Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 8, 1949
Frequency: weekly
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NAS Basketeers Meet Florida Southern SaturdayVOL.

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7-No. 35 -.o.:. 1.1iC\. 8 December 1949

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.\, ..::1I ir. Headquarters of the Commander- Fleet Air Jacksonville and Commander- Naval Air Bases' Sixth-Naval District
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'f1The Drunkard" Here For 3 Mites--Next Week .

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r Popular Stage Show Here


4 : % After Green Cove SuccessOne

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... i.; of the most popular and unique of all stage plays,

{ 6 "The Drunkard", with an all-star cast from Green Cove

Springs Naval Station, will be presented in a three-night

stand-Dec. 13, 14, and 15,-at the :Mainside auditorium. The
curtain!: goes up at 2000 for each performance.
Co-sponsored by the Naval Air -
s. Station and Green Cove Springs
Naval Station, the play will have Plans ArrangedFor
1 1f the same cast that scored sucha
hit in a 10-day stand recently
< pr. 7 0.t concluded at the Green Cove Children'sChristmas
y base Proceeds from the play,
which go to aid the welfare fund,
stations.will be equally shared by both PartySeveral

Fun For All hundred youngsters of
-t "The Drunkard", also sub-titled the nine Children's Homes r>f
> 'The Fallen Saved" is one of the Jacksonville who will be special
best known, and possibly best received I I guests of the station for the annual
stage performances to hit children's Christmas Party,
the national circuits. It's a show I are anxiously counting the daysto
that stopped Hollywood for ten Friday. Dec. 23. when they
solid years. Wherever it has' will again join children of Navy
played it has been an instantaneous personnel in welcoming Santa
hit! I Claus to the Naval Air Station

The program is one where the Plans for the party to be held
audience really has a chance to as usual in the Mainside Audito.
In ''f m- 'j'lr r W' 'i !i1J\f'--\! <'''''''''< <,";:[ttt ) W JIt enjoy itself,-to get in on the fun. rium starting at 1330, are well
Known as the original audience- underway, according toan
DECOMMISSIONING! CERE\IONY-One! of the two Air Groups decommissioned" here last weekas participation show, all patrons announcement made by Capt..
a result of the reshuffling; Navy forces, Carrier Air Group 13 mustered as a unit for the last will be cordially invited and Charles Dittmar, station Chap
I time. Comdr. II. S. Bottomley, Air Group 13 commander, left, gave his men the "once over" at decommissioning urged to pound the table hiss lain, general chairman of the
: ceremonies." To the right of Comdr. Bottomky, is l.cdr. W. R. Austin, command. the villian, weep with the hero committee in charge. Purchase (of
ing: officer of VF.133. ine, and "cry in their beer". 1,650 gifts has been completedby
The entire action of this play Lt. Bettie West and these
(To Raise Funds enters in, out and around the"bar" are being attractively wrappedby
Glen Gray's Band Plays Then there is the "GrandOlio" a committee headed by Mrs.A. .
For USO ProgramAn which includes saucy songsters I. Malstrom, chairman, and
singinging waiters dumbwaiters I Mrs. W. G. Barnes. Mrs. A. B.
all-out campaign to solicit can-can girls, plus plenty Conner, Mrs. G. E. Stahr and Mrs
Here funds throughout the nation for of specialty acts including J. J. Weiss.
Sunday Monday the USO, officially known as United dancing, singing, and instrumental Full ProgramA
1 Service Organizations which artists program of fun and enjoy
The largest dancing crowds of the year are expected the has been reactivated recently Admission to the play to be ment has been arranged': by Cap.
is now in progress. (Continued on Page 3)) (Continued on Pace 3)
on hand to gre t Glen Gray and his nationally popular The USO program which embraces -
Casa Loma orchestra which will play for dancing for officers six cooperating agencies,
Sunday night at the Officers' Club and for enlisted personnel has been commended by Pres- Yule Holiday Leave Begins
ident Truman for its fine effort I
Monday evening at the Mainside auditorium.Dancing .
in providing recreation and en-
at both spjts will be- tertainment for servicemen away | Dec. 16th For PersonnelAbout
I gin at 2000 and close at 2300. and "Fats" Daniels. Miller, whois from home. ,

The. top_attraction_to..appear. ...at I' accomplished well vocalist instrumentalist is goodlooking Endorsed by the Secretary of \ 60 per cent of all civilian
as as a Military leave is divided into
the Navy the campaign for funds ,
T lad who combines -employees and 50 per cent of
with which to carry on its work two periods. The first period extends -
l : sonality with a wonderful voice. military personnel of the Naval
is nationwide in A goal of
scope. ] from 1600 Dec. 16 until (07:10:
He has become one of the most t
$12,100,00 has been established for Air Station are expected to take
] popular vocalists in the entertain- 1950 operating costs. Broken i advantage of the special Christ- Dec. 27 and the second period begins
ment world. Morgan started to' down this gives Florida a bud mas holiday leave periods which at 1200 Dec. 27 and ends at
play the clarinet at the age of 7 get of $166,000 and Duval County !' begins Dec. 16 and extends until 0730 Jan. 4.
and has played and sung on manyof $20,000. Jan. 4, 1950. Any and all holiday leave will
the networks and radio stations be charged against accrued and
throughout the country. Atone .-...- all military personnel taking
) time he sang with Art Moo- leave are personally responsible
ney and his orchestra.Chiefs' for knowing that they have the
---x- necessary accrued leave to their
I credit. Personnel whd take leave
Club :J' and do not have sufficient accrued -
a r leave to their credit will
.51, .
.. < '" have checked in
they pay accor
Nets $1,000For m'H I.t ''', dance with existing regulations.All .

