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Jax air news
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/-One} Week Left In Dimes Drive

Station Behind

-1YAVES May Sign

Over Till 1948 1946 DonationsAdmiral's

Applications for voluntary retention Ball Will '
on active duty until 30

June 1948 are being accepted from Aid In Fund Raising

WAVE enlisted personnel, it was -- -'" -
announced last week in a directive -
I week
from Washington With only one remaining

The AIStaCon pointed out that .. in the March of
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the budgetary Navy desires limitations to continue, a, within num-- I 'ol. 4-No. l1USNAS__ _AND_ Nt\1 T(", JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA;_: January 1947DON'T Dimes Campaign for the National here to Foundation raise

ber of enlisted WAVES on active money

". duty through that date, although for Infantile Paralysis

Congressional not yet been obtained authorization permitting has Railroad Arid Bus Lines to be used in fighting polio,

the retention of women in the postwar NAS will have to dig down a

Regulars Navy By either voluntary as Reserves extensions or little deeper if it is to continue

trained personnel, It is hoped, will Cancel Furlough Rates to make a creditable showing S

be kept until the place of womenin in charitable drives for worthwhile .
the Navy can be determined
.Tt'a- .O'nl.CY'. ..... tn I'n..t- oJ vntl- _mnrp u_.,- tn-- ..'n- causes
home on leave from now on, mates. seemed evident yesterdaywhen
I That
I TAKE CHANCES Effective 2400, 30 January, all
i _.._..._....._.h. ," '_d __ .. ___.___._ __._._. ______.. I rail carriers generally east of Chi: Chaplain W. R Stevenson
\ cago and the Mississippi River, i chairman of the effort at NAS, reported

except the Central of Georgia, Gulf I that collection boxes showed
Mobile and Ohio, St. Louis-San the dimes were rolling in much
Francisco, and the Illinois Central, .
have cancelled the sate of round- slower than in past years. Although
I Ii the number of personnelon
trip and open gap furlough tickets
is lower
i to service personnel on leave, fur duty here at present
than it has been for a number of
lough, or pass. After that date,
years it is hoped that last year'atotal
members of the armed forces will
of $1,75t.72 can be approached -
I be lequired to pay regular tariff
fares, Including the 15 per cent
+ transportation tax, when travelingin Even the "Battle of the States"has
or through the territory involvedon been moving with a slower
tickets purchased after the pace, As of Monday evening Penn-
s deadline. I sylvania, with $131, was in the lead
The sale of furlough tickets will with Massachusetts in second place
continue on all lln':s generally westof and Missouri in third.
Chicago and the Mississippi and I! The first annual Admiral's Ball {
inter-territorially in connectionwith should be a major fund-raisar for
the four excepted railroad II the polio drive, The affair prom
lines Tickets involving payment of ises to be a gala event, and all door
joint regular and furlough rates receipts will be turned over to the .
will have to be purchased separ- March of Dimes. Handling the arrangements
y : x ately at junction points. for the party Satur-
The same deadline applies to the day night ate Captain R. 1\[. As-
sale of furlough bus tickets for kin, staffs; Comdr. Ralph L. ShU-
travel locally east of and including -, ley, NAS; Lt. Comdr. M E. Ma-
Chicago, Springfield, Peoria, keever, NATTC; Lt. Comdr. H B.
St. Louis, Memphis, Jackson, and Barton, Cecil Field; Lt Comdr. C.
tfii New Oneans as well as for inter- I I L. Thompson, NARTU; and Lt.
territorial travel: east or west of Comdr S. D. Cunningham, Naval
a those gateways. I I Hospital .


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MELVIN SINNARD, SAFETY engineer with the Office of Industrial Relations, Washington, points Officers' Bowling Alleys f
" out the protective clothing and equipment worn by W. A, Smith of the A & R Plant Maintenance ,
Welding Shop at Monday morning's session of the Regional Safety Conference. The three-day meetingwas
attended by delegates from the Gulf and Carribbean areas and Southeastern United States.
Open Tomorrow Night
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i NAS Swimmers Prepare For The official opening of the ne v officers' bowling alley, located in I IJg.
I the old general station galley, Blc 913, has been set for 2000 to-
I morrow night with Captain Anth ony R Brady NAS Commandingone
Officer, rolling the first ball down of the slick smooth lanes.
Swim The new bowl-o-drome has five lanes and is equipped with
Coming Chomp onshipsiWith
. beautiful hardwood alleys and new 'I
Brunswick bowling material. Thereis rTAS: Physical Training and Welfare

about four weeks left, = -=- -I an officers' lounge in the rear Officer, will Introduce Captain
only : -- ---- ---- ----- -
Lt. Paul J King NAS swimming being done by Lt King who has set at next month's event will be I of the alleys furnished with pool I'II Brady before he sets out to
t coach, and his mermen are fast more worries and woes this year I I the ones which will stand until I tables and lounge chairs accomplish a bowler's dream, a
, rounding into shape for the second than he had in the last meet for I they are broken in future NATAC Several outstanding bowlers from strike on the first ball.
; annual Naval Air Training Athletic there were more experienced J meets, for no records were broken Jacksonville will put on an exhibition The bowling alley project was
; Conference Swimming Championships swimmers then still on duty here. during the 1916 championships. show as part of the open carried out under the direction of
: to be held here 20 and 21 Negotiations are underway for The men striving to break those ing ceremonies. Sam Bergman, the Physical Training and Welfare
February. NAS Jax was the site an outstanding aquacade to appear records will be sailors of the Reg- leading Jax sportsman, will intro- Department. Work on the alleys
( of the big swim meet last year here similar to the one last year. ular Navy-not national champions duce the keglers before they bowl was done by Public Works

, and placed second In the aquatic Officials are also trying to bring Lt Comdr Anthony. Rubino, An officers' bowling league will
match, being bested by Ottumwa back the comedy divers who wereso be started within the next week oc
1.. PI' -FUght, successful and popular with the OLD FRIENDS MEET I so and then the outstanding bowlers -
.i) ...
Last August the locals had to crowd at the first meet. ,, asatI l of NAS will match tenpins with
whip up a team in a few short Approximately 15 tankmen have other stations of the Seventh Na-
weeks, and now a repeat job is been working out daily at the Indoor e val District Command.

under the of ..
-' -- -- pool coaching -
" \ Lt. King Included are John Ad-

'More Information dington, W. T. Mellon, G. T Mur- to NARTU Plans Big
ray, James MacMartin, J. L. Hall r "
On SchoolsLast Robert: Mullen, Dave Stocks Mur-
ry Lambert, Seymour Perper Bob Event For 16 Feb.

Dickson, George Ripley, and Lt.
week issue of tire JAX Reunion" will be
Comdr James A Riner More men "Operations
NEWS carried an article describing -
are expected to turn out for the staged by the Naval Air Reserve
the procedure to be followed -
personnel interested in : team next week, and any one who Training Unit here on Sunday, 16
would like to work out with the
advanced aviation in conjunction with
attending February
I group should contact Lt. King at
schools Current quotas available Bldg. 72fi or phone Ext. 593. similar observances by NARTU'sall
were announce Since last week'spublication
school Although the meet may boast over the country.
only one quo- .,
ta has been received: many big name natators, it is primarily ?i W All V-6's, 0-2's. and statlonkeep-
for the average: Navy swim ers in the Jacksonville area will be
AD-1 BT2Dschool.
Line Maintenance mer. Any records which may betaken invited to attend the affair which
Class "C", at Memphis.
----.r- will provide an opportunity for ex-
,1 Class convening 21 February ; 4 If the applicant is fully enlisted personnel of the armed
j weeks course. Applicants must qualified, a letter will be writtento A forces to get together with their
, be either AM, AMM, AfcM, the Bureau of Naval Personnel old buddies and at the same time
AO:>1, tiA\: SAMM, SACM, or asking that he be sent to school. rA view equipment in current use in
2 AOMllh: at least eighteen
I months' obligated piTvloe from The full cooperation of apPh-1 naval air reserve ground trainng -
cants is desired. Before a '
t date of entry into the school, orthl"Y
In a request for any school, he I I.I A Beauty Queen wttl! be chosen
must execute an agreementto
should check to see whether a 7iit t.) rule during the reunion. Each
.....'to extend transfer.! their(Allowance enlistments of ONE prior) quota is available and whether he I'' L:; week preceding the event a selection -
is fully qualified to attend the will be made, and these four
For those interested fn applying' school. A list of all Naval Training I II winners will compete during the
for schools other than aviation, Schools under the cognizance of affair for the title of "Queen," The
the procedure is as follows: I I the Bureau of Naval Personnelmay finalist may even be sent to Chi
When a man decides upon a be found in the November cago as Jax's entry in a nation
school, he should fill out a "Special 1910 issue of the U. S. NAVAL ..' I wide contest to select Miss Na
Request: Other Than Leave. The TRAINING BULLETIN. (This LAST FRIDAY AFTERNOON was an eventful one for Lt. (ijg) val Air Reserve! Training. Con-
request must have the approval of publication will be found in the station Frank E Ccighlan of Siaft Public Information He had a reunion testants must be entered by husbands -
his leading chief and division officer library in the near future), with Maxie Rosenbloom, whom he knew from old movIe-making daysin or boy friends who are .
It must be submitted to the It is strongly urged that all per- Hollywood, when Max Baer, ex-heavyweight champ, appeared at members of the V-6 reserve pro
EducationalOfilce. sonnel Interested in schools referto the Naval Reserve Armory on the Southside to join the V-6 Naval gram Full-length photographsshould
The Educational Office will give this publication before submit Reserve program as a seaman first class with "Slapsie Maxie" in be sent to: Public Information .
due consideration to the applications ting requests through official channels tow. In the photo above, Baer stretches to his full height to make Officer NARTU Bldg 901,
and prompt action will be Frank, a former child star, seem even shorter than he is USNAS, Jacksonville, Fla.o .

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Two JAX AIR NEWS 23 January 1947

- IT'S A TOUGH LIFE By Sleeves

Jft S


Editorial Office

South Wing Lower Deck, Dldg. 930 News ardVieu.s f itnlntatiion

Telephone Extension 8184 Y yFLUOROSCOPE .

Arthur M. Greene Editor

The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the

U. S. Naval Air Station Jacksonville Florida at no -

expense to the government and in compliance with Much is being said about the good and
Circular Letter 45-526 28 May 1945. Copiesare
BecNav ,
distributed free of charge at the Naval Air bad features of compulsory military train-

Station, the Naval Air Technical Training Center ing. One of the main arguments against

the Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Train- such a program is that it tends to damagethe

Ing Command, Headquarters of the Seventh Naval character of men who are in their for-
Naval Air Station Cecil Field,
District, Auxiliary
the Naval Air Gunnery Range and the U. S Naval mative years while in the service.

