "to
Trading the pinup parade In World War II l hs Betty Grable, rhe march me thru the rain like this" you, and from then on it's clear
girl with tttft' ,' *+Ky chns.le. "What sailing Sounds like a pretty good
you complainingabout
deal for nautical arid
? retorted one of the squad.
The Rounds With t "We have to march back."
Making !N ==

Road signs are frequently prophetic
GI Joe A Typical Nite According received
; To wit: a report
"Soft Shoulder by his column, motorist who
By- Pfc Mavnard abate I r "Dangeroud Curve stop to offer sailors a ride in frontof
LOS ANGI! LES, Calif. I spent he tells th* bartender "Men At Work" the marked-off areas near the
last week end in one of Loa Ange- I order a double shot. / "Danger" main gate-are being handed ticketsby
TeV nicer bars. I knew It was a I But Harry wants conversation : 1 "Slow Down highway police for blocking

classy' place because the floors for his money. At least he wantsa "Stop" traffic. This could be avoided if
were slanted so the blood would good ear. "Look Out For Children" I the cars were to pull completelyoff
roll down. And as I explained to I "I like to do everything I can the highway when stopping t,)
the Mrs, I was there on business for the boys In service" is his approach Navy Wife: When we were first pick up the sailors who really appreciate
You see. I was conducting a scientific "I have 43 nephews in this married, you said I had a shape the lifts.
pollan analysis of the thing and I know how tough you like a beautiful sleek ship. I
Pt' who bother GIs That's whatI I boys must have it because I once Mate: Yeah, but your cargo has Looks like plenty of the boys
toll the MPs even as they lockedme spent a summer with a circus Gota shifted. I and girls could use that $<25 first
in the drunk tank. I letter fl'OITone of my nephews Beware prize offered for the most: suitable h
Joe Is first the he's stationed at Ruptured for th /
Discharge among just today: I Advice to women workers name nllsted personnel 1
war :
barroom pests. Joe i I. a man of I Kidney, Ga, and he says .1 If your sweater Is too big bewareof recreation Ver at Seaplane Point
conscience. Since I'm in uniform that things are so bad down Delia Fox, "the girl with the the machined: if it is too if the en'/lea. pouring in at the
and he isn't, he feel its his patriotiC there- ," j I I I curl," pin up of the ]800'. vintage beware of the mactimUU.: tight Public Relations Office Is any indication .
duty to make explanation I I dozed off at this and I go Only a few days ate left
Honest, I don't give a damn. completely to sleep when he starts -- -- .- Out Of Circulation so get that entry in today. j
"I sure wish I wee back hi the mapping strategy for tM rest of pin-ups has changed as radicallyas -- -
Army," he says. the war I the first motor car to the current I A wedding ring is like a tourniquet Hard To <><>tHAn.J

"Yup," I say, turning my back 1 come to with a start some time sleek models The Pin Up -- it stops.your. circulation.. I as for gals" observedSalty
on him cordially. later when I hear something that Girl of 1944 have shrunk to mere I Sam "I like the shy demure
"1 just got out ftlK: month sounds' like "What's yours Mac *" scanties Insofar as cover goes, but xtn't Know I type. You know the kind you have t
ago after 27 month with tint but it turn out to be only a guy they have grown in popularity. I Wave Mech.: "Is my face dirty to whistle: to twice"
Infantry. I was Injured In Georgia sneezing. Harry Is gone Yes, Indeed! or is! It my Imagination?" .
when a fragment from a barf I aM I can t nurse uiy drink -- I Mech : "Your face U clean I' A young sailor on a crowded station
fit soap got on my Wt ear any longer !to shout to the bartender What Kind don't know about your Imaglna- bud arose, tipped his hat aril
and burnt a quarter-Inch hole In : "Bourbon and oda.." I There's an elderly man' tion." : offered a young WAVE his seat.
It. I wish. I wa strong and look around, but nobody reaches with many But DIItf'N".t.: I I She was so overcome with such
a looking figure.
young '
healthy like for hU. wallet. I That's
you. pay he wouldn't want his wife to see an unusual di.i play of politenessthat
," I noncommittally, This i where I make mistake Officer to rookie
"Yup say my I him with it. i during- Inspection she fainted.
eyeing his big bronzed muscular A lush slinky blonde immediately : "Don't you know better thanto She wa soon restored to consciousness '
shoulders makes for the stool nextto say: "George! Where have you point an empty gun at me ?."' i and upon taking th*
He knocked off hU drink. i mine. She I la tall and willowy, been I've been waiting for you I Rookie : "I know, sir, but you see preferred seat thanked the jailor
"Yes, sir, I sure wish I was back with big round eye and a mouth for hours." -It ain't empty" Then he faluted.H
In uniform," he says. He stagger I that I I. ripe for love. I I I whirl around in n. chair and --_ _-n-- _' _.__ ____ ._. ___._______ '"

out the door.Dh.charge. She flutters her eyes at me am blinded by a shining gold bar ENTRY BLANK
Joe i* hardly out of and I make with my favorite icebreaker ': on George's shoulder But I regain -I
earshot when Benevolent Harry : "Do you come to this my composure In time to seethe
enters. air-raid shelter' often |j blood bomber ankle out the I I suggest the following name for the enlisted; men's

Harry notices that I have been "Oh, no. In fact this Id the first door as! if riveted to hid arm I
nursing my drink, as I always do time I've ever been here. She I I forget the investigation long recreation center at Seaplane Point.................... .
around the middle of the month, turn to the bartender. "I'll have a enough to have four or five shots Mail to Box 2 PUO or bring to 1:0011220: the Public&
amt he starts : "Whas matter, Double Special Pink New Yorker'' from a friendly soldier's bottle, and Delations Office, Building 931.:)
soldier Not drinking!"" Lady Sloe Gin Flex, Al" subsequently run into the afore

I explain in very simple term "Nliwtf cent," say UM bartender mentioned MPs. ..........................................................._......................._..............
about us soldier; pay"*" and looking at .... I am happy to report that there .

e. the middle of the month We get along swimmingly for are no conversational civilian in N A),[E......................__......................... ;\A1"K_..:...,_._....::._.
He jumps Her k Harry'schance another half hour and three Doubt guardhouse, ',1 y

to be a boy scout. 8poial Pink New Yorker Lady R'"Pftnt..1 from The Y4NK. the Ann/ UNIT.:11III ........... .. .. .:.. .. ....... "' : t. .,: ; .
"Give him anything he want(," Sloe Gin Fl: w.i, whey I hear Iwr WH""y) :.:.: '
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7 September 1944

New Drill Tower Offers Sailors "Abandon Ship" Training I Lieut. Faurot

Will Arrive
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Yti ti.
Lieut. Don Faurot who will
\ coach the 1944 all-station football j
; i # team, is due to come aboard the
station next Monday, 11 September
it was revealed yesterday by
Lieut Comdr. Haskell, physical
By Edmund Walsh Y2c training officer.In .
a letter to Lieut. John Mason
Full of expectancy football pre-war head football coachat
fans aboard the Station are< I the Colorado School of Mines,
awaiting the day of October: x1I who is putting: the squad through
dally workouts on Mason Field! ,
,,7th when the Fliers kickoff on Lieut. Faurot Indicated that he

their 1944 season against the .. plans to use' the "T formation"here
University of Florida in thin falL

t Gainesville.As tLI "lie ,. M sent us some plays
in every football season, to work on and the kind of
blocks he wants us to practice
there'll probably be close games,
spectacular plays and players who ; : pending hU arrltal," said Lieut
break loose to apture grid glory Mason."I .
for the te:" and for themselves. believe our preliminary practice
In 1943 the all-station team, sessions have been in line
studded with star players, went with the type of coaching Coach
through a brilliant season, winning Faurot will employ Lieut. Mason
9 of 13 games and place went on. "We have stressed conditioning -
ing sixth among the nation's and fundamentals which
service teams.Illustrated l I would fit into any system. Now
Football, national 'Ci that we have his letter and an idea
magazine, speaking of our '42 of his plans, we will spend the
squad, said: "Jacksonville ease rest of this week working on
ily topped the records set by blocks and plays."
the 1'ensacola and Corpus There will be no scrimmages until -
Christi Natal Air Stations Over after the head coach arrives.
the course of the schedule, the I Practice this week saw the 80
I Fliers registered a total of 233 i. all-station grid candidates working
points to 76 for the opposition." out for the first time in heavy

i Last year there was no all- I. gear.
station team' the only footballon There Is still time for men with
I the Station being plated by football experience to report to the
Y |I the NATTC Air Kalders. d team. Daily practices are held
: Kingpin In the smooth and $ i from 1700 to 1800 on Mason Field.
i well coordinated '42 backfield, f s <. The gear locker is located beneath
which: gradually came Into be- the grandstand and candidates may
i : ing from men who had played check out necessary equipmentthere.
k i under many systems was George- .
I McAfee, great triple threat back The Fliers open their season Sat
of Duke university and the Chicago urday 7 Oct., against the Univer
t Bears. A s > sity of Florida in Gainesville.

McAfee, who appeared in 11 Sailors pictured here are simulating abandon ship conditions from the new drill tower at the main Negotiations are nearing completion
games, scored eight touchdowns station pool back of Ship's Service, The training is part of the physical training department's water to fill the open date which
9 and converted once for a total of training program. Upper right, Inset, Is Chief Boatswain Gustave Nelson, of the Boathouse, under remains on the Fliers scheduleand
49 points. In addition he threw whose direction the cargo nets, Jacobs ladder and the lines for the tower were made. indications are a "big name"
seven passes for touchdowns, four team will be booked for Mason
of them in the last three games Field.
against Clemson, Pensacola and O and G and Boathouse Are UnbeatenIn 29 Entrants Vied s
Duke, games which the Fliers were
determined to to make the Station Softball Playoff RoundWith For Golf Honors WAVE All-Stars Meet

season highly Seaboard Here TonightTonight

Well do we remember' some of Softball playoffs at the half-way mark, Ordnanceand F. D. Stewart, A and R, won at 1900, the All-Star
the highlights of that 42 season. Gunnery remains undefeated and appears the team to the golf driving contest held at the WAVE baseball team meets the

The Fliers trod the glory road, beat for the title. Boathouse, which has won five straight NAS course Tuesday, 29 August, I: Seaboard Railroad civilian girls'

i goal most but of occasionally the time reaching falling short.their without a setback in the playoffs, is a strong contender.A with a 235-yard sock from the team WAVES in area a game diamond.slated for the

