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Jax air news
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United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
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May 25, 1950


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. To Observe Memorial Day, Tuesday, May 30th

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... Headquarters of the Commander fleet Air Jacksonville, Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander; Fleet Air Wing 11
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:' Air Group 7 A Y y I It Mayport Project

.. From QuonsetTrains 1 I! I Passed By House

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, Here Bill Authorizes ConstructionOf

\ Four squadrons of Carrier Carrier Basin TerminalThe
Air Group Seven, normally
":. based at Quonset Pt.,*-Rhode huge military public works bill authorizing con

Island, have arrived here at struction of the Mayport area project was passed late Tues
day by the House of Representatives, it was reported from
NAS to in three weeks
" engage .. \Af"crilnrfA: ,
- of intensive t *<<01 > "" 'owo.i\, > .v \ 'U. .......,, "B.IUUIjt:: ; vu
: : flight training
: 1 I The House Armed Services
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operations in the Jacksonvillearea. 1 carrier basin
!." rJ\. committee approved the bill earl- amounting to $1,-
I i';t"<<' +?hT < a ,;. I.!...., ..;\-. 'f.'r J.' J.. ier this year and it just recently 920,000 plus a $3,175,000 projectfor
." I ,, ,i'Z "' the Senate. The bill willi the Trout River fuel storage
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of ,
Consisting Fighter Squad- '!' A-o ,. y.. ,'f'< l' i now undergo ironing out of mi- facility.
tons 72, 73, and 74 and Attack < < ". .:.pj' t. ''..,,:,"". ,/ nor differences before actual The proposed new construction
Squadron 75, the air '" ; :. N't. < '4' '' .
Quonest : / work is oegun. project at Mayport will make
group which arrived yesterday, :t '. ,.t 4iiiY : < : : The military projects bill Jacksonville a great naval aviation -

comes to Jacksonville to take ad- -' \: ,",,:r<) .) ;...; { f.t.!: :.;;\ tp.( > ... .:, . vantage of the almost ?( : l'l.
perfect fly- Air Force construction in U.S. and important military bases in the!
ing conditions prevalent in this i i abroad amounting to $665,000,000does : country.

area. ; i\t\ no', appropriate! funds. It -x-
Present plans call' for Air Group : j : only authorizes the projects for ; National Notice
7 to use the office space temporarily construction. The appropriationbills
vacated by Carrier Air Group ,. are yet to be debated and
., 17, now on training maneuversin .... >>'" *?i'.. "'M.._1 :*' voted upon. '
>; : :t: : : .< '_: 'On NAS Savings
the Caribbean.Following .
;J" :. ; The_ two measures pertaining! .to
the completion of the call for the
their training stint here:Air Group ARMED FORCES DAY PARADE-Leading musical organization 1 enlargement Mayport of project the Mayport Air
7 will return to Us home base of the Armed Forces Day parade as it moved through down- Station and construction of a Bond CampaignNationwide
at Quonset around June 16. town Jacksonville is the Naval Air Station band, in the lorefront. i _
Assigned the task of supporting An Army color guard and company of troops are shown in the I publicity will
rear. Last Saturday marked the first observance of Armed Forces
the visiting squadrons is Fas- Day throughout the nation. WantedThe he given to Naval Air Station
ron Six which will be called upon -- Jax by the U. S. Treasury
not to only service the aircraft : for the "remark-
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but also to furnish ground personnel Memoriol Jax Air News once again
as well, since enlisted person- Services announces the dire need of additional able gain" scored by the station
nel of Air Group 7 did not make staff members. Per- in the payroll savings:

the trip. sonnel with writing experienceare campaign held this spring, it

preferred but experience is has been revealed.The .

Religious Rites i To Honor Wur Deod not absolutely necessary. campaign, which was clio
Interested personnel at NAS. maxed with a huge all-station
or any other station, who would
I A 21-gun salute from the station's battery of twin threeinchguns dance and coronation of a sav-
like to try their hand as Jax
NextVednesday will highlight brief ceremonies Tuesday as the Naval Air Sta- Air News reporters can write to ings bond queen, saw the com
-r g I' tion joins the rest of the nation in observance of Memorial Day or contact the Jax Air News ed- bined military and civilian \participation -
in the
which has been declared a holiday for military and civilian per- payroll savings
itor In Room 125. main administration
At St. Edward'sSt. : sonnel. plan jump to 72 per cent. The
building, or call Ex-
boosted the from
i The holiday salute will be firedat tension 8184, jump a
Edward's pels low 11th place to third among
drape at NAS one-minute interval beginning There Is a good future for
will be the scene of the annual I at 1200 Tuesday. Colors will During the ceremony in which journalists in the Navy aeronautical activities and the
. .... ceremony of the crooning of the be at half-mast from 0800 until I anyone may present a flower, I leader in percentage increase.
Blessed Virgin next -- ---- The recent drive which resulted
Wednesdayat the final shot is fired Chaplain Bryant acting 1---
1900. The public is invited. I Special Memorial-services honoring station senior chaplain will de- ; Air News Offices in a 36 per cent overall gain,
will be used model in
as a pro-
The coronation will be held in the war dead will also be livir the dedicatory prayer. The I the national Independence

conjunction with the weekly No- held two days earlier, on Sun- ceremony will close with blow- Stay Open TuesdayIn i I Bond moting Drive now in progrE.'Ss.ConUnued .
and will have Nellie ing of taps.
vena service day, with short, simple but im- I ( on Page 2))

Owens, daughter of Chief and pressive ceremonies. Special Message answer to many queries, __u ____ _'_ __ -- _
Mrs. Carl Owens, in the role of All hands, military and civil- Memorial services are sched- the Jax Air News will appearon
May Queen I ian, will have Tuesday off, except I uled at All Saints' Chapel and Thursday June 1 as sched- Thirty Officers
Miss Owens will crown the for duty sections and neces- St. Edward's chapel Sunday uled, despite the holiday Tues- ,
statue of the Blessed Virgin and I sary maintenance personnel. at 1045 and 0900 respectively. day May 30.
read the Act of Consecration. A Highlight of the Sunday Memorial I Special services are in order also Offices of the Jax: Air News Taking Exams
'.. procession of children, singing i observance will be a short for Tuesday at St. Edward'schapel will be open all day Tuesdayto
hymns, will immediately precede ceremony at 1200 noon on the at 0800. accept news. Units, depart-
the coronation. apron near the Operations build- I Branch 91, Fleet Reserve Association ments and divisions contemplating For Promotions

Benediction of the Blessed Sac- ing where flowers will be accepted and Ladies Auxiliary Unit full respite from work,
rament will conclude the service placed -on a plane and I 91 of Jacksonville will participate Tuesday are requested to have !i Some 30 officers stationed at
with visiting priests from Jack flown out to be strewn at sea in j in the Memorial services Sunday their copy ready for next NAS are putting the results of
sonville participating, Chaplain accordance with Navy tradition. I at All Saints' chapel, with Chap. week's issue by Friday and I j weeks an4 months of "boning" Mol
John J. Burns, acting station ''The ceremony will be preceded I lain Wilbur Bryant conducting. must be in the editorial offices "cramming" on paper as they
Catholic chaplain, has announced. I bv services at both station cha (Continued on Page 8)) not later than Monday at 1600. pass through the rigors of professional -
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., ; examinations in their attempt

New Feature AppearsIn for promotions.
Twenty-five of the officers, who
are seeking their next respectiveboost '
Air News
Today's upwards in rate, have already -

their exam,
... A new feature Can't-Help- while about five of them are completing -
Its", makes its first appearanceon the tetts this week. The
page five of today's!! Jax: Air
exam in most cases an long
NewsA aa three days.Included .
report of incidents, humorous in the group taking;
... serious and otherwise, re- theexams are.
suiting from civilian %ick call, Lt. Robert Gillock Fleet Air
plus many tips on how to keepfit Wing 11; LTJG James A. Mitchel,
and healthy, especially dur Fasron 109; LTJG Clayton
ing these hot days, will be offered Thomas, VP-5; Lt, Leslie Hesl .toll,
in the new column. It is expected LTJG Irving Knudson. LTJG Wil-
to be a weekly feature. liam Ziegler, Ens. Charles Clark
.' Also included inside the pagesof and Ens. David Arter, all of VI'-
today's issue are highlights:( of 3; LTJG Cedric Hansen, Fasion 6;
the news! ,-station, national and LTJG Edward Bain. VF-H; Lt.
local-plus several good feature Chester Briggs, LTJG Howard
articles. Here's your guide: Madden LTJG Laura Stevens,
Lcdr. Silas Cunningham and Lcdr
Armed 3
Day. Page George Moore, Jr., all of NAS
Freezes __. Page 5
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Can't-llelp-lts Page Jax.Lt.. Robert Regan, LTJG Vincent
Classified Bulletin. Page 8
Anania, LTJG Randall Pro-
CPO Notes Page 4 I
2 tho, LTJG Claren Stephenson
Divine Services
Page and Ens. Max Morris, of VK-lTl;
NARTU NotesRecreation Page 2 "-: _;"' >>_ _.......r- Ujl 'IIi_ Lt James Campbell and Ens. "

Report from Ashore Washington Page Page 2 2 FIRST CARNIVAL CIIECK-Duval County Unit of the America Cancer .Society was the recipient Robert Vermilya, VP-12; LTJG +

\ .'" Snorts Page 6, 1 of the first donation from the Navy's charity fund raised from thi.. .-y carnival. Capt. Joseph Bolger VF -13; LTJG
., Supply Sidelights Page 8 Alviii I. Malslrom, NAS commanding officer made the presentation of an $800 check to William Charles Johnson, USNH, Lcdr
Theatre Guide. Page 3 i Catlin, Sr., chairman of the drive sponsored .by the Jacksonville Exchange Club. Left to right are Walter C Barnes. Fasron 8; Lode
Tricky Quicky Page 5 I Joseph Walsh, member of Cancer committee; ThedUore Fritch, general chairman of the carnival; William Thorpe. ComFalr Jax andLcdr
Traffic Violations Page 4 Captain Malstrom; Mr, Catlin, and Ira J, Varnedae, president of the Exchange Club. Dick: Wheat, ComFair laIC.Statioll ti

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 25 May 1950


Jax Air News Report From Washington

Station.Published Jacksonville every, Fla.NAS Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air Civilian Components Number 2,500,000Defense

Capt. Alvin I. Malstrom____Commanding Officer Leaders Heard In Broadcast
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell.__._______Executive Officer Dent.

