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Let's All Go To Church This Easter Sunday

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7-No.2 -< 14 April 1949

Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville And Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District

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i'Baseball School

x r ti$ Proves Success


ti RS Five-Week Training Camp

Highlighted By Big LeaguersBriefed

r.ZianY: ... n.55.:,...:....H 5:5554: :o. wo\ivn,...n.?.A5/.:. 55 rornsl r>iPS

BASKKALL CAMP WINDUP in the fundamentals of the game of baseball,

-Kinging down the curtainon some 55! young diamond hopefuls of tomorrow turned knowledge -
of the t uiccehnfulundertaking
one niu>
'$ of Its kinder into actual performance last Saturday in two all-star

attempted here, the Ja'\-: a"y frays in the conclusion of the five-week Jax-Navy Boys'

a Boys' Baseball Training Camp, Baseball Training Camp staged here at Mason Field.

..r. which ]played host to an averageof The all-star games featuringthe -- --
over 351) youngsters at rash cream of the crop from the
Mellon, 55 players look part in hundreds of youngsters from this Caroline Mars
the UM all-Ktur frl1lit'' the area who have been !attending; the j
final I t>..*..1011. Thirty of Hit climaxed which
ramp a program < I In Delayed Visit-
Jacky youths who recelxed special attracted 611 applicants and an
1 yy auttrds at the liaal session,,
better than 350
average of youths 1 The Caroline, Mars flying, .
are thovui at the top displaying{
each of live
at sessions
q.q.s their Jlrll."". Dicky Jones, wlioshared Taught Fundauis 11talySponsored I I boat one of the Navy's four
largest cargo air car tiers,
I the lUuundlOr..1; fur
the Naval
s jointly by scheduledto
the Braves slide safely Into Jacksonville which was originally
and the
Air Station City of land on the St. Johns river
third its Koyul .Sorenson of the
the camp out to forced toturn
( {taut* snares the throw. I'irslbavrnran here Tuesday was
be the baseball school of
largest I I back to San Diego, Calif.,
Koniiie Jo\\ers of the
its kind to be held in this area I and to here
was expected alight
Htatakt'I'I a wicked cut at
a with the entire functioning I
program ,
fat pitch, In the bottom photo yesterday afternooni
Behind on a non-professional basis. i The first of its type ever to
the plate Is Bob Harris
I The teen-ageis between the ages here, the Mars
visit 4-engine
\ of the (darts. and Umpire \ anKobelisllne. I of 13 and 19 were briefed in the left San Diego with the largest

fundamentals of the game "pay load" ever carried across I
throughout the program which United States t
the by air ,
.. 5 w..ra. Captain Gingrich commenced March 12. The 51,000 pound record cargo
: y
Time cut short the activity of carried by the Mars will oon-
the all-star frays at the final! seamen slat of equipment and about 100

Receives British last Saturday each game enlisted men of Carrier Air
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5555 w. only going four innings. The Group 13 which is assigned to t
Giants downed the Braves, 5-1, in Fleet Air Jacksonville
I Military AwardCaptain the 19-year-old bracket all- The contingent of Air Group ;
while the Indians de.
game the
I 13 is just part of gr'oupI
Herman F. Gingrwh.I feated the Athletics 6-4 in the ,I that will join the other four
I iSO, USN. Supply !and Fiscal other fray which brought together :I Air' Groups of Fleet An Jacksonville -
officer at the Naval Air Station the cream of the 13-15-yeat- :I Commanded by Comdr.
has been awarded the insignia of olds. Both games were played simultaneously D. C. Richardson, Carrier Air
I the Commander military with the seniors I enlisted
Honorary ( I Group 13 (comprises 325
division i of the :Most Excellent cavorting1 on the main Mason ;: men and 100 officers. When
Older of the British Empire Field diamond and the junior's the last of Group 13 arrives
by the British government. playing in the outer gaiden. : here, it will bring fleet Air
Awarded by His Majesty the Originating from an idea con- I Jacksonville to its full strength. .
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'k' King, the insignia was presentedto ---. --- -- ---- ----- -- -
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the NAS Supply and Fiscal .
officer on the recommendation of :
the New Zealand government '
with the approval of the United I; :$ 'iI I

States, recognition of his ac-
tivities in that country. From
Aid To Distressed October, 1944 to Apnl, 1045, Cap-
tain Gingrich combined the duties
Drive of president of the U. S.
Local Red Cross Fund
Joint Purchasing Board and oC.rln.charge -
> of the U. S. Naval

Surpasses Last Year's Efforts land.The activities throughout New Zea I gE *

Surpassing: ,last year's total a sum of 3108.66 was medal states citation that accompanying Captain Ging-: the
and civilian at the Naval ,
contributed by military personnel rich "was at all times most energetic

Air Station in the annual Ked Cross fund drive held here helpful and cooperative % s.,.

during the month of March in conjunction with the nationwide and performed his duties, including c I
I 4 appeal for funds. the difficult task of Closing'
down various U. S. Naval"activ
Under the chairmanship of -
; ities New Zealand,
turned in throughout
Chaplain Francis L. Albeit the following1 amounts were "
local drive got under way slowly by respective divisions and units: with outstanding ability. '
Unable to attend the formal investiture I
but picked up( speed in the latter Naval Air StationAdministra
weeks of the campaign. I tion Department, $34.00; Area : which was held at the
New Zealand in Wash-
Again heading the list of'ilJutors Wage and Classification, $1550; Embassey I
was the Overhaul &: Repair Communications, $19.16; Division ington, the Captain received his I ,\
award and citation mail. Six "
Department with a total collection -I X-l, $54.85; Division X-3. $16.80; by s'e .
of $7 T.OtJ. Also high on Division X.4, $15.25; Division T-7, fomier members of his staff re-I w. 't
the list were Public Works with I $2.00; Division M-l, $28.01; Industrial !I cc.ved similar awards. I
While in New Zealand Captain
$361.53: and Supply DepartmentWith management, $26.75; Industrial I
I Intelli- GingtUh I commanded mixed personnel -
$204.16.Broken Relations $26.50;
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down into figures, the I gence. $2,:>0; Legal Ofilce. $4.00; I, of the Army, Navy and

