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Jax air news
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United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
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August 31, 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 Wine 11

Food Handler s .t i Seismograph

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Course Starts r 1 I: Installation

Next TuesdayAll I II ProgressingInstallation

civilian and military of the first

personnel of the Navy who seismograph in the Jackson-

are engaged in, food handlingwill ville area, started in June and

be required to attend the delayed by lack of funds, i*
Food Handlers Training i i now nearing completion and

Course to be held at theM should be in full operation

inside auditorium, Sep : within the next two weeks,

tember 5, G i and 7. %t p 11 kt: ____ 'k according to latest reports.
Food handlers
are classified as Operated as a naval microseis-
personnel who prepare, cook, 2 '' I mic research project for the purpose -
serve, or otherwise handle food, u ff;, 4 v I of studying minute earth
ice cream or other dairy prod x4k) xr' oD0 I vibrations known as microseisms, 1
. ucts, or wash or handle dishes, 4 the equipment Consists of three
utensils or similar equipment -0 I seismometers and a recorder. The:
The program, the first to in. I seismometers pick up the vibra-
elude cIvilian as well as military tions needed to make a bearingon
personnel, will be set up according a storm or other disturbance,
.. to instructions received from STUDY MAYPORT PROJECT-Surveying: a map of the Mayport area just before entering : which is then magnified about
the Secretary of the Navy. All consultation last week on expansion plans for the facility, are left, to right, Comdr, Eugene Pel 8,000 times by the recorder All
speakers and instructors will be tier, resident Public Works officer: Capt. Allen Smith, Chief of Staff, Fleet Air Jacksonville; Capt. data is then sent to Weather Central -
specialists in their fields. Moving Douglas T. Day, NAS commanding; officer and Comdr. Robert C Knowles of the Washington Bu- NAS Miami for further
pictures, film strips, and other reau of Aeronautics, Navy Department.Major study.
visual! displays will be used freely -- .- The unit will be housed in a
] in the three training periods small building on Childs street
which begin Tuesday.To 3 Naval Projects formerly used for maintenance
Give Certificate I housing area, which 's being remodeled -
Registration will begin at 0830 for its new purpose by
for the morning school and at Public Works.
1330 'for the afternoon session. With only one seismometer as
Classes are scheduled from 0900 : Gain Boost At Conference yet in operation, Chief Aerogra
to 1100 and 1400 to 1600. Attendance : pliers Mate George B. Starr, who
at either session on all three came here from Miami to super-
days is essential to satisfactory Plans for three major construction projects which when carried out will make Jack- vise the installing of the sensitive
completion of the course, it is sonville one of the most important bases on the Atlantic coast, were discussed at length by I Ii I equipment, reports that the recent
emphasized Certificates will be i local Navy officials who met in conference last Friday with Comdr. Robert C' Knowles o/ Atlantic hurricane was picked -
awarded to successful candidates.The .
up and recorded, magnified by
school to be conducted the Navy Department's_ Bureau of.. Aeronautics.. I I about 100 times. "When completewe
here is of several to be held -- -- --- ----- ----- I
one should be able to pick
Coming from Washington to Bulk Fuel Terminal on Heck- close the up any
throughout the Armed Services i given scrutiny by Navy' sort of unusual disturbances suchas
...., in conjunction with i similar study the projects Commander 1 scher Drive are pending final officers. Construction sufficient!I storms earthquakes and ex-
schools being set up by the U. S. Knowles met with Capt. DouglasT. :i Congressional action before going berthing facilities and the dredg'I' plosions," Starr said.
Public Health Service, the state, Day, commanding officer of i under construction. ing of the basin and (' 'I Similar installations
county and city health depart. NAS Jacksonville; Capt. Allen Proposed conversion plans for accommodate the largest present are in op-
in ants. Smith, Chief of Staff of Fleet Air Cecil Field include construction day carriers, was discussed at I eration throughout the Caribbean
..... Co-diFectors of the station pro- Jacksonville; Comdr. Eugene J. 1 of extended runways to accommodate i length. Emphasis was also laid area.
grain are Russell Jackson,'supervisor Peltier, Public Works Officer and an undisclosed number Ion the rehabilitation of such --x-
of the Florida Food Handlers : other top ranking naval officers. 1'of carrier air groups, the Navy existing buildings as would be New Feature BeginsIn
Training Program and reported. In its new capacity, it I necessary to minimum operation
Await Final Approval
Comdr. William F. Lyons, station i would become a fleet support of the enlarged facility. Air NewsSince
Industrial Medicine and Sanitation | The development of the May- field, it was pointed out. Comdr. Knowles termed the Today's
, officer. port facility to a first class air- 1 Project "Quite Feasible"The proposed plans for Mayport and many personnel at the
I Wide Range of Topics'! craft carrier base, conversion. of Mayport project also was Cecil Field as "quite feasible." Naval Air Station do not have the
i Participating with the Naval Cecil Field to a master jet airfield He said that his mission at NAS' opportunity to see the daily papers
I Air Station in the program are and a considerable increase Jax was "primarily of a recon- every day the Jax Air News:
(Turn to Page 8, Col 4) ''of fuel facilities at_ the Naval.. Holiday MondayNAS naisance nature, to interpret the will attempt to bring them as up
---- u ---- overall plans of construction and to date as possible with a new
1\ "We're Thankful She's Alive" will observe Labor Day coordinate them with local re- I feature beginning in today's is-
, Monday, September 4 as a legal quirements." He left during the
holiday with a full day's afternoon to return to Washing- sue.The new feature, which covers
respite from work. all of page three is entitled "The:
Lee's Future ton.Meanwhile
Penny Bright Only the necessary guard, surveyors are being World Scene In Review." con-
administrative and maintenance interviewed by Commander Pel taining condensed versions of
duties will be performed tier for the purpose of preparing pertinent news, over the past
during the holiday. topographical maps of the terri- week, along with the lighter
: Thanks To Navy MedicsAir (Turn to Page 8, Col. 4)) news

Little 1-year-old Penny Lee j Y
now a pert and saucy 29 pounds, '
; F.issette.whose chances of sur- r c'C'+ JD6t

vival after birth were practic- LITTLE PENNY'S progress
ally nil until a delicate operation since her operation has been
performed by a Navy i watched with anxiety by Navy
medics, especially Capt.
j surgeon at the Naval Hospital Greene who performed the operation '
lIne saved her life, came back and Lt. Mary Pike and 4
for a re-union this week with Ralph Sassano, HN, the only two .
4 her friends at the Hospital. left of the crew which took
Penny under their wing follow
Visiting almost on the eve of ing the operation. I .
her operation- which has been : Lt. Pike and Ralph Sassano re 1
termed miraculous by famous member those five long weeks of
specilaists, Penny Lee, the daugh- I Penny Lee's stay at the Hospital .::
tes of aviation machinist mate which took such constant watch ,1
first class Ward and Mrs. Bissette, I and devotion to duty. <. .,
was the picture of health. She's "We feel we have our daughter
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today because of the fine medical

News To Stay work done Bissete the Navy"whose, commented hus- ,a, .. V : 1u ".

Open On MondayAlthough I band Ward is attached to Flight I j .j
and here !i \
Test at Overhaul Repair j
Labor Day, Monday, "On the eve of Penny's birth and 'I i : 4 ; ... ,j jfJt.
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September 4, will be observedby operation we so much want to' .
the Naval Air Station as a thank the Naval Hospital, the ... )f5 '
legal holiday, the J"x11'" News corpsmen and the Nurses for the' 4 offices will remain open on that fine care they have given her", 1 j :J ; ..: ,:/ i
day.. the Bissettes added. | .
Unite,.. If they; are .fang.'. ... ... ..<:t ; : :
(ionin. .. e Lw.4 AiJ 11'1&NNY ,STILL doesn't have .
,.' ,' will come later". the PENNY LEE HAS RF.-UNION-The Naval Hospital U a familiar scene to little Penny Lee Bi.-
publtcan' hopefully chorused. sette for it was there just a year ago tomorrow that she underwent a delicate major operation.
be' t / they say, "this Brought to the hospital for a vUit by her parents, Ward, ADI, and Mr. Bissette, seated found
News offices wonderful. We two of her "old friends." Ralph Sassano, UN, left, and I.t. Mary Pike, standing, who helped Penny
units desiring,! ; to cI /M- Pa(e 8, Cull) bee through her trying days following the operation.

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Two JAX AIR NEWS August 1950 .

Jax Air News Report From Washington

Deadline extended for unused leave claims
Station Published Jacksonville every, Fla.Thursday for Navy activities at Naval_ Air ;

NAS, Jacksonville .

Capt. Douglas T. Day.___ Commanding Officer Adds'
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell_ Executive Officer Navy Newport, R. I. As Boot Training Base

Fleet Air; Jacksonville By Armed Forces Press Service and the word "Free" in the upper right.hand
Rear Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery Commander The deadline for submitting claims for un- corner, r
Capt. Allen Smith"...."_"_..._.."___"..__w.____.Chief of Staff used military leave has been extended to June *
Fleet Air Wing Eleven 30, 1951, by the provisions of Public Law No. The Air Force has announced plans to pro-
Capt. George C. Montgomery _. Commander 479, passed by the 81st Congress. The previous mote 886 officers and 7,000 'Airmen to fill vacancies
Comdr. Charles Robertson Chief Staff Officer deadline was Sept. 1, 1948. Claims sub- created by the expansion program.
Naval Hospital mitted subsequent to this date are invalid and *
J. Wharton_._ _Commanding Officer .
Capt Dwight
should be resubmitted.
Fort Monroe Va., of the Army's most
E. Stahr __ __ Executive Officer
Capt Guy Members and former
members of the Armed historical posts, and Headquarters of Army
NARTU Services who are entitled to submit claims un- Field Forces, has been closed to the public as
C pt. Raymond N. Sharp..__. ..Commanding Officer der P.L. 479 are those who have unused leave a security measure.
standing to their credit! on August 31, 1946, r ? w
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration in excess of 60) days. Under recently announced Naval policy, officers -
building Phone extension 8184. commissioned directly from NORTC