N Early in the season, the Fliers and R and Dispensary, each tee.C. I Last Thursday, the A. &: R.
clashed with the University of of whom has suffered only one Marciniak Is WAVES W. MacGlaughlin, Physical I. WAVES played a five inning 4 to
Georgia team which was later to defeat, are far from being out of Training, compiled the best aver- 4 tie contest with Seaboard on the
go on to the Rose Bowl. It was the running. Tennis Champion age for three wallops from the same diamond. Priscllla Holman,
billed as a battle between Frankie Results of the week are: Boathouse tee, getting drives of 215 yds., pitched for the WAVES and D.
Sinkwich, the year's standout col defeated Personnel, 4 to 3, Mary Marciniak, M 1, won the 220 yds and 205 yds. to average Oswald for the civilians.
I lege player, and McAfee, the running VF 4, 6 to 1 and Seaman Guard, WAVES tennis tournament by defeating 213 1-3 yds. per try. I Hampson and Brasher with two
sensation of the pro leagues 3; to 0. Ordnance and Gunnerywon Rhoda Thompson, A. & R., A gallery of 200 people witnessedthe I hits apiece led A. & R. hitters.
from VF 4, 5 to 4 and Sea- event and listened to brief I
The game was a disappointingone 6-3, 6-2 in the final match held a
for the Flier star. Georgiawon man Guard, 3 to 1. A and R turned introductory talk by Lt. Comdr. N. C.
of the features of the Pre-flight Has Many
back Dispensary 9 to 0 and Per- as one E.
14 to 0. We saw him walk- L. Haskell, physical training
ing alone in Macon several hours sonnel, 9 to 1. Seaman Guard beat WAVES picnic last Tuesday night. officer. Grid Stars On Roster
after the game and his face borea Ships Store Ashore, 4 to 0. Docks- Marciniak advanced to the finals Second place in the distance Among the top candidates for
Ferries out T 4 3 to 2. VPB by turning back Suzette Betts,
edged ,
look which would expect. the N. C.
one Chapel Hill. Pre-FUght
R 1 6-3 and 6-0 in the semi-finals. driving went to E S. Burke, T 4,
2 decisioned Docks-Ferries 6to ,
McAfee had carried the ball five football Ends Warren
> who hit one 234 yds. In the aver- squad are: ,
reached the finals
times and had an average gain of 3, and Dispensary won a close Thompson by ages G. Mulzer, NATTC Marines Anderson, the captain-elect at Col-
6-1 4-6 7-5 Merna
0 from scrimmage. Once he one from Docks-Ferries, 2 to 1. winning over gate this and Richard Shee-
hit drives of 200, 215 and 215 year
VF 5 in her semi-
flashed around end, gaining 18 A and R surging toward the Schmeiderkamp, yds., averaging 210 yds. han, who played freshman ball at
yards and on his way for a top with big score triumphs took a final match. the University of Missouri; Center
touchdown but our blocking fail 9 to 0 game from Dispensary, Jean Browell, SSA, won the con Participants and the longest Gene Flick, who was allconferenceat
solation round. drive of each were: J. Brown, PT,
scoring five runs in the initial in- Minnesota; Backs, Otto Graham -
ed.True s 190 yds. Frank Lehn PT
=. ; 225
the Fliers weren'tsmoothly Northwestern, Stan Koslowski -
Playoff StandingsO yds.; George Gaddis, TrS, 210
coordinated as were ; John'
Buell St.
W. L Redskin Coach Is Scholar George Wolfe, TTB, 195; John
the Chicago Bears, who had and G 6 0 Alabama frosh and Frank Aschen-
sprung McAfee loose to tie for a Boathouse 5 0 Dudley DeGroot, the new coachof Menegan AEM, 235; J. Vilet, AEM, brenner Marquette University.
new touchdown scoring record in A and R 4 1 ,. the Washington Red Skins, of 185: A. Slook, AEM, 220; M. Sim- Pre-Flight plays at Mason Field
the National league the year Seama Guard 5 4 1 3 the National football league, is a mons, CCS, 190VG; Turo Med.. 28 Oct. .
I before. But they were destined to VF 4 4 3 I. Phi Beta Kappa and was a Rhodes 180; E. McEneny, Med., 200; D -*- ---
Lit. improve and did. Under the Ship's Personnel Store 3 2 2 3 scholar in his college days. Continued on Page Seven send I The Jur Air New. Home
coaching of Lieut llobbs Adams, VPB 2 (1) 2 3 -- -----
the team was well knit McAfee's by the Docks-Ferries Loft 2 1 4 3 NATTC Candidates For All-Station Footbnllr PI01''' "
faced Duke
time it Parachute 1 4
alma mater in the season finale. VM 0 12
The game was played down-
town in the stadium. The Filers nlng. Weiner led off with a home
beat the Blue Devils, 13 to 0, run. Dermott walked Beers fanned.
I with McAfee tossing both touch Pointek doubled Hendrick walked
down passes to End O'lla and Welker socked a four bagger.
gan, of Portland University.There Against Personnel, A and R won
were other moments. At 9 to 1. Regan, Personnel, allowed 't
Pensacola the Goslings and the nine hits to the winners while
Fliers were meeting in somethingmore Aiciw[ A and R, yielded four safe- :f.Nrf'a
than a highly spirited rivalry. ties. A and R again notched five [
Each team wanted to win badly. runs in the first inning. Weiner
Pensacola had defeated the Fliers Dermott and Reynolds walked.
13 to 12 In '41, the Fliers only Pointek was safe on an error. Hen-
defeat, and wanted to make it two rickson and Sweeny singled.
in a row. A win over Jacksonville Boathouse defeated Personnel,
r would salvage a mediocre 4 to 3, with Lotz pitching a three-
season hit ball game. Boathouse notchedits
McAfee went 14 yards around deciding run in the fifth In-
his own left end for a score earlyin ning when Ream and Sebastian
the second quarter. Riley Smith, walked and Busby singled.
of All-American fame at Alabama, Over VF 4, Boathouse took an
captain of the East team In the easy 6 to 1 contest. Lotz pitchedfor
r East-West game and captain of Boathouse. Baldwin, VF 4
r') the college all-stars in '36, becamean hurler, encountered poor supportin
active player for the contest, the fifth as Boathouse came
leaving his duties as backfield through: with five runs. Against
coach. With less than a minute to Seaman Guard Boathouse won ,
play before the half, Riley booted Continued on Page Seven .,: .. ,

Fliers one through led 9 to the 0.uprights The final and score the well knit as the season rolls x :J .41 ", '..'"'....-.1' ,:...... .,_. !''' '.. ,. ,...... t _#"; '1....J j

was Jacksonville, 16-Pensacola, 10 along and continue in the fine Here are the first 12 grid aspirants for the 1944 all-station football team to report from the Naval
This season will bring well tradition of our two previous Air Technical Training Center. L to r. B, J. Clark, J, Kelley, P, Cranford, A, G. Lamporelil, J. DlVlncenzl
I known players to Mason Field. all-ttatlon teams, the squads of and 0. Smith. Second row, W. Kirkpatrick, A. DuBose, D. Iluevar, B. Ilenderson, IV. Ward and L. 1ester. -
| We hope our team will become '41 and '4%. Nose of these men played es the NATTU Alt Raider team last fail,


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September, 1944 I JAX Am NEWS Pago Seven 1

\ Army-Navy Game Sets New Record Two New WeaponsTo Old Salt Says Start Xmas Mail

Is At Annapolis I see where soldiers at a big

#;: Be Unveiled army camp is beln' fined 10 To Men OverseasOn
; The Army and Navy football bucks for not salutln' officers.I .
this year will be played on sure hope they don't start
the game grounds of the United States By U. S. NavyNaval that here. Lots of sailors wouldbe 15
C'v.\ Nax1 Academy at Annapolis, broke all the time, which SeptemberContinued

"V) M fc-and, on December 2. Since wouldn't be nothln' new.
aviation is its
uS favy is the home team this ." : I 32nd this week. going on It beats all what some men can From Page One
year find to do with their Hands whenpassin'
choice of the place where the
year, which cannot survive transportation
the 31st
is to be played has been Thursday was an- a officer except salute.
game made by the Navy.Attendance niversary of Naval aviation in the Yes.sir, they can really work at to war zones.
... United States: It was founded 30 lightin' a little old cigarette, or Emphasis is being placed on the I
at the game will be August 1913 and the first Naval shirt
takin' a quick reef in their of
necessity addressing packages
strictly limited. The game will beheld Appropriation Act allocated $25- talL
'1'? under conditions similar to 000-less than it costs to train Now wait-ain't nobody said a properly. Incorrect addresses may

,>1'. those Imposed by the President for one Naval pilot today. The Navy's man's supposed to salute with hold up the mails as long as 90
the Army-Navy football game at "air-arm" started with 13 qualified his hands full of moorin' line, or days.
Annapolis in 1942. Tickets will be pilots, four hydro-airplanes and a plate of chow. But some don'tneed "Christmas Parcel" should be
issued only to bona fide residentsof three flying boats. a excuse. They just brazenit stamped or written on all gift packages -

Annapolis and residents of the One of the highlights of Naval on by. And it looks bad. .
'J area 10 miles in radius from An Ashore it makes the whole
c. aviation's birthday was the disclosure Navy Not more than one Christmas

napolis. ';3, ')'-.. t of Vice Admiral Aubrey W. look bad.'r package or parcel shall be accepted
.r None of the usual ceremonies Fitch, the Navy's Air Chief, that for mailing in any one week
and parades in connection with the Ensign Vernon B. Bennett, of the Navy had 34,071 planes on 30 when sent by or on behalf of the
Squadron VF 5, flight 554, set a
j: game will be held. June 1944 and 42,276 Navy and WEDDINGSThe same person or concern to or for
new record for the
; limitations have been imposed running speed Marine the same addressee.
\ These Corps pilots; and that approximately -
agility course the physical
b. in accordance with wartime training department's strength 100 carriers are now formed following at Station marriages chapels from were August per- Prohibited articles include Intoxicants -
necessity for economy. A principal tests for student officers with a 'in or nearing action." Besidesthe 17 through Sept S: inflammable materials
consideration was the desire to mark of 26.2 27,000 tonners, these include August 17: James John Lee and (Including matches of all kinds
seconds The prev- Roberta Maude Wolff August 26:
avoid any unnecessary burden upon ious mark was 26.4. Ensign Ben- nine 10,000 Independence class Charles William Meagher, Jr., and and lighter fluids), and poisonsor
transportation facilities and to dis- nett took third in the 100 yard carriers, and Increasing numbersof McDonald Alida Dyi; Woolard'David compositions which may kill
non-essential of 4,000 to 5,000 escort carriers. and Paulette Sept. or Injure an other or damagethe
C\ I co ,rige use gas- dash at the Penn Relays in 19.13and 2: Lacey Abbott and Lena Mae Carter'Jones : ,
D (j and tires wan varsity halfback on the Before many months two 45,000- William Plckard I and Hilda IIoll i malls. These are unmailable.

'=- 1913 Chapel Hill, N. C. PreFlight ton "battleship carriers" will be Hamilton; Edward Jerome Noe andLaVera Addresses must be legible, in
Worthay: Harold LaVerne Ka-
Harder Received : eleven He attended Red added to the fleet. lousek and Marjorle Marie McCrory; typewriting or Ink. Copies of sales
Cpl. Bank, N. J., high school. The Essex class ships carry Dwight Blblo Byrd and Katherine Evelyn slips of retail stores should not be
more than 80 planes, bombers and Saltry. used address labels.
:All-Star Game Award Sept 3: Webb C. Ball and Gloria as
I fighters; the Independence class, Smith; Sept. 4: Jack Lanier Wilson andMary Parcels for Naval personnel, including
'" Cpl. Marlin (Pat) Harder, A11.a Army Will Build more than 45; and the "baby flat- Jane let : Delbert t.N5 tin:; the Marine Corps and Coast
:American football star at the Uni- tops," about 21 planes. and Beverly : :
Jones and Virginia Hodgkins."Ie Guard, should show, in addition to
of Wisconsin in 1942 and
versity ,
"The year just closing was a the name and address of the sender
now stationed at the U. S. Navy Sports Program
year of spectacular achievement CommercialsFOR the name, rank or rating of the
school Athens Ga. last
pre-fllght ,
which saw Navy wings
addressee, and the Naval unit to
received the "most fly Camp Newspaper Service
week valuableplayer" SALE
bridge the broad Pacific and
car- which he is assigned with the Navy
Pre-war blonde solid mahogany: arm-
i trophy at the All-Star Brass hats in the United States ry the war against Japan to the> chair-style Emerson combination radio- number assigned thereto, or name
game in Evanston, Ill. 'I Army have become as sports con- very threshold of the enemy," phonograph Like new. Changes 12 rec of ship and fleet post office

l Named "most valuable" for his 'scious as Brooklyn Dodger fans. Admiral Fitch declared. ords., $275 Several cash.modern See Mrs.recordings Crews Included 1412-A- through which the parcels are to

performance in the 43 contest. And from now on you're going to During the first six months of Charles St.. Jacksonville. be routed.
Harder made a special see a lot of sports activity in the the U. S. Naval WANTED
appearancelast year, aviators 193G or 1937 model car. Will pay Parcels addressed to Army per-
week at the Chicago Bearsvs. Army-both within the U. S. and maintained a better than four to cash Call Tony Phone 597. sonnel should show, in addition to
college all-stars game to receive abroad. one advantage over the Japanese Room for 5 riders living at Beach- the name and address of the sender -
to the War fourth duty section $12 a month. See
the trophy. According Depart- airmen, having destroyed more Pfc. E. Erdmon, NATTC Postofflce. the name, rank, Army serial
Harder is now a rifle range and ment, the Army is planning to than 2,300 enemy planes as against number, branch of service, organi-
drill instructor in the Marine spend about $20,000,000 on sport- 560 U. S. Navy planes lost in zation, APO number of addresseeand
i Corps. ing goods for GI's during the com combat. Quiz Contest the post office through which

Last year he finished the season three ing year.times This the amount outlay laid is almost aside The Navy Department, In an (QUESTION. -..uvr..ONPAGE ; the parcels are to be routed.

with the pre-flight gridders and for sports equipment last anniversary statement, pointed out 3) Owing to the great distance this
is expected to compete again this The Army also has set up a that the development and tactical ANSWERS: mail must be transported and the
year. employment of fighter-bombers, handling and any storage it must
command to its
-t new special sports carry in order out to night fighters and rocket projec- 1. General Dwight (Ike) Eisen- undergo, it is absolutely necessary ..,
tiles were the of hower commander of Al-
among highlights supreme that Christmas parcels or packagesbe
J 0 and G, Boathouse Are place the training more emphasis of )soldiers.on sports in the year. lied forces. carefully and securely wrapped.It .

