Jax air news
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028307/01739
 Material Information
Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: April 20, 1950
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000579555
oclc - 33313438
notis - ADA7401
lccn - sn 95047201
System ID: UF00028307:01739

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'Blue Angels Due

,( HereFor Carnival

I The famous Blue Angels, U. S. Navy's precision flight exhibition team, will be seen .

i' in a thrilling half-hour air show Saturday April 29th, in one of the feature attractions of I

I the huge Navy Carnival for charity to be held at the Naval Air Station April 28-29.
Well known In the Jackson S. Navy. The team was organized: i i I Navy fighter tactics but they are ,,1
ville area, the Blue Angels flight 1 to acquaint the American public I:. performed at much lower altitudes ,jI. {
team was first organized at NAS with the type of flying requiredof i I. to allow spectators to follow
Jacksonville in April 1946. Their all naval aviators and with the the entire maneuver.
le y3.ue LED BY LCDR. JOHN J. MAG-
performance on the 29tli is tactics taught in the naval air
command. IDA of Louisville, Ky., the Blue
I scheduled at 1600.( Admission is training
1 the Navy's latest carrier are now based at Whiting
FREE And the public is invited. Flying I
I The Blue Angels are not stunt based jet fighter plane the Gru- Field, Fla., one of the auxiliary
... pilots. They are the official man F9F "Panther". their spec- bases at Pensacola. They are cur

t ,;;...4<' .......-.. ,......_._-,-- flights exhibition team of the U. I tacular maneuvers are standard rently engaged in a series of per
formances at Naval Air Reserve
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SA,"V'S BLUE ANGELS Stations and NARTUs to acquaint
Grouped beside one of their -. - ... i the public with the high stand
Grumman F9F Panthers latest -- -- ards of precision flying demanded -
4 Navy jets are the nationally of students currently being
"* famous Blue Angels, flight exhibition enrolled under the Naval Aviation
team of the Navy. I Cadet Program.
Slated to appear here on April
29, at the Navy Carnival, they I ___(Continued on Page 5)) _
are, front row, left to right,
Lt. (jg) Hoskins. l.ccir. John
Magda (team leader), Lt. (jg) I I Real Spirit
Edward: Roth. Back row Lt. II t
Jack Robcke, Lt. Arthur Hawkins I
and Lt. Robert Longforth. To Prevail
They will present a series of I

breath taking at low altitude.maneuvers performed VOL. 8-No. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville 20 April 1950 At CarnivalAll

-- -- -- I of the good old fashioned .

Air Group 17 1 I carnival spirit and atmosphere
I Plan Now
@50COGOOOCOQ009OCK w OC>COOOGffinl < -- I will prevail at the huge

I Navy Carnival for charity to

For 'ttt"11n"f11e"Wurlt. To AttendThe be held April 28 and 29 at the
Leaving Naval Air Station.

C... Gol Hammer and saws have
Navy CharityCARNIVAL been moving at a rapid pace

Ocean Cruise !J., kaeojnihon /01/,;......'''.f of ""yst. #.cp//...,.. I within the past week as various

departments began con-
fjilijnot and .f..r..nu Jtttyn
1M awCt.d
.. struction of the booths and
Less than a month after returning fTorcn ll....,....,- concession stands that will

from extended maneuvers dot the carnival grounds in
in the Caribbean, Car : tAX AIR NEWS --- -.- the area of Hangars 115 and
tier Air Group 17 of Fleet Air '

Jacksonville will leave Monday I p"i..1.... NAR.23.1930ho. __ .__ = = ; April 28 and 29 at I I 116.Committees in charge and

for training duty aboard fiffii OMinlrJ llit (al-on-lltfrjiart of //, I| their co-workers have pooled
the carrier USS Coral Sea. I 0I"':" x- their ingenuity to concoct some
Group personnel will proceedvia ( ,..;s.r.'O"7 'lrtneb fortes tress: ..i>'rrbicc Hangar Areas 115-116 of the fanciest, zaniest, and

.. rail this weekend for Nor- --:::::-- <.. r 'f'Jlj1'1\W I,[ weirdest collection of games for
folk, Virginia where they will .. ... -- - entertainment ever seen here.
i ....... .- Patrons the
board the carrier and aWait the ---.-- attending two-day
,l.tl\'OOQ show will find entertainment
arrival of planes of the air groupon W ky.-M.MH1 Public InvitedADMISSION
Tuesday. much of it is free of charge,
to keep them fully occupied.
Until the first of May the local JAX AIR NEWS GETS AWARD-This is the photo replica of Designed to establish a central
air group will conduct car- the Pat-On-The-Back award presented to the Jax Air News by the FREE fund from which contributions to
rier qualifications in the Norfolkarea. Armed Forces News Service. The Air News won the award as topsin approved charities in Jackson
Upon completion of the its class for the month of March. ville will be drawn, the carnival
qualification exercises, the air -- -
will provide fun and frolic
group minus Fighter Squadron galore.A .
t 171, will depart aboard the Coral Plans For First BIG MIDWAY, completewith
Being Arranged
Sea for Guantanamo Bay. Cuba rides for the kiddies and
i where various phases of carrier grown-ups too, booths with gamesof
training will be carried out.
entertainment' skill\, free
Commanded by Comdr. Bruce acts of entertainment a thrilling
Weber. Air Group 17 is expected Annual Armed Forces Day May 20 exhibition by the famed Blue Angels -
to( return about the middle of ; plus all the barkers at their
June. I concession stands, will be in the
Fighter Squadron 171, which is -
being outfitted with new jet- With representatives of all services in attendance. Governor Fuller Warren last offing.Some of the free entertainment .

fighter planes, has been orderedto Thursday officially proclaimed May 20 as Armed Forces Day in Florida. includes band concerts by
participate in three short car Flanked by high military officers four high school bands. 50 exhibit
rier operations aboard the USS of the services, the governor Jacksonville, Pensacola and Tallahassee nated as area coordinator for the booths, trained animal acts
Philippine Sea during the same affixed his signature to the Most of the armed VI area, comprising Southeastern a rat race with trained rats, a
period.Operations. forces installations will be open states. Included in the VI area
proclamation in Tallahassee, officially music hall, plus a host of sur
of Fighter Squad recognizing the observanceof ed to the public during obser- are the Third Army. Sixth Naval prises.
ron 171 will consist of demonstrations the nation's first Armed Forces vance of the occasion.Six |I District, which includes NAS All this in addition to a ga-
of Naval aviation under the I geographical areas have Jacksonville, and the 14th Air'1 laxy of prizes is to be offered.
... sponsorship of the Secretary of Day.On hand at the proclamation been designated for the observance Force. |: The grand prize, a convertible
Defense and the Secretary of the ceremony were Rear Adm. Alfred -, throughout the nation. Lt. I Directors Appointed i Chrysler will be given away
Navy. E. Montgmoery, Commander Gen. Alvan G. Gillem commanding i, Rear Adm. Alfred E. Montgom- I, Saturday night, while an out-
-x- Fleet Air Jacksonville; Maj. general of the Third Army ery. Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville board boat gbes to some lucky
April Is Designated Gen. Mark Lance, state adjutant headquarters of which is at Fort as senior officer in the ticket holder the first night. Five
Cancer Control Month general, Florida National McPherson, Ga., has been desig- .(Continued o n Page S) (Continued on Page 8)
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President Harry S. Trumanhas I Guard; Capt. Alvin I. Malstrom, ,
declared the month of Ap- i I commanding officer, NAS Jack- tl >
ril as Cancer Control Month, sonville; Capt. Dale Harris, chiefof a $
"r staff, Naval Air Training Command
.,* it was announced yesterday.This .
special period will offer Pensacola; Col. T. S. Olds, h
for voluntary chief of staff at MacDill Air
t, contributions to this worthy Force Base, Tampa; Col. R. G.
'. Howie, commander of the Florida
and humane cause.
-x- Military District, Jacksonville:
Lt. Col. Arba Norton, commanding
Baiaan Defenders officer of the Marine detach

Meet In PittsburghThe ment at NAS, and Lcdr. C. W.
fifth annual convention of Quinley, representing the Seventh t. 5 [Y.v
the American Defenders of Ba- Coast Guard District Miami.
tann and Corregidor will be held j Parades Planned
in Pittsburgh. Pa. on May 5, 6, Present plans call for joint
and 7.The. t Navy, 'Army, Air Force, Ma.
convention will be high- rines, and Coast Guard observances
lighted by a banquet for all delegates in the larger cities of Flo-
and their on 6. rida with parades scheduled in .
guests May
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Air News Wins. Pat-on-the-back I ; flihL11: 4

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The Jax Air News,hasibeen-'Wfcrded' the Armed Forces ,
Press Service ""Patonthebackequivalent of first place, in
the stateside letterpress class for the month of March. 14
This recognition, of achievement is awarded monthly to '
the outstanding service" publications which are selected for ______.__ I In
their general attractiveness; conformity with journalistic principles -
by military officers from all services j
readability news and makeup.The
Governor Fuller Warren last week a' proclamation
particular edition which won the award for the Jax signed designating May 20as Armed /
Air News the Issue of March';23.,. Forces Day for Florida. Left to right: are Lt. Col. Arba L. Norton, commanding officer of the NAS J
i All Armed was Forces publication:*-.Navy, Army, Air' Force Marine detachment; Col. T, S. Olds, chief of staff at MacDill Air Force Base; Col. R. G. Howie, :;
and Marine-are eligible for the Pat-on-the-back award. For commander of the Florida Military District: Rear Admiral Alfred E. Montgomery, CommanderFleet II.J
the of judging newspapers are divided into four groups Air Jacksonville; Gov. Warren: MaJ. Gen. Mark Lance, state adjutant general, Florida National 1
-letterpress purpose offset.mEmH.grN; >h ,and lithograph. Guard; Capt. Alvin I. Malstrom, NAS commanding officer; Capt. Dale Harris, chief of staff, Naval .
Air Training Command, Pensacola, and Ledr. C. F. Qulnly, Seventh Coast Guard District Miami."I

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 20 April 1950

Jax Air News ,Report From Washington ,g

Station.Published Jacksonville every, Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air Bill For Marine Seat On JCS Introduced


Alvin I. Malstrom.. ._, __JacksonvilleCapt. .________?-_. Commanding Officer 702,000 DD Personnel Buying BondsBy

Comdr. Porter F. Bedell...._. ..._....._.__....__.. ..._.._..Executive Officer
Armed Forces Press Service .
Fleet Air JacksonvilleRear
Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery__.._....._.__.___ Commander Legislation to make the Marine Corps Com- The Army Reorganization Bill, now under
Capt. Frank T. Ward ......_...._.. -_...._.__..____ Chief of Staff mandant a member of the Joint Chiefs of consideration by the House Armed Services
Staff and to require rotation of. the JCS chair- Committee, has been amended to prohibit the
Fleet Air Wing: Eleven manship among the services in peacetime has abolition consolidation of
Capt. George C. Montgomery___..__.._..__.._____Commander been introduced by Representative Carl Vin- branches without or Congressional action.any Army

Comdr. Charles Robertson ....-.-...__-. ..-....._.........._.._._.Chief Staff Officer son, (Ga.)) Chairman of the House Armed .
Naval lIospital' Services Committee. A total of about 702,000 Defense Department

Capt. Dwight J. Wharton ___-_...._....._._____.Commanding Officer military and civilian personnel are purchasing
Capt. Guy E. Stahr......___.__._____.___..Executive Officer The President has approved the selectionof U. S. Savings bonds at a monthly cost of .
NARTU 152 Marine Corps captains for promotion to about $16 million.