Fleet Air JacksonvilleRear By Armed Forces Press Service The Air Force has assigned to the MilitaryAir

Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery_______. -- Commander Civilian components of the Armed Forcesare Transport Service primary responsibilityfor
Fleet Air Wing Eleven at their greatest peacetime strength, with the training of a "military airlift forcr-
Capt. George C. Montgomery _.._ ....Commander more than two and a half million enrolled, that can be rapidly and efficiently expandedto "

Comdr. Charles Robertson____.._...__._.__..Chief Staff Officer of whom 710,000 are in drill-pay status. meet Mobilization. Day. .requirements.
Hospital of Public Relations -
The Air Force Directorate
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton__-.-. _Commanding Officer Leaders of all branches of the Departmentof has been shifted from of the
Capt. Guy E. Stahr___ _____.....Executive Officer Defense participated ir. the 600th broadcastof Air Force Secretary to the office jurisdiction of the Chief
NARTU "People's Platform" over the Columbia of Staff. Brig Gen. Sory Smith was named
Capt. Frederic W. Priestman.___..Commanding Officer Broadcasting System's network, Sunday, May director, succeeding Mr. Stephen F. Leo, who

Comdr. John Barleon._.____.._...._________.Executive Officer 21. joined the National Security Resources Boardas
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration i Special Assistant to Chairman W. Stuart
building. Phone extension 8184. The Board of Directors of the New York Symington.
Editor-Andrew 11. Planey Infirmary has announced plans to dedicate the *
cancer detection floor of their new building A Selection Board to choose permanentand
Staff Members-Chester Paschang, SN; Virginia Rogers, SN,
and Shirley Ritoch, SN. as a memorial to women who served in the temporary brigadier and major generalsof
Armed Forces in World War II. Alva Chris-
The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station the Air Force will convene at Washingtonon
Jacksonville, Florida I and printed commercially I with non-appropriated fundsat tensen, editor of the WS (All Women's Service or about June 12.
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVKXDS P-35, Rev. ) Journal is chairman of the committee *
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free<< of charge at the Naval Air Station, the arranging the dedication. During the recent "Exercise Swarmer" in
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Na\al Auxiliary: Air Station, Cecil Field, and .
the U S. Na\al Hospital.The North Carolina, the Air Force dropped or
The Army has extended the enlistment in landed 22,000 troops and 16,000 tons of sup-
JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Sen I'e. Reproduction the grade of Master Sergeant for all Reserve plies in six days. Original plans called for-
of material from these sources must bear a credit line. Republication
of other matter, except by service publications is prohibited without permission Officers who were on extended active duty 32,000 troops and 26,000 tons of supplies in
cf Editor 1 JAX AIR NEWS. on March 22, 1948. 11 days. .
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I The Army Ordnance Department is developing Marine Corps sharpshooters took 41 of 60
EpIoyees To Vote June-r 1 a special type of ammunition expectedto places in the North Carolina state champion-
increase greatly the effectiveness of a ship pistol and rifle matches recently sponsored
"considerable proportion" of U. S. tanks and by the Durham N. C, Pistol and Rifle

--anti-tank---- -weapons.-- --n__ Club.
for Board Members

Rating I I fIIeeh.-encl. f fw

Employees of NAS, NARTU, Area Wage and Classification i
Office and ComNabSix will go to the polls Thursday, June 1, to .
cast their ballots for the election of Employee Members and Alter .,yTa4 ,.e.
nates to the seven Efficiency Rating Boards of Review, it was revealed ; .
by Industrial Relations Department officials this week.

The candidate the
West Charles E. McPherson
highest number of votes will be ,
Gene L. Neal Thomas B. Pal-
designated as the employee mem- NARTUVF741Saturday VISIT THE RED SHIELD CLUB
mer, Joseph A. McSwain Jr. !
ber while the employee receiv- OVER BEACH AND AIR BASE .
ing the next highest number of Luther L. Stover, Joseph F. Cali-I BUS STATION. OPEN 0930-2330
votes will be designated as the fano Kingston G. Wolf, i I being Arm Organized Reserve. This monthwe DAILY. .
alternate member. Vacancies oc- C. Webb, and Roy J. Acree. ed Forces Day VF-741 put on a would like to give you the THURSDAY, MAY 27
curing on the Boards will be Named for election on the 1 spectacular display of coordinated : facts about Lt. Richard M. Schau- 1930 Bowling, transportationfrom
filled in accordance with instruc- Overhaul and Repair Group III precision flying in behalf of the ghency who was one of the origi- club. In club-Television
tions which will be given by the Board No. 2 were Charles W. I organized Reserve Units based at I nal members of our VF squadron show-Kay Kyser, informal danc-
Regional Office of the Civil Ser- Erwin, Marcus L. Chapman, Den- NAS Jacksonville. With the co- when it was commissioned back ing, dancing instruction.
vice Commission in Atlanta, nis G. Steadman, John J. Weaver, operation and participation of VC in July 1946. Lt. R. M. Schau. FRIDAY, MAY 28
when vrcancies occur Edward J. Ruege, Paul JE. Oppen- 741 the combined squadrons not ghency got his wings of gold at 1930 Miniature golf party,
Election Hours Set heimer, Elton R. Cashwell, The- only covered Jacksonville proper this Naval Air Station in Class transportation leaves club. In club
In order to be eligible to vote ron D. Whidden, Jr., Vincent T. but flew NARTU's well known 5B in 1942. From here he went -Disc Jockey jamboree. .
in the election next Thursday, Parr, Gordon W. Vail, WilliamB. "Flying Anchor" formation over through operational training at SATUIIDAY, MAY 29 .
must have been on the Smith, Jr., Charles J. Smith, Daytona Beach, Orlando, Gaines- NAS Green Cove Springs (Dive Open house-Snack bar specials.
employees Maurice A. Duff and Howard E. ville and other towns in Bombers "
rolls of their activity on May 26, many ) 2000 to 2300 dance"-Navy Dan,!.
it was pointed out. Every: eligible Funk. southern Florida. Completing operational training Welcome home Air Group 4, grnn'1
employee desiring to vote will Candidates for the Overhauland EACH VF PILOT logged five he was sent to Instrument School march 2100-2130 big time floor
be given the opportunity to do Repair Group II Board were hours in the air over the week- at NAS Atlanta. Upon com- show.
so us the hours of the electionha Harold L. Meister, Aaron Schild, end keeping the squadron's aver- pleting this course he instructed SUNDAY, MAY 30
been set from 0800 on and Granville L. Priest. For the age at par. This was made fossi-I instruments at NAS Atlanta and 2100-2300-Javl\, outdoor
Thursday, June 1, to 0800 on Supply and Fiscal Group II and ble by the enlisted men 0 NAS Pensacola's Whiting and program consult bulletin heart
Friday, June 2, to cover all work III Board Jack F. Moccia, and 741 and NARTU stationkeeperswho Cory Fields whereupon he was 1730-1800-Vesper time. :3800- ,..
fehifts. Each department will set Raymond S. Hurst were namedas were on the ball in keepingthe transferred to Operational Train- Buffet supper. 1900-2230-"lIon..e
the time and place of the ballotIng candidates. planes available. The com 1 ing in Fighter's:: (F6F's) at Mel- Folks Time," special musical pro-
in their respective department While ballots listing the namesof bined efforts of all personnel put bourne, Florida, from there to gram.
and will advise employees nominees will be made available Armed Forces Day over in a big VF-45 at NAS Atlantic City MONDAY, MAY 31
under their cognizance of such to all employees through way, and proved that the Organ- where he was stationed at the end 1930-Singing wheels club, trans
time and place of voting. their department election repre- ized Reserve can put out com- of the war. portation to rink. In club-Shuffleboard -
1 sentatives such ballots will bined efforts in peace and will do LT. R. M. SIIAUGIIENCYworks and plngr-pong playoff
the week of May pro-
During vide a space for write-ins should so in case of war. for Air Traffic Control at TUESDAY, JUNE 1
5 were I
through the May opportunity employees of nominating employee desire to vote for some- VF-741 wishes to introduce one Jacksonville Municipal Airportand Junior Hostess In charge-- r'
given candidates for election to one other than those listed on member of their squadron a lives at 1585 Riverhill Circle Square dance, recprd malting, i
various Boards. For the the ballot. month to other members of the and is the father of two girls. He games, music, special refresh-
.--- -- was one of the few VF pilots j
IVb Board the following I ments.WEDNESDAY
Group who was checked out in F4U JUNE 2
persons were nominated as can I Aircraft when the majority of the 2000-2300 Candlelight club
didates; Evelvn T. Sullivan, Operations I VF squadron had F6F's. His weekly party, special floor show
; J. Herschell Lee, PW; 'knowledge of the F4U and Instrument old fashion strawberry festival.
Frances C. Theus. PW; Faunce flying has been as assetto Bring friends for real party.

R. McCullev: PW; Robert D. I the younger pilots with our Lockers, television, 60 albums, ._
Goedert, PW; Austin T. Drink. I YU. I squadron and his ATC jokes to records, deck shuffleboard. Please '
water O&R; Dorothy D. Farady, all members of VF-741. watch bulletin In club for outdoor
O&R; Mary S. Winderweedle, S VF-741 has maintained their events and special Items of interest -
& F: Floyd C. Barnes, Jr., S&F: gunnery average over this past in club. I
Lawton M. Green, S&F; Harry I drill of 10 per cent pilot and -.-----
C. Hardwick, S&F; Harold L would appreciate a little compe-
Bridges, S&F; Jame-M. English, tition from VF-742 VF-741 ex- i NationalContinued
Jr.. S&F: Frank Wilcox S&F' tends a hearty welcome to 6 new
Albert L. Betancourt. S & F: 1 I Shuford AI2
members: Horace E. ; from Page 1 )
George W. Dwelle. S&F; Frank 1 I Norman R Ivey, SKGI; James J.
C. Wood, S&F: Phillip D. Myers Panipinto, AMSAN; James Boggs, A summary with a two-page '
S&F; Arthur W. Allen S&F: and ,. AEMSN; John C. Merrett, Jr.; pictorial display of the campaignas
Rubye E. Piper, S&F. -w F -.,, 4 ,. r and William II. M. Reeves, ADE2. it was conducted at NAS Jaxis
Those named as candidates for ar t I. Welcome aboard men on behalf carried in the current issue of
the Group IVa Board included I of our skipper, Lcdr. Frederic C. P. S., payroll savings bulletin
Robert W. McDaniel, PW; FrankD. Wolfe. published by the Promotion Section _
Warren. O&R; Paul B. Chap r f af' -,.- U. S. Savings Bond Division,
man O&R; Robert L. Brown I Treasury Department. The Inde
O&R: Jesse A. Elrod, O&R: Anthony pendence drive will conclude '
Breda. O&R; and EnglishN. July 4.With.
Hilton, S&F.Candidates 62 per cent of its civilian
for the Public j r -- employee and 45 per cent of its
Works Group II and III Board A ServicesAt military personnel subscribing to
were Turley M. DeBevoise, Ger- 4 the payroll plan, the Navy Department
ald W. Robertson Johnie Lea is leading all government .
vins, Daniel E. Macon, Wilbur' agencies in payroll savings
E. Irish, Lacy E. Combs, StephenL. the :Station: Chapels participation.Success .
Thompson, Jr., Shelton R. rry Protestant0930Sunday of the campaigns at .,.
Harrison, and Samuel A. Goode School. NAS Jax and Naval Station Nor.
Overhaul and Repair folk, is primarily responsible for
For the 1045-Services. Chaplain Char-
Group III Board No. 1, those i les A. Dittmar, All Saints Chapel. bringing total Navy participationup
to its present 55 cent
per particspation
named candidates were Ernest &P4 (
Breitsmoser 0915-Hospital Chapel Services. it was stated by Comdr.
W Robert Black L., Bunch Henry, William T, I I F 4A .1 Chaplain John E. Hollingsworth. F. L. Lawrence, western representative ..
Catholic of the Office of
Joseph J. Berrigan,
Winckr, 8k
Shiell C. Sheffield Thomas R. 0900-Mass, St. Edward's Chapel Bonds. Comdr. Lawrence stopped
Rosakranse, Russell W. Booth, Chaplain John J. Burns. over here on his way back to .