"Long before another anniver- 2. "Yankee from Olympus" by is recommended that in addi-
Unbeaten In Softball the way the WD ex-
Catherine Drinker Bowen
,, plains its new plan: sary rolls around, Naval aviation ; tion to the address on the outside
Continued From Page Six "Hitherto, exigencies of combat will be hurling at least two more "Time"Strange for Fruit Decision", by Lillian by Sumner Smith; the complete address should also be
new weapons against the foe-a shown on a sheet of inside
training have necessitated em- paper
3 to 0. Lotz the Welles "A Tree Grows in Brook-
winning pitcher, twin ;
fighter a scoutingsea the parcel In order to permit Iden-
and Turner the hurler each phasizing physical conditioning lyn" by Betty Smith and "TheRazor's
losing with plane of unmatched speed and ; tification of the addressee in the
competitive limited to
four hits. with games Edge" by Somerset Maug-
yielded Busby two "
range, the Navy di-
hits led the Boathouse. leisure time. As the tactical sit- Department ham. event the outer wrapping becomes
uation improves, Army planningcan vul-ed. torn, mutilated, or destroyed in
Seaman Guard 3. Russia, Japan, France,
triumphed over transit.
be expected to encourage the ain and Italy fought with the Al-
",J I Ships Store, 4 to 0. The winners natural desire of the soldier for Four Days Remain lies while Turkey, AustriaHungary Use of Money Orders: Postmasters -
piled up four tallies LA the fourth
competitive athletics. should recommend the
and Bulgaria sided with Ger- to pub-
In "Name" Contest
frame. Roberts and Phillips each
% lic the of ordersto
use postal
=- many as members of the Central money
got two hits for SSA while Mc-
Continued From Page One Powers. transmit gifts of money to mem-
Cullough and Lawson had two for O'Doul HasA bers of the armed forces outside
Lefty 4. Kaiser Wilhelm.
Seaman Guard.O along any wrappers, box tops, or
"reasonable facsimiles." If you can 5. Kerr, Okla; Warren, Calif.; the continental United States. With
and G won 5 to 4 over VF 4. Sense Of Humor not obtain an entry blank, simply Arnall, Georgia; Green, Illinois; regard to cash remittances, patrons
Two 0 and G runs in the third jot down your choice on a piece of Martin, Penn. should be Informed that at many
inning, their fourth and fifth, decided By C''amp Newspaper Strike paper along with your name, rate, I' 6. Farr, Mann, Thomas, Schmel- places where such forces are stationed
Lefty O'Doul, the man in the
the contest. Shields walked. suit and unit and send it along. Neat- ing, Lewis, Roper, Galento, Pastor, there is a local prohibition
Condo singled. Augustine was safeon Kelly green is keeping his I Burman against the importation of United
San Francisco Seals in second ness does not count-entries will be Godoy, Paychek, McCoy, ,
an error. Doyle walked. 0 and judged solely on the basis of origi- Dorazio Simon, Musto, Buddy States money, and It could not be
G also beat Seaman Guard 3 to 1. place in the Pacific Coast League nality and suitability. Baer, Nova and Conn. used if received. However, domestic -

Condo turned in a six-hit twirling his standings pitching, despite staff has the been fact torn that During the past week scores of 7. Government Issue (GI). postal money orders can Be>
performance. 8. A. cashed at APO's wherever they are
entries received the
were by Pub-
to shreds and
by war war plants. 9. It would indicate the approachof located, and they are paid in local
Docks-Ferries won 3 to 2 in 14 The other Sunday Lefty's best lic Relations Office testifying to
innings over Tt.. In the final pitcher, 32-year-old ex-Giant Tom the interest shown in the projectby hurricane winds. foreign currency at the rate of
10. Life, Liberty, Time The Na- exchange in effect on the date the
Innings, Crews was safe on an er- Seats, finished his lobster shift at all enlisted personnel on the ,
; ror. Roberts walked, and Hampton a Golden Gate shipyard at 6 a. m., i station. tion, People, The Independent. orders are presented.
singled home the winning run. drove to Sacramento and pitched Contest Judges are Comdr. John Jt| i

Jarzynskl, of T 4, hit a home run both ends of a double-header for Raby, station executive officer;
with Townsend on base, in the the Seals against the Sacramento Comdr. Edward W. Mahan, station 30 September Is Lt. Guenther Attends

t sixth inning. club. The kid won them both, too, welfare officer: and Comdr. Fred
VPB 2 (1) beat Docks-Ferries with a double shutout. H. Gage, yard officer and first Shore DeadlineSeptember WAVES Tuesday Picnic

d 6 to 3, as Lee pitched a beautiful "Take the rest of the day off, lieutenant. Lieut. Hilda Guenther, who recently -

three-hit game, getting 12 strike- Tom," cracked Lefty after the sec- 30th Is just around replaced Lieut. Gladys Price
outs along the route. VPB got four ond game. 230; N. Myers, SKV, 200; H. Step, the corner, and it is a significantdate as Administrative Officer of the
runs in the third Inning. Elder "=!. PT, 210; H. Wheeler, ARN, 225; to the Navy's enlisted per- WAVES here, was introduced to
walked. Shaw was safe on an error R. Forsberg, Welfare, 200; V. sonnel who have been ashore since the WAVES by Lieut. Edith Stal-
Stubblefield walked. Haney 29 Entrants ViedIn Gregory, PT, 230; E. James, A and January 1, 1942. lings, head of the WAVES of
and Davis singled. Curry filed out. Golf Driving R, 210; and W. Brandenburg, A BuPers has ordered all such personnel NAOTC, at the monthly picnic
Dispensary edged out Docks- and R, 225. to be transferred, not Inter- Tuesday night in the WAVES area.
Ferries, 2- to 1. Shrout, winning Continued From Page Six Four entrants, G. Root, TTM; changed or replaced, by September Sport talks were given by both
hurler, gave up six hits. Roberts, L. Olson, Dent, 215; B. J. Dillon, W. Welch, CCS; H. Evans, and J. 30 to the receiving ship or receIv- Mrs. Stallings and Miss Guenther.
losing pitcher, was nicked for four TTB, 215. Jaffore, AEM, were disqualified ing station for general detail. Miss Guenther, following her
hits Cienl Blick and Hillmer were Others included: D. MacGregor, because their drives went out of Only exceptions are specialists talk, presented the spring softball
l""""' "g hitters for the winners. S-10, 220; W. Starke, Operations, bounds. and hospital corpsmen. pennant to the A. & R. team.


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?ag: Eioht CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS 7 September, 1944

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Editorial Offices I I tr Supply Sallied

Personnel Telephone Relation Extension Office,8885 Bid;. 13 PUBLIC : ,II

The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax Air

w, News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's WORKS By Lucite Temple ,
Civilian Employees and I is sponsored by the Leap Year! Wedding bells! "And it shall follow as the night the

Employees* Aiftoclation for Civil Service Employee Ceolle DevenUhWe day-" etc. At 4:00: o'clock Monday afternoon August 28th'rlOrt
II Officer By Tompkins, daughter of our own Lt. Tompkins, became Mrs and
William 0 Klnoald, President Phillip D. Myers, Treasurer are glad to welcome back 1 I Strunk III at the Euclid Avenue Baptist Church. Watching t ung
A Polly Vetter. Secretary Mr. Garth, head of the Electrical bride in all her frothy white It would have been hard to picture her

1>I rector* Department, who has been ill for at work at a typewriter In Inspection Report Section! The picture

George H, Martin Mell C. Jackson five weeks He and his wife, who I, must have been doll like with two such fragile girls as Marlon and

Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Wood also had an operation, returned --- -- her Mald-of-Honor Vivian Ocskay

Phillip D, Myers Kenneth D. McDuffie from Baltimore to find that threeof centering it. With the aid of L H.
Daniel R. Whlddon- William O. Kincaid their neighbors were preparing ./ Welch as best man and ushers
Polly Vetter dinner for them. What a wonderful I / Candler Watkins and Kenneth M.

New' Reporting| Staff surprise But, after all, that's Jensen, "Pop" Tompkins says he
Assembly and Repair: what we keep telling\ you about I managed to give the bride away

J Maintenance .... .........................._......,............,...........Walter\ Riviere the South. Forest Woods, also from V with his whole "I do"! Of course,
Accessories ... .......................................................... ...VV. T. Martin the Electrical Department, has he says he practiced for two weeksto
Metal and Machine .......................................Thelma E. Register been assigned temporary duty at be sure to remember his long
g Engine Overhaul ....................................................-...Lillian Llndaey Hollywood, Florida. He says its a discourse but that is strictly "off
Progress ... .. .................................................................Tom Quinn nice place to spend a month, if the record"! The reception was
I Aircraft Overhaul ..........................._.......................,Amelia Drawdy you know you are going to be gonea rheld( at the Woman's Club afford
Interim Overhaul/.............'?...........................................Laura Adams month. But, thinking only to be ., .) ing the young couple their opportunity
Production Eng..Don Ragin there a day or two Forest took t. to make, the usual "get

Production Control .....,...............................................Pa ttie Bennett only one shirt. Now what In the ; away."
IVb Employees ...............................................................Adeline Joels world is he going to do? s I All the family was there; the
Inspection and Survey: Frank Adams, who has been the brides family from New Jersey -

Aircraft Overhaul ....................................:"..........Muriel E Mitchell head of the Architec ural Depart- .> ... and the goom's family from Key

Supply Dept .......................*................................................ Ruth LoveA ment for over three years, is leav- I I Weal, which made It clearly understood -

A R. Depts ......................................................Ruth C. Ralsch ing this week to go into his own .__..TJ"L. .! ._ to all that now It was
Sara Verner business in Jacksonville. We wish \Ir. and MM. toward .k

Priscilla Glenn you loads of luck, Frank. Mr. "I'm really quite slender. It's III !" Incidentally this rKI
Van of the Mechanical De- of her only daughter'I&C8'
Public Work Dept._.....................................................Audrey Womble partment Wagen, wants, to know why some i I just that I want to keep all I on Mr. Tompkins birthday.

Cecile Louise Devenish Abraham oT the "boys" didn't come down to my War bonds from getting ,' A few days ago Frances( Dudley
his home at Green extravagantly dropped dime
Supply Department ........................................................-Llsette Temple f Cove Springs I looked." 'the civilian a at
_, I to fish with him while he was onI lunch counter and it
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I his vacation. Guess its because no I rolled under the counter. The near.

Inspection And Survey Department one else had a vacatfon. Anyhow, I Shop 20-B eat thing to a retriever that Frances
t I bet they're sorry. saw was Martin Of fen burg who
Lt. Armbrust. Resident Officer- obligingly dived when she asked
Machines & Accessories
Metal Div. him. As
In-Charge of Drydocks, is recuperating Shift: fitting reward for his
from a slight operation. We : chivalrous act ( and after a little
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Ruth C. -- -- -
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hope you will soon be feeling bet i' By "Slim" Tyler more scuffling) Martin beamed up(
A CHALLENGE TO ALL Interim OverhaulBy ter. Pat Dunn, Secretary to the at her" with the tidy sum of $1.21
/ This reporter has an item that RoinCC, has returned to her ofI I Chief Jordan Is leaving this week ''on his outstretched palm! All thIS
she would like to bring to you rest of the day Martin went around
Laura Atlanta fice. She was called home ( St. for overseas duty We are goingto
the kind permission of Mr. asking "Can I do a good deed for
with Louis ) suddenly due to her moth- .
Elsie Dunlap leaves the latter mina him very much. He was 1
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f Marvin Odum Senior Inspector In ers ill health Pat. we are glad you today. Mister < You have
t your
part of this week for Sumter S. C.
well liked by all who came In contact Mr.
\1 the machine shop. It is the story* to bring her children back to Jacksonville mother Is better and that you are I ', to thank for that,
who is carrying with him. His friends little news item! ,
.t of a swell feUow for school. The children I back. Helen Thompson, Public many i ,
1 on day in and day out. doing his have been spending the summer I Works Personnel has also returned. here wish him well He left with J j' "rVacefol Valley" (Mr. Schra-

bit. as an Inspector. You'd never months in South Carolina. I I|' Helen, .we are very happy that me this parting message : "The, Uer's little monarchy) Menu to behaving
know by the ever present smile your mother is better, and able to a little blonde trouble.
I An leave has been :
emergency thought that I have In mind'
of patience writ- my When
and countenance granted to Jessie O. Thomas, in come back with you. I ', inventory time comes around.
ten on his face that Marvin lost after" serving two years and eight the main trouble
I seems to be "who
order that she might be with her Laurie Rosenburg Public Works
brother this war. I months aboard this station, and I 'I. "
j,, his during getting nowhere the fastest?
mother, who i is ill. I Mail Room had leave last week '
.. Yes. Marvin's brother, Joseph very having given the knowledge I have s'Rupert Brown
I ( Rip or Clyde
I Carl Law spent last Frl\ 'y and and is now back sending the mall
enlisted in the Navy to the bestI Whitaker
Odum acquired personnel as : ?
Roy Competition that is
Saturday at Camp Blanding and around again. He said he had a I
June 20, 1934 and was one of the i could. It is with the deepest regret storehouse-wide makes it a tough,
reports that he has been acceptedfor grand week. Did you do any fishing
the U. S. S. Meredith that I leave fellow
crew of my men> though doesnt it. boys"I
induction and is now awaiting Laurie'Lt. I
which was sunk by the Japs at his call. I| Comdr. Thouren is back from and brothers. However I shall I | One day recently a handsome
Guadalcanal. He was reported make an earnest endeavor to .
I perform young ensign made his dramatic
Ruth Bailey and Eva Suggs Davisvllle where he paitlcipatedin
in action October 15, 1944. I have here. With ,,
missing overseas as i into the third floor maim j
were among those absent on account i the Reconditioning Courses We
After .continuous investigation, he 1 i best wishes to all my officers, office looking for his sister (un.
of illness this week. Glad to are glad to have you buck, Comdr
declared dead on October 16 I brothers and friends." Chief Jor-
was see that they are back at their Thou ren suspecting soul! ) and found to hid
A 1943, and was posthumously stations. I We heard that one of our officers dan.The I amazement that he had a whole
awarded the Silver Star and the Your reporter goes to Georgiathis was caught "short" the other boys on C shift says someone i:I office full of "sisters"! That is,

