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\t VOL 2, No. 29 5 October, 1944 ,

An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


I I Comparatively Drab Little Crash Boats Operating Out Rockets Becoming

Of Mavport A Welcome Sight To Many An AviatorLess Vital To Success ;

Less spectacular than the swift, In 111 runs since November, 1912. I tlons office, the rescue machinery to the most recent reported loca- Of Naval WarfareThe f
deadly PT boat which has proved Aside from the personal angle, is thrown into high gear. In a tion of the accident. After the
such a terrible scourge of enemy the fact that all these men have matter of seconds a ready plane survivors are picked up, salvage
shipping, but none-the-less impor- been saved from a horrible death, soars into the sky to investigatethe boats go to work in an effort to increasingly vital role of ..
tant in the 153 more men will fly and fight rockets as a weapon of war was
Navy's far-flung operations scene of the crash. Rescue save the plane and equipment
is the lowly crash boat. again. boats on patrol closest to the spot In a recent crash, a fighter- highlighted in the recent announce
Drab by comparison with the colorful When distress or plane crash where the disaster has occurredare plane pilot bailed out over the I ment that when the Navy's new 1
exploits of the mighty mid- calls are received by the Opera- notified by radio and directed ocean, but before he did so he rocket program reaches peak pro.
gets of the deep, and minus their duction, it is expected to approxi.
lethal sting the crash boats ply mate $100,000,000 per month a
To The Rescue
figure equaling the total monthly
their errands
<6.the seas on of mer-
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procurement of all Naval ammunition
cy-and to hundreds of pilots and
Yfv ,
)4' y at the time.
crewmen stretches forced of vast down and seemingly on lonely : : ; : ; Rocket installations present of Navy assault I j j

I endless ocean the sight of one of ., '. ; : <;,. ;GL .: IJlli craft have been used with I
them is more welcome than cool :., ,<1., .1'': ''' spectacular success in amphibious
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frosty drink to a sun parched ..," < ,.: ... ,."'.< :>'" ,:'' ,,...:>./-f,S.<<. .?f;....:..'1: operations against the Japs. Air.
t.1t borne rockets have blasted the
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Not all are lumbering work- ; Germans in the landings on the
boats. They* range in size and :I'.f::: _.. : 'J. coast of France. Navy combat
speed. from fleet, compact, vee- : ; : : planes equipped with rockets have I .
hulled planing boats to plodding blasted enemy Installations, sur.
giants mounting crane and derrick : : face ships, and even submarines.
On all fronts the Axis is being
for raising sunken planes i
from their watery graves. < : :. showered, at a mounting tempo,
The boat facility at the Naval !>:: t with a blazing rain of deadly roc

Auxiliary Air Station Mayport kets.Rear
Fla.. is typical of these rescue outfits Admiral Daniel E. Barbey,
Like a long, protective arm commander of the Amphibious
stretched out to pilots and Marines I Force of the Seventh Fleet, has
meeting misfortune: offshore, described the powerful aid tendered -
from St. Simons to Matanzas Inlet : by rocket firepower in establishing .
the alert, efficient fleet is on beachheads on hostile
constant patrol ready for any territory. Rockets are particularly

emergency.The ,.. < 5 5w effective he said in the crucial
fleet is a well balanced one. phase of the operation after our
There 63-foot Naval and have bombarded '
are rescue boats, .., guns planes
10 I-foot$ salvage vessels a YSD, "' '" d. the shore and the first

and a 126-foot converted yacht as ,. ? wave of assault troops are going
well as an assortment of smaller, '.. -...-.- ,. .. ", ..,,-t in. Fired from multiple deck
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specialized ciaft. Each has an a: .... ... tubes on certain types of landing
assigned task, and together : -: .. craft, the rockets spread destruc-
they *- r :,.....ifO. '.., .JP.t! .
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constitute t '
a well-knit comprehen <;;" '"' panic among enemy ma
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,sly' rescue organization .. .._- ::: ;;;; ;: "': : ":> '" f -; .;;;.t.: :': chine-gunners waiting for our men i
Testifying to this activity's ef- notified the field. A crash boat was floating high overhead. By On another occasion an Army as they hit the beach.
Idt'nb\ I the enviable record which was in the vicinity intercepted the time he landed in the water, { bomber was reported down about "When the men see what the
that has been chalked up by the the message, proceeded directly the crash boat crew had already 150 miles off shore. A crash boat rockets do to the jungle, it gives {1
crew under the direction of I.t. to the spot, and saw the attached a buoy to the plane to be was !sent' out to Investigate, and them a lot of encouragement '
Lyle irwin and It. (Jg) A.V.. plane hit the water. The pilot salvaged later by Mayport divers while traveling on Its course it Rear Admiral Barbey declared. f l
Uucklnjlltun-U3_. fliers rescued hadn't even come down yet he and the YSD. Continued on Page Two Marine aviators launched the \
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first air-borne rocket attack ,.11

Diverse Program I Need Advice On Service Vets From Combat I March.against One the Japs of their at first Rabaul targetswas --last- (1

Station Movies .Insurance? Then Lt. JohnR. Zones Looking To how scribed a one 450-foot his of attack the cargo Marine: "Coming ship.pilots Here out de-is 1

of the dive, I sighted in the

Set For Month Perry Has The AnswerA Future-Buy BondsAt There ship's side was and a boom let ,the then rockets a on swish.go. i

The Station ing sound I could hear over the ,
the remainder of movie October program for great forward stride in the Navy's program of affording first men returning from engine. A second later I pulled
runs the
battle zones were reluctant to the bomb lever. The
rockets and
gauntlet of variety, ranging from Naval personnel skilled, competent insurance counseling was War Bonds especially bombs smacked
drama mystery and love picturesto accomplished here this week with the appointment of Lieut. through the allotment plan. They old one-two in boxing.the ship" like the

wild westerns. John H. Perry as a Government Life Insurance Officer, and figured they had done their shareas In a later raid on the Jap
Here's a list of the pictures coming the establishment of a permanent office in the newly-built far as patriotism was concerned, hold of Palau by American carrier-strong
here..this_month: and someone else could just takeit based
office building-No. 39A, on Sara- a Navy torpedo
Carolina uiues, starring taro. from there.
toga Avenue next to the bank. squadron-using a combined rocket
lina j
s favorite son, Kay Kyser, Old Salt
and his orchestra with The opening of the office marksa Soon, however, they came to and skip-bombing attack-account. '
Miller /
in the realize that buying bonds was the ed for five of the 25
Georgia Carroll new phase handling of the Jap ships f *
Harry Babbitt
Says smart thing to do-from the per- destroyed in the action. 1
and Victor Moore. a .v r' a 4f.. sonal angle. They realized that The official t
"Tall in the Saddle," a western f > Surprlsln, how thin countrycan War Savings Bonds were one of how one of the Navy story relates
with John Wayne and Ella Raines. fight a war, and do a good the safest investments in the sent down to enemy ships was I
"The National Barn Dance." a job wlnnln' it, with a worlds' world. Davy Jones' Locker: \
topflight comedy featuring Jean :.' t' series and election campaign So the men returning from "Lieutenant Coramander Robert H.
Isley went in
Arthur and Charles Quigley. comin up. Lots of people has. combat became heavy investorsin first and dived a
"The Last Ride," gangsters galore temporarily got a heap hotter War Bonds. They were loan. large, heavily armed Jap ship. He
Richard Travis and Eleanor over both events than the war. ing their government money with peppered the deck and hull with J
>I""Marriage Rut that' what I like about which to buy tools of war (tools rockets. Ensign Max Marion Kern I
Is a Private Affair," the U. S. With our left hand we with which they were so very intimate followed right behind and did the *I
marks Lana Turner's return to the scrap amongst ourselves and ) ; they were taking Infla. same. Their attack so weakened
screen. James Craig and John ,.,.. have a lot 0' fun; meanwhile, tionary money out of circulationand the ship's defenses that it was
(AHodlak support Lana, which sounds with our right we frail the tar helping allay the threat of easy prey for following bombers" good work, if you can get it. jJ out o' them as don't like the dreaded Inflation; but, primarily, --
"Irish Eyes Are Smiling,* Mon .. way we do it. they were wisely and sjstematlcally .
ty Wooly and Dick Haynes. putting aside a portionof Fire Of Machine

"The Singing Sheriff," Bob ...... Double Trouble But their pay against the time of
Crosby and Fay MacKenzie -- peace
"An American Romance," a sto- Craft Reaches PortA Recently approximately 40 Marines Guns Sinks Nips
ry of a little people who have made who had served with the 1st !
the nation great. The cast includes medium sized U. S, merchant Marine Division on Guadalcanal, Three Japanese destroyers recently -
Brian Donlevy, Ann Richards and vessel has safely reached Norfolk Tulagl, Cape Gloucester, etc., reported have been sunk by the .50
Walter Abel. Va., after being torpedoed by for duty at this station. caliber machine gun fire of Navy
"Since You Went Away," star- < .r an enemy submarine and surviving These were all tough, hard-fight Grumman Hellcat fighters (F6F), i(
ring Claudette Colbert and Shirley : the recent Atlantic hurricane, it ing men ;who had seen plenty of thus adding another brilliant chap- 1 j
Temple. It's an extra long picture. ; { -.j'\1 has been announced by the Navy action. And they were all signedup ter to the legend of these rugged !
"San Diego, I Love You," Jon Department. 100% for War Bond allotments. and versatile planes. )

Hall, Louise Albritton and J, Everett .r : The vessel was under tow of a But they were not buying bonds Two were sunk off Chichi Jima ,.
Horton. !t'I ) tug, after being attacked off the solely because it was their patriotic in the Bonins, 600 miles from To- I
"In the Meantime Darling' Jean. Lieut. Perry North Carolina coast, and was be- duty. They had been patriotic kyo, on August 4 by 16 Hellcats }
Die Crain and Frank Latimore. ing escorted by the Coast!! Guard -as patriotic as anyone could from Fighting 13, based aboard a '
"Atlantic City," Paul Whiteman, insurance problems of I cutters Jackson and Bedloe when be. Now they were being selfish big Essex class aircraft carrier in
'Constance Moore Brad Taylor. attached to this personnel the hurricane struck, thinking about themselves the Fast Carder Task Forces. )
station. While
"The Conspirators," topped by insurance officers in the '= when they bought bonds. This These two were among more than \
Hedv Lamarr and Paul Henried. activities aboard the station will Sure Sign was money to be used on the day 47 Japanese ships in convoy sunk ..
"Mrs. Parklngton," with the incomparable continue to function in when there were no more Jap and or damaged by carrier-based air-
team of Greer Carson roles and present Two glider pilots found them- malaria infested jungles to crawl craft and surface vessels.
Walter continue to handle selves accidentally cut off from through, no more beachheads
("'and Pidgeon applications for : to Another enemy destroyer dis-
The Big Noise," Laurel and the men in their from the C-47 tow-plane, landed their I establish, no more atolls to take. integrated in an explosion following >k
respective units
Hardy. craft safely and were greeted bya One of the Marines reporting
Lieut Perry will be strafing by four Hellcats from
The Master Race Carl Es available at farmer: "Got here soon as I with this
all times to discuss group was a 23-year-old Fighting 51 southwest of the Mart
mond and Ore Massen. more intricate could I could tell you were in veteran of four years service In
problems of life insurance anas on July : Fighting 01 is
Dates for the shows will be announced I and men. with officers trouble, because I couldn't hear the Marine Corps. lie had been based aboard one of the Navy's
in the weekly movie cal. your motors." with the 2nd Regiment attached medium-sized Independence cla.scarriers
There has
endar appearing in the J&x Air been a long-felt need to the 1st Marine Division and I in the Fast Carrier Task

News, Continued on rage Seven Send the fax Air New hfJ": Continued on Page Five Forces.

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.Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 5 October, 1944 p I

Leads Parachuters To Win \ \ Joins Up With )WAVES f

I The Inquiring \ ..., ...,

L I .,
: ReporterQUESTION .. ... :

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3t I Periodically this same question t

U asked and no here It goes again; s ri
Vthcn do you think the war ", mend -

2 ANSWERS? : :

ELLIOT DAVIS, Sic: "The war -j
P: Is not over by a long shot, no matter jI
who predicts that V-Day Is

I just around the corner. The Ger.
mans won't be finished before the

new year and the Japs are goingto .
t a a be costly to whittle down. I'd. I
guess that the Japs may be able
to keep this war going through
1946." .
i' .A. CARL HAGEN, AOMlc: "1947
b A The governments of both Axis en
emles will be under full control r
I In 1947 and not before." I i s ,

"They'll give 'em the works in t
seven months. The Japs and Germans t
j will both be beaten by then." : : : .

PETER SNOW, S2c; "I've seen ,: : _.
nothing to indicate that the real ,: ', ':aE', '
I war with Japan has even startedin a : .. /

earnest. We've only tackled Sara Coachman Shine, after two and a half jear*' employmentIn
small Island groups of Japs so far the Disbursing Office of this Station, chooses to serve the Navy

and it's been hard fighting We i a* a WAVE. She U shown being worn In by Lieut. W. O. Stelnke,
may have to drag I It, out through I USN, Disbursing Officer, who mentioned after administering the)
I 1941 to win the war from the oath that although he has had twent-..e\en years of experience In

Japs, but the Germans can't last the :Navy, Including duty In Asia, Europe, Nicaragua, Panama,
much longer against all' the forces Greenland, Iceland, Scotland and :North Africa This l 111I the first
of the U. S.. Britain and Russia"
y time he has ever "sworn' In" a recruit .
yAr N CLARA SNOW, T2c, WAVE! Future WAVE Shine I III the daughter ot Dr. and Mrs. C. K. Shine '
"1946! I think the American pea of South Jacksonville, and a graduate of Landon High School. A 1

pIe are overconfident The Japsare I brother Capt. Cecil F.. Shine, Jr. 18! oversea with the Army.
clever than them' .
we give -- -- -
credit for being. It'll take a lot Commercials '
'" of fighting to beat them." I You Can Go
A, thousand and thirty lengths of the \\AVE pool, or 146 miles. I PFC. JOHN PETRO, Marine MANTKII: I

were scored" by Elixaheth Mlerzejew, PR Sr (left), Individual "I figure the war will be ended In Sen e mun'i wife want late mry1 winner and member of the winning unit In the WAVES swimming I the fall of 1945. Germany shouldbe Back To School Phone Jail: 22-564. 4 \15\ Rlv ,;
week. :For this the eidale Road
marathon as the content closed this victory forced to her knees before J 1
Parachute Loft unit totaled 3,579 lengths. spring and it'll require the of FOR SAI.K
earned Young RM 2c, i i One pie-war girls I bicycle and pump h
Second place ln the summer and part of the fall I Good rendition. Golf clubs and t>a?- j
(right), who swam 924 lengths, or 1S.I miles for the second> place to defeat Japan." No.2, S, and 9, Driver and putter F. .
.. A, Anderson, 3H09 B, Noiman ?t .
"It. K-l. I '
G Sptc)2c t : Ry ('sapeMepap.r S "If'tI l
Pal k.
in the WAVES swimming marathon: Dewey
Final standings of units "Eighteen months from now. The Educational oportunltles for returning
P. 214.8 R.I. 64.1 T-l. 4.0; NAOTC, 41.7; VF-4. 40.9; W. U. TV36 Plymouth DeLuxe Roodon<1l-
L. ; ; servicemen under the GI y
war with Germany should be end tlon and !rood tire $.100 cash. Call F..
n.%; Sin. SO; M-l, %1.% VPB. %5.5: X-l, 12J; Supply, 11.1; Yard, ed in the last of January. They Bill of Rights (Public Law No A. SambelU, Bk. '7. Call.. 8321. ,

JOI; A'* K. 73; VF.5.., .36; P-l. 2; TI, have been predicting It'd be over I 346)) are the most liberal in thenation' Mlwellaneoua llxlnj loom fuinltui .
-- ------- Must sell before Saturday. K. S,
hitory-but the bill U by
in October but when
people fight; Vrucen. 1532 A. Randolph St., NAS.
on home soil with their backs to no means a "gra\y train.
Planes Is 1940 Studebaker DELuliEfur.dN>l'
Eight To One Against Enemy the wall they really fight. As far A study of its provisions reveals I! Commander Perfect mechanical NIne!lII l-
the is concerned that only serious-minded II lion Kvcellent tire. Upholstery fair./ ,
as Jap war It
: I Call Lt, Comdr. W. J, Held ?Supply '
Work For
Fine Day's Fighter Squadron seems to me there'll be a six students who demonstrate the Corps, L'SN, 672, Bldg. 545.
months delay in switching the requisite industry and capacity for I For
shot alf'-HolIooc1 bed pie-wr
The "Devil Cat, a Navy fighter plane squadron, power from Europe to the Pacific learning will be able to take full I box spring and inner springs,: chat of
loss of three of its own drawer. dressing table: odd dl.h.-.:
lon 25 Japanese planes against a and that means we won't have full advantage of the educational benefits 1!MO Dodge $
I motor. Phone 2-MV40. 44
pilots, during a day's action over the Volcano Islands, approximately force to throw against Japan before I Tlmuquana Road
the mainland accord- June." An ex.aen'lceman (Including <<- dhan' set, rial!form
700 miles from Japanese I I rocker,J'Ifl':4a end tablerwl
announcement.The I LOUIS ROBERTS, Sk3c: "The Regular Army men) can get at breakfast .et. 3433 A-Taylor. Dewey
Department I
ing to a Navy war with Germany will not be over least a year's education or training
squadron Is based aboard alight this year. It'll be next March because -or its equivalent in contin I

aircraft carrier of the Independence Little Crash Boats the Nazis aren't going to beI I uoua part-time study-at govern. Park.WEDDINGS
class. It participated In knocked out before winter The I ment expense at any approved ed-

two neutralization raids against Japs are hard to figure I'd say a ucational or training institution
the Volcano Islands to prevent the Welcome SightTo provided:
year and a half at least.. I base The
use by the enemy of these islands that guess from the way we've I 1. He Is discharged, or released I following weddings were"
Jn ferrying planes from Japan to Navy Fliers been fighting them and we still from the military or naval I conducted at the Station chapels

defense of the Marianas : have a long way to go" I service under conditions other last week:

The action In which the "Devil : Continued, From Page One CPL. G F PARSONS, Marine: than dishonorable. Sept, 26: Joseph Amando Garcia

Cats" shot down the 25 planes I located and picked up two IIIur.I "It'll take until February of 1945 I 2. He has served In the active and Betty June Parker; Sept. 29:
occurred on June 24. The pilots, military or natal service 1 for at
and of anunreported Joseph Albert and Virginia
I -Jiors pilot crewman, for Germany and July of 1945 for Teeplfs
Hellcat fighter
flying Grumman craoh of an SB I), a leant 90 days between Sept 16, June Bemlster; Sept 20:
took off for a sortie Intht' Japan. I figure it'll take a couple 1940 and the end of the
planes :Navy dl 'ebomber. Continuing on I war, or Robert Lennox, Jones and Edna Xf.
for a months to move all the force to
carrying I released from lu-tlve service
morning *
Its course, the boat located theArmy Smith; Edward A. Sw-ertfager and
strike at the airfield on the Island plane still afloat The SHD the Pacific and another" couple by reason of an actual service Shirliann M. Pentzer; Floyd Eugene
(,f Iwo Jima The weather was bad i pilot boarded the plane and was months of fighting Incurred dUabllltj! or injury Sandell and Adelaide Agnes
and the EDWARD H TERRY, Spc)2c) : ,
near the target however, able to gather valuable Information 3. He has had his education Bernier.
pquadron was forced to circle a'I regarding the came of the "The Germans will be beaten by "Impeded, delayed or Interrupt ---- --
storm and come in low Japanese bomber's crash. Eleven data later December. Japan Hell that's ed" by reason! of his entrance order to receive additional
fighter planes apparently had detected a tanker picked up the one going to be a long time. At least Into service, or desires' a refresher ernment-flnanced education, gov-he
the attacking fore, and Mirth of the bomber's crew. late 1945 or '46. We not only haveto or retraining course.A i must demonstrate industry and capacity
were waiting in greatly superior conquer Japan proper and all sen-iceman who was not
; for
numbers high in the cloud coverThey I The case of the British fighter the Islands leading to it, but also), over 25 years of age at the time learning by satisfactorily -
I completing that tint
} pilot was almost made to order year'scourse
swooped down upon the Manchuria. he entered the service will be
"Devil Cats" and shot down 17'I I for Mayport' crash boats. The __- -% Sj ._-_- deemed to have had his educationor of training or education according -
I plane, it was reported was unableto I to the regularly prescribedstandards ]
Seven of the pilots training interrupted and need
Jap planes I
land as the elevators wouldn'tbudge. not it.SenMcemen. and practices of the institution
shot down two Japs each. Later in Thinking Of Gift prove he elects to attend. He
instructed to I ;
the day eight "Devil Cat" pilots i: The pilot was who were more than then will for additional
force of 20 Jap I I fly seaward to a certain ..pot'l 25 when they entered the service I an
intercepted For Service Men? period or periods of education or
bombers and fighters.!! They shot Bailing out, he was promptly also are entitled to a year's' free
training not to exceed the time
bombers and four fight- pulled out of the water by a .schooling or training under a recent *
lown four I Here's spent in active military service between
ing crash boat. Suggestion ruling by the Administratorof _
I tin "alt-I Sept. 16 1940 and th.f)
%-ftj The all-time speed record Veterans' Affairs But if they
what sailors like of the war, and in no case to ex
Here's would .
rescue work has been set more than a year of schoolIng
Good Day's Work Is small crash boat stationed in the for Christmas according to In. they must present satisfactory ceed lour years of total training.Refresher .
!: river near the end of the queries made by OWl: 1 I evidence that their education was I <(< or retraining courses
Done In Short TimeTwo II I A plane on take-off runwaY"1 The "Salts" say they want reading interrupted by their military serv will be limited to one year or lees).

