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Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command



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Hospital For Dependents 550 Sign UP $225,000 Needed To Put

:e Of Naval Personnel Will For Annual Pearl Harbor Day Drive

Be Opened Here 11th Dec. Xmas PartyThe Over, Today Last ChanceAlmost

An untra-modern hospital for the exclusive use of depen- annual Christmas Tarty forchildren $225,000 worth of War Bonds must be purchased

dents of naval personnel, incorporating the latest, up-to-date will be held of Naval In the personnel Main ,Station which today if the Jacksonville Naval Air Station and its auxil-
improvements in hospital care, will be opened Monday, 11 auditorium Sunday, 21 December iaries are to top the quota of $500,000: set for the third annual
December, as a unit of the U. S. Naval Hospital at the Jack- at 1100 will be the largest ever Pearl Harbor Day War Bond Campaign, the Jax Air News
sonville Naval Air Station.The held here. Comdr. 1C. K. Marken, learned yesterday.
establishment of the 60- chairman, announced yesterdaythat The station war bond office reported -
bed institution Is expected to pro- Honor Of 530 registrations, had been received Rationing SetupCentralized I late yesterday that $275.
to date and he confidently
vide adequate comprehensive medical Memory I that 600 I 000 in bonds had already been
predicted over youngsters
care for dependents at a cost sold and it is believed that if
, far below that in any commercial Horace Wells At would be in attendance All 1 all pledges are paid up today the
lie that the i
hospital. A charge of $1.75 is declared program ; station will chalk up another successful
committee, under the leadershipof drive to help finance the
made day for hosPitaliZation''
r at naval per un er Downtown Dinner Lieut. Ititymoiiil '1'. l'ur"herJ H In One BuildingAn staggering cost of waging, World
the actual cost to the government.The I arranging excellent entertainmentfor War II.War.
I the occasion, and that the purchasing -
bond officer in
unit constructed
of wood dependents'siding and glass block, Navy and Army dental officersin I of gift way< proceeding at entirely new policy in the unit and department throughout -
this= area joined with members a steady pace. distribution of rationed commodities the station are being urged
U three single story affair ,
a wing An Invitation been extended
of the Jacksonville Dental Societyat has been inaugurated at the to spare no effort to contact
just south of the
I. Situated a dinner last night in the Seminole I to Children of Naval families' livIng Jacksonville Naval Air Station nil their, personnel that their
series of buildings comprising the Hotel to honor the memory II in Jacksonville even though with the establishment of a cen- ...espl"cth'acllv1ti<<'l; may reach
's naval tho new unit is
s hospital of Horace Wells and to commemorate i their fathers may bo attached tral office to handle rations! under their goals. Only by such per&onal -
and affordsa
surrounded by pines
the centenary of his discov- I eKeuhere. "It It the desire to accommodate the direction of Lieut. Comdr. Jus- contact can the campaign
view of the St. John's River. ery of the principle of anesthesiain children of such |personnel tin A. Shook. reach its mark, it was stated.
The beauty of its setting is en- and endeavor to bring hap-
1811. The ration office located in Persons who have been
hanced by the tasteful landscaping I pines to all the children of the puttingoff
which has been carried out Similar observances are being men of the Naval service," said Dtdg, 930, formerly the receiving their purchases 'til the last
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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 7 December, 1944

I Only 23 But Here's Man Who FoughtFor Their Cups Filled To Overflowing

Axis And Now's With Uncle Sam (' If..".. .'p .

There' nothing new about fathers t.

and: sons fighting one anotherin

,war. Nor is there anything Navy Nurses Win i"t

new about brothers on opposing: "3'4 e eSl
sides. It happened right here in r
the United States during our own Plaudits Of Adm.

civil But War.Redento Chicco, S2c, USNR II I I 1k t '

1 Ifs almost in a class! by himself I II Nimitz For WorkJax /

Chicco, in World War II, has y i

served on both sides. I Miss Hopes To Meet i'tr

Not M. long ago this young
bluejacket was doing his fight I Her Fighting BrotherIn

ing for the Axis ejiise. Now he'sa

proud member of the United QUESTIONS Tojo's Main City

Nation's family But we're getting :
ourselves JetSget
ahead of
(Picas Turn To Page 5 For Answers) (Delayed)-For duty "well done,'"' I
tack to the beginning of the :
Admiral Chester W. Nimitz today
tory! 1. On the borders of vhat countries
saluted the officers of the Navy :

Redento Chicco was born on 23 are( a:) Liechtenstein ? Nurse Corps as the Navy openedits : JJ

April 1921 in a little northern b drive for 2,000 more nurses
Italian town called Isola D'Istriain ( ) Monaco by December 31. June and Kay Early, from left to right, twin daughters of Coimlr.

the province of Trieste. His 2. You may not have been in Navy Nurse Lieutenant (junior Julius C Early and Mrs. Early, certainly aren't little beggars, a. the

family was just an average Italian India and seen It, but you've prob- grade) Aileen Peugh of San Fran- tin cups' In the picture above might Indicate, but their father In
ably heard of the Taj Mahal. Who
family with a goodly number of Cisco, who has been overseas for recognition of the Third Pearl Harbor Day extra war bond campaign -
built this famous building and for
"bambinos." two tho" has filled their cups to o't'rtlo"lnghR'Ing purchased a $500
years, was among
what was it used? bond for each of the 11-month-old twin, Blonde June and brunette
>d the Commander in *
Like other kids in the town, by '
3. Terrapin is considered
a greatfood
I Kay seem to be examining the certificate carefully, but the chance
school Chef of the Pacific Fleet and
Chicco went through uneventfully Is
delicacy. it a:
but in his latter Pacific Ocean Areas for .voluntarily are that they won't know too much about them until 10 years from"
yearsof (a) bird? when nice cash, falls Into
now a present their laps.'
high school he preferred having lb) fish? serving at rear and advanced

fun to studying, and finally forgot tc) tortoise ? bases and aboard hospital :

about graduation. He pursued a 4. Vegetables be grouped ships throughout the Pacific. Misses Target With Bombs Returns
may :
commercial course, but before he Miss Peugh described the experiences

had an opportunity to put it to ers as roots, fruit, bulbs, seeds, stems and, pods.leaves,Name flow. of a Navy nurse as "act-" I i To Sink Ship By Machinegun Fire

any use he was whisked away by ive, useful and adventurous. I
the group to which each of the
the Italian Navy. "We take 'Itt't'lal pride and '
following belong: A
"That was in 1941." explains the (a) satisfaction," (the said, "that In persistent Navy C rtl's-

sailor in his broken English which ( ) cauliflower asparagusb many cAe the nurse in the I Wright Helldiver: pilot, undaunted ,

in remarkably good considering (c) corn whole existence around which by the fact that his bombs had

his short stay in this country (d) carrotse the wounded patient: life revolves failed to find their mark on a

"And I served with the Navy un- ( ) onionsf We are his father, mother Japanese merchantman some

til it surrendered last year." ) brussels sprouts and sister at the same time.A weeks ago returned to the attack
Sept' 29, 1938 the Munich
i Asked if he had seen any action, (g) tomatoes M>rt of 'Mm. Anthony', I Conference. Before the conference and sank the 4,000-ton freighter
I ** using his machine
Chicco didn't attempt an answer guess guns and 20-
5. National Service Life Incur Hitler said: "Once the millimeter
Instead he pulled his dungaree ance may be continued in civilian I In his statement Admiral Nimitz problem of the Sudetenland is cannon. _
shirt up out of his pants, raised declared Pilot of the big dive bomber
life with exactly the same rates, : solved, Germany has no more
his skivvy shirt, and pointed. A privileges, and benefits as if you ''Tht>se nurses bring to the hos- territorial problem in E rope. Lieutenant (Junior grade) Rem-

jagged scar cut across his left were in the service. True or false? pital organizations in the Pacificwar We do not want any more eyn Everdell, USNR, a member

side. 6. Which British king and his theater the high standard of Czechs After the conference, of Air Group 13, landed aboard

"Pantelleria." he said grimly, ministers imposed the tax program nursing service provided in naval he declared: "We have but one his carrier after the unusual exploit -

breaking the silence. Then a broad on the colonies which brought hospitals in the United States. wish-to make our contribution and discovered that his plane

grin crossed his face. "I was. how about the American Revolution? "Their specialized knowledgeand to the peace of the world." had been seriously damaged by

you say, like a pharmacist's matein 7. The bull is a solemn official training, and their devotionto the explosion which resulted when

the U, S. Navy. I was supposedto announcement of the pope of unusual duty are invaluable in provid- ---- his strafing fire entered the cargo

fix up men that got hurt. Instead significance. True or false ing the excellent hospital care giv- spaces of the enemy vessel

they had to fix me up." 8. Before the start of World en our sick and wounded. Lieutenant (junior grade) Ev-

The scar was a memento from a War II could you have traveled by "Although primarily concerned erdell had taken off from his Es-

chell fragment which tore into land from Calcutta to Singapore with the professional care of their sex-class carrier In company'with

the Italian cruiser from the big without stepping fpot off land belonging patients, recognition is due our fighter pilot Lieutenant (junior

guns of a British man o' war. to the British'! Empire? nurses for their work in supervising grade) Stanislaw Maskey, USNR,

"I was other platen, too," he 9. In what well-known fiction and training hospital corpsmen on a prowl for Japanese ships and

aid. 'Tripoli, Tobruk, Benga!, story of adventure did the ship for their services as compe- I aircraft in the vicinity of the
and Alexandria- mean near Hispaniola sail ? tent technical assistants to medical Bonin Islands.
Alexandria he hastened to add 10. In what period of U, S. 'I
officers, for the influence of The freighter was first 'I,fl"d
history did the term "carpetbag!
probably remembering the denerate their and counsel In re-
presence by Lieutenant (junior gra/e)
become ? I
ger" common Why was
|. stand the British"' made storing' the morale of patients under Mackey steaming at six knots
the given'Overseas
which turned the tide and I
finally their care. about 135 miles northwest of Chi
drove the Italians and Germans .I "To these nurses who have volunteered chi Jima Getting Into position
out of Afrk-a. their Dancing was the feature of
Cable services wherever I a quickly Lieutenant (junior grade)
He was aboard the Italian BB they may be required we give our party Saturday night at the Pines ,, Mackey made a strafing run on

Andrea Doria when she sailed into heartfelt thanks for duty well for the Personnel Office and I the ship followed closely by Lieu

Malta to surrender. A British Service HaltedAcceptance done." guests. Good orchestra, food and tenant (junior grade) Everdell,

cruiser took most of the crew to Approximately 1,200 nurse. drinks assured the gaiety of the who released his bombs in a glide

.. the Italian naval base at Taranto. are now ftatloned at hospitals, occasion, and the many WAVES j attack but saw them fall short

There Chicco switched to the merchant of allExpeditionaryForce dispensaries. and aboard hospitalships sailors, officers, and guests who about 200 feet astern of the target.
marine and sailed as a sea Messages < EFM) and greeting in the Hawaiian Island, attended can verify the remark Both
man on the Saturnia. The ship messages of the sender's own and In the South, Southwest and that "It was one fine party!" pilots circled and preparedfor
a second Lieutenant
run. I JunIor

stopped at Gibraltar, again at a composition will be suspendedfrom Central Pacific WAVE officers seem to have a
December 6 to !5, 1944, inclusive grade) Mackey's second passover ;
port in England, and then made This number, however, will be new motto of a wedding a week, the ship produced no
to and from Army, Na- apparent
for New York. Arriving on 18 insufficient to meet the Navy's and this Tuesday it was Ensign results but a few seconds lat
November 1943, Chicco jumped vy, Marine and Coast Guard personnel demands during the coming Ann Van Westernen, who had the er the 20 millimeter bullets from
He held at Ellis Island in the numerous areas of double thrill of married and
ship. was months, Admiral Nimitz said. being Lieutenant (junior grade)'s -
operation outside the continental
until 6 January when his In Addition to the nurses the promoted almost simultaneously, plane started pouring into

release was obtained on condition United This States. Navy hopes to recruit by the end for she is now Lt. ( jg) McNett. cargo spaces abaft the bridge.
restriction of cable radio
that he return to his ship. Two or of the year, another 2,000 are Cantata practice swings! along, The
weeks later he jumped ship again I service is necessary because the needed by June 31, 1945 The for "The Story of Christmas," to ship suddenly exploded witha .
volume of Christmas involved tremendous blast and EverOtll'sHelldlver : ,
He got a job as a bus boy in a messages present enrollment is 8,800. be presented at the Chapel on
Manhattan hotel. After a while would overburden the limited One withan Christmas Eve. According to I passed directly throughthe
Navy nurse, on duty
he confided in the manager who overseas transmission facilities Army surgical unit, escaped Frank Marsteller, C Sp('W ), 'the huge column of smoke and
and hinder expeditious handl- debris. It was found later that
advised him to register for the from Corregidor to Australia ninety-voice choir will herald the II
ing of messages vital to the war two four-foot gashes had been cut
draft. He did and birthday of Christ in
so, .was permitted aboard a submarine. She was the a nearangelic into the }blldlv
effort. r's wing and thatA
) to remain in the country. He first member of the naval service chorus. :
The suspension does not preclude gas tank had a two-foot slit in
was examined in May, and on 15 the to receive the Legion of Merit. Plaudits to Lt. ( Jg) Winn. for its side
June was sent to Camp Perry, acceptance messages With this proud record behind her splendid work in "Green Grow
where the Navy maintains a school the sender's own compositionother them, and with the opportunityto the Lilacs" the recent Little I Lieutenant (junior grade) Mac-

for illiterates In 13 weeks! he had I than greetings nor will it participate personally in the Theatre production In Jacksonville. key was credited with an assist in
prevent the transmission'! of messages the
learned to read and write English i sinking
filed history-making events which lie Credited with a "top performance"by
prior to midnight December
He applied for citizenship papers, i 5.Therefore. I ahead, Navy nurses have eagerly local reviewers Lt. ( jg) Winn --

and just before he was ordered to applied for overseas duty. made a strong, outstanding figureof
the only available Commercial Bulletin
NAS Jacksonville he received means for an exchange of Christmas I Although a recent survey among the pioneer woman Aunt Eller, .
them. nurses in the Pearl Harbor area consistently throughout the play. ANTKll
greetings during the period
Chicco now is assigned to the I December 6 to 25, 1944, will be revealed that Oahu is the favorite What brave and hardy souls Club coupe or sedan Good condi
tire warehouse. He likes his job. by letter. overseas duty station, many ate those WAVES do bf', who faith- lion. Will||| pay up to jjoo In c*.h.
and his chief has but Chief MorrUon. Eat 5(17.
nothing anxious to follow the fleet all the
After December 25 EFM and fully attend the conditioning classes Rid
to Texas about latter pert of
for his work, his enthusiasm -
praise Sender's Composition Message way to Tokyo. out on the breezy tennis courts, Derembpi Contact T. H. Fieewan,
and his ambition. The difference Services will be provided under Typical was the comment of come wind, come freezing weather, ART2r. Kxt.: SMS: Radar Vault.Lolt81'0" .
between the Italian Navy Lieutenant (Jg) Margaret R. Ber- LOST;
usual or famous Florida sunshine! The
conditions n Mexican wallet In \Valjtreen -
and the U. S. Navy, he claims, is ,_,_ ,-_,_ ,% Sj _LWAR ry, of San Diego. California. numbers participating in this voluntary Mi.Saturday night, c-ontalnlnjr $23
tremendous!. "\\'* treated the first patient I activity hold in Commiiiary curd No. M42.a .
have BONUS MU VICTORY up unusuallywell $50 pemonal check, and other valuable -
"Here he
says, "you everything to arrive from Tarawa, the Marsha -
_, coach Verla Hill
." I ? _?%_Jj--- says who *. Notify Harold E, llebert. F2c,
Its and Salpan, she said, I sings the praises! of both girls and Kxltnslon 756, or mall to 1343 Cumberland -
The Italian |1t4'tIIIW, he aM" >ert*>, : Dettrojed 24 Jap ShipsA "and It gate us a feeling of satisfaction P. T. staff instructors for their I Rd Rt'ward.WANT.U
did not like the Idea"of an al- and I shall I :
lIan('.. with Germany and MIIHMilinl'w record of destroying 24 Japanese forget. pride never I Interest in. the daily workout. I Small I tricycle Call Lt. (if) C. F,
ilam- -- -- 538.
ships and extensively -- -- -----
campaign of continent aging an additional 12 during four "The patients uereery coition.' IOK.5AI.K .
"lint you like it or HM," he I war patrols into Japanesecontrolled grateful for the rare and attention "lleing a nurse out here," she. For Sale--Thiee room furniture
living loom, bedroom, and breakfast
Mated, painting a very graphic I waters has won a PresidentialUnit and we' in turn, 't'lt'I'ry I "smiled," Isery.. similar. to beinga net Air,, sewing machine. baby boil l,
picture by rno'lnghl't finger Citation for the USS SIL- close to the war. \\e knew we chaplain. Patients from the hliih chair, and stroller. See at :3UB
across his throat In a swift are Alden Ae. Peuey I'aik or call Chief
were really doing our part war zones treat us with
VERSIDES respect
I submarine. The presentation Russell, BUI* 504. Phone 500.
His biggest surprise was when was made by Secretaryof : Lieutenant Berry has a special and admiration. Everybody IN roit xtsr:

the Saturnia docked in New York. the Navy James Korreetal on reason for her desire to move forward congenial and understanding of 7 Double. Room-:J8SO! College St.. ihone
Italian propaganda reported that behalf of the President with the fleet She was born the other' problems." For Rent-Room for s

the people here were starving and --- .- -. - -- and went to school In Manila P. I. Ensign Gouthnour brother, a 01 couple: on bus line: convenient to

I poor. He was also led to believe and another in the Army. His Ensign Evalyn Kalll1la,"tf South Navy hospital corpsman, participated 2 Air-!N'ifi5.Base, 1426 Inglvalde A\e. phone

i that everyone in the United States parents, another brother, and his! Bend, Ind., expressed a popular I in the invasion of Palau. Double Room-:2150 oCllege St.,
hated Roosevelt and( his "war- sisters, as far as he knows, still feeling when she said,, "I don't "We hope to meet in Tokyo," she 2-754'/ ) Phora i

mongering," but that the people live in the little northern Italian want to go home until the end of laughed. tits Automobile all; ran Call Heater Cohen Redhead Kxt No. 8444,

were powerless! to do anything town, not yet liberated by the ad- the war because I feel I can be Advantages of life Aboard a or 1124 Cumberland Road,

If' about it. vancing American and British of more service to our tattle- hospital ship were related by Lieu- Upright' males'Phone flano In excellent

The thoughtful, sad looking forces. Some day soon he hopes to wounded and sick out here." tenant Eleanor Barrington, of Ext. condition.No. 446. After 6:00:Lt p R, m.Ahm Phone,

youth tries to cover up his anxiety hear that they are all safe, but To Ensign Leila R. Goiiehnonr, Lowell, Mass., now a chief nurse 2-1203.

I far his family with a brave smile America is his choice, he wants to of Jacksonville, Fla, overseas duty at one of the Pearl Harbor naval lour horsepower motor scooter ContactLt.

He had one brother in the Navy stay here for the rest of his life. I is a "mutual morale-building prop- hospitals Practically. Tinner." new Co lest No, sidecar No 8187.

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.j 1.j 7 December, 1944' JAX AIR NEWS. Page Three

. ICE R 32 To Three Does Placed,.... In Service

'1 OFF Not Fliers t ...
Worry 0 '.';:

!-' THE WEEK L.t >

'tt Protecting LeyteThirtytwo '0 ? ,r'f" ,

Japanese medium "

bombers escorted by fighters i>
I were attempting: to attack our f"' ,
w, transports in Leyte Gulf and
I '; our newly won position on Lay

I te Island October 24, D plus 4 j'. ,
f ui .an.y. Day in the Philippines, when three
i .; Grumann Hellcat fighters from i I
Fighting: 26 spotted them. '
Lt. Comdr. Harold N. Funk .. !