4i4, personnel may be granted
t" : -1,1, leave during this special perioid
... .. ;;a Project f at the discreation of their Department
;to"' GLEN GRAY 1.1 ft; head up to 50 per cent
. NAS'this year Glen Gray's Casa With about one week left !in its of each department at one time
Y Loma orchestra: has long been drive for funds to purchase television : Personnel who wish to take leave
known for smooth, sophisticated sets for each of the nine : r'i. j.i '; during the entire special period
ii: dance 'rhythms. The Casa Loma homes of the underprivileged i in (;. "i -.".. may do so provided their services
; ; orchestra is one of the most ver- Jacksonville, the Chief Petty Of- .,, .,.. .1-. .. < can be spared by their respective
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satile in the nation, mixing popular I ficers' Club has collected a totalof :;::- ; ... .". ... ........ '.,.i. Head of Department. Reenlistment .
ballads, standard tunes, old $1,000 to date for the project .. .... ..: "...." and emergency leave may
time renditions, ranging from Approximately $600 more will 1 be granted as usual during thin
smooth, sweet rhythm to the be needed to purchase the ninei period.It .
"bounce"Led i television sets and CPO members is pointed out that leave will
by Glen Gray, the orchestra will be hard at It the remaining not be granted personnel if the
coming here this week-end .week to attain their goal. granting of such leave will in
features vocalists Morgan Miller | Chief Don George of Overhaul 1 I any way interfere with security
I and Repair is leading the individual necessary services, or work which
roe Xmas Wrapping collectors'race with a total collection : must be performed.
of 5143 to date followed k N"
I Civilian employees' leave will
. one By Red CrossA by Cushman Quarrier with $134 be governed by Heads: of Departments
I and John Cram with $113 who are authorized to
free Christmas gift
performed by the American -1 Adding to the total within the grant leave to civilians at their:
Red Cross, will be made past week were Chiefs Harry Chll y discreation, not to interfere with
available to station personnel beginning ton, who collected $34.30; Don -- y-- :;.M.= f1 11i ...illlll.,1 necessary services or work loadiOverhaul
Monday Dec. 12 at the II George. $27.50; Peter Evans,, NARTU UNIT GETS NEW NAME-Noel Davis Trophy win + and Repair has already
hip's Service merchandise store. $27.50; Ralph Sanders. $17.64; ner, VP (ML) 5 G of NARTU, ha been recommissioned as VP-7U I announced an 18-day shutdown
i.>The Red Cross workers will HolIU ,J. Leichner, $15.22: ; Wil under the new Wine Staff setup. Squadron commander l.cdr I for its employees beginning .Dec..
. rap' :packages free of charge, I Ham Man ri ld. $12.45; CiwhmanQu Charles Rogers and squadron executive officer l.cdr. Tom Kay 17 and lasting until Jan. 3.
from 0930 until 1600 Monday >.78; E. E. Edward: Inspect the newly designated "Weekend Warri r" squadron in Fleet Air Jacksonville hart' al.
through Friday until Dec. 23. M, and Alfred Haw, $:).:H. the first inspection under Its new designation (Continued on Page 3)

Two JAX AIR NEWS 8 December 1949


' Special Medals To NonBegs1osed 7/

Bv Defense Dept1 I'I'i'

.' II

Concurrent tl'aof) rlepend'ntith Army personnel] i

assigned to European: stations is not advisable l because of the a

. housing! conditions in the European: Command, Gen ThomasT

Department, Bandy, European Commander, has informed the Army

While simultaneous travel of ...
Army personnel and their dependents ment consisting of personnel of
wIll not be forbidden it the MDW Provost Guard the Potomac .

will)) bE discouraged Personnel River Naval Command's

tlectinp non.concurrent travel i Shore Patrol and the Air Police) c ,

will be given the same priority | Unit of Headquarters Air Force ; axe

for housing as personnel with Command.
concurrent I .
traveling dependents;
The Defense Department' has
Lojtex-50, the Armv 's 1950 logistical -
exercise, will be held at informed legislation Congress to it oppos'spending ..MKOd1N' uY bdtWff6wrng id 4at "l+a Q'' I' lt+drWW?.11-4i 'MF$IkaOAk&i r, .,oSWr, .Mtw..a .! .Y
give .
Fort Behoir Va.. during the medals to special ear a+, }; >> i i ,. .,4+,311+. .ft. ..,: "' ,:.
week of Ma\ 22-26 with 1.200 officers j I I i I I sonnel The Department passed perI WIN ACCLAIM-Commended ;; their fine performances both on :t off the station, the NASband :T1r

and enlisted students from 11 I along the Army s objection that makes a hit wherever' it performs. Band members' shown are, left to right, Bandmaster W. R t

Service schools participating. The the proposed law would distin Freund MUC; George 1:. Renter, MU3; Joseph M McCuen, MUSN; Edward K. Mort, SN; Kent F. f

problem will be built around the I :( Brown SN; George' C. Bean. MUSA; Earle II. Nielsen !MU1; Victor B. Waller. SN; Lee' M. Johns. ,.

theoretical landing of a U. S. invasion I nonRegulars j MU1; Kemp C. Randolph, MUZ; Robert J. Darobrino. MUSN.; Owen G. Jones' MUSN; Porter' C. leaver I

force near Cannes and St. MU21; Robert McLawhorn, MUSA; Dave Gordon. MUSN, and Maurice' A. Gary, MUSN. Band

Raphael France. from North African ', I members' not shown are Howard Haeen, Mill; Basil Kapchonick, MUSN; Robert II. Wohlert MUSN;
bases with an advance : Flea' Adm. William D. Leahy, and Robert A. Pace MUSA. .

northward to Lyon and Dijon. USN former Chief of Staff to the ..

This io the route followed bj the President was elected presidentof Good Music, Too- Classified '
6th 1944.
Army in
the Naval Historical Foundation

The Defense Department' is assembling at its; recent annual meeting I Station Band Wins Praise BulletinFOR .
a staff of 100 military He' succeeds Fleet Adm. Ernest J.

and civilian technicians for the'' King! I
big project of classifying and coding I For First-Rate PerformanceEncores Front room, Share house, $45 per rr."vlOK .{
) : Service jobs. The' Navy may turn over the' Fdsewood, Mra Parker. ;.
4 rooms :2 1 bedrooms, file. place. Fur,>. .: '
facilities formerly used' bj its lire a wonderful thing Off Ramon Bird Mrs Wilson, N CV <."
Qualified volunteers will be Bainbridge. Md, Naval Training and when mixed with compliments, In recognition of the performance Fors:>'th, Pho 4-3346 r
welcomed) for service with the Center to the Air Force for ue' o the gratification is doubly com of the reorganized band, that Avondale, Room A Board 2-KRSO' .;,.

