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i VOL. 2, No. 28 1944 .'

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I ': -. An; Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command jjj: I

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t One Of Nation's British Pilots Train At

,. Greatest Fliers.OnceAtNASJax. r Jax To Take Their Place ,

: :, '. With U. S. In War On JapsThey I

Comdr.' 'Bus" Miller Comes

(. Home With His Squadron < Learn Tricks With F4U Here and

After .y 'In TBF's At Ft. Lauderdale; Powerful '
: Compiling Record

One of the nation's greatest Carrier Force May Soon Hit Enemy
e yty 'd wr
(.aviators, Commander Norman M
'. l .'Bus'' Miller, USN, once Stationed British Naval pilots are hard at work all over America, .: '
., ';.; here, has brought home from training for the day when American and British carriers, j

Jj;t,,. the Pacific his famous Navy r"sLmL in forces never before conceived, smash every Japanese island
search Consolidated squadron, officially Liberator VB-109 and stronghold from the Aleutians to the furthermost south..

.. but known affectionately throughbut western dominated Japanese island, and throughout China. '

the Central Pacific as "MIl- to finally clear the-Nips from an
ler's Reluctant Raiders," which is Here's Your empire acquired by force in a few % '
anything but what the name implies years.

Officers In charge of the British
Hailed as the "One Man War," Last Chance student officer detachment on this
i or the "One Man Task Force," Station is Comdr. I. L. F. Lowe. '
Comdr. :Miller, together with his The detachment numbers approximately
j' crew, has probably wrought more I To Win $25 50 officers at all times
damage on Japanese shipping andNmilitary These officers, all sub-lieutenants

installations than any Here's your last chance to or midshipmen In the Royal Navy's .
other aviator In this war, while his win that $23 prize for selecting Air Arm, undergo an operational
squadron compiled a record of destruction '* a name for Seaplane Point. The training course almost identical to t
'' unprecedented for land- I>" ', that given student officers of the i
contest closes at tonight
midnight -
based search r U. S. Navy. The primary i
units purposesof
Thursday 28 Sept., but
f Records show that Comdr Miller's ;, ., the course are to familiarize the
,,, any entries turned in before
} with first-line aircraft
plane single-handed has sunk, noon tomorrow (Friday) will be
.i. and to teach them combat tactics.
Q probably sunk or damaged a total ,. accepted in order that tho *emailed .
;. of 66 Japanese ships, amounting Ii" before midnight tonight The training given British

to, conservatively, 63,850 tons. .<"' : may not be deprived of the opportunity pilots at Jacksonville Is on the
Comdr. Miller's four-engine 7' ", of competing. F4U Corsair fighter plane, used
4 : ;;;, extensively by both the U. S. and
Liberator, christened Thunder ..)\/ :.. Second prize of $15 and third
British Navies This training has r
Mug sank 20 Japanese ships, prize of $10 will be awarded.
,4 totaling at least 35,500 tons. A been In progress at Jacksonvillefor
Entry blank will be found on
a'h destroyer and a 10,000 ton tank approximately seven months. d
page two ((2)) of this paper. Prior to that F4U
a'a ,
,"i'' er were Included. Probably sunk :' ; training was
,, given at the U. S. Naval Air
a or damaged were 46 other enemy Sta-
vessels, totaling 28,350 tons. .c z. Want To Own Home tion, Miami, Fla.
y Thee Included" a light cruiser at ;' In addition to the fighter plane
Truk, a destroyer and two de- !: ::, training here, the Naval Air Operational

strover escorts. '. After War? Here'sHow Training Command also
Brilliant as they are, Comdr. offers Instruction to British pilots R
Miller's fabled exploits do not on the TBF Avenger torpedo
* overshadow his squadron. In seven ., U. S. Will Aid bomber. This training Is given at
$ and a half months, his squadron p4i the U. S. Naval Air Station, Ft.
attacked at masthead height 14* Lauderdale, Fla.
Veterans of this do
war can
enemy ships, sunk 43 of them and these things with Government British pilots assigned to Jack '

damaged Comdr. 91.Miller, whose professed ,,,,"- .....u ..... .... help sonville and Ft. Lauderdale for
? primary objective Is "to get this Here's! evidence of the-fact that Florida In general and Jacksonville They can buy or repair a home, cases also received training their in most

II : damned war over and get home to In particular afford an abundance of feminine charm. It's a buy and stock up a farm, start a and Intermediate at primary U. Sand ,
t my children," set the pace for his picture of Miss Claire Poe, 18-3ear-old Gate Way City 1Ilssho new business, get a high school or' Canadian
squadron. Every other patrol plane appeared on the front cover of Life Magazine last week as Amer college education, draw special unemployment -
commander followed suit. At every ica's "GI Girl." Some of you who saw the Andrew Jackson High benefits if unable to The British scheme for training
opportunity-and when opportunities School football team In action during the 1913 season may have hada find work, be assured of free and equal numbers of Naval pilots In
didn't present themselves, they first hand look at her as she was. a cheer leader during the grid adequate hospitalization America, as In England and the {
were made-the pilots attacked at campaign. (Picture through courtesy' of Jacksonville Journal). More than 1,000000 veterans of British Dominions, started several
years and tremendous
low level enemy shipping and the present war become entitledto ago num-
bers have passed through the Unit-
bases. these benefits upon signatureby ed States to add to the
? You Need swelling
% The squadron "skipper, who the President of the socalledGI ranks of Naval pilots who have
Is modest and self-effacing, talks Bill of Rights, and establish- been and will continue to
mostly of the feats of his other ment of machinery to make ef side by side with Americans in fight the
r' '' pilots and of the aircrewmen, and Look No Further Jax MissIs 'fective the benefits of this new Indian Ocean, and the Pacific,
of ,
,, repeatedly the latter law. Benefits extend to men and wherever the Japanese exist.
"The aircrewmen should get women of the armed services who
the medal, not the pilots," he A Favorite Of GI JoesHey have other than dishonorable dis Meanwhile carriers are streaming
off the stocks everywhere,
said. "They do the work. We hada charges and who have served 90 .

remarkable bunch of men shouldgo withus fellows, look what you missed by not attending the days since Sept. 15, 1910, or less and known while, at actual least numbers 38 escort are car-un-
and credit
in large any part to we them get Andrew Jackson High School football games in the Municipal than 90 days if they have service riers have left America for use

Comdr. Miller's wife, formerly of Stadium, Jacksonville, last season. She's Claire Poe, 18-year- connected Benefits voted by Con- in the Ilojal Navy, and on these

Salisbury, N, C, and their five old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Poe of 1031; Kennard St., Gress are in addition to musterIng squadrons of American trained>

''children now live at 4121 Shirley and her photo graced the front page of Life Magazine last out pay hospitalization and British Naval Air Arm pilotsare
'Ave. Jacksonville.
-. week after she was selected from Insurance now provided for men roaming the waters of the ,
--- --
-- among thousands of American and women In service and for earth. .

Wives To girls as best representing the kind Men Fly Miles vocational training and pensionsfor It Is well known that five large
Military of girl the GI's like to know and disabled veterans aircraft carriers and two escort
hear from. To Get Copies Here's the story if you want to carriers have been lost in action ,

Hold Meet Miss Poe left recently to attend buy a home or farm. by the Royal wavy, and for a long
Weekly Florida State College for Womenin Station Paper A qualified veteran will be able time now shipbuilding has far exceeded -

(W Tallahassee, where she will bea to get the Veterans' Administration losses, so it can be safely j
Monthly birthday party of the freshman. Here's one of those true to arrange for a Government- assumed that these losses, only a .
Military Wives Club, celebrating Hollywood has heard of her selection stories which shows how much guaranteed loan for buying or small part of the British Navy's
birthdays of all members who have as the GI girl from the the men In the combat zones building a home or for making carrier force, have been most ade-
anniversaries during September, GI issue of Life, and a leading thirst for news from home- repairs, alterations and improvements quately replaced in recent times.
y will be held today The entertainment studio tendered her a contract, any kind of news. An officer on a home. Such loans also With the 38 that America has
will consist of games and asocial but she rejected it, at least for recently returned from the Pacific may be obtained by a veteran to built for Britain, the British Naval
hour welcoming all new the present, in favor of school. visited the JAX AIR payoff back taxes or delinquentdebts Air Arm Is a most formidable car-
members. NEvvS and told of a flier who on homes The Government rier force, and has now a sting, a
:Miss Poe attended grade schoolIn
Membership of the Military Brentwood. From there she went. visited the carrier he was on, I will guarantee 50 per cent of the which, when combined with American ;'
Wives has Increased with each to Kirby Smith and then to An- having heard that some copiesof loan up to $2,000, and will pay the forces, will Indeed make the
meeting, and, it is announced that drew Jackson She has been a this Station paper were first year's Interest on the part of Japanese realize they are on the
all wives of men in the service, dancer since she was three yearsof aboard the loan it guarantees. Thus, a wrong side of the table.
no matter what rating the men age, and has studied dramaticsand "He flew over from another veteran can borrow up to $..000, In a recent communique it was
may hold, are cordially welcome. voice almost as long, carder and landed pn our carrier with the Government standing be- disclosed that seven British carriers
; ; A supervised nursery is availAble ," Raid the officer. "He'd hind half of it. were engaged in operationson
i for babies of Military Wives At Miami Beach during the summer heard that some copies of the These loans can be made by a the south coast of France, and
who attend the meetings Reser she worked as a model for Ja< Air News/ were aboard Fortunately *' bank, loan association or any other at the same time a<< these opera j
vations may be made by calling several .weeks and posed for numerous I had some copy lending agency, including an Indi- tlons were going on, another large ,
the YWCA, 5-0112. before noon on newsreel features.publicity pictures and which I got together, and (fe vidual or friend of the veteran. force was attacking targets in
Wednesdays of our nun flew them over to If northern where the Thr-
you are a veteran who obtains
..... In explaining her picture on the the other carrier. It would be a such a loan, you would have to pitz.
front and another inside, Life says: fine thing If Station papers
satisfy the lender as to collateralon was hiding It is anyone's guess
A< Transport Run Too "She appears on the cover be- could be sent to all ships to be share. But, In the case of as to how many carriers were engaged
cause she is the kind of a good placed in the library where all around Britain and Franceat
For Ace buying a home, the home could be
.,. looking American girl that a lot aboard could see them. used collateral. Interest that moment, so one can safely
.rr l.. Salt Lake. City (CNS-MaJor) of GI's know" and would like to these loans cannot exceed 4 per on assume that very soon now, that I:
i. Richard Bong who shot down 27 hear from. TEXAS BASE CLOSING cent, and they must be repaid in large force will be steaming towards .
.Jap planes in the Southwest Pa Oh yes, she corresponds with a Termination of primary trainingat full within 20 the Far East, to join up
clflc: passed through here in a sergeant in Puerto Rico and an the Dallas Naval Air Station years. with those British carriers already
r commercial transport liner recent. Ensign at Ft. Lauderdale, but 'tis (Texas), on November 30, has been. In addition the Government will there, and to combine generally
ly-and he wasn't happy about !it. said she hu no "steady", boy announced by Captain Henry 'T. guarantee fully a secondary loan with the large American task
Maj. Bong was airsick. friend, I' Dietrich Commanding Officer Continued on Page Seven forces that roam the Pacific. r.l ,


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p'cyc' 'Two JAX AIR NEWS 28 September, 1944 j

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World-Wide Holy :'Hero Of Eastern Philippines BattleJoins Need To Brush Up

Communion To Be I Staff Of Rear Admiral McFallLt Your Uniforms Oi'

1 Comdr. RalphVeymouth, 1 hits on the first three on the other 'one plane landed in the drink. The Obtain New *
I Ones
Observed SundayAll r who led a Navy dive bomber land the TBFs got: nine hits. The crew was rescued.

squadron against the Jap fleet dur- first carrier was definitely sunk I "When we got back the task

Followers Of Christ ing the Battle of the Eastern "Phil- land 1 the other was left a mass of force turned on all the lights for Here's Chance To Do If |nOne

ippines last June, has reported to : flames. It was the last anyone us. and sent up rockets throughthe
Are Urged To Attend At I the Jacksonville! Naval Air Station ever saw of it." 'I overcast. They disk everything Of Best Shops Right

to join the Naval Air Operational I On the way out fomdr.Vey- I possible' to get the planes back. Of Here On The MainsideHave
Chapel On The Station I Training Command staff of course if any contact with a sub

Rear Admiral A. C. McFalJ It wasannounced + had been reported the lights would the moths been' getting
Sunday 1 October has been designated
today. have been turned off in a moment their vitamins this summer from ;

as Worldwide Communion I The Battle of the Eastern Philippines but there wasn't. your last year's bluesT Has \oir
Sunday. On this date all Protestant 1 'waistline added r
a fewInches
fought in while
conjunction with "One pilot ran out of gas mnre
services' held at the Protestant ,, stowed
the American landings the you away your winter uni.forrj .
on Saipan he was taxiing from arresting
will offer Holy Communion I
Chapel !
Island in the Marianas, was the hook to the barrier' That's how | Have you been among the
and followers' of Christ everywherewill their' j most serious blow to Japanese' !leaIpowt'r I' close our call)) was." j lucky ones covered by the latent
together respective
come -
j AINav and in need of
since the Battle
I of Midway another
places of worship to remember j In describing his Pacific experiences : '
i tin 19-42. It resulted in a loss to the a '. stripe on your sleeve'Then
Him who said "This do Comdr. Weymouth has nothing head for the
Jap Navy of MmnricJe
one carrier destroyer
one I
but for the Naval alr-
In remembrance of Me. praise
three tankers and mort"than Ship's Service Uniform Shop whe.
The Holy Communion will be crewmen who rode in the rear seats! |
can get a
400 you complete new
airplanes In addition one < rr-
observed on this day in Army ( carrier was listed as probably destroyed of his squadron's dive bombers. In i fit or have those old un'(,,' n camps and Naval bases on shipboard and two carriers two destroyers the Battle of the Eastern Philippines i worked over to look like new
and in tiny makeshift chapels l one battleship and one :," for instance:! the rear scat! j The Uniform Shop here is ".i.e

at the front lines of battle, as l I I cruiser were damaged gunners shot down two attacking of the best in the nation. dui .1
well in churches in the home- I Jap fighteis.' and did much to keep the astute
as In this attack Comdr. "'ffYmouth's purchasing of 1.1 .
I ,, '
the remainder at a safe distance:< i
land. squadron made seven hits n. F. Jarbeau and the expenenc.

"It is hoped,," said Comdr. R. R. 1 Ion the carrier that was sunk and I.t. Comdr. We,)'month I One gunner, \\llllam HKsler. j I I II. management of Isadore Grrenb* ,
Marken, senior chaplain on this ", three on the carrier that was listedas I in credited with de. ...rnjlng a S2c and William Pearlman 82(',

Station, "that every Christian probably sunk. Fourteen dive mouth's nquadron went throughone Japanese Betty twin enginedbomber Greenberg has managed the shop .
service man and woman will participate I bombers participated In the attack. of the most harrowing AA I tine of the few time since its opening In March of this r a.

in this holy sacrament. j I They were accompanied by siN I II screens-e\er thrown up, and was such a plane has been destroyed l i year. Pearlman has been his ass" ,!,. '1

Never before' has it been more torpedo planes and nine fighters once again jumped by Jap fighters I I by free gunner,)'. ,' tant since" May. Both men operated ,
meaningful. Just now when thereis i I "We made our attack just at The squadron l lost one plane, I Comdr. Weymouth a native of retail establishments in r.viiian,

I MI much dividing men and nations dusk' ," Comdr. Weymouth says: and an escorting fighter wait I I Seattle. Wash. is a graduate of life which !sold natal uniforms,
Christians must maintainan I: "Just as we got into position we "shot down Hut the group continued the U. S. Naval Academy class of and have brought their .knowlf'd f' .,
unbroken fellowship in Christ were hit by 15 Japs, but they were on together and math I 1938. He is the son of Mr. and of the problems of operation r.r 1

Jesus, our Lord. Observing the pretty well taken care of by our night landing aboard the .t' S. Mrs. R. \Weymouth of Seattle, stores of this kind into profitable, '

Lord's Supper in this way. conscious fighters. They did get one TBF. j carriers and is married to the' former Miss use in connection with nmnir.g:: ,

as you do so that millions but the crew bailed out. "That was a pretty dark trip," Laure Bauhage of Penvenan. I the uniform shop here. .
f f others are observing it concurrently I "We continued on toward one of says Comdr. Weymouth "and 11 France. They have two children.' These are not idle words. nor .'.

will give you a fresh sense' the carriers. He maneuvered bad- I of our pilots had never made night I The commander is presently attending | do they reflect the opinion of these.! :

of world fellowship! in Christ with ly and turned right into our path carrier landings before. But we the NAOTC school. for instructors in charge of the shop. The fame 01 i :1

all who name themselves' Chris- making a perfect target for us.' : all stuck togetherit it was wonderful I, after which he will assume I t this activity has spread far and

tian whatever their race or creed" Eleven of our SBDs! took care of teamwork on everybody's part the post of dive bomber type i wide. Orders pour in daily fr.>m '
him and three more moved on to I and it paid off. It got: everybody training officer on Admiral Me- such widespread points as' :Not l'

the other carrier. We got seven back to our task force, and only Fall's)) staff. man, Okla.: Turtle Creek To : "

--- Newprk City: San Diego and. JI I

Coronados Prove : Comdr. I Tucson Ariz. Perhaps the order
sAt Admiral 1 Gatch Clifton And is from a Navy captain in Washington ::

I or a newly commissioned! 'i
SI t "inN'n! Hospital .I11cklOOn. ensign in indoctrination ,;
''' Their Might On 'Speaks For ,7 Others HonoredFor '
villeLl. \lab! and M,'r. Hugh L ('Ina'1" Maybe a raincoat Is desired or a
A conS r Lee WilliAm horn rhuo'lCfta' pair of shoes. It might be a par .
pl 14.FnslFn, Combat Big Fleet of pants a shirt or a suit of a' >.--
and Mm RdwMid Sullimn a Missions Brave DeedsI tion
The Uniform
greens. Shop\ n -
son, Roberl Dudlej born Thur v pt. M.CM.V I Maintenance of the fleet after variably has it. aod the mail! oro. i
and Mis Trunk Ridge a on, i The first squadron of Navy the war' end wan advocate! by I Joseph C. Clifton is promptly filled.