'and hit the runway with material first of all, such as At any time after the first year
Navy fighter pilots shot I peller. The pilot pulled back up pocket-sized dictionaries, novels, I ice.There are a few other lestrlc government financing of his education
down eight Jap seaplanes before I Westerns humor-- tlons. be discontinued
I enough to be airborne, and then I II mysteries, and may if the
btcakfast one morning over Chichi but stories sneakers for Administrator of Veterans Affairs
I crashed Into the river. The boat no war ; man pursued a course of educationor
Jima, less than 600 miles from was ready and waiting The pilot showers and rmxcasin-type bedroom training under the Army Specialized finds his progress or conduct unsatisfactory -
T(,kyo. taken from the before I slippers; pocket knives with Training Program or the according to the itan-
was plane
Very likely the Navy airmen his feet got wet. and a buoy was i attachments; Bibles alarm clocks, Navy College Program, and the i dards and practice of the institution -

would have destroyed a ninth, but tied to the plane's tail. The boat I playing cards, dice, poked chips, Army or Navy course was a con. I he Is attending
Jap antiaircraft Inconveniently 'insect repellants, small snapshots, tinuation of his For
civilian course and I qualified ex-servicemen, the
back at the dock mile from
, knocked it out of the air Just as : was of the a In tpilet kits and shaving kits, loot j was completed, that time will not government will undertake to pay
they 'were closing for the kill I the scene crash. exactly I powder, sun glasses, fountain pens count toward the t 0 days active costs of tuition, library, laboratory -
minutes from the time the
Th Navy pilots were Lieutenant f eight writing pads, fruit cake tinned lux. sen-Ice required Neither will service I health- infirmary, and other
had noeed clown and hit therunway.
<< U.sN.R., and Lieutenantjunior I I I coat hangers, wash cloths, small of the service academies count I, school: year A subsistence allowance -
grade, ) Fred L. Dungan USNR 1 I No need! to say why many pilots homemade personal articles, steel toward the 90 dajs of $50 per month for an

Members of a ('.rri r-b..ed night and crewmen have special place minors and favorite tobacco mixtures In addition, the serviceman I ex-serviceman without dependents,
fighter *luadr n, they flew Grumman I in their hearts for the officers and must begin the course or train- and S75 a month for one with dependents
Hellcats (P8Fs". men in Mayport's boat facility The Office of War Information Ing within! two yearn of his discharge also will be paid.

--_._ --- Picture yourself floating aimlesslyon reminds that overseas gifts for or within two jar after -
; A life raft under a broiling sun men and women in the service the end of the war, whicheverdate AI
ROCHESTER, N. V, CNS) -- or in storm-swept sea with nota should be mailed! between 15 September IN later. And the entire pro- II.*.1 1. HESEIIVAT10NSEffective

Mice Ada Ifng--age H>-hs re<:. thing in sight Wouldn't that and 15 October and marked gram will be wound up within I last Friday the rai

Meted as a co-ed at the University spot on the horizon which, grow- "Christmas Parcel," seven years after the end of the road reservation booth which has
erf Rochester.: She's taking an ,extension ing nearer, assumes the shape of a ---...... war, with no course or training been located In the lobby (< the
r course In Sanskrit "be Navy crash boat, look good? Just BUY, BUY WAR BONDSOR afforded. beyond that date Main Administration building, was
cause:: I want to learn all I can in ask some of the men who've beenin These are the minimum benefits moved to building 451. Reserva-
this! world to get ready for the such a situation. Their a newt is, which any ex-sei\iceman who tions may be requested by calling
ext," you'll find, are exactly alike. BYE, BYE FREEDOM qualifies can attain However, in 822 or 146..

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5 October, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three a

7 Senior Officer Of e /. .. Kingfisher Gets ,


Shore Patrol Gets ;t. (' I \ lii'v 1 Zero, Escapes ]

t.= Promoted To Cdr. /,-,I_ r Jw' From 2 Others t

Promotion of Lieutenant Commander o; A slow, lightly armed Navy
Gordon T. House USN o
Chance-Vought Kingfisher obser.
(Ret), senior Navy Shore Patrol ,
Officer in Jacksonville to the rank I vation plane (OS2U) recently

of Commander has been announcedby QUESTIONSPLEASE shot it out with three Jap Zeros

the Navy Department. TURN TO PAGE 5 over Iwo Jima, knocking one down
Com dr. House veteran of 26
a '
and escaping from the other two. '
years in the Navy and a former FOR THE ANSWERS)
enlisted man, has been In charge The Kingfisher, designed for ob. ;

of the important Shore Patrol organization QUESTIONS: servation rather than combat, has i

here since February of 1. Suppose that you were a resIdent I only light machine guns. The lat.. 1

this year, and has done a job of in New York and you were est Zeros on the other hand, carry ,'
such high caliber as to warrant expecting a telephone call from a I
very heavy armament, are fast, land
praise from the Commandant.A friend in San Francisco to be 44N"rl extremely maneuverable.

native or Santa Ana, California placed at 6 p. m. 'Frisco time.You'd I ,. t.. ...... t
'f+ Piloted Lieutenant Robert W.
he attended the University '
plan to be at home at what ..... P
of California after which and I Hendershott, U.S.N.R., the King- .
time by your clock ? men, cannot stress too highly
fisher had been catapulted off a
hf enlisted In the Naval Kesrrte! ,
early in 1918 a* Landsman for 2. What kind of sports event the importance of physical fitness!" United States cruiser to direct

Electrician (Radio), receding would you be attending if you Naval gunfire against the Jap is-
$16,7.11)f'r month In were cheering Billy Talbert, Kit land. Just as the surface vessels
pay. Kittrell Dixie Walker, Tami Mau-
After attaining the rate of Elec- began their bombardment Lieu.
trician Third Class (Radio), he riello, and Ted Atkinson. Get three tenant Hendershott's rear scat air-
NAS Fire
out of five.. Departments PreparedTo
.. transferred! to a Reserve Officers' crewman, Arthur E. Hickman,
Training School at Goat Island 3. Here's an AAF plane a low- Aviation Radioman Second Class,
(now called Treasure Island), San wing transport plane powered with Play Part In Prevention Blazes U.S.N.R., saw three Zeros spiraling .

Francisco, and received his com- four radial enpines The nose of observa"nce up from a Jap airfield.
mission as Ensign a few days after the deep, oval! fuselage projectswell In of Fire Prevention I Swiftly gaining altitude the enemy r

the Armistice was signed. ahead of the engine nacfelles as Week beginning designated on October by the President 8, it has I Mrs. Marken To planes began to attack the :,
His naval experiences since then Both edges of the wings taper Kingfisher from below. One of the
been announced that the Fire Department -
: have been many and varied, not a I NAS Jacksonville, is pre- Zeros made a stern approach, and
few of which were exciting and pared to give demonstrations to Speak At ClubMrs. as the range closed, Hickman fireda

dangerous. His first cruise was groups as they call for them.It perfectly aimed burst into its
probably his most memorable, for has been requested that arrangements R. R. Marken wife of engine. Apparently the bullets
as Ensign he was ordered to command be made by the departments Commander R. R. Marken of this killed the Jap pilot, for the Zero li

1 a subchaser. The crew of Y or groups now, in order Station, will be the guest of honorat roared on into the Kingfisher,
the small ship was composed of that the Fire Department may in- the meeting of the Military shearing off the tip of the King

completely green men, with the due!; each in the regular schedule.In Wives Club today, it has been an- fisher's starboard wing before
exception of a Filipino mess attendant Y his proclamation set aside nounced by Mrs. H. W. Peach, crashing into the sea.

who could not speak awoid the week of Oct. 8 as Fire Pre- secretary."Mrs. Then a second Zero came in. Its v

of English, a Boatswain's vention Week the Chief Executive: Marken is a most in- bullets ripping through the fuselage I

Mate on his second (cruise and a pointed out that it was essential triguing speaker, and will talk on within inches of the Navy
Chief Machinist's Mate on his third that waste by fire be prevented in the life "Of China as seen throughthe pilot's legs This punctured the

cruise. order to assure the delivery of nec- eyes of a foreigner," said Mrs. Kingfisher's oil tank, and hot oil

essary supplies to "our valiant Peach. "Commander and Mrs. spurted over the windshield and ,
I !" equally to rounded tips. The tail- armies and navies." Marken were in the Far East for cockpit. The Zero made several

I plane is tapered to rounded tips I "I earnestly request," said the 26 months. We are looking for- other attacks, completely riddlingthe

I iI! and has a high single tin and President, "every citizen to devote ward to a record breaking attend- fuselage, but they pulled away
i rudder. Identify, please? I special thought and effort during ance to hear Mrs. Marken." when the Kingfisher reached its
Fire Prevention Week to detecting Reservations for the luncheon
of and
protective screen destroyers
4. Though the notables of the
I ,I time probably would not have I and eliminating fire hazards within every Thursday should be made by cruisers,
his control and to
E own providing Wednesday noon Telephone ---' -
1 dared ride on It. how many of the
I adequate protection against the 50112.
following could Robert Fulton have Man Who Got Dozen
I waste of our fighting power All military wives are welcomedat
him the maiden
j to Join on through destruction by fire." the meeting.Retirement.
... voyage of his first steamboat: i Japs Awarded Medal
---- ---
----- ---
; ,: President James Madison. Ben I Aurelio Tassone, Machinist's ,
'' '
''' Franklin, the orator Patrick Hen- GI Chases Ferry Policy Mate, First Class USNR, has

! 1 'k i tComdr ry, and the inventor, Samuel I been awarded the Silver Star
I Morse? Going Wrong WayNEW Reserve Marine officers commis- Medal for his conspicuous gallantry 1
lloirse sioned since 7 December 1941 and
; "All other members of the crew," :5.i In the summer of 1942 Rom- YORK (CNS-A) soldier who are now over 38 years of age in the Treasury Islands when he

recalls Comdr. House, "were plen- mel was winning in North Africa dashed down the dock toward the may be assigned to inactive dutyin used a bulldozer to kill 12 Japanese J
their and driving the British eastward Weehauken ferry. With a desperate the Marine Corps. in a pillbox. .
ty including skipper
, at green the head of the list. Their but the farthest eas +e Nazis got broad jump he spanned three The Marine Corps headquarters Tassone, a Seabee is now speak \(
consisted of was Tobruk, El Alemein or Cairo? feet of water and landed on the Washington announced adop- ing at plants engaged on Navy

I previous boats experience and 6. There's a special historical deck. "Wow," he exclaimed. "Just tion of the new policy. The an- production, urging workers to
J row the San Francisco frequent" trips on significance to each of these numbers made it, didn't I'" nouncement emphasized that such "stay on the job to finish the

His future ferry. and : 16 to 1. 54-40, 158 and 1492. "Made what?" a deckhand In- retirements are quests for inactive job." He urges them to keep up tI

assignments Can you give: the historical mean- quired. "This boat ain't leaving. status and must be initiated by 'I production and warns that the war
steady promotions are proof
enough he came through satisfac- ing of two of the four? It's Just coming in." the officers themselves. is far from won.'Dim d d'L'

torily under those initial handicaps. 7. When Joan of Arc led the .. ... ... ,-.... .. -.-...--. ,- -.... .,.- ..-_._.._"
--- '- --
French to the relief of Orleans : '
"Needless to say," he will admit, ., / t
she 17 33
would you say was or
"there was plenty of sea sicknessfor 45 years old? <,. '."....'
the first few weeks. Both the -
-8. While you don't think of the .
crew and the skipper had their ,
Bible as a book of romances It .' .f -. --.
ppy" contains many love stories, among ,<: ; tl'iS:
( "
Comdr. House later served ._,_
them those of Ruth De- .i' ;
Zipporah ,
I i .
aboard the USS Tennessee, USS ,
,- '
lilah Rebecca and Rachel. Can :
! Kanewha, at the Navy Yard at e F
, you match those heroines up with '" __ : ;
Pearl Harbor, aboard the USS : : ": :
the correct heroes from this list: : .
Lexington in the Twelfth Naval
- Isaac Jacob, Moses, Boaz and .
District aboard the USS Canopus, "
Samson ? Get three out of five. R
at the Cavite Navy Yard (Philippine -
9 What waterway is the con-
Islands), in the Hydrographic
necting link between \ 1) the Med
Office, Sault Saint Marie and
iterranean and Red Seas; (2) Mis- 1
aboard the USS Relief before coming -
souri River and the Gulf of Mexico 1
to Jacksonville.
, ; and (3)) Lake Erie and Lake t
1 He came to the Naval Air Sta- rrt
Ontario? Get two. ;
tion in June, 1941, and served as
Donald Nelson
10. Who replaced
.. Assistant First Lieutenant and Of- ,
as head of the War Production
a ficer-in-Charge of the Recruit Cen-
Board ? :
ter prior to his present Shore Pa- I,
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trol assignment. And Marine Air I
-- -- --- Navy

Intelligence Is Aces Bag 6,259 Nips Ij j 1I 1

':t Navy and Marine aviatiors have I
destroyed at least 6,259 Japanese
Again Desirous planes in the air and on the ground I :

since Pearl Harbor, the Navy De- Yi; :
partment revealed.In y ,
Getting FactsNavy contrast, American Navy and

Marine losses were only 1,277 .
Intelligence reiterating planes lost. "

requests which have been made The figure of Jap lasses does not ..... / '
before on several occasions, again include Jap planes destroyed on ..'..' ..t 'J.'. '... .. 'oi:', ,,, ...
ia asking for all information possible land in 1942 and 1943 nor Nip ..
regarding foreign countries, aircraft shot down by AA fire "{!I', .. .',:: 4' '*' '
particularly those regarded as potential The Navy reported that 65 per .
. combat areas. cent of all its airmen shot down ra /

"Factual material Intelli- had been rescued. "d
says ., ,_.." .
"would include ---- ""
gence information --- ---
regarding non-military industries ma, Netherlands Indies, .Coastal .Y' 1

which have been diverted to military China. Malaya; French Indo-China, .

use, beaches and landmarks the Philippines and Japan. Infor- .l Sawing a Woman in Half f
the type of terrain, description of mation regarding other Axis coun- "

the beaches in detail at high, low" tries and occupied areas is, of '
medium and extreme tides, type of course also desired. Your Light," a USd Camp Show p'odlJetlon111 be presented at the Mainslde Auditorium .

bottom description and height of I, All personnel, naval and civilian, on Friday night, 20 October, and according to advance notices It's one of the highest voltage offering i

escarpments, boulders and other of this Station or auxiliary sta- this' organization has ever sent out.
physical obstructions, machinery tions who have any such Informa- Headlined by the famous Bo r rah !Hlne>'itch'" Harmonica Rascals, a team of topflight entertainers"Dim

AlbIn repair shops, power plants etc., tion or know of persons who do Your Light romp through an evening/ of hilarity and dramatic suspense.! i
( jPjn those areas which may be In- have, are requested immediately to Anothf'r"audf''ll1e luminary on the bill is The Great Lester, Master Magician, who saws his pretty

vaded, airports seaplane bases, notify the Station Intelligence Officer partner In half. Songs and rhythm numbers are dished out by a good looking; gal who ha sung withbig' J

eta" It also includes spot political extension 8302. If livingin : name bands She' Muriel Lane. *
'... information. Jacksonville, and if It Is more here I.* the cast list: '
.11 M. C. and Musical act The Great lA""tter-l\'t Magician i
'7r According to Intelligence, the convenient, call the Naval Intelli- norrah AUnevltch' Harmonica Rascal*- :
,z countries and areas of primary Interest gence Officer (telephone 5-7170)), ; Diane.. RlTfrn-1IU attractive assistant; Blair Sister*-Aero dancers; Muriel Lane-Singer; liarrlson t

';", at the present time are Bur- 830 Lynch Building &; Carroll-Dancers; Al Friedman-Pianist and musical! conductor 1 iI iJ j



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J1} >)':editorial f\1 Off liJt-w-s<* I The, Wolf.1 e.... -. t. C.-, -- k. by Sansone iiThapTu AZI11 (( I

PubUe ReUtioDt Office Room 221 News arviVieujs frnmstnhoS S

Administration Annex, Bldg 954. *

Telephone l Extension &M2 r

The MX AIR NEWS it puBIUfied weekly at the V. S.
Naval Air Station. Jackson' rHe. Florida; by lit Public J fr
HelaUoni OHIce at no expense to the government Copies; '
era distributed free of charge to enlisted and other Naval Lieut J. K. Miankman, ChC, t'SNll
Personnel) at the "Naval Air StaUon, the Naval Air Technical L&I
Training Center the Headquarters of the Naval Air
Operational Training Command, Naval Auxiliary Air Station ; When We Break The RulesIn
Own Cove <*prln Narai|
{ Auxiliary: Air Station,
Cecil Held Naval I Air uunners School the U, S, Naval the qualities which the Navy
Hc plUJ. and Naval Auxiliary Air Facilities. May port. listing expects S
from its personnel The IJIuejacket* Manual places ;
Rear Admiral Andrew C. "'('Fait. 0 5N obedience first Similarly when prescribing .
the I
Chief of Naval Air Operation Training
conduct of a commanding officer, the first articleof i
captain WaltonV.. Smith. CSN Navy Regulations expects him to set "a good ex. :

