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THE  MASTHEAD,  SATURDAY,  AUGUST  18,  1945        PAGE  7
    Radio Materiel School           The Wolf                                by Sanso_ne       This Week It's Fish,

    Carry  On                                                                                 Dogs and Pay Checks
      The  long-awaited  day  is  finally                                                                                     BMlc  at  Station Dance:  "Yes,  I
    here and  RMS may well  feel proud                                                                                      love  dancing.  Guess  it's  in  my
    of its contribution towards the ulti­                                                     At Public Works               blood."
    mate  victory.  The  number  of  men                                                        Civilian  personnel  at  Public   Wave:  "Then  you must have bad
    who  have  gone  through  this·  school                                                   Works have  had  a  busy  week.  One   circulation. It hasn't gotten to your
    and  taken  their  places  in  the  fleet                                                 man,  a  plumber  quarterman,  has   feet  yet."
    and  at  advanced  bases,  well­                                                          devised  a new method for catching       * *  *
    equipped physically and profession­                                                       fish.  He  drives  his  car  up  a  bank,   Asked  about  his  battl-e  experi-
    ally,  has  proven  that  conscientious                                                   turns  on  the  radio,  gets  out  his  ence, a  GI returnee summed up the
    study  and  application  has  been  its                                                   lunch,  picks  up  his  pole  and  with  situation  with:  "I  killed  just  as
    own  reward.  However,  now  that                                                         the  line  trailing  in  the  water,  re­ many  of  the  enemy  as  they  did
    victory  is  ours  th-ere  should  be  an                                                 laxes  and  waits  for  a  bite.  Only  of  me."
    added incentive to students to apply                                                      drawback  is  that  so  far  he  has     * *  *
    them.selves  to  studying  more  ardu­                                                    caught no fish.
    ously  for  there  is  still  a  job  to  be                                                                              Bargain  Sale:  A  commando  raid
                                                                                              '  Joiner Paul Maffein lost his tool- with  bloomer;:;.
    done. Every,one is subject to service                                                     box  and  put  some  bloodhounds  on     * *  *
    for  six  months  aft-er  the·  duration                                                  the  trail.  Since  dogs  eat  meat,  he   "I  don't  need  none!"  said  the
    and  it  is  in  the  inte·rest  of  each                                                 provided  them  with  steaks  for  en- lady of  the house,  before  the sales­
    man  to avail  himself  of  the  oppor­                                                   couragement.  Conclusion  was  that  man  had  opened  his  mouth.
    tunity  to  still  be  of  service  to  the                                               the  dogs  were  no help,  while  they   "How  do  you  know?"  he  re­
    United  States  Navy.  A  recent arti­                                                    ate  the  steaks  he  found  the  tool- torted.  "I  might  be  selling  gram-
    cle  taken  from  a  New  York  paper                                                     box-where  he  had  left  it.
     states  "the  Navy  is  planning  a                                                        Public  Works  pay  checks  are   mars."   * *  *
    post-war strength of 50,000 o�cers                                                        being  handed  out at 4  p.m. on Fri­
    and  500,000  men  maintained  by                                                         days  now. If  you  come  to the  win­  Ration  Board:  "What's  the mat-
     voluntary_ enlistment  and universal                                                     dow  before  that  time  you  cause  a   ter  with  your  tires ? "
     military  training."  It  is  obvious      "You  have  some  very  annoying  habits!"    bottle-neck  in  the  whole  process.   Motorist:  "The  air  is  beginning
     that  radio  technicians  are  still                                                     If the timekeeper must stop to talk   to  show  through."
                                                                                                                                       * *  *
     needed  and  will  continue  to  be                                                      to  you  she cannot hope to get  you
                                                                                                                              Just how long the Japs could last
     needed.                                                                                                                was not a matter of months, weeks,
      For  information to all  hands  the  and the organization is contemplat­ honor of competing in the Commo­ your check on time. Wait until four
     following  is  quoted  from  a  recent  ing  a  monthly  visit  to RMS.   dore's  Trophy  Cup  championship.  o'clock  and  give  both  the  other   days or even hours. It was a matter
     Alnav:  "Commanding  officers  are  RMS  Boxing  Smoker     Our  own  welfare  department  will  fellow, the timekeeper and yourself   of  Nimitz.   * *  *
     authorized  to  discharge  reservists   In  accordance  with  its  plans  to   furnish  the  funds  to  run  off  our  a  break.
