Nevada State Journal from Reno, Nevada on November 4, 1954 · Page 9
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PAGE EIGHT NEVADA STATE JOURNAL. RENO. NEVADA. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4,1954 Navy's Hurricane Hunters Risk Their Lives to Chart Path, Strength of Storms By LOWRY BOWMAN United fna Staff ContipOBdent JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 2. (UP)-OJ. S. Navy ·weather planes have been plunging into hurricanes for 10 years and the men who fly them concede they can't explain whv they stick at it. The'35 officers and 200 enlisted men of airborne Early Warning Squadron Four, the Navy's "hurricane hunters," are not thrill-seeking youngsters. All but two of fhe pilots are married men, most of them veterans, and why they love their job is a mystery, even to them. Round-the-clock Duty They are all volunteers, get no extra pay and must stay on call 24 hours a day during tH? hurricane season from June 15 to November 30. Their job is to fly at wavetop Social Notes From Paradise level into each hurricane to chart its force and direction. Their reports give coastal towns time to prepare and hurricanes no longer take the same fearful toll as the howler which hit Galveston in 1900, killing an estimated 6,000 persons. The squadron, based at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station with a detachment at San Juan. Puerto Rico, operates under the control of Fleet Weather tral in Miami. No Direct Orders Cen- Because of the danger of flying into a hurricane which may have winds of more than 150 miles an hour, the pilots are "requested" and not o,-dered to enter the storm. Whether they do or not is up to them. They always do unless they feel it PARADISE VALLEY, Nov. 2. (Special) Louie Liotard returned Sunday from Reno where he had received medical attention. Jeff Cloward was an over-night guest of Fred Miller, Monday. The two boys and Fred's mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Miller enjoyed a show at the Sage theatre in Winnemucca. Rudolph H. Schwartz left Monday to conduct the annual county meetings in Washoe, Churchill, Lyon, Douglas and Pershing. Jack Atwood and son Jay of Reno arrived Monday to spend several days at the ranch home of Mrs. Elizabeth Miller, during which time the men plan to hunt deer. Jay recently received his discharge from the Navy after four years of service. Joe M. Boggio and Lyman Schwartz left Monday for Reno Yerington Social Notes Social Notes YERINGTON. Nov. 3. (Special)--Mrs. Walter Cox was hostess to her bridge club and several guests recently. Present were Mesdames Lola Montela- tici, W. Tilson, J. Wray, Paul Ford, Francis Coddington, Florence Mayes. Jack Carpenter, Ed Recanzone, James Ford, Claude Keema, A. E. MacKenzie, and Joe Sheehy. Prizes for high scores were given to Mrs. Ford, Mrs. Recanzone and Mrs. Gray, and bingo and traveling prizes were won by Mrs. Carpenter and Mrs. Sheehy. Guests at the home of Mrs. Mayme Walmsley this week were her nephew and family, Dr. and Mrs. James Borge and two children of Oakland, Calif. Rev. and Mrs. William S. Linn had as house guests this week Rev. Mr. Linn's parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Linn, of Long Beach, and also his brother and wife, would definitely jeopardize the Jives of their crews. When word of a suspicious storm area is flashed from Weather Central, the crew of one of the squadron's six radar- equipped Neptune planes takes off. Once in the hurricane it takes the stiength of both pilot and co-pilot to handle the controls and they must often let the plane, like a well trained horse, choose its own course. The crew, strapped in tightly, is soaking wet in minutes as the rain forces its way through unsuspected cracks and around the window frames. Usually everyone becomes seasick--no matter how many hurricanes they have weathered. Photograph Storms Two men watch the engines. Two navigators are necessary to keep even a rough check on the position, the radio and radar operators try to. keep their instruments in working order and the aerologist gauges the wind's force by observing wave motions. A photographer keeps snapping where Boggio attended a drouth meeting of the Soil Conservation program, and Schwartz attended a home administration meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Abegglan arrived Monday to spend two weeks at the Ranger Station on business. Visiting with Mrs. Abegglan and Mrs. Wayne Cloward was Mrs. Elizabeth Riley. Mr. and Mrs. LaVar Young and small daughter and mother, Mrs. William Schroder, were week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Buckingham and family. The Youngs returned to Sparks Sunday while Mrs. Schroder remained at the Buckingham home to spend the remainder of the week with her daughter and family. Mrs. Rachel Montgomery and son Michael spent the week-end at their Golconda home. Mrs. Montgomery is the upper grades teacher of the Paradise Valley school. EASY-TUCKS Designed to wear 'round the clock! Easy-sew tucked bodice- yoke and side skirt panels--just the way you like it! Comfortable step-in style--it buttons placket depth! Sew one version with short sleeves -- another with three- quarter length. Select crepe, faille. .Pattern 4693: Misses' Sizes 12, 14. 16, 18. 20; 40. Size 16 takes 4,i yards 39-inch fabric. This pattern easy to use. simple to sew. is tested for fit. Has complete illustrated instructions. Send Thirty-five cents in coins for this pattern--add 5 cents for each pattern for Ist-class mailing. Send to ANNE ADAMS, care of The Nevada State Journal, 148 Pattern Dept., 243 West 17th St., New York 11, N. Y. Print plainly NAME, ADDRESS with ZONE. SIZE and STYLE NUMBER. Winter Activities Planned in Wells Legion Has Ritw In Winnemucca WINNEMUCCA, Nov. 3 (Special)--Officers of Vernon Robins Post No. 5, American Legion, were nstalled Wednesday evening. L. A. Robertson, state department commander, was installing officer, and guests of honor for the ceremony were the Winnemucca National Guard members. New officers are: Sam Greinstein. commander; Robert A. Lun Mr. and Mrs. Roy Linn of Studio City, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Guild and two children returned recently from a vacation trip in California. Mrs. Frank Matheus entertained the members of the Thimble Club at her ranch home last Thursday afternoon. -The business meeting was conducted by Mrs. Ernie Hall £.fter which the members enjoyed a social hour and sewing. Refreshments were served to Mesdames A n n i e Keema, Walter Dunn, A l l e n Freitas, Marie Keema, Annie Littell, E. L. Hall, C. Wastun and Alfred Matheus. The door priz was won by Mrs. Freitaas. