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Vol. 4-No. 43 I 16 January 1947

Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Training Command and 7th Naval District


I Safety Conference Opens At NAS Jax Monday ::1

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Admiral's Ball, scheduled for Saturday, 25 January, I By 90 Delegates ,

will highlight the March of Dimes Campaign at NAS this

fR.. year.Plans for the ball, released yesterday, indicate that it Banquet On Tuesday '1

will be the gayest and most colorful affair held here since Night At "O" Club

days. It be in evening dress and officers
pre-war. will may : Will Be A Feature 4
wear either civilian \ or --- -
blurs with bow ties. : -

The party will be staged at the Procedure To Be NAS Jacksonville will be

"O" Club, and is expected to be an of
the scene a three-day regional -
annual event high up on the social Used In Applying For conference
calendar. It will be the counterpartof safety
the Birthday Balls which were which is slated to begin Monday -
Schools Is Outlined
held each January during President it was announced by the t

Roosevelt later years to Office of Industrial Relations
raise money for the National I From time to time the station 1 I
Foundation for Infantile Washington.
Paralysis educational office receives ,
to be used in its fight against quotas for advanced aviation I ,A I Approximately 90 officers and

D J polio. schools. The purpose of this article o b civilians will attend the sessions
All officers in the vicinity of is to bring to the attention I from 50 naval establishments in
Jax are invited to come and bring interested personnel th? I the Caribbean area and South-
\ friends and guests. Admission will procedure which will henceforthbe eastern United States. Some will
be $1 and all door be delegates and the remainderwill
per person receipts -
followed in making application '
I AJtlblt 21 }. :-\'jS: In the Navy Chief K J. Wirhousky former
will be turned over to the for the schools. In order be commanding officers. Cap-
head of the Station Police is retiring The above photo shows Chief
campaign fund. Music will be fur- t tain E. E. Saunders, head of the
to insure that all hands knowof 4
the station
out a section in police regulationsto
nished by Dean Hudson and his Wirhousky pointing the Safety Branch, Office of Industrial
the available, all
quotas the new Chief of Police, James Wathen, CBM. Looking on at the
famous orchestra from 2100 Relations, Washington.
to information will be announcedin right is Grady Boles, CBM, who moved up to take over the spot of
0100 will arrive here tomorrow to complete -
the Jax Air News in the fu assistant chief left vacant by Wathen's promotion.
final details in connectionwith
ture. This information will include
In urging support of the (1) Current quotas; (2) the meetings. Others attend-
March of Dimes Campaign, Name and type of school; (3) ing the conference are expected
r Rear Admiral Ralph Datlson location,' ($) Length of course; Wathen Replaces WirhouskyAs to begin arriving early Sunday.
said in
a statement: (5) Requirements. Registration will be conductedat
"With the advent of a new Senior BOQ with NAS Safety
Chief Of NAS Station PoliceJ.
year we are at once faced with' When a man finds he is qualified Engineer Bob Taylor acting as
the opportunity of extending to attend a school of his host. Guests will be assigned quar-
the Christmas spirit of giving choice, the first thing for him to R. Wathen, CBM, was promoted from assistant chiefto ters in the BOQ.

and brotherly love by joiningour do is fill out a "Special Request chief of the Station Police last week following the retire- Bldg. 168 will serve as confer-

neighbor in the March of Other Than Leave". This form ment of E. J. Wirhousky, CBM, after 27 years of service in ence headquarters and the major-
Dimes and offering assistance can be found on the reverse side ity of the regular sessions will beheld
to a cause worthy of our wholehearted of the regular leave request application the Navy. there. The conferees will
support. To encourage blank. Upon completion of The retiring chief is a native New Yorker, but he ex- meet daily from 0900 to 1700, and Ion I

your participation in the Na- the special request, he must haveit pects to remain here in Florida when his terminal leave is Monday and Wednesday will

tional Foundation Infantile approved by his leading chief over. He has been at NAS Jack- have night sessions from 1900 to
Paralysis Campaign, it is unnecessary and division officer. Then it must : are speedways," the chief said, 2100 in addition to the daytime
for me here to describe be submitted to the station educa- sonville for a number of years and "and all members of the force are meetings. It was pointed out that

the untold suffering tional officer. was connected with the POW being instructed to be especiallyalert some of the scheduled sessions

I caused by this disease, or to After the applications are received Guard detail prior to takingover for speedsters. Moreover, we may be conducted in the form of
enumerate the young lives the educational office will command of the police force in intend to catch these people and field trips or special demonstrations -
whose growth and progress are screen all applicants. Those foundto August, 1946. bring them up before the station .

thwarted. As members of a be the best qualified will be Ihe new chief had been serving traffic court and make them realize On Tuesday evening a dinner
; fighting organization let us notified through their division of- 'assistant chief of police under that speedingdoes not pay" will be held at 1900 in the "0"' I
the tradition the
carry on of ficers that they have been chosen. Wirhousky since August. He re- Grady Boles, CBM, has movedup Club. Commodore R. N. S. Bakerof
the Paralysis '
founder of Infantile
Applications of in of 1946 take Chief Wathen's Charleston be the
men who were not ported to NAS January to over will principal
Fund by in thisbattle
, enlisting accepted for the schools announced and was assigned as chief MAAof former post as assistant chief. speaker. His topic will be the rela-
disease and
'p by will be returned via yard mail. the Separatee Barracks at the tionship between the commanding
giving it wholehearted
." our support They may be RESUBMITTED Separation Center. Before report- officer and the safety engineer.

whenever the next quotas are an- ing here, Chief Wathen saw dutyin U. S. Citizens Want Marine Corps activities are included ,
The Crew's Dance on Friday nounced. Since it is anticipated the Pacific.In in the conference, too. Ma-

' night, 24: January, will also be an that' the number of applications taking over his new post, & jor General F. A. Hart, Commanding -
equivalent of a. Birthday Ball. will exceed quotas, and not all Wathen paid tribute to the fine Large Army Navy General of Parris Island, will

With the drive underway yes- qualified applicants can be chosen work of his predecessor and emphasized be among the distinguished guests.
terday, the dimes began to roll men are encouraged to resubmit that he would continuethe According To Poll In addition to the regular re-
in. Coin collection boxes have been applications when new quotas are current campaign against violators gional delegates and commanding

placed at Mainside and NATTC announced. Applications will NOT of station traffic laws. (SEA-Before) the war, the officers, four bureau safety engi-

Ship's Service, A & R, Civilian j be kept on file in the educational: "A good many people here seem I regular Army of the United States neers will attend the conference.
(Continued on Page 2) (Continued on Page 3) to feel that the station's streets I How 'I Included are W. C. Sexton of Bu
had 190,000 men. many Aer, W. P. Davis of BuMed, R. G

I AIR RESERVE CO-ORDINATOR VISITS NARTU I should our peacetime Army have Reider of BuOrd, and F. L Weller

about five years from now? of BuShips.

Before the war, the regular .
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Navy had about 140,000 men. How CHAPLAIN STAMPER

should our peacetime Navy
have five years from now?

Would you be willing to have a AT CAMP LE JEUNE

son of yours go into service for a
; : 4 Robert L. will
Chaplain Stamper
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; year and a half to make up forcesof
this size? leave NAS Monday to report to
'e Camp LeJeune, North Carolina,
The above questions were asked for duty with the 2nd Marine Di-
f"'S' U. S. voters by Dr. George Gallup vision.
and his American Institute of
This will be the chaplain's seo-
Public Opinion.The ond assignment with a Marine out- ",
average American citizen fit, having served with the 3rd !
A t thinks a Navy of 1,000,000 men Marine Division on Guam and Iwo
e -'r and an Army of about the same Jima during the war.

1 '* size should be maintained during The popular young chaplain first
z t peace, and 80 per cent of the per- reported to active duty in the
sons answering the question wouldbe Navy on 25: June 1943. He was as-
/ j willing to have their sons servea signed to NAS Jacksonville once

L a N e' a year-and-a-half training period, before, from September, 1913, to
the survey indicated.The May, 1914. He returned to Jacksonville -

I 3 results of the poll were in when he was ordered to
line with results of American In- the Separation Center here on 8
44 stitute polls taken for the past December 1915: He was transferred -
t e. three years. On each occasion, the to Mainside when the SepCen
x i American citizen has stated his closed down.
: desire that the U. S. maintain

I Military Conscription, even in )
f oin tine
I peacetime. II
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2 ,J Significantly, citizens with sons I GHT MARCH

''' of draft age were of the same will- OF
CAPTAIN F. W.. FRIESTMAN, commanding; officer; of the Naval Air Reserve Training Unit here, ingness to permit their sons to go I INrANTILE
l poses with Rear Admiral I. M. McQulstin, USNR, air co-ordinator for the Naval Air Reserve with the into service for the present draft : DIMES
DCNO, and his staff following their arrival here last Friday to inspect the equipment and facilities of period as were citizens without I PARALYSIS .lANUARt tsabi

NARTU. The admiral, it was reported, was well pleased with ,the set-up of the local unit and commended sons of draft age, according to I Tit i ui OKU rtixnnu ru unmiu NUITIII;
Captain Prtestman on its operation the poll.

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r Course Record With A Low 69There's ,. : :;.,, '. ,I--:-, :'"<: fIiii... ,' .', If.'. ,t.,)X;. N; ';:,.., o;:.," '.I.

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a new record holder on the station nowadaysin ," ... n ov. ,.t. .

the person of Phil Friel who smashed the station golf ,< ,. ,, <- 'tt,(. '('.. "r

terrific )9) 18 holes last ., ., .
record by blasting out over Sunday. ,
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Friel, a professional golfer from Massachusetts, is down A,

}here to aid in instructing beginners while Jack Harvey, the

station pro is busy with other duties. I II

1 The new record was set last Sunday -
when Harvey and Friel took
l on Chief Cravens and Chief Me- I New Liberty Cards t

Dunn t'11, the two best golfers on i Issued At Mainside _

L. the station, in an exhibition match. i : e ILL At.A "'-" .

Friel slammed out a blistering 1 New liberty cards were issued I : "f" "

34 on, the first nine and then after i this week to all enlisted personnel :' >

', the match was over, went the other | by the Mainside personnel of- .,' .
I I..l..o nine in a sizzling 35 to give him i fice. The new cards were put out r :<<; < : .
I the new record. because of the possibility that ; v

I' some men may have in their possession .
The old record was, held by C. I ,:
I more than one of the old
R. Smith, who blasted out a bril-
hsnt 71 in station competition and type.j .
t it stood untouched until Friel came j The new card blue with a file
along.As f number on it, is made out on the
1 IBM machine. After a liberty card
far as the match went, the
i is given out a replica of the card
two outclassed the chiefs to
pros ': is placed on file with the same
the tune of two in
up a slam-bang
number to prevent anyone from i iI .
duel. of the
driving Highlights contest
I having two or more I
were Cravens' birdie three on
the sixth hole and Friel'a birdie THE NAVY'S NEW jet-propelled Phantom squats on the apron near Operations after landing here
three on number seven. I I following a flight from Kansas City piloted by Lt Comdr W W Kelly)) of the Fighter Design Branch, -t,
Former Station of BuAer. First Navy all-Jet fighter the Phantom recently was tested on take-offs and landings ona
The next exhibition match will /
I Librarian Dies carrier and came through with flying colors
take place a week from Sunday
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when Pete Cooper a former I : : ;_ = :..:... r

Louis golf champ Broward of Florida another, takes ex-open on ;|: Miss from Emily a S.heart Colt 71.attack died suddenly last- ;I New Navy Jet Fighter Flies From Jax To I

week the home of Mrs.
/ Mate golf) champ. Cooper is, at at !