Hospital. The Navy never "makes or breaks", as

Ctwnuaandant Rear Admiral, boventh Ralph Naval Davlson District, the ,old adage goes. As a general rule,. the

Intel; ol Naval Air Advanced TrainingCapUln foundation of a man's life is laid before he

Anlhoov R. Bradjr USN CommandingJacksonville. is of military, or even college, age. It is more

Naval Air Station accurate to say that the demands placed on 1l

Ce1) *_ Howard V. Hoi>kina, USN. Commanding a person in the Navy will bring out the goodor -
Naval Air lecnnlutl raining bad in him at the time he came into the

Robert U.M.S.GiUett Naval(MC HocplUU). USN. Commanding service- is unfair to hold the Navy, or per-

haps some college, as the case may be, responsible -
Captain F. W. Prievtrnan, USNR Commanding
Naval Air Keoerve Training. Unit for -the weakness indicated in a

person's character once he or she is thrust
Jr. Commandingiariu
Lt Col. T. C. Moire, USMC.
liajrracluiComd upon his or her own, away from so-called

*. Jul..s F. Schumacher, USN. Commandinc "home" environment. : I
Naval Air Gunnery flange
There is no reason whatever for person-

Cui'tnin W. O. Burch Jr.. UbN. Ctramanding nel in the service to compromise their idealsin :
Cecil Field.
Naval Auxiliary Air Station
order to get along. It is never
Capt. Alexander M. Hearn. USMC necessalJ'for You're right It IS butterflkslll"Commercial !!!
an individual to give up desirable "home"habits
Marine Aviation Dtucmntiu -- ---- --- -

once he is in the Navy- Good tastes
The JAX AIR NEWS receive Ship' Editorial As .clatlon ma- I
terial. Republication of credited matter prohibited without decent habits and desirable personal quali- 1 L1..
uurtuiMion of btA Washington: U. ti Republication of any
fications essential
are as a good Navy as
other matter, except by service_ publication.. is prohibited
without permission of Editor JAY AIRShip's NEWS. they are to a good home. BulletinBulletins

Sooner or later every man has to take the
Mill be accepted until
Service Operation "shove" out into the world and learn to standon llpa! <'f' has been filled, but no

his own feet without the support of those later than 1000 Tuewlay. Ext.
In a letter last month. Assistant Secretary who have sustained and 830.
supported to
the Navy W. John Kenney outlined the policy regarding up I h t

the operation of ship's service stores and that point. It is not especially complimentary FOR SALESet

the reasons behind the recent consolidation under to the individual to feel that he should spend of tailor-rnade black serge, If-ot., cite

86,< practically unused 4402 Irvington If have used of .AJtoo
one office in New York. the first twenty-one years, or approximately you any
The letter, in its entirety follows: sen Jordanoffs books on various
one-third, of his entire life span in partial Cuml.l..t.t of Encyclopaedia! Americana
"In view .f the great inlere eeeanioneJ It y the NavyPeiuiitment condition new, ''lug t volume about aspects of aviation, you will be
'. recently established program ..f centralized control seclusion awaiting that hour. In fact a man World War II ..ndt of ictionarie Interested in his latest volume?

of all operation e( Navy resale activitw and to clear op should be fully aware of his responsibilities Call Ext. 273 or Z-4087 DIALS AND FLIGHT. This is *
any misunderstanding concerning certain phase of le pro. 1941 Buick Special four door sedan, 4.
gram, it la considered that a .mr."na'.e report en the and able to handle them fairly easily by that motor with 1200 miles; new two-tone good discussion of aviation instruments -
entire ..b ect is both desirable and in order time. As palm job; new tires and tube A-1 Each instrument is dealt
"To Hiiderstand fully the metive underlying the new younger men gradually assume positions condition. 13J1A Randolph St.. NAS. with in a separate chapter which
policy of central rvntrol. it must be home in mind iKat Navy of leadership in the affairs of this 1941 1Ja Soto. Excellent condition. See at tells the of the instru-
resale store exist solely for the benefit of naval personnel. 12 18 A Hancock J St., NAS> after 1600 or purpose
Their primary miMion I* to fnrm.h a convenient and reliable life, it will become increasingly necessary for call ext. J42.. ment describes it and its opera

vorre ul aserrbandisc and services required. for the well-being young men to assume larger responsibilitiesthan 1941 Oldsmobile four door sedan. New tion tells Its location in the air
with the secondary fsnotion of providing engine and tire*. Excellent condition.
authorued ,
f patrvns tells how it is used and
a source. of fund from accrued profit to supplement has been customary in the past Chief Henry 4003E Dewey Park Annex. craft ,
appropriated funds for the welfare and recreation .( naval 1941 Pontiac club coupe Radio. and heater gives servicing instructions. The
personnel. This I* true for both ."ip'. stores and ship u service. -Chaplain I:. L. Stamper LU C 1938 Plymouth coupe, better than fair con
lore* of the book and clarify the ex
reasonably priced; with radio.
"N.., ship' (lore* operate with appropriated monies under found that many jobber offer the planations.
same price a* do the Ext. 696 Yurasit or ace at 400SE Row
authority of the Art of March 3, un a* amended by the manufacturer in order to dispose of old or worthies .t_.... Housing !>ewe, Park ANDROMEDA by Jacland Mar-
amended by the Act ol I April 1943. "
Act of 23 January U4Z a "Contract arc negotiated with prim manufacturer 1940 Chrysler Royal four door aedan
'J....lie ship. stores are operated aboard naval. vessels and at the basil of merit of goods and low prices or the same prices on and condition with ,grueltires. radio mur is the story of a tramp steamship
outlying station overseas. Patron for these ....1.. art author as those offered. to jobber. 'if"6
Thi can only result in greater Gray, of that name which Bailed
ised by the Congress.: Upn.tlun.f the stores U vested ta the savings which in turn can be passed on t* naval personnel 938 Packard four door. Fair condition from Singapore) in the face of advancing
Bursas of Supplies and Account !Since the net profit of the store arc devoted exclusively to Call Smith ext. nil '
"On the other hand, ship'. service store operate almost the welfare and recreation. ef naval personnel it i* considered 1940 Packard.. Good condition. 1332A Randolph Japanese. She was not
entirely with nonappropriated monies under the direction of that their interest would bs served best by the continuation M, NAS. only the last fleeing flag of allied
the heiretary of the Navy, these stores are, for the most part of the policy of central procurement. Electric washer, large tub new motor. shipping but the last representative
operated in continental United State with a few.' oversea "It ii important to note at this point, that a definite 178.60. Cull Koer. ext. 245 or gee at
.,.......... 1'alron lor these stores are authorized by regulations distinction is made between jobbers a* opposed. to manufac 141711 Childt St.. NAS. of an era of the high seas The
.. the Navy Department but a* a whole, these patron art lure.'s agent or distributors. In the first case jobbers, asmiddlemen Suit o CPU trrttna, size 34 trousers, coot author has written other tales of
similar to those authorized by the Congress for ship' .tores.Tliese I reaping profits in addition to the manufacturer. aite 40. Worn for operated ... individual stationHiiiU selling prices, arc precluded from
ship: service store were supplying ship' service Phone 23010.
independent of each other. Sales U civilian from both stores, whereas, in the Utter Instance, distributor or manu 1937 lord with one wheel trailer, and SHORE and SEA DUTY. The latter -
t/pe of slvres are authorized. only in specific instance where facturer's. agent arc not thus precluded, since contract arc Johnson 6'4 horsepower motor. See at is a group of short stories
the efficient operation .f the local station would be impaired negotiated with the manufacturer. who may designate any 30 West 17th :>t., after 17UO. which grew out of the author's
were such authorization not granted. number flf distributors or agent to handle their pocIach. Three complete room of furniture includes
"}'or some time past, it bad become increasingly apparent The' cost of distribution M recognized by the central officea blonde maple bedroom suit with, during the war with various
that there was mark to be desired in the operation oC the.hip's a legitimate operating expense of the manufacturer. vanity- lamps living room suite, breakfast units of the Pacific Fleet.
.' service stores, particularly in the procurement of stock "There arc other advantage. of centralized control ofprocurement et. curtains, rug*, odd and end. There is plenty of excitementand
and sin the control of 1 loose financial transactions. l:xperiencehad that are of equal probably greater, value than Available 31 Jon fete at IS42B Randolph
shown over a period of years, that when procurementwas e..... These are the advantage. of quality and inventory control St., NAS. never a dull moment for
handled locally by individual hlp'. service officer, who through. the use of the best obtainable merchandising Four ruum of furniture three month Chick Ferguson, his wife and babyas
had had little or no experience in merchandising, wasteful experience concentrated in the New lark office supplemented old. S>*e at 1331A Randolph M, NAS. described in MINK, Mary AND
and ellen uuestonabte purchasing occurred. This frequently by an advisory committee of authorities from civil life It Baby crib and mattreim.. one month old; ME. This book
resulted in the tymg-up. of large sums of money in dead would be impossible to secure enough officer or civilian personnel radio-phonogrsl'h combination table may very well give
which, eventually Vas sold below cost or wa destroyed, with of the requisite. experience so that one could be assigned /node), with 125 record and 410 shot you a yen for trapping in the
consequent lo>* of fund which! would have been available for each store to handle that store's buying locally. The central gun. See at 1331A Randolph St.. NAS3ed Canadian North Woods.
the welfare and recreation of naval personnel office supplies this need so that each store may benefit froma spring and. mattress, f20- drop-leaf TEMPTATION John Pen ia-
"" .tb this in mind and considering the necessity and naUon-wide knowledge of the market. In this way control kitchen table and chair, 115, small
desirability of relieving officers of the line from primary duties I of purchases gives greater assurance against inventory losses, bookcase, $1; two matching semi-barrel an unusual, though rather grim,
a* ship's service officers and returning them to the duties for a matter of great importance in today market tack occaiionul chair., 112 toRch; one novel which tells the details of a
which they had been trained i.... strictly military. duties "Insofar. a* the mailer of insurance i i. concerned a survey odd kitchen chair II. 1414A Child :>t., life of poverty in Budapest tnft intrigue
in addition to the desirabilty. of reducing the extent U which .f existing insurances disclosed that local purchase of insurance NAS.
appropriated monies in the form of .Ia'&o naval peronnnel had not resulted in proper protection for every location Emerson three-wave portable radio. Kenonhbl ,- of political factions in Hun
were being used in operating these .1..... the Secretaryof against normal hazard. On one hand it wa found that duplication price. See Sharon, Shop 202 gary, and the attempts of the six-
the Navy directed in the latter part .f 145. a thorough of coverage (at increased total cost of premiums) A. R. teen-year-old narrator to find out
and comprehensive study. of all Navy resale activities. This existed and on the other hand some hazards had been neglectedto Camera, Mereury'1f, F2.7 coated len with
study was made by a board of naval officer who were recognized be ...reol. Similarly, it was found that a hazard had len shade, velvet lined can, four filter for himself what life really is. .
a* being outstanding in the field of retail merchandisingbefore been covered by a form ef insurance 0 hl..h. while effective. wa, with calICO and adaptor. All good con- A fast moving and readable novel
entering the Navy. more expensive than IIer..r,. dition. Price $70 cash See F. J. Hick, BARABBAS by Emery Bekessy
"As a result .1 recommendations made by the beard the "The advantage inherent in centralized insurance, inch CBM. lire Station No. 1. ,
Secretary .f the Navy, on 1 April 1941 directed the establishment .. substantial reduction in premium costs; flexibility of master Chief coat with lining use 40. Price }25. tells the story of this leader of
of the Navy Ship Store Office in New fork a* a field policies resulting in automatic coverage of new acquisitions Rockwell Fire House No. 2 NATTC. the Israelite warriors. Interwovenwith
activity of the Bureau .f Supplies and Account to control I of individual (lore. or even entire districts elimination of OUit..r' uniform khaki never used; bedroom Barabbas proclaimed Ideas of
centrally all operations of Navy resale activities including border-line case ef public ktablity, to name a few in additionto suite, pressure cooker dutch oven, ,
ship's service store., ship' .tares and commissary stares. The the convenience. afforded the .central office. in being able baby' bathinetl and bassinette Phone violence, hatred arrogance, and
study bad definitely shown that the one system which could .. deal with one insurance broker concerning all insurance 2-4303. warfare is the far different philosophy
best serve the interest of the naval service lay i. the central- problems, arc so desirable and necessary in carrying out the labbit in cage*. Reasonable Phone 2- and story of Jesus of Naz
bed control of all operation of these resale activities. Navy's pokey to serve the' best interests of naval personnel 7388.
Many are the advantage accruing. f rum central control tbat it is considered neceasary .. adopt this form of insuranceprocurement Kitchen dinette cot, bedroom *uite. L. W.alvail. areth.
under the Bureau of Supplies and Account, chief of which. and eliminate local purchases. Hangar 117 are the eduction in the use of officer and enlisted personneland "T'" adopt central procurement of insurance Ave., Dewey Park after 1630. 1
those advantage inherent in centralized. procurement of i* not ... ... interpreted a* tasting reflection upon the, services GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEESHOLDING
merchandise and insurance. rendered by any particular insurance agency Centralized FOR KENT JOINT PARTY
"The extent to which naval personnel and expenditure of purchase of insurance best serve* the purpose desired, and for Room with kitchen trivilege. 2803 GreeneSt.
appropriated. monies in the operation of .hip'. service stores that reason baa been adopted. Phone 7729. Lodges 696, 856> and 192, American .
is reduced by the new program, may best be illustrated by "The Navy bhip's Store Office in New York U financed FIn room to rent. Couple
the fact that where formerly. each ....,'* service store waskaaaged with non-appropriated monies derived from an assessment ofa Phone 21964. or men. Federation of Government Employees
by one two or more line officers, depending upon percentage of the sale of each ship's service store. .undsnot are entertaining with a
the. sue of the operation with this duty assigned a* primary, required. by the central office for its operation including WANTED S I joint party and dance tomorrow
new only one Supply C.rpt officer supervises an entire group the purchase of insurance, revert t* the Bureau of Naval House or apartment for Naval officer! and night from 2000 to 0100 at 311 W.
.f five and store, utilizing civilian Personnel for Navy-wide welfare and recreation Net ,
a* many a MX manager purposes. family. Lt. paid out of non-appropriated funds. This is at least *>' profits .( each store arc paid by the central office monthly Ride from 1506 Riverside Are or from Duval Street Old USO Bldg.)
immediate reduction in expenditure of appropriated ores: to local commanding officer to be deposited in local. recreation five point area to NAS. Working hour .
addition to placing the operation( the stores in the experienced I funds 0X00 to 1630. Blanche Harrington, ext.
band of Supply Corp officer and immediately I returning the "In addition to purchasing, the central office doe the 404.Rule b
line officers to their primary military duties. Supply Corp accounting for all of the stores for both merchandise and from Park and Belvedere! to NAS. 1 a
officer ordered to duty as ship service officer have been store "., This central accounting, through the use Working hour 0800 to 1130. H len i
especially trained as store .manager. at the Navy Supply: Corps ot standard forma, utilize business machine to good advantage loran 40x t. 463.
tJchool. liayonn, New Jersey. greatly reducing the' personnel who were* engaged in At the Station Chapels Birmingham
"In setting up the central office in New York the Secretary accounting and bookkeeping at each store. All disbursement LOSTComplete Read and Mastin A...... .
of the Navy particularly. emphasized the necessity for for merchandise are also made by the central office. Overhead FreUstaat "
of 11 Seraglio": In ,
opera MOI
centralized procuremnt, since the study had .h... that suchprocurement expensea are further reduced by having store at minor 0'730-Uol Communlou
of Chaplain
vicinity Comrniiicioned Officer Mesa -
would result in greater economies, better Duality activities designated a* branches of the main stores at major Main Side W. R. Stevenson
or Limburilng Office Plenie
and inventory control lower prices, continuuu apply ., activitie wherever possible, contact Lt Comdr Steink (/*30--NATTC Service-Chaplaia E. W.
good, and more welfare fund, which of course, would be .. "In summary, the advantage of a centralized control, ext. 494. Andrew.
Brown) wallet lu movie
hip service.Contains .
the' beat interest of the, Navy service."The organized in accordance with good merchandising principles, or 30-Sunday School Small
I. L). card and Chapel.
$14. fete JimJeffries
pokey of centralized procurement directly treat manufacturer arc a better election of merchandise nt reduced prices, more like. "II". Chaplain W. K. Stevenson
I* nothing new to the Navy Department kxcept: in welfare and recreation fund for naval personnel, a simple Brown corker 1C45--Divine. Service*--Chaplain W. K.
part spaniel with
the case of emergency purchases, the Navy Department has administrative problem and a reduction. in personnel required puppy In Stevenson
edited black. K. M.
for year cenaiatently pursued the' general policy of procuring for the operation. of the stores. ear Rd. : Bah 113211Allegheny