Capt: Frederic W. Priestman... _..___._...Commanding Officer major, and 226 first lieutenants for promo- .

Comdr. John Barleon ._....-...._....__._..__.___._._.__.....Executive Officer tion to captain. Widows or other dependents of Army personnel -
who retired for
physical disabIlityprior
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration
1st Lt. Roy L. Gabrielson, USAF, of the 5th to October 1, 1949, and died after that
Phone extension 8184.
building. Rescue Squadron, Selfridge AFB, Mich., recently date, are not entitled to increased compensation -
Editor-Andrew II. Planey received the Sikorsky Helicopter Cor- due under the Career Compensation Act
Staff Members-Chester Paschang, SN; Virginia Rogers, SN, poration's "Winged S" award for rescuing but unpaid at the time of death, the Army
and Shirley Ritoch, SN. five stranded fishermen from an ice floe in Judge Advocate General has ruled. .
The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station, Lake St. Clair, Mich., early in March. .
Jacksonville:, Florida I and printed commercially with non-appropriated fundsat Capt. Thomas B. Williamson USN Naval
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P35. Rev ,
Nov. 1915. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station the Wearing of the Navy's new-style uniformis Aide to Secretary of Defense Johnson, has
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil }Field and authorized after July 1, 1952. The present been transferred to new duty as Chief of
the U. S. Naval Hospital.The uniform will be authorized for wear for two Staff and Aide to the Naval Air Commanderin

JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Re. years beyond that date. or until July 1, 1954. the Pacific. Capt. Kenneth Craig, present
production of material from these sources must bear a credit line. Republication head of the aviation department of the Na-
Of of oth Editor-r matter JAX AIR, except NEWS.by service publications prohibited without permissior, The Army and Navy Journal is publishing val Academy, will be the new Naval Aide to
in installments, the promotion list standingsof Secretary Johnson.
all the 22,678 Regular Army officers, as of *
January 1, 1950. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, wartime Army
New Se.rvice-Wide Examinations commander and former Chief of Staff, has

The Camp Hood, Tex., Information and Ed- been elected an associate member of the
ucation Center is conducting weekly classesin French National Academy of Moral and Polit-
For Promotion to CPO OutlinedBy citizenship and democracy for foreign ical Sciences. lIe was elected to fill the va-

born war brides. Educational films, Armed cancy caused by the death of Gen. John J.
Armed Forces Press Service Forces Talks, and literature issued by the Pershing.
Bureau of used instruc- ..
Service-wide competitive examinations for advancementto Immigration are as

third, second and first class petty officer ratings will be tion material. The Army has issued Regulations authoriz-
ing the appointment of civilian clergymen as
given semi-annually starting July 1, the Bureau of Naval A recent directive of the Naval Bureau of auxiliary chaplains where commissioned

Personnel has announced. Navy-wide competitive examina- Aeronautics prescribes that all Navy aircraft chaplains are not available in continental
tions for advancement to chief petty officer will continue to must carry distinct identifying markings in United States. The duties of auxiliary chap-

be given annually as at present letters at least a foot high. lains will be of a purely religiousnature.cruises t

In two directives, BuPers Circ. I
and every annual training duty
Grade E-2 SR to ST
( or equivalent
Ltrs. 12-50 and 13-50 (NDB, 31 ). WeekSlidncfTafk period is not only vital to the
Jan 1950), instructions are outlined standing of your squadron in the
fo* rating advancementsand Waiting lists maintained by command, but is vital to the individual -
change in rating of enlisted area commands for advancementto for both present and fu-
personnel as well as change in all petty officer ratings (except hIm Notes ture Naval status considerations.Naval .
status to permanent appointmentof CPO) will be cancelled and \ Air Reserve has been

CPOs of the Regular Navy and ended as of July 1. from delegated as the primary recruiting -
Naval Reserve, regular'y assigned When the service-wide competitive I medium for Naval Avia-
en active duty. examination system gets un- tion Cadets (NAVCADS). The
The Navy-wide tests will replace der way July 1, standard tests for NIIRTUCV squadrons quota is three NA V-
the various ratings will be used. I
the present area-conducted CADS
per year. Keep your eyes
examinations.The Pending commencement of the and cars peeled for likely chaps
new system is "designed to Navy wide exam system, the FASRon 741-The drill per- of fourteen days each, and between the ages of 18 and 27
provide a controlled system by present area wide competitive iod April 15-16 included a mem- one continuous duty training per with two or more years of col-
which each and every enlisted advancement system will remainin orable event of special interestto iod of 29 days. I lege credits. Uncle Sam has a

person will have recurrent opportunities effect. Naval Air Reservists, and of His attendance record for annual swell proposition for them, and I
to compete for advance- -x- particular interest to CV-FASR- and extra training duty per without them, Naval Air Re-
ment in the individual's chosen To Shift Carriers on 741. The occasion marked the iod is a complete 100 percent but serve Command will stagnateand
field of work. first time in the history of the "Dink" had to accept an attendance then evaporate in just a few,
Schedule Listed unit that a reenlistment in the record for drills of only few years. Bring them to your

First of the twice yearly exam In Western PacificThe Organized Aviation Reserve Pro- 98.39 per cent because he was on Squadron C. O. so that we can
inations are scheduled to be con- gram was in order. Casey O. the 29 day extra training duty get the credit for steering them .t
ducted throughout the Navy as Dinkins, ADEC, is the first man cruise during one of the regular- in.
follows: aircraft carrier USS Val in the outfit to complete a post scheduled squadron drill periods. Our next drill will be May 13-
ley Forge/ flagship of Carrier Division war hitch in the Naval Air Re- Perhaps it might occur to some 14 and the next issue of these
1. For Pay Grade Epetty<< Three, will relieve the USS reenlistedfor ''t
serve and immediately that Dinkins has been going notes will include the news on
officer third class) Monday, Boxer station in the Western
on another term. overboard in contri outing his the outcome of advancement in
July 10. .! Pacific in May, it was announcedby This was made possible by the time and services to the cause of I' rating exams given during the-
Z. For Pay Grade E-5 (petty Admiral Arthur W. Radford, fact that Chief Dinkins was the the Naval Air Reserve, but while April Drill period.
; officer second class) Monday I Commander in Chief Pacific
first man still with our outfitto the Navy has benefited materially -x-
: July 17. Fleet. The Boxer, flagship of Car enlist in V-6 and transfer to from his participation in the
3. For Pay Grade E-6 (petty I rier Division Five, will return to the Organized Reserve. The official program, it has done "a bit of 100 Navy Medics
officer first class) Monday, the West Coast for duty. records place the date as all right" by Dinkins at the same
July 21.BuPers. Rear Adm. John M. Hoskins is April 13. 1946. Chief Dinkins had time.
will control the numberof commander of Carrier Division previously put in 47 months of He has received valuable train- I Headed For Duty
advancements, by rates and Three, and Rear Adm. Walter F. wartime Naval service of which ing keeping him abreast of
; pay grades. This replaces the Boone is commander of Carrier 9 months were on overseas duty. mechanical developments in Na- With Air Force
present system of area commanders Division Five. Let's look further at the record val Aviation, which training is
having such control based upon In addition to the exchange in and see what this boy has been highly useful to him in his cIvil- Within the next the Navy
allotments made to them by duty stations, Admiral Radford up to during his affiliation with ian occupation as a machinist in I will order an additional year 100 medical
BuPers. announced that the USS He attended overhaul. lie has main- -
Philip the Naval Air Reserve. I aircraft officers to duty with the Air
"Vacancies in individual ship or pine Sea will serve as the flag- his first organized drillon tained and advanced his military Force. ,
station allowances have not been ship for Carrier Division One upon the weekend of July 20, 1946, I proficiency which would very 'I This action, requested by Ma-
made a factor for advancementso reporting from the Atlantic reporting aboard to CASU 741, I likely rate him a prompt ad- jor General Harry G. Armstrong,
that full benefits of competi- ,. for duty in the Pacific. which was at that time holdingits vancement if recalled to active Surgeon General, US Air Force
tion may be attained," states Bu Carrier Division Fifteen, the first scheduled drill as the duty in a time of national emer- Medical Service and approvedby
Pers Circ. Ltr. 12-50. The letter other carrier division in the Pa- original postwar Naval Air Re- gency. He has been accumulating Admiral Forrest Sherman .1
adds: cific Fleet under the command of serve squadron in this area. Since points for retirement benefits at Chief of Naval Operations, wi1ibring
Rear Adm. Frank Akers, now that date Chief Dinkins has par- such a rate that rcould be ,
to 200 the number of
"The factor in advancing Navy
t consists of the escort carriers ticipated in one hundred and eligible for retirement in his
candidates is the doctors serving in the Air Force. f
,I eligible USS Badoeng Strait and USS Si- eighty four (184) drills, four (4) early fifties and draw a sizeable I this
To meet the
didate.relative" qualification of each can cily. continuous active duty training I pension upon reaching age 60. of Medicine request and, Surgery Navy'sBureau

Commanding; officers may advance ,. In addition to the above his has issued letters to all inactive-
enlisted personnel to all '.f .. "h"('r'-..... ".":, ',- civilian income has been sup- Naval Reserve medical officersof F
petty officer ratings (except CPO) : : f plemented by an 269 amount equalto base the rank of Lieutenant Commander !
as result of service-wide tests on approximately days and below, who are less
specific authority from the Naval pay and longevity allowances for his rate uniforms than 40 years old, asking for vol-
Examining Center, Norfolk, Va., plus and other items. No"dumbcookie" unteers for this temporary as-

where examination papers are .,.':4 this boy, "Dink" is a signment to active duty.
mechanically graded. ( These volunteers will be accepted j:
good business man a recognizes a
Further Explained for tours of duty of one
2 deal when he sees one. Sohe's
.... good
In the case of advancement to off for another four year or two years to fill the presentand
CPO COs may make advance- of the anticipated vacancies within
of some more same
r ments only on authority from the lap thing.) FASRon 741 is proud of the continental United States, andif
Chief of Naval Personnel as a result him and his record, and of the desired, in overseas theatres.
of the annual Navy-wide others in our outfit that have They ",ill wear the Navy uni-
competitive exams. similar records. The biggest dif- form and will be carried on the
After certain basic require- ferences in their respective casesis rolls of the Navy as an officeron
ments are met COs, however, that 'Dink" got their first, and active duty. They will receive
may continue to advance EMs in intends to hold his lead. full pay allowances commensu-
rating "without regard to vacancies rate with their rank, and, in ad-
in allowance" as follows: The finally published dope on dition, $100 per month as auth-
1. From Pay Grade E-l to Pay this summer's annual cruise is' orized for medical officers on active
that we report to NARTU Jax for
SR to SA or eqpiva- duty.Break.
Grade E-2 ( active
14 days training duty on
of recruit -x-
lent) upon completion September :. For 3 or 4 days
: training: or upon fulfillment of during the following period a Icebreaker Vow
t. certain service requirements if contingent of FASRon 741 per- Washington (AFPS-Tho) Rus-
not previously advanced; sonnel, consisting of '. officers sians once promised to return
2. From Pay Grade E-2 to Pay FIRST TO COMPLETE IIITCII-Chief Casey O. Dinkins, left, and 54 enlisted men will support three modern United States ice,