Jacksonville Commandant Naval Air, Station ample of subordination," From its admirals to its :
I greenest! boots the Navy insists upon discipline '
Captain Joseph B. LynchA-Y1G). CSNR." Our life is controlled by a set of rules; we must

Naval Air Commanding Technical Training Officer Center be governed by them, they cannot be broken with ,
impunity. If we break the rules, we must suffer
CafUin John Commanding J. O Mall Officer*:* UC! ). CSN. the consequence! and bear a just punishment Thisis M I

U. b. Naval Hoapital J the code of Navy behavior, and our Navy has ;
established a glorious reputation in peace as well f
Commander' Commanding Edward E.Officer Doiecek., CSN. as in war because! it has lived by this tradition '

Naval Air Gunners' School There are always some people who rebel against j
rules and break them. They chafe under any kind '
Commander WI Ash ford. Jr.. CSN. lof
Commandant Officer. check They resent any limitation or curta'llm'nttheir
Marta Auxiliary Air station Green Cove Sfrtri of actions They want to be free They grip ;l''
about restrictions Actually what such people cl'.1&I,
Commander Samuel G. Mitchell ?
Commanding Officer mand is anarchy, not llbertj'-for that is whal01 1 ',
J'tu.1 Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field have when each man does as he pleases. \\ith- (
"' ; out team-work, and obedience to .' \
Unit Cot Chester' L. Gawne. CSMC (Rd). cooperation ur.
Commanding Officer Easy, big boyiy'' ders. there can be no order and no united effort !
Marine Barracks One of the most interesting stories in the Bible I
--: how Moses broke the rule The :
L tells us people .of
eut Cot \MIHam T. Evan CSMC (Ret).
Commanding Officer. Israel were in the wilderness and had no water.\ i j l
Marine Aviation Detachment They turned to Moses. who prayed to the Ixud I
And God said to Moses "Speak to the rock and
The TAX AIR NEWS receive Camp Newspaper Servicerfistrrl ,
{ -1 "
*!. Republication I of credited I matter |rent tiled elhl.b/GOMN\UNl? \ it will give forth water This was the divine direction I
without' permltston of CNS War Department, :205 L: a station order if you will Speak! Moses ,] f
42nd St., N. Y. C. -- V _v I II however, broke the order He ntriuk the rook with I
.--:, ',-:" :: ; his rod The water to be !sure came gushing: t< rth 1 i I

Texas (By A Texan) I Americano seized a Urge underground Nazi I plane 1lant-ttutl' and the people' slaked their thirst, but God pum!'h-
ed Moses This violation seemed trivial. It hardly
t v lnTe all Nazi l I planets should underground. i i iI i 41/
what life without a little fun": And that fun should I| Advice I to \\'.M'KS going to Hawaii: Don't let the gra.,, Kkirt Hurry justified any penalty It made God appear
te found even In the editorial columns of a nev,'sfper ; )('U, lou'll enjoy it a4i soon as >*>u get the t>wfng of> It.Piaed and arbitrary Yet He "threw the book" at ecru' J
Therefore we leprlnt I an editorial carded In ativllUn Even Moses, favorite of the lord the leader '
a cf '
I with the such an inveterate ;
e.terday-he's I
newapeper with the caption exactly as above I golf Chaplain ,
golfer that he always holds the hymn hook with an overlapping! grip. the people, even he could not disregard the tiles (
We offer for any who aim at being publicity I| The Krown had better b* careful In the World l *'erl__'Ihe Cardt with impunity As g matter of mact, because he

hounds or for any Chamber of Commerce will b. stacked against them. was Moses tbe punishment was most severe For ii'

which might be looking for the right.I: 'ship' Service I has a new' Infallible cigarette lighter: -when .'ou this simple infraction of the rules Moses was --1 ij 1
push the lever down an arrow' pop* out and point lo the n..u..1 denied the culmination of his hopes and for bidden j
sort of propaganda the following picture of
man with a match to enter the Promised Ljyul. '
the state of Texas taken from the Camp Claiborne i I The Chow Hall 'IH nov' MTV Ing three grades i-f IIt't'f-win, Jih. ....1 I The point is very plain Men who go0 a Cup- I

1'ewseedJess to say, it came from and show, tame Mast should remember it. The higher tau j

the typewriter of a more or less biased Tex- !I FFoothall season U here again-now' >ou can walk down the street are, the more demanding are the standards which
with a girl on one arm, a blanket on the oilier arm and no one will govern your actions the more imperative is it t
an, but it explains to any doubters just why be MispU.{OHM. that you obey the rules. If you break them the

all Texans marvel that there is anything to --- I guilt is greater and the punishment severer. Recently -

the west of them save China and anything to CALENDAR we read of a commanding officer in the Pacific -

the east save Europe. With due admirationfor AMUSEMENT I who was relieved of his command because! he
did not obey the rules Not long ago we heard CI' a
1\Iunchauseni touch of its
the author
general who was demoted because he had teen
one Staff Sgt. "Tex" Horton we quote : MAIN STATION indiscreet at a cocktail party and had revealed the

date of the European invasion This i is an inn,n-
"Texas occupies all the continent of North Thursday, October 5-">\ A'FKItl.OO: ItUIDPiK" Mvlen Leigh! and trovertible fact of life: laws cannot be broken with '
America except a small)) part set aside for the JI"bt-rl la> l Jor. An immortal love storv enacted l b_v two stellar [HTformers. impunity

United States and Canada. I >'ivien Leigh, a. H "street walker", finds short-lived happiness | It is a wise sailor who learns fatly in his" sea !ice
in the arms! of army officer 'fa, lor. I that you cannot break the rules and go unpunished.
"Texas owns the north half of the Ilio; }frUlav, October b-" sl KAN (ihl: { s IN 'I 111; NIOIIl" ? .. William lie has mastered a lesson in self-discipline! whuh

Grande the only river in the world that is I Terry, Virginia drev. I II t will help him through the years For what III true

dusty and flows both also the only Saturday, OctolJf'r"UESTRO.tU" .. .. .. Fxlw. Cf i. Ri.bliiM.n filennI of the Navy is true of all life "'e have nlto
ways ; one I ord The stirring story of a moilerii "ship naiiied for the immortal' consider the universe, or rather the whole h.,t-i if
with the possible exception of the Trinity, I Jolui Paul Jones in her triumphant return lo the fleet after having stellar universes stretching out maJEotlllllly

which is navigable for both pedestrians and I been branded 1 an outcast on her shakedown, cruise.Sundav through the infinities of space, to realize that t they t
mud-cats alike. ', October H-'C'AROLIN:' 1JLI'KS" .. Kay K.vser, and orchestra are controlled by law. They move in fixed ccm ie'sand

I Ann )1 Iller. Nothing could be finer starring Carolina's are visible at certain seasons There ate nu it,!I.
"Texas is bounded on the north by 25 or : favorite cnn' Ii p.e r. Full of song hits" laughs and the best run- !lisions between them because they are rr>nti dIu)

30 states, and on the east by all the oceans in I' deal I in main' a moon I by law. This is true for the whole world (.t Nature

the world except the Pacific and on the south Monday, October -"TALI. IN:' THE .ADII.fc" .. .. Johnajne., : the seasons follow each other regularly, the
Ella HaineM A two-fisted cowhand sets out to solve UK murder
tides flow life of both and
enl, itself law
I is a
by the Gulf of Mexico and South America, of a rancher and becomes involved 1 in many scrapes| growth, of decay. and death On this air station,

and on the west by the Pacific ocean, the Tuesday October 10-"NATIONALItN lUNGfc" .. .. .. Jean even the planes we fly move through the an Because -
Milky Way and the Sidereal Universe If Tex-! Heather, Charlie Ouigl>>'. A fictional story, written about :National certain physical laws are known and fbeved,

as were chopped loo e from the rest of the' Darn Dance starting back around 1940.YedrteMla and they also crash when these lawsare ignoredand
\ ', October 11-TIIK LAST RIDE" .. .. .. Richard TravU.
) broken, The rules cannot be disregarded A
United States the other 47 states would float
his wltoe
A detective balked by the murder of In prosecuting man cannot step off Into space from the top c-f a
off into the ocean and sink, as they are now black ma-rket gang, arranges for a faked disgrace and dismissal. skyscraper: and blithely say "Watch me fly down:'

supported by Texas which rests upon a vast from the fore in order to join the gang said get<< the good tan't If he tries to break the law of gravity, hf'lI I) break

subterranean sea of oil) sulphur and corn Itt ring .leader. I his neck!
What is true of physical laws is also true' in the
hiskey. I aigmDaQaaCaaoaaoeasoaoi I I field of morals and social relations You cannot

"Texas is so big that the people in Browns- Divine Services [ stea: with impunity. Dillinger and AI Capone tried

ville call the Dallas people Yankees and the 1 liB reees :a: It and could not get away with It. On a larger stele,
flg Mussolini, Hitler and Tojo are learning the Mme
citizens of El Pa at the citizens of
o sneer Salty Humor From gg Pr.< *Ut ('''.pel: Mctfcrn JI.*d .Bdlrmiiiban truth Or consider marriage The person who breaks
Texarkana as being snobs of the effete East. Avtace. the rule of fidelity ie really smashing his own
Jt is 150: miles farther from El Paso to Tex- Here And TheremDDaggaIlDggaaaDagDDD g 07K)-Holy Communion happiness
l3O Recruit Divine service',
arknna than it is from Chicago to New York ; 0930-Training Canter Divine service, This is a principle which we ought to consideras
0930-Sunday School (small chapel). we go on fighting the war Why do wars start ?
Paul Minn. than
Fort Worth is St. it
Hungry 1045-general Divine service Isn't it because the rules of international relaticn
i iil to Uiownsville Texas. The United States I The farmer was sitting on his 1843-Vesper service are broken; because treaties are scrapped, honcr,

with Texas left out would look like a two-leg front porch fltt'patlng a eand- Cath.lte..iu Chapels Au.\..,Mastic i iirDiiib 1'... u4 is betrayed, and because force and the mailed
ged Boston terrier, w Ich and watching a rooster! chase WIO-Ma&II. supplant mutual confidence and trust" This lit)
a hen As they passed, the rooster 0700 Mam.C8JO something to remember look the
t 'j as we beyond
Texas is the only state in the Union where 'stopped to eat the crumbs the 30-Mau-Mass.,, t to days of peace

People build their homes 150! miles from their t fanner ha dropped J. Hope I neverget l100-Mau. There are many ways In which our Navy experiences : -

front gate and some of them are thinking that hungry" muttered the 1700 CbrUlliB-Maw,?.Iu! <. m\tfi: \ Mnttli can profit us and enrich our lives but

$ of moving farther back, passeis-by are an- farmer load sad Htrmiifhftm Atcave. there is no way that can do It better than throughthe
1100 Small chdfl.J comprehension of this truth: when we break
noying them. ",,1.l h *tr\tr.\ Small Chapel (Mus the rules, we have to If understand this,
Edit intentions\ pay. we
tin Road and Bli mln ham Avenue).
'The main crop of Texas is beautiful women I II wish I wittle 1POO-Sabbalh :Service d-ildav ). it will not only make our Naval life happier ; )t
was a
egg, (*>1< abbuih Servk atiiidav" ). can help us build a better world.
main of Texans is their
and the
pursuit A way up in a twee; 1730-D\otl t'ruesday) NAGs and
main crop and trying to'keep from making I wish I was a wittle egg Cecil Field,
the the world."It As wotten as can te: ; 1730-Df'\otlonl (Thursday) Green Other I
flll money in Love Sri leu. From PapersRegular
And when some! bone-headed bc: <;'n
all the bales of cotton in Texas were tacked mate
in cne mound, it would make a stairway from the Would start to shout at me Guard: "Who's there, friend orfoe' attendance at Captain's Mast of personnel
Panhandle to the Pearly Gates If all the hogs in I'd Stow my wotten wittle self Who have been AOL or AWOL is a source of embarrassment -

Texas were one hog he would root up the Panama And platter down on h... VoiceFee"! to the entire Navy.
For a Navy man to break oath cf allegiance -
his solemn
Canal in one root and have enough left over to make -ear Guard: "C.rlvra cf the guard
and to teamworkand
disrupt by his absence the
three Grand Canyons besides. If all the steers in
Fun what the hell do I Oo 1." solid effort a
required of the armed forces in
Texan were one steer he could stand with his' front
(ISM : "Let* taaM.Jnt' fun this -----":!, fight for life itself is enough to cast a shadow cf
feet in the Gulf of Mexico, his back feet in HudsonPay !
evening for a change." shame on the organization, Even more shameful i 8
and the inlet off the Aurora LJorealjs
with his tail sweep Uife: "0 K. And pleAse leave Wcndfr if any
the lights i.n in the hallway if you pendents hai't(>p watches compares with that of his teammate in the front
+,f "There are eo many Texan: in the armed *trvkc get home before I ue.! '' They might catch a German doing lines whose job allows) no time to even think
cf this country that cur allies think .Austin a -,- *--,-- going over the hill. .,
the\ Capital cf the United State and "The Eyes that four-rnlnule mile the 1'.I18 But to narrow the scope to a more personal v'i \;
l You' ie the national anthem. Saint Fet r': And what was your editors dream about.
of Texas are Upon row, It 10 an embarrassing insult to the intelligence
good eked on earth --- (,f the Navy for of Its members' to Jeopardize -
United State would one
"It the fut of the pitchin Paymaster: I slowed dawn the
and help Texas fight the war, we could fell I* pay line ky wvfral hours, thus' Questkna 1..act few bourft his' entire future, and that of his family service bya
of fooliihnf The Mot on the
'Loin(, fcy Cbritrnan. I IAmfn. giving the Bailors len. time for Bang! l3e.igl-Halt! who tSI't : word cannot fce t-iatfd s.

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JAX AIR NEWS .1 Pagr.Fivg

n..4; Same Setting Different StoryAland's r Quiz Contest I

:,. I rI Prisoners Accept (QUESTIONS PRINTED ON Failure To Quit

: \:.'.."..; a I! Surrender Of 500 ANSWERS: PAGE :3)) Plane Is Almost

Garrison Members 1. 9pm. I II Costly For Trio "
'r 2. Talbert-tennis; Klttrell foot-

I I ball; Walker-baseball; Mauriello- :
= A Navy filer and 23 other pris- boxing.i : Atkinson jockey, and : Three Navy airmen narrowly +
1M oners-of-war accepted the surrender I therefore horse racing. I escaped death in a flaming torpedo i
of the Toulon arsenal and 500 plane because each member of the ,
I 3, It's the AAF's C-54: "Skymas-
Germans during the Initial phase ter" plane-team desired to delay his
of the Allied invasion of Southern jump until the others had got out
France I 4, He could have asked all of I safely

them except Franklin, who died in .
It was Lieutenant David Stan. This episode took place over Yap
1790 however Morse would have
t ley Crockett, U.S.N.R, of 419 West ; Island after the plane an Avenger !
been and Madison
would not
a boy
: L 49th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, have been President yet. was struck by Jap antiaircraft .
pilot of a Navy carrier based fire

.a .. Grumman Hellcat fighter (F6F) I 5 El Alemeln The pilot was Lieutenant (junior
-to whom the commanding officer 6, 16 to 1-slogan in Presidential I grade) John B, Russell, U.S.N.R.
surrendered the French "Ala campaign of William Jennings He earned the nickname of "Beast"

i't mo," and its garrison i Bryan; :54-40 (or t'lght-slogan of I because of attacks on Jap carriers .
Lieutenant Crockett-known to the boundary dispute between the in the Battle of the Eastern Philippines j

his friends as Davey Crockett, and Northwest territory and Canada; I'' His two aircrewmenwere
' 1 P fRl 4 a distant relative of the original II 158-first number drawn In' Selective Howard M Webster. Jr., Pho

1'A h Davey--had been reported missing Service in October, 1940; I tographer's Mate First Class, U,S.N ; ,
the previous week after his Hell : and 1492-the year Columbus discovered .R? and Warren N, Bennett, Aviation t

cat was shot down by flak on a America, Machinist's Mate, Second
4 mission over Toulon. I' 7. 17 She was born in 1412 and Class, USNR

led the Army in 1429. I While t
i He balled out safely but was taking pictures of enemy
i taken prisoner by the Germans, 8, Rebecca & Isaac; Rachel fr I planes on Yap airfield, the Avenger i

__ I joining a group of nine Americans Jacob, Zipporah <&: Moses; Ruth & was struck at low altitude by "
one Englishman, 10 Frenchmen Boaz; and Samson and Delilah I' a three inch antiaircraft shell and :
I x a and four Algerians. On their 9. ((1) Suez Canal; (2)) MississIppi Immediately burst into flame. The", ... ,I
I ? I way to the arsenal the men were River; (3) Niagara Falls and cockpit was so filled with smoke .

l.r-" !, attacked by Partisan machine gunners : River., that Lieutenant (junior grade) j
; 'ny; i who had mistaken them for 10. J. A. Krug.Combat Russell could not see the instrument

: "d"ia f; I Nazis, The German guards eventually I, ._--.... panel. t

M ,, wiped out this band of I The pilot prepared to abandon
the time that KdaUh.. an a Yeoman Second Claw, ban I
t stepped from the Maquis with grenades I Veterans ship. Before jumping, he wantedto
grandstand at Aaron Field to get a baseball or
football lineup. It's the same old Kd, with the wide grin on IiU i Lieutenant Crockett and his fellow be sure the aircrewmen had
face tide time, but today It U Kniljfn Ed Walsh, Ensign Walsh, prisoners survived the bomb- Look To Future time to bail out. He called them
: :. who during his tour of duty ax an enlisted man heralded the name ing and shelling of the arsenal by on the interphone. Webster and b
V: of the Jacktomllle Naval Vir Station far and wide over the sports Allied forces, He described how Purchase Bonds Bennett heard him but could not
+ the Americana "God Bless reply because the fire had damaged
: page of the nation, wa recently granted a commission and will sang
I ': depart within a short while for school at Tucson, ArUoim. America" during the height of the Continued From Page One their mfcropHone wire.
$!;\ ___ u_ __ ____ __ attack. I had been awarded the Silver Star I Lieutenant (junior grade) Russell
I That evening the commanding for an action on the Island of remained in the blazing cockpit 1

j Man Who Has Emblazoned : officer of the arsenal summoned Tanaboga. He Is Cpl George F ( to give the aircrewmen a maximum .
time to
Lieutenant Crockett to his quarters Goodspeed from New Orleans. jump His control
I I During the action at Tana- stick became so hot that he could
He ,
unstrapped the from
Station Sports In All his waist, threw it on the gun bed and ,, bogs, C|>1. Goodspeed wax witha with hold it gloves only for a few seconds, even
machine 1latoon.'hile
said: "The war Is finished' I gun
the Marine were In the process Just when the smoke in the
"He told me we were free," the I of this Inland shellfire cockpit became unendurable
1 N. Parts Is Commissioned landing on the
Navy pilot said, "and that he was hit a gasoline dump on the att'crewmen got word to Lieutenant .
i' surrendering to us Then he went f Inland and silhouetted the Invad- I (junior grade>)> Russell that
Edmund Patrick Walsh, in the vernacular of the sports outside and ordered his men to ing Marine. This made them u they were ready to jump, but did 1

i' pages, has graduated from the minor leagues to the majors. throw down their arms, I perfect target for the Japs. Cpl. not want to abandon ship until he

! 't: Walsh, who, as a yeoman second class performed an outstanding I "I went back and got the other Goodspeed and 6 other enlistedmen was ready also.

