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V 2, No. 36 22 November, 1944

An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


Amphibs Have Blockbusters" ,' To, Spare.. Holiday Leaves HayRecord :

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Be Given Enlisted


Personnel AI Sax

... :Amid all the talk about Thanksgiving .
Of Giant I dinners, Christmas presents
3 2 4P M and the like, came the most
h welcome news of all last week.
Catalina Planes Holiday leaves, not to exceed
ten days, may be granted this
year, to all enlisted personnel
Gains Limelight whose absence would not impair
departmental efficiency, the train
ing program or the station's security -
13 Pilots And Aircrewmen and who, upon being grant.

t"J. Given Decorations During ed leave, will not have had more
P Ry than 15 days leave, including
Ceremonies On SaturdayThe travel time, since January 1911.

Regulations governing the grantIng -
impressive war record of
of Christmas leave and
.. the Navy's PBY Catalina patrol
< .' were issued last week in Person.
planes was highlighted
..'- ",: ; : morning at the Jacksonville Naval nel Officer's Directive No. 77-44.
r. 'i>' Air Station when 13 pilots and According to the directive, no
<< ; ..... aircrev.'tnen-all PBY combat veterans more than 10 per cent of the
ttJ ; -were decorated for special enlisted personnel of any activity
f 5 : achievement and heroism in the may be absent at any one timeon
';' Pacific battle zone.Presentation leave, with the exception of
f' .i1 :
: of the awards emergency leave. It was pointedout
... ,- /+. ":, "Vf. .,n which included two Distinguished also, that holiday leave Is
Like the" old woman in the shoe, the Ft. Pierce Amphibs who play here Saturday have so many Flying Crosses, four Air Medals, not mandatory but that It may
great fullbacks they" don't know what to (to, The Amphibs are endowed with three all-star fullbacks, and two Presidential Unit Citationsand be granted to those who are
there isn't a coach In the country who wouldn't be tickled pink to get any one of them. They are Lee five Commendation Ribbons, eligible.
Bruckner (left), 220-pouml line-blaster from Michigan State; Don Iteece (center), a bruising 230- was made by Capt. Walton W. Three leave periods have been
pound ace, who starred for Don Faurot when the Fliers' coach was' pre-war mentor at the Universityof Smith, commanding officer of the set aside, 20 November to 30 November *
Missouri; and John Polanskl (right), 220-pounder, of Wake Forest, one of the most powerful runners Naval Air Station, during early- 18 December to 28 December
ever seen In the south.Unbeaten. morning Inspection ceremonies. and 29 December to 8
Seven of the airmen receiving January. It is believed that, where
Ft. Pierce Stars To Open Full awards were decorated for dum possible, 71-hour passes in the
bo operation under especially form of special liberty will enablea
hazardous conditions. Dumbo majority of personnel to enjoy
Scale Attack On Fliers Here SaturdayFinal work, which Is the Navy's way holiday leave. Special liberties
of referring to resue operations, may begin on any day of the week
is one of the chief activities of
during the holiday season, and
the PBY, and one that has led
need not be confined to the three
Game Starts to the saving of hundreds of Allied -
special leave periods, but may be
A Proclamation fliers shot down over the
granted any time between 20 November
At 1500; AmphibsTo open sea. and 8 January.In .
It was for dumbo work that Lt.
Get Real TestBig In this year of liberation, which has seen so many Chester I. Hawkins, Brooklyn N. view of the fact that annual
Y., was awarded the Distinguished leaves in most cases were of ten
millions freed from tyrannical rule, it is fitting that
Flying Cross during this morning's days duration, it seems that five-
time football comes to Mason we give thanks with special fervor to our Heavenly ceremony. As commander of a day leaves will be in order for
Field Saturday afternoon Father for the mercies we have received individuallyand PBY patrol plane he was ordered large numbers of sailors and
when the unbeaten, untied Ft. as a nation and for the blessings He has restored, last May 23 to fly to a position WAVES. Those whose annual
Pierce Naval Amphibious Train. off the coast of Rabaul New Brit- leaves and travel time tacked to
the victories of and those of
through our arms our
ing Base Commandos open a full
ain Island, where a Marine bomberwas them will find their holiday leaves
acale attack on the Station's Allies, to His children in other lands. reported shot down. Arrivingat reduced by a corresponding number

Fighting Filers. For the preservation of our way of life from the the scene, he spotted a life raft of days so as to keep within
The Fliers' grid valedictory is two miles off shore and well within the maximum 15-day limit,
. scheduled to start at 1500, one threat of destruction; for the unity of spirit which has of From thenon
hour earlier than previous games kept our Nation strong; for the promise of an en- ,range his citation enemy describes guns. it like -%- ll -

here. Landon's High School Lion- during shall lift hearts in thanks- this
peace, we up our :
ettes, renown all-girl drill team, giving. "After taxiing through heavy Blood Is RushedTo
will perform between halves.On fire from shore batteries to the
the eve of the major clash For the harvest that has sustained us and, in its raft, he found it to be empty. He

Coach Eckluml Don Faurot, center designatedBrad and Dill fullness, brought succor to other peoples; for the bountyof was then informed by his fighter Front Lines

our soil, which has produced the sinews of war for escort that two men were in the
Kirkpatrick guard as -
co-p water a mile closer to the enemy- Medical research and the development -
talus for the 111f'1'8. the protection of our liberties; and for a multitude of of
held coast. Disregarding the danger lightweight airborne re-
A capacity crowd is expected to private blessings, known only in our hearts, we should of continued fire, he taxied to frigeration equipment, coupled
overflow Mason Field, but outside give united thanks to God. the survivors and after taking with rapid transportation facilities
of Station die-hards few fans will them aboard by means of a line of the Naval Air Transport Serv-
To the end that bear earnest witnessto
go expecting a Flier victory. Even we may more
thrown from the plane, he returnedall ice, have made possible a plan for
Coach Faurot seriously doubts the our gratitude to Almighty God, I suggest a nationwide hands safely to his base." shipping whole blood from this
Fliers' ability to upset the star- reading of the Holy Scriptures during the period Two of Lt. Hawkins' crew mem- country to the westernmost military
spangled Amphibs' applecart. Injuries from Thanksgiving Day to Christmas. Let every man bers were also decorated this operations in the Pacific for
have riddled the Station
morning for the same mission. emergency transfusions to wound.
with Bill Leckonby and Gus Let- of every creed go to his own version of the Scripturesfor They were Ens. Michael Herbushka ed Army, Navy and Marine Corps

ehas missing from the starting a renewed and strengthening contact with those Chicago, Ill., first pilot who personnel. Regular flights of whole
lineups. eternal truths and majestic principles which have in- received the Air Medal, and ChiefA. blood were scheduled to start from
Blessed with a heavy, experi- spired such measure of true greatness as this nation Q. Trombley, Fall River, Mass., the West Coast about Nov. 15.
enced line, a rugged crew of reserves recipient of a letter of commen- Flights of whole blood more than
and at least two backfields has achieved. dation from Admiral C. W. Nlmitz. 6.500 miles to strategic points in

gifted with blinding speed and NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSE- Others receiving medals for the Pacific will now make it possible -
power, Ft. Pierce has trampled all dumbo operations were Lt. (jg) for the first time to have
VELT President of the United States of America in
opposition this season. The Am John J. Dougherty, Philadelphia, blood from volunteer donors in the
phibs have piled up 323 points consonance with the joint resolution of the Congress Pa., who was awarded a Gold Star United States transfused into a
'JI six games, while their mauled approved December 26, 1941, do hereby proclaim Thurs in lieu of a second Air Medal for casualty on a hospital ship In the
( ,pponents have scored only nine day the twenty-third day of November, 1944 a day of rescuing two airmen from Japa- mid.Pacific or on the Leyte beach
significant points. nese controlled waters; Lt. (jg) head in the Philippines within 43
national and I call the
The Ft. Pierce roster is studded thanksgiving; upon people of Forrest Guthrie, Abilene Tex. hours after It has been taken from
with big name stars; gridiron United States to observe it by bending every effort to Continued on Page Three the donor.
greats like Bill Daley, All-Amer hasten the day of final victory and by offering to God .

ica halfback last year at Mich- our devout gratitude for His goodness to us and to our
igan, who averaged 8.5 yards ev- fellow Thanksgiving Day, 1944. '
ery time he carried the ball in men.

the Big Ten and who Is averaging IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have here-unto set my It's Real . ...-. oo..oo ,.. ,,. .,,..
12 yards per try this season; hand and caused the seal of the United States of America
Marshall Goldberg Pittsburgh
_ All America halfback, later a to be affixed. ..Cream of Tomato Soup

Continued on Page Six DONE at the City of Washington this first day of (With Croutons)

High School Stu enf November in the year of our Lord nineteen Celery Hearts Olives Pickles

hundred and forty-four and of the Independence Roast Young Tom Turkey

Wears' Purplo Heart of the United States of Americathe Oyster Dressing Giblet Gravy Cranberry Sauce

NEW YORK (CNS)-He looks one hundred and sixty-ninth. Candied Sweet Potatoes Buttered Green Peas

like any other student of the sen- Seal FRANKLIN: D. ROOSEVELT.Reconditioning .
ior class of White Plains High ( ) Harvard Beets

School-but John Arthur Ewer Fruit Salad, Sweet Mayonnaise Dressing
already has seen more excitementand patients in U. S. hospitals and
adventure than most men get Speeds making room for more wounded Candies and Nuts Hot Mince Pie a la Mode

to know In a lifetime. Release Of Injured GIs soldiers. Hot Rolf Coffee Tea
Ewer, 19, is entitled to wear
(.;he Purple Heart. He entered the WASHINGTON (CNS) The M/Cen. Norman T. Kirk, Army It's no fairy story, hub. That's the menu to be served

Army in August, 1913, went over Army's reconditioning program Surgeon advanced General reconditioning, revealed patientsin classesare today at the station's chow halls. With a dinner like
seas last January, was woundedat
Anzlo, passed 3Vt months In a which complements medical care being returned to duty at the that to look forward to, it's not so bad working on
hospital in Naples, and has now by providing physical educational, rate of 6,000 a week in the U. S. Thanksgiving Day.VOL. .
resumed his studies where he left occupational and dlverslonal activities Approximately 2,000 others are
oft -Is speeding the release of being discharged each week.

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 23 November, 1944

Thanksgiving Theme 100 PER CENTResponse

'. < "' To War Chest Drive Is I
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': .. "' 1"'....'t.." t 5' '" '\', i-i1.: From Shore Patrol MenThe

w, : ,, ,t'V<. '".,. ", ,; ; Reported _
'I; .i % {
> Shore Patrol unit in chargeof
..,, "" :'1'v,.;,. Comdr. Gordon T. House has Senate. He had served and served

responded 100 "per cent to the well. A place on the Supreme
Community War Chest drive on Court had been his and he served

this Station, it has been announcedby with distinction.: A call 'came to

Comdr, R, R. Marken. serve his country in an all 1m.portd'nt

Although every effort is being war leadership Job.
n a t ;fl k made to climax the drive this "His efficiency in this job Reined

week, the campaign will remain him the plaudits of all America.

open until Dec 1, and contribu- After having announced his plansto
tions will be acceptable right up relinquish public office and re.
I to the deadline sponslbllltlea and retire to'privatelife

"Iteporti from all depart he was asked once again to

I meats, thus far submitted, are continue at his task. This he

.' ,t most gratlfjlng declared Chaplain agreed to do

+ Marken. "If you hate already "A trip to the fighting fronts

.... ". made one report to the had changed his mind In your

Our fathers' God, to Thee we Incline our hearts with godly Here may the weak a welcome'' Chaplain's office do not relax mind's eye make a trip to there
jour efforts until the drive Inwell battle lines, where our own flesh
raise fear find
i over the top and blood are locked in a struggleof

In cheerful song, our grateful To seek Thy face, Thy word And wealth increase with low- "The press, this week, carried' life and death and envisage the

praise; '! revere; v I I jy mind; the story of a high-ranking government suffering and hardships that have
Cause Thou all wrongs, all official being returned to become their lot, then play fair; ,
From shore to shore; the A refuge still| for a1]
: an-I, strife to cease op- his position by that which bordered with yourself" .
I ,
thems rise: I I pressed: on acclamation. He was all Contributions and reports m.
And lend 11the paths of
Accept a nation's sacrifice. I us 10, be our land forever blest for returning to private life. His be submitted to Chaplain Oliver
peace. Is a record of achievement In the C Weaver.
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Life Isn't Dull For Her

I ; r What Has Happened To Adolf Did V,, ..ur

He Fall Or Was He "Putsched"Those

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64 dollar) questions, who '

killed Cock Robin, and why docs I' Seaman Jean'Tells ,

a chicken cross the road, are as ,
dead as a Nazi's dream in comparison A W
with that four !star! mys- About

lery of the moment-What has On May 14. 1940, the German

happened to Hitler? Luftwaffe systematically destroyed -
Maybe for a couple of days or the Dutch city of Rotterdam.
a week at most you can stump On that same day, Robert Ley, ExperiencesDear '

the International Research & In- I leader of the Nazi Labor Front, I tf
trlligence; Department of the Jax broadcast to the world that it was Fran 4 :

Air News, which sees all, knows Hitler's "irrevocable mission" to From Hunter College New rtt.w4'b

nothing, tells nothing and is just bring happiness to the world as he York, to a Naval Air Station In rtt.w4'.y

downright nosey. If it dOt"sn.tkJJw. had brought happiness to Ger Florida, is the present jump in my
it finds out. many. WAVE career When those orders ':' 't. Y
It is differences of opinion that I --
: came that I was wondering aboutat
make horse races, some uncred- last writing, they cast me down 4
once remarked. 2nd In Series Of f
e Jtt-d philosopher I as I saw this assignment. You
As of this racehorse -
a consequence I know I had hoped to be sent in
reasoning, this department the opposite direction, but luck ',
follow the most! obvious 'Winter Concerts
decided to
was not with me on that, so I'll ytN a .:hS.
F under the circumstances
course make the best of It and learn to ,
es'- taking a "Gallop" poll on
like the
coast The
Hitler's hide-and-seek, and right city
Tuesday EveningJohn of Jacksonville from the little I'veIt'f'n
here on this station mind you.
so far is just another
sleuth hU toIle
The old on May Corn well
too full of too many people, with
bottom of the situation Ixitfonholed -
Second in a series of Winter
sailors and WAVES all over the )k
(how can >ou "but concerts will be given at the Protestant -
place, and
a good many soldiers
h(1le" lot\leeman?) va- I
ton- a
Chapel Tuesday, 28 Nov.
too, from Camp Blanding.
TiouN and sundry character on it has been announced by Harold
the campus of this teat of learn Weiss, Sp Wlc. The artists presented Our air base is twelve miles or
bet 50 from town, and the buses that 4
ing. And, you can jour on this program will be
Christmas, leave, the answers John Cornwell, SpA( 12c, baritone, I take us back and forth are ter-
were various! and sundry, too and Harold Weiss, organist, pianist rific; mostly we have to stand up ">'av hops" In I'llY's are common dally currency for Ensign
Mildred Ilreland, of Iii,.tle<"burlr1I..IIiIoIl1lll: she In
Character number one, an old I and accompanist. crammed in unmercifully MaybeI'll as a na\1,8-
salt! who is aspiring to a place on 'I get used to that also in time linn Instructor In the VPll operational training unit and goes with
Please I Cornwell is from Philadelphia, It', a revelation how much a her student pilots to do some of the instructing; in the air She has
the Information program
ttaited the ,ball rolling "It is my Pa., and is attached to the Athletic person can change when she has I logged over 200 hour of flying, drawn NO flight pay, and *alth >'",
of Berch- '' Department on this Station to; you remember how I "\\' two brother in the service I had to get In It also, and I am
opinion that the big burp never
He gained his first musical experience -I ,
Fgaden is on his way to Italy I in Philadelphia and New could ride backwards in anything I _proud___.of.__the _:Navy__and___lo\e_ _being_____n_navigator___ _!__ -__ ___ _
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to commiserate with a bean-head i without becoming sick ? Well, now
York, singing in "local talent"opeia I
named Benito. I think they're going I I can ride in ANY position, including 1-- to one There are Corsairs :
and operetta as well as anti various other planes, Jax NAS LeadsIn
second hand trophy I standing-up-asleep, and
to open a church work. Later he found SNJ's, SNB's, R4D's, and some I
should make a good the only thought is to be glad I'm
shop. They things to do in radio and has don't know what to rail. The airplane -
tram, and they'll have a lot to I worked in television from its experimental not walking! part of being here suits me Bond SalesJacksonville

talk about in their old age." I stages, thus getting an The station Is practically a just fine; I always look up to see
(Go ahead, you say It-WHAT early experience in the entertainment city Itself,; I can't guess how what's going over at the risk of Nttval
old age ?) I field of tomorrow.He many people It hall, but thereseem Air Station,
of meeting
falling on something, or with an efficiency index of 126.3l -
The International Intelligence & I to be mile and mile of
Research agent continued on. His I has appeared with many famous barrack The WAVKS hate four an officer I'm supposed to salute -l topped all Naval Air Stations in
artists and musical organ and being caught gazing -
upwards the nation In October bond sales
next quiz kid was enlightening j and a chow hall (called
izations including the All-Youth
; instead. Nuts to the -
"Where's Adolf?" he repeated, I Ir the alley) over near the chap. : according to an announcement byi
t Orchestra of Philadelphia under els. must I Oh, well, I'll tell you more about i the office of the Coordinator tri
chair! Are listening Somebody hate thought
"pull up a you Paul Garabedian great num- we'll that subject when : come home on i, War Bonds. Total sales! of "E"
need to
that the see the chaplain
? "It is opinion
my I ber of whose members made up leave someday. Several thingsabout bonds here amounted to
r infamous Schickelgruber, like the I II a lot! Hut anyway If* a rather $267,600.
the nucleus of Leopold Stoko'Wskl'syouth
I nice location. The the Navy are different from i Pensacola Naval Air Station withan
man without a country is running'faster orchestra. Since to chapels areattraetive !
coming what I expected; liberty cards, efficiency index of 121.7 trailedIn
than the Nazi Army at the i Florida he has given concerts at building, and I can for instance, and barracks watch; second place.
his out of Ger, see it may he a comfort to slip
moment, on way Rollins College In Winter Park
also the chain of command, and I
into The trend of the
many. Don't breathe this to a Stetson University in DeLand and one quite often I upward Navy
the caste system. But Sundays are
soul, but I heard that some junior in Sanford and Daytona Beach. My work is office work, typing : mine, and the map shows a good Bond in October program was again reflected

Storm Troopers went skunk hunting I Weiss needs no' Introduction to I and filing, and trying to be of many interesting places around ,, totaled $32,713,870 purchases This represented which-

: recently. They took pot shotsat this Station. He has appeared in I general; use about the same as I here to visit. I'm going to see an increase of 26 ct fe
the biggest skunk in Germany, did at the L & T at home, of per
many concerts on the base and in I only Florida while I'm here They say over the October, 1943'olume W
and accidentally shot off his mus- : Jacksonville. He Is a graduate of course it all has to be done a certain St. Augustine should be "done" $25,963,106, and brought; the arantotal

tache.'Confusion. the Juilllard School c>f Music in : way-the Navy Way-which first, so I'm oft on the Sunday through October, 1944 to
and consternation New York and has been heard In mean backwards. morning bus. Two of my roommates 829693412.

was the. the rf'foult'Ithfmt German people hint iniistiU'lte. did- and around New York in concert I Never did I think I'd bet so closeto have been there, but Carolhasn't i I 'Bond'putchases for the first 10
and church work.
net "recognize" their leader. ____ any big seaplanes; and here so we'll go together. months of 1944 were $423,402,772
-- there are dozens in the air How's to bring me to dateon I
They started to throw stones I eV..ryclay. up ,,811 against $217,086,146 for the
at the de-mustac-hed pole-cat. 'Last Battle' Of War Catalinas. the most graceful Terry's affairs, and has any same period last ;year or an increase -
lie's Milt running, but 1 don't I of all those we studied about at body heard from Matt'T'uJV. of 95 per cent. '

think he'll get far-not on those I Will Decide It, Says Nazis boot camp I hope to go to the Tiulv.JEAN. I ---- --
ole ." squadron some day and walk right .
synthetic leather LONDON (CNS-Nazl) Propaganda --
"You mean," your agent Interrupted Minister' Paul Joseph Goeb-
by tass.a. sad Cewder
by way cf getting in his bels, in a recent broadcast heard I-u----
pun (too), "that the spirit of Hitler here said : "Nothing has teen won N O WHAT NiM'9l' HAP-

is dead, but his soles go marching and nothing lost the last battle bNT tMa R.rRySTAL .
on?" I alone will decide" GAltlQ B D 0. vuRCwAeaS RN i SOLD;
We were forced to cut our next I OTHER WA0. DOND,. t UT,
Pied Hamlin IT Wll NOT Da i iDIfiCLO
of touted
"interview short. An Aviation Piper was iD jI
:Mech. who was in a capricious from his mausoleum by an Allied]!

moat, t ld18 he thought that bomb.
Adolf was on his way to Brazil 'The piper turned over in his
with the test! of the nuts Since grave when he heard about all the

the subject was a serious one and rats still running around loose in it
this article a model of I profundity Germany He suddenly realized he H
we told him we couldn't had done a bad job when the Children -

print that. It was too fnvolous. he led to destruction did not "
Character number four, with a Include the Bad Odor of Betchtes- BAR BONDS

t faraway look in his eye, brought gad n, and he's on the move again
the Quiz Program to a close "And he's leading Alolf back to ON
"What has happened to Hitler?" oblivion-with the other tats cfhMory. u

he asked < instead of telling) ."
? N... W.r Dual lu/voa S.r,lcr .
"that's not too haul. I think the We can d'f'am-C&n't we



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23 November, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

Trodilionol Navy Flowers, Fruits Distributed A t Hospital .