KENO OTHER first member of CV Fleet Air Service Squadron 741 to completea CV operations while based at breakers by December 1949. Now
THE 4-year peacetime hitch In the Naval Air Reserve, receives bis NAAF Saufley Field, near Pen- they have told the State Depart
PLANS COME TO honorable discharge from Lcdr. Edwin A. Fischer, commanding officer sacola. In this operation we will ment they won't be able to keep
GIANT CARNIVAL FOR of CV FASRon 741. Chief Dinkins was immediately resworn be joined by similar contingentsfrom that pledge. They report that two
CHARITY AT NAS, APRIL and is now off on another four year tour of duty as a "Weekend VF-742, VC-741, >and the of .thje 269-foot ships are lockedin
vying Staff. Attendance for this UfO ice off the Russian coast.
Warrior. "
28 & 29. "" L'
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Test Awaits
....w.... ... .. +. Comprehensive i

: I I Prospective Drivers HereWhen

'} the motor vehicle accident rate at the Naval Air ;

I Station decreases from one accident per 13,000 miles operated '

to one accident per 64,000 miles, there's usually a good reason i
for it. :

The decrease in accident rate can be attributed to the Drivers :
Test Office which started operation in January 1946.
LOCATED IN ROOM 120 of the Industrial Relations building,
the Drivers' Test office determines, by clever means of gadgets and
examinations, who shall be qualified to drive Navy vehicles. Thereis
'100:1. no getting around it-if a prospective driver fails to pass the

: -Eugene -E.:-Tippett, MM1, left, examiner' and Ewing E. McSparin, TE1, determine McSparin's test, he does no driving for the Navy,
:1.-I skill in parallel parking. The test is to park the vehicle without:knocking over the flags. Not exactly unique, the drivers test offered at the local officeis
,. _>_____ nevertheless comprehensive enough to determine the qualifications
J. of a driver. About 350 recommendations are received from
the division officers per month for personnel to take the requiredtest.
{ .
0I Test Given In Four Parts
Four parts constitute the test which takes approximately two
hours.-The first part is psycho-physical, which includes a standardeye
check test, depth perception, eye to foot reaction, steadiness,
color blindness, field of vision, and a hearing test. Instruments used
I in the test have been manufactured by the American Automobile
Association.The .
second portion of the test is a written examination which
VISIT THE RED SHIELD consists of 50 questions on the actual knowledge of driving. '
CLUB OVER BEACH & AIRBASE APPLICANTS get right behind the wheel of a light Navy ve-
BUS STATION OPEN hicle in the third skill in
v test to determine their driving a straightline
.. 0930-2330 DAILY gauging space in steering in close limits, parallel parking, and
-. THURSDAY, APRIL 20 ,. front and back wheels and bumper gauging.The .
1930, bowling. Transportationleaves C4s4 fourth part is the actual road test. The prospective driver
club. In the club- 2000, x 1 operates the vehicle which he intends to drive, covering' five-mile
dance instruction. Kay Kyser on course in heavy traffic areas, railroad crossings traffic lights, under-
television show. Informal danc- going a general overall test. This test is usually conducted aboardor
ing. near the station, but heavier equipment is usually carried to the.
downtown Jacksonville area.Applicants.
0" S 5
Get Second Try
.. 1900, by popular demand, hay- "* The state of Florida has accepted the Navy test, thus no further
ride beach party. All you can C test is necessary when applying for a state license. The office handles
eat for $1.00, at Seminole Beach. permit requests from naval activities located in Tampa, Orlando,
" in the Red Shield office.
Sign up Daytona Beach, St Petersburg, Gainesville and other cities.
ti In the club-TV show, informal One applicant is shown taking the psycho-physical test at the 10
Those who fail to pass the test on their first try are given
dancing, ping pong, shuffleboard. Driver's Test Office. The object here is to line up the model jeeps days to prepare for a retake if it is felt they have a chance of
.... SATURDAY, APRIL 22 evenly, viewing them in a mirror which is about 10 feet from the passing. They are notified of the points on which they failed and.are
p Open House-table games ping machine. allowed 10 days to make corrections.IN .
..... ... necessary
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shuffleboard. -- -
I pong office is A.
iA 2000b n. 0-- T,T CHARGE of activities at the Drivers' Test Harry
night dance y Raymond Horton. Working with him are three examiners, James E. Livingston -
I Gage Jr. Intermission- ADC; James H. Gilliam ADC and Eugen E. Tippett, MM1.
drawing of lucky number for Personnel assigned to the office, a unit of the Safety Division
savings bond. headed by Robert F. Taylor, conduct periodic spot inspections of
SUNDAY, APRIL 23 Navy vehicles to detect unsafe mechanical features. All defects noted
1000-Java hour. Open house. are reported to the transportation department for corrective action.
1700-vespers. 1800-Buffet sup-
I per. 1930-Community Sing. Tel *
evision shows.
ing that the mosquitoes are ableto
Lcdr. Hirst Talks
I immunize themselves to the
1900-"Singing Wheels" Club,
drug over a period of time. How
membership open, transportation ever, DDT still remains the
to rink. In the club, Bunco, Bingo, At Pest Control cheapest and most efficient insecticide -
partners & prizes.TUESDAY .
now on the market,
APRIL 25 Commander Hirst asserts.
1900-Make a record, Jr. host- Panel DiscussionLcdr. Speakers on the panel includeDr.
to assist you. 2000square dance D. W. V. King, author of
If f time. Partners, caller. TV and informal --. ,. "'- John M. Hirst, officer- "The Mosquitoes of the South-
I C r dancing. Robert Schedderine, AT3, of VF-171, takes the field vision in-charge of the Malaria and easern States" and associate of
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26 test. The idea is to see how far markings can be moved before i Mosquito Unit No.1 based hereat the Bureau of Entomology and
I Grand Opening, miniature golf they are out of vision. The instrument on left is for the determination Plant Quarantine; James H.
I a game! 18 holes. Partners and of steadiness. is representing the Navy Bortholf, director of Broward
department, Bureau of Medicine
1930. In club-
transportation, control
County anti-mosquito ,
"r TV shows, informal dancing. and Surgery at a conference of and Thomas L. Cain, Jr. of Cocoa.
I Partners music. the Florida anti-Mosquito asso-
new This marks the fifth consecu
ciation being held at Fort Myers.
Photo contest 15 to May
April tive year that Dr. Hirst, who is
; 1, conducted by City Recreation The four day conference, which vice-president of the Florida anti-
i, Dept. Exhibited in Red Shield Enjoy Yourself began Monday, is being held at mosquito association, has taken
\ Service Club. May 1, 2 and 3. the Royal Palm Hotel. part in the conference program.x .
I For rules and information contact On Monday Commander Hirst -
office at Red Shield Club. It's Later presented a paper on the "Navy's BAr Gets New Venom
I y All entries to be sent to club. Program for Mosquito Control",
O O i London (AFPS) The Royal

J.1. Chenault-x-Returns Than You Think and latter"Your another he Money's on out Worth"Tuesday. In the on in Air ders Force for a has new placed jet fighter quantity plane or-

came strongly called the Venom, to replace the
From Carlisle School
i favor of the establishment of
Vampire Britain's current stand
: 1' Returning after undertaking a standards of efficiency assuringthat
, 14-week course at the Armed lTffiFfCVIOLATIO the his ard fighter. The new plane, expected -
taxpayer gets
Two And to be in service next
Forces Information School at Big Nights money's worth when contracting yeart
has greater speed, greater rate of
Carlisle Barracks
Pennsylvania, for mosquito control.Effectiveness .
:Lt. Josephine Chenault has re- One Afternoon Of Proved climb, and a higher ceiling than
Ten motorists were apprehended the Vampire.
"'" sumed her duties as assistant Comander Hirst has also been

' f;;' NAS The Public school Information, which Officer.stresses tion for police traffic during violations the period by Ap-sta- EntertainmenlAt acting discussion as moderator of the resistance in a panel built .'You know-, I've-been" having
trouble ?
sleeping lately
radio, world affairs, ril 11-17.
, newspapers information Illegal Parking-Lt. J. E. Dar- The Carnival up by salt-marsh mosquitoes in "How is that?"
policies and general public
Florida to DDT. In recent monthsthe
"I don't know, I sleep pretty
subjects, is attended den T. O. Campbell. ADAN; J.
.. by members of the various armed P. Windham ADI; D. D. Sinks, effectiveness of DDT as an good at night, and in the early
insecticide has been
, :forces. ANj R. E. Schafrath, AN; W. E. questioned, morning, too, but in the after-
I'i assert "
with entomoligists
some noons I just twist and turn.
'LI. -x- O'Neal, AN; H. P. Hixon, AF3; _
i'l,. "! didn't raise my daughter to W. C. Crowley, AL2; and B. W.

....d Ii'+ be fiddled with," said her pussy Dodson.
t cat as she rescued her offspring Reckless Driving-J. H. Geiss-
o ll.he violin factory. man. ,

Mosquito Killer Flies AgainThat

low flying Navy plane is back again-the one that zooms
.. ., low and sends out a smoke-spray of DDT and diesel oil to control
mosquitoes-but it'll be a little quieter than in the past.

4 In the pas t, residents of the job more effective. Residents
Orange Park, Dewey Park and must realize that this Is a most

... Ortega who complained about the essential program to control mos-
disturbance of ttteir slumber quitoes that would otherwise
caused by the loud noise of the keep them awake in the late eve-
spraying plane will now be able ning hours.
to oversleep their alarm clocks.A Even with such advanced
new type of plane-the AD warning, there will be calls of the
has been put into service for the disturbed, perturbed, excited, and f eqr
job.Aside curious, whose alarms will be : ?4!
from being much quieter, allayed somewhat with an assur-
the AD holds more insecticide, up that (1) the plane is not
to 450 gallons: according to Lcdr. lance ; (2) the spray is harmless
John M. Hirst who heads the I to anything bigger than a fly or I
Malaria and Mosquito Unit directing I mosquito; (3)) it will not remove '' ,3
the control program. :paint from parked automobiles, .
The Navy sprays the area early and (4) it will not spoil.washing "TENTING TONIGHT ON THE OLD CAMP GROUNDS"-Scouts of Troop 94 Southside Presbyterian k
In the morning in order to make I left on the line. Church pitch their camp on the banks of the St. Johns laver at the Naval Air Station "
.1 I during their two-day camporce last week. Some 325 Scouts, representing 56 patrols In the, North
_-- Florida council came here for the camporee. ",. F;


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Four JAX AIR NEWS 20 April 1950 .1