USN, Twenty-Six's commanding I II
1.p A1 officer and fighting squadron skip- I 4

per, and the two other Hellcat !
I.l' pilots promptly attacked. They i iI
turned intd the Japanese, calling
f .- for help as they gunned their mo-
tors to full military power.Lt. .
: Comdr. Funk, in quick suc-
j cession, sent five bombers spin
ning earthward in flames. His
wingman, Ens. Howard V. Shultz,
USNR, knocked down two more.
\ 1 Lieut. Robert J. Thompson USNR,
I is credited with one sure and one
: ; t4 probable kill.
arrived and the
Help soon re-
maining Japanese bombers and
I One characteristic stands out fighters were destroyed or turned
J and marks both the service and back. Fighting Twenty-Six had 4L
1 civilian career of Lt. Comdr. Jus- won its first big aerial battle during -I
. tin A. Shook, USNR, officer in eight months of workhorse
charge of the new over-all rationing duty in the Pacific. ., L ,
board at the Jacksonville Na- righting" Twenty-Six and Ton 4 I R
val Air Station It's a restless, pedo Twenty-Six form the air r 1
ceaseless yearning: for new ave group aboard one of the "Old A military floating drydock built by the George D Auchter Co., of Jacksonville wan placed in service -
nues in which to direct his seem Indispensable division of :3 December. Officer In charge of construction was Comdr, Earl II. Thouren. Principals at the
ingly boundless energies and en- four converted tankers which christening ceremonies were, from left to right: James T. Monahan, vice-president the G. D. Auch
thusiasm. And his particular organizing have played a prominent role In ter Co.; Mrs C. W. Kobblns Lt. Comdr. L. V. Mar L. V. Martin matron of honor; Lt. C. W. Robbins,
: and executive abilities every amphibious operation since tin, materials expediter USNAS, Jacksonville; Mrs commanding officer of the craft; Mrs. R. E. Cros-
p have been put to good use wher- the battle of Tarawa. The air son, sponsor; Lt. K. V. Brown, chaplain delivering Invocation; Comdr. E. II. Thouren, representative of
ever he has served group has returned to the United ComSIx and officer In charge of construction. .
Born in Glens Falls, N. Y., on States on leave
. : 18 April 1906, Comdr. Shook at- Fighting Twenty-Six got into
tended public schools in New Jersey another bitter scrap on Oct. 26,
Washington, D. C., and Virginia two days after the trio's triumph .Ex-NAS Jax Man Tells How It Felt
:::; In 1926 he received his Seven Hellcats destroyed 12 Japa
,*. degree from Haverford Collegeand nese planes attacking our escort :
Immediately obtained a civil carriers off Leyte in the latter To Dish It Out And Take' It When .
service position as an editor in the phases of the Second Battle of the
Government Printing Office in Philippine Sea.

o Washington. He remained there Torpedo Twenty-Six had its Jap Fleet Sallied Out Off Leyte .,
until 1934 when he transferred to memorable battle on Oct. 24. That
the Securities Exchange Commis- was the day a Japanese battle-
sion. Two years later he went over ship task force sortied throughSan ---- -- -
Most of would like to know
to the Social Security Board. Aft- Bernardino Strait and at- us Jewish
how former Jax NAS men are Religious
er three years there, young Shook tacked our destroyer-protected es- Seaman Jean making out In the combat zones.lIere's .
'. joined the staff of the Office of cort carriers off Samar. The
a letter from one of thema -
the Administrator of the Federal squadron played a major role in Services Will Be
who went out some four
( Security Agency, Paul V. McNutt. turning back the attacking Japa- Tells About and yeoman one-half or five months ago.
Next he switched the and
'. to wages nese fleet. This letter, relating to operationsoff
hours division of the Labor De Lt. Comdr. Thomas M. Bennet, Held Next G
his Sunday
Leyte, was approved by executive -
USN officer tot VT-
fartment. commanding ExperiencesDEAR I officer and poised with-
.. In the meantime, this young 26, led a flight of 15 Grumman out delineations by the censor. Chanukah, or "The Feast of
man pursued a military career Avenger torpedo bombers, five of Lights" will be appropriately cele-
just as Varied as his civilian one.. which were from his own squadron FRAN:
"I can now tell you more about brated by Jews all over the world
In 1918 he attended Porter Mili- against the enemy's force of I "Even if it comes to this-see our recent operations," he writes. during the coming week. The holi-
tary Academy and at that time four battleships, eight cruisers, I Silver Springs!" says the big roadside "We were part of the fleet cover- day, which begins Sunday nlg x'
he Joined the ROTC. In 1924 he and numerous destroyers. They sign, showing a whole family ing the landings on Leyte and Sa December 10, and lasts for eij r
enlisted in the 260th Coast Ar- had no diversionary hip from I i pedaling merrily along on a bicycle mar Islands, and took a great partin days, commemorates the victory
tillery Corps of the District of fighters or dive bombers and the I built for six. We didn't the rout bf the Japanese Fleet of Judah Maccabee and his small
Columbia National Guard. Show- antiaircraft fire was murderous exactly have to bicycle, as we on October 24th and October 25th. band over the mighty Syrian hosts,
ing his penchant for trying his from the concentrated warships. I went on the train, but that mightbe "On the 24th we were operat- in 165 B C. E. It takes on special
hand at everything he next joined Down through the flak went the a good way to see the country, ing off the east coast of Samar in significance today, as the symbolof
the Fleet Marine Corps Reservein 15 Avengers to drop their "tin at that. For It's pretty along theroad the vicinity of the straight which right against tyranny, of.. the
1928, and on the basis of com- fish." Two cruisers and a battle- starting with Orange Park, gives entrance to Leyte Gulf. That victory of Godliness over .Paganism
petitive examination he was commissioned ship were hit by numerous tor- and improving more, the farther evening there were rumors that Chanukah exemplifies rebel-
as a second lieutenant. i pedoes. Torpedo Twenty-Six's five south you go.Especially the Japs were around but we did lion against suppression of the Inalienable -
r He resigned his commission in Avengers concentrated effectivelyon I liked the orange not know their exact Intentions. rights of men; it is a
\,.' 1932 and joined the Army Officers' the battleship. In the face of groves, golden with fruit We Later we learned that on the nightof protest against the denial of the
7.' Reserve Corps in a like rank By I the attack, the Jap fleet soon stayed in Ocala, at the Hotel the 24th, as well as the 25th Four Freedoms.
,.. December 1940, when he was called turned away.Religious. Marion, and went out to the the Japs tried to force Suriago Plans are being made for a joint
'\,=. to active duty and ordered to report I -- -*J-| springs early Sunday morning. It Strait, and enter Leyte Gulf from celebration of all the Jewish Naval
to the office of the Chief of i was almost too early, as a heavy the west, but were beaten off by personnel in this area, Including
Army Air Corps he had risen to Film river fog pressed down over lake our forces stationed in the Gulf. NAS, NATTC, Yellow Water,
:',.. the rank of captain.Transferring and stream, precluding much sight- "At the same time and this is Green Cove, Mayport Jax Mu-
again, Captain seeing for a while. Some ducks where we come in, a Jap task force nicipal, Lake City and Fernan-
? Shook chose the Army Air Corps i Sunday EveningThe paddled close to the pier to see I, of battleships cruisers and destroyers dina, *A special service for all
slipped out of the San these personnel will be conductedby
Reserve this time, and was made who we were, making so much
.. a major in 1941. hut on 23 September "Story of the Prodigal Son," talk in the muffled morn, then Bernardino Strait with the prob- Chaplain Leo J. Stillpass of
of that year he resignedhis third in a series of religious films with a few quick strokes, disap- able Intention of entering Leyte NAS at the Y. M. H. A., Third
Army reserve commission an% which will be shown at the Prot- peared again Into the gray. Wait- Gulf from the east. At dawn on the and Silver Sts., Jacksonville at

accepted a commission as lIeuten- estant Chapel during the pre- Ing for the .SUn, we ate a second 25th, we launched our regular 1930 Wednesday, December 13. The f
/ ant-commander in the naval reserve Christmas season, will be on the breakfast in the pleasant dining flights, and it was one of our Jewish Chapel Choir, under the
and was assigned to duty in screen Sunday evening, 10 Dec., room, and shopped in the curio I planes, a few minutes later, that direction of Specialist Lois Bige-
the Office of the Secretary of the it has been announced. stores Mary found a beautiful I sent the word that the enemy was low will participate A social hour
Navy. This will be followed on 17 Dec., ring for her mother, with a smooth, PRESENT. It didn't take long for will follow.
by "The Kindled Flame," a vivid the whole ship to find out that Other Chanukah services to"
A year later he left for the opalescent stone There were doz-
\. South Pacific where he served for drama of the life of early Chris- ens of clever souvenirs made from here, at last, was the real thing. which service personnel are invited -
"When first sighted, the Japs will be held
almost officer tians under Roman persecution in at the Jewish
a year as photographic shells, too.After
on the staff of Admiral the year 304 A. D. not too long, the mist were to the north of us. Only a Temple, Laura and Ashley Sts:,
his return Comdr. "Child of Bethlehem," an Interesting boarded the first short time later, we received word Sunday evening, December 10r 1730-
Halsey. Upon rose, and we
Shook was ordered to NAS Jack- an that area was under large cal- 2030 at the Jewish
treatment of the story of the birth Center. All
sonville senior shore of tour of the springs.
as patrol on the regular
of Jesus and his visit to the tem- of iber gunfire from the Japs. I can personnel are welcome at these
ficer. He was named assistant first There really is a long panel
tell and that is
you, putting it celebrations
ple at the ageot 12, will be shownon
,.;;. lieutenant here in February of this Christmas Eve. glass, right in the bottom of the mildly, we were surprised. We re-
year. All pictures will be shown in boat, and the people sit along the covered quickly, however, and huge splashra. These CVEN,
;: A large number of collateral duties the small chapel on Sunday evenings sides and peer down. It is very started the Air Operations that weren't built to stand up to a
'r- have fallen on the shoulders at 1845. They will be clear: everything under the wateris were later to spell the Jap's doom. ship with the fire power of a battleship -
: of the capable officer. He has been pre- visible like a picture in sharp
ceded by the regular devotional We even began to breathe a little or cruiser, so maybe you
y, a member of the general court, services of the Service Men's focus: the fish, drifting in groups easier when word was received that can understand why I. didn't
," senior member of the summary Christian League with apparent ease, the grass and the Japs were opening from our like" It."Before. .
t'" court, deck court officer, station sand on the bottom, the caverns force to the north. But all that long our plane 'made'
..J voting officer senior member of and rocky places where the springs went by the board, when, in justa their runs. They must have been
the time waiver board, senior WEDDINGS issue, the hull of a longsunkenboat few minutes, we learned the Japs pretty efective, because, quite suddenly
member of the'"seaman, first class and the forests of growing were CLOSING ON US. There the Japs began to retire to
examinin board, and senior mem- things. It is surprising how full wasn't much we could do except the northeast. We then became the
.. ber of the officer candidate board. The following weddings were performed of life a lake is. I guess I make ourselves scarce and expedit- pursuer and the rest of the day
. Last week Comdr. Shook assumed on this Station: used to think water was empty, iously as possible. This wedid to kept our planes working on the ... ,
his newest duty-officer in Nov. 18: \\illiam James natter- except for stray fishes. Our guide the very best of our ability for we Japs-they (Not the Japs!) did a
charge of the station rationing ton and :Mary Clair :Mufeihill; Nov. was ancient and voluble: he knew were about in the position of a man wonderful job,
board which now includes all rationed 19: Vincent Francis ll.irburia and every pebble on the bottom, and with a toy pistol against a Sher- "Late in the afternoon we were
commodities. I'atricla Grace Turner; Nov. 28: had the old cat-fish named. man tank. The bad part was that subjected to a large air attack but
The commander was married in Samuel \\ildham Reed and Eva: Love, the Japs were faster than we, and our planes met the Japs a good
Rockville Md to the former Margaret N'ormanell Clardy; Her. 1: Kobert JEAN. sure enough, they soon came into way from the ship, shot down a
'--.m--- Mary Murphy of Bagfot 1'. Jarbemi and LaVina \\ihlin. P S. On the Jungle Cruise, there sight. big number, and sent the rest
Surrey, England, on 14 March -- -- T3S--- were some sailors from our base "Meanwhile: we had launched scooting for home.
1923. They have three children, DETROIT < CNS)-The smell of who were lots of fun; we all came quite a few" aircraft armed to the "It's no use saying all of us
Nancy Lee, aged 15; Betty Jean, a peeled orange so upset William home on the train together. One teeth and with orders to attack. weren't scared. We were a plnty
aged 13; and Justin Jr.. aged 8. Pace that he stalked from his Dill Long I'd like to see again. The Japs had "started, firing at but happily, we all worked Jut a*
They reside at1816 Rlverdale home in rage, roared away in his lie laughs at the right things. and us. I state flatly I don't like being well as, If not better than we ever
Road. car and crashed into a tree. not too much. shot at. The Jap shells make had before."

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Page Four .JAX AIR NEWS y\

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filiation Office at to the Copies
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are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, Chaplain Leo J Slillpasw, Lt. (jg) ChCUSNIt
the Naval Air Technical Training Center the Headquarter
of the Naval Air Operational Training Command Nasa When God Says "NO."
Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs Naval Auxll.
lacy Air Station Cecil Field. the Naval Air Gunner School, The story is told of a little girl who, in
the U. S. Nval Hospital the Naval Auxiliary Air Station
Municipal No. 1, and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station her childish imagination and desire, prayed
day ort to God for a hundred beautiful dolls at Christmas -

Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall L'SN time. Christmas morning came and, full
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training
of expectation, she ran downstairs, there to

Captain Commanding Herbert E.Officer Regan. USN find only one simple little doll. Her father,

Jacksonville Naval Air Station J, Kr somewhat of a cynic, teased her by saying,

Captain Joseph B. L 'nch. USNR "What's the matter didn't God answer your
Commanding Officer prayer?" Drawing the little doll more closelyin
Naval Air Technical Training Center
I her arms she sweetly replied, "Oh yes,
Captain John J, O'Mallev (MC). USN a "
Commanding Officer God answered my prayer, He said 'No'.

U. S Naval Hospital Few of us have the great understanding >

Colonel Martin J. Kelleher, USMC (Ret.) expressed so simply by that child. All
Commanding Officer j -c :
Marine Barracks : V. Att. through )life we are constantly being confronted -

with refusals. In childhood, those ,'
Commander Edward E. Dolecek USN ,
Naval Commanding Air Gunners'Officer SchoolCommander l. \ ),, y who loved us and knew what was best for us V
:; often had to turn a deaf ear to our pleas. In r
Frank T. Corbln. USN
Commanding Officer the Navy, too, the commanding officers must
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Green Cove Springs sometimes refuse individual requests in or-

Commander Michael P. Officer O\lch. USN of yours?" der to protect the interests of that individualor
Naval Auxiliary Commanding) Air Station, Cecil Field the greater good of his group. The absence -

of mate foul the schedule ofa
Commander Carl F. Nleberle USN) one may up
Commanding! OfficerKaval AMUSEMENT CALENDAR whole crew.
Auxiliary Air Station: Municipal No. 1
As the thing we desire becomes more
XJeut. Comdr. M V Merritt, USNR
in understanding of
Commanding Officer MAIN STATION precious our eyes, our
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Ma)port 'the refusal becomes less and less. There
Today-"STAGECOACH.;' John Wayne, Andy' Devlne, Claire Trevor.In .
Lieut Col. William T. Evans. USMC (Ret.) this reissue, the early days of the old west are relived In a 'comes a time when we pray for the life of

Marine Commanding Aviation Detachment Officer uell-made high class "..,-tern. Plenty of romance and action (10)). a parent, brother, sister, or shipmate, and
Friday-"SWING HOSTESS," :Martha Tllton. A mlxup In recordings I sometimes God has to say "No." At mo- .
, The JAX AIR NEWS receive Camp Newspaper servloematerial Martha her her vocal ability, .
deprive Tilton of chance to
Re publication of credited matter prohibited prove ments like this we feel the urge to rebel,
without permission of CNS. \Nar Department, 2u5 E.4Snd while a rival who can't sing gets her credit Eventually! the truths ,
St., N. Y. C.___ discovered, and :Martha wins! recognition aw well an the leaderof to lose faith, to disregard our religion as
the band. I being worthless. It takes a deeper understanding ;

Think It Over Saturday-"SOULS AT SEA" Gary Cooper I George Raft Another a truer evaluation of religion and
reissue of a great picture of the past. Fine acting by a good cast I religious principles to make us know that
.. In this
What could be more fitting than investing Sunda.v-"SOMETHING sapa: early FOR sea-going THE BOYS men." Carmen )Miranda Vivian God knows best, knows what is best for us ;1

our money today in a cause similar to Blaine. This musical, comedy deals with three cousins who meet and for the the subject of our prayers.It .

that for which Christ died on the cross ? He for the first time when they jointly' Inherit a plantation In Georgia. I II doesn't take much of a character to receive -

lived and died that honesty, integrity, Uhen their anticipated "Gone-11'ith-the-Wind" mansion turns the answer "yes", but it takes a HEAL
out to he a down-at-the-heels domicile they decide to convert It
righteousness and justness might prevail Into a home for soldier and their wives. The members of the man or woman to stand up and accept the

upon this earth. household from then on become Involved In several marital sit, answer "no" and then carryon.

We of America, and particularly of the uations. ((11). i I '*________
have Monday-"MEET; ME IN ST LOUIS," Judy Garland :Margaret ()
Navy, an opportunity today to sacri- 'Brlt'II'1 Radio
Adapted from Sally Benson's "Kensington Avenue" Navy Programs
fice that the very things for which He died "sketches which appeared In the St'w41rker, this is a comedy

may be perpetuated. drama about the :Wraiths of St Louis, a lively middle-class familyof TIIUKSD\Y

-1s The leaders and the peoples of the aggressor eight during the years of 1903-04. Included in the story of "Service= Tlllle"-WI (CBS) 16O-1625"
\ their family circle are of the minor sorrows and much of '
nations have many ,
apparently to ignore "Something for the ( lrl-\\'J.-\" 1HI.V1MO a
the laughter identifiable with average American life. ((12). I I J
the of Christ who "Navy lI..adllnt'-\\'JIIi. 1835-1840 .
r teachings suffered "
Tuesday-"ENTER ARSENE: LUPIN Ella Ratites, George" Kun In.
"The First Line"VMBK CBS 220022306'IIIDAl'
that we might live. It happens in England A romantic jewel thief follows a girl and ( )

It is useless for us to reiterate here the steals her emerald to prevent her being, murdered by her plotting ,I;
many dastardly deeds which they have per- relative. lie gets the jewel and the girl-but Scotland lard I "Sen lo* Time"-WMBR: (CBS) 1600-1625
gets him. (13)). "Navy News"-UJAX 17SO-1755:
petrated on innocent and defenseless hu .
'ednetodl-u30 SECONDS OVER' TOKYO Spent TI'8'an "Navy lIt'ftctlhlf'"U-\\'JIU' 1835.1841)SATURDAY
mans. That story has been told so many times Johnson Based on Major Ted Law son'* account of the first! bombIng .,

that it is indelibly impressed upon the mindsof of Tokyo by American planes, this details the training "HalU of :\Iontezllma"-WI'DQ (M) 1800-1830
all freedom loving peoples. ning, and raw courage that wept into the mission. Against Illan-1 "SIt), \\'ings"-UMAX 1 f'00-19! 30
Is told the true-to-life of Lawson his '
i a background story ) "Meet four Sa\'y"-\\'JIIP Blue 1930.2000SUNDAY
The Pearl Harbor Day War Bond drive is wife, and their unborn child. (15). ( )

nearing a climax-in fact the final day, Dec. Figure in parentheses are play dates for the student offk-erV I -

7, is here. What are we going to do about it? auditorium. "Bluejacket Choir"-WMIW: (CBS) 1105-1130
--- -------- "I'adflc S'tor "WJAX NBC 2330-2400
-- -- ) ( )
Sacrifices which we make today to purchase -
war bonds may be almost as importantin

future years as the sacrifice which Christ / ;?f. GOJ\MUH(\ E2 "U."Service S. Navy Time"Hand"-U'MBR:-UMAX(CBS(NBC) ) 1230-1245 1600-1625

made upon the cross. We are not being called (! : "Bill Nalle-Blueja*'ket 1)lanld-WM 1630-1645

upon to spill blood, to suffer the tortures of ;. J C ,-y ... .-___- "Na\y News"-UJAX 1750-1755
nails driven into our bodies, to thirst. We :._ -=---7'"_ .: "Navy lft'Bdllnflt"-WJIIP 1835-1840

are only being called upon to provide money Got my orders; today-I'm relieving a WAVE for Happy hour TUESDAY
-:- "Service! Time"-U'MBR: (CBS) 1600-1625
which of the
will assure our fighting men I don't mind o\'erM'as-1 alvvaja wanted .
j going a XlpK) Ughtf'r.Tht' "Something fur the lrl.-\\'JAX 1815-1830
necessary equipment make righteousness "Navy headlines-WJIIPUKDNKSD4Y 1835-1840
prevail over evil in this universe. new foxhole on Guadalcanal:!have all the modern convenience .

i J Think about it in this, the Christmas seat of a hole in the I ground. "Service Time"-U'MBR (CBS) 1600l 625
and if can't find it within -:- "Navy News"WJAX"Navy 1750-1755
, Hon, see you your When I took my physical the doctor examined my blood-he offered Headline 1840t
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power to dig down deeper into your pocket me fifty dollars a case for It. r.apooaanisacoaooealaoaaoanaoocarsms
and purchase just one more War Bond. -:-
The lat time I went: oversea I suffered from Mal de Mare-Brook-
: lyn translation-seHicknesH. '
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( From Other Papers I It was a swell trip-something-new:- coming up every minute. : "' 0 ..