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Is Plonned Here

Plans for a gala Christmas party I
for the kiddies at the mainside auditorium
;' 1400 Sunday 21 December : The Inquiring I

{. are already underway, It was I
. announced this week by Comdr.
R, Marken. senior chaplain of R.I

+ A.S., Jacksonville.The ReporterQUESTION
Yuletide festivities for the i

. children are a hallowed tradition s I
"" in the service, end the parties are
"'' held annually wherever conditions :

permit. This tradition had its What would you like to receive i ; .r
origin in far distant lands to which most for Christmas?

naval personnel were assigned in ANSWERS:

peace time, too far from home to ANGELO KOCKINIS, AMM2c,
have family Christmas parties. The Sacramento Calif: "I'd like to geta
families of all hands were brought nice sporty convertible so I could

Cf j. together by the Navy neighborly take my gal for long drives in the
spirit to observe and commemorateIn Florida moonlight Wow!"

a community manner this significant -, MARGUERITE SHAW S2c,
date in man's history. Groveland, Mass.: "A coupla pairsof
"\Ve are determined that not nylons are what I want. I could I
even war shall interfere with the use a nice wrist watch, too."
happiness af our children ROBERT SMITH, AMM2c.
Comdr. Marken .said "Our men Bralntree, Mass.: "Just a transfer
at the front will he heartenedand back to the Pacific." v
warmed tft know that we are WILLIAM HUTCHINGS. AMM2c : r-
going to make thU party possible Portland Ore.: "I'd like to
," have a complete outfit of civvies, I ,
man of the Christmas party com all-and, Oh yes, a discharge so plants to nearby stations, particularly to hospital and recreation renter The floral arrangements and
mittee last year and was chosen I I can wear fem." the fruit pictured above were picked up by the Motor Corps of*he Duval County chapter of the American
again this year by Captain W. W. LOUDON S WIN TON Sic Ked Cross, and after being brought to the hospital were rearranged by Mrs. Frederick J. Waas
Smith commanding officer of the (ARM). Ridgefield J.: "Santa, (left center), Mr*. Claude Shine and Mrs. P. Y. Harris. On the extreme left of the picture I* Mr*.
air station. According to the commander I just patch things. up between me George Yenowyne, while Mr*. Niissbaum to at the extreme right Citnw fruit of many kind, palm
the party will include all and my girl blossom, loquat buds, banana leaver, sugar caw 'rafts', pyracantha berries and autumn leave with
.. activities located on this station. | JOSEPHINE SENNETT, S2c, wild flower, In suitable containers, which were also donated, gave color to the hospital wards and
NATTC personnel and the U. S. Columbus Ohio: "I just want my pleasure to convalescent and bed patient
friend arms-he's in the --- -
Naval Hospital here. l boy in my -- --- ---

While he predicts the affair will I; Admiralty Islands now. Just send I Lt. Comdr. Mann
. be the best party held at N.A.S.. I him to me all wrapped up in a ,
Jax, the chaplain points out that i big package with a nice, big red
its success depends largely upon ribbon that's all." I
Is Made Exec
every effort being madeo Include MARIE RUSSO, S2c, Rochester. I
every child. 13 years of age N. Y.: "Me too. My boy friend
.or under. Division officers have is in the Southwest Pacific in the.
been issued forms upon which all Navy. A ring, the kind that you I I In Honolulu; shy VESI
personnel in the division may list wear on your third finger, left
. the name. age and sex of each hand, wouldn't exactly hurt, elt.h-I Lieut. Comdr. Glenn E. (Ted)
"* child. These forms must reach the er." Mann former Public Relations Officer I r.
chaplain's office by 1 December. II ROBERT LAMB S2c, Annapolis at this Station has become
Committees selected to aid In Md.: "Gimme a 10-day leave. Executive Officer of the U. S. Na-
the planning of this occasion are: that's all, and watch my smoke." val Air Station. Honolulu, according I
Purchasing committee-. Cdr. JACOB MARTIN Sic Atlanta QUESTIONSPlease i to an Associated Press an-

Joe Adams Mrs H. E. Regan. Mrs I Ga.: "I don't want a thing, I'm ( to Page 5 for the nouncement. Lieut Hilda Guenther soon may
J. B. Lynch NATTC). Mrs. W. 1\[. satisfied. But If some kind soul answers. i Before being called to active be like the woman in the shoe,
Sheppe (N. Hasp), Mrs. John sees this, I'd like a '42 Buick a 1. Where are the Hebrides Islands duty with the Navy Lt. Comdr. withso many WAVES she won't
Raby, Mrs. R. R. Marken. Program : speedboat, a new Hamilton wrist ? The New Hebrides Islands? Mann served as director of athletic know what to do. The thirty-
: committee --Lt. R. T. Fors- watch, a set of tailormade blues, 2. Would an amanuensis be: publicity at Duke University, seven seamen from Hunter last
- berg [.t. C. Schmitt (NATTC). and a private plane." (a) a disease prevalent in trop- Durham, N. C., during the grid week really filled up the barracks.
- Chief Mus. P. P. Bennett. ,Decorating E. M. "JUDY" PARKETON S2c, ical climes? regime of Wallace Wade. We've heard tell that a buildingat
committee-Lt. Comdr. W. Fremont Mich. "All I want is a (b) a handyman around the The Associated Press reprtE'dthat NATTC is being reconditioned,
', M. Knight Chief Carpenter K. C. discharge so I could get married house? "Lieut. Comdr. Mann was painted and furnished to be occu.
Griest. Refreshments committeeLt. and go home." (c) a compilation of little-used transferred to this station (Hono- pied by NAS WAVES about the
,;, H G. O'Keefe. Chief C. W. Fra- RONALD HOLLINGSWORTH. words? lulu) during its period of constructions last of the month.
lich, Frank Simirle, SClc I AMM2c Evansville Ind.: "St. in of- and assigned as assistant to
(dl) a stenographer your Comment of an M. A. on Satur-
I ask is transfer from the Executive Officer.
Nick all a
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day: "Yesterday
A native of he grad
NAS, Jacksonville. 3. Everyone knows that the bicycle Kentucky were inspected by Miss Word;
- uated from Duke and as a sports
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Record Of Giant preceded the automobile, but I publicist was well known throughout I TODAY they really shine!"
Commercial Bulletin would you say it was in commonuse Note for info clean-
the South and East, his pub- your : a dry
Catalina Planes .'OIt1..": before the steam railroad ?
licity stories playing some role in ing pick-up and delivery service
One coffee table mahogany Duncan 4. Here's one for the oldtimers.A .
the making of several All-Amer- has been established in Bldg. 722
removable glass lop, 15.: U12-B:
Gains LimelightContinued Child Stieet.: NAS famous French actress well Icans such as Eric Tipton. Ace for all WAVES. Take your suitsto
Officers' Uniform: Navy overcoat known in the U. S.. lost a leg in Parker and George McAfee. room 127 from 10 to 6, excepton
$lt): frock coat. $15: railroad trousers" I accident but continued her career -
From Page/ One $15, Nasal evening suit $25. Approximate an Called into active service as Lt. Saturdays, when the hours are
. awarded an Air Medal for rescuing weight: 173 height 5-t). Telephone I until the end of her life, 1923. (jg) in July 1911 Lt. Comdr. 10 to 3. Closed Sundays.
three Army fliers shot down In the Comdr. Ford Holies School. I Who was she? Mann also served at Charleston. S. Best wishes to recent aisle-
Electric machine ( -
Pacific; and Lt. (Jg) George H. new). Sinner chain stitch comparatively port- 5. With all the talk about what C., and Atlanta, Ga., as well as walkers, five in one week from
Davidson Jeomerette La., awarded able-J123 DII'\. <'II' built for two $.-k:>. I to do with Hitler if we capturehim Jacksonville. Bldg 713 and one from 722.

an Air Medal for saving the :3X22-A Bedroom: Norman suite St.. consisting Dewey Park.of bed, here's an appropriate question Mrs. Mann, the former Miss Peg- The Navy turned out In miui-
lives of 1=1. men with a hazardous spring mattress chest of drawers vanity : Where did Kaiser Wilhelmof gy Lavinder of Abington. Va., and I, ben to accept an Army invitation
open-sea rescue. and bench metal arr'n1nl': Germany flee after World WarI their two children Beverly 8, and a* a whole bus-load of
r Ato\and l> Cota, AMMtc.: : stool, dinette Barrs I Sheet suite, two Dewey Park hoards.3108B Call. ? Where was Napoleon exiled Glenn E., Jr. 2, now reside at i WAVES attended the Camp
I Fairhaven M.ireceived a between 1730 and 1 : romruendition; ribbon and citation Bldg. 501 NATechTraCen. 6. Match the names of the following N. C. List Friday. A buffet Mipper" and
Full sized baby nib. All sleol springs with the each
: from Admirtl C. XV. Nlmiti states year decorations added
and rubber covered mattiess. Brand I Thanksgiving
for assisting in rescuing n new. Hen-ionable 1353 Cumberland was admitted to the union: New to the gaiety of the party and
downed pilot near Japanese call Bernie Feldman at phone No. Mexico. 1912: Washington. 1812; Christmas Booklet the girls report having had a
shore batteries on stew Britain / 634U' Texas. 1792; Louisiana, 1815; Kentucky .
Good; used or new automobile fine time.Orchids
Island during May of this )'ear. heati'r (wsh (. apl. Sand.'. Unit 1889. I I Distributed For
Also receiving recognition at I T 1. Phone 545 7. Melbourne and 'Darwin arc and more of them to
Saturday morning's medal cere- two cities in Australia. Which is I Mrs. Veronica Linn Staff Personnel -
I Navy ServicesDistribution her home to .
who has
mony was the "Black Cat" function in northern and which in southern
of the PBY. It was for this BUY BONDS Australia ? Which one has a warmer I is' underway of 15,- a group of WAVES, so that they
type of mission, carried out at climate ? 000 copies of a special booklet con may have a real "home away from
night with planes painted black. 8. "What this country needs Is taining prayers and hymns for home" and a place to bring their
that Lt. Lloyd Henry Johnson Sid- a good five-cent cigar." This state- i Christmas services at small Naval friends and relax. Yes. the girls

ney, Neb., was awarded the Distinguished N'm ment was made by an American stations and on ships where there say she's a real "mother" to them.
.., I Flying Cross. His citation e vire-president not too many years j I are no chaplains or ministers. The table is always set and the
describes the action as follows ago. Who was he? I Entitled "A Christmas Service" icebox holds enough to satisfy any
: tr 9. Pennsylvania, Indiana and appetite. Yeoman Hetty Hettler
the booklet is designed as a guidefor
:. "Flying through extremely ad- Minnesota each touch on one of | commanding officers of isolated says: "Mrs. Linn has really been
PEARL h HARBOR DAYin wonderful. At time,
verse and hazardous weather con- the Great Lakes. Name the correct units and smaller ships desirous of very very any
' I we can go there to dinner, stay all .
ditions, by enemy night takes. conducting an appropriate religious I'
night, or to spend aday. It's "openhouse"
fighters despite concentrated enemy the Solomon Islands. I 10. Machiavelli was famous asa : I observance on Christmas Day. the
to us during holiday sea
anti-aircraft fire which severely The Presidential Unit Citation of
( ) a painter and sculptor. but unable to avail themselves of cannot
son, because some us get
-_ damaged his plane he scor- j j ribbons were presented by Capt. (b) a medieval sorcerer.c the services of a chaplain or civ-
ed a direct hit at masthead height Smith to Lt. Gordon B. Kenning- ( ) a writer of political science ilian minister. The program contains home. One Marine captain droppedin
sinking a large enemy ship. He ton. Melvin Village N. H.. and LL and statecraft. a general order of worship one night when all eight I of the

also hit and probibly sank another Robert W. Thill, Dubuque, Iowa, (d) one of the first astronomersto the Christmas story and respon- : girls were scattered all around
'enemy vessel and he caused heavy for services as pilots with Patrol use Instruments sive readings as well as a selectionof and asked (If Mrs. Linn "was run-
and widespread damage to well- Squadron 11. In part the Unit -44it- familiar Christmas hymns, with ning an orphanage now.
. fortified enemy airstrips: and shore Citation to the squadron states: both words and music. Seamen stripes on the recent ar.

Installations." "Dauntless and aggressive in the U. S. Offers To Sell This year's distribution of "A rivees from Hunter look O. K. The
Airmen receiving Commendation fulfillment of each assignment the Christmas Service," has been word from the WAVES Uniform
Ribbons! were Lt. (jg) William gallant pilots of Squadron 11 con- Assault Boats To Public greatly explained. as a result of the Shop is that ours have been ordered .
H. Spiadley, Stendal, Ind., who ducted daring lone patrols regardless enthusiasm with which last year's 'and ought to be in "any
carried out two long-range missions I of weather in a continuous' WASHINGTON (CNS) The distribution of the first experi- day."
into the enemy-held Mar- coverage of this area, interceptingand U. S. Maritime Commission has
mental booklets was greeted by Sailors and WAVES of the
(I. shall Islands last January; Ens. attacking so effectively as to offered for sale ( to the public assault) the men of the fleet. The booklet "J" line celebrated In the Thanksgiving
Inflict substantial on hostile 2215 rowboat size Army I
John Rooney Jr. Beaver Falls damage comprehen.lve.I
itself Is also more mode this week with a good
Pa., who navigated a PBY during combat and other shipping to boats The boats weigh -
---- real
r attacks on Japanese shipping and deny the enemy the sea route be- pounds measure 13ta feet In old-fashioned hay ridewith
' shore installition In the Bougain between New Ireland and New length and are 5 feet t inches BUY, BUY WAR BONDSOR horses, genuine hay-wagons (2 of
\t vllle area: and Henry C. Eaerhut, Britain Islands and thus preventthe wide amidships. Many of the craft 'em), and a lively weiner roast

.'y: AMMlc. Wild RfMe. Wia. who participated reinforcing of important Jap- are new and the balanced* are used BYE BYE FREEDOM Stables.afterward, at the Hyde Park
in "Black Cat" missions anese bases." but serviceable. -





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Relations OUlce at no expense to the government. Copies f7j1
are distributed tree of charge to enlisted and other NavaJ
Personnel at the Naval Air Station the Naval Air Tech- LJ By Lt. (jg) II. M. Johnson, ChC, USNU
nical Training Center the Headquarters of the Naval Air
Operational Training Command. Naval Auxiliary Air Station II Off
Green Cove Springs. Naval Auxiliary Air StationCecil Laugh
\ Field Naval Air Gunners' School the U. S. Naval
Hospital and Naval Auxiliary Air Facilities MayporC Not long ago I picked up a hitch-hiker. lie

Rear Admiral Andrew C. Me Fa II. USN was an old man, bent and battered by time,
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training
willt but smiling. Immediately he took charge of
Captain Walton W. Smith. USN 1
Commanding Officer I the \

Jacksonville Naval Air Station I "Yes," he said, "I'm going down and try

Captain Joseph Commanding B. Lynch Officer A-VC). VS "R. for a job at the newspaper offices. I've always
e Naval Air Technical Training Center been a newspaper man-raised in a a

.* Captain John J.-O'MaJey] (MC, USN. print shop. Besides, I know a man who will
Commanding I Officer word for "
U. S. Naval Hospital e/ speak a good me.

