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,. ,. VOL. 7-No. 25 22 September 1949

Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jackson'ille and Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District I


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4: 1949 ScheduleSept.

24-NAS Corpus Christi, away

f' Oct. 1 Edenton Marines, Gator Bowl {

Oct. 8-Parris Island, Gator Bowl I

IF Oct. 15-Cherry Point, away R f{;" a
.,:''i Oct. 23-Chatham Field, Gator Bowl I

', Oct. 29-Eglin Field, away ,
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" Nov. 5-Camp LeJeune, away

" "J I Nov. 12-Little Creek, Gator Bowl Y
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'oj\ 20-Fort Benning, away

26 Pensacola Gator Bowl x '
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.::.J FOOTBALl. BECOMES: KING-The 1949 grid season has arrived and brings with it promises of another great campaign of thrills a minute across the gridirons -
': "l 11, of the nation. Jax-Navy's grid eleven joins the ranks of those starting their campaign as they depart Friday for Corpus Christi!, Tex. to do battle against the I
' 1.J Corpus Comets in a floodlight fray Saturday night. The locals play their first home game next Saturday against the Edenton, N, C. Marines at the Gator Bowl (See

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{s]( New Regulations i King For A Day Electronics Unit 1 Back In Four MinutesSquadron

':+ I For Commissary I'Contest ContinuesA Pilot FiguresIn I

: Established Here
::x New Commisary Store regulations host of wonderful prizes
:t; y effective October 1 will require are being offered for the winning Record Ocean Rescue
. verification of signatures letter In the "King For I
For Fleet Air Jax
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r on permit cards issued to eachpatrun A Day" contest sponsored jointly This is It'! muttered Lcdr.Charles !,
-:1: at the store here, it has by the USO-SaJvation Army E Smith to himself as of the plane and when his para
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I his deck of the chute strap caught momentarily on
I been announced I Servicemen's Club and the Junior Detachment 2 of Fleet Airborne plane shot off the
Customers will comply with Chamber of Commerce. USS Midway: and headed down the canopy he was forced to kick
this directive by signing a register in 200 Electronics Training Unit Atlantic and toward the ocean But within himself loose Momentarily dazed,
is to
upon entering the local storeGREYHOUND The pen (FAETULANT) has been estab- four minutes of crashing, he was : and unable to Inflate his life preserver
words or less just you
I he and
would do if your were "King lished here to give radar refresher back aboard the carrier via helicopter I glanced upward saw
the toward him.
OFFICE in helicopter coming
For A Day." In addition to the courses to fleet Air Jacksonville a record-making rescue
The lowered the
helicopter pilot
effected during training exercisesin
CLOSEDThe prizes, the winner of the con personnel. The new unit is expected the Atlantic circular canvas strap attained! toa
Greyhound Bus Ticket test, to all servicemen,
open be cable, with which Smith harnessed
to into
office, formerly located in build- will be Introduced to Jackson- put operation Having completed his qualification himself and pulled
been closed. around October 1. landings earlier, Lcdr Smith, was
has citizen.
iug-39, : now ville leading through the doors of the helicop

: ,_'_ -..'.". -" '.j.t...,...... ---x--- ------- -- With Lt (Jg) John K. Freeman Executive Officer of VF-41 which ter. Smith's F4U Corsair sank almost .

f i' :;} :PsonneI I Of Jewish Faith i I as officer-in-charge unit will have a the staff new of training eight VF-41 Although immediately.pilot had slightly no realization shaken, the of

'men who are busy
setting up
until he
any Injuries mopped his
: ?locObserve? Coming Holiday : equipment and offices In the brow and felt the fresh cut
Ground Training building wounds Except for superficial cutson
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the heal and
jIJ'lfr.I'"l\* nel of Jewish faith at the face he escaped
'l Naval Air Station will help celebrate 2 at 2000, and Monday, Oct. 3, i Primarily established to offer refresher without serious injury. Later Smith
the traditional Jewish New at 1000 through 1800 with memorial courses in radar, the Elec learned that Capt. Beakley, skipper .
Year Rush Hashona, which begins services at 1600 tronics Training Unit will also: offer f. of the USS Midway had pet-
Friday at sundown, and will last Conservative services will beheld ground and In-flight trainingto formed an act of alertness, quick
through Sunday evening. I at the Jewish Center Synagogue I Fleet Air Jax ly maneuvering the big ship to
.a The following week, Yom Kip- t Third and Silver streets, personnel avoid possibly hitting the local
.! pur The Day Atonement will be with Rabbi Sanders A. TolfielJ officiating ;I pilot.
observed from sundown Sunday, Rosh Hoshona servicesare (Continued on Page 2)
October 2 to sundown October 3. I scheduled Friday i at 2000: Saturday Duck Stamp Now l| ':i -
Since there are not enough memo at 0730 and 2000, and Sun. Cartoonist SoughtFor
bets of the Jewish faith aboard I day at 0730. Services during Yom I Available At P. O. ,I I
the station to warrant holding ser 'Kippur will be held Sunday, Oct. Jax Air NewsThe
f vices here, servicemen and womenof 2 at 1800 and Monday: oct. 3'' The field migratory bird
Jewish faith have been invited : at 0800 through sunset, with i stamp (duck stamp) which is I Jax.Air' News is still in
t to attend the services in Jacksonville memorial services at 1100I I II required on licenses in hunting need of a cartoonist--strictly ona
I Orthodox services, In charge of ducks Is now available at the I Lcdr. Charles Smithwas volunteer basis.
Reformed Jewish services will : Rabbi Mendel Feldman, will beheld NAS Post Office, it was revealed I One of the Air News' most
be held at the Jewish Temple, at the Etz Hayyim Congregation j today aboard the USS:! Midway for : readable features: has had in bo
f Laura and Ashley streets, with 6th street Rosh Hoshona will I a two-week cruise, was about to I discontinued due to transfer of
Rabbi Sidney M Lefkowitz officiating I be celebrated at 1300 Friday. 0800 Upped to $200 this year, the. take off on operational flight the staff cartoonist. Plenty of
Services will be held Friday, and 1700 Saturday and 0800 Sun- stamp will ho a require necessity when his plane failed to rise and other use can be found for any.
September 23 at 2000 and Sat i( day. During Yom Kippur services, for the, approaching duck ha crashed into the sea. Immediately I one wishing to give it a try,
urday, 24, at 1000. Yom Kippur members) of the Jewish Orthodox: least)n. upon impact. Smith released Credit lines will b serviced will be hell. Sun'jay, Oct. I I (Continued on Pace 2) hu shoulder harness climbed out each drawing.jffi .



Two JAX AIR NEWS 22 September 1940,


TOP PAY OF $528Dividend Comdr. Randecker Weck- ndWincjTafk nn ....1!