aU .f lU supplies directly from manufacturer "In conclusion, it i* desired to point out that the Bureau 0'700-M.
"tentralied procurement of course mean the eliawinatioa. of Supplies and Account wa not oblivion to the fact that FUND WO-Mass.
of the local jobber, or middleman This i* considered. .... of a* with any new program, it would encounter muck) opposition 1 ICO Mas .
the. principal advantage resulting from centralized procurement and adverse tntkum from many ...,..... In this tenneele'e. fependenU pan with name Ilightower on An -Outdoor* Nursery for mail children ,
since lower merchandise cent can thus be realized. While it shoold be remembered that the Iturcau ef Supplies and it Owner may claim it at Yard, Office I I. maintained between 0900
11, U conceivable that a jobber could offer the cause price a. Account i* carrying out a directive of the (Secretary .f the MISCELLANEOUS .
mid. the prime manufacturer it has been found thai loch Navy who mad Silo final dcrUien only after a studied ronoiderateon .j"UO.U..I...* Service and
..c.rr._.. arc few sad inconsequential and do mat warrant of nil advantage and disadvantage attached. to tn* Stolen ItU Ford two door sedan black. Fellowship hour
any deviation frees ta* .....,. of contraJiaed procBrentenl with new program. .K...,. angle wa carefully weighed including Tag number 21)0626. 121 reward. for .any 1800- May In U. Small Chapel.Page .
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Overhaul-by Carl W. I4CfR n\
V Player.-We have had numerous

favorable comments on the idea doctor to stay in bed for a week.

,which.,. we presented two weeks ago We miss him and wish him a E
when we picked an All-Engine Overhaul speedy recovery.
Volley Ball Team. So, in (r 1w
Congratulations to Paul
accord with the wishes of several go t M; ) >
Brown (F. F. Div.) who Is soon
interested readers, we have decid-
to be married.
ed to pick an All-Engine Overhaul .
Bowling Team at the conclusionof Shop 477 welcomes two new em- 4

the present season. Let this ployees-Bill Snead and John Stl- .4.

be an added incentive to you fellows agyi; both are ex-navy men. All
on the Engine Overhaul teamsto of you will probably remember

strive mightily to improve your John. He was once supervisor of
and the wing shop. Bill was stationed
averages quite possibly you
here too but in different di
will see your name on our )ist of a
tars about five weeks from now. vision. '
Charlie Martin has recently We hope that Lt. McCrary will 'V

been dubbed "Lucky" by some of like his duties as Division Officer + :, ,
his associates down in the shop. for the Metal Division. Lt. Willis V4 g

And there is no doubt that he has was transferred to Overhaul Con

been tagged correctly, because any
guy who has won the dally doubleat Owens and Reeves are the Ep nIISySi
the dog track twice in one week fishermen of shop 477. We will

must have been born with a silver give you the details of the fishing a

-0" spoon in his mouth. trip to Welaka next week, especially -
Add another new face to theE about the ones that got
O office staff. Mrs.Mary Mc- away
Cann reported to work January lPS
t" +Ra
; James Leonard is on the sick &
13th. She was formerly employedby
list this week. t' ,u
Hope you are feeling a
the Navy Department In Washington '
D. C., during the war years. better soon Leonard. ---'" VVs V VV V VV V -

All E. O. wolves will please take. Our sympathy goes to J. L. NAS CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES were just as 'interested in viewing ;Navy's: twin jtitg'hte; which

note of the prefix which Mary's Young (shop 470). His father died made a record flight from Jacksonville to Miami recently as were the service personnel.. Taking advantage tlfl

name carries. 16 January at Orlando. He was of the opportunity of inspecting the !leek Phantom down at Hangar 117 are a group of employees .

i Well, there he goes, folks. One of 80 years old. from the Industrial Relations Department including, left to right, C. W. Acree Lydia E. Bush,

t the finest fellows with whom itJias We welcome our new Division H. B. Masterson, W. H. Harden, and R. W. Hall. '

been our privilege to be aSso- Officer Lt. F. L. Sivills who took

ciated was transferred out of E. O. charge of the Machine Division 6 INSIDE
this week. We refer, of course, to January.We Shop Masters And
! Wilson Stowe, our boy down In the were all glad to see Mr.
Overhaul Control gang. Wilson has Pickens back to work on 2 Jan- Foremen To MeetThe PUBLIC WORKS

been in charge of the Overhaul uary after being off two months
Control functions in E O. almostas with a severely burned leg. Industrial Relation De Inspectors By Mary RodgersA
partment' first session of the few days ago Mr. Woods called *
remember and
long as we can Mr. W. F. Ledford of Cleveland
is highly regarded as a gentlemanand Tennessee thought he had left Shop Master and Foreman Section By Heten Burnt and asked if I would take a

a scholar. In addition to his Florida for good when he went of the Navy Work Improvement We are all very happy to have I turn at writing this column. Rath.

vast knowledge of parts and materials back to Tennessee to his Program Is scheduled W. Dean Mobley. inspector in Final -I er reluctantly I agreed to makean
Wilson was probably one open up : for Tuesday, 28 January, Assembly back with us again. attempt. Now I'm wonderingif
machine He didn't knowhe
of our foremost authorities on the own shop. from 1400 to 1600, it was announced Dean left our department 10 May maybe I should have refused
had Florida sand in his
subject of football (U. of Fla gotten by A. 0 Anderson, 1915. on military furlough. He despite the fact that he is the
that is. So we would like to take shoes. Leaving his son in chargeof Civilian Personnel Officer last served with the armed forces on chief clerk. Because everybody I

this opportunity to commend you the shop, he came back to the week. Kwajalein Island, and participatedin called to ask if they knew any

on a job well done, Wilson, and to good old A&R and Jacksonville. Inasmuch as the session! willcovt'r the atomic bomb test. He returned -I news either said "No nothing ever
wish you all the best of luck in During the war he served as an the Shop Master and to the States and receivedhis happens here" or "I surely feel

your new assignment.In Instructor. Foreman Section of the program discharge 2 December 1946, sorry for you.", all but one
Slim (Casanova) Tyler came all foremen and shop and now is back with, us again at Isn't that encouraging, though?
connection with Wilson'stransfer back to work with us last week mater are being requested to his old station of duty.R. Anyway, when I hear an interest-
we would like to mention after being in Plant Maintenancefor be present.' The Commanding W. Stradley. ACMMC) (that ing bit of gossip, I'll be happy to

that Ben Tingen will be filling his about six months. The boys in Officer and the Assembly and Big Bad Wolf) is back on the day pass it on to you. That's a promise.
shoes down here in E O. Ben ,
the mill section wouldn't agree to Repair Officer are expected to shift again. We have a new girl Nora Breed -
is efficient, able, and conscientious, the transfer until he promised to bt t among those! attending.The E. E. Hayes, 'AM2c. inspector in ?n, in Maintenance, and believeme
to say the least (just mail me a buy them all cakes and cigars and meeting will take place Layout, Pattern, Tank and Glass she's not bad at all! But you

check, Ben."Rapid" L stop telling those tall tales. In the conference room (No. Shops, has checked out of the department men might as well get those ideas

Robert Price got off the I There were lots of sleepy eyed 201) of the main administration and has left for Mem- out of your heads because she told

prize remark of the week in re- individuals Monday morning, due bnildlng. Location and time of phis, Tennessee where he will enter me herself that she only wants one

fusing a lady's offer of part of her to the fact that the night shift future meetingsill be announced the Metalsnuth School there. -anyone. No, seriously, she has a
candy bar by stating that he."was was suspended and the people at this session Best wishes to you. Hayes- maybe very nice boy friend--a Marine
afraid it might ruin his figure." shift some day soon you will join us lieutenant and I think he's the
I put on day again.
Division Fred again huh?
Engineering -by one.
K. (:Iyne--\Ve have some new stenographers -I All of this warm weather we're K. M. Dernngton ACM and D. Honestly I don't know what
having seems to make some people F. ACMM. have been
!WpN Schoen given -
in Engineering again,
this department is coming to. It
think it's June in January. A
two of them in fact, and both are their permanent chief petty officer seems that almost everyobdy is
certain man in the turret
"Yankees". Irene John is from young appointment. Congratulationsto going to the dogs lately But it's ,
section just bought his girl a both of Chief Schoen has
New Scranton, Pa. She and her' SALLIES profitable for some As in LaurieRosenburg's
Marine husband have only been diamond. been transferred to Flight Test case. Did you hear
here three weeks and don't Personnel and Administration Inspection
they about his winning around $.540 one
know whether they like Florida yet by Dot Dickaon-Jean Blade's boy John Finenco found out recentlythat night recently* Whereupon, Mr.

