Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: February 27, 1947
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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Vol. 4-No. 48 27 February 1947

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



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Ottumwa Takes 1st Place 1I I Red Cross Fund Drive (

: :In 47 NATAC Swim Meet ill Be Conducted AI


a; NATTC Jax Takes I REPEAT- 1946 TRIUMPH NAS From 3 31 Murch

Third Place; NAS y With the slogan, "The Red Cross Carries On," the 1917

Jax In No. 4 SpotA Red Cross Fund Campaign was being readied here this week
lor the official opening of the drive on Monday.

Backed by President Truman and SecNav James For-

veteran Ottumwa PreFlight .. I estal, and with Captain Anthony R. Brady as honorary

Swimming Team, defending chairman here, the effort at NAS will be an intensive one.
champions in the Naval Chaplain" Robert J. Baird will serveas
1 Air Athletic executive chairman of the cam
NATA ConferenceSportsmanship paign at NAS and will work
'- Conference made its return
r" througl, representatives from each
l here a notable occasion as I department Captain Robert As-
4 the strong aquatic squad kin will head the drive for the dis

':. easily copped the twodaymeet hAW4 Awards Offered trict.
; held last Thursday and
awards will be
t Friday at the indoor pool. ; made Sportsmanship to the outstanding team and I A PROCLAMATION
The Ottumwa natators compiled I player following the close of the All commissioned! and Chilian .
"!.,. a total of 82 points, far ahead of season of every major sport in the personnel at the Naval Air Station -
the NAh Pensacola team which NAT conference by Rear Ad- Jacksonville, Floridalll
placed second with 41 markers miral Frank D. Wagner Chief of be asked to contribute to the
The local NATTC Jax outfit was Naval Air Training. It was an- 1917 Fund Campaign of the
., third with 31; NAS Jax was fourth nounced this week. American Red Cross!' between '..
""" with St. Simons of March S and March 31.
. 2-1j; Georgia At the close of each major sport .
I!_; -fifth with six -'point, uilu .iiAo;; season, each parUcipating: coach While the end of major hostilities -
Glenview, Ill., last with one tall>'. and his team will name three Individual In World War II has reduced
Only one record waa broken during opponent players and the a few of the problem of
the meet. Joe Martin of Ot- three opposing Conference teams Red Cross service to the armed i ,
tumwa cracked his own standardIn f whose conduct and good sports- forces', the bulk of these problems -
the 100-meter freestyle event I4 manship have been outstanding loom as large as even
which: he negotiated in 1:01, clip- ) ,pga throughout the season. recreation, morale hospital! .:4'
ping a full' two seconds off the old ron TilE SECOND straight year the Ottumwa Pre-flight team Both individual players and up- needs, emergency financial aid, ... \
mark. copped the Naval Air Training Athletic Conference championship posing teams will be designatedby family communications and
Not only were the spectators swimming meet held here last Thursday and Friday with 8 points. first, second, and third choice problems and countless others. '1 i
treated to some of the top mermen Shown above after Rear Admiral Ralph Davison had presented them for the award. After all the votes Thus it Is t'speclallaproprlate ': i
in the nation, but a gala aquacade with the relay and team trophies are, left to right, Bill Tapley Jack are, in, the outstanding player and to have for the 1947 campaign
staged by one of the finest water I Martin J. H. Higgins, and Johnny Menary the outstanding team will be determined slogan: "Your Red Cross dust! \
ballet groups in the country.The --- --- ------ by the total points each Carry On."
Fitzsimmons sisters, Joy have earned in the poll. The Na'alIr Station has an I
and Jean, granddaughters of the NAS JAX TO RECEIVE PLAQUE I unexcelled reputation for 100

famous boxer, Bob Fitzsimmons Service To per cent response to all worthy
Delivery :
displayed their unusual rhythm calls, and the Red Cross! needsof
swimming technique and were a FROM THE BRITISH ADMIRALTY Housing Area RenewedBy 1947 will be just as vital to j

real hit with the crowd. But giv- Store our well-being as In any of the
Rear Admiral Ralph Davison, Chief of Naval Air Ad Commissary
ing the Fitzsimmons girls plentyof darkest years of the war.I .
competition for the spotlight vanced Training, will receive a plaque, commemorating the Starting the first week of March, I I therefore proclaim the period -
were 12 lovelies, members of the training of British naval pilots at NAS Jacksonville duringthe the Commissary Store will make I March S to March 31 as
Water Ballet, who highlighted the deliveries for purchases made at the official 1947 Fund Campaign
from Captain P.Y.. Wooten British
war ,
program with their fancy antics in years the store by enlisted personnel or at the Naval Air Station,
the water. attache, on Sunday, 9 March. their families residing on the Naval and call upon all concerned to
Churning about in the water I The plaque is one (of a number being presented to NavalAir Reservation or in Dewey Park. give generously according to
with three spotlights trained on Stations In the United States Deliveries will be made on Mon- their means.
them, the glamorourf gals in the by the Lords Commissioners of the LT. 1IOLCK: CAPTAIN'S AIDE, days and Thursdays to the NAS -Rear Admiral Ralph Davison
ballet formed many Interesting designs -I British Admiralty for their workIn housing area and on Tuesdays and
aviators. Fridays
and training
The) big crowd attending both the recent war, several Lt. De'an Houck aide to Captain Purchases on which delivery is Being conducted simultaneously
During throughout the country, the Red
must be made from 0830
and night sessions Anthony R. Brady, NAS Com- requested
the afternoon hundred British Naval pilots Cross Fund Campaign will run '
were provided with plenty of com- were trained at U. S. Naval Sta- manding Officer, since 1 August to 1200 and the delivery will be through 31 March. With much,Remaining
made the between 1300
edy from some of the best-known tions under the auspices of the"Towers" 1946, was detached yesterday from same day
to be done for servicemenat
.. and 1630. A charge of lOc will be
Two of NAS Jax for with Com Fleet-
contedy divers in the U. S. training plan. Many of duty home abroad and in hospitals
made for each to cover
... the "funny men" were Clayton the pilots trained right here at Air West Coast for further assign- delivery the organization is seeking sixty
the cost of this service -
: and Frank Snary who kept and familiar ment as Landing Signal Officer
;;. Mains. NAS Jax were a sight (Continued on Page 3)
;... (Continued on Page S) aboard this station during the dark No mention was made of a fcuc:
: Battle of Britain. cessor to Lt. Houck.SECNAV '
days of the
As an expression of gratitude on f
,: AIR KAIDEIIS WIN the Royal Navy's part, and also to SPEAKS I II
record the success of this achieve
i The NATTC Air Raiders copped I
ment in the field of Anglo-Ameri- '
the Seventh Natal District SecNav Forrestal urges t ffictency -
basketball tourney held at Key I can collaboration these commemo and economy to prom to I
West, Fla., Monday and Tuesday rative plaques are being presentedto Congress that the Nary tt the ,
the Naval Air Stations concerned. -
by dropping NA8 Banana best-run goiernment agency! in,
.I Ricer and Green Coty Springs. The plaque is mounted on a the U. S. (Sff editorial on Pity :
wooden base and will be unveiled
4 i. '
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Sailors From The DANMARK Learn All

I About U. S. Naval Aviation On NAS Tour c W/14 ,," ,-,,1

fly Janet Boyle. bpSlc( I model 1 pupils:-"but-what-- th-ey-said: and the Naval Hospital preceded :". i
to each other over the intercom a short stop at the indoor pool t f
Carrying out in a small way the might or might not have pertainedto where the Naval Air Training AU; i
Navy's good will toward all to link hop.." A few of the men Ie tic Conference swimming me' l I
nations foreign policy, fifty sailors I also were given a demonstrationof was in progress The tour was con- ..,..
from the Danish training ship, the Gunairstructor, synthetic cluded at the NATS hangar where T, s 'fi
DANMARK, were given a brief gunner's training device for fighter the sailors watched an R5D from w a
glimpse of naval air training meth- pilots Coco Solo land on the runway and :
ods on the station last! week. Operations Tower was the sec- taxi up near the hangar bringing i
The. majority! of the men in the ond stop, where a minor feat was I back to the States four survivors
group, which comprised about half accomplished by fitting all fifty of the PBM crash in the Antarctic H ? ) w.
of the complement of the sailing into the tower at once. Despite The crash survivors, much to the \
vessel, are in the primary stage of Instrument weather, the future obvious excitement of the youthful Ii i
the six yearj' seamanship training mariners had a good view of the Danish sailors, were introduced to _
required for Danish :Merchant Ma- I hangars and runway area. the group :f
officers At the Assembly and Repair In addition to cementing better .
.1'ine officers must have shops, the group was divided Into relations between the two coun- i
nL two years aboard a sailing five smaller touring parties, each tries, the tour added considerably ,...;t
vessel two years on a steamer led by a chief who explained the to the meager knowledge the 'I I
and two years in the Danish Mer- Intricacies of naval aircraft over- Danes have of aircraft as their e r 1
chant Marine Training School. haul and repair to the sailors. country has few airports and fewer :
the tour at Ground Aviation Chief Metalsmlth Arthur I small planes. The Naval Air 4
Beginning, the sailors despite lan- Schaffer, leader of one of the Station looks forward to seeingthe FOUR SURVIVORS OF the PBM crash in the Navy's south ,\.. (
Training difficulties, were given dem- groups, stated that the men were men from the good ship DAN- polar expedition 'Operation Highjump," stopped briefly at NAS ',1,i
onstrations guage of instrument flight unusually alert listeners, "with MARK again, when possibly jet Jacksonville last week enroute to Washington by NATS. Pictured "-I) ion
In the link trainers.; particular interest in aircraft engines aircraft and other aeronautical the ladder outside the four-engined transport, they are, left to I
procedure WAVE Sonnenberg, link Instructor ." miracles become part of the naval right J. H Robbins, *tRM2c.; Owen McCarty CPhM; W. G. H. Warr I
said that the men were A drive past officers' quarters air training program AMM2c; and Lt. (jg) John Kernsr 4



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1 1Jt '> ;i.""' '\' ; ; Navigation Again

Conducted At NAS ..

From the time men first began,

to sail the seven seas, they have|)
been navigating by the stars. Tot

day in the age of the atom bomb;

and the supersonic plane, the NavYI
still concerns itself with celestial

In Building 141 here at NAS,
f I eight enlisted men and two officersare

studying the intricacies of this
ancient science in the Link Celestial I

I Navigation: Training School
I which reopened on 3 February
s Ak.i9 The school was established by
I' the Chief of Naval Operations and i

set up under the supervision of the

: Office of Naval Research, Special
Devices Center

The officer-In-charge is Lt. E.
P Palm, and the instructor staff
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consists of A. McClure, ACMM; E.

