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.. "VOL.ft 7-No. 12. 23 June 1949

of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville and Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District


I Air Group Eight

[ BeginsCruise_

Five Squadrons To Drill


;;,: Aboard Carrier Midway I

p Some 650 officers and men of Carrier Air Group 8 departed

-- r, by train Wednesday for Norfolk, Va where they will
: board the carrier D.S.S. Midway for a two-week training

I cruise, the first such movement of a unit of Fleet Air Jack- }

sonville since its. establishment here last November. }

The departure by train Wednes- 1- --- -- --- -

day, which saw the cars pull rightup '

a I in front of the hangars here 11 Graduate From

I at the station, is the first such

r .. NAS.movement by rail of troops from.' Trainer SchoolEleven

: ,,:" ":'"""i Several pilots of the Air Groupare
'"\; .: expected to fly their own enlisted men comprise
:r* ,, .:: 1 planes to Norfolk today.
,., I the second class to graduate in
Extensive raining
4 1949 from the Operational Flight
Under command of Comdr. Richard I
H. Burns, who will direct train- Trainer School of the Naval Air

__ Ing operations, Cartier Air Group Technical Training Unit based
; L. _.., .s )J! Jr"-"IJi) "' '''' ''''''''' -
i Eight comprises five squadrons, here at NASGraduates .
'f" CAROLINE MARS UNLOADS-Second group of second class midshipmen from the U. S. Naval three fighter and two attack.
w:.' Academy to arrive here for an orientation tour as part of their summer program, these Middies Fighter squadrons include VF-81, ,I who have just com
1.:" disembark from the Caroline Mars, the Navy's huge flying boat, as it landed here Sunday. The commanded by Lcdr Steven T. pleted 16 weeks training here, include -

jy';.. Middies left Tuesday after a two-day visit. __ ___________ __ ___ I Corneliussen; VF-82 lead by Lcdr. Roland Chadumalka TD3,
L. W. Jenkins: VF-83 commandedby George Herde, QM2; Edward
i More Midshipmen Lcdr R G. Bumett, and at- Ruszczyk, TDAN; Francis Lauder,
Ship Stores Luxury Tax tack squadrons VA-84 and VA.85:), TD3; Donald Webb, AD2: Slyvia
commanded by Lcdr. R P. Kline Herbert, TDAN; Oden Ray, TD3;
Spend Two Days and 'Lcdr F. B. Stone, respec I Joseph Ferguson, TD3: Maurice
I lively Weldon, TD2; Harold Childress,
Takes Effect Aug. 1 INo Aboard Station i During their cruise men of the AD2, and Robert Wavirin, TDJ.I .
1 air group will undergo an extensive I Naval Air Technical Training
: The second of second
all Unit
training program covering is the last school remaining;
more purchases at the Ship's Service of luxury items class midshipmen from the U. S. of the phases of naval aviation. of the Naval Air Technical Training -
the latest Military Academy left aboard the They will return to NAS July 10. Center which was in full
minus the excise tax beginning August 1. That's
,,' Caroline Mars early Tuesday cruises are planned for bloom during the war. Trainees at
: ruling handed down in an agreement among the Armed I other carrier air groups of Fleet the local school receive training

4 Forces in a compromise move to quiet the attacks by civilian I morning following a two-day tour Air Jax in the future. _(Continued on Page Z)
of the Naval Air Station. )
retailers against Post Exchange and Ship's Service systems. I -
___ __ _
Army, Navy and Air Force per- u. I Undertaking the same program
e.-- sonnet thus on August 1 will start sented by Assistant Secretary of : as the first group which visited :; Sea Scouts See The Navy

paying the 20 per cent Federal tax the Navy John Koehler before the I here June 6-7, the second group .
:'f on so-called luxury items purchased sub-committee of the House Armed
r. : at post exchanges and Services Committee investigatingPX inspected various installations : During Summer Rendezvous
,4 hips stores I and studied the naval aviation
and service store activl
I I I here as part of their
Other Agreements program _.
ties. The investigations have Now settled down since their arrival -- --- -----
'' The service compromise-_ _was- -__pre--- (, come about as a result of accusations orientation during the outlined here at the Naval Air Station first of which began Monday and
1 --- hurled by retail business men summer program. I last Sunday, some 300 regional i ends Saturday and the second
of the multi-millionaire business of Senior Sea Scouts began which stars June 26 and con-
i. CaptainWard : the services store systems.The I'I' From here the Acadeymen continued their third annual rendezvous here I eludes July 2, is 300 scouts. t
on their way to visit other Monday with a full program which Observe MHh.xU
reached I II
agreement I
i key naval air stations throughout I will include everything from a The scouts hailing from Florl-
also limit
the services special
('f. New Fleet Air : order purchases to $300; set a top I, the country, to continue their cruise aboard an LeI and a destroyer I ida, Georgia, North and South Carolina -
: aviation training. I II I escort, to liberty in town. ] will receive regular Navy
of $85 single
price on ', j training while at the
: Of Staff P. X.'s in the U S. or territories I Two groups of the second bat- The two-week program, announced ing with the report station to barracks, start
Chief ; operate all service stores, talion will arrive July 15 in the I by Lcdr James McCoy, :for billet assignment, orientationand
except Army and Air Force commissaries next visit of Middies here. Following assistant operations officer, who is medical
'. will be visits July 26, in charge of arrangements, is set The lads
basis on
Capt. Frank T. Ward, former on a self-sustaining stand reveille at 6 a.m., followedby
commandant of midshipmen at the : ; and further restrict the types and September 8. A total of 756 up identically for the two one- muster and "chow" 30 minute
U. S. Naval Academy arrived at of persons authorized to buy at I midshipmen are expected to tour I' week sessions of the rendezvous I later. During their stay here they
Enrollment for each session the
(Continued on Page 2) NAS during these trips. 1
' NAS Tuesday to assume his new I /: --- ------------ receive orientation on flight operations -
----- -- -- -- ---
,1"'jl. duties as Chief of Staff of Fleet take in a cruise aboard the
Air Jacksonville, replacing Capt. I ; ,' ';" ,' ;sssfsr*Mffv >f : LCI on the St. John River tour
: f 5- } ; t"
Charles I* Lee who is leaving to : :; : fsf V* :' the carrier air group squadrons,
take over command of the U.S.S. : ; I witness educational Navy movie,
: l
Cabot @ : ; ;: I observe link trainer and ground

Capt. Ward will also assume actIng 'training. plus recreation offered
I,' command of Fleet Air Jack- : i i at the swimming pools, athletic ,
;: sonville in which capacity Captain I centers and hobby shop.