I'd like to go to Jla"ali-the land of pineapple and Hula Dancers, ProltkUat Chapel: Muslim Road sad An..*.

l' Christmas comes but once a year, 'tis true; but you know what a IluU Darner is-that's a grass skirt with jet I C730 0030-!Holy Communion .
-Tialnlns Center
t ervlce.
It does come, nevertheless.Even iropiilsion. t*>30-Sunday :School" UmHII chapel),
in wartime, and with conditions greatly Nm-Ceneral l Divine .en Ice.
I changed for us all, there's still to be a Christmas. "Yea" Wa One 1845-Vesper neixUe.
I' New Books In Culholir chapel: MvitU Hoad sad lllrmll Aresaa
Coed: "I said
some foolish
And there'll always be a Christmas, so long as ItttO M au.
Hit godless nations do not possess the globe. things to John last night." (/jOOMasa.ObOMIIS8..
1,I' There'll even be peacetime Christmases again one't Station 'Library Second same: "Yes ?" Otto: -Man*..
' cof these days Yuletide such as we used to have in First: "That was one of them" llfjO-Maw.
: the old days before Pearl Harbor, holiday seasons WIDE IN THE SOLOMONS, by I e 1700-Mam.
't when Peace on Earth and Good Will to men will Osa. Johnson Cannibal huntingin U4'turtI": 1ftI thrUlUn. ScUitfe *rvlre Mittla R*.d sad Hlrmlali
t'* more than merely pretty memories.Yeh the Pacific Isles.'' | A youngster was leading a donkey 'lldO'IIUt-Small chapel.
Mate such a Christmas will come again IF- NIGHT UNTO :NIGHT, by Philip I,i past a group. of soldiers when Latter l).v .I..1I l : Small..rhaprl, .rur .f
f an'1;(,nly IF-we win this war. I l\)lit'. Philosophical novel whose one of the khaki-tlnd toys decided and Hinniiuhuni.
---The Bluejacket. setting is the Florida <'o?st.VE I| to have some, fun. ""'hy are )ou JruUh 1'JOO .ertiee Mutual:meeting Small', Chapel. (Wednesday(Muftiln) Road and Dlrnune-
STOOD ALONE, by Dorothy holding on to )unr brother so hom Avenue).
Any service man who's been there will tell you Adam Poland during the prewar tight" the soldier asked? 'To 16U> -Sdbbuth Seivlie (Friday). .+
that in Chicago they know how to treat the boys I jcars.BOOMKKANG. I keep him from joining the Army," C10 1730---Sabbuih Devotion*Stivlte"iTurnday iSatuMUy:) NAllS).and Cecil Weld.
and gills in uniform. Most bluejackets will declare ; by \\illiam C. I came (back the replyta 1730-U101l0n. Thumduy) Green Cove! springs
is the bent Chamblisar of the "4
emphatically that the Windy City liberty story ----
town in the country. And even if a sailor has a preference Pacific. Too Much l'attcIQ There's not much left I In the shops for Christmas
for Milwaukee, or New York or San Fran- DAY OF FINE, by Leonard Ba "I hear Hitler N sick" presents, what's there costs like hell .shopping's no
tiMO or Atlanta, or some other city, he'll agree that con.nlume of verse.STUIPKD "Yeah, to mmh Patton medicine. fun In a crowded department store anyway and the
there's nothing wrong with Chicago. ; BASS, b.V O. H. I>. Kod- ." most appreciated present you can give that gal for
They always do thing. big in Chicago big buildings man Where, when and low to the Yuletide is one she knov will help get this mess tl
big gangsters, big rucceseee, big failures. Its catch them. Purely Fl tlon over in a hurry. So why not use War Bonds for your
) doubtful, however, if they have ever done any- UK HIDE \\HITE: DONKEY,, A recruit recently apprntM'h..l the Christmas presents this year? They're simple and
thing bigger than their current job of showing the by George Panetta Sketches of librarian in one i>f the areasMe? *-)%- comparatively( inexpensive to purchase, the shipping
eervkemen and women that they'ie proud of all who family life.TKEAT'V ly he asked: "Do )ou have a copy charge Is nil, and each one will keep your name
wear our country's uniform. When a bluejacket hits POUTS, by iiaiiett of .Man The Master of Woman1' binning in her memory as long tut there's a U. S. -
Chicago, the town is his. Dance*, shows!, entertainment Abend. historical aevount eof The librarian's reply was" government to pay the interest Get mart; get 'er
meals, lodging-all these, thing are free. those |Ports< on the China (..16"( I brusque: "" 041'11 have lo 1. 4.k in a Bond!
I -The Skywriter sow in t t''Y baD..... the fk'lion section for that." -The Bluejacket.L .



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: Japs Who Wouldn't Stay Dead '
II 1945 1945

: Harassed Fighters In Pacific J1l ff\WtUfs

fly camp Newspaper Service

Lessons learned In combat ex-

k ert great influence on training Quiz ContestQUESTIONS
doctrine. The reception and eval1I -
uation( of information concerning ( PRINTED ON Y

battle experiences is, the Job of PACE
C-3 the operations and training:
division of the General Staff ANSWERS:

Some of the reactions of Individual 1. (a) On the border between ., .
soldiers to the fighting on Switzerland and Austria. : -
Kwajaleln and the Palau Islands (b) On the border between .
are given below. The problem France and Italy. .- . _- :'E8RUARn h :' (:.n : ._''NlARCH.:_': "tj. :" :' .
under consideration ts the destruction 2. :Mogul Emperor Shah Jehan '
1M' W rM 'S W s T W TN
1M' rM s M C I
of Jap pill-boxes. built it as a tomb and a memorialto
Sgt. Paul K. Barry, assistant his wife. 1 2 3 4 S 6''' 1 2 3 1 2 3
rifle squad leader reports: "The 3. (c) Is correct.

Kwajaleln Island were often con ( ) flowers 14 15 16 17 11 19 20 11 12 13 14 151617 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
nected by tunnels, which made It (c) seeds and podsd
extremely hazardous to go inside ( ) roots 21,22 23 24 25 2627_ 131920 2122_ 23 24,11 19 20 21 22 23 24

a knocked-out emplacement to (e) bulbs _28293031 23262721 25262721293031'S.
(f) leaves -
check it for enemy soldiers.
"The (g) fruit
enemy would crawl into x '
the tunnel while the bunker was 5. True.

being blown up, ahd then come 7.6. True.George III. o
out into the bunker-*galn when
8. Nd. In
traveling down the
things quieted down. It is betterto
Malay peninsula it would have
burn them
out and then cover
f. up the opening." been necessary for you to cross a
part of Thailand. ,
From S/Sgt. George H. Kolbe. 9. Robert Louis Stevenson's ...' i t
rifle squad leader: "Our first nighton 'Treasure Island"

the Island was one of many 10 In the reconstruction period .
experiences. We had all dug In following the Civil War It was
and made preparations to spend used by Southerners to describe I U T W TN T a 1M' W TN 'I I M T W 1M r I

the night. Just as it got dark, Northerners who Invaded the South 1 2 3 4 S 6 7 1 2 3 4 3 12
'r we had a pretty A
good scate. looking for speculative or commercial -
bunker was located in the center 'I ) openings. The majority of 9 10 11 12 13 14 6 7 1 9 10 11 12 3 4 5 67_ 9

of our area out of which ran : these Northerners carried their 1516 17 18 19 20 21 13 14 15 16 171$19 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
about six Japs. During the day, ,I possessions in carpetbags.
that particular bunker was gren- --- -- 22 23 24 2526_ 27 21 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 17 11 19 20 21 22 23

aded quite a few times. In fact, 29 30 27 28 29 30 31 24 25 26 27 2. 29 30

our outfit into It.had dropped eight grenades i Dewey Park Men

"The only way you can make '

sure of those bunkers is to burn i Must Get Pass l
them or blow them sky high The -
Japs can take a lot of punishment i I I II
and are harder than hell to I j I Men living in Dewey Park who _
kill. A bunker that is leveled with i travel to and from their units in ;
I I .
I dungarees must obtain a special Jk./.ilfk I U
the ground is the only good bunk .0.. 0 (. -
er." pass prior to 11 December, according '

S 'Sgt. Arthur Savaloja, rifle i to a personnel officer's directive ... .- '" ''' ... '-,- '" .. ... '.. .
squad leader, has the floor: "We I Issued last week. ,- ,,\1'':''ULY:1': :' :. ..ifi .._._" '... ,. A"GUS9"" ._ '. __ .... 'SEP.Tf: m 8E 1. : .. ., '
The present system of allowing \
1 found an for the
rl interesting use Dewey Park personnel to pass a M T W 114 1 a 1M' W TN 'I I'" T W 1M'S. n
smoke grenade on the afternoon
of Feb. 4. through the station gate to and 1 2 3 4 S 6 7 1 2 3 4 1 ., :
from their homes in dungareeswill "sn
1 "The engineers who worked : be discontinued on that date, '-910 11 12 13 14 $ 9 10 11 234_ 5 6 7 8 1
1 with our squad' on a large bunker I I"J and the will
were having quite a time. They valid. new pass then become 15 16 17 II 1920 21 12 13 14 1S 16 17 1. 9 10 11 12 13 14. 1S

had thrown a satchel charge Inside Squadrons will issue passes to 22 23 2423 26 27 2S 19 20 2122_ 23.24 2S 16 17 11 19 20 21 22

the bunker waited and nothing their own personnel residing In 29 30 31 26 27 21 29 30 31 "? 2425 26 27 23 29
P happened. They tried another Dewey Park and the station per-
j{ with the same result. sonnel office will make up passes
.1 "We knew live Jape were inside for men other than those attachedto -

j and that gave one of the engineers squadrons upon submission of .
j an Idea. lie threw a smoke lists by department personnel officers.

1 grenade Into the bunker first, .
t then, when the interior was full The passes will be issued only t' 4f 1
of smoke, another satchel chargewas to those whose service records Indicate '

tossed inside and a huge ex- residence in Dewey Park. -, .
1)103101followed.. The engineerhad --------WA .
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figured that the Japs were .. .. .. ,"" -
finding the satchel charges and I British Use DogsAs :P'Jt 0<1>0 ClQSE R)-:',tif ''1_IL..4.' -" ->'.''In .'EmBER-'''! -. -- "". --- -'DECEUBER'-' -. .... I I1M'
pulling the fuses until they were
I Mine DetectorsTHE W 1M I I M T W 1M I 1M' W TM 1 S
blinded by the smoke of the ,
grenade." I NETHERLANDS (CNS) 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 1 3 1

Sgt. Myles Champion assistant I -Dogs, mongrels as well as pedi- 7 1 9 101112 13 4 5 6 7 1 9 10 2 2 4 S 6 7 1
quad leader: "In this particular greed canines are working with
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case. we were advancing behind the British 2nd Army as mine
the 2d battalion when we stoppednear detectors. 21222324232621_ 11 19 20 21 22 23 24 16 17 11 19 20 21 22 .. 4 4

a pill-box. Assuming everything They are proving particularly I 21 29 30 JI 2S 26 27 21 29 30 ;. M.. 2s26272i29 i
was already cleared out by successful, front line dispatches
the front line troops, we failed to report in locating the new non- .____ 1

take cover and bunched up like metallic mines the Germans have WD Won't Tell Anyone Ministers To -
bananas on a stalk .About the developed and are using in great It's Rough Going Jax
time we decided to do some check. numbers on the Western Front. About GI Disabilities I

lug up, the Japs beat us to the Such mines defy detection by elec- But DeliverIt's Here w
Tugs Meet
draw by appearing just out of trically-operated magnetic detonators i WASHINGTON (CNS) CI's Monday ;,

the entrance to the pill-box and who get CDDs will be able to keep most of the
firing a few shots at a very surprised How the dogs find the non- their physical afflictions a secret rough going Administration Members of the Jacksonville ,
but the War Shipping I
bunch of dogfaces. Mr. San- metallic mines, even their han from now on the War Department I way. 's ocean-going tugs have Ministerial Alliance will hold their
}) could have made It bad for us dlers don't know. All they say is has decided. I
total of this
towed Navy equipment a regular monthly meeting on
hal he been more of a marksman that they must work by instinct i j Discharge certificates for men
both Atlantic and
527.171 miles in
Station Monday 11 December, it
and had we been lacking several and sense of smell. i' and women leaving the services Pacific waters. .
1 men" In favorable terrain ground' physical has been announced. The session .
fast-thinking will no longer mention their | Dozens of the War Shipping I "'"
V* --- that has not been plowed by shellsor II II conditions under a new \VD.11 f Administration's Fleet of seagoing will convene at the Protestant
bombs-one dog will proceed And furthermore any
Bewildered tugs are engaged in trans- Chapel. .
Swedes through a minefield at a rate of GI whose discharge'
discharged 10
I I ocean towing. During the first It has been announced that this I
30 yards a minute covering a lane contains i detrimental remarks
Joes I months of this they delivered i
By Jitterbug 8 feet wide They feel their way i about his physical condition may 212 tows consisting year of 329 units. I will mark the first time that the

STOCKHOLM (CNS) -U. S I Il cautiously but surefootedly, over return it to the Adjutant General In addition to the tugs operating ; Jacksonville ministers a& a group

& aviators Interned in Sweden have ground where minefields are believed I In Washington and receive the in the Pacific waters nine havebeen I have made a visit to the Station.

!.Intro'luced jitterbugging!* to Swedish sown always keeping their new form. assigned to the European the : They will be afforded an opportunity \
girU noses to the ground, sniffing rap and for .
in atre for special operations to meet the Navy chaplains .
remarked bystander idly, and keeping their eyes open. mine usually is found exactly
I assume" a I
artificial harbor purposes and determine the type of
When to a suspicious front of their noses, but occa-
after watching the gyrations they come
----- -- VI- I work which they are doing among; i
and sionally the dog may be wrong by
"that they get married aft I spot, they squat immediately GET ON TIIK BOND WAGON i Naval personnel located here.
erwards." ____keep their noses pointed at it. The 1 or 2 feet t

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By Bernard Kahn, Y3c Here Is the tentative varsity basketball roster for the Jacksonville Running For High sy

The redoubtable 1944 Flier football squad, accompanied Naval Air Station Fliers' squad: Rate-Rank Football HonorsThe

Name POI lit Ae ExperiencewS'lh't.JriTl..
; by wives, sweethearts and dates, as the case may be, was Trosper Joe K 5' 6" 23 Oklahoma City SpA)2c)
entertained at a de luxe banquet and dance in the cloistered Kaiser, Dave F 6' 1" 20 U. of Wise fresh) Milwaukee Wig. AOM3C Marines of VF-4 have a 1'
Frazier J'ke F 5'11" 27 BowdoIn College Newton, Mall. strangle hold on the Station'
downtown salon of the Windsor Hotel last Thursday evening. Brainard K. F 6* 2X Newton, Kan.. H.S. Newton Kan. AMM2C touch football title.
It was a final gesture of acclaim for the Snyder dam F 6' 3" 24 Tech Atlanta I : Ga. Sic
high spirited crew of athletes Stanford Glendale Calll.. Lieut, 0 jg) VF-4 is the only
F 5'11" 23 undefeated
who their all for ol' NAS Jax this SChrOt'd'rbT.
gave good season.A C 6' 2' 24 Wayne State Tchrf Anton, Iowa Ensign team still surviving in the play
number of distinguished gathered to tribute SImpson Bill C 6' 2'Spradl'y. 23 Seton Hall S Orange, N.J. Ensign
personages pay
} LieutMann offs, but the Leathernecks
Stendal. Ind must
to the coaches and players, including Rear Admiral Andrew C. Tom. Bill C C $6'' 2"4":: 25 26 Purdue Oakland City Terre lite.. Ind. Capt.USMCR hurdle a high barrier in their {

r? McFall Chief of NAOT, and Comdr. John Raby, 'Station Executive Shee'n. K.M. C 6' 3" 22 New York H.S. New York S2c next game.
:;.i Officer, two ardent sports fans who rooted and tooted for the Hodde, Gor. O 6' 2" 23 Crescent A.C., N.Y. New York 1st Lieut.2nd Lieut.
J Brown. Gil G 6' 3" 20 Bradley Tech, fresh Princeton 111. VF-4 embattles the VF-4 Ord. '
I j' team just like and I, Mac. 'lll.Rob'nsd'le
you 2nd Lieut.
Mottram B 1 G 51\ 8"5'llr 21 Hlnidale. H S. nancemen this week, and the
t I The Thanksgiving party was informal and the officers and men Levine, Jas. G 22 Minnesota (frosh) 1 Minn.. 1st LieutAM3c strong Ordnance outfit is
Wis capableof
from the Navy and Marine Corps who played side by side on the Borner. Geo. G 6' 1" 22 Minnesota ) Lieut.
Serfust'l, L. G 6' 2" 20 Sampson Navy 43-44 Buffalo. N. Y. 2nd breaking the :Marines' vice-like
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gridiron gobbled steak and talked turkey as they met together in I grip on the title.
a group for the last time. That football imbues men with the proper The playoff standings howf
I esprit! de corps was clearly evidenced at the shindig. Is Next i
Fast Georgia Tech VF-4 ban won five games with Iii-.E- :
J There were short speeches, stories and more than one sharp jokeas out a loss while VF-4 Old won V \

the footballers huddled. The refreshments were good to the last five and lost one. A & R I Is tied _I

... drop and there' was a spot of entertainment, too. In fact, the hula girl For Flier Basketball FiveA for second place with five victories
reminded us of Johnny Donaldson, sans a grass skirt, shaking his tricky and one defeat and a win

hips at enemy tacklers. pair of easily won tune-up games have afforded the Main Sta by the Ordnancemen over VF-4 .

