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Jax air news
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United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
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August 24, 1950


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Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
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Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).

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Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville: Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet Air Wing; 11

. Lcdr. Macri New r ''Graded Workers

Station Industrial I

. To Increased
Relations OfficerLcdr. ;I

Guiseppi Macri, one-

time commanding; officer of First Increase Permits
175 has ,
Attack Squadron re

turned to. take to over NAS the Jacksonville post of Industrial : Hiring Of 41 PersonsEmployment

Delations officer of I rta of 41 additional personnel will increase the.

the station. ceiling of civilian employees in graded classification at the

.._ The newly appointed Industrial Naval Air Station to 978, it was revealed last week by the
Relations Officer has been in and
I Industrial Delations Office.
out of NAS Jax and Cecil Fieldon
an almost regular schedule. But I This is the first increase
I er increases are anticipatedafter
first time he has undertaken
this is the
industrial relations duty. f authorized for the station September 1, it is re

Since assuming his post here, w L, I since the war in Korea flared ported.
Commander Macri has been making !I to i its present crisis. Furth- Most of the present increasewill
: a study of policies of admin be filled with cleik-typut:
istration and operations under the S's. and stenographers, with some specially -
v guidance of John W. Carson, his skilled\ personnel for particular
civilian assistant who has held VISITING UNITS TRAIN types of work it was revealed
down the job singlehandedly since Task commander: of the groupof by Lcdr. Gutseppe MactU
the departure of Arnold O. Ander- four St. Louis reserve squad 'newly appointed Industrial Relations
lion last April.Commander rons now undergoing a two- ; Officer of the station.
Macri reported that I week training tour at NAS : First consideration In any hiring -
he was very much impressed oy Lcdr. Nelson McGuire, second program, it is pointed out la
the efficiency of the Industrial from left, explains to pilotson given to local Jacksonville residents -
Relations' department here. "I haveno right, the targets they will although all names will bot
intention of changing any procedure use for bombing. Pilots are left ldrawn from civil service register
to right, Lt. (Jg) Charles Zahn,
or policies unless a changein i according to the Civil Service
the current situation makes it !.t. (tJg) George Holland and Commission procedure.
seem advisable" he stated. "How Lt. (J jg) Dale Malan, I'lanes of The 41 new employees! will bn
ever, I would like all Civil Service one of the squadrons, VA-9'24, placed in Supply Public Works,
personnel to know that we are are being checked by ground Communications. Security rnd Industrial -
here to advise them and assist crewmen Jack Ilagwell. ADI, Relations Department.
: Crawford AN and
William E. ,
them with their problems at anytime
," he added. Spottswood Winfrey, ADI. The
squadrons emphasized: bombing i Funds Sought
A native of New York state rocket: firing and gunnery
Commander Macri claims Watkins during their first! week at NAS.
Glen as his: home town. He is a : For
graduate of the U. S. Naval Acad. Mayport
Continued On Page 2 I
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. t" : St. Louis Reserve Unit -WeddingsBirthsTo I Basin The proposed Project aircraft car-

Be ListedBy rier basin at Mayport came

closer to realization this week:! :!

V Ends Two-Week CruiseFour popular demand the Jax when the Navy requested an

Nr I Air News in the near future appropriation of $3,020,000: )

squadrons of Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, St. will carry two new columns, for the carrier berthing base
back home and Sat- marriages and births. (project, it was reported from
Louis, will be winging their way Friday Wash ington.
I urday after completing two weeks of intensive training here The new columns. pendingthe
The request by the Navy was
K at the Naval Air Station. 1 cooperation of all hands, made public Tuesday as: the
----- -- -- -- -- will list marriages
involvingany House
Men and pilots of the St. Louis Louisans, with three WAVE offi- appropriations committee
I announced it is
military or civilian member considering a
group have been concentrating on cers and five WAVE enlisted per
bombing rocketing and strafing sonnel forming part of the ground of the Naval Air Station, providing Armed Forces$10,486,976,000 the for tlu;
in ending
I. during their annual training compliment and aiding in the The births column will run June 30 1951. year
cruise: taken here due to thebetter processing of "paper work". similarly. The has been
ai Mayport project
facilities and finer flying
The reserve squadrons have for consideration for
weather. Any person or couple who up some
been under the command of task I time. A huge military public
Capt. F. A. Brandley com commander: Lcdr. Nelson McGuire wish to announce their wed works bill authorizing construction
i manding officer of NAS St. during their training stint I dings, or couples who wish to of the carrier basin was:
Louis, home base of the reserve here. Lcdr. McGuire is also com have their new arrivals listed passed last May by the House c/
squadrons, was a surprise visitorat mander of VF-924. Commanding should either send in their announcement Representatives. However, the.
the training area this week. other squadrons are Lt. I. J. bill only authorized the project
I Captain Brandley observed the Becker VA-922; Lt. E. E. Wallace, to the editor, Jax for construction and did not appropriate
operations of squadrons Tuesdayand VA-924, and Lcdr. W. W. Ross. Air News, bring it in person- any funds. .
Pl Macri Wednesday. FASRon 921. ally to room 123 main adminis- When asked for a (ustification I
Good :Many VeteransA As the final days of training tration building or phone ex:. of the Mayport
Vdhi: ; I
Ir TagScheduleSet total of 218 enlisted men, 73 approached, the group leader tension 216. I ral J F Jelley in Washington re- 1
officers, three WAVE officers and Commander McGuire stated "Co- Continued On Page 2 .

I five WAVE enlisted personnel l operation at the station has been .----.....-..-- -===----- --
r L comprise the St.. Louis contingent wonderful. We have been able to I
) which includes VF-924, VA-924, get maximum use of all facil Ij j
station auto VF-922 and FASRon 921. ities." I
New 1950 tags are ,
being issued this week, through The training program: was -x- S
11 ..,q., today, by the Yard Office at the somewhat altered by the approach Lois Of Good ReadingIn y.. J
of the hurricane last
Overhaul and Repair depart.
ment to civilians, chief petty officers week with pilots evacuatingtheir Today's Air NewsA .1.J
and enlisted personnel. aircraft at the first warn J .J
Tags will be issued next weekto ing. But the evacuation was a wide variety of news including a
car owners at Supply and Public brief one since the hurricane national, international, .i
Works departments. warning was lifted after a short local and service notes, is con '.
All personnel must have their .. period. j tained in the pages of this: week's x i'f.
old station tag, car registration, Arriving here Angust 13, the edition of the Jax: Air News. I
.. _. insurance policy and driver's license i St.. Louis reserve squadrons took Topping the list of features is ,..
in order to obtain. theirnew to their training Iere like vet- the "Hurricane Story" on page jo...
tag.Plates. I. erans, since 90 per cent of the three. Civilians can obtain pertinent j 'N' 2 F 't t "
will be issued as per the pilots and a good percentage of data on the BlueCrossBlue c I'I
following schedule between 0800 the chief petty officers: have seen Shield plan on page two.
and 1500 on dates set aside for I combat duty. Two other reserve Here's your guide:

respective departments. squadrons from the St. Louis Breezes _. Page 5 :.
Supply-August 23, 24 and 25 unit have already been called to ,I Blue Cross .J'age 2 I
In building 110; Naval Hospital, active duty, and the feeling runs
August 25 in Hospital general I'high among personnel that the Classified Bulletin Page I
messhall; Public Works-- August squadrons training here at Jax: II CPU Notes .. Page :5
23, 29, 30 and' 31, in building will be called shortly. Hurricane Story Page 3
10,3; Fasron Six: and CVG-1,- McGuire Commands Insects Page ;5 .
August 30, -31 and Sept.""'1, hangar I I Ground personnel were all airlifted NAKTU Notes Page :2Mayport A REAL LOWOUT-IIo' do you land a PV-2 with a blow Y
... 115'office space topside; Fas to Jacksonville by plane 1 out tire? for Lt. (j jg) J. I). Daniel of NA11TU squadron VP7Uthis
a ron 10!), VP-3 and, VP-5- -August while pilots flew their own craft : Funds Page is his second: 'in three months, blowing out right at take-off,
31 arid Sept. 1, Hangar 140. 1 I Sports Pages 6, 7 wheel down when
here in the mass training flight.. I Daniels' advice for PV fliers is to (jet the tail
All other personnel will be Issued added to Theatre Guide. Pas 2 the tire blows. The Chief on the left U Sheldon Cissna AtHSC.YT .
their tag at the Yard Office A new feature was 8 .711 is in Norfolk tor it's two week annual training cruise.
for the St. Tricky: Quick Page
on August 23, 29, 30 and 31, this year's cruise



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Two JAX AIR NEWS 24 August 195Q

Report From Washington ,
Jax Air News -

To Give Commissions To '
Station.Published>Jacksonville every, Fla.NAS Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air:. Navy Specialists'

Capt. Douglas T. Day.___ _.Commanding Officer: Amendment To Career ActThe
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell __Executive Officer Compensation

Fleet Air. JacksonvilleRear Navy will consider applications for direct The Air Force has directed strict compliance
Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery __ .. Commander commissions from civilian doctors, den- with AFR 35-580, prescribing the main-
.. _. __.. __ ___ _.. ._.._.. ....
Capt. Allen Smith _-_ Chief of Staff tists, nurses, medical interns, medical and den- tenance of WD AGO Form 66, Officers',
Fleet Air Wing: Eleven tal students and electronics technicians. No Warrant Officers' and Flight Officers' Qual-
Capt. George C. Montgomery___ .. ._. _______Commander other categories of personnel are being con- ification Record, to prevent instances of qUAl-
Comdr. Charles Robertson... ___._.__..Chief Staff Officer sidered for direct commission from civilian ified officers from failing to be> considered
Naval Hospital fields at this time. for promotion because of incorrect entries.
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton. Commanding Officer Difficulties have been caused particularly by
Capt. Guy E. Stahr ._ Executive Officer The Air Force recently announced that a the inaccurate reflection of permanent grade .
NARTU new uniform cloth for summer apparel is pres- and date of rank.
Capt. Raymond N. Sharp ... .....__..._....Commanding Officer ently being service tested. This information *
supersedes an erroneous report in Clip Sheet The Personnel Policy Board has proposedan
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration No. 405 dated May 28, 1950, that "no changein amendment to the Career CompensationAct
building.> Phone extension 8184. summer apparel is contemplated before to correct inequities relating to the pay-
Editor-Andrew H. Planey 1953, and possibly none will be made by then." ment of re-eniistment bonus to military personnel -
Staff Member: Bob Joyce, JOSN. Officers in the Equipment Division of the The proposed amendment reads:
Air Force Directorate of Research and Devel- "Provided that in enlistmtentfor
The JAX AIR NEWS If published vtceniy at the U. S. Na\al Air Station persons an
Jacksonville Florida, and printed commercially with non-arproprlated fundsat opment were emphatic in pointing out, how- an unspecified period of time, entered into
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAV'EXOS V 35. Rev. ever, that no decisions have yet been made as prior to October 1. 1949 shall be paid $110
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the
to an official shade of summer cloth or the upon the first anniversary date of such en-
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, Naval Auxiliary: Air Station, Cecil Field and
the U. S. Naval Hospital I date that any new shade will be authorized.This listment subsequent to September 30, 1949 and
The JAX AIR NEWS u a member of. the Armed Forces Free Service. Re announcement will be made through a $60 upon each anniversary' date thereafter
of production oth r! matter of material, except from by service courcei publications must iseprohibited without permission news release and through appropriate Air subject to the limitations that the total amounipaid
of Editor JAX AIR NEWS.CONTINUED Force directives at such time as a decision is after October 1, 1949 shall not exceed
reached. "
------- 1440.
Membership in the Military Amateur Radio The Air Force Long Range Proving
System grew during/ Fiscal Year 1950 from Ground at Cocoa, Fla., has been redesignatcd
l lenders Service 850 to 3,122 members. MARS was created in Patrick Air Force Base, in honor of the first
Entering Military November 1948 by joint Army-Air Force directive Chief of the Army Air Service, Maj. Gen.
to coordinate practices and proceduresof Mason M. Patrick.
amateur radio operations with' military "
radio communications and to provide on ad- The Navy will reactivate Cecil Field, Fla.,
0an Continue Blue Cross-Blue Shield ditional pool of trained communications per- its Auxiliary Air Station, ordered closed last
sonnel for use in the event of emergency.: February. It will be utilized as a fleet operational -

