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t. Comdr. Beckwith : Took Over New

j ... vI I Dies At Bethesda .a'AL /"'" __ I Duties FridayComdr.

Comdr Howard B Beckwith, "

NAS Inspection Officer died last -.
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Saturday from a cerebral hemor-
rhage at the Naval Medical Center : AND- -NATTC- ---JACKSONVILLE-- FLORIDA -15;-January- -- -1943- Emrick Goes
at Bethesda, :Md. He was stricken Vol 5-No. 40 USNAS ,
while en route to the Medical Cen- -- ------ To Staff College

ter and passed away shortly after

his arrival. I Of Dimes Drive 1
The Commander is survived by March Comdr. Frederick J. Brush,
his wife, the former Miss Jean
\. Brough of Los Angeles, Calif., and I former skipper at NAAS Cecil
three children, Barbara Field assumed the duties o>(
Howard B., Jr, and Louise'l'I For 1948 Opens Today Executive Officer of NAS

, i' w vllle He on arrived 28 July at 1917 NAS and Jackson-assumed I' Jacksonville last Friday. H.

the duties of Inspection Officer on I: Jacksonville naval activities is waged annually to combatthe at NAS; Lt. A C. Boyer NATTC ; relieved Comdr. Paul E. Em.

11 August. Troubled by recurring dreaded disease and to aid Chaplain, will handle the NATTC rick who will leave today fora
: will officially their annual -
1/ headaches, Comdr. Beckwith was open Infantile paralysis victims. campaign; Lt. Comdr. Clarence I new assignment at the Aimed
admitted to the Naval Hospital : "March of Dimes" appeal
Captain Camille M. Shaar, Commanding Thompson will handle the NARTU Forces Staff College, Norfolk,
her after examination by station -} to raise funds to
today sup-
doctors. He was going to the i Officer of the Naval Hospital contributions, Ens. R. V. Allen has
Medical. Center for further treatment ; port the National Foundation's -I here has been designated taken charge of the U. S Naval Va.The new Executive Officer ia-&l-
I l fight against polio. The chairman of the Seventh Naval hospital drive; and Lt. Carl C I ready familiar with this station,
A military escort will take the the end I District Campaign Committee. West is chairman of the NAATC Officer
drive to run through i havingserved a* Commanding
body to Long Beach, Calif, where I with i Lt Comdr J. M Coyle Senior committee I of nearby Cecil Field three
I the funeral services will be held of this month, coincides .1 Catholic Chaplain, has been appointed This year, as in the past, no actual times in the past twq years X
next Thursday. the national campaign which as chairman of the drive solicitation will be made in Pennsylvanian like his predeces

--P -- any activity. Contributions will be sor, Comdr. Brush halls from Susquehanna -
I STATION GETS NEW EXEC 01a purely voluntary basis. Ac- He graduated from the
cording to Captain Shaar, coin 'I Naval Academy at Annapolis
boxes will be set up at various Class of 1931, and entered NavalAviation
strategic points on the station
in 1935 Following completion
: W and personnel may drop their contributions of flight training at Pen-
rt into the containers sacola, he was awarded his wings
o r The local campaign will be high- in June 1936.
lighted by the Second Annual
During World War II, Comdr.
Admiral Ball on Saturday. 31
Brush was gunnery officer on
Commissioned Officers
January at the -
Club. Commencing with the Staff of Commander, Air
Force, Atlantic Fleet, in
dinner at J800. the affair will bea
this from 1942 to '43-
formal one. Dancing to the mu- !
Later he commanded
f Sic of Al Huffine and his orchestra Air Group
b will follow the dinner. Contribu- 81, operating from the WASP.
ss From 1945, to
{ a Mona of ten dimes per person will May September,
as.? 1916, he was Executive Officer of
bt- accepted at the door.
a The funds raised by the Navy:!
Drive will be turned over to the Com d r. Emrick succeeded
ksonville committee. One half Comdr. John Raby as NAS Executive -
ot the money will be kept by the Otficer in August, 1915 com
2 local polio( chapter for hospitah- ing to Jacksonville from the ES
+ zation,, equipment, and treatment SEX where he had served first as
expenses. and the other half will air officer and then as navigator.
Sr a. !)forwarded to the National Following graduation from the
Foundation for research educa- Academy in June 1932 he went ta
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: i iY : Economy Urged To Counteract I

F t YI Growing Shortage Of Fuel Oil I

Jh NAS Jacksonville, along with the rest: of the country

... "C- and the East ('oast in particular, is beginning to feel the

:X\S CHANGED KXKC'UTIX: officers last Friday morning when Comdr Frederick J Brush relieved pinch of the fuel shortage.
Comdr. Paul E. Emrick of his duties as second in command of the Naval Air Station. PicturedIn With deliveries uncertain because of the transportation I
Left to right, Jack Kavanaugh, chair-
the Executive Officers office following the changeov'r '
man of the Naval Affairs Committee of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce; Captain Herbert S. I' picture, and with spotty production further aggravating the
Duckworth, NAS Commanding! Officer; Comdr. Brush, Comdr. Emrick, and W. S, Johnson, executivevice condition, reserve stocks are at their lowest point in years iu
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president and general manager of the Chamber the Jacksonville aiea Coupled
I nomical generation of steam
------ station main-
-- with the fact that
in the station heating and
power !

j SE"YENTH N. D. CAGE TOURNEY BEGINS been tenance fuel oil reduced has and increased operating while the rapidly funds price,have the of the and economical power plant USE The of heat second, light M.

power and watet Everything poecible
need for in the use of
economy has been done to effect economies -
'r\ TONIGHT AT NATTC AUDITORIUM the precious fuel. has become dou- in the former Now it is up
bly impoitant.The
to the personnel hen to exert ev
By Doug Crocket S2c they clash with a rough Pensacola free throws for a total of 18 pointsto I fuel oil bill for this activity ery precaution to prevent waste
Naval District Pre-Flight quintet here. Both take all scoring honors. Hen- 'reaches I the staggering total I ot between through the use of these set vices.
The Seventh games will be preceded by NAS I ningsen scored only four buckets $40,000 and (50,000 a month: By far the greatest economiescan
basketball tournament will WAVE and Pensacola WAVE and converted five gratis throwsfor during the winter season, it was be accomplished in this a o-
get underway tonight in the clashes. I 13 points.Henningsen. I revealed. This, station officials ond category Public Works officers
NATTC Auditorium at 2000 U. of Florida, *j; Fliers, 51 : went out on foul point out makes it mandatory for said This can b* done by
Flier The Jax-Navy win streak was I with six minutes remaining in the all hands to join in the effort to turning off radiators when the
when the halted at Gainesville Tuesday game, and from then on, Florida cut down consumption. temperature rises, by switching;
cage squad takes on the crack night when the powerful University easily pulled away. They were There are two ways in which off lights when not actually needed -
Green Cove Springs Bullets.In of Florida quintet ran ram nevei headed by the Fliers after this objective can be reached. i It and by insuring that all fau-
two other outings -against: pant in piling up an overwhelming (Continue on Page 4 was stated. The first is the econ- j 1 C 82-51 score over the Fliers -- -- - -- ----- --- ---
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the Bullets, the Fliers copped I Iboth I The locals just couldn't seem to'' -

decisions, but only after : hit their stride, and the Gators LOOKS LIKE GOOD DUTY I

some very hard play. couldn't be stopped. ,
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Tonight's tilt will be the first The expected individual duel between -
C I of a thiee-game series, and the Hans Taenzler, Gator center -
winner, of. two meetings will meet : and towering Al Henningsennever
the winner of the southern tourney materialized Taenzler a q
I now taking place at Key ,I scored six baskets and made six ('
West!:,. to decide the Seventh Naval I

District title holder. :;/.
The Seventh N. D champion "

will play at Norfolk Va., on 3 C'II" sad
March in the East Coast tourney
The winner _of this tourney will "If your baraoks or office it
go Into the All-Navy finals later too hot, turn off the radiator .
In the season. don't '.i""+>n a window. SAVE :
The Fliers will play again to- OHK: NKIJII; IT:" .:;,,''
when -
morrow and Saturday night --
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? Station-Wide Photo Contest '... j

. .
t. Is Sponsored By Hobby ShopThe '. ,1.1

A station-wide photo contest judges have not yet been .,..',
open to all officer and enlistedpersunnel picked, but the Hobi-y Shop will
< "
will begin! at NAS today ,, stage an exhibition of all entries ..)
under the sponsorship of th ,. ,
/ prior to the judging, Site of the 1
Photo Club
Mamside Hobby Shop ,
Limited to amateurs, the contest I I display has not yet been decided .;, '!

I 14 scheduled to close two months upon. : t
'' ;
from the starting date. I I The rules permit contestants to : -,., '"
will be split enter three photos in each class ," '
'I The competition ?
1 I .
be either A xlO
Into four divisions action, portrait : All prints must .
,I scenic, and n general cat'- or 11"x4" on mounted.double The weight matte _._ ____..____....___n--_ _____ ,_ ._
for pictures which do not paper, dry exposun'and
l gory other diaphragm opening of eachphoto CONNIF: H.UrsKS. IXKL Jacksonville lass who has made a big name for herself in the entertainment
I. i' fall in any of the groupsPrizes
l will be awarded by Welfareto must, be stated on the print. world, spread a little cheer at the Naval Hospital Monday afternoon when she sang a
I' the winners and runners-up in Further information on the con- series of concerts on the wards. Now appearing at a Jax night spot, the popular stage, screen, and
each class, and a special grand test may b! obtained from H. B radio star took time out from a round of civic club appearances! to entertain patients. here. Shoe U
prize will be given for the best I Clayton at the Mainside l HobbyShop. shown with Jim Norsworthy, MILS,2c. of the Air Station Band who served M iwr I.COOrP1panlst.LC'W
photo of all. rounded by a group of admiring fan.t.Cornclrs .

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Two .JAX AIR NEWS 15 January 1948

Parachute Riggers' Lives : .

?qof.} ;:i F' > h1tlY c h:
Depend On Own ,InitiativeYou've

heard of people doing something as though their 4 '*
very lives depended on it. Well, that's not just idle chatterfor ieJ4K4, I Ic

men going up for petty officer ratings as parachute rig- ..
gers. Their lives, as well as the lives of others, literally are .
dependent on their skill in their chosen Navy billet.