R Druhan, ACRM; and D W.
Sellers AMMlc. Chief McClure

reported here from NAS Memphisafter .

a : attending the LCNT School
at the Link factory in Binghamton
New York and the Naval Air Navigation

p$< 4 School at Hollywood, Fla.
c Chief Druhan came to Jax from
NAS Miami after getting his ra-
: dio experience in a PBY squadron

I I in the Pacific during the war.
Sellers was ordered here for
duty from NAS Pensacola after

graduating from a LCNT school
tht I'e. Before that he graduatedfrom
the Link Trainers Schools at
both NAS Jax and Pensacola
4,1 This recommiisioned'! school 1.1

A of ten-weeks duration and the
graduates will be qualified to operate -
and maintain the trainers In

addition, the students
o ov are given a
al BAR l; practical course in navigation including -
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pl radio, dead reckoning, and
+ s x- celestial. The officers attending
t sa e
w k M.IMMM will act as O-in-Cs of the LCNT
THEVRE SHOOTING THE STARS again at -NAS.- :- Link Celestial- Navigation-- Training is again being given at Bldg 141 after a long units where they >. a ignd. .....

period of inactivity In the photo at the upper left, Lt. C. T. Babcock: W. L. Hoi low ay. ACEM: R. J Cowan, AMMlc; and C O Erickson, The first class'')is due to be grad- ,

I Sic, plot their position while working a problem in an LCNT. (Upper right) E. R. Druhan, ACRM, ]lectures to the class of eight enlisted men uated 11 April, And the second

and two officers (Lower left) D. Z. Beard, AMM3c, plots the simulated track of a trainer on a celestial night while A. McClure, ACCM, class will convene. two. weeks later. ,

looks on. Lower right) Chief McClure explaJns the terrain mechanism and the plate used while working dead reckoning problems J
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Three Favorites TrippedIn I II Red Cross

I i CORPSMAN'SL Continued from Page 1

4 O million dollars to carry on its
CPO Golf TournamentPATTY I I CORNER. work.

Field Director Allen G Star

BERG, FAMOUS WOMAN GOLFER brough pointed-out yesterday that
1 Practically all of our ole PhM
the office here made 154 outright
TO GIVE EXHIBITION HERE SATURDAYWith I "Salta"' are due for sea-duty Someof grants totaling $649.65 to personnel -
I' the names on the Sea List are: 1946 897
three of the four favorites already knocked out of I Ij Warner CPHM during ; emergencyloans
Ily J. F. ELKK, ACMM Petted, CPHM; ; amounting to $24,091.b3;
the running, the CPO golf tourney which has been going on Nether, CPHM; Turner, CPHM; handled more than 10,000 emergency -

t all week will swing into its final day tomorrow. Chiefs McDonnell Our regular weekly in short bingo order party last I Wilhelm, PHM1; Williams, PHM1; communications; and asBiet-
got underway I
McCart. PHM1; and Doyle, PHM3. I ed servicemen and
12,309 womeain
and Robertson all slated to place high in
I Sweeney Wednesday evening with about S 5 From all of us! to all of you-"Good the past 12 months
the eliminated the rounds of or 90 ptaying This is a I "
competition, were in opening persons luck, fellows. i Enlisted personnel will not b*
",1,,,, good crowd, although we would ,
P' J'In I Medical school classes are open solicited in the campaign, but they,
like a greater turnout in the fu-
the championship! flight, ChiefPete : again four times a week in the 'will be given the opportunity t.
ture. O J. Tuck, CBM, won the
Yy Low Pressure Classroom to refresh -I contribute through their departmental -
Gushana! pulled a startling free game and walked away with
us with the Corpsman duties representatives All ofJuer
uptwt out of his bag by defeating two quarts of champagne. The i I,
and better knowledge of performing and civilian employee will be contacted -
considered i "Great SSS" ( S. Shan- !
Chief Joe McDonnell. by Stephen then duties for contributions, however.
to be the best golfer on the gula) trotted off with the grand i
Mtany I The Utter from the
To Ward B Patients: Pleas, fellows 4: following
station, two and one to play. VE prize of the evening Congratulations -
up Spray I I I II us* the ash trays providedfor I Secl'av in support of the Hd
order for this
When Chief Tally copped an are night cigarette stubs You wouldn't Cross drive was sent to all naval
cli- I of nights for once the men won the I activities earlier this month
equally surprising victory by throw cigarette stubs on your I
JJlaJW mg his spectacular game witha By Skipper Edge, SpSe( ) prizes. I I floor at home, so while you are "The President of the United
la-font putt on the J3tb hole Hey, gals.! Now that all the radiators Thursday evening found a fair visiting her at the Dispensary, use States is designating March 1-3O

to beat Chief Sweeney, five and are on, I tan hold a pencil crowd at the elub for the movies your home manners. I as 'Red Cross Month' for the 1947,

f. in my band. Tough luck: for you. You folks who are missing our Another small detail. To Visitor I Red Cross campaign to raid $6O..

me.T fop all the upsets off, Chief We're sure you all know :Merle weekly get-togethers are sure *: As one of the corpsmen said I 000,000) ) ) to finance Red Crow activities -

Bliangula pinned a two and one defeat Hamilton, SKDlc, who is in chargeof passing up a good bet Why not to visitor at the Dispensary for another year.
un Chief Robertson. There all enlisted pay accounts Well, have supper at the club>> and stay quote 'Fellow, you are supposed "In a letter dated 4 January .
was some consolation in tM fact it seems that she and Marge, Lewis for the show which starts at 2000? to remove your hat when you enter 1947, the President has requested

that Chief Ju. tiM, another favorite I SKD2c, who also works in disbursing All hands had a good time at a place of sickness unquote. that the Navy cooperate fully with

dropped Chief Etter from were among the enlisted the club Saturday evening when I That still goes around here the American Red Cross in the

the tourney to move into the semi- personnel to receive a ")(toritor- the NATTCata gave out under the Another corpsman party ia planned conduct of this campaign.
frnale four and two. I ious Mast" from Captain Brady. very capable handling: of Tommy for Friday, 28 February. Dr. I "There shall be no solicitation *t
For what* For their high efficiency Ray. "Old Man Spanley, SClc, of Burdette had the duty the last enlisted personnel in naval establishments -
1* the first flight Chief Jackson in their office and excellenceof ) the WAVES galley, sang like he couple of parties and didn't get to for contributions to tM
bat Chief Quinn, Chief Earanski
duty. Quite a thrill) W*'r* proudof never sang before. go, but here's hoping he has bet- Red Cross Fund, although unsolicited -
topped Chief Kettles, and
gals. Congratulations and that ter luck this time. All mar- of membership or
you Most of you fellows you
Chief Nelen defeated Chief Logan I contributions
keep the good work. ried folks, bring the little 'wifi" will be accepted
up we are losing Chief Merrick as
Sgt Maj AlhfM, the only I "All others, including civilian, .
of the club I want to along for a gay evening, too.
Mann entered, won the last four Again a few gala walked down president in naval establishments and plants
MleI l of the regular IS hole course the aisle. A former :MAX of ours'Steve' take this opportunity to say that Inspection was much better last I operated by the Navy Departmentwill
Candor married andis all hands wish well and we week Let's go all out and make
to U. Chief Rutter and force the I got you be solicited and urged to eon-
the 4 0 mark next week.
match to go into extra boles On on her way to Connecticut Kay sure hate to see you go. We're all ( tribute to the Red Cross Fund
f., the 23rd green Alhf finally broke Walker did it up right in a double for you, Walt, and if you ever Five corpsmen! on the "sick list Suitable arrangements for this
the first of this week!! Let'sllee
ring ceremony on 22 February at I need help for anything, the Chiefs' will
the Kw and won the match, one purpose be made d
how of
up. the First :Methodist Church in Club will go all out. It is going many you can get well Croes! with the approval ofharid in

I Folkston, Ga. The lucky man is to take a good man to fill your I for the party Friday night. cooperation with, the commandingofficer
; in the second flight Chief Phillips Sometimes reporter thinks
L. J. Matusiewicz, Sic, tAt>rM I. shoes We know that you will do as your concerned.
won out over Chief Hoydi we fail to give credit due the splendid -
Chief and Mrs A. H. Smith stood good a job on th* Board of Governors --------- --- --- ---
Chief Gallitano beat Chief Hoye, up with the coupl The bride wore as you did in the top seat I staff of doctors in our Navy. Thanks to all the Docs' at the
r Chief Hughes topped Chief Van- These men have worked hard for
brown and white checked suit Main Dispensary from u* corpsmen -
a Chief Saba CQM, of the Main-
dermJimitt' and Chief Wood bowedto many years to achieve their unselfish I
Chief Thawley. with brown accessories. Not being side OOD office, has been elected contribution to mankind, so we couldn't do without

superstitious, the wedding party ., to take over the presidency of let's take time out now for a little 'i you.
On 1 Manh
Saturday, Patty numbered 13. Buying a bungalowin the club starting the first of the applause in their behalf J
Berg, world famed woman golfer, Jax will leave the a.1
Kay Navy. month We know that you'll do ------
will play an exhibition match on Can you blame hn? Loads of I good job, Saba. Congratulations this Saturday so that the prizes JACKSONVILLE KENNEL

the local links! Patty has won happiness to Mr. and Mrs L. JMatuiiewicz. The CFO Golf Tournament progressed can be awarded at the dance Sat- CLUB OBSERVES NAVAL
about every woman's tourney in '! the week. all
very nicely past urday e'ening.'e urge contestants -
the country: including the Women II Invitations! are out to all friends I Chief Jackson: and myself expect to finish up their matches I RESERVE NIGHT SOON
,. National Open Championship, of Ruth Allen and Johnny Shelton -I the end of the tournament to be as soon as! possible
and is to show of I Naval Reserve: Night will be observed -
expected: some
to attend their wedding tak- II There is no information on the
at the Jacksonville Kennel
the men on the station a few ing place 1 March in the station Welfare job in Jacksonville Smart Bowling Tournament available, so I
Club on 14 March, it was announced -
thing' about the divot game She I Chapel. Preparations are moving; gal i I anyone interested in this tournament this week.

will give an exhibition of shots at fast for a lovely wedding. Gals who wish to check out on should check the bulletin Feature event of the eveningwill .

,". 1330 and will play an exhibition Ahem! All chiefs Chief Teddie swimming to stand pool 1 watches!, board at the club be the "V-6 Handicap," and it

match against Jack Harvey and i Jackson former Welfare gal here, please get in touch with your reporter Bingo has been changed back to is expected that a high-ranking local -

Phil Frlei at 1400. reports to us! from Carona, Calif., We've got to have gals Tuesday evening Someday we')11 naval officer will climax the

i on the thief situation. It seemsin checked out by the time the pool make up our minds! and get squared race by placing a wreath aroundthe

Ha* riMl *. 4 4SEA)-Extraction Carona, chiefs! are God's gift I opens! or we will find ourselves away on this business. Speaking winning dog's neck. Betty Jean
of live teeth not authorized ttJ the WAVES. They receive private swimming only about four hours a of bingo, we wonder if you folks Robinson, known as the "Queen of

by I his patient, Melvin Estrada, dining rooms, waitresses, and day We would hke to get a few would be no kind as to seat yourselves the Reserves" here in Jax, will
coat Dr. I* D. Orwita $4,000 Elf- all the service to go with it. A people checked: out at the indoorpool. as close to the caller's table reign over the festivities A full

tra la> elaiMd five good teeth were private room including bath, bow Th beat hours are between as possible This, will greatly aid page of the program will be Un
removed: while to was under' an about that? But, says '-reddl ", 300 and 2000.> Com on gals, let's the attendants and save wear and voted to a story of the Naval Reserve -

I esthetic. take me back to my bunk anti start swimming. tear of shoe leather I .


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27 February 1947 JAX
AIR NEWS Pago Tbij' <..


L i jf MRIN5IUEI y#, _

j' REORTER ..o

.. Af'lU5E ENTS

By Win Hough S2c ltd i i'p

QUESTION: Do you think that the
American people would rather Ip
continue the present income tax
rate or have a lower tax rate
and a corresponding reduced
budget for the armed forces?

DON McGOWAN, S2c Independence -
Kan. { >
MAINSIDE AUDITORIUM "I think that the majority of the
people in the States are in favor

THURSDAY of lower taxes now that the war
"OVER THE SANTA FE is over since they feel that a large
TRAIL featuring Ken Curtis. Show at Li
: 2000 only. Army isn't necessary .in peace ;
I time." '.
DANCE Air Station Band. Starts at 2030. MIKE CARLYLE Sic, Greenville.

"THE RED HOUSE," starring Edward G. Robinson Show at "I think the public is in favor of ,
1430 and 2000. a strong Army and Navy and don't : : ; g
care if the taxes are high as longas : : .
JUNIOR OFFICERS AUDITORIUM they" make a lot of money them- w

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY BOB DILLON, ABM2c, Pocatello. : "SONG OF SCHEHERAZADE," starring Brian Donlevy. Show at Idaho. '

2000 only. "The American people are in favor { '

SATURDAY of lower taxes, lower prices,
"LONE WOLF IN MEXICO" with Gerald Mohr. Show at 2000 and higher morals!" 7w w
only. E. M. BRUGH
S2c, Vermillion. %
S. D.

OTHER EVENTS "I haven't talked to enough people

BINGO to have any idea what the people
l'ARTY-Every Wednesday at 2000 at The Anchorage. "
ATHLETIC UEAR-Available at Mat area, Yorktown Avenue and want.
Mustin Road, 1000-1130 and 1300-4830 daily and at Gear Room, topside A. L. HILL, S2c, Galveston Texas."I .