---- .- Marine Barracks, $26.75; May- Marines. .
port $700; Miscellaneous $16.00;
Easter ProgramsFor Naval Air Bases Command, 22. I ? cmu;- .
I 00; Naval Air Reserve Training I Carrier Midway !
jI j \
Base ChapelsAn Unit. $91,95.Naval
I Air' Technical Training I:'Arriving I May 2 j o,2 ;
Invitation has been extended Unit. $2100; Overhaul & Repair I

to station personnel, their Department, $797.06; Operations, I : The Navy's biggest .aircraft .
families and their civilian friends: $137.61; Personnel, $39.35; Physl- j: I Ic'trrl..r. the U.S.S. Midway U 1
to attend the specially prepared cal Training and Recreation, $25.- I scheduled to arrive here: !May '!, t
Easter services to be conductedat 20; Public Works $361.53; Station : It \\'announced yesterday. I II T1'c
the statlochapels./ | Police $5.00; Supply $201.15.I I The sister ship of the U.S.S.
Catholic Easter masses will be I Fleet Air Jacksonville--Staff I KrunKlln 1) Uoosevelt and the
conducted at St. Edward's chapelat $21.35; FASRON 6. $81.81; Vi<'.U, Coralit'll Mill operate offshoreat
0900 and at 1100. Protestant : $31.50; VF-42. $75.20; VK- II l\aYIurl for one week. I HONORED BY Iml'l'ISn-ln recognition of hU wtlviti In.
VA-14, 42.11 VA-15, $78.22:1 New Zealand, Captain Herman F. Olngrk-h. Supply and Fiscal officer
services will be held at 1015 at 00; ; : The huge aircraft runler'n
All-Saints' chapel. VF-81, $38.22; VF-82. $11.00; VF- here It scheduled for the I at NAS, was presented the Insignia; of the Honorary Commander .
Children aboard the station will 83, $1823; VA-81, $43.27, VA-85, purpose of qualifying: carrier (military division) of tine Moil Excellent Order of the British I
participate in the Easter egg hunt $11,61.Cecil. pilot la preparation for carrier] Empire by commanding ofnoe-r Captain Alvin I. MaUtrotn at th.personnrt #/ .
on the Chapel grounds at 1500 Fiel.l-NAAS. $9181 VF- landing training. linWH'Uo' | last week In behalf> o< t1M British rO\'fil't\-4 '

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Pope; Two JAX AIR NEWS 14 April 1949

Jax Air News Emergency Aid ProvidedNote

Editorial Offices II -Commercial Bulletin I

South Wine, Loner Deck : Thin! Is the second in a kerle of article outlining the alms
and purported t.f the Navy Kellef Society"' which begins Its annual Bulletin will be accented only until space In tilled. Call ext. 82SO.

BUlg; 930 appeal' for funds May 4. This series, AM well 88 dealing with the operations Ing, must sell Immediately. Fargiu
Telephone E\t'Ilon-l184:: FOR SAI.K; son' :3814-B Dewey Park
Andrew II. I'lmcy Editor of the Society! will also make many Navy personnel more '30 Ford-2- door. :jIzotAI: Feda, 2- 1948, 2-Ar, (,he\'. Fleelllne. Radio,
aware of the MTtlce rendered bv the Navy Relief Society.. 5410. Air Bane Trailer Camp. heater spotlight, now rubber $1,. .
Des U uui, AIH, C'het l'a t.ha.c, AA,
The following Items are yours et a 675. Haaourl, 11
b< Navy Relief "No Good? -- Shop ]12, Ph. 7-6126.
*taftt raters I problem he is in irlve-uway! PI'oemu"t( sell immediately Water pump, automatic electric double
times to
The JAX AIR NEWS Is published' At you will hear men facing having Leather sofa, $30 and a good piston lyle, :30 gallon; tank. 500
weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Sta. spetk'of the Navy Relief Society 'I repay borrowed money, plus a kitchen set for $2:!(}. Call Thell at gals, per hr. Excellent condition
Uon, Jacksonville Florida and printed as being no good or In other) three month) wait until the family et. 8227. Lens than half the oiliclnal cost. See
commercially with non-approprtolta I terms of a depreciatory"' nature. allowance check arrives, discount 8-rm. brick home at 2123 Ifvrschel St. Rhode In Dope Shop. or Th. 9.6132
funds at no expense to the government Can easily be convened Into duplex after 3630.
and in compliance with SecNav Circular Generally the man who speaks !'I ing possibilities of sickness and Two-car parade with utoreroomabove. 6rm. brick house 4555! : Blackburn Rd.
Letter 45-1918 dated 12 December 1945. I this way has applied for a loan { accident, he is told that his application "', Call owner at 76622. between Blundlng and Roosevelt,
Copies are distributed free ot chargeat and has been turned clown because cannot be approved English bull pups AKC champion J10.WK! Carter Ph. 2-6110.
the Naval Air Station, the Nav lAir I line Reasonable. Russell, County 19-15 25 ft. home trailer baa refrigerator
Reserve Training Unit: Naval Auxiliary I his need was not sufficient emergency The purpose of the Navy Relief 37J2. butane lit 0'1'. eleclilc: brakes
Air Station. Cecil! Field, and the to warrant aid, or he was Society is to aid in times of) emergency Very clean 4-door Mercury sedan Was Bleeps four. Call Saranno, ext. 589
U. S. Naval Hospital. 1 asking aid for something outside j or dire need due to circumstances recently completely ovet hauled. Car day ;'I.mnI; .
1* yours for only $795. Come and get 1948 Chevrolet keditnrlte,
The TAX AIR NEWS Is a member of j the province of the Society to pro beyond the man's control. It Hand. ext. 216. ceptlonully clean, low mileage, com
the Shipe' Editorial: Association and vide. Perhaps- by illustrating an 'The Navy Relief Society will not Offtcer'a blue uniform not new. 183Its. pletely equipped. Trailer"' 53, Dewey
the Armed Forces Press Service Reproduction I application which has been le- finance a wedding or a divorce. I ., !5'11", $15. Telephone 9-6960.! Park.,
of material from these 3 of furniture, also
complete room Movie 8
equipment mm. Re\ere fur.
sources must bear a credit line. Re publication fused, this misunderstanding can ( These are things which a man decides new b tube Zenith radio, rug, ret movie camera, ease, "un hatll'.
service publications Is prohibited without A seaman entered the Navy Relief I his control to do or not to do as Barr, Dewey Park, Th ext 581. speed gun. Kcstlk, VA-45, Ph. ext.
permission! of Editor JAX AIR Children' pla>house, formerly $150 8133.
j office his financial circumstances
he wanted [ warrant -
NE\\S. saying to i tool house, Southslde, $:lI. Phone One wheel trailer almost new tar.
I borrow some money. He was given j 9-60. paulln and extra tire. $65. MrStav,
the usual application form to fill | Another instance for illustration Large utility t .o-"hH'1' trailer, $53. 5527 103rd St. I'h. 2-KV49.
BaseballContinued out. The third line of) the form is th of who has DeMetrle. eat 605. 3 bedroom house, convenient to NAS.!
I I case a man 1941 club coupe 6dK( miles on new engine William, 4&X Sunderland Rd. 100
reads thusly: "Relief Requested" been receiving flight pay and fails $6 70. Th. 8-9784 after securing to 3KW Than through Sunday.
( from Page 1)ceiwd with enough space following for ]] to receive it. Because he has been hours. FOR RENT:
by George Boerner, lieutenant the man to explain his Stexens 12-gauge: double-barreled Large room for one or two' gentlemen
\: problem living beyond his means, he has gun, almost new. reasonable. '5hot./ .
in the Marine Corps Re- I briefly In this the had I III '4 I / Convenient to NAS. See Dai It at
| space man contracted more obligations than 3441-A Dewey Pal k, 2716 Algonquin Ate., Oitega.
perve, Jax-Navy basketball and written, "I want to borrow twenty he can pay. The Navy Relief Society Complete. household. Downtown housekeeping room and
baseball coach, who was director II dollars to get married on and buy I'I cannot assist a man in living -- - furnl5lnlIl'aV'j apt. Everything furnished. 17..".* per
the 'rE'atE'dproje.t food until I I week. Links Apt, 754 W. Adams
uf the camp, newly ( next payday. Have no beyond his means. St.. Ph. 453.!
attracted wide interest. money left and girl can't get jobas To list other cases briefly in 4 room furnished apt.. RUerslde, $65
Boerner was assisted by a huge II yet." which the Navy Relief Society SUPPLY I per month. Reuses. 2783 Selma St.