, job publicizing Station athletics, has been appointed -'I prisoners," continued Lieutenant and two officer managed to All three bailed out safely. Jap
I Ciockett. "We strapped guns on ; get ashore and hold off the Jap bullets tore past them as they
the t: S Naval
: an Ensign in Iteserve. He departssoon I
.'" ._ and matched the German garrisonout I until the :Marine boat;' could floated to the water and then )
for a course in the Navy's | --- -- ------- of the arsenal with their hands evacuate shore batteries opened fire Despite

'" Indoctrination School for Officer I over their heads When the French I Cpl. Goodspeed is buying bonds, the shelling Webster helped

-t;;' at the University of ArizonaWalsh's I Navy Blimp AidsIn Marquis saw us coming out they and while he was overseas he : Lieutenant (junior grade) Russell,
:', rushed up shouting and cheering sent home money to be Investedfor : temporarily blinded by the smoke
'.,: .. name has been synonymous I as if Geronimo was dead. II | him in War Bonds, He now and flames, onto a life raft

j with Station sports ever !: Locating 15 I I "Then, under the direction of a : has over $1,500 In bonds and is Two hours later Navy Chance.

since he reported to the Public I French Colonel who had been Imprisoned >Caving it to go to college after 'I Vought Kingfisher planes (OS2U)

Relations Office for duty In November Victims Of SubFifteen with us, the French Forces the war Cpl Goodspeed Is not rescued them all.
buying his bonds for -
C'\ : of the Interior lined up the 500 '
of 1912. It was in 42 I Germans and led them off', Some I II reasons-he is buying them In Order I i Retread Plane Tires;: !

that Rear Admiral John D. Price I survivors of a United I of the Jetties took it stoically; to realize his own personal As a part of a broad program

then a Captain and Commandanthere I States tanker, damaged by an enemy others cried like babies. post-war plans. I I to conserve rubber, the Navy is

('ommt"nded'al h for "be 'I submarine off the coast of I I I "In the morning we saw the And you ? Are you saving for now retreading 15,000 airplane
Venezuela early in July, owe their I your future Remember, you are
tug the man moat outstanding in I 'I French tricolor flying once moreover tires a month using equipment at
rescue from an Isolated Jungle not kissing goodbye the money you
I'i Toulon's arsenal The sound various Naval air facilities.
Station's athletic
of the
I beach to the crew of a blimp from invest in War Bonds. All that
and smell of battle covered ----
the --
program He kept up the good the Navy's lighter-than-alr base' money is coming back to you in ----
work in 191. and 1941 a few hundred miles distant. I I One Frenchman stopped us a few years-coming back at the Gets vSecond GoltlStl1rCommander
he had buried
As spurts" editor of the Jax Air The tanker was torpedoed In say who an American rate of $4 for every $3 Invested. I I Charles O. Triebel,
pilot was shot down few
Tsewsultli halt won a largort'atlt"r the evening For the next five days days previously. He us a the Do you know a good investment USN, was on Sept. 1, presented
audience to his popular the survivors drifted and sailed i flier's name Meanwhile gave, when you see one We are "giv-1 his second Gold Star in lieu of a
weekly sport column entitled their life boats approximately 300 we saw ing you the word" It's up to you third Navy Cross for "extraordi
"the Unnwa)'." In addition I ., miles to the lonely Venezuelancoast. I many" German dead and prisoners. to plan your own future Invest nary heroism" as commanding of.

I. rf.'I&I+h has supplied news of Station Although they were well : your money in War Bonds now. | fleer of a U. S. submarine.
J. sports events! and celebrities
supplied with food and water when
f, newspapers to the Jacksonville all over press the country.and to the airship found them on the following I Ready For Christmas

I day, July 11th, they were,
During the normal course of I 1 more than thankful to be rescued Trade'S !,> : ,
I Ills work as spoils publicist here, i from the wild area which surround-
Ensign Walsh has Interviewed 1 ed them
big name athletes and : 6
M The blimp, on routine training
through his typewriter keys he I
II flight, was attracted to the survivors 4 tie. ; r

.,.,-. has their conveyed opinions to and sports personalities page fans by smoke flares which the,,i
stranded men were sending up. The ii
Include Comdr, Jack Demp- I
smoke was first sighted by co-pilot i
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of the Coast Guard, Comdr, (
8ey K, Withrow
Ensign Harry of South'
Gene of the Navy, and
Tunney : Pasadena, California. The airship I I II I
Sgt Joe Louis of the Army, ballyhooed -
I was brought about and headed :
heavyweight boxing toward the shore. After sending a '
and Comdr. Frank Wlck-
champs; radio message to his base tellingof !
JJI burst, Comdr Tom Hamilton,
,., Comdr. Eddie Mahan, Lt. Comdr, the situation, Lieutenant (junior
grade) Willie L Boehrs, of Minot.
Lawrence Haskell, Lt. Comdr, ,
I North Dakota, In command, selected -
Spike Nelson, Lt. Comdr. George a small clearing and prepared ,
Eatnshaw Lt, Comdr Bear Wolf 4
to make a landing. I I t'
Lt. Comdr. Mal Elward, Lt. Don ,
Faiirot, Lt. (jg) Ike Kepford Lt. I A slow approach toward the sea ( a +n w r
Tom Harmon, Ensign George Mc I was made and co-pilot Ensign Harold -
Afee Lt. Bruce Smith, Gene Sara- I L. Lewis. of Clawfoid. Nebraska 1 r
aLan was dropped from the blimp ,
Strangler Lewis and many Y
other stars whose names have been i to organize the stranded men into
emblazoned' across the nation's I I a landing party. With 12 of the {I II

sports page headlinesHowever I men formed to assist the landing I
: Lieutenant (junior grade) Boehrs' ,
Walsh rate covering brought the ship in and landedit
the 191? football game between I I

the Station I'ller, and the I successfully_ ._ : ilf il
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Itose Howl" Georgia Bulldog :

at Macon at the biggest thrill of I New Tugboat Can
'e... all. It war the game which I

the liters. lost by. 14 to 0, but I Tow Almost Anything w r 4i"' ,t-.T j
they won the satisfaction of M f
topping| Georgia's hall)booed I WASHINGTON CNS) The 4r

latfoot( Frank Slnkwlch flat. I War Shipping Administration has t
Walsh enlisted at Great Lakes announced the development of a

aa a yeoman third on 7 August new type naval craft, a 195-foot 1r '

,.. 1911. I tug which can tow almost
Before joining the Navy Walsh I thing afloat .The tug Is anyo//
graduated from the University of by two Diesel 1 engines and '

Northwestern where he was sports enough oil to remain at sea 75 .. .,, .I ii *..fc touwMMuiwauiMTn Mtfni "*W f
editor of the Dally Northwestern days. It I I. manned by a crew of Gifts for the service man, !gift* for om member' of the family or close frtand or just
He, U the son of )(r. and Mrs 40 merchant seamen and officers I nmemlty( of life-,rlf that' what you're looking for. the l\hloliide Ship' .Service U to some ordinary:

Patrick F. Walsh, 629 Melrose. and & Navy guncrew to man 4 2'/2- needs, lI re'. an, Inside view of the shop with numerous articles ltsnlyed( In aQ attractive ready provide manner many, ......; '
Chicago, 111. Inch gun, .u efficient staff of, feminine clerk*, to answer your ned<*. 1'

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r ;I ; Fliers Open Season Against U. Of Florida In Gainesville'Gators


'44 Edition Of The All-Station Gridders Ready to Clash With Florida Saturday Have 1)3

.500 RecordIn
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iriiiii 2 Games

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4.--$ \ ,4 Air Statioa FleridaBhBshop
: i tw t.E.: Rushing
r Janusal LT White
Hanzel 1.G, Schmidt
Jtlund C. Adams
Kirkpatrick R.G Grovel
Lehn R.F' ).fontellarO"Qulnn

A Allsup Brown R.R.B.1LII. Graham Forbes Carte Bell

( Mattlng'Y lo'13. Dyer
TI 1k
On Saturday night in Gainesville
Yf r the Naval Air Station's all-station
: grid team will kick off on its 1944
,,.r season against the University of
Florida. Game time is 2000 and a
-. crowd of 7,000 people is expecte
to attend. IJQ
For Lt. Don Faurot's Fliers, the
.. : : : ; (* contest will be the first of the sea.

?w c Jii:, Awl Lk j T:. ';: it::: \' ,: \ ';ti-; .11F; .; :" :;: i ;vv +tiL son field but the for Gators the third will takingthe FlorIda -

One of the lineups which may see considerable action against; the University of Florida Saturday night; In Galnes\llle Is this Filer eleven beat Mayport NAAS, 36 to 6
The gridders and where they played before are: Line, Tommy Bishop, Andrew Jackson high school, Jacksonville; Frank Lehn, U. of Miami; and Mississippi turned back the
Abe Johns, Mlskingum college; Brad Ecklund, Oregon; George Chitty, Lee high school, Ja'kson'IIIeJohn Janusas, Boston college; and Gators, 26 to 6.
Red O'QuInn Asheboro high school North Carolina. Backfield: Johnny Donaldson, Jesup high school, Ga.; \\ojicechowskl, Plttsfleld, The Flier coach hopes'! to have
Mass., high school; George McClellan, Stetson; and Jonnny Brown, Georgia Tech frosh. his _squad nearing "good playing
condition" for the battle but at
/ mid-week was still dubious about
:1{ O and G Is Softball ChampAs his squad.
Two Future Flier Foes I A decided factor in slowing
down the Fliers has been the ne.I .
Won Games Last WeekHere's I
how future foes of the
7 Oct.-U. of Florida at Galnesllle -
I Station football team fared last Ordnance and Gunnery, which had finished its schedulea \, .

I weekend beat: North Naval Carolina Academy preflight 21- week ago, won the Station Softball title last weekend as 14 Oct.-NTS Miami at Mason

t to 14; Camp .Peary downed the Squadron VPB put a stop to the last minute rush of the Field.20 O<- .-U. of Miami at Miami.

.o..r = r Cherry Point Marines, 20 t6 0; Boathouse team. 5 to 2. 28 Oct.-North Carolina PreFlight -
; =
l 3d Infantry, Fort Benning, Boathouse wound up its seasonin at Mason Field.'
whitewashed Maxwell Field, 26 a second place tie with A and R, 6 Nov-Cherry: Point Marines at
Edmund Walsh to 0. Mississippi defeated FlorIda champs last year. Each von ten 'I Record Breaker Mason Field.
By Ensign 26 to 6. Flier foes in
are and lost two. 11 or 12 Nov.-3d Inf., Ft. Ben-
George McClellan, who will darker type.Service. Lee allowed Boathouse just four : ning at Ft. Henning.
I play quarterback for the hits as VPB chalked up its 5 to 3 18 Nov.-Ith Inf., Ft. Bennlng
I FootballSouth triumph. Lotz, the Boathouse twirler at Mason Field.
Fliers against the University who has been turning in brilliant M 25 Nov.-Ft. Pierce Navy Amphibious -
of Florida in Gainesville Sat- games was no puzzle to the TraIning Station at Mason

It urday night, caught the touchdown winners. Field.
Georgia Pre-Fllght, 20; South Caroline
hand- VPB scored in the opening inning ,
t' in 1939 which 14 --
pass upset CamP LeJeune, 6; Duke Jr. Varsity Ratcliff walked. ivls cessity of limiting practices to one
ed Florida biggest 0.Camp. hour a day. With new players reportIng -
) defeat in recent football his- rlnea 0. Peary, 20; Cherry Point Ma- Final Standings I and others being trans

tory. Foft :Bennlng, 3rd Infantry, 26; Maxwell W. L. ferred, the full squad is not yet
Field.0. Ordnance and Gunnery 11 1 I prepared to work smoothly as a
As a member of the mighty little 3rd Air Force, 45; Chatam Field 0. Assembly and Repair 10 2 unit.
Stetson college team (DeLand, Gulfport Army 30; Algiers Navy. O.E"t Boathouse 10 2
he in his team's last Dispensary 8 4 I \Ve have a lot of respect for
Fla.), figured I
Personnel 7 5
Tom Leib and his fast
scoring play, nabbing a 25 yard 3.Army Seaman Guard 7 5
Yale, 7; Coast Guard Academy I stated."
team Lt. Faurot They
from Stew VPB 2 6 6
in the end zone 46 North Carolina
pass the Gators 16 N. C. .;- 21; yOi4. Docks-Ferrlei 6 6 I have a sturdy line which presents
Ryan which beat Bainbridge NTC. 43; Camp Le, 0, VF 5 5 7 problems to any offense and a fast
to 14. Groton Submarine Base. 38; New Bed- Ship's Store 4 8 de
: backfield which will test
Everyone felt sorry for us ford 6. T 4 9 ,f t any
Mid-Weit VM 0 12 fense.
that day," George recalls. "Flor- : ...rEnsign ...... ,
Tom Lelb, had Iowa Pre-Fllght, 45: : Olathe NAS. 12. Yt.10 Withheld from the game
ida, under Coach Ratliff. VPB K u dol h Jonke, of
Norman NAS. 28, Oklahoma 14 double- scoring came p cause of contract agreement will
been picked team. They as a did possible have a'Roenowl' big, Lincoln AAB.Southw..1It 14; Ft. Warren. 5. bac' for two more runs In the Squadron YPB <2... claMs 132, be three former professional play-

the line averaging Alameda, Cal. Coast. Guard, 35; U. of third inning when Kearns walked established! a new push up record ers on the Station squad. They are:
rugged squad, Nevada, 0. and scored on Elder's triple. Elder
200 and the for student officers when he Fullback George Faust, Chicago
t.L aproilmately Far West came home on an infield out. In went and down 68 times, Cardinals; Halfback Bill Leckonby,
backfield at least 180 Ibs., maybe Texas Christian 34; South Plains up
AAF, 0. the fifth inning, VPB chalked up smashing a mark formerly held Brooklyn Dodgers and Allie White,
more. 2nd Air Force 33 Colorado 6. its fourth and fifth Bissen
"One of my friends from home ; runs. by 2nd Lt. Conerly. A freshmanat Philadelphia Eagles.
(Sanford, Fla.), who was a student and Kean walked and came homeon Ohio State when he was w--
a single by Lee.
'I. at Florida, saw me before BUY, BUY WAR BONDSOR called to active duty by the Buy, Buy War Bond
Boathouse tallied once in the
:Navy, Ens. Jonke took
) the game and said: 'George, don't preflight
fourth inning when Jones led off Or
get hurt out there today. These training at Iowa City, partici-
fellows are really big and rough.. BYE, BYE FREEDOM Continued On Page Seven pating In wrestling and track Bye, Bye Freedom

"I remember also as folks

passed way Into our the dressing stands,room they'd on look the Ordnance And Gunnery Is Station Softball Champion For This Year

In the window of our dressing '
1 room and make such remarks as 1
'I'oor boys! You poor boys.. ,
"We hadn't defeated Florida ins > '

;'; 20 years. Stetson is a small school
and our coach, Brady Cowell, never .. '
had the kind of material which y 1 S

.. Florida got.
"We felt good that day, how
,,. ever, and went into the game full
1" of confidence. We had three passers .

t, Lynn Warren, who flipped ;
right hand bullet passes and two
,j., port-side chuckers, Stew Ryan and ; $

'i t,; .. myself"The Gators had their eyes on :v V

Warren, probably as fine a passer 6 1/
E as the game has produced, but un-
', derated because he played for a

; small school. Catfish Smith, Geor- _
'. t I gia's All American end of the late !
t twenties, claimed Warren was bet- 'tQ.vniunnce
ter than Sammy Baugh. (Warren :
incidentally was the star of the
1941 Naval Air Station team and

1\ is now back from overseas, stationed -
t in Miami).
"Florida was watching Warren
which enabled us to uncork our
game winning play. Stew Ryan,
our quarterback, took the pass .
from <<:center faded back and then
ran to his left before firing the
ball. Meanwhile I had cut into

the secondary, covered by two .' "
men going Into the end zone. nutRyan's .. ...
... .
pass wa perfect and weficwed. > '.-..., ... ., ....\?w.... '". .>.JT. ," }:f/ ,1/1.
The then 16 to > :. .
score was 4.... ,
"t. "
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7. Florida scored once more Int' ... .. the final quarter, but the game IIDf nunnery captured the Station softball title by dominating the enlisted lnf'n.8 league throughout the entire eason. 0 and
I was ours. G won 33 games and lost only three Pictures here are Front row, 1. to r., .I. U. ColllnH SpU) Ie; S. Cohen, AOn Ie; J. A. Cooney AOM
George Is anxious to have anther 2c; I'. J, Fe-rko, AOM Ie; Comdr, R. J. Miller; G. 1\1 Condo, Anl 24; 8. I'iatkowski A0F 2c: l. E. Shields S2c; and 1. (J. lulll8.
fling at Florida and from Back row, I.t. It, L. Martin: J. 0. Simpson t2cJ; I". W Doyle, AOM2c: n. C. Young 82c: Lt. G. Barclay, coach; U. II. Findley" S2c;
I I O. W. Young, 82c: U. E. J. Boarini I, W. Augustine, AOM Zo 1'1 not In the plcturf' Directly In front of Comdr. Jllller Is Tracer, 0 and G
.t Continued On Page Seven Jfa8cot.


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5 October, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven j

: Barnes Plays Here Navy Beats ArmyIn Need Advice On Hope At Home Japs UndergroundDie ', j(i

Insurance Then
t'A World Series ;

HONOLULU.-By a margin of It's AvailableContinued ": Rather Than :'; !

r six games to one, the Navy licked .
1 t' the Army in the "Servicemen'sWorld From Page One Give Selves Up S
Series" played in Hawaii.
for an insurance expert to counsel .
Admiral Chester Nimitz threw '
out the first ball to launch the and guide personnel in this field. Peleliu, Palau Islands, September ,:.