Purple Heart. The medals were week-end to bring bark her I morning. May we print the story t played a joke on them by ,,, those who could easily have been
sent to Marvin's mother, who re- setting their alarm clock thirtyminutes talked into
i I being his sisters! Ft*
daughter, who enters Junior High as we heard it, Comdr. ? Or will
here In Jacksonville. fast in the barracks. Re-
rides sally, one was singled out and
this term, and her young son, who you tell us all about It? Speaking
In the that occurred sult thirty minutes lost. : Minnie
engagement is in grammar school. of being caught "short," Audrey sleep They Lee Goodman from Per
the and the Americans I said it wasn't
between Jeps funny though. J Section was the favoredone.
Thelma Young Is on leave for Womble has been noted taking a
off Guadalcanal, the Captainof ,I J. W. Martin spent the weekend she
Only really is his I..terfA ?
if an operation, and we all hope to very sudden interest in food points '
the vessel was killed and Lieut. ( in Atlanta. Me brought a Versatile Fellow
have her back with us soon. I and coupons. When asked about
C. J. Bates of Monterey Park, large watermelon back for the Mr. Fell of
I Requisition and Order
We ''It, she blushes -
all regret to learn of the a lovely PINK.What's .
California, took over. In speakingof boys on K shift After Hiking: the Section
'I being an actor
death of Mrs Ruth Brown motherof ? Scrambled
i cooking Audrey
that there melon it treated he ate It
Odum, Lt. Bates said M good < remember him in last season's
J. T. Brown Jr. of ?
one our i eggs
was a picture etched In his mind all himoelf. Martin says this Isn'to Little Theatre Production : The
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popular workers in I. O. 1-- ,
that he would never forget.As I' Mrs. Brown younger passed absentees who are away from their however. Thanks for the nveloii. Male Animal :? ) is also a horseback

the boat sank, with the wa- '' 22nd, and "Pete" has away the August sincere work for purely personal reasons, i I !Martin rider. He's just had a tour- ten swirling all around Odum. he sympathy of us all I I and not matters of urgent purport. I Dan Gunter says he hasn't been vacation in Neville. Georgia and
continued to fire his and as fishing lately. Says his wife has : tells
guns Deficit to* of OH Absentee : "One It is true that there are a number having made an eightmiletrip
the water closed over his head, he I who is absent or absents himself ; of "legal" reasons for absenteeism, I him In the dog house and won't let to do some shopping in fiftyI I

t went down tiring, still at his post. purposely from home or duty." Ma- ; but they" seem to be greatly I him go for awhile. five minutes! When asked for results !
These merciless Jap Zero fighter jor General Lucius reported beforea I weighed by w ;///uJ out'I I -------aHere he maintains, "Everything' I

k pilots even fired upon men in the Senate War Investigating Com- which we cannot in any Rosy"! On Wednesday, August 34).

water trying to reach life rafts. mittee recently that production of clude illness, authorized leave, etc. I And There Captain Kinnard said his last good I
The heroism of Odum was Immortalized some of our vital war items has It is up to each and every one of I byes to the officers and civilian
February 1944, with dropped to an alarming us to see that this is stopped. supervisors before leaving for hU
the launching of one of the Navy's He blames shortage of labor degree.and Major General" Lucius said that"recently" Inspection And Survey Pacific tour of duty. It was hard

s" newest destroyer-escorts, the U. S. I optimistic war news, which has I the United States was for anyone there to remember a
S. Odum, at the Neville Island dulled the sense of This I able to provide only "one-half the Department Aircraft time when the Captain had been at

R Ship Yards of the Dravo Corporation reported wonders if urgency.quite a bit I quantity of 155 mm. ammunition Overhaul DivisionBy all hesitant about anything he had

/ Pittsburgh, Pa. I of this could not be blamed on the requested by a theatre commander to say but this time he was. In
I It was at this time Marvin Odum I i in a landing operation." Another I fact many wondered If he would
I Muriel I:. MitchellJohnnie \
came east to Join his mother, who ups_ aknost every morning for limbering occasion, he said, was one on which I manage to begin through his
2 christened the U. S. S. Odum with up exercises This same I the United States had to turn down I Stancil, after a long choked-up first attempts. He said
d' the traditional bottle of cham- : man challanges anybody to outnumber 'i "an urgent request from the United !struggle, made the tire rationing that everyone" had done his job t<*

pegne. I his record. There is a Kingdom" for 1,000 one-ton bombs, board see things his wayResult-- such an extent that all he had had
We have been fortunate in having ; chicken dinner involved. So let's I I "because we knew we couldn't j new tires. Only two, but he'll go I to do was to "sit up there and

Marvin here among us. He was I have some newcomers. For name make them." This problem belongs back.We sign .papers and be a big bear just
head Inspector at the Torrence I and address of this man, see Mr. to all of us, and after reading the ,I II miss our old friend, Vaughn to keep everybody alert."
Plant, Pomona Pump Company, Charles Sexton Shop 27. I foregoing, we should realize that ,:> J Dekle around in 37A. He's on his Next week we'll tell you .. m -

Division of Joshua Hendry IronWorks I Monday morning, the Monday : there are many ways in which we vacation. thing about the unique partygiven ;.
at Torrence. California before morning designated crowd was in can all have a hand in remedying I Brown and Patterson Siamese for Mrs W. D. Gardner
coming to Jacksonville to the the office for our first meeting. I this serious situation. When you twins in Shop 39, are still Siames- (Sally to you) who ..... ..
k .Naval Air Station. I This is a new feature in our de carelessly leave your button at I Ing. Always where you find one, we'll also tell you .ll"n.Ie'
Marvin, It was swell of you to partment. It is for the purpose of I I home, It means turning back for you find the cither one. biMlnerts that Donald ] Ik
consent to let us reprint this account : airing out anything that wle have I,i or going through the routine It'l Mr. and Mrs. Gideon Fespermanhave from Accounting I.I engaged In.
of one I know you loved on our minds which we want to ask being identified at the Main Gate. decided to settle in Florida lli. generous offer to print;
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: of us to carry on our jobs j prove very beneficial, I'm sure, to many have felt that they "may just I Beach. Mrs Fesperman is the Inspector "'RK1: :: Is Included In that story;
and do them the very best we our department.The I I as well take the day off," as go in shop 14. Mr. Fesperman which will unfold next week'>
can. Although we don't wear a I following U a little poem I through all this trouble and lobs I is In toolroom No. 1. Front Mrs. McKenzie In Purr

smart uniform and "martial mu- thought you might enjoy. i. of time. This means the loss of Marguerite Dixon, Inspector In chase we learn the thrill of bring
sic" doesn't ring In our ears, as i JUST A WORD OF KINDNESS I seven hours of work against one or shop 32, who has been to the Mayo reunited with a loved one long
we punch the clock at the end of Drop a-word of cheer and kindness two hours of delay, and when this Clinic under observation for a .1 absent! Her son who( hat been in
the day, we are doing our bit as Just a flash and it is gone; I in by a number of em- couple of weeks will be with us the Pacific aboard a minesweeper
shipmates. We are all Just ordinary But there's a half a hundred ripples means days and weeks again before long. I for twenty-eight month la coming
'y Americans working for the Circling on, and on, and on. of work lost. I wish I could get some news home for a 30-day furlough before
"7 sime goal, to have and to preserve I Bearing hope, and Joy, and comfort, I We may not have a hand in actually from Smitty in Magnaflux. He's going to a submarine school at
our good old U. S. A. I On each splashing dashing wave, ;1 manufacturing the guns and : always at school or just steppedout. New London, Connecticut.
There is something being playedto Till you wouldn't think the volumeOf other vital mechnalsms of war, but He's worse to catch than the Frank Spears from the OfficeSupplies
the tune of "Marvin May Go I the one kind .word you gave. we do service the planes which are I greased pig they had at the Aircraft storeroom ostensibly wentto
i) Back To California." Let's hope )I needed for training the men who Overhaul picnic.No Alabama on his vacation, but
l not. We would hate to lone sucha Drop a w.ord of cheer and kindness, will use these devices, and thin, to news from Mr. Fowler this how did his footprint find their
good inspector. In a minute you forget, the writer, seems very important. week, and no applicants for the way into Colorado loll ? And what
One item was turned in last week I But there's gladness still a swelling. Let's all think this over, and makeit band. Mr. Fowler wants horn blow. passenger agent got him home
which I failed to print Sorry! for And th-re'4 joy a circling, yet; a matter of personal pride sad era, what' the matter boys no Remember Peggy Bryan In Shipping
nt\y->ne that has been doing any And you've rolled a wave of com- feeling wind ? Use some of that hot air. ? She huM just recently had!
bragging about how many "pu h. fort It will\ be good for you and we like to resign because of her mother'sillness

ups" he can do, I would like to Whose sweet music can be heard Bay, BuT W. B.0 ..- to We hear It. Horn blowing, I mean. Her Section gave
advise that in our department we I Over mile and wile of water: have a ntw messenger, a black leather handbag to, /Jm-

hive 'a man that, doe sixty push- Just by dropping one kind word Bye, Bee Fr&ed
did you notice

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1944 CIVrt} N JAX AIR-.NEWS NEWS : Page Nine

I A And R Accessories, Division 1 Mali-Pint Riveter Feels At Home In Wing Of SBD

HIlda n. .Whlte --
aid of these instruments it took me .
It's very remote being here, only a second to get the plane -? ."
working on airplane accessories, righted. But by the time all this
overhaul, and repair while the ace"'l had taken place, we were lost. It r.N

results of our work are 8t p. was then we learned the value of a

from us by thousands of good radio set. I tuned in the radio
miles and endless chains of events. station
range at our home field,
That's why, particularly whenwe're worked an orientation problem, and
tired and fed up with it all, flew in 'on the Beam.' Luckily, we
it's so hard to get and retain the 1 broke into the clear about ten

light attitude towards what we're miles from the field, because our
accomplishing or falling to accomplish fuel
supply was getting low. We '
in each day's work. did not have enough gas to fly to '

Instrument Mechanic Learner another airport. We made a good

Edna Skinner received a letter landing."In .

from her brother, a pilot in the I I my prayers that night I gave

Army Air Corps, which spans the thanks that all my Instruments had

gap between here and over there I I worked properly that day. And
that It puts her righton
*o effectively who was responsible for their
the battlefront. This Is what working properly? Not me. I know

he wrote : I how to use them, but I don't know 6
"So you are now working on exactly what makes them tick. Who >

aircraft Instruments. Well, that's I then? It was the civilians, the men
fine. But let me tell you one 'or and girls like you. They, maybe
two things. There will be lots of I don't know how to use them, but I I

good boys up there in the blue I they know what makes them tick ,
whose lives may well depend on So that makes us a team. You

the Very instruments you are work- : keep' ua lyng.( I suppose you are
ing on as I write this. Your's wondering why I bother to write
an Important job. Never halfit. you all this. Simply this: I wantto ";l-,
S Never say, 'That Is good impress upqn you that you, as ,,,,'0'
enough' unless it is perfect. I an instrument mechanic, have an

"Only today one of the other important job in this war. As long
pilots was telling me of an incident I as you do your work to the best

In which a flyer tried to landa ; of your ability, not just once in awhile

P-38 in which the air-speed Indi- I but all the time--you can

cator had gone out. Witnesses who I know that you have done your

raw him crash on the runway testified part. You won't have on your con- "
that he was coming In at science the memory of some poor
about 275 mph. He was evidentlytrying I guy who cracked up because his Provingthat being tiny Is an asset rather than a liability Is Mary Lou Caincross, 20->ear-oUl riveter

to land the plane hot in I instruments did not give him a true in the fuselage shop of the Assembly and Repair Department. Mary Lou capitalizes on her size her

order to keep way above stalling indication of what was going on an she prepares to do some riveting in the wing of an SBD, which Is too small for an average-site person -

speed. Sometimes it is very difficult t with that big hunk of metal he to occupy.Mary .

to judge air speed within a was flying through the air. Remember

safe margin. I don't know what that." Lou Caincross Is Only 4-Feet-Six:
was wrong with his instrument, INSTRUMENT SHOP NO. 16