I>rwent, the .Ponte VeOra. with Croom.whom 1729 Memorial she had Park lived Hard\1 Miami !In 42 Minutes To Set RecordBy .

coming to Jacksonville as A flight which made aviation -
librarian at the Naval Air Sta- led- I
First ; then to the
history had its beginning at NAS Kelly. Kelly was
Continued from Jax Saturday when Lt. Comdr. i announcer's stand and introduced
( 1'age 1) I I She served in that capacity since
William W. Kelly gunned the motors -
Cafeteria, Main Administration ]\I the opening of the library coming of the Navy's new twin-jet i to the crowd.
Bldg., and the "0" Club. |; here from Pensacola where she Phantom" fighter and took off j After the Phantom had arrived '

The "Battle of the States" is had worked in the library for 15 on the fastest trip ever made down over Master Airport, Kelly put the

being waged again this year, too. i: :years. She was a native of Buffalo the Florida east coast. Forty-two ;i ship through its paces for about .
Milk bottles bearing the name of New York. minutes later the' Phantom was I iI 20 minutes. The jet plane was a
state, in the Union have been I I feature of the Miami AllAmerican ))
every Miss Colt was a popular figure set down on Miami's Master Air-
r' net" outside Service like after covered the 325 Air :Maneuvers tl|
up Ship's |I at NAS and is remembered here port having ,
ast year. Personnel will fight it for her kindness and consideration -I ;J. F. Nelen, ACMM air miles between Florida's two \ Kelly, one oJT three Navy pilots ]

out through contributions to make ,! which she extended to all serv- i The night of January 7th rolled)) I largest cities in record time. i qualified to fly the plane, is at- '

their state the leader in the race ice personnel. around and found 6? persons gathered j The first thing that Lt. Comdr tached to the Fighter Design' .''t
|I Branch of BuAer. He was sched- .
to play that good ofa Bingo Kelly said as he pushed back the I
fe SHEET .1 uled to take the Phantom to PaI -
It was a very nice (crowd plexiglass canopy of the sleek air-
game. I
----- but comparatively small. Quite a craft was, "I'm sure glad I'm here. !I tuxent River, Maryland, where the
j I ship was to be exhibited at DuAer's 1
Look at that and
few of the old timers were there' gestured to-
TEAM'r and lo and behold if our old friend I Irhief ward the leading edges of both of I i I Symposium on 15 and 16 '
January, but because of bad i
C. B. Fraim, CSK, of the: his wings.He '
[ weather, Lt. Comdr. Kelly's plane i'
Commissary didn't run off with the [ said he had hit rain while'I
was grounded, and at press time
free game of the evening. Chief going at a terrific speed and the
yesterday they had not taken oft.I .
Whitfield of Galley No. 4, NATTC. impact of the raindrops againstthe
s shoved off with the grand prizeof I wings had caused the new lac- I I I Also' grounded because of foul )J

," the Good old Whit. weather were Captain Anthony R.
; *g He has been evening.trying; for a. long time hhh. ._h__._.____ Brady. Captain A K. Morehouse,

and at lat struck pay dirt. Captain William E. Centner, and
Captain Howard V, Hopkins who !
\Ve, t those members of the entertainment -
were all planning on attending the
committee who were -.7
Symposium this week.
i' 2 t present want to thank Vice President -
Monroe and Chief Saba of 1

the Board of Governors for theii \
help at the Bingo. Without themwe Basketball And

r i' would have been stymied once Bowling Intra- \
again. We were able to run off 2f

+ tv? games from 2000 to" 2230. Murals To Begin
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.. Next week's bingo will commence -
.4THE at 1945 and end at 2245 Intra-mural sports are startingto f

Come one and all. Have a wonder sneak bark into the limelight ,

fui evening at ;your own CPO Club once again at NAS as both basketball

Why not come up for supper and L -. and bowling! will)) soon have
u-r 'SItf! f""""' '"''''''' .ri*; .ii6.V ''I '''''''''''IW"-" !!i1: stay for the Bingo ? Maybe you can k mtra-statlon competition The

JAX-XAVY: SKEET team is hard at work practicing for slip in a couple of dances before Lt. Comdr. W.V.,, Kelly bowling teams will be made upt"xC'lusl'ely It
the match with Banana River and two teams from Cecil Field Fridayat I the Bingo starts. Now that "That of officers, and the

0900 at the NAS skeet range. Sharp shooters of the team are Jack Terrible Texas Terror," Lucky Le- ,'quer to pest off the edge The teams do not have to be composed

Lawlor, AOM2 and 1 J. Franzblau ACOM both of whom pick off roy Jourdain, has been transferred Miami Daily News reporter saw a < of just one squadron.

the clay discs with eai-e. Members of the team pictured above from to Pensacola, most of you folks look of welcome relief in the avia '' Men may just get together and |

left to right include Jack Lawlor. AOM2c, Lionel Bercier, COM, stand an excellent) chance of winning tor's eyes as he was interviewinghim. form their own teams, but they ,
G. J. Mottenhauer. ACOM. Lt Paul J. King, and I. J. Franzblau, must contact Lt. Comdr. Koval'check \
ACOM. Two other members of the team, Lt. I ijgi I F. E. Fields and :I before Monday when actual
Thursday evening's pictures rang ( A crowd of more than 20,000 air ,
Lt. Comdr. F. H. Bozard not when the )
were present photo was taken.
I! i competition starts. Mr. KovalI -
i the bell. One was entitled "Still- enthusiasts watched the sleek i
-- -- well)) Road." The picture accompanying -I I craft pull to a stop with the jets I I check may be found at ext. 593 or
I = = : in Building 726. j ,
also shrill
It was \eryinteresting. letting out a scream, then I
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It was called "Screen MagI I Il diminishing to a whine and dying 1 Basketball also will start this \

azine" There were quite a few after a final whimper. When it \ Monday, and teams will start com- \\

people there, but not enough. Let's I stopped rolling, Rear Admiral Da- I petition before 20 January. Any .

pee more of you good folks there I vision stepped up and in navy tradition interested team shOuld also contact I

next Thursday evening.A I "welcomed_ aboard"_ Comdr. Mr. Kovalcheck at ext. .''IP3.t .
vote of thank to M Sgt. t
R Poore, USMC for the fine he I .
a Asa F k. job ,'.
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did as treasurer of the club. He -" .. j
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has been transferred to the 2nd / -"

Marine Division at Camp Lejeune, ," <'<<-: .:.i

North Carolina We wish you all 'I"'.. ... "' .. I
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the luck in the world, Sarg.We : ;
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presume that all of you who : .:
attended our Saturday Dance thoroughly k .tqt:

enjoyed yourselves ? There -- '

von isn't shouldn't.a reason in the world why

There are more and more new &Sa

faces appearing around this base, -
and it seems that at least ten percent \)
of them are CPO'n. Why don't G .a I

you fellows)) amble up to the club '
e vkk
one of these days and flip the bartender s,

a fin for your membership ?
You will find this club the best in

j'f.p the Navy. Come on, fellows it's

p well!) worth the time and money .
a ,' Congratulation to the Navy .

Wive Club on the fine job it U

I ,. accomplishing in OUT did quarters.
There i i. a new thief pharmacist
's mate in the Main Dispensary
.G ,
"'- .. .._ K His name? Grit Yes. air, we have
JI'HT LIKE MARY and her lamb of nursery rhyme fame. Schen- tacked a nicknHmr on kino I already."Hominy" .
ley the pooch follows along everywhere' NAS WAVES go aboard ; Grits Cwt, don't you SLEEK AND SHINY the Phantom is ready for a takeoff for

tt- ntfction. Distinctly unfriendly to males. Schenley's idols are the I: tfcirik (T S He ill also the proud the MIAOU All-AineiivHQ, Air Mnetuvvrs. Forty-two minutes later

jjt) /. to blue and the feeling seems' tc be mutual. The photo above peps of a beautiful) set of twin Lt. Cooidr Kelly set bet down at Miami's Master Airport to b.

prows n typical **erte with the canine right in step alongside. a group I boys ) Glad to have you aboard, greeted by Rear. Admiral k lJ.lh Davuiou, CosuraaJMlaat of the Seventh f
ef WAVES strolling! down the street in their (>ff- Kity hours, t'tid. I Navaj) District and Chief of Navtu Air Attvan<:*d Tr+teiag, q


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; : i DANCE. Air Station Band. Starts; it 20-M.
BASKETBALL GAME. Jax Fliers vs St. Simons Starts at 2300, { ( ,
"RUE MADELIENE", starring James Cagney. Shows at 1430 C
1730, and 2090.
9 "MY BROTHER TALKS TO HORSES", featuring Peter Lawford
and Butch Jenkins. Show at SO**) only.
"SWELL GUY," with Sonny Tuft and Ann Blyth. Show at 2000()

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MORE TIA131) NAVY wives and guests were entertained at the big 'Open House last Friday JUNIOR OFFICERS AUDITORIUM
night at the Navy Wives Club The gathering helped acquaint the many women with the aims and purposes I (
of the organization, and a large number pledged aupport of the newly-formed club Enjoying I THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
1 themselves at the height of the evening are, left td right Mrs. Robert Johnson, Mrs A R. Brady Mrs. "LOVE LAUGHS AT ANDY HARDY" .starring Mickey Rooney .
Willis Beall, :Mrs, William Johnson Mrs Anton Papich Jr.. Mrs Edward Damask, and Mrs. Harold I Show at 2000 only.