staff of 18 Navy and CJty recreation This is typical of numerous requests cannot help, there are: financing\ 2.5400.For or! .for aale. 4 room modern

instructors. A 10-man board, I of the same nature. The of business ventures; purchase of < house. Lights, water and garage
headed by the two top Navy commanders interviewer needs only a glanceto automobiles or other nonessentials SflLLIES I Will nell for $20f'>9 with) 650 down 1
of the area, CapL AlvinI. see that this is not in line with !j ; financing vacations; leave I M Ogllzie. Ph. Z-9194.
I Nice room private bath meals : 1
Malstrom. NAS Commandingofficer I avy Relief policy. There is no or liberty, except"' emergency leave I ,7.l'1ll'lzl lc. 4660 Astral, Murray op.tlonal. ,
and Rear Adm. CalvinT. 'emergency involved. The man has I in the case of critical illness or H 11Ph. 2-4931. ,
Durgin, Commander Fleet AirJacksonville I decided to get married and take a death; paying taxes, interest or / Tomer"' bedroom In private home. $5 !3
and C. Frank Whitehead chance on the breaks his I II I Supply softballers) had a strokeof per wrek. Shautthnrtwy. 3573 Rlvei.
I coming) mortgages; paying court fines; side A\e.. Ph. 26525. I!
of Jacksonville was way even though he must in bail luck and won a practice game .
mayor go furnishing ; or assisting dependents I 6-room brick home at 4&.TO Tlmuquana
Bet up at the outset of the pro debt to start his married life. This of men who refuse to over Roy Greelish Plumbers last Rd. !5 mile from NAS. Ee)', 1224 )
he do but not with : Thursday night. Their win entitled I Laura St. Ph. 41626.
gram. may Navy contribute to the full extent of Beautiful river front trailer park, 12 i
the to schedulea
Big Leaguers: Here Relief approval assistance their ability to the support of I Supply-ers miles south of base: on Highway: 17. '
Luster was added to the training After explaining to the man the their families. couple of more gameswith and Black Creek. Ball. Ph. Green
; (camp with the appearance of --- Cla: A ball club, namely, Sar Cos 1'. 4621.Apartment L i
.. furnished at 26OI Park f
--- gent Seat Covers last Tuesday St.
several big league representatives
Houston. Ph 8-2770.: t
fend players, including John RECREATION night and the Police department 3-room furnished collage with elec. .1
(Hans) Lobert, famous one-time Hospital tonight.: Both games will be played refrigerator \Vewonnet section 2 {
on the station diamond and miles from NAS. $22.90 per month. f
fielder of the New York Giants; -l I Call Burl at 2-4822. {
Russell I Lena) Blackburn, former ASHOREWHEN I any Interested parties in this vicinity 6-room house unturnh.hf'd.Irlh cf *
major league Infielder, and Jimmy are invited to come out Nlmlti Court. Key 1224 Laura St.
Dykes, former big league player- ChatterEaster I Biggest honor of the week Ph. 4-'))66.:!
4-room .
ON LIBERTY LOOK IT TilE apt at 627 Edison off RKer.tide.
manager now coach with the went to Phoebe Sapp last weekend i J.W.50: per month. Herring, Ph.
Philadelphia Athletics. time is the time for eggs SALVA"TON ARMY when she was chosen from 4-3248.

Johnny Hudson, former Jacksonville and the time for eggs is Easter SERVICE MEN'S CLUB approximately 75 girls as the Light housekeeping room with aemU
] Tar skipper, and now a time. Thats' the theme for the 642 WEST ADAMS ST. "Dream Girl" of the Phi Kappa I' Ph.private 82407.bath. Loun, 1511 Burrs St. *

r scout with the Giants, visited I Recreation Hall party on April Phone 4.2104Jacksonville. Tau fraternity at the Universityof Room with kitchen, prlv. Very rea.
here along with Lobert Giants' 14. It's scheduled for 193X: ), every Fla. Florida. If it has not been I nonable. children. welcome. Fierce
I I I II 4564 Crescent St. Ph. 8-2527.:
trouble-shooter. Coming here with one invited. There will be many Plan to spend your Easter at the printed already, Phoebe's home Bachelor efficiency apartments, eler.trie .
Blackburn were two playing members Easter activities, plus fun, food USO Club If you can't *et home. town paper (Fernandina) and refrigerator Black 4-J150 after
of the Savannah Indians of I and girls THIKSOAY, AI'RIL home for 14th Easter I the Jacksonville local sheets will 1730.:
Send a live letter Two comfortable'" sleeping
the Sally League, Catcher Joe It's pingr-poriff time again! Time Record Making, Junior Hostess assisting carry an account of) the presen- shower Near bus lines.rooms Robert, 1rI
Stringfellow and third basemanAl -April 18, 1930, in the Recreation I| tation. Lt. "Tex" Barton has 1018 Burr.
Rossetti. Appearing with Jim. I Hall. Plenty of time to get your FRIDAY, APRIL liTH I been voted as the most popular F.t.r )
my Dykes at the April 2 session game down to perfection and walk Good Friday-Attend the church of guide by the girls in the Supply Baby 7-7274. ltter-Bowen. 2243 Park Ph.

were two of Connie Mack's outstanding off with the prize. your orating choice.patty 2000, egg to dyeing 2300--Easter and dt'C-j tours throughout the hanger ) Wanted>!nlf pong table. Th. 2-452J. I

performers, pitcher Lou All the beautiful flowers that ma king. Junior Hostess In charge.SATIKDAV Wanted-Will pay one year's rent In
area.Macy advance for 5 or 6 room house !I.
Brissie and outfielder Elmer Valo. Lotz has been to
you will see around the wards for I vicinity of Murray Hill. honey
Captain Malstrom paid tributeto Easter have been"' given to the Open House-1430 to 1730 Picnic her aeronautical knowledge by 4308; College St. Call 2-4528 or 2-1Z15. '
all organizations and persons Jacksonville! Garden with softball game suljiimlng and learning to "peel off" in a dive. Riders Driving to Birmingham Ala. 1
who cooperated in making the Hospital by basket lunch. 2f f1O to 2300-Party- The Casa Irena at Jacksonville Friday morning In new Dotlge. i
clubs. Their generosity is greatly See bulletin board at club for details Would like passenger to help drhe
tamp a success, in his final talk I appreciated.While Beach was the scene of last week i and share expenses. Mary Fulling.
to the youngsters. He also exj'iessed M'iDAAI'IUL 17TII end's festivities with Ruth Linn ton. I'h. 2-2766 or ext. 546.
hope that the youths had than are in order, we Easier Sunday- 0830 until 1000 Norma "Pinky" Nix, Bet t y j 1 I Wanted riders--Rider* from vicinity\
learned something about the fundamentals I wish to thank Mr. :Morgan, our Ham and Egg breakfast. 1IUO to 1700 Lischke, Virginia Lawhead and :MOItte Dairyt'orking hours
4262 Hangar
of the game, gardener, for all the nice flowers -t-'SO Easter parade. (In their Fast: I Joyce Cowart serving as hostesses 122. Shop >