Perhaps no single factor contributed so much to the success and tion's Fliers an opportunity to develop their basketball technique in would throw the lead Into a
I spirit of the football banquet as did Admiral McFall's presence. The actual competition before they meet a first class opponent. three-way tie. j

.::10 tall" _erect Admiral has the knack of making the men feel at ease Coach Sax Elliot's Fliers buried the Jacksonville Army Weather The VF-4 squad peeled its third

# and he himself is at home in a sports crowd, for he was graduate I Station under a 82 to 27 score I win of the week off the assembly .,'
manager of athletics and a smokebail pitcher at the Naval Academy. and they thrashed Municipal No. line Tuesday by blanking Seaman ;

Before Adm. :McFall spoke, the squad rose Involuntarily In respect Name Lt. Faurot l's Navy cagers, 89 to 25, in Guard, 60. Kit Kittrell completed .1.;,j
because they knew they had a friend and a staunch supporter in him. warm-up events. a pass to Dillon for the decisive ,::1

And the Admiral really made an open field run for football in his Sports DirectorAt However, the honeymoon is over score. VF-4 also felled VPB, 1-0, ,
in overtime
an battle and Kittrell
bried address. ..1
now and the Fliers face Georgia
broke loose for touchdown
"Football Is the greatest sport in the world to prepare a man Main Station Tech at Atlanta Saturday night. the Marines whipped a 0 & G, '.oJ
for battle, declared the Admiral."I The collegians are expected to
In the biggest battle of the
'- am very proud of the coaches and you players for what you Lieut. Don Faurot Is the new furnish a stiff test for the Sta entire playoff series far Ado ;
-' have produced. I have never seen any group play harder than this sports director for the Main Station tion's courtmen.It R knocked VF-4 Ordnance,out \
,: gang. You gave up a lot of time and outside amusement during off according to an announcement is still too early to make of the unbeaten ranks, 6-0. Itaniy y.I
duty hours to play and you furnished fine entertainment for the Sta.. made by Lieut. Comdr. any appraisals of the Flier five, & fired a to O'Hearn- ',<;

tion. I know the other officers and enlisted personnel feel as I do," Lawrence HaskeU), Athletic and but it diiplajed potential offensive the second' pas half for the lone

said Adm. McFall. Welfare Officer. strength In Its openers score.A \
lie likened a football team to a Naval task force, and compared the Faurot, one of the befit known against admittedly weaker ri- I
& R also thumped 0 & G, 12 .
quarterback to the commander of the force. football coaches In the country, vals. o
to 0, with rifled
"We are Jill part of a great team that's going to win this war," needs no Introduction to sports Coach Elliot has a pair of high touchdown shots Ramsay to Welker. two

said the Admiral "Shortly, I hope, I'll be out in the thick of It and followers here. scoring forwards in Little Joe VF-4 Ordnance walloped .'C

I only hope that" I have the privilege of having some of you fightingmen As sports director, Faurot will Trosper and Dave Kaiser and a T-4 by 180. Kiser decisively tossed to
with me serve as general supervisor of
fine all around playmaker in Gor- Wilks and Lamb hurled to
Comdr. Raby drew a parallel between sports and combat and he athletic competition for theCommandant's Frey .
don Hodde a veteran guard. and Petty for trio of touch
can speak as an authority on both for he was a former Annapolis Cup and the Ad- "We'll be hard to beat If our downs. ('
.- athlete and he wears the DFC and the Navy Cross as a result of miral's Cup.Faurot defense improves," Coach
says Seaman Guard blasted aside I
heroic action in this war. succeeds Lieut. John Elliot. "\\'e have enough of fen-' Personnel, 360. The Guardsmen !
"The most Important thing is teamwork, whether you are here Mason, who was detached recently she ability. ,
::, playing football or out there scrapping," asserted the Executive: and reported to the Pacific In from nosed out T-4. 1.0, in an extra period I
winning the outmanned tussle.
,, Officer. "Without a doubt teamwork is the thing that Is going Coat for duty outside the Jacksonville
Army crew, Trosperand T-4 laced Personnel 1.0 and
to win this war." continental limits of the U. S. I 1
Kaiser each in VPB used Personnel ,
dropped eight as a punch-
Lieut Comdr. Lawrence Haskell Station Welfare and Athletic
field goals. Hodde and Dill Mott- ing bag again, 120. Personnel has
Officer the Fliers the back.
a pat on
-I ram sank four floor shots been
apiece. handicapped by the transfer ,
i "I've never seen a group put more into It and come along faster 'jl
than you fellows," Comdr. Haskell asserted. "The coaches have donea Tigers Invade All told, 15 Fliers participated in I of several of its star performers 4
the Just before the
great job, too. No one knows better than I the sacrifices you men carnage. playoffs got under :
have made to come out for practice after doing* a full day's work. I Hank Puncochar, former Santa way. L.
Jax Eleven At Clara ace who is the
I just want you to know that I and the other men on the Station apt the mainspringof The standings: ;
preciate it. No one can ever tell me that athletics aren't worthwhile." Army punctured the tJ :
Flier defense and bucketed VF-4 3'o
t Lieut Jim assistant coach who Is known to the nine
Tatum, grid men -
A & R .
field goals and free : :-1.833
1400 Sat.The one throw for
Tate the of the coaches for the '
as "Big expressed appreciation 19 points and individual VF-4 Ord. 3 1.633
players' wholehearted co-operation. And Allie White, star tackle, laurels. scoring Seaman Guard 3 4 ,420O
served as a mouthpiece for the squad and replied for the players. The Station's Tigers risk their & G 1 3 :.260 "
eloquent linesman thanked the high ranking officers for the interest undefeated grid record against Trosper and Kaiser again paced T-4 1 3 .260
they displayed in the team. strong Edward Waters College of the Fliers in the victory over Municipal VPB 1 5 .166

"We got a big lift In one game In which we were behind," said Jacksonville Saturday afternoon at No. I, Little Joe, a five- Personnel 0 4 .000

White, "when Capt. Smith (Station Commanding Officer, who was 1400 on the downtown field on foot-six Oklahoman who is unerringly -

detached last week) came Into the dressing room at halftime and Myrtle Ave. accurate with his one-hand

,, gave us a pep talk. It meant a lot to us." The game matches two of the push shots, racked up 14 points Ft. Pierce-Topples
and Kaiser
Arnold Finnefrock, sports editor of the Times-Union, was lavishIn toughest negro teams in the state. looped 10 points
his praise of Head Coach Don Faurot and he commented on the They clashed earlier in the season, through the hoop. Jeff Jeffries and
:: tremendous Improvement the Fliers made after the opening game. but a dispute arose over a penalty Tom Lesko netted 12 points apiece 3rd Air Force 76By 1
to lead
t There was a lot more to report, too, but we lack the time, the space I and the Edward Waters Coach ordered the losers.C04i'h '.
t. and the adjectives to tell it all. A few notes scribbled on a napkin I. his players off the field and listed Elliot has tentatively scoring a 7 to 6 victory over

remind us that Gus Letchas was a typical new daddy, proudly displaying forfeited the game to the Station. 15 players on the varsity the powerful Third Air Force ,,
.' a lock of hair from his six week old son's roof Vince I The Irving Kler-coached Navy roster, but it Is subject to changeand Gremlins Sunday at Tampa, the .

Martin was conspicious by the battle stars on his campaign ribbons Tigers added another win to their several be of the "U" squad famed Ft. Pierce Naval Amphibs

Big Francis Mattingly and Kit Kittrell almost burst a lung sing list last week by whitewashing may tinue to show promoted If they con- strengthened their claim as one of ;1

ing "Deep in the Heart of Texas" Sgt. Brad Ecklund, the affable Florida State Normal College at Improvement the best football teams in the i

', peroxide blond, was called Swabbie by his teammates, which, as Charlie St. Augustine, 310. Kemp's pass- The Flier mentor is adding the country this season. ),
Keown said, is the highest compliment a sailor can pay a marine. Ing and Sconnus' running featuredthe finishing touches to the 1914.45 The big, tough and experienced ;
.' One of the best stories was the one Finnefrock told about Bill victory. schedule, which will embrace a Ft. Pierce team Is unbeaten and '

Kltkpatrick, ace sailor guard. It seems that when the Fliers playedan t-gi!. number service teams.of topflight college and untied. .1

army eleven, "Kirk" repeatedly smacked a second looey in the : Ft. Pierce produced Its score
backfield hard And each time after he nailed the officer, Station BowlersOff In the last minute of the second

:. Klrkpatrick would say "By your leave, Sir." quarter when Big Bill Daley,

Someone also spun a yarn about the first time Wade Walker, tackle, To SavannahA WAVES Play First All-America ace, broke loose on
reported to the University of North Carolina for grid practice. "Whatdo a 61-jard touchdown run. Lee

you play?" asked the coach. "Line," replied Walker. "What petition slx-man bowling team will Game 16 Dec. Bruckner converted the placement .J
?" inquired the coach. "On my hands and knees, like the college which turned out to be the
represent the Main Station Sat-
The Station WAVES'
retorted Walker. winning
players, varsity
urday and
Sunday at Savannah
Last, but not least, Coach Faurot acted as master of ceremonies and Ga. in matches with Chatham, basketball team will open the Daley, the hero, almost became

he performed like a professional.In Field and Hunter Field. season Saturday, 16 December, in the goat late in the last quarter
stowing the 1944 football season away in the locker with our the MainsideAUditorium against when he fumbled
The Station keglers will be In on the six-yard
'. summer whites, we'd like to say that Faurot is one of the finest charge of Lt. William Steinke. an Coach opponent Verla yet to be selected, line, and the Air Force recovered.
coaches who ever digested a fingernail announced.
Other members of Charlie Trippl, the Gremlins' ace,
the team
.' The laurel mills of the land have worked triple shifts turning out are Getting ready for the cage cam shot ..1
Moore a bullet Cook
-1! crowns for Faurot's brow ever since he crashed the big time with I and Perkins., Gidley, Veluzzla Herrin paign, the WAVE hoopsters are for a touchdown.pass John to Setenreich
i clubs at Missouri. Faurot's Fliers did not dozens practicing on brand
j championship possess new courts tried
It is expected the for the all important extra
i of big name stars like many of their worthy opponents, but they army keg- adjacent to Bldg. 720. Candidates i
lers will roll return point, but the giant Amphib line
here are still I
for that smart I welcome to .
, demonstrated a penchant guile bespoke coaching. the following weekend. report for rushed the kick and it was no
I ," In behalf of the thousands of fans who enjoyed the Station's foot- practice_Coach Hill said. good. 1

ball entertainment this season. The Sports Runway says to Coach The
line kept
rugged Ft. Pierce
Faurot, his helpers and to all the players: Boxer No Match For Wrestler the high scoring Air Force backs 1

THANKb. under their thumb only
yielding j
Says Lt. Cdr. Ed Don George four first downs.. I

Entries Pace Set --- -
Cage Sought Volleyball who would win a mixed match Johnny Donaldson Is

For Intramural LoopA By MI and SyntheticSynthetic between a champion boxer and a North Carolina Preflight but he ,
champion wrestler? spent four days aboard this Sta- Shipped To MemphisJohnny
practice round in the Station's and MI are pacing the That moot question In, an antiquated tion in connection with the Navy
Intramural basketball league will WAVES Volleyball league with as the mat and mitt athletic program Donaldson, S2c. is the
be played through December, "It Is latest member of the 1944 Flier
games themselves, but there I* unfair to a boxer to put
four for four, while NAOTC is
starting this Monday.The only one answer; to It accordIng him In the ring with a wrestler," football squad to shove off. .
league will officially open bringing up the rear with a flat to Lt. Comdr. Edward N. says George "The wrestler Donaldson has been transferred .

In January. zero percentage. The standings: : George I. would pin him every time. It is to NATTC, Memphis. The flashy

Teams desiring to enter the Team W. L Pet. "The wrestler would win, of. as unequal to match a prize 18-year-old Jesup, Ga., halfback

league are invited to contact Lt. Synthetic 4 0 1000 course," says Comdr. George. fighter against a wrestler as It scored nine touchdowns this pact
Sax Elliot (phone 498) or Lt. MI 40 1.000 Lt Comdr. George is better would be to pit a tennis player season to lead the Fliers.

Don Faurot.__(phone 8381). VM Officer 2 3 2 1 ..750!'JOO known in the realm of rasslin' as against a prize fighter." Another prominent player who vet-
departed la Lt. Faust
caiPUSH George ,
1 3 .250 Ed Don George, world's heavy- Comdr. George, a bull-fiddle
UP BOND SALES TO rraVchhuute 1 3 :.2-50 built eix-foot eran Minnesota and Chicago Car
P ,
weight from 1930 235-pounder
Loft 1 3 .,230 champion was an dinal fullback lie left for the '
PUSH DOWN THE JAE'S.r NAOTC 0 4 .000 through 1934. He is attached to Continued On Page SenD Pacific Coast FFT.



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7 December, 1944 JAX AIR NEWS Page_ Seven j

Lee and Cecil Fields, Jax Hospital ForDependents {Naval Activities Exceed 11-


"tIr\. No. 1 And Lake City Score Open 11th Dee To Quota In Chest Campaign :l c,

..} Favored Lee Field got off to a The Community War Fund drive (
good start last Friday as play began starred as Coach Sterling Continued From Page One Honor Memory went over the top on its closing :
in the NAOTC Inter-Station man's Municipal No. 1 Gess-I new hospital embraces four acres, date of 1 December. While there ,

Basketball League. feated the Naval Gunners. around its grounds. In all, the Horace WellsContinued are still some contributions to be
The Lee cagers polished off NAS ries and Lesko each wrinkled the the building so designed as to admit reported which will materially increase "
St. Simons Island, 40 to 34 in nets with 12 points.
the the maximum amount of sun From Page One the amount already collected *
inaugural league battle Gus Bro- The NAOTC loop goes into its and fresh air.Entering naval activities of Duval \ ,
berg, former Dartmouth ace, who second week of action Friday the building on the throughout the country, it was County have already exceeded ''J
la rated as one of the best perform night with four more games on east one finds a spacious lobby. learned, to pay tribute to this their $12,000 quota by more than I
dentist for his contribution -
era on the courts, led the Lee tap.Here brilliant )
Is not 91,000.
Lighting provided
is of his fellow
quintet to victory. the December schedule for to the welfare
the league: the sun streaming through the This is quite In line with the
held in practically city
In other every
opening games, NAS Friday, 8 DeCt'mber-NAS Jax at St. glass block wall, but by recessed response shown throughout .
and demon-
Lake City nosed out the NAS Simons island: Cecil at Lake fluorescent fixtures. This wing men in discovering Jacksonville and vicinity to the
Jacksonville "B" squad, '38-36; at Municipal No. It; and NAGS at May- strating the use of nitrous oxide,
port. contains semi-private rooms for Community War Chest appeal :
known "laughinggas
Jax as
Municipal No. 1 popularly
shaded Friday 15 December-NAS Jax at obstetrical patients. Completely which at last report had exceeded ;
NAGS, S3-29; and Cecil Field Cecil; Municipal No. 1 at St. Simons for eliminating pain during well
the out- S.IOOG-Q
the :)
surrounding wing on $ figure
licked Mayport, 4123. Island; Lake City at NAGS; and May- surgical operations.The s
side is a screened flagstone ter beyond the established quota.On .
Earl Hollingsworth, former U. podFrlafl ember-NAS Jax at opening address at the local
of :Minnesota hoopster, sparked the :Municipal No.1: NAGS at Cecil; St. race. gathering was made by John T. commenting on this fine 1
Lake City team in winning from Simons Island at Mayport; and Lee In the section connecting the Alsop, Jr., Mayor of Jacksonville. showing, Comdr R. R. Marken, .;
the NAS Jax "B" squad entry. He at Friday Lake City.29 DeCt'mber-NAGS at Jax first and second wings is located Dr. R. P. Taylor of the Jackson- Senior Chaplain, expressed his ap-
scored 10 points NAS; Mayport at Municipal No.1; the nursery-large enough to accommodate ville Dental Society welcomed the preciation for the fine cooperation
Jeff Jeffries and Tom Le ko co- Simons Cecil at Island.Found Lee;. and Lake City at St. 35 babies. dental officers, and Comdr. Fran- shown by all personnel, both serv-
The second wing is the surgical cis P. Snyder, chairman of the ice and civilian, of the Naval Air

wing. Here are two streamlined, Dental Officer's Dental Study Station, Naval Hospital, NATTC .
I ""fFilm} Army-Navy : Grid Ace excellently equipped delivery Club of the Jacksonville Naval Air and Auxiliary Stations within the '
j rooms. One wall of each deliveryroom Station, responded on behalf of II county. A good deal of the fine response -
Game In Detail Bruce Smith Is is solid glass block to take the dental officers. Visitors were shown is due to the fact
every advantage of natural light. introduced by Dr. H. L. Gay,, that monies thus contributed will
Arrangements have been made The operating room, farther down president of the society, and by go to the support not only of the
for the release of a detailed play- At Lee Field the passageway, is similarly con- Comdr. Snyder. regular Community Chest agen-
by-play motion cies but also to nineteen war relief -
picture of the structed. There are also two four- talk of the eve
:"Army-Navy football game at Bal I The mystery surrounding a guy bed wards in the wing. The principal delivered by Lt. Comdr. agencies, as well as for War
timore to members of the Armed named Smith has been solved. third is oi ning was Prisoners' Aid and the USO Wel-
I The wing composed outliningthe
I Edward L. Thompson, I
Forces throughout the world, it Ensign Bruce Smith, the stand- additional semi-private rooms for of anesthesia. Comdr fare Activities A complete tab
was announced by the Navy and out All America halfback who for children history ulation of contributions will be
medical cases, rooms is the chairman of the
War Departments.As soared to lofty heights in 1941 at with cribs instead of beds, and Thompson club's published in the next issue cf the
a result of the interest Minnesota, is a student officer al study program. I Jax Air News.
shown in the game by the service- NAAS Green Cove Springs. I a spotless, complete galley Comdr. R. B. Phillips read a .......
men, the Navy and War Depart- Smith's whereabouts have Throughout the hospital, In paper on anesthesia, and followed

ment heads have determined that haunted the Station for several the operating laboratories rooms! ,'the delivery most mod-and It with a demonstration to illustrate Need $225,000 :
his lecture.
effort will be month It
no spared to
expe- reported early
dite the film Veport of the gridIron In the football season that the The ern whole equipment building Is is In light evidence., airy the Captain Medical E.Department E. Smith, at head NAS of To Put Bond
classic to the Armed Forcesat Minnesota star was due here.
and cheerful-and In typically
home and Ever since Jacksonville and one of the senior
abroad.Undefeated then
rumor was rife
Navy style, epic and span. Drive AcrossContinued
Army trounced the that Smith was aboard but he flight surgeons of the Navy,
Navy, 23 to 7, before 70,000 fans just reported to Green Cove Visiting hours have been set at an honored guest at the dinner From One
in the 1914 service classic. Felix Springs last week.A 1400-1600 and 1900-2030 daily and which was attended by approximately Page