Roatin. SATURDAY ,
11 1 1t --- I "SIOUX CITY SUE," with Gen Autry Show at 21))) only

Woo! Woo! I "BLONDUJ'S BIG MOMENT SUNWAY," featuring Penny! Singleton Show-

at 2000 V
"T | only
*. I "RUE MADELIENE" starring Junta Cagney.! Show at 24))) only


BINGO p.-\nTY-Every Wednesday at 2Q1 ) at The Anchorage '
ATHLETIC UKAK-Available at Mat are. Yorktown Avenue and

By WIN HOUGH, $!e : 1 FoNT .. Mustin Road, 1X .)-1130 and 13,))-.SJ0 daily and at Gear Room top.
QUESTION. What feature of been asked .e' side Bldg. 728, OSOO-1700 on work I..ys.
do you like best T for a life Ilr r MODEL AIRPLANE SHOP-rtear of Bldg. 39, open 1200-2400
, swat In daily and week-ends. Meeting at 2000 Monday
H B. CLAYTON, AOMSc. BOWLING Six located in Malnstde Recreation "
i alleys l Building;
Lauderdale, Fla husband No. 3. Alleys open from 1630-2K') Monday* through Fridays; 1700. +
! "Thecleanilllt 8.8 and t.-ctioM. Jn 1 2100 Saturdays and Sundays.
pearance of NAS seems to )' poor )1- BOXING For information regarding workouts, contact Lieut.:
bv its greatest asset." ,, rontitler life t e Comdr. A. J. Rubino, extension 593 or report to Mainside Mat after
1 MARTIN HENRY, S2c. .' ." s ,
'1 dale Illinois 1500.MA I.UNG"Formerly the l Reception Center located in
"The fact that one can go and I> the South wing of Building No. 95:>. is open to NAS personnel and
I ming the year 'round in the tit port their guests from 1000 to 2200 daily. Available wedding recep
/ aro** tion's swell outdoor and Lions by arrangement with Welfare", Officer Combination radio-pho*
* pools. t I nograph available for use of all hands
JIM COOK B (2c, "..* where J.lBRARl'-Lotated: on. second d--k of Mainside Recreation Build
"The Anchorage is a spot ." ing No. 3. Open from 090O to :21 W Monday through Friday. Saturday
looked by many of the chirped a 1 from 1100 to 1630. Sunday from 120O to 2100.
.F .
aboard. It's a good place to nearly t rt p- SWIMMING: Indoor swimming pool recreational swimming,
to eat. and to have a few b .. '"y,,, ,,!" 1800-2100) daily Monday through Friday. Saturday from 10OO to 21CM( .
DARRELL HEMLINE Sunday from 1200 to :2100.
attle. Washington rai..illg i the GOLF-Course open from li))) to sunset daily. Saturday and Sun-
"I think that the JAX .> rentI ;i day from 09001700. Golf clubs are available, at Golf House. Bathing 1
NEWS U the beat feature at I I trunks prohibited on Golf Course.

It keeps me informed of : : that keep, ASl'JlOR.-\Ot-Opea daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty
going on here and in the I quiet rArds and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Masoa
general. And its cartoons I); Field.

jokes are tops, too" C TJtXN1S-Racqueu and balls\ are available at the Physical; Train-
New BOB Jersey"I COX Sic, Bound dual'I'I home a* ing Yorktown Building Roads No. I.BASKETBALL I.724, and also on Mat are (corner of Mustin anj

have long been a 'lover ( the group
Sf). naturally, I really I 1 ( .. Ing little 1630. Practice: Monday through Friday startingat
1 the station golf course." '!'I' &t are 1f ti,
R. M. HOOD S2c, Three
Mich."I } replied, the ONLY PRESCRIBED: TYPK Procedure
think that NAS has ,' OF RIBBONS MAY BK WORN
! things that station mre ?" ....- '. ...
any I' <<<( Mitinn< l from Page 1)
I proud of. Especially: the tine (lSEA > --Use of (:eIlOPha *-im'l
ern, recreation building." ... .- "lilY pregnated and plastic ribbons has I II
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A. J. HYDE, AMM3c, .*. I 1 been noticed by the Navy Depart- 'are tn"d 1"."'":

Mountain"I have, Nevada found that the )( ;; Grit. I i'T T- ment. The wearing of these impregnated (;a) AJvanct l A MM ,.dft'II l,

Lounge is the best place to ,. or imitation ribbons ism (lass n, at MeiupliU, (las convening
those weary bones and relax ,.., she t direct violation of Uniform Regulations. -I 19 February; 2l; weekscourse
listening to modern as well as I way> out. :1 a As a result SecNav Applk-antn nm>t t.11'1:1. ....
sical I music." I James Forrestal has issued an order ,\:\ : <' or higher <(< All<>wan<>iof ,
strictly forbidding their use ONE>
IVAN KOCH S2c Ogden I tore vrntI
"The well-stocked library i. >k" of di.- and COs: were directed to promulgate <<h<. kl,
1 on my list. You can spend| I .. a big the information. Only the ('1,'** K, IAt .JarkoonvilM.,,'*
t worthwhile hours there" i that read: prescribed type of ribbons exact .tN1vt".juC :H February; 2*; w -k.1
LARRY CAMPBELL, Sic, replicas! of the ribbons that sup- ; c.onr-44*. Applicant: mart fa
orro. New Mexico port the decorations: medals or AOMSc: or higher. (Allo\vakn dON
4 '.['m quite a movie fan nt a badges!! they represent) may b* .;)
.ai>'i :N'AS is very fortunate :! Jo, 'e com- 101and no unnatural preservatives (i') line )lI.llIt""II> AO-l
iii<; able to get the latest or artificial covering maybe BT'JD M'It.)41'Ia"" t, at M..v-
ebt.tre! the theatres to I : !:_ ___ used.! I .. .
Ithi( ,. (.I..." nvtnin I ; 10 ref,-
\\ L;;. VVILLARD, S2c, in Ship's nrary; t seeks cetarie. .\ptM-
1" to eat ShrIf vti.h either .\)(. A MM,
I think the nicest thing then pick SOMEBODY, either a prowler or i would' you wind f'.r?" ,U1.'UIHI, SAM SAMM
N vri; is Uwe can wear done press agent, appear* to haustartt'd AS: "Gush I'm afraid to tell SAKM. or SAOM. ( Allmvanw of
from tilt ba. vcks to town." ,!! tike best is / Barbara Drake! of Enterprise you" TWO
HARDY QITIN, Jo Ker 1e him. SheG ah-Al. \\It..t !
I picture... < you "nap Fit,,.Jr ,", ..i'/IIIIt'.to' for af.
Pa Heh! So think I
cra< K. I I' you brought up this iiai--->i a eeatrmt trhooit. are
"I jus' love those handy uNhing htiiiit for*"
(al l .1pplirant. must 114" ftW't-
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STALEMATE ..;...... :- UK Harold Jones. SI .. '. Foot Light ..!"I with At l lea-t 18 nuMitlit eti..
gated\ ; l fr\Uf front Late <>C entry
lain all .rhi,>oU, or they mntitftkwtitt
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!srh'w/1* shall have h....l >*.i!
month minimum' fest dirty, rai, ..
I vani-ml tense, or duty with a flee! '

I Men accepted fop the above- r
I nenl&') o!>i acho<>ls wilt he return 4o
t: NAS racluonvill at the otvm-:
I i iI ,>k ti>>n of training. -
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l t The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the week has been a slow one for news, but .
U. S. Naval Air Station Jacksonv1lle,'F1orida, at no we were happy to meet two members of the Wo-

expense to the government and in compliance with men's Division of the Royal Canadian Air Force. -.=- ..
SecNav Circular Letter 45-526, 28 May 1945. Copiesare Cpl. A. V. M. Morice and Cpl. "Smitty" Schmeidenorf ..
distributed free of charge air the Naval Air are spending their terminal leave seeing the
t Station, the Naval Air Technical Training Center United States. Via NATS the gals left British
the Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Train-
Columbia hitting Vancouver, Wash., San Francisco,
ing Command, Headquarters of the Seventh Naval Washington, D. C., New York City, Norfolk, and
District, Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field, / r
finally to Jax. They are hoping to head farther Southor
the Naval Air Gunnery Range and the U. S. Naval West.

a Hospital. The NAS Jax beautiful and
Rear Admiral Ralph Davison, girls thought was
7 Commandant Seventh Naval District very big. Their first night here, they thought they
thief ef Naval Air Advanced Training were going to suffocate. Not being used to warm

Captain Anthony R.Brad, USN Comnianain weather they opened windows and doors and still
Jacksonville Naval Air Station couldn't get cooled off. It must be cold in Canada.
Cpl. Morice said, "We've been treated wonderfully
CecUin; Howard V. Hopkins. USN Commanding Center by everyone on the whole trip." Asked for their
Naval Air Technical raining
-. opinion of the WAVES, both answered, "WAVESare
'J Captain] Robert M. Gillett (110), USN, Commanding super." Right back at you, gals, and good luck g
U. S. Nav&! Hospital to you all on your trip. Thanks for dropping in.

Captain F W. Prlestman, USNR Commanding Mary Callergos, CY, took a jaunt to San Juan. _
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Went in swimming and promptly acquired the
Lt. Col. T. C. Moore, Jr.::, USMC, Commanding name of "Lillian Russell." Wonder what absorbs
Marine BorrackaCtemdr. water! Sorry we all couldn't have been there, Mary.

Jules F. Schumacher, USN, Commanding Note to all you new girls. If any of you play
Naval Air Gunnery Ranges basketball, please get in touch with us. Having losta
-- couple of girls, we are on the lookout for new Ns1v.p
Burch, Jr.. USN. Commanding
Captain W. O.
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field material. The WAVES basketball team has en- "I told you not to scrub in one spot too long!" B
tered the league in town. For the benefit of any -
Capt. Alexander M. Hearn, USUO girls wanting to see the games, we play every !
Marine Aviation Detachment Tuesday and Thursday. You may go in town with
Lle ffJflTlmll
The JAI AIR NEWS receive* Ship' Editorial Association ma- the team if you wish. 't, :
UrUl. Republication of credited matter prohbited *
p permissionof 1 SEA.: Washington 25, D. C. R.e'U.Wlf1aU) of) any I BulletinBulletins
other matter, except by service 1 prohibited
without permission of Editor, JAY AIR NEWS.
will be accepted until

space has been filled, but no
later than 1000 Tuesday. Ext.
I Hospital Chatter I 8230. -

-Mews anclVieu3s f n motion FOR; SALE :
By LOIS EVEKIIARTCONGRATULATIONS 1941 Chevrolet four door sedan. Radio and
heater. Excellent condlition. Bob Stair, ----
TO THE PROUD PAR ext. 8208. To be well informed on the
ENTS OF THE WEEK: Who're the idols of their. 1 1941 De Soto four door ledan. A1 con events of the day is an indispensable -
fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, and aunts? No- ,_ J dition.ext.Radio 692 ,after heater 1(30. and overdrive.Call asset, and the library makes

body else but little Linda Jenell Nooner and little We often hear the gripe that the Navy 1941 Buick special four door sedan 4t this easy for you. The latest in-
Grace Giannlnl. Yep, they're the kids in the three motor with 1200 miles; new two-ton formation Is available through the
cornered pants in their families. Old man Stork is not a democratic organization, or thatwe paint job; new tire and tubes. A-l many newspapers and periodicals

paid a visit to the Nooners, PhMlc Dayton O. have no democracy in the Navy. :Most \1940 condition.Indian motorcycle 1SS1A Randolph"45". Can St., be NAS.seen received by the library. Daily or
Nooner and Mrs. Nooner, and left a seven pound, of us have heard such complaints. The hard, outside main gate from 1500 to 1700. Sunday papers are received from
three and one-half ounce bouncing baby girl on cold fact is that the Navy is not a demo- 1942 trailer. 25 feet long with electric thirty different cities throughoutthe
Ice-box. Mis Eastin, ext. 217.
January 5, 1947. To Sam J. Giannini, CPhM, and United States so that can
cratic organization and no one has claimed Boy's bicycle, new. Will sell for the
Mrs. Giannini, old man Stork brought another same price a* It "was purchased. S013A get the local news from the section
It healthy baby girl weighing eight pounds and eight it to be such. The Navy is a very blunt instrument Dewey Park. of the country in which you are
ounces. Both mothers are doing nicely, and fathers, with which we defend democracy. 1941 Pontiac. Chief Whipple, ext. 495.Sixroom most interested as well as news

well, they're all smiles. I The same is true of the Army or Marine furnished furnished home., all Five electria rooms kitchen comfortably of national and international in-
5-- Corps.In with automatic hot water heater. Available terest.In .
A speedy recovery is wished by all to R. T. Tid- in about ten days. $3500 down. addition to the
order to have Total payment $8800. 4650 Ulmer Ave., newspapers,
member of the hos- efficiency and organization
well, HAlc, staff, and active Tlmuquana Manor. a wealth of Information is avail
pital choir who is now a patient on ward A7. it is necessary that there be a central 1934 Ford two door sedan Motor In ex- able in the various news, business,
"seat" of power which is delegated down cellent condition, body fair, L. J. Pate, and scientific magazines to which
Those detached from the hospital staff January ext. 8206. the library subscribes. "Time "
through the ranks. The ,
same thing is largely Baby carriage, excellent condition. 1412AChiWa
6 were Lt. (Jg) :M. K. Fleck (NC) and Lt. D.M.E. St., NAS. "Newsweek," "Forbes," "Business
Jansen (NC) who received orders to the N. P. Hospital true of any large civilian organization. To 1940 Chrysler four door sedan. Good condition Week" "U. S. News," and "For

in Fort Worth, Texas. make "power" function properly, it must be Can be seen at Building (13, or eign Affairs," are only a sample.In .