25,000 Pests 10 he Given .r,. ,. .; CPO

Free Ride In Test FlightSome I Ij I j I NOTES I

25,000 fleas, flies, mosquitoes, bedbugs, and roaches are j I Big Bingo party on tap Friday
being taken for a ride Friday morning in a' Navy R4D, and they ? night Early arrivals get the best
don't: know it but very few of them, if any, are comma back. !t r rk 4* seats. ..Cash awards and special ,
The pests win be placed in the j prizes to be offered, also special
R4D which takes off from the officials since the introduction of ;k 34. games for ladies and men. Be
Naval Air Station on the first overseas aircraft, the new equip. I there for the big jack pot game
commercial test of an automatic ment completely disinfects the i and the small jack pot game.
aircraft disinfection device interiors of long-distance transport
perfected I This Saturday night is the big
in the Malaria and Mos planes By strategically located I "farmers' party" at 2100. It's
quito Control Unit laboratories spray nozzles, the insecti- country come to town with over-
here. cide reaches the most remote > a r aP' alls, levis, straw hats, and red
Witnessing the test will be representatives corners of an airplane and means < 4 bandanas for the men while
of the Navy Department's j, death to foregoing disease.bear- women will appear with gingham -
Bureau of Ships; the division i ing or crop-destroying insects calico and sunbonnets
of control Investigations, I that may have sneaked aboard, r-
und the Bureau of Entomology I The custom built equipmenthas reminder that the
and Plant Quarantine; and the U been assembled and installed club will be closed Friday and t
S. Army, and Air Force. in the test plane under the sup- Saturday April 28 and 29 due to
Also on hand to view the test ervision of Commander Hirst Navy Charity Carnival. The
will be representatives of the Department and Louis B. St Peterey, design weekly bingo party will be heldon
of Agriculture, Public engineer of the Overhaul de- Thursday April 27,
Health Service, Civil Aeronautics partment who assisted in its de- The swimming pool will be
Association, Civil Aeronautics velopment. soon ready for opening. In orderto

Board in Atlanta and person- L4 .L/t.., ': keep the pool open one chief
: 'i. will have to be
nel of the Breco Manufacturing on duty to act as
'ompany'of Baltimore Md.. and life guard and maintain order.
the Bristol Manufacturing company Local TalentIn Chiefs willing to volunteer for
Waterbury, Conn. this duty are asked to leave their
Answer To Problem I "Penthouse"Three name with the duty manager at ,
The equipment, based on the the club
principle of the aerosol bomb, Naval Air Station per- General assembly meeting! is
was perfected and tested a year I sonalities are playing support-I scheduled for Monday at 2000. ..
ago by Lcdr. John M Hirst, officer ing roles in the current "Pent- .io........"' ''<;+_+...'. ii.h...,'' ',. !i.'I1W [."'f' ii" P'iJ in charge of the Malaria and house Theatre" presentation of urged to be present.
Mosquito Control Unit No. 1 at I the "Man Who Came To Din1 I SOMETHING NtW-Out in the NAVES new summer garb If friend relative
is you your or
NAS Jacksonville. Since then it I ner", being staged this weekat I arrival Dorothy at L. Chrismore, TESA, of Communications, right, recent: has b birthday, you can make arrangements -
has been modified for commercial the Roosevelt Hotel. NAS. Wearing the old uniform on the left is Cindy Sam-
to have the
son, SN, of the Personnel department. Note the extra fullness birthday
manufacture. to trod the big time in
party at the club. Just let the
Considered by the Navy as the board with Burl Ives, nation'sNo. I uniform.skirt and the grey buttons which are detachable on the new officials know in time to prepare
first practical answer to a prob. 1 balladeer and trouba- arrangements.
]em that has plagued quarantineWINE dor, and his supporting cast -x-
are Lt. (jg) Frank Coghlan Camera

NARTU Public Information and Pete officer McClaus-of I Crew'Snaps' Jets ,: Cdr. dePoix'Exits

land, until recently a lieutenant -
commander assigned here From 172 Post .
and now manager of the sen- I In Aerial Action Over Jax ; .
for BOQ and Charlotte Eckerof i I I
Central office.
Blouin Relieves

It's no new experience for Jet Aircraft in action, with pilots of Fighter Squadron 171 and
e all three as Coghlan is a for- 172 at the controls, were filmed by a crew of visiting cameramen Comdr Vincent P dePoix, was I
= a t x mer child star in motion pictures who spent four days at NAS last week aiming their camera sights relieved of his command of
Ra and McClausland and from the side-port hole of a P2V Ventura over the skies of Jack- Fighter _Squadron 172. yesterday
Charlotte Ecker have appearedin !lnnvillp.I .
-- by his former executive officer
several productions with The cameramen. from the Wild- 1---- -- _. Lcdr Clarence A. Bloum. at a
the Jacksonville Little Thea ing Picture Productions, Inc., of port without the window would change of command inspection in

tre.The Chicago, caught the fast jets in have been a terrific headache As Hangar 116Comdr ,
traveling professionalstock i various formations and maneuvers it was, the men behind the lenses dePoix who became .
company producing the as part of a filming for a were comfortable at their job. "skipper" of the squadron in
"Penthouse Theatre" occasionally training film-."Fighter Inter With Lt Austin Smith, pilot February of '48 when it was
picks up actors and act cept Problems". and Lt (jg) Harold Hamburg, copilot known as VF-18A, has been ordered -
resses from among the local I I The crew included Harold behind the controls of the to report to the aviationfire
populace for supporting roles I Witt, director: William Luders. Ventura, the film men spent at control section of the Bureau
+ cw. Clarence O'Malley and William'I least four hours each day in the of Ordnance for duty.
Mark .tahler, Don Cameron of air, working at 10,000 feet Lcdr Richard F. Hofer has reported -
Veterans Warned the Photographic Center, Ana-1 1 Director Witt who 'alwajs aboard from the staff of

costia, Md.. was project super- likes to come to Jacksonville to Commander Airforce Atlantic
visor. take pictures" claims this is the Fleet in Norfolk, Va to assume ,
Training Benefits Using P2Vs for the first time best area in the country to take the duties of executive officer of
for such an undertaking, the aerial photos.

Due To End Soon visiting film makers had nothing i "Fine cooperation, good val After Academy graduating in 1939 from Comdr the Na-de _
but words of praise for the plane weather fine visibility, and excellent Poix served aboard the USS
cooperation of men of the sta-
pilots enabled us to finish -
Washington (AFPS) -Most of tion and the weather. Minneapolis, heavy cruiser and
Lodged in our job here in fine style",
the World War II veterans who the USS Sicard a destroyer' minelayer -
an improvised P2V
position in a added Witt,
wish to begin a course of education of Patrol Squadron Three of in the Hawaman are a prior
and training under the pro- Fleet Air Wing Eleven, the -x- to taking flight training at Pen-
visions of the Veterans Readjust- cameramen finished their task | New Navy MuseumTo sacolaI .
ment Act must do so before July ahead of schedule, with much of I As a Naval aviator. Comdr. de.
25, 1951, the Veterans Administration the credit given to the P2V' Be Opened SoonIn I Poix served with the fighting
announces.. plane. : Six squadron on the USS Enter-
| Under the present V. A. regulation prise and USS Saratoga and later
the majority of veteransare Impressed With P2V Nation's Capital 'i was attached to an experimental
According to Harold Witt. di- I
barred from starting after unit at San Diego California
; of the P2V Washington (AFPS-The)
rector the !
group, capital's
I ,
that date. There are exceptions which developed and tested airborne
a served as a better plane for sucha first naval will be
however, for those discharged after rockets for fleet use. PI
July 25, 1947, and for those .task The as any they have workedin. ; opened officially sometime in | Lcdr Blouin, who was designated -
who enlisted or reenlisted. the excellent crew was visibility impressed affordedin with April, according to plans revealedby a Naval aviator in 1938 at
| Veterans who have started Pensacola Fla. served with .
the P2V, its lack of vibrationat I the Naval Historical Foundation patrol -
training may continue after July of the museum. squadrons during the war
its sponsors
3 0 25, 1951, even if they have interrupted high speed, high speed, and with fleet units on the car-
GYO NR roominess and the ability to op- I The Truxtun Decatur Naval
their work for a sum- riers USS Essex and USS Intrepid -
mer vacation, or through reasons erate from a steady platform, Museum named for two out. .
v W
which Is cameraman's
rJ beyond their control. But if a a : standing figures in naval history, -x-
The film men, if they have their
z veteran completes or stops his' I Commodores Stephen Decatur
will take their
training after the 1951 date he from way aP2V, Ventura henceforth.pictures I and Thomas Truxtun, will be located TheatreGuide
may not start another course. i it in Decatur House, two
I Men of VP-3 have scored
t I ._.-mi I another first with may the improvised I: blocks from the White House, Decatur
Scientific Genius plastic port. Ripping off the House was built in 1819 and
section normally used for the I later came into the hands of
Called Best Defense life raft, the metalsmith shop' Truxtun Beale, a descendant of

| Morristown, N. J. (AFPS-The crew of VP3 constructed a plastic Commodore Truxtun. It has been i I Malnside Auditorium
scientific genius of the U. S. will window through which the cam- "these are all components of thenation's Movies' : Weekdays, 1730-20o'
be its chief defense in the event eramen took their shots. To attempt I total strength on the Weekends: 1430-2000

I 1 of another war, A. S. Alexander, _to 'shoot"_.through. the open_ seas. __ THURSDAY, APRIL 20
.1 Assistant Army Secretary, said ina -- "The Great Rupert," with Jim-/
recent speech here. mie Durante.
WOMEN SONG- I "We must rely on our ability FRIDAY, APRIL 21
Students interested in botany to produce quickly more and <"' I "Please Believe Me," starring
better weapons than any possible Deborah Kerr.SATURDAY.
note the aymbolizinrNational "
Grape grapes Week. The othl l enemy could have," Mr. Alexan- Y." I APRIL, 22

rr stems belong to Pat Hall who der declared. "This was the"decisive .. I "Under Capricorn," featuring .
seems to have gotten herself I,I I factor in the last war, he I Ingrid Bergman. ,
said. APRIL 23
r ion.named Queen for the Ocea- j I .'We do not secretly plot wars." "Cheaper by ,the Dozen", star-

--.- ______ Mr. Alexander pointed out. mini Myrna LoY.MONDAY ,
K I i I "Therefore we cannot fix its date APRIL 24
4 Seek Food For Berlin and plan accordingly "Chicago Deadline," with Alan

To Offset Youth Rally -x- ''L&dd.

New York (AFPS-The International VFW Set TUES-VVED, APRIL 25.26
Rescue Committee has loyally Day' I 'Campaign for Caesar," fea-

:" opened a drive to send food to For Weekend of May 1 t turing Ronald-x-Colman.
of Western Berlin
tr the people as 1
a counter measure against the Washington (AFPS-The Veterans Missing Diapers

planned "invasion" of the Western of Foreign Wars will spon- Montreal (AITS) Police of
\ zone by Communist_ youths sor a nation-wide 'Loyalty Day" this city are really puzzled. A
during the week end of May 27 program during the May 1 week- CAMERAMAN CATCHES CAJ\lEnAl\IAN-Callht in their truck, loaded with 90 bags of
, The, committee appealed for end, the organization recently final phase of filming jet fighters in action are these visiting cam-, diapers, headed for a laundry ,
t.I_ public support to the West announced. The 10,000 posts eraman who spent four days at the station last week. The crew, I was stolen.: The truck was found
\' Berlin residents repel the youth throughout the country will sponsor used local planes and pilots in important phases of a new training, later. The diapers were missing.r .
it invasion. community parades. film. -xPage -


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20 April 1950 JAX AIR NEWS Page FivUSAF1 .