The Florida Hospital and Medical Service Corporation re-

cently adopted a policy which provides members entering mil- Weekend
itary service to continue their BJueCl'oss-Dlue Shield pro \ M'it

tection.A memorandum issued by the

Industrial Relations Department tract costs $8.80 each quarter, Wmcflafk t Notes ,.,
advised employees of the policy while a family Blue Cross-Blue
adopted by the sponsors of the Shield contract amounts to $2000 from t
twin plan.It per quarter. '
was pointed out that a per Employees who have the Blue
son with a single contract who Cross, Blue Shield plans and who NIlR
entered military service couldif leave employment at the station
he desired, have his policy for reasons other than entering:
suspended during his period of into military service, may also VMF-144 closed out 1950 Maneuvers Saturday, August 10th, witha
military service. If the subscriber continue their protection by party for all personnel at the Anchorage. The party was rated"tops"
applies within 90 days after sep- either paying direct to the local : by the men. Captain DeVaney Is to be complimented upon se-
he office in the curing plenty of excellent food and ice cold drinks.
aration from military service rates as quoted preceding I
could have his policy reinstatedand paragraph.Or I The officers engaged the en- .
folk and sad
would be given credit for the if a group exists at the listed men In a Softball game, but py This .brings some to the eml one VMF .
length of time his contract was place where they accept employment so far we have been unable to ob- I 144'a 1950 maneuvers. Where next
in effect prior to entering mili- they be> transferred"and pay tain a reliable final score. How- year's maneuvers will be held is .
tary service. This credit applieson through that existing group. This ever, there are plenty of minor
a question no one can answer. I
waiting periods or cases per- applies whether employees remain i cuts and abrasions in evidence of
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tainihg to existing conditions. I in the state of Florida or encounter,
Two Plans AvailableA whether they accept employmentin I As a climax to the party there Funds SoughtContinued
subscriber carrying a wifeon I another state as Blue Cross- was a dunking spree in which
a family contract which pro- Blue Shield protection is available I several of the officers and enlisted 1 From Page 1
vides maternity benefits has a in practically any state. men were escorted, with con- plied:
choice of either two plans. Plan Additional information concerning siderable force in some cases, to "At present we have no place !,
1 provides that if he desires to Blue Cross-Blue Shield the banks of the St. Johns and im- south of Norfolk for berthing car
continue to pay the regular family insurance may be obtained from .1 politely thrown in. Foremost riers. On the East Coast we can
rate. Plan 2 provides that if among the dunkees was Major
t the Employees Service Op- berth at Quonset Point air station
he desires to discontinue the ma- eration of the Industrial Rela- i Thomas E. llobley Commanding and at Norfolk air station. This j jThe
ternity protection during his military tions department, building 007, Officer of the Squadron. will permit us to do it at the
service he may sponsor his phone extension 420. PERSONNEL PERSONALS- Jacksonville Naval Air Station."
wife on a one person contract.If Lt. John Patrick*made
-x- a flying The proposed new construction Security of jour nation
he applies within 90 days I trip from Cherry Point, N. C., Justin
project at Mayport will make is in handy.There's .
his date of discharge from your
after time to get to the hospital In
'Old On Jacksonville one of the more important
Trumpet' Duty
military service he may have his Daytona Beach to greet the arrival military bases in the many a slip between -
family contract reinstated and With Marines In Korea of another prospective fighter country. the cup and the lip.
would be given credit for the pilot. Mother and son are doing -x- I So zip your lip and save a
length of time his family contractwas Washington (AFPS)- Somewhere
in effect prior to his enter-I in Korea, Old Trumpetis fine.VMF 144 promotion board met Lcdr. Macri ship. !
ing military service. This sounding the advance for in solemn conclave this week but -
that a subscriber, who had a family the First Marine Division. the results
not been posted.As Continued From Page 1 Have To Open Crate
Old is the
contract for approximatelyone Trumpet bath'redbugle usual, there will be
year before entering military which sounded rails for emy, class of 1941.
service; would after reinstate- the Marines at Tientsin in the The new Industrial Relations To Defect A-Bomb
ment upon his return from mil- Boxer Rebellion, half a cen- Hasty Marriages Face !officer has collected art outstanding -
itary duty, be entitled to all ma- tury ago. Draft Board Scrutiny I number of awards, pennantsand Washington AFPS) -If an
ternity benefits immediately after Old Trumpet was resting in trophies for squadrons he has atomic bomb were smuggledinto
date of reinstatement. peaceful retirement in the Marine Washington (AFPS) -Marriage commanded during the war and this country crated in the
Contracts ExplainedThe Band Museum here when will not necessarily be grounds again while stationed at Cecil hold of an enemy ship it
memorandum also states Marine outfits were ordered for deferment from military ser- Field. He was the youngest man, could not be detected except
that a subscriber with a family to Korea. The old bugle left vice, Selective Service officials both in rank and age, to graduatefrom by opening the crate, an atomic
contract carrying a wife and I Washington tucked carefully said recently. The decision of de- the June class at the Naval scientist has revealed.
children would have to continueto beneath the arm of an officer ferment based on marriage will War College, Newport, R. I. Dr Karl Z. Morgan, of the I
carry the family contract and enroute to join the First Divis- be left to the discretion of local His squadron awaids! consist of Atomic Energy Commission'sOak
pay the family rate should he desire ion and sail for Korea. boards. the AirLant Safety trophy; the Ridge, Tenn., laboratory,
to continue protection for his I However, local boards will be Battle Efficiency pennant, pre- told a recent news conference
wife and children. It's A Small World asked to scrutinize marriages ap- sented to VA-175 which he com- he knew of no detection instrument -
Subscribers> who enter the mil parently entered into for the sole manded in 1949; the president that would disclose! a
itary service and who desire to I Proves True Again purpose of evading military ser- citation; Navy unit citation, plusan bomb hidden in a crate.
I, continue the Blue Cross Blue vice, particularly those following array of other medals, includ-I I -x-
Shield protection would be placedon With U. S. Forces In Korea brief courtships. ing the DFC. I Device Kill Barnacles
a direct pay basis and would (AFPS)="It's a small world."
t, therefore, be required to pay the Frank Emery a newspaper cor- With Electric ShockLa
direct pay rates. A one person respondent assigned to Korea s
Blue Cross-Blue Shield con- found his brother, Cpl. Marshall dt f ft Jolla, Calif. (AFPS)- An
, Emery of Beverly Hills, Calif., electric shocking device that kills
Theatre aboard a transport carrying U. S. barnacles and mussels and prevents
troops to Korea.O. 1 4 them from fouling the bot-
P. King, a press wire service ., +ar :!. toms of vessels hag been devel-
correspondent, found his son, oped. The device consists of a
Guide O. K. King, holding a Key post on series of vacuum tube, that generate _
one of the convoy's advance ships. electrical impulses in the
Thursday, August!. 24 -x- water. In the case of bivalve mus
''V/b/ jlante Hideout"- Rocky Lane City Donates TrolleysFor sels, the shock causes their shellsto

.. Friday, August 25 snap shut with death resulting -
Without A Passport" Recruiting Duty from starvation or autoin-
toxication because of to
Hedy Lamarrgatunbty Atlanta, Ca. (AFPS)- The At- eliminate wastes. inability
lanta Transit Company has con-
August 26"VaJley tributed two trackless trolley
of Giant*"Wayne Morris cars to the Armed Forces for re- Diamond Jim Brady was a big
eater. To needle him a friend re-
cruiting publicity
,f Sunday, August 27 The cars'were painted and marked that he knew someone
"A Life of Her Own"Lana silver, Army-Air Force recruiting who could outeat him any day
f Turner Service colors, and bear large "I saw that man eat ham," he
said, "and he certainly did a tine >I.
signs 'Enlist Now" and
Monday, August 28 reading
M "Buy Bonds The' trolleys will HE'S HAPPY-The smiling chief; In wet dungarees is Walter job."
"Shakedown"Howard Duff travel their accustomed routes, Corneally, ADECA, of VP-741, Corneally was made chief and received I "Yeah," Diamond Jim yawned
'l'veL ft Wee, August 29-30 bearing the Armed Forces message the traditional dunking while the NARTU squadron is in as he picked hit teeth, "How
-"Fireball"Mickey Rooney. about Atlanta. Norfolk for a two-week training cruise many hams did he eat"



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.24 August 1950 JAX AIR NEWS Page Threa

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;- This Is Hurricane Season

I i (now What A HurricfJge .Is andatPreautionsto' Take Protective Hurricane

I This is hurricane seasonin it so destructive. I One Chance In 50 For lax Measures
Florida and last week'salert
At the outer edge of a hurricane -
was perhaps just a the winds are light to moderate storma\ returning but rather lion of building codes in the The U. S. Weather Bureau's ..
... that those winds are from the various municipalities requiring
to what might gusty, the velocity of
preliminary warnings and advices
the winds increasing as the same storm but from the opposite certain rigid standards resistantto
happen in the near future. storm center approaches side of the center. hurricanes are widely distributed

Chances of the Jacksonvillearea the highest wind velocities oc- through press and radio The

being visited by a curring In the vicinity of the rim THIS IS ONE of the most TilE CASUALTY LIST, once first warnings are released
dangerous phases of the stormin terrible in all
so nearly great
of the
hurricane are 1 in 50, ac- "eye"The that many persons leave their storms, has been reduced almost when the storm is a great dU,

cording to statistics re- "eye" Is a name generally shelter to survey the storm to the vanishing point during tance away and these warnings

., leased by the American Red area applied in the to center the relativelycalm of hurricane damage and are caught in the the past 25 years. In 1928 are labeled "Advisory".
by the return of the vio- a hurricane caused the deathsof
but long They describe the location in.
Cross, even on and. in general the air ,
lent winds. Don't let this
and the
hap. 2,000
j\ shot such as that it might movement in this sector is light, to you. For your own safe- usual nearly death toll was persons in the thousands tensity and the path of the

{.. be well to know what a variable to calm. It should be fen do not leave the immediate or at least hundreds.Due storm. As the hurricane approaches

I .,.. hurricane is and what pre- noted that when the storm center vicinity of your shelter. The to protective measures the coast, hurricane
the winds
passes begin time required for the calm .center adopted by the Federal and lo-
cautions to take, just in again, suddenly and violently, in "warnings" are issued by the
to pass will vary from a few cal government agencies, a better -
case one heads this way. the opposite direction to the Weather Burea so that all inhabitants
Old-timers In' the area are wind experienced prior to the of the vicinity,
well acquainted with hurricanes beginning of the calm. -
.:t:;. where the hurricane is likely:
but newcomers to Florida This does not mean that the .... .. "" to strike will be fully warned
I often have Just a hazy con '
ception of what the tropical .r-; : and have time to prepare for

storm really is. U. S. Better PreparedTo \ -- the coming storm.