Army-Navy rivalry. Played exclu- Lieut. Perry, with a backgroundof 19-(Delayed)-As they did at .

sively for servicemen, crowds for 10 years in the insurance busi- Guam and Saipan, the Japs are a 1
fighting the Marines here from the '
each of the ,
seven games averaged ,
20,000 In Furlong Stadium. ness at Memphis. Tenn, prior to bottoms of their caves-the last

The Navy baseball club reeled his entrance into the Navy in desperate stratagem of a beaten

off six straight wins before drop- March, 1943, is eminently qualified soldier. i

ping a decision to the Army in the to handle the Job. Not only Caves big enough to hold 250 ": j
final or more men-caves running for
of the
game series.
his experience in this line, but his
Lt. Bill Dickey, former Yankee t more than 100 yards inside a ridge,
catcher, handled the Navy club posts as Personnel Officer at VPB caves with many entrances and

while Lt Tom Winsett, formerly No. 2 and VF No. 4, make him the ::6 t shelves, caves reinforced with con- ,'

of the Senators and Dodgers, piloted Ideal man for this task. crete, little caves cleverly camou- ,
the Army. flaged--they've used them all with
The importance of such an office
The impressive Navy lineup Included the same result: death.
can be seen readily in the light of
S'S such big name major league Most of their caves are proof
Iii 'stars as Virgil Trucks, Johnny recent advices from BuPers that against Naval gunfire and bomb-

Vander Meer, Phil Rizzuto, Johnny a number of men recently reported ing, although a direct hit may I"

MIze, Billy Herman, Dom DiMag. either dead or missing in action 14flr.: knock out one entrance. But Ma.

gio, Pee Wee Reese, and Al Bran- did not carry National Service Life I rines with blocks of TNT, a flame )

N' cato. Insurance and countless others did : thrower, or a tank, can-and have '! ,
t4 Joe Gordon, Walter Judnich and not have the full $10,000 coverage.In World girdling Bob' Hope, i -solved the best of them. ',:

) Johnny Beazley spangled the Army's who's been entertaining GI's at The at Guam
discussing hl$! new job, Lieut. all recently caves were fashioned
all-star squad. Pacific posts summer, -
in the limestone
Perry called attention to the fact
returned to the states and he's
'- that the "term insurance" offeredby These are for the most part merely ,.,
Navy Sends Bainbridge the government was the lowest greeted by Hope. Improvements on interior vaults ",
of the coral ridges-deep black
priced protection the serviceman ,
Ball Stars To Pacific could get. In addition, no physical I Hot Resistance Of holes where the Japs huddle. They

s Eight former baseball examination is required if application snipe at Marines until they're dis
players for insurance is made in the covered. They refuse to surrender,
have been detached from the Bainbridge first four months of service, he Coral Reefs- chatter in their native tongue,
Md., Naval Training Sta- out. Japs scream foul words in English. And
...4t J tion and assigned to duty in the pointed then they die.
Bruce Barnes, national professional Pacific area, according to an an- "But the most Important pointI
tennis champion, will nouncement by the Navy Depart want to stress," the Insurance Hard To Conquer Only at night, covered by darkness ; -

be ODe of a quartet of tennis ment. They are: officer said, "Is the fact that so do the Japg sneak out and

stars' placing exhibition matchesfor Elbie Fletcher many men dilly-dally until they stab at the Marine lines. Some-
former first
F PELELIU Palau Islands Sep-
are shipped out and then in the times they form for their mass
Station personnel here this baseman for
the Pirates and 18 .
tember (Delayed) -Unexpected -
' weekend<< Lt. Barnes who Is stationed Braves; Fred Blattner, former Car- excitement either forget or do of resistance and i suicide charges, again they slip
Intensity Jap ,
not have the time to avail themselves through in pairs, frequently to
at the Pensaoola Naval
dinal infielder; Maxie Wilson, for- of the coral reefs
one worst ever
of Insurance If hide in caves still full of their
Air Station Is also the Florida coverage. own
mer hurler for the Giants; Mike before encountered in the Pacific, have dead.
something happens they
t Service champ.Tennis Budnick, former for the
pitcher compelled the use of amphibian
are able to apply for it o"enof'SSthen One Marine tank
-- -- Giants Truck Fernandez formerly rolled up to
; tractors and ducks in the invasionof
it's too late to do anythingabout
with the Yankee chain; Freddie Peleliu. the mouth of a cave. The snout of
It. The fact that you Intended its artillery piece into the
Stars To former swung
Chapman shortstop for to take out Insurance i iwon't Despite furious Naval and air hole. Jap bullets bounced hail
the A's like
; Sherry Robertson former '
help jour wife or mother assaults, the Japs still struck at off its thick sides. The piece fired
Play Exhibitons Washington third baseman; and support themselves If something' Marine assault waves with a blan- shot after shot. From
a camou-
Dick Bartell
the veteran short-
happens to you..' ket of mortar and heavy artillery i
stop who played for the Giants, flaged hole more than 100 yards
Here Sat. & Sun. Tigers and Phillies. In most cases, the lieutenant fire.The away, smoke arose. Marine engineers -

All are athletic specialists. revealed, the average officer or reef offered such rugged opposition with TNT blew all the openIngs .
Four well known tennis aces will TTj- man is unaware of all the pro- to landing craft that to- shut, sealing the Japs inside.

play exhibition matches for Station visions the government has madein day-on D plus three daysalmostthe ":!.

personnel this week end with Lts. O and G Is Station regard to insurance. For exam- sole means of supply for the

1; Bruce Barnes, of Pensacola NAS, ple, if a man holds insurance witha Marine forces fighting here is the
Emmett Pare of Miami NAS and Softball Champion
commercial company up to $10- amtrac and duck transport group.

Frank Gillespfe and Emmett Continued From Page Sit 000, and because of his reduced i The vehicles have suffered heavy
this Station
Steele of
Brightest star in the quartet is with a double and scored on infield income in the service is unable to losses. Only about one-half of

Lt. I nice Barnes national profes- outs-and again in the fifth keep up the payment of premiums those that came ashore at Hour I

eiona' champ and a recent winnerof as Rean walked and Sebastian despite his desire to keep the pol- on D.Day are now Jn operation. I Y ;
doubled. Jones of Boathouse led icy in force, the government will I
the national service champion- A large number of those carry. fP
s ship over Pvt. Berkeley Bell all hitters with a triple and a pay the premiums up 'til two years ing assault waves from LST's to
after the men's release from the
Among the other stars, Lt. Pare double.In the beach got direct hits and
university the only other game of the service. However, the exserviceman -
55 was tennis coach at Tulane burned. Many had their bottoms
before the war and a memo week, Personnel cut loose with all must repay the money which torn out on the reef I
of its latent swamping T 4, the government has in reality advanced
ber of the Tilden tours a few years power And, as the Infantry has moved
ago. Lt. Steele has a high ranking 15: to 5. Personnel got six runs in him. This provision of take inland, establishing its beachhead,

a in singles and Lt. Frank Gillespie the fourth inning to sew up the ing over premium payments is continually growing number of The next all WAVE picnic will
formerly coached at Amherst col contest. Harper and Boss singled. only applicable If the commercial the machines blasted be held in their area Wednesdaywith
are by mor-
Hogan walked. Bowden was safeon policy contains no "war clause. tar fire. chow being served from 1545

lege.The matches will be played on an error. Newell doubled. Rob- Another case of inconvenienceand The vehicles have 11 to 1800. The band will furnish special
and On erts lined out a home run, clear- times drastic averaged music for
> Saturday Sunday many even more the occasion. No
trips a day from the transfer line. '
day, the exhibition will be ing the bases. Murphy, of T 4, hita consequences, is where the insured The drivers have named their guests will be in attendance.All .
courts adjoining the satur.1 home run in the fifth Hogan, fails
at the to notify the
proper personsto route to the Marines fighting past WAVES are urged to check
Personnel, homered in the first.Here's .
station post office at 1700 the his
....... change beneficiary on the airport, "The Purple Heart out in swimming 75: feet or one
"1 day theexhibitions will be at vie) policy in the event he marries or in Run." Another route, that goingto length of the pool. This is a Station
Naval Hospital at 1000 and at 1530: I the event the dies and Order
The NBA List beneficiary the forces fighting for the and should be taken care of j
and their guests.
for officers
no contingent beneficiary is stat ridges which command Peleliu the as soon as possible.The .
Capt. John J. O'Malley, commanding Of I ed. The fact that you wanted your ,
officer of the Naval Hos Leading Fighters drivers call, "The Silver Star Run. next intra-mural snort for
wife to get the rather than
I the WAVES will be volley ball.
pital has made adequate arrange- According to the National Boxing someone you had named prior to Lieut (jg) Katherine Rahl, ath-

ments for patients to attend the Association, these are the top your marriage will not alter the Court Orders Ex-GI letic officer, announces the teams

Sunday morning matches. fighters now out of uniform: facts once you are dead. will be drawn up soon. ,

HeavYVl.eights-Lee Savold, Joe With the end of the war a lit- Restored To Job I The WACS from Camp
Baksi, Tami Mauriello, Lee Q. Murray Blanding
tle nearer, many men are giving By Camp Newspaper Ser le. will come to this Station to meet
The Runways and Turkey Thompson; Light thought to the possibility of converting
Heavys-LloYd Marshall Eddie The GI's right to return to his the WAVES In the first of a series "
their term Insurance 1
s "s policies old job-If he wants to-has been of sports contests soon. The first
; From Page Six Booker; Middleweights-Jake La- to one of the three types
contest will be a diamond ball
bolstered by recent court decision. game
Motta, Holman Williams, Steve a
the practiceKet
performance of policies offered by the government -the date will be announced next
SS < once again figure Belloise; Welters-Tommy Bell, life 20
;, Mon may -ordinary payment week.
The General Cable
In a triumph over the Gators. lie Ralph Zanelli; Lightweights-Juan life, and 30 payment life Corporation,
. .,' hadn't played football In four Zurita, Slugger White, Ike Williams Llt>ut. Perry will be glad to talk of Perth Amboy, N. J., was ordered f
by the United States Circuit re-employment amendment to the
1 S years but when he heard Lt. Fau- Tippy Larkin; Feather- this feature over with any officeror
Court of Appeals for the Third Dis- Selective Service Act not .
Bartolo, Willie Pep, apply ,
rot.was going to coach the Fliers, weights-Sol enlisted man, and will be able
trict (Philadelphia) to reinstate only to employees but also to "a
e it didn't take him long to report Chalky Wright, Phil Terranova, to advise the best policy ofr each ...J
Jeffra. Have ever seena discharged veteran as its medical position in the employ of an em-
Harry you
to the squad. Individual case. "
I deal of respectfor sadder looking list than this? director, although the company ployer.
". ) "I have head a great coach," George went The insurance office, located in claimed he was an independent Dr. Kay enlisted In the Army In

our"I wan unable to play atM his! men a feeling of wanting to the rear of Bldg. 39A, with an entrance contractor rather than an employee December, 1942, after he was classified 4
last but win." from the courtyard in the 1-A by his draft board, and

; Iowa watched pre-flight the Lt.year Faurot Good luck, George McClellan and rear of the Administration Annex, I In ordering Dr. Albert E. Kay, attained the rank of captain beforehe

to one of the games.finest coaches In good luck to the Flier football will be open daily, except Sunday, 38, rehired, the court ruled unanimously was discharged for physical disability
from 0800 to 1700. that the provisions of the .
v. football and certainly builds In squad Saturday night. i
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Civilian Employees' News : 4-'SUPPl V Inspection And Survey Department ..

Personnel Editorial Relations Offices Office, Bl
Telephone Extension 8385 SALLIES Ruth C. Italow-h. ReporterMr. ,.
The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax Air 0'
r News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's \, / Accessories Charles Saxton from 'Shop :
Civilian Employees and. is sponsored by theEmployees ) 27 has been transferred down to.
Minor Overhaul. We will miss you.
Association for Civil Service Employee! "
Officers Division "Sax, but hope you will be happy

William Q. KIncaid, President Phillip D. Myers, Treasurer By Lhettei Temple in your new location.
My Mary Markham and
Polly Vetter, SecretaryDirectors I i Heading the "what-people-are France Miss Virginia Williams in Heat
0 doing" list this week Is Hadie Holland llanchey Treat Shop is feeling good again,
George H. Martin Men C. Jackson I of Follow-Up Section, Nurse's The wedding of Eileen McAlevy, and maybe you don't think she
Frank H. McKInley Donald A. Wood* I Aide deluxe! Hadle devotes the AMMI3c. to Fred T. Williams look good too. Glad you finally

Phillip D. Myers i Kenneth M. McDuffie surplus time that washes all over I AOMB3c (of Bombsight Shop) conquered that terrible cold, Virginia .
William O. Kincaid I was an event of Satu-day, 23 Sep f
Daniel R. Whiddon her after eigkt hours, six days a 'r
Polly Vetter I tember at 1800, in All Saints' Mr. Pascal finally consented to ;:
week at NAS, in helping to round
Staff Chapel. The bride, gowned in white accept the position of Instructor .
News of in
t Reporting out the shortage nurses CIVil.j satin )
net. was given in
Assembly and Repair: ian life, and doesn't feel Lt N. in the Blue Print Reading Class. 'r.

Maintenance _._._..__.- :r- __._..___.Walter; Rlvi rc ing somebody rise's share! Easing I as her by matron of R.honor Willis, her and Bister had (II This course will also include Precision .,.-

Accessories ......._.._.__.__.""- ,- .-.-. W. T. Martin I pillows behind aching backs, bring in-law, Mrs. Frank I Instrument Reading. Mr.
L it Metal and Machine.......__.___..Delma E. Register ing water to thirsty lips, taking Brooklyn, -New York.McAlevy Bob of Pascal is a very capable man, having 'I

Engine Overhaul ._.__._._.... ....--M___...Lillian Lindsey temperatures, bathing the bedridden AOM3c, of Daytona Beach Quinn previously taught in Trade ."
111 Progress ..............__..._ 4 .._......Tom Quinn soreness from people and smiling the groom's best servedas '! Schools here on this Base :
Aircraft Overhaul ."_.__. .. ..._ -___.Amelia Drawdy her way through routine, and ing a small reception man. Welcome back to good ole :Metal

tl Interim Overhaul .." ------ -.-"- ....Laura,Adams often repulsive duties, Hadie feels home the couple left for FOlloW-I' and Machines Division, Margu

Production Eng. _....._ --. __._........Don Ragin that every moment of her own trip to Daytona Beach. erite Dixon. Mrs. Dixon has been
Production Control ___?_. -'.... __.Pattie Bennett tired self is amply repaid by the In the Gyro Shop we have two transferred from Paint Shop to

IVb Employees -........_."."..... .----.- ..Adeline Jocis eager looks that usher her on duty. new girls: Annie BraceweU and the Instrument Shop. We are so

Inspection and Survey: .,. Of course, it takes three hours a Grace Gyrulik. We are to glad you are able to be back on
._.___. .,. .. _.Muriel E. Mitchell sorry the
Aircraft Overhaul night (from seven until ten) three I' hear that East Smith has lost job, and that you were BO
Supply Dept. ..._m__._____ ___.........Ruth Love nights a week and often her mother. Both shifts extend encouraged over your condition as .

!z A. & R. Depta ._.__u Ruth C. Raisch too; but the need is so sundays'l their sympathy to Mrs. Smith. I a result of going to Mayo Broth
Sara Verner the sense of In. the Electrical Instrument ers.I.

PrUcilta Glenn achievement and aid is all the payment i j Section, we are sorry for the loss I see the bride and groom. Doris ,

Public Work Dept_.__........_.__..__.._.........". Audrey Womble Hadie needs. Girls, the need of Ernest Goodhue. His health is Widenhouse and husband Harold,
Louise Abraham Is very great, they still need more 'I not up to par and his doctor has are doing fine. Doris was in to
Cecil Devenish help. So why not follow Hadie's advised him to resign. Clarence see me and showed me the beau

i y Supply Department..._._.._-_......._......_..._.....-.,LJsette Temple I example, and offer just a little j[ Barber underwent a tonsillectomy tiful 100 per cent wool blanket
more than is expected of you? You .! recently, and is recovering nicely. which the different Inspection Office

--_._- would never really be sorry! ,I "I have been reading news itemsof j Forces gave them. She said,
SLANTSKy other shops, and I notice some "of all colors too green U my c, .,
SAFETY I Aircraft I Last week on Tuesday the 26th of the writers mention their service favorite"

R. P. Mrs. Wise gave a party for Frances t men. I have two sons 'In the'i '.;;4
Safe/y "..I'M' : Dudley, the Captain's secretary service- one in the Navy, and one I -- .
d .)Pedestrian accidents killed 12. Overhaul : I who is resigning on .the'Sth: in the Army The one in the Army I Personals
(OOf) persons during 1940. Almost to be married at 7:30'o'clock: on :f fI came home last Saturday and
two-fifths of the motor vehicle By Amelia :l. Drawdy I the 7th of October. Although all i brought two other boys. It was

death total.Collisions. |I Night Shifts and rumors of I Frances' friends couldn't be there i their first liberty I wonder if every From Personnel

between motor vehi-'1:, Night Shifts! By the time this 1 they all pooled to give her a beautiful mother, wife or sweetheart, 5

ees accounted for almost a third ,i issue goes to press some of the chenille bedspread in pastel f has experienced the emotions I
of death tqtal 9,950 fatalities, shops in Aircraft Overhaul will blue. Those who were there, and did as we walked down Main Relations
Non-collision! a'c c i Ide n t s were have already put their B Shifts I shared the volume of Ouija-board Street. :My son and I were showing

tfiacged with almost a fourth of !! Into operation. To it will' fun were: Jean Wyht Judy.But- Jacksonville to the two other ;f
Hi'HfoU I ; deaths. I f be a new experience, to others ler, Betty Lot, Isabelle Gleason, soldiers one from Pennsylvania, Uy Phyllis J. Shell
r Pedestrian injuries make up on- i MaJge Addison, Betty Johnson, and one from Iowa. I was so proud A
beforeI bouquet of
who have worked nights roses to Pearl
of the ,., }
Annette Priemer. Mrs. Wise Pearl three, their dress posture h
than fifth of the
ly a little more a i just a routine job. At present isunnei, wno alas ten nephews -ain J
' nonfatal injury total but col- there is a lot of speculation as to [ Dugger Vesta Leslie, Alma Elling, I' and in correct manners. The three the service, and all of them
lUion between motor vehicles ac- .I' who works which. I sincerely hope Oretha Dougherty, and the honor I are the Intelligence Dept. of 'overseas. One Is "missing in ac.
count for almost three-fifths ofi! that everyone draws his choice. I' guest, Frances! The first and foremost I I have never had the I tion;' which information was just
opportunity walk Main :
the lees severe accidents 7,000- However, it is impossible to please question before the group for Street with received the day after a tribute
lS everybody all of the time. j California."--By M. M. I many achievements In the ::
I Trend. Increased frequency of "Would Frances find an apartmentthis form of .
I!! :Mr. Fabric is A of a medal had been award.
Osborne Shop, enjoying wedding much interest to
week? Answer "No. "Next
fatal collisions between motor ve- : ed him. Another
a two weeds fishing trip. j civilian and enlisted personnel, was nephew U be .
hide with, railroad trains, and week ? No. "At all? "No. lieved ?
ii to be with "
I Just know that after two weeks: that of WAVE Helen Grinos of the airborne :
with fixed objects entirely account I Everyone despaired I and finally
spent in such a relaxing pastime, I the Gyro Shop, to James Pittman, truops that were trapped in Cer S
ed for the rise in the 1940 motor someone thought to ask: "Wouldshe
[: that he will return to his job with :' AMM2c, of the Propeller Shop on many. We are pulling with you ,tt
vehicle death total. I find a house? The answer
Sunday 24 I Pearl and we know Faith' will ':
I lots of reserved vim and vitality. September at the Prot not
Railroad motor vehicle collisions i was "yes, and believe-lt-or-not j estant let you down.
Chapel. The
had the worst trend-a 32 I Mr. E. C. Everett Qtrm, is'' she! (and Vincent, just incidentally [ performed ceremony was I We are to Jose >J
by Lieut (jg) J. H. sorry Myrtice
cent the 1939 total. back on the job after a ten day r !) found two later! Teate
) per jump over 1 one days j| Harper. The bride gowned In white but know how important ,v
J Fatal collisions between motor ve- absence spent in Alameda, Califor- Later when all possible questions 'satin and bobblnet. I these husbands are. We wish .
was given in eVe
hides increased 16 cent. Fixed nia, at the Naval Air Station, about leaving and returning husbands !I
per 1 marriage by P. J. Moore, AMMIlc, erything good for both of you and J
object collisions took a 10 per cent i studying the procedure for overhauling '[ and boyfriends had been' and had as her attendant, Mrs. I a "safe journey across" for him. *?
toll in 1940. I i the famous P-V-1, that answered "Mr. Velma ]
larger P by Ouijie, everybody Elise Russell matron of honor, Tuttle a recent bride, ia "ftII
Pedestrian deaths were 2 our Shops are so full of these went to work on cherry and Miss
up percent pie Leila Flood, maid of ,j resigning to meet her husband "sI
This in a sense followed out I days. and coffee without hatchets! honor. The groom had as" his best I I I who has just returned from over '
VHUJ time trends, since the nonpevlestrian j,I 1! Congratulations are in order" for ON THE ACCOUNTINGFRONT man, Albert Downs, CPO. The seas Oh Happy Day! j;
total arose much more. Emma Newman and :Marie Milan, : (Styling by Ernie Pyle!) entire personnel of the Instrument I I I Evelyn Holder is going down 4