Editor-Andrew H. Planey Privately owned Army war dogs which saw units who have not yet been selected for re-
Staff Member: Bob Joyce, JOSN. .' service in World War II will not be recalled to tention in the Regular Navy as career officers, .. ..
The JAX AIR NEWS ta published wcemy at the U. S. Naval Air Station duty in current expansion of the forces. The are not eligible for flight training, postgraduate .
Jacksonville Florida, and printed commercially' with appropriated fundsat
training*, long term training or transfer
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAvLXOS P-35. Rev Army now has a "Canine Corps" of approxi- ;
Nov. 1943. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the mately 500 dogs, largely the offspring of World from General Line to Supply Corps or Civil Engineer -
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field, and War II canine veterans. Trained dogs are be- Corps, or change in designation to Engineering -

the U.The S.JAX Naval AIR Hospital Is a memver' of the Armed Forces Press ServIce. Reproduction ing used in Germany land on Okinawa, and duty, Special duty or Aeronautical
of NEWS service without sled dogs are on duty in Alaska. Engineering duty They are, however, eligi-
publications iseprohibited
of othr matter except by permission ble for submarine training and for short term
of Editor JAX AIR NEWS. training courses of five months duration or less.
Naval Reserve nurses on inactive duty, who *
have dependents under 18 years of age, are not
Orders assigning Air Force rated personnel
Editor Asks Co-operation Of PIO'sIn eligible established for recall Navy to active policy duty, under recently to duty for lacking periods facilities in excess for of proficiency 30 days at fly-Installations -

ing, will designate an Air Force Base to which
Meeting Air News DeadlinesShortage The exemption from payment of regular the officers concerned will be attached for flyIng '
postage on first class letter mail establishedfor duty in order to maintain proficiency flyIng -
of personnel at the Jax Air News makesit members of the Armed Forces in World under instructions recently published (AFL
War II has been restored for members on active 60-18, July 13, 1950)).
essential that the deadlines for copy and pictures for
duty in Korea, and such other areas as the .
publication in the Air News be strictly enforced President may designate as combat zones or The Navy will resume recruit training at

Deadline for all routine stories, including features and military theaters.As the U S. Naval Training Center, Newport, RI.
standing columns, must be in the hands of the editor by 1400 in World War ll, the sender J Is required for the first time since 1944 Training activities -
on Mondays. to write his name, address and serial numberin at Newport will supplement those at
Deadline for all pictures is 1000 Monday. This gives the the upper left-hand corner of the envelope, Great Lakes, Ill., and San Diego, Calif. ..
editor just time enough to have all layouts, montages and sin-
gle photos ready for the engraver, who has imposed a deadline
of 1200 each Monday. WeekendWincflafk

Official or "hot" which contains notices of impor- ,
tance, will be newsf late as 1200 Tuesday.. .4
All department and unit public information officers are
asked to comply with the new plea and cooperate as much as Notes
possible in getting news in early to the editor Units who get
there "fastest with the mostest," will be given priority in f tom

space.The deadlines are not new, they have been in existenceall
along, but have neevr been really enforced. However, the WfltBTU
editor is confronted with the difficult task of preparing all f1rI'Shut
news ly press time which is 0900 Wednesday morning.
Wing Staff 74-Saturday morning was spent making plans for
the squadron's two weeks training cruise The lucky ones of the
Mutual Death Benefit staff will spend the first eight days at Pensacola in support of VF-741
Society and VS-741 for their carrier qualifications.
I Since our last drill the Navy
I has found the need of an expert mander Johnson's reply to that request -

Elects Trustee Board Chairman I dentist, so our dental officer, Lt. :
(jg) Harold S. Levin, has reported "Dear Sir:
to active duty in answer to the In answer to your letter August
Mrs. Ruby E. Piper, of the Supply and Fiscal Department, was Navy's need.! 21, this seems to be a highly
named as Chairman'of the Board of Trustees for the Employees Mu- I critical time for such a serious
tual Death Benefit Society at the initial organizational meeting of We are sorry to hear that SR step, as set forth in your letterof .....
S. Frazier of JacksonvilleBeach
the Board George the above date. The shock is
To.iss"ist Mrs. Piper, Roy J is spending this weekendin great. As Commanding Officerof
record in the Ser- bed with cat fever. It is hoped
Acree of the Overhaul and Re- I Wing Staff 74, I have nothing
office of the Industrial Re- will be
named to vices that George fully recov-
pair Department was official to say to deter you from
lation Department it stated ered and will be able to report -
the of vice-chairman while was soon I.
port this drastic But
making move. Your Mouth\ ...
Michael Cascone of the Industrial and are available for inspectionby for our training cruise I the world situation being as it is Biff .
Relations Department assumedthe members for a period of sixty As far as the Wing Start is con- you will in all probability have a Security is an "All Hands"Job.
duties of Secretary-Treasurer:. days should they desire to makean cerned the Navy could abolish the very short honeymoon. .
Charter Members Vote inspection. I BOQ. The bachelors of the Wing Qucting the second paragraphof
The Chairman ViceChairmanand Membership "Still Open Staff are fastly becoming extinct your letter "assuming that this tickled to death to hear of thin
Secretary-Treasurer were Membership in the Society is.. with Lcdrs. Lewis Rhea Baxtor will be alright" this is to advise contemplated change in command
selected from among the six still open and applications are being and Charles A. Matthews setting you that as far as personalitiesare If you are still around Wing Staff
members of the Board who were accepted until 11 September date!: concerned this is not me but Headquarters after 3 o'clock Sun
selected by vote of the membersof 1950. After this date all day we are going to throw outbodily.
apPli.1 you
recent elec- cations will be subject Margie and Rhea Baxtor will be rather Navy business and as suchis ."
the Society in the
proval by the Board of Trustees honeymooning in Nassau as this serious business not to be han-
tion.Other who a physical I column goes to press, having com- dled in a light, frivolous manner. Lcdr. Charles A. Matthews will
members of the Board may require
be relieved of command of his
mitted themselves on the eveningof An officer or your rank should
examination of all applicants.
include, Charles G. Hart of the i August 27 at the First Pres- know that the Navy will take a personal affairs by Miss Mary,
Overhaul and Repair Department New members will be affoded
Church Gainesville Flor- rental ,allowance Lippitt in the Wesley Foundation
byterian beating financially on
Leonard B. Eubanks of the; an opportunity to join the Soci-
I ida. In order to attend the above changing your status Chapel Gainesville, Fla., with
Industrial Relations Department, ety within a period of thirty
PubiC' event Rhea mailed a request to from that of a bachelor officer to Reverend Harry Philpott officiat-
and Walker H Crevasse of working days after entering duty
) Works. and will not be subject to having I secure early on the afternoon of a married ont, ing on September 9, 1950.
officials of August 27. Quoted below is Com- Rhea, this is all in fun, I am
It was reported by applications approved by the I
i the Industrial Relations Department Board if they apply within this --
i that approximately 75 per time. After the expiration of ;
cent of the charter membership thirty days their applicationswill i : i&T [ --

of the Society participated in the also be subject to approvalby ,
election of the Board Trustees, the Board and they may be t 1 SrAv
Results of the elections are on ination.required to take a physical exam- 01

Membership in the Society as ;
of the close of business on Monday I ...
.. .
28 August 1950, was 836. \
Employees are reminded that the k ff
t Yrepiae
success of the Society depends ? E
t. upon each individual of the Society
and it must be realized

... that the amount paid beneficiaries -
'\, is, of course, subject to the 'tI
Thursday August 31 number of employees In the So- [ a J' : =
Singing Wheels Club-Transportation ciety on the date of death of a S4'L, t t ,
member. "
; In club-informal dancing.
Friday, September 1 Employees who are interestedin I '.,
1830-Miniature golf, transpor! enrolling in the Society should I X
tation. get in touch with departmental I 1L _
(Saturday, September 2 representatives or with Em- .
Open House Ping-pong, shuf ployees Services office of the Industrial :;
fle-board. 2000-Amplified dance Relations department, .
bands. building 907, extension 420. Ap-

Sunday, September S plications and necessary forms 1 "
1000 to 1200<> -Java hours. 1600 may be obtained from this officeTransAtlantic I L ,,

to 1700-Home town hour around -x- ft j
the piano with Mary playing your Record
favorite tunes. Boston (AFPS)-With an ave- u.Lt? ?'f;
Monday September 4 rage speed of 275 miles an hour ,.,.i$
1830--Bowling Club, transportation and, at times, hitting 393 an hour, L15:1jI[
;(. and partners. Capt. Edward A. Stewart, Amer-
Tuesday, September 5 ican Overseas Airline pilot laid __mnnnnn
1830-Disc Jockey Jamboree- claim to a new westward trans- e t ". ;.t
Dance to the latest recordings, alec Atlantic plane crossing record. INSPECT NARTU-Lt. Col. Frederic R. Payne, eoi ,
television The flight from Shannon Ireland, NARTU lax; Capt. Douglas/ T. Day, NAS command harp,
Wednesday, September 6 to I Boston took 10 hours and 51 commanding officer of NARTU formed the inspecting -scrutiny -
2000- Ping-pong special and informal minutes. Capt. Stewart was! pilot during its monthly inspection last Sunday. Here the metal
dancing. ing a Boeing Stratocrusier hop. On the right is Chief Aviation Metalsmith Brace '.




31 August 1950 JAX. AIR NEWS _Page Three
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Takes U. S. Army OverRailroads I Increused benefits For GI Families I !