Bldg. 726 0800.1700 on work days. that the think that the citizens feel ._____ ......
MODEL AIRPLANE SHOP-Hear of Bldg. 39, open 1200-2400 Army should be as smallas j -- -'- ---- _-"""' '\ ..
dally and week-ends. Meetings at 2000 Mondays. possible, without endangering THE COMEDY DI'FRSand the water ballet were the high-
BOWLING-Six alleys located in Mainside Recreation Building the territories of the United lights of the entertainment portion of the gala swim meet held last

No. 3. Alleys open from 1630-2130 Mondays through Fridays; 1700 States." Thursday and Friday at the Indoor swimming pool. In the top photo
2100 Saturdays and Sundays JIM MOORE AOM3c, Aberdeen, two of the comedy divers put on a real show for the folks. (Seems ,

BOXING For information regarding workouts contact LIeut. Md. like though one of them is getting a big kick out of his act.) Bottum

Comdr. A. J. Rubino, extension 503; or repot to Mainside Mat alter "The American people want a photo ten beautiful gals in the finale of their Water Ballet which
1500. strong Army and Navy, yet they was a big hit with the spectators on both nights.
want a cut in taxes." --
MAINSIDE LOUNGE-Formerly the Reception Center, located in .
the South wing of Building No. 955, is open to NAS personnel and GILLET Sic Maywood III. Ottumwa
their guests from 1000 to 2200 daily Available for wedding recep- "I think the people are in favor FURLOUGH RATES _

I ; floes by arrangement with Welfare- Officer Combination radio-pho shown of more in conservative the l Hut congressional measures as OUT COMPLETELYEffective (Continued from Page 1) W
nograph available for use of all hands.

. -1.IHltAltVI.lV'JJ.t..d---------- -.-.- -nn-. -_.-..nnd_..- .i.--._-!. -.,. -U..ln"IA..-...-......... a.DA........."Aa"'.....v._. 'D..IIAI'l".'........ election. But I do think that"the midnight tomorrow, the indoor pool ringing with. laughter / r;'.
is for .
Ing No. 3. Open from 0900 to 2100 Monday through Friday. Saturday DICK public a powerful Army all rail and bus line throughout as they went through their act.
front 1100 to 1630. Sunday from 1200 to 2100.SWIIMINU N. Y."The. Carthage, the United State will cancel The medals and trophies were
Indoor swimming pool, recreational swimming, the sale of all furlough tickets presented by high-ranking officers
1800-2100/ daily, Monday through Friday. Saturday from 1000 to 2100. people want an Army simi to members of the armed forces I: who attended this gala event. Admiral
lar to the before the
Sunday from 1200 to 2100. one war. They I on leave, furlough, or pa* In I Ralph Davison Commandant,
GOLF-Course open from 1000 to sunset daily. Saturday and Sun want conditions lower taxes" such as in normal the future perwonnH will be required Seventh Naval District, presentedthe 1
day from 0900.1700. Golf clubs are available at Golf House Bathing to pay full fare, In'lud.Inl' '' team trophy t. the winners .n
T. E. ARMS, Sic Columbus, Nebr. I and two other which
trunks prohibited on Golf Course. transportation! tax.: I trophies werewon I
ANCHORAGE' -Open daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty "The people of America want a Ttti cancellation of the ,sale by the Iowans in the ISO- ,
C cards:: and \uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason I cut want in taxes the income reduced tax to rate. They lev I I of furlough ticket follows meter medley l and the 2* 'meter ;..-,/.
Field. pre-war I closely on the heels of last j I Irnonth' relay.
els. In fact, there Isn't much in the
TENNIS-Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Train. partial cancellation Captain Howard V. Hopkins
that the don'twant
ing Building No. 726 and also on fat area (corner of Mustin\ and government changed." people which limited the reduced fare NATTC Commanding Officer, presented .
Yorktown Roads). rates generally to the territory the medals t. the winnersin
BASKETBALL Practice Monday through Friday starting S2c west of Chicago and the Mississippi the toometereyeAt which was
at 1630.: I River won by Martin of Ottumwa, who
"I'm that the American
, ARCIIKKY: -Club, located in Bldg. 899 open daily from 1800 sure broke his own record. '
people don't want another and I
to 2200; Saturday from 0900 to 2200; Sunday from 1300 to 2200. Other officers who presented
they are willing to pay anythingin of a powerful Army and Navy if it
Everyone I the way of taxes for the support will insure the peace of the world. medals to winners included Captain
WHERK TO GO ASIIOKK Antho.iv R. Brady. dinimand.
USO Armed Service Center 122 West -- -- ---- "
: Forsyth Street. Lounge I YOU CJIETT ing Officer. NAS; Captain L. F.
open 0300-2300; dormitory open 24 hours a day-with showers, shaving Sugnet. Seventh Naval District Intelligence -
facilities, etc. Officer; Captain Walter
--- C. Wingard, Staff Public Information -

BREEZES Officer; Ca.ptahRubert M
NAS WIN'i Gillett, Naval Hospital: Commanding ,

Continued from Page 1 'Lo, Jim! Fishin'r""Naw ITi I Officer: Captain B. M. Summers I
drownin' worms." I Naval Hospital Executive
during the presentation. Officer; Captain Francis L Albert/ ,

British pilots trained at NAS A wedding ring.is like a tourniquet i Senior Chaplain; and Comdr. Paul
Jax during 194445. At the other -it stops your circulation. ,, n- k r Y srj E. Emrick NAS Executive Officer.
10 Naval Air Stations receiving o I Results of tt e events were:
plaques, some of the British officers
QUIET PLEASE :50-wifl freestyle: won fcy It. R.
: were taking training as earlyas
"Was the } 'ia. 1 Y Cor< of St. SiituMts Joie.
baby sent down from y M ; MnnTM.yof
1941.! The facilities made available I i
in the United States became Heaven, Mama?" I Ottumwa. ssead; and Bill WW4 .
'. "Yes, dear." of Ottumwa third. Tim*--::eft..2.
a major factor in building up Royal .
,. Naval aviation and permitted "They like to have it nice and q 100-meter l backstroke: won by
the conversion of certain training quiet up there don't they?" ,. iI John Lewis ef Ottwmwa; Art ICglintiHi -

facilities in the United Kingdom I ? of NATTO Jax, second; amJA.
to operational use in the war Alcohol: A liquid yoodor pre. N I M. Vlrga wf rVntacol, third.
against Germany.In serving almost everything except Tim.*--I:30.6.kmeter .

I some cases the air stations I secret______ L %. freestyle: cupped by
are now deactivated, but their I h Pn...ton Miller of Ottumwa; Palo l
, 0 plaques will be presented to the for the awards. "We are most hap- McNally of XATTC Jax. :, second. ;
v &. Headquarters of the Training py to have been in a position to ) i and David Wackmfold, Ottiowwa
Command in which the station op- lend this assistance which becamea ? third. Tlni*--t:U.l.

,. erated. In just such a case Admiral effort part against of the the joint common and successful enemy," :\ 1'' t"t, Onrt-itiiftter riving (tw board) :
Davison will also
receive the
Bt.U Stauffor .f
Admiral Nimltz won by << Pw w MH>la;
plaque for NAS Fort Lauderdale, Navy's to Royal George Silvt"r.tli.r e, alto of r"ltt-
FU.. and the for NAS plan commemoratethat
achievement in collaborationis !*aool&, second; and Gorg! Kliit
1f dam i. of Ottumwa third.
deeply appreciated, and it is ,
In a recent letter to Rear Admiral IA4> .*.t .,.
gratifying to me to accept on behalf -n r iH .II"y: won by Ot-
P. W. Brooking of the Brit of those Naval Air Stations tumwa, NAS Jax seemed, aril
ish Admiralty Delegation in Wash- and to express appreciation on behalf NATTC .Jax:, third. Winning time
ington, Fleet Admiral Chester W. of the! U. S. Navy for the -I:*7 A.

, Nimitz.expressed his appreciation_frl--nu--n.llunffur' --- nt-- _..,. ,.- t.r.h.w"-:- : ...I' i "' t",.......'. .H"'I.;:.t....'' n....,..-........,.. .......t.. =urh..t:. .w.-=....,. ............:..:_ .h.,.,. .w..l...,&._.._ .".'.1''I,. _............'." 106-aster fr'_tyl..: woo by Joe
Martin of Ottumwa; Bill Wood of
! STALEMATE I Ottiimwa Ho.od; sad Joe MMIarry -
icy Harold dunes. si Calaveras Comeback of Ottmmva. third. Tim&-


6. lOO-metor t.r a..tr<*kn: won by
! tale! Higginn. of Ottumwa; Hu.M>llO'Rwurkn

of rVunucola, sealed. ;
: and J. t". Nyburg of NAS ..Jatt.thlr ,
Z' .iOtt-mrter freestyle: WUI.b1'
cr A Ronald Miller of Otttmiwa;. Ifctln
McNally of NATTO Jax, lWC4ftul;
and David WackenrelJ of Otttim-
.I H wa, third. Timo- 1:19.x.:
High-tfiving: won by Bob Stanf-
i fer of i'i.inacola; George 8 1v..r..
theme of IVnnacola second, snot
Uwtrgn Klause of Ottuniwa third.

., 200-riwler relay: won by Ottumwa -
.N J. tram of HlgginH, MartinTspIcy
l and M<-nal't"y. Tlm&-1:56.4.:(



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rage tour jAX AIR 27 February 1947

&ufs Letters To The EditorDear IT'S A TOUGH LIFE By Sleeves

J" J :f\J. !!( "" 'T':
.. Editor: : .: .. ,...,,'.., .' ; .
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EdJtorhu orflcrs Since grievances seem to be in order late- / ., e. <-<>f* "

I, "booth Wing, Loner Deck, Bldg. 930( ly, may 1 present mine which concerns the ._y>..
Telephone Intension 8184 treatment received at the Mainside Ship's ." ;
Arthur 31. Greene, Editor :'- + .
Service. :
The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the
U. S. Naval'Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida, at no Recently, four friends and I went to .. < 11)
expense to the government and in compliance with Ship's Service. All tables were occupied save '.. '::
SecNav Circular Letter (:)-:5213: 28 May 1945 Copies : ; ;
Since it
one, "employees only" was \ .,
ire distributed tree of charge at the Naval Air : :;
Ration, the Naval Air Technical Training Center empty, and not meaning to commit any
he Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Train- crime, we decided to sit there. Some minutes

ng Command, Headquarters of the Seventh Naval later, two civilian girls came over and with-
District, Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field, to..
out a word of warning demanded that we relinquish -
Jie Naval Air Gunnery Kange and the U. S. Naval
THEIR booth At that time \\e
H Dept't a 1. .
Rear Admiral Ralph Davlaon. were in the midst of our meal, ami these girls
Commandant, :Seventh Naval District
Chief of 1'oa"al' Air Advanced Training had not even purchased chits.
Now had they been reasonable would
It. Brad USN Commanding
Captain Jacksonville Antnony Naval Air Station, have been finished eating by the time they

Captain Howard V. Hopkins, USN, Commanding were ready to occupy the booth. Instead, they
Naval Air Technical i raining Center chose to call the supervisor who took their

Captain Robert M. Gillett U..S. Navai Uotpital minutes for breakfast and by insisting thatwe iI

Captain F. W. Prtestman, USNR, Commanding give up the table immediately.
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit 1 pointed out to her that a large majority -

t Lt. Col. T. C. Moore. barrack Jr.. USMC, CommandingMarine of other tables were occupied by civilian I

employees and that it hardly seemed reasonable -

CoroJr. Jules Naval F. Schumacher:Air Nunnery USN Bang, Commanding for five girls to have to pick up their e.

belongings and eat standing up so that two
Naval AualilaryrAir Station, Cecil Field other girls might have a resting place for
Cnpt. Alexander M. Hearn, USMO their purses while they sauntered around the I . door, h---IULnO\ !!!"
Marine Aviation Deuunmenl fountain. Three of us got up to make room ----.- --. _. ..