CnarlenVH on, horn Friday.; Sept' 13.V: pilots to Rear Admiral Thomas A. Jatrh, Not only I U the More ..f
Lt. rig)> and Mr*. Henry Weber a operate huge four-motored I I USN. of Paducah Ky., flight training I an e
laughter!: Marv. born Friday. Sept. 15. Corona flying coats ( PB2Y) I In an address to the greater officer and formerly skipper of the best Mocked In the railed.
SK2r 1 and Mm Randolph' Young a Hartford (Conn.) Veteran' I Air Group 12. was" presented the I dates' but price. It U believed,
daughter( Dureita. born Friday. Sept. on combat missions has returnedto Service Center, lat I
lS Sunday. Legion of Merit a Gold Star in I are consistently lower than these
SKlr and Mrs. Cecil Mm rah. a xon this country for leave and reformation I Declaring that he didn't propose lieu of a second Legion of Merit I In other ship's service uniform

Donald 1a.tltboM; n..Friday. Sept 15.;. after 18 months in the to have the fleet rove I and a Gold Star in lieu of a second shells| throughout the e*.i"tr,..
Walter Maiquln. ason Pacific. around Ith a chip on its ...houlI The average daily Mile ..I..... tM-
Kenneth Ray. born Friday Sept. Distinguished Flying Cross at
15. I der. Admiral Oaten nevertheleoa special establishment of the "ep l last
The squadron VP-13 back inspection ceremonies last
AM.V: and Mi*, Harry MrClaln. a on. came declared' that, "I believe that If March have been $743 with an
Charles Gary, horn Saturday' Sept. 16. without the' loss of a single one of I all the world understood clearly I Thursday at the Naval Auxiliary 01 15 customers han
AMMlc and Mrs. William Howard, its 15 Air Station Green Cove average
a planes, and, despite the Springs (
n n. born Sundae Sept. 17. I I that our fleet would be lined to ...hf'Vf'r7. hour Indicative *>f
S2c and Mr, Da: \ld Do\e, a daughter I great size of the flying boats, they protect the United State before Eight fliers who smashed the tremendous volume ef W'l-

T.trlt'la Ann. born Monday. Sept 18. proved master of Japan's fast, I I and not after a series |I'
Lt. and Mm
George Roune. ,
a daughter | maneuverable twin-motored
Betty'a honored.
born Monday SPt. 1*. > Munich conference, the personal were The presentations I.h. an annual basis to the rom-
AMMle and Mrs Davey Jrnkln. a r ( medium bombers) in a seriesof | following of any futureIlitkr were made by Comdr. W. H, with the average year-
daughter: Judith Marian, born Monday. : skirmishes' in the Central Pa would be limited to a few' Ashford Jr.. commanding officer. I
1$. i { I banfiling
Sl:. and Mr, Charles W. Richardson, cific. would-be suicide" I Lt ( jg) Frederick J. Streig of comparable civilian item
a. daughter, horn Tuenday. Sept It. I The pilot of ."-IS hot down i --- Sacramento Calif., received a Gold I Aeeordlng I* figure gatheredby "

AMM2c and Mr,*. Abraham John five Betty's, with two more i I Star in lieu of a second Distinguished I the National Retail Dry
a daughter Catherine Nina, born Tues -
day. Sept. 19. I probable, ; twice they chased noil. Association, the Hvllln

ARM3c and Mr, Herbert, Flaherty, attackingeroa, and once they' George A Bowers of Milwaukee, I retail average per *<|iiare foot IeS80.31
a daughter born Tuenday Sept. .19. damaged and perhap downedone I Wis.. was annually The for
CSP and Mr*. Myron Wand...,. a Better presented a Distinguished average
daughter! Elizabeth; Carol, born Tues of the enemy's!) speedy twin- DeliveryIn Flying Cross tire uniform shop per square feet
day. Sept 19. motored fighter-bomber Air Medals M far this year hc ;*437.&4.
AMlc and Mr were' awarded Lt.
our. a son, Gary* Roy Raymond, born TU.lCday.I'mphen- The big. lumbering patrol planeswere ;; I a further effort to speed (jg) Frederick James, of Lau- Right now the shop is readying\

Sept. 19, I successfully based on Midway mail delivery the Navy Department renceville. III.. Lt. t jg ) Frank plans for the handling of an expected
AMM2 and Mrs. Charles Johnnon. : Kwajalein. Tarawa and Eni- has inaugurated a change of A. rush of fall business. Preparations -
Japper of
daughter. Charon Southampton '
Lynn, born 'Sues- N. Y.. !
dAy Sept. It wetok. They carried out variety address system! compulsory for and Lt. (j jg) Melvin Kurlander of1 I i have been completed fr
AMMlc and Mr. Sidney L. Orueaer of missions--bombing, search mining every Navy man leaving the con- St. Louis Mo. I extensive alteration conversion
l daughter. Sidney Gall. born W ed- [I and res tripe work to accommodate
Sal- tinental United States, which ultimately
tic Fday. Sept. 20 I. escorting photo planes to -
I (jg) James \V.
Pickard of newly commissioned officers unit
_. ,
-' e.rStretcher pan and Guam night attacks on will) apply to every transfer !-
Randleman, N. C., was presented those recently promoted in rank
Wake' and Wotje. and for many of Naval personnel J. !
A Seems a Gold Star in lieu of a second who have not yet had the addi-
weeks', daily reconnaissance raids r Heretofore, there was no systemfor Air Medal I| .
tional gold affixed to theIrUf08.)
Like Home To This on Wake. The only damage they notifying an activity that a I
For outfits
The those
Guy I First Marine Division desiring new
j I suffered either In combat or rou- | specific! group of men was enroute Unit I
Citation the shop has acquired new andl'ompreht'nslve
Fresno Cat.shrdl shrdlu pu puu tine operations was from antiaircraft to it. What happened previously I was received by Lieut' a
stock of fall clothes
FRESNO. Cal. (CNS) Pvt. i fire, which damaged two was that if the individual failed t to Harry A. March of Washington!, aviation blues,
D including ,
Charles Cope had just completed'' planes and killed an aircrewman. C. greens
j inform his correspondents of a
raincoats with "warmers", and a
2(1( .
} hours _
as a demonstrator -----
medical for I' Comdr. Thomas F. Connolly change in address mall dispatched! Jfcl complete line of accessories! such
Air Service Command!' In first!' aid at the ,! USN skipper; of the squadron is 'to him under the old) address was Marine Brigadier 1 Is as service t'RP'f'tS in appropriate

Ce her here when Training 'i enthusiastic about Coronados. usually returned to the sender. colors to match the winter
he was hit
bus! In downtown Fresno by a They're fast. big serviceable I Now. every sailor Coast Guardsman Commended For Action uniforms overseas caps, shirts,

When the ambulance arrived, ICf I planes' and after the bugs were I and Marine leaving an ac- ties and shoes. For those who prefer -

pe jested merrily about his 200 ironed out they did a lot of things i tlvity within the United States!! i is I Marine Brigadier General) Field khakis there is still
hours stretcher time. But. very reliably indeed" he said required to fill) out a card provid- Harris Director of Marine Corps a complete line of pants a'anat..lf':

ting placed securely on the Jittt"r.I upon i' "You can bet VP-13 Is going back I ling his correspondents and magazine Aviation, has been commended by Located topside of

Ctpe promptly fell off banging his I to the combat :zones with Coro- and newspaper publishers with I Admiral Chester' W. Nimitr, USN service store the Uniform Shopis

head upon the pavement. Now he's I nado'a again," he added. his new addiess. The last com- commander-in-chief of the Pacific handy to all parts of the station's

hospitalized During the' occupation of the I manding officer as well as the :I Fleet for directing the "neutraliza main aide.ANarkd ._.
-----, -.... '--- Marshalls. VP-13 made four night prospective commanding officer of tion of enemy air activities" at --- :-- -

OMAHA ( CNsT) --Among the divorces raids on Wake and Midway. They each' man is!! also informed of the i Rabaul New Britain and Kavieng Bronze' Star
filed here recently was one were the longest bombing trips I new address.!! This system enables New Ireland, while serving as Rear Admiral Francis S. I.ow,

by a confessed!' pickpocket He ever made by Navy planes-1,030 I the prospective" commanding officer ) I Commander, Aircraft Solomon Is USN 50. Chief' of Staff. Tenth
claimed: he stole a sailor's wallet nautical miles each way.COMMUNIQUE'. to hold each man's mail pend lands, from April 20 to May 31. Fleet' and Assistant Chief of Starr,
found his Before the entrance cf the Unit Anti-Submarine, has been awardedthe
wife's picture within. I -- -- --- ing his arrival and furnishes' his
_.. I ed States into the war, for Ws
-- -------- --- -- old station with an immediate forwarding Brigadier Bronze Star Medal
address. General Harris was serving as service as Commanding Officer. of

iJl. / .,-'-,,' -- ----- I Assistant Naval Attache to the ft U. S. warship during the early
lt1 Embassy in London. months of the war.

: IJn rt. : Japs Seen SuckersFor ., -

; 1'\:. ....- ....> :. -. .
: Of Pace'Southwest
-- ,- 'Change
.:;= --. I

The dots; ( :age In France are now In the bui"ine* hlnf', Jap is "a sucker for a change of

Went Into !Small' Store the other day and bought shoes" pant, I space," according) to Lt. Gen. suggest the following n nle for enlisted men's recreation

f and jumper They all fit-I mutt be deformed. I George C. Kenney, who has seen
liiit discovered' that the Say !serves getting a M-ienUflcally balanced diet. the' enemy in action both here and center at Seaplane Point...._................_.___..__.-.._
Every bean weight,: the fame.Finlanil in the South Pacific. Mail to Box 2 PRO or bring to Room 220, the Public

claim they ran't make much progret again the Na*!*. Writing in the magazine: Air Relations: Office, Huilding 9fi,t.

I see what they m"IIn-ln these days nt high price )on 'can't lo much Forces, Gen. Kenney' said that the .,
with Finn.F. ................. .. .
a ----- .
Allies have discovered that the -------- ------
O. R. made his first campaign opeech before the Am<<-rk'an Trjwnsl enemy is baffled by any new type !

Donald Nelson haw jut returned from 'hlna-pro\ln& to what out and is ready' for It," the -
length a man will go to get MIme clean' laundry wrote "But ty> that time general we UNIT.......__................._.....__

Definition of a WAVE: a comrade In arm u have It changed."

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28 September, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

Jax NAS Tops Nation In Buzz Of Activity In Uniform Shopt

In All Departments Of omi9

.((August War Bond Sales

Jacksonville Naval Air Station topped Air Stations of the

nation in all departments of War Bond sales during the

month of August according to information recently releasedby

the Coordinator for War Bonds. This Station set the pace

in volume of "E" bond sales, percentage of employee participation -

:\ percentage of payroll -I

participation and the efficiency I
index. wuaau
r. r
In second place was Pensacola

; Naval Air Station while Norfolkwas I t d 1 Yuwc bs
: S.-;
, A total of 279562.50 worth of i 55

' "E" bonds were sold here during

August with 97.3 per cent employee

participation. 14.5 payroll participation -

and an efficiency index of

126.6. Pensacola had an efficiency

index of 122.1 while Norfolk had wf'N
N v
1209. /

Total purchases by Naval perNnel QUESTIONSPLEASE
went the 30 million ,J'
over PAGE 5 '
/ mark with a total of $34- ':'

bringing the grand total fOR THE ANSWERS 1f" ... .iij ,

since October. 1941. to $737- 1. Who designed the Statue of / "' '!' s ,
I. ''''
721,616.75. Liberty in New York harbor 8 ,w '

Trends are indicated by the fol What nation presented it to AmerIca "'. J* ,... '. -35
lowing breakdown of August sales: and why? I 1iai > ,y ....
Purchases by civilian employees 2. Who was the only woman to ,' 't. ..:J

under the payroll savings plan, be awarded the Distinguished Fly- Officers' Uniform Shop In the Recreation Building Malnslde, Is always a busy spot, and It's expected

$18,513.225; allotment purchases by Ing Cross by the U. S. Govern I that business will be particularly brisk during coming; weeks with the Fall season! at hand

uniformed personnel of the Navy : ment. and why? Just as a tip she Here's a general view of one corner of the shop with the feminine employees attempting to satisfy the

:Marine Corps and Coast Guard, was lost somewhere in the Pacific demands of several potential customers.
12261281.25; cash sales $3.944.-I ._
several: years ago. ------- -- --- -- --

759.The 3. "We have met the enemy, I I while in service, just as though
Navy War Bond program they are ours" is a famous quota- Vets May Be ReasonablySure they had continued working for

recently won the commendation of tion to every school child. Who their old employers without any

President Roosevelt, in which he said it, and what was the occasion wartime Interruption.

declared that "I have noted with They'll Get Their Do you hat to displace a civilian
pleasure the splendid results of the 4. On what put of the body Hlth hither seniority te make room

Navf/ bond program in achieving does a dog perspire? I for Yes.IA vrleraa Selective! Service holds that

ffs end in selling War Bonds to 5, Who was called "the most I' Jobs Back When War EndsHere's veterans are entitled to their old
all of those serving the Navy, both beautiful girl ever to enter the
jobs even though jobs now
service and civilian. The oppor- White House?'..' I
held civilians with
are by greater
a partial answer to vet-
of assisting in winning the I
tunity 6. Rose is generally a girl'sname
war in this two-fold manner is in Name three. erans' rights to obtain employment I I emplojer refutes I* five him bark I seniority.Can .
a song. refuge to re-employ a vet
in the positions which they had J bi< Job? you
one which should prove most grati did the "Iron employ !.
7. What colleges before into the service, ) He can sue in court. One federal neIIJ j oil now a woman
they came hi ,
fying. Men." the "Seven Blocks of Granite court already has held that a vet
after they have received dis Selective Service will not ackept -
"I think this is particularly so
the "Seven Mules" -
and represent eran is entitled to back from
It is in and an- pay such changes in labor
, in the case of the Naval personnel ? charges. question any your
on the gridiron the time he was refused his old
. form. policy as an excuse to reject a
of their swer
who are saving a part pay 8. What notorious woman crim- job to the time he got it. Veteranscan
ia the law requiringthe veteran whom you formerly em-
the bond allotment method How rigidly
j through be
inal raised her four sons to even enlist the services of fed
that officer and re-employment of teterant to ployed. Also, you must give back
\ hope every
gangsters and was killed with one ? eral district attorneys to enforce
I who the veteran his job at his old pay,
all enlisted personnel can of them while resisting arrest Very rigidly. The law says that their job rights. State and local (: regardless of whether the employe

I possibly afford it will continue to I near Oklawaha, Fla., Jan. 16, employers need not rehire veteransif draft authorities, however, are not now in the job gets lower
save in this quiet steady and veryeffect..e conditions make it "un- I
1935 postwar authorized to refer cases to federal Promises of permanent employ-
,! manner. 9. Did Germany Invent the dive- reasonable or impossible" for themto attorneys until after national head I ment to workers who replaced vet-
do so. However, as an employer the action.
bomber ? quarters approves
" erans cannot stand in the way of
I" POTTSVILI.E.P.!. (CNS)-Sgt. 10. Do goats really eat tin cans? you can't refuse to re-employ a How coon* must a veteran ask fur re-employment either. This is fur-

If Walter J. Rogers said he was glad -- -- veteran merely because it is in- hl" old J"bWithin 40 days after his dis ther evidence that Selective Service -
i Pottsville after 15 convenient to do so. Selective Service
11 to get
I interpret strictly
that proposes
charge. You also can require
, months fighting in Italy "But," I The difference between a regular advises: "The convenience of
the veteran produce evidence that I the right of an employer to refuseto
Seabee is that while must be distinguishedfrom I
he complained, "all my buddiesare I sailor and a an employer he satisfactorily performed his rehire veterans because new
gone and there's no one to go I the sailor is looking for a park 'impossible' or 'unreasonable.: of I circumstances make it unreasonable -
I Seabee builds one. What eteram do 1C hla old military services.
bench the can a I
\ out with girls" discharge not dishonorable are or impossible to restore their

' proof of satisfactory performance. old jobs.
\' Naval Dental Department I If a veteran delays beyond 40 Can a veteran be rejected beraUMt
,l' a new union rontrart or a new em-
days, the employer is under no obligation plot'ment agreement lilt chanced the
to rehire him. working right he formerly enjoyed?
J How ion must a veteran be re- No. You can't use a new AFL

liired? I agreement, for example, to refuse t
Itw /brl The law says that veterans are re-employment to a veteran who
entitled to immediate reinstatement I worked under an old CIO agree-
9S To Selective Service this I ment. Selective Service policy Is does not mean 'instant' reemployment that veterans cannot be deprivedof

: : but does mean "without un- their re-employment rights by
necessary delay. You will not be reason of such agreements.

allowed to keep a veteran waitingfor I I 'an a teleran refuse to take a Letter -
three or four months until a ,I job than the one he left and till
f demand his old job bark?
ass job nor can you delay
'ws 6 opens up I Yes. Your responsibility under
1 rehiring the veteran because it
the law is to restore the veteranto
would be convenient for
more youto
wait. his old job or a comparable pob
with like seniority, status and
wV llowr lonf mutt the veleraa re-
,1ryg "R w So veteran refuse to take
tamed in hi!* job? a can a
Usually for at least a year. The better job without jeopardizing his

regulations state that veterans rights, even though the new Job

cannot be fired except for cause I offers better pay and other advantages

'\ tit within a year. And to discharge a ,
: veteran for "cause" you will haveto I Can an employer offer to reiitora
justify action. a veteran to a comparable job In another -
your plant, operated bv the same
j Selective Service makes clear company in another city*
that discharges for cause are to Not if the veteran wants to

be determined by the usual standards return to his old job in the old

: of common sense and the cus pant) If that plant is still operate

: tomary practices of employers in ing.. The questions of locating the

It\ I the industry. You can't make upa veteran in a new job is a matterof
I I I 'iAr. cause to discharge a veteian. agreement between the employerand
Can a veteran be demoted after the veteran. A veteran cannot
( .!' he I.i reinstated* Insist that give him a job In
( .. you
... H other employe is entitled to the
v another plant nor can you insist
Not within a Even if anveter'an's -
year. that the veteran take a job in a
\ job because of seniority,
different plant from the one he
i t you can't give it to him. left.
What alary de emplojer hate to
\ ?: What if two veterans" claim *lhante
In must restore the Job?
general you The veteran who held the Job
f veteran to his old Job or comparable -
'<' \u"> first is entitled to that job on his
i ;. .-. job, at the old-salary. How- return. In general employers are ;
ever, if his old job now carries a
reouired merely to re-employ veterans -
Ya Y4ri higher salary the veteran is en-
whom they permanently employed
titled to the salary that now goes I before they I left

with the job. If. in your opinion, .
--- --- ---
the veteran isn't qualified for the

/1II trl 1 upgraded job you must give him Men Live Five Days
another job at his former pay.

t How fan you determine a veteran'i On Rock Candy Diet

r qualification Usually you for a must job* decide all CENTRAL PACIFIC (CNS-)

"' historyiof close questions in favor of the Four U. S. airmen, "guinea pigs"In

veteran Selective Service regulations a new type of experiment re..
: state that the governing cently spent five days on a rub
The largest dent staff In the the Naval Hospital Is represented' by five dental officers
Is "Can the veteran do
question ber raft in the Pacific with noth
thirteen dental technicians nine students under dental technician Instruction anllh'e12 under dental his job In the manner in which he to eat but rock
ing candy. Phys
Indoctrination. Front row left to right-Lt. I* L,, Clark Lt. Comdr. C. O. William*, Comdr. F. C. finJ'i' did it before he left ?" Employers ical checkups showed that all men

I.t, J. O. Traver, Jr. Lt n, D. Kimball; second row. left to rlg1lt-. Y. St"IUt'. rh 13e; A. Ii can't: even Impose higher standards lost weight during the five day.

a1 rley 1'hM2c; o. IL Luna. FhMle; E. F. Bolds, IIAlc: L. F. Saludire. IIAIc: K. E. Strlebleh, .1I.'Iej; for' returning veterans even candy diet, but none were iri ill ,
\: O. Peeek AS: It 11lerrf'Y, "h\12: Third row left to rlght--J. W. l\1w.uLL, l"bl\lIc: n. I' V'Ilklns though the Job now demands higher health.

((Ale: T. '0. Roebuck. l"h.\12e: S. I. lIuebener, "h\12c: : 11 C. Kirk, IIAte: if E. Shlf'nff'M, I'hM2c.: qualifications for other em- -
Fourth row left to rlllIt--- D. Porter, l"h.\13c: E E. Warren, l"h\Ik': : : 1\1. 1\11 Clark, I'h\12: (. Fifth. row, ployes. War

left to rlght-J. I). Vinem' AS: S. .1. POIpolardo, I'h.\12c: II: Siplow 111; R. Jward1'1112e: : E. J. What shoot the tentorltjr rights of Buy Buy I mis

Cervenka HAIe: ,'. C' Iioppingarner, l'iiM1t'. Sid row, left to right-no 1WUliamllJ.. AS: 31. L. Wf'8t- a veteran? Or

*rb rg, ASV.. V. Conuvell, AS; f, N. Berry, 1'hMlc.: Veterans accumulate seniority i Bye Bj'e FreedomY


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un J- ':f\W t!$ --S.-: I The Wolf by Sansone ny '!\

.to.r ',..".......... "L_ __ ..,_ "'- s.._ kapri1'Iews n J

Editorial Office!
Public Relations Office Room 221 andViews iom tahON JAI
Administration Annex, Uldg 954.