A man just might get a little careless when 'someone I
else is going to use a 'chute but
when he himself has to test it- r now part of the practical factors 1
. brother, that's a different story. I for a parachute rigger's rating, i iI
And because that stipulation isVAATU I you can be certain that no sea-
-- ---------- man is going to strike for third : t
class until he's .
really ready. 4 Y a +.C
5 CHANGES Last week four men who had '\
recently been advanced to PR3c,
TRAINING OFFICERS made the jump for their records.
First they packed their own ;
By Lt. (Jg) E. R. WisemanAll chutes, under the guidance of a
hands in VA-ATU 5 joinedto qualified rigger, and then they ..
pay tribute to Lt. Comdr. Gui- took to the air in an RIO.
seppi Macri last week as he Following lead jumper E. E. _
brought to a close a distinguished Kearley, PR3c, a veteran of eleven _
18 months cruise as skipper of I jumps, H. K. Zapasnik, PR3c E. "
the combined TBM and F4U unit. I E. Bennett, PR3c, R. E. Wade,
In one motion, VA-5 personnelbid I I PR3c and A. E. Hervath, PR3c,
:Macri farewell and welcomed 'all leaped into spac and then I
their new training officer, Lt. I floated gently to earth from an Looks Easy r
altitude of 2,000 feet. I
Comdr. Douglas A. Clark to the I
environs of Hangar 114 and 115. I Passing motorists stopped to
In his farewell message, Lt. watch the men bail out. and saw NOW ABLE to qualify for
Comdr. :Macri expressed gratitudefor all four men land without mis- their rate here, potential parachute \
the excellent services renderedby hap. The only exception to a flaw- riggers must completeone .
all hands. "It has been a won- less performance came when Kear- jump using chutes they
derful cruise," he commented. He I ley, the instructor, was blown off themselves have packed. For
then turned to his successor and' his course and landed in the the first time in NAS history, a
extended the squadron's welcome, i woods. Nevertheless, he came out quartet from the ParachuteLoft
saying, "I know you will give your without a scratch. went up in an R4D last
new training officer the same kind According to Lt. (jg) Walter J. week to make the required
of support you have given me." Henning, Assjstant Operations Officer leaps. In the top photo, one man
He closed his brief message with from now on, men going on has already made the jump
the hope that sometime in the future -j, for the parachute rigger rate, will while another stands ready at
"we may! be shipmates make the jump in the vicinity of the hatch. Right-their 'chutes
again." I the station. billowing in the breeze, the t4 &p4tFt
The retiring skipper has been I NAS Jacksonville is one of the quartet floats gently earthwardover
with VA-5 since the summer of I first air stations in the Navy permitted the local countryside. ar t
1946 when he assumed commandat to qualify its own para- tw
NAS Fort Lauderdale, Fla. chute riggers.
Since that time, he has seen his I that Shelly Schumsky, Y3c, made
squadron move northward twice in for a black cocker spaniel who I
the poet-war economy measures wags her tail at the mention of
that closed Fort Lauderdale and I1 Hospital "Stumpy."
later NAS Banana River, the Bingo Night! Red Cross Ree
squadron's last base prior to its reation Hall tonight at 1930. Many
transfer here in July, 1947. ChatterThe prizes will be given. Refreshments'
During his command, Lt. Comdr. I Remember, all patients are invited -
Macri has successfully kept the All games rre free!
NAAdAraCom's single engine Occupational Therapy Department Wednesdaynight "
,safety trophy in VA-5's possession welcomes back Ens. 21 January, 1930, Ward B-7. i
where it has been since its Mary W. Winter who has been a Milo Jones and his accordion band
origin, a record he prizes foremost patient in the hospital. Miss Win- will be out. Many patients have xI
among his achievements as ter has been in the Occupational heard his band before, and know
training officer.As Therapy departments at Great what a treat you have in store I
the squadron's new skipper, LaKes, Sampson and Brooklyn for you. Don't fail to attend this really have an old-timer in the ,
Lt. Comdr. Clark is well equippedto Naval Hospitals. We are happy to jam session. limelight this week. Robert L.
head the unit's 30 officers and have her back here in Jax. Alsup, Sic, from Ward B-5, came I
229 men whose purpose is to traina Have you heard about the latest On your wards you see the Arts here February, 1947. .
normal load of 37 student naval and very best way to make those and Skills ladies every Tuesdayand Alsup enlisted in the Navy on Y
aviators for. duty with the fleet.A fish bite at your line? This sure Friday. Listen, fellas, those 13 June 1946 and was assigned to'' 1lE j
graduate of the Naval Acad- cure for stubborn fish is to make ladies can teach you other crafts a PBM Squadron on Mainside prQy jI I
emy, class of 1910! Lt. Comdr. your own .flies! In Occupational besides belt making, namely: how where he stayed until he was sent
Clark won his wings in March, Therapy an. experienced instruc- to make shell jewelry, bill folds, to the hospital.He By Jean O' r"ant, Y2e
1942, at Pensacola. During World tor in flytying will be available rugs, pot holders, and many oth- is a native of Independence, We're in the lull between the
War II, he served as Air Group every Monday, Wednesday, and ers. Try one of these crafts and' Missouri, where he will return in Holiday Season and Spring. Every-
Commander with Air Group 30 and Friday from 0930 to 1215. There you will be surprised at how many I a few weeks. body is all settled down again
won the Navy Cross 3 DFC's, :5' are many flytying kits completeto useful things you can make. Before coming into the Navy after the turmoil of leaves and cel
Air Medals. Letter of Commendation the last feather for your use. .5. Alsup was an electrician connected ebrations. The gals on the basketball
and the Presidential Unit Let's get prepared for that big Patients and Red Cross regretted with the Frisco Railroad and Is team aren't getting much
Citation. Since then he has servedas fishing trip and watch those fish losing Miss Katherine De- planning on returning to his old chance to relax from the looks of
Commanding Officer of VF-82 swim direct to those flies you Blieux. Miss DeBlieux resigned job when he is discharged. Here at their tentative schedule. Hope they _
and has been Aide to the Flag : have created for yourself. from Red Cross to go back to the hospital he heads the Gar- don't continue to "knock them-
Secretary of ComFirst Task Fleet I There are dog houses that everyone Tulane University where she will bage Collectors Union and works selves out" or they won't last.
and ComFifth Fleet. He has been has been in at one link or further her social study work. when absolutely necessary. For his We're all right behind you, though;
at NAS Jax since last October another-but never have you been favorite recreation he likes to gals, so get in there and have a
15th. i in one as fancy as the dog house PATIENT OF THE WEEK: We dance with pretty girls. most successful season.
r Ole Cupid is right on the ball
. TWO SQUADRONS GET NEW TRAINING OFFICERSIt ,BO we have our first wedding of the

w _, _.,_, L py 9 New Year to report. We can't call
i i Lillian Steinke, "Stinky," any
i longer unless it's for sneaking off
and getting married without let
4s ting us in on the scoop. Congratulations
kr" are in order for the Chief
I and new Mrs. Hamilton here' !
wishing smooth sailing to the
swell couple. With all the engagement
rings our gals have we
ii w should be well supplied with weddings -
1 this season (Your reporter -
: : -. if is beginning to feel like a
society column editor).
Miller is still "Late Dating" .
Joe Bies is taking driving lessons
again. We have another group of i
ambitous gals in our midst .
l tq
Y v some of our "mermaids" have been
: ,_ going swimming moat every evening
y I. at the indoor pool. That's a .
sure sign that spring ia just
around the corner. Vivian Melts
W x1 R, is back for two weeks just /
t like old times in Club 103. Good to .
r : ., 1 see you again, "Betts". Schenley
,; has been on the sick list but her
4 front paw is much better thank
: : ., r i you. Judo classes aren't getting so
q'r : bY much attention any moremaybethe
gals have learned all the tricks
and a Happy Leap Year to
you, too!
a Judge: "So you have deceived
your husband?" .
Woman: "Nope, he deceived me,
he said he was going out of town
and didn't." f

THE NAVAL Alit STATION was not the only activity here to undergo a changeover last week Two squadron got new training ME TOO
officers almost simultaneously. In the photo at the left. Lt. Comd r. P N. Gray formerly on temporary adftUont duty in IATU No. Sailor: Do you save girls here
0 is congratulated by Lt. Comdr. C. N. Conatser. after the former took over duties as skipper of VA All! No. 4. Lt. Comdr CunaUer a.llhe Salvation Army Headquarter
was appointed as assistant to the Superintendent of Aviation: Training At right, Lt. Comdr. D A. Clark shakes hands with Lt. Comdr. ?'* : 1
G. Macri after succeeding him to command of VA ATU No. 5. Lt. Comdr Clark was aide and flag secretary to VIce Admiral George Lady: "Yes, we do."
r'. Murry, C'< -'vJrr: f .nt: Task:: :: Fleet before coming to NAS Jacksonville. Lt. Comdr. Macri was. ComAlrLaat at Nor- Sailor; "Well, gave one for m.
.i -v t -cr-r--irfir.: ; officer: of an attack squadron. next weekend."


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15 January 1948 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three



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BANTING'S MIRACLE Is a biography
t JJ 't V of the Oanadin doctor

Frederick G. Banting:, who discovered -

insulin. The author, Seale

Harris is an American doctor who

has himself discovered a disease

which is the exact opposite of 1

diabetes. The story of the discovery

I of insulin is one of fascinating

i interest and the author tells it In MAINSIDE AUDITORIUMMOVIES

vivid, non-technical language.WE .
I LIVE IN THE ARCTIC : W'kdays-1730 and 3000; wf't"k-l"nds-U30 and 2000.

I relates the further adventures of THURSDAY
Constance and Harmon HeImerI "BUCKAROO FROM POWDER RIVER with Charles Starrett.

'\ I icks, authors of "We Live in Alas- FRIDAY
!1 ka. In this book they tell the DANCE, Station Band. Starts at 2030.
Orr s <.... story of a trip which took them SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
I. north of the Arctic Circle, througn "WONDER WHO'S KISSING HER NOW, featuring June Haver.

the unexplored Brooks Range MONDAY

i: down the rivers, and along the "SONG OF THE THIN MAN," starring William Powell

''coast of arctic America. Their TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY

: tales of hunting are absorbingand TREASURE OF SIERRA MADRE." with Humphrey Bogart.

the whole story is interesting THURSDAY
: reading.In "RIDERS OF LONE STAR," featuring Charles Starrett.

"Sa)', sailor, \\lmt, do ;you think of the Marshall plan for Euro Zofia Kossak portrays the knightsof
?" the First Crusade-a choice
pean recovery start at 2000
.\ lot of arrogant, quarrelsome, bru-
tal scoundrels-who swept to the "BODY AND SOUL with John Garfield.
I I nthI I East at the end of the 11th cen SATURDAY
(: @mmmel"cii
@ tury. In this tale of romance and "RIDERS OF LONE STAR" featuring Charles Starrett.
high adventure, the author has
until ,1937 Studebaker. Good transportation, woven the threads of authentic "
Bulletins will be accepted "ROSES ARE RED, starring Don Castle.
\ I radio and heater. Priced for quick history, making a vivid picture of
space has been filled, but not later MONDAY AND TUESDAY
kale. Phone 2-5039. Wells 1281 Cumberland the times.
than 1000 Tuesday Ext. 8230. I Road. "WONDER WHO'S KISSING HER NOW," with June Hayer.

FOR SALE I Electric steel guitar and amplifier. William Seagle makes the his WEDNESDAY

Four steel-slat Venetian i iI Good condition 7 $110. Overby ext. tory of law colorful intelligible, "SONG OF THE THIN MAN" featurng William Powell.
18. BOO
I I \ cellent condition, tit White gold!: engagement ring with and interesting by telling it in THURSDAY

'., Will sell cheap. Greene, ext. 6184 : matching wedding ring, five dia terms of great men, beginning with 'TREASURE OF SIERRA MADRE," starring Humphrey Bogart.
or see at 4551 Blount A\e.. Tlmuquan :
monds. Jim Strayer ext. 751.NAT1'C Hammurabi and ending with Oliver
Manor after 1700 dally. :
Personnel Office.
X9TC Buick coupe. Comdr. Smith ext. 1941 four-door Royal Chrysler $1295. Wendell Holmes MEN OF OTHER EVENTS

721. I Phone 2-4303. owltng, 1066 Wolfe LAW requires no special legal
1937 Buick four-door sedan. New paint Ave. to be Eachof \
Job seat ri1Cd71t good condition. Walnut bedroom suite. Chief Stevens knowledge enjoyed. BINGO PARTY-Every Wednesday at 2000 at The Anchorage.
the included aboutor
men brought
McKay. loom 3JU5A: Blair Ave., Dewey Park.
MODEL AIRPLANE SHOP-Room 4, Bldg. 913, open 1200-2400.
ext 680 associated with
1911 model, 24 ft. Schult house trail. was a major
J.940 Buick Super tout-floor sedan. Good er. Tandem wheels, electric refrigerator change in his own time. The careerof Club meets at 1900 Wednesdays.

condition, new white sideall tires.I and'" extras. Lot 24. Yukon Trail Oliver Wendell Holmes is usedas MODEL RACE CAR CLUB-Room 3, Bldg. 913. Meets at 1900
3810B Blair St. Dewey er Camp or lee D. E. Schwartz Galley .
f.uJo: ;.nerla 114. ext. 711. : 4, eat 8118. a vantage point for looking Fridayst

1942 Cioslcy conveititle. Guod condl- 28 ft. Schult luxury liner. Tandem toward the future of law. I PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB-Room 5, Bldg. 913. Meets at 1930

tion. Phone Green Cove Springs K21 wheels, three complete rooms. 10x30porch THOMAS FORTY by Edward Thursdays.
floor newly painted
or see levlns.. Bldg. 854. very
1912 Pontiac sedanette. Radio heater, good condition. Will sell or trade as Stanley is a well-plotted historical liO\\LING--Six alleys located in Mamside Recreation BuildingNo

spot-llRht. fog lights, recent overhaul I down payment ao1dd home. Knoll, novel of spying and guerilla 3. Alleys open all week from 1630 _o 2130.