Commander Edward E. Dolecek. USN "But if you don't get the job, what are
Commanding Officer i 'iIr you going to do?" I asked.
Naval Air Gunners' School
Well, I've got that all figured out too "
Commander Frank T. CorbIn, USN.
Commanding Of llcer, he replied. "I used to work on a newspapeAin
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Green Cove Springs 1.' ; the East. :My managing editor got win

Commander Commanding Michael P.Officer Bagdanovlch I i --k of a lot of graft going on down in the state

Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Held insane hospital, and he sent me down thereto

Commander Carl F. Nleberle. USN investigate. I stayed nearly a week, and I

Municipal Commanding Number Officer One learned a lot. But the most interesting fellowI

1 met was a chap who believed he was a big-
Col. Martin J. Kelleher. USMC (Ret.)-
Commanding Officer. I league pitcher. lie had a pitcher's mound

Marine Barracks Net, War DODd Cartoon Pinks fixed up in the back yard, and every after.
Lieut. CoL William T, Evans USMC (Ret). he
would and
noon go out start in pitchingan
"Beat it Mate- -She's
Commanding Officer, buying her Pearl Harbor Day bonds from
Marine Aviation Detachment me!" imaginary baseball in an imaginary game. '
For two hours he would be out there
: The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service every
material. Republication ot credited matter prohibited AMUSEMENT CALENDAR day, winding up, throwing an imaginary ball .
without permission\ of CNS. War Department 205( E.
42nd St. N. Y. C.Thanksgiving. and sweating much as if it were a real f ,

MAIN STATIONToday game." ,

"But what has that to do with your plans?"
Day -HOLIDAY INN," Ring/ Crosby Replay and a grand musical I asked. r I
\ roman Hear Bing sing "Unite Christmas. (26)).
Friday-"WAVE, WAC OR MARINE," Kljse Knox A musical com- "Well, sir, if I don't get this job, I think

j i Whether or not we observe Thanksgiving city In which a theatrical, agent Is sent to New York to sign up a I'll go back to that asylum and try to get ,
5 today, the day specified by the Navy and couple of stage stars for a Hollywood studio and Inadvertently a job as catcher for that fellow," he replied. 1 :

; many states of the union, or on Thursday, before tickets the a pair studio of can newcomers.capitalize They on them turn they out to enlist be "finds"In but the Now, I had heard that story before, but

f 30 November, the last Thursday of thet WAVES, the other In the WAC The Marine provides one the the point is: I had met a man who could not i

month, we can find much for which we romance. be depressed. lie was able to see humor even
should be grateful. True, we are still in a I Saturday-"SPITFIRE," Leslie Howard. A story of the Hand in his situation. lie could laugh in the face
one of their best planes of this .
globe circling war which keeps our sons, -"THE PRINCESS AND THE war.Sunday PIRATE," Boy Hope A of difficulties. He could smile when there

t daughters, husbands, fathers and other comedy adventure story In Technicolor giving a new twist to the really wasn't any joke. The man who has
loved ones far from the home fireside. old pirate tale. Bob Hope, as a phony plratevls pitted' against the such a spirit is beyond the reach of those ,

But the peoples of other nations are similarly with stormy ocean and a villainous buccaneer. Hope finds romance things which depress most men. The man
a runaway princess! experiences a battle anllt'fS
beset, and with it all they are seeing himself with glory (27)). savage who can dismiss his difficulties with a smile,

,:, their homes devastated by artillery fire, I Monday-"THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW" Edward 0, Robinson. look upon his problems as opportunities, regard ,
mines, bombs from the skies, and in count Localed in New York Is this murder drama of a sedate c"IIf'geproff'.or ) ; his testings as challenges, and face his '

less other ways. We who are in the service a home-loving family man, who becomes! Involved in a temptations with a sense of inner strength,

,,' may have the greatest of satisfaction in Tuesday slaying! -"NAUGHTY through an Innocent MARIETTA: vjslt" to..J'anettelcUonald.a girl's:apartment. A((28)reissue). is a man who cannot be depressed or beaten. 1

feeling that those nearest and dearest to I of one of Miss :McDonald's greatest musicals. ((29)). :My old man was armor-plated against :: '

us have been spared the horrible sufferings U.f'lne..a-'nIE CLIMAX," Boris Karloff Susanna Foster Karloff trouble by his sense of humor. Few troubles ..!

::1;, of actual warfare. ;as Miss an Foster opera house from physician. Is using his hypnotic\ powers to Keep can stand being laughed at. They desert us!
making her debut In an opera which had beensung if
1 If we of the United States of America had by his murdered sweetheart. But Susanna's love for a music we keep laughing at them. "

nothing else for which to be thankful on this student (Turhan Bey), is stronger than the hypnotic spell. (30)). *-
(Figures In parentheses are play dates for student offi > ..' :
d; yearly occasion it seems to us that would ditorium.) <'t r. au
: ; be sufficient. The fighting men and women Navy Radio Programs

of our Allies-Russia, Great Britain and THURSDAY

!U: China especially, not only face the necessity erl / "Ser\ice: ) Time"-WMBR; (CBS) 1600-16M

, of waging total war against the enemy, even ;: & COMMUNIQUE] .Something for the Girls"-UMAX 1815-1830
do but also have the additional Navy lIt'adllnl-\VJlIP! 183 -18jO
as we they r ee! "The First
e ... -,_ Llne"-w'51BR (CBS) 2200-2230
worry of what has happened or is going to ;:; ; FRIDAY

Iti happen to those they love best. Now that the city will have two Bus Lines the next thing to do ta "St'nlce Time". WMIW (CBS) 1600-1625 i
We are not among those fanciful dreamers to get two Busses. Navy; New H"-UMAX 1750-1755'
who believe that this war will end all I waited on a corner for two hours Finally two of them came SATUHDA1".Xa'y lIf'adllnf'-w.JIIP 1835-1840
together. I guess one was ashamed to come alone.
wars. God grant that this may be so, but his The quickest way to get anywheres by Bus is to use a bl<,)'cle. NAS Flier* v"*. Ft. Pierce Amphibious
tory has proven time after time that we will I started from the Station Itb ten days' leave and two days' travel BeVJIIP 1445-1745
have wars' and rumors of wars. With the time When I got to the Railroad Station I only had two days' Halls of 1\lontezlJll1.\WPDQ (1\1) 1800-1830
travel time left. "Navy lngWJAX 1900-1930
development of the modern implements of
I wouldn't say the Busses are old but the one I was riding In SUNDAYUf Xav>"-WJIIP (Blue) 1930-2000 ,
war we should keep in mind that we may not i had Vote for Hoover signs In It.

be as fortunate in the next conflict-that our I save money on my tailor bills though Every time I want my "Bluejacket Choir"-WMBH (CBS) 11051130MONDAY ,
loved ones may not be spared the terror and 1 blues pressed I just take a Bus ride. .aclflc t0ry""WJAX (NBC) 23302400"U.
suffering that with being in the thick The last time I rode the Bun I not only had my blues pressed but .
S, :
cleaned ais well. Navy Uaoll"-WJAX (NBC) 1230-1245
t'i{ of the actual struggle. This should make us As I was getting off I tripped over a bag That's the lat time "Service!' Time"-WMBR (CBS) 1600-1625 .'
many times grateful that we have been I'll take my girl with me. Bill Nalle Bluejacket 1'lanl'Jt-\\'MBR 1630-1645
tb spared that worry this time. --- "Navy News"-WJAX 1750-1755
"Navy Headline' *"-WJIIP 183 -18jO
Yes, the folks back home have had to do aatraaaismcmDaatar4tacoarg T B New Books In AI Okulskl, 1'tanlst-1VPIQ %2115-2130

without some of the gasoline they may have g breezes ga I TUESDAY
wanted. Perhaps they can't buy all the cloth. a Station LibraryThe I Service TlmWlnR: (CBS) 1600-16./$
ing they might desire. Possibly they've had g Salty Humor From I "Navy"Something. for the filrls"-WJAX 1815-1830:
vary Yearbook, Andrew and I1eadlln'lt"-\\'Jln. 1835-1840
to do without a few luxury foodstuffs, but | Here And ThereccaccaDdaaCCDCgDaaCa g Engel. WEDNESDAY ,
most of them have had all of the essentials '! Brooks.The World of Washington Irving I "Service Time"-WMBR (CBS) 1600-1625 \

i of life. In reality the people of America have Poor Seaman"I 1aland and Ituaniii: The Lakt Qoar-- "Navy"Navy New*"-W':JAX 1750-1755
suffered little in comparison with those of ter Century, Cairtwell.DocwaUh /. I1f'a(11Int's"-WJIIP 1835-1840 r
see, according to the papers.that "All Hands on Deck"-V'JIIP 2030-2100
other war torn countries.For nine Chiefs and a Seaman rustic, DuBols.KrnbarrahKinrnt Coffin., -S __ I
were killed in a wieck. "Poor
this the men and women in the service of lllchm. Fisher Q nncDannnncnacDnnannnnnnnaannaanuig
chap. (tur.* to ('brl.taIel! Kilt.
may be thankful. In fact, it might have o I t
Mr. (ifncannon! Ixnurvn the War, Gilpatrlc Divine
been most fitting had a movement been instituted Thought Alike | Services |
Earth: and High llraim, Graham.,
to feature the theme of thankfulnessthat Pilot just after tallspln: "I'll The Tyrant'* War and the Tropic'. JDDUOccccaacQDac0DccciaccalncDDat' H!
bet fifty percent of the people fears ifermens.Furlough .
our loved ones!' had been spared the full down there thought we were goIng Hofllerlnjr.Time Protestant Chapel: Moulin Road and nirmlniham Arenae 1
horror of warfare, in this, our Thanksgiving to be killed that time. Mutt" Have a 'tof.Huxlf'Y.. 0730-!Holy Communion.
Day, 1914,' Student pilot: "Yes, sir! And The Illuod 4.littering I pon the ljlO {ur ;;: 0930-Sunday OOSa-Tralnlng School Center(small Divine chapel service.), !'
fifty percent of the l people. up \Vatfh Out for While f.artu. Nald- vnrenernl; Divine service
While heartfelt and sincere thanks Ish.
t voicing here thought so too." lSI5-Vclper service I
I to the God of all that our loved ones have S nax The(pseud(iratrdiftcrr) .f France, Pertl- Catholle(iti30-Maas.('h.pel: Muslin Road and Dlrmlnihtm ATCOB

t been spared, let us no less ardently express Poeme 1'rohing'. Our. I'rrjudirrs, Powdermnkei. 070O 0830--Mass Mass.! j

a the thought that, as Harriet Prescott Spof- The love of a beautiful maiden The Nail (.a mlrrground, Rica.. Oaao-Mass. I
ford it The love of a staunch true man Grtley'a once penned : .
And the love of unafraid
a baby
"Dear the people coming home Christian elUte Stnltel' Muslin Road sad HUmlB.h.. 1
Have existed since life began; Hiss .
! "Dear glad faces long away, But the greatest love the love of Every kiss has a crimson lining. UX-lSmall(! chapel
loves e 1)ay Saint. Small Chapel corner .r )lostl
"Dear the merry cries, and dear Even greater than that of another Illustration"I and 1000 nirmingham-Mutual meeting. (Wednesday)

"All the glad and happy play. shall now illustrate what I Jewish ham MenueY, Small Chapel
f "Dear the thanks, too, that we give Is the love tender passionate, infinite have In my mind" said the Ensignas Ifn-.Sabbath: Service/ (Friday),
he erased everything from the l-abbath: Service (Saturday). I
J "For all of this; Thanksgiving Day." Of one drunken bum for another. blackboard. 1730-Devotlonl (Tuesday) NAGS and Cecil Field. :I
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23 November, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page Fivo

, Quiz Contest Naval Activities Station Library Proves Popular And ,


': ANSWERS: PAGE :3)J) Don't Close Dovl1Thanksgiving Figures Show Good Circulation Gain.

1. Off the western coast of
()Scotland. In the South Pacific. DayIt's There's one spot on the base solve the problem of waiting lists ever, factual accounts of vatiou
2. (d) Is correct. that keeps growing in popularityas flip popular books phases of the war are much In
time goes on-and before; you "We1 try to procure sufficient demand, she added.
3. No. Bicycles were first placed Work As Usual Here go rushing to conclusions, let us copies of the popular books in percentage of fiction, readis
6n the 'market:In,England In 1863 As U. S. Gets Along With set you straight. It's the station keeping with our budget but the naturally higher than non-fie.tlon .
and in use In the TJS. In 1876 library, located topside of Ship's fact that many borrowers keep but it is not as high aa In
while steam railroads' appeared .Efforts To Win This War Service on Malnslde.The the books long past their due dates public libraries elsewhere, according .
early In the. century library was opened not long offsets this and makes it difficult to Miss Colt.
4. Sarah Bernhardt. .I Today. Thanksgiving Day, is after the establishment of the air for us to satisfy the demand," The library is open weekdaysfrom
.. Helena.5. Doom, The Netherlands; St. Just thousands another working day for the station, and in September. 1941, Miss Emily S. Coit. librarian in 0800 to 2100 and on Sundays
servicemen and
I. women It was operating In the same spot charge explained. She points out from 1200 to 2100. There are
6. and civilian
4' Kentucky-1792; Louisiana personnel at the where It stands today. But the that right now 400 books are over. enough tables and chairs for reading
,:. 1812; Texas--1845; Washington I Jacksonville Naval Air Station as
1899; New Mexico-1912. the nation observes its third war.
T. Darwin is In the north, Mel- time commemoration of that his-
bourne In the south. Darwin hasa torlc day In 1621 when the Pilgrims .
warmer climate being nearer the 1 celebrated their first abundant

equator.8. Thomas R. Marshall' vice I All harvest.operational squadrons will

president under Wilson. work under a full schedule. Regular :.M.
9. Pennsylvania--Lake Erie; In- I hours will be observed by f
diana-Lake Michigan; Minnesota Navy and civilian personnel at Assembly
-Lake Superior. and Repair, Supply, and all
10 (o is correct. other departments. Full crews will
":!. be on duty at the boat facility;
main station personnel will operateat
JPromoted full capacity. The Public Relations -
Office, the Athletic and Welfare -
; departments will all be on the yld 4S
Job. The Post Office will conduct
"business as usual," and the gas
t'fi rationing board will be doling out t ,,.
the like other M
gas coupons Just any
day. -1 #.,f d

i I i However, the day will have Its -
brighter !Hide' too. Thanksgivingdinner Nws

with all the trimmings) ,
4 a will be nerved at the chow hall*.
', The menu, printed elsewhere In n
+ I this issue of the Ja\ Air News, ir,
: will delight the most!> finicky n t :
gourmet and tickle the palateof .
r' even the less food conscious. s
From all indications the com
muted ration men will be diningon
turkey, also. An ample supply library's stock of books has ex due hampering the efficient open research work, and letter writ-
has been obtained for all hands, 'panded tremendously, and its circulation atlon of the library As nava) regulations Ing in the main reading room.
and orders have been taken at zoomed upward In a prohibit levying a pen The magazine reading room Is ex.:
Ship's store Ashore for the traditional steady climb and now stands at alty charge on overdrawn books, tremely popular, and is always
birds. For those who wish almost 4.000 a month. In November it is almost impossible to cut filled
to celebrate Thanksgiving Day on 1943, the circulation was down this practice without the co- In order to provide even better
the 30th, orders may still be placedfor 2,882; in October 1944 it was operation of all borrowers, she books for personnel here, the library .
the grade A select'young tomsor 3,990. While this month's figures j says. As regards the type of is now trying to determine
hens which run from 10 to 14 are not yet. available It is expected -I books that are preferred by sail- Just which new books are desired.
ibs apiece. that they will surpass by ors and WAVES here Miss Colt A clipping appearing elsewhere In
Special Thanksgiving services far those of last November declares that their tastes are simi- this issue of the JAX: Air News
will be held by Chaplain James W. lar to those of men and women
promotion to the rank of In recent months the Welfare may be used for recommendingnew
'Parish at the Proteatant chapel everywhere, with the possible exception I
I.t Comilr for Kdlth L Stalling Department: has tipped the allocution books for the library. In addition -
this evening at 1930. Suitable mu- to the library enabling of books about the war. the librarian on duty is
Director of Women' Reserve for '
u t si" has been arranged, and Shirley of brand "NoveU with the for recommenda.
announced I to purchase scores new war a always glad to take
the \OTC ham been
the aUPlulrtmf'lIt.. Lt. i I Cooper will be the soloist. There I books Even; greater allotmentswill background are not very popular, tions or requests for books, new "
'I will be a reading of the President's be made In the future, It Is and that's understandable" the or old but which the library may J..
umdr. Stalling!*> the first1Yt1'i
Thanksgiving Day procla I understood, but that will not veteran librarian stated. "How- not have.
beappoLuted 1I
; In the command to matlon. __ .
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to that rank, receivedhigh I The bank will be open during
praise In I the letter of recommendation its usual business hours but will ; Ship's Service
from Hear Admiral be closed all day on November 30.
A. C. ,((....aII. Chirr of -- ._- iS< --- M inside Library Suggestion.Coupon
Over TOP [In
NAOTC under whose direct MJ- BOOKS
Throe Guesses Solve
l.-rvl Ulori she ha established and
Title Author
put Into effect the plan for placement
Bond DtiveThe
Filipinos; Eager
of ".\, S on over twentystations

In the command. Sign Language ._......_...._-_....._.. ..._..................._..,....___.._
Ship's Service Department
I is the first department on this
NEW TYPE WATCH I John G. Cole Chief Specialist, station to reach its quota In the --.--....-. ----e""........- ............-......-..--..--.......... '
USCGR relates an interesting experience I Pearl Harbor Day war bond cam.
BILL IS TERMEDA II whlch occurred the

beachhead at Leyte Island on in the palgn. Lt. R. F. Jar'beau, who la --...........-.....-.....-..-................ -........-............-................." .... '
HUGE SUCCESS I I War Bond Officer for the Executive .
Philippines. "A puzzle in friend-
I Department and for Ship's MAGAZINKS
and IIItl"fulln the ," said Cole "was by a
Something new ship posed Service, with the aid of William
shale of a watch bill hall been Invented group of gesticulating/ young Filipinos Pearlman, S2c, has secured pledge
at the WAVE officer quarters who gathered on the flat -..............--.-..--......- .......-......-..............---...-
In an amount exceeding
extending through Novenit beach around a Coast Guard landIng The quota for Ship's Service De-

and part of December. labeled the barge Just a few hours after partment was only 1,300 ), One _................._. ...................._..- -.....-.....-..-......--........-.....-
"(Url Scout" watch bill the document the Initial landing on the island officer purchased live $1,000 bonds
reads: "I his duty I Is. from of Leyte. The Filipino kept
0700( to 2100 and Involves ah, *l Is- pointing eagerly at the Guards- and one $1,000 William bond.Pearlman purchased ...........-..........-..-.........-..........- ...-..........................-......................
tJtuce with dressing and undressing men and they in turn tried to fig-
Lt. Jarbeau reports that the Note On book suggestions, If you know the publisher and
of undies
; laundering ; laundry ure what the Filipinos wanted
pledges are still coming in, and price, tate It. This will make It easier t<> purchase the blNk.
hair toot
of when necessary; swabbing "First a beaker of fresh '
they expect to double this amountby Cut the rouMm[ out and mall to Malnside I.Ibrary.
ears, neck and back; and winding water was passed and was grate-
clock for Sara r:. Hill. Exchange fully taken by the natives. But December 1st. These pledgeswere I' I I
. of watch may !he made if they still kept pointing. I all secured from N-avy per-
MiiUablp relief Is arranged." "Next a carton of K rations sonnel in Ship's Service Depart- MacArthur 'Foiled'Says GI Helps Wife Mail
ment, and this record is Indicative I II
The object of the
handicapped, was passed. But the pointing kept
girt scouting, Lt. (Jg) Hill, madea up., I of the fine spirit of cooperation Jap Agency Own Christmas Gift