Telephone Extension 8542

The JAX AIR NEWS U published weekly) at the U. S. I
Naval Air Station Jacksonville} Florida by the Public o I
Relation Office at no expense to the government Copies
pre distributed tree ot charge to enlisted and other Naval I Hy Lieut. O. C. Weaker. Jr., ChC.USMt ;
Personnel! at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Technical .
Training Center the Headquarters of lfrrN J Air World-Wide Communion !
Operational Training Command Naval Air Sta
lion Green Cove Sprln>Es, Naval Auxiliary Air Station. On Sunday October 1, Protestant Churches \
Cec11\ Field Naval Air Gunners' School, the U. throughout the world will observe their fifth '
Hospital, and Naval Auxiliary I Air l Facilities. aiPova World-wide Communion Sunday. Within the annual United ;

Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall USN i States this observance la promoted by the Federal I
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training Council of the Churches of Christ In America The

Captain Walton W. Smith USN setting apart of this date for world-wide obt>erv. i(
Commandant, ance of the sacrament of the Lord's Supper is doneas
Jacksonville Naval Air Station an expression of the unity which all Christians

Captain Joseph B. Lynch; A-VC). USNR. have In Christ. It is a witness of their unbroken
i chnicalgTraining I fellowship. It is a testimony of the significance of :
Naval Center
the Christian message for this time of continued
Captain John J. O'Malley (MC), USN. world tension and conflict. Protestant Chaplains of
Commanding' Officer the Naval Air Station will cooperate with other
U. Hospital
S. Naval
Qai: churches throughout the world by offering Holy.
Commander Edward E. Dolecek USN. Communion at every service next Sunday
Commanding Officer, Men belonging to churches affiliated with the .
Naval Air Gunners' School
a .,. l tCo..d Federal Council will be interested in the following 1
C mmanderlll1aI; Ash ford. Jr., USN. f cp comments by the Federal Council on the oboe i
Commanding Oftlcer, of this tnt I
ance :
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Splints & ,
... ... i.c "When we partake of Holy) Communion it ill '
Commander Samuel G. Mitchell. the Lord's Table that we come. For more than 1900
Officer ff SfiS? S
Naval Auxiliary Commanding Air Station i Cecil: Field T' V C& ,, years it has been In exlstt'nceTime has neitherdestioyed 1
f, ro it nor weakened it. It remains. With the
Lieut. Col. Chester L. Gawne. USMC (Ret). CPt L.*" zMeave ,TAi.V passing of the years, it has gathered new meaning a
Commanding Marine Barracks Officer I. .' but I do not see Meecky Mouse'! and significance. 'Change and decay in all around
I fee' cannot be spoken of It. ,
Lieut. CoL William T. Evans. JSMC (Ret). "It is a Table that reaches around the world >I
Commanding Officer
Marine Aviation Detachment Men of all nations and races are found seated at.out.
AMUSEMENT CALENDAR it as His guests, As it was in the long ago in an
The JAN AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service Upper Room 'when He sat down and the twelve 1

material.without permission Republication of CNS.of credited War Department matter prohibited 205 \li: MAIN STATIONThursday apostles with Him', so it is now. He sits at His Table
42nd St.. N. Y. C. with His followers about Him in a holy fellowship.,
Sept. 28 (T4Inlght-"SI.IGIITI.\) (.tnOl'fo: ". Lana There is room for all Christians, from the last to
I Turner ((1)). the greatest, at Hi* Table.
The Mark Of A GentlemanA Friday, &It.| 29-To Be AnnoulI *1. I "It is a family Table. Those about His Table are I'

large percentage of Uncle Sam's naval Saturday, Sept. SO--AERIAL GUNNER." Kivhanl Arlen. members of His world family. They wear His name
Naval' The aged and the young are here. No distinctionscan
forces of made of
are,, necessity, up Sunday. October "ARSENIC AND OLD LACE." ('an Grant and be made here between rich and poor, wise and
Reserve: officers and enlisted personnel. I rriscilla Lane A story of a criminally insane Uwuki)nlle family ignorant cultured and uncultuted. "]
Probably few of us came into the service In comedy fashion. ((2)). I)I "This fellowship about the Lord's Table reaches 1

without some thought of what it was going !Monday October 2-"TILL ME :MEET: AGAIN" Hay' ;\lIlIand.! out to the ends of the earth. What languages what ,,j

to be like-how we would get along underNavy This one has an emotional ap|>eal. An AnicrUait axlulor possessing :i jcolois' what ranges of people are members today '
Information vital to the Allies Is. aided In lii*> effort to es<'a|>e the 'of this group of guests about His Table Every
regulations etc. Gestapo by a notice in content in Kruno- The i.tor> take a ,somewhat |' Christian Church, with very few exceptions tl follI !!- 1
Likewise probably few of us got throughthe surprising: turn. (8)( ). I urea this Table as its own, with one Host, Jesus

early days without being told in effect TUt'lodaOdottt'r "MUSIC MANHATTAN.; ," Ann :o.hlrlt'anll Christ Here Christians forget their difference*, remembering -

that "if you conduct yourself like a gentle Dennis Day. Eighty minutes of well made comedy with music.Anne only Him and ''the. wide Brotheihood
man you'll not have any trauble." In brief, looks, sings and dances well to the music of Charlie Barnett into which He bungs them.
and orchestra. ((4)). --'t
if you were brought up to be courteous in I I
M'ednesday, Oc'otlt'r"OS}: MYSTERIOUS SlC ll "
r. Chester Morris.
civilian life you'd have no difficulty if you . Boston Dlatkie Is once again called In to sole the disappearance Navy Radio Programs
displayed that same courtesy in the Navy. I of the fabulous Blue Mar diamond. Morris; gets into alii
i That, in a sense, is what the salute amountsto. kinds of predicaments, but as usual he leans out the crooks and IIIUKSDAV:' J(

It is a mark of courtesy, not necessarilyto i I clears up the situation. (6)). I ""Servke Time"-W.MIW '(CHS) IfiOO-ltiJS 11
Thursday, October 5-"'"'A TtUJ.OO BRIDGE." Vl\len Leigh Vnd I 1I..81111"-W.IIII. 1X3.V1MO:
the that ,
whom salute although
man you Robert Tailor' The immortal lots storj enacted! IM' two stellar I "The First I.Ine"ItUt (ellS) 22UO-SS30
is also true, but particularly to the uniform performers in Waterloo Bridge will not be fllrg4ltt..n' n. 1'i"len MtlDAVSertlte-
which he wears. We know that you are proudto I Leigh as "street' walker" finds shortlived happiness In the arms Time"-\\MIill (CHS) 1600-I625"
wear the uniform of this great nation. A of an Army officer, portrayed b> Robert '1'alor. "Naty :Xeufc"-WJAX 1750HMNa
goodly percentage volunteered to wear that Friday October "STRANGERS:' IN HIE NIGHT." William Terry \y lI..alllln.-\\.IIII. 1K3.V1MO
"Meet Your Na\'>'" W.IIII (Blur) :2434.2100SATUR1)A1' :
I Virginia Grey.
uniform. It should be and unquestionably is,
mark of Saturday, Octollf'r"DtSTHO"fU'" Edward G. Robinson... The I
a pride. I "Halls. \
stirring story of a modern ship. named for the immortal John Paul of 1\llInt4'zlIIna"-\\'J'UQ (M) IMiU-IKSO I
You can find rules for saluting almost] I Jonre<< In her triumphant return to the Fleet after having Ix-en SUNDAY
anywhere you desire to look among the many branded an outcast on her shakedown cruise.Figures I I "lJo'<(u"Ja'k.t Choir"-MM Hit (CBS) 1IO.VIISO'

regulations governing.your conduct in the ( in parentheses are play dales for Student Officers. !, "..s'lflc !"tor)"WJAX (NBC) ::3910-24U

Navy. However, there's only one hard and i i auditorium). I II MONDAY\ -
---- "I''1. S. Navy Hand"-MM AX (NBC) 1230-1243:
fast rule need. That is
common cour-
you I "Ner "ice Time" "
tesy and decency. If you were walking down "Bill :Nalle
a -Hluejaoket J'lanl'lt-WIIUt I CSV-1 Ml"Naty
the street in civilian clothes during the I I g breezes g II Divine Services I :New*"-MM AX 150-17.W

morning hours and passed another person a c an' lleadlha.-WJIII. JM5-1MO

you'd probably say, "good morning." In ef- g Salty Humor From g FfoUtUnt Chapel l: M UIIi. heed sad Tl'ESD'A\'_ I

fect, that is what the salute amounts to-a g Here And There :g= Birmingham: -Holy Avenue.07.TO Communion.. ""Ser\loe lIt'8dlillt'W.J Tlm.-WMfUt (CBS) 1WXMft2SNay 1M3-IMW )

tort! of greeting, plus the very importantfact caDCCCCCDaaDccaCCCDa Co1'3O-RElult Divine 5fnl ('. "Aook'our Natj"-MM 111* :-'ri(j 21(0.2131)WEDNESDAY
that it is a mark of respect for the uni- 0930 Training Center Chine MT\re.! I
Shock C\! 30-:Sunday;; School: (small chapel). -
form. I "1 hear you took those chorus 1045 18-15-General Dhlne service "Sf'nlt'e Thne"-WJ\I (CIIS) t1\4)-161.\
The salute is no badge of servitude. Is an gills out to dinner What did they Cath4Ilic Vesper Chapel service. "NlnSf'w..JAX. 1:'ft-li5.S j
Jlrufi.( head sad "Na\ .
I lest ?" ) 1If'8dlinf'-\\'JIII. 1$35.1$40Frofn
indication of Birmingham At
a good military man-a man .ue.
0630-Mas .
who respects the uniform and who realizes I-. C7CO>rau.* !

that discipline is integral] and MvJO-Mas _._"':1. I Olier
an necessary "What did ;you have ? 0030 Mas*. Pa/ers
part of Navy life. I "Heait failure!" 100-1-1311'1100-Mas*. I

Think about that. When you salute another --- ': ChriklUa fd!: are Fenirer Mi,tia There Is one question that we cannot avoid m

you are saying "good morning" or No Impediment Said 1100-and hmall Birmingham chapel. Atease these stirring times. What kind of a world do8 ;

"good afternoon" to him while at the same I The draft officer looked up at J "Kh i'eniee| : Small Chapel (Muv want to live in? If we care enough we'll bACk our ;
the tin Road and Birmingham Menus). fighting with some solid thinking and constructive '
rawboned farm hand some
time giving the proper respect to the uni- standing ]fo(O- aLbalh SerMce Krldav ).
bt'forehim and said "I guess the Kl -?? St>rceSaturday! ). acting after this war is over. If we don t
form which both of
you wear. I Cat airy l IH the place for you, sir." 17,1O-Dnotlonl (Tuesday, NAGS and care, we'll find ourselves wrapped up in focal
--- --- -- "------- Cecil Field.17'x0Dctolions. troubles in
"No since. ," said the young ( the future. Upon the answer to that
) Green
. Back To The Farm farmer firmly. "Anj'thing but the Cote Srrlnci.: question depends our attitude toward our countivour
Cavalry, If you don't mind." mates in the service, our neighbors and our
Back somewhere during the days of Word] I "Uhat's jour prejudice against the contest. "If you can't kick the sociates all over the globe We've got to win tW

War I a little ditty came out with the words, the Cavalry hi" boy ?" said the of- I ball," he aid, "kick one of the do peace than after we win our war. That seems harder tv :
fiter."Mister. men on the other beating the enemy on the battlefield
team. Now'here's
"Ilow're you going to keep 'em down on the I
," said the farm boy, \\ the ball ?" Maypoit Dispatih.
farm after they've seen 1'aree?" Last week ""hen It come to retreating, I I "Never mind the Lan" shouted __ _:
the JAX AIR NEWS "Inquiring ]Reporter" don't want to W bothered by nohorse. a 1Marine.. "Let's get on with This is the time of year when every citizen )!i
." being exhorted to \ote. The exhortation
the passes
asked some of the fellows what they were game
_. lightly
over the heads of of ablt-
-- -- a large portion
going to do with their War Bond whenit ----- --
money minded persons, who will, never-the-Iess, complain'
is finally collected. :Shoot :Spendthrift loudly later, that elections did not turn out to suit

Three of fifteen replied that they were I'm Cadet 1 I'hcot"ClU.: "Get ready." to die. The neighbor of a man, noted them.
going ; for his extreme thrift, taw him one Political literacy Is one of the first obligations of
fining to seek the peace and solitude of the Cadet No.2: uWh, ?" week in an educated
day citizen. noted
test Samuel
farm when it is all One other said he Cadet No. 1: "I always told) Sunday : Grafton
over. myself "What's up, Jim ?" he asked, "Why writer say in an article in a current national mag-
going to off the the I'd shoot anyone who locked the glad ?" azine "To be
;was pay mortgage on like rags one's own Hitler and to deprive oneselfof
old homestead while at least three more signified Cadet me. No.2: "Do I look like "Haven't you heard the news one's vote, through indifference or pt'l hap!!, inner

their intention of either buying homesor :you ?" "News Triplets J *What!" news?" doubt; this aunty la a form of slavery."
Island Star.
paying for homes they had already ob- Cadet No. 1 "Tee. "Oh, to that accounts for ." -North
tained before they came into the service.To Cadet No. 2: "Then shoot we. began the neighbor One of the greatest faults of an American Is hH

our mind the answers provided by the -- "Yee, that accounts for my wearIng tendency to Plow down when he thinks a fight hasbeen

enlisted] personnel shows that they're sound Hint there clothe What the hell's won or a goal reached. We are not criticizing
He: "What ie home without a the ue of trying to 'le econom his fighting ability nor the way he throws himself'
: thinking fellows who want nothing so much mother?" ical?"' into the fiay--his record on the fighting fronts of

f as to be permitted to mind their own busi- Sbe: "I am, iorJghL" --- the world has proven beyond a doubt that .

ness. In brief, we don't believe there'll be -....-.-.. I ten are in cooks are closed, his effort will have fc writ

any difficulty about keeping them cut of Tough MarineA \> My boy, luare the Il.y stare. No letters that! of is gold;not trouble. 'We with the
our quarrel
Parce. Instead, we may find a back to the team composed of Bluejackets K*<6ie if It i I.. Whiff habit of letting up before the fight has been' wortslowing > --
wae playing a eoccer game with a She knows too imuh-aml if it's ,
farm movement when the present conflict down even though tbeie is much left to to
team ,
composed of Marine A sailor not, ,I done ,
1 is ended. 0 wu outlining the principles if She <"o't }/ne N, ,tl) "'Ih.; .IWcather.


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28 September, 1944' JAX. AIR NEWS Page' Five

''k ." Just A Pleasant Reminder 1 Sees What Her Trainees Are Doing

The I
Inquiring : r sce


'. ReporterQUESTION A _' iufs

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Who U your favorite vocalist- w

Male,,? Female?


C, E. REED S2c, Spartanburg,
S. C: Bob Haymes-I think he's :

go in" places.

Dinah Shore-Need I say more


wyn. 111.: Bing Crosby-He leally ,, t
puts me in the mood
Jane Walton-She can sing _

those Spanish numbers like no one

else can '

York City:: Bob Eberle He's beau-

tlful! -
Helen Forest-What a figure e
she sings, too!!


WAVE, Richmond Hill N. Y.: Bing

Crosby- just like the way he I

sings, effortlessly. It sounds like
he gets a kick out of it. i
r. Frances Langford--No wonder I.t. Comdr. Eleanor Rigby, USNR, Commandant of the U. S. Naval

those G.I.'s overseas turn out when Training School, Hunter College, N. Y., Is shown In the Operation(

L---: the Bob Hope troupe puts on a Office on this Station, observing the work of Mary Henry Yeoman -
show I First Class (left), and Theresa McDowell, Seaman First CI......
Deanna Durbln serves aa an unofficial assistant to Uncle Sam Inoffering PAUL SUK. AMM3c Boston Approximately. 63,000 young women have received Navy "txn>t"

. a timely reminder to mall ChrUtmaa packages to the boysoverseas Mass.: Dick Haynes-He's reallyin training under the direction\ of Comdr. Kigby.
The Universal star U I In continue for her first Technicolor
early the groove. ------ ---
picture, "Can't help Singing"
Helen O'Connell-She's It-
.. got
---- ------ everything!!! Seabees Defy Elements To Move Cargo

ss .t I Thinking Of Gift Chicago: Bob Ebetle-Been my favorite Off Freighter And Save It From Loss

for years. I

For Service Man? Ginny Simms-A good actress.too. In a 45-hour battle against wind,

I Quiz Contest rain, and sea, Navy Seabees unloaded .
.: One of the best Navy yarns I This May Aid YouHere's Pittsburgh, Pa.: Bing Crdsby I (QUESTIONS PRINTED ON 1,150 tons of cargo from'a

making the rounds the one about ; what sailors would like just like his voice. He sure can't heavily laden Liberty ship to re-
i PAGE 3)
the Old Salt who retired after act.
for Christmas according to Inquiries float the vessel which had teen
long years of taking order from made by OWI. Canny Simms--She's got a lot of ANSWERS: trapped in a reef studded New ,

gold braid He settled down iIa I The "Salts" say they want read personality. I 1. Frederick Augusta Bartholdi Guinea bay.
house morning, ALBERT ARM3c
little and ZELKO ,
ing material first of all, such as a French sculptor. France "to The Seabees, members of a special .
:, neighbors noticed a small boy Johnstown Pa.: Frank Sinatra
dictionaries novels, commemorate the alliance of two
stevedore battalion
pocket-sized ( ) com
knock on his door, go In, come "Chills\ run up and down my
'. out again in a few minutes. I I mysteries, Westerns and humor- spine. nations in achieving/ the independence manded by Lt. 'Comdr. John J. Ma.

.: After weeks of this, one cuiious but no war stories; sneakers for Joan Edwards-Oh, those Saturday of the U.S.A. son, USNR, were pressed into
", I showers and moccasin-type bed- Amelia Eat' 25 service when the freighter ran
neighbor stopped the boy on his 1 night Hit Parade 2. hart on May ,
way out, asked him why he visited room slippers; pocket knives with W. H. TRAXLER,' S2c programs Alachua, 1932, for her solo trans-Atlantic aground 50 miles from their advanced .
I attachments Bibles, alarm clocks, to Leland baseTransported f
the old sailor every day "Well, ; Fla.: Frank Sinatra-He's a pretty flight
the youngster replied, "he gives playing cards!, dice, poker chips, good singer. 3. Naval Commander Oliver aboard a second

t me a dime if I say to him, 'The I I insect repellants, small snapshots, Dinah Shore-I like the way she Hazard Perry after he had defeated Liberty ship and accompanied by

Captain wants you immediately.: "I toilet kits and shaving kits, foot sings and the way she looks. the British on Lake Erie, War tour LCMs, which were to be usedas

i ,, "And" asked the neighbor I powder, sun glasses fountain pens, JAMES MUNGER AOMlc. Cedar of 1312. lighters, the Seabees reachedthe
that?" writing pads! fruit cake tinned grounded vessel at nightfall.
"what does he say to I
Rapids, : Bing Crosby 4. On the pads of the paws, on
"Oh he lies down on his bed luxury foods: like olives, sardines, I During the daylong trip, the
I like his style. the and
and roars: Tell the Captain to to nuts; coat hangers, wash cloths, nose tongue. I LCMs lost contact with the rescue .
to blazes!' small homemade personal articles, Betty Hutton-A very entertaining 5. Mrs G, Grant Mason, Jr., ship but were located by U. S.