,y- Lee has served since the departureof ...i An all-day cruise aboard the
Rear Adm. Calvin T Durgin. I U.S.S. McClelland (DE) will highlight -
Rear Adm. John H. Cassady, the program which will also
named to succeed Admiral Dur include a visit to the Naval Air
gin, Is expected to arrive here Reserve Training Unit. Although t
July 6 to take over command of I parties, observation flights, ant
Fleet Air Jacksonville other events will absorb the greater -
I part of the program, the moro
> A humble duties of swabbing down
OverhaulRepairEnjoys forgotten decks and trash details will not b-,


is quiet on the Overhaul and 4-H Club Girls
Repair front as most of the employees .
" of the department began Slate 5-Day Visit

' their two.weeks leave Monday
. Following the heel of 4.It
the annual partial
, I' .: observing semi. Clubbers from Nassau County wtv.
shutdown the period.During period from June visited NAS last week, 4-H Club

20 to July 4 only a skeleton work- 'girls from Duval County will com.
I mence a ,
five-diy stay at NAS
I'I'y ing force, including maintenance July 4.Whit".
and those who lack the
personnel I .."' here the 4.H.era! will carry a'
accrued leave, will remain -
necessary to provide emergency air- RESERVE TRAINEES AURIVF-Here for their eight weeks training as reservists with NARTU, out a well planned program of
craft repair for operating unit., JAX:, these lads from Jacksonville schools gather around a FlU (Corsair) upon their arrival Monday.The recreation and education The
and perform maintenance duties. youths will be paid guests of NARTU at a special recruit camp with pay.r group leaves July 9.

Two JAX AIR NEWS 23 June 1949

usa Club Ptf;* ,'" Jax High School Teacher l

Opening TodayNow r Takes 2-WeekTraining Here "

operating Its new loca- First Duval County woman to ----.------ ---
tion over the Beach Bus Station, be commissioned in the WAVES, Miss Horne was commanding off). "

beginning today, the USO Salvation Lcdr. Eunice A. Horne, Instructor cer of the WAVES Volunteer com.
Army Service Men's Club is of Public Speaking and director posite unit until all of the eligible -

ing Jacksonville. High School In Jacksonville, be- Surface Battalion; she is

Featuring a spacious dance floor, comes the first WAVE officer to Public Information Officer and {
the new entertainment center will undergo two-weeks annual train- editor of Mighty Mac News and

operate on nearly the same plan Ing with the Naval Air Reserve WAVES representative of Organ-
followed by USO clubs which were Training Unit here. ized Surface Battalion 6-14; presU

established during the second A native Floridian, born In Jef- dent of Duval County Speech '

World War. The grand openingof ferson County, Miss Horne was Council; co-chairman of the FlorIda

the Jacksonville club will not p! commissioned a Lt. (jgj In Sep- Department American Legion

take place for several weeks, because tember 1942 and wa assigned dutyat i Oratorical contest committee; and q '
\ there is still work to be done NAS, Jacksonville In December a member of the Jacksonville Little .

before it is completed, but from I! of the same year. Taking time Theatre, National Education t
now until that time, the hours ; out from her duties aa instructorat Association, National Theatre Association. i ;

will be from 0900 until 2230, seven I j& Lee High, Miss Horne began University of Florida
days a week. her two-weeks' training stint last, Alumni Association, and American
Legion Po t. 9.Station If
i Friday
Sleeping quarters will be available I ,_. .
----- --- '
at a later date, but a shower Varied I)uU.* I .:

and locker service is now in readi I I The Lee High faculty member (

ness. With ping-pong, shuffleboard i also had a hand in organizing the Bestowed ;
lay-outs and other set 3 3L ,
games first WAVES regiment here in
tip In the club, a good day's entertainment February 1943. The regiment was Safety AwardNaval

is available organized under the supervision of

Helen Becker, club director, announced Lt .Joy Bright Hancock, then director Air Station Jackson .
that suggestions for improvements [i of WAVES in the Bureau of ville has been awarded "The

on the new club will' Aeronautics, now Captain Han Secretary of the Navy Award

I* readily considered, for the center -, cock, director of WAVES in the for Achievement In Safety" for
is "really' for the boys." Servicemen Regular Navy, with Lcdr Horne 1948 it was announced In a dis-
can stop in and check on as the officer-in-charge, In Aug- patch sent to Capt. Alvin A.

the coming week's activities. '' ust 1943, Miss Horne was trans- Malstrom, NAS commanding 'a.-
.r attar U- -S.: -" '', j ferred to NAS Norfolk, where a officer by Rear Adm. A. M, ,
"II I TRAINING WITH NARTU-First WAVE officer to be commissioned similar WAVES unit was set up Pride, chief of Bureau of Aero-:;'

in Duval County ((1942)) Lcdr. Eunice A. Home, member of under her supervision.While nautics. ,;\ '"
rw 6 the faculty at Robert E. Lee High School in Jacksonville has returned I I at Norfolk she was Wom- In his letter Admiral Pride ', '
:uJ to NAS for her two weeks' annual training with NARTU. en's Reserve Representative for said: ;1 't_:';,

-- .- 'five separate commands and In "It Is gratifying to know that e 1 ,(<.,:

August 1945 she was assigned du- this fine record was established ,:
TEAalII I Classified BulletinBulletins II I ty at NAS, Alameda, Calif, 'where as a direct result of your efforts t.,/;
she was assistant welfare officer and those of members of j ,

L..1. JIA will be accepted only until space Is 'nlled. Call ext. 8230. I I for the 12th Naval District with the staff and employees of the !'i I' >,
Station. In attaining this out- "
tOUR SAL: --I collateral duty as War Bonds pro t y .
big birthday party is to beheld For sale 1946 Nash Ambassador, excellent I with all conveniences In private motional officer. standing achievement in accident t,
in the Recreation hall Thurs shape, 2 toned may and home. Daniel Moi (field 342 Park Active In Civic Affairs prevention you have the
brown. W. T. Gatewood. 1360 Cum. Phone 7.5703.Apartment St'l I ,
day night (tonight) at 1630. All I bet land Rd. Phone 8-4207 or ext 230. near stole and buses While at Norfolk Commander satisfaction that comes from ;
patients be on hand to help celebrate For tale 1941 JDeSoto, excellent con. cept 1 child. Call Miss Tutch 2-73 Horne assembled material for a the knowledge that you have 3 0,
the June Birthdays. I dltlon Fluid drive and over drl>'e. For rent. Home for 2 or 3 months pictorial history of "WAVES of not only improved the good 'J'.