Friday. noon under the Influenceof boys ripped off his tattered blouse I I ment. -- il' ii JL* PACIFIC (CNS) Here's the SALISBURY, N. C. (CNS) -
imVxK"(cted floor wax, fracturing and held it up and gestured anew
a wrist.' Willing neighbors. of at the Coast Guardsmen. The Idea ; 1,000 B-29s Coming Up! I Domel news agency version of Sgt. Allen Hartman arrived homeon

the west wing have manned. the clicked, and that afternoon the how Gen. Douglas MacAithur !' a 30-day leave from Trinidad
watrh list.WASHINGTON"CNS. crew of the barge returned to their SEATTLE (CNS)-The Boeing would react to announcement of'
I He helped his wife pack Mi Christ.
'f) transport stripped of their sturdy Aircraft Company has received a Can Tomoyukl Yamashlta. the I
)=An in- shirts of bright blue dungaree. In I, new contract from the War Department I "conqueror of Singapore" as Japanese mas present then mailed the package
ventor has applied here for a patent the name of friendship they had for 1,000 B-29 Super commander in the Philip to Titnidad. He'll find out
on a machine that monograms literally given their Filipino com- I fortresses, C. L Egtvedt, Boeing' pines: "Curses! Foiled again!" i what's in it on Dec. 25.
waffle. rades the shirts off their backs." chairman, announced. I
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Star Spangled Ft. Pierce Amphibs Run Headon j

Into Crippled Fliers Here Saturday At 1500 -- ,


Continued I.'roml-age One ... ,
leader with the Chicago Cardinal pros; Don fleece of Missouri; Clyde I!" '
Jeffery of Stanford; Lee Bruckner of Michigan State; John Polinskiof f '1

THE STARTING LINEUPSThe Wake Forest, and other backfield aces.
Up front in the line the Amphibs are fortified by such proven and f" < .,' ", '

probable starting lineups : tested standouts as Hampton Pool, end, from the Chicago Bears; Bo

Cohenour, Texas' famed tackle;
Ft. Pierce POSe NAS Fliers Cliff Heffelfinger, Ohio State I'aurol Says

Cliff Heffelfinger LE Tommy Bishop guard; and Bill Godwin Georgia's Here's Coach Don Faurot's t
giant center, just to mention a .t ::.
battle statement: "Ft.
pre-game ,
Frank Smagacz LT Wade Walker $' ,.;J
Pierce has great club. They
Bo Cohenour L G John Hanzel few.The Amphibs are heavily favored should beat a us about four '; ;,,\

Robert Sutter C Brad Ecklund but they will be meeting touchdowns with all the power t .1.1f
Bill Godwin their stiffest competition of the unless team > !1:
RG Bill Kirkpatrick they've got, our J .
Joe Keenan :P. T John season when they run headon into Improves greatly on defense. I '-
Janusas "
the Fliers. The Station also is a Bill .1
don't see how we can stop
Hampton Pool RE Elwood Lester contender for the southeast serv- Daley (All-America Michiganace '
NickVazylik QB Joe Brown ice title, having won four out of ), along with such outstanding .
Bill Daley LHB Kit Kittrell five scraps! from rival army, Navy stars as Don Reece, Les "

Jack Brown RIm Johnny Donaldson and marine elevens. Bruckner, John Polanskl. Mar- .d

Don Reece FB Al Granchelli Clipping off an average of 28 shall Goldberg, Jack Boone, ENSIGN HILL DALEYIn
points per game, the Fliers havean H. L. Bradford and Bob Metz 220-pound t Half back Bill I
Referee, II. J. Welsh; umpire, \V. D, Barfield; field judge, offense-minded outfit which has ler and Jack Boone. No, I can't the Ft Pierce Amphibs have a smas fD

George Wood; head linesman, Archie Carter. improved each week as the season see how we'll halt those fine Ing Ten star team who at Minnesota landed on In 1942 the and-
progressed. Operating from the backs, especially with such men the All-Conference and America
baffling T formation-the same up front as Bill Godwin, Hampton elevens while he wua12 student \

...- .1...\. Hfe: .rw- '- .. ...'. ..... style of play used by the Am Pool, Lee Artee, Cliff Hof- at Michigan giant; last Is fall The 12.7 powerful
running averaging yards
:: 'L-- : .1 .: -.t" .:y!!!! phibs-Coach Faurot's Fliers are felflnger and Don Cohonour." every time he carries the ball for Ft.

?, 1 I I e CJporr.s :4" always dangerous and the threatof Pierce this year.
? : an upset-is ever present.
() .,. However, the Station's victory
RUTh.SAV '-4"" chances grew slimftier after last NAS Jolts Army 26-19 In
week's bruising 26-19 win over ,
..,., : :,!" ,, :/' the rough Fourth Infantry Raid-
"E: '. ''! "
; .
... ;..f.f/ ',:", ':!P.-, ,, Jf ers. In winning the terrific 'Roughest Game Of ''Em All
.' '. the Fliers took lJadph"slcal
..,..... ,1"t.,...:.:.. .. .J.fkl iv"/+ ;$, struggle pounding. a
)>''''i... t
",lf ..... _,, ,. eoI\ Jacksonville Naval Air Station
,J .)i;.t1.'fi.- ,.... .._. C _... ,.. '. _-..-;, t\. Leckonby Topping, the topflight injury quarterback list is Bill, 26; Fourth Infantry 19. Statistics \

who is bum knee. "TilE ROUGHEST GAME) I The statistics: Jax.NAS Ft.Bnjr. "
By Bernard Kahn Y3c hampered by a Yards '
gained rushing 313 110
Leckonby is expected to playas EVER SAW. IT WAS BRUTAL Passes attempted 2 10 .
If it hadn't been for the roster of the famed
Ft. Pierce much as possible Saturday, but he :" Passes completed 1 8 .
squad he picked up Saturday night\ at Jax Beach Head Coach Passes Incompletea 0 2Passes
definitely is not In the proverbial A veteran football observer who Intercepted by opptf. 0
and Scout Don Faurot of the Fliers might have decided he pink. Johnny Donaldson and Gus had been covering big league grid Yards from passes J 128 .;
,wasted Letchas, the Fliers' fleet-footed Total yds. from scrimmage 340 :288 ,
an evening shadowing the Amphibious Assassins competition for a score of years First downs 18 15
in a 48-2 rout of a game but sadly outclassed Mayport eleven. Georgia, duet, sustained bad bruises -Sam Butz, erstwhile sports edi- Number of punts l 2 '
and have been sitting out Punts, SO CO :
prac- tor of the Florida Times-Union yardage
For his pains in traveling to the beach Faurot saw the tice this week. Only bright spotin passed that terse commentary Sat. Punts yards returned K2 9 )..

AAF (Amphibs' Assault Forces run off -just- a-- -few- .. imn'A an otherwise dreary picture is urday afternoon after witnessingthe Penalties Fumbles recovered yards 68 1 X 0

plays. They were elemenary, -----r-- the hope that George Faust, star withering game at Mason Fumble, recov'd by oppts. 1 0
text-book maneuvers, since fullback, who has been out with Individual Yardage t.alned-Donald-
any- Playing Coach Field and, amen, he hit the nail son 136, Lctchas. 110; Brown 41.
thing more complicated wasn'tl1eeded injuries for two weeks, will be right on the head.

to vanquish Mayport. The able to rejoin the squad and par- The Mason gridiron was a ver- turned out. The comparatively
Amphibs, aware of the scouts In ticipate fully in the showdown itable "no man's land" for 60 slim audience of ,OOOas

the stands, played under wraps with Ft. Pierce. minutes of total football war. No brought roaring to its feet time
and kept a mask on their of- rS and time both teams
The Amphibs will arrive early back alley brawl was ever more again am
fense. In fact, Ft. Pierce didn't : and take a light workout at Mason bitter and blistering than the bat- scored every time they got their
even bother to bring several ace w < Field Friday afternoon. There are tle between the giant-sized Infantry hands on the ball In the first

performers, who took leave and some observers who think that a Raiders, a skyscraping squadof half.
husbanded their strength for the s- 'vf S light workout is all Ft. Pierce will behomeths who fought furiously The hard-won victory ennancea

southeastern service showdownwith get Saturday, too, but the Fliers' and viciously, and the Station's the Fliers prestige and boosted
Jacksonville NAS's Fliers faithful followers are confident the Fighting Fliers, who spotted 20 their stock in the race for the

here Saturday. Amphibs will have to go all out pounds per man and gave as muchas southeastern service title, but the
But Faurot didn't return to this to win, if they win at all. they took.It terrific pace took a toll on the

Station empty-handed. Besides <= was a punishing free-for-all, squad. The Fliers come up for

viewing an unbeaten, untied powerhouse U and a spectacular! game to oe their big game here Saturday with
that packs sheer malice in Service FootballJacksonville from the fans' viewpoint, but the the unbeaten, untied Ft. Pierce

its dynamite-laden backfield, the smallest crowd to attend a foot. Amphibs battered, bruised and
Flier coach brought back a Ft. NAS, 26; Fourth Infan ball attraction here this season laden with injuries to key performers
Pierce roster and this document try 19.Army. .

Is so replete with familiar, respected Navy, 32 62;; Purdue Penn 7.0. Lieut. In the final analysis, it was the

names that it reads like an all. Camp Amphibs, 19; Caroo- McDonoughSays Fliers' speed and deception augmented
star! assemblage. Names like Da- Peary (Va.), ; North by the gallant line's spirit.ed .
lina 7.
ley, Goldberg, Artee, Pool, Polan- Cherry Preflight Point Marines, 35; Chatham Farewell To fight against the rough and
ski, Bruckner, Reece, Heffelfinger Field, 0 tough Raiders that swung the
Cohenour, Boone, Metzler, Albert, Iowa Preflleht 51'; Missouri. 0. Station Sports
Field tide of battle and offset the Army's -
Randolph 54: Southwestern, 0.
Keenan, Tripson, Godwin, Wazy.Ilk
Navy Plebes 58; Richmond AAB. 0 Lieut Martin J. tremendous power. Gus Let-
etc., etc., et cetera. Olathe Navy, 0 Kansas (Martv) Mc-
; State 0 (tie) Donough chas of Thomasville, Ga., a fleet-
To MW_ the_ liken_ of_ those All- s Great Lakes. 32; Marquette 0. whose name has been
-- ----- --- '- .1k'., ._ Second Air Force 47: Washington 0. synonymous with Station sports footed open field runner, and
America and All-Pro gridiron One of the best ends in foot Third Infantry (Ft Bennlng), 7, MI- for some two years, will bid fare- Johnny Donaldson of Jesup, Ga.,
greats we'd pay our way In. ball Is Ensign Hampton Pool ami NATO 6. well to his a brilliant offensive player, co-
Navy PT Boat 13; Holy Cros, ]2. many friends here
While Faurot was staggering above, playing coach for the Ft. Third Air Force 41; Maxwell Field next week when starred in the Navy backfieldBill
through the star-spangled roster, Pierce Amphibs, who play the 7. he checks out Leckonby, the Fliers' pro
another Flier scout (who has seen Fliers here Bainbridge (Md.) Navy, 33; Camp and an
Saturday. Pool, a Lejeune, 6. for the Pacific ace, was a marked man
the Amphibs in action In three lanky 230-pounder, is especially Camp Lee. 33; Fort Monroe, 13. Coast and a : early game injury dulled his lus
games: ) was giving all listeners a fast for a big man. lie starerd El Toro Marines, 42; Fort Bliss. 0. new assignment 1 .. tre. When Leckonby retired from
lesson in English grammar. Lt. for the Chicago Bears In pro Navy Keesler, 0.Georgia. Field 33; Algiers (La.) .. the game the burly Raiders singled

Marty MacDonough one of Faurot's ball and for Stanford in his collegiate Prefllght. 30; Daniel Field. As manager out Donaldson and Letchasfor
aides, who, incidentally, O.
ships days. Pool coaches the of the Fliers' the scrap pile and gang tac-
out next week has Miami NATC 30; Havana l'. 13
Amphibs, as well baseball kled small
aft placing (Tuesday game). club in the comparatively
16-cylinder, 24-karat adjectivesfor right end.Synthetic, ItIntra.Squaclron the 1943 and backs, inflicting Injuries upon
the Amphibs he used such
19 4 4 seasons, them both. The Georgia duet received -
words as greatest, most skillful, Cage McDonough won side injuries

fastest, hardest hitting, most agile, Ml Share Is a renutation as "The boy played good hard
League Under
largest, best passing, best blockIng Way a winner. The football" Coach Don Faurot
best tackling, best punting, Volley League Lead After more than a week's com- 1943 Fliers Pi:, ., Continued on Page Seven

best receiving, best running, and Synthetic and MI, winners of petition in the round-robin intra- posted a record II. \\: ----.
i, so on to describe the Ft. Pierce two games without defeat, are squadron basketball series which of 34 wins and McDonough
juggernaut co-leading the WAVES Volleyball includes 12 teams from MFOTU( ) of 34 wins and 10 losses and Proposes Fliers In tJ
It Is the concensus of the "grid League. The standings: adn VF No 5, MFOTU's) Ord- tured the state semi-pro championship !I

guessperts": that Ft. Pierce will MI won two and lost nine nance division shares the lead with This past season the Fliers
; Syn-
Hog the Fliers by anywhere from thetic 2-0; VM 1-1; Parachute V4-A of VF No. 5, Wing No 1 of had an enviable mark of 32 vic Post-Season Game?

three to six touchdowns, and by Loft 1-1; Supply 1-1; Officer 1-1 MFOTU( ), and Ground Training, tories against eight defeats. Mc-

all logic we admit "our" gallantbut WAVES Unit 0-2; NAOTC 0-2. ; a both team outfits.composed of cagers from Donough is a former Texas league A proposal for the Station Fliers

green outfit are the under- -- baU Dlaver." n. to play a poet-season "War Bond"
pups. The past, the present and football game downtown in Municipal
the future are stacked against the Stadium has been offered
Jax Juveniles like a cold deck I Game Called On Account Of War .1 by Arnold Finnefrock. sports ed-

of cards in a kindergarten poker itor of the Jacksonville Times-
game. Union.
Even if Faurot rolls his Fliers Game called off on account of war! An early season leg injury has kept Ritchie However, that is all it Is-a proposal
onto Mason Field at full strength, The first sporting event knocked out by World on the sidelines most of the season, but two -for it would have to meet
and it's a cinch that won't hap War II happened on December 7, 1941, at Pearl other combat vets are playing for the Fliers. with Navy approval before it could

pen for all four starting backs are Harbor, relates ACMM Eugene Ritchie of the Jolly Charlie Keown, ARM1c, a burly even be considered. To date the
1 "' Flier football squad here. guard,
'crippled after Saturday's vicious served with a B24 unit for one Navy has frowned upon having
t battle; even if the Fliers patchup Ritchie was quarterback for the Kaneohe Na- in the Guadalcanal and New year.Guinea They operated teams play off the bases.
val Air Station eleven theatres
their pass defense and even if which was to play the and Keown, who halls from Mt. Vernon "A number of patriotic anti
they get the majority of the University of Hawaii that Sunday afternoon, but Wash, returned to the States this public spirited citizens of Jacksonville -
past February
breaks, the experts insist the Sta- instead of passes the air was filled with Japanese would like to arrange a
tion couldn't nossibly muster the bombs and the island was devastated."I po4t-6eaon for the stadium -
Marine 1st Lt. Francis game
manpower and finesse or the sim- forgot all about that game and never side Mattingly of. Ingle- with the Fliers one of the
thought of It again for months Ritchie fullback, piloted
ple homely football to win. says sair in the Solomons a Cor- participating teams, and tie It
a Seattle boy, who was among the first casualties and was In on the Rabaul "
However this In with loan drive,
writer has no raids, strafing the Jap-held the 10.a1Var .,
of the war. lie was wounded In the Flnnefrock
pretensions about "ex- asserted.
being an
pert" and so anything we nose, chest, arms and legs by shrapnel. Football may look like a killing game to the Finnefrock pointed out that the....
be held against us. We have Ritchie recovered and later flew with the famous fans in the stands, but to these war vets who Army-Navy game has been transferred -
die-hard faith in the Fliers and Blackcat Squadron which played havoc have been playing a more deadly game for keeps from Annapolis to Balti-
with the Japs at Midway and Guadalcanal its mild as milk toast.
it Je our opinlon-don't crowd more, giving the game back to
Continued Bond booster.



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_.' I JAX AIR NEWS Paae Seven j

The Runway A & R Decorated i I

Continued From Page Six Cops OpenerIn At" Hospital Saturday \'

folks-that the Station "will put Playoffs For i I!' '
up a strong showing, providing the j
breaks lean in the right direction, : 'j

1Jfi"t.>' which ia Jacksonville's in this Football CrownThe 1
case. We want to live to be old,
And BO we are not so bold as to ,
give you a bum steer by prophesy. power-packed A & R crew,
unbeaten this J
season, got off to
Ing that the Fliers will 1
upset the y
flying start in the Station touch Ja
the Amphibs' applecart.
football r
playoffs by defeating Per-
This we do emphatically opine sonnel, 12 to 0. L ..
Ft. Pierce Is going to be up A & R produced both touchdowns
against a scrapping squad that in the second half on aerials from
speaks the Amphibs' language Ramsay to Kanaczet and Ahearn.
TNT from the T formation. The Only one panic In the round
:Amphibs won't be robbing pen. robin playoffs for the championship .
nice from the baby's bank, as has has been played. The it N
been the case In their one-sided series continues through 4: December ,,,.
contests with admittedly weak according to the playoff
Chatham Field, Miami NATTC schedule made up this week. .
and Miami U. The playoffs involve the four top >t
teams from both the National and .1 v'.'
The Fliers, in six games, have American leagues, making a total
demonstrated a prolific offense of eight clubs battling for the
Jacksonville has amassed a total
of 1,619 yards by rushing and title.However a three-way tie exists 4
486 yards via aerials, and that's for fourth place in the American
covering a lot of real estate. The league. Boathouse, T4 and the ;1 I... ,

:Fliers' six rivals have gained 692 Hospital are knotted for the No. 4 .L* -, I
.,. yards by land and 435 yards by slot and they are staging a show- I

; air, which indicates the Navy club down to decide which one of the .. JI ,
..follows the old maxim that a good three teams will enter the final '- ... ,"- w-', : .
offense is the best defense.In playoffs. Captain John J. O'Malley, commanding officer, U. S. Ts"a\al Hospital, poses with recipients of awardsat

sum total, the size of the In addition to A & R and Per Saturday Inspection ceremonies. Left to right they are, Carpt"nter'slate:! 3c; Elmer II. Yelvlngton,
Ft. Pierce score Saturday depends sonnel, other teams in the play- who received the Bronze Star Medal; Lt. Jg) Doran S. Weinstein, who received a permanent citation
largely upon the extent of offs are VPB, VF4 Ordnance, 0 & of the Air Medal, and Marine Corporal Dwight DeLoach, who received the Purple Heart Medal.

