'Â«Â· . " " " Â· Â· ' . . - Spotlight On Naval Officers From 26 Free Nations By FRANCES WRIGHT The N a v y spotlight is focused this week on a group of visiting senior n a v a l officers representing 26 Free W o r l d Nations. Carefully selected by their respective countries, they have been attending the US. Naval War College in Newport. Ri, and are now making a brief tour of the West Coast. They will be honored at a reception at Allen Center, hosted by Rear Adm. Kenneth 1- Veth. COMINPACA C O M N A V B A S E LOSA, Thursday evening. The guest list on this occasion will be composed primarily of representatives of the Los Angeles Consular Corps and N a v y League Council presidents. The visitors will tour the Mine Pac facilities, Douglas Aircraft Plant, as well as Disneyland, while in the area. The Beverly Hills Council of the Navy League recently hosted a luncheon, attended by Adm. Veth, where noted aviatrix J a c k i e Cochrane was a featured speaker. THE NAVTS top ranking WAVE officer, Capt. Viola B. Sanders, assistant chief of N a v a l personnel for women, was also a recent guest on Terminal Island. Her one day visit included a tour of the Naval Station, a meeting in the s t a t i o n theater with a large group of of WAVES on active duty in the area, and a luncheon ia her honor, hosted by WAVE officers at Allen Center. Comdr. Helen IsL Kidder, a s s i s t a n t for women. Eleventh Naval District, San Diego, accompanied Capt. Sanders. Lt_ Sylvia S. Cass, NAV STA's women's rep-, served as coordinator for Capt. Sanders' visit, her first since her assignment to the top WAVE job, with headquarters in Washington. She is the sixth officer to be assigned to the job since the WAVES were established 21 years ago. ITS ALWAYS exciting when ships are being shifted from one squadron to another as many in Flotilla 3 now are. Kay Connelly, wife of the ship's skipper, Cradr. E. C Connelly, and the officers* wives of the USS Picking, were hostesses at a DES RON 23 luncheon at Rossmoor Inn Wednesday, the final pet-together of the group before the break up of the squadron as at present organized. Mary Ann Schelling (Capt. Robert A, COMDESRON 23) was a guest of honor. In the shift. USS Picking will go to DES RON 19. Others ia 23. "The Little Beavers" Squadron, win go to DES RONS 13 and 3. The radar picket destroyer USS Fechteler which his gone into FRAM at the Naval Shipyard will join DES RON 3 on its completion when it will be equipped with the latest anti-submarine weapons available. Â· * * * DORIS Berthrong (Capt. Raymond, COMDESRON 19) and the other officers* wives of the squadron were hostesses at the March Flotilla 3 Aloha Coffee and made the colorful leis w h i c h sparked the occasion. Speak- W E , T H E ItKk, Cihf.. Mm., tart I 1*3 ing for the Flotilla wives, Coordinator Marie Mansfield (Capt. 3. E, CO. USS Topeka) said "Aloha" in its goodby sense to Kay Baumberger (Rear Adm. W. H.) and as a greeting to Kay's successor, Paula Grovermaa (Rear Adm. Wra. H, COM- CRUDESFLOT 3). It is Paula's first time in Long Beach and she has . been enthusiastically shown the sights by Adm. Groverman, whose reminiscences date back to a pre-breakwater visit here aboard the USS Saratoga. All who met the new first lady of Flotilla 3 were charmed by her gratiousness and are sure that her -fear that Kay's shoes were tea big for her"* is groundless. Â· * Â· Â· CMDR. IvL J. Carpenter. CO, USS Edson, was relieved by Comdr. J. J. Herrick, former CO, USS Fechtler last week in Pearl Harbor, where the Edson is now on a refresher t r a i n i n g cruise, its return scheduled for ApriL Comdr. Carpenter goes to CINC PAC Staff in Pearl Harbor on June 1st following temporary duty ia Washington. D.C. Jane and their sons. Jim, now at Lafayette College, and Carl, and daughter, Kathy, will accompany him to Hawaii. The Herricks and their four children live ia G a r d e n Grove. Others in the g e n e r a l spring exodus include Cmdr. R. E. Dimmitt, XO, USS Princeton. Kathryn, a n d their two children, Robert and Claradee. The Dimmitts have left for the Naval Air Station in Pensacola where he is assigned to the BUR- NAVWEAPS. Fleet Support. Central. Kathryn was guest of honor at a party given by Nancy Cooper (Lt Parker) at their home in San Pedro. It was one of several farewells for them. His relief, Comdr. E. E. Wood, his wife Maureen, and their two children came here from New Iberia and will live in Seal Beach. * Â· Â· * LT. CMDR. David I_ Jones, XQ, USS Moore, was host at an unusual dinner party aboard the ship on Sunday, in that it represented f o u r generations. T h e i r houseguest Mrs. Richard Wheeler of Newpert. RJ, grandmother of Polly Jones, who formerly wrote this column, joined Polly's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Larson of Los An- gelej for the occasion. Although Polly's small daughter, representing the fourth r generation, was home asleep then, she did get into the distaff-side picture with her great-grandmother as this is the third such fourth generation picture. Mrs. Larson having been one of the four to be photographed with her great-grandmother as was Polly. Plans are underway for a unique Easter Sunrise Service at the Navy Landing. sponsored by the La Council of Churches ia coopera- tion with the Navy chaplains. The senice will be conducted from a floating barge surrounded by boats filled with members of local youth groups with worshipers on the dock. It's good news that the contract for the new 13 mil- lion dollar bridge to replace the old pontoon one has been signed. Always wondering what might happen on that sharp descent at lo^ tide if a heavy rain made it slick. Last week's heroic rescue answered my ques-' tion. FOR DISCRIMINATING PEOPLE OLYMPIC CLEANERS 2063 Pacific Are. Loog Beach r J. 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Donation Benefits Clinic Downtown Opti-Mrs. executive board toured Long Beach Children's Clinic, 430 W, Hth St, Thursday following the dedication of a plaque w h i c h represents $1,500 donated for laboratory equipment The clinic is for sick children and serves youngsters from birth to the age of 15. It is staffed by 33 pediatricians working on a rotating basis. There also are 45 consultants who serve on a referral basis. In 1962, 1,113 children were treated ia 3,423 visits. The clinic serves the Community Chest area of Long Beach, Lakewood, Domin- guer and Signal HilL Sixty percent of its budget comes from the Community Chest and the remainder from philanthropic organizations and an occasional fee. Â· * * Â· ALTHOUGH the focus is on medical attention, the social workers contribute greatly to the over-all picture which many families present There is no racial discrimination and no residency requirement. Eligibility is based on the report of the social worker. 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