In the last ten years, total motor : of 37-B. They are to attend school Mr. Myers is really right on-the- Shop joins the Propeller Shop in stairs to take Velma's place \\'a
vehicle deaths have increased I shortly to become Instructors in beam when it comes to looking out wishing them happiness. sure hope you like the new work -
5 pt cent. Pedestrian deaths were Aircraft Overhaul. They are two for the interests of us Navy employees : Propeller Shop I and Iota of luck in your new ad.

during this same period cut 3 per of the oldest women employeesin Last Friday morning he Last week a large production .venture. We'll be seein' you front
cent. The Very large increases in A & 0, Emma having started I sat in on a tax forum at the Seminole chart was installed in the Propel I time to time. (Whenever we can "
fatal collisions between motor ve- ': to work a few months in advanceof Hotel and discussed laws and ler Shop. It enables each employee slip downstairs.) ;'

hicte3 and collisions with fixed Marie. More power to you both. methods of computing withholdingtaxes to see exactly how much produc Rudy (our janitor) has a brand ,}

objects up 69 per cent, and 60 per !f Mr. Hilliard. Ldgmn of 37-B, under 1945 legislation. folks, tion is turned out each day and new baby boy "to come home to" s,
t cent \CU'ely-are responsiblefor r reports all satisfaction-no grumbling should we mob him or fete him? how smoothly it is running This each evening Congratulation, '
the lack of favorable trend in in connection with night Time will tell! As if he didn't know chart has created a spirit of competition Rudy! _" 0,

l total U. S. fatalities. I shift. Bill Catrette. Qtrmn, Shop ,enough ways to*compute same! between the two shifts, Nadine Davis was all perked up '

Even with the sharp 1939-40 Increase 35, has had a new Chief assigned Margie Neal, also from Accounting and has done a great deal to stimulate the other night, in a lovely black "''

last year's railroad motor to his Shop. He is Chief Foely I Is anxiously waiting for wordof production.The dress. The occasion ? She was go :
vehicle total was 4 per cent below : lately from duty in the Pacific.I I one more bombing mission completed night shift had a sunrise ing "out" to dinner and to cel :

,p the figure of ten years back. Non- Welcome and all hope your stay a I J by her brother who U an breakfast Sunday morning. It consisted ebrate her birthday. One more d

colliJin( accident deaths have de- pleasant one. r;Army pilot based in England He of bacon eggs hot rolls and milestone added to your life Na- ." "
eressed 19 cent. has made of- his coffee. After breakfast, swimming dine. (It j
per I i Latest news from Mr. Cba*. 1 1i forty-nine fifty and goes without saying she
-- I i< Hoard Landing Gear Shop is that I' missions, and now it seem they fishing were enjoyed by all.Engine looked very pretty.) Blanch Hn _Wmitacame _.__ "?.
We are glad to see Harry Sauer he is still hospitalized with a hurt ;' just won't let him make that In the other morning, with ::
back on the job after his recent foot caused from a Landing: Gear "home stretch" mission, which ; Overhaul; ; a happy glint| in her eyes. No
illness.: Safety is always in his landing on it. Hurry up and get I'leads back to the good old U. S.! : ) wonder her son, who is a Lieut. _

line of business on your feet again. You are being I'I Let us know, Margie.! In the Army Air Corps called her

-.. I'missed. While on the subject ofbeing I I With four sailors and a girl in Number from San Francisco. She informed

A THOUGHT-- I missed, everyone in Shop i! the classroom, we want to go to Shop 44Our us "the line forms to your right"In

"W blame in others, only the 01 missed Vernon Arnett, our : teletype school as Jean Koainski other words the whole family

fault: by which we do not profit." : school boy helper who left us some did on the 28th and" 29th.! Says Inspector in Pump, L. P. !i enjoyed talking to him.
t' "Alexander Dumas." six weeks ago to enter the Mart- Jean "I like sailors! Martin is back from a vacation ; Kay Thompson and her hus, .a
l .-. -.--- Only one thing seemed not to in Atlanta. She reports a fine band spent Sunday In St. Augua-
attend the coming of "Little I time. Another Inspector, Anne tine, viewing the very interesting "
Inside PublicBy Works Sharpe"! Cigars! All the other Haven is on a two weeks leave in : places of historic value. How

props including papa's jitters, etc, Louisiana.We should I know--I was there too.
T AudreyVonible t seemed to be present, but so far welcome Ware C. Smith II We. ran into each other at the ,

I Have you noticed the thick blue I I And wouldn't you know it-Frannie we have not seen a single cigar: into our shop. Pump Shop welcomes Crocodile Farm, a very creepy .
said she walked down
Fifth '
haze around the Public Works forth Could it be because of the fact Wt D. Holt to their roster. place I must say. '..
Avenue barefooted! Rain is rain, your reporter is feminine, and Justdoesn't He will be lots Rosa Burns received letter
of a
? all .
put week It has n.emao.Uag help. Sorry .
she whether it is in New "
explained, from
get around? Joyce
Neil Drake Ayers and
S from the cigars passed has been sick, so hurry it sure
around by the Chief Clerk Don York or Jacksonville, and shoe Unit 16 of Stock Control, Ordnance up and get well, fellow! sounded like college waj tun. She J'
coupons are a* scarce as ever. II and Radio, Is and her roommate
causing everyone Catherine Benic had a
Woods, who is the happy pappy of I and her hus very ex.
I| Back to work: Ethel Mathews to around" citing time the '
"step in
readjustments band are leaving the 23th other night, while '
named Donald Allen Woods.Mother for r"
sort I
anJ both of whom I the .
Sylvia Joseph, these days! They've into third party (a
and child are both doing gone Pittsburgh Pa., for a two weeks mouse) frolicked ,
wet, and Don seems to be practically were greatly missed during their I j hiding; taking shelter behind vacation. Margaret Bates, AMM3c, gleefully around the dresser. It fi "
i respective absence. 'Welcome tO I the grillwork barringanything or popular Wave Inspector nally ended up spoiling their lunch '
buck to normal again. Conj 1gratulaUooe j flew \
Jewel Jordan, new employee in the f from the and one dresser
Don! anyone Ordnance Sec- down to Miami Beach last weekend drawer will
I Contract Section Ruth Scar lot I .
t grow obsolete
---- without
---- for a visit with friend. Martha being used. T
Tbts department certainly seems: and Estelle Hampton. Design and time Service. He is back, and are Geiat Is leaving us the 30th They think he is trapped there.) .' !
to be "WAC-conscious"" Rajean Engineering Section, and Joyce we glad: transferring to Norfolk Youth is a wonderful thing!
Wills is the latest of the IV.b) HacUoll, messenger. Glad to have Martha Race in the Fabric Shop husband. We'll be with her Why is It that a certain girl .
personnel to enlist and expects to you aboard. has at last received the long Martha missing you, on the second floor receives such

leave in the near future. Good luck. | This Is Your Correspondent'sfarewell awaited I letter from her husband good service over at the chow halt.

IVijean.' You, Helen Hunter and column. It has been a real I Lieut. Robert J. Race on duty lion way In the back of third It couldn't be that a certain sailor
Gloria Cooper .both former Pub- pleasure to work with all of you, with the Merchant Marines in the I floor! Are they scared of us? .w Interested In her-or could It( ?
J lie Works employees) should hare and many happy memories are Paeifte. Glad to know, he Is able WUh VM could, hide! -at .

a gr at old time comparing notes. tucked away for future reference.I'm to be out of the hospital, and. on I Mr.. Gardner, our Receiving Division Rookie Jones: "How did ..' F.
Heard from Frances Glenn again, not deserting Public Works the job you
Civilian: Supervisor, has find the ladies at the USO dance?" :'a
and she! us a vivid description the only difference Is that I will be Jerry Porwoll i III
gave a-wUhing these I been out ill; with a severe old for Rookie" Smith: "I just opened
of the hurricane which so at Yellow Water instead, of NAS days A-wUhing th.&t,11oe could bo I about ten days, and cans back to the door marked 'Ladies' and there

narrowly missed Jacksonville not Jax. S> long everybody-rw see-' in Minnesota duck. hunting, as the I work last Man isy. Welcome back, they were* .,
long ago. Remember Condition I? iag you! new season get under way. Mr. Gardner! ? ,,, .. .. '., "Downtown W' hlta.?



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Progress I

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Tattle Fontaine Bennett

Progress Is pleased to welcome
. into Its fold Mrs. Alice May Smith I
\ originally from Ohio, but more re,
Gently transferred* from the NAS __
San Diego, California, where she
was employed in the Engine Over .
haul Division. Prior to her job
there she has spent much time
in travel to be near her only son
George H Smith, BMlc. who 'is
p, now in Jax. Her first stop in 4P

. her travels wad Honolulu, but
when George was transferred she

followed to China, and on to Manila .
Philippines where she re e
mained until she was evacuated
back to America right after Pearl .a I.a

Harbor, During those years hereon ;Ia
who has been in the service
since 1940, has been aboard sev
eral ships. He was on the Battleship i
Oklahoma when it came down
in Pearl Harbor, and was transferred *
to the Cruiser Helena that I
fame day. The Helena was lost in
the South Pacific in July of this II

year, so George was sent aboard '
another vessel, after many unforgettable I
experiences in having so
many narrow escapes from death I
in the sinking of each ship he had
been assigned to This young man

is very reluctant to talk about r "' .
those days, but he can't deny us yn '
the real pleasure of being proud i
(f his service to our nation (his I
mother tells me that he has come s-
through 13 major battles), We
ale proud also that he is aboard
the NAS in Jax., on the job out
ht Cecil Field.

Now back to Mis. Smith who
began her work with the NAS in

San Diego on Jan. 2, 1942, where V
she finished the requited training
including six months in the Disassembly -t
and Assembly area of''
several types of aircraft engines 'I .

which has led to her present rate ai7i't
of Aircraft Mechanic (Motors i
She was a member of the Safety )
Committee, and the War Production ,
Committee of the NAS in
San Diego, and according to the e
recommendations from the "bows

t"s" out there, she did a fine job
on each of her assignments Ue 4/i; r
ate very proud that our women a r
can compete satisfactorily with
our men in "spots" of worth-

while assignments, and we heartily Volunteering to organise bowling teams with their re*pe welcome Mrs. Smith into the during the' Fall and 'Inter are E, II Uennard, Jr. (upper It'fO, Assembly \ Repair Department; 1''. II, ;McKinley (upper right),
A&R, and still further--wish good program Public Work Department; 0, I.. Owens, Supply Department and >\', II. Crevasse, Publicorks Department, both aveapring| in the lower
luck to that fine son of hers left photo. The Foursome lower( right), check their M'ort'ti. The ilvilian bowling leagues will Ue under the sponsorship' of the Emplolecy
Three Sister! Proud of IJrother's Aasotiittion, for Civil Service Employees again this. 3ear
fart On DDavMis
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3, and, her Pearl two Bashaw sisters, ,of Mis Rhop.Maud No, Interim Overhaul I Civilian Bowling Loop To a
Davis of Shop No. 27-SS, and ,I I By Laura Adams
Mrs Eva Pearl Hagan Shop No, 1
22-li. are sharing a letter with us I I Not hearing any talk of gardensin I Start Within Short WhileWithin
horn their brother Sgt. Addlev the last few months I've wondered -
Dan Fairclotb. 82nd Division ol ,I if everyone had lost interest the next two weeks the : ------1
the Airborne Troops who,, dropped in them, until i Bird Seed) winter bowling season will be in H Crevasse Ext. $207; F H Mc-
in" over the Normandy area a few I Cadenhead brought some big ripe full swing, with a season packed Kinley, Ext. S268. /"" ...
hours before the H-hour on D- 'tomatoes to the shop. They sure with gnat sport! and real pleasure. Supply Dt'partmt"Dt-O. L. Owens '.-...........--- /'
Day. Portions of his letter tell looked good Now would be a Already energetic plans are under- Ext. 406.. -
how he and many of his buddies' I good time to pay her a visit. way for civilian employees' participation If you are in any of the other FROM INTERIM AND MINOR
4 or 5 hours before H-hour, floated I Mr. George A. Franks was calledto this year and they departments and have not been OVERHAUL INSPECTIONBv
down in camouflaged parachutes Birmingham, Alabama where should prove "most popular" with contacted by someone! interested in
behind the beachheads and I his wife is in the hospital. We hope everyone interested in this leading I organizizng a team for your department Prissy Glenn
went into action to prevent thGermans she will be better soon, sport Representatives from Assembly i you are invited to call Whatever possessed Booth and

frm hindering the pi ogress I Mr. William Norris was out one and Repair, Public Works, Ext. SSS5. Delgado to go to a Stork Party
of the ground troops, who I,I day this week, to take his wife to and Supply Departments have already -' -V-Sj- Yes that's just what they did.
;very soon began to pour in from the doctor. }or. Gurney Lester was begun to organize their Well, did you and the rest of the
the beaches The Sgt. and his'I absent because of illness in the teams. Other departments are : Here And There girls have"a good time?
that those expeiifneejg I to start their I
comrades state organizing
family. Glad to see both of them urged I wish Epps and Kemp, our
are ones that they hope will teams immediately. Any Informa-
back. Inspection And Survey two men, would hurry up andcome
not happen again, and they are tion or assistance needed can be
I Of interest to quite a few people back from leave. I'd like to
not anxious to talk about them.t obtained by calling extension 8&S5 Aircraft
this week, was the baby shower Department meet them I'm curious. "Bruiser"Cooper
Dan fell materialize
seems that Addley If plans
I Ruth Bailey by Mrs has deserved his nick-name
into about two feet of water, and given Mrs there will be two station leagues Overhaul Division
21st this time. Football practice really
on September ,
Eva Suggs
though there were men all around of teams from all the
a good time and I banged him up last time. He came
not until a Everyone with the Muriel E. Mitchell ReportingSince
him, he dared speak various departments, exception -
cake decided and
home-made Ice cream and in with a limp, a
pal called to him. After waiting alit the of Assembly and Repair I wrote you last week, we bruised nose
these pals started to walk, and was extra special'We Department, which will have its fortunate in having a
I Madison Is back at are very I I had to take a second look at
I were met by a Frenchman who see Ivy own. One league will bowl in newcomer in Inspection. His nameis
told them about some Germans : her desk today. Bet she won't South Jacksonville, while the other I J. Priesthoff from the Aleutians ; the time cards last Monday, and
who were three miles down the dispute "right of way" with an league will probably bowl at Mr. Priestoff is do some tall figuring Every(iy
road. The three continued walking electric truck again soon, after the Springfield Bowling Center and has been stationed AMMIC'I clocked in an hour early! It took
and soon were joined by about coming out second best this time. If arrangements can't be made at twenty months. He says he's gladto me some time to realize that the
200 of their own men, and were The foot seems to be working fine the Springfield alleys, the league be back here, but the Islands time clock was definitely vvicng, -
attacked by a group of 50 Germans Fort George's Inlet seems to be ,will probably be moved to the weren't so bad. It did get about Our boys; leally have some cute
of whom 20 were killed and the popular place to cast for mullet Bowling Center at :Main and Bay. 17 to 20 degrees below zero there, kids. I knew that Cecil Sellen
others surrendered. The Americans according to the fish story Definite arrangements cannot be Plenty of fog and rain. Before : had a little boy but I didn't get
were joined further by three brought back by Jack McCaslin made until some indication is going to the Aleutions. Mr, Priest- to see him until recently. Honestly -
times as many men as the original and his girl Vernon G. Peters: shown as to how much interestis off went to Ford AMM school, I little "Pln1' number, and when they had and wife, who went fishing last created at Deaiborn. Michigan. Now he is child.
Rotten\ within 500 yards of a German week-end. Another party with two All employees interested in participating going to be one of our best inspectors Our Wave Sally has an infected
outfit, Dixon of the American cast nets caught four thousand in "league competition and I mean just that. You foot. Poor gill She looks so pitiful ,
group, ran ahead and threw mullet, which filled a light pick-up this coming season should contactone should see him in Shop No. 35 limping around like she Oof*, .
hand grenades which knocked out truck with built-up eides. That's of the following representatives He will get the information in different She just isn't the type to beat
the tank of the enemy. By this fishing! McCaslin and Peters reported if they are employed in anyone shops'!, and then his station lean look--so helpless.We .
time there were Germans all "no fish" fits all their cast- of these departments: will be Final Assembly; Good luck, welcome into our division t
around, no the boys had to dig Ing. The tide wasn't right Assembly and Repair Depaitment Mr. Pneetoff. Charles Saxton ho was in Metal
in and stay for four days but on I Eva Hagen is back after a few -E. H. Dennard, Ext. 7e9 or I asked Mr. Jordan if he had any and Machines Inspection before
the fifth day the American pushed I days illaesH Glad to see her in .8400. nt'ws--and he said, "Night Shift." coming here. Mr. Saxton we're
ahead to them Things were and I the shop again. Mr. M. R. Xlay- Public Works Dt'partment-W. I think we have all been' expectingthat certainly glad to have you.
have been on the move ever since I cumber, who has been out the last with all the "scuttlebutt." Warning all who borrow('I.,

and the boys hope that the Germans few weeks because of an injury, is also back at his old familiar Oh ye81.'our icporter is going to Interim Overhaul Inspection tarn
. wlJ1'continue to run fast- SUPERMEN in the place. Happy to have you with us be a night hawk" again. But Ilion coat If you get it wet you; t\ ill ,J
I no! the Americana can gt to Berlin there are it.John. not be allowed to use it again. )
is the most likely again
:Teal aeon' world, Jr. la off thisweek Our next-door neighbor, Mr
Mrs. $. M. Ck-leneau has beenappointed Finenco ,
where they
old globe ;
This fine news from Sgt. Fair- spot on the We trust that very soon Personnel Assistant in looking for a house or an Lynn, has moved to A & R He ,
cloth gin' a fair close-up view are and thousands the Interim Overhaul. She will be apartment, chicken coop, dog certainly is being missed now. I
of the war through the eyes' of the sergeant, many to with personal house anything- just so he can He'll just have to move back again.
of the of fine fellow out there, will be I glad help you any
of finest youth
some move. Any suggestions? We hope he will anyway
: world, who are proving that if home pate again \


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Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION o: October, 1944.

daaaaaooaaaaaaaaaaaaaoro gaaaaaaaaaaalH tX tDoaaas

, i WELFARE 1 gi I Searchlight Oh y You Beautiful Dolls | M. A. D. n

L i PRESENTS I ISiaaoanaaaaaaaaciaaaaaacil Maintenance p| Ramblings .i iIty

t9 Av e 0at7al .... e
Course At AEM Iii;;'.
Dill \\Hson! .7 j,

Something new has been added. L Cpl. Fred W. Shaw is one leatherneck -
The Aviation Electrician's Mates V V V who has seen his share of I

I I School under the direction of war and is mighty glad to get '

Lieut. George F. Sauter, has addeda JVi back to the States for a well deserved I

Ii two weeks course in Airborne rest, after spending 41

I Searchlight maintenance. for which -. i ie months as an anti-aircraft section

only the eight outstanding gradu- leader in the South Pacific on

ates of each AEM class is eligible V' J F c a many of the islands taken by the
U. S. since Pearl Harbor.