Basically. a hurricane Is alirpe Care For Wounded -= .. (I Steps for self-protection and

: tropical cyclone character ". conditions that arise during a hur-
ized by winds of at least 75 Han Diego (API'S) The ? \ '"" ricane, as have been observed dur-
miles per hour moving In a United States Is better MOlT air
prepared ( ing past storms, have been com-
counter clockwise direction to care for Its war casnaltiei tie \ piled by the American Red Cross
+ \ctOtiry
about a central vortex or "e"t! than during World War P or vt .t' \\ and are as follows:
+. These storms are of great Inten- 11.
sity and are usually accompanied Rear Admiral Joel( T. Boonc fit :
f \ 1 TIONS-Find out where the near
by torrential rains, mountainous (MC), USN, Inspector( generalof
est first aid station and storm
waves at sea and high the ( \
Navy' Bureau of Medicine
shelter has been established (us-
tld" I and Surgery/ said medical / ually at neighborhoodschool
I planning for mobllfraUon of 1 If your feel that
r 0 It 1\11 N 0 DUUIIS the doctors ) you your
and more widespread house is not secure, and plan to
months of June through October training of inpdlral ald >,.
< were (
( go elsewhere, Go Early, take food
In the or areas the
principal reasons for bet )
of tropical calms at least 5 degrees ter preparedness l for at least one day, blanket and
pillow. Don't wait until the last
.. above the equator, most In
Korea he added, there is ) minute to begin storm preparations -
of the storms affecting the Flor- another major help. That Is \' I .
ida area have their origination hating hospital facilltlps" forward \ '
Caribbean Sea South- SICK PERSONS Arrange.
In the or areas
, ern Gulf \ ... 'l'f' ments are made by the AmericanRed
I All doctor, the admiral said \
" .. 4ROUHOC> Cross to transport sick
Of the 78 tropical cyclones would be mobilized in the eventof per \
which have hit Florida in the a major war. They would \I' ., -----= ), sons to places of safety A great
last 04 years, 51 have been of howler, be districted "C <" :\' many require this assistance and
hurricane Intensity and the Key 0 tJ'j if you have a sick person to be
equally as possible>> for : \
West and Miami areas have and rlvlllin 1 nrcd military r\ ,--0 &tolt.---:: tjQ p moved be sure to notify the American

borne the brunt of these vicious\ \ O\\o Red Cross.

winds ,- DOCKS, WINDOWS-Board
In size and speed the hurri- TurkTReceh/c/ *?-X. > / windows if you can do it securely -

canes have varied from less than X 50 miles to more than 500 milesin :c' side doors. Make provisions for

diameter and depending on Sub Rescue \ *- opening a window or a door on the
the latitude their forward speed Ship I lee side of the house to rrevent a

has been from 200 to 500 miles vacuum being formed by wind
per day. Under ProgramThe suction.
While the wind velocity of a ; LOOSE OBJECTS-Check
to several hours depend- informed public and an im- up
tropical storm must be at a minimum on everything around the housuthat
of 75 miles hour in U S. Navy submarine res- ing on the size of the calm area proved warning service the
per might blow
establish cue ship Bluebird was officially and the forward speed of the death list is now less than 3 away or be torn
order to it hurri- .
as turned loose. Garbage cans, garden tools
over to the Turkish gov- storm. percent of what it was 25 years ,
cane intensity, in some cases ernment under the Mutual De In spite of the \Iolence and ago. In fact for the first time signs, porch furniture, awnings,
the wind velocities considerably
are etc.. become of
fense Assistance weapons destruction -
Program early terrible destructive force of a In Florida history, the hurricane
in of this
excess figure this week at the Naval Base in hurricane statistics show that of October 5, 1948, did not causea ; in' hurricane winds. Store
in the of the violent 1D35
+? as case New London, Connecticut. them; inside. Trim shrubs and tie
precautions and observ- single death.
hurricane when velocities proper
Keys them to
of 200 miles per hour were recorded The Bluebird will be renamed ance of safety proceedures min- A hurricane can be detectedin up prevent damage.
the Kurtaran when it is accepted imizes the death toll and prop advance by trained observers, DRINKING WATER Before

by the Turkish Navy and its assIgnment erty damage to a great extent. such as government weather the storm, sterilize the bathtub
RECORDS SHOW that the to the Navy will be to In fact practically all deaths forecasters and Army and Navy and fill it with water, also fill
.. gusts of wind which take charge of all submarine res- from hurricanes in recent years hurricane hunters, who release all jugs, bottles, etc., as water
hurricane often exceed accompanya the cue and salvage operations, and have been the result of failure periodic bulletins to the public service may be off temporarily.Even .

sustained average velocity of the to assist in the training of sub- of people to stay in proper shelters concerning the movement of the for some time after the
marine and deep-sea diving service has been restored it is
storm by as much as 30 to 50 per- and their neglect to heed impending storm.
percent It Is these powerful sonnel. advance warnings. The greatest People are warned to disregard wise to boil all drinking water, un-

gusts in a hurricane that make The Bluebird is one of the new- percentage 'of these deaths have "rules of the thumb," rumors less your supply is received from
est ships of its class, having been been from drowning. and predictions from self- the city's water mains.

I built in 1948 and has been servicing Percentagewise, the appalling styled experts and to rely up- ELECTRIC SERVICE For
t the U. S. Pacific Fleet The property damage, which at on the official warnings and advices public safety, electric service will
1 1280 ton ship is 205 feet in length times has reached upwards of which are issued by the be suspended when winds reach

. and has a beam of 38'/a feet $7 ,OOOOOO has been: considerably U. S. Weather Bureau and Military I dangerous st ngth. It will be

\ Commander Alp Kun, a veteran decreased by the introduc- weather stations I restored as pfomt.lly as emergency -
of 20 years' service in the -. -- -, crews can repair damage and
Turkish Navy, will be captain of : check all lines for your safety.
the newly-commissioned Kurta- I KEEP AWAY FROM LOOSES!

ran. Commander Kun has beenin WIRES.

this country, together with 85 EMERGENCY HOUSEHOLD
,, 4
ak, f seamen and five officers, receiving 'EQUU'MENT-Check your flashlight -
on-the-job training at New S C2 y ; have spare batteries and

London for the past two months, bulbs. Get a good lantern or can
preparatory to taking over the dles before the stores are sold out.
Bluebird. If emergency cooking facilities ore

, .. r Among those who came to this necessary, be sure they are in
I country for the training period good order. Remember that kerosene I
gasoline and other fuels '
were eight deep-sea divers cho-
sen from within the Turkish are dangerous if not properly handled i

Navy. All of the officers and sea- a .
STORM LULL-If the storm,
who the rrr
men comprise crew were
'" especially selected for this new center passes directly over, there j
assignment. will be a lull in the wind lasting
I -x- 'from a few minutes to half an

Potato hour or more. STAY IN A SAFE f
Hatching lien
3r-i K "" ,, ,, PLACE. Make emergency repairs '
x Oakland. Calif. (AFPS-. --- ------ -------- --- ------- during a lull If necessary J

C Trotter just hasn't the heartto NEW STUATOJET BOMBER-Here is the B-47A Stratojet but remember that the wind will

tell his little red hen the factsof bomber in test flight. This newest Boring model is considered the return suddenly from the opposite

t life. fastest bomber in the world. The swept-wing bomber which is direction frequently with even

Y I Recently he gave the hen some ; being produced In substantial quantity, has a top speed of more greater violence.ASSISTANCE. I
potatoes to eat 1 than 600( miles an hour and a maximum gross takeoff weight of Rescue crews ;
She's been sitting on them I more than 185,000 pounds. It can carry more than 20,000 poundsof will be posted at fire stations with
I since. I bombs.
___ ._ _' __ _. ___ _. wave radio communication
----- ---- ------ --
i Police radio cars will be in your j

BUGS BUNNY Salubrious AFPS I IT neighborhood immediately after .\
the storm. Watch for them if you

s, KkAMf 'n.4nio sNOrM'M' need assistance.
I uc. A tress KEEP RADIO ON-Keep
eelsn4 0' CRISM
AIR RNt T radio on as long as power is avail-
miss MORNIN'eT 'N T4' able. Listen to the advisories and

warnings Issued by the Weather
Bureau. Through this medium

I -: } you will receive any information ,
t v that will apply to your local area.