the injuries suffered by Bill Lec- G and Seaman Guard.
konby, Johnny Donaldson, and W t NAS Jolts ArmyIn :
Gus Letchas, not to mention Star NAS Choir On
George Faust, who has been lame Sacrifices Game OFFICER
tor two weeks.
Honors To Lead WJAX
A Flier victory is not probable, Continued From Page Six THE WEEKPractical SaturdayThe
but some of us die-hards think it
is definitely possible. if the squadis Second TeamHonors said, "but our pass defense waa Naval Air Station Choir of
at physical peak. very poor. Penalties hurt us pret- 175 voices will
and headlines go to the ty bad.nJacksonville be heard on the
Licensed Mayhem Flier regulars, but the reserves doa weekly broadcast of "Navy
lot of the work. punched across two Wings" over WJAX Saturday 25
Come what may Saturday, it'sa Several times this season the touchdowns in the first quarterand November at 1900.
sure thing Ft. Pierce can't be Flier first string has found itself two more lit the final period G a- The choir, under the direction
any bigger or rougher than the stymied, and the second team has while' the Infantry counted once I of Chief Specialist Frank Marsteller -
giant-sized Fourth Infantry RaId- come into the game and turned inhe first quarter, once in the is composed of sailors, Marines
ers, who reluctantly bowed to the the tide. For instance, two weeks second stanza and again in the and Waves from the Naval
Fliers, 26-19; if they were any ago the Third Infantry tacked up game when the Fliers had the win 4D Air Station and the Naval Air
bigger they'd be in a sideshow instead a 7-0 lead on the Flier regulars. in the bag.Leckonby. Technical Training Center.
of the service. The Am- The Station second team played and Letchas set up c ; Gr Saturday's program will be built
phibs may beat the Fliers, but the second quarter and tied up the the first marker. Then Donaldson around the Thanksgiving theme
they won't beat them up like the game 7-7 by halftime, and the circled his right end, faked Mary- and will feature Ensign Myrtle I
tameless Infantry behempths did. Fliers went on to win. land's Tommy Mont and raced 17 Mauldin and Yeoman Shirley
The Ft. Pierce vets are too smartto Sparkplug of the second string yards for a score. Ft. Benning Cooper as soloists.
sacrifice effectiveness for unnecessary Is Allie White, who has sacrificed returned the compliment when it The program will include the following
roughness. a starting assignment with took the kickoff. The Infantrymen numbers:
, We don't know what the Army the regulars in order to fill the marched for a touchdownwith "Hymn to Joy"-Beethoven.
'- cooks are feeding those Fourth role of leader on the reserve line. Al Conci. 240-pound Univer- "Prayer of Thanksgiving" -
Infantrymen, but it must be raw White, former TCU tackle who sity of Penn, battering ram, bor- Netherlands Folk Song.
meat. Never in a decade of reporting later played pro ball for the ing through the core of the line. "Thanks Be To God"Dickson.Sung .
football have we ever seena Philadelphia Eagles, is one of Conci crashed one yard for the by Wave Yeoman Shirley
team as sadistic and savage on the standout linesmen on the tally capping a 60 yard drive. Cooper.
the gridiron as were those soldiers squad, yet he does not appear in The Army kicked off and the "Lord of the Years"-Ernest
with the abnormal pituitary the starting lineup. Fliers continued the non-stop Charles.
glands. White is the pepper-upper in the journey Into the end zone. Let- 6 "I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes"-

There were times when the ex- reserve line, the player who servesas chas unreeled a magnificent 46- Hoofmeister. Solo by Ensign Myr
tra curricular activities made it an example to his teammatesand yard dash and followed it up tle Mauldin.
look more like a bullring than a leads 'em in battle. It's a with another scintillating 16- "Our GoOur Help In Ages
gridiron. thankless Job, especially for a pro yard romp to put the ball in Past
star who could start in almost any striking distance of the goaL application of the skill "America the Beautiful."
Perhaps the officials should
not be scolded for lineup, but White has accepted it Donaldson started around end and experience gathered in civil- The broadcast will originate in .
amongst those without a murmur of complaint.Allie from the 11-yard stripe, reversed Ian life to his post here keynotesthe the All Saints Chapel aboard thf
manhandling, man
knows how Important the unsung his field and wiggled througha naval career of Lt. Comdr. Joe Naval Air Station.
they were lucky to alive.But .
It did appear to observers reserves are to a coach. maze of red-shir soldiers to A. Adams, Ship's Service Officer -W t-
in the press box that the officials %=?7i -i cross the payoff line. of the Jacksonville Naval Air Sta- Eight Hellcats Pounce

were negligent In not calling Unabated the touchdown parade
piling-on penalties for the Baltimore LandsArmyNavy marched on as soon as the Infan- tion.The capable, energetic officer's On Thirty Zeros

rules were flagrantly violated I try received the kickoff. Phil Es- first love is merchandising, and There were more than 30 Zerosin
'. by the Raiders In this respect GameThe tenik, Dick Weber and DynamiteDick he has ample opportunity to pur- the enemy formation but eight
. McPhee, a human tank who sue it directing the destinies of Grumman
The game provided the fans Hellcats of Air Group 32
.5' starred at fullback for Georgia's the various Ship's Service activi-
with an opportunity to see Clyde December 2 Army-Navy (based aboard) an IndependenceClass
Johnson (No. 45)), one of the out- football game-which shapes up 1942 Rose Bowl kingpins, plowed ties on mainside. carrier) destroyed 21 of them
' standing linesmen In captivity. as the grid battle of the year, if from their own 37 to the Flier 25. Born in Bowersville, Ga., on and sent the others scurrying
Johnson, a six-foot-six, 260-pound not the century-has been trans- i Kyle Cutchin of Kentucky then April 4, 1908, he still considersthe home to Truk without a single
. Goliath, made All-America tackle ferred from secluded Annapolisto uncorked a pass to Estenik on the small town in the northeast American casualty.
at the University of Kentucky, and Baltimore's Municipal Stadium. four-yard line. McPhee bombedthe corner of the state as his home. That wild encounter of April 29,
he lived up to the honor here. lie's I It was President Roosevelt himself line twice to go over. After completing his education in highlighted a combat tour cf Air
one of those rare human speci- who tipped the scales In favor It was 13-13 at halftime, and the public schools there, young Group 32 which saw 109 enemy
mens who is not only as big as the of shifting the game and giving neither team had minted in the Adams went, to Orlando, Fla., to planes destroyed in the air and on
" side of a barracks, but he also is it back to the public, according game. join a statewide cnam 01 iooa the ground, 28 ships sunk or probe
well proportioned. lie's 260 pounds to news reports. The play was bitter as worm- stores in 1926. For the next 16 ably sunk and 51 other enemy ves-
:,",' of all man, and that ain't Spam. United Press reported that an wood in the scoreless third quar- years, until he received his com-
Johnson stood out over the Fliers Intra-cabinet deadlock on the Issue ter when the rough stuff reachedits mission in the Navy, he remained
and even his own huge teammates of shifting the game was bro- peak. A great coffin corner with the company, forging ahead
like a giraffe in a daschund ken- ken by the President. Secretary punt by Mont put the Fliers backon from a packing clerk to a top F1ash1Tt! !
nel. One of the other Infantry of the Navy Forrestal and Secretary their one-yard line. Donaldsoncame executive position.His .
tackles ; of the Treasury thru in the clutch and of -
a mere 245-pound shaver, Morgenthau first position responsibility
was dwarfed by him. However If favored the switch, but Secretaryof sprinted to midfield to pull the came when he was made Here's good news for all
other tackle fell below par in War Stimson and Director Johnson Station out of a dangerous situ manager of one of the stores in you hep-cats. Tony Pastor
"the) he tried to*make up for it of the ODT strongly opposed ation. Letchas paired with Don Orlando. Next he was put in and his orchestra will give
wearing a cast on his arm and it- aldson and the Georgia duet car- charge of the store in Ft. Pierce. out with the hot jive at a
employing it like a lead-pipe. And Annapolis Field seat only 18- ried to the Infantry 22. An off In 1933 he assumed charge of a.
you can't blame a guy for trying, '56 fans while the Baltimore sta- sides penalty and a roughness district with headquarters in Day- sizzling ship's dance, Wednesday
canya? dium accommodates 63,000. The penalty in succession moved the tona Beach. From 1937 to 1938 evening, 20 December -
will be tied ball to the seven as the fourth headed the mainside
ThiS is not a story abOut loot- game up with the he the district which was at auditorium
ball atrocities. For as Lt. Stanley Sixth War Loan bond drive. quarter opened. Letchas went to based at Miami. During the period It's part of Wel
-; Culp, a veteran grid observer, says, the two. George Faust, game fullback from 1938 to 1942, he was in fare's Christmas
Bowlers veteran, playing with a crip- charge of the district which had program
, "if those soldiers fight Hitler and Kasting Tops
, pled leg, cracked the line and its headquarters in Jacksonville.In for you, so mark up the
. Tojo like they fought us, more Hasting, with a total of 557, led lunged over. date
: to 'em." August 1942 he was com- on your calendar.
power the "Flar-a-Way" weekly playoff
38-yard punt return by Let-
W t tr missioned as a lieutenant and was
at the Malnside bowling
alleys. chas and Al
Granchelli's line
ripping ordered to Quonset Point, R. I., siasm is the refreshment
Dick Hunt Loses The high single game this week and tand-
paved the path for the clincher.
was a 255 rolled by Thompson. for Indoctrination. Upon comple wich stand which operates at the
-r Sailors broke even in boxing s.u---- Kit Kittrell came into the tion of this training, Lt. Adams football games.In .
bouts downtown night at fray and on his first play he spi NAS
Tuesday Bon Voyage reported to Jacksonville as high school he was on the
the Arena. Jack Larrimore, Miami ralled a nifty 27-yard touchdownpass assistant Ship's Service Officer in baseball, basketball, and football
welterweight, decisioned Sailor Two well known sports figures into the arms of Tommy October, 1942. On 1 May 1944 he teams, and he still has an, active,
Dick Hunt in the 10-round main aboard the Station have shipped Bishop the Fliers' standout end was named Officer-ln-Charge, relieving I interest in sports. When spot
event In a slambang semi-final, 'out recently. Lt. Don Cross, ace who played last year for a Jack- Lt. Comdr. George M. Keffer. him at a station football you
Al Reid, 145-pound bluejacket, third sacker for the Flier base- sonville high school who was detached for duty notice him bouncing back
punched out a four-round verdict ball team, and J. Bee Harper, S2c, Ft. Benning took to the air to overseas. Just two weeks ago, on and forth between his two interests -
over Oliver Hamm, ex-soldier. prominent Southern football official produce its desperate last counter.A 11 November 1944, he was pro- I -the game and the refreshment -
j i have departed._ long distance 44-yard aerial moted to lieutenantcommander.Under stand.
Qi- from Mont, who was the nation's Comdr. Adams'
Not very long before he enteredthe
Lightning \Ie.\ Devaney Says;: fifth ranking collegiate in
passer Service has
grown service, on 4 April 1942
waJ) Clyde Jeffery, one of the backs Gag writer Eddie Morgan says 1942, was taken by Al Anderson In size and scope The Anchorageat Comdr. Adams married the former,
, for the Ft. Pierce Amphibs football he has it on good authority that of Illinois on the Station four Seaplane Point was brought Miss Frances Mary Davis of
; outfit, is a former Stanford Frank i Sinatro will never' again where he waa dropped. :McPhee into being since he assumed chargeof Jacksonville. Their home is at
:L track star. Jeffery ran the 100 visit the White House.. During his mauled the line twice to go over the department, and he helped 2935 Post Street. .
f. yards officially in 9.4 seconds inV recent visit with FDR, Fala dragged I and reduce the Navy lead to seven plan the WAVES Ship's Service Ills only brother, U. W. Adams,
a sanctioned A.A.U. meet at San him out into the backyard and I points as the murderous melee store. Another accomplishment is a lieut-colonel with the 8th
" Francisco in 1040. tried to bury him ended. that has been greeted with enthu- armored division in France.


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Page Eight CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS 23 November, 1944


Civilian Employees' News I Scotch TourneyBut Wrong
t Personnel Relation Office, Bldg 13 You'll Win Way&I
-7' Telephone Extension 8333

The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Ja\: Air
News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's Only A TurkeyA a
t Civilian Employees and Is sponsored by the f (t

Employees' Association! for Civil Senlce Employees Scotch Golf Tournament using
Officer only two golf balls during the entire -
.j. William O. Kincaid, President Phillip D Myers, Treasurer Tournament, was held at the
Polly Vetter, Secretary Brentwood Municipal Golf Courseon
Directors a Sunday November 5th, for
George H. Martin Mell C. Jackson members of the Naval Air Golf
t Frank H McKinley Donald A. Wood Club I J
.. Phillip D. Myeis Kenneth M. McDuffle This was a novel type of tour-
1. Daniel R. Whlddon William O. KincalJ nament where players are paired r
Polly Vetter and play as a team throughout the ,
J News Reporting Staff tournament. Team members alternate -
Assembly and Repair: shots.using only one ball between t

Maintenance ................................................................Walter Riviere them. r
Accessories .W. T. Martin Frances Hanchey Mary Markham The entire tournament was played +
Metal and Machine................Delma E. Register "Slim" Tyler I on one day having three nine "
Engine Overhaul ..........................................................LI ilia Lindsay hole rounds. The winners of the
Progress ...........................,.......---.-...........................Tom Quinn two flights were as follows:
Aircraft Overhaul ........................................._.........Amelia Draw'dy First night \
i Interim Overhaul ................_....._..................._..............Laura Adams Winner: L. E. Gray-W. Nelson. '
I Production Eng. .................._......__........_...................Don Ragin Runner-up: R. Whiddon-C. B. :
1 Production Eng. ;:................................................................ J. H Silver Jones. ( ,
IVb Employees .......................-._....................................Adeline Joels Consolation: E. D. Stewart-D. C. ,, -;
and Survey: .
Aircraft Overhaul .........................._...._.............Muriel E. Mitchell Second Flight : 7. '' :
Supply Dept ..........................-..........-................................Ruth LoveA. Puckett Winner: B.V.. Bradshaw-K. L. \ .'J ,. .'t 0

& R. Depts Ruth C Ralsch Ora L. Dixon Priscllla Glenn Runner-up: M W. Teckeurst-G. \ !) ,
Sara Verner R. Gagnon Edna Hammer L. King. :;
Catherine ClevelandPublic
Consolation: H. S. Landing-C. r- .1 4

Work Dept...................Ethel Shanahan Barbara Faulkner Reiter. )' 4 ,,, s 4
Ethel Mathews Carolina Howell Civilian employees of the Naval Rit(4MS "t
Louise Abraham Air Station are invited to join the "
Supply'! Department....................................... .......,........_...Lisette Temple Naval Air Golf Club and are urgedto : {
contact C. Field, Ext. 729 01 W t'
Ext. 8218.SAFETY .

I Inspection And Survey Department -- .* ( ''i; '' w, -

Metal Machines & Accessories Div. SLANTS I .\ Mire way... to become- >"tied" to your job. :Mr. Edgar II, \\atson,