or not. The other is Marjorie See- friend, Jack, who used to work in horticulture is not all branches Mims, who is supposed to b* pretty

bach from Detroit, Mich. She has enlisted personnel, dropped in to E. I and blossoms Poison ivy goes good at picking 'em, took down
been here only two weeks. She see her. He is now stationed in By with it and surely catches up with his little sign "Dog Track Infor-

had the experience of being a wit- San Juan. "Your scribe has received a letter I you. Itches, doesn't it, John* mation" and forwarded same to ,

ness to the big tidal wave which We surely enjoyed the Navy from Mr. Gorsuch, excerpts from O N. Smith is welcomed backin Laurie.
bit Guam recently Is that the reason music last Thursday. Seems! that Final Assembly Inspection For
Incidentally, someone told he
I me
Lt. (jg) Sweat likes the "The which read as follows: "Truly,
you came to Florida, Marjorie? song the past six weeks Ire has been saw Comdr. Ford all decked out
Honey Dripper. Wonder why? am appreciative of the many
"We all" of Engineering welcome serving on the Overhaul Work in "civies" at the Kennel Club
"you all" into our group. I certainly Hope the boosts music one's keeps morale.up as it friends I have on the Station We Control Modification Board. the other night. How'J you make

The total number of personnelIn I Come in and have a look at the arrived here (Pensacola) in rain I Welcome is extended this weekto out Commander*

I Engineering now Is 75, fifty I newly painted Security Office. and for several days it has been too M. O. Hughes, ACRM who has Lt. White has been bringing his

even civilians and 18 naval personnel I Really looks good. And speakingof wet to be out of doors; however, been assigned to Radio-Radar Inspection dog to work with him, and does

Enlisted Personnel, we under- some progress has been made in We are glad to have you he make a fuss over redheaded

I don't know if many know of stand by the way of the grape vine preparation for a vegetable garden with us, chief and we hope you girls! His name is "BudJy," but
So far I have experienced no will enjoy working with us. Meriam Denmark thinks that's
the welders qualification test which that Ellen is now known as A
takes place in A&R from time to "CALDONIA" Just ask her and desire to return to office routine Chief Travis inspector in Inte matter of opinion since their first

time, but if interested just ask she will tell you what happened. and I don't anticipate any hobbies dull rim-Emergency Repair Overhaul, unpleasant meeting last week.
moments in pursuing my
any of the welders or Mr. Morrisof What makes your big head *o Best of luck to all and with fond says he received a letter from H. You know. we really have some
the materials laboratory about hard? memories" A. Yoachum, AMlc, who is on big fishermen in this department!
the "SECRET WEAPON." Doris White, Mr. Quina's secre- eat leave in Oklahoma. Yoachum reports jLt least they g<) in for it in a big
Does anyone know about Bob tary, was hit by a taxi cab a week The Supply Department regrets:: that he is "freezing-like an I way. But confidentially, this is Mr.
Smith of the "Mad House" havinga ago. Hope your ankle Is much the death of Dennis Gibbs, colored iceberg" in Oklahoma. Bet he Griffin's prayer:

twin brother? ,They look so better. porter on th'e third deck. He cam> misses this "warmish" weather we "Lord, give me grace

much alike that this reporter talked Mr. Cribbs. our shop personnel with us January 7, 1943, and save have been enjoying. To catch a fish
and efficient service. He
to his brother Gordon for five supervisor, is back from California loyal underwent Have just been advised that two So big that even I
minutes before knowing the difference after a seven weeks illness. Under- an operation on New mom of the chiefs in the depart When talking of it U
; then, he told me. stand Mr. Cribbs wouldn't even Year's Day passing away on Jan- ment have been given their per- Afterwards
9th. We well remember how
"J. Q." Rumph will be leaving us swap California for Duval county.He he uary went cheerfully manent chief petty officer appoint- May never need tell a lie."

soon to go to the University of just doesn't seem to care forth quietly performing among his duties us ands- ment-namely, Hollis, H K., AC- Did anybody see Jennie Farford

Florida. He says that he Is tak- at sunny state Glad to hear we will miss him. OM and Revier, J. E. ACMM Con- at thy Jackson-Lee basketball
ing a course in Business and Administration you're back and will be with us In gratulations are extended to both game Friday inght? I'm surprisedthat
What kind of business a few more weeks. The Disposal Division is welcoming of you! she could speak above a whisper

".I. Q.". Big, little, or mon- Some people are very curious. a new employee, Arland EyI Remember Ann Oakland,. attrac- the next day. You know, she'd
key? All kidding aside' we wish you for instance certain parties in the Lola Lyons (Receipt Control) tive WAVE clerk in the Engine make a wonderful cheerleaderwith

4 the'best of luck artd hurry back.It Time Section want to( know why enjoyed a recent week-end at Daytona Overhaul Inspection Office, who those lungs of hers.
was rumored that Earl Pardue Moody goes to the Record Desk : Beach Robert Johnson became Mrs. William Purdy? The
came out ahead the' other nighteon window so much.APPRENTICE (Disposal), his wife, and son are happy couple now reside in Grafton Chief Whiddon (Transportation)
Is on a 60-day leave in Louisiana.
the How much does that thrilled owr having recently
dogs. Illinois and are now the proud
Tell me, what kind of
strings do
moved into their home on Wheeler
you in that hole you're in, EXAM TO Avenue. parents of a baby girl. you have to pull to get that?
Earl? Don't you think you ought Mr and Mrs. Jay Conard havebeen
to take a few lessons from Jean BE GIVEN SATURDAY Friends of Irma Johnson, for- .thl 80me" since December We were very sorry to hear that
: a -
Pierce on how to play? You had Applicants who recently filed applications merly of the Award Section, regret 4th "Bonnie" was the Louise Bragg (also of Transportation -

better quit now, Jean, if you expect for the Apprentice 4th to, learn that she has recently suffered efficient clerk in the Supply very Inspection ) was called out of town last
to stay ahead. Class examination will take the a stroke.BOWLING week on account of her grandmoth
Office. She, Jay, and baby I er's death.
By the way "Buzz" Gamache and written test Saturday, It was an- NEWS: With only Rodney are now living in McPherson -
his four substitutes in bowling are nounced by the local Board of U. six more games to go, thsj Bowling Kansas
still on top, how about comingout S. Civil Service Examiners. The teams are battling away. At ly all winter, the poor shrubs and
on Friday nights and support examination will be held in Bqild- the end of the season, the winnerof on. Also, each, member of that flowers are in a state of confu

[ your team?. ing 167. the first half, Salvage Yard, team will be presented with a sion and bewilderment. Fearing

Metal., Machine, Structure and Contestants have been requested and the winner of the second half small ,gold, bawling ball the cold wave the weather man
Finkiti ahd Fabric Divisions-by to complete all forms which Will play off the championship The hedge in front of Building has been trying to "whoop up" for

Bobby-One of our electriciansfrom were mailed" with the noticetd ame. The winning team will bvawaided 110 is.proudly displaying titiy now us, with them, "Tq tyirat Ijtto,bud
electrical maintenance R N. take the exams before they report :- a handsome trophy with green leaves In all this balmy or not to burst into bud, that iaUi

Golden, has been ordered by his Saturday. % each man's name engraved there. weather we have been having n: ar : question" "

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HAKimOUU- IIIdllLITLS ball played b>' the tno

On the local basketball. i5f : ft'J teams can be Keen in the
'>> front this past week the 1 .t l above<< layout. (upper left)
NAS lax rUns rang up s T. !S. Ary of the Fliers
two more victories at the quintet is on his say up
t, expense" of the Sf. Simons to lay in a Grip shot againstthe
Inlanders. ISy beating the visitor i Arj'u shot
Georgians :Friday and Sat- dropped) In for two point t
urday nights, the local cag- J fur the locales 't'ntl'rl
: ers marked up their fourth S Harry Platt, No.7110
and fifth straight hoop V 4- garnered 25 points againstthe ;
wins and also chalked up losers taken a rebound
their second and third conference off the visitors backboard
I' \\In". Jax is now (upper right; ) Guard E lVoumans
on top of the conference 4f. lays in another
standings! with tlut'eIn t-- V nip shot for the local*..
to their credit against nol (lesser left) This Is the
defeats. The J a x men type of action the feptcta-
t dropped the each State ors witnessed" as the two
quintet, 6.-51, Friday night ,, t Ja service quintets fought
tin Its home court and kept hard for sk'tory. (lower
their road visits a clean A W right) Playing a good defensive
late as! they all but \\alkedawav game as", well a?
from the Simons five, B I ( being high scorer for the

63-41, the following night evening, harry Platt fight
55 on the latter's hardwood j hard for a rebound, shot
j The fire wagon brand of under the visitor hoop
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I ;: Jax Fliers Seek Revenge (In Return Tigers Suffer Season'sFirst

I Tilt With Florida Gators Tonight Loss At Hands Of Cookman Five

Bj Dill Kehl, S'c 1-----------
Revenge is gleaming in the eyes I 1I were stacked against the local the Jaxmen. Their rally was short Cracking the nets for six quick points in the waning minutes of
of the NAS Jax Fliers as they quint, and the home outfit led 18- lived as Platt pumped four quick the game, Bethune Cookman College eased by the local NAS Jax
prepare for their meeting with 12 in the second quarter. Buck buckets through to place the Jax Tigers, 33-24, in a ball game which was not decided until the last few
th1 University of Florida Gators canned four set shots from the cag'< rs well in front once again. minutes of play. The local colored lads battled all the way down to
tonight at Gainesville Florida U. corner of the floor to pull the local Forward Jack Hahn of the visitors the wire with the Cookman capers, but could not crack the winners'
dropped the locals in their first Fliers from the jaws of defeatto slipped three straight baskets defense near the end of the tilt.
match, at Mainside, 50-41 give them a little "something"which through in the waning minutes of The teams played on even terms -- -- -
moved the locals to a 26-18 the third canto. Shortly after the throughout the first three quarters I
The Gators hanging onto an half-time lead. final rest period, Hahn dumped with never more than three points (I FORMER HAS GRID
eight-game winning streak, will Twice in the first period the Fliers three more two-pointers in to pull separating them. Tho Cookmanfive
{ face one of their toughest foes to- stormed into the lead only to the Islanders within nin'e points. held the lead at intermission, I MENTOR NAMED TO
bight in the Jax Flier five com- have the Islanders pull abreast on Hahn had eight buckets and four 19-18. Jax led twice during the I II
posed of Ary, Youmans* Buntin, each occasion, then take commandlate gratis tosses to his credit at the I fray and pulled up to within a sin- I
DeGroote and Platt. All of these f MARYLAND U. POST
end of the to rack 20 23-22
in the period. But once Buntin game up gle point at but were never
men are gunning for a win In this to second to Platt for able I
started his own "reconversion points place to regain the lead in the second -
important encounter with the high movement," the Jaxmen had littleto the evening's scoring honors. half. A former NAS Jax athletic
fcteppm' Gators, and anything can worry about. Buntin covered Jim DeGroote caged 18 tallies The scoring was evenly divided coach moved higher up into the
I and probably will happen. both backboards like glue. If a St. for Jax: before being shooed to the between the winners with Jim coaching world this past week as
The local quintet is also hanging I Simons man appeared to grab a bench early in the third period via Byrd copping off nine markers. Jim Tatum, former grid mehtor
onto a winning skein which it does rebound from Buck's midst, it was the foul route. Jim threw in eight Byrd sank two quick buckets in of the Jax Fliers took over the
y not want to lose The Fliers rack- when Buck was being elbowed and goals and a free toss the first half the last minute, shortly after reins as head football coach of
ed up two more games over the shoved around by another Georgia and racked up a lone tally in the "Shorty" Dunham had pocketed a Maryland University. /**
W ek.end to run their victory cord basketeer. first minute of play in the second goal from mid-court. Big gun for I Tatum who the Oklahoil F j
to five straight, their third straightIn Soon after th'e third period half before fouling out. the Tigers was big Tommy White, Sooners ,a Big gave Six Conference co-
loop competition.After started, Jim DeGroote and T. S. Jax Ted at the intermission, 42- who threw in 11 points, closely championship and a bowl bid in
their tussle with Florida Ary dumped in two baskets apiece. 21. In the final ten minutes of play, tailed by Charley Walker, who his freshman year as head football
the Fliers will take to the air lanes This put the Fliers in a commanding the Jaxmen were able to rack up clipped off eight points on three coach, took over the job as head
and meet NAS Dallas at Dallas to- lead, and a few minutes later, only six points against a tight defense buckets and two free'pitches.. grid coach at Maryland although
morrow night, and then will journey Ed Youmans made it a little more which the losers put togetherto Coach Frank Dobson threw a he had two more years at Okla-
on over to Corpus Christi, commanding as he sunk two long try to stymie the local quiet. rough defense at the winners, and home to serve out of his three year
where will The Fliers treated their home Cookman failed to score a bucket
Saturday night, they one-handed shots from mid-court. i contract. The former Jax mentor
meet one of the strongest confer Then the locals began to really' constituents to some razor-edge until late in the first period of play. said that he regretted leaving Ok-
ence fives on their schedule. Both put on a show for the fans as sharp-shooting once the battle got White played good defensive ballas lahoma, but that "the offer from
games are conference tilts. their net swished at a steady tem- underway, zipping in points with the well as being high scorer for Maryland gives me more security.
The WAVES will accompany the po. The closest the losers were deadly accuracy. So sharp was eveing. Summary:
Fliers this week as they will meet able to come to the eventual win their sniping, that the Fliers JAX TIGERS::! (21) Tatum's football elevens won national