Tb. JAX AIR NEWS receives! Ship's Editorial Association materiai. for them, but they were too proud to sit be- ;' :IiIcL1lkT:
Republication of credited matter prohibited without of side a couple of enlisted .11GIl' Commercial
permission of bEA. Washington 25, U. C. Republication any
other matter, except by service publications. Is prohibited Ship's Service is supposedly maintainedfor ) "
without permission of Editor JAX AIR NEWS. the benefit of those in the Navy, and yet I II BulletinBulletins

these things happen. In the merchandise I ; ::mI
R" will be accepted until
Goal Economy! store, one practically has to start a minor space hat been filled, but no later
riot to gain the clerk's attention, and then V than 1000 Tuesday };xt. 8i30.

SecNav James Forrestal urged the Navy the clerk acts as though it was a great favorto I, FOR SALE

this week to prove to Congress that we are the shopper. 1937 Cadillac four-door trunk sedan. Must
efficient and economically oper- There would be much more harmony sell, shipping out. Barracks 7, \lTCi;.
the "most
C. Holland
all concerned if few changes could The Station has several
ating organization in America." among a Library 1937 Favkard convertible coup, U. O.
{ the Secretary empha- be made in regard to such matters.An new and interesting biographies. Ext. SHI, Seaman Bldg. 610.
In AINav 56-47
I WAVEChaplains' THE FORGING OF A REBEL is 1940 Dodge. Call Boot, ext. 804, between, .
sized that only by demonstrating the ability a long and highly personal auto- 1230 and 1330.
ounce of productivity of Arturo Barea 1935 Ford four-door. Barracks 910 or ext.
J to wring every biography a 791. Chief Tiedt.
from each dollar appropriated to the Navycan Spanish liberal. Covering his experiences 1932 Buick four-door. Good tire. .E...P, ***!EWswS"
the which / I : from 1896 to 1939, it con- Williams, ext. 663.
to receive money CornerOne
we expect tains many colorful descriptions 1946 Owosso house trailer. Excellent con
will be needed for our minimum require- of Spanish people and places. Bothas ditlon.Green. 34J7A Dewey Park Annex, H.

ments, and he exhorted all hands-officer, of the basic beliefs that make up the a story of his life and as social Lake-front lot, 100 x 43$. Forty mile*

enlisted, and civilian-to eliminate unneces- Christian faith is the belief that in Jesus history it makes absorbing read- and south swimming of NAS. W.Fin Bryan fishing, 2887B, boating Col.,

sary spending and to achieve administrative Christ we have the highest revelation of the ing.MY leg M., or ext. 8323.
Newly furnished modern two bedroom
efficiency. character of God. Before Jesus came, men house with screened porch and garage.
NOSE is another -
Since his message is so pertinent and wondered about God, and groped after the volume -which relates autobiographical what the Gas nace.kitchen Air-cooled equipment by attic and fan floor in sum fur.

timely, the AINav is reprinted below in its truth.; They found partial answers, clues here author, Hector Chevigny, experienced mer. Near schools, theaters, and bus

entirety: and there. Then Jesus came. He lived a peerless when he suddenly went blindin Dr.lines.Neighbor.$8400, easy 4789 terms.Myrtlewood Phone Rd.2-10(6., oft .a

The economic, business, and governmental life. Men saw the quality of life, with its middle of life and how the See- Lakeshore Blvd., Rlrerdale Gardens. .
Inc. of Moristown New Gas stove, table top with oven and broiler,
ing Eye, ,
task which the United States Government love, its.purity, its concern for people, its inner Jersey, served him well in perfect Excellent condition. Used forthort time
faces in the immediately ahead is one integrity. said that is God's life. $85. Also side-arm gas hot water heater
years They ing his adjustment. A former re. $15. W. H, Allen Marquette St. Phone
of enormous proportions.Our God is like that. porter and a writer of radio 2-7682 after 1700.

national debt exceeds two hundred Jesus told his matchless stories: about scripts, he gives some Information Two panels complete and all electric extra train Contact sets. Streeter Control,

; sixty billion dollars. Interest charges of five the run-away son and the forgiving father, who which have should been be of blinded help to and those to Ha.CUM,Ext.16th 368.Fleet, Green Cov Springs,

billion dollars on this debt are a fixed expenditure about Samaritan traveller who helped the those in contact with them. Three rooms of furniture includes kitchen

So, too, are seven billion dollars for unknown man on the road, about the shepherd Henry L. Stoddard has writtena .et table, living double room bed, sofa vanity bed., chest easy of ehaif draw,

the care and benefit of veterans. Eleven anda who went out after the one lost sheep. biography of HORACE GREE. era, and crib with mattress Payne',.
1212B Hancock St., NAS.
half billion dollars for the Army and Navy, And men said, he is telling us about God. Godis LEY: EDITOR, PRINTER, CRU- Double-deck bed, can be used as twin beds.

plus the expenses of running the rest of like that forgiving father, like that Samaritan SADER. This of is an the interesting life of the Interpretation ext.Complete 8322.Simmons .with ladder. and board. Shaffer

the government, bring the expenditure totalto traveller, like that seeking shep- founder of the New York Tribune studio couch $U; platform'
thirty-seven billion dollars. This is the basis herd.Jesus who will be remembered for his $6 rocker; lamp., $15.$4: ;coffee Ironing table board.I7L end ll.SOi table S3.*

of the budget the President submitted to died on a cross because he chose tobe statement, "Go West, young man, piece set of china, never used, $25. H.
Parker, 1433A Child St., NAS.
Congress.The true to his belief in love. And people cameo and grow up with the country. Baby's play pen. HUB Child St., NAS.
I In LYDIA BAILEY Kenneth holding bnthmette. 1103 Cherry fct., apt. .j
raising of funds to support such a see that Cross as a revelation of God's love Roberts again skillfully blends his- No. 3. Ext. 341.

budget and to provide for some reduction in for every man. Jesus rose and left behind an tory, romance, and adventure to Tablecloth.., NAS.Size Mrs.62 Anderson x (4. 1233B Hancock', .j j jOm

the national debt is a great burden. All of. empty tomb, and men.came to see in that res- produce an excellent historical r' bridge coat, blues, whites, size 1

ficers and employees of the Federal govern- urrection proof that love can conquer brutality novel. 38.38; chief's Phone 2.2717 whites,,Mr.size Clark 38, peacoat Matherson, aiM j

ment must cooperate with the President and and self.seeking at their worst, and John Steinbeck has also written 1

with the Congress in reducing expendituresto that; God can triumph over even that whichwe another novel, THE WAYWARDBUS. FOR KENT
This is the story of a small Sinul room double bed. Well furnished.Phone .'
a minimum. The Navy knows that no call death. I group of people who are brought 2.24111. 409 Ulmer Ave., Tlmu-

enemy forces could ever deal the Navy a For a person to say, "Jesus was divine," together at a roadside gas station. Rooms quana and Manor. small Phone
one apartment.
more serious blow than would result from means in itself very little. Men have always garage-lunchroom in central Cali- 2-1964. Mrs. Acne;..
fornia. There are amusing and Double room for couple! In private horn,
domestic fiscal and economic instability. deified other men. The Romans did it. They Phone -6028; ,
pathetic incidents and realistic details
Navy must help to forestall such instabilityby I called men gods-such men as Caesar, Aug- in the descriptions of settingsand WANTEDRide

proving itself the most efficient and eco- ustus, Tiberius, Nero. That did not speak the recording of conversations.
from Atlantic Blvd. and Hogan Rd.
nomically operating organization in Ameri- very well for God, though, if he were likenea TELL YOUR SONS by Willa to NAS. Working hours 0700; to lS4tj
to; such men with their cruelty and greed and Gibbs is an historical novel of the Phone 9-4787, In evening
to take car to Norfolk, Va. All i
ca.No question is pending in the Congressas lust for power. The world deifies men today, heyday of Bonaparte in Europe. expenses paid. Chief Plnkston, ext. 3(7. '
to the actual need for strong and capable but what kind of ? A Hitler Mussolini The book covers the period be- Riders to help drive and share expense .\
a ,
men tween 1799 and 1815: from the victorious on trip to Oklahoma City. Leaving 3 or ;
military and naval establishments to insureour a business tycoon, a movie actor. That does Egyptian campaign to the Small 4 March.apartment Chief Raeder or light ext.housekeepingrooms 8182.

national security. Differences of opinion not speak very well of God, either, to liken return to Elba, and depicts an Imaginary for service man and wife. J. K.
have arisen as to the degree to which our Him to such persons. group of people whose Buck. ext. 341.

military and naval appropriations can safely I The Christian faith, however, when asked ways lives by are Napoleon.dominated\ in various I MISCELLANEOUSIf

I' be reduced. This constitutes no valid groundfor "what is God like?" tells a story of a humble I with party who obtained wrong top coat
I an etement of (with name of Vogel on Inside I ) at
criticism of the efforts of members of Jewish carpenter and itinerant preacher suspense, is TALE OF THE Adeebs Steak Restaurant on Beaver St.,

Congress to achieve their broad economy who lived in an obscure corner of the TWAIN, by Sam Constantino, a 9-4787 Friday, arrangements evening Feb. will 14, be will made phone to j
objectives. Only by proving to Congress that world. While the rulers of the world were ex- novel of a beautiful Eurasian girl, exchange cents !

we are making every possible effort to spend ercising their power, this man went about educated young Japanese in the United lover in States the, Imperial her -

appropriated funds wisely and carefully canvye doing good, serving and helping and healing army, his crippled older a ,
obtain our minimum requirements people in need ; he was concerned not about brother, whose sympathetic under- s I

The entire naval establishment-officers, righteous people but about sinners ; when he standing and sense of fair play pro

enlisted men, and civilian personnelmustaccept was reviled, he reviled not again; and when vide American hope for photographer a new Japan,who a young be- At the Road Stanch and Mustin Chapels.Avenue Birmingham
the responsibility of making every effort the final test came, he gave up his life in came friends with the girl when ProUstsnt '

'J to eliminate all unnecessary spendingand order that every man might live. she was in the United States, anda 0730-W.Holy U Stevenson.Communion Chaplain .I

to achieve administrative efficiency in This is our clue to the character of God. lovely American redhead. In ad- 0930-NATTC Servlca--Thaplaln 1V. R. t

dealing with the appropriated funds. All In that one life we see God's sacrificial and book dition to the personal story, the 0930 Stevenson 1
gives a good over-all -Sunday School. Small Chapel.
hands should bear in mind that examples of self-emptying love. It is the Christian faith of the many-sided problem picture of Ja Chaplain W. K. Stevenson i

waste, carelessness, or inefficient use of public that God, as revealed in Jesus Christ, is the pan. 104J-Divine Albert. Service.-Chaplain F L.

monies do great damage to the interestof one living and true God, the Creator and Sus- t Catholic i

the Navy as a whole. Even a single case tainer of the world, the Redeemer of men. Los Angeles-Five inches of a 0700 0900--Mass.Ma is.

of negligence can be used as a powerful argument Chaplain William R. Stevenson. house and garage were awarded 1100-Mais.
An Outdoor Nursery for small children -
against the validity of our entire film actress Sharon Lynn when a I I. maintained between (904

: /schedule of requests from Congress.We demonstrating our, ability to make wise and neighbor court found, Mrs the building Sophie Krieger of her, and Jewish 1200.Religion Servlc. and I I.. ,' j

can best insure obtaining the funds careful use of every dollar that. is entrusted was over; the property dlvi 'ji
r- '- :we need for a strong and vigorous Navy by to us. )line. '

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'27 February 1947 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Five 'f|

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Engine O..rha.-by Carl W. A&R