81.J8. Coitus. Bldg 503 NAT 1C. ext. Combination 5122 table model, record player warfare in New York and West- I! BOXING For information regarding workouts contact Lieut.

"8" sedan and radio; several books of records. Chester during the American Rev- Comdr. A. J. Rubino, extension 593; or report to Mainside Mat after
1.1": Packard super Clipper $75. Chief White 1141B Allegheny
Inside and out. Low mileage I olution. The is a journeyman
NAS. after 1300 week-end
k L., Jones, Emergency Repair, or 1947 Road Leonard refrigerator or, 9 cu. ft. printer who takes up the cause 1500.MAINSIDE LOUNGE-FormerlY the Reception Center, located In

see at 1714 aoO Silver. :Street.Iayaorcraft rellcensed, used the months A. B apartmentsize of freedom tardily but with en- the South wing of. Building No. 955: is open to NAS personnel and
$ Recently
..... gas range never used. Two I enthusiasm after he has experi-
excellent shape, spare prop magneto their guests from 1000 to 2200 daily. Available for wedding receptions
ww drob s. All In excellent condition
carbuicatoi. etc : lUdio recttvi enced living under British tyran- vVeltare
Mrs Molon. ext. 731 or 1232 by arrangement with Officer. Combination radio-pho
and navigation lights. Farmer or Lisbon street, Southsldo. ny. There is much hard riding
nograph available for use of all hands.
Pfadenhauei, ext. 8106 or 8128:! Sofa bed. $15; kitchen set $25. Brobst, fighting, quick lovemaking and a
\ steel I UARY-Located on second drat; of Mainside Recreation Build
Iirai ern'Phone Hart.utility 3111B Ban St. in for the but
2-6269. spell prison printer
1934 lord New I'o horse- oig No. 3. Open from 0900 to 2100 Monday through Friday. Saturdayfrom
trees In Orange
lot with large all out well.
100x163 comes
Park Block ot U. S, loute 1", lout power 1946 engine rear I miles from NAS. Priced at $425. transmission* in good condition d tires new H I' For an evening of laughs try Pool Daily Monday through Friday-1800
Chief Moon BJdg. 700 loom 217. ext. G top. N'ft; e..3t.A'aO Juan, or one of the following: LO, THE to 2100. Saturday-0900 to 2100; Sunday-1300 to 2100.

352. alter house 1600 rt1'n phone J-4661 after 1700. FORMER EGYPTIAN by H. Al- GOLF-Course open from 1000 to sunset daily. Saturday and Sunday
XI000 Across from NAS. begecBldg. : TDK KENT I len Smith, BAR NOTHING from 09001700. Golt clubs are available at Golf House. Bathing

516 NAT1C. ext. 312. Combination livlngroom and bedroom.Hot RANCH by Rosemary Taylor, or trunks prohibited on Golf Course.
Two-bedroom frame house complete plate etc 15 mln from NAS ',. TWIN PINES by Harvey Smith. to enlisted with
daily personnel
ANCIIU1tAGE-Open ( liberty
furnished, with gas stove, automatic block from theatre, stoics, and bu.sline -
water heater, fireplace 'i acre lot Popular Point Phone 2-6453, "ards and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2300. Located south of Mason
S Transferred? must sell at once :liI! Mrs W'Intel. 4.214 St. Johns Ave horsepower. Chief Montgomery, ext. Field.
mite south of NAS gate, turn right Room with kitchen privileges double 700.:
oil Collins Road go two blocks turn bed. Phone 2-8062, Mifc. MJskallj, Job as baby sitter day or night TE.'JXIS-Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Train-
left last house on J left. Mrs. Levins, 4530 Post St Phone 5-1W76, Miss Coclle: Bowen. ing Building No. 726.ARCIIkRY .
_. Crib and mattress. Price reasonable Room wth kitchen pi Iv lieges. Near 2243 Park Street. -Club, located in Bldg. 899, open dally from 1800to
Excellent condition. Mrs. Jaslelum, Phone 26163. '1'0\\ after
NAS end.
ell.t. 8.73.Hotpoint 1700. 2918 Forbes St. > Ride from Riverside and Loraax. Five 2200; Saturday from 0900 to 2200; Sunday from 1300 to 2200.
Ironer 26-Inch I roller $23::! Front bedroom with kitchen privileges Points to NAS. Working hours 0300 Everyone welcome.
Lt. Cundy, 467J Ulmer Ave, Tlnu- Phone 2-8120. Mrs. Neal. 3612 to 1600. Bedaid. ext. 36$. NliUSERY-Sponsurel by the Navy Wives Club In Bldg. 1101.
quana Manor. Ernest StieetBedroo Ride for two people from Ramona andLenox
blc>'cle. 26-Inch deluxe, $25; i. $10 per "'ed,. Phone 2-5776 to NATTC. Working hours Hours: Monday through 'riday-0100 to 2400; Saturday-0700 to
.achild's table and two chairs, $5. Seacer 4916 Dundee Road, Lakeshore 0800 to 1630. Bernard e\t., 397. 0100 Sunday morning. Rates. : Hourly-25 cents for one child; 10 cents

Elks ext. 783; Ride from Uclnlty of Pearl and Ash- for each additional child; Card-$8 for one child; $10 for two children; ..
Folding bab buggy $15. Frase, Bldg Large: corner bedroom overlooking St ley to NAS. \Vorklne" hours 0800 to
and for three children for
$11 or more Daily ( mothers l
; working )-$
516 NATTC. exL 31Z or bee at Johns River Two double beauty- 1630. Fischer, ext. 8257!: .
3-UOB: Blair St, Dewey Park lest beds steam heat, hot water, I from 0700 to 1800.
Two riders from San Marco Bh d. to
like Oilglnalpi
Vacuum cleaner new private bath. Phone 7-5382, Mrs. --
'Ice 7950. Will I sell for JoO. O- Coleman. NAS txt. 8161 Mrs. Joseph
I burn Hangar 122, ext. 63J Will share bungalow with couple; will Ride from vicinity of Edgewood and Some girls are like cigarettes: i On Hooligan's i':-st day as a

Three rooms of tUl1 ture. Cheap. See consider child. Phone 7-C950.; Mrs College 01 Post to MAS. Working they come in packs, get lit, hangon regular on the polce force, the:
Park hours OMOO to 1630. Phone 28597,
Annex or
I Offley, J013B Dewey Shepherd
I call ext 600 during working hours. Furnished room or room and board. Mrs. Tlllls, after working houis to your lips make you puff, go Lieutenant hold him, "Hooligan,
play pen and small crib. Phone 2- J. C Tomblln 4806 Lexington Ate. Ride to Seattle. Wash., or West Coast out unexpectedly, leave a bad I'm giving you an easy beat to
3023, Myers. Lakeshoi On or about 24 Jan Contact L. D taste in your mouth, still they start with-just from the station
Singer treadle sewing machine In good Room with kitchen privileges. Next to Mondscheln. ext 8.174.Two I house to that
satisfy. red light and back
condition, $20; Whltney baby carriage bath, heat hot water, share livtn riders from vicinity of Post and
used. $:lO, desk $10. Gritz, room, yard for car Convenient to King to NAS. Working hours 0800 to Hooligan disappeared for tw%;
1437B Child St.. NAS. NAS. Phone 23808. Mrs. Dormon. 1630. Mrs. Halley ext. 425. days.
Maroon Tha"er baby carriage. good Will share part of home with couple. 1940 or '41 Chevrolet four-dooc sedanIn Since women ha e been wear-
condition; two-piece llvlngroom suite Convenient location, one block from good condition. Will pay cash. Ing shorter skirts, there have been "Where the devil were you?"
with matching curtains \\ ilson.38O1A I' NAS bus line and two city lines. Rcl on. Trailer 17, Dewey Park Annex 50 per cent fewer car accidents. roared the Lieutenant. "Didn't I
Nerman St.. Dewey Park Phone : Mrs.
2-1312. Boggs. '
I tell beat was Just from
>Ictal lied complete with good springs' Sleeping room with twin or double Ride to Denver or vicinity! for two Let's eliminate such accidents entirely you your "
and mattress' chest, of draweis Both I bed Mrs Rogers, 1013 Bans St. WAVES. Will\ share delving and ex here to that red ligl ?
in good condition and newly painted 5 ieb. Jones "
WANTED penses. Leaving or I > "You did, agreed Hooligan.
G K elcctilc Iron
blue. $30. Also Kraus
See 3129B Furnished apartment for couple. SomlJnturnlshed "But that red light was on the
with regulator $8. at
688 Job as nurse, specializing Infant "Now, gentlemen, said the pres- "
t'ark Annex, 01 call Batten ers back of a truck.
Dewey care. Phone 4-3243, Miss Herring.
lI'age; apartment for ident of the Honey Chile baby
::63.: ,
ext. Job as baby sitter, will care for girl
Radio and phonograph combinationwith lady and 14-year-old son. Phone under age of five Ext 603. Mrs bottle company, "we have 50,000of I I I

records. Also Mrs washing Grochmal machine. Five 2-3339 or six Bryant apartment near NAS Feeler. these feeding bottles in stock I Mamie: "I said some very foolish .

Phone 2-3.115.machine In good cone bus line Also double bed with FOUND and it's up to you salesmen to go things last night."
:Easy washing
i. tlon. $10. Lt (J I 397 station. MeDanieU, ext. 463 District
at 1273 Cumberland Road. "
or see them. Mamie "That \va one of them,
Several lovely evening dresses and Johnson outboard motor from 4 to 7 Supply
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wraps site 1214. Also other items
All In perfect condition and reason- .
ably priced. Phone 7-56tS2. J. Ki'umm. -STALEMATE I
Cocker spaniel six months old, pedigreed By Harold Jones, 81 Snow Use ,
l Mrs. hassle, orTwo
see at 4635 Ave.
pointer'bird dogs, male and female -
Sixteen months old. Leaving
town, will sell for $75. Phone 2-S-VXi; i
Mrs. Fowler =4fa asc rcr. <
1911 Ford two-door sedan. New paint, ;
leatherette interior tailor-made seat
covers excellent radio and heater t
engine and tires very good. Chic
Koucr, ext. 2-13: Y a 1
1941 Chevrolet convertible Good con-
I Four new white sldewalltllee. I
I Priced reasonably See F Stas- :
kal. Bldg. 613 NATTC. I w. + 1 t ,
1D37 Plymouth New motor radio andneater 1 r
overload springs, trailerhitch
brakes Just relined, master 1 1I
cylinder I and wheel cyllndeis replaced .
scaled beam lights, good Urea, -- x.
t dependable transportation Contact I r
G. E. Bancroft, ext 288. I
Mar mink fur coat, size 12. baby buggy I Mr
tour martin sable fur skins. All
very reasonable. Kuckuck. Trailer t 1
,' 39 Dewey Park.