(Bulletin-A compromise plan for monthly assistance paymentsto '
the dependents of all enlisted men in the armed services was
Round-up Of
worked out Wednesday by a Senate-House committee

Relief for families of enlisted servicemen is in sight as
threatened nationwide Korean WarWell
.. Blocking strike which a could have crippled both the House and Senate last week passed bills to provide

... the nation's war effort, living allowances to GI families.The over 100,000 killed,
President Truman last Friday ordered
seizure of the railroads. His bills differ somewhat, butit than the House bill. For one dependent wounded or missing is the
order was.effective Monday is expected that these differ- ; the lower three pay I rough estimate of the casual- REINFORCEMENTS Trans
ences will soon be ironed out ina grades would get $45 a month and port in the background has
ties suffered on both sidesin
.... Largely a paper work affair, the just unloaded a contingent of
joint Senate-House conferenceand the grades $37.50.( For two
seizure was accomplished by a final enactment is assured, dependents upper regardless of pay the nine weeks old Korean U. S. fighting men who have
skeleton crew of 60 military official come to Korea to help troopsnow
possibly within a week grade the government payment
? 'who will Exercise nominal Under the Senate bill the pay- would be $67.50( and for three war.Broken down the estimateruns holding battle lines under 1
I Army control until the railroa.dunions' ments would be retroactive to dependents $75, regardless of thusly North Korean United Nations mandate. Baggage "
17-month-old labor dispute ; and gear of n'w arrivalsis
July 1 and the Houses' bill calls pay grade.
can be settled. for starting payments as of Au- An additional benefit of the losses, Frontline, 50,000; laid out on doclj: I I'j

Union officials promised full gust 1.Government. House bill would also be the pro killed and wounded Jby allied

cooperation and renewed their payments under vision of free medical care in air i power, 20,000; losses Tampa GI I FreedConfinement
pledge to keep the trains rolling. the House version of the bill military hospitals to the dependents among guerillas and in sea !
would be; For the three lowest of Gls.In .
pay grades, $45 a month for one both versions of the living actions, 10,000 and civilans By Russians After

. dependent; $70( for two depen- allowances bills provision is made killed or wounded, 11582.
.. Look How Boot Lives dents; and $85 for more than two for the serviceman to supplementthe Allied Lossesunofficially
dependents. For th e! higher government with a proportionate
His First In Jax than 5,000 South Ko-
Day grades$70 for a single depen- amount of his own pay more ;
Navy recruits in Jacksonville dent and $85 for two or more de- to make up the total allotmentthat rean battle losses, 20,000 and
spend their first night In the dependents.The their dependents would re South Korean civilans lossesare Pvt. Alfred W. Yankow, 27,

Windle Hotel, it was announcedlast Senate bill is slightly less ceive. high but no estimate of Tampa, Florida told Amer-

week. available. ican authorities last week

The hotel has a six months -x- that he had no idea why he '
contract to provide overnight UN Members Send Troops I
was slugged four months ago \
.. acccmodations for the men taking Reds Wrong Again and into the Russian
their physical exams at the Maldng the war in Korea a truly United Nations affairit shanghaied

recruiting station. is expected that in the near future more than 25,000 men, Blasting forth with some more zone for steady question.

Putting up some 15 to 40 recruits mostly infantrymen, from a dozen nations, will be fighting: bum dope the North Korean Red ing. ,
a night the hotel man radio station last week claimedone Once a Russian Major questioned ,
. ..- ager says that business is picking alongside American doughboys. of their shore batteries had Yankow on troop installations."I T-
up lately and that the business Already assembled and expected to go into action soon sunk a U. S. destroyer as it bom- told him I didn't know any

varies with the success of are, 1,500 British troops from the Hong Kong garrison; 1,200 barded the Red port of Puriyong. thing about that and he said I

the recruiters. Philippine combat troops, most of whom are veterans of Sounded like good propagandauntil must soldier,be" Yankow a pretty related.damn"I dumb told

World War II; and 2,000 Indonesian trained Dutch infan- the joker in the deck came him I couldn't help that." Yan-

Death Cheats trymen.In to light. The destroyer claimedby kow described himself as just a
the Reds number 726, wat
addition Canada, Australia, New "Zealand, Thailand, lost during World War II Naval ,'simple rifleman" with no knowledge
France and others have announced their intention of joiningthe Officials said and further added of or access to, military in information -
of interest espio
Survivor Of fight against Communism. that no U. S. destroyers have
been lost to action in Korean nage.
x He theorized that he had been
Bataan MarchA I waters. abducted because he looked like
-x-' a likely prospect to desert and be .

used a subject for propaganda .

Bataan survivor Death of March the infamous and of Malik To Leave Soviet UN r Post, or identity else as it was a case of mistaken

three years in a prison camp, ax -x-

Lt. Col. William Orr, 35, Draft Call
Moloiov Seen As Next Increase
hoped to make a comeback as Envoyfolded

....... a paratrooper. Each time he More than 50,000 more draftees -j
applied however, he was re- Russia's stone>-facei block In will be called in November, it Is
jected. His sufferings in against the non-commu.1 expected, in order to fill the Army's -j
Council JakobA.
the UN Security nist world. growing build-up of man
prison camp had weakenedhim Malik, loses the council's presidency power. '1

so that he couldn't be tomorrow and odds are d.i The expected November call fol-
accepted for the rugged life lows up an increase of 47,000 recently w<
that he'll go back home for good,
of announced by the Army in
a paratrooper.Such
although some observers think he the number of enlisted Army reserves
was Orr's love of soldier- 31 might stay on as a delegate on i fi'6r to be called to active duty .
ing and so great his determination the council. between now and Nov. 10. '
to show people he was still
every inch a solier that he rent- Meanwhile it was rumored that S

ed a private plane and arrangedto I LAUNDRY SERVICE Al- Molotov, second only to Stalin in Britain Building .:.,
make a parachute jump on most within sight of the battle the Kremlin: regime, might lead
his own. lines in Korea this South Ko- the Russian team to the UN Gen-

Last week this soldier's soldier rean laundryman conducts bus- eral Assembly next Sept. 19, and New Big Bomber .. '
iness as usual-well, almost as that the expert in devious diplo-
made his jump and was drownedin _._ Reliable said Britain '
----- -- -- that
-- --- ---- sources (
Bob Zuccaro of
usual. PFC Bos-
macy might be planning the greatest' -
the Mississippi river where a
is of the shies :
building a giant
ton and PFC David Hisel of "
propaganda offensive yet un- Jakob Malik Warren Austin
gust of wind had blown him as
jet bomber which will
Liberty, Ind. deliver their soil- surpass any
he made his descent. '
the world has known.
ed garments for cleaning.Carriers' :.
-x- I Designed to fly at altitudes between -

Rise In Alcoholism 50,000 and 60,000 feet the '
Navy Ship
Value DescribedDavid Hospital new sky behemoth will be equip..

ped to carry a "special bomb",
Allribuled To Wars authorities added.
Lawrence, in his column points out that virtually: all the Rammed By FreighterSeventeen Expected to be completed next
air power that is giving close support to ground troops in Korea
the new bomber is
Hot and cold wars of the last (both the Marines and the U. S. Infantry) is coming from carrier mon and a Navy year reportedto
be twice the size of the Brit-
" ten years are to blame for a 50% based planes.Attributing. nurse were known dead in the
S. ish wartime Lancaster bomber ,,;
increase in the ranks of U.
several critical victories tragic sinking of the U. S. Navy
which had a wing of 120( feet
confirmed alcoholics, Dr. E. M. Korean Yanks to Get span 1
forces last hospital ship Benevoflrtice off the and a 78 feet
Jcllmelc of Fort! Worth, Texas won by ground fuselage long.
Golden Gate Bridge last Friday I '.
charged last week. week to the tremendous air sup- Mexican Beef, Gravy .:'.1
.. With 492 survivors counted, the '
. He told a summer session of alcohol port offered by Navy and Marine
- studies at the Universityof pilots, Lawrence reported that the Americans fighting in Korea death toll might rise authoritiessaid I CI's Take Plenty Baths:
Wisconsin that the countrynow can blame the Mexicans in the because it was not known exactly I
of close air the
use support waa
has 950,000 confirmed alco- heart and essence of the Yanks' near future if the beef and how many people were I When they were kids they used -
holics in comparison with 600,000in successes In Korea recently.The gravy they are served isn't up aboard the 522-foot mercy ship i to gripe about the Saturday night "
1941. to par. when she was rammed by a I bath but in Korea those hot, "
The most significant factor in absence of suitable U. S. ,The Army announced last freighter in a pea-soup fog off the' dusty GI's can hardly wait to ;i
this increase he said was the airfields In Korea and the mobility week that 10,000,000 pounds of Gate i take a dip in murky Korean

growing tendency of women to of the aircraft carriers make Mexican canned beef has been I The Benevolence was returningfrom rivers, reports said last week.If .
drink more. He attributed this the flatops an indispensable itemin taken over from the Commodity a trial run preparatory to nothing else, Mother Nature j
anxi- the present conflict, Lawrence Credit Corporation to meet provided plenty of natural bathtubs i
\. ., increase to several factors; sailing for Korea when she was
eties and worries about men over- added the Immediate requirements of sunk and the Navy has ordered for our GI's and it seems ,
seas, wholesale movements from troops in the Far East. another hospital ship, the U.S.S. the Yanks can wash off enoughof
. one place to another; and the Navy Announces ShareOf What happened to "Spam"T Haven, out of mothballs immediately the dirt and grime to suit >,
themselves. '.
placing of women in male envi- to replace the benevolence.
ronments and giving them their U. S. Destroyers Blast Hundreds of lakes and rivers c, ;
Meanwhile the word
was re-
MoneyThe present the opportunity and the ,
own income.- North Korean Ports ceived that the USS Consolation, Gl's, often within shooting dis- .1

Navy's slice of the Hitting them hard and hitting one of the most modern hospital tance of the enemy take a refreshing ;.
huge $16,771,384,479 them again, true to Dull Halsey ships afloat, had' reached Korean plunge in cool waters.
rearmament -
tradition, a U. S. Navy destroyer waters last week. Exact arrival The plentiful water situation .
MacArthur SauceNew bill passed by the date of the Consolation not
bombarded a North Korean port was also helps solves the eternal GI ,4
House last week includes and'railway center only 25 miles disclosed but it was learned that question of 'dirty laundry. Ko-

York (AFTS)-A custo- $165,000,000 for shipbuilding, from the Soviet border last week, the ship had departed from Nor- rean women and girls are eagerto
mer asked the delicatessen including a speedup In getting it was annunced. folk, Va. on July 5. do the soldiers' laundry for a '.j
counterman for a roast beef Highly successful, according to few cents American money and g
and Swiss cheese sandwich laid-up fighting'ships ready an official communique, the bom- It's happened! False teeth bites a bit of soap.Despite .
with Husslan dressing. for action; and $1,596,269,000to bardment of Sieshin (Chongjin) man. In DeLand, Florida, Ed Caf- the seemingly harsh

.. ,t "My friend," said the coun- procure,* 2,377 _new/warplanes on th. Korean northeast coast fin, automatic laundry operator, method of washing clothes, they
terman, "in thin delicatessen, ana$ beHd.,+" theak' 145, miles, from the big Russian felt fiomethnlg bite his arm as he lay the dirty laundry on rocks
Russian dressing Is now Mac- : jp'_ at Vladivostok, was checked a laundry bag. He dumped and beat the dirt out with sticks,
Arthur sauce." Navy's ...:.. ; .t to Russia that the U. the bag and out rolled a grin- the GI's battle grimed clothing
Planes. !fV: J:.'f" ; struck ning set of false teeth. comes out clean and sparkling. _
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Honors In Regional .Meet .