Awards hen j that he brings us every Tuesdayand -er bonnets. I'JOO. 1730 to-22Jl.i-Muslc.Easter!: vespers.Friendsand 1800Supper. to about half of the Supply i Baby Sitter--Carole follIOn,,015 Bas w,
Friday. rln St.. NAS. .:\1. 8345. '
Department. When
Following the Fun I guests were
games special Ride wanted-Ride from Town Pump '
awards including autographed JMO>D.'\. APRIL 18TH not dropping in, the girls spent In Southslde to Air hiss,. Working
baseballs gloves, bats and jackets Groom: Don't you look forward 1930 to 2230-Game night, ping-pong the majority of their time on the hours WHO to 1631) Call Blake, e t.
were presented to lucky memtrs to seeing how you'll feel when"' I and table games. Sponsored' by Junior beach drinking in the April sun- I! 6016.

whose numbers were drawn kiss you goodnight? Hostess I shine. |101' maybe we have the ,

by Captain Malstrom. Six autographed Bride: No, darling. I hope to TI'KKDAY.; APRIL 1ST" period in the wrong Place). .
be in 1930: to 2230 Jamboree for disc (I Jack Civilians
the dark.
baseballs Sharpe returns Military
were delivered jockeys, "Hit Parade." Your host and today from ;: .
with the compliments of Carl hoctesa will be "Dagvtood and Blondie his brief Washington trip.

Hubbell, Hans Lobert, and John- I Burglar: Please let me go, lady, ," Ray Forrest sponsored a surprise To Attend Services -
ny Hudson of the New York I've never done anything wrong SPF.c'IAL house-warming for his brother
Giants: twelve autographed baseballs I i Old Maid: Well it's not too late I Last call-Important-.sign; for Spanish Tom who is in his new home The noon hour has been extended -
I and French classes See Club Di in Avondale to Friday to enable military and
were donated by Connie Mackof to learn. rector. which about 30
the Philadelphia Athletics; guests were invited. Bobbie i civilian personnel to attend Good

three autographed baseballs were Dixon has been learning to standon Friday services! at the station
dispatched with the compliments her left eye brow via a seance rhllpf'ls.I .

of Russell Lena) Blackburn of with a series of Yogi books and '1 The Mass of the Presanttined

the A's staff: one warm-up jacket ': '< experiments, Bobbie) claims that for Catholics will be sung at St.

one glove and one bat were : ; .:, : alt she wants to do now is learn Edward's chapel between 1200 .
donated 1\, : \"tf. rope tricks, and then climb 'and 1300 Good
by Harry Flnkelstein Co. : ,\ 11r '.\ ,": '. ," up it' on Friday, while
one warm-up jacket, one glove r\' '" \ >;;.: ..<-I:(!, >. ...o'Ioio'ff! and disappear into thin air. . I Friday services at All Saints'
and one baseball also donated /......}...P .r + Friends of Wehner's will be happy :! chapel for Protestants will beginat

by the Sport Shop, and ,.: .!... to learn of Otto's rapid recovery. 1200 and end at 1245.
three bats through the courtesy: r.r.lf ..f.f We hope to see him back here before I i Transportation to and from the

of the NAS Physical Training Departmf'n f T'ii' many more weeks The chapels will be provided with
t.C..rtilh'ates. : ,; } J 4s i t i next date for general entry into buses to take on church-goers: at ,

souvenir miniature Supply's Blue Cross and Blue the Administration building, Overhaul -

bat, pictures of Babe Ruth rule' r 4 :/.'.... Shield program will be June 15th.: if Repair and the Supply
books given by the Wilson Sporting ',\=,-. .i" ". Campaign drive will start about Department, at 1145. The buses

\ Goods Company, and tickets W. ., a month prior to that date. will leave the chapels at 1245 and

for the Jacksonville-Macon game | *, 1300.
:May 6. through courtesy of the ii. \: .

Jacksonville Baseball Club were'I ., ,,f, W .... t

presented to every member of the ) :: ., 1

bwaMled camp. Special to members certificates of the were all .. mt d 1 f to'fH O ii iii 00

star teams. i; .
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Movies: Weekdays-1790 and 2000; "f'f"'k'fnllt4S8"' and 20.TliritSIJAY .

(Continued from 1'age 1)) .rr."t. "HIDEOUT"
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12, $:.')40; VF-13, J18.30; VF-171, featuring Larry Bridges and Adrian Booth. '

$153.2.r: VF-172. $69.00'Fn4; ;.", ; "t "MA AND 1 iflllaa' ....... .. j
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$32.1A.lj5.; J66..M; Army recniitinr. lrA I bride starring: Marjorie Main and Percy Ki)-

::. $20.74; Florida Military I I ''
nUlt/'j itL $81.00; and Navy recruiting j HERE'S WILLIR AGAIN"-"Weekend Willie," mechanical robot "l\fR. I1EL"IWFnE) K"n'UUAXU Sl'NDAV
;,." :, $10.50.This i mascot of N'AKTU receive first hand Instruction .In baseball with Shirley Temple; 'and Clifton TO Webb.COLLEGE", a hilarious comedy ,:I
year's fund chairman I while visiting at the Jacksonville TarvllosN.n Red Sox game last J
Chaplain Francis L. Albeit has week. "Willie," who really sets around, IK shorn ttilh B'"sox: third "UNDERCOVER MAN"'featuring ','
rxpicswd thanks to all departmental I baseman Johnny r..k)', left, and left fielder Ted William, Pesky TItl'mAANI; ;' Glenn Ford and Nina Foch. ;
woikers' for 'their efforts and Williams are Natal IU'l,ertiM themselves, Ted MH A Marine ,?, OF ) UKDMCSDAVCingefIt ;
in mulling the drive a success: I' fighter pilot, while Johnny was a Naval Operation officer. HHOADW YO', Marring Fred Astaire and

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fIn 71t Notes si


HERE AND THERE r, ...., i

NltRTiJ .
Junior: "Dad, I sold my dog today -
for 1000."