James U Tyler, William. D. W.JH'i;; >.;-MJtr<.-; ",,"A:; f<....< 1100-Mass. San Francisco.
Estes, Walter L. Bunce, Calvin 0645-Mass at Hospital Chapel. "Well-what xShe -
Donald R. Steele AaronK. IN MEMORIAM one 1'I : excuse can you
. L. Gray, Earl Hixon Ralph the mind of this lone, Confessions, Saturday-1830 to offer for coming home this hour
Tavlor: I "
meditation among the graves of the night?
"""Wave* "Can you'-gtve me a room She may be one Ain,' "'..-: !Mother paying her own personal 1930.Novena, Wednesday-1900. He "Well, I was playing golf C
and a bath?" ute to1 all the heroes who sleep tnre, or she may be paying trib-I with some friends, and-"
Hotel Clerk "I'll give you a morial Day respects to a particularvjoved so, the "Care to buy a nice letter She: "At 2 AM.1"
room, madam, but you'll have to remember these lines: "His grave a n ti n's heart shall be; opener, sir?" He: "Sure we used night
tR1r your own bath." monument, a people free!" ) I "Don't need one I'm married." clubs"


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NAS AND CITY OBSERVE ARMED FORCES DAY-Thousands lined the march route to witness the huge parade in downtown Jacksonville last Saturday in
observance of the nation's first Armed Forces Day, while many more visited the Air Station during: its Open House festivities. Echelons of Navy and Air Force I

,";j, ;aircraft zoomed overhead as the parade moved through the streets. -

I New Dress [ First Armed Forces Day !; Theatre

Uniform Set I Guide

Observance Impressive


Joining the rest of the nation in paying tribute to the members of all armed services, MOVIES: WEEKDAYS, 1730-:())6()
As approved by the Secretaryof Naval Air Station Jacksonville and the city of Jacksonville combined forces in observanceof WEEKENDS: 1430-2009( (

the Navy recently, commissioned I the first Armed Forces Day last Saturday, with Open House here at NAS and a paradein
male officers of the Navy Jacksonville! highlighting the occasion. THURSDAY, MAY 25
with rank of commander and "Curtain Call at Cactus Creek,"
# above will be stepping out in anew I i I Visitors to( NAS were well rewarded Lady" was shown in the after Laura street took about 25 min- I starring Donald O'Connor.
with a wide-open display utes to Heading the FRIDAY, 'MAY 26
dress uniform I noon. Souvenir programs, out- pass. proces-
style evening of equipment as the Navy put sion were parade officials, mili- "
"Customs with WilliamEythe.
in the near future. lining events and a pictorial map Agent,
I its civic officials
on best show of the year. In- tary and followed .
Changes in the new uniformover spection of all types of aircraft of the station, were distributedto by a company of soldiers and
the old are minor but include now in use at the station were visitors. the Naval Air Station band SATURDAY, MAY 27
the adoption of a white tie, I I made available by use of cat Open house was also held Following were ranks of sail "Hazzard," featuring Tauletto
three button waist coat, a slightly walks constructed for each aboard two( visiting vessels, the ors, marines, WAVES from NAS, Goddard.SUNDAY
different cut, and the wearingof plane. USS Basilone, an antisubmarine civilian components, civilian mil- MAY 28
miniature medals on the left Many Exhibits destroyer and the USS Jef- itary organizations, tanks, guns, "Sands of Iwo Jima," starring
breast instead of the left lapel. fers, destroyer minesweeper, and other
NARTU and Fleet Air Wing military equipmentand John Wayne and John Agar.
Wearing of the old uniform may moored at the Williamson docks.
armament, and the Stanton
I Eleven both featured aircraft ex- MONDAY, MAY 29
continue but the white tie and
., Parade Held DowntownThe school band.
I High
# hibits. The Air
Wing's exhibit of
miniature medals on the let "Love That Brute," with Paul
breast must be followed. I a P2V Neptune drew much at- Army Organized Reserve Visit Other Cites Douglas.
I tention. Pilots of NARTU also Corps, which now occupies a portion Several Navy floats dotted the I
Wearing of the evening TUES. AND WED. MAY 31
new 30
I flew in precision formation of the station south of the line of march, illustrating and
dress uniform, which is worn on around the Jacksonville area main gate also held Open House symbolizing the peace-time func- "C :a g e d," featuring Eleanor
dress occasions is appropriate when civilian will evening be opt- througt ut the day. with various displays of armament tions of the Navy and emphasizing I Parker.

ional until October 1, 1951. At The huge Overhaul and Re- and equipment. the world-wide scope of its
that time it becomes mandatoryfor pair department devoted almost Guest speaker at the Armed operations. A demonstration of I formations. Four( Air Force B.
officers of the rank of com- the full area of its hangar to dem- Forces Day luncheon held at the semaphore and blinker lights 29's flew over the city while ona I
mander and above, with the ex- onstrate the enormous savings Officers' Club here was Maj. from one float to another was training mission.
ception of Reserve and temporary made through its shops where Gen. Frederick A Irving of the also viewed. Units based at NAS also helped
officers. Instructions state aircraft are given complete over Army's car e e r managementgroup Grand marshall of the down- inland cities observe the .'occasion
that officers in grades of lieu- hauling every 18 months of ser- who stressed full and entire town parade was Brig. Gen. with exhibits of their air-
tenant commander: and below, I vice. active participation by the Frederick Safey (retired), craft and gear. Fleet Air Jack
to and Reserve and temporary officers Boat rides in the St. John's, entire population in the event of Flights of Navy aircraft, piloted sonville and Fleet Air Wing
will not be required to purchase river and a showing of the Navy of a shooting war, :)y members of NARTU Jax, Eleven had their aircraft on display
or wear the new uniform, I film "The Fighting Lady's Fam I' The parade in Jacksonville, I roared overhead during the parade in 'cities throughout six:
except on a voluntary basis. ily", sequel to "Tho Fighting which got underway at 1030 at and throughout the day in 'southeastern states.


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-- -

Seven Fasron 6 Men 1 T otall


210 Years Of Service"Hey I

sailor! got time in this outfit' You
should muster hangar some sunny afternoon
hnd take a look ".

Laid end to .
served m the According to statistics released
chief petty. Fleet Reserve Association,
Six would are only 130 enlisted men
fore this nation the Navy today with 30 years F ffip
pendence. more of service, so FASRon
Laid out for candidates for longevity rec
hashmarks rated look like a cinch to win.

look like an V chronicle of the travels and
ket fence. of these men would .
like history itself. The first
AND hop by a Navy
the seven chief Admiral Byrd'_ polar ex-
FASRon Six Lindbergh's solo flight, A\4
alent of 210 air-sea search for aviatrix ; :: .
service in their Ear hart and the bombing
the Navy. Pearl Harbor are just a few
the thrilling world events '
men have been. part of. I x ,

I inland I I, Naval aviation was still just a
when John E. Cairns chief I| .
: machinist mate and lead- !,! b
I Impressed chief of FASRon 6, joined the

With 32 years and 7 months : K .
I service Cairns is the "daddy" lU e .
Navy's the group of seven chiefs .1

Pilots of Fleet I ",, .'

returned to I I CLOSE BEHIND. chief Cairns aviation comes ,I 210 YEARS OF SERVICE-A man would have to be as old as Methuslah and as big as the
Litekv. ma
evening with mate with 30 and legendary Paul Bunyan to wear the sleeve with all the hashmarks rated by seven chiefs of ].FAS
of huge crowds months and years Liteky for ron Six. Candidates for longevity records are sUndit?, left to right, John F Llera CSC; John E.
lic that appeared is Ernest pressing Lmdley chief Cairns, ADC; Charles Liteky, ADC; Ernest Llndley, AMC, and James C. Goff, ADC. Holding the
the Navy P2V structural mechanic with I sleeve with :210 years worth of service stripes are Newman R. Willis, AMC! and Harry I.. Jack-

other All Navy units I months less service son, AMC. _. _. ___ __ _ __ ..
submarine I John F. Llera, chief commis-

more inland favorable cities than ,I his thirty is the in.fourth Llera, who man was to Advanced Aviation Electrician .

ic display : Pearl Harbor when World
Patrol II started has 3C years and

Tampa.Neptunes and Savannah Fla on and,di ; ; I I Harry months structural Jackson his credit.mechanic, cnief avia and Training School To Operate Here : I

Patrol Squadron : R Willis, chief aviation -
were available i : mechanic are just An advanced Aviation Electrician Mate Maintenance Training School, the first official