Takes Hold I
,"" .

Men Of Fasron 6 Improve J"

!i .. Selves Through Education

i Disproving the old adage that "you can't teach an old dog new
tricks," FASRon Six offers information to substantiate its claim that .Jf
I-. you can teach an old dog new tricks and the young ones as well. ,. ,
Through its educational facilities .
FASRon Six has enrolled 86 I i ing, Radio:Farming, Government .
men in the United States Armed i and almost any subject a man
Forces Institute since October may desire
1949. Taking the General Educational | From FASRon's complete Ji-
Development tests for either brary in Hangar US, training
a high school diploma or first course books are available to

, ....-.. year college, 72 have made the men going yp for advancement in ; ek
grade. Thirty-two of these were rate. In recent advancement tests k

chief petty officers who although administered by FASRon Six 101 I,
they have been out of school a men took part and 46 passed and

number of; years, have shown: interest were recommended to ComAir- I
in furthering their education Lant.
_ v Library AvailableIt !
Diplomas Given is also the responsibility of
FASRon Six's education Office to
For the men who never finished ,
high school courses normally handle all problems concerning t

, given in school can be obtained 1 National Service Life Insurance, k
, here through USAFI and sent in, making out Savings Bond allot-
without setting foot in a class ments and keeping squadron per-
sonnel informed of what Navy
When completed
room. you receive
from schools are open and the entrance
a diploma your own

local"' high school. school requirements Through Lt.for(jg each.) Ramey Cooley SEEK SELF-BETTEKMENT bro-th -;; attached- to FASRon Six, James D. Gormley, air-
0 those having a high
-, educational officer, men may man, seated left, and Willie J. Gormley, ADC, seated right, presently taking the General Educational :
diploma college training courses
direct from almost collegecan apply for tests for officer training Development tests for completing high school, receive instruction for one of their final tests fl I
be taken and any can grad I if they meet certain personal and from Lt. (J jg) Ramey Cooley, education officer of the squadron. Both expect to receive their diploma :
you qualifications. Four men ;
end of
by April.
uate from college even while in have taken the tests recently and .:. ___: __ ;

the USAFI Naval offers service.courses not only accepted Ronald C.and Kelsay begins, his ALAN Midshipman was Two Fleet Air Members AcceptedFor I

for educational awards, but for training in May. Another

general information purposes. program, with similar qualifications
.. The wide scope of subjects include is avalable for enlisted men Training In NROTC ProgramTwo SUPPLY
.. such courses as Law, Mechanics who wish to apply for Naval Aviation
Art, Merchandising Cadet Training. enlisted men. one from FASRon Six and the other from
I" :Techniques, Advertising Market. i iI I A study hall aboard the station Fighter Squadronn 171, have been notified ot their acceptance for
L offers many advantages to those training as Midshipmen under the Naval Reserve Officer Training
who wish to use it. Located in :: Corps (NROTC) program. They begin their four-year training program CARNIVAL CAPERSIf, theDepartment's

I building 955, across from the Dispensary -'i in May.- booths, which are
Ronald C. airman -- ------ ----- ------ ---
I it is open from 0730 to Kelsay, from
I FASRon Six and Marvin O. annual Midshipmen cruise whichis currently being erected, are not
12130 7 days a week and has a | Register
f I the
r 'complete USAFI and technical library I airman from Fighter vacation.a must during their summer : won't prettiest be the at fault the'of Carnival Al Szar-, it
for officers and enlisted Squadron 171 will leave next
men. month for the Naval Academyand I Upon completion of four yearsof have manski and his able crew who
I SALTY HUMOR FROM -xShep -- College Preparatory School, college Kelsey and Registerwill skill tirelessly and with ti
great and attention
to de-
Newport Rhode Island where be assigned a tour of two
HERE AND THERE"You they will undergo eight weeks years active duty as Ensigns. tail. The booths themselves will
indoctrination be on display in building 111A to
training. -xFine -
know you are not a bad Fields The two men will be dischargedfrom department employees about the
]looking sort of girl." active Navy duty in August end of this week or the first of

"Oh, you'd say so even if you and sworn in as Midshipmen Prizes next.
didn't think so." Coming in the inactive reserve. After Incidentally only half of the
"Well we're squared then indoctrination training they will number of volunteers needed

you'd think so even if I didn't says 2324Shep enter college in the fall, Kelsay Are OfferedHere's have answered the call for booth
o." May hopes to attend the University of operators so count this as an-
Michigan where he will other request to contact-
in your
Fields and his Rippling the list of amazing
The sweet young thing had electrical engineering, while Register supervisor or a Carnival com
broken her glasses. She took the Rythm orchestra will appear at will attend North Carolina prizes to be offered at the Navy mittee member and let them
the Naval Air Station in a two- Carnival for charity April 28 and
remains back to the optometrist."Will University and major in physics. know when you are available for
I have to be examined allover night stand, May 23 and 24, it Although Kelsey and Register 29 service. Meanwhile, don't over-
?", "No,' he replied, "just was disclosed today. will be discharged from the active The grand prize is a convertible look continuing your donationsfor
, your eyes." 'II" One of the top name bands: in Navy under the NROTC Crysler New Yorker, while the Country Store. With the
the nation, Shep Fields will play the other is combination
program the government pro big prize a special angle of a "winner every
There was the mountaineer who for dancing for the officers and vides books tuition, laboratory 12-foot Shampine boat, a time" it is expected that the need
put a silencer on his shotgun: because enlisted men of the station.A fees plus $50 a month for ex- Chris Craft outboard motor, anda for lots and lots of articles will
his daughter wanted a I great favorite with the radio penses. One obligation to the two neat Masterc'raft two-wheel j j be a dire one. If you've given

I quiet wedding. networks, the orchestra comes while they are at college is the trailer. some already, there is still room
in New
I -- here from engagements Also to be offered are three refrigerators j for more in the big cage where

Jt':' ::' ::'_ =- = York, Hollywood, Chicago and War Beneficiaries Get three electric ranges, the stuff is being stored.
amusement centers.
-- -- other leading
I. ----- -- two washing machines and two !
The man who parlayed a soda I Credits handed out last week
straw'into a million dollar enter- About $4 Billion television sets. i I for the suggestion of the Country

orise. Fields brings with him __ __ Tickets for the Chrysler sell for Store didn't mention the sueees*
I his entire group including vocalists Washington (AFFS)-Appioxi- one dollar, while ducats for the tors of the other three booths
Ii II "i r i r Thelma Gracen, Tommy mately 430,000 American World boat and other prizes go for 25 Some of the ideas, of course, were
i Lucas and the Ripplers. War II casualties left their beneficiaries cents. Plenty of tickets are still presented-by more than one per-
jSJJeMsss? Fields shut off his Rippling $3,872,543,648 in National available and can be procured son, or group, but the sugges-
I Rythm at one time to feature his' Service Life Insurance, according from any division officer and tions were first received as follows -
I new style but by popular demand ,. to figures covering the period up numerou- agents aboard the sta- : ChockOLuckKenneth
t4 I 1 to last November
--- r- he has come back to his i tion.Five McDuffie; Dog Races Delores
'I In addition the Government Feinberg; and the Penny Pitch-
old rythm style which has be- prizes, plus the boat will
come one of the most easily recognized has paid $93,350,000 to survivorsof be given to some: lucky winner Darrel Westover.
musical signatures in the Servicemenkilled by enemy Friday April 28 and five other 1 ENLISTED PARTY- The big
action in the
band world. early days of the prizes in addition to the car will dinner dance scheduled for 'tomorrow
-.-- war. Such payments were authorized be given away Saturday April 29. night at the Florida Gun
BUY YOUR TICKETS in cases where the Servicemen ..- x--- i and Tackle Club promises to be
carried little or no Govern.
-4 H NOW FOR THE TWO BIG ment life insurance and had no Process To Convert \I I the a real enlisted success.personnel Given by of and Supply for
GRAND PRIZES TO BE opportunity to apply for it. 'they have extended invitations

"Lady, would you mind removing GIVEN AWAY AT CARNIVAL My wife-- Beaches Into Roads to the Department officers and
is sure temperamental
I ...' your hat?" APRIL 28 & 29. -90% temper and 10'% mental. their guests to be with them for
------ ---- ------ : the affair. As
Developed By Navy a convenience to
, Women blush not in reflection party-goers without cars, a Navy
upon what has happened, but in' Washington rAFPS--It) is now Bus will provide transportation,
.... rosy anticipation of what may. I possible to convert sandy beach leaving the Navy Exchange at
I' strips into highways for amphibi. 6 P. M. and leaving the Navy
WAC: "Listen, girlie, the sailors ous landings on enemy shores- Bus Station (Clay and Adams J at
run after my kisses." I and do the whole job in a hurry, 6:30.: It will make the return trip
WAVE: "Yeah? Well after the Defense Department reveals 'around midnight...The dinner be-

mine 'they limp." I The chemical process, developed 1 gins at seven and dancing is
by the Navy in cooperationwith from eight till twelve, music
Teacher: "Did you scold your a Princeton University scientist being furnished by the Station
little boy for mimicking me?" I j will harden beach sand Band. Next week Sidelights will
Mother: 'I only told him to stop. : [I within two to three hours. The carry a postmortem.ROUNDUPrJust .
acting like a fool." I mixing formula, secret, is said to I'I learned what

1 I be economical and plentiful.The may be no news to others; Ernie
1I j jI'
method is described Rodeillat is seriously
as a studying
I If all the automobiles in the
mixing and densification process photography and has "becom's
world were placed end to end it performed in a single run over 1 good at it that his services are
would be a Sunday afternoon. the sand with ordinary road 1 in demand. As a point in fact, he
building equipment. The ; is scheduled to "snoot"
opera i a wedding
The that'll floor' is the only sure fire tion can be completed at a rate ;, the last of April. Flossie Brun-
thing stop falling hair. of 12 feet a second. son, absent on the sick list for

She: Every time I come to Canada Tests have shown that sand .I almost a month, hopes to be back
I have to change to my heavy hardened by the process will support next week Polly McDonnel
.i Claims that instead
undies. You know, I'm from Flor- the weight of a slow-moving1(, the five-
: jeep within two hours and a year pin to which she is now entitled -
da.He: That so? I'm from Missou- seven-}on truck in three hours. she'd much rather get a
1. I -xDON'T fraternity pin to wear. ,? Get out
your t handkerchiefs, boys;" We
"Did know I had taken FUTURE l\I DDIES-Two Midshipmen airmen told you April was the crying
you up hopefuls, Marvin CHANCE TO
TAKE HOME month Bobbie
.. tory writing as a career?" O. Register, 'left, of Fighter Squadron 171 and Ronald C. Kel- I tricK in: Dixon, that sweet
"No, sold anything yet?' say of FASRon Sii. right, check' the World Atlas for mileage to I'THOSE WONDERFUL her Disbursing, has moved
"Yes,my ,watch, my saxophoneH the universities they hope to attend when they complex the pre- PRIZES: AT THR; CARNI- wedding date up to May and

my ')vercore'I paratory course I In! heir| NROTC training begin. nexf month. pjans?.. "' ....to fh depart,. 28th.Supply life next

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Can You Answer Bucherich Hurls 2-Hitter

This Question?

