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"Operatin Anniversary" Begins

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.. Flight Over City To Open

rf '"' Four-Day Observance Here

See Photos on Pay 2)
f _: Heralded by a spectacular display of Naval Air Reserve .

:;. \ ol.5-;No.; 13: USNAS AND NATTC JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 26 June 1917Station power, the first birthday of the new civilian Naval Air Re..
1>&,\. _ _._ will be celebrated
serve today through Sunday with the observance
here of "Operation Anniversary."

At precisely 1400 today, NARTU planes will skim off

YV the runways at NAS, rendezvous with other Naval Reserve
aircraft from Miami and Atlanta -
and, over 100 strong, will roar
,, event to a commentator in the studios .
over the city in a demonstrationof
ik .
i of WMBR in
a special "planetoground"
aerial might to set oft the four- ,'
day celebration. The planes will broadcast.
sweep down the coast over Jacksonville Throughout the country similar. '
: Beach to St. Augustine, observances will be underway, as
turn inland to Palatka, and con- the occasion is being marked on a
tinue on over Gainesville and Lake nation-wide scale.
City Radio listeners will share the ';,; Climax of the local programwill
thrill as an aerial observer, sit- be an air show here at NAS on
ting in the. .lead plane, reports the :: Sunday featuring the same "week
-- -- -- -- end warriors" who are to fly in
I the mass flight over Jacksonville
Close Railway today Scheduled from 1300 to
1630, include
Sunday's program
Express Office free plane rides to holders of lucky
numbers, a special parachute jump
,.. Here On 1 July and rescue by a Navy blimp, a sim-
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: ulated attack on the station, and
-'mow The Railway Express Office in I several other exciting events. An
Building 154 will be permanently I assortment of the latest type Navy
I closed on 1 July because of insuf- fighting planes, including jet-pro
ficient volume of business, it was I pelled jobs,,are expected to be on
'V/ 4 I I announced in Station Memorandum I display.In .
f wx. 21-47 this week. I addition to the air show,
9 However, the Company will still NARTU'S training facilities and
: deliver and collect onicial xpres

*' ... i on Government Bills of Lading err:
.., ..- .. I sent to or from the Supply Of-
Eat Navy Chow I facer" packages sent to or from
'I s ; WITH THE STATION cafe- tHe Ship's Service Officer, and

teria closed in conjunction with other non-personal express.
the A&R shutdown, civilian em- Express sent to individuals,
a.a ployees at NAS are getting a I which used to be sent to Bldg. .y
'il',' ",, 154, will to the office at the
taste:: rt .saw < > -I I tnv" !'> go
wild about it. While it's true'it I Yukon railroad station or the
means sitting down at long chow I Jacksonville City Office. for delivery *
v, Wt tables (above) and getting served after 1 July. ,
in trays on a chow line (left), The Memo also stated that if
the civilian workers are gettinga the express is too heavy or bulkyto
: '. big kick out of it and really carry, arrangements may be
*l ; think that the food is 'tops." made with the Express Companyto
Y Notice how they're "digging in" have it delivered to barracks 01
; HI in the top photo. Employees are quarters
M charged 50 cents for the noon '
meal, the same rate as naval
personnel on commuted rations Swimming Meets I
who eat their lunch at the mess. ---
hall : For Children Are LT. COL. ROBERT A. BLACK,
Commanding Officer of the Marine :

HAS Gets Five New I Slated On 4 July i TU has Air been Detachment appointed at NAR chair- I

I Grown-ups aren't the only ones man for the local observance of
] Department Heads able to participate in tourneys i Operation Anniversary"
these days.Swimming. ------
I Five departments at NAS were I I meets for children up classrooms will be thrown open to
headed by new officers this week to 12 years of age have been announced the public so that all may have %
Nursery Now Operating as the former O-in-C's departedfor I by Lt. Paul King, NAS chance to see first hand what the
I Line School at Newport, R I., swimming coach for the afternoonof program has to offer along educational -
or the Armed Forces College at 4 July at the "0" Club and lines. A cutaway version of
Kindergarten For YoungstersThe I Norfolk, Va. Mainside pools. The competitionwill an SB2C super-charged engine will
I Comdr. Alvin C. Berg assumed climax the swim classes which be on view along with several
the duties of Operations Officer have been held weekly for the mockups of hydraulics systems,
Nursery sponsored by the Navy Wives Club is now replacing Comdr A. J. Sintic, youngsters during the past two ordnance systems fuel system,
operating a kindergarten for children from three years to Jr., who reported to Line Schoolat months. and electrical systems. Station-
school age, it was announced this week. During the summer Newport, R. I. The new Oper- There will be four different keepers will be on hand to explain
ations Officer came to the station events in the forthcoming meets- I the intricacies of various items of
months children up through seven years of age will be ac- from the school at Newport. Be- the 25-yard breast stroke, 25yardside equipment to all visitors.
cepted, it was stated. i fore that he was the skipper of stroke, 25-yard back stroke, I The weekly Ship's Dance at
The kindergarten is operated daily, including Saturday, VPB-127. The squadron formerlywas and 25-yard free style. Prizes will Mainside Auditorium tomorrow
from 0900 to 1600. The rate is -_. commanded by Captain Wil- be awarded for both speed and night has been designated the "Op-
11.00 per day, including lunch. On liam Gentner, now NAATC Train- form. eration Anniversary Dance" in
one day each week, the teacher in Three Hobby Shop ing Director, before the Captain The meets will be run simultaneouslvofficers' honor of the reservists who are celebrating
charge takes the children on an reported here children at the their first birthday. All
outing in the park and playground Clubs Move Ahead Lt. Bernard M. Jones became the "0" Club pool and enlisted men'sat members of NARTU have been invited -
in the NAS housing area. Those Officer-in-Charge of the Aircraft the Mainside pool. Starting timeis to attend. Festivities will /get
youngsters bringing bathing suits With Future PlansNAS (Continued on Page 3) 1400. I (Continued on Page 3)

will be able to go wading in the .
pool under her supervision.To Jax's Hobby Shop hit a KEEPING IN PRACTICE .
make the Nursery self-sup new high in progress last week 1-
porting, many more Navy famil- when the Photography Club, Model I
ies will have to make use of its Airplane Club, and :Model Car
facilities, club officials said. Since Club all turned in encouraging reports -
reopening with expanded service, on improvements to their Organizations -
it can handle 28 infants up to two I .
years of age under the care of a :Membership in the PhotographyClub
registered nurse, 25 toddlers between was increased by seven at last
18 months and three yearsof Friday's meeting in the Hobby
age, and 60. older children. Shop. The seven new "shutter
I Since the facility is for the con- bugs" include Robert Gilmore, Ed t
venience of all naval personnel In FiesterMorton Hermon, A. W.
this area, it must be operated on a Jones, H. R Pape, T. A. Harrison,
self-supporting basis, the club em- and J. E Mayo. The session was
phasized. Unless it receives the conducted by Darwin Eshelman
support of all personnel, it would Club chairman J E
be impossible to continue in opera- I Since the meeting date was :
tion. No financial aid is received I changed to Thursday instead of I Co S4' : .3 w '..a
from the Navy by the Nursery, Friday, the election of officers will } y
they stated, except that the build- be held tonight. All photography I I j
Ing and electricity are furnishedby fans on the station are ''Ild'lJ II ? tj ,
the station through the Commanding attend. :

Officer I The :Model Airplane Club, which
Navy wives sponsoring the proj- renewed its activities last week,
ect assert that rates have been set i'> added two more members to its I yw
so low that even a seaman can af- roster as the result of an extensive i|
ford to make of the
use Nursery membership drive now being con-
and take his wife out to a dticted The two new members
.I |The cost is less than that mOVie'j Mike Hernandez and John Carter I I Ufa2.t
"baby-sitter" and the child were registered by Club President ,
be in competent, trained T. A. Harrison. I a l le
while in the Nursery. It was pointed Invitations to four major meets. I 'vp sy, a
,out that wives would find it with awards totaling close to( $6-
convenient to leave their childrenat 000 in cash and trophies, have been
the Nursery while they go received by the club k*
downtown to do some shopping The Model Race Car Club reported NOW THAT SUMMER is here *(o is vacation time. And to many naval reservists throughout' the
too. that according to a Public United States vacation time is being utilized for two-week periods of active duty to brush up on tha<
.ai; ,. The Nursery can still use some Works official a threo.inch layer of latest techniques and to maintain their Navy "know-how" Typical of these reservists on active duty am
ls.'. volunteers who can devote a, few I'I'i. concrete added to the track'would Lts, Norman J. Ely and G. J. Antico shown with R. E McCullough, senior safety Inspector' check.
.. i hours each week to the project. make it one of the most level in ing for forpwalosivedinvaporsU the tank of a gasoline haulage truck prior to its (being turned over to tha .
(Continual ea Page/ %) (Continued on Page 8) garage

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JlJtUE'S A JslMMAUY in pictures of what life! is like for men on the ground manship of Reserve pilots. ( Middle right I Gene Niemi and Lindsay Dunaway
on week-ends at the NARTU hangar It all starts t upper left i when Yeoman Henry spend part of their week-ends working on a Hellcat (Lower left) A mock-up

Grubbs, a stationkeeper, explains the program to new members, in this case J. A. panel is used by Stationkeeper Bill Hicks to show the intricacies of a Navy plane's
I Beard and L. E. Cherveney. (Upper nght Stationkeeper Maughan intructs Warren hydraulic system to Woody Richmond George McKinney, John Little, and Don I
Ellis and Edward Roundtree on the operation of the Helldiver engine using a Crim, (Lower right t In the classroom the latest develop;en.ts in the field of electronics -
cutaway. 'Middle left i Three groundcrewmen, Stanley Sale AEMlc Charles Coker, are studied by Naval Air Reservists. There plenty of things to do on the
AMM2c and E. C. Thomas AMI, hold aloft a target sleeve to show the marks- weekends to hold the interest of all the members of the organized reserve.
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_ SUPER (SHIP'S) SERVICE those cans strapped on their backsto repairs.. Ask Chief Raymond Blan-
___ __ keep them afloat. The pool puts kenship for confirmation.