tion at Mobile the thirty mark with 29 school of its kind at the Naval Air Station since May 1948, was recently approved and will I
Montgomery Ala.; ; and 6 month and 29 years
become a reality in the near future
Nashville! Tenn., I 4 month respectively !
Citv Fla.Inland Junior man of the seven is'' Although still In the blueprint training to approximately' 180 matic pilot,. compares!' specialized
citizens, C. Goff, chief aviation ma stage the school when operatingat (I men at one time' lekcttical systems, instrument
but ( ; mate who has a mere 27
Navy planes lilt peak of efficiency will offer //If'C'lalhf'(1 1'1'IlnlllJr I I panels and tenting'! equipment
them were and I 6 months in
gee The local school will AAS Jacksonville 'IfltiUIv
operate wa *|>e< -
pressed to note under the direction of Fleet Air- I .' \t'lIllllIlt(1\ for thU project !*- .
nun an NAS Men Make Grade borne Electronics: Training Unit, cause of the mute Ideal climate
the Neptune
liS nu---: Detachment Two whose parent or- condition and the mild needed<<
named personnel
ganization is In Norfolk, Va. It i is 'f'IIIroom' for more efficient
electronic-x Batch Of Chiefsr to be the only school of its Kindin operation
the Atlantic Fleet, giving men I I The school will house approxi
"Due for a dunking" are foi Naval Air Station men who I practical and theoretical training ;; mately 20 have just received their advance ment in rating from first classns on specialized elertl teal equipment I,. instructors'! when it begins to take
to chief Winning the promotio were James P Kavmsky. from various types of aircraft I on its estimated top of 180 men
Chief: "Stop TDC; Lewis N. Nadar, CSO; I:dward M. Garan, AFC and I I at one timeLieutenant.
yeoman: "I'm .u.'e George L. McMasters, ATC )Men from squadrons up and : Commander Lawrence ..
"Then place The four were the only mei j at NAS who scored a "suc- down the entire east c-intM will IK : \\'. Bunch, who came here
your mouth." cess" from among a group of a bout 100 who took the Chief aunt here on Itinerary/ ; orders to from FA TV's headquarters" in
"What! And Petty Officers' examination gives i last December receive training on specific! types)| Norfolk, will act as officer-in
Klf I might get Kavmskv. a native of Ironw "How could you Navy service to his credit. He re:ported to Jacksonville in Jan- Some will\ receive<< Instruction In and new school. Horace H. Hancock -
bifi'' uary of this year on assignmentas to FaeTuLant, Detachment 2 .only one or two tjH"i| of aircraft : Lt.jgl., is the electrical r
"I've been an instructor In different typ'es of aviation gear. { while other ,,11takt'\ a more : training officer and assistant of*
ever since I came Nadar., just 25 years old, has been in the Navy since 1942. lengthy i course, depending on the flcer-in-chaige. while Joseph K.
He took his chief's examination aboard the USS K. D. Bailey tjpe of ships maintained l>j their Easen Chief l< Electrician will act
The old chief and reported to NAS Jax in Febi uary 1950. Presently assignedis r<<'''IH'.th'l'| unit. as the school's technical supervisor .
IP the doctor for to the Commissary office NadarA a native of Avon Park, Fla.iehalf In order to qualify for the .
checkup The hu! veteran of about 8 and 01 years service, Edward school men must either have pet __
first and a little Garan is attached to the NAS P hotographic Lab. Garan, who ty officer experience in this type ,
came out shaking hails from Scranton, Pa., came h> Jax eight months ago I of work or be a graduate of one I
"I don't like McMasters received his boost in rate just a few days before of the Navy's class "A" electricians 'c cPo
husband," he said he left the station for his new duties at Memphis. Assigned service schools, located I I
"Neither do I", to the Operation Flight Line v vhile here McMasters spent I throughout the country. NOTES
"But he's good to three years at Jax, coming here fiom the USS Antit tam. Mc- Site Specially Selected :
Masters who calls Gulfport Miss., home, has been in the Navy I It I if anticipated that some of
and one-half the will'! include the auto- .
Well. my son, 1 nine years. courses I, Another big Bingo Party Friday ,
lain "I hear you -- night at 2000. Big and little
of triplets.. The ".' jack pots, with cash award( and
smiled upon you. .> I special merchandise for each game. .
That was no Saturday night Is the date for
sergeant snorted. the weekly dance. Music furnished
good old-fashioned < .:ra I by Milo Jones and his orchefctia., )
Dancing from 2100 to 0100. .
"Hiya, toots." i 'ii'.., }':;, V Sunday evening there will be '
ling' a"rug' < music and entertainment providedby
a > '
"Sorry, junror, I F the Trhee Caballeros for your I
type of man. dinner hour enjoyment. from 1730 I

"What is your I /, .O W/ J A to 2130.A .
'The other :f.'t.6J" general assembly meeting will ..- I
"What other be held Monday, May 28 at 2000. I
Any other : J '1 Nominations are In order for president J
: : J vice-president, treasurer, assistant -
Hunter: "Now .> ,1;:, > secretary treasurer and
you detect an ': ttik. four members to the board of gov-
Guide: 'Well, :>! .3"V. ".,;.- ;. ernors. All chief petty officers are

odor of peanuts -4'. .." \ requested to.attend this meeting.
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Rose are red
Violets are blue.Mary' 0 Traffic Violations
are pink, ; ,
-'H Ten more motorists were ap-
I saw them on r" prehended for traffic violation .. .
-: "
To lady ; : aboard NAS during the period
( "
Cop: May 16 to May 22, and are listed
"Un your noodle I below:
L yuodlel"Lady : f t 'Illegal Parking;: R, F. Gillis:
: "My" T A. Fanger, ALC; J. M. Laury,
)uf'b Is that I I"Arf'n't 9TZ. AD2; J. E. Bratton TM1; W. E.Hope .
; J W. Nolting; R.. O. Smith;
:you a F I and C. C. Todaro.
your wife support" I i iuY'tl. Speeding; C. C Jones, TD2.
jn washing; ? Failure to stop for Police Signal -
t' I am. B\ ADVANCED TO CIIIEF-Don't despair, fellas, here's proof : J. J. Loun
ponna:: do? She's that the rate of Chief can be acquired These four NAS men were -x- ii I

do anything better. the 100 or so who took the exam and made the grade. At Ripley, Tenn. (AITS) -Mrs. I.

First Wave: "I top Edward Garan of the Photo Lab, left, and James Kavin- Rhea L. Spiller did a double-take ,.
in little of their own, place at an open truck that passed her
sky of FaeTuLant, right, a ceremony rs F
Irlend"fe'ond Ditto the Chief's )lid on Louis A. Nader, center George L. McMasters, tt home. Four men were seated at ,
: I transferred the fourth man chairs around a table -eating1treakfast.
First W "Oh, right who has since been was promoted .
to Chief.
Leer<< anything

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25 May 1950 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five


If You Value Your Dog, Cat I

You'll Keep Him In Sight I I*
Do you value your dog,? Most owners do, but they get carelesi I
once in a while and let their pet,stray; and what happens to hin
then "shouldn't happen to a dog"

Stray dogs have been increas- Assistance is requested of
ing aboard the station and at tion personnel to report the sta'I'
vv Dewey Park of late "with com- ence of any stray pet to
plaints from residents that the police, extension 600. i;
stray pets are destroying grounds, given to anyone harboring ;
are noisy and disturb the resi- without proper authorization
dents. About six dogs have been seized -
in recent days here. No wile
Station regulations, section dogs have been seized, Chief of
1805 (b), which pertains to the Police Anthony Ricciardelli, ADC
seizure of stray pets is being enforced has reported, but in event the)
the station police in a
by "
will be hand
are, they promptly
, .,., daily search of dogs, or cats
ed to the
over city pound.
caught slouching or wandering I WHERE HAS YOUR LITTLE -
.... '. any place on the station or in the The station "dog catchers" pick DOG GONE?-Caged and '''
vicinity of Dewey 'Park. Dogs up the stray animals with a lasso still wondering: why these
picked up will be kept for three type gismo developed by Fran) dogs top, were picked up a*
days in a cage at the station polite N. DuPuis AD1, made from i a "strays" at the Air Station and
M.. office until owners claim swap, handle with a slipping line Dewey Park One of the strays t 4
*. them- Unclaimed canines cats or I The apparatus is effective if the possibly somebody's much-
other animals, are turned over to I dog i&i ,not too wild. thought of pet is being lassoed
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the city pound. by Roy E. Green, A01 of the
---- station police, right for -
-- caging
I Navy Wives Seeks : until .railed'for. This can
Full Manpower happen to your dog if you
More Members don't keep him from wander

Needed In War The Navy Wives' Club is.I.I ing.
1------ -- -
I seeking membership in a drive :
I aimed at strengthening the or;, 'Elaborate NARTU Float Local Audience
; Says Gen. Irving I ganizatiori which next year wil
; f be host to the Eastern Regior

Addressing a group of 170 I convention.Wives of all enlisted personnel, ''Misses Out In Parade I Told Of Danger

military officers and civiliansat from to chief are eligi-
seaman i
I "No matter how much 1----- -- -- ---- -
the special Armed Forces : ble for membership. Semimonthly plan, things just never seem you to 1I I formed so says the NARTU pub- Of Communism
Day luncheon at the Officers' meetings are held every first &. go right," so say the rnen of NAR- lic Information Office, he would
Club here Saturday, Maj. Gen. third Wednesday. The first meeting TU who are pretty well miffed have known that NARTU men |I Don't drive the Commune -
a social gathering, starts at who planned and built the float
that their elaborate float
Frederick A. Irving chief of pre- II i i iists underground. Instead,
1900 at the Navy Wives' clubhouse pared for the Armed Forces Day had been over the entire parade
the career management I in Dewey Park.. Business ., parade in Jacksonville never route with a tape measure and i keep the cold light of public

r group, general staff Washington I meetings are held at 1200 the first made an appearance in the line were convinced that the float I opinion focused on their, ac-
D. C., declared that in I Wednesday of the month. Binge of march. was cleared every point along I tivities.
is played at 2000or Thursdays. the route.Conspicuous .
I Heralded ahead of time as one parade
of shooting war full This the word given to
event was
a I I Mrs. Lee Damask, parliamentarian of the most attractive entries in by its absence the
utilization of all manpower and Mrs. Alfred G. Haas the parade, the NARTU float, NARTU float remained at NAS officers and men of the Naval
.. would be necessary. publicity chairman have just re- which consisted of an F8F Bear where it was viewed by hundredsof Air Station Tuesday by for-

"In World War II we found we turned from the 1950 convention ,I cat surrounded by six 'Jackson Armed' Forces Day visitors. mer state director of the
were scraping the bottom of the in Atlanta. Mrs. Haas, who was ville young ladies, never left the The six young ladies, all Jack- FBI 11. D. Banner.
barrel," declared the general. elected secretary-treasurer' of the air station. son High beauties adorning the
"This experience taught us that Eastern Region, extended the invitation The float, decorated with red float, were Barbara Thompson, I Mr. Danner declared he was
for the 1951 convention' white and blue bunting with the Marlene Marshall, Pat Harrell'j talking as a layman about .the
to be held in Jacksonville letters NARTU emblazoned in Janice Beaty Harriet general subject of communism,
Competition will be held gold on the side was stopped at Shirley Long. I stating i was not a political par-
throughout the year with trophies the NAS gate by a parade official I r ---x--- I ty but a way of life. He referredto
to be awarded to the clubs who declared that the NARTU Communism as "a disease
achieving the highest member- entry was too larg< to be paraded which is spreading around the
ship increase and the highest through the city streets. New Summer Togs world which must be quaran-
H point average in completed projects Had the official been better in- : tined and stopped if the worldis
-- to exist. He further asserted
Mrs. Haas' reported.x ---- Okayed for MarinesWashington
that we are prone to measuresuch