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AMMO, OMIN' UP-Moving = Editor "This is ; well wrlt&n

Ie..... bintle-tile, A U. S. Army machine it
r article, but I can't use Our paper -

team gun advances ammunition-carrying toward the, :) only publishes articles by
:; people with well known names"
fighting lines They'are moving f Writer That's fine! My name
through a Boggy rice paddy
'a Smith.
field. *

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Four JAX AIR NEWS 24 August 195JD

/f Ill
That Home Away From Home
Quick Action Saves

Pilot From St.. Johns Mainside Enlisted loungeHas

Quick action last Tuesday
from the control tower at NAS
brought Ensign G S. Talley

back to shore only four minutes 5th Birthday Today
after he and his plane were
dunked in the St. Johns River

Tallej, a pilot with one of .the Mainside Enlisted Lounge, "NAS' home for relaxation,"

fleet squadrons based at NAS located in tjie) south wing of building 955 across from the
Jax when
was flying Corsair
the plane developed mechanical Recreation building:, today celebrates its fifth anniversary
tiouble He first attempted to with open house for all Naval personnel and guests II
land A Welfare -- ._- -.-- --
at the station but couldn't project, designed for .
make It and wound up in the I relaxation and rest for all sta- and casual visitors alike never
brink not far from the station tion personnel, the Lounge has cease to marvel at the wonderful -
Observers at the control tower maintained a quiet homey atmos- surroundings of the Lounge
immediately dispatched the sta phere since its formal opening many have commented, "I never
lion's rescue helicopter to the August 24, 1945.Festivities knew such a place existed on the
Kcene He was lifted unhurt off get underway at 1600 base. Let this article serve as a
the tail of: the aircraft all that and continue until 2100. A full formal invitation to those who
remained afloat. evening's entertainment is planned read. The welcome sign is up at
Although not compulsory, r all times
II II personnel are asked to wear military x
dress. IA Goodwer

Service IN THE GINNING, the

._ __ ___ ______nmm_ m..n"'m ___ ", Lounge was known as the Reception I But Wrong One
Center, when the air station
OH, KROTHFR'!-Supply sergeants really have their woes. Thisis at that time housed many It was quitting time and h'new
how S/Sgt Claude St. Dennis looked as VIHF-144 of NARTU training activities. Mrs. T. L. plant engineer at Overhauland
t descended upon him on opening day of maneuvers here. Lackman and Mrs, Paul Lanier Repair Plant Division, Lacey -
------- -- .- S. Day, was delayed a few
FROM IIKHE; R THERE I acted as supervisors for the new
-- -- -- -
project. When Mrs. Lackman retired minutes after working hours,
Mrs. Lanier carried with clearing his desk of routine
New Marine ChiefWashington I Mrs. J. P. McHugh as supply supervisor matters Upon leaving his office
That Fine Music Is Gone
(AFPS) Maj. for the front entrance, he was
Gtn Merwm H. Siherthorn has I I During the first five years lit- stopped by a sentry Being new
been named Chief of Staff and' erally thousands have signed the on the job Day was not yet
assistant to the Commandant of j I guest register Visitors have familiar with Navy procedureand .
the Marine Corps. He relieves I Station Band Is Disbanded I regulations The sentry
Maj. Gen. Oliver P. Smith recently i territories asked'hat! : hours do you
named commander of the I limits. Prominent Naval digna- work ? whereas Mr Day replied -
First Marine Division. i Naval Air Station's fine land which has won praise for its taries have visited and given Friend. it doesn mat
-x- I performances on and off the station, has been disbanded due to their stamp of approval to the ter *to" me. What can I do for

New, Speed Photo Process transfer of its personnel to other installations' worthwhile activities carried on you .
The band's loss will be Madly felt here One of the finest at the Lounge. -

Air Dayton Force, Ohio has (AFPS) The musical organizations in the area, the NAS band played for all Unknown to many boys on the Seek 70,000 Seabees
developed a new formal occasions and ceremonies at the station and was the featured station, the Lounge is open to all
high-speed technique for processing musical combination at many Jacksonville and from 1000 to 2100 during the week
and For Reserve Units
printing color film.
Air t'\'ents. and from 1300 to 2100 on
that the new Command advises PRIDK 01') JAKVoHLi; On holidays such as Easter Washington (AFPS)-Seabees,
technique cuts the
time needed for The files are full of letters from civic officials and organizations and Christmas, the Lounge does the men for whom no task was
film from 90 to preceding 20 minutes and complimenting the fine work of the band during its existence I all it can to create a homey atmosph't"re. too great during World War II,
printing time from 90 minutes to here Under Chief Musician William R Freund, the small Open House is conducted are again to be built up within
15 minutes. but forceful and melodic1 band compiled an enviable record. Christmas, complete with the Navy A call has been issuedfor
-x- Dining the past months the band played during parades, I Christmas tree and all the trim- a TOOOOstiong Seabee Reserve -
civic and military functions and performed numerous concerts in mi! 's. Through the Lounge many unit which will be held in
AV Band lIars For Royalty Florida and Georgia. It has participated in the Casper illa Festivalin boy ;-have even been invited to inactive status until "".'hen required -
London (AFPS) first Tampa; the Florida: Citrus Convention at Winter Haven; the spend Christmas day with Jack-I I ." The units will not be

American band to play for England's Centennial parade at Fort Mjers; the watermelon festival at Lees- sonville families. I I required to attend weekly drill .
King and Queen is the burg; plus the many. many other events ia the area. I or meetings. Ratings from petty'
newest honor NOT ONLY IS the atmosphere officer third class chief
homey to
won by the United HAVE 1'AIM \\'HI, ('ON'ERTHere : petty
States Air Force maintained on holiday! officer are
Band. The Air open.
on the home front the band was always in the (center
Force but at all times. A complete library -
musicians recently ---xIndians -
appeared of all formal ceremonies both military and civilian The band
at a Buckingham Palace garden turned orchestra and provided music 'for dancing here at NAS of popular and classical Give Groaner
and records there for evciryone's'enjoyment.
party presented a con and the Red is
Shield Club in Jax. The band played daily concertsat
cert Magazines, 35 varieties -
noon at the Navy Exchange: Cafeteria. Crosby New Monicker
-xUritish in all, plus many fiction
The musicians themselves probably never realized it then,
books are available to "my boys" Hko: Z"eAFl( > )-Bing Crosby .
Navy Scraps but when the band played a farewell]) concert before going on a well
Mrs. Lanier chooses to call "
I as "The Groaner, is now SondHoo -
Full Dress Uniform earned lealast month it actually turned out to be their "fale't'll" them "
Vi-a-Gund. He
\\ appearance at NAS Jax. up
"'"", .hlngttn (.\l'IN:;) England I D For those who wish, a card ] the new name here recently whenhe
austerity has claimed another vic- -- --- --B 1 game can l/e in the making at almost was adopted into the Piute

tim. An ancient British tradition Costly Tardiness Is DeadlineFor any time and instructions in Indian tribe. Bing also receiveda
the full dress uniform of cocked I Friday both bridge and canasta the < feather headdress and perma-

hats, frock! coats, and epaulets- Columbus, Ohio (At'1'8)For) game now sweeping the nation, i I nent fishing rights on the re er-
if Gate BadgesDeadline record club has been .
being abandoned by the Royal i I is given. A Nation
NII\')'. being a half hour late an unidentified formed [and fellows contribute The name means man of

The naval formal attire I with Zanesville, Ohio doctoris for renewal of all I regularly to the fast growing collection many ongs."
rational variations has been the loser by $400. A World c'h III all .ernplov_' gate badges I -- -- --- ---_.-....-. -
& "must" for naval long War II veteran, the doctor had ]IN< wt for WOO August 2.Ch' Pare .its visiting sons and f- '
officers .
of the
leading sent in his application for for the llIan ernplovws Mho have not daughters at NAS often make the I c <
the National seafaring 'powers, notes Ohio bonus. Deadline was midnight had their badge renewed are Lounge their meeting place because .sVr .
Geographic '
:Most nations, however, have Society either of June 30. The doctor's ap- requested l to report to the Yard of the quiet homelike surroundings '. '
discarded plication was postmarked at 12:30a : Office at the earliest ixwwihle Because of the e sur- :
or modified
the dressy m. July 1. time. roundings, many couples on the .
(Mume The U. S
base have used it for wedding rens. -
lead J
the full dress uniform II

War since shortly before World I his 'custom has fallen off con-
II recently issued regulations I siderably in recent years, but the
Jor postwar formal dress for cfFort % E t 51 supervisor reports she hopes to
IJ'f'f!, f 4Y fV fcUISWTIDHJACKSQKUH, 51gJ revive the custom and make the

) Lounge open to Naval personnel
Sam Houston, Tex (AFPS) ) l l \ .' C I D ] 4 jar wedding receptions.
-The Army's first two diplo. "X;::>' Many boys have utilized the
mates of the American Board of :t"3.: quiet study room and library in
Examiners in Professional Psychology I preparation for tests for advancement '
are Lt. Col. Charles S. '" ....: ..:::::d officer candidate school and

Gersoni, MSC, chief of the Clinical .- 51 NAVAL MR STATION" 52 51 WVA: AIR STAfl 55741JL USAFI For research a technical
Psychology Branch Psychiatry library is maintained and for the
and Neurology Consultants : i letter home, writing gear is always .
Divismon, Army Surgeon: Gen available.
eralg Office, and Lt. Col. Fred I I [ vJ 0086M .

7ehrer MSC, assigned to the I OVER: TilE PAST five rears of
Brooke Army Medical Center. } operation the Lounge has served

Fort Sam Houston, Tex many purposes. Several times aid I
-- : to the sick has been administered .
r I Parties are one of the main functions '- eta
. ; The annual Sweetheart i
r' a xl1 Dance is held on St. Valentine's
NEW: STATION TAGS AP- Day and highlight; of the year is I
the formal Thanksgiving dance F'
PFAR: -Station fire chief Donald -
when boys play host to girls from t .
Moran, one of the first to town. 'I

obtain the new station auto tap, Girls present at the many social .

I wastes no time in getting rid functions are specially picked .
; by Mrs. Lamer who is a pretty
of the old and putting on the I -
fair "Dan Cupid She takes pride
1950 civilian plate, Reversed in [ in knowing that several marriages .
color this year. The tags are I have blossomed from her

shown at top. Officer plates, introductions and still more of
left, are green backgroundwith i her boys have received invitations "
to social functions in town.
white numerals; chief I Other parties such as swimmingand

l1 petty officer plates, top right, beach parties have also been
and enlisted, bottom left, are sponsored '
f. a 4 both white with blue numerals, Personnel are welcome at all
times to bring guests in and
with the letter C signifyingthe make the Lounge: their home