This relatively small number of Shaw landed in Pearl Harbor

poet graduate students is aug- five days before the Nips made

mented by a small number of men their back stabbing raid. The

sent in from the fleet The first morning of the raid, Shaw was

men to take this course were grad- awakened by bombs and machinegun

uated Saturday, and will go out fire. Upon realizing what the
into fleet duty .. score was, he dashed for a 50-cal
machine and stuck to it until
In charge of this special course
$ he was wounded by shrapnel, lie
is Lieut Calvin W. Kuykendall of
was quite sure he knocked down a
the AEM School staff. Just back
couple that day, but they were
from 20 months duty as Aviation
never reported officially becauseso
Officer aboard tender,
a seaplane
I I many were shooting at the same
Lieut Kuykendall is ideally fitted
planes in the mad scramble. He
for his work in the searchlight Puzzled purchaser just can't deride which doll he like, bent as he
\f) I course Night fighting in the Pa- eyes the Christmas merchandise counter (and Miss Ruby Tucker), I was wounded when a machine"
hit a dry dock near
\ cific was first developed by the at NATTC Ship's Service merchandise store. We'll take the one

Black Cat squadrons of PBY's In the middle I .,
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'$1 whom Kuykendall's tender serviced -'YJ':
Scout Planes Draw ,
Dentist Has Rare
The airborne searchlight used
Praise From ChiefJust
in the VATIC course Is tM latent -

development in night patrol in case someone may be a Stamp CollectionThe

\ ork. Both the Army and the little impatient to make Chief in
rill : NATTC Dental Corps has
: { Navy have Mated that this newest three months after boot camp listen somewhat of a celebrity in the

aviation searchlight played : to the story of Aviation Chief spacious field of stamp collectingin
a major part In sWf'f'pingthe Ordnanceman Harvey D. King,
the person of Lt., (jg) V. G.
English channel free of enemy
Jordan a member of the Board of
subs and surface craft prior to Chief King enlisted in the Navy Directors of the nationwide Society I
Janis Carter fl-Day. In the Pacific area the ''in St. Louis in 1930. By 1937, he of Philatelic Americans. I

C Two vaudeville! shows are scheduled searchlight Is doing valiant service I had been made Seaman First and Dr. Jordan, who has been collecting -I ,
in helping to find and sink was permitted to strike for Fire I
the entertainment
on program stamps since he was in
Jap subs and troop laden barge Controlman Third. Obviously, pro-
at the grade schoolstarted ,
within the next seven days:
Torpedo and patrol planes are motions were few and far between, out
new auditorium. A jamboree, fea- currently used in night search and I II and the average seaman Just gathering regu'L i I

turing Navy and Jacksonville talent I are equipped with this searchlight. stayed a seaman for from six to lar postage *'J I

will be the dish for tonight in I!I The men chosen for the new I eight vears I stamps but now I

two shows at 1SOO and 2000. Sailor ,I course are taught installation and After four years as a Seaman, specializes in U. :
: maintenance of the searchlight. King thought he'd like to find out S. revenues His .
Billy Reed will emcee the show,
The lights cast such a powerful about aviation, collection of pri- I' I A
and the Air Raider! swingsters will : light that in its beam a newspapercan I so his enlistment vat e proprie-

provide the musical background II be read more than a mile taries is one; of I

Next Wednesday the vaudeville ,I away from the plane casting the V being up, the most extensive Cpl t'rNI \\'. haw and Captured

Unit "Flying High," will appear at light. Students have to wear special I he tried being a of t.his. I Jill Hag

the auditorium I goggles and gloves while civilian for three type. It numLt.. Jordan In a few weeks after the raid,
II working with the searchlight I IU I bers over 1,000 stamps and is 90
months, and he his wounds were nearly healed and

4 I ut. Kuykendall was among I didn't like it, fel- I I percent complete I'I'I he was ready for more action, .

w the very first officers assigned to I lows! There Most of Dr. Jordan's private which he got when they shippedhim
H the aviation duties aboard tenders proprietaries were issued after the to Kfate, one of the New

from outside the ranks of flyers. I I then were in no aviation jobs! Civil and Spanish-American Wars Hebrides Islands. The first dayon

The job involved a good deal of BaCk into the and are beautifully engraved. Efate the Nips raided twelve

flying in connection with testing. 1 --F ? Navy for anoth- However the Doctor's pride and times and for the next two weeks

I trouble shooting, and getting Chief King er hitch, first on joy are his beer stamps which they were raided night and day.

planes in for major overhauls an oil tanker, then on the Augusta once won him the grand prize in After they finally secured the is-

Because PBY squadrons are rotated the famous cruiser that took a tri-state stamp collectors' convention land, Shaw and his crew were

1 around. Kuykendall has worked such a vital part in covering the shipped to New Zealand to train

with nearly every group operating invasion of Normandy. "I have been an ardent collec- with new anti-aircraft equipment.

m, the Pacific and has an unpar- His first sea duty in aviation tor since my junior high school After mastering their new equipment .
alleled witha they were sent to Guadalcanal
acquaintanceship Dr. Jordan remarked
among days
ordnance was on the Cruiser Portland -
PBY men "They're the greatest I smile. "In fact the worst thing where they saw action until
where he worked on the
bunch in the Navy he says and about going to college was that I they were shipped to Vella La
Scout observation planes that were
Vella and went ashore with the
with enthusiasm cash
had to spend my spare on
shot from catapults on the deckof
first' wave to land. Shaw said he
By of beer cigarettes, etc., instead of
course nearly all the ship really got his eyes full of what
PBY's which do night work arepainted Chief King pointed out that stamps.
I hell must be like with Seabeeiand
black and called I Dr. Jordan is having his exten-
Black when the full record of wartime Marines like flies all
Cats. Kuykendall's crew rigged up innovations is written it will be sive collection sent to him. He will dropping
I around him. During his stay on
the special and bomb racks the be glad to have a get-together with
guns recorded that slow lightly Vella La Vella, Shaw and his crewwere
7i71ti for the earliest of these raids during armed scout-observation planes other collectors, on the station. credited with 158 planes of.
which the big PBY's used into and dan- --- ,ft*---
were were catapulted new tidally and they' knocked a lot
i l for dive bombing, strafing and i gerous roles far beyond the design Springboard To Tokyo --. more down that were never offi.

3 even for torpedo work. Lone PBY'a and expectation of the Navy. They The Bonin Islands are strategically cially accounted for

have sunk ships as big as heavy were used to knock out enemy gun important as "The Gatewayto After Vella La Vella, Shaw and

I cruisers, and in spite of their lack positions, to sink enemy subs, to Japan." Poetic Justice will have his crew were sent to Munda for

; of speed have compiled one of the make strafing attacks, to protect been served when the Bonins are the duration of his 41 months

"Flying High PerformersThe I finest' combat records of any planein invasion landings, and even to taken, for their first and most influential overseas During this time he had

schedule (at the ATTC the Pacific war knock out enemy tanks! pioneer was an American, 15 attacks of malaria which he Is
I -'--t --- Naturally in handling ordnancefor Nathaniel Savory of Massachusetts still sweating out
auditorium) :
Tonight 180O, ftOO, Jamboree HALL TOGO ON ship-based planes where there who tried to establish posses- Shaw hails from Vidalia, Geor
are only a few aircraft there is for his country until forced and the when he
Friday, 1800, 2OOO, Tille sion gia, joined Corps
Meet Again with Kay MilUixl INACTIVE DUTY only a small band of aviation personnel out with the rest of the "foreign was 18 years old. He finished his

and Barbara Britton. NATTC will lose an officer who Everyone must be readyto devils" by Japanese "settlers." high school while overseas throughthe
bear a hand with his buddy'sjob
Saturday; 1800, OOO., Musk In has had long Navy experiencewhen ar Marine Institute He has
and one becomes rather a
Manhattan with A.N* Shirley I Chief Ship's Clerk James C. Wonder what line the sergeant bought a bond a month for the
of all trades well
jack as as asupermaster
and Dennis l>*v. : Hall, O-m-C of central files is of his Becauseof used when he talked 400 Nazis into past four years that he has beenin
Sunday, 1500 Destroyer with. placed on inactive duty October. surrendering* We could use it trying the service and at the end of
Chief King's fire control experience -
Edward Robinson.Sunday. I Since his enlistment in 1914 his to get our shirt back from the the war he hopes to have enough \
he doubled as gun captain of ..
1800. 2000. On Mysterious varied and interesting career has the anti-aircraft i control station. laundry Continued on Page Eleven ..\.

Night i with Ciwler :Morris included duty in I __ -. Ti ____ _

and JanU Carter Central Ameri'I'' Tribute To Seabees BULKHEAD

Monday, 180O, 2toO. Waterloo can countries, '. .
Bridge with Vhlan Leigh and the Caribbean, I "The courage to withstand mo- ;' .- -.-.. ,
Robert TaytorTiifwUy. and the Mediterranean .,' notony i* fully as vital to winningthe j V t <;

: 180O, JOOO, Seven Aft war as willingness to work in '-4. .
i Door to Death with June! Cl>de.YVetloeHtlay. er serving on the face of bomb and snipers'

1800, 3000, Flying all types of sur- bullets"

High vaudeville s l ov*. face craft he "'<. With these words. Rear Admiral (&
------- -*....-- entered the field --" Jt Lewis B. Combs CEC. USN, Assistant :';' $ $
I ; of Naval Avia- Chief of the Bureau of .} '. > 5r
Books I the NATTC ,
tion toward the Yards and Docks, paid tribute to

Library I close of the last j.-. the Seabees who are manning rear
vu'no:*' : war. Jam** Hall bases. These as well as forward I

,t IHrk ( .Jo n Chr1Uftfc During 29 years of active dutyhe bases were inspected by Admiral'
..4 th' Devil, by Paul Whelto" e
was at one time attached to Combs last month on a 30,000- YY

t:Nr.iw> >.r"m K Freedom Uolphia K**". .street tw Howard, by Elisabeth F..tGreen assisted in the organization of the Central Pacific

);nudge. Midshipmen's School and the commissioning "The men of our maintenance
JUil With Me, by T a of the "Prairie State. units and battalions working at
: i Ieath i>>>. i Part &y JO. )'arr. Prior to his assignment' toNATTC bases be
Too Ua y to Ilie. by ii. W Rodea rear can not given too
Unready: Heart, by Richard< Sherman he was at the Universityof much credit for digging in on jobs

NON' -"'CTION: South Carolina on duty In con- involving a lot of sweat and prac-
An Amerie Dilemma by Gunn.rMill nection with the Naval ROTC. tically no excitement," said the
*jJi -, Admiral. t)
::ii ioa Diary, by Rl hard Tre aai -
VI&. The United States Navy Band "However, they can take satisfaction -
i Preitie H.ttU Line. by Foster lfaRe yThraach old U in knowing that while the
which is 19 composedof
th. IVrtfcn** Plight, by J. J.Cuslrr years
90 men at full strength It smoke and noise is at the muzzle

I -- gives regular concerts at the Washington of the gun, the bullet has got to :b v. @ .., r

"Some of the best cooks in the Navy Yard plays on state travel the barrel of the piece first. ""thatVas fun* fellas. Take your 'money back and let's
occasion broadcast three timesa The rear bases they are manning: ,
r' ,
world arein the Navy *
I start all overPage /
"What are they doing!" week. constitute the barrel'r

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5 October, 1944 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven


Hero Of Pacific, Modernistic Lines The Auto Of Courser STUDENT WAS

Marine CaptainMacreadieHere WIND TUNNEL


I a darn good thing that Angelo -

.. + Cartabiano S2c. student in
r .." j I
y"r the AEM school, isn't a girl. It
Captain A. S. Macreadie, Jr., j I i would make it even harder for him

South Pacific veteran, recently reported to keep mum about our aircraft
for duty with the Marine
of the near future. Cartabiano,
Aviation Detachment. who hails from good old Flatbusn

A hardy New Englander. Captain in Brooklyn, and who has fought
Macreadie bronzed by his
bled and nearly died with the rise

? >dflBBBk years before the and fall of Durocher's Dandies
;: mast, could tell
to com-
was for two years prior
/ many a tale of r ing into the Navy, a wind tunnel

adventure and b technician for the National Com-

daring sufficiently II,1 w'w. mittee for Aeronautics.

harrowingto \ That's the outfit which puts the

arouse the <" planes submitted to both Army
avid Interest of ., ; all the tests in
-:,: and Navy through
even the most s 4h Now that he's
': bk,, 1 aero-dynamics.
blue A few of
used in
working away on planes
his experiences combat it makes him yearn bit

in this war for stuff like the jet propulsion

Capt. Macreadie have been given .. job, or the twin engine tifenuis! ,

world-wide circulation by the press with which he's experimented for
and radio
at least a yearCartabiano .
A master mariner. Captain Ma. Is a graduate of

creadie had just put in at Vera .,." ,. H K he .. Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn

...a Cruz when news of the Jap sneak His hobby for the last several

.., attack on Pearl Harbor rent the years has been model planes The

air. For several months thereafterhe recent one he completed of a Mes-

and his crew plied their way sersmitt 109, to be used for recognition -

unprotected up and down the coast .. study, is terrific.
carrying cargo through the sub- : It is perfect in every detail, and

infested Atlantic often seeing torpedoed could be used by Hollywood for

tankers ablaze Later he combat photography, which, as!! you

headed his ship toward Africa E know is generally made in min-

loaded with" troops, some of the .t.. iature Most of the planes! Car-

first to land on that continent. <%, tabiano makes are complete with

On one such trip his was one of 8 F"cscs" l. gasoline motor, and can be flown

two ships in a convoy of seven t { by radio control. Here at NATTC,

that managed to escape being sunk ? Inventor Carl llrainard )'ou'li nee In however, parts for this are not obtainable -
starlets surrounding
by fire jour eyes off the two Hollywood he has to content him-f
enemy a student at NATTC. Insert gives! a full I so
Brainard. now
modernistic auto designed by
Aluaj an ardent admirer of the background the had telephone Installed In the self with models to be used purely
and a
of note even
the Marine, In early '43 Captain f view of the unusual vehicle. Brainard I* an Inventor for identification and study.

Marreadle fulfilled a life-long car. The phone could be used for a distance--of. 20-mile --- -- \ --_.
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ambition by' joining upon the completionof Corpn.CommUtloned SCOTLANDBORNWAVE------- Mac Brainard "The Wizard i Louis Armstrong To

hip training at Quantico, .., AT CENTER Bring: Musical Stars
he soon found himself en routeto :l

the South r8<'lfw4 Hy G. I. Zanner Of Oz" Is Student HereWe've To Policeman's Ball

Though he is reluctant to relate And now after months of anxIous I I' Officers and enlisted men who

Ij' all of his'! experiences'!, his record I waiting the day has finally got a sailor here at its particular tone and started want to take in the second annual t

! speaks clearly. Holder of the Purple come, when scuttlebutt actually NATTC who is practically the buzzing Then, the trick was to I I Jacksonville Policeman's Ball, featuring -

l Heart, winner of the Commendation came true for five girls of Barracks Wizard of Oz. The guy holds so keep 'em buzzin", cousin. This, he the rhythmic sending of

Ribbon and citations 54. many patents you'd think he was did, and then applied the current I Louis Armstrong and his famous

from Admiral Halaey, Brigadier I The following five are the first the whole Dupont organization,, and found they'd stay lit as longas I awing orchestra can obtain free
General Neal Johnson U S, A.
and I to leave NATTC they left Sat- and he's only twenty-two. His' the current stayed on. I table reservations by purchasing
Marine General
Major Ralph urday for N A TTC. Memphis Tenn. is Carl M. Brainard. S2c, but tickets now at the NATTC Welfare -
;Mitchell Captain Macreadie has name I If :you don't think this saved a I

also been recommended for the : Phmlc Mary Kyle, Y2c Dorine every time someone yells, "Hey,, lot of dough on tubes, you're not Department.

coveted and Marine Johnson, SK2c Margaret Bartek, Mac," he thinks It's some old chum i bright, but where we'll surpriseyou I I The ball will be held at the DHal -
Navy Corps I
Lee Ross, and S2c Marilyn since that's what \ County Armory in Jacksonvillethe )
Mr da IWhile. S2c Mary from Hollywood, is in the double use to which I
Marlett, while the other four I he's always called I I the put his invention Brain- I night of Saturday, Oct. 14,
commanding the ground guy
echelon of who were also transferred from i "Mac's" mother is one of the I ard's music room at home in Hollywood starting at 2200. Tickets cast
a squadron on Bougainville.
main station to NATTC are also big name make-up artists at MGM, began attracting the attention $1.50 per person, and tables will
he volunteered for a mission,
awaiting transfer orders. and when he was 18 It used to'i friends the be reserved without charge, "first
of his
which, as he puts it, he wouldn'thave I among "
misted for anything but And now as ole man gossip' be his job to stay near enough movie actors because of its novel : come, first serve.