                                                                                                Frank  Shields  has  lost  his  dog!
     in  the  RT  and  ART  rating  except  hold  a monthly  boxing  smoker,  the   tourney. It is requested that all men   She  is  a  black  and  white  cocker   During  an  unusually  heavy  air
     those  holding  temporary  warrants  welfare  and  recreation  department   who  have  not  already  signed up  to   spaniel,  and  Mr.  Shields  would  ap­  raid  a  London  warden  ran  to  the
     and commissions-for immediate re- has  chosen  Tuesday,  August  28,   do  so  immediately  with  N.  J.  Bar­  preciate  your  help  in  getting  her   opening  of  a  shelter  and  called,
     enlistment  in  the  regular  Navy  for  to  present  the  August  boxing   tosic,  Sp(A)2c in Barracks 25 dur­  back.  He  may  be  reached  at  Ex­  "Are  there  any  expectant  mothers
     four  years. Applicants must be ad- smoker with a program full of fast   ing  their  military  period.  We  plan   tension  1 3 9.   in  here?"
     vanced Radio Materiel School grad- moving bouts and entertainment. A   to run our  tournament so that each   Public Works personnel will have   After  a  brief  pause  a  feminine
     uates  between  ages  of  18  and  31,  card of 7 all-star bouts will be sup­  participant  will  be competing  with   a  chance  to  become  Blood  Donors   voice  replied:  "Hard  to  say,  we've
     well  qualified professionally, physi- ported  by  the  Mahlon  Twins  who   every other man included. The win­  this  Friday,  August  24.   If  you   only  been  down  here  for  a  few
     cally  qualified  in  accordance  with  will  fight  a  return  engagement.   ner  will  be  the  individual  who  has   wish  to  give  your  blood,  will  you   minutes."   * *  *
     Medical  Department  Manual,  with   Boxing  fans  who  attended  the   the  highest  total  number  of  pins   sign  up  before  Wednesday,  Au­
     good  conduct  records.  Reenlist- last smoker  are looking forward to   totaled  over  a  period  of  twelve   gust  22?   Would  somebody  tell  the  mess
     me.nts  shall  be  in  permanent  rate  a  repeat  performance  from  many   lines.  The  top  eight  men  will  be   Last  but  not  least  is  a  farewell   cooks  that  we  don't  mind  bones  in
     held  at  time  of  discharge.  Imme- of  the  contestants  to  provide  an   usep.  in  the  Commodore's  Trophy   note to  Frank l3artalini, electrician   our  chicken  soup  but  don't  you
     diate  advancement  t-o  temporary  evening  of  knockdowns.  Forty   Cup Championship.   leadingman.  Frank  is  going  into   think it's carrying it a bit far when
     rate  held  at  time  of discharge  au- minutes  of  professional vaudeville,  RMS  Voll e yball   business  for  himself,  and  his  abil­  we  find  the  feathers,  too?
                                                                                                                                       * *  *
     thorized."                    including  acrobatics,  singers,  danc-  With the interest of a big league   ity  and  personality  will  be  missed
     Jam S�sion                    ers,  and music will provide  an eve- game, Company 6 9B defeated Com-  at  Public  Works.   Milton  Berle's  slogan  for  blood
       In  their  first  appearance  on  the   ning  full  of  entertainment.  All  pany  70A  for the RMS  Regimental       donors:  "If  you  can't be a  private,
                                                                                                                                       * *  *
     island, the Alameda Naval Air Sta-  hands  are  urged  to  remem be r  the   Volleyball  Championship  on  Tues-        be  a  corpuscle."
    / tion  Orchestra  headlined  a  vaude-  date and attend the program which  day,  August  7,  1945.  We·aring  the  More Ships Available
     ville  show  Monday  night  at  the   promises  to provide plenty of sport  victor's  laurels  are  the  following       Husband:  "Let's  have  11ome  fun
     RMS auditorium. Their jive-packed   and fun.                men: Reynolds, H. K.; Oren, W.W.;  With New Navy Tools      tonight."
     aggregation  provided  a  "strictly   RMS  Tennis  Tournament   Mullins,  R. K.;  Seal, H. R.;  Lee, A.                   Wife:  "O.K., and if you get home
     hep"  program.  Musical director  of   The  finals  for  the  Commodore's  E.;  Mercaldi,  W.  B.  (Captain);   The  Treasure  Island  Industrial   before  I  do,  leave  the  hallway
     the band, Bill  Phillips, CMus, acted  Tennis Tournament were played off  Schoner,  H.  M.;  and  McMorran,  J.   department has worked for the past   light  on."   * *  *
     as MC. In civilian life· Bill was con- August  10  against  the  keen  oppo- C.  RMS  has  really become a  "hot   months with only one objective-to
     nected with the film industry. Many  sition  of  N.A.A.  The  teams  were  bed"  for  volleyball.  In  the  recently   get more ships to points where they  Many a plea for leave is sound-
     big-time orchestras are represented  well  matched,  but  RMS  came  out  completed  Double  Round  Robin   are  needed  in  the  least  amount  of   just  sound.  *  *  *
     in  the  outfit,  which  demonstrated  on top  again  under the able coach- Volleyball  tournament,  coached  by   time.
     considerable  talent  among  its  in- ing  of  CSp(A)  Caslavka  and  CSp(A)  Paige,  �hich  started  on   One of the important  divisions of   Daffynition  of  the  Week:  Opti-
     strumentalists,  highlighted  by  a  CSp(A)  Harkins.  It  was  a  clean  .June  18  and  last�d  until  July  17,   this activity  is the shaping depart;   mist-A  crossword  puzzle  fan  who
     resounding  drum  solo.       sweep  with  RMS  taking  the  two  a  total  of  52  teams,  con.sisting  of   ment.  Its  job  is  to  cut  and  shape   starts  out  with  a  fountain  pen.