API'S:> ). A tropical "isms" by their numerical
Tricky Quicky ( strength, and if numerically
uniform :
service -
small we have the tendency to
I, The ,.lone! family consisted of for male enlisted personnelof feel not
they are as dangerous.
papa, nut ma and five children. the Marine Corps has been approved -
;. They conducted a little mealtime by Secretary of the Navy I The speaker pointed out that
rites i 1 experiment, and decidedto Francis P Matthews. the Communist movement in
., tJ.3sfai wiK America dates back to 1919, the
lia\e\ an entirely different .
It c consist" of M tropical worsted -
eating arrangement at the table party having 'hanged its name
I for each of the three meal. shirt collar with firnmtwiit Marine corps and| I and its party line, but never getting -
i sash day until nil possible arrangement bronze 'I away from the fundamentals -
chevrons, trou.ers and garrisoncap. of Lenm
*' or combinations
(Civilian sick call is the source had been exhausted.How Propaganda 'Irkky
of many incidents which are sel- many meals did this require Marine Corps Headquarters describe --, "The strength of the party in
dom, if ever brought to the attention ? the uniform as an optional the U. S. is some 100.000 c'ard-
General Irving: of station personnel. In Answer Nest \\eeU'! purchase Item that \a to be worn carrying _Communists," Mr. Dan-
his[ column cases and their diagnosis only in offices and on liberty ner noted 'and constitute a menace -
in event of a third world con- ,, --- -- ---
hints -
i plus helpful your to this country with 10 other
flict, we must utilize personnel all health, will be offered to readers.) b > people for every one ready and
better "and we must utilize Jley, there! Have you got it able to follow what they do" He
people. too? It's terrible-this new dis He remarked that one card-car
<.IE INUK'ATKU that unific a- ease that hit the station just reently. rying member for every I.till//
.ion is merely a common sense development The first case had to be Arne leans is sufficient to causea
learned from two previous parried to Doc Sawbones on a )revolution in America.Mr .
world wars in which it became :I itrekher in an ambulance. But Danner discussed the propaganda
.. increasingly apparent that ion't worry he cured her so t'hewas machine set up by the'
no one service could function with I able to drive her car home Communists, with the spread of
the necessary speed and t'ftt'ctlI wo hourlater.. propaganda designed to produce
ness without the close cooperationof She said she just! got upset over emotional type of response that
the other services. lothinp and couldn't help it. She will disregard all reasons of logic
Equally important, he said, is rot; the shakes and couldn't help and make followers as their emo
the industrial productive force of it. She started to cry and couldn't tions are aroused. "Their propa-
this country. The biggest forceof help it. Then she would laugh and F ganda is tricky," he declared and
all, however," he added, "Is the cu Id n't help it. She finally got gave as an example their adop-
plate of mind of the' American reak and had to lie down but tion of the word "democracy. in
j people. We shall not lose the cold 'ouldn't help it. She Just had a that they call countries such as
war or any future fighting war good: case of I CAN'T HELP- Poland and Bulgaria "peoples de
v'hale our people continue to expend ITS. mocracies"
I every effort toward developing I Since then she has recovered 'd y ,op ? .i The guest speaker went on to
better equipment better tactics but I have appropriated the diagicsis. < Ni- discuss the infiltration practicesof
and scientific resources." I have applied it to my Communism into our institu-
t '?' While the present picture is admittedly I iroblems which are your burdens tions of learning where Communist -
dark, General Irving of the day or season. It is teachers are turning out stu-
I'' pointed out that an optimistic note ny intention to bring to your at dents with their ideas in mind,
could be seen in the fact that ention jveekly in this column until they could not longer be regarded -
throughout history totalitariancountries I' hose Canthelpits that are most jjJ! as good American citizens -
always went down in defeat tertinent. Like this: :
before democratic! gO't'rnI I 1 can't help it but hot weathers i He also mentioned Communist ,
ments. hereTThd I must predict that allof P infiltration into labor unions, to t
GENERAL IKVINO was introduced > you will not drink an adequate v Ii sabotage our defense program by 1:
by Col. Robt. R. Milam upply of water to properly flush k strikes and riots. Communist infiltration ..0'
honorary co-chairman with Col. your kidneys (two quarts per ? '4 i into foreign language ,;
Robert I* Seitner' of the Jackson- I day). So 50 of you will get kidiey groups and into our government
... \llle civilian committee of the first trouble and lose 200 days ( was also pointed out.
Armed Forces Day In American i'ork. You will pay $8,000 in doc. The FBI. representative was
history. Col. 'Milam was presented toP bills and 10 of you will be 1p: presented; by Comdr. Porter F.Bede11. 'y j
by Nathan Mallison, city recreation perated on for kidney stones : executive officer of NAS. "
diiector, who headed the active Signed: Doc Sawbones.P. *
civilian committee in planning I I S. Did ;you have an extra .. Miami H.tuh ((AFPS)- -William
the city observance. hElping: of salt today? : J. Cheney, executive director cf '
Hear Admiral Alfred E. Montgomery the Retail Credit Institute of
Commander Fleet Air ,, Military District, Capt. George C America says half the population :
Jacksonville, commended the part 1 I Montgomery, commanding Seitner officerFleet p tJ of the U S. is out of debt and only
played by civilians. Welcome to'' Air Wing II; Col. .
-- ------ -- installmentdebt.
j 22 per cent have any
Dennett j
Mark ,
station expressed by Comdr
the was ; WATCH OUT FO THAT GAL"-Can this actually .
Capt. Alvin I. Malstrom, Commanding of the USS Basllone; and Comdr. "LI'L ABNER: '
Officer of NAS Jax, IE. W. Russell, commander of theUSS br LI'l Abner letting Daisy Mae get so close to him, especially -
r I JefferB. with Salome around? It is Li'I Abner and Daisy Mae as Detroit (API'SMrs.. PatriciaJ
introduced Brig.General
Others were ,
Smith of Jacksonville and Dick Schroeder Stephens won a divorce because -
house was held all clay Sat- portrayed by Susan r
Frederick Safay, 1 retired) Open
I' and will be repeated today) AMAA of NAS. } ht. two played leading roles in the stage pro- her husband 'thought it
marshal of the downtown urday
grand : 0800 and 1200 And 1330 I duction "LI'I Abrw-r'Comes To Town" in YWCA benefit in Jax funny to Aba the dog goodbye and
parade; Col. R, G. Howie, comnanding ,'
II give me a pat every morning
last Friday,
officer of the Florida And 1630. "

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Skeetmen Topple Softball Nine

Jax Gun ClubbersJaxNavy's Varsity

their second straight skeet-shooters win over took the Boasts 8-1( Record
Jacksonville Gun Club by blast- City '

ing out a 487x500 score in a han- .

dicap shoot last at the Jacksonville, Still on top In City League play, the NAS Softball nine record
Range Sunday. ed Its eighth victory since loop play began by downing the C. W. A.
Next week, the local sharp nine 14.4 last Wednesday evening.
shooters will seek top honors in _
the All-Service Southeastern It was the local nine's second .
team, giving sixteen hits. The
Championship shoot at Memphis. victory over C. W. A. up
Approximately 20 service teams A scheduled tilt with the Duval locals tagged MacDill hurler Joe
With Chet Paschan 0 enter the meet each year. Motors team was rained out last! McGowan for 27 hits and drew 13
Monday evening and the NAS free passes.
Bill Arthur paced the local
softballers will return to action In Cummings collected four hits in
gunmen in the recent handicap the Cecil Field tomorrow as many trips, Including a home
One of the hottest intra-mural races in station historyis shoot as he won the shoot-off for loop against at LackawannaPark. run, to lead the locals at the plate.
now being waged on the NAS Softball diamonds. Class A honors by breaking 50 evening Frank Stewart and Charlie Wheeler

Twenty teams, all boasting that great asset known as consecutive targets. Arthur had. each Collected four hits in five
Besides the
tied with Ken Pendergras another annexing victoryover
: official times at bat.
"the will to win, are making dust fly as they race for honors local triggerman, and Mrs. CWA last week, the local Garver and Horton out
in two leagues, the American and National. Two halvesof Louise Camp in the regular shoot team won three out of four other circuit clouts. banged ..

action have been planned by the Physical Training De- ing with a 99x100. He then tallied games. They lost a practice tilt Defeat Wa3'Cros8 Nine
the perfect 50x50 to win with to the Jax Firemen of the Com
The first will conclude June 13th and the second
partment. Pendergras taking runner mercial League 3-2 last Thursday, Bucherich gave up four hits to,
will get underway two days later, June 15th. honors in the shoot-off with a up 49 but downed MacDill Field 18-0 and hurl the NAS nina to a 5-1 vic-
After five rounds of action in the first half of play Se- tally.JaxNavy's. 27-15 in a practice twin-bill Friday tory over the Sweat Grocery team
curity and Hospital were sharing the lead in the National Number 2 club was and took an exhibition tilt from Waycross Ga. The locals
scored a lone in the first
also entered in the meet and from the Sweats Grocery nine
and FASron 109 Overhaul and Repair and Ord-
League frame when Horton
broke 465 targets. A handicap of from Waycross, Ga., 5-1 last Sat. singled, stole
nance and Gunnery were deadlocked for the top rung in the 38 placed them second in the urday. second, went to third on a passedball

'American loop. shoot with a 503. The Number 1 Cummings Hurls Win and came home on a wild r

Security Is Upset Victim team, which took first place, car- Russ Cummings gave up only pitch.Three more runs In the fourth
ried a handicap of 17 for a net three hits as h& hurled the local
Security, however, was the victim of a major upset in of 504. nine to its triumph over C. W. A. and one in the sixth were tallied
the sixth round and is now in second place. Hospital reigned Individual net scores of other in league play last Wednesday.The by the NAS nine before the Geor

supreme with a 5-0 slate. The First Lieutenant nine was the Jax-Navy shooters were as follows NAS combo scored two runs gia and team put together a triple .
a long" fly ball to
aggregation which sprung the unexpected and Downed Se- : First team-Wayne Eddington in the Initial inning and after C. one run in the seventh. Girardeau ..
97 Herb Pistole, 95 Nick W. A. tied it
7-6. ; ; up in their half of paced the locals at the plate witha
curity Gallitano, 97. Second Team the frame, the locals iced the
The Security team has been depending greatly upon Chuck Myers, 97; Mac McElroy, with four runs In the second game in- double and a single in three
hurler Ed Bucherich who tosses for both the intramuralteam 95; Herb Howell. 94; Charles garnered trips. Altogether six hits. the NAS team

and the varsity nine. Several casual observers who have Fonveille. 90: and Sam Helms, ning.A total of 17'hits were collected Lose to Fireman

been surveying the intra-mural scenes for some time are of 89.. -x- by the NAS players off C. W A The Commercial League Fire

\ the opinion that without Bucherich, Security would have a hurler, Hal Lynch. Charlie Wheeler Department nine staged a big

I tough time holding down a position in the first division of linksmen Top Russ, George Cummings Tirpak,and Gene Ray Horton Hale, seventh Behind and inning down rally the to come locals from 3-2