Although formed on short notice, Jax Navy's pistol

team delivered more than a creditable showing in the South..

eastern Regional Pistol Matches held August 25-27 at the I

Jacksonville Police Pistol Club range
I Jax Navy'a team firing in the the team. Captain Richard noted
Marksman Class won first' placein as team captain, assisted by Chief
j the .22 caliber team match, an- Neeoe.
other station team tool: the top
r $ spot In the .38 caliber team match

I and still another placed second in
the .45 caliber team match.

I Chief David Neece of FaSron
Six fired the highest aggregatescores
with all three type pistols, 'I
a. winning a total of five individual

I Fred Dedrick, AO-1, of VF-12 HERE AND THEREThe
received five medals and a largeS I
Y plaque for the highest score in the
22 caliber aggregate wife was always antagonized
by her husband's going out
I Pfc. Larry Kapner of Marine
at night. His departing word,
QUICK ON THE TRIGGER-Although they didn't have much time to get together beforehand, Barracks for was awarded three medals which especially angered he-f.
competition while Lt. Ju-
Jax Navy's' pistol team won two first places and finished in the runner-up spot in another event in 'lius were always, "Good night, mother
Kingalso of Marine Bar- "
I the Southeastern Regional Pistol Matches held last week-end in Jacksonville Left to right are, racks, walked off with two Individual of three.
Capt. Frank M. Richard (USMC), team captain: Chief David J. Neece, Lt. Julius King, Frederic awards. But one night she could standit
F. Dedrick, AO-1, Chief Douglas A. Jones and Pfe Larry II. Kapner. no ]onglr, When he took his
Sponsored by the National Rifle hat started out the door and
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Association of America, with the I called cheerily, "Good night,
Sun. School Jax Pistol Club a* host, the mother of three," she answered

Cigars From Promoted Officers? Southeastern Regional had 150 individual quite as cheerfully, "Good night,
To CommenceSeptember competitors from all father of one."'
Southeastern states! and CUba The Now he stays home.
1 10 I That's Question argued at VP-3 Marine Headquarters team took -.
all honors In the open Chief: "I wish to marry your

Sunday September 10 Is the There's an "incident" go- Is withheld for security Other service teams entered In daughter Dad ,"Do sir." drink
the included : you young
date for the opening of the station ing on in Materiel sectionof reasons, takes an equally Point tourney Marines, Pensacola Cherry man?" ,

Sunday School, it has been Patrol Squadron Three firm stand He presents a 11th Airborne Division, 82nd Navy Air-, Chief: "Thanks a lot but let1

announced by the Senior'l that might well constitute a short and expensive argue borne Division, Fort Benning, settle this other thing first."
to be naval policy for years to ment in defense. After setting Ga., Fort McPherson, Ga., and I Iti
Children are requested the Cuban Army.
present at 0930, September 10 for come. The i issue heatedly up the entire commissioned Chief Douglas, Jones of (
enrollment and assignment to debated, and so far deadlocked officer's bar in Ar- Six and Captain Frank Richardof Fasron LDOfMTIzeaRcY

classes. Young children should be is this: "Is it mandatory gentia, he feels that no the Marine Air Detachment, : ,
enrolled! by their parents.The that officers being man should be required to NARTU each won one medal iSO"WL ',
morning worship on September ; apiece. T/Sgt. William I'-- --
promoted buy cigars for the do more. *_' ,
10 will, be designed so' that of the Marine Air Detachmentfired '
parents and children together may crew ? Defense Has Case as an alternate member of
in the service. ------
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participate ---- --
For those who have
: The teaching staff! is complete 253 lbs. of AffirmativeThe never Is DeadlineFor
been to this jof Friday
i providing instruction for children affimative. the issueis spot Vt..p
the North it behooves to
six Seel tied new ably argued by "Little
jn age groups.
elaborate this of de-
material has been obtained and is Dickinson", 253 pounds of indignant on point Changing Tags
fense. Due to the excellent (?)
ready for Issue and study. "yes sirees": His contention liberty and recreation available Friday is the deadline at NAS ov<
the staff is that all naval customs
Comprising teaching in the immediate vicinityof Jax for 'hanging tags on all automobiles -
lore: Comdr. George E. Chalnv and traditions avow thatit driven by civilian or mil-
the base, the "O" club bar
era superintendent; Mrs. Ben Nelson is the sacred duty of all officers is sometimes barren of an itary personnel.The .
Mrs. Donald Howard Mrs gaining new rank to evening. However the defense change-over has been in
Howard Moore, Lt. (jg) Donald buy the crew cigars.He feels that having set up the progress since last week according
I Howard, Lcdr. August Elliott, admits on the side in his aforesaid bar, empty or full, to an easily operated system
r Mrs. Andrew Conner Mrs. Julius lowest most confidential bellow tradition has been appeased. devised by the Yard Office
Early, Lt. Col. Harvey. B. Atkins that things come to a sad On this one fact, the defense which works every departmenton
: and Mrs. James King. state in this man's Navy whena a separate basis
rests.' !
The Sacrament of Communionwill Chief can't scrounge a smoke diplomatic ,. Officers of the Florida Military
be observed Sunday. Sept. 3, out of a promotion in his bail- solution Anyone to having this grave a situa District will be issued deacls with orecr ?? "

Jt is announced iwick. tion is urged to go to the VP- a white background and black I
The one man defense 3 Public Information Office numerals, bearing the letters "U. I _
Rehabilitation OfRefrigeration team, Ensign......, his name immediately. I S. Army." The deadline for the Little Boy: May I have a dime
II Army has been set at Sept. 15 for a comic book, daddy?
.. I it was said There are 92 officers Daddy: I'll think about it,
Unit -- -- -- within the District Little Thanks
Boy: daddy. I'll
You're Too Tall For Us ; Station Scouts Top -x- take the dime now. That'll give
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Set For StationPlans Army Says for 20th Time Foe In, Swim MeetNAS Tricky Quicky quietly. *

for the rehabilitation of Memphis Twin (AFPS) John Boy Scouts compiled a 44- Sailor: I'd like to have a book
a refrigeration unit to supplement Patrick Laxton Ii very persistent.And 13 edge in points over Troop No. When il4* cold storage facilities al the Army is just M persistent 26 In a swim meet held last Tuesday for Christmas, the teacher Librarian: Sorry, we don't seem
ft'&din use at the Naval Air i Twenty times Laxton has attempted at NAS. gate MM-II child three sheets to have it. Do :you know the
Station, are being prepared by to enlist in the Army. Troop 131 plans: to be host to of colored paper| cash heel! name of the author? -
the Public Works Department.The And 20 times the Army has had Troop 27 in a swim meet to beheld measuring 10 by 20 Inh_. She Sailor: Sure. My girl friend
will to "No" explained flail the' "sheets, were it The
supplementary unit say at the indoor pool here Thursday said was Ruby Yacht of .
add 62,500 cubic feet of refrigeration The words of the Army recruit August 31 at 0930. to he rut Into 1-Inch strips| Omar Khayyam
to the 148,000 now in service. ing sergeant: "We could use you cash strip to be 10 Inched long. .
The increase has become necessary to raise and lower the flag with Scouts of Troop 131 held a She found that It took :H seconds Professor: There's a new drug
according to Capt. H, F. out a halyard. But the regulations week-end camp at 'May port Air for each cut. Without called Dexamyl that is said to in-
Gingrich, Supply Officer since ." Station, with fishing and recreation folding the paper, what in the crease capacity for work.

the reactivation of Cecil Field became Laxton, 38 years of age, ii 6 highlighting. .the outing. shortest p..Mle time In which Student: That's fine; but do
effective, and -- -- -- -- Pitch child could his happen to know that
provisioning > complete you a drug
feet 11 i; inches tall.
cit former mothball fleet vesselswas _.. Three old maids were sitting on cutting? makes work unnecessary?
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undertaken the the veranda knitting. Suddenly a .
by Supply OZ; ,ouKt -
Oldlady: (to uniformed man at hen being chased by a rooster '
.llll Policeman: You've been hold-
Department "I" t | >* II| pus 'iNUn|
Comdr Eugene J, Peltier resident party): "What is your work? run across the busy street and ..tu1l111 aul 'v ,IIJ 11.18'' ....."In ing your hand out of the car win
officer in charge of Man:" "Madam,- I am a Naval was smeared by a passing car. iNn .1..ylaSol. aadad ail Junnel"u dow for five minutes now, lady. !
struction, will invite bids con-I doctor. "J "Ah," sighed one of the ancients -, '*plniMs U' 111, 1u) What's the big idea?
refrigeration project O.L.: "My, my, how you doc- "how wonderful! She .+I4 uead1' "s aq 1.( lJaabut Lady motorist: I'm drying my
: within the next 60 days. tors specialize." chose death!" fingernail polish. "ay
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MAINSIDE LOUNGE OBSERVES FIFTH ANNIVERSARY full program of' fun and frolic, highlighted th.,.op n. house ceremonies at Mainside Enlisted
Lounge which last Thursday celebrated Its fifth anniversary. Presiding at the colorful eake. uttlllr ceremony;"q Comdr; Porter F. Bedell<< ,-center, NAS executive
""k,,. Taking up most of the time of sailors and their specially Invited l guests was danelnf .n the Jdl.lle' .a few *.| be right gather around a card able for a fast.
fame .f canasta, while still others selected a quiet spot to play their favorite recordings .'< '- ..'.. '