4 r us in the Hollywood set you know. I Insult to Injury

Future Goings On
After 30 years service, and over
4i The social affairs coming up 13 years as a chief, "Pappy" Nol- '
shortly arc going to be worth going an was finally checked out as a
-i : to. The dope will be out as soon section leader, so I hear. .

as the arrangements aie completed What WAVE told Barney Baxterhe
for them. Myself, 1m awaitin' "
was "uglier than mortal sin?
for the barbecue on July 4th ( ? ) Hmmmm--I wish I knew.
Ity E. A. ChlpparonI, AGMM It seems as though that tune
I It is with pleasure that we !listen "It's a Sin", sung by Eddie Arnold By the way-if some of you
brownbapgers:: make the club
is Number One the Chiefs' never
to the raves of the critics on
after 1600 on a working day, you'
the dances at the CPO Club.Haven't Hit Parade, however ill! not complete
without Eddie "Gus" Graff's missing something. To hear
you heard, they're terrific.
all of the conversation and "wa
The band is strictly a knockout.The "Filipino" yell to go along withit.
'stories" at that time of day and
crowded at
"jernt's getting so
I just shooting the breeze with the
these Saturday night shindigs, we Tales From the liar
guys is well worth it. The beer is
4 / may have to enlarge it. Anyhow, I have a better time at the Sat- cold, too!! ,
you guys with the hat, if youhaven't
u7lf urday night dances: than I do any-
I made these wonderful BEEG NEWS-G. P. Hanley,
where ashore-and it's, cheaper. ACMM, has: now joined the ranksof
dances yet, come on out-we can
The wild-eyed chief who said
find nail for the brownbaggers and to our
always a keg you
"I'll eat or drink anything thatwon't
gal, Rita too.
and your gal to sit on. CongratulationsChief
eat or drink me. (The man
1 she's!
New Stuff a grand gal we
To all of the CPO's from Ban- must have been :hungry for grits.) wish you all the best. We'll be gladto
The chief dancing in the corner
come to dinner
ana River-we give you a hearty whispering to his "femme', "Let'syou .anytime.
welcome aboard. Come and
on up I and I go look at the pool,
meet the at the Club. Your
f gang Honey. 11:30: o'clock at night,
host will be CMM Orvel Longcrier, !I', too. Station Nursery
: the manager. Incidentally, the biteis %
only "five skins" to loin. I' Win<'belli MID* (Continued from Page 1) .

__ Wish You Were Here Have you noted the phone callsto Those desiring to volunteer should
: -., ,..x =' The CPO swimming hole be- the pay office come payday
EXPANDING ITS HEKVIOK: in every possible way to beet hind the club resembles Coney from the brownbnJ: uH' wives, call the Nursery, ext. 368 and give

serve the needs of naval personnel here, Ship's Service now offers Island on a summer day, and those checking up on the "lucic" due? their name to the nurse on duty

Navy wives In the NAS and Dewey Park housing areas pickupand dames with those Jane Russell Relax, guys, they never get it- Donations of toys, cribs, playpens ]

delivery service for laundry and dry cleaning. Routeman Bob shapes oo'la'la (French for the information, that is. Who belonged high chairs: and other equipment
Watkins receives a laundry list from Mrs. Y. L. Kiichalne (above) ("Wow" maybe that's why it's to the pair of trousers .
of this will be gratefully
to cover items includ) 1 in the laundry bundle she has just :banded I no crowded. Interesting and heartwarming found in the WAVES Barracks type
him. The bundle will be returned In three days, with only ten cents nights are the brown- drying room 7 We have been assured accepted by the Nursery regard

added to the regular low jutes for the pick-up and delivery service. baggers' kiddies in the pool with that they were left there for less of condition, it was announced.


26 June 1947 JAX All NEWS Page Three

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All personnel on the Port watch JAflU5NISL

I had better hurry and get their
names on the beach party list for ,
this coming week end. Even
x though the weather was very bad

on the last one, it was termed a

success and a good time was had 1 1t
by all who attended.

( I
Time has come to say "So Long"to
I four more staff members. John
I It Johnson, Nooner Wesley and Bell.
i It looks like all of these men are
'headed for sunny California and ,
points west. Good luck, fellows. : Weekday--1730' and 3000; we-ek-f'ndio-lUt! and 2000.TIIUK.SDAY .

"THE CORPSE CAME C.O.D." with George Brent.
Chief Barbarick has a little
r: trading he would like to do. The FRIDAY
DANCE, Air Station Band. Starts at 2030.
deal is this: a 4 horsepower, single
phase, 60 cycle, 1725-revolutlon
"PERILS OF PAULINE. starring Betty Hutton .
electric motor for a 35mm slide .
projector or a 12-inch nationally
s "
z known electric fan. Just drop "CYNTHIA, featuring Edith Taylor.
around the Master at Arms shack TUKSUAY AND WEDNESDAY
or call ext. 632: if you have any .
of these items.

,,,.,,,,...**- -,,, ........ 't"u ,- "THE CORSICAN BROTHERS," with Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

o 'e, RED-HEADED: : ) KVELYN KEYES: female lead In the recent The Softball team played two JUNIOR OFFICERS AUDITORIUM

.,:;, The Jolson Story," rates as our pin-up this week. With looks like games this past week winning one
and the other. On Wednesday
hers, Miss Keyes has the: keys to more than one heart around NAS, losing Slum start at 3000TIIUK.SDAY
. if our judgment is correct. ( And WHO dares: challenge our observations we defeated A&R by the score AND FRIDAY
of 1 to 0 in a very good game.
? f ? > Friday saw us throw away an early "THE GHOST, AND MRS. MUIR," starring Gene Tierney.
lead and lose to the Supply team, SATURDAY
Bsnr IN THE HANDA 11 to 2. THE CORSICAN BROTHERS" featuring Douglas Fairbanks,

s I i "0 CLtJ B" Jr.

It seems: that there Is a challenge SUNDAY
game in the making. At last Sat- "RIFF RAFF," with Pat O'Brien.

nolej urday's beach party several mem- MONDAY AND TUKSDAY;
bers of the team were on the los "PERILS OF PAULINE," starring Betty Hutton.

ing side in a game, so now the boys WEDNESDAY
Is best bib and tucker "
"CYNTHIA with Edith Taylor.
think that beat the whole
they can
all ready for Saturday night?
team with ease. Now mightbe
Have you made your rt'sel'vaI I I true, but the team wishes to "UNFAITHFUL," featuring Ann Sheridan.
tions for dinner ? ( We're plan ;:
I ning a delicious menu). And did''' take this opportunity to play and OTHER EVENTS
beat team out of
any Corp. Quar-
you know that the prize for the
ters. There it is. what
men are
i membership drawing has increased -
1 to $123: ? you going to do about it? BINGO PARTY-Every Wednesday at 2000 at The Anchorage
I ATHLETIC GEAR-Available at Mat area, Yorktown Avenue and
Ynu can't afford to stay
from the first Summer Formal, KKI) CROSS NEWS Mustin Road, 1000-1130 and 1300-1830-daily and at-Gear Room, topside
There'll be some fancy flittin' Bldg 726, 0300-1700 on work days
i Saturday 23 June. Dinner from
( I 1800 to 2100. Music( for dancing I II ,Ii on the dance floor tonight MODEL AIRPLANE SHOP-Room 4, Bldg. 913, open 1200-2100.
i by th,> Station Band from 2100. for it's time for the "Firefly Club meets at 1900 Fridays. '
e I Incidentally, get a good look i! Dance" on the "patio" of the Rec MODEL !tA'EIt 'LUn-Room 3, Bldg. 913. Meets at 1903(
Hall. be off .
Music will the record Fridays.
I and cock your best ear at the
Station Band-you may not recognize I and there'll be plenty of partnersi PHOTOGRAPHY. CLUB-Room 5, Bldg. 913. Meets at 1900(
I I we hope. So come on over Fridays
it! ,
for the fun but remember .
Bingo on Tuesdays: startingat I BOWLING-Six alleys located In Mainside Recreation Building
:W,10! with all cash prizes, is the first one who tells the corny No. 3. Alleys open from 1630-2130 Mondays through Fridays; 1700-
I firefly joke gets bounced. For 2100 Saturdays and Sundays.
I'! getting more popular all_jhe;
; time more popular and full of those who haven't yet heard it : BOXING For information regarding workouts, contact Lleut.I .
-A LITTLE OVER four weeks I surprises! Come join us next "What did the little firefly say as Com r. A. J. Rubmo, extension 593; or report to Mainside Mat after
he backed into the electric fan? I
ago a baby blut'lawithout; Tuesdayit's really a lot of fun. I 1500.
Delighted no end! MAINSIDE LOUNGE -Formerly the Reception Center located in
feathers and too young to fly, After last Tuesday anything can ,
toppled out of his nest. Unableto i happen. I I I the South wing of Building No. 935; Is open to NAS personnel and
tly, the bird probably padded We're thinking about having With the Fourth practically their guests from 1000 to 2200 daily. Available for wedding reception -

it, along Birmingham Ave. until he I Smorgasbord once a week [ I ter on us melons, we hear comin'that there are UP'j by arrangement with Welfare Officer Combination radio-pho-
t.h came to rest in front of the Wednesdays perhaps. Would our way nograph available for use of all hands.
t, WAVES Barracks Bldg. 722. you like that ? Give us the word | Thursday night. This is just an advance I LIBRARY-Located on second dec of Mainside Recreation Build
notice So I
.( Helen Brown, S2c, saw his plightS members. We have a Suggestion j you can practice ing No 3. Open from 0900 to 2100 Monday through Friday. Saturday;
on ,
, and brought him into the Barracks BOK, you know, right on the up your thumpin' yourslicln' from 1100 to 1630. Sunday from 1200 to 2100.
I and seed .
I.,, and since that time "Lit counter where you buy cigar your I SWIMMING-outdoor pools) Daily Monday through Saturday-
tle OCQ" has become a WAVES ettes and make change. We're ,; 0800 to 1900; Sunday-1200 to 1900.
l:. pet. He used to be kept in Helens looking for more notes on it'- : our special edition this week we'd GOLF-Course open from 1000 to sunset daily. Saturday and Sunday .

: room, perched on a coat gripes and enthusiasms, sugges- { like to turn our headlines to Pfc. H. from 0900-1700. Golf clubs are available at Golf House Bathing
. hanger, but now "Little Oco" has tions and complaints. The House Jack trunks prohibited on Golf Course. .
Feagin a Montgomery,
'::; free run of the station. However, Committee wants them, so stuff Al'IIOIt.O"Ope daily to enlisted personnel (with liberty
bama lad who is one of that state'sfavorite
4 he is reluctant to leave his female them in. I1 I I cards and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason
Jack has been
_. ____---1 sons. in the
friends and confines his Field ,
Marine Corps five years, and a/ he
t activities to the grove in back as statlonkeepers organized reservists begins to turn his thoughts toward XIS-Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Train.
,;1: of the WAVES Barracks. When and volunteers. I civilian doings he plans to I II ing ,Building No. 726, and also on Mat area (corner of Mustin and
. ," he Is hungry; "Little Oco" will Under the civilian Naval Air Re- go to school and to move to Yorktown Roads).