We're all playing Progressive Landola Sacr like Deluxe$700. toiler Call H.29.Gielf Ultramodern 8-9701.- Call rl',0 Armlngton children or, .:6'1! the U.S. Navy", in addition to aiding management of your station, ) .. .
Hearts June 27 at 1930. Be thereto 7 months old Special built, Riverside. 2-4516 in presentation of radio pro- but alleviated suffering, and ; ,',
progress with us If you sleep 4. Inquire l CDR O. R. Tiead- HOUR. 2 bedrooms unfinished. $ grams for recruiting. At Alamedashe prevented needless loss of human ; ;
leally like to dance, come around say. Latkdale Farm, Route 1, Grt'enCo'e. I a Green month.St. Phone Mrs C.89644.H. Wallack. 4020 I was ,assembling material for lives." I '! l9

(In Tuesday night, June 28 to the For tale Two baby crib. Mrs V. E. 12 bedroom furnished house. Garage i i a History of the base, but her "I wish to extend to all hands ;'
Red Cross dance. Music by the Whltestone. 38 Station Band, and the Rainbow 4 room 33 (t. Liberty tialler! late 47 I ter July 7. Lt OKI:I L. M. Smith 5548 short the work. She returned to the establishment of such an ;
girls, plus refreshments. All hands model offer Modern feature Any reasonable Seaboard Ave. Phone 8-3457, Jax via Milwaukee, Cincinnati, and enviable record. I blIethat! '!I' "
accepted. Apply Mis. R "
are invited. It's at 2000 in the Biennan. Tiouts Trailer Paik, Roose.elt Furnished bedroom and use of whole Washington.Miss ; every effort will be made not ;
auditorium.The \' Highway. I house.Roosevelt Near Blvd Edgewood Reasonable Theater Frances and '!' Horne arrived home in only to equal but to exceed this :; ;'

29th of June is a day to call 1949 nArrow Motorcycle, Excellent Newman, 3338 Randall. Phone 89192.: Jacksonville' January 1947 and | record during the coming; year, ''\ ;
) condition. Reasonable. J. B.
to everybody's attention. That's Giaves. 4606 Ortega Blvd Phone Nice room with two meals' For Gentleman took up her teaching duties In : Since such high standards are ,i '
the day "Dizzy" Dean, one-time 4-1421 or 2.2853 after 1730. r In pilvale home. Veiy teason- March of the same year Very active I maintained, only by diligent ef r ,
hurling great will be brought hereby i House. $900 down $57 a month. 3 bedrooms I able. In Ortega near NAS. Mis. in Naval and civic affairs, i fort and cooperation, I bespeak 1 y"
1 concrete block, natural' fin Stipp, Arapahee. phone 2-3420.: !I continued vigilance In all ""
--- -- your + Ji
i I -- ,!
Jack Cummins, station WPDQ I ;
I _. _
woodwoik. Mis. C. H. Wallack: For tent. One 3 loom furnished apartment ------- .
sports announcer. "Dizzy" is well ;j I Cal 8-144. Lights I and water furnished. i I matters concerning your sccl- t:1i.: '"
known for his pitching greatness Baby carriage I like new. and new pairbowling I Also I 2 loom apaitment.t Mi J. H: i iI I Not New Nuggets ,' dent prevention program." H''ii }'
hoes, sl8.. Charles Tilpp. I Dlxon 2162 Riverside. I -- -- "
Phone 2.9101.
i i
while with the St. Louis Cardinals I =_ ___ ;4. '
4018 D. Dewey Park. Station phone In Lakeshore 7 loom unfurnished. Mrs
Not but
and later with the Chicago' 8178. Webb. Phone 2-3353. I one, twospecialsthis I ". .
Cubs. One of the most colorful of For sale) 1940 Ford comeitlble. new I HKIP. week at the NOT NEW Tax
the modern major-leaguers, "Dizey" i top. New paint Contact Inablnet, ': | SHOP. Luxury :r '
Wanted 2 bedroom house In
Orange Paik. 3541. Ext. 494. Ortega or
will be seeing you around the Tlmuquana, Will to $100 I Hurry for these-ladies hose, i
4'j hp. outboard motor Used less than pay up a (Continued from Pace 1) c;
I month Lt. E. J. Adams. 3347 Post. I all sizes, in light
'a.rds. 30) houis. $"5, R. D. GMffln. 4016-D summer 'PX's stoles commissAr.
ship's or
;'tFfes. '
Occupational T11f'rapAt first Dewey Pal k. Phone 492 during working Base Ext. 420.Wanlt'd. shades, and our second speciala fr ,
Baby job. after-I '
sitting Any '
glance) one corner of the O. T. hours. noon or evening.' Janet Schroder markdown sale of our Uhf Drawn 7,'
1942 Plymouth 4 door Sedan $650. L. I I N ,
Shop resembles, a ceramic novelty K. 1118 Allegheny Road. stock-dresses, sunSuits, slips, A list has been drawn of "I '
chop. Vases of many styles and 3.117 Wnr 1 10n\\: nok.Phone \\nnted ride From vicinity of 2nd. hats, shoes, baby things and up i! "
items '
to be sold in armed services :
Thrift Shop near Smltty Bar has I & Walnut SIR Hour 07tO: to 1600Malnalde. I' {y.-\" : .
colors) are on display, plus clay gadgets. '
second hand furniture fishing I Call <677.<> 'stores with the maximum price a' ".
novelty pins J. Huffsmith, I equipment I At the NOT-NEW SHOP in each
etc for-sale. Contact Ruby j chargeable on item. The highest (
EMC and L. Lane, SN, are really 5647 Roosevelt I I the Hobby Shop Building i; ;" ,
Sepkovlc Boulevard 1 Medic: I'm a naval l surgeon I item on this list is a radio ( l.,
taking this work to heart, as one Attractive 5 room home recently re- every Thursday from 1000 un-
( ) for $85. No items have
' finished. Garage, lot. Blonde how any type :.
can plainly see from their sets of large Convenient : My goodness, ;you I til 1400. ,
to NAS. $1200 down. 5311 Stan doctors specialize these days! I t_ been eliminated, but the price to r a.:
and -
vexes pins.R. ley A\'.. Ext 8245. -- be charged has been limited r..
Rendler, SA, has chosen a Modernistic home adjacent to Fairfax Ship's stores will ) the limit '
keep top
Manor. Excellent for 'hlldr 3 1 ,
vivid shade of pink and to c en.
r grey bedrooms Attached garage, patio on watches at $50, but the .
make) a block pattern rug for his C. H. Talbert, 4153 Lexington Ave. s will be retail, not wholesale! ,price>
at home J. L. .
living room Phone! 2-2716. the watch will cost $62,SO after "'
1 Kennedy will be pleasantly surprised 3 piece living loom suite. 1 double I bed. c '(>
when he receives' that Innerspilng\ mattress: 1 table, 4 tt August 1 when the excise<< tax be. "l., >,"
chairs M. E. Blowel. 363(5( A. Dewey comes effective. j:;\ .>
: I'I
name plate that K. Parmenter has Park,
agreement has been> \,
been working on for the past week. FOR RENT: 1 I reached I .
the .
on changes to be made '
Its a 3 room apartment and bath $12.50 a r "
masterpiece. "
__ I week. Call Mis. V. M. Gieenleaf 0 .y in the operations of retail PX's and Ts"
275S: Downing A\e., 2-6402. ship's stores, the committee will .. h.
Widow would like couple to share go into the matter of commissaries -
Eleven.Graduates I home. Convenient to NAS. Call Mis.Doiman .
2-3807 and uniform stores.
(Continued from Pare 1)) Furnished house Ideal for small child- Here are some of the price limits
ten Turn right on R 117 at Orange placed upon the more popular
of a highly specialized nature, including
Park light Left at R. R. Ruth Dill. items at
the maintenance and upkeep 3 room apartment 1849 Willow Branch ship's services:
of the complicated Terrace. Mrs. T. J. Acock. Phone Lighters art to be not more than
opera 2-5463. $7.50; pipes, $6; cosmetic sets and
tional flight trainers. For rent Room, apartment and cottake. .
perfume, $12.50
The school is headed bv Lt. Special rates: for service people. $12.50 ; fountain pens', 'I
A. J. Beaudoin, assisted by Western 117 South Second Ave., Jax Beach: I ; "intimate" feminine apparel \
Boyd Hoi low ay. Phone 2-063. I $10; compacts' $7.50; rings,
company representative Furnished two-bedroom gaiage apartment I I I $35; watches, $50; washing maChines -
Charles Blanc and five In Ortega. $75 per month.Phonf' .
enlisted men.Chaplain Giaves 2-2853 after 18.10.For x (portable), $30; record '.
rent IUIRP 4 room house $50 players, $35; radios, $85: ; luggage, '", '
x I month. Call Mrs. Allan Smith, 4845: $<0; and automotive supplies, $40.
out on the golf course Tlmuquana Rd. 82013. ,
thought a moral lesson would not Will share attractive apartment with '
t.fI amiss t on* or two business glils Reasonable :
: s Jax
News :
Mrs. Lee Phone 8-1106 after a
Chaplain: "I notice\ that the I 1800 or ext. 8121. 11 f 8.. If ,
players who get the lowest scores Furnished two room apartment with Editorial Offices : .
are not those who swear" bath and a shower, Clinton Drive, South U'lng, Lower Deck ,