I but perhaps if whoever worked on I If Walter Grundmann, AMMlc.

it had taken a little more pains has been seen strutting around But Size Is No Liability It's Asset
with it, a LIFE and a plane would more than usual, it's because his ; ;

not have been lost. 13-year-old son, Wallen, has been I --- ----
"In the fast, high powered planeswe here on a visit. Wallen arrived I Who said short people were handicapped at a Jacksonville movie. The tiny apertures in a plane's fuselage -
have today, a pilot is only as here by plane from his home in I II fact that he was 6 feet 2 Inches to see her scurrying underneath -

good as his poorest Instrument. In New Orleans, and was immediatelytaken t "We" could cite Napoleon to I II tall didn't faze her a bit, Neither the neatly lined rows!! of
the old crates they used to fly it I in tow by his dad who introduced that statement, but in- it seems did It bother the planes without even tilting her
may have been possible for a pilotto him to each and every disprove stead "we'll" tell about Mary sailor who wasted little time in head. But now they have all accepted
fly by the seat of his pants- I sailor. Wave, and civilian in the Lou Caincross who has turned her' making Mary Lou his bride 'II her as one of them, and

or, in other words, by feel. But no A. & R. and on the flight line. It j! pint-sized 'frame from a liability I I The sailor was stationed here at Mary Lou's scrambling goes un-
more. Now days a flyer must have was the boy's first time in Florida, Into an asset. 'I the time, and he and Mary Lou noticed. Now and then a new-
a good healthy respect for his i i who Is native Jacksonville girl comer spots her wriggling into an
so the visit was spent seeing Jacksonville I I Mary stands just 4 feet 6 inches a
plane. He must appreciate whatit I Beach and the Atlantic from the ground. When you see made plans for returning to his unbelievably small opening and
can do and its limitations. And Ocean, Silver Springs, and St. i her she much smaller home town of Charleston West' stops to watch. Aside from that.

what tells him these things? I Augustine During his visit Wallen i: People have appears kidded Mary Lou all I Virginia, after the war. Then he she's just another girl in the de-

You're right. His instruments. During I stayed at the Panama Park homeof her life about her size, but Mary, I received his orders to the south partment.Those.
instrument flights he must' Mrs. Ruth Jones, who works on endowed I with a cheerful disposition : west Pacific area. Mary Lou decided In charge: however, view
trust to his instruments. It is I electrical instruments. laughs it was high time that shP"dropped Mary Lou as a boon. Riveting
which is infectious, just
only right that he be able to know '; I her role as housewife and : machine In hand, her ability for
in her
Estrella, Katherine Brant with twinkle eyes.
I Betty merry almost
Into these hitherto -
that have had the best maintenance in war plant to help squeezing
they and Mary Markham have been Almost two years ago when 1 got a job a hall
and repair. her 18th get the war over a little sooner places
the "B" shift horizon she was just past
transferred to I invaluable Previouslya
"And don't think one instrument Lou met a sailor i so she and her husband could get made her
Peacock of the trainee'sline birthday, Mary
line. Claire his
Snore Important than another. I on with their plans She chose the' riveter had to stick arm
They are all important or they spent several days in a dentist 'I air station for her first try at war Into the space and do the workalmost
would not be there. It is true thatJhe 's chair in her home town of M & M DIVISION work. I blindly. Mary Lou, Inside -
Adel last week. Of course, what she is
lowly Free Air Temperature Georgia I The interviewer at the civilian' can see exactly
Guage Is only a thermometer, but she managed to see a little of her employment office at the main gate doing.
brother. Bill, an Army Air Corps j I Mary Lou has a baby daughter.
a whole bombing mission could depend I A&RDelui leaned' out over the counter one
upon it. On some bombing Cadet, home on leave from Turner morning last July and spied Mary Mary Ann, born last October 29th.

missions the whole flight drops its Field in Albany. Thelbert Harbison K. Register Lou standing on tip-toes. "I'd like Her mother cares for the baby ....
does. I of the trainee line also spent the diminutive while Mary Lou does her riveting.
bombs when the lead ship to apply for a Job.
The Bombardier in the lead ship some time in the dentist's chair We are very glad to see Frank applicant said with uncertainty in i "Oh I like my job just fine."

makes all the computations, etc last week, where he underwent a Raymond back on the job in 23A her voice."I Mary Lou will tell you if you ask,
"Major Operation." ; Mr. Raymond was on three weeks'sick "but I'd rather keep house for my
whether we can
Now, suppose his free air I don't know I
losf and I
his tonsils
' ature guage were in temper-I I Alice B. Thomas is having funI leave. He he's use someone so short," came the I husband any time. We've decidedto
he made these computations. If he with her sister. Lt. Mary Rled gained a wife so we think I prompt reply. make our home in Kentucky,

were trying to place his bombs on Barbee, of the Army Nurse Corps, doing all right. Good luck and best I But Mary Lou looked so anxiousto right near the West Virginia line
ten day leave from wishes to you both. seemed ter- but of course that will be some
a pin point target while doing home on a to be do her bit, and so
synchronous bombing, he might Camp Wheeler. Ga. W. A. Shahan, 23 Sub. is very sorry I ribly disappointed at the likelihood time yet."

just as.well have dropped his Seaman 2c, is back on the horizon losing Norval Hugg.River He is NAS transferring In I of being turned down, that she was I Mary Lou's Just 20 now, her

bombs In the middle of the ocean. line, after having taken a 17-weeks' to Patuxent here given a chance. Two days later she sailor-husband's 21. Both of them
Tho' the lives of the pilot and I course at the Navy's instrument Maryland. Mr. Hugg came He I was in mechanical learners' school. I know what they want, and both of
John W. An- last December from California. them have set out to get ft. Mary
clew may not depend Immediately school in Chicago. Three weeks later she was assigned i
G. B. Hutto, John F. Onstott has been a Civil Service employeefor in A & R. Lou's not doing bad. She has al-
en that one instrument, thousands drews, to the fuselage shop
lost Ishmell have just com quite a few years. time for her fellow ready acquired a 6 foot 2 inch hus-
c>f American O. I.'a might be and Hugh the Patuxent It took a little I
asset to
later because that target was not pleted an instructor's course. will be an Station. I' workers in the shop to get band, a 10-months-old baby, and a
In- River Experimental the of Mary man-sized job. It looks like she'soff
knocked out. I Cleo Goff in the electrical Gore back accustomed to sight
"Last winter another pilot andI strument section, is very happy after Glad three to months.see Mary Mary Lou crawling into wings and other to a flying start.

were making a cross-country about the fact that her brother, I III
couldn't stay
flight We had finished our mission Goff, a Corporal in but she resigned'i
Louis Heyward I all these fine people out Production Engineering .1
II |
and were heading back to the Infantry, has been home on a A. & R., so she came back to
our home field when we ran Into 16-day leave. He has returned to work. Mary was working in 23B

a front. Boy-o-boy The weatherwas I I a Tennessee hospital where he will and the Pattern Store Room before I By J. H. SilverWell
terrible. I was at the controls be operated on as a result of a she left: now she is in 23 Sub I here it is, time to write Welcome to the Engineering Di-
In the seat. We dropped Africa. R. Orville vision, Mrs. LaVelle Cole, may
pilot's in
wound received and that shop wishes to welcomeher. another column, and news is scarce
down to stuff but I' returnedto I' stay in our division be a
get under the Belote, AMMIlc, has as usual. But here are some thingsI your
ran Into the heaviest rain I have the fold after a course in a Mr. Jewell in 23A has been found, that are somewhat inter pleasant one.
ever seen. We tried to climb above Philadelphia instrument school. to be with his I I Don Ragin, who used to write
i called to Waycross esting.
Jt but the plane we had wouldn't the "B" shift I this column has transferred to
I Bill Cusano on mother who is very ill. We wish Engagements and weddings are
! IB* that then could Atlantic City Radio Radar Division, lots of luckon
high. By we horizon line was in her a speedy recovery, and hope few in our division, but Cupid has
rdly see our wing tips. We were I for a couple of weeks. to see Mr. Jewell back in the shop : scored again and our own Wave your new job, I hope you like '
both new pilots-not too experienced I I ORDNANCE SHOP NO. 15 soon. I AMM3c Lena May: Carter, and It. There are nice people working

-but we weren't worried Kid" Hill adds six inchgiil" E. Abbott are engaged there.
four feet AMMlc
I Clifton "Captain That "little Lacy
(yet). You it had been only I Say, I have an idea! We seem
excitement to living as a member we've been seeing in the and that certainly is a ,
two days since I passed my instrument I I of the riot squad of the Florida Fuselage Shop, is really not a beautiful ring that Wave Carter is to have quite in a few division camera: mind-How
check and got my Instrumentcard. State Guard Troops. Louise Bran- "little girl" but Mrs. Mary Lou showing. Soooo, wedding bells are ed people
sort of Camera
But now the blue chips were don has learned the hard way that Caincross. She is very proud of not far off. Congratulations, and about forming a and civil-
down. It was to me to get Club, officers, enlisted,
up my last
rings and jewelry of most every her nine months old baby daughter may your future happiness to
neck back on the ground safely. type Just do not fit in with work and of her six feet two inch forever and a day. Lots of luck ians, and going out together
"Well, we kept on our course in the southwest Division. take pictures at the beaches, parks
husband from the Engineering
around machinery. sailor
etc. When we do take pictures,
hoping we would break out of It. shock when our own
But not so. It became worse The shop is running its own story Pacific.Mr. tells me she Is Did I get a Lasseter who worksin show them about. Would be fun,
demure Jerry
Contestants are Mr. and Chapman don't think? Let me know,
About that time I noticed the carburetors derby. I fine Job, her small A. & R. laboratory, showed me :you
Mrs. Red Martin doing avery
were Icing up, choking off Mrs. Cox, Mr. and her to work with her rapacious creature huh 1,0
enabling captivated
Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth, and stature Welcome back from leave,
the fuel supply to the engines. I in close places which are that she feeds and plays with. your
guess you know what warned me Mr. and Mrs. Boyle.A. ease difficult for larger people.We Yesterday she was carrying it on Miss Boyet, we do hope you had a
cf this danger. Yep, the engine Mersereau has been welcomed very I wonderful vacation.
wel- off if
extend her a hearty her shoulder The pay you
instruments While I was workingat back after having been away at all it must bring alive Good luck, Willie Shows, AMM2c,
the carburetor heat controls to school studying (censored) at come. to hear that want to to see feed,this you ferocious crea- on your transfer. We are all sorryto
melt out the Ice. the plane went South Bend, Indiana, We are very sorry fly see you and your kind of humorgo.
F. Perritt is ill, and Joe, ture. What is it? Oh, I didn't say;
into a steep spiral. Not being able o R. C. Copeland a few months ago Mrs. Joe the will soon well it's chameleon, an insectivorous It was always enjoyed, do not
to see the ground, I did not know proudly strutted up to his wife we sincerely hope Perrltt who is lizard. lose it, and write us when you get
:Mr. ,
the altitude of the plane In relationto on her birthday and presented her be up again. Orlando settled.
went to -
it. But looking back to theAr1rument with a gift. Upon unwrapping the employed in to, be with Mrs. ing Christmas packages to the Mr. Pardue, who is sporting a
panel, I Learned that all package it was marked plainly, by plane boys and girls in the service over- wrapped up thumb, which he says
..8 not well. This time I was "to my wife on her birthday." Now, Pe ITItt, welcome Viola S. seas. Let% don't forget them, they he received playing baseball is
warned by the Flight Instruments his fourth wedding anniversary is 27A wishes to are looking forward to those cig- quite on the ball but last time out

the gyro horizon, the needle and coming up ,and there is much speculation Nesmith all to remember the shop.Let's that September arettes, toilet articles, candy and the ball was on him. OUCH,.my
ball the altimeter and air-speed on how he'll handle things thumb]
j 15th is the date to begin mail- stationery.
indicator. Needless to say, with the this time.

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: PRESENTSa 5 Veteran Back s Ramblings i

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Recently returned from R/I}
} Bj Herb Johnt, Jr.
After an absence of a year and s lough:

a hall :Marine Sergeant Frederick ) ,1 rr-'i ( 4nV Sergeant Wilbur Franks,
E. Betz 20, baa returned to his USMCR, NCOIC, LSMFT. HQ,
NATTC alma mater for a post MAD NATTC
reports many"cl1aD
graduate course in Ordnance. The his home town Newark,
experiences the young veteran has M New Jersey. After greeting his
had since his first tour of here
family, he phoned no less., than
would fill a volume although the
40 of his pre-war buddies. Not one
most harrowing and thrill-packed of them was at home! all In the
details must for the present at Service.
: least remain in the :Marine Aviation -
flies marked "Confidential. Proud but nevertheless lonely,

This much however can be told, Franks decided to visit Weequahic
After graduating from Ordnance Park, well-known Newark playground .
School here and later Gunnery and bat a baseball around.