Military District of Washington's as a temporary ground school for foiling to the Naval Air Station now has a full authorized complement Room.Basaelt' Furnished Pho 8-O.UI:no .linen, $10 seek \;

unifud Military Police Depart flight training, Band which has won the. plauditsof 1 of 20 men Capt. Alyln Room A board $12: per week 621 Ro i s
-- civilians and civilian organisations I. Malstrom' NAS commanding I sell R's tardaon. 5-t72.! ..1

Don't whenever and wherever it I officer has commended its leader Apt j:5r: loom, Fuinlshed. Mra Fraser i
Envy Your BuddyYou Court 7 6281,
Always has performed. o W. R. Freund. MUC, and every Riverside1A7; Furnished :$>I4.IfJ": 0,
I In blind member in a statement! month, Nice Brlik Home. 1'ho. 45027.! : ''iOn '
Invited' to participate numerous '
that reads' in The. Sunday. 9-3'.3.
Too Can Be USAFI WiseThe civic celebrations and programs part appearance :3 room apt. Mrs Miller :J031 MersrhelSt f
', professional skill) and military :
:: the' band rath time makes Jho 7abet.Furnished .
spirit' of the band are a creditto enrage Apt. 1446 F.fI\O.s
such a hit that an encore'. or scand -
Navy. just as the world it- I' the Navy and to this station:' eI rd.. Ph. 2-61'64.
felt is more and more I The Navy like all other armed appearance' is becoming almost I Riverside. Praitlcallv new Garage .|.t. !
becoming V\hen Band Leader Firund" first'
5'rvk's. has to routine' I 122.1 Willow" Brarxh Mrs. Potter rh. J
great expense -
lex. In
ever changing
word I The local hand. under the' direction took over the station band was in 2,5IIft.! .
so that educational facilities 1 : .i i
of ours things never remain room. P>t entrance I ho -blK5 I
the same they are constantly !': are available to all per'son'rel. of Chief VR. Freund, participated 1 a sad state due to transfers' and Pleasant room In Pxt home Reasen- <

undergoing changes In orderto Of course! facilities vary with In the Armistice' Day <)bpenance separation of its personnel Today able. 1447 Avondale A\e Pho 2.f'OO ':
and : f''f'rv'arann'' is filled and it Srhultx
In'adOllta] Ga.
individual but ,
needs USAFI
keep up with these new developments a 2 room effklemv Apt 4244 St, Johns
one must keep center located right here at NASat their appearance. there has wonthl.'m is ready. to march in step In any Ave. Airs, Vtlnler F.ho. 2MNV. .j j
ftbreasl of all that around the Education Office in build- another trip to play for tht'l parade or fill in on any jam session 2 large looms Kitchen. bednom Pho. '4
gees!: on 40 always available the military ball sponsored by the Freund ha keen a member 7jI'I9.! : :Uo! <> IHHrtood Axe Iii,. IXKCorner !- |
ing is
him. There is a way for a servicemen gt na, ;
Reserve officer! and men of Valdosta of the band since coming aboard I IMO
1o keep up with the times College Credit Room 7-fi05t Mia F.II"lei liny. '
and South Georgia on Dec the station last' February ; UoodUwrt Avrt .
of the best and that I Various and 'ersi1
is colleges
un \
tine : .
: rooms and bath Phone 2-1**>7 or 78t.
16. Twelve members of the At sTation .
United States Armed 1 ties with USAFI present the Naval Air
through: cooperate in >>. :1559, Oak St. MlM (ritmble.
Forces Institute better known as I granting credit for courses successfully swing rand' will leathRt Band consists of A piccalo] :1 brriioom Turn house. Mis Punks
USAFI.To completed Such coursesare morning:: by bus, and will spend four cornets. two trombones. two VVI5 San Juan Mr Pho : -43<*.
:t room firm' apt Vita. lies', leg k27,
the french horns baritone i
night and
advance through a jungle used for credits toward grad Edison: A\P 4.3248. IMrelt
more is needed than just your ution. USAFI itself offers self- The. following! day the full band snare drum, four clarinets and furnt.hed bedroom In attrarlhe a>
bare hands. To advance in your 1 study and correspondence coursesin I 11'1' scheduled along with other several saxophones.PSUPPLY' home :V>0 IAlln.n. Hlnt/e
NAS units, to participate in the. : 2 room Uppp.pt.. JU: a week M*\ fol.
career, vou have to know more the subjects you wish to study. It-K?. Candllf
than what you know now You USAFI correspondence> courses official dedication of the new 1 six mum hnu ('. :/ti.\.l: Boas-elk' St. P5-c,
must prepare yourself with the are graded at the University of Jacksonville' \ Beach Boulevard] / 7-4xU( orFxt: 741. II>1on. '

weapon that no one tan takeaway I Wisconsin and such credits maybe playing: on the bridge from 1100 Will separate share. 'S'Ai1S room Green house:ot.or Pho rent 7,recta"510. .

from >ou- education accepted by the school of you'rI until 1300. A color guard from 0 J Furnished aft "n l I choice. the Marine. Barracks will also takepart per

I Never before in the history of I II A float for the motorcadewill 1 )room. BiiKikei n pi. $7. 00 a week" Ift-VS( K: Afh. .wlo .--

( r I I the armed force has education be fut nlshed bj NARTU and 2 room furnished at't. $7.00 a u.k.
played such a big part in the : planes from Squadron 742 of N, shaping of the career of the mod- TU will also make an appeatance Watch your grammar! Check Pita !SAI.ENew <

em Bluej ckt't. The three R's are The playing of the band duringthe that tense" Have jour )letter: ItutiUle baby Bldg rarrlaxe Bile 1"t.!Bathlnelle 679: $&. (i'

r essential but one has to have recent production of "Kongo" I make good sonve1! Scan that Miniature liquor collection. AppveiUinatel '

more than that Those in their was one of the main attractionsas memo! Proof that stencil! And :* 111)\ hpltlea, b-,1479\ )4,. >rtundllih ,. (