: the league. garnered their share of the hits last Thursday. rAfter

I Varsity Players Bolster Squads Gitmo 5813Bringing by collecting twelve safeties be- scoring two runs in the .
in the National tween them. first inning, the NAS softballerswere
I NARTU, another close contender loop, Drub MacDill Twice
j fcas Gene Horton and George Tirpak two varsity players on their season record to halted by Firemen hurler
I matches Ed Bucherich gave up three hitsas I Jack Motes the rest of the tilt.
eleven by
six wins in
I its roster. VA-15 has the services of varsity players Russ visiting GuantanamoBay the locals recorded their first A home run by Bill Sams with
drubbing a
Cummings, pitcher, and Chuck Boyer, first baseman; but is gOlf team 58-13 on the local win over MacDill, 18-0. I two: men on In the seventh gave
still near the bottom of the ladder, having won very few con- layout last Saturday, the Jax- The locals scored two runs in the Firemen the win..
the first frame six in the third
-xTigers -
will be shoot-
f tests.With Navy divot-diggers six in the fourth, one in the fifth
such unpredictable teams and close races in prog- ing for their second victory over and a lone tally in the sixth In- DrubCallahan ,
the lat- -
tess, it would be foolhardy to pick the first half winners. But, ter's mighty home Parris links Island this afternoon.on ning. Bucherich set the first
fifteen MacDill batters
down in order -
>ve can name a few favorites. Jax-Navy took all of eight
but the visitors two
Hospital is no weak competitor and is one of the better matches from the Gitmo squad singles in the sixth inning garnered and one Nine

organized nines with a chance to hold its own on top of the Saturday. in the seventh.
National League ladder. NARTU also stands a 50-50 chanceat Locals Bill Baker and Stu Reed Gene Horton, Ray Hale and Bu Bob Welch hurled nine-hit ball r
shut out Gitmo's Farnum Reid and cherich connected for home runs to spark the NAS' Tiger baseball
the laurels with Security coming close providing Buch-
Larry Lawrence 9-0, while Bob to aid greatly in the locals' scor- club to a 8-5 victory over Callahan -
erich continues to wqrk on the mound. As for the American Taylor and Dave Henderson took ing. Fla., team last Saturday. The 1

division, Frank Stewart may be managing a winning Ord- nine points from visitors Dick Free-Scoring Affair local nine dropped a 5-2 encounterto

nance and Gunnery nine. Ed Kristy's O&R team isn't to be Roberts and Joe Rogalski. Coach Dick Garver inserted Howard Academy from Ocala.,
isn't out of the Glenn Barnes and Chet Briggs himself into the lineup when Fla., earlier last week. !
under-rated and FASron 109 running by a
Welch fanned 1C batters
opposing -
teamed up for Jax-Navy to defeat several of his players were unableto j
long shot. Chuck Paresi and Charles Douglas play and led the team's 19-hit and walked only four men.
Savino's Injury Healing Fast 8-1. Local golfers Vic Middle- attack by garnering four safetiesin Local hitters, led by Bob Lucas

Dominic Savino, a familiar name to followers of the ton and Fred Battens took the as many trips to the plate. who connected tie a homer, a J
louble and in three ,
a single trips
from Git- The second tilt with MacDill
number of points wasa
NAS varsity softball team for the past two years, may recuperate mo's same Charles Smith and June Phil free-for-all in the run-scoring tagged Callahan moundsman Joe
from his injured right elbow quicker than first column as the locals tallied runs McLane for eleven safeties. '. I

Suspected. The able shortstop, who played centerfield last lips.Bill Foulk and Andrew Conner in all but the second inning. The The locals were trailing 3-2 going
he should be for action from Chet rtacDill nine also scored in every into the fourth inning when
year, announced recently that ready took.only 7% points several timely hits gave them two :
but the second.
before the middle of June. Just what Savino will be able to Cisowski and and John Charles Shelton Drum-while inning Cummings hurled for the NAS runs and a 4-3 advantage. Bracesof II

do with his throwing arm is hard to say. He boasted a power- Bob Thiel over Shanghai runs in both the fifth and

ful right wing before the injury, but a bruise in the right wright Deitch and triumphed Chet Kimbell 6-3. New Orleans (AFPS-Tulane seventh innings accounted for the
University will break off football other four Tiger scores. The losers
place can cause a lot of harm. Let's hope to the contrary. I In the other two matches, Tony relations with Notre Dame after tallied loms runs in the fifth and

When you talk about freakish base hits in softball and Grego and Leo 'Marchel Joe won MacDonald over- the 1950 game. The announce seventh innings. 1
baseball, don't forget to mention Frank Giradeau's little es- Bill Scarbrough and North ment was made shortly after the Howard Academy chalked up its -
I 5H-3V2.' and Wright Irish had knocked the Green third consecutive victory over the
capade. Girardeau, who plays right field for the NAS softball I and Bill McWllliams defeated Rod Wave, from the undefeated ranks, local! nine when it came from behind
combine, came up with a "dilly" against CWA last Wednes 'Dennehy and Art Neely 5-4. 46-7 last year. to win 5-2 last Friday. ,
day. Foulk was low man in the tournament -
with a 73 for the par-72 ..,.
and dribbled it to-
Girardeau swung at an inside pitch I I MacDonald tallied the I
ward the third baseman. However the bat had broken near course. 75. x
: lowest score for Gitmo, a ;' tl x
the handle when it made contact with the ball and the big _x- .tb6dAC

end of the stick went flying at the CWA third baseman's Paces Varsity

head. In dodging the bat, the infielder allowed the hit ball Tirpak

to bounce lazily by into left field and Girardeau raced around Sluggers With .478

first and pulled up with a two-bagger. It may sound unlawful,

but it's legal as far as the rule book goes. George Tirpak-who has playedin is
all nine City League games
Moffett Is Heavy Sticker leading the NAS softball team's

Will :Moffett's timely hitting is a great asset to the NAS batting order with a .478 average.
Tiger baseball nine. The hard-hitting diamondeer played in Russ Cummings has a .571 mark "

two games recently and in ten trips to the plate he garnered but and they Gene have Horton played is In hitting500 only three, t +

nine hits. Moffett's safeties accounted for more than a few and five games, respectively.Frank ,
of the Tiger nine's runs and several of them went for extra Stewart is leading In runs '<
scored with a total of nine to his

bases.Local baseball fans don't know what they are missing credit. G All n II Au.Comminr \

, .when they fail to see the Tigers play on Mason Field. The ....... II 7, II 4 ..571ilortoa
colorful brand of ball and action ... ....... 5 8 II 4 ..1500IIak.
aggregation plays a very 23 11 .478
sometimes reaches a high-speed pace. Interested fans can /; ..:::::::::: : 7 = 3 :.428Mewart
..... 9 17 9 7 ..412Ilradley : .
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' check with the PT Department for scheduled games. ......w..... 7 J5 :I II .33$ .. < : =
'J Alexander ....... t 3 0 1 ..833Ilnyer V v <*r > ,; -
........... 7 17 1 5 .291
Fleet Air Wing Eleven Kegler Dan Scnecal came Tlbbf'tt .......... 9 24 IS 7 .%91 INITIAL SACK ACTION-JIm Boynton of Howard Academy i '-
Wheeler ......... 7 111 8 II ..274arardeaa
through with a 1014 pin total in the final round of the Jack- ( ....... 9 24 6 A ..2i0Nsvino / dives back Into first base as Tiger first-sacker Bob Smith puts the
sonville Journal's Open Bowling Tournament last jveek to .......... 7 20 21 4 ..200Rorherlek sphere on him In an attempted nick-off.. The Howard nine won

,,I capture ninth place in the affair. ..::,:::. 1 J: : : .158.000 the fray played on Mason Field 5-2,

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25 May 1950 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven







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Trophies Given C !

; To Station Cage, 1k F\S'tQW'1' '

,..* Bowling Winners CHis ,\;'

Representatives of intra- !rural .
bowling and basketball teams I + 1 fv '. S< r .
<- that finished on top of the heap I + Jack Harvey, station golf
> In competition were on hand to 4. f announced this week that the pro station -
accept championship and runnersup -
golf course will remain
open *
trophies on behalf of their from 0800 until sunset on week- :>
teammates in a ceremony last days and until 1800 on week-ends
Wednesday. and holidays.

Comdr. Porter F. Bedell Execu- The layout is open to all hands 1
tive Officer"of NAS made the pre- who wish to play and member

sentations. ship cards can be obtained by
Gregory Lucas, AMC, receivedthe Officers for $2.00 and enlisted
station championship bowling men for $1.00. Clubs can be rent-
trophy for the O&R Inspection i\tih J1JLJ1 ed for twenty-five cents per day. J
y r Chiefs. M/Sgt. Lester W. Kuchler, Shirley; Yeigler and Hazel
representing the Marine bowlers Hirst are two lady golfers which J
accepted the station runners-up have shown a great improvement {
b'owling award.Operations .
in their game in very little
bowling team, which time.
finished ACCEPT INTRA-MURAL TROPIIIES-Receiving three of the eight trophies presented to in
ir1 the Ameri- '
runner-up As for
fra-mural bowling and basketball winners in ceremony, last week, three of the representatives are the men, Comdr. Porter -
cna League, was represented by Bedell
Derry Tucker ADI. Tucker also shown with Comdr. Porter F. Bedell, NAS executive officer, third from left, who made the pres- and Airman Ray ','
accepted the basketball entation. Left to right are, Derry Tucker, ADI, of Operations, American League bowling runnersup Sampson the indicate forward prog-
runner-up Lester Kuchler Marine Barracks station and Lucas ress on course by taking a
M/Sgt. bowling Gregory
. trophy for the Operations unit. ; runners-up, big cut in their handicaps.
> Hay Hinkle, ADC, accepted the AMC, of the championship O&R Inspection bowling team. Tony Grego recently betteredhis :
> Station
v" trophy which basketball was won championship-by the Three record times on the the local local divotdig:1 course. .:
Boseballers Pairifit I How Much Did
Physical Training Department Drop ; ger has hit 68 over the eighteen-
hole layout. Last Thursday be i
The National League runner-up Babe Ruth Earn? loosened up and tallied 34 going

trophy in basketball was acceptedby out and 33 coming: in for a 67. ,
Orvis Salrin, YNC, for Com- { Parris Island Today The finest response since it A BIT OF ETIQUETTE-Never 1
FairJax. George Jones. IIMC. re- was inaugurated greeted last drive a ball until players aheadare
ceived Hospital's American League week's Sports Quiz question of well out of range.
runner-up award.Churchill I Jax-Navy's diamonders, still bitter over two defeats the week with Frank Trent,
-x- handed them scheduled to DKSN, of Supply coming forth 4
last week, were open a two-game Table Tennis
with the first correct answer.
Still Tops I series against Parris Island, away yesterday afternoon. The The correct answer to last

second tilt was scheduled for today. week's query "What is the

The Little Creek Amphibs are highest batting average com Doubles PlayCommences
... Jax-Navy Wallopers chances on making the squad.
expected to arrive aboard the I piled in one season by any
Despite the fact that he went station for a two game series Motormen Triumph major league player," is: Hugh
Three-run clusters in both the
who batted .438 for the
hitless in two recent games Keith over the week end, but con- I sixth and seventh innings gave
Boston Braves in 1894.
Churchill was still leading the Jax- firmation of the games hasn'tbeen the R. C. Motors nine from Jack :Many thought that Rogers Five matches were played off
Navy stickers with a .302 average reported. If the Amphibs sonville its 6-1 triumph over Jax- Hornsby who batted .(U in in the first round of the Station
after 35 scheduled contests. arrive they will play JaxNavyat
Navy last Saturday on Mason Table Tennis Doubles tour-
1924 while playing for St. Louis
The hitter 1430 Saturday and Sunday.At Field. nament last week while
top who has playedin Cardinals was the right man. the
24 games, has collected 26 hits present, the local team is Motorman "Lefty" Pete Mathis Many record books carry just other two couples entered in the
in 86 trips to the plate. crippled with injuries and trans- did some neat twirling for the the averages after 1900 which affair were handed byes into the