L chiefs license platt, Civilian Parents, officers, newcomers '

tags, bottom right, are I away from home This'spirit pre PRETTY !$$RT.-.> )Pne ente4, .. .-
white with red numerals. vails at all times and"many have here for your .approval ui 31-,
j 10 Jar as to confide in find year old Inc* ,aetr'ess Pa&ftee t
have Mr!, Lamer hold tht'Jrlal- Wymore"t,At ( lalswt x...."+ "
a .. -. .,... ., .. .,.. Iir'
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bingo party is slated again for
Friday night at 2000 with big and Q HERE AND THERE

t little jack pot games. Cash and "
. merchandise awards will be given Woman: "You know, I suspect .
fur each game. my husband of having a love affair -
The regular weekly dance Is with his secretary."
slated for Saturday right with Maid: "I dent believe a word
music furnished by Bruce Thomasand of it; 'ou're Just trying to makeme
his orchestra. Dancing from jealous"
CS.Groucho :
2030 to 0030.A
General Assembly meetingwill Marx was having his
be held at the club Monday, c-4 ear bent by a talkative exterm
August 28 at .OOO. This will be a inator. The guy explained to Grou
( ... business meeting. All station and cho that a cockroach breeds very
Fleet chiefs are urged to attend fast--so fast in fact-that a single
Monday's gatheiing cockroach can have 43,000 babiesin
Due to unforseen circumstancesthe one year"Whew1" .
proposed visMbf Dean Hudson whistled Groucho. 'If

end his orchestra has been can- she ever got married, it'd be dis-

.. r. ctlled. Dean was to have played! I astrous!" .
fur dancing at the club one day END TWt) WEEK TRAINING
this month. -The first WAVE recruit 4f' "My darling," she exclaimed,
Ladies raincoat was left at tie training school at NAS closed ;l "I've missed you so much." Then
club Saturday. July. 8th. Owner last Saturday with the 24 she raised her revolver and fired
WAVES in attendance receiving ; again!
may claim the coat by callingand .
identifying at the club. a well-rounded course of
instructions. The, group passesin fr You can never tell how a girl _
review, top, before Capt. will turn out until her folks
All Pocket Edition Douglas T. Day, NAS com turn In!
K. *
manding officer and Lcdr Robert -
Books Go To Marnes Folsom, officer-in-charpe of The part of the car that gen
.. the school. Trainees are oriented erally causes the most accidents
Hate any old pocket edition on a cutaway aircraft engine i is the nut that holds the wheel!
books: you don't need ? by Chief Willie Maughan
Jaxons can contribute their during a tour of ground training -4 L
need pocket edition books to at NARTU. WAVES at the c
Leatherneck headed for duty in school, all reservists, came here j ji
the Korean war zone, acceding from the Sixth and Eighth Naval i

to Capt J, J, Reardon, state Districts, representing about
:Marine recruiting officer. 10 slates
These books will be forwarded
to !: to the Marine Corps Base, San *

.. Diego, Calif. to be tinned over jI.
to Marine units assigned ovei-
seas. Being small and compact, Scientists Off Insects Life Of I
.. they offer the perfect solutionfor
passing time aboard ship. I

.. A books Marine upon leciulter request will or they pickup For Attu To For Science In Ins ctory I.

may be brought to the down-
--- ------ -- -
town depository, Toy town, 211 See EclipseA Don't ever think that havoc in the kitchen, They are
Hogan Street. Owners Nonsense! How in the world
wishing exceptionally smart, and couldbe
Looks picked up may call Jacksonville group of 10 scientists, eight dog biscuits are a delicacy taught a number of tricks if can it be my fault? Why just
47111. 5-1152 or g-4fi061 from the Naval Research Labora- suitable for Fido he had the time Dr. Hirst declared this morning passed my driving

__ __ h ____ tory, Washington, D, C, and two Rich with vitamins, the prepared However, their purpose test1"Several! .
I from the National Bureau of Standards biscuits provide an ideal Is not to entertain, but to act ----- -davs- ---after---his---father-
LocaKiudorgarfen! for Attu to menu for all varieties of cockroaches -
left Washington as specimens in future tests of died, Johnny was stopped
I., observe total eclipse of the sun and therefore are highon by a
I a insecticides carried on in the lady who inquired: "What
Awaits Fourth Year from the westernmost island of the food needs for the "insectary" laboratories under direction of jour fathers last words 1"' were
I the Aleutian chain on September12th recently created at the Dr. Hirst. He
leplied'He: didn't have
Schools bells will the end Naval Air Station.
tf ring !Short, Happy| life i any, Ma was with him to the
ummer vacation for youngsters i The party, headed by Dr. John Third Generation Previously, all test insects end,"
attending the kindergartenwhich I P. Hagen head of the Radio Frequency Lcdr John M. Hirst, entomologist had been purchased by the Navy -
begins September 5 at the Research Branch, NRL, in charge of the Ma- from the Experiment Sta- Shy vciing-man' "Your daughter -
Navy Wives Club Nursery at I and a pioneer in the new field of laria and Mosquito Control Unit tion in Orlando To save time promised to marry me if I
Enterprise This and Childs Streets. radar astronomy, is 11 j ing" to Seattle has -a pet colony of the night- and trouble, it was decided to ask >ou first
('('ssfu] is the fourth year of sue- Washington, and will go by loving creatures which he keepsin start an insectory at the sta- Father: "If you had asked me
. operation of the kindergarten ship from Seattle to the Aleutians. large glass jars equippedwith tion where houseflies and mosquitoes first, I could] have told you that
on the base under theguidance Totality of the September. 12 wood shaving and a sup- as well as roaches, are would happen.."
of Mrs. Walter
dard Jr H. Be-, eclipse, which will be similar to ply of water, and morsels of at present' living the "life of
dog biscuits. Rileo '." A boot took the
the eclipse which crossed' Canada Chief's advice
The fall]] dancing class will
at the same time' under the open direction and Maine on August 31, 1932, has Now in the third generation, Unfortunately for them, they and put on a clean pair of socks)
, of Miss Irene been calculated at 73 seconds the roaches range from the will soon learn that life Isn't every day. H A week passed,
Freeburg newly hatched to the largewinged all dog biscuits, even for insects 'Where are jour 6l! ?es?" growled -
Children from three to twelve Observations will be made in the I insects that create such the Chief.
will)) be accepted these classes. with
in new field of radar astronomy,
There I ... .. "I can't get them on over 7
are a fe'V openingsin the pilncipal results being obtained --- --- -- ---- ---- ----- "
pairs of socks, replied the boot.
the junior kindergarten, conducted by use of radar antenna rather -
by Mrs. Nell ScarbioughTF than optical telescopes As a New Clothing System GoesIn Cannibal No.1: "Am I late
result, the scientists will be able for chow T"Cannibal

I to measure electronic densities and Effect For All No.2: "Yes, -
Signs of Times temperature radiance of the solaratmospheie Services eaten. everybody's

I even though the sky I
Lake Success (API'S) Whiledebate'raged Washington (AFFS) The -
may be ov erca-st. new InvestigatorDon't you know
s \. in the Security A telescope and Corona camera monetary clothing allowance system I. After 3 Years)) you cant sell Insurance without
Council or for enlisted personnel adopted Army "
spme wag
cynic optimist also will be set us to supplementthe I $5.40 $600 a licence?
pinned up on the bulletin]] radio data., if conditions by all the Armed Services ef- Navy 420 600 I Salesman"I knew I wasn't

board of the U. N. press room a their permit fective July 1, 1950, is expectedto Marine Corps 5.70 6.00 selling any, but I didn't know the ,
photostat of page one of the Stars use produce a substantial :;saving to LAir Font 5.70 600 ieason" ,
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and Stripes of April 28, 1945. the Government by eliminating |
The banner headline read: Husband: "You called me vour the costly and cumbersome sys
"Yanks meet Reds." idol before we were married," tern of individual clothing ac- Shep Fields To
Across it was scrawled in ink: i Wife: "Yeah And jou've been counts'for all personnel. Flay y"Here '

"And. how_!.." .. idle ever since" The following schedule of allowances ;
---- --- -- -- --- -- - --
have been established

'- follows INITIAL: ALLOWANCEMen Next Tuesday Wednesday :

I Women ,
1 Army $185.96 $252.74 -
Navy 151.55 252.10 '! Shep Fields and his Rippling -
Marine Corps 203.79 248.85 : Uythm orchestra will enlisted 1 men Tuesday': and for i
"'IJJ iF Air Force 210.65 244.28 | officers Wednesday.
" tf I Allowances for fiscal year 1951 appear at the Naval Air Station f I The dance for enlisted personnel -

are somewhat higher than thoe'!' for a t\vo-day stand next I will be held at Mainside auditorium

prevailing in fiscal year week, playing for dancing for I at 2000, while officers
instance, the Army allowance) for will) have their dance at the Of
fiscal year 1950 was $173.12 for fjcers Club, also) at 2000.
I men and $197,17 for women Ap- c). .' One of the top name bands in

|I proximately the same degree of ... the:. land a great favorite with .j
difference is noted in allowances)] I .. radio, networks: Shep Fields, ;
for the other services. comes here from an extended _)
The basic maintenance monthly summer tour. He has just completed .
allowance will begin to accrue appearances at leading ,4
with the seventh month of serv- amusement centers.
ice and continue for the remainder I Fields brings with him his entire J

of the first three years. i group of entertainers, including 7 1
Basic monthly maintenance allowances ) Thelma Green, Tommy
has been set up for the Lucas and the Ripplers. :
fiscal year 1951 beginning July 1, I Fields tired of Rippling Rjthm. J
BASIC MONTHLY In 1943 and started a new idea in :
ALLOWANCE I popular music and called it "hot :
Mer. Women II music". Although his new style i!
Army $4.20 $450 I Ii bE'umeIIn instant hit; it died
Navy 3.60 4.50 down gradually, nd. Fie 1 d s
Marine Corps 4.20 4,50 i switched back to his old popular '.
Air Four 4.20 450 style of 'rippling rythm"Known I
..QFPSi / $
Standard monthly maintenance as the man who par*
.' OFF TO MEET THE FOs..A,: U Corsair, fighting under I allowances: in effect After the first layed a soda' straw into a million
the United<< Nations flag, elettai a the ",a carrier operating off three years of service will be as dollars, Shep Fields features a !
the: Korean roast tnroutcjf*, against North Korean I follows: i style which has become one of ,
forces Anti.aircraft rrews.aMMtdeck. .{Just below the flight STANDARD MONTHLY "the most easily recognized signatures .
MAlNTENArCC Sfcrp Fields in the band world. .y

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National Skeet Champ Learned ', VP-3 Forms ..