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t ) I ,irS 'A TOUGH uri; By Steovca
5 r I Poetic License I

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Editorial Offices DINNER DATE 1
South \Vlng, Lower Deck, Bid?. 930
Telephone Extension 8184 When your eyes are blue sapphiresSet

r Arthur 11. Greene Editor in silver candle-glow

The JAX AIR NEWS la published weekly at the Flashing sparks across the table

U. S. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida and Saying everything but "No",
printed commercially with non-appropriated fundsat And your lips are scarlet rosebuds i
no expense to the government and in compliancewith
Lifting sweetness meant for twoI
SecNav Circular Letter 45-1918 dated 12 De- -- ;
cember 1945.: Copies are distributed free of chargeat see you honey, n
the Naval Air Station, the Naval Air Technical You-only you ;
Traimng Center, the Headquarters of the Naval And when the dinner check arrives

Air Advanced Training Command, Headquarters of And it totals five times twoI ."
the Seventh Naval District, Naval Auxiliary Air
Station Cecil Field, the Naval Air Gunnery Range wish that I could still see .
and the U. S. Naval Hospital.Rear You-only you.

Admiral Ralph Diulson i, I ?
Commandant, Seventh Natal District
Chief of Naxal Air Ad\anied Training
Captain Herbert S. Duckworth. USN. Commanding
Jacksonville Naval Air Station

Captain Jules F, Schumacher. USN, Commanding
Naval Air Technical Training Center
tarxlVieuus f rnlntot
Captain; C. M. Scharr (MC). USN. Commanding
U. S. Naval Hospital i
I Ii
Captain F W. Pilestman, USNR Commanding 4
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit

'Lt, Col. T. C. Moore, Jr. USMC Commanding A SCEPTIC CONVINCED j
Mailne Barracks
American sailors who served in India i A-lHvt$

Lt T. C. Floei-chlnger, Oln-C came back with strange tales. One of themis I "Would mind J
you tying shoelaces while "
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field my you're down there?
the story of the man who thought to ,

Capt. Alexander M. Hearn. USMC have a little sport at the expense of an Seventh
N D.
Comdr. Brush
Marine Aviation DetachmentThe old Mohammedan wise man. ,

materIal JAX AIR Republication NEWS receive of credited Ships Editorial matter Association prohibited "I want to ask you three questions' Continued from Page 1 I Continued from Page 1

without permission of SEA. Washington 25. D. C. Republication he said "The first one is about God. How the opening whistle. sea until October, 1943, when he
of any other matter except by service publications -
I ii prohibited without permission of Editor can I believe in Him when I canno'; see Him, Following Taenzler in the indi- i reported to Pensacola for flight
JAX AIR NEWS. or people cannot show Him to me?" vidual race for highest score was I training. After receiving his wingshe

"Go on," said the Wise One. Tom Bridges of Florida, who net- had duty as a fleet aviator, instructor

The New War "My second question is about the Devil. ted 15 points, Harry Hamilton, I and later aa skipper of

The Koran says he is made of fire. If so, who contributed 15 markers, and Torpedo Squadron Nine and Air
Since the end of the late war there has how can Hell, which is a place of fire, hurt then Henningsen. Group Nine.

been a definite slackening in,the purchase of him?" Fliers, 92; Chlncoteague, 69 I The retiring "Exec" was honored

Savings Bonds. However, there is a NEW "Say on." The Jax-Navy squad ran ram- at a party at the 0" Club

WAR going on today, and the need to buy "My last question is this: The Koran pant on the NATTC hardwood last Tuesday evening when he was presented
that week when it pinned decisive 8259 with a plaque bearing the
action of is decreedby
says every man
bonds is in the other I
as great now as war.
God. Now if that is true, how can God defeat on NAAS Chincoteaguebefore inscription, "With admiration and
A battle is being fought right now. The judge me to punishment if He has already a large crowd. It was the I respect for an outstanding Executive -

forces involved are INCOME and INFLA- decreed in advance everything that I do?" first time this season that the Officer and an excellent ship.

TION. We all know that INFLATION is The Wise One looked at his questionera Fliers piled up such a high score mate from your officers and men,"

:winning INCOME is taking a severe beat- moment and then, without a word, he and it was one of the highest to- and a football bearing the signatures -
tals ever mede by a Jacksonville of many of his friends and
ing on all fronts.INFLATION. picked up a large clod of earth and hurled -
I it into the man's face with all his five. associates.In .
has great strength of men .Towering Al Henningsen led the a farewell message to all
strength. The man let out a yell and called way for the Fliers, netting 23
and arms in the form of CONSUMER the police, who took both of them to the points throughout the game. He hands, Cm dr. Emrick said:

GOODS and a SELLER'S MARKET, whereas magistrate. was followed by Jim DeGroote "It I* with sincere regret on my
"What have to for ?" who threw in 14 markers Doc I part that my cruise at NAS Jacksonville
INCOME is hard put to keep up with ;you say yourself Johnson in I
playing a substitute'srole draws to close."During .
the rapid depletion of its ammunition supplythe i the judge demanded, after the injured man contributed 10 points to the a
had told of the assault."I Flier win. I the past two and a
PAY-DAY. So INFLATION has the half years that It has been
did but answer his three questions, Chincotetague started fast and my
decided advantage, not being faced with or- i said the Wise One. pulled out to a quick eightpointlead : good fortune to be the Executive

ganized resistance and being backed by a I "He did nothing of the sort," the plaintiff their before bearings.the But locals then could Henning-get I Officer of this station, we have

powerful ally, DEMAND. INFLATION'Sgenerals replied. "All he did was hit me in the face set and Co. hit its stride and left had many trying experiences de-

THE RETAILERS, have only to with a clod of earth." the crowd gasping with a bril- i mobilizing and changing from a
"And by so doing," said the old man, "I liant exhibition. The baffled visit- wartime to a peacetime status.
take a pencil in hand to change a price-tag, answered all questions. You said ing squad could not match the I Practically everjthing has changed -
your you inspired play of the locals and fell) except the reputation of NAS
their I
thereby increasing war potential.
I could not believe that there was a God because far behind. Jacksonville of being the friendliest .' >
INCOME must bargain with its generals I you could not see Him, nor can peo- Coach Harry Knick Ibine used ( and the best Air Station in

;for more ammunition in the form of pay le show Him to you. You complain to the his whole squad in the game. I the Navy. This Is due solely to the
Fliers 55; Fort Kenning, 53 I I good work of all of J'ou- judge that face hurts from the clod I
raises, and then the supply is never adequate your The Fliers had their hands full ', enlisted, and civilian!
because the forces of INFLATION just pickup threw at you. How can His Honor know when they took on the fighting "It Is my fond hope that I \\11IIIomt'day
that your face hurts? He cannot see it Fort Benning quintet, but the tim return to NAS Jacksonville -
the dollars fired at its ba tions and fire hurt. How can there be pain if it cannotbe er's gun saved the day for the and that I will find that you ...
'em right back in the form of higher prices. seen? Jacksonville club. The Benning have preserved It as It Iii today-a
outfit, far behind at the half, sud- credit to yourselves' the Navy, and
INCOME HAS SEVERAL STRATEGIES "You ask how Hell-fire can hurt Satan if denly came to life in the final can- jour country."

AVAILABLE THAT ARE NOT BEING he himself is made of fire. Yet you are to and almost knotted the count. I I
made of earth, even as was father Ad- With the Fliers leading, 55-53,
USED IN THIS FIGHT. Instead of firing and only a few seconds remaIn- i March OfContinued
am, and since you are earth, and my clod
salvos of ineffectual dollars at the ing, Hal Lutz of the Doughboys,
enemy was of earth, how can earth hurt ?
you stole the ball and broke up the from Page 1
fortress and having them used against itself, "And as for your third question, since floor ten yards ahead of his n tion and emergencies.

it could play a waiting game stacking itsdonal'S you admit it was decreed that I hit you, est rival. When Lutz was ar-I Chairmen of the drive in the
what right have you, sjr, to bring me be- two steps away from the basket, i I different commands will convert
as a reserve in SAVINGS BONDS, the contributions
the into
gun went off ending the game, checks and
fore this wise and devout ?
01 which strategy would hold DEMAND in magistrate giving the Fliers their third win : forward them to Captain Shaar
\Vhereupon the magistrate fined the com- of the season. who, in turn, will hand over the
check and cause uneasiness and panic in the plainant ten rupees, giving five of themto Once more Henningsen led the funds to the Jacksonville Commit-

enemy camp. Soon INFLATION'S biggest the Wise One for the further education scoring parade, throwing in 13 tee. .. .
baskets for 26 points. The
those desirable and expensive of scoffers.
weapon, very
star just couldn't be stopped, out
items of CONSUMER GOODS, would deteri- (Reprint) jumping any Benning player to Mrs. Smith Entertains

orate and lose its effectiveness as a factorin control the backboard. Officers' Wives Club
APPROVE TWO TOP NAVY JOBS Tommy Kilgariff came through
the struggle, which would be representedin (SEA-Two top Navy jobs, the officesof with 12 points to take the run- Mrs. Stephen B. Smith soloist

LOWER, PRICES. Then, in time, INFLA- Assistant Secretary of the Navy and vidual ner-up honors spot in the race for Indi- i, at entertained the Avondale members Baptist of'! the Church Offi-,

TION would become easy prey to INCOME'S Vice Chief of Naval Operations, have been .. I cers' Wives Club last week at { I

reserve strength SAVINGS BONDS. approved by President Truman.As their monthly meeting. She was )
AstSecNav, the President selected EconomyContinued accompanied by Mrs. A. Lloyd
:Mark E. Andrews Houston Tex. Layton organist and musical director .
Put in SAVINGS BONDSDon't a lawyer from Page 1 of the church.
your money -
and oil man who was a naval officer during cets, especially those for hot wa- Mrs. Smith was formerly" the
let INFLATION it for
get World War II. ter, are turned off when not in music' director and soloist of the
for $18.75 is good interest, and it's tangible. Vice Admiral Arthur W. Radford, USN us*. First'! Baptist Church at Ft. Lau-
The intangible, which is more important, is To help conserve steam and save derdale, Fla.
Vice I
named CNO. His
was was critical fuel oil, the following temperatures -
made by SecNav John L. Sullivan, and af>- have been recommended:
will have when tim
your money maturity Machine 50-60'
}proyed by the President. Shops :
rolls around. A few years hence, a dollar -* Woodworking Shops 60-65'
will resemble a dollar) again and it will buy BUSINESSES GRANT TRAINING LEAVE Garage 50-60*
much more than it will now. And the CON- Offices 70' I At the Station Chapel, lilrmlnf-
(SEA-Business concerns of all kinds Storehouses bam
40.50 Itoad and !Muslin Airnae
SUMER GOJDS that are tempting you now grant leave to members of the Naval Reserve Dispensary 70-80* 1'rottktant.
will still be available-improved, and un- to allow) them to participate in training Quarters 70-72 003O- MATT ,Seivlce-ChapUin A. ;:
C Uo>*i' I
much less Barracks
doubtedly expensive. A 63-70- 1045-Genera I IVoi.hlp Service ;
duty. recent survey by the U. S. Chamber -
Occupants of station and Dewey Chaplain F. L. Albert.
IT'STHE BEST PAID WAITING of Commerce revealed that of 1,256 companies Park housing were warned to CatholicOCfiO j

YOU'LL EVER DO! contacted on the question, 720 haveli.'iinino conserve their oil, too, as the : --MWM Ma090O 1
:-h(.I"f age is expected to become 1100 MOM
1 i !11,1\< (' polities already estahlilcd: -
-1) 1 l' l ir: A, I. \\.1. An outdoor Nursery for small children
T. i \ i r c + uiui* k'T mi re ai me in coming weeks and -
j.;rd TV flan] jt'lcfLion of f-n.jui o.c.u..csH ; deliveries not be U maintained between "'.00
by suppliers can
'" 1 T i' ( :" ,' Lt.rc. guaranteed. aM 1200.