new Fine sports response quiz greeted contest the in As s' Locals Cop Initial Tilt .

last week's issue of the Jax
Air News, with the correct A sterling two-hit pitching performance by Ed Bucherich and
answer coming some 23 hours neat stickwork at timely intervals was a combination which gave
after publication.Now the NAS varsity softballers a 6-0 win in their season opener against
a weekly feature, the Sargent Seat Covers last Friday evening.
contest offers no prizes, but
haves plenty of room for dis- The tilt was the first of 12 I Bucherich Whiffs Nine
cussion and argument. All thatis games the locals will play in the The locals opened up for the
With Chct Faschanp p required is an answer to a first half of City League compe- first time in the bottom of the
simple question. Call in your tition. The second game was to fourth as Frank Stewart drew a
answers to the Air News. be played against Happy's Sports walk, and Tibbett, Bob Royal
For years and years baseball players have "sweated itout" The question this week is: Center last night and a third is and Frank Girardeau banged out
"When Babe Ruth left the slated for tomorrow evening at three doubles in succession to
on the diamonds in heavy clothing while fans in the
Yankees, who replaced him in Lackawanna Park with the CWA tally three runs.
bleachers and grandstands nourished themselves on soda the outfield nine the opponent. A lone tally came In the sixth
pop, beer and other cold drinks and sat comfortably attiredin Lt. Dick Garver of Physical Locals Impress when Tibbett garnered a single
polo shirts and summer slacks. Training department was the Dick Garver, who is coaching off Sargent hurler Jack Ramsey,
first to supply the correct ans- the NAS combine this year, an- stole second and came in on a ,.
The introduction of shorts and T-shirts into baseballby nounced this week that he
I wer to last week's question; early bingle off the bat of Bradley.The .
Fred Haney, coach of the Hollywood Stars, a Brooklyn "How many different ways was well satisfied with the per- last two runs were madein
Dodger farm club, several weeks ago has opened the road for can a batter get on first base formance of the team last Fri- the final seventh inning when

another big discussion in the baseball world. Haney, who has and name them?" day.While Dick Bradley has been sacraficed George Tirpak him singled to second, Bucherich, Stew.

his reasons for changing the uniform, predicted that the seeing plenty of action behindthe art drew a walk and Tibbett
new duds will become standard equipment in OrganizedBall Varsity Sofiballcrs# plate for the locals, his doubled to score Tirpak and
has .
throwing been and
arm sore Stewart.
within the next 360
everywhere days. "
coach Garver expects to have nine loaded the bases
Sargent's .
New Unies Are Streamlined Attire List Loop ScheduleNAS
Bill Robbins, a young lad who in the first, but only four men
Haney sent his boys onto the diamond in their new togs Varsity softball team, en- started with the NAS nine last went to bat in each of the re-
for the first time April Fool's Day and despite cat-calls, sexy tered in the Jacksonville City year, to help Bradley out with maining six innings. Local hurler
:whistles and other types of kidding, the players announcedthat {league this year, has ten more the catching chores. Robbins suf- Bucherich, who is noted for his
fered an injured hand early last
encounters to play in the first unusual windup, struck out nine
they liked the change. Haney explained the usefullnessof half of competition.The season and sat on the bench batters over the full route.
the new uniforms thusly, "It stands to reason that play-I next fray is slated for most of the time.Friday's Tibbet's heavy bat banged out
ers should be faster wearing them-and that half-step going tomorrow evening.The encounter started out two doubles and a single In four

down to first wins or loses many games." He also pointedout remainder of the first half rough erich, for who the couldn't local nine please as Buch the trips to the plate.x.
schedule follows
that the new uniforms weigh only one-third as much as April 21-CWA: at Lackawanna umpire, gave the first three batters i
the old outfits, even when soaked in perspiration.Far Park. free passes. A double play 0 & RTcecHJField

be it from us to say anything against the new unies, 26-Duval Motors team and strikeout from scoring.Lejeune halted. the Sargent
COP City VictoriesOverhaul
for when May, June and July roll around, Florida absorbs May 28 5--O&R Cecil, Field, "

plenty of warmth from the sun. Here at the Naval Air Sta- 8-Sargent Seat Covers Fells and Repair's civilian
tion, the new togs should be welcomed whole-heartedly. Or- Lackawanna. softball team, entered in the '
the and if the outfit is 12-Happy's Sport Center Jacksonville City League, won I
ganized Ball usually sets style, new its season-opener from Sargent
adopted, why shouldn't other classes of baseball use the idea. 17-Lackawannna CWA, NAS 3312JaxNavy's Seat Covers Monday night ,8-6

Of course, everything has its drawbacks, and the new 2 -Duval Motors, at Lackawanna Park.
links squad suffered -
unies may cause a few complications. One ardent fan voiced 26-Cecil Field, a 33.12 defeat at the handsof moundsman Neat eight hit Taylor hurling by

his approval of the uniform and in the same breath asked, 29-O&R, Lackawanna the Camp Lejeune Marines on instrumental Harry in the win while was

I "How are ball players with thin legs going to hold up the night Twin with bills the will first be played game start each the latters. home layout last heavy hitting by Joe Williams,

( stockings?" Well, accessories for such emergencies are beingmanufactured I ing at 2000.Ladies'. Thursday.Bill Ed Norton and Glenn Barrow
Foulk and Bob Thiel combined contributed heavily to the vie.
dayUniform -
every I for the Jax-Navy to register tory. All three of the O&R bats.
May Also Be Versatile a lone match victory for the men tagged Sargents' hurlers for
: When the French designers get a good grip on the idea: Play local combine as they downed two; hits apiece.

\, and they are usually interested in summer wear, who knows their leatherneck opponents 6-3. The score was tied 6-6 going .
:what may be produced for the well dressed ball player to Dick Hartman of the Lejeune into an extra tenth frame when
Lists Victors the local nine
team captured low medalist honors timely hitting gave
:wear. Can you imagine a baseballer running around on the I, with a 74 while John Spenderof two runs and the victory.
:field in a pair of shorts, lace trimmed on the bottom with a Shirley Rixey copped low gross Lejeune tied with Navy's Cecil Field's Navymen chalkedup
I big pink rose sewed neatly on one side in front? 'I honors with a 43 In the Class A Foulk for second with a 75. a 8-6 victory over CWA the'
If it weren't for the built in sliding pads, a runner might division of the Officers Wives Leo Marchel and Wright Northof same evening behind the seven
Golf Club meet held last week. hit hurling of Obie Aaron.
Jax-Navy lost six out of nine
( include a pillow to slide on as extra base-running equipment.
I Fuz Weber finished with 32 points to their and -xWashington -
a opponents !
Some lucky photographer with elastic ideas may even win a (AFPS-The 1950
to cop low net honors in the Andrew Leschak and Bob Taylor
cheesecake contest with a picture of his favorite baseball Class A division, with Nana lien- failed to capture a single point I All-Navy Football Championship
j, derson and Alice Lusk copping for the local team. Charles Drum- will be held Dec. 16 at Washington -
player.But, just think of the versatility of the uniforms. They I low gross and low net respectively wright and Dick Middleton of D. C., with the Commandantof
in Class B play. NAS took only one out of a possible the U. S. Marine Corps servingas
be worn for track, basketball, tennis, soccer and a num- '
may Class C low honors nine points and Joe Hill host. Group winners will play I
ber of other sports. What could be better than a versatile shared by Doris gross Galuszka and and Bill Lux took only two their way through a series of in
uniform for a versatile athlete. 'Donna Stahr, while Mary Auk- points for JaxNavy.The ter-group games up to the finals '
1 As long as fans go to a ball park to see the game of I land and Dorothy Payne dead. NAS combo plays Rollins during the period Dec. 2-16.
at Winter Park Fla., this I
College ,
locked for low net.
1 baseball played and not to whistle at the players' attire, we'reall In the April 4 match play tour- week-end. To date the Jax-Navy I I Chicago ( A F PS ) Earl L.
for the new unies. If it will give more freedom of movement Shirley Ziegler defeated ivot-diggert& have won four and (Curly) Lambeau, dean of pro-
t in fielding, throwing and running the bases, a better ney Cookie Kennedy 3 and 3, Shirley lost three team matches. fessional football coaches, with 31
I Individual scores against Camp years a mentor of the Green Bay
:ti brand of baseball may be played-Whoopee. Rixey downed Fuz Weber 3 and
one and Kathy Thorpe edged Lejeune were: Foulk 75, North Packers, has been named head
it Rex Barney, who for a while was posing as a big ques- Ann Dittmar 3 and 2 in Class A 79, Marchel 81, Leschak 82, Thiel coach of the Chicago Cardinals.
8-1, Lux 86, Hill 88, Taylor 88, Lambeau replaces Raymond .
tion mark on the Brooklyn Dodger ball club because of his play.In Class B competition Louise Middleton 90 and Drumwright 92. (Buddy) Parker.
:wildness in spring training, has regained his control and is Gingrich and Frances Denton

once more bound for the major league battles. deadlocked, Alice Lusk defeated
Barney, local baseball fans will remember, visited the Irma Dudley 5 and 4, Betty Be- j
lax Navy Boys' Baseball Training School several weeks: ago dell downed Nana Henderson 1-
with horde of hopefuls there. up, Edna Luckie and Betty Sut-
favorite the
and was quite a ton tied, Pearl Davis topped A.
Barney's speech here was one of the most impressive given. Engstrom 1-up, Zula Cunningham .
The lad exudes with confidence, courage, knowledge and per- bested Hazel Hirst 6-up and Fr
Alexis DeLaMater downed Lil
long ago, Barney couldn't find the plate in spring Johnson Ginny 3-up.Briggs defeated M. L. l

practice tilts, and some people were satisfied that he was Howard 3-up and Mary Aukland f": l S # :Z vYl.
washed up, as far as major league ball was concerned. beat Mary Kaiser 4 and 3 in err
Dodger prexy Branch Rickey, however, experimented on Class C competition.x .
of the club traveling north. Now Bar- 4
Rex while the rest was Camden, N. J. (AFPSJerseyJoe
ney says he is in top shape and explains his early spring Walcott will meet Hein Ten
trouble thusly: "During the latter part of the 48 season I Hoff for the German heavyweighttitle

broke my left ankle. Last year I was afraid of hurting it next May in Stuttgart, Ger- "
will receive
Walcott a
again, and in trying to favor my ankle, I changed my foot many.$7,500 guarantee plus transportation -
t work. I didn't realize it, but I have been putting my feet with an option of 40 per cent
down wrong. I didn't follow through on the throw. I didn't of the gross receipts, tax free, and

f '- know it, but I changed my motion." training expenses.-x-

Berlin, N. II. (AFPS)-Olavi
Hi Diddle Dumpling
: PLENTY 0 F TICKETS I John, I Alakulpi formerly of Finland, ) !
My on,
STILL LEFT FOR CHRYSLER now an Army sergeant stationed I
i;I Went to bed with his stockings on. with an equipment testing unit II I
, CONVERTIBLE AND One shoe off and one shoe on,
atop Mt. Washington, won the 11- -or-- ---------- -- .
[z OUTBOARD MOTORBOAT Boy, was he plastered! mile irtvjtation cross-country ski ilEA VY CLOUT-Jax Navy's Ace Woolbright connects fora I
- race for,the'' second consecutiveyear. >double in the seventh frame of the game against Fort Jackson
j TO BE GIVEN AWAY AT philosophy: Live alone andNAVY His time'was 56 minutes 13 here 'Sunday. Fort Jackson won the first fray, 22-8, but the locals -
CARNIVAL. la&1 it. seconds. came back to win the second 3-1.