channeled and properly controlled. Loose, 1941 call Plymouth ext. 8283.two door. Good condition. addition there are the general
Congratulations to Lt. (Jg) F. C. Brown (NC) unorganized power is not power at all. It is Call at Bide 461 or 1031 A Barn St., scientific periodicals as well as
and Lt. (Jg) E.D. Jones (NC) whose gold braid and furthermore misuse of Dewey Park. those in specific fields in which
the term
a democ-
1941 Buick Sedanette. Will
sell or trade
still from newness. be
silver bars are sparkling you may interested. The library
to feel that for cheaper ear See Davis at Hangar
racy we as individuals have the
t IK or 4013E Dewey Park Annex also receives the "Public Affairs
Rumors are flying amongst the hospital corps- liberty to enjoy absolute freedom of action Electric portable washing machine.. Ext. Pamphlets" and the "Headline

men at the Joyous news of the arrival of new corps- without restraint, either in the Navy or Kitchenette 459. let; Table with four chair, Series," of pamphlets which is
men in the near future. Don't get too happy, fel- where. Society itself demands that we else-I practically new. See sit 4014E Dewey published by the Foreign Policy
lows, and start anticipating leaves, because it mightbe Park Annex. Association.
individuals, restrict our lives and actions Hollywood bed, four months old) very
JUST rumors. in compliance with certain laws necessary I good condition. Smith, ext. T2S. Other "special" services are sub
Sofa and matching chair, grid spring con. scribed to, woo FACTS ON FILE
There are no more USNR male hospital staff OB I for the maintenance of an orderly social I land struction.Rd.Electric E. L. Seeley, 1193 Cumber. is a weekly index to news events

the compound; they're all gone for sure. structure. We do as we please only as longas refrigerator and gas range. Call as well as a condensed version of
we please to obey certain written and unwritten Rd.See, ext. 883, or see at 1302 Cumberland the news itself. For additional information -

J. Rosell, HAlc, is the man you see if you wantto regulations which govern the relationship Breakfast let, rugs, and lamp 1842B about people who are
know more about the outfit you're in-the Navy. of Randolph St., NAS. making the news, a monthly pub-
of course. Rosell is the agent for OUR NAVY magazine mankind. Democracy is the 1940 Chevrolet special deluxe. Radio and lication received by the library is
We don't know whether he's going to use greatest system on earth, but its success or 22093.heater. Excellent condition. $950. Phone CURRENT BIOGRAPHY. This

the extra money to go to college or not, but that failure depends on the co-operation and con- Chief blue uniform, size 42. Almost contains interesting articles on
extra cash will come in handy for a lot of things. sideration of each concerned. new Phone 22093. persons of national interest: gov-
person Dinette suite, pre-war, mahogony finish, ernment officials, movie stars,
t, Much has been said about the "caste" perfect condition, 1225; sofa bed, $30. authors, lawyers, business men, educators -
Speaking of going to college and education and Phone 2-8902, or see at 4249 St. Johns
such, if it's more learnin' you're uh-cravin', wander system in the Armed Services. The very I Ave. etc.
over to A-2 and have a li'l chat with Lt. Logan, the fact that this complaint has been consideredat Baby dition.buggy Contact and play Mrs. pen Gentner, excellent, ext. con 439. Books on current problems are

WAVE representative. She can advise and help you great length, by the proper authorities Baby carriage, excellent condition. See numerous. :Many of them, written
obtain your educational courses through the US- at 2853 Green St., or call ext. 293. by authorities in their fields, offer
indicates that those who are responsible for White gold Call U. food
wedding set. G. Lowe, for serious thought. Among
AFI. Miss Logan has her hands full being in chargeof ext. 8222.Sixroom .
Post Immobilization Separation Activity for the efficiency of our Armed Services are house, tile bath and kitchen, the recent ones are THE PLOT-
WAVES and Nurses along with other duties, so go vastly interested in the welfare of every hardwood floors. Phone 25009. TERS by Roy Carlson (author of
early some morning and make an appointment to .member of the service Social customs in the FOR KENT "Under Cover"), THUNDER OUT
her. Double bedroom for couple or two men. OF CHINA by Theodore White
see Navy are for the protection, as well as the Phone 76028. and Annalee Jacoby COLOR
regulation of our social life. WANTEDRide BLIND JJ
by Margaret
Who've been going around in a daze for days from Cherry and Park to NAS. in the Halsey, and
and days and days and not feeling blue, either. It would be a financial hardship for seamen Working hour 0800 to 1(30. Ext. 897. "THIEVES form of a novel, Koestler's"
Two or three bedroom furnished house IK THE NIGHT.
They're Lt. P. J. Perry (NC) and Ens. W. M. Wea- to be expected to entertain noncommissioned apartment. Will pay six months advance or .
ver (NC). Why? It's because their feet have been officers for junior commissioned rent Phone 28953.
itchy for a long time now and they're going to geta or FOUND Newport, Ark., (SEA) H. O.
chance to scratch them. Only they're too excitedto officers to entertain top-ranking officers. Small package on bus. Owner may claim Walker is confused. His cat has

think about their feet. Somehow when you get Our customs are practical enough to keep by hour calling of 0700 Ship's and Service 1430 and between asking( the for taken to living with the chickens,

news like they got, your feet automatically relax personnel classified according to range of Miss Amy roosting their food with. them and eating
and you feel like sailing around. Yo Ho! Me Hearties and length of time in the service. Wrist watch In Ship' Service Building at He's wondering if these
They're westward bound for the Philippines economy Naval Hospital. Contact O.O.D. Desk hen parties are going to turn In-
and Subic Bay with orders to leave 3 February. Every man who feels that his job is at Naval Hospital I In. I person to chicken dinners.

Dependents Unit is going to miss them, and we worthwhile will do a worthwhile job. Each
1 hope their new adventure will meet with their ev- job is important to the over-all picture. The ADMIRAL PLEASED WITH

ery expectation.Fun work of the seaman is as essential to the CHEST DRIVE RESPONSEThe eAt

Night in the Recreation Hall tonight. Come welfare of the Navy, as Is the work of the following letter from Rear the Station Chapel, Birmingham
one, come all. Let's see what gives! top-flight officer. We could not easily get Admiral Ralph Davison was sent a Road and MuiUn Avenue
without short time ago to all chairmen Protestant
along jobs. No man who betrays his 0730
We understand that "perky" Miss McCully has an in the recently concluded Community E.-Holy W. Communion Chaplain
position is worthy of respect be he low or Andrews
enjoyable coffee hour on Wednesday afternoon for Chest drive: 0930.NAT1C Service:! -Chaplain R. L.
patients on C-l. Keep a close check on your coffee high in our system. Our leaders appreciatethe "The command as a whole, Stamper.
pots, :Miss McCully.]) work of those whom they lead and we hat received many complimentary 0930-Chaplain Sunday W.School R. ,Stevenson Small Chapel.

appreciate and respect the offices they rep- remarks for its splendid 1045,-Divine Service*-Chaplain F. L.
;Mlse Stella] Hacketf, who is going to leave, will resent. We shall continue to have an out- display of community spirit in Albert.
be missed by her patients and staff. Grit your teeth supporting the charity organi- Catholic
and bear it, fellows, because !it is absolutely compulsory standing organization as long as officers zations of Jaeksom"iie. 0700 0900\ --Maw.Mas*.
t S for the betterment of your entertainmentand and men alike do their jobs to the best of "The Commandant was pleased 1100" -Mas*.

Miss Hackett's welfare that she take this flying their ability. We can live together, train to- with the excellent response An Outdoor I* maintained Nursery for between small 0900 children -

trip to Carthage, Term. No fooling, Miss Hackett, gether, and work together because we sharea to the Community Chest Drive," and 1290.
we hope you have a fine leave and think about us RALPH DAVISON Jewish Religion Service and
mother's home- common objective.. Rear Admiral USN Fellowship Hoar
when are eating your
1800-Friday in the Small Chapel. ,
R. L. "
cooked meals. Chaplain Stamper, Cormlt. 7th N. D.


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ELECTRICAL WIZARDS InspectingThe Beneficial In 1946 !

__ _",-- __Il''..... U ... Suggestions

C Inspectors Save Navy $776,568 A Year HereA

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'J;' l By IIELEN BURNETTS total of $11,624 was paid to 206 NAS employees dur-

!: __ We are all glad to have Lieut. ing 1946 through the Beneficial Suggestion program, it was
Comdr. J. C. Allman, assistant In- revealed by a tabulation of the year's awards completed last

spection Officer, back in the office. week. Although this amount seems large, it was estimatedthat
Lieut. Comdr. Allman has been as-
,: .. o. signed to the Investigation Board the adoption of these ideas by the Navy would resultin

of several weeks, but annual saving of $776,568.
fora period an
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now he is back "at home" in his According 10 the: Recorder, JVIK.IJael -
; office.C. Cascone, the largest numberof

fo. B. White, AMMlc, was dis- !::: S ij PLY suggestions since the inauguration "-
FJ. S charged from the Navy yesterday. of the program here were received -
S He returned to work immediatelyupon last year. In contrast to
receiving his dischargesonow c 1945 when 357 suggestions were
-( you will find C. B. workingas StLLiES submitted, 515: were turned in

rY a civilian, with his fellow-work-' II during 1946.
ers in A & R. 4!' Chief credit for the unusual
That "Red Square" you mightsee success of the program goes to supervisory -

any time going through Jack- I personnel, and the many _
sonville, nights and week-ends be- committees which so willingly
longs to "Jeep" Kirk, messengerfor By CLARA E. SPEEK helped to eValuate the hundredsof
the department. "Kenny" Mul- The highlight of Essie Wilkes'recent ideas and put them into oper-

len and "Jeep" plan big things in trip to Sarasota was her ation, it was pointed out.