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15 January 1948 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page rive

I II RIF Notices To Go

I To 295 Employees

Tomorrow Says IRDThe

Industrial Relations Department

:' tf is working full blast to
9 k prepare notices of separation for
approximately 295: employees in
time for distribution tomorrow irt
a made necessary
by a slash in funds for the
third quarter of fiscal 1918 and a
1 4 reduction in the personnel ceilingfor
\ NAS Jacksonville, ac.ording to
3'"g u v A O Anderson Civilian Personnel
.tf Officer The reduction will affect
282 Group II and III and 13 Group
IVb employees

Group II and III' positions to
jIfS be affected are helper aircraft
mechanic' general, helper electrician
: SS 5x helper general, helper machinist
helper metalsmith, helper
sheetmealvoiker, sandblaster,
classified laborer, aircraft fabric
worker aircraft mechanic gen
eral, aircraft mechanic motor, air
I'iltia. craft mechanic ordnance, joiner,
buffer and polisher, carpenter,
electrician, electroplater, machinist
sg packer, painter, pipefitter,
y S 4 plumber, radio mechanic, refrig-
n too !ration mechanic, sailmaker, sheet-
metal worker upholsterer, and
THE SECOND REGIONAL welder electric
SAFETY. Conference which endd Group IVb positions to be affected
here last Thursday was given a : are aeronautical engineer,
4.0 rating by the half a hun 'l: P-3; electrical engineer, P-3; per-
dred delegates l who came toMAS t ; sonnel clerk, CAF-5; operator mis.
Jacksonville from naval e cellaneous duplicating devices
establishments in the South. R CAF-2; mall, file and record clerk,
eastern area. Many remained r CAF-2; and file clerk, CAF-2.
after adjournment to attend a The last day of active duty for
short course on safety spectacles those affected by the reduction
given by Bausch and Lomb and will be 30 January 1948, it was
American Optical representa w stated.
tives. Those attending the conference --
are shown in the group SERVES 25 YEARSTIIEODOKE
photo above. Right, Capt. E. E.
Saunders, head of the Safety '5 :
U i a
Branch (OR) Washington. D.
C Z, : M >
officially welcomes the groupat v : V
the opening session.

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Comdr. C. A. Ap- -
:pleby, who has just reported fora AROUND 4&0ff
period of from six to nine =- I i Rosenburg in the Ad
months. lie: hails from Martins- has been
1 w Bldg. a steady pacesetter -
Personnel and Administrationby -
burg, West Virginia. He attended Dot Dickson -- Holiday Postscripts 11 Uthe with Xmas ties, wearing a
Shepherd College in that state different one each day, and each
Most of us stayed in
Florida Theater.'e '
and later attended the were one louder than the FKITCII
Universityof preceding one. JR.,
Jax, but a few of these rich people
Syracuse in New York. His about to believe that Albert Tug- The one he is most fond of has chief clerk of the Executive Department
went places. Lt (jg) Sweat went I
first service with the Governmentwas to Texas, Miss Dunbar went to I gle had deserted the Drafting Section i' as much or even more color thana I will complete 25: year
as a civilian inspector on the I last fire in an ammunition dump of continuous service with Naval
Birmingham, and Miss Binns wentto week after being stranded I
Railroad Retirement Board In 'Marvin Arnold, who moved into Aviation this Saturday.
New Orleans. Glamour Boy [ ALa. for few
Washington, D. C., in 1935. He Helen in Birmingham, a the Ad. Bldg. last week as asst. Pappy.1" as he is known by
Warren also took a trip.
joined the Naval Reserve in1 I 13 J Winstead went to Minnesota, Mr. I' days. Glorida Psota was a wee hit I chief clerk of 7ND-PWD, is run- most of his associates, began his
and was called to active duty in late getting back, too. She had ning neck and neck with Dub Fag- naval Civil Service career as a
Quina to Pensacola, Jimmy Log-
1940. Since he was already in the wood went to Chicago, and Miss been visiting relatives in Chicago, lie on second place. I, typist at Pensacola on 17 January
nation's capital, he began his naval I i Next we celebrate "National 1923. His name was placedon
Willingham to Kentucky. I III, and said the New Year's Day
career there, one of his Jobs ,, Headache Week' -that's when all the rolls of NAS Jacksonvilleon
being Aide to Admiral Jacobs Sophie G. really went steppingone great icy blizzard and snow storm''' holiday bills come due. 16 September 1940, reporting '
(Chief of Naval Personnel in the night. When" she arrived home made the Windy City look like a I|I The sassit '.set in the File Room here on 14 October 1940, a day
Bureau). Duty aboard the Indiana the milk man had already been winter wonderland.Just seems to be buzzing about a bit prior to the official
carried him into the South there. gotta make a correction in :[ what with Betty Herrington and of this station.
Pacific and eventual) .; into Tokyo Accessories Division-by Dorothy last week's JAX AIR NEWS. I I I spouse absorbing atmosphere at
Bay, from which point he was Wllllam'4on-The instrument had E. M. McHone, AM2c mak- the Windmill Club over the weekend -
able to pay a quick visit to the shop was really smokinglast ing with the music at our Christ- and Olive "Magnolia" Fleming InspectingThe
Japs' chief city. After the war the Thursday as Harry Dening mas party, but it was supposed to dazzling a date at the Offi
commander left the service for a and Joseph Mead became the have been Gerald Toler, AMMSc cers' Club enlisted boy-friends,
few months but accepted active proud fathers of bouncing boys. i McHone says he can't play anything please note).
duty again in April of last year. Congratulations to you and the j but the radio, and speaking' In the Transportation Section, Inspectors
His last station was Bayonne, N. mothers. 'I of Toler, he checked out last week. I Jenny Kopec reports that Willie
J., where he completed the Supply Tony Zambetti end wife spent We wish him lots of luck at his > Dauphin has a new tan Plymouth It> Melee Iliirnette
Corps School. Living at the Senior the holidays in Alabama with her new station I sedan-harmonizes with his red 1 Tragedy struck twice in one
BOQ at present, he is in the parents. They had a wonderful I Planning Dhi 1",10"By "'3'nona tie and green sox. In Maintenance, week In our department, we are
market for a two bedroom fur- time. Ted Mercuri says he put the Spurlock-Chief and Mrs. Cooper Mary Rodgers reports the birth I sorry to report. We were deeply
nished house or apartment some- groceries away during Christmas, : had a' visitor from Kodiak, Alas- of a seven-pound boy to Meriam shocked to learn of the death of
where between here and town (as as he had company from New I ka, over the Christmas holidays. Denmark, forme ly of the Time Comdr. H. B. Beckwith, our for
who isn't?) and he will welcomeany York and all over Flo. da and they I She's originally a Floridian but Unit. Sam Graham is now gracing mer Inspection Officer, on Saturday .
prospects :you can throw his had to be fed. We wonder why has been in Alaska long enough' Maintenance with his presence, 10 January', in .Bethesda,
Waterman, our one and only, to really enjoy this wonderful having come over from NAGS Maryland.We .
way.AND BY THE WAY: You may comes to work all dressed up now. Florida sunshine. Sam's P. W. quarterman. extend our deepest sympathy
be happy to learn indications are Has he made a find ? Marjorie Stovall was among Seems to be an epidemic of to Sara Verner and her same
that no reduction In Group IVB'sis I' On our sick list is Mr. Allen and those who heard wedding bells minor Injuries in this section re- ily in the death of her brother,
contemplated because of the Mr. Tripp. We miss them and hope ring over Christmas. Her daughter cently-H. B. Bliss, Cathy John- I Tom. who was killed in an automobile -
I ; allotment remaining nearly the they will soon Joe back at work. was married to Mr. Ellison son, and Hollis Peavy all suffer- 1 accident in North Carolina.
I same for the third fiscal quarter We welcome to our shop E. L. Green Give them our congratulations ing slight falls fully recoverednow I We welcome T. C. Kirkland,
, as for the second; however, some Waldron, A. L. Beatty, J. J. Sew- Marjorie. thank you. Bart Dockrell, i>I transferred from Supply Inspection
of us may be affected by the RIF ell, J. D. Lafey, J. R. Watkins, Inez Dixon spent her vacationat Material Unit supervisor, lost Hen- to the Engine Overhaul In*
of permanents in A&R, if and C. N. Ferguson, and J. Birkbeck. home--In Georgia. She came I ry Melzer to the Power Plant and I I i spection Group. We hope you will
) when Walter Faye Is abruptly Our shop is larger than ever now. back with that new look. i gained Loraine Baxter in his unit.E. enjoy your new station of duty',
Engine Overhaul -- by Susie J. McGonigal, foreman-laborer, Mr Kirkland. .
r. switching his brand of weeds, We had a visitor last Thursday, i
anticipating that failure to do so Mrs. Mollie Summers. She sure \VebsterThe A&R nurse I went to Texas during the holidays I I I I Glad to have Lt. Comdr. Allmad
. would constitute an act of trea- looks as though married life is went to Sarasota to spend the i -has an ill daughter there. Hope back with us after the Christmas
son In his new job with R. JRe. agreeing with her. Christmas holidays with her family your visit brought some improvement leave." He and his family spent the
noldi In Winston-Salem, whichhe Engineering Dh'lslon-by Caro- and you know who. She was''' Mac. ,, holidays In Texas. We know you
will accept in February. The line Howell-Can anyone lend Mr. filled with Christmas Spirit when I In the Design and Engineering., enjoyed every minute of your trip.
sixth of that month is his last Lamb a hand in the-Drafting Section she left (non-alcoholic), and now Division, Virginia Walpole reports'I Chief E. M. Bush has been
working day with NAS Whois ? It wasn't enough for Fred she comes back chirping about that Lecy Stevens is resigningthe transferred from the Inspection'
known on the third deck as Clyne to leave him, now "Buzz" the "New Year's Spirit"-so it 23rd of this month to settle'I Department to Aviation Training
Paul Whiteman, junior? It's Gamache has resigned. "Buzz" has must have been a very satisfactory -I'' down to married life and raise i Department. VM Unit. We hop
Grandma Forbes end Grandma been made assistant manager at vacation. How 'bout it, Jane '.' chickens or something. Glad to'I you will enjoy your new work,
McDermon now, and soon to be ----- Charlie Hart took his frau to : announce that Sam Dalhouse received chief.
Grandma McDowell, all of whom "Ladies in Retirement" which will I'' Tennessee, after spending a weekof his professional electrical I I Chief R. H. Kealen: has been
are as pleased as the papas be presented by the Beach Little his leave putting the Packard' engineering license for Florida just transferred from the Aircraft
Thelma Coleman son is home Theatre the 28th and 29th of this back together. Believe you me, it in time for a Xmas present ; Overhaul Group to Ground T* t.
from the Navy Terry Walker, month I. M. and GeeGee a was really apart-take it from one ,, Doc Melshelmer is still dazzlingthe I He will take over Chief B WI'I
in Accounting, Is leaving to take pair, they tell Je Ernest who knows. Went over to pay a''' boys with his sartorial elegance :' duties! there.
up civil engineer: at Wake For- Rodeillat is a new home owner call and there was C. G. out in the but he has shaved his mus- Chief Bolin, did you sad the
est Charles Pait, who left Bobbie Dixon threatens dire back yard with a hat on, no less, I tache so thin there is some doubt misfits enjoy the fights the Other
us Rome weeks back to enter dra- punishment if you mention paper scrubbing bolts, screws, and all aa to whether he is or he ain't got night? ,
matic school, was forced to return flowers or mistletoe to her, but sorts of things. I found out by I one. N. C. Farmer was honoredby Jimmy Boas your left tint'
S because of illness in the will forgive you if you'll tell her intelligent questioning that these being invited to take part in looks sort different. Could It bo
family. He is continuing) his training where to find an apartment bv the' "things represented one Packard the local dedication servu.s of that br'wht new rating you have
locall", however, having se- 20th Amy Shaver's chief hobby \ which 1 have since seen assembled the Fieetlori Train I I'' itsn I i eared thr one male performance in stamp collecting i I arpearanc in JtU1 i,' J' .., .1; C'' ; ;tlUj.ttll i -'