(Doc) Blanchard plebe fullback deal of Sunday. Visiting during other than 65 naval dental officers minute are reminded that the official
great interest in Smith regular hours will only be permitted from this area, 30 army dental
from Bishopville, S. C., was the centered about whether he would closing of the drive is scheduled
star of the day for Army. perform for the Station Fliers In unusual circumstances by officers from Camp Blanding, and for tonight, although money
the senior medical officer. I 38 local: civilian dentists. collected late today may be turnedin
who have their schedulenow.
Smith would Only acute medical, surgical,, The affair was the culmination tomorrow and count in the y
been ineligible
, Orange Bowl Honors and obstetrical cases will be ad- of plans formulated at a joint campaign.A .
to play as he is a student
committee meeting of representatives -
j Faurot With Scroll officer undergoing operational mitted to the hospital. Mental of the Dental Officers' Den- number of departments have
diseases, such as psychoses, pay reached but
training. already not only exceeded
Honor scrolls have been awarded choneurosis, contagious diseases, tal Study Club and the Jackson-
: to coaches whose football teams Smith starred for Great Lakesin chickenpox ville Dental Society at the NAS their quotas. Included are
such as ,
, mumps the executive department, the naval -
::1 have appeared in the Orange Bowl 1912 and he was a house afire scarlet Jacksonville Officers' Club last
diphtheria, smallpox,
New again in 1943 for Del committee hospital, T-5, T-l, X-l, stu-
,a Year's Day classics at Miami Monte Pre- fever, tuberculosis, and anterior Friday evening. The
Fla.Fifteen. flight, but he was inactive this members included Comdr. Snyder dent officers' headquarters, physi-
those requiring
of the nation's greatest season The Minnesota great is no domiciliary poliomyelitis care, or, such as senilityand of the Naval Hospital, Comdr cal training, and ordnance and

coaches will receive the scrolls, in- relation to the Bruce Smith (a chronic diseases, will not be T. V. Joseph of the Dispensary, gunnery.
eluding Lieut. Don Faurot of this Miami schoolboy) who played this admitted.The Comdr. A. M. Swanson of NATTC, The Navy's Pearl Harbor Day
Station, who tutored the Univer- year for the Naval Academy. Comdr. Paul T. Good and Lt Drive is running concurrently
city of Missouri eleven which In an interview with the Cor- term dependents shall Include Comdr. Thompson, both of the with the nation's Sixth War Loan

played Georgia Tech in the 1940 sair, Green Cove Springs Navy a lawful wife, unmarried de Dispensary, Dr. C. P, Cleveland, Drive which to date seems head-
Orange Bowl game. publication, Ens. Smith lavishly pendent child under the age of 21 Dr. Andy Sears, Dr. M. B. Chafin, ed for certain success. Individual
The inscription on the scroll praised Tommy Harmon, Michi years, and the mother and father and Dr. Bryant Carroll. goals for both campaigns are an
t leads: "For his untiring and unselfish gan's fabled football sensation of of a member of the Navy or Marine i extra war bond for every employed

efforts in advancing the several seasons ago. Harmon is Corps if in fact such motheror I person, soldier, sailor, or
i great American of football I father is dependent on the French Become
sport every bit as good as they said] I marine over and above normal
and developing in American men member. The term child shall in- and allotments.
he was, declared Smith, who shared purchases
!; the competitive spirit characteristic the sports page headlines with clude a natural child, adopted Rest Centers For GIs art-
.; of the game-that fighting Touchdown Tommy. child, or stepchild. Also includedare FRANCE (CNS-As a formof
r spirit which has carried our na- widows of deceased Naval or reverse Lend-Lease, the French Pilot Is Missing
y( lion through its most perilous Marine Corps personnel. During are opening their classiest resortsto I
. Lt. Is Dead
, hours. such periods as the Coast Guard battle-bleary GIs as rest cen-
Missouri, under Coach Faurot, The death in action of Lt. Louis may operate as a part of the I But Heroic DeeuForewarned
also played In the Sugar Bowl i Zamperinl, former U. S. Olympics Navy, dependents of Coast Guard ters.According to local sources,
classic at New Orleans. runner, in the South Pacific recalls
I personnel shall be entitled to hos- France is turning over resort hotels
-- Zamperini's baptism of fame. It pitalization in like manner and to in the French Alps and on the FleetThe
Boxer Is$ No Match happened in 1936 when the young the same extent as dependents of Riviera to 24,000 Yanks. Hotel
track star swiped a Nazi flag personnel of the Navy and Marine in Paris also is being: made
r For Wrestler in Berlin, causing Adolf Hitler to Corps. available space for war weary soldiers odds were 19-to-l, but the

,: Continued From Page Six i register a complaint. The need for hospitalization, and lone Navy Hellcat pilot waded in
''. athletic ace at the University of the availability of suitable accommodations against the 19 Japanese twin-en

Michigan, 192629. He was the Hero Played With Jape """"" shall be determined by New Emblem Will gined torpedo-bombers and brokeup

;. national amateur wrestling titleholder Lt. Mitchell Paige, Marine wear- the commanding officer of the hospital their attack. He is missing but

in '29 and represented Un- er of the Medal of Honor, pitched Captain J, J. O'Malley is American vessels came through
cle Sam in the Olympic Games at against the Japs when he was stationed the commanding officer of the Be Awarded Those safely.On .
Amsterdam.As in China in 1939. "They U. S. Naval Hospital here. October 13, 1944, while flying -
j a professional grappler, were fast and good bunters," he --i-- a scouting mission for Vice
George toured the country for 10 recalls, "and although they hated Given DischargesA Admiral Marc Mitscher's Fast
years, retiring in 1910. like hell to lose, they were always Carrier Task Forces off Formosa,
J "It's a tough sport," declares bending over backwards with di- I Ration SetupIs Lieutenant (Junior grade) Robert
George. "To be successful a wrestler plomacy." new Honorable Discharge Warren Blakeslee, USNR, 25-year-
must continually travel and CentralizedContinued Emblem has been adopted by the old fighter pilot, sighted the Japa-
engage in at least 120 to 150: I Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and nese formation speeding towardsthe
matches a year." Ouch! From Page One Coast Guard, under an agreement American forces. They were
S George rates his hour and WASHINGTON, D. C.Souvenir signed by Secretary of War HenryL. flying low on the water, trying to
: struggle with Strangler Lewis footballs sold at the Army- ship, has combined the gas ration- Stimson and Secretary of the sneak in on the carriers.As .
in 1931 at Los Angeles as the Navy game last Saturday were ing board which has been functioning Navy James Forrestal. It is a cloth Lieutenant (Junior grade)
hardest bout In his career. George stamped "Made in Japan," Repre in Bldg. 450, and the device with the same design as Blakeslee dived to attack, Ensign
won. However, the longest match sentative Anderson (R-Calif.) dis- food rationing office which was the Honorable Service Lapel Button Robert S. Griffin, USNR, watchedthe
was a three hour and 40 minute closed to the House. He is demanding formerly located in Bldg. 954. By and will be worn on the uni- action from his Helldiver,.high
an investigation. centralizing the two, and by shifting form of all honorably discharged
draw affair with Jim Londos in above. Ensign Griffin was on a
Boston."Lewis ---iiii t- the combined office to its personnel.The mission under to
; scouting orders
-11 In the greatest of 'em DOYLESVILLE7 Ky. (CNS- present location, it is expected that new emblem worn as a avoid combat.

I all," explain: George, "because Mrs. Robert L. Bush, a storekeeper the Issuance of rations to appli- badge of honor, will be sewed Immediately upon sighting the
he had all the ability of Londos I'I'I claims the letter-writing cham- cants stationed or employed here above the right breast pocket of Hellcat of Lieutenant (junior

plus the fact that he was much pionship of Kentucky. She writes will be expedited. all outer uniform clothing at the grade) Blakeslee, the enemy planes
bigger" 200 letters a month to 85 service Bldg. 930 is far more conveni- time of discharge. Honorably discharged climbed into cloud cover. A few

George said the Strangler has men all over the world. ently located than Bldg. 954 to personnel may wear their minutes later, Ensign Griffin heard
been wrestling all over the world the majority of personnel here, and uniforms until they reach home, Lieutenant (Junior grade) Blakeslee -

I for 40 years, and during these, two considerable time will be saved by and thereafter, at official cere- open up on voice radio. He

.... score years he has made more eliminating the trip to the other monies. had shot down two of the torpedo-
I Bowl Games
money than any other athlete in side of the base by applicants for The basic design of the emblem bombers but his Hellcat was bad

the history of sports, barring gasoline ration books. In addi- will be embroidered in gold, with ly damaged and he was making. a
none. Here's the New'Year's Day tion, service personnel traveling the background material varyingto water-landing.
; football bowl picture at a vehicles match the color of the uniform
, -- Ji i i under orders in their own Nothing more was heard from
tied records of the teams In may now apply for their gasolineand on which it is to be worn. Sup- the courageous Kalamazoo pilot,
Service FootballArmy parenthesis) t food coupons at the same plies of the emblem ore not yet and he now is officially listed as
ROM Bowl Pasadena, Cat- time. available for distribution. Regu- missing in action.Meanwhile .

Ft. Tierce 23; Nafy.Amphlbf.7. 7; Third Air Southern California. (7-0-2) vs. The office has been set up In the lations pertaining to the Honor- as a result of his
..orce, 6. Tennessee (7-0-1) south wing of the building, and a able Discharge Emblem will be warning, the carriers and screening -
Notre Dame 28; Great Maxwell Lake, 7. Orange Bowl, Miami, Fla.- long counter has been constructed. published in the near future.PHILADELPHIA forces were alerted. Thanksto
Bainbridge Navy, 13 Field Tech Tuba
: Georgia (7-2-0) vs. '-oaI
-3. Applicants may receive -I Lieutenant (junior grade)
Mayport 26; Chatham Field, 0. (6-2-0)). prompt, courteous attention witha ( C N S ) Blakeslee's solo attack, the enemy
, Fourth infantry, 9; Third Infantry, Sugar Bowl, New Orleans, minimum of delay under the When( Mrs. Naomi Clegg lost her planes were delayed and disorgan- I:
7 (both Ft Ucnnlng) Alabama -12)80
La. (
" present organization, and it is be- purse and door-key, she wondered Ized and American fighters andship's
(5-4-0)). Dallas. Texas lieved that it will, prove to be a how she would get into her house. anti-aircraft fire destroyed
most privates Bowl ,
Friendship between Cotton .. Oklahoma great stride forward in simplifying She arrived home to find her prob- most of them when they finally .t"
i is strictly Christian (7-1-1)) \
' and sergeants the issuance of ration booksof lem solved. Thieves had entered made their run. The torpedo attack
A M (7-1-0))
platoonic. ; I
all kinds. first and ransacked the place. failed.
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,Pqge Eight: ,CWILtAP JAX AIR ;NEWS NEWS 7 December, 1944

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..', Civilian Employees' News (i Accessories To All NAS PersonnelIt

\ .
'. \ Editorial Offices It my sincere hope that the civilian and the' enlisted personnelof

Personnel Relations Office, Bldg. 13 DivisionINSTRUMENT this station will not let up for one minute In their efforts to recruit -

Telephone Extension 8SS5 I additional civilian workers.
The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax Air SHOP
Indications of the splendid Job that' alt of
News, is devoted to reporting- news of the Naval Air Station'sCivilian i By William Schneider and There are 'many you
t Employees and is sponsored by the Catherine ClevelandDon't hate done so far, and I am sure you will continue to give, this drive

A Employees' Association for Civil Service Employees scheduled the same outstanding support.
forget the big party
to refer at least new civilian
May I urge each one of you one applicant
Saturday, Dec. 9th, at the Office before Chriitnut That Indeed
to the Employment
,, t O. Kincaid, President Phillip D: Myers, Treasurer Hotel\! Windsor The last one wasa would be a fine Christina gift to this station.
Polly Vetter, Secretary .
} super-duper and this one promises -
{ Directors to be even bigger and better Sincerely,

.1 George H. Martin Mell C. Jackson Stanley Chambers, of the Optical II. E. RKGAN, ,
t w Frank McKinley Donald A. Wood Department, is again in
1 Daniel D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffie charge of arrangements and is 'do Captain, USX, Commanding .
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R. Whlddon William O. Kincaid swell
ing a promotional Jou.
Polly Vettert the letter is the following gem
I ft Woodpeckers at work? No, only which he wrote:

y News Reporting Staff the tapping of an electrician chip- I'm sitting here and thinkingOf 1r CRAFT
: Assembly and Repair: ping a hole in the wall between the things I I left behind -= 1 i1f

Maintenance .._....____.............___.......?...._......Walter Riviere main shop and the gyro room. In- And What's I'd hate running to put through on paper my mind t
Accessories .W. T. Martin Frances Hanchey Mary Markham cidentally, the painters are backIn % YfRHAUL

Metal and Machine.....? ..Delma E. Register "Slim" Tyler the shop again and we are gladto We've And cleaned dug so many manmiles ditches of it round; \. .

Engine Overhaul ......?.......?.......................................Lillian Lindsay see things beginning to look so A neater place this side of Hell ,\
Progress .............._......................_-Tom Quinn bright and new. I'm sure cannot be found. S

Aircraft Overhaul .._..__.._..____......__.m.Amelia Drawdy Civilian and Navy personnel are ThereS a certain consolation though 1
Interim Overhaul ..._._...?...-?-..........-.._.._.....Laura: Adams reminded that the sentries postedat So listen while I tell:
Production Eng .........._..__?.?___._..?....?........Don Ragin the doors of the shop are on I When' we die! we'll go to 1 nH.IJ.

Production Eng ...............................?.................................J. H. Silver a military duty, and are not to 'Cause we've done our hitch In

IVb Employees .......i.._.........__.._.................._.......Adeline Joe is hold conversation with anyone ex- We've killed I a million ants. By F. R. ArchibaldDottle -'
and cept in line of duty. Let's all cooperate And, bugs that cry for eat:
Inspection Survey:
We shook a million centipedesAnd Cannaday
: Aircraft Overhaul _....__...........__..................Muriel E. Mitchell and keep our friends out snakes from out our sheet We are going to miss Emma .

t Supply Dept ......... ........-........... ...-................-..... ...Ruth Love of trouble. I Newman and Amelia S. ,
i-ih.;; : The Optical Dept. continues its We've picked the regal cactus ,
; C. Ralsch Oru L.: Dixon R.
A. & R. Depts Gagnon From the seats denim pants; two of our oldest employees (In
'f S 1 Sara Verner Priscilla Glenn Edna Hammer expansion program with four new We've sweated lJ and holleredAs service not years) who have re .
,", Catherine Cleveland faces on "A" shift: J. H. Buenger, we spit out gnats and ants
signed. Amelia, by the was
Public Work Dept...................Ethel Shanahan Barbara Faulkner A. J. Cicala and R R. Hans are When our work on earth Is finished, our reporter for Jax Alp News
Ethel Mathews Carolina Howell the new enlisted members and Lin- behind will tell
: 1 Our lends ; and I only hope we will be able to
; Louise Abraham die Pasaen is the newest civilian "1' all went to Heaven
bony; done their' hitch in do half as well with our column.
4 t Supply Department......................................................._.Lisette Temple worker.: Hell." Our new reporters are F. R. Archibald
Recently a young lady in this division in Shift Supervisors Officeon
gave a lift to a sailor and We take our quinine dally the day shift, and Dottie Can-

Inspection And Survey Department (open your ears folks), the sailor To Those elevate bitter our little systems pills. naday !in Shift Supervisors Officeon
came into the shop the other dayto Against fever, aches and .,,U.We've the night shift. Come on fellow
get his shoes back. Note: (They workers and with
give some news.
Metal. Machines & Accessories Div. seen a million act arks
"' were an extra pair, you nasty peo- Bunt above us In the sky; Best'wishes and all such stuff,
i ple). we've pell-mell for trenches, in order Ethel
ny' And run are for (O'QuInn)
};. D. Streeter ------
In the Gyro'Room output has ''I Like the daisy clusters fly. Ingle in Fabric Shop, on her recent .
; QUIZ KOLUM Remember been ipeeded up considerably with I'm that all
f ." "Put out those lights and cigarette, marriage. sure
.i 1 1. What is the purpose of a con- a fair amount of competition be- We've heard the officers yelk- Aircraft Overhaul is with us in ,
? tween the two shifts for the production This ain't no picnic; '
j ,r denser in a magneto wishing both
r you many happy
> 2. What purpose does the wobble On wings of steel he rode the record. Calibration of the It's another hitch In Hen". years together.

pump serve ? wings of the morn I gyros has been boosted in grand When' the final taps are sounded Matt C. Stanley, one of our me.
S 'v 3. The shock strut serves what That was the day that bedlum was manner by the installation of the And we've shod our earthly cares, chanlcs in Shop 37-A has just returned
born- I We'll pull our bet parade of all
? new Scorsby to be used for automatic -
from three weeks'
purpose those golden stairs. a vaca.
'. ,I. What is gliding angle? So sudden it came, this sneak ofthe pilots, leaving the other Upon tion spent with his mother and

? ,, 5. What is meant by torque? Nips, 'I' Scorsby free to handle the horizons The angel there will greet us. father in Canton, Ohio. Mr. Stan.
Many good men wondered, as they Production And their harps will gladly play;
1 6. What is meant by feathering mastered their gyros. We'll have a million l canteen checks, ley recently transferred to us from
i .a propeller? ships, has Increased to an extent And spend them In a day. Naval Air Station, Pearl Harbor
c Why through the years God has that both Scorsbys are constantlyin
.3 7. la a hydraulic system, allotted to man I We'll hear Gabriel blow his horn. Across the short wave station
.4 ?\ i* an accumulator? use. And St. Peter loudly yell: comes the report of a BIG DEER
.. Any Nation of
who could
8. What purpose does the pres- people We mentioned before that Jerry "Front seats you guys from Guinea hunting trip Saturday. (Understand .

\ jb "i sure regulator serve in a fuel system That devise would such cause a plan atrocities and I Cinder on the "A" shift was work- You've Land done your hitch In Hell!" we say DEER not DEAR).
Ing on an improved temporary
r I ? The hunters were none other than
take such great a toll I bezel glass' for "D.G's" which since PROPELLER SIIOI-
G balance
9. How does C. affect Supervisor Bill Catrette and one,
K- ? Of men. women and children. ,fnm has been completed. He has been By Frieda Corbin of his asistants; Supervisor George,

m i l'). What is yaw ? so vast a fold officially commended by the Navy Members of the "A" shift en- Taylor, both in Shop 35.: We hear
W. Not a whole lot of news from In a nation so "square, who had. Department which has acceptedhis joyed a very pleasant afternoonat that 'nary a deer was sighted. Better .

our department this week. Everyone given "post haste"Medicines improv/ment and we're cer- the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. luck next time boys. Evidently

O. seems to be happily working and food when volcanoeslaid I tainly proud of him. Kone. Sunday. November 26th. The I you two didn't have the luck Jerry

.* aloug at his or her particular job.I waste Notes on the "A" shift: "Rusty"Russell Bar-B-Q, together with the re- Porwall. Supervisor in Shop 38,
m Had the pleasure of being in our Those Islands of the Sea, where I is spending a week with freshments, was delicious. Here's had on his duck hunting on Lake,

.F main office in building No. 450 Hiiohito rules her son, Allen, and his wife in wishing them the best of luck and George. Florida. Boy what a story!
.. and Inspectors, we do have something Over millions of war-crazy, bloodthirsty I Columbia, S. C., where her son is happiness in their new home. Sounds mote like one of those famous -
: to be proud of. The only fools. a First Lieutenant at Fort Jack- I Welcome to our shop: John A. fish tales. He claims he bag.

thing lacking, I still contend that son. Lieut. Russell expects to leave Cox, Rose Clardy and R E. Ellf- ged 21 wild duck --consequently
t Yes. the sky is cleared and loss of I
somsoue should see to it that our life counted shortly for overseas. son AMMP2c. W. H. Richardson he's been eating duck all week.
has another Horizon line members sent flow the "A" shift and Barney he's
division get-together from Why even waddling and
failed to return from the
and make all these new people ers last week to Charlie Smith who I Fuller have exchanged places in quacking. What? With no ration

feel more at home by meeting Later clouds they: he found mounted.him bruised, and is convalescing from a broken pelvis shifts. Sorry to see you go Mr. points on any kinds of meat except

\ each other. tornAbsolute bone. Richardson but glad to greet Mr. steak. Good hunting we call it.
I I.. I Greetings to new horizon line to lose Edna P. Ham- I How
Before I had the pleasure ot'I I I Fuller. Sorry about handing out a few tipson
meeting our Chief Clerk, Mrs. Sty : proof of the struggle he'dborne. members: Norma C. Barrier, S2c, mer, of the Governor Department, II successful deer ( ? > hunting for-

ron today-I called her and she I transferred from Ordnance Shop, former reporter on the day shift. those less lucky.

ands "We are still regretting the Tender hands caressing many and Dean Rlsser, S2c, who was stationed Edna was forced to resign becauseof Hunting is truly in season. None
loss of Lieut. Gibbs and I know I I hearts aflame last in Atlanta, Georgia. health. Many in the A & R will other than your "B" shift reporter-

you people are too. but we are To know him was to love him- Also, Virginia Edens, formerly of' remember her as the tap dancer in went fishing (mind you) at Grenco
"gt' gill to< have Ens. Earl P. Bart-I ( some knew not his name) the Propeller Shop and V. T. the last war loan show, and she Springs Sunday a week ago.