PionIs Leaves NARTUFor -a.b-i

PDyment New PositionFirst Notes J

officer to be assigned to from

Disclosed By VA active duty at the Jacksonville

Naval Air Reserve Training Unit

at NAS, Comdr. Harold H. Ran- I

Answering the queries of World War II veterans awaiting their decker bade farewell to his fellowmen NlIRTU.J; ;,,1
National Service Life Insurance dividend check, the Veterans Administration Tuesday as he departed for :" \
has announced that the top dividend checks will amount Los Alimitos, Calif. where he will TASRON 58 has added another ---- --'- 1 "' ,

to $528 with payments to start going out in January.The undertake his new assignment. annual training cruise to its rap where to go, nor to come; look; ; :j} :;
-- The for you when you fail to ar" 1It,3lj '
idly growing history. regular ;
formula has already been $1,000 of insurance, for each month Assigned to NARTU in Aprilof monthly drill followed immediately at the appointed place. Check. thb' -

worked out with 2800000.000 the policy was in force before its 1946, when the local unit was after the two weeks cruise, assignment board before muster; ;.., '

worth of dividends to be distributed anniversary date in 1948, for all being formed, Commander Ran making 16 straight days of full- and proceed directly to the plac* .t ,, -

to some 16.000,000 veterans and policy holders who were aged 40 decker will now be in charge of time Navy duty. The hours were I assigned immediately after muster'

their dependents and heirs. About or younger at the time the policy the Aviation Maintenance Depart- long and the work hard, but This is your responsibility.
ment at Los Alimitos the
three-fourths of the veterans eligible was issued.Payments, same one took It in good spirit ev'ry-I During the two weeks cruise
position that he has held here at
have already applied for pay. ScaledFor great deal was accomplished. Congratulations I Just completed, some men were
ments It has been revealed. The older veterans the dividend NARTU. The departing officer\ also I
are due all hands for lucky to take in RON trips. A
dividend is not subject to income declines gradually until it is 20 received notice of his promo-. their plane to Dallas and Houston carried *
splendid spirit.
tion to the rank of commander I I
tax. cents a month, for each $1,000 of Lt. Harris, Lt (Jg) Whit.I .
His silver leaves The turnout for the cruise was
The formula, according to Veterans Insurance, for veterans 55 and on new him by members were of pinned the- I excellent. A few officers and en- worth, Lt. (Jg) Trufant, Jones,
over when the policy was issued. I and
Administrator Carl R Gray, NARTU Aviation Maintenance department listed men just couldn't make it Pyburn Henley. Another planeto
Jr. is calculated on the basis of a The scale reads something like the same destination includedLt.

dividend of 55 cents for each I this: Age' 41, at issue, 52 cents; which following a ceremony in for For business Instance or personal of the reasons.officers Padgett, Lt. (Jg) Chappell, Lt.
Frederic one
Capt. W Priest- ,
-- -- at 42, 49 cents; at 43, 46 cents; 44, (Jg) Levin, Timblin, Smith and
man, NARTU commanding officer | Is a public utility expert and he
43 cents; 45, 40 cents; 46, 37 cents; Reiben. The flight to Pensacolahad
47 34 cents 48. :31 cents 49 28 administered the oath of accep- had to pitch in after the hurricane
; ; the following aboard: Lcdr.
[P. tance. and do repair and clean-up work.
UPPLYIDELIGIITS cents; 50, 25 cents; 51, 24 cents; I! Tew, Green and Knott. The New '
Commander Randecker Another officer had a death in
I 152. 23 cents; 53, 22 cents; 54, 21 a nativeof I I Orleans flight included Ansbacher
cents. Stoughton, Wlsc.; is a veteranof [I the family. If :you missed the ,
I II ,
Brewster, Bridges Dris-
I 13 years service in the Naval i cruise for any reason, plan to y.
National Service Life Insurance I coil Hoffman, McCreary Nodine
| Air Reserve He entered flight make it up later thus retaining i ,
monthly premium at age 21 is 65 training at NAS Pensacola soon lyour good standing in the squadron. j Tindell, Meyer Grage and Blume.

j cents per $1,000, as compared with i I after graduation from Stout Institute See the Personnel- Officer for

ROUNDUP Elizabeth Vanessais I ordinary commercial life insurance I \Vis. He received his com- II dates of scheduled makeup cruises. I
of the newest addi- rate of J1.25. The serviceman Classified :
the name mission and wings in December, i All hands should complete two
tion to the D 1... Dick's house- I 1 1 I I who took it out at 21 will 'now get 1936. He was on duty in the Pacific i i weeks duty during the current fiscal I

held. That's a total of four hits 55 cents per $1,000. as a member of Torpedo I year which ends June 30, 1950. j BullelintOR

and a Miss, and at this writingit I I I The maximum payment of $528 Squadron 8 at the outbreak of I|I Lt. W. D. Philips has joined )

is hard to tell which memberof i I is based on a $10,000 policy in World War II, and was command- the squadron as Communications : SALE

that basketball team D. L. is I force for 96 months, on a veteran ing officer of CASU-53 before reporting Officer with collateral duty as as- Dinette mite, 6 cushion Shags. $..13.wash. .
Lt. B. B. West I! much. $40. Zenith .
proudest of I 40 or less when the policy was : to NARTU Jax in 1946. I sistant Personnel Officer. He hails : radio Emer.Run t
radio THO. other article, 3819 A.
bridesmaid at the elegantLt.
was a taken out. The dividend will be
from PaJatka, and is a brother- I Norman St.. Dewey Park.
Noma Reid Lt. John Brice I paid on both term and converted' Navy wifp; ;; i| in-law of Lt. Ginn, supply officer Apex washing machine. 1st $25 gilt ,.
wedding last week Speaking policies. No payments will be of the squadron. I It. Carter 1147 Allegheny;; St.'

. i f lieutenants (junior grade, that made for periods of lapse. Fishing Contest I I I We all saw from the picturesin 12 Pho.ft. boat 2-8743.trailer $85. C .'. Parish.
ist I you will note that the gold ,
tars have turned to silver on the I Mrs. Fern Gudal wife of Lt. (jg) !i the paper that Lt, Rodger's Chief's uniform. 2 navy blue. 2 khaki
Sigurd Gudal of Cecil Field has place of business was heavily dam- Size 42.: slightly used Reasonable .
Frock and John
collars of Samuel -
I FulureSpaceShipPreviewed Mrs. User, 4531 Astral St. Phone
aged by the hurricane In tact it
Marshall Clara Speer brought been announced the winner- of the : 2-0719.
back from her trip to Texas several first prize in the black bass division I almost blew away But, undaunted '48! Studebaker'; champ conveillMe..)
I I in Test of the fishing tournament in the finest tradition of FASBON I Jame Hawn, 1342 A, Randolph St.
clippings and pictures of her
1'48 NlltJonaln': house trailer all
:58, he achieved of
new heights
held by the Green Cove
niece's wedding which she attend Springs j equipped. Oilglnally $3200. Sacrifice
-d. Her niece had won several !,I Naval scientists recently were I Chamber of Commerce. :i glory: While the roof was blow- for $3000.( $8UO do"n. M. M. Chart,
ing off, and the bricks I 1'0 AS. Ilayport.Baby .
falling w
Mrs. Gudal and her husband
beauty contests and was well on treated to a first hand view of the j I 1 bassinette with mattress. silk
her way to the Atlantic City finals space-ship of the future, when {1 were fishing in the St. Johns Riv- I'all-time Rodgers proceeded to run up his I quilted lining and mattress cover