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JAIL lUll NEWS THE WORD. I l ew Boot


eommaDdJncCommander .
"Admiral Halsey's Story" a*
Robert P. B.ebc. USN There's an old saying that "No Mahoney got a letter ("She's the I told by the Admiral and Joseph
Executive news is good news" and from this, only one that writes.") and Sat
the Division must be going gredt urday morning Mahoney went I Bryan is, according to the Admiral

Lt. A. C. Boyer (ChC), USN guns. The ledger is blank; abso- apartment hunting. Two and two himself not an autobiography buta

Public Information Officer. lutely barren. Probably the main equal-Brandt. Charlia Logan. is report. The Navy has never
Advisor to las Air Newt reason is that most of us have in the market for someone to buy known a report quite like this.
been busy all week with another his cahh. (Advertising rates arc Admiral Halsey reports his life
Editorial Offices for NATTC Section South Wing Inventory. (That's right, Mr. Rip- low). Lagerman hopped down to from the Naval Academy days in
Ot NAT'lC Auditorium, Bldg. 563. Tel. !::XC. 8174. ley). It's just a case of picking a DeLand over the week-end to find the early 1900's to Tokyo In 1915.

-Editor number between one and fifty-two his true love hitched. They're so The years 1910 to 1915 occupy .
Robert J. Wehllng. Sic and making an inventory for that unpredictable, Hank! most of the book and give a documented
number of students. No fair cheat- Hale has been standing night history of the war In tha

L. D. Mo Sports In.Ii.orAOlo( ing and using last week's inven- I watches lately awaiting that Pacific but with a w' and extra-
tory as an aid. The building that I white bird with the long beak vaganza that is not usually characteristic
All Pbotograjhs an official U. S. Navy Photographs mad by HAS gets their's in first will receive a I I and saving his pennies on the side of a Navy report. It is
Fnoto Lab and Av Fund School I Photo Lab unless. otherwii. credited. brand new building to move into! for cigars. Silvers has received a just what might be expected fromso

The "Hellcat" basketball team note from Petrillo telling him to colorful an actor as Admiral
got off to a fast start last Wednesday I'change his nickname of "Long Halsey.
WyyMy MMMMYMM.YNq..i1M' //er ; ,..MVMW'MMMiM MY.IN night with a 58-37 win I John." Something about union Against the background of 1.
over the "Adders." The points were rules. Culbertson complains of Mexican feast-day, 'an ex-British
pretty equally divided between a seeing altocumulus clouds in his consul, with no occupation one
high stepping flee consisting of beer and lastly, Noble is back- excepts hi. fabulous drinking--
Parks, Myrtle, Stone, Luckenbilland with that Ford that does 83 in tries to rise to the occasion of the
"playing coach" Wilcox. They low. unexpected return of his estranged
give us the promise of another While going through 425 the wife. Ills half brother and his best
1 victorious team, but there was a other day, I dropped into BB boyhood friend, both in love with
DO! WHERE TO OOl lack of partisans on the sidelines. I Young's san 'um and picked up his wife, are also on the scene.
WHAT TO (Hint1)!). And, oh, yes, we won the I the names of the honor studentsin i. These are the principal actors in
Captain's Trophy, ho hum! j i Class AF 18. They were J. P. this drama of man's inability to
Eavesdropping around the bar- McQuinn and F. J. Monaco with defeat the sinister forces withIn
racks I picked up a few little' averages in the region of 83 percent himself or even to take advantageof

MOVIE SCHEDULE items of interest Friday morning I I These men are to be con- the opportunities offered toj
gratulated on their high marks save himself. The novel is "Unde
NATTC and urged to continue their good the Volcano," by Malcolm Lowry
work in the Navy. "Eliza" by Patricia Campbell j ja is

THURSDAY COVER BIG TOWN with Philip Reed and Hillary "Did'Ja" see them?" The golden novel of life in the wilderness
\ footballs of course, that arrived of the Pacific Northwest in thef
Brooke Shows at 1730 and 2015.
r NpTTCen this week for the victorious mem- late nineteenth century. Eliza tsi

FRIDAY AND SATUIOAY-THE FUGITIVE starring Henry bers of our football squad. The a Philai elphla society girl, a Qua-.
Fonda and Dolores Del Rio. To be shown at 1400 on Saturday only due r gift of the Welfare Department ker, who knew that her life would
to Basketball games on Friday and Saturday nights between Jax they are to be given out within never be the same wh i a red-
I the next couple of weeks. Chief
Navy and Pensacola Pre-Flight. I I bearded viking from Washington
II I Bacigalupo (the printer's night- Territory crossed her path. She
SUNDAY-UNDER COLORADO SKY with Monte Hale and mare) has promised to send out followed this man across the continent j

Adrian Booth. Shows at 1400, 1730 and 2015. I the emblems to those already ship- married him, and plungedinto I
ped out.There. a life of which she had
,MONDAY AND TUESDAY-BODY AND SOUL starring John has been a clamor of dreamed. The book is lusty
Car eld anti: LilA Palmer. Shows at 1730 and 2015. voices in the last few weeks for exciting--at once
someone to take up tin burdenof informative.
WEDNESDAY-RIDERS OF LONE STAR with Charles Star- G. R. Hughes reported back off another party for Ship's Com- neVCIl"
Alfred Hitchcock the
rett and Smiley Burnette. Shows at 1730 and 2015. leave this week. How was the pany. Volunteers will be needed ,
director and producer,
Castle and leave and a few more signified people have found the formula to
Welcome aboard ChElec. J. K. *
doing the talking. What d'ya say
Knudsen Shows at 1730 and 2015. audiences on the edge of
Eason. Mr. Eason reported from I'm giving Ship's Service a rest!
chairs. So, if you like sitting on
C Z. .
NAS, Coco Solo f
the edge of your chair, you should
We bid farewell to ChElec. B
*>i THINGS TO D&-ABOARD B. Pinney. Happy sailing Mr. Pin- NATS Sets Record Of pense"enjoy the which"Fireside has been Book edited of Sus by

FLEET'S LN Open nightly 1730-2130. Bldg. 517. ney.A Division Party is in the winJ. Two Billion Miles the same Mr. Hitchcock.
Sandwiches and snacks available. Hear co-chairman (victims) for ---- -- -

COWLING: alley ui Ship Service avail the party are DeAngelis and Flown Without Loss aircraft over a total of 41,000
Let's all turn out and make route miles while supplying the
able to all personnel Monday through Saturday, $ Quinn. (\Fl'S-The Naval Air Trans- mobile naval forces spotted
1700-2130. League games have priority. this a huge success.Vhata say,
? port Service established a recordof throughout the world in 1917 On
NAT'lC LIBRARY Located In Auditorium fellows 495,802110 passenger miles
regular schedule, the NATS operations
Open Monday, Tuesday, hursday and Friday 1300 to Chief Wagoner (Class EB-2)) flown in 1917, without one passen- covered extreme rangesof

2100. Wednesday 1230 to 2100. Saturday and Sunday passed mother out cigars and last week. Hope do- ger fatality, Rear Admiral John hot and cold climate in every
1230 to 2100. the fine. baby boy are W. Reeves, Jr., commander of the kind of weather, the Admiral
ing Congratulation1' NATS, recently reported.The .
It is hoped that the AEM"B" said.
year's total skyrockets to
School will have a good showingin
two billion passenger-miles flowi:
the drive of "MARCH OK The ileu.i of u ATHLETIC GEAR Available at Gear LocXw, by NATS in the past six years
DIMES Our is 100 -
goal made
percent without a charge by
a fatality Eigh-
Physical Training Department Bldg SIS. All those who wish to maka teen million passenger of the total were sorority girls that the men \\hoUH'tl
contributions are asked to con in the fraternity house' next
flown 1917 in
'iNIS-Racquets and balls available at Physical during hospital
tact Ensign H. D. Fields, Jr. evacuation vvor" ,AdMiral Reeves door were falling to pull their
- Training Bldg. 513. We're all wondering who's said. '.liatlcs &10\\n.

champion of the Acey Ducey game. "What we are doing today differs lie looked out of the window of
Hear Quinn and Haynes arc run- the and said "1
in no essential from what we sorority house :
ning a close tie. would have to do if war came to- can't even see inside the fraternity -
The AEM "B" School has a morrow, except that in peace house from here" "Oil :jejou
SWIMMING-Indoor Pool. Daily Monday through W'T' basketball team. Let's turn
.Jt' do it on a smaller scale;" the Ad- can," chorused the girls. "All
Friday-1800 to 2100. Saturday-0900) to 2100; I give them'our moral sup- miral asserted. you have to do is! stand on a
Sunday-1300 to 2100. .11 games will be played at NATS operated 70 four-engine I chair."
Old man PR 'K coveredtwo
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lengths of the floor last game sic .
DINGO-Every Thursday evening at the NATTCenter Ship's Our team is coached by the able \r.: -, A !,:,,' :'> .;;J ",' ,J ,
Service in Snug Harbor (rear entrance) from 2000 till 2230. Spon- Chief Hecht. OUR TEAM IS ,.!. w. ',.' M ..',." i .,- ?;'-*,<' AFPS'A".v.
sored by the Navy Wives Club of Jacksonville. Proceeds for the Nur- RED HOT, so come on, fellows, : ,: ; :

serv. let's aU go out and root.DANCE . --- -- - -- -- 1
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TO THE MUSIC Or > l : ;.:

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Claude Thornhifl : .
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And His Orchestra

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Valentine's Day Dance I Z .


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Watch These Pages For Further Details
WHAT MAKES YA think beautiful gals are dumb. Here's one
II I what can write. All you have to do is drop a line Walter Thornton;
420 Lexington Avenue, NYC, and Mary Lou Gleason will ship ya a
I copy of this foto free. And she'll sign her name on It, Just for you.

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15 January' 1948" JAX AIR SECTION ? ?





Bingo playing at Snug Harbor
Sn the NATTC Ship's Service haa

resumed once more after a long

vacation over the Holidays. A
a large crowd gathered last Thurs i

day for the first time since 18 De
cember.An .

even larger crowd is expected -
tonight. The reasons? No.1: I

a nice, juicy, $215.00 jackpot-.
2: A $23.00 Blackout Card; No !s
3: A free game to be played the 1
winner to receive a Nursery Card.
All proceeds of this great game I

of fun go to the Nursery, which
la sponsored by the Navy Wives

.. Club.