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Tars open 7-day F Bosebollers Divide Poir

Home Friday
stay <'.

-," The Jacksonville Tars return to & ,, With Ft. Jackson Nine
their home grounds Friday night y 81k ( ;
to play host to the Charleston
Rebels in the first fray of a

4 time seven-night is 2015.home stand. Game Meet PI In 2 Tilts HerePlaying

.. The local Sally league entry
clashes with the strong Charleston -
crew in a four game series hot and cold ball, the Jax-Navy baseballers won
with single games on tap tomor- two, tied one and lost one over a period of seven days and
row and Saturday night and a t. will return to service competition when they tangle with a
double header Sunday. Night visiting Parris Island nine on Mason Field this evening at s
2015 after-
frays get underway at ,
noon games begin at 1430. The 1600. A second tussle with the PI Marines is scheduled for
first fray of Sunday's double tomorrow evening at the same time.
header :ommences at 1300.
The local nine slated to frame to the first of the
avenue Augusta bailiwick comes to Monday the Myrtle night "..."'_1.<..7Noei....._.....a7w.._.._._._..........._.mmnr_-_ ...... .--.. www..--. play the Flint Mich.was, "Red Ar- game. A score brace of walks run handedout

'. to open a four-game series with ATTEMPTED PICK-OFF University of South Carolina's rows", a Class A ball club of the to Don Manning and Ace w ,
manager Hal Gruber's Tars. Jack l\litchellieaps back to first as Jax-Navy's first baseman Ace Detroit Tigers organization, yes- Woolbright set up the other two -;
Special buses for all Tars home Woolbright waits for a toss from portsider Joe Gushanas in action terday evening. Taking to the runs which were scored when
games will operated throughoutthe during their fray. South Carolina won the tilt, 7-L road for the third time this sea- Becker beat out an infield
season. The buses leave Hem- son, the Jax-Navy nine will meet grounder.Lose.
ming Park beginning at 1845 and the Little Creek Amphibs in Vir- Crowd Pleaser
return to downtown Jacksonville Fast Action Features Start ginia Sunday and Monday. The Fort Jackson's Lee Kinsey y,
.. immediately following the ball locals will return to their home pitched two-hit ball, but heads-
roost to play host to Eglin Field up base running by the local
.. game.Club officials have announced Of Intra-mural Softball loops next Wednesday and Thursday.Ace Navy men brought victory. The
,. that season tickets are still availS moundsman Bob Becker Army team's only score came in
able at Donaldson's on West Security's power-packed intra- tossed six-hit ball and knockedin the seventh when a threebaggerwas
Adams streetMen's mural softball team recorded a mance by FASron Six's Speed the winning run with an infield followed by a single. x
-x- I 22-2 triumph while the Chief Miller was over-shadowed by safety to pace the NAS com- One umpire and a pair of error
Petty Officers, Photo Lab, and his erring team mates when the bo to a 3-1 triumph over Fort making ball clubs gave approxi-
Ringer Play NARTU registered other victoriesas opposing Ordnance and Gunnery i Jackson on Mason Field Monday mately 200 spectators plenty of
.. the National league division of nine scored twice on three errors evening.Bill laughs as the Fort Jackson team
the station intra-mural softball in the sixth frame to win 2-1. Crane, local shortstop con- took a 22-8 game from the Jax-:
Now In ProgressClimbing tournament swung into action FASron Six scored its only run nected for a homer in the first Navy nine last Sunday.
in the fourth
last week Tuesday.The inning. Much to the embarrassment of
fast as one of the American league got un- The same afternoon, FASron th'e local nine, the soldiers over-
top men of golf at NAS, Bill derway last Thursday with five 109 took a close game from Operations Mixed 2-Ball Play came a 8-2 deficit by scoring (
Foulk moved to the front in the teams-O&R, O&G, FASron 109, Flight Line 9-3, VF-171 seven runs in the third inning.
top class of the f Men's Ringer VF-171 and Fleet Wing 11- topped VA-15 by a 16-6 count Enters Last Five more runs in the fifth, four
tourney for April with a card of chalking up first game victories. and Fleet Wing 11 tripped VF-11 Stage scores in the sixth and four runs
62 for the par 72 layout. The Security nine's 22-2 triumph in a free-scoring 21-20 affair.A in the eighth were recorded by
Right behind Foulk in the was greatly aided by Larry schedule for today's and With 12 Finalists I the Fort Jackson team while Pete
Class A field is Leo Marchel witha I Milligan's 3-hit pitching perfor- next Tuesday's games are else- Schiro, who started as catcher,
65 while Wright North is third mance and James Daiker's three where on the sports pages. : took the mound and stumped the
with a 68. safeties in four trips to the plate. -x- :1 The Station Mixed Two-ball Navy batsmen for seven innings.
Andy Leschak is on top in the The CPO's chalked up a 11-4 win Foursome golf tournament moved Army hurlers before Schiro took
second division of golfers with a over VF-13 while Photo Lab Slate For Intra-mural I I into its final round )f play this over were Kinsey and Joe Med-
sup-par score of 64 followed by downed Supply 16-9 and NAR- week with 12 golfers slated to len. Navy moundsman Chuck
Bill Brockhaus with a 73 and TU topped the First Lieutenantteam Softball Play Revealed j battle it out for honors in three Webb gave way to Jake Duvall
Dick Middleton with a 76. 18-2. Hospital ofthe, National classes before Sunday who in turn was relieved by
In the third class, comprised of circuit was given a bye. VP-5. The American league takes In the Class A group, Tony and Thad Laird in an attempt to halt
.. golfers with handicaps from 17 a newcomer to the league, will over the softball diamonds today !Joy Grego hold the upper hand the Army team's scoring.
to 23, Fred Lusk holds sway take over Personnel's schedule.The and next Tuesday, April 25th. having defeated Bill and Kathy I y
with a 79. Ned Wade is second Personnel nine dropped out The schedule for both days is as Thorpe 6 and 5 in the semifinals The NAS combo returned from
follows: last week. The Grego duo Camp Lejeune with an 8-6 win
89. of competition before the league
with an and 7-7 tie the latter of
The fourth group has fifteen started. Today April 20th will meet Franklin and Shirley a part
FASron Six vs VP-3-Diamond Rixey for the championship this last week.
entries and is being led by Ray Miller Hurls Two-Hitter
No. 6. week. The Rixey couple defeated I Draw 12 Walks
Sampson with a 77. Harold Ferguson In the American circuit, two
is right behind with 79 and close pitching duels developed.The Ord & Gun. vs O&R DiamondNo. Leo and Jean Marchel one-up' Joe Gushanas gave up four hitsas
W. F. Lyons is third with a 80. O&R combine eked out a 1-0 5.Fleet in the semi-final round. the locals downed the Ma-
Interested personnel can still win over VP-3 when Whitey Wing 11 vs VF-171-Field Dave and Nana Henderson will rines 8-6 in an affair which saw
enter the tournament and play Moon's four-hit pitching perfor- No. 4. meet Steve and Alexis DeLa- 12 local batters credited with
their eight, eighteen-hole rounds. mance gave him his first win. VA-15 vs FASron 109 Dia- Mater for the Class B crown. walks. The Navy portsider struck
-x- The O&R nine scored the lone mond No. 3. The Henderson d ; out nine Marines. The leather-
Tennis run of the game in the fifth can- VF-11 vs Flight LineField Blackie and Cookie Kenney 2 necks were in front 6-3 at the
Tourney to when two timely singles sent No. and 1 in the semi-finals while beginning of the seventh frame
Starts Next WednesdayFriday "Lew" Lewicki across the plate.In 2.Tuesday, April 25th the DeLaMater pair knocked off when several free passes, coupled
evening at 1600 is the the other close contest, a VF-11 vs VP-3-Diamond No. Bush and Donnie Bringle 2 and 1. with Marine errors and a single '
closing time for entries in the sterling two-hit pitching perfor- 5. In the Class C group, Porter by Ace Woolbright accounted for
station-wide table 'tennis tourna- ----- --- VA-15 vs O&R-Diamond No. and Betty Bedell will meet Har- five runs. Bill Crane led at the
.. ment which begins in the recrea- 4. old and Mary Kiser in the finalgo plate with two doubles in four
tion room of Barracks "G" next Fleet Wing 11 vs FASron Six this week. The Bedell's semi- trips. y
Wednesday Physical Training Winners Revealed Field No. 2. finals victory was a 4-up triumphover The earlier Lejeune game saw
officials announced.The Flight Line vs Ord & Gun.- Lcdr. and Mrs. Windsor Jax-Navy leading in the early
tournament will decide Diamond No. 6. while the Kiser's topped Bob and innings by a 7-2 count. But, when
both the singles and doubles In Carnival MeetA VF171 vs FASron 109Field Edna Luckie 2 and 1. hurler Bob Becker's arm troubled
champions of NAS, and if No. 3. Trophies will be awarded fol- him Jake Duvall took over the
enough interest is shown in the new twist to golf tourna- The National league will resume lowing completion of play with mound and allowed the Marinesto
sport more tournaments may be ments at NAS was introduced on I play next Thursday, April both winners and runners-up in knot the score by giving up
.... held in 'he near future. the local links last week-end 27th. -each group-receiving--awards.-- three singles and four walks.
Entry blanks are available at when 36 avid divot-diggers teed Webb relieved Duvall with two
. the Physical Trai/ng office in off in the first Jax-Navy Carni- Skeeimen Annex Service LaurelsAt out in the seventh and stemmedthe
building 930. Ear/ tourney win val Blind Bogey golf tournamentto Marine rally. Third baseman
ners will be decided in three fight for bits of paper. Richard Henry collected two
..' games with the first one to win The paper, however, proved to Peach Blossom Open Tourney bingles in four trips to lead
two tilts the victor. The finals be chances on the merchandise Navy in stickwork.
winners will have to take three being given away at the Charity I Jax-Navy's five leading skeet. I : I I -x- _
out of five duels.x. Carnival near the end of April, men combined their efforts to BI sn-; ownwit) a 484:HighPoint
and were joyously collected by capture the Service Championship N. C. was second with a Foulk Snares CPO
the tournament winners after in the Spartanburg, N. C., 480 and Spartanburg third with ,
I[ sponTsauiz I play was completed. Peach Blossom Open shoot witha 474. Golf TournamentBill
Betty Bedell, Bob Thiel and 473x500 tally last weekend.It .
QUESTIONS: Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Leeth tied for was the first registered meet Francis Ellis, a week-end War- Foulk's 74 was good enoughto
1. What young New York Ranger first place in the affair last weekend victory for the local aggregationthis rior of the local NARTU, cap- snare top honors in the monthly -
was voted outstanding rookie I with net scores of 40 each. year. Ken Pendergras paced tured the Class AA crown by CPO golf tournament held on
In the National Hockey Leaguefor Runners-up were Porter Bedell.] the locals in their victory by registering blasting 75 clay birds in succes- the local links last Saturday.
1948-49? Buck Norton, Paul Miller and a perfect 100x100 tallyto sion in a shoot-off for the crown Dave Kelleher won the "kick- .
.. 2. What fighter, after winning Jack Chitty with 37's. capture the Class A individ with Ray Idol of High Point. I er" prize with a 79 tally. Al Skin- '
. the heavyweight boxing cham- Another affair of the same ual crown. Pendergras is the I Both of the shooters broke 99 ner banged 265 yarder on the
pionship in 1935, was defeated in kind is being held on the NAS third Jax-Navy shooter to break clay birds in the regular firing, No. 5 hole for driving honors .I "
his first defense of the crown? links this week-end and all golf 100 birds straight in registeredskeet and Idol missed two on his third while Chuck Schoder sank a 28- ';a.
3. If a batter hits a ball which ers at the Air Station are invitedto competition over the past 25 bird shoot off round to give foot putt on the 18th green.
strikes the pitching rubber and enter. few years. Bill Arthur and Gene Ellis the win.JaxNavy's. Guido Ruscetta came within
then rebounds behind home plate, The entrance fee of $.50 per Varner hit perfect tallies last triggermen will en- two feet of the pin on No. 3 hole
is it a fair ball or foul ball? person is used to purchase the season. ter the Jacksonville Azalea for honors in the accurate drive ":.
4. In golf,-a player may be out tickets which are awarded at the While the Air Station's No 1 Open meet at the JacksonvilleGun ing division while Bob Cantin's '
of bounds to play a ball lying:. completion of play. team was annexing the service Club this week-end. nice iron work caused him to use .
within bounds. True or false? ANSWERS'a3uaiauo0 championship over Fort Brag First team scores at the meet his putter only 27 times over "
I 5. Clemson, Davidson and Duke : xuatnnogg 'S and Camp Lejeune, a were, Pendergras 100, Bill Ar- the 18-hole course. '0- '
are all members of what collegiate UOJJD3S: '6 alms \ ', athletic conference. 8G broke 463 clay birds. Nick Gallitano 91, and Herb achre had to use his putter 36
MAKE IT A DATE. PLAN alms ut! pauH3P SB neq :nojmt '1: The Jax-Navy triggermen also Howell 90. Second team scores times. In the high scoring divis-
'ZZ: aunt sir 1 took fourth in the regular firing were Mac McElroy 95, Sam ion, John O'Donnell needed 105
'i 1 TO ATTEND THE BIG CARNIVAL aof osoi apoppBjg{: tujf 'Z. with their 473 mark. The Au- Helms 95, John Barleon 94, Herb! strokes to carry him the J8-hole
APRIL 28 & 29. puni I muad 'I gusta Gun Club won the Peach Pistole 91 and Chuck Myers 87 distance.