... Joe Gushanas, lefthand hurler, fers, but coach Frank McCaffrey winners as he fanned nine locals lccounts for the scores of second round.
Is second in the batting column announced that tho nine would and gave up only six hits. Bob Hornsby answers. Aquilla Allen, station singles
with a .275 mark. continue to play all its scheduled Becker was Navy's losing pitcher.It This week's question is: champion has teamed with Al
James "Ace" Woolbright who games. was Becker's fourth loss in nine How much money did Babe Webber for the doubles affair
was transferred recently, led in. When Ken Werner is discharged starts. Ruth draw In total salary for and the couple loom as a strong
RBI with 18. Churchill and Ken from the service this week-end, Ken Werner crew a walk and hU 22 years in the major contender for top honors. The duo
., Werner each had 15. I McCaffrey will probably put Harry came all the way around on er- league? What was his highest received a bye in the first go.
(i An K II lint Mr. Stinson, a former Perret's Dairy rors to score Jax-Navy's only run yearly salary? Jake Duvall and Eugene Kidcl
Churchill ....24 86 15 26 IS .302 backstop behind the plate. Stinson of the game in the third inmng. Bring your answer to the Jax stepped into the front as heavy
(IJvlmilon.. .... .14,17 39 81 10 7 10 14 5 8 .256.375 I was hitting .428 with the Com- Three singles, two of them Air News office, room 124, in favorites by defeating Bill Mo-

'ebb .. .. ...JO 84 10 16 6 ..230Mf munity League Dairy nine several bunts and an error gave the visi- the main administrative building lonoskie and Ed Farady in quick
Spar In ... ,Il 20 0 5 1 .250' weeks ago and is a recent ad- tors three tallies in the sixth. A or phone extension, 8184 or Fashion two games in a row. The
Wner ......SI 10.1 27 26 IS
.248 double, a single, an error and a two ace ping-ponger: took the-
Lopes .......15 41 5 10 1 .244 dition to the NAS nine. Jerry 216.
TUrk .......24 82 IS 19 8 .233 Livingston, who is suffering a free pass enabled them to score first game 21-15 and the second
Manning ,...SS 129 28 28 12 .217 hand injury at present, is theteam's three more runs in tha. seventh. 21-14.
rantln ..... 5 10 2 :2 0 .200 catcher. Suffer First ShutOutThe hits and five free passes off local Another walk-away match de-
Iris ... 4 7 0 1 0 ..143Woolbrlgbt other I
hurler Charles Webb for six runs
suf- when Owen Williams
Jax-Navy aggregation veloped
..SI 113 11 16 18 .142: Joe Henderson first baseman for
Henry ...... 27 80 8 12 2 .140 also fered its first shut-out of the sea- in the second inning Coach Hal Lewis defeated George Nulf
lJaJey... ... .17 45 5 6 1 .133 the Perret's Dairy nine is try- son when Stetson University tooka Frank McCaffrey called Jake Du- and Frank McCaffrey, 21-13 and
Duvall .. ... 0 20 0 1 0 .050 Ing out for a berth on the local seven-inning fray 12-0' at De- vail from the bullpen. Duvall 21-15.

PITCHING-RKCORDS01PII : J team. Land Fla., last week. Rain cut held the Stetson men scorelessfor The hardest fought first round
K 1111 !ooV L Pet McCaffrey is still looking for the game short. three innings then allowed duel was won by Jack Duncan

Laird Hnkrr ... ........ ..10 4 82 17 68 MIS 29 IS 511101.000 S3 5. .5.16 more candidates and will give all Ten local batters reached base them to score three runs in the and Paul Franke when they eked
Webb ....,..n79'1973..I13. 6 .400 newcomers a thorough screening but two Stetson hurlers Bob Hall! sixth and three more in the sev- out a win over John Wareing and
Duvall .10 55 60 67 57 28 23.400 I before giving them a negative or and Jimmy Stoner gave up only enth frame. Ray Hinkle. Duncan and Franke
UnihanM ... 9 71 83 HIT 56 S 5 .375 .positive answer j about their.Overhaul five scattered safeties to the NAS Dick Clark collected two hits took the first game 21-19 dropped -
in four trips to lead Navy at the the second to their foes 13-
nine.When the Hatters collected four plate. 21 then came: back to win the
f. Hospital Remains Unbeaten r .. match.third game 23-21 and take the .

b- Charlie Tibbet and Ray Hale
made a fast comeback after losingthe

In Bntra-Mural SoftballIntermittent first duel to win over Joe
: Sinko and James Patterson. Tib-
bet and Hale dropped the first
battle 17-21, then took the next
rainfall caused a r
and Repair from the f two 21.16 and 2118.
number of American League
league lead with a 6-4 setback. Bob Becker and Pete Oleynick
games to be postponed in the in- --I
4 registered the other first round
tra-mural Softball tournament last O&R was tied with Ordnance and
Gunnery and FASron 109 for top win by defeating Charlie Wheeler -
week but the National League
completed its sixth round of play honors in the league before losingto John McKay, 21-16, 1821 ;
the Fleet team. Ordnance and and 2119.
with undefeated Hospital on top *
Dick Garver and Jack Lucous-
Gunnery and FASron 109 were two
of the ladder with a 5-0 slate. Hos-
in the first *
ky received a bye
pital received a bye in the first of the six teams scheduled for play
round. yesterday. u.arA round. I Ix
Running second to Hospital in Fleet Air Wing Eleven started ;
-- the National circuit are Securityand off slow in the tournament, but
NARTU, both boasting 5-1 is now a top threat to the league Tars Oppose y
records. A duel between the two leaders with a 4-2 record. '
second Diamond First Lieutenant of the National -
place squads on 1
Number 5 this afternoon at 1500 League, scored the upset of RedsMonday
will decide the issue. Hospital'sfoe the season last Thursday by down
'this afternoon is the weak VF- ing the high-powered Security On the road for the past week, J
12 combine.In team 7-5. f wJ Hal Gruber's Jacksonville Tars return .I
the rain-bothered American The same afternoon. Hospital to their home grounds Monday -
circuit, three games were rescheduled humiliated the Chief Petty Officers a evening to open a four-day
to be played yesterday. 21-8 for its fifth consecu- 'y4 home stand against the Columbia ''

Only two tilts were played last tive victory. NARTU recorded its .. Reds. ..
\ .
Friday and they were re-scheduled fifth victory by downing VF-13, Following the series with the ,1
_. .. ,
from the preceding Tuesday. 11-5 and VF-5/ took a 13-7 game --- '- Reds, which Concludes: next Thurs- "
_r FAW 11 Scores Again from Supply. VF-12 topped Photo FLYING HIGH-Howard King of the Photo Lab squad! leaps day. the Tars go on the road for .
Last Friday, VP-3 annexed its Lab, 14-8 in the other tilt played high in the air for a long throw from the outfield as VF-12's Clarence a short visit before coming back
first win of the season by dump Thursday.All I Charron reaches for home plate in an Inlra-imiral tussle. to begin a lengthy seven-day home
ing VF-171, 5-2. The same after games will continue to startat Charron missed the plate on his first try, but reached safely on ttay with the Columbus Cardinalsand
noon, Fleet Air Wing 11 knocked 1500. his second. VF-12 won the tilt 12-8. the :Macon Peaches, June 5iI ..I i



Eight JAX AIR NEWS 25 May 1950

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Identity Cannot t Be Established d -

Selection Of World War 99 Unknown Is Veiled Process SUPPLY I I r

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To Be Entombed May 30, 1951The CHAN<..iBUVBHS.MId sum.nier. .

which /slapped us in the
._ .. face the first of
unidentified\ Americanwho ----- -- ---- ------ --------- ---------- --- -- --- --- -- -- May this
is to be enshrined as this by U. S. Naval vessel. The re- group burial. will be brought first to the is bringing more l'hangethai..

IH1lion's World War II Unknownwill mains will lie in state in the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. Lcd I'. Stonum's new baby' Not

bo selected in historic Independence rotunda of the United States IN SELECTING: : the principaland They will be the first individual only do we have a switch iti '

Hall at philadelphia Capitol and on Memorial Day, alternate unknowns, board unknowns of the war returned commanding officers! of the' Station -

Pa., Saturday morning, May 30 1931 the Unknown wi'llbo members meeting in Washington from overseas theatersto soon, but Supply also lose

May 2t, 1951 from among six entombed in Arlington National at the Office of the Quartermaster this country Only the bodyof its favorite executive officer onKa

members of the United States Cemetery. General'will prepare the one selected as the Un- few weeks later.

Armed Forces who gave their Symbolic of all branches of capsules containing the code known of World War II will Comdr. C. L. Loring i'onung5

lives: overseas and whose Iden- the Armed Forces and representative number of the remains of each eventually come to rest in native from the Armed Forces Staff

tities can never be established, of every theater of unknown now on file. Unknowns soil. As provided by Con College in Norfolk arrives i

the Department of Defense announced operation where Americans are identifiable only by gressional action ( Public Law July to relieve) our Command,.
recently fought and died during World code numbers. 368, 80th Congress), unidentified Porter, who is looking forwai

War II, the six: bodies brought The capsules representing the overseas dead other than to the special Business: Admin" -
Immediately following the back to this country will be selected unknowns will then be placedin the Unknown are interred in tration course he will take isSeptember r
.selection, the Unknown will be
from among unidentifiable containers designated for overseas cemeteries. at California'Stan:
brought to Washington. D. C. Armed Forces dead interred each cemptery. Six capsuleswill 4 4lIOT11 ford University.1'KOPLK .

in 16 permanent United then be drawn from each Tilt: NAVY and the :- The annual KIIIK'-'

CJLliSSIFIEDBULLETIN States military cemeteries and container. The. first capsule will Air Force will play a major stein Golf Tourney gets undo,

national cemeteries overseas. then be designated the principal part in bringing the remainsof way this week with :at least oSupplyers
There are at the present time. unknown. The remaining five the unknowns to PhIladel- in the line-up B

approximately 8,000()( unidentified will be listed as: alternate un phia. Two bodies from the Pacific Cobv made the championsh.n.I

FOR SALE i dead buried in these cem knowns' in the order drawn. Coast theaters will be flight by carding a qualm >nu

2 bdrm cottage! kit furn. & bathrm. eteries. The capsules: of unknowns not brought to the United States by round of 76; and Jack Sharp > .