: liDS UpS And DownsThe LOCAL DOG SHOW

t ) I I Blitzen von Schwarzwald English

TAM (Aircraft Maintenance f --- -------- translation, "Lightning in th.
) Division is The division is a small unit and a
one of the Training iP 9 "
LQ 1 Black Forest, just completed]
Department upkeep units. It operates out of Hangar No. 523 .f
is charged with the maintenance II. where it has an engineering and its first dog show and walked

of NATTC ground instructional metal shop at which places dis- i S SK away with three ribbons. Oh, w.

aircraft which must be kept in crepancies on the aircraft arc S k forgot to tell you that Blitzen von

good -operating condition so that remedied. Experienced mechs and { Schwarzwald, English translation
schools instructors teach metalsmiths from Ships Company 3 "
L may s "Lightning in the Black Forest
their students with the advantages perform the work and most of the
(Bhtz for short), is ChMech and
offered in good instructional I jobs calling for their talents in- Mrs. E. W Petot's Doberman Pin-
airplanes. clude: Engine checks, trouble- scher.
I shooting, accessory repair and re-
placements, propeller maintenanceand TAM, ONE OF the littlest and least heard of Divisions aboard: Blitz was entered in the American

Lt.'s Brown And adjustments, minor electricaland NATTC are anything but idle. Shown above are some action pictures Kennel Club, All-Breed Dog

hydraulic repairs, fueling and as the men in the division turn to on their jobs Top right) Show last Saturday, January lQ<

differ\ Arrive At deluding, assembly and disassem- The complete Division, together with all their vehicles ( not count- and managed to take third placein
bly as required, and transportation ing the bicycle) are shown in this picture Reading from left to the Novice Class, four "1 plaid

NATTC r From HAGR I of aircraft to and from right, standing, are: J. S. Quinn, ACMM Leading Chief W. J. in American Breed and fourth
; schcos! and activities concerned. Lavers AMI; R. H. Rawlins, AMM1; R. W. Allen, AMM1; J. R. I place for Local Doberman Pinschers -

the Structural repair and metal work Foster, ACM; Mr E. W. Petot, ChMech, O-m-C. and "Blitz," Mr. I That is quite a feat for a
Among relatively new offi- not involving major fabrication Petot's thoroughbred dog, oft called "Ass't O-inC, and Chief Trou- I 19-months-old puppy, even if the
cers aboard this base are Lt. L. R. is also accomplished. Personnel blemaker. Left to right, kneeling, are: J. A Dortch, S2AM; J. R. I I puppy is about a yard tall, as the
Miller and Lt. C. R. Brown. Mr.
Miller, this making up the division are: Ch. Usina, AMM1; and E: Krezeskinski, SI. Behind them is the large competition was unusually stfif.
is not although to the new on base, Mach. E. W. Petot, Jr., O-in-C, J. Sterling Crane Truck, the heavy duty Tractor, and the Internationaltruck I Blitz is the assistant troublemaker
new training com- B. shown top left. (Bottom) Chief J. R. Foster is at the wheel of
mand Mi Miller was stationed at Quinn, ACMM, J. R. Foster, of the TAM division, where
YHlow Water for ACM, R. W. Allen, AMM1, R. H. the tractor, as Mr. Petot supervises the towing of an SC into the i his boss, Mr. Petot, is division officer
Gunnery Range
the past 18 months and has held Rawlins, AMM1. J. R. Usina, AMI, Hangar. Everything is under control, as the final step of gettingthe I Every morning Blitz takes

the position of permanent OOD, W. J. Lavers, AMI, E. Krzesinski plane into the hnagar is completed Mr. Petot to work and every eve
Fir Marshal and Security Officer and J. A. Dortch, S2 (AM). -- -------------- ------ ning brings him back home. Mr.

for that base. Typical of the many unique jobs l'etot states that he has never

Mr. Miller made the rank of which fall to their lot was the TAF Swamps Two Teams; been led astray yet, which shows
I that Blitz is unusual
full lieutenant in July of 1944. task of removing the fuselage of an : specimen -
Previous an FM-1 from Bldg. No. 551: to I of man's best buddy.
to assignment at Yellow I
Water, Mr. Miller was Air Ord- salvage. It had been used for instruction Lead Intramural LeagueWith Another NATTC officer who entered -

nance Officer aboard the USS i in the SKV school and his dog in the recent show;;
Lexington. Lt. Miller's home stateis when confronted with the propo- alarming regularity, TAF's Hellcats seem destinedonce was Lt. (Jg) R. P. Dameron. Hill

North Carolina. I' sition of getting it out the door more to be favored to cop the Captain's Trophy after two : entry was his young Cocker: Span
after stripping it, TAM Mechs ''iel pup, "Cinders The Cockers_
Lt. C. R. Brown aboard in their first two of the NATTC In-
reported made the baffling discovery that decisive victories games i Spaniel field was so crowded with!
NATTC 12 December 1947 from I the door width lacked several inches tramural Basketball Season. I entries that a special show was

where the USS he Gardners Ordnance Bay, and an AVP Com-, to permit clearance of the fuse- The cry that was heard in past years in the Nation's I held for that breed. Cinders was a

munications was Officer. Previous to I lage through it, no matter which Sports Circles of "Stop the Chicago Bears" and "Break up I novice and although gathering
way it was turned. Speculating on I experience for future competition ,
that duty he was attached to Torpedo ':, the question of how the thing got i the Yankees," seemed to be heard Laughlin each had 12 points for : failed to take a ribbon.
No. 7. Mr. Miller aboard NATTC, on a smaller
was I here at .
there first it and .
I in the place was suggested TAF, while LaHullier Robey I
the light cruiser Omaha in October i scale, concerning the powerful
that probably the FM-1 had six apiece for the Bulldogs. t
of 1944 when that ship captured was there first and the building TAF squads. TAF had no trouble at all, leading
the German blockade run- I In their first game of the season Bowling Alleys To
came later. The mystery was final- I throughout the game. The score
the Adders,
under the walked over
ner running ly solved with the help of Training 1 TAF at the end of the first quarterwas
name of "Willmotto", out of Philadelphia rated as about the only team who Offer Prize For
Shops carpenters who removed I 18 to 5 for TAF, lengthenedto
and the Ameri- Hellcats a battle, by
running I can give the
a section of the door 37 to 10 at halftime and 47-20
can flag. Mr. Brown was among a score of 58 to 37. This past Tues-
frame. : at the end of the third stanza. Weekly High ScoreThe
the members of the boarding party day, it was the same story, as theTAFer's the
The Tigers slipped by hapless ,
Another incident odd and mild-
the TOA-
and therefore is entitled
to a : easily got by Bulldogs in the first game of
occurred while
s% share in tl. profits from the ship, ly exasperating, TOB Bulldogs by a score of 60 the season by a 31 to 24 score. : NATTC bowling alley is now
getting ready for the last Admiral's -
according to Navy Regulations.This I to 25. Myrtle and Player-Coach Cizauskas with 12 Thompson with going to find out just who is the r
inspection. seems
prize money that Mr. Brown I Wilcox each dumped in 12 points the base.
the nine, and Bass with six were top best kegler on
during cleanup when
and other members of the process Adders and Stone was i I
boarding the ,
I the hangar, shops, storerooms, etc. I against scorers for the Tigers, while Lus- Lt. R. Gerstl, Welfare Office \.,
will 10. Bea- '
party receive Is the first prize close behind with an even i
combe with LaHullier with announced that three dollar
were cleared of all junk, trash and I eight, has a
with 12 and '
money paid by the Navy since old bones, they came an old ver with 15, Solum five and Gibson with four led the weekly prize will be given to thd
1831. The Omaha had the dIstinc- upon Walker with 6 were high men for '
P&W engine which should have Bulldogs. The game was hotly con- man who holds the week's higttxiwA'ww.x'BTB
tion of being the first American the Adders tested, with the Tigers leading 17
ship to dispatch a boarding party keen scrapped years ago. Unknown The Bulldogs lost their second
I I to 16 at halftime and 26 to 22 at
to them at the time and just recently -
that did successfully board and I this straight game to the Hellcats oy the third quarter mark.
discovered had
salvage an enemy ship since that I engine 60 to 25. Stone, Parks and MoABOVE The Bearcats- and Wildcats werein
.- been built up from scrap Darts
Ucllf.Mr. during the old mech. schooldays -- another close one, with Wildcats
Brown is now attached to barely slipping by the Bearcats
in the hangar. As the story goes
the Ordnance "B" school and Mr. the Mech school instructors at by a 33 to 30 count. WillIe, with

Miller has been taking Mr. Fran- that time were hard pressed for 16 points for the Wildcats, led all j
cis' place as Captain's Aide while engines to instruct on and they scoring, followed by his teammate a
the latter was on leave. went far and wide, canvassing ac Lubinski with nine. Jackson with 1

tivities for odd cylinders, pistons five, and Peterson, Bernat and'
Slugs His Image valves, and other parts available Holden with four each were top

Richmond, Intl. (AFTS)-Max I which they could use. They finally men for the Wildcats.. .

Chenowcth 20-year-old fighter, assembled a reasonably complete
lost by a technical K. O. an impromptu engine for a cutaway mockup. Mr*. Smith: \Vhene\er I'm In
bout in Wayne County which was to be its fate. the dumps, aa I wa yesterday, 1

jail after his arrest on chargesof Obviously, they hadn't gotten to r Just get myself a new hat. 1
intoxication. the cutaway stage and the engine Mrs Jones: "I was wondering

Seeing some wise guy leeringat unblessed with identity of neither where you got them.

him, Chenoweth squared off I number, log book or name plate i

and swung the left hook for I lay forgotten in a far corner of "Poppa, there's a woman peddler

which he is noted in local sport I the hangar, mounted on its stand ., of at the door."
circles There was a crash of with a tarp draped over It. Need x AarS "Tell him I've. got one too many
glass and a howl from Chenoweth. I less to say it took weeks to find now." *

,) lIe had slugged his reflection in I out that the engine was an orphan

, \ a mirror. I. and still longer to get rid ot it
Small "There that
boy: goes
-'- ACMM Drew, then leading chief
:: : = = I II
-- -- -- who moved In
new girl just acrossthe
:was faced with the problem oi getting i p i *t.-tMttim-*awmwuMmam*
it off his hands as expeditiously street"Second score on the hardwoods. This prizl
I I I little boy: "I don't like'
Remember Your and graciously as pos is to act as a stimulus for th
sible. This he did admirably, as \ her, her n'k dirty. I forthcoming NATTC division
I the old mill promptly disappearedon First ditto: "Her does?" I Bowling Tournament later in the

ABC's the day before Admiral's In- I I month.
spection. Joe: "Why has a woman never There are six alleys availably
Rumor has it that Chief Drew been President?" at the rear of Ship's Service ancr

When DrivingA turned to with a shovel in the Moe: "Don't you know the President the charge is only five cents pet.
dead of night and buried the has to be over 35?" line and ten cents for a pin boy Jj

monster behind the test cells, but The alleys are open from 1700,{ch
that notion persists only in the week dayaJ
2130 each evening on
( I Bride of three : "Does
ways minds of people who don't know husband snore in years his sleep. your and from 1300 to MO on week*
of the
Drew. His shipmates are
is shown- J-iU'nnu,1-=- Bride of three days: 1 don't ends. 'I
off for
traded it
opinion) that
J BeCareful I AEM3 of TEA Division know yet?" Here Ls a chAnoe, for diviai
an old broken down lathe that lien, in so
start getting
teams to ;
is the leading point rHot-
mysteriously appeared in the hangar Henningsen the station tourn
I A few days later, taking up getter of this year's highpowered \ StuffThat's practice
Jax-Navy Flier basketball a hot number," said the ment and also to pick up threes,
than the engine did. ,
more room down t
lie hails from Atlantic, steer as the branding lion was berries for knocklQg-";
t; I it's And still in you're interested pressed to his leg mot maples eatlTweek.r. \