two girls' teams in preliminary ners was fifteen points, and when stomped into a 12-2 lead. The point I Walker f ... .... ....... ... FG 3 FT J TP a recognition in 1944-45 whenthe
games. The WAVES have won four that happened, Platt and Buntin tirade continued and the startled I Pearson f ...... ........... 0 0 0 local Jax Fliers were ranked as
and will be out for two Georgians couldn't do anything to '.tldn., f ................. a 1 I one of the outstanding gridiron
straight connected for fielders to keep the .
Pla kelt, / .. ......... ..... 0 0 0 service and college elevens.
more victories. Fliers well in front.In stem the tide. I Adam, f .... .......... ..,. 0 0 0
The Jax Fliers put on a three- the preliminary tilt, the NAS In the preliminary tilt, the NAS lUniltt, f ... .............. 0 II 0 Coach Tatum visited Jax recently -
WAVES won a hard-fought White, c ,. ................. 1 3 when his Sooners met North
ring circus at the St. Simons goal. WAVES romped all over the game i (;ault, .. ............. .... 1 Z t// BowL
cry last Saturday night at the Brunswick, Ga, Paper Dolls to a from Miller Electric of Jax, 3022. : Wallace t ................. 0 0 1 Carolina State in the Gator -
expense of the Georgians. In thecenter tune of 4015. The Paper Dolls This was a league game, and by Turner, g ................. a 6 0 The Tatum-coached Sooners romped -

ring, they registered an easy drew first blood by connecting on winning, the WAVES are now tied I Total. . ... ... ... ... 1 i 2J ; all over the N. C. Staters in
for first in the Women's the second New Years Day
5-41 win over St. Simons to takea a long shot, but Laddie Vladeff place City BKTHUNK: CUOKMAN J3) annual
strong grip on first place in the came back for the local gals to League with the Lynn's girls. FG 'T IP classic here,
Byrd, f... .............. .
shove them into a 6-2 lead which Skipper Edge led the local attack ... I f .
NATAC. They're now settled on ..
Bimmonr, f.... ......... .... I 0 2
top of the scramble with three they never relinquished.Guard with 10 pointsIlasketball rtildm, f .. ............ ... I 0 TO HE RELEASE FKOMNAVAL
straight loop wins against no de- Harry Platt poured 25 Standings of NaulIr Voting f. .. ........... .... 0 0 p SOON
Latimore .. ........ HOSPITAL
the hoop Friday Training Athletic Conference c .... I 2 .
5 leats points through Nrwbold, e ... .. ...... .. ... 1 0
: In the ring to the left was Harry night to pace NAS Jax to its sec- Team Won l ost Dunham t ... .. ........ ... 2 Z .0 Ray "Buck"' Jones, BM2c,
Platt who pumped 10 buckets ond straight Naval Air Training NATTC Jax . . 4 0 Moore r .. .. .. .......". 3 0 f the Station Police, will soon bo
:i Athletic Conference basketball win Ottunma lire.Flight . 4 0 Wallace, g ... .... ....... 0 CI p back on the job, his friends learn
and three gratis pitches through Jonci . .. .......
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L the nets for 23 points, besides play- 62-51, over NAS St. Simons of NAS Ja\ 3 0 ed this week
ing a good defensive game. Platt Georgia. It was also the Fliers' I'enaacola . . .,., 2 1 Totals .. .. .. . .. 5 II Jones, while en route home for J
Ward Island . .. 1 1 .
was a real attraction as he potted fourth straight victory in nix the Christmas holidays, was seriously i
r. lour straight buckets before missing starts. Banana River .. .. 1 2 Anaheim, Calif. (SEA)-Sheriff's injured in an automobile accident 4
t, his initial one. Leading all the way, the Fliers Memphis . . .. 1 2 officers are on the lookout for any- at Ellijay, Ga. He was flown I
And in the ring to the right was had little trouble in repelling the Whiting :)Field .. . 1 2 one opening a fortune-telling from a hospital there tothe Naval
"Buck" Buntin who played one Of I Georgians, but late in the second St. Simons .. ... ..... 0 4 ness. A crystal ball mounted on a.pedestal Hospital here despite his fractured 1\\
the finest yet displayed this half the upstate five caught fire Dallas .. .. .. .... ... ..i 0 4 was stolen from a land ribs. His release from the hospitalis
, l' season. by games a Jaxon. When the chips and pulled within nine point of Gknvltw .. ..','.. .. 0 i scape garden. expected in about three weeks.

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1i. "SIOUX CIT YSUE," with Gene Autry. Show at 2000 only

',I P DTOCE, Air Station Band. Starts at 2030.
;t "SONG OF THE SOUTH," featuring Luana Patten and Bobby
Driscoll. Shows at 1430, 1730 and :2000
WITH FIVE FINGERS," with Robert Alda. Show at
2000 only.
I "CALIFORNIA," starring Ray Milland. Show at 2000( only.


I"' .- ..., "SWELL GUY," featuring Sonny Tufts and Ann Blyth Show ,
at 2000 only. O
An C
+. : -t d :"DON RICARDO RETURNS," with Fred Cob).. Show at 2000 "

a SUNDAY 1 '
"THE PILGRIM LADY," starring Warren Douglass. Show at I

is S. qqk 2000 only. !
"SONG OF THE SOUTH," featuring Luana Patten and Bobby
Driscoll. Show at 2000 only 'I 1
; "BEAST WITH FIVE FINGERS," with Robert) Alda. Show at .

: & 2000 only.


BINGO I'AUTI--Every Wednesday at 2000 at The Anchorage.
ATHLETIC GEAR-Available at Mat area, Yorktown Avenue and
Mustin Road, 1000-1130 and 1300-1830 daily, and at Gear Room top.
: \t side Bldg. 726, 0800-1700 on work days.
MODEL AIRPLANE SHOP-Hear of Bldg. 39, open 1200-2400
daily and week-ends. Meetings at 2000 Mondays ,
I BOWLING-Six alleys located in Mainside Recreation Building
i NO.< 3. Alleys from 1630-2130 Mondays 1700-
WNERS OF THE I'lUsT skeet match to be held at NAS Jax lately, the enlisted men's team open through Fridays;
2100 and
of NAS Jax eked by the combined team of officers and enlisted men of Banana River to cop the meet Saturdays Sundays.
BOXING For information workouts
by four points. Shown in the top photo, left to right, are winners L. J. Bercier, CGM, J. M. Lawlor, regarding contact Lieut.
AOM2c, G. J. Mollenhauer, ACOM D T. Gallitano, ACOM, and I. J. Franzblau. In the lower photo is 1500.Comdr. A. J. Rubino, extension 593; or report to llainside :Mat after
the officers' team of NAS Jax which led the scoring for the officers' teams in the match. They are,
left to right, Lt. Carl West Lt. Owen P. Sullivan Lt. Paul J. King, Lt. Comdr. Fred H. Bozard, and MAINSIDE LOUNGE-Formerly the Reception Center, located In
Lt. (jg) F. E. Field captain of the Jax officer skeet team. the South wing of Building No. 955, is open to NAS personnel and
-- ----- their guests from 1000 to '2200 daily. Available for wedding recep
'' Entries Still tions by arrangement with Welfare Officer. Combination radio-pho-
Being AcceptedFor
nograyh available for use of all hands.
Jox Teom COPS Seel'! New Bowling LeagueAn LIBRARY-Located on second deck of Mainside Recreation BuildIng .

; enlisted men's bowling leagueis No.3. Open from 0900 to 2100 Monday through Friday Saturday ;,
being formed under the direc- from 1100 to 1630. Sunday from 1200 to 2100.
Tourney Here Frldoy tion of Lt. Comdr. Kass Koval- : SWIMMING Indoor swimming pool, recreational swimming,
heck and already five teams have 1800-2100, daily, Monday through Friday. Saturday from 1000 to 2100.
entered the loop. Any persons or I Sunday from 1200 to 2100.

r group caring to enter the ten- 'I GOLF-Course open from 1000 to sunset daily Saturday and Sun. ,......
Enlisted Men's Outfit Tops Field pin circuit can either leave the I day from 09001700. Golf clubs are available at Golf House. Bathing
name of the group or their names trunks prohibited on Golf Course.
Teams With 466 X 500 ScoreBusting
Of Four
at Building 726, or should call ANClIOKAGE-Open daily to enlisted personnel (with libertycards
Mr. Kovalcheck at ext. 593. and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason
4CG clay discs out of a possible 500, the NAS The five teams already enteredare Field. i '

1,_ Jax enlisted men's team won the four-team tourney skeet Physical Training, Marines, TENNIS-Racquets and balls are available at the Physical TraIn.

;:. match held at the local range last Friday. The other three Photo Lab. VM Unit and Welfare ing Building No. 726, and also on Mat area (cornrr of Mustin and
teams which matched guns with the winners were the officers' Department. are also ask- Yorktown Roads).
ed to enter a team in competi- \MiKTH\LL Practice Monday through Friday startingat
f team from NAS Jax, Cecil Field, and a combined team tion. I 1630.i .
of enlisted men and officers from Banana River. Banana _
.' 'iver--w s-- l seuon th'e heels of AIR STATION BOXER; I
: NATTC and Hdq. 7th Naval Dis- J
: ; l. the winners, falling just four shy trict ,Welfare and Lt. Owen P.
. of the winning mark with 462. In
Sullivan of BOQ. Lt.Fields was
Xi third place came the officer'ssquad high scorer of the group with 95x
.:- from NAS Jax with a mark 100.
"'. of 453. Pulling up the rear with -The officers' team and enlisted
413 discs to its credit was the of- men's squad will combine their talents -
fleers' team from Cecil Field. in the tourney to be held here

.. Members of the winning skeet next Tuesday among St. Simons, r
', team included J. M. Lawlor, AOM- Yellow Water, Cecil Field, Banana
2c, who led tht whole field with 98 River, and NAS Jax. With their
breaks out of a 100, I. J. Franz- combined forces, the NAS Jax gun-
blau, ACOM, with 97x100, L. J men should be able to set back I
Bercier, CGM, who was in compe- any visiting skeetmen.
tition for the first time, but who .
t hacked away with 95 breaks out
: of a possible 100, D. T. Gallitano,* Stiff Schedule Is '\ <
ACOM, with 92x100: and G. J
t _' ,'," Mollenhauer)) ACOM who showed Announced For NAS :
up well in his first skeet competition j ...