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i May 1. Coward 3855 Ortega
Blvd. Ph. 28707.
ii* i Rm. furn. Conven. to NAS. Mr.
1 Lee Shultz, 1447 Avondale Ave.
Ph. 2-5930.
lp r Wanted couple to share brick
,I 'fld i 'y t as 'Nlc + { ti S a; o home. $60 mo. Mrs. Standen,
4728 Ramona Blvd. Ph. 2-8726
Rent May 1. 6 rm furn. house. '
( $65 mo. On Collins Road south
NAS. Neva Abel Rt. 4, Box:
2 bdrm house near NAS. Mrs.
Bennett. Ph. 21433.
Will share home with couple Mrs.
, d FY W. -R. Taylor, 1218] Dancy. Ph.
Moa apt 's block east of Man
etta school. Furn. or unfurn.
I Ir Howard, 117 E. Church. Ph.).
+ 3 rm. furn apt. Cundiff, 656 College
f St
2 rm furn. apt. Elec. kitchen. Mrs.
s RECEIVE SERVICE AWARDS-Nineteen civilian employees of the station were awarded pins G. L. Loggins Ph. 77959.
and certificates for services ranging: from 5 to 20 years with the Navy. The 20-year men, show in Large rm. $5 ea. for 2. Mrs. Over,
front row, include, left to right. Rufus A Peurifoy, Jr., Lee Milliard Lawrence Boyer, Francis 2723 Herschel St. Ph. 2-6524
Gardner and Arlington Bennett Nobel Farmer, also eligible, is absent from the photo. 15-year Single rm. Gentlemen preferred.
men in the renter row are left to right, Lester Rountree, Tullis Kirkland, Earl: Wysonff, and John Mrs. Davis. 814 King St. Ph.). -
McAndrews. Ten-year men. in rear are, John Kist Arthur Lynn, Edward Megonigal, David Dicks! 7-4887.
& f'e Jr., Ethel Swiller, Mary Dunbar, Herman. Steyerman and Charles Green. Julian Slade, another 10-
year man, is missing: from the picture.
--- cook and do
Wanted-Lady to 1
i housework for 1 or 2 wks. between .
First Oil-Laden Mav 1 and 13. Bom an,
I 1 I 3310 B Gibbs Ave. Ext. 280. '
; I Lost-3 keys in Dewey Park. On
Tanker to UnloadAt J Calendar leather case. Crosby.. Trailer I

T25- I / i ;51. Dewey Park. Ext.. 233.
i Nuisery-Leh me keep your
New TerminalThe
Of Coming EventsHeie' babies while you work, shop or
=" -= play. Mrs. Parrish, 2937 Algonquin
tanker TonI, (carrying 30- Ave.
000 barrels l of aviation gasoline is Ride Wanted from the vicinity of
:z: opta scheduled to arrive Saturday at Lackawanna Pk. Walking his
zy the Navy's Trout River fuel l'ter- 0700 to 1530. Ph. Bittaker ext.
: : minal..
y 389.
> =:
.... c:: -n The Tonti will be the first Ride wanted. Vicinity Church &
: c tanker to unload aviation gasoline Main. Hours 0730":" 1000. Mrs.
-< 3Jot: at the terminal converted Robeits. Pho. ext. 443.

Z last summer at a cost of approxI- f -x-
> mately $400,000, from a wartime> i
C"s) ;; : oil storage facility to its presentusage Plans
V1 A second tanker, the Pe-
= a.n a glimpse at the Recreation schedule for the next seven
U" gonu. will sail in three weeks (Continued from Page 1)
days at NAS.
: = > from Lake Charles La., carryinganoth'er 1'on.I'1U1.. 20th Parris Island's baseball team invades Jacksonville area, has acceptedthe
9 > :: O- 30.000 barrels. Mason Field to open a two-game series against Jax-Navy. Game responsibility for carrying -
... "0 *0 *::-:: _. Located about ]16 miles up the time is 1600.FRIDAY. out the program in this area. Lt.
-T > ;>, ? St. John's River from the Atlantic APRIL 21sl-Jax-Naw completes its series with the Col! Norton commanding officerof
N -f I I1ft at Trout River on Herkscher Parris Island nine Action begins at ]1600WEDNESDAY. the Marine detachment hens
: -< I : Drive, the fuel terminal consistsof APRIL 2Gth-Eglm Field's "Eagles" open a two- will act as project officer for the -
CD NJ = -O 229 acres, on which the four game series against Jax-Navv on the local diamond at ]1900 military participation Col. Bol\
storage tanks were erected dur- SWIMMING-Swimming pools are open daily from 1000 to 2100.] Seitner and Robert Milam are co-
IfI ing the last: war The Navy acquired l\10VltS--Consult Theatre Guide chairmen for the civilian participation. .
o) :: the property on lease afterit N01'ICE-ChE'ck Sports Pages for mtra-mural schedule with Nathan Mallison a<
Vf w :J> > i o'hO was first offered for sale bv general chairman
the Defense Plant Corporation at 1 Club :Makes Available Heretofore each branch of serVice
:D Navy To Accept 265
the lose of hostilities was honored on its own day.
s ri I |: To Supply Needs Private Party RoomsThe With a two-fold mission, Armed
The conversion job was comPleted Civilian Intern Billets Forces Day is designed to familiarize .
.. -- : : =: on contracts let by the Leatherneck Club, located the American people with
c: > :: Works Department last Washington (AFPS-) Applications just outside the Naval Air Station the state of Defense and to encourage .

: : summer. Two of the tanks are of are being accepted by the has announced the openingof public attention to the
80,000 barrel capacity and two Navy to fill 265 billets in its its "private party and meetingroom. services on the occasion.
r- of 55.000 barrel capacity. When annual civilian intern ." The slogan for this year's observance
filled, they will !supply aviation will be "Teamed For
? ::= gasoline needs of the Naval Air which will begin July 1, 19'>0. The special room i is made available Defense". _
i Station and Fleet Air Jacksonville The applicants must be graduates to all members who wish to With its members scattered
'lJ r or senior students of an arrange for banquet or special throughout a tense war-scarred
si: I Up until this time the gasolinewas approved medical school and, if affairs. Other clubs without meet- worldon occupation duty, sea<
: I hauled by barge from Port accepted, will be assigned to internship ing rooms of their own can also patrol or with missions in liberated -
it for their own private
:'" I Everglades near Fort Lauderdale in civilian hospitals and : countries Armed Forces
II where the Navy leases a 90,000 centers parties. There is no charge for Day has a special significance. It
I barrel tank from the Belcher Oil use of the room, merely sufficient
candidates is a symbol of the American people's
Accepted are
i Terminal Besides NAS Jax NAS appointed notice for reservation is needed
lieutenants ( i will and the Armed Forces'goal
I juniorgrade '
Miami and the Naval Station at I -x- of helping the democratic? -
) in the Medical Corps, Naval
---. --. Key West also were supplied Reserve and must serve 24 I' people of the world in their
from Port Everglades. Mac Dill months active duty after completion Blue AngelsContinued struggle for peace and their own
Field, Air Force Base, will now Internship.x free government.
be supplied from the Belcher Oil of ( from Page 1)) x_ "
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tank, replacing NAS Jax. The "Panther", listed in the Traffic Cop: "Don't you know ,
Further expansion of the Trout GOO-plus miles an hour class, is what I mean when I hold up my ,
River fuel terminal is under consideration Buy At Your powered bv a Pratt & Whitney hand""
it is reported by J-2 Turbo Wasp engine developing Old Lady: "I ought to. I was a
Comdr Eugene J. Peltier Pub. 5000 pounds of thrust. In school teacher for 40 years! "
I IK Works otficer although completion Navy Exchange spite of this tremendous power
of the full plan depends and speed, the "Panther", by use Movie Usher: (to waiting line)
largely upon federal appropriations of dive brakes flaps and a rev- "I have one seat next to a man
of about $4,000,000 for the AM u SUI'POKT YOl'IlKKCIIKATION olutionary development of wing: eating potato chips."
Mayport area. FUND- slots, can be slowed down to the
---- -- low speeds necessary for carrier Burlesque show: Where everyone
--Dress Clothinglilitary ; I is from Missouri.
Real Spirit --:\ Uniforms landings--- -- '

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big prizes will be given away Electrical Appliances Send Your Jax Air News Home

each night, including three refrigerators *Sports Equipment:
three electric ranges:( ,
Household (;Co.l

Y television two washing sets machines will ,be and given two Luggage I FROM: ............_......... .......m.............._ PLACE

away. .Jewelry TWO

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present to win the Chrysler or .- .-* STAMP
boat but they must be on handto i
Auto Accessor
win the other fine pl' zes. -
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