----- --- : steel mirrors and favorite tobacco gal when as Jane Kendall, she attend-\\ Army search planes which direct
-'c -- mixtures.The CLARENCE METZ S2c Columbia ed a White House ed! them to the stranded vessel. '
Win CommendationFor S. C.: Frank SinatraHe'sgot
Office of War Information Coolidge made the remark torrential rains and
'. his accomplishments as it all over Crosby. I Despite high
Commanding; Officer of a U. S reminds that overseas gifts for Dinah Shoie-It's not what she 6. Rose of Washington Square. winds which lashed the sea and
'.4.. aircraft carrier Rear Admiral men and women in the service My Wild Irish Rose. Rose of No sent the LCMs pitching and crash
sings, but the that she singsit
Joseph J. Clark. USN, 50, has been II should be mailed between 15 Sep !!' way Man's Land. I ing against the side of the beached

,'i commended by Vice Admiral J. H. tember and 15 October and marked PAT CARR. Y3c WAVE Chi 7. Brown, Fordham and Notre vessel the Seabee stevedores went .'
Towers USN, then Commander Air 'I "Christmas Parcel." Dame. I to work While the sea threatenedto
: Bing Cro.iby-He's the only
1' Force U. S. Pacific Fleet, and now I ------ s- cago I 8. Arizona Barker who was pound the ship to pieces on the f

Deputy Commander in ,Chief Pacific Commercials one.Kate Smith-What a voiceandwhat widely known throughout the underworld 'I coral reefs, Seabees unloaded car-
,". Fleet and Deputy Commander Kate "Ma" Barker I go over the side into the bounding
; as or ,
a woman
FOR S.11.1!
; in Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas purposely raised her four sons LCMs. These craft ferried the
LEON ALBIN S2c Baltimore
-- Household Furnltuie. 13X2 A.R.ndolph. cargo across the heavy seas to the
I.:" --- !s-- :See K. S. VelesenFour Md.: Bing Crosby-Sinatra putsme Herman Lloyd, Fred and Arthur, where it unloadedby
I rooms, complete household furnl.hlnlfll. to sleep.Dinah'ShoreShe'j. as!! criminals. They all came to I rescue ship was
Salome? Including.: hie-piece living violent deaths other Seabees. .
except Lloyd, whois
room tulle, solid I maple' bedroom suitedinette just got it
: now serving a 25-year sentencefor With practically no sleep or food
set batty and junior beds, anJall -I can't explain it.
kitchen equipment Price $350. Call mail robbery. during the entire period, the Sea-
Chaplain Caldwell, Extension; 8500. -- + 9. No. America developed it, but bees discharged 300 tons of ma.
Fur Sale-1940 Studebaker Commander "THE WORD"By tvlal 600 tons of fuel and 250
1 4-door sedan Mechanically' perfect. did not go ahead and develop the ,
exceptionally, good:; tires Call G72. Lt.Comdr. tactics for its most effective use, I I tons of water before the ship
W. J. Held SO.( USN. Bid*, EIMAK A. Gl'IST'When in floated free.
545. they gossip In the Navy conjunction with ground forces I
For Sale-Electilc red 1 Iterator. Call (and there's plenty of it there I 10. No. They only knaw off the The Seabees' work was not fin.

Ext USN 6TJ.Bid*U., 545.C mdr. W. J. Held (SC). Of who's coming to the station andwho's labels to get at the glue underneath ished, however. The unloading pro.
and the
cess was cargo
I '-iI-- going, when and where: I
reloaded and restowed aboardthe
I -- --- was
i I When the rumors thick are pour-
freighter before the latter was
I 30,000,000 Pieces Ing out of mouths that should
able to continue its Journey.

V-Ma.l. In A Month They be are shut spreading, in the Navy, i WEDDINGS -

! All outgoing letter mail handledby what butt." is known as "scuttle I I The following are the wedding New Fire Retardant

the Fleet Post Office, New performed at the Station chapels! :
1 York, for the Atlantic Area duringthe But the times the chief Is talking, : Reduce
May DangersRear
Sept and Paney
he's : Barney Floyd -
a man that must be heard, I
month of left New York
July, ''
That's a very different matter, forhe's Louise Douglas! ; Joseph Clyde Admiral Edward L. Coch
1j by plane for major overseas distribution I
Smith and I.ane AlvU I.
giving out "the word" Virginia ; rane U. S. Navy, Chief of the
I centers. In quantity this I IIt Down, Jr.. and Rhoda Janet I
Bureau of ,
j amounted to more than 30,000,000 Ships Navy Department
1'hom 13 Frank VernerKorie
I son Sept :
pieces of V-Mall, air mail, and breaking regulations you'vebeen I discloses: that a new nre-
and Katherine Conrad
I brought before the mast I Mary -
retardant treatment which decreases *
regular letter mail. And the Skipper's talking to ] Sept 16: Ernest 0, Crane, I
you the Are hazard of kapoklife
I The total Navy mall handled by
Jr. and Charlotte H. Dowse Carl
that's I lesson! Cearn ;
a it fast!
" i iThat's preservers and yet retains
all Fleet Post Offices during July
Jo:. March Jr. 'harlotte
Included more than 99,000,000 not "sytlttlebutt">> he's spill. their buoyancy has just been developed _
ing as he orders, "Go below!" I Bland \laI.! ; Albert O. SctuiUe: in the Bureau's research
of V-Mail and letters I
pieces newspapers -
and Kstelle II. Schmidt Charles
< He is :
and surely telling something it is l laboratories and given service ap
', < I lel.orlne Lelly and Ketha VirginiaRuble
_. best for you to know. I proval.
--- ---
s E Ey That's the truth beyond a question, ; lllllla Charles Young and i i iJaneth I New Navy specifications requirethis
Dale Johnson; Francis\! Patrick
just something that's in-
To CommissionEM's 1 I flre-retardant treatmentfor
,.t' Army fefred. I, f) John and Edith Ann Cue- I new

In The Field You should be a wiser! sailor when bas Sept 11: William T. Marks! all knapsack and jacket' typ
life and this will do
he's and Josephine Murk. Sept 18:
given "the word
Battl- eld ',ppointments of war you II Clarence husk and Ruth :Morgan i much to simplify the problem of:

rant officers and enlisted men to When the gunnery instructor! Sept 19: Edwin: West" Bradford tire control on shipboard, Rear +;,

(111I. be commissioned officers in the shows you how the gun is and Ruth Marine U'augh; Norman Adm. Cochrane said J

( army has become one of the best made, A, Wake and Eleanor C. Ilofman. Most previous attempts at so

means of securing competent com Bids you tear It down aud build it. I Sept. 31: Sidney K. Jones and :Marie called "fire proofing" have met
s. bat leadership, the War Department 'tis for that he's junior grade. Soaturro; Robert I.. nun and with failure, because the fire-re

has learned. When he's teaching recognition; Nell AlvU. Sept 20: Joseph C. tardant treatment lacked permanence )
... Ownbey, of Cortex Colo., More than 200 of these appoint- how to spot both ship and I McKlnney and Dorothy Jane Filbert. or stiffened or deterioratedthe
, now employed as a Lo Angel ments were made
elevator operator, cast her filmy Theater and all of these men That's not "scuttlebutt" young anti Mildred H, Watson! ; John Byron : decrease in buoyancy.
( ro4lint (and what's In It) into subsequently have conducted themselves I sailor That I is something else I Slocuni and Bertha Viola
officers. It
with credit
Vhe ring a* an entrant In movie as again. Greek 84'It.S: : : Joseph Dean )"..1. trials McAlovey. Sept 21: Robert
estimated that within the next
producer. \Valtf'tVanger's nationwide approximately 6,000 'more'Of And, you'd better give attention tan and Urelchen Ann Lentley; Allen/ Fee and Virginia AiifttelMIlarrell
"mot ,
fcearck for the year combat will be t lest promotion be deferred, John It. Moore aud Marlon .1". Fit/-, ; James O. Pittman an.. '
beautiful girl In America; Wan. For gerald Morton M. : If. Grlnov >l..
the made. ' that striper of- the Navy Is ; Whitney and Margaretto ; George r
,gor'4, final selection will pUy -''-4 just giving: you "the .word." JoyceIk: Walters; Frederick ward Griffin and Beatrice A..aeoll{
In his new production, I
title role ,. 1.1' I I Th'IIIatV1II1.1111'1 and Eileen Pa- Willard. '
rS I' < -Stlng r. -
"Salome, .Where She Danced. Kl. V..c I.ipl .v. A skidl 4


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I'oguISiX;: JAX AIR NEWS 28 September 1944 .jj,,j


Brad Ecklund Gets Pointers On Centering Ball In "T" Flier Squad Needs Work j

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Ik : :' :'h: :' ?/:' \ t t'; \ ,;',: :, :' ,+" I t <'::. : ;' J < j jr Before Florida Opener .

., The evening of October 7th when the 1944 Fliers oper
:><4'' ,. "" ,' their season against the University of Florida Gators i ii. -

r- : ; not far off and no one realizes it more than Lieut. Don w

Faurot, head coach.
to do before J.
\ "We've got a big job '
1 '
Lieut. Fau-
that first game
rot began. "Our squad is far from Softball Team '.
ready to play its best brand of t
ball." Held BanquetThe
Known to be a realist and not a
singer of the blues in sizing up Naval Air Station Softball w'
football candidates, Lieut. Faurot team, champions of the Naval Air :
stated that the Influx of new men Operational Training Command
to the squad and the short daily north-central league, were feted in ]
periods available for practice ses- a banquet at the Windsor hotel last
'sions have been problems night at 6:30: p. m. I

I U'I : 1 I "A large part of our squad Is Billy Reed, Y2c, former Broad <
1 t + "' experienced and needs all the practice way showman, acted as master of .
it can have," went on Coach ceremonies.
Faurot. "We do, of course, have Invited guests included: Comdr.
I and I
some experienced material John Raby, NAS executive officer;
expect those men to be ready for I Lt. N. M. Calderwood and Lt. H.
the opener. Mole, of A and R, Lt. Comdr. R T.
I "Our contract with the University Smith, NAOTC; Lt. W.
j of Florida does not permit us I Personnel; Comdr. R. Nichol-
.f to play men who have played or- I Lt. Baroni, 0 and G; Lt Comdr
e C l 1 m I ganized pro ball and thereby we L. Jensen, VPB; Lt. .W. H. Chat-
lose the services of two backfield
am, Transportation; Lt. Comdr.
men Bill Leckonby. ex-Brooklyn G. Savage T 4; Lt. Comdr. L. E.
Dodger back and George Faust, Haskell. Lt R. Sparks and Lt
I Chicago Cardinal back; and Lineman John Mason, Physical Training;
Alie White, who played for
Comdr. E. Mahan Welfare; Lt
the Philadelphia Eagles. Col. G. J. Weisenberger, VF 4;
. A practice game which had been and Lt. J. Henderson, Ship's Store
NAAS for
scheduled with Mavport Ashore.
Saturday has been called off at
Members of the team
Mayport's request. Florida beat attendingwere
Mayport 36 to 7 in Gainesvillelast Lt. George Barclay, coach;
Johnny Slater, Rudy Gray, W. L.
Brad Kcklund, who was named Southeastern Service team center last fall while a member of the Saturday. at 1700 the Harris, Stan Pointek; Jerry Condo,
NATTO Air Raider eleven, learns the correct manner of centering the ball in the "T" formation. His instead on Saturday full Sarge Carrigan Sam Elliot. W. E.
Instructor Is Lieut Don Faurot, head coach. Quarterback George McCkllan stands directly back of Fliers will bold a Lee, Ed Shankie, Dick Walker,
Ecklund.. Continued On Page Seven I
Tommy Bishop, Knute Dermott,
G. T. Murphy, V. T. Reynolds J.
Cooney, Lt. Bill Leckonby, Archie
Boathouse Offers O and G Carter, Alf Anderson and Buddy

., 1e ,.' Weiner Team members who have been
Title Threat In SoftballBoathouse transferred were: J. Keough, M. E.
Trees, Whitey Henricksen and
.\. the dark horse entry in the Station Softball "Dad" Steinhofer.

,1 playoffs, is making a great stretch run for the title which

Ordnance and Gunnery apparently has clinched.
Boxers Lose To
O and G has completed its playoff BlandingIn
slate with a record of 11 tri- struck out five and walked four.A Fights At Army CampNaval
By Edmund Welsh, YYt : umphs and one defeat while the and R scored its one tally In
onrushing Boathouse crew has the last of the eighth. Steegar put Air Station boxers lost a
t eight victories and one defeat. down a beautiful bunt and was 4 to. 3 decision to Camp Blandinglast
safe. Joe Golden popped up. Knute before crowd of 5.000
Friday a
Ed. Note-Guest columnist today Is Sgt. Frank Deblols, whose syndicated I
\ column "Warming The Bench," is distributed each week by Camp Newspaper Standings I Dermott walked. Buddy Weiner soldiers at the Army Camp.
1 Service v. L. slapped a line single to left field, Lieut Eddie Adams' lads earneda
_ b ._ By Sgt. Frank Deblois o Boathouse and G 11 8 1 1 Steegar scoring. tie with Blanding in the matches

.F Camp Newspaper Service I A and R 9 2 Condo, 0 and G's ace hurler, got here, each team winning four
I into two other jams but pitched bouts.
Studies In Pessimism : Boathouse has games to play with beautifully to retire the side In Salvadore Alvarez Navy, won on
I VPB, Dispensary and Ship's Store TKO James Hawkins,
the seventh frame A and R had a over
Football coaches-unlike those happy and fun-loving ''I Ashore, none of whom are within the bases loaded with none out but Army, two rounds. (135 Ibs.).
gnomes, the fight managers-are traditionally gloomy, despondent reach of the title. failed to score Condo got his Ralph Cruz, Army, declsioned
melancholy, pessimistic and readers of Schopen- This afternoon at 1330, Boat- team's only hit.Dispensary Carlos SUva Navy (125 Ibs.).
house the first of three
I approaches T 4 6 to 0 Jack Lucarelll, Navy, decisioned
hauer. bunch.We stopped ,
They are not a happy .
hurdles in the path of a first place as Shrout turned in a five-hit Vincent Chlacco, Army (160 lbs.).
used to know a fight man- ,. tie when it clashes with VPB at Johnny DuPont Army, won on
game. The victors scored in the
Lew Jenkins, once the light-
who habitually overmatched seaplane point. a TKO over George Schaeffer,
ager third when Shankie and Shrout
weight champion of the world and In games during the past week, '
I Navy (165lbs.)
his bums of high cal- tripled and
against men now a seaman first class in the A and R handed 0 and G its first consecutively againin Charles Forerzl, Army, decisioned -
ibre In the ring. To hear him talk Navy, patched up an old quarrel defeat 1 to 0. Dispensary white- the fourth. Fitzpatrick was safe Buddy Thomas Navy (140 Ibs).
about it, however, the tanks in with fight manager Cy Mulcahy, washed T 4, 6 to 0 and DocksFerries on Kenna an error.and Shankie Gambut doubled. Mc- Marvin Reid, Navy, decisioned
I his stable always had the punch a seaman second, when they met beat Personnel, 8 to 3. tripled singled. Shrout Howard Benk, Army (150 Ibs).
recently at a Naval base. They For eight innings, the 0 and G- decisioned
Ted Phillips, Army,
of Jack the guile of Gene I. Shrout had two
Dempsey, triples and a
chatted for hours about boxing and A and R game was a pitchers' battle Dick Lee, Navy (160 Ibs.).
Tunney and the durability of Battling related subjects and the rancor between Stan Pointek, A and single two and Shankie, a triple and One of the closest scraps was be-

Nelson. disappeared with the aid of a com- I R, and Jerry Condo, 0 and G. Poin- I Mohler singles.pitched for T 4. Folds tween Phillips and Lee. Weighing
"My bum will moider him," be mon uniform-the Blue of the tek allowed only one hit and struck I 144 Ibs., Lee gave the 162-lb. Phil-
used to say. tfavy. out 10 men. Condo gave up 5 hits Continued.On Page Seven lips a tough fight.

coach We used too, who to know habitually u football came Lieut. Don Faurot And Six Aides Will Pilot 1944 All-Station Teams

up with the strongest teams in his

always conference.had lIe a -- --l

I t
' j powerhouse, a I ,
team with fleet -' J

backs, a blockbusting //pip .i
line, :< f
and a hotel full '
\, I II It
of reserves. Yet, Sf II I

he would cry

like a baby
I -
when anybody 1e

asked him what j.-_ jt \
his prospects

4 5 were.'Those bruisers will kill my ?\l

boys," he used to moan before the
Spearfish Normal game. "We
haven't got a chance."
This year all the weepers In
football really have something to
weep about. The lineups of col-
lege football teams In the U.S.A.
this fall are as full of holes as a P t R e t. x I IQa
., slice of Swiss cheese. You could y ,
travel from coast to coast without
finding an outstanding team-if
you skipped West Point and An-
napolis. On the banks of the HudSon -
and at Crabtown on the Bay,
we are pleased to report, there is I
nothing to weepeed this year.
The by Lt. Col
Earl (Red) Blaik, is very likelyto
have the best football team in
Its history this fall. And the Navyis
quite likely to have a better one. .
When you think of what's golnr a"t i7f 1c3y.. e..I' IPS .1' at A 'eeR J :I. ,d !, .

to happen when these two babies the 1944 coaching staff for the all- ttlon football team. The eoarlits and their pre-war asulgnments are: Lieut John Mason,
tangle, why It's enough to make backfield coach, Colorado Bchool of Mines; Lieut Don Faurot, head Coach, U. of MUhourl; Lieut. Marty McDonouirti, aa.'t coach, Fitchburg -
+ you shudder. Maw, high school; Lieut; George Barclay, a* 't coach, Uartntouth; Lieut Jim Tatum, Line coach, North Carolina IJeut Monk
S .. ;Army has a lot of great backs: EdwanK a't coach, \VlchIU, Han,, high school; and Lieut. Gene CUMNlrtiiiilt, aers't coach, U of Havana. Lts. MaionFaurot andTf.turaI
Continued On Page Seven heft 1 l ,
nrrc tolltfn coaches.+ S : i < c i \



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.1 28 September, 1944 JAXXAIR' NEWS Page Seven .!t

Camp Blanding Fighter Evens Score First Of Combat They Don't Worry About Ration Points
f .

r Crew End Work .j ,

ti- At Muni No. OneThree .}'

crews, the first to com-
plete their course of combat train- 'K' wK J ,

ing at Municipal No. 1, graduated

Tuesday afternoon, and were extended -

congratulations by Comdr.C. wrt
F. Nieberle, commanding officer -
4 at the Naval Auxiliary Air Facility -

City officials ware guests for the
occasion, and attended a luncheonat
T which Comdr. Nieberle was the d,1.,
host. The visitors from Jackson-
ville were conducted on a tour of a
the station.
"You are our first combat w
e trained teams," said Comdr.
sI Nieberle, in adresslng pilots and
e., ? alrC1'ewmf'n, "and we look upon : Et
;': ,,<: you with a certain amount of
u _L "" 0rt pride, who views
,# '., an a sculptor ,
\ > $4t his finished model, the painter
< : \ ;1 who looks at his completed work.
if j. '. \Ve have tried to give you thebest Don't get excited and rush to the jetties at Mayport for a fishing
". i" ., training possible, with com- expedition for they don't come like this everyday-but Saturday wasa
bat experienced Instructors to lucky day for Lieut Gilbert 1\(. Roberts, Jr., USNR, of Malnside
., guide you, in order to best fit dispensary for he nabbed this 35-1. sea bass (red fish) while angling
you for the greater task that from said jetties. For bait he used cut mullet. Those ardent anglers
. still lies ahead." who do like to catch 'em big have at least an opportunity now, for
.... ;> ., .. < The men received their train- September and October are the best sea bass or red fish months
., '",. Ing under the direction of Comdr. along the east coast of Florida. Oh yes, the lady In the photo Is
,; .i Charles Bleriman, Jr., who recently Sirs. Roberts-and she caught the fish that she's holding.
returned from duty in the South
;)- Pacific as executive officer of a
'1+ ; .. ..,, patrol plane photo reconnaissance Kin of Servicemen Get Full

'.' ....,. squadron. He was recently deco-
rated with the Distinguished Fly
t ing Cross for his work.
-. Benefits of Social
If; The crews which completed their SecurityWidespread
.,i;; ,:.:. ::. :: ,
". .' ...... ,< .. 4 courses Tuesday, have been together -
Charley Forrezl, New York City, Army, right, took a close three- for the entire training period. among GIs in the services is the impression
round decision from Buddy Thomas, Washington, D. C., Navy, In During the scores of hours of train- that servicemen lost their rights to social security benefits
the match between the Naval) Air Station and Camp Blanding at Ing flights, everything from a two- the day they entred the service.
Nothing the Social Se-
hour hop to a 10 hour says
Blanding last Friday. Thomas beat the Army boxer at Mason Field. gunnery
--- practice trans-ocean hop-the 11 curity Board, could be further fram the truth than this
men of the crew learned Intimately belief.As .
The Runway Boathouse Offers 0 & G the personality and qualifica- a matter of fact, under the