Iayer.-It anoeara that certainm .. :j
standard excuses, tho' yellow and thing better? A
tattered with age, will be predominant Jean l f
'till doomsday. This remark Gray us last week to 1 :
join the R
"Lady of Leisure" Club.
able conclusion was born as a result
Jean, we certainly miss you and
of Frank'Blanton's
sworn assertion
wish 1
you much happiness and suc
that he
came by that gash
over the eye when he "ran into a cess.Walter "
door." Collins was out because
of sickness last week, but we are
i What is this fatal fascination
hoping he will continue to
that the dog track holds for some improveand
.. be back with us soon
of our sporting acquaintances
Jack Martin came in this week, JI4K
Among those present in the recent after
being out for several days
past we have noted Charlie Mar
with his eyes all swollen. When
tin, Harry Reckstine, '
Mary Deaux
questioned, he '
Rueben Bishop, John Callahan, replied that he Just S r : ,
plain had the itch. We wonder! ,
f Willis Cannon and Ed Wolff ,
not to mention certain others Engineering Div'islon-by FredE. ,,
,4 whose interest seemed centered CI 'ne-Last week Tom Mc-

f;% primarily on the bar or their companions Laughlin was your scribe but this ,. 'S'I
d k
-':. ,, week old Fred is back again.
I'" It is reported that Neil Drake is This reporter has been out of the

f! taking a correspondence course in Navy for one year this month, and

an attempt to master the native what do you know, I still don't
Indian languages. He has only been have the urge to get back in

studying two weeks and already he Strange, Isn't it? '
can speak two words in Indian .. You can see that Nick Pulignanois 1 r g o"
"Ugh" and "flow." sure proud of the new additionto

Who said that volley ball wasa his family last week. Susan:: Lee

sissy's game? Not long ago, is her name. Guess he really put
"Fingers"-Nelson injured his ankleso one over on Walt Welch by coming
badly on the E O. court that in with a box of cigars and a box

'.t. he could barely hobble for days. of candy. And they weren't "roll
I And one day last week Neil Drake your own*' either. Congratulations,

received a gash on his forehead Nick.
about an inch long. Neil probably Just when everyone was aboutto

forgot that E. O."s "gas-house forget the few days of cold ALL SHIPMENTS FROM the Supply Department here must meet rigid inspection by" 't'h packing

gang" play by the policy of "hit weather we had a couple of weeks supervisors before they are permitted to leave the station The TBM wings (above) are being shored for
anything that looks like a ball." ago, it started to rain. The canopy shipment on a flat car under the watchful eye of E D McLaughlin supervisor of the central packing I

Why one fellow we know got hit over the front door really comes In section and joiner shops. J. H. Harry, carpenter, nails the bracing on the left while carpenters R. A.
in the mouth so often one day that handy doesn't it? Moon and T. J. Kimbrell ascertain that the stanchions and braces on the rear are secure
the experience ruined his taste for If you see Darin. Curtis Mfnilr.
his favorite delicacy (pickled pigs Ingroundin a coma-i lately it's;

knuckles). I I because he is probably wondering INSIDE InspectingThe .
Sophie Geleneau claims that one about the contents of formula "X".

of the latest revisions to the N. C. For further details, ask him PUBLIC WORKS I SUPPLY
P. I. vests in her the authorityto Well we suppose everyone is ,

perform marriages. However, it being a good fellow this year and
strikes the writer that it would getting his or her income tax in f SALLIES
(-. seem confusing to be listening to early. Don't forget March 15th Lt. White, F. H. McKinley and HELEN BURNETTE'
f' I is W. V. Strpm. are on 'temporary M
"I do" on one side and "I 'didn't" the d adlin.
from seme guy answering a disciplinary :Metals, Machines &; Structures- duty at'Cecil Field for several P. J. Dempsey, S2c, checked out
weeks assisting the Public Works of the department February, 18th
action the other. by Bobby-The Machines Divisionis
on (SophieIs
Department over there. All the for a change of duty. He has been N
the personnel assistant, you getting awful choosy about the
transferred to Ottuma Iowa. We
know). hired help they require these days. girls in Maintenance miss Buddy BY CLARA E. SPEER
and are eagerly awaiting his return hope you will be very happy at
Shades of Bootsie and Sandy'! Why they need metalsmlths we
((1)especially Meriam Den your new station, P. J. BOWLING VICTOR! The Sup
E. O. may not be going to the dogs don't know, but when they requestone
but it certainly appears to be goIng (qualifications red head) we mark. A certain seaman in the depart ply Department Bowling Leaguehas
'. to the rats, judging by the size wonder. How about this, Wysongand Captain Jones made a flying trip ment says the height of indifference culminated its season, and Engine -
Norfolk last week to was shown recently when he Parts won the champion-
of one we saw in Engine Receiving King? up to get i
recently What we need to do Mr Dickinson of the Structure his car. It had been shipped there bought his lady fair a lovely tan- ship. The trophy is theirs! The top
Is to replace one of these civilian Division is now sporting a very from Pearl Harbor where he was gerine and she in turn politely I total scores are as follows: Paschal;

guards with a couple of big, fearless rough but quite full mustache, and last stationed.J gave it to another suitor. Tough I Jones, 509; Frank Reiter, 463 and

cats. gives as his reason that he wantsto H. Lee is taking over the duties luck Ross, but.you shouldn't show Irvin Tate 446. .

Administration and jrersonnei- prove he has red hair. Right, of supervisor of Personnel that you care by pouting all day.E. The enthusiasm of the boys wax-

by Wynona. Spur The time Dick? Only what hair? Unit. So if y'all have any personnelnot T. Cook ACMM, says beingin ed so strong that some of them
section has again cracked the We Identify our Division Planner ( personal) problems, just take the sick bay isn't too bad. That were swept right into the "Dog
-. headlines. They have started a by the hat he wears but Mr. 'em to "General" Lee I But be !is, as long as attractive WAVES House." However, each member of

bowling team on their own; we Jones, will you please keep it off sure you have your supervisor's were taking care of his sacro- the team avows that the trophy .
1 .. just hope it keeps up. Pearl Schaf- the trash cans? They are strict permission first. Congratulationsand iliac (1). I don't mean he was looks good to them, and ways wortha
; fer says she's going to bowl too ly for trash. good luck, Lee. singing "South America Take It session in the "Dog House."

if she can Just remember to turn M. A. Jones and R. LeVere, the Messrs. Boyer Griffin, Megonl- Away," either. This is actual, factual Our Administrative Officer, JackR.

loose those great big balls faster two WAVES in the Metal Division, gal and Dauphin are attending ], etc. Sharpe attended the :Mardi Gras

than Spurlock does. are both on the basketball team. classes each week in connection W. H. Kirk, S2c, wishes to inform in New Orleans, and reported a
This bowling will take up partof They reported a nice trip to Orlando with the Work Improvement Program his enemy that letting the most interesting trip. He and Judy
that extra time that Barbara but they didn't like the They will receive a diplomaat air out of two tires of his little drove over. Their absence gave the

Merck has on her hands since she rough roads down there. the end of 52 weeks. yellow jeep wasn't a bit funny. doting grandparents just the opportunity -
got that big diamond. Who is the girl in the Metal! Among the newcomers this week Especially when he found it out the wanted to look after
Inez Dixon was all smiles and Division who got so excited when are E. L. Alvers in Design and too late and was right in the thick "Ricky."

radiant happiness Monday. Ask her going to the train wreck she fell Eleanor Womeldurf in Power est of traffic when he discovered The Supply Department is wel

L the time of day and watch that in a knee-deep hole? Have you Plant. We welcome you both and they were flat. Don't you think one coming the following new' employees -
u'& great big smile. noticed that Robert doesn't havea hope you will like working in this flat would have been bad enough? : Edith M. Carr, Elsie T.

.i r We're glad to hear Spencer's injured mustache anymore? Nice, eh! department.Mr. R. T. Freeland, AMMlc, says he, Chadwell Twilla E. Turner, and
lw leg is Improving. C. Sprowds and T. Pyrcz (enlisted McMahon's cocker spaniel for one, wishes all anniversaries Charles K. Pait, Fiscal Group; Betty
4k Mr. Drinkwater is wearing a big ) are on leave now. It mustbe had sextuplets recently, but he has holidays et cetera, fell on week Van Pelt Louise W. King and
y smile now, too He went down to nice to have 25 or 30 days off nothing on Virginia Walpole whose ends as those hangover headachesare Marie C. Terrano, Disposal; Hugh
visit his wife and must have at one time collie had eight little ones just ten
4i not so good when you have to L. Ryals and Odin Sweat Storage;
hours later. Don't know who's the
brought her home with him. *
I come to work. Incidentally, he and Herbert R. Parrott Inventory;
"Batching" is no fun is it, Austin prouder owner. the Missus celebrated their second William A. Marshall, Storage:
NAS Sets Enviable Russel Duguid and Clyde Brad-
: ? I
anniversary this past week. Thomas S. Williams Traffic; and
ley took the State Surveyors' ex:
'" ;. We hear that Vera Gaulden went Leslie I.
Many happy returns of the day Huggins, Labor and
last week. Both
are veteran
week-end because Vehicle Accident
home this past Freeland. Equipment.Four .
,ir surveyors, having been on
< .
she was homesick. Folks and in de
the station about five Good come go our generations were
-f.:! / Our Willie never smiles before Record In DecemberNAS years. repre
this week
partment-and we are
luck in the outcome of your ex-: sented at the gay family reunion
;I 1000. That's before mail call, you saying 'good-bye" to several long-
,, amination fellas! held recently at the home of Ruth
know. I -Jacksonville was among Vernon Barefi.*i ((Design) has termers: D. E. George ACMMP Crosier's daughter at Jacksonville
i We welcome a new sailor to our the 15 Naval Activities commended has been transferred to duty on the
just returned from a vacation in Beach. It was the first time in fifteen -
big (happy ?) family He's a basketball I for their outstanding motor-
the good ole state of "Alabamy." Aircraft Carrier FDR; T. P. Boyd years that the entire familywas
, player, too. I vehicle safety record during the Contract reports three men on ACMM, has been assigned to gathered together A delicious
Hartwick he has just lots of month of December in the Febru-
says the "ailln1 list" this week. Must Fighting Squadron I in Atlantic dinner was served and everybodyhad
trouble nowadays, but you shouldsee ary issue of the Safety Review, be an epidemic, or sumpin'! Anyway City; L. Thompson ACMM was a wonderful time. Ruth's sisteris
that big pretty smile when published by the Safety Branch of we hope that Lasek Franz, transferred to Attack Squadron visiting here for two weeks
he reads his letters from home. the Office of Industrial Relations. 4B Norfolk, Virginia; and L. W. from
I, and Brogden will be with us soon. Memphis Tennessee.
Right, Harry? It was pointed out that during We're glad to see Mrs. Heath Scholl, ACMM, has been trans
Our Chief Nagel was chief cook December 825 vehicles at NAS Florence King (Public Voucher),
(Maintenance) back on the job ferred to Oceana, Virginia. This is
i and bottle washer in the time sect piled up a total of 680,000 miles after her absence of several days a big loss for the department but has recently returned from a tripto

, t i. ,tion during the absence of Miss with only 5 property damage accidents because of the illness of her daughter we all wish each of you the best Boston, Massachusetts wherwshe
visited her husband. She
:i';' Brooks last week. We all know she reported, amounting to of luck in your new assignments.The reports
:' time off like the rest oft $370. Of the 15 other activities a good time.
/1.deserves Mr. Mima had a little luck on department welcomes a newcomer
,t: ;' us, but.we sure miss her guiding covered in the report this station the puppies one night last week. this week-L.. P. Nleberle Our sympathy goes to Ruby.
'j' hand when she's out. had the largest amount of vehicle And Joe Sistrunk's still hoping ACM, who has been assigned to Herrington (Procurement) in the

I ', ; i running Dh'Mon-by Mattie B. miles for the month.It that one of these nights his dog the Metals and Accessories Group. recent death of her uncle in Georgia

(i Wood There's not much news was stated I in the publication will come in. Seems as if some We hope you will enjoy working .