By F.. P. Armntror I :Metal and Machine\ Division of t't K shows us a sure way to acompllNli -
Huth C. UaNch, Reporter I Safety Knslnrrr: (' Just that by wearing a ne('k-tle while operating a grinder.If .
Ansn"ers to last week's "Quiz Here's Man Who Good Housekeeping and what It : :\Ir. Watson's tie fthouM lie caught; in the moving purls of this
K' lum." means to you. Let's see how we grinder hf"'" liable to be "tied up" for some time, however lie would
I Wants Letters stack up on this more likely be "tied"- to the hospital bed rather than to his Job.
1. The average pressures taking Of course at home when you are Several of the violations of SAFE working: practices are also to
place In the cylinder during the From Friends are through eating it's perfc'ctly be observed here, according to Mr.; Watson, who HO "'Inlily'ulun-
power stroke I natural to toss the knife, fork and teered for this week's pictures. Please note that the grimier shield-
2. The chemical uniting of fuel I The following letter wan received spoon on the floor; also if you have Is not In place, leaving an exposed revolving shaft: a loose tie chain
and oxygen or simply burning. Or- i by the Editor last week, I II carved the roast and there is noth- dangles from his watch packet: "It"f"hang loosely about hU wrists
rfinaUly 15 parts air to one of I which It being published for Interest '- ing left but the bone you just brush which 'an erj easily' catch In the moving parts of the machine,
fuel. I i of the many ('o-workf'r"l it off the table to the floor anil and he I Is even grinding his material against\ the rotation of the wheel
3. 1. Cooling--2. Acts as a flywheel of tbisSupply past pml'lo)' you are all set for the next act. To rather than with! It.
V --3. Thrust. i I i Department: wit: You get up from the table,. The most ob'lou.'lol.lIon I Is his disregard for the sign on tine
4. Low test fuel burns more rap- Company 19YI: I step on the bone, fall and the knife machine which reads, "1)o not U'Ie"It- hout goggles!"
I Center cuts the fork sticks Into your
Idly. U.S.a"lil: Training I you. -- -- --
5. Safety and more complete Great Lake, Illinois hide and the spoon flies up and hits
combustion I 28: October, 1914. you. in the EYE- Right WayCarelessness
6. Longitudinal stability. i My Dead 1'rlemU", and Fellow SILLY ISN'T IT ? I
7 Lateral stability I' workers: Well, believe it or not vou do
8 To. give the plane a slower 'I In sending you nij best regards ridiculous things with similar results ,
landing speed by increasing drag I also wish to Hay thatI while at your work. You
I, resistance plus greater lift. I 1 miss each and every one ofI brush pieces of material off of your
9. Shear load. I I you very nnu h. bench on the floor, you drop a
10. Compression, tension, shearIn I think the :Navy Is the bent screw-driver or wrench or oil can
*, toision, bending.: I I branch of service' one can get, and do not pick it up at once and
Wednesday morning 'and "Oh still It get rather lonesome you are all set for a dive.
whet a beautiful morning. Oh: without any news from your I Keep your work area free from
What a beautiful day-The weather I friends you left behind.I objects that will cause accidents.
is lovely tho gosn\ don't we all am now In "Boot Training"at I Management goes to the expenseof
have a lot to be thankful for? Yep the United States' Naval placing guards on different '
guess you can tell the Thanks Training Center, Great Lakes, types of machines for your pro ri-
giving spirit has got me. I am reminded Illinois.\ tection and what do you do' 11)) ,. ,
at this time of the Col.munlty Anyone who may care to tell you! You let your work area
War Chest drive to raise write maj do 80 and It would be get all cluttered up; and down
fund to help the needy. Miss Wolfe gratefully appreciated. and you go and crack your "NOGGIN"on
dawn: in our Aircraft Overhaul of- swered promptly. the very guard that was put
fice said that was about all the Address: there for your protection.
news she could think of and that I \ernie 140 Cadenhead, AS ] Practice GOOD HOUSEKEEPING -
was to let us all remember to give Company 1954 and avoid accidents
and as liberally as possible.We I U.S. Naval Training Center REMEMBER ACCIDENTS ARE
da have a new messenger H. Great' Lakes, Illinois", CAUSED THEY DON'T JUST
E. Hebett. S2c. He replaced Har- : I HAPPEN.
transferred We welcome you.
The young lady in Aircraft Overhaul I
office, who you probably
haven't had the pleasure of meet-
ing, is none other than Dorothy I By Ethel Shanahan 1-anco- -Ad. Building; Louise Dunn, .
Margaret Burdick, Sic (Yeoman I. On Wednesday or Thursday we Ad. Building and H. D. Green and
She recently reported here from begin to phone for news, and while James Smith. Survey Field parties.
Yeoman School. Stillwater Okla. i i waiting on the line heard this Anne
i We also lost by resignation
Her home Is in Barberton, Ohio. I I "I'd like to tear that telephoneout I I Hutcheson, operator in the BluePrint
Music is Dorthy's hobby--so we by the roots"! But here J lathe Room, who returned to her .
musician. {
welcome a lovely results nevertheless--
but has
home in Georgia, rumor
The following are more newcomers The drive for Civilian Personnel I bells to withan "\
that wedding are ring
into our division: R Cannon. ,I I ,
T. F. Spillane M. W. Stratton, J. I PubIle The overseas'etOran.Inspection Department is i-L; 1tT"
F. Mullet! E. M. Lee, R. F. Weir I that they are as busy as bees put- missing the presence of Mr. Love- :
E. O Heck C E. Linderman. H. E the rolls. I ,
ting new workers on who calledto .. ) '
land was unexpectedly Ii, f"
Watts, and P A. Gloves In line with that thought we extend Montana with the news that his .j...
P, A Groves Sic who recently welcome to new Group IVb( ) mother is seriously 111 We all hope \; ;J f: \ transferred into our division employees: Leo K. Quinn, in the that her rapid recovery will change 1t.1. L. a .
from the Electrical shop just fln- Record Vault; Mrs. Norma McN. i the circumstances of his trip and ", taken' a HOLIDAY when 8A 1"Kl'V goes to work. Eye ..,
; shed A E. M School last August I McClellan, also the Vault, Event I enable him to also enjoy a little shields are put In place, goggle are worn exposed moving tttiafU ..
here at NATTC Believe it or not. M. Hinshaw. Arch. Section--all vacation. Mr. Brogden has taken are covered with guards, tie are removed, loose dangling sleeve an
he attended five different high from the Army Engineers Walter I over hid duties and is unofficially rolled up out of the' way and the material.. ground with the rotation
Schools In Oklahoma : Iowa; Brain- I A. Gibson Civil Section; Mrs. Rita I I known as Acting-Acting Chief In- of the' wheel. hanks, Mr. K. II. Watson, for also showing us how t,
em", Minn; Duluth and Minneapolis Scheffner. Electrical Section; Bar I spector" which really amounts to make' SAFETY pay.
Ha Is really happy over beingin beta Fisher, a former employee "Double-Acting Chief Inspector ---- ----
Florida He says there's. only I who was then Miss Alexander. How about it. Mr, BrOgden ? Turkey Tournament ,i 1. Must be a civil service employee .
one thing Lacking and that is he Housing Office; Mrs. Ruth M I ... I I of the Naval Air Station
hisn i been able to locate a certain Yeatts. Housing Office, Mary' Bi- 1 The Naval Air Golf Club, composed '
I by and for the civilian employees Jacksonville' Florida
budJv Well here's hoping your - -------- 'CALENDARDepartments' I'
of this station, and 2. A round of ""
tiudJv sees this and will get In line of work sponsored qualifying eighteen
touch with you right away Groves! Called Nellie McPhaul and Nel II I I by the Civilian Employees I ((18))holes must he played at Hyde
Chief Kuester recently transferred says- 'You can say, we hear from are invited to list Association, has arranged a most'I Park Country Club prior to No.
to Interim Overhaul.Mr our main I & S office that It's |1 the events and dates of all their I.interesting golf tournament for j, vember 29th. Score cards must
Hinson tells me Joe Jr. has Lieut Comdr Butterfield now. Congratulations future social and athletic activities all cftiiliUI( !golfers othe XaVal be attested by one other player sand
reported to Gulfport. Misa, for I Mr Butterfield! We in this column. All announce- AnStntt )ii. The affair to be turned into the Hyde Park
Basic Electrical Engineering That also hear that candy and cigars i i ments should reach the Personnel called "Turkey Tournament" is Pro on day of qualifying round.
to! well and we wish him well I were the order of the day. As soon Relations Division. Building No. open to all civilians regardless of
r Virginia Williams is all smile as the news was received we also I I 13. ten days prior to the event, whether they are a member of the 3. Payment of one dollar ( $1.00))
tttew days Could it he prospectsOf heard that Yeoman Huskey was to ] which may: be announced as far club. Ladies and men alike are entrance fee must be paid to Hyde
a White! Christmas" ? I be back in the main office We in advance as the department de- urged to participate Park Pro with qualifying: score
Called Pat Moriarty in our A know the members of Aircraft Overhaul 1 sire The first activity to be announced This will be a match play, non card.
R office Pat says no news but I office were distressed to through the "Calendar" handicap tournament Flights of Pairings will be announced: by
had already heard that her father hear that id as follows: eight <181> players will be arranged Tournament Committee and play
is expected to enter our division 'i People 'out sick this week were DEPT. : PRODUCTION ENCINEfRINGA rn accordance with qualifying will commence on Sunday Decent-
any day now. He will be in Shop : Mr Bishop, in the Machine Shop, & R scores. Three ((3) prizes of turkeys bur :3rd and continue through December f)
No. 23 Sub "Layout and Planning." Matilda Oostd- m and Margarite DATE: November 21, 1944. : will be awarded for each 17th. -
We are very fortunate In securing Dixon from Instrument Shop. Glad TIME: 8 o'clock P. M. flight-winner, runner-up and con For additional information con
Mr. Moriartv. He Is an experienced I all of you can l>e back again. PLACE: Win.Jjor Hotel-Cadet 3'l'atlon. Prizes awarded! ,throughthe suit Henry Johnson, Hyde Park
man In this type of work, hav- Bernice Boyle has returned from Room. generosity of the Clvl\ Employee Pro, or D. R. Whlddon, Jacksonville .
ing been formerly emntov) At Pelim, Georgia where she visited FEATURE: Floor Show at 10 Association Jt phone 2.9929 after 5:30:
.. Ifbtckin Yacht Corp. In t*" .--- Grandparents. o'clock P. M, Requirements for participation+ : : p, J,(. ,



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SHE Recruited a FriendMiss Accessories Vocational School Gives j

DivisionINSTRUMENT You An Opportunity For 'I


Mary Cleveland Markham and Catherine Bettering! Your Position j

Time flies and brings its changes -
; this with regard to yellow Ill Ralph is a native of Carterett, I Aircraft mechanics, aircraft in* 5,
bands on "B" shift; B. C. Blitchis N. J. struments, aircraft welding, general I
sporting the three black stripesof T. P. Meixell has returned from aircraft mechanics and num.
acting quarterman, "Sandy" leave. He and his wife spent ber of associated subjects are
Stronach two tripes of acting lead. several days with relatives in Ha- taught in both day and evening
ingman of the Gyro Room, and zelton, Pa. We are very happy to classes at the Jacksonville Vo.
Bill Cusano and Carl Pattersonthe welcome back Altagracia Patxot cational School, 129 King Street. I'

one stripe of snapper also of and Kay Strickland, both of whom The training courses are constantly .
the Gyro Room. Sidney Beighley, have been away several months. available, without cost,
"ill former snapper of the Common We also wish to welcome several both to men and women, civiliansand
Instrument Department, has taken new members to our shop: J. F. uniformed service personnel,
on the extra stripe of leading Moore, AMMPlc; F C. Bernard, Carl A. Widell, director of the local
man. C. H. Barker is now acting AMMP2c; D. A. Cerar, AMMP2c; public trade school, has pointed

.... .: ". '.";"'" -, snapper of the Electrical Instru- H. Polakoff, S2c; E. H. Vellines,
', {
./ "' ->- ment Department. Then the other AMMP3c; F. W. Hoelzle AMMP many persons on the Sta.
" \ day, A. B. Mauk began duty as lc; C. D. Cooper AMMPlc; A. W. tion, past and present, have been
Chief Mauk in a brand new uni- Richardson, Sic, and V. N, Gill- familiar with the training program
f ( form! ham, AMMPlc.We conducted at the King Street center -
t I. Clifford Dowda was called from welcome back P. L. Heath and hundreds of such persons
\ work on account of the illness of and W. L. Still after several days' have taken either basic or advanced
1 her aged father. He is much bet- illness; also Margaret Branch: who supplementary instruction
f ter and Clifford has returned to has been visiting a sick relative I at the school, Director Widell has
Thelma Eber tol, right, wanted to help the Air Station's drive work. Katherine Vance, Ophelia in Charleston, S. C. Bera Perkins I stressed the fact that the programis
to employ eighteen hundred more people so she began giving out Wilson and Hazel Chadwick have reports an enjoyable vacation in continuing full-fledged and thai
to her friends some of the Introduction Cards that have been distributed returned to work after an absence Sanford, Florida. Lucile Gordy I anyone who wishes to learn an essential -
over the Station. She gave one of them to Miss Ethel Eleanor with severe colds. We welcome has been to Augusta, Ga., on a skill or increase his or her
Mingle of St Augustine Road, Jacksonville, and Miss Mingle becamethe Wave Judy Parketon, S2c, to the week's leave.OXYGEN 'I knowledge of a craft continues* to
first person to appear at the Employment Office with one of the Gyro Shop; also welcome Ava SHOP have this opportunity.Class .
cards to go to work. Miss ix''ho lives at Goodby's Lake and is Rice to this shift again, after hav- Carl l"erguson I hours range In length
a Storekeeper In the Supply Department, is now well on her way ing completed her V.T. training. This is "Fergy" Ferguson reporting from two or three hours, two or
toward of the War Bond Prize that win be In the "Ite
one given
Wave Lillian Harkerson's sister for the day shift of the three times per day, or evening,
emit a Worker" campaign. and brother-in-law from New York Oxygen Shop and making an introduction to full time dally Instruction,

are visiting her. Speaking of into this column. Our from 8 a. m. to 5 p. m. Most
stripes E. W. "Robbie" Robisonis crew is small but our work as regards -
Little Things I popular present for persons
PiSfRCRAFT now AMMIlc. Congratulations high altitude flying is im- regularly employed are classes
portant; therefore, a pilot's life is
Everybody Just delighted meeting three hours per day or
From A and R "Robbie" was formerly soap figuratively in the hands of his per evening, three times each
salesman for Lever Bros. Co. oxygen equipment when he gets week, It was stated.
Chief Johnson, of the Electrical up above 10,000 feet.
Where a specific request is received
Instrument Department, is being We are proud to say we have
MaintenanceBy i for training in a specific
succeeded in developing and manufacturing
transferred to "A" shift \o take field, classes in more than SOO
Klvlere the place of Chief Davis, who has in the shop, with the subjects be arranged provid-
Walter may ,
aid of others in A & R a I
30 days' leave. Peter Bilyl, AMMI many ing 15 or more enroll fora
Because of the greatly increased 3c, is taking Johnson's place as test panel which will prove the class. persons
tempo of warfare on all battle- acting Instructor on "B" shift. mechanical integrity of our Di-
fronts, the need for a greater pro- On "A" shift, Frances Hanchey, luter Demand Oxygen Regulator. In addition to various courses
duction of materials* on the home By Amelia S. Drawdy who has been rustling news for It will show the tiniest break in covering aircraft mechanical work

front is obvious. As a matter of Oha! News from the B Shift!! this column, was heard Friday I a gasket on the inside and will the school in is radio currently conducting
fact the need Is so very real that WJAX 7:00 measure any leakage in or out of courses repair and main
Don't know whether this is a ruse night over at : P. M. I tenance radio communications g
the A & R on this station has used by "B Shifters" for enticingor The topic was, "Have You Re- the instrument. The Regulator is Diesel mechanics machine,
been ordered to maintain two making "A Shifters" envious. cruited a Friend?" Frances was tested under all simulated alti- engine ,
shifts in order to increase tudes to 30,000 feet to deter- shop practice, blue print reading,
complete up
Just be your own judge. It appears so busy rehearsing that she didn'thave mechanical
drawing, woodworking,
the production of recondi- mine if the oxygen-air mixture is
that the personnel of 30-A time to dig up items this arc and acetylene and
tioned aircraft to the absolute perfect. Above this height pilot
was treated to a very special week. Dave Klemke, AMMI2c, is automobile mechanics.
maximum. spaghetti supper which was givenin back from instrument school at uses pure oxygen as the air valve
While in Maintenance do not shuts off at that altitude. "The brief supplementarycourses
we the Shop on Armistice Night. Chicago. We're glad to have him
repair airplanes, or even parts of There was all the fixings too, including on the horizon line. Also RobertS. This test stand is a series of provided during the day
airplanes, our part in the produc the pickles. The thanksfor Salerno, Sic AOM, of Brook- inventions, modifications, and sub- for persons employed on nightshifts
tion schedule is most important. this occasion goes to Mr. lyn, N. Y., is now on the line. stituted devices which we were un- and available during the
Therefore, if we are to keep the Hauptman, well known Shop Committeeman Chief Hupka had a birthday and able to obtain until our leading- day for persons" working on day
necessary tools and equipment for for the expense, and was surprised by the shop with man, M. C. Jackson, rounded up shifts offer everyone a chanceto
the final production of planes in to Louise Hand and Cabell Hoganfor two birthday cakes, one of which the various gadgets we kept call- learn new skills or upgradethemselves
In their
the very best working condition, the preparations and serving. the shop's members helped him ing for. The completed device now present
each one of us will have to be There were invited guests also. eat. performs all the tests required. jobs, Director Widell said
wide awake to every detail of our Among them were the Shop Prog- PROPELLER SHOP Our Cylinder Department is also As example, he pointed to the
interesting and is handled by supplementary aircraft engine mechanics
ressman and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Ora Lee Dixon
Charles Ray, ACW, and Joe Golden course which supplies in-
Especially must we keep alert Grimes, Mr. McAndrews and of Last week the Propeller Shop
to the planning of the work load AMM2c. We will tell you some struction needed to pass examinations -
course the enlisted personnel. Mr. had quite a bit of excitement with
of its at another time for a CAA "E" license
operations ,
of our shops. Each supervisormust
Hauptman and :Mr. McAndrewsgave one wedding, two old friends returning -
constantly be on the alert not ELECTRICAL SHOP and the supplementary aircraft me.
brief talks. Haven't been able to work, a whole crew of
only for fulfilling the orders they to find out just what the talks new sailors joining our shop, and Viola Kosiewski chanics course, which supplies
have assigned to them, but must were about but am sure they must Don Gustin, U,S.M.C., formerly I Oscar Dean has returned froma training and knowledge needed to
plan ahead for the emergenciesthat have been inspiring. Everyone reported with us, home on a few days' leave visit to Alabama where he spentan acquire a CAA "A" license.
Maintenance must always ex- a grand time and are lookIng and dropping in to say hello. enjoyable week visiting his The Jacksonville V o cat tonal
pect. Also, we must constantlybe forward for another excuse for We extend our congratulationsto folks. Ralph Bardo has also re- School operates as a unit of Flor
on the watch for causes of a repetition. Ralph Borreson, AMMPlc, on turned from a week's leave, which ida's public school system, under
emergency breakdowns and try to If have been wonderingwhat his marriage Sunday, November12th. he spent at home relaxing. Lionel the direct supervision of the State
eliminate them. Report promptlyany you The was Murrey, whose eye has been giv- Department of Education, Colin
has become of Cabell Hogan ceremony per-
hazard that might cause a formed at the Chapel at 2:00P. : ing him trouble, was back on the English l i superintendent. Such
-wonder no more. The long silence -
piece of machinery to go bad M. Mrs. Boireson is the for- job for a few days. However he is schools throughout the State are
has been ended. He has been
whether it be mechanical hazardsor discovered in Material-A Shift. mer Hilda Terpening of Alton, laid up again and we all hope he directed,by Robert D. Dolley, State
the manner in which the machinery can be back soon. Edna Sheltonis director of vocational training for
is being operated. We Working with Mr. Nasal. in Shop 01 thinks ia needed to working temporarily in the new war production work. They were
must not allow any hazard to exist Mrs. Sallie Ruby of Shop No. win the war. tool room inaugurated under the sponsorshipof
longer than it is discovered.Now 35, one of our "working mothers," Help Win The War!! by Rosie- I We extend our deepest sympathy the U. S. Navy and other Military
we in Maintenance, are has received word from the War "Less horseplay and more I to Thomas Holton who recent. divisions of the country.
used to being asked to performthe Department that her son, Pfc. horsepower." Ily lost a member of his immediate No registration, enrollment or
sometimes seemingly impossible Raymond Ruby, has been wounded "Fewer Bosses and more family. other fees are charged for any
When we do get this sort in action and is now conva- Workers." I course conducted by the schools.
of job it takes a little longer to lescing in a Base Hospital in the Gertrude Culbreath, 37B, Is Information concerning class hoursor
complete it than just a mere difficult Dutch East Indies. He writes that wearing a big broad smile these /, \ courses can be obtained by applying -
Job or the ordinary run of he has received the Purple Heart, days. Wonder if it has anythingto PRO"5H at the school office on King
Maintenance work. Also, they take and what a happy homecomingawaits do with the diamond she's wearing Street, or by telephone.A .
just a little more strength and Pfc. Ruby when he gets to ? I cordial invitation has been ex-
energy out of the Foreman, the see his new baby for the first time. Mrs. Collier, our A. O. Mother j i (\ tended to the entire personnel of
Division Officer, and all of us. We Since my Air News box has and WAVE Marjie Brooks, took i the Naval Station by Director Wi-
don't expect these emergency situations been posted I have received a va- an interesting week-end visit in i ;'(1 dell to visit the school and inspectits

to be avoided entirely; riety of both usable and unusable Miami recently. You should hear ..... facilities and training program.
the very nature of maintenancework material. Following is a sampleof all the interesting places they I ........ --' ./
does not fit any such hope. what one of our enlisted boys went and all the things they did. "'- instead of one. Hodge and Boothare
However, we must not get the both doing an odd Job here
From Interim and Minor
impression that nothing can be RECRUIT A FRIEND !II! and there for the offices. Anybodyelse

done to meet them at least halfway .. ... ."- Inspection Glenn care to volunteer? There's
i'n LMIM-OTMKNT O1vlcERI By Prissy to do.
: : We have two new men in our
If we keep alert and keep look | 1'rRsoNNKi.: RELATIONS DIVISION midst, namely Guthrie and perryboth I Dayton Travis Is plugging away
ing far enough ahead it will go along AMMlc. Hi fellers! Glad to I at that Chief's rating. You'd bet-
way in lightening our work t Main Gate, U S, lS T n\ Station, Jacksonville :Ia have ya! ter get it THIS time, boy, or we'll
when the emergencies do arise. This division of l&S was lucky know the reason why.