To Shoot In Uncle Sam's NavyFrancis i Skeet Team '

Ellis, a Comdr. Gilbert J. Frauentocim, ..
the local Naval I commanding officer of Patrol -
Squadron Three announced last
I Reserve brought
week that the squadron would enter .
himself, Jacksonville a skeet Igam in local com
Navy when he petition. DufTb the heavy training -

National All Bore program currently in effect *'*...
ship in the national however, the squadron will not \
participate in outside meets at
Dallas, Texas present.

was while with the The primary objective of the
With Cob Joyce DIlhubaibs that Ellis learned to team will be to further proficiency
-they seem almost necessary when it comes to skeet. in gunnery and maintain a high

:.: sports. Violent words, gestures and language often cause con- level of competitive spirit within
The national
siderable commotion both on the playing: field and in the fired over three days, the squadron. The squad, under
the direction of Ensign Merlin L.
stands. Where the term rhubaib,-meaning a disagreementof targets being shot at on Johnson, assistant gunnery off
some nature either between player and official or between two, and 50 on the last. cer, will be coached by Howard N. I

players as a result of an untimely, erroneous or faulty de- conclusion of the first day's :Quistorf, AOC.Enthusiastic. .
29 had
ing *
cision by the official of the game or an idle comment be- straight birds.persons At the end aspirants for "
berths the team
tween participants of the sport,- came from we'll never second day, only four ing at the on NAS range for been the past fir-

)know. who had broken 200 straight week. The team has been given
Rhubarbs, or just plain arguments to the average spec- At the end of the spirited support by both officers
Francis Ellis of
tator, makes\: the game more interesting and gives him a Julian F. Coleman of \ and crew, and should be available -

chance to heckle either the official or some poor guy who Maryland were the two who( Burns'I the 20th for of competitive September.matches Matchescan by

might happen to be having a bad day on the field, gridiron, 250 straight. In the be arranged by contacting En- ,. '
court or whatever the occasion might be. determine the winner sign Johnson or Chief Quistorf of '
missed a bird and the \. VP3.
Stanky Limbers Arms?
ship, while Ellis continued
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;, A terrific rhubarb transpired recently in a game betweenthe Ing them all thus

National League leading Philadelphia Phils and the fifth Jacksonville for the first Tars In Final

:= National championship. .
winhers Started Strung
Ellis, native of Duval Home Stand
l Well, everyone read about it, but it sure caused a near free served as a Deputy (' .
';: .for-all at Shibe Park The game was played under protest, the Road Patrol here for five I I
and then entered the I. ..... ..._ Next
two players were fined and everyone was excited as both players Ifavy mm "m -- WeekFans

managers and umpires went to it. It all started when the war serving as a Francis Ellis

Giant's Eddie Stanley\: decided he needed to limber up his Navy structor.that It Ellis was learned while to( staff, to set a new world's record final chance in this to area see will the Jackson-get their

I': arms, right at the time catcher Andy Seminick, Phils catcher skeet. He did so well that II for two-man team by breaking ville Tars in action on the home
was at the plate. end of the war, when he 499 clays out of 500. Both of front in their last home stand ot ,
Violent protests by Philadelphia manager Eddie Sawyer tive duty he was both the these two, In company with Dan the season next week The season e
Florida State Handicap ny McCormack former Navy man concludes early in Scptem
followed and before it was over virtually the whole Giant and
and also the 1947 Georgia of Miami, W. B. Strickler, of V-6
PItHs dugout were in it, giving the fans their money's worth All Bore Champion From USNR of Jacksonville and manager ber.Manager Dale Alexander's Tars
r j"nd a chance to cut loose. Things quieted down and the following on. he consistently won at I of the local Gun Club, and. take on the Greenville Spinners
r day there was a collision at second base. Giant manager 1 skeet*and trap matches. I Comdr. Bill Rqgsdale, Gunnery Officer in a four game series beginning
Leo flared and told Stanky that the agreement Ellis teamed with I of the local AVUA-3, teamedto Monday night at the Jax Ballpark
Durpcher up Detective Sergeant Ernest win second place in the Na Columbia follows the Spin
the previous day was all off. With this, Eddie took up where member of Mayor Haydon tional five-man team event. ners here Friday. September 1,
he left off the day before and started setting up exercises at -- ------ opening a three game series.
second base. I All night frays at the Jax ballpark

:.. When the smoke cleared away players had been ejected Junior Senior Links Tournament Sunday get frays under commence way at 2015 at while 1500.x M'

., from the game and fined. National League president Ford -
r Frick: laid down the law and said that Stanky or no one else Why Waste Tour l'lh'ht\? I

, :. can create confusion by shenanigans such as that and fined j Starts Sunday At Local Course A minor league pitcher was once .I I
told to give a power hitter an in-
two players' halting any question of; can a ball player take entional: With the first pitchhe

morning exercises in the afternoon, on the ball diamond and hit the pass.batter square in the
in direct line of home plate? ? Junior-Senior combinationstake back. The manager asked him
senior in the of
the NAS links Sun- runner-up Group after the whereon the
Rhubarb at Mason over A and winners of Group B an-1 why inning
The majors have no priority on rhubarbs eitl er. A week day in the annual JuniorSenior runners-up. Champions will be determined tosser replied, "Why waste" four ..
ago Sunday Jax Navy and Hardage and Sons, effgaged> in a Golf Tournament for Navy by the low gross. All pitches<*would. do? ,

I battle on Mason Field had one. To begin with, Hardage man- personnel and dependents of prizes Officers are Wives being Golf donated by the :Many major league clubs now

; ager, Lou Gilmore protested the game when baseballs bearing the air station. Chief Petty Officers Club.A Group. and use a tarpaulin made of glass. It

the date 1915 were thrown into play. No rhubarb as yet Competition will be divided into party for the youngsters is 18 lighter covering than canvas ,
r: but the fans rode Lou the rest of the afternoon. In the fifth A and B groups with the age planned after the tourney where and takes less time to cover the I
field, in addition to
inning however, pitcher Joe Gushanas, resting on third after limit at 19. Each youngster will be I I refreshments will be served and pletely waterproof. being com-

H single and an error, made a motion as if to head for home. paired A will with be made an adult up golfer.of lads Group and trophy presentations will be mad! -v-
entries received far
to head for home. so Jockey Ted Atkinson brought
lassies 12 and over, while
years are: John Dittmar, Jr., Dick Mid-
Frank\: McCaffrey, coachng at third, called him back, but Group B, or midget group will be dleton; Leo Marchel, Darryl Haaj; ; home Belmont.five winners A bettor in one day at

when Gushanas tried for third, Ossie McDuffie was blockingthe for 11 years and under. Group A Wright North, Sr., Wright North, $2 wager would have parlaying cleaned a
runner's. matches will go 13 holes while Jr.; Dale Conner, Ronnie Conner, up
base path, which according to rules is the Urn- $19,161.
the younger golfers will go only Andy Conner, Barry Heffenstem; .
pire-in-Chief McDonald called the Navy southpaw safe and ---- -- --- -
f nine holes. J. J. Adams, J. J. Adams, Jr. Several I
then ruled him into home charging obstruction on the Quiz Explanation (
on ,
Champions will receive medals others have made their intentions Bucky Walters of oldest "
part of third baseman McDuffie. Then's when the trouble The same applies to the junior and known, but have not post- pitchers at one age 41, was active released --
started. First bn/eman Gilmore charged down from first, Mc ed their entries as yet. last week by the Braves.

Duffie came at Umpire McDonald from third and Coach Mc- One from the record book- Last year's winners were Bill However, in response to last
Caffrey and several Jax Navy players also protested the in- Top notch major league umpires Foulk and Billy Haas and Cap- week's Quiz, Walters at that time
receive approximately $12,000 a tain and Richard Gingerich. was still an active player. ...
terference of the Hardage men on the umpire's decision. year. The rookie umpire usually .
-- -------
r. Umpire Sticks To Guns draws from $3,500 to $5,00 for his

All was a state of confusion for several minutes, but Mc- first year of confusion.In What Hurler Smacked

Donald refused to change his decision. Gilmore protestedstill

further, saying the game would be played under protest, basketball, football, base-
ball, track and swimming, the 3 Homers In One GameBall
even though he had protested the game earlier, The protest
University of Michigan has won
was automatically dropped however as Hardage won the more Western Conference titles
I" fracas on a ninth inning, homer by catcher Don Poston. than any other participating players who quit the This week's quizzer mayor
; We'll always have hrguments in sports. They often say schools holding 79 champion major leagues years ago, were may not be found in the record
brought back to the forefrontby books. A real follower of
ships. Second is the University of
that if a player didn't question the umpire'' decision once in Illinois with 64 titles the readers in their Questto baseball should know the
( awhile, the ump would think something were in the wind. answer last week's Jax Air answer without winking an "

From sandlot sports to the big time, the athlete is disputing Franny Rogel, great plunging News quizzer, "Who are, 'the,'k,',,,...gye:
with the official. noted for their antics such two oldest active pinchers b the only major lea-
Some men are as fullback of Penn State, recently the ."''**' Ii.. .'YhO
Leo "The Lip" Durocher. "Fats" Taylor, coach of the Atlantic agreed to sign with the Pitts- In majors fact some today"of the pI = pitcher' to ever hit three

Coast Line Red Sox is noted for hid bawling the umpireout. burgh Steeien of the National mentioned in a few of th C runs in one game?"
Football Rogel is vet-
The fans get quite a charge out of him, probably for the eran of the League.single wing system tempted answers "we. ay we add to this question
; fact that for small he makes of noise. never heered of". this fellow was a terrific
l a man plenty and stands 5'-5" and scales 200 "r
F. Several alert NAS r for a pitcher, one of the
Sports By TV Nationwide pounds. provided the correct 'ar test hitting pitchers of all
Word has reached us that football fans will be brought the last week's query but -,-, *
closer to the scene of the great Midwest and Eastern football According t files in the Roy Butler, TE2, of ]>first correct answer to this's
clashes this fall via TV locally A. local radio station plans to offices of the Commissioner of nications, who provi quiz receives two frees
Baseball there are 150,09( playerson first correct answet ; to two Jax Tars home
carry the games direct from their origin A coaxial cable run record. was; "Bucky Walters* ,l eSt Bring in your answer .. .
ning from North to South is now being constructed and is Joe Haynes, Washington* Senator who was recalled,_ ',the Ja c Air News offices,
expected to be completed by football season, giving tHe fans pitcher holds the 49 record duty by the Boston B' >m 123, main administration
for being knocked out of the box Dutch Leonard, agq tiding or phone extension
the opportunity to get direct from the gridiron sidelines
games more than any other American Chicago Cubs" 84 or 216.r .
i on the spot. League hurler.
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,. I !Dianiondnten Finish 2nd

..... In City Loop CompetionJax

, Navy's baseball aggregation wound up City League

I I competition last Sunday afternoon with a 4-3 win over third

i.I .... Several I place R. C. Motor Lines, assuring the locals a deadlock for

.. At week the or second place with Hardage and Sons.In .

captain addition to this win, the
Uln In 10th
sailors a 6-2 win over the
team Is posted
Chuck Webb led off the Navy
Atlantic Coast Line Red Sox at r
club half of the 10th with
a sharp
lie Fares Waycross last. Friday, while they
double. Clark reached first
dropped a 5-2 tilt to first place on a
Hospital single. Webb going to third. Shortstop K'
Pares! Terminal eliminating any possible Ray David popped to the infield
chances for Jax Navy to the
cop for the first out and Clark :
while top spot, last Thursday.This .
was thrown out attempting to
! N
may mean the close of the steal second. Gushanas then lineda

,. Martha 1950 season for the locals as can- double to right, scoring Webb. v;

t. ranks of .. ,_..._- ..".. ..._...... ,.."' .__,.............<:."""' ' she being made day by day. A scheduled first and second, scoring

, elf the (' I PROSPECTS-Four of more than a dozen back- game with Warner Robins Air Gushanas with the winning run. ;
aspirants on the Jax Navy 1950 grid edition run off a play Force Base, Ga., Tuesday was cancelled Jake Duvall was the winning
formation during grid practice at Mason Field. John Pen- at the last minute. pitcher, allowing three runs on 0
Due to takes a handoff from Mike Norman, while Ken Dunn, left, Extra Inning GameIn hits. In going the route he al.
local Hank Doebler prepare to move offensively. The jridders are the first extra inning tilt of lowed five bases on balls and
l ably, but daily at Mason Field. the season in the City League, fanned 13 hitters. J. B. Stafford

04 Chief Don Manning lined a sharp single was the loser, allowing 4 runs on ;
been to right in the bottom half of the 11 hits and five free passes. Both
course is Cancels 10th inning, scoring Joe Gushanas Duvall and Stafford beared down
from third with the winningrun In the clutches, leaving a totalof
Tony giving the locals a 4-3 win 21 men left on base

, .. duction over R. C. Motors last Sunday.C. 6-2 Over Iced Sox k

missed in With Locals L. Bffsent, R. C. second baseman Lefty Joe Gushanas displayed ?t
is : led the Motormen's attack, )brilliant form at Waycrots last
to pat scoring all three runs. Bessent Friday night when he limited th*.