Senior: "Great, lad, great! I VI' (ML) 56-Today our news I" This certainly is a versatile
a Where's the money?" should be edged in black. It is s'.uadron, Lt. Burton J. Saymon

"Junior: "Oh, I didn't get any with sorrow that we reporb that designed the house( he is building
money. I got two $500 cats." one of our members, Robert L. I I. Glad to hear that baby Mc-

a; Hamm, SR, was killed in a motorcycle I'' Intyre is well. Clyde McIntyre,
Prof.: "What is the most out. accident. His shipmates will AL2 missed drill last month due {
standing product that chemistryhas 1I miss him.This 1 I'Ito the illness of his child All

given to the world ?" is an opportunity for the I'surprised and pleased to see that

..;;; Student: "Blondes," squadron to say "Hope to be see. Lt. (ijgl Leader M. Green is back
in' you soon" lo Chief William in circulation again after his severe

Bride: "Well: Albeit dear, what Tiszai, who has been transferred : accident last month. a

will I get if I cook a dinner likef' to Chattanooga. Chief Tiszai joined I I Yea, man the eagle screamedthis
that) for you every night?" the unit when it was still in the week-end and no one put in
:, Albert: My: life insurance. I .yc { embryonic stage and has been I' a serious complaint Lt Joseph ,
,I ---- 'with us until we have become a I P. Whittlesey, Jr has joined
C4 unit to which any man would be I II us as an associate volunteer in
It is said that many men do not '
proud to belong. Aviation Technical Training. We
because day they I
marry every wish to welcome him and Loel L.
.. pet: more particular and less denirable. Hats off to the squadron's ordnance -
.. group. This week-end they Judy, SR, of Green Cove Springs!
without I I. Some of the squadron is tak-
are operating efficiently x
ing advantage of the weather and -
Father: "Why were you kept in I getting in their 14 days active
Frost hits it again. Has been
school, son 1" ,ma < xF abM 'duty now. They are: Elbert L. Mur-
spending his time in an occupation -
Son: "I didn't" know where the that should please all pilotsof phy, Lt. (jg) Robert E. Lambert

Azores were. PV's. He has been Lt. (jg) Norman L. Dixon, Lt. ;
working on
Father: "Well, In the future, jg) Walter J. Wrentmore, Jr.,
to increase the
a proposed change
you just remember where you put and Lcdr. Albert E. Jilison, Jr.
factor in harnessRed
safety parachute
things. n_ __________ The first fo-r officers left
8 for Norfolk and
Friday, April
Marine Father: "Darling, I Bermuda. We'll see them next drill
; think I'll take Junior to the zoo Cross Says"Thanks" period to see what Bermuda is
on my afternoon off." like.

Wife: "You will not! If the zoo To All : 'Sometimes even the Navy does
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wants him, they can come and I n't stand still Surely sorry to. !,
get him." l\- (-.ll11.UUI.'X'a..101l'4: Marilyn Maxwell, MGM Thanks and appreciation to see Comdr. William R. MacDon. \;

.starlet gl\r lie to the fact that California It always! a (cold blustery all Navy and civilian personnel j I aid leave us, but a hearty welcome ,'
Into the office of Irvin Cobb place, lure she bask on the sunny warmth of a llollyuoc.pool at the Naval Air Station for to our new executive officer \}

,t (the famed journalist) came a and dares anyone to "' 1'that it's a publicity still their contributions to the recent Comdr. John S. Barleon, Jr. '
} man who was introduced as Mr. _-. --- -- -- 4I -- Red Cross fund drive, has Our thanks to NAS disbursing office ,
"I been expressed by Allen G. for fast efficient service en) ''
Hicks of ,
Fottowatomie, :Navy Mothers Club I iScaibiough, field director.In .
Kansas Insect the pay checks. The cash is only ,
"Hicks, huh?" said Cobb. "Do i Seeks New Members Testing his letter of thanks, Scar- incidental to the training pro- .'",
you know what we do with Hicks brough delivered this message: gram of course, but still we appreciate -
here in New York ?" I The Navy Mothers' Club No. : Conducted Here I' "As field director of the the prompt action NAR- y
239 of Jacksonville has extendedan American Red Cross at this TU will see that at least one it- "1
"No, said Hicks, "I can't say station, I wish to take this
invitation for new members, op- serve Air Group is in good condition.
that I do. But I know what I do
with anyone who has a son in thei i For Dignitaries portunity to express my appre- All phases of our traininghas
with, Cobbs out in Kansas.
ciation to all Naval, Marine
i i service or one with an honorable been stepped up. More flying,
discharge, eligible to join the or I and civilian personnel for their 'more ground school. We seem to i
_Motorist: "I haven't spent a I ganization. J Representatives of the Navy, support to the 1949 Fund cam be in overdrive rather than high. ;j..

rent on repairs on my car in I Quite active in behalf of men Army, Civil Aeronautics Authority I paign. Good thing it happens once a '(
' months." 'Iin the service, the club visits the Air Force, U. S, Public Health I "By your voluntary contri- month f

,Neighbor: "That's what the manmade Naval Air Station Hospital oncea I Service, National Institute ofi I butions you make it possiblefor FASROX 58-We welcome with I

"'who. your repairs told me." month to give a party in the i Health, Bureau of Entomology this organization to continue pleasure the following new mem-
I various wards in cooperation with I j and Bureau of Plant Quarantine | its many services to the J
bers of FASRON 58: Harris R,
I the Red Cross. Now boasting of I of the Department of Agriculturewere 'distressed" people of this coun- Smith. Sill; Arthur F. Clawson, ,.,:
INSIDE 120 members, the club holds a business I on hand Tuesday to view i L AA-; Tillman C. Davis, ADE3;
the final test of automatic aircraft I 1
meeting once a month at 437
Klmore L. Nodine, SR; Charles A.
PUBLIC WORKS Park Street, the third Wednesdayin disensection equipment,
Vickers, RMN2; Wayman'A. Bowers 1
which in the Designators !
has been perfected
each month at 1300. SR; Don L. Auieb, AA: JesseA. '
,. From Design and Engineering Anyone interested in joining laboratories of the Naval Air I -
c; For Enlisted MenSix Harvey, Jr., YNT3; Robert O.
' ,:, it is reported that Clyde W. should call Comander Mrs. S. M. Station Dispensary.The I I Haskell, ADE2; Ewing L. Wright; ,

,.,r--.; Bradley, popular and efficient I Turnage, phone 5-5310-M. Dues result 61f a year's study and special designators have AN; Ulyse D. Hamilton, FN; I
t I ..... surveyor is leaving government: are only Ji.70 per ;year research, the automatic disensec- been established for enlisted per- Francis J. Hart ESA3; KennethO.
, ;ti service around April 15.: All his tion equipment and its use, which sonnel attaining special qualifications Olsen, SR; add Frederick D.
+' 'i.1}, many friends in the Design section was perfected here at the Dispensary or who have received special Vile, ADE2.
;''"K ;. : regiet to see him go. [L CPO Notes tinder the administration of training. These "enlisted des- The NARTU enlisted men's club

;''f1'(:: ." Tom Cowan has been the talk i Capt. J. L. Holland, MC, USN ignators" identify personnel in extends a cordial invitation to all
( ,:r cf Public Works all this week and directed by Lcdr. John M. official records only and follow the members of the Organized and

.I,";':., Most of you know Tom has been i j Music for dancing, featuringMel Hirst, MSC USN, was put on dis- letter rating abbreviation, such as Volunteer Air Reserve and their
J,... ,"E'" c n the wagon for sometime now Coody and his orchestra, will I I play for the 25 representatives in ENC (SS). families. The lounge is open from