\ the way of entertainment, now that visit to the fifty-room residence of The ideas submitted produced

they have transportation a la mode. the Ringlings, now open to the many short cuts, improved prod-
; This past week-end they had datesat public. The mansion cost aroundone ucts, and eliminated health and

IF TilE ELECTRIC fan, lights or any other electrical equipmentin Jacksonville Beach with the fair million dollars and the fur- 'safety hazards as well as adding

your department is not working, call ext 325 and, the men of the ladies. "Jeep" and "Kenny" make nishings, two millions. Practicallyall many conveniences to various

'. Electric Shop will do the rest. Proving the assertion, J. E. Flirt, left, all the girls ride in the back seat, of them were imported from shops and saving many thousandsof
'.. "' on a small electric motor while A. L. Stonebanks rewires an while the two gentlemen occupy various parts of the world and are dollars in material and labor.
electric switch. the front seat. (That's what they fabulously beautiful. The floorsare One exceedingly simple suggestion
U The bathtub in
say). of teakwood. which proves the value of the
x.T Mr. Ringling's room was made of
; when the program and which graphically illustrates
Wonder new
1-= I ('f the Finenco estate will be open brown and yellow marble with how many man hours
RftWAROUND gold faucets, and is about of labor can be saved was the turnbuckle -
r ed to the public? (P. S. flowers, bathtub. I
the size an ordinary
plants, etc.) wrench by J. H. Dye of
\ ::- = -f- The barber's chair was there justas A&R. The wrench provided a sure
-=- & "Pat" Patterson, formerly of Mr. Ringling left it. All the I
A R means for keeping intact the tool
our department, has returned to doors of Mrs. Ringling's room
.,...: Engine Overhaul News-by Carl work for the Navy in the A & R were hand-painted. The spread on I during tightening of a cable and
shaved considerable
a amount of
W. 'la'er-Latest excuse for a Department. Say "hello" to old her bed was made of Battenbergand
time from this
.: skinned head was that advanced you're back with us soon, Lois. friends, Pat."Eocie" baby Irish lace by Mrs. Ring- particular opera-
lyr Jim Feeney upon his return to This reporter came in the door has been in a dither re ling's own hands. The baby grand tion.Another
; work last Monday morning with of Tech. Files one day when Clar- cently. He is wondering just whatit piano was fashioned of rosewoodand device which received
lacerations of the :forehead. Ac- ence Lamb and Lucille Wells were is-Sub or Final? gold. The walls throughoutthe recognition in the January issueof

cording to Jim, his wife stoppedthe off work. In the absence of the Have seen that new suit of mansion were hung with price Naval Aviation News and was
car too suddenly, throwing him bosses, everyone was present and you Santa brought Chief I! less tapestries and paintings. Mostof recommended for use at other naval -

head on Into the windshield.Ben working, believe It or not. You greens George And that lovely watch the furnishings were of the fifteenth activities was a method for
Tingen returned to work call that and sixteenth salvaging rejected valves by F. A.
really can news. century pe-
band. Lucky man, to have a
:Monday morning looking very re We had an unexpected visit last nice Santa. riods.. Valdes. This not only saved thou.
.' :freshed from all that leave he took week from Harlow Sutter, a for- The bar was transported from sands of dollars, but helped relievean
t The Inspection Department per acute scarcity of this particular
over the Christmas holidays. This mer draftsman who Is now work- the Palmer House in Chicago. One
x' Is in direct contrast with lots of sonnel offer birthday greetings to item.
ing for Green Cove Springs, of the steins was in the shape ofa
S ',... fellows we know who came back It looks as though all these engineers the following, all one year "younger" man's body and the stopper form- The Navy Department disclosed
looking worse than, before. have to get back to the this month: ed the head. When the. stein was recently that 930,000,000 annual

Latest report on Susie Webster's board after so long a time. A cer- Charles L. Saxton, January 11th; wound up, this funny little man net savings were realized from
.' condition came last Monday when tain party was seen bending overa Sara E. Verner, January 12th; E. sang "How Dry I Am." The chan- suggestions received from its civilian
Charlie Hart received a long dis table for a few minutes last O. Carter, January 3rd; Donald delier hanging in the living room employees in 1945 alone. Sug-
tance call from her. She receiveda week, namely, "Buzz" Sawyer. Field, January 8th; Frank Fulmer, was so fragile and valuable that gestions are not restricted to civilians -
broken neck as a result of the Our bowling team is out January 15th; W. H. Owens, Jan- when being shipped the express and many naval personnelhave

',. auto accident she was Involved In for "blood" now that the uary let and A. S. Thompson, Jan- company would insure it for only received commendations for
while returning :from her home finals are coming up. Here's a uary 3rd. 24 hours at a time. Mrs. Wilkes ideas.
after the holidays. She expects to chance for our "one-man team"to We are all very sorry to learn came away deploring the fact that Boxes are placed throughout the

have her neck In a cast for twelve shine. that Inspector E. S. Summersill'sbaby Mrs. Ringling had lived in all that various departments at NAS to facilitate -

weeks and reports that she will There's a certain person in en- is seriously ill. Inspector magnificence only about six the submission of sugges-
.... be transferred :from the hospital gineering who sure likes to pull Summersill left Friday to take the months.If tions by employees. This gives
'. in Richmond to hospital in New baby to Johns Hopkins Hospital workers the opportunity of
".j a strings to get things done. Better you heard the chimes at eight tellingthe
"': York, BO that she will be near her be careful which string you pull, Baltimore, Maryland. We sincerely o'clock on the night of January "boss" how he thinks his own
for the
;: folks. hope for speedy recovery I could be effective and
: .i.'.. "Buzz". 7th at the Riverview Baptist job more
,., Engine Overhaul has a new sten- One of our people rom the "Mad baby.That beautiful dress Lil- Church, they were. pealing for valuable. These suggestions also
,. ographer pinch-hitting for Susie. House" is leaving us to go back to was a Florence Monroe (Receipt Con- help supervisors better production
lian Wolfe wore one day last week.
:: So if you stroll into the office and Indiana. Her name is Helen Roth. trol) and Robert J. King, SKV) records and increase employee mo-
indeed.Oh .
r.. find yourself staring into a pair of Good luck, Helen. Very pretty, 2c. A reception followed the wed- rale. And the monetary reward i is
Paul Carmen has a time betweenhis yes, the Inspection Bowling an added inducement.It .
brown be be-
.. pretty eyesthey'll Team is now tied for second placeat ding ceremony. The wedding trip i
; longing to Barbara Mettler pahd- bend allowance formulas and ( this writing) in the Bowling was postponed as the bridegroomhad is hoped that during the coming

:: nah. She is the strong silent type, money. Have you learned anything League. Only a few more nights to to leave for overseas duty. year many more NAS employees
it but we did manage to find out that about bend allowance yet, Paul play and we will find out who the Now that the excitement of the will take advantage of the

11 she was an Army nurse on Bataan, Personnel and Administration "champs" ere! Good luck, inspec- making a valiant effort to settle i Beneficial Suggestion program.The .
,; which fact alone places. her right By Dot Dickson-Ens. Sweat is the tors-get in there and roll that holidays has died down, we are 1.111 committees are ready and eager
up on top in our estimation. proud mama of a baby stripe. ball! down to normalcy-and be wise In i to help. The rest is up to YOU.

_\ Engine Overhaul Team No. 13 This really puts personnel up on We extend a hearty welcome to the ways of the new manual, the

is still upholding the honor of the top-unquote. Thanks for the can- the following newcomers to our department new organization, and our newly-
': division, being tied for first place dy and cigars. : acquired duties occasioned there INSIDE

l' in the second division of the A & R Mrs. Koerner has checked out R. H. Barr, ARM2c; B. B. Bethel by. By now we almost know the
Bowling League with Engineering awaiting little Koerner. Good lucW.This AMM2c; E. A. Goggins, AMM2c new designations of the various PUBLIC WORKSBy
f:' Team No. 11. We are all hoping Friday, we lose three of our ; E. W. Fox, ACMM; R. T. Free- units in Supply.
that No. 13 will go into the play- personnel assistants, :Miss Willing- land, AMM1c; J. F. Holechek, Perusal of the calendar for 1947 JUANITA WISE
offs and come out on top. One ham, Mrs. Killam and Miss Bur- AMMlc and W. J. Sheridan, AMM- discloses that we may not have The department has a new officer

thing, is certain, no one would be dick. However, they remaining Ic. another holiday until May 30th, as ; Ens. Albert D. Griffin, Jr ,
happier than Charlie Hart and Lt. in A & R. Hope to see you all George Washington's birthdayfalls who is the assistant to Comdr.

i Smolenski to win the trophy for 1 around. tical Section made a quick trip to on Saturday. Johnson.
We welcome to Personnel Lt. Atlanta Ga. last week-end. The
Overhaul. ,
:f. Engine '
; Last week Comdr. Ford and Lt.
Irene Halbrook (Procurement) ,
Comdr. Sweet who is in of
charge occasion was to celebrate herfatherinlaws
Metals, Machines and StructuresBy vocational is back from an enjoyable weekin White moved into Room 134, Main
training. birthday. Margieand
r Bobby-Congratulations are Ad the chief clerk's old of-
Jt! is Tampa Donald Whitner Bldg.,
Barbara Merck
sporting a her husband had a nice
r-. extended to Betty Higginbotham new diamond. Poor Miss Brooks. very (Material) spent a recent week- fice. Their new phone number is
(Pattern Store Room) and Bob trip.Chief end at Sanford, his home town. .
Ahnemlller (Flight Control) who She either has her employees leave Muller left today on a 25- 450.J.
H, are Mr. and Mrs. now. They were with diamonds or something else. day vacation, leaving poor Fred News received by friends in H. Lee, Personnel Section, returned -
'' married 3 January. Maybe a cement mixer, putty Wood, with a two-man job to keepup. Purchase reveals that Evelyn MacKenzie last week from a two-week
V. W. Schmidt, shop 306, was putty, would fix things up. If Fred is still sane when Mul- and her husband have left Christmas vacation in North Caro
f) passing out cigars last week. His Mary Abersold has gone to Ken ler returns, we'll all be surprised.Fred Hartford, Connecticut, and have lina. For days he thought sure he
returned to live at their former had some awful illness, so finally
wife presented him with a daughter tucky for a week's vacation; also, don't worry too much. We
( Cheryl Diane, born on Dec. 30. Doris White has been off on leave. know you can do it.Congratulations home in Lakeland, Florida. went to see a doctor. To his

II. C. Adams, shop 477, was on Mr. der Quina, what all to Henry Coch- Stock Control is glad to have amazement, he found out he just
.1'). the sick list last week. We are your girls go off and leave you? ran of the Accessories Procure- Dot Roberts back at work after had a fractured rib--the result of

,t glad to see him back. Bertie Quina visited us and looks ment group. He is now the proud being out two weeks on accountof wrestling with his brother.

J, :M. W. (Daniel Boone) Terkeurst, as though "Yankee Land" really papa of a baby girl. We under- her eyes. During the holidays, Mr. Garth
has just returned from his annual agrees with her. stand that Linda S, and motherare The Bowling League is again in (Design) and his wife went downto
g .. We know Miss Brooks Is glad doing swell.Assembly Miami to see the Orange Bowl
:,J,.', : "Big Game" hunt in the wilds of full swing after their layoff for
) ...... Ocala. All of his gun bearers and the holidays are over. Think the Division-By Fred E. the holidays. Material Group is game. Mr. Sandler and his family
,,/ ':,.. bush beaters were released, and per diems should give her a nice Clyne-Everyone is In an uproaras starting off the second half on top. also spent two weeks in Miami.
'. Mr. Terkeurst is under treatment pat on the back for getting them to where they will go this week There is talk of continuing sports Last week end, Mr. Sandler wentto

@. for a rare eye infection, contractedin their checks in time :for the holi- after the new ten-position line is activities by organizing a softball Atlanta, but said he didn't stayin

the jungle. While he was away, days. set up. team for entry into the City a hotel. He couldn't get any
he missed the boat for the Byrd Thanks to our "Male" enlisted Heard through the "grapevine"that League. If you are interested, let's rope!