p lett, Jr., in our department. He.I And the Nation he served, which Helen W. Kinsman Patricia Sif- will be much missed in the next Speaking of oddities-Dottie helped .
ford and Vivian C. Barwick.
V recently reported to this statfon.f never forgot, I kill seven squirrels. (The ittle
Mrs. Styron, who is also our group Suggested his body rest in Arling I Betty Estrella who was a memo one.Ruth Younglner, who has been eeny things). Tch! Tch! Whateverdo
'' agent for the 6th War Bond Drive, I ton's plot. ber of the gyro personnel until quite ill, had visitors recently from you suppose they were looking
the transfer of her husband to
asked me to remind you peoples So in a sacred sepulchre, a few the shop. Glad to know she is Improving for Wabbits or FISH.
> that: our goal is $1.800 and hopeswe I feet deep Key West, was by on a visit the and hope to have her withus A SALUTE TO OUR FEMALE
other night with 2nd Lieut. E. I.
will soon Breach this plus go- In Mother Earth's arms they laid Skinner of the Army Air Force. soon. Here's wishing T. P. .tlx- MECHANICS THROUGHOUT
jug! "over the top. him to sleep. ell better luck on his next turkey AIRCRAFT OVERHAUL. PRE.
He has been leave with
Sorry to hear Virginia Williams spending hunt. We understand the turkey SENTED BY F. W. SOWASH,
fell and broke two ribs. A speedy I All through the years we have his folks here in Jacksonville. He failed to fall.Welcome AMM3c, FABRIC SHOP.Tbrre .
is the brother of Josephine and
recovery, Virginia I wondered why we do not care to blade
Edna Skinner of this shop. Sidney U li!|>.(lrk vn the .11'1."lac tap
We hear that Artis Turley, For the things that are, like the I Beighley, acting leadingman, is R. H. Sorgius, Sic, AOM. Hand lotion .. the wr........
I AMM3c: was really happy over things that Were- I I home on leave visiting with his Helen Moore spent an exciting There p/t./I .cold, \cream ... the sur( c*
her recent telephone duty. I Perhaps, half our heart lies there Honesville Ga. Propeller
most i son Frank, who is a Chief Petty | week-end In A.d talcum on the .hear
Many of us are not aware of the I sleeping too-- Officer. Sorry to report the sickness Shop slogan: "Together we t r.vrnlnc In furls. scents the air,
prominent place which Jacksonville With the one who taught us whatit I of R. R. Quick AMMlc, who stand divided we fall." Note: We That viice held, later| oil! .in<>UAnd
pUnr tuned with l l,
Beach holds in aviation in meant by being "True Blue." is in the hospital with .pneumonia. stand! i llrlirte gi II K.I.I.>* !by nia*
** Following _._ )))
regard to record flights. --Pattie Fontaine Bennett The of -- ---
I We miss him and wish for a speedy : average .
are a few : Progress 39C A & R. recovery. R. O. Belote AMMlc shop, absorbed In the matter-of-I SectionBy
In 1910 a flyer by the name of "Respectfully dedicated to (one has returned from two weeks' temporary -': fact routine of his work is apt to Progress

Fowler landed his Cut'tins planeon officer in particular) the memoryof i duty at N.A.S., Bananas tell you there is nothing of gen- I Tattle Fontaine Bennett

the beach thereby completing I the men who were lost at Pearl River, where he was engaged insetting I I eral interest in his particular shop I We in Progress are particularlyglad
the first trans-continental flight Harbor December 7. 1911." I up automatic controlling in the way of equipment or prod- to have Mr. Calahan back .
across the U. S. It took him -- instruments in the engine test uct. Yet it is doubtful if there Is I home. He looks fine and we do

three (3): ) months. I viously held by France. His course ': cells. We are glad to see him back 'II a shop in the whole A & R but not have to ask how much he en. .

In 1922 Lieut., now Major Gen. was over the beach and extended to continue his: duties as instructor I what is so loaded with realms of II Joyed his leave. However, we also
James H. Doollttle. took off from : from the St. John's River at May- I in the Electrical Instrument j wonder and fascination to one who : believe he pleased to be on the

the beach and landed in San Diego I port to. the North River at St. Dept. Inez Rutledge has returned '! Is not bogged down with everyday job again.

Cat., to complete the first one- i Augustine. At that time he aver- : from several days' business trip', familiarity that not so long ago I There are s,) many new faces rand
stop( flight across the U. S. in aged 185 miles per hour for 500 ''to Atlanta, Georgia While there I many things now taken as com- soon we hope to have a few
the record time of 22 la hours. His miles while carrying a load of she was visited by her son, "Billy" monplace would have been disbelieved stories on some of these folks.
plane was a DeHaviland with a lead bars weighing 1500 Ibs. and I who is in the Navy V-12 Unit at''II or considered downright Im- Welcome to Progress and let us

,, Liberty engine. 1171 miles per hour for 500 miles Mercer University, and also by ) possible. .% have news: items from more of
In 1927 Eddie Stinson and while carrying a load of 2200 lbs. I her other son Gene who is a student Take the Propeller Shop for In- you. Eveihtho we are on the nightshift

George Haldeman took off from of lead bars. at G. M. A. stance. Few people know how delIcately -don't keep news from your

the beach and established: a new In late 1930 Ceo. Haldeman. I The many friends of Robert B. an airplane propeller is bal- reporter Please leave items with
world record for sustained flight. flying a Bellanca originally built 'I Stirling. AMMlc. will be. happy to anced. In somecases a propeller Miss Osterman or Mrs. NortonIn

They stayed in the air for 51 '2 for a trans-ocean flight took off learn that his wife, Dorothy, Instrument weighing half a ton Is so perfectly 'I the Progress office.
hours, using only the fuel they from the beach after a run. of one I technician in the pres- balanced and sensitive that a per- Don't forget that extra Dond
originally took off with. The plane and a half miles with the great- sure department, has received a son blowing on a blade will start will help our boys to hurry hackto
a Stinso Detroiter with a J-5 eat load ever taken off the ground letter from him. For two years it in motion! In this: shop when a this side of the-"fcig Pond"
e Wright Whirlwind engine. i with a single engine plane. The "Bob" was with the Inspection & propeller U balanced, such a thing I Cheerlo--
Brock and Schlee took off from load consisted of ( UOO) fourteen- Survey Dept. at the A & R. Several -. as a gentle draft from an open ------- --.- --11

beach in 1930 and establisheda hundred gallons: of gasoline, 75: months ago he was shippedto door might easily disturb the process speed approximately 33,000 miles
the record. Their : gals of oil, two pilots plus: equip the Southwest Pacific for duty and a fan of course, is: turn- a day. or faster than the earth
tran-continental : aboard tender which is: ed off. revolves. According to William A.
(I ment. The total weight of plane a plane
plane was a Lockheed-Vega.LockheedVega !, and above was approximately (7) now in the heart of it at Leyte 3lH N .UJUlU alH II 5343 UU Battle, acting quarterman, there is

Lee Schoenhair. flying a Goodrich -- 1 I I seven tons. Special tires had to be Bay. H.* tells us that we have a speed of a propeller tip It is catulated -. plenty of Interest In his shop.A .
in 1930 owned by .
broke ordered to support this weight fur. fine crew of men out there who ; that the tip of a blade 9f late feature of and type of propeller
Tire and Rubber Co.. at lob in helping a 15-foot propeller at 2600 revolutions Is known as a "Sweater,
= ar doin a ffrf
for anJI' the takf-off. 1Hf engine was 52,5.H.P. $
fly wfprj'l records speed "
minute will travel at. a Girl.
Enclosed a
to@xterrp thy Japs. _
; wfefght., These record Vera 'Y""!?. .. ', I: fate




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7 December 1944 CIVILIAN NEWS JAX AIR NEWS 'Page{ i Nike, .

Engine OverhaulBy I Supply Sallies I RECRUIT FRIEND !

Lillian LliHl..ay _

The beat news item of the week By Leola Jones

was by one of our "B" shifters "ANY BONDS TODAY?"-say,

--who reported that her young son that was a familiar phrase Around

called up the station and asked fo and 'bout the Supply and Account-

i speak to his mother in the A & ing Department these last few

It When asked if the call was days. As you may have guessed r

important, he said, "Yes, he want (uh-huh) the Pearl Harbor Day

ed to tell her not to put any more and 6th War Loan "Bond Drives"

peanut-butter sandwiches in his were underway. Those appointedto
school lunch" assist in this drive were: Mil

We welcome Ruby Hewitt from dred H. Shaffer, Beulah M Wise,

the "A" shift to our Pump De- M. J. Fulcher, A. W. Bennett,

partment "B" shift.Johnnie i Oretha J. Dougherty. F. R. Gardner -

E. F. Wyckoff, K. M. McDuffie -

A. F. Wilson, Jr., P. D.. My

ers, Martha Coldiron, Leola Jones,
Jean Wylie (Disbursing) and Pa-

tricia D. Degley (Crew Disbursing 1' r .

i )-and, aided by the coopera- 1 a l a
tion of other civilians in the department

I feel safe in saying "Sup- P..,
ply came through '4.0'."
c cM
Have you noticed the girls on ye
ole Supply basketball team limp-

ing 'round thefr respective divis-

ions the day following practice?

The team practices twice a week-

roe Monday and Thursday-and is rap: -
idly becoming one of the best under -

the capable leadership of their -

coach, Rita Jochum. The "toughies" -
x playing include Louise Bragg,
Ida Sikes Becky Drake Madelyn

I Hitson, Pearl Dugger, Marguerite

I Osterman. Libby White, Faith
English, Louise Weeks Dorothy d

Drake, Ophelia Sapp and Mary
Murphy. Believe the season be 43V;

gins in January so plan to see their

games now.

It. Turner I We're sorry to lose our former 7/ I
reporter, Miss Lissette I I
We welcome Johnnie R. Turner, l
who resigned to return to her
of Orange Park, to the Clutch i :
Department. He just returned from home In Sanford, Fla. I I '

overseas, and received a medical I Now that Ed Forrest has become I Li'

discharge on November 14th. Turner i one of the, "Fishing Club" .. .. --. .L
representatives know we'll be listening .
who was a Staff Sergeant in -
armored en- to some tall fish stories
an infantry regiment,
tered military service on Sept. 11, !I soon. .
1940. He trained at McDill field, I Bill Wilson, one of our employees OJ' ) Arff
who is Fur )
now on Military
Tampa, and after two years in the .
Army Air Force transferred to lough, Is just before finishing his
i (
the Infantry. Sergeant Turner was basic training at Camp Blanding, ,

wounded three times. The. first i Florida, we hear. He gets in town ,....,. "'*""' .. ."' ,;
once in awhile and does ora
time in Africa in combat at Kas- say-he ... .. :1'
; M
that Army uniform justice, too!! # .
serine Pass; the next time in Italyat
Casino the third time in com- I' And by the way here's a poem ... ,
; I .. :
he'' received in the mails from Ver- : Mr1'T'T'C.n.
bat near Nice France, where
nie Cadenhead, another employeeon
was wounded by machine gun fire Military Furlough. ----
the fourth day after his arrival in I I >
that country. He was evacuated I i 1':M' 'IIA.Nf.KAHIKIn : : "Chips" From Production Engineering I

to Italy and then came by boat I' thin very different world wMck : I
I They tell u U to he,
to the United States, where he was M'hen the change are nil mad, By J. II. Sliver _----- --

sent to the hospital at Thomas- And the'! little .alien free; Shop TwentyBy I Well, folks, Christmas is near I mean the boys had quite a time
When the tatekmen'i work In done,
ville, Georgia i And the border re-arranged, and Thanksgiving is dying away. getting into their costumes and

Sergeant Turner was awardedthe There are certain Joy. I've known "Slim" Tyler I Can't you just see the Holly and I without the aid and comfort of

Purple Heart Medal with two hope whichT will act be changed.Let the Christmas tree with all the Lindy and Jerry I don't think they

clusters. He wears a European than better what they can. Inspector Bishop is back on the I trimmings on it and all those gifts could have made it. Well, to get to
ribbon with five stars, a pre-Pearl I i Hut I'd keep (hrUlma Hay job again after being absent two i beneath it? Just imagine-only 19 the tint act.Tommy .

Harbor ribbon, and' the Combat And Old the-{akhioaed happy Hume".)'. In the good weeks due to sickness.W. days left! McLaughlin who acted

Infantry Badge. I A. O'Bryn went fishing last I The other night I was telling my the part of "Salty" did a wonderful -
Among his souvenirs is a silver I It We'll may be ektahlikh when. peace brotherhood.Anil U mad. week and we don't know if we son about Christmas; also read to job in telling "Elmer," the

sniper decoration taken from a I the armament uf War' will b. should believe him or not but he him about "The Night Before country boy played by Ray Bald-

German expert rifleman Sergeant I 'I'ut array for good says: "The largest did not getaway Christmas." You all know it. Well, I ridge, the art of making love in
Turner spent a year in Africa, a I M Agreement* may give, to ampler one and life all, by ." He caught ten speckled I after I went to bed, this is whatI five easy lessons. This scene

month in Sicily and seven monthsin And relieve the human heart from trout all of which were nice with dreamt. brought many a hearty laugh.
Italy where he went through The bitternck of at rif... '
the Anzio Beachhead battle, and Hut two euktoni till I'd keep, the largest weighing three pounds. "As I lay on my pillow with the The second act opeped with
I I livid the future what It may Most of us remember Jack Price, thoughts of the Christmas story Frank Zappacosta doing a rhumba
then went to France, where he was
And the happy Home U one, and formerly of shop No 20. He is still fresh in my mind, Santa Claus and dressed as a Spanish Senorita.
wounded in action. Johnnie's father The ether (hrUtma flay.
is also the final I now sailing the high seas on a appeared and picked up the book His Interpretation of' the song
employed on I am ture If we should ak those Liberty Ship, the John E. Waldo and read but the words were not I "South American Way" would
line of Engine Overhaul.We Uho fight f. keep as free- which was built here in Jackson- the same, and sounded somethinglike I have been envied by Carmen JilI -
are glad to have O. P. Phillips Aall Battle po*l* today of the land
His letter is this randa. He finished his act accompanied
And sky and *ea- ville. says he getting :
!, one of the old) carburetor They would, IIIV : Although It''s plain along fine but misses his friends I by Tommy McLaughlin,
boys, back with us again. O. P. there, I I. much we ought to change, from the 'T,,'.* the'! night before advancement, dressed as "Don Juan" in doing a
also received his discharge from Were not fighting to returno a And all around him lay
Different land and utrange. What is this strange power a All his friend, and hit huddle, with Spanish Rhumba that was enjoyed -
the Air and immediately
Army Corps ,,'* the Mom we hope to find whlrhow nothing to say. by everyone.
uniform seenfs to have a ;
returned to us. We need you > teem* to far away
and a lot more like you. Come A.d the children a* they were, andThe pretty girl l ? One man in.uniform: He looked up Into the Heaven I The thud act was the show
en everybody RECRUIT A kame Chrtnlmas Day. seems to have "plenty on the ball" And picked out a Mar stealer, and was enacted by Ray
I -- ----- Then said a little prayer, for his family -
-but five men in uniform plus a Baldridge. He was dressed as.Mae
FRIEND men and women are Porky-heaven only knows why) afar.
needed. of Enlisted sleek shiny coupe with rumble seat West and did the only thing that
I and Wade Fleming and all the trimmings, well that If* prayed that they would be sale Mae never did. That was striptease
---- -
: married
Personnel. They're to be Mhile he fought In this war
late in December in PorHys" home really does it1! So he could come home, to them and Well Ray brought the house
Illinois It happened on the way home be happy once more. down with his' fancy steps and his
Hews of IVbEmployees town way up in Decatur,
art of
disrobing was somethingfor
Yankee territory. Anyway they from work one evening last week.A He didn't ask for much, no more than
the books, all in all it was THE
are coming back to Sunny Floridato girl from our shop was ridingin i* right
T* com home to his children and hit ITEM of the evening.The .
live. 'Course the fact that Wade the front seat when she! spied dear wife.
is stationed at NAS Jax has little this coupe bringing up the" rear. fourth act handled s o mas-

or nothing to do with that. Ens. Was she content just to sit and not we at home with plenty to eat terfully by Leo Redding was enjoyed -

In A&R Ritchard and wife, Vi, still accompany gaze at this really worth-while I And should nee be that thankful he' not to beat him! by everyone. His impersonations -
brother-in-law Wade and sight? No! Not her! She crawledover are a work of art and bringa

I fiancee North They are to act as the front seat to the backseat n'. can do his If we try buying Mar mighty good laugh every time
Lotsa' new faces among the I Honda Just lou anvl I. you see him. I have a tip he Is
Vb'a' of A&R. There's Tommie attendants at the wedding. (already occupied by three But 'til It hurt, or even make you I
Another engagement which took other girls) just to get a better cry practicing a new one, so until
Clerk I
Middleton ahem Chief File
view. of she For I,.'* out there living-, more than next time we see you Leo-Thanks
weeks is that of By way explanation .
(ait she refers to herself), and place several ago or I.3o .
you a million, were superb.
Willow Jean Jackson ex-messerv Betty Jean Allen and Stanley says: "This is leap year. We lost I l I you

,::er. both Personnel Recol'ds.TlmpAccounttng Procter. Betty won't divulge any the coupe in the heavy traffic.Don't I, let'home get safe together and bring- him Well, the fifth act was the pay
I'll ask me her name. That'sa off. Production Engineering Follies
of the wedding plans keep
has some newbJOt'4ltoo liny Mar Itwntl and more Mar Ilunduhefor.
Annie Rue you posted as soon as I find out. secret. Chriktma* l">' i i enacted by none other than R. L.
also? Martha Nunn Wilma Golson and Madeline Sa- Jimmie Davis came in today Mujr them for prckcnti, llu>' them for 'Fisher, Stan Swanson, Ray Bald-
ex-messenger, 1'0),
Katherine Tack, Vivian Wimbrow lay are leaving tht" Planning Di- with his wrist full of sand-spurs. Buy them for Happiness tome day we'll ridge and James S. Gregory. Theee
and Bob Hutchison. Bob transferred vision. Madeline has been with I He says his tire went flat lost in enjoy. I boys did what is known" as a dance
"out world.
I of this
) from the U. S. Engineers, A&R for over two years. Not a bed of them! j And as with a twirl and wrinkle .f I. Fisher, who danced Especially with both Ray feet

and gals, he's single. Gertrude many employees can boast of sucha It is rumored that another romance his nose .."i off the floor at the same time.