..\. team and scoring held up his end of the WAVE Cage SextetteA I ? fi r > >'i. .,1 D .. i x

>' Lawlor belted 50 straight birds stiff 18-game schedule still, w1 ,Za
f', F, out of the air for a perfect round. remains for the NAS Jax WAVESto
Franzblau shot two straights while play off after their two encoun-
Bercier and Gallitano clipped off ters with Dallas and Corpus Christi # .. ,4' .
one straight apiece. (Ed. Note: A teams this week end. The
straight In skeet is a sequence of WAVES, victorious in their last 'j qr f
shots resulting in a perfect score). four starts, still have ten league I ;
1 .x Captained by S. S. Mattox, AC- games and eight nonconferencetilts i I
MM, the Banana River five gave to play. The WAVES are tied
the Jax winners plenty of close; ) for the loop leadership of the Wo a
; competition throughout the match, men's City League.
i' but in its last round, the down- Coach Skipper Edge releasedthe
state team blew up and lost by schedule this week
\ four points. The Cecil Field team
3 was captained by Chief Gunner p. Jan. 28 Miller! Electric: Jai
F. Morris, who also helped referee J.... 30 Iynn JaxJl -
.. the ma tch.I Jan. Brunswick Ca. Her
'fb. I Kollmi College Here : -
The NAS Jax officers' team was 'fb. 4 Avocet Jai
.. the high scoring officers' team of Ffb. Miller Flettrie Jai x
I .eb. 7 Allantir Nat I Bank Her
:" the meet by breaking 453x500Members Feb. 8 renstcoU Her __
w.Jn. of the local officers' team Feb. 12 Lynn Merl u m
",. were Lt. (jg) F. E Field, person- Feb. 13 ATOM J.a SCHEDULED TO MEET several tough college boxing team this season, the above four lads will
t' nel and range officer, who captained Feb.. 1 18/ OrUiuU Miller Eleelrle, Orlando Jaireb carry the brunt of the load for the NAS Jax leather pushers when they meet in the ring BOOH. Thelt:
,' the officer1 outfit; Lt Feb. 22 Orlando Hen first scheduled match i. with the University of Miami at Miami on 14 February. The pugilists arty I-
,Comdr. Fred II. Bozard, head of Feb. 17 Miller Ekctrk )lire (left to right) Jack Witson, Herm Herandez, Eddie DeCore, and Henry Schillizi. Coached by Lt Comdn <
I Ordnance and Gunnery; Lt. Paul Feb. 2ft ternaiUma Tefnadia Anthony Rublno, the local fighters are weak in the heavier weights. These men will also be Entered '.;
Mar 7 Lynn Her in the Golden Gloves in Jacksonville. Last under the of Rubino local NAS !
J KingPhysical Training and Wel. : Mar t PenarU K!*.ia"l. year, coaching Mr. lighten
4 fare officer; Lt. Carl West of I Mar II Belli- I'.)",. Ji.ll>.* won the local Golden Gloves tburney.A. '


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a if t JAX AIR NEWS Lt. Cmdr., Williams I7 i
: Captain Howard( V. Hopk.n,, USN

Commander Robert P. B rbe, USN Lt. Comdr Joe W. Williams recently -. Student News
I Executive relieved Lt Comdr. E. W. "AvFund School is the best school that the Navy could have
.t. Lt. Commander. J. W. Williams USN Andrews, NATTCenter Chaplain founded to aid a man in choosing a rate. It enables a man to work
Publie Information Officer as Public Information Officer for and study in every Aviation rate, so that there can be little chanceof
Advisor to Jax Air Newt the Naval Air Technical Training him making a mistake !In his choice. So when the man finally

Editorial Offices for NATTC Section, Rooms 1ST and ISS. Center. does go to an "A" or "B" school, he can put his mind on his studies*
Administration IluiMinif SOO-A. Tel ExU 20*. Mr. Williams, formerly NATT- and not have to worry whether or not he has chosen the right rate
Center's Legal Officer reported to So states Mac Dermott, top

1 Arthur T. Kuutrfonikuli Editor Sic R!!! PI man of the graduating class, AF18
6e with the high average of 88.61. He
S NewswriterRobert comes from Gloucester City, N. J.
J. Wthlmtf. Sio Second honors of Class AF18 .

r All Photographa are offIcial, ) U 3. Navy Photo raph* made hy NAS with an average of 88.38 go to
Photo Lab and Av Fund. School Photo Lab unltfsw otherwise credited. I nL O'Donnell. O'Donnell comes from
Beverdale, PaMatDFRMOTT.
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Showing plenty of that ol' AEM
spirit, the Sparky Basketball Team
trounced the TAI I
thoroughly II I
Team last Monday night rackingup I II I
1 tJ + a score of -15-7. I
Playing a defensive game, Spar-
ky teamwork made it impossiblefor
DO! WHERE TO GO1 the TAI five to break throughfor
IUHRr TO goals Coach Lt. (jg) Cooleyand o
Captain Hubbard alternatedthe
first and second line-up by
f NATTC quarters thus keeping fresh men
'rllenSUAY-"BLONDIE'S BIG MOMENT" with Penny Singleton in the tilt and giving each player ,
S. and Arthur Lake. Show at 1745: Basketball Game at 2000. a chance to score. I
*'K1DAND J>VTUKD41'-"13 RUE MADELIENE" starring Members of the Sparky team are I
James Cagney and Annabella. Show at 1745. Basketball Game at 2000. Ainsworth, Burgess, Butler
WUNDVY, "MY BROTHER TALKS TO HORSES" with Butch venport. Gilliam, Howell, O'DONNELL
Jenkins and Peter Lawford Shows at 1400 1815 and 2015. Metzler, Nally, Roediger, Da"j AF20 News:
MONDAY AND TUE 1).\Y-"SWELL. GUY" starring Sunny sells, and Thompson. For the boys of old Class 20
Tuffs and Ann Blyth. Keep up the good work The future now seems black,
\VEDN K*>lA\-'DON RICARDO RETURNS". with Isabehta and LT. CMI1K. J, \\ILLIAMS playing, boys" taking words out of The bunk where "Lucky" used to
I Fred Coby. the "boss" mouth.
THUKsDXY-"THE PILGRIM LADY" featuring Warren Doug- NATTC in August of 1916 after Captain of the Bowling Team sleepIs sack
now an empty ;
lass and Lynn Roberts serving for over a year with the for Ship's Company is McNally. and left
VSB. Training Unit. S. H. Jones, Section Leader, of For he's gone away us;
(t Yellow Water The barracks seems empty now
Lt. Comdr. Williams entered the Class E-28 is captain of the Stu-
TIIUKM\Y-NO SHOW. And Wing Leader Bench loses lots
service in 1941 after graduatingfrom dent team We can expect some
V RID4.Y AND of sleepWorrying
and keen competition between theseteams.
East Texas: College
HARDY" with Mickey Rooney and Bonita Granville.SUNDAY"BLONDIE'S upon completion of his aviation The Ship's Company team about his pal.
BIG MOMENT" with Penny Singleton training received his wings and rolled two games to one last Mon-
Mid Arthur Lake.MONDAY No more will we hear his voice
at Pensacola.He day afternoon against the Marine
AND TUEMY-"13 RUE MADELIENE" starring As he hits in the M. A. Shack;
Air Detachment
High men were:
James Cagney and Annabella. served 18 months overseas in Heider & Vandergoot. We're really not worried about his
\VLDNLSsD\\-"MY BROTHER TALKS TO HORSES" with different Pacific areas and on the being there-
Butch Jenkins and Peter Lawford. U.S.S. Lexington with Air Group R J. HERBERGER was so hap- We're afraid he might comeback
THURSDAY-NO SHOW.THINGS (Bomber) 19. py to get his rate that we are .
TO DO-ABOARD Rusk, Texas claims him as her wondering if crows are perchingon Editor's Note: We left the poet'sname
native son, but Mr. Williams has his scivvies. Other happy recipients off for fear "Lucky" (theM
HOBBY SHOP Monday through Friday 1700- chosen the Navy as a permanentcareer I of AEM3c are G. W. Huth- .A.A.) might come back.
2130, Saturday and Sunday 1300-2130. Located in maker, R. R. Mayer, J. J. Verde- AF20 defeated AF22 in the
canna, C. C. Weber, and C. W. NATTC to
Bldg. 414, Wing No 1. Gym Thursday night
t Wolfangle Congratulations boys. the tune of 50-37 AF20 led the
}'L} ErS INN-Beer sold nightly 1730-2130. ) WATeRIto& We all hope the perches grow and game all the way with 22 showingany

Bldg.'517. Sandwiches and snacks available. grow. serious threat only once in
0 : We all thought'that we had the 4th quarter.
; BOWLING-Six alleys behind Ships Service available told those mischievous little fellows AF20 and SKV clashed in a

r, to all personnel Monday through Saturday, known as gremlins, goodbye thrilling non-league game at NAT
17002130. long ago. But it seems that jve TC Gym Tuesday night. At the
haven't. A few still without a end of leach quarter the score was
home seem to drift around from tied. In the last minute and a
SHIMMING-(All Outdoor Pools Closed) Indoor
one place to another. half of the game AF20 loosened a
'1 Pool Bldg. 614 Recreational Swimming. Monday, This little gremlin didn't have power drive which netted them 12

Tuesday, Wednesday Friday 0900 to 1200. Monday The C. P. O.'s had a meetinglast a place to lay his head this las points to win the game, (52-43)( ).
: through Friday 1800 to 2045. Saturday 1000 to 1200, week and the attendance was week-end and decided to putupin Outstanding man for AF20 was
1300 to 1600 1700 to 2045. Sunday 1200 to 1600, 1700 I average Seven present and eigh- our barracks just for a rest Frave, scoring 18 points. High man
to 2045. teen on board. Might have been a Being a mischievous little fellow, for SKV was Thurston with 12.
couple on leave but average was he decided to have some fun. So SKV is to play the NATTC team
NATTO LIBRARY Located in Auditorium. P the right word. Now don't get the Sunday when the barracks was soon
'. wrong idea! Business was carriedon awful quiet and things were dull I Hangar No. 140:
Open Monday Tuesday, hursday and Friday 1300 to jt in a mighty big way-mean he decided the best way to make Popular hangout for th 1100. Wednesday 1230 to 2100. Saturday and Sun ing that "Champ" Ashton CBM himself noticed and at the same I gang is Timber Inn. More and
day, 1230 to 2100. was elected manager of the club. time liven up the "joint" was to more we hear the sound of "tim-
It is rumored (taken from the make like a billy goat. ber."
song "Rumors Are Flying") that So he nibbled on this and that, Congratulations are in order for
some ex-ACOM has installed a de- everything practically worth nib- old man Lucas-he took Ute fatal
ATHLETIC GEAR Available at Gear Locker layed action fuse in our biweekly sling on, including just imagine step.How
Physical Training Department BIdgr. 513. SMOKERS What is your opin- oil of citronella! Lo!' and be- did Hess get that shiner?
t' ion on this subject Knights of hold, just when things got going The car situation what it is,
TENNIS-Racquet* and balls available at Physical Yellow Water Do you or don cha the best, this little gremlin got so don't be shocked to see Svnnett
Training Bldg. 513. want em'* sick and began to turn grevn and Wing on that four-wheeled
4 Having an inside track and alsoa it's likely he may even turn from put-put* cruising down'Roo evelt
4t t few very observing eyes around a gremin to a dead mosquito now some Sunday afternoon. Hope
THREE RECEIVE AWARDS and off the station, it was broughtto Who knows* I they've got insurance-that thing's
Till next week, dangerous!
._4" N. ..,. my attention that one memberof A
;._ our motley crew was seen at
S c-- ,. work off the station It seems
pn S i that his wife had turned him to, c.* c? Ic ...l
\ inserting Pansy plants in the good .. 'I\- LQ! SENUT.--- d "

