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Vol. 2—No. 37
U. S. Navy Pre-Flight School, Chapel Hill, N. C.
Saturday, May 27, 1944
Second Anniversary Is Celebrated
Scoring a grand total of 319^
points, the 47th Battalion pre-
<iominat6d in every event to easily
win the Regimental Sports Cham
pionship on Wednesday evening.
Some 2,000 spectators were
present to witness the five con
tests which were run off simul
taneously on Fetzer Field and in
the outdoor swimming pool.
Final results gave the 47th 44
points in track to 43 for the 48th,
46 points in swimming to 38 for
the 49th, 32 points in wrestling to
29 for the 51st, and 13 points in
boxing to 4 for the 50th. The soc
cer game between the 47th and
5lst ended in a 2-2 deadlock after
two overtime periods failed to
break the tie.
In second place, some 139%
Points behind the leaders, was the
48th Battalion with 180 points.
The 51st was third with 168%, the
49th fourth with 102, and the 50th
fifth with 60.
While the 47th won four of the
five first places, the other bat
talions participating caused the
champions plenty of trouble. Only
One point separated the final track
Score, three points the wrestling,
and eight the swimming.
See SPORTS, page U
Crew Picnic Today
At Country Club
A picnic for all members of the
Crew will be held at the Chapel
Kill Country Club today starting
, The evening meal is scheduled
1830, and music for the oc
casion will be furnished by the
^'j'e-Flight swing band.
REAR ADMIRAL George D. Murray, USN, center. Chief of
Naval Air Training, and Rear Admiral 0. B. Hardison, USN, left,
Chief of Naval Air Primary Training, are shown in the above photo
with Lieut. Comdr. James P. Raugh, USNR, Commanding Officer of
this Pre-Flight School. The two distinguished visitors were present
Wednesday for the second anniversary celebration of this station.
Cloudbusters Defeat UNC, 3-0,
Behind Somerville’s Six Hitter
Roger Somerville let Carolina down with six hits as the Cloud
busters defeated the University of North Carolina, 3 to 0, here Wed
Thirty-five hundred fans—among them Rear Admiral George D.
Murray, USN, Chief of Naval Air Training, and Rear Admiral O. B.
Hardison, USN, Chief of Naval Air Primary Training—saw the
Cloudbusters continue in top posi-<?> ——
tion by scoring a single run in
the fifth and two in the sixth.
After first baseman John Pear
son was out, short to first, in the
last of the fifth, Joe Mills, Pre-
Flight catcher, worked Clyde King
for a walk. Somerville, next up,
attempted to sacrifice Mills, but
King overran the ball and both
men were safe. Then followed the
hit that won the game.
Paul Gaulin, the lead-off man
and second baseman, was respon
sible. With the count two and two
See BASEBALL, page 3
Sat., May 27—Free movie at
Village Theatre, “Gung Ho” with
Randolph Scott arid Grace Mac
Donald. Feature starts at 1930
and 2105. Complete show one
hour, 35 minutes.
Sun., May 28—Free movie at
Village Theatre, “Fired Wife”
with Louise Allbritton and Robert
Paige. Also “History of Naval
Aviation” and Cartoon. Feature
starts at 1310 and 1500. Complete
show one hour, 48 minutes.
Rear Admiral George D. Mur
ray, USN, Chief of Naval Air
Training, and Rear Admiral 0. B.
Hardison, USN, Chief of Naval
Air Primary Training, reviewed
the Regiment of Cadets here Wed
nesday afternoon before 2,500 per
sons as this Pre-Flight School cele
brated its second anniversary.
Participating in the program
was the Regiment of Cadets now
in training, the group of French
Cadets who are receiving special
training here, and the U. S. Navy
Among those in the reviewing
stand—other than Admirals Har
dison and Murray—were Capt. W.
S. Popham, USN, Commandant
NROTC and V-12 Units, Univer
sity of North Carolina; Capt.
Paul Hendren, USN; Capt. C. P.
McFeaters, USN; Dean R. B.
House, Dean of Administration,
Dean Francis Bradshaw, Dean of
Students, and William D. Car
michael, Jr., Comptroller, all of
the University of North Carolina;
Comdr. G. L. Harris, USNR,
NROTC, University of North
Carolina; Lieut. Comdr. Ralph W.
Burleigh, USNR, Executive Of
ficer at the Georgia Pre-Flight
School; Lieut. Comdr. Raymond
L. Arnoud of the French Navy;
Lieut. T. E. Thompson, USNR,
aide to Admiral Murray; Major
Marshall Mathews, ASTP, Uni
versity of North Carolina, and Lt.
(jg) Joseph Burham, USNR, aide
to Admiral Hardison.
Also present were Lieut. Comdr.
James P. Raugh, USNR, Com
manding Officer here; Lieut.
Comdr. Howard L. Hamilton,
USNR, Executive Officer; Lieut.
Comdr. John F. Gilday, USNR,
See REVIEW, page, U