when she decided on home instead they witnessed a demonstration er, eight miles south of Green : record for truck sales, be- $5. .Mi*. Sculy, 2nd house on left 3
coming the leading salesman ofhis mile main
Cove Springs when she boated her gate.
of a career. As you know, flight of the Viking II, America'snewest I 3 using I rm set $50.
firm. Then exhausted he took
only single girls are eligible (in super-rocket at Las Cruces, first black bass It weighed 10 I! hitchset $25. o a'ifJ'102 _
cither contest, that is). New Mexico.On pounds, 9 ounces, which was enough I i two days off at the beach. Some- I I end table. $2 ea.. other article, Mrs.
to win the grand championship I thing must have happened to wake Pair) 1314 B, Randolph.LJv. .
Gordon King, the new supervisor the haKlg of the Viking II'sperformance I award of the tournament | him up. Was it one of those bricks rm. cult $70 3 chair, 3 end ,.
of the Technical Branch, during which 95 running table, rug. $20 hitch vet. WI
I from June 1st to Labor Day. falling on his head ? I bdrm. suit Mrs. ZIIresk)', 2313
comes. to us from O & R, where mechanisms tomorrow's"moon I She wins a sporty Mercury out I The following new men have Forbes!
lit a number of in the express"! be Baby and pad. $11. Stroller
spent: years may expected board motor for her efforts I been welcomed into the best of .fl'r. pen
Planning Division, as Supervisor of I to look like gigantic pencil i Lieutenant Gudal's catch; 3 Ibs. : all possible squadrons (FASRON I NAS.$4. Smith, 1411 B. Child St.

the Manufacturing Branch t I : thin round and high as MI I and two ounces! 58, that is) : William W. Stalvey, 4 rm. t"oUaKefUl'n.. Scott, Air Base

Pre-accountlng has been moved up office building:. Strangest of nil, Jr., SR; Winford C. Brumbaugh, I Trailer PHI k.
week to October 3rd. It not have fin*. 3 sect couch 2 chest drawers, 2 end
f commence
> I may i Jr.. BMG3; Kenneth P. Girvin. SN; I table, lamp, din. rm. suit chad.
This is for sure After a couple The 46-foot-long Viking, largest Vt William F. Moyer, Jr., ADE1; I double bed, baby bed high chair.

,>f backfires recently, we reckon I rocket yet produced in the Montgomery W. Huttsell. Jr., $200 dellv, Cotter, eat 82J1 .."

the fellers will lay off scaring the 'United States, was controlled during AMS1 and S. G. Blay, AEM2. I' Apt.$2. house Mr*. Briggs washer Bldg.$8. Eke 8OO Apt.healer C -

gals with toy spiders and alli its 33-mile high flight by t Don't forget to send in an application I, Ext.: 8361.

gators. changing the direction of the exhaust for a dividend on your NSLI Elec. stove. H. O. Evans, elec. shop,
from its rocket tubes. i 4112 OAR. Ext. 525.
QUOTABLE QUOTE: Insurance policy. .Many men have I '47 Chew stile master 1500 mile
Sugar and spice and everythingnice The Viking II reached a speedof not yet realized the size of the I Chief Weiss. Ext. 8100.

I 1,775:) miles an hour. Its 'prede dividend they may get. In most Northern seal fur coat. Reasonable.
Airs Biennan. Tiouis Trailer Pk.
Goes to make all that is feminine; I cessor's top speed was 2,250 MPH. I cases, the refunds will be remark I Kiddy ('oupefoldlQg.. Spring & m t.

If that is so, we'd like to know This latest test was considered a ITSO CLUB ABOVE THE ably large. Even if you have let I tress $12. Morris. DIn rack* O. Pho. ,

Who put that touch of lemon in? success by the Navy which was II your insurance lapse, send in adividend ,: 8388.Cooleiator.
I BEACH BUS STATION Ice box, 15.: Miss Pwts, "
RAPIER REPORT: A number primarily interested in stabilityand TIIl'UIioVAPT."' U application anyway. You 1 1049 Elllxon: A\E'. Ext.! 729.
tit years ago Chauncey Dephewwas control. Later tests will con- 1930- Bowling bUbo Membeishlp may still be entitled to a com- 5 rm. house & path 1 acre land. 811"I --

the Milton Berle of his day, centrate on engine performance.AFPS .-- open dancing In the, club night. Informal paratively large sum. i I I rltl'e box 4%$1000.D. Seaboard Term Ave.Foley Ph route 8-1124.4.

his snappy repartee searing many ( ). FKI1IAV, J.KPT: JS Each man of the squadron should 12 rm. furnished house, fuinlture\ 2
------ assume the responsibility of see- rms. 1 acre land. Pho. 8-1124, $2000.
D soul. However, one day he met 38.10-Hoiscback riding Magnolia\
his match in the late President I Examinations Ready table*. Transportation leaves club ing for himself where he is due I Tel Seaboard mi. Foley, route 4, box 4t6 D.
18JO.: In the club. Handicrafts Visit to for
report duty each drill,
William Howard Taft. Chaunceywa Dexter Wash machine. 2 vests old.
the Informal
Shop. dancing.
making fun of the president's For Radio Operators I XATIKDAY, hKPT. 24 whether for in-service training or I Clssna. 4371: descent St. Ph. 82164. rt
school for 2 Talloi-made Blue. sUe 38 both for
ground or administrative
ver-growmg bay window, and i Open House Meet your Ii-lends. Magazine -
A representative of the Federal *. Book Telephone PinK Pong I duties Don't expect your division $40. McDonald 2-0377.
that it looked aa I Communications Commission, Mi- Snack Bdr. Specials. 1H:1O: to 22JO. Sat. officer or chief to tell hut tNT:
though he were going to becomeA ami, Fla., will conduct commercial urday Night Dance Music by HAS :i you 3 rm. apt. unfuin. Kitchen equipped
mother., "That may be," repliedthe and amateur Class "B" and Band. Eke lefilg. Bu 1 line to HAS, K<*.
WAVES der. 7-567J.:
chief executive, eyeing the "A" radio operator examinationsin i' 1000 til 1200Java Hour, Donut Seeking'Hardwood 2 rm furn. cabin Wesconnett.. Mrc. ,

prankster, "and if it's a boy, I'll Jacksonville!\ on Saturday, October 1400 til 1 GOO-HornetOM n Hour. 1700 ': Mentor Phillips, 5029 Lumo>'a Ave. Phone ,!'
name it Howard; and if it's a girl, 8. I til 1730-Vesper Time. 1800 tli 1900-- 8-<*2J2.Furn. I
Buffet Supper. 1930 til 2130 Around the \
rm. kltch. privilege optionalfor
Although a
I'll it group
after wife. But
my piano, with Mary Smith.MONDAY '.
The exact location of working glils or couple In Mm. ;I\
if it's gas, as I think it is, I'll known examina.I' Shrr.; ?8 I have been holding basketball practice ray Hill near NAS. Mrs. Bianth. ',',
tions is at
name it Chauncey DePew." not Miniature Golf. Shady Oaks Course I I on their outdoor court for 4803 Pearl! St, Pho. 23854.
time. It is suggested that Ladles night Trant-poitatlon; leaves the past two weeks, a coach for 2 bdims., dining im. recp. hall, $85
------ cants check the Bulletin apPII-1 club In the club Informal. dancing.Music | mo. Mil. SI a ley. 2110 For be.
the team this is still
year being
Appreciation. Classical and Furn. bdim.
Kltch. ptlvllege "01 king
Personnel II the lobby of the Main Post Office Semi Cl a.slcal. Handicraft exhibit i sought Anyone interested In pil- couple preferred 4554 Post St. Pho.