be shoved !, dressed in native the avoid the shame of the shMrp' I '
present grade can easily garb I '48,2fi ft. Avalon house Trailer Oren* r
aside by a younger more industrious Navy musician beat out the jungle blue pencil! I Pal k. :Jl*>j A/wlU Ik l'j
alert sailor who keeps',i rhythms to create the mood There one thing certain about I 1 Gills Bike. $10 Lionel Tii>n rermer j
'i and Supplyer they won't have I type S-10-W! $6. B > s tan ralaj
abreast of for the our :
changes atmosphere play
I 1
VISIT Till' Iso !SrRt: It I;NtN 4 coat and hat $300 tan trrurtr,
1'1.1'K "IIUTill': : R.:AC'n AND! AIR .___.._ __ ______ .-_._____ __ ._________ to walk to the pooi'house-thev USA Hirst, %49, Bldr ) I
ltAS: RI s :STATION ItrEFROM: can ride in stvle For example, ; Officers Navy r.xj.; : '- a Ne;pr\.,.,,.. !'
tltia! : TO MM: :{ IMII.\', Otis i (you -owe,me.two.eightv- :title 40 175, Pho !9-T7J9: Mrs FrmArosta .
THURSDAY: DrC S- '(17., W- howling: j
I"HI Transportation leaves flub In five) Owens has switched from :20 Rage(: ahorjtun. single: barrel. wlrhl'l
the . I h ndlr aft ,lasi-en minimal a Ford to a pre-war Packard and boxes shells A leaner All Jit SO.
dane Inf. from all reports he ill Delighted: I Pho 2-0-Wtt or nee J. G. Cualmanw
FRIDAY :c -4T1f Rpvoid "k. Shop lOCi OAR.
McDonell has
Polly her
trip 'hlk a letter home ring(: pong swapped Site or Trade Inboard IK" Bout ';19'tt)
Shuffle hoard. Informal dancing Dodge for a shin new Olds; and Engine. just overhauled Trade fir
SATl'RDA'n.c.: 10 Open house V to cap the climax Rubye (Queen 1 house furniture of equal value. Smith
T'in..nJr.. shuffle hoard ,'heoker rxt 611. KiORA Dewey Park.
Bee) Piper has acquired brand I Ispankin ;
!'\ulurtttty night d.n lINDADI'C.. 11 IWX) Uva hour\ neM Cadillac! Circle Vve.t, Pho K477TCompletely .
T'1i'l'akl'tI "STOCK TAR RAOiTranvortMion : 0 Hill Cobv' and John Colvin both automatic IU.nel train.
l 1.-a\es ,'lub .it I IVJO have the dubious honor of being mounted on 4x8 Ilywood :2 EiYInes< .
f'na' I,so garty unit 7'7c l tWxt> whistle stations, switches. ftr 39,
T, H' puppet Community sing at l IUtf 'y 91r members of the Shirttail Club- Mrs. t'Inyd. I ho. :J411S: .
MOMMttr. 12 l-Tft SkatlnBfurtv since both hot at. but missed Girls Bike $.25 ixt :V*.
Tmn'por-tMlon leases luh In the deer in the respective sight! Large Thayer Bugfcv Chief Powell ext.
the rlub Informal dancing handle'raftTlF.stAV :MO. PrUe $1:1: .
: J>fX:. IV: flee Dance on recent hunts; Cob escaped' I Blue Palm Bearh Summer 1 iJBhwJand r 'j,' ;.,
lass f. no charge. pnitm-r handicraft unscathed but tradition and fellow Sea BJ*. Whites. Bluea ,KMfcUl u21': ,.;.1t.llP
clfcSM Informal dancing '-hunters prevailed) in luckless! ;8. f-nt* K*) Talbot AveJtMa/1 .
Wrr>MJ: >I>AY J>H' 14 special / I :1 bedroom hone) and 2 bfdroorrhom i ,
and he lost his .
IMIT i.hovi. tint Bo<.kcr M i 5ut Johnny's case Finn. $ >0ino. on 5 acres land 110.:VXi< .
I rise) ...lIra.II,1110! Info" mnl rtunrlnp' shirttail right up to his collar Mia' Johnkon' Rte 4. Box 4:3 U,) "
--. I Phone :2-x6: ':
:Vtnm camera \ttth 2.9 lena and eaVry'v I
Jax Air NewsndltoriaJ r ., i case and t'ulpmpnt.'III,, i140e', .
$1110 Fxt: *47. l' .
.M ; ) Norge ('11'l'uIHllngI'lIt'I'. :5 toonTlcapnellv -] W
: or ficen .: 3 .
$25. I). P. Truer BaW<
South Wing, Ix>vver' Deck .:f. .y" .'' 22 Automatic pistol Will sell or tr*.'.
BMg. !93U r ,. :' for Rg ff hot nun. double Nflf I.
!-----"S'1'b t' Hanks 14)3; Cumtlrl hind Rd Fxt 42\
Telephone. F.st.n..iun-3UW HEr:
Aedrtw II. PUnrjt. Idiot : Vt'antpd- Part time job) as baballttr.

H...f ....."n. f.brl' r..<.bii|;. s\ ( { : Miss Bouen :031 Jlersihel .
tirtUI Kwger.| 5Aw..a: f'avert 4r41r
AA. like ride to Missouri Columbia
the JAA AIR NEWS I' |>u0llnr.. rrI'ttrrptI. Plane or Car Leaving near
weekly at the U. S. Naval Air s.a- TOY RtPAIRMENSnual a. rrn 21st Pdshanr: Ft elM _.
t\ti. Jacksonville, Florida aid paint Help wantedWould like companion'Middie -'
needy homes" will be brightened aged woman doort Home In
ad eommerelaHy/ with non-appioprlaieb
at Christmas time as a result exchange for light house 'H'I k. 3
funn el no expense to the itovrrninentn adults In '"mil .. 2-1I'fYl. 4:14': St.
l in rompllame wilh SecNav Circular of the toy repair program conducted .lohna I.
Letter 15-1011'! dated 12 December 1945! by \F-173 at Cecil Field. 47 Packard leaving) for Rhode Island
Crpw-s are distributed free of charge Shown putting the final toucheson about Der :JO to :22 for Xmas holidays
..l Ib* Naval Air Station the Naval one of the toys, top, are aircraft ran take 2 pasengera. Crandall. Han-
Alt KMfrv Training Unit: Naval I Aux liar 113. Fxt 611
liters Air Station, Cecil field, and the mechanic third class S. J. Wanted tide tn Rhode Island arruidVff
U. S. Naval' Hovpltalf Tool and A. N. Dean, squadron i 22, W'III chare expenses and! ililvInr -
painter Chief meUlsmith Michael ., IV Nello Fat, r>J9Wantfd .
f JAY AIR NEWS Is a amber: ol I Rldr to vlilnlty of 't-wniia.town .
the Armed Forces Pie,.. Seivtcv Re. I Tufarrlla, bottom right I Ohio 1>pc :22 Will share ..- .
tiintKtlor> of material flora these who initiated the program, l I penupa' and driving. Tlancy. txt 11M. I
Kiurcc must tear a cirdlt line Hepubilcallon shows his squadron commander AvailableBihv Sitter I>ay, rr nrifhr-
ol other matter, except t lMrvtce 1 Lcdr. Irwin (:. Peter, the I Reliable middle aged women 3"lA'
fnjh>i*.ll'n-i I I. pr<'hlbtttrt with I Dewey Park. Mia Willis.
nit i lermtKlun ol Editor JAX AIR l loys gatherer and repaired by I Avnllalle. Bakv. Sllttr Anytime fclUf
N>r'wS men of M 173. 4 CIO cn Jo lint I.. rno, 86143.Page .


8 December 1949 JAX. .AIR NEWS Page Thfe .

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-- :.. 'Y'T -- '" .N Mll Fleet Air Jax Dissolves

,.: \ ,': i : I

'!mi; t
2 Carrier Air
:+? .. '<", 1 Groups

... A .
Decommissioning of two of Fleet Air Jacksonville's ablest
I units was completed last week as Carrier Air Groups 13 and
: lbx 8 were dissolved, with a total of l 1.500 officers and men receiving I

new assignments to posts from Argentia, Newfoundland .