1 ,",V and we've been mighty proud of be provided five days a week at : Tuesday afternoon, following a I The new designations are: (SS) I 1300 to 2330 and the snack bar
'M\. him, up until Saturday. Tom went the CPO club. Dancing will be conference in the morning. -qualified in submarines; (/LA-- and play-room from 1630 to 2SOO
'\ r. fishing with Rogers and Miller of held on the following evenings, Flown to the Naval Air Sta- : qualified in lighter-than-air; t'AP) daily. But don't forget that dun-
, 't,;i', the Furniture Warehouse and was :Monday, 2100-2300; Tuesday, 2000- tion from the Orlando station of -qualified as aviation pilot; ( DV) I' garees are not permitted in the

washed overboard about three 2300; Wednesday, 2000-2300; Saturday I the Department of Agriculturewere : qualified as diver; (SG)-qualified I club.At

. .:y.i, miles out at sea. Some say Tom I 2100-0100; and Sunday, 25,000 mosquitoes, fleas, in submarines limited; and I April Sunday muster, a sheet
:' ;' rnped overboard because he Knew 1900-2300. flies, cockroaches, ticks, and bed- (SP)--qualified for submarine In- was distributed to all hands re-
Miller: had the "medicine" with I(! The CPO club sponsors a dance I bugs, which were used in the field struction. The last two designators |: questing each man in the squad-
which to thaw him out after a for all members and their guestsevery I test The test is considered of I are for inactive Naval Re- Iron to act as a reporter for this ,
nice swim in the icy waters. Mr. i i Saturday evening, with three high importance in elimination of serve personnel. column. This should be a continuIng -

Megonigal asked Tom why he worthwhile door prizes given away I agriculture and disease carrying Approval of use of the designators idea, not just a "one-shot"
didn't drink coffee but Tom had I Bingo games are held every pests, I was given in BuPers Circ. affair. Turn in the news items at

the right an-wer. He said that I Friday evening at 2000. Bring Developed LocallyThe Ltr. 5-49 1NDB, 15 Jan 1949). drill. Use a.y old sheet of paper
coffee would never get where that I your friends and try your luck. I of the : The designators were authorized 1 or pencil, just as long as you gel
"medicine" got to.Ve haven't I The monthly golf tournament Is'' original theory au- by the 1918 revised Bureau of Naval the news and bring it to us.

heard what the better half of the I II. slated for April 16. Entry fee of | tomatic the equipment was Center developedat Pa- Personnel Manual.-(SEA). I Recommendations for advance-
I.. .Cowan family hr to say when $1.50 entitles the players to compete I Navy Testing I ment in rating of enlisted personnel -
tuxent River Md. However the
Tom got home, however he was for prizes and enjoy refresh-, that Ex-soldier: "You Know, workis of FASRON 58 are made each
able to tell the story :Monday. ments served at the club following ; perfected tested equipment is was the the only thing that matters in quarter. April is the beginning: ofa

B. O. Day, Chauffeur becamea I the tourney. Chief Schoder, |, work of Tuesday Lieut. Comdr.entirely Hirst and the world. It's the backbone of new quarter, and many squadron
father and a grandfather with. ,, extension 524, Is chairman of the of the Overhaul & Re- American industry. In honest labor ' in three days. His wife gave birth committee. engineers who have devoted man finds his only satisfaction advancement To be eligible for
i, to a daughter and his other daughter I The following officers and boardof pair Department, : !" advancement, all personnel must
full of intensive
, : gave birth to a son Congratulations governors were elected at the 1 a year the study I Ex-sailor: (dubiously) "Pretty perform 14 days annual training
and research to :
* to Strlffler- was I general assembly meeting March : project. deep stuff. Where'd you read it?" duty and attend at least 75 percent
j a boy. 28: President, F. M. Howard; Vice i Suitable for use inside all aircraft Ex-soldier: "On the wall in the of the scheduled drills

'f: '\""VH From The Fire Box-: -WeI I president, R. L. Hash; Treasurer, the device consists of numerous unemployment office where I pick throughout the year. Anyone who

I are, glad to see Chief Ownes back M. W. Lawson; Secretary, R. I. strategically located spray up my check." applies himself shoul' have little
,R > after his illness. Why is it C. G Devine; Board of Governors: C. nozzles within the plane, controlled difficulty with the examinations.

' ? Fdwards and Q. W. Cantrell keep M. Gallop, G .B. Lucas, E. L. Peck, by a single button on the pi- The preacher's wife asked, "How Steady advancement in rating of
| insisting that the other is hen- L. J. Slpderbeck, C. A. Schoder. lot's control board. The spray I did the wedding ?" individual members is a good sign:
peckedWe understand they are Chosen as alternates on the boardof l reaches Into every area of the go of progress toward the goal and
i "Fine until I the bride
E. M. Ward, plane, thus lulling any pests being of the Naval Air Reserve.
, both right C. F. Carpenter is governors were if she would obey, and she Mid purpose
getting: to be quite an artist and F B. Doss, and W. W. Wet more.I carried. The equipment illustrated 'do think I'm ?' and Enlisted Navy veterans of World
'I it is reported he intends to paint I Elected managers were E. Jones, beer Tuesday' ; was given a close the you groom who was crazy in a daze War II are now eligible for ap-
Mitchell and C. Dodson. These study by the conference group' for pointment to commissioned tank
1 the town red when he completeshis I M. mumbled, 'I do' Then things be-
art course (Aside to the men will take office :May 1. possible use in all transoceaniciir I gan to happen." in the naval reserve. Ask the personnel -
writer of this column) The boysin In the near future a suggestionbox liners. | officer to show Bupeis letter
the Fire Department don't will be placed at the bar of I The visitors attending the con- t Pers.-365-ib of March 18, 1949.

mean to make a challenge out of the club. All members ofIl'e invitedto ference here also observed a dem- I / Not New t NuggetsCome I j Our skipper Comdr. Johnsonis
the article concerning Lcdr. Fostfr' submit their ideas. The officers j onstration of aircraft Inst'ctlcidedis1el'sal in debt. He owes the Navy some
them and them installed in hours in the Link Trainer It i*
.> coffee drinking ability but will put equipment one, come all, see our i
our C. C. Anders will make him into operation if at all possible.The high-speed aircraft which sprays fine woolens at great reduc- I summed that this in", a debt he is

or any other person on the sta- club appreciates any reminders t swampy' and other insect breeding tion in price. If not sold by first reluctant to pay. But a certain
tion look like a TEA-totaler for the general Improvement '! r.ieas. Designed for sterilization of :May will w boxed and sent squadron ensign (SC) is after him
Captain Green had a run-in witha I and welfare of Its members i of infected areas, it can he employed to Europe.Old to pay so he can get that flightto

cow on his recent trip His car i Sunday Suggestions' : Sunday on actual war combat :Man Winter will be here New York he has been tryingto
was slightly. dented but the cow 'afternoon swim in the CPO pool. planes, installed in such a manner again, BO won't you come in promote these many months
was "udderly" destroyed until 2100 Enjoy dinner from that it can be instantly dropped and see our bargains? And there is a lieutenant
Somebody suggests: we call H. R. I 11700 until 2330 Listen to Mel I' enabling the pilot to engagein : ,:: Not New Shop hours, 1000 to who is hungry in our squadron. .'
Wiegand "Whispering' Smith." I Goody's orchestra from KKO un- air battle unhampered the 1400 Tuesday and Thursday He can't eat until he sells a truck.
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1\\ WAVES Primed I I ", Baseballers