Lakefront site on Sante selected will be retained until Naval vessel and the unknowns qualfying 83: placed him in Uv-

1Lakl' Warren Folks. Pho. DITAILS: ON who will select all selection overseas: have been representing the European, highly competitive Sixth Flight'

ext. :*(>7Nev ; the Unknown of World completed and will then be de Mediterannean Africa Middle First match will be placed 'an >r ,

homo just completed Del. War II at Philadelphia and stroyed. East theaters and the Alaskan before this Sunday. .Pearl 00/-

i-obia & Garibaldi. Southstdei I those who are to take part in If the remains of the prin- Command will be flown hereby ,' sey's mother has been mow.-d "I'a ,

Realty Co. Pho. 9-4401). ceremonies incident to the selection cipal .unknown fail to meet Air Force personnel. hospital I where she is recov i

3 rm frame bungalow, 9 yrs. old.' and final burial have qualifications, the unknown will ing from a stroke. Max.n
final selection is
Price $7,500. M. ,V. J. Rio, 3015 not been completed. Provisionfor be reinterred. Remains of alternates After the remains of the Parks resigns the first of the ''i-" fit"
made the
'lum St. I return of an Unknown will then be examined cal year to await a Novemoer. ,
War II Unknown will
New 4 rm. frame house on a 60' American who died while servo until one is found which meets World visit from the stork. .Vera S: m-,
:x9! F. C. Wood, 7345 Pen rose Ave. Forces of the. United States remains exhumed in a cemetery and tl an port<'d to the New Homeowners Club thr'tuih

Ph. 3-6404 or ext 317. I during World War II was made meet requirements a second Naval Gun Factory at Washington II a purchase in Spring Manor
5 rm. shingled bungalow $1200 by Public Law 429 of the 79th drawing will be held at arriving by noon Dorothy Houghton (Personnel .4
cash required I monthly pay- Congress.. the Office of The Quartermas-: on Sunday, May staying home nights now sin' *
I! . ... the remains will lie in state at ,
menu $57 OS Andrews 5'2'2Palmer 2.if'i".t' she won a television set at a !r '
the Capitol. The final ceremonies r
j Ave. 'Ph8:615C: : I cent raffle.
incident to interment of the I i
FOR RENT ASSORTED The Super 1 visor .
Unknown will take place on
2 rm. apt. Mrs. Miller 2031: Herschel I training classes recently begun
Wednesday morning, May 30,
St. Ph. 76023. I .. ... ......... 1951 for most supervisors will continue
J1t rm. apt. Lt. B. J. Saymor, 907 R I through the end of the vat/
: '
Nelson St Ph. 86318. ., .' .". :?P>< ,.....,. ,<'. : Meanwhile the five unknowns and will be expanded in a I.'*'
Furn.! 3 bdrm. home. Holden, 843 .r JI&,' .. .' : remaining will be returned weeks to include: all superviMiu
Talbot Ave Murray Hill. Ph. : '. ; to cemeteries overseas not already scheduled. B.v k-
; .- i reburial. Two of the five
2-4885. era returning this week t Iron a

Furn rm. near Five Points in congenial : } .. ... ..,, .. ... vull be transposed' by rail ; visit to Cuba, is full of pr.tise
/: home. Mrs. May. Pho. J'R' ?" :!. tuim; Philadelphia to the New lor the trip and in particular ''ir

7-GOtn. 5 IN Ynik' Port of Embarkation and expense tours. Color nm. ...
Would like couple, lady or man .EiT. :I'-'urned to Europe. Two other of the Armed Forces DaPa;

to share home. Conven. to ::: ..>:'.$.". 'li bodies, will be taken bv train : rade (tin which, we ar" told. Supply's

NAS &: bus. Mrs. Dorman, 4618 ." :...'.......... 'GLORY' to the San Francisco Port of float was a standout > w "rt-.

Wheeler Ave. Ph 23808. "P'f. HONORE Enbarkation' for eventual re- taken by Vera Simonds. .md a.--
2 rm. furn. cottage newly decora- ': tin tn, cemeteries in the Pan soon as the films have be"n d<- r

ted. $3.50 wk G. E. Schlut/, : i : aiea The tilth unknowns veloped, thov'll be shown born .

Mgr. Air Base Trailer Park. "' .t I N '.. be plai ed aboard: mihtarvd lunch periods at the iudd.iv,

Pho. 25410. .J AM l.. irtti t and sent to Alaska for movie PienU adin e notnti,

1 Furn. bdrm. Avondale. Close InEdgewnod 1'11' r tina!! I All bodies! will ne vill be1 i 141\.1\\ Tini.' :>'' hila.
& bun al"' "n ,pa",.'d hi 11111)1011') ri\,, 11 ,MV II end till' :us'' If
shop. stop 'S0l:0IERt Mrs. Hertzman. 3333 RandallSt. : .J i ll"rM

Ph. 8-9192. f; ;. : .
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2 rm. furn. apt., pvt entrain y
d "
Mrs. Gl'noves4633 Wheeler KNOWN I BUT TO GO''" ., : ,, \I, $VSAYi T0.

Ave. Ph. 2-4275. .,. .
3 rm. apt., child accepted. $35 mo '
Mrs Kicklighter. Ph. 7-5630. .

Unfurn house, Murray Hill sec Under the plan announced, ter General and results nbled $.
tion. $70 mo. Mrs. 'L. C. Nie- one unknown representing eachof to the theater coivei' tied a a

hau 3526 Ernest St. Ph. 8- five overseas theaters and tW" -'
l 3804 the Alaskan Command will be

:3 I rm. unfurn. apt. refined employed selected on or before March 15, TilE: UNKNOWN i.-mains finally
couple M. E. Rocder. 1951. from among all the un- selected will be plat <'d n

2633 College. Ph. 7-5673. knowns interred in the permanent a new steel!, hermeticallv sealed -

Furn & unfuin. apts. & sleeping United States military caskets of the. type used m

rm*. Howard. 117 E. Church I ISl cemeteries of World War II and; connection with the progran.

Ph. 5-1613J: or 2-0070. two national cemeteries over- for the return and final burial
of World War II dead. Exhumed -
S rm. furn. apt See 1500 to 18flO
P. B.ti'u 11 f'r. 2044 Dellwood.I seas.The u'nknown dead will be etfskets will be completely

3 rm. furn. apt. Mrs. Pharis.: 4449 selected as candidates for the destroyed. Records of
Woodmere St. Call after 1730 1 honors the remains of the unknown.-
greatest in e m o r i a
Ph. 22577. : which the country can bestowon selected to represent each oi ,
the 16 cemeteries will be Will share home or rent bdrms. the basis of three factor: forwarded
"Secret" and
Mrs. there must be no evidence that as
to Navy couple. Taylor,
to the Office of the Quartermaster
1218 Dancy St. Ph. 81981. the deceased was other than a "
Eventually t
General i .
of the United States a e
5 rm. furn. lower apt. $75 perm member all records of the 13.E
Forbes. Mrs Armed Forces; the possibilityof pertinent
) at 2509 George, World War II Unknown .\rnei
2363: Myra. Ph. 7-4738. I identity being established in
:Miscii.LANiotisLo : : the future must be eliminated icon will destroyed.

"l. Bullova watch with broken beyond all doubt, and the deceased The six unidentified dead
band in envelope outside main must nut be a part of a representing the various area.> r

entrance to Navy Exchange. ,

Reward. Clifford P. Nelson, MemorialContinued Intra- "ural' Softball p' ,

ADI, X-2 Div. Ph. 509.

Lost, on base. Man's Lord Elgin Scheduled Announced
from Page 1 )
wrist watch, gold:: gold band, ; < : 1

celluloid crystal. Reward. Hu topic will bo "Can You Take Tlii National League is! schej- .t'' .

Moore, San Marco; Blvd., Royal'Crown It?" Branch 91 and Unit !91 will riled for play on the inii H-niiii.1' f ; .
Cola. Ph. 9-1980. also take part in the 1200 ceremony Softball dUmomli to.l.iv with tIpI
Wanted. Rider between McDuff i American, lop resuming: play next
.& Station. Hours 0730 to 1600. on the apron.In I Tuesday.A liE'S GOING; TO 11.\\'E: A GOOD) 1'1\II-Fur: :: g barrel of fun
745.! his special message at St.Edward's at those beach parties why not gel yourself a beach balloon at
Miss Baldwin, ext. in exptvtM to b.
Wanted. To buy Khaki tropicalworsted chapel Sunday, Chap- I top giiinc Diamond Number Five your Navy Kxchange. The big life.!>ilt' balloons vary in prices,
lain John J. Burns will i j played on of beach I
pay as reasonable as S2.50. ,\ wonderful selection equipment
chief's blouse or coat, |I today. when NARTU ant Security
3451, special tribute to men stationed is also available. Here Louis Crosier Jr., son of Chief
size 37 Armstrong, takes tare second
ret; decide who / over
here at NAS who have died with- and .Mrs. Louis Crosier of Supply, has already picked out Iris
West 68th St. Ph. 6-2461.
i I 11the in his topic i place berth In the National LeagueThe
past year balloon.
Baby sitter available, Carole Dod- I
Six OVerh.iiu .
FASron vs.
For : -- --
"Praying me Bluejackets.) - -
II a
Ph. ext.
1211-B Hancock.
son tilt Diamond .5 next
The Naval Air Station band J and Repair on

Woman 536. will sit with children af- will participate in services off 'Tuesday 1 best i id expected of the t,> one of Send Your Jax Air News Home H

ternoon and eve. Mrs. Love-1 i( the base Tuesday, taking part in I' the games/ |
: 2.1:
at Evergreen cemetry 'Today. daisy
lace 4319 Melrose Ave. Pho.
2-9860. 1 at 1430 and at Hemming Park at First 1.(. ,". 'VP-.1 niaiiKiiiil 2VKl.H
I.l\h l Field :3Supply
Lost. Blue folding umbrella left 1630.:\ \ vv. IMiolo(TO' Di.unond 4 PROM:_..........._.___.._.....___.____._...._.__ PLACE
on city bus, Sun May 7. Willie -- --x ----- j | | vas TWOCENT
1 NAKTII I v* Security
ext 318. New Words
Speas. 50,000
Lost. Black wallet with initialsA. i Hospital vs. VI'--IS I'VId It -.-....---..-..-.---. ...----.-.-_._-.
Clilni?II"I"S( ) The University Tuesday :May t0
R. on front, between MustinRd. ;
of Chicago ia preparing. a50,000worJ .'.11 vi. VA-IS llMiuiMHl 3
& Childs St. Yorktown, ItEm:
on d i I. t i I') tia r that's :.1 .
Reward. Mrs W. H. c y IVetna\ &:; 11 >* Ol"r| Meld.
May 20. 100 cent American. It will be u.1"1; Ola. I !
1430-B Child St., NAS. TO;___.._ .
published, in iy.r l and contain only 1"\ roll Sly \*. OAK Fi-IJ! ::1
Any 3rd class! corpsman wishingto Is. word which were "mads Inmt'rica" VF-I7I ,.". OIl j j"What's :
duty at ,
exchange ;
which have a special
.\ or
Calif. Contac t L. II.
Vallejo. 'I meaning to American: / the uae of it all'" ;Hi.1
Davis!! Barracks Ext. 8139.:!\
the rooster leaning: :against
Rm for "riders; to BirminghamAla I ... .. .
Fn afternoon. May 26, 'Tramp i Mister will you give barn door "E g g 9 yesterday> -- -- --- -

I W R ore .1 dime for a flundwich" ..nickeiis today :arid feather Jut
Tues May 31)')
returning mPage
18 __ _
the sandwich era tomorrow
King, O&R Shop :3101. Maybe t.t'tl see

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