Antarctic Expedition which he was mesesengers for their prompt delivery the hydraulics group was hav- get together.Ed George Machado (Design) is a
>', planning on taking. :Mr. Terkeurstis of mail from A & R via ing a little trouble with their flap very unhappy boy about the out-

the author of numerous bookson Supply and the Labor Board. mechanism. After a casual glanceas Holland, has been reassigned, come of the races. His dog lost bya
jungle life, and also has patentson LarryMoses, Sic, doesn't Tike to to who was on the crew, we preventing him from writing this tail. '
? on using saddles and on have pictures taken of himself, saw a flaw. Think his name is Bob
spurs did Mr.
f' column. You a good Job though, Brogden (Contract) is back
much! Just ask him for the Ferrell but can't be
jeeps for Jungle travel. ones sure. Ed. again after several days illness.
.. Engineering-By Fred E. Cljne he took at church. Did you go inside kidding, Bob.There's .
-In is wonJering Moses? a man who walks aroundon A volunteer Is needed to put Louise Bragg, (Txansp.) who
where LaFilse anyone Chambers has been, No one knew this, but Jean the floor down here. Think his Assembly back on the map 'or the plays on Lynn's basketball\: team,

she spent most of her holiday Blado is a singer. She sings every- name is Privett. He would be a Jax Air News. Anyone who thinkshe is just back from Winston-Salem,
would like to give it a try, just N. C. Says she's forgotten the
.\ leave in the hospital at Atlanta, thing from "Because" all the way good man for personnel contactsfor
down to the news column don't contact Mr. Reese in the office, or score.
-- Georgia. She is doing fine, how- "BoogieVoogie" you
ever, and will probably be back to Outside of Spencer and Butlerof think so, folks? ? Fred Clyne in Engineering. Chief Mangum, (Transp.) has
( walk by the time this is in print.i4 the Time Section acting like What kind of car are you.driv If any of you folks don't have returned from a 60-day leave in

;i'0 We welcome you back, LaFilse. an hysterical hen and rooster, everything lag now, Privett? ? anything to do on Friday nights his hometown, Houston, Texas.
Also on the sick list is Lois is running smoothly. M*. Reese sends his regrets that come down to the Southside BowlIng Chief Whiddon is getting ready togo

!' Kirkland who had an operation 1'Lannlng; UlviIonby Hob Mc- there. isn't more news for the column Alleys and yell tor your teams.:, on one to the north central partof

: .-i.: I' over the holidays We're hoping Lt-Dllon-Margie Stovall of Statis- this week. The last reporter, They're: doing O. K. Louisiana.lan1 -

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WHAT TO DO! WHERE TO OOl From the turnout for last 'Friday -

night's basketball game, the
I .
BIG news in recreational sports in

MOVIE SCHEDULE this area now, is Basketball c

This columnist will refrain (romany

NlITTC technical comments that's

for. the boys that know) however
?'IfltaSU.Y"SA QUBNTIN'. featuring Lawrence Tierney and
Marian Carr. Shows at 1315 :and 2015 the game Friday night was fast

i'KIOVV AND S.Tl'UU.YY: DARLING CLEMENTINE", and the Raiders were there ev

With Henry Fonda and Linda Darn U. Shows at 1815 and 2015: on ery minute. Everyone seemed to

Friday and 1430. 1815, and 201. on Saturday. j enjoy this midwinter sport

SUM) XY-'THE MIGHTY McGURK', starring Wallace Beery ,]i Our 'own school i id well represented -
and Edward Arnold. Shows at 1430: 1815 and 2015. I| '
on varsity team by
with Mickey Rooney and Bonita Granville, Shows at 1815".
and 21)13. j I S., STILLMAN, L, GOODMAN

\U; ...DAY-'SIOUX CITY SUE", starring One Autry and !j I D., Pvt., SPUREK. J.. DAVENPORT -

Lynn Roberta. Shows at 1815 and 2015. I W. B., and CUDD W. J.

TIIL'IIM"BLONDIETS BIG MOMENT", featuring Arthur Lt. Ijgl> Cooley our new officer.
Lake and Penny Singleton. Shows at 1815 and 2015. will coach the Sparky Basketball
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FKIlY AND S.1THn.Y"lJ RUE MADEUENE", starring ; Team and it looks like we will 'i/\: '
James Cagney and Annab.>lla. have a Seat I q,
Shows at 1715 only on Friday (BasketbU jam-up team. .'.
Came at 20301 and 1430. 1815 and 2015 on Saturday< j r'h-- Ttbnr. Jr" T.", n will h.....l i

the Bowling Team for the officers : 1

Yellow Water I' Oh boy Shortly Sirkit just __

dropped in to "nhoot the
he seems to have some very I Ii
.ANJ S.l'UHO.yuLADY IN THE LAKE" with Robert i interesting scuttlebutt! hum
Montgomery and Audrey Totter. John Miller, The idea "
from the Windy '"Kittling two day before pay lay
SUMY"SAN QUBNTIN", with Lawrence Tlerney and Marian City is the newest instructor assignment ---- -
t Carr to the Generator Phase -I '

starring Henry Fonda and Linda Darnell.WKII.NKNOAY with Basic Phase so that Herber I
I ger can get a long awaited leave D AND TAF TEAMS
with Wallace
and Edward Arnold. Beery ; Personnel of the school want to : SHORT SHOTSBy
say "hello" and we will be seeing :
Til UK:Mi.AY-No Show. I you around. WIN OPENING HEATSThe
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nm.SU S.Tt'RU.Y"LOVE LAUGHS AT ANDY Shorty wonders if that big smileon MONDSCHEINLast NATTC Intramural Basketball
HARDY', starring Mickey Rooney and Bonita Granville. Cooksey's face these days to under last
night was the season's first: League got way
THINGS 'cus Madeline Lucas from Penn. basketball game for T.A.O. and Monday evening at the Gymna.
TO DO-ABOARD Cooksey navy' girl friend is onher the results were unknown as this I sium. Bldg. 511. with two fast
way to the sunshine state "* D Division copped the
column went to press Here is what games.
HOBBY SHOP Monday through Friday, 17002i3 FL-KUS just can't stay out of i the probable lineup was forwards, I opener with a 35' to 11 victory over.I

.), Saturday and Sunday 1300-2MO.: : trouble after a bloodshot eye ;Doerrler and Forrey: guards Car I i the Medical Division, and in the
Located in which it is rumored he got looking ]hn and Gilpm.: and Giacalone at second, TAP defeated TTM by a'
BUg. 414, Wing No 1.F1.EP at a gorgeous .blonde he had to (center. R. E. Carlin has been doing : 27 to 12 score A third game between

;CS INN-Beer sold 173O-2130 t go and fall off the "put put." And [ a swell job as player-coach and MAD and TTS was to have
nightly ) the latest. Throttle. Futcu and 1 has had a very little time to organize ; been played but has been rescheduled :
Bldg. 517. Sandwiches and snacks available. Lucyk. broke a NATTCen reg. a team. The next .basketball. I .

OWI.LNG-Six alleys behind Ships Service available without landing in the brig. When game< is against T.A... 01the : Disbursing led by Solum with
the current went off Sunday night. ;20th J 110 points and Zimmerman with 6
to all personnel Monday through Saturday, the resourcetul Throttle hooked up 'asThe I led their team to victory. They

lTO.J.2130. the Aux Pwer. Unit t) a lamp) T.O.A. division has recently I were ahead 12 to :3 at halfttrueM ;

which: made a mighty good light ,acquired some new men. D. B. i Kramer was high for the Med
for the show goeis In fact, it was Hill Warenstatf.. along with ics with d points
SWIMMNG-ill! Outdtc Pools Closed) Indoor
so good that the SDO asked
that ]Luther will be barracks M.A.A. TAK was ahead by a score of
Pool Bldg 614, Recreational Swimming. :Monday, a similar light be rigged up in
I doing away with the duty 11 to 3. at halftime and lengthened
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 0900 to 1200. Monday front of Bdg. 500. Orders !is or- .,system their lead in the second half.
ders, so. the three ,
: through Friday, 1800 to 21>15. Saturday 1000 to 1200, Throttle in sclvvies and musketeers JUtel Hentzen, Ganshorn, and Leonard, of TAF was high scorer
3300 to 1dtl dungarees. Bolfa have been to the for his team and alSo for the evening
), 1700 to 2015. Sunday 1200 to 1600, 1100 Lucyk in heaven knows what, but assigned '.
to 2045. it's said that he looked an awful I\division as instructors, while Jis- hitting tor 14 po>intL Rawlins -
ten and Hentzen start Instructors and DuNorma were high for
lot like
a mess cook on a holiday,
NATTC LIBRARY Course. Gaushom and TTM with 3 points apiece
Located in Auditorium. and ) Traininng
i Fiscus guess what in Bolfa have on leave. 1- __ n___ ______
Open Monday, Tuesday, 'hursday and Friday 1:*)oJ to the uniform of the day, erectedthe gone
Jtl light and everybody went to The new student section l leaderis : age to get along with the equipment .
2l:)}, Wednesday 12.W: to 2100 Saturday and Sun- bed happy that's all, every- duty section 4. replacing Hentzen available to them.

Clay 1230 to 2100." I body. i .J who graduated, Is H. J. Cramer .. .