1 1I. I to Key West, Fla. .
-- - -- -- -- ---' -
The decommission ings
came as
Three sub-units also under
a result of a decrease in Navy
the jurisdiction of Fleet Air Jax,
appropriations and was the first
including FAWTULant Fleet
such' ceremonial break-up of units (
All Weather Unit Atlantic
Training -
I to be decommissioned as a resultof
) and VX-1 (Antisubmarine -
the reshuffle.
Development Unit No.1)),
I Despite the loss of Carrier Air both at Key West, Fla., and FAE-

..4 .i+ by tb Groups 13 and 8, Fleet Air Jax. I TULant (Fleet Airborne Elec-
sir commanded by Rear Adm. John 'Ironies Training Unit) which is
t! H Cassady will still remain one i located here at NAS.
'Ifi" of the stronger' commands in Naval I -x-

,i I aviation. The present strengthis
3,500 officers and men.
Toy Repair Shop
Carrier Air i
..: Group Eight, commanded '
by Comdr. R. P. Kline at
Set At Cecil
the time of decommissioning, was Up

the first Air Group of Fleet Air
: / ]MORE HAPPY PEOPLE-In one of Its final acts before being<< decommissioned last week, Fighter Jacksonville to arrive here. Arriving By Squadron 173If
Squadron 82 of Air Group Eight, based here at NAS, presented a television set lo the Brewster Hospital here in November of 1948,
i for crippled and underprivileged children in Jacksonville. Accepting the set on behalf of the along with FASron Six to form the needy children of Jacksonville -

patients was !Mrs. C. L. Hamond, pediatric supervisor, who holds one of the lots on the left. VF-8Z the nucleus of Fleet Air Jax Air are without toys this
/ S men making< the presentation were Nelson Hamilton, Lrdr. L. W. Jenkins, commanding officer of the Group Eight consists of Fighter Christmas, It certainly will not be

_.. squadron, and Nandor Kozma, IIMC, who are. pictured here with some of the patients.' Squadrons 81, 82, and 83 and Attack the fault of families stationed At
--- -- Squadrons 84 and 85. Cecil Field, nor the fault of Chief

Holiday Leave 134 TO CECIL |, Metalsmith Michael J. Tufarella.
Weekend Chief Tufarella, attached to
Carrier Air Group 13 was headed -
from I Ij 1 H. S. i Fighter Squadron 173 at Cecil
(Continued Page 1)) ; by Comdr. Bottomley. It
Field organized the toy repair
<'i j ready begun. its special leave pe- was comprised of Fighter: Squadrons unit at Cecil, with the refinished
131, J32, and 133 and attack
riod. The leave period, which 'lIIin'17R NotesNARTU Squadrons 134 and 135. Attack I toys finding their way to needy

Marled Nov 23 will extend until I I Squadron 134 of the Air Group families via welfare distributing
from agencies and the station chaplain.
will remain in this to
area replace -
I Jan 3. Leave, granted at thediscretion
Attack Squadron 174 of With the aid of squadron personnel -
of officers is being
unit Air Group 17 at Cecil! Field. Chief Tufarella rounded up

granted:: up to 50 per cent c>f I Carrier Air Group 13 was one old broken, slightly worn, and
the unit at one time.. At least 25 of the last units to come into the I discarded toys from the familiesat
per cent of personnel must be en Cecil Field. Once the toys were"
I VP (ML) 56 now VP 741 On to VP (ML) 86. the finest Naval fold of Fleet Air Jacksonville
hand at all times In each unit during I gathf'red8riOliS members of the
here in of this
leave December 3 VP (ML 56)) faded Into Air Reserve Patrol Squadron In arriving April
the period. squadron "pitched In" to repair
from San Calif. During
Diego, -
\ In Lcdr. year :
grand style.
,, -- ---- Charles history W. held a the country. The toasts were the Pacific tour of duty CAG :, and refinish the toys for further
Rogers preparatory
for the annual many and the effects noticeable.In 13 made a practice strike' againstthe use. Working in their free time,
HitContinued Inspection shores of China. Men of Air the repairmen organized themselves -
Chief of Naval Air Reserve Military the din of the celebration we
13 also in of quite an efficient unit, with
Group figured one
j Inspection that will be held I wonder" how many men observed'the '
( from Pare 1)) the history-making events of NAS aviation mrtalsmiths and mechanics -
February 16. Letters of congratulations : fate that our new Chief WllIson's ) -
when arrived here via the doing the repairing, patching
for Noel Davis hat suffered. More than they
," presented: Tuesday. Wednesday i winning the i and manufacturing
Mars boat necessaryparts
1"1 and Thursday night of next week Trophy were' read to the likely Slick Webster missed the Infamous giant flying ,
the plane cleanedthe
will t>e 50 cents, plus tax. with squadron copies of which will be, act B.S he also missed his Fleet Air Jacksonville now has toys and them for
!f f '. extra for beer. Tickets 'an br' placed in each man's service record I'jumper the following morning. Tye three air groups. One Four and painting which prepared was done by the
: almost and Webster mumbling something 17, plus two service squadrons.
obtained by calling extension VP I ML) 56 remained I kept squadron painter.
11 398. Tables will be reserved upon Intact after the recent Naval : about "flat on my back at .
--- --- ------
purchase of tickets. Tickets! will I I Air Reserve reorganization:: hud i at 30,000 feet."

"".r also be available at the box off- emerged a.i VP 741. Along with Did you notice the look of surprise Hiss The VillainAt Plans ArrangedContinued

/ jcp. our new squadron goes the determination on Captain Pricslman's face

'j "The Drunkard" with a 10- to win the Noel Davis Trophy when an unknown ( ? ) photo 1 a. "The Drunkard""Have ( from Paee/ 1)

; member cast, foremost of which again this year. pher snapped his picture ? Lcdrs. tain Dittmar starting: with a 30
.i j. fire "Honest William" and ''Mad immediately after the inspectionthe 'Rogers and Nearing with the able, you ever cried in minute concert by the station
Agnes", is in four acts while the I entire squadron took on an air assistance of Lt. .ijg) Winters and your beer'?" Then this is it. band and including; a dance recital -
Grand Olio is the special added' of informality. Accompanied by Chiefs Todd and O'Leary have the I brother! "The Drunkard" that by children from one of

r attraction which is executed by I 1 plenty of cold beer and boiled entire squadron's backing for the heart wringing tear jerker Jacksonville's dance studios, a

talent recruited at Green Cove [shrimp the squadron reassembledat ':position of bartenders sub-titled "The Fallen Saved," ., general "sing" in which all children -