. light on anyone's; arm, but he serve program, former Navy and fornia. With the way you cali-I ARCHERY-Club, located In Bldg. 899, open daily from 1800to

'. : prefers to bo fed by Helen As Marine Corps pilots, now engagedin I civilian clothes, Jack, don't go too !, 2200; Saturday from 0900 to 2200; Sunday. from 1300 to 2200.
/ soon as his appetite has been peacetime civilian pursuits, don near Hollywood or you'll have some Everyone welcome.
satisfied, he goes right back to their uniforms week-ends to I II the
jealous movie stars chasin' you TnSUYSponsored by Navy Wives Club In Bldg. 1101.
his tree. keep abreast of the latest out of town! Hours: Monday; through Friday-0700 to 2100; Saturday-0730 to
-- ments in naval aviation deVelOP-j I A man of many interests and 0100 Sunday morning. Rates: Houny-20 cents for one child, 25 cents

maintain their proficiency at "the I hobbies .. Jack sets down fish- for two or more; Card-$6 for one child, $7 for two or more; Daily
OperationContinued stick" which they worked 'so hardto (for working mothers)-$1 from 0700 to 1800.

attain during the war years. I 1 ., I, ---- -
( from Page 1) Veterans who served as enlisted: we know, and fine to have around '

underway at 2030 with the Air men during the war also have a I when you need someone to see that Three HobbyContinued NAS Gets
vital role in this act-up. For I
Station Band the music. every things run smoothly.
,I plane in the air there Is a hardworking Another big interest of Jack's is ( from Page 1) (Continued from Page 1)
The Naval Air Reserve has had ground crew-mechanics, one in all kinds of seagoing craft. 1
busy year, both nationally and :I metalsmiths, radiomen, electron-- There's no telling just what this the country and raise track speeds Ferry Unit last week when Lt.

locally. For the first eleven monthsof : 1cs technicians, hydraulics special may lead up to right now well over 100 m.p.h. Comdr. R. M. Bagwell also left

the fiscal year, members of I i ists, parachute gers, and others could be anything from one small Two new members are expectedat for Newport. Lt. Jones served in
which keeps the plane in tip-top canoe on up to a whole fleet of and the Aleutian Islands and on Whib.
10- tomorrow night's meeting
NARTU have flown a total of
flying condition. be
seagoing ships so prepared for
C57.1 hours and indications are Recently the program was expanded I any news of Jack's future success. two new Pacemaker cars are on by Island as Personnel Officer of

, that June will surpass all other to include even non-vet-I We wish him lots of it antI the way, club officers revealed FASRON112.Lt. .

!, months in the number of hours: erans, and so now many local men know that it will surely come his Chief George Hubbard. who is I Comdr. Charles N. Conatser

are getting their first taste of way. 'I having .100-mile-an-hour certificates took over Lt. Comdr. Tony 5*.
' flown. This record it was stated
Navy life by regular week-end participation I I on hand for the re-opening
',. has been achieved by the willingness \ in activities of the Naval Siyn in local butcher Shop: "La- I of the track, announced that a | Schneider's duties as Training Officer .

cooperation, and hard wprk Air Reserve Training Unit dies-Pit ate do not briny your fat contest Is on the agend for 26 and j of VA-ATU No. 4 when the
w, on the part of officers: and enlisted here which is headed by Captain can around here on Saturday I 27 July with trophies and prizes Training Officer joined the exodus
:' men who have served NARTUr" F. W. Prtestman. I anymore" valuing close to $300. I for the Line School. Lt. Comdr.

Conatser also came to NAS. from. .
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STALEMATE the Line School.

t Cy Harold Jones, 51 \ Just Bearly Comdr.Another C. change E. Robertson took place assumedthe when

duties of
Superintendent of
ars p /.viation Training-Comdr. Shif-,
> : ley's old assignment. After Comdr..
" ;.4/ Shifley's departure last month
Comdr. Theodore H. Winters tern-'

porarily took over until the arrival .
1a of Comdr. Robertson Comdr.
U .
r 4- ,w4. Winters has been assigned to the

fly Armed Forces College at Norfolk

Winters departure also .
gave way to another vacancy
which was filled by Comdr. RogerR.
Hedrick who became Officer-

in-Chargo of IATU No. 9, Comdr.
< Hedrick, too, attended Line Schoolat

I;,. NAROLD JONii. j.'.. o, tii Newport: before coming to; NAS
" Jacksonville.\



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: tour JAX AIR NEWS 26 ,June 1947

.. ITS A TOUCH LIFE By Sleeves

::-- >.r 5 I Letters To _The Editor

Editorial Of nceaSouth
Dear Editor: :
Wing, Lower Deck, Bldg. 930 : I
I L.
Telephone Extension 8184 I wonder if you can tell me why the II I I j
Arthur M. Greene, Editor clock which used to be on the outside bulk- .,, .

The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the head at the rear of the Mainside Movie

U. S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida and was never replaced after it was taken down

printed commercially with non-appropriated funds at last year.
no to the and in
expense government compliance
with SecNav Circular Letter 45-1918 dated 12 De- This clock was a real convenience to e

cember 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge I those using the Mainside pools Since there'sno

at the Naval Air Station, the Naval Air Technical place to leave your watch, most fellows

Training Center, the Headquarters of the Naval leave them in their lockers and then haveno
Air Advanced Training Command, Headquarters or :.
the Seventh Naval District, Naval Auxiliary Air way of knowing the time. If you wantto

Station Cecil Field the Naval Air Gunnery Range take a brief lunch-time dip, chances are

And the U. S. Naval Hospital.Rear you'll be late getting back to work as time

Admiral Ralph Davlson. passes more quickly while you're in the
Commandant, Seventh Naval District
ibief .( Natal Air Advanced TrainingC pool than you realize.A .

lot of us will appreciate it if you can

Ci tajn Howard V. Hopkins, USN. Commanding Dave Stocks, S2c r
Naval Air Technical training Center ;

t''|'Uin; S. )I. Shaar (MC). USN. Commanding! EDITOR'S NOTE:
U. S. Naval Hospital
We haven't the faintest Idea why the clock:

Captain F. W. Prleauaan USNR. Commanding was not replaced. It was probably an o\erslght.
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit /
We heartily concur that It would be a big; help toswimmers / / i ;

Lt On+). T. C. Moore, Jr., USMC, CommandingUarice using the pools. Maybe your letter will / :;>
Barr.chC..I.iD. bring the matter to the attention of those responsible -
for things like's "Guess I never will get used to this business of drh'lncauto
Jules F. Schumacher. USN CommandingNaval mobiles on the beach here in Florida."
Air Gunnery RangeConxlr. hoping you get the clock.

Frederick J. Bruih USN. Commanding
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Cecil Field Commercial rt te ri t

Cart. Alexander M. Htarn. USMC Bulletin i v
Marine Aviation DetachmentThe
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terial.JAX Republication AIR NEWS receive of credited Ship'matter Editorial prohibited Association without ma. :Nt2tU.S cncl Vieuss IrnmStatiah Bulletins will be accepted until

permission of SEA Washington! 25, D. C. Republication\ of any I space has been filled, but no later
other matter, except by service; publication, It prohibited than 1000 Tut'flda3Ext.. 81SO.
without permission of Editor JAI AIR NEWS. fT 'til


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Study ContinuesBy For many weeks the most widely-read, crib $8; single; bed, complete with mattress The third volume of the now
and springs; $20; five straight; wellknown series, BATTLE RE-
non-fiction book in America has been "Peaceof I chain small table let of thelvei. R. A .
Ship Editorial Association Mind." It is the most widely read of current Stevenson 1117 Cumberland Road. PORT, covers the "Pacific war:
1941 Nash Ambaisador. six cylinder Excellent "
middle phase. It begins with the
of the which books because the title suggests one of condiion.S 111 sell or trade.
Nineteen ships Navy survived I Phone 2.7306, Schor. decisive Battle of the Coral Sea
our most deeply-felt needs. All of us are
the historic atomic bomb experimentsat Complete let of coif club with bags; and carries the action throughthe
last still under close driven almost desperately to discover peace I matched Jones irons and three Higgins up
summer are registeredwoods; with covers. Ext. SJ83:: Battle of Empress Augusta
study to determine main effects of the tests. of mind, but few discover any lasting inner Bldg.: 613 Welch. Bay. Stories are recreated from

peace. The medics tell us that every second Baby bassinette collapsible legs. new and material made available to the author -
Two transports, the USS Gasconade and unused. 7. Lt. (U jg) Urruela. ext. 4(3. I
in in land is
every hospital our occupiedby from the files of the Ameri-
at San Two double beds, dressing table chestof
Crittenden are undergoing scrutiny
a patient suffering from a nervous or drawers lirlngroom. suite kitchen can and Japanese navies. The details -
Francisco, where they will be joined by USS mental disorder. Individual pathology revealed set. Must be sold by It July. 1440B which made up the gigantic
Taylor St.. Dewey Park. Jack Seid-
at Two of the middle of
Kwajalein. operations
Independence, phase
in crime delinquence alcoholism and wits, ext. 693.
heavy cruisers and destroyer are sched- breakfast the Pacific naval war are described -
a Bedroom set 3-piece livlnjroom .t.
divorce is enough to send us scurrying fora *et, sewing machine. 1213A Han. in a non-technical, readable
uled for study at Bremerton, Wash They are rain check on a padded cell. Whenever an II cock St., NAS. Newman. form. The final part of this volume ,

the USS Pensacola, already at Bremerton, individual finds that life is just too much LIv In groom suite, breakfast set, two bedroom tells of the Navy's part In the recapture -
suites, rugs, curtains dishes pasend
Salt Lake City, now at Kwajalein, and mental hospital adds another statistic the I pans 1S32A Randolph St., HAS. of the Aleutians and the
Hughes, now at Pearl Harbor. Chief Swicegood; ext. 280. I battle fought not only against the
firemen arrive with an inhalator to revive Aerones Chief, .5 h.p. only 20 hours Japanese but also the weather. h
The venerable battleships USS New York someone who has turned on the gas. since major overhaul. Includes radio, I THE SIDE OF THE ANGELS is '
I heater new windshield brakes, running
and Nevada will constitute another group for This problem is not new. A much older lights.! Priced below market value. Contact a highly readable, modern novel 1
study at Pearl Harbor. Chief Sutherland Bldg 551, ext. I written by Robert McLaughlin, the
book than "Peace of Mind" was deeply con- 397.
author of the short stories, "A
Among vessels at Kwajalein, eight have cerned with the same matter. Paul, in all Brownie reflex camera used very little Short Wait Between Trains." The
$11; automobile radio, excellent con-
been selected as being of particular interest : of his letters after Romans, begins with the I dition. Phone 2-730, Schor. I story follows the concerns of the