Continued From Pfege Six Title Threat In Softball tions of each other. law the survivors of servicemenare
Flights have been of strictly Want To Own
Tom Lombardo, Glenn Davis, Max op- entitled to certain specific
Continued From Page Six erational nature, and as closelyas
benefits if the soldier worked in
Minor, Bobby Dodds, Doug Kenna
under game conditions, playing as possible were conducted under covered employment before he entered Home? Here's
and Dean Sen- .A} long as their practice period per simulated combat conditions. the armed forces and died
sengaugher.Lombardo t- !W! mits, probably until 1800. -'-aI "currently" insured. In other How You Can
a At present, the backfield accord words, his family is entitled to
'i ten-second Y..\\ ing to the coaching staff's reportsis payments if he was employed in
guy Dental OfficersTo Continued
\\ shaping up better than the line. a Job covered by the social security rage One
is the slowest More experienced material seems program for at least half of up to 20 per cent of the cost of
man In the available in this department. Meet the last three years of his life before the property. But the total amount
backfield Davis At left half, Leckonby, Joe MondayMeeting he entered the service. guaranteed by the Government in
Army's best Brown, Georgia Tech frosh last The families of servicemen are both loans cannot exceed $2,000.
year and Joe Castellano, East of the Dental Officers' also entitled to various other benefits This provision makes it possiblefor
back last year, Chester, N Y. high school playerare Dental Study Club will be advanced if the serviceman died "fully" veterans to get cash for original
is the fastest \ performing. At right half, thereis one day, due to a conflict in the insured, if he had been employedin down payments on homes.
fullback in the Gus Letchas, 1943 NATTC Air schedule of one of the invited private industry or business for Interest on such secondary loans
game. Kenna, Raider star, G J. Donaldson, who clinicians, it has been announcedby at least half the period betweenJan. can run up to :5) per cent. Veterans
tabbed has played high school ball, and Comdr. F. C. Snyder. The pro- 1, 1937-when the social security have until two years after the war
J' the best Johnny Allsup, Hardin-Simmons gram will be presented by MajorN. program IM-gan-and the or two years after their discharge
Army back since Red Cagle beforehe letterman.At Jones, U. S. Public Health Serv- time of his death, or half the pe- (whichever is later) to take ad-
broke his arm two :years ago, is Quarterback, George :Mc- ice, Jacksonville, and Lieut. J. W. riod since he became 21, if that vantage of the loan opportunities.
ready to roar once again. Sensen- Clellan, Stetson, "Kit" Klttrell Richter, USNR, of NATTC on 2 was a later date.
baugher, a plebe, was a sensational Baylor Ail-American, Johnny October in building 601, corner of Monthly benefits are payable to Loans on the same basis are
freshman scatter-back at Ohio Dierker, San Jose College, and F. Saratoga and Jason Sts., at 2045. the following survivors of persons available for veterans who want to
State last year. L. Rodgers, Baylor and North Parking space is available at the who were "fully" insured under buy farms. :Money from the loans
Navy, coached this year by Texas Teachers are leading candi rear of the building. the Social Security Act: may be used to purchase land,
Comdr. Oscar E. (Swede) Hag- dates. Don Wojicechowski, Pitts- Lieut Richter will present "Man 1. Children receive monthly payments buildings, livestock, machinery or
; berg, who has succeeded Capt. I I field Mass., high school player and ifestations of Oral Syphilis," illus- until they are 16, or until other equipment or for making repairs -
", John E. VVhelchel, has backs as Francis Mattingly, Texas A and I trated by slides while Major Jones they're 18 if they are still in school. and improvements. But if
.'b., good AS the Army and a line as star are holding forth at fullback. will offer a paper on "The Newer 2. A widow with children under you are a veteran and want to buya
good as the Chicago Bears. The -l...j- Methods in the Treatment of her car, provided she does not remarry farm, you must show that you
backs include little Hal Hamberg, Fliers Need Hard Work Syphilis." receives monthly paymentsuntil know something about farmingand
,, .W. mainstay of last year's oncebeaten her youngest child is 18. The are likely to make a success of
"". Navy team, Dick Druden, Bill Continued From Page Six payments stop then, but begin the undertaking.
r Barron, Joe Sullivan, Jim Pettit, and Jackson got two hits apiecefor Ga. Pre-Flight Slates again when the widow is 65 and -
': Tom Dwyer and Bruce Smith. The the losers. I continue until her death.
linemen include Don Whitmire, Bethea twirled Docks-Ferries to Nine Game Grid Card 3. A widow without children under DALLAS, Texas (CNS)-Whenpolice
:... ''All-American tackle Jack her care receives found Charles Harrell shav-
; Big its 8 to 3 decision over Person monthly pay-
:Martin, All-American center; Captain nel. Docks-Ferries notched four Here is the 1944 home scheduleof ments when she reaches the age of ing in somebody else's bathroom,
Ben Chase, a hulking guard, rums in the first inning on sin- the U. S. Navy pie-flight schoolat 65 provided that she has not remarried they arrested him on a charge of
and a half dozen speedy ends. gles by Hampton, Kaufman, Rob- Athens, Ga. The pre-flight elev- I housebreaking. Harrell, righteously -
4. ;, Faced with the prospect of tack erts and Kephart aided by a walkto en Is being coached by Lieut. 4. Dependent parents also receive indignant at his arrest, said he
'' ling this monster of the midway on McLaughlin. Raymond (Ducky) Pond, pre-war payments when they reach had just dropped" in "to clean up
M 'W:" Dec. 2, Col. Blaik is whistling"l.5 Personnel got two runs in the grid mentor at Bates college. the age of 65 provided that the for a date.
bravely in the graveyard. "We have first inning on walks to Harper Schedule deceased serviceman left neithera
: ,..l a better team than last year," the and Hogan and singles by Bowden 30 Sept.-South Carolina at Columbia widow or a child under 18. be lost, the Social Security Board
'ot' ., Army coach says, "but we still and Roberts.A S* C. Monthly benefits are payable to I has urged that claims for benefits
,', can't compare with Navy. They triple play credited to Boat- 8 6ct.-Cherry Point N. C. Marines the following survivors of per- should be filed immediately after
'," have everything." house went from Bethea to :Mc- Fliers 15: Oct.-Morris Field, N C Army sons who were "currently" insured the insured person's death. Monthly -
., His eye lan down the Navy ros- Laughlin to Bethea in the third 21 Oct.- Hill pre-fllght at : payments to survivors are retroactive -
ter and he shook his head and sigh inning. Chapel Hill, NeC; 1. Children receive monthly pay- but not for more than
ed. Then came the payoff remark. 5 2T Nov.-Morris Oct.-Ga. Tech Field at Atlanta.Army Filers at ments until they are 16-or 18 if three months prior to the monthof
"But that doesn't mean we Dame, Penn and Navy. Charlotte. still in school. filing. Therefore, if a claim is
.M" won't beat the Navy," he said. The Navy will play North Caro- 11 Nov.-Chapel Hill Pre-Fllght. 2. Widow with children under not filed until the fourth month
Army's schedule includes North lina Pre-Flight, Penn State, Duke, 19 Nov.-Daniel Field, Ga.. Army her care receives payments until I after the month of the insured
\ Carolina, Brown, Pittsburgh, CoastGuard Georgia.Tech, Penn, Notre Dame, 25FNov: ,-Daniel Field Army Filers the youngest child is 18. r I.person's death, one month's pay-
''j. Duke, Villanova, Notre Cornell, Purdue and Army. at Augusta. Ga In order that no payments may ment is lost.

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?agtiyic: ht QtV'tTAN.' ... JAX AUWS! NEWS 28 September.. 1944

Civilian Employees News Civilians To Form I Inside Public Works / I II

I Editorial( Offices By Audrey Woitibhi

Personnel Relations 13 ClubManyTall Sallies Just as we think summer id definitely .
Office. Bldg. Angling Supply
Telephone Extension--888 I I over, someone else takes a
vacation-this time it Is Ethel -
The Civilian Employees' News a two-page section of the Jax Air Tales By Llsette TempleOur Mathews, Lt. Comdr. Thouren'saect'etary .
News, -is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's ComingStories who said she intendedto

Civilian Employees and is sponsored by the feature story this week Is spend a quiet restful week at

Employ Association for Civil Service Employees! Developing From one of glorified motherhood, !Introducing .. the beach. However, we have heard
to Mrs. Pearl Austin
Officers rumors that would indicate a
William O. Kincaid, President Phillip D. Myers, Treasurer I Organization Should Be who very quietly works away at what more romantic purpose--are

Polly Vetter, Secretary Interesting ReadingSeveral her desk in Bookkeeping Section. those wedding bells we hear,
We "Glorified" because :
say she
, Directors Ethel? Well
y we thought not, but
George H. Martin Melt C. Jackson months ago a survey typifies the relentless courage .of that was the rumor.

Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Woods was conducted by the Employees' so many others who have the fortitude I Dot Parker, of Design Section,

t, Phillip D. :Myers Kenneth D. McDuffie Association for Civil Service Employees to bounce back from Ufe'sj spent a week-end in North Caro. ;

Daniel R Whiddon William O. Kincaid to determine which kind cruelest blows with the unsung line getting away from the heat, !
r Polly Vetter of entertainment the Civilian Per resiliency.of which only a motheris and the drawing board. We know '

News Reporting Staff sonnel of this station were most capable. Mrs. Austin's family she had a grand time. Speaking of
Interested in. Interest was prevalent consisted of three sons, all of whom Section
Assembly and Repair: Design we understand that

Maintenance ...........___._...._..............................Walter Riviere in a great many forms of relaxing enlisted when our country went to Mr. J. P. Reynolds has joined the

Accessories .............._........_.._....._.....................:...W. T. Martin entertainment, chiefly I war. By name they were S/Sgt. Electrical Department.
Metal and Machine _._._..._..._...._.........Thelma E. Register among them were, dancing, fish Robert Edwards, USMAC; lct Lt. Sylvia Joseph, the singing Mail,

Engine Overhaul .........._...._........-.._.........Lillian Lindsey ing, home state affairs, baseball I Dave W. Edwards, U. S. Army; File & Record Clerk Is recuperating

Progress .................................___.._....................Tom Quinn and bowling Fishing proved to be I and Sgt. Frank A. Austin, U. S. from a tonsllectomy, and the

+ Aircraft Overhaul ...?,..,..-,,.,...._._._.................Amelia Drawdy one of the most popular of the Army. offices have seemed strangely silent .
. Interim Overhaul ........_......_._..................,..::....Laura Adams sports in which interest was After the bitter battle of Wake without her cheery greeting,

Production Eng, ....._, .____-.___.._..............Don Ragin shown. Huge departmental dances Island.that Mrs. Austin was notified She is getting along very nicely.
Robert who
Production Control ......_...,......_..........................Pattie Bennett have been given, which every NAS, was co-pilot, and according to sister Agnes, and ex.
IVb Employees ......................................_.......................Adeline Joe Is Civilian has been privileged to attend gunner, on a dive-bomber' ; pects to be back very soon.
Inspection and Survey: ; various sporting events have was killed on December 8, 1941. Joe Walpole, of the Survey Section _

Aircraft Overhaul ...........?....._...._.m.............Muriel E. Mitchell been held, that likewise, were opento Frank, a radio technician, is stationed Is also recovering from a minor w\.

+ Supply Dept. .........._....-.._.___..._._...._...._..............Ruth LoveA. all civilian workers who wantedto presently "somewhere in operation. (Sounds more like
England and Dave the 1st Lt.
& R. Depts ..............._.........._..._................ Ruth C. Ralsch participate; but, there was one has been in France since D-Day, Operations than Public Works,
doesn't it? Pun!)
Sara .Verner sport that the Employees' Association
but Is now in Germany. Dave has .
Is Pete Capps planning to become
Priscilla Glenn seemed at a loss as how to moved forward all the with
way an
Duchin THe'staking
Public Work Dept........................?.............................._Audrey Womble properly organize, and that was anti-aircraft battery a second
Louise Abraham the sport of fishing. So, it sort of t So, quietly, and unassumingly piano lessons now, so wo
are Informed. Wonder if he can
Cecile Devenish drifted along without anything has Mrs. Austin engrossed her-
Supply Department........................................................._..Lise t te Temple definite being done about it. self In her new duties at our own play Lt. "Chop Comdr. Knight yet., the Outside
Rut now, a different story cant NAS that
it was not until she I is few
told, because C. K. Corbin, A brought her souvenirs to the office Superintendent spending a
I New Orleans to be with
: And Jk R Joiner Shop, who had been last week to share them with I days in
Inspection Survey DepartmentMetal his brother, who Is home on fur.
the for
pondering question sometime her fellow-workers, that her heroic
lough, prior to going overseas.
came up with an Idea that story became known; and then only I
Machines & Accessories Div. tie thought might be the answer, after close questioning. .Word of I For those of you Glenn who is haven'theardFrances nowworking

lie went before the member of her souvenirs spread, and soon she at La Guardia Field, la
the Welfare Committee, of A AR. put them out on a desk, and left I
Ruth C. KaitH-h, ReportedWe York is well with
Hy New and pleased
.y PersonalsFrom with it, and they In turn them open to Inspection, which resulted and 'with her
her especially
happy to have Mr. thought It was OK and agreedto job.
are very In a stream of Supply Per which she shares with
Earl D. Streeter, formerly of Chi. help him get things started. sonnel enjoying a private exhibit apartment to
her sister-in-law. We glad
Clt$!), here in our Division. He isotir Personnel Only a few day ago Mr.. Corbin, A full-sized German flag, with its know that she is happily settled
Mid members of the Welfare
"Training Co-ordinator. Mr. ) ominous swastika passively lyingIn
much missed In
for she is still very
Stieeter has had many years in Committee began to circulate a white circle on a field of red.

aviation here, and abroad. "We RelationsBy among the employees In A &: R flowed over the desk. Dave's only the That's department.all the news: for this

1 all" welcome you to the NAS, with a petition, and within two comment accompanying this flag week. See you later- -
Jacksonville! Phyllis J. Sholl days over 500 names had endorsed was: "Mom, take care of this. I
the plan Mr. Corbin had sweated blood for IU"! He had taken .
S nv Lucy (Mixon) Swlnson, and No Foolin'! It was lots of hun! Not that, but
suggested. only a
it off in
a building Cherbourgas
s.nhas been transferred from Of course I'm talking about the WashFrom
large group of them decided to the Yanks entered that city. Prop
Cowling: Shop Just recently, and Labor Board party, held at the"Pines" makeIr.. Corbln temporary other Ger.
Among trophies were a
"she likes it." Nice going, on 23 September.
reports Chairman of Committee to
a establish man epaulet of sliver braid, with Interim & Minor
Lucy'By: The juke box kept busy the en. such a club. two gold metal pyramid-shape

the way, in the Cowling Shopat tire evening, and to its many tunes Mr. Corbin acting in this capacity discs, indicating rank equal to that Overhaul

present is L. N. Cromwell, danced our special guests, Lieut. appointed several employees of our second lieutenant; a pair"of By PRISSY GI.KNN
AM2c. He came here from Coco Gibbs, of Inspection & Survey, and to represent! every shop in pilot's wings done in silver braid,
S..1.l Naval Air in Lieut. (jg) Uthoff, of the Med I All of us wish that Jack Campbell's
Station April. A & R, and to assist him. He I portraying an eagle clutching in
Welcome into I & S, Cromwell! I ical Department. In our midst we states, that they:, are planning to Its awful claws the perennial 'T) birthday would come more
backin had real jitterbugs, who can really often. He got a whole slew of
Glad to see Charlie Saxton have an organizational meeting in circle-enclosed swastika Also,
Shop 27. Charlie's been having' shuffle their feet on a dance floor the very near future, at which there was a small yellow pennant. cakes, and candies. Umm! .
"moving troubles"* recently, so he the prize winners being, Catherine time the 'plan will be presented with nothing more to grace it thana You should have heard the interesting

just purchased him a nice little Stansberry, and Pauline Wil- and officers of the Club elected. gruesome black skull-and-cross- discussion that Cooper

home Well now that he and his Hams (sisters). Two of the girls Rules, and outlines for the progress bones. (What a perfect Hallowe'en Woloson, Stuart, and Lieut. Butts

wife are settled and Christmas almost missed our party-Frances of the club, will also be for- decoration this would make!]) were having the other day. They

just around the corner, well -- Goode, and Ann Fletcher arrived mulated. There were several other insignia, were telling each other the results

what was I saying?- ? ? ? Speaking late, looking very lovely in formals When this meeting Is held it the value, and origin of which Mrs. of storms, and hurricanes they had

of Christmas, brings to mind They brought very nice guests will be open to all Civil Service Austin does not know yet but the witnessed. Gruesome subject!II
from the Officers' Club, where they just discovered a new name on
-Last year-Charlie's wife was employees interested in participating impression gained on
really busy filling orders for Char. had been serving as hostesses. Mr. in such an activity. viewing them all was the utter lav- the Muster Sheet that of V.

he Some "Toothless" combs to Carson can really trip the light Employees in other departmentsof Ishness of German military regalia Moore, AMM c. Haven't seen him
fantastic and prove his worth as "
but I'm "workin' It.
( ( give all his friends that needed dancer. Mrs. the station, who are interested yet on
a Gannaway was in Mrs. Austin we are proud to Hodge is back on day shift
this type. It was such a thoughtful the mood to In helping to organize this club, in
jitterbug, "almostsucceeded"
number our force, be- again, over in Minor Overhaul. I
you among
well useful
idea as as a gift. their respective departments, are
with the assistance of cause of the fact that your jobis know he's happy about that. Doejanybody
I I'll probably get into trouble? ? an obliging sailor. All in all, it wasa requested to get in touch with so dignified by the Inspirationyou know somebody, named

Here I am trodding on Muriel happy event, and was even at- Mr. Coibin. He can be reached by apply to it. America will ever Alexlne Dillon? Do yvu supposethat's

Mitchell's territory again, but I tended by a Wire-haired Terrier, telephone extension 738. be grateful for the beautiful courage why a certain somebody
know she mind. Let take who occupied the center of the --
won't me of you, and others like you! wants to go to Kentucky? Sur.
this opportunity to Inform you that dance floor a part of the evening.I Probably every week, hereafter, pristSurprise! Our sailor messenger

if you notice any peculiar..change might add, he was quite content Aircraft will bring forth a laugh on our Harold, married the other
of countenance these days on the with his surroundings. Coast Guard Harbor Patrol Crew! Continued on Page Nine .

face of "Magnaflux" Smitty, it's Mrs. Boatright is really missing One of the most hopeless appear -'-- ---- -

because his wife-Faye-is now her very charming daughter- Overhaul ing jobs of our time is to try to Texas. Bet it I* all right, because
working in the Instrument Shop. Yvonne Boatright, who left a week "land.lub-
make out of
lly Amelia S. Drawdy Johnny that kind of a fellow.
No! I was just kidding. Faye IsJIASt. ago for Florida State College for bers." Wtiness the following con.
Friends of J. B. Bilinski
t Women, at Tallahassee. Prior to This definite touch of fall weather Shop
the opposite type wife. Attractive versation after someone had cas-
this time Yvonne in we are having, puts our 34, are glad to hear that hU wife
employed "
and last but said "anchors and
congenial, ually aweigh,
{ the OinC-Public Works Department thoughts: right out on the practicing Is recuperating nicely after a serious .
wondered how to
not least--she has a sweet dispo- our recruits
Mary Watklss sent us a lot field with the Naval Air Sta. operation, and plan on coming
sition. I all this information anchors?
gathered weigh .
of from Jon's football team. It's said home in the next few days.
from riding with them. pictures Pennsylvania, they Bill Nelson: "Oh, does the boat ..
where she and her husband, Lieut. have a "corker"' of a team, with have scales It?" Another "Brave" has bit the
is driver. on
Smitty some Speakingof
corners--he really knows how (jg) Watkiss, are having a wonderful several of the boys on the team Carl Reiter: "Yeah, you don't dust. D. G. Colby Shop 34, Is off
time on their leave. Mary is working right here in Aircraft on sick leave.A .
think a boat could be in water that
to take them. His motto is "Keepthe
a June bride. Speaking of leaves, Overhaul Judging from the two juicy bit of new from the
long without getting scales on it,
riders awake, going to work, we want to wish Lieut. L. R. Swart cheer leaders already selected, do ?" Dope Shop, Is that C. E. Harp U

duction and they in the will in turn the keep pro" I a most enjoyable one. Oh yes, Helen Wave Dorothy O'Brien and Wave Reiter you also complained about a new "Papa" for the sixth time,
shop--on move.
Orton was all excited this week Artist Luther Dallas was born on 11
Turley give a top. having been sent to the "base
Not.. bad idea, driver!
about going to Miami with her notch performance on the 7th of ment" (galley) to wash dishes, September, which makes Mr. ....Q
I Monday morning, right "out ofImwhue' husband, Lieut. (jg) Orton where Oct., when the Air Station team when he was having so much fun Harpe an even number of boys. .

came the startling news I know they will forget all about plays the University of Fla., in sitting on the "front porch" (for. Three boys, and three girls.
of a wedding, which took place being "workin folks." Marion Gainesville. ward deck) listening td music Among those "boys" shippingout

Saturday night, 16 September, in Leighton returned this week, after There's a certain young lady in pouring forth from "upstairs" (theP. ''n the past week, were three

i the presence of a few friends. Oh! a 14 day leave in that fascinating 39-A, who has her head in the A. system on the bridge!). You'll from the Dope Shop who will tw

I almost forgot to tell you. Who? cityof New York. clouds (of course that's in her have to do better than that, boys! greatly missed. They are H. A,
Our two little messengers. Miss i We have some new employees in ; R. J Cronin and H. C.
spare time). This young lady is Have you noticed Corly's new Ferguson, .
Doris Post and Harold Widen- our department and we want Imogene Wilson, whose engage- past-tlme ? He has a definite attraction Dona he. Their destination Call- :

house: Sic. This was a rather them all to know we are sure hap ment to Lt. K. S. Dunwoody has to Follow-Up Section in fornia. Our best wishes go with '

short acquaintance, and cout.tshlp,1but. py they didn't get any further back just been announced. The Lt is the person of one "Martha," and all of you. '.'

think nothing of it kids. It an Instructor in the VPB2.1 nearly every day they.can, be seen It's said that food is an essentialtool 04\\

doesn't take everyone years to Hammer Inc. Hangar. The probable date has going to lunch at the cafeteria in winning this war, and that >i

knor if they have found the right Charles "Hashwork" Summers, been set for the 18th of October, holding hands. (For support walkIng probably accounts for the rumor "'j

onUI'i&! an authority on this. AM3c, came flying in to see me In Norfolk. Imogene has been in up and down stairs, maybe! that is going around about a certain I.