SnrinL'S. I the Skeet Club to toast farewell i "TVi,* rtartl. ...* was ctrlftlv,J.p., fitacr.. hut will be presented at 8 p. m. in will participate, and a return -
= i even h;; reports the following the Mainside Auditorium the of those same likable clowns

: morning prove that not all our nights of Dec. 13, 14 and 15.: that were so popular last year.
; Tots I In For Best Time Ever wives were the "sweet lil' wife"after with an all-star! cast from One of the features of the entire -

the party broke up. The Green Covet Springs. party will be the gift of nine
celebration was A complete success The entire action of this television sets, one to e't''YChildrt'n'
, : r At Coming NAS Xmas PartyA and thus upheld VP I ML) "drahma" of the past century !! Home, which is the
I of 4.0 in centers in. out and around the of the
56's reputation being heart-warming project
.... ,
-- Bar. A cast of 10 including
radio dispatch originating atIhe every field to the very end. persons Chief's Club. Under the ]leadership
North Pole has been picked be one of the best ever held at I "Honest William" and of Alfred Haas AMC, who
the personnel transferred
NAS Jacksonville. Similar party i "Mad Agnes" will have you institches
up by the Naval Air Station with from the will be was struck by the need of entertainment -
in arrangements are being made as you pound on the
the report that according to when he visited the
1- Cecil Field where Santa plans! a seen now and then, we feel that red-checkered table cloth and
formation received there are Homes during the summer, the-
Sad Sam Sadler, Comdr. IngleAcorligist
to meet the .
pre-holiday stopover hiss the villian.Don't
650 gift packages in Santa Clans'bag I Chief Petty Officers of the Station t -
Jali Coaches "
children of Navy personnel there miss 'The Drunkard.
earmarked for juniors have raised
Navy already ever
Lcdr. E. W field chaplain and Welch, Ed Gay and Doctor the that
Bryant show stopped Hollywood
and the children of nine Jacksonville $1,000 and expect to have necessary -
orphanages and homes of has requested that childrenat Brown will miss the squadron until for ten solid vears'' price funds well in hand in timeto
the underprivileged who will be Cecil Field register with himas they become better acquaintedin only 50 cents ulcer is extra.) assure installation in the

the Navy's guests at the annualChrl soon as possible. their new billets. Homes for Christmas Day.

r tm ls party here. -.-- Plenty of refreshments will Ve

The huge Christmas party tot ---ii----- made available, including ice
>e held Dec. 23 at 1330: at the El cream, cake, candy, fruits and
Mainside auditorium, will fete nuts. In charge of refreshmentswill

Navy children of Navy personnelfrom r be Lcdr. Guy Stroud, while
NAS. Fleet Air Jackson- Lcdr. Donald Jacka will be<< in

vine, NARTU, Naval Hospital charge ot' decorations. Transportation
find NATTU plus the children of the city children is in
from the homes of the underpriv charge of Lt. O. F. Nicholson. C.

i ileged.<< L, Morris, AMC, is in charge of

Officials at the North Pole a distribution of gifts.

Christmas headquarters have An auxiliary party, followingthe \
pointed out that owing to the exact program prepared for

;. large volume of business conducted \e- the Auditorium will be held at

..., by Santa this time of the the "804" Club under the direction

.- year, the names of all childrenof of Chief Pegas!, SDC. Santa
: Navy personnel should be list' has a date at both places, and no

Ed with Capt. Charles A. Dittmar a child will go away empty-handed1,
senior station chaplain, in order or depart with an empty stomach.

I' ,, to assure selection of appropriate --x--
Rifts. The children or their par
-nta, are requested to take 13 Auto Drivers
prompt action in complying with

.1' this request. Are ApprehendedThirtyeight
1' Other' Parties Planned'
Chaplain Dittmar, who is acting motorists drivingvehlcle3 '
as Santa's chief representativein \ aboard the station our-

charge of the party, has issued Ingthe period from Nov. 2f to
Ii call for volunteers to act as Dec. t 5) were stopped by station police -

.... hosts assisting with the guest: for traffic violations but only
children from Jacksonville. Those 13 were charged while the re-

wishing to aid in this capacity maining received warnings or
should contact the Ch plain's cf- suspended sentences.
lice, extension 425 1 Apprehended for speeding were
The Navy has long followed II CC> E L, Bowers ADI; K, H. Brit-
lose cooperative policy with San- ton, UN: D. F. Martin ADC; D.

ta and extends its full hospitality E Deefee, 11M3; J. P. Sniper,
ashore or aboard whenever he L :; AOC: Q. W. Mahoney Mrs R. E.
makes a personal appearance b Hunt C. Hicks, P. R. Andersonand '
Since the introduction of radar, J. E. Lacld.Charged .
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r the approach will be detected of reindeer in ample and CITY LOOP ENTRY-One' of 'the four Fleet Air Jax entries in the Jacksonville City basketball with speeding and mkless -
time to an all-cut wel- I league' is the mt'airJn staff rrBoh which opened season play Tin<rJof'.
come prepare Axmrcher: Harry Passim, D;ave Bennett Allen Bryan, Speed; Webb, Tic Ciroinero, Joe Spano, SN: C Phillips, and B. M. MeThuson. ;-

This year's party promises to Vito; Basile and playing coach) Or vis Salarin. .


FoUl JAX AIR NEWS 8 December, 1949

Gridders Go To Atlanta I. Jax Navy Hoopsters Win ..1

Overtime Opener 63-61 -

For Benefit Encounter -

Petty's Shot Gives Locals r ..1
After suffering four defeats in a row during the latter .

part of the regular season, Jax-Navy's 19-19 guddeis will
I have their last chance to break their losing streak this sea- Edge Over Jax Jr. College I

son when they square off against the Atlanta General Depot

.'Flames" in a post-sea&on benefit tilt Saturday evening in With just seconds remaia ning in an overtime period of

Atlanta, Ga. The kick-off will be at :2000 in Henry Grady crowd-pleasing basketball tI iriller, Paul Petty shoved in a

stadium.. I Ii neat one-hander near the foul circle to give the local Jax-Navy ,

Proceeds from the Georgia AM- II quintet a 63-61 victory ovtr Jalocal's cksonville Junior College in theit