the transports USS Briscoe, Brule, Dawson salutation : "Grace to you and peace from 4-piece bedroom suite, 2-piece bedroom I Egan brothers, one an unscrupulous rI
suite chrome dinette set, 2-piece living-. suave, cynic, the other a
and Fallon the USS
; destroyers Mugford, God the Father. roorft set, royal easy chair with ottoman.
Jlhind and Stack and concrete barge YOG Will sell all together; or separately, At most sincere young newsman do- ':
We know from experience that "talent home until noon every day at 1107 Allegheny ing the army the hard way. Inter-
83. The submarines USS Skipjack and Skate and beauty God gives to many. Wealth is ; Road, NAS. woven with the stories of the two
now are at Mare Island, Calif. being prepared 1941 Ford sedan Motor A-1 condition. brothers is that of general in
commonplace, fame not rare, but peace of Good tires. Ext. S174 Lt. P. *'. Bradley I a .
for special contamination studies. I charge of the campaign in which
mind is his inal of the
guerdon approval, FOR RENT both serve. This Is an interesting, f
The remainder of the Operations Cross- fondest sign of his'love." Peace of mind is well-written story. 2

roads vessels are at Kwajalein in caretaker rare because it has to be earned. It cannotbe Two-room Pearl fet.apartment, Mrs Willis, large,.,;.. bedroom 106 The eighth volume of the Lanny

status. It is likely that as studies progress bestowed upon man until he has estab- Large double room. Twin beds, private Budd series by Upton Sinclair is t

they will be used to test various methods lished good relations with himself, with oth- screened Seagle. 2044 porch Herschel Phone St. 7-52(4, Mrs PRESIDENTIAL MISSION. Lan-

developed for removing radiological contam- ers, and with God. Any attempt to achieve Room with kitchen privileges. Near NAS ny is is still FDR's confidential agent
ination. bus lines 2054 ellwood Ave., Phone carrying on during wartimein 11 11and
individual, social, or international peace 7-7959, Mrs Loggins. Algiers and Germany.

Ships which survived the underwatertest without this three-fold relationship and understanding Single Phone or 2.5930 double, bus lines Louis Bromfield, always a good e

were heavily contaminated by radioac- is Utopian daydreaming."Grace Three bedroom house, completely furnish. story-teller, returns to the field f
tive materials. Until this matter is removed. ed. 1456 Edgewood Ave. Phone 2- 244, of fiction with KENNY. With the '!.
to you and PEACE from God the Mrs Hughes.; x
the ships will be unsafe for Cool corner room with all conveniences story of KENNY is combined two
permanent occupancy Father.
Near NAS bus line. Phone 2-9014, Mrs short novels of wartime France:
but personnel can work on board Pexzulla. "Retread" and "The End of the
Chaplain John B. McPherson. Room with twin beds and kitchen prix "
them and stay for limited periods, provided t'.eeuat' Daytona! Htach.Vr1t_ !' or _see Road.

specific safety precautions promulgated by I wood Mrs. Roy Ave.W.Daytona Jordan,Beach 239 ,South-('la. Kidge- I For sports fans, particularly ,

Bulled are followed. termine effective defensive measures against Three-room apartment Phone 2-0HO: Mr., baseball addicts, J. G. Taylor _
Zink. Spink has written the story of
atomic attack. The problems seem endless. I JUDGE LANDIS AND TWENTY-

Effects of the blasts at Hiroshima and Nag- -WANTED i FIVE YEARS OF BASEBALL.

asaki are still being felt by living residentsof Ride tram Hamilton snd Poet to N A8. The author is the publisher of THE

Bikini One YearNext these two Japanese cities. Mrs Working Theus.Ride hours. ObOO to HJO. Ext. D2<4. SPORTING in the NEWS, which is received -
The manifold problems involved in the from Green Cove Spring to NAS. library each
Monday the Navy will mark the Working hours CgOO: to ItlO. Ext. 341, This book is really the biography
use of atomic energy preclude its use commercially Mrs. Jones of baseball itself and fans will recall -
first anniversary of the dropping of atomic Ride to California on or about 1 July
an -
for many years to come. It will bea Will share many incidents and controversies .1.
up n'4!' Ext. 617, Miss
bomb on the ships in Bikini lagoon. One long time before the family jalopy in the Joh nsun which are described. .
One passenger> to share driving to Corpus .
will have passed since MISS WITHERS REGRETS t
year "Operation garage will be run on uranium. Ships of the Christi Texas, on 28 June. E. J. by
Crosswords" really got underway. And in Megonigal, Public Works Dept., Bldg. Stuart Palmer and DEATH IN i
fleet and merchant marine will still be
pow- 136. 'THE LIMELIGHT by A. E. Martin ..
that one year much work has been done ered by steam turbines in the forseeable fu Pnnsenger to share driving to Brownivillv. I are, of course, for the mystery
Texas, on 4 July. Contact E. J. Mf'-' i
evaulating the damage done by this most ter- ture. Whether it be some form of jet or in- gonlgal, Duly) 136, ext 432. I fans Followers of P G. \,'odehousewill

rible of all weapons. ternal combustion, reciprocating engines, Nurse Mrs for Hicks.NAS nursery work. Ext. Sew. get their full quota of entertainment :

C But after these many months the old planes will be flying without atomic power I J I FULL MOON from his new book,

question:: is still unsettled. Arguments still for a long time. We will still need the energy TORRID TALKERS -

rage back and forth. How much damage can derived from burning natural gas, oil, and 1 (SEA-There) are such thingsas '

an atom bomb inflict? Can a ship stand up coal. "warm voices" according to sci I II II I a a 'I rI

against one if built to withstand such ence. Scientists in Hollywotd e
an So, for the moment, we'll leave the solv- tested the recorded voices of I
attack ? Will the crew be able to live and ing of atomic problems to the physicists, top stars by using a delicate Instrument I | At the Station Chapels, Blrninham.
operate a ship which has been drenched with Road and Muitin AvenM .
chemists, and other scientists. Our Navy scientists which converts vocal I

radio-active water tossed up by the explo- and researchers will continue to seek sounds into electric impulses which mo NATT Protestant Service: ('hlll.lain R L.

sion of an atom bomb in a near miss? What out the answers to these puzzling questions.In heat a copper wire. Don McNeill, Mtirphy,..
toastmaster of the radio 1045 l; neral Worship Service WIt
will happen to instruments, hull, guns, radios the meantime, we'd do well to assure that the Breakfast Club, had the program warm- SUvrnoonCatholi.

food, and other essentials when exposed our natural resources of other sources of est voice-sending the thermometer 0700-101., *

to atomic radiation ? energy-coal, oil, and gas-are conserved to up to 138 degrees F, He outtalked I OOO-Ma.1100 I -Mass..

It will probably take many more yearsto the best of our ability. We may be dependent such famous voices as Bob An Outdoor Nursery for'' small children
Hope, Sinatra U 0000anj
Gabriel maintained between
assess all] the damage at Bikini and to de- upon them for years to come. and Lowell Thomas 1200.


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26 j June 1947 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Five

I', Shop Committee Elections I

Will Be Held On 4
) (., .si s ar g' vg August

.p .
Elections for shop committees ployees in the department or
t i. will be held throughout the station group. These petitions rue to be
on 4 August and the nomina- submitted to one of the election supervisors -
ii ions for committeemen will be held The na.nes s..ld:; to a
r14Z during the week beginning 6 July, petition will not be publish! 'd and
it was announced last week I will be held strictly confidential by

Five shop committees each com- election supervisois
1 ; rtiC posed of three individuals receivingthe Each depni'ment head has tles-
r highest number of votes cast ingated an officer and a m*?:dent
by the employees In each group, number of civilian employees: to
will be elected. The five groupsare act as election supervisors.; Pufoi'c!
Assembly and Repair, Public Works election supervisors; are
Works, Supply Inspection and I Comdr. R. E Ford, E Whitting.
: Miscellaneous. ton, A W Wilds, G. D. Fairclotn,
I \ Nominations will be made by the and F R. McCully.
M ; submission of a petition naming Election supervisors for the Sun-
one or more nomines, signed by I ply Department are It. Comdr. :M.
not less than 5 per cent of the em- L. Beall, F. E. Mendel, C. i*. ..uig-
: A land, J. II. Walker, N. Jo (on, J.
Overhauling A&RTHOUSANDS I F. Greene, and J. W. Ilerriam. Jr.
Inspection election supervisors
WIIIL} of A&R "'. are Lt. (hg) L. G. IicAh&.c., L,. S.
workers were enjoying vacations Summersill, and Helen Burnttte
last week during the two- i <-.1 Designated to act as Election
week shutdown, hundreds of :iA:, supervisors for Assembly: and ,Repair -
maintenance workers were rac- : are Lt. Wayland Triplett, W.
ing against time to complete A C. Vaughn C. E. McPherson, R.
scheduled projects before the A. Scott, Sr, W. T. Neds, T L.
deadline. From one end of the :.,. Roberts, F. G. DuPont, E. D Henn,
plant to the other, workers were w R L. Garcia, E. S. McCreary, F. L.
, busy installing new machinery, Cline, W. T. Pyburn, J. J. Brewer: ,
i laying new floors, painting, J. R. Wilson, Foy Howard, W H.
, cleaning vats and tanks, and Yeats, T. P. Roberts, H. M Rock-
r making long-needed repairs torwarweary wood, and Mildred E Golden
machines and tools The election supervisors for the
! (Above) Panics a il r<.up, rent Miscellaneous Group are A O. Anderson -
in the air conditioning room receive Civilian Personnel Officer;
; a general overhauling. Ruth J. Hill, Aviation Training:
(Right) A new grinder is In- Albeit A. :Marchant, Sr., Yard) De.
stalled in the department's ma- < khr partment; and Robert W. Hall, Industrial
chine shop. Scenes like these! Relations.
were being duplicated throughout ; r es All employees in a pay trus on
A&R as'malnt'nancl''C\\"!! t > the date of the election are eligibleto
made ready for renewed opera- vote (ic:{cc it su )ei'v. ..nd
tion next Monday. those employees appointed fcr per
iods less than one year) and eachis
entitled to cast one ballot
INSIDEPUBLIC To be eligible tor n Ption
b'ffE $ SUPPLYSAIL1ES and election as Shop Committee
. WORKSBy ,' man, an employee must be auiong
i. = 'W those eligible to vote in the elec-
-- w.o- MARY RODGERS /) tion and must have been employedfor