I Instructors in A.O.M. have anew
I 'J and rough I the way they play

AIIII.F/MC GKAK!: Availably at Gear Locker, I 1 NOTICK;: r The new' Congress( id now debating I it it's a sport to pas the nooa
1 SYVIftLMKIO' AM IHVKK j 1 1It l: on drastic slashes in the hour* Badminton. 'Gunner" McCauley *
t Physical Training Department, Bldg( 513. I .\ ''nations budget The first cuts i in Chief Atkinson. and Fran -
\ personnel (Officer* and i I'
TtSNIS-Racqut'lJ and balls available at Physical KnlistMl; ) Interested. in trying 'ongressional; spending will probably are just about tops in the birdie -
be the armed forces. The
racket but the battles are tierce
out fur the S, A. T. T. C. Swim- t
Training Bldg 513. '' tiling Team will contact: Mr.'Welch '' ; Navy in preparing for this expen- at !;ditute cut has been returning to ble says it makes football: look
BuiUiiig 611. Tel. IW*. i
WHERE TO GO-ASHORE The All Conferen Swimming I 1 the peace time method of using I easy and that he personally Jima
what have until it is no l longer for violent
)I..t.will b* held February *0 you n-j use j.> a game
I '' : ', 1 1J usable and then repairing it and' .
JACKSONVILLE J.n\CJUS-Buij leave at frequent Intervals and ..1. j I
; from new bus station at Clay and Adams sam e &s Navy- ). Surf bathing J. I I II using it again. i Every Friday afternoon at '16OJMr

{ and other recreation at one of worlds finest ocean beaches. Bus The ordn811(' men of the Navy Turlington, Division Officer,
f fare 25c.CANOKUsG. I JAX AIR NEWS will probably be the first to feel will have a get-together with the

HSU ING, AM BOATING: Cedar River on San NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL in appropriation cut but the peacetime men. He will answer any and all
Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore Bus, three blacks from last atop on TRAINING CENTER; : sailors in ordnance have been questions and listen to all suggestions

San Juan. Row Boats-two hours, 50c; canoes-(1.00 per hour; motor Captain Howaid V. H" I'bMOoninun.lln : accustomed to making and repairing complaints' and troubles any
au--U.OQ per hour, five to eight people per boat | their own equipment and drawing of the men may have. This in in I
_-- ------------- -- -i-------.-- CouiuKii'i Robert P. &.Nbe. USN, as little: new supplies as possible effort to make the school stn>n<-
The relative abundance of ancient The Philippines, with all their : .
Editorial OtnYeT'for er and a more pleasant place forboth
coins today is a result of the 7083 islands have an area of only : NATTC 55 I instructors and students It
absence of banks::! in ancient times. j I 114.000 square miles, or about thatI Section Administration, Rooms 137: and 13S, )[r. Sutton, in conforming with ,I is ,believed the students wilt haY

People buried their money underground -I I' of Arizona The population of the Tel. Ext.Building 20* :OOO-A. t the: navy's new policy, is attempt many suggestions on how to improve -
in containers which are Philippines is almost 12.000.000\ AdviiiorC. I, i ing to stress upon the students the the morale of the: school It
still being exhumed "I while Arizona has only 43 ,oOO W. Andrews.. Lt Comlr..ChC). importance of not wasting valuable : is due to the efforts ot the instructor -
I habitants in-I Kout..nikolts. materials. which are gettingharder staff officers whether or '
Many authorities say that an al- I Arthur frporU Writer, lie i I to obtain. He has stated not the students I learn anything,
ligatMdoe. not reach its full It is possible to give 100 Robert J. W..Mm*. Sto I, t that: the navy's ordnance men have ; and enjoy the school With tho
growth until it is between and of blood in transfusions during a'' Photograph always been not only good sailors, students help A.O.:M -A can easily
CO years old. Its life is said to be I lifetime without ill effects, according -, MJ by N ScUuoJ\.oi Photo Phut Lab Lib A Av. Fund. I I but fine, all around, handy men, 1 become the smartest an,J
between! 100 and 200 yearn. > to .om. New York physicians. I I and that they have, and will i man I school oit the base
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Defeat Glenview And Banana River Lose

I a. I '. [ 'T'R E WORD/ \ Io Lake Shore; Face Memphis, FrL, Sat I

FR AVIATION FUNDAMENTAL SCHOOL I Basketball fans witnessed a fast game in the Auditorium of the Naval

----_, ------ Air Technical Training Center on Friday evening, as the Air Raiders came out victorious -

Frank Torrey, the top honor These men,. have really done a over NAS Glenview )IL)) in the first Conference game of the season, by the score
man of TAF-17 gives high praise I bang up Job. Below is. Hussey's of 54 to 39.Both .
to the Aviation Fundamentals statement: I
: the Glenview and MATT' defenses in the first half and
*'kool. He feels that the school I "AvFund School has shown me a were near impregnable
;; "does its job to a high degree." I good idea of what to expect in Naval scoring was kept to a minimum. The score at the end of the first half was 22 to 19 in
,;.' The possibilities and rates of the Aviation I have been an aircraft favor of the Air Raiders ui# J-VAJ A -
Naval Air Corps are brought to i' mechanic for 3 years, working AIR_RAIDERS. IN ACTION TC. Glenview held a five point
the limelight, and you can pick up I on four-engined transports lead midway in the first'! half, leading -
the Jobs and goal of each rate This school has shown me some of 13 to 8 but blew it a few moments

"Before entering AvFund, the' the problems of handling smaller later on a basket by Hen-
Aviation branch appeared to be i[ planes. ningson and a pair by Kuehl.
made up of only a few rates. Now! When I came to Jax, I intendedto The second half started much
it is plain to see that there is strike for AMM, but changedmy the same as the first play being
.- .._ mu jnoreto this branch than [ mind when, through rate mdoctrination fat'! but a lot of shots being missed
-'' xpe/ctJHjiithanks to the school! !r classes, which is the Lanky AI Henningson tallied
V.:' principal reason for this schoolI first for the Air Raiders with a
: 0 fe of Photography "A"
ll saw what a good training in anew set-up but was followed almost
field was opened to me so I immediately after by a fliml1ar-
decided to strike for Photographer! shot by Palmquist of Glenview.
Kerr retaliated with set
Mate. a shot
,,0 Jt Carleton 'l-IIIJII'p S2r putting the score at 26 to 21.
: ')/ Dot" Johnson of NATTC took
'r Mrr \ over in the scoring job with but

< : nine minutes remaining in the
rt. P.
,. '. ,. game and the Air Raiders out in
I .; I from by a score of 41 to 33. He
netted three quick buckets in shortorder

,; C setting the score at 47 tc
;.'.: ti ii a comfortable 14 point ]lead.
Bill Johnson led all scorers for

.M r 1 the evening, dumping in 16 points
: t:. on 8 baskets. Second was Al Hen-
.:- l+ with 5 baskets and free
; n "g on a
: ': : : Throw for a total of 11 points
High for Glenview was Szeregn.ji

..- with 10 points, followed closely by
Mavotte with 9,
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'>1, A'f'fCVins Ajrain :

i Defeats Banana River
.i #
tinning their second Conference -
game in as many nights, the
I \,I;" TT(' Air Raiders walloped the
VAS Banana River Hellcats last

q, "- Saturday on the NATTC floor by
UNftMMWMOMW *Hmt MWMUfctfMMMHNKi S store of 71 to 37
i' tiehooJ seems like a good basis to
'* Banana River moved into
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my future career M> utr" rest II
snuck 6 to 0 lead shot
on a pivot
.- photography is great and I plar
: .... nv Scott plus two ball stealn.gson -
... to go\ into it deeper after my discharge -
.:, from the tva4'i )-$ dashes by Chapman of Banana
River. NATTC's first
Frank R. Torrey S2c score
amright after the Air Raidersnaa !
} Second honors go to ('a I It'ton called a time out to gather

Itf"? ...... qCompleting I then forces, on a close in shot by
jr;'' F$.. .: ""' Cucld. At the half, the score was
29 to 21. as the Air Raiders be-
". t "that's this'.1" asks the mstrm k gan hitting as the half moved to
11 w tor. Student states "Oh, that s mv its .dose.'
1 idea of how I'll look after I graduate At the start of the' second half,
from your AETM Rate Shop.I the Air Raiders quickly whippedup
ve had only three hours Insti UC'- a 37 to 23 lead that loomed fora
the busiest weekend they will have all) vear. the
tion so far. time as the margin, of victory,
I NATTC* Air Raiders finished it off with two victories as against one
only to have NATTC start forging
defeat a .666 average The Air Raiders rook the measure of both
Scores from other in the
games ahead once more, this time not to
Naval Air Athletic Conference Glenview ana Banana Rivet b\ ->4tp i9! and Ti; to ,:; respectivelybut I
i Training be stopped for the remainder 4.t
': lost tr a more experienreo' vn-tot, \ minded Lake Shore quintetby the game.

NATTC Jacksonville 71; NAS a 62 to 52 score. The first two' were Conference games, while Biggest hero of the NATTC conquest "
Banana River, 37 : Lake Shore was not.Russian was Al "Whitey" Henmnp-
NATTC Jacksonville, 54; Nas --I son, six foot five inch center (.<
rHuasey Glenview, 39. i scientists have producedtree SUIT'S SERVICE; NOTICE the Air Raiders who playec' a
NAS Jacksonville 49; NAS fruits which grow almost horizontal stellar floor game plus hill usual
Glenview 29. i with the ground and are NATTOnler' ship' ServiceIN fine job of rebounding and shoot
NATTC Memphis, 63; NATTC protected with 50 below zero winter now prepared to hMHIIE' retiiet ing. Whitey made 22 points largest -
Ward gland 42. I temperatures by being buried for household furnitureon individual score so far this;
NATTC Ward Island, 55; NATB beneath ef'I i I season. "Polack" Panek and
Corpus Christ!, 40. I a special order ba-Mv.. I'I.-a.| "Swede" Kuehl came in "second
NPF'S Ottumwa, :56: ; NAS Whiting The North P le-- which Is justa ask to be referred lo the SpwtalOrder with 8 apiece. Scott was high fur
Field 47. lot of water- is at sea level l: the I Department. the Hellcats with 14 points
NPFS Ottumwa, 72 NAS WhitIng South Pole rises' almost two miles!
; C'hri otmail> Tby> are being: sold I Facing a stronger and more experienced -
Field. 46. above sea level at drastic price reducllon., Now," quintet in the torn of
NATB Pensacola, 39; NAS Pal Ih the time to anticipate youronngMrr'fc : the Lake Shore AC, the NATTCAir
I las. :35.: I The army quartermaster corps flirt hday and KaMer: Raiders' went down to thbl'first
I with an average of 88 5b NATB Pensacola, 49; NAS Dallas I| has\ designed a new squad shelter' TOJA.NTATTC defeat' Sunday afternoon :n
out of two hundred and two men 28. :[ that uses no) poles: ropes, or stakes. the Lake Shore Jr High Gymnasium -
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-' by a score to 52. Tht-
-I BASKETBALL TEAM JOURNEYS TO MEMPHIS Air Raiders put on a fine showing' :

......,.... ..,.. ''fJ"r: against the older team wi, < i i'
'.. ,. ... t t. .. T.6 : t.':_::..: :: H<.U' : boasts several ex-professiM

NATTC rolled two quick baskets
o : tnrongh the hoop with the JfiJT'ebar.I !
to ,' started, on buckets by Hen-
r ningson and Johnson but LakeShore
-2 came back as quick andsoon
: were holding down a 15 ti7
edge l the score at the end of the
T "o" first quarter.The .
; AC team pulled away even
!: j& further in the second stanza ant t
pouring them in from all sides
ir t 4 held a comfortable 37 to 19 lead at
t : halttime'
; L Lea
The Lake Shore squad held! or

.' to their big lead it varying only a
few points each way, until )late in
: the third period when the An

: E ) j1jU 4 Hauler lead to make began it eating read 49 away to 38 the at

4'i the end of the quarter- an 11

: 'i! point the deficit the beginning for boys N A from of TTC.the NATTCwere flurthquar.ter tAt

stil! at it, trying to whitVr
dowr. the lead, but time ran *utbefore
anything further could W
4 r ( 1 v done
1.D A: Henningson again distwg-
J S u>.<4> *3 himself by scoring 28 points
end breaking his previous record.A .
: has totaled 83 points in four
\ games, ar. average of 21 points
pea game
The Air>> Raiders will fly to Memphis
WP - Ant KAIUKKS BASKKTUAIJL TEAM: journey to Memphis for Henningson, A C Cudd W L Kimball R W J Courtney Mgt Memphis: CD Friday and Saturday

one of the stiff st competitive Conference games' fit the' sa.scn) f.-HUO :)M..llk I> H G<>t.umaR, TL flask BH Sywrtk, J nights and then come back bare
Pictured above standing, left to right are (',*"tLt (''.l4lrl KtwuJay They will lie C'tkfrM: >
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," / Call Is Issued
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fJ., '" '.. ;"'. ,, ,..' For NAS Boxing

) k Team Candidates

; Lt.' Comdr. Anthony RUbino,
head boxing coach has put out a \.'
call for all candidates like to
show their wares in the manly art
of self defense today as he startedto
N shape up his boxing team.
: :
c s
x __
a Men who have had experience In
t.5 ____ the ring are especially urged to
come out so as to make this year's
I P leather-pusher squad as formidable
4 : as the last group to wear
the spangles of NAS.
Last year, two of the boys won ,
the national Golden Gloves crowns
y { Irra and Jax might have had the cham-
.1 r pionship team in the country ex.
cept for the discharge of one of its
main stars.A .

x schedule has already been
s worked out and the blue and gold
will take on such teams aSfMlami
and Ft. Benning as well; :as,compete
in the Naval :Air"Triinlng ,
Y Conference championships"and:the
f/1 Jax Golden Gloves. '.. ": :,'4l\.I1'!