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. -A For Tiny Mayport CrewYou Fl 1 \

think you have it rough, sailor? Consider the "for- 'i

gotten men" at Mayport Naval Station. .1
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It has been a lonely watch for service. In addition, the "Sweet
Chief Gunner Raymond L. Par- Gum," Coast Guard light bouy

ker, officer-in-charge at Mayport, tender and a small patrol boat I
and his crew of 38 enlisted men. are moored at Mayport. Civilian
Isolated! without housing and not harbor pilots are based there, too.
.. even a Navy Exchange offering I
B candy, bar or a cake of soap, MOST OF THE crew live in
the facility has provided little ex- Jacksonville or Dewey Park But'
cept work to these "forgotten there are some who commute
men" who have kept it going. every day from Green Cove
Springs, reporting in at 0730.
WITH PILOTS doing their "Once there, they stay," Chief
"daytime bouncing" at Mayport, Parker declared. '"Some try to
as Chief Parker puts it, referringto hitchike to the stores for a cold
aircraft making mock carrier drink-but by the time they have 0 efo

landings in practice training, the stood in the hot sun an hour or r
men are kept busy on the field more, they give it up and come F
manning crash and fire-fighting back." v w.Nt '

equipment. This equipment consists Today, however, the picture is
of a fire truck, a small crash becoming i somewhat brighter L
truck, a large crash truck, and an Within the past two weeks a new i si

ambulance. Navy Exchange branch was established ,. _
-- w '(* There are also limited boat facilities so that thirsts may be .' ,t. @\, tm ,f: til: : )f. ;If :If
. providing for unloading of quenched and hands properly ; } ::+ i1 < "t'<<
fuel and water tankers, with a washed with favorite brand \ <:: ; f.W W % KEEP MAYPORT WATCHIt's -
crash boat kept ready for rescue soaps. Other essential items are I 1 1;; 'tt t%.,@' I, a long lonely vigil for the
-- ----- also available-but strictly limit ?< small crew on duty at the' May-
ed to essentials.! : ; '. '\ iw4 port Naval Station, located
Lt. Grego Gets "Am I looking forward to the -1'f"'N\ :' about 25 miles from NAS Albert '

proposed expansion of Mayport"the 1" < Gardner' SN, and Donald
Transfer Orders Chief scoffed. "By the time ; Hodges, SA, diligently apply anew
that job is compjeted' < I and everyman : : paint job to their old faithful -
now out here will be long "Sweet Gum," above', as
,7 Lt, (jg) Tony Grego, officer-In- .I gone." Buddy Mock, TDAN, watchesthe
charge of NAS Jax commissarystore
-x- progress they make. Nothing -
for the past two years, hastt'l.t'ivt I Cc aG brings out the picture of
d orders directing him to
I the' stereotyped' melancholy asa
the Naval Air Station, Patuxent .
lighthouse', such as the one at ,
.- River, Md.Giego : .... Mayport, left. Buddy !Mock, j
who departs from here SUPPLY :1 : : TDAN and Emery Tyler, TO-Z,
Septemer 15, served with Com- ..
I ,"..., :,.':'. : are shown in front.Army .
7ND for 10 months before assuming :: :
his present duties. He is .,' < '1 )j- If :If
being relieved by Lt. William W. ,
Davis who reported here from .5
day, a couple of weeks ago, Stores ,
Chincoteague, Va., where he Stores' ) ;> ;
served as ofnVer-in-charge of thecommissary Unit No. 19 General Set To Open
turned out a record-setting 1340
store. issues, including retail and bulk II j Sites
Both Grego and Davis are veterans Storekeeper O. E. Gundel reached :
l Davis entering the service I mark with I II
the highest production
in February 1928 and Grego in e Washington (AFI'S)--The Ar-
of 266 and Alex
I a total Ratley ,
March 1929 as an enlisted man. Other''IlItoreket'pers my has announced the opening of
second with 202.
During World War II Grego served I came whose contributions 11 advanced replacement centersto
aboard the USS Langley and speed foe specialized trainingof
i the
helped to break previous high
Rock while Davis lIoldif'r
USS Castle ,
were Joe Allen ((169)), Charles :,
served as CommissaryDisbursingOfficer and The advanced centers, the Ar-
White (11181) Dan Spivey
on the Island of Midway i ((114)), Top man for bulk Issued my .said will be located at existing -
and later at Pearl Harbor.
Army posts.
was Martin Sutherland with 62I,
While here, Grego gained recognition -
I this Ha sic training fur all branch
items. A record like is especially | <
outstanding golfer, .
as an important in the light of of the Army arid Whanced Infantry -
the station crown two
copping the Korean war.CIHFI.IG11T training Mill be carried on at
consecutive years and winning I &... replacement center In operation
other local and Navy honors. Which' 1 hand ___ __ L_ ____ of
at the beginning the Korean
_x_ works harder the right or theleft .... .... .... I
? As far as welders' glovesare ----- ---- -- -- -- -- -- ---"'1 j I war or reactivated: nine then

... First Purple Heart concerned, the Mare Island I "Spec' 'h.II7A'(1 training: III be conducted -
Naval Shipyard discovered that ] Pressure of Little Woman Moves \ at the followingI5)ats| : antiaircraft -
Was Made Of ClothThe
the left hand glove wore out sev- artillery at Fort RllH,

American Order of the eral times more rapidly than the i Tex.; artillery, Fort Sill, Okla.;
Purple Heart now awarded toServicemen right And the Bethlehem Steel j i armor Fort Knox, Ky; Chemical
Per Diem To :
wounded in action, Company found that they were replacing 'I Payday Thursday ; (Corp\ at the Army Chemical Center

is said to have been originated three left hand welders' J K: by George Washington, who gloves to one right hand. The result I Fort JMvoir, Va.; !MttlicaJ<
snipped out a heart shaped of such observations: GSSO I That women rule the world, even the Navy, is I Corps, Fort :Sam Houston. Tex.;

piece of purple cloth in a hospital announces that shortly the unit of brought into focus once again with the
and pinned it on the issue in the catalog will be changed (/ weekly pay day of ungraded per diem employees of the I iiroHixl; Quartermaster Corps,

breast of a wounded messenger. from "pair" to "each." station from Friday to Thursday, starting this week. Fort 1"a..; Transportation|
The medal fell into disuse MEMOS. Marie Niesset, ex- I Corps, Fort Eustis, Va.; Signal

for more than a century but Supplyer who had been battlingan (I S How did the little woman do it? By complaining to her / and Military I'olice Corpm. Camp
was revived in World War I. illness for many months, succumbed spouse that by being forced to wait until Friday night to take / i I (iordoii. (AFPS) last Friday-week in her J over his pay check, she was losing out on the Friday morning / now active Army Installations

came in second with 202. Other / grocery specials advertised every Thursday. / 1 The basic replacement traln;\igcenter
Monday at the Sea&hole Chapel, *, all previously announce< !,
were attended by a number of her S Evidently the argument paid off, for a request was made are Fort Uh, X. J.; Fort Knox,
friends in the Department J I through the O & R department with cooperation of Supply, ( I Ky.; Fort Jackson, :S. t\; Fort Riley -
John Colvin is still telling about 't l that the pay day be moved up 24 hours. The new order affects Kan.; Fort Ord, Calif.; Camp
the 76-pound tarpon he caught off 3,643 persons, earning an average income of about $182,000 / Chaffee, Ark.; Camp Rmkinrldre, II
4 the north jetties two weeks ago. weekly. / i K,'., and Fort Leonard Mood, Mo.

Entering the whopper (which That should purchase a lot of Friday groceries, even with : I -
measured more than 6 feet) in the f> the increased cost of living, Local grocers will no doubt notice ;I "'This' Navy life," bewailed: the
State Fishing contest, he stands a the difference I sailor, 'is beginning to tell on
good chance of taking the prize. ( i me Every day I look more'like
Other contestants have only till ------------------------ --- --- my identification photo."
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t .n October: to catch a bigger one. { -
) John Richardson, NARTU's favorite A to

bean-shooter, is on call as
a flyaway pilot for plane evacuation %
} during the hurricane season.

The A-for-Able blow, which narrowly R"' vwtt a .
missed the mainland Aug-
y Mt ust 17th was responsible for the

first big exodus'. With B-for-Bak-
er and C-for-Chailie swirling
around the area now, it looks as
if flyaways could develop Into a
pretty steady job.

C'OItUECTION.Since no many
noticed and called attention to

It, it seems hardly necessary to
s"s point out that the "160" should
have read "160000 items in stock"In
the caption for the Stock Control -

t pic '
Kathleen and Bob Jones (she of "
Procurement) file cunently delighted t
with their <,
new Southslde 1
movie .
actress Marya who has wona Estates home. Procurement Section : ,
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few honors for her beauty, further delighted them with 'to -
, including Ail-American cover a generous( housewarming recently GAIN COMMENDATIONS These three members of Patrol Squadron Three were honored ata
girl; movie flack calls her Look for news of a Fall recent,meritorious mast held by Comdr. Gilbert J. Frauenheim, the squadron's commander. Wai
"lute," while she's known as Dance for Supply in the almostnow lace E. Wolff, YN-1, left; Joseph Jenkins, AD-2, Center, and Charles Gilbert, TIM, right, were commended
the "only Hollywood actress dilute New employee for their' excellent work during recent base operations at NAS Argentia, Newfoundland.
imprisoned by the Japs during to household effects; "Flora" Mellwaine. Individual commendations were made 'lo each .man and appropriate entries were made in their
World War II." j service cords.

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Clark Leads Who Were The Last Two HurlersTo

Local Batters Win 30 Games In The Maiors? .

Newcomer Ray David finishedat
the top of the Jax Navy bat- Last week's Jax Air News name is recalled. He was a terrific '
ting standings with .378 for nine Sport Quiz was not as easy as it slugger for a pitcher.
>:'" games, but Veteran Dick Clark led was expected to be for only justa This week's quizzer is of the
the overall season stickers with handful supplied the correct "modern variety" and anyone
.313 for 62 games answer to the query "Who is the who has been following baseball
only major league pitcher to ever closely will have no trouble.
Joe Gushanas and Chuck Webb hit three home runs in one Here's the question:
I II I Ir proved that pitchers can hit by game" Who was the last man to win at
r placing second and third respectively Joe Mraz, TESN, of Fleet Air least 30 games in the American
Gushanas hit .301 for the Wing Eleven Communications who
League; was the last man to
With Bob Joyce 0 season and in City League play was the first to supply the answer, do likewise In the National What
t. finished with .398 after holding the but he couldn't give the date. ;year did they perform these feats
'Jax Navy baseball players can now clean out the locker city loop batting title for a weelc. However, since only the name and what were their records for
room and square things away for the huskies. That's about Webb walloped the apple for a final was required he won the honors. the ;year?
I, .266 and led the sail-
average The hurlerto
only major league First this
correct answer to
I .what the picture will be as the baseballers turn in their flannels ors in four baggers with four. blast three balls out of the week's quiz receives two free

1 and the gridmen move in with their hip pads, cleats, Other extra base leaders were park in one game was big Jim passes to two Jax Tars home
shoulder pads and all the other paraphenalia that goes into Don Manning in the two-bagger Tobin, who performed the feat games. Bring in your answer to' ..
football-hardly before Coach McCaffrey has had a chance department with six and Bob on May 13, 1942, while performing the Jax Air News offices in room '
with the Boston Braves 123 and 125 main administration
Becker and :Manning hit six tri-
t to pick up the last bat. ples apiece. Many of the younger fans re- building, or phone extension 8134
"Mac" needn't worry about hanging his head in shame Manning played the most member Tobin, now that hisBosehollers or 216.

i ;when he closes the locker room for the last time this year this season, 70 out of 78, for games a to-

either, because his boys finished a fine season August 20th tal of 610 innings. Gushanas was

;with a close win over R. C. Motors. An interesting note on credited with the most runs bat- Conclude
ted in, 34, followed by Dick Clark
;that last game was that Don Manning came through with a with 32.FINAL.