Bonn: "What the $$$$" would 'I Couple Orange only.Guardsmen Park. Nell! Davis Realign. Bl/ lg. 930 ; :
have to about ?
they swear
attention Pleasant roomMAINSIDE '
.. Telephone Extension--8184 ,11ii;
-------..-- - Andrew ||. riaary, Editor: t AI

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I Staff R'rilers !',,'

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THURSDAY"DUMBO" I at the Naval Air Station, the Naval
A Walt Disney production. Air Reserve Training Unit Naval Auxiliary :
II Air Station Cecil Field, and the .
FRIDAY i U. S. Naval Hospital. ,
TUNA CLIPPER", with Roddy McDowell and Vardigo. I'I
JAX AIR NEWS I I. a inrmbtr of
"GIRL FROM JONES BEACH", starring Virginia Mayo and Ronald ..... -,-- -,',-_ ,..>> the Ship Editorial Association and
Jteagan. SHIP TO COLORS-Two of the senior scouts now rendez- ,, the Armed Forces Press Service. Reproduction -

MONDAY vousing here at NAS, Oliver Woodruff left, from Winston-Salem, sources must of bear material a credit line.from Repub-these I

"SECRET OF ST. IVES", featuring Richard Ney & Veronica Drown. N. C. and Jimmy Thompson, West Palm Beach, Fla. hoist the I llcatlon of other matter, except by
TUESDAY AND VVEDNSDAY national emblem in a "ship ceremony" held following their arrival service publication Is prohibited without .

"JOHNNY ALLEGRO", with George Raft and Nan Ethel Jact Sunday. I NEWS.permission bf Editor JAX AIRNew


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23 'June 1949 JAX AIR NEWS, Page Three,


: 1Q Yter '|Q'" GOING for more UP -efficient To provide I Rehabilitation Program To Reduce I

*antenna system for Operations
Radio,steel polesgo Interference Of Operations Radio I

: up at their location '.
next to the Operations a Modernizing rehabilitation -- --- -. -
building Clarence R. of the Radio section at the Operations Building 118 (Operations) and 131
Vandegrlff, left and Roy Building which is being engineered (Radio Transmitter) for emergency -
E. Durham, of Public to reduce radio noise and use.! (4)) supervisor will be able
; Works, stand by as one of Interference is progressing rapidly 2. I, to completely control each operator'a -
I the poles Is about to be with the erection of steel poles I: position.
Braised (left). The pole to provide a more ,efficient antenna I Set up, maintained and supervised -
into the system expected to be com by the Communications Of*
place on
roes rltht pleted by July 1. I fleer to meet the communication'
The rehabilitation | requirements of the station
., program was Operations -
--- conceived in 1946 with Officer
funds ap- Operations Radio Is
propriated in 1949 and granted by i'an activity under the cognizanceof
'the Electronics Section of the Bu- the Communications Officer
reau of Ships. (|Operations Radio maintains an
I The new antenna with steel polesIs alert guard on and operates all
intended to provide a common aircraft circuits that are not used
control length between the Tower by the Aircraft Control Taw er.i .
and the Operations Building In.the I -- -
t, event that the control cable is cut

\ or broken in any way. I
L' By modernizing the Operations
Radio radio centralization willprovide
JJ a better antenna system
I coupled with a more efficient open
apace for code men. In moving the i I