Now in this respect cooperationof enough to get our ,own Chief Harold, you've no Idea how comical
all departments can be a great iiusSrarh iD + Kuester, and are we happy over it is to see all of those big
deal of help to Maintenance. It ; it? Why, shore. packages of all shapes coming in
requires a lot of time and work to I Oh, yes We have A. N. Quaglia from your wife. Where in the world
move and re-install machines, \\ with us, now. Welcome matey! are you putting them all?
build foundations, change light J Make yourself at home. Roland Stuart really has a sick
put in power and water, steam fis Come on, everybody. Let's all child. lIe says he sent his family
and airlines and at the same time get behind Mach. Richardson on to Gainesville the other day be-
keep the Maintenance in other divisions this Community Chest Drive. Alsoon cause of her. That just won't do
up to standard. So folks.Jet's N r Stn 1 acksonvHlii ids. the 7 December War Bond We certainly hope she's on her
pull together and we'll get / Drive. Mr. Richardson said that "t feet again soon. .

the Job done, well. ._ i'rJ "O. was cute" when be bought a War My goodness! Won't our men

-- -- 'jjj_ I -nr.' .... .....-..'.. ._... Bond while he was still in a Navy ever stop getting sick! Mr. Clark
While the battleship was in port, hospital. Why don't YOU show has had quite a seige of it lately
visitors were being shown aroundit him that you can do it, too? En- Sorry, Mr. Clark.

A seaman was exhibiting a Dept..K. f.. .. .. .. .... ........................ ...... sign King is in charge of the War It seems that Travis Isn't the
bronze tablet set In the deck. Bond and Community Chest drives only one who's going up for a new
"And here," said the guide, "is Don't forget to Insert 1IEKE the person's name that you wishto for I & S. See her NOW! rating. Pearce is, too. Good luck
where our gallant captain fell." introduce to the Employment Officer In the Personnel Relations Awfully glad to see Mr. Finenco to both of you. I know that It'll
"Well, I don't wonder," said a Division at the Main Gate A few of these cards are being given out with us lately. He's been com- be a load off of your minds when
lady, "I nearly tripped on the with this line being left blank. The greatest" of care should be exerted ing down for several hours every it's all over. '
thing myself." to see that this card ha been properly filled out before handing day.Now Gotta turn off the static now,
"Flight Dispatcher.." it to the person that you are referring. I we have TWO good helpers j so g'bye.4D .


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. p It's A Thankful "The Word" On Pistol PackM .
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PRESENTS 1 1The Thanksgiving For

'atatiaamaaoanaosooaacaau9'c4'Lr Combat Vet Here "v

,. .
rn '
j is
.' }:; ,:' Regardless of when Thanksgiving -
>. is celebrated it will matter
little to H. J. Christy, BMlc, attached -
\ to TTY-1 division, NATTC
l t just so there is I
a Thanksgiving

'day.Novembers Married have in March come, 1940 and gone four I ; ;9 : ; 4-'k

an Beach has found him away from I'
, his family. This will be the first 'i'

Thanksgiving\ spent with his wife j ,-
and three-year-old son. I 1 : '- S ,

Christy has served' two hitches r' : 'k

m the Nay Y and has completed one,: I '
*v ..' -< of his i
,,' third, making a ., ", I j :
total I of nine
years' service i I 4 4,'S* 3 S .i d

, His first ship I i
was one of the
Navy's transports I -.w = r. tr a

Er r ; on the 3 -
a run from Norfolk :
to North '\
Kldoodl China. He witnessed -
the Japanese
Foui happy characters making invasion
much music and song on conventional II. J. Christy of China and

instruments and really helped in the evacuation of Amer- ., .
breaking it up on the ocarina kazoo wan civilians from Shanghai. The WAVES are a little weary of just Hinging! and hearing ringing about "pistol packin' maniao." Sincearriving

miniature fiddles, toy drums personnel of the Jap-bombed Pan- at NATTC some of them are taking! advantage of the center's pistol range and capable instruc
and what-have-you -- that's The ay were also brought back to the tor. The quartet of likely pistol packers Includes, left lo right Ann Ii. Kell'n, S2c; Dorothy M. Stober,
Original Kidoodlers, the feature States by Christy's ship. Sc; Mary 1'. Stone, PhMSc: and Jeanne t- Col lIe.)', 8:(". Instructing, left to right are W. N', Coldirnn,

act at the special ThanksgivingDay I' Later came patrol duty in the S2c; Y. A, Rt..e.O. Ic; N. J, Hunter, AOM2c: and G. F. :Munns, AO.MIc.: Supervising! In CSpT( ) Reeve

stage show scheduled for 1800 I North Atlantic where his new Cannon .
audi- I ------- -- -------- ,
and 2000 today at the -----
new ship --
was credited with seven enemy --- ----- -- ----
torium. | subs while Christy was-'with Ordnance Student LT. KIDDER NOW
Two New
The Kidoodlers have appaered on her. When the African invasion ( ChiefsAt

Bing Crosby's radio program, the I j, was planned this ship was assigned I AT SK-V SCHOOL

Fred Allen show and others. They a part in that action and was Has Been Around I Lt.
also have made several movie the fifth vessel to tie up at Casa arrived here from the Naval Air

shorts and have put on their act Blanca. According to Christy, the A Station San Diego, to setve as iJ
at the nation's I leading theatres. I only excitement they had was assistant officer-in-charge of the
In addition to their regular Instrumentation I j when they struck two mines ap- Aviation Storekeeper School.
the four musical men proaching the African coast but
present four-part harmony and, suffered little damage. i The lieutenant has been closely
other specialties. Afterwards. he was sent to Air- associated with training programsfor w
fleet 11 and a number of years even before
The Welfare Department also spent 13 months at
I reporting for active duty 1Dec'ember
has obtained other good novelty I Trinidad British West Indies ar-
i riving back in the States 1912 Just prior to receiving "
and rhythm acts for the show last Sep
.. tember. I ( his commission he established -
.t < tA Christy's home town is Lancatt' !- a supply department training -
!'. Ohio program at the San Bernar- c ,
dino Army Air Service Command I
-- After entering" the Navy he was I Kiissell and rasslnelli

CRASH FIREINSTRUCTOR attached to the Naval Air Stationat I I Congratulations to two new
San Diego as assistant to the I chiefs at the Radar School Aviation

IS t supply officer and also served as Chief Radio Technician L. A.

NAVAL VETERAN A Yi education officer in the Supply De- Cassinelli' and A A. Russell

:' partment.One I Chief Cassinelli hails from Milford -
One of the able Mass.. and Chief Russell from
and experiencedI 5'f :, ', of his projects was the establishment -
j jI I I instructors in the new Airplane !! of short courses of Birmingham, Ala. Each was in the
b- Crash Fire Rescue School at'' : training for civilian personnel radio service business prior to entering

1 NATeehTraCen is Lieut: (jg) J. I. >'' there within the various divisions, the Navy three years ago
Nunn. II < _.\: and he also set up a training program as radioman second class.

I A lieutenant in the Dallas Texas J. U. Han III, AO.MIc I for enlisted men who wantedto Russell who is assistant to the
Fire materiel officer at the Radar
Department, with 10 strike for the
years With the liberation of his home Storekeeper rate.
service behind him. he School, attended the Navy radio
joined the town.'Manila P. I. He won his
J. bachelor's
approaching. degree in technician
Navy in 1912 for the schools at the University -
second time.
His first enlist. R. Harvill, AOMlc. now under instruction Business Administration from the of Houston Houston Texas
at the advanced ordnance University of Southern California
ment was in the ; and Corpus Christi before reporting
early 1920's school can derive much satisfactIOn and after being in business for to NATTC two years ago. In
from his early contributionsto several years returned to the uni-
;, and included be.i his spare time Chief Russell takeson
the Pacific versity for
: i n g graduatedfrom war. additional training in all comers in checkers.

the Navy Twice winner of the Air Medal education.His I Chief Cassinelli is in charge of
Radio i School, he was with the first PB1Y outfitto training and experience are maintenance of radar equipmentat
and one and one- be in the central Pacific. It wasin expected to be of'value in the expanding the Radar School. He reportedto
jY November of 1942, that he program of the Aviation
Z half year's dutyas joined i NATTC about two years ago
a signal man the squadron and on Christmas Storekeeper School here and prior to coming here he attended
aboard subma : Day of the same year he got his I' ------- --- the Bliss Electrical Schoolin

rines. In addlA first Jap Zero while on patrol As far as I know, they (the Washington and the Navy's Radio

tion to the hitch Lt. (j jg) Nunn among the Ellice Islands. "We I' Japs>)> now have a few battleshipsand materiel School at Corpus. Cas
3 in the regular Navy, Lieut. Nunn '; were flying low when we were at-I' one or two first line carriers. sinelli, for his recreational moments -
tacked. I was the waist Japan's homeland is well fast of chess
spent four years in the Naval Reserve pretty enjoys a game
as an instructor in seaman- She was smoking by the time she open for our naval power-Vice and wrestling for a more violent

ship. "| (Continue on Page Twelve Adm. Marc A. Mltscher. workout.

After his first enlistment, he ----

studied Civil Engineering at the They Help Swell War Chest Fund
-I Provincial Institute of Technology

and Art Alberta, Canada, and
1 worked in that capacity for several :t [

I of the well known oil coin-
Crene TierneyAn M
I pames. -
excellent mystery melodrama Before his
present enlistment,
with a god( plot and a good Lieut. Nunn taught first-aid for

looking gal tops the movie sched the American Red Cross, and firefighting '
ule. The gal is gene Tierney: they :I methods to Civilian Fire i
show, "Laura," and it shows Sun- Auxiliaries. ,
day at 1800 and 2000. I
Entering the Navy in 1912 asa
I The NOlMNltiW (Cat the NATTC l I CCM in the CB's, he was loanedto w
I auditorium) :
the Medical Department of
t Ig( ), 204)0 j
Today Special
Camp Peary, and had
charge of
i :
Thanksgiving Day stage show, .J5iiJ.
featuring The Original Kldooilkrs. camp hygiene and field sanitation, :: 'j.Pr j.
." as well as the responsibility of I
teaching those phases of
Friday 1800 000, Jolng to camp
management to entire battalionsof
Town" with Luni and Abner. r
I :
CB's. He received his commission t
Saturday. (INN) 'iOOO -
"The Very in May of this b
Thought of You", with pt'nni'iIor: year.
From Camp Peary Lieut. Nunn
and Faye Kmmerson.:
gan was sent to the Naval Fire Fight- i! '5'I
Sunday. 1500, "Spitfire, with "
Leslie Howard. ing School, Brooklyn N. Y., and : -
on being graduated was given his I: -.
Sunday 1800 'iOOO. "Laura",
; with Gene Tierney and Dana Andrews present assignment.
4 Lieut. Nunn says that inasmuch
as'the rescue of the pilot is the
Monday 1800./ 3000. "Holiday d
Inn"', with' Ring ('rl..I1.-. primary purpose of Airplane
Crash Fire Rescue squads all stu- ,
Tuesday 1800 2000 "Shadow:;
dents of the school will he givena
In Urn Night "It Warner Bax
ter. thorough course in first-aid I i
I methods in addition to their specialized | 4 s e
Wednesday, 1800. 2000, "Varie I n
ties of 19 IS." training. In fire fighting ,
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Some political arguments were I' S. I -
RankSIAVI'LE.Capt. like the Irishman said about the ,4 ,

James Don- moon-
Ion Jr., who survived the march The sun U aU very well but the e:

of death on Bataan and two anda moon is worth two of it. The moon Sailors and others in both military and civilian life feel the benefits almost every day of the National

half years in Japanese prison affords us light in the nighttime Uur Client. Because they know pretty well what the (hes' (program .Is, many are voluntarily
camps came home to learn that when donating in the annual fund-raising drive, and some are shown a* they await their turn to drop money'
his( wife had joined the WACS. WE NEED IT I in the chest located. in ship's'' Service. Chaplnln,: ,!. II. Harper, right center, says many already have contributed
.. "What's that?" he asked Captain whereas the sun la with us In the but .believes that every nun: should help swell NATTC",. total contribution. At left near center
i Donlon soon found out: Hill wife's daytime when we have no occasion is. Lt. C'omdr. 4, fir Patterson, Ship's Service officer and at ( hapl.iln Harper's: ,. left I is' Fins.: K. J.
i r' a major. to use it. I Young, also attached to Sliip'.s Service.r ,




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23 November 1944 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven j

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Pretty Pilot Back Our Navy i M. A. D. i ia '.\\l J

NAtTCenetus k 1 d r 'With Extra War f Ramblings taf jjSnnnanunanauuunaaucnat ,t J

Bond PurchasesThe + ,* t
tI t
By Bill WiNon
following statement on the
tee Pearl Harbor Day Extra War Bond had a dream the other night; I

) Mg I Campaign was issued this week about my "Top Sgt." Well it took ;
1 / by Captain J. B. Lynch, Commanding place on a battle field, how I ever l
ti f NATTC: I got there is beyond me. He thought

.. "On 1 December the Navy will I was a pretty smart Pfc. and let;
Lust week there was turned over ; open its Pearl Harbor Day EXTRA me have the run of things. I even

to us by J. C. Brady AEM3c a Cash War Bond Drive. This cam- I got so smart I was giving orders I
]letter which he as instructor in paign will continue through Pearl to my "Top Sgt." and like any

the Automatic Pilot School had received Harbor Day, 7 December. little guy, it made me feel pretty
from the second class to be good.
"This third of Ja
graduated from the school. The letter .
pan's infamous attack against a About that time the pickled pigs
reads as follows: peace loving America finds the Jap feet began to get the best of me
Dear. Mr. Brady: 4
and I turned and tossed in bed
now on the receiving end of more
A. P.2.. the alumni, of dear' old and more power blows from a very near waking myself up. But
'bulcelE'ctrlclty," greet you as strong and thoroughly prepared anything as good as thlc had to goon

if you were a man, er, ah, I mean -,. America, an America which is now so I kept up with my earning
we greet an one man. again. It got to the point, where
you : in the Pacific with the greatest and
We know it will give you gr'ear : : I'I'k't most powerful Navy in all history. I I even wanted to give my Lt and
pleasure and possibly the heebie I nail history Captain orders. Things were get
jetties, to learn that the class of + u ting better and better for me as
"Wherever the has
Jap met
A. P -2 has banded together all r 1 our the dream went along.
forces since the Battle of Midway
their intellectual ability to further M Getting back to the battlefield;
he has suffered defeat, but there
the great work done in electricity is still no sign that he has lost even there I was quite the man,
in behalf of the war effort.With faith in ultimate victory for him refusing to fall in a fox hole etc.
great expense and effort self. The In other words I was a seal Hol-
people are fight-
R laboratory was constructed of e u' Mss 9'rr I
: 1' tng with every available resource.I So
tablea it u/as d
two pushed together ringed a .
1 J We cannot afford to do less. .
together by thirteen chairs Here + w Dud ehl : ,
l ls
"In this war there is no '
then in theee great minds and m! easy -
the seclusion of the malnside bee road to victory and the final, un- --- ;

garden, these great minds began to conditional surrender of our en- ( : "
work. After a long period of swearing i V'V \ Vdi emies. We must back our fighting /f!:'- .
: and great mental stress '& Navy with all our financial re- ,
sources to bring victory in the 1jI' I.
minutes), this body of scientists V' I

emergedith: something that until ,shortest possible time \.: I ,
now was unheard of. Somethingthat "Pearl Harbor Day this year

may alter the course of this again comes as a challenge to all .,
war x w of us It is fitting that our Navy 'T
I trust you Mill guard our M.- Br'r.." ,, N :should; choose to commemoratethis /
thought make It something, she can drive one. A member of the Automatic Pilot School staff :, us for the purchase of at least one ( .. \ ; 1

that* valuable. An.vway this orphan I. >U, flew' with the Civil Air Patrol in Boton. EXTRA cash war bond
of a brainchild we rail nand I "Do your utmost to shorten the \ c"J

It it "A double field, three WAVE BARRACKS war. BUY THAT EXTRA BOND." ;
quarter pliave, reversible" shunt WAVE Pilot -'-ii- ( ?/ : ;
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wound. Internal combustion, OVERFLOWINGWell Commendation To // //-C. ,l.(
steam rotated nton motor rnrgl Now Composing tQ4 i..';' "f.Y/7' '_
.- ed by an A. ('. battery well! WAVE Barracks 54 NATTC StudentWilliam
mounted, on a reduction cam in is tilled to overflowing. Since the
the forward bousing; of a flux-; Songs For NavyIf first 17 came in August many J. Morrow, AOM3c, astudent lywood Marine." All of a sudden my ..
"Top Sgt. and I came on> a
gate generator. i more have come from the far corners in NATTC Turret School, up
This motor is amazing in itself Ens. Lois Phillips of Brookline of the United States to com- last week received an FAW7 LIb- bomb that hadn't exploded. Beinga

but it is even more marked in its' Mass. is looking for something pletely occupy one barracks. In erator Air Group Commendation cocky Marine I ordered my"Top"
simplicity and its construction I I to frame alongside the certificate I the near future another barracks for his service as bombardier in to look the bomb over whileI
throughout, of non-strategic war, of her commission in the I will open because (cheer up, boys!) a PB4Y bombing squadron on pa- sat on a log a few feet away
giving the "Top" orders on how
materials. It is made entirely of i j Naval Reserve, we suggest one of more WAVES are coming. trol in the Bay of Biscay area.
to dismantle a "Dud" bomb. As
empty beer bottles and old cigarette I] her hundred-word telegrams from For the first time in the historyof Morrow completed 24 missions on 'i'all must to
good things come an
General Arnold of the AAF.
butts. The windings we got I NATTC WAVES in anti-sub patrol
passed review -
In Ens. Phillips' civilian days I end, old hell broke loose, and piecesof
from a copper haired WAVE we for the Captain. The WAVES The commendation was presented I bomb fragment the "Top"' andI
to find under our table when she was considering joiningthe to Morrow J.
happened were highly commended and were by Captain B. I the air.
were sailing through
Amazing, isn't it ? We felt you, "WASPS, it appears sne car- :said! to have "stolen the show." Lynch, Commanding NATTC.
our dear old pro, should be the first ried on a rather extensive telegram "Romance runs in the barracks." Morrow is a Georgia: boy hailingfrom The "Top" and I finally landedon
to know. You must know now that correspondence with General Have you heard-Mary E. Van- Atlanta. He has been in the i a little cloud, away up above

your wise' teachings have not gone I, Arnold. But Admiral King derburg, Sic. was married in the Navy over two years, 19 months I the battlefield only my "Top"
to have come out on top in and I were in the forms of angels.
for seems of which
naucrht I wee hours of the morning to an was overseas! dutyw" I
You shall bask In the light of this particular campaign becausewe Ensign from NAS Mary, we offer ---- I didn't think angels would fight,
find her being appointed to so I l H ept right on with my OI' E'I"-
glory: of dear old A. P2. Yes you our sincere wishes for your future
l will receive no less than the iron the WAVES last summer.! happiness MOVIES BELIEVED I ing. About that time the "Tcp"'
She holds a degree in history reaches out with his big bairy
erosa The MAA's reached out with HERE FOR KEEPS
the from the University of North Carolina I hands and grabs me about the
So my dear Mr. Brady, I open arms to greet a third Spe-
shipment of straight-jackets arrives I taking up flying light planes cialist (IS) from Hunter College. I It appears that movies, like airplanes neck and was really giving me theI

we remain as always. as an after school hobby. She She is Ardys Gene Redman, Sic are here to stay i I I word Being a temperamental "Marine -