at Jacksonville a day before or Hobby Shop., I loting the WAVE hoopsters in the 2-4847. .
morning of the examination day. I I KSUAY; StJ; >T. 27 :3 s i'm. house A bath, elec, atov'f'Iretr' .
faith are invited to attend I 'I 1930 Roller lax Roller coming campaign is requested to a
service Skating : I water heater, $55 mo WMlC nf'f' 'tv
Commercial examinations will Rink USO Night Transportation } see or call Skip Moser at the Mr. Smith, route 4, box 575.ll'! ,. ;1fI1".I' ,
Sunday Oct. 2 at 1800 and : begin at 0900, while amateur examinations leates club. In the club, Informal Physical Training and Recreation 2-2ti19.t: i "f.'" \ } ',Ie

Monday. Oct. 3 at 100 through will begin at,1100. dancing latest recordings II Office 726 Sin. turn apt., for 2. Near bu r .'
Building .
I I WUINt.l>iVAY, M-.I'T. tt phone extension Brltton 4624 Astral St. ,;
fojnset with. memorial services at I II Weekly Party Floor Show, Door I 593. Nice sleeping rm, Mrs "-'.I' ....
Prize-Dinner fur Two. What Belvedere Ph. 26205. "
1030. ._. I RescueContinued you dp were you "KING ORuI11 "It don't to be 4 rm. apt. Furn.. couple r..anil' a .f{ 'r
pay educated. r :
BAY"? ENTER; CONTEST. See Club I : Mr. W. S. Llnnlng. Pho. 1\
Bulletin Board. Jax Air News. In I "Why not?" 3 im. apt. Lakeshore : N
Jax Air News I ( from Page 1) I l lander and Jacksonville Newspapers. "When I told my girl that I I I Kltch. equip. near NAS. CouCltifrftiy., (2+\ r1 '
A native of Johnstown, Ohio, I Sponsored bv Jacksonville JayceesandUSO loved she Mrs. Zaun. 2152 Lakeshore Blvd.
Editorial Office Smith from the Naval Club. Prizes: added each day. Get slapped 6 rms. upstairs flat Also 3 rm. apt.
graduated "
South Wing, Lower Deck I entyblank In usa club. my face. I Both unfurnished. Miss Herring 627
.Academy in 1941 and spent the Edison Ave. Pho. 43248.

Bid;. 930 first three years of the war aboard Pleasant rm.ll.nrA: home. Single and
I double. Mr,. Lee
Telephone Extension--8184Aadrtw : the battleship USS New York before 1447 Avondale Ave. Ph. 2-59:10.: )

II. Plsnrjr, tdlUr transferring to the Pacific. He Riverside 1 lovely im. SPts.
Conv. to busses and itoie.II'M .
entered flight training at Pensa- r
rite JAX AIR NEWS If published I .
Qulnto. 7-492.
weekly at the U. S. Naval Air SU- cola in 1947 and received his wings Furnished house at Murray Hill. Conv.

lion Jacksonville Florida, and print- In November, 1948. to NAS :2 bdrm. $tOO, Rudzlan kl. -
tri l commercially with non-appiopiIdled I Attributing his capacity to stay MAINSIDE AUDITORIUM 4064 Gilmore Ph 8-0X13: or 3-216DJ. :
ftind at no expense to the government IIKI.P; J
and In compliance with SecNav Circular afloat to ability to swim, plus THURSDAY._ 22 Colored woman want \k. by day "r ,,

Letter 45-1918 dated 12 December 1943.CYple the temporary buoancy of the "COWBOY AND THE INDIANS", with Gene Autry. week Call Alberta or Dorothy 3- '
are distributed I t free o( charge I packed parachute, Lcdr Smith is FRIDAY .23 1856. }
fct the Naval Air Station the Naval Wanted : Job ai baby Bitter Jeanette "ia
Air Reserve Training Unit Naval Auxiliary now a staunch supporter and ad- "MISS GRANT TAKES RICHMOND", with Lucille Ball and Stewart 1147 B, Allegheny St. NAS.Ride IfF
Air Station. Cecil Field and the I vocater of shoulder harness for William) Holden. wanted from 16th & Blvd. to NAS ",\

U. S. Naval HospitaL pilots, because without it, things SATURDAY 24 SUNDAY 25 0700 to 1600. Edith: Brook Ph. Eat: ,11".
i 741 or 3-14818 W at 507 W, 16th. .
might have been bad. The shoulder "GAL WHO TOOK THE WEST", with Yvonne De'Carlo and Wanted: Ride from vicinity of Beaver ,
The JAX AIR NEWS l II a member ol strap held him firm and cushioned Charles Coburn. & Huron Street From 0730 to '

the Ships' Editorial: Association and I the shock of impact, says MONDAY 26 1600. McCullough.: Kxt. 365.E'
the Aimed Forces Press Sen Ice. Reproduction Wanted! Ride from Murray Hill I -
of material from these Smith. JIGGS AND MAGGIE IN JACKPOT JITTERS", with JOE Yule inity of Post A Hamilton.\ 10 NAM.

sources must bear a credit line. Republlcatlon y y -- -- and R. Jlinano. 0730 to 1600. Crew, Pho. 2-5427 or

cf other matter except byservice SalvagedWho TUESDAY 27 _WEDNESDAY ..28 ext. 276.
publications M PI'ohlbltt'd without "SWORD IN THE DESEIIT" with Marta Tortn and Dana An- Want tide from vicinity of 8lh & LIb-
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-22 September 1949 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

Vera Niehaus, commanding officer of VA-
135 (center) discussse with his staff the
relative differences of the new AD-4 Sky- ( Skyraider Replaces AvengerIn I
raiders and TBM-3Es. L. to r. are Duran
II. Matthews, ADC line chief; James A.
Dawn, AMC leading chief; Lcdr. Niehaus; Fleet Attack Squadron 135Delivery
Lt. Allie Callen, executive officer and
S S5a Jones I>. Willard of two'more .
ADC engineer chief. AD-4 Sky- --- --- -- -
Below is the new AU-4 attack bomber.BREEZES raiders to Attack Squadron 135 Fleet, Squadron 135 returned to the
.M..... this week will complete l the I West Coast from a Far East op-
eg! Z change-over of Fleet Air Jack- eration in December of 1948, and
sonville attack squadrons from : In April of this year moved from
I' TBM-3Es to the new attack i' NAS North Island, to its present
: j y bomber. location at NAS Jacksonville.
VA-135 thus is the last attack Versatile Plane