If'i. coming from Planning these days. that these safety-conscious ac- time he would accidentally happen- with us, chief. FOOLOSOrilY: Love hasnt
,' We're sure there's plenty to write tivities have clearly demonstrated up on a winner just on the law of We are sorry that L. E. Jordan changed in 2,500 years Greek
i 1 H : about, and if someone will volunteer that vehicle accidents can be prevented ,averages; if for no other reason! has been out on the sick list for maidens used to sit and listen tea

.. ; we will be glad to assist them and that accidents don't' Wonder why C. H. Murray is such a long time. We hope he will lyre all evening, too. .
: Jn any way possible. Just happen. Further, it stated I nicknamed "Puddinhead" insteadof be back with us by the time this
,'r., : There's always such things as that accidents are generally caused "Curly?" Could it be that news' is printed. that the ice barrier near which the

" I the Mighty "76" Bowling Cham I by poor attitudes, attention, somebody has a patent on that for Frank Fulmer, Inspector in the ship is docked is from 75 to 100
. ., pion (and no one need ask who lack of driving skiVj or most Important C. S. Wemp Engine Overhaul Group, reports feet high and the wind blowing oft

: I he Is), Mattle Wood's week-end by violation of safe-driv Did you see Juanita Wise's picture that he has just received a long this barrier is cold, and he, doe
trips to Gainesville; Margie Sto- i ing practices.The in the paper Sunday- Seems letter from his son, Eugene Ful i mean cold, and that by the: first of

.I vall's trip to Daytona Beach; and station's remarkable safety a shame that we have to learn of mer, AMMlc, who is a member of March the sea freezes over solid
I Kittle Allen's trip to "your guessis record and the minimum number these things from the Times.Union the Byrd Expedition and is now Now, if this little bit of cold wea.
as good as mine." of accidents is a tribute) to the Anyway, in case you didn't in Little America. Eugene is ther gets our goat here in Florida

r.\ There has been a rumor going skill and safe-driving practices of see it, her parents were announcing aboard the USS, Mount: Olympus!, I how would you like to, exchange
1',1 'j', around that the, statistical section motor vehicle operators here. It her engagement to William C. Flag-Div-Alr Group. He wrote places with Eugene? What. an acUvcntuie
"' t./ will not have to .work overtime also Illustrates the effectiveness of I pavis) of Baltimore, Md., the wedding '..... I -what sights to behold
"I this month in order to get the re- the Navy's new and comprehensive? to be an event of June 7, .In I Congratulations, Juanita:! Weyou'll .." |nl love 1 H-temporarily 01.

',' '..".'1 .; nsrt. out. Who could ask for any- driver's test. I I.I I. the. Church. of the Good' Shepherd be very, very hapn-;



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I Six NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 27 February 1947;.



of the units in the course
: Captain Howard V. H,a.kl.e, USN of Study of the Naval School, Aviation Cummitn linifCommander
I I Fundamentals (Class P> is .,,... t .
R"ihrt P. Bwb, USN Fire Fighting This phase of th* > : l
Executive school endeavors to teach the student ? 't
how to and the ; ,
Lt Comn&ndrr J. W: WillUma. USN prevent fires :
Publio Informttutn Officer best methods to employ in com .
AJi*..r to Jan Air Newt batting tires

EJUorUl Oftt..s for NATTC i>",'t! 4, Administration BuilJinn 509-AI Ivl. Eat!: 2Q. Safety Precautions and rules and
__ regulations of the Fire Mat; how
Kditor different types of fire extinguishers
Arthur T. KuuUonikolit( Sl.
operate and the proper way to
i .. breather After i i
New. rit..r use apparatus. instruction ..
i Robert J. Wrhling. Slo in these: fundamentalsthe

b All Photographs are official U S. Nave Photographs mule by WAS student goes to the Fire Mal
; Photo Lab and ."v.o'unJ.. Schooi Ph,do\ Lab unl... otherwise cretlitmi. where he Is instructed In the operating -
principles of the LaFran e.
I John Bean and the FFN-5 Cra+'\
Foam Tiwks
The student Is now ready to put ,
into actual practice what he has
i learned. Small fires are started
and each man has an opportunityto

use fire extinguisher equipment ,
t These students are ins*rudI I .
V/ ed In fighting actual burning aircraft I ''" .. .
I This is accomplished by student I ; ; .
it WHAT TO DO! WHERE TO GOl participation on an aircraft I ',< f
M that is set afire for this purpose
Again each man uses all types of

MOVIE SCHEDULE: equipment, plus the three fire
trucks. .THE WORD. *

NATTC For the period 1 January 1946 .
1IIUKM MAGNIFICENT ROGUE with Lynn Roberts and to 15 February 1947, a total of
Warren Douglas Shows at 1815 and 2015. 6,930 students have had fire fight- FROM, AVIATION FUNDAMENTAL SCHOOL
ing training and not one man hasbeen
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\ MtlDAY AND SVTUKDAY-NORA PRENTISS starring Ann injured either by using the i The Test unit of the Aviation Fundamentals: School
Sheridan and Robert Alda Shows at 1815 and 2015 on Friday and various equipment or from the serves a number of pUl'po es.
1400. 1815 and 2015 on Saturday. fires started for training purposes. ,
For this outstanding recor-l First of all, it offers a means of providing a centralized

SUNDVY-BEAT THE BAND with Francis Langford and Gene much credit< is due to Young, K. testing program where all tests are similar in form and they

Krupi Shows at 1400, 1815, and 2015 D, ACMM. Supervisor of this may be prepared in the shortest time possible. By using

%IO U.\V-NO SHOW. Basketball game between NATTC and phase and to the instructors for objective type tests we are able to have test papers gradedby
their constant of safe-
M-iintldo at 2000. Dance immediately after for everyone. Music by ty precautions and application their insistence the IBM department thereby saving instructors a great

Tommy Raye and XATTC Orchestra. that students obey the safety deal of time and also eliminating any partiality an instructor

TUESDAY-SONG OF SCHEHERAZADE: with Yvonne de Carlo rules. might tend to show for a student. Still more important, an
Recently the Fire Fighting Instructors be made of the test which is used show-
and Brian Donlevy. Shows at 1815 and 2015. analysis may to :
of this school and volunteer
a where instruction is good, adequate, or in need of improvement -
crew were
I and Sheila Ryan Shows at 1315 and 2015. working hours to assist in bringing .
a grass fire under control at Secondly, a complete record( of ----- --
THURSDAY-BOOMERANG with Dana Andrew and Jane Yellow Water. I, This information consists of thstudents
all /grades is available at all times
choice of rate to
r Wyatt' Shows at 1815 and 2015 Credit for the successful opera- prior
tion of this phase goes to Young. I i i These grade. offer a variety of i attending Aviation Fundamentals
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY-THE RED HOUSE with Edward G. K. D. ACMM Supervisor: ; De- uses. Among them are: (411 stu- School, at the end of two weeks of
Robinson: and Lon McAllister Shows at 1815: and 2015 on Friday and Groff, F H, AMM2c! Green, L. R., i I 1 dents are issued a set of grades ; school and in the ninth week of
14O>. 181S and 2015 on Saturday. AMMHSc; Hathaway G. R. Sic: which is identical to those in the school, his personnel classification : -
Lederman, D. P., Sic: and Brown, I test unit. Students are then ableto "609 form; recommendation
Yellow Water D. A.. Sic for a tine job, well done. keep a record of their progressas / from instructors of the Aviation
well as to note any discrepancies Fundamentals School: and /grades
1'lIunSUAY-NO SHOW. hpAR which show up on the grade earned in the Aviation Fundamentals
sheet. The student must keep in School prior to his interview.The .
FRIDAY AND SUDDENLY ITS SPRING with i! mind that it is his privilege to call test unit feels that it offersa
Fred Mac-Murray and Paulette Goddard. on the test unit supervisor to valuable service to the school
clarify any discrepancies which and wishes to cooperate with all
t StiNUAY-MAGNIFICENT ROGUE starring Lyna Robert and vAn show up on the grade sheet. on hands.
Warren Douglas. grades are checked constantly to Wokasch Russell F. was honor:
'.,. show which students are falling to man for Class AF2I Below is his
make the grade and these studentsare statement:
Sheridan. and Robert Alda.WtDNFDAYBEAT.
It was mighty excit'n to watch then called in by the training "When I came to AvFund
THE BAND with Francis Langford and McNally dash off in the 400 meter board to determine the cause of School I had a faint idea of whatI
Gene Krupa1HUBSDAY. free style finals at the Swimming low marks, t 31radu/ are fur wanted AETM, but alter I com
Conference last Friday night. ),(c. niahed to the selection and assignment pleted my course here I knew. for r
-NO SHOW.THINGS Nally gave the champ a run fur board and play an importantrole certain that AETM was the rate
I' his money coming in second for in the assignment of the stu that I wanted, AvFund School
TO DO-ABOARD the second consecutive year. I dent to an "A" school, (Student mote or less helps a fellow to makeup
Sparky Basketball team is los- should know that other things be- his mind on what he wants; as
FLEETS INN-Beer sold nightly 1730-2130, ing Butler who is departing for ing equal, the student with th? well as giving him a good idea of
duty as an AEM. Butler has been better /grades will get the nod on what the other rates are about.I .
Bldg. 517. Sandwiches and snacks availably I consistently an outstanding first his choice of school first) and ((4) also learned a lot of things about

l' string player and we will miss him all grades are averaged/ by sub.Jects Aviation that had been puzzlingme

BOWLING-Six: alleys in Ship's. Servio avail. I when the basketeers play against and plotted for curve tendencies for some time" .
C the Marines in the finals we st) that graphs and reports r -
able t all : : may be sent out to the various I
>* personnel Monday through Saturday, hope,
I I I The Ship's Company Bowling supervisors to show them results
1TO-2130.( League games have priority. Team seems to be rolling a high I of their efforts I AIR RAIDKKrf7tU

I average but their opponents TEB, Third a record is maintained on I N. D. Champ
were on a winning streak last' each student durilhis stay in vs.CIIARLESTON.
SWIMMING-(All Outdoor Pools Closed) Indoor Monday night Better luck, boys! Aviation Fundamentals school I I NAVAL.HOSPITAL. .

) Pool Bid 814 Recreation It was a thrill a minute to seethe The purpose of the record la to .
; Swimming Monday I
.. $ ; NATTCen and NAS simon furnish the selection and assign tteb N. D. Champ
; ;: through Friday, 1800 to 2045. Saturday <0900 to 2045. pures slug their way through the ment board with all possible mf r- i I Fri U NATTC: Auditorium. 80S*
nstic finals of the Golden Gloves mation concerning the student _
Sunday 1300: to 2045.NATTC Tournament to win first and second -- -

place Regardless of the

LIBRARY Located In Auditorium. odds these boys showed a fighting c... :: NUT'.3 ;:"lPage
spirit and such good sportsmanship t'- SE .
Open Monday, Tuesday, hursday and Friday 130) to jt that the event will remain long

%1(0). Wednesday, 1230\ to 2100. Saturday and Sun. attended.in the memory of everyone wh>

dy, 1230 to 2100. A very humorous situation arose I '?
last Monday( morning when D. D. ALL RIGHT N ",,
Davidson, S2c. the Steve Brodyof WHO'S THE WISC ",
ATHLK1IO GEAR Available at Gear Locker. Class E-35, was called on th UY THAT HADC

Physical Training carpet by our Personnel Officer.Lt. Off WITH THE ,, "
t" Department Bldg. 513. ijg( I Brunson. The conversa- N.