A. P.-2 .... ............ I flew with the Civil Air Patrol in (Sp S), who halls from Oregon.It I The query "What type of en- .i,i I said, "this can't go on So
-From this day on to be known Boston, has logged some hours at seems that Redman has spent tertainment do you prefer?" is I woke up.
AS the scientific fourteen; Lantana Field Florida, and went about six months in Alaska as I posed in indoctrination forms j I| I learned a lesson from that )jt-

so far as to pass the qualifying secretary to the commanding offi- handed to new students by the tie night-mare, that you have tc

We' cannot let the review and examinations for the Women's Air cer thete. She says it was a NATTC Welfare Department' anda take a lot more than you give..
Inspection last Saturday pans into Service pilots At Chapel Hill she little chilly there. I recent recap reveals that 27 per' But if you fellows want to give:
eternity without commenting upon I was in the cheering section while ----- : cent of the incoming students list something "GIVE BLOOD TO

the fine impression the enlisted the one-time child actor, Jackie I Marine ling squad there and both I motion pictures as their No. onechoice. THE BLOOD BANK". Any of you
WAVES created They handled Coogan ( before your time, no scored wins in their initial bouts I : Marines! wishing to do so contact
themselves! in 4.0 style. doubt! ) practiced snatching gliders in a Cherry Point-Quantico match Close behind are name bands 25 Lt. H L. Cook in Sqd No. 3 office -
off> the field. | The terrific punching Howie scored per cent, followed by stage shows. of myself in headquarters

bin fit- Not only is Ens Phillips making I bis usual knockout and Highers, 19 per cent USO shows 11 per squadron for information on how
With the herself a valuable member of I a smart fighter, took a decision. cent; boxing, nine per cent; and to give blood. Help your buddies
nation settled we can now relax what, the staff at Automatic Pilot School i; Both formerly were instructors at other athletic events, nine percent overseas. You may need help someday
but the hiqu..IICln, in, M. A. D. here. .
to but the band boys are cominto,:: your'sell.11nd
will the local newspaper" use I
her for new tunes. Another of her
fill the formerly taken I.
t>y "no"up and space' 'f'.." ? accomplishments is the writing, of The Pilot Was Saved
lyrics and tunes for musical pro-
I ductions.. She was a member of ,
We are waiting for the day when the famous "Sound and Fury" organization t) "
someone' puts "back beat boggle"on at North Carolina that

the phonograph in Ship's Serv presented' frequent' shows on the s sa
lee Then the milkshakes will start campus. Now she is writing music I *

humming. for the Navy! Three cheers and I

one cheer more for this recent addition I
Gut Letchas. NATTC's major to our growing; WAVE complement -
.' contribution to the NAS football !

squad this really outdid him-
) year ---- --- -
self in last Saturday's game:
against the Fourth Infantry of Ft. I Expert Officiating In

l ('nning, Letchas has been a main- Local Football League
stay in the backfield and servedin

one game as team captain. Despite One' of the features of the
his running ability and :yardage NATTC Football Conference has u

( production all season, he never been the big league officiating as
got Into the' "payoff standing" provided by a trio of fellows in

in yards gained running, until last I the Physical Training Department
Saturday But Saturday, he was Betnie' Feldman, SpAlc: Chief' Y
in tiptop form, played' most of the Harlan (Champ) Wood; and H. G I
Came, tipped around and throughthe : I Collins, SpA )13c.

" line for plenty yardage, and I Both Wood and Feldman have

I .' thrilled the fans with.a kick that coached and refereed grid games I
was good: for 50 yards from the
for a number' of years. Wood also
, line of scrimmage He amassed a I has a neat record as a basketball

r total of 110 yards second only to coach, while Feldman is known for

Donaldson.j. I his colorful and efficient cage of-
--- -w ficiating Collins' in addition to

Stars and Stripes reports the his skill' on the grid field, is ratedan

following: from its agent with the excellent hoopster
air corps: I Beefs have been few and far I
A colonel flying a transport between on the NATTC gridironthis
.plane was given the clear signal to year under the' capable direction 'I

land, and as the plane skimmed in, of these officials
be looked back and remarked Howie Btodt. 155, and Al High-: These" men from the NATTC Airplane Crash Fire Rescue' School are demonstrating under crash tire

proudly, "Smoothest landing I ever era!, 138, two mainstays of the condition the new technique" developed here for rescuing pilot of burning, planes The main purposeof
made!" NATTC boxing team of last the t.'hoollft to Instruct Navy crash fire crew In sating pilots trapped by flame, With speed and

"But sir," protested' a sergeant Spring, picked up where they left .skill the crew hate two streams of water fog l>la>lng over pilot and cockpit within seven seconds
standing behind him. "You're still off when they went to Cherry after they arrive at the scene of a crash, sad the pilot out of the plane In forty-five seconds after ar-
15 feet in the air. I Point Both are members of the rival. Only ninety seconds are required to completely extinguish the flames.

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k Big League Schedule Lined Up Razor-Sharp AEM Wildcats Virtually

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Clinch Grid ChampionshipAEM's

:: t::1 For Classy NATTC Cage TeamWith : big rough and ready Wildcats virtually wrapped )

up the NATTC Football Conference crown with a victory over
i seven varsity members on hand from last year's crack10man the Marines last week, and all they need to do to tie a little

.' squad, the high flying Air Raider hoopsters of blue ribbon around the championship is come out with a

1 NATTC envision bright prospects for a winning campaign win or tie in the game with the Ship's Company Salts todayat

j A :when they hit the big league basketball trail for the first 1715.

: time this coming season. The second game of the week
Lt. Marty Karow, NATTC physical tomorrow will send the Marines Sullivan, Curran, BoutweU and
t training officer, announced PIGSKIN PRIZE against the School Radio-waves in Sweeney, and linesmen Spratley, ::.:
i ( that a representative schedule is a battle for second place with Carroll. !
I :' being arranged which will send ther GOES TO RUTHSThose Coach Pete Bellani's Raiders also In the scoreless duel between I

Raiders against leading service IBM machines can do just fighting to preserve their remote Ship's Company and ARM-AOM. tt
teams in the southeast. Thirteen about everything else--maybe a chance of gaining a tie with AEM. the two teams waged a bitter tug tt Isof
games are signed, sealed and await Lucky Bag contest blank can be .. AEM holds a two-game edge war in midfield for all four
I ,t delivery, with a dozen other tiltsII run through them, and they'll turn over the second place M. A. D. quarters. Neither team was able
tentatively set. up with the right answer. In any eleven with two games remainingto to get within 25 yards of paydlrt
The season will open on Dec. 6, event, R. E. Ruths, SpI)3c( who be played by each club. AEM as defense dominated the play. A
.' when the locals tangle with St. works in that office today is tire has a record of five victories pre-game rain did not aid the of.
II Augustine Coast Guard there. The owner of a $25 War Bond he won against a lone loss, while the Marines fense of either team.
I first home game is slated Dec. 8 in last week's Football Lucky Bag. have three and three. All The Radio-waves missed their
against the Jacksonville Coast Joseph Schum, AEM3C, who w three of the M. A. D. losses were best scoring chance in the last
I Guard. Home and home games lives in Barracks 15. turned in a inflicted by Coach Tuk Baxley's quarter when End Hutton failedto
have been carded these two CoastGuard third-place winner for the second : Wildcats. hold on to a neat 60 yard pass
I outfits the Parris Marines consecutive week and now has r:< Last week's results were AEM thrown by Right Half Trompore.'\
j Camp Stewart soldiers, Atlanta $5.00 more in War Stamps. At <'" "" 6, Marines 0, and Ship's Company Trompore later Injured his kneP "
NAS Welch Hospital of Daytonaand that rate, he'll soon have enoughfor Aggressive little Eddie Barnett 0, Schools 0. and may be out for the remainder '
a lone tilt here with GlyncoGa. conversion into a War Bond. an outstanding member of The Wildcat-Haider strugglewas of the season
( .) NAS. Two game series are I F. M. Seluk, S2c, of Barracks the NATTC' boxing team, is close and bitterly fought, Coach George Kebba was disap-
E expected with Daniel Field, Miami 17, won the second-place prize of keeping in top shape for the with the AEM passing. attack pointed with the showing of his
\,. NTC Municipal Airport, and oth $10 In War Stamps. Closely trail- opening of the winter boxing proving the margin or victory. team, which the week before had
ers. The University of Miami andFlorida's ing, each of whom wins $3.25 in season here on Dec. 8 against Three smooth working AEM taken the measure of the AEM
3 Gators also may be met. War Stamps, were Clvde Bartlett. Camp Blandlng. Eddie has been aerials set up the game's only eleven. He nominated Guards To-
Sparked by clever, experienced AOMlc, Barracks 67, E. Z. Greene training all summer and Is sharp touchdown In the second quar- kar and Townsend as his line stars
: players with college and semipro Sic, Barracks 14, J. W. Gentile. aa razor and rarln' to go. ter. with Trompone heading the backs.
; experience, the Air Raiders T-Sgt. Barracks 62, John H. Ni- Weighing In at 131, Eddie has Starting on their own 45, a pass- Coach Hugh Smith of the Salts
figure to floor a classy club able bert. S2c, Barracks 16 and John defeated many of thv nation's lateral play-Westphal to McFad- praised his forward wall highly
to hold Its own against fast op- P. Nutley, Pvt., Barracks :58. lending pro lightweights. den to R. Coulter--gained 16 yards. after the tilt. Center Shelton, '
position. The Raiders were undefeated "-ZI Westphal then lefthanded anotherto
Tackles McDcrmltt and Krouse,
!: In a dozen games lasi Officers' Bowling\ McFadden for 19 yards, and Gol- Guards Mercer and Sill and Ends
year, easily winning the championship -
Local Boxers lotte tossed to Coulter for nine Oliver and Brown all turned in -',
of the all-station league League Standings more. A line buck picked up three excellent defensive jobs. R H. .
and whippingthe JacksonvilleCoast :
Team V\'. L. yards and a first down on the M. Manuel, a newcomer, was the stat
Guard on the side.
P. T. && W 3 0 Winter A. D. eight and on fourth down, of the Ship's Company backfield
The seven returning veterans are 2 1 Open R. Coulter circled left end for the which was without the services of
Center George Kebba, Manhattan ATTT 2
touchdown. The extra
1 \ point try Helling and Wade, who have been
College; Forwards Clint Taft,
I AEM 1 2 Slate In Dec. failed. transferred.
Green Mountain College, Vermont; Dispensary 0 3 Both teams played stiff defen-
Paul Cranford East Mississippi LAST WEKK' RESULTS sive games, and sparse yardagewas
Junior College: Ray Lester, West AOO 7M 717 7M 2207 NATTC's fast moving box-
AEM: 656 621 791-2068 gained on running plays. Hard Week-End Grid MenuToday.
Virginia U.; and Guards Johnny TTF 766 669 705 2140 : ing team, which proved that tackling caused an epidemic of
Bittner Brooklyn College; Charlie TTT S71 682 63O 1883PUP. leather was not rationed in a fumbles, which had the fortunesof 1715. AEM: vs. ShipM
Rotman, Washington High School; 598- 650 532 1780 each team bouncing up and
-* and Charlie Woddall, Middle Geor- P. T. A: W 646 633: 691-2022 whirlwind campaign i last down like a Mexican jumping bean. Co.Friday, 1715, M. A, D. vs.

gia Junior College. High game. O'Neill. TTF 193. Spring, now is in training for Leading the play of the AEM Schools.At .
Other cage artists proving extra High Series, Shepherd AOO, 482. the start of the winter season club was the four-star backfield of ( NATTC football field)
punch are Guard N. O. Washington R. Coulter, the League's high MAINSIUK
here in December.
West Texas State College; scorer Gollotte, Loftin and West Saturday, 1500, Ft. Pierce
Forward H. G. Collins, Valparaiso NATTC GRID STANDINGS Lt. Roy Womach of the Phys- phal and linesmen J. Coulter Mc Navy vs. All-Station Fliers at
College; Ens. Merel Stonebreaker, TeamW, L. T. PU. Pts. ical Training Department, who is Fadden, Davis, Holleman, Caeca- Mason
center or forward, Washington Scored All'd in charge of boxing, announcedthis mlsi and Kretkowski. Field.IN TOWN
AEM :5 1 .. 70 30
State; Ens. Grover, Cornell; Lt. MAD. 3 3 38 20 week that matches have been Outstanding performers for Friday, 2000, Jackson High
(Jg) Bill Marling, Wisconsin; I ARM-AOM 2 3 'i 23 49 i arranged with two Army teams the Marines were Backs Valtle- vs. Daytona Beach at Jacksonville 1
Guard Charles Pethtel, semi-pro; Ship1 Co. 1 _4 1 19 53 with several other potential en- term, a newcomer Urown and Municipal Stadium. ...
Forward Bob Reynolds, semi-pro; INDIVIDUAL SCORERS gagements on the fire. .
Forward Hugh Smith, Defiance Name-Team- TD. Pat. Tot. Camp Blanding's experienced
College; Guard Ray Aynes, semi- R. Coulter AEM 7 3 45 t
mittmen will when
open the season
pro.Cranford Westphal, AEM: 2 .. 12 they come here 018 December,
and Lester currentlyare Thrash. ARM 1 1 7 and NATTC will return the favor
playing for the all-station foot McFadden.Vablonsky. ARM ARM 1 1 1 7 6 ti1-ere 22 December. The Avon-Park Is the official football "Lucky Bag" contest blank.
ball Fliers and have not yet reported Potter. AEM 1.?. 6 soldier-boxers have been tenta- CHECK SELECTIONS IN ALL GAMES AND FILL IN SCORESIN
for practice which started Scarpelll MAD 1 ? 6 tively scheduled for two meetings FIRST THREE GAMES. Place blanks In "Lucky Bag" boxes "
last week. Several other experi- Curran.Pager SC M.A.D. 1 1., 6 in January. The dates have not yet before noon Saturday. Boxes are at Ship's Service, auditorium
enced cagers are expected to report SC 1 :: : been settled. gymnasium and Public Relations Office.
soon. Tosllne. M.A.D. 1., 6 The current Center
Practice sessions are being held I Wad. SC 1Roslnskl. ? 6 Training Saturday 25 November
team does not the ,
M.A.D. 1.. 6 pack experience
at the at 1300.
gym dally Carano. ARM 1.. of the team which last Spring
The schedule to date: Hawks ARM 1. 6 I. STATION FLIERS FT. PIERCE NAVY _
claim to the south-
pounded a
Dec. 6, St. Augustine C. G. Blakeley SC .. 1 1
there. '-i I east and national service boxing OHIO STATE MICHIGAN _
championships. Four of the six
Dec. 8. Jax C. G. here. reg-
ulars are still on hand. The two -
Dec. 12, St. Augustine C. G. Continued From Ten
Page vacancies will be filled by up and
here.Dec. student mitters, whose INDIANA PURDUECOLGATE -
15 Glynco NAS here. passed the bow guns and smothered coming
Dec. 29 Parris Island there. in smoke by the time she passedme. willingness and spirit, it is hoped, BRO\VN _
will offset the drop In experience.The .
Jan 5, NAS Atlanta here. As always the entire crew was
Jan. 16, Welch Hospital here. credited with the 'kill'. It's team return of Al Sinibaldi to the COLUMBIA DARTMOUTH _
Jan. 17, Jax C. G. there. work that counts." ring wars, probably in January, KANSAS STATE
Jan 26, Welch Hospital there. On the second occasion while escorting will provide a great boost Sini- NEBRASKA _

Feb. 2, Camp Stewart there. PB4Y's making pre-in- baldi, an instructor, was a nationally TENNESSEE KENTUCKYMINNESOTA -
Feb. 8, Parris Island here. vasion pictures of Kwajalein known fighter before entering
Feb. 9, NAS Atlanta there. around 40 Zeros dived on them. "I, the Navy and held the light heavy- WISCONSIN -
Feb. 13, Camp Stewart here. don't know how many runs they weight championship of New Eng-
*TjMMM made-I stopped counting, but land and Cuba. Al now weighs in OKLAHOMA OKLA. A. & M _
n they shot down only one of our at 185 and will give NATTC real TEX. CHRISTIAN _
OKLAHOMA CITY.-Here's one group while we got three of punch in the heavyweight slot. RICE
person who's willing to pay for his theirs." The four team regulars are Ed- TEXAS TECH S. METHODIST
crime: He helped himself to a packof Now Harvlll is learning what die Barnett, 133; Charlie Dedmon, -
cigarettes lying on the seat of a makes turrets "tick." He could always 129; Alabama Dubose 174; and UCLA S. CALIFORNIA .
parked car-but he left 20 cents. make them "talk"! Billy Ramoth, 155. Replacing
Howie Brodt and Al Highers, two YALE VIRGINIA '

A EM Champs On March excellent the load boxers last who Spring carried, will muchof be MISSISSIPPI MISS. STATE 1

Buddy Thomas, fast moving 138-
Signed (print).
pounder and A. W. Fox, 145, a
promising student ringman. Barracks Billet

Like Sinibaldi, Barnett and DedI -
K 6r I mon are Instructors who have an
I abundance of ring savvy. Barnett, CONTEST RULES
a crowd pleaser, has piled up a
great record here and has fought 1-Contest Is open to enlisted personnel at NATTC, ex-:
I and whipped some of the top boys clusively.
i in the lightweight class. He is a 2-All selections must be made on the official "Lucky Bag
i dangerous opponent at Infightingand blank appearing in the NATTO Section of the Jax: Air News each
can hit and box with the best week.- Blanks must be marked neatly and legibly.
of them. Dedmon is an exceptionally 3-Entries must be placed In "Lucky Bag"/ boxes before noon
; clever fighter, who relies on each Saturday. Boxes are located at Ship's Service the aiKll-
his speed and craftiness. He is torium the gymnasium, and the Public Relations Office Room
I plenty hard to hit, and he also has 138, Rl lCg. 500 annex:
compiled an outstanding record. Contestants must check selections In all 15 games and mast
Dubose gives the team class In predict scores for first three games. In case of ties, winners will
I the 175 pound division, but the be determined by the most correct scores In the three games.
I hard punching 'Bama fighter now 5-Tie games count as a loss unless the contestant! picks the
r. & T is off the beam as the result of game as a tie. Winners will be published In the Air News. Opinionof
(: football injuries suffered several the judges/ I U final. Prizes will be Issued In the War Bond
weeks ago. It is hoped he will be Office In Bldg. 500 annex upon publication of the names of winners
I ready to go by December 8. He Only one entry Ls. allowed for each contestant. .J
holds verdicts over several highly 6-Eight prizes will be awarded weekly. First prize-$25: War
rated service light heavyweights. Bond. St..ontl-IO In War Stamps. Third$5 In War Stamps

McFadden giant AEM end, I* downed by two Marine tackier Ramoth a student, Is an amateur .Fourth fifth, sixth: seventh and eighth-$3.35 each: In War

After taking a pass for a neat gain In last Friday' game In which fighter but he Is consideredto Stamps. the NATTC Welfare Department GET
the conference-leading Wildcats whipped the Marines for the third be a comer by Lt. Womach. Content sponsored by
time this Bttvton. The score was 6-0, with McFadJen' pass catching Ramoth is very fast and packs a YOUR ENTRY IN NOW.

Mill featuring the touchdown drive. stiff right.

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