                                                                                                                                        * *  *
       Real  applause  greeted  the offer- singles  matches  along  with  the  41 6  players,  played  for  eight  see­  steel  to  fit  the  needs of  repair  and
     ings of  Claire McCormack and her   doubles.                tion  championships .. A  total  of 288  maintenance  men.  These  workers   Schoolboy  answers  to  examina-
     "sophistication  in  song,"  while  the   Dougherty,  J.  G.,  RT3c,  Co.  85,  contests  were  scheduled  with  a   were  without  tools  for  many  tion:  "Your legs is what if you ain't
     graceful  acrobatics of Irene Crom- winner of the RMS Singles Touma- total  of  570  games  played.   months  and  had  to  rely  qn  elbow  got two pretty good ones you  can't
     well  held  the  audience  breathless.  ment,  took  his  match  after  losing  RMS Softba ll  grease  and  ingenuity  when  equip­ get  to  first  base  and  neither  can
     A magical touch was added by  Bill  the first set, 4-6,  6-3 ,  6-3 . Hines,  V.   In  the  second  half of the Ameri­ ment was  hard  to get.   your  sister."
     Sweeney,  who,  after  obtaining  a  M.,  RT3 c,  Co.  70 ,  won  out  with  a   can  Softball  League  RMS  suffered   They  have recently acquired two
     "volunteer"  from  the  audience,  6-2,  6-1,  clinching  the  singl es .  The   a  setback  at  the  hands  of  Tadcen.  drill presses, large and small shears,
     managed  to  pull  a  pair  of unmen- doubles team, consisting of Gordon,   In  spite  of  two  homers  and  two  knuckler,  rolls,  punch  presses  and   Recognize& Remember
     tionables  from the  sailor's  jumper.  F. L.,  RT3 c,  Co.  79,  and  Glaves,  J.   3 -base hits, Tadcen nosed out ahead the tools to make the previous work
       Harmonica  artist .Ted  Waldman  V.,  Slc (RT),  Co.  90,  made  off  by  the  score  of  675.  In  the  second  of  hours,  a  matter of  minutes. The   this Emblem
     proved  very  versatile  with  the  in- with  the  doubles,  6-2,  6 -0,  placing   game  played,  R],1:§!  had  no trouble  new  equipment  went  t-o  work  on
     strument,  which  was  an  excellent  RMS  one  trophy  higher in  the  rec- at  all  in  beating  Frontier  Base  by  the rehabilitation of the famous old
     medium  for  projecting  his  comical  reational  sports  program.   the  score  of  3-l).  Stevens,  our  Delta  King  and  Delta  Queen.  Fre­
     stage   personality.   The   "Two  RMS  Bowling  Tournament   pitcher,  was  almost  untouchable  quently  on  sh-ears  and  press  as
     Jynxes,"  songstresses  and  panto-  Radio  Materiel School  has taken  and  there were  no  threats  of  runs  many as  1,000 cuts were made and
     mime experts provided an amusing  on a  much  brighter outlook for all  in  any  inning.  RMS  got  all  their  shaped,  and  if  you  talk  the  steel
     sequence of popular melodies. Their  of  its  sport  enthusiasts  as  now  we  runs in the second inning and since  language  this  spells  achievement.
     slapstick   harmonizing   brought  are in the midst of one tournament  both  teams  played  errorless  ball   The new tools are on the job and   It means  the  wearer  has  an
     many  encores.                after  another.  We  have  just  com­ there  were  no  more  scoring  oppor­ they  are  only  one  more  way  to
       Bandleader Phillips and his gang  pleted a tennis tournament and will  tunities. Hylton, Honissen, Laurens  help  the  Industrial  division  sustain   honorable  discharge  from the
     pres�nt  a  new  show  each  month  now  plunge  into  a  bowling tourna­ and  Wise are the  mainstays of the  their hard-won record  of  efficiency.   U.  S.  Armed  forces
     within  their  tour  of  naval  stations  ment. It is e�pected that more than  team  and  the  rest  of  the  team  is
     throughout  California  and Nevada,  50  men  will  participate  for  the  rounding  into  a  well-knit  unit.   " S end  The  Masthead  Home"


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