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dixon and children of Santa Monica, Calif, spent the weekend visiting Mrs Dixon's parents, Mr. and Mrs Willis Trowbridge. Mr. and Mrs. O. F. Barnes o Los Angeles are visiting at the Louis Isola home. From Wells WELLS, Nov. 3. (Special)-Eighth graders at Wells Grammar School were hosts to sixth and seventh graders at a Hallowe'en costume party in the school gymnasium Friday night. In keeping with the spooky season, the party opened with a movie, 'The Invisible Man," but concluded with dancing and light refreshments Bert Munger is faculty advisor for the eighth grade. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Vandiver and their partner, J. Selby Badt, of the VanClover ranch in Clover Valley announced purchase of a home in Reno to which they are moving this week for the winter. They have not disposed of the Van- Clover ranch property. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Walker, ranchers from C u r r i e , spent CROSSING OFF ANOTHER on list of "ten most wanted men FBI announces arrest of Clifford M Hanson, 31, in Los Angeles, accused of slaying wife in Alhambra, Cal. With him when captured was studio dancer Jacqueline Vay, 29. (International) San Diego Thursday after a leave spent visiting his parents. Mr. and rancners irom v ^ u r r i e , apcm at/cm. .^.«-o -- *· -----Thursday in Wells, where they re- Mrs. Lawrence Hyde in Wells. . ·- . _ .. . ------ . ,. --- , -- ! dy, Harry Odle and W. W. Irwin. first, second and third vice-commanders; George Melody, adjutant; Richard M. Black, finance officer; Harold Williams, chap- Norma and Marlys Sundquist visited their mother, Mrs. Emma Costa, in Washoe Medical Ce.s- ter on Friday and on Saturday. Mrs. Costa has been confined to the polio ward since August 10 and is now showing considerable improvement. *SCHOOL SAVINGS INCREASE School savings program at Eureka has $3,532 on the books, the Eureka Sentinel reported recently. There are now 102 students at Eureka enrolled in the First National Bank of Nevada's special savings project, 19 more than last pictures of the storm. The planes often come back battered and bent. A Neptune flown by Lt. Miller Bell of Savannah, Ga., landed last year with its plexiglass nose blown away. The night radar reconnaissance flights are calmer but the plane still .must stay in the turbulent fringes of the storm to track it by radar. One of the biggest dangers on these flights is the dazzling electrical display which hangs around the fringe of a hurricane. The third hurricane last year was lit up like a Christmas tree," Bell said. DOG LOST Loss of a black and white English setter dog was reported to the police department yesterday by Rosie Strachwitz, 613 California Ave., late Tuesday. The dog is wearing a collar bearing the name of its owner and he answers to the name of "Colonel," officers were told. Mr. and Mrs. Hans Lohse of Fcrnley were Saturday guests at the Al B. Pasquale horn*. Miss Hermine Miller spent the weekend at her ranch home here. She is attending nursing school in Ofiden. Mr. and Mrs. William Lagomarsino of Lovelock have been spending several days as the guests of her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gavica, at the Gavica-Zatica ranch. Recent visitors to Winnemucca were; Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Stewart and son Leslie, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Riley and family, Mrs. Loyal Willis and family, John Ferraro and son Stephen, James G. Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. Fermin Gavica and Mrs. Wayne Cloward. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce McKaig and family of Reno arrived Saturday to spend the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. McKaig and Bryan were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Schwartz. Cathie spent the weekend at the Gavica-Zatica ranch and Laurie was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. James Matson and family. Mr. McKaig was guest speaker at a Farm-Center meeting Sun- WELLS, Nov. 3 (Special)-Members of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Altar Society outlined plans for December during a meeting held at the church rectory Thursday night. Included on the program were plans for the society's Christmas party as well as for assisting the Missionary sisters from Elko with the annual Christmas party for children of St. Thomas Aquinas Catechism classes. Mrs. John Michelli, president, conducted the meeting, h e 1 d a week early, to bid Friar Thomas Miller, priest at Wells, bon voyage on a month's vacation visit to his former home in New York. During Friar Miller's absence, Father Condon of Las Vegas will take his place in Wells and Wendover. Mrs. Robert Salaz was hostess for the evening. lain; Charles Kowell, sergeant at arms; F. W. Robins,'James Kinney and Ralph Vwier, trustees. *-ACTION POSTPONED - Final action on purchase of the Orena well from the Southern Pacific Railread was postponed on technicalities by Lovelock's city council recently, the Lovelock Review Miner reports. Amendments will be added to the agreements between the city and the railroad before the transaction can be completed. * MARLENE GETS CONTRACT HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 3 UP -Actress Marlene Dietrich and night club producer Bill Miller today announced a $200,000 contract which will return the glamor grandmother to Las Vegas in 1955 and 1956. 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