VET-sponsored clash will go to I rassi, and Don Hemphill, two Ben-to I season debut TuesdayThe i Lee High gym.WAVES r
stalwarts expected
ning are
establish scholarships for .
help _
play in the tilt. Both Hemphill local five plays four hard-
children of Georgia veterans killedoverlilea.s I and Barassi were instrumental in rV wood duels within the next nine ",
during the war. the Army team 12.6 win over days with the first against a visiting Cagers ;
The only post season game I several weeks Florida Southern College
Jax-Navy ago.
scheduled for the local eleven, quintet in the NATTC Auditor-
Saturday's fray is expected to bea rianning: Hit Attack i ium Saturday evening at 2000. A Drop First Start K.
rugged affair with four first : Glen Schara, Andy Anderson ind Fort Jackson combine invadesthe \
stringers on the Injury list. The Gordon Kent are expected to l lead NEW HOOP MENTOR-Ralph 1 local court on the 15th and
"Flames", on the other hand, will : the local team's ground attack in Idiot: above, a former University the Jax-Navy squad will then : Of CampaignFighting
be strengthened by players from 'the tilt but if Jax-Navy can't go of Illinois eager, will guide take to the road, meeting Charleston -
the Fort Benning and Fort Jackson ; through the Flames, Bill Buesing, the local Jax Navy basketball Navy Base at Charleston in a valiantly against a
grid combines Anderson and Schara will probably team through its 49-50 campaign two-game series the 16th and more experienced sextette the
Wg Crowd fxl..dt'd: | ; be called upon to open an aerial Elliot may don a uniformand 17th of December. 1949-50 NAS WAVE basketballteam
The tussle has been billed as the attack. All three have been :limbering play in several tilts In meeting the Florida Southern failed to win its opening encounter *

South's "Little Army-Navy game," 'I up their passing arms re- -- : aggregation last season, the of the season in the City .
and a crowd of at least 20000 is I cently. Buesing connected with i locals split a pair, taking the I Girls' basketball loop at Jackson .
expected to view the fray in the a number of bullet-like passes I Local Cagers first game by a 79-76 margin and I High gym Monday eveningfalling'
Georgia city.Although I| against Pensacola Navy two weeks dropmg the second to the Col- I before a smooth-operallng-:

the local eleven fin- ago for 59 yards. Here legiate five, 7065. | Edward squad, 28-24
ished the season with an unbal- Anderson who joined the ranks I SaturdayCoach Only one more tilt a clash with I With Jean Register leading the
anced slate of only four wins 'several days prior to the Pensa Ralph Elliott's 1949 j the College of Charleston at the scoring parade, the King Edward
against six defeats. it has been cola tilt. was a member of the I NATTC Auditorium here on the 'combo went to work in the early
working out daily. Last Vteek-end powerful Jax-Navy eleven in 1948. Jax-Navy basketball team will I 19th, will be played in 1949 A | minutes of the game and markedup
the squad scrimmaged with the The big husky fullback played make its home court debut January 4th battle against a visiting I a 16.9 lead at halftime. Na
Raiford State Prison eleven first sting through most of last Saturday evening when a powerful Turner Air Force quint will vy's Willie Speas, Rlckie Iwirrlck

Joe Sinko, Marvin Weldon, Gus year's campaign. I Florida Southern College open the new year for the locals. and Fran Free then dazzled the: ..
Kinnear, Bill Hulsey and subquarterback | Heading Jax Navy's starting five invades the local couit II III Trailing 27-24 at the halftime, spectators with some classy floor
Harry Marr will not be lineup in the fray will be Kent, a The tilt will be held in the NAS came from behind in sterling play and difficult. shooting:, knot.
little fashion to knot the score before ting the score 18 all near the end
able to meet the Flames in com- 'rugged 160-pound signal-call- NATTC Auditorium with action -
bat Saturday, while Jim Patterson er who moved from third to first beginning at 2000 the regular playing time was up, of the third pel iod. Ruth LeVer *
the lat then went on to win with Carl e then notched a field goal to
another member who was en string quarterback near
ter of the Remaining games within the Wheeler. Kyle Woodbury and put the locals in front, but the:
the list of late see" part season Opening
injury ,
may next nine days are as follows:
roles at King Edward sextette rallied to
action. at left half will probably be Bues- Pet-ty playing important
Thursday December 15th, Fort Ice the In the final periodof
finish. game
To further weaken Coach Jack- ing with Don \\hittaUer at right Jackson here. Friday and Saturday I
Only seconds play.
a's forces John half and Anderson at fullback.
Penyak right
December 16th and 17lh Both .
teams had
an equal numI
halfback' ; and Jim Davoli, left Whittaker is one of Jacka's top Charleston Navy at Charleston.Scarborough remained in the
her t>f12 personal fouls In the fray
leave and will not defensive line-backers
guard are on game
with only one eager, Navy's Lar
return in time for the tussle. Pen- Holding down the ends of the with JohnnyGerlen's I rick
removed from the fray witha
yak picked up 244 yards in 32 forward wall will be Jack Duncanat Tops JJC total of five misdemeanors.
carries during the recent campaign the left flank and Chuck
front This year's WAVE aggregationhas
while Davoli was a powerful defensive Moore at right end Moore re- CPO Links PlayBill team in
59-57 when but three returnees from the:
guard. Both of the absentees turned from a cruise recently, ranks
Navy got the of last season's stellar six.
their first of but will be back in for the carded low
played year service shape Scarborough a 1 ball near the Fran Free, Midge Bryant and
ball this season duel Saturday. Andy Acutf and gross score of 73 to walk off with center fol- Ruth Laveie aie the returning
While little is known about the Norris Thomas are expected to top honors in the monthly Chief jump .
Paul lowing a doublefoul Cagers.Free
General Depot combine, Luigi BaLadiesf open at the tackle spots with Bill Petty Officer's golf tournament which Petty failed to add points for was the local squad's leading -
Molonoskie and Ski Riskoski at held on the local course over the
I either side. Wheeler shot a neat scorer with 12 markers, andtied ,
guards and John Coxen at center. past wE.'ek-end. bouncer to Woodbury, who tookan with Register of King Edward *
MeetAnnexed If the locals kick-off at the open Don Peterson captured the easy crip shot to even up the for high point honors in (the
ing of the tussle Joe Buonasissi "kicker" award by tallying a net
score as time was running out. fray Speas dropped in 10 count.
will start at center.Personnel of 74, and Dick Middleton smashed After a minute and 45 seconds ers for NAS.