which he certainly wouldn't, wantto holds his usual conference and to the phone to catch the studio I I illumination with "fiee" light from I Louie", the "Trumpet King various Swing, will bring along his full
that the
ten indicating
Additional information story telling in room calls otherwise worthless fluorescent
was sorely needed to complete I known as the "old homestead" to stars were ready to be fixed up i tube!! What you: know now as I quota of swing stars, includingJ.
called the
the WAVES of Barracks 54, it was for their parts. This proved to the "Light Organ" had its humble I C. Higginbotham,
plans! for a bombing mission; such I I
discovered during the usual chatter I be irksome to a lad with a restless I inception there I granddaddy of trombone players!;
information was to be obtained by I
S2c Margaret Mac Nab disposition so he rigged up "Mac" the Red Allen, an outstanding humI -
that When was twenty
circling) a Jap-held island in a PT I i I
"SCOTCHMAN." I Ii instrument in his car which I peteer; and singers Sonny Woods
b 1ft t. Lamont is a real' an royalty checks were pouring in at I
4 Captain Macreadie went along i i Seaman Lamont came to this country would ring whenever his phone at a sufficient rate to enable him to and MidgeVllliams.
The Welfare also)
to plot the positions that planes from Greenock, Scotland, when home would ring. build a house complete with hundreds Department
i i has tickets on sale for two concerts *
vvhkh took I
Greenockis The equipment
would later plaster. Through she was only fourteen. of trick sliding doors, trick
build him month to build, taken up to be given at the George;
mountainous seas their PT boat one of the greatest ship a mirrors and such-and it also enabled -
smashed Its way toward their ob- I I ing centers in the world, Lamont only two square feet of space, I, him to design and build his Washington Hotel Auditorium;

jective. After a time the skipper I claims to have gotten her first and fits In the glove compart. idea of the automobile of the fu- Gladys Swarthout on Oct. 10, and
Richard Crooks on Oct. 13. Reserved -
ment. lie wa able to complete -
sighted a village nestled near Navy urge there. .
Nip .
call made to his house, ture.This tickets are $2.40, and general
.. .. the water's, edge. Speedily he She has practically traveled overall any miraculous, cost him just under seven admission, $1.80.
what' more
" .. swung his small craft toward 48 states and the greater partof and ( thousand lettuce leaves', a sizeable
within 20 miles
dial number
"-- shore, giving her the gun, and Canada Before enlisting in any wad for a lad of twenty, but"Mac" I
could In Modern:
he park advertising
For ,
strafing as they moved In. Alerted the Navy she made her home in example thinks he'll more than get m'any
front of friend's' house, call 'a punch to get most results A San
the raps: lost little time laying Brooklyn New York but to her. a his dough back. The funny thingis 1
him then jump out of the I Francisco business man offered
.. down! a withering fire. One bullet Greenock will always be known as up, that when he went into the
for this: "I would rather do business
found its mark wide 14- brother who is S-Sgt. car a personal appearance he the who
laying a home. Her almost before the astonished Navy was only person with a thousand Japs than with
ptttch gash in Captain Macreadie' I I in communications is attached could run the thing. It has only l' American." This statement
friend could put down the telephone. one a'-
forehead, barely missing his lefteye. with General Patton's forces in one wheel in the back, and that 'tonishing as it is, sounds better

I' France. steers it All the parts ale different 'I'
realizes that the advertiser
"Mac" was em- one -
;. Captain Macreadie in effecting I' years ago from existing car. When
While in civilian life she was an ployed as an airplane technician in any ,; is an undertaker.
l'' the rescue of a young holdierrwrived for the Great Brainard was in boot camp in San
I insurance clerk in Burbank and ---
t"r., several ('Hation8. one of an aircraft plant he had toet a friend to
Insurance Co., as a hob- Diego
' American noted maintenance men continuously BUY, BUY WAR BONDSOR
-. ,
.L Mhloh from Admiral HaUey she participatesin come there for instructions in
and pass-time
by burned out fluorescent -
read. an follow: acrobatic dancing and swim- replacing tubes which were driving the car, so that it could be

"For meritorious conduct while I ming. She also is a member of apparently lighting of no further use. Aft- I Continued on Page Twelve BYE BYE FREEDOM:

participating in the rescue of a I the Eastern Star and acted as color experimentation in his I .
er some
soldier from the heavy surf near bearer for five years at the home workshop, Brainard discovered Model Plane For Ship's Service
sn advanced base in the South Pacific in Brooklyn,
Crandall Chapter, that there was another medium I
area on October 1, 1943. N, Y. which would energize these ; '
; < '
When Captain Macreadie discovered -
i Her one big ambition is to dead fluorescent tubes-SOUND! 7t 5I
the soldier who was nearing I
, exhaustion, he unhesitatingly setout get back to Greenock once again I With a bank of a dozen "dE'ad"tubes ,.'
She became a citizen of the United he noted that audio frequency I
across the treacherous reefs in
a small rubber boat despite the States in January of 1944. en- I vibrations, such as pro- :
WAVES 19 June, records on the I
listed in the duced by swing
fact that he was unable to swim r
His determined efforts contributed reported for active duty at Hunter victrola. would cause the tubes to

New York, on the with instantaneous action,
College, Bronx flash
II' materially to the rescue of the soldier. I
..a and were in keeping with the 7 July, and came aboard NATTC and that new tubes performed this

r ," highest: traditions of the United some two weeks ago. Her work way as well as old) the only requirement -

'F :" States Naval Sen ice." here on the base Is in AOO school. being that they contain .,
: I
A I When asked what she thinksof gas. The odd thing, tho',
' w, Surviving ninety seven Nip I I '
: bombings, a shell finally found him Navy life, well she says "As lis that almost every "dead" tube '

and virtually blew him back to the far Ira I'm concerned it's tops, I requires a different tone to makeit i ti

1-: .. states Crouched for more than likelt very much." II react.
record by the
"I'd put on a
an hour in a with two of
Ink Spot, and ma>he get two
: his N.C.O.'s. he watched the Japs
: f". M. A D. Ramblings hundred tube to light ,
, bracket their position with mortar out of a (-.

Y /ire The Captain remarked: "So Continued From Page Ten up but when" I'd try Artie !Shaw, ,,1
It wa a jack pot!" If you think
precarious was our position that War Bonds to set himself up in
we had said, farefell, when bang, I I the jewelry business "f"r.. kidding we ran refer jou .--........ ,
to a string of patents" and a ,
one of the shells hit us athwart- I I Shaw is glad to be here" near scholarly article on the Invention II

ships!, the concussion tossing us home. Now that he is here, his RADIO AM) TELEVISION J

like feathers for some distance'' only desire is to get home once In II by WEEKLY.The r t.;, v

Injuries sustained from this shell.' awhile on week-ends to tee hisparents is that Brainard was ,

r Jng, ct.iple soon able to stack hundreds r f Angelo Cartabiano, SZ<'. presents a model' of the
,: tropical diseases which reducedWra marry after the war is over. I supposedly dead tubes before a radio Commander John D Patterson Ship' Service Officer. Cartabtano
to shadow of his former
a mere his phonograph contraption with a ",hltothobby Is building model plane, "a. formerly a wind tunnel
: elf necessitated his herewhere he has taken up I
,; Committee- Aeronautic! ,
of 8,000 cycles per second, engineer with the National Advisory
AviationDetachment range
10': Recently duties with the> Marine
from the combat
zone -
Officer play a little Artie Shaw whooperdopper whU-h put both the ArtnyV and Navy' new planes through all the
-" :- released! from the Naval as Commanding I ,I
,. r and soon every tube found tests In aero-dynamics. ,
hospital in San Diego he reported cf Squadron 2.




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Page Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 5 October, 1944


Gridders Churn Turf At NATTC .- Raiders, Wildcats Battle For

if ? + Grid Lead Friday; Salts And '

Radio-waves Play This P. M.fJ

J S 1 ( nJ
; Sit i

7 0 .p The rip-roaring M. A. D, Raiders and AEM's husky Wildcats

victors in the opening grid battles last week, will clash

tomorrow with the NATTC conference lead at stake, while

today the victims of the two leaders,, the Ship's Company

;x Salts and the ARM-AOM Radio-waves, tangle in an effortto

avoid last place.
--B t 1gameswlfC start at 1730 I
at the NATTC football field. Potter grabbed a lateral and circled *
j i." t In the openers last Thursdayand left end for the score.AEM's .
to life In initial touchdown came
Friday, AEM came
the last half to roll over the Ra on the third scrimmage play of
dio-waves 24. to 0, and the Ma- the game on a pass covering 60
rines followed up with a sparkling yards. Westphal lefthanded a long
) S the Salts in lob that End McFadden took in
__: 13 to O triumph over
battle. stride on the Radio-waves 30 and
a hard fought, heads-up
raced untouched to paydirt.
Coach Bellani's Raiders, display Three of the Wildcats' extra
ing mid-season form, tallied bothof point placekicks were blocked and
their touchdowns in the second the other was wide. Westphal did
period and battled the hard trying kick one extra point but a pen \'t
Salts on even terms in the gruel- alty nullified the play.Kebba's _}
ling second half. The first coun team, though beatendown
ter came on a 40-yard march. in the last half, dominated '
Fullback Brown hit for 10 yards, play In the second quarter. The '-
Left Half Scarpelli added 15 more, Radio-waves drove deep IntoWildcat
;: Brown plunged twice for a first territory on three occa
down on the Salts' three and sions. Penalties halted two of
then the stocky fullback lunged the marches and the ACM line
over the double stripes, draggingtwo stemmed the other. The closest
Salts tacklers over with him.
the Radio-waves came to scoring -
Brown kicked the point dirt was the threeardlJne.M1l1er *
\\'lth only seconds remainingIn : fielded two AEM teams,
the half, Scarpelll faded back and both looked good. Sharing
and heated a long pass to End starring honors for the Wildcats
Curran, who made a fine catch were Westphal, R. Coulter, Mc-
and raced to the goal line. The Fadden, and the two first string .
play covered 63 )'ard The kick guards, Reger and J. Coulter.
was low, making It MAD IS, Fullback Thrash turned in a fine
Here are two shots of grid action In the opening games in the NATTC conference last week. In the Salts 0.Coach. defensive game for the Radio
top photo Little Bill Cote, rso, 21. Ship's Company left half, tries to evade three M A. D. tacklers. Lower Smith's team came back waves Coach Kebba lost a first
E photo shows Danny DrUcoll (No 41)), ARM-AOM back, trying to circle the AEM left endI strong midway in the second stringer when Tackle G L. Teich
period in an effort to tie up the suffered a shoulder injury. He
game, but a valiant goal line probably will be out for the season
NATTC NEWS REEL I Week-End Grid Menu stand by the Marines halted the An estimated 5000 spectators

Today, 1730, ARM-AOM: : threat. The Salts moved the yard- witnessed the two games, which
., Hall the conquering heroes! Now i all We Ship's Co.Friday sticks four times, driving from were well played despite wilting
til the over hope
that the Browns are in, aud our play was luck. ( 1730, AEM vs. Marines their 33 to a first down on the rays from Old Sol and the fact
will have better
pulse is gradually getting back you MAD. five, but a pass was incomplete that they were the opening tilts.
to normal, we can point out that (At football field west of Bks. and Bellani's boys halted Improved play is expected as the
their four straight wins over the Crossing! 'em up. Before the final 19)) three running plays to take over season progresses.
Yankees represented: one of the Detroit game, Doc Cramer, the IN TOWN on their twoyardline.The Chief Staub's classy student
greatest uphill fights since Cus- Tigers veteran center fielder, was Tonight, 2000, Laiidon vs. Marines displayed excellent band provided a campus touch by
ter's last stand. Only, in this case, commenting on General Patton's Plant High at Jacksonville: teamwork and fielded two elevensof rendering collegiate gridiron arias.
the heroes survived. strategy in Europe. "The Germansare nicipal Stadium.
nearly equal strength. Quar
That the star-studded Tigers playing General Patton in Friday, 2000, Robert E. Lee terback Vrelland shared honors COMMENDABLE LEAP
could be toppled by the tail-end right field, figurin' from past performance High vs.! Miami Edison at :Municipal with Brown and Scarpelll in the
Senators, a team that has been that he's a pull hitter Stadium backfield, while the entire forward "They" tell this one, but we I
feuding with the Browns all season, but instead he's crossed 'em up by wall looked good don't know how true it is. However
and whom the Tigers have pushed hitting straight away!" That s a Mac Brainard, "The WizardOf End Bill Nebb was the stand- it seems an officer stationed ;
around all season, seems incredible pretty graphic explanation, Doc! out for Ship's Company, a club aboard a tin can had been on
Oz" Is Student Here leave while his ship was tied in
What's more, there was every that showed definite promise up
Incentive for the Yankees, even Ship's Company took quite a Continued From Page Eleven despite the loss. Guard Klrtland New York.pleasant His leave and transportation being extremely -*

when mathematically eliminated beating from the Marines. Fouror gotten back to Hollywood It is and Hacks Cote and McGowen being what it is, he had severe -
Tigers five Salts were helped off the also turned in a bang-up game,
now rented to studios at a hun- difficulty in returning to his
I field during the slam-bang contest. and Heeling, a sub back, showedplenty
more cut for the third place ticket, dred bucks a day for pictures of speed. ship on time.
So much trouble did he have that
and a vastly better chance for the dealing with tomorrow's world. Coach Miller's Wildcats turnedon
he had to take cab the
a Navy
teams to slice Woody did a neat job of trans- :
league up
the heat in the last half to
There are a lot of comedies using Yard, flash his ID card as fastas
the water for Co.
the winner's share of the cabbage. porting Ship's overpower Coach Kebba's Radio-
he could and like hell down
this; theme.In run
Fists flew when the Senatorsand Neat workVoody. waves. Leading 6 to 0 after a the dock only to see the ship shove
Browns last played. But it the meantime, "Mac" is sluggish first half, the AEM grid- off. lIe took a last chance and
was the Senators who really nailed AEM is the heaviest team in the standing by for AEM school. He'sa ders shoved over three touchdownsin jumped-landed in a heap on the
the thing down for Jewells lads. conference, but none of the elevenscan versatile fellow, and has already the last two periods. deck to be greeted with this re-
The real straw in the wind, of be called light. They'll be appeared as master of ceremonies Early in the ,third quarter, the mark-"That was a most com.
; course, was the 1 to 0 victory overt plenty of beef around when the for one of the USO shows in Wildcats drove 65 yards for their mendable leap sir, but this ship
e ..Yankees in the ,second game Wildcats meet the Salts. town. He was such a hit as a second counter. Left Half West- happens to be coming in!" !
or Thursdays double header on comedian that we originally Inter- phal, a classy runner, carried the _L % Xj "-I"---
4 only two hits. That was the pay- The Raiders, well along the prac- viewed him with the purpose in brunt of the offensive that took
off. To make one little run in the tice trail, stole the show in the mind of writing up his acting abil- the pigskin to the ARM-AOM 5- Tvventj-Four To One
first inning 'stand up required superhuman opening game. Pete Bellani ity. Personnel tipped us off about yard-line, from where Quarterback For every person in the Navy
defense, and that's just brought the Raiders along fast. the inventions. And thanks! R. Coulter plowed over left guardfor Marine Corps, and Coast Guard-in
what the Brownies showed. Onlyan It's a smooth, spirited bunch Ship's ... the score September, 1939, over 21 are serve
Inspired and desperately deter- Co. played the Marines on almost Cockadoodledoo!- Shortly afterward, ARMAOMbacks ing today, and this figure will ba .
mined team could come up with even terms, and the Salts should missed a pass from center increased when authorized strength -.,'
the catches they made. I be pretty hot with another gameor GAINESVILLE.-If your rooster and Kretkowsklildcat is reached the middle of next year, :-_
A team capable of nosing out two under their belts rouses you before you're ready, i ihere's right end, recovered on the Ra according to a. recent Navy De- c," '.
the Tigers without benefit of more a recommendation from the dio-waves 11. A line buck pickedup partment announcement.
Florida state agricultural exten- a yard and Coulter tallied The ratio of personnel increase
I than a couple of legitimate stars, AEM also looked good in defeat- ,
is one of the most remarkable ing the ARM-AOM Radiowavesbut sion service. his .second six-pointer on a fine has outstripped even the phenomenal
i aggregations in history, and could the game tomorrow with the Pointing out that the bird has 10-}ard plunge. increase in fleet tonnage, the
still further upset the apple cart Marines will show just how good. to stretch his neck before he The final touchdown came mId- Navy said. On September 1, 1939
by bowling over the highly favored The, Radio-waves, like Ship's Co., screeches, the service advises placing way in the final period. A short' the combined strength of the three ''
Cardinals in the Series. We hope have practice difficulties, plus the him in a low-roofed box. punt by the Radio-waves gave the services totalled 152,086 officers ....,
i they do.Generous, problem of changing personnel, The The confinement may cramp his Wildcats the ball on their oppon- and enlisted personnel. Today the
Radio-waves offensive was none style but it will cut out his crowing ents' 35. The heavy AEM team Navy has 3,717,000 officers and
gent. Illinois is sur- too strong last week, though it did drove to the 10, and then Fullback men under arms

prising the nation this season, and get hot in the second quarter, and ,
Captain Fred Frink, of the Marine the team faces a tough customerin T Party For Marines

Aviation Detachment, thinks he the game with Ship's Co. today. ... ., ._ ._. _.._
knows the reason why Fred is one Off the opening ob- : > "
games many "Z r < ';;.L \ <
<''. of the former greats of Illinois servers rate MAD. on top Naturally : : : ; 45wiit :
football.i the big boys at AEM figure = ,, ::
,''t X The secret to Illinois success they should have the top spot. : ;
Is year, according to Frink, They have a chance to prove It .. ""
J!'\Don Faurot's generosity to tomorrow. 'u.. :- -' ..... t:: '..a4' .. : :
KjyEHlott, the Illinois coach. ,
Elliott,ytas so Impressed by Fau- =- 'V' ; ', .?: ,; ,
rot's Ktfling new twists to the Almost 65,000 vessels of all 'L: ;
T format\ n, that he asked!! to beshown types, with a total displacement of X '}
th .h<'gtem for his own more than 9,000,000 tons, have been .. '
.' '' '
use. Faurouve him the inside built by the Navy since the Euro- r ; '{ .t..,

dope, just' fM4' jta asking, and pean war began, and the Fleet'sair } ,.', \ ..:,
Illinois has bee% baffling| opponents force has been multiplied twenty :',v'\ "' ,," 1 4' ,:( ./1
ever since. times, Secretary James V. For- .k .. ... ""--,, / ,t"" "" ',"1 '1.J; .'
Sailors here have treat in restal announced. lie said the c' ,, ,j 1'
a : .
store for them when \L All Station "Navy had on hand more than five .',...".'..iL,<' ; ... .-...".c, "."'..,.... ''WI'. ''".' &.., .
team plays its fW home times the tonnage of all types that Ji. :tt <:'j. ;" ;",.. ,: ,',' j, f/: ... ; i ," : -:' ';' ,1,. .::1' 7' /
game. The trick will b ta: find was on hand on Sept 1, 1939," ..f!! '' .,",N'" .. ,.;'i >,v;.",v.i f.;f. ,; /li1't: ,l'' ,,, ,, I','j t">" I :... ,

the man with the ball LAW?year making it the world's greatest _" -'ef'.4:r. itCie' ./ ......,t v";"' "' .... of the radio : .1tJ. I' t> '" I
several '
fleet. :
announces I : _' : V.., "It' ,
found it rough going to can tty The Secretary: said that one ofthe ;
plays for Faurot's Iowa Sea great advantages of the Navy After a recent talk with Lt. Don Faurot, all-station coach, on the merits of the T-system, Lieut. Col
Hawks. Most of the time they today was its "mobile quality" W. T. Evans, Commanding M. A. D., attempted to give the Marine Raiders eleven a few pointers on the
l ..4"couldn't see who had the ball, so'which means that it can fight Intricate system.' The Marines, lined up In the T, are, re, Kouri, rt> Carroll, rgj Turner, o| IJsota, IgtNutler
weren't able to give the word un- thousands of miles from its bases: It; Curran, Ie; ScarpHU, In; Brown, f; (Col. Evans) ; Vrelland, q; and Tftooenbauni, rh. .



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