I For '49 SeasonBlessed !I Cop One Of Four

with six returnees from *

last season's powerful diamond
squad the NAS WAVE Softball-

ers have started a rough practice Defeat Florida Freshmen

grind in order to be ready for ,

their season opener which IS scheduled

for the early part of MayIn Lose To Marines Stetson

1948, the WAVE diamondeers ,
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Gals'finished softball on league top in in the Jacksonville City Dropping three of four tilts played last week, the Jax-:

nine rained out of twin-bill with Fort Jackson .
closing out the season with a Navy Tuesday's

record of 22 wins and 3 losses! will again strike for pay-dirt when they take on the

Skipper Moser, who is now Florida State Prison diamondeers Saturday afternoon. They

serving as temporary coach of come back into camp to meet Florida Southern College on

the team, is expected to see considerable A the home grounds,_ Wednesday:
action on the mound .
The Boernermen lost a free- -- -

this year. Last year. Skipper k : swinging affaJr to the Stetson club when they tallied 3 runs cm 4

chalked up her third no-hit mound \ last Saturday, 17-11, following walks and a single to center by
the la.t tilt of
performance in their 6-3 triumph over the Florida second-sacker Don :Manning. It
the season when she huied the University Freshmen at Gainesville was Manning's second bmgle of
WAVES to a 10-0 victor over the I
\ Thursday On Wednesday of the game.
Gills' Softball League AllSta'is.
City last week the station horsehiders :MurliifH Rally

were defeated in both ends of a The leathernecks chalked! up>
Roster hated a
double-header with the Harris Is- two in their half of the third and

Ruth LaVere, another returnee land Marines, 9-6 and 9-3. chased Navy twirler Bob Becker

will alternate with SkIpper in the Letting an early 2-0 lead slip from the mound in the 5th when

hurling duties. Ellen Duncan, who through their fingers in the first I they put together 3 free passes

starred in the backstop posItionfor game with Pan is Island, the Jax. !and three singles to cross the plate

Corpus Christi in 1947 and men were unable to cross the plate with 6 counters.! The visitors

1948, will take over behind the until the home half of the eighth scored again in the 8th on a double

plate for the locals this season I a wild pitch and an outfield
Other members who returned fly. Jax-Navy tallied in the 9th
this year are Fran Free at third CALS-Stating off a late rally. canto with two out. Working Marine -

base: Midge Bryant at second, and then liioiiinf| one of their i lefthander, Bill Macho, for 4

:Mary Rasich outfield and Pete own, the Stetson flatters l .">tfd straight passes, the NAS nine

Peterson utility player. the Jax-Navy: nine 17-11 Ina I scored: one run, but were cut short

Three newcomers, besides Dun- shigffst IIITC. In top photo I when the leatherneck fanned the

can, are "Shine" Shaw who is tirht-sackrr" Hoi Mac'Donougli next Jax-Navy batsman,
; of the Hatter' ,strrtoht-H to
slated to handle the shortstop position ryrw1 Paula Island's diamondmen did

: Peggy Gilmer outfielder, grab the peg at Kiiss llurrUliiakr n't take any chances in the second
!*' first" n.ifrty. Lou 1'rcen,
and Alice Larrick, who
is battling fray, they jumped NAS ehuc'ker"Red"
visiting'k..r" lads theI
for a starting spot on first base. Doll for a tally in the initial -
I I vtiiml to ont, /good for a single:
Skip Moser announced early stanza, and topped a trio of
In the bottom photo. With tirenrak
this week that the WAVES may and mitt IN Jax-Navj': --1 1L Gsa base knocks and 2 walks with
not be able to participate in the 'Mike Illitch's triple Into deep center -
i HIM ('rune.Riverside.
City League this year, but they to score 5 runs

will play a number of strong serv- Jax-Navy second baseman Terry .

ice teams including Charleston [letters Moore, singled in the loouU

: Pensarola, Tampa and the Eglin atIk half of the second frame, stole

Field WACs. A complete schedule second, and crossed the plate on
Score 7-2
will be available within the next Victory Doll's single. A snappy Marine .

month. twin-kilUng halted a Jax call ;IR I.
Over Base :
S. I Squad the third. jjI

The Marines scored \' "
'; 1
FSU Linksmen I A crew of smooth-swinging net- I the 6th and the Jaxmen came back ."'/1
the Riverside Tennis
( men from in their half of the 6th to send '.
Club of Jacksonville took four of ; ; .'
Down NAS 20-7 two across on two free passes, a.,
i Illix singles matches and made a
Marine miscue and another .
sing *
I clean of the doubles encoun.terg ,
I '.nnexing two out of three sweep by Doll. r' ;
to hand a 7-2 beating to the > d .
matches, Florida State's golf aggregation I The locals ran afoul when they, '
from Tallahassee de- Jax-Navy tennis squad last Saturday I tangled with the Stetson Hatters

feated the local divot diggers, 207 afternoon at Mason Field, Friday Four Jinx
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on the Air Station links last | Richard Carlson led off for the _. ,twirlers were unable to halt the

r Saturday afternoon. ;.Riverside courtmen against Owen 16-hit Stetson attack as the local

Hank Mercer and Ted Hewittof Williams of NAS handing Williams I nine dropped its sixth game of the
6-2 3-6 6-0 defeat in Sports Quiz
F'londlwalkl"d off with Individual a Softball Clubs campaign
'what to be the closest
honors by driving out top. proved QUESTIONS j The local horsehiders were