I squadron on the East Coast to Commanded by Lcdr. LaVern
complete this change from aircraft Niehaus
I VA-135 has compiled an
flown since the early daysof admirable
safety record with the
the war to the latest and most TBM. The squadron was awarded
modern types. Prior to '
VA-135's the Commander, Fleet Air, West
change, VA-13 of Air Group One ''Coast, TBM safety award for the
at Cecil Field had made 1
the changeover third
fiscal quarter of 1949.
.' r The
1 I local squadron has amassed a total -
1l A member of Carrier Air Group of 5213.7 hours since the last
13, which is a fairly recent addition accident and has ten consecutive
to the Air Force Atlantic accident-free
I ,_ months to date.
j Executive Officer of the Fleet
Fire Air Jax squadron, which boasts
Prevention I
f Program Here of 128 enlisted men and 19 officer' ,
NsroV is Lt. Allie Callan, while Lt. (jg)
(Is Success As Fire Rate Lessens j A man who had his purse stolen II Cedric M. Hansen is Operations
.. some years previously, received the 61 (/Officer, with Lt, (jg) Nelson H.
.. > following letter: Haurer as Maintenance Officer.
'r I "Sur, years ago I stole your I I Ij j The new AD-4
r efforts put forth in of life or serious injury to Skyraider which
.r; per : muny. Remorse is gnawin' me, so has been
protection and fire preven- sonnel. On 63 occasions station I 1 acquired is a single place'attack
tion programs are paying off, according fire departments were called{'I I send sum back. Wen it gnawsme ', bomber designed to operate -
) to a statistical report upon to render assistance to off- again I will send sum more. from all classes of navrj aircraft -
(covering operations of fire departments 'station communities. Commendable I -- I rarrifm It can attack both
I Visitor: "How far is it to Wash-
ground and sea targets with
of the Sixth Naval fire service was performedin 1"Native L Two of our fire boys recentlysold any
1 District which discloses extreme- many instances. ington their homes in Murray Hill combination of rockets, bombs, and
I' Jy low fire losses incurred during Chief I : "Wa'al, I don't rightly I A. C. Walker and C J. Gemming. machine guns. It is as rugged and
causes of fires have been know but I'll call
Eph. Eph'llknow
the fiscal 1949. I Where as the old SBD Dauntless -
.. 4 year i attributed I to now? C. G. Edwards I
to careless smoking He's traveled all He'sgot
over. and yet it is reported to have
claims whenever
Here at the local that he has
NAS fire department I electrical short circuits, overheating shoes." an j the speed and
I maneuverability to
conducted 5,815 fire of electric argument with his wife she comes '
motors, stoves : with
fighters of
protection inspections during the and heating devices, carelessnessin Vt'locity--What you put a hot I crawling to him on her knees and I today.
:,.;. fiscal year, with 951 discrepancies using flammable liquids, and shell case down with. says "Come out from under the ------- ---" -
noted, and all but four of operations involving welding.The i bed you coward!" R. W. (Jumbo)
::1 .::x them corrected. The 55 men of estimated total fire loss Success is to get as much moneyas 1! Ellis claims that the diet he is on ,54 More Autoisis

I :,' )V" the fire department, under Fire I within the Sixth Naval District, the other fellow wishes he could i' has really done wonders for his
,.' Chief Donald Moran inspect according to the report, totals have got. For example: A country extra poundage. Gemming says it Given Tickets HereA
every building at NAS every 30 $10,177.56.. Property loss ratioto merchant retired with a for tune of i looks to him as though the weight total of 54 autoists

'iw t\ days. the value protected is in order I'-U---51 151.non,' That_nT wall H __ s_,_,(Tn'.epasNis__. n._ I I has vious just transferred. to more ob- charged with traffic violations were
'i, In compliance with the fire of .0014 per cent for each $1,000, !I ability to retire with $100,000 after quarters.Q. aboard the station during the period -
l'! protection and fire prevention far below the national average 40 years was due to hard work, W. (Professor) Cantrell is from September 13 to Monday

,1';.. program, the station fire depart The Commandant, Sixth Naval !strict attention to duty, absolute once again taking bugle lessons September 19, with 28 drivers apprehended
ment, a division of Public Works, District and the Fire Mar- honesty, economical living, and to i Helen Johnson of the Administrative for illegal parking, 17
1 commanded by Co ndr. E. J. shal, sixth Naval District have I the death of his uncle who left him Section returned to work for speeding, 6 for failing to stop
r i Peltier, conducted courses in extended appreciation for the i, $98,500. 'Tuesday after having been on sick for stop signs 2 for reckless driv-
y fire prevention for the benefit of vigorous manner in which all J leave for a week. Mrs. Annie Smithof ing and one for failing to keep to
IJ... key personnel in an effort to Commands have prosecuted the The smallest sailor in the Navy the Technical Services SectionIs the right.
keep losses aLa minimum. I tire protection program, this I Is the one who went to sleep on improving after her recent fall. Charged with illegal parking

.-:- t.. Station fire departments with- enabling installations to main- I his watch. From Transportation' it is reported were: Lt. W. S. Gray, Ens. O. T.
tain the remarkable low fire ----- i that Chit Monroe has
in Sixth Naval District
\. the responded Cooper, Ens. A. A. Woodad. Lt.
: to a total of 307 alarms'' loss record. | "I understand your stage production brought his wife home from the (jg) T. A. Crawford Ens. H. L.
," ',4, I of all types. In all of the alarms'' -x- manuscript was rejected." hospital after her recent opera- Neely, Ens G. E. Kinnear, Ens.
there loss | "Yes. I was a case of all work I tion. We are glad to report that E. H. Wittlesev Lt
to R.
;a responded was no Saturday VSO Dance (jg) C.
I and no play. I she is improving J. H. Boudreax is Smith. Lt. lie) J.. J.. Gallagher.. Lt.
S : Fleet Requires Dress-Up Plays Reckless drivers and wreckless 'I i is stll n the hosptal but we under- J. S. Maughon D. R. Standfield
Servicemen attending the" Satur- drivers are two entirely different stand she is getting along fine and
AMAN Robert I. YN3
; Wibhey,
'1'Station'In Team Match Sat. day night dances at the USO ClubIn types of motorists."What's i i|' we hope she continues to do so. Leroy Brown, SA; J. J. Dolan
Mr. Sam Graham
Jacksonville will be requiredto of Maintenance
> AOl; C. L. Butzinger, BMC; J. D.
A team match pitting :
wear full uniforms or civilian a rabbit? took a jaunt to Macon, Ga., last Hilton ADP1 Merle L. Christensen
; -
t. divot-diggers against': Fleet golfers clothes with shirts and ties commencing "A rabbit is a little animal that I week to take his daughter to Wes- ADAN; J. E. Crapps and civilians -
i I is scheduled to be played at the i October 1, USO Club officials grows the fur that other animals i leyan College where she will enter M. Small, D. R. Stanfield
local golf course this coming Sat- have announced. get credit for when It's made intoa : her sophomore year. We overheardMr. J. W. Welch I Starling, T. C.
1: urday.A 1 Men attending the dance in any lady's coat." Griffin saying he took his two Sweat and C. L. Theep.
.. other attire will not be admitted I daughters to enter college last '
barbecue will: be held immediately Caught speeding were A.
following the tournament, on the floor. There will be no A Sergeant was chewing out a i week Mr. Nettles says it seems W. Diana, AA; E. Leonard. AN;
with the losing group furnishingthe :: exceptions to this regulation it hapless recuit. I everyone in the front office of B. Ficarrotta, AN; Robert L. Ford-
; refreshments. Entry fee of $1 was pointed out Recruit: "Here's the way it is, Maintenance is getting new cars. en, SA; G. L. Stewart AEMC;
must be posted. .,_ Sarge. When the platoon is march- Mr. McKinley, Mr. Graham and I and civilians William "... Robinson
', A two-ball foursome tourney Is : BREEZESGet Ing, my brain starts saying: Standup I Mr. Griffin and he's wondering I Mrs. Cleeo, H. B. Taylor, J. C.
Six to the and if his new move "up .front" is a
: scheduled to begin August 8, with I straight. Carter Henry Gates, J. D. Griffin
: .. a combined handicap of 16 or more three to the rear. Head and eyes very profitable one. R. D, A. J. Wade, M. C.
,.1'1 quired. Interested teams can A Jeep to the frcnt. Thirty inch steps. I Mr. Jack Row just returned Johnson, William R. Howell, H. C,
:""I' for the meet by signing register the Since the seat of new cars Keep in step with the man in from a week's leave in Orlando. Brooks and Charles K. Corbin.
: renter posted at the Club l house.LINE Are built wider and wider, front." Says he did some fishing and killeda Ticketed for failing to heed stop!
\ What's become of the thrill Sergeant: "Yeah? Then what three foot rattlesnake with a 'signs were T. H. Moss, S. Jerdan
Z FORMS ON THE When you squeezed in beside happens?" I i stick. Some fishing! The newly J. C. Carter and A. W. Diana, AA;
her? Recruit: "My: body looks at my organized Recreation Committeemet Eddie Sparks, SD3; R. T. Chaison
RIGHT I brain and says: 'WHO, Me ?"' i Monday and it's rumored thata Lt (jg) Donald O. Rhodes, AA,
,' Take stock in your future. Save I Customer (to headwaiter): "Just party's brewing of some sort was given a ticket for failing to
the easy way. Buy U. S. War Savings I for a point of information, did the 1 Oleomargarine 1-a food bought and fun is in store for e\'erybod keep to the right, while J. C
Bonds today. Available at waiter who took my order leave by people who have seen butter There'll be more news of this Cuter and J. E. Crapps \weie
..;,\ your Station Post Office today. any family ?" ,days. later. charged with reckless drivintr.