II"sat.wishes to you both. May you bright and early last Friday hiorn- Aircraft Overhaul for the past five We hear that Dorothy Freelan, party in 39-A, who keeps a (

always be as happy as you are Ing. He said that a terrible mis. I from Inspection Report Section, supply of groceries stored away in '.;,,
t Good luck all take had been' in last went to Orlando to helP )er cow .
of 1Jit. week's column, claiming that it Selfish of us, eh? They are Mary have a calf! Through all, the excitement a loaf of bread, a jar of -.

Welcome to our Ordnance ShopW. was he who refused the breakfast Jacobs, Carolyn Elliott, "Billie" she neglected to mentionthe jam, peanut butter, coffee, sugar,
O. Parrish, S2c. of fried ham and eggs, because Holder, Virginia Davis, and Wy- little new-bom's name' ; What cream, and last but not least, a
Frank Delrose, AEM 2c, in the there were no grits to go nona Gregg. Miss Gregg trans. will it be? Seabiscuit? box of baking soda ,

, Clectric! Shop, is "all smiles" these along with it. He knew it couldn't erred from Corpus Christi!, Texas, It's nice to have congenial Mary .

day, and why shouldn't he be'! have been C. H. Hopf, for he Just to take over as Lieut. Swarfs month, coming here from Norfolk B. Swartz AMM3c, back from a

fie and the very .lovely AlarlamGanjiy can't go for grits! Summers wenton secretary. Mr. Eubanks Is back at Both she and Lt. Dunwoody planto well earned leave I hear she "

of Jacksonville, are beginning to state he was forced to bring tU old desk, after having served take a ten day leave starting painted the ole home town red, IJiii.l>

to make plana'to: be married }this matter to my attention, be. In the U. S. Army. Welcome home! the: 15th. Congratulations, and white and blue. More power to ,J-

some time In the near future. Let t!*ause the honor of hU native state Betty Kocbtitzky left last week boat wishes for the future, you, Mary: And speaking of leaves,

ua hear more about these plans., depended' upoh It. He said anyone for Washington, where ahe will Everyone t.t..wondering how L. W. James, 01 Snapper, Lt- off .:}!

Delros! He comes ,from Mllw! ". knows that grits were first eatenin pursue a 3-week course ,in Posi- Johnny' Moor_ t (Snapper 3ti-A), id for tWQ ,days, for ,the purpose pf .

t kee, Wi!.!l.,. and before entering the Ohio, and he being a Buckeye Uon' CI..sslf'oaUoJnl. The very beat spending;:t spare time whl le\hUi planting a Victory garden. ,, More

service' was employed by Cutler-I was the champion eater of gritil" of luck Betty! .!fi: : '! wilt&.v.i&t tJ ,b!&'.,f5teieUVUlI: v ge.tabt..t.t.o. you, > James,., ,; ,i'(


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28 September, 1944 CIVTTBM :JJ\C'IAiR NEWS NEWS Page Nine

Progress Production Engineering I 1-I I SAt K. P. Armttrc TSI I II I I M & M DIVISION(,

fly J. H. Sliver -- | tstlttj tnjlBeer I

Section Things happened fast and furiously Pedestrian Accident Control A&R

in Production Engineering Accessories Pedestrian accidents become

last week when instructions were more numerous and more seriousas By Delma E. Il 'gMer

News given to clear all desks and secure the hours of darkness increasein
Division Shop 23B enjoyed a shrimp sup
for the expected hurricane! So the fall and winter. It Is more last
Pattie Fontaine Bennett at Lackawanna Springs
By help me, I almost secured with all important that action be taken per

Isn't it a shame that this re- the other movable gear 18" off the Vy Mary Markham and NOW to control this seasonal In. Saturday evening crowd They attended report,
Frances Hanchey that a very large
porter has failed to get the low. deck. But everything was ship crease. and enjoyed the outing.

down on some of our Shop Plan. shape In short order the following In our wake is the change of A recent accident at a Navy O.

ners? For Instance, there in 37-B day. shifts: a few employees resigning, Yard is typical. An employee had It seems as though Mary out of
is George R. Edwards, mechanic, We lost another officer from new employees coming to work. finished his day's work and was Gramhanr Just stay held

who Is a very, very happy groom Production Engineering. He re- Those resigning usually have reasons walking on the right hand side of trouble. The last party but she by
her toe
of about a month. His bride is celved his orders to proceed to such as small children, nurse a roadway leading to..the gate 23B, she! broke difficulties, this

formerly of Orlando, Florida. Con. I (censored!) for further duty, butI decides to leave, or employee's (He could have used a sidewalk managed to escape luck didn't last
from I think I'm quite safe In saying he health isn't to New em. time. Her good ,
gratulations, sincerely, all up par. beside the roadway.) As he was In
because she was a
your fellow workers. has left for sea duty. He was ployees are Grace Gyrulick, Fay passing another employee he however, and

We have news that "petite" Wll. quite pleased with his assignment.Good Smith, Evelyn Palmer, and Helen stepped to the left without know I slight auto accident yesterday"one, cell
luck from all Production En. Rule. We welcome them. Lois she says it injured
lIOn Trippe had a few rounds witha ing a Navy truck was approachingfrom "
cat fish, and he seems to have gineering officers, enlisted and civilian Roberts and Betty Estrella have behind. The truck hit him brain.

lost In the fifth round. As a resultof personnel, Lt. (Jg.) RobertR. resigned. and caused severe leg Injuries. I We are very sorry to hear that

this battle, Trippe was home Woodcock Mrs. Gladys Lane, of the gyro This accident resulted from I "Pop" Watson, from 23A, is leaving

about a week Last week, some of the boys In room, have returned to work after i negligence and carelessness on the us. "Pop's" health won't per
the Chemical and Metalurgical ( mit him to keep up the fine jobhe's
The new force in Mr. Callaham's several days' sickness. Her older part of the driver and the pedes-
office is good-looking, folks, and Lab., played a prank on our sweet son, Staff Sergeant Marion Lane, trian. A careful driver would have been doing in 23A. We will

Progress takes this means to welcome heart, Miss Jerry Lasseter. The 'of the Army, is home on furlough. i expected one of the pedestrians to all miss "Pop," and wish him the

all three of them: Misses boys made a wax replica of "Os- There are two new WAVES in I step toward the roadway as they best of everything.We .

Ann M. Stiefel, Marguerite Oster. car," the famous lizard, and putit the Optical Department, Ellen Jurd passed each other, and would have I i wish to express our deepest

man, and Lena A. Harper. Lots of in a jar of colored water, with and Peggie McManus. Albert Levy I. allowed plenty of space for clear-, sympathy to Martha Vernon, on

good luck girls, but we know you'll some green leaves, resembling the has returned to school. Ralph Littler ance. The pedestrian could have the recent death of her father.

fare fine same environment "Oscar" livesin. SAOlc, has returned from avoided the accident by walking on I Louise Glanton, from 26, has

Friends of Charlie Hoard, of35A I The real "Oscar" was cleverly leave. We were told that SAO is the sidewalk instead of the road- been called to Atlanta, due to the

are pleased to hear that he hidden away while Jerry was out Specialist Artlfcer Optical. We're .I I very serious illness of her father.
atter of the room. Of course, she no- to have Skinner of. way.When
is improving nicely the accident glad Josephine the noon whistle blows We wish him a speedy recoveryand

to his foot, while on duty. ticed the wax lizard after a few the typewriter repair section, back for Chow, DO NOT RUN, WALK hope to see Louise back on the
We are glad to see that EarleneV. minutU1 because, being fond of after several weeks' absence. job soon
"Oscar: she his and use the SAFETY LANES that _______ ,
McRae is beaming over her gazed way now -' ?- b i
In the shift change we received are painted on the street at the I
return to "her first love." Shop and then. She was furious, and
several additions to our regularcrew.
I intersections. Before crossing a
close to tears, when she discoveredthe Interim Overhaul
03-M. She had a nice visit Among them are Aline An- I street or highway-LOOK BOTH

down state, and is just raring on "dummy"! All is now forgiven, derson, vestibule trainee, assignedto I WAYS. Most pedestrian injuries Hy Laura AdamsOf
in but wherever Jerry goes little Oscar
progress Magnaflux now. instruments, and
pressure occur during the first three or four
Well, how nice to hear that Mr. goe*. WAVE Virginia Ryan, assigned to I after the curb. Where wide interest to everyone
steps leaving
Cecil is having a visit from his It must be noticeable, because Electrical Instruments..J. I was the dance given last Saturday
there is no sidewalk, and it nec-
daughter, Sydney Ann, who is also I've been kidded about my wife'sexpected I night by Interim and Minor Overhaul
Uncle Sam's daughter in the I new arrival, and the fact T. (Pete) Burns has returnedto essary to walk in the roadway, for sailors and civilians. The
his bench in the Pressure Instrument WALK ON THE LEFT SIDE, facing I
that he has arrived. Be Every
not the Pines.
WAVES. "Tls so good to see these yet party took place at
proud strut. assured that I will let you know Section, after a week'svacation traffic. Be doubly alert one reported a very good time.A .
papas part of which he spent in night.Who's.
Mrs. Una Rustin, in Shop 35-A when it happens. 'I word of thanks should go to
Miami. "Woody" Erwin, of the \l ho? In Safely
Scoop! Lt. Scarlett, whom I men-
is leaveto Mr.
Progress, having ten days I the following committeemen:
Electrical Instrument Department, Lester Crews of 51, A &
tioned few weeks has finally ,
a ,
visit with her sister, who will be t Dupont, Mr. Culpepper, and Mr.
has returned from several days R Department is in the Safety
in and it's
here for that time (from Baltimore given wedding Edward, who made all the arrange
bells for him. Congratulationsfrom trip to Miami, to visit his brother- Spotlight this week. Lester is the I
). ments for the dance.
Hall of the ,
in-law ,
Captain Hugh
I man who maintains and installs
all P. E. May your 10 day'I I
E. N. Miller. Progressman and i I honeymoon never end, and your Royal Canadian Air Force j I Safety Guards, etC., for the entire Everyone was glad to see "Pop"Bennett
:Mechanic in 35-A is
really strut. I Margaret Kelly, AMMI3c and i I A&R Crews has I back at his work table (in
future be full of happiness.
tlng after a few days leave to be I Marie Grosso, Sic ( formerly of :I perfected several guards, etc, for small parts. He has been ill these
1 I Say, word has just come to me
with his son, Walter E, Miller, a this entertained few days.
that Jerry Lasseter has taken a shop), recently use on machines and plant equip- past
in the Field I
Corporal ,
Artillery 1 with a surprise miscellaneous ment-GOOD WORK LESTER- One of our most "ardent shrimp.
week's vacation. I wonder I if the ,
who is stationed at I
Camp Hague'I fright she experienced during the shower, and weiner roast, honorI keep it up. ers" has just been absent for a dayor
Texas. His other Elwood N.
lIOn ing Pat McAlevy AMMI3c, whose I so, and we learned why. He
Oscar episode shattered her nerves
Miller, a' in the I
Sergeant Army marriage to Fred T. Williams is I went shrimping the other night and
Have a good time, Jerry, and thinkof
Air is ,i en are tackling it with real spirit,
Corps definitely seeing action to be an event of 23 September, I something bit him on the ankle.
in We he will be us back ht're.I and with a determination I
Italy. trust (in St. Edward's Chapel courage I his shoe
Now, he can't get on.
I. Welcome aboard! A new Wave '
home I that should make all America
by Christmas. "Poppa" Miller Nro. IS:
I Propeller( Shop Did catch Costello? A
Densford AMM2c has you
Isn't himself -Gladys of each of We wish I
doing so bad since Drowsily, Mrs. Leola Trant proud one you. party went to Fort George to cast
he is Sic in USCG come into our division We are to extend thanks, and appreciation
the Reserve, our -
have here. I under- thought how wonderful it felt to :, net fish for mullet taking three
serving twelve hours per week in you in be able to sleep late Monday morn- for the friendly atmosphere wash tubs along to put the fish in

addition to his "Progress Worries"out stand Engine you Overhaul.worked I'm previously sure you will ing, 11 September. She arose very \1 you give, the spirit of cooperation, -but the catch turned out to be
here. I both of which are most evident in
late and after few chores
in doing a I one mullet each for two tubs.
like the work, and atmosphere
Mrs. Gertrude Lang, Progress In around the house the work you are doing. Each
P. E. For the benefit of the boys, began leisurely I I Thelma Yound, who is ill
ap-I very
No. 15 of warmly
Shop unfortunately has had I i to dress for work. She clocked in every one you are I
she works in the drafting room, In the is showing some
to retire from active duty, and is about 1645, still feeling very rest- predated by us. I
filing. II improvement. We all hope she will
at home on Cumberland Road. We ed, and ready to put in a good On sick leave from the Ordnance
We've lost our Spar, Betty II keep on improving. ,
do wish for her, a speedy recoveryto night's work. Gradually her fellow Shop is Marjorie Hughes L. W.Branden. .
Dague, Y2c to Station Personnel. Mr. DeYound wrenched his back
her normal health. workers arrived, and her feeling M. R. Maycumber, and
We were sorry to lose you, Betty, last week, but is getting much better -
Mrs Ann Smith ( Progress Shop of contentment soon began to I M. M. Rhoods. We hope they will
but here's hoping your work is as He sure has our !sympathy
No. 13): ), who will soon be progres- change to bewilderment, as she be back with us soon.
I interesting as It was in P. E. Tak- knowing how much walking he has
sin' with the rest of18, is now, stared at each arriving unfamiliar I New employees are Clifton Hill i ii
ing Betty's place is Ylc D. A. to do. Sybil Web has been out for
t>f all thingsprogresl'lin'' towardSt. face. She finally concluded they and Thomas Marchman. G. M.
Barkow who is handling the situation I i the past few days, because of herson's
Vincent's for her "Doc" to find I couldn't all be new employees, real- Lange and Conine Wilkens have
well. We'ie to I illness. We he will
glad hope soon
cut what makes her tick. Hurryup I very izing that none of her regular resigned.Leo I
Ann!-and-return, for we'll have you with us, and hope you associates were present. Then the B. Hendrix is the proud' be better.
Xo. 43
like the work. Shop
be a-mlssin' you. confused Mrs. Trant was told she father of a baby girl.
to this week. I Miss Lillie R. Ellis is confinedto
Nothing more say
Here is another bit of good information had another week to work, before Orchids to the leadingman J. N.
deskIt her bed the doctor's orders
notes on by
Keep putting my
which has not been she could allow herself that luxur- Tripp, from the whole shop for I
weeks. Here'shoping
certainly helps. ( for three or four
given proper attention We in ious morning sleep, as the shifts snaring another superior rate plus i '
-- have a speedy rf'COVf'l'y -
Progress are pleased to welcome were not scheduled to change until -I a special highly complimentary | you :
our new Progress Officer, EnsignJ. Prop Wash the following week. I commendation from the Acces-1 I
I Lucille Baker just returned froma
B. Frank, from Lancaster, Pa The Propeller Shop has quite a series Office Staff. I
vacation to Parris Texas. She
Continued From Page Eight ,
lie is practically one of our own, correspondence from the boys who I The Ordnance Shop suggest this! 'i
for he came aboard the station in messenger, Doris Post last Sat have shipped out. They are G. C. little poem, which has been going I locks as though she had a good

July, and has been with us about urday, 16 September 1944. It must Lee, Dan Gustin. Charles Winans, the rounds: time.
I Darwin Gordon AMM3c is in
ft month. have been love at first sight. Be- and Jimmy Reed. We hear from I The Lord gave us two ends to use :

Will all you good people make lieve me, they really do make a each regularly, and often. We bid One to think with, one to sit with. the hospital for an emergency op-

notes of interesting happenings, cute couple. Congratulations kids! farewell to two more members of The war depends on which we I eiation. We all wish you a quick

and let me have the notes? I'll We wish you all of the luck and our shop who are shipping out. choose: I recovery: Darwin.

do my best to make you glad you happiness that life can bring. They are F. S. O'Brien and Jimmy Heads we win, tails we lose. |

sent the news in to your reporter. Well, the Air Station is assuredof Joyce. We wish them the best of Explanation to R. G. R.: We regret I boasts of a well-known ex-jockey,

Maybe sometime In the near futurewe a good football team this year luck. that owing to limitation of I( W. F. Bristow? He is interestedin

can have a "note-box." Thanks, I was told to be sure to mention Ordnance Shop Xo. 15 I space, we cannot print all material getting a group cf "horsebackrider

for news from all the Progressareas "Bruiser" Cooper, who is on the For the women employees of the submitted. I enthusiasts" together, for a

which include Aircraft Overhaul team. Go to it, Jim, we're bettingon Ordnance, comes a message fromR. Pump Shop canter, soon.

Interim and Minor Overhaul, the winners, and that's your C. Copeland, Quarterman, B. F. 1 The Pump Shop) had their fish I P. H. Chaney, of Pump, found

Engine Overhaul, and Metal and team! Thomas, and J. N. Trippe, Lead- fry and it was a real SUCCESS. out the night of the fish fry that

.. Machine Division. Cheerio! "What's the latest dope ?"-you ingmen: "Women are especially Many thanks'to C. B. Dees (of Mr. Chaney, of Dispatch, could

----- ---- might ask me. Just this: Lieut. valuable in defense work. The 1 Clutches), and his family, for the really dance. Who does he think

Riedel is deserting us for Flight work isn't easy! That we know as use of their home and grounds. he's been kidding these past years?