4 1 earth, early in the morn.
"Our Navy" stated in the Issue
before last that Reenlistment '
i Leave was not to be deducted COINS My WAY,
) from future service, but no one MY DFAR SIR I 1L DAVE you =
seems to have the word. Could it KNOW TH/JT/ A PUBLIC STREET BA5V ?
be t that Our Navy is passing out

Just in case someone didn't get STRANGE GIRL WHO Lfl/ES/ AT 2l5 '
the word, it finally happened
r Don Nooten and wife came through CENTRAL PARK PMOIVEI 4440-i1

with flying colors. It is a boy! ,
The only thing that has me wor-
ried is how they can return to nv 1
California with a Florida Son' f V
"p '
From our quiet picturesque domain 'h; is

emerged two great hunters _ _
Both received high )
Twenty ((20)) Hours Duty. i c
We wonder_why the boys at J)
Turret Maint. can't wait until the ,
week-end to quench their thirst.
J What happened- the girl friend
Let us take this opportunity to
inform Chief Neilson that there
r at are three vacancies in the trailers -
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ft. AT &VTIKDVYS INSPECTION of the Naval Air Technical at Cecil Field Housing. Better i
I Training Center three men of the Center's personnel received awards get one Bobbie
t'' for servu'es rendered against the enemy. The three men pictured Question of the week .
'., above receiving the atwarda from Commander R. F. Blythe, acting Have you ever played Red Dog? -..
Executive Officer, are: left to right, Alton Rivenbard, ACMM -'
receiving the Presidential Unit Commendation Ribbon; Ernest A. A person can be poisoned by / L
Schors, AMMlr, whq received a Permanent Citation for the poison ivy without touching it. C
Air Medal and the Navy'Unit Citation! ; and Warren France AOM2C. ,. Smoke from burning poison Ivy .FeM I i
who was, awarded the Air Modal irritates sensitive skin.

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23 January 1947 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Seven. j

1\ Raiders Take Memphis TwiceAo ::4

! '-. AII- Navy Basket Ball Win Opener 51-42 In Overtime; ;,;

Tourney For Sec-Nav

SHORT SHOTS Trophy Held In March Second 51-49 In Close Conlesl"

Ily Mond>4 heln Athletics, considered one. of the
The T.O.A. basketball team has best forms of morale builders has In Conference Play; Are In 1st. Place Tie 1

won two straight games from the taken on an organized programto
Record Now 4 Victories No Defeats
Locals ; ,1
T.A.S. and T.A.F. divisions. They bring out a clean competitive '
: are.'now, looking forward to their'thtid.wm spirit true to all Navy sportsmen. :
two close hair Conference from NATTC Memphis the NAT ;
over the medical division. All major sports have been incor- raising games ,
'ijrjj t jea on's opener for the ord- porated in this program to deter- TC Jacksonville Air Raiders, now hold a record of four wins against no losses in confei

nancemen was against the store mine the nation's outstanding ence play, and an over-all season record of 5 victories in 6 games. Both games at Mem-

keeliei'6,''and the final score: was23lSL.with Navy service teams!! and personnel.The phis were enough to make Coach Harry Knickelbine's hair turn gray, as the first game went
...- T.O.A. holding the lead seasonal sport, being basketball -
i' on>>'13,4 score at the half. High is one which should inter- into a five minute overtime period, and the second was just as nerve wracking, though not

f' man for the winners was Doerrler, est the Naval Air Technical Train- going into an overtime. The first game's score was 51 to 42 and the second was 51 to 49, l

', with t 'markers and Giacalone and ing Center because of high hopes both in favor of the local quintette.Air .
Forrey were close\ with 6 apiece. with a fine undefeated conference
Raiders Win 51-42
Giacalone was also in good team to uphold its expectations. I HOININGSON REBOUNDS "
The NATTC Air Raiders found
tthape against T.A.F. and managedto The Air Raiders, NATTCenter's .
in the
stiff form of
score 12 points. Doerrler and top-flight quintet have been enter- competition
Catlin followed with 8 and 4 points ed In the local preliminaries to the Memphis Hellcats', but came
t apiece. Monroe, Randolph, Gil- detertnlne the 7th Naval District's out on top in the opener in an I

pin, and Shivers all saw action in championship team.In overtime period, 51-42.
the game. T.O.A. held the long end the forthcoming tournament, The Air Raiders held a small 20
of the score all the way. The score the finals of which will be mid at to 16 lead at halftime, but the
read 20-10 at the half, and the Great Lakes on the 26th, 27th, lead was shortlived as the Hellcats
final count was 2624. 28th and 29th of March, will be came back to tie the count. The

The game was rough and provided known as the "All-Navy Basketball lead had previously changed hands,
many thrills for the spectators. Tournament for the Secretaryof to one team, then the other. Finally -

Forrey, who was in sick bay for the Navy's Trophy," prizes will with just 20 seconds remain
the T.A.F. game will be back in be awarded the first, second, third, ing in the game, and Memphis
action soon and Bass, who has fourth and consolation winners. ahead 42-41, Camp, Memphis for-
had his hand in a cast will be The nature of the winning team and ward fouled! Henningsen, who S
playing ball for T.O.A. in the very the year will be inscribed on the made the free throw good to tie ;
near future. The team should beat trophy, which will be kept in a up the score, and send the game ;

top strength for the H. Div. encounter prominent place in the Navy De- into overtime.In .
next Wednesday. partment.A the overtime Air Raider For- :
smaller trophy, a replica of ward Jim Coddington singlehand- j .
T.O.A. bowling team took one the Secretary's trophy will be edly assured victory for the NAT-
of three games from the dental awarded to winning team for per- TC quint, scoring three baskets
clinic corpsmen to lose their first manent possession. immediately after the overtimE-
encounter of the season. Although Details of the preliminaries will started, and then connecting for a ?
Felles of TOA. held both high be announced later.Bowling free toss after Bill Clark had madea ?
game average for the night, the setup. Memphis was held score-
corpsmen managed to come up Starts less the whole xtra stanza.

with two of the three games played Coddington was high point man o + P,
Both teams showed lack of i For Ship's Co. for the Air Raiders with 11 points. 5

practice and arrangements have but leading scorer for the evening al'1
been made to strengthen the T.O.A. Officers Jan. 29 was Johnny Ferda of Memphiswith y .c
M f
.earn considerably. Men representing 20
points.MEMPHIS y
T.O.A. were Felles, John- : Tim Ship's Co. Bowling League MEMPHISG
eon, Stehenson. Meyers, and Fra- got underway recently at the Alleys F TP
zee, who acted as Captain of the I in the Ship's Service. An Of- Lebed, f 0 1 1
team. Frazee has invited all handsto ficers' League is scheduled to starton Camp, f 2 0 4 S
watch some really hotshot bowl- January 29 with an 8 team Ferda, f 9 2 20
ing next Tuesday against T.O.B. league. Lange. c 4 1 9
at the ship service bowling alley. Results of the first evening'smatches Mangano, g 1 0 2 fL{
I were; Taylor, g 2 0 4 y..
Mr. Sutton, Officer in Charge Girvin, g 1 0 2
TEA (1) 2 MAD 1
has recently stated "Locker and --
barracks inspections by the school ((2) Totals 19 4: 42
Dental 2 TOA 1
staff has shown improvements, JACISONVILLE
The tentative 8 teams in the Officers'
and all hands should be complimented G F TP
on the efforts put in on League are: Administration Johnson f 4 2 10
Training, Dental, TEA, TOB, TAI,
making their barracks a good Fanek f 2 1 ::5
Civilian 1 and Civilian 2.
place to live in. These inspections Cudd, f-c 0 2 2
.will continue and become a matter S. 5 Henningsen, C 4 2 10Kuehl.
of routinue." g 0 1 1

t Four DivisonsTie McNay, g 1 0 2 TWO IMPORTANT CONFERENCE games were won by the

Coddington, g 5 1 11 NATTC Air Raiders from the !NATTc' Memphis Hellcats at Memphislast

CAPTAIN'S TROPHY For FirstIn Clark, g ..: 0 10 I weekend, by stores ot ., L to 42, and 51 to 49. In the pictureis

shown one oi" the main reasons. High up in the air, taking pos-
AWARDED FOR HIGH IntramuralsDisbursing Totals 21 9 51 session of the ball as it came off the backboard is Al "Whitey"
Second game: Henmngson, Air Raider ace, who contributed 21 points in this, the
INTRAMURAL TEAMSOn TOA, TEA and MAD Win Again, 51-.19 final game of the two game series. Henmngson is No. 22 in the
are entrenched in a four way first Keeping their Conference record dark uniform, while players identified in the white are: Lange ((18)
place tie in the Ship's Co. Off-Duty spotless, the Air Raiders once Memphis center; and Mangano \t22) Memphis guard. '
1 1, and
May September
Basketball League, as a resultof more turned back the efforts of
tain's January Intramural 1 of each year, the' will"Cap-be their victories in the second the Memphis Hellcats In the sec- for this contest, contributing 21 SHIP'S SEnYICOTICE

Trophy" week of play. Three games are ond game of the two game series, helpful points plus his usual out- February 11 is St. Valentine's -
played nightly on each Monday, winning another close victory by standing game of floor play and Mew of
Wednesday and Friday. the score of 51 to 49. rebounding. In second place was Day shipments

On January 15, TOB defeated The second game started much Memphis Guard Eddie Girvin with latest style Jewelry, Per-

.f TAI, TOA was victorious over the same as the first, with tire lead 19. fumes, Special Greeting Cards
TSK and TEA downed TCT. TOB held by one team then the other, JACKSONVILLE and other appropriate itemsare
led 23 to 8 at halftime and length- until late in the first half, when G F TP on sale. Orders for flowers
ened it to read 38 to 22 at the the NATTC Air Raiders pulled Johnson, f 2 1 5
f. game's end. !vans hit for 15 pointsto away to a small lead that was Kerr, f 0 1 1 will be taken and sent to any-

1 lead TOB and Clay made 9 for worked up to read 26 to 21 at half- Kuehl, f 3 2 S one, anywhere anytime. Our
the losers. TEA managed to slip tinve. From that time on, they were Henningsen c 9 3 21 Special Order Department will

s t; past TCT 25 to 23. TCT led 13 to never headed, but the Hellcats seriously Clark, g 2 0 4 handle requests for House-
10 at halftime, but the Electricianscame threatened in the waning Panek, g 1 2 -4.
hold furniture.
i back to win. TOA won 23 minutes of the contest. After hold Coddington, g 2 2 6
to 19 from TSK, led by 7 pointsof ing a ten point lead throughoutthe Stillman, g 1 0 2
Doerrler. second half up to the last four TONIGHT!

.. January 17 found Disbursing minutes, and with two local main Totals 20 11 51
t. :,,. ; trounce TTS by a score of 71 to stays out on fouls, Memphis cut MEMPHISG Naval Air Training Conference

24, with Beaver sinking 24 points!!; the lead to 51-47 with only two F TP GamesNATTCenter
..". le t I Hospital Division defeat TTM 32 minutes remaining. Charley Olsonof Lebed, f 1 0 2 Air Raiders \H
.;i to 28 and MAD defeat TOB by a Memphis was fouled while Camps, f 1 0 2F"crda Cecil Field. NATTC Auditor-
;.,Jr \ 39 to 20 score. shooting, and converted both free f 3 3 9 ium 2000.