i, Chagrined Player Picks -Up Bouncing- BullHenceFa2bali, II

Once more moleskins are being, years 300 B. C. and 500 A. D. skull. Soon after, some boys, sensing :New ChangesThe out the United States in scholastic -
I ; helmets would have revealed Chinese ath- a new form of diversion, tabbed
are being snap- procured game was then fute- institutions and the team ]leaders
tinnt'd'I and thousands of husky I Iletes playing football for the first a skull and began kickingit balle and although it was banned
it\ men are displaying theirtalents time. But, instead of the pigskinball for sport. But, some of the lads by King Henry II near the year met to standardize rules for
c."I on the gridiron as the 1949 used today, the Chinese play were barefooted, and numerous 1154, it sprang up again soon' "Rugby Football," then strictly a
i i .1 football campaign rolls into high ed with a ball composed of strips | bruised toes resulted. Still stickingto after his death in 1189 when some school game. Rules have changedover
1"I. \ ;y gear throughout the nation. In of leather and filled with hair, the original idea, but worried Irish in Dublin disregarded the the years, but the interest
: x the meantime, armchair strategists 'weighing approximately eight Ibs. I about harming his feet, one of the rule in England and began to create -
,ti :', r ,- and sports fans are weigh Another historian claims that the boys appeared with an inflated cow wbat is now known as Gaelic has increased until: today the port
'! ing advantages and disadvantages sport was originated by the Greeks I bladder and, thus, the game of I football. Taking their cue from Is enjoyed by millions all over the
W + of various combines and turning and later banned by Augustus football began to take shape. the Irish, the rest of England world. Rutgers defeated Princeton

Q 't..... piognasticator as they attempt to i I Cqesax of Rome as being too I In ,the 12th century, with no regard then took up football several centuries 6-4 in the first college game ever
.. pick the top teams of the season. gentle a game to fit the centurionsfor for rules, town teams were later and in 1603 King played, at New Brunswick, N. J.,
:'of But, it takes more than participants war. However, such beliefs .organized and pitted against each I James I revoked the law forbidding on Nov. 6, 1869.
;; : and fans to make a sport. i have been put down as erratic other. With no set number of play. the sport and gave it his regal | Famous in history books todayare
:, For every athletic activity, no matter guesswork by historians, and the II ers, some teams had over 100 blessing.The S such pigskin greats as Rtd
where it is played, how it Is game of football is said to have I members. The goal was to kick game was mostly a kicking Grange. Pudge Heftl f1nger. Chick
played or when it is played, must | been originated in England about the ball into the middle of the sport from then until the 19th Harley. Albie Booth Wesley Fe!'-
a have a history from the time It 'I the 11th Century from its parent I rival town in order to win the century when William Ellis of''I ler, Bronco Nagurski, Ernie Nev-
wall first discovered until the ga me--soccer. contest. When the mobs came Rugby College, playing in a game ers, and Chris Cagle. But, those
F present day. Football wouldn't be I Authentic history reveals that, I kicking and yelling down the main was chagrined at his failure to are only a few of the hundreds of
..C; the great body contact sport it [, following the Danes evacuation of [ street of towns, it was advisablefor kick the bouncing; ball, and reaching gridders who have gained national
':+f ; is today if men with initiative, and i(j England, workmen while excavating shopkeepers to close their I I|I down he picked it up and carried i acclaim in the game of football.
\<< the will to succeed hadn't built i an old battlefield uncovered a business if they wished to keep it down the field. Although he |I I And today, such top performersas
,: ,<. t' it into one of the most popular I skull, which supposedly belonged I I their possessions safe. Because ot'' was the subject of great criticism Doak Walker, Choo Choo Jus-
J. ,t } -f outdoor sports of the fall !season! I to a Danish warrior. Still smoldering I this, authorities were asked to halt : because of his act, several othf'r'!' tire Chuck Hunsinger, Art Murj .
,'; And those men, from the English with memories of Danish imperialism the random, roving and
game soon players caught on to the idea and 1 j 1 kowfckl Leon Hart, Charley Ort-
p'\\ rkmt.n who discovered some of i the laborers began kicking I|I the sport was confined to vacant decided running with the ball man and Harry Czulborski will be:
I 4. _' basic principles of the" sport, the skull about the field to 'I I areas. A field was marked off with might add zest to the sport. In collegiate headliners, while linn
a the officials who were instrumental give vent to their feelings ngainst boundaries and once more the I' 1839 Arthur Fell a student at stars as Marion Motley, Buddy
,gS in development of football the country's former occupants. I i mobs played the sport in a spirit I Cambridge, mentioned what Ellis Young Sid Luckman, Johnny Lu-
{fn;"; cannot be. forgotten Then, gradually more of the workIng I[lot rivalry. The rules did not state I had done and an an experiment, jak, Bob Waterfield, Steve Van
1 Long History group dropped their implements I the number of players, but both : it was ruled that a player could Buren, Bobby Lane and Chuck
According to Professor H. A. and before long little work teams bad to have an equal run with the ball if he caught it Conerly will be heard from in professional -
(,ilea) a noted historian, looking was being done and ber of and num.1
everyone was men, that meant on the fly or first bounce. By ranks as thisthe 10-"
back many centuries between the ,enjoying themselves kicking the where from 19 to 50 on a ,,; 1841 the sport had spread through- grid campaign gets! underway.