TKNNI3-Racqu U: and balls available at Physical tion went something like this .1
Lt. l jgi I Brunson to Davidson whois
Training Bid,. 513. : a quiet serious lad who woul.1n'tI I

'r I hurt a flea: I
WHERE TO GO-ASHORE "How did you get in the middleof '
\ the St. Johns River?"
JACKSONVILLE ACIIL'i-BWI leave at frequent Intervals "Sir, I just (coli. ," I
from new bus station at Clay and Ad.unsJanl/ e u Navy). Surf bathing 'Fell? How?" I
, and other recreation at one of worlds finest ocean beaches. Bus "Well, sir, I was just looking I
fare 25c. down and the next thing I knew 1 I
CANOEING, FISHING, AND BOATING: Cedar River on San hit the water."
Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore Bus, three blocks: from last atop on I, Lt. Brunson: "What happened I r Mr yD
San Juan. Row Boats-two hours, 5Oc; canoes-(100 per hour; motor then 1"I I
Jatt-$2.00: per hour, five to eight people per boat. "Sir, I just swam..""
I "Are you a good: swimmer I VAA" s
"Well sir, I never swam like :
that before" 11* +1i 4;&'p
4 4 .: Mr .-. te
The Commanding Officer wa> particularly pla-w>d to picas Lt. (jg> Brunson: "Then what I ;
the wholehearted shipmate spirit of all hand* In their liberal happened"
donation" to the Navy Relief It is hoped that the emergencydemand "I swam ashore and dried oft A f >'
will not 'to such, an to require the empeadituri alone at Shore Patrol Headquarters cph

of there fiindt. however, we want our nhipiiiaU to reall/e that Mr. Brunson getting tiesperat e .
we are back of them and rea.ly to help at all tinift "Then what happened" rl t r
For your information, the total amount donated by the 'Well, Sir, I just carne bark to
NATCenter! perntinnel. amounted to $1,041.74. the base and changed my clothes '

II. V. HOPKINS, Clal.t., 'U. S. N. Wearily: "Then what?" "
"Well Sir, I went on liberty! ,
Officer NA1TOV
CiHiimaiMling '
Lt. Brunsoir: "Weil, there' no' I
law against falling in a river" :

fr t .

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27 February 1947 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Sever i I I1NATTC

7th N. D. CHAMPIONS ::1


In Key West Finnls

Take Green Cove Bullets In Finals

Defeat Banana River In Semi-Finals

The Champs Playing before a record crowd of hard 2 4

wood enthusiasts, the NA Tech Tra Center's ace cage
.! defeated the Banana HiveI'_and Green Cove Springs Bullets ,

r .t" ;}'Tuesday night at Key \\'est, Florida, for the 7th Naval 11 r lR

District Championship. This was the Raiders' third game

With the Green Cove cage team, but their first victory over ''' h s, ,
the .Bullets.
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Banana River Topples 70-50 1S4 va '' Est"d
I The Raiders in the play oifs s 4'
'. Monday night downed the BananaRmr 5x
quintet for the second time
WAre1 I 1 Ithis season. Playing a bang-up

7L) game, Coddington starred with 19
1 points to his credit, as did the rest
} of the team. An interesting feature
of the game was that the local:
boys completed 14 free throws out

I of 18 helping immensely to finish ..f
Yes, we were mighty proud of with a 20 point lead
our boys who went with the NAT- I Green Cove Springs in then
TC Team to the Golden Gloves playoff game with the Key West
Tournament in Jaik.sonville The Hospital. Team scored a victory
showing that they made certainly and a chance to play NATTCenter
us something to tell about for the finals the following day
fives THE 7th NATAL DISTRICT Basketball Champions pictured above earned the title when they defeated -
Johnny Mathe will depart with Green Cove Loses a Close One I Banana River Monday for the semi finals and beat Green Cove Bullets in the finals Tuesday
the NATTC Team for Madison I The Raiders out for revenge after night at Key West Florida Members ot the crack Air Raiders squad are. left to right R. E. M'Nay, I
Square Garden where we feel sure losing two to the Green Cove J. Spurek, J. Coddington. R. G Panek B. R. Clark W J. Cudd CV. Kerr, A. C. Henrungsen" D. R.
that he will uphold his local lec- outfit started with a fast break to I' Kuehl, D. S. Johnson, G. H. WIlcox, D. L. Goodman, L. K. Stillman, K. G. Cox, Jack Mancos, and
ord. Mathe won that advancementby take in the first three minutes of Courtney manager.
taking a decision over his opponent play a 7 to 1 lead, but the Bullets ______ ____ ___ _u______----------- -- -
who outweighed him some as to repeat another
just eager
'.., thirty founds, Mathe is a heavy- I victory over the locals, had a 15-9 1 JATTC Boxers
weight and b.)iev you JJlf', he's allthf'ft' lcd in ti. fiist aUuiza. At the end AOMSHORT Capture
of the first half the Bullets were
Two of the other three Yellow leading by 2621. The second half SHOTS
Water representatives with the proved to be a different story
NATTC team worked their way I With "Whitey" Skoog leaving the : __ ___ ___:J : Golden Gloves Laurels
into the finals and that wasn't game via the foul route after scoring Tuesday the TOA basketball' '
hay! Richard Beck, fighting in the 14 points the Bullets slowly I five 42-
team lost to the TTS by a I
Bantamweight Class, and Larry lost the lead and in the last eight 39 score. The ordnancemen got off ', The NATTC Boxing Team, under the watchful leadership -
Exih, a member of Class 23 and minutes of the game it was nip to an early lead, but an injury to of Trainer-Coach Al Sinibaldi walked off with the Jacksonville
a contender for the title in the and tuck for the lead. With four I I Giacalone in the first quarter of ;! Golden Gloves Title and Trophy with every man on
135-pound bracket, lost out in the minutes to go the local boys kepta ball cut down the :
the game the team advancing to the finals, although only three won
finals 1 point lead until the last minute the
chances for a win. Last night the' Championship bouts. The final score was 25 points for
when Henningsen sank the final I
Bringing us up to the near miss, : i I TOA team got another chance to
we paw Bob Perkins lose in a split three When the final whistle Jack John Clarolla and --- -- ----
decision' in the semi-finals of the team, but without the services of Fisher
blew the locals were on the' John Mathe are the three boys the second was for the champion
360-pound class, but we also observed i I Giacalone, who will be on the in-
a tine display of rt"man-i long end of 58-55 score. I I jured list for quite a while Brown, from NATTC who won Titles, and ship Ciarolla states about his tripto
ship on Bobs part. Henningsen was high point man Monroe, Dorrler, Gilpin, and Car- therefore allows them to competein New York: "I'm glad of the
We would like to take. this opportunity -I with 18 Johnson was! second with i hn made up the probable startingfive the New York Golden Gloves chance to go" to New York, and
.. to thank Lt. Adams and 10 points and Kerr with 8 points and Forrey, Ryan Bass! Hent- E starting next week. Fisher is a hope I win. Ciarolla is from
Al Sinibeldi for their floe cooperation I for the Air Raiders, Outstanding zen, Howard, and Bender were all Welterweight, Ciarolla is a Light Pittsburgh.
and help in bringing us I players for the Green Cove and' on the bench ready for action. Heavyweight, and Mathe Us a I John Mathe, the Heavyweightwinner
through Al has passed on to the Bullets were Skoog and Succi j The bowling team will clash with Heavyweight though he weighs : besides his fights in the
boys his outstanding boxing tactics -| The Raiders journey tonight to the TAF team tonight In a delayed only 180 pounds. II I Golden Gloves, had fought only
in his weekly visits here at Cecil! Field for another conferencetilt game. The ordnance xeglers Of the three Jack Fisher' is the once previous to that in a Smoker
Yellow Water and we are most and to Banana River Saturday have won their last three games best boxer and fighter, having had I' at Yellow Water Mathe ie from
grateful j for another j and are all out for their fourth much more ring experience than Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and thoughhe
win tonight. the other two. This is Jack fourth never had any fights there admits -
Matrimony is in the wind and
Next Monday they play the local
that he around with
r. try at Golden Gloves. The first
8he' blowing a gale at present. It
Fliers at the NATTCenter Audi-
has Its ups and downs and we have' torium for the second time this Class' 18 will take leave of the two times he tried out were in the gloves a. little" when he was

a good( example of each. Our good i I season The game Monday will be Ordnance A school this Friday Grand Rapids, Michigan which is younger.
friend Supple, had his ETA all> followed by a dance with the Bowman Cox, Davidson. Fossler, close to his home at Petoskey, After taking victories on the
wrong and his Romance spun-in NATTCenter Orchestra Rogers Stanley, Theobold Ran Michigan He fought in the Featherweight first! two nights, Richard Beck wag
Who wants to buy a set of rings' | dolph and Keown will end their Division of the Golden kayoed by the terrific punching
Now on the other hand we have ------ student status and depart for oth- Gloves and got beat in the first of Henry Schillizzi midway in the
the event of the week taking place {I came through with Mathe coming er units. Last week's honor student fight of his life That was in 1944 second round. Larry Each, still
at the ),inside Chapel, Friday. up in the finals and Perkins and and high man was Thomas In 1945 he fought through to the showing the earmarks of his tough
Another single Chief bites the : Beek in the Semi-Finals By the A. Polazzato, from Long Island, final round only to lose the Championship battle the night before in the
dust but the best of luck and : time this goes to press we expectto New Yoik Polazzato has plans *o as a Lightweight Fight- Semi-Final, ran into ringwise Eddie t-
happiness to you both, Mr. and ]| have a few very proud boys in attend Penn U and study architecture ing as a Welterweight in 1946 DeCore of NAS and wa defeated -
Mrs Neilson, to be. | our midst Let t keep 'em swinging when he is discharged. just before entering the Navy, he after being knocked downin
Now the Golden Gloves boys as a Fox Mike would say. again got to the finals only to be the opening canto. Don Brutth-
.. nosed out. Since joining the Navy, ey lost' a close decision to Mike
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__ )";j he has fought many time here at I Hernandez Brutchey fought light-
f-. .S ...... :-a' ,xF v _. ....-......., ... NATTC in Snookers and at Yellow handed in the final bout changing
Water Sports writers who witnessed I style from his usual lefty tactics.
,< I the tornament, sponsored bv' the Arms fought a lefthander, and failed
[ Jacksonville Journal and Station I to solve the style of the Jax
WJHP, rated Fisher as undoubtedly man, losing out in a, close fight
the classiest fighter of the tournament Bob McDonough lost another" hair
and with the best chancesof raiser to John Ciarolla in the next: f
advancing farther in the New to the last fight of the evening" f
York tourney. From there, the and then Mathe won an easy decision -
""winners! of the New York Golden over Sanford Maxwell" who
Gloves will go: to Chicago for the outweighed Mathe by a mere 40
dvM' National finals. pounds. Mathe, osing commando
i Another fact that is truly amaz- tactics would move in close, throw
.. ing is that John Ciarolla the Light some fast punches, and then move

Heavyweight champion. has foughta out to stay: away from the powerful -
II f yf W '' W. h S1w total of'only two fights, and the Maxwell Both were tired at
aS first was in the Golden Gloves, andLeague <, the end of the bout.
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N t. 5- v StandingsNAVAL I

55 T k -
AIR TRAINING On pus Christi ..4.
Ten 11, Won Lost Pet Ward Island, 69;
NA nv Jax 9 0 1.000 SHIP'S CO. INTRAMURAL '
; '' e $5 s NETS Ottumwa 8 0 1.000 BASKETBALL LEAGUE
NAS fax 7 2 777 Team Won Loet Vet
S : NAS Banana River 5 3 .625 MAD 8 1 .883 '
4: s VATB Penacola 6 4 .600 TEA 6 1 857
t. N A TTl' Ward Is. 5 5. 500 Disbursing 7 2 .777
NAS Whiting Field 5 5 500 TCT 6 2 .750:
NAS Glenview 2 7 222 TOA 6 2 .750
-;-- NATTC Memphis 2 8 ,200 TOB 4 4 500
I'lCTDHKI) ABO\K IS the NATJt HJxmgt"amwhl'hit"'t'( ltT"---'opp; f' the Jacksonville Golden NAS St Simons 0 7 .000 TAM 4 5 .444
Gloves Championships and the trophy which was presented to Coaih A) Sinlbald) and which i If'' also NAS Dallas 0 9 .000 TAM -4 fi ,"00
Known in the photo Reading from left to right; the men are I frunt ir>w.> Don Bruuhev, tunner-up in Conference scores: TTM 3 6 373
126 lb. class; Richard Beck, runner-up in 118 lb. class; Jaik Fisher, 147 Ib Welterweight champion, NAS Corpus Christi! 57; NAS Medical 3 6 333
Larry Each, runner-up in 135 lb. clas,, and Coach Al Smlbaldi (back row ) Captain H. V Hopkins Glenview, 53 Material 0 7 000
Commanding Officer of NATTC; Bob McDonough runner-up in 175 lb. Light Heavyweight class, 1'tte NATB I'ensacola, 35; NAS Corpus : "TA1 0 8 .000
A i'HUH! runner-up in the 160) lb. JaM; John Math, Champion of Heavyweights, and John Clarolla, Christi, 30. I *TAI has dropped out of the
Champion .>)1 175 lb. class or Light-Heavyweight Division NAS Whiting Field, 52; NAS League