Eight JAX AIR NEWS 15 January 1948

c. a v. Infra-mural BasketballLeagues

as : Off To Flying

S 'fr'S y6 Stunt Here Lost Week '

\ : : Four strong cage contenders coasted'47 reason to their initial win of the

for Mainside's intramural -
A< Prove Strong

k w4 loop supremacy-Adminis- Living up to its advance notices

\a'w( trative Annex, A&R, M-l Di- the A&R: outfit slipped by a surprised -
Communication five, 32-25
vision, and Ordnance & Gun- after holding a slim one-point ..

nery-started off on the right margin at the second rest stop.
Bob Booth and Karl Belke led thwinners'
foot last Thursday with impressive attack with 11 and 9:

and decisive wins points respectively. Johnny Jacobs
was high for the losers with It
over four other fairly strong tallies,

: quintets. With Bill Stowe potting four
YYa Administrative Annex droppedthe quick buckets in the waning! min
7Y Yard Department _In the utes of the second half, the M-l
league opener, 4715, paced by Division club edged by a fighting
; Johnny Huey and Frank Retrieve quintet from ATU No. 4, 20-14, lit
who each cracked the meshing for one of the best>rlayed encounter
ten markers The game was never of the afternoon. Jim Penrod threw
in doubt as the fast-stepping "yeo- In three buckets and a gratis toss
man" five bounced into a 23.9 I for seven markers to lead the losers -
lead at the intermission and then .
-- I
Jim Mahaffav went on a scoring
spree for the Ordnance and

WAVES TROUNCE SOUTHERN BELL AND Gunnery last Thursday five ,in almost the final outscoring game

I its opponents by his 18-point barrage -

KING EDWARD IN LAST TWO OUTINGSThe I fell .victim The Naval to Mahaffay's Hospital terrific outfit

shooting:, 3020. Jim Williams WILt
high for the losers with eight
NAS WAVES asketball ------
team put in its best performance when Pensacola Pre-Flight comesto ATU No. 6 Wins Opener

of the season Saturday night at' Jax, the WAVES will go into A fire-wagon brand of ball paid

the NATTC Auditorium when Jt' action against their off for ATU No.6 last Friday as

scored a d'cisive1523 win over the Pensacola WAVES a.rch-rivals'l they completely outclassed the
Marines 40-17, in the second: dayof
the Southern Bell sextette The i sacola girls haven't won from play for the current season. R

WAVES took a quick lead and Jax in the past three years, and p Led by Johnny Gwinn who flipped

held it until the end of the first Coach "Skip" Edge's charges will in six two-pointers and a set of

be out to keep this record intact charity tosses, the ATU five had
half.But little trouble after the intermission
very -
then, with Coach Skipper in
manhandling the leathernecks
Edge throwing in her reserves, .
the visitors came to life. By the Chief Justiss
I In a rough-and-tumble game !&
end of the third period, they had
I scrapping Flag Unit team blasted -
knotted the count at 21-21. Coach Named Coach Of a dogged VM Unit five !
'Edge; quickly put her first team P
58-22, in the biggest rout
back in and, led by Laddie Vla '48 Tiger CagersChi P r .r f YSV of the day. Charlie Fernau dumped -

_deff, the WAVES pulled ahead In eight baskets and a duo of
with ease.Vladeff- Robert Justiss was ap-
free throws for 18 points and
grabbed off all scoring pointed head coach last week 01 : scoring honors for the day.

honors for the night, netting 14 the NAS Tiger basketball squadfor ;i Ed Estok and Buddy Wolls tossed
followed by Butch the coming season, and his ; I
points. She was in 14 and 16 markers apieceto
contributed nine markers first move was to issue a call fOI i
Glover who rack up an unimpressive win 1
to the victory. more hoopsters He also announced b5F over a hapless Parachute Lott
that the colored five would I
Stretching their winning streakto ; ar>.. team, 62-8 Estok and Wolls
three and none, the gals bowled -. practice Auditorium every between day at 0830 and playing! under X-l Division colors,
over King Edward, 41 to 8, in -<<-"' played but half the game in reg
0945. l'OWEn. UI. JAX-NA\Y wrestling team took off for Pen-
S their initial encounter of the In- istering this easy win.
Town Girls' League Tuesday night. Coach Justiss has been blessed sacola yesterday to take part in the second annual Naval Air Train- I After leading :2-11 at halftime I
held I with five returnees who wore the ing Athletic Conference grappling ..championships. Last year, the a ciack Supply five went on to
'Vhen the first team was ; NAS spangles a season back. John local maulers grabbed off the runner-up spot in the tourney, and down a hard-fighting VA ATU-5
in check early in the game Barbara, the Plaskett, W. C. Wallace, C E. they hope to take over the crown this season (Top) Lt Paul King, quintet. 31-15, in the final game of
second team, sparked by Hurd, Bob Walker and Ellis Turner head coach, points out the flaws in Marvin Kleinman's half nelson the day last Friday. Bill Klahr
Earp, Ruth LaVere, and Margaret are all expected to be out at on Jim Senic during the team's final preparatory workout. (Bot- Rog Parker, and Ken Libolsl each
Peterson, began a scoring spree the first practice. tom) These are the men who will battle for honors today. They are, dropped in three buckets to attars
which baffled e losers. Laddie In addition to theveterans, Jus- left to right, M. Kleinman. J. Senic, R, Politackis, D. L, Williams, the scoring laurels for the winners -
Vladeff again topped the scoring tias will be greeted at the opening D C, Rusk, L. S, Beebe, D. C. Lyon, and Coach King. .
with 14 points, while Fran Free session like Jim
by newcomers ----- -- -- -- -- ----
-- -- -- --
scored eight. 'I Person, Roy Frances, Robert was a member of last year's team,
As a preliminary to the Jax- I Chatman, Ed Sanders, and Jerom Boxing Match With Pensacola and Richard Casciano another J

Navy-Green Cove tilt tonight, the Proctor. I crown holder a season back, aiao
WAVES will take on the NAS Civilian I Anyone wishing to go out forth Postponed Until 24 January are showing up well in the practice -
girls Earlier in the season, Tiger should contact Chief I sessions.
the Nav Sextette topped the civilians I Justiss at Bldg, 726 or by phoneat The bouts between the Jax- I era off balance and, though the In the heavier brackets Bob \

22 to 4, Tomorrow night. 593. Navy boxing team and the NATB I boys are coming along fast, the Perkins, popular middleweight andPat

-- Pensacola squad, slated for 17 January extra week will be very helpful. I Patterson, a promising light
heavy, are beginning to com
. HARDWOOD HIGHJUMPER I at the NATTC Auditorium, As was expected when the call around.

J have been set back until 24 Jan- for boxers was sent out, Eddie Newcomers Joe Martin, Dick
to both a DeCore and Mike Hernandez, both Eckmanian Dick
l uary so as give squads and Polak are
better chance to round into shape, stars of last year's squad, are learning fast, and, acceding to
it was announced by Lt. Comdr. well ahead of any other candle the coaching staff, will probably
Anthony J. Rubino, head coach, dates. Both boys have had the be in good shape for the Penan-
early this weekFiom I I necessary experience to make a cola match
all reports, the local aggregation I I good showing in the coming cam- Anyone wishing to try out for
as well as the visitorscan paign. And under the watchful eye the team should contact either Al
well stand the reprieve The lot Al Smabaldi. the two are improving Sinibaldi at ext 8283, Chief JU 1-

''b ; long layoff over the Christmas every day. Usa at ext 593, or Chief Chip- .
holidays threw the Jax-Navy box- Aaron Garcia, a slugger who I paroni at ext. 498.

S Golfer Gives Exhibition
4 y {. 11ti ; I

I, i Mixed Foursome Tourney Is Staged

Jim Nichols, the one-armed professional I the others', and his work with the -; ;..rnlnu IS handicap ,:;a 41, ('.p. f
ISIS east Mr*, Half-M minus a 11 ha., '
golfer, really lived up to i I irons was superb dicap for a II, apUla and Sirs He.- \
1fi his reputation at the local links On Sunday, Captain and MM. tos-81 miss at :JtQ haadirap for a II, ,
1.&. and Mr, 1'arkrr' -31 minus a II
last Saturday afternoon when William E Gentnei, playing in the feaadirap for a 41, ..&. and Mrs, Johnmm .
Ladies Golf Association's Mixed _r mi..* a 17 haodltap for It, ....
after giving an hour-long exhibition Foursome tourney, came throughwith aad :Mrs. H+rg- 1 minus a 19 handle l
y to a gallery of over 100 fans, the lowest score of 47 for a 41, Comdr. and Mr. s.'rr-341
gross mla.. a :23 handicap for aU, Captain
? P r he came through with a blistering minus an 11 handicap for a 36 and Mr., IIII.-ti. minus a 17 handicap
5 75 over an unfamiliar eighteen Mrs. Gentner, returning to the far a 4J: I,t. ..d Sire. a H for a 43, ('apt. Grant
!holes, game after a four-year lapse, shot .. .
sad Miss Mil all-g* miuu a 20 h. .ll.ap
In fact, the complete foursome some fine golf. for a I*. omdr and Sire, liumeo
which made the rounds, including I Captain Fort H. Callahan and -II nilau* a 12 handicap for a 19.
4Y Ja>:k Harvey, Joe MacDonald, Ed I Mrs. Smith shared second place Golf balls! were awarded to the
Rapacz, and Nichols, played brilliant honors with Lt. and Mrs. Barrett winners Captain and Mrs, Haft
g y'c golf during the atternoon'a: both couples shooting net 37'i were rewarded for a birdie on the ...
seventh hole, and Lt and Mr .
play And when the four reachedthe
Captain Callahan and Mrs. Smith
; final green, all were tied Hatvfv '- I'shot a 51 minus a 14 handicap i I' Bishop were presented a golf ball
rAl. MacDonald and Rapacz all and Lt, and Mrs Barrett shot a ,'for a birdie on the ninth hola. II
b had Tt'a at the end. Nichols, who I 52 minus a 15 handicap I Comdr. and Mrs Humes were given

made a 39 on the way out, came I Other .....'u Included Captain and a prire for the mo it nines
with a difficult 17-foot I Mrs Kitch, the originator of the
through _
tin Jon* .14 minus a J4i lundirapfor
putt to give him a 36 on the way J*. I.'. (omdr. and Mr, Dunn Ladies Golf Association, was presented -
m and the fourth 75. iO iiiln. a It handirap for 3H, It. with a leather cigaretteholder I
------"---- -
-- "" "'Q---- and )1,*. nl..hop.-31 minus a 11; handle tea holder for her
IIHNNINGSKN TIIKKW in 26 points last Saturday nightat Before the starting out on the .t. Jar a 38, I.'. omdr and tn. and a
to lead the Jax-Navy cage squad to a I course with the others, Nichols. "ray-}1 miau a IS haadirap far a fine work in recruiting new mem-
the NATTC above fine exhibition to the gallery U I.'. ('.md,. sad Mr. Kinard'-94 bers in the association. The presentation -
thrilling 55-53 wio. over the Fort Benning Doughboys. In the gave a mj.r.( a It handicap>> for a U, I.'. ..JMr made at the Skeet
Hennlngsen ((11) goes high in the air to sink one oC his 13 demonstrating his use oC every < .. KIr..d.II--61 mioo a 1* baa- was -1'
photo, .
drives matched of '......,. Club following the tourneyPage "
baskets over the defending arms of one of the Doughboys' guard r tub HI4 any ,, ilirap far a :st, ( and Mr*


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