_._-_._ ----._........... _._ __ .. v,_..,,, -,_.._-- -- antenna poles over to the Tower
the lowest radio interference is ob
J ,u.- tained. A voice sent out from the
I tower on a V-H from
frequency or
Jax Lads Begin WeekendWinqlafk I the Operations Building can be received I I In the Administration Building

j at 3'/i and 4 miles dis it is reported that Pete Capps,
Reserve tance. Taking place of the conI chief clerk, is on two week's leave.
Training Notes I I trol, the transmitter can unscramble Pete said he was going to spenda
; f 4 5 voices at the transmitter .
it or lot of his time at the beacheswith
., Careers in the Naval Air Re- j! building. the bathing beauties. He bet-
:, nerve began Monday for 100 young from Purpose of the rehabilitation be. ter be careful that he doesn't
:: men from the Jacksonville area J Ing performed at the Naval Air I i come back with a couple of black
who will spend eight weeks at I | Station Operations Radio as explained ,( beauties of his own (eyes, that
) NARTU's special) recruit training RJARTU i by Lcdr E. W. Dailey, is)1. ,
,", ramp. I are: ((1)) to modernize the switch.I, If anyone knows the definitionof
,t In a ceremony that was simple ing and control equipment and op '"heavy date", Olive Fleming
: but impressive, Comdr. John S. !I \ .' (ML).&Required training M Nearing, and Lt, Jesse W. erator's positions. ((2)) to modern.Ize would like to know ( However, we
Barleon, Jr., Executive Officer of duties for the fiscal year has been Baumgardner selected to train the and expand the present antenna understand Olive had one Friday
NAUTU, administered the oath of I I completed by most of the squadron I new seamen recruits under the system to provide more and night '. Sorry to report that
allegiance to the 100 youths who summer NARTU eight-week training better antennae some of which are Miss Edith Wewer of Maintenancehas
were chosen from among Jackson I members. The following have camp from June 20 to August directional antenna for fixed au been on sick leave Hope she
1 i. : ville's high schools to undertake I just finished their two week's active 14 Hope there isn't anything tomatic teletype) circuits between is much improved Biggest
the extensive summer! program. !I duty: Robrrt E. Proctor, AD- to the rumor that Lt. Clyde Charleston, S. C., NAS Miami and fish tale told In Public Works was!
.,.' The training camp, a topic of E3; Samuel J. Herndon SR; Clinton ''10. Atwood and Lcdr. William C. I KeyVest and NAS, Jacksonville.With : told last Tuesday morning by Hel-
conversation on campuses of all : E Harris SR; William J. Chitty are leaving us. this new antenna system' the en' Johnson, when she returned
the city schools for the past several I[ Webster, SR; Louis M. Steflick, I Is it good or bad news that the. 1 j supervisor of the watch will be1'! from leave It's really a whopper,
: jr weeks, will offer valuable] I SR; Lt Duane A, Deen; Lcdr I* ,I;, two-week active duty cruise will I able to choose the best antennafor get's bigger and bigger Jean-
I training to the youngsters! who will B. Worley; Lt. (jg) Richard L.I be here at NAS, Jax Stall reception of radio signals. (3)) ette Reilly of the Power Plant, .
have the chance to see how the !, Oreair; Ensign Neal M,: Ensign; ing the new fiscal year and until i provide a very high frequency com- Ethel Huffman of Maintenance and
Navy operates. Lt John M Briggs; Lt K. JosephP. I t further notice we secure at 1700, i munlcation control link between Bess Nail) of Housing are all on
r ,. First event on the first day's Whittlesey. Jr., and Lt. Robert At last we have flight skins for --- -- ------------- two week's leave. .... .......,
.r schedule! Monday was the signing i J. Brown. enlisted men. There have been '! We wish someone would please
: of order papers, followed by a'I' Seems as though there were several : none previously. Every little bit : Tigers Clash do something to get .Chief Moranto
short "welcome aboard" talk, RONs during the training period I of folding money helps. arrange a ride on a fire truck
"shots" at the dispensary, and the We've found out a good way f Notice: -- Correct your drill for Olive Fleming There seems
first meal in a Navy mess!' hall for to stay away a couple of extra ,, schedule for September 24. Ground ; With Clowns to be nothing in this world that
the Jax lads.Following. days have a flat tire on a officers and men are to report at Fluffy wants more.
the Issuing of uniforms PV-2. For further information on I 1300 instead of 0800 as previously Breaking even in a pair of tilts I News From Fire Box---We are
amid the'usual cues of "who this point contact Lt. Richard L. scheduled Heartiest con- last week-end the NAS Tiger all glad to see E. L. Yarboroughback
;. wants to swap a size 38 jumper Oreair O and R Is closed I prats to Mr. and Mrs. H. James I Ibaseballers will return to action on the Job after his appen
for a size 32?" all misfits soon became for two weeks and several Veril. That's what It is now. They Sunday when they meet the NACO dectomy. Ed says the operationwas
)properly situated and the reor' ron members have taken "qUad'j,I took the step last Thursday and Clowns at Mason Field at 1430, a success. The relapse was
suit was a happy bunch of seaman portunity to scatter to the four are now honeymooning: Congratulations I In their two recent encounters, caused by the bill sent by the doctor -
recruits who began their training winds on well earned vacations, j too, to Lt. and Mrs the locals defeated the Jackson ,' W. E. Douglas had An.
with zest and enthusiasm of a lad VP (ML,1-56 has been honored'I'I Clyde Atwood on the arrival of a I ville Aristocrats, 11-6 Saturday, other ('rldent-ihii patkthe: (
embarking upon a new adventure to have three of its officers, Lcdr i baby girl, Mary Lee. but dropped a thrilling ten-inning, '' first' one we didn't mention in this
Torrance E. Zeigler, Lcdr. 'Harry !I The squadron: sends Its best! 4-3 battle to the Harlem Square column for various reasons). This
--- I wishes to Lcdr. Bart R. Burtlett I I Giants Sunday. Both games were time Douglas tried operating a
who is home now from the hospi played here at NAS. boat with an outboard motor from
I tal. We are looking forward to hi is I An unearned run in the tenth underneath the water N
i S UPPLY return to active duty. 'frame of Sunday's game gave the L. Jordan claims a small boil on
Welcome! New'K-If you are afflicted Harlem] Giants their 4-3 victoryover his upper lip was the reason for
with Mal De Mare (seasickness the Tigers. NAS hurler Irwin growth of his moustache. The real
5ALLIEs air sickness or plain motion Castille held the visitors to six reason is that he overheard someone .
SALTY HUMOR FROM 4 N sickness) see your doctor about safeties, however, and fanned six! say he looks like Clark Gable
the use of dramamine Accordingto over the teon.tnnlngroutE', C C. Anders is in his glory:: since
HERE AND THERE reports it is effective in about The locals took the lead againstthe the new bugles: have been addedto
85 per cent of eases Giants, but the Giants tied it the department. We still think
The C O extends congratulations up in the fourth and the leads his one little ole bugle will cut-
Housewife: (over back fence) B. L. Davis of Public Works Is on the squadron's progress this changed hands several times! until blow all the others combined .
"Your story reminds me of Clar- currently making arrangements to year. It stands high towards win the Tigers knotted the count at fl Wonder if Jim Parker didn't talk
..nrE', He once decided he wantedto I provide ferry service between the ning the Noel Davis trophy. He all Giant outfielder Luke Atts i Buddy Norton into getting that
,. l>e king of the house" I station and Bolles School for avery reports that he in looking forwardto came through\ with a three-bagger haircut, If Buddy had gotten another -
Gossip-mate: "What did you I nominal charge for civilian another year as successful as and came in on overthrow at half inch taken off, they
do?" i I employees. Although] he is already the one we are now completing. first in the tenth. would have been on equal terms.
\.; Housewife: "I crowned him I offering/ this service to O I|i ._ -- -- --- -