, early cancellation by Ft. tallied in the first: as a result of Atlantic Coast Line Red Sox to
Field, Florida or Camp Lejeune on two tingles, two walks and atielder's three hits as the sailors ran over
with whom Jax
the 21th and several other open the Railroader's 62. .
choice. Navy knotted the
were slated to open dates this season. The remainderof score in the fourth, however, when In a nifty mound duel, Gu hanas "
24 1, may leave the Jax Navy schedule includes catcher Dick Clark scored from and ace right hander Harry Raul-

Golf coach Dick Garver with Stetson Univ., Oct. 7; Parris third on a long fly ball to the erson, former Georgia-Florida '
. Island Marines, Oct. 14; Fatuxent outfield. League star, matched pitched. ,a:
date at the beginning River, Oct. 21; Eglin Field Oct. Navy broke the Ice In the top of ;"
a. season. 28; Little Creek Amphibs, Nov. 4; Bessent scored again in the fifth the sixth canto when Ray David
Bragg officials reported Fort Benning, Nov. 19; and the frame when he lined a triple into scored on Charlie Tibbett'e double ,
a shortage of personnel and Pensacola "Goslings," Nov. 25. the hole between Don Manning and and an error by Red Sox catcher
activities at the mam- Grind Toughen Chuck Webb. On a bad relay throw Farmer.

An Carolina base necessitates With only a month to train be- Bessent scored from third to give With NaVy leading, Raulerson |
rnent, of all sports com- fore the opening of the 1950 grid the Motormen a one run edge.
moved to centerfield in .
back tallied place of ;
Fighting Navy one
schedule Jax football 11
gues, Navy's
southpaw Mickey McGowan
run in the eighth to tie the score. for-
is the slated at the is still far from being a polish..dmachine with
opening Army Neither scored in the ninth, throw- merly the New York Giants
on September 24 was to have and the daily grind is Ing the fray into the first extra and Jax Tars, who came in to
links. the first meeting of the two toughening as days go by. inning clash: cf the City League pitch. McGowan encountered trouble -
' since 1948. That 'season the : With Harry Knickelblne aiding season. in the top of the seventh however -
The eleven was the only loss Dave Barksdale in line coaching, when Navy tallied four runs
the by the Navy Fliers. the 1950 aspirants are getting In the top half of the tenth on two singles, two bases on balls
with stated Monday that he their share of workout with vigorous frame, Bessent made his third tal- and as many Red Sox errors, giving -
gue, trying to schedule an ()p- calesthentics every day in ad- ly of the afternoon when Thur- the visiting sailors a 5-0 leal
... tember game possibly with Corry I dition to plenty of work on the mond dumped a "fluk") bunt, put- The Sox threatened in the bottom
guers: tackling dummies. Knlckelbine and ting R. C. ahead, 32. half of the seventh with two runs. '

League spot.'S Barksdale, former grid stars have
the that Is needed! at the
activities Jax Navy speed
been stressing conditioning.In I-
include \ guard post.
addition to conditioning. Gar- ninth frame and later scored on
Both Chosen ver has been running plays over More Candidates Gene Evans' error, wrapping it up
rf eight and over, making sure all the When the curtain raising practice for Navy, 6-2. Gushanas was
on. the wrinkles are worked out and operating began August 1, some 65 candidates credited with the win, fanning 11
-were out. Since that time
each All-star Club to perfection. Red Sox hitters and limiting them ,
some have failed to report.
the ( Position Battle Goes On Physical to three hits. Raulerson was charged a
leagues I George Norman is the most out Training Department and with the loss although he allowed -
'ti determine Navy's baseballers, closing standing candidate for the quarterback Carver ask that these men turn only one run on seven: hits.
Total eventful baseball season, spot, showing adeptness to in their gear if they do not Intend -
three the Jack to continue. Terminal Tops City LeagueThe
made as \ men on elude tacklers and throw long pas-
underway. All-Star team composed ses. He will be the vital asset to With plenty of able talent on the shattered .
from five clubs enter- all of Jax Navy's hopes for
Carver's "T" formation this season base Carver has been conducting
I the City League. John Owens, out for the first intelligence operations, recruiting first place in the second half '
I Gushanas: the loop's only time at center, has been showing new candidates. No starting assignments of the City League last Thursdaywhen
I hurler, with a City plenty of fire since practice got have definitely been they handed the locals a :5-2

record of 2 wins and 2 underway earlier this month. won, with plenty cf room still left loss.The
15FD will be one of the pitch- fray was decided in the 7th
Gordon Kent, who last year for any candidate who wishes to
inning when Terminal scored
the All-Star squad playing worked in the halfback spot, is try for a berth on the squad. three
unearned runs to break 1-1
- team from the North now working at guard. Kent has a
League. Gushanas closed that had prevailed T' since the first

City League hitting .398, frame
A ; in 68 trips to the plate. Both Terminal and: Navy scored
cinnati led the city loop hitting in the ImtlU.frame.: The lailroad-

to sunll for awhile with .317. N ers tally came on a single by third
,'"' nings the Becker Navy's ace right sacker, Lawson" and. a triple bycwrtwfk
that has also been placed on '
fielder or squad. Becker holds W ""I ,
of being the only pi'I'
in the city loop to hand O .

Jim Howard Parsons a ; $ vt' .
t ;:
Giants season, a 1-0 shutout ',Ier

ers into 23rd. Parsons turned the 8evcnth"'tnel': e' -, ,, "",t
a single on Becker August 6th ings by scot lag. rod ,runs o ;
border Terminal eaked out a 2-1 ''
and long
errors a flY'ito right, ,
right Navy in two of the Singles by Ben Lawson and Fred
fence into The "Bandit's" pitch-
Navy error, gave the railroaderstheir
i Hide the in City League play final run In the ninth.
wins and 2 losses. He hit
The sailors !
ai got their second tally .J
When 16 safeties in 62 tries in i in the ninth when Ray David brat

Ralph League competition. L1 out an infield hit and scored lateron
rrcd him third member of the Jax _; two Terminal
5' errors.
I squad is Coach Frank MeI H. St Ss ____
"Only Veteran Howard Parsons
who led the sailors to
batters. I credited with the win, his 11th In
the most successful Fea-
12 starts. Bob Becker
was charged
at NAS and who is well
Lefty to Jacksonville residents __ .S; with the loss. Becker.handed Parsons

'What not only piloting the Navy his only defeat, a shutout, ..
I (King { : earlier this season.
"Nobody but as Tars a pitcher from 1940 .. ,..,o -. -x-

Buck STARTING THEM! YOUNG-Future lien Hogans and Sanimy More players are Injured at sec: '
.;' will be one of the Sneads watch and listen Intently as NAS golf course pro Jack: Marvel I ond base than any of the other
'Ty for Jacksonville in the illustrates the finer points of tolf. All Navy dependents, the positions combined. The reason .+ a All-Star classic to I lads have bern undergoing free instructions twice weekly in preparation I for most of the injuries is the run
he had at the Jacksonville ball for the Junior-Senior golf meet which gets under way Sun ner's attempt to break up a dou- a
I the same Friday evening. day. Me play.


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Eight JAX AIR NEWS 24 August 1950 ,

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'. "Ra rc

Disbursing Office Hasn't

Missed A Payday Yet .i 3 }

e $

If anybody working at NAS Jax, military or civilian, '' 4$ R! 1 t a

should fail to get his check come payday (a highly mythical

supposition, since a scheduled pay day has never yet been

missed by the station's disbursing office), Lcdr. Paul Tasker,

Fiscal Division officer, is confident he wouldn't have to send

up flares.

They would find me withoutthe
least difficulty," he said dry. checks] to 878 Weekend Warriors -

1 ly It issues checks! to allmihtaiy \, ,, r .,,, t' roabi
t Y
The Disbursing Office. located
personnel in the area. I ... ...
on the second deck of the Supply i ,
It honors tiavel vouchers '"
Building, is indeed a highly efficient I
FLAME: THROWER CarryIng organization of' men and expenses of the Shore Patrol,

heavy flame.thrower equipment women who dote on figures and as well as civilian and mili- ,
A U. S, infantryman of find intricacies of Navy accounting
the First Cavalry Division I as simple as adding 2 and 2. tary personnel. issues Savings ..... .
Bonds to a monthly face
moves toward front lines in Sl':1'FN -
Korea He is accompanied bya I i! value of $21(5,075( and it I "1M A MARINE YKO\V-JorgeUinf momentarily she's
| ; : A CHAM i: in with : a woman Marine, Joan O'Neil lets out a yowl as she takes her inJections -/
bazooka.carrylngfriend on handles all cash awards for
the left 'holding taxes, as proposed by I at Fort Schuler, N. Y., where the 1st Infantry Battalion of I
beneficial suggestions. the Marine Corps Reserve was preparing; for activation. It was the
-- --- -- -- --- Congress to finance the Ko-
1 The average overall payroll I first Reserve unit to be activated in the New York area.It's .
mean War, offers no difficulty ,
CLASSIFIES --- -- - ---
now amounts to well over 2 mil !!
complex it may sound to lion dollars a month, with about i Last of the 5th Score Is Tied

BULLETINFOR I the average citizen one and a quarter million going : ,

This increase, by the will to civilian employees. Increased I
RENT | probably mean way the I employment will probably raise And A Rhubarb Arises In Brooklyn
3 rm. furn apt.. 6938 lOlrd: St., ent 15 per cent upping withheld by pres-an I this figure as war needs. increase ", .
Mrs. Call 2-8578. .
Su.mmers -
I additional 3 per cent 'or about I Where does the money come | Baseball playing rules committee
7 rm 2 story house, contact Mrs. 18 per cent of each pay check from The U. S. Treasurer, of In presenting the national pas t1r-
Surnm rall at 9-0865. I j "Of course this does not represent j II course! But requests for funds: go time with a new code for 1950, has j AnswerGlte Robinson third