Montgomery and Dorothy Cooper- reGor is blooming in Shop No. 20. he ... I James
babble II* milled at me and away aro Gregory held a dead pan
rider are the newcomers to Mail That excited shrieking and] Sam ,Myers and Flossie Collins I could. hear him holler Into the night all through the act. Stan Swanson
File] and Records. Dorothy is a of commotion Wednesday seem to get paired off together MKKKUKINTM4S; U all, to all -
was just and
a swishing Ray
treed Mglit.:
not due alone to the
Californian who forsook her native morning was every day for lunch. iialdndge tried to keep smiling

state, which by legend is a lights going out. Margaret' Led-call I feet was on their Pickled-Plg-I Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The news on instead of laughing while attempting

land of sunshine and warm breezes better received a long distance donated by Flossie. the Production Engineering party I to do the Congo--One two
husband], who just reported -
', to accompany her G.I. husband Washington Miss Joey Evans is a new arrival -i was a success'! Just to go over the three--kick. All is well that ends
to Biemeiton.
on his exclusions about the Pacific. to the Drill Press! Dept. She details so you can once again enjoyall well and this closed the five acts
U. S. Fortunately for them they after a tour of duty in the conies-from) Indianapolis and for that you saw, I will begin at of the floor show. What a night!

wound] up in sunny Florida! Ain'tkhUim' I She hasn't seen him for several Bre- the benefit of possible shop wolves the beginning. Dancing then continued until late

folks I'm a rebel proud I months. Course; Margaret is I she won't comeback
bound and she
and loyal. As for any of you Yan- I merton until her man leaves the stairs of the vacant lot near Belles who had to uphold the night shift, Well, folks, this is the way I
_'ees who wish to discuss such I
natters FloiIda's climate and States again which will be two or School. but a goodly crowd attended.] The like to write a column so how's
southern as I'm to I three months from now. The girls probably wonder why floor show which is still the main about some more news for next

accept the hospitality challenge and eager battle I: Marjorie Masters i enjoying a the fellows don't ask them to subject of conversation! was a hit. week ? With nothing more to nay

with I vacation at Daytona with her husband. dance when we have the band in By the way, Congratulations Lt. except, "I'm sorry I was not able

Of ywii. it's not Daytona Is home to both of the shop at lunch-time. Come on, Franzreb on the wonderful way to go to the party myself, but I
course, any
them AntI imagine it's a swell) fellows, let's see if we can find) a you handled the Master of Ceie- thoroughly enjoyed writing aboutit.
but I .
want to
more just on iecord -
regarding the engagement go of feeling to spend part of the holi- pal tner. A lot of tho e gills standing monies. Orchid to you! Now the so until) next week-so long and: A

. Violet Muck (familiarly known as day reason with the folks at home. around the sides' like to dance'. floor show. The Girls-Cops-I BUY A nOND"U.a


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Page Ten1' 'NATTC ,JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 7 December 1944.aop.osaoeseaam.


i WELFARE i Naval Vet Of 15 Four For Three Bargain At Ship's Service

I'I PRESENTS i Years Gives Word

asoaaraooaaoaatam.mmte At AEM SchoolFollowing

the Navy tradition of
passing on the "word," the students .
at AEM School are fortunate
I in having as one of their Instructors -
2o1u i Ens. G I.. Dix who recently
I reported aboard.
I Mr. Dix has a background of 15
(years with the Navy and prior to
'I his being commissioned.last Feb-

u ruary he was a 1 -

chief aviationmachinist : -:' t.. -

mate. '> ,
His tour of duty

before reporting I x 1I

to NATTC.", "
I Jack snoville, '
was with a unit
/l I stationed on one
lt of the islands of :
the Hawaiian r
group. During rrd AI '
S this 15 months :M\ I
duty his unit Ens. O. L. Dix
serviced planes from most of our
well known carriers including the
1- I "Saratoga," "Yorktown" and the + J
: t I "Enterprise.Ens. Dlx said that he had the

a 'N I good fortune to meet many well
known officers in the Pacific suchas
P Lt. "Butch" O'Hara, Comdr.
Jumping Joe" Clifton and Comdr.
John Raby. Jt there anyone who hasn't seen this booth? Well, If It Is you, today is your last chance to hurry over
"Our unit," states Mr. Dix," was to Ship's Service and purchase that extra War Bond as the Pearl Harbor campaign closes tonight. I
comparable to a pocket edition of When this picture was taken Betty Hartley, S2c and Ruth Herndon, YSc, were basy signing up II
'Main Side.' When I Joined it, it ( ) Virginia ParneU and IX Comdr. J. D. Patterson, respectively. I
unit with a comple- __. I
was a single
ment of about 500 men, but we Wanderings A Wondermgs From
built it up to a double unit and I I
believe by now it is a triple unit
Bks. 54 Bus Driver Scores
"On many days we put up as ; AgainThe !
Maria Montez many, 1,000 planes, and take my THE DAY! I
of whom word that is no small job. Priorto sharp cool weather bringsto !
Costello Dec.
Abbott and -Bowling, Monday 1800 Calisthenics
mind that this is the of
Bonds 7 season
'strike' would each put in Any today Today
there are no whomier, hit the a we Tuesday 1800.
i December is the last of the the grandest holiday-Christmas
screen at the NATTC auditorium 14 to 18 hours a day. However, it ,
tonight, topping the movie enter- was not all work. We had excel- Pearl Harbor War Bond cam -and only 17 days away. Manyof : Volley games to be schedulea.
the next lent recreational facilities and we paign. Sales to date have been the girls are returning from Pistol-shooting on Saturday at
program were shown rtnovies which quite most!! gratifying but we have got leave days iIe others are countingthe 1300 Dec. 9th. transportation provided .
.... seven days. often had.noi been released in the to put NATTC over the top just till theirs. Ohio seemsto I ; instruction at Pistol Range. 1
Their show, charmingly entitled States." as our buddies are doing in the have the majority of girls witha : Come on girls surely you are interested' S "Lost in a Harem goes on at 1800 Before joining this casu Dix Pacific. We can and we will if few from AlabamA New York i in one or more of these :
and 2000. It's a typical Abbott and served aboard the "Yorktown"from everyone of us makes an extra and Boston Mary Esther Pratt, .II. sports A little pistol shooting !
Costello funfest In a lavish Metro 1938 until she went down in War Bond purchase. Today I Is who can hardly wait until she maybe? '
production which includes an Arab- June of 1942. A description of four the day, and Ship's Service is gets to Boston is taking along a I WAVES have been kept busy at !
ian Nights harem of carved rose- major strikes in which the par- the Place. Get on the bond wagon can of very red paint to celebrateher the Hostess House wrapping I
wood and 100 Oriental dancing ticipated is merely routine with by making your purchase at return home. II Christmas packages for the boys.
girls. You can have the rosewood. the War Bond booth at Ship's CHOW: Mrs. Dee, the hostess is one of I
Providing the feminine touch is Dix.Rather than tell of his duties as Service today, Thursday priorto We say farewell to Galley Three the busiest wrappers.
Marilyn Maxwell, a choice bit of line chief on the flight deck the 2000. Remember Pearl Harbor To try our luck at four I Romance: Lindsay. I
fluff, and the musical backgroundfor story he enjoys telling is the pre- We wonder what the chow will be have a visitor in the loungeyl.ind
the Costello-Abbot antics is dicament a chief found himself in Better? or just more say is our MA), you know who !
ably rendered by Maestro Jimmy I when the order had been given to No fooling chow call is answeredat which reminds us that we too
Dorsey. 'abandon the "Yorktown." The CADLE AEMSTUDENT galley four. No telling what have visitors and if we don't get
Among the several good cinemas chief had just bought a new pairof I you find in a chow hall; several out there, some cute gal will cut us
on the program is "Bowery to shoes and hearing the word HAS girls got DATES. Steady too. "Anonymously yours."
Broadway" slated Saturday night, "abandon ship" he tore to his I Anybody got a Bar cks to -
and starring Jack Oakie and three quarters to pick up his new purchase BEEN AROUNDThe rent: The housing situation in
luscious beauties, Maria Montez, He then re-appeared on the I I Jacksonville should blush at the "BUY AN EXTRA WAR
Susanna Foster and Louise Allbrit- deck in de luxe fashion. He started hunting is good in North plight of Bks. 54. We have girlson BOND TODAY" I
ton.The down the cargo net but when halfway Africa-whether for game or the the ceiling and on the walls. It probably took you about ,
Friday night schedule has down he apparently realized Nazi stooges of the late and not More are on the way. Cargo nets one second to read the -foregoing I
been altered from the usual setupas i that salt water was not going to. lamented German "fox." will be placed on the windowssoon yet do you realize that in I
the NATTC boxing team meets do his shoes any good, so he climbed to catch any girl who loses that short time this war has
That's the word from H. A. Ca-
up the net, took them off, out when we all turn over at once cost our government $2393 or
dle, S2c, who is now a student in
parked them neatly on the edge of some night Of course Navy Stu- a pretty penny. On the averagethe
AEM School who before
the flight deck and started down the and dents help a lot by keeping a few government is spending ap-
his induction into the in
Navy out late nights so we can take
the net again. proximately 250: million dollarsa
June spent 21 months with the turns sleeping in the bunks.
day to carry the war to Tokyo
1.I Douglass Aircraft Corporation as FLASH. A seaman by the
I and Berlin. Let's get the war I
r--t NATTC
New Books In the
aviation electrical service
an man name of Sylvia Silverman HAle, over quickly! Buy an extra War i
Library up near the front lines during the checked in a few minutes ago from Bond today! :
FICTION: African campaign-from Tunis to the Dental School at St. Al bans,
Building of Jalna, by Mazo De la El Alamein. New York. We wonder where she Mary Anne Anderson, Y3c, commented
..........., Roche He probably is a little partialto will find a bunk that doesn't havean enthusiastically on the patriotism
tl !I A new Jalna novel. This one Africa, however, for he's a native occupant. of all the officers lined up
precedes in chronological order of that continent having spent WHAT NEXT: Who was this to buy War Bonds on the openingday
Young Renny. most of his life in South Africain certain WAVE who, while on liberty of the Pearl Harbor Day cam
I Earth and high heaven, by Gweth- the vicinity of Johannesburg, the 2nd of December at- paign. What she didn't realize was
alyn GrahamA although he was born at Port tempted to salute a Jax. bus driver. that it was the pay line.
first novel by an author who Elizabeth. Before coming to the Do the bus drivers rate. a salute -
r bears watching. The love story of States with his parents in the early Dot? Regarding our boys overseasto -
"' two people confronted by the ob- thirties, he was employed by the Sports : New sports schedule for keep on their right side, write!
i stacle of intolerance told with rare South Africa Telephone and Tele-

perreptiveness graph Company. He worked for Secured NATTC Boot
.." ... I They
Hemingway, by Ernest Hemingway several years with the AmericanBell

Telephone Company.
at. '\ ;- A comprehensive collection of After the African campaign,

Hemingway's works of the past Cadle moved eastward-still with

Susanna Foster twenty years.ImmoTtal Douglass-Into Palestine Iraq, India -
wife, by Irving StoneA and finally Australia. Duringall
Blanding at 2000 at the au-
biographical novel of Jessie
that time he the met
was up near t't
ditorium. The show, "One Body
Benton Freemont, whose husbandwas
Too Many" will go on only at 1800. I fighting front making electrical
closely associated with
repairs to aircraft of the Allies '
The schedule' (at the NATTC historical events of the 19th cen -
auditorium As for the hunting, he never did
) : .
Tonight, 1800 3000 "Lost in Of smiling peace, by Stefan Heym much in South Africa. There was p.
a Harrm" with Abbot and Co>t- War in Africa. time for quite a bit during the
tello and Marilyn Maxwell. Some of my beat friend* are sol African campaign, however; and
Friday 1800. "One Body Too diers, by Margaret HalseyA one of the best sports where he
Many" with Jack Haley and gay novel about the home was located, was hunting wild pigs.
Jean Parker. front by the author of "With He still remembers vividly the
Saturday 1800 2000 "Boweryto malice toward some." South African area. A far-away. 4-a
Broad way," with Maria Mon "Westward to Chunking, by Helena wishful look comes into his eyes ,
tez Susanna Foster, Louise All- Kuo when he says, "Yes, that's great '
britton and Jack Oakie. This is not only a story of Chinaat country-plenty of wide open spaces : .
Sunday, 1500. "Souls at Sea," war under the scourge of Jap- out there." -
with Gary Cooper. anese aggression, it is the warm i 4
y Sunday 1800 5000, "MurderIn and tender story of a familyits YOU CANT FORGET aka.
the Blue Room," with Anne troubled and happy moments, PEARL HARBOR HAY
Gwynne. Its faith and courage. The author BUY A BOND \\IT1I THAT
Monday, 1800, 2000, "Stage isj young Chinese girl. EXTRA: HAY
Coach," with Andy De\ine. NON-FICTION:
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Tuesday 1800 2000. "Ill Beautiful Better bridge, by Charles H. Go- Crary
," with Martha Drlscoll.UednewUr. ren True stories of the Britain based Y
1800. 2000, "Some This book on bridge Is devoted 8th U S. Army Air Force. Last of the Ship's Company personnel at the Recruit Training: Center -
thing: for the Roy*," with Car almoet exclusively to the play of Meet your Congreai, by John T. sinned off Li week, for Memphis where Aircrew man candidate
men Miranda the hand. FlynnMr. will be trained In the future. Only enlisted man to hate been at the
---'--" I Day of deliverance, by W. R Be- Flynn, an expert on Washington ramp since Its Inception more than two years ago wa ChC C. M.Culluin .
YOUR FLEET "GUARANTEESFREEDOM : net affairs, presents Congressto at right. Others In the picture who finally clotted the recruit
Book of poems in wartime. us as it is, with all ifs faults center are left to right J. M. Howard Sic; (i. O. Melton, BUM:. C. J.Fxlmondxm .
J .,. WAR BONDS MEAN SECURITY first of Ik* M4Hi', by J. R.'M'c-' and virtues. Y2s, and G. I"'. Chitty, BM3c. '' l lI

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By WAVES"E Airplane Tire ':{

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.&1 School Opens :!

7ews NATTC has added another "
ee school for the instruction of na

: val aviation personnel, the Air-

I .y. plane Tire Repair and Recapping
V School which was opened last

M. I* Kestenbauni.' AOMlc week. The school is under the direct .
P # t supervision of Ens. C. W.
With the last gulp of turkey and ; 4, + Wiest while Chief E, Shell has

bromo seltzer neatly stowed beneath charge of the students. .

: their respective belts, The course will last three
NATTC schools resumed normal I weeks at the end of which the
activities with a watchful eye present group ""
ahead for the arrival of Ole St I T 'I"0 will be sent

Nick. In some schools, choice news r t v I out as a unit ,
items still remained harder to find ,- w i 4 Ii i to an advance
that meat on a boarding house base. There

turkey; but with the recent appointments they will receive
of a "needle nose" (reporter rS all airplane w,
) in each of the NATTC i i i ire s

schools, the general chatter should f Fk sent in from
.S S.
commence to flow with vigor. # the fleet and

AKM SPARKS other advance
ABM School functions with a bases and
five-unit lashup; all five working ""+ : should the need
S together like a well oiled machine 1 awl justify other Ens. C. W. \\ ie".t

Each represents a separate phaseof ,' 4 similar units will be formed and
the school. This week's chatter sent out.
comes from Unit 1 where Ensign:: The new school has been set up
Schoenhals handles the reins. The at the Tyresoles plant in Jacksonville
other units should make printer I and this company is furnishing
Ink by next week. The welcome these facilities and certain of
banner was hoisted for Alfonso "Wra|>| e Gonzelez. F2cEM), and Sidney WAVES to wrap our ChrlMma presents, and Sinter Salts we appreciate It. This scene will be duplicated out cost to the Navy. The students
Flngerhood, Flc< EM), newcomers I every day until the 25th, at the NATTC hostess house from 1500 to 2100. The more package the muI I presently undergoing instructionwere
to the unit 'twas a homewardtrek I rier. The WAVES doing the wrapping In thin picture are from left to right Marie Knootz SK2c Ann i all chosen because of their
for Jerry Tyl Sic to Texark- Nadler, S2c; Betty Scott SpS2c and Mary Anderson, YSc I I background in this particular

ana Ark. Also homeward I field Classes are held six days
bound was Eric W. F. Smith, AEM weekly from 2300 to 0700 in order
3c to see wife and baby. Eric takes Combat Veteran Santa Will Bring N ationally Famous that this program does not Interfere -
time out from ...0 job In blueprintlab t with the regular business of
. Makes WarrantOne Tyresoles which Incidently is largely
'(t t ping eye on Sir Stork's flight \ Entertainers To N iTTC Xmas WeekHold Naval Air Station work. "-
schedule is Kenneth McIntyre day a student in Bombsight Ens. Wiest entered the Navy in

AEM2c Spotlight for the weekon School and a master technical ser- I September of 1943 as an enlisted
Allen Starks, AEM2c of Elizabeth geant; the following day a grad ORCH---I: the presses-we've just received man. He received his "boot" at
N. J. Allen has "what it I uate and a warrant officer. That PASTOR'S word that the U. S. Navy's Sampson later going to the Quartermasters -

takes" in double duties as Instru- was the experience of Ernest J. own Santa Claus is coming to School, then Solomens
Fi\'el. HIGHLY RATED' Islands for amphibious training
ment repairman and material P. O NATTC
In pre-war days he was a school !' Fivel, who comes from Galveston soon for a juicy eight-day and eventually to Pearl Harbor. It
tutor. Allen's ambition for he Texas, is temporarily attached visit bearing not gifts, but entertainment was while he was there that he .

and the missus to reside once againin t" t.hA Marine Aviation Detach r -real, high class entertainment. was called to Washington to set up
dear ole "Jolsey" ment's training I i this tire reconditioning progiam. ,
.. He received his commission last
TURRET TIDBITS squadron 2. The Welfare 'I
Department announced
September, and is now temporarily
From this corner we hear that Prior to Joining this week that it has lined I attached to BuAir. Before joiningthe

Lt. F. J. Livingstone was trans- the service 1 up a gala Christmas week entertainment : service Mr. Wiest was with the
ferred from the station for duty
about five War Department in Washingtonwhere
elsewhere. Lt. Booth is now at the years program, listing nation
lye i I Ibookkeept'r he was instrumental in or-
helm. F. F. Duoullard AOM3c ago he was a ally famous artists of the stage ganizing for the Army a program
complains of unfair treatment to and and musical worlds.Here's .
similar to that which he is now
in his
his motor vehicle what with spare
so '
time the lineup: doing for the Navy. Previous to
dented fenders. He claims' participated
many 20 1800 2000 this he was associated with General -
in entertain Wednesday, Dec. ,
the car runs best when "Snuffy"Ferrln.
Tire Co. of Akron Ohio. He attended -
ment Breezing Along, a highly rated
AO l2c. sits on the fender programs.
However the stage show-considered one of the the University of Virginia.
ancf pours-gasoline into the carbu'tetor.i'.al. d t _.
.." I ribbons he now best of such units on tour. ----- -

r .. ,.,'1 VQuestion of the week Who ,I H. J. ri\M wears would Thursday, 21 Dec., 1800, 2000, VETERAN PILOT
..'. will; JodJp the Turret School seem to Indicate that time has not Tony Pastor and his famous or

-.*t .. vrhen: the..war is over? The hung heavy for the past few years chestra. AT AFC SCHOOLAmong
.: : -....Turrt-IJtutors vouch that they will I These ribbons include the Amer- Friday. 22 Dec, 1800, 2000, Feature
4be'1 txst marching section, comes ican and Asiatic-Pacific theatresand of the wt'ek-a big time stage the new additions to the
'... 1t1ext"Captaln's inspection. They I the presidential unit citation. how starring the well known comedian ,I staff of NATTC is Lt. fti ,/back':tttlseetatement with an hour I Fivel was at EWA when it was Harry Savoy and the talented -1 Aprea who has been assigned to
of'*rifl "drill and matching each bombed by the Japs at the time of singing star, Grade Barrie. the fire control school.
week F. H. Disiere. AOMT( ) I the Pearl Harbor attack. Shortlv Saturday 23 Dec. 1800. 2000, I Mr. Aprea comes here with a
2c. (the Chlorax kid from Louisiana after the squadron to which he was An, outstanding motion picture colorful background. He entered
swamps i says farewell in attached was reorganized and sent I TONY PASTOR I iyet. to be announced). the Navy early in 1942 as an aviation -
transferring to Yellow Water to Guadalcanal where he saw plenty I'I'I Sunday, 24 Dec., 1500. A movie. cadet, later
'I Tony Pastor who brings his
Joe "Sinatra" Townsend, AOMT) of action. Sunday. 24 Dec., 1800. 2000. A winning I his
2c is the Turret Dept. "sharpy" popular dance orchestra to NAT program under theMirectlon of the wings at Pensa-

"Montana" Wilhite, AQMT( ) Bernard C. Klrkham, Franklin H. TC on Dec. 21, was a carpenter, station chaplain, community I cola. San Diego::
3c, is Turret Dept. roller adjustment Lineback, Kenneth R. McIntyre, a florist, weaver and tobacco Christmas carol sing, and the tech was his next
: man Henry Ford take notice Edward L. Montgomery, George J. nicolor cinema production, 'Dick- I r tour of duty
before he became a musi
i Nicholson, Waldo F Perry, Earl B. grower en's Christmas Carol." 1 t where he was