Four JAX AIR NEWS 22 September 1949

. Jax-Navy Opens Season At ,Corpus Christi! I

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1 comets Provide Opposition

In First Of Ten Encounters .

After weeks of rugged conditioning:, Jax-Navys 1940

gridiron edition, eyeing another successful season, pries the

lid off the 1949 season against the Coipus Christi! Cometsat

Corpus Christi Tex. Saturday evening.
The local Navy --- -. -----
gridders make ------ --
their home debut next Saturday around to relieve the starters
evening, Oct. 1, at the Gator Bowl when they meet Corpus. The
with the Edenton Marines from j backfield list includes John "CUrI
North Carolina providing the opposition I ly" Penyak, Ray "Bulldog" Hln.
kle, "Bif| Jim" Grass, Harry
The b(# question to be answeredis Marr. Chuck Rhoades, Glen Scho.ra .
of course-"Will another crack Buck Dominy, Gordon Kent,
team carry the Jax-Navy banners Lloyd Nelson, and a number of
onto the gridiron this year?" The other hustling ball luggers.
4 TexaS based eleven will be the Included in those standing by
'w first! ones to furnish the answer. for line assignments will be centers
John Coxon, Joe Buon&slssi
? Although 16 holdovers from lastseason
and Frank Prescott tackles Wilbur
{ A ;
+ are on the roster this sea.
\ L* Sweat, Norris Thomas and
son, Head Coach Donald Jacka I
"with Assistants Ben Griff en and Jim Nugent; guards Ski Rosk kl
Walter and Ted Daum, plus several
Shin, are making no predictions -
S stalwarts. QthY
x but are keeping their fingers ---- __

With crossed.a line that tips the scales i Driving 'Range
a bit below 200 and a backfield

averaging: near the 185 mark, the ; Offers 1
locals will have to play some top-
SWING HO-Taking; a few warm-up practice shots before taking to the course for an 18-hole notch ball against the "Comets", Plus
. tour, these ardent linksmen take advantage of such practice available at the station course driving; who already have one game under PleasureIf
range, the modern-equipped range is open seven days a week from 0900 to 2100. their belts. As far as helghth is I have had
you always the yen
concerned, most of the Jax-Navy' to hit that little round ball
golf ,
NAS Softballers Conclude Great Season barrier starters range around the six-foot 1 but don't like the idea of chasingit
some towering over.
I Ten Lettermen around hill and dale, you can

With Record Of 29 Wins And 5 SetbacksAnother engineer Big Bama in Saturday's Hutchinson fray will An be the swing NAS at to the your golf local heart's driving golf content course range located at-

milestone in the annalsof 1- -__ -- ---- -___ __ --A- : outstandingsignalcaller for Jax. One of the finest to be found
station softball history con I 1I and sunk the City Engineers 18-9 McGinnis Service Station 13-4, ; Navy last season Hutchinson anywhere in this area, the driving
cluded when the 1949 edition of before being handed their second North Jax Baptist 5-4, Ford Mo- hasn't lost any of his old sparklein range here, not only offers the
the Jax-Navy softball team cap- loss by Greelish Plumbers 87. tors 9-0, FASRON Six 9-2, and practice. Before he entered the best in equipment and service, but
tured runner-up honors in the Du. I The locals then shut out the Key West Navy, 13-0. service Bama saw action on the too there's plenty of elbow room.
val County Softball tournament to Naval Reserves 3-0, and trounced A highly touted Pensacola Navy University of Alabama "B" squad. At least a dozen tee boxes, In per-
finish their victory-paced season Cecil Field 21.9 before suffering nine then fell before Jax Navy's Bill Hiilsey, a triple-threat man fect condition, await the most
with a slate of 29 wins and only I a third defeat in an 8-5 battle powers 10-2, the locals trounced who is slated for plenty of action ardent golfer who likes to tee-up
5 defeats. with Woodlawn Baptist from Jack 1 the Chief Petty Officers 24-5, eked this year, will be starting In the and lay into one. There's room
After breaking even in their I aonville. Starting a seven game out a win over Sargent Seat Cover tailback slot tomorrow. HulseyIn aplenty for iron practice also.
first two tilts, the local combo began win. streak by dumping Hogan 2-1, walked over VF-133 with a his seventh year of football, is If personnel 'an't get the time
to chalk up victory after vic I Baptist 5-2, the NAS team proceeded 12-1 score and defeated the O and a speedy back, an excellent punter, off during the day to swing a few.
tory, dropping only five games I on to down McGinnis Ser R Civilians 7-1 before enteringthe and can pass accurately. Last then they can always come out in .
through nearly four months of vice Station 13-12, Seaboard Shops ( Duval County tournament. season he was an ace on the Mem. the evening, for the range U open
competition, The softballers boasted 20-0, Green Cove 5-2, King Edward Going into the tourney fourth I phis Hellcat eleven until 2100 seven days a week.
87 game win streak in the first Cigars 15-7, City Engineers 9-1, seeded, the vUtory-laden Jax Navy Running in the wingback slot If one takes a notion to go out
half of the season, then after and NAS Supply 20-0. Green Cove aggregation reached the final Saturday will be Harry Epperson, I early, then he can begin at 090)
then hung a fourth defeat the a speedy ball-lugger who saw action day.
dropping one tilt, registered 15 on round by drubbing King Edward any
consecutive triumphs before losing locals by taking a 13-12 tilt at 11.2 In their first tourney encounter with the locals during the lat- I: Golf is a game that takes prac. -
Green Cove. ter part of last season Gus Kin- tice and there is no )better
their last tilt in the championship | winning over Sargent Seat '
.i round of the county tourney. i I Uunner!,|. Cover 8-4 in the quarter-finals, and near, last year's galloping full. 'to tune up than at the driving-
back is back to start for JaxNavythis where equipment\ is furn-
Outt'laNN Toes I Early in July the Jax Navy soft- squeezing out a victory over a range
t bailers began clicking in smooth surprising City Engineer squad (.3 fall. A plodding 185-pound ished. A bucket of balls, ranging
With Paul Franke, Ed Bucher-;
linebuater he is
fashion again expectedto from 30 to 40 balls per bucket,
and took the next twelve In the semi-final round.
Ich Earl and Buzz Bros-
Gulledge deliver\ of
plenty yardage.
can be had for the nominal sum
trom hurling sterling ball, and regularly scheduled games in or Then in the championship tiff At the flanks when the locals
j der. of 15 cents per bucket. Too, the
the remainder of the squad slicking Defeating the City Engineers with the Jacksonville Police two line up Saturday will be lettermen -
driver need
not about teeingup
in almost perfect form, teams again, this time 6-1, the localsran costly errors caused the locals to Chuck Moore and Jack Dun. worry
each time permanent rubber
from Jacksonville were outclassed over Sargent Seat Cover 8-3, suffer their fifth defeat of the of '
: tees are affixed to each tea box.
almost entirely. The aggregations I -- season, and gave them the run- snatchets.
which handed the locals the five Call Is DispatchedFor ner-up trophy in the County affair. Pensacola Goslings before joining

setbacks were Naval Reserve, WAS Boxers Jax-Navy in 1948 while Duncan Seventeen Golfers
Greelish Plumbers, Woodlawn Bap- I spent some time at UCLA before
tist, Green Cove Navy and the I Chief Jerry Hightower, former VA-15 Annexes ; entering the Navy, and played
Jax Police. I I I bantamweight Golden Gloves service ball at Pearl Harbor for Vie For Honors
Opening the season with a one- 'I 1 boxing champ of Florida in 1936, Cecil Field Title three consecutive seasons. I
sided 23-3 triumph over CWA of was recently appointed to coach Reserves. I'lentiriil
Jax on May 16th, the Navy combo the 1949 squared-circle team hereat Squadron VA-15 captured the Over in the tackle spots will be In Jr. TourneySeventen
dropped their second tilt to Naval the Naval Air Station. NAAS Cecil Field softball championship I another pair of returnees. Two