Anyone interested :,
at the boxing pavilion&U1d'.ppear.: ( '
at 1600 or contact "
a at Building 726 or extension \ 93._ ; '
,a- I


: WcW 3 :: / % LAST WEEK IN NEW


WAVES basketball five
dropped its opening game in the
new In-town 'Girls' Basketball
League last Thursday night when
they bowed to the quintet from
Lynn's, 37-28, at the Lee High
School Gym.
The Lynn squad is easily the
fastest team in the league which
consists of four teams, WAVES,
F 4 + f Lynn's, Miller Electric, and Avo-
0 sets and the girls are expectedto
take the flag.
The rest of the teams. are pret.
ty evenly matched, but when the
WAVES get back the services of'
,,'- ;:\ :, Butch Glover, Skipper Edge and
FAST ACTION WAS THE KUYMO1E this past week on the a good backboard man, Platt tip-in dropped in xor two p-._.-d. Laddie Vladeff, the blue and gold
basketball front as the NAS Jax Fliers rang up three straight hoop (upper right) Ed Youmans, Jax forward takes a rebound off the I will give any team in the leaguea
boards for the local quintet against Charleston. (lower left) T. S. fight for the laurels.
victories. They edged by Morrison Field, 49-10, then dropped
forward and for the locals hits Games in this take
Ary, high scoring pivot man a crip league place
Charleston Navy Yard, 66-53) and had little trouble in dumping shot in the waning minutes of the fray with Morrison Field. Ary every Tuesday and Thursday
NAS Glenview, 4929. The local basketeers now have a record of tallied 23 points against the visiting five. (center) Speedy Jim nights at the various high school
four wins against two losses. The two defeats came at the handsof DeGroote is one of the main cogs in the Fliers scoring machine this gyms and there will be a playoffat
two powerful college quintets, Florida and Duke Universities. season. Jim leaves the crowd breathless with his long shots from the end of the season.
Spectators got plenty of thrills, as can be seen in the layout above. mid-court, but is just as reliable with his shots under the hoop. The WAVES will play Miller
(upper left) Harry Platt of the Fliers quintet goes high in the (lower right) Play is stopped momentarily as the basketeers watch Electric Friday and then take on
air for a tip-in shot against Charleston Navy Yard. Proving he is the ball swish the net on a set shot by a Morrison Field player. Lynn's again on Tuesday, 21 Jan

Fliers Gird For Battle With St. Simons when dope The bucket they NAS beat Jax the Freel's WAVES night Avoset before upset ball last the

team Kirby-Smith Junior
I High School. Coach Skipper Edge
poured in 12 points to lead the

Five Following Three Straight VictoriesBy Ida scoring Free for who the Winers rang, up trailed seven by

points. Besides pumping In seven
Bill Kehl S2c
Riding high and mighty, on a tute center for the visitors threwin at points, Free turned In a good game
three-game victory skein, the NAS Jax Flier Hardwood Star six field goals and a charity toss guard.
Jax Fliers are preparing for their in the first half to grab up 13 the Skymasters late In the first
two-game encounter with St. Simons points and came back in the third half. ,
this week-nd. The local quin- Grew Up With The SportOne period to grab up seven more Preliminary Tilts .
tet dumped three service fives last markers to walk off with scoring Commanding attention were the
week to add wins number two, of the leading scorers and top offensive,members of the Jax honors for the evening with 20 two teams which made it a double
three, and four to their victory Flier five this season is speed merchant Jim DeGroote who has literally points. He left late In the final victory each evening the local
cord. The basketeers have met defeat grown up with the hoop sport. Since the early age.of seven Jim has period via the injury route. Fliers faced different fives. The
but twice, and both of those been lifting the ball toward the bucket, and now he's hitting his peak High men for the Pflummen were WAVES racked up two wins, their
losses were administered by two with the Fliers. Harry Platt with seven buckets first coming when they thumped f
formidable college outfits, Florida Jim's father played with the Evansville Agogas, professionalteam and two 'gratis tosses for 16 Steve Freel's Avoaet six 25-13, in'' '
and Duke Universities. Jax's other and from him the younger DeGroote learned the fundamentalsof points; Ed, Youmans whose one- a closely contested encounter.
hoop win was over Pratt General good basketball. At Evansville Bosse High School these teachings handed shots from the corner of "Butch" Glover tallied 10 points
Hospital which was played before of his father really paid off, for Jim was a member of the Bosse ten the hardwood almost broke the to lead the local sextette, closely
the holidays. which won the Indiana state championship two years in a row. In his Charlestonites back, garnered 12 followed by Laddie Vladeff who
Fliers vs. NAS GlenviewThe senior year at Bosse, he was captain of the basketball five. markers; and Jimmy DeGroote rang up eight markers. Saturday
local hoopmen had little In his sophomore and junior years, Bosse won 46 of Its 48 hoop threw in 11 points to share the night they walloped the American
trouble in dumping NAS Glen- tilts and Jim played a major part in helping the Pocket City quintet scoring spotlight. Legion Post No. 54 sextette of '
view Saturday night as they got set this Impressive record. Last year the Bosse five was a potential Fliers vs. Morrison Field Fernandina, 3020. The first team -
hot the second half and pulled state power, but was edged In its sectional meeting with another NAS Jax's Fliers boosted their piled up a 13-1 lead and then the .
away from the Illinl cadets to win Evansville five. This ended DeGroote's high school basketball career, stock as they nudged past a strong reserves played most of the game.
by a twenty-point margin, 4929. but Jim Is now starring In service play, and after his enlistment is Morrison Field five, 49-40, for The Fernandina girls cam?back ,'::
This was only the second outingfor up, he is planning on entering either Purdue University or North their second hoop win. The Fliers' In the second half to pull within ,
the losers, and although they Carolina State. alertness and marksmanship paid two points of the local girtz/j bat .
lost, they put on a display of dazzling Jim stands 6'1" and tips the scales at 175. While In high schoolhe off against the speed of the Sky Coach Skipper Edge's charge rang
speed which stopped the lettered three years In baseball and two years in track. In the masters In this action-packed up six quick points to hold onto
Fliers cold in the first five min diamond sport he was one of the leading hurlers for the Bulldogs, and service battle. their lead. Vladeff led the scor.*
utes of play. Glenview lost to in the cinder sport he ran the 220 and took an active part in the The locals started out by grab. ing attack with 13 points. ,f*j> J;
In the .
other 'wlL
NATTCen on Friday by a fifteen- high jump. bing a 14-11 lead at the first rest preliminary '
point deficit. After starring for three years in basketball, one would think that stop but at the end of the first of the week, Frank Dobson's eol-l}(?r'
Coach Ray Fflum's basketeersled this young hoopster's greatest thrill would have come out of a ball half, the Skymasters held a five ored five the NAS Jax Tigers,
22-10 at the half-time marker game, but it didn't. Indirectly It dealt with the hoop sport, for his thrill point margin over the Fliers, '25- walked away with an easy 30.15
after Jimmy DeGroote stellar and of a lifetime came when he crowned the Bosse High School basketball. 20. In the second half, high scor- win over Walker Vocational Col.
speedy forward for the Pflummen, queen an honor which fell In with his duties an captain. This "bas ing T. S. Ary got hotter than a lege of Jacksonville. Lanky Tom..
had sunk four baskets. and three ketball queen" will become Mrs Jim DeGroote when March winds four-alarm fire and hit four times my White hit for five baskets to
foul shots for 11 points. Jax's fire roll around. within three minutes to shoot the head the scoring department,
wagon basketball squad openedthe Pflummen into a commanding six- closely trailed by Charley Walker
them they scored 36 of Jax's season who poured in four two-pointers,
second half under a full head point lead which they never! relin
rvf- steam and were never more points. The trio consisted of Capt.T. The Fliers rushed to a 32.26 quished. The Jax lead stayed at and a charity toss.
S. Ary, who pumped in six half-time lead as Platt with 9
than mildly threatened in the last from six to eight points until CALLING ALL
period. And although their fast baskets and a free throw; Jim De points and Ary and DeGroote with shortly,before' the end of the third Ugh-Ugh I ,AU WRESTLERS men who !
Groote, whose five buckets and eight markers apiece headed the are
break and deadly-accurate shoot- period when the visitors came devotees of the
ing had dulled somewhat by that five charity tosses were high for attack. Jax quickly pulled away within three points, but there Jim sport will have tug groan't t
time, they still had plenty of both teams, and Ed Youmans, who from the visitors in the next ten DeGroote and Al Henningsen hit their worth a chancewhen \
strength in reserve to win with garnered four buckets and a gratis minutes and garnered 20 points to for buckets, plus two by Ary to the prove wrestling team begins to .-
ease. They controlled both backboards toss. the mere 10 which the losers were take a ten point lead at the final compete with teams from different
without any trouble at all. Fliers vs. Charleston Navy Yard able to rack up Jax opened fast rest period. stations.
Their lightning-fast break Mentor Ray Plum's charges in the second half as Platt, De- Ary walked away with scoring An area hat been procuredfor ,
caught! the Cadets flat-footed time shot too often and hit too high a Groote, and Youmans racked upa laurels as he dumped in 10 field the athletes, and the team
after time, and except for the usual percentage for Charleston as they pair of buckets apiece, before goals.. and poured in three gratis will compete in. the Naval Air
lapses, the Fliers handled the ball pummeled the Navy Yard five, 66- Howard of the visitors .sank a pitches for 23 points. Besides Athletic Training Conference
r with Hotidtni-Hke accuracy, often 53, at Mainslde Auditorium last charity toss.Charleston. leading the scoring attack for the Championships In March. Anyone
pairing It around too fast for the Friday. Taking an early lead which scored three quick locals Ary engineered two spark.. Interested should contact
average spectator to follow. was never threatened, the local baskets and the Jax attack slow. ling drives ,which put the Filers Lt. King a-t Building} 16Of call
The Flier's attack was ,centered quintet had little trouble in rack i ed until Buntin and Youmans hit back into'the ball game after they extension 593.
In three individuals-and among ing up their third win of the for two buckets. Howard, substi had faltered and lost their lead to


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