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Cage NAS Intra-Mural League Will Fliers Picked To Win

Close This Week : Florido ABC Tourney'

Competition in the intra-mural

basketball league will draw to a ,ti I NAS Cagers Will Defend 1946 Crown
close this week. Since the league
was divided into three sections, the i* rz J I Tonight Against Am. Legion Post 88
winning teams will compete in the
Bill KcliI, Sic
round robin to decide the stationchampi.n. j By
'4 t rR Coach Ray Pflum's crack NAS In the opening tilt tonight, the
Jax Fliers will defend their State I Cavaliers Club of Jax will face the
The first section was won by championship basketball crown tonight Perry American: Legion five The
Supply and Accounting which lost : when they meet American Fliers will play the nightcap with
only one game during the season.. % Legion Post 88 at the Andrew Post 88, rated as one of the finest
Supply trounced the strong A&R Jackson High school gym with tip- city league outfits
team twice and fought its way to off time slated for 2115 The Fliers Tomorrow night, Miami and

the top won the state crown in the Florida Dunn's Brothers will open the sec-
The Hospital quintet of the sec- 'I t American Basketball Congress an- ond night of tourney fire at 2000.
ond section was given a rough _a t nual tourney held in Jacksonvillelast The Lake Shore hoopsters will
time by the Flag Unit team for t year tangle with a speedy Tallahassee'
I first place honors, but aided by a The Fliers have been seeded as team in the finale for the evening.
I brilliant victory over Flag Unit, the top quintet in this year's Flor- On Saturday, at 1430, the two
the Hospital swished their way to ida ABC meet and will no doubtbe winners from Thursday night wilt
the pennant. In addition to an undefeated one of the favorites to cop the match buckets, and at 1600, Fridaynight's ....
I season here, the Hos- :.i .. tourney which has eight entries. winners will fire away for
pital team went to the quarter All eight of these outfits are the right to play in the finals ,
finals of the Northern Florida strong combines and will be out to The final game of the FlorI3a &)
Tournament only to be eked out snag the major prize to be awarded ABC meet will be staged at 2115! ,
by Dunn's. w again to this year's winner, the between the two afternoon winners -
The team to beat in the tour- e t prized John Z. Fletcher Trophy. This game will give the win-
ney will be the Reserve Enlisted The strongest contender the. ning quintet the right to representthis
squad which has taken all of its Fliers will have to drop in orderto area in the national ABC
five games with surprising ease. f cop the title is the powerladenLake tourney to be held in Atlanta, Ga.,
The championship game of the Shore hoop squad, one of the I starting 8 March.
league will be played Monday. 3 _._ outstanding independent quintetsin Coach Pflum's charges have one
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March, at Mamside Auditortumc the state. of the finest records yet recorded
THOUGH THE NAS boxing team came in a close second to the in the state having played some
I NATTC squad in the Jacksonville Golden Gloves Tournament, three of the stiffest competition in the
of its leather throwers were crowned champs and will journey to South.
Madison Square Garden to compete in the Nationals. Another NAS Probable starting line-up for the
boxer will make the trip to the big city eventhough he was a Fliers tonight will find T. S Ary
runner up as he won sportsmanship' award for the thrilling bout and Ed Youmans at the guard duties -
he staged' a fight packed with raw courage such as is seldom set'ni Buck Buntin at the pivot
., the ring. post and Harry Platt and Jim De-

P- The fighter Billy Cochrane, was caught by the deadly right! .rot" at the forward. slots
hand of Jack Fischer, the pride of NATTC and probably. the heir r
tighter of the tourney, early in the first round and was knocked TIGERS SPLIT
down for a short count. From then on, Cothrane was smashed and
battered across the ring for the full three rounds but the indomitable
Fischer could not knock him off his feet. Hit with everything
the ring posts out on his feet but game to the core, he took the Th' "J A.S Jax colored basketball
a ruble pounding and still managed to land a few choice wallops team: i mild ollly earn a split out
..FZ. ll' is shown above after the final bell had sounded, a badly beaten i III t ittw< games played in the last
dazed and bruised but still his feet. Other in th.' a
fighter on men 1 wet'k. hut with a little luck they
.,we pIcture are Lt Comdr. Anthony J. Rubino, NAS boxing coach and I < 'uld have taken both games. Once
trainer Biff Holstein El again TOmmyVhite took higti
The boxer on the left is Mike Hernandez, winner of the 126- scoring honors as he dropped in
pound class, who also will trek to New York to battle for national :it points for the two games as!
honors Mike fought a brilliant fight and his skillful boxing and all well as playing spectacular defensive -
around ring work left no doubt as to the decision. The enthusiasticboy ball.
on the right i is Henry Schillizzi, the 118-pound champion from Early: in the week the colored
NAS. Schilllzzi'3 smashing blows brought him two quick kayoesin boys j journeyed to St. Augustineand
the tourney and he has a good chance of walking off with the took on the Florida Normal
slt Nationals. The other NAS champ, Eddie DeCore, also won by a Y I five only to lose the game, SS-ll.
knockout in the first round on the final night and another kayo the in the waning minutes of the last

previous evening I quarter! Paced by White, who
I threw in 21 points, and Bobby
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i Gault, who contributed nine, the
Three WAS Boxers Will Compete l local team led at the half, 24-15,
Call Issued For 47 and seemed to be headed for a sure

Baseball CandidatesIn victory. Late in the game, however,
I In N. Y. National Golden Gloves j Joe McKinney, Florida's big gun,
the ath- the
spring a young brought teams to a tie and
45 liy Doug c rocket, Sic I --- ---- -- ----- -- --- liteS fancy lightly turns to then dropped in three quick buck-
Though the NAS Jacksonville I Ship. I that the final blow laid the NATTC thought. of baseball. That ets to cop the victorj.
boxers walked off with more championship -I Following Shockiey's victory: fIghter out cold seemed! to be the gt'neralltlt"a of As a prelim to the Filer-Green
crowns than other I Jim Quinn bombarded Don Win- I After seven straight victories. many horsehide aspirantwhen Cove game the colored five took
team entered in the 1917 Jackson- ters of Savannah in the first round an NAS boxer finally met defeat the first rail for baseball candidates to the hardwood against the colored -
and then a T. K. O on the Billy Cochrane was badly beaten by
ville Golden Gloves tourney, they pinned i was issued early this quintet from Green Cove
were edged out of the team trophyby Georgia boy early in the second Jack Fischer, considered to be week. trouncing them to the tune of 39-
NATTC Jacksonville, 2518. round of the 135-pound novice I the best boxer in the tourney. I'rat'tke111 begin this :Monday 32. Again it was Tommy White
This unusual paradox is easily championship bout Fischer slapped Cochrane around ', and anyone interested In who led the scorers with 13 points,
explained by the fact that the run- With two victories already cred- unmercifully, but Billy was awarded the national sport should go and Bobby Gault was second with
ners up of every fight garnered ited to NAS, Joe Steiner made it the sportsmanship award for down to Building 726 and fill nine. The Tigers led all the way,
three points while the winners picked three straight by using his left jab his courage and determination and out questionnaires, or contact.Knsign ,. and Coach Frank Dobson threw in
up five. If NAS had a few more to good advantage to take the 1 n- as a reward will make the trip to I : T. S. AO_at e\t. RO.i! all his substitutes in the closing
pound novice crown. Though the New York with the contenders. minutes of the ,
men entered in the finals, win or I game.HE
lose, they would have walked off claret was flowing freely from J I ---- -
with the team trophy. By virtueof Steiner's nose, he stuck it out to Intra-Mural Bowling FLIES THROUGH THE AIR I
the end and was awarded the split
having more boxers entered in Second
Swings Into
the finals, the trophy went to decision.
NATTC. Torres Uln IJy Kayo Half Here Next Week

A. it was NAS Jax garnered John Torres ended up the novice i The NAS Intra-mural bow lint;:
three victories out of four tries in class by pinning a vicious tech- ('' league will swing into its second 1 1I
the open class (two by knockouts nical knockout in the 160-pound 'I I I half next week in an attempt t""
) and four novices were also class when he started the sicond1 find a team to battle with the 1\1'\i ,
presented golden gloves, symbolsof round with a rush and hammered:' nine keglers winners of the fu-t li t tI' *
victory. The three open class Elbert Roberts to the canvas after half race. A rto
two of: Roberta' ribs I' 4RQ .4
were Henry Schillizzi, smashing 7
winners The Marines took the first! h'F' a
Mike Herandez. and Eddie DeCore, Then the open class fights to with comparative ease, but a'
all of whom will trek to New Yorkto decide the winning team began and expected to meet trouble in tl
compete in the Nationals at Henry Schlllizzi climbed throughthe second half from such teams as tl I
Madison Square Garden ropes to face Richard Beck Photo Lab and AnTU, both ,.1
The fine showing of NAS was After sparring for about a minute, which field better-than-averat' } .a
even more remarkable in view of Schillizzi almost duplicated his 3.'- squads.
the fact that Coach Anthony J. second, one-round K O of the previous The winner of the second halt
Rubino had little material and very night by catching Beck witha will meet the Marines to determim
little time to shape up a top-notch vicious right to floor him for a the champion bowlers of the st*-
squad count of nine. Beck got up onlyto tion.
Four Lore In Semi-finals be downed again, but he was .
After surviving the eliminationson saved by the bell. Early in the 'YN
the first night many NAS fight- I second setto, a tremendous wallop Two Games ScheduledBy t
era entered the ling for the /semifinals just about tore Beck's head off WAVES Hocpsters r
on Wednesday only to be and laid him out for the count.
eliminated before reaching the fin- Mike Hernandez wai the next Tomorrow & Saturday i

.. aU. Among these game pugilistswere NAS pugilist to show his wares, With only seven games left on
Jimmy Began, who lost a and he literally made Don Brutchylook its schedule, the WAVES basketball wits ?tr
very close decision to Larry Esche; like a newcomer inside the team will take off for Fernan (
Angle Synod, whose brilliant ropes Brutchy hit Herandez just dina tomorrow and then will dash I
though losing fight brought the once in the whole fight, opening a back here to take on the gIrls
plaudits of the trowd: ; Aaron Gar- cut above the left eye, but from from Orlando Saturday I I r
cia, who was beaten by a T. I{. O i then on Mike was completely his The WAVES sextette holds a
in the first round; and W C master It was a unanimous de- record of 14 wins against eight I .
Guthrie, who was the victim of a cision and gave NAS the 126- losses, and though they came in i I
T. 1(. O. in the first round. pound champiOnship. second in the in-town league, they 'vA
On the night of the finals, the Another Knockout scored more points than any other : ,
NAS boxers didn't seem to stand a Eddie DeCore, who had hammered sextette in the league. I --- --- -----
chance against the heavier NATTC out a two-round K, O in the Captain Skipper Edge stated Tin TC111VX muIII'iiMt' ILH-U: r ,d\' .I".t': '
boys, but Rusty Shockley surprised ,semi-finals, then took on Larry earlier in the week that she intended Button t. ai 111' ..itar'hi i lip III fit.' tit i t 041'a rtI'Hlnd: 1 : the crowd by outpointing Thomas Each in the 135-pound class. Latein to play the second team the visiting Ur l'll Cove LJulktbukbm. ',I The Bullets w,,n this
Adams in the 126-pound novice the first round he dropped Each for the greater part of the gamed, hair-raising, encounter last week at Mamside Auditorium in the
class. Shockley's long left and hI il- with a very hard smash to the mld'c.t thus giving the substitutes the action final ten seconds of play, 37-36 Reed, 6, of the Fliers. Sued, 11,
liant footwork gave him a unm,- .: :,m. DeCore's previous body they have been craving since Edwards, 3, and Pawlicki, 7, of the Bullets, are also caught by the
mous decision and the ('h'i,. .. I aril, ao weakened Each the beginning of the season! camerman as they watch the big Flier pivot man take the spherp.r .