, single when it was most needed, chalking up the last hit for BATTING AVERAGES

1. the locals for the season. Manning also got the first hit of the G At It H RSI A. David .__ t 37 I 14 5 .371
;f' in the against North Carolina State.i 0. "
season opener Clark ............, m 41 233 <. 71 32 .313
Hurt By InjuriesThe Guihaiui ._. .S7 206 30'62 34 .301
'''' ''n.
Webb.. _.n......._S4 IM 40 50 17 .244 Jax Navy's varsity baseballers brought the 1950 base- -...
local squad was hampered considerably this past _. ,..
Livingston M 47 14 17 I .254
season with numerous injuries coupled with losses due to Tibb.t .._,___.m..,_.78 106 22 X 10 .234 ball season to a successful close August 20 with a thrillingwin ,
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Manning .70 267 SI 62 21 .232
m over R. C. Motor Lines in City League encounter.Over .
movement of men by the Great White Fathers in Washington. .I. ,'. .....,_ ,,2 f 0 2 0 .222 a
Sicker ., .. 57 173 30 37 13 .214
Just to mention a few of McCaffrey's losses, there was Peterson ._n..n..,_. 2 S 1 I 0 .200 the past season the locals close of the season it was 42 and
Ken Werner, "Ace" Woolbright, Harry Peartree, Les Daley, Bonomo ,_ Hn 7 26 7 S I ..192 l lStinton displayed top form in a running 34. On two occasions the locals
36 113 14 21 f .184McSpirln
, ,Billy Crane, Floyd McKeehan, Bob Lopez, Dick Henry, Keith 3f 102 13 II t .147 fight, right down to the wire, in rallied in the ninth" "just whenwe
Duvall 34 65 I 10 2 .1 K. the City League, reaching the needed it, oas McCaffreyput
and Owen Coffee. these losses the
Churchill, Despite key -x- runnerup spot and were considered it.
sailors piled up an impressive record with the added help of heavy favorites in the recent In the runs and hits columns
several men from Green Cove Springs. Golfers Still Have Sixth Naval District, Southern the sailors posted 397 hits and "

Ray David, tall, speedy shortstop for the Bullets played Area championship playoffs heldat 456 runs, an average of six runs ''

nine of Jax Navy's last games and sparked the club several Time To EnterInfraMural Mason Field, July 27, 28 and 29. per game, while opponents C'
Getting off to a slow start the scored 423 runs.
.times. John "Ace" Bonomo played second for the locals on I sailors showed a deficit on June Experience Near TragedyJax

several occasions and when Ewing McSparin's work kept MeetGolfers I 11 with,i record of 16 wins and Navy gained nation-wide

him from playing, John Spinale, also from Green Cove, gavea 23 losses. Battling up hill, they attention in June during a game
helping hand. who plan to enter the held the loss column to a min- with Chatham Air Force Base.
. imum while the column
' win con- Lightning struck directly over
Notch Intra-mural golf tournament
Top PitchingThe
I tinued to grow and at the open- the field, felling eight playersand
pitching this year was superb. There was trouble which gets underway September: ing of the Southern Area play- the base umpire. It was a

, here and there, but that's to be expected in a season. Jake 12 are reminded known to to the make golf their repre-intentions offs showed an impressive 35-27 near tragedy That was heard of -"

Duvall paced the tossers with 10 wins and four losses. Right sentative in their respective record.Southern Area I all over the nation as one of the
behind him with a record of 11 and 10 was Bob Becker. groups and visit the station linksto First day of the Southern Area freak accidents of 1950 sports. .
Becker was the boy who shutout Terminal's Howard Par- "get the feel" of the course. playoffs the locals drew Parris Season batting average for the

sons, the ace Railroader's only loss. Becker posted the only' American There will and be National two leagues Leagues, the Island Marines, defending Sixth team entire squad win record was .249 was and.540 the, 8 ...

two shutouts for Jax Navy this season. On occasions he Naval District champions. Theyset above a .500
I G ; with the American League made the heavy favorites down 7- games average.
\ ;worked at third and played heads up ball. up of station activities playing on 3, gaining an early decision in Interesting note of the pitch
[ Chuck Webb had a .500 season with 10 wins and 10 losses Tuesdays and the National i the double elimination tourney. ing staff shows that Joe Gus-

end led the sailors in home runs this season, banging out four League, composed of fleet activi- Next the locals tangled with NAS hanas, Chuck Webb and Bob
ties the station Becker all did double duty, bothon
on playing on
Key West and dropped a close 4-
., :round trippers. Joe "Gus" to most, Gushanas put 184 batters
Thursday afternoons. 3 decision to the Key West sailors.In the mound and in the field.
back on the bench this season via strikeouts. That's quite a There will be eight 8-man teamsin the all-out second game with Gushanas worked 168 2/3 inn.
record and we understand that several major league clubs both leagues. Teams will com- Parris Island, Jax Navy faltered ings on the mound and had a
looked him over during the year. pete against league entrants on and fell before the Islanders, 5- total of 468 for the season.
the point per hole basis. Each 2, to be eliminated from the area Webb pitched 169 innings and .
Gus nine and lost nine the mound and took his 4
won on squad will meet the other once and playoffs. Parris Island success- totaled 426 innings, while Becker
turn at left field, center and first base on several occasions. at the completion of the round- fully defended their title in the pitched 194 innings and averaged

Ho was one of McCaffrey's big sticks, leading the City Lea robin, winners of the two leagueswill playoff game with Key West. 461 innings played. All were ver-
for week with fat .417 to to meet in the intra-mural play- all satile, playing both on the mound
' gue hitting parade a a only slip Hampered by kef losses and in the infield and outfield.

a final .398 which is still pretty good in any man's league.A offs.Total entries have not been season tered long the, the second local sailors round en-of Webb led the Navy squad in

Cheap Way To Win made as yet, but team captainsare the five-team Jacksonville City home runs with four and Gus-
Tarrying a moment on the outcome of the City League expected to hold a meeting League, meeting tough oppositionin hanas led in runs batted in with
batting crown, Gushanas was a strong contender for the Friday at the Physical Training the forril of Terminal R. C. 34, followed closely by Dick
Building to lay final plans for the I Motor Lines, Hardage and Sons Clark with 32.
batting title. He slipped, however, and Bill Durrance of R.
tourney opening September 12. and Sons squad consisted of 14 ,
A and Downing. Hardage Navy's .
Motor Lines it. Durrance's at stake in
C. copped crown was
-xSPORT scored a decisive victory over players at the close of the seaJ. ,
,. the last game the sailors had with the Motormen, but Dur- Navy August 13 on a ninth inn son but 32 had been carried on r

, rance, to protect his crown, failed to dress for the game. SHORTS ing homer, while the Terminal the roster over the entire season. ';
had fair the dish safely twice Railroaders two and one half -xpDo-
:Gushanas a day at by hitting Oscar Vitt, former manager of games of Navy in the battle for
" in four trips to the plate. A the Cleveland Indians, says the first place, won their contest
Suppose now that Durrance had.f tessed and Duvall had Ty Cobb, with whom he played, over last place Downing. The o
held him hitless. Gushanas having such a good day at the would have compiled a lifetime average Railroaders eliminated all possible %
of better than .500 had he Jax Navy chances for first
easily have not only caught but passed the
plate might very
batted against the lively ball dur- 17 toppledthe
place August as they
r leader. It's nice to have the distinction of holding a batting ing his entire career. sailors 5-2 cinching second

f crown, but not a very sportsmanlike attitude, sitting on theM half honors, Jax Navy finishing
bench to protect that hitting title. Baseball players like Joe McCarthy, former managerof : runner-up.
the Boston Red Sox says: "Too 3 Make All-Stars Three contractorsLou rerini,
that never go very far. much importance is placed on the Outstanding sportsmanship and Joe Maney and Guido Rugo, own
.Sam and Joe. .. starting pitchers. It's much more all-star abilities not going un- the Boston Braves. They are
We'd like to take this opportunity to give recognition to important to have a finishing noticed, the sailors placed three known as the "Three Little Steam

} Sam Johnson and Joe Mraz, Jax Navy's two top rooters. pitcher." men on the Jacksonville All-Star Shovelers." .

; When the sailors got off to a slow start early in the season, squad for a contest with All-Stars -
Most runs ever scored in a major from the North Florida League, Carl Ilubbell was born in Carthage
Sam and Joe were ever present, right down to the wire. league game was 49, on Aug. played last Friday night. Joe Mo., on June 23, 1903.
Both are ardent baseball fans and between the two they 25, 1922, when the Cubs beat the Gushanas was the only south-
make plenty of noise at the games. Many have undoubtedly Phillies 26 to 23. The two clubs paw pitcher in the City League "Casey &t the Bat," baseball's
'I' heard them at Mason Field and be it Jax Navy, sandlot, in- made 51 hits, 17 of them for ex- and with 184 strikeouts to his famous poem, has been set to mu
tra bases. The Cubs of 1897 set credit plus being one of the league's sic.
tra-mural or major league ball, they know all the latest dope. an all-time high for runs by one top hitters, wa! elected to
Sam and Joe are so interested in baseball and the local team when they scored 36 against the pitching staff. Bob Becker, Four pitchers have been beat
\ club that they have given their own time in the evening to Louisville.Bob who turned in the only two Jax en 1 to 0 in their first start after

road trips. Joe often helped by hitting fungoes to the out- Navy shutouts this season was pitching a no-hit game. Nap
Lent, an umpire in the also chosen for the tossing staff. Rucker, Ted Lyons, Art Fowler
fielders during warmup and being sharp, gave a prompt answer Three-I League, was a member of Coach Frank McCaffrey was and Don Black were the unluckyones.
to last week's Air News sports quiz. the Our Gang Comedy cast in named to the coaching staff of Black was the 1947 victimof

After a City League game recently, Sam made arrange- the '20's.Briggs. the ,All-Star crew. the l-to-0 jinx. .,.
. ments for steak dinners on his own. When told that baseball Uppermost on the list of high-
r Stadium in Detroit is lights the complete reversalof Jackie Robinson's batting stance
,i been brought early close Sam con mented, "Well, was
an ,
resembles that used
'{ lighted by 1,458 lamps that develop form of the local club. On by Rogers
! next year, but I guess J'll have to be.satisfied with football light equivalent to that of June 11 the sailors record showed Hornsby when Roger was base-

;t. for now." 6,000 full moons. 16 wins and 23 losses. At the ball's leading hitter.r:9 .