Reserve 7-6 two nights later Jax Hightower is now sending outa by drubbing VF-12, 814 husky go-getters, Jim Pattersonand junior golfers, perhaps
Navy then downed Sargent Seat call for boxers in any weight, :' in the championship playoffslast Marvin Weldon will open the future Sammy Sneads and Babe
Cover 2-1, Greelish Plumbers 6-5, and i is asking for those interested Southeast Wheel 1 and Rim 23.7,1 I to call him at extension 585. I Winning pitcher Russ Cum- tinue the pace they have been set. tion Junior Dependents' golf tournament
__u____ The first match will be with mings allowed the VF-123 crew ting- In practice. Two returning at the local links last Sat
Maxwell Field, Alabama, on October '] three scattered hits, holding the 1948 All-Navy guardsmen, Joe urday with young Billy Has carding .
Haas-Foulk Duo I 19 here at Jacksonville, and losers scoreless until the closing Sinko and Bill Molonoskie, will beat I a low 41 over the nine-hoi-
I pugilists who intend joining the innings when VF-12 crossed the I the guard posts Saturday evening route to capture low medalist,
I squad should report as soon as plate with all its runs. I Although Molonoskie is honors.
Finishes On TopIn possible.Ruscetta. Hop Hanson started on the I lighter in weight than last season, I Play was begun Monday in the
-x- I mound for the losers, but was he doesn't lack in toughness and tourney with the first round sch>*d-
relieved in the third by S. E. with husky Sinko around, the cen. I uled to be played off before Saturday .
I Jr.-Sr. PlayBilly Brent who finished. VF-12 load : ter of the forward wall should be I of this week Four flights
Nets ed the bases in the seventh with well taken Care of. the Championship, First, Second
Haas and Bill Foulk l one out but a sharp double play I Pivot man George Hollod, who and Third have been formed, and'
teamed to card a 42 on the station by VA-15 snuffed out the rally. was on the Jax-Navy roster near two weeks of play will decide th
links last week-end to cap CPO TourneyGuido the end of last season, will han Flight winners .
ture the 1949 station Junior-Senior Chic Chick: "I'm so discour dle the starting duties this year, Others with young Haas in "
Championship defeating 11 other Ruscetta lashed out a neat aged. Everything I do seems replacing veteran Dave Barksdalewho Championship Division are his
couples for the diadem. I 77 on the local golf course last wrong." hung up his moleskins at the : brother Darryl Haas, who carded,
Joan and Amil Furry finished Saturday to capture top honorsin I Guy: "What are you doing tonight end of the 1918 campaign. ; a 42 in qualifying rounds Barry : '
second, close behind the champs, the monthly Chief Petty Officer I ?" I Plenty of reserve will be Helfensteln who scored'a 50 ami
with a neat 43, followed by Darryl Tournament. I Billy Hypyth who drove out a 52
Haas and Bill North, who recordeda i i Ruscetta's driving was good enough I to qualify for the number one
45. Billy Hypych and J. Bernard : but he used only 24 putts Radio Grid Log : flight.

teamed up to record a 47 for 4th :on the eighteen greens, which gave i Making up the First Flight ire
place, while George Smith and I' him the victory. The "kicker" ii i Jacksonville's radio stations have a full slate of collegiate: Joan Furry, who finished the nine
Glen Barnes finished a 5th with a I prize wa won by Bill Foulk, whocarded' grid games on tap for local listeners Saturday with the Notre holes with a 56, Bobby Bryant
48 tally. a net 78 over the course, also with a qualifying score of
Tech Vanderbilt head
I Dame vs. Indiana and Georgia vs. frays
Marchel the hhl.I 56, Eugene Cox who tallied !57
Dan O'Brien and Mickey Boy tis while Leo : copped ing the list.Following. a
registered a 52 while Bobby Bry. I den-dix-hole award with low score and Dan O'Brien with a 61 score.
is the list of college to be aired this Saturday .
games In the Second
i Flight are
son and Guido Ruscetta came up of 25. George
with a 51. I I Chuck Schoeder out-putted Rus- : Smith. 65; Diane Malstrom. 69;
In the under 12 age division, cetta, to take honors in the put- WPDQ (ABC) ((600))-Vanderbilt vs. Georgia' Tech at At Jean Peltier, 69; and Roger Thorn-
Roger Thornton and Bill Hedstrom ; ting division with a total of 23 A lanta. Time 2:15: p,m. ton, 69. The Third Flight has five
finished with a score of 54 while terrific 285-yard drive on No. 8 WJHP ( MBS ((1320))-Missouri( v.i, Ohio State at Columbus entrants with David Thornton favored
Herman Gingrich and son Richard hole by husky Red Herbison was O. Time 1:45: p.m. because of his qualifyingscore
tallied a 57, which less their hand. tops in the power division for the WJAX i NBC) ((930))-Indiana vs. Notre Dame at South of 85. He is followed by Joan .
icap of 11, gave them the lowest day while Cal Keleher came up Bend, Ind. Time 2:45: p.m. Bedell, 87: Richard Gingrich, J2;
net score of the group, a 46. I with a neat 30-foot putt on the .SohiMlLari.loti Sally\ Sutherland, 92; and Betsy
David Thornton and Steve Fos- I 18th hole to take the prize in that Sutherland, 92. M
ter scored a 6:5: while John Suth- | department. v*. West Palm Beach, Over WPDQ. Thursday, Prizes will be awarded for wtnlj
erland and daughter Sally also | Johnny Lloyd dropped his ball to Sept. 22 at 3 p m. I ners and runner-ups in each hgh .

tallied a 63. Mrs. John Sutherlandand within three feet of the pin on No., I Jackson: vs. St. Paul' Over WM R-FM ((96.1). Friday,
r daughter Betsy tini-thed last 12 hole for the most accurate Sept 2J at 7:15: p,in, Waitress; "Yes, I'm married
with a score of 31 drive of the day. The tournament I'ruMssl-Mist now I married a man in the viiI. -

The tournament an annual affair was open to all Chief Petty Officers Washington Redskins: vs. Chicag ) Cards, Over, WPDQ lags fire department." "
is sponsored by the Otleers'( I stationed at NAS JtKkioriactivities. ; Monday, Sept 24 at :J.11) pus VUiting Sailor: "Volunteer?
Wives' Golf Clul' i I vdle Waitress: "No< Pa made him.


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