Around the Plant by Sea- "" II- I The entire department wishes not less than one year. Shop
nor Kirsehenbaum The hut- \ Dub Faglie, the mail clerk, a Committeemen serve for a period
of .
down period" is drawing to an after being completely overhauled. speedy recovery from his append. one year.Information
end and all of us will soon be back The water-wash system has been I ectomy. Dvb's cheerful personality I tion will be concerning the bulletin elect
posted on
together again. Those who were and strong-smelling pipe have been
completely rejuvenated, new wa- boards in each .
on leave will probably relate the ter lines were installed in the missed by all these past two weeks By CLARA E. M'EbRVACATIONS i department.ment

good times they had, while those Dope Spray Room, the air-condi- I Gaston W. "Stoney" Stanford -. Seems that a lot ) spent last week at Jasper
of us who remained will be able tioning system has been overhauled says he is resigning this week to of folks I with her moth ,'r. who is n'!'
to tell them of the things that to insure cool working condi- take a fling at private business. our are away on vaca. Edith i Mattox (Procurement) hasa
were done or happened while they tions during the hot summeri I Good luck, Stoney'Dot tion. Beulah Wise is taking some right to be proud of her ton
were gone. i i months, additional safety precautions Nassit in the File Room of her excess, leave on a motor Freddy. After returning from some
We would like to take you on have been installed, and could probably make the National trip to South Carolina. Dur- of the bloodiest encounters in the
a short tour of the Main Hangar, I many other general repairs are no- League in baseball if she were a wood Potts (Shipping) spent his Pacific only eighteen months ago,
relating some of the changes made, ticeable. With all this happening, boy. She ran into the Ad. Bldg. vacation in Pennsylvania. Lillian he has completed high school, at.
so you can see for yourself that I the chop has still been able to per- out of the rain the other day and Weathers ( Fiscal) has goneon tended Jacksonville Junior Col-
A&R hart had a fairly good "going- form a little of its regular work, made a perfect hook slide down the a trip with her husband, who lege, and is now a Junior at the
over." having to occupy part of the hall No hits, no runs, and no bruises works at A&R, to Colorado Springsand I University of Florida.
As we enter the building thru neighboring Fabric and Clothingand she says Kentucky Amy Wilmot Amy Shaver, who recently visited .
the main entrance and pass thru Paint Shops in order to do so. Henry Melzer says he's been (Inventory) is back from her vacation Edna Mills, formerly in Sup

the offices on the left, we can see The Paint Shop (614)), although hearin' bells in Material Section at Jacksonville, having spent Beach.part of. .the. time ply for three years, has received
that there has been a new coat of sparsely manned, is still doing lately, but they're still so far away Funkenstein (Administrative Flora from her a copy of The Foghorn,
paint applied to the complete area work which is being sent in from i he hasn't been able to distinguish away for two weeks in South Carolina ) is NSD San Pedro, California opner
of offices. Windows also have been God only knows where. : what kind they are. Wonder if ole I . Sadie Browning (Ir Almost two pages are devoted to
brightened by cleaning, and the I The Carpenter Shop (I486)) is a ,I Dan Cupid has been playing tricks tory) is spending a two-week vacation -I I pictures and the story of MrsMills' .
general appearance is one of clean- beehive of activity as they are on us again. visiting relatives in North two sons who rendered con
liness. busy supplying lumber, frames E W. Crews ( Power Plant No. Ca rolina. spicuous service in the war. Robert
Going out into the hangar, we mounts, and what have you to all ), Junior Vice-Commander of the SOFTBALL Mills, who trained at NAS Jax,
pass the Electric Shop (712), Prop activities. In addition many car- 12) District of Florida, Veter- GAME: Support served aboard the USS Hancock as
Shop (713), .and the Hydraulic penters are busy with construction of Foreign Wars, attended the Team your Supply when it Department Softball an aviation radio gunner. He was
Shop ((716)). Here again, we no- work throughout the plant State Convention of that organizalon ville goes to Jackson presented with the Air Medal with
tice evidence of either painting, (putting in floors, bolstering doors, in Sarasota last weeK. Mr. Beach Sunday, June 29th, to one star for torpedo-bombing attacks
with the
window washing or general clean etc.) 'I Crews says that some good laws Sea-Side tangle "Dolphins" of the against Japan. Lt. Newell
ing.Keeping On the social side, we who remained were passed at this convention and place. League Bill,Rountree now in first Mills, who was reported missing in
straight ahead, we come behind have little to tell, he will be glad to pass the word that Manager states action over Bremen, Germany in
to the Wing Shop ((305)) mostly because it was practically I on to any of you veterans who so come they out anticipate to Jacksonville a fine Beach game April, 1945, was awarded the Distinguished .
surprisingly enough, we where'j impossible for your reporter to get be interested. Flying Cross for extra
for the game at 2:30: P ].or. on the
achievement and
MANY of the employees to all the workers. However, we Farford ordinary heroism
Miss Jennie
(Transpor. Gonzales
jobs carrying on as if there were do have a few bits of news, gossip Softball Park. and the destruction of three enemy
no shut-down. I or call it what you like. : tation time clerk) became the Fiscal Group is welcoming back aircraft the Air Medal with Silver
bride of Walter Kopec of Buffalo Robbie Settle, Mabel Garnsey, and Oak Leaf
Beyond this, we come to the Jim Vearil-Planning Material) Cluster, and many ether
N. Y., in a very impressive cere- Rosie Helow. .
Aileron and Small Surface Shops is spending his leave here on the inventory is medals and ribbons. Mrs. Mills was
i mony on Sunday afternoon at 4 glad to have a new member M. L. recently presented with the medals
(306) where we notice the first base. It seems that Jim is a mem- '
o'clock in the Holy Rosary McGinnis Oarie Gill i Procure- awarded her
radical material change. An over ber of the Naval Reserve and has olic Church. Jennie was cath-I' son.
head has been constructed utilized his
platform vacation to be placedon her white satin
by the Plant Division to be the two-week active duty status skirt which terminated in a long VETERANS GET CERTIFICATESAPPROVING ___ _
used as storage space for the offered Reservists. He seems to be train.
Small Surface Shop. This shouldbe really enjoying himself while in We'd like to welcome the new I
a great benefit, as now the uniform. "Square that hat, fella' typist in the drafting room into
parts will be close and fairly centrally A former employee of A&R this department. She is Mrs. Marie

located. Wing Shop, Walter Kopec, was Koch, who is replacing George
The Metal Shop, which is next married recently to Jennie Far- Machado You knew, of course,
in our path, is the first true evidence ford of the Transportation Department that George is going up to New
of the shut-down as all is Congratulations and the best York to get himself married. Must Y! a h '
quiet. of luck to both of you. be an epidemic, or sumpin'. Wonder
However, the Machine Shop, fur- Barbara Merck (Time Section) how one becomes exposed to
ther up the line, is an area of recently returned from Chicago it!?
hustle, bustle and sufficient noiseto III., ( her home) where she spent a Mr. Garth returned last week 1 '
make anyone doubt that the very pleasant two-week vacation. from a vacation in Tennessee and tlf
; main purpose of the plant (production You really look refreshed, Bar getting his son, Dick enrolled In
'r''r'i i ) has been stopped by the va- bara. Anything unusual happen Emory University, near Atlanta.
.: cation. that you have not disclosed? Virgil Hilliard, leadingman, laborer -
'. I Turning to the left, we pass into Thelma McCellan I Material ; is on leave for the purpose
\ I the main section of the hangar assigned Files) brought a bright spot into of painting his house, but the last I
! -l.. to the Assembly Division. the shut-down period when she I' time we saw him he was packing a
." Here we see idle planes, wings on brought a gigantic watermelon to few things in his car and taking I
1: pallets awaiting the return of the work last week. It was consumed off for Trilby where the fish are P zwC
workers so that they can be overhauled most happily and gratefully. What biting in that little lake. Oh, well a
and cleaning gear which are you going to bring next, Thel- can't say we blame him
the Plant Division is using to ma? F. H. McKinley, acting Public
o sweep down, wash down, and for Love must still be in the air in Works foreman, is using up some
other cleaning jobs. these waning days of spring as of that excess leave by taking a
Parsing into the Fabric and we have been informed of the en- nice, long vacation in West Virgins -- -
Clothing Shop ((607), we see a gagement of a former enlistedman I with his family TII"J RECOMMENDATION that NAS employeeswho
small but valiant cluster of workers in the Planning Division, Rich- Mr. King, it's been said that J lift then job to enter the Armed Forces should; receive credit
trying to keep on schedule or, ard Constantino The lucky gill you'd better not let the Carter people for military service in computing Continuous service the Board of
rather, increasing their production hails from Springfield Mass. Just see any of your coffee-they'd Directors for the Employees Association made 211 additional work-
sc heilule ,I when they will take the final leap sue you for infringing on their ers eligible for Recognition of Service Certificates and Service Pins.
',v' The Dope Shop ((608)) next door is as yet unknown, but wheneverit patent. Evidently some people like Three of the happy veterans receive their pins and certificates from
,. f' I'I completely in turmoil but gradu- happens, we all want to wish. it that way though, 'cause we I Comdr. C. K. Robertson, Superintendent of Aviation .'Training Theyare
;. / returning to normal condition you the best of everything; Dick. haven't eeen much go to waste. left to right H G. GaJJc>way, E. J. Nunez, Jr., and R. D. Pinney.



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CaPtain Howard, V. Hji. in.. USN
CummunJintiCemmander IL P. B? l>e. USN
Lt. Common J. W. Williams, USN
Public Information Officer qM fit'
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Editorial Office for NTTX .. -
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AdnunUtration( BuiUm 500-,V. 11 Sit. 20 1.
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.:lH.\\' AX)) S.\'ITJm.\
ON 31TH -
John with
Payne and Mauieen O' -
:Mai.a D.\l'hLIVING llacDonald IN A BIG WAY, starring Gene Kelly and I I i KlATTf Sewing Center I
j Provina Success f
IOn MOMAAM_ ) 11'iM>.NORTHWEST OUTPOST, with Nel- I _____ h _
l.dy and Ilona )ldS \VElJNI'SU.\\-THE GHEAT WALTZ, with Louise The TTCenter Sewing
Ferdinand G Ramer and :
TIII'USUAYhNO SHOW. r THE"WORD Center, located in the rear of

.,f the Dependent Lounge of
m11r cs TO DO-ABOAJ1D C the NATTCenter Slap's Service
-- has in the short time of
---- -----1
I An attempt to exterminate a few of the pests of Dks. operation, proven an in valu

.r. Hobby Shop No. 17 was begun Wednesda.v with the fumigation of the ale aid to many of the Navy
barracks Soon after the "flitting"
was started( it was found Wives and
that most of the Chiefs had escaped except liacigalupo; who Dependents.