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... 31 August 1950 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven



Hord puttIes Woging

-- .l ." fi '_ A. For Grid Team BerthsF

;) Football is beginning to come into the limelight and

:,'x s'a > with only three weeks remaining before the roar of the

S crowd and the shrill whistle of the referee, Jax Navy's foot

ball squad gradually begins to take form.

Over the past week of prac-
tice linemen have stepped up op- this fall. Big Joe Sinko, All-Navy
eration on "Herkimer' the tac- for three seasons is driving hard ."
kling dummy. Contact work, on every play at guard teaming
where one of the many backfield with Gordon Kent who played in
candidates attempt to get througha the backfield last season. Short
series of linemen along with and stocky Red Owens is point ,
backfield candidates running ing for the starting assignment .
plays from the "T" have domi- at center and Jack Duncan, back

... nated practice sessions. from last year, is working on the
Tough Schedule end along with hard driving Mike
Ciminero, and George Pernell.No .
$ 1Ay SE "'+ r me bey3 sR >wx v s Ii Head Mentor Dick Garver has J
Berths Won
and is
toughened practice now
In the backfield, Buck Dominy, J
inter-squad scrimmages,
)' 'aSY5 pitting two heavy lines against plunging fullback from last year !
is being hard pressed by Ken I
<4's 's each other, both trying to open
Dunn who has his sights trained
holes for the charging
into on the starting berth at fullback.
------- Tailbacks have been split

.. GRIDIRON POW-WOW-A half dozen Jax Navy line prospects lend an ear a s assistant two or three groups and ironing Curly half Penyak of last, highsteppingright has been 1
I.. Coach Harry Knickelbine gives a few pointers on the ins and outs of line play during grid practice out wrinkles in backfield opera- plagued somewhat year this season ,
- at Mason Field. Left to right are Joe Owens, Jim Patterson, Gordon Schott, Mike Ciminerro, tion and setting up a series of with a bad leg. Dusty Rhodes also .
Gordon Kent and Walt Conrad. pass plays. back from last year is meeting .

: Intra-Mural said Jax to Navy's be the toughest 1950 schedule since the is form tough of competition Bob .Holston for,half a colored in the .
Big Haas-Korressel Duo
: Cops Top Spot war and will include such pow- boy showing lots of hustle and
erful foes as the Little Creek Am- Chuck Webb, who just finished a
phibs, Parris Island Marines, the fine season on the Jax Navy baseball ""

-Sports Program In Station Jr.-Sr. Links Tourney always gridders,powerful not to mention Fort the Benning Gos- diamond.
Garver's squad is made up of
lings of Pensacola.
about 50 men and all are poten- '1
Being Planned j Billy Haas and Bill Ivor- Stewart and Margaret Weber Forward wall hopefuls such as tial starters. With a little more
ressel teamed together in the Jim Patterson driving for a tackle than three weeks to for
placed first with a score of 60, prepare
with Bud-
A mammoth intra-mural i j annual Junior Senior Golf followed by Ronnie and Dale Con- assignment along who the opener, all will be hustlingto

sports program covering Tourney held at the station ner with 63. dy made Grimes Herkimer, 250-pounder shudder under cop a starting assignment. .

.. touch football, volleyball and links last Sunday, topping all Prizes donated by the Officers' the impact over the past week, -C- !
Wives Golf Group and the Chief I will vital in opening holes "
other competition by postinga prove ."=
---- : -"C.
: is slated to under
r bowling get Petty Officers Club were presented -
holes. -'t.1;
for 18
way on or about September low gross of 71 by Lcdr. Joe Williams, Physical ; t
18, Physical Training Depart With the aid of six birdies, Haas Training Officer, who praised I Tars In Final SHO $ -.1' 'I:
and Korressel led the :field by 10 the efforts of the sponsoring
ment has revealed. strokes all the way, Haas supply- groups and lauded the participants .. JI
A ''Although still In the blueprint ing fine iron play and' Korressel of the tournament for their fine Home StandFans J .--:: .D

stages, Frank McCaffrey, in stroking well on his putts. spirit. Participants were treatedto -76.--. CH I it
and the will have their last oppo'rtunity '- r4S
charge of all station intra-mural Barry Helffenstein Andy a party held at golf shack
t ,,,_,,,,,
activities, announced that entry Conner placed second with an 81' following the tourney. to see the Jacksonville Tars ..---l... -!I'1''w":..:.._...":II.. :..:.. -----1:
blanks are in the mail and full and Leo March and Darryl Haas j in action at home during the next
Individual Scores
details will be announced at a later teamed up in posting the low net I four days. The locals engage the Billy Haas and Bill Korrceecl,
date. of 83-5-78. In the father and son Individual twosome scores: Jr. Greenville Spinners tonight in the who teamed for the JuniorSeniorGolf
With prompt reply and all-out division, Gene Peltier, Sr., and Sr. Group-Billy Haas-Bill Kor- I final of a four-game series, then tourney bettered the score
_. participation, two leagues are an- Gene Peltier, Jr. took top honors ressel, 71; Barry HelffensteinAndy play host to Columbia in a three- posted last year by Haas and Bill
ticipated in the 6-man football with 95, 49 on the front nine and Conner, 81; Darrel Haas-Leo 'game set beginning Friday. Floulk, last year's winners. Foulkis
event. All touch football games 46 on the back. Marchel, 83; Jimmy LitkeyBobThiel Sunday's game with Columbiawill on leave and was unable to defend
will be played on the field adja- Good Scares Posted 93; Larrie Borries-M. G. McKinney conclude the home schedulefor his title with Billy this year.
cent to the station parade grounds John Adams, Jr. and Sr. coppedthe 93; Gene Peltier, Jr-Gene the Tars. The 1950 Sally M
across from the Chief Petty Officers trophy in the midget class Peltier, Sr., 95; John Dittmar- League season ends Sept. 6. On the humorous side of the
Club. with a 45 for nine holes. Featureof Charles Dittmar, 99; Bob Bessette- Junior-Senior meet, the youngstersin
Volleyball and bowling leagues this match was their postinga Steve Cornelussen, 99; Jerry Car- I the Pee-Wee division provided
will commence about the same. par four on the fourth hole and ter-Mike Holleck, 100; Carlo Kirk- 55; Lee Kenna-W. E. Kenna, 56; many casual smiles as they "lug-
time the 6-man football league a par 3 I on the seventh hole. Dave land-Dick Middleton, 104; Billy Wright North, Jr.-Wright North, ged" their oversize clubs around
gets underway, with volleyball Henderson and John HodR coppedthe Bessette-Earl Reed, 105; Sonny Sr., 56; Stewart WeberMargaretWeber the course, making them dwarf-
in spot with a low Anderson-John Wilschke, 111; Billy 60 Stanley Lumley-Joe
matches being played specifiedareas runner-up ; like beside the gigantic Irons and
of the participating teams gross of 52. Lyons-Dr. Lyons, 118; Hinton Williams, 62; Kitty Dittmar-Jo drivers.
and bowling matches being heldat I Capt. H. F. Gingrich and son Carter-Lt. Sullivan, 127. Dittmar, 63; Ronnie Conner-Dale M .
the station alleys in the Main- Richard were awarded a special I Jr.-Sr. (midget) Group John Conner, 63; Ed Foster, Jr.-Ed Fos-
side recreation building.All prize in the low net division by I Adams, Jr.-John Adams, Sr., 45: ; ter, Sr., 66; Jane Brown-Mrs. Ditt- Wright North, Jr., age SCHn,
activities planning to enter posting 53, less the senior handi- I John Dodge-Dave Henderson, 52; mar, 72; Ruby Dodson-Alexis De showed his daddy, station golf
any of the forthcoming activitiesare cap (14) to post a net of 39. ;Richard Gingerich-H. F. Ginger- La Mater, 72. champion, some fancy approachshots
reminded to return entry Wright North, Jr. and Sr. won an- ich, 53; Jack Ayres-Earl Brooks, in the Junior-Senior meet
by chipping to within 18 inches
other in the Pee-Wee
special prize
blanks to Physical Training as
of the on several
cup greens.
division for boys under seven
soon as possible and that a meeting I *
of football representatives years by shooting 56 in nine holes.
feature of the
Outstanding entire -
in 930 Runner-up in the Pee-Wee division
will be held building Sep-
tember 6, volleyball September 7 were Ed Foster, Jr. and Sr., who I tournament last Sunday was
when Dale Conner birdied on the.
1 8. shot a 66. Y I
and bowling September
third hole, placing her drive two
_x- In the mom and son division,
and one half feet from the pin.