Engine Overhaul Test, soon, and Mr. Richardson is a common fact. The hours per Your hospitality was appreciated.Jack 'We hope that F. H. (Pop) Meyer -

going to take his place. Sorry to I week are numerous. The working i Zimmerman, Super Inspector of Pumps, will soon be back

lose you, Mr. Riedel, after such a clothes aren't glamorous-but for of Accessories, is a proud papaof end we are glad to know his illnessis

Shop Number 44 short time with us. Glad to have II your comfort, and safety. Although a 12-year-old son (adopted). not serious: 'We are all pulling

you )fr. Richardson Hope you I the work Is arduous, worn Did you know the Pump Shop for you
will be happy here. I
Fishing club went over one hundred __ n __ __ ____ ,

per cent in the Plating Shop. I

Seems as tho' it will be a regular. rSw AB.i\.SJQRYA-: ______ _______.. ___ -L f

pastime. -- WANT. THE **. )
Wu \ ,
Pool In 41 he has SOMEIHING'TNAT SOMETHING seat, *
'Charles says WAR 8CND oc scE. .
been friend, 'IS 1AS11NG.
for a girl
ever since he came to Jackson THE saLOasms TO THE RI6UTI t.rr
ville. Here's your chance, girls! ,

Our new arrival around the Magneto I ,,._ .

and Harness Shop is Edgar !

W. Hoyt. Scintilla Magneto Representative ti rrlw' 1 -

Sydney, N. Z. Welcome i

to our happy family.
Thelma Sikes is back in the

swing fresh as a daisy, after a

vacation. We are happy to have I

bur own little Merle Williamson $I WANT

again in her usual spot in the /I SOMETHING

Harness< Shop. NNTd A FlAAsFO

;. ". Friends of Martha Garst, Mag- NOA110N... i

heto Shop, are sympathetic with

Gr heY in the loss" of her father lad ,

Thursday ih Philadelphia, I II
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Page Ten NATTC, JAX AIR NEWS, SECTION 28 September, 1944


n D n WELFARE i Aircrewman Here Killed "Loafing" At Bake Shop .

n t

B n a PRESENTSSaaaaaaaaaaaauaaaaauacrs Jap In Knife-Bayonet DuelA 'rO

-- --- --
duel to the death between a .
_. soldier and
bayonet-wielding Jap Veteran Served
a Naval Aircrewman armed only
I with a sheath knife-and when it.

v I was over the Jap had joined his In Marine Corps Ii
ancestors, the sailor unscathed. .
L I That's Just part of the story of21vearold ,

Robert J. Moore. AOM In World War I IBy Ii
Y v Ic here for instruction in AOMB( )
1 school
Herb Johnston, Jr. .
Moore who enlisted early in
1941, had the good fortune to be A small boy will often wonder

k assigned to a veteran PBY squadron when his father reprimands him

right after for bringing home a poor report
S card, if maybe the old man himself
s finishing wasn't always so perfect. And
course in "A" there are probably more than several -

school ordnance Marines here who wished they

w Almost all the j had the nerve to ask Sergeant Major ,

men in the / Edward Barton, of MA.D.,
whose work is often of a disciplinary -
squadron had character, if he'd ever been I

r been evacuatedfrom m the brig. For their edification '

the Philippines the answer is Yes* 'I Tart of the Nav>"' "dough" that doesn't go Into War Bonds goes

and this Since it happened back in 1918 Into more than 8h: Ihounand loaves of bread every day "Pulling" .
the outfita and the Sergeant Major has since bread from the oven It Z. Arnold, Bkr 2c, while J. K. Hoover, Jr., \

gave certain successfully lived it down there I Ilkr 2c, greases the pan.*. .
--- -- ---- -- ------ --
Clyde Lucas unction disRobert Moore seems no harm in repeating the I
Clyde Lucas and his nationally great thirst for vengeance By now yarn which he gets such a kick
Ex-Seaman Has 2-Ocean Combat Record
out of himselfActually .
telling on
famous sweet swing orchestra they knew a lot about the Japs, ;
made a big hit with the guys and and even though assigned to Alas- he was only locked up I I

gals of NATTC last night in two ka and the Aleutians, the toughest for one night, and his case was Wins Commission And The Air MedalTo
sad because
far from
being a one
l shows at the new auditorium.Lucas' I flying area in the world, they were
musical aggregation, for- ready to use their PBY's for any they locked it up with him. It wasa

merly known as the California type of mission. bourbon'case of very fine, very old, I participate in action in both I 11- Exact timing -I Ithe-- -essence- of

Dons, has been In the upper bracketof I i "I guess there never was a plane Young Eddie Barton was at that the Atlantic and Pacific theatres I operation, and a finer study
dance bands for years and has ,, like the PBY says Moore. "We I to go from seaman second class ,
time a member of the Home Guard, in ordered chaos cannot be found.
played many of the nation lead- used them for strafing missions, through all aviation ordnanceman I
ing hotels and theaters and such' dive-bombing and patrol. Sure, stationed near I ratings to a commission in two I Elevators rise and fall vertically

ballrooms as the Aragon Trianon they're slow, but that makes it New York City.Dissatisfied. years and two days and to be I between the hangar and flight

and Roseland. 1 1 nice" awarded the Air Medal la the decks the wind blows
stiffly across
: Featured vocalists with the band I I "What do vou mean nice'" we with his type of i achievement of Ensign William H. the flight deck, the

were Jean LaSalle and Paul Steele. asked. "Well: it gives you time to duty and long- Morton, Jr, newly-arrived instructor ear-splitting roars of scrambling motors
bead ing to see some in rearmament at Aviation many
Topping the movie program for really get a on your target plane crews waving esoteric hand
the week is the Arabian Nights and It's a lot more fun when you .._, real action with Ordnance Officers' School. signals do a strange dance
extravaganza, Kismet," showing can see how you made out ,' a fighting outfit Back from the Pacific theatre. the spinning propellors, and some.
tonight at 1800 and 2000. "Kis- I A native of Berkeley. Calif., he decided Ensign Morton told of some of his how, amid the man-made earthquake

met" co-stars Ronald Colman and Moore found routine duty in the /to quit the experiences aboard a torpedo fighters, dive bombers and
Marlene Dietrich. Aleutians campaign pretty rugged, i and join bomber. He is enthusiastic about torpedo bombers take off and land.

Next Wednesday, Cary Grant especially the first three months. >. Mai Barton the Marine the performance of these ships,
and Priscilla Lane will in At that time the supply lines were Corps. Naturally about the pilots and fellow Air- Captain Clark on several occasions
appear through, and chow that called for celebration. I promulgated spot promotions
breaking a
"Arsenic and Old Lace." The film, just crewmen with whom he came in
necessarily consisted of canned The in the lasted for quickthinkingntist
party brig as contact. I I
with an unusual "murder in Brook-
beef hash, three times a day, men in combat. Then too, Ensign
lyn" plot. is rated excellent. corn long as the bourbon did, with the Also. Ensign Morton had the ,
Morton told of
seven days a week, except for guards and most of the inmates experience of serving under some us an

Christmas day. They lived in tents, I imbibing 'til the wee sma'. I of the most able_ he personally secured a plane
the aver- aboard the ship when seamen were
too though temperature ,
The next morning, the would-be and colorful I toper
aged about 40 below. It didn't take I Marine had no trouble at all in I having difficulty with lines and

k long however, for regular supply convincing his C.O. that it wouldbe son alities : """f. gear.

lines to be established and for better for all concerned, if he among our air Ensign Morton's citation on the

the Army to get its heavy aircraft i resigned from the Home Guard comma nders. occasion of his being awarded the
in the handMoore's Air Medal read, In
to give Navy a effective immediately, if not On his first partMorton
first strafing mission distinguished himself on November
might well have been his last. The cruise with a 8, 1942 when the plane in
In those life in boot
Japs knocked off the plane's aile- campat VT squadron, .." ( which he was stationed as bomber
P. I. was somewhat more
ron as she pulled out of her dive rug- the carrier was and gunner participated in a glide
ged than it is today. A
and the pilot had to get her back under the com- bombing attack in the face of
with engine control. "They didn't have obstacle courses mand of Captain <,2> heavy anti-aircraft fire, on hostile
**"** '
: I| The odd part of this story la or Judo, relates the Sergeant (now Rear.Ens, Morton forces in Casablanca Harbor. The
Major, "but they managed to makeit Admiral) J. J.
that Moore's
chilling experience courage, professional skill, and devotion
a came when he thought the showin rough enough. We drilled all Clark, the Cherokee Indian whose to duty as described reflect

the Aleutions was all over He day, every day, lived in tents and cry, "Get things done yesterday great credit upon Naval Service.'"
drank filtered sea water"' today's too late," became the
was out looking for souvenirs'! with i In the Pacific Morton flew in
I After three months at Parris crew's slogan. This same comman-
one of his fellow Aircrewmen just
after the combined Army-Navy Island, Barton was assigned to the der, affectionately called "Jocko" i duty.torpedo Based planes at again Henderson, on convoy Field
Aviation even by his enlisted men, is a real
drive which wiped most of the first Marine Unit ever
he took part in some of the first
Japs of Kiska The souvenir he to be formed and spent two I fighting officer. I, aerial mine-laying operations in

got was a bayonet and he very; months training in Miami. Following The skipper's sense of urgency : that area and flew long distances
nearly got it in the ribs. From out this brief period, the outfit about getting things done ahead between Guadalcanal and Bougain

of nowhere a stranded Jap soldier embarked from a northern port of schedule caused him to have ville. "Often
ALaSalle we ran pretty short
.f. leapt on him, armed with a bayonet i aboard the U.S.S. Dekalb, bound stores loaded on his ship in dry of gas," he said "Once on the way

/Ilr I The sailor with Moore hada for France and the war. I dock, day and night. The carrier I back after a sweeping trip we ran

forty-five, but never got a chanceto They landed at Brest and im- was launched well ahead of sched- out of gas while taxiing down the
:::" use it. for Moore whipped out mediately moved up into the Calais ule, with half its ammunition still runway."

Jean i his knife and made it a pretty area. Despite the intensity and i topside and much of its painting A native of Julian, Calif. En.
Also on the list are "Dangerous primitive sort of struggle. That severity of German bombardments i still unfinished. During the shake- sign Morton enlisted in the
Journey,'* a record of an expedi- Moore gave the Jap a fine goingI and shellings, the greatest losses down cruise the crew was learn- in San Diego on October 13, 1941.
is testified to by a photograph ing its battle-stations, workmenwere
tion through Africa. India and i I over i were suffered through epidemics, was commissioned Ensign with
the sailors made of the extinct slapping on paint and the
Burma. Saturday, and "Pearl of Strong healthy men, stricken by date of rank October 15, 1943.
Jap after the fight. ship was made ready for its long
Death, a Sherlock Holmes mystery influenza, died almost oyernight.
Sunday. I I Moore's hobby is photography One of the most striking of the trip to the war front.

The schedule (at the XVTTC incidentally, and he expects to go many comparisons Sergeant Major During the trip the men were "I feel confident that the Seabees .

auditorium) : into it commercially when the war Barton draws between the old Ma- trained in the minutest detail. will demonstrate the same

Tonight, 1800 2000, "Kl.met," I is over. For a lad whose job it ito rine Corps and the new is the fine Nothing short of perfection would spirit of 'can do' in defending the

with Ronald Cobiian and Marlene I work with highly technical medical care each man receive satisfy the captain. He would economic security of their country

Dietrich.Friday I weapons, he's pretty handy with today. In this war the scourge of stand on the bridge, timing take- through the War Bond allot.mentplan

1800. 2000. "Ever Since the old fashioned. kind. an epidemic is quashed before it offs and landings with a stopwatch that they have displayed on
".enps," with Aim Savage.Saturday. I -- '-i I---- can become fairly started. and insisting on better individual all battle fronts.""-Vice Admiral

1809( 2000, "Dan. LT. WELCH HITS The harrowing experiences he and group performance Ben MoreelL.

grrou1 Journey." had in France did not dampen Ed

Sunday, 1500. "Aerial Runner," JOKE JACKPOTLt. Barton's enthusiasm for the Corps i Proposed Insignia
I <<
with Richard Arl..n.Sunday He remained in the service, spend-
( ( ) W K Welch, of Advanced I
a 1800. 200). "Pearl of jg ing most of his years until the
Death with AOM School, recently madea
Ball Hathbone and
outbreak of World War II
I on .
Nigel Bnicr. gag pay off in a big way--a 73- ?

Monday, 180, 2000, "Slightly word pun at $2,73 per word. Philadelphia.The recruiting duty. in and around 1

n"n.prou'l," with Lana Turner. I He submitted an anecdote to the

Tuesday, 1800, 2000. "Threeof "Life in these United States" section Dewey Sergeant Park with Major his now wife residesIn and 1. )?
a Kind." with Billy Gilbert. of the Reader's Digest. "And
19-year-old daughter, Evelyn whois
Wednesday: 1800, 2000. "Arse was I surprised
when employed in the Public Works n
nic and Old lace, with Cary they accepted -
Department at NAS. ,
Grant and Pri>cilU Lane.Sergeant the joke ,
___ hh_ ____ and sent me a Sergeant Major Barton is grim '' .
: and when the occasion s
check for $200" unyielding
th- .J
of Engineers: "All he said. That is demands it, (his first answer to .5
present or accounted for, sir, ex- y
is almost ,
ti Meek" the stipend paid ,, any request always no),
cept Cpl
the but he plays the game fair and
by magazinefor k
Lt.: "And what happened to Cp). 7
He and has
Meek"" all contributions square. laughs easily

publishedin brightened up many a company
Sergeant"He: flunked his demolition
that partic- with his inexhaustible supply of .5
test, sir.
ular section. < 1 fascinating Marine Corps yarns.

With the per- Lt. Welch You might say he's like the old
A Sailor and WAVE were rid mission of Reader's Digest we reprint Irishman whose philosophy went
ing out in the country on horseback Lt. Welch's financial master-
like this: "I can give a joke and
As they stopped for a rest
piece, which will appear in a future take a joke, but 111 let no man use .
the two horses rubbed necks affect I
issue of the magazine: ''
me whiskers for a doormat. .
# tionately. "I was spending the night witha
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; "Ah me" said the sailor, "That'swhat Kentucky mountaineer and his marked, 'Son, step outside and see
,4 I'd like to d/). 19-year-old son. They sat silently if it's raining.'

ti t "Go ahead" answered" the in front of the fire, smoking their "Without looking up, the son An artist with a closer sense of humor to go with bte steady p
I"fj WAVE, "it's your horse. pipes, crossing and uncrossingtheir answered, 'Aw, Pop, why don't Y. the above drawing to tile Public Relations Office with wy

--'UI legs. Finally after a long jest call in the dog and see If he's tftw eaptlott-Propoaed InslgHto for Jfaty Tall Guineas At that

I Allot today for-a lot tomorrow. period of silence, the father re- wet?" the Ids doe$&'' seem too bad, tbovgti M need poll sldn !


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28 1944 NATTC 1A ':xl lt '.JS SECTION! Page Eleven I

The Navy's Sunday Punch ".,> .- Sailor Who Learned To Swim Here I

NaTTCenTa Rescued Two Officers On D-Day

; h Chief SpA) Jim Sterkel take a

] A'\f Florida Sunshine. bow! When "Sterk" sets out to

Ii'elVSJtee. e teach a sailor how to swim he '

Makes Hit With doesn't fool around.
About a year and a half ago he

iJ: WAVES HereBy taught a lad by the name of Julius

Domke, then a seaman 2c, and did

r Department of sheerest colnoliVme. I G. I, 7-anner, S2c such a good job of it that Domke

That H. V. Teetsel, Jr., SF And now It you're wonderingwhat was assigned to the NATTC pool

tA)2c, Is a personality is of little all the excitement and-scuffle No. 1, under Sterkel, as a life i
.doubt. That he is a split personal has been in the WAVES' barracks 1
be news. The average r this week, well it's plans for guard.
fly sailor's may picture of Teetsel Is that I a wedding that's been causing! it Now hear this, and realize how '<
: all. In case haven't heard important your fighting fitness
(f a rocky ball player the leader I .. i you
of the erstwhile Bluejackets, witha 'Eleanor Jones and Marine Cpl. hours at the pool can be. Domke, (
tine penchant for heckling and I Richard Hatfield were married last who is Just back from France, ]
: week by Chaplain R. J. Quinn Dot- made a special trip out to see i
umpire baiting, or of a physical Instructor
with a quick witted string I tie Waldron, S2c, was maid of hon-I Sterkel to thank him for the j
Hatfield who has swimming lessons. He's just teen' j
or Cpl.
c>f remarks aimed at the l laggards, I II I
I I the South Pacific for over two awarded both the Life Saving and
He's quite a guy. Used to play; and to the I Ii the Marine medals for heroism un- i
Ever since the detailed battle reports of the Guam 1 Invasion, I years has just returned I
the Infield for the New York nlled\ corroboration of the raid on Palau and Philippines( XATTC i States and is now stationed at New der fire. J

Giants, and a lot longer ago thanyou'd .sailors. get a special| kick out of working on the Ilelldlver. This plane, I RJver, N. C,, as an instructor. Congratulations Coming In fur a beach l Linking J
think. But the
ever point which has largely replace] the Slat on carriers, packs a mu-;h I and good luck, Eleanor at Normandy on 11 day, Domke
a that when-we usually see him he'ever larger bomb load. Recent news reel and newspaper( ( praise of her I and Dick. spotted a wounded lieutenant
at the Physical Training Department speed and toughness have led to Its being referred to as the Navj's commander uho'd been knocked:

the manner or Ship's of William Service talkingin Bendix Sunday Punch. Here two students of the School are shown workIng I We have been wondering as to from his !ship' and was struggling
on one of the early experimental models. whether not there helplessly, In the water. The for-
or are any
find hardly in the manner of Lord .. I
----- NATTC life doge off
-- ---- -- mer guard
WAVES who would like to Join a
Faunteleroy, as we chanced to overhear I
Lt. Burke Joins would like the ,side of his own ship, swarm,
team very
him recently by the sheerest The Aircrewman bowling ; we
: If out to the wounded 1 officer and
coincidence much to start a league any
made the rescue! under the most. .
WAVES interested in forminga
AOO are
Staff At
\\. were swinging through the w E. Cummings, ARM3c. an bowling league will you please difficult sort of circumstances' .
Windsor the other day and noted, instructor in ARM School here There was a good deal of comment contact Miriam Brooks or Gerty When Domke got the Navy man
with no great Interest, that what has dashed off an Interesting and at the Center last week or Zanner in Barracks 54 some timein aboard his ship he spotted another