School at Yel- Imagine his amazement when,
low Water, Sergeant arriving the gate, he was greet-
Betz was $ eel by two uniformed, armed
sent to the Re- In step and !. tune Ute NATTC Student Band parades la style guards! Muttering the Sergeant
placement Can_ down a Training Crater boulevard. The rgantoatlen Is rated high automatically fumbled for his LD.

ter at Miramar, among student bands throughout the (_Db,., Chief Musician F. A.StaDb. Card. Then suddenly wakening
Calif" where he "" at left, Is In charge of the unit. The dram major Is G. M. Fagan from his pleasant homecomingtrance

was assigned to AOMUe.Student. be shook his head,
overseas duty. out his chin and demanded th.

a n Ordnance- Band Comdr. SwansonIs derously, "Wottinell goes on her
man. He spent. The guards were polite but firm
about two sr_t- Bets and patiently explained that in
New Senior
months with his Has 70 MembersThe the Marine's absences the Park
Islands, put.ling -
outfit in the Russell I had been turned ova to the United

to practical use and to good Navy Student Band was Dental Officer States Army and had subsequent
the knowledge acquiredat
Maria >I ote* advantage started back in the fall of 19n. ly become a Hospital ReplacementCenter.
NATTC"That i Comdr. A. )of. Swanson, (DC)
The auditorium will rock and was good duty, alright" At that time it had about 25 or 30 USNR is now Senior Dental Officer

roll tonight to the music of Count the wiry lad relates, "but I craved members from the Aviation Ma- f at NATTC, replacing Comdr. Not at LSMFT an like an NCOIC or
I even an was very
Bern Vici and his all-girl orchestra a little" more action and excite chinists' Mate School and Aviation James L..Townsend, (DC) USN small voice with which Sergeant
I ment. Metalsxnith School. In time its I Entering the Naval Reserve in
an organization that has Franks emitted an even smaller
I He got more than a little of membership increased and the Aviation k February 1930, Comdr. SwaD.lOf11 "oh"
gtamor as well as rhythm I
both when he applied for and received Radioman School brought in assumed active status in October -
The count and his collection of a transfer as aerial gunner I; a lot of new members and is the 1939, and was raised to full Commander -

pretty musicians will put on two a TBF Squadron operating in i i only school left of the original in August 19i2 i
shows starting at 1800 and 2000 the vicinity of New Hebrides. Six I! three to have members in the Band. I He was stationed at Pearl Harbor 1tilw
and several vaudeville acts also weeks later his plan. piloted by'' By the spring of 1943 the Band at the time of the Japanese 4f f

\ \ will be presented. First Lieut. Lester V. Swenson, was increased to 50 members attack on 7 De- 4J

1 Movies round out the remainderof USMCR was shot down Betz burned the The Band is well liked by all the comber 1911, scand '

the week's entertainment program only casualty was slightly students as wen as ship's Companyas also was .
with a new dramatic film and cut about the arms and face. it helps build morale and plays aboard the Sar-
Almost two months after being;
"Dragon Seed showing tomorrow for smokers shows, boxing and atoga during the
at 1730 and 2000 "Dragon Seed I reported missing Betz reported to wrestling matches, class gradua- campaign fort t

,, is a story of China under aggression ,' a hospital in Brisbane Australia tions and parties and military drill h e' Solomons. '
for treatment for malaria. Fifteen 1
and stars Katharine Hepburn as well as monthly inspections. His assignment _tit
later he boarded a PB2Y for ""
and Walter Huston It is days before
reported Special liberty is given to all mem- coming 1
k to be a picture of vast proportions Pearl Harbor changed planes there bers and it gives all students who to NATTC was "" 't r' r(
from the record-sized sets constructed and flew on to Oakland, Calif., interested in music at NAT and :
are or play an
for the filming to the where he transferred to still an- DC. Camp Elliot -
instrument to continue such whileat I t"
world-sized theme it dramatizes I other plane bound for Washington, NATTC San Diego, : s
6'I I D. C.In. C lit. Comdr. Swanson
Chief Musician F A. Staub is
Washington, there ensued
Comdr. Swanson has the Amer
rh three days, crowded by sessions in charge of the Band and is
ican Defense ribbon with star, the .
with of Intelligence Officers largely responsible for the increase I .J'
groups Pacific theater ribbon with two
} and highlighted by an in- in membership. Even though some major battle stars and the USNR .
formal interview with :Lieut.-Gen- of the schools are not here any- .
j I medal for over ten years good conduct -
eral Alexander Vandegrift Commandant more he can still boast of 70 mem ,
of the Marine Corps. bers today, consisting of students "
J -h 1u I Then came a well-earned 30-day from the Aviation Radioman :!. t\
Y furlough and a needlesstosayhappy School, Aviation Electrician's Mate Horary CrowdCAMBRIDGE Pfc. George Herbert Fish Headquarters .
homecoming to his parents, School and the Aviation Ordnance :Mass Horsemeat jeep jocky, found his beloved
School. with onions has become a Chicago the same liberty
Mr and Mrs Rolland Betz, 6291E.
/ ArdmorE Drive, Cleveland. Ohio. -- -- favorite dish at the Harvard University !: hound's paradise, as he had remembered .
Faculty Club. More than it.
Sergeant Betz reported to Ad-
vanced Ordnance School here about Flying Suit Features 100 pounds of horse meat is con- "Nobody would let me pay fora

+ two months ago with a recommen- Built-in sumed each-week./'. thing," he grinned gleefully.He .
dation that he be retained, following Tourniquets was however, fascinated by
completion of the course as an Washington (CNS-The Navy Girl Friend( Pouring a drink one innovation. The "Little Boys'
instructor. His fine enthusiasmand has designed a new flying suit for an S2c) "Say When Room" in his favorite night spot
ability added to his wealth of containing built-in tourniquetswhich S2c-"Oh anytime"after the first'' had been recently equipped with

/ practical experience qualifies this serve as a possible aid in drink's OK with me red and green traffic lights. Georgeand

I fighting Marine to carry on in the control of bleeding among his brother Milo, an Army
the excellent manner for which wounded pilots during combat. He : How many drinks does it sergeant spent several gay hours

NATTC Instructors are already According to the Navy, the suit take to make you dizzy? scampering in and out of the door
r noted. has four adjustable tourniquets, She: Two, and the name is Daisy just to watch the lights change
-t one in each arm and leg. The not dizzy. *mmi A former Chicago taxi cab driver .
L *
I tourniquets are self-locking but Pfc Fish, had it all over the
gal I may easily be released by slight Buy, Buy BondsOr kid brother, when it came to beat

Bernl VTcl's DrummerThe I SK-V SCHOOL pressure lock. on a tab mounted. on the Bye, Bye Freedom ing the signal.

schedule (at the NATTC B}' B. W. Wallace, Sic Silly maybe- but something-: to do
auditorium) : Tonight, 1800, on a rainy afternoon.
The new class of Aviation Storekeepers BULKHEAD
2000 Count Bern! Yicl' and his bells
S3: arrived a few days ago Wedding rang a cou
all girl orchestra. of weeks for
pIe ago Cpl Jerry
Friday, 1130 2000, Dragon and we find that the men are, for
Stahler the lanky judo instructor,
Seed, with Katharine! Hepburn the most part rated men that
who took Christel Jensen of Jack.
Saturday, CJypsy Wildcat, with come from Naval Air Stations and : '1' --
sonville for his mate. hail
Maria Montez and Jon Hall. bases both inside and outside the .
from Tamaqua Penn.. where he attended .
Also United States. 11'J
Sunday, 1500. Hangmen school before
high joiningthe
Die, with Brian Donlevy.( In the class Just graduating, we f Marine
Sunday, 1800, 2000, Bride by note with interest that there are .+ "' Corps.
Mistake, with Laraine Day and no less than FIVE CPO's, makingthis .. Jerry is six feet two in his stockIng .
Alan Marshall class, S2, quite a dIstinguishedgroup. r --( /A\ feet and tips the scales at two

Monday, 1800, 2000, Bataan hundred pounds While attending
1,, with Robert Taj'lor. The boys in SKV school have Tamaqua High School he played a

Tuesday, 180ft, 2000, Soul of a been enjoying the facilities of their mean end on the football team
Monster, with Rose Hobart and new clubroom in Barracks :53. It ways interested in sports, .
Jeanne Rates.Wednesday. was 'made available last week may be seen any morning of the'

1800, 2000, Greenwich through the efforts of Lt. Comdr week, tossing the football around
Village with Don Amethe: Held, Officer in Charge of the the parade ground with the rest of

and. Carmen Miranda school, and contains all the com- the judo boys.BigFooted.

tf forts of home, including a "juke -- --
box," ping pong equipment, tables
Recruit Was Navy and easy chairs. It is proving a Seabee
popular place for the boys to
Ring Champ In '37 gather. taD x Gets Wooden BrogansSouth

Upon due investigation, we find
Arthur Saxell, who this week that Class S3 has a number -of Pacific (CNS-A sad
w began his trek through training at "notables" among the group. One sack of a Seabee here was walk.

NATTCTs Recruit Training Center, of the SKV-ites, J J. Toohey SKlc, ing around barefoot for weeks because .
t probably won't have many difficulties has been located at NAS In Key no one could supply him
as far as getting along with West for more than a year. An- with his shoe size-a neat 145.

his fellow trainees is concerned other "Irishman," W. D. Flanagan, 11 His problem was solved by tHe

Back in 1917 Saxell, then a SKlc, hails from Cuantanamo Bay, Q Sx natives, however, who built a pair

private In the U. S. Marine Corps Cuba and he has many interestingtales /5 for him out of canvas and woods

I won the All-Navy Welterweight to tell.

Boxing Championship, and became As you can see from the above, "Well, doctor, how's the patient
the fourth Marine to have won the some of the SKV's have gotten today 1""Coming'
All-Navy belt in the history of around quite a bit. As for Instance -: along nicely. This

fleet competition. It was the first Oscar Nelson, SKlc, who ,a a morning he took a turn for the
time in 11 years the corps had has been with Fleet Airwin 15: nurse."

been so represented. for quite some time. Among the .,I

Saxell recently enlisted in the places he's frequented are Ascension Shore Patrol: "Caught on a park'
Navy after working as' a machinist Island in the South Atlantic bench, eh? What's your names?"
the famous "Island of Birds" which "Ben "
in shipyards and drydocks on Sailor: Petten.

the West Coast, for 18 ;months. Continued on Page Eleven ; "See anything you'd like, sailor?" Wave: "Anne Howe" I
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Canine Aircrewman In Aleutians AEM Students Learn By Doing Jacksonville Man

I Sights Trees And Goes A. W. o. LI t. : Fills The Bill At

.- I F4
__ I Ir'
I 1----
} seemed like his nervous I
"system couldn't stand the shock or( Three Corpsmen Recruit Smokers

seeing all those trees. He jumper I!

cut of the blister when we landed, I Most of the thousands of men

ian off into the wood barking : Have Toured War w who have gone through the Recruit

and we never saw him again. H I Training Center at NATTC will

just went completely nuts!" I Areas In Pacific remember a Jacksonville civilian
who helped relieve the monotony
T. W. Cain, ARMlc. USNR, and I I # ,4 ea of their training, He' Jack DEw
ARM2c USN. thin Up and down the Pacific From
D. L. Bennett, who has brought to the center lit.
describe the reaction of their air the first!' invasion and the taking' +
I I erally hundreds of actors and entertainers -
crewman dog: upon seeing his firs of Guadalcanal in the Solomons
since the camp Wall established !
800 hours through the action of Glou' 'A'.x ,
trees after having logged Cape here.Whenever .
patrol duty in and around the center Twenty-four months of I
.Aleutians') barren terrain. duty with the First Marine Division I I those at the camp
have been short on entertainmentfor
During Cain and Hennelt'stour as medical corpsmen Thatis
I II a weekly smoker, they've turnedto
record of Chief Pharmacist
of the Alaskan area, their "
w fh.r Jack Dew to fill the bill, and
had two canineiMVMColK. I Mate George O Ladue S. Golden. I II
patrol squadron far officers there he's never'let
so lay
Ic and Harold
Smith .
Both loved to fly were i them down." Many times he
Ph.M Ic now attached to the
rated little, wore d'C"fll1I bhli'li
and of entertainers have
and flight gear, and |,o..MeNedofficial I Dispensary' at NATTC. 1< been the group scheduled fare for the
I The First' Marine Division has :
service and health t
and in human
evening a friendly
Sticklers" for naval tradl- been famed. in communiques and
*. kind of way Mr. Dew has "em-

llf.n right to the letter, they best sellers' and ceed" the shows and made the"boots"

could both Mow their hare of ,- e the Navy corps- much happier.