RIHn 414\ had his name caught in the door The ten Singer Electric
...____ The_ _u arrival._ .of..Student. .. .. Division Office at .J 125;:; for a few S wing ATnrhitioc. in. excellent_ H_
U'ly any' 11ai len tnat nUUl1in- -
'tlOODCARVINGLEATHER- with an abundance of general n gine is the latest thing In over- working condition( are easy to

MODEL AIRPLANES service deck hands" Anyone will- head valve twin carburetion, jet operate and many a house-
LAPIDARY- ing to trade an airedale for one of engines and lighter fluid wife, a beginner at

BOATS, SHIPS, TRAINS, PLASTICS- these' "swabjockeys"appl)' to The cultured minds of the Division )- has found sewing,
AUTOS- "Zeke" Coulter.. References required were in town the past few that sewing is not
PRINTING : l iTypiat note: A certain nights attending the only
recital of Mr. easy, not only a way of
"Boot Airedale, AERMSc to be Ernest Tubb, accompanied by Miss
exact. that wrote this, doesn't seem Minnie Pearl For those of you (! saving money, but also en-
CAPABLE INSTIIUCTDRS to like general service men When who have a keen appreciation for loyable.
questioned on the subject of how American music, this is the finest
AVAILABLE he got rated so early in his so- in music entertainment Mr Jake You may be able to buy a

called Navy career, he stated, Rogers, agent, has a few choice dress in any style you wish,
Maybe I've only been in three personally' autographed pictures of but the pleasure derived from

v.". We months' but I've been around' I Iaround the harmony' duo, which he is willing creating your own distinctive
re wondering what he's been
A. to
part with for
Sandwiches and-upen snacks nightly available 17:0-2130.: Bldg. 511, !! Th"1_n_,_._. _Alr..dJtl"'JI_n______ -"r".- -.,11',. slderation, a slight con- design is worth the time and

chestra featured on Monday nights.NATTCenter Or- altkei. I The "top of the meter" this week tl"Oubleof! sewin!!'.-
liO\VLI>G-Six alleys in Ship Service The reserve movement has hit was reached by Lewis R M, and The Sewing Center
au availb AvFund "Ed" CPR, !Oiewiadomski I r, was es-
personnel 1 Monday thruugh jf' Feeley an- of AF-IO, the tablished for
1700-21( League games have Saturday, nounced at an interview Thurs- graduating class Keep up the good the convenience
NATTC UUICAKi priority day that he was teaching Survival work in your next school! of all. Take advantage of this

Open .Monday Tuesday, Located' in Auditorium. to a group of reserves every other I AF-41 nominates Joe Streuli as I opportunity, offered to you
2100 Wednesday, U'JO to Mirada 2100> and Friday 1300 to week. What the matter, Chief j- free of charge at the NATI'Center
j r -
day 12M to 2100. Saturday and Sun. not enough work ? i i j'' Ship's Service.
The booming bat of Don Rusk and is soon to be married. The
ATHLETIC who drove in three runs with a'! class also announces a victory in I The Sewing Center is openevery
t Available at Gear Locker pair of hits, turned back the TAI I volleyball over AF-49 led by the day, during Ship's Service -
1'hyaical Training Department. Bldg. 513, Softball team 6-4 Thursday after same Mr Streuli. I hours. .
noon Ruggiero,
performing before
TI.NNIS-Racqueu and balls available at Physical I his \\ashelpedalongbysonie BULKHEAD ady "
Murray GsrviLn
rraining Bldg 513
good support in the field. r
Among the recent arrivals In 4

1 SUWI3IING I'OOL No. 1-( the division is Lou Phillips, com f ,
Bldg 618) For .
1 ..
into .p -
al Personnel with Guests Children under 12 Nav1) ing the Photo Lab .o that
are not allowed in the pool unless accompanied once again theer will be a photographer -
parent 01 a responsible adult. to send when Ware
Monday thru
1300 to 201:>. Saturday 0900 to 2015 Sundays Friday-and / booms out "TOPSIDE!" Also ; : ( 1
Holidays 1300 to 2016.t. aboard is Gaskin. a rigger from
Lakehurst. who it i is rumored was
sent here to demonstrate the larger k kr \

HUMMING I'OOL No. 2-(Bldg 419) type Navy chute.
) Fat male)
Naval Personnel only Monday thru Anyone wishing to contribute to
Friday 0900
r 1200 and 1730 to 2015 Saturday 0900 to 2Q15 to, the 111 Get Another Watermelon" r 1'1 >
and H. hdays 1300 to 2045KCCLPTION fund, please wrap your donations
in dollar bil'Li' and give them to 1 1iLJ
IOOI-Located in Auditorium for Gene Hartman in 520. It .
NATTC Personnel, relatives and guests. thoulrh .om '..!In.... ..h..nn seems"'a as t-. .,
o'J E E TO LiU-It : (Ed. Note-=:That- -'ns"t: ;kit:' \ ) L

Z1UUL kiddies with Ids last melon, Wednesday
YYtlERE TO ,1rj'ArZV
at Church and Newnan
S tree. .
} Club open daily trom I7u0) to 2300, Saturdays, 1200 to 2100 By the looks of things Farrell
Sundays 1000
to 2300. Dances Wednesdays and I'oInU have
and Sunday" Uniform Thursdays, Saturdays really been piling up
required on Saturday and Sunday. this last week

.c.U'iSOoS\'ILLE This week we say farewell to
\IItS-BuselJ leave at frequent Intervals Charley DeGroff,
from bus who is leaving
new suiiuti
at ; and
Clay Adams (Sam e as .
Navy) Surf bathIng for San Diego and further
an I other recreation at assign r
one ot worlds finest
fare :><... ocean beacnea HUB ment. The fires won't be the same
without you and we all wish you

CAXOKl G, FISHING. AND BOATING: Cedar River on San the best of everything In your
Juan stop on ,
San Juan Row For you fellows who ,
Boats-two hours OOc are laughing ;
; canoe*-$1.00 per hour; motor
boat-12,UO per hour, five to eight people per boat. at Mitchell's automobile, he i
wants you to know ,that h ls en-
Hurry, boy, they'll be1 here In a minute."



26 June 1947 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Seven

yQaRn Air jloide Prepare For Tough Schedule I

e By 8IIOHTY S1UKIT Drop Only Game I I 9 Kv

Congratulations!! to THOMPSON
1l./h and ANNE JOHNSON who
were married Saturday a week Of Week 6-4
ngo THOMPSON is the supervisorover ,
In the Generator Phase and
After losing their first two starts L4)
Anne works!! in the AOM "B" )
School. Tho' she is better known as in Naval Air Training Athletir

being the "Bosses"' secretary So. ,, Conference to Pensacola. by 8 to 0
Boys, Tommy will be missing from I I and 4 to 3 scores at Pensacola
the Liberty Party after this' as he I the NATTC Air Raiders open up
will have plenty of musters to''I home play in the Conference, facing -
make at home. off against Cecil Field for sin
gle games each this Saturday and t
You know the Central Office Is Sunday.The 1 r f ,

really deserted these day, I imagine I Air Raiders could and are
the reason is that Miss Bessie" favored to win both games therefore -
PATRICK is on leave So there 1Inot bringing their League average -
a lot of fellows hanging around. : up to OO. as thev own four
victories and no defeats againstthe
MURDER! MURDER! And I Cecil Fieldeis Three times of

mean premeditated One of the the four, the locals blanked thi ,
girls (not Edna, and aPt is oneleaVp neighboring Field) on scores of 3.0,
) hit two little "fishes on the 10-0, 2-1 and 10.() in that order.
and washed: them down the I Season record for the Air Raiders -

; I this year so far is 13 games
: won against 15 lost. Their main
Well, Follows) the TEA Soft Ball I I troubles all season seem to have
Team is still on top. Week bt'foreI been key men in the lineup being _
last they defeated the TSD Division transferred, due either to Shore nn-r c'Ti"Jetr"iiJ"i; ) ) ; is the-latent i edition' of the J4"7 A TI-c-AiT-ii ders&seb team:- Tho

Team by a score of 7 to 0. I Duty being up or else graduationfrom teams record IS now \i games won and 16 lost Left to right the- men, are. ( Front row i M Kmtkel-
And then last week all our games one of the schools here on the ome, Plaver-Coaih; L. K. Stillman. R. E. McNay, L. C Arnold C E. Walters D. Outcelt 'Middle I
were cancelled So that gives us base, and hitting in the pinches I row ) P E LaHulher, L. W. Swift J. Collins A. F Ryan. and R Roehl Back row ) C. H. Gussenho-
four wins and no defeats, or a 100 something that is being taken care
\en, manager; H. E. Wallace, C. Tully. W. J. Cudd and M. Mannkovith
percent average Say, by the way of now. -- - ----- -- ---
the team is!! still looking for more I Only two games were played i we finally played the Army' team
players, as replacements are necessary -, before Red Veibanlc. fancy field- I orf the NAS diamond due to wet
due to men shipping out. If 'I ing shortstop was transferred to grounds here at NATTC
you have two arms and two legs l Cherry Point, then only a few I The Army won their game in thevery 'dJ
report to Lt. Harlow or Chief Ja- games later Jim Coddington was first inning, with four runs flOI3I3Y SHOP
Bitlum and they will make a ballplayer sent to Puerto Rico Coddington : scurrying over the plate. Dale Out- '
out of you-- or else.; placed. second base So his loss I celt, on the mound for the locals
was tw -told, as he left with a walked the first two men, then NEWS
We see where GRAHAM from batting average of 527: and Coach I Greengrass singled sharply to ... .
Phase II went on leave. GRAHAM, Knickelbine lost' the other half of I left scoring the first runner. Out-
are you going to get married, too? the crack double play combination. celt walked the next man and L \ I Hobbies for the Hobbyist