looked like an old ladies' bridge concise ditty, covering the life of how well the Aviation Ordnanc the near future. If enough sign I officer in similar distress this timean
tournament was In progress.! It from boot to'' in the Army major. Domke dove back
an Aircrewman camp Officers' company drilled : up leagues will be organized for
was" probably the most refinedlooking the duration plus six. i I last inspection' and review. Th the fun of bowling, and ability is into the sea and brought the ma-
of the lorgnette in to he's
group jor safety. Naturally
With the hope that you will enjoy I tall lieutenant who commanded not a necessary requirement Come
type wed ever seen"' plus a few I | pretty grateful to Sterkel and glad
It, here is "The Aircrewman": the AOO Company In its maneuv. ; on out and watch your game im
dignified and quiet old gentlemen that NATTC makes all it's tailors
The start from Boot CampAll ers and is responsible for their prove.
and of all Teetsel.
people, I learn to swim
and precision is Lieut. Joseph
aglow snap
The voice we'd last heard' burn- Domke has been out of NATTC
And like to say B. Burke Jr. USNR. I We would like to thank all who'
Ing the ears off an umpire in alone from less than a year. He's now a Cox- I
How much they know Lieut Burke, newly-arrived helped with the picnic supper; it I
as loud as a brass gong, was; officer In ., : swain, and the medals he won
their choice his post as -
Some have previous certainly was grand and we en'joyed -
soft velvet. "A beautiful with the three
now as as campaign
'I I
Of schools to take charge of the It immensely We also hope
play, dear.and such guff ribbons and the two major battle
my "}f'm what kind. Aircrewman flight instruc that there will be more of them in I .
as' that! This from the hard-boilec stars which he's acquired Domke
?" tors' school at the near future
I make
guy you'd think would know from Would '' very I tells us that he ran into quite a
nothing about society bridge tour- Knowing little 'bout radio Texas Christian few of the NATTC alumni in Noi-
nnments. The funny thing is that They make a try University i snow I Have you noticed the gardening: mandy Lt. John Holmes, who usedto ,.
T et el won second prize with a Mostly, because in chargeof project in front of the WAVES' i be Athletic and Welfare Officer
lady partner about sixty-five. As They want to fly military discipline Banacks ? We have heard of the :, here was the skipper on one cf the
"Tets" puts it "The dame who They start with code and drill ems" Florida sunshine, now we are firm LST's in the Normandy invasion,
picks me for a partner wh r' i it And like it fine at AOO School believers. Where huge holes were and Chief Quimby, who used to run
comes to whirling the pasteboards; But they remember as well as having dug one morning, that afternoon the USO shows here is still running -
picks no sucker" Guess he's right Better times the job of stood two crepe myrtle trees in I USO shows, but he's staging
The lady he played with Invited They learn their theory coordinating the full bloom. If you can't believe this : them in France instead of the
him for dinner, and It turned out And get It straight work of the Lr Burkeschool come by and see for yourselves.But NATTC auditorium
she has a pretty daughter. Asked The wine and women with the Gunnery Standard just wait til those seeds start -a ---
for further comments, all we could Will have to wait Ization Committee.A growing.
Tickets On Sale For
|;f't was, "Jeeze"! Through weeks and weeks native of St. Paul, Minnesota,::1 --
Hurricane share that tree! Possibly They work and grind Lieut. Burke was a former all Louie Armstrong DanceOld
too much excitement here In And sometimes wishThey'd around athlete while a student at t Men Wrestle WithHart's

ft brief check-up the day after the changed their mind St. Thomas College, Minnesota,: I "Satchmo," Louie Arm-
hurricane threat the News Reel Then-the end of school After a graduate course at the Uni I New TitleOver strong in person, and his!! famous

porters came upon a strange They show their salt vereity of, Minnesota, he coached:I at the Seaman's School at I orchestra will play at the Jacksonville

sight Student Officers assigned to But we know well football and basketball at the Cretin ., NATTC, fellow instructors and Armory on 14 October, and
the re-arming area of the Aviation It's not their fault Military School in St. Pau I CMB B, N Sibley are having a lot for the convenience of naval personnel
Ordnance Officers School 1 were eve We remember and was later city manager of th.<. of difficulty dropping the "Baldy" wishing to attend, tickets
k>ntly eager to leave no stone unturned Students then Texas Oil Company for the twit I and getting around to a more formal : for this event now are on sale at (
in their efforts to secure That we felt salty cities. I "Chief" when addressing Alfred the NATTC Welfare Department f
all equipment.The Just like them His previous naval duties have.! p Hart. I The tickets go for $1.40 per per.
re-arming area In tare No matter what been on the Naval Air Cadet Se" On 16 September, 1944, Chief son By obtaining the ducats early, I
you don't know Is the pride and You hear them say lection Board of Minneapolis an I Hart won the higher rate, going : reservations for tables may be
joy of the school, because' It They're hoping for St. Paul, and with the Primarj, from BMlc after serving, during made without extra cost I
"Imulatt"tl't'ry closely the conditions Graduation Day Training Command as personne I this last hitch slightly less than I The dance is being sponsored by
under which ordnance of- Then off to learn officer before going to Texai! three years He completed a year's the Jacksonville: Police Association
ftaers and their men will probe To shoot a gun Christian. tour of duty here in August. I I -- V*
fthbly have to work when assigned To lick the Japs I- .-- TT I The chief has a record of six
to advanced base To make them run Fight for national security am J[ years' previous service in the Navy Glad To Be BackThe

The spot even looks a good deal They learn the fifties, save for personal security.To having received an honorable discharge -I
like pictures we've seen of advancd Thirties too --- as Coxswain 9 September
bases, for on It there are the And what the other a different place 1930, when he
typical revetments, ammunition Weapons do On land, at sea t decided to settle
dumps, heavy hauling gear, cranes After their gunneryIs Or another base down to the civilian -
planes, and all sorts of armament. all complete But where or when way of living I
handle the tractors have to in Baltimore
Student officers Their duty next They roam
trucks and dummy explosivesfrom Is with the fleet We know they'll soon t 4 But then I f
the ammunition dumps right Each one will go Be coming home. the Japs came
through to the final fuse setting. to Pearl Harbor f
Hurricanes, too, are a problem ,. and three weeks
with" which they realize they might Turret Training later Chief Hart <<

have to cope fairly often, so the II felt the urge to ,
lads went about their tasks of securing get into it all.
everything in sight with Chief Hart He did get t

considerable' zeal. We say every- into the thick of it serving 17 tI
thing In sight advisedly, for among months at an advanced base in the I
the things lashed down was a 12- South Pacific although he'll swear
ton tractor that hardly would have on sail the books that he didn't {

blown away In the worst hurricane M have a part in any real excitement l
The thing thatgave .
imaginable. lr
this a quaint touch, however,, t idi d Chief Sibley. who helped set up I r
was! the way the tractor was se + .. ie the Seaman's School, declares Chi..fHart
cured. The monstrous vehicle had is one of the mainstays in two cooks shown' above i

been lashed to a tiny sapling, that activity at the Center. You are "cooking with EfaV now that t
hardly larger in circumference than would never guess from the accompanying they are !back In the U. S. after 4

the rope used. We could be wrong photo with cap and 19 months of African duty ... .... .
Maybe they were securing the tree1Register all, how very very much the new Arnett, SC3c, top, and --- Chief's hairline has receded; but Lucas, SC2c, bottom, spent four ,(
Bond allotment today' Aw that of course is the reason for months at Casablanca! and I," I
your all the trouble his!! cronies are having months at NAS, ,1gadlr, 300 _,

--------- getting accustomed to the new miles south of (' ..ublan'a, Theyare !
-- Ar
I title. at NATTC Galley 2. '
Merchandise: On ,
Xmas -- +-- ,
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Sale At Ship's Service All hands get aboard the Bond "The Navy War Bond program 1
wagon! Allot today!! is an outstanding succt'ssVbf'n, ,
Christmas merchandise now Is Ed It is realized that over 1, 00,000 i
being received at NATTC Ship'sService !! Just Shaperoti. Navy, Marine and Coast Guard officers : '
and due to the shortage of of and enlisted personnel now : !!
storage and display' space is!! being the players on Utah's football are saving systematically through i I
placed in the stores! for immediate I| this season hadn't been born Bond allotments, it is easy to go \it 1
IIa1(. It Is the policy of the Ship'sService i when squad Coach Ike Armstrong came all out in endorsing and cooperating < -i i

I Department to buy as aSfeafreniu I here from Drake University In with so sound a part of the ,.,.;'
much good quality merchandise sla !! w d.. ,. 1925. Navy war effort I personally consider i
fill in with it a privilege to buy my ,
available and not to to pick a first team for
merchandise.All Bonds through both the Navy Bond ,I
<< "victory"
School at NATTC get practical scrimmage! Armstrong "
their In the Advanced purposes allotment and cash (
hands advised to do
are this all the boys
condition finally g
Mmulate as
Christmas shopping early since the training with turret The moving turret Rear Admiral A. S. Merrill I
forward. From
for who shave step '
climbs Into airplane '
will find them later when he an I '
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quantity available Is limited he enough to start signal 'f ,
Insofar these got -
to acquaint
of the
It's an part program
... Christmas gifts servicemen overseas combat duly. combat conditions before they leave the T' ..hIcaJ drills. Fight for freedom and save for ;:
must te In the- mall by 16 JWI po *.lble with Center. That' Ikea story, anyway i I security t
October Training

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'i, a D D M. A. D.Ramblings. ay' g gi o NATTC Gridiron League Kicks Off This AfternoonCoach I

i SaaaaaaaaaaaQaaaEDBnannBy I Ia Ig "Radiorvaves"IS. AEM Meets School Team ;. ,

Rill Wilson '" .:" .,..

i Johnstown, Pa., gave the Marine ,, .,.. .'k 'M!..,. Salts vs. Raiders .Friday

Corps Sgt. John J. Hanzel. In return >'; 'i ;i
John gave the all-station :1 : Four hard hitting football teams, manned by spirited and

'y. ) team a terrific guard for their f experienced players, blast the lid off the grid season here

'' today and tomorrow, starting the first of a nine-week round

ability robin schedule in the NATTC Conference. "

1,' AMM, graduated and was assigned .... The initial contest this afternoon sends the ARM-AOM
to judo because of his ability .': Radio-waves against the AEM Wildcats while tomorrow's
to teach knife and club fighting.The '.P
blonde bomber is built like ,, .... opener pits the Ship's company Salts against the M.A.D.
that well known brick house. He ',r' Raiders. The schedule calls for games every Thursday and

is 5' 10" tall in his G. I. sox and .. < ,,' i Friday for the next nine weeks, starting at 1730 at the grid
1 tips the scales at 205 pounds. field
west of Bks 19.
Rough la the word when he is on :
I : the football or judo field, but when An exciting title race is in

\ among friends he is like an old prospect, which willprovide thrills Probable
maid with her cat.Hanzel's for the thousands of football fans LineupsHere's
at the Center.. The grinders play
ability for playing foot- for keeps, and sparkling action is
ball was displayed last season when ii! A. T expected. Observers predict a cal- the probable starting line
he played for the Marine Air Raiders ibre of play equal to that of ,'< ""an ups for the opening games in the
I' his outstanding tackling and Chief George" Kebba, left, and his assistant, Sammy Crandall, colleges who this wartime season NATTC Football Conference. AE!1 \
blocking will surely win him a SpA)2c) will direct the Radio-waves grid team In the opening gamein was forced to rely mainly on f- ,sh- meets. ARM-AOM at 1730 today_ \
berth on Lt. Don Faurot's all-station the NATTC league today against the AEM Wildcats. Just to men. The rosters of e NATTC and Ship's Company battles M. A. -'

team. Gaining his experience keep the record straight the Radio-wa\es eleven Is made up of male teams are filled with former high D. tomorrow at 1730.
t from high school and two years at students from all schools except AEM.: Kebba was an outstanding school stars and ". number of lads
Villanova College, it looks like the football and basketball star at Manhattan College antI during his who have played collegi- *all.
bomber is AEM AR5:[ AO><
r heading great things senior year, he helped coach the frosh team Crandall engaged in Today's and tomorrow's battles -
this season. sports at Eastern Carolina Teachers' College. will give a tip-off on the strengthof McFadden (212) L E. Hughson Cassidy(165)(1851 01
i the four clubs. Coach George I Teich
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Kebba's adio-waves face a stiff I DavIs (195) L.T. Clark (185)
Bks 18 Team Wins Softball Title Miller's i J. Coulter (190) L.G.Buctcner Tokar (US)
test against Coa" K. C. (180) C.Reper Galey (155)
.rp AEM "beef-trust. 'he Wildcats. (185) R.G. Pierce ((165)
Behind Classy Hurling Of Elliott r i the heaviest team in the Cline (190) or
league, boasting a first string Trevlno kr17M85drR.T. (185)

( Week-End Grid The Bks 18 ten, one of the clas- eleven with a healthy 185-pound tkowskl(180) RE. Moore (175)
t-.I siest softball teams ever producedat average. The Radio-wa a\ g- R. Coulter (185)) Q. Romefelt (160)
Westphal (ISO) 1-.It. Drlseoll (160)
\ i& Menu the Center, won the NATTC ing 168, will be outweighed over Gollotte (165) RII. Speake (160)
L I, tournament last week-much to 15 pound i man. The Wildcats, Frisco (190) F.: Thrash (17V
L.1tJ. ../, Today, 1730 AEMs.. Schools.Friday .
who have been drilled in the Notre
, ,. the surprise of nobody.
: ,. Marines, 1730,at Ship's football Companys. }field With their ace hurler, Sam El- Dame system hit 188 in the line Ship's Company M.A.D.
\ f I ( and 180 in the backfield. The ARM- A. Lefere (163)or
t /w liott, turning in one of his most
west of Ilks 19)). Nebb (180)Salloway LH: Curran (165'
; -' c:: AOM team, exponents of the sin-
Bks 18
sparkling performances,
.. LT.LG.
IN (195) Nutley ((165)Llsota
.. unbalanced line.ha'e ,
.. .. Friday, 2000, Andrew Jackson thumped TTM 6 to 0, in the tour- gle wing with an Steed (f63) : (165) .
finals to stand head and shoul- a 171 forward wall and 164 Decker (190) or
l) ') .- '.. High of Jacksonville. Hills- ney backfield Blakeley (ISO) C. Turner ((150)
'!I. j borough High of Tampa at ders above the field at the conclusion backfield Kirtland (175) RG Carroll ((160)
AEM: has an experienced -
<-Y Jacksonville Municipal Stadium. of a successful summer-long Jensen (173)Lason R T. Knurl (175)
with a lortslde passer and (165): RE.2.H. Dlas (170)
". Saturday, 2000, Florida Gators softball season. punter, F. Westsphal, at the Clark (175) Vrellarul ((165)
rE5r HOP vs University of Mississippi at Champs in the AEM League Cote (lay) Scarpelli ((16:)) .
-.. ..,........._...... ,,- Municipal Stadium with an 8-0 record, Bks 18 romped tailback spot. The Wildcats received Lefere (170) or
a jolt last week when Bllllngsley (163) kit. Tannenb'm(143Sweeny ( )
Come one, come all; to the first undefeated through the double
Rager (195) F. (180
Saulls who
Fullback S. played
football game of the season be- elimination meet. The team and
tween the Ship's Company Salts Blow Dealt with the pro Pittsburgh teeters,
Body Elliott dur-
dropped only one game
suffered an ankle Injury that
and the
Marine Raiders this Fri- .
ing the season, a heart-breaking Dons Grid
at 1730 south of will keep him out for the sea- Togs
day swimmingpool 1 to 0 loss to the crack A. and R.
No. 2. The field is near the Local Ring TeamNATTC's son.
boxing arena and the Navy and mainside team. A bang-up battle is due in the .a:.f
Elliott, cleverly mixing his sharp
Marines are asking you fellows to clash between Ship's Company and
come on out and cheer your favorite crack boxing team is drop and dazzling out, didn't let a M. A. D.. both boasting talented
team to victory. down, but not out. But it surelyis TTM runner get past second basein pla= rs. Coach Hugh Smith's Salts
down. the payoff game He allowed come In at a neat 175: pound aver-
I Dropped in last week to see how Two star. members of the. six- but two hits and a lone walk, age, 178 In the line and a 171 backfield -
Pete Bellani and Chet Haliskl
were man team have been detached, while striking out 11 men. The while the Raiders, mentoredby
coming along with the Raiders. dealing a terrific blow to the classy lanky pitcher also blasted. single Pete Bellanl, have the lightest.
Pate have fast
they a light, t
says and double. outfit in the conference, a 164
ring aggregation that piled up four 1
team, with plenty of fight and
Team Daniel Rudden pound average all the way around.
should win their share of the victories in five matches in a Manager
whirlwind outfielder, was the big gun at the Both teams use a version of the
games this. season. Most of the fellows campaign against classy I
have just had high school ex- opposition starting in May and platter, driving in four of the six single wing with balanced lie. The
in runs scored by Bks 18. Rudden's I Marines single wing is described as
ending August.
perience, a few with a couple of I .
while the Salts' offen-
years of college ball under their The two aces are Bowie Brodt single in the fourth scored Elliott "compact
belt 155, NATTC kayo star who pound- and in the big sixth inning, Rud- sive is derived from a "U. C. L. A.
for-pound is rated the hardest den stepped up with the sacks full version"" of the Notre Dame sys-

puncher ever turned out at the and smashed a triple tem.
Coach Smith took the crying
Dampening Ills Enthusiasm Babick, ace TTM moundsman,
Training Center, and Al Highers, towel from the Saulis-less AEM
I Fresco Thompson, talkative pilotof I 138, master boxer and sharp hit- was the victim of the Bks 18 attack coach when traveling orders deleted -
the New Orleans Pelicans tells ter. These lads lost only one fight He was rapped for nine W. G. Davis, former all-

this :yarn on himself. When each in the scores of bouts they blows and gave up five passes. southern center, and O. D. Tray-
Fresco was playing for the Phillies, have had since entering the Serv- The conclusion of the tourna- nom, a good linesman from the

Uncle Charlie Moran, the umpire ice.Both ment officially winds up the soft- Salts' squad. .. ...
who achieved considerable fame as are ring instructors in the ball season. Plans for a game be- However, the Salts as well as the Triple Threat Gus Letchas, former
coach of the Center College foot Marine Aviation Detachment at tween all-star enlisted men and other clubs still have plenty of Georgia U. gridtler and
ballers when they were known as the Center. Brodt already has officers' teams have fallen through.The classy pigskin permormers on backfield star of the 1913! Air

the Praying Colonels, called him shipped out, and Highers is expected lineup of the Bks 18 champions deck, and a ding-dong battle for Raiders, has joined the classy
out on a close play at the plate. to leave within a few days. follows: Snow, as; Polz, 1b; the football flag is in the offing all-station grid squad. Letchas.
Fresco let out a terrific beef Lt. Roy Womach of the Physical Pursley, 2b; Dakin, c; Mancihelli, Game uniforms were given the who reported to Coach Don Fau
\-, concluding: "you ought to quit Training Department, who is in 3b; Elliott, p; Lutz, sf; Morse, cf; teams this week by the Physical rot last week, Is one of a dozenor
umpiring, Moran. Go back to college charge of the. team, said he has Rudden, rf; and Towne, If. Training Department, which alsoIs so NATTC men out for the
and teach the boys some new several promising students who Score by innings: setting up bleachers at the fieldto team. The 170-pound speedster

prayers." "Okay," Moran replied. will fill the gap caused by the TTM ............................000 000 0-0 seat over 1,200 spectators. Ad- carried a major part of.the. offensive
"Now that you've brought up the departure of the two marines, buta Bks. 18 ......................,.010 101 x-6 ditional bleachers may be erected load for the Air Raiders
subject of religion, suppose you go drop in team strength is a later. last season.
the team, all clever boxers
to the showers and baptize your- certainty.The
Charlie Dedmon 130 Eddie Barnett
self. You're through for the day." four remaining members of Bulkhead
136, Billy Ramoth, 150, and
Alabama Dubose, 178. Dedmon and
At Top Of Softball Heap Barnett are instructors

Mi Reporting 10 minutes late as a (Iste, <<"
new student at Colgate, Joe Wilson -

Jr., radioman second class, I
W of Valentine Nebr., was reminded ;
by Lieut. Arthur Mooney, of the

f necessity for punctuality."I I
I Ic Ir Iv thought I had done right I

I e well" Wilson said. "You see, sir, I
was In Africa yesterday."

Nice Going, BoysHere's

a pleasant six-point memo
[ "t received by the NATTC Softball
: champs, the Bks 18 team:
To: Softball champs.

SubChampionship: game, win-
ning of.
i 1. Congratulations. !
2. Sorry I couldn't see whole
game but I did see all six runs and

you sure rated them.
3. And I saw some mighty nice
fielding. How come that shortstop

if" .t:; moves so much faster. In the field
than on the basest \ _It\
t r. l *
t 4. Nice game! :y 's a KyliJ 4 HlUip r
c y ws 4i '
i< : bl h:' 5. Nice club! "xijp i j.| ( /

Here they are, the classy BAA 18 Softball champions, winner of the 6. Congratulations, again! f< y* *il 'J
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middle row, O. A. Town, R. T. Morse, M. K. ManclnellL. P. How I Assist Military Training Officer, "
art); top row, J, T. McMunus, ii. J. Lutz, R. 0. Daltln, D, II, Lewis Aviation Electrician's Mate School. girdles, or returning your salute .1\.1I .\


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