I+err down the hatch, too One In
men went every Its probably natural enough for
now' at a Florida naval bane. with
r him to do things like that, althoughnow
foot of the
M. mauler and the other, way demonstrate their
ac- Aviation. Electrician's Mate student rmiAt his main Interest-at least in

online to JarrettM probably exposed ability to actually do the job. Here students are shown paralleling a business way-Is in promoting

still running around In circle to enemy. generators on a tent stand In the general electric ahoy Sea It.. t products of Southern Dai'rles
gloating over All ItIO..e irrr w --- --
*' fire and bombings In Jacksonville, where he is
c>n that damned island! NAVAL VET JOINS
Vital Part OfElectricity public relations counsel. For many
"Well, there was an armed Jap admlnlll-j I DISBURSING CUEVThe'tew..t years he was associated with the
Ighterwln<< Cain upon being tering late Billy Sunday ex-ball playing

queried about his Alaskan activities I { wounded and I In I addition to NATTC'SDisbursing evangelist who a generation ego .
Chief Ln lue
other than that of training < setting up field filled tabernacles from one end
Office is C D Blue
flying toga "We were out In two dressing stations where needed. I War RecognizedFrom of the country to the other and

PBY's on a routine patrol whenwe During the first days of occupation Acting Pay Clerk, who comes directly had repenting sinners "hitting the

unidentified on Guadalcanal the medical successful effort here from fourteen months
sighted an ship man's first sawdust trait" by the hundredsand

After losing sight of It at least a supplies of our to create a machine that I of duty in the thousands.Mr. .
dozen! > times In the heavy overcast would fly electricity has played a t" t South Pacific I Dew wan. a singer with

we all at once came out of the forces' ran short vital role and with each new step : with Acorn and : the famottft evangelist. Get Mm

clouds light over her. She was a due to the sinking In development of military aircraft 4' Casu Units In a free moment and he can

Jap alright and lost no time incutting as one of the most potent of It was while regale you with numberless talesof

loose with everything han- I of a supply' t r- _. all war machines electricity has 'w+ he was with a the evangelist and Homer

dydidn't hit us because we were ship by the Japanese made the improvement and increased Casu on Bou Ilodeheater who for many years

too clone for her to get our range, lethal power possible 31 gainville his unit I was Mr. Sunday's trombone |play-I

but the concussion almost knocked and captured Electricity primes and cranksthe i supported the I log long' leader.So .

itt out of the sky. We climbed back J.p supplies engine and ignites the fuel air group that it's natural enough for Mr.Dew .

up into the clouds and called the such as ad- \ charge:: it pilots the plane when pounded Truk, to like crowds like to help

trace. which sent out five B25'a.They SNnTTiolilen desired: through the compass it Rabaul and Ka- make people happy, and to put

did a beautiful job of skip- heslve tape, ss- guides the pilots flight: through C. II. Blue vleng. Enteringthe I something over from the stage.

bombing and 12 minutes alter the plrin and peroxide were used to the many instruments it tells him Navy September 3, 1919, Mr. ', nothing, however, in meet 04

glnning of the attack the Jap advantage by the corpsmen until If all Is well and gives warningIf Blue has a service record of 25 people's makeup which makes them
could reach them.
waa sunk. our own supplies! it Is not. It operates the turret willing to return again and again

All battles are not won with All three wear the Presidential and fires the guns: it releases the years continuous duty He wears to the same stage and help enter-
and the American Defense ribbon,
for the
Unit Citation landing
powder and shot, In the opinionof torpedoes and bombs in proper sequence tain a bunch of young men. In
American Theater ribbon, Asiatic
., Bennett. "Due to lack of ade defense of Gu d- and timing; it operates retractable Mr. Dew's case however It's been
ribbon with two stars, and theGood
"tr. quate-repair parts and facilities at landing gear and performs going on for a long time.
the of the show. alcana! In addition other functions from Conduct ribbon.
very beginning up many I Before the war-and even now -
thete." He says, "we were flying ... to the ribbon I controlling propeller pitch to light- Mr. Blue has! been assigned to he could always be counted upon

-.rjg: rttl of the P-Boats with ply- for American Ing the wing and taU lights NATTC as Assistant to the Disbursing by various organizations in Jacksonville -

1 wpod bottoms in them. One of I This complicated electrical system Officer.The to produce a show whenIt

these in which I happened to be defense and of the modern war plane\ --. ----- was needed. He's one of> those

flying' wasn't doing so well after brought the demand for men specially I because
+ the Pacific the- first public showing of a fellows who does it just
trained to service the com-
several rough landings. What likes to.
looked ribbon with networks and electrical collection of 100 paintings and
like our last landing and ater plex wiring
t weeks he hit
of Naval medicine will A couple ago a
en the bottom of the bay under a major battle devices. drawings In his whenhe
"high" presentations
good many feet of icy water at Tl. iL Smith "tars' Chief La- The Navy recognized and met open at the National Gallery of brought out Connie Haines, radio

that-was averted by our first ra- Silver this demand for highly trained Art on September 10. 1944 where and film star Last week, he came
,dknnian.w ; .' due was also' awarded men by establishing\ a new technical it will remain on view for four with another bangup show for

.p."JI" ;Jl6j had a large auppiy of | en. Star for his individual action while school the Aviation Electri weeks. After the closing on Octo- up the recruits--even though he and

,ellt" sbosrde and an rttet kept under enemy file on Guadalcanal. cian's Mate School at NATTC. to ber fcth. the collection\ will !be: sent the entertainers had to reach the

'.;, ..iH'rvln-.r'.uhnlttlnJ[ the ,Mater LH'tue Is from Jacksonville, Fla.. I I provide Intensive training in all on tour throughout the United stage from the improvised dressing!

.' he ;r.ft''around jabbing pencil Golden from Tampa. Fla., and I aviation electrical circuits and Stales rooms in the barracks through JI
into the hoUn thing for iin Smith hometown Is Dunedin, Kla. I I
Lucky equipment, with the exception of I __ bit of rain. Topping the bill ua
'', he dlifa't run out of |IH'n&'llll." -* I radar and radio. At the same timea i Juliet Mastry who quickly caughtthe
and football
CHin and Bennett were members rate was Cl'eat..d--th. of The Army Navy
Personalities new vocal fancy of the boys!: with
this will be on
c>t one of the original sqiwulronsto Aviation Electrician's. Mate. game: year played. the number of selections. She currently -
Ten of the United States
From Pane the
Continued grounds
see service In the Alaskan theatre I,I The men to be trained in this Naval is "emcee" in the Rainbow
right after the war there began probably seen pictured 118'' Academy at Annapolis
you've school are' carefully selected from December. 2. Since Room of the George Washington
Maryland, on
: in earnest' with the Japanese an island paradise ( but you might the thousands of Navy enlisted Hotel.
home team this
the is the
about I I Navy
attack on Dutch Harbor. "We ask him what he thinks
personnel for their mental alertness In the course of their former
choice of the where the
took our PBY's north with skeleton that) and also he has spent timein year place
and aptitude. Past electrical I Is to be played has been three weeks and now longer train-
crews," Cain "and established Rio de Janeiro In South America.\ I game
says the Recruit Center
experience is not a necessary requisite made the Ing periods at
what in those days passed The SKV's not long since formed by
I -- in fact the Navy prefersto there probably isn't a platoon
for an operational l base at Cold baseball team, and Just a few teach these men everything they which has been mustered' in here

Harbor Many f us had no conception days ago had their first game. They will be required to know, beginningwith In an Towa town a police car was that ha.'n't seen Jack Dew ;.rd!

of whirl our duty would belike played the Aviation Radiomen of the basic theory of electricity stolen from the jail gaHf eo. Noneof been grateful) to him for being (n

and I guess it's just' as well. Barracks! 1 --and while they don'thave by Navy methods, which Include the policemen were taken the scene

What aerial we knew much to say about how that I .
gunnery : visual aids and manual instruction - ---- --- ----
came from what little they had first game came out---they do rumor -
I Upon completion of this course Thrushes Warble At Smoker
ten: able to give us as we were that they have a topflightpitcher.
which tequlies several months, them..n
flying in PBY'a at Alameda, just ,
are qualified as Aviation Electricians -
felting acquainted with a plane I Last Saturday evening the Storekeepers -
Mates and sent to Naval
"Judging from what we ve seen seemed to be particularly !
Air Stations, Hedron and Casu ttI
since we came back aircrewman ambitious at least the clothes line
units'!, and carriers, with the rev
limning has certainly progressed In back cf) Barracks 32 was particularly 1 I W.f _),
in a couple of years' What we heavily loaded with the spon"lblllty of keeping In perfect 4 .
the electrical anti
ikl, learn-and in a hurry- was results of their efforts At Just' ;1 systems
devices of our war planes, that we
that In trying to fight fast, heavilyarmed about that time a memorable rain I
Zeros with slow not soitavtly storm came along. Apparently it ,I may continue our air superiority
hold- I With the creation of the Aviation
armed flying boatswelad was more than the supports
to work as a real team. Evry ing the clothesline could stand. Electrician's Mate School, the Navy

,- man had to do his Job, because Anyway down they came, and the 1 has an entirely new trade to 4{

he wasn't given a second mourning and gnashing of teeth offer its enlisted. men And one

chance to prove his ability. I guesswe I could be heard far and wide. And I which will be an Integral part of 4r
learned it pretty well because Sunday morning the washing all the great future of Naval aviation ?

while logging several thousand had to be done over again! i I ---s-

hours with the SKV-Ites.
patrolling flying mall haul- So it goes 1"h'Ular.
Ing cargo, strafing, bombing, and !. --- 1 I
I I One of the men In barracks 8
ducking Into the nearest cloud to t The Jap air force at Tfollantlia
i had all his teeth pulled recentlyand
avoid Zeros, we lost only three was wiped out. Box score for the
I Is impatiently waiting for his i
planes. One cf these crashed due American flyers : Innumerable

to mechanical failure, and the other hits, no errors and nothing left Navy issue ones to be made. Sev
two ran Into mountainsides ba 1! oral nights ago he woke up In a {

while flying In the everlasting fog I on t' __w_ cold sweat after dreaming that 1a

"I remember the plane that I The pllmsoll line Is a load! line I his dentures! had been fitted and) on '1

crashed In the bay very well. I on British merchant vessels indicating peeping Into the mirror to see how

was supposed to be In It. but was legal limit of submergenceby they looked he saw' on each front

sick that day and didn't go out." of tooth the Navy fouled anchor and
weight cargo. the letters USN In neat silver In-
Tt you don't like to take a bathor -

shave," states Bennett, "that I attacking, and we followed l them I lay. ___ Lr4J\

early duty of ours up there was the : doing rescue work."

stuff. We lived in tents, and most I Cain and Bennett are tempo- Here's Hoping
cf us grew beards Shaving In a rarily at NATTC In ARM School I Bedford, Inch- Greater faith In '"
tin hat In cold) water was too much additional training to fit advertising hath no man than the Bright spot In many a "boot's" life at the Kecrult Training; Center
I taking at I the smoker heM at the boxingarena and one
rouble and besides we were too them for NATS duty. Each wears author of the following classified NATTC Is weekly
I American advertisement In the Bedford of the men who hay helped make those occasion happy ones for the
busy flying, We worried the hell the American Defense!, I' .
out of a lot of Jap shore Installations theatre, Asiatic-Pacific, Letter of TlmesMail: "Notice: -Any amount recruits Is Jack Dew, center, Jacksonville businessman who frequeatly

shipping, auks and radio ComraeBelatloD Presidential Unit of money sent to me by anyone at get together the seta that are presented at the sraokert.

I' shacks for awhile until the Army Citation, Expeditionary and Good'I any time will be greatly appreciated. Juliet Mantry, left Ut week captivated the boots with a number
.f vocal selections and Gloria Monks right won them with several ,.
came In with Its B-24's and B-2ft's. Conduct Bars besides CombatAircrewman's I sure need It. Bert Phlpps,
I I I ... ..
Then we let them take over the Wings Route 5, Bedford. .

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Page Twelve NATTC t .JA \AIRS EWS. SECTION 7 September, 1944


"Lissen, Ya Big Lug" Championship Wrestling Bouts Tonight;

---T- Boxers Go Into Semi-Finals Friday Night ,

Sixteen wrestling finalists will go to the mat tonight W$

battle for the winner's cups in the eight weight classes, while

tomorrow night 32 hard hitting survivors in the NATTQ

boxing tourney will swap blows in the semi-final round.