Skeetmen Add To Laurels Comdr. Gage* *now*has the golf

. game down to a science. On the
first tee recently, Comdr. Gage
With Wins In Local MatchesJacksonville asked for a large handicap, beinga
zz newcomer to the game, and then
Navy skeet shooters continued their winning ways at proceeded to coast to an easy win
the Jacksonville Gun Club shoot last Sunday, taking both team and with a 44.
individual honors. .
The individual event for ClassA The Dittmar and Peltier com-
which was won by Seaman and Eras, Barleon, Fonvielle and Mey- binations provided thrills in the
National Champion Francis Ellis, ers! shot 406 to win the 5-man tourney last Sunday as they bore

with a 99, had a hard-fought bat- team handicap championship. The done on each other, providingkeen
tle for the runner-up position. second Naval Air Station team competition, the Dittmars finally
Chief Wayne Eddington of Air consisting of Gallitano, Voss, Pis- winning out by four strokes.
Ken Pen- tole and Arthur was supplemented .
Group One and Chief
dergras of NARTU had a shoot- by the presence of Lt. (jg) II. The last sixsome around tho
off with Detective Sergeant Em- A. Lundblom of Green Cove course in the Junior-Senior Golf ..-
mett Lee of Jacksonville to decide Springs who was shooting his first Meet was a color parade all tho .
the runner-up trophy. After match in two years. This team 4c way Mrs. Dittmar, Jane Brown,
five rounds DetectiveLee came in second. Mrs. De La Mater, Ruby Dodson,'
shooting I .; ,,.. + at
copped the honor.In The next scheduled match for .5 and Kitty and Jo Dittmar were all
Class B, two Naval Air Station I the smokeburners is to be held at x 4 a s .C attired in the loudest and most
Ordnancemen came In first Norfolk on Sept. 16th when NAS colorful shorts seen on the course. .
and second with Chief Ed Voss Norfolk will play host for the Looked like a rainbow 1
and Chief Herb Pistole garnering East Coast All Service S oot. S'S

honors. In Class C, Lcdr. Chuck Individual scores: Wayne Ed- A BIT OF ETIQUETTE: Slow .!
I Fonvielte, of the staff of Commander dington, 97; Ken Pendergras, 97; players on the course should at all "
".. Fleet Air, Jacksonville Cmdr. Barleon, 96) ; Lcdr. Fonvi- TENNIS DOUBLES CHAMPS-Brushing aside all opposition Limes consider others playing. ,
walked away with a main trophy die, 97; Chuck Meyers, 91; Bill this duo of George Chalmers, left, antI Owen Williams, right, cap- Some are bound to play faster,. no ,.,
by shooting a commendable 97. Arthur, 02; Herb Pistole, 95; Nick tured the station tennis doubles championship In a round-robin be courteous and allow them to
J The Naval Air Station team Gallitano, 96; Ed Voss, 96; and eliminations tournament. Len Curtis and Dick Wheat finished in play through, thereby' keeping
consisting of Eddington, render- Lt. (Jg) Lundblom, 81. the runer-up spot. Williams is also the station singles champion. play moving at all times.

Page__Eight JAX AIR NEWS 31 August 1950 ,

Ladies' AuxiliaryUnit Service 4p CLASSIFIED



Sends Delegates 4 flU, furn and unfurn
apt near
FKOM HKKi. :: & THEn NAS. Ph. Mr Howard at 5-

Mrs Paula F. Miller, presidentof 1613 or 2.0070.
Unit 91. Ladies Auxiliary of Navy Orders KID Planes Efficiency apt., 1555 River Hills
the Fleet Reserve Association left To Increase Pay load I Circle Miss Griffins after

for Long Death Call early this Santa Monica, Calif, (AFPS) 5:00: PM,
week to attend the National Convention I As an economy measure, decided 5 rm house, kitchen equipped
an a delegate of Unit 91 I upon before the outbreak of hostilities near NAS, Ph. 8-92U.!: Mrs L.
and proxy of Orlando's Unit 117 in Korea the Navy has Smith,

Also attending the convention I' ordered the rebuilding of 100 2 bdrm, furn garage apt 1167
as delegates are Harvey K. Miller R4D transport planes. Wolfe St Mrs, Cloud, Ph, 2.
and Talmadg A. Davis, presi 'I The planes which, after remodeling 7204
will be known R4D 8s,
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I will be able to carry a larger pay 4229 Marquette Ave. Ph,2-
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range Initial cost of the rebuilding 3 rm apt. furn, Mrs. Cunningham,
will be far less than purchas. 4048 Rayford St.
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1051! gathering; to Jacksonville Blvd. Mrs. Brown Ph. 3
elevating the aitcraftKedesijjnate I IM the firMer, Nation *W of As Dr. Sihane, a specialist from ing
during their visit to the national 8121; or 2-8882,
x--- I the rule lii .\ the Dupont medical foundation,
convention in California, says (' tag 3 rrn bung. near NAS, 5003 Fiee-
they promptly gave each local : Keliee: Field U the action of a tleliler' In who has been consulted bv the mont St Mrs Starling, Ph, Ext.
remarked "The Navy
Fort Kelvoir Va. (AFPS--The patents
delegate a sweater with these I I 359.
inscribed words Conie to : 806-acie tract north of the Fort (conduct Evaluation 'tests has done as much as science can FOR SALt

JacksonvilleDesci ." i I Belvoir reservation has been re Washington (AIPSThe Air do. Through this fine job" there's Building lot on lHic( : : St Mrs.

___ h __ I designated the Engineer Proving Force and Navv are to conduct hope in Pennys .future._ Brown. 3-8123 or 28862MISCELLANEOUS
I Ground. It formerly was knownas evaluation te-ts'ln: the fall to determine -- -- ; : :

Eebee Field, the name being the specifications to be Food Wanted riders to NAS Ortega
\ '(ei's Punished i derived fiom the Engineer Board I used in the future when ordering' route to South Side 0750: to
former designation of the Engineer primary,basic' training aircraft 1600 Mary Shambaugh Ph 9. ..
Wartime Basis Research and Development Tests will be made at RandolphAir ( from Page 1) 3719 after 1700.
Laboratories The hugh area contains Force Base Tex., and Naval the Duval County Health Department Ride wanted front Clyde St Hr:<.
Washington (,\"" >1'Presi\) facilities for testing Army Air Station, Pensacola Fla with Clay County' Health Department 0730 to 1400, Doris Mi'.Ammh,
,lent Truman recently suspended Engineer equipment under simulated the Fairchild T-31. BeechcraftT and the Honda State 3-7760; .
the peacetime limitations wartime condition and TEMCO T-3): ,: Board of Health. Carol Dodson will baby sit -<.on.
prescribed by the Manual for --.x--- -x---- : An invitation i IS being directed I II tact at 121 IB Hancock St Ext
C'ourtll-Martlal for punishmentof i to maids and wives of Navy personnel -
Fort Kelvoir, VarPMA New AF Branches: I', who undertaking 556
certain military offenses.utise contemplate
I new prefabricated building designed Washington (At'I'S--The Air Will sit with children afternoon
in restaurants -
};:\e.<. Order No 10149 to withstand Arctic windsof Force has announced the establishment I and cafeterias to attend the and evenings. Mrs. Lovelace.4H9 .
|>ermitN ant )legal: |xmUhiiM 100 miles per hour and temperatures of a separate Plans anda session here. Melrose Ave. Ph 2-9rt(>9.
...t. Ins'liuliiig-l *Htli, for <...- of minus 65 F. has been separate Operations directorate : A wealth of instructions along i Woman driving to Oklahoma i
sertiun: advising| or aiding completed by the Engineer Research USAF General Order 49 carriedthe with illustrations will be offered I City Okla, about Sept lilt
and Development Laboratories announcemnt which also Would like another woman,
desertion wilfully \
; aMMMilting" or during the course here Topics to .
disobeying a superior| Fort Belvoir Virginia. The names Maj. Gen, Truman Lan- be covered include "Layman's Call Mrs. Arellono. 1175 Cumberland
officer In the ex4stittoii o fhis I unit now undergoing tests! is 48 dom as Director of Plans and Maj. Bacteriology 11Food Service Rd. Ph. 2-9590.
offkv: nilHfx hH\lor hv a feet long, 20 feet wide and 8 feet Gen Roger M. Ramey as Duei Garbage Disposal," Insect and Want a lady driver to help dr'v

wentiiiel, I high, tor of Operations Rodent Control," food_ Handlingand Boman to Los Angeles at 91936.'Amputees >, contact Mm,

Any legal punishment short Communicable Diseases, --.x. .--
oC: death is authorized for absence Utensil: Sanitation," "Food Selection -
without leave, or 'l nsub and Care," "Personal Hygiene Get Courtesy
ordination toward a non,,'ommissioned and "It Pays to Be Clean," Auto Parking Permits

officer in the exerci.v and other I duhnstown, Pa.1"P' ) Then
of his office -x- will be no mote meter-feeding ror

I 3 Major amputee veterans' parking their
cars in this city

(Continued from Page 1) I The police department ha* I".-
t .
tory Involved. sued special parkingpermit w

I Also present at the conference amputees .
were Capt. Herman F, Gingrich -- .x----
supply officer: Comdr. Fred H. Head: Carrier liv. 1
R y J Gage Chief Staff Officer Naval W.ASIIINGTON: (.\Jo'PS-Ht'ar)
Air Bases 6th Naval District; Admiral Edward C. Ewen USN
\ I Comdr Porter F. Bedell, executive has been given command of Car.
0 0 J1 officer, NAS Jax: Comdr, ner Division 1. Pacific Fleet. Pri-
i George E. Chalrneis. operations or to this assignment Admiral
J'/ officer, NAS Jax; and Lcdr Edward I Ewen was Commander Naval:
R. Foster, Jr.. assistant pub Forces. Mauanas. and of the
lic works officer Fleet An Station on Guam.
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VIOLATIO z ', z : "(.' <<"" : Send Your Jax Air News Home

Traffic violations committed ly -"

from 22 August to 2A August, I t I PLACE

1900. : I FROM:...-.____.._.._...._----- TWO
Illegal Parking: Comdr. R. :FSUiugminn .
I Lt. Col!. H. B, AtkinaI 0"w I CENT
I, ', J. Morrison, Lt (jg) R. H STAMP
Nelson, B }<'. Alderman Lt. i ijgi I I HERETO
T. B. Leberze. Lt (Jg) D A. ; cf .
WhIte Ixdr, H. Knickelbuus C. E. '
HicketUi, U F. Clark, AO1 ..
GETTING PREP.\RF.O-The threat of another hurricane to
speeding, : Vtidn, C. U Axell, W not going to catch Robert Harris, ADC, of V-2 division napping(,
Gannett, ADCMultiple lie lo the to out Coleman .
traipsed" over Navy Exchange pick a lantern I
Off..*w: Ri*. K LO fuel can and a burner, lie can always ,use the equipment
.,it7, H, A. Pemcock .un his Ashing trips too. The Navy Exchange!: hat plenty ..f this
'emergency" equipment on hand at reasonable price!


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