SHAVINGS FROM AVIATIONFIRM Rushton, Joseph H. Schum, RufusG. clan.He Monday, 25 Dec., 1800, 2000 attached to a
: CONTROL Scott. Louis A. Smith and Paul took up the saxophone be- An outstanding movie. utility squadron -
Steinfeld. Tuesday, 26 Dec., An "in per
cause of his sincere admiration for This work
'Tis a brand nt'rate for WAVE '
son" program yet to be announced.
AFC'er :Mary Cudgel), advancingto I the musicianship of Jimmy Dor- Wednesday, 27 Dec., 1800, 2000. involved prach -
Y3c Miscue of the week by Our congratulations! to Lt. sey, and one year after he beganhis Bohumir Kryl and his famous all- tically every
Lt. (j jg) Griffith, when he steppedin Comdr. J. D. Patterson and his study of the instrument. Tony girl symphony. g, phase of flying
back seat of a four-door Olds I Ship's Service staff for the grand I joined Irving Aaronson's Commanders All of the shows will be pre 1,1.: (jg' Aprrtt including transportation -
intending: to drive home Quite I Christmas decorating job thy and became a successful sf'nted-free-at the NATTC auditorium I of personnel and equipment -
Attractive is picture of Tom Adles- I have done to Ship's Service. 517 vocalist as well as musician. I photography carrying mail,
perger, AOMB3c, that adorns bulletin looks 4.0."Have After terms with the bands of In addition to the and towing sleeves for target prac-

board.of tutor's room. Smith Ballew, Joe Venuti and Vincent tice.After
ment program, several t'ntutaln.1
about nine months at San
'Twas "n altar trip for A. S. Perkins -
Lopez Tony joined ArtieShaw's
finished tures have been
: AOMB2c AFC student. CulId's you your Diego Aprea was transfeiied to
tory?" This seems to be the most original string band and ing a Christmas party for the Pearl Harbor as pilot in another
found the last I
} arrows range pertinent question at the moment was the only member to remain children of enlisted personnel Sunday
utility squadron. This duty carried
week end Add to famous
.tations. Ted Reuscher. ACOMB-quo- and a number of souls will probably -; with Shaw when the latter organ 24 Dec., at the Mainside auditorium him over most of the Pacific and
rest easier when they get: the ized his swing orchestra which and a special Christmas involved the flying of everything
every morning at morning" quarters word from history professor Lt. climbed to the top of the list of dinner turkey) for enlisted men from a "Cub" to a "B26."
"That's all fall out! Amazing '
look nllkes---Herb Pearson, (jg) T. L. Broadbent that their popular dance bands in 1939. and their immediate families.! "In all," says Aprea, "I believe
AOM3c. and AOM2c, thesis is satisfactory. 1 Tony conducted the Shaw band One hundred and fifty children I must have flown at least a dozen
George Telep,
for six weeks at the Paloma In
both have blonde hair! -sons and daughters of NATTC different types of planes while Ir
What was that which they told Los Angeles, while Artie was absent enlisted men-have registered for was in the Pacific."
AOM nn" IGIiTISOS! because of illness, and beganto the Christmas It will start .,
us when we were up North ? Cometo party. Aprea returned to the States
Thrilling and chilling is spine- Florida in the winter, sunshine, plan at that time the organization at 1400, and Santa Claus will be last August. His duties at the FIre
tingling conversation of big-game warm tropical breezes, swimming, of his own band. His band there In person to distribute gifts. Control School will be flying the
hunting among C. E. Stlllman I palm trees and moonlight nights. was organized in December, 1939. The big turkey dinner is for all bombsight maintenance studentsin
AOMlc J. H. Wilson, AOMlc and I I Well, any minute now we are expecting Johnny Morris better known as hands, and nil men with families "SNB's" to give them the op- '
... Fred Williams. Jr., AOMlc; the I I! old Santa to try a few "Paradiddle Joe." is Tony's'dnimmer here may bring them out as their portunity to put into actual practice -
big game- -squirrels"!! Add to Stork practice runs right down Yorktown and the composer of the greats guests-on the house. A special the theory that they Ret ''n
Club-ACOM J. L.
Clements with ng hit of a few years back, hall will be
Ave., In a foot of snow. mess designated to the classroom.
female modification to family Knock-Knock." Johnny is considered serve them, starting at 1200 Prior to joining the Navy Apt*'a
Picture of the week-Sam (Vita- of the best dance drummers 1
Christmas day. was in the entertainment field, act ..
min Fllntheait Morein, AOM2c Leyte. Philippines. Norwegian around today There is a Santa Claus. ing as master of ceremonies and
playing football with younger AOM Charlie Trotta, ace trumpet man *
merchantman dropped anchorat t singing with such orchestras as
tutors- and consuming vitamin a U. S. fleet base. Word! went with Pastor, Is a life-long friend You can't blame a girl for cling Marshard, Ruby Newman, Roly
between J. M. :Ma-
pills plays.
around that an attractive Canadian of Tony's-oorn in the same town Rogers and others. After finishing
ing to her youth-if he's good
larney, AOM2c, leaves 3 of
years lass operated the ship's blinker and worked in many of the top looking. Columbia University in 1930 where
duty.PASSING signal system. All ships soon bands with Tony including Lopez he had the lead in four \'al'f.llty'showlll
THE CIGARS! weer winning their blinker lights. and Shaw. he attended the New Eng-
Up the ever popular promotion Thus the Navy learned she was Minneapolis" Minn.-The "mean land Conservatory of Music in Bos-
.ladder scrambled a flock of newly 23, five feet two, weighed 126 est thief, says Minneapolis police ton.
rated crew-me-mbers.-advanc. pounds. But the courtship ended Today we are firing ammunitionthat is the pickpocket who stole --
ing from AEM2c to AEMlc was we would not have used until $150 and a railroad ticket from
farl A. Swanson. The following "abruptly. The young woman was next February or March If we had Jack Peterson, 18-year-old ex- Remember when autos used to
wooed so ardently her arm gave advance serviceman. Peterson to his be thick Now It's just the drive
advanced to AEM2c; William H. out winking back.ANOTHER been content with slower got
C. Bennett, William M. Church with less crushing victories, or if home In Benson, Minn., however ers.
well, Julian P. Cook, Fred W. we had been ready to sacrifice soldiers Two girl workers! in the veterans' u
Croy. William J. Hunt Jr., BOND MEANSA to nave materials.-General Information and referral office WAR BONDS.'ROTECTION
Thomas Harper, Joseph G. Kanik, QUICKER VICTORY Eisenhower. gave him train fare NOW AND FOR THE FUTURE t

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7 December... 1944

I.'. Double Header Sports Program Slated At NATTC Tomorrow

claonaonanmoaaetlam flnu She Can Play On Our Team
Blanding Boxers And
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i Ramblings i i' r .,.' ,. Cagers Invade) CenterA

5aaoaannanoQmua; nnratarfly ; double barreled sports treat is in store for NATTC

Bill Wilson and Herb Johnston spectators tomorrow night when the Training: Center's box
Wedding bells shall ring out in 1S 1 ing and basketball teams swing into action against rugged
the near future for Cpl. Joe Gart : : service opponents.
Bensen Time
ner and Mary : : .
When Joe gets his furlough in The double-header opens at 1830 at the gym in the Phys

January Place: New York ical Training Department building when the Air Raider

Joe is the handsome mall clerk cagers go against the Jacksonville Coast Guard five, and
here at NATTC .Only thing Joe the second attraction starts at 2000 at the new auditoriumwith
has to say is, "I can hardly wait
for that day to come." the boxing team opening its winter campaign against

Another chap who is about to. the experienced mittmen of Camp Blanding.

lose his bachelor standings is John V It will be the fourth start of the season for the high step.

O. Brown Got the news byway ping Air Raiders, who expect plenty of opposition from the

of the grapevine They Coast Guard quintet. The locals have dropped two tilts so
[ in Savannah
drew their plan ,
[f' Georgia.up (Ain't I a devel?) far and were slated to meet the St. Augustine Coast Guard
team there last night.

Jerry Stahler is really a union Opponents on the boxing card have not yet been decided

man from way back. The other x upon, but from six to eight three-round bouts are
day I was watching Jerry take his The NATTC -
team received a boost with the return slateflrl
class out to the field and instead
of saying "Double time e4 yve bama Dubose, who is now on the mend after receiving

march" he came out with a "Time ball injury several weeks ago.

and a half march." tt aT Sure starters, along with Dubose, are Charlie Dedmon,

129 ; and Eddie Barnett, 134, instructors in the ring art and
Here Is one of the new T.S. Slips both clever and
I at the Chaplain's of- extremely potent fighters. They will open the
fice picked the other up day, when I went ab u show for the NATTC team, providing a powerful one-two

in to weigh my thoughts: "Your punch which Lt. Roy Womach, in charge of the team, hopes
great difficulty, severe trial and will start the locals on the path to victory.

most unusual tribulations have so Billy Ramoth, 153, another veteran of last Spring's classy
touched that heart is broken. -
They me are Surely in squad, also will go against Blanding with the following talented -

more than a century and a half newcomers likely to appear on the card: Buddy Thomas,

since the founding of the Marine 1 138; Jack Zoller, 138 ; A. W. Fox, 145, and Wise Ames, 160.

Corps .no man has suffered so Technically this isn't a sports picture. Neither is it baseball season The roster of the Blanding outfit has not yet been received

greatly."I But who wants to be technical, and a pretty gal is a pretty gal here, but it is known that the Army outfit is made up of
have never heard anythinglike no matter what the season The charming baseball devotee so neatly veteran leatherslingers.
it, so as proof of my deep feelings pictured above is Marilyn Maxwell, who appears with Abbott and
and sincere sympathy, I give Costello In the movie, "Lost In a Harem," at NATTC auditorium
you this card which entitles you tonight. Alabama Dubose Athletic DepartmentLoses
to one hour of silent condolence." ,

registered Mrs. Florence mail-clerk Turknett at Natech-civilian ALL-STAR GRID Air Raiders Make Lightheavy Champ, more 4 SpecialistsFour members of the

.'-k. tracen post office, likes Marines Good Showing In Decisions CarterAlabama NATTC Physical Training Department
particularly aviation Marines. TEAM SELECTEDAn were detached recently;
The soft-spoken lady, Dubose, NATTC light
blue is Spite Of LossesNATTC'S heavyweight and star Chief Hugh Smith, in charge of -
with the twinkling eyes all-star NATTC football champ a on Com..
the proud mother of a Marine, now eleven, composed of the outstanding the regular boxing team, reaffirmed physical training for Ship's
engaged in radio work at the Marine players in the recently con- Air Raiders are off to I his hold on the 175-pound title pany; Chief Harlan Wood, in
Corps Air Station, Edenton, cluded NATTC grid conference, an inauspicious etaft, to put it In an exhibition bout last Fridayat charge of the achievement testingprogram
N. C was announced this week followinga gently, but despite losses in their the gym, decisively defeating
Edo Vanni
Mrs. Turknet's Marine is not meeting of the coaches of four first two games, the hoopsters have Johnny Carter, 177, In the finalsof ; SpAlc,
Joe or Bill or Jack. No, her boy teams and two league directors. made a pretty fair showing, and a card in which the partici- soccer instructor; and I, I, Dubof-
happens to be a girl Carolyn Both the indications are that the team will pants were members of physical sky, SpA)2c, boxing and speed
champion AEM Wild- develop into a first class outfit be-
1 Whitlock a 21-year-old pfc. in the training boxing classes. ball instructor.
cats and the
M. A. D.
runner-up fore many more outings.
Marine CorpsVomen's Reserve. Dubose won a unanimous deci-
Raiders placed five men on the The Air Raiders bowed to Lee Smith and Wood went to Samp.
She loves to fly, and does sion over the Iron-Jawed CarterIn
often.... A shrdlushrdlupupupuupp star team, with the Ship's Salts Field, 43 to 38, in the season's a wild melee. Dubose has held son to attend the Nny.Rehabllita- .
often a recent flight to New and ARM-AOM Radio-waves each opener here 28 Nov.; lost to the the lightheavy title at the Center tion School while Vannl and lDtt.. '
York City gave her an opportunityto getting one place. A tie for an end Waycross Army Air Base five, 35 since last winter, while Carter won bofsky reported to NATTCyMejnphis. .', .T,
get all of her Xmas shopping position made it possible to name to 33, there last Friday: night; the student light heavyweightcrown th.e > A- :'
12 men on the first team.A were slated to meet the St. Augus- Smith coached 'Ship's Com* ,
squared away in Just a few hours. In the recent tournamenthere.
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tine Coast Guardsmen team In the NATTO Football ;
Carolyn attended public schoolsIn similar condition existed in there last pany
Jacksonville and after gradua- voting for the second team, and 12 night; and tomorrow night play In the semi-final bout, two can- Conference this season,while Wood ,
tion from a girls' scholo in Mid- men were named there with the their second home game meeting didates for the NATTC ring team, was a league official./Vanni( for.
way. Ky., returned to this city to Salts getting five positions, ARM- the Jacksonville Coast Guard team A. \V. Fox, 145: and Jack Zoller, mer Pacific Coast 'b eball-.out h
be employed by Southern Bell and AOM four and AEM three. at the new auditorium. 140 waged a close, hard fought field, played with the all-station. j,

later, the U. S. engineers before The all-star team follows: Troubled by practice difficulties duel, with Fox getting a split decision football Fliers.

entering the service in September, Quarterback, R. P. Coulter, with number. of players unableto I j '
1943.: AEM. attend all the drills, the Raiders In other matches, F. L. Robertson The nine-year-old son of the
Pfc. Whitlock Is of a pioneer were outclassed by the smooth 133, and J. A. Jones 130, commander of the Nantucket
Jacksonville family, and there are Halfbacks, N. P. Scarpelli, M. Lee Field five in the first half. drew; M. D Carbonare, 150, defeated American Legion post listened
many friends who are hoping, A.D., and F. A. Westphal, AE I. .. However, the locals got together R. H. Shankle, 155; and open-eyed to his Sunday school
right along with her mother, that Fullback, Thrash, ARM-AOM. in the second half to outplav the C. M. Walker, 160, won on a TKOin teacher's vivid description of the
her Xmas furlough will be ap.. Ends, R. E. McFadden, AEM, Green Cove Springs team and the first round over B. W. Pine- nailing of Christ to the cross. In
proved. and a tie between Bill Nebb, S. then turned In a good exhibition glia, 165: who had to retire after the ensuing pause, he shouted:
C., and J, P. Curran, M.A.D. against Waycross Army. The sol- suffering a shoulder dislocation.The "Well where in hell were the marines
Aboard an air base bus some- Tackles, J. D. Davis, AEM, and diers scored the winning bucketIn bouts were three.rounders. I.. ?"Reader's Digest.
where on the Roosevelt highway A. A. Kourl, M.A.D. the last minute of play. -..-. .-

(delayed) : Guards, J. R. Coulter AEM, Most of the rough edges have Air passenger-t.ravel will increase Ain't Seen Nothinl7Two
It is reliably reported that an and G. W. Carroll, M.A.D. been ironed out, and the Raiders sevenfold and air express negro soldiers were on a
"everybody sing" was successfully Center, M. Turner M.A.D. have high hopes of taking the 30-fold within five years after the transport going overseas. Standing
t conducted recently by Corp. Dean l Coast Guard cagers. end of the war, according to a on the deck they gazed out
Herdman and Pfc. Fred Pecis, of McFadden, big pass-snatching. Center Ray Lester, who survey made by Curtiss-Wright across the vast expanse of water.
Hq. Sqd. M.AD No mention was ;1 flankman, was the only gridder ped his gridiron cleats for swap- Corp. The report predicted that "That's the mos' water I've eber
:r made of the TYPE of music fea- ,1 who was a unanimous choice Receiving shoes only last week, is high gym man passenger fares will be about 3 Vic seen in all my life," said one. "Didyo'
tured, but it is significant that, near perfect votes were for NATTC with 26 a mile, and air express 30c per eber see so much water T"
points in the
in the recent presidential election, two other Wildcats, R. Coulter, theleague's two thus far. ton-mile Said his companion: "Yo' ain't
games Reporting for
Herdman wrote In the name "Roy high scorer with 45: points, seen nothin yet. That's just the
II practice just one day before the
J. Coulter, sure tackling linesman "
Acuff. ; I The American Institute of Fam- top of it.
with Lee
opener Field he led the
and Marine speedster Scarpelli. .
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ily Relations received the follow- -.a
team with 11
points and then followed -
I Our scouts at the 9th Air Wing, Westphal edged out Helling of through against Waycrosswith ing letter from a soldier. It ar- Doctor-Has anyone asked yfI\
Cherry Point, tell us that Pfc. the Salts to join Coulter and Scar- I 15.Following. rived in an envelope plasteredwith out for Sunday evening? ,.
George Wllmot (now corporal), pelli in the backfield, along with Lester in the scoring air mall and special delivery Pretty Blonde Receptionist (eagerly
erstwhile right hand man of Sgt. Thrash, a brilliant defensive stamps. The read: "Dear
player parade are Johnny Bittner, 13; message )-Oh, no, Doctor. Tm quite
Major Barton at local M.A.D. Hq, who made the team in spite of a Rube Sandstrom, 9; Merel Stone- Sirs: Enclosed please find 10 cents free. _
is turning out his usual efficient mid-season injury that forced his breaker, 8; and N. O. Washington Please send me your pamphlet, Doctor-Well, then, I'll expect
t type of work and continues to retirement. 6. 'How to Make Her Let Go.: Yours you to be on time for work Mon..
maintain the sunny disposition so Stars also were plentiful on the *.. 3t. truly." day morning.
much In evidence during his tour I I second team, which lists Hawkes BOWLING e. wPEARL _-,,-_ %-*"Tl.HHMH B BH
of duty here. "The man worth of ARM-AOM at quarterback, OFFICERS' HARBOR DAY, NAVY"PAYFOR
while is the man who can smile Helling of S. C. and W. E. Gollotteof LEAGUE STANDINGS BUY A BOND FOR KAY PEARL HARBOR DAY
when everything goes dead- : AEM at the halves, J. M. Mc-
wrong." fits Wilmot to a "T". I Gowan of S. C. at full, Center Cac- rii-sm- i 7. L2 High Flying NATTC FliersThese .
camisl of AEM, Guards Sillwano- AGO 6 3
In order to keep to a minimum I wicz of S. C., and Mercer of S. C. TTT 6 3
the broken bones and bruises an- and Townsend of ARM (tie), AEM PT&W 3 5 4
ticipated in the coming holiday Tackles Dick Ruths of S. C. and Dispensary 0 6 9
... rush on the NATTC post office, a Long of ARM-AOM and Ends S
new concreteTamp has been constructed Yablonsky of ARM-AOM and LAST WEEK'S. RESULTSTTF
This splendid innovation Kretkowski of AEM. 754 762 703--2219
PT&W 730 638 6&t-2033AEM
completely eliminates the necessity Players receiving honorable men-
of stepping up to the front tion included End Layson of S. C, 705 70B 718-2111I
Dispensary Kw 995 6M-17J::;
porch. You just start walking up Tackles Cline and Krause of S. C., I
the ramp and are lifted gradually Guards VVutsch of AEM and Tokar I High game O'Neill. TTF 180 Y
to the porch level. I IIt's of ARM-AOM Quarterback Ray of High serlea-utheriand. ,
and Sealey 519
a great labor saver and an
S. C., and Fullbacks Brown and '
L excellent safety feature. But when Rosinskl of MAD, Sweet of ARM- =
you've reached the top of the AOM and Loftin of AEM. "In recent months we have established "
ramp, you re on your own so be control over great new four NATTC grldder played major role* with the all-station
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Notes Marine Pic. Paul Hue, ting shaved and dressed for the to say that the major triple threat backfield ace; Bill Klrkpatrick, first string tackle; Kay
mall clerk, de luxe, had planned to ceremony that the concrete had part of the Pacific Ocean is now Lester, first team end; and Paul Cranford, hub end. Edo Vannl. place "
leave an impression of his profile dried before he arrived. The crowd under Allied control." -Admiral kicking specialist recently detached from NATTO, aHo performed
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