:. Customer: Take----a look at what &working R personnel hours makes, the it change possible in ||Scribe Finds Sea Air Fine But Boat Won't Stay Still _

you did to this' i i to extend service to other civilian I ..
." Laundryman: I can't pee 1 I Sent to fishI -- --
Any. employees as well. Until an unofficial I II !. cover a deep-sea -
1 :> thing wrong with' that piece (1f..1.I announcement is made via I Ii I ing trip recently, one he thought /
1'1' lace i the Plan-of-the-Day, call Davis at i would be a comfortable day -I
,, Customer: Lace, hell, that wasH : 8285 if you are interested. Bus afloat, all a sun-burned, sad-ex- ,. .
u'd sheet.A I I I service to and from the boat pressioned Air News reporter Srnish'' --.r= ,--

house will be available could utter upon his return from ..J
rich man's jam Is usually agolddigger's I Lischke is the I I a brush with the briny deep was I Ala f --- -
Betty taking 8t A
t"a : : bread and butter. "Wha' Hoppen". 'yam
\JI' I week off to entertain her ma who I II y.yaO
-- I It was quite a piscatorial ad-
is visiting her from Alabama. .
Cheating at poker can be dan venture the lad had embarked
But, flo can In Sadie Murphy, who is wearing a ,
{ gerous.: any game : upon, one of which his recollections
sparkling diamond of ,
as Tuesday
which hold hands
you that of the day's happenings left
; I Ir advised her plans for exchanging ,
him following the hour
t A golfer: wa up before a magistrate i vows with Jim Turner aboard the 63-foot A VR.nThe
for beating his wife. His this weekend have been post !
trip down river was aU.right", he
lawyer was pleading his case: "My poned for a while.Tournament .
offered, "but after that, to me, it
! S,; ) client is a much maligned man. $ Tips:-At the end : was every man to his own rail". I
,,, ;', His wife is constantly nagging him of the first round Tom and When queried how he weathered
I and driven to desperation, he beat| Forrest had each posted a 68, John'I the trip, the reporter countered
F her into silence with a golf club" Withington a 70, Carl and Frank I with "my stomach felt like it was f
i'-' The magistrate, with renewed Reiter a 73 and 74 respectively the stage for a battle between
!} Interest, asked: "In how many with Lt. O'Keefe, Ensign Marshall shrimp ala mode and lemon 'pie
t. strokes ?" ]] Lcdr Tasker and Freddie' I
.. with a crab irritating! both and I
---- Quinna all in the late 70's. These : the lemons in the pie' still bitter i
. .,.-.-.. There ain't no Justice scores are, of course, less "handicap" I because they hadn't been used j I
In this here land
; Those who have missed 1 ----- --
for cool ]lemonade". He continued --- -- -- --
Just got a divorce finishing their rounds each weekin | "in the meantime, the boat I Length, counting the four inchesof shoot", bellowed the crewman, "I
from my old man.I time, should contact Coby and seemed to be carrying out the actions sea-weed clinging to its tail. I I mean to heave the lead over the
laughed and laughed ]let him know how soon they can of the song "Rumboogie"with As he disembarked after the trip, side", Being a very economic fel-
at the court's decision
''II: Tl, \' him the kids, put it in. So far, no forfeit is I six trombones and two I his catch on the string caught the I i low, our Isaac Walton procured a
!" eyAnd the kids ain't hisn', is being required for late rounds. drums playing out of rhythm on eye of a seagull, who was heard i bucket for the crewman to heavein
.,."? 1 -- --- I Match play, from the established different songs all at the same j to mutter "what is it, a yo-yo?" I i rather than lose the lead if it

<1*,;'Just why do you want a mar- averages, will follow the medal I time and just to keep in place I I An old salty from way back, I} went over the side. Not a man
s "' rfed') man to work for you rather play joined in singing with the "Rock. 'I well schooled in the art of seamanship to leave others do the work, he
'h) h\ha bachelor?" asked the curi"wJi -------- ----- a.bye Blues".. the reporter was not the cried "Ahoy, let me heave." Bro-
,U friend. proud father was seen in the drug"store Big Catch .least bit puzzled when nautical ther, he did and it wasn't lead.

'Well,'t sighed! the employer, : purchasing a baby bottle. Although suffering from Mal r terms were tossed about. Whenit Amid the excited cries ol
wthei-mariled men don't seem to "Man, that's scandalous extravagance de Mare, the potential] Isaac Wal- was announced that someone "looka here, a grouper, a snap-
i get so upset If I yell at them, ," said a fellow countryman."It's ton did manage' hook a rock would have to sling the lead in per, a striped bass,"-our salty
necessary' though," sighed bass. It was the third largest fish I order to find the snapper beds, he wasn't having any, "Fish, smish,
., The day after McPherson's wife Mac. "The woman's gone and had of the three smallest caught-approximately asked for the gun and said he gimme air", was. his acknowledgement. ] '
presented him with offspring, the triplets.t eight Inches in would oblige "I don'I mean .