)on't pull a fast one on us, let us Top hitters on the squad at present then Catcher Joe Martin tripledto
I in on it are Coach Knickelbine with a I.: right center. At this point -
.319 and stellar third baseman Red Ryan took over on the mound \ ALL BOARD! hand on the throttle \\ell now
We hear that "Stink,." Bond is Duk' LaHulher with .310. LaHul- I, for the Air Raiders and then successfully is your chance All you have to do
very serious about his diet and her has lecentlv moved to shortstop i retired the side. NATTC How would you like to be an is to become a member of the
course of exercise He will reallybe I to strengthen that position, I could do no better than a lone engineer, (conductor or dispatcheron NATTC Model Railroad Club.
an "Adonis" when he gets: I trading with Ron McNay, who I tally in their first on McNay's hit. the railroad? On what-a railroad I Start this fascinating and eco.
through. Gosh! Boys ;you better I appears to be holding down his LaHullier's sacrifice, moving Mc of course. nomical hobby today Build and
keep your girl friends out of sightor new position well. Only recentlyhardhitting Nay to second and scoring on Still- t Have you ever stood and watched t operate SCALE models of famous
they won't be able to resist this : Len \\esterlind! was I man's hit. the trains go by, wishing you railroad equipment. Operate jour
"Gorgeous Hunk of Man. graduated from SKV school, leaving Two more runs were added to could be up in the cab with 'ourChildren's own equipment on the club right
I a serious gap in the outfiejd the Army four in the third frameon of-way. Kits! tools, and materialsare
It's "So Long to six instructors i This is the Raiders' weakest department a walk, a hit and another triple. I available at a discount at the
If'CfnUHERBERGER., R. J. Thus Knickelbine is The Air Raiders scored another Swimming NATTC Hobby Shop, Bldg. 414.
and BLACKBURN W, J. left for / forced to use one of his four hurlers run in the fourth and a late rallyin I This club is open to all. Officers,
duty in Charleston, R. I. HOFFMAN when they aren't pitching the last of the seventh, sent two Classes To Start II enlisted men, ship company and
J. H. from Phase IV is!! onhis Anyone at all who has had any experience more runs across, but big Red I students are invited to join. Any
way to VRU4 in London Eng! in the outer gardens, or'' Hudson forced LaHullier into At HATTC t Pool one interested in joining the NAT
land BROOKS J. S. of Phase I I the infield report0 practice! on grounding out, ending the threat TC Model Railroad Club, contact
i b going Whiting Field, Pensa-I the ball field any day or see Mr. I' I An announcement was recently' Chief Braun at the hobby shop.
cola, Florida. MAYER, R. R goes I Knickelbine at Bldg. 513. issued by the Physical Training Why not drop around for an inter-
to Quonset Point R. I. And one Instead of facing off against the i i AIR RAIDER Dept of NATTC that Swimming t' ting and restful evening at
of the few "ole timt'l s" left Ma.vport Coast Guard as prt'\'i'l BASEBALL SCEHDULE Classes for children from the ages YOUR hobby shop. See you there
"Throttle" STEVENS left last I ously) announced on Here 1630 I will
Thursday --May port of 5 through 10 years, begin ALL 'UOAIUH
week for San Diego, CalifVe ',: NA TIC Air Raiders played( the Friday--May port There : this coming Saturday 28 June at .
also nay "Welcome Aboard" to Fort McPherson Army nine and Saturday. Cecil Field 'outdoor pool No.1, Bldg. 518.NATTC ATTENTION, ALL HANDS!
MILLER of Class E34 and HEN-I lost[ 6 to 4 in a seven inning tussle Here 1330 A capable Red Cross instructor -
NINGSEN, GAP.VEY and Me. \ Both Mayport and Fort MiPher- ; Sunday Cecil Field Here 1330 will be in charge of the The XATTC Ship's Company
CHESNEY of Class E35 who were son got their schee'ulcs mixed and I pool area All children must be Swimming Meet, Water
retained as instructors.HARHAB.A : I ---- ------ -------- accompanied by a responsible Carnival and Swimming Par
GOOD HIT GOOD FIELDING I adult These swimming classes will will take
ty place tomorrow
H. OI;! TA\'>OX A8b.. be conducted every Saturday un- ,
The sunny south started off its I _, til further notice night at 1900, at the NATT-
twenty-third day of June with a 'V '! < s Center

wet but cool atmosphere. Good I w ,- < 'w1.>"" :'<;i7:' All hands are invited to
w '<
weather for ducks! !! '' 'v.. "v : NAVY bring guests for the Swimming .
The past Friday six of our boys '" <
prepared to leave. Lt. W. J. Elks : ft, Party following the

Officer-in-Charge. gave his graduating t <>, meet.
class a big smile, not only I REVIEWNaval Refreshments and music
because" he was ready to take off
on a ten: day leave but because' of I discipline is a habit ofintelligent will be furnished by the
his pride in the five students who obedience instilled intoa NATTCenter Welfare and
have just completed their twenty man by education and training. Recreation Department.

four week course in this school Discipline insures order precision All hands are invited to at
ACEM E. L. Henry was the leading 'and promptness at all times. tend.
scholar with a final average of z The object of Naval discipline is
1)25 The AEM "B" school wishes fr I to create in the minds of) the officers -
and men
the best of luck to you boys :
Back to the new week here in vt' i and in their shipmates, that Softball
ole school house, D. K. Albert they may be capable of organizedand )
AEM3c waded in the back door I efficient effort. Discipline by STANDINGSAMERICAN
to continue his tour of duty aan producing in the men pride in L
instructor after spending a Oll'tI'ave 'themselves and confidence in their
at home. Glad to see you abilities enables them to surmount
back, Albert difficulties or master situations. LEAGUE

Congratulations to the H H Without proper discipline, a TOB TCT 5 4 0 9
Holleymans) on their new son group of men becomes simplya
TEA 4 .
What, no cigars? I mob incapable ;,f accomplishing TAF 3 1
Wedding bells will soon be chiming an assigned mission. Winning bat-
;; when P. LMessiek TAI 8 3
Y'lnMlrmt"sota, tles requires organized and coordinated -
those easily With transfers, injuries and bad out with the Brooklyn Dodgers TEB 2 3
: AEM1says effort on the part c>f the .
!> LaHullier made good too, and was TOA 2 3 I
said, but hard to forget words, luck in general riding gracefullyalong entire force engaged, and thus coordinated )
1 getting prepared to start playing TLT 0 4
"1 do." with the NATTC Air Raiders I effort can be attained '
I with a Class B Ball club-usually TSD 0 4
its I II
PLASH! TEn won. last Friday"pcongnmt' one of the main reasons the I a new man breaking into pro ball only with disciplined men. TSK, 0 4

night from of the TSD season(by forfeit). It NATTC men have kept their percentage 1 starts at Class D or C-down in I Certain drills are designed to I NATIONAL LEAGUED

would have been a good game, 1 hovering around the 500 Texas, but patriotism overtookhim promote discipline Such exercises 5 0
when our boys mark is Paul (Duke) LaHullier. and he enlisted in the Navy I must be executed with accuracy, Bake Shop 4 4
am scheduled by LaHullier puts in his time in a for six years in October 1042 precision and promptness The T 4 2
the game
played with sprain bastball uniform at the hot cornt'r.1 He's no slouch in ether sportseither function of such drills Is not always HD 2 ::1
themselves ending up I
ed hands distorted legs and an appetite but just recently moved down to : as seven offers from different understood and appreciated.Too LIT 3 3AOM
shortstop to solidify a better sec ; Universities and Collegesfor many persons look upon themas "B" 2 2
Our storekeeper, ,A. R. Hollen- ond-base double play combmi' I his Football talents prove drudgery and a waste of time HM 1 1
is understandable the offering are: and energy. MAD 2. 36AD
beck, 81/c received well earned But then the reason I Among colleges
to SKVSc last week. when you look at the I I Florida U., Miami, U., South Carolina There is no greater aid to obtaining 0 U .
promotion Buck- a high standard of) discipline .
Understand that some of Ship'sCompany bygone years. Duke has been play- Kentucky State and
and students and one of ing ball all his life, and has been nell in any organization than "1 broke my husband of bitfnohis .
the AEM "B" stenographers threwa doing it consistently better than At present Duke is banging the the drills and ceremonies in which watfc"
party 1n twn last week Tho most He was "it" in high school, apple for a .310 average for the very detail is executed with snap "11 ow 1"
crowd had a good time including batting .426 in his senior year, NATTC varsity squad, one of its and precision. They constitute a "I hut Ms teetA."
tome of Jacksonville's deb I when East Rutherford New Jerseywon top averages. And if you're ever vital part of the process by which
People like Quinn, ACEM and I the State Championship out to the NATTC held to witness men are trained to) perform, accurately City farmerette on seeing newly
Welch AEMlc. ue among the There too, Duke was on thud a game: with the colorful Air Raid- every detail of military hatched chicks: "I can see how
few athletes who ght their way base. After graduation, followed ers playing, look for a gold num- duty. Remember, those who are they got out of those' ) shells, but
to the gulf course a* the nun riseson I four yearn of Semi-Pro ball with ber live on a well built lad's back to command must first learn to what puzzles me w how they got
Saturday mornings. the local ball club and then a try- That'B Duke. bey. 11.*i t


r Eight' 'J

Paga AIR NEWS 26 June 1947

L''f; WAS VARSITY SOFTBALL SQU&D-===._ I Iq Two Straight

r rj Wins For HASSoftball

j 'r t kr l Team ft

I( rt 'It i : r I'a Topple .\ 11 I a n taN. G.

\! ,, i Squad G-3; ; Trounce Luckless -

NAUTU, 5-1
.r r
a t Pounding out four extra-

A i'z baso knocks, three of them

r coming in the last two innings -
the NAS Jax: Flier:
..k: t i r 4h Softball nine tripped a mores

4 experienced National Gnat.

) team from Atlanta Geol' ia.

()-J..: Tuesday night.

Gene! Chadwick took the hill

::' : 4 tau! the first time this season with
the Fliers and turned in a man
1lt .* terful four-hit job. Chadwick fan
S t S c b ned tout men and gave up but one
Y.. a e in his se\'en-innin *
1 !!' "' '- '''' ''' 'W'' ?- gratis pass
VICTORIOUS IN ITS first City League encounter, the NAS Jax Flier softball outfit was out to make ; win number: ;; last stint.

night against Duval Motors m a City clash The team has one of the fastest and liveliest infielding combination! in the City circuit Errors; Cane Kuris e\''I

and the Fliers have been tabbed as one of the better teams of this loop. Members of the team left to right, front row include Leo The Fliers held the visitors'
I Luquette Vince Podgurski Tom White Bill Phillips. Pat Cook Eddie Martinez. Russ Hoffmeyer Chuck Cooper and Doug Roberts. scoreless and hitless until th!