TTCenerus4ee This double header sports at*
traction will be held at the out.*
NATTC Gridders door Navy arena, starting at 1930

I 3 on both nights.Eliminations'.
i r Work in the grappling;
I Rough ; tournament have been run off dur..

ing physical training classes, an
: Schedules ListedA the cream of the crop will show
Qi tonight. Matches are for one fall
with a five minute time limit.
for each
nine-game Chief Norman Hansen will be the
of the four teams in the NATTC
Despite a scarcity of big-name football league was announced this judge. Championship cups will bft
players and uncertainty as to the week as 150 gridders got downto awarded to winners and medal to
strength of former grid power- the serious business of practicein runners-up in the eight divisions
+ houses, the great American gameof preparation for opening gameson Winners in the boxing semi-fi
football faces a banner year 28 and 29 September. nals tomorrow will meet in the
as it prepares to enter its third Complete football gear was Issued championship round next :Monday
R, wartime season. to the teams Monday, and night. Winners will receive golden
t+ Roughly, collegiate teams come the players, already in good physical gloves and second placers stlvj
: w rt o under two classes, the "haves" and condition, now are concentrating gloves. The finals are slated t
the "have-nots." Teams in the latter on the fundamentals of the 1930 at the arena, but in case "
classification will be composedof game. rain they will be held in the au.. .

,., s 17-year-olds, 4-F's and Service Fifty-five candidates turned out ditorium.
I dischargees and will play a brandof for the M.A.D. team, giving Coaches Fists flew fast and furious in
ball more or less equal-to that Pete Bellani and Chet Hallskl preliminary rounds, held last
of good freshmen teams in the the largest squad among the four }'rldayIonday and 'ednesday.A .
"You shouldn't oughta have done it," grunts the belligerent little; prewar period. The "haves" will teams. Mentors Huge Smith and large crowd sat through a
referee to Big Tough, shown at right. Big Tough has Just tied have it, thanks to the Navy. Theyare Charlie Pethtel welcomed men drizzling rain Friday and sawa
Little Tough, on floor at left, Into one big lumpy knot. Loops more the institutions fortunate in at the Ship's Company drill, while good show In the opening
like a granny than a square knot. You can see that the remorseful having Naval trainees, from whicha 34 players reported to George Keb- round.
Big Tough Is quite a man. Look at the garden patch on his chest. wealth of grid talent can be ba and Sam Crandell, coaches of Two TKO's were scored in the
You may see these figures "in person" on Lt. Roy Womach's desk : drawn. the combined school team. Twenty- 11-bout card Buddy More, 140, the
in the Physical Training Department The Navj's policy of permit- four gridders signed up for the favorite in the junior welterweightclass
) ting trainees to play was a great AEM squad, coached by K. C. Miller I stopped D. L. Lee, 138, in
TTR Softballers Defeat Bks 70 boon to football last 3'ear. A and Tuk Baxley, and a dozen the second round, and C. R. Hol
number of colleges that droppedthe others signified their intention of comb, 143. TKO'd E. E. Shreffler,

In Battle Bks 18 Wins sport now hate seen the playing. Under present plans, I 141, in the first.
.fi 16-lnning ; light and again will field representative squads will be limited to 25 men I In one of the best bouts on the

\ elevens.In at the start of the season card, Jack Pippen 143, outpointed (
1 Two stubborn softball teams, eliminated Bks 53 by 6 to 5, Bks the value of theNavy's At a meeting; of coaches find H. P. Curtis, 139. Curtis put up a
TTR and Bks 70, who led the field 75 won by forfeit from TTQ, Bks
the grid officials List Friday, It was decided game fight but couldn't quit
In the first week's play in the II 3 whipped Bks 68 by 3 to 0, Bks Street and policy Smith's 1914 Football game that games Hill be governed match
NATTC tournament, tangled in a 52 downed Bks 74 by 9 to 0, TTT by National Intercol- Pippen's skill.
Pictorial Year Book "College In another stellar match A. S.
head-long collision last week, and defeated Bks 53 by 9 to 5, TTN says legiate Rules Under these regulations ,
been saved the
football has by LaChappelle, 143, entered a bid
> when the smoke cleared away, eliminated TTHD), 11 to 9, and passers! inust be at least
TTR held a 4 to 3 victory after a Bks 16 won by forfeit from Bks Navy from the Junk pile of non- five yards behind the line of for recognition In the junior welter
essentials scrapped in these war group by displaying excellent: formto
;. thrilling 16-inning th e-hour 75. scrimmage.Each .
take decision from T,
The the Navy playedand a R.
pitched battle. The double elimination tourneyis team will play one gamea
sailing along at a fast, smooth will play this season is of Lewis. 144.
Center Fielder Nebbs singled, week from 28 September to 24
stole second, and romped home on pace and probably will be over inestimable value to the game." November. The contests will startat A. W. Fox, 150, established himself .
-. Short Fielder Morrison's one-bag- within 10 days. The season will Which is not only a credit to the 1730 on Thursdays and Fridaysat as a strong contender in Q _
be concluded with a gamEr betweenan also the senior welter class. He dIf! l Y ,
but to bluejacketswho
ger for the deciding tally In the Navy the field west of Bks 19. :
excellent boxing form in a c1sion".Af*,
exciting overtime struggle. Adding I all-star enlisted men's team and give their time and energyin Two teams of experienced offi- ...
ing R. W. Upchurch, 152. :
to the occasion was a brilliant an all-star officers' club. playing. cials, who will be decked out in ; 1 \
triple play by the winners. I The single elimination officers While it Is difficult to accurately suitable refereeing raiment, have In one of the closest matches,!!
a Both pitchers, Bilger of TTR tournament was slated to windupthis forecast the strength of the various been named. Chief Bill Musick Marine D. Bush, 142, claimedSttJ
and Bozek of Bks 70, hurled excellent week. In opening games, Gun- teams this season, it is appar- heads one group, assisted by Chief tight verdict over E. 43affen,' _
nery downed BombsIght, 4 to 2, 142. V. A. McEachern, 125decia-->y:,
games, each allowing 10 ent that the game Is in for a big Harlan Wood and Chief Smokey
Ordnance took the measure of Administration ioned D. J, Alfano, 126, in the featherweight
hits: Bozek took time out from revival, partly due to tremendous Brothers. In the other unit are
the mound to sock a home 7 to 5, and Bngade spectator interest. Bernie Feldman, SpAlc( Chief group. The othei-bout*-* ...:
scored over Technical Training, John Daugherty and Pete Slack, were between welters. J. E. Ritchie
run, while Bllger let his battery A few teams loom as standouts.In
4 to 3.He's SpAlc). 150, won over B.'Eo Tressldet',
mate, Watcher Owens, take care and
East it's Navy
the Army
{ of the stick work with three for by a mile. Both not only have The season's schedule, as an- 148; R. L. Peremont, 139: outpoint. f '
four. six I nounced by Lt. (Jg) Don Christiansen ed J. C. Stepp, 140; c. B. McDonald
Out But SafeIn class but have it three to deep.
While these two clubs were slugging Such backfield aces as of the Physical Training De- 143, defeated C B..,WheelaniJ,'-. :: "
f, it out past the chow hour, a recent softball game in the Bob Jenkins proven of Alabama, Joe Bruce partment, follows: 142; and R. C. Koeater,*U2Jtook / a
two tournament favorites, Bks 18, NATTC tournament, a pitcher attempted Smith of Miami, Fla., Sullivan of 28 Sept. AEM vs. Schools a decision over G. Emmon"U4.'I'j ': -.J
with Elliott on the hill, and TIM to pull a fast one. Holdingthe Pittsburgh, Ralph Ellsworth of 29 Sept Marines vs. Ship'sCompany. A total of 105 fighters entered' .. :J;;
got together to the discomfort of ball, he whispered to the ump, Texas, and Guard Ben Chase, cap- the ring tourney. :."
the latter. Elliott tossed a neat "Watch this." Then he left the tain, are listed among the galaxy of 5 Oct. Schools vs. Ship's Co.- Nearly 70 men turned out for the ;:
shutout and Bks 18 surged ahead mound and slowly walked over to stars at Annapolis. Army has a 6 Oct. AEM vs. Marines grappling meet. Four have reached .
with a 6. to 0 win. Bks 18 scored a third base. host of veteran linesmen and plenty 12 Oct. AEM vs. Ship's Co the finals and will tangle tonight
second victory by walloping ITS, "Will you step off the bag so I of fine back, including Doug 13 Oct Marines Marines vs Schools for the championship tro

5 to 1.Other. can straighten it?" he innocently Kenna, Glenn Davis, Max Minor, 20 19 Oct.Oct. AEM vs.vs.Schools Ship's Co. phies. Peter Jensen, 173, meets W.
highly rated teams also asked the runner on third. Oblig- Dean Sensenbaugher and Tom R. Jones, 174; and L. L. Lingle.
26 Oct. AEM Marines
entered the win column. Bks 1 out ingly the runner stepped to the Lombardo. The Army-Navy clashon vs. 210, clashes with R. E. McFadden,
pointed Bks 16 by 4 to 2, and side. Thereupon the pitcher tagged December 2 should decide the 27 Oct. Schools vs. Ship's Co. 210. Other finalists had not been
2 Nov. Marines Schools
TTA-1 and Bks 5 each marked up him for a putout- championship of the East and pos- vs. named up to press time.
two triumphs. TTA-1 downed Bks Only the ruse failed; after the sibly the mythical national crown. 3 Nov. AEM vs. Ship's Co.

67 by 3 to 2 and Bks! 17 by 7 to pitcher left the mound, the ump In the south, it's Georgia Tech, 9 10 Nov.Nov.AEM Marines vs. Schools Co. their way and figure they have tha
6. Bks 5 dumped Bks 74 by 5 to 1 had raised his hands and called North Carolina and Duke all with vs. Ship's best horseshoe team on the station.As .
16 Nov. Schools vs. Ship's Co
and Bks 65 9 to 0.
by time. Navy trainees. Texas draws the a result, Lt Comdr. William
17 Nov. AEM vs. Marines
l- Other results follow: Bks 65 % Tr _?_-_ role of favorites in the Southwest, 23 Nov. AEM vs. Ship's Co. Held, Officer In Charge of tha
rr defeated TTD-1 by 7 to 0, Bks! 2 Send the Tax Air News home! pressed by Rice and Texas A. 24 Nov. Marines vs. Schools. school, has issued a blanket challenge -
and M. for a team match with other

Action Plus Naval gridders will run ram- schools or departments. The nu
pant In the Mid-\Vest with SK-V IIORSESIIOERS merical size of the team is immaterial
ft- to the SK-V
Notre Dame, Northwestern and SEEK COMPETITIONMembers tossers. They're
Michigan apparently holding ready to go with a two-man team

r I sway. Purdue and Marquette also of the NATTC Avia- on up.

.). are rated strong along with Ohio tion Storekeepers School, who go Any team desiring to accept this
' State's civilian team. in for horseshoe pitching in a big challenge may do so by contacting

I b Southern Cal and U.C.L.A., again way, are considerably proud of the Storekeeper Nickell, telephone num-
number of expert pitchers over ber 8309.
thanks to the Navy, rate high on
the Pacific Coast Tulsa is con- -
ceded the top spot in the Mid- Meet The Coaches
lands and Denver in the skyline
_, .
I country.A quartet of all-Navy teams and J ,4l'V\, t'

f two Army elevens are outstanding !
r' > among the numerous service teams I
--.mostly Navy-sprinkled throughout eTiY ,
the country. Great Lakes. Iowa ;

Pre-Flight, Bainbridge and Sampson
Y.n Naval are right at the top of
the heap. Titanic elevens at March ,
Field (Calif.) and Randolph Field : 9 '
(Texas) will give soldiers something ..'i. ,''''- ,,', .
t f 4'i to cheer about. All of these p..
teams are replete with top-flight "it ;
coaches and an abundance of high /
F class gridders, Including name :
'i stars.
) The season will get off to a fast i .. y. '....\...;''t I" : '.,?-1t' i
start on 23 Sept with four top ,
..<"" ', :t <..<..
games slated: Great Lakes vs. # < ,. \. ," v.
f Purdue, Southern Cal. vs. U.C.L.A., : :: ''S '\ ; T.
Minnesota vs. Iowa, and Marquettevs. : .X '
fI : 1.. Michigan. f /i <' ; t:} ,, ,
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,..,'", ""'" ". Other tilts the same day include < t ':,: + l ; u II T,,,,. "
}J' :! +! ,< < ;; ,'* ->I West Virginia vs Pitt, St. Mary'svs. For the next four issue the Air News will carry a "meet th J, -
J. C. Stepp's timing was a little oft here to the discomfort of R L. California, Duke vs. Richmond, coaches" picture series of mentors In the four-team NATTC grid
Peremont ,whose face Is nestling on Stepp's strong right arm. However Cornell vs. Syracuse Indiana VI. league. Here are the Ship's Company masterminds, Chief Hugh
Peremont came back to win a three-round decision.: This junior Illinois, Texas Christian vs. Kansas Smith left, and his assistant Charlie rethtel SpA)2o.( ) Smith,
.r welterweight bout was w ,iff-1 last Friday night In the opening Kentucky VK Ole, Miss, and reached' high school teams In Ohio six: years before entering theNevy. .

Ii I Jrtrand of the NATTC tour-, 'it. North CroUn<< ,.,........' '.k.'. Forest Petht was star m the Erie High eleven In Pennsylvania .)
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