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Page Pour JAX AIR NEWS 23 June 1949

Softball Combine d. R, a Competition Stays Hot

Sports 8-4 Slate In Links Tournament

Taking; two out of four encounters -

ter Jax last Navy's week, Including softball squad a no-hit-will Defending champ Anthony Grego retained his lead in

tackle Seaboard Shop Friday night the championship flight of the allstationgolf tournament"IJ" :

under the arc lights at Power now in progress on the J local links, by downing Chet Briggs, ,

Plant diamond at 2000. Jr. two-up after a close battle in the second round of match
Last Wednesday the locals shut play last week
out a Cecil Field nine, 21-0, but ] ., I
'n '. nr CeD Two close matches were playedin
Buffered their third defeat los-
by ; ; 2:1
the second flight with B. A. Rucker registered win
ing to a Green Cove nine, 7-3, the J. B. Whittemore. "I'
Cunningham taking a
following day. Friday night the oneupmatch
NAS combo was humbled again, from C. W. Na engast, and Sixth Flight-R, H. Starr gar- ,
this time, 8-5, by a Woodlawn Baptist Don Gard battling his way to a nered a default from S. T. Dela-
nine, but got back In the win 1 one-up victory over Dave Ballin- mater; W. L. Thorpe took a default
column Monday evening by win- from R. C. Von Brock; C. A. ,
ning over Hogan Baptist, 5-2. TT the third flight four short Stanhope won over C. E. Lair .
In Monday's encounter Red Tib- matches were recorded with the 5-4; and R. F. Chaney took a 3.1
bets, Jax-Navy third baseman, longest going only sixteen holes victory from F. B, Byron in the ':

gave the spectators a treat by pilfering while only three matches were final second round match. f; ,
four bases, including home I played off in the fourth flight, -x- I 'fit 3
plate, besides registering two singles I two in the fifth, -and two in the :
and a free pass in three timesat sixth during the second round of Golfers.To Battle 'ti

bat to score three of the local competition. '
aggregation's five tallies. Ed Bu- Flight Results For Team Berths
cher4ch toed the rubber for Jax. | Second Round results-championship

Navy, fanning nine visiting would- 1 flight-Anthony Grego I .
swatters, and allowing only I'I'e over Chet Briggs Jr. two-up; W. Eight top-notch NAS divot diggers
three scattered safeties. S. Stewart over J. J. Sutherland, I are slated to play 72-hole
Wo Mlawn Triumph 3.1; H. D. Tannehill downed Amil matches on the local course this,
Fury with a 6.5 tally; and Billy week-end as they battle for four
hurled for the locals
Paul McWilliams registered a 4-3 vic- berths on the Jax-Navy golf team
in Friday's encounter, and although '
which will the station
tory over Dave Henderson. represent ri
he held the invaders to only ;
Second Flight-R. Hardy tri in the Sixth Naval District tour
five safeties, they scored freely on ,'
umphed over P. F. Plummer, 3-2; nament which. scheduled to be ,
wild pitches after reaching base onst'veral : Cunningham tripped Nagengast played July 5.7 at Parris Island, .
miscues and walks. The "
S. C.
visitors rallied in the sixth to register e one-up on the 18th hole; Gard .
five runs to \Ice the fray. I beat out Ballinger on the 18th The eight wielders who have ;
'":::: cup with a decision and entered in the station qualifying
one-up ;
Held to a single hit by Bump i'<, ..:.:: ..<: (,.:. .. Bob Thiel registered a 7.6 victory rounds are Tony Grego, Bill Kor-
Elliot, Sub Group Four's hurler, :;} over J H. Harris. resel, Bob Thiel, H. D. Tannehill,

the Jax-Navy softballers suffereda .. .,. Third Flight- H. L. Sheppard Bill Stewart, A. H. Stephens, Bill""
the hands the
setback at
picked a 5-3 win over G. F. Barnes and Jack Piva.
Green Cove nine here last Thurs I ACE HURLER-Top Softball moundsman in the Intra-mural
Ruscetta; R. H. Dudley defeatedR. Beginning the qualifying test"
day afternoon, 73. Buzz Brostrom Softball tournament Just completed, Henry "Hank" White hurled D. Blythe, 4-3; R. G. Justiss Friday with 18 holes the local ,'
toed the rubber for the locals, allowing I
to both' victories over the CPOs in the playoffs to win '
Hospital dumped Charley Miller 4.2; and j contestants will play 18 more on
bets garnered eight bingles.the only Red Jax-Navy Tib- I the crown. White chalked,up a record of 12 wins and one loss. A. B. Connor won over T. W. Saturday then complete the prescribed 1
-- --- -- --
Hillis, 5.4.Fourth seventy-two with 36 on
bingle in the fourth inning. 1------
Flight-P. F. Wagnerwas Sunday t'3
ledge With, and Ed Bucherich.Geral Gobie Earl on Gul-the 1I Hospital Crew Swamps Chiefs 17-6 given a default over R. K. The 4 top men will then await .
Allen John Boytis E.
mound for the locals last week I ; out-played the tournament in July. When the
J. Peltier, 4-3; C. H. Turner tri District championship is decided, .
Wednesday, a visiting Cecil Field I
To Annex Intramural Softball TitlePaced umphed over E R. Foster, 3-2 four will be
nine failed to garner a single safe- ; : men picked from .....
and Bill Chalmers took 4-3 bat \),
1 a among the contestants at Parris
them, l.
ty as Jax-Navy trampled
tle from C. O. Schmidt. ':
I Island to represent the 6th ND in ,!
by pitcher Henry White who allowed only five safeties I Fifth Flight-Bob Saksa took a the South Central tournament at :;.

and also blasted out a tremendous four-master into left field with default from Hemming; W. R. New Orleans. The winning district ".