By his drive off the number 12 play in the overtime, Wheeler got Larrick looked good on defense,
I tee to within six feet of the pin loose and went in fo ra closeupto while Free and Speas stood out en
Gagers on number 12 hole to win the accuracy tally two points. But, Everett offense.
Cathy ThorpeTaking
prize. Williams and Frank Barker of the Other members of the WAVE
Win City ContestNAS i In the power department, Bill Dolphin five made a free throw aggregation this year are Joe I.az.
an early lead in the Powell banged the ball for a long apiece to knot the count at 31-61 zara, Charlotte Filanowitz, Mar.
first round of play by bangingout Personnel's entry in the drawn-out 290 yard smash for the Then Petty iced the game with gie Stephens and Micky Rarel _
a neat net score of 30, Kathy Jacksonville City Recreation Basketball drive of the day. CharleyMiler his neat one-handed push un.
Thorpe went ahead to register League opened the seasonin sank the longest putt of I' Trailing 5-0 at the start, the locals Four more games remain to ba
store of 41, 35 and 39 on the top form last Monday eveningby the tournament, a 40-footer on came from behind with Lon played by the locals in the first
other 27 holes to capture the taking their first loop ganie the eighteenth hole. Christensen and Woodbury hit- round of loop play with a tiff
ladies station handicap golf tour- from the Jackson High Whites, I Al Skinner registered only 26 I] ting consistently, finally tieing I against the Orange Blossom Egg
nament with a net total of 145. 30-12. I putts on the entire eighteen hole I, the score at 11-all when the clock In Lee High gym Friday evening
Mrs. Thorpe was shooting un- Accurate-shooting Dick Murray circuit, and "Red" Reed missed a j read 7:10: in the opening half. i lat 2100 next on the list
der a handicap of 15 on each nine paced the Personnel five in the few to give him the most putts- The locals pulled ahead, but I On December 12th, the local las.
holes and finished with a grossof triumph by notching a total of 16 a grand total of 41. seven minutes later in the half, ales square-off against Great
205. Running second in the points. The NAS quintet took an --xTurkey Barker hit with a push shot from Southern in Jackson High gymat
tourney was Loretta Jacka who early lead in the fray and con the middle to give JJC the lead 2000. The 16th of Decemoer
finished the 36-hole circuit witha tinued to widen the margin as the Shoot Slated ; again, and when the half-time the WAVES play Pepsi-Cola on
net of 152. game progressed horn sounded the Dolphins were the Lee High court at 2100, anton
The entrants were divided into I Every man on the Navy team Some 15 Turkeys are ready to in front 2724.Woodbury January 4th, the local girls:
three groups, and while Mrs. saw action in the tilt with Joe be claimed at the turkey shoot led the scoring pa- I bailie St. Luke's Nurses in the
Thorpe took top honors in the Downey second in the scoring pa- Saturday at the Wesconnett VFW rade with 21 points while Chris- Lee High gym at 2100. I I II -
Class A division, Arlene Jones rade with 6 points. Other mem- I, Post 7909 on Blanding boulevard. I tensen tallied 14 for Navy. Red I ----
took the Class B laurels with a bers of this} year's squad are Ray Sharpshooters who desire to en. Sweat tallied 15 and Barker I
127 net tally, 13 strokes in frontof Mattila, Bob Pflomm, Jack Mil- ter the contest, a target shoot, notched 14 for Jacksonville Jun- i Bowling League _
second place Donnie Bringle, ler, Tom Moran, Bill Shoopman, can bring their own guns. The ior College. Local Jax-Navy men I Plans Prepared -
who carded a 114 Jerry Reeves, Harry Davis, Dick turkey shoot is sponsored by the tops on defense were Sheldon,
In the third group Class C, Jones, Dave Morganthaler and Wesconnett VFW Post 7909 of Petty Hale. Wheeler, aBer and I Managers of bowling teams ex.
Louise Hizer came from behind Bill Murdock, Jacksonville. Christensen. pected lo open tournament play .
after the first round to capturetop before long met Monday to draw
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honors with a low net of 116. up the rules and regulations for
Mrs. Hizer had a net of 91 after the 1949 Naval Air Station bowl.

27 holes, then picked up a 25 on ing leagues.
the last round to cinch the vic- Both Officer and Enlisted team
tory. Second in the Class C. group may enter in competition with na ,
was Roe Lair with a total of 126, more than five men allowed to-

Mrs. Jacka, who had been running bowl in one game .....
second in the number one In order to keep some division y
division from the start, tallied a Ti t V t;< l' or departments from entering
49 on the final nine holes to "ringers" in the loop affair, only
edge out Boots Greer who had to men who are on duty in the department *
be ,content with third by a score entering the team, may
of 156 Mrs. Greer was low gross play on the squad.

winner of the entire tournamentwith Further information can be ob
a 196.Other : w tamed by phoning either Bain .
net follows 1 Hutchinson John Stilchen i ,
scores were as or at the
: Class A-Kathleen Brock Recreation Office, Extension 581: .-
haus, 160; Kirk Horton, 166; Mar- ---- ),

garet Weber, and Dall Russell, tL OomF air Combine
167; Helen Daley 180; and Dale
Connor who finished last in the
division with a net of 181. Loses City OonteslComfairJax's
Class B-Jean Marchel and
Miss Ann Clark tied with a 121; entry in the City .
Isobel Minter tallied a 142 (was Basketball League went down t)t
defeat last Tuesday asa
the evening
low gross winner in group
with a 222)); Janet Burns, 14J; strong Latter. Day Saints five

Glnny Feath, 148; Etoile Kennedy Y .. .-..........--- local posted a 76 38 decision over the
-- Fleet
153 Ann Dittmar 161 Ellaine
HIllis, ;162; Mrs. Smith, 179; ; and TOUCH GRID CHAMPS-FASron Six's unbeaten squad racked up seven straight wins in copping I Harry Passinl and Vito Basiloi
Hazel Hirst finished with a 180. I the station touch grid crown. Front row, left to right are, Lcdr. Tom Abbott, executive officer; i notched 9 points each for the
Class C-Benny Burke, 128; *:ns. Stan Kuebec: Chief Bob Justiss and Chief Kschol Frost, coaches; and Lcdr. Glen Barnes, FAS- ComFair quintet while Box Ax-
Lois Mullins, 129; Zula Cunning. 1 ron commanding officer. Team members are, back row, left t. right, Charles Baker, Carson Hudson I macher, who played a terrific ..
ham, 137; Doris Gibbs, 112; Edna j shill Poteat, Bob Weber, Otto Wright, Joe ''lIall, Chico Lope, John McKenna, Tom Seinier and floor game, accounted for 7 counters .
Luckie, 157; and Florence Hughes, Robert Harris. JMI**>n< From the picture. are Joe Mihalick. Jh Fischer, Harry Peartree. andTornKitter. !( The Saints' Tom Forsytha I
171. I paced alt scoring with 21 points: l lPave