Back row, left to right John Carter manager Jerry Hosaflook, George Dyak Frank Retrieve Frankie Palumbo Johnny Galloway, fourth frame when the Atlanta

Ei Heft and coach Bob Beaudreau Missing_when the, picture vas taken were. Ray Oliver. Darly Shaw and John Ford. __ outfit belted out two hits and garnered -
three markers. A couple of

untimely errors by the locals hurt
I Shutdown And Rain them at this stage of the game

Fliers Split Two Tight Gomes Intra-mural but they cane back fast in their
I Hamper half of the sixth to take the lead

again. This lead was short-lived,
I Softball SchedulesPlay j though, as Fred Hilbert pitchingace

5-2 1-0 for the visitors, belted out nfourbase
With Fort Jackson
in the Mamside intra-mural knock with one man
softball loop was slowed up con- : aboard.
the week due to the I
siderably past
----- Going into the final half of the
By Doug rocket, S2c: ---------1 two-week shutdown of A&U. All
Frankie Palumbo of th-,
Qualifying Rounds In"WhiteHat" I seventh,
which the Metals and Plant
In two of the best pitchers'I Weekly P?lab11 Schedule I games Division were slated to play wore Fliers was hit by a pitched ball
TourneySet took first and then stole second
duels of the season, the NAS I I I I postponed until 1 July : Jerry Hosaflook came through

Flier baseball nine gained a'' For 11 And 12 July Saturday Rain also played havoc with the with a booming double to left center -
in the series MAS New Orleans at MasonFieldf i schedule and all the in the I'
split two-game round the games and Palumbo raced to third
Qualifying : .in "White-I |
with Fort Jackson at Mason National League which were supposed Johnny Galloway busted up the
Hat" golf tourney will b? at 1300'Sunday to be 29 will be
Field last v\eek. The locals i Starts( played: May I II tight encounter with a scorchingline
and 12 it was announced by today. All the stilt beplayed
July played games drive through short to dnvf
took the opener, 5on: Wednesday the committee in charge of the I on the same diamonds( as in the winning run.

but the visitors cop- tournament this week. Enlistedmen g I' NAS New Oileans at Mason j| originally scheduled. I Flier Score Early;

ped a 1-0 affair on Friday to who plan to take part in this! i Field In addition the games whichwere Fliers .
It didn take the long t )
event should turn their names in j I i ''Starts at 1300* to be played on oO May wMl
the series. the tilt. In the
early in sec
square as soon a* possible! !10 entries may be played off tomorrdw on the score
saw Hank accord- Denote conference games and the and Ed Heft took a base on balls:
The diamonds
opening game be paired off in brackets : same as planned, I
and then stole second. Frank Re-
L cotta of the Fliers and Ed LaSorda ing to pa t eiord games which were supposed to be 1
11 June will be 1 trieve also drew a walk and both
of the Army locked together
men scored on Chuck Cooper'long <
July. ,
in a tight hurling duel. LaSorda '. double to deep left. They
During the week of 30 June all ,
who is the property of the Phila- fl:7/e:: .. ; : the A&U teams which disbanded I came back and rang up another
run in the third. Palumbo connected -
delphia club in the National : during the shut-down will play
their games off on a schedule to be : with a two-bagger to right center -
League, twilled a brilliant two- announced later. going to third on Hosaflook'

hitter and, with the exception of : The second round of the intramural -: infield single. Palumbo caught the

two bad innings was in complete y" f I program will end this week, : Georgia infield rapping and stol
control. g except for the replays and the I home while they were passing the
third and final round will start ball around among themselves
Th game was decided in the next Tuesday Vince Podgurski, stellar littte

last of the eighth. The visiting The American League race has third: baseman for the locals,

pitcher had given up nary a bingle turned out to be one of the tightest 'I' knocked out a long three-bagger

to this point and, after Allen had circuits of play in station history in the sixth inning, batting in
and the winner of this loop will not i George Dyak and Retrieve who
filed to deep center, looked well Hy Bill Kehl, S2c be decided until the final day. each had belted out a single 9n.1
>>n his way to a no-hitter. But Blackwell of the Cincinnati double respecti.elv.Win .
broke the spell with A dejected young man, Over in the National loop

RalphChristy i ground single through the box, Reds, sat astraddle a bench with his head in his hands in the Metals Division is leading the cir- City Loop Tilt
and there real cuit with 15 wins and no losses and Displaying a speedy infield and
and then Bud Burge walked. Wal- dressing room at Crosley Field Sunday was i
is assured of taking first placein
waited the pitcher out had hollow power-laden lineup, the Fliers copped
ly Hages heart-break in the kid's eyes.UBlacky" just won a this round. The team is a sure their openingtilt in the City

to a 2-1 count and to then deep blasted left center a- 4-0 win from the Dodgers. Why was it a hollow victory ? contender for the league title Softball League last week when

long to round-tripper decide the ball game. Well he was within two outs of his second consecutive no- which will be decided in the final they stopped a game but luckiest

And in the ma- round. NARTU nine 5.1.
The Fliers got their other two hit, no-run game. win. I guy who messed up "Blacky's" The winners of both loops will
that's a heart-breaking Russ Hoffmeyer took the mound
runs in the fourth when four jors, program. But the Cincy moundsman take part in a Little World Seriesto
walks and an error tied the score Sports writers and the general had the upper hand all aft- be played under the lights at for the locals and turned in a neat

at two all.Lacotta public couldn't see why the lanky ernoon against the Brooklyn sec- the Power Plant Diamond after four-hit masterpiece. Hoffmeyer
had but one bad inning Redleg should feel so bad. Hadn'the ond baseman for he sent him backto the three rounds have been con- fanned only two men, but the
the contest, and that just shellacked the powerful strike-out NARTU outfit didn't get the ball
throughout: the bench via the cluded. It will be a three-out-of-
second frame when "Bums" with a 4-0 win which was past the infield in the first threainnings
was in the route twice in previous trips to five-game series and the winners
combined two singles his ninth straight this season, and of play. The Jax hurler
Fort Jackson the plate. Stanky's hit ended a will receive miniature gold soft-
their two his eleventh of the year? Yes, but walked four men, one of these\
and a double for only string of 19 hitless innings during balls for copping the series pen-
runs. The big NAS portsider gave the lean Californian had his heart which time Blackwell had allowed n&nt. passes accounting the losers'only

up only five safeties and fanned set on another no-hitter. More i only seven players to get on base, tally.
11 than 35,000 fans had yelled them- all on walks. rifle rating is worth "crowing Big stick for the Fliers was

Lose Second GameIn selves hoarse all afternoon in the Has Outstanding Record I about." I rightfielder Johnny Galloway who(
initial game, and then the 5,000 or The Cincinnati ace now boastsof He worked hard all season to< belted out a single and double for
the second and last game of so "Bums" followers really had a record of 11 wins and two reach the height he's risen to, and three trips to the plate and also
the series, Johnny Sheffield, ace something to holler about when losses. He pitched a no-hitter : he's out to hold on to the rating scored two runs. Galloway's bullet- .

NAS southpaw, suffered his first little Eddie Stanky bounced a against the Braves in his first which tabs him as the "No 1 pit- I like throw to Vince Podgurski at

loss in ten starts, when he bowedto cheap single into left center with night game of the 1917 season. I cher" in the nation today. More third base in the fourth stymied i

the Columbia 10. South Carolina one man out in the ninth. i This is Blackwell's second season power to him! NARTU rally.

aggregation The only run of the ball game And the lanky Cincy righthander with the Reds, having spent three -
felt all the more badly about years in the Army Last year ho
was scored in the fourth inning !
when Johnny Green, a pinchhitter that blow because he missed a appeared in 33 games, winningnine Jax Skeetmen TakTop Honors
walked, went to second onSheffield's chance to field it himself. After and losing 13. He also did a I
error, went to third on the game he said "Stanky hit a two-inning stint in the 1916 All-

Allen's error, and scored on a wild straight fast ball and I started Star tiltSunday's. Iin Five-Team Meet At Pensacoia I
down on one knee to grab it, but win was his fourth

pitch.Both Sheffield and Eddie Leary, it bounced through my legs although shut-out of the year. He is the -
at I never touched it." Noth- only pitcher in the majors to have Local skeetmen of NAS Jax the Remington Arms Corporation,
the Fort Jackson flinger, were
ing much mattered after that and, defeated every club in the leagueat rang up another tive-team meet I manufacturers of shells, mms and
when the chips were I
their best
of last Friday at NAS Pensacola, sporting good.
defensive even though it ranged as one least once.
down Chuck Sheffield Hereford's out of the the greatest games of his career, : At the beginning of the season, coming out on top and nine points I Cecil Held Man High
play pulled the damage had been done, and hit the rangy right-hander set a goal to the good over second-place Pen- High man of the tourney last
hole times, and the Army '
many dreams had been shatttered of 20 wins in his second major sacola. week was 1st Lt. W. W. Bryantof
shortstop came up with some field- 433 discs Cecil Field who cracked 96 birds
!" league season and has already The locals: dropped clay
"We'll Get The Bum I
ing gems to help out Leary.In passed the half-way mark. out of a possible :500:> while therunnerups from the air out of 100 chancesLt.
The whole Brooklyn
the last of the ninth the Filers -
total of shot two 23'.sand
racked Bryant straight
that had been cast He will, naturally, be one of the up
threatened and for a while it thought a jinx hurlers to be picked by Ed- 417 out of 500 for their second on his third round misled only
looked as though the ball game upon them before the :game got eading position honors. Not far behind one. He had a score of 74x75
of the National League
Would be all tied I I under way for, if "Blacky" did I die Dyer .
up. I no-hitter against them, history outfit to throw in the All-Star en- the two leaders was NAAS Cecil going into the final 25, but missedthree .
Burge walked to start the inning pitch a itself. counter to be held 8 July. Field with a 412x500::> and Sauffley to give him his 96x100
would be repeating .
and Wally Hages bunted. Nobody -
have beena Field, with 442x:500: Pulling up For the Mamsidi skeetnuMi
The Redleg ace
covered first on the play, butLeary Back in 1938, Johnny Vandermeer I with
man last Sunday, the rear was Whiting Field which Chief I J. Franzblau: was high
turned and whipped the ball a pitching mate of Blackwell's, dejected young tailed Lt. F
but all the sports world will cast had to field its second team in 91x100. closely by
to second, catching Burge off the tripped the Boston Braves under. their him when he toes order to take part in the meet. E. Field and W.. M. Milton, AOMlt.
"Buzzer" dragged another the arcs and then spilled the eyes upon D. T I
l>ag. Hayes next mound as- They scored 11 tx500. who tied with 9J's Chief
rubber in his
hunt and beat the throw Brooks to become the only hurler, the to see Just how the Whiting's first team, one of the Galitano and Chief H. V. Holmes", !
with to But on the on record to win two consecutive signment close behind with scores ot
plenty spare. I California lad will act in leading outfits in these five and were I
next pitch, the Army catcher fired no-hit, no run games,. youthful for his 12th win in the six-team shoots, went to Lord- 92 and 83< respectively.
second to catch I I Crlea of "We'll get the hum, looking which the Main- I
the pill down to senior circuit. He might act cockyat ship, Connecticut, last week to The next match
Hages off the base. Leary used were numerous in the Dodgers'dressing but then of course, \tisn't take part in the National Skeet alders will lake C! part in will be the I
his tricky motion to good advantage room shortly before they times, In rated the Tourney which goes under the Naval Air Advanced Training! / I
on the next play and picked I I walked out onto the diamond. And hurler everyone in who the National and name of the Great Eastern Skeet Command Skeet Shoot scheduled '

Hayes off first to end the ball the guy who was making the most top ter- Championships., It ia sponsored by at the local range for 11 Julyr
and such
: a
frame noise Well, It was Stanky, the American Leagues! ,


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