Card the bases empty, Hospital's softball nine scored a 17.6 victory over : Horner was given a default over at this meet will go to the
Eight-Bout B. 'D. Knox O. B. Porter
; tripped All-Navy finals at Parris Island .
the Power diamondto ,
the Chief Petty Officers last Thursday on plant ,1
W. R. Shoalts, 4-2; and P. R. August 1013. ,, ,
cop the all-station intra-mural softball crown. I -
Being ArrangedAn .
-- --- -- --
In the initial frame Hospital tallied three runs in the top of ;

eight-bout amateur boxing I took the front position as Keith the fourth. The Chiefs came backin Station Baseball Nine Recoils-.
show headlined by a host of Navy Jordan reached first on an error
of the however
their half inning,
ringmen will be staged at the then Rip Havalka let fly with a
Jacksonville Arena, July 13th, in terrific circuit-clout into center I I and scored two men to i In Upset Win Over Chatham

an effort to aid the Coast Guard ; giving the Medics a two-run lead. : knot the score 55. The medics ,
Memorial Chapel building fund The Chiefs scored in the bottom I II
cinched the victory in the fifth .
I I Coach George Boerner's Jax -- -- --- ---
which will be ended at New j of the second and I
London I on a single abase as White and Chuck Hine con- rines Saturday and Sunday and
Conn. The show will be balls. : Navy diamondeers pulled one out
spon- on Scoring two more nected for home runs and Babe Fort Bragg's All Americans
sored by the Naval Air Station, in the third, the CPO's took over Fink and Hoot Gibson registered oC the bag when they turned I Monday and Tuesday

Physical Training and Recrea- the lead, 3-2, but once more the I i singles to chalk up three runs I back a strong Chatham Field Air : .Seven Runs In Lucky Seventh '

tional Department. | lead. changed hands as Hospitalman and drive CPO hurler Herschel Force club 12.7, on Mason Field, I A seven-run stampede in the
Borden from the mound. I Monday afternoon. The local triumph I home half of the 7th canto gave ", '
I I The CPO's garnered another snapped the Georgians 13. the Jax: Navy diamondeersenough .'
Jax Navy Boxers Headline Card lone tally in their half of the I game winning streak and handed margin to coast to their
I fifth but Hospital tagged relief them their 3rd loss against 17 12-7 triumph over the Air Force

hurler Chuck Smelley for seven I victories. nine Monday.The .
At Armory Fistic Carnival FridaySix safeties in the sixth to score nine Rain washed out the second ofa locals put together a brace : '

runs. two game series with the Chatham of singles, five free passes, two
Jax Navy leatherpushers, i, I Leroy paced the Hospital ninein club Tuesday. I passed balls, and a wild pitch, in
carrying the banner of Jax Navy' St. Pete; and Sonny Hoyt, j i batting with a double, two The! Boernermen hit the road the lucky 7th to account for the
will share the spotlight in the 'I Jacksonville, tangles with Charles i singles and a walk in four times for Orlando this morning where I splurge after trailing 75. -
r bout amateur fistic card at 11.1 Dedman, Jacksonville Kenny |I at bat. Chet Kidd accounted for a they will meet the Orlando Air I Portsider Gus Gushanas gave "
Duval County Armory, Friday Barrineau, Charleston s bantam single and home run in four Force outfit in a single duel and way to Ace Woolbright midway-H;
night. I weight will be matched with an trips to lead the Chiefs at the will head north for a two game r in the Chatham half of ,:t.
From unannounced McDill fighter plate series with the Parris Island Ma- I The latter held the visitors scoreless { ,
NAS heavyweight John I for the the
remainder of
- fray .
McKay, middleweight Pat Patter. limiting them to a lone bingle. It '
son and featherweight Eddie I 4 ,"'
was Woolbright's third mound ;f'
Martin will share the honors. : ;
victory in seven appearances this .,::
From Green Cove Springs, will season.

be heavy Julio Zayas, welter I Navy backstop, Ken Werner, "
Glover Cameron and lightweight I 4L plagued with a batting slump "
Dick Riley, to complete the Navy broke out in a rash of hits, collecting .
representatives.Top I a single, double and triple .toI
pugilists from the recent I in four trips while driving home ..
Jacksonville Golden Gloves tourney j ) I three tallies.
which was held in the Ar- --x- .
mory's squared circle early this

year will round out the card. : I Top Pistolmen
In the Main event Joe Mar '

tin, ex-NAS lightweight, will mix 1 1'In Tournament t.
with Charleston's Johnny Craven, '
1949 Jax GG tourney champ. : '
These two whirling dervishes The finest pistol shots in this :;:,

tangled for the 135-pound title go : area have converged upon the Na- ., n ,";1
in the tournament and had the I val Air Station to compete in the \ d:
fans on their feet for three heats. I annual Southeastern Regional 'Ii; _
Pat Patterson, has been slated I >. Pistol: tournament to be staged at <. r,
to meet Johnny Gice whom he : i the local range Friday, Saturday '.11..' kit.
decisioned in the 1948 Regional '>: 1 and Sunday. -1 1 "
Colored A. A. U. tryouts at the : ,," ,. ) Navy, Army, Air Force, Ma- 'I '5""-
Jax Ball Park last June. I r.1 I rines, and civilian sharpshooterswill .. I,'
In another sparkling attraction be vying in the regional !, :/ :
Golden Glove champ Zayas Fbe meet, top scorers of which will I
will clash with Gil Harris, St win berths to the National Pis.
Petersburg light heavy gloves ; : tol shoot to be held at Fort Sheridan .
winner. McKay and Buddy Wes ), 111., in the fall.
ter Jacksonville Police tangle in Teams and individual Contestants ,

the other heavyweight battle. !! are entered from Camp 1.-1: ""L
To round out the menu, 147. jeune S. C.; Parris Island, S. C.: .. ,
pounder Cameron clashes with :, .. ,. Fort Benning, Ga; Camp Gordon- .
Ray Holland McDill Field, and Ga ; Fort McPherson, Ga.; :Or.* .,
LaVern Sheely meets Fred Star lando Air Base. Orlando; McDill.s'. 'r '

ling in the second Welter match. I r { ;;; ;; Air Base; NAS Memphis; NAS w
Jax: Navy's Riley meets Willis E }ji :. '., Pensacola; North Carolina state) '"
Orange, McDill Field, in another ..,,' ,., ., ,...,,", .. H";< ".,<., .....' y y ..-_,, .._ _,. .-_ .. ,..,. "'Y, _.-, ','''''_._.'. highway patrol; Florida '>state "
lightweight go. In the feather highway patrol; and police teams
weight class, NAS's Martin, slugs A CLOSE PLAY-Hitting the dirt Babe Fink, Hospital second sacker, Is about to be tagged from Jacksonville, Miami Miami
with Bill Sholes, St. Pete; Ray out by CPO Catcher John Coxen in a play at home pUte. The action took place in the first intramural Beach,Tampa, Coral Gables, Fla. '
Dmgmjn: Jax, meets Don Rutt- championship playoff fray, taken by the Medics.! and Savannah, Ga.

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