notch tallies of 73. one over par : match of the afternoon. %George 1. Name the baseball player who ( trailing, 10-0 before they caughtfire
Chalmers of Jax-Navy evened up and scored 5 in the fifth
on the local 18-hole course. totaled 207 hits to lead the American Setting Sights runs
:i the tally by coming back after inning. The visitors collected two
de- I league in 1948 ? I
Hewitt and Sonny
losing the first set6, to tri- I in the eighth and the station nine
feated Tony Grego and John Sutherland I 2. Name the 42-year-old golfer
Stone of Jack- For
umph over Curry CampaignWith came within one run of knotting
NAS the British Open for the
of in the opening who won
the last
sonville two
by copping the count when they chalked
match of the event 8's to 1'1. In third time last July ? I
6.1 and 6-3.
games runs to chase two Hatters
the second group Erwin Scott 3. Name the holder of the hostilities in the annual
I I Riverside acored again in the from the mound in the seventh
and Doc Henderson won for Jax- I world's shotput record who failedto all-station intr'a.mural Softball
Navy over Hank Mercer and Joe i meet when Bobby Gunn took a qualify for the U S. Olympic competition scheduled to get underway i canto. A 4-run Stetson rally in
,6-2 6-1 decision from John Crock- { the 8th sewed up the contest a*
Basset of Florida with a 5'j to S1. i ![ team ? I April 18th, close to 200 !
1 IeI' downed the station batters unable
Leslie Smith 1 were
tally. In the final match of the 4. Who did Eddie Mahan, rated softballers have been displaying
Bob Cranford of Navy 6-1 and to get another run across the
afternoon, Dick Montney and WI- by Jim Thorpe as the greatest halfback their wares in practice games on
61. Bill Elliot marked the plate in the eighth and ninth.
ley Watkins teamed up for the up second of all time, play for ? I the several diamonds located on
and final for NAS Bill Crane and Russ Burr is:
visitors to defeat Don Gard and I 5. When Roy Riegels ran the the station. I
scoring a close 9-7, 6-3 victoyrover paced the local batters at the dish.
Alan Stephen of NAS, 8-1. wrong way in the 1929 Rose Bowl
Over 20 separate unit at NAS
Herb Wotring of the Jack- i Crane rapped out single and *
The locals will play their next sonville club. game he (1) scored for Georgia have announced their Intentions I double in four trips, Burrta collected
team match against Stetson University : Tech ( 21 was tackled by a teammate of participating in the annual
a brace of singles in three
I In the final match
at DeLand, Fla., Friday tingles V I ((3) was tackled by an opponent event this year with the local Naval 1 times
afternoon. The remainder of the the evening, Jay Brauer of the I in his own end zone. Which ? Air Reserve Training Unit up.
Beat Fla. Fro"h
local team, two
schedule for the current seasonis Navy dropped ANSWERS heading the roster. Local batsmen went to work
sets to
straight Henry Anthony
as follows: of Riverside, 6-3 and 62.Jax.Nevy 1. Bob Dillinger. The local NARTU division, early in last Thursday's fray.
April lost out entirely in 2. Henry Cotton. which always plays an Importantrole | Putting together a fret pass, .A

19 Cherry Point Mal'lnes- 3. Chuck Fonville. in station sports, producedthe Florida freshman miscue and sin
the doubles. the Jaxons took all 1
there. 4. Harvard. all-station softball championslast gles by shortstop Bill Bussing

30 Stetson University-here, three matches in straight Sets. 5. He was teammate year, and are expected to and Burrfs, the Jax combo tallied;
Richard Carlson and Gunn, .
May- Bobby Benny Lorn on his own one foot wage a bitter battle in the com- I three markers in the first frame.
number team for the Jaxons
3 Cherry Point Marines one line. ing campaign. At least half of The lead was big enough for Bill

here. took a bitterly contested match I I I last season's Reserve nine are on I Welch to notch his first win in
from Owen Williams and
a 13 Florida State Universitythere. George the roster again this spring. two appearances this season.
," Chalmers of NAS 6-4, 9-7. The : Navy Marines InvitedTo NAKTU Strong Welch held the Baby Gators to
duo of Stone and Leslie ,
14 Camp LeJl'une-here. Curry Heading the line-up this yearis one bmgle for seven innings And
Smith, Riverside, oft in a Meet I
paid Army Relay
June-- ace hurler Mack Murray, who I gave way to Jim Daley who
6-3 6-2 match Bob '
5 i NAS Pensacola-there. against Cran-1'''I pitched the NARTU sqoad to Victory staved off a Florida rally when
All Navy and Marine Corps activities -
ford and John Crocker of Navy.
in their final against they scored two runs. They reached -
,, and I
Herb Wotring and Henry Anthony within the 1st, 2nd I
i the Marines, another powerpacked | Daley for another tally in the
3rd areas have been invitedto
rounded out the afternoon for the Army
Three Finish High ,I combo, which came out second I home half of the Anal heat for
track event
victors by downing Bill Elliot and enter field and
best in the all-station fina'U of 'another run.
> In Wives' TourneyLoretta Jay Brauer of Navy 6-1 and 6-2 teams in the Fort Belvoir Annual
1918.i Dick Nelson drove home second
in the final encounter of the day. !1'Relay Carnival to be held 21 Mayat I
The reserves led opposition in sacker Terry Moore in the
Jacka, Betty Coghlan, I NAS Pensacola racketeers will Pullen Field, Fort Belvoir, Va
I the Gold league from beginning I third with a scorching triple
and Eleanor Foster annexed high invade the station ovr the week- Athletes from the 1st, 3rd, 4th,
( [ to end last season while the Marin | down the third base line. Jax-
honors In the Officers' Wives | end for a match with Jax-Navy 5th, 6th, 8th and 9th naval districts I s, Blue league champs, were I! Navy scored again In the fifth
Golf Club kicker tournament last Saturday afternoon. and and Potomac and Sev- I
knocked from their perch by a on a brace of singles and once
Friday finishing on top in the 41Detroit ern River commands may partici I hard.hitting Hospital aggregation more In the sixth canto on doubles -

Class A, Band C divisions re- (AFPS) -Gar Wood, 68- pate. I during the last month of competition by Burris and Bill Crane

tpectlvely. year-old speed driver, declared t Detailed Information may be and had to win four in a *

I Low score for the third and that he is out of speedboat racing obtained from naval district and I row to cop the league bunting Washington (AFPS) Albert

Sixth hole was tallied by Cathy and will not defend the Harms'I'I river command commandants. Entries I Ordnance and Gunnery and the Turk) Edwards has resigned a*

Thorpe in the Class A division, worth Trophy. He added close 16 May.SEA( ), I Chief Petty Officers of last year'sCold I coach of the Washington Redskins: :

t while four players, Kirk Horton, a race is held next summer he' league, two teams which I II professional football team and .

t Betty Connally, Frances Denton would like to act as a "godfather"for The barracks bull session had'I staged several surprising upsetson will take a post as executive viceI .

and Erma Schr'der, were tied in an American team. reached the stag of showing the diamonds in 1918, will also I president of the club.

the B division. Carol Malstrom I snapshots.SR I be leading contenders for the all- I

won low score on the 12th and Spokane, Ws-;:AFPS) -The : "Thats Aunt Minnie in this station title when action gets underway i Oakland, Cal., ( AFPSGeorge)

16th holes In the C division. Spokane Flyers o( the Wt'sternI I one. She's the fattest member '>tour next Monday.The I Kelly, former coach for the Cin

The club will hold a golf lunch- International Hockey League, have family." Physical Training and Rec- cinnatl Reds, has been named

eon at the Officers' Club swimming chalked up 19 consecutive home SN: "yeah ? Who's that standIng reation Department announcedthat coach of the Oakland Club in the

pool April 22 at 1300. Those victories, one more than the officIal II behind her?" a schedule will be available I Pacific Coast League, it was an

wishing to attend can sign at the national amateur hockey rec SR: "No one. That' still Aunt for publication within the next I nounced by Manager Charlie Urea-:

: golf shop. ,ord. Minnie." week. 8/'n,



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