1 rm. with home priv., Mrs. New- I the total tax that may be to the Central Disbursing Office I plugged many loopholes which I \bone and hold lodges at _"Nhl.
man, 4508 College, Ph. 86634. I!I made on individual incomes:>," the I i Charleston) Naval Base, which made for weird plays and debatable Although the rule do not o. vt.r

Studio Apt., Mrs. McClelland, Ph I Internal Revenue Office hasten- places the money in a check, I decisions in the past. Yet the i i thiN N|hut I Ion, common twu.rl>nll
2-7994 i ed to point out when questioned. I stamped by a roller device kept committee appears to have missedat (I flaw haw always I held that no runner -
"AS far as we know now, an individual under lock and key. I least one On the hypothetical r may advance beyond l |blue mint
3 rm furn apt.. 3674 Valencia Rd. I .
Mrs. Thompson, Ph. 2-2463 I I, completing Form 1040 i, play outlined here, the 1950 rule IMT of bases prnnlttml by the
Share home, couple only. Call I as a separate return, will pay the SERVICE is a watchword book provides an illegal answer I rules. If thin game U toO oonHiiii, '.. .
Mrs Wilton at 2.0290 after 'j I final computation as it stands be I at Disbuising. "Nothing stopsus I Let's see how you would settle it: there's no choice! except to keep{ -
I fore the last reduc
percentage I H'MlgPtt at W'und.I I.
1700. tion is subtracted" ,, Lcdr. Tasker declared! Its the Dodgers a.nd Braves at
1 front rm, 2342 Park St:, Mrs. proudly. "Neither fire hurricane Ebbets Field, last of the fifth. The I .. n
Warfield. Ph. 7-5703. Which leaves the matter typi- score Is tied. 2.2, and the Dodgers

5 rfn house Mrs. Ogilvie, 6416 cally clear" nor mechanical break. I are at bat with none out. Jackie r ..'"
103rd St.. Ph. 2-8706. I down. \Vie always keep going1 Robinson has reached first on abase .e

2 rm. apt., 2846 Sidney St. Miss I THE IHSRUKSINti Branch In fact this is the only station hit. Oil Hodges, batting next
Barnt'ttePh.. 25323. : here issues checks! for all civilian where military personnel lifts a looping fly' into short right
1 rm. and bath. 1494 Edgwood. I employees of the Navy I field First Baseman Earl Toige-
are paid promptly the 15th)
Mrs. Wall. Ph 26774. on
|' con, Second Baseman Connie Ryan
'in the Jacksonville It
1 rm. 4730 Irvington Ave. Mrs. area : and 30th of each month. A and an outfielder converge on the

McComb. I issues quarterly drill pay ; li\e-day leeway is granted, ball. Hodges rounds first an.]

1 rm. near NAS. Mr. McCormitPh. but we have never taken advantage I draws near Robinson: who has
7-8396. I moved midway to second and then r
4 rm garage apt. furn. 2919 Al- Tricky Quicky of it. holds up to await developments
gonquin Ave. Mrs. Williams. Commander Tasker is a "na-
The ball falls safely The outfielder
Jake, Blake and Stake I
Call 2-4110 after 4:30 p. m. tive Floridan born in Indiana.
on it and, hoping I
5 furn Mr. Graham. 9 pooled their money and went In other words. he has made his pounces .. .
rm apt. i into business. All together : I to cut down Hodges, fires it to ==- -, ... ....
2045 6034 Jax Beach home Jacksonville for -
or in -
Bickford covering fIrst.
they had $140. Blake contributed
2 rms. furn 2601 Park St. Mrs. years. I
the throw l is wild. The ball
Bessie Houston. Ph. 8-2770. $5 more than twice as goesinto I (Reprinted by special pel mis*
In 1927 he enlisted in the Navy the '
Single and double rms. furn much as Jake contributed to see China." Instead the Navy I grandstand. oion of The Saturday EveningPost I
Mis Schultz 1447 Avondale Stake put in $11 more than gave him a good look at Nor' On such a play the rule (Section Copyright 19W by The Cuttls '.

Ave..Ph. 2-5930. Jake. folk. In 1934 he was made Warrant 705ft l provides that each runner Publishing Company
Single or double rms. 1628 Chal- How much money did each Officer and in 1945 he i lis entitled to two bases and the 1.'l

len Ave. Mrs. Summers. Ph. 2- I put in ? achieved his present rank. In all i "award shall be governed by the -- _4
---- ----
Answer: Jake: $31 Blake: of the '"
5008. i position runner, or runners,
that time he has been associated
i $67. St.lke12.: I when the last throw \Is made" This
Room on Roosevelt Blvd. Mr. with Supply. But he has never
| means that Robinson and Hodges,
Hertzman. Ph. 8.9192. seen China.
Unfurn. duplex, Mrs. Mitchell, : If You're Bored As things appear to be shapingup I who were almost side by side between .
Ph. 8-6891. in that direction he has .I first and second, are bofi: ,
Bishop Gate Lane. ah I .. ....
2 rm furn apt. 1511 Barrs St. Mrs. With TV Guests idea he may yet get there. entitled to third base. If you were I

Spurgeon. Ph. 8-2407. I -XRadiation -_.-- umpiring where. would. you place
2 rm apt and 3 rm cottage furn, Try These Hints IndicatorFor --- -- --- -

apply at Iron Kettle. Mrs. Ars- : Radio Network

lin, 2521 Orange Park. I Little Ferry, N. J., (AFPS) Nation's PeopleSan
3 rm unfurn. apt. 2904 Cherokee,
Neighbors come to view
Whittington. I your During Disaster
Sammy St. video and sit and sit and sit? Francisco (At PS) Add
3 Ph.rm furn 20852.apt.Mr.4443 Nichols. Display this television code of cheerful note in event of atomic Washington (At'PS-The) Federal -
ethics posted by a local resident bombardment. I
4422 Shawnee St. 'i Communications Commission
2 rrn furn apt. in his living Dr Stafford Warren, dean of j
Mr, Inez Nichols. Ph. 2-3226. room. I plans of a national disaster radio ..
Seating Overstuffed chairsin the Medical School at University .
Room for Pvt. home. I II network to handle comma-1 9 .! .
gentleman front row for immediate family of California i at Los Angeles, says nications such
Meals if desired. 2241 Arapahoe in emergencies as|
and guests over 80. i there'll be no needless fuss and
Mrs. Stipp Ph. 23.420.FOR floods, storms, earthquakes or
I Picture quality Guests will uncertainty about whether you attack. I
SALE not tamper with brightness, clear should be hospitalized if an A- enemy I MARKSMAN'S: EYKS: -Somewhere -
2 bedim furn. house. 4671 Blount ness, focus, or volumeRefreshments bomb hits any target city. At A broadcasting frequency range in Korea, Pfc, Harold
Ave Mr. Grego. Food, bring least that's what he told a civil- has been reserved for the emer- Hall of Lamposas, Tex., and .
25 ft. house trailer, 46 model, own. Drink, kitchen faucet. ian defense conference here .re- gency service, and several thou- Pfc. Billy Worrell, aim, their l
your .
$1150 S. C. Holcombe, Yukon Comparisons -All are odious. I cently. 'I sand hams" will be licensed to bazooka at enemy position .. *"
Trailer Park. operate on the hookup, along during: hectic fighting against .
Keep quiet and 'remember Our I Citizens of target cities, the I I
tlSEU--\'J"US: I with commercial stations and
I set is paid for. I doctor said, would be equipped I a numerically superior foe.
Wanted Park Armed Forces outlets.
Ride Spring
Exits Doors outward with radiation indicators the size
open I
Manor on So SIde.* Griffis at. can be used any time and will of dog tags. Anyone still living I --x-- 3 U. S. Hospital Ships :

8114 be five minutes after the pro. after a hit would bE: examinedby Webster Helps Police 'I J'
Wanted Ride from 4364 Longfellow I ends technicians I Assigned KOl'e lIHutr
vicinity of Ortega to gram ____ __ Solve This Mystery i
NAS, hours from 0730 to 1600. : > WaohlnltonF1"SThe: ( Gov.
Paducah, Ky. (AFI -Local) : ,
eminent has asigned three hospital .
Wai'Don't ..
Call Ext. 691 Florence 1 .
police officers have solved the ships to service m the Korean ( .
M'1a\ :, ) !"" !'; myetery of the blood spattel't'd I conflict They are the Navy's i
,y ''t., .'. .-11 (1ft .vlf\'y IW'' )'&:IOtlr;" guard rail on the bridge over : Consolation, Benevolence, and
,r1J.; .. .1 >.> ., Island creek. I
,. ,t'.. + ;J't! : Repose
,'f', ",,,; ;. ''f n An FBI report on a sample of The ships will operate with ,.
,,: ':mf' _P.' the bloo.. said it was "blood ofa hulls painted white and a horizontal .

9 ,: 'f,. ."#It/JIe l w a ruminating animal." The dictionary green; band running the ,
it.Al1e&hefy: Sr: HAS.. r solved the riddle. Aruminating' length of the vessels Red Crosses .
:..!'.'\\0' tM \'10< :----X, ) : animal, it says, is will be painted on each side of r
J"t which chews cud. the hulls the decks and fun
-\ one a on
',.i\, Worry H, Doc_ W "A cow," sighed the relieved I nels The crosses will be lightedat

Sews Sponge Inside y M* police. night
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these ahead Washington,days sew surgeons up(AFPSr the patient will) go One right afteran of Send Your Jax Air News Horne f I -

operation-without worrying ...a,

about leaving a sponge or two inside -
i At least that's what an expertfor fROM:..._...._ .. TWO

the Department of .lgiicul1 CENT
1 turf' says. Ir G, I:. Hilbert an
nounced recently that a new, y STAMP sponge for use in surgical PFate.. HERC:

operations bas been developed _...-__,; w>,. I' ,-.t__ R ... .._ '
by the Department ." ''TO-
The advantage according to Dr BARGAIN COUNTERS-Almost all visitors at the :Navy Kg. 1 :

Hilbert is than an incision tan Change here stop by the linen counter for their supply of lin

be<> ,sewn; leaving the sponge inside and towels. Mrs. John Owen, wife of I.cdr. John Owens, looks
The sponge is made from the supply with clerk Becky :Naughton., This counter n'l ""
torn starch permitting tht: bodyto atiMg with linens and towels,-beath lugs, bathing caps, :and
digest': or absorb:: it. : beach towels, all at very reasonable price


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