I January 20 TOA eked' past TAE'by throws to bring the score to 51> Lange, c 3 1 7 FRIDAY
: I a 26 to 24 score. Giascaloni was to 49. With only two seconds left, Olson, c 1 4 6 Alit RAIDERS vs NATTCard I
high with 12 points for TOA, while Olson was again at the free throw Mangano, g 0 1 1 \\' Island (Texas). Audi-
Leonard led the losers with 10. line, with two tries to tie up the Kilborn, g 1 1 3 torium 2000.
score on a foul shot and a tech- Girvin 8 3 19
Other for the g Admission - Free
games evening saw
TEA easily roll by. TAI by a 42 to nical foul He missed both of them, Support jour tt'am1!!!!!
and time ran out Girvin 18 13 49
as vainly Totals
i. 7 count, and TCT defeat TAS 48
I tried a long shot from back court.
awarded to the Ships Company Division to 29. Pearce made 18 points for Al Henningsen was back ia form
amassing the most points TCT, while Leland. hit 7 for TAS. League Standings And ScoresNAVAL I
every four months in the NATech- Approximately 72 per cent of
TraCen Off Duty Athletic Pro- Eli Whitney got the Idea of a the area of Arizona consists of AIR TRAINING ATHLETIC
gram. cotton gin by watching a fox claw- government lands, or SO per cent CONFERENCE: : STANDINGS TC Memphis 49. C
w." 1w.Frt.
Tu. NPFS Ottumwa, 66 NAS Glen-
There will be five different ing feathers from a pullet throughthe when military installations and defense NATTC J rkM. >nvil, ) .... 4 Q 1.01)0) ;
Sports by which each Division can close-stt slats of a chicken corporation plants are add NAS UUumwa .... ..... 4 0 1.04)0> view, 36.
NPFS Ottumwa 51 NAS Glenview
NAS J..Ii.onvllle I 0 1.000 ; -
get points and thereby win the coop. Cbriiti ..
NAfB (orIus' I 0 l.oov 33.NAS .
trophy. Those Sports are: Basketball NAfB r..n..tJla l ....... I 1 .(,' Banana River, 40; NATB .
Tourna- NATTC Ward eland .. I I 00> >
Bowling Volleyball
NAS B.nana River ..... 1 I .333 Fensacola, 35.
ment, Tennis Tournament and All SWilllIDerS NAS Whiting, Field .... 1 :I .833 NAS Whiting Field, 46; NAB
Horse Shoe Tournament. Winners NATTC Mrmilui....... 1 I .260 Banana River 45.
in each particular league and tour NAS Dalla ............ 0 4 .000) ,
J. Initial workouts are being held this week at the Swimming NAH (ilenvevr ......... 0 4 .000> NAS Jacksonville, 62; NAS St.
nament will receive 100 points to Pool, Bldg. 614 in preparation for the Naval Air Training Athletic NAS M. Simons .. ..... 0 4 .tOtl Simons, 51.
their scoie. 0 Conference NAS Jacksonville 65 NAS St.
Swimming Championships. All berths are still open. ;
'The trophy, itself a eplt'ndid'in- There is no limit to those who can participate, or size of team. Naval Air Training Athletic Simons, 41.NA'I'TC .
centive for each Division to go all The purpose of the meet is not to establish new Records, but to Conference scores: Ward Island 57; NAB
out In their Sports participation urge participation with Personnel of each command. Anyone who NATTC Jacksonville, 51i; NAT- I Dalla* 3a1NATTC

will be displayed in a prominent can swim is requested to contact Mr. Welch, Phone 8283 or 638. TC Memphis, 42. I Ward Island 59; NAS1.
place for everyone to see NATTC Jacksonville 51; NAT- Ilnila4 4&


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SA.. TYEbiGi1\l.l.a: : (S DELEGATES TO TilE REGIONAL Safety Conference held here r- ,'
r ic t \; u : last Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday pose for a station photogCONrER -
I t HERE rapher during a brief recess in the opening session Monday morning
.- : : (Right* Between the scheduled meetings the safety men took time to examine various safety and
.'. ''t-.1.1 ,.,. '-.,.. "-'. Q...,+. accident prevention devices and equipment on display in an adjoining room. (Lower left) Captain E. E,

S i., "' .. Saunders, head of the Safety Branch, Office of Industrial Relations, Washington, and Bob Taylor, NAS
'\-.1.' J. Safety Engineer, go over last minute details in preparation for the meet last Friday. The conferencehere
":\...<' 'i: was the second in a series of three scheduled to take in every naval activity in and near continental -

&a' ".. ,<) % : United States. Alameda. Calif., was the scene of the initial i l conference.
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t ketball team to please contact him.

II Hospital I ; Well, nothing seems to have come

of it but Chief Wright came to us
I again and asked if we would allow -

ChatterBy his boys, the Junior Varsity
j I team of the NAS Varsity, to use
I 1 our name. In short he wanted us

L Lois! Everhart to sponsor them so that they could

Although it's rather late in the get to play. We granted him that

reason to begin basketball, a few By Chief J. .... wish. They now have the Club as

i boys have gotten together on their I i Free beer will be I a sponsor at no cost to us what-
liberty days and organized a Hos ever.
days from 1400 to 1600
pital basketball team. The fellows i bers and female & Some mention has been made ofa

taking part are Roselle, Head, suIt of a motion CPO Golf Club tournament by
Cohen. Galloway Beechum, Moss, Board of Governors Chief Jackson of the entertainment

itellams, Morgan Lash, Conley, Club on 13 January. lommittee. If any of you chiefs
a ,Yr and Hall. H. Sutcliffe, Ph-
Long have ideas, please contact
\ who stay a little later any
M2c, has taken over the coaching ernoon a steak dinner Chief Jackson, Hangar 116, or a
duties and a great deal of interestis for a nominal fee. Chief Nelen, Machines Division,
being shown by all participating. A&R. You might also contact
The disadvantage of not having At the last
Chief Jim Wirthlln ext. 338 or
a gymnasium in which to prac- voted to be given the leave the idea, written up with
\ tice limits the time for workouts. Club was turned over
the bartender on duty at the club.
Practice is held on an outdoor representatives. It Seventy people dropped in for
: solely for nursery
court when the weather is
Sa per-
: missible. One held Shoemaker and Mrs. Bingo last Tuesday. Chief James
scrimmage was the "Pappy" Hughes and his wife werea
with the NAS varsity basketball plained to what use reverie.'I
lucky pair-winning six of the
be put to President
traveled to NAS St. Simons Satur- team, and though our boys were
President Malone and 28 games played. Mrs. Leona Behr-

ii I WHITECAPS I day with the men on one of the ence defeated was, a gained great deal in of that experi-they members. ends, a guest of Mrs E. Damask,
was another exceptionally lucky
Navy buses which had square learned their weak and strong At one time Chief
winner. She not only copped the
By Skipper Edge, SpS2c wheels. Try to convince us thatit points. Prospects look good for asked us to insert an
column asking all free game, but walked off with the
,{ Rumors are flying! Don't you didn't. I dare you. It was a good league competition, and the boys interested in grand prize-two quarts of cham-
will b let's'
e trying so give
know what to do ? The WAVES three-hour practice tor Horseback them all our hard pagne. .Seems like she's been the

received news that soon another riding. We never missed a bump support.. other unsuspecting first double winner.It .

AlNav will be out stating that we the whohe way. If it knew what a t might by chance may be a little late, but here'
may sign till July, 1918. The barracks spring was, it would have run-the Many of our staff are participating pathway. a vote of thanks to Chief Pierce
in the "Fun For All" Tennis
buzzed as everyone ask other way. Not complaining, no who was responsible for the ex-
the same question: "Are you goingto I love to ride horseback. But on_ Tournament, beginning Friday, Can you prance? Do cellent chow at the club's New
stay?" That is the mystery. a horse. Plus bringing back a big January 17th. This may not be a pie mama makes? Years Eve buffet supper. The chief
glory, a good time was had by all. nation or wprld wide sports event, I
Some can't wait to sign page nine, Recreation Hall has become a member of the Boardof
others can't decide, and a few say The WAVES were housed in the but it's fun and relaxation for and see if you can Governors and is doing a fine
staff Thisis
no more. Where else can you get : conference room of the Adminis- many of our personnel. enough to win a pie job there, too.
three meals bunk tration Bldg. as they had no the first opportunity our doc-
a day, a be self Remember, there The turnout
for the
and have had to show Tuesday
tors nurses
trained for WAVES stationed th-ere. It definitely -
your job, a swimmingpool and refreshments.
night movies could be greater. Let's
in back entertainment served the purpose. their athletic abilities and there'llbe
your yard -
show Chief Booz and his
muscle but in the capable
a sore ,
free, plus check twicea On many '
a 23
pay Thursday, January, the
end, tired and smiling faces. Amble around on assistants, Parky Ward S2c, and
month? That's
for And I'm two basketball
me. teams
journey # to the hospital library I' Al Fanelli, S2c, that we appreciatetheir
not alone. So we wait to Texas to
patiently meet teams from Dallas -
hear the soothing efrorts and that we want this
for the final go-ahead signal. Bet- and Corpus Christi. Flying this Patients and staff personnel en-
which the Red entertainment to continue. Remember
ter think twice, gals. I. time so we are hoping for a much joyed a night of fun at the dance gracing its music i the movies start
promptly at
The WAVES Basketball team smoother trip. given in honor of the Rainbow and I 2000.
listening relaxing
Girls, January 14th. Tine auditorium
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. YA WANNA FIGHT? I was gaily decorated in every
color of the rainbow. The orches- ,
tra from Malnside offered a varied .. ..L__ .

'''I program of popular music, and I 9

,- during intermission, the song i I
"Somewhere Over The Rainbow," i

was played honoring the girls ,
Sandwiches and fruit punch wen-
served! by members of the Red

Cross Canteen Corps in the ,
e lounge. This monthly dance given
;: '- by the Hospital Red Cross is an .

enjoyable feature to look forward I .
to. I
?" j
j. *. I

AlAI Chief Evans, now on terminal { I
reave, will be eligible for dischargeupon

his return. | r
I i '

Chief McLean, formerly here on t
duty was transferred to Key West, !: ;
Florida -

A speedy recovery* to Captain I, ; t--' !r t t

Summi-rs. who is now a patient on'I I5. j'
(( recovering from a surgical j I
'operation. -
j' 4L

We vxtend a hearty welcome to ,

Sam Brown, CPhJT. who reported L -

aboard for duty 16th of Januaryto _
I add to the much-needed staff
a personnel. S .
.._ N __
Dra. Troutman and Mastersonhave -- -- --

i returned from a well earned NAVY CHILDBEN ATTENDING nearby Venetia schi.-u took

ICojero, OMlr. who i attached: to the Naval Reserve Armoryon leave, and we don't want to seem part in Arbor Day celebration on 17 January. The event there
the Southside didn't miss a good bet when Max Baer signed up selfish, but we are glad to have coincided with the inaugural meeting of Girl Scout Troop No. 69
there last Friday. He pot the ex-heavyweight champ to give hima them back on duty with us. which is also composed largely of Navy youngsters. Included in

few pointers--and "Slapsie Maxie" Hosenl>loom. himself an ex- the photo above are left to right, Joy Melton, Barbara Lee Mellor,

champ, seems to be the unwilling sparring partner. Al hopesto "Happy Hunting" to Dr. Mead- daughter of Chief M. B. Mellor; Rose Tully, daughter of Chief Tully;
take over Gabby Marek's crown a< Colden Gloves heavyweightking ows who is going down Georgiaway and Barbara Carter daughter of Lt. M C. Carter, all assisting in the
next March: In N"nv Y ,n-k to pick off a few quail or any planting of a tree alongside the wall of the school.

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